Standardized Testing Restrictions, Parental Notification of Testing, Gleaning & Withdrawing from Waterfront Commission Top Monday Assembly Session

Banning Sale of Dextro to Minors, Protecting the Elderly, Improving Amber & Silver Alerts, Combating Bedbugs, Clean Energy, Improving Property Assessment Appeal Deadline Notice & Exempting Holocaust Reparations from Legal Process Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – Prohibiting standardized testing in kindergarten through second grade, requiring parental notification of standardized testing, encouraging gleaning to feed the hungry, withdrawing New Jersey from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor and banning the sale of a common but often-abused cough suppressant to minors highlight Monday’s Assembly voting session.
Protecting the elderly from exploitation, improving Amber and Silver alerts, combating bedbugs, promoting clean energy buildings, improving property assessment appeal deadline notification and exempting Holocaust reparations from the legal process are also on tap.
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-232 Aca Gusciora, Reed
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Oliver, Sheila Y.
/Jasey, Mila M. Establishes process for consideration of offers from short sale buyers during residential mortgage foreclosures.
A-622/1469 Acs Moriarty, Paul D.
/Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Gusciora, Reed
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Angelini, Mary Pat
/Munoz, Nancy F. Prohibits sale of certain products containing dextromethorphan to minors under 18 years of age.
A-943 Singleton, Troy
/Conaway, Herb
/Moriarty, Paul D.
/Green, Jerry
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Mazzeo, Vincent Permits small businesses to qualify for loans from NJEDA for costs of energy audit and making energy efficiency or conservation improvements.
A-1041 Schaer, Gary S.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Eustace, Tim Exempts Holocaust reparations payments from legal process, and from estate recovery under Medicaid program.
A-1250 Prieto, Vincent Provides certified municipal fire inspectors and fire officials having more than four consecutive years service with tenure in office.
A-1468 Aca Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Watson Coleman, Bonnie Establishes Task Force on Engineering Curriculum and Instruction.
A-1578 Spencer, L. Grace
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Pinkin, Nancy J. Establishes procedures to prevent and eradicate bedbug infestations in certain residential property.
A-1781 Aca McKeon, John F.
/Mainor, Charles
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Sumter, Shavonda E. “Nikhil’s Law”; requires MVC to inform and test drivers on dangers of failing to comply with traffic safety laws and “STOP for Nikhil Safety Pledge.”
A-2073 AcsAs Fuentes, Angel
/Chivukula, Upendra J.
/Handlin, Amy H.
/Space, Parker
/McHose, Alison Littell
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Exempts certain offers and sales of securities from registration.
A-2290 Aca DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Requires certain CATV companies to provide free Internet access to public libraries.
A-2580 Aca Mukherji, Raj
/Pintor Marin, Eliana Provides for priority consideration, by DCA, DEP, DOT, and municipalities, of permit applications for green building projects.
A-2585 Aca DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Quijano, Annette
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Directs Attorney General to develop plan to disseminate Amber and Silver Alert information through social media.
A-2892 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Mainor, Charles
/Ciattarelli, Jack M.
/Johnson, Gordon M. Grants prescriptive authority to certain psychologists.
A-2936 AcaAa Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Singleton, Troy Requires complaint for guardianship of a person receiving services from Division of Developmental Disabilities to include one of the documents identified in bill.
A-3077 Aa Jasey, Mila M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mainor, Charles
/Watson Coleman, Bonnie
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Oliver, Sheila Y. Requires school districts and charter schools to annually provide to parents or guardians of enrolled students information on certain tests to be administered during the school year.
A-3079 Aca Jasey, Mila M.
/Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Mainor, Charles
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Oliver, Sheila Y.
/DeCroce, BettyLou Prohibits administration of standardized assessments in kindergarten through second grade.
A-3248 Aca Conaway, Herb
/Sumter, Shavonda E. Establishes the Task Force on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in DOH.
A-3548 AcaAa Schaer, Gary S.
/Spencer, L. Grace
/Simon, Donna M. Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects; revises bond maturities and sale of bonds by NJ Enviromental Infrastructure Trust.
A-3566 Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Riley, Celeste M.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Mukherji, Raj Requires annual notice of assessment on property to contain bolded notice of filing deadline for appeal.
A-3890 Aca Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Jimenez, Angelica M.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent Requires continuing care retirement communities to provide residents with information on influenza vaccines for older adults.
A-3948 Benson, Daniel R.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Eustace, Tim Requires money transmitters to provide training materials to delegates concerning financial abuse and exploitation of elder adults.
A-4079 Eustace, Tim
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Taliaferro, Adam J.
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Dancer, Ronald S. Directs Department of Agriculture to publish on its website “New Jersey Gleaning Week” and “Farmers Against Hunger Day” page.
AJR-93 Aca Eustace, Tim
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Taliaferro, Adam J.
/Wilson, Gilbert L. Designates third week of September as “New Jersey Gleaning Week.”
AJR-94 Aca Eustace, Tim
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Taliaferro, Adam J.
/Wilson, Gilbert L. Designates Wednesday of third week of September as “Farmers Against Hunger Day.”
AR-188 Aa Coughlin, Craig J.
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Ciattarelli, Jack M.
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Wisniewski, John S. Urges President and Congress of the United States to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007.
S-1152 Aca
(A-1319 Aca) Weinberg, Loretta
/Vitale, Joseph F.
/Madden, Fred H.
(Quijano, Annette
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Jasey, Mila M.) Permits attending advanced practice nurse to determine cause of death and execute death certification of patient if nurse is patient’s primary caregiver.
S-2277 ScaSca
(A-3506 Aca) Lesniak, Raymond J.
/Rice, Ronald L.
(Mainor, Charles
/Quijano, Annette
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Spencer, L. Grace
/Bramnick, Jon M.
/Rible, David P.) Directs Governor to withdraw from compact establishing Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor; dissolves compact and commission; transfers commission’s NJ operations to State Police.