Current Bills

NJ Tourism Industry Association (TIA) (2016-2017)


Bill: A4587 AcaAca (2R)
Sponsors: Quijano (D20); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Mukherji (D33); Giblin (D34) +1
Summary: Imposes State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fee on transient accommodations; authorizes various municipal taxes and fees on transient accommodations.
History: 02/15/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
02/27/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
05/11/2017 – Transferred to Assembly Budget Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
05/22/2017 – Passed in Assembly 45-29-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 


Bill: S1059 Sca (1R)
Sponsors: Diegnan (D18); Barnes, III (D18); Lagana (D38); Vainieri Huttle (D37); Mukherji (D33) +2
Summary: Permits amusement games license to be issued to holder of alcoholic beverage special concessionaire permit at certain airports; allows licensees to offer electronic amusements under certain circumstances.
Related: 2016:A4462
History: 02/08/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.
01/23/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Passed in Senate 37-0.
02/15/2017 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
02/27/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
03/16/2017 – Substituted for A-4462 (1R). Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 74-0-0.
05/01/2017 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2017, c.47.
Position: Monitor

 


Bill: S3119
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37)
Summary: Authorizes prohibition, or licensure and regulation, of rental of certain space for accommodation of transient guests.
Related: 2016:A4441
History: 05/01/2017 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 


Bill: A1973 AcsSca (ACS/1R)
Sponsors: Prieto (D32); Handlin (R13); Diegnan (D18); Stack (D33) +1
Summary: “Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act.”
Related: 2016:S2401; 2014:A1243; 2012:A1756; 2010:A3827
History: 01/27/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee.
06/20/2016 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/27/2016 – Passed in Assembly 78-0-0.
06/30/2016 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
09/08/2016 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
09/26/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Substituted for S-2401 (SCS/1R). Passed in Senate 37-0.
Scheduled: 02/15/2017 – Assembly, 11:00a Caucus; 1:00p Voting Session.
Position: Monitor

 


Bill: A2805
Sponsors: Caputo (D28); Houghtaling (D11); McKeon (D27); Chiaravalloti (D31) +5
Summary: Requires DMVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State.
Related: 2016:S2726; 2014:A2137; 2014:A4278; 2012:A2110; 2010:A4293
History: 02/16/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee.
10/06/2016 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
10/20/2016 – Passed in Assembly 70-0-0.
11/03/2016 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
02/13/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 


Bill: A4574
Sponsors: Land (D1); Andrzejczak (D1)
Summary: Exempts certain fuel used for operation of recreational motor boats and vessels from petroleum products gross receipts tax and motor fuel tax.
Related: 2016:S2985
History: 02/13/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 


Bill: S2401 ScsSca (SCS/1R)
Sponsors: Diegnan (D18); Stack (D33)
Summary: “Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulatin Act.”
Related: 2016:A1973; 2014:A1243; 2012:A1756; 2010:A3827
History: 06/23/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
09/08/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee substitute, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
09/26/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
02/13/2017 – Substituted by A-1973 (ACS/1R).
Position: Monitor

 


Bill: S2726
Sponsors: Codey (D27); Pou (D35)
Summary: Requires DMVA to develop online historic tour identifying locations of war battles and places of significance to war efforts in State.
Related: 2016:A2805; 2014:A2137; 2014:A4278; 2012:A2110; 2010:A4293
History: 11/03/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee.
02/13/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Senate.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 


Bill: A2609 Aca (1R)
Sponsors: Gusciora (D15); Muoio (D15)
Summary: Permits craft distillery licensee in Garden State Growth Zone to operate restaurant on licensed premises.
Related: 2014:A4860
History: 02/08/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
01/12/2017 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
Position: Monitor

 


Bill: A4274
Sponsors: Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Mazzeo (D2); Taliaferro (D3)
Summary: Requires EDA, in consultation with Department of Agriculture, to establish loan program for certain vineyard and winery capital expenses.
Related: 2016:S2727
History: 10/20/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
01/12/2017 – Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor

 


Bill: A4510
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2)
Summary: Provides certain incentives to qualified businesses in Garden State Growth Zones; creates Garden State Growth Zone at Atlantic City International Airport and surrounding area.
Related: 2016:S2872
History: 01/12/2017 – Proposed for introduction.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

NJ Travel Industry Association (TIA) (2014-2015)

Bill: A2579 AcaScaSca w/GR (4R)
Sponsors: Mukherji (D33); Pintor Marin (D29); Eustace (D38); Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16) +5
Summary: Authorizes municipalities to facilitate private financing of water conservation, storm shelter construction, and flood and hurricane resistance projects through use of voluntary special assessments.
Related: 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632
History: 02/10/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
09/22/2014 – Reported out of committee, referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee.
12/15/2014 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
01/29/2015 – Passed in Assembly 58-12-1.
02/05/2015 – Received in Senate and referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
05/14/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/22/2015 – Recommitted to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-1510 (2R). Passed in Senate 36-1. Received in Assembly, 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Senate amendments. Passed in Assembly and sent to Governor 63-9-3.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: A3981 w/GR (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Burzichelli (D3); Andrzejczak (D1); Sweeney (D3); Whelan (D2)
Summary: “Casino Property Taxation Stabilization Act.”
Related: 2014:S2572
History: 12/15/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/11/2015 – Passed in Assembly 52-20-2.
06/15/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-2572 (2R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 34-5.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: A3985 w/GR (1R)
Sponsors: Mazzeo (D2); Burzichelli (D3); Andrzejczak (D1); Giblin (D34); Sweeney (D3); Whelan (D2)
Summary: Removes provisions of law relating to Atlantic City Alliance.
Related: 2014:S2576
History: 12/15/2014 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/11/2015 – Passed in Assembly 71-0-3.
06/15/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
06/25/2015 – Substituted for S-2576. Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 40-0.
11/09/2015 – Governor’s conditional veto rcvd in Assembly. 1st reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations. 2nd reading in Assembly to concur with Governor’s recommendations.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: A4143
Sponsors: Lagana (D38); Spencer (D29); Mukherji (D33); Johnson (D37); Rumana (R40); Rodriguez-Gregg (R8); Gusciora (D15); Mazzeo (D2); Barnes, III (D18); Addiego (R8) +13
Summary: Permits holders of certain alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued amusement game license and updates definition of recognized amusement park.
Related: 2014:A2897; 2014:S2514
History: 02/05/2015 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
06/15/2015 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/25/2015 – Passed in Assembly 71-5-0.
06/29/2015 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
07/23/2015 – Substituted for S-2514 (1R). Passed in Senate and sent to Governor 27-6.
11/09/2015 – Signed by the Governor P.L.2015, c.149.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: S180 ScaScaSa (3R)
Sponsors: Whelan (D2); Kyrillos (R13) +2
Summary: Provides certain small businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy a corporation business tax or gross income tax credit for certain reinvestment in shore municipalities.
Related: 2014:A2707; 2012:A3705; 2012:S2388
History: 01/14/2014 – Introduced and referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee.
06/09/2014 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
05/14/2015 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
05/18/2015 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 30-0 (Whelan).
06/29/2015 – Passed in Senate 39-0.
11/09/2015 – Received in Assembly and referred to Assembly Commerce and Economic Development.
Position: Monitor

 

Bill: S3169
Sponsors: Weinberg (D37)
Summary: Permits counties to impose one-percent hotel tax.
Related: 2014:A4772
History: 09/24/2015 – Introduced and referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.
11/09/2015 – Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

 

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