Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Takes Action On Legislation


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

A-2116/S-2009 w/GR (Tully, Swain, Armato/Lagana) Requires State Treasurer to submit report to Legislature every six months identifying deadlines for applications for federal funds by State agencies.

A-4745/S3277 (Armato, Chaparro, Danielsen/Bucco, Singleton, Doherty)  Raises from 45 to 57 maximum eligibility age for exempt fireman certificates and membership in New Jersey State Fireman's Association.

A-5590/S-3819 (Mazzeo, Armato, Greenwald/Sweeney, Beach) Extends period of municipal stabilization and recovery, with certain modifications, under "Municipal Stabilization and Recovery Act."

S-347/A-1992 w/GR (Smith, Vitale/Stanley, Conaway, Houghtaling) Establishes "NJ One Health Task Force."

S-619/A1635 w/GR (O’Scanlon/Lampitt, Downey) Permits use of telemedicine and telehealth to authorize patients for medical cannabis and to issue written instructions for dispensing medical cannabis. *

S-853/A-5064 w/GR (Sweeney, Beach/Verrelli, Giblin, Danielsen) "New Jersey Buy American Act"; requires certain State agency highway and bridge construction contracts to include iron and steel products made in U.S.

S-890/A-1061 w/GR (Pou, Codey/Jasey, Johnson, Verrelli) Requires DOH and DHS to identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health.

S-3686/A-5540 (Sweeney/ Burzichelli, Freiman) Supplements Department of Transportation language provisions in FY 2021 Appropriations Act to provide flexibility for debt service payments.

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed the following bill: 

S-2682/A-4016 (Gopal, Kean/Dancer, Benson, Verrelli) – CONDITIONAL - Establishes the New Jersey Rare Disease Advisory Council.

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Governor Murphy will deliver the following conditional veto to the Senate on Monday, June 28:

S-3658/A-5641 (Cunningham, Scutari/ Chiaravalloti, Mukherji, Carter)CONDITIONAL - Eliminates mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment determined by Legislature to be of non-violent nature.

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