Governor Murphy Signs 7 New Bills Into Law

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Yesterday, Governor Murphy signed the following bills and resolutions into law:

A-2021/S-1138
(Conaway, Benson/Gopal) -
Requires embryo storage facilities to record and report health information of patients in a manner that is consistent with certain federal laws.

A-3329/S-994
(McKnight/Ruiz)
- Requires BPU to conduct a study of the effect of the coronavirus 2019 pandemic on local and public utility services and to quarterly collect and publish certain local and public utility service and customer information.

A-3694/S-1800
(Moen, McKnight/Gopal, Stanfield)
- Establishes the “Purple Star Schools Program” in DOE to recognize schools that emphasize the importance of assisting children of military families.

A-4127/S-2743
(Stanley, Spearman, Murphy/Greenstein, Singleton)
- Mandates access to periodic cancer screening examinations for professional firefighters not enrolled in SHBP; makes appropriation.

A-4254/S-2852
(Coughlin, Karabinchak, Kennedy, Lopez/Diegnan)
- Excludes electricity supplied to recycled materials manufacturing facilities from renewable energy portfolio standards.

A-4373/S-2900
(Calabrese, Speight/Sarlo) -
Permits municipal emergency management coordinators to reside within reasonable proximity to the municipality in which they are employed.

AJR-57/SJR-47
(Moen, Mukherji, Dancer/Beach, Cruz-Perez)
- Expresses support for commissioning of SSN-796, U.S.S. New Jersey, in New Jersey.


The Governor vetoed the following bills:

A-793/S-1427 (Timberlake, Tucker, Reynolds-Jackson/Gill, Turner)CONDITIONAL - Creates “Community Wealth Preservation Program”; expands access for certain buyers to purchase property from sheriff’s sales.

Copy of Statement

A-3149/S-438 (McKeon, Dancer, Benson/Smith, Codey) - CONDITIONAL - Changes the entity responsible for the management of NJ School of Conservation to a nonprofit organization and directs DOE to request funding for the center annually.

Copy of Statement

A-4101/S-2666 (Lopez, Coughlin/Vitale, Corrado) - CONDITIONAL - Requires MVC to prompt applicants for certain documents to enter information into the "Next-of-Kin Registry."

Copy of Statement

A-4107/S-2768 (Schaer, Conaway, Verrelli/Vitale, Singer) - CONDITIONAL - Makes various changes concerning regulation of emergency medical services; establishes mobile integrated health program and new State Emergency Medical Services Medical Director in DOH.

Copy of Statement

A-2676/S-1212 (McClellan/Testa)ABSOLUTE - Revises permitting thresholds for certain types of development requiring a CAFRA permit from DEP.

Copy of Statement



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