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Ammunition Magazine Restrictions, Adoptee Access to Birth Certificates, College Affordability, Patient Caregivers & Cameras on Police Cars Top Thursday Assembly Session

Community Notification when Sex Offender is Placed in Halfway House, Flood Control, Annual Tourism Promotion Plans, Voter Protections & Social Media Responsibility Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – Final legislative approval for bills to reduce the maximum capacity of ammunition magazines to 10 rounds and permits adoptees to obtain birth certificate information and bills to establish requirements for hospitals regarding patient-designated caregivers, combat flood hazards, study ways to make higher education more affordable and require new police cars be equipped with cameras top Thursday’s Assembly session.
The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:
Highlights include:
· A2006 (Greenwald/Quijano/Eustace/Johnson/Jasey) – Reduces maximum capacity of ammunition magazines to 10 rounds.

· A1259 (Prieto/Jimenez/Vainieri Huttle) – Permits adoptees and certain others to obtain adoptee’s original birth certificate and other related information.

· A2236 (Riley/Wisniewski/Benson/Lampitt) – Establishes “College Affordability Study Commission” to examine issues and develop recommendations to increase the affordability of higher education in New Jersey.

· A2955 (Prieto/Lagana/Andrzejczak/Benson) – Establishes certain requirements for hospitals regarding patient-designated caregivers.

· A1025 (Benson/Mazzeo/Eustace/Wimberly) – Requires appropriate community notification when sex offender is placed in halfway house; prohibits certain county inmates in halfway house. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A2280 (Moriarty/Mainor/Fuentes/Mosquera/Lampitt) – Requires certain police vehicles to be equipped with cameras.
· A-2234 (Riley) – Requires Division of Travel and Tourism to prepare and implement annual advertising and promotion plan.
· A683 (Cryan/Quijano/Lagana) – Requires mail-in ballot applications be available at polling places on election day for voting in future elections; requires poll workers to discuss application instructions with applicant upon request.
· A939 (Singleton/Schaer/Benson/Eustace/Mosquera) – Enhances the reporting and disclosure requirements concerning State tax expenditures and limits the duration of new State tax expenditure enactments.
· A1676 (Johnson) – Provides that crime victims do not have to pay fees to obtain records relating to the crime and that requests for such records are not public information.
· A1726 (Eustace/Lagana/Mosquera/Vainieri Huttle) – Amends “Flood Hazard Area Control Act” to require DEP to take certain actions concerning delineations of flood hazard areas and floodplains.
· A1947 (Conaway/Sumter/Wilson/Wimberly) – Requires county elections board give notice by Internet posting, mail or electronic means when polling place location changes unexpectedly before election; requires board develop plan for polling place change notification.
· A2303 (DeAngelo) – Requires certain State departments, divisions, commissions, and authorities to consider use of green or blue roof in construction of certain new State buildings, facilities, and structures.
· A-2409 (Riley/Quijano) – Directs Department of Law and Public Safety to engage in Internet privacy and social media responsibility campaign.
· A1348 (Stender/McKeon/Quijano) – Requires boil water notices to be provided by certain public water systems via telephone, email or text message.
· A2641 (Andrzejczak/Wilson) – Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support farm to school and school gardens programs.
· A304 (Caride) – Requires schools to maintain supply of epinephrine and permit administration of epinephrine to any student having anaphylactic reaction.
· A2025 (Greenwald/Moriarty/Chivukula) – Grants immunity from liability for certain professional services rendered during emergencies under certain circumstances.
· A945 (Singleton/Watson Coleman/Lampitt/Schaer/Wimberly) – Establishes New Jersey Council on Responsible Fatherhood and Responsible Fatherhood Fund.
· A1101 (Vainieri Huttle) – “Let Them Be Little Act,” provides for screening newborn infants for Hunter syndrome.
· A1396 (Wimberly/Jasey/Benson) – Enacts the “Reader Privacy Act.”