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for August 1, 2016

 

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Vol. XXVIII No. 39 217th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Advise and Consent:

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 ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Christopher Porrino, of Summit, to replace the Honorable Jeffrey S. Chiesa, resigned.

 

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 Notice of Intention:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Honorable Harold J. Wirths, of Hardyston, to replace Reverend Brian T. Butch.

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Christopher Porrino, of Summit, to replace the Honorable Jeffrey S. Chiesa, resigned.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S2483 Weinberg,L/Beck,J+4 Domestic viol. victims-enhance prot.

Bills Introduced:

S2478 Kyrillos,J/Sarlo,P+1 Bias intimidation-incl police/emerg svcs REF SLP

S2479 Kyrillos,J Alco. bev. lic, addl.-permits cert. mun. REF SLP

S2480 Singer,R/Beach,J Farmland at wineries-special events REF SEG

S2481 Singer,R Meals on Wheels-vol contrib, tax returns REF SBA

S2482 Allen,D Vibration analysis, cert. rts.-conduct REF SEN

SCR118 Allen,D Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig. REF SCU

SJR74 Allen,D Rip Current Awareness Wk.-1st wk in June REF SEN

Bills On Emergency Resolution:

S2483 Weinberg,L/Beck,J+4 Domestic viol. victims-enhance prot. (32-0) (Weinberg)

Bills Passed:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) DeAngelo,W/Mukherji,R+11 Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment (38-0)

A457 Mazzeo,V/Eustace,T+4 Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana (28-9)

A1663 Aca w/GR (2R) Schaer,G/Prieto,V+11 Police, co./mun.-estab. training course (38-0)

A1697 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Steeplechase races-grant special permit (38-0)

AJR91 Sca (1R) Tucker,C/Johnson,G+9 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (38-0)

AJR95 Conaway,H/McKnight,A+1 Adult Vaccine Prev Disease Awareness Mo. (31-1)

S654 Turner,S/Ruiz,M+4 MV offender-estab. restricted use lic. (23-15)

S1359 Bucco,A.R./Stack,B+3 Svc dog, ret-access to housing for disab (38-0)

S1534/1771 Scs (SCS) Bucco,A.R./Beach,J Vet. id card-concerns (38-0)

S1634 Turner,S/Stack,B+1 Housing auth.-concerns housing assist. (38-0)

S1902 ScaSa (2R) Scutari,N Alarm sys-regulates installation (24-12)

S2160 Vitale,J/Sweeney,S+3 Unemp. comp. and labor disputes-concerns (22-15)

S2226 Diegnan,P.J. Parking auth-authorize as redevel entity (32-5)

S2370 Whelan,J Lottery courier svcs.-auth. operation (26-8)

S2483 Weinberg,L/Beck,J+4 Domestic viol. victims-enhance prot. (32-0)

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

Bills Substituted:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) DeAngelo,W/Mukherji,R+11 Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment SUB FOR S331 (1R)

A457 Mazzeo,V/Eustace,T+4 Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana SUB FOR S2345

A1697 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Steeplechase races-grant special permit SUB FOR S2394 (1R)

AJR91 Sca (1R) Tucker,C/Johnson,G+9 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness SUB FOR SJR71 (1R)

S331 Sca (1R) Scutari,N/Madden,F+2 Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment SUB BY A227 (3R)

S2345 Scutari,N/Vitale,J+2 Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana SUB BY A457

S2394 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Bateman,C+2 Steeplechase races-grant special permit SUB BY A1697 (1R)

SJR71 Sca (1R) Beach,J/Van Drew,J+2 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness SUB BY AJR91 (1R)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

S1509 ScaSa (2R) Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N Microenterprise training prog-estab. (27-0) (Turner)

SJR38 ScaSa (2R) Turner,S/Rice,R+2 St. Commission on Urban Violence-estab. (33-0) (Turner)

SJR73 Sa (1R) Greenstein,L Evans Syndrome Awareness Day-Sept. 21 (34-0) (Greenstein)

Co-Sponsors Added:

S331 Sca (1R) (Ruiz,M) Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment

S654 (Cunningham,S; Gill,N; Rice,R; Scutari,N) MV offender-estab. restricted use lic.

S743 (Diegnan,P.J.) Student loans, cert.-forgive

S837 (Cruz-Perez,N) Newborn infant-extends health benf.

S1359 (Ruiz,M) Svc dog, ret-access to housing for disab

S1557 (Lesniak,R) Pension benf. forfeiture-convicted off.

S1601 (Ruiz,M) Music Therapist Lic. Act

S1634 (Cunningham,S) Housing auth.-concerns housing assist.

S1643 (Diegnan,P.J.) Telemarketing fraud investigation unit

S2090 Sca (1R) (Diegnan,P.J.) Arts and tourism-incr. hotel fee rev.

S2345 (Cruz-Perez,N; Whelan,J) Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana

S2348 (Allen,D) Student head injuries-concerns

S2374 (Cruz-Perez,N) Rosa-Bonilla Family Act-carbon monoxide

S2394 Sca (1R) (Beck,J) Steeplechase races-grant special permit

S2478 (Allen,D) Bias intimidation-incl police/emerg svcs

S2483 (Addiego,D; Bateman,C) Domestic viol. victims-enhance prot.

SCR11 (Diegnan,P.J.) Enclosed foothold traps-not leg, intent

SCR42 (Oroho,S) Article V Convention-applies to Cong.

SJR38 ScaSa (2R) (Cunningham,S; Ruiz,M) St. Commission on Urban Violence-estab.

SR55 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J) F-35 fighter jets-at 177th Fighter Wing

Prime Sponsors Added:

S387 (Cruz-Perez,N) Consumer contract disputes-limits forum

S1849 (Cruz-Perez,N) Fiduciaries-clarify removal procedures

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1030 (Cruz-Perez,N) Small, women, minority-owned bus-concern

S1246 (Cruz-Perez,N) Prop., contaminated-DEP purch./demolish

S1269 (Diegnan,P.J.) Gov. Records Council-concerns memb.

S1509 ScaSa (2R) (Cruz-Perez,N) Microenterprise training prog-estab.

S1533 (Diegnan,P.J.) Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

S1912 (Diegnan,P.J.) Silver Alert Sys.-concerns

S2341 (Diegnan,P.J.) Pedestrian, in mv accident-breath sample

S2342 (Diegnan,P.J.) Veh. homicide-concerns distracted driv.

S2348 (Diegnan,P.J.) Student head injuries-concerns

S2369 (Van Drew,J) Dredging activity-shellfish habitat rule

S2405 (Diegnan,P.J.) St. intervention-elim. partial or full

Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) (Scutari,N) Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment

A457 (Scutari,N) Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana

A1697 Aca (1R) (Kean,T) Steeplechase races-grant special permit

AJR91 Sca (1R) (Beach,J) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness

Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) (Madden,F) Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment

A457 (Vitale,J) Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana

A1697 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Steeplechase races-grant special permit

AJR91 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness

Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) (Stack,B; Ruiz,M) Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment

A457 (Cruz-Perez,N; Whelan,J) Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana

A1697 Aca (1R) (O'Toole,K; Beck,J) Steeplechase races-grant special permit

AJR91 Sca (1R) (Beck,J; Cruz-Perez,N) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness

 

The Senate adjourned at 6:30 P.M. to meet again on Monday, August 8, 2016 (Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

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:

A227 AcaAaAa (3R) DeAngelo,W/Mukherji,R+11 Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment

A457 Mazzeo,V/Eustace,T+4 Post-traumatic stress-auth med marijuana

A1663 Aca w/GR (2R) Schaer,G/Prieto,V+11 Police, co./mun.-estab. training course

A1697 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Steeplechase races-grant special permit

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

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/29/2016):

P.L.2016, c.18. S557 O'Toole,K/Ruiz,M+7 8/1/2016 Madison Holleran Suicide Prev. Act

P.L.2016, c.19. S855 Sa (1R) Stack,B/Beach,J+11 8/1/2016 Vet affordable housing-concerns

P.L.2016, c.20. S1164 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Conaway,H 8/1/2016 Introperative monitoring svc.-exempts

P.L.2016, c.21. S1992 Beach,J/Allen,D+5 8/1/2016 Land use planning-concerns mil/civilian