New Jersey Senator Raymond Lesniak [D]

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NJS1687IntroRemoves certain bars to employment for convicted offenders.
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2017-11-20
For Preliminary Committee Action - to be Reported Preliminary - To be reported SCA
NJS3477IntroEstablishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of certain firearm components.
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2017-11-09
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3427IntroProhibits certain pet dealers from selling dogs or cats obtained from certain breeders and brokers; requires submission of annual report.
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2017-10-05
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3439EngrossDesignates Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City as "Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall" to commemorate his outstanding service to Atlantic City and State.
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2017-10-05
Passed by the Senate (35-0)
NJS3457IntroRevises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater.
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2017-10-05
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJSR139IntroOpposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes contained in Trump administration's recent federal tax reform proposal.
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2017-10-05
Resolution Passed Senate (34-0)
NJS1640PassEstablishes requirements concerning necessary care of dogs, domestic companion animals, and service animals, and for tethering of dogs.*
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2017-08-07
Approved P.L.2017, c.189.
NJS3074PassEstablishes gubernatorial veto power over Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor's meeting minutes; expands gubernatorial oversight powers over commission.
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2017-08-07
Approved P.L.2017, c.201.
NJA4580PassAppropriates $2,900,000 from "2009 Farmland Preservation Fund" for grants to certain nonprofit organizations for farmland preservation purposes.
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2017-08-07
Approved P.L.2017, c.223.
NJA4870Veto"Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act."
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2017-07-31
Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJA4496Enroll"Healthy Small Food Retailer Act"; provides funding to small food retailers to sell fresh and nutritious food; appropriates $1 million.
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2017-07-31
Conditional Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJS2819PassCreates "Nourishing Young Minds Initiative Fund" in Dept. of Agriculture to help pay for child food and nutrition programs.
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2017-07-21
Approved P.L.2017, c.132.
NJA4246PassDecreases annual thoroughbred race dates to 50 minimum upon written consent from New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association.
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2017-07-21
Approved P.L.2017, c.172.
NJA222Pass"New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act"; authorizes issuance of $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects at public libraries; appropriates $5,000.
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2017-07-21
Approved P.L.2017, c.149.
NJS3423Intro"Voter Privacy Act"; establishes protections for privacy of voters; prohibits automated programs to remove names of ineligible voters from official lists of eligible voters; prohibits sharing of certain voter information with federal government.
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2017-07-13
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2171Intro"New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act"; authorizes issuance of $125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects at public libraries; appropriates $5,000.
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2017-07-04
Substituted by A222 (1R)
NJS2306IntroConcerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and soil and debris recycling industries.*
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2017-06-29
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2977Intro"Healthy Small Food Retailer Act"; provides funding to small food retailers to sell fresh and nutritious food; appropriates $1 million.
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2017-06-29
Substituted by A4496
NJS3306IntroProhibits certain employment discrimination based upon expunged criminal record.
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2017-06-29
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3307IntroRevises procedures for expunging criminal and other records and information, including shortening of certain waiting periods for expungement eligibility and increasing number of convictions which may be expunged.
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2017-06-29
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3308IntroDecreases waiting period to expunge entire juvenile record from five to three years.
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2017-06-29
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3226Intro"Safe Transportation Jobs and Fair Employment Rules Act."
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2017-06-26
Substituted by A4870
NJS3375IntroRemoves and repeals all prohibitions, permits, licenses, and authorizations concerning wagers on professional, collegiate, or amateur sport contests or athletic events.
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2017-06-26
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3376Intro"TrumpCare Nullification Act"; establishes "Affordable Health Care Fund" and State replacement taxes to replace federal taxes and funding provided under Affordable Care Act.
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2017-06-26
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3012EngrossAllows NJ gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions of food made from business inventory.
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2017-06-22
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2793EngrossRequires health insurers, SHBP and SEHBP to provide coverage for digital tomosynthesis for screening and diagnostic purposes related to breast cancer.
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2017-06-22
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS1557IntroProvides full forfeiture of pension of elected or appointed official convicted of any crime touching office.
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2017-06-19
Motion To Table (20-16) (Weinberg)
NJS2989IntroAppropriates $2,900,000 from "2009 Farmland Preservation Fund" for grants to certain nonprofit organizations for farmland preservation purposes.
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2017-06-19
Substituted by A4580
NJS3194IntroDecreases annual thoroughbred race dates to 50 minimum upon written consent from New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association.
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2017-06-19
Substituted by A4246
NJS323IntroRequires liability insurance for permit to possess certain dangerous animals.
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2017-05-15
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS895Enroll"Earn Your Way Out Act" ; requires DOC to develop inmate reentry plan; establishes administrative parole release for certain inmates;requires study and report by DOC on fiscal impact.*
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2017-05-01
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS1398PassExpands infertility coverage under certain health insurance plans.
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2017-05-01
Approved P.L.2017, c.48.
NJS3041EnrollRevises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for pet dealers and pet shops.
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2017-05-01
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS2469EngrossProvides that AG handle investigation and prosecution of crime involving person's death by law enforcement officer while acting in officer's official capacity or while in custody; requires trial in venue outside county where incident occurred.
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2017-03-20
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS59EngrossAdds two public members to NJT board and provides that all NJT board members are voting members. *
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2017-03-16
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Chiaravalloti)
NJS3087IntroEstablishes DEP Statewide program to reduce heavy-duty diesel truck emissions.
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2017-03-13
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3090IntroRepeals law establishing Annual Transportation Capital Program Approval Committee.
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2017-03-13
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS3044IntroProhibits certain activities impacting animal and plant species that are of special concern, rare, threatened, or endangered on State-owned lands, and codifies DEP's "Landscape Project" concerning critical habitat.
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2017-02-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3043IntroLimits "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act" exemption for certain forestry activities to privately owned lands.
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2017-02-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS63EngrossRevises "Pet Purchase Protection Act" to establish new requirements for pet dealers and pet shops.*
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2017-02-15
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Johnson)
NJS2950EngrossRequires sending district to allow student to transfer to recovery high school alternative education program, provided placement is considered clinically appropriate by alcohol and drug counselor.
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2017-02-15
To Assembly Education Committee
NJSCR143EngrossCondemns United States Executive Orders regarding immigration.
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2017-02-13
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJSJR101IntroDesignates November 20th as "Transgender Day of Remembrance."
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2017-02-13
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSJR100IntroDesignates November 14th through November 20th as "Transgender Awareness Week."
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2017-02-13
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3001IntroAllows owner of hotel in Atlantic City to lease portion to casino operator under certain circumstances.
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2017-02-13
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2044EngrossProhibits certain possession, sale, trade, distribution, or offering for sale of shark fins.*
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2017-01-19
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2385FailTerminates the New Jersey estate tax and increases New Jersey gross income tax rate on income over $1 million.
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2017-01-10
Withdrawn from Consideration
NJS123PassEstablishes "Small Business Bonding Readiness Assistance Program" in EDA to assist certain small businesses meet State or federal contract surety bond requirements.*
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2017-01-04
Approved P.L.2016, c.84.
NJSCR39PassAmends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlements and awards in cases of environmental contamination for certain environmental purposes.
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2016-12-19
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS2110IntroEstablishes "Tiny Home Pilot Program" in three regions of State.
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2016-12-15
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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