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Vol. XXV No. 1                                                                                  215th Legislature $ Second Annual Session


The Members of both Houses of the 215th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the State of the State Address from the Honorable Chris Christie, Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Bills Introduced:

S2426    Scutari,N    Water supply charges-income tax deduct   REF SCU

S2427    Scutari,N    Ignition interlock devices-concerns   REF SJU

S2428    Bucco,A.R./Pou,N    St.-funded health benf. plans-concerns   REF SHH

S2429    Lesniak,R    Pub. Util. Reliability Investment Act   REF SEG

S2430    Lesniak,R/Turner,S+3    Study Comm. on Violence   REF SLP

S2431    Rice,R    Equal emp opportunity req, cert.-estab.   REF SSG

S2432    Rice,R    Pub. sch. textbooks-concerns   REF SED

S2433    Vitale,J/Beach,J+1    Govt. Records Council-concerns memb.   REF SSG

S2434    Lesniak,R    Hurricane Sandy relief-partial fds UEZ   REF SEG

S2435    Sarlo,P    Travel & tourism ads.;$20M   REF SSG

S2436    Sarlo,P    Alco. bev. in stadiums-create lic.   REF SLP

S2437    O'Toole,K    Sewerage fac. rates-prov. cert. limits   REF SEG

S2438    Van Drew,J    Reading difficulty, diagnosing-cert. req   REF SED

S2439    Van Drew,J    Dyslexia-concerns definition   REF SED

S2440    Van Drew,J    Reading disab.-prov. prof. devel.   REF SED

S2441    Van Drew,J    Teachers-concerns prof. devel.   REF SED

S2442    Van Drew,J    Dyslexia-screen kindergarten students   REF SED

S2443    Van Drew,J    First responders-prov family leave insur   REF SLA

S2444    Van Drew,J    Consumer Finance Advisory Bd.-estab.   REF SCM

S2445    Van Drew,J    Vet.-auth. sch. dist. hiring preference   REF SED

S2446    Van Drew,J    Medicaid reimb, nursing fac-amend FY2013   REF SHH

S2447    Van Drew,J    Eminent domain-limits use   REF SCU

S2448    Turner,S    Higher Ed Epinephrine Emerg Treatment   REF SHI

S2449    Greenstein,L    Vol. first aid, rescue-revise definition   REF SLP

S2450    Greenstein,L    Vol. first aid squad-warning lights use   REF SLP

S2451    Pennacchio,J    Bus. prop. repair-prov. tax credit   REF SBA

S2452    Pennacchio,J    Bus. purchases, cert.-sales tax rebate   REF SBA

S2453    Turner,S    Mental Health Court Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SJU

S2454    Turner,S    Charter sch application-modify timeframe   REF SED

S2455    Turner,S    Prop tax reimb-use as cred prop tax bill   REF SCU

S2456    Turner,S    Firearms ammunition purch.-concerns   REF SLP

S2457    Bateman,C/Scutari,N    MV liab. insur. coverage-concerns   REF STR

S2458    Bucco,A.R.    Defeated sch. budgets-change deadline   REF SED

S2459    Scutari,N    Food sold in sch.-proh. cert.   REF SED

S2460    Scutari,N/Beck,J    Consumer Prot. Act of 2012   REF SCM

SR91    Van Drew,J    Dyslexia-teacher instruction certificate   REF SED

SR92    Ruiz,M/Rice,R+6    Gun control laws-urge Cong to strengthen   REF SLP

SR93    Whelan,J    Bus. affected by Sandy-tax incentives   REF SEG


Concurrent Resolution Passed:


Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's State of the State Address.


Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S2425    Sweeney,S/Norcross,D    Pub works proj.-revise definition   REP

Bills Transferred:

S2211    Sweeney,S/Gordon,R    New Jobs for NJ Act   FROM SBA TO SLA

S2369    Lesniak,R+1    Black bears-proh. feeding   FROM SEN TO SEG

Co-Sponsors Added:

S134 ScaSca (2R)   (Stack,B)    Office of Dropout Prev.-estab.

S430   (Buono,B)    Devel disab persons parent-bill of right

S1191   (Cunningham,S; Scutari,N)    Ed. subcontracting agreements-concerns

S1685 Sca (1R)   (Singer,R)    Checkpoints-proh limited, cert veh types

S1758 Scs (SCS)   (Stack,B)    FamilyCare-concerns elig.

S1912 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act

S2163   (Turner,S)    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

S2354   (Madden,F)    Consumer Access to Health Care Act

S2430   (Vitale,J; Cunningham,S; Whelan,J)    Study Comm. on Violence

S2433  (Bateman,C)   Govt. Records Council-concerns memb.

SR92   (Cunningham,S; Gill,N; Stack,B; Turner,S; Vitale,J; Weinberg,L)    Gun control laws-urge Cong to strengthen

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:


S2366   (Vitale,J)    Suppl. Nutrition Asst. Prog.-estab.

S2374   (Bateman,C)    Animal cruelty viol.-recover costs

S2425   (Norcross,D)    Pub works proj.-revise definition


Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S133   (Ruiz,M)    Min. & Women-owned bus.-St. contracting


The Senate President has made the following joint reappointment:


*Effective December 31, 2012


Fire Safety Commission:


Kevin P. Bellow, of Hazlet.

The Senate did not adjourned.  Senate will meet again on Monday, January 14, 2013 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).


Bills Introduced:

A3623    Johnson,G    Halfway house emp.-police training req.   REF ALP

A3624    Eustace,T/Wagner,C    Gambling-contests of skill not unlawful   REF ARG

A3625    Eustace,T/Benson,D+1    Sr. occupied bldgs-emerg operation plans   REF AHS

A3626    Chivukula,U    Emp. securities, cert-prov tax exclusion   REF ABU

A3627    Conaway,H/Wagner,C    Ed. subcontracting agreements-concerns   REF AED

A3628    Conaway,H    Epilepsy Task Force-adds one member   REF AHE

A3629    Mosquera,G    Natural gas veh.-bus., income tax cred.   REF ACE

A3630    Greenwald,L/Ramos,R+2    Travel & tourism ads.;$20M   REF ATA

A3631    Mosquera,G    Intersch. athlete report-submit annually   REF AED

A3632    Brown,C.A./Diegnan,P+5    Veh. sales-disclose water damage   REF ACO

A3633    Dancer,R    Prop., following disaster-depreciation   REF AHO

A3634    Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+1    St., co., mun., sch. contracts-concerns   REF ASG

A3635    Rumpf,B/Gove,D+3    Abandoned vessel-petition co for removal   REF AHS

A3636    Dancer,R    Scrap metal law-makes revisions   REF ARP


Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A3637    Chivukula,U    Natural gas veh-conversion training prog   REF AEN

A3638    Chivukula,U    Natural gas fueling stations-encourage   REF AEN

A3639    O'Donnell,J/Diegnan,P    Water supply operator-take exam   REF ARG

A3640    Lampitt,P/Watson Coleman,B+1    Carbon monoxide detectors-req. in sch.   REF AED

A3641    Giblin,T/Oliver,S    Asthma-friendly sch.-adopt policies   REF AED

A3642    Ramos,R/Schaer,G+8    Homeowners policy-one page summary   REF AFI

A3643    Cryan,J/O'Donnell,J    Hurricane Sandy relief-partial fds UEZ   REF ACE

A3644    O'Scanlon,D    Hydraulic fracturing-estab. moratorium   REF AEN

A3645    Greenwald,L    Ammunition sale-face to face transaction   REF ALP

A3646    Greenwald,L    Ammunition-estab. regulatory sys.   REF ALP

A3647    Wagner,C/Eustace,T    Looting, st of emerg-concerns sentencing   REF ALP

A3648    Ciattarelli,J/Watson Coleman,B    Police & priv. coll, cert cases-immunity   REF AHI

A3649    Stender,L/Singleton,T+1    Water supply charges-income tax deduct   REF AAP

A3650    Wagner,C/Eustace,T+3    Med Marijuana for a Cure Fd-research   REF AAP

A3651    Angelini,M/Casagrande,C    Sch bond validating act   REF AED

A3652    Wisniewski,J    Hurricane Sandy Relief Recovery Bond Act   REF ATR

A3653    Fuentes,A    Weapons, unlawful position-concerns   REF ALP

A3654    Cryan,J    Vegetation mgmt.-concerns   REF ATU

A3655    Peterson,E    Disab., hiring-emp. tax incentives   REF ACE

A3656    Diegnan,P    Polling place locations-elim. list req.   REF ASG

A3657    McKeon,J    Nikhil's Law-concerns driv. safety ed.   REF ALP

A3658    Diegnan,P/O'Donnell,J+10    Transp. med. needs students-concerns   REF AED

Concurrent Resolution Passed:


Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's State of the State Address.

Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:


A720 AcaAaSca (3R)    Ramos,R/Milam,M+11    St. emp. comp.-direct deposit req.  

A792 AcaSca (2R)    Munoz,N/Green,J+1    Inter-fac. transfers-estab hosp protocol  

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

S1122 Sca (1R)    Beck,J/Sarlo,P+5    SPRS memb.-purch. cred. prior mil. svc.   REF AMV

S1354 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S/Codey,R+1    Pedestrian death-incr. penal.   REF ATR

S1907    Bucco,A.R./Van Drew,J+5    Dusty's Law-killing guide dog crim penal   REF ALP

S2036 Sa (1R)    Whelan,J    Planned real estate devel. assoc.-liens   REF AHO

S2045 Sca (1R)    Singer,R/Addiego,D+3    Patients-prov. prescription charge info.   REF AHE

S2127 Sca (1R)    Turner,S/Stack,B+1    Sch bus operation w/suspended lic-crime   REF ATR

S2188 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L+6    Call centers-concerns relocation   REF ALA

S2291    Rice,R/Singer,R+1    Higher ed student-health insur. coverage   REF AHI

S2353    Madden,F/Allen,D+1    Epilepsy Task Force-adds one member   REF AHE

SCR113    Codey,R/Allen,D+3    Foreclosure-permit homeowners to rent   REF AHO

SJR38    Beck,J    Clarence Clemons Day-desig. January 11   REF ASG

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

A3020    Quijano,A    Autonomous veh.-driv. lic. endorsement    FROM ALP

A3539    Mainor,C/Jimenez,A+2    Pub. records-concerns identifying info.    ACO

Co-Sponsors Added:

A746 Aca (1R)   (Lampitt,P)    Gender-motivated viol-estab civil action

A945   (McKeon,J)    Driv. lic.-allow vol. diabetic notation

A1822   (McKeon,J)    Vibration analysis, cert. rts.-conduct

A2022   (Mosquera,G)    Ultrasound breast screenings-insur cover

A2528   (Kean,S)    Animal Abuser Registry-estab.

A2671 Aca (1R)   (McKeon,J)    St. memor. maintenance-voluntary contrib

A3095   (Jasey,M)    Opioid Antidote and Overdose Prev. Act

A3128   (Jasey,M)    Sewage-clarify, not haz. substance

A3255   (Kean,S)    Reliability, Storm Response Act of 2012

A3269 Aca (1R)   (Singleton,T)    Graduates-higher ed. report emp. data

A3283   (Caputo,R)    Support Our Vet.-auth. lic. plate

A3469   (Eustace,T; O'Scanlon,D)    Medicaid reimb, nursing fac-amend FY2013

A3470   (Giblin,T)    Contractors, cert-verify emp. work auth.


Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A3482   (Simon,D)    Electric pub util infrastructure-removal

A3495   (Kean,S)    Residents' Power Prot. Act

A3506   (Johnson,G)    Resid community release prog.-concerns

A3535   (Coughlin,C; Moriarty,P; Simon,D; Lampitt,P)    Energy Infrastructure Study Comm.-estab.

A3552   (Diegnan,P)    Disaster Victims' Bill of Rights

A3571   (Lampitt,P)    St. aid to mun.-concerns additional

A3614   (Coughlin,C; Johnson,G)    Lottery, priv. operation-Leg. approval

A3640   (Singleton,T)    Carbon monoxide detectors-req. in sch.

A3650   (Prieto,V; Giblin,T; Tucker,C)   Med Marijuana for a Cure Fd-research

AR54   (Johnson,G)    Industrial Hemp Farming Act-Cong. enact

AR72   (Caride,M)    Official Jr. Ambassadors-honors book

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A1037   (Singleton,T)    Estate tax-repeals

A1673   (Cryan,J)    Gun, weapon free sch. zones-concerns

A3192   (Eustace,T)    Food labels-req containing cert material

A3393   (Gusciora,R)    Telephone companies-clarify bus prop tax

A3441   (Coughlin,C)    Local Unit Electronic Tech. Pilot Prog.

A3507   (Lampitt,P)    Anti-hazing at higher ed instit-concerns

AR84   (Barnes,P)    Gun control measures, cert.-Cong. enact

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A329 Aca (1R)   (Caride,M)    Prescribed burn-auth. cert circumstances

A945   (Lampitt,P)    Driv. lic.-allow vol. diabetic notation

A1098   (Cryan,J)    Ambulance dispatchers-estab. protocols

A1122 AcaAca (2R)   (Riley,C)    Domestic Viol. Tuition Waiver Prog.

A2118   (Rible,D)    SPRS memb.-purch. cred. prior mil. svc.

A2574   (Caride,M)    Steroid use among students-deter

A2588   (Caride,M)    Trapping lic. fee, sr cit resid-discount

A3409   (Riley,C)    Medicaid managed care org-reducing rates

A3570   (Jasey,M)    Prop. Tax Lien Pilot Prog.-estab.

A3634   (Benson,D)   St., co., mun., sch. contracts-concerns

AJR88   (Lampitt,P)    Pregnancy Infant Loss Rememberance Mo.

AR72   (Giblin,T)    Official Jr. Ambassadors-honors book

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1590   (Caride,M)    Hunting lic. disc.-totally disab. person

A3410   (Jimenez,A)    Pupil directory info.-concerns

A3489   (Caputo,R)    Standardbred horse-distrib cert proceeds

A3535   (Caride,M)    Energy Infrastructure Study Comm.-estab.

A3598   (Lampitt,P)    Mun. court-conditional dismissal prog.

ACR63   (Fuentes,A)    Assault weapons ban-urge Cong. to enact

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A569   (Bucco,A.M.)    FamilyCare-determine income elig.

A3362 Aca (1R)   (Wagner,C)    Mun. prop., cert.-exemp. sch. taxes

ACR170   (McKeon,J)    Medicaid expansion prog.-Gov. support

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3162   (Schaer,G)    Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act

Ninth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3352 AcaAca (2R)   (Munoz,N)    Human Trafficking Prev, Prot, Treatment




The Assembly Speaker has made the following joint reappointment:


*Effective December 31, 2012


Fire Safety Commission:


Kevin P. Bellow, of Hazlet.

The Assembly adjourned at 5:07 PM to meet again on Monday, January 14, 2013 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/20/2012):

P.L.2012, c.79.   A1459 Aca w/GR (2R)    Gusciora,R/McKeon,J+7    12/21/2012    Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises  

P.L.2012, c.80.   A3164 w/GR (1R)    Webber,J/Prieto,V+16    12/21/2012    Domestic viol shelter-St. pay ed. costs