NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for May 5, 2014

 

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Vol. XXVI No. 18 216th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Mary K. Costello, of Kearny.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

Honorable Thomas G. Goodwin, of Hamilton, to replace Jane M. Kenny, resigned.

Robert K. Becker, CPA, of Margate City, to replace Susan Bass Levin, resigned.

 

TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

David C. Hespe, Esq., of Montgomery Township, to replace Christopher D. Cerf, resigned.

Bills Introduced:

S2013 Pennacchio,J DRPA-Elim. cert. finan. power REF STR

S2017 Vitale,J Sr. homeowners-exempt, mun. permit fees REF SCU

S2018 Vitale,J Organ donation-insurers prov. info. REF SHH

S2019 Vitale,J Lactation Consultant Lic. Act REF SCM

S2020 Vitale,J/Cunningham,S Art Therapist Lic. Act REF SCM

S2021 Sweeney,S Farm structures, temp.-concerns REF SEN

S2022 Greenstein,L Enduring Freedom-tuition-free enrollment REF SHI

S2023 Greenstein,L Pupil transp. contract-reject lowest bid REF SED

S2024 Greenstein,L Sch dist transp contract-prequal process REF SED

S2025 Smith,B/Bateman,C+1 Hudson viewshed-proh. devel. over 35 ft REF SEN

S2026 Beach,J Car seat safety-implement recommendation REF SLP

S2027 Turner,S Family day care-req. background checks REF SHH

S2028 Turner,S Deferred comp. plans-excl, cert. contrib REF SBA

S2029 Turner,S Sch survey student participation-consent REF SED

S2030 Turner,S St. athletic bd.-requires safety study REF SLP

S2031 Codey,R Home invasion-creates crime REF SJU

S2032 Codey,R Computer sci. course-req.pub.sch.student REF SED

S2033 Pennacchio,J Unemploy.comp.-revises exemp.motor veh. REF SLA

S2034 Smith,B+1 Forest stewardship prog.-St.-owned land REF SEN

S2035 Bateman,C Uniform Trust Code REF SJU

S2036 Bateman,C Admin. of trusts-concerns REF SJU

S2037 Bateman,C Mun. emp., cert.-concerns max salary REF SCU

S2038 Bateman,C Bad checks-incl electronic fds transfers REF SCM

S2039 Scutari,N/Bateman,C MV repeat viol-after 5 yrs. as 1st viol. REF SJU

S2040 Scutari,N/Cardinale,G Optometrists, vision care plans-concerns REF SCM

S2041 Sweeney,S NJ Council of Co. Coll.-member. optional REF SHI

S2042 Weinberg,L Special ed. prog.-concerns provision REF SED

S2043 Gill,N Notaries public-concerns REF SCM

S2044 Allen,D/O'Toole,K Realty transfer fee-schedule termination REF SCU

S2045 Sweeney,S DRJTBC-req. use certain products REF SBA

S2046 Rice,R Law enforcement officers-permits rehire REF SLP

S2047 Kyrillos,J Sober living homes-DHS auth lic and reg. REF SHH

S2048 Sweeney,S Delaware River, Bay Auth-req US products REF SBA

S2049 Rice,R Ward pol party committee-rights of chair REF SCU

S2050 Rice,R Mil svc memb-allow vote after conviction REF SMV

Bills Introduced: (contd)

 

S2051 Rice,R Motor fuel tax rate-revises, tax deduct. REF STR

S2052 Rice,R Appeal bonds, cert.-limits amount REF SJU

S2053 Rice,R Racial and ethnic impact statement-req. REF SLP

S2054 Rice,R Juv. confinement-restricts cert. REF SJU

S2055 Rice,R Loc. gov. budget-fed. hiring req. cert. REF SCU

S2056 Sarlo,P Loc Govt Serv web page-prop tax info req REF SCU

S2057 Lesniak,R Shark fins-proh, cert. sale, possession REF SEG

S2058 Lesniak,R Comm of Ed-create recovery high sch REF SED

S2059 Lesniak,R Striped bass caught outside NJ-Auth sale REF SEN

S2060 Lesniak,R PANYNJ-incr. comm. to 14 REF STR

S2061 Sweeney,S PANYNJ-req. use certain US products REF SBA

S2062 Sweeney,S DRPA-req. use certain US products REF SBA

S2063 Vitale,J Health insur. cert.-concerns REF SCM

S2064 Vitale,J Reproductive Donation Safety Act REF SHH

S2065 Vitale,J/Whelan,J Devel disab-one-time application for svc REF SHH

S2066 Vitale,J/Allen,D Devel disab-prov oversight DHS contracts REF SHH

S2067 Vitale,J/Singer,R Devel. disab person-change case manager REF SHH

SCR110 Whelan,J 177th Fighter Wing-honors REF SMV

SJR50 Singer,R/Vitale,J Skin Cancer Detection,Prevent-desig.May REF SHH

SJR51 Singer,R/Vitale,J ALS Awareness Mo.-desig. May REF SHH

SR66 Van Drew,J/Connors,C S. Jersey Task Force on Heroin-estab. REF SLP

SR68 Smith,B Atlantic St. Marine Fisheries-urges comm REF SEN

SR69 Vitale,J Rights of Disab. People-US Senate ratify REF SHH

SR70 Whelan,J Sports wagering-Senate expresses support REF SSG

SR71 Van Drew,J First Dist. Econ. Develop. Task Force REF SEG

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A156 Space,P/McHose,A+9 State's farm to sch prog-post on website REP

A2006 AcaSca (2R) Greenwald,L/Quijano,A+8 Ammunition magazines-reduce to 10 rounds REP/SCA

A2364 Sca (1R) Wolfe,D/Lampitt,P+1 NJ Stars-concerns elig. REP/SCA

A2642 Sca (1R) Andrzejczak,B/Riley,C+5 Farm to Sch prog-allows contrib. REP/SCA

A2643 Space,P/Riley,C+10 Best in NJ "Farm to Sch." Awards Prog. REP

A2644 AcaSca (2R) Dancer,R/Andrzejczak,B+9 Sch breakfast prog-website offer produce REP/SCA

A2777 Sca (1R) Lagana,J/Mainor,C Firearms-defines deviations, transp. REP/SCA

S601 Codey,R/Sacco,N Personal id info.-exempts disclosure REP

S731 Kean,T/Cunningham,S+2 Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm. REP

S779 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Sarlo,P Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act REP/SCA

S979 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Coll. Affordability Study Comm. REP/SCA

S993 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Gill,N Ammunition magazines-reduce to 10 rounds REP/SCA

S1349 Sca (1R) Rice,R Pub. util.-study street light outages REP/SCA

S1524 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Kean,T Crime victims-no fees, govt. records REP/SCS

S1551 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Economic Opportunity Act of 2014, Part 3 REP/SCA

S1647 Whelan,J Gubernatorial election campaigns-finan. REP

S1902 Barnes,P/Oroho,S State's farm to sch prog-post on website REP

S1907 Barnes,P/Oroho,S Best in NJ "Farm to Sch." Awards Prog. REP

S1908 Sca (1R) Barnes,P/Oroho,S Farm to Sch prog-allows contrib. REP/SCA

S1952 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Econ. Opportunity Act of 2014, Part 2 REP/SCA

S1958 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Sweeney,S Liberal studies, Rutgers-disab. students REP/SCA

S1964 Sca (1R) Beach,J Sch breakfast prog-website offer produce REP/SCA

S1985 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Cunningham,S NJ Stars-concerns elig. REP/SCA

S2012 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Ivory or rhinoceros horn-proh. sale REP/SCA

SJR45 Whelan,J Arts, Culture, History Mo.-desig. June REP

SR71 Van Drew,J First Dist. Econ. Develop. Task Force REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

A2364 Sca (1R) Wolfe,D/Lampitt,P+1 NJ Stars-concerns elig.

A2644 AcaSca (2R) Dancer,R/Andrzejczak,B+9 Sch breakfast prog-website offer produce

S779 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Sarlo,P Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act

S1524 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Kean,T Crime victims-no fees, govt. records

S1551 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Economic Opportunity Act of 2014, Part 3

S1647 Whelan,J Gubernatorial election campaigns-finan.

S1952 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Econ. Opportunity Act of 2014, Part 2

S1958 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Sweeney,S Liberal studies, Rutgers-disab. students

S1964 Sca (1R) Beach,J Sch breakfast prog-website offer produce

S1985 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Cunningham,S NJ Stars-concerns elig.

S2012 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Ivory or rhinoceros horn-proh. sale

Bills Referred/SHI:

S979 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Coll. Affordability Study Comm.

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

SJR20 Vitale,J/Weinberg,L ALS Awareness Mo.-desig. May FROM SHH

Co-Sponsors Added:

S247 (Stack,B) Telemarketing fraud investigation unit

S278 (Kyrillos,J) Copper-based landline svc.-moratorium

S359 (Van Drew,J) Rooming house-revise landlord definition

S731 (Sarlo,P) Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm.

S1041 Sca (1R) (Codey,R) Drilling techniques, cert.-concerns

S1870 (Bateman,C) Cats or dogs purch.-estab. addl. req.

S2025 (Codey,R) Hudson viewshed-proh. devel. over 35 ft

S2034 (Thompson,S) Forest stewardship prog.-St.-owned land

SCR39 (Stack,B) Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S234 (Van Drew,J) Per Capita Library Aid;$3M

S1285 (Turner,S) Raw milk permit prog.-estab.

S1353 (Bucco,A.R.) Disab. vet.-St. contract set-aside prog.

S1455 (Bucco,A.R.) CATV companies-available resid. areas

S1524 Scs (SCS) (Kean,T) Crime victims-no fees, govt. records

S1614 (Doherty,M) Checkpoints-proh limited, cert veh types

S1639 (Vitale,J) Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim.

S1666 (Bucco,A.R.) Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns

S1669 (Bucco,A.R.) Cold War medal-creates

S1772 (Vitale,J) Smoking, pub. parks and beaches-proh.

S1819 (Vitale,J) Tobacco cessation benf.-Medicaid cover

S1902 (Oroho,S) State's farm to sch prog-post on website

S1907 (Oroho,S) Best in NJ "Farm to Sch." Awards Prog.

S1908 Sca (1R) (Oroho,S) Farm to Sch prog-allows contrib.

S1939 (Allen,D) Child Care Lic. Act-statutory changes

S1968 (Vitale,J) Cigars, flavored-proh. sale

S2000 (Vitale,J) Sch. dist.-deny student lunch

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S1985 (Ruiz,T) NJ Stars-concerns elig.

Note to the 4/28/2014 Digest:

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

S78 (Stack,B) Landlord-tenant disputes-atty. fees

The Senate adjourned at 5:55 P.M. to meet again on Monday, May 12, 2014 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, May 8, 2014 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (4/28/2014):

None