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Valerie Vainieri Huttle  -  (D) New Jersey
State Representative - New Jersey Assembly District 37
State District
One Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
  • Phone: (201) 541-1118
  • Fax: (201) 541-1071
State Capitol
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-1101
  • Phone: (201) 541-1118
  • Fax: (609) 292-2386
Bill Bill Name Summary
S557 "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act"; requires institutions of high... This bill is entitled the "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act." The bill requires an institution of higher education to have individuals with training and experience in mental health issues who focus on reducing stud...
AR25 Urges Congress to pass "SAVE Act," which revokes tax-exempt status of ce... Urges Congress to pass "SAVE Act," which revokes tax-exempt status of certain professional sports leagues and uses revenue from closed tax loophole to fund domestic violence programs.
A1981 Revises law concerning ticket sales. This bill restructures the law regarding ticket sales in New Jersey, introduces transparency into the market for event tickets, enhances consumer protections and protects consumers' ability to buy, sell, and give away tic...
A1949 Permits certain breweries to sell beer at community farm markets. The bill permits the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to issue a permit to the holder of a limited or restricted brewery license to sell beer at a community farm market. Under the bill, a permit to s...
A936 Requires reporting of suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to po... This bill, designated as "Peggy's Law," amends P.L.1977, c.239 (C.52:27G-1 et seq.), which establishes the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, to require that any caretaker, social worker, physician, registered o...
A543 Revises requirements and training standards for first responders under N... This bill would revise the standards and requirements for volunteer and nonvolunteer first aid, rescue, and ambulance squads under the New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1987. Specifically, the bill would revise the...
AJR18 Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month." Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month."
A429 Prohibits "gay panic" defense for murder; prevents reduction of murder c... This bill would prohibit the use of a so-called "gay panic" defense for the commission of murder. The bill is intended to prevent a defendant from seeking the reduction of a murder charge to a charge of manslaughter commi...
A2061 Provides that strangulation of victim resulting in bodily injury during ... This bill as amended would upgrade simple assault to aggravated assault when a person causes bodily injury by strangling the victim in the course of an act of domestic violence. "Bodily injury" is defined in N.J.S.2C:11-1...
A427 Requires use of bear-resistant containers, dumpsters, or food boxes in c... This bill would implement certain recommendations of the Fish and Game Council, as set forth in the 2010 Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy formulated pursuant to section 30 of P.L.1948, c.448 (C.13:1B-28), and ce...
A1952 "Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and ... This bill is entitled the "Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act." The bill reforms various aspects of the health care delivery system in New Jersey to increase transpar...
A1479 Permits developer to qualify for low-interest loan from NJEDA when build... This bill requires the executive director of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority ("authority"), in consultation with the Commissioner of Community Affairs, to establish and administer a program that makes low-in...
A1007 Requires insurers to provide coverage for medications and dose-intensive... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, individual, small employer and large group insurers, health maintenance organizations and prepaid prescription service organizations to cover certain m...
A222 "New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act"; authorizes issuance of $125,... This bill, entitled the "New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act," authorizes the issuance of $125,000,000 in State general obligation bonds to provide grants for the construction, expansion, and equipping of New Jersey'...
A309 Creates offense of financial exploitation of the elderly. This bill creates the offense of theft by financial exploitation of the elderly. The bill provides that a person is guilty of theft by financial exploitation of the elderly if the person uses fraud, false promise, extorti...
A931 Establishes Autism Education Council. This bill establishes the Autism Education Council in, but not of, the Department of Education. The council will consist of seven members including the Commissioner of Education, or his designee, who will serve ex officio...
A1141 Requires local government notification of sex offender registration and ... This bill expands Megan's Law to require that members of municipal governing bodies be notified when a sex offender moves into a municipality and restricts sex offenders from residing in areas frequented by children. Unde...
A1826 Authorizes Drinking Water Quality Institute to study and recommend maxim... This bill authorizes the Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI) to study the issue of 1,2,3-trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) levels in drinking water and recommend to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) a maximu...
A1483 "Water Supply Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund ... This bill would establish a Water Supply Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund Account in the Department of the Treasury. Moneys in the fund would be derived from: (1) a water consumption user fee impo...
A1210 Provides $21 minimum annual energy assistance to qualified families; qua... This bill would provide that every household in the State that is eligible to receive benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) shall receive a minimum annual energy assistance payment of $21 in ...
A933 Provides NJ STARS II Program eligibility to certain students who attaine... This bill addresses a unique situation which has come to light since the establishment of the NJ STARS II Program. A number of school districts have established joint programs with a county college under which advanced hi...
A1613 "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act"; requires institutions of high... This bill is entitled the "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act." Madison Holleran, a track star at Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale, New Jersey, committed suicide in January of 2014 while enrolled ...
A308 Prohibits persons convicted of criminal animal cruelty offenses from own... This bill, designated as "Moose's Law," prohibits a person who has been convicted of a criminal animal cruelty offense in this State, or in any other state or jurisdiction, from: 1) commencing, operating, applying for emp...
A542 Requires certain health care facilities to provide information concernin... This bill establishes certain requirements concerning palliative care and hospice care. Palliative care is patient-centered and family-centered medical care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and ...
A450 Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act; Provides income tax credit to fam... This bill, entitled the Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act, provides a gross income tax credit to family caregivers of certain former armed service members with service-connected disabilities. The purpose of the bill i...
A1261 Revises grades and sentencing determinations for certain controlled dang... This bill decreases the existing statutory thresholds for certain offenses with regard to manufacturing, distributing or dispensing heroin, or having heroin under one's control with the intent to manufacture, distribute o...
A1654 "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act"; provide... This bill, designated the "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act," would provide payments to certain nursing facilities for residents who have applied for Medicaid but whose eligibility has not bee...
A2131 Requires insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for women at ... This bill amends P.L.1991, c.279 to require that health insurers cover a breast examination by magnetic resonance imaging for women who are considered to be at high risk for breast cancer, if the magnetic resonance imagin...
A1987 Authorizes the EDA to issue additional $50,000,000 in bonds to provide g... This bill authorizes the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to issue an additional $50 million in bonds to provide grants to support county vocational school district school facilities projects. The bill stipulates...
A783 "Music Therapist Licensing Act." "Music Therapist Licensing Act."
A531 Clarifies that records custodians are not subject to penalties under Sta... This bill would clarify that a records custodian is not subject to penalties for a knowing and willful violation of P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.), commonly referred to as the "Open Public Records Act," if the custodi...
A698 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. "I'm From New Jersey" is a State song, written, published, recorded and produced especially for and dedicated to the State of New Jersey. It is a State song which is also adaptable for local use to any municipal...
A1989 Provides State aid for certain adult education programs. This bill provides State school aid to school districts and certain county colleges that provide adult education programs. Under the bill, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, a school district or county college will r...
A750 Establishes minimum registered professional nurse staffing standards for... This bill establishes staffing standards for registered professional nurses in hospitals, ambulatory surgical facilities, and State developmental centers and psychiatric hospitals. Specifically, the bill provides that, in...
A1465 Ensures equal rights and opportunities for pregnant students in institut... This bill ensures equal rights and opportunities for pregnant graduate students in institutions of higher education. Under the bill, an institution of higher education offering graduate degree programs is: prohibited from...
A2055 Requires Adjutant General of DMVA to issue State flag to resident enroll... This bill requires the Adjutant General to identify each New Jersey resident who enrolls in the United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Merchant Marine...
A843 Requires counseling for certain domestic violence offenders. This bill would require that defendants convicted of an offense involving domestic violence who are placed on probation or have their sentence suspended to attend domestic violence counseling. Under current law a court ma...
A1799 Concerns liability, standards of care, and insurance coverage for medica... This bill provides for various revisions to the laws governing lawsuits and insurance coverage for medical malpractice. The bill provides specifically as follows: · A malpractice action against a health care provider is t...
A397 The "Safe Playing Fields Act"; restricts use of lawn care pesticides at ... This bill would be known as the "Safe Playing Fields Act," and would restrict the use of lawn care pesticides on the grounds of any child care center and certain schools, playgrounds, and recreational fields in the State....
A2046 "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain t... This bill, the "Historic Property Reinvestment Act," provides tax credits for the cost of rehabilitating historic properties in this State. The bill creates two tax credits for up to 25 percent of the taxpayer's outlay fo...
A708 Requires third-party disbursement service organization that contracts wi... This bill would require all third-party disbursement service organizations that contract with local government units and boards of education to make payments and execute financial transactions for those purposes to post a...
A774 Makes it a crime of the fourth degree to unlawfully use a controlled dan... This bill would upgrade offenses involving the unlawful use of controlled substances or certain prescription drugs if the user is pregnant. Under current law, set out in subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:35-10, it is a disorderly...
A428 Establishes amber light duration at traffic control signals. This bill establishes a statutory standard duration of the amber light at intersections with a traffic control signal. Under the bill's provisions, an amber light is required to have a minimum duration of: (a) four second...
A818 Establishes guidelines for dissemination of vital records. This bill sets forth statutory guidelines governing applications by researchers, government agencies, financial institutions and other persons or entities to view or obtain vital records maintained by the State registrar ...
A1635 Authorizes wiretap orders for investigation of luring or enticing a chil... This bill would expand the wiretap statutes to authorize wiretap orders for investigation of the following crimes or a conspiracy to commit them: luring or enticing a child, impersonation or theft of identity, stalking, a...
A821 Requires criminal history record background checks for public employees ... This bill requires public employees who handle vital records as a condition of their employment to submit to a criminal history background check. Under the bill, a public employer (i.e., a State, county, or municipal gove...
A2151 Establishes the number of students to be supported under the veterinary ... Under the veterinary medicine education program, originally established through statute in 1971, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) enters into contractual agreements with out-of-state schools of ve...
A2050 Decriminalizes possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana, imposes civi... This bill would decriminalize possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana. This bill amends N.J.S.2C:35-10, possession, use or being under the influence, to provide that a person who is found to possess 15 grams or less o...
A1254 "Higher Education Citizenship Equality Act;" defines domicile for depend... The bill is entitled the "Higher Education Citizenship Equality Act." The bill defines domicile for purposes of qualifying U.S. citizen resident dependent students, with uncertain points of parental domicile, fo...
A1016 Establishes task force to study issues related to the establishment of f... This bill establishes a 21-member task force to study and evaluate issues associated with the establishment and implementation of full-day kindergarten. The task force will be comprised of: the Commissioner of Education; ...
A413 Provides primary and school election sample ballots may be sent to regis... This bill allows the district board of election or the commissioner of registration, as the case may be, to provide a copy of the primary election and school election sample ballots by electronic mail instead of regular m...
A417 Requires employer notification when relocating call center services outs... This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
A2138 Expands the Tuition Aid Grant program to part-time undergraduates. This bill expands the Tuition Aid Grant program to part-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in an eligible institution in New Jersey. The bill provides that part-time grant awards would be prorated against the fu...
A2020 Decreases membership of county boards of taxation to 2004 level. The provisions of this bill would decrease the memberships of the 21 county boards of taxation by returning the currently authorized numbers of members on those 21 county boards of taxation to the numbers of members on th...
A2519 Directs Attorney General to develop plan to disseminate Amber and Silver... This bill requires the Attorney General, in consultation with the State Police, to develop and establish a plan to disseminate Amber and Silver Alert information through social media accounts maintained by the State Polic...
A2481 Requires public school students with concussion to be evaluated by licen... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a school district who sustains a concussion must receive an evaluation by a licensed health care professional and written clearance from the licensed health care professional ...
S1219 Requires reporting of suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to po... This bill, designated as "Peggy's Law," amends P.L.1977, c.239 (C.52:27G-1 et seq.), which establishes the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, to require that any caretaker, social worker, physician, registered o...
A2336 Prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring optometrists to becom... This bill prohibits health insurance carriers from requiring optometrists to accept a contract with a vision care plan as a condition for participation in the carrier's provider networks for the provision of medically nec...
S1489 Ensures equal rights and opportunities for pregnant students in institut... This bill ensures equal rights and opportunities for pregnant graduate students in institutions of higher education. Under the bill, an institution of higher education offering graduate degree programs: - is prohibited fr...
A3091 Bars persons under age 18 from marrying or entering into a civil union. Under current law, persons aged 18 or older may be issued marriage or civil union licenses and may marry or enter into civil unions. Marriage or civil union licenses may not be issued to minors under the age of 18 unless ...
S1830 Requires DOH regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels in childre... This bill would amend the State statutes related to childhood lead poisoning, in order to clarify that the Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels and the appropriate responses thereto,...
A3785 Requires State to pay educational costs of students who reside in homele... Pursuant to P.L.2012, c.80, the State is required to pay the educational costs of any student who resides for more than one year in a domestic violence shelter or transitional living facility located outside the student's...
A3635 Temporarily maintains property tax exemption for previously exempt non-p... This bill would maintain property tax exemptions for non-profit hospital properties for tax years 2016 and 2017 if such properties were exempt from property taxation in tax year 2015, and would bar any litigation or other...
A3399 Establishes two-year innovative drinking water supply and wastewater inf... This bill, to be known as the "Clean Water Innovation Challenge Act," would establish, in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), a two-year program to provide grants for the development and promotion of innovat...
A2168 Requires each county to establish and maintain veterans' service office. This bill requires each county governing body to establish and maintain a veterans' service office for providing information concerning services for the State's veterans and their dependents, ensuring that they can find a...
A2965 Requires DOH to establish "New Jersey Autism Website." This bill is designed to make certain information available to the public that will promote autism awareness and enhance efforts at early detection and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders. Specifically, t...
A4036 Requires uniform response procedures for all domestic crisis teams estab... This bill concerns the training and oversight of domestic crisis teams established or participated in by law enforcement agencies. Domestic crisis teams may include social workers, clergy, or other persons trained in coun...
S2483 Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access... This bill enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by a person convicted of a domestic violence crime or subject to a domestic violence restraining order. Specifically, the bill...
A4088 Establishes "High School to College Readiness Commission" to examine iss... This bill establishes a High School to College Readiness Commission. Under the bill, the commission will consist of 18 members including: the Commissioner of Education, the Secretary of Higher Education, and the Executive...
A4087 Establishes "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act"; provides tu... This bill establishes the "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act." Under the bill, the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Secretary of Higher Education, is directed to establish a program to provi...
ACR206 Expresses Legislature's intent in approving proposed amendment to State ... Expresses Legislature's intent in approving proposed amendment to State Constitution to authorize casino gambling in northern part of State.
A4251 Establishes housing expense reimbursements for families of certain publi... This bill would provide housing assistance, in the form of reimbursements, to the surviving spouses of public safety officers, including police officers, firefighters, and sheriff's and corrections officers, who were kill...
A3411 Requires DOH regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels in childre... This bill would amend the State statutes related to childhood lead poisoning, in order to clarify that the Department of Health (DOH) regulations regarding elevated blood lead levels and the appropriate responses thereto,...
A4118 Authorizes annual issuance of permit to sell alcoholic beverages at seas... The bill requires the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) in the Department of Law and Public Safety to offer a seasonal permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages on a designated premises serv...
A4084 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish inco... The bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to establish an income-driven repayment option for an NJCLASS Loan Program loan. An income-driven repayment option is a student loan repayment pla...
A4126 Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access... This bill enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by a person convicted of a domestic violence crime or subject to a domestic violence restraining order. Specifically, the bill...
A4177 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and perm... This bill would require a board of education, board of trustees of a charter school, and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school to develop a policy, pursuant to Department of Education guidelines, for the emerge...
A4381 Requires DLPS to issue guidelines for counties to establish special need... This bill would require the State Office of Emergency Management in the Department of Law and Public Safety, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to issue uniform guidelines to be used by each county in ...
A4365 Authorizes Division of Consumer Affairs to extend orders for controlled ... This bill amends the "New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances Act" to provide the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety with the authority to extend the curre...
S2964 Prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and af... This bill prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and aftercare facilities (including sober living homes and halfway houses) from denying admission to a person on the basis that the person is cur...
A4503 "Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act"; requires Inte... This bill, to be known as the "Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act," makes it an unlawful practice under the consumer fraud act to manufacture, sell, offer for sale, lease, or distribute a product that...
A4784 Establishes process for recovery of Superstorm Sandy aid overpayments an... This bill is intended to address concerns raised by homeowners impacted by Superstorm Sandy related to the "clawback" of Community Disaster Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds awarded through the Reconstruction,...
A4819 Requires Internet service providers to keep confidential subscriber's pe... This bill requires an Internet service provider (ISP) to keep confidential a subscriber's personally identifiable information unless the subscriber, expressly and in writing, authorizes the ISP to disclose this informatio...
A5043 Requires State to uphold goals of Paris Climate Agreement. This bill would require the State to uphold the Paris Climate Accord by lowering greenhouse gas emissions and addressing and mitigating the threats posed by climate change in accordance with the goals established in the a...
AR264 Urges NJ Governor to join U.S. Climate Alliance. Urges NJ Governor to join U.S. Climate Alliance.
A4864 Dedicates $140,000 from NJ Brain Injury Research Fund for community base... This bill would provide that a minimum of $140,000 would be appropriated on an annual basis from the New Jersey Brain Injury Research Fund to the Department of Human Services to be allocated to a statewide not-for-profit ...
S3477 Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of certain firear... This bill establishes the crime of possessing or selling a bump stock. The bill defines a "bump stock" as a device designed to attach to a semi-automatic firearm in order to fire shots in rapid succession in a manner that...
A5200 Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of certain firear... This bill establishes the crime of possessing or selling a bump stock or trigger crank. In addition, the bill clarifies that a firearm affixed with a bump stock constitutes an assault weapon and a firearm affixed with a t...
A5256 Permits certain physical therapists to perform dry needling. This bill permits a physical therapist to perform dry needling if the physical therapist has successfully completed a dry needling continuing education and competency program approved by the New Jersey State Board of Phys...
A479 Revises law concerning ticket sales. This bill restructures the law regarding ticket sales in New Jersey, introduces transparency into the market for event tickets, enhances consumer protections and protects consumers' ability to buy, sell, and give away tic...
A1827 Concerns earned sick leave to employees.* This bill requires each employer to provide earned sick leave to each employee it employs in the State, except for construction employees that are under contract pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement. The employee...
A1241 Provides governance, oversight, and accountability reforms at NJT. This bill provides governance, oversight, and accountability reforms at the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit). The bill establishes four new positions on the board, and restructures the existing board so that al...
A1181 Requires firearms seizure when certain health care professional determin... This bill requires the Attorney General to seize a firearm that is in the possession of a person determined by a mental health professional to be likely to engage in conduct that poses a threat of serious harm to the pati...
A1656 Provides Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals w... This bill provides Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals whose income does not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Specifically, the bill expands coverage of family planning services t...
A1038 Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certai... This bill, designated as the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act, provides a credit against the corporation business tax and the gross income tax for certain expenses incurred for the production of certain films ...
A1837 Requires public school students with concussion to be evaluated by licen... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a school district who sustains a concussion must receive an evaluation by a licensed health care professional and written clearance from the licensed health care professional ...
A1512 Permits wineries to operate salesrooms in certain municipalities with re... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to authorize a winery to operate a salesroom in a municipality that prohibits the retail sale of all alcoholic beverages, including wine, or ce...
A4707 Prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and af... This bill prohibits residential substance use disorder treatment facilities and aftercare facilities (including sober living homes and halfway houses) from denying admission to a person on the basis that the person is cur...
A4705 Establishes system for portable benefits for workers who provide service... This bill establishes a system for the provision of portable benefits to workers who provide services to consumers through contracting agents. Pursuant to the bill, a contracting agent is a business entity that facilitate...
A431 Authorizes wiretap orders for investigation of luring or enticing a chil... This bill would expand the wiretap statutes to authorize wiretap orders for investigation of the following crimes or a conspiracy to commit them: luring or enticing a child, impersonation or theft of identity, stalking, a...
A1113 Requires DLPS to issue guidelines for counties to establish special need... This bill requires the State Office of Emergency Management in the Department of Law and Public Safety, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to issue uniform guidelines to be used by each county in the S...
A1764 Establishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of certain firear... This bill establishes the crime of possessing or selling a bump stock or trigger crank. In addition, the bill clarifies that a firearm affixed with a bump stock constitutes an assault weapon and a firearm affixed with a t...
S105 Provides Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals w... This bill would provide Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals whose income does not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Specifically, the bill expands coverage of family planning servi...
A436 Requires electric public utilities to provide priority power restoration... This bill requires the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to adopt rules and regulations requiring an electric public utility to provide priority power restoration following an extended power outage to: 1) hospitals; 2) nurs...
S122 Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certai... This bill, designated as the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act, provides a credit against the corporation business tax and the gross income tax for certain expenses incurred for the production of certain films ...
A2107 Decreases membership of county boards of taxation to 2004 level. The provisions of this bill would decrease the memberships of the 21 county boards of taxation by returning the currently authorized numbers of members on those 21 county boards of taxation to the numbers of members on th...
A1311 "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain t... This bill, the "Historic Property Reinvestment Act," provides tax credits for the cost of rehabilitating historic properties in this State. The bill creates two tax credits for up to 25 percent of the taxpayer's outlay fo...
A654 Establishes task force to study issues related to the establishment of f... This bill establishes a 22-member task force to study and evaluate issues associated with the establishment and implementation of full-day kindergarten. The task force will be comprised of: the Commissioner of Education; ...
A1568 Concerns liability, standards of care, and insurance coverage for medica... This bill provides for various revisions to the laws governing lawsuits and insurance coverage for medical malpractice. The bill provides specifically as follows: · A malpractice action against a health care provider is t...
A1624 Clarifies that records custodians are not subject to penalties under Sta... This bill would clarify that a records custodian is not subject to penalties for a knowing and willful violation of P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.), commonly referred to as the "Open Public Records Act," if the custodi...
A504 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. "I'm From New Jersey" is a State song, written, published, recorded and produced especially for and dedicated to the State of New Jersey. It is a State song which is also adaptable for local use to any municipal...
ACR32 Expresses Legislature's intent in approving proposed amendment to State ... Expresses Legislature's intent in approving proposed amendment to State Constitution to authorize casino gambling in northern part of State.
A646 Requires insurers to provide coverage for medications and dose-intensive... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, individual, small employer and large group insurers, health maintenance organizations and prepaid prescription service organizations to cover certain m...
A109 Requires 30-day grace period prior to accrual of interest on late water ... This bill would provide for the deferral of interest accrual on balances that are owed, but which are not promptly paid by consumers, for water and sewer services. The bill would affect the accrual of interest on late pay...
A312 Requires certain health care facilities to provide information concernin... This bill establishes certain requirements concerning palliative care and hospice care. Palliative care is patient-centered and family-centered medical care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and ...
A873 Requires uniform response procedures for all domestic crisis teams estab... This bill concerns the training and oversight of domestic crisis teams established or participated in by law enforcement agencies. Domestic crisis teams may include social workers, clergy, or other persons trained in coun...
A542 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and perm... This bill requires a board of education, board of trustees of a charter school, and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school to develop a policy, pursuant to Department of Education guidelines, for the emergency a...
A938 Requires local government notification of sex offender registration and ... This bill expands Megan's Law to require that members of municipal governing bodies be notified when a sex offender moves into a municipality and restricts sex offenders from residing in areas frequented by children. Unde...
A366 Requires criminal history record background checks for public employees ... This bill requires public employees who handle vital records as a condition of their employment to submit to a criminal history background check. Under the bill, a public employer (i.e., a State, county, or municipal gove...
A1585 Authorizes Drinking Water Quality Institute to study and recommend maxim... This bill authorizes the Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI) to study the issue of 1,2,3-trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) levels in drinking water and recommend to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) a maximu...
A513 Requires third-party disbursement service organization that contracts wi... This bill would require all third-party disbursement service organizations that contract with local government units and boards of education to make payments and execute financial transactions for those purposes to post a...
A444 "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act"; provide... This bill, designated the "Uncompensated Pending Medicaid Beneficiary Payment Relief Act," would provide payments to certain nursing facilities for residents who have applied for Medicaid but whose eligibility has not bee...
A392 Permits certain physical therapists to perform dry needling. This bill permits a physical therapist to perform dry needling if the physical therapist has successfully completed a dry needling continuing education and competency program approved by the New Jersey State Board of Phys...
A123 Bars sex offenders from jobs which primarily consist of contact with chi... This bill is intended to protect the children and youth of this State by prohibiting sex offenders from holding jobs which primarily consist of contact with children. The bill defines a "primarily consists of contact...
A1444 The "Safe Playing Fields Act"; restricts use of lawn care pesticides at ... This bill would be known as the "Safe Playing Fields Act," and would restrict the use of lawn care pesticides on the grounds of any child care center and certain schools, playgrounds, and recreational fields in the State....
A1469 Dedicates $140,000 from NJ Brain Injury Research Fund for community base... This bill would provide that a minimum of $140,000 would be appropriated on an annual basis from the New Jersey Brain Injury Research Fund to the Department of Human Services to be allocated to a statewide not-for-profit ...
A484 Provides State aid for certain adult education programs. This bill provides State school aid to school districts and certain county colleges that provide adult education programs. Under the bill, beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, a school district or county college will r...
A878 "Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act"; requires Inte... This bill, to be known as the "Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act," makes it an unlawful practice under the consumer fraud act to manufacture, sell, offer for sale, lease, or distribute a product that...
A2039 "Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and ... This bill is entitled the "Out-of-network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act." The bill reforms various aspects of the health care delivery system in New Jersey to increase transpar...
S414 Requires school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools, and contr... This bill prohibits a school district, charter school, or contracted service provider holding a contract with a school district or charter school from employing a person serving in a position which involves regular contac...
S699 Allows certain students including undocumented immigrants who meet certa... Under the bill, a student who meets the requirements established under P.L.2013, c.170 (C.18A:62-4.4), which was approved on December 20, 2013, is eligible to apply for, and participate in, any student financial aid progr...
A363 Establishes guidelines for dissemination of vital records. This bill sets forth statutory guidelines governing applications by researchers, government agencies, financial institutions and other persons or entities to view or obtain vital records maintained by the State registrar ...
A482 Authorizes the EDA to issue additional $50,000,000 in bonds to provide g... This bill authorizes the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to issue an additional $50 million in bonds to provide grants to support county vocational school district school facilities projects. The bill stipulates...
AJR16 Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month." Designates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month."
A413 Provides $21 minimum annual energy assistance to qualified families. This bill provides that every household in the State that is eligible to receive benefits under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) shall receive a minimum annual energy assistance payment of $21. The b...
A611 Establishes Autism Education Council. This bill establishes the Autism Education Council in, but not of, the Department of Education. The council will consist of seven members including the Commissioner of Education, or his designee, who will serve ex officio...
A1795 Establishes amber light duration at traffic control signals. This bill establishes a statutory standard duration of the amber light at intersections with a traffic control signal. Under the bill's provisions, an amber light is required to have a minimum duration of: (a) four second...
A1796 Prohibits "gay panic" defense for murder; prevents reduction of murder c... This bill would prohibit the use of a so-called "gay panic" defense for the commission of murder. The bill is intended to prevent a defendant from seeking the reduction of a murder charge to a charge of manslaughter commi...
A865 Bars persons under age 18 from marrying or entering into a civil union. This bill would bar persons under the age of 18 from marrying or entering into a civil union. Under current law, marriage or civil union licenses may be issued to a minor who is 16 or 17 years of age, if the minor's paren...
A1403 Establishes Red Tape Review Commission. This bill creates the Red Tape Review Commission to assess the effect that rules and regulations and Executive Orders have on the State's economy and to provide recommendations to the Governor to amend any rules and regul...
A1770 Requires counseling for certain domestic violence offenders. This bill would require that defendants convicted of an offense involving domestic violence who are placed on probation or have their sentence suspended shall attend domestic violence counseling. Under current law a court...
AJR51 Designates February 14 of each year as "Socks for the Homeless Day." Designates February 14 of each year as "Socks for the Homeless Day."
A2177 Upgrades certain penalties for criminal street gang recruitment and crim... This bill upgrades certain penalties for criminal street gang recruitment and criminality, requires a court to impose a mandatory minimum sentence for certain offenses of criminal street gang recruitment of minors, establ...
A2199 Requires school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools, and contr... This bill prohibits a school district, charter school, nonpublic school, or contracted service provider holding a contract with a school district, nonpublic school, or charter school from employing a person serving in a p...
A2757 Requires background check for private gun sales. This bill requires all sales or other transfers of a handgun, rifle, or shotgun to be conducted through a retail dealer licensed under State law or a Federal Firearms Licensee. The licensee would be required to complete a...
A2187 Jake's Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inc... This bill creates "Jake's Law" concerning completely inclusive playgrounds designed to accommodate and include adults and children with disabilities. The bill requires the Department of Community Affairs, in consultation ...
A2441 Establishes Main Street Economic Growth Program to encourage business de... This bill establishes the "Main Street Economic Growth Program" for the purpose of providing financial and technical assistance to businesses located in main street areas of small municipalities. The bill's purpose is to ...
A2761 Reduces maximum capacity of ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.* This bill bans firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Magazines capable of holding up to 15 rounds of ammunition currently are legal in New Jersey. Specifically, the bill revises the definition of ...
A2759 Prohibits possession of armor piercing ammunition.* Prohibits possession of ammunition capable of penetrating body armor.
A2189 Requires school districts to include instruction on consequences of dist... This bill requires a board of education to include instruction on the social, emotional, and legal consequences of distributing sexually explicit images through electronic means, a practice commonly referred to as "sextin...
A2190 Requires school districts to incorporate instruction in grades six throu... This bill requires a school district to incorporate instruction in grades six through 12 on the law and meaning of consent for physical contact and sexual activity as part of the district's implementation of the New Jerse...
A2431 Requires health insurers to limit patient cost-sharing and provide appea... This bill requires certain health insurers, under certain policies or contracts that provide coverage for prescription drugs, to place limitations on covered persons' cost sharing for prescription drugs. The bill's provis...
A3381 Requires school districts, charter schools, nonpublic schools, and contr... This bill prohibits a school district, charter school, nonpublic school, or contracted service provider holding a contract with a school district, nonpublic school, or charter school from employing a person serving in a p...
S1896 Requires school district to report at least biannually to Department of ... Under current law, if a public school student's school breakfast or school lunch bill is in arrears, the district must contact the student's parent or guardian to provide notice of the arrearage and provide a period of 10...
S1894 Requires "breakfast after the bell" program in all schools with 70% or m... This bill requires a public school in which 70% or more of the students enrolled in the school on or before the last school day before October 16 of the preceding school year were eligible for free or reduced price meals ...
S1895 Requires certain school districts to submit report on nonparticipation i... This bill requires every school district in which there is at least one school that qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision, but is not implementing it, to report the reasons for nonparticipation in writing to t...
S1897 Expands summer meal program to all school districts with 50 percent or m... This bill requires every school district in which 50 percent or more of the students enrolled in the school on or before the last school day before October 16 of the preceding school year were eligible for free or reduced...
A3506 Requires "breakfast after the bell" program in all schools with 70% or m... This bill requires a public school in which 70% or more of the students enrolled in the school on or before the last school day before October 16 of the preceding school year were eligible for free or reduced price meals ...
A3503 Requires certain school districts to submit report on nonparticipation i... This bill requires every school district in which there is at least one school that qualifies for the Community Eligibility Provision, but is not implementing it, to report the reasons for nonparticipation in writing to t...
A3504 Expands summer meal program to all school districts with 50 percent or m... This bill requires every school district in which 50 percent or more of the students enrolled in the school on or before the last school day before October 16 of the preceding school year were eligible for free or reduced...
A3502 Requires school district to report at least biannually to Department of ... Under current law, if a public school student's school breakfast or school lunch bill is in arrears, the district must contact the student's parent or guardian to provide notice of the arrearage and provide a period of 10...
A3467 Allows certain students including undocumented immigrants who meet certa... This bill allows a student who meets the requirements established under P.L.2013, c.170 (C.18A:62-4.4) to apply for, and participate in, any student financial aid program administered by the Higher Education Student Assis...
SJR17 Designates February 14 of each year as "Socks for the Homeless Day." Designates February 14 of each year as "Socks for the Homeless Day."
A2758 Codifies regulations defining justifiable need to carry handgun. This bill codifies the definition of justifiable need to carry a handgun as set forth in the New Jersey Administrative Code. Under current law, in order to lawfully carry a handgun in public, it is necessary for a private...
AJR91 Designates October 23rd of each year as Beirut Barracks Bombing Remembra... Designates October 23rd of each year as Beirut Barracks Bombing Remembrance Day in New Jersey.
AJR100 Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day." Designates June 2 of each year as "Gun Violence Awareness Day."
A3421 "Jake Honig's Law"; removes limits on amount of medical marijuana that m... This bill revises certain requirements concerning patient access to medical marijuana. Specifically, the bill provides that alternative treatment centers may make medical marijuana available to patients in oil form, remov...
A3628 Establishes New Jersey Civic Information Consortium; appropriates $20 mi... This bill establishes the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium (consortium), which is to consist of the following member universities: The College of New Jersey; Montclair State University; the New Jersey Institute of ...
A3625 Requires institutions of higher education and proprietary degree-grantin... This bill implements under section 1 the recommendations of the April 27, 2016 report of the State Comptroller entitled, Controls Over Collection, Allocation And Use Of Student Fees At Selected New Jersey Colleges and Uni...
A3608 Bars use of certain funds and nondisclosure agreements to settle sexual ... This bill prohibits a State agency in the Executive or Legislative Branch of State government from using public funds as payment in a settlement of a claim that a person was the victim of sexual assault or sexual harassme...
A3766 Requires public officer or employee to forfeit pension upon conviction o... This bill would require a person who holds or has held any public office, position, or employment to forfeit the person's pension or retirement benefit if the person is convicted of harassment, sexual contact, lewdness, o...
A3786 Provides gross income tax deduction to certain surviving spouses of vete... This bill provides an annual exemption under the New Jersey gross income tax, in the amount of $3,000, to a taxpayer who is the surviving spouse of a qualifying veteran of active duty military service. Under current law, ...
AR151 Urges municipalities to implement complete streets policy to improve qua... Urges municipalities to implement complete streets policy to improve quality of life in communities across State.
A3760 Prohibits children under age 12 from participating in tackle football. This bill prohibits children under the age of 12 from participating in organized tackle football programs. Under the bill, children under the age of 12 will not be permitted to participate in tackle football offered by a ...
A3761 Requires school districts to inform DOE of number of students in certain... This bill provides that beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, a school district will notify the Department of Education no later than September 1 each year of the number of students residing in the district who were pla...
A3783 Requires owner or operator of certain trains to have discharge response,... This bill requires the owner or operator of a high hazard train traveling within this State to submit to the Department of Environmental Protection (department) within six months of the effective date of the bill a discha...
A3562 Expands duty of Commission on Human Trafficking to include studying conn... This bill would expand the duty of the Commission on Human Trafficking, created by P.L.2013, c.51, to include studying the connection between human trafficking and illicit massage parlor businesses. A published report by ...
A3570 Requires hepatitis B to be considered a priority under "Eliminating Heal... This bill requires that the New Jersey Office on Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) in the Department of Health include hepatitis B as a priority condition under the "Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative." The ...
A3564 Prohibits snowplow operators from depositing snow in front of certain ac... This bill prohibits snowplow operators or operators of equipment used for the removal of snow on a public roadway, public walkway, or on private property open to the public or to which the public is invited, from depositi...
A3556 Clarifies DHS authority to license and regulate sober living homes. This bill would make various statutory changes to clarify and strengthen the law pertaining to alcohol treatment facilities and narcotic and drug abuse treatment centers (collectively referred to in this statement as "sub...
A3648 Removes statute of limitations in certain civil actions for sexual abuse... This bill would eliminate the statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse, expand the categories of defendants who are potentially liable in these actions, and codify the liability of public entities in these...
A3571 Establishes certain limitations on the prescription, dispensation, and a... In order to protect against the occurrence of opioid addiction in student athletes, who regularly suffer from pain and injuries that necessitate the prescription of pain relief medications, this bill would establish certa...
A3572 Requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to... This bill requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to complete a course on financial literacy. Under the bill, beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year, the governing board of a public insti...
A3573 Eliminates restriction on placement of special education students in sec... This bill revises current law at N.J.S.18A:46-14 which lists the types of programs and facilities that may be utilized by a public school district to provide educational services to special education students. Currently a...
A3555 Revises and codifies schedule for childhood lead screening along with ot... This bill would strengthen the existing State requirements for childhood lead screening by: (1) codifying, in the statutory law, the existing schedule for childhood lead screening that appears in regulations adopted by th...
AJR95 Permanently designating October 6 as "Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day" in New... Permanently designating October 6 as "Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day" in New Jersey.
A3565 Makes unauthorized practice of massage and bodywork therapies a crime. This bill would make the unauthorized practice of massage and bodywork therapies a crime of the third degree Currently, under the law massage and bodywork therapists are licensed to practice pursuant to the "Massage ...
AJR96 Permanently designates May as "Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Blood Dona... Permanently designates May as "Bone Marrow and Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Awareness Month" in NJ.
A3559 Allows gross income tax deduction for 50% of contributions of $100 or mo... This bill allows qualified New Jersey taxpayers to deduct from their gross income an amount equal to 50% of a contribution of $100 or more, made to a qualified domestic violence shelter. Under the provisions of the bill, ...
A3566 Establishes NJ Task Force on Coordination Among Nonprofit Social Service... This bill establishes the New Jersey Task Force on Coordination Among Nonprofit Social Service Organizations. The purpose of the task force is to develop recommendations, through collaboration among representatives of Sta...
A3568 Requires establishment of processes to identify Medicaid eligible incarc... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, in consultation with the Commissioner of Corrections, county welfare agencies, and the county administrators of the county correction facilities, to establish a proce...
ACR157 Directs SCI to examine human trafficking activity at places of business ... Directs SCI to examine human trafficking activity at places of business of registered or illicit employers of massage and bodywork therapists.
A3743 Imposes $0.90 fee on purchase of prepaid wireless telephone service at p... This bill imposes a $0.90 fee per transaction to prepaid mobile telecommunications service purchased in this State at point of sale. The bill defines "transaction" as: (1) the purchase or activation of prepaid mobile tele...
A1 "Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act." This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for all groups protec...
A3721 Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certai... This bill would permit municipalities to license the short-term rental by the owner or lessee of a residential unit to a transient guest through a transient space marketplace, such as Airbnb. The bill would also permit th...
AR153 Urges EPA to designate DuPont site in Passaic as federal Superfund site. Urges EPA to designate DuPont site in Passaic as federal Superfund site.
A3762 Establishes animal cruelty offense of animal hoarding; requires mental h... This bill establishes the animal cruelty offense of animal hoarding and expands the mental health counseling required pursuant to R.S.4:22-17 under the State animal cruelty statutes. Under the bill, animal hoarding would ...
A3561 Transfers Division of Mental Health Advocacy to DHS; re-titles director ... This bill, concerning mental health advocacy, would transfer the Division of Mental Health Advocacy from the Office of the Public Defender to the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, within the Department of ...
A3563 Upgrades harassment under certain circumstances; restricts cyberbullying... This bill would restrict Internet access for offenders who are convicted of harassment of a minor, cyber-harassment or of stalking, when the offense is committed using an Internet-capable device. These offenses are common...
S1876 Requires Commissioner of Education to include data on chronic absenteeis... This bill requires that, if 10 percent or more of the students enrolled in a public school are chronically absent, the school must develop a corrective action plan to improve absenteeism rates. The bill requires that the ...
A3569 Eliminates use of vaccines containing mercury over three years. This bill would phase out the use of vaccines that contain mercury over a three-year period. Specifically, beginning January 1, 2019, health care providers would be prohibited from administering an influenza vaccine that ...
AJR97 Designates October 11 of each year as the "Day of the Girl" in New Jersey. Designates October 11 of each year as the "Day of the Girl" in New Jersey.
A3558 Establishes pilot program in DCF providing animal-assisted therapy to vi... This bill establishes a three-year pilot program in the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to provide emotional support to children who: have experienced mental, physical, or emotional trauma; have witnessed, or ar...
A3613 Establishes NJ Blockchain Initiative Task Force. This bill establishes in the Office of Information Technology the "New Jersey Blockchain Initiative Task Force." The purpose of the task force is to study if State, county, and municipal governments can benefit from a tra...
A3567 Establishes Children's Health Promotion Fund. This bill establishes the "Children's Health Promotion Fund" in the Department of the Treasury. The fund would be a nonlapsing, revolving fund, the repository for the funds provided pursuant to section 3 of P.L....
A3470 Requires school districts to include information on events of September ... This bill requires school districts to include age-appropriate instruction on the events of September 11, 2001 in the curriculum of elementary, middle, and high school students as part of the district's implementation of ...
AR136 Expresses opposition to President Trump's decision prohibiting individua... Expresses opposition to President Trump's decision prohibiting individuals who are transgender from serving in military.
A3475 Expands the means to obtain a protective order for a minor. This bill makes various changes to the laws concerning protective orders related to child abuse to make them more similar to the laws concerning protective orders related to domestic violence. Section 1 of the bill clarif...
AJR90 Designates March 19th "Women in Public Office Day" in New Jersey. Designates March 19th "Women in Public Office Day" in New Jersey.
A2370 Requires AG to conduct survey of untested sexual assault examination kits. This bill requires the Attorney General to conduct a survey of untested sexual assault examination kits in this State and report the findings of the survey. Under the bill, the Attorney General, in consultation with the N...
S976 "Revised State Medical Examiner Act"; establishes Office of the Chief St... This bill, designated as the "Revised State Medical Examiner Act," repeals the "State Medical Examiner Act" P.L.1967, c.234 (N.J.S.A.52:17B-78 et seq.), and establishes the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner in, b...
A2195 Requires one member of board in charge of institution for persons with m... This bill would provide that at least one member of each board in charge of the institutions or agencies for persons who have a mental illness or developmental disability shall be a family member of a resident of the inst...
A3513 Establishes Council of Women in Higher Education in Department of State ... This bill establishes the "Council of Women in Higher Education." The council will be located in the Department of State and will consist of 38 members as follows: two women from each four-year public institution of highe...
A3483 Exempts nursing mothers from jury duty. This bill exempts nursing mothers from jury duty. Under current law, nursing mothers are not explicitly exempted from jury duty, which can present a hardship to mothers who are nursing or expressing milk for their babies....
AR135 Urges school administrators, teachers, parents, and students to be bette... Urges school administrators, teachers, parents, and students to be better educated about potential health impacts of heavy backpacks and take proactive measures to avoid injury.
A3550 Expands aggravated sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual contact... This bill expands the crime of aggravated sexual assault to include sexual assault by a health care professional. Under the bill, if the actor is a health care professional and commits an act of sexual penetration on a vi...
A3514 Establishes New Jersey Caregiver Task Force to evaluate and provide reco... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Caregiver Task Force" to evaluate caregiver support services in the State and provide recommendations for the improvement and expansion of such services. The bill defines "caregiver s...
A3480 Provides that information technology professionals who find child pornog... This bill provides that information technology professionals and employees of public entities who find child pornography on computers must report the finding to law enforcement. In addition, the bill provides that any oth...
A3479 Requires certain parking garages to have on-site emergency vehicle capab... This bill requires parking garages with clearance levels that prevent access by ambulances to have on-site an appropriately equipped emergency transport vehicle that can access every level of the parking garage for the pu...
A3486 Authorizes issuance of restraining orders for situtations in which domes... This bill would authorize the issuance of restraining orders in situations for which the domestic violence statutes are inapplicable because the victim lacks a prior or existing spousal, household, or dating relationship ...
A3489 Expands the domestic violence statutes to encompass minors aged 16 and o... This bill would expand the protections of the domestic violence statutes to include minors aged 16 and older. Under current law, a domestic violence restraining order may be issued only under certain circumstances: if the...
A3485 Concerns procedures for transition of individuals with developmental dis... This bill concerns the procedures that are used to transition an individual with a developmental disability from a State developmental center to a community placement. The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) in t...
A3484 Authorizes court to include in domestic violence restraining orders a pr... This bill would permit courts to include in domestic violence protection orders a provision indicating that, when a victim is pregnant, the provisions of the protection order will apply to the victim's child immediately u...
A3478 Clarifies juvenile's right to attorney representation; requires 12-month... Under current law, a juvenile has a right to an attorney at every critical stage of a court proceeding in a delinquency case. This bill clarifies that a juvenile has a right to an attorney during every court appearance by...
ACR155 Urges Governor to reopen Hagedorn Gero-Psychiatric Hospital. Urges Governor to reopen Hagedorn Gero-Psychiatric Hospital.
A3471 Creates gallery space on State House grounds for display of certain art ... This bill requires the State Capitol Joint Management Commission to designate space in the State House or on the grounds of the State House for the display of art work from each county in New Jersey. Each county will have...
AR137 Concerns President Trump's decision to exempt certain employers from rul... Concerns President Trump's decision to exempt certain employers from rule requiring health insurance plans to cover birth control.
A3482 Provides affirmative defense to and permits expungement of certain tresp... This bill permits the expungement of a previous conviction of, certain trespass offenses committed by a person who was homeless at the time of the offense, and committed the offense as a result of their homelessness. The ...
A3522 Requires State contracts for internet software to include indefinite sup... This bill would require every State contract for internet software to include ongoing support from the manufacturer or vendor of such software. If support services for internet software are discontinued, the manufacturer ...
A3481 Designates four State songs. This bill would designate four songs as the State songs of New Jersey. The bill designates each song as either the State anthem, children's song, popular song, or ballad. Additionally, the bill requires the Secretary of S...
A3487 Establishes new procedure to fill congressional vacancies by election; e... This bill repeals the current statutory provisions regarding the filling of vacancies in the United States Senate and House of Representatives and establishes a new procedure for the filling of such vacancies. Under the b...
A3476 Establishes right of sexual assault victim to notification of certain de... This bill requires sexual assault victims to be notified of certain developments concerning the evidence in their case. Specifically, the bill expands the State's Crime Victim's Bill of Rights to give sexual assault victi...
SJR56 Recognizes 70th anniversary of establishment of State of Israel. Recognizes 70th anniversary of establishment of State of Israel.
AJR88 Urges U.S. Congress to pass Equal Rights Amendment. Urges U.S. Congress to pass Equal Rights Amendment.
A3472 Requires DOE to develop registry of high school student-athletes who sus... This bill requires the Department of Education to develop a centralized registry for high school student-athletes who sustain concussions or other head injuries. The purpose of the registry is to collect data to determine...
A3491 Requires State contracts to include provisions imposing penalties on ven... This bill provides that State contracts must include provisions imposing monetary or other penalties on a vendor or contractor for violations of the contract's requirements. The bill provides that the State Treasurer may ...
A3490 Permits change in case manager for persons with developmental disabiliti... This bill provides that a guardian or "authorized family member" of a person with a developmental disability may request the Department of Human Services (DHS) to assign a different case manager to the person wi...
AR134 Urges institutions of higher education to offer a required undergraduate... Urges institutions of higher education to offer a required undergraduate course on financial literacy.
A3474 Establishes additional county recording fees to support "New Jersey Affo... This bill would establish a $75 fee to be collected for the recording of instruments by county clerks and registers of deeds and mortgages. The fee will be in addition to fees already collected pursuant to current law. Th...
A3477 Establishes bill of rights for authorized family members of persons with... This bill establishes the "Bill of Rights for Authorized Family Members of Persons with Developmental Disabilities." The bill defines "authorized family member" as a parent who is a guardian of a perso...
A3488 Requires comparable level of services and supports to be provided to for... This bill provides that for each individual with a developmental disability who is scheduled for transition to a community placement as a result of the closure of a State developmental center, the Commissioner of Human Se...
A3310 Revises penalties for a school bus driver who leaves a pupil on a school... Under P.L.2007, c.77 (C.18A:39-28 et seq.), a school bus driver must visually inspect the school bus to which he is assigned at the end of the transportation route to determine that no pupil has been left on the bus. Curr...
A3275 Establishes procedures and standards regarding public services privatiza... The purpose of this bill is to ensure that no public services are privatized unless there are cost savings which are not based on increased charges or reduced services to the public, or lowered workforce standards. Each p...
A3288 Provides that cooperative sober living residences are inherently benefic... This bill would revise the definition of inherently beneficial use under the "Municipal Land Use Law," P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-1 et seq.) to include cooperative sober living residences. If a use is deemed inhe...
A3304 Amends "Law Against Discrimination" to provide every person engaged in r... This bill would amend the New Jersey "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1977, c.456 (C.10:5-29.3), to provide every person engaged in raising a dog for guide or service, the same rights and privileges with respect to acces...
A3281 Permits municipal reorganization meetings to be held on alternative dates. This bill permits certain municipal reorganization meetings to be held on any day during the first week in July. Under current law, municipal bodies whose members begin their term of office on July 1st must hold a reorgan...
A3287 Establishes the New Jersey Task Force on Domestic Violence and Abuse. This bill would create a 16 member task force to review current law, practices, and procedures in New Jersey concerning domestic violence and abuse. The task force would include the Commissioners of Children and Families,...
A3315 Requires electric, gas, and water public utilities to provide bill credi... This bill requires electric, gas, and water public utilities that provide service to facilities operated by volunteer fire companies, first aid, rescue, or emergency squads, or nonprofit homeless or domestic violence assi...
A3278 Requires State Auditor to report on finances of public institutions of h... This bill requires the State Auditor to conduct a study of the finances of each public institution of higher education, and to report on the study results within 18 months of the effective date of the bill. The public ins...
A3302 Requires DHS to dispose of newborn screening specimens within 60 days af... This bill requires the Department of Health (DOH) to properly dispose of newborn screening specimens within 60 days after testing. Currently, DOH securely stores all newborn screening specimens at ambient temperature and ...
A3320 Requires board of education to post information about child abuse hotlin... This bill requires a board of education to prominently display information about the Department of Children and Families' State Central Registry, a toll free hotline for reporting child abuse, in each school of the distri...
A3271 Requires school districts to provide information to high school students... This bill requires boards of education to provide information to high school students on the detection and prevention of cancers of the reproductive system, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, testic...
A3285 Requires all personal audio players distributed in New Jersey to contain... This bill is in response to the harmful volume levels at which users of portable audio players (e.g., MP3 players or iPods) are able to listen. Many of these portable audio players can be listened to at volumes of up to 1...
A3293 Revises statutes concerning permissible length of time between certain p... This bill would revise statutes concerning permissible length of time between public questions in municipalities operating under the "Optional Municipal Charter Law," and the commission, town, and municipal manager forms ...
A3331 Requires forms and materials for individuals with developmental disabili... This bill requires the Commissioners of Children and Families and Human Services to cause all forms, materials, and other relevant information concerning services and supports available for, and provided to, persons with ...
A3298 Requires forms for informed consent for health care to be separate from ... This bill requires hospitals and health care professionals, when seeking informed consent for a procedure or treatment from a patient, to provide the patient with a form for giving informed consent for the procedure or tr...
A3266 Imposes tax on petroleum received by rail at marine terminals, storage o... This bill would impose a tax of $0.065 on petroleum and petroleum products received by rail at marine terminals, storage or transfer terminals, and refineries to fund local government emergency preparedness and response t...
A3292 Requires prescription opioid medications include warning sticker advisin... This bill requires that the container for any prescription opioid medication dispensed in the State is to include a warning sticker describing the risks of opioid medications. The Director of the Division of Consumer Affa...
A3262 Requires first responders to transport persons treated for drug overdose... This bill requires first responders, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical responders, who administer an opioid antidote or provide other emergency treatment to a person experiencing a dr...
A3330 Allows municipality to establish reserved parking zone on property adjac... Under current law, municipalities are authorized to establish restricted parking zones in front of the home of a resident with a disability who has been issued a wheel chair license plate or hanging placard. This bill per...
A3329 Authorizes special "We Support the Arts" license plates with proceeds to... This bill authorizes a support the arts license plate with proceeds to go to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The design of the license plate would be chosen by the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Veh...
A3317 Revises procedures for processing incomplete Medicaid applications; exem... This bill permits individuals to transfer up to $500 in assets per calendar month during the 60 month look back period prior to receiving Medicaid coverage for long-term care services without being subject to a period of ...
A2371 Requires at least 10 percent of "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Tru... This bill requires that at least 10 percent of "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account" funds are to be annually appropriated for the purpose of paying for the costs of any annual upgrade and maintenance o...
AR71 Condemns indication by Federal Transit Administration of withdrawal of f... Condemns indication by Federal Transit Administration of withdrawal of federal support from Hudson Tunnel Project.
A2308 Establishes Medicaid Managed Care Organization Oversight Program. This bill would require the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services to establish a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) Oversight Program to ensure the availability of ac...
A2311 Requires institution of higher education to provide victim-centered trai... This bill requires each institution of higher education to annually provide victim-centered training to an employee of the institution who is involved in the receipt of a report made by a student who is the victim of an a...
A2318 Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for rescue of animal... In addition to any other immunity provided by the "New Jersey Tort Claims Act," N.J.S.59:1-1 et seq., or any other law, rule, or regulation, this bill provides immunity from civil or criminal liability for any acts or omi...
A2316 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to prospective stud... This bill would require four-year public and independent institutions of higher education to provide a financial aid "shopping sheet" to each prospective student as part of the school's financial aid offer to that student...
A2310 Requires owner of railroad bridge to submit bridge inspection records to... This bill requires railroad companies owning, leasing, or controlling the right-of-way for bridges in this State to annually submit to the Commissioner of Transportation: a copy of any bridge inspection report completed p...
A2317 Requires kennels and veterinary facilities to provide for supervision of... This bill would require kennels and veterinary facilities to provide for the supervision of dogs, training of employees, and maintenance of certain records. Specifically, under the bill, kennels and veterinary facilities ...
A2312 Requires medical examination and submission of student work portfolios f... This bill requires the parent of a home-schooled child to provide certain information to the resident school district each school year. Under the bill, the parent must submit to the superintendent of the resident school d...
A3049 Requires mental health evaluation for all animal cruelty offenders; desi... This bill amends current law to require a mental health evaluation for any animal cruelty offender, whether an adult or a juvenile, to be followed by mental health counseling if warranted by the evaluation. It is designat...
A3065 Returns Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to DHS. This bill reverses the recent transfer of the State's mental health and addiction prevention functions, powers, and duties, including the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, to the Department of Health, from...
A3067 Eliminates demand side management programs from cost recovery through so... This bill eliminates the cost of demand side management programs from recovery through the societal benefits charge. Demand side management program cost recovery includes certain funding for energy efficiency and Class I ...
A3064 Requires nursing homes to provide training to staff in behavioral health... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services, to establish a training program for nursing home staff (certified nurse aides, licensed practical nurses, registered ...
A3066 Establishes task force to study technology and other methods used to red... This bill establishes in the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety a task force to study technology and other methods used to reduce or eliminate telemarketing harassment and intimidation...
A3047 Prohibits anti-tiering clauses in managed care health benefits plans. This bill, which amends the "Health Care Quality Act," provides that a contract between a participating health care provider and a carrier which offers a managed care plan shall not contain any provision, commonly referre...
A3040 Requires newborn infants be screened for spinal muscular atrophy. This bill requires all infants born in this State to be tested for the genetic markers associated with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is caused by abnormally functioni...
A3035 Increases Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavi... This bill, which is designated as the Mental Health Access Act, increases Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavioral health services under the State Medicaid program. Specifically, the bill require...
A3046 Establishes the "Healthy Workplace Act." This bill, the "Healthy Workplace Act," makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to subject an employee to abusive conduct or to permit an abusive work environment. Moreover, it makes it an unlawful employ...
A3043 Requires consumer reporting agencies to increase protection of consumers... This bill places certain requirements on consumer reporting agencies to protect the personal information of consumers, and to provide certain consumer protections in the event of a breach of security of that personal info...
A3048 Establishes animal importer registration, and animal grooming facility a... This bill requires registration and reporting of certain information by animal importers, and municipal licensing of animal grooming facilities and animal training facilities. Any person who brings a cat or dog into the S...
A3041 Establishes performance and training standards for certain Medicaid tran... This bill would require a provider of transportation services under the Medicaid program to ensure that these services are provided within 15 minutes of the pre-arranged time scheduled by the person seeking the services a...
A3042 Requires managed care plans, SHBP and SEHBP, to provide for reasonable a... The purpose of this bill is to ensure that persons with physical disabilities, who have health insurance through a managed care plan, have reasonable access to primary care and specialist providers whose professional offi...
A3044 "Pet Groomers Licensing Act;" designated as "Bijou's Law." This bill, to be known as "Bijou's Law," provides for the licensing of pet groomers. The bill defines a "pet groomer" as an individual who bathes, brushes, clips, or styles a pet for compensation. To be eligible for licen...
A3045 Permits certain audiologists to dispense and fit hearing aids. This bill permits certain licensed audiologists to dispense and fit hearing aids. As provided in the bill, an audiologist licensed to practice pursuant to P.L.1983, c.420 (C.45:3B-1 et seq.), may dispense and fit hearing ...
A3036 Establishes Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Commission. This bill would establish a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Commission in the Department of Health (DOH). The purpose of the commission is to review and report on fetal and infant death rates in the State, identify fact...
A3323 Requires AG to study use of stun guns by Human Services police officers. This bill requires the Attorney General to conduct a study and make recommendations concerning the carrying and use of conducted energy devices, commonly referred to as stun guns or Tasers, by members of the Department of...
A3260 "Reproductive Donation Safety Act." This bill provides for the regulation of semen banks and semen donation in New Jersey. The bill provides specifically as follows: · A person is not to operate or conduct a semen bank in this State unless licensed by the C...
A3294 Extends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance. This bill excludes individuals who meet certain criteria from time limits imposed on the provision of emergency assistance benefits. Currently, individuals who are: the parent or relative of a disabled dependent who is pr...
A3268 Clarifies hoverboards are motorized skateboards. This bill clarifies that "hoverboards" are motorized skateboards subject to existing statutory requirements concerning skateboarding. A "motorized skateboard" is defined in current law as a skateboard that is propelled ot...
A3277 Regulates certain practices of pharmacy benefits management companies. This bill applies certain requirements to the activities of pharmacy benefits management companies operating in this State. Pharmacy benefits management companies ("PBMs") manage prescription drug benefits under a health ...
A3334 "Innovative Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act." This bill, designated the "Innovative Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act," requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to encourage the establishment of a wide variety of innovative ser...
A3301 Creates pilot program concerning domestic violence; creates additional S... This bill creates a three-year Domestic Violence Court Pilot Program in Monmouth and Camden counties. Any case involving domestic violence could be referred to the Domestic Violence Court. Judges assigned to the Domestic ...
A3306 Prohibits service and sale in schools of food and beverage items labeled... This bill provides that a food, snack, or beverage item which has a label indicating that the item is not intended or recommended for children may not be served, sold, or given away as a free promotion in a public or nonp...
A3321 Permits use of virtual instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year r... Under current law, a school district, county vocational school district, or county special services school district must be open for 180 days each school year in order to qualify for State aid. In the event that a school ...
A3303 Establishes the authority of the court to order electronic monitoring of... This bill establishes the authority of the court to order electronic monitoring of a defendant found guilty of a crime or offense involving domestic violence when a condition of sentence restricts the defendant's ability ...
A3319 Provides for receipts for applications for Supplemental Nutrition Assist... This bill provides for applicants for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also called food stamps) to receive a receipt when they apply for the program. Under the bill, a county welfare agency, county boa...
A3286 Reforms PANYNJ; "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency ... This bill is to be known as the "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency and Accountability Act." Officers The bill lists the officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (port author...
A3324 Requires institutions of higher education to adopt affirmative consent s... This bill requires institutions of higher education to adopt an affirmative consent standard and numerous other policies regarding sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Under the bill, in order...
A3269 Requires application fee to be paid to the DOE when applying to establis... This bill would require an applicant seeking to establish a charter school to pay an application fee to the Commissioner of Education. The bill provides that the State Board of Education would set the amount of the applic...
A3279 Authorizes eight hours of leave for parents and guardians from work for ... This bill provides up to 8 hours of leave time during any 12-month period for a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in a public school to attend any conference, meeting, function or other event requested or required by...
A3261 Requires counties to make available voluntary medical identification car... This bill establishes requirements for counties to make medical identification cards available to county residents. Residents will be permitted, but not required, to obtain, carry, and update a card as appropriate. The ca...
A3297 Requires certain facilities to set aside beds for Medicaid-eligible indi... This bill would require all residential facilities which are licensed to provide treatment to individuals for substance use disorder and alcohol use disorder to dedicate 10 percent of the facilities' beds to individuals w...
A3267 Establishes fee on single-use carryout bags used in certain stores and d... The bill would establish a fee on the use of single-use carryout bags provided by certain types of stores to customers and dedicate revenue from the fee to the "Health Schools and Community Lead Abatement Fund" establishe...
A3316 Requires funds collected through societal benefits charge not allocated ... This bill provides that all funds collected in relation to the societal benefits charge (SBC) which, as of the commencement of each State fiscal year, have not been allocated to the electric and gas public utilities and, ...
A3264 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A3284 Increases loss ratio reporting and disclosure requirements for carriers ... This bill applies enhanced reporting and public disclosure requirements to the 80% loss ratio requirements currently applicable to carriers offering individual and small group health insurance plans in the State. The bill...
A3296 Requires at least one State developmental center in each region of State... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to ensure that at least one State developmental center is retained in each of the western, northern, central, and southern regions of the State. Under the bill, the we...
A3322 Authorizes board of education to establish community service credit prog... This bill authorizes a board of education that includes grades 9 through 12 to establish a community service credit program. The program will allow a high school student to earn credit as an optional elective towards the ...
A3318 Requires hospitals to inquire whether patients have substance use disord... This bill would require acute care hospitals to inquire whether a patient who is 18 years of age or older has a substance use disorder or is in recovery from a substance use disorder. The bill also requires each hospital ...
A3272 Requires public institutions of higher education to submit proposed tuit... This bill requires the governing board of a public institution of higher education to submit the institution's proposed tuition and fee schedule for the academic year to the Secretary of Higher Education for review prior ...
A3326 Removes references to epilepsy from law requiring physicians and patient... This bill removes references to epilepsy from P.L.1970, c.195, which requires treating physicians and patients with driver's licenses to report to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) when the patient has recurre...
A3270 Authorizes public institution of higher education to establish in-munici... This bill authorizes a public institution of higher education to establish an in-municipality tuition rate for a student who graduates from a public high school located in the same municipality in which a campus of the in...
A3283 Concerns the delivery and oversight of coverage under certain health ben... This bill concerns the delivery and oversight of coverage under various health benefits plans by mandating the issuance of identification cards, standardizing contract forms and enhancing contractual obligations between c...
A3333 Requires DHS to develop or purchase electronic health record system for ... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, or the commissioner's designee, to develop or purchase, and make available free of charge, an electronic health record system to each community provider agency provid...
A3274 Requires institutions of higher education to offer cats and dogs no long... This bill would require institutions of higher education, and related research facilities, to offer cats and dogs no longer used for educational, research, or scientific purposes to animal rescue organizations for adoptio...
A3282 Provides that toll revenue generated from PANYNJ bridges shall not excee... This bill establishes the Port Authority Bridge Fund ("bridge fund"), which shall be a separate, special fund consisting of all revenue, tolls, and other charges collected by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ...
A3300 Authorizes civil action to obtain temporary legal authority to direct tr... This bill would permit a petitioner to initiate a civil action seeking to obtain temporary legal authority to direct treatment services for a respondent who is alleged to have a substance use impairment. A petition under ...
A3295 Establishes New Jersey Advisory Council on Home and Community-Based Sett... This bill establishes a permanent New Jersey Advisory Council on Home and Community-Based Settings. The council would be required to assist the Department of Human Services (DHS) in the implementation of the Statewide Tra...
A3263 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A3335 Provides for oversight of DHS contracts with providers serving persons w... This bill provides for oversight of the contracts the Department of Human Services (DHS) enters into with providers serving persons with developmental disabilities who are eligible for services from the Division of Develo...
A3328 Requires DHS to develop specific criteria for eligibility of individuals... This bill concerns adult day health services and individuals with developmental disabilities, and requires the Commissioner of Human Services to develop an assessment instrument and adopt regulations based on criteria spe...
A3308 Requires candidates for certain teaching certificates to pass written te... This bill would require, effective January 1, 2019, that candidates for a preschool through grade three endorsement, an elementary school endorsement, or a reading specialist endorsement, pass a written test which include...
A3327 Requires DHS to ensure that expedited benefits under Supplemental Nutrit... This bill provides that the Department of Human Services is to ensure that an expedited application for benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program, formerly known as the Food Stamp program...
A3309 Increases from 17 to 21 public members of New Jersey State Council on th... This bill increases from 17 to 21 the number of public members serving on the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and specifies appointment criteria for the four newly-appointed members. Under the bill, of the four addi...
AR119 Urges Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to implement frequency-b... Urges Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to implement frequency-based discounted toll plan for certain New Jersey residents.
A3325 Establishes Become A Nurse license plates and dedicates fees for nursing... This bill requires the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to issue a special "Become A Nurse" license plate. In addition to the registration number and other markings or identification pr...
A3332 Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities thr... This bill is intended to improve protections for individuals with developmental disabilities and provide for increased transparency of investigations conducted in connection with an allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploi...
A3276 Establishes Behavioral Health Insurance Claims Advocacy Program. This bill establishes the Behavioral Health Insurance Claims Advocacy Program within the Department of Banking and Insurance. The bill creates the program to advocate for people with behavioral health problems in helping ...
A3280 Restores property tax exemption for nonprofit hospitals with for-profit ... This bill would restore the property tax exempt status of a nonprofit hospital with on-site for-profit medical providers as long as the hospital remains organized as a nonprofit institution under State law, and would requ...
A3289 Directs portion of Unclaimed Child Support Trust Fund be used to balance... This bill addresses a potential fiscal shortfall which can occur over time with respect to the funding of the State agency responsible for child support disbursements, which may be either the Administrative Office of the ...
A3299 Establishes Medicaid demonstration project to cover room and board servi... This bill establishes a three-year Medicaid demonstration project, subject to federal approval and the availability of federal financial participation for State Medicaid expenditures under the federal Medicaid program. Th...
ACR147 Urges Boy Scouts of America to take steps to better include and support ... Urges Boy Scouts of America to take steps to better include and support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual community.
AJR53 Designates October of each year as "Disability Employment Awareness Month." Designates October of each year as "Disability Employment Awareness Month."
A2186 Prohibits the restraint of prisoners during and immediately after childb... This bill would prohibit the restraint of women prisoners during and immediately after childbirth. Under the bill, correctional facility staff or medical providers would not be permitted to apply restraints to a female pr...
A2942 Establishes certain minimum and maximum temperatures in emergency shelte... This bill requires that the temperature within emergency shelters, rooming and boarding houses, dementia care homes, nursing homes, and residential health care facilities be maintained within a range of 65 through 81 degr...
A2374 Requires Medicaid cover emergency contraception without requiring prescr... This bill would require that the Medicaid program provide coverage for emergency contraceptives obtained over the counter without requiring a prescription or other authorization. At this time, Medicaid provides coverage f...
A2365 Requires hospital patient's medical record to include notation if patien... This bill requires, under certain circumstances, that a notation be prominently displayed in a patient's medical record indicating that the patient is at increased risk of confusion, agitation, behavioral problems, and wa...
A2372 Requires DOT to inspect traffic signs and establish public awareness cam... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation (commissioner) to inspect all traffic signs on highways under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (department) at least once per year, to k...
A2450 Requires boil water notices to be provided by certain public water syste... This bill would require public water systems to provide prompt public notice when a boil water notice is in effect. Under the bill, the owner or operator of a public water system would be required to notify its affected c...
A2363 Permits juror donation of juror compensation to Legal Services of New Je... This bill would permit jurors to donate their statutory juror compensation to Legal Services of New Jersey, a Statewide nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance in civil matters, through a voluntary char...
A2270 Prohibits substitution of prescribed epilepsy medication without notific... This bill revises the requirements for prescribing and dispensing anti-epileptic drugs. Specifically, when issuing a prescription for an anti-epileptic drug or formulation for the treatment of seizures associated with epi...
A2366 Requires DOH to develop New Jersey Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care. This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to gather and compile information necessary to develop a New Jersey Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care. The report card is to be designed to inform members of the public a...
A2362 "Tonka's Law"; changes perimeter for bow and arrow hunting around certai... This bill amends current law to provide that, except for the owner or lessee of the building and persons specifically authorized by the owner or lessee in writing, a person shall not possess a nocked arrow for the purpose...
A2194 Establishes Behavioral Health Services Task Force. This bill establishes the Behavioral Health Task Force in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Health (DOH). The purpose of the board will be to review all aspects of behavioral health...
A2192 Requires Commissioner of Education to include data on chronic absenteeis... This bill requires that, if 10 percent or more of the students enrolled in a public school are chronically absent, the school must develop a corrective action plan to improve absenteeism rates. The bill requires that the ...
AJR63 Recognizes 70th anniversary of establishment of State of Israel. Recognizes 70th anniversary of establishment of State of Israel.
AJR54 Designates October of each year as "Cyber Security Awareness Month." Designates October of each year as "Cyber Security Awareness Month."
A2373 Creates New Jersey Crude Oil by Rail Safety Task Force. This bill creates a 17-member task force to be known as the "New Jersey Crude Oil by Rail Safety Task Force" (task force). The task force is to study the risks and impact of the transport of crude oil by rail on public he...
A2375 Defines information required to be included in death certificates. This bill would provide for the inclusion of certain information in the certified copy of a death record. The information required to be included in a death certificate would include the: name of the decedent; county or m...
A2783 "New Jersey Traffic Management Act"; requires certain employers to plan ... This bill requires the Department of Transportation (department) to establish a "Traffic Management Program" to monitor businesses employing 100 or more persons in one or more work locations in this State and to...
A2536 Concerns long term tax exemptions on certain age-restricted low-income h... The "Long Term Tax Exemption Law," P.L.1991, c.431 (C.40A:20-1 et seq.), currently allows certain age-restricted housing developments to receive a tax exemption for up to 35 years, or until the expiration of first mortgag...
A2367 Requires DOH to update epilepsy website and increase public outreach eff... This bill provides that the Department of Health (DOH) maintain and periodically update its Epilepsy website, and include on it certain information about epilepsy, to be compiled or developed by DOH, including the diverse...
A2364 Provides that children under care, custody or supervision of DCPP may no... This bill provides that children under the care, custody or supervision of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, including children placed in resource family homes or in kinship care homes, may not be home-scho...
A2696 Requires water purveyors to conduct, and report to DEP, water loss audits. This bill would amend and supplement the "Water Supply Management Act" to require the State's water purveyors (i.e., public and private water providers) who regularly serve at least 3,300 individuals to conduct annual wat...
ACR53 Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system. Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system.
A1984 Requires institution of higher education to annually report total number... This bill requires each institution of higher education to annually report to the Secretary of Higher Education and the Attorney General the total number of allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence made by or m...
A1391 Restores the death penalty for certain murders. P.L.2007, c.204, enacted on December 17, 2007, repealed the death penalty in this State and replaced it with life without parole. This bill would restore the death penalty for persons convicted of certain murders. Under t...
A1704 Authorizes certain gestational carrier agreements. This bill, which would be known as the "New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act," would authorize gestational carrier agreements. A gestational carrier agreement is a written contract pursuant to which a woman agrees...
A1892 Requires electronic reporting of handgun ammunition sales. This bill requires electronic reporting of handgun ammunition sales. Under the provisions of this bill, every retail dealer of handgun ammunition is required to electronically report all handgun ammunition sales and trans...
A1015 Expands rights of crime victims. This bill expands the rights of crime victims to include the right to allow certain non-victims to make an in-person statement at sentencing. The bill also allows victims to provide testimony at certain post adjudication ...
A1789 Establishes Overdose Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board. The bill establishes the Overdose Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board in, but not of, the Department of Human Services. The purpose of the board would be to review overdose fatalities and near fatalities in New Jersey...
A924 Concerns occupational safety and health for public employees of certain ... This bill amends the "New Jersey Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health Act,") to provide that, for purposes of that act, the definition of "employer" includes any interstate authority that utilizes its own poli...
A1747 Adds new civil penalties and increases surcharges imposed on domestic vi... This bill would impose new civil penalties on domestic violence offenders and increase the surcharges imposed on these offenders under current law. The additional revenue would be appropriated to organizations that provid...
A1985 Prohibits disclosure of personal information pertaining to certain healt... This bill would prohibit the disclosure of personal information pertaining to certain health care workers who are assaulted by a patient or resident of a health care facility. According to data from the U.S. Department of...
A909 Prohibits sale of expanded polystyrene food containers by public schools... This bill would require every public school and public institution of higher education to ensure that no food or beverage packaged or contained in an expanded polystyrene food container is sold, offered for sale, or other...
A857 Requires emergency action plans for delivery of oxygen to patient reside... This bill requires providers of residential use oxygen and oxygen delivery systems to prepare and adopt emergency action plans in the event of a public health emergency. The purpose of the emergency action plan is to set ...
AR35 Urges NJTA and Metropolitan Transportation Authority to enter into recip... Urges NJTA and Metropolitan Transportation Authority to enter into reciprocity agreement to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of New York and NJ.
ACR28 Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize Legislature to permit by ... Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize Legislature to permit by law establishment and operation of casinos in certain counties.
A1813 Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the...
A1209 The "Green Building Tax Credit Act." This bill, entitled the "Green Building Tax Credit Act," provides tax credits toward the corporation business tax, gross income tax, and certain other specified taxes for developers and owners who design and con...
A1571 Requires audits of managed care plan provider networks. This bill supplements the consumer safeguards with respect to health benefits plans provided by health insurance carriers that were established pursuant to the "Health Care Quality Act," P.L.1997, c.92 (C.26:2S-1 et seq.)...
A1710 The "Smart Container Act." This bill, entitled the "Smart Container Act," would require a 10-cent deposit on beverage containers with a capacity of between eight ounces and less than 24 ounces, and a 20-cent deposit on beverage containers with a ca...
A1711 Establishes the "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights." This bill would establish a "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights" for victims of sexual violence. The bill would also require certain public employees to facilitate access to services for victims of sexual violence. Th...
A2080 Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD. This bill will dedicate workforce development funds for a New Jersey STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The program will be designed by the department in consultatio...
AJR31 Designates The Growing Stage Children's Theatre of New Jersey as New Jer... Designates The Growing Stage Children's Theatre of New Jersey as New Jersey State children's theatre.
A860 Establishes mandatory domestic violence training for municipal prosecutors. This bill amends the existing law concerning training programs for municipal prosecutors. Presently, section 10 of P.L. 1999, c.349 (C.2B:25-10) provides that the Attorney General, in consultation with the county and muni...
A1619 Exempts certain properties acquired by municipalities from county, schoo... This bill would exempt real property acquired by municipalities as part of a flood-prone property acquisition program from county, school, and fire district taxes immediately upon acquisition. Currently, if a municipality...
A410 Requires DHS to use funds awarded from performance bonuses to increase s... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to use funds received by the Department of Human Services (DHS), as a result of a performance bonus awarded to DHS, for the purpose of increasing the number of trained...
A1666 Provides for civil actions against persons or entities profiting from co... This bill would provide for civil actions against persons or entities knowingly profiting from the commission of human trafficking offenses, or maintaining the victims of such offenses, even though such parties are not "a...
A1871 Requires carriers to disclose selection standards for, and establishes c... This bill supplements the "Health Care Quality Act" to require health insurance carriers to disclose selection standards for placement of health care providers in tiered health benefits plan networks and provides for the ...
A1703 Prohibits smoking at public parks and beaches. This bill extends the provisions of the "New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act," P.L.2005, c.383 (C.26:3D-55 et seq.), which generally prohibit smoking in indoor public places and workplaces, to apply to public parks and beaches ...
A764 "Alyssa's Law", requires public school buildings to be equipped with eme... This bill requires that all public elementary and secondary schools be equipped with a panic alarm for use in a school security emergency including, but not limited to, a non-fire evacuation, lockdown, or active shooter s...
A274 Increases distribution to municipalities from Energy Tax Receipts Proper... This bill requires the distribution of additional State aid to municipalities under the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act." Budget constraints required reductions in the amount of Consolidated Municipal Propert...
A1468 Provides list of various assessments to satisfy State high school gradua... Currrent statutory law requires public high school students to pass the State graduation proficiency test to demonstrate mastery of the State graduation proficiency standards. This bill would provide options for students ...
A2031 Expands health insurance coverage for behavioral health services and aut... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A539 Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid a... This bill amends the "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.42 (C.24:6J-1 et seq.), to require each county health department to obtain, and to maintain in an accessible storage location, a reserve stock of opioid antidote...
A759 "Caylee's Law;" requires missing child be reported within 12 hours. This bill would require a person to report a missing child to police within 12 hours of when they knew or should have known of the child's disappearance. A person who violates this provision is guilty of a crime of the fo...
A1309 Authorizes conversion of certain office parks and retail centers to mixe... This bill would establish a limited preemption from local zoning regulations for applications to convert certain office parks and retail centers into mixed-use developments. Office parks and retail shopping centers locate...
AJR24 Permanently designates last week in February as "Eating Disorders Awaren... Permanently designates last week in February as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in New Jersey.
A1525 Requires DOE to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning ed... This bill requires the Department of Education to establish and maintain a comprehensive website concerning educational programs and resources available for students classified as eligible for special education programs a...
A382 Establishes minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios in nursing h... This bill establishes minimum ratios for the number of certified nurse aides (CNAs) to the number of residents in nursing homes. Under current regulations, the Department of Health requires nursing homes to meet a minimum...
A1718 Revises procedure for issuance of amended birth certificate for person w... This bill revises the requirements for obtaining an amended certificate of birth due to a change in sex. The bill provides that the State registrar of vital statistics shall issue an amended certificate of birth to a pers...
A1523 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use dur... This bill requires the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services ("office") in the Office of Information Technology to establish a central registry of residents with special needs who require additional as...
A1428 Establishes Child Trafficking Awareness Pilot Program in DOE to train sc... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to develop and administer a three-year Child Trafficking Awareness Pilot Program to provide school district staff in selected districts with training on how to identify and ...
A1810 Permits operation of low-speed electric bicycles. This bill expressly permits the operation of low-speed electric bicycles in this State. Under the bill, low-speed electric bicycles may be operated on streets, highways, sidewalks, and bicycle paths. An operator of a low-...
ACR30 Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing Legislature by law to allo... Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing Legislature by law to allow establishment and operation of not more than three casinos in Bergen, Essex, or Hudson counties.
A187 Requires candidates keep detailed records of how campaign funds are spen... The purpose of this bill is to require candidates to keep detailed records of how they spend campaign funds for the ordinary and necessary expenses of holding public office. Specifically, the bill requires each candidate,...
A1016 Establishes commission to approve personaliized handguns; requires firea... This bill establishes a Personalized Handgun Authorization Commission which would be responsible for establishing performance standards for personalized handguns, also known as "smart guns" and "child-proof guns." The com...
A1237 Requires State parks, forests, and other natural and historic areas to r... This bill would require that State parks and forests, State recreation areas, State historic sites, State natural areas, and State wildlife management areas would continue to be open to the public for a period not to exce...
A1374 Requires door to operator's cabin be locked on NJT trains. This bill requires the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) to ensure that any interior door that provides access to the operator's cabin of an NJ Transit train or to any compartment wherein controls to the train a...
AJR29 Designates May of each year as "Youth Smoking Prevention and Awareness M... Designates May of each year as "Youth Smoking Prevention and Awareness Month."
A773 Allows horse racetracks to be available for placing wagers at casinos in... This bill would permit a running or harness horse racetrack in this State to enter into an agreement with a casino located in Atlantic City, or such a casino's Internet gaming affiliate, that allows the racetrack's premis...
AR34 Urges Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide E-ZPass discounts... Urges Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of NJ.
A1477 Establishes Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program to facilitate apprehe... This bill, designated as "Zackhary's Law," establishes a Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program. The purpose of the program is to facilitate the apprehension of persons involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in se...
A1261 Increases personal needs allowance to at least $50 for low-income person... This bill increases to a minimum of $50 the monthly personal needs allowance (PNA) which may be provided to persons who reside in nursing facilities, State or county psychiatric hospitals, and State developmental centers ...
A769 Requires school districts to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse an... This bill requires each school district to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education in grades preschool through 12 as part of the district's implementation of the Core Curric...
A279 "Transparency in Government Act"; provides for establishment of State pu... This bill, the "Transparency in Government Act," establishes a State public finance website to provide State residents with a convenient, user-friendly source of information to track State revenues and expenditures and to...
A875 Establishes Statewide program to provide treatment services for children... This bill requires the Department of Children and Families ("DCF") to establish and maintain a Statewide therapeutic treatment program for the children and families of domestic violence victims. The bill requires that the...
A568 Imposes restrictions concerning Delaware River Port Authority commission... This bill supplements the compact between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey creating the Delaware River Joint Commission, now known as the Delaware River Port Authority ("DRPA"). The bill makes ...
AJR45 Designates first week in June as "Rip Current Awareness Week." Designates first week in June as "Rip Current Awareness Week."
A1335 Requires boards of education to include instruction, and adopt instructi... This bill requires each board of education to provide instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in an appropriate plac...
A2086 Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary com... This bill provides for a "petitioner" who is the spouse, civil union partner, relative, friend, or guardian of an individual to submit to the court a petition for the involuntary commitment of the individual to ...
A2088 Requires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription... This bill would add naloxone hydrochloride, and other opioid antidotes, to the list of prescription drugs that are to be monitored as part of the State's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). Although the PMP focuses on ...
A1715 Establishes measures to deter steroid use among students; appropriates $... This bill establishes measures to deter the use of steroids and performance enhancing supplements among the State's middle school and high school students. The bill implements the recommendations of the December 2005 repo...
A1855 Permits young adult who is claimed as a dependent on relative's tax retu... This bill would permit a person between the ages of 18 and 26 to receive Work First New Jersey General Public Assistance (WFNJ/GA) benefits, even if the person is claimed as a dependent on his or her parent's or other rel...
A650 Prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from refusing to provide s... This bill prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from refusing to provide shelter, or food and shelter, for a minimum of 72 hours, to an individual or family seeking theses services, unless the shelter is at its ma...
A1938 Establishes crime of participation in criminal street gang initiation ri... This bill establishes the crime of participation in a criminal street gang initiation ritual. A person is guilty of participation in a criminal street gang initiation ritual if he or she, as a prerequisite to joining or a...
A317 Establishes certain requirements for domestic violence training for cert... This bill establishes certain training requirements for certain judges and judicial personnel concerning domestic violence. Currently, section 4 of P.L.1991, c.261 (C.2C:25-20) requires all judges and judicial personnel t...
A1930 Establishes Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund in EDA to prov... This bill, entitled the "Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund Act," establishes the Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund (fund) in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to award grants to i...
A547 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish repa... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish a repayment assistance program under the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program for borrowers who experien...
A1441 Allows gross income tax deductions for contributions, earnings, and qual... This bill provides special State income tax treatment for special needs trusts benefitting disabled individuals. The bill would exclude from a taxpayer's New Jersey gross income the amount of the taxpayer's contribution t...
A391 Permits counties to provide videoconferencing in involuntary commitment ... This bill permits counties to provide videoconferencing in involuntary commitment hearings for the use and the operation of the courts in their county courthouses and municipal courts. In the counties that elect to mainta...
A2116 Extends time municipalities have to commit fees and payments-in-lieu of ... This bill extends the time period in which a municipality must commit to expend collected development fees and payments in-lieu of constructing affordable units held in a municipal affordable housing trust fund, from four...
A493 Prohibits four-year public institutions of higher education from increas... This bill prohibits a four-year public institution of higher education from increasing the tuition and fees of a New Jersey resident undergraduate student by more than the rise in the consumer price index or two percent, ...
A269 Requires school districts to provide instruction on water safety as part... This bill requires each school district to incorporate instruction on water safety into the health education curriculum for students in grades K through 12 as part of the district's implementation of the New Jersey Studen...
A1189 Reallocates portion of certain forfeited property as incentive for infor... This bill by provides a financial incentive to people who possess information that could assist in the prosecution of certain drug-related offenses, and provides financial assistance for certain individuals in need of inp...
A2087 Requires all prescriptions be transmitted electronically, subject to cer... This bill requires that every prescription for a controlled dangerous substance, prescription legend drug, or other prescription item be transmitted electronically using an electronic health records system. This requireme...
A1694 Establishes pilot program in DOE to provide assistive technology to elem... This bill establishes a three-year assistive technology pilot program in the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide assistive technology and assistive technology services to elementary and middl...
A1027 Includes crime of creating false public alarms as form of bias intimidat... This bill expands the list of crimes that are a form of bias intimidation to include the crime of creating a false public alarm. Pursuant to N.J.S.2C:16-1, a person is guilty of the crime of bias intimidation if he commit...
A1992 "New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act." This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
A1235 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for special care nursing faci... This bill would eliminate the requirement for a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop or expand a special care nursing facility. Current law and regulations concerning certificate of need requ...
AR53 Urges Congress to enact legislation to codify Deferred Action for Childh... Urges Congress to enact legislation to codify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
A1706 Provides rental and lease protections for victims of domestic violence, ... This bill would provide rental and lease protections for domestic violence victims. Under the bill, a landlord may not terminate a tenancy, fail to renew a tenancy, or refuse to enter into a rental agreement based on the ...
A876 Establishes standards for Batterers' Intervention Programs in domestic v... Under current law, as part of a final restraining order issued by the court in a domestic violence matter, the court may order the defendant to receive professional domestic violence counseling from either a private sourc...
A1227 Prohibits juror disqualification based on gender identity or sexual orie... This bill would make it unlawful to disqualify a person from jury service based on the person's gender identity or affectional or sexual orientation. Under R.S.10:1-8, it is unlawful to disqualify a citizen for service as...
A1730 Prohibits emergency homeless shelters from conditioning provision of she... This bill prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from conditioning the provision of shelter on a person's enrollment in certain programs. Under the provision of the bill, an emergency shelter for the homeless is re...
A1885 Directs Division of Consumer Affairs to establish public information cam... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs, in the Department of Law and Public Safety, to establish and undertake a public information campaign to educate and inform consumers concerning real est...
A1228 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for behaviora... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A1620 Requires drug test specimens from drug abuse treatment clinics be analyz... This bill requires that drug test specimens from drug abuse treatment clinics be analyzed by the State laboratory or by an independent clinical laboratory. Specifically, the bill directs a drug abuse treatment clinic oper...
A1111 Establishes social innovation loan guarantee pilot program and study com... This bill establishes a five-year social innovation loan guarantee pilot program (pilot program) for the purpose of encouraging private investment in health care services for the treatment and prevention of opioid and oth...
A1862 Establishes Maternal Mortality Review Commission to annually review and ... This bill would establish a Maternal Mortality Review Commission in the Department of Health (DOH). The commission would be tasked with annually reviewing and reporting on maternal death rates and the causes of maternal d...
A1369 Allows for cancellation of certain service contracts without paying earl... This bill requires a service provider of cable television, cellular telephone, direct broadcast satellite, electric generation, heating oil, gas supply, Internet access, propane, telecommunications, and Voice over Interne...
A592 Establishes offense of criminal mischief committed on historical sites. This bill amends N.J.S.2C:17-3 (criminal mischief) to clarify that knowingly damaging or tampering with a historic place, building, monument, or structure is a crime of the third degree. The bill provides that it is a cri...
A1735 Establishes Task Force on Prevention of Sexual Violence. This bill establishes the 19-member "Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Violence." The purpose of the task force would be to: study and evaluate current and best practice standards concerning sexual violence preventio...
A1753 Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on tra... This bill subjects charges of rent for providing transient accommodations in this State to the State sales and use tax, and the State hotel and motel occupancy fee, and authorizes municipalities to impose the hotel occupa...
A196 Requires DHS to ensure distribution to senior citizens of notice from Di... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety to prepare a notice about fraudulent practices that affect senior citizens, and requires the Commissioner of H...
A569 Imposes restrictions concerning Delaware River and Bay Authority commiss... This bill supplements the compact between the State of Delaware and the State of New Jersey creating the Delaware River and Bay Authority ("DRBA"). The bill makes changes to the compact to impose various restrictions upon...
A1858 Requires continued coverage of prescription drugs for certain medical co... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide continued coverage of prescription drugs for covered persons diagnosed with a complex or chronic medical condition or a rare disease. The bill defines "complex or ch...
A1708 Provides transparency and accountability reforms at PANYNJ; modifies gov... This bill is to be known as the "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency and Accountability Act." Officers The bill lists the officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (port author...
A427 Establishes mandatory training program for human resources officers of p... This bill requires the Civil Service Commission to establish a domestic violence training program for the purpose of educating human resources officers on handling and responding to reports by public employees of domestic...
A1732 "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act"; requires DHS to provide cost-b... This bill, designated the "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act," would hold harmless certain providers of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through June 2018 as they transition from a cost-bas...
A418 Requires DHS to create English and Spanish-language Internet websites to... This bill would expand the information and resources provided by the Commissioner of Human Services, through the enhanced NJ FamilyCare outreach and enrollment initiative to increase public awareness about the availabilit...
AJR33 Designates first week of May of each year as "Children's Mental Health A... Designates first week of May of each year as "Children's Mental Health Awareness Week."
S598 Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. This bill would require New Jersey to join the United States Climate Alliance, a group formed to pursue policies to uphold the United States' commitments to the Paris Climate Accord in order to address the threats posed b...
A1329 Prohibits treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or sto... This bill prohibits, in New Jersey, the treatment, discharge, disposal, application to a roadway or other release into the environment, or storage of any wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other bypr...
A1719 Establishes Medicaid program to provide housing-related services to indi... This bill establishes a Medicaid program to provide housing-related services to individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The program would include State-level collaborative activities, intended to develop closer rel...
A881 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for prescription drugs thro... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage for medically necessary prescription drugs through the covered person's entire course of treatment, as determined by the prescriber. The bill requires hospi...
A319 Prohibits pharmacies from charging additional fee for processing prescri... This bill would prohibit pharmacists from charging additional fees for processing prescriptions that are transmitted by telephone or electronic means unless the fees also apply to prescriptions transmitted in writing. It ...
A415 Requires criminal history record background check for rifle and shotgun ... This bill requires all sales or other transfers of rifles and shotguns to be conducted through a retail dealer licensed under State law or a Federal Firearms Licensee. A person who sells or otherwise transfers a rifle or ...
A1442 Extends gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood... This bill extends New Jersey's gross income tax medical expense deduction to certain cord blood banking services. The purpose of the bill is to decrease the cost of cord blood banking for New Jersey gross income taxpayers...
A1586 Imposes a wholesale sales tax on electronic cigarettes and similar nicot... This bill imposes the New Jersey Tobacco Products Wholesale Sales and Use Tax on electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes and similar tobacco-substitute smoking devices are designed to deliver a nicotine-based or othe...
A1709 "Revised State Medical Examiner Act"; establishes Office of the Chief St... This bill, designated as the "Revised State Medical Examiner Act," repeals the "State Medical Examiner Act" P.L.1967, c.234 (N.J.S.A.52:17B-78 et seq.), and establishes the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner in, b...
A1705 Requires resource family parent, relative, preadoptive parent, or careta... This bill amends various sections of P.L.1999, c.53 and P.L.1977 c, 424 to require that a resource family parent, relative, preadoptive parent, or temporary caregiver, as applicable, providing care to a child under the ca...
A1240 Upgrades penalties for certain crimes involving heroin and fentanyl; est... This bill would upgrade the penalties for certain crimes involving heroin and fentanyl. The bill also establishes new crimes addressing two types of "heroin mixtures": heroin mixtures with fentanyl, and heroin mixtures wi...
A447 Establishes "breakfast after the bell" incentive fund. This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Department of Education, to develop and administer a "breakfast after the bell" incentive fund to provide an additional reimbursement to certain s...
A1737 Extends "whistleblower" protections to employee disclosure of government... This bill provides protection against employer retaliation for an employee who makes disclosures, provides testimony, or objects or refuses to participate in any activity, policy or practice of the employer, or another em...
A478 Requires health benefits coverage for mammograms for women under 40 who ... This bill requires health insurers, including health, hospital, and medical service corporations; commercial individual, small employer, and larger group health insurers; health maintenance organizations; and the State He...
A290 "Home-Based Jobs Creation Act"; classifies certain home businesses as ac... This bill would permit a family home business to exist in a residential zone as an accessory use and not require a use variance pursuant to section 57 of P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-70), provided that the following conditio...
A1422 Requires public bodies upon request to provide American Sign Language in... This bill would require a public body to make available at any public meeting of that public body the services of an American Sign Language interpreter upon the request of a deaf or hearing-impaired person that is made at...
A1454 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill establishes new requirements for pet dealers and pet shops pursuant to the "Pet Purchase Protection Act." This bill revises the "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to require pet dealers to comply with the same sourci...
A1191 Requires certain medical transportation vehicles to be equipped with sto... This bill requires certain medical transportation vehicles to be equipped with a stop signal arm and requires drivers to stop for these vehicles under certain circumstances. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill...
A1310 Establishes "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" pilot program; ap... This bill establishes a "Naturally Occurring Retirement Community" or "NORC" pilot program in the Division of Aging Services in the Department of Human Services. The bill directs the Commissioner of Human Services to prov...
A1476 Requires driver education course, certain new driver brochures, and driv... This bill requires approved driver education courses, certain beginning driver informational brochures, and the driver's license written examination to include certain cyclist and pedestrian safety information. Under the ...
A1573 Requires insurance coverage in the individual and small employer markets... This bill requires those health benefits plans offered in the individual and small employer markets in New Jersey that provide benefits for drugs that are approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as wel...
A1031 Establishes "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Em... This bill establishes the "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction and Air Pollution Control," and directs the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to use money credited to the...
A667 Provides for implementation of full-day preschool programs in additional... Under the provisions of the "School Funding Reform Act of 2008" (SFRA), P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.), school districts classified in District Factor Groups (DFG) A or B, or districts classified in DFG CD having a ...
A574 Requires State Treasurer to organize and publish certain contract and gr... This bill requires the State Treasurer to organize and publish certain State contract and grant data and information on a single, searchable Internet website. The bill requires the State Treasurer, in consultation with th...
A1911 Clarifies DHS authority to regulate sober living homes and halfway house... This bill would amend the State's substance abuse treatment laws in relation to the regulation of sober living homes and halfway houses. In particular, the bill would expressly clarify that the existing statutory authorit...
A1713 Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker ... This bill, designated as "Leah's Law," requires the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in the Department of Children and Families to implement a caseworker safety intervention plan. The bill provides that the pla...
AJR44 Designates June 4 of each year as "Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day" in N... Designates June 4 of each year as "Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day" in New Jersey.
A2036 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill, revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient, instead of upon...
A1212 Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participatio... This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the Regi...
A1815 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for equine therapy or rehab... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
A396 Provides corporation business tax credits and gross income tax credits f... This bill provides corporation business tax credits and gross income tax credits for the purchase of certain compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. The tax credits are available for purchases made in tax years beginning i...
A1594 Establishes Electronic Health Information Technology Fund. This bill establishes the Electronic Health Information Technology Fund, to be known as the e-HIT fund, in the Department of Banking and Insurance, in order to provide a guaranteed source of funding to support the impleme...
A2001 Transfers county college employees and retirees from membership in SEHBP... This bill will transfer New Jersey county college employees and retirees from membership in the School Employees' Health Benefits Program to membership in the State Health Benefits Program.
A375 Establishes "Fund to Prevent Use of Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Devic... This bill establishes the "Fund to Prevent Use of Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Devices" in the Department of the Treasury for the purpose of supporting activities to prevent such use in the State, and promotin...
A1929 Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. This bill would require New Jersey to join the United States Climate Alliance, a group formed to pursue policies to uphold the United States' commitments to the Paris Climate Accord in order to address the threats posed b...
A1720 Regulates physician profiling programs used by managed care networks. This bill provides for the regulation of physician profiling programs operating in New Jersey. Physician profiling programs are relatively new, and are designed to evaluate physicians participating in managed care plan ne...
A1234 Requires four-year institutions of higher education to offer accelerated... This bill requires four-year institutions of higher education to offer accelerated baccalaureate degree programs that students can complete in three years. The bill directs each four-year institution to offer a three-year...
A1032 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. This bill provides an exemption from the State sales and use tax for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Under current law, a vehicle may be exempt from the State sales and use tax if it qualifies as a "zero emission vehicl...
A1824 Provides gross income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred f... This bill, designated as the Caregiver's Assistance Act, provides a gross income tax credit to qualified caregivers, including resident taxpayers and resident individuals, who pay or incur qualified care expenses for the ...
A1738 Establishes the "New Jersey Safe and Responsible Driver Act." This bill establishes the "New Jersey Safe and Responsible Driver Act," which establishes driver's licenses for New Jersey residents who cannot prove lawful presence in the United States. Specifically, under the provision...
A1721 Establishes "Art in Storefronts" initiative within the Main Street New J... This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish the "Art in Storefronts" initiative within the "Main Street New Jersey" program, providing local New Jersey artists opportunities to display their...
A1255 Establishes Disparity in Treatment of Persons with Disabilities in Under... This bill establishes the Disparity in Treatment of Persons with Disabilities in Underrepresented Communities Commission in, but not of, the Department of Community Affairs. Minorities often have less access to health car...
A570 Imposes restrictions concerning Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commiss... This bill supplements the compact between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey creating the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission ("DRJTBC"). The bill makes changes to the compact to impose v...
A1430 Requires parent or guardian to annually notify school district in writin... This bill requires the parent or guardian of a home-schooled child to submit to the superintendent of the resident school district by August 1 of each school year a letter informing the superintendent of the decision to h...
A1993 Restricts medical expense coverage for opioid drugs unless prescribing h... This bill establishes restrictions on coverage of opioid drugs under workers' compensation, certain health insurance policies, the State and School Employees' Health Benefits Programs, personal injury protection automobil...
AJR26 Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness... Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
A1714 Requires health insurance carriers to comply with certain network adequa... This bill requires health insurance carriers to comply with certain network adequacy requirements. The bill prohibits the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance from issuing conditional approval of provider network adequac...
A1975 Expands role of temporary guardian to include arranging placement of all... This bill amends the law governing temporary guardianship by providing that a temporary guardian may be authorized to arrange for temporary placement of an alleged incapacitated person in a more appropriate, less restrict...
A1872 Establishes "New Jersey Task Force on Tiered Health Insurance Networks." This bill establishes the "New Jersey Task Force on Tiered Health Insurance Networks." The purpose of the task force is to study the recent trend towards tiered health insurance networks, identify the impact of ...
AJR34 Designates May of each year as "Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Awaren... Designates May of each year as "Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Awareness Month."
A1716 Requires NJT to remove snow from certain stops, stations, and stands for... This bill requires the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) to provide for the removal of snow from all stops, stations, and stands used for the loading and unloading of passengers of motorbus regular route service...
AR31 Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for hi... Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for highway maintenance and infrastructure improvements in New Jersey.
A1466 Upgrades assault on victims who are elderly or disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled or elderly. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability or to a senior citizen who is 60 years ...
A848 Concerns stalking and related restraining order protections for adoptive... This bill concerns stalking and related restraining order protections with regard to situations involving adoptive children, their adoptive parents, and the persons whose parental rights for those adoptive children have b...
A1823 Requires, by energy year 2035, all electric power sold in NJ by each ele... This bill directs the Board of Public Utilities to increase the required percentage for Class I renewable energy sources so that for energy year 2035 and thereafter, 100 percent of the electric power sold in this State by...
A872 Establishes "Monica's Law" requiring evidence-based risk assessments in ... This bill requires the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), in consultation with the Supreme Court Statewide Domestic Violence Working Group, to develop a parenting time questionnaire and an evidence-based guide of ...
S120 Makes FY 2018 supplemental appropriation of $7,453,000 to DOH for family... This bill proposes to supplement the Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriations act by making an appropriation of $7,453,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health for Family Planning Services grants. Appropriation...
A571 Imposes restrictions concerning Port Authority of New York and New Jerse... This bill imposes various restrictions upon the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ("port authority"), its subsidiary corporations, and the commissioners, officers, and employees of the port authority and subsidiar...
A1725 Provides Medicaid and certain insurers access to Prescription Monitoring... This bill concerns the State's Prescription Monitoring Program and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety to provide online access to the program's prescription monitoring inf...
A545 Clarifies that authorized persons and entities may administer a single d... This bill provides that any person or entity authorized to administer an opioid antidote to an overdose victim, pursuant to the "Overdose Prevention Act" (OPA), may administer, with full immunity: (1) a single dose of any...
A162 Revises procedure for transferring motor vehicles under certain circumst... This bill revises the procedure for transferring a motor vehicle owned by a spouse, domestic partner, or partner in a civil union upon the death of that spouse or partner. Under the bill, if a motor vehicle is registered ...
A1298 Requires DEP to submit annual financial report on status of certain fund... This bill requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to compile and submit to the Governor and the Legislature, on or before March 1 of each year, an annual report detailing the appropriated and unappropria...
A1429 Requires municipalities that have public swimming pools to provide infor... This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health to design, produce and distribute to each municipality in which a public pool is located, a poster warning of ...
A1707 Expands membership of NJ Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. This bill expands the membership of the New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect from 29 to 30, to include a member of the Child Placement Advisory Council. The Child Placement Advisory Council was established pur...
A1700 Specifies vacant shopping malls and office parks as eligible for designa... This bill would amend the "Local Redevelopment and Housing Law," P.L.1992, c.79 (C.40A:12A-1 et seq.), to specify that a municipality may determine an area to be in need of redevelopment if the area contains buildings tha...
A815 Retitles State correction officer as State correctional police officer; ... This bill directs the Commissioner of Personnel to retitle the position of State correction officer positions to State correctional police officer. The bill also clarifies their law enforcement powers and their authority ...
A1723 Prohibits sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices at pha... This bill prohibits the sale of all tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, including any cartridge or other component of an electronic smoking device, at pharmacies located in New Jersey. The owner of a pharmacy...
A4737 Requires candidates for certain teaching certificates to pass written te... This bill would require, effective January 1, 2019, that candidates for a preschool through grade three endorsement, an elementary school endorsement, or a reading specialist endorsement, pass a written test which include...
S104 Concerns equal pay and employment discrimination.* This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A1736 Establishes Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault. The Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault, established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165, is scheduled to release its final report in June of 2017. The task force will expire 30 days after the issuance of its report. This bill es...
A1890 Permits establishment by county and four-year institutions of higher edu... This bill permits a four-year institution of higher education and a county college to partner in the establishment of a three plus one degree program for a baccalaureate degree. Under a three plus one degree program, a st...
A448 Requires DCA to make information on homeless prevention programs and ser... This bill requires the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to prepare and make available on the department's Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on all municipal, county, State, and federal home...
A1904 Clarifies that definition of mental illness in law governing involuntary... This bill amends the law governing involuntary commitment to treatment to clarify that the definition of the term "mental illness" includes substance use disorder if a person's substance use disorder makes the p...
A797 Requires telemarketers making sales calls to display their name and tele... This bill prohibits a telemarketer, when making or causing to be made any telemarketing sales call, from failing to transmit or cause to be transmitted the telephone number, and, when made available by the telemarketer's ...
A1825 "Wage Transparency Act"; requires reporting of public contractor employm... This bill requires any employer that enters into a contract with the State, including any contract that is subject to the requirements of the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act," P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et s...
A1729 Permits temporary rental assistance for emergency assistance recipients. This bill would provide for temporary rental assistance for individuals who are eligible for emergency assistance and need financial assistance to stay in their own home, due to temporary conditions. The temporary rental ...
A2134 Makes FY 2018 supplemental appropriation of $7,453,000 to DOH for family... This bill proposes to supplement the Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriations act by making an appropriation of $7,453,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health for Family Planning Services grants. Appropriation...
A2130 Requires Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours o... This bill directs the Division of Travel and Tourism in the Department of State to identify a series of breweries to be part of a specific brewery trail. The division would develop at least three brewery trails geographic...
A1752 Exempts from sales and use taxation purchase of fire sprinkler systems i... This bill establishes an exemption from the sales and use tax for the purchase of a fire sprinkler system which is installed in the new construction of qualified residential property. The tax exemption is intended to enco...
S482 Authorizes certain gestational carrier agreements. This bill, entitled the "New Jersey Gestational Carrier Agreement Act," would authorize gestational carrier agreements. A gestational carrier agreement is a written contract pursuant to which a woman agrees to carry and g...
A1002 Requires publication of certain information related to toll discounts on... This bill directs the lead agency of the New Jersey E-ZPass Group to notify customers or prospective customers, on certain webpages, that discounts on toll rates advertised by an operator of an E-ZPass system that is not ...
A416 Establishes Behavioral Mental Health Advisory Board in Division of Menta... This bill establishes the Behavioral Mental Health Advisory Board in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services (DHS). The purpose of the board will be to review all aspects o...
A1033 Makes Palisades Interstate Park Commission eligible for certain open spa... This bill would amend current law to specify that the Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) would be eligible for open space and historic preservation funding made available pursuant to the "Preserve New Jersey Act,...
A1722 "Transparency, Responsibility, and Accountability for New Surcharges and... This bill is designated as the "Transparency, Responsibility, and Accountability for New Surcharges and Increases in Ticketing (T.R.A.N.S.I.T.) Act" and increases the number of public hearings that the New Jersey Transit ...
A1593 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide treatment for substanc... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A1319 Establishes artist bank to provide interest-free loans to artist colonie... This bill would establish the Artist Bank as a program to provide interest free loans to artist colonies in development in municipalities, communities or other areas with an emerging art presence. The program would be adm...
A541 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to obtain court o... Under current law, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) may pursue, without a court order, a variety of means to collect on a defaulted student loan made pursuant to the New Jersey College Loans to As...
A1013 Provides for jurisdiction for prosecution for certain crimes against min... The bill would allow prosecutions for certain criminal conduct that takes place outside of New Jersey. This bill is in response to State v. Sumulikoski, 221 N.J. 93 (2015). In this case, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled...
A1888 Requires minimum of one school bus aide for every 15 special needs stude... This bill establishes a minimum ratio of school bus aides to special needs students on a school bus. Under the bill, a board of education or a contracted service provider that provides pupil transportation services must e...
A1014 Amends "Law Against Discrimination" to include crime victims as protecte... This bill adds crime victims as a protected status under this State's "Law Against Discrimination." Discrimination in the workplace and in public and private housing has become an additional burden crime victims bear as a...
A1724 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for outpatien... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A1726 Defines information to be included on death certificates, including gend... This bill would provide for the inclusion of certain information in the certified copy of a death record. The information required to be included in a death certificate would include the: name of the decedent; county or m...
A612 Supplemental appropriation of $5 million to DHS to develop community res... This bill appropriates $5 million to the Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities, to enable the division to develop additional community residential programs for persons on the division's wait...
A1314 Creates Voluntary Registry for Individuals with a Mental Illness or Deve... This bill directs the Department of Law and Public Safety to create a Voluntary Registry for Individuals with a Mental Illness or Developmental Disability, in order to provide law enforcement agencies with information to ...
A1731 Requires emergency shelters for the homeless to admit certain persons un... This bill prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from restricting access to the shelter based on a perception or belief that a person is: (1) a drug or alcohol dependent person; (2) not in compliance with a prescri...
A537 "Holocaust Reparations Tax Exemption Act"; exempts value of certain paym... This bill, designated as the Holocaust Reparations Tax Exemption Act, provides an exemption from the transfer inheritance and estate taxes for an amount equal to the value of certain payments and distributions received by...
A1733 Clarifies prohibition on preexisting condition exclusions in health insu... This bill clarifies that a health insurer shall not impose, or include in its insurance policies, any provision excluding coverage for a preexisting condition. While the federal Affordable Care Act mandates that health in...
A1734 Requires health insurance coverage for services and drugs related to con... This bill requires health insurance coverage for a comprehensive list of services, drugs, screenings, and counseling, related to contraception and reproductive health. The bill requires health insurers, the State Health B...
A218 Requires owner of certain autobuses to register with and receive approva... This bill requires the owner of an autobus to register the autobus with each municipality in the State in which the owner or operator seeks to operate the autobus and to obtain consent from the governing body that has con...
A1109 Establishes Office for Women's Advancement in DOLWD to facilitate full a... This bill establishes the Office for Women's Advancement in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The purpose of this office is to facilitate the full and equal participation of women in the workplace in the ...
A1108 Establishes Firearm Violence Research Center at Rutgers, The State Unive... This bill establishes a Firearm Violence Research Center at Rutgers, The State University for the purpose of carrying out interdisciplinary research activities that address the causes, prevention, and reduction of firearm...
A1712 Permits pharmacists to prescribe self-administered hormonal contraceptiv... This bill supplements the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," P.L.2003, c.280 (C.45:14-40 et seq.) to allow pharmacists to issue prescriptions for and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives in accordance with ...
A1584 Directs poison control and drug information program to establish clearin... This bill expands the responsibilities of the State's poison control and drug information program ("program"), in order to facilitate the gathering and analysis of Statewide information related to drug overdoses, and fost...
A1717 Requires retail pharmacies to stock and dispense emergency contraception. This bill amends the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," to require retail pharmacies to stock emergency contraception (EC) in pill form and sell or dispense the prescription drug, as applicable, to any person i...
A1997 Establishes Tuition and Aid Grant Study Commission to examine New Jersey... This bill establishes a Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) Study Commission, which will examine the operation of the State's Tuition Aid Grant Program and develop recommendations for improvements to the program. The commission will ...
AR18 Urges counties and municipalities to adopt "Slow Down, Save Lives" publi... Urges counties and municipalities to adopt "Slow Down, Save Lives" public awareness initiative.
A399 Prohibits awarding alimony to domestic violence offenders; permits termi... This bill would prohibit an award of alimony to a person convicted of a crime or offense involving domestic violence by the victim of that crime or offense. If the recipient of an existing alimony award is subsequently co...
A1416 Requires certain providers of transportation services to develop and pub... This bill requires an owner or operator of certain autobuses to develop a route schedule for each autobus providing fixed route service and to publish the route schedule on the website of the owner or operator and at each...
A1665 Requires various State departments to provide linkages to information on... This bill requires the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to prepare and make available on its Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on the program providing "baby boxes" and safe sleep educa...
A1276 Requires DHS to take appropriate action to exempt veterans from benefits... This bill would require the Commissioner of Human Services to take appropriate action to exempt veterans from the special work requirements and benefits limitations that apply to able-bodied adults without dependents (ABA...
A675 Limits use of student progress on standardized assessments to no more th... Current law provides that students' progress on standardized assessments will be a factor in teachers' evaluations, but may not be the predominant factor. This bill specifies that student progress on standardized assessme...
A470 Adjusts certain State taxes to support strengthened investments in publi... This bill adjusts various State taxes towards the end of supporting strengthened investments in public, private and charitable assets in this State. The various changes in State taxes are described as follows: · Section 1...
A2098 Permits municipality to enact ordinance to curb gang related loitering a... This bill permits municipalities to enact ordinances allowing police departments to curb gang loitering. The bill defines a "criminal street gang" as an ongoing organization, association in fact or group of thre...
A178 Requires all elected or appointed local government officers to receive e... This bill would supplement the "Local Government Ethics Law," P.L.1991, c.29 (C.40A:9-22.1 et seq.), to require all local government officers to complete training concerning the requirements of that law and any ...
A1575 Provides for designation of surrogates to make health care decisions for... The purpose of this bill is to facilitate the making of health care decisions for patients in a general hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility (health care facility) who have lost decision-making capacity. Th...
A1850 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A414 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms. This bill enhances protections currently afforded victims of domestic violence by requiring attackers to surrender their firearms while domestic violence restraining orders are in effect or when they are convicted of a do...
A1864 Repeals family cap in Work First New Jersey program. This bill repeals the section 7 of the "Work First New Jersey Act," which prohibits a household from gaining additional cash assistance benefits as a result of the birth of a child. Such policies that prevent an increase ...
A1926 Allows students to use certain grant awards during summer session. This bill provides that a student may elect to use a portion of a tuition aid grant (TAG) award, or an opportunity grant funded through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), during the summer session following the acade...
A1728 Requires suspension of certification of homemaker home-health aides unde... This bill, designated as "Maria's Law," requires the New Jersey Board of Nursing to suspend the certification of a homemaker home-health aide under certain circumstances. Homemaker home-health aides are persons certified ...
A1208 "Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement Act." This bill requires every rigid plastic container manufactured, sold or offered for sale in this State to be composed of at least 25% recycled content by January 1, 2011. The recycled content requirement would not apply to...
A1220 "Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act." This bill provides for the licensure of clinical drama therapists, associate drama therapists, clinical dance/movement therapists, and associate dance/movement therapists. The bill also establishes a Drama Therapy and Dan...
A1833 Requires health benefits coverage for adolescent depression screenings. This bill requires insurance coverage for expenses incurred in screening adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 for major depressive disorder, so long as screening for major depressive disorder in adolescents continues...
A314 Restricts use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities. This bill restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in New Jersey. The bill prohibits inmates incarcerated or detained in correctional facilities from being placed in isolated confinement unless...
A929 Revises laws concerning real estate licensees. This bill makes various revisions to the laws concerning real estate licensees. This bill predicates the disqualification of real estate licenses issued to certain individuals based upon the conviction of any sex offense ...
A1727 Establishes Transgender Equality Task Force. This bill establishes the Transgender Equality Task Force, which is charged with assessing the legal and societal barriers to equality for transgender individuals in the State, and providing recommendations to the Legisla...
A1891 Requires photo identification for handgun ammunition purchases. This bill requires that a person purchasing handgun ammunition exhibit a driver's license, nondriver identification card, or other government-issued form of photo identification at the time of purchase. Under current law,...
A5242 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill, revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient, instead of upon...
A5300 Concerns regulation and prescribing of certain schedule II controlled da... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient prior to the comm...
S3607 Amends Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force law to provide term lengths, addres... This bill would make corrections to the Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force law that was enacted in May 2017. Specifically, the bill would add provisions that: (1) identify the terms of service for public members of the task fo...
S3604 Concerns prescribing of certain controlled dangerous substances; require... This bill makes various revisions to the law to address the opioid crisis. First, the bill revises P.L.2017, c.28 to provide that a practitioner must enter into a pain management agreement with a patient prior to the comm...
A5278 Permits juror donation of juror compensation to Legal Services of New Je... This bill would permit jurors to donate their statutory juror compensation to Legal Services of New Jersey, a Statewide nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance in civil matters, through a voluntary char...
A5280 Specifies vacant shopping malls and office parks as eligible for designa... This bill would amend the "Local Redevelopment and Housing Law," P.L.1992, c.79 (C.40A:12A-1 et seq.), to specify that a municipality may determine an area to be in need of redevelopment if the area contains buildings tha...
AR300 Urges Congress to enact legislation to codify Deferred Action for Childh... Urges Congress to enact legislation to codify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
A5276 "Tonka's Law"; changes perimeter for bow and arrow hunting around certai... This bill would amend current law to provide that no person, except the owner or lessee of the building and persons specifically authorized by the owner or lessee in writing, shall possess a nocked arrow for the purpose o...
A5311 Permits counties and non-governmental, community-based agencies to estab... This bill would permit counties and non-governmental, community-based agencies, in partnership with the county and municipal governments therein, to establish family justice centers which provide coordinated, multi-agency...
AR302 Opposes recent federal tax reform proposals that disproportionately impa... Opposes recent federal tax reform proposals that disproportionately impact New Jersey residents.
A5301 Requires reflective material on children's Halloween costumes. This bill requires children's Halloween costumes sold at retail to have reflective material that is 1) attached to the costume, or 2) packaged with the costume to be subsequently attached by the buyer. Reflective material...
A5326 Amends Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force law to provide term lengths, addres... This bill would make corrections to the Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force law that was enacted in May 2017. Specifically, the bill would add provisions that: (1) identify the terms of service for public members of the task fo...
A5336 Revises law requiring health insurance coverage for certain contraceptives. This bill amends P.L.2005, c.251, the statute requiring health insurance carriers and the State health benefits programs to cover prescription female contraceptives, by prohibiting insurers from imposing a deductible, coi...
SCR176 Urges Congress and President to enact a long-term reauthorization of Chi... Urges Congress and President to enact a long-term reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program.
A5281 Requires Medicaid cover emergency contraception without requiring prescr... This bill would require that the Medicaid program provide coverage for emergency contraceptives obtained over the counter without requiring a prescription or other authorization. At this time, Medicaid provides coverage f...
A5277 Authorizes court to impose lifetime parole supervision on certain child ... This bill addresses an omission in recently enacted legislation that would, upon the legislation's effective date of February 1, 2018, inadvertently change the law to render the State's lifetime parole supervision sentenc...
A5264 Upgrades penalties for certain crimes involving heroin and fentanyl; est... This bill would upgrade the penalties for certain crimes involving heroin and fentanyl. The bill also establishes new crimes addressing two types of "heroin mixtures": heroin mixtures with fentanyl, and heroin mixtures wi...
A5229 Authorizes conversion of certain office parks and retail centers to mixe... This bill would establish a limited preemption from local zoning regulations for applications to convert certain office parks and retail centers into mixed-use developments. Office parks and retail shopping centers locate...
AR299 Concerns President Trump's decision to exempt certain employers from rul... Concerns President Trump's decision to exempt certain employers from rule requiring health insurance plans to cover birth control.
S3566 Authorizes court to impose lifetime parole supervision on certain child ... This bill addresses an omission in recently enacted legislation that would, upon the legislation's effective date of February 1, 2018, inadvertently change the law to render the State's lifetime parole supervision sentenc...
A5252 Establishes Maternal Mortality Review Commission to annually review and ... This bill would establish a Maternal Mortality Review Commission in the Department of Health (DOH). The commission would be tasked with annually reviewing and reporting on maternal death rates and the causes of maternal d...
S3558 Revises animal cruelty law enforcement in NJ. This bill would revise the way in which animal cruelty law is enforced in the State by transferring the power of humane law enforcement from the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) and cou...
A5225 Transfers county college employees and retirees from membership in SEHBP... This bill will transfer New Jersey county college employees and retirees from membership in the School Employees' Health Benefits Program to membership in the State Health Benefits Program.
A5210 Expands background check requirements for entities that provide services... This bill would expand the current federal and State background check requirement for agencies who serve individuals with developmental disabilities. The bill expressly requires federal and State background checks for ind...
S3534 Commits $3 million from Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skill to N... This bill provides for a minimum allocation of $3 million from the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skills (SWFBS) to an account in that fund dedicated to the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and...
S3554 Expands background check requirements for entities that provide services... This bill would expand the current federal and State background check requirement for agencies who serve individuals with developmental disabilities. The bill expressly requires federal and State background checks for ind...
A5231 Revises animal cruelty law enforcement in NJ. This bill would revise the way in which animal cruelty law is enforced in the State by transferring the power of humane law enforcement from the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) and cou...
ACR256 Urges Congress and President to enact a long-term reauthorization of Chi... Urges Congress and President to enact a long-term reauthorization of Children's Health Insurance Program.
A4790 Establishes special "Equality" license plates. This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator (chief administrator) of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (commission) to issue special "Equality" license plates. The purpose of the bill is to support Garden State Equ...
A4794 Prohibits use of chlorpyrifos insecticide. This bill would prohibit the sale, purchase, use, and application of the insecticide chlorpyrifos. This prohibition would take effect on the first day of the seventh month after the bill is enacted into law. Exposure to c...
A4792 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for equine therapy or rehab... This bill requires health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jerse...
A4870 "Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act." This bill enacts the "Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act," or the "STAFER Act," which requires certain subcontracted transportation center service workers to be paid certain wage rates. Specifically, t...
S3218 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish repa... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish a repayment assistance program under the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program for borrowers who experien...
A4825 Requires counties to make available voluntary medical identification car... This bill establishes requirements for counties to make medical identification cards available to county residents. Residents will be permitted, but not required, to obtain, carry, and update a card as appropriate. The ca...
ACR238 Urges President Trump to rescind executive order authorizing offshore oi... Urges President Trump to rescind executive order authorizing offshore oil and natural gas drilling.
A4955 Makes Palisades Interstate Park Commission eligible for certain open spa... This bill would amend current law to specify that the Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) would be eligible for open space and historic preservation funding made available pursuant to the "Preserve New Jersey Act,...
A4984 Includes accredited nonsectarian nonpublic schools not specifically appr... Current law at N.J.S.18A:46-14 enumerates the categories of educational placements and settings in which a school district may place a student classified as eligible for special education programs and services. Under that...
A4972 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish repa... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish a repayment assistance program under the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program for borrowers who experien...
S3317 Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. This bill would require New Jersey to join the United States Climate Alliance, a group formed to pursue policies to uphold the United States' commitments to the Paris Climate Accord in order to address the threats posed b...
A5022 Amends certain provisions of sexual assault statute to clarify elements ... This bill amends certain provisions of the sexual assault statute to make it consistent with current law as established in relevant case law, and as set forth in the instructions presented to the jury during the course of...
A5021 Establishes third degree crime of "stealthing"; removing sexually protec... This bill would make it a crime of the third degree to commit the act of "stealthing": removing or damaging a sexually protective device before or during an act of sexual penetration without the consent of the person's se...
A33 Repeals family cap in Work First New Jersey program. This bill repeals the section 7 of the "Work First New Jersey Act," which prohibits a household from gaining additional cash assistance benefits as a result of the birth of a child. Such policies that prevent an increase ...
A5023 Establishes pilot program in DOE to provide assistive technology to elem... This bill establishes a three-year assistive technology pilot program in the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide assistive technology and assistive technology services to elementary and middl...
A5031 Requires AG to conduct survey of untested sexual assault examination kits.* This bill requires the Attorney General to conduct an audit of untested sexual assault examination kits in this State and report the findings of the audit. Under the provisions of the bill, the Attorney General is require...
A5032 Provides that cooperative sober living residences are inherently benefic... This bill would revise the definition of inherently beneficial use under the "Municipal Land Use Law," P.L.1975, c.291 (C.40:55D-1 et seq.) to include cooperative sober living residences. If a use is deemed inhe...
A5024 Establishes Child Trafficking Awareness Pilot Program in DOE to train sc... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to develop and administer a three-year Child Trafficking Awareness Pilot Program to provide school district staff in selected districts with training on how to identify and ...
S3352 Appropriates $71,700,224 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues an... This bill appropriates $71,700,224 from constitutionally dedicated corporation business tax revenues, the "Garden State Green Acres Preservation Trust Fund," and various Green Acres bond acts to the Department of Environm...
S3354 Appropriates $8,992,898 to DEP from constitutionally dedicated CBT reven... The bill appropriates $8,992,898 to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide grants to various nonprofit entities to acquire or develop lands for recreation and conservation purposes. Of the total appro...
S3353 Appropriates $12.3 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues ... This bill appropriates the sum of $12.3 million to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide funding for capital projects and park development on lands administered by the DEP's Division of Parks and For...
SJR113 Clarifies intent of law subjecting PANYNJ to open public records and fre... Clarifies intent of law subjecting PANYNJ to open public records and freedom of information laws in New Jersey and New York.
A5044 Appropriates $8,992,898 to DEP from constitutionally dedicated CBT reven... The bill appropriates $8,992,898 to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide grants to various nonprofit entities to acquire or develop lands for recreation and conservation purposes. Of the total appro...
A5045 Appropriates $71,700,224 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues an... This bill appropriates $71,700,224 from constitutionally dedicated corporation business tax revenues, the "Garden State Green Acres Preservation Trust Fund," and various Green Acres bond acts to the Department of Environm...
A5052 Provides supplemental appropriation of $2,240,000 from General Fund to D... This bill makes a supplemental appropriation of $2,240,000 to the Department of Children and Families to allocate funds to the lead domestic violence agencies in the State and to the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic V...
A5040 Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. This bill would require New Jersey to join the United States Climate Alliance, a group formed to pursue policies to uphold the United States' commitments to the Paris Climate Accord in order to address the threats posed b...
A5046 Appropriates $12.3 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues ... This bill appropriates the sum of $12.3 million to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide funding for capital projects and park development on lands administered by the DEP's Division of Parks and For...
AJR165 Clarifies intent of law subjecting PANYNJ to open public records and fre... Clarifies intent of law subjecting PANYNJ to open public records and freedom of information laws in New Jersey and New York.
A5054 Requires parent or guardian to annually notify school district in writin... This bill requires the parent or guardian of a home-schooled child to submit to the superintendent of the resident school district by August 1 of each school year a letter informing the superintendent of the decision to h...
A5051 Requires municipalities that have public swimming pools to provide infor... This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health to design, produce and distribute to each municipality in which a public pool is located, a poster warning of ...
AR276 Encourages accessible beaches for people with disabilities. Encourages accessible beaches for people with disabilities.
A5063 Requires door to operator's cabin be locked on NJT trains. This bill requires the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) to ensure that any interior door that provides access to the operator's cabin of an NJ Transit train or to any compartment wherein controls to the train a...
A5059 Requires certain facilities to set aside beds for Medicaid-eligible indi... This bill would require all residential facilities which are licensed to provide treatment to individuals for substance use disorder and alcohol use disorder to dedicate 10 percent of the facilities' beds to individuals w...
AJR167 Permanently designates last week in February as "Eating Disorders Awaren... Permanently designates last week in February as "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" in New Jersey.
AR277 Urges counties and municipalities to adopt "Slow Down, Save Lives" publi... Urges counties and municipalities to adopt "Slow Down, Save Lives" public awareness initiative.
A5129 Clarifies role of health service corporations, revises membership of boa... This bill makes various revisions to the regulation of health service corporations. The bill clarifies the role of health service corporations, revises the membership of the board of directors of health service corporatio...
S2 Clarifies role of health service corporations, revises membership of boa... This bill makes various revisions to the regulation of health service corporations. The bill clarifies the role of health service corporations, revises the membership of the board of directors of health service corporatio...
A5069 Establishes Task Force on prevention of Sexual Violence. This bill establishes the 19-member "Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Violence." The purpose of the task force would be to: study and evaluate current and best practice standards concerning sexual violence preventio...
A5071 Establishes standardized changed conditions clauses for local public con... This bill would establish standardized changed condition clauses for construction contracts awarded under the "Local Public Contracts Law," P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40A:11-1 et seq.). The bill requires that these clau...
S3409 Establishes standardized changed conditions clauses for local public con... This bill would establish standardized changed condition clauses for construction contracts awarded under the "Local Public Contracts Law," P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40A:11-1 et seq.). The bill requires that these clau...
A5078 Establishes Overdose Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board. The bill establishes the Overdose Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board in, but not of, the Department of Human Services. The purpose of the board would be to review overdose fatalities and near fatalities in New Jersey...
AR279 Urges school administrators, teachers, parents, and students to be bette... Urges school administrators, teachers, parents, and students to be better educated about potential health impacts of heavy backpacks and take proactive measures to avoid injury.
A5112 Establishes Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault. The Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault, established pursuant to P.L.2015, c.165, is scheduled to release its final report in June of 2017. The task force will expire 30 days after the issuance of its report. This bill es...
S3422 Amends Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriation act to ensure involuntarily... This bill amends the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 to ensure that all involuntarily furloughed State employees under the three day implementation of the Governor's Executive Order No. 228 shall receive the...
A5118 Removes references to epilepsy from law requiring physicians and patient... This bill removes references to epilepsy from P.L.1970, c.195, which requires treating physicians and patients with driver's licenses to report to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) when the patient has recurre...
A5128 Requires State parks, forests, and other natural and historic areas to r... This bill would require that State parks and forests, State recreation areas, State historic sites, State natural areas, and State wildlife management areas would continue to be open to the public for a period not to exce...
A5119 Requires DOH to update epilepsy website and increase public outreach eff... This bill provides that the Department of Health (DOH) maintain and periodically update its Epilepsy website, and include on it certain information about epilepsy, to be compiled or developed by DOH, including the diverse...
A5117 Prohibits substitution of prescribed epilepsy medication without notific... This bill revises the requirements for prescribing and dispensing anti-epileptic drugs. Specifically, when issuing a prescription for an anti-epileptic drug or formulation for the treatment of seizures associated with epi...
A5111 Requires DOT to inspect traffic signs and establish public awareness cam... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation (commissioner) to inspect all traffic signs on highways under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (department) at least once per year, to k...
A5123 Establishes Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund in EDA to prov... This bill, entitled the "Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund Act," establishes the Edison Innovation Science and Technology Fund (fund) in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to award grants to i...
A5125 Concerns availability of certain insurance for employers of self-directe... This bill requires the Department of Human Services to ensure that recipients of services through the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), or their authorized representatives, who act as employers when hiring sel...
A18 Amends Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriation act to ensure involuntarily... This bill amends the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 to ensure that all involuntarily furloughed State employees under the three day implementation of the Governor's Executive Order No. 228 shall receive the...
ACR254 Opposes Governor's proposed transfer of Division of Mental Health and Ad... Opposes Governor's proposed transfer of Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to DOH.
A5164 Authorizes civil action to obtain temporary legal authority to direct tr... This bill would permit a petitioner to initiate a civil action seeking to obtain temporary legal authority to direct treatment services for a respondent who is alleged to have a substance use impairment. A petition under ...
A5167 Provides that employees of State agencies that oversee casinos and racet... Under current law, in the event that a state of emergency is declared due to the failure to enact a general appropriation law by the deadline prescribed in the New Jersey Constitution, casino and racetrack facilities may ...
AR287 Condemns interpretation of U.S. Department of Justice that Civil Rights ... Condemns interpretation of U.S. Department of Justice that Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination on basis of sexual orientation.
A5159 Requires school districts to provide instruction on water safety as part... This bill requires each school district to incorporate instruction on water safety into the health education curriculum for students in grades K through 12 as part of the district's implementation of the New Jersey Studen...
A5144 Requires health insurers to provide coverage for prescription drugs thro... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage for medically necessary prescription drugs through the covered person's entire course of treatment, as determined by the prescriber. The bill requires hospi...
A5176 Requires Dept. of Agriculture to publish information on its website abou... This bill would require the Department of Agriculture to create a webpage to facilitate donations to farmers in the State or nationwide who are experiencing agricultural natural disasters. Few businesses are as vulnerable...
A5163 Commits $3 million from Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skill to N... This bill provides for a minimum allocation of $3 million from the Supplemental Workforce Fund for Basic Skills (SWFBS) to an account in that fund dedicated to the New Jersey Community College Consortium for Workforce and...
A5165 Establishes commission to study integration of behavioral health service... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Commission on Integration of Behavioral Health Services," to study the potential integration of behavioral health services into the Department of Health from the Department of Human S...
A5155 Directs State Board of Education to review and incorporate within New Je... This bill requires each school district to incorporate instruction on water safety into the health education curriculum for students in grades K through 12 as part of the district's implementation of the New Jersey Studen...
A5150 Requires lactation rooms be made available at certain PANYNJ airports. This bill requires the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) to provide a lactation room at all airports maintained or operated by the Port Authority that have 1,000,000 or more enplanements per year....
AR289 Expresses opposition to President Trump's decision prohibiting individua... Expresses opposition to President Trump's decision prohibiting individuals who are transgender from serving in military.
AR285 Urges NJTA and Metropolitan Transportation Authority to enter into recip... Urges NJTA and Metropolitan Transportation Authority to enter into reciprocity agreement to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of New York and NJ.
A5166 Prohibits person from simultaneously holding elected and paid appointed ... This bill would prohibit a person from simultaneously serving in an elected and paid appointed office or position in municipal government within the same municipality. Any person holding dual municipal elective and paid a...
AR284 Urges Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide E-ZPass discounts... Urges Metropolitan Transit Authority to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of NJ.
AR288 Urges enactment of federal "Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017." Urges enactment of federal "Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017."
A5147 Requires publication of certain information related to toll discounts on... This bill directs the lead agency of the New Jersey E-ZPass Group to publish information, on every publicly accessible webpage of a website in which the agency provides information concerning the purchase of an electronic...
AR290 Encourages Dept. of Agriculture to initiate creation of interstate organ... Encourages Dept. of Agriculture to initiate creation of interstate organization to coordinate donations to farmers impacted by agricultural natural disasters.
A4859 Establishes additional penalties related to child pornography and expand... This bill establishes additional penalties for child pornography crimes. Specifically, the bill expands the definition of child pornography to include the portrayal of a child in a sexual manner; establishes the crime of ...
AR252 Urges U.S. Senate not to pass H.R.1268, titled American Health Care Act ... Urges U.S. Senate not to pass H.R.1268, titled American Health Care Act of 2017.
A4866 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A4848 Provides for civil actions against persons or entities profiting from co... This bill would provide for civil actions against persons or entities knowingly profiting from the commission of human trafficking offenses, or maintaining the victims of such offenses, even though such parties are not "a...
A4851 Permits court to order transfer of billing responsibility for, and right... This bill would permit a victim of domestic violence or stalking to terminate or transfer out of a phone or device contract under which the victim and victim's offender share mobile services without the victim incurring a...
A4856 Requires Commissioner of Health to designate special care nursing facili... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to designate at least one existing free-standing special care nursing facility that is located in a city of the first class as a facility for the treatment of patients who are...
A4827 "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act"; requires DHS to provide cost-b... This bill, designated the "Community Mental Health Safety Net Act," would hold harmless certain providers of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services through June 2018 as they transition from a cost-bas...
A4826 Requires hospitals to inquire whether patients have substance use disord... This bill would require acute care hospitals to inquire whether a patient who is 18 years of age or older has a substance use disorder or is in recovery from a substance use disorder. The bill also requires each hospital ...
A4845 Requires applicants for commercial driver license to complete training c... This bill would require the applicants for a commercial driver license to have completed a one-time training course on the handling and response procedures of suspected human trafficking activities. The chief administrato...
S3219 Establishes additional penalties related to child pornography and expand... This bill establishes additional penalties for child pornography crimes. Specifically, the bill expands the definition of child pornography to include the portrayal of a child in a sexual manner; establishes the crime of ...
A4878 Requires health insurance coverage for services and drugs related to con... This bill requires health insurance coverage for a comprehensive list of services, drugs, screenings, and counseling, related to contraception and reproductive health. The bill requires health insurers, the State Health B...
A4877 Clarifies prohibition on preexisting condition exclusions in health insu... This bill clarifies that a health insurer shall not impose, or include in its insurance policies, any provision excluding coverage for a preexisting condition. The bill also provides that an insurer shall not include any ...
A4929 Waives certain inspection fees for municipally owned affordable housing ... This bill would waive the fees for the initial five-year inspection under the "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law," P.L.1967, c.76 (C.55:13A-1 et seq.) for municipally owned affordable housing developments. To qualify f...
A4885 Requires kennels and veterinary facilities to provide for supervision of... This bill would require kennels and veterinary facilities to provide for the supervision of dogs, training of employees, and maintenance of certain records. Specifically, under the bill, kennels and veterinary facilities ...
A4946 Restores property tax exemption for nonprofit hospitals with for-profit ... This bill would restore the property tax exempt status of a nonprofit hospital with on-site for-profit medical providers as long as the hospital remains organized as a nonprofit institution under State law, and would requ...
A4928 Criminalizes act of "stealthing"; removing or tampering with condom duri... The bill would criminalize the act of "stealthing": deliberately removing or tampering with a condom, before or during an act of sexual penetration, without the consent of a sexual partner. Under the bill, it would be a c...
A4944 Permits counties to provide videoconferencing in involuntary commitment ... This bill permits counties to provide videoconferencing in involuntary commitment hearings for the use and the operation of the courts in their county courthouses and municipal courts. In the counties that elect to mainta...
A4933 Establishes New Jersey Civic Information Consortium; transfers $20 milli... This bill establishes the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium (consortium), which is to consist of the following member universities: Montclair State University; the New Jersey Institute of Technology; Rowan Universit...
A4931 Requires certain hospitals with on-site clinical laboratories to ensure ... This bill provides that, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, if a general acute care hospital licensed pursuant to P.L.1971, c.136 (C.26:2H-1 et seq.) has an on-site clinical laboratory, the hospital shall ensu...
A4957 Concerns lead reduction expenditures and Superstorm Sandy recovery. In 2014, the State transferred $5 million in federal Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery ("CDBG-DR") funds to support lead hazard reduction in homes impacted by Superstorm Sandy through a program known as ...
A4769 Establishes Medicaid Managed Care Organization Oversight Program. This bill would require the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services to establish a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) Oversight Program to ensure the availability of ac...
A4768 Requires emergency shelters for the homeless to admit certain persons un... This bill prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from restricting access to the shelter based on a perception or belief that a person is: (1) a drug or alcohol dependent person; (2) not in compliance with a prescri...
A4767 Prohibits emergency homeless shelters from conditioning provision of she... This bill prohibits emergency shelters for the homeless from conditioning the provision of shelter on a person's enrollment in certain programs. Under the provision of the bill, an emergency shelter for the homeless is re...
A4766 Permits temporary rental assistance for emergency assistance recipients. This bill would provide for temporary rental assistance for individuals who are eligible for emergency assistance and need financial assistance to stay in their own home, due to temporary conditions. Specifically, if an i...
AR237 Urges animal shelters and pounds in NJ to adopt "no-kill" policies by no... Urges animal shelters and pounds in NJ to adopt "no-kill" policies by no later than 2025.
AJR149 Expresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid reho... Expresses Legislature's support for addressing homelessness through rapid rehousing strategies and urges funding of rapid rehousing programs.
A4775 Provides affirmative defense to and permits expungement of certain tresp... This bill provides that it is an affirmative defense to a prosecution for, and also permits the expungement of a previous conviction of, certain trespass offenses committed by a person who was homeless at the time of the ...
A4765 Requires DCA to continuously maintain open enrollment period for federal... This bill would require the Department of Community Affairs to continuously maintain an open enrollment period in which rental assistance applicants may submit pre-applications to be placed on the waiting list for the fed...
A4776 Establishes certain requirements and conditions concerning changes to DH... This bill places certain requirements and conditions on the implementation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) plan to reform its system for providing State reimbursement to providers of mental health and substance ...
A4498 Expands health insurance coverage for behavioral health services and aut... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A4499 Permits students at public institutions of higher education to donate un... This bill creates a new fund in the Department of State entitled the "New Jersey Emergency Meal Fund." The bill requires public institutions of higher education that offer meal plans to allow a student to voluntarily dona...
S2970 Allows hospice care programs to accept unused prescription medications f... This bill authorizes licensed hospice care programs to accept unused prescription medications for disposal under certain circumstances. Specifically, a hospice care program may voluntarily choose to accept for disposal, a...
A4524 Establishes new procedure to fill congressional vacancies by election; e... This bill repeals the current statutory provisions regarding the filling of vacancies in the United States Senate and House of Representatives and establishes a new procedure for the filling of such vacancies. Under the b...
A4522 Allows hospice care programs to accept unused prescription medications f... This bill authorizes licensed hospice care programs to accept unused prescription medications for disposal under certain circumstances. Specifically, a hospice care program may voluntarily choose to accept for disposal, a...
A4523 Requires DOH to permit certain health care facilities to use shared clin... This bill would require the Department of Health (DOH) to permit any licensed health care facility, which is engaged in the provision of primary health care services and the provision of behavioral health care services fo...
A4539 Establishes "New Jersey Hearing Impairment Task Force." This bill establishes the "New Jersey Hearing Impairment Task Force." The purpose of the task force is to study, compare, and evaluate State laws, regulations, and policies intended to improve the livelihood of individual...
ACR225 Establishes Joint Legislative Task Force on Addiction Prevention and Tre... Establishes Joint Legislative Task Force on Addiction Prevention and Treatment.
S3 Requires health insurance coverage for treatment of substance use disord... This bill requires health insurance coverage for substance use disorders and regulates opioids and certain other prescription drugs in several ways. The bill requires health insurance carriers, the State Health Benefits P...
A3 Requires health insurance coverage for treatment of substance use disord... This bill requires health insurance coverage for substance use disorders and regulates opioids and certain other prescription drugs in several ways. The bill requires health insurance carriers, the State Health Benefits P...
A4534 Requires DHS to take appropriate action to exempt veterans from benefits... This bill would require the Commissioner of Human Services to take appropriate action to exempt veterans from the special work requirements and benefits limitations that apply to able-bodied adults without dependents (ABA...
S3006 Prohibits PANYNJ from providing assistance for enforcement of March 6, 2... This bill prohibits an employee or officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) from providing any aid, resources, assistance, or support to any federal employee or representative to enforce P...
AJR139 Designates November 14th through November 20th as "Transgender Awareness... Designates November 14th through November 20th as "Transgender Awareness Week."
A4564 Exempts from sales and use taxation purchase of fire sprinkler systems i... This bill establishes an exemption from the sales and use tax for the purchase of a fire sprinkler system which is installed in the new construction of qualified residential property. The tax exemption is intended to enco...
A4568 Prohibits health insurers, SHBP, SEHBP, certain health care providers, a... This bill prohibits health insurers and health maintenance organizations, as well as health benefits plans or contracts which are issued or purchased pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage Program, New Jers...
ACR226 Urges Boy Scouts of America to take steps to better include and support ... Urges Boy Scouts of America to take steps to better include and support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual community.
AJR140 Designates November 20th as "Transgender Day of Remembrance." Designates November 20th as "Transgender Day of Remembrance."
A4585 Provides for expedited appeal of school district's decision to deny acce... In January of 2012, the Legislature enacted P.L.2011, c.156 (C.18A:46-13.2 et seq.) to authorize access for a student's service animal in school buildings, including the classroom, and on school grounds. That law allows a...
A4567 Establishes Transgender Equality Task Force. This bill establishes the Transgender Equality Task Force, which is charged with assessing the legal and societal barriers to equality for transgender individuals in the State, and providing recommendations to the Legisla...
A4566 Defines information to be included on death certificates, including gend... This bill would provide for the inclusion of certain information in the certified copy of a death record. The information required to be included in a death certificate would include the: name of the decedent; county or m...
A4569 The "Water Quality Accountability Act"; imposes certain testing, reporti... This bill, to be known as the "Water Quality Accountability Act," is intended to enhance the reliability and safety of the State's drinking water. The bill would apply to all water purveyors. The bill would establish spec...
AJR143 Urges U.S. Congress to pass Equal Rights Amendment. Urges U.S. Congress to pass Equal Rights Amendment.
AJR142 Designates first week of May of each year as "Children's Mental Health A... Designates first week of May of each year as "Children's Mental Health Awareness Week."
AR213 Rebukes White House for issuing International Holocaust Remembrance Day ... Rebukes White House for issuing International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement that failed to mention Jews or anti-Semitism.
A4592 Eliminates phrase "born out of wedlock" from statues concerning legal se... Eliminates phrase "born out of wedlock" from statues concerning legal settlement; revises law for determining a minor's county of legal settlement.
A4587 Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on tra... This bill subjects charges of rent for providing transient accommodations in this State to the State sales and use tax, and the State hotel and motel occupancy fee, and authorizes municipalities to impose the hotel occupa...
AJR141 Opposes President Trump's proposal to eliminate National Endowment for t... Opposes President Trump's proposal to eliminate National Endowment for the Arts; encourages President, administration, and Congress to increase support for arts through National Endowment for the Arts.
A4589 Prohibits PANYNJ from providing assistance for enforcement of March 6, 2... This bill prohibits an employee or officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) from providing any aid, resources, assistance, or support to any federal employee or representative to enforce P...
A4608 Converts senior freeze reimbursement into credit applied directly to pro... This bill would transform the homestead property tax reimbursement program, commonly known as the senior freeze program, from a reimbursement program into a credit program for most eligible homeowners. Currently, eligible...
A4620 Prohibits use of coupons, price rebates, and price reduction promotions ... This bill prohibits the use of coupons, price reductions, and price rebates in connection with the sale or offer for sale of tobacco and vapor products to consumers at retail. "Tobacco product" is defined to include cigar...
S3041 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill revises the "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to require pet dealers to comply with the same sourcing and reporting requirements for cats and dogs as are currently required for pet shops. Any violation of the bill's...
S3067 Requires Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for school dist... This bill requires the Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for school districts regarding transgender students. The guidelines are intended to provide direction for schools in addressing common issues concerni...
A4648 Requires various State departments to provide linkages to information on... This bill mandates that the Department of Children and Families (DCF) prepare and make available on its Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on infant mortality prevention devices, known as "baby b...
A4652 Requires Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for school dist... This bill requires the Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for school districts regarding transgender students. The guidelines are intended to provide direction for schools in addressing common issues concerni...
AJR145 Designates May of each year as "Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Awaren... Designates May of each year as "Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Awareness Month."
A4654 Requires DHS to take certain measures concerning Integrated Case Managem... This bill requires the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to develop and implement procedures, and utilize appropriate tools as necessary to administer, monitor, and evaluate the Integrated Case Mana...
A4663 Permits operation of low-speed electric bicycles. This bill permits the operation of low-speed electric bicycles in this State. Under the bill, low-speed electric bicycles may be operated on the streets, highways, sidewalks, and bicycle paths. An operator of a low-speed ...
ACR233 Urges Governor and DOH to include "at-risk infants or toddlers" in New J... Urges Governor and DOH to include "at-risk infants or toddlers" in New Jersey Early Intervention System.
A4665 Provides gross income tax credits for certain taxpayers who provide bloo... This bill creates a $100 gross income tax credit for taxpayers who donate blood, platelets, or plasma at least four times in a taxable year. The State has sought to encourage residents to make regular blood donations. The...
A4664 Provides gross income tax credits for certain taxpayers who donate organs. This bill seeks to encourage greater participation in State-authorized organ donation programs. Currently, approximately 5,000 New Jersey residents are waiting for an organ or tissue transplant. Meanwhile, one single dono...
A4670 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of breast pumps, breast p... This bill provides an exemption from the sales and use tax for sales of breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and certain services to breast pumps to eliminate the tax currently imposed on purchases o...
S3076 Makes appropriation from revenues and other funds of Transportation Trus... This bill appropriates $400 million to the Department of Transportation from the revenues and other funds of The Transportation Trust Fund Authority for the purposes of repairing roads and bridges in all 21 counties in th...
A4689 Requires four-year institutions of higher education to offer accelerated... This bill requires four-year institutions of higher education to offer accelerated baccalaureate degree programs that students can complete in three years. The bill directs each four-year institution to offer a three-year...
A4682 Establishes Dual Enrollment Study Commission. This bill establishes a Dual Enrollment Study Commission for the purpose of developing a Statewide framework for use in the future implementation of an expanded dual enrollment program. Through the program, all college-re...
A4684 Establishes Tuition and Aid Grant Study Commission to examine New Jersey... This bill establishes a Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) Study Commission, which will examine the operation of the State's Tuition Aid Grant Program and develop recommendations for improvements to the program. The commission will ...
A4683 Directs four-year public institutions of higher education to develop pla... This bill directs the governing board of a four-year public institution of higher education to develop a plan to achieve a six-year graduation rate of at least 70 percent by the 2022-2023 academic year for full-time stude...
A98 Makes appropriation from revenues and other funds of Transportation Trus... This bill appropriates $400 million to the Department of Transportation from the revenues and other funds of The Transportation Trust Fund Authority for the purposes of repairing roads and bridges in all 21 counties in th...
A96 Amends State construction code to increase fire safety in large resident... This bill would implement recommendations set forth in reports of the Code Advisory Council and an ad hoc committee formed by the Fire Safety Commission to review fire safety issues in multiple dwelling structures of ligh...
A97 Amends State construction code to increase fire safety at certain constr... This bill would require a fire watch be established at any construction site for the development of a Residential Group R-1 or R-2 structure The fire watch would be active at all times when construction personnel are not ...
A4680 Prohibits four-year public institutions of higher education from increas... This bill prohibits a four-year public institution of higher education from increasing the tuition and fees of a New Jersey resident undergraduate student by more than the rise in the consumer price index or two percent, ...
A4688 Allows students to use certain grant awards during summer session. This bill provides that a student may elect to use a portion of a tuition aid grant (TAG) award, or an opportunity grant funded through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF), during the summer session following the acade...
A4685 Requires that school counselor preparation programs include credits on c... This bill provides that the State Board of Education must require educator preparation programs for school counselors to include a minimum number of graduate semester hour credits in college and financial aid planning. In...
A4687 Permits establishment by county and four-year institutions of higher edu... This bill permits a four-year institution of higher education and a county college to partner in the establishment of a three plus one degree program for a baccalaureate degree. Under a three plus one degree program, a st...
A4736 Requires photo identification for handgun ammunition purchases. This bill requires that a person purchasing handgun ammunition exhibit a driver's license, nondriver identification card, or other government-issued form of photo identification at the time of purchase. Under current law,...
S3118 Requires practitioners to check prescription monitoring information befo... This bill requires prescribers, or their authorized designees, to check a patient's prescription monitoring information when issuing a prescription for a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (CDS) to a patient recei...
A4709 Amends "Overdose Prevention Act" to clarify that pharmacists and health ... This bill would amend the "Overdose Prevention Act" (OPA), P.L.2013, c.46 (C.24:6J-1 et al.) to clarify that pharmacists and health care practitioners may dispense naloxone/Narcan and other opioid antidotes pursuant to a ...
A4729 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for special care nursing faci... This bill would eliminate the requirement for a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop or expand a special care nursing facility. Current law and regulations concerning certificate of need requ...
AR228 Condemns strongly all hatred and bigotry directed toward religious organ... Condemns strongly all hatred and bigotry directed toward religious organizations in New Jersey, Canada, and United States; condemns threats to Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill and Kaplan Jewish Center in Tenafly.
A4738 Establishes limits and standards for certain light frame residential con... This bill would establish a number of limitations and standards for light frame construction of multiple dwellings, hotels, and rooming and boarding houses with habitable space more than 25 feet above grade plane. The mas...
A4739 Requires electronic reporting of handgun ammunition sales. This bill requires electronic reporting of handgun ammunition sales. Under the provisions of this bill, every retail dealer of handgun ammunition is required to electronically report all handgun ammunition sales and trans...
A4732 Includes crime of creating false public alarms as form of bias intimidat... This bill expands the list of crimes that are a form of bias intimidation to include the crime of creating a false public alarm. Pursuant to N.J.S.2C:16-1, a person is guilty of the crime of bias intimidation if he commit...
A4727 Allows 50 percent credit against societal benefits charge to electric or... This bill allows an electric or gas public utility customer to receive a credit against the societal benefits charge, collected as a non-bypassable charge by the electric or gas public utility, as appropriate, in the amou...
AR226 Objects to establishment of Office of Inspector General of New York for ... Objects to establishment of office of New York Port Authority Inspector General and urges New York Legislature to reject legislation establishing that office.
A4718 Makes FY 2018 supplemental appropriation of $7,453,000 to DOH for family... This bill proposes to supplement the Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriations act by making an appropriation of $7,453,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health for Family Planning Services grants. Appropriation...
A4735 Requires suspension of certification of homemaker home-health aides unde... This bill, designated as "Maria's Law," requires the New Jersey Board of Nursing to suspend the certification of a homemaker home-health aide under certain circumstances. Homemaker home-health aides are persons certified ...
A4741 Requires practitioners to check prescription monitoring information befo... This bill requires prescribers, or their authorized designees, to check a patient's prescription monitoring information when issuing a prescription for a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance (CDS) to a patient recei...
A4701 Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the...
A4749 Establishes "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Em... This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to establish and fund with moneys from the "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction and Air Pollution Control," establ...
A4750 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. This bill provides an exemption from the State sales and use tax for sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Under current law, a vehicle may be exempt from the State sales and use tax if it qualifies as a "zero emission vehicl...
S2844 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for inpatient psychiatric hos... This bill would eliminate the requirement that a health care facility obtain a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop inpatient treatment beds for treatment of patients who have both a psychiat...
A4379 Establishes social innovation loan guarantee pilot program and study com... This bill establishes a five-year social innovation loan guarantee pilot program (pilot program) for the purpose of encouraging private investment in health care services for the treatment and prevention of opioid and oth...
A4367 Criminalizes the manufacture, sale, and possession of controlled dangero... This bill would criminalize the manufacture, sale, and possession of 3,4-Dichloro-N-[1R,2R)-2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide, commonly known as U-47700, or U-4, by adding it to this State's list of controlle...
A4424 Authorizes psychiatric advanced practice nurses to complete certain cert... Authorizes additional health care professionals to complete certain certificates required for involuntary commitment to treatment.
A4385 Requires institutions of higher education to offer cats and dogs no long... This bill would require institutions of higher education, and related research facilities, to offer cats and dogs no longer used for educational, research, or scientific purposes to animal rescue organizations for adoptio...
A4393 Clarifies that age restrictions may not be imposed to exclude disabled p... The federal "Fair Housing Act" and the State "Law Against Discrimination" prohibit discrimination against disabled individuals, among others, in the sale or rental of housing units. Discrimination includes a ref...
S2834 The "Water Quality Accountability Act"; imposes certain testing, reporti... This bill, to be known as the "Water Quality Accountability Act," is intended to enhance the reliability and safety of the State's drinking water. The bill would apply to all water purveyors. The bill would establish spec...
ACR219 Expresses Legislature's intent that school districts and public institut... Expresses Legislature's intent that school districts and public institutions of higher education continue to act as safe zones and protect identities and data related to undocumented students and families.
A4409 Establishes "Safe Streets Law Enforcement Grant Program Fund" to disburs... This bill establishes the "Safe Streets Law Enforcement Grant Program Fund." Under the provisions of the bill, the Attorney General will issue grants annually from the fund to eligible municipalities to pay for one-time, ...
A4406 Provides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are ho... This bill provides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are homeless or in a temporary living arrangement due to domestic violence. Current regulations at N.J.A.C.10:90-6.1 provide that emergency assis...
A4425 Eliminates certificate of need requirement for inpatient hospital beds f... This bill would eliminate the requirement that a health care facility obtain a certificate of need from the Department of Health (DOH) to develop inpatient treatment beds for treatment of patients who have both a psychiat...
S2878 Requires DOH to permit certain health care facilities to use shared clin... This bill would require the Department of Health (DOH) to permit any licensed health care facility, which is engaged in the provision of primary health care services and the provision of behavioral health care services fo...
A4469 Concerns expansion of services provided by DOH mental health screening s... This bill provides for the Commissioner of Human Services to accept an application from a screening service to provide expanded mental health services. The expanded services would be tailored to meets the need of the pers...
A4441 Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certai... This bill would permit municipalities to license the short-term rental by the owner or lessee of a residential unit to a transient guest through a transient space marketplace, such as Airbnb. The bill would also permit th...
A4440 Provides Medicaid and certain insurers access to Prescription Monitoring... This bill concerns the State's Prescription Monitoring Program and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety to provide online access to the program's prescription monitoring inf...
A4462 Permits amusement games license to be issued to holder of alcoholic beve... This bill would allow the holder of a special concessionaire permit whose licensed premises is located in the post security checkpoint area of the departure level of an international airport terminal and is at least 20,00...
A4468 Concerns Early Intervention Support Services program in DOH and expansio... This bill expands the Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) Programs, currently available in 11 counties (Atlantic, Bergen, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Mercer, Monmouth, Morris, and Ocean), to provi...
A4470 Establishes Behavioral Health Services Task Force.* This bill establishes the Behavioral Health Task Force in the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services (DHS). The purpose of the board will be to review all aspects of behaviora...
A4452 Requires sanitation vehicles display flashing lights in certain circumst... This bill, designated as "Michael Massey's Law," requires sanitation vehicles to display flashing amber warning lights and requires motorists approaching stationary sanitation vehicles with flashing lights to change lanes...
A4467 Clarifies that authorized persons and entities may administer a single d... This bill would amend the "Overdose Prevention Act" (OPA), in order to clarify that an authorized person or entity may administer multiple doses of naloxone hydrochloride, or multiple doses of any other federally approved...
A4482 Allows for cancellation of certain service contracts without paying earl... This bill provides that a provider of cable television service, cellular telephone service, direct broadcast satellite service, electric generation service, fuel oil service, gas supply service, Internet access service, p...
A4509 Requires Commissioner of Human Services to develop best practices inform... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to develop, and make available to health care practitioners, information on best practices for co-prescribing opioid antidotes to certain patients. Specifically, co-pr...
A4371 Establishes Firearm Violence Research Center at Rutgers, The State Unive... This bill establishes a Firearm Violence Research Center at Rutgers, The State University for the purpose of carrying out interdisciplinary research activities that address the causes, prevention, and reduction of firearm...
A4124 Requires public employers to implement certain policies for handling and... This bill requires the Civil Service Commission to develop a uniform domestic violence policy, which all public employers shall adopt and distribute to their employees, regardless of whether a public employer is subject t...
A4169 Requires DCA to establish electronic monitoring system for pain manageme... This bill would require health care practitioners in the State to submit information to the Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) regarding the existence or termination of pain management agreements. This information would b...
A4176 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to obtain court o... Under current law, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) may pursue, without a court order, a variety of means to collect on a defaulted student loan made pursuant to the New Jersey College Loans to As...
A4146 Provides for monitoring and evaluation of transition of mental health an... This bill would establish a formal system of oversight for the planned transition by community-based mental health and substance use disorder treatment service providers to a fee-for-service reimbursement model. The bill ...
A4069 Establishes payment incentive program for home health agencies and healt... This bill will require the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services to establish a pay-for-performance program, which will be mandatory for licensed home health agencies and r...
A4077 Revises and codifies schedule for childhood lead screening along with ot... This bill would strengthen the existing State requirements for childhood lead screening by: (1) codifying, in the statutory law, the existing schedule for childhood lead screening that appears in regulations adopted by th...
A4096 Guarantees full and equal access to all housing to disabled persons who ... This bill would guarantee, under the "Law Against Discrimination," full and equal access to all housing to disabled persons who retain their retired service or guide dog as a pet, and who also obtain a new service or guid...
A4122 Eliminates use of standardized assessments as measure of student growth ... This bill provides that standardized assessments may not be used as a measure of student growth or progress in the evaluation of a teacher, principal, assistant principal, or vice-principal. Under current law, student pro...
A4075 Concerns procedures for transition of individuals with developmental dis... This bill concerns the procedures that are used to transition an individual with a developmental disability from a State developmental center to a community placement. The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) in t...
A4095 Directs DEP to adopt standards for certain drinking water contaminants b... This bill would direct the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to adopt standards for 16 hazardous drinking water contaminants, as recommended by the Drinking Water Quality Institute (DWQI). The bill would also p...
A3424 Requires prescribers to discuss addiction risk associated with certain d... This bill requires health care professionals with prescribing authority to discuss the addiction potential of certain prescription medications prior to issuing a prescription for the medication to a patient who is under 1...
S1739 Establishes sexual assault training requirements for law enforcement off... This bill would establish mandatory sexual assault training for law enforcement officers. Under the provisions of the bill, the Division of Criminal Justice is to develop a training program and curriculum on the handling,...
A4244 Requires DCF and DHS to study predatory alienation and its effects on yo... This bill requires the Departments of Children and Families and Human Services to conduct a joint study and make recommendations concerning predatory alienation and its effects on young adults and senior citizens. As used...
AR182 Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood. Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood.
AR180 Authorizes Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee... Authorizes Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee to enter upon investigation or inquiry into financial and operating practices of NJ Transit; grants committee subpoena power.
AJR128 Permanently designating October 6 as "Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day" in New... Permanently designating October 6 as "Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day" in New Jersey.
A4268 Requires forms for informed consent for health care to be separate from ... This bill requires hospitals and health care professionals, when seeking informed consent for a procedure or treatment from a patient, to provide the patient with a form for giving informed consent for the procedure or tr...
A4263 Requires bidders on certain State contracts to disclose, and Department ... This bill provides that whenever a purchase, contract or agreement is to be made, negotiated or awarded after public bidding pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A.52:34-6 et seq., each bid on the purchase, contract or agr...
A4270 Requires certain medical transportation vehicles to be equipped with sto... This bill requires certain medical transportation vehicles to be equipped with a stop signal arm and requires drivers to stop for these vehicles under certain circumstances. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill...
A4266 Provides penalties for sexually offensive or abusive communication throu... This bill would enact the "Social Networking Safety Act." The bill provides for civil penalties against individuals who transmit a sexually offensive communication through a social networking website to or about a person ...
A4269 Establishes New Jersey Advisory Council on Home and Community-Based Sett... This bill establishes a permanent New Jersey Advisory Council on Home and Community-Based Settings. The council would be required to assist the Department of Human Services (DHS) in the implementation of the Statewide Tra...
A4267 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for outpatien... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
ACR211 Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system. Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system.
AJR127 Designates October of each year as "Disability Employment Awareness Month." Designates October of each year as "Disability Employment Awareness Month."
A4253 Establishes "New Jersey Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Program." ** This bill establishes a three-year "Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Program" in the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to provide grants to eligible nonprofit organizations for the purpose of hiring per...
A4255 Allows horse racetracks to be available for placing wagers at casinos in... This bill would permit a running or harness horse racetrack in this State to enter into an agreement with a casino located in Atlantic City, or such a casino's Internet gaming affiliate, that allows the racetrack's premis...
S2705 Establishes "New Jersey Hearing Impairment Task Force." This bill establishes the "New Jersey Hearing Impairment Task Force." The purpose of the task force is to study, compare, and evaluate State laws, regulations, and policies intended to improve the livelihood of individual...
A4302 Restricts medical expense coverage for opioid drugs unless prescribing h... This bill establishes restrictions on coverage of opioid drugs under workers' compensation, certain health insurance policies, the State and School Employees' Health Benefits Programs, personal injury protection automobil...
A4284 Provides that school districts and nonpublic schools may receive reimbur... The annual appropriations act for fiscal year 2016-2017 included a $10 million appropriation to be used to reimburse school districts for costs incurred when conducting lead testing in drinking water in schools. The corre...
A4297 Requires school districts to include information on events of September ... This bill requires school districts to include age-appropriate instruction on the events of September 11, 2001 in the curriculum of elementary, middle, and high school students as part of the district's implementation of ...
A4291 Directs Division of Consumer Affairs to establish public information cam... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs, in the Department of Law and Public Safety, to establish and undertake a public information campaign to educate and inform consumers concerning real est...
A4295 Concerns emergency assistance which is repaid by the recipient. This bill would clarify how the Department of Human Services imposes time limits on the receipt of emergency assistance. The bill would require the department to disregard any months of emergency assistance for which paym...
A4287 Adds new civil penalties and increases surcharges imposed on domestic vi... This bill would impose new civil penalties on domestic violence offenders and increase the surcharges imposed on these offenders under current law. The additional revenue would be appropriated to organizations that provid...
A4290 Requires electric public utility to notify property owner any time accou... This bill requires an electric public utility to notify a property owner by electronic mail, postal mail, or telephone, as determined by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, any time an account for electric public ut...
S2721 Implements person-first language and changes pejorative terminology refe... This bill deletes references to pejorative and archaic language that is used in the State statutes when referring to persons with developmental, cognitive, or psychiatric disabilities and persons with substance use disord...
A4323 Requires owner of certain autobuses to register with and receive approva... This bill requires the owner of an autobus to register the autobus with each municipality in the State in which the owner or operator seeks to operate the autobus and to obtain consent from the governing body or member th...
A3911 Provides that motor vehicle registration expires on registrant's numeric... This bill provides that a person's motor vehicle registration expires on the registrant's numerical calendar day of birth. Under current law, a person's motor vehicle registration expires on the last day of the 12th month...
AJR58 Designates one night in November of each year as a "Night of Conversatio... Designates one night in November of each year as a "Night of Conversation" about drug and alcohol addiction.
A4332 Requires minimum of one school bus aide for every 15 special needs stude... This bill would establish a minimum ratio of school bus aides to special needs students on a school bus. Under the bill, a board of education or a contracted service provider that provides pupil transportation services mu...
A4333 Requires board of education to post information about child abuse hotlin... This bill requires a board of education to prominently display information about the Department of Children and Families' State Central Registry, a toll free hotline for reporting child abuse, in each school of the distri...
A4355 Limits patient information behavioral health care providers may disclose... This bill prohibits mental health care providers from disclosing, and health insurance carriers from demanding, certain information concerning behavioral health care services provided to their patients. Specifically, the ...
AJR130 Designates January 23 of each year as "Maternal Health Awareness Day" in... Designates January 23 of each year as "Maternal Health Awareness Day" in New Jersey.
A4361 Requires DOT to establish reduced speed limits near schools on certain h... This bill requires the Department of Transportation to establish a reduced speed limit of twenty-five miles per hour on any portion of a "high priority highway" that runs through a school zone, which is to be in effect at...
A4372 Establishes Office for Women's Advancement in DOLWD to facilitate full a... This bill establishes the Office for Women's Advancement in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The purpose of this office is to facilitate the full and equal participation of women in the workplace in the ...
A4125 Establishes mandatory training program for human resources officers of p... This bill requires the Civil Service Commission to establish a domestic violence training program for the purpose of educating human resources officers on handling and responding to reports by public employees of domestic...
A4184 Establishes Statewide Hit and Run Advisory Program to facilitate apprehe... This bill establishes an emergency Zack Alert System. The purpose of the system is to rapidly disseminate information to facilitate the apprehension of persons suspected of causing serious bodily injury to or the death of...
A4158 "New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act." This bill requires that any employer relocating a call center from the State of New Jersey to one or more foreign countries must notify the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and remit the unamortized value o...
A4159 Concerns crime of trafficking in personal identifying information. This bill would create a rebuttable presumption of intent to commit the crime of trafficking in personal identifying information pertaining to another person in certain cases. The bill would also provide that a person who...
A4163 Clarifies DCA rulemaking authority over free-standing residential health... This bill would prohibit the eviction of a resident of a free-standing residential health care facility, except for good cause. The bill would provide that, unless otherwise directed or authorized by the Department of Com...
S2563 Clarifies DCA rulemaking authority over free-standing residential health... This bill would prohibit the eviction of a resident of a free-standing residential health care facility, except for good cause. The bill would provide that, unless otherwise directed or authorized by the Department of Com...
A4154 Concerns long term tax exemptions on certain age-restricted low-income h... The "Long Term Tax Exemption Law," P.L.1991, c.431 (C.40A:20-1 et seq.), currently allows certain age-restricted housing developments to receive a tax exemption for up to 35 years, or until the expiration of first mortgag...
A4138 Requires health benefits coverage for buprenorphine and buprenorphine/na... This bill requires health insurers (health, hospital and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers; health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Je...
A4165 Requires driver education course, certain new driver brochures, and driv... This bill requires that the curriculum for approved classroom driver education courses and the informational brochure distributed by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to the parents and guardians of beginning ...
S2562 Requires DCF and DHS to study predatory alienation and its effects on yo... This bill requires the Departments of Children and Families and Human Services to conduct a joint study and make recommendations concerning predatory alienation and its effects on young adults and senior citizens. As used...
A4207 Modifies scope of "Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015" and e... This bill modifies the scope of the "Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015," P.L.2015, c.147 (C.2C:14-13 et al.), as well as the enforcement of protective orders under the provisions of that act that help protect...
A4208 Requires school districts to provide information to high school students... This bill requires boards of education to provide information to high school students on the detection and prevention of cancers of the reproductive system, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, testic...
S2601 Modifies scope of "Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015" and e... This bill modifies the scope of the "Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015," P.L.2015, c.147 (C.2C:14-13 et al.), as well as the enforcement of protective orders under the provisions of that act that help protect...
A4220 Establishes one New Jersey Suicide Prevention Advisory Council in DOH. This bill establishes in the Department of Health (DOH) the New Jersey Suicide Prevention Advisory Council, which would serve as the one advisory council in the State to advise about suicide prevention. Currently, there a...
A4210 Requires at least 10 percent of "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Tru... This bill requires that at least 10 percent of "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account" funds are to be annually appropriated for the purpose of paying for the costs of any annual upgrade and maintenance o...
A4216 Requires collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information about sexua... This bill requires the collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information about sexual orientation and gender identity in certain surveys by State agencies. For purposes of this bill, "agency" means any of the principal ...
A4217 Prohibits unfair discrimination in issuing or rating life insurance poli... This bill amends the law concerning unfair discrimination in the issuance, extension or renewal of life insurance policies or in the fixing of the rates, terms, or conditions of a life insurance policy, to prohibit such d...
A4205 Requires continued coverage of prescription drugs for certain medical co... This bill requires health insurance carriers to provide continued coverage of prescription drugs for covered persons diagnosed with a complex or chronic medical condition or a rare disease. The bill defines "complex or ch...
A4234 Allows certain joint insurance funds to make certain investments and to ... This bill authorizes certain joint insurance funds to invest in bonds of local units and other New Jersey and federal governmental agencies. Specifically, the bill amends current law to allow both local unit joint insuran...
A4209 Establishes task force to study technology and other methods used to red... This bill establishes in the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety a task force to study technology and other methods used to reduce or eliminate telemarketing harassment and intimidation...
A4225 Requires DOH to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning ed... This bill requires the Department of Education to establish and maintain a comprehensive website concerning educational programs and resources available for students classified as eligible for special education programs a...
A4063 Limits use of student progress on standardized assessments to no more th... Current law provides that students' progress on standardized assessments will be a factor in teachers' evaluations, but may not be the predominant factor. This bill specifies that student progress on standardized assessme...
A4070 Establishes arts program for acquisition and display of visual artwork b... This bill establishes an arts program to be maintained and administered by the State Council on the Arts, in consultation with the State House Commission. The arts program would provide for the acquisition and display of ...
AJR114 Designates first week in June as "Rip Current Awareness Week." Designates first week in June as "Rip Current Awareness Week."
A4057 Provides Medicaid coverage for services to treat and prevent Zika virus ... This bill requires the State Medicaid program to include coverage for services related to the prevention and treatment of the Zika virus. Zika is an infectious disease most often transmitted through the bite of an infecte...
A4115 Provides that driver's license and identification cards expire every fou... This bill provides that a person's driver's license expires four years after issuing the license on the numerical date of the person's birthday. Under current law, a person's driver's license expires on the last day of th...
A4076 Permits municipal reorganization meetings to be held on alternative dates. This bill permits certain municipal reorganization meetings to be held on any day during the first week in July. Under current law, municipal bodies whose members begin their term of office on July 1st must hold a reorgan...
A4074 Establishes Office of Ombudsman for Navigating Services and Supports for... This bill establishes the Office of the Ombudsman for Navigating Services and Supports for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. The ombudsman is to assist individuals with intellectual or developme...
A4085 Establishes "Succeed in New Jersey" student loan reimbursement program f... This bill would establish the "Succeed in New Jersey" student loan reimbursement program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA). The purpose of the program is to alleviate the burden of student l...
ACR199 Urges FDA to expedite approval of additional epinephrine auto-injector d... Urges FDA to expedite approval of additional epinephrine auto-injector device products.
A3910 Establishes procedures for pharmacists to seek approval to dispense alte... This bill establishes certain requirements concerning prescriptions for epinephrine auto-injector devices. Specifically, if a patient is prescribed an epinephrine auto-injector device, and there is an alternate epinephrin...
A4048 Imposes sales and use tax, transient accommodation fee, and authorizes l... This bill imposes the sales and use tax and a transient accommodation fee on charges for providing space for the accommodation of transient guests in a residence or other residential unit by persons engaged in the busines...
A4090 Prohibits hospice from charging patient for days on which patient is not... This bill prohibits a hospice from charging a fee to a private pay patient or the financially responsible third party to reserve or hold a bed on behalf of the patient for a day in which the patient is not physically resi...
A4086 Establishes program to provide free tuition under State Tuition Aid Gran... This bill establishes the Two to Four Tuition Free Students Program within the State Tuition Aid Grant Program. The program will provide free tuition to certain students who are accepted for admission to a four-year publi...
AJR115 Designates third Friday in September of every year as Concussion Awarene... Designates third Friday in September of every year as Concussion Awareness Day.
S2564 Provides that driver's license and identification cards expire every fou... This bill provides that a person's driver's license expires four years after issuing the license on the numerical date of the person's birthday. Under current law, a person's driver's license expires on the last day of th...
A4094 Requires epinephrine auto-injectors to be packaged and sold as single un... This act would prohibit a business that is engaged in the manufacture or distribution of epinephrine auto-injectors for dispensing to patients in this State from marketing or distributing epinephrine auto-injectors in a f...
A4081 "Charlie's Law"; Establishes civil penalties for persons who interfere w... This bill establishes a civil penalty for interfering with or denying a person with a disability accompanied by a service or guide dog access to a place of public accommodation in violation of P.L.1971, c.130 (C.10:5-29 e...
A4043 Requires all Medicaid managed care organization to permit all pharmacies... This bill provides that a Medicaid managed care contract shall include pharmacy choice as a required benefit for any enrollee. Under the bill, any Medicaid managed care organization (MCO) operating in the State would perm...
A4034 Establishes "Monica's Law" requiring evidence-based risk assessments in ... This bill establishes a risk assessment pilot program in Essex and Passaic Counties, and is named for thirty-one year old Monica Paul who, in June, 2008 was shot to death in the presence of her 11 year old daughter at a M...
A4046 Establishes standards for Batterers' Intervention Programs in domestic v... Under current law, as part of a final restraining order issued by the court in a domestic violence matter, the court may order the defendant to receive professional domestic violence counseling from either a private sourc...
A4031 Creates New Jersey Crude Oil by Rail Safety Task Force. This bill creates a task force to be known as the "New Jersey Crude Oil by Rail Safety Task Force" (task force). The task force is to study the risks and impact of the transport of crude oil by rail on public health and s...
A4035 Restricts initial prescriptions for opioid drugs to seven day supply. This bill provides that a practitioner may not issue an initial prescription for an opioid drug in a quantity exceeding a seven-day supply. Subsequent prescriptions for the drug may be issued in any quantity that complies...
A4037 Reallocates portion of certain forfeited property as incentive for infor... This bill by provides a financial incentive to people who possess information that could assist in the prosecution of certain drug-related offenses, and provides financial assistance for certain individuals in need of inp...
A2936 Eliminates smoking ban exemption for casinos and simulcasting facilities. This bill amends the "New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act," P.L.2005, c.383 (C.26:3D-55 et seq.), to prohibit smoking in casinos and casino simulcasting facilities. Current law prohibits smoking in most indoor public places and...
A894 Imposes time constraints on submission and analysis of rape kits. This bill, to be known as the "Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act," would require municipal, county, State and federal law enforcement agencies to submit to the appropriate forensic laboratory evidence collected in th...
AJR75 Designates October 11 of each year as the "Day of the Girl" in New Jersey. Designates October 11 of each year as the "Day of the Girl" in New Jersey.
A3365 Requires comparable level of services and supports to be provided to for... This bill provides that for each individual with a developmental disability who is scheduled for transition to a community placement as a result of the closure of a State developmental center, the Commissioner of Human Se...
A3366 Amends "Law Against Discrimination" to provide every person engaged in r... This bill would amend the New Jersey "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1977, c.456 (C.10:5-29.3), to provide every person engaged in raising a dog for guide or service, the same rights and privileges with respect to acces...
A3386 Provides protections for children under the age of 18 with developmental... This bill provides protections for individuals with disabilities between the ages of 18 and 21 who have been subjected to abuse, neglect, or exploitation and are receiving services from the Division of Children's System o...
A3381 Authorizes municipal volunteer programs for free removal of snow from ce... This bill would require each municipality to establish a volunteer program for the free removal of snow and ice from the entrance ways, driveways, and abutting sidewalks of residential properties in the municipality that ...
A3363 Establishes Children's Health Promotion Fund. This bill establishes the "Children's Health Promotion Fund" in the Department of the Treasury. The fund would be a nonlapsing, revolving fund, the repository for the funds provided pursuant to section 3 of P.L....
A3368 Provides that children under care, custody or supervision of DCPP may no... This bill provides that children under the care, custody or supervision of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency, including children placed in resource family homes or in kinship care homes, may not be home-scho...
A3360 Clarifies DHS authority to license and regulate sober living homes. This bill would make various statutory changes to clarify and strengthen the law pertaining to alcohol treatment facilities and narcotic and drug abuse treatment centers (collectively referred to in this statement as "sub...
A3373 Establishes "Art in Storefronts" initiative within the Main Street New J... This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish the "Art in Storefronts" initiative within the "Main Street New Jersey" program, providing local New Jersey artists opportunities to display their...
AR116 Urges Congress to increase the number of medical residency positions fun... Urges Congress to increase the number of medical residency positions funded by the federal government.
AR117 Urges federal government to take appropriate action to ensure timely, an... Urges federal government to take appropriate action to ensure timely, annual provision of graduate medical education funding to new teaching hospitals.
A3410 Repeals family cap in Work First New Jersey program. This bill repeals the section 7 of the "Work First New Jersey Act," which prohibits a household from gaining additional cash assistance benefits as a result of the birth of a child. Such policies that prevent an increase ...
A3628 Requires telemarketers making sales calls to display their name and tele... This bill prohibits a telemarketer, when making or causing to be made any telemarketing sales call, from failing to transmit or cause to be transmitted the telephone number, and, when made available by the telemarketer's ...
A3638 Establishes animal cruelty offense of animal hoarding; requires mental h... This bill establishes the animal cruelty offense of animal hoarding and expands the mental health counseling required pursuant to R.S.4:22-17 under the State animal cruelty statutes. Under the bill, animal hoarding would ...
A3634 Requires one member of board in charge of institution for persons with m... This bill would provide that at least one member of each board in charge of the institutions or agencies for persons who have a mental illness or developmental disability shall be a family member of a resident of the inst...
S2059 Requires DOH to ensure that fetal death certification and reporting requ... This bill would require the Commissioner of Health to adopt, revise, or repeal rules and regulations related to fetal death certification and fetal death reporting, in order to ensure that such rules and regulations are c...
S2081 Limits expulsions and suspensions for students in preschool through grad... Current law at N.J.S.18A:37-2 outlines the types of conduct that may constitute good cause for the suspension or expulsion of a student from school. This bill would place limits on expulsions and suspensions for students ...
SCR97 Honors 50th anniversary of "National Historic Preservation Act." Honors 50th anniversary of "National Historic Preservation Act."
S2153 Requires NJTA to study impact of constructing rail stations at certain p... This bill directs the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (authority) to study and prepare a report, for submission to the Governor and the Legislature, concerning the potential options for the construction of a rail station at...
S2156 Requires prescribers to discuss addiction risk associated with certain d... This bill requires health care professionals with prescribing authority to discuss the addiction potential of certain prescription medications prior to issuing a prescription for the medication to a patient who is under 1...
A3615 Upgrades assault on victims who are elderly or disabled. This bill would upgrade the offense of assault in situations where the victim is disabled or elderly. Under the bill, a person who causes bodily injury to a person with a disability or to a senior citizen who is 60 years ...
A3686 Establishes new crime of strict liability vehicular homicide; renames ex... This bill establishes the crime of negligent vehicular homicide for killing a person while drunk driving. Under the bill, criminal homicide constitutes negligent vehicular homicide when it is caused by negligently driving...
A3616 Establishes performance and training standards for certain Medicaid tran... This bill would require a provider of transportation services under the Medicaid program to ensure that these services are provided within 15 minutes of the pre-arranged time scheduled by the person seeking the services a...
ACR182 Honors 50th anniversary of "National Historic Preservation Act." Honors 50th anniversary of "National Historic Preservation Act."
A3719 Requires public bodies upon request to provide American Sign Language in... This bill would require a public body to make available at any public meeting of that public body the services of an American Sign Language interpreter upon the request of a deaf or hearing-impaired person that is made at...
A3767 Concerns arrest warrants for failing to pay parking tickets. Under this bill, the court is authorized to issue a warrant for a person's arrest for failure to pay parking tickets only if the person has more than 10 pending parking tickets within the municipality. Under the "Parking ...
A3744 Establishes law enforcement assisted addiction and recovery referral pro... This bill requires the Director of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services to provide for the establishment of law enforcement assisted addiction and recovery programs in l...
A3712 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide treatment for substanc... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A3706 Requires owners of residential rental property to conduct lead hazard in... This bill would require property owners who have agreed to rent a one-family, two-family, or multiple dwelling, to hire a lead evaluation contractor, certified to provide lead inspection services by the Department of Comm...
ACR179 Urges high schools, colleges, and universities to provide students with ... Urges high schools, colleges, and universities to provide students with information on meningococcal disease.
A3743 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide coverage for behaviora... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A3698 Establishes NJ Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission. This bill would establish the New Jersey Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission. The purpose of the commission would be to investigate, quantify and evaluate the potential risks associated with pharmaceu...
A3704 Prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices. Prohibits the sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices.
A3766 Provides list of various assessments to satisfy State high school gradua... Currrent statutory law requires public high school students to pass the State graduation proficiency test to demonstrate mastery of the State graduation proficiency standards. This bill would provide options for students ...
A3717 Establishes Women's Vocational Training Pilot Program to promote economi... This bill establishes in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development the Women's Vocational Training Pilot Program, which shall be developed by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and implemented thr...
A3696 Eliminates sales and use tax on certain transportation services provided... This bill eliminates the seven percent sales and use tax on transportation services originating in New Jersey and provided by a limousine operator and reduces liability insurance requirements for limousine service when a ...
A3736 Requires DHS to maintain Statewide registry of registered professional g... Under current law, P.L.2005, c.370 (C.52:27G-32 et seq.), the Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults (OPG), in the Division of Aging Services in the Department of Human Services (DHS), is tasked with maintaining...
A3702 Allows parent or guardian to exclude student from administration of Stat... This bill allows a parent or guardian of a student to provide written notification to a school district or charter school that the student will not participate in the administration of a State assessment. The parent or gu...
A3713 Establishes Electronic Health Information Technology Fund. This bill establishes the Electronic Health Information Technology Fund, to be known as the e-HIT fund, in the Department of Banking and Insurance, in order to provide a guaranteed source of funding to support the impleme...
A3739 Requires public institutions of higher education to allow students, facu... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to allow students, faculty, and staff to identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on any forms used by the institution to collect demographic data on...
A3769 Requires DOH to ensure that fetal death certification and reporting requ... This bill would require the Commissioner of Health to adopt, revise, or repeal rules and regulations related to fetal death certification and fetal death reporting, in order to ensure that such rules and regulations are c...
A3804 Permits young adult who is claimed as a dependent on a relative's tax re... This bill would permit a person between the ages of 18 and 26 to receive Work First New Jersey General Public Assistance (WFNJ/GA) benefits, even if the person is claimed as a dependent on his or her parent's or other rel...
A3784 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use dur... This bill requires the Office of Emergency Telecommunications Services ("office") in the Office of Information Technology to establish a central registry of residents with special needs who require additional as...
A3790 Limits expulsions and suspensions for students in preschool through grad... Current law at N.J.S.18A:37-2 outlines the types of conduct that may constitute good cause for the suspension or expulsion of a student from school. This bill would place limits on expulsions and suspensions for students ...
A3806 Exempts public institutions of higher education from motor vehicle regis... This bill exempts public institutions of higher education from paying the registration fee for motor vehicles not used for pleasure or hire. Current law defines a public institution of higher education as the six State co...
A3791 Requires public research universities and State colleges to develop poli... This bill implements the recommendations of the April 27, 2016 report of the State Comptroller entitled, Controls Over Collection, Allocation And Use Of Student Fees At Selected New Jersey Colleges and Universities. The r...
A3789 Provides tax credits for constructing or renovating homes to improve acc... This bill would authorize the award of $1 million in tax credits to taxpayers who improve accessibility of new and existing residences. Under the bill, a taxpayer can earn a tax credit, of $5,000 for the purchase of a new...
A3792 Prohibits sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices at pha... This bill prohibits the sale of all tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, including any cartridge or other component of an electronic smoking device, at pharmacies located in New Jersey. The owner of a pharmacy...
A3799 Includes students who participate in school intramural sports programs i... Under current law, the Department of Education was required to develop and implement, by the 2011-2012 school year, a head injury safety training program on the recognition of the symptoms of head injuries and the appropr...
AJR102 Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness... Designates September of each year as "Youth Suicide Prevention Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
A3824 Establishes Office of Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Dev... This bill establishes the Office of the Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families in but not of the Department of the Treasury and, accordingly, the office is to be indep...
S2286 Establishes Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force to assess needs of persons wit... This bill establishes, in the Department of Health (DOH), the "Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force." The purpose of the task force will be to: monitor the prevalence of aphasia in New Jersey; assess the unmet needs of persons w...
SJR68 Urges Congress to ask US DOE and US DOL to modify regulations regarding ... Urges Congress to ask US DOE and US DOL to modify regulations regarding Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to protect individuals with disabilities.
A3891 Creates certain assistance programs for businesses owned by lesbian, gay... This bill amends provisions of current law to include businesses owned or managed by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender persons or by persons with a disability within certain financial or other assistance programs tha...
S2331 Establishes tuition reimbursement program for certain psychiatrists who ... This bill establishes a tuition reimbursement program for psychiatrists to address a shortage of mental health care access in certain areas of the State. Under the bill, the Commissioner of Health will designate, on the b...
S2348 Includes students who participate in school intramural sports programs i... Under current law, the Department of Education was required to develop and implement, by the 2011-2012 school year, a head injury safety training program on the recognition of the symptoms of head injuries and the appropr...
S2361 Authorizes certain county to establish county hospital authority; amends... This bill would amend the "Municipal Hospital Authority Law," P.L.2006, c.46 (C.30:9-23.15 et al.), to allow certain counties to create a hospital authority. In so doing, the bill would change the title of the l...
A3951 Authorizes certain county to establish county hospital authority; amends... This bill would amend the "Municipal Hospital Authority Law," P.L.2006, c.46 (C.30:9-23.15 et al.), to allow certain counties to create a hospital authority. In so doing, the bill would change the title of the l...
A3892 Changes the time when child placement review hearings are initiated from... This bill amends section 9 of P.L.1977, c.424 (C.30:4C-58) to change the time when a child placement review board initiates the review of a child in out-of-home placement pursuant to a voluntary placement agreement or cou...
A3903 Increases disclosure of political contributions by business entities wit... This bill modifies the current law regulating the awarding of public contracts to business entities that make campaign contributions, commonly referred to as the "pay to play" law. Specifically, the bill provides that pol...
A3974 Permits certain audiologists to dispense and fit hearing aids. This bill permits certain licensed audiologists to dispense and fit hearing aids. As provided in the bill, an audiologist licensed to practice pursuant to P.L.1983, c.420 (C.45:3B-1 et seq.), may dispense and fit hearing ...
A3980 Requires issues related to prescription opioids to be included in contin... This bill requires certain health care professionals to meet continuing education requirements on topics related to prescription opioid drugs as a condition of renewal of a professional license, certification, or registra...
AR154 Urges enactment of the "Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on... Urges enactment of the "Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones Act" (ROBOCOP Act).
A11 Adjusts certain State taxes to support strengthened investments in publi... This bill adjusts various State taxes towards the end of supporting strengthened investments in public, private and charitable assets in this State. The various changes in State taxes are described as follows: · Section 1...
ACR194 Memorializes Legislatures of 43 states to enact legislation banning AR-1... Memorializes Legislatures of 43 states to enact legislation banning AR-15 and other assault firearms.
AR157 Urges State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt CDC guideline for prescr... Urges State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
A10 Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act"; establishe... This bill amends the "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act of 1984" to make changes necessary to support the State's Capital Transportation Program for Fiscal Years 2017 through 2026. This bill will provide ...
A3981 Establishes process for individual to petition court for involuntary com... This bill provides for a "petitioner" who is the spouse, civil union partner, relative, friend, or guardian of an individual to submit to the court a petition for the involuntary commitment of the individual to ...
A3944 Requires DOE to develop educational fact sheet for distribution to paren... This bill requires the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, to develop an educational fact sheet that provides information concerning the use and misuse of opioid drugs in the event ...
A3982 Requires all prescriptions be transmitted electronically, subject to cer... This bill requires that every prescription for a controlled dangerous substance, prescription legend drug, or other prescription item be transmitted electronically using an electronic health records system. This requireme...
A3922 Requires training of certain staff and health care professionals in inte... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services or the commissioner's designee, in consultation with a professional and occupational licensing board within the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law a...
A3984 Requires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription... This bill would add naloxone hydrochloride, and other opioid antidotes, to the list of prescription drugs that are to be monitored as part of the State's Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). Although the PMP focuses on ...
A3962 Establishes tuition reimbursement program for certain psychiatrists who ... This bill establishes a tuition reimbursement program for psychiatrists to address a shortage of mental health care access in certain areas of the State. Under the bill, the Commissioner of Health will designate, on the b...
S2403 Establishes Women's Vocational Training Pilot Program to promote economi... This bill establishes in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development the Women's Vocational Training Pilot Program, which shall be developed by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and implemented thr...
A3987 Requires greater disclosure of political contributions made by certain b... This bill requires greater disclosure of the campaign contributions made by business entities that hold or seek contracts with the State, a State agency, or a county or municipality. Under current law, political party com...
A12 Adjusts certain State taxes to support strengthened investments in publi... This bill adjusts certain State taxes. The various changes in State taxes are described as follows: The bill reduces the New Jersey sales and use tax rate from 7% to 6.5% on January 1, 2017 and to 6% on January 1, 2018. T...
A3992 Establishes certain limitations on the prescription, dispensation, and a... In order to protect against the occurrence of opioid addiction in student athletes, who regularly suffer from pain and injuries that necessitate the prescription of pain relief medications, this bill would establish certa...
AJR108 Designates June 4 of each year as "Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day" in N... Designates June 4 of each year as "Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day" in New Jersey.
AJR110 Urges Congress to ask USDOE and USDOL to modify regulations regarding Wo... Urges Congress to ask USDOE and USDOL to modify regulations regarding Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to protect individuals with disabilities.
A4013 Prohibits sale of expanded polystyrene food containers by public schools... This bill would require every public school and public institution of higher education to ensure that no food or beverage packaged or contained in an expanded polystyrene food container is sold, offered for sale, or other...
A4015 Establishes procedures for involuntary civil commitment for children. This bill adds to the State statutes the civil commitment of a child, defined in the bill as a person who is under 18 years of age. Current law, P.L.1987, c.116 (C.30:4-27.1 et seq.), governs civil commitment of adults an...
S2463 Changes the time when child placement review hearings are initiated from... This bill amends section 9 of P.L.1977, c.424 (C.30:4C-58) to change the time when a child placement review board initiates the review of a child in out-of-home placement pursuant to a voluntary placement agreement or cou...
AR162 Urges New Jersey Supreme Court to create Technology Task Force within Su... Urges New Jersey Supreme Court to create Technology Task Force within Supreme Court's State Domestic Violence Working Group.
A4045 Establishes Statewide program to provide treatment services for children... This bill would require the Department of Children and Families to establish and maintain a Statewide therapeutic treatment program for the children and families of domestic violence victims to be known as "Peace: A Learn...
A3413 Requires certain providers of transportation services to develop and pub... This bill requires certain providers of transportation services to develop and publish route schedules. Under the bill, every owner or operator of an autobus providing fixed route service is required to develop and publis...
A3423 Provides for designation of acute stroke ready hospitals; establishes St... This bill establishes various requirements to revise and improve the Statewide system of stroke care by recognizing a new category of certified stroke care facilities, establishing a Statewide stroke care database, mandat...
S1923 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by State in companies ... This bill would prohibit the investment of New Jersey public employee retirement funds in any company that boycotts, divests from, or sanctions Israel or Israeli businesses, or boycotts those doing business with Israel, o...
A3475 Requires DOH to establish single license for facilities providing integr... This bill allows ambulatory care facilities, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), to provide integrated primary health care services, including behavioral health care services, under a single license. The...
AR123 Acknowledges and congratulates Baez Family of Bogota Borough for accompl... Acknowledges and congratulates Baez Family of Bogota Borough for accomplishments of their two dogs at 2016 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
A3542 Requires health benefits coverage of hearing aids for children 17 years ... This bill requires health insurance providers to provide coverage for children 17 years of age or younger for the cost of hearing aids. The bill would amend current law, known as "Grace's Law," by expanding coverage to in...
A3524 "Transparency, Responsibility, and Accountability for New Surcharges and... This bill is designated as the "Transparency, Responsibility, and Accountability for New Surcharges and Increases in Ticketing (T.R.A.N.S.I.T.) Act" and increases the number of public hearings that the New Jersey Transit ...
A3518 Establishes bi-state commission to study and make recommendations to add... This bill establishes a bi-state commission to study and make recommendations to address the rail passenger service needs of certain New Jersey and New York commuters. The "Bi-State Commission to Study Rail Passenger Serv...
A3555 Increases minimum annual amounts for appropriation for certain arts, his... This bill increases the minimum dollar amounts to be annually allocated for appropriation for cultural projects, historical heritage programs, and tourism advertising and promotion purposes from State hotel and motel occu...
A3522 Provides for automatic expungement of records of certain juveniles adjud... This bill would provide that under certain circumstances juvenile records would be automatically expunged if the juvenile was adjudicated delinquent for an act which, if committed by an adult, would constitute the offense...
A3520 Requires NJTA to study impact of constructing rail stations at certain p... This bill directs the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (authority) to study and prepare a report, for submission to the Governor and the Legislature, concerning the potential options for the construction of a rail station at...
A3492 Makes FY 2017 supplemental appropriation of $7,453,000 to DOH for family... This bill supplements the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Appropriations Act in providing $7,453,000 from the General Fund for Family Planning Services grants, through the Department of Health. Appropriations for these grants wer...
AR127 Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ. Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ.
A3503 "Pedestrian Safety Act"; establishes motor vehicle offense of unlawful u... This bill establishes the "Pedestrian Safety Act" to prohibit a pedestrian on a public roadway from using an electronic communication device unless it is used hands-free, and also prohibit text messaging or sending an ele...
AR128 Urges inclusion of "Bergen Loop" option in proposed Hudson River rail tu... Urges inclusion of "Bergen Loop" option in proposed Hudson River rail tunnel project.
A3592 Revises law governing testifying via closed circuit television in certai... This bill removes the restriction that a witness be 16 years of age or younger to testify via closed circuit television (CCTV) in trials for certain sex crimes. Under current law, witnesses 16 years of age or younger may ...
AR143 Urges Comcast and YES network to resolve broadcast programming dispute.* Urges Comcast and YES network to resolve broadcast programming dispute.*
AR141 Designates April 2017 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" in New Jersey. * Designates April 2017 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month" in New Jersey. *
AR142 Commemorates and expresses approval of enactment of legislation by Presi... Commemorates and expresses approval of enactment of legislation by President and Congress adding Zika Virus Disease Priority Review Voucher Program.*
A3662 "Rosa-Bonilla Family Act"; concerns development of carbon monoxide poiso... This bill is designated as the "Rosa-Bonilla Family Act," in honor of the Rosa-Bonilla family, of which three of the family members were tragically killed as a result of unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning from a moto...
A3649 Allows filing of birth certificate to be delayed for religious reasons, ... This bill would authorize the filing of a child's birth certificate to be delayed on the basis of the parent's religious beliefs. Current law requires a birth certificate to be filed within five days after the child's dat...
A3680 Requires public and nonpublic schools to test drinking water for lead an... This bill would require every public and nonpublic school to immediately test the drinking water in the school for the presence of lead. In addition to immediately testing the drinking water upon enactment of this bill in...
A3665 Changes statutory reference to pejorative terminology referring to perso... This bill removes references to the term "Negro" from N.J.S.18A:35-1, and the term "Oriental" from P.L.1983, c.7. This change is consistent with the national trend towards eliminating offensive and marginalizing language ...
A3671 Establishes fee on single-use carryout bags used in certain stores and d... This bill would establish an incremental fee, and a ban beginning in 2025, on the use of non-compostable plastic bags in certain stores. Specifically, the bill would require stores to impose a $0.05 fee on the customer fo...
A3636 Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for rescue of animal... This bill provides to a person with reasonable belief of possible harm to an animal left alone in a parked vehicle and who acts in good faith to rescue the animal immunity from criminal or civil liability for any damage t...
A3661 Establishes pilot program for incentive-based value payment system for h... This bill requires the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services (DHS) to establish a pilot program to adopt a new, incentive-based value payment system for licensed home healt...
A3676 Prohibits juror disqualification based on gender identity or sexual orie... This bill would make it unlawful to disqualify a person from jury service based on the person's gender identity or affectional or sexual orientation. In addition, any officer or other person responsible for the selection ...
A3622 Requires State to pledge to ensure availability of job training or simil... This bill would require the State to pledge to ensure the availability of education, training, or workfare opportunities that will permit certain participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also c...
A3631 Permits holding companies of eligible New Jersey emerging technology com... This bill revises the "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act" to provide tax credits for qualified investments in New Jersey emerging technology business holding companies, to broaden the types of New Jersey emerging t...
A3082 Establishes Medicaid program to provide housing-related services to indi... This bill establishes a Medicaid program to provide housing-related services to individuals experiencing chronic homelessness. The program would include State-level collaborative activities, intended to develop closer rel...
A3075 Requires NJT to limit fare increases under its discount program for seni... This bill, designated as the "Fare Affordability and Ridership Empowerment (FARE) Act," places restrictions on the amount that the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) may increase the cost of a discounted fare for...
A3080 Requires DHS to ensure that expedited benefits under Supplemental Nutrit... This bill provides that the Department of Human Services is to ensure that an expedited application for benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program, formerly known as the Food Stamp program...
A3077 Revises procedures for processing incomplete Medicaid applications; exem... This bill permits individuals to transfer up to $500 in assets per calendar month during the 60 month look back period prior to receiving Medicaid coverage for long-term care services without being subject to a period of ...
A3078 Provides for receipts for applications for Supplemental Nutrition Assist... This bill provides for applicants for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also called food stamps) to receive a receipt when they apply for the program. Under the bill, a county welfare agency, county boa...
A3328 Conditions appropriation for State professional boards on expenditure of... This bill amends budget language in the Fiscal Year 2016 annual appropriations act to ensure that the $250,000 allocated to the Board of Nursing by a legislative resolution is expended by the board during the fiscal year ...
A3308 Prohibits placing primary election candidates into political party lines... The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the placement of primary election candidates on the ballot used in the election onto political party lines or onto a particular row or in a column that indicates endorsement by a pa...
A3304 Establishes three-year Medicaid home visitation demonstration project. This bill establishes a three-year Medicaid home visitation demonstration project. The project would be designed to provide ongoing health and parenting information, parent and family support, and links to essential healt...
A3152 Establishes requirements concerning necessary care of dogs, domestic com... This bill would make it a violation of the State animal cruelty laws to: 1) leave a cat, dog, or other domestic companion animal unattended outdoors when the outside ambient temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less or...
A3329 Requires issuance of conditional certifications for homemaker-home healt... This bill amends section 2 of P.L.1947, c.262 (C.45:11-24) to require the New Jersey Board of Nursing to review and determine conditional certification eligibility, issue a conditional certification within seven business ...
A3303 Increases Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavi... This bill, designated as the Mental Health Access Act, would increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for certain evidence-based behavioral health services under the State Medicaid program. Under the bill, reimbursement rate...
A3254 Requires school districts to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse an... This bill requires each school district to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education in grades preschool through 12 as part of the district's implementation of the Core Curric...
A3338 Dedicates one percent of cigarette and other tobacco products tax revenu... This bill would dedicate five percent of the total revenue from the State cigarette tax to anti-smoking programs operated by the Department of Health, beginning in fiscal year 2017. These programs received their highest l...
A3301 Regulates physician profiling programs used by managed care networks. This bill provides for the regulation of physician profiling programs operating in New Jersey. Physician profiling programs are relatively new, and are designed to evaluate physicians participating in managed care plan ne...
A3302 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to prospective stud... This bill would require four-year public and independent institutions of higher education to provide a financial aid "shopping sheet" to each prospective student as part of the school's financial aid offer to that student...
S1731 Permits municipality to establish civil penalty for smoking in public pl... This bill authorizes a municipality to adopt an ordinance that provides a civil penalty of up to $200 for smoking in a public place. The current law limits the discretion of a municipality in regard to imposing a penalty ...
AJR77 Designates October as "Dyslexia Awareness Month" in New Jersey. Designates October as "Dyslexia Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
A3367 Allows gross income tax deduction for 50% of contributions of $100 or mo... This bill allows qualified New Jersey taxpayers to deduct from their gross income an amount equal to 50% of a contribution of $100 or more, made to a qualified domestic violence shelter. Under the provisions of the bill, ...
A3364 Establishes NJ Task Force on Coordination Among Nonprofit Social Service... This bill establishes the New Jersey Task Force on Coordination Among Nonprofit Social Service Organizations. The purpose of the task force is to develop recommendations, through collaboration among representatives of Sta...
AJR76 Designates September "Affordable Housing Awareness Month." Designates September "Affordable Housing Awareness Month."
A2926 Repeals law suspending certain licenses, registrations and certification... This bill repeals sections 1 and 2 of P.L.1999, c.54, which stipulates that persons who are licensed by the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs or by the various professional and occupational boards located withi...
S1474 Requires teacher preparation program for instructional certificate to in... This bill provides that, in addition to any other requirements adopted by the State Board of Education for teacher preparation programs, the State board must require that the preparation program for an instructional certi...
S1710 Requires DOH to establish single license for facilities providing integr... This bill allows ambulatory care facilities, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), to provide integrated primary health care services, including behavioral health care services, under a single license. The...
A3074 Requires boil water notices to be provided by certain public water syste... This bill would require public water systems to provide prompt public notice when a boil water notice is in effect. Under the bill, the owner or operator of a public water system would be required to notify its affected c...
A3083 Establishes Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force to assess needs of persons wit... This bill establishes, in the Department of Health (DOH), the "Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force." The purpose of the task force will be to: monitor the prevalence of aphasia in New Jersey; assess the unmet needs of persons w...
A3076 Requires DHS to conduct follow-up study of former residents of North Pri... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to conduct or contract with another entity to conduct a follow-up study on the well-being of all former residents of the North Princeton Developmental Center (NPDC) ba...
ACR154 Strongly urges Congress to increase funding for Housing Choice Voucher P... Strongly urges Congress to increase funding for Housing Choice Voucher Program in federal FY 2017 to provide at least 70,000 additional vouchers.
A2367 Requires mental health evaluation for all animal cruelty offenders; desi... This bill amends current law to require a mental health evaluation for any animal cruelty offender, whether an adult or a juvenile, to be followed by mental health counseling if warranted by the evaluation. It is designat...
A2365 Creates gallery space on State House grounds for display of certain art ... This bill requires the State Capitol Joint Management Commission to designate space in the State House or on the grounds of the State House for the display of art work from each county in New Jersey. Each county will have...
A2303 Transfers Division of Mental Health Advocacy to DHS; re-titles director ... This bill, concerning mental health advocacy, would transfer the Division of Mental Health Advocacy from the Office of the Public Defender to the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services, within the Department of ...
A2373 Enacts new "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act"; repeals previous uni... This bill enacts the new "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act," (UIFSA) and repeals the existing "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act," which was adopted in New Jersey as P.L.1998, c.2 (C.2A:4-30.65 et seq.). UIFSA pr...
A2302 Requires at least one State developmental center in each region of State... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to ensure that at least one State developmental center is retained in each of the western, northern, central, and southern regions of the State. Under the bill, the we...
A2322 Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker ... This bill designated as "Leah's Law," requires the Division of Child Protection and Permanency in the Department of Children and Families to implement a caseworker safety intervention plan. The plan would, at a minimum: e...
A2285 Creates pilot program concerning domestic violence; creates additional S... This bill creates a three-year Domestic Violence Court Pilot Program in Monmouth and Camden counties. Any case involving domestic violence could be referred to the Domestic Violence Court. Judges assigned to the Domestic ...
A2364 Commences payment in lieu of taxes for tax exempt real property owned by... This bill requires payments in lieu of taxes for real property located in New Jersey which is owned by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ("port authority") and which is tax exempt. Specifically, real property ...
A2484 Establishes loan redemption program for certain teachers under which the... This bill establishes the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Teacher Loan Redemption Program in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. The program would allow a person to redeem a port...
A2503 Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities; up... This bill, which is designated as "Stephen Komninos' Law," improves protections for individuals with developmental disabilities and provides for increased transparency of investigations conducted in connection w...
A2324 Authorizes special "We Support the Arts" license plates with proceeds to... This bill authorizes a support the arts license plate with proceeds to go to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The design of the license plate would be chosen by the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Veh...
SJR29 Designates one night in November of each year as a "Night of Conversatio... Designates one night in November of each year as a "Night of Conversation" about drug and alcohol addiction.
A2741 Authorizes municipal governing body to create and maintain list of munic... This bill authorizes a municipal governing body, by ordinance, to require the municipal clerk to create and maintain a list of municipal residents who identify themselves as being in need of special assistance in the even...
S1059 Permits amusement games license to be issued to holder of alcoholic beve... This bill would allow the holder of a special concessionaire permit, issued by the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, whose licensed premises is at least 20,000 square feet, to be eligible to be issue...
A2761 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to forgive student loans offered through the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program in the event of a student b...
A2739 Requires boards of education to include instruction, and adopt instructi... This bill requires each board of education to provide instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in an appropriate plac...
A2706 Requires board of education to unseal and announce contents of bids for ... This bill provides that when the board of education of a local or regional school district, county special services school district, county vocational school district, educational services commission or jointure commissio...
S1041 Requires DHS to develop timeline for use by individuals with development... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, or the commissioner's designee, in consultation with the Commissioner of Children and Families, the Commissioner of Community Affairs, the Commissioner of Education, ...
A2660 Requires State agencies to post Internet links to programs and services ... This bill requires that each State agency prominently display on its Internet homepage a link to any program, services, benefits, or informational resources that are provided by or through that agency and that are intende...
A2689 "Secure Schools for All Children Act"; establishes State aid program for... This bill is entitled the "Secure Schools for All Children Act." The bill establishes a State aid program for the provision of security services, equipment, or technology to help ensure a safe and secure school environmen...
S1066 Allows filing of birth certificate to be delayed for religious reasons, ... This bill would authorize the filing of a child's birth certificate to be delayed on the basis of the parent's religious beliefs. Current law requires a birth certificate to be filed within five days after the child's dat...
A2636 Requires school districts to provide instruction on awareness of eating ... This bill requires school districts to incorporate instruction that provides information on eating disorders that is age-appropriate in the health education curriculum for students in grades 6 through 12 as part of the di...
S1164 Exempts intraoperative monitoring services rendered during certain neuro... This bill provides that certain intraoperative monitoring (IOM) services are exempt from the prohibition against physicians referring patients for health care services in which the physician or the physician's family has ...
A2786 Requires teacher preparation program for instructional certificate to in... This bill provides that, in addition to any other requirements adopted by the State Board of Education for teacher preparation programs, the State board must require that the preparation program for an instructional certi...
A2627 Prohibits treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or sto... This bill prohibits, in New Jersey, the treatment, discharge, disposal, application to a roadway or other release into the environment, or storage of any wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other bypr...
A2325 Clarifies hoverboards are motorized skateboards. This bill clarifies that "hoverboards" are motorized skateboards subject to existing statutory requirements concerning skateboarding. A "motorized skateboard" is defined in current law as a skateboard that is propelled ot...
A2426 Regulates tethering and confinement of, and proper shelter for, dogs. This bill establishes specific requirements for tethering (section 2 of the bill) or confining a dog (section 5 of the bill), prohibits tethering of a dog under certain circumstances, an, and requires the owner or other p...
S1398 Expands infertility coverage under certain health insurance plans. This bill expands the availability of insurance coverage for infertility-related health benefits to certain women that are currently denied coverage for those benefits under certain health insurance plans. Under current l...
S1359 Guarantees full and equal access to all housing to disabled persons who ... This bill would guarantee, under the "Law Against Discrimination," full and equal access to all housing to disabled persons who retain their retired service or guide dog as a pet, and who also obtain a new service or guid...
S1475 Establishes three-year Medicaid home visitation demonstration project. This bill establishes a three-year Medicaid home visitation demonstration project. The project would be designed to provide ongoing health and parenting information, parent and family support, and links to essential healt...
A2801 Requires NJ State Council on Arts to establish "Artist District" designa... This bill would require the New Jersey State Council on the Arts to establish an "Artist District" designation for municipalities or areas within municipalities, to establish criteria for the designation, and to work with...
SCR78 Commemorates women's access to reproductive health care and annual anniv... Commemorates women's access to reproductive health care and annual anniversary of Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade. *
A2912 Provides for Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for mental health servi... This bill provides that, subject to approval by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, the State Medicaid program is to include coverage for telepsychiatry, which provides for an exchange of information by t...
S1640 Establishes requirements concerning necessary care of dogs, domestic com... This bill would make it a violation of the State animal cruelty laws to: 1) leave a cat, dog, or other domestic companion animal unattended outdoors when the outside ambient temperature is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less or...
A2963 "Protection for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Instituti... This bill is designed to provide protections for individuals with developmental disabilities residing in community residences for the developmentally disabled, developmental centers, private licensed facilities, and nursi...
A2919 Eliminates transfer inheritance tax and increases filing threshold and a... This bill repeals the transfer inheritance tax and amends the New Jersey estate tax to increase the filing threshold and applicable exclusion amounts in accordance with the provisions of federal tax law. The bill's new es...
S1651 Retitles State correction officer as State correctional police officer; ... This bill directs the Commissioner of Personnel to retitle the position of State correction officer positions to State correctional police officer. The bill also clarifies their law enforcement powers and their authority ...
A2354 Requires public institutions of higher education to submit proposed tuit... This bill requires the governing board of a public institution of higher education to submit the institution's proposed tuition and fee schedule for the academic year to the Secretary of Higher Education for review prior ...
A2312 Requires all personal audio players distributed in New Jersey to contain... This bill is in response to the harmful volume levels at which users of portable audio players (e.g., MP3 players or iPods) are able to listen. Many of these portable audio players can be listened to at volumes of up to 1...
A2315 Requires certain parking garages to have on-site emergency vehicle capab... This bill requires parking garages with clearance levels that prevent access by ambulances to have on-site an appropriately equipped emergency transport vehicle that can access every level of the parking garage for the pu...
A2272 Eliminates restriction on placement of special education students in sec... This bill revises current law at N.J.S.18A:46-14 which lists the types of programs and facilities that may be utilized by a public school district to provide educational services to special education students. Currently a...
A2350 Requires DHS to develop or purchase electronic health record system for ... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, or the commissioner's designee, to develop or purchase, and make available free of charge, an electronic health record system to each community provider agency provid...
ACR120 Supports efforts of Governors of New Jersey and New York to secure feder... Supports efforts of Governors of New Jersey and New York to secure federal funding for new Hudson River rail tunnel and endorses their proposal to designate PANYNJ as lead agency.
A2349 Provides that toll revenue generated from PANYNJ bridges shall not excee... This bill establishes the Port Authority Bridge Fund ("bridge fund"), which shall be a separate, special fund consisting of all revenue, tolls, and other charges collected by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ...
A2307 Authorizes issuance of restraining orders for situtations in which domes... This bill would authorize the issuance of restraining orders in situations for which the domestic violence statutes are inapplicable because the victim lacks a prior or existing spousal, household, or dating relationship ...
A2507 Requires establishment of processes to identify Medicaid eligible incarc... This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services, in consultation with the Commissioner of Corrections, county welfare agencies, and the county administrators of the county correction facilities, to establish a proce...
A2352 Requires Commissioner of Education to include data on chronic absenteeis... This bill requires that, in the event that 10 percent or more of the students enrolled in a public school are chronically absent, the school must convene a Chronic Absenteeism Coalition. The coalition must include at leas...
A2301 Imposes moratorium on DHS transitions and transfers of residents of Stat... This bill imposes a moratorium on the transition of a resident of a State developmental center to a new location at the developmental center, or the transfer of the resident to a new residential placement, because of an i...
A2297 Requires health insurance coverage for contraceptives to include prescri... This bill amends P.L.2005, c.251, the statute requiring health insurers that provide coverage for outpatient prescription drugs to cover prescription female contraceptives, to include a requirement for coverage of dispens...
A2464 Establishes State park passport to promote outdoor recreation, education... The bill would require the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to establish a State park passport to promote outdoor recreation, education, and visitation to State parks, forests, and historic sites. The passport wou...
ACR127 Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlemen... Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlements and awards in cases of environmental contamination relating to natural resource damages for certain environmental purposes.*
A2288 Exempts nursing mothers from jury duty. This bill exempts nursing mothers from jury duty. Under current law, nursing mothers are not explicitly exempted from jury duty, which can present a hardship to mothers who are nursing or expressing milk for their babies....
S974 Provides for registration and accreditation of human milk banks. This bill provides for the registration and accreditation of human milk banks. As defined in the bill, "human milk bank" means an organized service that provides for the selection of a donor of human breast milk...
ACR130 Urges federal Food and Nutrition Service to relax certain time limits in... Urges federal Food and Nutrition Service to relax certain time limits in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program under certain circumstances.
SCR47 Urges federal Food and Nutrition Service to relax certain time limits in... Urges federal Food and Nutrition Service to relax certain time limits in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program under certain circumstances.
A2568 Extends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance. This bill would exclude individuals who meet certain criteria from time limits on the provision of emergency assistance benefits. Currently, individuals who are: the parent or relative of a disabled dependent who is provi...
A2562 "Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act"; enhances film and digita... This bill, designated as the "Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act," enhances the corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for qualified film and digital media content production expenses, revises and...
S995 Enacts new "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act"; repeals previous uni... This bill enacts the new "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act," (UIFSA) and repeals the existing "Uniform Interstate Family Support Act," which was adopted in New Jersey as P.L.1998, c.2 (C.2A:4-30.65 et seq.). UIFSA pr...
S993 Permits DHS to request waiver of time limits for certain Supplemental Nu... This bill would require that, immediately upon enactment of the bill and at least once annually, the Commissioner of Human Services must conduct a review of available data on labor and employment in the State to determine...
S983 Extends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance. This bill would exclude individuals who meet certain criteria from time limits on the provision of emergency assistance benefits. Currently, individuals who are: the parent or relative of a disabled dependent who is provi...
S992 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A2777 Requires DHS to request waiver of time limits for certain Supplemental N... This bill would require that, immediately upon enactment of the bill and at least once annually, the Commissioner of Human Services must conduct a review of available data on labor and employment in the State to determine...
A2750 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. This bill modifies current law, including the Law Against Discrimination, P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) ("LAD"), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women. The bill a...
A2665 Extends health benefits coverage of a newborn infant. This bill extends the time period in which newly born children are covered under their parents' health benefits coverage to 60 days after birth. Current law limits the coverage of newly born children to 30 days from their...
A2769 Requires fire suppression and alarm systems in certain group homes. This bill requires the installation of automatic residential fire suppression systems and fire alarm protection systems in the common areas (including, but not limited to, the hallways and living, dining, and kitchen area...
A2669 Provides credit under corporation business tax and gross income tax for ... This bill establishes a corporation business tax credit and a gross income tax credit for costs incurred in the construction of an eligible building qualifying as a silver level building, a gold level building, or a plati...
A2572 Provides for implementation of full-day preschool programs in additional... Under the provisions of the "School Funding Reform Act of 2008" (SFRA), P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.), school districts classified in District Factor Groups (DFG) A or B, or districts classified in DFG CD having a ...
A2589 Consolidates various municipalities into the new municipalities of Seasi... This bill would consolidate the Borough of Mantoloking in Ocean County, the Borough of Lavallette in Ocean County, the Borough of Seaside Heights in Ocean County, the Borough of Seaside Park in Ocean County, Brick Ocean B...
A2360 Requires owner of railroad bridge to submit bridge inspection records to... This bill requires railroad companies owning, leasing, or controlling the right-of-way for bridges in this State to annually submit to the Commissioner of Transportation: a copy of any bridge inspection report completed p...
A2362 Establishes Developmental Disability Awareness license plates; dedicates... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (commission) to issue special Developmental Disability Awareness license plates to persons who wish to show their support for people with developmental disabiliti...
A2506 Requires that certain motor vehicle surcharge revenues be dedicated to t... This bill requires that State motor vehicle surcharge revenues collected pursuant to P.L.2004, c.70 (C.34:1B-21.23 et al.) that are in excess of the amount necessary to pay the principal and interest on motor vehicle surc...
A2276 Requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to... This bill requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to complete a course on financial literacy. Under the bill, beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, the governing board of a public insti...
A2286 Bars domestic violence defendants from participation in Pretrial Interve... This bill would prohibit a defendant charged with a crime or offense involving domestic violence from entering Pretrial Intervention (PTI). At present, a number of criteria are considered by prosecutors and supervisory tr...
A2273 Requires State Auditor to report on finances of public institutions of h... This bill requires the State Auditor to conduct a study of the finances of each public institution of higher education, and to report on the study results within 18 months of the effective date of the bill. The public ins...
A2356 Requires medical examination and submission of student work portfolios f... This bill requires the parent of a home-schooled child to provide certain information to the resident school district each school year. Under the bill, the parent must submit to the superintendent of the resident school d...
A2368 Permits municipality to establish civil penalty for smoking in public pl... This bill authorizes a municipality to adopt an ordinance that provides a civil penalty of up to $200 for smoking in a public place. The current law limits the discretion of a municipality in regard to imposing a penalty ...
AR75 Urges Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to implement frequency-b... Urges Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to implement frequency-based discounted toll plan for certain New Jersey residents.
A2293 Requires AG to study use of stun guns by Human Services police officers. This bill requires the Attorney General to conduct a study and make recommendations concerning the carrying and use of conducted energy devices, commonly referred to as stun guns or Tasers, by members of the Department of...
A2477 "Drama therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act." This bill provides for the licensure of clinical drama therapists, associate drama therapists, clinical dance/movement therapists, and associate dance/movement therapists. The bill also establishes a Drama Therapy and Dan...
A2295 Increases loss ratio reporting and disclosure requirements for carriers ... This bill applies enhanced reporting and public disclosure requirements to the 80% loss ratio requirements currently applicable to carriers offering individual and small group health insurance plans in the State. The bill...
A2291 Requires an application fee to be paid to the DOE when applying to estab... This bill would require an applicant seeking to establish a charter school to pay an application fee to the Commissioner of Education. The bill provides that the State Board of Education would set the amount of the applic...
A2279 Requires State contracts for internet software to include indefinite sup... This bill would require every State contract for internet software to include ongoing support from the manufacturer or vendor of such software. If support services for internet software are discontinued, the manufacturer ...
A2292 Requires review of Core Curriculum Content Standards to ensure guidence ... This bill requires that the Department of Education conduct a review of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education to ensure that guidance for substance abuse instruction incorpor...
A2268 Prohibits person from serving as officer of more than two political camp... This bill prohibits a person from simultaneously being the chairman, treasurer, deputy treasurer, or other officer of more than two political committees, continuing political committees, political party committees, candid...
A2351 Requires institution of higher education to provide victim-centered trai... This bill requires each institution of higher education to annually provide victim-centered training to an employee of the institution who is involved in the receipt of a report made by a student who is the victim of an a...
A2313 Requires health insurers, SHBP, and SEHBP health benefits coverage for e... This bill requires hospital, medical, and health service corporations, individual, small employer and large group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, the State Health Benefits Program, and the School Employ...
A2338 Revises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for ... This bill prohibits any person from selling, offering for sale, transferring, exchanging, or bartering a cat or dog, or otherwise engaging in a transaction concerning a cat or dog, unless the transaction is a face-to-face...
A2294 Expands civil rights protections to include breastfeeding; requires empl... This bill expands certain civil rights protections under the "Law Against Discrimination" P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.) to include breastfeeding and expressing milk or related medical conditions. Under this...
A2317 Establishes Become A Nurse license plates and dedicates fees for nursing... This bill requires the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to issue a special Become A Nurse license plate. In addition to the registration number and other markings or identification pres...
A2269 Requires nursing homes to provide training to staff in behavioral health... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services, to establish a training program for nursing home staff (certified nurse aides, licensed practical nurses, registered ...
ACR121 Memorializes Congress to enact legislation to provide Medicare coverage ... Memorializes Congress to enact legislation to provide Medicare coverage for incontinence products.
A2298 Requires certain health benefits plans to provide treatment for behavior... This bill requires hospital, medical and health service corporations, commercial insurers, health maintenance organizations, health benefits plans issued pursuant to the New Jersey Individual Health Coverage and Small Emp...
A2320 Raises minimum age for purchase and sale of tobacco products and electro... This bill raises the minimum age for purchasing tobacco and electronic smoking devices from 19 to 21 years, and raises the minimum age from 19 to 21 years of a person to whom a vendor may sell, offer for sale, distribute,...
A2316 Establishes "School Bus Safety and Child Protection Act;" requires perio... This bill establishes the "School Bus Safety and Child Protection Act," which requires criminal background checks for certain school employees and prohibits interference with school bus monitoring devices. The bill makes ...
A2308 Authorizes court to include in domestic violence restraining orders a pr... This bill would permit courts to include in domestic violence protection orders a provision indicating that, when a victim is pregnant, the provisions of the protection order will apply to the victim's child immediately u...
A2305 Requires retailers to post warnings of lead poisoning from improper pain... This bill requires retailers who sell paint or other supplies intended for the removal of paint to display posters warning of lead poisoning that could result from the improper removal of paint. At a minimum, the signs mu...
A2281 The "Smart Container Act." The proposed "Smart Container Act" would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent deposit on such beverage containers o...
A2278 Prohibits distribution of images and information produced by red light c... This bill prohibits municipalities participating in the traffic control signal monitoring system (red light camera) pilot program from distributing, whether for profit or otherwise, to any person or entity other than a ve...
A2337 Requires health insurers to limit patient cost-sharing and provide appea... This bill requires certain health insurers, under certain policies or contracts that provide coverage for prescription drugs, to place limitations on covered persons' cost sharing for prescription drugs. The bill's provis...
A2329 Establishes certain standards for health benefits plans with tiered netw... This bill places certain requirements on carriers offering health benefits plans with a tiered network. A tiered network is a managed care plan provider network with more than one level or tier of in-network benefits, bas...
A2289 Requires DHS to develop specific criteria for eligibility of individuals... This bill concerns adult day health services and individuals with developmental disabilities, and requires the Commissioner of Human Services to develop an assessment instrument and adopt regulations based on criteria spe...
A2508 Revises statutes concerning permissible length of time between certain p... This bill would revise statutes concerning permissible length of time between public questions in municipalities operating under the "Optional Municipal Charter Law," and the commission, town, and municipal manager forms ...
A2359 Requires funds collected through societal benefits charge not allocated ... This bill provides that all funds collected in relation to the societal benefits charge (SBC) which, as of the commencement of each State fiscal year, have not been allocated to the electric and gas public utilities and, ...
A2263 Requires hepatitis B to be considered a priority under "Eliminating Heal... This bill requires that the New Jersey Office on Minority and Multicultural Health (OMMH) in the Department of Health include hepatitis B as a priority condition under the "Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative." The ...
ACR126 Dedicates fines and settlements from environmental violations for enviro... Dedicates fines and settlements from environmental violations for environmental purposes.
A2264 Requires first responders to transport persons treated for drug overdose... This bill requires first responders, including law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical responders, who administer an opioid antidote or provide other emergency treatment to a person experiencing a dr...
A2284 Concerns the delivery and oversight of coverage under certain health ben... This bill concerns the delivery and oversight of coverage under various health benefits plans by mandating the issuance of identification cards, standardizing contract forms and enhancing contractual obligations between c...
A2306 Expands crime of invasion of privacy to include "upskirting"; photograph... This bill would expand the crime of invasion of privacy to include "upskirting": photographing or filming the image of the undergarment-clad intimate parts of another, or disclosing such an image. Currently, section 1 of ...
A2363 Requires NJT to remove snow from certain stops, stations, and stands for... This bill requires the New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit) to provide for the removal of snow from all stops, stations, and stands used for the loading and unloading of passengers of motorbus regular route...
A2283 Imposes tax on petroleum received by rail at marine terminals, storage o... This bill would impose a tax of $0.065 on petroleum and petroleum products received by rail at marine terminals, storage or transfer terminals, and refineries to fund local government emergency preparedness and response t...
A2309 Directs portion of Unclaimed Child Support Trust Fund be used to balance... This bill addresses a potential fiscal shortfall which can occur over time with respect to the funding of the State agency responsible for child support disbursements, which may be either the Administrative Office of the ...
A2358 Removes monk parakeet from list of potentially dangerous species. This bill would provide that the monk parakeet (Myiopsitta spp.) shall not be considered or listed by the Department of Environmental Protection or any other State agency as a potentially dangerous species. The bill also ...
A2326 Designates cheerleading as interscholastic sport; requires safety harnes... The bill requires the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) to establish cheerleading as an interscholastic athletic program, and requires certain health clubs (e.g. gyms and fitness centers) to h...
A2505 Provides that information technology professionals who find child pornog... This bill provides that information technology professionals and employees of public entities who find child pornography on computers must report the finding to law enforcement. In addition, the bill provides that any oth...
A2366 Establishes animal importer registration, and animal grooming facility a... This bill requires registration and reporting of certain information by animal importers, and municipal licensing of animal grooming facilities and animal training facilities. Any person who brings a cat or dog into the S...
A2361 Prohibits snowplow operators from depositing snow in front of certain ac... This bill prohibits snowplow operators or operators of equipment used for the removal of snow on a public roadway, public walkway, or on private property open to the public or to which the public is invited, from depositi...
A2280 Increases from 17 to 21 public members of New Jersey State Council on th... This bill increases from 17 to 21 the number of public members serving on the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and specifies appointment criteria for the four newly-appointed members. Under the bill, of the four addi...
A1658 Requires DCA to make information on homeless prevention programs and ser... This bill requires the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to prepare and make available on the department's Internet website, in an easily printable format, information on all municipal, county, State, or federal homel...
A831 Establishes "Fund to Prevent Use of Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Devic... This bill establishes the "Fund to Prevent Use of Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Devices" in the Department of the Treasury for the purpose of supporting activities to prevent such use in the State, and promotin...
A1469 Requires health benefits coverage for adolescent depression screenings.* This bill requires insurance coverage for expenses incurred in screening patients who are under 18 years of age for depression, including, but not limited to, a depression screening performed by a pediatrician using a nat...
A852 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax re... This bill provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support United Way of New Jersey. The bill establishes a special fund in the Department of the Treasury, to be known as the "Unite...
A925 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by state in companies ... This bill prohibits the investment of New Jersey public employee retirement funds in any company that boycotts, divests, or sanctions Israel or Israeli businesses. The bill does not apply to the activities of any company ...
A1135 Requires institution of higher education to annually report total number... This bill requires each institution of higher education to annually report to the Secretary of Higher Education and the Attorney General the total number of allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence made by or m...
A2207 Extends certain employment protections to professional cheerleaders. This bill extends certain employment protections to professional cheerleaders. Under the bill, professional cheerleaders are individuals who perform acrobatics, dance, or gymnastics exercises on a recurring basis that is ...
A2249 Increases State hotel and motel occupancy fee revenues required to be an... This bill increases the amount of State revenues that are required by law to be annually appropriated to fund certain arts and cultural, historical, and tourism-related programs and activities. Under current law, the Stat...
ACR1 Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize Legislature to permit by ... Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize Legislature to permit by law establishment and operation of casinos in certain counties.
A2185 Establishes mandatory domestic violence training for municipal prosecutors. This bill amends the existing statute concerning training programs for municipal prosecutors. Presently, section 10 of P.L. 1999, c.349 authorizes the Attorney General, in consultation with the county and municipal prosec...
A2205 Requires NJT to provide locations at bus terminals and rail stations whe... This bill requires the New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ Transit) to provide locations where bicycles may be safely secured at each major bus terminal, rail station, and rail terminal owned or operated by NJ Transit. Fur...
A2189 Concerns standard for involuntary commitment to outpatient treatment.* This bill establishes a standard for involuntary commitment to outpatient treatment separate from inpatient treatment. It includes a requirement that adults with mental illness need outpatient care in the community becaus...
AJR50 Designates May of each year as "Youth Smoking Prevention and Awareness M... Designates May of each year as "Youth Smoking Prevention and Awareness Month."
ACR119 Commemorates women's access to reproductive health care and annual anniv... Commemorates women's access to reproductive health care and annual anniversary of Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade. *
A2223 Establishes Main Street Economic Growth Program to encourage business de... This bill establishes in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) the "Main Street Economic Growth Program" (program) for the purpose of providing financial and technical assistance to a business located in a M...
A2262 Requires DOH to develop New Jersey Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care. This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to gather and compile information necessary to develop a New Jersey Report Card of Hospital Maternity Care. The report card is to be designed to inform members of the public a...
A2265 Establishes framework for cybersecurity information sharing and prepared... Creates NJ Cybersecurity Commission; appropriates $50,000.
A2357 Designates four State songs. This bill would designate four songs as the State songs of New Jersey. The bill designates each song as either the State anthem, children's song, popular song, or ballad. Additionally, the bill requires the Secretary of S...
ACR122 Urges Congress to amend the "Communication Decency Act of 1996." Urges Congress to amend the "Communication Decency Act of 1996."
A2299 Establishes the "Healthy Workplace Act." This bill, the "Healthy Workplace Act," makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to subject an employee to abusive conduct or to permit an abusive work environment. Moreover, it makes it an unlawful employ...
AR70 Urges PANYNJ to implement new bus terminal plan. Urges PANYNJ to implement new bus terminal plan.
A2287 Establishes the "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights." This bill would establish a "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights" for victims of sexual violence. The bill would also require certain public employees to facilitate access to services for victims of sexual violence. Th...
AR74 Urges PANYNJ to restore fares and tolls to 2011 levels. Urges PANYNJ to restore fares and tolls to 2011 levels.
A2372 "Red Mascara Act;" designates five State songs.* This bill would designate five songs as the State songs of New Jersey. The bill designates each song as the State Song, State Anthem, State Children's Song, State Ballad, or State Popular Song. Additionally, the bill woul...
A2504 "Innovative Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act." This bill, designated the "Innovative Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act," requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to encourage the establishment of a wide variety of innovative ser...
A2296 Permits pharmacists to prescribe self-administered hormonal contraceptiv... This bill supplements the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," P.L.2003, c.280 (C.45:14-40 et seq.) to allow pharmacists to issue prescriptions for and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptives in accordance with ...
AR72 Urges US DOT to prohibit transport of crude oil through certain populate... Urges US DOT to prohibit transport of crude oil through certain populated areas.
A2274 Establishes maximum payment to virtual charter schools and requires Stat... This bill provides a mechanism for funding virtual charter schools. Under current law, a charter school receives, from the school district of residence, an amount equal 90% of the tax levy per pupil, adjusted for inflatio...
A2318 Allows municipality to establish reserved parking zone on property adjac... Under current law, municipalities are authorized to establish restricted parking zones in front of the home of a resident with a disability who has been issued a wheel chair license plate or hanging placard. This bill per...
A2330 Permits use of virtual instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year r... Under current law, a school district, county vocational school district, or county special services school district must be open for 180 days each school year in order to qualify for State aid. In the event that a school ...
A2267 Requires forms and materials for individuals with developmental disabili... This bill requires the Commissioners of Children and Families and Human Services to cause all forms, materials, and other relevant information concerning services and supports available for, and provided to, persons with ...
A2282 Limits easement, acquired by the State or local government unit, for use... This bill would provide that if an easement is acquired on beachfront property by the State or a local government unit for the purpose of dune construction or beach replenishment, the easement must be limited to allowing ...
A2323 Prohibits the restraint of prisoners during and immediately after childb... This bill would prohibit the restraint of women prisoners during and immediately after childbirth. Under the bill, correctional facility staff or medical providers would not be permitted to apply restraints to a female pr...
A2314 Establishes right of sexual assault victim to notification of certain de... This bill requires sexual assault victims to be notified of certain developments concerning the evidence in their case. Specifically, the bill expands the State's Crime Victim's Bill of Rights to give sexual assault victi...
A2411 Prohibits issuance of DEP permits and approvals for development related ... This bill would prohibit the Commissioner of Environmental Protection from issuing any permit or other form of approval pursuant to R.S.12:5-3, "The Wetlands Act of 1970," P.L.1970, c.272 (C.13:9A-1 et seq.), and the "Coa...
A2300 Establishes procedures and standards regarding public services privatiza... The purpose of this bill is to ensure that no public services are privatized unless there are cost savings which are not based on increased charges or reduced services to the public, or lowered workforce standards. Each p...
A2328 Requires health insurance carriers to comply with certain network adequa... This bill requires health insurance carriers to comply with certain network adequacy requirements. The bill prohibits the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance from issuing conditional approval of provider network adequac...
A2327 Places moratorium on implementation of certain tiered network health ben... This bill places a moratorium on the implementation of any managed care health benefits plan with more than one level or tier of in-network benefits that has been offered for the first time in calendar year 2015 and which...
A2498 Requires each public institution of higher education to post its budget ... This bill requires each public institution of higher education to post by August 15 of each year its budget for the upcoming academic year on the institution's website for public inspection. The institution is also requir...
A2369 Requires retail pharmacies to stock and dispense emergency contraception. This bill amends the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," to require retail pharmacies to stock emergency contraception (EC) in pill form and sell or dispense the prescription drug, as applicable, to any person i...
A2270 Permits change in case manager for persons with developmental disabiliti... This bill provides that a guardian or "authorized family member" of a person with a developmental disability may request the Department of Human Services (DHS) to assign a different case manager to the person wi...
A2261 "Revised State Medical Examiner Act"; establishes Office of the Chief St... This bill, designated as the "Revised State Medical Examiner Act," repeals the "State Medical Examiner Act" P.L.1967, c.234 (N.J.S.A.52:17B-78 et seq.), and establishes the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner in, b...
A2271 Requires institutions of higher education to adopt affirmative consent s... This bill requires institutions of higher education to adopt an affirmative consent standard and numerous other policies regarding sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Under the bill, in order...
A2321 Prohibits certain elected public office holders from simultaneously hold... The bill prohibits the continued simultaneous holding of more than one elective public office in this State by an official who held more than one such office on February 1, 2008. Current law permits such elected officials...
AR71 Urges Congress not to cut funds from federal Preschool Development Grant... Urges Congress not to cut funds from federal Preschool Development Grant Program.
A2277 Requires DOT to issue guidance on certain aspects of red light camera pi... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation to issue guidance concerning the implementation of the traffic control signal monitoring ("red light camera") pilot program. The guidance is to include: a description ...
A2266 Provides for oversight of DHS contracts with providers serving persons w... This bill provides for oversight of the contracts the Department of Human Services (DHS) enters into with providers serving persons with developmental disabilities who are eligible for services from the Division of Develo...
A2463 Requires owner or operator of certain trains to have discharge response,... This bill requires the owner or operator of a high hazard train traveling on any railroad track within this State to submit to the Department of Environmental Protection within six months of the effective date of the bill...
A2509 Revises procedure for issuance of amended birth certificate for person w... This bill revises the requirements for obtaining an amended certificate of birth due to a change in sex. The bill provides that the State registrar of vital statistics shall issue an amended certificate of birth to a pers...
A2290 Authorizes board of education to establish community service credit prog... This bill authorizes a board of education that includes grades 9 through 12 to establish a community service credit program. The program will allow a high school student to earn credit as an optional elective towards the ...
A2355 Authorizes public institution of higher education to establish in-munici... This bill authorizes a public institution of higher education to establish an in-municipality tuition rate for a student who graduates from a public high school located in the same municipality in which a campus of the in...
A2310 Establishes the authority of the court to order electronic monitoring of... This bill establishes the authority of the court to order electronic monitoring of a defendant found guilty of a crime or offense involving domestic violence when a condition of sentence restricts the defendant's ability ...
A2414 Establishes certain minimum and maximum temperatures in emergency shelte... This bill requires that the temperature within emergency shelters, rooming and boarding houses, dementia care homes, nursing homes, and residential health care facilities be maintained within a range of 65 through 81 degr...
A2304 Expands the means to obtain a protective order for a minor. This bill makes various changes to the laws concerning protective orders related to child abuse to make them more similar to the laws concerning protective orders related to domestic violence. Section 1 of the bill clarif...
A2275 Establishes a three-year moratorium on the establishment of new charter ... This bill provides that for a three-year period following the bill's effective date, the Commissioner of Education will not approve any application for the establishment of a charter school. At the end of the three-year p...
A2334 Requires DOH to issue standing order authorizing pharmacists to dispense... This bill would expand public access to opioid antidotes, such as naloxone hydrochloride, by supplementing the "New Jersey Pharmacy Practice Act," P.L.2003, c.280 (C.45:14-40 et seq.) and amending the provisions of the "O...
A2353 Establishes measures to deter steroid use among students; appropriates $... This bill establishes measures to deter the use of steroids and performance enhancing supplements among the State's middle school and high school students. The bill implements the recommendations of the December 2005 repo...
AR69 Urges institutions of higher education to offer a required undergraduate... Urges institutions of higher education to offer a required undergraduate course on financial literacy.
A2442 Establishes Capture, Control, and Conserve Reward Rebate Program in DEP ... This bill directs the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a Capture, Control, and Conserve Reward Rebate Program within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the department for th...
A2319 Clarifies juvenile's right to attorney representation; requires 12-month... Under current law, a juvenile has a right to an attorney at every critical stage of a court proceeding in a delinquency case. This bill clarifies that a juvenile has a right to an attorney during every court appearance by...
A1461 Establishes Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Study Advisory Council.* This bill creates a Pedestrian Safety Study Commission to study and report on the issue of pedestrian safety in New Jersey. In conducting its inquiry, the commission is to study and analyze: the rights, duties, and respon...
A896 Revises penalties for a school bus driver who leaves a pupil on a school... Under P.L.2007, c.77 (C.18A:39-28 et seq.), a school bus driver must visually inspect the school bus to which he is assigned at the end of the transportation route to determine that no pupil has been left on the bus. Curr...
A888 Establishes "New Jersey Task Force on Tiered Health Insurance Networks." This bill establishes the "New Jersey Task Force on Tiered Health Insurance Networks." The purpose of the task force is to study the recent trend towards tiered health insurance networks, identify the impact of ...
A313 Requires certain additional school district personnel to complete traini... Under current law, public school teaching staff members receive instruction in suicide prevention as part of their professional development requirements. This bill provides that a school district employee who is not subje...
A907 Establishes the New Jersey Task Force on Domestic Violence and Abuse. This bill would create a 16 member task force to review current law, practices, and procedures in New Jersey concerning domestic violence and abuse. The task force would include the Commissioners of Children and Families,...
A614 Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD. This bill will dedicate workforce development funds for a New Jersey STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The program will be designed by the department in consultatio...
A1047 Establishes crime of participation in criminal street gang initiation ri... This bill establishes the crime of participation in a criminal street gang initiation ritual. A person is guilty of participation in a criminal street gang initiation ritual if he or she, as a prerequisite to joining or a...
A1426 Establishes commission to approve personaliized handguns; requires firea... This bill requires retailers to sell personalized handguns, also known as "smart guns," in the same manner as other handguns. A personalized handgun is designed so that it may only be fired by an authorized or recognized ...
A423 Exempts principal residences from the transfer inheritance and estate ta... This bill exempts principal residences from the transfer inheritance and estate taxes. The purpose of this bill is to prevent accumulated wealth in the form of home ownership from triggering New Jersey's legacy taxes. As ...
A1875 "HOPE Initiative Act;" requires establishment of public awareness campai... This bill would require the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Department of Human Services to establish and oversee a public awareness campaign that would be known as the "Heroin and Opioid Drug Publ...
A1869 Establishes Chief Diversity Officer to monitor participation by minority... This bill establishes in the State Department of the Treasury a Division of Minority and Women Business Development to be headed by a State Chief Disparity Officer. The division will administer and monitor policies, pract...
AJR40 Designates Saturday following Thanksgiving of each year as "Small Busine... Designates Saturday following Thanksgiving of each year as "Small Business Saturday."
A1136 Prohibits disclosure of personal information pertaining to certain healt... This bill would prohibit the disclosure of personal information pertaining to certain health care workers who are assaulted by a patient or resident of a health care facility. According to data from the U.S. Department of...
A152 Increases personal needs allowance to at least $50 for low-income person... This bill increases to a minimum of $50 the monthly personal needs allowance (PNA) which may be provided to persons who reside in nursing facilities, State or county psychiatric hospitals, and State developmental centers ...
A895 "Reproductive Donation Safety Act." This bill provides for the regulation of semen banks and semen donation in New Jersey. The bill provides specifically as follows: · A person is not to operate or conduct a semen bank in this State unless licensed by the C...
A1849 Revises laws concerning real estate licensees. This bill makes various revisions to the laws concerning real estate licensees. This bill predicates the disqualification of real estate licenses issued to certain individuals based upon the conviction of any sex offense ...
A892 Makes harassment by electronic means a crime of the fourth degree. This bill is intended to address the problem of cyberbullying. It would amend N.J.S.2C:33-4 to upgrade the crime of harassment under certain circumstances from a petty disorderly persons offense to a crime of the fourth d...
A1193 Prohibits awarding alimony to domestic violence offenders; permits termi... This bill would prohibit an award of alimony to a person convicted of a crime or offense involving domestic violence by the victim of that crime or offense. If the recipient of an existing alimony award is subsequently co...
A840 Establishes minimum certified nurse aide-to-resident ratios in nursing h... This bill establishes minimum ratios for the number of certified nurse aides (CNAs) to the number of residents in nursing homes. Under current regulations, the Department of Health requires nursing homes to meet a minimum...
A914 Authorizes free fishing licenses for persons with disabilities. This bill authorizes free fishing licenses for persons with disabilities who are residents of this State. A "person with a disability" is any person who has been determined disabled pursuant to the federal Social Security...
A924 Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities thr... This bill is intended to improve protections for individuals with developmental disabilities and provide for increased transparency of investigations conducted in connection with an allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploi...
A1835 Exempts intraoperative monitoring services rendered during certain neuro... This bill provides that certain intraoperative monitoring (IOM) services are exempt from the prohibition against physicians referring patients for health care services in which the physician or the physician's family has ...
A1438 Requires BPU to establish Energy Efficiency Leadership awards program. This bill would require the Board of Public Utilities (BPU), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, to establish an Energy Efficiency Leadership awards program to recognize State agencies, departments, divis...
A1650 Allows certain students including undocumented immigrants who meet certa... This bill allows a student who meets the requirements established under P.L.2013, c.170 (C.18A:62-4.4) to apply for, and participate in, any student financial aid program administered by the Higher Education Student Assis...
ACR55 Memorializes Congress to support efforts to increase allocation of Low I... Memorializes Congress to support efforts to increase allocation of Low Income Housing Tax Credits and New Market Tax Credits in declared Hurricane Sandy disaster areas.
AJR38 Designates The Growing Stage Children's Theatre of New Jersey as New Jer... Designates The Growing Stage Children's Theatre of New Jersey as New Jersey State children's theatre.
A1825 Directs poison control and drug information program to establish clearin... This bill expands the responsibilities of the State's poison control and drug information program ("program"), in order to facilitate the gathering and analysis of Statewide information related to drug overdoses, and fost...
A1444 "Wage Transparency Act"; requires reporting of public contractor employm... This bill requires any employer that enters into a contract with the State, including any contract that is subject to the requirements of the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act," P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et s...
A918 Requires hospital patient's medical record to include notation if patien... This bill provides that a hospital is to require a health care professional, at the time of taking a medical history or performing a physical examination of a patient admitted to an emergency room or the hospital, to incl...
A1427 Permits increase in municipal free public library tax upon voter approval. This bill would allow the voters of a municipality to approve an increase in the municipal free public library tax. The bill would provide critical support for struggling free public libraries, including joint free public...
A1440 Provides gross income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred f... This bill, designated as the Caregiver's Assistance Act, provides a gross income tax credit to qualified caregivers, including resident taxpayers and resident individuals, who pay or incur qualified care expenses for the ...
A620 Requires health care practitioners to discuss risk of addiction when pre... This bill requires health care practitioners to discuss the addiction potential of certain drugs prior to issuing a prescription for the drug to a patient who is under 18 years of age. The practitioner will have this disc...
A2056 Requires posting of information about availability of services from subs... This bill requires each licensed residential or outpatient substance abuse treatment facility in the State to provide the county health department of the county in which the facility is located with certain information ab...
A1977 Requires health benefits coverage for mammograms for women under 40 who ... This bill requires health insurers, including health, hospital, and medical service corporations; commercial individual, small employer, and larger group health insurers; health maintenance organizations; and the State He...
A1420 Amends "Law Against Discrimination" to include crime victims as protecte... This bill adds crime victims as a protected status under this State's "Law Against Discrimination." Discrimination in the workplace and in public and private housing has become an additional burden crime victims bear as a...
A2071 Establishes artist bank to provide interest-free loans to artist colonie... This bill would establish the Artist Bank as a program to provide interest free loans to artist colonies in development in municipalities, communities or other areas with an emerging art presence. The program would be adm...
A1809 Provides for designation of surrogates to make health care decisions for... The purpose of this bill is to facilitate the making of health care decisions for patients in a general hospital, nursing home, or assisted living facility (health care facility) who have lost decision-making capacity. Th...
A2167 Establishes sexual assault training requirements for law enforcement off... This bill would establish mandatory sexual assault training for law enforcement officers. Under the provisions of the bill, the Division of Criminal Justice is to develop a training program and curriculum on the handling,...
A320 Establishes minimum Medicaid reimbursement rate for personal care services. This bill would set a minimum reimbursement rate of $15.50 per hour for Medicaid personal care services. The minimum rate would apply whether the services are provided in the Medicaid fee-for-service delivery system or th...
A2103 Clarifies DHS authority to regulate sober living homes and halfway house... This bill would amend the State's substance abuse treatment laws in relation to the regulation of sober living homes and halfway houses. In particular, the bill would expressly clarify that the existing statutory authorit...
A1819 Establishes Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Program. This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to establish the Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Program in the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services. The objective of the ...
A901 Requires electric, gas, and water public utilities to provide bill credi... This bill requires electric, gas, and water public utilities that provide service to facilities operated by volunteer fire companies, first aid, rescue, or emergency squads, or nonprofit homeless or domestic violence assi...
AJR22 Designates last full week of September of each year as "New Jersey Wine ... Designates last full week of September of each year as "New Jersey Wine Week."
A578 Requires candidates keep detailed records of how campaign funds are spen... The purpose of this bill is to require candidates to keep detailed records of how they spend campaign funds for the ordinary and necessary expenses of holding public office. Specifically, the bill requires each candidate,...
A680 Requires emergency action plans for delivery of oxygen to patient reside... This bill requires each pharmacy or other provider of oxygen or an oxygen delivery system, which has supplied oxygen or an oxygen delivery system to a patient, for use in the patient's residence, on an order from a licens...
A1212 Requires criminal history record background check for rifle and shotgun ... This bill requires all sales or other transfers of rifles and shotguns to be conducted through a retail dealer licensed under State law or a Federal Firearms Licensee. A person who sells or otherwise transfers a rifle or ...
A1447 Expands infertility coverage under certain health insurance plans. This bill expands the availability of insurance coverage for infertility-related health benefits to certain women that are currently denied coverage for those benefits under certain health insurance plans. Under current l...
A1459 "The Child and Family Suicide Prevention Act;" requires training related... This bill, which will be known as "The Child and Family Suicide Prevention Act," would require that licensed physicians, physician assistants, and advance practice nurses who regularly provide pediatric care in the specia...
A917 Requires State contracts to include provisions imposing penalties on ven... This bill provides that State contracts must include provisions imposing monetary or other penalties on a vendor or contractor for violations of the contract's requirements. The bill provides that the State Treasurer may ...
A921 Requires school districts to inform DOE of number of students in certain... This bill provides that beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, a school district will notify the Department of Education no later than September 1 each year of the number of students residing in the district who were pla...
A522 Exempts certain properties acquired by municipalities from county, schoo... This bill would exempt real property acquired by municipalities as part of a flood-prone property acquisition program from county, school, and fire district taxes immediately upon acquisition. Currently, if a municipality...
A452 Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental as... This bill would reserve a portion of the tenant-based rental assistance vouchers under the State rental assistance program (SRAP) for grants to veterans. Current law reserves a portion of SRAP funding for veterans who hav...
A922 Reforms PANYNJ; "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency ... This bill is to be known as the "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015." Officers The bill lists the officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (por...
A2160 Provides that President of Municipal Clerks' Association of New Jersey a... This bill increases the membership of the Government Records Council (GRC) from five to seven members. Currently, the GRC consists of five members: the Commissioner of Community Affairs; the Commissioner of Education; and...
A1832 Imposes a wholesale sales tax on electronic cigarettes and similar nicot... This bill imposes the New Jersey Tobacco Products Wholesale Sales and Use Tax on electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes and similar tobacco-substitute smoking devices are designed to deliver a nicotine-based or othe...
A1662 Requires development and maintenance of data dashboard report to advise ... This bill requires the development and maintenance of a data dashboard report, which is to collect and track daily information about the number of open beds that are available in facilities in the State for individuals in...
A687 Dedicates 0.1 percent of cigarette tax revenue to anti-smoking initiatives. This bill would dedicate 0.1 percent of the total revenue from the State cigarette tax to anti-smoking programs operated by the Department of Health. These programs received their highest level of annual funding in 2001 t...
A180 "Caylee's Law;" requires missing child be reported within 12 hours. This bill would require a person to report a missing child to police within 12 hours of when they knew or should have known of the child's disappearance. A person who violates this provision is guilty of a crime of the fo...
A916 Provides rental and lease protections for domestic violence victims. This bill would provide rental and lease protections for domestic violence victims. Under the bill, a landlord may not terminate a tenancy, fail to renew a tenancy, or refuse to enter int