NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for July 30, 2012

 

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Vol. XXIV No. 31 215th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Advise and Consent:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BANKING ADVISORY BOARD:

Raymond G. Hallock, of Hawthorne, to replace Christian M. Abeel.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOAT REGULATION COMMISSION:

Shaun I. Blick, Esq., of Somerset, to replace Marvin Van Wickle.

Bruce A. Strigh, of Mays Landing, to replace Frank D'Antonio.

Edward J. Harrison, Jr., of Brick.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CAPE MAY COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

John Snyder, of Marmora.

Elizabeth A. Barry, of Dennisville.

James Cafiero, Jr., of Cape May Court House.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Frederick Keating, of Haddonfield, to replace Anne P. McHugh, Esq., resigned.

 

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

A. William Biondi, of Vineland.

Bonnie H. Facemyer, of Bridgeton, to replace Reverend Evelyn Booze.

Patrick Finley, of Vineland.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY:

Reverend Edward W. Dorn, of Pedricktown.

James N. Hogan, of Franklinville.

 

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

Joseph A. Defuria, Esq., of Caldwell.

 

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

Jill S. McCrea, of Sewell, to replace Matthew Huesser.

Elizabeth Rogale, of Glassboro, to replace John J. Gentile.

 

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

William Kersey, of Wharton.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE RISK EXCHANGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Brian O'Loughlin, of Jackson, to replace David Ziemer, C.P.C.U., C.L.U., Ch.F.C., resigned.

Stephen T. Doyle, of Manahawkin.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TREE EXPERTS:

David L. Johnson, of Collingswood.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON SPINAL CORD RESEARCH:

Loran C. Vocaturo, Ed.D., ABPP, of East Brunswick.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Dennis M. Bone, of Madison.

 

Nominations Advise and Consent: (contd)

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ROWAN UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Chad Michael Bruner, of Sewell, to replace Jean Edelman, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY PORT CORPORATION:

Craig F. Remington, PLS, PP, of Haddonfield.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION:

Peter Johnson, of Medford, to replace Dr. Stephen Perrine Dey II, DVM, deceased.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WETLANDS MITIGATION COUNCIL:

Claudia E. Rocca, of Clinton, to replace Edmund Bennett, Jr., resigned.

 

TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

Christopher D. Cerf, of Montgomery, to replace Bret Schundler.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

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

Theresa Prendergast, CTA, of Egg Harbor Township.

Harry Brown, of Margate.

John W. Collette, Jr., of Mays Landing.

William J. Polistina, of Galloway.

Gregory S. Sykora, of Somers Point, to replace Jeffrey J. Waldman, Esq., resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FISH AND GAME COUNCIL:

Joseph G. Demartino, of Lanoka Harbor, to replace Dr. Leonard Wolgast, Ph.D.

Cathy Lynn Blumig, of Somerset, to replace John Messeroll.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE TIDELANDS RESOURCE COUNCIL:

Mary Pat Robbie, of Marlton.

C. Brad Schoening, of Little Silver, to replace Bethany Rocque-Romaine, Esq.

Lloyd H. Tubman, Esq., of Flemington.

Robert C. Neff, Jr., of Little Silver.

Martha Maxwell-Doyle, of Little Egg Harbor, to replace George Kimmerle, resigned.

Robert Kiejdan, of Northfield, to replace Richard Hale.

Joseph A. Grabas, CTP, of Freehold, to replace Barbara Trought, resigned.

Philip J. Diberardino, Sr., of Margate, to replace Jay Davidson, resigned.

Thomas C. Voltaggio, of Cherry Hill.

Stuart C. Challoner, of Island Heights.

Martin L. Pagliughi, of Avalon.

Bills Introduced:

S2152 Whelan,J Timeshare salespersons-estab. lic. REF SCM

S2153 Smith,B Auth. dissolution-loc. unit modify req. REF SCU

S2154 Cardinale,G/Weinberg,L Funeral procession-estab cert privileges REF STR

S2155 Weinberg,L+1 Solemnize marriages-auth. cert celebrant REF SJU

S2156 Lesniak,R Resid prop, abandoned-concerns mortgages REF SEG

S2157 Lesniak,R Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act REF SEG

S2158 Sweeney,S Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-req. bid release REF SCU

S2159 Codey,R Essex Co, Ed. Bd Pension Fd-upgrade prov REF SSG

S2168 Whelan,J/Beach,J Voter regis, online-estab secure website REF SSG

SCR123 Scutari,N Team USA Made in Amer. Act of 2012-memor REF SLA

SR73 Turner,S Fed. tax cut-extend, making $1M or less REF SBA

Bills Passed:

SCR110 Turner,S/Sweeney,S+3 Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify (28-0)

Co-Sponsors Added:

S2155 (Smith,B) Solemnize marriages-auth. cert celebrant
SCR110 (Thompson,S) Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify

 

The Senate adjourned at 12:06 PM to meet again on Thursday, August, 9, 2012 (QUORUM/Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)

Bills Introduced:

A3183 Bramnick,J/Munoz,N Med. malpractice claims-proh. cert. info REF AFI

A3184 Bramnick,J/Chiusano,G+1 Income tax rates-reduce REF ABU

A3185 Conaway,H Tobacco products, cert. machines-concern REF AHE

A3186 Conaway,H/Singleton,T Health Benf. Exchange Act REF AHE

A3187 Burzichelli,J MV, cert-prov. rental companies not rent REF ACO

A3188 Bucco,A.M./DeCroce,B Affordable Housing Trust Fd-acct. monies REF AHO

A3189 Moriarty,P Stored value card-concerns REF ACO

A3190 Moriarty,P Income-producing prop.-concerns appeal REF AHO

A3191 Brown,C.A./Gove,D Support the Arts-auth special lic. plate REF ATR

A3192 Stender,L Food labels-req containing cert material REF ACO

A3193 Brown,C.A./Gove,D Hist. site-devel. sign designs REF ATR

A3194 Kean,S/Rible,D Commercial MV regis.-allows suspension REF ATR

A3195 Lampitt,P/Singleton,T Teaching Pilot Prog.-estab. REF AED

A3196 Diegnan,P Nonpub. sch. transp. svcs.-concerns REF AED

A3197 Rible,D/Burzichelli,J Pawnbrokers, lic.-concerns interest rate REF ARP

A3198 Simon,D Liquor lic.-reduce number of hotel rooms REF ALP

A3199 Spencer,L/Ramos,R Green Bldg, Infrastructure Tax Cred. Act REF AEN

A3216 Cryan,J/Quijano,A College cost info.-prov. students REF AHI

A3217 Cryan,J Helmets-bicyclists req. to wear REF ALP

A3218 McHose,A/Chiusano,G Wind, solar energy fac-modify definition REF AHO

A3219 Riley,C/Mosquera,G Domestic viol. witness-concerns testify REF AJU

A3220 Brown,C.A./Gove,D Art in pub. bldg.-concerns REF ATA

A3221 Spencer,L MV pet restraints-estab. req. REF AAN

A3222 Fuentes,A/Wilson,G Scrap metal purch.-revises law REF ARP

A3223 Fuentes,A/Ramos,R Neighborhood Scholar Revitalization Prog REF ACE

A3224 Conaway,H/Coughlin,C+2 Long-Term Care Oversight Act REF AHE

A3225 Angelini,M Ignition interlock device-pilot prog. REF ALP

A3226 Bucco,A.M. Civil action filings-elim. resid. req. REF AJU

ACR157 Burzichelli,J Storage tank domes-not leg. intent REF ARG

AJR76 Rible,D/Kean,S Children's Grief Awareness Day-desig Nov REF AWC

AR95 Gove,D/Brown,C.A. Natl. Park Svc.-market events REF ATA

AR97 Riley,C/Spencer,L Glass products-bus. purchase and utilize REF AEN

AR98 Peterson,E+5 Declaration of Independence-NJ cit. read REF ASG

Motions:

SCR110 Turner,S/Sweeney,S+3 Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify Waive Rule 15:11(Greenwald) (65-0-0)

Bills Passed:

SCR110 Turner,S/Sweeney,S+3 Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify (62-3-0)

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

A763 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Barnes,P/Greenwald,L+7 Court fees, cert.-concerns

A2921 Singleton,T/Burzichelli,J+21 St. aid to mun.-concerns

A2925 Aca (1R) Singleton,T/Coutinho,A+6 UEZ prog.-req. mun. submit plans to DCA

A2950 Aca (1R) Green,J/Coutinho,A+8 Affordable housing devel. fees-concerns

A3029 Oliver,S/Greenwald,L+5 Earned income tax cred. prog.-incr. benf

A3202 Greenwald,L/Moriarty,P+5 FY2013 Homestead Benf. Prog.;$789M

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

A3201 Greenwald,L+2 Income exceeding $1M-incr. tax rate

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

S1832 Oroho,S/Van Drew,J Sch dist-min. geographic cost adjustment

S2111 Van Drew,J/Oroho,S Garden St Preserv Trust-restore, FY2011

SCR110 Turner,S/Sweeney,S+3 Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

S533 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Norcross,D/Oroho,S+1 Common Sense Shared Services Act REF AHO

S555 Sca (1R) Gill,N Genetic counselor practice-revise scope REF ARP

S599 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Beck,J/Sweeney,S+6 Tara's Law-community care resid. abuse REF AAP

S612 Sa (1R) Sweeney,S/Stack,B Elevator contractors-prov. for lic. REF ARP

S1051 Scs (SCS) Connors,C/Beach,J+2 Mil. parents-concerns custody REF AJU

S1226 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+1 Teen nights-regulates REF ALP

S1533 Sca (1R) Vitale,J+1 Health care prov.-report cert. problems REF AJU

S1534 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Singer,R Priv., pub. colleges-land use approvals REF AHI

S2128 Rice,R+2 Lead Haz Control Assist Fd;$10M REF AEN

Co-Sponsors Added:

A1304 (Johnson,G) Sr. prop. tax deduct.-incr. income limit

A1662 (Rumpf,B; Gove,D) Probation functions-transfers

A2042 (Rumpf,B) Vet-mun. prov. free beach access

A2261 (DeAngelo,W) Nursing homes;$38M

A2405 Aca (1R) (Angelini,M) Sexual abuse-remove limitations statute

A2581 (McHose,A) Political contrib.-bans cert.

A2681 (Fuentes,A) Child Prot. Act of 2012

A2695 (McHose,A) Firearm purch.-mandate NICS check

A2728 (Giblin,T; Rumana,S; Munoz,N; Caputo,R; Handlin,A; Schepisi,H; Diegnan,P; Johnson,G; McHose,A; Prieto,V; Tucker,C)

Dusty's Law-killing guide dog crim penal

A2752 (McHose,A) Retir. income-elim. income cap excl.

A2783 (Johnson,G) Charter sch-submit salary info, cert emp

A2955 (Caride,M) Food label-req., cert. modified material

A2996 (DeCroce,B; McHose,A) Traffic siganl monitoring prog.-repeal

A3003 (Caputo,R; McKeon,J) Theft-creates cert new criminal offenses

A3048 (Benson,D) Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act

A3113 (McHose,A) Transfer inheritance tax-elim.

A3151 (Webber,J) Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage

A3165 (Handlin,A) Higher ed. instit.-excl, prevailing wage

A3180 (Handlin,A) Loc elected officials-suspension of pay

A3182 (Kean,S; Singleton,T; Munoz,N; Giblin,T; Schepisi,H) Dog, cat-specifies failure to restrain

A3184 (Handlin, A) Income tax rates-reduce

ACR116 (Giblin,T; Rible,D; Rumpf,B; Gove,D) St. Parole Bd.-transfer functions

ACR152 (DiMaio,J) Leg auth to take judges' contrib-clarify

ACR153 (Caputo,R; Chiusano,G; Connors,S; Schepisi,H; McHose,A) Bail-may be denied to cert. offenders

AJR39 (Johnson,G) Teen Dating Viol Awareness Prev Mo-Feb.

AJR65 (Benson,D) Turner Syndrome Awareness Mo,-desig Feb.

AJR69 (Ciattarelli,J; Handlin,A; Caputo,R; Giblin,T; Schepisi,H; DeCroce,B; Russo,D; McHose,A; Tucker,C) Guide Dog CARE mo.-

desig. August

AR96 (Rudder,S; Brown,C.J.) Armed Forces Heritage House-contrib.

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A2180 (Jimenez,A) Bleeding Disorders Treatment Fd.

A2673 (Caride,M) Marijuana, synthetic-proh. sale

A2684 (O'Scanlon,D) MV organ donor designation-concerns

A2918 (Johnson,G) Charter sch application-modify timeframe

A3048 (Giblin,T) Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act

A3156 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-regulates

A3158 (Ramos,R) Health care svcs-concerns out-of-network

A3179 (Lampitt,P) Animal cruelty viol-concerns housing

AJR44 (Johnson,G) American Heroes Day-desig. September 11

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A2600 (Schroeder,R) Exempt fireman cert.-reduce duty req.

A3109 (Webber,J) Charitable contrib thru income tax-allow

A3128 (Giblin,T) Sewage-clarify, not haz. substance

A3144 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Advertising sex abuse of minor-offense

A3184 (Bucco,A.M.) Income tax rates-reduce

A3186 (Chivukula,U) Health Benf. Exchange Act

ACR63 (Eustace,T) Assault weapons ban-urge Cong. to enact

ACR153 (DeCroce,B) Bail-may be denied to cert. offenders

AR96 (Singleton,T) Armed Forces Heritage House-contrib.

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A267 (Rumana,S) Reservoir owners-implement flood control

A1329 (Eustace,T) Ammunition magazines-reduce to 10 rounds

A3109 (Bucco,A.M.) Charitable contrib thru income tax-allow

A3184 (Simon,D) Income tax rates-reduce

A3186 (Ramos,R) Health Benf. Exchange Act

A3224 (Johnson,G) Long-Term Care Oversight Act

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A321 AcaAcs (ACS) (Mosquera,G) Lisa's Law-domestic viol off, monitor

A3162 (Jimenez,A) Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act

A3186 (Wisniewski,J) Health Benf. Exchange Act

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective July 5, 2012

 

New Jersey Hall of Fame Advisory Commission:

 

R. Thurman Barnes, of Trenton, replacing Hon. Joseph A. Maressa, Esq.

The Assembly adjourned at 4:29 PM to meet again at a date and time to be announced.

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/26/2012):

None