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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) 633-7245
State District
231 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
  • Phone: (856) 541-1251
  • Fax: (856) 541-3415
Bill Bill Name Summary
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
SCR12 Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property... Proposes constitutional amendment to increase to $500 veterans' property tax deduction.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
S438 Requires annual General Fund appropriation to DMVA for Council on Armed ... 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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
S1999 Establishes Military and Defense Economic Ombudsman in Department of State. 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...
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...
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.
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 ...
SR48 Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ. Opposes expansion of black bear hunting season in NJ.
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....
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...
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...
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.
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, ...
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, ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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." *
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...
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...
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...
SJR76 Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day. Designates September 20th of each year as Hispanic Journalist Pride Day.
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
SCR143 Condemns United States Executive Orders regarding immigration. Condemns United States Executive Orders regarding immigration.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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'...
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...
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." *
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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'...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
SCR164 Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jone... Urges Congress and President to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from Jones Act.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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."
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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,...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
SJR106 Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month." Designates month of October as "Learning Disabilities Awareness Month."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
S3057 Removes time of war requirements for receipt of distinguished service me... 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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
SJR96 Designates April 19th as "Acute Myeloid Leukemia Awareness Day." Designates April 19th as "Acute Myeloid Leukemia Awareness Day."
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 "...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
SCR128 Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bar... Amends Constitution to give public employees the right to collective bargaining.
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...
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...
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."
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
S2508 "Nosey's Law"; prohibits use of elephants in traveling animal acts. 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...
AJR21 Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ. Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ.
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 "...
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, ...
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.) ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
SJR53 Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month." Designates March of each year as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month."
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...
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...
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...
SJR51 Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ. Designates first week of March as "Consumer Protection Week" in NJ.
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 "...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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."
Bill Number Motion Vote Date Vote
A2080 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
A2220 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A2297 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 12/7/2017 Yea
A2741 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A3338 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 12/7/2017 Yea
A3466 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A3636 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
A4124 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4406 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4468 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
A4469 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4470 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
A4670 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A4786 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
A5072 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
ACR260 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR112 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
AJR149 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1072 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1472 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S150 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1570 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
S1687 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S1710 Senate Floor: Senate Substitute 12/7/2017 Yea
S2214 Senate Floor: Adopt Governor Recommendations 12/7/2017 Yea
S2332 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Nay
S2389 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2747 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
S2839 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S2899 Senate Floor: Senate Substitute 12/7/2017 Yea
S3016 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3028 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
S3132 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
S3162 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
S3306 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3307 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3308 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3370 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3502 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3538 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S3539 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 12/7/2017 Yea
S677 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 12/7/2017 Yea
SR124 Senate Floor: Amend 12/7/2017 Yea
A1451 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A224 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A2513 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A2665 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A311 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A3293 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A3466 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A4573 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
A4704 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A846 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S1030 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S1049 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S1278 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S1916 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S1922 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S1999 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S2177 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S2205 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S2501 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S2872 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S2966 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Substitution 12/4/2017 Yea
S2971 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S3108 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S3169 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S3237 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Substitution 12/4/2017 Yea
S3395 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S3504 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
S3554 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S403 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S439 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S837 Senate Commerce Committee: Reported with Amendments 12/4/2017 Yea
S848 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12/4/2017 Yea
A1540 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A2204 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
A2212 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A3055 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A306 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A3211 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A3636 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A3732 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
ACR13 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
ACR151 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S2017 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S2322 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S2444 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
S2822 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S2872 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
S2899 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S3169 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
S3179 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S3341 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S3355 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
S3558 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
S739 Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/30/2017 Yea
SCR108 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 11/30/2017 Yea
A4406 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
A4468 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
A4469 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
A4670 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S1072 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S1472 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S1687 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
S2839 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S2845 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S3112 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
S3162 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
S3163 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
S3370 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 11/20/2017 Yea
S3502 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 11/20/2017 Yea
A2061 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 10/5/2017 Yea
A2503 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 10/5/2017 Yea
A320 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 10/5/2017 Yea
A3295 Senate Floor: Amend 10/5/2017 Yea
AJR77 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 10/5/2017 Yea
AJR77 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 10/5/2017 Yea
S110 Senate Floor: Amend 10/5/2017 Yea
S2332 Senate Floor: Amend 10/5/2017 Yea
S3439 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 10/5/2017 Yea
S3439 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 10/5/2017 Yea
S677 Senate Floor: Adopt Governor Recommendations 10/5/2017 Yea
S985 Senate Floor: Amend 10/5/2017 Yea
SR138 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 10/5/2017 Yea
SR139 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 10/5/2017 Yea
A1661 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/13/2017 Yea
S1731 Senate Floor: Amend 7/13/2017 Yea
S183 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/13/2017 Yea
S3422 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/13/2017 Yea
S3422 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 7/13/2017 Yea
A222 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
A4352 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 7/4/2017 Yea
A4969 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
A5000 Senate Floor: Table Motion 7/4/2017 Yea
A5000 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
A5001 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
A5005 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
S2 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 7/4/2017 Yea
S2 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
S3311 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 7/4/2017 Yea
S956 Senate Floor: Concur Governor Recommendations 7/4/2017 Yea
A1458 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A1661 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
A1690 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A222 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/29/2017 Yea
A2441 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A2511 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A3381 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A3433 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A3532 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A3896 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A3908 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4317 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4432 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4432 Senate Floor: Enact Emergency Clause 6/29/2017 Yea
A4453 Senate Floor: Table Motion 6/29/2017 Yea
A4453 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4496 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4568 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4673 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4713 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4875 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4895 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A4994 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A555 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Other
AJR37 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
AJR54 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S1045 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/29/2017 Yea
S1046 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/29/2017 Yea
S1219 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S1315 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S1913 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S2171 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/29/2017 Yea
S2306 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/29/2017 Yea
S2485 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S2512 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S278 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S2804 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S2820 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S2841 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Substitution 6/29/2017 Yea
S2929 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S3181 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S3212 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S3217 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S3235 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S3311 Senate Floor: Amend 6/29/2017 Yea
S3312 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S3377 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
S4 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
SJR104 Senate Floor: Rescind Vote 6/29/2017 Yea
SJR23 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
SJR38 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/29/2017 Yea
A1139 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Other
A1199 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A2176 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A31 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A33 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A3386 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A3480 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A3686 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A4399 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A4453 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
A4673 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
A4870 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A4895 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
A4927 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
A4969 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
A4999 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S1162 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S1238 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S1285 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/26/2017 Yea
S1295 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S1396 Senate Floor: Senate Substitute 6/26/2017 Yea
S18 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S1950 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S1996 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S2331 Senate Floor: Amend 6/26/2017 Yea
S2458 Senate Floor: Table Motion 6/26/2017 Yea
S2560 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S2721 Senate Floor: Amend 6/26/2017 Yea
S278 Senate Floor: Amend 6/26/2017 Yea
S2795 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S2853 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S2877 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S2881 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S2884 Senate Floor: Amend 6/26/2017 Yea
S2977 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S2978 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S3056 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S3095 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S3233 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S3275 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S3281 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/26/2017 Yea
S3299 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S3311 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/26/2017 Yea
S3312 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/26/2017 Yea
S3317 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S3327 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Amendments 6/26/2017 Yea
S3328 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S3329 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S3330 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 6/26/2017 Yea
S4 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported with Substitution 6/26/2017 Yea
S447 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
S956 Senate Floor: Adopt Governor Recommendations 6/26/2017 Yea
S960 Senate Floor: Table Motion 6/26/2017 Yea
SJR104 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
SJR113 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
SR132 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
SR133 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 6/26/2017 Yea
Role Committee
Detail State Committee Member Joint Committee on Housing Affordability
Detail Chairman Senate Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs
Detail Vice Chair 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)
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