NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for October 19, 2015

 

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Vol. XXVII No. 33 216th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

 

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

 

Nomination Withdrawn:

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

Barbara J. Morvay, of Boynton Beach, FL.

Nomination Corrected Copy:

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

Honorable Margaret M. Worthington, of Galloway. *NOT* to replace Emma N. Byrne.

Bills Introduced:

S3172 Rice,R Econ Redevel, Growth Grant Prog-tax cred REF SEG

S3173 Beach,J/Singer,R Holocaust Reparation Tax Exemp. Act REF SBA

S3174 Codey,R/Greenstein,L+1 Drones-FAA safety guidelines REF SLP

S3175 Codey,R/Sacco,N+1 Drones-contain geo-fencing tech. REF SLP

S3176 Bateman,C Guard dog boarding-kennel definition REF SEG

S3177 Rice,R Transit Ridership Innovation Act REF STR

S3178 Rice,R Fare incr.-NJT incr. pub, hearings REF STR

S3179 Rice,R Fare Affordability Ridership Empowerment REF STR

S3180 Ruiz,M Legionaire's Disease-control outbreaks REF SHH

S3181 Turner,S Permit train station parking-concerns REF STR

S3182 Ruiz,M Urban Transit Hub Tax Cred Prog-delay REF SEG

S3183 Sarlo,P Drones-conducting surveillance, crime REF SLP

S3184 Cunningham,S Child care ctr-install visual monitoring REF SHH

S3185 Rice,R Sch. dist under St intervention-concerns REF SED

S3186 O'Toole,K CDS-concerns imitation REF SLP

S3187 Thompson,S Court cost waiver cert instances-concern REF SJU

S3188 Bucco,A.R./Bateman,C Loc. gov. off., appt.-ethic training req REF SCU

S3189 Weinberg,L Breastfeeding-expand civil right prot. REF SLA

S3190 Greenstein,L/Codey,R Gov.-proh. cert. use of St. helicopter REF SLP

S3191 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Jersey Fresh prog.:$1.6M REF SEG

S3192 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Striped bass-desig. NJ saltwater fish REF SEN

S3193 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Aquaculture proj.-application process REF SEG

S3194 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Aquaculture proj.-application process REF SEG

S3195 Van Drew,J/Connors,C MV operations-concerns veh. of deceased REF STR

S3196 Van Drew,J Homicide-permits juv. be tried as adult REF SLP

S3197 Van Drew,J Farmland assessments-concerns REF SEG

S3198 Van Drew,J Haskin Shellfish Research Lab.:$1M REF SEG

S3199 Van Drew,J Prop. tax reimb.-expand elig. REF SCU

S3200 Barnes,P Hearing aids-cert. audiologists dispense REF SCM

S3201 Barnes,P Interior light on-req, stopped by police REF SLP

S3202 Scutari,N Workers' comp.-prov. fee parity REF SLA

S3203 Scutari,N GPS tag devices-equip. police veh. REF SLP

S3204 Scutari,N Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment REF STR

S3205 Beck,J Movers and warehousemen-revise penal. REF SCM

S3206 Madden,F Angel Investor Tax. Cred Act-investments REF SEG

S3207 Vitale,J/Kean,T+1 Child in foster care-limits liab. REF SHH

Bills Introduced: (contd)

 

S3208 Vitale,J/Greenstein,L Homestead prop tax reimb-revise deadline REF SCU

S3209 Vitale,J/Barnes,P AG website-concerns cert. posted info. REF SLP

S3210 Vitale,J/Weinberg,L Juv. depression screenings-benf coverage REF SCM

S3211 Vitale,J/Rice,R Work First New Jersey-concerns elig. REF SHH

S3212 Vitale,J/Gill,N Disab. persons-accessing prov. REF SHH

S3213 Greenstein,L/Codey,R+1 Sales tax-dedicate portion Transp. Fd. REF STR

S3214 Barnes,P/Cunningham,S Sexual Viol. Prev. Advisory Bd.-estab. REF SHI

S3219 Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K Child Advocacy Ctr. Multidisciplinary Bd REF SHH

S3220 Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K Statewide health data sys.-estab. REF SHH

SCR180 Lesniak,R/Smith,B+1 Dept. of Env. reg.-concerns leg. review REF SEN

SJR93 Sweeney,S Lifeline Awareness Wk-wk after Labor Day REF SEG

SJR95 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Aquaculture-important St. econ. driver REF SEG

SR141 Codey,R/Greenstein,L+1 Aerial unmanned veh-expand restrictions REF SLP

SR142 Ruiz,M Presch Devel Grant Prog-Cong not cut fds REF SED

SR143 Weinberg,L Medicaid-recognizes 50th anniv. REF SHH

SR144 Van Drew,J/Connors,C Shellfish aquaculture-urges St. promote REF SEG

SR145 Van Drew,J Shorebird/oyster industry-econ viability REF SEN

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A3331 Sca (1R) Benson,D/Rodriguez-Gregg,M+2 Synchronization prescribed meds-coverage REP/SCA

A4156 Aa (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P+7 Campus Sexual Assault Task Force-estab. REP

A4386 Coughlin,C/Pinkin,N+2 Sch. bd. candidates-bracket together REP

AJR57 McHose,A/Space,P+3 Sarcoidosis Awareness Mo.-desig. April REP

S454 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Van Drew,J Sex offenders, repeat-incr mand min term REP/SCA

S1825 Turner,S Nannies-crim. background checks REP

S2069 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Greenstein,L Mun. humane law enforcement off.-defines REP/SCA

S2721 Kean,T/Whelan,J Income tax cred-A-list performing artist REP

S2724 Barnes,P Youthful convicted sex offender-no regis REP

S2812 Sca (1R) Barnes,P/Cunningham,S Campus Sexual Assault Task Force-estab. REP/SCA

S2828 Rice,R/Barnes,P MV Surcharge Community Svc. Prog. REP

S2831 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Turner,S+15 Secure Choice Savings Prog. Act REP/SCA

S2877 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Greenstein,L+1 Nicotine, liquid-concerns containers REP/SCA

S2884 Whelan,J/Madden,F+1 Epinephrine access, Emerg. Treatment Act REP

S2916 Sca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N Pregnant graduate-ensures equal rights REP/SCA

S2932 Weinberg,L Cybersecurity Comm.-creates;$50K REP

S2963 Kean,T/Vitale,J Crib safety-prov. info. on website REP

S3024 Scutari,N Real estate brokers-revise laws REP

S3042 Vitale,J/Singer,R Sch. bd. candidates-bracket together REP

S3071 Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+1 Aphasia Task Force-established REP

S3076 Weinberg,L/Bateman,C Victim legal representation-incr max fee REP

S3111 Sca (1R) Gill,N/Beach,J+1 Synchronization prescribed meds-coverage REP/SCA

S3143 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K Assault by auto-concerns imprisonment REP/SCA

S3167 Scs (SCS) Whelan,J/Vitale,J+1 Nurse Multistate Lic. Compact-enters NJ REP/SCS

S3171 Whelan,J/Oroho,S Certified mail-concerns definition REP

S3207 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Kean,T+1 Child in foster care-limits liab. REP/SCA

S3214 Barnes,P/Cunningham,S Sexual Viol. Prev. Advisory Bd.-estab. REP

SCR180 Lesniak,R/Smith,B+1 Dept. of Env. reg.-concerns leg. review REP

SJR42 Oroho,S+2 Sarcoidosis Awareness Mo.-desig. April REP

SJR87 Weinberg,L/Kyrillos,J Genocide Awareness Mo.-desig. April REP

SJR90 Allen,D/Cunningham,S Small Bus. Saturday-after Thanksgiving REP

SJR96 Weinberg,L/Van Drew,J Pregnancy/Infant Loss Remembrance Mo. REP

SR103 Turner,S/Bucco,A.R. Small Bus. Saturday-NJ resid. support REP

SR139 Weinberg,L/Madden,F Healthy Maternity, Obstetic Medicine Act REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

S454 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Van Drew,J Sex offenders, repeat-incr mand min term

S1825 Turner,S Nannies-crim. background checks

S2721 Kean,T/Whelan,J Income tax cred-A-list performing artist

S2828 Rice,R/Barnes,P MV Surcharge Community Svc. Prog.

S2831 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Turner,S+15 Secure Choice Savings Prog. Act

S3111 Sca (1R) Gill,N/Beach,J+1 Synchronization prescribed meds-coverage

S3143 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K Assault by auto-concerns imprisonment

S3167 Scs (SCS) Whelan,J/Vitale,J+1 Nurse Multistate Lic. Compact-enters NJ

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

S2299 (Kean,T) First responders-req./training standards

S2877 Sca (1R) (Madden,F) Nicotine, liquid-concerns containers

S2884 (Addiego,D) Epinephrine access, Emerg. Treatment Act

S2925 (Lesniak,R; Stack,B; Weinberg,L) Driv. lic.-estab. non-citizen

S2931 (Bateman,C) Palliative care svcs.-prov. info.

S3057 (Holzapfel,J) Superstorm Sandy Homeowners Protect. Act

S3111 Sca (1R) (Kean,T) Synchronization prescribed meds-coverage

S3120 (Kean,T) Student w/concussion-concerns evaluation

S3167 Scs (SCS) (Madden,F) Nurse Multistate Lic. Compact-enters NJ

S3174 (Sacco,N) Drones-FAA safety guidelines

S3175 (Greenstein,L) Drones-contain geo-fencing tech.

S3207 (Addiego,D) Child in foster care-limits liab.

S3213 (Turner,S) Sales tax-dedicate portion Transp. Fd.

SJR42 (Madden,F) Sarcoidosis Awareness Mo.-desig. April

SJR81 Sca (1R) (Kean,T) Israel-condemns boycott movement against

SCR180 (Pou,N) Dept. of Env. reg.-concerns leg. review

SR141 (Sacco,N) Aerial unmanned veh-expand restrictions

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S2819 (Beach,J) Farmers Against Hunger Day-pub., website

S2884 (Madden,F) Epinephrine access, Emerg. Treatment Act

S3111 Sca (1R) (Beach,J) Synchronization prescribed meds-coverage

S3170 (Bateman,C) Co superintendent of election-admin code

S3171 (Oroho,S) Certified mail-concerns definition

SJR73 (Beach,J) Gleaning Wk.,-desig. 3rd wk of September

SJR74 (Beach,J) Farmers Against Hunger Day-desig.

SJR96 (Van Drew,J) Pregnancy/Infant Loss Remembrance Mo.

SR139 (Madden,F) Healthy Maternity, Obstetic Medicine Act

Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S2360 (Holzapfel,J) Mental health record-concern expungement

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S3220 (Vitale,J) Statewide health data sys.-estab.

 

The Senate President has made the following appointments:

 

*Effective October 9, 2015

Joint Committee on Housing Affordability:

Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5)

 

New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board:

Karen B. Gentile, RN, of Byram Township.

Theresa A. Wurmser, Ph.D., RN, of Red Bank.

 

State Council for Adult Literacy Education Services:

Mary L. Chute, of Bordentown, to replace Norma Blake.

Julio Sabater, of Union, to replace Ana M. Cruz.

Brigette Satchell, of Cherry Hill, to replace Charles G. Lovallo.

 

 

 

 

 

The Senate President has made the following re-appointments:

 

*Effective October 9, 2015

Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission:

Mary F. Campagnolo, M.D., of Columbus.

Melanie L. Willoughby, of West Windsor.

 

State Council for Adult Literacy Education Services:

Joanne Hala, of Princeton, to replace Julio Sabater.
Erik Jacobson, of Montclair.

The Senate adjourned at 5:30 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, October 22, 2015 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, November 9, 2015 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/24/2015):

P.L.2015, c.112. S1380 ScaAca (2R) Barnes,P/Quijano,A 10/1/2015 Motor carrier transp. contract-concerns

P.L.2015, c.113. A1733 Eustace,T/Johnson,G+3 10/1/2015 Motor fuel sale-concerns during emerg.

P.L.2015, c.114. A622/1469 Acs (ACS) Moriarty,P/Diegnan,P+5 10/13/2015 Dextromethorphan-proh. sale to minors

P.L.2015, c.115. A3890 AcaSa (2R) Lampitt,P/Lagana,J+1 10/13/2015 Influenza vaccines, older adults-concern

 

P.L.2015, JR-7. AJR67 Aca (1R) Munoz,N/Lampitt,P+7 10/13/2015 ALS Awareness Mo.-desig. May