NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for April 25, 2013

 

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Vol. XXV No. 19 215th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

S2696 Oroho,S Pub resources-unauth use during an emerg REF SJU

S2697 Beck,J Statewide Non-Resid Devel Fee Act-repeal REF SCU

S2698 Allen,D Vet. Court Pilot Prog.-estab. REF SJU

S2699 O'Toole,K Law enforcement off.-limits civil liab. REF SLP

S2700 Smith,B St. energy efficiency req.-expands REF SEN

S2701 Sacco,N Joseph F. Tagliareni Jr. Memor. Bridge REF STR

S2702 Sacco,N Drone use-sets forth cert. standards REF SLP

S2703 Bateman,C Pub. util. rate incr.-hold pub. hearings REF SEG

S2704 Kean,T Megan's Law-revises various provisions REF SLP

S2705 Kean,T/Allen,D Jessica Lunsford Act-assault on child REF SJU

S2706 Allen,D Firearm lic. dealers-estab enhance penal REF SLP

S2707 Allen,D Firearm trafficking-no early release REF SLP

S2708 Allen,D Firearm trafficking-MV seizure REF SLP

S2709 Pou,N Disab. person-prov discount, fishing lic REF SEN

S2710 Ruiz,M/Norcross,D Social Impact Act-estab. pilot prog. REF SEG

S2711 Ruiz,M/Cunningham,S Latex gloves-DOH devel plan to phase out REF SHH

S2712 Greenstein,L MV lemon law-return veh. for full pymt. REF SCM

S2714 Norcross,D Safe Shelter Act-designates REF SCU

S2715 Lesniak,R/Ruiz,M Media viol.-concerns child's exposure REF SLP

S2716 Lesniak,R Statewide Non-resid Devel Fee Act-extend REF SCU

S2717 Weinberg,L Dementia care homes-prov. lic. REF SHH

S2718 Weinberg,L Firearms-concerns reporting of info. REF SLP

S2719 Norcross,D/Gill,N Firearms offenses-enhance penal. REF SLP

S2720 Weinberg,L Firearms records-concerns REF SLP

S2721 Van Drew,J Firearms, cert.-concerns transporting REF SLP

S2722 Norcross,D Firearms, unlawfully possessed-dispose REF SLP

S2724 Norcross,D+1 Sch. Security Task Force-estab. REF SLP

S2725 Vitale,J Air gun possession-3rd degree crime REF SLP

S2735 Van Drew,J Large capacity magazines-concerns REF SLP

SCR149 Ruiz,M/Pou,N The Borinqueneers-bestow Cong Gold Medal REF SSG

SR105 Sweeney,S Natl. Nurses' Wk-desig May 6 thru May 12 REF SHH

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S2598 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Whelan,J Flood elevation standards, cert-concerns REP/SCA

S2599 Sca (1R) Whelan,J/Greenstein,L+1 Condemned beachfront prop.-compensation REP/SCA

S2600 Sca (1R) Whelan,J Shore prot. proj. priority list-criteria REP/SCA

S2601 Sca (1R) Smith,B Atlantic Ocean beaches-co. operation REP/SCA

S2602 Smith,B Dune excavation, cert.-concerns REP

S2680 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Kyrillos,J Piers-allow devel. REP/SCA

SR100 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Bateman,C Hurricane Sandy damage-FEMA assess. REP/SCA

 

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

S645 Sca (1R) (Stack,B) Court-imposed finan obligation-default

S1303 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) (Allen,D) Patrick's Law-incr. animal cruelty penal

S2178 (Gill,N) Weapons, cert.-destructive definition

S2291 Aa (1R) (Weinberg,L) Higher ed student-health insur. coverage

S2430 (Rice,R; Ruiz,M) Study Comm. on Violence

S2596 ScsSa (SCS/1R) (Lesniak,R) Devel. center closures-concerns

S2695 (Bateman,C) Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S2492 (Gill,N) NICS-submit cert. mental health records

SJR73 (Gill,N) Hannah G. Solomon Day-desig January 14

Third Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S2719 (Allen,D) Firearms offenses-enhance penal.

The Senate Minority Leader has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective April 24, 2013

 

Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:

 

Frederick M. Herrmann, of Lawrenceville, to replace Peter Inverso.

The Senate has not adjourned. The Senate will meet again on Monday, April 29, 2013 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

AR164 O'Donnell,J Manchin-Toomey Amendment-reconsider

Bills Introduced:

A4016 Ciattarelli,J Mun. tax assessor-shared svc. agreement REF AHO

A4017 Ciattarelli,J/Benson,D Pub resources-unauth use during an emerg REF AJU

A4018 Rible,D St.-owned surplus prop.-incr. value REF ASG

A4019 Simon,D/Ciattarelli,J+2 Pub. util. rate incr.-hold pub. hearings REF ATU

A4020 Ciattarelli,J Loc. health agency, closed-concerns emp. REF AHO

A4021 Schaer,G/Vainieri Huttle,V Prot. for Individuals w/devel. disab Act REF AHU

A4022 Johnson,G Police, alt. route trained-auth. hire REF ALP

A4023 Burzichelli,J/Rumana,S Revised Uniform Limited Liab. Co. Act REF ARG

A4024 Benson,D MV lemon law-return veh. for full pymt. REF ACO

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A3680 AcaAcs (ACS) Coutinho,A/Singleton,T+13 NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013 REP/ACS

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

A61 Oliver,S/Prieto,V+12 Hurricane Sandy recovery fds-oversight

Bills Recommitted:

A3159 Milam,M/Albano,N Garden St Preserv Trust-restore, FY2011 RCM AAP

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

A392 (Cryan,J) Peggy's Law-suspected elderly abuse

A748 Aa (1R) (Handlin,A; Cryan,J) Student loans, cert.-forgive

A759 Aa (1R) (Handlin,A) Independent St. auth. memb.-disclosure

A953 (Handlin,A) Jersey Boys/Girls Prog-grant coll. cred.

A1521 Aa (1R) (Handlin,A) OAL-modifies process, cert case hearings

A1603 (Handlin,A) Crim. street gangs-concerns

A1937 (Peterson,E) Deferred comp. plans-excl, cert. contrib

A2022 Aca (1R) (Prieto,V) Ultrasound breast screenings-insur cover

A2172 (Handlin,A) Health fac.-offer flu vaccine to workers

A2258 Aa (1R) (Burzichelli,J) Ticket sales-revises law

A2419 (Fuentes,A) Psychologists, cert.-prescribe meds.

A2519 (Bucco,A.M.; Eustace,T; Simon,D) Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

A2570 (Diegnan,P) Family, sch viol victim-pymts, excl. tax

A2719 (Benson,D) Shark fins-proh. possession and sale

A2752 (Fuentes,A) Retir. income-elim. income cap excl.

A2955 (Caputo,R) Food label-req., cert. modified material

A2975 (Webber,J) Loc. tax levy cap-provisions of svcs.

A3128 Aca (1R) (Coughlin,C) Sewage-clarify, not haz. substance

A3152 (Handlin,A) Sex assault, convicted-no early release

A3158 (Simon,D) Health care svcs-concerns out-of-network

A3181 (Handlin,A) Murder-incr. max. penalty

A3192 (Jimenez,A; Quijano,A) Food labels-req containing cert material

A3198 (DiMaio,J) Liquor lic.-reduce number of hotel rooms

A3255 (Schepisi,H) Reliability, Storm Response Act of 2012

A3363 (Handlin,A) Prosecutors-concerns threats of viol.

A3432 (Handlin,A; Eustace,T) Diabetes action plan-develop

A3509 (Spencer,L; Fuentes,A; Ramos,R) Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

A3512 (Sumter,S) Consumer Access to Health Care Act

A3517 (Green,J; Kean,S; Wimberly,B; Caride,M; Coutinho,A; Tucker,C; Wolfe,D; Singleton,T; Schepisi,H; DeCroce,B; Riley,C; Sumter,S; Fuentes,A;

Angelini,M) Fed. svc academy, NJ resid-issue St flag

A3558 (Ciattarelli,J; Simon,D) Pediatric respite care prog lic. req.

A3630 (Mosquera,G) Travel & tourism ads.;$20M

A3654 Aca (1R) (Caride,M) Vegetation Mgmt. Response Act

A3675 (Dancer,R) Emp UI taxes-elim 10% surcharge

A3680 AcaAcs (ACS) (Handlin,A; DeCroce,B; Giblin,T; Brown,C.J.) NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

A3692 Aca (1R) (Riley,C) Crime witness-notify defendant's release

A3696 (Diegnan,P) Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

A3726 Aca (1R) (Amodeo,J; Brown,C.A.) Invalidated sections of law-repeal

A3873 Aca (1R) (Handlin,A) Nikki's Law-no texting while driv. signs

A3878 Aca (1R) (Fuentes,A) Health care coverage-concerns

A3957 (Giblin,T) Red light camera fines-concerns

A3984 (Singleton,T; Casagrande,C; Kean,S; Schepisi,H; Connors,S; Handlin,A; DeCroce,B) Safe and Secure Communities Act

A4019 (McGuckin,G; Kean,S) Pub. util. rate incr.-hold pub. hearings

ACR114 (Peterson,E; Bucco,A.M.) Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

ACR153 (Munoz,N; Handlin,A) Bail-may be denied to cert. offenders

Prime Sponsors Added:

A1885 (Andrzejczak,B) Disab. vet.-St. contract set-aside prog.

A1890 (Andrzejczak,B) Disab. vet. prop tax exemp elig-concerns

A1894 (Andrzejczak,B) Natl Guard memb-suspend interest pymt

A1895 (Andrzejczak,B) Nat'l Guard, cert. comp-excl. income tax

A1896 (Andrzejczak,B) PAAD elig.-excl. vet. entitlements

A1897 (Andrzejczak,B) Vet disab comp-excl, prop tax qual limit

A3171 (Andrzejczak,B) Mil, cert.-free access to beaches

A3420 (Andrzejczak,B) Prop. tax bills-contain tax relief info

ACR155 (Andrzejczak,B) Mil. personnel, active-prop tax deduct.

ACR177 (Andrzejczak,B) Vet. Hosp. Task Force-support

 

 

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A2188 (Eustace,T) Health care fac.-reuse returned drugs

A2916 (Bucco,A.M.) Med malpractice-exemp home, attachment

A2917 (Bucco,A.M.) Med. malpractice liab insur-proh raising

A3411 (Casagrande,C) Devel. resposibilities-concerns

A3517 (Bucco,A.M.) Fed. svc academy, NJ resid-issue St flag

A3549 Aca (1R) (Caride,M) Motor fuel dealers-post info. on website

A3978 (Casagrande,C) Pertussis vaccine-req. new mothers info.

A4010 (Quijano,A) Correctional health care-concerns reform

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A806 (Wimberly,B) Arbitration procedures-concerns

A1881 (Andrzejczak,B) St. police veh, used-offer to fire org.

A1892 (Andrzejczak,B) State Beach Task Force-creates

A1893 (Andrzejczak,B) St. auth contract awards-regulation req.

A2039 Aca (1R) (Andrzejczak,B) Animal cruelty offense-revises

A3159 (Andrzejczak,B) Garden St Preserv Trust-restore, FY2011

A3439 (McHose,A) Hosp., St. psych. hosp.-annual meetings

A3459 (Andrzejczak,B) St. Veh. Reduction Task Force-estab.

A3517 (Mosquera,G) Fed. svc academy, NJ resid-issue St flag

A3643 (Quijano,A) Hurricane Sandy relief-partial fds UEZ

A3726 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H) Invalidated sections of law-repeal

A3736 (Casagrande,C) Vegetation mgmt practice-near power line

A3873 Aca (1R) (Moriarty,P) Nikki's Law-no texting while driv. signs

A3878 Aca (1R) (Lampitt,P) Health care coverage-concerns

A3911 (DeCroce,B) Motor fuel-concern delivery during emerg

A3937 (Webber,J) Crime victims-no fees, govt. records

A3951 (Coughlin,C) Devel. center closures-concerns

A3962 (Webber,J) Mil. memb.-qual. for resid. tuition rate

A4002 (Wagner,C) Mortgage loan discrimination-proh.

A4019 (Casagrande,C) Pub. util. rate incr.-hold pub. hearings

A4021 (Tucker,C) Prot. for Individuals w/devel. disab Act

AJR97 (Eustace,T) Steve Sabol Day-desig. October 2

AR141 (Andrzejczak,B) Tourism industry, shore areas-open

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A184 (Wimberly,B) Firefighters, nonpermanent-permits appt.

A1196 Aa (1R) (Wimberly,B) Thomas P. Canzanella First Resp Prot Act

A1665 (Gusciora,R) Mental health coverage req.-revises

A1884 (Andrzejczak,B) Emerg. evacuation-concerns

A1889 (Andrzejczak,B) Med. waste viol.-incr. civil penal.

A1899 (Andrzejczak,B) St Comptroller-req. cert. recommendation

A2679 (Johnson,G) DOT roadside memorial prog.-estab.

A3460 (Coughlin,C) St. colleges-auth. joint purchases

A3777 (Gusciora,R) Green Acres Farmland Blue Acres Bond Act

A3851 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Tenant legal action-landlord pay fees

A3873 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H) Nikki's Law-no texting while driv. signs

A3878 Aca (1R) (Eustace,T) Health care coverage-concerns

A3912 (DeCroce,B) Motor fuel sale-concerns during emerg.

A4006 (Webber,J) Electronic funds transfer-concerns

AR72 (Andrzejczak,B) Official Jr. Ambassadors-honors book

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A490 (Wimberly,B) Assaults on police off.-upgrade penal.

A3663 (Gusciora,R) Green Acres, Bond Act of 2013

A3915 (Lampitt,P) Mortgage Assist. Pilot Prog.-estab.

A3923 (Webber,J) Personal id info.-exempts disclosure

 

 

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

A2143 (Johnson,G) For-profit hosp.-report cert. info, DHSS

Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3509 (Wimberly,B) Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

Ninth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3509 (Prieto,V) Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

A3680 AcaAcs (ACS) (Wimberly,B) NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective April 18, 2013

 

State Capitol Joint Management Commission:

 

Mark H. Duffy, of Plainsboro, to replace Richard E. Wright.

Notes to the 4/4/2013 Digest:

Bills Given First Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:

A2577 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Ramos,R+2 Casino licensee fees-revise calculation
A2596 Wisniewski,J/Sumter,S+2 Two-family resid.-remove fire ext req.
A3028 AcaAaSca (3R) Greenwald,L/Benson,D+6 Clean Car Comm.-estab.

Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:

A2577 Aca w/GR (2R) Burzichelli,J/Ramos,R+2 Casino licensee fees-revise calculation

A2596 w/GR (1R) Wisniewski,J/Sumter,S+2 Two-family resid.-remove fire ext req.

A3028 AcaAaSca w/GR (4R) Greenwald,L/Benson,D+6 Clean Car Comm.-estab.

 

Bills Transferred:

 

A3680 Aca (1R) Coutinho,A/Singleton,T+8 NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013 FROM AAP TO ABU

 

The Assembly adjourned the April 4, 2013 (QUORUM) at 4:47 P.M. on Friday, April 5, 2013.

 

The Assembly adjourned at 6:15 P.M. to meet again on Monday, April 29, 2013 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (04/15/2013):

None