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Vol. XLIV No. 57                                                                                219th Legislature First Annual Session

 

  SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

S3092  Oroho,S  Real property, surplus in Borough of Franklin-authorizes State Treasurer to sell  REF SSG

S3093  Gopal,V/Sweeney,S  Pandemic-establish county-based mitigation plan, allow businesses operate during  REF SCM

S3094  Ruiz,M  School websites & web services-req. to be accessible to persons w/disabilities  REF SED

S3095  Diegnan,P/Greenstein,L+1  Construction inspection program, expedited-establishes  REF SCU

S3096  Diegnan,P  Improved Suicide Prevention, Response and Treatment Act  REF SHH

S3097  Ruiz,M  Inmate, female-request certain medication to prevent pregnancy  REF SLP

S3098  Ruiz,M  Women's Services Division-establish in DOC  REF SLP

S3099  Ruiz,M  Inmate, female-prov w/family planning services prior to correctional fac release  REF SLP

S3100  Ruiz,M  Inmates, pregnant-DOC provide prenatal & post-partum education & services  REF SLP

S3101  Ruiz,M  Sexual assault at instit. of higher education-victim-centered employee training  REF SHI

S3102  Ruiz,M  Sexual assault & stalking-higher ed. instit. adopt affirmative consent policies  REF SHI

S3103  Gopal,V  Domestic violence restraining orders-seizure of ammunition/firearm components  REF SLP

S3104  Singleton,T  Children, virtual instruction-provide income tax credit  REF SBA

S3105  Gopal,V  Firearm, seized-notify domestic violence victim when weapon is returned  REF SLP

S3106  Oroho,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1  Expired food/food waste to farmers-auth. voluntary donation, farmer waive liab.  REF SEG

S3107  Bucco,A  MVC service-allow customer to schedule appointment on MVC website  REF STR

S3108  Bucco,A  Cancer Research, Comm.-increase tobacco product tax revenues from $1M to $4M  REF SHH

S3109  Corrado,K/Gopal,V+1  Vote by Mail Study Commission-establish, report mail-in ballot irregularities  REF SSG

S3111  Gopal,V  Mental health treatment, domestic viol-insur categorize as medically necessary  REF SCM

S3112  Gopal,V  Domestic viol screening-obstetrical provider perform; prevent certain disclosure  REF SHH

S3113  Gopal,V/Singleton,T  Domestic abuse victim tax credit-expands eligibility  REF SBA

S3114  Greenstein,L  PERS Prosecutors Part-allow member to estab. purchased PERS credit at addl. cost  REF SSG

S3115  Gopal,V  Working certificates for minors-modify process for obtaining  REF SLA

S3116  Gopal,V  Min. essential coverage & coronavirus-waive cert shared responsibility tax pymts  REF SCM

S3117  Addiego,D  Personal protective equip-req State estab & manage stockpile, encourage manuf of  REF SSG

S3118  Diegnan,P  Safe School Reopening Grant Program-estab; help purchase air filtration sys;$10M  REF SED

S3119  Ruiz,M  Tuition rate & finan aid elig-T/U/O visa qualify for in-State; T/U for finan aid  REF SHI

S3120  Gopal,V/Singleton,T  Domestic viol. St.-operated websites-utilize security measures, protect visitors  REF SHH

S3121  Bucco,A  Name change for driver's lic-require MVC accept certain documents as proof  REF STR

S3122  Sacco,N  Surplus property in Town of Secaucus, Hudson County-auth. St. Treasurer to sell  REF SSG

S3123  Cruz-Perez,N  Safe & Equitable Remote Learning Program-estab.; support Internet access service  REF SED

S3124  Cruz-Perez,N  Personal protective equipment-exempt from sales and use tax  REF SBA

S3125  Cruz-Perez,N  Blueberry muffin-designates as the State Muffin  REF SSG

S3126  Cruz-Perez,N  Farm Labor Equality Act-concerns conditions of employment for farmworkers  REF SLA

S3127  Lagana,J  Higher education institutions-prov. students w/access to mental health care prog  REF SHI

S3128  Sarlo,P/Pou,N  Outdoor dining-expand opportunity for restaurants, bars, & breweries to provide  REF SBA

S3129  Pou,N  Regional sch district-apportionment of bd membership, amount of district costs  REF SED

S3130  Pou,N  Baby Bond Account Program-establishes  REF SHH

S3131  Pou,N  Dental insurers-prov. credits for reduced usage during coronavirus 2019 pandemic  REF SCM

S3132  Pou,N  Digital Asset and Blockchain Technology Act  REF SCM

S3133  Corrado,K+1  Protective face coverings-exempt from sales and use tax  REF SBA

S3134  Lagana,J  State buildings-all new, required to have solar or geothermal energy systems  REF SEN

S3135  Lagana,J  Guardianship monitoring prog-estab in Office of Pub Guardian for Elderly Adults  REF SJU

S3136  Lagana,J  Judges and judicial personnel-directs AOC to establish implicit bias training  REF SJU

S3137  Lagana,J  Maria's Law-homemaker-home health aides, requires certification suspension  REF SCM

S3139  Turner,S  Drug Court-person participating earn credit against court financial obligations  REF SJU

S3140  Turner,S  Juvenile-clarifies rights to attorney representation; 12 month review hearing  REF SLP

S3141  Turner,S  Affordable housing programs-estab guidelines for creditworthiness determinations  REF SCU

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

 

S3142  Lagana,J  Epinephrine-expands access laws to include epinephrine nasal sprays  REF SHH

S3143  Weinberg,L  Discrimination and harassment, unlawful-concerns  REF SLA

S3144  Ruiz,M  Social Innovation Act-establishes loan pilot program & study commission w/in EDA  REF SEG

S3145  Greenstein,L  Applications for professional & occupational licensure-concerns names  REF SCM

S3146  Greenstein,L  Correctional police/parole off-req compensatory time off, for work during emerg  REF SLP

S3147  Gopal,V  Domestic violence-revises definition, include psychological & economic abuse  REF SJU

S3148  Pou,N  Residents w/special needs-establish central registry for use during emergencies  REF SLP

S3149  Pou,N  Student exchange visitor placement org, international-register w/Secretary of St  REF SSG

S3150  Pou,N  School nurse, return to employment-permit for 2 years w/out TPAF reenrollment  REF SSG

S3151  Pou,N/Oroho,S  Charitable food contributions, made from business inventory-income tax deduction  REF SBA

S3152  Pou,N/Ruiz,M  COVID-19 testing kits-req St enter in contract for purchase by higher edu instit  REF SHI

S3153  Pou,N/Vitale,J  Long-Term Care Ombudsman, St.-estab. long-term care advocacy & edu training prog  REF SHH

S3154  Scutari,N  Out-of-state contractors-estab registry, awarded public works contracts in State  REF SSG

S3155  Scutari,N  Out-of-State contractors-require audits, entered into State & private contracts  REF SSG

S3156  Scutari,N  COVID-19 testing-require results within 72 hours; regulates costs  REF SHH

S3157  Scutari,N  COVID-19 Testing Transparency Act-establishes  REF SHH

S3158  Scutari,N  Automobile Insurance Risk Exchange-eliminates  REF SCM

S3159  Scutari,N  Housing projects, for-sale-extends prevailing wage requirements  REF SLA

S3160  Scutari,N  COVID-19 Local Food Pantry Assistance Grant Program-establish in DHS;$4M  REF SHH

S3161  Scutari,N  Judgments of adoption-require proof be provided when filing joint complaints  REF SJU

SCR135  Weinberg,L  State Parole Board-transfer probation functions from Judiciary  REF SJU

SJR99  Vitale,J  C. Difficile Awareness Month-designates November  REF SHH

SJR100  Cruz-Perez,N  Juliette Gordon Low Day-designates October 31st of each year  REF SSG

SR97  Addiego,D  State & local tax deduction-urges federal government raise to $25K  REF SBA

SR98  Singleton,T  Community Broadband Act-urges Congress to pass  REF SEG

SR99  Lagana,J  Azerbaijan attacks against civilians in Artsakh Republic-condemns  REF SSG

SR100  Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N  SNAP & WIC for diaper purchases-call upon federal government to permit use  REF SHH

SR101  Pou,N/Gopal,V  Small businesses-urges residents to patronize once COVID-19 has concluded  REF SCM

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

 

A229 Aca (1R)  DeAngelo,W/Wimberly,B+9  Telecommunications company-prov prorated refunds, svc outages longer than 72 hrs  REF SEG

A803  Verrelli,A/Wimberly,B+22  Vet student loan debt-exempts discharge thru fed Total & Permanent Disab process  REF SBA

A876  Giblin,T/Benson,D+7  On-line courses-Secretary of Higher Education study prevalence, cost and quality  REF SHI

A1178  Zwicker,A/DePhillips,C+5  Blockchain technology-permits corporations to use for recordkeeping requirements  REF SCM

A2639 Aca (1R)  Moen,W/Mazzeo,V+1  Rowan University-authorizes issuance of alumni license plates  REF SBA

A3384  McKeon,J  Uniform Voidable Transactions Act-renamed Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act  REF SCM

A3392 Aca (1R)  Reynolds-Jackson,V/Timberlake,B+9  Student representative-be appointed to board of education of school district  REF SED

A4233  Houghtaling,E/Dancer,R+5  Trespass & vandalism on agricultural & horticultural lands-increases penalty  REF SEG

A4246 Aca (1R)  Verrelli,A/Benson,D+9  Prof. & occup. license-expedite licensure for out-of-St individuals during emerg  REF SCM

A4454 Aca (1R)  Murphy,C/Reynolds-Jackson,V+10  Diversity & inclusion instruction-require school districts to provide  REF SED

A4478 Aca (1R)  Vainieri Huttle,V/Speight,S+18  Nursing homes-estab addl. req. for DOH to assess sanctions & impose penalties  REF SBA

A4484 Aca (1R)  McKnight,A/Kennedy,J+16  Long-Term Care Ombudsman, St.-estab. long-term care advocacy & edu training prog  REF SHH

A4545 Aca (1R)  Conaway,H/Murphy,C+9  Public school instruction-req. districts include racial discrim & social justice  REF SED

A4556/4145 Acs (ACS)  Karabinchak,R/Pinkin,N+3  BPU-estab. electronic public records access; provide notice of meetings/hearings  REF SBA

A4589  Lopez,Y/Danielsen,J+10  Alcoholic beverages-extends time license holders may sell following COVID-19  REF SBA

A4671  Schaer,G/Swain,L+10  Utilities, pub & local-prov notice, available relief measures during coronavirus  REF SEG

A4788 Aca (1R)  Pintor Marin,E  FY2020-transfer Unclaimed Personal Prop Trust Fd for approp, Essex Co Prosecutor  REF SBA

A4803/4811 Acs (ACS)  Sumter,S/Karabinchak,R+14  Personal protective equip-req State estab & manage stockpile, encourage manuf of  REF SSG

A4804  Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+3  Working certificates for minors-modify process for obtaining  REF SLA

A4805 Acs (ACS)  Freiman,R/Tully,P+4  Business interruption insurance-disclose whether policy prov. pandemic coverage  REF SCM

A4806  Dancer,R/Chiaravalloti,N+3  Property tax reward programs-permits municipalities to authorize  REF SCU

A4807  Armato,J/Lopez,Y+3  Min. essential coverage & coronavirus-waive cert shared responsibility tax pymts  REF SCM

A4808 Aca (1R)  Zwicker,A/Conaway,H+15  Internet-estab. office in BPU, assist in provision/expansion of service in State  REF SEG

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

 

A3123  DeAngelo,W/Murphy,C+7  Veteran-allows to withdraw honorable discharge papers from county clerk 

A4480  Mejia,P/Pinkin,N+14  Medicaid managed care program-requires DHS to review various aspects 

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

S171  (Greenstein,L; Brown,C)  Veteran, homeless shelters-establish grant program

S330  (Gopal,V)  St. pensions-proh investment, req divestment in pub traded fossil fuel companies

S849  (Addiego,D)  Blue envelope-issue, hold documents requiring a person w/autism to operate a veh

S1676 ScaSa (2R)  (Gopal,V)  Hospitals-allow to construct housing & wrap-around services for homeless persons

S1866 Scs (SCS)  (Addiego,D)  St contracts for service-disabled vet-owned business-estab price preference prog

S2682  (Singer,R)  Rare Disease Advisory Council-establishes

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

 

S2903 Sca (1R)  (Addiego,D)  Motor vehicle regis., licensing, & ID card fees-exempts Purple Heart recipients

S2914  (Turner,S)  Nonprofit arts & cultural org.-assist, negatively impacted by COVID-19;$10M

S2968  (Singleton,T)  Veteran for civil service hiring preference-changes definition

S3015  (Addiego,D)  CBT & income tax credits, temp.-prov for job creation, manuf personal prot equip

S3019  (Diegnan,P)  Plug-in electric vehicle incentives-extend to plug-in electric motorcycles

S3106  (Kean,T)  Expired food/food waste to farmers-auth. voluntary donation, farmer waive liab. 

S3109  (Bucco,A)  Corrado,K/Gopal,V+1  Vote by Mail Study Commission-establish, report mail-in ballot irregularities 

S3133  (Bucco,A)  Protective face coverings-exempt from sales and use tax 

SJR80  (Cruz-Perez,N)  Veteran memorial homes, DMVA-release funds to offset COVID-19 related losses

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S1931  (O'Scanlon,D)  Lobsters-changes law regulating size limits

S3015  (Greenstein,L)  CBT & income tax credits, temp.-prov for job creation, manuf personal prot equip

S3090  (Sarlo,P)  Horse races-authorizes fixed odds wagering through fixed odds wagering system

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S3113 (Pou,N)  Domestic abuse victim tax credit-expands eligibility 

S3120 (Pou,N)  Domestic viol. St.-operated websites-utilize security measures, protect visitors 

 

The Senate did not adjourn.  The Senate will meet on Monday, November 9, 2020 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

 

  ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

A4909  Dancer,R/Caputo,R  Horse races-authorizes fixed odds wagering through fixed odds wagering system  REF ATG

A4910  Burzichelli,J/Johnson,G+1  Pandemic-establish county-based mitigation plan, allow businesses operate during  REF ACE

A4911  Bramnick,J/Tully,P+1  Epinephrine-expands access laws to include epinephrine nasal sprays  REF AHE

A4912  Dunn,A/Rooney,K+2  School attendance-require studies on impact of COVID-19  REF AED

A4913  Dancer,R  Telecommunications carriers-directs BPU to undertake public awareness campaign  REF ACO

A4914  Dancer,R+2  Smart meter installation-electric public util. obtain written consent/disclosure  REF ATU

A4915  Dunn,A  Impersonation/exploiting auth. implied by public emerg.-elevates crime  REF AJU

A4916  Dancer,R/Benson,D+2  CATV, system-wide franchise agreement-make service available throughout area  REF ATU

A4917  Greenwald,L/McKnight,A  Police reports, certain-req law enforcement agency provide copy to crime victims  REF ALP

A4918  Greenwald,L  Shareholder meetings, remote-allow corporations to hold  REF ACE

A4919  Downey,J  Domestic violence-revises definition, include psychological & economic abuse  REF AWC

A4920  Downey,J  Domestic viol screening-obstetrical provider perform; prevent certain disclosure  REF AWC

A4921  Downey,J  Domestic viol. St.-operated websites-utilize security measures, protect visitors  REF AWC

A4922  Downey,J  Domestic abuse victim tax credit-expands eligibility  REF AWC

A4923  Downey,J  Domestic violence restraining orders-seizure of ammunition/firearm components  REF AWC

A4924  Bergen,B+2  Landlord, certain-establishes assistance program during COVID-19;$50M  REF AHO

A4925  Bergen,B  Alcoholic Beverage License-estab. restricted license, prov. corporate tax credit  REF AOF

A4926  Bergen,B  Cannabis, med.-revises restriction on ownership of alternative treatment centers  REF AHE

A4927  Bergen,B  Law Enforcement Transparency Act of 2020  REF ALP

A4928  Bergen,B  Health care workers-disclose employers & infectious disease outbreaks at fac  REF AHE

A4929  Vainieri Huttle,V/Benson,D  College Mental Health Services Act-grant prog., concerns mental health on campus  REF AHI

A4930  Vainieri Huttle,V/Benson,D  Security aid-rename as health and safety aid, provide for student mental health  REF AED

A4931  Murphy,C/Rooney,K+1  Bullying in public schools-req sch district estab procedure for online reporting  REF AED

A4932  Johnson,G  Limited liability partnerships-permits use of alternate names  REF AFI

A4933  Burzichelli,J/Benson,D  Unit concrete products-developers offer, carbon footprint-reducing tech option  REF AEN

A4934  Reynolds-Jackson,V/Carter,L  Public school curriculum-req. dist. include instruction on conflict resolution  REF AED

AJR192  Vainieri Huttle,V  C. Difficile Awareness Month-designates November  REF AHE

AR200  Dancer,R  Energy Star-related product rebate-increase offers through Clean Energy Program  REF ATU

AR201  Dancer,R  Telecommunications & Internet surveillance programs-urges to inform the public  REF AHS

AR202  Bergen,B/Vainieri Huttle,V  Rutgers, State Univ-memorialize Ruth Bader Ginsburg by naming building after her  REF AHI

 

Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:

 

A4528 Sca (1R)  DeAngelo,W/Houghtaling,E+1  State procurement process-revises cert aspects, permits auction/reverse auction 

 

 

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

 

S282  Pennacchio,J/Turner,S+7  Innocence Study & Review Commission-study & review wrongful convictions  REF AJU

S300  Pennacchio,J/Kean,T+2  Women-owned & minority-owned business-Purch & Prop Division issue annual report  REF ASL

S396  Weinberg,L/Addiego,D  Construction defect in common interest community-adjust statute of limitations  REF AJU

S818  Lagana,J/Pou,N  County ordinances-permits transmittal of certain proposed by electronic mail  REF ASL

S841  Pou,N  Homestead credit-payment req. to claimant following sale of qualifying homestead  REF AAP

S857  Sweeney,S/Singleton,T+1  State administered pension and annuity funds-subjects to certain requirements  REF ASL

S890 Sca (1R)  Pou,N/Codey,R+1  Maternal mental health-ID & take appropriate steps to secure fed funding sources  REF AHE

S938  Pennacchio,J/Turner,S  Electric veh charging stations-exemp local approval installation at gas stations  REF AEN

S1053  Singleton,T/Sweeney,S  Waterfront wage standards-establishes  REF ALA

S1065 Sca (1R)  Stack,B  Therapy dogs in rental housing units-allows; expands protection  REF AHO

S1398  Pennacchio,J/Brown,C  POW-MIA flag-purchased with State funds, manufactured in US  REF AMV

S2553  Gopal,V/Kean,T+3  Veterans-concerns residency status, pub instit of higher edu during health emerg  REF AMV

S2804 Sca (1R)  Smith,B/Greenstein,L+3  Electric transmission grid-require BPU conduct analysis & comparison study  REF ATU

S2849  Ruiz,M/Greenstein,L+3  School food-request waivers from US Dept of Agric during COVID-19 school closure  REF AAN

S2909 Sca (1R)  Sweeney,S/O'Scanlon,D+7  American flag-auth. private persons display on NJTA/SJTA property; proh. removal  REF ATR

S2938  Turner,S/Diegnan,P+3  REAL ID-limit MVC appt times to sr citizens & cert persons during COVID-19  REF ATR

S3064 Sca (1R)  Oroho,S/Sweeney,S+3  New York taxation of NJ residents' income-req St Treasurer issue report  REF ASL

 

Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

 

S606 Sca (1R)  O'Scanlon,D/Singleton,T+2  Suicide Prevention Advisory Council-establishes in DOH 

S3011  Madden,F+1  Employer unemployment tax increases-reduces or delays during pandemic 

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A169  (DePhillips,C)  Student journalist at public schools-concerns speech rights

A174  (Space,P)  Public officers and employees w/limited historic exceptions-elim State resid req

A179  (Space,P)  Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission-study finan impact of mandated benf

A795  (Quijano,A; Giblin,T)  Cosmetics products-prohibits sale when tested on animals

A804  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates at State & County facilities-offer hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing

A813  (Chaparro,A)  Prisoner reentry peer support hotline-establishes

A818  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates-require DOC provide educational & employment counseling prior to release

A819  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates, post-release employment-requires DOC provide training

A820  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates, certain-concerns vocational training

A821  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates-requires DOC provide substance use disorder services

A822  (Chaparro,A)  Inmate driver's license renewal-DOC coordinate w/MVC and assist upon release

A1058  (Vainieri Huttle,V)  Senior citizen service-requires discrimination prevention training for providers

A2226  (Auth,R)  Small business, first-time paperwork violations-suspends fines

A2350  (Chaparro,A)  Motor vehicle Surcharge Community Svc. Prog.-community svc. in lieu of surcharge

A2418  (Mukherji,R)  Prescription Drug Affordability Board-establishes

A2792    (Kean,S)  Women-owned & minority-owned business-Purch & Prop Division issue annual report 

A3262  (Chaparro,A)  Inmates-county required to provide reentry assistance before release

A4129  (Benson,D)  COVID-19-req. health care fac. report data related to workers & first responders

A4667  (Stanfield,J)  American flag-auth. private persons display on NJTA/SJTA property; proh. removal

A4711  (Speight,S)  Health insur coverage-prov for mental health treatment & substance use disorders

A4810  (Tully,P)  Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish

A4816  (Dancer,R)  Correctional police/parole off-req compensatory time off, for work during emerg

A4832  (Caputo,R)  COVID-19 medications-authorizes pharmacists to administer

A4848  (Spearman,W)  Reproductive Freedom Act-concerns reproductive rights & autonomy

A4855  (Caputo,R)  Nursing homes-req. DOH develop infection control/prevention infra. improvements

A4864  (Chiaravalloti,N; Tully,P)  Assisted living facilities in Medicaid, certain-temporary 25% increase;$210K

A4884  (Speight,S)  Sexual Violence Restorative Justice Pilot Program-establishes

A4886  (Speight,S)  Sexual assault victims-require resources be made available to

A4887  (Speight,S)  Sexual assault victim-estab right to be notified of prosecutor charging decision

A4888  (Speight,S)  Sexual assault cases-require AG audit & issue annual report

A4896  (Simonsen,E; McClellan,A)  Teacher certification, temp.-estab. prog, issuance to cert students in prep prog

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

A4910  (Benson,D) Pandemic-establish county-based mitigation plan, allow businesses operate during 

A4911  (Vainieri Huttle,V) Epinephrine-expands access laws to include epinephrine nasal sprays 

A4912  (Simonsen,E; McClellan,A)  School attendance-require studies on impact of COVID-19 

A4914  (Simonsen,E; McClellan,A)  Smart meter installation-electric public util. obtain written consent/disclosure   

A4916  (Simonsen,E; McClellan,A)  CATV, system-wide franchise agreement-make service available throughout area   

A4924  (McClellan,A; Simonsen,E)  Landlord, certain-establishes assistance program during COVID-19;$50M   

A4931  (Vainieri Huttle,V)  Bullying in public schools-req sch district estab procedure for online reporting

ACR80  (Johnson,G)    Natural resources, public-make State trustee; guarantee environmental rights

    

 

Prime Sponsors Added:

A2708  (Mukherji,R)  Therapy dogs in rental housing units-allows; expands protection 

 

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

A2708  (Vainieri Huttle,V)  Therapy dogs in rental housing units-allows; expands protection 

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A816  (Chaparro,A)  Correctional facilities, for-profit, private-prohibit DOC entering into contract

A817  (Chaparro,A)  Correctional facility, private-prohibit St-chartered finan instit from investing

A1054  (Murphy,C)  Kindergarten, full-day-required in all school districts; uniform age requirement

A2264  (Chaparro,A)  Children endangerment-communication service preserve information

A2708    (Chaparro,A)  Therapy dogs in rental housing units-allows; expands protection 

A3590    (Timberlake,B)  Breach of security, containing personal info.-revise requirements for disclosure 

A3687  (Verrelli,A)  Firearm, seized-notify domestic violence victim when weapon is returned

A4634  (Johnson,G)  CBT credit-allows for subcontracting work to NJ small businesses

A4798  (Rooney,K)  Emerg. power generators-estab interest-free revolving loan prog to help purchase

AR122  (Timberlake,B)  Diaper Need Awareness Week-week of September 25 through October 1, 2018

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A827  (Verrelli,A)  Drug Court-person participating earn credit against court financial obligations

A1058  (Murphy,C)  Senior citizen service-requires discrimination prevention training for providers

A1067  (Murphy,C)  Nursing fac special care-patients w/psych, substance use disorder dual diagnosis

A1531  (Tucker,C)  License plate frames-permits which do not obsure numbers or letters on lic plate

A4594  (Reynolds-Jackson,V)  Teacher cert-estab proc for issuance of limited cert of elig w/advanced standing

A4595  (Reynolds-Jackson,V)  Male Teachers of Color Mentorship Pilot Program-establishes;$50K

A4596  (Reynolds-Jackson,V)  Culturally responsive teaching credential-require DOE to develop

A4682  (Carter,L)  Emergency Tenant and Landlord Assistance Act;$300M

A4864  (Spearman,W)  Assisted living facilities in Medicaid, certain-temporary 25% increase;$210K

A4885  (Reynolds-Jackson,V)  Sexual assault-require law enforcement provide victim w/police report

A4892    (Schepisi,H)  State Workplace Anti-Harassment & Discrimination Policy-codifies

A4911  (RooneyK) Epinephrine-expands access laws to include epinephrine nasal sprays 

A4929  (Verrelli,A)  College Mental Health Services Act-grant prog., concerns mental health on campus 

A4930  (Verrelli,A)  Security aid-rename as health and safety aid, provide for student mental health 

A4931  (Benson,D)  Bullying in public schools-req sch district estab procedure for online reporting 

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective October 27, 2020

 

State Commission of Investigation:

 

Kevin R. Reina, of Summit, replacing John A. Hoffman, resigned.


Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

The Assembly did not adjourn.  The Assembly will meet on Monday, November 9, 2020 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/29/2020):

 

P.L.2020, c.114.  S2517 Aa (1R)  Sweeney,S/Weinberg,L+8  10/30/2020  Paratransit svcs.-adopt best practices, greater coordination, estab   
  councils;$6M 

P.L.2020, c.115.  A3914 Sca (1R)  Taliaferro,A/Moen,W+8  10/30/2020  Public emp.-concerns hiring & benefits during health hazard posed by  
  coronavirus 

P.L.2020, c.116.  A4134 Aca (1R)  Downey,J/Houghtaling,E  10/30/2020  Workers' comp-revise effective date for loss of hand/foot; apply to pending   
  case 

P.L.2020, c.117.  S864 ScaSaAcaAca (4R)  Smith,B/Greenstein,L+21  11/4/2020  Plastic carryout bags, polystyrene & single-use straws-prohibits use 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/29/2020): (cont’d)

 

P.L.2020, c.118.  A4809 Aca (1R)  Pintor Marin,E/Sumter,S+2  11/4/2020  CBT-revise, clarify, correct, and simplify various aspects

P.L.2020, c.119. A2355  Dancer,R/Houghtaling,E+6  Account wagering system-allow State residents, outside of NJ, place wagers