NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

for January 13, 2021

 

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Vol. XXXIII No. 2 219th Legislature Second Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION

 

The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, January 14, 2021 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

A681 Vainieri Huttle,V/McKnight,A+13 Age discrimination-expands scope of law prohibiting REP

A802 Aca (1R) Verrelli,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V+3 Gift card fraud-requires certain retailers to train employees REP/ACA

A953 Karabinchak,R Architects-disclose insurance coverage REP

A1221 Chaparro,A/Speight,S+3 Social svcs. hotline-emerg contact info & access instructions be prov to tenants REP

A1616 Lampitt,P/Conaway,H+10 Student ID cards-required to contain phone number for suicide prevention hotline REP

A3194 Aca (1R) Johnson,G/Calabrese,C+4 Ticket Consumer Choice Act REP/ACA

A3620 Quijano,A/Speight,S+4 Discriminatory housing practices-inclusion of info. in Truth in Renting Guide REP

A3872 Karabinchak,R/Jasey,M+3 Tuition and fees at higher education institutions-concerns REP

A4016 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Benson,D+1 Rare Disease Advisory Council-establishes REP/ACA

A4834 Mazzeo,V/Quijano,A Solicitation by mail-req. disclosure letter, falsely implying St govt connection REP

A4861 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Armato,J+3 COVID-19 death in long term fac/vet homes-DOH continuously publish total number REP/ACA

A4957 Aca (1R) Speight,S/McKnight,A+1 Long-term care facilities-require to annually review residents' proxy directives REP/ACA

A5133 Acs (ACS) Greenwald,L/Chiaravalloti,N Restaurants-establish requirements to operate during public health emergency REP/ACS

A5135 Acs (ACS) Greenwald,L/Karabinchak,R+2 Restaurant use of heaters & tents-estab Statewide standards during COVID-19 REP/ACS

A5136 Acs (ACS) Greenwald,L/Johnson,G+1 Restaurant safety during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic-concerns REP/ACS

A5139 Acs (ACS) Greenwald,L/Johnson,G Restaurant tents during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic-concerns REP/ACS

A5142 Wimberly,B/Jasey,M Homeowner in foreclosure-protect from excessively low intervening offer REP

A5212 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Verrelli,A Vaccines-permits dentists to administer under certain circumstances REP/ACA

A5222 Aca (1R) Mukherji,R Immunization, optometrists authorized to administer-establishes requirements REP/ACA

A5243 Aca (1R) Sumter,S/Chaparro,A Biannual Small Business Matchmaker Initiative-establishes in Department of State REP/ACA

A5245 Sumter,S/Reynolds-Jackson,V DOE arbitrators-training include issues related to cultural diversity and bias REP

ACR126 Aca (1R) Reynolds-Jackson,V/McKnight,A Debt settlement companies-urges efforts to protect minority communities REP/ACA

ACR166 Lopez,Y National Practitioner Data Bank-available to health care prof. boards w/out cost REP

ACR196 Benson,D/Verrelli,A+2 Colorectal cancer screening-urges to lower recommended age from 50 to 45 REP

AJR174/199 Acs (ACS) Moen,W/Chiaravalloti,N COVID-19 effects on small businesses-establishes commission to study REP/ACS

AR199 Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G+1 Higher education stimulus aid, federal-urge Congress address inequities REP

S699 Ruiz,M/Singleton,T+1 DOE arbitrators-training include issues related to cultural diversity and bias REP

SCR36 Pou,N National Practitioner Data Bank-available to health care prof. boards w/out cost REP

SCR103 Aca (1R) Rice,R+2 Debt settlement companies-urges efforts to protect minority communities REP/ACA

 

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

 

A2304 Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Arthritis Quality of Life Initiative & Advisory Council on Arthritis-re-estab. REP REF AAP

A3110 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Verrelli,A Emergency shelters-establishes certain minimum and maximum temperatures REP/ACA REF AAP

A5137 Greenwald,L/Vainieri Huttle,V+2 Alcholic beverage COVID-19 Expansion Permit-require ABC to waive fee REP REF AAP

S537 Aca (1R) Codey,R+3 Emergency shelters-establishes certain minimum and maximum temperatures REP/ACA REF AAP

 

Bills Combined:

 

AJR199 Greenwald,L/Johnson,G Commission to Review Impact of COVID-19 on Small Businesses-establishes COMB/W AJR174 (ACS)

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A1246 (McKnight,A) Terrorism-expands crime

A1536 (Moriarty,P; Houghtaling,E; Moen,W) Sign fabrication, prevailing wage requirements & proj. labor agreements-concerns

A3784 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Deed recordings-enhances protections against fraudulent

A3872 (Carter,L) Tuition and fees at higher education institutions-concerns

A3994 (Wirths,H; Space,P) Mail-in ballot-prohibit outer envelope from containing political affiliation

A4897 (Wirths,H) New York taxation of NJ residents' income-req St Treasurer issue report

A5135 Acs (ACS) (Benson,D) Restaurant use of heaters & tents-estab Statewide standards during COVID-19

A5136 Acs (ACS) (Benson,D) Restaurant safety during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic-concerns

A5137 (Benson,D) Alcholic beverage COVID-19 Expansion Permit-require ABC to waive fee

A5193 (Chaparro,A) Driver testing, persons/disabilities-req. MVC provide reasonable accommodations

A5198 (Chaparro,A) September 11 Remembrance Day-designates September 11 of each year

AR199 (Carter,L) Higher education stimulus aid, federal-urge Congress address inequities

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A311 (McKnight,A) Firefighters, experienced-exempts from certain requirements

A4834 (Quijano,A) Solicitation by mail-req. disclosure letter, falsely implying St govt connection

A5065 (Speight,S) Anti-bias instruction-school district req to provide; desig chief equity officer

A5189 (Dancer,R) Farmland preserv. inheritance tax deduction prog. w/in Dept of Agriculture-estab

A5193 (McKnight,A) Driver testing, persons/disabilities-req. MVC provide reasonable accommodations

A5212 Aca (1R) (Verrelli,A) Vaccines-permits dentists to administer under certain circumstances

A5229 (Verrelli,A) Paramedics & vaccines-permit to administer during communicable disease outbreak

A5239 (Reynolds-Jackson,V) Criminal Sentencing & Disposition Comm.-increase size; broaden reporting duties

A5243 Aca (1R) (Chaparro,A) Biannual Small Business Matchmaker Initiative-establishes in Department of State

A5264 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Civics instruction-req 11th grade students complete as part of graduation req.

A5265 (Verrelli,A) Medical assistants & vaccines-permit to administer under certain circumstances

AJR197 (Bergen,B) Law Enforcement & Correctional Police Officer Appreciation Month-designates May

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A5062 (Speight,S) Health club contracts-requires provisions, regarding infectious disease outbreak

A5065 (Benson,D) Anti-bias instruction-school district req to provide; desig chief equity officer

A5133 Acs (ACS) (Benson,D) Restaurants-establish requirements to operate during public health emergency

A5193 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Driver testing, persons/disabilities-req. MVC provide reasonable accommodations

A5197 (Chaparro,A) Teachers, certified-income tax credit who incur expenses for classroom supplies

A5244 (Chaparro,A) Efficiency & scaling in delivery of local govt services-requires Bloustein study

AJR188 (McKnight,A) COVID-19 First Responders Memorial Day-designates March 31

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective January 13, 2021

 

New Jersey Civic Information Consortium Board of Directors:

 

Molly de Aguiar, of Highland Park.

 

The Assembly adjourned at 5:56 P.M. to meet again on Monday, January 25, 2021 (QUORUM, Committee Groups C and D scheduled to meet).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/12/2021):

 

None