NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

for July 14, 2020

 

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Vol. XLIV No. 34 219th Legislature First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Nominations Corrected Copies:

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NORTH JERSEY DISTRICT WATER SUPPLY COMMISION:

Joseph McCallum, Jr., of Newark to replace Jerome P. Amedeo.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THOMAS EDISON STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Kemi Alli, M.D., of Bernardsville *NOT* Franklin Park.

Bills Introduced:

 

S2692 Gopal,V Fed. funds for small/medium business & nonprofit assistance-approp. $125M to EDA REF SEG

S2693 Greenstein,L Police, State-establishes Employment Application Registry database REF SLP

S2694 Beach,J Vehicle identification placards-permits hearing impaired persons to apply REF STR

S2696 Greenstein,L Grade retention, voluntary-permit special & bilingual ed students to repeat REF SED

S2697 Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act-authorizes issuance of State bonds totaling $9.9B REF SBA

SR77 Gopal,V Delivery veh req air-conditioning-urge President & Congress to enact legislation REF STR

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

A4175 Sca (1R) Pintor Marin,E/McKeon,J+1 COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act-authorizes issuance of State bonds totaling $9.9B REP/SCA

S2697 Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act-authorizes issuance of State bonds totaling $9.9B REP

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

S280 (Cunningham,S) Human trafficking victim-develop and post notice containing information

S1176 (Corrado,K) Wildlife-prohibits harassing or taking at competitive events; establish penal.

S1820 (Gopal,V) Governor, State Legislature-estab. ranked-choice voting procedure for elections

S2634 (O'Scanlon,D) Immunity related to coronavirus 2019-establish for certain persons and entities

 

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

S855 (Gopal,V) Board of chosen freeholders-change title to board of county commissioners

 

Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S1762 (Singleton,T) First-Time Home Buyer Savings Account Program-establishes

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S1245 Sca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N) Equine-related farm employee housing with horses-establishes Right to Farm

S1458 (Testa,M) Small business loan program-incl. broadband telecommunications service providers

S1503 (Bucco,A) Veteran, occupy housing unit-COAH credit mun. w/1.5 units, fair share obligation

S2638 (Gill,N) AG-collect, record, analyze & report cert prosecutorial & criminal justice data

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S855 (Gopal,V) Board of chosen freeholders-change title to board of county commissioners

 

Notes to the 7/9/2020 Digest:

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S2031 (Gopal,V) Cemetery companies-estab minimum dollar amount required in Maintenance/Preserv *NOT* Added as Co-Prime
S2631 (Oroho,S) Bingo & raffles-permits the conduct of remotely

 

The Senate adjourned at 4:20 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, July 16, 2020 (SESSION).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

 

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, July 16, 2020 (SESSION).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/9/2020):

 

None