Bill Tracker updated 2/26/2020

New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association

Tracking list as of 2/26/2020

 

Bill:

A110

Sponsors:

DePhillips (R40)

Summary:

Exempts volunteer fire companies from paying annual charitable registration fee.

Subjects:

Charities And Non Profit Organizations; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A4512; 2018:S3027

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A125

Sponsors:

Space (R24); Wirths (R24)

Summary:

Expands scope of review of Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission.

Subjects:

Commissions; Health; Pensions; Public Employees-Benefits

Related:

2018:A149; 2016:A115; 2014:A145; 2012:A2446; 2010:A193; 2010:S351; 2008:A3888; 2008:S2682

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A141

Sponsors:

Space (R24); Tucker (D28) +1

Summary:

Provides for retained eligibility for members of NJ National Guard or reserve component called to active federal military service who met fire department maximum age requirement at closing date of civil service examination.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Public Safety-Firefighters; Veterans And Military

Related:

2018:A3590; 2016:A4978

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A147

Sponsors:

Space (R24); Johnson (D37) +4

Summary:

Allows members of Junior Firefighter's Auxiliaries to perform certain fire support duties.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A4037; 2018:S2650

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A149

Sponsors:

Space (R24)

Summary:

Establishes "New Jersey Fire and EMS Crisis Intervention Services" telephone hotline.

Subjects:

Communications-Telephone; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A4347; 2018:S378; 2016:S140; 2014:S458; 2012:S565; 2010:A1572; 2010:S787; 2008:A917; 2008:S1772; 2006:A1424; 2006:S1358; 2004:A3169; 2004:S1832

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A204

Sponsors:

Tucker (D28); Caputo (D28); Holley (D20) +2

Summary:

Broadens municipal arson investigators' powers.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Local Officers And Employees

Related:

2018:A1250; 2016:A141; 2014:A379; 2014:S439; 2012:A1374; 2012:S883; 2010:A4038

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A236

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14); Pinkin (D18)

Summary:

Requires State to offer surplus State Police vehicles to certain volunteer fire and emergency service organizations.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A117; 2016:A2525; 2016:S1656; 2014:A2689; 2014:S1613; 2012:A1881; 2012:S921; 2010:A839; 2010:S1597; 2008:A1801; 2008:S1155; 2006:A1035; 2004:A2755

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A240

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14); Holley (D20); Rooney (R40) +1

Summary:

Establishes certain requirements for 9-1-1 public safety answering points and public safety dispatch points.

Subjects:

Communications; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A122; 2018:S1173; 2016:A2533; 2016:S1245; 2014:A4159; 2014:S2985

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A245

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14); Pintor Marin (D29)

Summary:

Provides PFRS member in federal or State military service who is injured or killed with disability or death benefits.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Veterans And Military

Related:

2018:A127; 2016:A4203; 2016:S2602; 2014:A1352; 2014:S1800; 2012:A2404; 2012:S1292; 2010:A1222; 2010:S1688; 2008:A1294; 2008:S1750; 2006:A970; 2006:S1201; 2004:A635; 2004:S621; 2002:A3345; 2002:S2478

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A250

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14); Quijano (D20); Mukherji (D33) +5

Summary:

Establishes fire safety standards and protocols for certain light frame residential construction; requires placards identifying primary structural systems of buildings.

Subjects:

Housing; Housing-Construction Codes

Related:

2020:S1448; 2018:A135; 2018:S1261; 2016:A5196; 2016:S3490

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A253

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14)

Summary:

Prohibits businesses that outsource jobs overseas from receiving State contracts or grants; prohibits investment of State funds in such businesses.

Subjects:

International Affairs; Labor; Public Contracts-State

Related:

2018:A2460; 2016:A216; 2014:A2695; 2012:A697; 2010:A998; 2010:S2592; 2008:A3516

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A259

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14)

Summary:

Provides civil service preference to military service members who did not serve in theater of operation but received campaign or expedition medal.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Veterans And Military

Related:

2018:A2556; 2018:S1956; 2016:A221; 2016:S1583; 2014:A3848; 2014:S2475

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A306 Aca (1R)

Sponsors:

Danielsen (D17); Mazzeo (D2); Pintor Marin (D29) +5

Summary:

Immunizes from civil liability first responders who forcibly enter property to provide emergency assistance.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2020:S1648; 2018:A594; 2018:S3658; 2016:A230; 2016:S91; 2014:A2706; 2014:S174; 2012:A2099; 2012:S1416

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.
02/13/2020 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.

 

 

Bill:

A307

Sponsors:

Danielsen (D17); Johnson (D37)

Summary:

Designated Kevin Apuzzio's Law; allows municipalities to provide increased survivor pensions for certain volunteer emergency workers and requires municipalities to provide health and life insurance coverage to volunteer firefighters.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Insurance; Insurance-Health Insurance; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A595; 2016:A2701; 2014:A1668; 2012:A2378; 2010:A979; 2008:A1893; 2008:A3590; 2006:A3610

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A311

Sponsors:

Danielsen (D17)

Summary:

Exempts experienced firefighters from certain requirements.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A599; 2016:A3217

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A373

Sponsors:

Kean, S (R30)

Summary:

Allows consideration of purchased PERS credit for federal service abroad in Central Intelligence Agency to qualify for employer-provided health care benefits in retirement.

Subjects:

Insurance-Health Insurance; Public Employees-Benefits

Related:

2018:A5442; 2016:A3890

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A396

Sponsors:

Thomson (R30); Kean, S (R30); DeCroce (R26) +1

Summary:

Extends certain civil service and tuition benefits to family members of servicemembers who died while in service.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Education-Finance; Veterans And Military

Related:

2018:A4146; 2018:A4469; 2018:S4044

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A402

Sponsors:

Thomson (R30)

Summary:

Requires PFRS to attain and maintain target funded ratio prior to enhancement of member benefits.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters

Related:

2018:A4468

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A433

Sponsors:

McGuckin (R10); Catalano (R10)

Summary:

Requires fire suppression systems in all elementary and secondary schools 12,000 square feet or larger.

Subjects:

Education-School Facilities; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A3017; 2018:S1255; 2016:A2878; 2016:S1011; 2014:A3307; 2014:S2094

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A441

Sponsors:

McGuckin (R10); Catalano (R10)

Summary:

Makes it a crime of the second degree to interfere with 9-1-1 public safety answering points.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures

Related:

2018:A3982

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A471

Sponsors:

Catalano (R10); McGuckin (R10) +1

Summary:

Requires issuance of tourniquets to law enforcement officers; requires emergency service vehicles be equipped with tourniquets.

Subjects:

Health; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A643; 2016:A4551; 2016:S2960

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A498

Sponsors:

Webber (R26); DeAngelo (D14); DeCroce (R26)

Summary:

Requires MVC to accept emergency medical technician and paramedic certification cards as two points of documentation for purposes of MVC identification verification program.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Motor Vehicles-Regulation

Related:

2020:S1425; 2018:A311; 2018:S1335; 2016:A4478; 2016:S2934

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A513

Sponsors:

Jimenez (D32)

Summary:

Provides that civil service make-up examinations not include the same questions as the original examination.

Subjects:

Civil Service

Related:

2018:A361; 2016:A816; 2014:A420; 2012:A459; 2010:A213; 2008:A322; 2006:A1381; 2004:A1203; 2002:A3374

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A516

Sponsors:

Jimenez (D32); Rooney (R40); Timberlake (D34) +5

Summary:

Provides for reciprocity of certain out-of-State EMT certification.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Interstate Relations

Related:

2020:S1950; 2018:A364; 2016:A819; 2016:S71; 2014:A423; 2014:S117; 2012:A463; 2012:S1641; 2010:A227; 2010:S1078; 2008:A3554; 2008:S2378

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
01/27/2020 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
02/24/2020 – Passed in Assembly 78-0-0. Received in Senate and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A528

Sponsors:

Jimenez (D32); Quijano (D20); Chaparro (D33)

Summary:

Prohibits release of home addresses of certain public safety employees by governmental entities.

Subjects:

Corrections; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:S476; 2018:A379; 2018:S578; 2016:A835; 2016:S466; 2014:A3431; 2014:S2326

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A547

Sponsors:

Auth (R39)

Summary:

"Health Care Consumer's Out-of-Network Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment and Accountability Act."

Subjects:

Insurance-Health Insurance

Related:

2018:A3347; 2016:A4178; 2016:S2434

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A548

Sponsors:

Auth (R39)

Summary:

Permits certain firefighter training courses to be taken online.

Subjects:

Communications-Internet; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A3348; 2016:A4993

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A556

Sponsors:

Auth (R39)

Summary:

Permits municipalities to issue two separate property tax bills to property taxpayers; requires fire districts, school districts, and county governments to share in burden of property assessment appeal refunds.

Subjects:

Education-School Boards And Districts; Local Government-Counties; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:A3709

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A557

Sponsors:

Auth (R39)

Summary:

Establishes housing expense reimbursements for families of certain public safety officers killed in line of duty.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A3710; 2016:A4251; 2016:S2799

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A590

Sponsors:

DiMaio (R23)

Summary:

Authorizes reimbursement for EMT training from EMT Training Fund for certain volunteer firefighters.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A507; 2018:S1673; 2016:A702; 2016:S1893; 2014:A549; 2014:S645; 2012:A528; 2012:S1637; 2010:A762; 2010:S74; 2008:A2369; 2008:A3342; 2008:S1049; 2006:A4095; 2006:S2726

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A631

Sponsors:

Caputo (D28); Jasey (D27); Dancer (R12) +47

Summary:

Concerns arbitration for certain non-teaching school staff.

Subjects:

Education-Teachers And School Employees; Labor

Related:

2020:S993; 2018:A3664; 2018:S3089; 2016:A3865; 2016:S1727; 2014:S683; 2012:A3696; 2012:S2163; 2010:A818; 2008:A2209; 2008:S917; 2006:A2753; 2004:A2314; 2002:A1989; 2002:S1442; 2000:A3419; 2000:S1792

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A643

Sponsors:

Mazzeo (D2); Armato (D2)

Summary:

Concerns reimbursement for epinephrine, naloxone, and continuous positive airway pressure administered as an ambulance service.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A3213; 2016:A4596; 2016:S3003

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A648

Sponsors:

Armato (D2)

Summary:

Establishes a gross income tax credit for certain firefighter training graduates.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Personal Income Tax

Related:

2018:A3201; 2018:S1370; 2016:A778; 2016:S2191; 2014:A4147

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A676

Sponsors:

Vainieri Huttle (D37); Lopez (D19)

Summary:

Creates Code Red alert to shelter at-risk individuals during hot weather.

Subjects:

Human Services-Public Assistance; Public Safety

Related:

2018:A4566; 2018:S3121

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Human Services Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A721

Sponsors:

Johnson (D37) +1

Summary:

Clarifies that civilian public safety directors of municipal, county, and State police departments do not have police powers.

Subjects:

Local Government-Counties; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A1023; 2016:A3593

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A739

Sponsors:

Johnson (D37) +1

Summary:

Affords civil immunity to certain police officers.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A4553

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A746

Sponsors:

Johnson (D37); Kennedy (D22); Mukherji (D33) +2

Summary:

Requires certain ambulances to carry epinephrine.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A5616

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A747

Sponsors:

Johnson (D37); Karabinchak (D18)

Summary:

Restricts discharge of firefighting foams containing perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances for training or testing purposes.

Subjects:

Environment-Hazardous And Toxic Substances; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A5826

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A753

Sponsors:

Rumpf (R9); Gove (R9) +2

Summary:

Excludes certain illegal aliens from workers' compensation and temporary disability benefits.

Subjects:

Immigration; Labor-Temporary Disability; Labor-Workers Compensation

Related:

2020:S194; 2018:A940; 2018:S304; 2016:A1143; 2016:S254; 2014:A747; 2014:S191; 2012:A641; 2012:S181; 2010:A292; 2010:S109; 2008:A290; 2008:S81; 2008:S1755; 2006:A654; 2006:S1134; 2004:A920; 2004:S130; 2002:A993; 2002:S882; 2000:A706; 1998:A421; 1998:S553; 1996:A1013; 1996:S212; 1994:A2310; 1994:S1565

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A859

Sponsors:

Chiaravalloti (D31); Mukherji (D33)

Summary:

Requires Division of Fire Safety to annually distribute smoke alarms; appropriates $1 million.

Subjects:

Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A5597; 2018:S3674

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A877

Sponsors:

Giblin (D34); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Kean, S (R30) +1

Summary:

Concerns occupational safety and health for public employees of certain interstate authorities.

Subjects:

Authorities-Interstate; Public Employees

Related:

2018:A924; 2016:A1842; 2016:S699; 2014:A2833; 2014:S2214; 2012:A3737; 2012:S2389

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A921

Sponsors:

Gove (R9); Rumpf (R9)

Summary:

Clarifies that non-credit courses are eligible courses under the volunteer tuition credit program.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Higher Education; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A703; 2016:A992; 2016:S1556; 2014:A741; 2014:S1062; 2012:A2472; 2012:S1544; 2010:A2451; 2010:S1057; 2008:A4354; 2008:S3131

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A927

Sponsors:

Gove (R9); Rumpf (R9); Kean, S (R30) +1

Summary:

Allows certain volunteer firefighters, rescue and first aid squad members to claim $5,000 income tax deduction.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Personal Income Tax

Related:

2020:A3071; 2020:S1402; 2018:A709; 2018:A3529; 2018:S1458; 2018:S2651; 2016:A998; 2016:S563; 2014:A2140; 2014:S634; 2012:A664; 2012:S263; 2010:A2326; 2010:S62; 2008:A653; 2008:A2192; 2008:S2618; 2006:A1404; 2006:A2198; 2006:A2508; 2006:S1168; 2006:S1597; 2004:A465; 2004:A856; 2004:A923; 2004:S665; 2004:S1846; 2002:A244; 2002:A996; 2002:A2954; 2002:S718; 2002:S1834; 2000:A351; 2000:A711; 2000:S781; 1998:A384; 1998:A428; 1998:A2431; 1998:S608; 1996:A992; 1996:A1020; 1996:S585; 1994:A831; 1994:A2818; 1994:S2047; 1992:A620; 1992:S203; 1990:A3142; 1990:S2545

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A982

Sponsors:

Conaway (D7); Karabinchak (D18)

Summary:

Reduces 9-1-1 fee on customers' periodic telephone bills from $0.90 to $0.22.

Subjects:

Communications-Telephone

Related:

2018:A5032

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A990

Sponsors:

Conaway (D7); Murphy (D7); Vainieri Huttle (D37) +5

Summary:

Adds 9-1-1 system regionalization costs to funds appropriated from "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account."

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2020:S1745; 2018:A5434; 2018:S3730

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1021

Sponsors:

Downey (D11); Houghtaling (D11); Vainieri Huttle (D37) +1

Summary:

Requires DHS to study emergency response services for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Subjects:

Human Services-Developmental Disabilities

Related:

2018:A4916; 2018:S3435

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Human Services Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1106

Sponsors:

Murphy (D7) +1

Summary:

Requires Director of Division of Fire Safety to promulgate regulations pertaining to training and duties of Junior Firefighter Auxiliary members.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A2899; 2020:S238; 2018:A4946; 2018:S3320

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1173

Sponsors:

Zwicker (D16); Pinkin (D18); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Benson (D14); Quijano (D20) +1

Summary:

Establishes central registry of residents with special needs for use during emergencies.

Subjects:

Communications-Internet; Human Services-Disabled; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2018:A1523; 2016:A3784; 2016:S2436

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1212

Sponsors:

Chaparro (D33)

Summary:

Directs public utilities and pipeline operators to reimburse municipalities for certain emergency services.

Subjects:

Energy; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Utilities

Related:

2020:S1987; 2018:A1471; 2018:S668; 2016:A250; 2016:S1135; 2014:A1161; 2014:S1500; 2012:A4266; 2012:S2938

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1257

Sponsors:

Schaer (D36) +1

Summary:

Requires certain public venues and places of worship to submit emergency plans to law enforcement agencies for purpose of preparing for mass casualty and active shooter events.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Police; Public Safety-Weapons

Related:

2018:A5377; 2018:S3856

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1314

Sponsors:

Mosquera (D4); Murphy (D7)

Summary:

Permits certain fire police units to appoint fire police officers.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A411; 2018:S388; 2016:A1208; 2016:S2185; 2014:A3987; 2014:S2698

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1330

Sponsors:

Mosquera (D4); Murphy (D7); Calabrese (D36)

Summary:

Prohibits water companies from assessing more than one charge per fire hydrant to fire departments, fire districts, or volunteer fire companies for use of fire hydrants.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A429; 2016:A4805

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1331

Sponsors:

Mosquera (D4); Murphy (D7)

Summary:

Requires certain water companies to provide representative of fire department, fire district, or volunteer fire company access to fire hydrants for water flow rate testing purposes.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A430; 2016:A4806

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1348

Sponsors:

Benson (D14)

Summary:

Requires new one- and two-family residences to be equipped with fire extinguishers.

Subjects:

Housing; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A3111; 2016:A5283

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1493

Sponsors:

Moriarty (D4)

Summary:

Permits EMT, paramedic, or investigator for county medical examiner's office to make determination and pronouncement of death under certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Local Officers And Employees

Related:

2018:A5960

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1498

Sponsors:

Rooney (R40)

Summary:

Establishes certain exceptions for emergency personnel operating personal watercraft while providing rescue services.

Subjects:

Boats And Boat Safety; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A982; 2018:S188; 2016:A1090; 2014:A929; 2012:A3295

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1519

Sponsors:

Rooney (R40); DePhillips (R40); Conaway (D7) +3

Summary:

Authorizes first responders to obtain, administer, and dispense opioid antidotes, with immunity, pursuant to Statewide standing order issued by State health official; makes clarifying changes to "Overdose Prevention Act."

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Human Services-Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Related:

2018:A4265; 2018:S3162

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1551

Sponsors:

Clifton (R12); Benson (D14); Danielsen (D17); Thomson (R30)

Summary:

Requires testing for infectious disease for certain persons who have been administered opioid antidote by first responder.

Subjects:

Health-Disease; Human Services-Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Related:

2020:S1702; 2018:A1779; 2018:S1447; 2016:A3104; 2016:S2445

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1593

Sponsors:

Houghtaling (D11); Burzichelli (D3) +5

Summary:

Requires promulgation of separate code criteria for certain buildings.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:S721; 2018:A5535; 2018:S3951

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1600

Sponsors:

Lampitt (D6); Moriarty (D4) +1

Summary:

Encourages local unit sharing of services; makes appropriations.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities

Related:

2020:A3389; 2020:S1; 2018:A1839; 2018:A2929; 2018:S1; 2016:A2490; 2016:A3294; 2016:S1; 2014:A1838; 2014:S1; 2012:A1171; 2012:S2; 2010:A3918; 2010:S2794

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1605

Sponsors:

Lampitt (D6); Coughlin (D19); Schepisi (R39)

Summary:

Limits certain payments for unused sick leave earned after effective date by public officers or employees; limits vacation leave carry-forward and requires suspension and forfeiture of certain supplemental compensation.

Subjects:

Local Officers And Employees; Public Employees-Benefits; State Government-Officers And Employees

Related:

2018:A1851; 2018:S2578; 2016:A2850; 2014:A1842; 2012:A1179; 2010:A4345

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1648

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20); McKnight (D31)

Summary:

Directs Division of Fire Safety in Department of Community Affairs to survey fire suppression systems in public and nonpublic school buildings.

Subjects:

Education-School Facilities; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A1758; 2016:A5074; 2016:S3416

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1656

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20); Chaparro (D33) +5

Summary:

Requires fire suppression systems in new single and two family homes.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:S1805; 2018:A3974; 2018:S2539

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1660

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20)

Summary:

Increases accidental death benefit for surviving spouse or surviving children of certain PERS members and retirants; provides accidental death benefit to beneficiary of certain PERS and PFRS members and retirants; redefines child.

Subjects:

Pensions; Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Pensions-Public Employees

Related:

2018:A4955; 2018:S4205

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1676

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20); DeAngelo (D14)

Summary:

Provides accidental death benefits in certain circumstances to surviving spouse and surviving child of SPRS member or retiree who participated in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup operations.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Terrorism

Related:

2018:A6078; 2018:S4285

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1701

Sponsors:

Burzichelli (D3)

Summary:

Establishes special license plates for fire police officers.

Subjects:

Motor Vehicles-Regulation; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A3516

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1734

Sponsors:

McKnight (D31)

Summary:

Establishes procedures for intake and record keeping of certain 9-1-1 calls.

Subjects:

Public Records, Notice And Meetings; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2018:A1424; 2016:A4595

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1799

Sponsors:

Peterson (R23); Conaway (D7) +3

Summary:

Clarifies that first aid, ambulance or rescue squads, as entities, have immunity from civil damages in certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A1069; 2016:A1539; 2016:S1380; 2014:A531; 2014:S1502; 2012:A3282; 2012:S2165

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1809

Sponsors:

Peterson (R23); DiMaio (R23)

Summary:

Permits use of LED lights in emergency warning light.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety

Related:

2020:S1883; 2018:A1086; 2018:S1669; 2016:A4483; 2016:S2980

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1816

Sponsors:

Peterson (R23)

Summary:

Exempts volunteer fire companies from charitable registration fees.

Subjects:

Charities And Non Profit Organizations; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:S1526; 2018:A2298; 2018:S1671; 2016:A1520; 2016:S1421; 2014:A507; 2014:S1288; 2012:A141; 2012:S266; 2010:A601; 2010:S65; 2008:A660; 2008:S1050; 2006:A1412; 2006:S1045; 2004:A550; 2004:S1473; 2002:A2593; 2002:S1435

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Consumer Affairs.

 

 

Bill:

A1818

Sponsors:

Peterson (R23)

Summary:

Allows PFRS death benefits to be paid to supplemental needs trust for unmarried disabled child.

Subjects:

Human Services-Disabled; Pensions-Police And Firefighters

Related:

2018:A2357; 2016:A4842

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1825

Sponsors:

Timberlake (D34)

Summary:

Creates presumption that certain firefighters who develop cancer are eligible for workers' compensation and accidental disability pension.

Subjects:

Health-Disease; Labor-Workers Compensation; Pensions; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A3820; 2018:S65; 2016:A4479

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1831

Sponsors:

Timberlake (D34); Tucker (D28); Mukherji (D33) +1

Summary:

Permits reimbursement of COBRA health benefit costs of survivors of certain deceased public safety employees; appropriates $750,000.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Insurance-Health Insurance; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A3919; 2018:S56; 2016:A319; 2016:S2144; 2014:A4062; 2014:S2851

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1851

Sponsors:

Schepisi (R39); Vainieri Huttle (D37) +2

Summary:

Exempts certain properties acquired by municipalities from county, school, and fire district taxes immediately upon aquisition.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:A1619; 2016:A522; 2014:A499; 2014:S309; 2012:A3362; 2012:S2256

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1852

Sponsors:

Schepisi (R39); Moriarty (D4); DiMaio (R23) +1

Summary:

Limits certain unused sick leave pay and vacation leave carry-forward for school and local employees; limits sick leave use by new public employees before retirement.

Subjects:

Education-Teachers And School Employees; Public Employees-Benefits

Related:

2018:A1625; 2016:A532; 2014:A3559; 2014:S2318

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1885

Sponsors:

Schepisi (R39)

Summary:

Revises requirements for operation of mobile intensive care programs and paramedic licensure.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2020:S617; 2018:A5891; 2018:S3885

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A1886

Sponsors:

Schepisi (R39); DiMaso (R13); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Jimenez (D32) +20

Summary:

Establishes Volunteer Emergency Responder Loan Redemption Program in Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.

Subjects:

Education-Finance; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A6101

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2035

Sponsors:

Pintor Marin (D29)

Summary:

Allows for sharing of family leave benefits between covered individuals under certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Labor-Temporary Disability

Related:

2018:A1661; 2018:S1789; 2016:A3912; 2016:S2426

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2079

Sponsors:

Calabrese (D36)

Summary:

Requires shared service agreements to include certain provisions.

Subjects:

Local Government

Related:

2020:S245; 2018:A6117; 2018:S3768

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2127

Sponsors:

Tully (D38); Swain (D38)

Summary:

Revises eligibility requirements for reimbursement from "Emergency Medical Technician Training Fund."

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A5553; 2018:S3849

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2314

Sponsors:

Jasey (D27) +1

Summary:

Allows reemployment by school district of TPAF retiree as advisor of school-sponsored club or program when compensation is under $10,000.

Subjects:

Pensions-Teachers

Related:

2018:A673; 2016:A3857

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2317

Sponsors:

Jimenez (D32); Mejia (D32) +1

Summary:

Enhances PFRS accidental death benefit for surviving spouse who becomes eligible after effective date by providing for minimum of $50,000 annually.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2352

Sponsors:

Dancer (R12)

Summary:

Permits fire districts to undertake capital projects upon resolution of board of fire commissioners.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2367

Sponsors:

Johnson (D37); Calabrese (D36)

Summary:

"Swift Access For Emergency Response Actions Preservation Program (SAFER APP)"; authorizes Attorney General to order turn-by-turn navigation systems to reroute vehicular traffic under certain conditions.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety

Related:

2020:S1015; 2018:A4222; 2018:S3419

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2414

Sponsors:

Space (R24) +3

Summary:

Makes various changes to civil service; permits institution of temporary layoffs; permits government entities to opt-out of civil service; requires civil service examinations be offered on continual basis.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Labor

Related:

2018:A1377; 2018:S2109; 2016:A1216; 2016:S1499; 2014:A159; 2012:A895; 2010:A4192

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2457

Sponsors:

Benson (D14); DeAngelo (D14); Jasey (D27)

Summary:

Requires certain energy tax receipts to be paid directly to municipalities.

Subjects:

Energy; Local Government-Municipalities; Taxation-Public Utilities Tax

Related:

2018:A1440; 2018:S1881; 2016:A391; 2016:S2658; 2014:A1021; 2014:S268; 2012:A2753; 2012:S1923

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2469

Sponsors:

Benson (D14); Jimenez (D32) +1

Summary:

Sets forth certain standards to be followed by law enforcement agencies and fire departments when utilizing drones.

Subjects:

Aviation; Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:S475; 2018:A1463; 2018:S577; 2016:A3389; 2016:S465; 2014:A1039; 2014:S2310; 2012:A4073; 2012:S2702

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2471

Sponsors:

Benson (D14)

Summary:

Requires appropriate insurance company to provide coverage to Good Samaritan injured at scene of accident.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A2480; 2016:A2343; 2016:S2661; 2014:A2403; 2014:S142; 2012:A3771; 2012:S2314

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2484

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20)

Summary:

Upgrades crime of false public alarm when act done knowing it will result in law enforcement response against certain persons.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:S1521; 2018:A2416; 2016:A869; 2014:A4470

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2501

Sponsors:

Munoz (R21)

Summary:

Concerns payment of leave time to employee in year of employee's retirement.

Subjects:

Labor-Wages And Benefits; Pensions; Public Employees-Benefits

Related:

2018:A2327; 2016:A688; 2014:A4487

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2529

Sponsors:

Munoz (R21); DeCroce (R26)

Summary:

"Highway Accident Property Tax Relief Act"; requires State to reimburse municipalities for costs of providing certain emergency services.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Local Government-Municipalities; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:A3626; 2018:S2296; 2016:A678; 2014:A2363; 2012:A773; 2010:A1776; 2008:A1988; 2006:A2396; 2004:A1708; 2004:S456; 2002:A4019; 2002:S2760; 2000:A429; 1998:A2577

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2562

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14); Dancer (R12)

Summary:

Provides retirement allowance after 20 years of service regardless of age for members of PFRS.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters

Related:

2020:S1017; 2018:A6024; 2018:S4297

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2575

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14)

Summary:

Requires State Building Authority to make certain payments in lieu of taxes for public safety facilities to municipalities; makes appropriation.

Subjects:

Authorities-State And Regional; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:A2609; 2016:A2247; 2014:A1488; 2012:A217; 2010:A4311

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2600

Sponsors:

DeAngelo (D14) +1

Summary:

"New Townhouse Fire Safety Act"; requires automatic fire sprinkler systems in new townhomes.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety

Related:

2020:S1518; 2018:A4713; 2018:S3252

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2679

Sponsors:

Wimberly (D35)

Summary:

Allows person on police officer or firefighter eligible list who is unable to complete requirements for employment due to certain military service to have name placed on subsequent eligible list.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police; Veterans And Military

Related:

2018:A2162; 2018:S2450; 2016:A1873; 2016:S822; 2014:A4177; 2014:S657; 2012:S646; 2010:A873; 2008:A1208; 2006:A1798; 2004:A1573; 2002:A2914; 2002:S2064

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2706

Sponsors:

Armato (D2)

Summary:

Permits municipality to establish restricted parking spaces for certain emergency medical service volunteers.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Local Government-Municipalities

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2733

Sponsors:

Dancer (R12)

Summary:

Requires "miscellaneous revenues" in a municipal budget expected to be realized from municipal court to be listed under "Fines and Costs" line item.

Subjects:

Local Budget And Finance; Local Government-Municipalities

Related:

2018:A2684; 2016:A4455

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2740

Sponsors:

McGuckin (R10)

Summary:

Permits any member of PERS to receive accidental disability retirement allowance for disability resulting from participation in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup options.

Subjects:

Human Services; Pensions; Pensions-Public Employees; Public Safety; Terrorism

Related:

2020:S1069

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2856

Sponsors:

Schaer (D36)

Summary:

Prioritizes investment of State administered pension funds in in-state infrastructure project investments over comparable out-of-state infrastructure project investments.

Subjects:

Judiciary-Judges; Pensions; Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Pensions-Public Employees; Pensions-Teachers

Related:

2018:A456; 2016:A1671; 2014:A4711

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Budget Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2889

Sponsors:

Munoz (R21)

Summary:

Requires evaluation of appropriateness of light frame construction for multiple dwellings and imposes moratorium on light frame construction until determination and recommendations are adopted.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Housing-Hotels And Multiple Dwellings

Related:

2018:A2502; 2016:A1611; 2014:A4195; 2014:S2772

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Housing Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2899

Sponsors:

Space (R24)

Summary:

Revises law governing training and duties of Junior Firefighters' Auxiliary members.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A1106; 2020:S238; 2018:A4946; 2018:S3320

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2911

Sponsors:

Webber (R26)

Summary:

Upgrades penalties for certain crimes committed during a state of emergency.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures

Related:

2018:A276; 2016:A494; 2014:A306; 2014:S803; 2012:A3524; 2012:S2346

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2926

Sponsors:

Webber (R26)

Summary:

Requires fire districts, school districts, and county governments to share in burden of property assessment appeal refunds.

Subjects:

Education-School Boards And Districts; Local Government-Counties; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:A1397; 2018:S145; 2016:A3103; 2016:S78; 2014:A2319; 2014:S1089; 2012:A1503; 2012:S1896; 2010:A3412; 2010:S2904

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2927

Sponsors:

Webber (R26)

Summary:

Permits municipalities to enter into shared service agreement for tax assessment.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities; Local Officers And Employees

Related:

2018:A273; 2016:A243; 2014:A1154; 2012:A4016; 2012:S2734

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2951

Sponsors:

Space (R24); Wirths (R24)

Summary:

Eliminates seniority in Civil Service and other jurisdictions for reductions in force in certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Civil Service; Labor

Related:

2018:A144; 2016:A110; 2014:A139; 2012:A888; 2012:S236; 2010:A2956; 2010:S2011

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2962

Sponsors:

DePhillips (R40); Vainieri Huttle (D37)

Summary:

Requires reporting of first responder suicides to DOH.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Emergency Management; State Government-Departments And Agencies

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2973

Sponsors:

Webber (R26)

Summary:

Exempts construction, expansion, or renovation of building or structure owned and used by municipality or volunteer fire department from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."

Subjects:

Environment-Highlands And Pinelands; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A2205; 2018:S405; 2016:A4128; 2016:S2440

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2975

Sponsors:

Webber (R26)

Summary:

Exempts expansion or reconstruction, within 125 percent of existing footprint, of municipal and county buildings and certain emergency services buildings from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."

Subjects:

Environment-Highlands And Pinelands; Environment-Water Supply

Related:

2020:S937; 2018:A2203; 2018:S894; 2016:A4222; 2016:S2572

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A2995

Sponsors:

Taliaferro (D3)

Summary:

Requires four-year institutions of higher education to offer bachelor's degree programs that may be completed in three years.

Subjects:

Higher Education

Related:

2018:A3255; 2016:A4486

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

A3071

Sponsors:

Quijano (D20)

Summary:

Allows certain volunteer firefighters, rescue and first aid squad members to claim $500 income tax deduction.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Emergency Management; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Personal Income Tax

Related:

2020:A927; 2020:S1402; 2018:A709; 2018:A3529; 2018:S1458; 2018:S2651; 2016:A998; 2016:S563; 2014:A2140; 2014:S634; 2012:A664; 2012:S263; 2010:A2326; 2010:S62; 2008:A653; 2008:A2192; 2008:S2618; 2006:A1404; 2006:A2198; 2006:A2508; 2006:S1168; 2006:S1597; 2004:A465; 2004:A856; 2004:A923; 2004:S665; 2004:S1846; 2002:A244; 2002:A996; 2002:A2954; 2002:S718; 2002:S1834; 2000:A351; 2000:A711; 2000:S781; 1998:A384; 1998:A428; 1998:A2431; 1998:S608; 1996:A992; 1996:A1020; 1996:S585; 1994:A831; 1994:A2818; 1994:S2047; 1992:A620; 1992:S203; 1990:A3142; 1990:S2545

History:

02/20/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR25

Sponsors:

Peters (R8); Mazzeo (D2) +7

Summary:

Amends State Constitution to require tax imposed on premiums of certain fire insurance policies to be paid to New Jersey State Firemen's Association.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Insurance

Related:

2020:SCR33; 2018:ACR232; 2018:SCR174

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR49

Sponsors:

Vainieri Huttle (D37); Tucker (D28); McKnight (D31) +3

Summary:

Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system.

Subjects:

Commemorations; Communications

Related:

2020:SCR48; 2018:ACR53; 2016:ACR211

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR65

Sponsors:

DeCroce (R26)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to give $500 property tax deduction to law enforcement officers who have sustained permanent disability.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Public Safety-Police; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2018:ACR187; 2018:SCR141

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR66

Sponsors:

Houghtaling (D11); Downey (D11); Wirths (R24) +4

Summary:

Amends Constitution to dedicate money credited to the "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account" to maintain 9-1-1 system and emergency response.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Public Safety-Homeland Security

Related:

2020:SCR49; 2018:ACR200; 2018:SCR67; 2016:ACR212; 2016:SCR133; 2014:ACR209

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR69

Sponsors:

Munoz (R21)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize changes to pension and health care benefits of public employees and to require State to make annual pension payments in certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Animals-Cruelty And Welfare; Constitutional Amendments; Insurance-Health Insurance; Pensions

Related:

2020:SCR29; 2018:ACR93; 2018:SCR19; 2016:ACR117; 2016:ACR190; 2016:ACR203; 2016:SCR123

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR89

Sponsors:

Tully (D38); Dancer (R12) +1

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment requiring Legislature to enact statute authorizing $200 property tax credit for primary residence of volunteer fire fighter or first aid squad member.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2020:SCR85; 2018:ACR252; 2018:SCR37; 2016:ACR239; 2016:SCR76; 2014:ACR99; 2014:SCR87; 2012:SCR93; 2010:ACR185; 2010:SCR55; 2008:SCR72; 2006:ACR87; 2006:SCR91; 2004:ACR114; 2002:ACR95; 2000:ACR147

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

 

 

Bill:

ACR104

Sponsors:

Munoz (R21)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to provide property tax exemption for primary residence of surviving spouse of law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Public Safety-Police; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2020:SCR45; 2018:ACR243

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

AJR52

Sponsors:

Timberlake (D34); Lopez (D19); Reynolds-Jackson (D15) +4

Summary:

Designates October of each year as "Fire Prevention Awareness Month."

Subjects:

Commemorations; Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:AJR211

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1

Sponsors:

Sweeney (D3); Gopal (D11) +2

Summary:

Encourages sharing of services; makes appropriations.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities

Related:

2020:A1600; 2020:A3389; 2018:A1839; 2018:A2929; 2018:S1; 2016:A2490; 2016:A3294; 2016:S1; 2014:A1838; 2014:S1; 2012:A1171; 2012:S2; 2010:A3918; 2010:S2794

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S134

Sponsors:

Holzapfel (R10)

Summary:

Authorizes court to impose rescue operation costs of public entity under certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Judiciary-Court Administration

Related:

2020:A3314; 2018:A3018; 2018:S1167; 2016:A2420; 2016:S231; 2014:A4317; 2014:S2829

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S194

Sponsors:

Connors (R9)

Summary:

Excludes certain illegal aliens from workers' compensation and temporary disability benefits.

Subjects:

Labor-Temporary Disability; Labor-Workers Compensation

Related:

2020:A753; 2018:A940; 2018:S304; 2016:A1143; 2016:S254; 2014:A747; 2014:S191; 2012:A641; 2012:S181; 2010:A292; 2010:S109; 2008:A290; 2008:S81; 2008:S1755; 2006:A654; 2006:S1134; 2004:A920; 2004:S130; 2002:A993; 2002:S882; 2000:A706; 1998:A421; 1998:S553; 1996:A1013; 1996:S212; 1994:A2310; 1994:S1565

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S238 Scs (SCS)

Sponsors:

Singleton (D7); Sarlo (D36) +4

Summary:

Revises law governing training and duties of Junior Firefighters' Auxiliary members.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A1106; 2020:A2899; 2018:A4946; 2018:S3320

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.
01/30/2020 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/10/2020 – Passed in Senate 39-0.
02/13/2020 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S245

Sponsors:

Singleton (D7); Bateman (R16) +1

Summary:

Requires shared service agreements to include certain provisions.

Subjects:

Local Government

Related:

2020:A2079; 2018:A6117; 2018:S3768

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S281

Sponsors:

Pennacchio (R26); Madden (D4)

Summary:

Concerns certain workers' compensation supplemental benefits for surviving dependents of public safety workers who die in the line of duty.

Subjects:

Labor-Workers Compensation; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:S395; 2016:S109; 2014:S416; 2012:S294; 2010:S1672

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S290

Sponsors:

Pennacchio (R26); Brown (R2) +1

Summary:

Removes income eligibility cap applicable to gross income tax pension and retirement income exclusion.

Subjects:

Pensions; Taxation-Personal Income Tax

Related:

2018:A4052; 2018:S1537; 2016:S2174

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S336

Sponsors:

Smith (D17); Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

Establishes standards for food date labeling; requires Commissioner of Health to establish public education program and promulgate guidelines related to food safety.

Subjects:

Consumer Affairs; Food; Health

Related:

2020:A3586; 2018:S2420; 2016:A4633; 2016:S3028

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S360

Sponsors:

Cryan (D20)

Summary:

Establishes Statewide Rapid Response Emergency Group.

Subjects:

Higher Education; Local Government-Counties; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2020:A3555; 2018:A5038; 2018:S3439

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S408

Sponsors:

Turner (D15)

Summary:

Establishes "Police Officer, Firefighter, Public School Teacher, Corrections Officer, and Sanitation Worker Home-buyer Assistance Act."; appropriates $5 million.

Subjects:

Corrections; Education-Teachers And School Employees; Housing-Finance; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:S1344; 2016:A2048; 2016:S1965; 2014:A213; 2014:S1593; 2012:A1452; 2012:S1131; 2010:A1905; 2010:S1652; 2008:A793; 2008:S1269; 2006:A898; 2006:S1395; 2004:A785; 2004:S734; 2002:A2189; 2002:S948; 2000:S1777

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S432

Sponsors:

Oroho (R24); Cryan (D20)

Summary:

Revises workers' compensation coverage for certain injuries to volunteer and professional public safety and law enforcement personnel.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Labor-Workers Compensation; Public Safety; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A4058; 2018:S1597

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S438

Sponsors:

Oroho (R24); Madden (D4)

Summary:

Requires medical testing for certain persons in circumstances when first responders may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Human Services; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:A3421; 2018:A4964; 2018:S3460

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S475

Sponsors:

Sacco (D32); O'Scanlon (R13)

Summary:

Sets forth certain standards to be followed by law enforcement agencies and fire departments when utilizing drones.

Subjects:

Aviation; Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:A2469; 2018:A1463; 2018:S577; 2016:A3389; 2016:S465; 2014:A1039; 2014:S2310; 2012:A4073; 2012:S2702

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S476

Sponsors:

Sacco (D32); Scutari (D22)

Summary:

Prohibits release of home addresses of certain public safety employees by governmental entities.

Subjects:

Corrections; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:A528; 2018:A379; 2018:S578; 2016:A835; 2016:S466; 2014:A3431; 2014:S2326

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S487

Sponsors:

Sacco (D32); Stack (D33) +1

Summary:

Enhances PFRS accidental death pension for surviving spouse by providing for minimum of $50,000 annually.

Subjects:

Pensions; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A491; 2018:S4340; 2016:A3587

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S494

Sponsors:

Brown (R2); Singer (R30)

Summary:

Requires certain local authorities to inspect, maintain, and repair fire hydrants in planned real estate developments.

Subjects:

Local Government; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A3618; 2018:A1745; 2018:S2774; 2016:A4123; 2016:S2522

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S542

Sponsors:

Codey (D27); Corrado (R40)

Summary:

Requires each public school to observe a period of silence on September 11 of each school year.

Subjects:

Education

Related:

2018:S1717; 2016:S1560; 2014:S596; 2012:S1326; 2010:A2906; 2010:S833; 2008:A1978; 2008:S741; 2006:A295; 2006:S1101; 2004:A2404; 2004:S1005; 2002:S1801

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S560

Sponsors:

Madden (D4); Gopal (D11) +1

Summary:

Eliminates eligibility time limit on tuition benefits for spouses of certain public safety workers killed in performance of their duties.

Subjects:

Education-Finance; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A3849; 2018:S376; 2016:A606; 2016:S138; 2014:A3704; 2014:S456; 2012:S563; 2010:S784; 2008:S1002; 2006:S784

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S592

Sponsors:

Beach (D6)

Summary:

Allows certain members of PFRS to serve until age 70 upon approval by municipal governing body.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A4598; 2018:S2339; 2016:S1782; 2014:S1569; 2012:S1714; 2010:S1271; 2008:A2646; 2008:S2037; 2006:A1547; 2004:A3953; 2004:S2653

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S603

Sponsors:

O'Scanlon (R13); Oroho (R24)

Summary:

Creates Public Employee Pension and Health Care Benefits Reform Task Force.

Subjects:

Insurance-Health Insurance; Pensions-Public Employees; Public Employees-Benefits

Related:

2020:A3361; 2018:A871; 2018:S221; 2016:A3906; 2016:S2555

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S604

Sponsors:

O'Scanlon (R13)

Summary:

Makes certain changes to police and fire interest arbitration procedures.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A3378; 2018:S1858

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S617

Sponsors:

O'Scanlon (R13)

Summary:

Revises requirements for operation of mobile intensive care programs and paramedic licensure.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2020:A1885; 2018:A5891; 2018:S3885

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S685

Sponsors:

Ruiz (D29); Cunningham (D31) +1

Summary:

Permits municipal, county, and regional police and fire forces to establish five-year residency requirement for police officers and firefighters; allows exceptions to requirement under certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:A3386; 2018:A2922; 2018:S1917; 2016:A2845; 2014:A4265; 2014:S2783

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S711

Sponsors:

Addiego (D8)

Summary:

Establishes School Transportation Safety Commission in Department of Law and Public Safety.

Subjects:

Commissions; Education-School Transportation

Related:

2018:S443; 2016:S1911; 2014:S3113

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S712

Sponsors:

Addiego (D8)

Summary:

Requires public utilities to provide priority service to public schools, private schools, and public safety agencies.

Subjects:

Education-School Facilities; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters; Public Safety-Police; Public Utilities

Related:

2018:A2066; 2018:S445; 2016:A1688; 2016:S1926; 2014:A3968; 2014:S2594

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S719

Sponsors:

Addiego (D8)

Summary:

Prohibits municipalities from imposing local fire safety standards stricter than State fire safety code in certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A5534; 2018:S3949

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S720

Sponsors:

Addiego (D8)

Summary:

Requires DCA to establish training course concerning certain fire code enforcement activities.

Subjects:

Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A5536; 2018:S3950

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S721

Sponsors:

Addiego (D8)

Summary:

Requires promulgation of separate code criteria for certain buildings.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A1593; 2018:A5535; 2018:S3951

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S727

Sponsors:

Bucco (R25)

Summary:

Provides for life imprisonment without parole for killing an emergency responder.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:A1398; 2018:S87; 2016:A3230; 2016:S1907; 2014:A1801; 2012:A3751

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S790

Sponsors:

Cunningham (D31); Ruiz (D29)

Summary:

Requires president of public institution of higher education to regularly report on-campus criminal and fire events to the institution's governing board.

Subjects:

Higher Education

Related:

2018:S759; 2016:S592; 2014:A1976; 2014:S485; 2012:A3462; 2012:S2244

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S937

Sponsors:

Pennacchio (R26)

Summary:

Exempts expansion or reconstruction, within 125 percent of existing footprint, of municipal and county buildings and certain emergency services buildings from "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act."

Subjects:

Environment-Highlands And Pinelands; Environment-Water Supply

Related:

2020:A2975; 2018:A2203; 2018:S894; 2016:A4222; 2016:S2572

History:

01/27/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S993

Sponsors:

Greenstein (D14); Singleton (D7)

Summary:

Concerns arbitration for certain non-teaching school staff.

Subjects:

Education-Teachers And School Employees; Labor

Related:

2020:A631; 2018:A3664; 2018:S3089; 2016:A3865; 2016:S1727; 2014:S683; 2012:A3696; 2012:S2163; 2010:A818; 2008:A2209; 2008:S917; 2006:A2753; 2004:A2314; 2002:A1989; 2002:S1442; 2000:A3419; 2000:S1792

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Labor Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1015

Sponsors:

Weinberg (D37)

Summary:

"Swift Access For Emergency Response Actions Preservation Program (SAFER APP)"; authorizes Attorney General to order turn-by-turn navigation systems to reroute vehicular traffic under certain conditions.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety

Related:

2020:A2367; 2018:A4222; 2018:S3419

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1017

Sponsors:

Gopal (D11); Lagana (D38)

Summary:

Provides retirement allowance after 20 years of service regardless of age for members of PFRS.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters

Related:

2020:A2562; 2018:A6024; 2018:S4297

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1069

Sponsors:

Holzapfel (R10); Singer (R30)

Summary:

Permits any member of PERS to receive accidental disability retirement allowance for disability resulting from participation in 9/11 World Trade Center rescue, recovery, or cleanup options.

Subjects:

Human Services; Pensions; Pensions-Public Employees; Public Safety; Terrorism

Related:

2020:A2740

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1256

Sponsors:

Singleton (D7)

Summary:

Permits inclusion of volunteer firefighters and other emergency responders within municipal eligible employee group for purposes of the small employer health benefits plan statutes.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Local Government-Municipalities; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A1487; 2018:S2371; 2016:A1772; 2016:S1178; 2014:A2202; 2014:S1572; 2012:A3466; 2012:S2330

History:

02/03/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1287

Sponsors:

Turner (D15)

Summary:

Requires spousal consent to election of certain pension payout options under TPAF, JRS and PERS.

Subjects:

Judiciary-Judges; Pensions-Public Employees; Pensions-Teachers

Related:

2018:S837; 2016:A2049; 2016:S642; 2014:A216; 2014:S1587; 2012:A1460; 2012:S447; 2010:A2991; 2010:S439; 2008:S2791

History:

02/10/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1371

Sponsors:

Connors (R9); Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

Establishes forest firefighter death benefit.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A3488; 2018:A3405; 2018:S1460; 2016:A4213; 2016:S2632

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1402

Sponsors:

Doherty (R23)

Summary:

Allows certain volunteer firefighters, rescue and first aid squad members to claim $500 income tax deduction.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Emergency Management; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Personal Income Tax

Related:

2020:A927; 2020:A3071; 2018:A709; 2018:A3529; 2018:S1458; 2018:S2651; 2016:A998; 2016:S563; 2014:A2140; 2014:S634; 2012:A664; 2012:S263; 2010:A2326; 2010:S62; 2008:A653; 2008:A2192; 2008:S2618; 2006:A1404; 2006:A2198; 2006:A2508; 2006:S1168; 2006:S1597; 2004:A465; 2004:A856; 2004:A923; 2004:S665; 2004:S1846; 2002:A244; 2002:A996; 2002:A2954; 2002:S718; 2002:S1834; 2000:A351; 2000:A711; 2000:S781; 1998:A384; 1998:A428; 1998:A2431; 1998:S608; 1996:A992; 1996:A1020; 1996:S585; 1994:A831; 1994:A2818; 1994:S2047; 1992:A620; 1992:S203; 1990:A3142; 1990:S2545

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1406

Sponsors:

Pennacchio (R26)

Summary:

Requires bidders on public works construction projects to submit information on fire safety features.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:A5276; 2018:S3512

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1425

Sponsors:

Pennacchio (R26)

Summary:

Requires MVC to accept emergency medical technician and paramedic certification cards as two points of documentation for purposes of MVC identification verification program.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Motor Vehicles-Regulation

Related:

2020:A498; 2018:A311; 2018:S1335; 2016:A4478; 2016:S2934

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Transportation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1434

Sponsors:

Bateman (R16)

Summary:

Criminalizes exposing first responder or health care provider to controlled dangerous substance under certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Health-Professionals; Human Services-Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Related:

2018:S1065

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1448

Sponsors:

Stack (D33)

Summary:

Establishes fire safety standards and protocols for certain light frame residential construction; requires placards identifying primary structural systems of buildings.

Subjects:

Housing; Housing-Construction Codes

Related:

2020:A250; 2018:A135; 2018:S1261; 2016:A5196; 2016:S3490

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1451

Sponsors:

Holzapfel (R10)

Summary:

Requires explosive gas detectors to be installed in certain residential properties.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Housing-Hotels And Multiple Dwellings

Related:

2020:A3304; 2018:A743; 2018:S918; 2016:A3202; 2016:S1894; 2014:A4318; 2014:S2833

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1455

Sponsors:

Stack (D33)

Summary:

Requires certain residential buildings to have fire barriers in common attic areas.

Subjects:

Housing; Housing-Construction Codes

Related:

2018:A5490; 2018:A5551; 2018:S3843; 2018:S3844

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1500

Sponsors:

Turner (D15); Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

Requires certain documentation of needs of students with disabilities during school security drills and emergency situations and in school security plans; requires staff training on needs of students with disabilities in emergency planning.

Subjects:

Education; Human Services-Disabled

Related:

2020:A1069; 2018:A5828; 2018:S4323

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1518

Sponsors:

Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

"New Townhouse Fire Safety Act"; requires automatic fire sprinkler systems in new townhomes.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety

Related:

2020:A2600; 2018:A4713; 2018:S3252

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1521

Sponsors:

Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

Upgrades crime of false public alarm when act done knowing it will result in law enforcement response against certain persons.

Subjects:

Crimes And Penalties; Criminal Procedures; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2020:A2484; 2018:A2416; 2016:A869; 2014:A4470

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1526

Sponsors:

Doherty (R23)

Summary:

Exempts volunteer fire companies from charitable registration fees.

Subjects:

Charities And Non Profit Organizations; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A1816; 2018:A2298; 2018:S1671; 2016:A1520; 2016:S1421; 2014:A507; 2014:S1288; 2012:A141; 2012:S266; 2010:A601; 2010:S65; 2008:A660; 2008:S1050; 2006:A1412; 2006:S1045; 2004:A550; 2004:S1473; 2002:A2593; 2002:S1435

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1532

Sponsors:

Beach (D6)

Summary:

Requires counties to make available voluntary medical identification cards containing relevant patient health information.

Subjects:

Human Services; Local Government-Counties

Related:

2020:A3287; 2018:A3261; 2018:S654; 2016:A4825; 2016:S3128

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1577

Sponsors:

Beach (D6)

Summary:

Increases flexibility, clarity, and available tools of certain municipal consolidation processes.

Subjects:

Local Government-Municipalities

Related:

2018:A1806; 2018:S614; 2016:A2921; 2016:S690; 2014:A1739; 2014:S316; 2012:A4099; 2012:S2679

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1579

Sponsors:

Beach (D6)

Summary:

"Assistance to Firefighters' Families Act"; doubles pension amounts for beneficiaries of certain deceased volunteer emergency service providers; provides for burial expenses and adjusts life insurance coverage for volunteer firefighters; permits fire code

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:S1492; 2016:S735; 2014:A942; 2014:S830; 2012:A2120; 2012:S511; 2010:S1801; 2008:A3661; 2008:S2759

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1590

Sponsors:

Beach (D6); Bucco (R25)

Summary:

Designates 9-1-1 operators or dispatchers as 9-1-1 first responder dispatchers.

Subjects:

Communications-Telephone; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:S4127

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1606

Sponsors:

Codey (D27)

Summary:

Revises requirements and training standards for first responders under New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1987.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Motor Vehicles-Traffic Safety

Related:

2020:A3360; 2018:A2506; 2018:S796; 2016:A543; 2016:S371; 2014:A3564; 2014:S2299

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1634

Sponsors:

Doherty (R23)

Summary:

Raises maximum eligibility age for exempt fireman certificates and membership in New Jersey State Firemen's Association.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2018:S3904; 2016:S249; 2014:A2953; 2014:S2084

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1648

Sponsors:

Lagana (D38)

Summary:

Immunizes from civil liability first responders who forcibly enter property to provide emergency assistance.

Subjects:

Civil Actions-Charitable Immunity; Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2020:A306; 2018:A594; 2018:S3658; 2016:A230; 2016:S91; 2014:A2706; 2014:S174; 2012:A2099; 2012:S1416

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1664

Sponsors:

Greenstein (D14)

Summary:

Requires emergency action plans for delivery of oxygen to patient residences during public health emergency.

Subjects:

Health; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2020:A2502; 2018:A857; 2016:A680; 2016:S873; 2014:A2561; 2014:S1786; 2012:A3887; 2012:S2569

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1683

Sponsors:

Vitale (D19); Madden (D4)

Summary:

Authorizes State and local law enforcement entities to contract for bulk purchasing of heroin antidote.

Subjects:

Human Services-Drug And Alcohol Abuse; Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A1197; 2018:S1192; 2016:A4025; 2016:S2671

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1702

Sponsors:

Kean (R21)

Summary:

Requires testing for infectious disease for certain persons who have been administered opioid antidote by first responder.

Subjects:

Health-Disease; Human Services-Drug And Alcohol Abuse

Related:

2020:A1551; 2018:A1779; 2018:S1447; 2016:A3104; 2016:S2445

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1745

Sponsors:

Singleton (D7); Oroho (R24)

Summary:

Adds 9-1-1 system regionalization costs to funds appropriated from "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account."

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Emergency Management

Related:

2020:A990; 2018:A5434; 2018:S3730

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1792

Sponsors:

Connors (R9)

Summary:

Allows law enforcement officers in PERS to transfer to and enroll in PFRS; requires all law enforcement officers to be enrolled in PFRS.

Subjects:

Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Public Safety-Police

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1805

Sponsors:

Ruiz (D29)

Summary:

Requires fire suppression systems in new single and two family homes.

Subjects:

Housing-Construction Codes; Public Safety-Firefighters

Related:

2020:A1656; 2018:A3974; 2018:S2539

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1849

Sponsors:

Gopal (D11)

Summary:

Amends Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations act to expand eligibility under Community College Opportunity Grant program to certain volunteer emergency responders, regardless of income.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Higher Education

Related:

2018:S4271

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Higher Education Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1860

Sponsors:

Oroho (R24)

Summary:

Revises eligibility criteria for reimbursement from "Emergency Medical Technician Training Fund."

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1864

Sponsors:

Gopal (D11)

Summary:

Extends from six to 12 months compensation program for injured law enforcement officers and other employees.

Subjects:

Public Safety-Police

Related:

2018:A4075; 2018:S2841

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

S1883

Sponsors:

Doherty (R23)

Summary:

Permits use of LED lights in emergency warning lights.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety

Related:

2020:A1809; 2018:A1086; 2018:S1669; 2016:A4483; 2016:S2980

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR29

Sponsors:

O'Scanlon (R13); Oroho (R24)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize changes to pension and health care benefits of public employees and to require State to make annual pension payments in certain circumstances.

Subjects:

Animals-Cruelty And Welfare; Constitutional Amendments; Insurance-Health Insurance; Pensions

Related:

2020:ACR69; 2018:ACR93; 2018:SCR19; 2016:ACR117; 2016:ACR190; 2016:ACR203; 2016:SCR123

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR33

Sponsors:

Bucco (R25); Doherty (R23)

Summary:

Amends State Constitution to require tax imposed on premiums of certain fire insurance policies to be paid to New Jersey State Firemen's Association.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Insurance

Related:

2020:ACR25; 2018:ACR232; 2018:SCR174

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR37

Sponsors:

Sweeney (D3)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to limit actuarial value of health care plans for all State, local government, and school district employees.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Education-Teachers And School Employees; Insurance-Health Insurance; Local Officers And Employees; State Government-Officers And Employees

Related:

2018:SCR169

History:

01/14/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR45

Sponsors:

Lagana (D38); Cunningham (D31)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to provide property tax exemption for primary residence of surviving spouse of law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Public Safety-Police; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2020:ACR104; 2018:ACR243

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR48

Sponsors:

Testa (R1) +1

Summary:

Urges Governor and Legislature to fully fund 9-1-1 system.

Subjects:

Commemorations; Communications

Related:

2020:ACR49; 2018:ACR53; 2016:ACR211

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR49

Sponsors:

Testa (R1); Oroho (R24)

Summary:

Amends Constitution to dedicate money credited to the "9-1-1 System and Emergency Response Trust Fund Account" to maintain 9-1-1 system and emergency response.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Public Safety-Homeland Security

Related:

2020:ACR66; 2018:ACR200; 2018:SCR67; 2016:ACR212; 2016:SCR133; 2014:ACR209

History:

01/30/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR85

Sponsors:

Oroho (R24); Bateman (R16)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment requiring Legislature to enact statute authorizing $200 property tax credit for primary residence of volunteer fire fighter or first aid squad member.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Health-Emergency Medical Services; Public Safety-Firefighters; Taxation-Property Tax

Related:

2020:ACR89; 2018:ACR252; 2018:SCR37; 2016:ACR239; 2016:SCR76; 2014:ACR99; 2014:SCR87; 2012:SCR93; 2010:ACR185; 2010:SCR55; 2008:SCR72; 2006:ACR87; 2006:SCR91; 2004:ACR114; 2002:ACR95; 2000:ACR147

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SCR88

Sponsors:

Turner (D15)

Summary:

Proposes constitutional amendment to require payments by State to State-administered retirement systems and establish in Constitution right of public employees to pension benefit; provides for enforcement of funding obligations and benefit rights.

Subjects:

Constitutional Amendments; Pensions; Pensions-Police And Firefighters; Pensions-Public Employees; Pensions-Teachers

Related:

2018:SCR91; 2016:ACR109; 2016:SCR2; 2014:ACR3; 2014:SCR184

History:

02/24/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

Bill:

SJR42

Sponsors:

Vitale (D19)

Summary:

Establishes task force to study and make recommendations concerning stabilization and growth of volunteer first responder community.

Subjects:

Health-Emergency Medical Services

Related:

2018:AJR18; 2018:SJR24; 2016:AJR47; 2016:SJR23; 2014:AJR114; 2014:SJR94

History:

02/13/2020 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.


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