Opioid Antidotes, Senior Citizen High-Rise Building Security, Leghold Animal Trap Ban, Protecting Personal Information & Health Insurance Coverage for Some Baby Formula Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – The Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act, a Zika Virus State Action Plan, improving Internet purchase transaction safety, restricting access to firearms by a person convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domestic violence restraining order and allowing for motor vehicle surcharge payment options – either a payment plan or community service – highlight Thursday’s Assembly committee hearings.
Also on tap is legislation to improve the reserve stock of opioid antidotes, improve security at senior citizen high-rise buildings, ensure leghold animal traps remain banned, prohibit a person from charging a fee to stop publishing personal identifying information and require health insurers to provide coverage for some infant formulas.
The meetings are slated to begin at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live at:
· A-2451 (Burzichelli/Eustace/Danielsen) – “Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act;” permits qualified terminally ill patient to self-administer medication to end life in humane and dignified manner. Noon Appropriations.
· A-3969 (Schaer) – Requires DOH to establish Zika Virus State Action Plan. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A-3783 (Zwicker/Benson/Barclay) – Allows county and municipal police departments to establish designated safe areas for Internet purchase transactions; establishes public awareness campaign. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-4126 (Mosquera/Greenwald/Downey/Houghtaling) – Enhances protections for domestic violence victims by restricting access to firearms by certain persons; provides for minimum terms of incarceration for offenders who commit physically violent acts. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-2053 (Gusciora/Wimberly) – Establishes that payment plan for motor vehicle surcharges is mandatory upon request; extends payment period. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-3335 (Sumter/Spencer/Pintor Marin/Wimberly) – Establishes program allowing certain applicants to perform community service in lieu of paying motor vehicle surcharges. 2 p.m. Law and Public Safety.
· A-2183 (Mazzeo/Vainieri Huttle/Jones/Benson) – Requires county health departments to maintain reserve stock of opioid antidotes and dispense such reserve stock to first responders and hospital pharmacies, on interim basis, in order to ensure uninterrupted supply. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A-3431 (McKnight/Chiaravalloti/Holley) – Requires lobby security for certain senior citizen high-rise buildings in areas with high violent crime rates. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development.
· ACR-25 (Singleton/Gusciora/Benson/Zwicker/Danielsen) – Determines that Fish and Game Council’s proposal 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. 2 p.m. Regulatory Oversight.
· A-2085 (Mukherji) – Prohibits a person from charging a fee to stop publishing personal identifying information obtained through the criminal justice system. 10 a.m. Consumer Affairs.
· A-2137 (Vainieri Huttle) – Requires health insurers to provide coverage for certain infant formulas. 10 a.m. Financial Institutions and Insurance.
· A-2993 (Conaway/Pinkin/Sumter/Wimberly) – Requires Medicaid coverage for diabetes self-management education, training, services, and equipment for patients diagnosed with diabetes, gestational diabetes, and pre-diabetes. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A-2995 (Conaway/Wimberly/Holley) – Establishes central registry for sickle cell trait diagnoses; provides for informational outreach and genetic counseling. 10 a.m. Health and Senior Services.
· A-3918 (DeAngelo/Eustace/Rible/Johnson) – Establishes NJ Solar Energy Study Commission and modifies State’s solar renewable energy portfolio standards. 10 a.m. Telecommunications and Utilities.
· A-2805 (Caputo) – Requires DMVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State. 10 a.m. Tourism, Gaming and The Arts.
· A-1658 (Schaer/Mosquera/Green/Tucker/Lampitt/Vainieri Huttle/Quijano/Wimberly/Pintor Marin/Jasey) – Requires DCA to make information on homeless prevention programs and services available on its Internet website. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development.
· A-2952 (Andrzejczak/Land) – Requires creditors to maintain vacant and abandoned non-residential properties under foreclosure. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development. 2 p.m. Housing and Community Development.
· A-2584 (Gusciora/Giblin) – Prohibits purchase of certain items by scrap metal businesses. 1 p.m. Regulated Professions.