Immigrant Driver’s Licenses, School Bus Safety Sensors, High School Student Community Service, Full-Day Kindergarten & Child Welfare Worker Safety Top Monday Assembly Committees

Port Authority Host Community Bill of Rights,
Daily Recess Period for Young Students, Protecting Developmentally Disabled from Unwarranted Transfers, Jobs & Housing for Veterans, Senior Citizen Parking Priority & Declaring Invalid Christie Administration Water Rules Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – Legislation to establish driver’s licenses for residents who cannot prove a lawful presence in the United States, require new school buses be equipped with sensors, study full-day kindergarten, establish community service credit program for high school students and improve child welfare caseworker safety highlight Monday’s Assembly committee meetings.
Also on tap: legislation to create a Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Host Community Bill of Rights, require daily recess for young students, ban the state from compelling transfers of individuals with developmental disabilities from out-of-state to in-state facilities, authorize a hiring preference for veterans in non-civil service jurisdictions, encourage more affordable housing for veterans, allow municipalities to create senior citizen priority parking programs and declare invalid the DEP’s proposal to revise Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, Coastal Zone Management Rules, and Stormwater Management Rules.
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:
· A-4425 (Quijano/Gusciora) – Establishes driver’s license for residents who cannot prove lawful presence in US. 1 p.m. Homeland Security and State Preparedness.
· A-1455 (Diegnan/Mosquera) – Abigail’s Law; requires that newly-manufactured school buses be equipped with sensors. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-4036 (Vainieri Huttle/Wimberly/Benson) – Requires board of education to establish community service credit program for high school students. 10 a.m. Education.
· A-447 (Jasey/Caputo/Singleton) — Establishes task force to study issues related to the establishment of full-day kindergarten.
· A-4638 (Vainieri Huttle/Singleton) – Requires DCPP to implement policies and procedures to ensure caseworker safety. 1 p.m. Human Services.
· A-4044 (Lagana) – Requires a public school district to provide a daily recess period for students in grades kindergarten through 5. 10 a.m. Education.
· AR-227 (Eustace) – Urges PANYNJ to establish “Host Community Bill of Rights.” 10 a.m. Transportation.
· A-4781 (Vainieri Huttle/Eustace/Gusciora/Lampitt) – Prohibits Division of Developmental Disabilities from compelling transfers of individuals with developmental disabilities from out-of-State to in-State facilities unless certain exceptions apply. 1 p.m. Human Services.
· A-2524 (McKeon/Gusciora) – Concerns NJ Transit’s treatment of people with guide or service dogs; establishes Access Link Customer Service Group. 10 a.m. Transportation.
· ACR-249 (McKeon/Spencer) – Determines that DEP’s proposal to revise Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, Coastal Zone Management Rules, and Stormwater Management Rules is inconsistent with legislative intent. 2 p.m. Agriculture and Natural Resources.
· A-1581 (Spencer) – Concerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and recycling industries. 2 p.m. Environment and Solid Waste.
· A-631 (Moriarty/Burzichelli/Tucker/DeAngelo/Danielsen) – Authorizes hiring preference for veterans in non-civil service jurisdictions. 10 a.m. Military and Veterans’ Affairs.
· A-3177 (Wilson/Mukherji/Tucker) – Requires DCA to promulgate rules and regulations providing for veterans’ affordable housing assistance preference. 10 a.m. Military and Veterans’ Affairs.
· A-3233 (Mosquera) – Requires certain information regarding Down syndrome be provided to certain parents and families. 10 a.m. Women and Children.
· A-3917 (Benson/DeAngelo) – Permits municipalities and municipal parking authorities to create Senior Citizen Priority Parking Program. 2 p.m. State and Local Government.