Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation


TRENTON - Today, Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law:

S-1271, 2588, 2660/ A-4409 (Cunningham, Gopal/Jasey, Downey, Reynolds-Jackson) – Establishes requirements for closures of private career schools and institutions of higher education, modifies review process of new academic programs, and requires approval of branch campuses

S-2713/A-4631 (Sarlo, Codey/Burzichelli) – Allows for cashless payment at certain sports and entertainment venues

A-1226/S-265 (Schaer, Jimenez, Wimberly, Mukherji, Benson, Quijano/T. Kean, Pou) – Requires electric public utilities to provide priority power restoration to certain medical facilities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes

A-1537/S-2217 (Spearman, Moen/Cruz-Perez) – Extends economic recovery term under “Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act”; bars appeal of certain property assessments by Garden State Growth Zone Development Entity

A-2280/S-1763 (Armato, Murphy, Vainieri Huttle/Gopal, Cryan) – Criminalizes certain payments for referral of patients to substance use disorder treatment facilities

Copy of Statement

A-4454/S-2781 (Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson, Verrelli/Codey, Smith, Ruiz) – Requires school districts to include instruction on diversity and inclusion as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards