+ − Contact Information Phone: (973) 300-0200 Office Address: Contact Your Legislator(s) + − Sponsored Bills (74) NJ - A3102 Requires insurance producers to perform bona fide services for public entities in order to share commissions; requires disclosure of commission sharing. NJ - ACR169 Proposes constitutional amendment to eliminate judicial review of arbitration rulings in disputes between Judiciary and county concerning court facilities. NJ - A107 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website. NJ - ACR146 Urges President Obama to protect the freedom of religious institutions from government intervention. NJ - ACR12 Proposes constitutional amendment to preserve right of people to fish, hunt, trap and harvest fish and wildlife. NJ - A3103 Requires NJ State Council on the Arts to establish "Artist Colony" designation and select certain municipalities or areas therefor. NJ - A2827 Repeals the "Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote." NJ - ACR15 Clarifies housing rights of State residents under State Constitution and prohibits laws requiring municipalities to provide housing opportunities through zoning and land use regulations. NJ - ACR147 Proposes constitutional amendment to broaden powers of the Council on Local Mandates. NJ - A2867 Provides procedures for crediting certain dwellings used by agricultural workers in determination of municipality's fair share housing obligation. NJ - AR161 Urges President of the United States to secure release from Mexico of Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi. NJ - AR12 Memorializes Congress and the President to reform federal trade policy. NJ - ACR13 Proposes constitutional amendment to remove and preclude exceptions to voter approval for laws authorizing the issuance of debt. NJ - A111 Requires proof of lawful presence in the United States to obtain certain benefits. NJ - A110 Requires public referendum prior to issuance of general obligation bonds by local units. NJ - A108 Requires physicians to provide patients opportunity to undergo obstetrical ultrasound or sonogram within 48 hours of performing abortion. NJ - A4003 Limits annual increase in tuition rates charged by school districts, county vocational school districts, county special services districts, jointure commissions, and private schools for students with disabilities to two percent. NJ - A122 Requires minimum geographic cost adjustment for school districts in all counties. NJ - A121 Eliminates certificated superintendent and administrator exceptions to TPAF retiree reenrollment requirement. NJ - A119 Provides for direct property tax relief from Highlands Property Tax Stabilization Fund. NJ - A113 Repeals certain restrictions on future retail sales of handguns. NJ - A2869 Eliminates prohibition against purchasing more than one handgun in calendar month. NJ - A2866 Provides municipality with affordable housing credit toward its municipal fair share housing obligation for funds transferred to the New Jersey Affordable Housing Trust Fund pursuant to P.L.2008, c.46. NJ - A2865 Authorizes imposition of additional fines for overcrowding. NJ - A394 Authorizes Sunday bow hunting on federal military installations and William J. Hughes Technical Center. NJ - ACR11 Proposes constitutional amendment to provide that only the union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as marriage. NJ - A2485 Requires voter registration forms be made available when applying for hunting, fishing, or trapping license. NJ - A3100 Prohibits DOT from putting tolls on I-78 and I-80 and from transferring jurisdiction to independent authority or entity. NJ - A104 Clarifies that licensed dealers may provide firearms for display at fund raising events sponsored by certain tax exempt organizations. NJ - A124 Requires certain contractors to verify work authorization of newly hired employees. NJ - A2828 Repeals traffic control signal monitoring system pilot program. NJ - A101 "New Jersey Jobs Protection Act;" requires verification of employment. NJ - A127 Repeals "Statewide Non-Residential Development Fee Act." NJ - A2870 Prohibits release of illegal immigrants from correctional facilities. NJ - A102 Prohibits State departments and agencies from considering or requiring compliance by Highlands planning area municipalities with Highlands regional master plan in certain circumstances. NJ - A4355 Designates "Franklinite" as official mineral of State of NJ. NJ - ACR148 Urges parties to 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Decree to address ongoing risk of Delaware River Basin flooding. NJ - A3104 Allows county sheriffs to issue firearms identification cards and permits to purchase handguns; authorizes county sheriffs to accept applications for permits to carry handguns. NJ - A106 Prohibits placing primary election candidates into political party lines on primary ballot. NJ - ACR173 Urges Congress and President of United States to enact "Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013," H.R.24 and S.209. NJ - AJR57 Designates April of each year as "Sarcoidosis Awareness Month." NJ - A115 Renders federal "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" null and void in NJ. NJ - A3099 Authorizes Governor to enter into interstate compact to clarify Fourteenth Amendment. NJ - A3797 Requires preschool tuition rates equal actual cost per pupil. NJ - A120 Increases filing threshold and the applicable exclusion amount for the New Jersey estate tax to $1,000,000. NJ - A103 "Transparency in Government Act"; provides for establishment of State public finance website. NJ - A4063 Requires certain minimum motor vehicle liability insurance coverage upon conviction of certain offenses involving motor vehicles. NJ - A118 Establishes "New Jersey Commission on Government Efficiency and Cost Control" to recommend measures for efficiency and cost reduction in State government. NJ - AR11 Requires mandatory posting of legislation with 41 or more sponsors; provides for Special Order Speeches and public comment periods at committee meetings. NJ - ACR17 Rescinds all applications previously transmitted by the New Jersey Legislature to Congress calling for constitutional convention. NJ - A109 Removes authority of MVC to increase certain fees; sets certain fees by statute. NJ - A125 Permits county correctional facilities to seek reimbursement from inmate welfare fund for certain medical services provided in county jails. NJ - A3101 Modifies "inherently beneficial use" definition for purposes of zoning variance to discourage siting of wind and solar energy facilities on agricultural land and open space. NJ - A105 Sunsets "Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act" five years after date of enactment unless certain conditions are met. NJ - A4064 Allows qualifying counties and municipalities to become "agriculture development counties" and "agriculture development municipalities" and provides certain associated resulting benefits therefrom to encourage, protect, and preserve agriculture and related businesses. NJ - AR13 Opposes United States signing and United States Senate ratifying United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. NJ - A128 Eliminates $375 minimum Corporation Business Tax on New Jersey S corporations with New Jersey gross receipts of less than $100,000. NJ - A126 Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns for development of Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery. NJ - A117 Requires law enforcement agency to issue retired law enforcement officer identification card to certain qualified retirees. NJ - ACR14 Proposes amendment to Constitution to prohibit State or federal law or regulation from compelling a person to obtain, provide, or participate in health care coverage. NJ - ACR18 Provides for special session of Legislature to consider property tax relief and reform. NJ - A2239 Revises definition of "landlord" to include rooming and boarding house owners and operators with regard to ordinances holding landlords to certain standards of responsibility. NJ - A123 Repeals law establishing offshore wind renewable energy certificate program. NJ - A114 Suspends pension of any retired public employee who resumes public employment with compensation more than $15,000. NJ - A3042 Concerns access to records of wages for prevailing wage public work projects. NJ - A112 Clarifies that Fish and Game Council has sole authority to regulate freshwater fishing, hunting, and trapping. NJ - A3344 Clarifies that county sheriff may simultaneously hold position of emergency management coordinator. NJ - AR14 Urges Congress to enact the "Defund Obamacare Act of 2013." NJ - A2868 "Property Assessment Appeal Transparency Act"; revises content of required annual notification of real property assessment. NJ - A4037 Limits annual increase in tuition rates charged by county vocational school districts to two percent. NJ - AR106 Memorializes Congress and President to facilitate construction of proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline and pipelines from Midwest to East Coast. NJ - ACR16 Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to describe the manner in which the Legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of free public schools. NJ - A3098 Revises definition of religious employer in statute concerning insurance coverage of prescription female contraceptives. NJ - A3798 Authorizes certain county veteran identification cards to serve as proof of status for veteran designation on driver's license or identification card. + − Cosponsored Bills (31) NJ - A3106 Revises "Administrative Procedure Act" concerning socio-economic impact statements for proposed rule-making. NJ - A608 Eliminates public school district budget reduction appeals to the Commissioner of Education. NJ - A143 Expands range of local units eligible to join an insurance fund established by a municipality or county under certain circumstances. NJ - A147 Eliminates supplemental realty transfer fee and one percent fee on transfers of certain commercial real estate and tax on sale of controlling interests in certain commercial real property. NJ - A145 Expands scope of review of Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission. NJ - A136 Prohibits the imposition of affordable housing need and related fees upon the local transfer or move of a business. NJ - A3900 Establishes 80 as maximum age for issuing special handgun carry permits to retired police officers. NJ - A140 Requires women incarcerated in county correctional facilities to cover full cost of abortion. NJ - A146 Provides that certain absentee ballots will be counted if received within ten days of election. NJ - A153 Concerns procedures for public comment about matters before municipal planning and zoning boards. NJ - A3107 Extends limit for nonpublic school busing to 30 miles in Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Ocean, Salem, Sussex, and Warren Counties, and requires existing bus stops to be used. NJ - A133 Concerns hazardous waste transporter fee. NJ - A150 Clarifies local government unit obligations with regard to DEP loan awards for dam repairs. NJ - A138 Increases membership of Fish and Game Council and clarifies it has sole authority to regulate freshwater fishing, hunting, and trapping. NJ - A135 Exempts contaminated and industrially-zoned sites from affordable housing rules. NJ - A151 Repeals requirement for general hospitals and State psychiatric hospitals to hold annual public meetings. NJ - A2871 Allows certain self-employed business owners to deduct their own pension plan contributions from gross income under the gross income tax. NJ - A536 Provides for philosophical exemption to mandatory immunizations. NJ - A132 Repeals sections of law pertaining to transfer of civil service and non-civil service employees of terminated local health agency to superseding agency. NJ - A1965 Permits a farm income averaging credit under the New Jersey gross income tax. NJ - A1630 Caps attorney fee awards in actions against public entities. NJ - A3831 Requires credit check for certain DEP loans to private dam owners and lake associations. NJ - A142 Provides for automatic waiver of juvenile case to adult court for repeat juvenile offenders. NJ - A144 Replaces references to Civil Service Commission with chairperson of commission to clarify duties and responsibilities of chairperson. NJ - A2766 Prohibits use of public funds for embryonic stem cell research. NJ - A3742 Requires certain documentation as proof of voter identity to vote; updates procedures for challenging voters regarding proof of identity. NJ - ACR190 Urges EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw proposed rule to redefine "the waters of the United States" under Clean Water Act. NJ - ACR21 Urges Congress and President to avoid the imposition of nationwide vehicle miles traveled tax. NJ - AR259 Opposes certain parts of National Park Service's "Vision 2030" for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. NJ - AR105 Honors United States Merchant Marine service. NJ - AR229 Memorializes Congress and President of United States to enact H.R. 923, allowing reciprocity for carrying of certain concealed firearms.