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NJSC
BILL TRACK

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Updated March 2024

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Establishes John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New Jersey.

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S2667/A1989

End Sale of Menthol Cigaretts in New Jersey

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LEGISLATIVE 

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Baby Bond Account Program

Last Updated

11.5.2020

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Banning and criminalizing police use of chokeholds

Last Updated

6.18.2020

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Creating municipal civilian complaint review boards

Last Updated

6.21.2021

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The "New Jersey Youth Justice Transformation Act"

Last Updated

1.14.2020

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Assists inmates released from incarceration in obtaining necessary reentry benefits.

Last Updated

4.13.2020

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Education Task Force to Examine School Discipline Practices

Including Racial Disparities and Effectiveness

Last Updated

1.29.2021

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Requiring access to law enforcement disciplinary records as

government records

Last Updated

5.6.2021

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Requiring an online portal to report police misconduct

Last Updated

7.23.2020

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Requires Implicit Bias training for Physicians

Last Updated

6.8.2020

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Reparations Taskforce

Last Updated

1.14.2020

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All kids' healthcare

Last Updated

7.6.2020

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New Jersey Youth Transformation Act

Last Updated

1.14.2020

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Abolish making an arrest or preventing an escape as

justification for the use of deadly force

Last Updated

8.10.2020

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Prioritize Black Maternal Health

Last Updated

1.14.2020

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Same-Day Voter Registration

Last Updated

8.24.2020

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Eliminating driver's license suspension for failure to pay parking tickets; requires registration suspension for more than five parking tickets.

Last Updated

9.17.2020

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Establishes requirements for use of deadly force

Last Updated

6.1.2021

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Establishes New Jersey Reparations Task Force

Last Updated

1.14.2020

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Authorizes creation of local civilian review boards to review police operations and conduct; appropriates $800,000

Last Updated

6.21.2021

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Establishes crime of law enforcement officer choking another person, designated as George Floyd's Law

Last Updated

6.25.2020

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Requires access to law enforcement disciplinary records as government records; requires such records to be retained for certain period of time

Last Updated

1.27.2021

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Amends Constitution to prohibit slavery or voluntary servitude

Last Updated

3.17.2021

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Establishes  certain restrictions on qualified immunity defense for public employees

Last Updated

8.25.2020

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Concerns body worn cameras for law enforcement officers

Last Updated

5.17.2021

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Establishes standards for expiration of rental housing affordability

Last Updated

12.17.2020

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Prohibits use of education, occupation and credit score as rating factors in automobile insurance underwriting.

Last Updated

1.29.2021

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Amends State Constitution to prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude

Last Updated

3.17.2021

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Revises eligibility for convicted drug offenders to receive general assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program

Last Updated

9.17.2020

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Establishes law enforcement procedures for responding to immigration detainer and certain requests issued by federal immigration authorities. 

Last Updated

8.10.2020

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Concern's accomplice liability of law enforcement officers who fail to de-escalate and intervene when another officer commits offense. 

Last Updated

8.24.2020

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Provides for student recipients of educational opportunity funds to be exempt from 20 hour weekly work requirement ordinarily required for student SNAP participation. 

Last Updated

10.6.2022

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Establishes Division of Violence Intervention and Victim Assistance in Department of Law and Public Safety; appropriates $5.5 million.

Last Updated

3.23.23

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Provides developer tax credits, and down payment assistance, for benefit of certain first-time homebuyers; addresses municipal affordable housing obligation; appropriates $25 million.

Last Updated

6.1.23

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Clarifies that law enforcement officers who knowingly choke another person engages in the use of deadly force. 

Last Updated

8.10.2020

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Provides mortgage payment relief, consumer reporting protection, and eviction protection

Last Updated

10.29.2020

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Urges U.S. Department of Treasury to place Harriet Tubman on $20 bill without delay

Last Updated

7.20.2020

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Establishes requirements for certain police vehicles.

Last Updated

8.10.2020

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Establishes John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New Jersey

Last Updated

9.22.2022

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Concerns discriminatory appraisals of property on basis of race, creed, color, national origin, or certain other characteristics. 

Last Updated

11.21.22

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Prohibits VCCO from denying award of compensation to victims with certain outstanding warrants and charges.

Last Updated

3.23.23

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Clarifies that law enforcement officers who knowingly choke another person engages in the use of deadly force. 

Last Updated

6.25.2020

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Requires each county to establish inmate reentry services committee

Last Updated

9.17.2020

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Allows for immediate transport of person by local law enforcement officers under certain circumstances

Last Updated

9.17.2020

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Requires AG to establish law enforcement officer use of force data collection reporting and collection reporting and collection system. 

Last Updated

9.17.2020

Eliminates past conviction of indictable offenses as disqualifier for jury service

Last Updated

9.22.2022

Establishes "Resiliency and Environmental System Investment Charge Program

Last Updated

11.3.2022

Establishes presumption that VCCO will order payment to victims of crime; establishes five-year time limit to file claim.

Last Updated

2.16.23

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Establishes certain data reporting requirements for prescription drug supply chain; requires Division of Consumer Affairs to issue annual report on emerging trends in prescription drug pricing; appropriates $900,000.

Last Updated

5.11.23

Legislation to

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Makes various revisions to requirements for obtaining a firearm purchaser identification card, permit to purchase a handgun, and permit to carry a handgun; codifies sensitive places in which firearms and destructive devices are prohibited.

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Revises various provisions of law governing construction of school facilities projects and operations of New Jersey Schools Development Authority.

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Enhances penalties for possession, distribution, and manufacture of certain amounts of fentanyl.

Bills

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Appropriates $2 million to CRDA to support costs associated with hosting NAACP National Convention in Atlantic City

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Requires Civil Service Commission to undertake various initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity within law enforcement agencies.

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Designates January of each year as "Muslim Heritage Month" in New Jersey.

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A2839/S1614

Requires  health insurance carriers to provide coverage for epinephrine auto-injector devices and asthma inhalers; limits cost sharing for health insurance coverage of insulin

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A5415/S3780

Provides down pament assistance for benefit of certain first time homebuyers; establishes Resilient Home Construction Pilot Program

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S4250

Establishes Community Crisis Response Advisory Council and community crisis response teams pilot program; designates "Seabrooks-Washington Community-Led Crisis Response Act;" appropriates $12 million.*

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Limits police presence at polling places and ballot drop boxes; prohibits electioneering within 100 feet of ballot drop box.

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Establishes oversight database to aid in civil service hiring process for law enforcement officers; requires Statewide diversity analysis of law enforcement.

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Establishes certain data reporting requirements for prescription drug supply chain; establishes Drug Affordability Council

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A5596/S3391

Establishes Urban Preservation Program in HMFA; requires federal funds to be made available to HMFA to support affordable housing rehabilitation and reconstruction

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Establishes "New Jersey Maternal and Infant Health Innovation Center Act,' and appropriates $23,220,000.

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S50/A4

Reforms municipal responsibilities concerning provision of affordable housing; abolishes COAH; appropriates $16 million.

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Creates two-year "Restorative and Transformation Justice for youths and Communities Pilot Program" in Juvenile Justice Commission. 

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Provides certain protections and rights for temporary laborers.

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A536/S1616

Establishes new transparency standards for pharmacy benefits manager business practices. 

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A5595/S4026

Expands certain State programmatic interventions related to residential foreclosures

Eliminates fees, liens, and warrants issued for Public Defender services

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