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Charlie’s Law to Protect Those with Disabilities Accompanied by a Service Dog & Monitoring Fee-for-Service Mental Health/Substance Abuse Treatment Shift Highlight Monday Assembly Session

Also on Tap: Animal Abuse Registry, Reader Privacy Act, Improved Cyclist & Pedestrian Safety, Helping Schools Test for Lead & Rental Assistance to Vets

(TRENTON) – The Assembly on Monday will vote on Charlie’s Law to establish civil penalties for those who interfere with or deny persons with disabilities accompanied by a service dog access to public places and to monitor the Christie administration’s plan to shift mental health and substance abuse treatment to a fee-for-service model.
It will also vote on bills to establish an animal abuse registry, enact the Reader Privacy Act, improve cyclist and pedestrian safety, help schools pay for lead testing and provide rental assistance to veterans.
The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:
Bill No. Sponsor Description
A-34 Prieto, Vincent
/Singleton, Troy
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Burzichelli, John J.
/Jasey, Mila M. Appropriates $34,293,697 from “Building Our Future Bond Act” and provides for reallocating amount remaining from project grants not awarded, for public and private institutions of higher education.
A-228 AcaAa Danielsen, Joe
/Holley, Jamel C. Establishes offense of criminal mischief committed on historical sites.
A-261 McKeon, John F.
/Spencer, L. Grace Prohibits installation and sale of wheel weights containing lead or mercury; prohibits sale of new motor vehicles equipped with wheel weights containing lead or mercury.
A-621 Aca Lagana, Joseph A.
/Greenwald, Louis D.
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Mukherji, Raj Permits bowling alleys, including alleys licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, to conduct amusement games.
A-680 Aa Munoz, Nancy F.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Eustace, Tim Requires emergency action plans for delivery of oxygen to patient residences during public health emergency.
A-784 Andrzejczak, Bob
/Land, R. Bruce Establishes multi-species depredation permit.
A-1515 Aa McKeon, John F.
/Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Moriarty, Paul D. Limits forum of certain consumer contract disputes to New Jersey.
A-1861 Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Moriarty, Paul D. Enacts the “Reader Privacy Act.”
A-2161 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Clarifies that corporation may adopt “force the vote” provision in plan of merger or consolidation; allows directors to amend plan of merger or consolidation prior to effectiveness of plan.
A-2181 Caride, Marlene Prohibits NJTA from requiring county guarantee to provide maintenance of pedestrian bridge under certain circumstances when determining approval for construction of pedestrian bridge.
A-2609 Aca Gusciora, Reed
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher Creates restricted distillery license; permits holder therof to operate restaurant on licensed premises in Garden State Growth Zone.
A-2975 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-3055 Aca Space, Parker
/Houghtaling, Eric
/Dancer, Ronald S.
/Phoebus, Gail Authorizes counties to issue promotional labeling for county agricultural products.
A-3105 Caputo, Ralph R.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G. Provides that limitation on hours of retail sale of alcohol be consistent throughout licensed premises.
A-3130 Dancer, Ronald S.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Houghtaling, Eric
/Handlin, Amy H. Increases penalties for energy “slamming” practices.
A-3211 Aca Space, Parker Clarifies law concerning the advertising and promoting of NJ farm products.
A-3421 Aa Singleton, Troy
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Holley, Jamel C.
/Bucco, Anthony M. Establishes an animal abuser registry.
A-3749 DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Land, R. Bruce
/Chaparro, Annette
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Allows “100 percent Disabled Veterans” to receive parking privileges reserved for persons with disability.
A-3899 Singleton, Troy Prohibits surgical declawing of cats and other animals.
A-4081 Aca Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Wimberly, Benjie E. “Charlie’s Law”; Establishes civil penalties for persons who interfere with or deny persons with disabilities accompanied by service or guide dogs access to places of public accommodation.
A-4146 AcaAca Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/McKnight, Angela V. Provides for monitoring and evaluation of transition of mental health and substance use disorder treatment service system and developmental disability system to fee-for-service reimbursement model; makes appropriation.
A-4165 Aca Chaparro, Annette
/Mukherji, Raj
/Chiaravalloti, Nicholas
/McKnight, Angela V.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie Requires driver education course, certain new driver brochures, and driver’s license written exam to include cyclist and pedestrian safety information.
A-4185 Mukherji, Raj
/Bucco, Anthony M.
/Giblin, Thomas P. Concerns certain business requirements for motor vehicle dealers.
A-4284 Quijano, Annette
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher
/Caride, Marlene
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/McKnight, Angela V. Provides that school districts may receive reimbursement for costs incurred on or after January 1, 2016 for testing school drinking water for lead.
A-4295 Muoio, Elizabeth Maher Concerns emergency assistance which is repaid by the recipient.
A-4308 Schaer, Gary S. Requires businesses to report email address to Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services.
A-4309 Schaer, Gary S.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Giblin, Thomas P. Establishes licensing and permit requirements and provides for adoption of standards and regulations for inspection of asbestos in certain structures.
A-4365 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/McKeon, John F.
/Benson, Daniel R. Authorizes Division of Consumer Affairs to extend orders for controlled dangerous substances under certain circumstances.
A-4381 Downey, Joann
/Houghtaling, Eric
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Requires DLPS to issue guidelines for counties to establish special needs registries.
ACR-115 Wimberly, Benjie E. Memorializes Administrator of EPA to expedite cleanup of Garfield Ground Water Contamination site and provide for temporary relocation of residents affected thereby.
ACR-151 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Eustace, Tim
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Urges construction of microgrids at municipal facilities in New Jersey.
AR-91 DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Benson, Daniel R. Urges institutions of higher education in the State with undergraduate engineering programs to offer major in aerospace engineering.
(A- 452/984 Acs) Connors, Christopher J.
/Van Drew, Jeff
(Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Gove, DiAnne C.
/Rumpf, Brian E.) Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental assistance program for veterans.
S-793 ScaSa
(A-4474) Sarlo, Paul A.
/Cunningham, Sandra B.
(Jasey, Mila M.) Prohibits president or other employee of public institution of higher education from taking final action on purchase of property unless prior notice is provided to institution’s governing board and general counsel and board approves action.
S-1761 SaAca
(A-4473 Aca) Rice, Ronald L.
/Cunningham, Sandra B.
/Pou, Nellie
(Johnson, Gordon M.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Pintor Marin, Eliana) Directs Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development to work to promote basic skills training through organizations dedicated to the economic empowerment of specific segments of society, such as the African American Chamber of Commerce.
(A-3961) Sarlo, Paul A.
/Kyrillos, Joseph M.
(Eustace, Tim) Dissolves New Jersey Hall of Fame Advisory Commission and New Jersey Hall of Fame corporation and transfers their functions to Foundation for New Jersey Hall of Fame.