*** THURSDAY ADVISORY *** ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE MOVING ‘BACK TO WORK NJ’ JOBS & ECONOMIC GROWTH PACKAGE

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Budget Committee on Thursday will continue advancing the Legislature’s “Back to Work NJ” economic development package.
The hearing is set for noon Thursday, Dec. 16 in Committee Room 11 in the State House Annex. It will be streamed live at http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic) and Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland) announced the job-creation and pro-business agenda at a State House press conference on Nov. 24.
Thursday’s bills include:

A-2570 (1R)
Burzichelli/Quijano
(pending referral)
S-490 (3R)
Lesniak/Kyrillos
(pending referral)
Permits Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos under certain circumstances.
A-2853
Burzichelli/Milam/Albano/Moriarty/Giblin
(pending referral) Streamlines process for State and local agency business permits related to economic development projects.
A-2905 (1R)
Coutinho/Quijano/
Coughlin/Greenwald
(pending referral) Expands existing film and digital media production tax credit programs; designated as the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
A-3128
Quijano/Ramos/
Greenstein/DeAngelo
(pending referral) Provides for development of searchable “Bulletin NJ” local public bidding and employment database.
A-3253
Diegnan
(pending referral) Provides corporation with right to renounce corporate opportunity doctrine.
A-3254
Diegnan/Tucker
(pending referral) Maintains right of corporate directors and officers to indemnification under certain circumstances.
A-3398
Riley/Burzichelli
(pending referral) Expands gross income tax exclusion for pensions, annuities and other retirement income for certain taxpayers.
A-3531 (1R)
Burzichelli
(pending referral)
S-2394 (1R)
Sarlo
(pending referral)
Dedicates revenues derived from certain sales and uses subject to sales and use tax to provide enhanced incentives for breeding and development of certain racehorses in this State.
A-3595
Wagner/Stender/
O’Donnell Concerns creation of benefit corporations.
A-3596
Oliver/Wilson Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for employers who hire former prisoners.
A-3605
Oliver Authorizes various public entities to utilize competitive contracting procedures for certain energy savings improvement projects.