NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for July 14, 2016

 

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Vol. XXVIII No. 36 217th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Mary C. Siracusa, of Ventnor City.

William Todd Miller, of Linwood.

James P. McClain, of Mays Landing.

Benjamin S. Bucca, of New Brunswick.

Daniel H. Brown, of East Brunswick.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LEGALIZED GAMES OF CHANCE CONTROL COMMISSION:

Edward F. Barrett, of Colonia.

 

TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Jeffrey R. Wilson, of Atlantic City.

 

TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION:

Richard T. Hammer, of Upper Freehold Township, to replace the Honorable Jamie Fox, resigned.

 

TO BE THE MONMOUTH COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

Christopher J. Gramiccioni, of Wall Township.

Nominations Corrected Copies:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

Honorable Francis J. Blee, of Mullica Township *NOT* Hammonton.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION:

James C. Finkle, Jr., Esq., of Franklin Lakes *NOT* Hoboken.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SJR73 Greenstein,L Evans Syndrome Awareness Day-Sept. 21

Bills Introduced:

S2458 Beck,J Gender-based comp discrim-tax exclusion REF SBA

S2459 Rice,R Loc. unit emp. health insur.-concerns REF SCU

S2460 Ruiz,M/Vitale,J Jury svc.-proh. disqual. based on gender REF SJU

S2461 Beck,J/Connors,C Telemarketing harass. study-task force REF SEG

S2462 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Cruz-Perez,N Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns REF STR

S2463 Vitale,J/Rice,R Child placement review bds.-concerns REF SHH

S2464 Diegnan,P.J. Dentistry Bd.-adds one dental assist. REF SCM

S2465 Beck,J Childhood lead poisoning prev.-concerns REF SHH

S2466 Vitale,J Resid fac cert-req data dashboard report REF SHH

S2467 Greenstein,L Crim. Justice Info. Sharing Env. Council REF SLP

S2469 Sweeney,S/Rice,R Person's death, police custody-concerns REF SBA

SCR115 Allen,D Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference REF SMV

SCR116 Doherty,M/Pennacchio,J+2 Knights of Columbus-recog. 134th anniv. REF SCU

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A374 Sca (1R) Auth,R/Prieto,V+19 Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns REP/SCA

A1697 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Burzichelli,J+4 Steeplechase races-grant special permit REP

A1757 Greenwald,L/Tucker,C+21 Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees REP

A1921 Wisniewski,J/Coughlin,C Prop., contaminated-DEP purch./demolish REP

A2763 Mazzeo,V/Mosquera,G+3 Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact REP

A3662 AcaAa (2R) Schaer,G/Caride,M Rosa-Bonilla Family Act-carbon monoxide REP

ACR152 Conaway,H/Singleton,T+2 Memorializes Congress to pass S.1980 REP

AJR91 Sca (1R) Tucker,C/Johnson,G+7 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness REP/SCA

S317 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Connors,C+1 Aquaculture proj.-application process REP/SCA

S895 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Earn Your Way Out Act-estab. REP/SCA

S1030 Weinberg,L Small, women, minority-owned bus-concern REP

S1246 Vitale,J Prop., contaminated-DEP purch./demolish REP

S1509 Sca (1R) Turner,S Microenterprise training prog-estab. REP/SCA

S1534/1771 Scs (SCS) Pennacchio,J Vet. id card-concerns REP/SCS

S1918 Beach,J/Bateman,C+4 Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees REP

S1933 Sweeney,S Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact REP

S2153 Gordon,R Rail station constr.-NJTA study REP

S2295 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Animal abuser registry-estab. REP/SCA

S2327 Greenstein,L PFRS, PERS-incr. accidental death benf. REP

S2364 Oroho,S Commercial driv. lic. testing-concerns REP

S2370 Whelan,J Lottery courier svcs.-auth. operation REP

S2374 Weinberg,L/Pou,N Rosa-Bonilla Family Act-carbon monoxide REP

S2394 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Bateman,C+1 Steeplechase races-grant special permit REP/SCA

S2462 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Cruz-Perez,N Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns REP/SCA

SCR95 Allen,D Memorializes Congress to pass S.1980 REP

SJR31 Bucco,A.R. Constitution Wk.-desig. Sept 17 thru 23 REP

SJR71 Sca (1R) Beach,J/Van Drew,J+2 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness REP/SCA

SR53 Bateman,C Unrecycled waste-utilize prog. to use REP

SR55 Sca (1R) Whelan,J/Cruz-Perez,N F-35 fighter jets-at 177th Fighter Wing REP/SCA

Bills Combined:

S1771 Bucco,A.R./Beach,J+1 Vet. co. ID cards-concerns elig. COMB/W S1534 (SCS)

Bills Referred/SBA:

A374 Sca (1R) Auth,R/Prieto,V+19 Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns

A1757 Greenwald,L/Tucker,C+21 Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees

A1921 Wisniewski,J/Coughlin,C Prop., contaminated-DEP purch./demolish

A3662 AcaAa (2R) Schaer,G/Caride,M Rosa-Bonilla Family Act-carbon monoxide

S317 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Connors,C+1 Aquaculture proj.-application process

S895 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Earn Your Way Out Act-estab.

S1030 Weinberg,L Small, women, minority-owned bus-concern

S1246 Vitale,J Prop., contaminated-DEP purch./demolish

S1918 Beach,J/Bateman,C+4 Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees

S1933 Sweeney,S Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

S2295 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Animal abuser registry-estab.

S2327 Greenstein,L PFRS, PERS-incr. accidental death benf.

S2364 Oroho,S Commercial driv. lic. testing-concerns

S2374 Weinberg,L/Pou,N Rosa-Bonilla Family Act-carbon monoxide

S2462 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Cruz-Perez,N Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

S1017 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+13 Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.

S2413 Ruiz,M/Rice,R+4 Hosp grants, certain-Supp Approp $9.5M

Bills Transferred:

S895 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Earn Your Way Out Act-estab. FROM SLP TO SJU

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S2253 Lesniak,R MV carrier-PANYNJ estab emission req. FROM STR

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:

S384 ScaScaAa (3R) Barnes,P/Greenstein,L+1 Inmates, prescription meds-fac. prov.

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A333 AcaAa (2R) Singleton,T/Quijano,A+3 Superstorm Sandy victim-forclosure prot. REF SCU

A2060 Gusciora,R/Sumter,S+6 Short sale buyers-estab. process REF SCM

A2098 Aa (1R) Mukherji,R/Lampitt,P+13 Vet. Affordable Housing Section 8 Prog. REF SCU

A2517 DeAngelo,W/Andrzejczak,B+7 Workforce devel grants-emp preference REF SLA

A2519 DeAngelo,W/Holley,J+6 Amber, Silver Alert-thru social media REF SLP

A3401 As (AS) Greenwald,L/Downey,J+1 Workers comp claim-concerns electronic REF SLA

A3402 As (AS) Greenwald,L+1 Auto. insur claims-electronic submission REF SCM

AJR95 Conaway,H/McKnight,A+1 Adult Vaccine Prev Disease Awareness Mo. REF SHH

Co-Sponsors Added:

S307 Scs (SCS) (Bateman,C) Vet. Diversion Prog.-creates

S1818 (Bateman,C) Armed Forces, Natl. Guard-returning memb

S1918 (Beck,J) Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees

S1999 (Cruz-Perez,N) Mil, and Defense Econ. Ombuds. Act

S2159 (Diegnan,P.J.) Drama therapists Lic. Act

S2254 (Turner,S) Affordable housing obligations-concerns

S2317 (Van Drew,J) Medicaid trans. svc.-concerns

SCR116 (Bucco,A.R.; Cardinale,G) Knights of Columbus-recog. 134th anniv.

SJR71 Sca (1R) (Beck,J; Cruz-Perez,N) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness

Prime Sponsors Added:

S1617 (Cruz-Perez,N) Emp. discrimination, emp. status-proh.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S874 (Turner,S) Veh. charging stations-toll rd. install

S1987 (Beach,J) MV lease term.-allows, event of death

S2400 (Allen,D) Dog, tracking-auth use, recover deer

S2454 (Cruz-Perez,N) Animal cruelty viol.-concerns

SJR71 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness

SR55 Sca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N) F-35 fighter jets-at 177th Fighter Wing

 

The Senate President has made the following appointments:

 

*Effective July 11, 2016

Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure:

Senator Linda R. Greenstein (14)

Senator Bob Smith (17)

Senator Christopher Bateman (16)

 

Note to the 5/16/16 Digest:

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

S2160 Vitale,J/Sweeney,S+1 Unemp. comp. and labor disputes-concerns REP *NOT* REF TO SBA

 

The Senate has not adjourned. The Senate will meet on Monday, August 1, 2016 (SESSION).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, July 21, 2016 (QUORUM).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/30/2016):

 

P.L.2016, c.15. S180 Sca (1R) Bateman,C/Weinberg,L+2 7/11/2016 Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-revises