Current Legislative News

Results 1 - 12 of 80

Bill:

S1953 ScsSca (SCS/1R)

Sponsors:

2020:A2374; 2018:A1902; 2018:S1611; 2016:A2080; 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632

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:

2020:A2374; 2018:A1902; 2018:S1611; 2016:A2080; 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632

History:

02/25/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee. 06/15/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. 06/21/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/24/2021 – Substituted by A-2374 (ACS/3R).

Position:

Monitor

Priority:

FLAG

Bill:

S3996

Sponsors:

Summary:

Allows temporary corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for businesses that provide hiring bonuses to targeted employees.

History:

06/24/2021 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S72 Scs (SCS)

Sponsors:

2018:S670; 2016:S1149; 2014:A1959; 2014:S133; 2012:A933; 2012:S90; 2010:A3063; 2010:S2040

Summary:

Establishes farm brewery and winery-brewery beverage license.

Related:

2018:S670; 2016:S1149; 2014:A1959; 2014:S133; 2012:A933; 2012:S90; 2010:A3063; 2010:S2040

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. 06/21/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/24/2021 – Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

A4706 Aca (1R)

Sponsors:

2020:S3727

Summary:

Requires Division of Travel and Tourism establish Black Heritage Trail; establishes NJ Black Cultural Heritage Commission.

Related:

2020:S3727

History:

09/21/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee. 03/08/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. 06/21/2021 – Transferred to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly. 06/24/2021 – Passed in Assembly 73-0-0.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

A5689 Aca (1R)

Sponsors:

2020:S3830

Summary:

Makes $25 million in federal funds available to Department of State for travel and tourism advertising and promotion for recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.

Related:

2020:S3830

History:

05/12/2021 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee. 06/16/2021 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly. 06/21/2021 – Recommitted to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly. 06/24/2021 – Passed in Assembly 71-1-2.

Position:

Monitor

Priority:

FLAG

Bill:

A2374 AcsAcaScaSca (ACS/3R)

Sponsors:

2020:S1953; 2018:A1902; 2018:S1611; 2016:A2080; 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632

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:

2020:S1953; 2018:A1902; 2018:S1611; 2016:A2080; 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632

History:

01/27/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee. 07/20/2020 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. 07/27/2020 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly. 07/30/2020 – Passed in Assembly 68-6-0. 08/03/2020 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee. 06/15/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. 06/21/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/24/2021 – Substituted for S-1953 (SCS/1R). Passed in Senate 38-1. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 63-12-0.

Position:

Monitor

Priority:

FLAG

Bill:

S3996

Sponsors:

Summary:

Allows temporary corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for businesses that provide hiring bonuses to targeted employees.

History:

06/21/2021 – Proposed for introduction.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S72 Scs (SCS)

Sponsors:

2018:S670; 2016:S1149; 2014:A1959; 2014:S133; 2012:A933; 2012:S90; 2010:A3063; 2010:S2040

Summary:

Establishes farm brewery and winery-brewery beverage license and permits farm wineries to produce hard cider.

Related:

2018:S670; 2016:S1149; 2014:A1959; 2014:S133; 2012:A933; 2012:S90; 2010:A3063; 2010:S2040

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee. 06/21/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S3792

Sponsors:

2020:A5706

Summary:

Appropriates $20 million from General Fund to EDA to support food and beverage establishments impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.

Related:

2020:A5706

History:

05/13/2021 – Introduced, 1st reading w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/03/2021 – Substituted by A-5706.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S3715

Sponsors:

2020:A5804

Summary:

Modifies certain definitions related to transient accommodation taxes and fees.

Related:

2020:A5804

History:

05/06/2021 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. 05/20/2021 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/03/2021 – Passed in Senate 24-11.

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S3115 Sca (1R)

Sponsors:

2020:A4804

Summary:

Modifies process for obtaining working certificates for minors.

Related:

2020:A4804

History:

11/05/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee. 02/11/2021 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/03/2021 – Substituted by A-4804 (1R).

Position:

Monitor

Bill:

S1454 Sca (1R)

Sponsors:

2020:A4870; 2018:A632; 2018:S919; 2016:A965; 2016:S232; 2014:A4810; 2014:S3130

Summary:

Allows shore municipalities to provide spouse and dependent children of veterans free or reduced cost access to beaches.

Related:

2020:A4870; 2018:A632; 2018:S919; 2016:A965; 2016:S232; 2014:A4810; 2014:S3130

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee. 10/19/2020 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. 06/03/2021 – Passed in Senate 38-0.

Position:

Monitor