NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

for January 12, 2021

 

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Vol. XXXIII No. 1 219th Legislature Second Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

S3341 Codey,R Joint official, cert-elim local bd of health req be from adjacent municipalities REF SCU

S3342 Codey,R A. Philip Randolph-direct NJT erect statue in honor of;$90K REF SSG

S3343 Rice,R Deed recordings-enhances protections against fraudulent REF SCU

S3344 Rice,R Finan instit-concerns release of account info, suspect fraud of vulnerable adult REF SHH

S3345 Cryan,J Utility bill payment assistance, direct-provide to low-income households;$5M REF SCU

S3346 Cryan,J/Kean,T Public bodies-req. cert provide minimum time for public comment at cert meetings REF SSG

S3347 Bucco,A School bus video footage-allow mun. use to ticket driver for illegally passing REF SLP

S3348 Bucco,A/Madden,F Accidental death benefit-provide, St Police recruit dies during pre-svc training REF SSG

S3349 Pennacchio,J/Sweeney,S Extraordinary special education State aid-provide 3 yr phase-in of full funding REF SED

S3350 Weinberg,L Medicaid fee-for-svc coverage-concerns certain managed long term svcs & supports REF SHH

S3351 Weinberg,L Assisted living facilities in Medicaid, certain-temporary 25% increase;$210K REF SMV

S3352 Weinberg,L Discrimination and harassment, unlawful-concerns REF SJU

S3353 Oroho,S Division of Elections-transfer to Department of Law & Public Safety REF SSG

S3354 O'Scanlon,D Paramedics-auth expired cert be temporarily reactivated during disease outbreak REF SHH

S3355 O'Scanlon,D Medical assistants & vaccines-permit to administer under certain circumstances REF SHH

S3356 O'Scanlon,D Paramedics & vaccines-permit to administer during communicable disease outbreak REF SHH

S3357 Stack,B Landlord expenses, cert-addresses in response to COVID-19;$300M REF SCU

S3358 Pou,N Prisoner reentry transitional housing-requires DCA establish standards REF SCU

S3359 Testa,M/Lagana,J Veterans, certain surviving spouses-provides gross income tax deduction REF SMV

S3360 Testa,M Substance abuse instruction in public sch-require content on risks of cannabis REF SED

S3361 Weinberg,L Correction fac.-prohibit entering into agreements with federal immigration REF SLP

S3362 Turner,S Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf-extend eligibility for SDA grant funding REF SED

S3363 Cunningham,S Sentencing reform-implements Crim. Sentencing & Disposition Comm recommendations REF SJU

S3364 Sweeney,S Alco. bev. lic-permit licensees acquire from retail food store, bankruptcy asset REF SEG

SJR103 Corrado,K Law Enforcement & Correctional Police Officer Appreciation Month-designates May REF SLP

SR107 Codey,R United Kingdom-oppose trade agreement unless Good Friday/Irish peace preserved REF SSG

SR108 Weinberg,L NJ-Taiwan sister state relationship-commemorates REF SSG

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

 

A3450 AcaAaAa (3R) Johnson,G+1 Income access services & related provider contracts-creates certain requirements REF SCM

A4745 Aca (1R) Armato,J/Chaparro,A+7 Exempt fireman certificates-raise from 45 to 57 maximum eligibility age REF SLP

A5033 Benson,D/Dancer,R+7 Motor vehicle dealers-authorize to sell online & obtain electronic signatures REF STR

A5130 Aca (1R) Jasey,M/Reynolds-Jackson,V+6 Foreclosure Prevention Act-establishes; concerns mitigation of loss REF SCU

 

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

 

A5116 Johnson,G/Auth,R Real property, Mahwah Township-authorizes State Treasurer to sell

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

S3298 (Corrado,K) Devel disab persons, 21 yr & older-allow to attend spec ed, adult day & emp prog

 

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S3330 (Bucco,A) MVC timeframe-extends for receiving certain documents issued by MVC

The Senate adjourned at 4:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 14, 2021 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Bills Introduced:

 

A5247 Downey,J Devel. disab individuals-concerns info prov to guardian, involving abuse/neglect REF AHU

A5248 Downey,J Family Services & Communications Advisory Committee-establish in DHS REF AHU

A5249 Downey,J Ombudsman for Individuals w/Intellectual or Devel. Disab., Office-renames REF AHU

A5250 Vainieri Huttle,V Commission on People with Disabilities-establishes REF AHU

A5251 Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Disability Life-Sustaining Measures Advisory Council-creates REF AHE

A5252 Vainieri Huttle,V Devel disab persons, 21 yr & older-allow to attend spec ed, adult day & emp prog REF AHU

A5253 Vainieri Huttle,V Long-term care facilities-require to submit reports regarding residents w/disab. REF AHU

A5254 Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Hospital data-collect & report on people w/disab. tested or treated for COVID-19 REF AHU

A5255 Vainieri Huttle,V Telemedicine & telehealth-revises requirements for health insurers to cover REF AHE

A5256 Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Clear masks-concerns manufacturing and promotes public awareness REF AHE

A5257 Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Access & Integration Needs in Emerg & Disasters, NJ Group-transfers to St Police REF AHU

A5258 DiMaso,S Paramedics-auth expired cert be temporarily reactivated during disease outbreak REF AHE

A5259 Wirths,H/Space,P Division of Elections-transfer to Department of Law & Public Safety REF ASL

A5260 Dancer,R Culinary arts courses-concerns use of Jersey Fresh products REF AAN

A5261 Dunn,A Accidental death benefit-provide, St Police recruit dies during pre-svc training REF ALP

A5262 Murphy,C Workability Prog & Personal Assistance Svcs Prog-revise eligibility requirements REF AHU

A5263 Scharfenberger,G Electric svc. equip, customer-owned-reimb cost if damage is due to weather event REF ATU

A5264 Scharfenberger,G Civics instruction-req 11th grade students complete as part of graduation req. REF AED

A5265 DiMaso,S Medical assistants & vaccines-permit to administer under certain circumstances REF AHE

A5266 Chiaravalloti,N Sentencing reform-implements Crim. Sentencing & Disposition Comm recommendations REF ALP

ACR207 Dancer,R Health insur. premiums-dedicate assessments paid by mutual holding co. to reduce REF AFI

AJR205 Murphy,C/Vainieri Huttle,V International Day of Persons with Disabilities-designates December 3rd REF AHU

AR214 McKnight,A African-American women-urges support and protection REF AHU

AR215 Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Emerg Management, Office-address needs of people w/disab before, during, & after REF AHU

AR216 Vainieri Huttle,V SNAP benefits-urges to authorize permanent use for online purchasing of foods REF AHU

 

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

 

S310 Rice,R/Turner,S+1 Dwellings-municipalities adjust deadline to apply for short-term exemp/abatement REF ASL

S321 Rice,R/Turner,S+1 Lead service lines-requires certain residential developers to replace REF AEN

S767 Gopal,V/Greenstein,L+1 Infrastructure Bank transportation projects-eliminates 5% down payment required REF ATR

S771 Scutari,N Worker's compensation coverage-expands to parking areas provided by employer REF ALA

S775 Sa (1R) Scutari,N/Stack,B Rental unit owners and business owners-maintain liability insurance policy REF AFI

S1322 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Addiego,D+1 Police officer eval.-prohibits from considering number of arrests or citations REF ALP

S1558 Sa (1R) Scutari,N Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request REF AFI

S1877 Turner,S/Pou,N Tuition and fees at higher education institutions-concerns REF AHI

S2441 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Diegnan,P+1 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council-revises and updates membership REF AHU

S2644 Bateman,C/Beach,J Libraries-allows disposal of certain materials without advertising for bids REF ASL

S2725 Sca (1R) Gopal,V+1 Real Property Assessment Demonstration Program-concerns REF ASL

S2727 Pennacchio,J/Pou,N+1 Multigenerational Family Housing Continuity Commission-establishes REF AHO

S3197 Scutari,N/Smith,B Judges, certain-clarifies eligibility for deferred retirement in JRS REF AJU

S3208 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Diegnan,P+3 SPRS member, 9/11 WTC-provides death benefits to surviving spouses & children REF AHS

S3223 Smith,B/Bateman,C+1 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure-provides, inherently beneficial REF ASL

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A4783 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Teachers-grants reciprocity with certain out-of-state certificates

A5211 Aca (1R) (McKnight,A) Cannabis legalization-updates and clarifies recent legislation

A5251 (Benson,D) Disability Life-Sustaining Measures Advisory Council-creates

A5254 (Benson,D) Hospital data-collect & report on people w/disab. tested or treated for COVID-19

A5256 (Benson,D) Clear masks-concerns manufacturing and promotes public awareness

A5257 (Benson,D) Access & Integration Needs in Emerg & Disasters, NJ Group-transfers to St Police

AR215 (Benson,D) Emerg Management, Office-address needs of people w/disab before, during, & after

 

 

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

ACR196 (Verrelli,A) Colorectal cancer screening-urges to lower recommended age from 50 to 45

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A2381 (McKeon,J) Michelle Sous' Law-requires a blood sample be obtained in motor vehicle death

ACR196 (Verrelli,A) Colorectal cancer screening-urges to lower recommended age from 50 to 45

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A4237 (Conaway,H) Medicaid fee-for-svc coverage-concerns certain managed long term svcs & supports

AJR205 (Benson,D) International Day of Persons with Disabilities-designates December 3rd

The Assembly adjourned at 6:00 P.M. to meet again on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/11/2021):

 

None