+ − Contact Information Phone: (908) 624-0880 Office Address: Contact Your Legislator(s) + − Committees (2) NJ - Human Services (Assembly) Title: member NJ - Law and Public Safety (Assembly) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (119) NJ - A4570 Expands eligibility for reduced-cost spaying and neutering program to any disabled State resident. NJ - A815 Allows child support payor to petition court for accounting of recipient's disposition of child support funds under certain circumstances. NJ - A830 Prohibits soliciting of campaign contributions on any public property by elective public office candidates; prohibits persons from making contributions to such candidates on any public property. NJ - A3974 Prohibits persons with certain disorderly persons convictions from purchasing firearm. NJ - AR124 Requests State Comptroller to conduct follow-up audit of residential community release programs. NJ - A2638 Requires Division of Purchase and Property to provide additional notification of contracting opportunities to vendors or potential vendors providing or interested in providing home health care services to State agencies. NJ - A4411 Prohibits use of facial recognition systems except in certain circumstances. NJ - A4362 Establishes $800,000,000 program of tax credits for qualified residential projects; restricts $200,000,000 for 100 percent-dedicated affordable housing. NJ - A3971 Prohibits Governor or Lieutenant Governor from appearing in certain announcements and federal or State-funded advertisements during gubernatorial election year. NJ - AJR89 Urges President and US Senate to ratify Arms Trade Treaty proposed by United Nations. NJ - A3619 Requires cable television, telecommunications, and utility service providers request alternate mode of communication from customers; requires that providers contact customers in event of service interruptions and emergencies. NJ - A3666 Prohibits mail order, Internet, telephone, and any other anonymous method of ammunition sale or transfer in New Jersey. NJ - A821 Requires owners of certain newly developed shopping centers to provide electric vehicle charging stations. NJ - A811 Increases sheriffs' fees for executing arrest warrants in Special Civil Part. NJ - A3667 Requires mental health screening by licensed professional to purchase a firearm. NJ - A4569 Concerns low emission and zero emission vehicles; establishes Clean Vehicle Task Force. NJ - A3752 Requires firearms to be unloaded and securely locked or stored within home. NJ - A4122 Encourages school districts and nonpublic schools to increase student participation in school breakfast programs. NJ - A3707 Establishes a ballistics identifier program for certain firearms. NJ - A2639 Directs Department of the Treasury to post on its website appropriation amounts for public institutions of higher education. NJ - A824 Requires certain municipal, school and fire district elections occur on date of nonpartisan municipal elections. NJ - A814 Permits municipalities to use auxiliary police in non-emergency situations. NJ - A818 Clarifies that motor vehicle rental companies may recover, through a "vehicle registration recovery fee" separately stated in rental agreement, certain costs of doing business. NJ - A3753 Increases references required for application for handgun permit and firearms identification card from two to five. NJ - A4143 Requires municipality to revoke autocab consent for certain motor vehicle violations. NJ - A4412 Extends Class Two special law enforcement training for time deployed. NJ - A810 Creates e-mail registration requirement for convicted stalkers. NJ - A2209 Restores benefit under State earned income credit program to 25 percent of federal credit beginning in Tax Year 2012. NJ - A804 Concerns unwanted delivery of newspapers. NJ - A4363 Provides that the New Jersey Supreme Court shall have the authority to administer juror challenges through its rulemaking process. NJ - A4563 Establishes "knockout game" assault as second-degree aggravated assault. NJ - A2581 Applies current laws banning political contributions by certain business entities holding public contracts to State colleges and universities. NJ - A2582 Requires municipal approval prior to issuance of special concessionaire permit. NJ - A803 "Statewide Drought Management Act." NJ - A817 Excludes cosmetic dentistry from cosmetic medical procedures gross receipts tax. NJ - A3664 Reduces lawful maximum capacity of certain ammunition magazines in New Jersey. NJ - A3720 Provides grants for cleanup of flood damaged residential property; establishes New Jersey Flood Cleanup Fund; appropriates $5 million. NJ - AR210 Urges Congress and President of United States to enact "National Nurse Act of 2013." NJ - A806 Establishes timeframes for certain stages in interest arbitration procedures. NJ - A827 Requires Chief Administrator of Motor Vehicle Commission to establish standards for average customer wait times at facilities. NJ - A4564 Implements recommendations of the SCI report entitled "Scenes from an Epidemic" concerning prescription drug and heroin abuse. NJ - A813 Establishes lawn watering restrictions; authorizes DEP to adopt water conservation regulations and to reduce water supply application backlog; and requires installation of automatic rain sensor devices under certain circumstances. NJ - A3949 Authorizes conversion of seasonal license to sell alcoholic beverages to plenary retail license under certain circumstances. NJ - A3662 Prohibits appointment of an executive of company regulated by Board of Public Utilities to governing board of public institution of higher education. NJ - A3663 The "Green Acres, Water Supply and Floodplain Protection, and Farmland and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2013," authorizes bonds for $400 million; appropriates $5,000. NJ - A3750 Establishes regulatory and reporting program for all ammunition sales. NJ - A3884 Imposes gross receipts tax on retail sales of firearms ammunition and use tax on use of certain firearms ammunition; establishes "Gun Buyback Fund." NJ - A4040 Concerns public hearing requirements for public utilities requesting rate increases. NJ - A3216 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to prospective students certain cost, loan, and debt information in financial aid shopping sheet. NJ - A4575 Establishes loan redemption program for teachers in certain fields to redeem loan amounts received under New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program through employment in certain failing schools. NJ - A2771 Requires four-year public institutions of higher education to achieve certain graduation rates for full-time undergraduate students to receive full State aid entitlement. NJ - A3801 Requires persons engaged in retail business of selling ammunition and their employees be licensed by State Police. NJ - A4058 Establishes "School Shelter Grant Program" in Department of Education. NJ - A3973 Disqualifies persons with three drunk driving or refusal convictions in five years from purchasing firearm. NJ - A823 Replaces plenary winery and farm winery licenses with small winery and wine manufacturing licenses. NJ - A3934 Requires certain common areas and facilities of assisted living facilities to be generator ready; provides related tax relief. NJ - A4499 Requires vacancies in US Senate be filled only by special election; removes authority of Governor to make appointment to fill vacancy. NJ - A4498 Bars public entities and public employees from entering into confidential settlements of claims against them; provides that such settlements constitute public records. NJ - A812 Permits the issuance of restraining orders against persons charged with certain prostitution related offenses. NJ - A3749 Authorizes retired law enforcement officers to provide security in public schools. NJ - A2688 Establishes the "Homeowners Down Payment Insurance Pilot Program" in HMFA. NJ - A3654 "Vegetation Management Response Act"; concerns vegetation management related to electric public utility infrastructure. NJ - AJR90 Requests State Auditor to review Bayside State Prison food service operations pilot program to determine impact on jobs of State employees. NJ - A3690 Declares violence a public health crisis and establishes "Study Commission on Violence." NJ - A2330 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to establish performance-based funding plan for public institutions of higher education. NJ - ACR212 Urges DHS to eliminate new State reviews of county-approved applications for benefits under Work First New Jersey General Public Assistance program. NJ - A4500 Provides for development and implementation of State trauma system. NJ - A4501 "New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act II of 2013." NJ - AJR111 Establishes Review Commission on Benefit Reforms to assess impacts of 2011 public employee pension and health benefit reforms. NJ - A4364 Prohibits use of certain technology for unauthorized electronic surveillance of cellular telephones and portable electronic devices. NJ - A831 Prohibits certain political activity by members and employees of local boards of education. NJ - A833 Provides that when addressing emergency Governor cannot take action that is inconsistent with statutes unless irreparable harm will result. NJ - A826 Requires incarcerated individual be counted for redistricting purposes at previous address if State resident and not counted if incarcerated and not State resident. NJ - A820 Requires four-year institutions of higher education to achieve a minimum 50% five-year graduation rate for full time students within five years. NJ - A819 Establishes uniform lower contribution limits and requires greater disclosure of all campaign contributions received by candidates; repeals laws regulating campaign contributions by entities performing certain public contracts. NJ - A808 "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act"; requires each four-year public institution of higher education to provide on its website certain information regarding its costs, faculty, and graduation rates. NJ - A4497 Requires driver's license examination to include questions on distracted driving; makes it a violation for motorists to talk or text on hand-held wireless devices while vehicle is temporarily stopped. NJ - A3661 Requires EDA to issue report concerning conveyance of real property. NJ - A2692 "Christopher's Law;" provides court with option of ordering juveniles adjudicated delinquent to receive interactive instruction in preventing gang involvement and gang and youth violence. NJ - A805 Outlines procedures for conducting drug tests involving State law enforcement officers. NJ - A828 Concerns UEZ funding to qualifying municipalities. NJ - A825 Requires municipalities to file copies of tax abatement and exemption agreements with county chief financial officer and county counsel within 30 days of execution. NJ - A4038 Limits public college immunity from municipal land use restrictions on large-scale development projects. NJ - A829 Prohibits distribution of campaign materials at any facility owned, maintained, operated or leased by unit of local government. NJ - A3217 Requires all bicyclists to wear helmets. NJ - A4192 Regulates sale and purchase of rifle and shotgun ammunition; imposes certain requirements on purchases of ammunition from out-of-State. NJ - A2770 Establishes the Higher Education Reorganization Oversight Board to facilitate coordination of any reorganization of Rutgers University, UMDNJ, and Rowan University. NJ - A2207 Concerns reviews of State's economic development incentives. NJ - A822 Directs installation of electric vehicle charging stations at service areas on State's toll roads. NJ - A3746 Provides gross income or corporation business tax credit to property owners for vegetation management near electric utility lines. NJ - A809 Prohibits public safety directors from exercising police powers. NJ - A3754 Requires firearms seizure when mental health professional determines patient poses threat of harm to self or others. NJ - A2329 Concerns determination of value for conveyance of certain State-owned lands. NJ - A4409 Authorizes county prosecutor to issue rewards to persons who provide information leading to the arrest, prosecution and conviction of persons who have committed certain drug offenses. NJ - A4402 Requires disclosure of chemicals to be used in hydraulic fracturing process as part of hydraulic fracturing permit application. NJ - A4396 Requires mail-in ballot applications be available at polling places on election day for voting in future elections; requires poll workers to discuss application instructions with applicant upon request. NJ - A816 Repeals cosmetic medical procedure gross receipts tax. NJ - A3757 Establishes pilot program to provide summer employment opportunities to underserved youth and young adults. NJ - A2992 Requires persons who form and administer political committees and continuing political committees to provide additional information about affiliations with other committees and individuals. NJ - A802 Requires reporting of public high school, district and Statewide drop-out and graduation rates. NJ - A2213 Lowers gross income tax rates by ten percent over three years for taxpayers that file jointly with $200,000 or less of taxable income and certain taxpayers that file individually with $100,000 or less of taxable income. NJ - A807 Makes chief of police contractual municipal employee and requires peer review and performance evaluation for contract renewal. NJ - A2210 Lowers gross income tax rates by ten percent over three years for taxpayers that file jointly with $100,000 or less of taxable income and certain taxpayers that file individually with $50,000 or less of taxable income. NJ - A3610 Requires disclosure of storm or flood damage in vehicle sales. NJ - AR133 Expresses support for creation of task force on gun control led by Vice President Biden. NJ - AJR109 Urges Federal Communications Commission to revoke broadcast license of WWOR-TV. NJ - A2212 Lowers gross income tax rates by ten percent over three years for taxpayers that file jointly with $250,000 or less of taxable income and certain taxpayers that file individually with $125,000 or less of taxable income. NJ - A3800 Requires background checks for ammunition sales and transfers. NJ - AR153 Urges Congress to take bi-partisan action before sequestration negatively impacts national security. NJ - A3799 Strengthens State's assault weapons ban. NJ - A832 Provides immunity from civil liability to certain individuals who acquire or use an automated external defibrillator. NJ - A3521 Requires electric and gas public utilities to file maps and information concerning utility infrastructure to municipal emergency management personnel. NJ - A2211 Lowers gross income tax rates by ten percent over three years for taxpayers that file jointly with $150,000 or less of taxable income and certain taxpayers that file individually with $75,000 or less of taxable income. NJ - A3643 Provides three years of partial funding to urban enterprise zone assistance fund for Hurricane Sandy relief. NJ - A4037 Provides for designation and training of certain law enforcement officers as human trafficking resource officers. NJ - A4361 Establishes public awareness campaign concerning safety of certain pedestrians. NJ - AJR91 Designates January 11 of each year as "Clarence Clemons Day." NJ - AJR86 Prohibits increasing or imposing beach fees for three years. NJ - A3856 Directs Secretary of Higher Education to establish performance-based funding plans for public institutions of higher education. + − Cosponsored Bills (104) NJ - A3772 Revises statutes concerning firearms purchaser identification cards and handgun purchase permits; makes handgun purchase permit valid for four years. NJ - A2583 "Parkinson's Disease Public Awareness and Education Act." NJ - A2540 Requires State Treasurer to include designated space for e-mail address on application forms for notaries public. NJ - A3456 Prohibits imposition of parking fees in Meadowlands Sports Complex. NJ - A1387 Permits municipalities to establish weapons free zones around schools and public facilities. NJ - A3733 Exempts veterans' organizations from nonprofit corporation annual report filing fee. NJ - A3817 Establishes Job Opportunity Benefit Program to provide tax credits to certain businesses having large number of employees in the State. NJ - A4493 Provides that President of Municipal Clerks' Association of New Jersey and one additional public member serve as members of Government Records Council. NJ - A4069 Authorizes special license plates with proceeds to victims injured in September 11th and 1993 World Trade Center attacks. NJ - A2200 Imposes certain registration and reporting requirements to prevent illegal trade of tigers. NJ - A1909 Prohibits persons convicted of certain crimes from serving on political party committees. NJ - A1433 Extends service prevailing wage requirements to food service contracts and to local units and State authorities. 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 - A3502 Requires DOC to conduct quarterly site visits at residential community release programs. NJ - A3748 Requires background check for private gun sales. NJ - A2202 Permits establishment of county-wide purchasing system by a county employing qualified purchasing agent and requires participation by all school districts within the county. NJ - A2182 "Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensing Act." NJ - A3658 Allows for waiver of school bus requirements for mobility assistance vehicle technicians who transport students with medical needs to and from school. NJ - A3318 Provides that certain personal identifying information may be redacted from certain public records in certain circumstances. NJ - A4025 Requires home improvement contractors to display State-issued identification badge; requires surrender in certain circumstances; imposes penalty for improper display of badge. NJ - A3645 Establishes a regulatory and reporting program for ammunition sales and transfers. NJ - A3751 Provides for life imprisonment without parole for killing an emergency responder. NJ - A3064 Requires certain entities to be equipped with generators and allows those entities to qualify for NJEDA loans for cost of generators. NJ - A4355 Requires PANYNJ to conduct noise and land use compatibility survey. NJ - A3668 Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies manufacturing assault firearms for civilian use. 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 - A1726 Concerns urban enterprise zones. NJ - A3503 Establishes "Task Force To Review Residential Community Release Programs" to review this State's halfway houses and make recommendations concerning security and inmate services. NJ - A1423 Revises law concerning meetings of public bodies. NJ - A3504 Prohibits pre-trial county inmates charged with first, second, or third degree crimes from being placed in halfway houses. NJ - A450 Upgrades harassment under certain circumstances; restricts cyberbullying offenders' access to the Internet. NJ - A343 Eliminates smoking ban exemption for casinos and simulcasting facilities. NJ - A227 Requires certain arbitrators to file financial disclosure statements. 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 - A3582 "Garden State Manufacturing Jobs Act." NJ - A4333 Requires any State entity administering State or federal public benefit programs to verify recipient's personal information against death records to prevent payment to deceased individual. NJ - A1673 Establishes "gun-free" and "weapon free" zones around certain school and public properties. NJ - A3128 Clarifies that certain types of sewage and sewage sludge do not constitute hazardous substances under "Spill Compensation and Control Act." 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 - A1853 Requires State Treasurer to follow usual procurement process prior to entering into cooperative purchasing agreements. NJ - A1719 Requires health care facilities to report certain information about their health care staff to their respective professional boards or DHSS. NJ - A1014 Requires DHSS to authorize Jersey City to issue certified copies of birth certificates by December 31, 2010. 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 - A748 Directs Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to forgive certain student loans in the event of the student borrower's death. NJ - A951 Increases gross income tax rate on income exceeding $1,000,000 for taxable year 2010. NJ - A3357 Changes pejorative terminology referring to mental capacity of individuals. NJ - A3842 Creates Task Force on Distracted Driving. NJ - A3457 Requires reimbursement to State for costs related to provision of New Jersey State Police at certain Meadowlands Sports Complex events. NJ - A4317 Requires certain bidders for prevailing wage public work to provide proof that the prevailing wage will be paid. NJ - A1168 Creates matching grant program for small businesses engaged in life sciences. NJ - A3391 Prohibits school district from denying student school breakfast or school lunch because payment is in arrears without prior notice to parent. NJ - A682 Permits establishment of county-wide purchasing system by county employing qualified purchasing agent and requires participation by all municipalities and school districts within the county. NJ - A1989 Permits high performing school districts to be monitored by the DOE under the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJ QSAC) every seven years rather than every three years. NJ - A4341 Establishes "Rutgers, The State University Study Commission." NJ - A1098 Establishes mutual aid assistance request protocols for 9-1-1 ambulance dispatchers. NJ - A4227 Requires patient to receive notification of abnormality in chest x-ray; designated as Claudia's Law. NJ - A4303 Provides that a public school used as a polling place may not be open for classes and the day must be used for staff professional development. NJ - A1343 Prohibits the use of certain fishing gear on artificial reefs. NJ - A2308 Requires parole board under certain circumstances to release inmates not convicted of a violent crime under the No Early Release Act at the time of parole eligibility. NJ - A4397 Requires prevailing wage be paid to certain workers. NJ - A3505 Requires the Division of Purchase and Property to award contracts to halfway houses; sets forth certain contract requirements. NJ - A1845 "Steven's Law;" prohibits use of non-wood bats in certain organized games. NJ - A1442 Authorizes assessment of development impact fees by municipalities. NJ - A392 Requires reporting of suspected abuse of institutionalized elderly to police and that facility employees receive notice of reporting requirement annually; designated as "Peggy's Law." NJ - A676 Requires certain State public employees and officers and members of Legislature to file financial disclosure statement with State Ethics Commission or Joint Legislative Committee on Ethics. NJ - A4011 Requires disclosure of water damage prior to household appliance sales. NJ - A1351 Removes licensing requirement for recreational bingo games. NJ - A679 Makes changes to manner in which State-administered retirement systems operate and to public employee pension benefits. NJ - A3445 Permits pet owners to board public transportation with domesticated animals during emergency evacuation. NJ - A1290 Clarifies enforcement responsibility of State Housing Code concerning multiple dwellings from municipalities to the State under the "Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Law." NJ - A4093 Establishes special license plates supporting American Red Cross. NJ - A4518 Establishes sheriff's officers reemployment lists. NJ - A3060 "Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHNJ) Act." NJ - A3930 Establishes pilot program within Office of Emergency Management to provide zero-interest loans to certain gas stations that install appropriate wiring for generators. NJ - A1223 Requires the adoption of nepotism policies by school districts and charter schools. NJ - A3329 Authorizes special Ancient Order of Hibernians license plate. NJ - A1850 Requires that school districts use a model contract developed by the Commissioner of Education when employing a superintendent of schools. NJ - A2783 Requires charter schools to annually submit to Commissioner of Education salary and benefit information for certain employees. NJ - A2290 Requires certain electric public utilities to file emergency response plan with Board of Public Utilities. NJ - A522 Designates "I'm From New Jersey" as the State song. NJ - A1630 Establishes NJ FamilyCare coverage buy-in program for certain small employers. NJ - A4494 Permits real estate licensees to prepare broker price opinions and comparative market analyses. NJ - A3870 Requires at least one State developmental center in each region of State; requires certain factors to be considered for transfer of residents between developmental centers. NJ - A4087 Requires an annual State debt affordability analysis be included in the State Debt Report. NJ - A3506 Requires residential community release programs to file certain financial disclosure documents with DOC. NJ - AJR94 Congratulates Israel for 65th anniversary of independence. NJ - AJR113 Designates "Crossing Guard Appreciation Day" in New Jersey. NJ - AR143 Expresses support for Attorney General's gun buyback program. NJ - AR142 Urges Congress to pass legislation creating comprehensive pathway to United States citizenship. NJ - AR66 Honors and salutes New Jersey Youth Corps. NJ - AR211 Urges NJT to immediately provide one-seat rides on Raritan Valley Line to New York Pennsylvania Station. NJ - AR84 Urges Congress to enact certain gun control measures. NJ - AR197 Supports President Obama's proposals to hold institutions of higher education accountable for their performance, and to reduce tuition costs and student debt. 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 - AR193 Urges United States Congress to dedicate additional federal funds for highway maintenance and infrastructure improvements in New Jersey. NJ - AR23 Memorializes Congress to enact "Haitian Protection Act of 2009" granting temporary protected status to qualified Haitian nationals in the United States. NJ - AR138 Condemns failure of House Majority Leadership to take action to reauthorize federal "Violence Against Women Act." NJ - S852 Provides immunity from civil liability to certain individuals who acquire or use an automated external defibrillator. NJ - S945 Imposes certain registration and reporting requirements to prevent illegal trade of tigers. 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 - S1455 "Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHNJ) Act." NJ - S2430 Declares violence a public health crisis. and establishes "Study Commission on Violence." NJ - SJR38 Designates January 11 of each year as "Clarence Clemons Day."