Home Elevation Contractor Oversight, Expanding Medicaid Coverage for Women’s Health Care, CPR in Schools, Developers Fee Moratorium, Vacant Property Upkeep, Cigar Bars & Mold Abatement Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – Expanded education requirements for special learner’s and examination permits, protecting and promoting New Jersey’s vital beekeeping industry, requiring oversight reporting on Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, creating a halfway house reform task force, expanding Medicaid coverage for women’s health care and imposing a moratorium on transfers of residents of state developmental centers until certain conditions are met top Monday’s Assembly voting session.
Stricter oversight of home elevation contractor, requiring CPR instruction in schools, a moratorium on the developer’s fee until 2015, requiring vacant property maintenance and establishing mold abatement procedures are also on tap.
The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:
· A1294 (Andrzejczak/Caride) – Extends Right to Farm Act protections to commercial beekeepers, with some restrictions; A1295 (Andrzejczak/Caride) – Establishes exclusive State regulatory authority over apiary activities and allows for delegation of monitoring and enforcement authority to municipalities; A1296 (Caride) – Establishes penalty for destruction of man-made native bee hive; A2180 (Andrzejczak/Wilson) – Designates Common Eastern Bumble Bee as New Jersey State Native Pollinator, and AR71 (Quijano/Mazzeo) – Urges State residents to support NJ beekeepers by purchasing honey made in NJ.
· A2795 (Johnson/Greenwald/Watson Coleman/Spencer/Pintor Marin/Vainieri Huttle) – Provides Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level.
· A1110 (Vainieri Huttle) – Imposes moratorium on DHS transitions and transfers of residents of State developmental centers until certain conditions are met.
· A1699 (Wisniewski/Lampitt) – Expands education requirements for special learner’s and examination permits.
· A2293 (Oliver/Watson Coleman/Quijano) – Requires oversight reporting on Hurricane Sandy recovery funds.
· A2683 (Mainor/Sumter/Wilson) – Establishes “Task Force to Review Residential Community Release Programs” to review this State’s halfway houses and make recommendations concerning security and inmate services.
· A-3270 (Cryan) – Provides standards for, and requires registration of, home elevation contractors.
· A2072 (Fuentes) – Requires public school student to receive instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of automated external defibrillator as requirement for high school graduation.
· A1907 – (Burzichelli/Singleton/Lampitt/Wimberly) – Reinstates moratorium on imposition of statewide non-residential development fees until January 2015.
· A1257 (Prieto/Benson/Wimberly/Moriarty) – Creates cause of action for failure to maintain certain vacant properties; requires out-of-state creditors to designate in-State representative.
· A1007 (Benson/Riley) – Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities, and certification programs for mold inspectors and mold hazard abatement workers.
· A1348 (Stender/McKeon/Quijano) – Requires boil water notices to be provided by certain public water systems via telephone, email or text message.
· A3161 (Lampitt) – Implements current car seat safety recommendations.
· A228 (Gusciora/DeAngelo/Lagana/Garcia/Spencer) – Permits new cigar lounges to be opened under certain circumstances.