New Jersey Representative James Kennedy [D]

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NJA5588PassAppropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2022.
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2021-08-24
Approved P.L.2021, c.203.
NJS3926PassAuthorizes certain offshore wind projects to construct power lines and obtain real property interests; grants BPU authority to supersede certain local governmental powers upon petition from offshore wind project.
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2021-07-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.178.
NJA1653PassEncourages development of zero-emission vehicle fueling and charging infrastructure in redevelopment projects.
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2021-07-09
Approved P.L.2021, c.168.
NJA192Engross
50%
Establishes "New Jersey STEM Scholars Grant Pilot Program" in Department of Education.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Education Committee
NJA5479Engross
50%
Requires each solid waste management district to develop strategy in solid waste management plan to reduce food waste.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJA5894Intro
25%
Authorizes certain offshore wind projects to construct power lines and obtain real property interests; grants BPU authority to supersede certain local governmental powers upon petition from offshore wind project.
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2021-06-24
Substituted by S3926 (2R)
NJA4393Intro
25%
Increases maximum penalty for certain violations concerning asbestos hazard abatement; allocates moneys from increased penalties to asbestos programs.**
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2021-06-21
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Johnson)
NJA4484Enroll
75%
Requires State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to establish long-term care advocacy and educational training program.
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2021-06-21
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJA4831Enroll
75%
Clarifies classification in this State of criminal offenses committed in other states or under federal law.
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2021-06-21
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJA1971Engross
50%
Directs BPU to develop and implement electric school bus pilot program.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJAJR236Intro
25%
Designates April 16 of each year as "Upcycling Day" in State.
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2021-06-21
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA2294Intro
25%
Prohibits use of receipt paper containing bisphenol A.
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2021-06-14
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJA5696PassRevises modified basic training program for certain county correctional police officers to be certified as county prosecutor's detectives or investigators or county or municipal police officers.*
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2021-06-11
Approved P.L.2021, c.107.
NJA746Engross
50%
Requires certain ambulances to carry epinephrine.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA3352Enroll
75%
Requires all newly constructed warehouses to be solar-ready buildings.
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2021-06-03
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (25-13)
NJS2347Enroll
75%
Establishes Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral Assistance Program in EDA to allow small businesses to defer the payment and remittance of certain employment and business-related taxes during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-06-03
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJS92Enroll
75%
Authorizes issuance of Protect Pollinators license plates.
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2021-06-03
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJA4030Intro
25%
Establishes Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral Assistance Program in EDA to allow small businesses to defer the payment and remittance of certain employment and business-related taxes during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-05-20
Substituted by S2347 (1R)
NJA4717Intro
25%
Authorizes issuance of Protect Pollinators license plates.
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2021-05-20
Substituted by S92 (1R)
NJA5659Intro
25%
Requires State entities engaging in projects resulting in deforestation of any size to submit plan to DEP for no net loss of forested areas.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJAR244Intro
25%
Urges NJ to join United States Climate Alliance Natural and Working Lands challenge.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA5658Intro
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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2021-05-12
To Assembly Housing Committee
NJA5660Intro
25%
Requires permit and compensatory reforestation plan for development projects that result in deforestation; establishes grant program for reforestation activities by private landowners; establishes "State Compensatory Reforestation Fund."
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA5585Intro
25%
Authorizes creation of Student Movement Against Cancer license plates.
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2021-05-05
To Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
NJS3208PassProvides accidental death benefits in certain circumstances to surviving spouse and surviving child of SPRS member or retiree who participated in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.
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2021-05-03
Approved P.L.2021, c.75.
NJA3199PassProhibits discrimination against living organ donors in relation to life, health, and long-term care insurance.
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2021-04-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.72.
NJS989Pass"Healthy Terminals Act"; requires certain airport and train station workers to be paid certain wage rates and benefits.*
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2021-04-29
Approved P.L.2021, c.68.
NJA2293Engross
50%
Requires institutions of higher education to implement suicide prevention programs and raise awareness of mental health services.
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2021-04-26
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJA1976Engross
50%
Establishes Renewable and Efficient Energy Financing Program; authorizes BPU to transfer up to $20 million annually in societal benefits charge revenues to New Jersey Infrastructure Bank for purposes of program.*
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2021-04-26
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3521PassMakes $15 million in federal funds available to EDA and New Jersey Council on the Arts to support arts and culture organizations in need.*
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2021-04-08
Approved P.L.2021, c.43.
NJA2487Intro
25%
"Healthy Terminals Act"; requires certain airport and train station workers to be paid certain wage rates and benefits.
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2021-03-25
Substituted by S989 (SCS)
NJA5447Intro
25%
Makes $15 million in federal funds available to EDA and New Jersey Council on the Arts to support arts and culture organizations in need.**
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2021-03-25
Substituted by S3521 (1R)
NJA1676Intro
25%
Provides accidental death benefits in certain circumstances to surviving spouse and surviving child of SPRS member or retiree who participated in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.
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2021-03-25
Substituted by S3208 (1R)
NJA1979Intro
25%
Requires paint producers to implement or participate in paint stewardship program.
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2021-03-15
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJA1226PassRequires electric public utilities to provide priority power restoration to certain medical facilities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.
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2021-03-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.29.
NJA5352Intro
25%
Prohibits Internet service providers from increasing service rates during public health emergency or state of emergency; requires Internet service providers to notify subscribers six months in advance of service rate increase.
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2021-02-22
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJS3256PassReclassifies possession of psilocybin as disorderly persons offense.
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2021-02-04
Approved P.L.2021, c.9.
NJA2208Intro
25%
Permits counties and municipalities to bond for passenger cars and station wagons solely fueled by electric or renewable power sources.
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2021-01-27
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2419PassConcerns local government regulation of installation, maintenance and repair of perimeter fence intrusion protection systems, other alarm systems, and locksmithing services.
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2021-01-21
Approved P.L.2021, c.2.
NJA5196Intro
25%
Establishes Climate Change Mitigation and Resilience Financing Program in NJ Infrastructure Bank; imposes per-kilowatt hour charge on electric energy consumption to finance climate change mitigation and resilience projects.
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2021-01-04
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJA5084Intro
25%
Reclassifies possession of psilocybin as disorderly persons offense.
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2020-12-17
Substituted by S3256
NJS864PassProhibits provision or sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use paper carryout bags, and polystyrene foam food service products; limits provision of single-use plastic straws; appropriates moneys from Clean Communities Program Fund for pu...
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2020-11-04
Approved P.L.2020, c.117.
NJA3367PassConcerns installation of electric vehicle charging stations in common interest communities.
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2020-10-19
Approved P.L.2020, c.108.
NJA1978Intro
25%
Prohibits provision or sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use paper carryout bags, and polystyrene foam food service products; limits provision of single-use plastic straws; appropriates moneys from Clean Communities Program Fund for pu...
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2020-09-24
Substituted by S864 (4R)
NJS349PassRequires developers to offer electric vehicle charging stations as option in certain new home construction.
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2020-09-14
Approved P.L.2020, c.80.
NJA3143Intro
25%
Concerns local government regulation of installation, maintenance and repair of perimeter fence intrusion protection systems, other alarm systems, and locksmithing services.
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2020-08-27
Substituted by S2419 (2R)
NJS993PassConcerns arbitration for certain non-teaching school staff.
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2020-08-13
Approved P.L.2020, c.66.
NJA4509Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide virtual or remote instruction for beginning of 2020-2021 school year; permits in-person delivery of certain special education services; permits school districts to delay start of 2020-2021 school year.
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2020-08-10
To Assembly Education Committee
NJA2321Engross
50%
Requires NJT to provide notice and public hearing for alternate provisions of service related to substantial curtailment of service.*
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2020-08-03
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJA1993Intro
25%
Requires developers to offer electric vehicle charging stations as option in certain new home construction.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by S349 (1R)
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