New Jersey Senator Joseph Lagana [D]

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NJS989Intro"Healthy Terminals Act"; requires certain airport and train station workers to be paid certain wage rates and benefits.
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2020-08-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2774IntroProvides that effective date of unemployment claim is date on which individual becomes unemployed.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Labor Committee
NJS971Enroll"New Jersey Fair Play Act"; allows collegiate student-athletes to earn compensation for use of name, image, or likeness.
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2020-07-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (30-9)
NJS19EnrollDesignates, as State and public holiday, third Friday in June as Juneteenth Day.*
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2020-07-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-3)
NJS485EngrossRequires school bus driver's complete motor vehicle driving record be shared with board of education or school bus contractor and local police.
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2020-07-02
To Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
NJS2637IntroRequires Office of Information Technology to establish centralized, one-stop website resource guide to assist persons in navigating the State's developmental disability service system.
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA3959VetoEstablishes NJ Hospitality Emergency Loan Program in EDA to provide no-interest loans to qualified small hospitality businesses; makes $100 million appropriation to EDA from federal funds for qualified small business assistance.***
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2020-06-29
Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJA741PassEstablishes NJ Fuel Cell Task Force to increase use of fuel cells in State.
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2020-06-19
Approved P.L.2020, c.38.
NJS762IntroEstablishes NJ Fuel Cell Task Force to increase use of fuel cells in State.
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2020-06-15
Substituted by A741
NJS1990PassAllows member of Board of Public Utilities to serve in unsalaried State government office.
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2020-06-11
Approved P.L.2020, c.36.
NJS2371IntroEstablishes NJ Hospitality Emergency Loan Program in EDA to provide no-interest loans to qualified small hospitality businesses; makes $100 million appropriation to EDA from federal funds for qualified small business assistance.**
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2020-05-14
Substituted by A3959 (3R)
NJS2435IntroRestricts use of restrictive employment covenants for physicians and nurses.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2424IntroAuthorizes Attorney General to use forfeiture funds for public health response during certain declared emergencies.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2427IntroRequires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to reduce monthly loan repayment for New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) loan borrowers who have child enrolled in Grow NJ Kids-rated child care program.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2428IntroProvides veterans with up to 60 credits tuition-free at county college serving county of residence.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2425IntroAuthorizes local units to temporarily make special emergency appropriations for COVID-19 response.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2426IntroRequires institutions of higher education to send out annual student debt letters; requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to complete course on student loan debt repayment.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2429IntroDirects Commissioner of Education to develop sexual assault prevention training program for high school athletic directors and coaches of interscholastic sports programs.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Education Committee
NJA3846VetoCreates "Temporary Lost Wage Unemployment Program;" allows persons to claim for lost wages due to coronavirus disease 2019, and employers to pay wages to workers ordered under quarantine by licensed healthcare practitioner; appropriates $20,000,000.
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2020-05-04
Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJS2352IntroProvides enhanced penalty for distribution of counterfeit drugs and medical devices during declared states of emergency.
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2020-04-09
Introduced, 1st Reading without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJA3843PassRequires health insurance and Medicaid coverage for testing of coronavirus disease 2019 and for telemedicine and telehealth during coronavirus disease 2019 state of emergency.
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2020-03-20
Approved P.L.2020, c.7.
NJS2283IntroRequires health insurance and Medicaid coverage for testing of coronavirus disease 2019 and for telemedicine and telehealth during coronavirus disease 2019 state of emergency.
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2020-03-19
Substituted by A3843
NJS2293IntroCreates "Temporary Lost Wage Unemployment Program;" allows persons to claim for lost wages due to coronavirus disease 2019, and employers to pay wages to workers ordered under quarantine by licensed healthcare practitioner; appropriates $20,000,000.
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2020-03-19
Substituted by A3846
NJS2233IntroRequires Medicaid coverage for testing and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2234IntroRequires insurance coverage for testing and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS1017IntroProvides retirement allowance after 20 years of service regardless of age for members of PFRS.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS864EngrossProhibits 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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2020-03-05
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJS2017IntroRequires State Auditor review of certain Department of Corrections privatization contracts.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2009IntroRequires State Treasurer to submit report to Legislature every six months identifying deadlines for applications for federal funds by State agencies.
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2020-03-05
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2019IntroExtends certain benefits to veterans who received a badge, medal, or ribbon for serving in federal military campaign or expedition.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJS2007IntroAdds to property tax levy cap exclusions increases in flood insurance premiums.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJSJR62IntroDesignates calendar week that includes September 10th of each year as "Suicide Prevention Week" in NJ.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2004IntroEstablishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of binary firearm triggers.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2018IntroProvides that criminal history record checks for employees of nonpublic schools are mandatory.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2008IntroProhibits disclosure of certain religious affiliation information by State or local government agencies.
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2020-03-05
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2003IntroProvides for establishment of internal Statewide discharge planning list to facilitate prompt and efficient discharge and transfer of patients with mental health or substance use disorders from hospitals to community-based residential facilities.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2010IntroEstablishes State to oversee application for and receipt of federal funds Ombudsman by State agencies.
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2020-03-05
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJSCR97IntroProposes amendment to Constitution to provide civil service hiring preference and property tax deduction to veteran who received badge, medal, or ribbon for serving in support of federal military combat operation.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJS2002IntroAuthorizes appointment of limited guardian to direct treatment for person with substance use impairment, or involuntary commitment to treatment when substance use disorder poses imminent danger to self, others, or property.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS828IntroRequires public utilities and local units to provide notice prior to initiating certain infrastructure projects.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1868IntroEstablishes gross income tax credit and corporation business tax credit for student loan payments.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS1867IntroProvides tuition reimbursement to certain psychiatrists who contract with DCF.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS1827IntroAllows gross income tax deduction for certain qualified charity care services provided by qualified physicians.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1828IntroRequires opioid antidote dispensation to be monitored under Prescription Monitoring Program, and authorizes certain entities to submit info regarding opioid antidote administration for inclusion in secondary, linked database; designated as "John Wagn...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1829IntroEstablishes task force to study presence of mercury in floors of certain facilities.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSCR86IntroUrges President and Congress to enact the "Opportunity Zone Lead Remediation Impact Act of 2019."
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2020-02-24
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1875IntroProvides gross income tax credits to support development of New Jersey-based small business start-ups.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS1876IntroProhibits SHBP, SEHBP, and Medicaid from denying coverage for maintenance medications for chronic conditions for covered persons solely because of change in health benefits plan or pharmacy benefits manager.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSCR87IntroProposes constitutional amendment to increase annual income limitation for senior and disabled citizens' $250 property tax deduction and bases future annual limitations on annual CPI changes.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS1872IntroEstablishes new crime of domestic violence committed in the presence of a child.
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2020-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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