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Keeping Tesla in N.J., Death With Dignity Act, Invalidating Attack on Civil Service & Improving Protections for Public Utility Consumers Top Thursday Assembly Hearings
Banning Unsolicited Text Messages, Home Elevation Protections, Mold Hazard Mitigation, Holding Corporations That Receive State Subsidy Accountable, Preventing Gang Involvement & Pedestrian Safety Also on Tap
(TRENTON) - Legislation to keep the electric car manufacturer Tesla operating in New Jersey, declare the Civil Service Commission's new rule concerning job banding is not consistent with legislative intent, improve protections for public utility consumers, ban unsolicited text messages and improve pedestrian safety top Thursday's Assembly committee action.
The hearings are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live at:
· A3216 (Greenwald/Eustace) - Permits certain zero emission vehicle manufacturers to directly sell motor vehicles to consumers and requires them to operate service facilities. 10 a.m. Consumer Affairs.
· A2270 (Burzichelli) - Death with Dignity Act. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· ACR155 (Stender/Benson) - Declares that Civil Service Commission's new rule concerning job banding is not consistent with legislative intent. 2 p.m. Regulatory Oversight.
· A3122 (Burzichelli/Eustace/Mazzeo) - Requires funds collected through societal benefits charge not allocated or spent for at least one year be credited to electric and gas public utility customers. 10 a.m. Telecommunications and Utilities.
· A617 (Moriarty/Benson) - Prohibits sending unsolicited advertising by text messaging, and requires companies offering text messaging services to allow customers to block all incoming and outgoing text messages. 10 a.m. Consumer Affairs.
· A-666 (Cryan/Wimberly/Garcia) - "Christopher's Law;" provides court with option of ordering juveniles adjudicated delinquent to receive interactive instruction in preventing gang involvement and gang and youth violence. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-960 (Singleton/Conaway/Wimberly) - Increases fine for violation of certain laws concerning pedestrian safety and traffic control; dedicates funds to certain roadways. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-1781 (McKeon/Mainor) - "Nikhil's Law"; requires MVC to inform and test drivers on dangers of failing to comply with traffic safety laws and "STOP for Nikhil Safety Pledge." 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A1469 (Diegnan) - Imposes certain restrictions on sale of products containing dextromethorphan. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A1932 (Conaway/Vainieri Huttle) - Requires insurance coverage in the individual and small employer markets and SHBP and SEHBP for "off-label" uses of certain drugs. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A3356 (Conaway) - Establishes recordkeeping requirements for sickle cell trait diagnoses; provides for informational outreach and genetic counseling. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A-3270 (Cryan) - Provides standards for, and requires registration of, home elevation contractors. 1 p.m. Regulated Professions.
· A1257 (Prieto/Benson/Wimberly/Moriarty) - Creates cause of action for failure to maintain certain vacant properties; requires out-of-state creditors to designate in-State representative. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development.
· A2586 (DeAngelo/Quijano) - Establishes "Energy Infrastructure Study Commission." 10 a.m. Telecommunications and Utilities.
· A2677 (Vainieri Huttle/Burzichelli/Caputo) - Authorizes special "We Support the Arts" license plates with proceeds to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. 10 a.m. Tourism and Gaming.
· A1007 (Benson/Riley) - Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities, and certification programs for mold inspectors and mold hazard abatement workers. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development.
· A1808 (Wilson/Oliver/Coughlin/Caride/Wimberly) - Requires corporations qualifying for State development subsidy grants to repay entire grant amount if corporation fails to uphold grant terms. 2 p.m. Commerce and Economic Development.
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