NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for July 10, 2014

 

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Vol. XXVI No. 33 216th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Advise and Consent:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE TAX COURT:

Joshua D. Novin, of Montville.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Debra P. DiLorenzo, of Longport.

Howard Kyle, of Northfield.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ELLIS ISLAND ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Richard L. Edwards, Ph.D., of Jersey City.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

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

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CULTURAL TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Bette C. Daniele, of Edison.

Thomas E. Carroll, of Cape May City.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY WORLD TRADE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Kathleen M. Wisniewski, Ed.S., of Lawrenceville.

 

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

Honorable John J. Degnan, Esq., of Chester Township, to replace Anthony J. Sartor, Ph.D., resigned.

George R. Laufenberg, of Hoboken, to replace David Samson, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Jeffery A. April, Esq., of Ocean City.

 

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

Paul F. Lyons, Jr., D.C., of Basking Ridge, to replace Michael B. Krouse, D.C.

Thomas Anthony Senatore, Sr., D.C., of Newton.

 

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

John Fierro, of Ogdensburg.

 

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

William T. Watras, of Oxford, to replace the Honorable Roger A. Hines, Jr., resigned.

Honorable Jane M. Santini, of Columbia.

Robert Moore, MSW, of Hackettstown, to replace the Honorable Walter S. Orcutt, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WATER SUPPLY ADVISORY COUNCIL:

William Hutchinson, P.E., of Madison.

 

TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

John S. Kennedy, of Laurel Springs.

 

 

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE TAX COURT:

Joshua D. Novin, of Montville.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Howard Kyle, of Northfield.

Debra P. DiLorenzo, of Longport.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ELLIS ISLAND ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Richard L. Edwards, Ph.D., of Jersey City.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

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

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CULTURAL TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Thomas E. Carroll, of Cape May City.

Bette C. Daniele, of Edison.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY WORLD TRADE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Kathleen M. Wisniewski, Ed.S., of Lawrenceville.

 

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

George R. Laufenberg, of Hoboken, to replace David Samson, resigned.

Honorable John J. Degnan, Esq., of Chester Township, to replace Anthony J. Sartor, Ph.D., resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Jeffery A. April, Esq., of Ocean City.

 

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

Paul F. Lyons, Jr., D.C., of Basking Ridge, to replace Michael B. Krouse, D.C.

Thomas Anthony Senatore, Sr., D.C., of Newton.

 

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

John Fierro, of Ogdensburg.

 

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

Robert Moore, MSW, of Hackettstown, to replace the Honorable Walter S. Orcutt, resigned.

Honorable Jane M. Santini, of Columbia.

William T. Watras, of Oxford, to replace the Honorable Roger A. Hines, Jr., resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WATER SUPPLY ADVISORY COUNCIL:

William Hutchinson, P.E., of Madison.

 

TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

John S. Kennedy, of Laurel Springs.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SCR128 Norcross,D Pre-trial detention-amend constit.

Bills Introduced:

S2296 Bateman,C Bestiality-criminalizes REF SJU

S2297 Stack,B Jt. meetings-req St oversight of budgets REF SCU

S2298 Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Bus. Emp Incentive Prog Task Force-estab REF SCM

S2299 Codey,R First responders-req./training standards REF SLP

S2300 Lesniak,R Judges, retired-elig. for recall duties REF SJU

S2301 Greenstein,L Pharmacy benf. managers-regulate REF SCM

S2302 Van Drew,J Bee hive, man-made-penal for destruction REF SEG

S2303 Van Drew,J Bumble Bee-desig NJ St Native Pollinator REF SEG

S2304 Bucco,A.R. Estate tax-incr. filing threshold REF SBA

S2305 Gordon,R Adult day health svcs fac-devel criteria REF SHH

S2306 Gordon,R St. contracts-impose oversight REF SSG

S2308 Van Drew,J/Oroho,S Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth. REF SLP

SCR124 Turner,S St-admin pub emp retire sys-concerns fds REF SSG

SJR57 Van Drew,J Pollinator Wk.-desig. one wk. each yr. REF SSG

 

Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:

SCR128 Norcross,D Pre-trial detention-amend constit. (7/11/2014)

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

S2265 Gordon,R/Sweeney,S+8 Pension contrib.-St req to pay quarterly

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S979 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Cunningham,S+10 Coll. Affordability Study Comm.

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S706 Kyrillos,J Generator, standby-resid. installation FROM SCU

Co-Sponsors Added:

S939 (Kean,T; Pennacchio,J; Ruiz,M; Singer,R) Black Swallowtail butterfly-St butterfly

S1893 ScaSca (2R) (Stack,B) Energy assist.-prov. $21 min. annually

S2132 (Bateman,C) Reg. contrib. agreements-reauth. use

S2154 (Bateman,C; Pennacchio,J) Ed Reform Review Task Force-creates

S2241 (Bateman,C) Trunk fighting-estab as animal cruelty

S2265 (Van Drew,J) Pension contrib.-St req to pay quarterly

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S186 (Holzapfel,J) Impounded veh.-permits mun. to sell

S366 (Kyrillos,J) Casino fac., small-scale-modify req.

S2142 (Greenstein,L) Mold hazards-estab. procedures

S2274 (Pennacchio,J) Passenger transp. companies-estab permit

 

The Senate President has made the following appointments:

 

*Effective July 3, 2014

 

Senate Task Force on Health Insurance Exchange Implementation:

 

Senator Fred H. Madden, Jr. (4)

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37)

The Senate adjourned at 10:45 A.M. on Monday, July 14, 2014 to meet again at a date and time to be announced.

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Friday, July 11, 2014 (QUORUM).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/30/2014):

 

P.L.2014, c.16. S837 Sca w/GR (2R) Norcross,D/Turner,S+1 7/2/2014 Wineries preserv farmland-special events

P.L.2014, c.17. S846/504 Scs (SCS) Norcross,D/Holzapfel,J+17 7/3/2014 Boating accident, leaving scene-penal.

P.L.2014, c.18. A578 Mosquera,G/Moriarty,P+40 7/10/2014 Mil. Appreciation Mo.-desig May, each yr