+ − Contact Information Phone: (609) 677-8266 Office Address: 1801 Zion Rd. Suite 1 Northfield, NJ 08225 + − Committees (2) NJ - Regulatory Oversight and Gaming (Assembly) Title: member NJ - Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities (Assembly) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (65) NJ - A304 Reduces number of voters for whom person can serve as messenger; limits to three number of voted mail-in ballots transmittable by bearer; modifies conviction standard under vote by mail law. NJ - A272 Makes certain State and local appointed public officials ineligible, retroactive to July 1, 2007, for PERS membership regardless of prior PERS membership. NJ - A3086 Permits installation of GPS navigation devices which do not obstruct a motor vehicle operator's vision. NJ - A2691 Establishes designated driver motor vehicle license plates. NJ - A292 Adds public colleges and universities and county colleges to definition of a "qualifying economic redevelopment and growth grant incentive area." NJ - A299 Requires appointed or elected official receive annual salary of $50,000 or more for position to participate in PERS or DCRP. NJ - A285 Decreases the threshold percentages of student enrollment necessary for a sending school district to obtain representation on a receiving school district board of education. NJ - A297 Limits tuition rate charged by Atlantic City School District to per pupil amounts used to determine State school aid. NJ - A294 Makes all members of Legislature ineligible to participate in SHBP. NJ - A4330 Establishes specialty street rod and historic motor vehicle license plates and dedicates net proceeds to General Fund. NJ - A269 Permits in-person wagering at casinos on results of professional sports events, subject to voter approval and change in federal law. NJ - A4219 Eliminates requirement that at least one of two licenses issued under small-scale and staged casino facility pilot program must be staged casino facility license; permits these facilities to be located in renovated buildings. NJ - A279 Reduces number of members serving on Casino Control Commission from five to three. NJ - A282 Authorizes "100 percent Disabled Veteran" license plates for qualified veterans; entitles holders to handicapped parking privileges. NJ - A295 Requires persons convicted of possessing child pornography to register as sex offenders. NJ - A274 Eliminates PERS credit and health care benefits for appointees to State or local agency, board, commission, authority or instrumentality with annual compensation less than $20,000 and weekly hours fewer than 35. NJ - A303 Permits municipality to sell certain vehicles in connection with motor vehicle offenses. NJ - A2197 Makes various changes to registration and community notification requirements under Megan's Law. NJ - A2196 Increases fine for defacement of private property including property used for religious purposes. NJ - A2459 Prohibits certain drunk driver claims against licensed alcoholic beverage servers. NJ - A3138 Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act." NJ - A289 Authorizes counties to participate in property tax appeals for real property having a value of $10 million or more. NJ - A300 Allows elected official who is enrolled in PERS by virtue of another public position to waive coverage in retirement system based on that other public position. NJ - A3525 Provides that participation by New Jersey residents in certain cooking or baking contests does not constitute unlawful gambling. NJ - A296 Provides that members of Legislature employed in local government or public education must take approved leave of absence without pay from public employment for legislative duties. NJ - A302 Provides temporary exemption from sales and use tax for rental of certain hotel rooms. NJ - A298 Requires SJTA to provide a cash payment option at every toll plaza. NJ - A291 Eliminates imposition of corporation business tax on certain foreign corporations carrying passengers into and out of State in motor vehicle or motorbus. NJ - A290 Eliminates salary for part-time members of certain boards, commissions, and independent authorities. NJ - A270 Increases the types of matters eligible to be voted upon by a sending district representative on a receiving district board of education. NJ - A286 Provides gross income tax exclusion for income earned in aviation related employment during or after qualified aviation related job training. NJ - A288 Establishes innovation zone program and creates innovation zone around Aviation Research and Technology Park in Atlantic County. NJ - A273 Limits State appointment or employment of members of Legislature for two years after completion of legislative service. NJ - AR45 Urges New Jersey Chamber of Commerce to redirect annual train ride, reception, and dinner to Atlantic City, New Jersey. NJ - A2897 Requires certain services be prearranged before homeless person is relocated. NJ - A2690 Permits public referendum on certain bond ordinances in municipalities operating under the Walsh Act. NJ - A277 Increases penalty for certain type of manslaughter. NJ - A3984 Clarifies that municipalities that failed to fill police vacancies created by retirements are eligible for "Safe and Secure Communities" grants. NJ - A3584 Temporarily suspends penalties and interest for late payment of State taxes by businesses disrupted by Hurricane Sandy. NJ - A2104 Establishes practice driving requirements for examination and special learner's permit holders. NJ - A280 Authorizes county colleges and county vocational school districts to establish aviation related job certification, training, and internship programs and provides a corporation business tax credit for funds donated to support such programs. NJ - A2456 Clarifies that publication of all county ordinances may be by title and summary. NJ - A2198 Provides sales and use tax exemption for compressed natural gas used to fuel certain bus operation. NJ - A287 Expands "Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit" program to municipalities with casino gaming. NJ - A301 Immunizes from civil liability first responders who forcibly enter property to provide emergency assistance. NJ - A284 Reduces compensation afforded members of Legislature by 20%. NJ - A271 Makes elected officials with compensation less than $50,000 ineligible for health care benefits on the 61st day after enactment. NJ - A278 Extends Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program eligibility to areas located in municipality in which casino gaming is authorized. NJ - ACR20 Clarifies constitutional obligation of municipalities regarding affordable housing. NJ - A3374 Provides certain employees access to certain personnel records. NJ - A2762 Transfers the Div. of Fish and Wildlife and related entities to the Dept. of Agriculture. NJ - A2099 Immunizes from civil liability first responders who forcibly enter property to provide emergency assistance. NJ - A293 Prohibits Pinelands Commission from requiring pinelands development credits for construction of development project that includes affordable housing. NJ - A3134 Authorizes Commissioner of Education to approve waiver of salary cap for school district superintendent under certain circumstances. NJ - A281 Expands area for designation of eligible neighborhoods under "Neighborhood Revitalization State Tax Credit Act." NJ - ACR21 Proposes amendment to State Constitution to limit General Assembly members to five successive terms and Senate members to three successive terms. NJ - ACR156 Urges Governor to declare aviation a critical industry of NJ and make available NJ government resources to promote and assist development of aviation in NJ. NJ - A3161 The "Bio-based Heating Oil Act." NJ - A275 Prohibits nonrenewal of homeowners insurance policies based on proximity to water or risk of windstorm related claims. NJ - AJR70 Designates June of each year as "Designated Driver Awareness Month." NJ - A283 Creates "New Jersey Senior Labor Task Force." NJ - A3000 Changes various provisions of "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act." NJ - A2825 Allows municipality to restrict amount of alcoholic beverages carried into certain private establishments. NJ - A276 Provides that certain districts are not penalized in the calculation of State debt service aid for school facilities projects in which bonds were authorized but not issued prior to effective date of P.L.2008, c.39. NJ - A4057 Allows donations to funds supported by special license plates. + − Cosponsored Bills (160) NJ - A2876 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2013. NJ - A778 Upgrades the disorderly persons offense of desecration of a venerated object to a crime of the third degree if the object desecrated is a military monument. NJ - A4458 Requires use of headlights on motor vehicles when motor vehicle is operated in an area of highway construction or repair. NJ - A2898 Provides public access to certain information received or possessed by legislators. NJ - A2712 Upgrades crime of manslaughter to aggravated manslaughter under certain circumstances. NJ - A3642 Requires homeowners insurance consumer information brochure to contain one page summary of policy. NJ - A3495 "New Jersey Residents' Power Protection Act"; requires use of emergency power generators by various facilities and businesses; provides related tax incentives. NJ - A2653 Repeals State moratorium prohibiting taking of horseshoe crabs from State waters. NJ - A3283 Authorizes special Support Our Veterans license plate with proceeds supporting New Jersey homeless veteran's centers. NJ - A3592 Appropriates $38.5 million from "2009 Farmland Preservation Fund" and "Garden State Farmland Preservation Trust Fund" to State Agriculture Development Committee for county planning incentive grants. 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 - A2628 Establishes the "New Jersey Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act." NJ - A2451 Prohibits dual elective office holding and holding of elective office and public office or position. NJ - A1839 Requires insurance coverage for magnetic resonance imaging for women at high risk for breast cancer. NJ - A2519 Permits veterans' organizations to use net proceeds from games of chance for organizations' support. NJ - A3368 Appropriates $45 million from "2009 Green Acres Fund" and $12 million from "2009 Blue Acres Fund" for State acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation purposes, including Blue Acres projects. NJ - A2027 Enacts the "Jessica Lunsford Act": imposes mandatory term of imprisonment; provides for negotiated reduction of mandatory term under certain circumstances. NJ - A483 Establishes new crimes concerning service dogs and upgrades crimes against certain other animals. NJ - A397 Doubles amount of certain retirement income that may be excluded from gross income under the gross income tax. NJ - A3987 Requires parental consent for the sale of video games containing mature and adult content to minors. NJ - A4346 Makes construction work on public utilities subject to "The Public Works Contractor Registration Act." NJ - A4279 Provides supplemental enrollment growth aid to districts that experienced significant enrollment growth; appropriates $21,881,000 to DOE. NJ - A2550 Provides for representation of certain regions of State on New Jersey Turnpike Authority. NJ - A2577 Revises calculation of assessments concerning certain casino licensee fees and clarifies certain conditions of employment concerning Atlantic City Tourism District. NJ - A2629 Exempts, for five years, certain new business activities in pinelands area from compliance with Pinelands Commission development approval process. NJ - A2882 Requires professional boards to provide credits toward requirements for licensure for veterans with substantially equivalent training. NJ - A4350 Permits Internet gaming equipment to be located at certain secure facilities in Atlantic City. NJ - A3336 Permits NJ boat manufacturers to qualify for EDA loans for renewable energy technology, equipment, or systems. NJ - A847 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website. NJ - A1898 Extends burial of indigent veterans to those who did not serve in time of war; clarifies role of DMVA in identifying deceased veterans; provides additional funding, subject to availability, for burial of indigent veterans. NJ - A4459 Establishes the "Superstorm Sandy Victims' Bill of Rights." NJ - A690 Exempts individuals with certain types of military service from certain professional and occupational fees and continuing education requirements. NJ - A343 Eliminates smoking ban exemption for casinos and simulcasting facilities. NJ - A3205 Revises "New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act." NJ - A1611 Makes desecration of a military monument a crime of the third degree. NJ - A657 Authorizes free hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and free admission to State parks and forests for individuals with certain types of military service. NJ - A3470 Requires certain contractors to verify work authorization of newly hired employees. NJ - A3624 Provides that participation by New Jersey residents in contests of skill does not constitute unlawful gambling. NJ - A2022 Requires insurers to cover breast evaluations and other additional medically necessary testing under certain circumstances and requires certain mammogram reports to contain information on breast density. NJ - A3632 Requires disclosure of water damage prior to vehicle sales. NJ - A4394 Provides standards for home elevation contractors. NJ - A2182 "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act." NJ - A1885 Creates State contract set-aside program for businesses owned and operated by disabled veterans. NJ - A4184 Authorizes NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2014. NJ - A4253 Permits adoptees and certain others to obtain adoptee's original birth certificate and other related information. NJ - A2756 Provides surviving spouses of certain fire and police personnel who die in line of duty with workers' compensation for entire period of survivorship. NJ - A841 "Transparency in Government Act;" provides for establishment of State public finance website. NJ - A481 Fred Baker's Law; establishes July 30th of each year as "Corrections Officer Day." NJ - A3880 Authorizes dedicated National Association for the Advancement of Colored People license plate. NJ - A3725 Permits certain county boards of chosen freeholders to publish notices of proposed or amended ordinances by title and summary. NJ - A777 Excludes certain federal employee Thrift Savings Fund contributions from gross income under the gross income tax. NJ - A3323 Requires each State agency to review permits issued by the agency and make neccessary changes to expedite and facilitate permitting. NJ - A2575 Makes various changes regarding regulation of casino gaming; limits use of certain Casino Reinvestment Development Authority assets and revenues; permits use of mobile devices at casinos and racetracks to place wagers on sports or athletic events NJ - A3057 Criminalizes second or subsequent drunk driving offenses in certain cases. NJ - A2258 Revises law concerning ticket sales. NJ - A1744 Permits affordable housing occupancy preferences for veterans through municipal agreements with developer. NJ - A1133 Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for business enterprises that are owned by or that employ veterans. NJ - A1028 Eliminates general purpose, supplemental and mansion realty transfer fees. NJ - A1033 Authorizes Sunday bow hunting on federal military installations. NJ - A2585 Requires DEP to obtain legislative approval and authorization for any fee increase, or imposition of a new regulatory fee. NJ - A498 Reestablishes historic driving privileges afforded holders of agricultural driver's licenses in operating farm equipment and vehicles. NJ - A4032 "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 - A2237 Requires health benefits coverage for mammograms for women under 40 who lack access to family medical history due to their or their parent's adoption. NJ - A3351 Prohibits the use of county and municipal vehicles by part-time elected local government officers. NJ - A850 Removes authority of MVC to increase certain fees; sets certain fees by statute. NJ - A1500 Repeals "Global Warming Response Act" and related sections of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative implementing law. NJ - A870 Provides for no net loss of DEP lands for fishing, hunting, and trapping purposes. NJ - A3295 Establishes certain exceptions for emergency personnel operating personal watercraft while providing rescue services. NJ - A4191 Exempts certain persons from all-terrain vehicle use restrictions. NJ - A401 Eliminates supplemental realty transfer fee. NJ - A615 Eliminates the New Jersey inheritance tax and repeals chapters 33 through 37 of Title 54 of the Revised Statutes. NJ - A3192 Requires labeling of all foods containing genetically modified material. NJ - A3998 Enacts the "NJ Family First Employer Act"; establishes award for certain employers. NJ - A1063 Provides that certain permits and approvals for critical infrastructure projects must be acted upon within 45 days. NJ - A4055 Provides gross income tax deduction for costs of purchasing and installing battery backups for certain home solar electrical generators. NJ - A1331 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of services performed to certain prewritten computer software delivered electronically. NJ - A1473 Authorizes COAH to credit municipalities with 1.5 units of fair share affordable housing obligation for each unit of transitional housing occupied by a veteran. NJ - A3610 Requires disclosure of storm or flood damage in vehicle sales. NJ - A2592 Requires condominium and homeowners' associations to provide information to federal home loan insurance providers at no cost to potential buyers. NJ - A873 Establishes "New Jersey Commission on Government Efficiency and Cost Control" to recommend measures for efficiency and cost reduction in State government. NJ - A3726 Repeals anachronistic, superceded, or invalidated sections of statutory law. NJ - A1759 Revises statutes concerning dental hygienists and dentists. NJ - A1439 Establishes a magnet school pilot program in DOE. NJ - A4011 Requires disclosure of water damage prior to household appliance sales. NJ - A2663 Provides post-traumatic stress disorder from military service during combat may be mitigating factor during sentencing. NJ - A2584 Requires DEP to allow for correction of technical and administrative permit application violations; and subjects adoption of DEP technical manuals to Administrative Procedure Act." NJ - A1571 Expands education requirements for special learner's and examination permits. NJ - A484 Designates portion of U.S. Route No. 40 in Buena Borough, Atlantic County as "Peter 'Pete' Dandrea Section of the Harding Highway." NJ - A1368 Provides for conscientious exemption to mandatory immunizations. NJ - A1878 Requires binding arbitration to determine contested cases involving dismissal or reduction in compensation of tenured public school employees. NJ - A306 Eliminates dual governmental pay to members of Legislature for legislative duties. NJ - A2956 Changes law regulating size limits of lobsters. NJ - A3988 Prohibits sale of video games containing mature and adult content to minors. NJ - A4149 Authorizes New Jersey Racing Commission to grant special permit for horse racing on beach; allows wagering on such races. NJ - A2014 Establishes Helmets to Hardhats pilot program in New Jersey Turnpike Authority. NJ - A1171 Encourages local unit sharing of services; makes appropriations. NJ - A2674 Requires health insurance coverage for certain amino acid-based elemental formulas. NJ - A628 Requires reservation of portion of tenant vouchers under State rental assistance program for veterans. NJ - A1138 Exempts individuals with certain types of military service from certain fees and continuing education or professional competency requirements. NJ - A494 Establishes recreational fishing license plate; dedicates fees to coastal fishing research. NJ - A2892 Allows certain military spouses with out-of-State teaching license to receive temporary instructional certificate in New Jersey. NJ - A439 Requires Attorney General to seize campaign funds of convicted candidates; prohibits convicted criminal offenders from making contributions to candidates and committees. NJ - A4134 Revises exemption from "unemployment compensation law" for operators of certain motor vehicles. NJ - A3705 Provides certain small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy a corporation business tax or gross income tax credit for certain reinvestment in Shore municipalities. NJ - A2889 Provides for temporary nurse licensure for qualified nonresident military spouses. NJ - A3804 Authorizes creation of special Omega Psi Phi license plate. NJ - A2931 Permits toll-free passage on State toll roads for certain buses traveling to casinos. NJ - A2071 Requires State, counties, municipalities, and instrumentalities thereof to post public employee contracts on respective websites; requires posting on Civil Service Commission's website when local unit does not maintain own website. NJ - A1338 Extends expiration date of certain permits pursuant to the "Permit Extension Act of 2008." NJ - A4186 Concerns assessment of penalties for certain fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits and requires recovered penalties deposited into unemployment compensation fund. NJ - A522 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. NJ - A1764 Imposes a two-year moratorium on increases in public utility rates. NJ - A3324 Requires State to review all licenses and certifications granted thereby, and recommend and make certain changes. NJ - A1339 Exempts military personnel receiving combat zone pay from the gross income tax. NJ - A1343 Prohibits the use of certain fishing gear on artificial reefs. NJ - A4118 Clarifies that crime victim has a right to make a victim impact statement directly to the defendant at sentencing. NJ - A4183 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2014. NJ - A2877 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2013. NJ - A3889 Requires consideration of increased property value due to dune construction in determining compensation provided for condemned beachfront property. NJ - A1887 Prohibits imposition of corporation business tax on certain foreign corporations carrying passengers into and out of State in motor vehicle or motorbus. NJ - A4012 Requires Adjutant General to consider need for inpatient hospice care for admission to veterans' facilities; permits waiver of State residency requirement. NJ - A2891 Provides for EMT and Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic certification for certain veterans. NJ - A3325 Authorizes certain cooperative purchasing agreements involving certain State and local government entities for certain purchases. NJ - A963 "The New Jersey Healthcare Choice Act"; permits health insurers licensed in other states to provide coverage in New Jersey under certain circumstances. NJ - A3061 Exempts certain persons from HVACR licensing requirement; clarifies definition of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration. NJ - A2492 Establishes temperature control guidelines and standards for school facilities. NJ - ACR72 Proposes constitutional amendment to provide for Statewide initiative and referendum. NJ - ACR89 Proposes constitutional amendment to incrementally increase amount of senior citizens' and disabled persons' property tax deduction from $250 to $500 per year; increases income eligibility limit. NJ - ACR115 Urges New Jersey Historical Commission to promote New Jersey's 350th anniversary. NJ - ACR66 Urges President and Congress to delay normalizing relations with Cuba until Joanne Chesimard is extradited. NJ - ACR131 Provides for special session of Legislature to consider property tax relief and reform. NJ - ACR40 Proposes constitutional amendment to preserve right of people to fish, hunt, trap and harvest fish and wildlife. NJ - ACR114 Proposes constitutional amendment to allow veterans' organizations to use net proceeds from games of chance for support of organization. NJ - AJR94 Congratulates Israel for 65th anniversary of independence. NJ - AJR45 Permanently establishes September 4th as "Richard Somers Day." NJ - AR93 Expresses support for the New Jersey State Building & Construction Trades Council's Helmets to Hardhats program. NJ - AR119 Honors New Jersey National Guard for service during Hurricane Sandy. NJ - AR118 Honors New Jersey emergency medical services personnel for service during Hurricane Sandy. NJ - AR178 Urges Congress to enact "Sandy Disaster Fisheries Relief Act." NJ - AR34 Proposes Assembly rule requiring a bill having a fiscal impact on the State budget identify offsetting revenues or reductions in appropriations prior to final consideration. NJ - AR134 Declares NJ's tourism industry and shore areas open for business; encourages visitors to explore and support destinations in State. 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 - AR112 Memorializes Congress and the President to reform federal trade policy. NJ - S527 Authorizes local public contract set-aside program for business enterprises that are owned by or that employ veterans. NJ - S1981 Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2013. NJ - S792 Requires insurers to cover breast evaluations and other additional medically necessary testing under certain circumstances and requires certain mammogram reports to contain information on breast density. NJ - S2248 Appropriates $45 million from "2009 Green Acres Fund" and $12 million from "2009 Blue Acres Fund" for State acquisition of lands for recreation and conservation purposes, including Blue Acres projects. NJ - S87 Permits veterans' organizations to use net proceeds from games of chance for organizations' support. NJ - S1323 Makes various changes regarding regulation of casino gaming; limits use of certain Casino Reinvestment Development Authority assets and revenues; permits use of mobile devices at casinos and racetracks to place wagers on sports or athletic events NJ - S1415 Establishes Helmets to Hardhats pilot program in New Jersey Turnpike Authority. NJ - S1755 Establishes the "New Jersey Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act." NJ - S298 Revises statutes concerning dental hygienists and dentists. NJ - S1868 Provides sales and use tax exemption for sales of services performed to certain prewritten computer software delivered electronically. NJ - S2738 Concerns assessment of penalties for certain fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits and requires recovered penalties deposited into unemployment compensation fund. NJ - S2817 Appropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2014. 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 - S316 Permits certain county boards of chosen freeholders to publish notices of proposed or amended ordinances by title and summary. NJ - S2816 Authorizes NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2014. NJ - S829 Permits affordable housing occupancy preferences for veterans through municipal agreements with developer. NJ - SCR11 Proposes constitutional amendment to allow veterans' organizations to use net proceeds from games of chance for support of organization.