Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may not attend Committee meetings in person but may view and participate in the meetings via www.njleg.state.nj.us.
Monday, May 10, 2021
Assembly Budget Committee will hold remote meetings for FY 2022 budget review for Department of Human Services/Medicaid at 10 a.m. and for Department of Education/Schools Development Authority at 1 p.m.
Due to the public health emergency, these meetings will be conducted remotely without the possibility of in-person attendance. Committee members and staff will participate from remote locations using video conferencing technology. The public may view the meetings through the State Legislature’s website www.njleg.state.nj.us.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The Senate Environment and Energy Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 4, 1st Floor.
- S-697 (Ruiz / Turner) – Authorizes common law public nuisance suits regarding lead paint under State law; exempts Attorney General from certain aspects of public nuisance claims when pursuing lead paint actions.
- S-2605 (Smith / Bateman) – Directs BPU to establish utility-scale solar energy development program; modifies State’s renewable energy portfolio standards.
- S-3263 (Beach / Gopal) – Increases fee charged for New Jersey Waterfowl Stamp.
- S-3287 / A-5121 (Singleton / Smith / Coughlin / Zwicker / Karabinchak) – Concerns provision of energy to certain manufacturing facilities by providing exemptions to certain energy related taxes.
- S-3504 (Smith) – Requires all newly constructed warehouses to be solar-ready buildings.
- S-3618 (Pennacchio / Oroho / Bucco) – Makes a supplemental appropriation of $10 million for grants for certain lake management activities for recreation and conservation purposes.
- S-3667 (Smith / Bateman) – Codifies certain energy goals related to 2019 Energy Master Plan.
The Senate Higher Education Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 6.
- S-3216 (Oroho / Greenstein) – “Manufacturing in Higher Education Act”; requires various State entities to promote manufacturing career pathways for students and provides assistance to manufacturing industry.
- S-3536 (Cunningham / Codey) – Requires financial aid award letter provided by institutions of higher education and certain proprietary schools be consistent with financial aid shopping sheet.
- S-3708 (Cunningham / Gopal) – Requires institutions of higher education and proprietary degree-granting institutions that have agreements with online program managers to disclose online program information.
- S-3709 (Cunningham / Gopal) – Requires online program manager providing marketing services for institution of higher education or proprietary institution licensed to offer academic degrees to self-identify as third party to prospective students.
- S-3710 (Cunningham / Gopal) – Requires certain institutions of higher education and degree-granting proprietary institutions to submit certain documentation on online program management companies to Secretary of Higher Education.
- S-3711 (Cunningham / Gopal) – Requires four-year public institutions of higher education to provide on website certain information on online degree students and graduate degree students.
- SJR86 (Smith) – Designates December 4 of each year as “Alpha Phi Alpha Day” in New Jersey.
- SR-91 (Weinberg / Pou) – Urges Congress to address in future federal higher education stimulus legislation inequities in incorporation of part-time and online learning students in formula calculation.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Senate Education Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in Committee Room 4, 1st Floor.
- S-1025 (Ruiz) – Requires certain additional school district personnel to complete training program on suicide prevention.
- S-1030 (Ruiz) – Establishes pilot program to create student mental health assistance programs in selected school districts.
- S-2204 / A-2455 (Greenstein / Oroho / Benson / Vainieri Huttle / DeAngelo) – Establishes pilot program in DOE to support FIRST Robotics Programs in school districts.
- S-2715 / A-4433 (Beach / Corrado / Greenwald / Mukherji / Lampitt) – Creates grant program to encourage school districts to partner with institutions of higher education in training school-based mental health services providers.
- S-2716 / A-4434 (Beach / Ruiz / Greenwald / Lampitt / Mukherji) – Establishes Student Wellness Grant Program in DOE.
- S-2717 / A-4435 (Beach / Corrado / Verrelli / Greenwald / Speight) – Requires DCF to give priority to certain school districts with student mental health counseling centers in awarding grants under School Based Youth Services Program.
- S-3469 (Turner) – Mandates training on remote teaching for all candidates for teaching certification.
- S-3479 / A-5147 (Cunningham / Lampitt / Freiman / Speight) – Establishes Alleviating Learning Loss in New Jersey Grant Program in DOE to assist public schools in establishing or expanding certain educational programs to address learning loss in students.
- S-3531 (Ruiz / Turner) – Requires public schools to offer or expand summer school programs to students.
- S-3684 (Ruiz) – Requires DOE to establish central registry of individuals and organizations interested in providing supplemental tutoring support to students.
- S-3725 (Ruiz) – Establishes “Summer Earn and Learn Pilot Program.”
The Senate Commerce Committee will meet at 11 a.m. in Committee Room 6, 1st Floor.
- S-2089 / A-3605 (Cryan / Quijano / Murphy / Armato) – Prohibits insurers, SHBP, and SEHBP from charging fee for paper bills and notices.
- S-3474 / A-4834 (Pou / Mazzeo / Quijano / Downey) – Requires disclosure letter be included with mail falsely implying State government connection.
- S-3494 (Sweeney / Weinberg / Vitale) – Requires appointment of new State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, adds two public members to board membership, and prohibits licensure for individuals convicted of certain offenses.
- S-3512 (Corrado) – Authorizes purchaser of automobile by private sale to operate automobile for three-day period following purchase without permanent registration or transfer of title.
- S-3700 (Pou) – Clarifies that any State entity that issues professional or occupational licenses will not require individuals to demonstrate lawful presence in New Jersey to obtain professional or occupational licensure.
Senate Judiciary Committee will meet at 1 p.m. in Committee Room 4, 1st Floor.
- S-3049 (Sweeney) – Establishes regional municipal court pilot program.
- S-3614 (Scutari) – Requires stipends for certain members of boards, commissions, committees, and other public entities.
- S-3690 (Scutari / Cryan) – Expands modified basic training program to allow county corrections officers to be certified as county prosecutor’s detectives or investigators, and county or municipal police officers.
- S-3692 (Scutari / Cryan) – Establishes criminal penalties for production, sale, and use of false COVID-19 vaccination verification card; requires AG to establish COVID-19 vaccination fraud prevention program.