NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

for December 16, 2020

 

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Vol. XLIV No. 66 219th Legislature First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

S3286 Ruiz,M Correctional police officers & body worn cameras-require to wear REF SLP

S3287 Singleton,T Manuf fac-concerns provision of energy by prov exemptions to cert energy taxes REF SEN

S3288 Beach,J Funds from stormwater/water/sewer purposes-reduces allowed diversion REF SEN

S3289 Singleton,T Electric pub. util equip-replace over 36 mo period if sustained svc interruption REF SEG

S3290 Bucco,A MVC hours for health care workers & first responders-reserves certain REF STR

S3291 Kean,T+1 Persons with disabilities-creates resume bank for REF SHH

S3292 O'Scanlon,D Pharmacist-administered vaccine-expand auth during communicable disease outbreak REF SHH

S3293 O'Scanlon,D Cannabis, medical-extend period new satellite dispensaries may be approved REF SHH

S3294 Oroho,S/Gopal,V+1 Parking privileges-100% Disabled Vet. not req. to submit documentation to renew REF STR

S3295 Ruiz,M Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy REF SBA

SJR102 Bateman,C+1 School Library Month-designates month of April REF SED

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

S529/521 Scs (SCS) (Diegnan,P) Children's meals served in restaurants-required to meet nutritional standards

S1154 (Pou,N) School discipline-develop guidelines consistent with certain federal guidelines

S1937 (Singleton,T) Promote Employment by State Agencies of People w/Disabilities Task Force-estab.

S2072 (Singleton,T) Therapy dog-estab pilot program to use in public elementary school wellness prog

S2503 (Gill,N) Strangulation assault-increases to crime of second degree

S2796 (Pou,N) Alzheimer's & Dementia Care Long-Term Planning Commission-establishes in DHS

S3041 Sca (1R) (Pou,N) COVID-19 death in long term fac/vet homes-DOH continuously publish total number

S3211 (Brown,C) Environmental infrastructure lonans for projects-modifies terms and conditions

S3213 (Pou,N) Community Learning Program-establish, provide extended learning time programs

S3214 (Diegnan,P) Public schooling during COVID-19-Comm. of Education prepare learning loss report

S3227 (Turner,S) CBT rev to St Agriculture Devel Committee-non-profit org farmland grants;$3.763M

S3235 (Singleton,T; Gopal,V; Turner,S) CBT rev to Historic Trust-preservation projects & admin expenses;$11.777M

S3282 (Singleton,T) Colorectal cancer screenings-reduce age health benefit plans cover from 50 to 45

S3283 Sca (1R) (Singleton,T) Emergency unemployment benefits & shared work benefits-concerns
S3291 (Corrado,K) Persons with disabilities-creates resume bank for
S3294 (Corrado,K) Parking privileges-100% Disabled Vet. not req. to submit documentation to renew

SJR102 (Corrado,K) School Library Month-designates month of April

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

S3274 (Sarlo,P) Palisades Cliffs Protection Act-limit height of new construction

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S3235 (Pou,N) CBT rev to Historic Trust-preservation projects & admin expenses;$11.777M

S3269 (Bucco,A) Income tax credit-provide to essential employees working during COVID-19

S3277 (Singleton,T) Exempt fireman certificates-raise from 45 to 57 maximum eligibility age

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S3211 (Singleton,T) Environmental infrastructure lonans for projects-modifies terms and conditions

 

The Senate President has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective April 24, 2020

 

Campus Sexual Assault Commission:

 

Donna M. Chiera, of Perth Amboy.

 

The Senate adjourned at 3:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, December 17, 2020 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

A4 Pintor Marin,E/Coughlin,C Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy REF AAP

A5152 Dunn,A Cancer Research from Workforce Development Partnership Fd-prov dedicated funding REF AHE

A5153 Dunn,A/Vainieri Huttle,V Youth suicide, causes-requires DOH to study REF AWC

A5154 Dancer,R Animal & veterinarian fac. & pet shops-display info. concerning pet insurance REF AAN

A5155 Wirths,H+1 Parking privileges-100% Disabled Vet. not req. to submit documentation to renew REF AMV

A5156 Wirths,H Broadband infrastructure expansion to rural areas in State;$50M REF ATU

A5157 Vainieri Huttle,V Opioid medications to student athletes-establishes certain limitations on prescr REF AHE

A5158 Moen,W Licensure for nonresident military spouses, prof./occupational-concerns req. REF ARP

A5159 Benson,D Substance use disorder treatment, resid/outpatient-conduct study Medicaid avail REF AHU

A5160 DeAngelo,W Energy & water efficiency-establish minimum standards for certain products REF AEN

A5161 Johnson,G Law enforce. officer appointed by Palisades Interstate Park-concerns base salary REF ALP

A5162 Downey,J Automobile insurance policy limits-disclose upon request by attorney, cert REF AFI

A5163 Vainieri Huttle,V Police departments, county/mun-prov medication refrigeration during power outage REF ASL

A5164 Vainieri Huttle,V Autism spectrum disorder individual-req. annual report on health and well-being REF AHU

A5165 Conaway,H/Zwicker,A Paper ballot counting process-estab grant program for counties to improve;$10M REF ASL

A5166 Conaway,H/Zwicker,A Voting Improvement Task Force-establishes REF ASL

A5167 Conaway,H ReadyReturn Prog-estab; streamline processes for filing income tax returns REF AHE

A5168 Simonsen,E Substance abuse instruction in public sch-require content on risks of cannabis REF AED

ACR203 Dunn,A/Vainieri Huttle,V Transitional housing for homeless, including domestic viol. survivors-prioritize REF ATR

AR210 Chiaravalloti,N/Vainieri Huttle,V Closed captioning on television monitors in public spaces-urges activation REF AHO

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A508 Aca (1R) (Stanfield,J) Workers' compensation insurance requirement-concerns corporations & partnerships

A1171 (DeAngelo,W) Statewide database, certified payroll information for pub works projects-creates

A1269 Aca (1R) (Lampitt,P) Class 4A commercial property-eliminates the 1% fee and the 1% tax

A1306 (Dunn,A) Agency prov temp home for child or pregnant woman during crisis-background check

A1699 (Stanfield,J) Deer hunting with firearm-authorizes on Sunday on private property

A1713 (Stanfield,J) Deer-authorizes Sunday firearm and bow hunting on certain lands

A2035 (Johnson,G) Family leave benefits-allows for sharing between covered individuals

A2063 (Timberlake,B) Prisoner reentry transitional housing-requires DCA establish standards

A2418 (Chaparro,A) Prescription Drug Affordability Board-establishes

A3062 Aca (1R) (Moriarty,P) Financial Empowerment Pilot Program, three year-establishes

A4436 Aca (1R) (Chiaravalloti,N; Reynolds-Jackson,V; Jasey,M) Student Mental Health Task Force-establish, study resources available

A4617 AcaAca (2R) (Pintor Marin,E) Landlord expenses, cert-addresses in response to COVID-19;$300M

A4663 (Carter,L) Restorative & Transformative Justice for Youths & Communities Pilot Prog;$8.4M

A4907 Acs (ACS) (McKnight,A) Statewide Body Worn Camera Program;$58M

A4975 AcaAaAca (3R) (Lampitt,P; Jasey,M) Quality Single Accountability Continuum-postpones review due to COVID-19

A5053 (Space,P; Wirths,H) Environmental infra. proj.-amends list approved for long-term funding for FY2021

A5057 Aca (1R) (Murphy,C) Infrastructure Bank-auth. to finance aviation & marine infrastructure projects

A5058 (Murphy,C) Cigarette usage, electronic-school districts provide instruction on dangers

A5075 (Clifton,R) Fire museum and Fallen Firefighter Memorial Commission-establish

A5079 (Space,P; Wirths,H) CBT revenues to St Agriculture Devel Committee-co planning incentive grants;$12M

A5080 (Murphy,C; Space,P; Wirths,H) CBT rev to St Agriculture Devel Committee-non-profit org farmland grants;$3.763M

A5081 (Murphy,C) Farmland preservation-dedicate CBT rev. for mun planning incentive grants;$11.5M

A5092 (Catalano,J; McGuckin,G) Vote by Mail Study Commission-establish, report mail-in ballot irregularities

A5115 (Space,P; Wirths,H) Recreation & conservation purposes, Blue Acres-CBT revenue to DEP;$30.387M

A5121 (Karabinchak,R) Manuf fac-concerns provision of energy by prov exemptions to cert energy taxes

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A1383 (Dancer,R) Nurse, licensed-veteran receive credit upon completing military medical training

A5074 (Dancer,R) SPRS members-purchase service credit for prior federal government service

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Greenwald,L) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

A1383 (Bergen,B) Nurse, licensed-veteran receive credit upon completing military medical training

A3036 (Mukherji,R) Affidavit of merit-plaintiff obtain in malpractice suit against enrolled agent

A3645 (Dunn,A) Absences, excused-school district incl illness based on mental/behavioral health

A5121 (Zwicker,A) Manuf fac-concerns provision of energy by prov exemptions to cert energy taxes
A5153 (Schepisi,H) Youth suicide, causes-requires DOH to study
A5165 (Benson,D) Paper ballot counting process-estab grant program for counties to improve;$10M
A5166 (Benson,D) Voting Improvement Task Force-establishes

 

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Johnson,G) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Wimberly,B) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Chiaravalloti,N) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Seventh Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Chaparro,A) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Verrrelli,A) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Ninth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Mazzeo,V) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Tenth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Carter,L) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Eleventh Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Houghtaling,E) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

Twelfth Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4 (Zwicker,A) Economic Recovery Act of 2020-concerning State economic development policy

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective December 16, 2020

 

New Jersey Law Review Commission:

 

Louis N. Rainone, Esq., of Middletown.

The Assembly adjourned at 4:01 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, December 17, 2020 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/14/2020):

 

None