Also on Tap: Boosting Disabled Vets Allowance, Domestic Violence Victim Protections, Tougher Child Pornography Penalties, Protecting Student Digital Privacy & Hearing on Summer Meals Program
(TRENTON) – Examining the recent arrests by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in state courthouses and legislation to educate children on interacting with law enforcement, make it illegal to alter high school transcripts amid concerns in Paterson, enact the New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act, require the disclosure of pension fund fees and extend the property assessment pilot program to Atlantic County highlight Monday’s Assembly committee hearings.
Also on tap: boosting the allowance paid to veterans with service-connected disabilities, permitting a victim of domestic violence or stalking to opt-out of cellular phone or wireless mobile device contract, strengthening child pornography penalties and protecting student digital privacy
The meetings are slated to begin at 10 a.m. and will be streamed live at:
· The Assembly Judiciary Committee at 10 a.m. will hear testimony on the recent arrests by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in state courthouses.
· A-1114 (Oliver/Jasey/Tucker/Caputo) – Requires school districts to provide instruction on interacting with law enforcement as part of Core Curriculum Content Standards in Social Studies. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-4860 (Caride) – Prohibits person from buying, selling, making or altering, giving, issuing, obtaining or attempting to obtain high school transcripts with intent to deceive and establishes penalty. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-305 (Singleton/Tucker/Mosquera/Benson) – The New Jersey Battlefield to Boardroom Act; Provides corporation business tax credits and gross income tax credits for qualified wages of certain veterans. 10 a.m. Military and Veterans’ Affairs.
· A-4366 (Mazzeo/Mukherji/DeAngelo/Andrzejczak/Tucker) – Provides for increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to war veterans with certain service-connected disabilities. 10 a.m. Military and Veterans’ Affairs.
· A-4704 (Singleton) – Requires analyses and reporting of investment performance of pension funds; requires disclosure of fees paid to managers of certain funds in which State invests pension funds. 2 p.m. State and Local Government.
· A-4839 (Mazzeo) – Extends county-based real property assessment pilot program to Atlantic County; revises assessment calendar for counties operating under that pilot program. 2 p.m. State and Local Government.
· A-4851 (Singleton/Vainieri Huttle/DeAngelo) – Permits victim of domestic violence or stalking to opt-out of cellular phone or wireless mobile device contract under which victim and victim’s offender share services. 10 a.m. Judiciary.
· A-4859 (Vainieri Huttle/Prieto/Downey) – Establishes additional penalties related to child pornography and expands crime to include portrayal of child in sexual manner; establishes crime of leader of child pornography network. 10 a.m. Judiciary.
· A-1272 (Caride/Quijano/Webber) – “Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act:” and A-3936 (Singleton) – “Student Online Personal Protection Act.” 10 a.m. Education.
· A-3655 (Mosquera/Jones) – Requires board of education to display information about child abuse hotline in each school. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-3521 (Muoio/Gusciora/Caputo) – Establishes pilot program in DOE to provide supplemental reading instruction to students in grades K through 3. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-411 (Benson/DeAngelo/Muoio) – Provides job security to certain organ and bone marrow donors. 10 a.m. Labor.
· A-4705 (Singleton) – Establishes system for portable benefits for workers who provide services to consumers through contracting agents. 10 a.m. Labor.
· The Assembly Women and Children Committee will hold a 10 a.m. hearing on the Summer Food Service Program. This program, commonly known as Summer Meals, provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas throughout the summer months when they are not in school.
· A-4786 (Taliaferro/Mazzeo/Pintor Marin/Lampitt) – Streamlines authorization for farmers market programs to participate in WIC and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. 10 a.m. Women and Children.
· A-4906 (Lampitt) – Requires public and nonpublic schools to notify students and parents of availability of summer meals programs and locations meals are served; and A4908 (Lampitt) – Directs DOE to establish online applications for National School Lunch Program and school breakfast programs. 10 a.m. Women and Children.
· A-4634 (Lampitt/Eustace/Zwicker) – Clarifies and expands liability protections for food donations and gleaning activities. 2 p.m. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
· A-4846 (Houghtaling/Taliaferro/Andrzejczak) – Requires restitution and increases penalties for vandalism and trespass on agricultural or horticultural lands. 2 p.m. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
· A-4847 (Andrzejczak/Houghtaling/Taliaferro) – Authorizes award of reasonable costs and attorney fees to farmers prevailing in certain farm management disputes. 2 p.m. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
· A-729 (Moriarty/Caputo/Lagana) – Requires the adoption of nepotism policies by school districts and charter schools. 2 p.m. State and Local Government.
· A-4151 (Land/Andrzejczak) – Provides free admission to State parks, forests, and beaches for certain veterans and military personnel. 2 p.m. Environment and Solid Waste.