Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation


TRENTON – Today, Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law:
A-5121/S-3287 (Coughlin, Zwicker, Karabinchak/Singleton, Smith) – Concerns provision of energy to certain manufacturing facilities by providing exemptions to certain energy related taxes
A-5849/S-3918 (Carter, Tucker, Vainieri Huttle/Lagana, Turner) – Requires Adjutant General of DMVA send weekly reports to Commissioner of DOH on status of veterans’ homes in State during every future public health emergency; requires such reports through December 31, 2021
A-5850/S-3906 (Armato, Mazzeo, Conaway/Gopal, Lagana) – Requires DMVA veterans’ memorial homes to hold quarterly town hall meetings with veterans’ guardians
A-5851/S-3905 (Swain, Tully, Freiman/Gopal, Lagana) – Allows veteran’s guardian to remove veteran from DMVA veterans' memorial home under certain emergency circumstances
A-5852/S-3904 (Houghtaling, Johnson, Chaparro/Gopal, Lagana) – Requires DMVA veterans’ memorial homes to communicate with veterans’ guardians via at least two communication means
A-5853/S-3903 (Danielsen, Mejia, Jimenez/Diegnan, Vitale) – Requires administrator and assistant administrator at State veterans’ memorial home have prior work experience in clinical setting
A-5854/S-3907 (Mazzeo, Armato, Chaparro/Gopal, Lagana) – Requires position of resident advocate at each State veterans’ memorial home
A-5855/S-3908 (Tucker, Speight, Vainieri Huttle/Cruz-Perez) – Requires DMVA veterans’ facilities provide payroll-based journal information to NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman
A-5856/S-3909 (Zwicker, Jimenez, Conaway/Vitale, Diegnan) – Requires Director of Division of Veterans’ Healthcare Services in DMVA to have prior clinical and long-term care experience