Bills Sponsored by Asm. Rooney

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2016-2017 Legislative Session

Bill No. Synopsis
A3 Requires health insurance coverage for treatment of substance use disorders; places certain restrictions on the prescription of opioid and certain other drugs; concerns continuing education related thereto.
A230 Immunizes from civil liability first responders who forcibly enter property to provide emergency assistance.
A312 Requires Division of Local Government Services to include certain property tax information on division’s web page.
A365 Eliminates certain sales restrictions on recreational vehicles.
A493 Prohibits use of smokeless tobacco in public schools.
A373 Requires life imprisonment without parole for persons convicted of the murder of a minor under the age of 18 in the course of the commission of a sex crime.
A543 Revises requirements and training standards for first responders under New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1987.
A755 Requires dealership to notify buyers of recalls on used motor vehicles for sale.
A963 Requires DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to use only native vegetation for landscaping, land management, reforestation, or habitat restoration.
A1238 Limits number of bills member of Legislature may introduce; requires every bill to be heard in committee; requires estimate be prepared of cost of drafting and considering each bill.
A1329 Protects home addresses of law enforcement officers from being released by governmental entities.
A1540 Authorizes special Support Our Veterans license plate with proceeds supporting New Jersey homeless veteran’s centers.
A1584 Establishes measures to improve transparency and accountability of regional authorities of this State; enhances oversight of those authorities by Governor and State Comptroller.
A1585 Requires sex offenders to note criminal status on social network accounts.
A1586 Authorizes Office of Emergency Management to order lowering of reservoir levels prior to certain severe weather events.
A1587 Prohibits posting of certain personal information on the Internet or misrepresentation of identity on the Internet for the purpose of harassment of a minor child.
A1588 The “New Jersey Right to Home Defense Law.”
A1590 Simplifies the certification process for out-of-State teachers.
A1591 Removes requirement that holder of a special learner’s permit, examination permit, and probationary driver’s license display decal; requires certain novice drivers submit motor vehicle information to chief administrator.
A1592 Expands authority of emergency management departments in requesting assistance outside normal territorial jurisdictions.
A1593 Upgrades the crime of invasion of privacy if it results in death or serious bodily injury to a crime of the second degree.
A1594 Requires counties to fix curbs and surrounding areas when damaged during county road projects.
A1595 Upgrades burglary of a residence to a crime of the second degree; requires mandatory period of parole ineligibility if residence was occupied at time of offense.
A1596 Expands list of crimes with bail restriction to include gun related crimes with mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment under “Graves Act.”
A1597 Allows courts to issue restraining orders prohibiting persons charged with firearms and gang related offenses from entering premises, locations, or areas where the offense occurred.
A1598 Establishes Office of River Maintenance in DEP; repeals P.L.1993, c.376 concerning stream cleaning activities.
A1599 Requires condominium and homeowners’ associations to provide information to federal home loan insurance providers at no cost to potential buyers.
A1600 Modernizes business filing statutes to include entity conversion and domestication.
A1601 Clarifies law authorizing application of reciprocal limitations against businesses from states that give in-state preference in awarding public contracts.
A1602 Concerns proof of workers’ compensation coverage with certain legally required annual reports of employers.
A1603 Permits certain individuals not appointed pursuant to will to control funeral and disposition of human remains of decedent and requires executor to provide notification of appointment and other information to appointee.
A1604 Prohibits adoption of new rules exceeding federal standards unless specifically authorized by State law or necessary to protect public health, safety, or welfare.
A1605 Makes various changes to law governing raffles; requires Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission to create online reporting system and develop single license for conducting multiple games.
A1606 Requires Passaic Valley Water Commission to obtain approval of certain municipalities before entering into certain contracts concerning open-air reservoirs.
A1607 Establishes practice driving requirements for examination and special learner’s permit holders.
A1608 Bars domestic violence defendants from participation in Pretrial Intervention.
A1609 Stipulates that retail motor fuel dealers, when paying interchange fees, shall not be charged for costs associated with certain taxes.
A1610 Establishes the offense of incest.
A1611 Requires evaluation of appropriateness of light frame construction for multiple dwellings and imposes moratorium on light frame construction until determination and recommendations are adopted.
A1612 “Madison Holleran Proper Reporting Act”; requires institutions of higher education to post information on student suicides and attempted suicides on website.
A1614 Requires water purveyors to develop and implement leak detection programs.
A1615 Makes reforms to mental health treatment; clarifies law governing purchase of firearms by persons with history of mental illness.
A1617 Provides sales and use tax exclusion for charges for student parking provided by certain colleges and universities.
A1618 Permits police departments to donate unclaimed bicycles to nonprofit organizations.
A1619 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of natural gas, and charges for transportation or transmission of natural gas, to public colleges and universities.
A1620 Requires law enforcement be notified of application to expunge mental commitment record.
A1621 Provides for notice to schools of court-ordered domestic violence restraints restricting contact in schools; increases penalty for violation of such orders.
A1649 Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.*
A1875 “HOPE Initiative Act;” requires establishment of public awareness campaign to educate citizens about dangers and causes of, and appropriate responses to, heroin and opioid addiction.
A3055 Authorizes counties to issue promotional labeling for county agricultural products.
A3130 Increases penalties for energy “slamming” practices.
A3550 Requires NJT to offer three-month bus and rail passes at discounted rates.
A3656 Prohibits snowplow or de-icing service contract from indemnifying promisee against liability for loss or damage in certain instances.
A3893 Requires labeling of poisonous plants sold at retail in NJ.
A4052 Requires State to award certain property tax credits as rebates.
A4326 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2017.
A4327 Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts for already approved projects.
A4399 Establishes Gold Star Family Counseling Program in DMVA; creates tax credit for certain health care professionals.
A4401 Authorizes certain benefits for certain family members of military personnel who died while on active duty.
A4402 Requires DMVA to notify county veterans’ affairs office of death of certain military service members; requires office to have Gold Star liaison.
A4403 Requires Adjutant General to create informational webpage for Gold Star families.
A4580 Appropriates $2,900,000 from “2009 Farmland Preservation Fund” for grants to certain nonprofit organizations for farmland preservation purposes.
A4581 Appropriates $22,385,743 to State Agriculture Development Committee for farmland preservation purposes.
A4582 Appropriates $32.5 million from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to State Agriculture Development Committee for county planning incentive grants.
A4583 Appropriates $2,988,859 from 2009 Historic Preservation Fund and constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to provide capital preservation grants for certain historic preservation projects.
A4584 Appropriates $7,500,000 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for planning incentive grants to municipalities for farmland preservation purposes.
A4664 Provides gross income tax credits for certain taxpayers who donate organs.
A4665 Provides gross income tax credits for certain taxpayers who provide blood donations.
A4666 Imposes moratorium on affordable housing litigation through December 31, 2017.
A4667 Establishes “Affordable Housing Obligation Study Commission.”
A4763 Excludes amount of certain early withdrawals from qualified retirement plans in determination by Higher Education Student Assistance Authority of applicant’s eligibilty for and amount of State tuition aid grant.
A4811 Requires MVC to offer driver’s license knowledge test in Italian.
A4812 Requires prescriptions for animals to be issued in name of animal owner; prohibits unnamed persons from possessing prescribed drugs; and requires Prescription Monitoring Program to include information about controlled substances prescribed by veterinarians.
A4814 Prohibits investment of pension and annuity funds by State in entities that avoid Superfund obligations to State.
A4816 Requires ambulatory care facilities to provide patients with list of fees and itemized bill upon request, with opportunity to appeal charges.
A4882 Permits transfer of certain special license plates to immediate family member.
A4899 Requires DOT to conduct study and issue report on use of rock salt on roadways.
A5080 Restricts certain practices by carriers and pharmacy benefits managers related to medications and drugs.
A5081 Allows veteran to establish veterans’ preference retroactively for civil service employment list.
AR219 Urges relevant federal and State authorities to investigate actions taken by Argentinian state oil company to discharge Superfund obligations through bankruptcy proceedings.
AR250 Urges Argentina to fulfill its Superfund obligations for Passaic River and elsewhere.
AR251 Urges EPA to accelerate cleanup of 17-mile Lower Passaic River portion of Diamond Alkali Superfund site.
AJR44 Urges Governor and Legislature of New York to enact legislation requiring Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor to accept applications for inclusion of new employees to longshoremen’s register.
AJR45 Urges DEP to suspend certain actions concerning open-air reservoirs until after EPA completes its next scheduled review of certain guidelines.
AJR96 Designates month of May of each year as “Mental Health Awareness Month.
AJR112 Designates April of each year as “Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month.”
AJR136 Disapproves of Federal Highway Administration determination that “thin blue line” between double-yellow centerline marking does not comply with Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways.

Direct links to bill text updated as of 7/10/2017.