New Jersey Senator Thomas Kean [R]

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NJS2600IntroIncreases transparency and accountability for NJT and independence of NJT board members; establishes Office of Customer Advocate; requires greater detail for capital program.
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2020-12-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR82IntroUrges institutions of higher education to temporarily waive SAT or ACT testing requirements for admission due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-12-10
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3255IntroEstablishes "Adopt-A-Farm" school partnership program in public secondary schools.
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2020-12-10
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3217IntroAllows qualified school to be called "New Jersey Farm Fresh School."
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2020-12-07
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3195IntroRequires MVC to make mobile units available to reduce service delays at overcrowded agencies.
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2020-11-19
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS3194IntroAllows gross income tax deduction for taxpayers who pay for childcare costs for qualifying children doing remote learning as result of COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-11-19
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJA1076PassRequires AG to collect, record, analyze, and report certain prosecutorial and criminal justice data.
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2020-11-09
Approved P.L.2020, c.120.
NJS300EngrossRequires Division of Purchase and Property to issue annual report on public contracts awarded to women-owned and minority-owned businesses; requires Division of Revenue to operate Selective Assistance Vendor Information (SAVI) database.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJS2553EngrossProvides in-State tuition status to certain veterans and family members who attend public institutions of higher education during period of mandatory remote instruction due to public health emergencies.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJS3106IntroAuthorizes voluntary donation of expired food or food waste to farmers; authorizes donations if farmer waives liability.
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2020-11-05
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3085IntroPermits municipalities to establish affordable housing preference for first responders.
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2020-10-29
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS278EngrossEstablishes certain rights for students with military obligations attending public institutions of higher education and permits late registration for students with military obligations.*
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2020-10-26
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS279IntroRevises requirements and process for temporary courtesy licenses and certificates issued by State Board of Examiners, NJ Board of Nursing, and other professional and occupational licensing boards to nonresident military spouses.
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2020-10-22
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3057IntroIncreases amount of New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust account that Higher Education Student Assistance Authority is authorized to exclude from consideration in evaluating student beneficiary's financial need for State scholarship or grant.
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2020-10-22
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS3056IntroProvides State grants for new accounts opened under New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) program; provides gross income tax credit for certain contributions to NJBEST accounts.
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2020-10-22
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS3051IntroEstablishes certain guidelines for health insurance carriers concerning step therapy protocols.
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2020-10-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS73EngrossEstablishes requirements for sale of home baked goods.
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2020-10-19
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2910IntroProvides free admission to State parks and forests, and certain historic sites and historic properties for certain veterans on Veterans Day.
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2020-10-19
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1070Intro"College Mental Health Services Act"; establishes grant program for public institutions of higher education and requires public institutions of higher education to report certain information concerning mental health treatment and suicides.
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2020-10-19
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR92IntroUrges Governor and Commissioner of DOLWD to reopen One-Stop Career Centers.
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2020-10-08
To Senate Labor Committee
NJS2980IntroConcerns certain economic activity.
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2020-10-08
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS2436PassAuthorizes pharmacists to order and cause to be administered test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19 or COVID-19 antibodies; requires health benefits and Medicaid coverage for tests.**
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2020-09-30
Approved P.L.2020, c.101.
NJSR70PassUrges Internal Revenue Service to grant more flexibility to users of flexible spending accounts.
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2020-09-24
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS2911IntroRequires electric public utilities to prioritize service restoration to age-restricted communities after major events.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS2914IntroAppropriates $10 million to EDA to assist certain nonprofit arts and cultural organizations negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS806PassProvides that New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program scholarship may be awarded in any semester of attendance or enrollment at institution of higher education in State.
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2020-09-14
Approved P.L.2020, c.81.
NJS1228EngrossDirects Secretary of Higher Education to conduct study to determine extent and cause of outmigration of high school graduates to out-of-State colleges.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS2897Intro"Sally's Law"; establishes testing and visitation requirements and employment restrictions for long-term care facilities in response to outbreaks of infectious disease.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS19PassDesignates, as State and public holiday, third Friday in June as Juneteenth Day.*
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2020-09-10
Approved P.L.2020, c.76.
NJA4486PassAuthorizes MVC to use stored driver's license or identification card photo for longer than eight years; limits certain appointment times at MVC locations to senior citizens and persons with certain medical conditions during COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-09-10
Approved P.L.2020, c.77.
NJS2747IntroAuthorizes MVC to use stored driver's license or identification card photo for longer than eight years; limits certain appointment times at MVC locations to senior citizens and persons with certain medical conditions during COVID-19 pandemic.**
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2020-08-27
Substituted by A4486 (1R)
NJS2845IntroIncreases penalty for "bombing" online meeting or teleconference under certain circumstances.
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2020-08-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJSCR128IntroProposes constitutional amendments to establish redistricting standards for Apportionment Commission; requires Chief Justice of Supreme Court to select 11th member from pool of general public applicants; requires commission to hold public hearings.
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2020-08-20
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJA2456PassProvides that users of Access Link paratransit service are automatically eligible for and enrolled in motor bus and rail passenger discounted fare program.
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2020-08-12
Approved P.L.2020, c.64.
NJS2512IntroDirects State Auditor to audit Division of Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance in DOLWD.
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2020-08-10
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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
NJS2764IntroRequires county protective services staff to receive training on means and methods of effective, respectful, and compassionate communication with, and provision of assistance to, adults with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1236EngrossEstablishes New Jersey Higher Education Student Advisory Commission.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS2162EngrossRequires public schools, and nonpublic schools which receive federal funding, to provide students with information on rights afforded under Title IX, and provide contact information for Title IX coordinator.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Education Committee
NJSCR44EngrossUrges Secretary of Higher Education and Educational Opportunity Fund Board to study and modernize program regulations, particularly regulations related to student funding priority levels.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS807EngrossRequires institutions of higher education to distribute information on availability of allowance for dependent care expenses in determination of cost of attendance.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS2638IntroRequires AG to collect, record, analyze, and report certain prosecutorial and criminal justice data.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A1076 (1R)
NJS2662IntroCreates special license plates supporting Autism Awareness.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS2681IntroEstablishes certain temporary and permanent privileges for certain alcoholic beverage licensees; authorizes certain activities, events, and festivals in which certain alcoholic beverage licensees may participate.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2273PassRequires SEHBP and eligible employers that do not participate in the SEHBP to provide certain plans for public education employees and certain public education retirees.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.44.
NJA3919PassExtends certain permits, approvals, and deadlines during COVID-19 emergency.*
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.53.
NJS2467PassExtends duration of certain laws pertaining to use of telemedicine and telehealth in relation to COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.47.
NJS2645IntroEstablishes "New Jersey Transit ADA Task Force."
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2020-06-30
To Senate Transportation 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
NJS1563IntroProvides that users of Access Link paratransit service are automatically eligible for and enrolled in motor bus and rail passenger discounted fare program.
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2020-06-29
Substituted by A2456 (1R)
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