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Vol. XXI No. 24†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 213th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

 

†††† SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

S2905††† Vitale,J/Turner,S††† Retail food estab.-prov nutritional info†† REF SHH

S2906††† Pennacchio,J††† Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns†† REF SEN

S2907††† Cardinale,G††† Lic. pub. adjuster-concerns†† REF SCM

S2908††† Karrow,M††† Home-baked goods-concerns sale†† REF SHH

S2909††† O'Toole,K††† Sales of securities-concerns†† REF SCM

S2910††† Sweeney,S/Oroho,S††† Corp. bus. taxpayers-modify allocation†† REF SBA

S2911††† Baroni,B††† Childhood Obesity Prev-desig coordinator†† REF SHH

S2912††† Karrow,M/Sweeney,S††† Agriculture product-concerns marketing†† REF SEG

S2913††† Van Drew,J††† Raffle law viol., cert.-concerns†† REF SWT

S2914††† Van Drew,J††† Qualified bus. in UEZ zones-concerns†† REF SEG

S2915††† Beck,J††† Co. bd. of taxation memb.-concerns†† REF SSG

S2916††† Beck,J††† First-time home buyers-prov. tax credit†† REF SBA

S2917††† Beck,J††† Saving deposit interest-prov. tax deduct†† REF SBA

S2918††† Beck,J††† Hybrid veh., cert.-exemp. from sales tax†† REF SEG

S2919††† Beck,J††† Casino Control Comm.-reduce memb.†† REF SWT

S2920††† Bucco,A/Oroho,S††† Lake Hopatcong Comm.-changes memb.†† REF SEN

S2921††† Sacco,N/Madden,F††† US Park Police-concern powers†† REF SLP

S2922††† Beck,J††† Corp. bus. tax rate-reduces†† REF SEG

S2923††† Beach,J††† Sch. dist., cert. info-concerns distrib.†† REF SED

S2924††† Beach,J††† Pub. higher ed. website-vet. benf. link†† REF SED

S2925††† Beach,J††† Cellular contract-incl sexting brochures†† REF SCM

S2926††† Beach,J††† Sexting-create diversionary prog.†† REF SLP

S2927††† Kean,T††† Advanced metering standards-concerns†† REF SEG

S2928††† Sweeney,S††† Open Pub. Records Act-concerns avail.†† REF SCU

S2929††† Sweeney,S††† St., co. coll bd of trustees-adds 2 emp.†† REF SED

S2930††† Sweeney,S††† Beverly city charter-cert. provisions†† REF SCU

S2931††† Turner,S††† Crim. firearms recovery clearing house†† REF SLP

S2932††† Weinberg,L††† Standardized tests-concerns†† REF SED

S2933††† Lesniak,R††† Nonpub. sch.-concerns conversion†† REF SED

S2934††† Weinberg,L/Vitale,J+1††† Med. malpractice liab. insur.-concerns†† REF SCM

S2935††† Weinberg,L††† Govt. affairs agents-req. disclosures†† REF SSG

S2936††† Codey,R††† NJBEST-concerns†† REF SED

S2937††† Codey,R††† DWI-concerns penal.†† REF SLP

S2938††† Codey,R††† Jury tampering-incr. penal.†† REF SJU

S2939†† Codey,R††† Drunk driv. with suspended lic.-crime†† REF SLP

S2940††† Codey,R/Buono,B††† MV, loan suspended driv.-incr. penal.†† REF SLP

S2942††† Buono,B††† Medicaid recipient-delivery, health svcs†† REF SHH

S2955††† Turner,S††† St emp in PERS-define contractual salary†† REF SBA

SCR151††† Van Drew,J††† Raffles-bowling leagues, assn. conduct†† REF SWT

SCR152††† Beck,J††† Open space, preserved-reduce prop. tax†† REF SEN

SCR153††† Beck,J+3††† St. budget conceptual plan-Gov. provide†† REF SBA

SR132††† Kean,T††† Self-emp. health insur. tax deduct-enact†† REF SCM

 

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A1767 Aa (1R)††† Watson Coleman,B/Evans,E††† Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force-estab.†† REP

A2238 AcsSca (ACS/1R)††† Roberts,J/Prieto,V+15††† Autism, devel. disab.-concerns coverage†† REP/SCA

AJR101††† Vainieri Huttle,V/Vandervalk,C+9††† Denim Day for rape awareness-April 28†† REP

S1212 Sca (1R)††† Bucco,A††† Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax†† REP/SCA

S1342 Sca (1R)††† Madden,F††† Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force-estab.†† REP/SCA

S1651 ScsSca (SCS/1R)††† Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+5††† Autism, devel. disab.-concerns coverage†† REP/SCA

S1864 Sca (1R)††† Weinberg,L††† Bleeding Disorders Treatment Fd.†† REP/SCA

S2010††† Buono,B††† St. budget FY2009/2010-approp. fds.†† REP

S2011††† Buono,B††† FY2009 suppl. approp.;$20.768M†† REP

S2012††† Codey,R††† Cigarette tax rate-raises per pack†† REP

S2013 Sca (1R)††† Weinberg,L††† Liquor, wines-incr. tax rates†† REP/SCA

S2014††† Sweeney,S††† Corp. bus tax-concerns†† REP

S2015††† Buono,B††† Taxpayers w/cert. income-incr. tax rate†† REP

S2016 Sca (1R)††† Sweeney,S††† Health insur.-concerns taxation†† REP/SCA

S2017 Sca (1R)††† Sweeney,S††† Econ. Devel. Auth.-transfer fds.†† REP/SCA

S2018††† Sweeney,S††† St. rental asst prog-NJHMFA transfer fds†† REP

S2019††† Codey,R††† Marine Science Consortium statute-repeal†† REP

S2020 Sca (1R)††† Codey,R††† Bond volume limits-prov. for allocation†† REP/SCA

S2516 Sca (1R)††† Sweeney,S/Girgenti,J††† Developmental disab-estab offender regis†† REP/SCA

S2651 Sca (1R)††† Scutari,N/Girgenti,J††† Amber Alerts-receive on wireless phones†† REP/SCA

S2683 Sca (1R)††† Weinberg,L+1††† Med. Examiners Bd.-concerns memb.†† REP/SCA

S2773 Scs (SCS)††† Sweeney,S/Madden,F††† Wage, benf., tax law viol-lic suspension†† REP/SCS

S2824††† Girgenti,J††† Police training-concerns†† REP

S2841 Scs (SCS)††† Lesniak,R/Girgenti,J††† Telecommunication info.-concerns access†† REP/SCS

S2885 Sca (1R)††† Girgenti,J/Sweeney,S+7††† EMTs-concerns certificationREP/SCA

S2887 Sca (1R)††† Beach,J/Scutari,N+4††† Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns loans†† REP

S2888 Sca (1R)††† Whelan,J/Vitale,J+4††† Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.†† REP

S2889††† Gordon,R/Smith,B+1††† Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns†† REP

S2895 Sca (1R)††† Karrow,M/Madden,F††† Unemp insur.-concerns†† REP/SCA

SJR67††† Weinberg,L††† Denim Day for rape awareness-April 28†† REP

SJR77††† Kean,T/Vitale,J††† Mesothelioma Awareness Day-desig Sept 26†† REP

SR47/100 Scs (SCS)††† Weinberg,L/Vitale,J+1††† Universal health insur coverage-enact†† REP/SCS

Bills Referred/SBA:

S1212 Sca (1R)††† Bucco,A††† Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax††

S1864 Sca (1R)††† Weinberg,L††† Bleeding Disorders Treatment Fd.††

S2895 Sca (1R)††† Karrow,M/Madden,F†† Unemp insur.-concerns††

Bills Combined:

SR100††† Rice,R+1††† Universal health insur.-enact leg.†† COMB/W SR47 (SCS)

Bills Transferred:

S2903††† Turner,S††† MV surcharges-concerns†† FROM STR TO SBA

Co-Sponsors Added:

S155†† (Sweeney,S)††† Jessica Lunsford Act

S870†† (Vitale,J)††† Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

S1071†† (Van Drew,J)††† Immunizations-concerns req.

S1810†† (Beach,J)††† Wine-concerns direct shipping

S2181†† (Beach,J)††† Natl. Guard memb spouses-prov unemp benf

S2211†† (Stack,B)††† Finan. literacy pilot prog.-estab.

S2340 SaSa (2R)†† (Weinberg,L)††† Construction contracts-prevailing wage

S2499†† (Beach,J)††† Solar panel, wind turbine-concerns purch

S2654†† (Allen,D)††† Developmental disab.-concerns support

S2683 Sca (1R)†† (Gordon,R)††† Med. Examiners Bd.-concerns memb.

S2805†† (Allen,D)††† Jessica Lunsford Act
S2934†† (Gordon,R)††† Med. malpractice liab. insur.-concerns
SCR20†† (Baroni,B)††† Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.
SCR153†† (Bateman,C; Cardinale,G; Karrow,M)††† St. budget conceptual plan-Gov. provide

 

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1364†† (Baroni,B)††† Judy & Nikki's Law-concerns child murder

S1751†† (Baroni,B)††† Carjacking convictions-not expunged

S2154†† (Beach,J)††† Vet, cert.-prov. allowance incr.

S2264†† (Kean,T)††† Renewable energy-concerns

S2516 Sca (1R)†† (Girgenti,J)††† Developmental disab-estab offender regis

S2841 Scs (SCS)†† (Girgenti,J)††† Telecommunication info.-concerns access

S2850†† (Sweeney,S)††† Prevailing wage req., cert.-concerns

S2895 Sca (1R)†† (Madden,F)††† Unemp insur.-concerns

SJR77†† (Vitale,J)††† Mesothelioma Awareness Day-desig Sept 26

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S2516 Sca (1R)†† (Bucco,A)††† Developmental disab-estab offender regis

 

The Senate President has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective June 15, 2009

 

Governorís Commission on the Horse Racing Industry:

 

Robert Mulcahy, of Basking Ridge.

Notes to the 6/11/2009 Digest:

Bills Introduced:

S2010††† Buono,B†† St. budget FY2009/2010-approp. fds.†† REF SBA
S2011††† Buono,B††† FY2009 suppl. approp.;$20.768M†† REF SBA

The Senate adjourned the June 11, 2009 Quorum at 7:35 P.M. on June 12, 2009.

The Senate adjourned at 7:13 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 18, 2009 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A4083††† Addiego,D/Rudder,S††† Age-restricted communities-concerns†† REF AHO

A4084††† Addiego,D/Rudder,S††† False report, law enforcement-incr penal†† REF AJU

A4085††† Rudder,S/Addiego,D††† Amber Alert false report-estab. crime†† REF AJU

A4086††† Rudder,S/Addiego,D††† Emp. of unauth. aliens-concerns†† REF ALP

A4087††† Gusciora,R††† Env sensitive cleaning products-concerns†† REF AED

A4088††† Chiappone,A††† MV accidents resulting in death-concerns†† REF ALP

A4089††† Wisniewski,J††† EMTs-concerns certification†† REF AHS

A4090††† Chiappone,A/Wagner,C††† For-profit hosp.-concerns†† REF AHE

AR205††† Chiappone,A††† Student loans-cap interest rates and fee†† REF AHI

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A1503††† Burzichelli,J/Albano,N††† Employer contrib. to unemp.-concerns†† REP

A3464 AcaAca (2R)††† Scalera,F/Prieto,V††† Loc. budget incr.-concerns limitations†† REP/ACA

A4048 Aca (1R)††† Roberts,J/Coutinho,A††† Econ. Stimulus Act of 2009†† REP/ACA

A4100††† Greenwald,L/Schaer,G††† St. budget FY2009/2010-approp. fds.†† REP

A4101††Greenwald,L††† FY2009 suppl. approp.;$20.768M†† REP

A4102††† Watson Coleman,B††† Taxpayers w/cert. income-incr. tax rate†† REP

A4103††† Diegnan,P††† Cigarette tax rate-raises per pack†† REP

A4104 Aca (1R)††† Wisniewski,J††† Liquor, wines-incr. tax rates†† REP/ACA

A4105††† Pou,N/Evans,E††† Corp. bus tax-concerns†† REP

A4106††† Green,J††† St. rental asst prog-NJHMFA transfer fds†† REP

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (contíd)

 

A4107 Aca (1R)††† Quigley,J††† Econ. Devel. Auth.-transfer fds.†† REP/ACA

A4108 Aca (1R)††† Cryan,J††† Health insur.-concerns taxation†† REP/ACA

A4109 Aca (1R)††† McKeon,J††† Bond volume limits-prov. for allocation†† REP/ACA

S562††† Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P+1††† Employer contrib. to unemp.-concerns†† REP

S2372 Aca (1R)††† Sarlo,P††† Loc. budget incr.-concerns limitations†† REP/ACA

Bills Recommitted:

A4048 Aca (1R)††† Roberts,J/Coutinho,A††† Econ. Stimulus Act of 2009†† RCM ABU

Bills Transferred:

A1503††† Burzichelli,J/Albano,N††† Employer contrib. to unemp.-concerns†† FROM ALA TO ABU

S562††† Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P+1††† Employer contrib. to unemp.-concerns†† FROM ALA TO ABU

Co-Sponsors Added:

A752†† (Munoz,N)††† Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

A830†† (Ramos,R)††† Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A1551†† (Chivukula,U)††Healthy Workplace Act-estab.

A1718 AcaAa (2R)†† (Munoz,N)††† Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine

A1719 Aca (1R)†† (Doherty,M)††† Jessica Lunsford Act

A1979†† (O'Scanlon,D)††† Automated defibrillator use-immunity

A2493 Aca (1R)†† (Ramos,R)††† Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

A3196†† (Doherty,M)††† Highlands Region-concerns

A3333 AcsAa (ACS/1R)†† (DeAngelo,W)††† Advanced metering standards-concerns

ACR61†† (Holzapfel,J; Wolfe,D)††† St. budget-balance w/recurring revenue

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A4078†† (Van Pelt,D)††† MVC fees-concerns itemization

A4100†† (Schaer,G)††† St. budget FY2009/2010-approp. fds.

A4105†† (Evans,E)††† Corp. bus tax-concerns

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A3292 Aca (1R)†† (Johnson,G)††† Motorcycle safety provisions, new-estab.

A4100†† (Pou,N)††† St. budget FY2009/2010-approp. fds.

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3786 AcaAca (2R)†† (Scalera,F)††† Emerg. mgt.-concerns
S454 AcaAa (2R)†† (Johnson,G)††† Lemon law-expands consumer prot.

The Assembly adjourned at 8:35 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 18, 2009 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/11/09):

None