Amusement Facility Liquor Licenses, Gun Safety, Job Creation & Help for Developmentally Disabled Top Monday Assembly Committees

(TRENTON) – Bills to permit liquor licenses at amusement game facilities, improve gun safety, create jobs and protect the most vulnerable highlight Monday’s Assembly committee meetings.
The meetings are slated to being at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live at:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Amusement Facility Liquor Licenses:
· A4143 (Lagana/Spencer/Mukherji/Johnson) – Permits holders of certain alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued amusement game license and updates definition of recognized amusement park. 2 p.m. Regulatory Oversight.
Gun Safety:
· A4218 (Mosquera/Greenwald/Lagana/Benson/Lampitt/Vainieri Huttle) – Revises certain laws concerning domestic violence and firearms. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3330 (Schaer/Mukherji/Mazzeo/Jimenez) – Directs Attorney General to establish a criminal firearms recovery clearing house. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4182 (Eustace/Sumter/Wimberly/Danielsen/Jimenez) – Prohibits firearm possession by persons convicted of carjacking, gang criminality, racketeering and terroristic threats. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Creating Jobs:
· A953 (Singleton/Eustace/Mosquera/Sumter/Benson/Quijano/Wimberly) – Establishes microenterprise training program and assistance for micro entrepreneurs. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4296 (Lagana) – Exempts sales of certain products from sales and use tax, and provides credits against corporation business and gross income taxes for certain small businesses that use New Jersey goods or agricultural produce; and A4297 (Lagana) – Modifies the gross income tax to enable the carryforward of capital losses and exclude capital gains from the sale of closely held businesses. 1 p.m. Commerce and Economic Development.
· A4047 (Eustace/Spencer/Lampitt/Benson) – Creates Office of Sustainability. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4180 (Eustace/Spencer) – Establishes microgrid pilot program; and A4186 (Eustace/McKeon/Spencer/Benson) – Establishes “Solar Roof Installation Warranty Program” in EDA and transfers $2 million from societal benefits charge to initially fund program. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Housing:
· A213 (Gusciora/Eustace/Jasey/Quijano/Wimberly) – Establishes “Police Officer, Firefighter, Public School Teacher, and Sanitation Worker Home-buyer Assistance Act”; appropriates $5 million. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Protecting the Most Vulnerable:
· A3956 (Lampitt/Greenwald/Vainieri Huttle/Benson/Mazzeo) – Authorizes establishment of tax-exempt Achieving a Better Life Experience accounts for persons with developmental disabilities. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4030 (Schaer/Vainieri Huttle/Lampitt/Mosquera/Sumter) – Establishes “breakfast after the bell” incentive fund. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A1075 (Schaer) – Permits conversion of life insurance policies to pay for Medicaid long-term care. 10 a.m. Financial Institutions and Insurance.
· A4532 (Conaway) – Requires health insurance carriers to provide notification of termination of coverage to covered persons in certain situations. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3227 (Mukherji/Vainieri Huttle/Mosquera/Garcia) – Clarifies that definition of mental illness in law governing involuntary commitment to treatment includes substance use disorder if dangerous standard met. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3460 (Conaway/Pinkin/Sumter) – Requires Medicaid coverage for diabetes self-management education, training, services, and equipment for patients diagnosed with diabetes, gestational diabetes, and pre-diabetes. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3806 (Singleton/Mosquera/Benson) – Establishes four-year pilot program in Ocean County for electronic monitoring of certain domestic violence offenders; designated as “Lisa’s Law”; appropriates $2.5 million. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3909 (Singleton/Tucker/Quijano/Wilson/Danielsen) – Provides for increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A1932 (Conaway/Vainieri Huttle/Sumter) – Requires insurance coverage in the individual and small employer markets and SHBP and SEHBP for “off-label” uses of certain drugs. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A3159 (Gusciora/Wimberly/Wilson) – Requires that certain inmates with detainers be provided access to drug treatment programs. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4062 (Singleton/Wisniewski/Conaway/Caride/Quijano/Sumter) – Provides six months continuation of health care benefits to survivors of municipal police officer, firefighter, or emergency medical technician who dies within 24 hours of going off duty. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Consumer Protections:
· A1575 (Spencer/Wimberly) – Requires ATM independent sales organizations to provide certain withdrawal options. 10 a.m. Financial Institutions and Insurance.
· A4170 (Eustace/Lampitt) – Prohibits homeowners insurance premium increase based on first claim during coverage period. 10 a.m. Financial Institutions and Insurance.
Human Services:
· A3721 (Vainieri Huttle/Mukherji) – Requires establishment of processes to identify Medicaid eligible incarcerated individuals who are awaiting pre-trail release determinations, are being released following period of incarceration, or are undergoing inpatient hospital treatment. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Commerce:
· A4428 (Lagana) – Permits vapor lounges for use of electronic smoking devices to be opened under certain circumstances. 1 p.m. Commerce and Economic Development.
· The committee will also receive testimony from the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey on its recently released report, Stronger Together, which examines the economic impact non-profit community development corporations have had on New Jersey over the last 25 years.
Government Reform:
· A3006 (Conaway/Singleton/Eustace) – Establishes procedure for consolidating fire districts. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
· A4299 (Sumter/Mainor/Wimberly) – Makes certain reforms to juvenile justice system. 2 p.m. Appropriations.
Higher Education:
· The committee at 10 a.m. will receive testimony from a representative of the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education on college access and student success initiatives at institutions of higher education. The committee will also receive testimony from invited guests on the acceptance of advanced placement courses for credit at institutions of higher education and on high school and college dual enrollment.