Current Bills

These are the bills currently being monitored by NJTIA that impact that tourism community.

NJ Tourism Industry Association (TIA) (2018-2019)

Bill: S2781
Sponsors: Cardinale (R39); Brown (R2)
Summary: Requires State parks, forests, State-owned beaches, and MVC offices to remain open to public if emergency is declared due to failure to enact general appropriation law as prescribed by NJ Constitution.
Related: 2018:A4246
History: 06/25/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2772
Sponsors: Sarlo (D36); Calabrese (D36)
Summary: Applies Meadowlands regional hotel use assessment to all municipalities that participate in Meadowlands tax sharing program.
Related: 2018:A4229
History: 06/18/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/21/2018 – Passed in Senate 28-8. Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly. Substituted for A-4229. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 51-25-0.
06/25/2018 – Assembly vote rescinded 72-2-1 (Calabrese). Rsnd/Act Of Sub For A4229. Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate. Senate vote rescinded 26-0 (Sarlo). Substituted by A-4229.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2665
Sponsors: Pou (D35); Cruz-Perez (D5)
Summary: Prohibits use of misleading website to sell event tickets.
Related: 2018:A4081
History: 06/11/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
06/18/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Senate 35-1.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S1364
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1)
Summary: Provides funding from the General Fund to the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority.
Related: 2018:A3869
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
05/14/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Senate 37-0.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S122 ScaAca w/GR (3R)
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Sarlo (D36); Johnson (D37); Moriarty (D4); Greenwald (D6) +18
Summary: Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content; designated as Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Related: 2018:A1038; 2016:A2562; 2016:S1053; 2014:A2474; 2014:S779; 2012:A1638; 2012:S1882; 2010:A2905; 2010:S690; 2010:S3056; 2008:S3002
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
03/08/2018 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
03/13/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 29-5.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
04/12/2018 – Substituted for A-1038 (1R). Motion to amend on Assembly floor. Motion to table bill 50-23-0 (Greenwald). Passed in Assembly 59-14-0. Received in Senate, 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Assembly amendments. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 31-3.
05/31/2018 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Senate.
06/07/2018 – 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Governor’s recommendations 30-6.
06/21/2018 – Passed in Senate 34-3. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 59-18-0.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A4246
Sponsors: Auth (R39); Kean, S (R30); Schepisi (R39) +22
Summary: Requires State parks, forests, State-owned beaches, and MVC offices to remain open to public if emergency is declared due to failure to enact general appropriation law as prescribed by NJ Constitution.
Related: 2018:S2781
History: 06/25/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A4229
Sponsors: Calabrese (D36); Schaer (D36); Jimenez (D32) +1
Summary: Applies Meadowlands regional hotel use assessment to all municipalities that participate in Meadowlands tax sharing program.
Related: 2018:S2772
History: 06/18/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/21/2018 – Substituted by S-2772.
06/25/2018 – Rsnd/Act Of Sub By S2772. Passed in Assembly 51-24-0. Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate. Substituted for S-2772. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 25-9.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A1753 AcaSa (2R)
Sponsors: Quijano (D20); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Mukherji (D33); Giblin (D34) +2
Summary: Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on transient accommodations; authorizes various municipal taxes and fees on transient accommodations.
Related: 2018:S749; 2016:A4048; 2016:A4587; 2016:S2574
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
03/28/2018 – Sales and Use Tax Review Commission reviewed and recommended to not enact.
06/18/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/21/2018 – Passed in Assembly 42-33-0.
06/25/2018 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate. Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 20-3 (Diegnan).
Scheduled: 06/28/2018 – Assembly, 11:00a Caucus; 1:00p Voting Session.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A4191
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1)
Summary: Provides that facilities exempt from certain swimming pool safety regulations do not lose exemption on basis of having diving board, water slide, or similar feature.
Related: 2018:S2661
History: 06/14/2018 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3676 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Armato (D2); Giblin (D34)
Summary: Creates Garden State Growth Zone at Atlantic City International Airport and surrounding area; adjusts full-time employee designation requirements.
Related: 2018:S2307
History: 03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
05/07/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
06/14/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Budget Committee.
Scheduled: 06/18/2018 – Assembly Budget Committee, 12:00p, 4th Floor, Committee Room 11, Annex.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S1909 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Beach (D6); Cruz-Perez (D5) +1
Summary: Requires Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours of breweries in the State.
Related: 2018:A2130; 2016:A1103; 2014:A3871
History: 02/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
05/31/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: S122 ScaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Sarlo (D36); Johnson (D37); Moriarty (D4); Greenwald (D6) +16
Summary: Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content; designated as Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Related: 2018:A1038; 2016:A2562; 2016:S1053; 2014:A2474; 2014:S779; 2012:A1638; 2012:S1882; 2010:A2905; 2010:S690; 2010:S3056; 2008:S3002
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
03/08/2018 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
03/13/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 29-5.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
04/12/2018 – Substituted for A-1038 (1R). Motion to amend on Assembly floor. Motion to table bill 50-23-0 (Greenwald). Passed in Assembly 59-14-0. Received in Senate, 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Assembly amendments. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 31-3.
05/31/2018 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Senate.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A1318
Sponsors: Gusciora (D15); Eustace (D38); Holley (D20); Muoio (D15) +3
Summary: Permits municipalities to issue retail liquor licenses for use in certain historic taverns.
Related: 2018:S2219; 2016:A2069; 2016:S3436; 2014:A3404
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
02/08/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/24/2018 – Passed in Assembly 70-3-0.
05/31/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S1083 ScaSa (2R)
Sponsors: Cruz-Perez (D5); Gopal (D11) +3
Summary: Establishes loan program and provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for establishment of new vineyards and wineries.
Related: 2018:A544; 2016:A4427
History: 01/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
01/25/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
02/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 33-0 (Van Drew).
04/12/2018 – Passed in Senate 37-0.
05/07/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S1057 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1); Gopal (D11) +3
Summary: Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses.
Related: 2018:A1046; 2018:A3439; 2018:S1383; 2016:A4274; 2016:S2727
History: 01/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
01/25/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
02/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 38-0.
03/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3907
Sponsors: Quijano (D20)
Summary: Prohibits State-sponsored travel to states lacking permit to purchase firearms laws.
Related: 2018:S2402
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3879
Sponsors: Kean, S (R30); Thomson (R30)
Summary: Eliminates certain sales restrictions on recreational vehicles.
Related: 2018:S1800; 2016:A365; 2014:A4314
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3876
Sponsors: Kean, S (R30); Thomson (R30)
Summary: Establishes Office of Tourism Research; requires specific measures concerning tourism advertising, marketing, research, and tourism-related business training.
Related: 2016:A1338; 2016:S1119; 2014:A4474; 2014:S2759
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3869
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1)
Summary: Provides funding from the General Fund to the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority.
Related: 2018:S1364
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3860
Sponsors: McKnight (D31)
Summary: Requires restaurants to provide healthy beverages with meals designated for children.
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3676 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Armato (D2); Giblin (D34)
Summary: Creates Garden State Growth Zone at Atlantic City International Airport and surrounding area.
Related: 2018:S2307
History: 03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
05/07/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3643 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Freiman (D16)
Summary: Creates viticulture trail tourist directional signs.
Related: 2018:S1435; 2016:A3047; 2016:S2127; 2014:A4368
History: 03/12/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
05/07/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A1512
Sponsors: Burzichelli (D3); Holley (D20); Dancer (R12) +2
Summary: Permits wineries to operate salesrooms in certain municipalities with restrictions on the sale of alcoholic beverages.
Related: 2018:S2088; 2016:A2643; 2016:S3392; 2014:A2198; 2012:A3577
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
05/07/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A1205
Sponsors: Barclay (D5); Gusciora (D15)
Summary: Revises acreage requirement for plenary winery licenses.
Related: 2018:S1861; 2016:A4952; 2016:S3401
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A1054
Sponsors: Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Taliaferro (D3)
Summary: Clarifies certain responsibilities of licensed wineries and retail salesrooms.
Related: 2018:S658; 2016:A4948; 2016:S3368
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A1046 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Mazzeo (D2); Taliaferro (D3)
Summary: Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses.
Related: 2018:A3439; 2018:S1057; 2018:S1383; 2016:A4274; 2016:S2727
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2402
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Greenstein (D14)
Summary: Prohibits State-sponsored travel to states lacking permit to purchase firearms laws.
History: 04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2344
Sponsors: Bucco (R25)
Summary: Authorizes imposition of additional fines for overcrowding.
Related: 2018:A2539; 2016:A2864; 2016:S1444; 2014:A872; 2014:A2865; 2014:S1612; 2012:A766; 2012:A4013; 2012:S489; 2010:A1760; 2010:S129; 2008:A1703; 2008:S164; 2006:A785; 2006:S135; 2004:A2432; 2004:S1990; 2002:A3046; 2002:S1818
History: 04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2127 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Cruz-Perez (D5); Singer (R30)
Summary: Extends pilot program authorizing special occasion events at wineries on preserved farmland; implements reporting requirement.
Related: 2018:A2787
History: 02/26/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
04/05/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S1082 ScaSa (2R)
Sponsors: Cruz-Perez (D5); Singleton (D7) +5
Summary: Provides tax credits to vineyards and wineries for qualified capital expenses.
Related: 2018:A543; 2016:A4426
History: 01/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
01/25/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
02/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/26/2018 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 32-0 (Cruz-Perez).
03/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 38-0.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S122 ScaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Sarlo (D36) +8
Summary: Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content; designated as Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Related: 2018:A1038; 2016:A2562; 2016:S1053; 2014:A2474; 2014:S779; 2012:A1638; 2012:S1882; 2010:A2905; 2010:S690; 2010:S3056; 2008:S3002
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
03/08/2018 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
03/13/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 29-5.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A3798
Sponsors: Calabrese (D36); Eustace (D38); Murphy (D7)
Summary: Revises “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act” to prohibit smoking at public beaches and parks.
Related: 2018:S1056
History: 04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A2787 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Dancer (R12); Andrzejczak (D1); Houghtaling (D11); Rooney (R40) +3
Summary: Extends pilot program authorizing special occasion events at wineries on preserved farmland; implements reporting requirement.
Related: 2018:S2127
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
03/12/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Assembly 74-0-0.
04/05/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A1039
Sponsors: Houghtaling (D11); Dancer (R12); Andrzejczak (D1); Space (R24); Taliaferro (D3) +11
Summary: Directs the Division of Travel and Tourism to publish on its website information of farm-to-table restaurants.
Related: 2016:A3053; 2016:S2416
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
02/08/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Assembly 74-0-0.
04/05/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A1038 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Johnson (D37); Moriarty (D4); Greenwald (D6) +2
Summary: Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content; designated as Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Related: 2018:S122; 2016:A2562; 2016:S1053; 2014:A2474; 2014:S779; 2012:A1638; 2012:S1882; 2010:A2905; 2010:S690; 2010:S3056; 2008:S3002
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
04/05/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A839 AcaSca (2R)
Sponsors: Land (D1); Andrzejczak (D1); Mazzeo (D2); Chiaravalloti (D31); Van Drew (D1); Singleton (D7) +18
Summary: Prohibits offshore oil and gas exploration, development, and production in State waters, and issuance of DEP permits and approvals for activities associated with offshore oil and gas activities.
Related: 2018:S258; 2016:A5066; 2016:S3313
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
02/01/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/15/2018 – Passed in Assembly 72-1-0.
02/22/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
03/05/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Substituted for S-258 (1R). Passed in Senate 37-0.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3721
Sponsors: Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2018:S1734; 2016:A4441; 2016:S3119
History: 03/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3655
Sponsors: Lopez (D19)
Summary: Defines “mobile home park” as “multiple dwelling” for inspection purposes.
Related: 2018:S947; 2016:A2747; 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: 03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Position: Amend
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A3721
Sponsors: Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2018:S1734; 2016:A4441; 2016:S3119
History: 03/13/2018 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: S122 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Sarlo (D36) +4
Summary: Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content; designated as Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act.
Related: 2018:A1038; 2016:A2562; 2016:S1053; 2014:A2474; 2014:S779; 2012:A1638; 2012:S1882; 2010:A2905; 2010:S690; 2010:S3056; 2008:S3002
History: 01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
03/08/2018 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
03/13/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor

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Bill: A4587 AcaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Quijano (D20); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Mukherji (D33); Giblin (D34) +1
Summary: Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on transient accommodations; authorizes various municipal taxes and fees on transient accommodations.
History: 02/15/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
02/27/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
05/11/2017 – Transferred to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/22/2017 – Passed in Assembly 45-29-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: S1059 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Diegnan (D18); Barnes, III (D18); Lagana (D38); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Mukherji (D33) +2
Summary: Permits amusement games license to be issued to holder of alcoholic beverage special concessionaire permit at certain airports; allows licensees to offer electronic amusements under certain circumstances.
Related: 2016:A4462
History: 02/08/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
01/23/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Passed in Senate 37-0.
02/15/2017 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
02/27/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/16/2017 – Substituted for A-4462 (1R). Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 74-0-0.
05/01/2017 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2017, c.47.
Position: Monitor


Bill: S3119
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2016:A4441
History: 05/01/2017 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A1973 AcsSca (ACS/1R)
Sponsors: Prieto (D32); Handlin (R13); Diegnan (D18); Stack (D33) +1
Summary: “Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act.”
Related: 2016:S2401; 2014:A1243; 2012:A1756; 2010:A3827
History: 01/27/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
06/20/2016 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/27/2016 – Passed in Assembly 78-0-0.
06/30/2016 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
09/08/2016 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
09/26/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Substituted for S-2401 (SCS/1R). Passed in Senate 37-0.
Scheduled: 02/15/2017 – Assembly, 11:00a Caucus; 1:00p Voting Session.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A2805
Sponsors: Caputo (D28); Houghtaling (D11); McKeon (D27); Chiaravalloti (D31) +5
Summary: Requires DMVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State.
Related: 2016:S2726; 2014:A2137; 2014:A4278; 2012:A2110; 2010:A4293
History: 02/16/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
10/06/2016 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
10/20/2016 – Passed in Assembly 70-0-0.
11/03/2016 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
02/13/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A4574
Sponsors: Land (D1); Andrzejczak (D1)
Summary: Exempts certain fuel used for operation of recreational motor boats and vessels from petroleum products gross receipts tax and motor fuel tax.
Related: 2016:S2985
History: 02/13/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: S2401 ScsSca (SCS/1R)
Sponsors: Diegnan (D18); Stack (D33)
Summary: “Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulatin Act.”
Related: 2016:A1973; 2014:A1243; 2012:A1756; 2010:A3827
History: 06/23/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
09/08/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
09/26/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Substituted by A-1973 (ACS/1R).
Position: Monitor


Bill: S2726
Sponsors: Codey (D27); Pou (D35)
Summary: Requires DMVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State.
Related: 2016:A2805; 2014:A2137; 2014:A4278; 2012:A2110; 2010:A4293
History: 11/03/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
02/13/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG


Bill: A2609 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Gusciora (D15); Muoio (D15)
Summary: Permits craft distillery licensee in Garden State Growth Zone to operate restaurant on licensed premises.
Related: 2014:A4860
History: 02/08/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
01/12/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A4274
Sponsors: Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Mazzeo (D2); Taliaferro (D3)
Summary: Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses.
Related: 2016:S2727
History: 10/20/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
01/12/2017 – Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor


Bill: A4510
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2)
Summary: Provides certain incentives to qualified businesses in Garden State Growth Zones; creates Garden State Growth Zone at Atlantic City International Airport and surrounding area.
Related: 2016:S2872
History: 01/12/2017 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

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Bill: A2579 AcaScaSca w/GR (4R)
Sponsors: Mukherji (D33); Pintor Marin (D29); Eustace (D38); Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16) +5
Summary: Authorizes municipalities to facilitate private financing of water conservation, storm shelter construction, and flood and hurricane resistance projects through use of voluntary special assessments.
Related: 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632
History: 02/10/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
09/22/2014 – Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
12/15/2014 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
01/29/2015 – Passed in Assembly 58-12-1.
02/05/2015 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
05/14/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/22/2015 – Recommitted to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-1510 (2R). Passed in Senate 36-1. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 63-9-3.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: A3981 w/GR (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Burzichelli (D3); Andrzejczak (D1); Sweeney (D3); Whelan (D2)
Summary: “Casino Property Taxation Stabilization Act.”
Related: 2014:S2572
History: 12/15/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/11/2015 – Passed in Assembly 52-20-2.
06/15/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-2572 (2R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 34-5.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: A3985 w/GR (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Burzichelli (D3); Andrzejczak (D1); Giblin (D34); Sweeney (D3); Whelan (D2)
Summary: Removes provisions of law relating to Atlantic City Alliance.
Related: 2014:S2576
History: 12/15/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/11/2015 – Passed in Assembly 71-0-3.
06/15/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-2576. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 40-0.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: A4143
Sponsors: Lagana (D38); Spencer (D29); Mukherji (D33); Johnson (D37); Rumana (R40); Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Gusciora (D15); Mazzeo (D2); Barnes, III (D18); Addiego (R8) +13
Summary: Permits holders of certain alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued amusement game license and updates definition of recognized amusement park.
Related: 2014:A2897; 2014:S2514
History: 02/05/2015 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
06/15/2015 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/25/2015 – Passed in Assembly 71-5-0.
06/29/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
07/23/2015 – Substituted for S-2514 (1R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 27-6.
11/09/2015 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2015, c.149.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: S180 ScaScaSa (3R)
Sponsors: Whelan (D2); Kyrillos (R13) +2
Summary: Provides certain small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy a corporation business tax or gross income tax credit for certain reinvestment in shore municipalities.
Related: 2014:A2707; 2012:A3705; 2012:S2388
History: 01/14/2014 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
06/09/2014 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
05/14/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/18/2015 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 30-0 (Whelan).
06/29/2015 – Passed in Senate 39-0.
11/09/2015 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
Position: Monitor

Bill: S3169
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37)
Summary: Permits counties to impose one-percent hotel tax.
Related: 2014:A4772
History: 09/24/2015 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
11/09/2015 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: S2928
Sponsors: Singer (R30)
Summary: Establishes Office of Tourism Research; requires specific measures concerning tourism advertising, marketing, research, and tourism-related business training.
Related: 2018:A3876; 2016:A1338; 2016:S1119; 2014:A4474; 2014:S2759
History: 09/13/2018 – Proposed for introduction
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: A4464
Sponsors: Wirths (R24)
Summary: Raises minimum wage to $13, with certain exceptions
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

Bill: A4466
Sponsors: Wirths (R24)
Summary: Provides small businesses with gross income tax or corporation business tax deduction for wages paid to minimum wage employees.
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
Position: Monitor

Bill: A4486
Sponsors: Downey (D11)
Summary: “Michael Anthony Fornicola’s Law”; requires hotels to have automated external defibrillators in certain areas.
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
Position: Monitor

Bill: S2986
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37)
Summary: Requires hotels provide panic buttons to hotel employees for protection from unsafe working conditions while performing housekeeping duties.
Related: 2018:A4439
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3154
Sponsors: Gopal (D11)
Summary: Makes various changes to law governing limited breweries.
History: 11/26/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3158
Sponsors: Gopal (D11)
Summary: Makes transient accommodation taxes and fees only applicable if rented through marketplace.
History: 11/26/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A4791
Sponsors: Murphy (D7)
Summary: Makes various changes to law governing limited breweries.
Related: 2018:S3154
History: 12/10/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A4814
Sponsors: Downey (D11)
Summary: Makes transient accommodation taxes and fees only applicable if rented through marketplace.
Related: 2018:S3158
History: 12/10/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A4893
Sponsors: Dancer (R12)
Summary: Provides limited liability protection to private campgrounds for certain risks of camping.
Related: 2018:S3324
History: 01/17/2019 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S1150 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Ruiz (D29); Stack (D33)
Summary: Requires hotel and multiple dwelling inspections every two years.
Related: 2016:S3211
History: 01/25/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
01/17/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position: Oppose
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A4191
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1); Van Drew (D1); Holzapfel (R10)
Summary: Revises requirements for swimming pools to comply with certain regulations concerning lifeguards, inspections, and circulation systems.
Related: 2018:S2661
History: 06/18/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee. Transferred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/21/2018 – Passed in Assembly 75-0-0.
06/25/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
10/15/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
12/17/2018 – Substituted for S-2661 (1R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 39-0.
01/31/2019 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2019, c.23.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A4486
Sponsors: Downey (D11); Houghtaling (D11); Mosquera (D4) +4
Summary: “Michael Anthony Fornicola’s Law”; requires hotels to have automated external defibrillators in certain areas.
Related: 2018:S3024
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
12/03/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
01/31/2019 – Passed in Assembly 72-2-0.
Position: Monitor
Bill: A4984
Sponsors: Wimberly (D35)
Summary: Requires owners of multiple dwellings with at least nine units to provide maintenance services 24 hours a day.
Related: 2018:S1154; 2016:A5294; 2016:S3532
History: 01/31/2019 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S1057 Sca w/GR (2R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1); Gopal (D11); Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Mazzeo (D2); Taliaferro (D3) +8
Summary: Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses.
Related: 2018:A1046; 2018:A3439; 2018:S1383; 2016:A4274; 2016:S2727
History: 01/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
01/25/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
02/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 38-0.
03/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/04/2018 – Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/07/2018 – Substituted for A-1046 (1R). Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 70-3-0.
07/23/2018 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Senate.
09/27/2018 – 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Governor’s recommendations 39-0.
10/29/2018 – Passed in Senate 40-0. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
01/31/2019 – Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 75-2-0.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S2665
Sponsors: Pou (D35); Cruz-Perez (D5); Mukherji (D33); Moriarty (D4); Quijano (D20) +1
Summary: Prohibits use of misleading website to sell event tickets.
Related: 2018:A4081
History: 06/11/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
06/18/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Senate 36-0. Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.
10/15/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/17/2018 – Substituted for A-4081. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 79-0-0.
01/31/2019 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2019, c.8.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S2986 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37); Greenstein (D14) +1
Summary: Requires hotels to provide panic devices to certain hotel employees for protection from unsafe working conditions while performing housekeeping duties.
Related: 2018:A4439
History: 09/24/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
12/03/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
01/31/2019 – Passed in Senate 37-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3212
Sponsors: Ruiz (D29); Rice (D28)
Summary: Permits municipalities to establish temporary supplemental zoning boards of adjustment to address application backlogs.
Related: 2018:A4741
History: 12/03/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
12/17/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
01/31/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/21/2019 – Passed in Senate 31-0.
Position: Monitor
Bill: A3721 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2018:S1734; 2016:A4441; 2016:S3119
History: 03/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
03/07/2019 – Transferred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A5041
Sponsors: Reynolds-Jackson (D15); Wimberly (D35) +2
Summary: Authorizes DCA to establish flexible multiple dwelling inspection schedule; requires multiple dwelling owners to file certain registrations.
Related: 2018:S1150; 2016:S3211
History: 02/14/2019 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
03/07/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Oppose
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S1614
Sponsors: Kean (R21); Andrzejczak (D1) +4
Summary: Increases amount annually credited to Shore Protection Fund to $50 million.
Related: 2018:A826; 2016:A2954; 2016:S311; 2014:A4215; 2014:S2775
History: 02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
03/07/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A5580
Sponsors: Johnson (D37); Moriarty (D4)
Summary: Extends, by five years, period for which corporation business tax and gross income tax credit for certain expenses incurred for production of certain films and digital media content.
Related: 2018:S3842
History: 06/13/2019 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S3926
Sponsors: Greenstein (D14)
Summary: Prohibits certain video recordings in hotels and transient accommodations.
Related: 2018:A5398
History: 06/13/2019 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3940
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1)
Summary: Establishes three-year study on impact of minimum wage increases on businesses.
Related: 2018:A5233
History: 06/13/2019 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
Position: Monitor
Bill: A3643 AcaAa (2R)
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Freiman (D16); Calabrese (D36) +3
Summary: Establishes marketing and advertising campaign for State wineries and viticulture attractions.
Related: 2018:S1435; 2016:A3047; 2016:S2127; 2014:A4368
History: 03/12/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
05/07/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/25/2019 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
06/20/2019 – Substituted by S-1435 (2R).
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A3721 AcaAaAa (3R)
Sponsors: Vainieri Huttle (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition or regulation of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2018:S1734; 2016:A4441; 2016:S3119
History: 03/22/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
03/07/2019 – Transferred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/25/2019 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Sumter).
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A3869 AaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1); Milam (D1) +1
Summary: Provides funding from the General Fund to the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority; appropriates $4 million.
Related: 2018:S1364
History: 05/07/2018 – Introduced, 1st reading w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/17/2018 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
01/28/2019 – Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Substituted by S-1364 (2R).
Position: Monitor
Bill: A4741
Sponsors: Pintor Marin (D29); Holley (D20)
Summary: Permits municipalities to establish temporary supplemental zoning boards of adjustment to address application backlogs.
Related: 2018:S3212
History: 12/03/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
01/24/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Substituted by S-3212.
Position: Monitor
Bill: A4814 AcsScaSa (ACS/2R)
Sponsors: Downey (D11); McKeon (D27); Armato (D2); Land (D1); DeAngelo (D14); Houghtaling (D11); Mazzeo (D2); Pinkin (D18); Milam (D1); Vainieri Huttle (D37) +4
Summary: Makes transient accommodation taxes and fees only applicable if rented through marketplace.
Related: 2018:S3158
History: 12/10/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
05/20/2019 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/23/2019 – Motion for Assembly floor substitute (Wirths). Motion to table bill 44-28-0 (Greenwald). Motion to amend on Assembly floor (DiMaso). Motion to table bill 46-26-0 (Greenwald). Passed in Assembly 77-0-0.
05/24/2019 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/17/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/20/2019 – Substituted for S-3158 (SCS/1R). Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 29-0 (Gopal). Emergency resolution 32-0 (Gopal). Passed in Senate 33-0. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: A5023
Sponsors: McKnight (D31); Mukherji (D33); Chaparro (D33); Chiaravalloti (D31)
Summary: Exempts from DOT permitting requirements certain signs not located in protected areas that have been approved by municipality.
Related: 2018:S3467
History: 02/07/2019 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
06/10/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Passed in Assembly 76-0-0.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S1364 AaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1)
Summary: Provides funding from the General Fund to the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority; appropriates $4 million.
Related: 2018:A3869
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
05/14/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Senate 37-0. Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/17/2018 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
01/28/2019 – Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Substituted for A-3869 (2R). Passed in Assembly 51-23-1.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S1435 ScaAa (2R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1); Beach (D6) +1
Summary: Establishes marketing and advertising campaign for State wineries and viticulture attractions.
Related: 2018:A3643; 2016:A3047; 2016:S2127; 2014:A4368
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
10/15/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
10/18/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
12/17/2018 – Passed in Senate 40-0.
01/15/2019 – Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/25/2019 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
06/20/2019 – Substituted for A-3643 (2R). Passed in Assembly 73-0-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S1611 Scs (SCS)
Sponsors: Smith (D17); Bateman (R16) +1
Summary: Directs EDA to establish program for public or private financing of certain renewable energy, water, and storm resiliency projects through use by municipalities of voluntary special assessments for certain property owners.
Related: 2018:A1902; 2016:A2080; 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632
History: 02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
05/21/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/17/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/20/2019 – Passed in Senate 36-1. Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3158 ScsSca (SCS/1R)
Sponsors: Gopal (D11); Andrzejczak (D1) +1
Summary: Makes transient accommodation taxes and fees only applicable if rented through marketplace or travel agency.
Related: 2018:A4814
History: 11/26/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
05/13/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/17/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/20/2019 – Substituted by A-4814 (ACS/1R).
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S3212
Sponsors: Ruiz (D29); Rice (D28)
Summary: Permits municipalities to establish temporary supplemental zoning boards of adjustment to address application backlogs.
Related: 2018:A4741
History: 12/03/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
12/17/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
01/31/2019 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/21/2019 – Passed in Senate 31-0.
02/25/2019 – Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Substituted for A-4741. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 75-0-1.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S3502 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Beach (D6) +1
Summary: Allows alcoholic beverages to be consumed outdoors in Atlantic City Tourism District.
Related: 2018:A5415
History: 03/04/2019 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
06/06/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/20/2019 – Passed in Senate 37-0. Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S4022
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1)
Summary: Requires retail companies that subcontract work or services to provide certain notifications to consumers; makes these companies liable to consumers for certain damages.
Related: 2018:A5393
History: 06/20/2019 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Bill: A4814 AcsScaSa (ACS/2R)
Sponsors: Downey (D11); McKeon (D27); Armato (D2); Land (D1); DeAngelo (D14); Houghtaling (D11); Mazzeo (D2); Pinkin (D18); Milam (D1); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Gopal (D11); Andrzejczak (D1) +6
Summary: Makes transient accommodation taxes and fees only applicable if it is obtained through a marketplace or if it is a professionally managed unit.
Related: 2018:S3158
History: 12/10/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
05/20/2019 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/23/2019 – Motion for Assembly floor substitute (Wirths). Motion to table bill 44-28-0 (Greenwald). Motion to amend on Assembly floor (DiMaso). Motion to table bill 46-26-0 (Greenwald). Passed in Assembly 77-0-0.
05/24/2019 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
06/17/2019 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/20/2019 – Substituted for S-3158 (SCS/1R). Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 29-0 (Gopal). Emergency resolution 32-0 (Gopal). Passed in Senate 33-0. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments.
06/27/2019 – Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 74-0-1.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG
Bill: S1364 AaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1); Andrzejczak (D1); Land (D1); Milam (D1) +1
Summary: Provides funding from the General Fund to the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority; appropriates $4 million.
Related: 2018:A3869
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
05/14/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2018 – Passed in Senate 37-0. Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/17/2018 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
01/28/2019 – Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/20/2019 – Substituted for A-3869 (2R). Passed in Assembly 50-24-1. Received in Senate, 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Assembly amendments.
06/27/2019 – Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 26-8.
Position: Monitor
Bill: S1435 ScaAa (2R)
Sponsors: Van Drew (D1); Beach (D6); Andrzejczak (D1); Freiman (D16); Calabrese (D36) +5
Summary: Establishes marketing and advertising campaign for State wineries and viticulture attractions.
Related: 2018:A3643; 2016:A3047; 2016:S2127; 2014:A4368
History: 02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
10/15/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
10/18/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
12/17/2018 – Passed in Senate 40-0.
01/15/2019 – Received in Assembly w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/25/2019 – Amended on Assembly floor, 2nd reading in Assembly (Johnson).
06/20/2019 – Substituted for A-3643 (2R). Passed in Assembly 73-0-0. Received in Senate, 2nd reading in Senate to concur with Assembly amendments.
06/27/2019 – Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 36-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG