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A1250 none
SPONSORS:
Prieto (D32)SUMMARY:
Provides certified municipal fire inspectors and fire officials having more than four consecutive years service with tenure in office.RELATED:
2012:A2243; 2010:A1579; 2010:A1580; 2010:S1230; 2008:A924; 2008:A925; 2008:S1210; 2008:S3058; 2006:A604; 2006:A2204; 2006:A2363; 2006:S233; 2004:A1223; 2004:A2316; 2004:S1066; 2002:A1047; 2002:A3438; 2002:S1573; 2000:A3198; 2000:A3623HISTORY:
01/16/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee. 02/12/2015 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

A4122none
SPONSORS:
Wisniewski (D19); Moriarty (D4)SUMMARY:
Establishes pilot program to allow certain counties and municipalities to use single firm for design and inspection services on certain transportation projects.RELATED:
n/aHISTORY:
02/05/2015 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. 02/12/2015 – Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1518
SPONSORS:
Turner (D15)SUMMARY:
Requires cost analysis in certain cases when State department contracts out work.RELATED:
2016:S1736; 2014:S1937; 2012:S1488; 2010:A2687; 2010:S1309; 2008:A3031; 2008:S873; 2006:S1345; 2004:S767; 2002:A1334; 2002:S994; 2000:A1298; 2000:S998; 1998:A186; 1998:S569; 1998:S904; 1996:A1614; 1996:S694; 1994:A3175; 1994:S2224HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.POSITION:
AmendPRIORITY:
FLAG

A4332 Aca (1R)SPONSORS:
Pintor Marin (D29); Wimberly (D35); Singleton (D7)SUMMARY:
Permits municipal redevelopers to receive tax credits under Economic Redevelopment and Growth Grant program for certain mixed use parking projects.RELATED:
2014:S2458HISTORY:
03/23/2015 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development. 06/15/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. 06/22/2015 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S2458 ScaScaAca (3R)SPONSORS:
Pou (D35); Sweeney (D3) +2SUMMARY:
Permits municipal redevelopers to receive tax credits under Economic Redevelopment and Growth Grant program for certain mixed use parking projects.RELATED:
2014:A4332HISTORY:
10/09/2014 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee. 01/29/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. 03/09/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. 03/16/2015 – Passed in Senate 34-3. 03/19/2015 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development. 06/15/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. 06/22/2015 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1522
SPONSORS:
Turner (D15)
SUMMARY:
Requires bidder on State contract to be evaluated on report of its gender-based pay equity and job equality standards for its employees.RELATED:
2018:A1868; 2016:A883; 2016:S2101; 2014:A4675HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1517 none
SPONSORS:
Turner (D15)SUMMARY:
Requires State agencies to submit notice of request for proposals or other documents pertinent to privatization contracts to certain State employees.
RELATED:
2016:S1508; 2014:S1876; 2012:S1496; 2010:S1453; 2008:S1637; 2006:S1557; 2004:S744; 2002:S989; 2000:A278; 2000:S898; 1998:A306; 1998:S568; 1996:A570; 1994:A3022HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1530 none
SPONSORS:
Gill (D34)
SUMMARY:
Clarifies that owners of self-driving motor vehicles must comply with existing insurance requirements.
RELATED:
2018:A1859; 2016:A4504; 2016:S2895HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1545
SPONSORS:
Turner (D15)
SUMMARY:
Provides awarding of contracts for professional services by State, county, municipal, and school district through competitive contracting process.
RELATED:
2016:A2629; 2016:S641; 2014:A2115; 2014:S1586; 2012:A3634; 2012:S1517; 2010:S1311; 2008:S484; 2006:A526; 2006:S754; 2004:A2885; 2004:S2532HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.POSITION:
OpposePRIORITY:
FLAG

S1599
SPONSORS:
Beach (D6); Oroho (R24) +1
SUMMARY:
Authorizes local units of government subject to “Local Public Contracts Law” and “Public School Contracts Law” to use electronic procurement technologies.
RELATED:
2018:A3112; 2016:A2220; 2016:S1729; 2014:A2399; 2014:S3276; 2012:A3770HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1631
SPONSORS:
Diegnan (D18)
SUMMARY:
Requires DOE to review Core Curriculum Content Standards to ensure they incorporate standards regarding engineering where appropriate.
RELATED:
2016:A2985; 2016:S2248; 2014:A1468; 2014:S2513; 2012:A3954HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1743
SPONSORS:
Weinberg (D37)
SUMMARY:
Establishes procedures and standards regarding public services privatization contracts.
RELATED:
2016:A2300; 2016:S798; 2014:A2873; 2014:S770; 2012:A998; 2012:S968; 2010:A3407; 2010:S2323HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1747
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Codifies Lyme disease reporting requirements.
RELATED:
2016:S1348; 2014:S1087; 2012:S1638; 2010:S1090; 2008:S1924; 2006:S2507HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1752
SPONSORS:
Beach (D6)
SUMMARY:
Invalidates consumer contracts which require a waiver of right to file a consumer complaint.
RELATED:
2018:A2476; 2016:A215; 2016:S1920; 2014:A2691; 2012:A2205; 2012:S943; 2010:A2051; 2010:S1630; 2008:A2465; 2008:S914; 2006:A3103HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1788
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Establishes public-private partnership for certain transportation projects; requires 10% of public-private partnership projects to be set aside for small businesses.
RELATED:
2016:S1439; 2014:S1657; 2012:S510HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S1791
SPONSORS:
Weinberg (D37)
SUMMARY:
Requires employers to disclose certain wage information to employees.
RELATED:
2016:A4245; 2016:S2747HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

S1832
SPONSORS:
Ruiz (D29)
SUMMARY:
Establishes a loan redemption program for public school teachers who meet certain academic requirements and teach Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subjects or special education.
RELATED:
2018:A211; 2016:A2192; 2016:S1460; 2014:A968; 2014:S1688; 2012:A4451HISTORY:
02/05/2018 – Proposed for introduction.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

A3666
SPONSORS:
DeAngelo (D14)
SUMMARY:
Requires certain workers subject to prevailing wage requirements to be enrolled in, or have completed, registered apprenticeship.
RELATED:
2018:S1889; 2016:A2863; 2016:S2173
HISTORY:
03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.POSITION:
Monitor

A3691
SPONSORS:
Houghtaling (D11)
SUMMARY:
Imposes prevailing wage for public work on properties receiving tax abatements or exemptions.
RELATED:
2018:S867; 2016:A330; 2016:A3435; 2016:S1162; 2014:A4752; 2014:S3154
HISTORY:
03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S876
SPONSORS:
Sweeney (D3); Oroho (R24)
SUMMARY:
Revises process for development and administration of Transportation Trust Fund projects and capital program oversight; establishes transportation research center.
RELATED:
2018:A2607; 2016:A5308; 2016:S3501
HISTORY:
01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.
03/12/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/13/2018 – Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S2294
SPONSORS:
Madden (D4)
SUMMARY:
Requires DEP to establish certification program for septic system inspectors.
RELATED:
2016:S142; 2014:S463; 2012:S574; 2010:S1266; 2008:S666; 2006:S783
HISTORY:
03/13/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

S2309
SPONSORS:
Smith (D17)
SUMMARY:
Requires Site Improvement Advisory Board to offer recommendations to encourage sustainable development.
RELATED:
2018:A2923; 2016:A2833; 2016:S763; 2014:A2518; 2014:S1482; 2012:A2857; 2010:A2822; 2008:A2378; 2008:A3241; 2008:S286; 2008:S714; 2006:S714; 2006:S2820; 2004:A265; 2004:A2081; 2004:S100; 2002:A2184; 2002:S645; 2000:A3244; 2000:S2114
HISTORY:
03/13/2018 – Proposed for introduction.POSITION:
MonitorPRIORITY:
FLAG

A3354 Aca (1R)
SPONSORS:
DeAngelo (D14); Benson (D14); Wimberly (D35)
SUMMARY:
Removes certain requirements for professional engineers to take examination to operate water supply and wastewater treatment systems.
RELATED:
2018:S738; 2016:A2962; 2016:S2257; 2014:A1799; 2012:A3639
HISTORY:
02/12/2018 Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
03/22/2018 Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A3549
SPONSORS:
Pintor Marin (D29); Mukherji (D33); Gusciora (D15) +4
SUMMARY:
Extends duration of urban enterprise zones for 10 years; specifies permissible use of funds.
RELATED:
2018:A1320; 2018:S846; 2016:A2576; 2016:S1080; 2014:A4120; 2014:S2737
HISTORY:
03/05/2018 Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development. Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
03/22/2018 Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
SCHEDULED:
03/26/2018 Assembly, 11:00a Caucus; 1:00p Voting Session.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A3745
SPONSORS:
Wirths (R24)
SUMMARY:
Prohibits person from contracting for public work if person is barred from receiving federal contract.
RELATED:
2018:S2469
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor

A3749
SPONSORS:
Kean, S (R30); Thomson (R30) +7
SUMMARY:
Designates portion of Interstate Highway Route 195 in Township of Howell as “State Trooper Marc K. Castellano Memorial Highway.”
RELATED:
2018:S470; 2016:A5247; 2016:S3584
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S347
SPONSORS:
Cruz-Perez (D5); Cunningham (D31) +2
SUMMARY:
Concerns outreach and training for minorities and women in the construction industry.
RELATED:
2018:A2408; 2016:A1855; 2016:S3123; 2014:A1389; 2012:A2141; 2010:A3018; 2010:S2137
HISTORY:
01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
03/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
03/26/2018 – Passed in Senate 35-0.
04/05/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
POSITION:
Amend

S865
SPONSORS:
Sweeney (D3); Oroho (R24) +2
SUMMARY:
Permits public-private partnership agreements for certain building and highway infrastructure projects; provides for EDA oversight.
RELATED:
2018:A1299; 2016:A1753; 2016:S891; 2014:A3859; 2014:S2489
HISTORY:
01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
04/05/2018 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2337
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Clarifies law authorizing application of reciprocal limitations against businesses from states that give in-state preference in awarding public contracts.
RELATED:
2016:A1601; 2016:S1783; 2014:A2465; 2014:S1606; 2012:A4015; 2012:S2654
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor

S2349
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Enhances consideration of fire safety issues during review of development applications.
RELATED:
2016:A1922; 2016:S1500; 2014:A4875; 2014:S3318
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2351
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Establishes the “New Jersey Electronic Plan Review System.”
RELATED:
2018:A3543; 2016:A5085; 2016:S1445; 2014:S3053
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2352
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Requires Attorney General provide active supervision of certain occupational and professional licensing boards.
RELATED:
2018:A3358; 2016:A4459; 2016:S2891
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2364
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
Prohibits residential development fees on reconstruction after natural disasters.
RELATED:
2018:A2983; 2016:A3072; 2016:S1342; 2014:A412; 2014:S1002; 2012:A2761; 2012:S1897
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor

S2365
SPONSORS:
Bucco (R25)
SUMMARY:
The “New Jersey Bleacher Safety Act.”
RELATED:
2016:S1340; 2014:S1611; 2012:S1341; 2010:S1225; 2008:S1204; 2006:A1306; 2006:S2056; 2004:A529; 2004:S56; 2002:A3888; 2002:S2675
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2372
SPONSORS:
Gordon (D38)
SUMMARY:
Clarifies that public construction and public works contracts may be made through cooperative purchasing agreements.
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor

S2469
SPONSORS:
Singleton (D7); Oroho (R24)
SUMMARY:
Prohibits person from contracting for public work if person is barred from receiving federal contract.
RELATED:
2018:A3745
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Proposed for introduction.
POSITION:
Monitor

A1531 Aca (1R)
SPONSORS:
Zwicker (D16); Lopez (D19); Mukherji (D33)
SUMMARY:
Revises law concerning reciprocity for out-of-State professional and occupational licenses.
RELATED:
2018:S522; 2016:A5255; 2016:S3628
HISTORY:
01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
05/07/2018 – Transferred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A3934
SPONSORS:
DeAngelo (D14)
SUMMARY:
Concerns registration of contractors and sets criteria for responsible bidders in public work.
RELATED:
2016:A307; 2014:A2388; 2014:S2253; 2012:A3359; 2012:S2604
HISTORY:
05/07/2018 – Proposed for introduction.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S345
SPONSORS:
Cruz-Perez (D5); Singleton (D7) +1
SUMMARY:
Requires employers within construction industry to notify employees of certain rights.
RELATED:
2018:A2379; 2016:A4353; 2016:S2901
HISTORY:
01/09/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
03/05/2018 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
04/12/2018 – Passed in Senate 36-0.
05/07/2018 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A2187
SPONSORS:
Greenwald (D6); Lampitt (D6); Mosquera (D4) +5
SUMMARY:
Jake’s Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inclusive playgrounds as a priority for State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
RELATED:
2018:S2138; 2016:A3612; 2016:S2118
HISTORY:
02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/15/2018 – Passed in Assembly 71-0-0.
02/22/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
05/31/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A3354 AcaAca (2R)
SPONSORS:
DeAngelo (D14); Benson (D14); Wimberly (D35) +5
SUMMARY:
Revises certain licensure requirements to operate water supply and wastewater treatment systems.
RELATED:
2018:S738; 2016:A2962; 2016:S2257; 2014:A1799; 2012:A3639
HISTORY:
02/12/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.
03/22/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/17/2018 – Recommitted to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/24/2018 – Passed in Assembly 74-0-0.
05/31/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A3749 Aca (1R)
SPONSORS:
Kean, S (R30); Thomson (R30) +10
SUMMARY:
Designates portion of Interstate Highway Route 195 in Township of Howell as “State Trooper Marc K. Castellano Memorial Highway.”
RELATED:
2018:S470; 2016:A5247; 2016:S3584
HISTORY:
04/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
05/10/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/24/2018 – Passed in Assembly 73-0-0.
05/31/2018 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2138
SPONSORS:
Beach (D6)
SUMMARY:
Jake’s Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inclusive playgrounds as a priority for State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
RELATED:
2018:A2187; 2016:A3612; 2016:S2118
HISTORY:
03/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
05/31/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2614
SPONSORS:
Lagana (D38)
SUMMARY:
Establishes NJ STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Program in DOLWD.
RELATED:
2018:A2080; 2016:A614; 2016:S176; 2014:A4241; 2014:S2723
HISTORY:
05/31/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.
POSITION:
Monitor

S2636
SPONSORS:
Lagana (D38)
SUMMARY:
Allows county to establish construction code office with authority to issue construction permit for county-owned buildings and structures and enter shared service agreement with municipality for broader code enforcement responsibilities.
RELATED:
2018:A3731
HISTORY:
05/31/2018 – Proposed for introduction.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

A2187 Sca (1R)
SPONSORS:
Greenwald (D6); Lampitt (D6); Mosquera (D4) +5
SUMMARY:
Jake’s Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inclusive playgrounds as a priority for State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
RELATED:
2018:S2138; 2016:A3612; 2016:S2118
HISTORY:
02/01/2018 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/15/2018 – Passed in Assembly 71-0-0.
02/22/2018 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
05/31/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
06/14/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

S2138 Scs (SCS)
SPONSORS:
Beach (D6); Cruz-Perez (D5)
SUMMARY:
Jake’s Law; Incentivizes counties to design and construct completely inclusive playgrounds as a priority for State funding for recreational and conservation purposes.
RELATED:
2018:A2187; 2016:A3612; 2016:S2118
HISTORY:
03/05/2018 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
05/31/2018 – Transferred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
06/14/2018 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate.
POSITION:
Monitor
PRIORITY:
FLAG

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