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for March 25, 2020

 

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Vol. XLIV No. 14 219th Legislature First Annual Session

 

 

SENATE ACTION

 

The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet again at a date and time to be announced.

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)

 

Bills Passed:

 

A3901 Chiaravalloti,N/Kennedy,J+4 Prof. & occupational license boards-reactivate licensure during state of emerg. (79-0-0)

A3902 Wimberly,B/Coughlin,C Deadline extensions to local gov. units-permits under emergency circumstances (79-0-0)

A3903 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+2 Notarial acts, remote-allows during Public Health Emergency & State of Emergency (78-0-1)

A3904 Burzichelli,J/Schepisi,H+4 Flexible instruction days-permits virtual/remote instruction to meet 180-day req (79-0-0)

S2304 Sweeney,S/Scutari,N+8 Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns (78-0-0)

 

Bills Substituted:

 

A3900 Sumter,S/Chaparro,A+6 Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns SUB BY S2304

S2304 Sweeney,S/Scutari,N+8 Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns SUB FOR A3900

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A3900 (Verrelli,A; Zwicker,A; Downey,J; Benson,D; McKnight,A) Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

A3901 (Verrelli,A; Zwicker,A; Mukherji,R; McKnight,A) Prof. & occupational license boards-reactivate licensure during state of emerg.

A3903 (Benson,D; Zwicker,A) Notarial acts, remote-allows during Public Health Emergency & State of Emergency

A3904 (Verrelli,A; Zwicker,A; McKnight,A; Reynolds-Jackson,V) Flexible instruction days-permits virtual/remote instruction to meet 180-day req

 

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A3901 (Dunn,A) Prof. & occupational license boards-reactivate licensure during state of emerg.

A3902 (Scharfenberger,G) Deadline extensions to local gov. units-permits under emergency circumstances

 

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

 

A3904 (Stanfield,J) Flexible instruction days-permits virtual/remote instruction to meet 180-day req

 

Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

 

S2304 (Sumter,S) Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

 

S2304 (Chaparro,A) Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

 

S2304 (Quijano,A) Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

 

Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

 

S2304 (Jasey,M; Verrelli,A; Zwicker,A; Downey,J; Benson,D; McKnight,A) Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

S2304 Sweeney,S/Scutari,N+8 Family leave & disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies-concerns

 

 

The Assembly adjourned at 4:41 P.M. to meet again on Monday, May 4, 2020 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/19/2020):

 

P.L.2020, c.5. A3095 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Beach,J+23 3/20/2020 Ballots-provides co. clerks with an addl week to mail, for 2020 primary election

P.L.2020, c.6. A3840 Lampitt,P/Dunn,A+19 3/20/2020 School meal provision during epidemic-req school district provide during closure

P.L.2020, c.7. A3843 McKeon,J/Bramnick,J+28 3/20/2020 Coronavirus disease 2019-req. health insurance & Medicaid coverage for testing

P.L.2020, c.8. A3845 Freiman,R/Greenwald,L+28 3/20/2020 Grants-authorize EDA to make during periods of emergency declared by Governor

P.L.2020, c.9. A3848 Lopez,Y/Munoz,N+14 3/20/2020 Infectious disease, time off work-concerns

P.L.2020, c.10. A3849 Johnson,G/Moen,W+9 3/20/2020 Government record availability during emergency-modifies deadline

P.L.2020, c.11. A3850 Murphy,C/DeCroce,B+18 3/20/2020 Public meetings during period of emergency-allows to conduct by electronic means

P.L.2020, c.12. A3851 Schaer,G/Scharfenberger,G+4 3/20/2020 County & municipal budgets-extend deadlines for adoption, certain circumstances

P.L.2020, c.13. A3854 Conaway,H/Munoz,N+12 3/20/2020 Coronavirus 2019-authorize all licensed health facilities & labs to test

P.L.2020, c.14. A3855 Mosquera,G/Stanfield,J+14 3/20/2020 Public health emergencies-require food access info be displayed on websites

P.L.2020, c.15. A3861 Karabinchak,R/Johnson,G 3/20/2020 Corp. hold shareholders' meetings-during state of emerg by remote communications

P.L.2020, c.16. A3865 Chaparro,A/Reynolds-Jackson,V 3/20/2020 Food, retail stores-limits return of items

 

P.L.2020, JR-1. AJR158 DeAngelo,W/DePhillips,C+12 3/20/2020 Broadband access-urge FCC to secure for those affected by COVID-19