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Gender Pay Equity, November Fire Elections, Regulating Daily Fantasy Sports & Airbnb-type Businesses & Lead Testing at Health Care Facilities Highlight Monday Assembly Session

Also on Tap: Enhancing Resident Voting Rights in Homeowner Associations, Improving Protections for Domestic Violence Victims, Personal Privacy Act & Biz Programs for LGBT, Disabled & Veterans

(TRENTON) – The Assembly on Monday will vote on bills to enhance gender pay equity protections, allow fire district elections be moved to November, regulate daily fantasy sports, impose the sales and hotel tax to accommodations such as Airbnb and to require health care facilities test for lead in drinking water and disclose the test results.

Also on tap: enhancing resident voting rights in homeowners’ associations, improving protections for domestic violence victims, protecting veterans from discrimination, the Personal Information and Privacy Act and creating business assistance programs for businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, disabled persons and veterans.

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The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:

            http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp

Bill No.

 

Sponsor

 

Description

A-320 Aca

    

Singleton, Troy
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.

  

Establishes minimum Medicaid reimbursement rate for personal care services.

A-374 Sca

    

Auth, Robert
/Prieto, Vincent
/Schepisi, Holly
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Sacco, Nicholas J.
/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

  

Prohibits MVC from imposing duplicate license or identification card fee and digitized picture fee if duplicate is requested to reflect change in organ donor status.

A-772 Aca

 

Andrzejczak, Bob

/Diegnan, Patrick J.

/Land, Bruce R.

/Benson, Daniel R.

/Holley, Jamel C.

 

Establishes process for recovering cost of caring for domestic companion animals involved in animal cruelty violations.

A-916

    

Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Pintor Marin, Eliana

  

Provides rental and lease protections for domestic violence victims.

A-1257 Aca

    

Caride, Marlene
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Holley, Jamel C.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/McKnight, Angela V.

  

Requires school bus transporting students using wheelchairs to be equipped with four-point securement system; requires school bus operator or aide to secure students using wheelchairs.

A-1640

    

Schaer, Gary S.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Holley, Jamel C.

  

Eliminates five percent down payment requirement for bond ordinances approved by counties and municipalities.

A-1690 Acs

    

Dancer, Ronald S.
/Singleton, Troy
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Land, R. Bruce
/Benson, Daniel R.

  

Allows fire district elections to be moved to November; eliminates certain fire district budget referenda; and eliminates certain fire district capital purchase referenda.

A-1856

    

Wimberly, Benjie E.

  

Makes certain veterans eligible for certificates of registration under Security Officer Registration Act.

A-1873 Aca

    

Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Singleton, Troy
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Danielsen, Joe

  

Allows person on police officer or firefighter eligible list who is unable to complete requirements for employment due to certain military service to have name placed on subsequent eligible list.

A-2081 Aa

    

Mukherji, Raj
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Holley, Jamel C.
/Chiaravalloti, Nicholas

  

Provides for priority consideration, by DCA, DEP, DOT, and municipalities, of permit applications for green building projects.

A-2597 Aca

    

Gusciora, Reed
/Holley, Jamel C.

  

Permits municipality to establish restricted parking spaces for certain volunteer firefighters.

A-3009

    

Conaway, Herb
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Danielsen, Joe
/Mukherji, Raj

  

Prohibits permanent change of child custody during period of active military service; provides that absence due to active military duty, by itself, is insufficient justification to modify a child custody or visitation order.

A-3414 Aca

    

McKnight, Angela V.
/Space, Parker
/Phoebus, Gail
/Houghtaling, Eric

  

Requires Dept. of Agriculture to create clearinghouse website for vendors to provide surplus food to charities in State.

A-3480/

4119 Acs

    

Downey, Joann
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Schaer, Gary S.
/Houghtaling, Eric
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Singleton, Troy
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

  

Concerns employer inquiries about worker's wage and salary experience.

A-3532 Acs

    

Mazzeo, Vincent
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/Burzichelli, John J.

  

Provides for regulation of fantasy sports activities in New Jersey. 

A-3829 Aca

    

Houghtaling, Eric
/Downey, Joann
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

  

Permits issuance of motorcycle endorsement to certain out-of-State military personnel.

A-3891 Acs

    

Eustace, Tim
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

  

Creates certain assistance programs for businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender persons, by persons with a disability, and by veterans.

A-3959 Aca

    

Giblin, Thomas P.

  

Revises "Accountancy Act of 1997."

A-4124

    

Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Barclay, Arthur
/Jones, Patricia Egan
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Downey, Joann

  

Requires public employers to implement certain policies for handling and responding to reports of domestic violence.

A-4139

    

Benson, Daniel R.
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Conaway, Herb
/Quijano, Annette
/Johnson, Gordon M.

  

Requires health care facilities to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose test results.

A-4195

    

Land, R. Bruce
/Andrzejczak, Bob

  

Removes time of war requirements for receipt of distinguished service medal; codifies qualifications for receipt of meritorious service medal.

A-4216

    

Eustace, Tim
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

  

Requires collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information about sexual orientation and gender identity in certain surveys by State agencies.

A-4263

    

Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Quijano, Annette
/Jones, Patricia Egan
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Benson, Daniel R.

  

Requires bidders on certain State contracts to disclose, and Department of Treasury to publish, certain gender wage information.

A-4280

    

Chaparro, Annette
/Chiaravalloti, Nicholas

  

Allows domestic violence victims to cancel television and telephone service contracts without paying early termination fee.

A-4290

    

Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Gusciora, Reed

  

Requires electric public utility to notify property owner any time account for electric public utility service on owner's property is opened, closed, transferred, or altered.

A-4451 Aca

    

Bucco, Anthony M.
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/DeCroce, BettyLou

  

Permits retired corrections officer to be appointed Class Three special law enforcement officer.

A-4587 AcaAca

    

Quijano, Annette
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mukherji, Raj

  

Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on transient accommodations; authorizes various municipal taxes and fees on transient accommodations.

A-4609

    

Mazzeo, Vincent
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

  

Clarifies excuse from jury service for active duty members of the military or reserve; repeals N.J.S.38A:4-6.

ACR-217

    

Jimenez, Angelica M.

  

Strongly encourages State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt regulations as necessary to authorize radiologist assistants to practice in New Jersey.

AJR-52 Acs

    

DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Quijano, Annette
/Houghtaling, Eric
/Downey, Joann

  

Designates May of each year as "Small Business Month" in New Jersey.

AJR-83

    

Space, Parker
/Phoebus, Gail
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Chiaravalloti, Nicholas

  

Designates first full week of June each year as "New Jersey Fishing and Boating Week."

AJR-91 Sca

    

Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Holley, Jamel C.
/Downey, Joann
/Beach, James
/Van Drew, Jeff

  

Designates June 27 of each year as "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day." 

AJR-113

    

Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.

  

Designates May of each year as "Caregivers Awareness Month."

AJR-126 Aca

 

Dancer, Ronald S.

/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

/Munoz, Nancy F.

/Bucco, Anthony M.

 

Commemorates establishment and service of the New Jersey State Police and celebrates 95th anniversary of first graduating class.

AR-161

    

Munoz, Nancy F.
/Singleton, Troy
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Greenwald, Louis D.

  

Urges New Jersey Supreme Court to require training on domestic violence issues as part of continuing requirements for certified matrimonial attorneys.

AR-239

    

DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Zwicker, Andrew
/Houghtaling, Eric

  

Expresses opposition to proposed discontinuation of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and urges Congress to renew that funding.

S-587

(A-2937)

   

Cunningham, Sandra B.

(Sumter, Shavonda E.

/Mukherji, Raj

/Quijano, Annette)

 

Requires incarcerated individual from State to be counted at residential address for legislative redistricting purposes.

S-726 Aca

(A-4460 Aca)

   

Cruz-Perez, Nilsa
/Oroho, Steven V.

(Jones, Patricia Egan

/Mosquera, Gabriela M.

/Downey, Joann)

 

Extends full protection of Law Against Discrimination to persons having liability for service in Armed Forces of United States; guarantees equal employment opportunity in State contracting to all veterans.

S-1451 Sa

(A-3856 Aca)

   

Ruiz, M. Teresa
/Allen, Diane B.

(Holley, Jamal C.

/McKnight, Angela V.

/Singleton, Troy)

 

Directs DOE to make database of special education decisions available on website.

S-1840 ScaAcaAa

(A-2085 AcaAa)

    

Ruiz, M. Teresa
/Gill, Nia H.

(Mukherji, Raj

/Oliver, Sheila Y.

/McKnight, Angela V.)

 

Prohibits charging fee to stop publishing personal identifying information obtained through the criminal justice system.

S-1913 Sca

(A-2794 Aca)

   

Addiego, Dawn Marie
/Greenstein, Linda R.

(Lagana, Joseph A.

/Moriarty, Paul D.)

 

"Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act"; restricts collection and use of personal information by retail establishments for certain purposes.

S-2059 ScaSca

(A-3769 Aca)

    

Weinberg, Loretta

(Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

/Mukherji, Raj)

 

Requires DOH to ensure that fetal death certification and reporting requirements are consistent with current federal standards.

S-2492 ScaAcaAaAa

(A-4091 AcaAaAa)

   

Gordon, Robert M.
/O'Toole, Kevin J.

(Eustace, Tim

/Chiaravalloti, Nicholas

/Mukherji, Raj

/Benson, Daniel R.

/Jasey, Mila M.)

 

Enhances resident voting participation rights in common interest communities.

S-2878

(A-4523)

    

Vitale, Joseph F.
/Codey, Richard J.

(Schaer, Gary S.

/Singleton, Troy

/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie)

 

Requires DOH to permit certain health care facilities to use shared clinical space when providing primary health care and behavioral health care for mild to moderate behavioral health conditions.

SCR-124 Sca

(ACR-209 Aca)

   

Weinberg, Loretta
/Gill, Nia H.

(Quijano, Annette

/Benson, Daniel R.)

 

Memorializes Congress to repeal the moratorium on funding for firearm violence research.

SJR-62

(AJR-96)

    

Codey, Richard J.

(Eustace, Tim

/Lampitt, Pamela R.

/Pinkin, Nancy)

 

Designates month of May of each year as "Mental Health Awareness Month."

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