Bills Signed Into Law

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

2020-2021 Session

A-3913 Concerns family leave benefits during epidemic-related emergencies.

A-3594 Renames "board of chosen freeholders" to "board of county commissioners" and "freeholder" and "chosen freeholder" to "county commissioner"; requires counties to update materials to reflect this title change.

A-4276 Establishes "The Ballot Cure Act" to modify and establish various voting procedures.

A-4320 Requires certain information to increase public awareness and use of voting by mail; extends deadline for mail-in ballots to be received and canvassed; requires certain mail-in ballots to be retained.

A-5080 Appropriates $3,763,625 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to State Agriculture Development Committee for grants to certain nonprofit organizations for farmland preservation purposes.


2018-2019 Session

A-4608 - Applied Behavior Analyst Licensing Act 

A-4606 - Requires State to use 20-year time horizon and most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report when calculating global warming potential to measure global warming impact of greenhouse gasses.

A-5508Revises law requiring health benefits coverage for certain contraceptives.

A4477/ S2920 Establishes funding allocations for constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for Fiscal Year 2020 and thereafter and revises law for State's open space, farmland preservation programs; appropriates $500,000.

A346/ S1758 Codifies donated leave program for State employees in career, senior executive, and unclassified service.

A1524/ S150 Requires disclosure by independent expenditure committees.

A3648/ S477 Extends statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims; expands categories of potential defendants in civil actions; creates two-year window for parties to bring previously time-barred actions based on sexual abuse.

A4221/ S1074 Provides for protection of public right of access to certain public trust lands.

A1862 Establishes Maternal Mortality Review Committee to annually review and report on rates and causes of maternal mortality and morbidity in New Jersey, and to recommend improvements in maternal care.

A2031 Enhances enforcement and oversight of mental health condition and substance use disorder parity laws.

AJR164 Establishes"New Jersey Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Task Force."

A4734 Creates two categories of driver's licenses and identification cards; allows residents unable to prove lawful presence in US to receive permits, and standard driver's licenses or identification cards; permits MVC to increase certain fees.

A4315/S2839 Makes General Fund supplemental appropriation of $250,000 to New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc.

A4183/S2723 Establishes STEM Loan Forgiveness Program

A1923/S1093 "Nosey's Law"; prohibits use of wild or exotic animals in traveling animal acts.

A3652 Re-establishes former NJ Commission on Science and Technology as NJ Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology.

A542 Requires certain schools to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and permits emergency administration of opioid antidote by school nurse or trained employee.

A1531 Revises law concerning reciprocity for out-of-State professional and occupational licenses.

A3461/S1974 Requires petitions of nomination of candidates for State, county, school, or municipal elective public office to include functioning e-mail addresses therefor.

A1718/S478 "Babs Siperstein Law"; revises procedure for issuance of amended birth certificate for person who has undergone change in gender.

A1217 Extreme Risk Protective Order Act of 2018.

A1530/S1925 Designates Bog Turtle as State Reptile. 

A1929/S598 Requires NJ to join U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold Paris Climate Accord. 

A2204 Authorizes virtual net metering for certain electric public utility customers connected to certain hydropower facilities.

A5314 - Requires DHS to study social isolation occurring in certain population groups.


2016-2017 Session

A925   Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by state in companies that boycott Isreal or Israeli businesses.

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.

A4584 Appropriates $7,500,000 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for planning incentive grants to municipalities for farmland preservation purposes.

A4582 Appropriates $32.5 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to State Agriculture Development Committee for county planning incentive grants.

A4329/S169 Allows certain emergency squad volunteers holding municipal elective office to vote on emergency squad concerns.

A3631 Permits holding companies of eligible New Jersey emerging technology companies to receive investments under "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act."

A1668 Establishes New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and Business Partnerships.

A4327 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts for already approved projects.

A2375 Revises "Electronic Waste Management Act."

A3549 Exempts hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles from certain labeling requirements.

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.

A2519 Directs Attorney General to develop plan to disseminate Amber and Silver Alert information through social media.

A3003 Concerns NJ Transit's treatment of people with guide or service dogs; establishes Access Link Customer Service Group.

A3883 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2017.

A2088 Requires Commissioner of DCA to promulgate rules and regulations providing for veterans' affordable housing assistance preference.