Establishes Operation Recognition
to provide State endorsed high school di-
plomas to veterans who left high school to
serve in the armed forces during World War
I or World War II.
A105 - Requires DMV to accept military
retiree identification card as proof of legal
name on driver ' licenses.
A214 - Excludes Armed Services combat
zone pay from gross income taxation.
A216 - Revises membership of USS NJ
Battleship Commission;expands powers to
operate the berthing site.
A326 - Authorizes special license plates
for military retirees.
A368 - Extends property tax reimbursement
benefits to certain low income veterans.
A455 - Extends civil service veterans preference to veterans who served in NATO
campaign and peacekeeping in Yugoslavia.
A524 - Extends certain veterans' benefits
to include veterans who served in NATO
campaign and peacekeeping in Yugoslavia.
(Passed in Assembly 5/25/00).
A663/S687 - Authorizes special Distinguished Flying Cross license plates.
A664/S686 - Provides for special Bronze
Star license plates.
A669/S780 - Allows gross income tax filers
to designate contribution to Vet Group,Inc.
for services to veterans.
A671/S689 - Authorizes special license
plate for DSM recipients.
A678/S699 - Requires State reimbursement
to municipalities of cost of disabled veterans 'total property tax exemption.(A678
combined with bills A743 &A378).
A70/S103 - Extends veterans 'property tax
exemption to tenant shareholders in cooperatives and mutual housing corporations.
A765 - Directs N.J.Highway Authority to
designate Garden State Parkway as memorial highway to ex-POW 's (Passed Assembly Oct.30,2000).
A979 - Reallocates appropriate funds to
pay disabled veterans 'retroactive refund
claims for property tax payments.
A1195 - Makes certain changes in retirement provisions for PERS members who
A1197 - Entitles representatives of WAC,
WAVES, Women Marines and Vietnam Veterans of America to leave of absence with
pay to attend conventions state employees only.
A1225 - Establishes and allocates funds
for program to provide capital grants to
veteran 's organization;appropriates
A1237 - Authorizes special license plates
for members of the Disabled American Veterans Department of N.J.
A1249/S1907 - Permits certain TPAF veteran retirees to receive paid health benefits
under State Health Benefits Program.
A1256/S847 - Excludes U.S.military pensions and survivors benefits of persons
less than 62 years of age from gross income taxation.(Assembly Floor Amendments Passed 2/22/01)
A1258 - Grants local government budget
cap exception for personnel costs of employees in military reserves and N.J.National Guard activated for NATO action in
A1329 - Modifies maximum age for police
and fire department hires and for PFRS enrollment by permitting subtraction from
actual age of up to five years for service in
Armed Forces,Coast Guard,reserves or
A1330/S1894 - Expands certain veterans'
benefits to certain participants in the Lebanon Crisis of 1958.(Passed in Assembly 2/
A1336/S1149 - Extends TPAF,PERS and
PFRS veteran 's status to certain participants in peace-keeping operations in Somalia and Republic of Bosnia and
Herzgovina.(Passed in Assembly 5/25/00;
Senate Floor Amendment Passed 12/4/00).
A1401 - Permits certain war-time veterans
and military surviving spouses to receive
enhanced homestead rebate amount similar to the homestead rebate amounts allowed for senior and disabled residents.
A1446/S134/A2461 - Excludes veterans 'entitlements from income for determination
of PAAD eligibility.
A1461 - Permits parking of vehicles with
"Disabled Veteran "license plates in spaces
reserved for handicapped.
A1473 - Provides credit to retired or separated military personnel who apply for private passenger automobile insurance.
A1570 - Provides property tax relief to certain totally disabled veterans and provides
for municipal reimbursement by State.
A1663 - Provides full or partial reimbursement to new veteran-owned small busi-
nesses of sales and use tax paid.
A1664 - Requires N.J/Public Broadcasting
Authority and the Department of Military
and Veterans 'Affairs to videotape certain
A1711 - Broadens the criteria under certain circumstance,for eligibility for 100%
exemption from property taxes for the surviving spouses of certain veterans.
A1745/S809 - Supplemental appropriation
of $100,000 to DEP for replacement of Civil
A1847/340 - Revises membership of USSNJ
Battleship Commission,designates Foundation for the USSNJ Battleship as operator of battleship site and grants control
over battleship to the Commission.
A1863 - "Veterans 'Property Tax Relief Act
A1971/S422 - Provides special license
plates for Purple Heart recipients.(Passed
in Senate 2/7/00).
A2004/S503 - Revises retirement provisions
for PERS members who are veterans.
A2028/S609 - Implements proposed constitutional amendment
extending eligibility for property tax deduction to N.J.resident who is surviving spouse of nonresi-
A2042/S24 - Makes supplemental appropriation of $7.2 million from the General
Fund for Inter-Department Account capital construction project costs of the Battleship USS NJ refurbishment.
A2156 - Abolishes battleship commission
and foundation;transfers funds to special
A2177/S1842 - Supplemental appropriation
of $100,000 from General Fund for NJ Naval Militia Joint Command.(Passed Both
A2276 - Directs that N.J.Turnpike be
designated N.J.Veterans Turnpike, appropriates $500,00.
A2349/S1123 - Authorizes free hunting,
fishing,and trapping licenses and State
park admission for persons with certain
types of military service.
A2402/S638 - Extends period of restricted
sale of poppies to raise funds to benefit
veterans.(Passed Both Houses 1/29/01).
A2482 - Establishes loan program to rehabilitate military monuments; appropriates
A2490 - Provides that certain surviving
spouses of veterans may continue to receive veterans 'property tax deduction after remarriage.
A2527/S1045 - Establishes special license
plates for World War II Veterans (Passed
by the Senate 6/8/2000).
A2546/S1086 - Establishes special license
plates for veterans of the Korean conflict.
A2599 - Qualifies "Cold War" era veterans
for veteran 's property tax deduction.
A2613/S1654 - Amends definition of veteran for certain military engagements.
A2713 - Provides for non-binding referendum as to the permanent berthing of the
Battleship USS NJ;makes an appropriation.
A2783/S1388 - Supplemental appropriation
of $50,000 to DMAVA for study of veterans needs.(Passed Senate 10/23/00)
A2810 - Accelerates by one year phase-in
of veteran property tax deduction increase.
A2823/S133 - Adds Haiti peacekeeping mission to definition of "active service in time
of war" for eligibility to receive $100 veterans 'property tax deduction.
A2833 - Redesigns special prisoner of war
A2855/S1432 - Authorizes special emblem
for license plates of disabled veterans.
A2881 - Permits municipality to retroactively refund veteran's property tax paid
A2949 - Authorizes Naval combat service
A2951 - Authorizes special license plate
for ex-prisoners of war.
A3043 - Concerns calculation of retirement
benefits of certain veteran members of
A3091/S1997 - Supplemental appropriation
of $25,000 to Division of Housing and Community Resources in DCA to fund grant to
Willingboro Township for veterans' memorial.
A3180 - Authorizes special Bronze Star license plates.
A3234 - Supplemental appropriation of
$500,000 from General Fund to Department
of Military and Veterans Affairs for Veterans Guide and Veterans Journal.
S24 - Makes supplemental appropriation of
$7.2 million from General Fund for capital
construction project costs of Battleship
USS NJ refurbishment.
S83 - Eliminates the requirement of overseas service in Operation "Desert Shield/
Desert Storm" to qualify for civil service
S133 - Adds Haiti peacekeeping mission to
definition of "active service in time of war"
for eligibility to receive $50 veterans 'property tax reduction.
S164 - Provides for the issuance of special
motor vehicle license plates to Combat
Medical Badge recipients.
S214 - Totally Disabled Veterans' Property Tax Relief Act of 2000.
S465 - Authorizes special license plates for
members of the Disabled American Veterans Department of N.J.
S590 - Authorizes "Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation" license plate.(Passed
in Senate 3/23/00).
S620 - Authorizes issuance of POW plates
for vehicles leased by former prisoners of
war.(Passed in Senate 3/27/00).
S742 - Provides that TPAF and PERS veterans' retirement with 35 years of services
shall be based on highest benefit year rather
than last year of service.
S766 - Authorizes "Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation" license plate.
S971 - Extends certain veterans' benefits
to persons inducted into active service
through the United States Selective Service System during the Cold War.
S1241 - Provides property tax exemption
for fractional ownership by 100%disabled
veteran in continuing care facility.
S1294 - Extends eligibility for NJ DSM to
25 year State residents.
S1975 - Exempts from the sales and use tax
sales made at concession stands located
in State-owned veterans 's homes.
S2095/A3236 - Supplemental appropriation
of $6 million to DHS for Social Services to
the Homeless grant program and $2 million
to DMAVA to assist homeless veterans.
S2101 - Eliminates criteria qualified voter
must meet to receive military or civilian absentee ballot.
S2165 - Supplemental appropriation of
$40,000 to Division of Housing and Community Resources in DCA to fund grant to
East Greenwich Township for veteran's memorial.
Editor's Note: The following are common
acronyms used in the previous bill
DCA - Department of Community Affairs
DEP - Department of Environmental Protection
DHS - Department of Human Services
DMAVA - Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
DMV - Department of Motor Vehicles
DSM - N.J.'s Distinguished Service Medal
PAAD - Pharmaceutical Assistance to the
Aged and Disabled Program
PERS - Public Employees 'Retirement Sys-
PFRS - Police and Firemen 's Retirement
TPAF - Teachers 'Pension and Annuity