Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation


TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he has conditionally vetoed the following bills:
A-764/S-365 (Caputo, Tucker, Quijano, Vainieri Huttle, Sumter, McKnight, Conaway, Houghtaling/Rice, Ruiz, Bucco) – "Alyssa's Law"; requires public school buildings to be equipped with panic alarm linked to local law enforcement.
Copy of Statement on A764
 A-1053/S-1429 (Houghtaling, Taliaferro, Andrzejczak/Van Drew) – Revises and expands laws on trespass and vandalism on agricultural and horticultural lands.
Copy of Statement on A1053
A-2762/S-1317 (Greenwald, Mukherji, Conaway/Ruiz, Singleton) – Revises law concerning temporary disability leave.
Copy of Statement on A2762
A-2763/S-342 (Greenwald, Downey/Cruz-Perez) – Requires additional data in annual temporary disability and family leave insurance reports.
Copy of Statement on A2763
A-3676/S-2307 (Mazzeo, Armato, Giblin/Sweeney, Van Drew, C.A. Brown) – Creates Garden State Growth Zone at Atlantic City International Airport and surrounding area; adjusts full-time employee designation requirements.
Copy of Statement on A3676
A-3683/S-2416 (Murphy, McKnight, Jones/Madden, Vitale) – Authorizes parking privileges for certain healthcare workers who render care at patients' home residences.
Copy of Statement on A3683
A-3703/S-2549 (DeAngelo/Cryan, Sweeney) – Revises ownership standards and exemptions under HVACR license law.
Copy of Statement on A3703
A-3754/S-2510 (McKnight, Speight, Barclay/Madden, Pennacchio) – Exempts persons providing hair braiding services from licensure requirement, requires registration of hair braiding establishments.
Copy of Statement on A3754
A-3808/S-2418 (Greenwald, Bramnick, Murphy/Singleton, Oroho)
 – Provides for prompt payment of public contracts for purchase of goods and services.
Copy of Statement on A3808
A-4118/S-1838 (Swain, Tully, Murphy/Ruiz, Diegnan) – Permits individuals to submit TDI and family temporary disability leave claims to DOLWD prior to commencement of leave under certain circumstances and requires timely payment of benefits for such claims.
Copy of Statement on A4118
ACS for A-4181/S-2722 (Jones, Murphy/Cruz-Perez) – Requires establishment of common enrollment system in renaissance school district; expands definition of urban campus area; clarifies that employees of renaissance school projects are in State-administered retirement systems.
Copy of Statement on A4181
A-4230/S-2752 (Burzichelli, Mukherji, Houghtaling, Downey/Gopal, Sarlo) – Changes use of certain revenue derived from sports wagering at racetracks.
Copy of Statement on A4230
 A-4261/S-2794 (Burzichelli, Moriarty, Conaway/Sweeney, Singleton) – Provides for collection of sales tax from certain remote sellers.
Copy of Statement on A4261
A-4262/S-2795 (Pintor Marin/Sweeney) – Decouples certain provisions of corporation business tax from Internal Revenue Code; alters dividends received deduction; revises tax base of surtax on corporation business income; repeals tax on certain dividends.
 Copy of Statement on A4262
S-250/A-3190 (Van Drew, Gopal/Land, Andrzejczak, Armato) –  Provides tax credit eligibility for qualified businesses at certain airports under Grow New Jersey Assistance Program.
Copy of Statement on S250
S-844/A-1980 (Turner, Cruz-Perez/Sumter, Mukherji, Pintor Marin, Wimberly) – Establishes a partial return to work TDI program.
Copy of Statement on S844
S-866/A-3294 (Sweeney, Vitale/Vainieri Huttle, Mukherji) – Extends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance.
Copy of Statement on S866
S-2293/A-3902 (Sweeney, Oroho, Gordon, A.R. Bucco/Benson, Burzichelli, Lampitt) –"Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act"; authorizes issuance of $1,000,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance certain school, school district, and county college capital projects; appropriates $5,000.
Copy of Statement on S2293
S-2758/A-4212 (Vitale, Ruiz/Coughlin) – Increases financial resources provided through Medicaid program for certain hospitals; Establishes County Option Hospital Fee Pilot Program.
Copy of Statement on S2758
Governor Murphy announced that he has absolute vetoed the following bills:
A-3267/S-2600 (Vainieri Huttle, Pinkin, McKeon/Ruiz, Smith, Weinberg) –  Establishes fee on single-use carryout bags used in certain stores and dedicates fee revenue to "Healthy Schools and Community Lead Abatement Fund."
Copy of Statement on A3267 
S-878/A-3084 (Madden, Sweeney, Singleton/Greenwald, Moriarty, Jones) – Restricts authority to terminate reciprocal personal income tax agreements with other states.
Copy of Statement on S878
S-2662/A-4113 (Sweeney, Bateman/Burzichelli) – Limits liability for persons who deliver heating oil to unregulated tanks for discharges from that tank under certain circumstances.
Copy of Statement on S2662