Legislative Alert: Thursday, May 15

May 12, 2014 by AFP

A number of bad bills are on tap for Thursday, May 5.

The Assembly Labor Committee (Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, at 10AM) will take up several measures which would impose further mandates on job creators.

  • A2345, The Wage Transparency Act
    • Forces employers contracting with the State to disclose certain information about their employees
  • A2873, Pub. svc priv contracts-estab procedures
    • Makes it more difficult for employers to contract with the State and undertake privatization efforts
  • A2910, Emp. discrimination, emp. status-proh.
    • Imposes fines on employers when making hiring decisions if they consider the fact that an applicant is/has been unemployed

The Assembly Women and Children Committee (Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, at 10AM) will attempt take up a bill aimed at further entrenching ObamaCare in New Jersey.

  • A2795, Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.
    • An expansion of “family planning services” under Medicaid for ‘non-pregant’ persons up to 200% of the federal poverty level (FPL) equivalent to $23,340 a year.

AFP urges activists to contact committee members and urge them to vote NO on these bills.

Labor   (GroupC)
Standing Reference
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Egan, Joseph V. – Chair   
Sumter, Shavonda E. – Vice-Chair
Coughlin, Craig J.   
Dancer, Ronald S.   
Mukherji, Raj   
O’Donnell, Jason
Quijano, Annette
Space, Parker
Webber, Jay

Women and Children   (GroupC)
Standing Reference
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Lampitt, Pamela R. – Chair
Mosquera, Gabriela M. – Vice-Chair
Casagrande, Caroline   
Munoz, Nancy F.   
Schaer, Gary S.
Spencer, L. Grace