NEW JERSEY

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for June 9, 2008

 

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Vol. XX No. 23 213th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Frank Spencer, of Haddonfield, to replace Robert Boyce, Jr.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

Honorable Richard F. Turner, of Weehawkin.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY RACING COMMISSION:
Honorable Joseph Charles Spicuzzo, of Helmetta, to replace Peter Cofrancesco.

Nomination Corrected Copy:

 

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

Robert J. Gamgort, of Mendham, to replace John J. Gallagher, Jr., resigned.

 

Bills Introduced:

S1921 Ciesla,A/Van Drew,J Tidal waterfront area-concern pub access REF SEN

S1922 Smith,B Govt. records requests-concerns REF SEN

S1923 Cardinale,G/Bucco,A Youth Legislature-creates REF SSG

S1924 Bucco,A Lyme disease-concerns reporting req. REF SHH

S1925 Bucco,A Bicycle commuters-income tax deduct. REF STR

S1926 Adler,J/Whelan,J Ricci's Law-ignition interlock devices REF SLP

S1927 Buono,B Cred. card solicitation, cert.-regulates REF SCM

S1928 Allen,D Investment of assets-clarifies REF SSG

S1929 Allen,D PFRS-purch. cred. for temp. svc. REF SSG

S1930 Bucco,A/Oroho,S Lake Hopatcong Comm.;$600K REF SEN

S1931 Lesniak,R MV rentals-cert. mun. impose tax REF SCU

S1932 Ruiz,M BPU-auth. cert. use of cert. revenue REF SEG

S1933 Ruiz,M Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns REF SED

S1934 Haines,P MV fuel dealers-concerns price display REF STR

S1935 Baroni,B Aggravated sexual assault-mand life REF SJU

S1936 Baroni,B Leg., Exec. Branch-reg receipt of things REF SSG

S1937 Baroni,B Pretrial intervention-concerns REF SLP

S1938 Madden,F Trespassers, cert.-clarifies penal. REF STR

S1939 Vitale,J/Singer,R Med. Malpractice Liab. Insur. Premium Fd REF SCM

S1940 Vitale,J/Singer,R Health benf.-concerns eating disorders REF SHH

S1941 Vitale,J/Singer,R Dietian/Nutritionist Lic. Act REF SCM

S1942 Vitale,J/Whelan,J Cardiac Svc. Access Prot. Act REF SHH

S1943 Turner,S Charter sch.-concerns periodic assess REF SED

S1945 Turner,S Pharmaceutical manuf. marketing-concerns REF SHH

 

 

Bills Introduced: (contd)

S1946 Turner,S Intensive Supervision Prog.-concerns REF SBA

S1947 Turner,S Voter regis. applications-concerns REF SSG

S1948 Turner,S Debit card info., cert.-proh. printing REF SCM

S1949 Turner,S Sch. crisis response plan-subcomm.;$3M REF SED

S1950 Cunningham,S Superior Court judgeships-two addl. REF SBA

S1951 Cunningham,S Criminal background checks-concerns REF SLP

S1952 Bateman,C/Buono,B Sch. bus driv.-concerns crim hist checks REF SED

S1953 Bucco,A St. bldgs.-concerns renewable energy sys REF SEG

S1954 Bucco,A Fuel efficient veh.-req. St. to purch. REF SEG

S1955 Connors,C Home improvement contractors-concerns REF SCM

S1956 Sweeney,S Plant closing, layoffs-concerns mortgage REF SCM

S1957 Sweeney,S Plant closings, mass layoffs-concerns REF SLA

S1958 Sweeney,S Job training courses, cert.-concerns REF SLA

S1959 Van Drew,J Animal cruelty-concerns REF SEG

S1960 Connors,C Sales receipts-concerns acct. numbers REF SCM

S1961 Kean,T/Gordon,R Absentee ballots-concerns mailing REF SSG

S1962 Buono,B/Kean,T TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns memb. REF SSG

S1963 Cunningham,S/Bucco,A SHBP benf.-concerns incentive REF SSG

S1964 Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K PERS, TPAF-calculation of benf. REF SSG

S1965 Scutari,N/Kyrillos,J SHBP-qualifications for health care benf REF SSG

S1966 Oroho,S/Sweeney,S Out-of-St. svc. pension cred.-concerns REF SSG

S1967 Weinberg,L Freedom of Religion Equal Civil Marriage REF SJU

S1968 Vitale,J Plenary retail consumption lic.-concerns REF SLP

S1969 Buono,B/Bateman,C PERS, TPAF-concerns dual memb. REF SSG

SCR105 Baroni,B Prof. svcs. contract-concerns awarding REF SSG

SCR106 Baroni,B Leg-amend Constit limit successive terms REF SSG

SCR107 Beck,J/Kean,S MV related fees-fd. St. transp. sys. REF STR

SCR108 Weinberg,L/Gordon,R Full-time Leg. Study Comm-creates REF SSG

SJR57 Sarlo,P Transp. Proj. Drainage Pipe Study Comm. REF SLA

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A562 Acs (ACS) Dancer,R+1 St. MVs, surplus-concerns REP

A839 Chivukula,U/Munoz,E+8 Wheelchair securement-concerns use REP

A2254 Giblin,T/Evans,E Robert A. Roe Hwy.-repeal desig. REP

S16 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Ruiz,M+2 Provisional's driv. lic.-concerns REP/SCA without recommendation

S206 Singer,R Shopping ctr. leases, cert.-concerns REP

S467 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Lance,L+10 Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage REP

S989 Madden,F/Kean,T Wheelchair securement-concerns use REP

S1165 Scs (SCS) Adler,J/Singer,R+7 Insur. producers-concerns REP/SCS

S1256 Kean,T+1 Homestead prop. tax reimb.-concerns REP

S1299 Smith,B Wind and solar fac.-concerns location REP

S1303 Smith,B/Baroni,B Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance REP

S1431/1731/1831 Scs (SCS) Turner,S Motor fuel dealers-display prices REP/SCS

S1463 Sca (1R) Whelan,J/Girgenti,J Casinos-concerns continued operation REP/SCA

S1538 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Bateman,C Solar, wind energy-Right to Farm Act REP/SCA

S1553 Scs (SCS) Ciesla,A/Van Drew,J+6 Pub. Access and Marina Safety Act REP/SCS

S1560 Sca (1R) Turner,S Child support-concerns REP/SCA

S1575 Scs (SCS) Van Drew,J Horseshoe crabs-concerns penal. REP/SCS

S1599 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Redd,D+4 Homeownership Preserv. Act REP/SCA

S1608 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R Alco. bev. lic., cert.-concerns REP/SCS without recommendation

S1641 Cunningham,S/Sacco,N+1 Port. Auth. of NY & NJ bd mtg-pub notice REP

S1814 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Parking structures-concerns devel, finan REP/SCA

S1823 Gordon,R/Scutari,N Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes REP

S1824 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Scutari,N Env.infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP/SCA

S1825 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Kean,T Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans REP/SCA

S1830 Sacco,N/Van Drew,J+1 Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns REP

S1833 Sca (1R) Smith,B Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns fees REP/SCA

S1853 Sca (1R) Gill,N Resid. mortgages, cert.-concerns REP/SCA

SCR103 Van Drew,J/Kean,T Env Infrastructure Trust-app FY09 plan REP

SR57 Sca (1R) Buono,B Dismal Swamp Conserv. Area-preserve REP/SCA

SR68 Sca (1R) Turner,S Strategic Petroleum Reserve-release oil REP/SCA

 

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

S1599 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Redd,D+4 Homeownership Preserv. Act

S1814 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Parking structures-concerns devel, finan

S1823 Gordon,R/Scutari,N Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes

S1824 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Scutari,N Env.infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S1825 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Kean,T Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans

S1830 Sacco,N/Van Drew,J+1 Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

S1833 Sca (1R) Smith,B Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns fees

Bills Combined:

S1731 Allen,D Motor fuel dealers-display prices COMB/W S1431/1831 (SCS)
S1831 Sarlo,P Motor fuel prices-concerns display COMB/W S1431/1731 (SCS)

Co-Sponsors Added:

S182 Sca (1R) (Stack,B) Law enforcement off., cert-use stun guns

S779 (Baroni,B) Street gangs-concerns

S780 (Gordon,R) Mil. memb.-exemp., realty transfer fees

S979 (Bateman,C) Antifreeze and engine coolant-concerns

S1232 (Weinberg,L) Catastrophic illness-concern elig. asst.

S1233 (Van Drew,J) Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S1428 (Lance,L; Turner,S) Tox-free Children's Products Act

S1647 (Ciesla,A) Autism-estab. advocate office

S1757 (Weinberg,L) Disab. vet., cert.-special lic. plates

S1830 (Madden,F) Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

SCR39 (Van Drew,J) Debt Limitation Clause-voter approval

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S856 (Girgenti,J) Law enforcement off. impersonation-crime

S1240 (Stack,B) Barbering/hairstyling-create limited lic

S1382 (Baroni,B) Teacher cert applications-req & deadline

S1515 (Baroni,B) Pymts. in lieu of taxes-concerns

S1757 (Girgenti,J) Disab. vet., cert.-special lic. plates

S1783 Sca (1R) (Redd,D) Non-resid. devel. fees-imposes

The Senate adjourned at 7:11 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 12, 2008 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, June 12, 2008 (QUORUM, Committee Groups C and D scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (06/05/2008):

None