Compiled by Elizabeth DiStefano, Legislative Assistant, NJDMAVA Summary as of October 11, 2002
A100 Authorizes free admission to State parks and forests for disabled veterans.
A113 Provides reimbursement to municipalities for taxes lost due to totally disabled veterans’ tax exemption.
A135 Authorizes free admission to State parks and forests and free hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses for retired members of N.J. National Guard.
A201 Authorizes Bronze Star license plates.
A233 Creates interest free loan program for State residents who are members of National Guard and Reserves called to federal active duty.
A295 Supplemental appropriation of $6 million to DHS for Social Services for the Homeless grant program and $2 million to DMAVA to assist homeless veterans.
A310 Increases PERS veterans retirement benefits for active members and retirees.
A382 Broadens the criteria under certain circumstances, for eligibility for 100 percent exemption from property taxes for the surviving spouses of certain veterans.
A419 Makes supplemental appropriation of $90,000 to the DMAVA for the Veterans’ Oral History program to record veterans’ account of war experiences.
A422 Modifies maximum age for police and fire department hires and for PFRS enrollment by subtraction from actual age of up to five years for Armed Forces, Coast Guard, reserves or National Guard service.
A458 Excludes from gross income under the gross income tax certain U.S. military compensation paid to reservists and National Guard members.
A526 Prohibits assignment of former military personnel to certain rating tiers under certain circumstances.
A627 Provides property tax exemption for fractional ownership by 100 percent disabled veteran in continuing care facility.
A648 Extends certain veterans’ benefits to include veterans who served in NATO campaign and peacekeeping in Yugoslavia.
A697 (S1124) “Veterans’ Property Tax Relief Act of 2000.”
A703 Permits municipality to retroactively refund veteran’s property tax paid inadvertently.
A737 (S1109) Authorizes certain TPAF veteran retirees paid health benefits under State Health Benefits Program.
A744 Grants local government budget cap exception for personnel costs of employees in military reserves and N.J. National Guard activated for NATO action in Yugoslavia. (Passed Assembly, June 24, 2002)
A759 Appropriates $50,000 to DMAVA for transportation pilot program to provide veterans’ medical transportation.
A760 Authorizes special emblem for license plates of disabled veterans.
A787 Establishes loan program to rehabilitate military monuments; appropriates $600,000.
A837 Excludes from gross income (tax) certain military compensation paid to N.J. National Guard members.
A838 Extends property tax reimbursement benefits to certain low income veterans.
A846 (S1160) Establishes special license plates for veterans of the Korean conflict.
A847 Amends definition of veteran for certain military engagements.
A 887 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans’ benefits by eliminating service requirement of specified dates or locations.
A 980 Authorizes Distinguished Flying Cross license plates.
A 981 Authorizes Bronze Star license plates.
A 990 Extends veterans’ property tax exemption to tenant shareholders in cooperatives and mutual housing corporations.
A1014 Allows gross income tax filters to designate contribution to VetGroup, Inc. for services to veterans.
A1015 Authorizes license plate for distinguished service medal recipients.
A1017 (S907) Requires State reimbursement to municipalities of cost of disabled veterans’ total property tax exemption.
A1024 (S703) Authorizes free hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses and State park admission for certain military service.
A1025 Authorizes Naval combat service license plate.
A1031 Establishes and allocates funds for program to provide capital grants to veterans’ organization; appropriates $250,000.
A1038 Authorizes license plates for Disabled American Veterans Dept. of N.J.
A1046 (S1260) Provides employment credit for military service for Board of Education employees.
A1049 Appropriates $25,000 to DMAVA for women veterans’ memorial at the N.J. veterans’ cemetery at Arneytown.
A1162 Directs New Jersey Highway Authority to designate Garden State Parkway as memorial highway to ex-POW’s.
A1175 Authorizes ex-POW license plate .
A1520 Entitles representatives of WAC’s, WAVES, Women Marines and Vietnam Veterans of America to paid leave of absence to attend conventions.
A1550 Permits certain war-time veterans and military surviving spouses to receive enhanced homestead rebate amounts similar to rebate for the senior and disabled.
A1554 Excludes veterans’ entitlements from determination of PAAD eligibility.
A1579 Excludes Armed Services combat zone pay from gross income taxation.
A1647 (S746) Allows veteran to claim eligibility to receive veteran’s property tax deduction after October 1 of pretax year.
A1652 (S1284) Authorizes veteran license plates.
A1698 (S1269) Extends eligibility of property tax deduction and property tax exemption to certain service in Korean DMZ.
A1776 (S1125) Provides property tax relief to certain totally disabled veterans and municipal reimbursement by State.
A1922 Requires DMV to accept military retiree identification card as proof of legal name on driver’s licenses.
A1932 Creates continuing education and nurse recruitment pilot program in DMAVA; appropriates $348,000.
A1957 Permits municipalities to make retroactive veteran property tax deduction payments up to $1,000 per veteran. (Passed Assembly, March 25, 2002)
A1998 Authorizes free State park admission and hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses for certain types of military service.
A2020 Allows for a gross income tax deduction for any honorable discharged member of the US Armed Forces, Reserve unit or National Guard.
A2060 Extends free admission to State parks and forests to disabled veterans and expands eligibility for free admission to State residents 60 years of age or older.
A2082 Exempts veterans’ discharge certificate from N.J.’s open public records law.
A2084 (S1425) Extends certain benefits to veterans of Operation “Enduring Freedom” and members of reserve and State organized militia who serve at least 180 continuous days.
A2094 (S100) Extends eligibility for veterans property tax deduction to residents of continuing care retirement communities.
A2235 (S1150) Supplemental appropriation $337,500 to DMAVA for veterans memorial cemetery personnel and equipment.
A2270 (S1643) Authorizes prorating of veteran’s property tax deduction.
A2316 (S303) Creates continuing education and nurse recruitment pilot program in DMAVA and provides funding to existing nurse education program in DHS; appropriates $498,000.
A2349 (S1455) Provides enhanced homestead rebate for tenants who are disabled veterans equal to 18 percent of rent paid.
A 2354 (S328) Authorizes license plates for military retirees.
A2480 Provides for Special Purple Heart license plates.
A2489 (S 1769) Authorizes a 50th anniversary of ending of Korean War commemorative medal; appropriates $5000.
A2490 (S1653) Provides income tax exclusion for portion of federal civil service pension representing foregone military pension benefit.
A2538 Provides special license plates for Purple Heart recipients.
A2663 (S1920) Extends certain veterans benefits to Operation “Enduring Freedom.”
A2686 (S1884) Allows veteran to claim veterans’ property tax deduction or disabled veterans’ property tax exemption on spouse’s property in certain circumstances.
A2702 Authorizes Adjutant General to issue service medal to commemorate 60th anniversary of ending of WWII; appropriates $5,000.
A2816 Authorizes “Severely Disabled Veteran” license plates for qualified veterans; entitles handicapped parking privileges.
A2817 (S1937) Establishes grant program to rehabilitate veterans’ organization posts; appropriates $300,000.
A2833 (S186) “Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans’ Property Tax Relief Act of 2001.”
S81 Authorizes license plates for Disabled American Veterans Department of N.J.
S165 Makes supplemental appropriation of $90,000 to the DMVA for the Veterans’Oral History program to record veterans account of war experiences.
S200 Appropriates $25,000 to DMAVA for women veterans’ memorial at the NJ veterans’ cemetery at Arneytown.
S214 Extends veteran’s property tax exemption to tenant shareholders in cooperatives and mutual housing corporations.
S226 Authorizes Bronze Star license plates.
S227 Authorizes Distinguished Flying Cross license plates. (Passed by the Senate, March 7, 2002)
S229 Authorizes special license plate for Distinguished Service Medal recipients. (Passed by the Senate, March 7, 2002) S274 Provides paid post retirement medical benefits to certain retired veteran State employees.
S310 Broadens eligibility for certain veterans’ benefits by eliminating service requirement of specified dates or locations.
S330 Adds Haiti peacekeeping mission to definition of “active service in time of war” for eligibility to receive $50 veterans’ property tax reduction.
S331 Excludes veterans’ entitlements from income for determinating PAAD eligibility.
S459 Excludes Armed Services combat zone pay from gross income taxation.
S493 Exempts from the sales and use tax sales made at concession stands located in State-owned veterans’ homes.
S600 Eliminates criteria to receive military or civilian absentee ballot.
S644 Supplemental appropriation of $6 million to DHS for Social Services to the Homeless grant program and $2 million to DMAVA to assist homeless veterans.
S648 Supplemental appropriation of $2 million to DMAVA for construction of the State WWII Veterans Memorial.
S709 Provide civil service preference to Operation Enduring Freedom veterans and to members of reserve and organized militia serving more than 180 continuous days.
S713 Amends definition of veteran for certain military engagements.
S724 Allows certain persons in active military service to receive stay of enforcement from certain obligations.
S747 Establishes and allocates funds for program to provide capital grants to veterans’ organizations; appropriates $250,000.
S752 Makes annual compensation paid to surviving spouses of certain blind or disabled veterans payable from date of veteran’s death.
S806 Excludes from gross income under the gross income tax certain United States military compensation paid to members of units of the N.J. National Guard.
S836 Authorizes Naval combat service license plate.
S918 Establishes license plates for WWII veterans.
S1308 Provides that employees no longer must pay full cost of purchase of PERS, PFRS or TPAF credit for military service.
S1362 Allows gross income tax deduction for honorably discharged member of U.S. Armed Forces, Reserve or National Guard.
S1379 Provides for increase and annual adjustment in allowance paid to veterans with certain wartime service-connected disabilities.
S1395 Extends certain benefits to veterans of Operation “Enduring Freedom.”
S1563 Enhances certain TPAF and PERS retirement allowances for veterans.
S1631 Imposes penalty upon political subdivision of State that unlawfully denies military leave benefits.
S1728 Provides State-paid health care benefits coverage through SHBP for National Guard member called to State active duty for 30 days or more.
S1767 (A2875) Extends Distinguished Service Medal eligibility to 25-year residents.
S1852 Authorizes POW plates for vehicles leased by former prisoners of war.