Bills Pending New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee

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NJA4771Engross
50%
Expands offenses eligible for expungement upon successful discharge from drug court.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA5322Engross
50%
Provides for process to vacate and expunge certain arrests, charges, complaints, convictions, other dispositions, and DNA records, associated with violations by certain human trafficking victims.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS4016Intro
25%
Provides for legal representation for residential lessees and tenants in any removal or eviction proceeding.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS4010Intro
25%
Establishes "New Jersey Task Force on the Role of the Judicial Branch in Addressing Abuse of Older Adults or Disabled Persons."
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2021-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3992Intro
25%
Broadens riot; enhances penalties for certain crime committed during riot; creates new crimes of mob intimidation and cyber-intimidation by publication; establishes duty in municipality to permit law enforcement to respond appropriately.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3976Intro
25%
Establishes "Gambling Treatment Diversion Court Pilot Program" with the criminal justice system.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3890Intro
25%
Creates presumption regarding standard of care for certain persons and entities in legal actions relating to coronavirus disease pandemic.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3917Intro
25%
Allows for relocation of certain medical cannabis alternative treatment centers with personal use licenses from municipalities banning personal use cannabis businesses.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA3796Engross
50%
Makes it aggravated sexual assault or sexual contact for transportation network company or taxicab driver to commit act of sexual penetration or sexual contact using coercion or without permission on passenger.
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2021-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3828Intro
25%
Makes it aggravated sexual assault or sexual contact for transportation network company or taxicab driver to commit act of sexual penetration or sexual contact using coercion or without permission on passenger.
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2021-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA717Engross
50%
Provides for jurisdiction for prosecution for certain crimes against minors committed outside New Jersey.
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2021-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA1078Engross
50%
Requires domestic violence orders to be issued in other languages in addition to English under certain circumstances.
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2021-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3731Intro
25%
Ends civil immunity provided to certain health care professionals and health care facilities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response.
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2021-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA275Engross
50%
Allows persons owing certain court-imposed financial obligations and ordered by court to serve term of probation or diversionary program to earn transformative credit against amount owed by participating in treatment programs, educational or vocation...
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3706Intro
25%
Clarifies that encouraging another person to cause bodily injury, by filming, photographing, or otherwise recording injury-causing act, is form of crime of endangering injured victim.
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA4833Engross
50%
Expands crime of bias intimidation; establishes additional penalties for crimes of bias intimidation and harassment; establishes bias intimidation motivation damages.*
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJA812Engross
50%
Requires notice to be provided by municipal court to applicant for public defender of fee and process to waive fee for inability to pay.*
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3664Intro
25%
Modifies definition of "impact zones" in "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act."
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2021-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3623Intro
25%
"Personal Injury Trust Fund Transparency Act;" requires plaintiff to file personal injury trust claims under certain circumstances; addresses allocation of trust claims; establishes scheduling and discovery requirements for certain tort actions.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJSJR114Intro
25%
Establishes the Drug Laws Study and Review Commission to study and review Title 2C drug laws.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3602Intro
25%
Revises law concerning bias intimidation to include members of press or media in protected class.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3634Intro
25%
Establishes procedures for disqualification from public office or employment upon conviction of certain crimes; creates registry.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3594Intro
25%
Provides that in civil actions, calculations of damages for lost earnings or impaired earning capacity resulting from personal injury or wrongful death shall not be reduced based on race, ethnicity, or gender.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3582Intro
25%
Legalizes growing or possessing up to six marijuana plants for personal recreational use, and up to 10 plants for personal medical use, by persons aged 21 or older.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3555Intro
25%
Establishes greater discretion in court concerning child support related license suspension and credit reporting.
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2021-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3545Intro
25%
Requires law enforcement provide written notification to parent or guardian of person under age 18 who commits first offense of unlawfully buying or possessing alcoholic beverages or cannabis.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3528Intro
25%
Provides that if minor under age 18 unlawfully buys or possesses alcoholic beverages or cannabis and receives written warning from law enforcement, the minor's parent or guardian would be notified in writing.
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2021-03-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3525Intro
25%
Provides employer and employee protections pursuant to the use of legalized cannabis items.
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2021-03-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3433Intro
25%
Provides for process to vacate and expunge certain arrests, charges, complaints, convictions, other dispositions, and DNA records, associated with violations by certain human trafficking victims.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3416Intro
25%
Codifies same-sex marriage in the statutes.
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3399Intro
25%
Establishes civil action for abuse, neglect, exploitation or bullying of minor or adult with disability; provides that bullying of vulnerable adult may constitute grounds for investigation by adult protective services and report to law enforcement.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3407Intro
25%
Legalizes possession of six or fewer marijuana plants, subject to enactment of legislation legalizing marijuana or cannabis for personal use.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3377Intro
25%
Increases size of Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission; broadens reporting duties.
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2021-01-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3363Intro
25%
Implements sentencing recommendations of the Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission to eliminate certain mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment; eliminates mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for crime of official misconduct.
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2021-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3331Intro
25%
Provides that denial of services based on a person's disability or perceived disability by domestic violence shelters is unlawful discrimination.
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2021-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3272Intro
25%
Adds aggravating factor of committing crime against person because of status as servicemember.
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2020-12-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3261Intro
25%
Broadens riot and disorderly conduct; enhances penalties for public monument destruction; addresses riot victim assaults; creates crime of promotion of violent, disorderly assembly.
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2020-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJSCR138Intro
25%
Requires that certain revenues from State sales and use taxes on cannabis and cannabis products be appropriated annually for investment in municipalities designated as "impact zones."
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2020-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3199Intro
25%
Broadens statute that criminalizes cyber-harassment of minor.
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2020-11-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3172Intro
25%
Expands parties who must receive affidavit of merit in malpractice or negligence cases.
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2020-11-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3135Intro
25%
Establishes guardianship monitoring program in Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3161Intro
25%
Requires certain proof be provided by civil union partners or spouses of natural or legal parents of children when filing joint complaints for judgments of adoption.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3136Intro
25%
Directs AOC to establish implicit bias training for judges and judicial personnel.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJSCR135Intro
25%
Proposes constitutional amendment authorizing statute transferring probation functions from Judiciary to State Parole Board.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3139Intro
25%
Permits persons participating in Drug Court and other programs to earn credit against amount owed on certain court-imposed financial obligations.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3147Intro
25%
Revises definition of domestic violence to include psychological abuse and economic abuse.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3082Intro
25%
Allows remote notarial acts using communication technology.
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2020-10-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3050Intro
25%
"Marissa's Law"; provides for mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for leaving scene of accident resulting in death or serious bodily injury, except if operator reports accident; increases mandatory minimum term for reckless vehicular homicide.
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2020-10-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3067Intro
25%
Expands crime of bias intimidation; establishes additional penalties for crimes of bias intimidation, harassment, and cyber-harassment; establishes bias intimidation motivation damages.
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2020-10-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3021Intro
25%
Daniel's Law;" Prohibits disclosure of home address or unpublished telephone number of certain law enforcement officers, judicial officers and prosecutors; establishes crime and civil action for disclosing such information.
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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