TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed the following bills into law
AJR-149 (Schepisi, Jasey, Johnson/Pou, T. Kean) – Designates September of each year as “Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month” in New Jersey.
AJR-164 (Benson, Zwicker, Lampitt/Diegnan, T. Kean) – Establishes "New Jersey Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Task Force."
A-591 (Moriarty, Reynolds-Jackson, Jimenez/Pou, Cruz-Perez) – Prohibits discrimination against cash-paying consumers.
A-1400 (A.M. Bucco, Caputo, DeCroce, Johnson/A.R. Bucco, Gopal) – Revises law governing Class Three special law enforcement officer.
A-4073 (Holley, Carter, Kennedy, Quijano/Scutari, Cryan) – Designates portion of State Highway Route 27 in Union County as "Jerry Green Memorial Highway."
A-4177 (Pintor Marin, Mukherji, Downey/Singleton, Ruiz) – Allows county homelessness trust funds to be used for code blue emergency shelter services.
A-4701 (Spearman, Chiaravalloti, Mukherji, Quijano/Ruiz, Cunningham) – Requires DHS to establish electronic portal to promote surplus food donation collaboration among nonprofit organizations, gleaners, and food retailers.
A-4734 (Land, Taliaferro, Mukherji/Beach, C.A. Brown) – Appropriates $1,190,349 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to NJ Historic Trust for historic site management grants to certain historic preservation projects and associated administrative expenses.
S-121 (Weinberg, Gill/McKeon, Bramnick, Vainieri Huttle) – Bars provisions in employment contracts that waive rights or remedies; bars agreements that conceal details relating to discrimination claims.
S-641 (Beach, Bateman/Munoz, Thomson, Lampitt) – Upgrades penalty for failing to report act of sexual abuse against child.
S-746 (Diegnan, Cruz-Perez/Vainieri Huttle, Pinkin, Chiaravalloti) – Permits certain audiologists to dispense and fit hearing aids.
S-1073 (Smith, Bateman, Codey, Greenstein/McKeon, Pinkin, Tucker) – Authorizes municipalities, counties, and certain authorities to establish stormwater utilities.
S-1773 (Diegnan, Gopal/Calabrese, Chiaravalloti, Tully) – Requires display of identifying information on rear of school bus so public may report bus driver misconduct.
S-2454 (Madden/Murphy, Houghtaling, Downey) – Concerns prevailing wage requirements for certain fabrication.
S-2712 (Ruiz, Madden/Lampitt, Murphy) – Mandates certain training for DOE arbitrators.
S-2714 (Ruiz, Madden/Lampitt, Armato, Murphy) – Requires school districts to notify State Board of Examiners when teaching staff member fails to report child abuse for determination of revocation or suspension of certificate.
S-2715 (Madden, Ruiz/Lampitt, Reynolds-Jackson) – Requires Attorney General to develop protocol for retaining footage from school surveillance system.
S-2773 (Pou/Greenwald, Lopez, Vainieri Huttle) – Clarifies definition of health care service firms and homemaker-home health aides.
S-2922 (Vitale, O'Scanlon/Vainieri Huttle, DiMaso) – Revises standard for presence of medical examiner during removal of anatomical gift from decedent.
Governor Murphy also announced that he has conditionally vetoed the following bills:
A-4904 (Mukherji, Quijano, Mazzeo/Cryan, Sweeney) – Concerns property taxes due and owing on real property owned by certain federal employees or contractors under certain circumstances.
Copy of Statement on A-4904
S-2129 (Cruz-Perez, Turner/Wimberly, Armato, Lopez, Mazzeo) – Directs certain unclaimed electric and gas utility deposits in Unclaimed Utility Deposits Trust Fund and societal charge revenues be paid to Statewide nonprofit energy assistance organizations meeting certain eligibility criteria.