Provides tax credits for hiring certain military spouses.
Establishes “Innovation Partnership”; provides funding for certain nonprofit partnerships to promote certain emerging technology businesses.
Establishes license to allow wineries that produce more than 250,000 gallons per year to directly ship wine to consumers.
Eliminates requirement under veterans’ gross income tax exemption that taxpayer serve in active duty status or federal active duty status to qualify for exemption.
Removes certain property rights of State agencies in certain instances.
Adds technology transfer duties to New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology.
Increases transparency and accountability for NJT and independence of NJT board members; establishes Office of Customer Advocate; requires greater detail for capital program.
Establishes ranked-choice voting procedure for elections for Governor, State Senate, State General Assembly, United States Senate and House of Representatives, and presidential primaries and general elections for electors for United States President and Vice-President.
Requires professional licensing boards to issue licenses for certain individuals with good standing licenses or certification in other jurisdictions under certain circumstances.
“Chiara’s Law”; prohibits euthanizing animals in shelters or pounds except for health or safety reasons.
Requires petitions of nomination of candidates for State and county committees of political parties to include functioning e-mail addresses.
“New Voter Empowerment Act”; permits 17 year olds to vote in primary election if they turn 18 years old before next succeeding general election.