+ − Contact Information Phone: (856) 547-4800 Office Address: Contact Your Legislator(s) + − Committees (3) NJ - Human Services (Assembly) Title: member NJ - Telecommunications and Utilities (Assembly) Title: member NJ - Women and Children (Assembly) Title: vice-chair + − Sponsored Bills (85) NJ - A3291 "Drug Dealer Accountability Act;" increases penalties for distribution of phencyclidine; establishes criminal liability for drug dealers under certain circumstances; imposes civil and criminal penalties for combinations of controlled dangerous substances. NJ - A1125 Allows denial of coverage to an insured who commits fraud but not to innocent spouse. NJ - A4086 Expands notification when an offender is released from custody or transferred within the criminal justice system. NJ - A1115 Requires NJMVC to implement procedures for issuing nondriver identification cards to persons rendered immobile by disabilities. NJ - A3507 Provides that institutions of higher education require candidates for membership in or members of fraternities, sororities, sports teams, and other student organizations to sign anti-hazing agreement. NJ - A1127 Establishes "Small Business Revolving Loan and Credit Enhancement Fund" within EDA to provide loans and credit enhancement assistance to certain small businesses. NJ - A2481 Excludes from disclosure as public record e-mail addresses provided to government entities to receive emergency notices. NJ - AR148 Supports rescission of direct combat exclusion rule by Secretary of Defense for women in Armed Forces of United States. NJ - A1123 Requires person in business of selling all-terrain vehicles to properly register vehicle prior to delivery to buyer; increases penalties for violating all-terrain vehicle restrictions. NJ - A4010 Requires cost-saving reforms to administration of correctional health care. NJ - A3919 Requires State Police to produce brochure summarizing law governing transport and possession of firearms; requires MVC to make brochure available to new State residents registering vehicles. NJ - AR161 Supports nationwide efforts to develop and implement social impact bond and pay for success programs. NJ - A1110 Affords emergency services peer counselors confidentiality privileges. NJ - A1126 Permits voter registration of certain persons at age 17 for voting at next election occurring on or after 18th birthday. NJ - A3290 Requires certain buyers of precious metals and jewelry to pay by check and maintain certain records. NJ - A4167 Increases statute of limitations for prosecution of theft of firearm. NJ - A1117 Establishes the Early Childhood Educator Development Scholarship Program. NJ - A1132 Provides tax credit against corporation business tax and gross income tax for certain small businesses receiving qualifying loans. NJ - A1124 Requires landlord to permit tenant to remain in foreclosed property in certain circumstances. NJ - ACR176 Memorializes Congress and the President of the United States to enact legislation enforcing stricter firearms control measures. NJ - A1140 Increases domestic violence civil penalty and surcharge; imposes new civil penalties under certain circumstances; provides funds to Legal Services. NJ - A3289 "The New Jersey Social Innovation Act"; establishes social innovation loan pilot program and study commission within EDA. NJ - A3178 Authorizes sale of site of former Riverfront State Prison in City of Camden as State surplus property to NJEDA for public auction to prequalified developer. NJ - A3014 The "New Jersey Responsible Banking Act." NJ - A3816 "Public Utility Reliability Investment Act"; requires public utilities to file infrastructure improvement plans to increase service reliability with BPU. NJ - A1129 Provides for a municipal court community service fee. NJ - A2656 Exempts certain health information contained in 9-1-1 calls from definition of government record. NJ - A3471 Criminalizes mental or emotional hazing. NJ - A4194 Makes various changes to the "Urban Hope Act" including the financing and siting of renaissance school projects. NJ - ACR104 Proposes constitutional amendment to provide for adoption of local option property tax exemption for certain senior, veteran and disabled property taxpayers. NJ - A2830 "Opportunity Scholarship Act"; establishes pilot program in Department of Treasury providing tax credits to entities contributing to scholarships for low-income children; appropriates $1,500,000 to Treasury. NJ - AR43 Calls on Governor Christie to make it a priority to create jobs, provide jobs training, and spur economic development. NJ - A2988 Authorizes sale of certain property interests in public roads by local governments to connect certain electric generating facilities with customers; provides for net metering, virtual net metering and connections by public utility. NJ - A2462 Requires that public address, and phone number or email address, of local elected officials be available on local unit website. NJ - A4232 Creates pilot program to allow certain county utilities authorities to fund certain local infrastructure. NJ - A3767 Anti-Hazing Reporting and Immunity Pilot Program Act. NJ - A2648 Concerns disclosure of certain employment information. NJ - AR44 Urges President and U.S. Secretary of Transportation to assist in funding proposed Camden to Glassboro light rail extension. NJ - A4404 Requires completion of a computer science class as part of the high school graduation requirements. NJ - A1137 Concerns appeal of assessment of real property in certain municipalities. NJ - ACR151 Respectfully requests that Major League Baseball retire the number 21 in honor of the life and career of Roberto Clemente. NJ - A1121 Requires persons to report incidents of domestic violence to law enforcement and makes it a disorderly persons offense to fail to report. NJ - A1120 Requires training for certain staff working with persons with developmental disabilities. NJ - AR179 Urges federal Securities and Exchange Commission to promulgate regulations implementing provisions concerning crowdfunding in the "Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act." NJ - A2919 Creates the "New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act" to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. NJ - A2987 Places certain limitations on attorney solicitation letters. NJ - A1133 Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for business enterprises that are owned by or that employ veterans. NJ - A1114 The "Abandoned Cemetery Maintenance and Preservation Act." NJ - A1109 Requires that certain relocation notices be bilingual in municipalities where at least one-third of the population are likely to speak a common non-English native language. NJ - A1106 Authorizes "Proud to Be an American" license plate with proceeds to veterans' and emergency management organizations. NJ - A1112 Establishes procedure to insure inmates with military service receive all the veteran benefits to which they are entitled upon release. NJ - A3222 Revises law concerning the purchase of scrap metal. NJ - A3653 Criminalizes purchasing or owning weapon if person has previous conviction of unlawful possession of weapon. NJ - A2591 Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to NJ Alliance for Children Youth and Families. NJ - AR185 Urges State and local governments to support innovative public spaces. NJ - A1111 Prohibits sale of tobacco products in vending machines and establishes requirements for retail sales of tobacco. NJ - A1118 Establishes School Success Task Force to study the issues of student truancy, suspensions, expulsions, dropouts, and school violence. NJ - A4522 Requires public school student to receive instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of automated external defibrillator as requirement for high school graduation. NJ - A3906 Exempts mugshots of arrestees who have not been convicted of the underlying offense from State's open public records law. NJ - AR131 Urges President and US Congress take action to admit Puerto Rico as state. NJ - A4195 Prohibits sale and possession of undetectable firearms manufactured using three dimensional printing technology. NJ - A3918 Imposes mandatory fine and education requirement for prostitution offenses committed on school, registered day care or licensed child care facility property; creates fund. NJ - A1107 Establishes a gross income tax credit for attendance at New Jersey county colleges. NJ - A1113 Requires automobile insurers to maintain sales representation in urban rating territories. NJ - A1105 Requires prosecution of domestic violence-related cases in Superior Court; removes jurisdiction from municipal court. NJ - A3292 Requires school districts to provide instruction on responsible use of social media for middle school students as part of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Technology. NJ - A4523 Provides certain issuers of securities with exemption from registration. NJ - A4271 Concerns employment of certain minors as runway or print models. NJ - A1116 Establishes 180 day prohibition on purchase of handgun for certain individuals who fail to report loss or theft of firearm. NJ - A1135 Requires period of mandatory incarceration for second or subsequent conviction for prostitution. NJ - A1138 Exempts individuals with certain types of military service from certain fees and continuing education or professional competency requirements. NJ - A1108 Expands number of literacy advocacy programs eligible to receive voluntary taxpayer contributions through gross income tax returns. NJ - AJR38 Designates June of each year as "Men's Health Awareness Month." NJ - A1131 "Internet Service Provider Customer Bill of Rights." NJ - A1136 Upgrades offense and increases penalty for certain acts of defiant trespass. NJ - A4405 "New Jersey Open Data Initiative;" requires certain information be made available on Internet by State departments and agencies. NJ - A1128 Requires Commissioner of Education to annually evaluate the effectiveness of teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education in the State. NJ - A1134 Establishes bill of rights for authorized family members of persons with developmental disabilities. NJ - AR28 Urges Congress to create National Museum of American Latino History and Culture. NJ - A1139 Provides that NJBEST Program is available to persons with taxpayer identification number; establishes DREAM Commission to provide scholarships for children of immigrants; and requires teaching staff professional development include information on serving such children. NJ - A1122 Establishes the "Domestic Violence Tuition Waiver Program." NJ - A3223 Establishes the "Neighborhood Scholar Revitalization Pilot Program." NJ - A1130 Expands DNA database to include samples from certain arrestees; designated "Katie's Law." NJ - A3330 Requires developers constructing certain renewable energy generation systems to ensure that such systems would be functionally integrated to the electric grid prior to commencement of construction. NJ - A1141 "Urban Hope Act"; provides a process to permit authorized entities to build, operate, and manage "renaissance school projects" as public schools in no more than three identified failing districts. + − Cosponsored Bills (129) NJ - A3286 Requires MVC to issue driving privilege cards to persons who cannot prove lawful presence in the country. NJ - A2412 The "Safe Playing Fields Act"; restricts use of lawn care pesticides at child care centers and certain schools, playgrounds, and recreational fields. NJ - A1387 Permits municipalities to establish weapons free zones around schools and public facilities. NJ - A3038 Requires public water utilities to provide customers notice in utility bills of request for increase in rates. NJ - A2647 Requires employers post notice of worker rights under certain State and federal laws. NJ - A1966 Permits developer to qualify for low-interest loan from NJEDA when building a high performance green building. NJ - A3369 Appropriates $55 million from "2009 Green Acres Fund" for local government open space acquisition and park development projects, and approves $2,400,800 from 1995 bond act for coastal blue acres projects. NJ - A2752 Doubles amount of certain retirement income that may be excluded from gross income under gross income tax, eliminates income cap on exclusion. NJ - A1641 Exempts from payment certain taxes and energy charges for manufacturing facilities. NJ - A955 Establishes the Workforce Shortage Loan Redemption Program. NJ - A1319 Provides a plan to rebalance State resources to provide community services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities. NJ - A4193 Requires certain police vehicles to be equipped with cameras. NJ - A1397 Establishes New Jersey Food Access Initiative; funds initiative with certain sales tax revenue from urban enterprise zones for five years. NJ - A3687 Disqualifies person named on federal Terrorist Watchlist from obtaining firearms identification card or permit to purchase handgun. NJ - A1080 Increases fine and imposes license suspension for talking or texting on hand-held device while driving. NJ - A2027 Enacts the "Jessica Lunsford Act": imposes mandatory term of imprisonment; provides for negotiated reduction of mandatory term under certain circumstances. NJ - A958 Restores benefit under State earned income credit program to 25 percent of federal credit beginning in Tax Year 2011. NJ - A3878 Requires Commissioner of Banking and Insurance to establish public awareness campaign about new federally required health insurance exchange. NJ - A4521 Amends special charter of Gloucester City in Camden County to revise method of election of members of Common Council. NJ - A1272 Authorizes creation of economic recovery districts; authorizes certain economic recovery district management corporations to issue bonds secured by incentive grants. NJ - A1271 Requires a review of corporation business tax credit and gross income tax credit programs for payments to interns. NJ - A3692 Expands notification when an offender is released from custody or transferred within the criminal justice system. NJ - A2876 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2013. NJ - A2628 Establishes the "New Jersey Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act." NJ - A1381 Provides corporation business tax incentives for life sciences research. NJ - A1167 Creates grant program for newly established small businesses engaged in life sciences. NJ - A956 Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for employers who hire former prisoners. NJ - A1089 Establishes Division of Minority and Women Business Development and State Chief Disparity Officer to monitor efforts to promote participation by minority-owned and women-owned businesses in State contracting. NJ - A2744 Provides a NJHOPE credit, increases the current gross income tax homestead property tax credit, and increases the gross income tax rate on taxable income exceeding $1,000,000. NJ - A1843 "Group Home Fire Safety Act." NJ - A1643 Establishes a closing fund to provide financial resources for certain economic development projects. NJ - A3598 Establishes conditional dismissal program in municipal court. NJ - A282 Authorizes "100 percent Disabled Veteran" license plates for qualified veterans; entitles holders to handicapped parking privileges. NJ - A566 Provides corporation business tax credit and gross income tax credits for purchase and installation of certain electric vehicle charging stations. NJ - A3248 Establishes summary action to foreclose mortgages on vacant and abandoned residential property. NJ - A1636 Establishes Statewide database of beds in shelters for the homeless. NJ - A2611 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of natural gas, and charges for transportation or transmission of natural gas, to certain colleges and universities. NJ - A2925 Requires municipalities to submit economic growth plans to DCA for approval of continued participation in the urban enterprise zone program. NJ - A3509 Allows certain students including undocumented immigrants who meet certain criteria to qualify for in-State tuition at public institutions of higher education and State financial aid. NJ - A1303 Establishes a gross income tax credit for full time enrollment at four year institutions of higher education, county colleges and accredited post-secondary schools in New Jersey. NJ - A798 Revises penalties for animal cruelty, increasing degree of certain offenses; designated as Patrick's Law. NJ - A2124 Establishes as third degree crime new offense of serious bodily injury to an animal; revises other offenses and penalties for animal cruelty, increasing the degree of certain offenses; designated as Patrick's Law. NJ - A1016 Prohibits smoking in automobiles when children are present. NJ - A554 Provides that 20% of fee charged for initial certified copy of birth certificate shall be used to support certain activities of NJ Cord Blood Bank. NJ - A4125 Concerns earned sick leave. NJ - A1638 Expands existing film and digital media production tax credit programs; designated as the Garden State Film and Digital Media Jobs Act. NJ - A3422 Prohibits certain energy suppliers from making false and misleading claims to potential customers; prohibits suppliers' calls to customers where no business relationship exists. NJ - A3812 Requires transfer of certain records to DOLWD and DHS. NJ - A2649 Requires public contractors to report certain employment information. NJ - A2622 Requires members of governing boards of public institutions of higher education to complete a training program developed by the Commission on Higher Education. NJ - A3517 Requires Adjutant General of DMVA to issue State flag to resident enrolling in federal service academy. NJ - A2011 "New Jersey Homeless Veterans Grant Program Act;" establishes New Jersey Homeless Veterans Grant Program and allows voluntary contributions on gross income tax returns to support homeless veterans. NJ - A1398 Provides for homestead property tax relief for senior homestead owners with certain gross income based on higher of homestead credit or local school property taxes on first $60,000 of homestead value. NJ - A1083 Requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to develop and distribute a document containing student loan repayment information for school districts and nonpublic high schools to disseminate to students. NJ - A951 Increases gross income tax rate on income exceeding $1,000,000 for taxable year 2010. NJ - A3880 Authorizes dedicated National Association for the Advancement of Colored People license plate. NJ - A344 Upgrades assault on victims who are disabled. NJ - A2492 Establishes temperature control guidelines and standards for school facilities. NJ - A2612 Provides sales and use tax exclusion for charges for student parking provided by certain colleges and universities. NJ - A568 Authorizes public institution of higher education to establish in-municipality tuition rate for students who graduate from public high schools located in the same municipality as the institution. NJ - A1336 Permits registered voters to receive mail-in ballots automatically for all elections under certain conditions. NJ - A2258 Revises law concerning ticket sales. NJ - A1287 Provides for the designation of new charter school authorizers. NJ - A1289 Requires plans, specifications, and bid proposal documents for certain local public contracts to address soil contamination, and requires contracting unit to approve change order under certain circumstances related thereto. NJ - A1168 Creates matching grant program for small businesses engaged in life sciences. NJ - A706 Allows for five years corporation business tax and gross income tax deductions for net interest amount received on loans to certain qualified UEZ businesses. NJ - A2419 Provides for certain psychologists to prescribe medications. NJ - A3249 Establishes the "Healthy Workplace Act." NJ - A1343 Prohibits the use of certain fishing gear on artificial reefs. NJ - A4225 Allows certain students including undocumented immigrants who meet certain criteria to qualify for in-State tuition at public institutions of higher education and State financial aid. NJ - A1254 Provides a corporation business tax credit for certain investment in manufacturing equipment and manufacturing facility renovation, modernization and expansion. NJ - A3195 Establishes pilot program in DOE to recruit disadvantaged or minority men to teach in certain failing schools under alternate route program. NJ - A1178 Extends certain business tax credit programs to the gross income tax. NJ - A1830 Requires insurance coverage in the individual and small employer markets and SHBP and SEHBP for "off-label" uses of certain drugs. NJ - A3166 Permits appointment and transfer of certain special law enforcement officers and county park police officers by certain sheriffs and counties. NJ - A1283 Allows adoptees access to nonidentifying family medical history information. NJ - A700 Authorizes Office of Public Defender to provide legal representation for child in proceedings after parental rights have been terminated. NJ - A2131 Authorizes release of sex offender registration information to DHS and county welfare agencies. NJ - A1020 Establishes "Study Commission on E-Licensing." NJ - A3691 Requires school buildings to be equipped with emergency light and panic alarm linked to local law enforcement. NJ - A3162 "Higher Education Citizenship Equality Act;" defines domicile for dependent students for the purpose of eligibility for State student loans, grants, or scholarships and resident tuition rate. NJ - A2410 Establishes New Jersey Council on Responsible Fatherhood and Responsible Fatherhood Fund. NJ - A3095 The "Opioid Antidote and Overdose Prevention Act." NJ - A4444 Establishes "College Affordability Study Commission" to examine issues and develop recommendations to increase the affordability of higher education in New Jersey. NJ - A1762 Revises statutes concerning crematories and the cremation of human remains. NJ - A578 "Good Samaritan Emergency Response Act"; eliminates criminal liability for persons who seek medical assistance in response to drug overdose. NJ - A573 Requires public parking facilities at NJ Transit stations to be open to public on weekends and other occasions; permits reasonable fee for use of parking facility. NJ - A1450 "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain taxes for certain costs of rehabilitating historic properties. NJ - A1166 Permits municipality to enact ordinance regulating where sex offenders may reside; restricts locations of certain child care centers and school bus stops. NJ - A3352 The "Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection, and Treatment Act." NJ - A1176 Revises the NJ STARS and NJ STARS II Programs. NJ - A701 Exempts certain car-sharing programs from motor vehicle rental fees. NJ - A3219 Permits certain witnesses under the age of 16 and victims of any age to testify by closed circuit television in prosecutions for crimes or offenses involving domestic violence. NJ - A204 Allows corporation business tax credits as incentives for redevelopment of distressed shopping centers. NJ - A1022 Establishes linked deposit program allowing State Treasurer to deposit State funds at below market interest rates with certain banks. NJ - A697 Prohibits businesses that outsource jobs overseas from receiving State contracts or grants; prohibits investment of State funds in such businesses. NJ - A1338 Extends expiration date of certain permits pursuant to the "Permit Extension Act of 2008." NJ - A1084 "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act;" provides credits against corporation business and gross income taxes for investing in New Jersey emerging technology businesses. NJ - A1999 Increase gross income tax rate on income exceeding $1,000,000 for taxable years 2011 and 2012 and expands gross income tax exclusion for pensions, annuities and other retirement income for certain taxpayers beginning in 2011. NJ - A522 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. NJ - A2681 "Child Protection Act of 2012": amends statute of limitations for civil actions concerning sexual abuse; implements training programs for certain persons who work with children; establishes requirement for certain criminal background checks. NJ - A3096 Establishes conditional dismissal program in municipal court; alters eligibility requirements and increases fees for existing conditional discharge and supervisory treatment programs. NJ - A1277 Revises privileges of limited and restricted breweries. NJ - A1321 Establishes a New Jersey Homebuyer Tax Credit Program under the New Jersey gross income tax for home purchases during a qualified period. NJ - ACR63 Urges President and Congress of United States to enact assault weapons ban including prohibition against large capacity ammunition feeding devices. NJ - ACR204 Urges United States Congress to bestow Congressional Gold Medal upon Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "The Borinqueneers." NJ - ACR180 Urges President and Congress of United States to enact legislation enforcing stricter firearms control measures. NJ - ACR184 Establishes the "Joint Legislative Task Force on Health Insurance Exchange Implementation." NJ - ACR36 Amends Constitution to set minimum standards and procedures regarding certain contracts to privatize public services. NJ - AJR98 Designates second full week in September as "Marrow Donation Awareness Week." NJ - AR50 Urges Congress to pass "Paycheck Fairness Act." NJ - AR142 Urges Congress to pass legislation creating comprehensive pathway to United States citizenship. NJ - AR66 Honors and salutes New Jersey Youth Corps. NJ - AR88 Urges Congress of United States to enact legislation requested by President of United States to provide $60.4 billion in federal resources to help afflicted States along East Coast recover from damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy. NJ - S69 Increases fine and imposes license suspension for talking or texting on hand-held device while driving. NJ - S2156 Establishes summary action to foreclose mortgages on vacant and abandoned residential property. NJ - S2246 Appropriates $55 million from "2009 Green Acres Fund" for local government open space acquisition and park development projects, and approves $2,400,800 from 1995 bond act for coastal blue acres projects. NJ - S2177 Creates the "New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act" to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. NJ - S2821 Makes various changes to the Urban Hope Act including the financing and siting of renaissance school projects. NJ - S2082 The "Opioid Antidote and Overdose Prevention Act." NJ - S1755 Establishes the "New Jersey Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act." NJ - S874 Revises the NJ STARS and NJ STARS II Programs. NJ - S581 "New Jersey Angel Investor Tax Credit Act;" provides credits against corporation business and gross income taxes for investing in New Jersey emerging technology businesses. NJ - S2984 Amends special charter of Gloucester City in Camden County to revise method of election of members of Common Council. NJ - S527 Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for business enterprises that are owned by or that employ veterans. NJ - S1303 Revises penalties for animal cruelty, increasing degree of certain offenses; designated as Patrick's Law. NJ - SCR149 Urges United States Congress to bestow Congressional Gold Medal upon Puerto Rican 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "The Borinqueneers." NJ - SCR27 Respectfully requests that Major League Baseball retire the number 21 in honor of the life and career of Roberto Clemente. NJ - SCR144 Establishes the "Joint Legislative Task Force on Health Insurance Exchange Implementation."