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Latest Action on Coronavirus Bill Package

March 26, 2020

Official New Jersey COVID-19 website: covid19.nj.gov/

 

S2304 (Sweeney / Scutari) – Concerns family leave and disability benefits during epidemic-related emergencies.  

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/S2500/2304_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.17

 

A3901 (Chiaravalloti / Kennedy / Speight) - Permits professional and occupational licensing boards to reactivate licensure of certain individuals during state if emergency or public health emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3901_I1.PDF

Bill approved by the Assembly on 3/25/20, now awaiting Senate action.

 

A3902 (Wimberly / Coughlin / Armato) - Permits extension of certain deadlines applicable to local government units under emergency circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3902_I1.PDF 

Bill approved by the Assembly on 3/25/20, now awaiting Senate action.

 

A3903 (Downey / Houghtaling / Swain) - Authorizes notaries public to perform certain notarial acts remotely during certain public health and State of emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3903_I1.PDF

Bill approved by the Assembly on 3/25/20, now awaiting Senate action.

 

A3904 (Burzichelli / Schepisi / Lampitt) - Permits use of virtual or remote instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year requirement under certain circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3904_I1.PDF

Bill approved by the Assembly on 3/25/20, now awaiting Senate action.

 

A1104 (Murphy / McKnight / Vainieri Huttle / Ruiz / Beach) - "Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act"; requires certain school meal information be provided to students' parents; establishes protocols for identifying eligible students for meal programs; prohibits stigmatizing student with bill in arrears.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A1500/1104_R1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3095 (Mazzeo / Beach / Turner) - Provides county clerks with additional week to mail ballots for 2020 primary election; requires ballot position draw to occur one day early if statutory date falls on holiday. 

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A3500/3095_R1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.5

  

A3813 (Burzichelli / Schepisi / Lampitt / Cardinale / Beach) - Permits use of virtual or remote instruction to meet minimum 180-day school year requirement under certain circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3813_R1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3840 (Lampitt / Quijano / Ruiz / Cunningham) - Requires school districts to provide school meals or meal vouchers to students eligible for free and reduced-price school meals during school closures due to COVID-19 epidemic.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3840_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.6

 

A3841 (Pintor Marin / Bramnick / Chiaravalloti / Diegnan / Sarlo) - Automatically extends the time to file gross income tax or corporation business tax return if the federal government extends filing or payment due date for federal returns.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3841_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3842 (Greenwald / Taliaferro / Quijano / Ruiz / Kean) - Establishes Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools Grant Program in DOE to provide and expand access to technology and equipment for students in certain school districts.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3842_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3843 (McKeon / Bramnick / Chaparro / Vitale / Lagana) - Requires health insurance and Medicaid coverage for testing of coronavirus disease 2019 and for telemedicine and telehealth during coronavirus disease 2019 state of emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3843_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.7

 

A3845 (Freiman / Greenwald / Dancer / Stack) - Authorizes EDA to make grants during periods of emergency declared by Governor and for the duration of economic disruptions due to emergency; allows EDA to grant certain business documentation submission deadline extensions.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3845_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.8

 

A3846 (Sumter / Chaparro / Quijano / Madden / Lagana) - Creates "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 a licensed healthcare practitioner; appropriates $20,000,000.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3846_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3848 (Lopez / Munoz / Downey / Weinberg) - Concerns time off from work in connection with infectious disease.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3848_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.9

 

A3849 (Johnson / Moen / Timberlake / Bucco) - Modifies deadline by which public agency is required to respond to request for government record during period of emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3849_I1.PDF 

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.10

 

A3850 (Murphy / DeCroce / Moen / Beach / Bucco) - Allows public bodies to conduct meetings, and provide notice, by electronic means during periods of emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3850_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.11

 

A3851 (Schaer / Scharfenberger / Reynolds-Jackson / Bucco / Gopal) - Permits extension of deadlines for adoption of county and municipal budgets under certain circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3851_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.12

 

A3852 (Coughlin / Bramnick / Sweeney / Kean) - Allows conduct of State business and legislative sessions at locations other than Trenton during periods of emergency or other exigency; allows conduct of legislative business using electronic means.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3852_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.2

 

A3854 (Conaway / Munoz / Benson / Vitale / Gill) - Authorizes all licensed health care facilities and laboratories to collect specimens to test for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); allows waiver of staffing ratio requirements.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3854_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.13

 

A3855 (Mosquera / Stanfield / Vainieri Huttle / Kean / Codey) - Requires food access information be displayed on websites of 2-1-1 system and executive branch departments during public health emergencies to the extent practicable.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3855_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.14

 

A3856 (Downey / Wimberly / Gopal) - Makes FY 2020 supplemental appropriation of $10 million for healthcare and residential facility sanitation due to coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3856_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3857 (Coughlin / Quijano / Speight / Cryan) - Makes FY 2020 supplemental appropriations of $15 million for grants to food banks.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3857_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3858 (Mukherji / Spearman / Zwicker / Greenstein / Vitale) - Requires Commissioner of Human Services to issue supplemental cash assistance payments to Work First New Jersey recipients under certain circumstances; makes appropriation.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3858_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3859 (McKnight / Schepisi / Wimberly / Cryan) - Concerns prohibition of residential tenant eviction and eviction due to residential foreclosure during certain emergency circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3859_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.1

 

A3860 (Pinkin / DeCroce / Benson / Vitale) - Establishes certain requirements to use telemedicine and telehealth to respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3860_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.3

 

A3861 (Karabinchak / Johnson / Greenwald / Diegnan) - Permits corporations to hold shareholders' meetings in part or solely by means of remote communication during state of emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3861_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.15

 

A3862 (Giblin / Armato / Houghtaling / Pou / Kean) - Permits professional and occupational licensing boards to expedite licensure of certain individuals during state of emergency or public health emergency.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3862_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.4

 

A3864 (Downey / Houghtaling / Swain / Greenstein) - Authorizes notaries public to perform certain notarial acts remotely.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3864_I1.PDF

Bill is on the Governor’s desk awaiting signature.

 

A3865 (Chaparro / Reynolds-Jackson / Verrelli / Addiego) - Limits return of items purchased from retail food stores under certain circumstances.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A4000/3865_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, c.16

 

ACR165 (Mejia / Mazzeo / Lopez / Vitale) - Urges DHS to apply for federal waivers to facilitate and increase access to SNAP benefits during coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/ACR/165_I1.PDF

Filed with the Secretary of State

 

AJR158 (DeAngelo / DePhillips) - Urges FCC to take temporary measures to secure broadband access for those affected by COVID-19.

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/AJR/158_I1.PDF

Bill signed by the Governor, P.L. 2020, JR-1

 

 

 

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