NEW JERSEY

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for June 2, 2011

 

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Vol. XXIII No. 23 214th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Notice of Intention Received 5/25/2011:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Kathleen M. Delaney, of Haddonfield.

Richard S. Hoffman, of Mullica Hill.

Allen J. Littlefield, of Hammonton.

Eugene J. McCaffrey, Jr., of Mullica Hill.

William J. McGovern, III, of Lafayette.

Mary K. White, of Woodbury.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK AND ELSINBORO JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT:

Nicholas T. Lacovara, of Mullica Hill.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE PILESGROVE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT:

Nicholas T. Lacovara, of Mullica Hill.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK AND ELSINBORO JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT:

Nicholas T. Lacovara, of Mullica Hill.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE PILESGROVE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT:

Nicholas T. Lacovara, of Mullica Hill.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Kathleen M. Delaney, of Haddonfield.

Richard S. Hoffman, of Mullica Hill.

Eugene J. McCaffrey, Jr., of Mullica Hill.

William J. McGovern, III, of Lafayette.

Mary K. White, of Woodbury.

Allen J. Littlefield, of Hammonton.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMAL COUNCIL:

Sherry L. Ramsey, Esq., of Freehold, to replace Nina Austenberg.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE:

Frank L. Greenagel, Jr., LCSW, LCADC, ACSW, CJC, of Lebanon, to replace Harry D. Morey, Jr.

Barbara Adolphe, of Newton, to replace Honorable Anthony R. Bucco, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CEMETERY BOARD:

Rabbi Jay M. Kornsgold, of East Windsor, to replace Lawrence J. Colasurdo.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION:

Detective Captain Richard A. Wall, of Great Meadows, to replace Adrienne Eaton.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING BOARD:

Jon S. Brandt, of Randolph, to replace Craig A. Hrinkevich.

 

 

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (contd)

 

TO BE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE:

John Hulick, of Hamilton.

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARK MUNICIPAL COURT:

Benjamin G. Kelsen, of Teaneck.

Marc A. Raso, of Oradell.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Gary Wilcox, of Harrington Park.

Susan Steele, of Harrington Park.

Christine Farrington, of Wyckoff.

Keith Bachmann, of New Milford.

Terry Bottinelli, of Wyckoff.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BERGEN COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Karen R. O'Shea, of Fair Lawn, to replace Paul Pintel.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HIGHLANDS WATER PROTECTION AND PLANNING COUNCIL:

Honorable Michael R. Dressler, of Cresskill, to replace Glen Vetrano, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL:

Sergio Radossi, of Ridgefield Park, to replace Edward Goldman.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HALL OF FAME ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Vincent Curatola, of Upper Saddle River, to replace Steven A. Edwards.

Harlan Coben, of Ridgewood, to replace Lynn M. Nowak.

Honorable Douglas J. Steinhardt, of Phillipsburg, to replace Veronica McTernan Goldberg, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

Honorable Robert Yudin, of Wyckoff, to replace Pamela Miller.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION:

Bruce M. Meisel, of Saddle River, to replace Kenneth Pringle.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARK COMMISSION:

Philip H. White, of Englewood.

S. Lloyd Tulp, of Tenafly, to replace Edward P. Salzano.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

William P. Schuber, of Oradell, to replace Anthony R. Coscia.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS:

Albert Stabile, Jr., D.C., of Ridgefield Park.

Lawrence O'Connor, D.C., of Westwood.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING COMMISSION:

Tresa Duda, of Paramus, to replace Celeste Carpiano, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Robert J. Riccardella, of Wood-Ridge.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Anna Marie Mascolo, of Fairview.

Maureen A. Conway, of Ridgewood, to replace Carla Temple, resigned.

Robert F. Guarasci, of Hackensack.

 

TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT:

Anne M. Patterson, of Mendham.

 

TO BE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE STATE POLICE:

Colonel Joseph Ricardo Fuentes, of Rutherford.

 

 

Bills Introduced:

S2914 Bucco,A/Oroho,S Parental Rights Prog. Act REF SED

S2915 Rice,R St elected off appearances-disclose info REF SSG

S2916 Bucco,A 911, bin Laden's death-req. curriculum REF SED

S2917 Greenstein,L Higher ed.-make suppl. contrib. to ABP REF SED

S2918 Ciesla,A Chosin Few Memor Hwy-desig portion Rt.35 REF STR

S2919 Ciesla,A Peggy's Law-suspected elderly abuse REF SHH

S2920 Van Drew,J No Early Release Act-inmate in St instit REF SLP

S2921 Beach,J Reconstr breast surgery, cert-tax exempt REF SBA

SCR161 Doherty,M Fed. Reserve Transparency Act 2011-enact REF SCM

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A2615 Acs (ACS) Caputo,R/Moriarty,P Veh.-safety-related recalls REP

A3699 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+2 Petty's Run excavation site-proh. burial REP

A3777 Sca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Watson Coleman,B+1 Presid. primary-elim. separate elections REP/SCA

A3944 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Rumpf,B+17 DOT Comm.-auth. rev.-generating sponsors REP

S90 Rice,R/Vitale,J+1 Homeless persons-concerns svcs. REP

S400 Singer,R/Allen,D Sch. bus., illegally pass-incr. penal. REP

S999 Sca (1R) Allen,D Serve process-concerns gated community REP/SCA

S1535 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Allen,D+1 Homeless Coordinating/Fd Prog Task Force REP/SCA

S1950 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Bucco,A Kulesh & Kubert's Law-veh. homicide REP/SCA

S2182 Norcross,D Commercial ads, toll booths-permits REP

S2199 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Weinberg,L+3 End-of-Life Care-estab. Advisory Council REP/SCA

S2623 Beach,J/Norcross,D Veh.-safety-related recalls REP

S2667 Turner,S/Greenstein,L Petty's Run excavation site-proh. burial REP

S2708 Cunningham,S/Girgenti,J E-Zpass svc. charge-exempt. sr. cit. REP

S2758 Kean,S Duncan Thecker Memor. Hwy.-desig. Rt.34 REP

S2780 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Singer,R Surgical practices- req. lic by DHSS REP/SCA

S2787 Sca (1R) Norcross,D/Beach,J DOT Comm.-auth. rev.-generating sponsors REP/SCA

S2829 Scs (SCS) Girgenti,J/Scutari,N+2 Pamela's Law-crim. mephedrone sale REP/SCS

S2867 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Hosp.-based obstetric svcs-cert.-of need REP/SCA

S2880 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Beach,J Saltwater fishing reg-penal. regis. viol REP/SCA

S2883 Sca (1R) Norcross,D Presid. primary-elim. separate elections REP/SCA

S2910 Greenstein,L/Beck,J+1 Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes REP

S2911 Beach,J/Kyrillos,J+5 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP

S2912 Scutari,N/Kean,T+6 Env. infrastructure proj.-loans REP

SCR160 Gordon,R/Bateman,C+2 Env. Infrastructure Trust-approv. plan REP

SJR66 Gordon,R/Vitale,J Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness REP

SJR68 Sca (1R) Oroho,S/Bucco,A Growing Stage Children's Theatre-desig. REP/SCA

SJR69 Madden,F Multi Sclerosis Ed/Awareness-desig March REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

A3699 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+2 Petty's Run excavation site-proh. burial

A3777 Sca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Watson Coleman,B+1 Presid. primary-elim. separate elections

A3944 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Rumpf,B+17 DOT Comm.-auth. rev.-generating sponsors

S90 Rice,R/Vitale,J+1 Homeless persons-concerns svcs.

S400 Singer,R/Allen,D Sch. bus., illegally pass-incr. penal.

S1950 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Bucco,A Kulesh & Kubert's Law-veh. homicide

S2667 Turner,S/Greenstein,L Petty's Run excavation site-proh. burial

S2787 Sca (1R) Norcross,D/Beach,J DOT Comm.-auth. rev.-generating sponsors

S2880 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Beach,J Saltwater fishing reg-penal. regis. viol

S2883 Sca (1R) Norcross,D Presid. primary-elim. separate elections

S2910 Greenstein,L/Beck,J+1 Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

S2911 Beach,J/Kyrillos,J+5 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S2912 Scutari,N/Kean,T+6 Env. infrastructure proj.-loans

SCR160 Gordon,R/Bateman,C+2 Env. Infrastructure Trust-approv. plan

Bills Transferred:

S2908 Sarlo,P Meadowlands adj. pymts.-revise FROM SCU TO SBA

Public Hearing:

SCR107 Beck,J/Sweeney,S Open space, preserved-reduce prop. tax

Co-Sponsors Added:

S2018 (Turner,S) Animal Abuser Registry-estab.

S2049 (Turner,S) Animal abuser reg. system-estab.

S2243 (Codey,R; Rice,R; Sarlo,P; Whelan,J) Charter sch. estab.-voter approval req.

S2850 (Ciesla,A) Amusement parks-exemp noise restrictions

S2857 (Connors,C) Green Acres loc. govt. proj.;$84M

S2899 (Lesniak,R) Family planning svcs.;$7.4M

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S333 (Bucco,A) DEP lands, fishing/hunting-no net loss

S1772 (Bucco,A) Earth Day wk.-desig. each year

S2601 (Bucco,A) Storm water runoff diversion-proh.

S2787 Sca (1R) (Beach,J) DOT Comm.-auth. rev.-generating sponsors

S2808 (Beach,J) Food labels-free, cert modified material

S2910 (Beck,J) Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

SCR158 (Beck,J) Iran, nuclear weapons-US, prevent

 

The Senate President has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective May 24, 2011

 

Legislative Review Panel on State Psychiatric Hospitals and Developmental Centers:

 

Senator Diane B. Allen (7).

 

The Senate adjourned at 4:08 PM to meet again on Monday, June 6, 2011 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet again on Monday, June 13, 2011 (QUORUM, Committee groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/23/2011):

P.L.2011, c.72. A444 Sa w/GR (2R) Green,J/Bramnick,J+26 5/26/2011 Bd. of ed. memb.-background check

P.L.2011, c.73. A2173 w/GR (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Stender,L+2 5/26/2011 St. Dept.-estab. website, nonprofit info