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Vol. XXIII No. 35††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 214th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

†††† SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

Nominations Notice of Intention:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

††††† James M. Blaney, of Seaside Park.

††††† Charles W. Dortch, Jr., of Voorhees.

††††† Patricia B. Roe, of Seaside Park.

††††† Douglas M. Fasciale, of Westfield.

††††† Robert B. Reed, of Flemington.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ELLIS ISLAND ADVISORY COMMISSION:

††††† Norman A. Feinstein, Esq., of Caldwell.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

††††† Richard L. Elbert, AIA, Esq., of Westfield, to replace Joseph A. McNamara.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NORTH JERSEY DISTRICT WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION:

††††† Honorable Donald C. Kuser, of Wayne, to replace Michael T. Cricco, resigned.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE POLICE AND FIREMENS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

††††† Steven K. Brisgel, of Short Hills, to replace Richard D. Loccke.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS:

††††† BethSarfaty, PT, MBA, of West Long Branch, to replace Dennise Brower Krencicki, PT, MA.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE MOSQUITO CONTROL COMMISSION:

††††† Kenneth W. Bruder, Ph.D., of Toms River.

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE KEAN UNIVERSITY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

††††† JosephWilf, of Hillside.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NORTH JERSEY DISTRICT WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION:

††††† Norman A. Feinstein, Esq., of Caldwell, to replace Louis A. Cuccinello.

Nomination Corrected Copy:

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NORTH JERSEY DISTRICT WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION:

††††† Alan S. Ashkinaze, of Oradell, to replace the Honorable Joseph Tempesta, Jr. *NOT* Michael T. Cricco, resigned.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SR127††† Norcross,D/O'Toole,K††† Sept. 11th-estab. moment of remembrance

 

Bills Introduced:

S3017††† Whelan,J††† Pleasantville-elig. pinelands devel cred†† REF SEN

S3018††† Turner,S††† Restricted mun. parking spaces-estab.†† REF SLP

S3019††† Lesniak,R††† Internet wagering, AC casinos-permits†† REF 1RS

Bills On Emergency Resolution:

S2923 w/GR (1R)††† Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J †††Dog & cat-sterilize prior to adoption†† (36-2) (Van Drew)

Bills Passed:

A1400 Sa (1R)††† Carroll,M/Biondi,P+20††† Amer. Red Cross-NJ Fd.-tax contrib.†† (39-0)

A2366 ScaAa (2R)††† Vainieri Huttle,V/O'Scanlon,D+6††† DHS, DCF-concern contract/lic procedures†† (39-0)

A3195 w/GR (1R)††† Greenstein,L/DeAngelo,W+27††† Small bus. finan asst application-create†† (38-0)

S1535 Sca (1R)††† Rice,R/Allen,D+2††† Prev. & Reducing Homelessness Council†† (35-1)

S2239 ScaSa (2R)††† Weinberg,L+1††† Health Care Reform Council-estab.†† (22-17)

S2543 Scs (SCS)††† Singer,R††† Bedbug eradication svc-health care fac.†† (37-0)

S2707 Sca (1R)††† Weinberg,L/Vitale,J+1††† Advanced practice nuse-death certificate†† (39-0)

S2826 Sca (1R)††† Gordon,R/Vitale,J††† Workers' comp insur.-cert. corp. req.†† (38-1)

S2923 w/GR (1R)††† Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J††† Dog & cat-sterilize prior to adoption†† (36-2)

SJR49 Sca (1R)††† Van Drew,J/Girgenti,J+1††† American Heroes Day-desig. September 11†† (39-0)

SR127††† Norcross,D/O'Toole,K††† Sept. 11th-estab. moment of remembrance†† (Voice)

Bills Substituted:

A1400 Sa (1R)††† Carroll,M/Biondi,P+20††† Amer. Red Cross-NJ Fd.-tax contrib.†† SUB FOR S2060 (1R)

S2060 Sca (1R)††† Scutari,N/Vitale,J+6††† Amer. Red Cross-NJ Fd.-tax contrib.†† SUB BY A1400 (1R)

Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:

S2923 w/GR (1R)††† Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J††† Dog & cat-sterilize prior to adoption†† (37-1)

S2928 Sca w/GR (2R)††† Van Drew,J+1††† St. Devel. Ctrs Closure-estab task force†† (39-0)

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A2806 Aca (1R)††† Jasey,M/Coutinho,A††† Nonpub. sch.-convert into charter sch.†† REP

A3138 AcaAcaSca (3R)††† Wisniewski,J/Coughlin,C††† Sayreville flood control proj.-approp.†† REP/SCA

A3688 AcaSca (2R)††† Wilson,G/Riley,C††† NJ Fresh Mobiles Act†† REP

A3991 Aca (1R)††† Chivukula,U/Johnson,G††† Util pole solar equip-BPU standard excep†† REP

ACR173††† McKeon,J/Jasey,M+22††† Iran, nuclear weapons-US, prevent†† REP

S1858 Sca (1R)††† Lesniak,R††† Nonpub. sch.-convert into charter sch. ††REP/SCA

S2445 Sca (1R)††† Vitale,J+1††† Sayreville flood control;$4M†† REP/SCA

S2728 Sca (1R)††† Norcross,D/Whelan,J††† NJ Fresh Mobiles Act†† REP

S2811 Scs (SCS)††† Smith,B/Allen,D††† Geothermal heat pumps-renewable energy†† REP/SCS

S2816††† Codey,R/Gill,N††† Essex Co, Ed. Bd Pension Fd-upgrade prov†† REP

S2868 ScaSca (2R)††† Sweeney,S††† Sch. dist w/significant enrollment;$4.1M†† REP/SCA

S2902††† Bucco,A/Sweeney,S+6††† NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.†† REP

S2913 Scs (SCS)††† Smith,B+1†† Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.†† REP/SCS

S2978††† Whelan,J††† Util pole solar equip-BPU standard excep†† REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

A3138 AcaAcaSca (3R)††† Wisniewski,J/Coughlin,C††† Sayreville flood control proj.-approp.††

S2445 Sca (1R)††† Vitale,J+1††† Sayreville flood control;$4M††

S2902††† Bucco,A/Sweeney,S+6††† NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.††

S2913 Scs (SCS)††† Smith,B+1††† Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.††

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

S1815 ScaScaAa (3R)††† Smith,B/McKeon,J+2††† Ocean Co. Stormwater Mgmt. Sys. Demo Act††

S2946††† Sweeney,S/Smith,B+6††† Greenhouse Gas Initiative-clarify intent††

 

 

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S2197 ScsSa (SCS/1R)††† Ruiz,M/Weinberg,L+4††† Physician, Life-Sustaining Treatment Act††

S2576††† Gordon,R/Greenstein,L+17††† Hydraulic fracturing-proh. technique††

S2923††† Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J††† Dog & cat-sterilize prior to adoption††

S2928 Sca (1R)††† Van Drew,J+1††† St. Devel. Ctrs Closure-estab task force††

Bills Transferred:

A2806 Aca (1R)††† Jasey,M/Coutinho,A††† Nonpub. sch.-convert into charter sch.†† FROM SED TO SBA

A3083 AcsAca (ACS/1R)††† Jasey,M/Coutinho,A††† Charter sch.-desig. new authorizers†† FROM SLP TO SBA

S757††† Beck,J††† Casino Control Comm.-reduce memb.†† FROM SMV TO SSG

S1858 Sca (1R)††† Lesniak,R††† Nonpub. sch.-convert into charter sch.†† FROM SED TO SBA

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S477††† Lesniak,R/Kean,S††† Civil actions-concerns limitations†† FROM SCM

S2293††† Weinberg,L/Cunningham,S+2††† Women's Health, Family Planning-support†† FROM SBA

S2414††† Weinberg,L††† St. holidays, cert.-modify agreement†† FROM SSG

Co-Sponsors Added:

S1227†† (Whelan,J)††† Vol firefighters, retired-concerns insur

S1535 Sca (1R)†† (Ruiz,M)††† Prev. & Reducing Homelessness Council

S1579†† (Bateman,C)††† Drunk driv. who cause death-suspend lic.

S1803†† (Whelan,J)††† Vol. FF, cert.-waive commercial lic. fee

S1950 Sca (1R)†† (Madden,F)††† Kulesh & Kubert's Law-veh. homicide

S1999†† (Van Drew,J)††† Emma's Law-lysosmal storage disorders

S2060 Sca (1R)†† (Bucco,A)††† Amer. Red Cross-NJ Fd.-tax contrib.

S2291†† (Bateman,C)††† Justices, judges-incr. mand. retir. age

S2445 Sca (1R)†† (Beck,J)††† Sayreville flood control;$4M

S2610 ScaSca (2R)†† (Cunningham,S; Madden,F) †††Safe Playing Fields Act

S2707 Sca (1R)†† (Madden,F)††† Advanced practice nuse-death certificate

S2733†† (Doherty,M)††† Jobs Prot. Act-req. verification of emp.

S2814†† (Van Drew,J)††† Inmates early release prog.-repeal

S2855†† (Bucco,A)††† Consumer fraud-revise cause of action

S2902†† (Beck,J; Greenstein,L; Kean,T; Whelan,J)††† NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.

S2927†† (Allen,D)††† Motor fuel cred. card-permits rebates

S2932†† (Cardinale,G; Weinberg,L)††† Portable electronics insur sale-concerns

S2983†† (Bateman,C; Cardinale,G; Cunningham,S; Sacco,N; Smith,B)††† Svc. contracts-concerns

S3014†† (Bucco,A)††† Caylee's Law-concealing death of child

SCR37†† (Beck,J)††† St. Parole Bd.-transfer functions

SCR69†† (Turner,S)††† Prop. tax deduct, cert. resid.-Leg enact

SCR123†† (Bateman,C)††† Judges, justices-incr. mand. retir. age

SCR223†† (Whelan,J)††† Early Child Intervention-override LIV

SJR49 Sca (1R)†† (Madden,F)††† American Heroes Day-desig. September 11

SR95†† (Whelan,J)††† Small Bus. Jobs Act of 2010

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S194†† (Bucco,A)††† Steven's Law-proh. use, non-woods bats

S986†† (Van Drew,J)††† Animal abuse-concerns protective orders

S2728 Sca (1R)†† (Whelan,J)††† NJ Fresh Mobiles Act

S2927†† (Beach,J)††† Motor fuel cred. card-permits rebates

S2932†† (Bucco,A)††† Portable electronics insur sale-concerns

S2975†† (Kean,S)††† Sibling visitation rights-estab standard

S2985†† (Kean,T)††† Life & Health Insurers Rehab. Act-suppl.

S3016†† (Greenstein,L)††† Girl Scouts-prov. vol income tax contrib

Third Prime Sponsor Added:

 

S2728 Sca (1R)†† (Ruiz,M)††† NJ Fresh Mobiles Act

Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A1400 Sa (1R)†† (Scutari,N; Vitale,J; Bateman,C; Kean,T; Norcross,D; Pennacchio,J; Greenstein,L; Bucco,A)††† Amer. Red Cross-NJ Fd.-

†††††† tax contrib.

The Senate President has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective August 15, 2011

 

Public Officers Salary Review Commission:

 

Kathleen Crotty, of Ewing.

 

The Senate President has made the following reappointment:

 

*Effective August 18, 2011

 

Governorís Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse:

 

Neil Van Ess, of Totowa.

The Senate adjourned at 3:20 PM to meet again on Thursday, September 8, 2011 (QUORUM, 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:

A2366 ScaAa (2R)††† Vainieri Huttle,V/O'Scanlon,D+6††† DHS, DCF-concern contract/lic procedures

A3195 w/GR (1R)††† Greenstein,L/DeAngelo,W+27††† Small bus. finan asst application-create

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/12/2011):

 

P.L.2011, c.89.†† S2972 ScaSa (2R)††† Lesniak,R/Norcross,D+1††† 7/26/2011††† Urban hub tax cred. prog.-makes changes††

P.L.2011, c.90.†† S2857††† Codey,R/Doherty,M+55††† 8/3/2011††† Green Acres loc. govt. proj.;$84M††

P.L.2011, c.91.†† S2858††† Greenstein,L/Kean,T+30††† 8/3/2011††† Green Acres nonprofit proj.;$14M††

P.L.2011, c.92.†† S2859††† Gordon,R/Beck,J+32††† 8/3/2011††† Green Acres, Blue Acres St. proj.;$57M††

P.L.2011, c.93.†† A4055††† Benson,D/DeAngelo,W+37††† 8/4/2011††† Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.††

P.L.2011, c.94.†† A4056††† Mainor,C/Wagner,C+6††† 8/4/2011††† Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes††

P.L.2011, c.95.†† A4057††† Albano,N/Milam,M+39††† 8/4/2011††† Env. infrastructure proj.-loans††

P.L.2011, c.96.†† A3710 AcaSca (2R)††† Dancer,R/Burzichelli,J+5††† 8/5/2011††† Racetrack operations-NJSEA run jointly††

P.L.2011, c.97.†† S2898††† Gordon,R/Allen,D+25††† 8/15/2011††† Hist Preserv proj/admin expenses;$10.85M††

P.L.2011, c.98.†† S2894††† Whelan,J/Singer,R+12††† 8/17/2011††† Farmland Preserv. nonprofit proj;$8.831M††

P.L.2011, c.99.†† S2895††† Greenstein,L/Oroho,S+20††† 8/17/2011††† Farmland Preserv., mun. grants;$23M††

P.L.2011, c.100.†† S2896††† Van Drew,J/Oroho,S+38††† 8/17/2011††† Farmland Preserv-co incentive grant;$39M††

P.L.2011, c.101.†† S2897††† Whelan,J/Singer,R+3††† 8/17/2011††† Farmland Preserv. purposes;$23.58M††

P.L.2011, c.102.†† A2342 Sca (1R)††† McHose,A/Riley,C+13††† 8/17/2011††† Jersey Fresh-encourage St. purch.††

P.L.2011, c.103.†† S255 Aa (1R)††† Van Drew,J/Connors,C††† 8/18/2011††† Boats-proh. transp., emerg. evacuation††

P.L.2011, c.104.†† S737 ScaSa (2R)††† Sacco,N/Girgenti,J+6††† 8/18/2011††† DNA samples-incl. viol. arrestees††

P.L.2011, c.105†† S748 Sca (1R)††† Beck,J/Mainor,C+1††† 8/18/2011††† Marlboro Psych. Hosp.-improve sewerage††

P.L.2011, c.106.†† S972††† Allen,D/Beach,J+12††† 8/18/2011††† Sexual assault victims-clarify exam cost††

P.L.2011, c.107.†† S1246††† Kean,S/Ciesla,A††† 8/18/2011††† Power boat operation, cert.-age req.††

P.L.2011, c.108.†† S1807 ScaAca (2R)††† Sweeney,S/Singer,R+14††† 8/18/2011††† Credit unions-depositories of pub. fds.††

P.L.2011, c.109.†† S1882 Sca (1R)††† Kean,T/Stender,L+1††† 8/18/2011††† Museum Unclaimed Loan Act††

P.L.2011, c.110.†† S1924 Aca (1R)††† Norcross,D/Burzichelli,J+3††† 8/18/2011††† Anti-Snow Dumping Act††

P.L.2011, c.111.†† S1993 Sa (1R)††† Beck,J/Kyrillos,J††† 8/18/2011††† Daniel J O'Hern Station-Red Bank-desig.††

P.L.2011, c.112.†† S2073††† Kean,S/Kyrillos,J+5††† 8/18/2011††† Captain Joseph Azzolina Mem Bridge-Rt 36††

P.L.2011, c.113.†† S2199 ScaAa (2R)††† Ruiz,M/Weinberg,L+7††† 8/18/2011††† End-of-Life Care-estab. Advisory Council††

P.L.2011, c.114.†† S2443 ScaScaAcaAa (4R)††† Vitale,J/Whelan,J+11††† 8/18/2011††† Medicaid Acct. Care Org. Demo Proj-estab††

P.L.2011, c.115.†† S2665††† Weinberg,L/Beck,J+12††† 8/18/2011††† Status of women-repeal obsolete statutes††

P.L.2011, c.116.†† S1731 AcaAa (2R)††Madden,F/Beach,J+12††† 8/19/2011††† Vet. to Vet. Peer Support Prog.-estab.††

P.L.2011, c.117.†† A2286††† Johnson,G/Coughlin,C+16††† 8/19/2011††† Natl. Guard memb.-vol. contrib.††

 

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/12/2011): (contíd)

 

P.L.2011, c.118.†† S2164 ScaSaAca (3R)††† Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+2††† 8/19/2011††† Emp. leasing companies-concerns††

P.L.2011, c.119.†† S2930 Sca (1R)††† Sarlo,P/Kean,T+1††† 8/19/2011††† Surplus lines insur. taxes-revise reg.††

P.L.2011, c.120.†† S2829 Scs (SCS)††† Girgenti,J/Scutari,N+4††† 8/22/2011††† Pamela's Law-crim. mephedrone sale††

P.L.2011, c.121.†† S2214 Sca (1R)††† Vitale,J/Gordon,R+1††† 8/22/2011††† AIDS Drug Prog-restore income elig level††

P.L.2011, c.122.†† S2974††† Lesniak,R/Sweeney,S+4††† 8/24/2011††† Non-resid. devel. fee-extend moratorium††

 

P.L.2011, JR-7.†† SJR67††† Weinberg,L/Singer,R+1††† 8/18/2011††† Lupus Awareness Mo.-desig. May††