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for February 28, 2017

 

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Vol. XXIX No. 10 217th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

 


The Members of both Houses of the 217th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the Annual Budget Message from the Honorable Chris Christie, Governor of the State of New Jersey.

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE THE ATLANTIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

Honorable Damon G. Tyner, of Egg Harbor Township.

Bills Introduced:

S3040 Sweeney,S PFRS-transfers mgmt. to Bd. of Trustees REF SSG

S3042 Codey,R St. Ethics Comm.-concerns pub. memb. REF SSG

S3043 Lesniak,R Forestry activity, Highlands-concerns REF SEN

S3044 Lesniak,R Animal & plants, rare-proh. cert. impact REF SEN

S3045 Pennacchio,J/Turner,S Innocence Study and Review Comm.-creates REF SJU

S3046 Cunningham,S Co. housing, cert-surcharge increase REF SCU

S3047 Bucco,A.R. Bear spray-allows possession REF SEG

S3049 Turner,S Pub records law-exemp cert personal info REF SSG

S3050 Turner,S Reverse mortgage loans-counseling req. REF SCM

S3051 Sarlo,P/Oroho,S Burglary of a resid.-upgrades crime REF SJU

S3052 Diegnan,P.J. Computer sci.-offer, reg. high sch. REF SED

S3053 Greenstein,L Warrants for parking tickets-concerns REF SLP

SR109 Cardinale,G/Weinberg,L+9 Religious org., all-condemns hatred REF SLP

 

Concurrent Resolution Passed:

 

An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted (35-0).

Co-Sponsors Added:

S2216 (Cardinale,G) Affordable housing-reforms procedures

S2468 Scs (SCS) (Cruz-Perez,N) Drinking water-concerns standards

S2793 (Lesniak,R) Digital breast screening-insur. cover
SR109 (Beck,J) Religious org., all-condemns hatred

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S2926 (Stack,B) Water loss audits-req. purveyors

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S3037 (Stack,B) Landlord-tenant crt record-confidential

The Senate adjourned at 5:00 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 6, 2017 (QUORUM, Committee Groups 3 and 4 scheduled to meet).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)

Bills Introduced:

A4645 Jasey,M HS recovery sch. alt. ed. prog.-concerns REF AED

A4646 McKeon,J Animal & plants, rare-proh. cert. impact REF AAN

A4647 McKeon,J Forestry activity, Highlands-concerns REF AAN

A4648 Pintor Marin,E/Lampitt,P Baby boxes-infant mortality prev devices REF AWC

A4649 Pinkin,N DOBI emp-prov. 2 yr post-emp restriction REF ASL

A4650 Gusciora,R Art therapists, cert.-lic. req. exemp. REF ARP

A4651 Gusciora,R Class II renewable energy-concerns REF ATU

A4652 Vainieri Huttle,V Transgender students-devel. guidelines REF AED

A4653 Jasey,M/McKeon,J St Ethics Comm.-concerns pub. memb. REF ASL

A4654 Benson,D Integrated Case Mgmt. Svcs-cert measures REF AHU

A4655 Benson,D Bus. records received, EDA-tax incentive REF ACE

A4656 Peterson,E Wine-concerns direct shipment REF ARO

ACR232 McKeon,J/Jasey,M Organ donation-concern organ allocations REF AHE

AJR145 McKnight,A Emotional, Behavioral Disorder Mo.-May REF AHU

AR219 Eustace,T Argentina's oil co-discharge cleanup fds REF AEN

 

Concurrent Resolution Passed:

 

An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted.

Co-Sponsors Added:

A543 (Dancer,R; Eustace,T) First responders-req./training standards

A1463 (Kean,S) Caregiver Task Force-estab.

A1464 (Johnson,G) Telemedicine-prov. health care svcs.

A3380 (DeAngelo,W) Silver Alert Sys.-concerns

A3414 Aca (1R) (DeAngelo,W) Surplus food to charities-create website

A3870 Aca (1R) (Chiaravalloti,N) Computer science instr. cert.-auth.

A4031 Aca (1R) (Muoio,E) Crude Oil, Rail Safety Task Force-create

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A4632 (Eustace,T) Food, recycle waste-estab. guidelines

A4633 (Eustace,T) Food date labeling-estab. standards

A4634 (Eustace,T) Food donations-clarify liab. prot.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A796 (O'Scanlon,D) St. correction off.-retitles

A3847 (Johnson,G) Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency

A4067 (Wimberly,B) First-time Home Buyer Savings-tax deduct

A4608 (DeAngelo,W) Sr prop tax bill-converts freeze to cred

A4631 (Eustace,T) St. food waste reduction-estab.

A4632 (Kennedy,J) Food, recycle waste-estab. guidelines

AJR96 (Pinkin,N) Mental Health Awareness Mo.-desig. May

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A4067 (Holley,J) First-time Home Buyer Savings-tax deduct

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3551 Aca (1R) (Holley,J) Affordable housing, cert.-tax credits

A4067 (Benson,D) First-time Home Buyer Savings-tax deduct

A4255 Acs (ACS) (Houghtaling,E) Horse racetracks-allows cert. wagers

 

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3551 Aca (1R) (Wimberly,B) Affordable housing, cert.-tax credits

A4255 Acs (ACS) (Downey,J) Horse racetracks-allows cert. wagers

The Assembly adjourned at 4:50 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 6, 2017 (QUORUM, Committee Groups C and D scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/27/2017):

None