NEW JERSEY

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for June 30, 2014

 

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Vol. XXVI No. 32

216th Legislature $ First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Advise and Consent:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Michael C. Gaus, of Newton.

Daniel A. Bernardin, of Collingswood.

Christine M. Vanek, of Kearny.

Damon G. Tyner, of Egg Harbor Township.

Mark P. Tarantino, of Moorestown.

Morris G. Smith, of Collingswood.

Kevin M. Shanahan, of Delaware Township.

Sherri L. Schweitzer, of Cherry Hill.

David M. Ragonese, of Haddon Heights.

Gerard H. Breland, of Burlington Township.

David J. Weaver, of Sparta.

Kimberly Espinales-Maloney, of Hoboken.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Gary L. Hill, of Atlantic City, to replace Ali Reynolds, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

John Anthony Fontanetta, M.D., FACEP, of Branchburg, to replace James M. Orsini, M.D.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY RACING COMMISSION:

David C. Gruskos, of Oceanport, to replace Anthony Robert Caputo, M.D.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

Mitchell D. Jones, of Harmony Township, to replace Francisco J. Allende.

Steven B. Wagner, of Franklin Township, to replace Hugh McKittrick.

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Jeffrey B. Beacham, of Short Hills.

Richard T. Sules, of West Orange.

Marysol Rosero, of Livingston.

Marcella Matos Wilson, of West Caldwell.

Bahir Kamil, of South Orange.

Neil N. Jasey, of South Orange.

David A. Cohen, of Berkeley Heights.

Linda Lordi Cavanaugh, of West Orange.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SCR123 Lesniak,R/Vitale,J Suppl Nutrition Assist emp/training Prog

 

 

Bills Introduced:

S2277 Lesniak,R/Rice,R+1 Waterfront Comm, NY Harbor-Gov. w/draw REF SLP

S2278 Barnes,P Electronic prescriptions-proh. addl. fee REF SHH

S2279 Turner,S/Oroho,S Div. of St. Museum-estab. REF SSG

S2280 Turner,S Alpha Kappa Alpha-auth. lic. plate REF STR

S2281 O'Toole,K Svc. dog in foster home-exemp. lic./reg. REF SEG

S2282 Smith,B/Bateman,C Class II renewable energy-definition REF SEN

S2283 Bateman,C Off-track wagering fac-mun may reject REF SSG

S2285 Sarlo,P Meadowlands Complex casino-66% tax REF SSG

S2286 Barnes,P Bail-auth. installment pymts REF SLP

S2287 Barnes,P Bail, cert. actions-4th degree crime REF SLP

S2288 Barnes,P Bail agents-implement written policies REF SLP

S2289 Barnes,P Bail agents-photographic id cards req. REF SLP

S2290 Barnes,P Bail agent operating w/out lic.-crime REF SLP

S2291 Barnes,P Bail-bond agent-incr lic and renewal fee REF SLP

S2292 Barnes,P Bail Agent Enforcement Unit-estab. REF SLP

S2293 Oroho,S/Van Drew,J Consumer Fraud Act-revises REF SCM

S2294 Sacco,N Certificate of ownership/salvage-concern REF STR

S2295 Turner,S Prop. tax bills-contain tax relief info REF SCU

SCR122 Barnes,P Livestock-national ban, antibiotic use REF SEN

Bills On Emergency Resolution:

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab. (33-2) (Scutari)

Bills Passed:

A373 Caputo,R/Diegnan,P+19 Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm (34-1)

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab. (30-3)

A1471 Diegnan,P/Pinkin,N+2 Co planning bds-absent memb, permit vote (35-0)

A1510 DeAngelo,W/Eustace,T+30 Vet-hiring preference w/St. police (35-0)

A1794 O'Donnell,J/Clifton,R+3 Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids (34-0)

A1907 Burzichelli,J/Bramnick,J+21 Statewide non-resid devel fee-moratorium (29-1)

A2025 Aa (1R) Greenwald,L/Moriarty,P+6 Prof. svcs. during emerg.-grant immunity (35-0)

A2268 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Singleton,T+15 Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab. (35-1)

A2479 Aca (1R) Lagana,J/Green,J+6 Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req. (35-0)

A2684 AcsAaAaAa (ACS/3R) Andrzejczak,B+2 Menhaden Personal Use, Limited Sale Lic. (36-0)

A2921 Aca (1R) Giblin,T+3 Accountancy Act of 1997-revises (36-0)

A3310 Wimberly,B/Cryan,J+2 PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib. (24-11)

A3410 Fuentes,A/Wilson,G+1 Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term (25-10)

S300 Sa (1R) Rice,R/Greenstein,L+1 Out-of-Sch. Time Advisory Comm.-estab (26-9)

S374 Sca (1R) Scutari,N/Beck,J Worker's comp. awards-concern atty. fees (23-12)

S387 ScaAa (2R) Scutari,N/Lesniak,R+6 Sch. bd. memb. candidates-petitions (34-1)

S427 Sca (1R) Pennacchio,J/O'Toole,K Explosives-auth. mun. to regulate use (35-0)

S582 ScaAa (2R) Smith,B/Lesniak,R+1 Big Data Alliance-desig. (36-0)

S602 Codey,R/Vitale,J+1 Tobacco products-raises min. age (22-10)

S731 Kean,T/Cunningham,S+4 Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm. (34-0)

S942 ScsAa (SCS/1R) Smith,B/Bateman,C+6 Home elevation contractor-prov standards (36-0)

S1229 SaAcaAa (3R) Rice,R/Connors,C+15 Vacant prop. in forclosure-maintain (35-0)

S1349 Sca (1R) Rice,R Pub. util.-study street light outages (35-0)

S1436 Rice,R+1 Realty transfer transfer fees-exemp. (35-0)

S1440 ScaAca (2R) Barnes,P/Whelan,J+5 Emp. discrimination, emp. status-proh. (30-5)

S1857 Codey,R/Turner,S Steroid use among students-deters (36-0)

S2032 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Turner,S+1 Computer sci course-req pub sch students (35-1)

S2037 Bateman,C Mun. emp., cert.-concerns max salary (35-0)

S2115 Van Drew,J/Oroho,S+1 Mosquito control reserve fd.-co. estab. (35-0)

S2235 Sarlo,P/Oroho,S+1 Gift cards-elim consumer data collection (34-0)

S2246 Sarlo,P+1 Hackensack Meadowlands Trans Planning (35-0)

S2284 Pou,N/Weinberg,L Medicaid managed care org.-concerns (33-1)

SCR62 Aa (1R) Rice,R/Turner,S+19 Econ Justice, Equal Emp Opportunity (32-0)

SCR123 Lesniak,R/Vitale,J Suppl Nutrition Assist emp/training Prog (34-0)

SR83 Ruiz,M Immigrant Heritage Mo.-desig. June 2014 (Voice)

 

 

 

Bills Substituted:

A373 Caputo,R/Diegnan,P+19 Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm SUB FOR S2091

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab. SUB FOR S488/1808 (SCS)

A1471 Diegnan,P/Pinkin,N+2 Co planning bds-absent memb, permit vote SUB FOR S1689

A1510 DeAngelo,W/Eustace,T+30 Vet-hiring preference w/St. police SUB FOR S1560 (1R)

A1794 O'Donnell,J/Clifton,R+3 Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids SUB FOR S1048

A1907 Burzichelli,J/Bramnick,J+21 Statewide non-resid devel fee-moratorium SUB FOR S1011 (1R)

A2268 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Singleton,T+15 Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab. SUB FOR S307 (1R)

A2479 Aca (1R) Lagana,J/Green,J+6 Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req. SUB FOR S2153

A2684 AcsAaAaAa (ACS/3R) Andrzejczak,B+2 Menhaden Personal Use, Limited Sale Lic. SUB FOR S1844 (1R)

A2921 Aca (1R) Giblin,T+3 Accountancy Act of 1997-revises SUB FOR S2163

A3310 Wimberly,B/Cryan,J+2 PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib. SUB FOR S2269

A3410 Fuentes,A/Wilson,G+1 Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term SUB FOR S2177

S307 Sa (1R) Gordon,R/Norcross,D+9 Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab. SUB BY A2268 (1R)

S488/1808 Scs (SCS) Cunningham,S/Scutari,N+8 Alimony-revises laws SUB BY A845/971/1649 (ACS)

S1011 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Beck,J+7 St wide non-resid devel fees-moratorium SUB BY A1907

S1048 Bateman,C/Van Drew,J+1 Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids SUB BY A1794

S1560 Sca (1R) Bucco,A.R./Bateman,C+4 Vet-hiring preference w/St. police SUB BY A1510

S1689 Smith,B/Van Drew,J Co planning bds-absent memb, permit vote SUB BY A1471

S1844 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J Menhaden Personal Use, Limited Sale Lic. SUB BY A2684 (ACS/3R)

S2091 Rice,R/Ruiz,M+2 Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm SUB BY A373

S2153 Van Drew,J/Cunningham,S+2 Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req. SUB BY A2479 (1R)

S2163 Beach,J/Oroho,S Accountancy Act of 1997-revises SUB BY A2921 (1R)

S2177 Norcross,D Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term SUB BY A3410

S2269 Gordon,R PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib. SUB BY A3310

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab. REP

S488/1808 Scs (SCS) Cunningham,S/Scutari,N+8 Alimony-revises laws REP/SCS

Bills Combined:

S1808 Bucco,A.R. Alimony-concerns modification COMB/W S488 (SCS)

Bills Received from Governor/Line Item Veto:

 

S2015 Sarlo,P/Schaer,G+1 St. budget FY2014/2015-St$34.1B Fed$15B

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A470 AcaAca (2R) Green,J/Singleton,T+11 Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act REF SCU

A617 Aca (1R) Moriarty,P/Bramnick,J+20 Text messaging, unsolicited ads-proh. REF SCM

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab. REF SJU

A1275 Acs (ACS) Dancer,R/Conaway,H+1 Prescribed burn-auth. cert circumstances REF SEN

A1368 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Stender,L/Caputo,R+3 DUI viol., cert.-revise penal. REF SBA

A1483 Aa (1R) DeAngelo,W/Benson,D+3 Mun traffic calming measures-implement REF STR

A1503 DeAngelo,W/Andrzejczak,B Vol. first aid squad-warning lights use REF SLP

A1504 Aa (1R) DeAngelo,W/Andrzejczak,B Vol. first aid, rescue-revise definition REF SLP

A1698 Wisniewski,J/Green,J+13 New Home Fire Safety Act REF SCU

A1784 Aa (1R) McKeon,J/Schaer,G Resid. Mortgage Lending Act-lic. req. REF SCM

A1808 AcaAca (2R) Wilson,G/Oliver,S+2 Devel subsidy grant-uphold term or repay REF SEG

A2162 Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T+4 Jury duty-exmp. nursing mothers REF SJU

A2597 Aca (1R) Singleton,T/Diegnan,P+3 HS graduation req.-concerns courses REF SED

A2969 Aca (1R) Garcia,C/Caputo,R+2 Lic. plate obstruction-proh. merchandise REF STR

A3012 Ciattarelli,J/Dancer,R+3 Bestiality-criminalizes REF SJU

A3225 Singleton,T/Rible,D+5 Chiropractic assist.-prov. lic. REF SCM

A3272 Aa (1R) Chivukula,U/McKeon,J+3 Gas suppliers-written contract req. REF SEG

A3334 Prieto,V/Lagana,J+13 Career readiness-Sch. Report Card req. REF SED

A3335 Prieto,V/Diegnan,P+12 Prep. prog.-support career readiness REF SED

A3337 Prieto,V/Jimenez,A+10 Co. Voc. Sch Dist Partnership Grant Prog REF SED

A3338 AcaAa (2R) Prieto,V/Diegnan,P+15 Dual enrollment prog.-concerns REF SED

A3339 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Diegnan,P+13 Tech ed prog, industry setting-concerns REF SED

A3340 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Jasey,M+9 Co. voc. sch enrollment incr-addl St aid REF SED

A3341 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Diegnan,P+12 Adult ed. programs-St. aid REF SED

ACR63 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T+6 Access for All-address needs of disab. REF SCU

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

A1510 DeAngelo,W/Eustace,T+30 Vet-hiring preference w/St. police

A2268 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Singleton,T+15 Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab.

A3310 Wimberly,B/Cryan,J+2 PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib.

A3410 Fuentes,A/Wilson,G+1 Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term

A3421 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Mukherji,R+1 Self-Fd Multi Emp Welfare Reg Act-revise

Co-Sponsors Added:

S300 Sa (1R) (Ruiz,M) Out-of-Sch. Time Advisory Comm.-estab

S307 Sa (1R) (Oroho,S) Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab.

S488/1808 Scs (SCS) (Beck,J; Cunningham,S) Alimony-revises laws

S582 ScaAa (2R) (Gordon,R) Big Data Alliance-desig.

S731 (Gordon,R; Ruiz,M) Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm.

S942 ScsAa (SCS/1R) (Gordon,R; Kyrillos,J) Home elevation contractor-prov standards

S1048 (Oroho,S) Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids

S1436 (Madden,F) Realty transfer transfer fees-exemp.

S1560 Sca (1R) (Beach,J; Beck,J; Gordon,R; Greenstein,L) Vet-hiring preference w/St. police

S2091 (Gordon,R; Turner,S) Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm

S2115 (Ruiz,M) Mosquito control reserve fd.-co. estab.

S2127 (Cunningham,S) Patient-desig caregivers-estab. hosp req

S2153 (Gordon,R) Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req.

S2154 (Gill,N) Ed Reform Review Task Force-creates

S2235 (Ruiz,M) Gift cards-elim consumer data collection

S2246 (Gordon,R) Hackensack Meadowlands Trans Planning

S2277 (Singer,R) Waterfront Comm, NY Harbor-Gov. w/draw

SCR62 Aa (1R) (Ruiz,M) Econ Justice, Equal Emp Opportunity

Prime Sponsors Added:

S488/1808 Scs (SCS) (Scutari,N) Alimony-revises laws

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S488/1808 Scs (SCS) (Cunningham,S) Alimony-revises laws

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

 

S1560 Sca (1R) (Bateman,C) Vet-hiring preference w/St. police

S1857 (Turner,S) Steroid use among students-deters

S2032 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Computer sci course-req pub sch students

Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A373 (Rice,R; Ruiz,M; Gordon,R; Turner,S) Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) (Scutari,N; Singer,R; Bucco,A.R.; Kyrillos,J; Bateman,C; Oroho,S; Stack,B; Cardinale,G; Beck,J;

Cunningham,S) Open durational alimony-estab.

A1471 (Smith,B; Van Drew,J) Co planning bds-absent memb, permit vote

A1510 (Bucco,A.R.; Bateman,C; Beach,J; Beck,J; Gordon,R; Greenstein,L) Vet-hiring preference w/St. police

A1794 (Bateman,C; Van Drew,J; Oroho,S) Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids

A1907 (Lesniak,R; Beck,J; Allen,D; Kean,T; Pennacchio,J; Singer,R; Stack,B; Bucco,A.R.; Oroho,S) Statewide non-resid devel fee-

moratorium

A2268 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R; Norcross,D; Cunningham,S; Ruiz,M; Allen,D; Beck,J; Bucco,A.R.; Kean,T; Pennacchio,J; Singer,R; Oroho,S)

Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab.

A2479 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Cunningham,S; Ruiz,M; Gordon,R) Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req.

A2684 AcsAaAaAa (ACS/3R) (Van Drew,J) Menhaden Personal Use, Limited Sale Lic.

A2921 Aca (1R) (Beach,J; Oroho,S) Accountancy Act of 1997-revises

A3310 (Gordon,R) PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib.

A3410 (Norcross,D) Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term

The Senate adjourned at 8:15 P.M. to meet again at a date and time to be announced.

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet at a date and time to be announced.

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

A373 Caputo,R/Diegnan,P+19 Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm

A845/971/1649 Acs (ACS) Mainor,C/Lampitt,P+19 Open durational alimony-estab.

A1471 Diegnan,P/Pinkin,N+2 Co planning bds-absent memb, permit vote

A1510 DeAngelo,W/Eustace,T+30 Vet-hiring preference w/St. police

A1794 O'Donnell,J/Clifton,R+3 Loc pub & co coll contract-concerns bids

A1907 Burzichelli,J/Bramnick,J+21 Statewide non-resid devel fee-moratorium

A2025 Aa (1R) Greenwald,L/Moriarty,P+6 Prof. svcs. during emerg.-grant immunity

A2268 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Singleton,T+15 Trans Infrastructure Bank-estab.

A2479 Aca (1R) Lagana,J/Green,J+6 Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req.

A2684 AcsAaAaAa (ACS/3R) Andrzejczak,B+2 Menhaden Personal Use, Limited Sale Lic.

A2921 Aca (1R) Giblin,T+3 Accountancy Act of 1997-revises

A3310 Wimberly,B/Cryan,J+2 PERS TPAF PFRS SPRS-concerns contrib.

A3410 Fuentes,A/Wilson,G+1 Mun Rehab/Econ Recovery Act-extend term

S387 ScaAa (2R) Scutari,N/Lesniak,R+6 Sch. bd. memb. candidates-petitions

S582 ScaAa (2R) Smith,B/Lesniak,R+1 Big Data Alliance-desig.

S942 ScsAa (SCS/1R) Smith,B/Bateman,C+6 Home elevation contractor-prov standards

S1229 SaAcaAa (3R) Rice,R/Connors,C+15 Vacant prop. in forclosure-maintain

S1440 ScaAca (2R) Barnes,P/Whelan,J+5 Emp. discrimination, emp. status-proh.

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (06/26/14):

P.L.2014, c.12. S2014 Sarlo,P/Schaer,G+1 6/30/2014 St. budget FY2014, suppl. approp.;$33.3B

P.L.2014, c.13. A3486 Johnson,G+1 6/30/2014 St. tax compliance standards-clarifies

P.L.2014, c.14. S2015 (LIV) Sarlo,P/Schaer,G+1 6/30/2014 St. budget FY2014/2015-St$34.1B Fed$15B

P.L.2014, c.15. S2276 Sarlo,P/Schaer,G 6/30/2014 FY2015 Approp-reinserts omitted language