New Jersey Assembly Democrats:Legislation Condemning & Vehemently Opposing Christie's ExxonMobil Settlement, Help for Wounded Veterans, Route 130 Pedestrian Safety, Tax Incentive Study, Cultural Diversity Training for Police & CO2 Detectors Highlight Thursday Assembly Session

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Legislation Condemning & Vehemently Opposing Christie's ExxonMobil Settlement, Help for Wounded Veterans, Route 130 Pedestrian Safety, Tax Incentive Study, Cultural Diversity Training for Police & CO2 Detectors Highlight Thursday Assembly Session

Small Biz Assistance, Help for Women Veterans and Active Duty Service Members, Utility Consumer Protections, Metal Theft Crackdown, Offshore Pollution Protection & Drug Disposal Also on Tap

(TRENTON) - Legislation to condemn and vehemently oppose the proposed $225 million Christie settlement with ExxonMobil for environmental damages at the Bayway and Bayonne refinery and other sites, help wounded veterans, improve Route 130 pedestrian safety, boost small businesses, study the effectiveness of business tax incentives, require cultural diversity training for police and require carbon monoxide detectors highlight Thursday's Assembly voting session.
Bills to help active duty service members, improve utility consumer protections, crackdown on metal theft, better protect the state from offshore pollution, improve disposal of unneeded prescription drugs and help vocational school construction are also on tap.
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-431 Jimenez, Angelica M. Requires clinical laboratory that provides services for accountable care organization to establish clinical laboratory testing advisory board.
A-660 AcaAcaAa Eustace, Tim
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Cryan, Joseph
/Coughlin, Craig J. Concerns reviews of State's economic development incentives.
A-709 AcaSa Angelini, Mary Pat
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Whelan, Jim
/Kyrillos, Joseph M. Requires pharmacies and prescribers to notify patients about how to ensure proper and safe disposal of unused prescription drugs.
A-807 Coughlin, Craig J.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie Requires managed care plans, SHBP, and SEHBP to provide for reasonable accommodation in accessing providers for persons with physical disabilities.
A-960 Singleton, Troy
/Conaway, Herb
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Garcia, Carmelo G. Increases fine for violation of certain laws concerning pedestrian safety and traffic control; dedicates funds to certain roadways.
A-974 Aca Singleton, Troy
/Mainor, Charles
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Authorizes creation of special Phi Beta Sigma license plates.
A-1004 Aca Benson, Daniel R.
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Wisniewski, John S. Prohibits automatic renewal of service contracts.
A-1039 Aca Benson, Daniel R.
/Prieto, Vincent
/Caride, Marlene
/Quijano, Annette Sets forth certain standards to be followed by law enforcement agencies and fire departments when utilizing drones.
A-1183 Wolfe, David W.
/McHose, Alison Littell Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to the families of NJ troops overseas.
A-1485 Aca DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/McHose, Alison Littell
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Andrzejczak, Bob Establishes special license plates for honorably discharged veterans.
A-1877 Burzichelli, John J.
/Riley, Celeste M. Permits tenant to be removed from leased housing due to criminal activity under certain circumstances.
A-2477 Acs Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Conaway, Herb
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Fuentes, Angel
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Establishes requirements for pharmacists to dispense biological products.
A-2943 Aca Andrzejczak, Bob
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Quijano, Annette
/Wilson, Gilbert L. Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns for active duty members of United States Armed Forces, Reserve components thereof, and National Guard from New Jersey.
A-2996 AcaScaSa w/GR Lagana, Joseph A.
/Stender, Linda
/Whelan, Jim
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Authorizes snow removal from covered fire hydrants and locator pole installation.
A-3169 Greenwald, Louis D.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Webber, Jay Requires DEP to submit annual financial report on status of certain fund balances.
A-3293 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Webber, Jay
/Simon, Donna M. Allows military personnel and veterans to present certain identifying documents in lieu of municipal beach tags to gain admission to certain beaches.
A-3405 Aa Gusciora, Reed
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Oliver, Sheila Y.
/Giblin, Thomas P. Prohibits purchase of certain items by scrap metal businesses.
A-3465 Sca Andrzejczak, Bob
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Van Drew, Jeff Expands exceptions to minimum age requirement for operating a boat to include nontidal waters.
A-3551 Aca Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Benson, Daniel R. Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act; Provides income tax credit to family caregivers of certain armed service members with physical disabilities.
A-3552 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Benson, Daniel R. Creates financial planning assistance program for disabled veterans and their caregivers.
A-3554 Aca Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Benson, Daniel R. Increases income eligibility cap to receive respite care for certain veterans.
A-3612 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Webber, Jay
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Clarifies that corporate directors may approve actions without a meeting by electronic transmission.
A-3614 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Revises applicability of law concerning derivative proceedings and shareholder class actions.
A-3615 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Permits corporation to impose reasonable limitations or conditions on use or distribution of books and records by shareholders.
A-3616 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Revises circumstances in which certain corporate officers are provided immunity from liability.
A-3750 Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Singleton, Troy
/Mosquera, Gabriela M. Requires Adjutant General to create informational webpage for female veterans.
A-3849 AcaAaAa DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Requires BPU to provide consumer information on third-party electric power and gas supplier pricing and services.
A-3850 AcaAaAa DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Requires BPU to establish procedures allowing electric power and gas supplier customers to switch energy suppliers.
A-3851 AcaAaAa DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Imposes contract standards between customers and third-party electric power and gas suppliers.
A-3955 Conaway, Herb
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Mukherji, Raj Requires development and maintenance of database to advise public about open bed availability in residential substance use disorders treatment facilities.
A-3970 AcaAa w/GR Prieto, Vincent
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Quijano, Annette
/Sacco, Nicholas J.
/Sarlo, Paul A. Authorizes county vocational school district to request county improvement authority to construct and issue bonds to finance school facilities project.
A-4041 Conaway, Herb
/Singleton, Troy Makes provisions of the "New Jersey False Claims Act" retroactive under certain circumstances.
A-4073 Aa Schaer, Gary S.
/Prieto, Vincent
/Caride, Marlene
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Requires installation of carbon monoxide detectors in certain structures; designated as "Korman and Park's Law."
A-4144 Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Spencer, L. Grace
/Caride, Marlene
/Quijano, Annette
/Mukherji, Raj Requires insurance producer licensing examination and registration materials to be offered in English and Spanish, and examination instructional materials to be available in Spanish.
A-4220 Aca Wisniewski, John S.
/Webber, Jay Concerns temporary registration certificates for automobiles.
A-4258 Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent Clarifies liability for discharges of hazardous substances from drilling platforms that enter NJ waters.
A-4278/
2137 Acs Caputo, Ralph R.
/Danielsen, Joe
/Mukherji, Raj Requires DMAVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State.
A-4343 Schaer, Gary S.
/Prieto, Vincent
/Sumter, Shavonda E. Requires county and municipal police departments to establish cultural diversity training course and plan.
A-4357 Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Lagana, Joseph A. Establishes Small Business Unit and Small business Task Force within Business Action Center in Department of State.
AJR-60 Aca Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Riley, Celeste M.
/Space, Parker
/Dancer, Ronald S. Designates June of each year as "Native Plant Appreciation Month."
AJR-64 AcaAa Schaer, Gary S.
/Eustace, Tim
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Spencer, L. Grace Declares August 16 of each year as "Dominican Restoration Day" in New Jersey.
AJR-67 Aca Munoz, Nancy F.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Chivukula, Upendra J. Designates third Wednesday in May as "ALS Awareness Day" and May as "ALS Awareness Month" in NJ.
AJR-76 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Moriarty, Paul D. Designates fourth week of March of each year as "Military Caregivers Week."
AJR-84 Munoz, Nancy F.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M. Designates July 1 of each year as "U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Day."
AJR-108 Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Gusciora, Reed
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Eustace, Tim
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Designates May of each year as "Asthma Awareness Month."
AR-222 Aca Conaway, Herb
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Singleton, Troy
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Designates week of May 11th through May 17th, 2015 as "Women's Lung Health Week" in New Jersey.
AR-242 McKeon, John Condemns, and vehemently opposes, proposed $225 million settlement in lawsuit brought by NJ against Exxon Mobil for natural resource damages at Bayway and Bayonne oil refinery sites and certain other sites in NJ.
S-866
(A-2648 Aca) Vitale, Joseph F.
/Weinberg, Loretta
(Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Quijano, Annette) Authorizes certain gestational carrier agreements.
S-2578
(A-3922) Gill, Nia H.
/Vitale, Joseph F.
(Diegnan, Patrick J.
/ Rumana, Scott T.
/ Moriarty, Paul D.
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Ciattarelli, Jack M. Authorizes optometrists to continue prescribing medications containing hydrocodone.
SJR-55
(AJR-62) Pennacchio, Joseph
/Sacco, Nicholas J.
(DeCroce, BettyLou
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Rodriguez-Gregg, Maria
/Mainor, Charles) Designates May of each year as "General Aviation Appreciation Month."

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