New Jersey Senator Vin Gopal [D]

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NJS855EnrollRenames "board of chosen freeholders" to "board of county commissioners" and "freeholder" and "chosen freeholder" to "county commissioner"; requires counties to update materials to reflect this title change.
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2020-07-30
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (61-12-4)
NJS766Engross"Chloe's Pet Access Law"; permits dogs in outdoor seating areas of restaurants under certain circumstances; codifies current requirements concerning live animals in food establishments.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS1245EngrossEstablishes housing of equine-related farm employees in facilities with horses under certain conditions as "Right to Farm" permissible activity; requires State Agriculture Development Committee agricultural management practice that permits such housi...
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJSJR57EngrossDesignates first week of October of each year as Manufacturing Week.
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2020-07-30
[Hearing: Aug 10 @ 10:30 am]
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJSJR79EnrollCreates commission to study sexual assault, misconduct, and harassment by staff against inmates in State correctional facilities.
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2020-07-30
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS2475IntroAuthorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A3971 (1R)
NJS2507IntroPermits school district to use funds from capital reserve account and current expense emergency reserve account for certain expenses during state of emergency.*
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2020-07-30
Senate Amendment (26-0) (Gopal)
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)
NJS1400EngrossEstablishes task force to study issues facing returning members of US Armed Forces, NJ National Guard, and reserve component of US Armed Forces; creates permanent commission to study various definitions related to veteran status.*
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJSR80IntroUrges Congress to provide immediate financial assistance to United States Postal Service.
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2020-07-30
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJA3971VetoAuthorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties.
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2020-07-30
Conditional Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJS2785IntroRequires DOH to implement and oversee Isolation Prevention Project in long-term care facilities during public emergencies.
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2020-07-30
[Hearing: Aug 6 @ 10:00 am]
[Hearing: Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2753IntroConcerns UI benefits provided to workers.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Labor Committee
NJS2754IntroAllows proprietors of businesses or buildings to engage in certain corrective actions against individuals who do not comply with health and safety measures during a Public Health Emergency.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS2755IntroAuthorizes individuals who have passed road test to use driving permit to operate motor vehicle during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2020-07-30
[Hearing: Aug 10 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS2725IntroConcerns assessment of real property in counties operating under "Real Property Assessment Demonstration Program."
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2020-07-28
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2736IntroProvides gross income tax credit to certain totally and permanently disabled veterans for rent constituting property taxes.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJS2740IntroPermits notaries with valid commissions on March 9, 2020 to continue serving until rescission of Executive Order No. 103 of 2020; permits continuation following rescission with timely completion of application to renew.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS412Intro"Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain taxes for certain costs of rehabilitating historic properties.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1974IntroAllows State residents who are outside of New Jersey to place wagers on horse races using account wagering system.
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2020-07-22
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2323IntroRequires opioid antidote prescriptions for certain patients.
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2020-07-22
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2447IntroEstablishes toll free helpline for first responders and health care workers experiencing mental health issues related to COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2582IntroRevises psychologist training requirements.
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2020-07-22
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2615Intro"Packaged Ice Plant Operator and Packaged Ice Dealer Licensing Act."
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2484IntroEstablishes Office of Clean Energy Equity in BPU; directs establishment of certain clean energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage programs for overburdened communities.*
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2492IntroEstablishes public awareness campaign concerning programs and services for first responders, healthcare workers, other frontline workers, and their families experiencing mental health issues related to COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2490IntroRequires health care facilities to screen health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder related to COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR78IntroSupports continued funding of homestead benefit program and homestead property tax reimbursement program.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2701IntroRequires Division of Human Services to develop public emergency response plan for licensed providers of services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2705IntroEstablishes educational service agencies for procuring custodial and food services in schools and ensures certain employee rights for affected employees.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2706IntroLimits responsibility of institutions of higher education to refund tuition for in-person instruction cancelled due to COVID-19 under certain conditions; limits additional fees institutions may charge for virtual instruction to actual additional cost...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2704IntroAppropriates $30 million to EDA from federal "Coronavirus Relief Fund" to assist food establishments impacted by Executive Order No. 158.
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2020-07-16
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS2692IntroAppropriates $125 million to EDA from federal funds for small- and medium-sized business and nonprofit assistance.
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2020-07-14
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJSR77IntroUrges President and Congress of US to enact legislation requiring certain delivery vehicles to have air-conditioning unit.
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2020-07-14
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS2682IntroEstablishes the New Jersey Rare Disease Advisory Council.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2680Intro"Economic Emergency Investment Stabilization Act"; allows EDA to invest in businesses impacted by major economic emergencies.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS2683IntroEstablishes license to allow wineries that produce more than 250,000 gallons per year to directly ship wine to consumers.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Commerce 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
NJS2660IntroRequires Secretary of Higher Education's approval for certain branch campuses; establishes fiscal monitoring and closure policies for independent institutions of higher education; modifies review process for new higher education academic programs.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Higher Eduction 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.
NJS2355PassDelays mandatory retirement in SPRS when it would occur during period of state of emergency; extends eligibility for appointment as member of State Police and enrollment in SPRS for 160th Class of NJ State Police.*
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.46.
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.
NJA4037PassRequires electronic signature and submission process for all candidate, recall, initiative, and referendum petitions for remaining 2020 elections and thereafter during COVID-19 emergency.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.55.
NJS2303EngrossConcerns subcontracting agreements entered into by public school districts and county colleges.
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS2640IntroRemoves monk parakeet from list of potentially dangerous species.
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2020-06-30
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS993EnrollConcerns arbitration for certain non-teaching school staff.
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2020-06-29
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (33-3)
NJS2436EnrollAuthorizes pharmacists to order and administer test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) consistent with federal guidance; requires health benefits and Medicaid coverage for tests.*
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2020-06-29
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (73-0-0)
NJS2433IntroRequires electronic signature and submission process for all candidate, recall, initiative, and referendum petitions for remaining 2020 elections and thereafter during COVID-19 emergency.
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2020-06-29
Substituted by A4037 (1R)
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
NJS2633IntroRequires certain information to increase public awareness and use of voting by mail; extends deadline for mail-in ballots to be received and canvassed; requires certain mail-in ballots to be retained.
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2020-06-29
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
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