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NJ Society of Municipal Engineers (2016-2017)


Bill:A10 AcaAaScaSa (4R)
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); Vainieri Huttle (D37); McKeon (D27); Schaer (D36); Sumter (D35); Caputo (D28); Mukherji (D33); Singleton (D7); Pintor Marin (D29); Giblin (D34); Rible (R30); Sarlo (D36); Oroho (R24) +2
Summary:Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act"; establishes State Transportation Infrastructure Bank within NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust; renames NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust.
Related:2016:S2412
History:06/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
06/23/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/27/2016 Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly. Emergency resolution 61-14-0. Passed in Assembly 54-22-0.
06/30/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
07/29/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
10/05/2016 Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 23-10 (Sarlo).
10/07/2016 Substituted for S-2412 (3R). Passed in Senate 23-14. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 45-27-0.
10/14/2016 Signed by the Governor P.L.2016, c.56.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A103
Sponsors:Space (R24); Phoebus (R24) +1
Summary:Allows for exclusion of certain properties from Highlands preservation area.
Related:2014:A131; 2014:S1735; 2012:A869; 2012:S1363; 2010:A173; 2010:S1007; 2008:A1658; 2008:S1682; 2006:A3074
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A185
Sponsors:Caputo (D28)
Summary:Authorizes professional and occupational boards to recognize continuing education approval entities.
Related:2014:A367; 2012:A3394
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A192
Sponsors:Caputo (D28); Tucker (D28); Eustace (D38); Lagana (D38) +1
Summary:"Corporate Disinvestment Property Tax Relief Act"; appropriates $13.5 million.
Related:2016:S912; 2014:A374; 2014:S1947; 2012:A3807; 2012:S2595
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A198
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14); Benson (D14) +1
Summary:Requires municipal agency under MLUL to notify prospective applicant of potential need for additional governmental approvals.
Related:2016:S2696; 2014:A1484; 2014:S1459; 2012:A206; 2012:S1021; 2010:A3198; 2010:S2564
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A234
Sponsors:Ciattarelli (R16)
Summary:Permits board of chosen freeholders to establish "Sharing Resources" grant and loan program to encourage shared services and municipal consolidation.
Related:2014:A1142; 2012:A2287; 2010:A127; 2008:A3019
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A250
Sponsors:Ciattarelli (R16)
Summary:Directs public utilities and pipeline operators to reimburse municipalities for certain emergency services.
Related:2016:S1135; 2014:A1161; 2014:S1500; 2012:A4266; 2012:S2938
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A266
Sponsors:Ciattarelli (R16) +3
Summary:Directs COAH to use growth share methodology to calculate fair share affordable housing need.
Related:2016:S161; 2014:A4535; 2014:S2994
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A267
Sponsors:Ciattarelli (R16)
Summary:Reforms procedures concerning provision of affordable housing.
Related:2016:S163; 2014:A4632; 2014:S3148
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
04/04/2016 Withdrawn from the files.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A307
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); DeAngelo (D14); Quijano (D20); Wimberly (D35) +1
Summary:Concerns registration of contractors and sets criteria for responsible bidders in public work.
Related:2014:A2388; 2014:S2253; 2012:A3359; 2012:S2604
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A309
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); Burzichelli (D3); Caputo (D28); Conaway (D7); Lagana (D38); Mazzeo (D2); Danielsen (D17) +7
Summary:Creates offense of financial exploitation of the elderly.
Related:2016:S266; 2014:A2461; 2014:S203; 2012:A2272; 2012:S1047; 2010:A330; 2010:S1034; 2008:A1698; 2008:S1663; 2006:A681; 2006:S1155; 2004:A4284; 2004:S2691
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A330
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); Mukherji (D33)
Summary:Imposes prevailing wage for public work on properties receiving tax abatements or exemptions.
Related:2016:A3435; 2016:S1162; 2014:A4752; 2014:S3154
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
03/03/2016 Withdrawn from the files.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A349
Sponsors:Kean, S (R30) +2
Summary:Exempts properties within flood zones from variance requirements to raise structure.
Related:2014:A252; 2012:A3806
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A371
Sponsors:Auth (R39)
Summary:Requires notification of municipalities by public utilities under certain circumstances.
Related:2014:A821; 2012:A253; 2010:A1680; 2008:A474; 2006:A1109; 2004:A1149; 2002:A928; 2000:A2018; 1998:A525; 1996:A103; 1994:A1096; 1992:A1653
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Support


Bill:A381
Sponsors:Benson (D14); Wimberly (D35) +6
Summary:Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities, and certification programs for mold inspectors and mold hazard abatement workers.
Related:2016:S251; 2014:A1007; 2014:S2142; 2012:A1588; 2012:S2081; 2010:A3773; 2010:S2633
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A395
Sponsors:Benson (D14); Eustace (D38); DeAngelo (D14); Lagana (D38); Phoebus (R24) +2
Summary:Establishes "Local Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act."
Related:2016:S1402; 2014:A1034; 2014:S2561; 2012:A3879; 2012:A3882; 2012:S2585
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A428
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Lagana (D38) +2
Summary:Establishes amber light duration at traffic control signals.
Related:2014:A4059
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A436
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Wimberly (D35); Conaway (D7)
Summary:Requires natural gas pipeline utilities to repair or replace leaking natural gas pipelines.
Related:2014:A4260; 2014:S2422
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
02/04/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A446
Sponsors:Mazzeo (D2); Andrzejczak (D1); Burzichelli (D3)
Summary:Directs DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit certain wineries to participate in certain sign programs on freeways, interstate highways, and toll roads.
Related:2016:S102; 2014:A3263; 2014:S3166
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A456
Sponsors:Mazzeo (D2); Lagana (D38)
Summary:Requires government records to be made available on the Internet.
Related:2016:S1879; 2014:A3685; 2014:S167; 2012:A999; 2012:S303; 2010:A3467; 2010:S201; 2008:A4234; 2008:S305; 2006:A4251
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A479
Sponsors:Russo (R40)
Summary:Applies certain conflicts of interest restrictions on legislators to county, municipal and local authority condemnation proceedings and project contracts funded directly or indirectly by State monies.
Related:2014:A290; 2012:A1697; 2010:A269; 2008:A1132; 2006:A3585; 2004:A4224; 2004:S2677
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A482
Sponsors:Russo (R40)
Summary:Clarifies authority of municipalities to utilize zoning authority to regulate billboards or outdoor advertising bearing commercial advertisements.
Related:2014:A293; 2012:A1700; 2010:A273; 2008:A1137; 2008:S579; 2006:A4282
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A484
Sponsors:Russo (R40) +3
Summary:Prohibits contributions by certain entities doing business with State; limits amount of contributions by principals and officers of such entities.
Related:2014:A295; 2012:A1702; 2010:A276; 2008:A1141; 2006:A1474; 2004:A1657; 2004:S1405; 2002:A427; 2002:A3305; 2002:S978; 2000:A4005; 2000:S2536
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A485
Sponsors:Russo (R40); Brown, C. (R2) +7
Summary:Limits contributions by certain public contractors; limits contributions by county and municipal political party committees.
Related:2014:A296; 2012:A1703; 2012:S624; 2010:A277; 2010:S525; 2008:A1142; 2008:S287; 2006:A1476; 2006:S737; 2004:A1660; 2004:S119; 2002:A3482; 2002:S2392
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A487
Sponsors:Russo (R40)
Summary:Authorizes counties and municipalities to adopt regulations limiting political contributions by contractors.
Related:2014:A298; 2012:A1705; 2010:A279; 2008:A1144; 2006:A1485; 2004:A3068; 2004:S1732
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A488
Sponsors:Russo (R40)
Summary:Limits contributions to certain candidates and elected officials by certain public contractors; limits contributions by certain political party committees; repeals certain campaign contribution prohibitions.
Related:2014:A299; 2012:A1706; 2010:A280; 2008:A1145; 2006:A1486; 2004:A3069; 2004:S1792
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A489
Sponsors:Russo (R40)
Summary:Provides local governments may limit political contributions by business entities performing or seeking to perform public contracts; limits contributions by county and municipal political party committees.
Related:2014:A300; 2012:A1707; 2010:A281; 2008:A1146; 2006:A1487; 2004:A3070; 2004:S1786
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A566
Sponsors:Handlin (R13); Mazzeo (D2)
Summary:Requires electronic bulletin board on DCA website for local units to advertise shared services opportunities; requires development of computerized survey to match local units together to implement shared services.
Related:2014:A167; 2012:A114; 2010:A536; 2010:S1851; 2008:A404; 2008:S775; 2006:A3581; 2006:S2293
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A567
Sponsors:Handlin (R13); Munoz, N. (R21)
Summary:Requires suspension of local elected and appointed officers and employees indicted for certain offenses that, upon conviction, require forfeiture of office or position.
Related:2014:A168; 2012:A115; 2012:S1474; 2010:A538; 2010:S2869; 2008:A406; 2006:A3583
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A569
Sponsors:Handlin (R13); Spencer (D29); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Oliver (D34) +1
Summary:Requires all elected or appointed local government officers to receive ethics training.
Related:2016:S84; 2014:A172; 2014:S3188; 2012:A120; 2010:A544; 2010:S1848; 2008:A412; 2008:S261; 2006:A4131; 2006:S587; 2004:A4047; 2004:S2448
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A570
Sponsors:Handlin (R13)
Summary:Limits payment to certain public employees for accumulated sick leave upon retirement; requires fine and reprimand or termination for violation of sick leave by public employee.
Related:2016:S2140; 2014:A174; 2014:S877; 2012:A128; 2012:S584; 2010:A557; 2010:S739; 2008:A3330; 2008:S680; 2006:A2887; 2004:S179; 2002:S1084; 2000:S1662
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A643
Sponsors:Carroll (R25); O'Scanlon (R13) +1
Summary:Excludes projects funded by Transportation Trust Fund from prevailing wage requirements.
Related:2014:A4015
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A644
Sponsors:Carroll (R25) +3
Summary:Permits publication of legal notices by governments and individuals on official government website instead of newspaper.
Related:2014:A4141; 2012:A1618; 2010:A2082; 2010:S2072; 2008:A1083; 2006:A1990; 2004:A2988
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A692
Sponsors:DiMaio (R23); Space (R24); Phoebus (R24)
Summary:Prohibits DEP from imposing conditions on projects exempt from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2014:A538; 2012:A511; 2010:A734; 2008:A602; 2008:S2592; 2006:A3117
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A703
Sponsors:DiMaio (R23)
Summary:Repeals law permitting project labor agreements.
Related:2014:A551; 2012:A530; 2010:A764; 2008:A3430
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A727
Sponsors:Moriarty (D4)
Summary:Makes certain changes to public access of government records.
Related:2014:A619; 2012:A1220; 2010:A2114; 2010:S1691
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A734
Sponsors:Moriarty (D4); Johnson (D37) +1
Summary:Concerns compensation and benefits of officers, employees, and members of State and local authorities.
Related:2014:A629; 2012:A1232; 2012:S1023; 2010:A2505; 2010:S2044
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A760
Sponsors:Moriarty (D4); Diegnan (D18); Jimenez (D32); Ciattarelli (R16); Webber (R26)
Summary:Requires certain professional boards to report licensure exam passage rates.
Related:2016:S1599; 2014:A4661
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A799
Sponsors:Land (D1); Andrzejczak (D1)
Summary:Directs DOT Commissioner to allocate Transportation Trust Fund monies for concept development and design of Route 55 extension.
Related:2016:S1658; 2014:A993; 2014:S236; 2012:S412; 2010:A859; 2010:S1131; 2008:A3264; 2008:S902; 2006:A1023; 2006:S293; 2004:A393; 2004:S381; 2002:A2619; 2002:S1727
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A867
Sponsors:Quijano (D20); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Handlin (R13); Sumter (D35); Benson (D14) +1
Summary:Extends "whistleblower" protections to employee disclosure of governmental mismanagement, waste and abuse.
Related:2016:S797; 2014:A1321; 2014:A3833; 2014:S768; 2012:A1099; 2012:S787; 2010:A4077; 2010:S2839
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A883
Sponsors:Muoio (D15); Lampitt (D6); Mosquera (D4) +2
Summary:Requires bidder on State contract to be evaluated on report of its gender-based pay equity and job equality standards for its employees.
Related:2016:S2101; 2014:A4675
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
04/07/2016 Passed in Assembly 46-17-9.
04/18/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
09/29/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A954
Sponsors:Wolfe (R10); McGuckin (R10); Spencer (D29) +1
Summary:Requires water purveyors to notify municipalities they service regarding water supply and water quality issues.
Related:2014:A2331; 2012:A357; 2010:A1279; 2008:A904; 2006:A2958; 2006:S1722
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A967
Sponsors:Gove (R9); Rumpf (R9)
Summary:Establishes municipal authority to supervise, discipline and terminate employment of construction code officials.
Related:2014:A714; 2012:A610; 2010:A327; 2008:A1695; 2006:A670; 2006:S149; 2004:A2961; 2004:S1642
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1019
Sponsors:Jasey (D27) +4
Summary:Provides that no more than 120 credits will be required for baccalaureate degree awarded by a public institution and no more than 60 credits for an associate degree.
Related:2016:S1871; 2014:A2801; 2014:S2531
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1034
Sponsors:Webber (R26); Singleton (D7); Zwicker (D16); Danielsen (D17)
Summary:Requires Commissioner of Community Affairs to compile and annually update list of all unfunded State and federal mandates on municipalities and counties.
Related:2014:A2085; 2014:S330; 2012:A1785; 2012:S690; 2010:A1218; 2010:S421; 2008:A4150; 2008:S2990
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
10/27/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1049
Sponsors:Bramnick (R21) +1
Summary:Allows person calling certain State or local government entities to have option of speaking or leaving a recorded message with a human telephone operator during normal business hours.
Related:2014:A316; 2012:A1605; 2010:A778; 2008:A228; 2006:A2690
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1095
Sponsors:Brown, C. (R2) +4
Summary:Establishes "County Tourism Incentive Grant Fund" within Department of Treasury to provide funding for grants to counties to support tourism advertising and promotion.
Related:2016:S201; 2014:A2776; 2014:S2202
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1118
Sponsors:Oliver (D34); Pintor Marin (D29); McKeon (D27); Jasey (D27); Tucker (D28)
Summary:Applies local public contract bid threshold amounts to local pay to play and prevailing wage laws.
Related:2016:S728; 2014:A4565; 2014:S3138
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1133
Sponsors:Sumter (D35); DeCroce, B. (R26); Pinkin (D18); Phoebus (R24); Space (R24); Moriarty (D4) +5
Summary:Requires professional boards to provide for online processing of application for licensure or renewal.
Related:2016:S2205; 2014:A3561; 2014:S2610
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
06/02/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1178
Sponsors:Rumpf (R9); Gove (R9)
Summary:Authorizes municipal dredging of lagoon community waterways and levying of special assessment or issuing of bonds to finance such dredging.
Related:2016:S925; 2014:A2159; 2014:S902; 2012:A670; 2012:S1036; 2010:A2444; 2010:S2256; 2008:A2048; 2006:A3171
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1183
Sponsors:Kennedy (D22)
Summary:Imposes oversight, cost analysis, and fee requirements for State contracts; includes State contract performance in conscientious employee protection act; limits to three years all State contracts; requires certain disclosures on State contracts.
Related:2016:S702; 2014:A3810; 2014:S2306
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1219
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Allows for certain variances, exemptions, and waivers under "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:S1364; 2014:A392; 2014:S1054; 2012:A1031; 2012:S492; 2010:A382; 2010:S134; 2008:A2405; 2008:S822; 2006:A3532; 2006:S242; 2004:S2750
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1221
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); DiMaio (R23) +1
Summary:Revises certain exemptions to "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:S1365; 2014:A395; 2014:S1055; 2012:A1034; 2010:A1846; 2010:S2865; 2008:A2165; 2008:S2595; 2006:A3776
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1270
Sponsors:Caride (D36)
Summary:Requires certain new residential buildings to have fire barriers in cocklofts, concrete or steel frames, and fire stops.
Related:2014:A4854; 2014:S2824
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1282
Sponsors:McGuckin (R10); Wolfe (R10)
Summary:Requires municipalities to reimburse qualified private communities for street paving costs.
Related:2016:S1709; 2014:A1212; 2014:S501; 2012:A403; 2012:S1248; 2010:A2638; 2010:S1330
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1320
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Clarifies powers of public safety directors.
Related:2014:A1523; 2012:A1353; 2010:A1480; 2008:A2698; 2006:A1667; 2006:S637; 2004:A3161; 2004:S2564
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1330
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Revises "Contractors' Registration Act" to include water remediation services.
Related:2016:S1193; 2014:A1546; 2014:S949; 2012:A4463; 2012:S2948
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1352
Sponsors:Spencer (D29); McKeon (D27) +1
Summary:Concerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and recycling industries.
Related:2016:S2306; 2014:A1581; 2012:A2580; 2012:S1351
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1353
Sponsors:Spencer (D29); Prieto (D32)
Summary:Concerns combined sewer overflows; establishes Combined Sewer Overflow Solutions Fund; exempts improvements thereto from 2% property tax cap; and appropriates $5 million.
Related:2016:S760; 2014:A1582; 2014:S575; 2012:A2640; 2012:S1555
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1354
Sponsors:Spencer (D29); Wimberly (D35); Lagana (D38); Sumter (D35) +1
Summary:Authorizes creation of stormwater utilities for certain local government entities.
Related:2016:S762; 2014:A1583; 2014:S579; 2012:A2641; 2012:S1557
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1356
Sponsors:Spencer (D29) +1
Summary:Requires owner or operator of industrial establishment applying for de minimis exemption from "Industrial Site Recovery Act" to certify as to no actual knowledge of contamination exceeding remediation standards.
Related:2014:A1585; 2012:A3367; 2012:S2332
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1381
Sponsors:Phoebus (R24); Space (R24)
Summary:Prohibits State departments and agencies from considering or requiring compliance by Highlands planning area municipalities with Highlands regional master plan in certain circumstances.
Related:2016:S473; 2014:A102; 2014:S349; 2012:A839; 2012:S226; 2010:A144; 2010:S338; 2008:A1689; 2008:S1873; 2006:A4419; 2006:S2856
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1382
Sponsors:Phoebus (R24); Space (R24)
Summary:Sunsets "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act" five years after date of enactment unless certain conditions are met.
Related:2016:S479; 2014:A105; 2014:S355; 2012:A843; 2012:S912; 2010:A150; 2010:S1005; 2008:A2691; 2008:S1683
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1386
Sponsors:Phoebus (R24); Space (R24) +1
Summary:Repeals "Statewide Non-Residential Development Fee Act."
Related:2016:S919; 2014:A127; 2014:S934; 2012:A4103; 2012:S2697
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1425
Sponsors:Johnson (D37)
Summary:Modifies performance and maintenance guarantee requirements under "Municipal Land Use Law."
Related:2014:A4716
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Amend
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1436
Sponsors:Lampitt (D6); Greenwald (D6); Benson (D14); Eustace (D38) +3
Summary:Prohibits local government agency from employing person on paid leave from local government agency of another county or municipality.
Related:2014:A1820; 2012:A1143; 2010:A1529; 2008:A638; 2008:S2347; 2006:A4376
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1461 Acs (ACS)
Sponsors:Lampitt (D6); Benson (D14); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Eustace (D38) +4
Summary:Establishes Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Study Advisory Council.
Related:2016:S631; 2014:A3888; 2014:S2521
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1480
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Rible (R30) +2
Summary:Permits water supply service and sewerage service sub-metering in multi-family dwellings to promote water conservation.
Related:2014:A1750; 2012:A1967; 2010:A2216; 2010:S1758; 2008:A1628; 2008:S703; 2006:A3594; 2006:S2155
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1482
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Vainieri Huttle (D37) +2
Summary:"Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement Act."
Related:2014:A1752; 2012:A1970; 2010:A2225; 2008:A1622; 2006:A2850; 2006:S556; 2004:S2578
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1484
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Jasey (D27) +1
Summary:Requires installation of operational automatic rain sensor on lawn sprinklers as condition of sale and on lawn sprinklers on commercial, retail or industrial property and in common interest communities within specified timeframes.
Related:2014:A1754; 2012:A1972; 2010:A2123; 2010:A2124; 2010:A2236; 2010:S447; 2010:S448; 2008:A1625; 2008:S704; 2008:S705; 2006:A3591; 2006:A3593; 2006:S2156; 2006:S2157
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1490
Sponsors:McKeon (D27) +1
Summary:"Ocean County Stormwater Management System Demonstration Act."
Related:2014:A1760; 2012:A1978; 2012:S820; 2010:A2577; 2010:S1815; 2008:S2145
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1497
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Reestablishes and revises public contract set-aside program.
Related:2016:S661; 2014:A1767; 2014:S282; 2012:A2280; 2012:S130; 2010:A2824; 2010:S1684; 2008:A1631; 2008:S1287; 2006:A3597; 2006:S2441
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1506
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Moriarty (D4)
Summary:Concerning the "Contractors' Registration Act."
Related:2016:S2533; 2014:A1776; 2012:A2846; 2010:A4100; 2008:A2197; 2006:A3048; 2004:A4477
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1532
Sponsors:Peterson (R23)
Summary:Requires certain conditions affecting application for development or zoning variance to be recorded with municipality and county.
Related:2014:A521; 2012:A157; 2010:A620; 2008:S1893
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1534
Sponsors:Peterson (R23) +4
Summary:Requires municipal governing bodies and boards of education to provide sufficient time for all requested public comment at open public meetings.
Related:2014:A523; 2012:A160; 2010:A2263
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1543
Sponsors:Peterson (R23); DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Authorizes design professionals to self-certify construction plans.
Related:2014:A3047
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1564
Sponsors:Webber (R26); Oliver (D34); Holley (D20)
Summary:Establishes procedure for notification to, and review by, municipalities of certain grant and loan applications for acquisition or development of lands for recreation and conservation purposes.
Related:2014:A597; 2012:A970; 2010:A2266; 2008:A4380
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
05/19/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/26/2016 Passed in Assembly 65-0-0.
06/06/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1579
Sponsors:Webber (R26) +6
Summary:Prohibits terminal leave compensation for local government employees.
Related:2014:A1621; 2012:A1943; 2010:A2025
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1594
Sponsors:Rumana (R40)
Summary:Requires counties to fix curbs and surrounding areas when damaged during county road projects.
Related:2014:A1867; 2012:A1919; 2012:S712; 2010:A3522; 2010:S2450
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1598
Sponsors:Rumana (R40); Caride (D36); Giblin (D34) +1
Summary:Establishes Office of River Maintenance in DEP; repeals P.L.1993, c.376 concerning stream cleaning activities.
Related:2016:S552; 2014:A1871; 2014:S2322; 2012:A4313
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1601
Sponsors:Rumana (R40); Burzichelli (D3); Quijano (D20) +1
Summary:Clarifies law authorizing application of reciprocal limitations against businesses from states that give in-state preference in awarding public contracts.
Related:2016:S1783; 2014:A2465; 2014:S1606; 2012:A4015; 2012:S2654
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1611
Sponsors:Rumana (R40); Ciattarelli (R16); Munoz, N. (R21)
Summary:Requires evaluation of appropriateness of light frame construction for multiple dwellings and imposes moratorium on light frame construction until determination and recommendations are adopted.
Related:2014:A4195; 2014:S2772
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1614
Sponsors:Rumana (R40)
Summary:Requires water purveyors to develop and implement leak detection programs.
Related:2014:A4523; 2012:A1905; 2010:A419; 2008:A3158; 2006:A3106; 2006:S355; 2004:S930; 2002:S1659
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1623
Sponsors:Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Singleton (D7)
Summary:Requires use of pervious concrete by State agencies under certain circumstances.
Related:2014:A2101; 2012:A1794; 2010:A4025; 2010:S2772
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
04/04/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1625
Sponsors:Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Howarth (R8)
Summary:Establishes crime of initiating a false "Amber Alert."
Related:2016:S605; 2014:A2103; 2014:S333; 2012:A2499; 2012:S696; 2010:A1216; 2010:S1615; 2008:A4085; 2008:S2945
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1633
Sponsors:Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Webber (R26); Burzichelli (D3) +2
Summary:Revises timeframes for issuance of certain construction permits by DEP in 90 days.
Related:2014:A4322
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1634
Sponsors:Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Lagana (D38) +1
Summary:Prohibits use of light frame construction in certain municipalities; establishes fire safety protocols for light frame construction projects.
Related:2014:A4626
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1640
Sponsors:Schaer (D36); Sumter (D35); Holley (D20) +1
Summary:Eliminates five percent down payment requirement for bond ordinances approved by counties and municipalities.
Related:2016:S2334; 2014:A1065; 2012:A2447; 2012:S616; 2010:S2209
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
05/12/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1649 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Schaer (D36); Spencer (D29); Pintor Marin (D29) +3
Summary:Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.
Related:2016:S853; 2014:A3548; 2014:S2354
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/26/2016 Passed in Assembly 69-3-0.
06/06/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
11/03/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1678
Sponsors:Howarth (R8)
Summary:Prohibits implementation of formula-based rates for sewerage authorities and electric, gas and water public utilities.
Related:2014:A2081; 2012:A1770; 2010:A1188; 2010:S2032; 2008:A4156
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1712
Sponsors:Dancer (R12); Clifton (R12)
Summary:Deems dispute between local government and pipeline operator concerning danger posed by certain natural gas pipelines as contested case.
Related:2014:A4745
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1723
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Permits municipality to charge public utility fee to cover full cost of traffic control services that municipality deemed necessary due to emergency work performed by public utility.
Related:2014:A4852
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1730 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Singleton (D7); Prieto (D32)
Summary:Establishes procedures for awarding of design-build contracts.
Related:2016:S693; 2014:A2009; 2014:S834; 2012:A1332; 2012:S1815; 2010:A3945
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1737
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Rible (R30)
Summary:Requires certain public contract bid advertisements to contain certified cost estimate ranges, specifies grounds for rejection of all bids, and requires 50% guaranty on bids; designated as the Fairness in Bidding Act.
Related:2014:A2027; 2012:A4147
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1751
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Webber (R26) +3
Summary:Requires DEP to submit annual financial report on status of certain fund balances.
Related:2014:A3169; 2012:A1314; 2010:A1664; 2010:S1180; 2008:A741; 2008:S1580; 2006:A4152
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
09/19/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1753
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Coughlin (D19); Bramnick (R21); Singleton (D7); Rible (R30); Lagana (D38) +2
Summary:Permits public-private partnership agreements for certain building and highway infrastructure projects; provides for EDA oversight.
Related:2016:S891; 2014:A3859; 2014:S2489
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1766
Sponsors:Burzichelli (D3) +2
Summary:Requires certain user fees for the provision of traditional municipal services to be included within the 2% municipal and county property tax levy cap.
Related:2014:A1889; 2014:S152; 2012:A2975; 2012:S1914
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1768 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Burzichelli (D3); Rumana (R40); Phoebus (R24); Bucco (R25) +5
Summary:Directs State agencies to take certain actions to expedite permitting through use of general permits and permits-by-rule.
Related:2016:S482; 2014:A1894; 2014:S360; 2012:A3320; 2012:S2574
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
02/22/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
06/20/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1851
Sponsors:Giblin (D34)
Summary:Provides for lower speed limits on certain residential access streets.
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1863
Sponsors:Wimberly (D35)
Summary:Changes types of development requiring CAFRA permit from DEP.
Related:2014:A1400; 2014:S65; 2012:A3921
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1868
Sponsors:Wimberly (D35); Benson (D14); Singleton (D7); Caputo (D28); Oliver (D34); Quijano (D20); Jimenez (D32); Giblin (D34) +3
Summary:Requires Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain transportation-related infrastructure projects and activities on Internet website, and directs State Comptroller to monitor publication of those notifications.
Related:2016:S671; 2014:A4157; 2014:S1424; 2012:S1591; 2010:S103; 2008:S2721
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1895
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19) +1
Summary:Establishes certain procedures for awarding design-build contracts.
Related:2016:S2597; 2014:A1690; 2014:S401; 2012:A1561; 2012:S1211; 2010:A1475; 2008:A4284
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1902
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Requires public utilities and cable television companies to accommodate and relocate facilities and pay costs thereof when necessary for infrastructure projects.
Related:2014:A1701; 2012:A1574; 2010:A3896
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1903
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19); Singleton (D7)
Summary:Requires party bidding on, or performing, a State contract to provide employee health care benefits.
Related:2014:A1703; 2014:S1159; 2012:A1576; 2012:S1231; 2010:A3976; 2010:S965; 2008:A1647; 2008:S1227; 2006:A853; 2006:S183; 2004:A574; 2004:S2048; 2004:S2121; 2002:A1385; 2000:A1530; 1998:A1231; 1996:A1944
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1905
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19); Burzichelli (D3); Rumana (R40) +2
Summary:Requires public utilities and cable television companies to accommodate and relocate facilities when necessary for transportation infrastructure projects at direction of DOT.
Related:2014:A1709; 2012:A3110; 2012:S2217
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A1914
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Amends State construction code for fire safety reasons.
Related:2014:A4882
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1916
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Increases petroleum products gross receipts tax rate; dedicates revenue generated from tax to Transportation Trust Fund; provides gross income tax deduction for certain taxes paid on motor fuel.
Related:2014:A3886
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1917
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19); Singleton (D7); Lagana (D38); Caride (D36)
Summary:Establishes State Transportation Infrastructure Bank Fund within New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust.
Related:2014:A4151
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1942
Sponsors:Coughlin (D19); Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Establishes strategic road salt reserve fund and strategic road salt reserve within DOT.
Related:2016:S1227; 2014:A3074; 2014:S2001
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1958
Sponsors:Pintor Marin (D29); DeAngelo (D14); Wimberly (D35)
Summary:Requires State to use certain energy-efficient outdoor lighting fixtures.
Related:2016:S1970; 2014:A3862
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
02/04/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1968
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); Moriarty (D4); Lagana (D38); Quijano (D20)
Summary:Creates Construction Trades Licensing Board for licensing and regulation of several construction professions; creates new division for homeowner protection in Department of Law and Public Safety.
Related:2014:A1236; 2014:S2549; 2012:A1738; 2010:A1423; 2008:A1355; 2006:A3397
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1971
Sponsors:Prieto (D32)
Summary:Permits landscape irrigation contractors to install backflow prevention devices under certain circumstances.
Related:2014:A1241; 2012:A1745; 2010:A1437; 2010:S478; 2008:A3509; 2008:S1909
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1978
Sponsors:Prieto (D32)
Summary:Requires costs of contract for construction be revealed to municipal construction office for construction permit.
Related:2014:A1248; 2012:A2239; 2010:A1420; 2008:A1346; 2006:A1019; 2004:A4220
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1980
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); Jimenez (D32); Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Provides certified municipal fire inspectors and fire officials having more than four consecutive years service with tenure in office.
Related:2014:A1250; 2012:A2243; 2010:A1579; 2010:A1580; 2010:S1230; 2008:A924; 2008:A925; 2008:S1210; 2008:S3058; 2006:A604; 2006:A2204; 2006:A2363; 2006:S233; 2004:A1223; 2004:A2316; 2004:S1066; 2002:A1047; 2002:A3438; 2002:S1573; 2000:A3198; 2000:A3623
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A1982
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); Wimberly (D35); Diegnan (D18); Coughlin (D19)
Summary:Requires certain civil actions against certain licensed persons to be brought within two years.
Related:2014:A1254; 2012:A2553; 2012:S2215; 2010:A3929
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2003
Sponsors:Prieto (D32)
Summary:Concerns return of development fees to municipalities for transportation related projects.
Related:2014:A4889
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2014
Sponsors:Green (D22)
Summary:Modifies intent, purpose and standard of construction of "Municipal Land Use Law."
Related:2014:A459; 2012:A1720; 2010:A436; 2008:A439; 2006:A3860
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2024
Sponsors:Green (D22)
Summary:Extends requirement of wastewater management planning agencies to establish or update wastewater management plans, and extends validity of sewer service areas and wastewater service areas until April 7, 2011.
Related:2014:A466; 2012:A1727; 2010:A1189; 2010:A2070; 2010:S1337; 2008:A4257; 2008:A4345; 2008:S2985
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2025
Sponsors:Green (D22); Jasey (D27); DeAngelo (D14) +1
Summary:Reforms procedures concerning provision of affordable housing; abolishes Council on Affordable Housing.
Related:2014:A467; 2012:A1728; 2010:A2057; 2010:A2071; 2010:A3447; 2010:S1
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2026
Sponsors:Green (D22)
Summary:Requires contracting units and boards of education to credit contractors with interest earned on certain funds withheld from payment to contractors.
Related:2014:A468; 2014:S1503; 2012:A1729; 2012:S53; 2010:A3990; 2010:S317; 2008:S749; 2006:S2258
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2044
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15); Space (R24); Lagana (D38) +2
Summary:Eliminates awarding of attorneys' fees, filing fees, and costs of suit for certain technical violations of consumer fraud act.
Related:2014:A207; 2014:S1127; 2012:A1444; 2012:S1769; 2010:A1064; 2010:S1790; 2008:A811; 2008:S2254; 2006:A2216; 2004:A2598
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2047
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15); Lagana (D38)
Summary:Consolidates all "doughnut municipalities" and "doughnut-hole municipalities" within 10 years.
Related:2014:A212; 2012:A1451; 2010:A1904; 2008:A4077
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2077
Sponsors:Mukherji (D33); Mosquera (D4)
Summary:Prohibits unilateral changing of terms and conditions of employment by public employers.
Related:2014:A2575; 2012:A692; 2010:A662; 2010:S1255; 2008:A1533; 2008:S660; 2006:A1030; 2006:S319; 2004:A693; 2004:S1838; 2002:A3333
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2163
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18); Giblin (D34)
Summary:Pertains to certain review and approval responsibilities of land surveyors.
Related:2016:S2256; 2014:A2600; 2012:A1851; 2010:A408; 2008:A3361
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Amend
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2202
Sponsors:Eustace (D38)
Summary:Authorizes special emergency appropriations for the payment of certain expenses incurred by municipalities to implement a municipal consolidation.
Related:2016:S956; 2014:A1734; 2014:S302; 2012:A471; 2012:A3914; 2012:S910; 2012:S1114; 2010:A4276; 2010:A4423; 2010:S3146
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2210
Sponsors:Wimberly (D35)
Summary:Designated the Equitable Disclosure Act of 2010, modifies provisions of MLUL concerning objectors to applications for development.
Related:2016:S2045; 2014:A1383; 2012:A1642; 2010:A3279
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2220 AaAaSa (3R)
Sponsors:Benson (D14); Webber (R26) +2
Summary:Authorizes local units of government subject to "Local Public Contracts Law." and "Public School Contracts Law" to use electronic procurement technologies.
Related:2016:S1729; 2014:A2399; 2014:S3276; 2012:A3770
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/14/2016 Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Benson).
06/16/2016 Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
09/15/2016 Passed in Assembly 76-0-0.
09/26/2016 Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
10/05/2016 Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 30-0 (Whelan).
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2223 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Benson (D14); Johnson (D37); Mazzeo (D2); DeCroce, B. (R26); Mosquera (D4); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Coughlin (D19); Jones (D5) +1
Summary:Establishes Main Street Economic Growth Program to encourage business development in small, highly developed municipalities.
Related:2016:S892; 2014:A4521
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
09/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2250
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Eliminates exception to public advertising and bidding requirements for certain public contracts involving insurance coverage and consulting services.
Related:2014:A1493; 2014:S1399; 2012:A2901; 2012:S2688
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2277
Sponsors:Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Requires DOT to issue guidance on certain aspects of red light camera pilot program.
Related:2014:A1091; 2014:S1273; 2012:A3354; 2012:S2228
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2278
Sponsors:Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Prohibits distribution of images and information produced by red light cameras.
Related:2014:A1106; 2014:S1904; 2012:A4420
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2300
Sponsors:Vainieri Huttle (D37) +2
Summary:Establishes procedures and standards regarding public services privatization contracts.
Related:2016:S798; 2014:A2873; 2014:S770; 2012:A998; 2012:S968; 2010:A3407; 2010:S2323
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2361 AcaAca (2R)
Sponsors:Vainieri Huttle (D37); Benson (D14); McKnight (D31); Wimberly (D35) +2
Summary:Prohibits snowplow operators from depositing snow in front of certain access points used by persons with disabilities.
Related:2016:S2314; 2014:A3746; 2014:S2386
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Human Services Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
04/04/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2392
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Requires criminal history background check for owners and employees of home service enterprises.
Related:2014:A2529; 2012:A2845; 2010:A3889; 2008:A3227; 2006:A1872; 2004:A2177
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2402
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:"Stormwater Management and Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement Bond Act of 2016," authorizes bonds for $50,000,000, and appropriates $5,000.
Related:2014:A2864; 2012:A2838; 2010:A2233; 2008:A3236; 2008:S695; 2006:S553; 2004:S1367
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2403
Sponsors:McKeon (D27) +1
Summary:Provides purchasing preference to local and environmentally responsible businesses in awarding of State contracts.
Related:2014:A2671; 2012:A2281; 2012:S252; 2010:S3031
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2405
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Establishes notification, signage, and monitoring requirements related to combined sewer overflows.
Related:2016:S2028; 2014:A3184; 2014:S1497; 2012:A2820; 2012:A2852; 2012:S831; 2010:A4380; 2010:S3119
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2409
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Authorizes Ocean County Planning Board and municipal planning boards in Ocean County to take certain measures to control stormwater runoff and nonpoint source pollution in Barnegat Bay watershed.
Related:2014:A2509; 2014:S1494; 2012:A1980; 2012:S821; 2010:A2606; 2010:S1856
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2416 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Mukherji (D33)
Summary:Expands One-Call Damage Prevention System to include underground contamination with engineering or institutional controls.
Related:2016:S2324
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
05/19/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2470
Sponsors:Spencer (D29)
Summary:"Equitable Permit Extension Act of 2014."
Related:2014:A4024
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2490
Sponsors:Lampitt (D6); Moriarty (D4)
Summary:Encourages local unit sharing of services; makes appropriations.
Related:2016:A3294; 2016:S1; 2014:A1838; 2014:S1; 2012:A1171; 2012:S2; 2010:A3918; 2010:S2794
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2491
Sponsors:Lampitt (D6); Benson (D14)
Summary:Authorizes DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit BPU-certified persons to install and maintain solar photovoltaic panels on noise barriers erected on roads and highways.
Related:2016:S2733; 2014:A1843; 2012:A2430; 2010:A1553; 2010:S460; 2008:A3347; 2008:S2218
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2521
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14) +1
Summary:Concerns prompt payment of construction contracts.
Related:2016:S1196; 2014:A832; 2014:S2482; 2012:A1023; 2010:A4387; 2010:S3145
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2539
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Concerns apprenticeship programs and other standards for public works contractors.
Related:2014:A2286; 2012:A2048; 2012:S975; 2010:A2253; 2010:S2560; 2008:A4305; 2008:S3094
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2569
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); McKeon (D27); Mazzeo (D2); Caputo (D28)
Summary:The "Municipal Stabilization and Recovery Act."
Related:2016:A3326; 2016:S1711
History:05/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/26/2016 Substituted by S-1711 (2R).
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2600
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15)
Summary:Requires DEP to establish regulations for approval to install and operate certain solar facilities.
Related:2014:A2119; 2012:A4384
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2629
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15); DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Provides State, county, municipal, and school district contracts for professional services will be awarded pursuant to competitive contracting process.
Related:2016:S641; 2014:A2115; 2014:S1586; 2012:A3634; 2012:S1517; 2010:S1311; 2008:S484; 2006:A526; 2006:S754; 2004:A2885; 2004:S2532
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Oppose
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2631
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15); Muoio (D15)
Summary:Requires boil water notices be provided to mayor and municipal clerk within one hour.
Related:2014:A2718; 2014:S1122; 2012:S461; 2010:S2365
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2639
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15)
Summary:Requires design of new public schools to incorporate green building practices.
Related:2014:A2132; 2012:A2267; 2012:S78; 2010:A1076; 2010:S239; 2008:A2034; 2008:S1250; 2006:A4529
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2644
Sponsors:Burzichelli (D3)
Summary:Expands municipal authority to license and inspect residential rental property.
Related:2016:S732; 2014:A4764; 2014:S3277
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2682
Sponsors:Spencer (D29)
Summary:The "Adopt a Stormwater Management Basin Act."
Related:2014:A3297; 2014:S943; 2012:A2408; 2012:S1084
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2700
Sponsors:Johnson (D37)
Summary:Establishes award of attorney's fees to prevailing party in municipal services dispute.
Related:2016:S1038; 2014:A3070; 2014:S941; 2014:S3070
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2706
Sponsors:Johnson (D37); Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Requires board of education to unseal and announce contents of bids for certain subcontracting only at regularly scheduled, public meetings of the board.
Related:2014:A1651; 2012:A1653; 2010:A951; 2008:A173; 2006:A1718; 2004:A323; 2002:A1756; 2000:A1057; 1998:A2033; 1998:S1128; 1996:S1984
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2725
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Allows planning and zoning board members to satisfy training requirements on Internet.
Related:2014:A1529; 2012:A1360; 2010:A2639; 2010:S227; 2008:S1841
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2728
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Permits municipalities to charge a fee to cover ancillary costs of traffic control; limits fee.
Related:2014:A1530; 2012:A1362; 2010:A3151
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2743
Sponsors:Coughlin (D19)
Summary:Authorizes municipality to provide for imposition and collection of special assessment to secure developer's recovery of cost of certain improvements in connection with redevelopment project.
Related:2014:A799; 2012:A1276; 2010:A3817
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2747
Sponsors:Coughlin (D19)
Summary:Defines "mobile home park" as "multiple dwelling" for inspection purposes.
Related:2016:S1253; 2014:A792; 2014:S1199; 2012:A1266; 2012:S838; 2010:A3181; 2010:S852; 2008:A984; 2008:S609; 2006:A239; 2006:S819; 2004:A380; 2004:S1313; 2002:A2078; 2000:A3895; 2000:S994; 1998:S479; 1996:S510; 1994:S1680
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2760
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Provides explicit authorization for the Schools Development Authority to use the design/build/operate/maintain procurement model for school facilities projects.
Related:2014:A3018; 2012:A220; 2010:A4316; 2010:S3092
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2778
Sponsors:Muoio (D15); Gusciora (D15); Schaer (D36)
Summary:Requires municipalities to conduct lead paint inspections in single- and two-family dwellings.
Related:2016:S1143
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2810
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Requires green building standards for affordable housing construction.
Related:2014:A2675; 2012:A2798; 2010:A3891; 2008:A1626; 2008:S701; 2006:A3592; 2006:S2151
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2817
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Restricts use of eminent domain by private pipeline companies to those demonstrating pipeline is in the public interest and that agree to certain regulation by BPU.
Related:2016:S1615; 2014:A4178; 2014:S2748
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2819
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Establishes requirements for newly installed and replacement electric utility poles and transmission towers.
Related:2014:A2534; 2012:A3621
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2822
Sponsors:McKeon (D27) +1
Summary:Provides matching grant program for local governments to facilitate energy efficiency and conservation of resources in public buildings; appropriates $50 million.
Related:2016:S1568; 2014:A2537; 2014:S1648; 2012:A2792; 2012:S3062; 2010:A2222; 2010:S452; 2008:A1637; 2008:S711; 2006:A4087; 2006:S2418
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2830
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Requires DCA to adopt energy inspection code, and requires licensed home inspector to report energy analysis for each home inspected for buyer in contemplation of purchase.
Related:2014:A2749; 2012:A2799; 2010:A2127; 2010:A2231; 2010:S449; 2008:A1630; 2008:S706; 2006:A3596; 2006:S2167
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2832
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Permits establishment of municipal employee early retirement incentive programs.
Related:2014:A2750; 2012:A2858; 2010:A3446
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2833
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Requires Site Improvement Advisory Board to offer recommendations to encourage sustainable development.
Related:2016:S763; 2014:A2518; 2014:S1482; 2012:A2857; 2010:A2822; 2008:A2378; 2008:A3241; 2008:S286; 2008:S714; 2006:S714; 2006:S2820; 2004:A265; 2004:A2081; 2004:S100; 2002:A2184; 2002:S645; 2000:A3244; 2000:S2114
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2835
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Exempts various local units of government from State permitting fees and permits the reimbursement of violation fines under certain circumstances.
Related:2014:A2747; 2012:A1985; 2010:A3271
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2843
Sponsors:McKeon (D27)
Summary:Permits municipalities and counties to issue bonds to fund buy-out of accumulated leave time in order to reduce future terminal leave expenses.
Related:2014:A3698
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2885
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Extends and expands the scope of the "Local Unit Electronic Technology Pilot Program and Study Act."
Related:2014:A2436; 2012:A3441
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A2894
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Requires certain persons licensed or appointed to inspect homes to pass criminal history background check.
Related:2014:A2438; 2012:A3275
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2895
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Requires anticipation of parking fees in county and municipal budgets.
Related:2014:A3800
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2900
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Revises requirements for signage indicating accessible facilities for people with disabilities.
Related:2014:A3743
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Human Services Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2904
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Authorizes penalties for failure to file certain public employment contracts; clarifies requirement for electronic posting of public employment contracts and interest arbitration awards.
Related:2016:S918; 2014:A2247; 2014:S932; 2012:A3114; 2012:S2073
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2921 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Houghtaling (D11) +2
Summary:Increases flexibility, clarity, and available tools of optional municipal consolidation process.
Related:2016:S690; 2014:A1739; 2014:S316; 2012:A4099; 2012:S2679
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
05/19/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2941
Sponsors:Eustace (D38)
Summary:Establishes home elevation fund and dedicates up to $5 million of realty transfer fee revenue annually for this purpose.
Related:2016:S122; 2014:S2470
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A2962
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18); Pinkin (D18)
Summary:Removes certain requirements for professional engineers to take examination to operate water supply and wastewater treatment systems.
Related:2016:S2257; 2014:A1799; 2012:A3639
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3005
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Chiaravalloti (D31)
Summary:Requires certain employers to plan and implement traffic reduction programs for employees.
Related:2016:S1712; 2014:A2594; 2014:S2339; 2012:A2802; 2010:A3885; 2010:S1412; 2008:A3221; 2008:S699; 2006:S1925
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3067
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires condemnor to acquire road access easement for property owner if condemnation eliminates road access.
Related:2016:S83; 2014:A4544; 2014:S2982
History:02/18/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3100
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); Munoz, N. (R21)
Summary:Requires State agencies, when developing and proposing rules, to utilize approaches that will accomplish objectives of statutory law while minimizing adverse economic impact on municipalities.
Related:2016:S1767; 2014:A404; 2012:A1046; 2010:A3289
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3102
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); Munoz, N. (R21)
Summary:Permits municipalities to provide information on property tax bills concerning amount of local tax dollars saved through shared services.
Related:2016:S1766; 2014:A403; 2012:A1045; 2010:A3288
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3118
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Requires BPU to consider certain revenue-raising limitations when determining whether to approve increases in public utility rates, fares or charges that may be assessed to municipalities.
Related:2014:A2254; 2012:A2089; 2010:A896; 2008:A2781
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3129
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Requires additional notices to governmental agencies upon termination of utility services to residential customers.
Related:2014:A2173; 2012:A311; 2010:A890; 2008:A563; 2008:S225; 2006:A3559; 2006:S2245
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3151
Sponsors:Land (D1); Andrzejczak (D1); Holley (D20)
Summary:Requires State Comptroller to review, and make recommendations for improvement of, the procurement process of the State, public institutions of higher education, independent State authorities, units of local government, and boards of education.
Related:2016:S1594; 2014:A2625; 2014:S1343; 2012:A1899; 2012:S422; 2010:A3853; 2010:S2735
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3177
Sponsors:Rumpf (R9); Gove (R9)
Summary:Authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances requiring maintenance and repair of certain wharves, piers, docks and bulkheads.
Related:2016:S928; 2014:A3855; 2014:S2506; 2012:S1038; 2010:A334; 2010:S865; 2008:A1944; 2008:S1673; 2006:A4093; 2006:S2549
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3182
Sponsors:Rumpf (R9); Gove (R9)
Summary:"Invest in New Jersey First Act;" requires preference in awarding certain contracts for critical infrastructure projects.
Related:2014:A2774; 2012:A2480; 2012:S1070; 2010:A321; 2010:S1056; 2008:A3446; 2008:S2410
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3189
Sponsors:Clifton (R12)
Summary:Prohibits annual bonuses for perfect attendance and the non-use of sick leave.
Related:2014:A1620; 2012:A1942; 2010:A2024
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3194
Sponsors:Rumpf (R9); Gove (R9)
Summary:Directs DOT and NJT to study and report on transportation infrastructure needs in coastal counties.
Related:2014:A2778; 2012:A2469; 2012:S1547; 2010:A319; 2010:S123; 2008:A3244; 2008:S2185
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3215
Sponsors:Phoebus (R24) +2
Summary:Suspends pension of any retired public employee who resumes public employment with compensation more than $15,000.
Related:2016:S515; 2014:A114; 2014:S883; 2012:A860; 2012:S601; 2010:A4049; 2010:S2716
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3216
Sponsors:Phoebus (R24)
Summary:Establishes "New Jersey Commission on Government Efficiency and Cost Control" to recommend measures for efficiency and cost reduction in State government.
Related:2014:A118; 2012:A873; 2010:A178; 2010:S339; 2008:A3057; 2008:S1887
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3239
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); Webber (R26)
Summary:Requires certain elected officials and appointed officers eligible for dual health benefits coverage to choose coverage by one public entity.
Related:2016:S1908; 2014:A1133; 2012:A3151; 2010:A2369; 2010:S738; 2008:A1405; 2008:A1433; 2008:S677; 2008:S1172; 2006:A1681; 2006:A1691; 2006:S1125; 2004:A1606; 2004:A4378; 2004:S593; 2002:A3973; 2002:S2824
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3263
Sponsors:Singleton (D7)
Summary:Establishes pilot program allowing municipality and engineering firm to contract to serve as construction code enforcing agency.
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3294
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Lagana (D38); Moriarty (D4); Houghtaling (D11); Downey (D11)
Summary:Encourages sharing of services; makes appropriations.
Related:2016:A2490; 2016:S1; 2014:A1838; 2014:S1; 2012:A1171; 2012:S2; 2010:A3918; 2010:S2794
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3298
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); Conaway (D7)
Summary:Increases fine for violation of certain laws concerning pedestrian safety and traffic control; dedicates funds to certain roadways.
Related:2016:S427; 2014:A960; 2014:S229; 2012:A4065; 2012:S2772
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3326
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6)
Summary:The "Municipal Stabilization and Recovery Act."
Related:2016:A2569; 2016:S1711
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3392
Sponsors:Dancer (R12); Webber (R26)
Summary:Prohibits multiple coverage for public employer health care benefits as employee, dependent, or retiree.
Related:2014:A2633; 2012:A3526
History:03/03/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3399
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Conaway (D7); Singleton (D7); Holley (D20); Oliver (D34)
Summary:Establishes two-year innovative drinking water supply and wastewater infrastructure grant program in DEP; appropriates up to $20 million from societal benefits charge therefor.
History:03/03/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3435
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); Egan (D17) +2
Summary:Imposes prevailing wage for public work on properties receiving tax abatements or exemptions.
Related:2016:A330; 2016:S1162; 2014:A4752; 2014:S3154
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
05/19/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3485
Sponsors:Handlin (R13)
Summary:Permits school boards and contracting units to disqualify public contract bidder with whom any school board or local contracting unit had prior negative experience; establishes prior negative experience database.
Related:2014:A4929
History:04/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3486
Sponsors:Handlin (R13)
Summary:Requires certain public contracts for insurance coverage and consulting services to be awarded through competitive contracting process.
Related:2016:S648; 2014:A277; 2014:S1600; 2012:A4164; 2012:S2059
History:04/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3511
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Restores parity among public utilities with regard to formula used to calculate amount of refund given to developers for extension of public utility infrastructure.
Related:2016:S2052
History:04/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3533
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires impact statement for any proposed regulation affecting volunteer ambulance squads and fire companies.
Related:2016:S1114; 2014:A391; 2014:S1559; 2012:A1030; 2010:A381; 2010:A792; 2010:S3076; 2008:A2404; 2008:A2916; 2008:S284; 2006:A199; 2006:A1951; 2006:S669; 2004:A243; 2004:A2355; 2004:S1909; 2002:A1843; 2002:S123; 2000:A2218; 2000:A3351; 2000:S1482; 2000:S2417
History:04/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3564
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18); Webber (R26)
Summary:Authorizes installation of automatic standby generators in certain residences without zoning or planning board approval.
Related:2016:A3750; 2016:S204; 2014:A4330; 2014:S2313
History:04/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3597
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); DeAngelo (D14); Space (R24); Phoebus (R24); Houghtaling (D11) +1
Summary:Requires certain contractors to register under "The Public Works Contractor Registration Act."
History:04/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
09/15/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3612 AcaAaAa (3R)
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Lampitt (D6); Mosquera (D4); Holley (D20); Benson (D14) +1
Summary:Jake's Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inclusive playgrounds as a priority for State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
Related:2016:S2118
History:04/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee.
06/06/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
10/07/2016 Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Greenwald).
10/20/2016 Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3617 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Green (D22); Rible (R30); Mukherji (D33); Houghtaling (D11); Mazzeo (D2); Sarlo (D36); Kyrillos (R13) +6
Summary:Extends expiration date of certain permits for one year in Superstorm Sandy-impacted counties.
Related:2016:S2390
History:06/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
06/20/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/27/2016 Passed in Assembly 78-0-0.
06/30/2016 Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate. Substituted for S-2390 (1R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 39-0. Signed by the Governor P.L.2016, c.14.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3620
Sponsors:Pinkin (D18)
Summary:Revises affidavit of merit requirement in professional malpractice cases.
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3621
Sponsors:Pinkin (D18)
Summary:Prohibits attachment of homestead in medical malpractice judgment.
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3623
Sponsors:Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1)
Summary:Requires Division of Consumer Affairs to make certain consumer reviews and complaints publically available.
Related:2016:S2326
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3639
Sponsors:Bramnick (R21); Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires disclosure by independent expenditure groups; limits contributions to certain groups and committees performing public contracts; increases limits on contributions to political parties and candidates.
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3656
Sponsors:Lagana (D38)
Summary:Prohibits snowplow or de-icing service contract from indemnifying promisee against liability for loss or damage in certain instances.
Related:2016:S181; 2014:S3121
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3674
Sponsors:Peterson (R23) +1
Summary:Prohibits employment of illegal aliens and requires use of E-Verify program in public contracts.
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3680
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6); Pintor Marin (D29); Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Requires public and nonpublic schools to test drinking water for lead and install lead filters or treatment devices on drinking fountains and food preparation sinks; appropriates funds therefor.
Related:2016:S2022
History:04/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3714
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Benson (D14)
Summary:Prohibits sale of municipally-owned sewer or water plant to private entity.
History:05/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3741
Sponsors:Dancer (R12)
Summary:Provides local government exclusive jurisdiction to decide appeal brought by public utility regarding denial of permit for excavation work and certain municipal zoning actions with provision for Superior Court review.
History:05/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3750
Sponsors:DeAngelo (D14); Handlin (R13)
Summary:Authorizes installation of automatic standby generators in certain residences without zoning or planning board approval.
Related:2016:A3564; 2016:S204; 2014:A4330; 2014:S2313
History:05/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3761
Sponsors:Kennedy (D22)
Summary:Directs BPU to promulgate rules and regulations concerning gas public utilities' response to public reporting of suspected natural gas leaks.
Related:2014:A4758; 2014:S2900
History:05/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3777
Sponsors:Dancer (R12) +1
Summary:Allows relocation of certain exceptions from deed restrictions on preserved farmland.
History:05/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3835
Sponsors:Quijano (D20); Eustace (D38)
Summary:Establishes "Tiny Home Pilot Program" in three regions of State.
Related:2016:S2110
History:06/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3863
Sponsors:Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1); DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Clarifies that only products assembled in U.S. meet "Buy-American" standards of public contracts laws.
Related:2016:S1527; 2014:A3023; 2014:S1980
History:06/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3881
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19); Giblin (D34); DeCroce, B. (R26)
Summary:Establishes pilot program to allow certain counties and municipalities to use single firm for design and inspection services on certain transportation projects.
Related:2014:A4122
History:06/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Support
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A3903
Sponsors:Singleton (D7); Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Increases disclosure of political contributions by business entities with public contracts; creates uniform law for contributions by such entities; repeals local option to set contribution limits for business entities.
Related:2016:S2431
History:06/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3921
Sponsors:Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1)
Summary:Requires Division of Consumer Affairs to make certain consumer reviews and complaints publicly available.
Related:2016:S2093
History:06/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A3987
Sponsors:Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary:Requires greater disclosure of political contributions made by certain business entities; applies law uniformly to all levels of government; repeals permitting local units to establish independent requirements for business entities.
History:06/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4021
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Permits contracting units to disqualify local public contract bidder with whom any contracting unit had prior negative experience; establishes prior negative experience database.
History:06/30/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4022
Sponsors:Rible (R30)
Summary:Permits local contracting units to disqualify local public contract bidder for creating conflict of interest with respect to prior contract.
History:06/30/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4053
Sponsors:Jimenez (D32)
Summary:Requires property record cards and tax maps prepared in conjunction with revaluations to be produced in electronic format.
Related:2016:S780; 2014:A3188; 2014:S1962
History:09/15/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4114 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:Muoio (D15); Schaer (D36); Coughlin (D19); Benson (D14); Holley (D20); Wisniewski (D19); Gusciora (D15) +6
Summary:Requires DOT to compensate local government entities for contractual delay damages resulting from shutdown of transportation projects funded by Transportation Trust Fund; authorizes local government entities to use certain funds for transportation project
Related:2016:S2776
History:09/15/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
09/22/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
09/29/2016 Passed in Assembly 53-13-8.
10/05/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4123
Sponsors:Quijano (D20); Mazzeo (D2)
Summary:Requires certain local authorities to inspect, maintain, and repair fire hydrants in planned real estate developments.
Related:2016:S2522
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4133
Sponsors:Carroll (R25); DeCroce, B. (R26)
Summary:Permits attorney fees awards in frivolous land use litigation.
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4164
Sponsors:Houghtaling (D11); Downey (D11); Holley (D20); Muoio (D15); Webber (R26) +1
Summary:Requires State Auditor to annually report on unspent State account balances.
Related:2016:S2588
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
10/13/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
10/20/2016 Passed in Assembly 73-0-0.
11/03/2016 Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4167
Sponsors:Houghtaling (D11); Downey (D11)
Summary:Creates State Spending Commission to study expenditures of State government.
Related:2016:S2581
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4181
Sponsors:Muoio (D15); Holley (D20) +1
Summary:Requires DOT to create automated system to report traffic accidents and requires political subdivisions to report data; makes appropriation.
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
10/13/2016 Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4186
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19) +3
Summary:Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act."
History:09/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4215
Sponsors:Eustace (D38); Jimenez (D32); DeAngelo (D14)
Summary:Creates Emergency Unemployment Benefits Program for construction workers laid off due to halted Transportation Trust Fund projects.
Related:2016:S2598
History:10/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4222
Sponsors:Webber (R26)
Summary:Exempts expansion or reconstruction, within 125 percent of existing footprint, of municipal and county buildings and certain emergency services buildings from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:S2572
History:10/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4252
Sponsors:Carroll (R25)
Summary:Eliminates awards of punitive damages against public entities, and eliminates awards of noneconomic damages against both public entities and public employees except in certain cases involving physical injury.
History:10/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4263
Sponsors:Lampitt (D6); Mosquera (D4)
Summary:Requires bidders on certain State contracts to disclose, and Department of Treasury to publish, certain gender wage information.
Related:2016:S2524
History:10/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4273
Sponsors:Greenwald (D6)
Summary:Requires State supervision of certain professional and occupational licensing boards.
History:10/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4282
Sponsors:Bramnick (R21)
Summary:Establishes "Government Functions and Services Study Commission."
Related:2016:S339; 2014:S723; 2012:S1473; 2010:A2175; 2010:S1343; 2008:A1986; 2008:S283; 2006:A4627; 2006:S257
History:10/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4304
Sponsors:Conaway (D7)
Summary:Requires compilation of, and public access to, tests of soil lead levels.
History:10/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:A4305
Sponsors:Conaway (D7)
Summary:Requires soil testing to determine lead content prior to certain home sales.
History:10/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4306
Sponsors:Conaway (D7)
Summary:Requires DEP to adopt Statewide plan to reduce lead exposure from contaminated soils and drinking water.
History:10/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4309
Sponsors:Schaer (D36)
Summary:Establishes licensing and permit requirements and provides for adoption of standards and regulations for inspection of asbestos in certain structures.
History:10/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:A4317
Sponsors:Prieto (D32)
Summary:Concerns violations of certain occupational licensing laws.
History:10/27/2016 Proposed for introduction.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:ACR41
Sponsors:Lagana (D38); Eustace (D38)
Summary:Amends State Constitution to dedicate all revenue derived from motor fuels tax to Transportation Trust Fund.
Related:2014:ACR151; 2014:SCR106
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR67
Sponsors:Bramnick (R21); Handlin (R13); Phoebus (R24) +2
Summary:Establishes four joint legislative strategic planning committees to recommend proposals that offer long-term solutions to major issues facing this State.
Related:2014:ACR184
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR75
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Amends the State Constitution to dedicate certain motor vehicle fee and surcharge revenues collected by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for the cost of funding the State transportation system.
Related:2016:SCR84; 2014:ACR37; 2012:ACR56; 2010:ACR29; 2008:ACR64; 2006:ACR152; 2004:ACR133; 2002:ACR191
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR108
Sponsors:Prieto (D32); Wisniewski (D19); Singleton (D7); Lagana (D38); Spencer (D29) +1
Summary:Amends State Constitution to dedicate all State revenues from motor fuels and petroleum products gross receipts tax to transportation system.
Related:2016:SCR26; 2014:ACR1; 2014:SCR190
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR110
Sponsors:Gusciora (D15); Caputo (D28); Conaway (D7); Moriarty (D4) +1
Summary:Proposition NJ, limits amount of real property taxes payable to 2.2% of equalized value.
Related:2014:ACR26; 2012:ACR69; 2010:ACR102; 2010:SCR118; 2008:ACR99; 2006:ACR230
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR151
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18); Eustace (D38)
Summary:Urges construction of microgrids at municipal facilities in New Jersey.
Related:2016:SCR108
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR160
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Spencer (D29); Eustace (D38); Muoio (D15); Jasey (D27) +3
Summary:Prohibits adoption of DEP's proposed rules and regulations to revise its Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, Coastal Zone Management Rules, and Stormwater Management Rules.
Related:2016:SCR66
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
03/03/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/16/2016 Passed in Assembly 47-24-5. Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:ACR161 Aca (1R)
Sponsors:McKeon (D27); Jasey (D27); Eustace (D38); Holley (D20); Greenstein (D14); Smith, B (D17) +10
Summary:Establishes "Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure."
Related:2016:SCR86
History:02/22/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
03/03/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/26/2016 Passed in Assembly 65-0-0.
06/06/2016 Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/30/2016 Substituted for SCR-86 (1R). Passed in Senate 39-0. Filed with Secretary of State.
Position:Monitor


Bill:ACR176
Sponsors:Wisniewski (D19)
Summary:Amends State Constitution to dedicate all revenues from petroleum products gross receipts tax to transportation system and requires periodic, binding transportation funding plans.
Related:2014:ACR205
History:05/19/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:AR33
Sponsors:Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1)
Summary:Urges State and local government entities to purchase locally made NJ products.
Related:2016:SR52; 2014:AR124; 2014:SR44; 2012:AR196; 2012:SR113
History:01/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3); Kyrillos (R13); O'Toole (R40) +2
Summary:Encourages sharing of services; makes appropriations.
Related:2016:A2490; 2016:A3294; 2014:A1838; 2014:S1; 2012:A1171; 2012:S2; 2010:A3918; 2010:S2794
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S83
Sponsors:Bucco (R25) +1
Summary:Requires condemnor to acquire road access easement for property owner if condemnation eliminates road access.
Related:2016:A3067; 2014:A4544; 2014:S2982
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
02/29/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S84
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); Bateman (R16) +3
Summary:Requires all elected or appointed local government officers to receive ethics training.
Related:2016:A569; 2014:A172; 2014:S3188; 2012:A120; 2010:A544; 2010:S1848; 2008:A412; 2008:S261; 2006:A4131; 2006:S587; 2004:A4047; 2004:S2448
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/09/2016 Passed in Senate 39-0.
05/12/2016 Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S102
Sponsors:Whelan (D2)
Summary:Directs DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit certain wineries to participate in certain sign programs on freeways, interstate highways, and toll roads.
Related:2016:A446; 2014:A3263; 2014:S3166
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S113
Sponsors:Pennacchio (R26); Sweeney (D3) +3
Summary:"Flood Control, Mitigation, and Prevention Bond Act of 2012," authorizes bonds for up to $2 billion, and appropriates $5,000.
Related:2014:S420; 2012:A2278; 2012:S908
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S117
Sponsors:Pennacchio (R26)
Summary:Exempts construction, expansion or renovation of public institutions of higher education, public schools, and police and fire academies from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2014:S969; 2012:S1356; 2010:S711; 2008:S1355; 2006:A344; 2004:A3311
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Amend


Bill:S122
Sponsors:Pennacchio (R26); Codey (D27)
Summary:Establishes home elevation fund and dedicates up to $5 million of realty transfer fee revenue annually for this purpose.
Related:2016:A2941; 2014:S2470
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
02/04/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/08/2016 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S142
Sponsors:Madden (D4)
Summary:Requires DEP to establish certification program for septic system inspectors.
Related:2014:S463; 2012:S574; 2010:S1266; 2008:S666; 2006:S783
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S159
Sponsors:Bateman (R16); Greenstein (D14) +1
Summary:Establishes defense against exclusionary zoning litigation seeking builder's remedy.
Related:2014:A4447; 2014:S2991
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S161
Sponsors:Bateman (R16)
Summary:Directs COAH to use growth share methodology to calculate fair share affordable housing need.
Related:2016:A266; 2014:A4535; 2014:S2994
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S163
Sponsors:Bateman (R16)
Summary:Reforms procedures concerning provision of affordable housing.
Related:2016:A267; 2014:A4632; 2014:S3148
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S181
Sponsors:Bateman (R16) +1
Summary:Prohibits snowplow or de-icing service contract from indemnifying promisee against liability for loss or damage in certain instances.
Related:2016:A3656; 2014:S3121
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S201
Sponsors:Kyrillos (R13)
Summary:Establishes "County Tourism Incentive Grant Fund" within Department of Treasury to provide funding for grants to counties to support tourism advertising and promotion.
Related:2016:A1095; 2014:A2776; 2014:S2202
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S204
Sponsors:Kyrillos (R13); Smith, B (D17) +2
Summary:Authorizes installation of automatic standby generators in certain residences without zoning or planning board approval.
Related:2016:A3564; 2016:A3750; 2014:A4330; 2014:S2313
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/09/2016 Passed in Senate 40-0.
05/12/2016 Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S251
Sponsors:Singer (R30); Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Requires DCA to establish procedures for inspection and abatement of mold hazards in residential buildings and school facilities, and certification programs for mold inspectors and mold hazard abatement workers.
Related:2016:A381; 2014:A1007; 2014:S2142; 2012:A1588; 2012:S2081; 2010:A3773; 2010:S2633
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S266
Sponsors:Connors, C (R9); Bucco (R25)
Summary:Creates offense of financial exploitation of the elderly.
Related:2016:A309; 2014:A2461; 2014:S203; 2012:A2272; 2012:S1047; 2010:A330; 2010:S1034; 2008:A1698; 2008:S1663; 2006:A681; 2006:S1155; 2004:A4284; 2004:S2691
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S339
Sponsors:Kean (R21); Stack (D33) +1
Summary:Establishes "Government Functions and Services Study Commission."
Related:2016:A4282; 2014:S723; 2012:S1473; 2010:A2175; 2010:S1343; 2008:A1986; 2008:S283; 2006:A4627; 2006:S257
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
10/13/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S427
Sponsors:Allen (R7)
Summary:Increases fine for violation of certain laws concerning pedestrian safety and traffic control; dedicates funds to certain roadways.
Related:2016:A3298; 2014:A960; 2014:S229; 2012:A4065; 2012:S2772
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S473
Sponsors:Oroho (R24); Bucco (R25) +1
Summary:Prohibits State departments and agencies from considering or requiring compliance by Highlands planning area municipalities with Highlands regional master plan in certain circumstances.
Related:2016:A1381; 2014:A102; 2014:S349; 2012:A839; 2012:S226; 2010:A144; 2010:S338; 2008:A1689; 2008:S1873; 2006:A4419; 2006:S2856
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S479
Sponsors:Oroho (R24); Bucco (R25) +2
Summary:Suspends "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act" until certain conditions are met.
Related:2016:A1382; 2014:A105; 2014:S355; 2012:A843; 2012:S912; 2010:A150; 2010:S1005; 2008:A2691; 2008:S1683
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S482 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Oroho (R24); Stack (D33) +1
Summary:Directs State agencies to take certain actions to expedite permitting through use of general permits and permits-by-rule.
Related:2016:A1768; 2014:A1894; 2014:S360; 2012:A3320; 2012:S2574
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/06/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S515
Sponsors:Beck (R11); Oroho (R24) +2
Summary:Suspends pension of any retired public employee who resumes public employment with compensation more than $15,000.
Related:2016:A3215; 2014:A114; 2014:S883; 2012:A860; 2012:S601; 2010:A4049; 2010:S2716
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S552
Sponsors:O'Toole (R40)
Summary:Establishes Office of River Maintenance in DEP; repeals P.L.1993, c.376 concerning stream cleaning activities.
Related:2016:A1598; 2014:A1871; 2014:S2322; 2012:A4313
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S556
Sponsors:O'Toole (R40); Oroho (R24)
Summary:Requires electric public utilities to provide training, equipment, indemnity, and reimbursement to certain municipal employees for moving and securing detached, above-ground distribution lines impeding vehicular traffic during lengthy power outages.
Related:2014:S2632; 2012:A3739; 2012:S2526
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S605
Sponsors:Addiego (R8)
Summary:Establishes crime of initiating a false "Amber Alert."
Related:2016:A1625; 2014:A2103; 2014:S333; 2012:A2499; 2012:S696; 2010:A1216; 2010:S1615; 2008:A4085; 2008:S2945
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S631
Sponsors:Gill (D34); Allen (R7) +4
Summary:Establishes Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advisory Council.
Related:2016:A1461; 2014:A3888; 2014:S2521
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/09/2016 Passed in Senate 38-0.
05/12/2016 Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S641
Sponsors:Turner (D15); Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Provides awarding of contracts for professional services by State, county, municipal, and school district through competitive contracting process.
Related:2016:A2629; 2014:A2115; 2014:S1586; 2012:A3634; 2012:S1517; 2010:S1311; 2008:S484; 2006:A526; 2006:S754; 2004:A2885; 2004:S2532
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Oppose
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S648
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Requires certain public contracts for insurance coverage and consulting services to be awarded through competitive contracting process.
Related:2016:A3486; 2014:A277; 2014:S1600; 2012:A4164; 2012:S2059
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S661
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Reestablishes and revises public contract set-aside program.
Related:2016:A1497; 2014:A1767; 2014:S282; 2012:A2280; 2012:S130; 2010:A2824; 2010:S1684; 2008:A1631; 2008:S1287; 2006:A3597; 2006:S2441
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S663
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Establishes division in Department of Treasury to oversee and enforce equal employment opportunity requirements with regard to public works contracts.
Related:2014:S290; 2012:S1748; 2010:S87; 2008:A2592; 2008:S773
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S667
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Permits creation of local hire programs for public work contracts of political subdivisions.
Related:2014:A3176; 2014:S1283; 2012:S138; 2012:S2148; 2010:S2879
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S671
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Requires Commissioner of Transportation to publish notice of certain transportation-related infrastructure projects and activities on Internet website, and directs State Comptroller to monitor publication of those notifications.
Related:2016:A1868; 2014:A4157; 2014:S1424; 2012:S1591; 2010:S103; 2008:S2721
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S690 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Gordon (D38); Beach (D6) +1
Summary:Increases flexibility, clarity, and available tools of optional municipal consolidation process.
Related:2016:A2921; 2014:A1739; 2014:S316; 2012:A4099; 2012:S2679
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/09/2016 Passed in Senate 25-13.
05/12/2016 Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
05/19/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S693
Sponsors:Gordon (D38); Beach (D6)
Summary:Establishes procedures for awarding of design-build contracts.
Related:2016:A1730; 2014:A2009; 2014:S834; 2012:A1332; 2012:S1815; 2010:A3945
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S702
Sponsors:Gordon (D38)
Summary:Imposes oversight, cost analysis, and fee requirements for State contracts; includes State contract performance in conscientious employee protection act; limits to three years all State contracts; requires certain disclosures on State contracts.
Related:2016:A1183; 2014:A3810; 2014:S2306
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S728 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Cruz-Perez (D5); Beach (D6)
Summary:Applies certain public contract bid threshold amounts to local pay to play and prevailing wage laws.
Related:2016:A1118; 2014:A4565; 2014:S3138
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
06/16/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
09/26/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S732
Sponsors:Cruz-Perez (D5)
Summary:Expands municipal authority to license and inspect residential rental property.
Related:2016:A2644; 2014:A4764; 2014:S3277
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S760
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16)
Summary:Concerns combined sewer overflows; exempts improvements thereto from 2% property tax cap; requires certain permit holders address such overflows in capital improvement plans; and appropriates $5 million.
Related:2016:A1353; 2014:A1582; 2014:S575; 2012:A2640; 2012:S1555
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S762 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16)
Summary:Authorizes creation of stormwater utilities for certain local government entities.
Related:2016:A1354; 2014:A1583; 2014:S579; 2012:A2641; 2012:S1557
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
02/29/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S763
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17)
Summary:Requires Site Improvement Advisory Board to offer recommendations to encourage sustainable development.
Related:2016:A2833; 2014:A2518; 2014:S1482; 2012:A2857; 2010:A2822; 2008:A2378; 2008:A3241; 2008:S286; 2008:S714; 2006:S714; 2006:S2820; 2004:A265; 2004:A2081; 2004:S100; 2002:A2184; 2002:S645; 2000:A3244; 2000:S2114
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S780
Sponsors:Sarlo (D36)
Summary:Requires property record cards and tax maps prepared in conjunction with revaluations to be produced in electronic format.
Related:2016:A4053; 2014:A3188; 2014:S1962
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
06/16/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S797
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37) +1
Summary:Extends "whistleblower" protections to employee disclosure of governmental mismanagement, waste and abuse.
Related:2016:A867; 2014:A1321; 2014:A3833; 2014:S768; 2012:A1099; 2012:S787; 2010:A4077; 2010:S2839
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S798
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37); Turner (D15); Sweeney (D3) +2
Summary:Establishes procedures and standards regarding public service privatization contracts.
Related:2016:A2300; 2014:A2873; 2014:S770; 2012:A998; 2012:S968; 2010:A3407; 2010:S2323
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S846
Sponsors:Stack (D33) +2
Summary:Subjects county and municipal sewerage authority service rate increases to approval by Board of Public Utilities.
Related:2014:A3785; 2014:S69; 2012:A1208; 2012:S661; 2010:A2840; 2010:S1822
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S853 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Stack (D33)
Summary:Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.
Related:2016:A1649; 2014:A3548; 2014:S2354
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
11/03/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S891
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3); Whelan (D2); Oroho (R24)
Summary:Permits public-private partnership agreements for certain building and highway infrastructure projects; provides for EDA oversight.
Related:2016:A1753; 2014:A3859; 2014:S2489
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S892
Sponsors:Whelan (D2); Bucco (R25)
Summary:Establishes Main Street Economic Growth Program to encourage business development in small, highly developed municipalities.
Related:2016:A2223; 2014:A4521
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
02/08/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S896
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Establishes best practices for procurement and payment of legal services by local governments and school districts.
Related:2014:S933; 2012:A4472; 2012:S2954
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S905
Sponsors:Connors, C (R9)
Summary:Clarifies that punitive damages may not be awarded against public entities or public employees acting within the scope of their employment in any action.
Related:2014:S922; 2012:S1537; 2010:S1033; 2008:S1659; 2006:A2271; 2006:S1142; 2004:A939; 2004:S128; 2002:A4008; 2002:S838; 2000:A129; 2000:S931; 2000:S976; 1998:A3383
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S912
Sponsors:Gill (D34)
Summary:"Corporate Disinvestment Property Tax Relief Act"; appropriates $13.5 million.
Related:2016:A192; 2014:A374; 2014:S1947; 2012:A3807; 2012:S2595
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S917
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Requires filing of financial and conflict disclosure statements as condition of development approval.
Related:2014:A1112; 2014:S935; 2012:A1466; 2012:S1331; 2010:A1602; 2010:S1058; 2008:A1435; 2008:S2661; 2006:A2021
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S918
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Authorizes penalties for failure to file certain public employment contracts; clarifies requirement for electronic posting of public employment contracts and interest arbitration awards.
Related:2016:A2904; 2014:A2247; 2014:S932; 2012:A3114; 2012:S2073
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S919
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Repeals "Statewide Non-Residential Development Fee Act."
Related:2016:A1386; 2014:A127; 2014:S934; 2012:A4103; 2012:S2697
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S925
Sponsors:Connors, C (R9)
Summary:Authorizes municipal dredging of lagoon community waterways and levying of special assessment or issuing of bonds to finance such dredging.
Related:2016:A1178; 2014:A2159; 2014:S902; 2012:A670; 2012:S1036; 2010:A2444; 2010:S2256; 2008:A2048; 2006:A3171
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S928
Sponsors:Connors, C (R9)
Summary:Authorizes municipalities to adopt ordinances requiring maintenance and repair of certain wharves, piers, docks and bulkheads.
Related:2016:A3177; 2014:A3855; 2014:S2506; 2012:S1038; 2010:A334; 2010:S865; 2008:A1944; 2008:S1673; 2006:A4093; 2006:S2549
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S956
Sponsors:Gordon (D38); Bateman (R16) +1
Summary:Authorizes special emergency appropriations for the payment of certain expenses incurred by municipalities to implement a municipal consolidation.
Related:2016:A2202; 2014:A1734; 2014:S302; 2012:A471; 2012:A3914; 2012:S910; 2012:S1114; 2010:A4276; 2010:A4423; 2010:S3146
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/14/2016 Passed in Senate 40-0. Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S962
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Requires State Treasurer, in consultation with State Comptroller, to promulgate rules and regulations concerning best practices for awarding independent State authority contracts.
Related:2014:S889; 2012:A1893; 2012:S1338; 2010:A3545; 2010:S1884
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S967
Sponsors:Pennacchio (R26)
Summary:Increases income eligibility limit for reduction or abatement of municipal or county utility authority fees.
Related:2014:S1390; 2012:S1359; 2010:A2281; 2010:S717; 2008:A1468; 2008:S2275
History:02/04/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1038
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37)
Summary:Establishes award of attorney's fees to prevailing party in municipal services dispute.
Related:2016:A2700; 2014:A3070; 2014:S941; 2014:S3070
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1068
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Concerns certain contracts to privatize State services.
Related:2014:S1967; 2012:S1494; 2010:S839; 2008:S1564; 2006:A2205; 2006:S1267; 2004:A318; 2004:S983; 2002:A706; 2002:S1543; 2002:S2683; 2000:A3243
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Amend


Bill:S1085
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Enhances transparency in exercise of municipal redevelopment powers.
Related:2014:S1969; 2012:S1576; 2010:S1656; 2008:S1469; 2006:S760; 2004:S2925
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1114
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires impact statement for any proposed regulation affecting volunteer ambulance squads and fire companies.
Related:2016:A3533; 2014:A391; 2014:S1559; 2012:A1030; 2010:A381; 2010:A792; 2010:S3076; 2008:A2404; 2008:A2916; 2008:S284; 2006:A199; 2006:A1951; 2006:S669; 2004:A243; 2004:A2355; 2004:S1909; 2002:A1843; 2002:S123; 2000:A2218; 2000:A3351; 2000:S1482; 2000:S2417
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1126
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Creates a Land Use Court.
Related:2014:S2847
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1128
Sponsors:Rice (D28)
Summary:Permits municipality to hire private company to provide construction officials, subcode officials, and technical assistants.
Related:2014:A938; 2014:S297; 2012:A2006; 2012:S2947
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1135
Sponsors:Bateman (R16)
Summary:Directs public utilities and pipeline operators to reimburse municipalities for certain emergency services.
Related:2016:A250; 2014:A1161; 2014:S1500; 2012:A4266; 2012:S2938
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1143
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Requires municipalities to conduct lead paint inspections in single- and two-family dwellings.
Related:2016:A2778
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
04/18/2016 Withdrawn from the files.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1162
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3)
Summary:Imposes prevailing wage for public work on properties receiving tax abatements or exemptions.
Related:2016:A330; 2016:A3435; 2014:A4752; 2014:S3154
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1184
Sponsors:Allen (R7)
Summary:Prohibits municipal officers and employees serving on redevelopment or housing agencies from voting to condemn property.
Related:2014:S214; 2012:A4456; 2012:S378; 2010:S292; 2008:S153; 2006:A1292; 2006:S210; 2004:A4364; 2004:S2781
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1193
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Revises "Contractors Registration Act" to include water remediation services.
Related:2016:A1330; 2014:A1546; 2014:S949; 2012:A4463; 2012:S2948
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1195
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Revises the "Contractors' Registration Act."
Related:2014:S1769; 2012:S2658
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1196
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Concerns prompt payment of construction contracts.
Related:2016:A2521; 2014:A832; 2014:S2482; 2012:A1023; 2010:A4387; 2010:S3145
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1227
Sponsors:Vitale (D19)
Summary:Establishes strategic road salt reserve fund and strategic road salt reserve within DOT.
Related:2016:A1942; 2014:A3074; 2014:S2001
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1253
Sponsors:Vitale (D19)
Summary:Defines "mobile home park" as "multiple dwelling" for inspection purposes.
Related:2016:A2747; 2014:A792; 2014:S1199; 2012:A1266; 2012:S838; 2010:A3181; 2010:S852; 2008:A984; 2008:S609; 2006:A239; 2006:S819; 2004:A380; 2004:S1313; 2002:A2078; 2000:A3895; 2000:S994; 1998:S479; 1996:S510; 1994:S1680
History:02/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1340
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:The "New Jersey Bleacher Safety Act."
Related:2014:S1611; 2012:S1341; 2010:S1225; 2008:S1204; 2006:A1306; 2006:S2056; 2004:A529; 2004:S56; 2002:A3888; 2002:S2675
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1357
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires municipalities that receive transitional aid to certify that all municipal buildings adhere to fire codes.
Related:2014:S106; 2012:S500; 2010:S1229; 2008:S1211; 2006:S932; 2004:S1868
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1364
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Allows for certain variances, exemptions, and waivers under "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:A1219; 2014:A392; 2014:S1054; 2012:A1031; 2012:S492; 2010:A382; 2010:S134; 2008:A2405; 2008:S822; 2006:A3532; 2006:S242; 2004:S2750
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1365
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Revises certain exemptions to "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:A1221; 2014:A395; 2014:S1055; 2012:A1034; 2010:A1846; 2010:S2865; 2008:A2165; 2008:S2595; 2006:A3776
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1374
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Requires contracts for professional services be awarded by certain bi-state authorities pursuant to competitive contracting process.
Related:2014:S1775; 2012:S2489
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1402
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37)
Summary:Establishes "Local Governmental Process Activities Disclosure Act."
Related:2016:A395; 2014:A1034; 2014:S2561; 2012:A3879; 2012:A3882; 2012:S2585
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1408
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37)
Summary:Modifies current law regarding regulation and restrictions on business entities who are public contractors and make campaign contributions to certain office holders, candidates and political organizations.
Related:2014:S767; 2012:A2340; 2012:S785; 2010:A3624; 2010:S2550
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1413
Sponsors:Weinberg (D37); Oroho (R24)
Summary:Concerns procedures for public comment about matters before municipal planning and zoning boards.
Related:2014:A153; 2014:S996; 2012:A4327; 2012:S2823
History:02/11/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1508
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Requires State agencies to submit notice of request for proposals or other documents pertinent to privatization contracts to certain State employees.
Related:2014:S1876; 2012:S1496; 2010:S1453; 2008:S1637; 2006:S1557; 2004:S744; 2002:S989; 2000:A278; 2000:S898; 1998:A306; 1998:S568; 1996:A570; 1994:A3022
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1527
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Clarifies that only products assembled in U.S. meet "Buy-American" standards of public contracts laws.
Related:2016:A3863; 2014:A3023; 2014:S1980
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1568
Sponsors:Greenstein (D14); Bateman (R16) +1
Summary:Provides matching grant program for local governments to facilitate energy efficiency and conservation of resources in public buildings; appropriates $50 million.
Related:2016:A2822; 2014:A2537; 2014:S1648; 2012:A2792; 2012:S3062; 2010:A2222; 2010:S452; 2008:A1637; 2008:S711; 2006:A4087; 2006:S2418
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1594
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Requires State Comptroller to review, and make recommendations for improvement of, the procurement process of the State, public institutions of higher education, independent State authorities, units of local government, and boards of education.
Related:2016:A3151; 2014:A2625; 2014:S1343; 2012:A1899; 2012:S422; 2010:A3853; 2010:S2735
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1599
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Requires certain professional boards to report licensure exam passage rates.
Related:2016:A760; 2014:A4661
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1615
Sponsors:Codey (D27)
Summary:Restricts use of eminent domain by private pipeline companies to those demonstrating pipeline is in the public interest and that agree to certain regulation by BPU.
Related:2016:A2817; 2014:A4178; 2014:S2748
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1658
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Directs DOT Commissioner to allocate Transportation Trust Fund monies for concept development and design of Route 55 extension.
Related:2016:A799; 2014:A993; 2014:S236; 2012:S412; 2010:A859; 2010:S1131; 2008:A3264; 2008:S902; 2006:A1023; 2006:S293; 2004:A393; 2004:S381; 2002:A2619; 2002:S1727
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1709
Sponsors:Holzapfel (R10)
Summary:Requires municipalities to reimburse qualified private communities for street paving costs.
Related:2016:A1282; 2014:A1212; 2014:S501; 2012:A403; 2012:S1248; 2010:A2638; 2010:S1330
History:02/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1711 ScaAcaAa (3R)
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3); O'Toole (R40); Sarlo (D36); Prieto (D32); McKeon (D27); Mazzeo (D2); Caputo (D28) +1
Summary:The "Municipal Stabilization and Recovery Act."
Related:2016:A2569; 2016:A3326
History:02/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
03/10/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/14/2016 Passed in Senate 27-9. Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.
05/23/2016 Transferred to Assembly Judiciary Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/26/2016 Substituted for A-2569. Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (McKeon). Emergency resolution 62-10-1 (McKeon). Passed in Assembly 61-12-1. Received in Senate, 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Assembly amendments. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 32-5.
05/27/2016 Signed by the Governor P.L.2016, c.4.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1712
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17)
Summary:"New Jersey Traffic Management Act"; requires certain employers to plan and implement traffic reduction programs for employees.
Related:2016:A3005; 2014:A2594; 2014:S2339; 2012:A2802; 2010:A3885; 2010:S1412; 2008:A3221; 2008:S699; 2006:S1925
History:02/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1714
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16)
Summary:Authorizes sale of certain property interests in public roads by local governments to connect certain electric generating facilities with customers; provides for net metering, virtual net metering and connections by public utility.
Related:2014:A2053; 2014:A2751; 2014:S571; 2012:A1396; 2012:A2988; 2012:S827; 2010:A4122; 2010:S2557
History:02/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1729 SaSa (2R)
Sponsors:Whelan (D2); Oroho (R24)
Summary:Authorizes local units of government subject to "Local Public Contracts Law" and "Public School Contracts Law" to use electronic procurement technologies.
Related:2016:A2220; 2014:A2399; 2014:S3276; 2012:A3770
History:02/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
03/07/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/06/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/23/2016 Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 28-0 (Whelan).
10/05/2016 Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 31-0 (Whelan).
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1736
Sponsors:Turner (D15)
Summary:Requires cost analysis in certain cases when State department contracts out work.
Related:2014:S1937; 2012:S1488; 2010:A2687; 2010:S1309; 2008:A3031; 2008:S873; 2006:S1345; 2004:S767; 2002:A1334; 2002:S994; 2000:A1298; 2000:S998; 1998:A186; 1998:S569; 1998:S904; 1996:A1614; 1996:S694; 1994:A3175; 1994:S2224
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Amend
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1766
Sponsors:Bucco (R25); Beach (D6)
Summary:Permits municipalities to provide information on property tax bills concerning amount of local tax dollars saved through shared services.
Related:2016:A3102; 2014:A403; 2012:A1045; 2010:A3288
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1767
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires State agencies, when developing and proposing rules, to utilize approaches that will accomplish objectives of statutory law while minimizing adverse economic impact on municipalities.
Related:2016:A3100; 2014:A404; 2012:A1046; 2010:A3289
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1783
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Clarifies law authorizing application of reciprocal limitations against businesses from states that give in-state preference in awarding public contracts.
Related:2016:A1601; 2014:A2465; 2014:S1606; 2012:A4015; 2012:S2654
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1857
Sponsors:Cardinale (R39)
Summary:Prohibits holding full-time municipal employment and certain other part-time public employment simultaneously.
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1871 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Turner (D15); Cunningham (D31)
Summary:Provides that no more than 120 credits will be required for baccalaureate degree awarded by a public institution and no more than 60 credits for an associate degree.
Related:2016:A1019; 2014:A2801; 2014:S2531
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.
10/20/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1879
Sponsors:Turner (D15); Whelan (D2)
Summary:Requires government records to be made available on the Internet and permits custodian to advise requester of the record to obtain record directly from Internet.
Related:2016:A456; 2014:A3685; 2014:S167; 2012:A999; 2012:S303; 2010:A3467; 2010:S201; 2008:A4234; 2008:S305; 2006:A4251
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1884
Sponsors:Doherty (R23)
Summary:Eliminates the alternative minimum assessment under the corporation business tax.
Related:2014:S1118; 2012:S1527; 2010:S79; 2008:A1654; 2008:S2624; 2006:A204; 2004:A249; 2002:A2861; 2002:S1889
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1887
Sponsors:Doherty (R23) +1
Summary:Modifies "inherently beneficial use" definition for purposes of zoning variance to discourage siting of wind and solar energy facilities on agricultural land and open space.
Related:2014:A3101; 2014:S1116; 2012:A3218; 2012:S2852
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1888
Sponsors:Doherty (R23); Bateman (R16)
Summary:Establishes State Transportation Cost Analysis Task Force.
Related:2014:A4356; 2014:S2811
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S1908
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Requires certain elected officials and appointed officers eligible for dual health benefits coverage to choose coverage by one public entity.
Related:2016:A3239; 2014:A1133; 2012:A3151; 2010:A2369; 2010:S738; 2008:A1405; 2008:A1433; 2008:S677; 2008:S1172; 2006:A1681; 2006:A1691; 2006:S1125; 2004:A1606; 2004:A4378; 2004:S593; 2002:A3973; 2002:S2824
History:03/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S1970
Sponsors:Beach (D6)
Summary:Requires State to use certain energy-efficient outdoor lighting fixtures.
Related:2016:A1958; 2014:A3862
History:03/14/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2022
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3); Ruiz (D29); Rice (D28)
Summary:Requires public and nonpublic schools to test drinking water for lead and install lead filters or treatment devices on drinking fountains and food preparation sinks; appropriates funds therefor.
Related:2016:A3680
History:04/18/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2028
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17); Thompson (R12)
Summary:Establishes notification, signage, and monitoring requirements related to combined sewer overflows.
Related:2016:A2405; 2014:A3184; 2014:S1497; 2012:A2820; 2012:A2852; 2012:S831; 2010:A4380; 2010:S3119
History:04/18/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2045
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20)
Summary:Designated the Equitable Disclosure Act of 2016, modifies provisions of MLUL concerning objectors to applications for development.
Related:2016:A2210; 2014:A1383; 2012:A1642; 2010:A3279
History:04/25/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2052
Sponsors:Singer (R30)
Summary:Restores parity among public utilities with regard to formula used to calculate amount of refund given to developers for extension of public utility infrastructure.
Related:2016:A3511
History:04/21/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2087
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Extends for two years expiration date of certain permits pursuant to "Permit Extension Act of 2008."
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2093
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Requires Division of Consumer Affairs to make certain consumer reviews and complaints publicly available.
Related:2016:A3921
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2101
Sponsors:Turner (D15); Gill (D34) +1
Summary:Requires bidder on State contract to be evaluated on report of its gender-based pay equity and job equality standards for its employees.
Related:2016:A883; 2014:A4675
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
09/29/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2110
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20)
Summary:Establishes "Tiny Home Pilot Program" in three regions of State.
Related:2016:A3835
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2118
Sponsors:Beach (D6)
Summary:Requires counties to design and construct inclusive playgrounds to receive State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
Related:2016:A3612
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2140
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Limits payment to certain public employees for accumulated sick leave upon retirement; requires fine and reprimand or termination for violation of sick leave by public employee.
Related:2016:A570; 2014:A174; 2014:S877; 2012:A128; 2012:S584; 2010:A557; 2010:S739; 2008:A3330; 2008:S680; 2006:A2887; 2004:S179; 2002:S1084; 2000:S1662
History:05/02/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2205
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Requires professional boards to provide for online processing of application for licensure or renewal.
Related:2016:A1133; 2014:A3561; 2014:S2610
History:05/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2256
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18)
Summary:Pertains to certain review and approval responsibilities of land surveyors.
Related:2016:A2163; 2014:A2600; 2012:A1851; 2010:A408; 2008:A3361
History:05/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Amend
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2257
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18)
Summary:Removes certain requirements for professional engineers to take examination to operate water supply and wastewater treatment systems.
Related:2016:A2962; 2014:A1799; 2012:A3639
History:05/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2306
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20)
Summary:Concerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and recycling industries.
Related:2016:A1352; 2014:A1581; 2012:A2580; 2012:S1351
History:06/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2314
Sponsors:Beach (D6)
Summary:Prohibits snowplow operators from depositing snow in front of certain access points used by persons with disabilities.
Related:2016:A2361; 2014:A3746; 2014:S2386
History:06/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2324
Sponsors:Smith, B (D17); Thompson (R12)
Summary:Expands One-Call Damage Prevention System to include underground contamination with engineering or institutional controls.
Related:2016:A2416
History:06/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2326
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Requires Division of Consumer Affairs to make certain consumer reviews and complaints publicly available.
Related:2016:A3623
History:06/06/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2334
Sponsors:Cruz-Perez (D5)
Summary:Eliminates five percent down payment requirement for bond ordinances approved by counties and municipalities.
Related:2016:A1640; 2014:A1065; 2012:A2447; 2012:S616; 2010:S2209
History:06/09/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2339
Sponsors:Madden (D4)
Summary:Concerns enforcement of prevailing wage in public works.
History:06/09/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2352
Sponsors:Thompson (R12)
Summary:Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act" and increases the motor fuels tax.
History:06/09/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2359
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20)
Summary:Provides 6.8 cents-per-gallon petroleum products gross receipts tax rate for aviation fuel and removes the "burn out" limitation.
History:06/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2373
Sponsors:Ruiz (D29)
Summary:Permits municipal land banking in conjunction with online property database development.
Related:2014:A4248; 2014:S2867
History:06/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2383
Sponsors:Beck (R11)
Summary:Provides tax relief: increases estate tax exclusion, provides gross income tax deductions for fuel tax and certain charitable contributions, increases NJ earned income tax credit, and increases gross income tax retirement income exclusions.
History:06/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2390 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Sarlo (D36); Kyrillos (R13) +3
Summary:Extends expiration date of certain permits for one year in Superstorm Sandy-impacted counties.
Related:2016:A3617
History:06/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/23/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/30/2016 Substituted by A-3617 (1R).
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2412 ScaScaSa (3R)
Sponsors:Sarlo (D36); Oroho (R24)
Summary:Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act"; establishes State Transportation Infrastructure Bank within NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust; renames NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust.
Related:2016:A10
History:06/20/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/23/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
07/29/2016 Recommitted to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
10/05/2016 Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 24-9 (Sarlo).
10/07/2016 Substituted by A-10 (4R).
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2431
Sponsors:Vitale (D19); Weinberg (D37)
Summary:Increases disclosure of political contributions by business entities with public contracts; creates uniform law for contributions by such entities; repeals local option to set contribution limits for business entities.
Related:2016:A3903
History:06/27/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2470
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20)
Summary:Increases petroleum products gross receipts tax.
History:07/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2473
Sponsors:Scutari (D22)
Summary:Requires public utility performing road excavation to repave part of road that was excavated if that road had been repaved in previous five years.
History:07/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2504
Sponsors:Allen (R7)
Summary:Increases State contract sum eligible for payment and performance bond waiver to not more than $300,000; provides for CPI inflation adjustment every four years.
Related:2014:A3130; 2014:S2103
History:09/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2505
Sponsors:Allen (R7)
Summary:Places temporary moratorium on use of eminent domain; creates Eminent Domain Study Commission to examine its use Statewide.
Related:2014:S1293; 2012:S379; 2010:S293; 2008:S154; 2006:A2423; 2006:S211; 2004:A4552; 2004:S2832
History:09/08/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2522
Sponsors:Whelan (D2)
Summary:Requires certain local authorities to inspect, maintain, and repair fire hydrants in planned real estate developments.
Related:2016:A4123
History:09/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2524
Sponsors:Gill (D34)
Summary:Requires bidders on certain State contracts to disclose, and Department of Treasury to publish, certain gender wage information.
Related:2016:A4263
History:09/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2533
Sponsors:Cruz-Perez (D5)
Summary:Concerning the "Contractors' Registration Act."
Related:2016:A1506; 2014:A1776; 2012:A2846; 2010:A4100; 2008:A2197; 2006:A3048; 2004:A4477
History:09/15/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2552
Sponsors:Singer (R30); Cunningham (D31)
Summary:Authorizes reciprocal agreements with other states for academic credit transfer and directs public institutions of higher education to enter into such agreements.
History:09/26/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2568
Sponsors:Cardinale (R39)
Summary:Increases dedication of Sales and Use Tax revenue to Transportation Trust Fund Authority.
History:09/26/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2572
Sponsors:Pennacchio (R26)
Summary:Exempts expansion or reconstruction, within 125 percent of existing footprint, of municipal and county buildings and certain emergency services buildings from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."
Related:2016:A4222
History:09/26/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2581
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Creates State Spending Commission to study expenditures of State government.
Related:2016:A4167
History:09/26/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2588
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1); Cruz-Perez (D5)
Summary:Requires State Auditor to annually report on unspent State account balances.
Related:2016:A4164
History:09/26/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2596
Sponsors:Singer (R30); Vitale (D19)
Summary:Establishes "College Credit Requirement Commission" to examine academic credit requirements for associate and baccalaureate degree programs and academic majors at New Jersey's institutions of higher education.
History:09/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2597 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20); Sacco (D32)
Summary:Establishes design-build delivery system for NJTA and DOT projects.
Related:2016:A1895; 2014:A1690; 2014:S401; 2012:A1561; 2012:S1211; 2010:A1475; 2008:A4284
History:09/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
10/13/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2598
Sponsors:Sacco (D32); Gordon (D38)
Summary:Creates Emergency Unemployment Benefits Program for construction workers laid off due to halted Transportation Trust Fund projects.
Related:2016:A4215
History:09/29/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2696
Sponsors:Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Requires municipal agency under MLUL to notify prospective applicant of potential need for additional governmental approvals.
Related:2016:A198; 2014:A1484; 2014:S1459; 2012:A206; 2012:S1021; 2010:A3198; 2010:S2564
History:10/13/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2717
Sponsors:Bateman (R16); Doherty (R23) +1
Summary:Decreases petroleum products gross receipts tax rate on certain petroleum products.
History:11/03/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2732
Sponsors:Codey (D27); Gill (D34) +1
Summary:Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts.
History:11/03/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2733
Sponsors:Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Authorizes DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to permit BPU-certified persons to install and maintain solar photovoltaic panels on noise barriers erected on roads and highways.
Related:2016:A2491; 2014:A1843; 2012:A2430; 2010:A1553; 2010:S460; 2008:A3347; 2008:S2218
History:11/03/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2753
Sponsors:Allen (R7)
Summary:Increases penalty for speeding in school zone.
History:11/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:S2755
Sponsors:Allen (R7); Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Allows counties and municipalities to establish, or request DOT to establish, reduced speed limits near schools.
History:11/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2776
Sponsors:Cruz-Perez (D5); Diegnan (D18)
Summary:Requires DOT to compensate local government entities for contractual delay damages resulting from shutdown of transportation projects funded by Transportation Trust Fund; authorizes local government entities to use certain funds for transportation project
Related:2016:A4114
History:11/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2779
Sponsors:Sweeney (D3)
Summary:Requires use of goods made in the United States for public contracts; requires businesses that receive public contracts or development assistance to disclose job exportation information.
Related:2014:A3059; 2014:S1811; 2012:A2482
History:11/10/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:S2788
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Modifies requirements for preliminary site plans and subdivisions under Municipal Land Use Law.
History:11/10/2016 Proposed for introduction.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:SCR26
Sponsors:Sacco (D32)
Summary:Amends State Constitution to dedicate all State revenues from motor fuels and petroleum products gross receipts tax to transportation system.
Related:2016:ACR108; 2014:ACR1; 2014:SCR190
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:SCR31
Sponsors:Oroho (R24); Beck (R11) +1
Summary:Proposes constitutional amendment to establish a 2 percent cap on annual appropriations increases for certain State government spending.
Related:2014:ACR71; 2014:SCR27; 2012:ACR135; 2012:SCR21; 2010:ACR130; 2010:ACR139; 2010:SCR103; 2010:SCR124
History:01/12/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:SCR66
Sponsors:Lesniak (D20); Smith, B (D17); Greenstein (D14)
Summary:Prohibits adoption of DEP's proposed rules and regulations to revise its Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, Coastal Zone Management Rules, and Stormwater Management Rules.
Related:2016:ACR160
History:02/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
03/07/2016 Public hearing held by Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
03/14/2016 Copies placed on desks in Senate. Copies placed on desks in Assembly.
06/16/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position:Monitor
Priority:FLAG


Bill:SCR84
Sponsors:Bucco (R25)
Summary:Amends the State Constitution to dedicate certain motor vehicle fee and surcharge revenues collected by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for the cost of funding the State transportation system.
Related:2016:ACR75; 2014:ACR37; 2012:ACR56; 2010:ACR29; 2008:ACR64; 2006:ACR152; 2004:ACR133; 2002:ACR191
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:SCR86 Sca (1R)
Sponsors:Greenstein (D14); Smith, B (D17)
Summary:Establishes "Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure."
Related:2016:ACR161
History:03/07/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
05/02/2016 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/30/2016 Substituted by ACR-161 (1R).
Position:Monitor


Bill:SCR108
Sponsors:Diegnan (D18)
Summary:Urges construction of microgrids at municipal facilities in New Jersey.
Related:2016:ACR151
History:05/23/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
Position:Monitor


Bill:SR52
Sponsors:Van Drew (D1)
Summary:Urges State and local government entities to purchase locally made NJ products.
Related:2016:AR33; 2014:AR124; 2014:SR44; 2012:AR196; 2012:SR113
History:05/16/2016 Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
09/12/2016 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
10/20/2016 Passed in Senate by voice vote. Filed with Secretary of State.
Position:Monitor