NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for August 18, 2014

 

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Vol. XXVI No. 38 216th Legislature $ First Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Advise and Consent:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Jeffrey B. Beacham, of Short Hills.

Richard T. Sules, of West Orange.

Marysol Rosero, of Livingston.

Stephanie Ann Mitterhoff, of Scotch Plains.

Marcella Matos Wilson, of West Caldwell.

Linda Lordi Cavanaugh, of West Orange.

Bahir Kamil, of South Orange.

Neil N. Jasey, of South Orange.

 

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

Ian R. Grodman, Esq., of Maplewood, to replace Thomas J. Gartland.

 

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

Michael D. DiFazio, D.C., of East Hanover.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PASSAIC VALLEY SEWERAGE COMMISSION:

Thomas Tucci, Jr., of Nutley, to replace Angelina M. Paserchia.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RUTGERS UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS:

William M. Tambussi, Esq., of Haddon Heights, to replace the Honorable Joseph J. Roberts, Jr.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Patrick P. Toscano, Jr., Esq., of Fairfield, to replace Dr. Munr Kazmir.

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Neil N. Jasey, of South Orange.

Jeffrey B. Beacham, of Short Hills.

Richard T. Sules, of West Orange.

Marysol Rosero, of Livingston.

Stephanie Ann Mitterhoff, of Scotch Plains.

Marcella Matos Wilson, of West Caldwell.

Linda Lordi Cavanaugh, of West Orange.

Bahir Kamil, of South Orange.

 

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

Ian R. Grodman, Esq., of Maplewood, to replace Thomas J. Gartland.

 

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

Michael D. DiFazio, D.C., of East Hanover.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PASSAIC VALLEY SEWERAGE COMMISSION:

Thomas Tucci, Jr., of Nutley, to replace Angelina M. Paserchia.

 

 

Nominations Reported from Committee: (contd)

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RUTGERS UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS:

William M. Tambussi, Esq., of Haddon Heights, to replace the Honorable Joseph J. Roberts, Jr.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Patrick P. Toscano, Jr., Esq., of Fairfield, to replace Dr. Munr Kazmir.

Bills Introduced:

S2348 Turner,S College textbooks-concerns REF SHI

S2349 Turner,S Bail bond industry-concerns REF SJU

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

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

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

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

Bills Transferred:

S2277 Lesniak,R/Rice,R+2 Waterfront Comm, NY Harbor-Gov. w/draw FROM SLP TO SEG

Co-Sponsors Added:

S89 (Beck,J) Domestic viol. statutes-expands

S677 (Barnes,P) Parole elig.-release, cert circumstances

S1029 (Bateman,C) Urea, an ice melt-proh. sale and use

S1031 (Bateman,C) Phosphorus, household products-restricts

S1050 Sca (1R) (Doherty,M) Highlands farmland preserv prog-ext date

S2004 (Bateman,C) Native vegetation-concerns use

S2127 (Beck,J) Patient-desig caregivers-estab. hosp req

S2296 (Weinberg,L) Bestiality-criminalizes

S2325 (Barnes,P) Lic. plate info.-proh natl ticketing sys

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1815 (Gill,N) Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act

S1918 (Beck,J) Victim self-defense justification-create

S2299 (Addiego,D) First responders-req./training standards

S2336 (Gill,N) Health care prov.-transfer immunity

 

The Senate President has made the following appointments:

 

*Effective August 11, 2014

New Jersey Corporate and Business Law Study Commission:

 

Rose Marie Manger, of Hackensack.

New Jersey State Commission on Brain Injury Research:

 

Karen Tucker, of Morris Plains.

The Senate adjourned at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 to meet again at a date and time to be announced.

 

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, September 8, 2014 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (8/11/2014):

 

P.L.2014, c.33. S582 ScaAa (2R) Smith,B/Lesniak,R+1 8/15/2014 Big Data Alliance-desig.

P.L.2014, c.34. S942 ScsAa (SCS/1R) Smith,B/Bateman,C+6 8/15/2014 Home elevation contractor-prov standards

P.L.2014, c.35. S1229 SaAcaAa (3R) Rice,R/Connors,C+15 8/15/2014 Vacant prop. in foreclosure-maintain