+ − Contact Information Phone: (609) 654-1498 Office Address: 176 Route 70 Suite 13 Medford, NJ 08055 + − Sponsored Bills (31) NJ - A2075 Prohibits the construction of school facilities on a contaminated or remediated site. NJ - A2078 Requires person eligible for health care benefits from more than one public entity to choose coverage from only one. NJ - A2559 Exempts certain surviving spouses and surviving civil union partners of certain disabled veterans from components of the realty transfer fee. NJ - AR125 Urges Congress to pass H.R. 4031, which authorizes VA Secretary to remove or transfer senior employees due to poor performance. NJ - A2082 Revises procedure for removal of municipal administrator by municipal council; provides for payment of balance of salary to municipal administrator upon removal. NJ - A2090 Establishes fine for committing motor vehicle offense that results in collision with bicyclist. NJ - A2092 Requires condominium and homeowners' associations to provide information to federal home loan insurance providers at no cost to potential buyers. NJ - A2093 Exempts, for five years, certain new business activities in pinelands area from compliance with Pinelands Commission development approval process. NJ - A2085 Requires Commissioner of Community Affairs to compile and annually update list of all unfunded State and federal mandates on municipalities and counties. NJ - A2083 Increases penalties for luring a child and kidnapping. NJ - A2874 Provides counties and municipalities with additional discretion when leasing public land for agricultural or horticultural use. NJ - A2077 Increases penalties for unauthorized display or use of emergency warning lights. NJ - A2091 Eliminates the office of the executive county superintendent of schools and transfers all the duties of that office to the Commissioner of Education. NJ - A2080 Provides enhanced penalties for making a false report to law enforcement authorities in certain circumstances. NJ - A2087 Establishes crime of using blue lights or other insignia on vehicle to impersonate law enforcement authority. NJ - A2095 Requires public utilities to provide customers notice of request for increase in rates; revises requirements related to hearings on proposed rate increases. NJ - A2088 Prohibits public institutions of higher education from increasing resident undergraduate tuition by more than 2% over the prior academic year. NJ - A2084 Establishes crime for adult to misrepresent age in order to join youth serving organization. NJ - A2096 Gives priority status for connection of solar photovoltaic systems for customer-generators who are public entities. NJ - A2089 Defines and removes limits on municipal market to affordable programs. NJ - A2098 Prohibits smoking at State parks, forests, beaches, and wildlife management areas. NJ - A2097 Prohibits smoking on property acquired or developed for recreation and conservation purposes by local government units or nonprofit organizations using State funds. NJ - A2086 Exempts sheltered workshops from disclosure and fingerprinting requirements for certain solid waste operations. NJ - A2081 Prohibits implementation of formula-based rates for sewerage authorities and electric, gas and water public utilities. NJ - A2079 Requires inmates with sufficient means to pay their incarceration costs. NJ - A3236 Transfers records management functions of Division of Archives and Records Management from Department of State to Department of Treasury; transfers State Records Committee from Department of State to Department of Treasury. NJ - A3968 Requires public utilities to provide priority service to public schools, private schools, and public safety agencies. NJ - A4070 Limits authority of court to order one or both parents to pay post-high school education expenses on behalf of a child if both parents agree that they will not pay such expenses. NJ - A2076 Prohibits sale of emergency warning lights to unauthorized motorists. NJ - A2099 Allows New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy to accept alternative proof of education for licensure of current practitioners. NJ - A2094 Requires public utilities to mail customers detailed explanation of rate settlement agreements prior to final BPU vote. + − Cosponsored Bills (68) NJ - A4528 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2016. NJ - A545 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. NJ - A1283 Requires notification of certain domestic violence victims through the Victim Information and Notification Everyday System (VINE). NJ - A1642 Creates exemption from certain MVC fees for prisoners of war. NJ - A2008 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of services performed to certain prewritten computer software delivered electronically. NJ - A4864 Links police and fire interest arbitration base salary cap to property tax levy; makes cap permanent. NJ - A3935 Provides credits under corporation business tax and gross income tax for qualified wages of certain disabled veterans. NJ - A3229 Appropriates $22,463,000 in 2003 bond act monies for loans to fund dam restoration projects. NJ - A3250 Excludes certain Medicaid income from gross income tax. NJ - A4285 Requires certain funds paid to CRDA to be awarded to Atlantic County for property tax relief. NJ - A756 Bars companies which hire illegal aliens from public contracts, grants, loans, or tax incentives for seven years. NJ - A163 "The Reliability, Preparedness, and Storm Response Act of 2012"; requires public utilities to file certain information concerning emergency preparedness with BPU and increases certain penalties. NJ - A1621 Prohibits terminal leave compensation for local government employees. NJ - A4263 Requires reimbursement of certain Casino Reinvestment Development Authority grants and payment of those grants to Atlantic County for property tax relief. NJ - A2029 Replaces NJ Wine Industry Advisory Council with NJ Wine Board and establishes new duties and authorizes revenue-producing activities. NJ - A733 Permits certain portion of municipal development trust funds to be spent on housing affordability assistance to veterans. NJ - A2100 Provides for use of alternative dispute resolution to settle disagreements between State agencies concerning public works projects. NJ - A4549 Concerns disclosure requirements for certain propane sales. NJ - A2101 Requires use of pervious concrete by State agencies under certain circumstances. NJ - A2104 Requires BPU to issue written decision concerning utility rate increase approvals to public via its website. NJ - A2102 Restricts occupancy of dwelling unit in age-restricted community to older adults following resale. NJ - A2849 "Military Dependents Scholarship Fund Act"; provides college scholarships to the spouses and children of those killed, missing in action or disabled in Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn. NJ - A1667 Permits child whose parent or guardian is ordered into active military service to remain enrolled in school district where child's parent or guardian resided prior to active military service. NJ - A3710 Prohibits MVC from imposing duplicate license or identification card fee and digitized picture fee if duplicate is requested to reflect change in organ donor status. NJ - A2019 Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse application fees and transcript fees for veterans and members of the military. NJ - A617 Prohibits sending unsolicited advertising by text messaging, and requires companies offering text messaging services to allow customers to block all incoming and outgoing text messages. NJ - A4529 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2016. NJ - A578 Designates May of each year "Military Appreciation Month" in New Jersey. NJ - A4680 Gives priority to applicants for firearms purchaser identification card and permits to purchase handguns when domestic violence restraining order is in effect. NJ - A810 Exempts veterans' organizations from nonprofit corporation annual report filing fee. NJ - A932 Requires Adjutant General to consider need for inpatient hospice care for admission to veterans' facilities; permits waiver of State residency requirement. NJ - A3496 Increases filing threshold and applicable exclusion amount for the New Jersey estate tax to $5 million over period of five years. NJ - A961 Requires an annual State debt affordability analysis be included in the State Debt Report. NJ - A4559 Appropriates $88,592,361 from "Garden State Green Acres Preservation Trust Fund" and various Green Acres bond funds for local government open space acquisition and park development projects. NJ - A892 Enacts the "Jessica Lunsford Act;" imposes mandatory term of imprisonment; provides for negotiated reduction of mandatory term under certain circumstances. NJ - A2388 Concerns registration of contractors and sets criteria for responsible bidders in public work. NJ - A1812 Extends protections of the new vehicle "lemon law" to new farm tractors purchased or leased in New Jersey. NJ - A3564 Revises requirements and training standards for first responders under New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1987. NJ - A735 Establishes task force to study issues facing returning members of the United States Armed Forces and New Jersey National Guard and make recommendations on how State should address issues. NJ - A3264 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2015. NJ - A3265 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2015. NJ - A2106 Codifies DEP's New Jersey Recycling Awards Program to annually recognize outstanding recycling achievements. NJ - A1229 Prohibits public utility from filing rate increase petition under certain circumstances. NJ - A1751 Extends eligibility for veterans' property tax deduction to residents of continuing care retirement communities. NJ - A2987 Makes various changes to interest arbitration procedures; repeals sunset provision. NJ - A4262 Provides gross income tax credit for income derived from certain live performances contracted for and rendered by A-list performing artists within the Atlantic City Tourism District on a recurring basis and within the State. NJ - A3670 Provides for increase in allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities. NJ - A2875 Clarifies law regarding local public contract specifications and leases of public land for agricultural or horticultural use. NJ - A1080 Prohibits smoking at public parks and beaches. NJ - A157 "Direct Tax Relief for New Jersey Families Act"; Establishes the New Jersey Direct Property Tax Relief Program; increases the renter's gross income tax credit for property taxes; and increases the earned income tax credit. NJ - A2736 Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for certain employers engaged in farming operations. NJ - A2105 Revises requirements related to public hearings on proposed public utility rate increases. NJ - A2103 Establishes crime of initiating a false "Amber Alert." NJ - A2945 Establishes permanent police and fire interest arbitration cap. NJ - A3727 Permits county clerk or register of deeds and mortgages to create Gold Star Parent identification card. NJ - A4514 Regulates the authority of the court to make provision for the educational expenses of an unemancipated child in certain instances involving child support. NJ - ACR22 Proposes constitutional amendment to provide that release on bail may be denied to certain offenders. 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 - ACR94 Proposed constitutional amendment to preserve right of people to hunt, fish and harvest game subject to certain regulations. NJ - ACR257 Proposes constitutional amendment to authorize Legislature to permit by law establishment and operation of casinos in certain counties. NJ - AJR12 Commemorates 60th anniversary of United States Small Business Administration and 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week. NJ - AR110 Calls on Congress to exclude Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and Picatinny Arsenal when considering future defense budget cuts. NJ - AR101 Recognizes March of 2014 as Irish History and Heritage Month. NJ - AR154 Expresses support for State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from Hamas terrorist organization, additional aid for Iron Dome program, and permanent demilitarization of Hamas. NJ - AR108 Recognizes that United Airlines will begin providing service at Atlantic City International Airport and urges SJTA and PANYNJ to identify and recruit additional airlines. NJ - S1649 Appropriates $22,463,000 in 2003 bond act monies for loans to fund dam restoration projects. NJ - S2123 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2015. NJ - S2122 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2015.