RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY – Regulating Military Equipment Given to Police, Overriding Christie Heating & Food Aid Veto, Equitable Disaster Aid, Domestic Violence Protections, Moose’s Law & E-Insurance Top Thursday Assembly Session

Safe Vehicle Rentals, Teen-age Mental Health Care, Storm Protections, Combating Invasive Plants & Volunteer Camera Registry Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – Regulating military equipment given to police departments, overriding Gov. Christie’s veto of legislation increasing heating and food assistance to low-income families, ensuring disaster aid is allocated in proportion to actual damage, modernizing protections against domestic violence, banning people convicted of animal cruelty from working at animal-related jobs and allowing drivers to display electronic proof of insurance highlight Thursday’s Assembly voting session.
The Safe Motor Vehicle Rental Act, allowing teen-agers to consent to mental health care, helping facilitate storm protection projects, combating invasive plants and allowing municipalities to create a voluntary registry of private outdoor video cameras are also to be considered.
The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
Bill No. Sponsor Description
A-1305 AcaAs Dancer, Ronald S.
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Riley, Celeste M. Establishes certain requirements for a State entity planting vegetation in certain circumstances; provides for NJ businesses providing such vegetation.
A-1892 AcsAa Burzichelli, John J.
/Mukherji, Raj “Safe Motor Vehicle Rental Act”; prohibits rental companies from renting, leasing, or selling unrepaired motor vehicles which are subject to safety recall.
A-2389 Aca Singleton, Troy
/Conaway, Herb Prohibits persons convicted of animal cruelty offenses from owning domestic companion animals and from working or volunteering at animal-related enterprises; designated as “Moose’s Law.”
A-2482 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Mainor, Charles 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-2483 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Mainor, Charles Clarifies scope of corporate by-laws; provides that by-laws may include forum selection clause.
A-2579 Aca Mukherji, Raj
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Eustace, Timothy J. Authorizes municipalities to facilitate private financing of water conservation, storm shelter construction, and flood and hurricane resistance projects through use of voluntary special assessments.
A-2724 Rible, David P.
/Singleton, Troy Allows parent, guardian, or adult student to prevent disclosure of student information to certain entities.
A-2903 Andrzejczak, Bob
/DiMaio, John Establishes licensing program in Department of Agriculture for farmed deer and other cervids.
A-2928 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Jimenez, Angelica M. Allows certain materials to be included in corporation’s proxy solicitation materials.
A-2956 AcaAca
override Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Prieto, Vincent
/Schaer, Gary S.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie Provides $21 minimum annual energy assistance to qualified families; qualifies families to receive additional nutritional assistance.
A-3125 AcaAa Caride, Marlene
/Eustace, Timothy J.
/Kean, Sean T.
/Dancer, Ronald S. Prohibits sale or planting of certain invasive plant species.
A-3435 Aca Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mainor, Charles
/Eustace, Timothy J.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M. “Boys & Girls Clubs Keystone Law”; permits minors to give consent for behavioral health care.
A-3505 Aca Lagana, Joseph A.
/Singleton, Troy Authorizes special motion to dismiss a “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation” (“SLAPP”).
A-3630 Acs Spencer, L. Grace
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Garcia, Carmelo G. Provides for notification of notify next-of-kin in event of death of senior citizen in senior housing facility.
A-3655 Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M. Provides rental and lease protections for domestic violence victims.
A-3666 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Eustace, Timothy J.
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Mukherji, Raj “Disaster Victims Protection Act”; requires Governor to allocate federal and State disaster aid to municipalities in proportion to amount of catastrophic physical damage sustained within each municipality.
A-3725 Aca Moriarty, Paul D.
/Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
Requires dealership to notify buyers of recalls on used motor vehicles for sale.
A-3813 Coughlin, Craig J.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Singleton, Troy
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mosquera, Gabriela M. Adds cyber-harassment to the domestic violence statutes.
A-3841 AcaAa Munoz, Nancy F.
/Gusciora, Reed
/Angelini, Mary Pat
/DeCroce, BettyLou Upgrades violation of a stalking restraining order to a crime of the third degree.
A-3843 Aca Caputo, Ralph R.
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Mainor, Charles
/Sumter, Shavonda E. Permits municipality to enact ordinance allowing voluntary registration of private outdoor video surveillance cameras.
A-3846 Cryan, Joseph
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Spencer, L. Grace Establishes third degree crime for certain trespasses involving victim of domestic violence.
A-3905 AcaAa Coughlin, Craig J.
/Eustace, Timothy J.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Garcia, Carmelo G. Authorizes operators of motor vehicles to display electronic proof of insurance.
A-3950 Prieto, Vincent
/Jimenez, Angelica M. Permits correctional facilities to utilize body imaging scanning equipment.
AJR-54 Conaway, Herb
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Designates last day of February of each year as “Rare Disease Awareness Day” in New Jersey.
AR-158 Aca Mazzeo, Vincent
/Wilson, Gilbert L. Urges Congress to authorize spending for military construction project at 177th Fighter Wing of New Jersey Air National Guard.
AR-193 Aca Eustace, Timothy J.
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie Urges Congress and President to enhance the charitable food donation deduction.
S-979 Sca w/GR Sweeney, Stephen M.
/Cunningham, Sandra B.
/Riley, Celeste M.
/Wisniewski, John S.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Garcia, Carmelo G. Establishes “College Affordability Study Commission” to examine issues and develop recommendations to increase the affordability of higher education in New Jersey.
S-1138 Sa
(A-2514 Aca) Codey, Richard J.
(McKeon, John F.) Allows installation of solar arrays by municipalities on preserved open space in certain circumstances.
S-1341 Aa
(A-2961 Aa) Van Drew, Jeff
/Madden, Fred H.
(Andrzejczak, Bob
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Spencer, L. Grace Establishes penalty for failure to include bittering agent in antifreeze.
S-1414 Aca
(A-2405 Aca) Smith, Bob
/Bateman, Christopher
(Eustace, Timothy J.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Cryan, Joseph) Concerns low emission and gas emission vehicles; establishes Clean Vehicle Task Force.
S-2115
(A-3320) Van Drew, Jeff
/Oroho, Steven V.
(Schaer, Gary S.
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Ciattarelli, Jack M.) Authorizes counties to establish mosquito control reserve fund.
S-2234
(A-3397) Thompson, Samuel D.
/Van Drew, Jeff
(Giblin, Thomas P.
/Clifton, Robert D.
/O’Donnell, Jason) Abolishes Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board in the Department of Environmental Protection and transfers regulation of landscape irrigation contractors to Department of Community Affairs.
S-2364 Sca
(A-3901 Aca) Gill, Nia H.
/Weinberg, Loretta
(Johnson, Gordon M.
/Dancer, Ronald S.) Requires local unit approval of applications for participation in federal 1033 program.
S-2365
(A-3754) Gill, Nia H.
/Weinberg, Loretta
(Johnson, Gordon M.
/Dancer, Ronald S.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.) Requires AG oversight of transfer of federal surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies; establishes review and reporting requirement.