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Nilsa Cruz-Perez  -  (D) New Jersey
State Senator - New Jersey Senate District 05
State Capitol
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-1101
  • Phone: (609) 847-3700
  • Fax: (609) 633-7254
State District
231 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
  • Phone: (856) 541-1251
  • Fax: (856) 541-3415
Bill Bill Name Summary
S645 Requires public school student with concussion to be evaluated by physic... This bill provides that a student enrolled in a school district who sustains a concussion must receive an evaluation by a physician or other licensed health care provider trained in the evaluation and management of concus...
S1814 Provides certain veteran benefits to veterans of the global war on terro... This bill provides veterans status to a veteran of any operation, mission or conflict during the global war on terror, including those who served in Operation Noble Eagle, in the United States or abroad. Under current law...
S1477 Prohibits animal cruelty violators from working at, or owning or operati... This bill, designated as "Moose's Law," would prohibit a person from commencing, operating, applying for employment at, or participating in any capacity in, an animal-related enterprise if that person has been convicted o...
A2513 Establishes Military and Defense Economic Ombudsman in DMVA.* This bill establishes a Military and Defense Economic Ombudsman in the Department of State. The creation of this position was recommended in the New Jersey Military Installation Growth and Development Task Force Report is...
SCR23 Urges Congress to pass legislation allowing veterans to receive hospital... Urges Congress to pass legislation allowing veterans to receive hospital care and medical services at non-VA facilities.
S2858 Establishes Gold Star Family Counseling Program in DMVA; creates tax cre... This bill would establish the "Gold Star Family Counseling Program" in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA). Throughout history, New Jersey residents have answered the call and defended the United States...
S291 Authorizes health care providers to engage in telemedicine and telehealth.* This bill would authorize health care practitioners in the State - including physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, licensed clinical social workers, physician assistants, and any o...
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...
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...
S1885 Exempts disabled veterans from certain fees at State parks and forests. This bill would provide free admission to State parks and forests to disabled veterans residing in New Jersey who have been honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active service in any branch ...
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 ...
S99 Establishes "Atlantic City Growth Tax Credit Program" to grant tax credi... This bill establishes the "Atlantic City Growth Tax Credit Program" (program) in the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) to grant eligible developers corporate and gross income tax credits equal to 80 pe...
S258 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating requi... This bill broadens the eligibility for various veterans benefits by eliminating the requirement that to be considered a veteran a person must have served during periods of war, in specific war zones, or during periods of ...
SCR143 Condemns United States Executive Orders regarding immigration. Condemns United States Executive Orders regarding immigration.
S2704 Establishes grant program for school districts and charter schools to de... This bill directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a dual language immersion program. Under the program, the commissioner will provide grants to school districts and charter schools to develop dual language imme...
S1856 Provides for retained eligibility for members of NJ National Guard or re... This bill provides that any member of the New Jersey National Guard or of the reserve component of the United States Armed Forces who is placed on a civil service active open competitive employment list, and who is called...
A306 "New Jersey Housing Assistance for Veterans Act," establishes pilot prog... This bill creates the "New Jersey Housing Assistance for Veterans Act" as a five-year pilot program to assist disabled and low income veterans with housing modification and rehabilitation needs, and appropriates $5 millio...
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...
SR36 Urges Congress to use reward money offered for capture of Osama bin Lade... Urges Congress to use reward money offered for capture of Osama bin Laden to establish a fund for benefit of returning veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
S3216 Concerns application of residential rental property inspection findings ... This bill amends the "Prevention of Homelessness Act (1984)," P.L.1984, c.180 (C.52:27D-280 et al.), as well as P.L.2004, c.140 (C.52:27D-287.1 et al.), which establishes the State Rental Assistance Program (S-R...
S317 Requires Dept. of Agriculture and DEP to adopt coordinated permit applic... This bill would require the Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, to develop and implement an aquaculture permitting review program to provide for the coordinated rev...
A2199 Establishes veterans' preference for affordable housing in certain housi... This bill, modeled after Pennsylvania's Senate Bill No.1135 of 2014, establishes a veterans' preference for affordable housing in housing projects. Under the provisions of the bill, preference for these affordable housing...
S2114 Allows "100 percent Disabled Veterans" to receive parking privileges res... This bill permits a military veteran who is designated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a "100 Percent Disabled Veteran" to park a motor vehicle in parking spaces reserved for persons with a disabili...
S1698 Requires four-year public institutions of higher education to have one v... This bill requires each campus of a four-year public institution of higher education to have one veteran coordinator for every 200 veteran students enrolled in the institution on that campus. The veteran coordinator will ...
S1999 Establishes Military and Defense Economic Ombudsman in DMVA.* This bill establishes a Military and Defense Economic Ombudsman in the Department of State. The creation of this position was recommended in the New Jersey Military Installation Growth and Development Task Force Report is...
S52 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...
S230 Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for emplo... This bill provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for employing immediate family members of members of the Armed Forces of the United States who were killed in action. The two credits established by...
S399 Revises exemption from "unemployment compensation law" for operators of ... This bill provides that services performed by an operator of a motor vehicle are not covered by the "unemployment compensation law," R.S.43:21-1 et seq., if: 1. The vehicle is licensed for commercial use under federal tra...
S2865 Establishes Gold Star Family Scholarship Program; appropriates $100,000 ... This bill establishes the Gold Star Family Scholarship Program in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA). Under the program, a spouse, child, parent, guardian, or sibling of an individual who served in ...
S837 Extends health benefits coverage of a newborn infant. This bill will extend the time period in which newly born children are covered under their parent's health benefits coverage from the current 30 days to 90 days. Current law limits the coverage of newly born children to 3...
A457 Authorizes medical marijuana for qualifying patients with post-traumatic... This bill adds post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of debilitating medical conditions that would qualify a patient to receive medical marijuana under the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act. P...
S316 Requires Dept. of Agriculture and DEP to work with US Army Corps of Engi... This bill requires the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to seek to establish with the United States Army Corps of Engineers a joint application process for aquaculture projects tha...
S121 Revises exemption from "unemployment compensation law" for operators of ... This bill provides that services performed by an operator of a motor vehicle are not covered by the "unemployment compensation law," R.S.43:21-1 et seq., if: 1. The vehicle is licensed for commercial use under federal tra...
A4399 Establishes Gold Star Family Counseling Program in DMVA; creates tax cre... This bill would establish the "Gold Star Family Counseling Program" in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA). Throughout history, New Jersey residents have answered the call and defended the United States...
S2578 Revises New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program t... This bill makes three changes to the New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program. First, it requires that the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) verify the financial informa...
S875 Establishes "Energy Infrastructure Study Commission." The bill establishes the "Energy Infrastructure Study Commission." The commission is to consist of 20 members selected as follows: the President of the Board of Public Utilities, ex officio, or designee, who would serve a...
S427 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...
S322 Creates New Jersey Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act. This bill creates the New Jersey Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act and repeals the "New Jersey Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1979," (C.38:23C-1 et seq.). The purpose of the bill is to update and modernize the ...
S438 Requires annual General Fund appropriation to DMVA for purposes of base ... This bill will require an annual appropriation not to exceed $200,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs for the Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs for the preservation of...
SJR71 Designates June 27 of each year as "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Aware... Designates June 27 of each year as "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day." *
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...
S2017 "New Jersey Housing Assistance for Veterans Act," establishes pilot prog... This bill creates the "New Jersey Housing Assistance for Veterans Act" as a five-year pilot program to assist disabled and low income veterans with housing modification and rehabilitation needs, and appropriates $5 millio...
S2027 Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday. Current law provides each board of education with the discretion to annually determine the dates between which the schools of the district will be open, in accordance with law. Current law does not require schools to be c...
S434 Exempts storage facility space furnished to active duty military personn... This bill provides a sales and use tax exemption for sales of storage facility space that is furnished to active duty military personnel to assist those individuals who rely on storage space while serving in the United St...
S1228 Automatically registers or updates voter registration as part of driver'... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to automatically register or update a person's voter registration as part of the process of applying for or renewing a driver's license. Under current law, ...
S744 Establishes veterans' preference for affordable housing in certain housi... This bill, modeled after Pennsylvania's Senate Bill No.1135 of 2014, establishes a veterans' preference for affordable housing in housing projects. Under the provisions of the bill, preference for these affordable housing...
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...
S2612 Requires limited liability company to disclose ownership information whe... This bill would require a limited liability company or foreign limited liability company that is the grantor or grantee of a deed for residential real property containing one to four dwelling units to disclose the individ...
S387 Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday. Current law provides each board of education with the discretion to annually determine the dates between which the schools of the district will be open, in accordance with law. Current law does not require schools to be c...
SR48 Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ. Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ.
SCR1500 Proposes constitutional amendment setting minimum wage at $9 per hour, r... Proposes constitutional amendment setting minimum wage at $9 per hour, raising it in one dollar increments until it reaches $15 per hour.
S546 Excludes Armed Services combat zone pay from gross income taxation. This bill excludes military pay for service in a combat zone or for hospitalization as the result of injury while serving in a combat zone from taxable gross income under the New Jersey gross income tax. The bill uses fed...
S128 Requires institutions of higher education to provide greater assistance ... Current law provides a student at a New Jersey public institution of higher education who is unable to complete a course because the student is called to partial or full mobilization for State or federal active duty as a ...
S1921 Provides credits under corporation business tax and gross income tax for... This bill establishes credits under the corporation business tax and gross income tax for employers who employ certain disabled veterans. The purpose of the bill is to encourage employers to hire certain disabled veterans...
A793 Requires Dept. of Agriculture and DEP to work with US Army Corps of Engi... This bill requires the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to seek to establish with the United States Army Corps of Engineers a joint application process for aquaculture projects tha...
S2512 Concerns employee leasing agreements.* This bill provides that, under an employee leasing agreement, a client company may, in agreement with the employee leasing company at the inception of the employee leasing agreement, elect to assume the responsibility of ...
S307 Creates Veterans Diversion Program to divert eligible servicemembers awa... This bill creates a three-year Statewide Veterans Treatment Court Pilot Program which will have as a purpose the diversion of certain nonviolent offenders who are veterans away from the criminal justice system and into ap...
S104 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...
S3423 "Voter Privacy Act"; establishes protections for privacy of voters; proh... This bill, the "Voter Privacy Act," prohibits State and local entities from sharing the social security number, digitized signature, or New Jersey driver's license number or permit number of registered voters with the fed...
S740 Provides for increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to war vet... This bill would increase the annual payments by the State to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities from $750 annually to $1,200 annually. Currently, a blind veteran receives $750 annually under the ...
S2374 "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...
S2577 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to provide annual... This bill directs the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to annually submit to the Governor and to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the General Assembly a report on the New Jersey College ...
S1924 Concerns credit card interchange fees and consumer protection. This bill regulates credit card interchange fees. An interchange fee, commonly referred to as a "swipe fee," is a fee paid by a merchant's acquiring bank to a customer-cardholder's issuing bank as part of an electronic pa...
SCR11 Determines that Fish and Game Council's proposal to allow use of enclose... Determines that Fish and Game Council's proposal to allow use of enclosed foothold traps is inconsistent with plain language and legislative intent of 1984 law banning animal traps of steel-jaw leghold type.
S1915 Provides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education to ... Under current law at P.L.1999, c.46 (C.18A:62-23 et seq.), a member of the New Jersey National Guard is permitted to attend regularly-scheduled courses at a public institution of higher education and receive up to 16 cred...
SR139 Opposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes containe... Opposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes contained in Trump administration's recent federal tax reform proposal.
S757 Requires public school student with concussion to be evaluated by physic... 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 ...
S470 Provides veterans with up to 60 credits tuition-free at county college s... This bill provides that veterans who are enrolled in good standing at the New Jersey county college serving their county of residence will be eligible to receive up to 60 credits tuition-free. For purposes of the bill, a ...
S2592 Requires nursing home facility operated by DMVA for veterans to provide ... This bill requires the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to provide, as part of the benefits provided to veterans, and their widowers and spouses, who are admitted to a nursing home facility operated by the dep...
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'...
A3749 Allows "100 percent Disabled Veterans" to receive parking privileges res... This bill permits a military veteran who is designated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as a "100 Percent Disabled Veteran" to park a motor vehicle in parking spaces reserved for persons with a disabili...
S2857 Requires Adjutant General to create informational webpage for Gold Star ... This bill would require the Adjutant General to create a public webpage with information specifically for Gold Star families. The webpage must include, but is not limited to, State benefits, State and county liaisons, a l...
SJR14 Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day. Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day.
S543 Establishes "The Democracy Act" to modify various voter registration and... This bill establishes "The Democracy Act" to revise various voter registration and voting procedures. Specifically, the bill establishes early voting, online voter registration, automatic voter registration, and allows fo...
S2105 Creates exemption from certain MVC fees for prisoners of war. This bill exempts prisoners of war (P.O.W.) and their spouses from certain New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) fees and expands the availability of P.O.W. license plates to P.O.W. spouses. Under the bill, the P.O.W....
S1817 Requires any POW-MIA flag purchased with State funds be manufactured in ... This bill would require that any POW-MIA flag purchased with State funds be manufactured in the United States. Under current law, any flag of the United States of America or flag of the State of New Jersey purchased with ...
S2573 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...
S2171 "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'...
SCR134 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.
A1944 Automatically registers or updates voter registration as part of driver'... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to automatically register or update a person's voter registration as part of the process of applying for or renewing a driver's license. Under current law, ...
SR13 Urges President and Congress to enact legislation designating National S... Urges President and Congress to enact legislation designating National September 11 Memorial and Museum as national memorial.
S2202 Requires institution of higher education to award appropriate credit for... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to adopt policies to award academic credit to honorably discharged veterans who served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, a Reserve componen...
S481 Automatically registers or updates voter registration as part of driver'... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to automatically register or update a person's voter registration as part of the process of applying for or renewing a driver's license. Under current law, ...
S129 Excludes from gross income taxation military compensation for personnel ... This bill excludes military pay for service in a combat zone or for hospitalization as the result of injury while serving in a combat zone from taxable gross income under the New Jersey gross income tax. The bill uses fed...
S2044 Prohibits certain possession, sale, trade, distribution, or offering for... This bill prohibits: (1) the sale, trade, or distribution, or the offering for sale, trade, or distribution, of any shark fin; and (2) the possession of any shark fin that has been separated from a shark prior to its lawf...
S2468 Directs DEP to adopt standards for drinking water contaminants based upo... 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...
S3303 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...
S241 Requires limited liability company to disclose ownership information whe... This bill would require a limited liability company or foreign limited liability company that is the grantor or grantee of a deed for residential real property containing one to four dwelling units to disclose the individ...
S1672 "Combat to College Act"; grants priority course registration to military... This bill provides that military service members and veterans who live in New Jersey and attend a public institution of higher education will be granted priority in registering for courses at the public institution of hig...
S1918 Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse a... This bill requires a public institution of higher education to waive or reimburse the institution's application fee and fee for the receipt or transmission of a transcript for each veteran, member of the Armed Forces of t...
S837 Requires spousal consent to election of certain pension payout options u... This bill requires written spousal consent whenever a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF), the Judicial Retirement System (JRS), or the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) elects a retirement be...
S752 Creates financial planning assistance program for disabled veterans and ... This bill requires the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to provide as part of its regional network of Veteran Service Offices, a financial planning assistance program for disabled veterans and their...
S756 Expands timeframe for renewal of driver's license, registration, and ins... This bill allows a driver's license, non-driver identification card, and motor vehicle registration to be renewed, and a vehicle to be inspected, during the six months preceding the scheduled date of deployment of an acti...
S244 "Combat to College Act"; grants priority course registration to military... This bill provides that military service members and veterans who live in New Jersey and attend a public institution of higher education will be granted priority in registering for courses at the public institution of hig...
S2528 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 ...
A4401 Authorizes certain benefits for certain family members of military perso... This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator of the Motor Vehicle Commission to approve and issue a driver's license and an identification card with a Gold Star Family designation for certain family members of servicemen ...
S1815 Extends eligibility for $250 property tax deduction to Cold War veterans. This bill would extend the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction to Cold War veterans. Under the bill, the Cold War is defined as the period between February 4, 1945 and December 25, 1991. The property tax ...
S2006 Establishes program to provide assistance to qualified veterans in in-pa... Under this bill, the State Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMVA) is to establish a program to provide travel assistance to qualified veterans in inpatient and out-patient treatment programs to travel to atte...
SCR12 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property tax deduction.
S2345 Authorizes medical marijuana for qualifying patients with post-traumatic... This bill adds post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of debilitating medical conditions that would qualify a patient to receive medical marijuana under the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act. P...
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...
AJR91 Designates June 27 of each year as "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Aware... Designates June 27 of each year as "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day." *
S308 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans' benefits by eliminating requi... This bill broadens the eligibility for various veterans benefits by eliminating the requirement that to be considered a veteran a person must have served during periods of war, in specific war zones, or during periods of ...
S750 Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act; Provides income tax credit to fam... Entitled the Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act, this bill provides an income tax credit to family caregivers of certain former armed service members with service-connected disabilities. The purpose of the bill is to h...
S430 Makes a $3 million supplemental appropriation for increased Per Capita L... This bill makes a supplemental appropriation of $3 million from the General Fund to increase the State fiscal year 2014 funding for Per Capita Library Aid. The purpose of the bill is to better enable the State's libraries...
S2141 Removes black bear from list of game species. This bill would designate the black bear as a nongame species and require that it be protected in the same manner and to the same extent as any other nongame species of mammal indigenous to the State that is protected by ...
SJR76 Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day. Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day.
S613 Establishes "The Democracy Act" to modify various voter registration and... This bill establishes "The Democracy Act" to revise various voter registration and voting procedures. Specifically, the bill establishes early voting, online voter registration, automatic voter registration, and allows fo...
S583 Establishes special license plates for veterans. This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to issue special license plates to honorably discharged veterans. The license plates authorized by this bill would bear a design appr...
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...
S1771 Expands acceptable military separation forms for county veteran identifi... Under current law, the document that a veteran is required to submit in order to receive a county veteran identification card is the DD-214. This bill would allow other approved separation forms, as specified by all branc...
S1542 Makes annual compensation paid to surviving spouses of certain blind or ... This bill requires the payment of the $750 annual compensation payable to a surviving spouse of a blind or severely disabled wartime veteran to begin from April 9, 1985 for veterans who died before that date and from the ...
S1590 Requires boards of education to conduct student vision screenings that i... State Board of Education regulations at N.J.A.C.6A:16-2.2(l)(2) currently require boards of education to conduct visual acuity screenings biennially for students in kindergarten through grade 10. This bill would codify th...
S3189 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 ...
S2357 Allows nonimmigrant alien students who have applied for a green card to ... Pursuant to P.L.2013, c.170 (C.18A:62-4.4) a student, including a student without lawful immigration status, may pay in-State tuition at the State's public institutions of higher education if the student meets the followi...
S1992 Facilitates coordination of land use planning between civilian and milit... This bill implements recommendations set forth in the New Jersey Military Installation Growth and Development Task Force Report concerning land use planning in order to minimize civilian encroachment upon military install...
S2004 Requires DOLWD to permit veterans and other groups to apply for UI benef... This bill would require the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to permit online application for unemployment insurance compensation (UI) benefits for claimants who have: served in the military; worked for the f...
SR56 Urges United States Department of Veterans Affairs to expand Veterans Tr... Urges United States Department of Veterans Affairs to expand Veterans Transportation Program between New Jersey to Wilmington, Delaware, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
S1818 Makes General Fund supplemental appropriation of $500,000 to DMVA for Co... This bill would appropriate $500,000 to the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs for use by the Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs to preserve military installations in the event of federal action on ba...
SCR99 Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing Legislature to extend civi... Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing Legislature to extend civil service hiring preference to veterans who did not serve in time of war.
S273 Creates New Jersey Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act. This bill creates the New Jersey Servicemember's Civil Relief Act and repeals the "New Jersey Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1979," (C.38:23C-1 et seq.). The purpose of the bill is to update and modernize the ...
S2594 Provides State aid to counties and municipalities to fund transportation... This bill would require the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to establish a program to disperse State aid to counties and municipalities to provide transportation services to veterans residing in a municipalit...
S1208 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by State in entities t... This bill would prohibit the investment of New Jersey public employee retirement funds in any company, country, or country's instrumentality that avoids its Superfund obligations to the State by filing for bankruptcy or o...
S766 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish inco... This bill requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) to establish an income-driven repayment option and a loan rehabilitation program for borrowers under the New Jersey College Loans to Assist Stat...
A794 Requires Dept. of Agriculture and DEP to adopt coordinated permit applic... This bill would require the Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, to develop and implement an aquaculture permitting review program to provide for the coordinated rev...
S2854 Authorizes certain benefits for certain family members of military perso... This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator of the Motor Vehicle Commission to approve and issue a driver's license and an identification card with a Gold Star Family designation for certain family members of servicemen ...
A621 Permits bowling alleys, including alleys licensed to sell alcoholic beve... This bill provides that the operator of a bowling alley, including a bowling alley for which a plenary retail consumption license has been issued, will be eligible to be issued for that premises an amusement game license ...
S1660 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax re... This bill establishes the "NJ Memorials to War Veterans Maintenance Fund" and provides for a designation on the State gross income tax return that will permit taxpayers to make voluntary contributions to the fun...
S3355 Authorizes virtual net metering for certain electric public utility cust... This bill authorizes "virtual" net metering for certain customers of an electric public utility (utility). Under the bill, a small scale hydropower facility put into service after the effective date of P.L.2012, c.24 with...
S3557 Makes certain veterans eligible for certificates of registration under S... This bill provides that a veteran who committed a third or fourth degree crime, or lesser drug related offense prior to service in the armed forces, and who has not been convicted of any subsequent offense since being acc...
S1622 Authorizes veterans property tax exemption for totally disabled veterans... This bill would authorize any veteran of military service in any branch of the armed forces of the United States who became 100% disabled as the result of that military service to receive the 100% property tax exemption, ...
S2638 Requires school bus transporting students using wheelchairs to be equipp... This bill requires school buses that provide transportation for students using wheelchairs to be equipped with a four-point securement system for each student using a wheelchair on the school bus. A four-point securement ...
S2570 Creates license to manufacture and sell hard cider and mead. This Assembly substitute for Assembly Bill No. 3351 (1R) creates a cidery and meadery license. Under the provisions of the substitute, the holder of the license is permitted to manufacture, sell, and distribute hard cider...
S731 Establishes certainl penalties for operating or participating in pyramid... This bill would prohibit pyramid promotional schemes. A pyramid promotional scheme requires participants to recruit other individuals into the scheme in order for the original participants to receive any compensation. The...
S158 Permits holding companies of eligible New Jersey emerging technology com... This bill expands eligibility for tax credits under the "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act" to include investments in the holding companies of qualified New Jersey emerging technology businesses. An investment in t...
S83 "New Jersey G.I. Bill"; provides higher education benefits to New Jersey... This bill, which is designated as the "New Jersey G.I. Bill," establishes the "New Jersey G.I. Bill Program" to provide higher education benefits to New Jersey veterans who served active duty on or after September 11, 200...
S2471 Establishes Service Dog Pilot Program for inmates in Camden County; appr... This bill establishes a "Service Dog Pilot Program" for inmates in Camden County. Specifically, the bill establishes a three-year pilot program in Camden County for the purpose of utilizing inmates or former inmates as pa...
ACR14 Urges Congress to pass legislation allowing veterans to receive hospital... Urges Congress to pass legislation allowing veterans to receive hospital care and medical services at non-VA facilities.
S328 Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against in... Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against interference with their employment, trade or business.
S1281 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...
S1480 Establishes annual grant program to recognize public institutions of hig... This bill establishes an annual grant program under the State's Troops to College Program which was established in 2009 to assist New Jersey's public institutions of higher education in coordinating the provision of a com...
S1177 Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker ... This bill 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: 1) establish specific procedu...
S2653 The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act; Provides corporation busine... This bill is entitled "The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act." The bill provides a corporation business tax credit and gross income tax credit for qualified wages of certain veterans. The purpose of this bill is to ...
S2149 Concerns workers' cooperative societies. This bill amends and supplements statutory law authorizing the formation of workers' cooperative societies by adding services to the list of permissible purposes of a workers' cooperative society, and updating antiquated ...
S2814 Requires HMFA to post proposed rules, regulations, policies,and underwri... This bill revises certain aspects of the Home Mortgage Finance Agency laws to encourage participation by qualified minority and women owned development firms. The bill directs the agency to establish incentives and priori...
S720 Requires issue advocacy organization disclosure; increases disclosure of... This bill makes various changes to the "The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act" concerning campaign contribution limits, expenditures, and reporting requirements, and modifies the c...
S335 Establishes certain additional examination and special learner's permit ... Establishes certain additional examination and special learner's permit requirements.
S1072 Establishes a partial return to work TDI program. This bill establishes a partial return to work program which permits the payment of temporary disability insurance (TDI) benefits on reduced basis to temporarily disabled workers who are otherwise eligible for TDI benefit...
S2657 Provides tax credits for performing certain repairs on primary residence... This bill provides $50 million in tax credits to taxpayers who perform home improvements to increase accessibility on the primary residences of qualified residents. A taxpayer can earn a tax credit, not in excess of $2,50...
S1578 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...
S1158 Prohibits mortgage loan discrimination based on familial status. This bill prohibits depository institutions that make mortgage loans in this State from discriminating against any person in making available a mortgage loan, or in the terms or conditions of a mortgage loan, because of t...
S1535 Provides employers with various tax incentives for hiring persons with d... This bill provides employers with various tax incentives for hiring and accommodating persons with disabilities under the insurance premiums tax, the corporation business tax and the gross income tax. The bill makes the D...
S1629 Establishes the "Mortgage Assistance Pilot Program." This bill establishes the "Mortgage Assistance Pilot Program" in the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency ("NJ HMFA") for a three-year period. The bill launches the pilot program to allow homeowners, w...
S255 Authorizes alternate members for farmers on State Agriculture Developmen... This bill would amend the law designating the membership of the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) to allow for alternate members, in the absence at an SADC meeting of one of the four appointed members who are...
S2827 Requires video camera on certain school buses with crossing control arms. This bill requires video cameras to be installed on certain school buses. The bill provides that beginning in the 37th month following enactment, every new or used school bus purchased or otherwise acquired is required to...
S2641 Establishes public-private alternative fueling station pilot program and... This bill would establish a public-private alternative fueling station pilot program. The Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the New Jersey Turnpike ...
S2864 Requires prosecutor to determine risk of re-offense under Megan's Law pr... This bill amends Megan's Law to require that the county prosecutors determine a sex offender's risk of re-offense, or tier, prior to the offender's release from incarceration. Currently, many sex offenders are not tiered ...
S1269 Establishes criminal background check and judgment search requirement fo... This bill requires a person applying for a name change to undergo a criminal history record background check and judgment search. The bill also bars persons convicted of certain violent crimes from assuming a new name, wi...
S1271 Establishes the "Domestic Violence Tuition Waiver Program." This bill establishes the "Domestic Violence Tuition Waiver Program," and directs the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to implement and administer the program. The bill provides that the purpose of...
S342 Requires additional data in annual temporary disability and family leave... This bill requires the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to provide additional data in the annual reports of the temporary disability and family leave insurance programs. Current law requires the commissione...
S1862 Authorizes issuance of craft distillery license to certain other alcohol... This bill expands the law governing craft distillery licenses by authorizing the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to issue these licenses to holders of certain other alcoholic beverage manufacturing licenses. The bi...
S632 Increases craft distillery production limits; eliminates tour requiremen... This bill revises State law governing craft distillery licenses to increase production limits from 20,000 gallons to 100,000 gallons, eliminate the tour requirement for selling beverages for consumption on premises, and p...
SCR38 Urges United States Congress to approve "Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformit... Urges United States Congress to approve "Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015."
A1628 Codifies DEP's New Jersey Recycling Awards Program to annually recognize... This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in coordination with the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR) or another recycling organization in this State as determined by the DEP, to es...
A4019 Permits eligible students who are members of United States Armed Forces ... This bill requires school districts to allow eligible students to wear a dress uniform issued by the United States Armed Forces while participating in their high school graduation ceremony. Under the bill, a student will ...
S2212 Prohibits certain third-party property tax appeals. This bill would prohibit property taxpayers from filing property tax appeals with respect to the property of others. Under current law, property taxpayers may challenge the assessment or exempt status of their own propert...
A374 Prohibits MVC from imposing duplicate license or identification card fee... This bill prohibits the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission from imposing duplicate identification card fees and replacement driver's license fees, including the digitized picture fee, if a person requests the duplicate i...
S3250 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...
S2633 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...
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...
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.
S339 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, interfering, or tampering with a historic place, building, monument, or structure is a crime of the third degree. The bill provides th...
S3315 Increases amount of benefits under Work First New Jersey program by 30 p... This bill increases the maximum cash assistance benefit for families participating in the Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) program. The WFNJ program provides cash and other assistance to low-income New Jersey residents in ord...
S1282 "New Jersey Sexual Assault Violence in Education Act"; requires institut... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Sexual Assault Violence in Education (NJ SAVE) Act." The bill requires institutions of higher education to take certain measures to more thoroughly inform students about sexual assaul...
S737 Permits installation of GPS navigation devices which do not obstruct mot... This bill would permit the installation of a motor vehicle global positioning system navigation device on the dashboard, console, or windshield of a motor vehicle, provided that the device is mounted or located in a posit...
S3402 Streamlines authorization for farmers market programs to participate in ... This bill requires the WIC Services Unit in the Department of Health to authorize a vendor that is a farmers market to participate in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WI...
S2928 "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...
S1140 Requires financial institutions to cash payroll checks under certain cir... This bill provides that, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, a financial institution shall, upon the request of a person, including a minor, who presents a payroll check and who provides photographic identifica...
S1084 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...
S1993 Extends eligibility for $250 property tax deduction to veterans of Opera... This bill would extend the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction to veterans of Operation "Praying Mantis," which was the attack by U.S. naval forces in retaliation for the Iranian mining of the Persian Gul...
S718 Provides for increase in relocation assistance amounts based on increase... In January 1972, when the "Relocation Assistance Act," P.L.1971, c.362, (C.20:4-1 et seq.) became effective, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Uni...
S2658 Requires certain energy tax receipts to be paid directly to municipalities. This bill changes the manner in which energy tax receipts are distributed to municipalities. Under current law, energy tax receipts are all collected by the State. Often, through the annual appropriations act, the State r...
S1090 "Children's Caregivers Act"; revises requirements for primary caregivers... This bill, the "Children's Caregivers Act," revises the requirements to serve as primary caregiver to a qualifying patient who is a minor under the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act." Specifically, the b...
S3140 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...
S347 Concerns outreach and training for minorities and women in the construct... This bill reconciles certain provisions concerning construction project funds set forth in P.L.2009, c.313 (C.52:38-7) and P.L.2009, c.335 (C.52:40-1 et seq.). Specifically, the bill modifies the language used in section ...
S1574 Establishes Division of Minority and Women Business Development and Stat... 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...
S736 Increases penalties for failing to secure a child in a child passenger r... This bill increases the penalties for motor vehicle operators who fail to secure a child under the age of eight years and weighing less than 80 pounds in a child passenger restraint system or booster seat in a rear seat i...
A2619 Requires that certain inmates with detainers be provided access to drug ... This bill provides that an inmate in a State correctional facility who is otherwise eligible for drug treatment cannot be denied access to a drug treatment program operating in a State correctional facility based solely o...
S668 Establishes Division of Minority and Women Business Development and Stat... 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...
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...
S3350 Revises "Fair Foreclosure Act." This bill revises the "Fair Foreclosure Act," P.L.1995, c.244 (C.2A:50-53 et seq.) in two ways. First the bill specifies that a notice of intention to foreclose, including a notice of the right to cure the default, which ...
S1246 Requires DEP to offer to purchase and demolish certain contaminated resi... This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection to make an offer to purchase a single family or two-family residential property that was constructed on a contaminated site from the owner at fair market ...
S2118 Jake's Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inc... This bill requires the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish rules and regulations for the design and construction of inclusive playgrounds with standards of accessibility for children and adults with disabilitie...
S1732 Establishes "Adopt a Monarch Butterfly Waystation" program. This bill would establish an "Adopt a Monarch Butterfly Waystation" program in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This bill would authorize groups, organizations, businesses, and individuals to "adopt" assi...
A3655 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...
S2192 Excludes veterans' entitlements from income for determination of PAAD el... This bill provides that in determining eligibility for the "Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled" (PAAD) program, P.L.1975, c.194 (C.30:4D-20 et seq.), annual income shall not include veterans' entitlements,...
S846 Extends duration of first five designated UEZs until Septermber 30, 2019... This bill extends the duration of each previously designated urban enterprise zone (UEZ) for 10 years beyond the date each zone is scheduled to expire, thus continuing the participation of each zone in the Urban Enterpris...
S2650 Authorizes pharmacists to dispense up to 90-day supply of certain prescr... This bill authorizes pharmacists to dispense up to a 90-day supply of certain prescription drugs pursuant to a valid prescription. Specifically, the bill would apply to prescriptions that authorize an initial quantity of ...
S1601 "Music Therapist Licensing Act." This bill provides for the licensure of music therapists and establishes a Music Therapy Advisory Committee in the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety. The committee is to consist of fi...
S333 Establishes "Veterans Affordable Housing Section 8 Voucher Pilot Program." Establishes "Veterans Affordable Housing Section 8 Voucher Pilot Program."
S1646 Provides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education for... This bill provides free undergraduate tuition and student fees at public institutions of higher education to the child, spouse, civil union partner or domestic partner of certain New Jersey veterans. The benefits will app...
S2900 Requires hospital laboratories and bio-analytical or clinical laboratori... This bill sets forth certain requirements for hepatitis C screenings for individuals born between January 1, 1945 and December 31, 1965 who, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are a...
S389 Creates a civil cause of action for stalking. This bill creates a civil cause of action for victims of stalking, a crime set out in P.L.1992, c.209 (C.2C:12-10). Under the bill, a "victim" is defined as "a person who, as a result of the conduct of the defendant that ...
S720 Clarifies that compensation may be paid for expenses related to service ... This bill specifically provides that crime victims may be awarded compensation for those expenses related to procuring or providing treatment to a service animal when a service animal is required by the victim due to inju...
S1324 Reallocates portion of certain forfeited property as incentive for infor... This bill reallocates certain forfeiture funds to provide a financial incentive to informants in drug-related cases and provide financial assistance for inpatient drug treatment for those who cannot afford it. Under curre...
S3323 Eliminates veterans' gross income tax deduction requirement that New Jer... This bill eliminates the requirement that a New Jersey National Guard member serve in federal active duty status in order to qualify for the veterans' gross income tax deduction. A member of the New Jersey National Guard,...
SJR35 Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," i... Designates May of each year as "Civil War Veterans Recognition Month," in honor of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
S2716 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for members of United St... This bill establishes a matching grant program for certain members of the United States Armed Forces and the New Jersey National Guard to assist them in purchasing a home. The program is established in the New Jersey Hous...
S3025 Establishes Division of Minority and Women Business Development and Stat... 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...
S1939 Prohibits sale of certain products using advertisements alluding to cont... This bill prohibits the sale of certain items which use advertisements linked or alluding to controlled dangerous substances or analogs. The bill bans the sale of any food, beverage, or other product meant to be ingested ...
S2931 Prohibits mortgage loan discrimination based on familial status. This bill prohibits depository institutions that make mortgage loans in this State from discriminating against any person in making available a mortgage loan, or in the terms or conditions of a mortgage loan, because of t...
S2514 Enhances eligibility for State Aid for municipalities co-extensive with ... This bill amends the "Depressed Rural Centers Aid Act," renaming it the "Depressed Historic District and Rural Centers Aid Act," to qualify municipalities co-extensive in their entirety with historic d...
SJR29 Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month." Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month."
S1278 Permits charter school to limit admission to single gender, students at-... Under current law, section 7 of P.L.1995, c.426 (C.18A:36A-7), a charter school may limit admission to a particular grade level or to areas of concentration of the school, such as mathematics, science, or the arts. This b...
S823 Raises age requirement of compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 yea... This bill raises the age requirement for compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 years of age, except for students who graduate from high school prior to their eighteenth birthday. This change would first apply to chil...
S2957 Requires compilation of, and public access to, tests of soil lead levels. This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Community Affairs, and the Department of Health to enter into a memorandum of agreement that provides for the establishment of a record...
S3287 Requires all new State buildings to have solar or geothermal energy syst... This bill would require that, where feasible, the construction of all new State buildings include the installation of renewable energy systems powered by solar and geothermal energy sources.
A756 Regulates use of motor vehicle payment assurance devices. This bill regulates the use of payment assurance devices by motor vehicle dealers and lenders. Under the provisions of the bill, a "payment assurance device" is defined as a device installed on a motor vehicle with global...
S1103 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for members of United St... This bill establishes a matching grant program for certain members of the United States Armed Forces and the New Jersey National Guard to assist them in purchasing a home. The program is established in the New Jersey Hous...
S3197 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...
SJR109 Expresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid reho... Expresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid rehousing strategies and urges use of rapid rehousing core components by community-based programs.
S3360 Requires DOT Commissioner to develop public awareness programs and use v... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation, in consultation with the Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety in the Department of Law and Public Safety, to develop public awareness programs and to us...
S2822 Directs Dept. of Agriculture to authorize and advise food hubs. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to: 1) authorize the establishment of food hubs in the State; 2) establish a program to assist and support farms and farmers seeking to belong to food hubs in their area of ...
A1451 Permits small, women owned, or minority owned businesses located in desi... This bill requires that in the case of any undertaking by which the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) makes direct loans to qualified businesses located in an area designated as being an "urban center" in th...
S2649 Requires health insurance coverage for certain amino acid-based elementa... This bill requires certain health insurers (health, hospital, and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, the State Health Benefits Program, and the...
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...
A1934 Exempts veterans' organizations from nonprofit corporation annual report... This bill exempts veterans' organizations which organize as corporations under the "New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act," N.J.S.A.15A:1-1 et seq., from paying the annual report filing fee. Under current law, nonprofit co...
S2046 Regulates use of motor vehicle payment assurance devices. This bill regulates the use of payment assurance devices by motor vehicle dealers and lenders. The bill defines a "payment assurance device" as a device installed on a motor vehicle with global positioning system (GPS) ca...
S2491 Permits eligible students who are members of United States Armed Forces ... This bill requires school districts to allow eligible students to wear a dress uniform issued by the United States Armed Forces while participating in their high school graduation ceremony. Under the bill, a student will ...
S2640 Establishes public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle ch... This bill would establish a public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle charging stations. The bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental ...
S2508 "Nosey's Law"; prohibits use of elephants and other wild or exotic anima... This bill, to be known as "Nosey's Law," would prohibit the use of elephants in traveling animal acts. A traveling animal act is defined in the bill as any performance which requires an animal to be transported to or from...
A4171 Establishing New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in DMVA. This bill establishes the New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMAVA). The purpose of the commission is to develop, maintain, and annually update a five-year sta...
S1078 Authorizes impoundment of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes for certai... This bill allows law enforcement agencies to impound all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes used in certain crimes and offenses. The bill defines an "all-terrain vehicle" as a motor vehicle, designed to travel over any terra...
S73 Provides gross income tax credit to certain totally and permanently disa... This bill provides a gross income tax credit to certain totally and permanently disabled veterans for rent constituting property taxes. Pursuant to N.J.S.A.54:4-3.30, a citizen and resident, as well as a surviving spouse ...
SCR170 Urges Congress to enact reforms addressing sexual harassment and assault... Urges Congress to enact reforms addressing sexual harassment and assault in United States Armed Forces.
S340 Requires school bus transporting students using wheelchairs to be equipp... This bill requires school buses that provide transportation for students using wheelchairs to be equipped with a four-point securement system for each student using a wheelchair on the school bus. A four-point securement ...
S329 Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against in... Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against interference with enjoyment of any accommodation, facility, public accommodation, or privilege.
S713 Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against in... Under current law, any person who willfully deprives, prevents or obstructs a member of the organized militia in his employment because he is a member of the organized militia, or is performing or about to perform his dut...
S938 Permits certain portion of municipal development trust funds to be spent... Current law permits a municipality that is authorized to collect affordable housing fees under the rules of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) to set aside amounts from the fees collected to provide affordability as...
AJR21 Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ. Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ.
S2329 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...
S334 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...
S718 Establishes public-private alternative fueling station pilot program and... This bill would establish a public-private alternative fueling station pilot program. The Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the New Jersey Turnpike ...
S2720 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...
S2794 Revises various requirements concerning State medical marijuana program,... This bill makes certain revisions to the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act," including permitting patients to access medical marijuana in any quantity, form, strain, or potency appropriate to the patient...
S3023 Clarifies excuse from jury service for members of the military or reserv... This bill would provide an excuse from jury service for members of the military under certain circumstances. Currently, N.J.S.2B:20-10 enumerates the grounds for excuse from jury service. Pursuant to P.L.1995, c.44, the L...
S3357 Establishes the "Domestic Violence Tuition Waiver Program." This bill establishes the "Domestic Violence Tuition Waiver Program," and directs the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to implement and administer the program. The bill provides that the purpose of...
S391 Upgrades crime of manslaughter to aggravated manslaughter under certain ... This bill would upgrade a homicide committed in the heat of passion resulting from a reasonable provocation to aggravated manslaughter, a crime of the first degree. A crime of the first degree is punishable by 10 to 20 ye...
S1141 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 ...
S2399 Requires businesses receiving financial assistance from EDA be prohibite... This bill requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority) to adopt rules and regulations requiring that a business that receives financial assistance from the authority is not to engage in gender discri...
S2833 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 ...
A1855 Concerns outreach and training for minorities and women in the construct... This bill reconciles certain provisions of P.L.2009, c.313 (C.52:38-7) and P.L.2009, c.335 (C.52:40-1 et seq.). Specifically, the bill modifies the language used in section 6 of P.L.2009, c.335 (C.52:40-6) to describe the...
S2644 Requires destruction of records stored on digital copy machines under ce... This bill requires that a business destroy, or arrange for the destruction of, all records stored on a digital copy machine, which is no longer to be retained by that business, by erasing or otherwise modifying those reco...
S2628 Concerns certain continuing professional education requirements for lice... This bill provides that a licensed electrologist will be required to complete no more than three credits of continuing professional education in courses pertaining to universal precautions in any biennial license renewal ...
S257 Expands eligibility for property tax reimbursement program. This bill expands eligibility for the property tax reimbursement program to include individuals who do not work and are retired on a disability retirement under the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey (PF...
S1101 Amends "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law"; makes corrections and modifies... This bill would make various technical changes and corrections to the "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law" (HMDL). Many years ago, the penalty for a person's failure to comply with a subpoena issued by the Commissioner of Co...
S1091 Expands municipal authority to license and inspect residential rental pr... This bill would expand the authority of a municipality to inspect, license, and regulate the rental of residential real property. Under current law, a municipality has the authority to license and regulate commercial and ...
S732 Expands municipal authority to license and inspect residential rental pr... This bill would expand the authority of a municipality to inspect, license, and regulate the rental of residential real property. Under current law, a municipality has the authority to license and regulate commercial and ...
A4581 Appropriates $22,385,743 to State Agriculture Development Committee for ... This bill appropriates $22,385,743 to the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) for certain farmland preservation purposes. Specifically, this bill appropriates $14,304,403 to the SADC to pay the cost of acquisit...
S2899 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...
S3057 Modifies requirements for receipt of distinguished service medal; codifi... This bill removes the requirement that a person have served in a time of war or national emergency in order to receive a distinguished service medal, and codifies qualifications for receipt of a meritorious service medal....
S2400 Authorizes use of tracking dog to search for and recover wild deer durin... Current law (R.S.23:4-46) prohibits a person from using a dog, at any time, or for any reason, to hunt for, track, search for, seek, capture, or kill a wild deer. This bill would amend the law to allow a person authorized...
A2374 Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program. This bill would require the Attorney General to establish a Statewide gun buyback program that allows citizens of this State to voluntarily and anonymously surrender firearms and weapons in their possession in exchange fo...
S327 Limits forum of consumer contract disputes to New Jersey. This bill prohibits terms and conditions in a consumer contract that require the dispute be resolved in a venue, forum, or jurisdiction outside of the State of New Jersey. This bill will assure that consumers are not forc...
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...
S2462 Prohibits MVC from imposing duplicate license or identification card fee... This bill prohibits the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission from imposing duplicate identification card fees and replacement driver's license fees, including the digitized picture fee, if a person requests the duplicate i...
S2584 Establishing New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in DMVA. This bill establishes the New Jersey Commission on Veterans' Benefits in the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs (DMAVA). The purpose of the commission is to develop, maintain, and annually update a five-year sta...
S1280 Requires institutions of higher education to post information on sexual ... This bill requires an institution of higher education, beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year, to provide for public inspection on its website information concerning the total number of allegations of sexual assault m...
S1558 Provides supplemental appropriation of $200,000 to Rutgers University - ... This bill makes a State fiscal year 2016 supplemental appropriation of $200,000 from the General Fund to Citizenship Rutgers, an immigration law project of Rutgers University - Camden. The funds will be used to support th...
S728 Applies certain public contract bid threshold amounts to local pay to pl... An unintended consequence of two bodies of law, the "Pay to Play" laws, P.L.2004, c.19 and P.L.2005, c.271 (C.19:44A-20.4 et al) and the "New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act," P.L.1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et seq.) ...
S1916 Allows person with allergy to drugs or medications to voluntarily make n... This bill requires the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to permit a license and identification card holder to voluntarily indicate that the person is allergic to penicillin or any other type of drug or medication...
S844 Establishes a partial return to work TDI program. This bill establishes a partial return to work program which permits the payment of temporary disability insurance (TDI) benefits on a reduced basis to temporarily disabled workers who are otherwise eligible for TDI benef...
S1082 Provides tax credits to vineyards and wineries for qualified capital exp... This bill would provide credits against the New Jersey gross income tax and corporation business tax, as applicable, to vineyards and wineries for qualified capital expenses, as defined in the bill, in an amount equal to ...
S2356 Establishes loan redemption program for teachers employed in chronically... This bill establishes a loan redemption program in the Higher Education Students Assistance Authority (HESAA) for teachers employed in chronically failing public schools. The bill defines a chronically failing school as a...
S2828 Extends veterans' property tax exemption to tenant shareholders in coope... This bill extends the complete exemption from property taxes for totally disabled veterans and their surviving spouses to residents of cooperative or mutual housing corporations. Current law exempts disabled veterans or t...
S2764 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. Under the bill, the State Treasurer, in consultation with the ...
S2648 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...
S1942 Provides exemption from 3-day cancellation provision of home improvement... This bill provides an exemption from the three-day cancellation provision of a home improvement contract in the case of a bona fide emergency. Under current law, a consumer may cancel a home improvement contract for any r...
S1327 Requires video camera on certain school buses with crossing control arms. This bill requires video cameras to be installed on certain school buses. The bill provides that beginning in the 37th month following enactment, every new or used school bus purchased or otherwise acquired is required to...
SJR53 Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month." Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month."
SJR96 Designates April 19th as "Acute Myeloid Leukemia Awareness Day." Designates April 19th as "Acute Myeloid Leukemia Awareness Day."
S2954 "Children's Caregivers Act"; revises requirements for primary caregivers... This bill, the "Children's Caregivers Act," revises the requirements to serve as primary caregiver to a qualifying patient who is a minor under the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act." Specifically, the b...
S2627 Permits juror donation of statutory juror compensation to New Jersey Vet... This bill would permit jurors to donate their statutory juror compensation to the New Jersey Vet2Vet Hotline program, which is operated by Rutgers University Behavior Heath Care with funding assistance from the Department...
S722 "Linnette Lebron's Law"; modifies procedures for marriage or civil union... This bill would modify the procedures for obtaining a marriage or civil union license when a party is terminally ill. The bill is designated "Linnette Lebron's Law." Currently, persons intending to be married or to enter ...
S1849 Clarifies procedures for resignation, removal, and succession of fiducia... This bill would clarify the procedures for the resignation or removal of a fiduciary when such action is expressly permitted by a governing instrument, such as a will. The bill would additionally clarify that Surrogates m...
S338 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...
S1313 Removes requirement that limited brewery licensees provide tour when sel... This bill removes from current law a provision requiring the holder of a limited brewery license to provide a tour of the brewery when selling the brewery's products for consumption on the licensed premises and permits th...
S2871 Allows corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to business... This bill provides for corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to businesses that have employees who are also members of the National Guard or a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States and...
SCR75 Post-ratifies Amendment XI to U.S. Constitution barring federal court la... Post-ratifies Amendment XI to U.S. Constitution barring federal court lawsuits against states by private parties in most circumstances.
S2336 Establishes teen driver orientation program. This bill establishes the teen driver orientation program and requires certain examination permit and special learner's permit applicants, and their parents or guardians, to complete the program. Under the bill, an applic...
A3293 Permits charging late fee for rental payments due on self-service storag... This bill supplements the "Self-Service Storage Facility Act," P.L.1983. c.136 (C. 2A:44-187 et seq.), to allow the owner of a self-service storage facility to charge and collect a reasonable late fee for each month that ...
S3603 Prohibits BPU review and approval of property transactions of certain te... This bill provides that review or approval by the Board of Public Utilities (board) is not required whenever a company that provides competitive telecommunications services, as determined by the board and operating under ...
A312 Requires Division of Local Government Services to include certain proper... This bill requires the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to post on its Internet web page a summary of property tax data for the current calendar year and the immediate pre...
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...
S2728 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...
SJR51 Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ. Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ.
S2168 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...
A3748 Requires DMVA to create registry for organizations providing services to... This bill requires the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to create a registry of all organizations that provide services to veterans. Under the bill, the department is required to seek out such organ...
A3732 Directs Dept. of Agriculture to authorize and advise food hubs. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to: 1) authorize the establishment of food hubs in the State; 2) establish a program to assist and support farms and farmers seeking to belong to food hubs in their area of ...
S396 Requires school districts, nonpublic schools, and institutions of higher... This bill requires school districts, nonpublic schools, and institutions of higher education to immediately report to law enforcement authorities claims of sexual assault made by students and employees against other stude...
S2450 Provides State agencies will not enter into contracts with business enti... This bill prohibits a State agency from entering into a contract or agreement with a business entity that requires any person or public entity, as a condition of doing business with that business entity, to give up any ri...
S337 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...
S1898 Provides assistance to business accelerators and incubators and startup ... Creates EDA development program for startup businesses in certain business accelerators and business incubators.
S1635 Requires public institutions of higher education to establish policies f... This bill requires public institutions of higher education to establish policies for the implementation of additional course-related fees, such as laboratory fees or special course fees. Under the bill, the policies would...
S2378 Permits issuance of motorcycle endorsement to certain out-of-State milit... This bill would allow out-of-State members of the military, spouses of the members, and their dependents, to receive a motorcycle endorsement for their valid New Jersey driver's license while serving in another state with...
S2335 Establishes certain additional examination and special learner's permit ... This bill adds new examination permit and special learner's permit requirements. This bill changes the graduated driver licensing law by requiring holders of examination permits and special learner's permits under the age...
S2593 Establishes Veterans Assistance Grant Program for nonprofit organization... This bill creates the "Veterans Assistance Grant Program" in the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to provide grants to governmental entities and nonprofit organizations for certain veterans' services...
SR106 Urges President and Congress of United States to reintroduce and enact S... Urges President and Congress of United States to reintroduce and enact S.3009 of the 114th Congress, "National Guard and Reserve Entrepreneurship Support Act of 2016."
S1591 Requires an annual State debt affordability analysis be included in the ... This bill requires the State Debt Report to include an affordability analysis to provide executive and legislative policymakers a clear, data-driven framework for evaluating and establishing future State debt management a...
S3002 Appropriates $300,000 from General Fund to New Jersey Agricultural Exper... This bill provides a supplemental appropriation of $300,000 from the General Fund to the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University for the Veterans Environmental Technology and Solutions (VETS) prog...
S721 Amends "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law"; makes corrections and modifies... This bill would make various technical changes and corrections to the "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law" (HMDL). Many years ago, the penalty for a person's failure to comply with a subpoena issued by the Commissioner of Co...
S937 Continues tax exempt status of certain real property owned by disabled v... This bill would continue the tax exempt status of property owned by a 100 percent disabled veteran whose home has been destroyed by flood, storm event, natural cause, or other act of God. Currently, 100 percent disabled v...
S2659 Permits municipalities to use up to 15% of affordable housing trust fund... This bill would permit municipalities provide financial assistance grants to the owners of real property which has sustained certain weather-related damaged caused by a flood, hurricane, or other natural disaster, for whi...
S1630 Requires creditors to maintain interior of vacant and abandoned resident... This bill would require creditors to maintain the interior of vacant and abandoned residential property under foreclosure. Current law only requires creditors to maintain the exterior of vacant and abandoned residential p...
S628 Prohibits award of State contracts and development subsidies to inverted... This bill prohibits the awarding of any contract that is paid with or out of State funds, or the funds of any independent authority, to an "inverted domestic corporation." The bill also prohibits a public entity of the St...
S1576 Prohibits awarding of economic development subsidy to business if paymen... This bill prohibits a State public body from awarding an economic development subsidy to a business that previously received an economic development subsidy that was a loan or loan guarantee if the payment of principal an...
SJR33 Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month." Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month."
S964 Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid a... This bill would amend the State's "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.42 (C.24:6J-1 et seq.), in order to require each county health department to obtain, through a standing order, and to maintain in an accessible stor...
S1273 Clarifies excuse from jury service for members of the military or reserv... This bill would provide an excuse from jury service for members of the military under certain circumstances. Currently, N.J.S.2B:20-10 enumerates the grounds for excuse from jury service. Pursuant to P.L.1995, c.44, the L...
SCR128 Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bar... Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bargaining.
S3024 Removes requirement that limited brewery licensees provide tour when sel... This bill removes from current law a provision requiring the holder of a limited brewery license to provide a tour of the brewery when selling the brewery's products for consumption on the licensed premises and permits th...
S1861 Revises acreage requirement for plenary winery licenses. This bill revises the acreage requirement for a plenary winery. Under current law, a person is eligible to hold a plenary winery license if the person is engaged in growing and cultivating grapes or fruit used in the prod...
S346 Creates restricted distillery license; permits holder therof to operate ... Creates restricted distillery license; permits holder therof to operate restaurant on licensed premises in Garden State Growth Zone.
S3524 Increases craft distillery production limits; eliminates tour requiremen... This bill revises State law governing craft distillery licenses to increase production limits from 20,000 gallons to 100,000 gallons, eliminate the tour requirement for selling beverages for consumption on premises, and p...
S2642 Limits contributions to legal defense fund of candidate for or holder of... This bill requires a candidate for or the holder of any elective public office in this State to file a certificate of organization of a legal defense fund with the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) if the candida...
SJR105 Designates August 29, 2017 as Governor James Florio Day in New Jersey. Designates August 29, 2017 as Governor James Florio Day in New Jersey.
S726 Extends full protection of Law Against Discrimination to persons having ... This bill would extend full protection under the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to persons having liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States. Under current law, such persons are listed as a protected...
A1185 Requires State Comptroller to report findings of audit compliance reviews. Under current law, the Office of the State Comptroller is responsible for conducting periodic and random audits of the Executive branch of State government, including all entities exercising executive branch authority, pu...
S3260 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...
S2907 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...
S1032 Requires preservation of certain biological evidence. This bill would require every law enforcement or prosecuting agency to preserve any biological evidence secured in relation to an investigation or prosecution of a crime while that crime remains unsolved or while the pers...
S1962 Regulates deed procurement services. This bill requires non-governmental entities providing deed procurement services to make certain disclosures when soliciting clients. It will be an unlawful practice and a violation of the consumer fraud act for any perso...
S2558 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...
S397 Requires institutions of higher education to post information on sexual ... This bill requires an institution of higher education, beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year, to provide for public inspection on its website information concerning the total number of allegations of sexual assault m...
A3333 Establishes microenterprise training program and assistance for microent... This bill provides assistance for certain individuals who own or are starting a microenterprise business. A microenterprise is a commercial enterprise that has five or fewer employees, one or more of whom owns the enterpr...
S1825 Establishes task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobi... This bill establishes an 11-member task force to study and make recommendations concerning mobility and support services needs of New Jersey adults with autism spectrum disorder. The task force will be comprised of: the C...
A3351 Creates license to manufacture and sell hard cider and mead.* This bill creates a meadery license which permits the holder to manufacture a maximum of 250,000 gallons of mead per year and to sell those products to wholesalers and retailers in New Jersey and other states. The bill al...
S711 Requires dealership to notify buyers of recalls on used motor vehicles f... This bill requires a car dealer to provide information to any potential buyer of a used motor vehicle with outstanding recalls. As provided in the bill, it would be an unlawful practice under the consumer fraud act for a ...
S1018 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...
S2911 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...
S336 Establishes teen driver orientation program. This bill establishes the teen driver orientation program and requires certain examination permit and special learner's permit applicants, and their parents or guardians, to complete the program. Under the bill, an applic...
S2619 Requires institutions of higher education to develop open textbook plan.* This bill provides that within 180 days of the bill's effective date, each four-year public and independent institution of higher education, after consultation with faculty members, must submit a plan to the Secretary of ...
S2652 Directs DOT, in consultation with other State entities, to study and rep... This bill would direct the Department of Transportation ("the department"), in consultation with the Department of Environmental Protection, the Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, and ...
S1092 Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid a... This bill would amend the State's "Overdose Prevention Act," P.L.2013, c.42 (C.24:6J-1 et seq.), in order to require each county health department to obtain, through a standing order, and to maintain in an accessible stor...
S3014 Concerns equal pay and employment opportunities for women. This bill modifies 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 amends the LAD to make ...
S1846 Clarifies procedures for restoration of driver's license after suspensio... This bill would clarify the procedures involved in restoring a person's driving privileges once the person's drivers' license has been suspended or revoked. In addition, the court would be required to waive the imposition...
S1314 Requires motorists operating vehicles to maintain reasonable and safe di... This bill requires the driver of a vehicle to maintain a reasonable and safe distance of at least four feet when overtaking a pedestrian or overtaking a bicycle traveling in the same direction as the vehicle. A driver is ...
S1275 Clarifies procedures for restoration of driver's license after suspensio... This bill would clarify the procedures involved in restoring a person's driving privileges once the person's drivers' license has been suspended or revoked. In addition, the court would be required to waive the imposition...
S2524 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...
S2631 Replaces references to "alien" and "illegal alien" in statutes with "for... This bill replaces the terms "alien" and "illegal alien" in the New Jersey statutes with the terms "foreign national" and "undocumented foreign national," respectively, when referring to a person in the context of his leg...
SR55 Urges United States Air Force to base F-35 fighter jets at 177th Fighter... Urges United States Air Force to base F-35 fighter jets at 177th Fighter Wing in Atlantic City.
ACR222 Urges Congress and President not to repeal Patient Protection and Afford... Urges Congress and President not to repeal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S2772 Requires an annual State debt affordability analysis be included in the ... This bill requires the State Debt Report to include an affordability analysis to provide executive and legislative policymakers a clear, data-driven framework for evaluating and establishing future State debt management a...
S1139 Revises "Fair Foreclosure Act." This bill revises the "Fair Foreclosure Act," P.L.1995, c.244 (C.2A:50-53 et seq.) in two ways. First the bill specifies that a notice of intention to foreclose, including a notice of the right to cure the default, which ...
S1326 Concerning the "Contractors' Registration Act." This bill clarifies that the exemption from certain requirements of the "Contractor's Registration Act," afforded to the persons listed in section 5 of P.L.2004, c.16 (C.56:8-140), applies only to the registrati...
S540 "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...
S137 Extends eligibility for $250 property tax deduction to veterans of Opera... This bill would extend the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction to veterans of Operation "Uphold Democracy," which was the deployment of a United States-led multinational force in Haiti. Under the bill, Op...
S2660 Increases State appropriations to Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relie... This bill amends P.L.1997, c.167, the "Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Act," (C.52:27D-438 et seq.) to require the distribution of an additional $387 million in State aid that would be paid to municipalities as En...
S1267 Appropriates $300,000 from General Fund to New Jersey Agricultural Exper... This bill provides a supplemental appropriation of $300,000 from the General Fund to the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University for the Veterans Environmental Technology and Solutions (VETS) prog...
S2987 Appropriates $22,385,743 to State Agriculture Development Committee for ... This bill appropriates $22,385,743 to the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) for certain farmland preservation purposes. Specifically, this bill appropriates $14,304,403 to the SADC to pay the cost of acquisit...
S2588 Requires State Auditor to annually report on unspent State account balan... This bill requires the State Auditor to annually report, in writing, to the Legislature on unspent State account balances. The report, to be submitted by December 31st of each year, must, in addition to containing any oth...
S3331 Authorizes State Treasurer to sell surplus real property in City of Camd... This bill authorizes the State Treasurer to sell and convey the property known as 101 Haddon Avenue in the City of Camden, County of Camden, which consists of a five-story, 102,020 square foot building and 2.3+ acres of l...
S3112 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...
S1986 Establishes "Milkweed for Monarchs" program. This bill would establish a "Milkweed for Monarchs" program in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This bill would authorize groups, organizations, businesses, and individuals to "adopt" assigned State-owned...
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...
S1617 Prohibits employment discrimination based on applicant employment status. The bill prohibits an employer or employer's agent, representative, or designee from discriminating against an applicant for employment in any employment decisions with regard to hiring, compensation or the terms, conditi...
S2557 Requires Division of Local Government Services to include certain proper... This bill would require the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs to post on its Internet web page a summary of property tax data for the current calendar year and the immediate prec...
A3612 Jake's Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inc... This bill requires the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish rules and regulations for the design and construction of inclusive playgrounds with standards of accessibility for children and adults with disabilitie...
S398 "New Jersey Sexual Assault Violence in Education Act"; requires institut... This bill establishes the "New Jersey Sexual Assault Violence in Education (NJ SAVE) Act." The bill requires institutions of higher education to take certain measures to more thoroughly inform students about sexual assaul...
S332 Authorizes impoundment of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes for certai... Authorizes impoundment of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes for certain crimes and offenses.
S2656 Lowers age of eligibility for surviving spouse under homestead property ... This bill would revise the criteria for eligibility to receive a homestead property tax reimbursement as those criteria pertain to the surviving spouses of eligible senior citizens and disabled persons. The bill would low...
S2533 Concerning the "Contractors' Registration Act." This bill clarifies that the exemption from certain requirements of the "Contractor's Registration Act," afforded to the persons listed in section 5 of P.L.2004, c.16 (C.56:8-140), applies only to the registrati...
S2774 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...
S2870 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 ...
S1089 Revises various requirements concerning State medical marijuana program,... This bill makes certain revisions to the "New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act," including permitting patients to access medical marijuana in any quantity, form, strain, or potency appropriate to the patient...
S1094 Designates month of November as "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome A... This bill designates the month of November as "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Awareness Month" in New Jersey, and requests that the Governor issue an annual proclamation calling on public officials and citizens of ...
S1581 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...
S2646 Prohibits the sale of certain children's products containing lead, mercu... This bill would prohibit the sale, distribution, import, or manufacture any children's product intended for use by a child under the age of 6 which contains, is composed of, or is made with lead, mercury, or cadmium. Unde...
S1270 Upgrades crime of manslaughter to aggravated manslaughter under certain ... This bill would upgrade a homicide committed in the heat of passion resulting from a reasonable provocation to aggravated manslaughter, a crime of the first degree. A crime of the first degree is punishable by 10 to 20 ye...
S345 Requires employers within construction industry to notify employees of c... The bill supplements the "Construction Industry Independent Contractor Act," P.L.2007, c.114 (C.34:20-1 et seq.), which establishes a standard for the misclassification of employees as independent contractors within the c...
S2955 Creates restricted distillery license; permits holder therof to operate ... Creates restricted distillery license; permits holder therof to operate restaurant on licensed premises in Garden State Growth Zone.
S1266 Eliminates veterans' gross income tax deduction requirement that New Jer... This bill eliminates the requirement that a New Jersey National Guard member serve in federal active duty status in order to qualify for the veterans' gross income tax deduction. A member of the New Jersey National Guard,...
SCR130 Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduc... Proposes constitutional amendment to extend veterans' property tax deduction and veterans' property tax exemption to veterans who did not serve in time of war or other emergency.
S1580 "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...
S2953 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...
S3300 Establishes Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program in EDA; appropriates... This bill establishes the Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program (program) in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to award grants to qualifying emerging technology businesses to encourage the businesses t...
S1859 Authorizes placement of involved animal with animal welfare agency or si... This bill provides for an animal welfare organization, animal rescue organization, or operator of a foster home or shelter to take custody of an animal confiscated from its owner and being held pending adjudication of an ...
S1277 Provides limited civil liability immunity to farmers hosting agritourism... This bill would provide limited civil liability immunity to farmers hosting agritourism activities. An agritourism activity is an interactive or passive activity, carried out without or without payment to an agritourism h...
S351 Establishes Task Force on Approved Private Schools for Students with Dis... This bill establishes a 19-member Task Force on Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities. The task force will study various issues associated with improving and streamlining the tuition-setting process, fun...
SCR137 Urges Congress and President not to repeal Patient Protection and Afford... Urges Congress and President not to repeal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A2228 Includes all disabled veterans in NJT discount program for senior citize... Under current law, the New Jersey Transit Corporation provides reduced fares for senior citizens over the age of 62 and persons with disabilities. A disabled veteran is only eligible for the program if the United States D...
S724 Establishes "Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Program." The bill would establish, within the Department of Transportation (DOT), an "Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Program" (program) to: (1) assess the conditions existing along roadsides in the State; (2) develop an...
S3123 Concerns outreach and training for minorities and women in the construct... This bill reconciles certain provisions concerning construction project funds set forth in P.L.2009, c.313 (C.52:38-7) and P.L.2009, c.335 (C.52:40-1 et seq.). Specifically, the bill modifies the language used in section ...
S1307 Exempts veterans' organizations from nonprofit corporation annual report... This bill exempts veterans' organizations which organize as corporations under the "New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act," N.J.S.A.15A:1-1 et seq., from paying the annual report filing fee. Under current law, nonprofit co...
S1083 Establishes loan program and provides corporation business tax and gross... This bill would establish a loan program and provide tax credits to persons for the establishment of new vineyards and wineries. Specifically, under the bill, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (authority), in ...
S751 Increases income eligibility cap to receive respite care for certain vet... Current regulations provide that the maximum income level to qualify for the Statewide Respite Care Program is 300 percent of the Federal Supplemental Security Income standard for an individual living alone, and that the ...
S2629 Prohibits sale of certain toy guns and imitation firearms. This bill prohibits the sale of toy guns and imitation firearms that appear to be genuine firearms. An "imitation firearm" is defined in New Jersey's firearm statutes as an object or device that is reasonably capable of b...
S739 Grants credit against business income taxes to developer of rental housi... This bill would establish a tax credit for New Jersey housing developers who construct homes for New Jersey veterans. This legislation would provide a credit against an entity's business taxes. The bill permits a develope...
S2770 "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...
SCR135 Post-ratifies Amendment XI to U.S. Constitution barring federal court la... Post-ratifies Amendment XI to U.S. Constitution barring federal court lawsuits against states by private parties in most circumstances.
S292 Establishes driver's license for residents who cannot prove lawful prese... This bill establishes driver's licenses for New Jersey residents who cannot prove lawful presence in the United States. Specifically, under the provisions of this bill, the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) is required to is...
A3150 Authorizes veterans property tax exemption for totally disabled veterans... This bill would authorize any veteran of military service in any branch of the armed forces of the United States who became 100% disabled as the result of that military service to receive the 100% property tax exemption, ...
S1737 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...
S1329 Increases minimum wage for tipped workers. This bill increases the minimum hourly wage that must be paid to employees who customarily and regularly receive gratuities or tips. The bill provides that, after December 31, 2018, an employer may claim a credit for grat...
S2630 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, interfering, or tampering with a historic place, building, monument, or structure is a crime of the third degree. The bill provides th...
S3391 Revises certain licensee filing requirements for alcoholic beverage pric... This bill permits a licensee or registrant who sells less than 60 stock-keeping units per month of an alcoholic beverage to retailers in this State to petition the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (A...
S3261 Changes allocation of fines collected for motor vehicle violations in ce... This bill changes the allocation of fines collected by the State Police in certain municipalities. Under current law, all moneys collected under Title 39, the State's motor vehicle code, including fines, penalties, forfei...
S805 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...
SR25 Urges President and Congress of United States to restore "net neutrality... Urges President and Congress of United States to restore "net neutrality" in federal law.
S1312 "Healthy Small Food Retailer Act"; provides funding to small food retail... This bill, the "Healthy Small Food Retailer Act," assists small food retailers operating in New Jersey, in low- and moderate-income urban and rural communities, by providing funds for retailers to increase the availabilit...
S1088 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for transitional housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council ...
S232 Allows shore municipalities to provide spouse and dependent children of ... This bill would permit shore municipalities, by ordinance, to provide free or reduced fee beach access to the spouse and dependent children, over the age of 12 years, of veterans who have served in any of the Armed Forces...
S305 Revises definition of "necessary care" in the State's animal cruelty law... This bill amends the definition for "necessary care," established by P.L.2013, c.88 (designated as Patrick's Law), to provide for additional specific care requirements. Under the bill, "necessary care" means care sufficie...
SJR106 Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month." Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month."
S2956 Requires soil testing to determine lead content prior to certain home sa... This bill requires soil testing to determine lead content prior to certain home sales. This bill requires that sales contracts for individual lots of residential property include a requirement for the seller to conduct a ...
S717 Establishes public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle ch... This bill would establish a public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle charging stations. The bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT), in consultation with the Department of Environmental ...
S1325 Limits rescheduling, cancellation, and no-show fees providers of health ... This bill would prohibit a health care provider from charging a patient a fee for rescheduling or cancelling an appointment more than 24 hours in advance. In addition, the bill would prohibit the assessment of fees for ca...
S2047 Revises court filing fees, assessments, penalties, fines, and certain li... This bill revises court filing fees and other statutory fees some of which were recently increased pursuant to sections 12 through 19 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2B:1-7 through C.2B:1-13). The bill repeals two sections of the 20...
S394 Establishes procedures for determining enforceability of standard form c... This bill would implement provisions governing standard form contracts. Standard form contracts are pre-printed forms used in the mass distribution, marketing and sale of a product to buyers. Examples include parking lot ...
S2328 Permits bowling alleys, including alleys licensed to sell alcoholic beve... This bill provides that the operator of a bowling alley, including a bowling alley for which a plenary retail consumption license has been issued, will be eligible to be issued for that premises an amusement game license ...
A2060 Establishes process for consideration of offers from short sale buyers d... This bill amends and supplements New Jersey's "Fair Foreclosure Act," P.L.1995, c.244 (C.2A:50-53 et al.), to require residential mortgage loan servicers to engage in consultations on short sales with prospective buyers, ...
A3211 Clarifies law concerning the advertising and promoting of NJ farm products. This bill allows the Secretary of Agriculture to notify interested individuals and business entities of the opportunity to contribute funds to advertise and promote the sale of New Jersey farm products and the "Jersey Fre...
S350 Changes allocation of fines collected for motor vehicle violations in ce... This bill changes the allocation of fines collected by the State Police in certain municipalities. Under current law, all moneys collected under Title 39, the State's motor vehicle code, including fines, penalties, forfei...
S349 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...
S2777 Codifies DEP's New Jersey Recycling Awards Program to annually recognize... This bill would require the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in coordination with the Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR) or another recycling organization in this State as determined by the DEP, to es...
S725 Requires MVC to issue motor vehicle placard to certain veterans and waiv... This bill waives parking meter fees and any penalty imposed for parking overtime at metered parking for certain veterans. Currently, the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) issues special license plates to disabled veterans, o...
S2115 Requires DMVA to create registry for organizations providing services to... This bill requires the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to create a registry of all organizations that provide services to veterans. Under the bill, the department is required to seek out such organ...
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...
SCR55 Opposes inclusion of citizenship question in 2020 census; urges New Jers... Opposes inclusion of citizenship question in 2020 census; urges New Jersey Congressional Delegation to reject any measure directing Census Bureau to include question.
S2556 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...
S2559 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...
S1279 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...
S3214 Requires inclusion of information about discriminatory housing practices... This bill would bolster recent enforcement efforts targeting unlawful advertising practices of landlords, which were designed to deter prospective tenants from applying for rental housing if they held Section 8 housing vo...
A389 Requires health insurance coverage for certain amino acid-based elementa... This bill requires certain health insurers (health, hospital, and medical service corporations, commercial individual and group health insurers, health maintenance organizations, the State Health Benefits Program, and the...
S719 Requires inspection for pest infestation prior to certain demolition. This bill requires pest inspections prior to certain building demolitions in order to prevent pest infestations from migrating to adjacent buildings. The bill requires either a health officer or another local health agenc...
S2317 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...
S2948 Authorizes issuance of craft distillery license to certain other alcohol... This bill expands the law governing craft distillery licenses by authorizing the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control to issue these licenses to holders of certain other alcoholic beverage manufacturing licenses. The bi...
S2645 Establishes central registry for background checks of youth serving orga... This bill creates the "Youth Serving Organization Central Registry," or "central registry," which would serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information obtained as a result of conducting crimi...
S1572 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 an order issued reg...
S1588 Requires various measures to address effects of low levels of lead expos... Lead poisoning continues to be an issue for the children of New Jersey. Current research provides evidence of the neurotoxic effects of lead on the developing brain, even at low levels of exposure previously considered sa...
S2334 Eliminates five percent down payment requirement for bond ordinances app... This bill makes permissive the down payment requirement for counties and municipalities to issue bonds. Under current law, most bond ordinances require an appropriation of at least five percent of the amount of the author...
S1860 Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for rescue of animal... This bill would provide civil and criminal immunity to persons who in good faith enter a motor vehicle to rescue an animal left unattended therein under inhumane conditions adverse to the health or welfare of the animal, ...
A1657 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...
S1941 Revises "New Jersey Money Transmitters Act"; provides consumer protectio... This bill makes various revisions to the "New Jersey Money Transmitters Act" to require licensed money transmitters and their delegates to provide more reporting, record keeping and consumer disclosures. The bill requires...
S331 Provides for increase in relocation assistance amounts based on increase... In January 1972, when the "Relocation Assistance Act," P.L.1971, c.362, (C.20:4-1 et seq.) became effective, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Uni...
S773 Permits up to seven dollar increase in surcharge for document recordatio... This bill increases the amount of a surcharge that may be applied to documents recorded with a county, in support of the county's Homelessness Housing Trust Fund. Under present law, a county governing body may adopt a res...
S1104 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council on Affordable...
S729 Revises certain aspects of the New Jersey Individual Development Account... This bill amends the "New Jersey Individual Development Account Act," P.L.2001, c.93 (C.44:10-86 et seq.) to revise certain aspects of the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. The bill revises the definition of "...
A2004 Establishes certain penalties for operating or participating in pyramid ... This bill establishes criminal penalties for promoting and participating in "pyramid promotional schemes." A pyramid promotional scheme requires participants to recruit other individuals into the scheme in order for the o...
S3251 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...
S2567 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...
S1938 Repeals law regulating charges assessed by a miller for grinding grain. This bill would repeal R.S.45:20-1 through R.S.45:20-3, an archaic and anachronistic law dating back to at least 1877 that regulated charges that a miller could assess for grinding grain.
S1988 Establishes "Veterans Affordable Housing Section 8 Voucher Pilot Program." This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish and operate a project-based voucher pilot program under the federal Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program for veterans and their families who...
A2204 Authorizes virtual net metering for certain electric public utility cust... This bill authorizes "virtual" net metering for certain customers of an electric public utility (utility). Under the bill, a small scale hydropower facility put into service after the effective date of P.L.2012, c.24 with...
S1509 Establishes microenterprise training program and assistance for microent... This bill requires an electric public utility (utility) to submit to the Board of Public Utilities (board) a plan for the utility's response to a major emergency event, which shall require the utility to: 1) properly trai...
S2489 Includes all disabled veterans in NJT discount program for senior citize... Under current law, the New Jersey Transit Corporation provides reduced fares for senior citizens over the age of 62 and persons with disabilities. A disabled veteran is only eligible for the program if the United States D...
S2541 Creates "Economic Gardening Program" in Department of State to provide c... This bill establishes within the Business Action Center (BAC) in the Department of State an "Economic Gardening Program" (program) to provide customized services to a qualified second-stage growth business upon applicatio...
S730 Authorizes creation of special Phi Beta Sigma license plates. This bill authorizes a Phi Beta Sigma license plate. The design of the license plate is to be chosen by the Chief Administrator (chief administrator) of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (commission) in consultation...
S2285 Increases personal needs allowance to $50 for recipients of Medicaid and... This bill would increase the personal needs allowance for veterans and their spouses who are recipients of Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and reside in a nursing home or developmental center, or are patien...
S1178 Permits inclusion of volunteer firefighters and other emergency responde... This bill is intended to resolve an apparent conflict between provisions in chapter 10 of Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes, which permit municipalities to offer group health insurance benefits to volunteer fire fighte...
S2776 Requires DOT to compensate local government entities for contractual del... This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to compensate municipalities, counties, or other local government entities for delay damages on transportation projects supported through the local aid program, if...
S1285 "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...
S714 Provides US Armed Forces and Reserves members with protection against in... Under current law, any person who excludes a person lawfully wearing a uniform of the militia from the enjoyment of any accommodation, facility, public accommodation, or privilege because of that uniform, is guilty of a m...
A2439 Requires DOT Commissioner to develop public awareness programs and use v... This bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation, in consultation with the Director of the Division of Highway Traffic Safety in the Department of Law and Public Safety, to develop public awareness programs and to us...
S1436 "New Jersey G.I. Bill"; provides higher education benefits to New Jersey... This bill, which is designated as the "New Jersey G.I. Bill," establishes the "New Jersey G.I. Bill Program" to provide higher education benefits to New Jersey veterans who served active duty on or after September 11, 200...
S3212 Requires emergency contact information and 2-1-1 telephone system access... This bill requires emergency contact information and instructions on how to access the 2-1-1 telephone system be made available to every tenant and prospective tenant of a multiple dwelling. Under the bill, the following ...
S343 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...
S1095 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 Health (DOH). The purpose of the board will be to review all aspects of behavi...
S2647 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...
S1582 "Garden State Manufacturing Jobs Act." This bill permits the establishment of a new type of corporation termed as a Garden State Corporation. Garden State Corporations would be corporations that are principally engaged in manufacturing, principally utilizing f...
S1446 Replaces references to "alien" and "illegal alien" in statutes with "for... This bill replaces the terms "alien" and "illegal alien" in the New Jersey statutes with the terms "foreign national" and "undocumented foreign national," respectively, when referring to a person in the context of his leg...
S1322 Prohibits sale of certain products using advertisements alluding to cont... This bill prohibits the sale of certain items which use advertisements linked or alluding to controlled dangerous substances or analogs. The bill bans the sale of any food, beverage, or other product meant to be ingested ...
S2826 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for transitional housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council ...
S719 "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act"; requires public... This bill, known as "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act," requires the Board of Public Utilities ("BPU") to develop and enforce performance benchmarks for service reliability and communications for elec...
S442 Establishes Task Force on Safety in School Transportation. This bill establishes the Task Force on Safety in School Transportation. Under the bill, the task force is charged with studying issues associated with student safety in school transportation. Specifically, the task force...
S1283 Establishes teacher recruitment grant program in DOE; appropriates $6 mi... This bill establishes a competitive grant program in the Department of Education to provide funding to an organization that recruits, trains, and places new teachers in high poverty school districts. The selected organiza...
S3309 Expands definition of urban campus area; clarifies that employees of ren... This bill makes various changes to the "Urban Hope Act." The "Urban Hope Act," P.L.2011, c.176 (C.18A:36C-1 et seq.), authorized the Camden, Newark, and Trenton School Districts to, on a limited pilot program basis, partn...
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...
S1862 Provides for increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to veteran... The State pays an annual allowance to soldiers and veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities. Currently, a blind veteran receives $750 annually under the Blind Veterans' Allowance Program; this amount h...
A2098 Establishes "Veterans Affordable Housing Section 8 Voucher Pilot Program." This bill would require the Commissioner of Community Affairs to establish and operate a project-based voucher pilot program under the federal Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program for veterans and their families who...
S1853 "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act." This bill creates the "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act," which establishes the "New Jersey Foreclosure Transformation Program" as a temporary program within the New Jersey Housing...
S2727 Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establi... This bill requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), in consultation with the Department of Agriculture (department), to establish a loan program and application process for the purpose of providing loa...
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...
S1265 Provides that no more than 120 credits will be required for baccalaureat... This bill provides that the standard number of credits required for the award of a baccalaureate degree by a public institution of higher education, beginning with students who initially enter the institution in the fall ...
S640 Increases penalties for failing to secure a child in a child passenger r... This bill increases the penalties for motor vehicle operators who fail to secure a child under the age of eight years and weighing less than 80 pounds in a child passenger restraint system or booster seat in a rear seat i...
S1844 Establishes driving privilege cards for New Jersey residents who cannot ... This bill requires the Motor Vehicle Commission to issue driving privilege cards to applicants who are New Jersey residents, but are unable to prove lawful citizenship in the United States. The bill stipulates that a hold...
S426 Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to the families of NJ tr... This bill authorizes a special license plate with proceeds to be distributed to the Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom Yellow Ribbon Grant program administered by the New Jersey National Guard Support fo...
S390 Adds conviction of unlawfully possessing weapon to list of crimes that s... The bill adds convictions of unlawfully possessing a weapon to the list of crimes that statutorily prohibits a person from buying or owning a firearm. Currently, persons convicted of homicide, aggravated assault, aggravat...
S402 Authorizes county prosecutor to order removal of municipal police office... This bill authorizes a county prosecutor to order a municipality within the county to remove from its police force an officer who the county prosecutor deems unable to perform an essential function, power, or duty of the ...
S1323 Adds conviction of unlawfully possessing weapon to list of crimes that s... The bill adds convictions of unlawfully possessing a weapon to the list of crimes that statutorily prohibits a person from buying or owning a firearm. Currently, persons convicted of homicide, aggravated assault, aggravat...
S1943 Permits charter school to limit admission to single gender, students at-... Under current law, section 7 of P.L.1995, c.426 (C.18A:36A-7), a charter school may limit admission to a particular grade level or to areas of concentration of the school, such as mathematics, science, or the arts. This b...
S344 Requires hospital laboratories and bio-analytical or clinical laboratori... This bill sets forth certain requirements for hepatitis C screenings for individuals born between January 1, 1945 and December 31, 1965 who, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are a...
S723 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...
S2643 Upgrades harassment under certain circumstances; restricts cyberbullying... This bill would restrict Internet access for offenders who are convicted of harassment of a minor or of stalking, when the offense is committed using an Internet-capable device. These offenses are commonly referred to as ...
S637 Creates a civil cause of action for stalking. This bill creates a civil cause of action for victims of stalking, a crime set out in P.L.1992, c.209 (C.2C:12-10). Under the bill, a "victim" is defined as "a person who, as a result of the conduct of the defendant that ...
S1987 Allows termination of motor vehicle lease in event of death; prohibits i... This bill allows a motor vehicle lease to be terminated upon the death of the lessee and prohibits a dealer or lessor from imposing or assessing any fee for the termination of the lease. In addition, the bill prohibits a ...
S387 Limits forum of consumer contract disputes to New Jersey. This bill prohibits terms and conditions in a consumer contract that require the dispute be resolved in a venue, forum, or jurisdiction outside of the State of New Jersey. This bill will assure that consumers are not forc...
SCR21 Proposes constitutional amendment to grant total property tax exemption ... Proposes constitutional amendment to grant total property tax exemption to honorably discharged permanently and totally disabled peacetime veterans.
S1583 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...
S1097 Extends veterans' property tax exemption to tenant shareholders in coope... This bill extends the complete exemption from property taxes for totally disabled veterans and their surviving spouses to residents of cooperative or mutual housing corporations. Current law exempts disabled veterans or t...
S2893 Provides limited civil liability immunity to farmers hosting agritourism... This bill would provide limited civil liability immunity to farmers hosting agritourism activities. An agritourism activity is an interactive or passive activity, carried out without or without payment to an agritourism h...
S2651 "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act"; requires public... This bill, known as "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act," requires the Board of Public Utilities ("BPU") to develop and enforce performance benchmarks for service reliability and communications for elec...
S3285 Authorizes alternate members for farmers on State Agriculture Developmen... This bill would amend the law designating the membership of the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) to allow for alternate members, in the absence at an SADC meeting of one of the four appointed members who are...
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...
S1750 Establishes special motorcycle license plates for veterans. This bill authorizes the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to issue special license plates to veterans who own or lease motorcycles. Under the bill, the license plates authorized are to bear a...
S715 Provides active duty Armed Forces and Reserves members with exemption fr... This bill adds the United States Armed Forces and the Reserves to the sections of law exempting service members on active duty from jury duty. In addition, under current law, any person who assaults, fires at, throws miss...
S2978 Permits local units and school districts to invest in local government i... This bill amends current law governing the types of securities that may be purchased by local units and school districts to provide that local government investment pools must be managed in accordance with generally accep...
S2322 Authorizes special Support Our Veterans license plate with proceeds supp... This bill authorizes a special Support Our Veterans license plate with the proceeds supporting New Jersey homeless veterans' centers, Veterans Haven, North and South. The design of the license plate would be chosen by the...
S3295 Expands eligibility for property tax reimbursement program. This bill expands eligibility for the property tax reimbursement program to include individuals who do not work and are retired on a disability retirement under the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey (PF...
S2775 Establishes annual grant program to recognize public institutions of hig... This bill establishes an annual grant program under the State's Troops to College Program which was established in 2009 to assist New Jersey's public institutions of higher education in coordinating the provision of a com...
S1781 Grants certain leaves of absence for Vietnam Veterans of America convent... This bill adds the Vietnam Veterans of America to the list of organizations the State and national conventions of which State, county and municipal employees will be given leave of absence to attend. Current law provides ...
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 ...
S1096 Requires inspection for pest infestation prior to certain demolition. This bill requires pest inspections prior to certain building demolitions in order to prevent pest infestations from migrating to adjacent buildings. The bill requires either a health officer or another local health agenc...
S2654 Increases pension and retirement income exclusions under gross income ta... This bill triples the current combined pension and other retirement income exclusion cap under the New Jersey gross income tax only for those eligible taxpayers aged 67 and older. The purpose of the bill is to reduce the ...
S1180 Concerns equal pay and employment opportunities for women. This bill modifies 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 amends the LAD to make ...
S1573 Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program. This bill requires the Attorney General to establish a Statewide gun buyback program that allows citizens of this State to voluntarily and anonymously surrender firearms and weapons in their possession in exchange for a r...
S1861 Excludes Armed Services combat zone pay from gross income taxation. This bill excludes military pay for service in a combat zone or for hospitalization as the result of injury while serving in a combat zone from taxable gross income under the New Jersey gross income tax. The bill uses fed...
SCR164 Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jone... Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jones Act.
S1891 Extends certain PERS benefits to veterans of "Operation Uphold Democracy". This bill amends existing law to include veterans of Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti as veterans for purposes of the purchase of service credit and the calculation of retirant benefits in the Public Employees' Retirem...
S1637 Authorizes South Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Association license plates wit... This bill authorizes the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission ("commission") to issue South Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Association license plates for a motor vehicle owned or leased and registered in this State. The bill req...
S1276 Requires DOT to compensate local government entities for contractual del... This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to compensate municipalities, counties, or other local government entities for delay damages on transportation projects supported through the local aid program, if...
S1086 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...
S1085 Authorizes proportional property tax exemption for honorably discharged ... This bill revises the current veteran's total property tax exemption provided to totally disabled, honorably-discharged wartime veterans who received a 100% service-related disability during their wartime service in the U...
S1579 Provides tax credit to developers for affordable housing projects in cer... This bill would provide up to $600 million in tax credit available to developers to construct affordable housing projects in distressed neighborhoods. A distressed neighborhood is a neighborhood located within a distresse...
S3288 Permits municipalities, by ordinance, to prohibit release of balloons. This bill would permit municipalities, by ordinance, to ban any person, organization, firm, or corporation from intentionally releasing, organizing the release, or intentionally causing the release, of balloons that are i...
S1476 Creates housing purchase matching grant program for reserve component of... This bill establishes a matching grant program for certain members of the reserve component of the United States Armed Forces and the New Jersey National Guard, to assist them in purchasing a home. The program is establis...
S1093 "Nosey's Law"; prohibits use of wild or exotic animals in traveling anim... This bill, designated as "Nosey's Law," prohibits the use of wild or exotic animals in a traveling animal act. The term "traveling animal act" is defined in the bill to mean any performance which requires an animal to be ...
S330 Permits local health boards to require minimum temperature of 70 degrees... This bill allows local health boards to require a minimum temperature of 70 degrees from October 1 until May 1 within the habitable rooms of the dwelling units in certain buildings occupied by seniors and disabled persons...
S2824 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...
SJR112 Designates July 1 of each year as "U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Day." Designates July 1 of each year as "U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Day."
S2847 Requires spaying or neutering of cats and dogs prior to sale or other re... This bill requires every cat and dog to be spayed or neutered before it is sold, bartered, exchanged, transferred, or released for adoption from an animal rescue organization facility, kennel, pet shop, shelter, or pound,...
S2409 Requires that certain inmates with detainers be provided access to drug ... This bill provides that an inmate in a State correctional facility who is otherwise eligible for drug treatment cannot be denied access to a drug treatment program operating in a State correctional facility based solely o...
A31 Increases amount of benefits under Work First New Jersey program by 30 p... This bill increases the maximum cash assistance benefit for families participating in the Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) program. The WFNJ program provides cash and other assistance to low-income New Jersey residents in ord...
A4164 Requires State Auditor to annually report on unspent State account balan... This bill requires the State Auditor to annually report, in writing, to the Legislature on unspent State account balances. The report, to be submitted by December 31st of each year, must, in addition to containing any oth...
A4630 Repeals law regulating charges assessed by a miller for grinding grain. This bill would repeal R.S.45:20-1 through R.S.45:20-3, an archaic and anachronistic law dating back to at least 1877 that regulated charges that a miller could assess for grinding grain.
S2959 Requires consumer notification of vehicle warranty for aftermarket and r... This bill requires a new motor vehicle dealer to provide a purchaser with a written statement summarizing vehicle warranty coverage for aftermarket and recycled parts. Specifically, the bill requires a dealer to provide a...
S3179 Clarifies law concerning the advertising and promoting of NJ farm products. This bill allows the Secretary of Agriculture to solicit funds and notify interested individuals and business entities of the opportunity to contribute funds to advertise and promote the sale of New Jersey farm products a...
S403 Permits charging late fee for rental payments due on self-service storag... This bill supplements the "Self-Service Storage Facility Act," P.L.1983. c.136 (C.2A:44-187 et seq.), to allow the owner of a self-service storage facility to charge and collect a reasonable late fee for each month that t...
A3880 Requires restaurants to post DOH sign concerning food allergen awareness... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to develop, in consultation with the New Jersey Restaurant Association and in consideration of food allergy information published by the federal Food and Drug Administration, ...
S348 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...
S768 Requires institutions of higher education to develop open textbook plan. This bill provides that within 180 days of the bill's effective date, each institution of higher education, after consultation with faculty members, must submit a plan to the Secretary of Higher Education to expand the us...
S2661 Provides that Good Samaritans are not required to pay for ambulance serv... This bill provides that any person who receives ambulance service as the result of an injury incurred while rendering or attempting to render good faith emergency care and would be eligible to receive immunity under the "...
S1972 Permits registered voters to receive mail-in ballots automatically for a... This bill changes current law to enable a registered voter to vote by mail-in ballot in all future elections or for future general elections only. The bill also provides that, if a voter who requested a mail-in ballot for...
S1311 Creates "Economic Gardening Program" in Department of State to provide c... This bill establishes within the Business Action Center (BAC) in the Department of State an "Economic Gardening Program" (program) to provide customized services to a qualified second-stage growth business upon applicatio...
S647 Permits registered voters to receive mail-in ballots automatically for a... This bill changes current law to enable a registered voter to vote by mail-in ballot in all future elections or for future general elections only. The bill also provides that, if a voter who requested a mail-in ballot for...
S1218 "New Voter Empowerment Act"; permits 17 year olds to vote in primary ele... This bill, designated as the "New Voter Empowerment Act," permits any registered voter who is 17 years of age prior to the date on which a primary election for the general election is held to vote in that primary election...
S341 Requires an annual State debt affordability analysis be included in the ... This bill requires the State Debt Report to include an affordability analysis to provide executive and legislative policymakers a clear, data-driven framework for evaluating and establishing future State debt management a...
S745 Permits county clerk or register of deeds and mortgages to create Gold S... This bill permits county clerks or registers of deeds and mortgages, as appropriate, to create an identification card for Gold Star Parents. The bill defines Gold Star Parent to mean a parent, legal guardian or other lega...
SCR126 Urges DEP Commissioner and Historic Preservation Office to place former ... Urges DEP Commissioner and Historic Preservation Office to place former Martin Luther King, Jr. home in Camden, NJ on NJ Register of Historic Places.
S1600 Allows NJ gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions of foo... This bill allows gross income tax deductions for charitable contributions of food made in the tax year from business inventory, as allowed under paragraph (3) of subsection (e) of section 170 of the federal Internal Reven...
S712 Prohibits installation of payment assurance device as condition of secur... This bill makes it an unlawful practice under the consumer fraud act, P.L.1960, c.39 (C.56:8-1 et seq.), for a motor vehicle dealer, or a lender engaging in motor vehicle loans, to install a payment assurance device on a ...
S1102 Applies certain public contract bid threshold amounts to local pay to pl... This bill would revise the threshold amounts under the pay-to-play and prevailing wage laws for local contracting units and county colleges to make them the same as the threshold amount under the applicable local public c...
SCR63 Proposes constitutional amendment to grant total property tax exemption ... Proposes constitutional amendment to grant total property tax exemption to honorably discharged permanently and totally disabled peacetime veterans.
S2879 Requires lead paint inspection prior to home purchases and tenant turnov... This bill would require every contract of sale of real property to include a provision requiring, as a condition of the sale, a lead evaluation contractor, certified to provide lead paint inspection services by the Depart...
S2829 Authorizes proportional property tax exemption for honorably discharged ... This bill revises the current veteran's total property tax exemption provided to totally disabled, honorably-discharged wartime veterans who received a 100% service-related disability during their wartime service in the U...
S2425 Adds Monmouth County as pilot county for purposes of "Common Sense Share... This bill would add Monmouth County to the list of counties permitted to operate under the "Common Sense Shared Services Pilot Program Act," P.L.2013, c.166 (C.4A:65.1 et al.). Currently, five counties are designated as "...
S1631 Requires creditors to maintain vacant and abandoned non-residential prop... This bill would require creditors to maintain vacant and abandoned non-residential properties under foreclosure. Current law only requires creditors to maintain the exterior of vacant and abandoned residential properties ...
S1577 Establishes "New Jersey Net Neutrality Act." The bill entitled the "New Jersey Net Neutrality Act," establishes a system to ensure that all New Jersey customers of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are able to receive proper Internet service. The bill addresses conc...
S709 Establishes teacher recruitment grant program in DOE; appropriates $6 mi... This bill establishes a competitive grant program in the Department of Education to provide funding to an organization that recruits, trains, and places new teachers in high poverty school districts. The selected organiza...
S716 Permits local health boards to require minimum temperature of 70 degrees... This bill allows local health boards to require a minimum temperature of 70 degrees from October 1 until May 1 within the habitable rooms of the dwelling units in certain buildings occupied by seniors and disabled persons...
S2773 Designates month of November as "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome A... This bill designates the month of November as "Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Awareness Month" in New Jersey, and requests that the Governor issue an annual proclamation calling on public officials and citizens of ...
S3401 Revises acreage requirement for plenary winery licenses. This bill revises the acreage requirement for a plenary winery. Under current law, a person is eligible to hold a plenary winery license if the person is engaged in growing and cultivating grapes or fruit used in the prod...
SCR31 Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jone... Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jones Act.
S2219 Requires motorists operating vehicles to maintain reasonable and safe di... This bill requires the driver of a vehicle to maintain a reasonable and safe distance of at least four feet when overtaking a pedestrian or overtaking a bicycle traveling in the same direction as the vehicle. A driver is ...
A1257 Requires school bus transporting students using wheelchairs to be equipp... This bill requires school buses that provide transportation for students using wheelchairs to be equipped with a four-point securement system for each student using a wheelchair on the school bus. A four-point securement ...
S2454 Provides for cost of care of animals involved in animal cruelty violatio... This bill provides for the confiscation and forfeiture of animals involved in animal cruelty violations, and for the coverage of the cost of their care while the animals are held pending violation and forfeiture proceedin...
A4786 Streamlines authorization for farmers market programs to participate in ... This bill requires the WIC Services Unit in the Department of Health to authorize a vendor that is a farmers market to participate in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WI...
S727 "New Jersey Open Data Initiative;" to require certain information be pro... The purpose of this bill, designated as the "New Jersey Open Data Initiative," is to require State departments and agencies to make available certain public information on the Internet. Specifically, the bill requires the...
S2333 Establishes process for consideration of offers from short sale buyers d... This bill amends and supplements New Jersey's "Fair Foreclosure Act," P.L.1995, c.244 (C.2A:50-53 et al.), to require residential mortgage loan servicers to engage in consultations on short sales with prospective buyers, ...
S2887 Designates USS New Jersey as New Jersey State Ship. This bill designates the USS New Jersey, also known as the Battleship New Jersey, as the New Jersey State Ship. The USS New Jersey was launched in 1942 and was engaged in three wars, World War II, the Korean War, and the ...
S3316 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 ...
A4011 Designates USS New Jersey as New Jersey State Ship. This bill designates the USS New Jersey, also known as the Battleship New Jersey, as the New Jersey State Ship. The USS New Jersey was launched in 1942 and was engaged in three wars, World War II, the Korean War, and the ...
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...
S1030 Permits small, women owned, or minority owned businesses located in desi... This bill requires that, in the case of any undertaking by which the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) makes a direct loan to a qualified business located in an area designated as an "urban center" in the "S...
S3339 Requires restaurants to post DOH sign concerning food allergen awareness... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to develop, in consultation with the New Jersey Restaurant Association and in consideration of food allergy information published by the federal Food and Drug Administration, ...
A4787 Authorizes alternate members for farmers on State Agriculture Developmen... This bill would amend the law designating the membership of the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) to allow for alternate members, in the absence at an SADC meeting of one of the four appointed members who are...
A1856 Makes certain veterans eligible for certificates of registration under S... This bill provides that a veteran who committed a third or fourth degree crime, or lesser drug related offense prior to service in the armed forces, and who has not been convicted of any subsequent offense since being acc...
SCR104 Encourages four-year public and independent institutions of higher educa... Encourages four-year public and independent institutions of higher education to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees.
SCR129 Urges Congress to pass and fund "Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veter... Urges Congress to pass and fund "Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury Extension Act."
S2655 Requires issue advocacy organization disclosure; increases disclosure of... This bill makes various changes to the "The New Jersey Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reporting Act" concerning campaign contribution limits, expenditures, and reporting requirements, and modifies the c...
S3278 Establishes Task Force on Approved Private Schools for Students with Dis... This bill establishes a 19-member Task Force on Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities. The task force will study various issues associated with improving and streamlining the tuition-setting process, fun...
S2902 Requires financial institutions to cash payroll checks under certain cir... This bill provides that, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, a financial institution shall, upon the request of a person, including a minor, who presents a payroll check and who provides photographic identifica...
S3046 Permits up to seven dollar increase in surcharge for document recordatio... This bill increases the amount of a surcharge that may be applied to documents recorded with a county, in support of the county's Homelessness Housing Trust Fund. Under present law, a county governing body may adopt a res...
S1575 Revises certain aspects of the New Jersey Individual Development Account... This bill amends the "New Jersey Individual Development Account Act," P.L.2001, c.93 (C.44:10-86 et seq.) to revise certain aspects of the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. The bill revises the definition of "...
S717 Authorizes placement of involved animal with animal welfare agency or si... This bill provides for an animal welfare organization, animal rescue organization, or operator of a foster home or shelter to take custody of an animal confiscated from its owner and being held pending adjudication of an ...
S1940 Limits rescheduling, cancelation, and no-show fees providers of health c... This bill would prohibit a health care provider from charging a patient a fee for rescheduling or cancelling an appointment more than 24 hours in advance. In addition, the bill would prohibit the assessment of fees for ca...
S2599 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...
S1679 Establishes criminal background check requirement for name change and pr... This bill requires a person applying for a change of name to undergo a criminal history record background check. The bill bars persons convicted of a violent crime from assuming a new name, unless the request for the name...
S1274 "Linnette Lebron's Law"; modifies procedures for marriage or civil union... This bill would modify the procedures for obtaining a marriage or civil union license when a party is terminally ill. The bill is designated "Linnette Lebron's Law." Currently, persons intending to be married or to enter ...
S1272 Clarifies procedures for resignation, removal, and succession of fiducia... This bill would clarify the procedures for the resignation or removal of a fiduciary when such action is expressly permitted by a governing instrument, such as a will. The bill would additionally clarify that Surrogates m...
S2823 Requires additional data in annual temporary disability and family leave... This bill requires the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to provide additional data in the annual reports of the temporary disability and family leave insurance programs. Current law requires the commissione...
S2901 Requires employers within construction industry to notify employees of c... The bill supplements the "Construction Industry Independent Contractor Act," P.L.2007, c.114 (C.34:20-1 et seq.), which establishes a standard for the misclassification of employees as independent contractors within the c...
SCR54 Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their ... Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their surviving spouses to receive enhanced homestead rebate amounts similar to the homestead rebate amounts allowed for senior and disabled residents.
S1268 Allows corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to business... This bill provides for corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to businesses that have employees who are also members of the National Guard or a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States and...
S3310 Requires board of education to display information about child abuse hot... 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...
S3249 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...
S1154 Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program. This bill would require the Attorney General to establish a Statewide gun buyback program that allows citizens of this State to voluntarily and anonymously surrender firearms and weapons in their possession in exchange fo...
S1562 Prohibits certain employment actions against employees affected by a dec... This bill prohibits an employer from taking any adverse employment actions against an employee who is unable to actively work or perform regular duties at the employer's place of business due to a declared state of emerge...
S2771 Requires State Comptroller to report findings of audit compliance reviews. Under current law, the Office of the State Comptroller is responsible for conducting periodic and random audits of the Executive branch of State government, including all entities exercising executive branch authority, pu...
SCR136 Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their ... Proposes constitutional amendment permitting certain veterans and their surviving spouses to receive enhanced homestead rebate amounts similar to the homestead rebate amounts allowed for senior and disabled residents.
S2825 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share af... This bill would allow municipalities to obtain credits toward the fulfillment of their fair share affordable housing obligations for housing reserved for certain veterans. This bill would require the Council on Affordable...
S1584 Establishes the "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act." This bill, the "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act," establishes the "New Jersey Foreclosure Relief Corporation" as a temporary entity within the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Fina...
S1837 Establishes Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program in EDA; appropriates... This bill establishes the Emerging Technology Urban Grant Program (program) in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) to award grants to qualifying emerging technology businesses to encourage the businesses t...
S417 Raises age requirement of compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 yea... This bill raises the age requirement for compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 years of age, except for students who graduate from high school prior to their eighteenth birthday. This change would first apply to chil...
S1910 Establishes Task Force on Safety in School Transportation. This bill establishes the Task Force on Safety in School Transportation. Under the bill, the task force is charged with studying issues associated with student safety in school transportation. Specifically, the task force...
S312 Establishes grant program for homeless veterans shelters. This bill would require the Adjutant General of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to award grants to certain southern New Jersey counties to provide veterans with improved access to homeless shelters. Under...
S1760 Expands eligibility to receive the veteran's property tax deduction and ... This bill would broaden the eligibility for the veterans' property tax deduction and the veterans' property tax exemption by eliminating the requirement that a veteran serve during specific wars or other periods of emerge...
S1852 Provides tax credits to developers for certain affordable housing projec... This bill would provide up to $600 million in tax credit available to developers to construct affordable housing projects in neighborhoods in which the median family income does not exceed 80 percent of the Statewide or a...
S1759 Expands eligibility for veterans' civil service preference; creates addi... This bill would expand eligibility for veterans' hiring preference in the civil service so that individuals who are eligible for veterans' preference in the federal civil service, but are not eligible for preference in th...
A4195 Modifies requirements for receipt of distinguished service medal; codifi... This bill removes the requirement that a person have served in a time of war or national emergency in order to receive a distinguished service medal, and codifies qualifications for receipt of a meritorious service medal....
S1449 Establishes public awareness campaign advising pregnant women and new pa... This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to establish a public awareness campaign to advise pregnant women, new parents, and women who are breast feeding their children about the dangers of casual milk sharing. As de...
S1157 Concerns workers' cooperative societies. This bill amends and supplements statutory law authorizing the formation of workers' cooperative societies by adding services to the list of permissible purposes of a workers' cooperative society, and updating antiquated ...
S2932 Requires businesses to report email address to Division of Revenue and E... This bill requires businesses to report their email addresses to the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services, which must report those addresses to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Specifically, any b...
S710 Requires appropriate community notification when sex offender is placed ... The bill would prohibit inmates or parolees who are required to register as sex offenders from being placed in residential community release programs before they have been tiered and the appropriate community notification...
S1328 Clarifies that compensation may be paid for expenses related to service ... This bill specifically provides that crime victims may be awarded compensation for those expenses related to procuring or providing treatment to a service animal when a service animal is required by the victim due to inju...
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
A2041 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1311 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1840 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1876 Senate Education Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1894 Senate Education Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/22/2018 Yea
S1894 Senate Education Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/22/2018 Yea
S1895 Senate Education Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1896 Senate Education Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1897 Senate Education Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/22/2018 Yea
S1898 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Substitution 2/22/2018 Yea
S1899 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Substitution 2/22/2018 Yea
S366 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S372 Senate Education Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S410 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S877 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Substitution 2/22/2018 Yea
SR47 Senate Education Committee: Reported Favorably 2/22/2018 Yea
S1 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S1208 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S1519 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S1893 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S332 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S57 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/15/2018 Yea
S647 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/15/2018 Yea
S692 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S784 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S846 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Substitution 2/15/2018 Yea
S878 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/15/2018 Yea
S883 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/15/2018 Yea
S1143 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/8/2018 Yea
S1427 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/8/2018 Yea
S77 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 2/8/2018 Yea
S1036 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1057 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1082 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1083 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1207 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1229 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S478 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S5 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S611 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S844 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S863 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 2/5/2018 Yea
S1014 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S105 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S1136 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S120 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S1207 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported Favorably 2/1/2018 Yea
S1208 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/1/2018 Yea
S1218 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/1/2018 Yea
S1248 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S1265 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S131 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S246 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S247 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/1/2018 Yea
S383 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S414 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S493 Senate Floor: Amend 2/1/2018 Yea
S5 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/1/2018 Yea
S598 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S647 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Substitution 2/1/2018 Yea
S721 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S762 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S763 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S767 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S768 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S769 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S770 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S837 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported Favorably 2/1/2018 Yea
S847 Senate Floor: Amend 2/1/2018 Yea
S869 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S870 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S880 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported with Amendments 2/1/2018 Yea
SCR25 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
SCR55 Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee: Reported Favorably 2/1/2018 Yea
SCR80 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
SJR17 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 2/1/2018 Yea
S1057 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 1/25/2018 Yea
S1082 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 1/25/2018 Yea
S1083 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 1/25/2018 Yea
S250 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 1/25/2018 Yea
S846 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 1/25/2018 Yea
SR25 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 1/25/2018 Yea
SR1 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/9/2018 Other
A1130 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A1257 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A1414 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A191 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A2374 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A2477 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A2977 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A2991 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3047 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3055 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3105 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3150 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3396 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3421 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A3783 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A389 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4044 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4062 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4079 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4171 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4219 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4280 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4365 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4464 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4676 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
A4676 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4676 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 1/8/2018 Other
A4763 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4784 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4787 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4814 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A4846 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A5340 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A597 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A760 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A783 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S1163 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S1254 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S1390 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 1/8/2018 Other
S1390 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S1390 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S1390 Senate Floor: Rescind Vote 1/8/2018 Other
S1651 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S2107 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2180 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2276 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2397 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2508 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2511 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S2629 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S293 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S2968 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S2978 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3190 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3214 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3233 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3377 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3395 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3447 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3449 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3499 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3501 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3539 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3555 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3556 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3566 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3568 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3570 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3573 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3575 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3595 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3603 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3604 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3614 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
S3633 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S3635 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
S654 Senate Floor: Amend 1/8/2018 Other
SCR163 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
SCR176 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/8/2018 Other
A155 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/5/2018 Other
A1670 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/5/2018 Other
A1856 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 1/5/2018 Other
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Role Committee
Detail Chairman Senate Committee on Economic Growth
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Budget and Appropriations
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only)
Detail State Committee Member Senate Committee on State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation
Name Title Role Description Location Address Phone Email
Alexis Degan Legislative Aide Research Assistant / Legislative Aide District Office 1 231 Market Street
Camden, NJ. 08102
(856) 541-1251 ADegan@njleg.org
BORN- January 21, 1961
EDUCATION- University of Puerto Rico (Political Science); University of Maryland
OCCUPATION- Director of Constituent Services, Camden County
PUBLIC/PARTY SERVICE- N.J. State Democratic Committee 2015-present, Vice-Chair; Rutgers-Camden Board of Directors 2014-present; N.J. Legislative Apportionment Commission 2010-11, Democratic Vice-Chair; N.J. Congressional Reapportionment Commission 2011-12
MILITARY SERVICE- U.S. Army 1981-87
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE- Senate 2014-present; General Assembly 1995-2010, Deputy Majority Leader 2008-10, Assistant Majority Leader 2002-08