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Legislative Update - June 19

Friday, June 19, 2015   (0 Comments)
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GFOA of NJ Staff monitored the following bills of interest this week and recorded the latest legislative action take.

S729, Transfers responsibility for establishment and enforcement of ethical standards for local officials and school officials to the State Ethics Commission.

Result: 6/11/2015 Released with Amendments to floor

S1218, Allows certain State agencies to sell Internet advertisements on agencies’ websites.

Result: 6/11/2015 Released with Amendments to the floor

S2619, Permits educational research and services corporations to act as lead procurement agencies for State and local units, and publically supported educational institutions.

Result: 6/11/2015 Released with Amendments to the floor

A964 [Singleton, Troy/DeAngelo, Wayne P.+3], Contracts for pub. work-concerns

Synopsis: Requires certain bidders for prevailing wage public work to provide proof that the prevailing wage will be paid.

Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading

A4132 [Giblin, Thomas P./Lagana, Joseph A.], Collective bargaining agreements-concern

Synopsis: Permits group self-insurance plans for, and collective bargaining agreements improving the provision of, workers' compensation. Most Recent: Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading

A4275 [Prieto, Vincent/Eustace, Tim+9], Secure Choice Savings Prog. Act

Synopsis:  New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Act"; establishes retirement savings program for certain workers. 

Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported out of Asm. Comm. with Amendments, and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee

A3791/S2454 [Stender, Linda/Auth, Robert], Loc. Govt. Svc. Modernization Relief Act

Synopsis:   Streamlines responsibilities of Division of Local Government Services and local governments; designated as the Division of Local Government Services Modernization and Local Mandate Relief Act of 2015. . 

Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported out of Asm. Comm. with Amendments, and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee

A3859/S2489 [Greenwald, Louis D./Coughlin, Craig J.+1], Bldg./hwy. infrastructure proj.-concerns

Synopsis:   Permits public-private partnership agreements for certain building and highway infrastructure projects; provides for EDA oversight. . 

Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported from Assembly Comm. as a Substitute, 2nd Reading

A2587 [DeAngelo, Wayne P.], NJT fare incr.-Rate Counsel evaluate

Synopsis:   Requires Division of Rate Counsel to evaluate NJT fare increases and determine whether increases are necessary and fair to NJT customers. 
Appropriations 

Most Recent: 6/18/2015 Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee


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