New Jersey Representative James Kennedy [D]

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NJA4911Intro
25%
"Psilocybin Behavioral Health Access and Services Act"; authorizes production and use of psilocybin to promote health and wellness; decriminalizes, and expunges past offenses involving, psilocybin production, possession, use, and distribution.
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2022-12-05
To Assembly Health Committee
NJA4912Intro
25%
Revises certain eligibility requirements under NJ Aspire Program; establishes net neutral benefits test for redevelopment projects that incur certain sustainability and resiliency costs.
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2022-12-05
To Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
NJA4899Intro
25%
Establishes Literacy Acceleration Home Reading Grant Program.
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2022-12-05
To Assembly Education Committee
NJAR168Intro
25%
Condemns overproliferation of pro-gambling advertisements in NJ.
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2022-12-05
To Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee
NJA4957Intro
25%
Appropriates $64.929 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for recreation and conservation purposes to DEP for State capital and park development projects.
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2022-12-05
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 11:00 am]
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJA1438Enroll
75%
Increases maximum penalty for certain violations concerning asbestos hazard abatement; allocates moneys from increased penalties to asbestos programs.
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2022-11-21
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-1)
NJA4065Intro
25%
Allows use of Internet website address in advertisements for purposes of communicating license numbers of burglar alarm, fire alarm, and locksmith businesses and professionals.
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2022-11-14
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJA4867Intro
25%
Requires DEP to prioritize funding for certain projects for acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation purposes and certain environmental infrastructure projects that include, or allow for, flood mitigation projects.
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2022-11-14
[Hearing: Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm]
[Hearing: Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA4819Intro
25%
Establishes Council for Community Recovery and Family Success; appropriates $772.6 million.
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2022-10-20
To Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee
NJA4469Intro
25%
Provides workers' compensation benefits for certain public safety workers who developed illness or injury as result of responding to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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2022-10-17
To Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee
NJA4783Intro
25%
Requires sellers of real property and landlords to make certain notifications regarding flooding.
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2022-10-17
[Hearing: Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm]
[Hearing: Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Assembly Regulated Professions Committee
NJA4791Intro
25%
Establishes "Resiliency and Environmental System Investment Charge Program."
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2022-10-17
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA4548Intro
25%
Authorizes schools to receive certain food waste from other schools, and provides exemption to such receiving schools from certain DEP permits, under certain conditions.
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2022-09-29
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJA4547Intro
25%
Exempts community gardens operating on-site composting systems or other systems of managing organic waste from certain DEP permits under certain conditions.
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2022-09-29
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJA4546Intro
25%
Requires school districts to include environmental sustainability plan in long-range facilities plan.
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2022-09-22
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA3133Intro
25%
Requires DEP to consider potential impacts to natural resources when classifying dams according to hazard potential.
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2022-09-22
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA4495Intro
25%
Transfers jurisdiction over school meals programs from Department of Agriculture to DOE.
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2022-09-15
To Assembly Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee
NJA4254PassExcludes electricity supplied to recycled materials manufacturing facilities from renewable energy portfolio standards.
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2022-09-15
Approved P.L.2022, c.110.
NJA4255PassRevises law requiring registration with DEP of certain entities engaged in soil and fill recycling services.
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2022-07-05
Approved P.L.2022, c.64.
NJA4394Intro
25%
Establishes "Working Group to Study Pricing of Motor Fuels by Retail Dealers."
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2022-06-27
To Assembly Regulated Professions Committee
NJA4404Intro
25%
Establishes NJ Wind Institute for Innovation and Training.
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2022-06-27
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJA1176Engross
50%
Requires institutions of higher education to implement suicide prevention programs and raise awareness of mental health services.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJA888Intro
25%
Authorizes proportional property tax exemption for honorably discharged veterans having a service-connected permanent disability and proclaims that the State shall reimburse municipalities for costs of exemption.
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2022-06-16
Motion To Table (42-31-0) (Greenwald)
NJA4233Intro
25%
Appropriates $70 million in federal funds to EDA to support arts and culture organizations negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-06-13
To Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee
NJA479Intro
25%
Allows corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to businesses employing certain persons with developmental disabilities.
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2022-06-09
To Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
NJA4163Intro
25%
Requires owners and operators of certain landfills to control and monitor landfill gas emissions.
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2022-06-02
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA3771Intro
25%
Removes restriction on receipt of retirement annuities by certain members of JRS who file for deferred retirement.
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2022-05-26
Substituted by S1603 (1R)
NJA2235Intro
25%
Prohibits use by certain retailers of shipping box greater than two times volume of product being shipped.
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2022-05-16
To Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
NJA3799Intro
25%
Exempts community gardens composting on-site from Air Pollution Control Act fee.
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2022-05-16
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJAJR38Engross
50%
Designates April 16 of each year as "Upcycling Day" in State.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJA3742Intro
25%
Authorizes creation of vertical motorcycle license plates.
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2022-05-02
To Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
NJA3805Intro
25%
Requires DEP to study indoor air quality at public schools, develop list of common indoor air contaminants at public schools, and establish guidance regarding potential mitigation measures.
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2022-05-02
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJAR132Intro
25%
Urges Division of Travel and Tourism to produce map of scenic motorcycle routes.
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2022-05-02
To Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee
NJA3804Intro
25%
Increases distribution to municipalities from Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Fund over two years; prohibits anticipation of certain revenue in municipal budget; requires additional aid be subtracted from municipal property tax levy.
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2022-05-02
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJA3100Intro
25%
Provides for establishment of New Jersey Water Infrastructure Center at institute of higher education designated by DEP; appropriates $5 million.
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2022-03-07
To Assembly Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources
NJA3161Intro
25%
"New Jersey Transit Villages Act."
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2022-03-07
To Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
NJACR115PassCondemns Russian invasion of Ukraine and supports Ukraine's government and citizens.
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2022-03-03
Filed with Secretary of State
NJA2794Intro
25%
Prohibits use of paper receipts containing bisphenol-A or bisphenol-S; provides for phased-in prohibition on use of all paper receipts; authorizes continued use of electronic receipts.
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2022-02-28
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA2442Intro
25%
Permits any member of PERS to receive accidental disability retirement allowance for disability resulting from participation in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup options.
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2022-02-14
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJA1439Intro
25%
Requires each solid waste management district to develop strategy in solid waste management plan to reduce food waste.
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2022-02-07
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJA2151Intro
25%
Eliminates smoking ban exemption for casinos and simulcasting facilities.
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2022-02-07
To Assembly Health Committee
NJA1437Intro
25%
Establishes COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in DHS.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA1427Intro
25%
Requires institution of higher education to have automatic external defibrillator on premises of each athletic facility and student center.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJA165Intro
25%
Establishes "New Jersey STEM Scholars Grant Pilot Program" in Department of Education.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee
NJA1436Intro
25%
Requires certain recycling centers to report information about recycling markets and contamination to DEP.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJAR52Intro
25%
Urges NJ to join United States Climate Alliance Natural and Working Lands challenge.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA1440Intro
25%
Establishes "Zero Energy Construction Act"; requires all new residential and commercial developments to be zero energy ready; requires developers to offer zero energy construction.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Housing Committee
NJA1183Intro
25%
"Reproductive Freedom Act."
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Health Committee
NJA1733Intro
25%
Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in, and requires divestment from, 200 largest publicly traded fossil fuel companies.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJA1445Intro
25%
Requires NJT rail stations and bus and rail terminals to display historical information about area in or around stations and terminals.
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2022-01-11
To Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
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