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Governor Murphy takes action on dozens of bills

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TRENTON – Today, Governor Murphy signed into law the following bills:

S-83/A-1580 (Bateman, Codey/Houghtaling, McKeon, Downey) – Establishes the “Jersey Native Plant Program”

S-523/A-1112 (Vitale, Cryan/Murphy, Dancer, Stanley) – Enters New Jersey into the Interstate Medical License Agreement

S-749/A-2464 (Gopal, Cruz-Perez/Benson, Murphy, Jimenez) – Provides voluntary contributions from taxpayers on gross income statements for ovarian cancer research

S-771/A-6195 (Scutari/Downey) – Extends workers’ compensation coverage to employer-provided parking areas

S-845/A-4649 (Pou, Singleton/Lopez, Wimberly, Mukherji) – Requires health professional licensing boards to use the National Practitioner Database

S-1053/A-4562 (Singleton, Sweeney, Cryan/Quijano, Mukherji, Moen) – Establishes shoreline salary standards

S-1604/A-2808 (Codey, Pou/Schaer, Reynolds-Jackson, Mukherji) – Requires certification of diligent investigation in residential mortgage foreclosure actions to be filed by attorneys

S-1790/ACS for A-1662 (Pennacchio, Diegnan/Quijano, Jimenez, Danielsen) – Revises the provisions required in the school district’s anti-bullying policy; provides for the civil liability of the parent of a minor offender tried for cyberbullying or harassment; and increases some fines against parents

S-2811/A-4838 (Singleton, Ruiz/Reynolds-Jackson, Verrelli, Vainiéri Huttle) – Requires the report card to include information regarding the number of mental health professionals and school safety specialists employed by each school district

S-2817/A-4624 (Gopal, Pennacchio/Downey, Danielsen, Houghtaling) – Allows active duty members to provide a document other than DD-214 when claiming Veterans Preference for Public Service

S-3119/A-5740 (Ruiz, Pou/Mukherji, Zwicker, Reynolds-Jackson) – Allows certain students with T, U, or O visas to qualify for in-state tuition and allows students with T or U visas to qualify for student financial aid

S-3455/A-5262 (Madden, AM Bucco, Sweeney/Murphy, Houghtaling, Timberlake) – Revises eligibility requirements for the NJ Work Ability Program and the Personal Assistance Services Program

S-3494/A-5516 (Sweeney, Weinberg, Vitale/Vainieri Huttle, Giblin, Murphy) – Adds two public members to the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and prohibits licensing of those convicted of certain offenses

S-3501/A-5531 (Testa, Madden/Mazzeo) – Exempts certain commercial fishermen from coverage under the “Unemployment Compensation Act”

S-3632/A-5645 (Codey, Vitale/Conaway, Mukherji, Stanley) – Expands exemption from restrictions on referrals to health care professionals; requires that certain references be made in accordance with certain professional standards

S-3656/A-5583 (Ruiz/Pintor Marin) – Concerns public transport parking tax

S-3683/A-5380 (Ruiz, Gopal/Moen, Jasey, Vainiéri Huttle) – Requires higher education institutions to provide certain student loan information

S-3771/A-2256 (Oroho, Beach/Dancer, Caputo, Burzichelli) – Requires continuation of live horse racing for standard breed racetracks holding a sports betting license

S-4070/A-6153 (Sweeney, Oroho/Danielsen) – Increases thresholds for environmental assessment requirements for certain transportation projects under Executive Order No. 215 of 1989

SCS for S-4080/ACS for A-6088 (Cruz-Perez, Turner/Spearman, Moen, Reynolds-Jackson) – Authorizes municipalities to combat certain illegal uses of all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes through the seizure and, in certain circumstances, the destruction of vehicles

S-4213/A-6169 (Pou/Swain, McKeon) – Revises current legislation to incorporate the provisions of the bilateral agreement between the United States and the European Union on prudential measures in insurance and reinsurance

SJR-75/AJR-103 (Smith, Bateman/McKeon, Vainiéri Huttle) – Designates April 22 each year as “Personal Carbon Footprint Awareness Day”

A-1194/S-897 (Zwicker, Jimenez, Mukherji/Cryan, Sarlo) – Provides a temporary travel permit to practice chiropractic

A-2264/S-4086 (Verrelli, Chaparro, McKnight/Greenstein, Sacco) – Requires electronic communications service provider to retain information reported to law enforcement regarding child endangerment for 180 days

A-2286/S-1823 (Moen, Caputo, Timberlake/Cunningham, T. Kean) – Requires higher education institutions to provide graduate students with information on income-contingent student loan repayment programs

A-3687/S-3105 (Vainieri Huttle, Verrelli, Swain/Gopal, Gill) – Requires certain family or household members and victims to be notified when firearms are returned to persons accused of domestic violence or subject to an extreme risk protection order

A-4139/S-2893 (Benson, Vainiéri Huttle, Verrelli/Pou) – Establishes requirements that copies of medical and billing records be provided free of charge to applicants and recipients of Social Security disability benefits

A-4521/S-2882 (Freiman, Benson, Mukherji/Diegnan, AM Bucco) – Allows the insurer to submit to MVC an electronically executed power of attorney for a Certificate of Ownership or a Certificate of Salvage Title by the person who has received or is to receive the total loss settlement from the insurer

A-5341/S-3438 (Lopez, Houghtaling, Benson/Diegnan, Greenstein) – Updates 2-1-1 phone system information to include all current transit modes and access and usage information

A-5549/S-4112 (Dancer, Verrelli, McKnight/AM Bucco) – Enables nonprofits to allow members to join meetings via remote communication

A-5663/S-3893 (Moen, Pintor Marin, Wimberly/Cruz-Perez, Turner) – Increases penalties for unauthorized transportation or disposal of solid waste

A-5689/S-3830 (Greenwald, Mukherji, Mazzeo/Beach, Turner) – Makes $25 million in federal funds available to the State Department for advertising and promoting travel and tourism for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

A-6168/S-4212 (Danielsen, McKeon/Pou) – Revises the law relating to the regimes of insurance holding companies

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed the following bills:

S-4004/A-5950 (Weinberg, Greenstein/Sumter, Benson, Reynolds-Jackson) CONDITIONAL – Establishes a database of certain appointed positions and elected offices
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S-4074/A-6000 (Ruiz, Beach/Verrelli, Lampitt, Carter) CONDITIONAL – Allows alternative assessment in place of core competency testing requirements for some teacher certifications
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A-862/S-926 (Chiaravalloti, Karabinchak/Pennacchio, Pou) CONDITIONAL – Allows municipalities to refund excess property taxes paid by a taxpayer who wins an assessment appeal as a property tax credit
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A-1219/S-1054 (Chaparro, McKnight/Pile) CONDITIONAL – Requires notification to owner of rabies testing protocol prior to testing owner’s pet for rabies
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A-2300/S-3129 (Summer/Pou)ABSOLUTE – Requires that the distribution of members of certain regional district school boards be based on the amount of district costs allocated to each constituent municipality
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A-2685/S-4209 (Armato, Mazzeo, Mukherji/Pile) CONDITIONAL – Relates to property condition disclosure statement information
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A-3950/S-3180 (Verrelli, Benson, Zwicker/Greenstein, Turner) CONDITIONAL – Prohibits an employer from using an electronic tracking or communication device in a vehicle driven by an employee under certain circumstances
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A-4434/S-2716 (Greenwald, Lampitt, Mukherji/Beach, Ruiz) CONDITIONAL – Establishes a student welfare grant program at the DOE
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ACS for A-5075/S-4001 (Burzichelli, Dancer, Johnson/Sweeney, AM Bucco) CONDITIONAL – Removes the Fire Museum and Fallen Firefighters Memorial under DEP auspices and establishes the museum as an independent organization; made an additional loan of $200,000
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A-5336/S-3441 (Benson, Freiman, Vainiéri Huttle/Diegnan, Madden) CONDITIONAL – Requires DHS to establish payment programs for the purchase of transportation services from private sector and government transportation service providers
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A-6108/S-4247 (DeAngelo, Egan, Houghtaling/Madden) CONDITIONAL – Licensing updates offered by and certain licensing requirements of the Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
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A-6206/S-4260 (Wimberly/Diegnan, Oroho) CONDITIONAL – Codifies the right of real estate brokers-sellers and sellers to define the relationship with the broker as one between the broker and the independent contractor or employee and enforces current and prior written agreements addressing the relationship
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Governor Murphy has absolutely vetoed the following bills:

SCS for S-914/A-2350 (Rice, Cunningham/Verrelli, Vainiéri Huttle, Downey)ABSOLUTE – Establishes a program allowing certain applicants to perform community service instead of paying motor vehicle supplements
Copy of declaration

A-2300/S-3129 (Summer/Pou)ABSOLUTE – Requires that the distribution of members of certain regional district school boards be based on the amount of district costs allocated to each constituent municipality
Copy of declaration

A-4851/S-4268 (Coughlin/Vitale)ABSOLUTE – Concerns the use of steel slag as aggregate
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A-5218/S-3404 (Freiman, Armato, Tully/Gopal, Lagana)ABSOLUTE – Allows certain taxpayers to accelerate the amortization of certain expenses for corporation tax and gross income tax
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