Due to the current public health emergency and state of emergency, access to the interior of the State Capitol Complex remains closed. The public may not attend Committee meetings in person but may view and participate in the meetings via www.njleg.state.nj.us.
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Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The Assembly Education Committee will meet remotely at 9 a.m. Rescheduled from 02/22/2021
- A-1662 / S-1790 (Quijano / Jimenez / Danielsen / Pennacchio / Diegnan) – “Mallory’s Law”; revises provisions required in school district’s anti-bullying policy; provides for civil liability of parent of minor adjudicated delinquent for cyber-harassment or harassment; and increases certain fines against parents.
- A-4859 (Jasey / Vainieri Huttle / Caputo) – Mandates training on remote teaching for all candidates for teaching certification.
- A-5007 (Lampitt / Vainieri Huttle) – Requires DOE to compile list of professional development programs on virtual and remote instruction; requires public school teachers and school leaders to complete professional development program on virtual and remote instruction.
The Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee will meet remotely at 9:15 a.m.
- A-267 (Armato / Mazzeo) – Makes persons with New Jersey National Guard service and NGB 22 form eligible for certain veterans benefits.
- A-1025 / S2968 (Downey / Houghtaling / Tucker / Gopal / Corrado) – Changes definition of veteran for civil service hiring preference.
- AJR-20 (Mazzeo / Armato) – Urges United States Department of Defense and New Jersey Civil Service Commission to permit civil service examinations during deployment.
The Assembly Housing Committee will meet remotely at 10:30 a.m.
- A-2685 (Armato / Mazzeo) – Concerns information on property condition disclosure statement.
- A-3784 (Carter / McKnight / Sumter) – Enhances protections against fraudulent deed recordings.
- A-4265 / S-2261 (Conaway / Singleton) – Revises law relating to common interest communities.
- A-4775 / S-2727 (Vainieri Huttle / Pennacchio / Pou) – Establishes Multigenerational Family Housing Continuity Commission; provides municipal guidance to periodically analyze local advancement of commission’s senior citizen housing recommendations.
The Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee will meet remotely at 12 p.m.
- A-4517 / S-2766 (Reynolds-Jackson / McKnight / Johnson / Sweeney / Rice) – Requires Civil Service Commission establish mentoring program for minority civil service law enforcement applicants.
- A-4542 / S-2765 (Reynolds-Jackson / Johnson / Sweeney / Rice / Ruiz) – Requires Civil Services Commission to undertake various initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity within law enforcement agencies.
- A-4598 / S-2767 (Reynolds-Jackson / Cryan / Rice / Sweeney) – Establishes oversight database to aid in civil service hiring process for law enforcement officers; requires Statewide diversity analysis of law enforcement.
The Assembly Appropriations Committee will meet remotely at 12:30 p.m.
- A-954 / A-653 / A-1669 (Karabinchak / Armato / Quijano / Mazzeo / Downey / Freiman / Vainieri Huttle) – Provides that purchase of insulin is not subject to deductible; requires health insurers to limit copayments and coinsurance for insulin; requires insulin manufacturers to submit report to Commissioner of Banking and Insurance.
- A-1061 / S-890 (Jasey / Johnson / Verrelli / Pou / Codey) – Requires DOH and DHS to identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health.
- A-1079 / S-703 (Speight / Pintor Marin / Reynolds-Jackson / Ruiz / Cunningham) – Requires certain health care professionals to undergo implicit bias training.
- A-1483 (Moriarty / Quijano) – Regulates pay-off of trade-in vehicles and certain vehicle title releases.
- A-2101 / S-828 (Swain / Tully / Verrelli / Lagana / Greenstein) – Requires public utilities and local units to provide notice prior to initiating certain infrastructure projects.
- A-2302 (Pintor Marin / Benson / Timberlake) – Establishes creative crosswalks pilot program.
- A-2562 (DeAngelo / Dancer / Chaparro) – Provides retirement allowance after 20 years of service regardless of age for members of PFRS.
- A-2614 (Murphy / Benson / Timberlake) – “21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act.” NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-2891 (Lopez / Zwicker / Danielsen) – “Digital Asset and Blockchain Technology Act.” NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-3998 / S-2476 (Murphy / Giblin / Verrelli / Singleton / Addiego) – Concerns certain workers’ compensation supplemental benefits for surviving dependents of essential employees who die in course of employment. NJBIA opposes this legislation.
- A-4463 (Quijano / Wimberly) – Establishes confidentiality of court records of certain eviction actions initiated during COVID-19 pandemic.
- A-4473 / S-2725 (Houghtaling / Downey / Gopal) – Concerns assessment of real property in counties operating under “Real Property Assessment Demonstration Program.”
- A-4632 (Giblin / Benson / Dunn) – Requires MVC to provide written knowledge examination online during COVID-19 public health emergency and state of emergency.
- A-4830 (Zwicker / Danielsen / Reynolds-Jackson) – Requires in person early voting period for certain elections; makes appropriation.
- A-5016 (Verrelli / McKnight / Egan) – Establishes Water Apprenticeship, Training, and Resources Pilot Program in DOLWD. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-5059 (Conaway / Vainieri Huttle / Benson) – Requires DOH to establish certain nursing education and professional advancement programs.
- A-5076 / S-171 (Murphy / Conaway / Benson / Corrado / Pou) – Establishes grant program for homeless veterans shelters.
- A-5147 (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. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-5149 / S-3234 (Greenwald / Benson / Johnson / Singleton / Bucco) – Allows deduction from tax of certain expenses when taxpayer’s federal paycheck protection program loan is forgiven and excludes those forgiven loans from gross income tax. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-5359 / S-3453 (Cryan / Scutari / Pou) – Amends certain provisions and effective date applicable to disclosure of personal information of judicial officers, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers.
- A-2890 / S-942 (Lopez / Chiaravalloti / Timberlake / Singleton / Cardinale) – Requires certain standards for professional and occupational boards considering applicants with criminal history records. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-5405 (Coughlin / Speight / Armato) – Appropriates $10 million in federal funding to DHS to support Emergency Feeding Organizations and for direct food assistance. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- S-2691 (Greenstein / Pou / Turner) – Authorizes school districts to maintain surplus at four percent for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years.
- S-526 (Vitale / Pou / Sweeney) – Provides that purchase of insulin is not subject to deductible and requires health insurers to limit copayments and coinsurance for insulin.
- S-1017 (Gopal / Lagana) – Provides retirement allowance after 20 years of service regardless of age for current members of PFRS who retire within two years.
The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m.
- A-2448 (Benson) – Requires certain CATV companies to make CATV service available throughout residential areas of municipality within specified number of years after CATV company first provides service to municipality. NJBIA opposes this legislation.
- A-4569 (Reynolds-Jackson / Benson) – Requires electric power suppliers and gas suppliers to receive written signature from person prior to switching provision of electric generation service or gas supply service.
- A-4819 / S-3033 (Lampitt / DeAngelo / Giblin / Sweeney / Singleton) – Establishes School and Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program in BPU. NJBIA supports this legislation and is seeking amendments.
- A-5131 (McKeon / Danielsen / Jasey) – Authorizes imposition of fee for connection to municipal electric distribution system.
- A-5160 (DeAngelo / Conaway / Zwicker) – Establishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for certain products sold, offered for sale, or leased in the State. NJBIA opposes this legislation.
The Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee will meet at 3 p.m.
- A-1663 (Quijano / Vainieri Huttle / Karabinchak) – Establishes “New Jersey Nonprofit Security Grant Program.”
- A-2427 (Benson / Pinkin) – “The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act; requires public utilities to file certain information concerning emergency preparedness with BPU and increases certain penalties. NJBIA opposes this legislation.
- AJR-208 (McKnight / Benson) – Condemns hate and violent extremism and commits to defense of safe and just democracy.
The Assembly Labor Committee will meet remotely at 3:15 p.m. Rescheduled from 02/22/2021
- A-1534 (Spearman / Chiaravalloti / Quijano) – “New Jersey Works Act”; Permits businesses to create pre-employment training programs in partnership with nonprofit organizations or educational institutions; provides tax credit to businesses that provide financial assistance to pre-employment training programs. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-1597 / S-1937 (Mejia / Timberlake / Vainieri Huttle / Madden / Sweeney) – Establishes Task Force to Promote Employment by State Agencies of People with Disabilities. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-1650 (Quijano) – Limits certain provisions in and enforceability of restrictive covenants. NJBIA opposes this legislation.
- A-4380 / S-2488 (Benson / Moen / Johnson / Singleton / Scutari) – Allocates $50 million to Department of Labor and Workforce Development from federal government assistance to improve unemployment insurance benefit claims processing capacity. NJBIA supports this legislation.
- A-4680 / S-2932 (Burzichelli / Sweeney) – Concerns subcontracting agreements entered into by four-year public institutions of higher education. NJBIA supports this legislation.