Bills Sponsored (2022-2023 Session)

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2022-2023 Legislative Session
Bill No.Synopsis

Requires public utility requesting rate increase to hold public hearings in every county.
A185Permits board of chosen freeholders to establish “Sharing Resources” grant and loan program to encourage shared services and municipal consolidation.

Amends definition of “harassment, intimidation, or bullying” in “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act.”
A187Requires State to award certain property tax credits as rebates.

Requires prescriptions for animals to be issued in name of animal owner; prohibits unnamed persons from possessing prescribed drugs; and requires Prescription Monitoring Program to include information about controlled substances prescribed by veterinarians.

Requires publication of certain information related to toll discounts on E-ZPass website.

Extends “Epinephrine Access and Emergency Treatment Act” to include administration of epinephrine auto-injector devices by individuals in possession of devices pursuant to personal prescriptions.

Exempts State residents 65 years of age and older from certain hunting, trapping, and fishing fees and license requirements.

The “New Jersey Right to Home Defense Law.”

Requires cable television companies to provide faster Internet access speed to certain customers.

Requires cable television companies to provide cable television service and broadband Internet speed to all committed service areas before cable television companies allow paid prioritization of Internet network traffic.

Prohibits circumventing security measures for certain online ticket sales.

Requires State entities to recycle certain materials and provide recycling bins in State buildings.

Authorizes medical marijuana for treatment of substance use disorder; authorizes all patients to be dispensed medical marijuana in edible form.

Regulates performance of pet grooming services.

Exempts law enforcement and certain other emergency personnel from liability for breaking into motor vehicle to rescue animal under certain circumstances.

Prohibits use of schools as polling places.

Authorizes first responders to obtain, administer, and dispense opioid antidotes, with immunity, pursuant to Statewide standing order issued by State health official; makes clarifying changes to “Overdose Prevention Act.”

Increases age of dependent for whom gross income tax exemption for higher education expenses may be claimed from under 22 years to under 25 years.

Authorizes creation of special license plates commemorating horse as State animal.

Requires certain cable television companies renewing system-wide franchise to make cable television service available within certain municipalities.

Requires DOT to provide additional information in annual report on pavement condition and conduct pavement lifecycle cost analysis; make report available to public.

Requires certain candidates for employment with DOE to undergo criminal history background check.

Requires transportation network companies to provide riders with certain information and to issue illuminated identifying markers; requires MVC to create transportation network company driver database.

Raises pay for election workers to $300 per day; permits counties to provide additional compensation to election workers; appropriates $7,000,000 to Department of State.

Prohibits MVC from charging service fees for online services.

Permits licensed motor vehicle dealers to facilitate issuance of titles and registrations for used motor vehicles purchased by private sale.

Authorizes certain county fire coordinators to display emergency warning lights on vehicles.

Authorizes issuance of classic NJ license plates.

Enhances penalty for failure to stop and report hitting, running over, or injuring of certain animals with motor vehicle where animal is killed.

Prohibits use of deposit funds by event venues for certain purposes; establishes certain requirements for event venues during declared public health emergencies.

Exempts medical alert devices and services from sales and use tax.

Requires installation of safety gates, lights, and other safety upgrades at certain railroad crossings.

Prohibits Institutional Abuse Investigation Unit investigators from interviewing certain children without prior parental consent.

Requires municipalities to hold referendum to approve reduction or reallocation of funding or resources for certain law enforcement agencies.

Requires child care center vehicles to be equipped with alarm system prompting driver to inspect vehicle for children left unattended in vehicle.

Allows gross income tax credit for volunteer firefighters.

Mandates that “Honor and Remember Flag” be displayed at certain public buildings.

Establishes “New Jersey Alzheimer’s Disease Master Plan Study Commission.”

Limits use of paperless ticketing systems.

Creates “Congestion Pricing Cost Relief Commission.”

Establishes measures to improve transparency and accountability of regional authorities of this State; enhances oversight of those authorities by Governor and State Comptroller.

Prohibits Department of Agriculture from regulating minimum property size required per number of honeybee hives.

Designates “Suicide Awareness & Remembrance Flag” as official State flag.

Requires MVC to offer driver’s license knowledge test in Italian.

Establishes certain exceptions for emergency personnel operating personal watercraft while providing rescue services.

Provides Student Population Density Aid to certain public school districts.

Establishes grant program for school districts to develop in-district and collaborative special education programs and services to reduce need to place classified students out-of-district.

Designates September 22nd of each year as “Veterans Suicide Awareness & Remembrance Day.”

Urges Argentina to fulfill its Superfund obligations for Passaic River and elsewhere.

Urges Metropolitan Transportation Authority to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of NJ.

Urges NJTA and Metropolitan Transportation Authority to enter into reciprocity agreement to provide E-ZPass discounts to residents of New York and NJ.

Urges Congress and President to increase funding for fusion energy research.

Revises procedures for securing permit to carry handgun.

Requires electric public utilities to establish interest-free revolving loan program to help residential customers purchase standby emergency power generators.

Permits certain drivers’ schools to conduct road tests.

Establishes fund to reimburse municipalities for police and sanitation costs related to crowding at MVC sites; appropriates $500,000.

Prohibits State aid and grants to municipalities that reduce law enforcement budgets by certain amount.
A550Requires telecommunications service providers to provide call mitigation technology to subscribers.
A714Allows certain drug dealing offenses to be graded by “units,” rather than weight, of controlled dangerous substances.
A771Requires registered voters to present identification when voting at polling place.
A831Provides for reciprocity of certain out-of-State EMT certification.
A893Provides employment protections for certain medical professionals diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder under certain conditions.
A957Requires third-party disbursement service organization that contracts with local government unit or board of education to post bond against failure to meet obligations.
A958Revises law concerning disposition of assets of a county society for the prevention of cruelty to animals that has dissolved or has had its charter revoked, canceled, or suspended.
A1039Upgrades penalties for certain crimes committed during a state of emergency.
A1042Establishes State Debt Capacity Advisory Commission.
A1053Prohibits the sale of adulterated candy in New Jersey.
A1125 Extends certain federal income tax advantages of individual health savings accounts to individual taxpayers under the New Jersey gross income tax.
A1127 “Madison Holleran Proper Reporting Act”; requires institutions of higher education to post information on student suicides and attempted suicides on website.
A1128Revises and updates public utility franchise process; allows State’s political subdivisions to revoke franchises; increases certain penalties.
A1136Requires physician to offer to test patient for dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency prior to patient undergoing chemotherapy.
A1139Removes 48-hour provision for acceptance of ballots postmarked by election day; increases penalties for violation of ballot messenger and bearer limits and candidate prohibition.
A1208Requires DOT to conduct study and issue report on use of rock salt on roadways.
A1271Permits excused absences for students who attend civic events.
A1409Requires defendants charged with certain crimes to be placed in home confinement prior to trial.
A1417Establishes “Affordable Housing Obligation Study Commission.”
A1426Requires certain notifications and free credit reports for customers following breach of security of personal information within business or public entity.
A1441Requires State entities engaging in projects resulting in deforestation of any size to submit plan to DEP for no net loss of forested areas.
A1997 Prohibits certain actions relative to endangered and threatened plant species; directs DEP commissioner to take certain actions to protect endangered and threatened plant species.
A2023Requires electric, gas, and water public utilities to disseminate outage information to customers through autodialed telephone call, text message, and electronic mail alert service.
A2692Exempts poll worker wages from affecting unemployment compensation.
A3704“Gas Price and Inflation Tax Credit Act.”
AR114Declares support for Ukraine; expresses solidarity with its citizens.
AR123Adopts articles of impeachment concerning Robert Asaro-Angelo, Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill information updated as of 4/7/2022