Legislation

Below you will find the bills that Senator Sarlo is currently sponsoring in the New Jersey Legislature.
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Authorizes special occasion events at certain commercial farms on preserved farmland, under certain conditions. 2023/01/26 Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-3-0)
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Permits BOE to admit nonresident student for participation in school sport or other extracurricular activity. 2023/01/12 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Allows municipalities to transfer inactive alcoholic beverage retail licenses for use in certain redevelopment and revitalization areas; establishes procedure to transfer inactive retail licenses. 2023/01/12 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
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Allows for eligible organizations to use large entertainment venues to conduct raffles in certain municipalities. 2023/01/10 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee
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Exempts all transfers made to lineal relatives from the Transfer Inheritance Tax. 2023/01/10 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Upgrades crime of leader of auto theft trafficking network; establishes second degree crime of participant in auto theft trafficking network. 2022/12/19 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Upgrades motor vehicle theft to second degree crime. 2022/12/19 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Increases penalties for carjacking and for theft of motor vehicle. 2022/12/19 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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Concerns tax treatment of individual's income earned outside state of residence; appropriates $25,000,000. 2022/12/19 Senate Amendment (Voice) (Ruiz)
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Prohibits State Board of Education from requiring completion of performance-based assessment as condition of eligibility for certificate of eligibility with advanced standing or certificate of eligibility. 2022/12/16 Approved P.L.2022, c.129.
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Concerns exclusions from municipal appropriations cap. 2022/12/05 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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Allows ticket prices at postseason athletic events to be increased to offset event-related expenses. 2022/12/01 Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
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Extends list of crimes for which rebuttable presumption of pretrial detention applies; requires pretrial detention of defendant who violates conditions of pretrial release. 2022/12/01 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
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Upgrades burglary of residence to crime of the second degree. 2022/12/01 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
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Enhances penalties for possession, distribution, and manufacture of certain amounts of fentanyl. 2022/11/14 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
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Requires State Auditor to annually publish user-friendly report summarizing and analyzing contents of State's Annual Financial Report. 2022/11/07 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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Establishes "Resiliency and Environmental System Investment Charge Program." 2022/11/03 Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Establishes crime of "sexual extortion": using explicit sexual images to extort victims. 2022/10/31 Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
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Extends deadline for completion of school district's annual audit. 2022/10/27 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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Concerns UI benefits during labor disputes. 2022/10/17 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Labor Committee
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Requires health insurance carriers to provide network adequacy within health benefits plans. 2022/10/17 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Commerce Committee
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Excludes solid waste, recycling, fuel and certain insurance costs from appropriations cap for certain local units. 2022/10/13 Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
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Expands membership of State Health Benefits Commission and School Employees' Health Benefits Commission. 2022/09/22 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
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Permits municipal emergency management coordinators to reside within reasonable proximity to municipality in which they are employed. 2022/09/15 Approved P.L.2022, c.111.
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Concerns use of tents and other fixtures for outdoor dining on certain property. 2022/08/03 Approved P.L.2022, c.85.
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Expands working hours for minors; updates process for obtaining working papers for minors. 2022/07/05 Approved P.L.2022, c.63.
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Credits $5.2 billion to "New Jersey Debt Defeasance and Prevention Fund"; appropriates $2.9 billion to NJ Schools Development Authority, NJ DOT, and NJT; and establishes process for authorizing future appropriations for debt defeasance and capital projects. 2022/06/30 Approved P.L.2022, c.18.
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Appropriates $50,640,229,000 in State funds and $24,082,639,850 in federal funds for the State budget for fiscal year 2022-2023. 2022/06/30 Approved With Line Item Veto P.L.2022, c.49.
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Makes FY 2022 supplemental appropriations of $71,786,000. 2022/06/30 Approved P.L.2022, c.20.
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Permits municipal emergency management coordinators to reside within reasonable proximity to municipality in which they are employed. 2022/06/29 Substituted by A4373
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Repeals $100,000 cap on sales and use tax exemption for certain capital improvements made by businesses participating in Urban Enterprise Zone program. 2022/06/29 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
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Makes FY 2022 supplemental appropriations of $71,786,000. 2022/06/29 Substituted by A4403
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Expands working hours for minors; updates process for obtaining working papers for minors. 2022/06/29 Substituted by A4222 (1R)
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Establishes special license to allow food and beverage establishments to sell alcoholic beverages in shopping malls. 2022/06/20 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
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Prohibits mental health care professionals from disclosing mental health notes to health insurance carriers. 2022/06/16 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
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Prevents future tax increases based on revisions to employee unemployment tax wage base; allocates $100 million to unemployment compensation fund from federal government assistance. 2022/05/26 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Labor Committee
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Concerns use of cannabis by certain law enforcement officers during non-work hours. 2022/05/16 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
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Adjusts certain public contract bid thresholds. 2022/05/12 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
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Authorizes proportional property tax exemption for honorably discharged veterans having a service-connected disability and proclaims that the State shall reimburse municipalities for cost of exemptions. 2022/05/09 Referred to Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
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Authorizes alternative procedure for sale of municipal sewerage systems to public utilities. 2022/03/24 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee
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Requires employers whose employees are subject to contracts that are amendable and do not expire to provide earned sick leave. 2022/03/24 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Labor Committee
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Authorizes certain large food waste generators to send food waste to sanitary landfill facilities for purpose of generating Class I renewable energy. 2022/03/24 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
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Indexes various thresholds and qualifications under New Jersey gross income tax for inflation. 2022/03/10 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Prohibits government dealings with businesses associated with Belarus or Russia. 2022/03/09 Approved P.L.2022, c.3.
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Increases distribution to municipalities from Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Fund over two years; prohibits anticipation of certain revenue in municipal budget; requires additional aid be subtracted from municipal property tax levy. 2022/03/07 Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee
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Urges Governor to immediately address unemployment claim backlog and reopen State offices closed to public. 2022/03/03 Filed with Secretary of State
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"Vegetation Management Response Act"; concerns vegetation management related to electric public utility infrastructure. 2022/02/28 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee
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Indexes for inflation taxable income brackets under New Jersey gross income tax. 2022/02/28 Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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Concerns county improvement authority contracting powers. 2022/02/28 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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Allows deduction from New Jersey gross income of certain capital gains from sale or exchange of New Jersey qualified small business stock held for more than five years. 2022/02/28 Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
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