My Bills

Bills That I Have Written

Details for each bill can be found on my NJ Legislature Page.

A3591 "New Voter Empowerment Act"; permits 17 year olds to vote in primary election if they turn 18 years old before next succeeding general election.
A3783 Allows county and municipal police departments to establish designated safe areas for Internet purchase transactions; establishes public awareness campaign.
A3784 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use during emergencies.
A3883 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2017.
A4033 Establishes program in EDA providing tax credits and exemptions to certain qualified data centers.
A4050 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain student loans in the event of student borrower death or total and permanent disability and grant deferment for temporary total disability.
A4060 Requires MVC to offer driver's license knowledge test in certain languages.
A4225 Requires DOH to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning educational programs and resources available to special education students.
A4327 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts.
AR155 Condemns bigotry and hatred.
AR182 Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood.
AR183 Urges Congress and President to enact legislation to ensure students have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities.

Bills That I am Sponsoring

Details for each bill can be found on my NJ Legislature page.

A441 Establishes solar power incentive program.
A501 Establishes certain requirements for use of physical restraint on students with disabilities in school districts and approved private schools for students with disabilities.
A614 Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD.
A1034 Requires Commissioner of Community Affairs to compile and annually update list of all unfunded State and federal mandates on municipalities and counties.
A1199 Permits a victim or witness of any age to testify by closed circuit television under certain circumstances in prosecutions for domestic violence, sexual assault, and certain other crimes.*
A1668 Establishes New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and Business Partnerships.
A1757 Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse application fees and transcript fees for veterans and members of the military.
A1899 Allows tax credits for development of qualified wind energy facilities in certain portfield sites.
A2088 Requires Commissioner of DCA to promulgate rules and regulations providing for veterans' affordable housing assistance preference.
A2203 Establishes requirements for provision of energy from Class I renewable energy sources.
A2204 Authorizes virtual net metering for certain electric public utility customers who are connected to certain hydropower facilities.
A2297 Requires health insurance coverage for contraceptives to include prescriptions for 12 months.
A2374 Requires Attorney General to establish Statewide gun buyback program.
A2394 Establishes public-private alternative fueling station pilot program and requires DOT to conduct study.
A2417 Requires large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amends definition of "Class I renewable energy."
A2443 Prohibits firearm possession by persons convicted of certain offenses.*
A2445 Creates Office of Clean Energy in BPU.
A2462 Extends post-military service protection against mortgage foreclosure.
A2509 Revises procedure for issuance of amended birth certificate for person who has undergone change in sex.
A2547 Permits small businesses to qualify for loans from NJEDA for costs of energy audit and making energy efficiency or conservation improvements.
A2565 Allows NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship recipients to maintain program eligibility in the event that medical condition or recent death of parent or spouse prevents enrollment as full-time student.
A2665 Extends health benefits coverage of a newborn infant.
A2674 Establishes "Blue Alert System."*
A2761 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain student loans in the event of student borrower's death or total and permanent disability and grant deferment for temporary total disability.*
A2844 Amends Fiscal Year 2016 budget to provide one-half of certain environmental damage amounts recovered are appropriated for costs of remediation, restoration, and clean up.
A2950 "Combat to College Act"; grants priority course registration to military service members and veterans attending public institutions of higher education.
A2951 Requires public institutions of higher education to grant academic credit to certain veterans.
A2961 Concerns victim's right to rape care advocate under certain circumstances.
A3003 Concerns NJ Transit's treatment of people with guide or service dogs; establishes Access Link Customer Service Group.
A3098 Modifies education requirement for licensure by the NJ State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling.
A3549 Exempts hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles from certain labeling requirements.
A3591 "New Voter Empowerment Act"; permits 17 year olds to vote in primary election if they turn 18 years old before next succeeding general election.
A3615 Upgrades assault on victims who are elderly or disabled.
A3631 Permits holding companies of eligible New Jersey emerging technology companies to receive investments under "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act."
A3669 Provides gross income tax deduction for certain home elevation expenses.
A3783 Allows county and municipal police departments to establish designated safe areas for Internet purchase transactions; establishes public awareness campaign.
A3784 Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use during emergencies.
A3819 Concerns unemployment compensation and labor disputes.
A3824 Establishes Office of Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and their Families.
A3825 Establishes Clean Energy Technology Center and Alternative and Clean Energy Investment Trust Fund for purposes of creating clean energy-related employment opportunities; allocates revenues from societal benefits charge to support its activities.
A3883 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2017.
A3901 Establishes Hunterdon-Somerset Flood Advisory Task Force.
A3910 Establishes procedures for pharmacists to seek approval to dispense alternative product in place of prescribed epinephrine auto-injector device.
A3947 Clarifies applicability of statutory presumption concerning alimony payor's retirement and alimony termination.
A3980 Requires issues related to prescription opioids to be included in continuing education courses for certain health care professionals.
A3982 Requires all prescriptions be transmitted electronically, subject to certain exceptions.
A4033 Establishes program in EDA providing tax credits and exemptions to certain qualified data centers.
A4050 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain student loans in the event of student borrower death or total and permanent disability and grant deferment for temporary total disability.
A4060 Requires MVC to offer driver's license knowledge test in certain languages.
A4177 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and permits emergency administration of opioid antidote by school nurse or trained employee.
A4225 Requires DOH to establish comprehensive searchable website concerning educational programs and resources available to special education students.
A4327 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts.
ACR25 Determines that Fish and Game Council's adopted rule 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.
ACR199 Urges FDA to expedite approval of additional epinephrine auto-injector device products.
AJR86 Honors 100th anniversary of NJ Nursery and Landscape Association.
AJR87 Recognizes 100th anniversary of Farm Credit East Program.
AJR116 Designates last full week in June each year as "Home and Community Garden Gleaning Week."
AR82 Urges Congress to pass "Community Broadband Act."
AR155 Condemns bigotry and hatred.
AR157 Urges State Board of Medical Examiners to adopt CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.
AR182 Commemorates 100th anniversary of founding of Planned Parenthood.
AR183 Urges Congress and President to enact legislation to ensure students have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities.
S166 Establishes Hunterdon-Somerset Flood Advisory Task Force.
S743 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain student loans in the event of student borrower's death or total and permanent disability and grant deferment for temporary total disibility.*
S855 Requires Commissioner of DCA to promulgate rules and regulations providing for veterans' affordable housing assistance preference.
S1379 Concerns NJ Transit's treatment of people with guide or service dogs; establishes Access Link Customer Service Group.
S2098 Exempts hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles from certain labeling requirements.
S2160 Concerns unemployment compensation and labor disputes.

Bills That I am Co-Sponsoring

Details for each bill can be found on my NJ Legislature page.

A384 Creates "New Jersey Life Sciences Internship Challenge" program.
A547 Restricts use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities.
A780 Implements 2014 constitutional dedication of CBT revenues for certain environmental purposes; revises State's open space, farmland, and historic preservation programs.
A925 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by state in companies that boycott Isreal or Israeli businesses.*
A1211 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms.
A1464 Authorizes health care practitioners to provide health care services through telemedicine.
A1477 Provides gross income tax credit for certain contributions to New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) program.
A1479 Permits developer to qualify for low-interest loan from NJEDA when building a high performance green building.
A1482 "Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement Act."
A1484 Requires installation of operational automatic rain sensor on lawn sprinklers as condition of sale and on lawn sprinklers on commercial, retail or industrial property and in common interest communities within specified timeframes.
A1485 The "Green Building Tax Credit Act."
A1488 The "Renewable Energy District Financing Act."
A1493 Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
A1503 Clarifies procedures for closing active child protective services cases.
A1759 Establishes renewable energy portfolio standards.
A1834 Requires DOH license additional angioplasty facilities, with at least one facility in each county.
A2337 Requires health insurers to limit patient cost-sharing and provide appeal process concerning certain prescription drug coverage.
A2375 Revises "Electronic Waste Management Act."
A2396 Provides for decrease and eventual ban on use of non-compostable plastic grocery bags.
A2398 Establishes public-private pilot program for level 3 electric vehicle charging stations.
 
A2403 Provides purchasing preference to local and environmentally responsible businesses in awarding of State contracts.
A2519 Directs Attorney General to develop plan to disseminate Amber and Silver Alert information through social media.
A2750 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination.
A3635 Temporarily maintains property tax exemption for previously exempt non-profit hospital properties; establishes "Non-Profit Hospital Property Tax Exemption Study Commission."
A3679 Permits registered voters to receive mail-in ballots automatically for all elections under certain conditions.
A3770 Prohibits certain light frame residential construction in densely populated census tracts; establishes construction requirements for certain light frame residential construction in other census tracts.
A3821 Clarifies scope of affordable housing obligations.
A3918 Establishes NJ Solar Energy Study Commission and modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.
A3984 Requires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription Monitoring Program, and authorizes certain entities to submit info regarding opioid antidote administration for inclusion in secondary, linked database; designated as "John Wagner's Law."
A4084 Requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to establish income-driven repayment option and loan rehabilitation program for borrowers under New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) Loan Program.
A4087 Establishes "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act"; provides tuition-free dual enrollment opportunity at county college for certain high school students.
A4088 Establishes "High School to College Readiness Commission" to examine issues and develop recommendations to enhance student preparation for postsecondary education.
A4122 Eliminates use of standardized assessments as measure of student growth or progress in evaluations of teachers, principals, assistant principals, and vice-principals.
A4130 Extends senior freeze benefits to certain disabled persons.
A4188 Permits voter to take photograph of own voted ballot and share it on Internet-based social media.
A4272 Requires institutions of higher education to send out annual student debt letters; requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to complete course on student loan debt repayment.
ACR194 Memorializes Legislatures of 43 states to enact legislation banning AR-15 and other assault firearms.
AJR108 Designates June 4 of each year as "Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day" in New Jersey.
AJR127 Designates October of each year as "Disability Employment Awareness Month."
S51 Restricts use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities.
S805 Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms.
S969 Implements 2014 constitutional dedication of CBT revenues for certain environmental purposes; revises State's open space, farmland, and historic preservation programs.
S981 Revises "Electronic Waste Management Act."
S992 Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination.
S1923 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by State in companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses.