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Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation


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

SCS for S-524wGR/ACS for A-1700 (Ruiz, Cunningham/Quijano, Mukherji, Atkins) - Creates Mental Health Diversion Program to divert eligible persons away from criminal justice system and into appropriate case management and mental health services

S-2818wGR/A-4394 (Turner/Kennedy) - Establishes "Working Group to Study Pricing of Motor Fuels by Retail Dealers"

SCS for S-2848wGR/A-4328 (Smith, Greenstein/DeAngelo, Karabinchak) - Revises criteria for remote net metering program established by BPU

S-3011/A-4800 (Scutari/Murphy, McKeon, Mukherji) - Concerns use of ignition interlock devices for drunk driving offenses

S-3044wGR/A-4716 (Diegnan, Greenstein/Stanley, Benson, Mukherji) - Makes supplemental appropriation of $15 million to DEP for implementation of Electric School Bus Program

S-3153wGR/A-4548 (Codey/Kennedy, Haider, Stanley) - Authorizes schools to receive certain food waste from other schools, and provides exemption to such receiving schools from certain DEP permits, under certain conditions

S-3480wGR/A-5137 (Vitale, Pou/McKeon, Park, Murphy) – “The Small Business Health Insurance Affordability Act”; revises certain requirements for individual and small employer health benefits plans

SCS for -3756wGR/ACS for A-5363 (Scutari, Sarlo/Schaer, Wimberly) - Permits SHBP and SEHBP to award contracts for more claims administrators for each program plan; requires claims data and trend reports to be provided to certain persons

S-3839wGR/A-4061 (Greenstein, Steinhardt/Mukherji, Wirths, Space) - Requires Commissioner of Corrections to institute 10-minute shift overlap in State correctional facilities; appropriates $13 million

S-4011wGR/A-5650 (Ruiz/Coughlin, Pintor Marin, Wimberly) - Modifies New Jersey Community-Anchored Development Program

A-5549/S-3960  (Lopez, Benson, McKnight/Vitale) - Extends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance

ACS for A-5757/S-4127 (Conaway, Speight, Sumter/Gopal) - Extends certain pay parity regarding telemedicine and telehealth for one year