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Vol. XXXI No. 1                                                                                218th Legislature Second Annual Session



Senator Jeff Van Drew, of the 1st Legislative District, has resigned.

Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, of the 1st Legislative District, has resigned.

Bob Andrzejczak was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 1st Legislative District.


The Members of both Houses of the 218th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the State of the State Address from the Honorable Phil Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Nominations Notice of Intention Received 1/10/2019:


      Honorable H. Matthew Curry, J.S.C., of Phillipsburg.

      Honorable J. Christopher Gibson, J.S.C., of Clermont.

      Honorable Robert G. Malestein, J.S.C., of Bridgeton.

      Honorable James R. Swift, J.S.C., of Millville.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SR120    Sweeney,S/Kean,T    Senate Rules-amends 

Bills Introduced:

S3293    Greenstein,L/Vitale,J    Overdose Prev. Ctrs.-auth.   REF SHH

S3294    Greenstein,L    Animal cruelty-expand to include theft   REF SEN

S3295    Greenstein,L    Daisy's Law-vet fac prov dog supervision   REF SEN

S3296    Greenstein,L    Green Bldg, Infrastructure Tax Cred. Act   REF SEN

S3297    Greenstein,L    Sexual assault treatment-hosp. training   REF SHH

S3298    Greenstein,L    Drug rehab. fac, pharm manuf-proh owning   REF SHH

S3299    Gopal,V    Min. wage-raises to $10.10 per hr.   REF SLA

S3300    Gopal,V    Post-traumatic stress-driv self-identify   REF STR

S3301    Cryan,J/Ruiz,M    Hosp-Based Viol Intervention Prog-estab   REF SHH

S3302    Cryan,J    Health clinics/urgent care fac-reg./req.   REF SHH

S3303    Cryan,J/Ruiz,M    Viol. counseling svc.-Medicaid   REF SHH

S3304    Cryan,J/Vitale,J    Osteopathis Manipulative Med. Pilot Prog   REF SHH

S3305    Singer,R    Sch. student w/severe allergies-concerns   REF SED

S3306    Beach,J    One-stop event planning contact-desig.   REF SSG

S3307    Beach,J/Brown,C    Casino gambling, underage-penalty   REF SSG

S3308    Vitale,J    Intrauterine insemination-health ins req   REF SCM

S3309    Vitale,J    Viol. Intervention Prog.-estab.   REF SLP

S3310    Vitale,J    Med.-elig. emp.-choose health benf. plan   REF SSG

S3311    Vitale,J/Ruiz,M    Parent, guardian terms-req. on st. forms   REF SSG

S3312    Vitale,J/Codey,R    Viol. intervention progs.-trauma ctr.   REF SHH

S3313    Vitale,J/Singleton,T    Firefighters cancer data-req. registry   REF SHH

S3314    Vitale,J/Cryan,J    Medication asst. treatment benf-prog req   REF SHH



Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S3315    Vitale,J/Ruiz,M    Meds. self-admin.-permits certain   REF SED

S3316    Brown,C/Gopal,V    Atlantic City Intern. Airport Spaceport   REF STR

S3317    Sarlo,P    Reference-based pricing-directs study   REF SSG

S3318    Gopal,V/Scutari,N    Unmanned aircraft-clarifies trespassing   REF SLP

S3319    Gopal,V/Singer,R    Long-term care fac.-concerns tax credit   REF SHH

S3320    Singleton,T/Bucco,A.R.    Jr Firefighter Auxiliary-concerns duties   REF SLP

S3321    Singleton,T    Lifelong learning accts-concerns contrib   REF SBA

S3322    Scutari,N    Cat dog welfare, crim case-prov advocate   REF SJU

S3323    Cryan,J/Ruiz,M    Victim counseling svc-concern trauma ctr   REF SLP

S3324    Oroho,S    Risks of camping-prov. limited liab prot   REF SJU

S3325    Bateman,C/Gopal,V    Horse, St. animal lic plate-auth   REF STR

S3326    Greenstein,L    Postpartum coverage, Medicaid-extend   REF SHH

S3327    Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Latino, Hispanic Heritage-estab. comm.   REF SED

S3328    Van Drew,J    Travel/tourism industry recovery-report   REF SSG

S3329    Kean,T    Count the Kicks-estab. camp.   REF SHH

S3330    Addiego,D    Child care svc.-permit sch. prop. use   REF SED

S3331    Rice,R    Co. coll. bd. search process-estab. req.   REF SHI

S3332    Rice,R/Cunningham,S    MV Surcharge Community Svc. Prog.   REF SLP

SJR116    Andrzejczak,B..    Dairy Week-desig. last full week of June   REF SEG

SJR118    Doherty,M/Beach,J+8    Women Vet. Month-desig. March   REF SMV

SR114    Pennacchio,J/Thompson,S    India permanent memb United Nations-urge   REF SSG

SR115    Cryan,J    Admit Puerto Rico as st.-urges   REF SSG

SR117    Cryan,J    Return generators, Puerto Rico-urges   REF SSG

SR118    Greenstein,L    Hate, bias crimes-condemns   REF SLP

SR119    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T    Promote gleaning-urges Dept Agriculture   REF SHH


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 Transferred:

S2634    Lagana,J.A.    Internet websites, commercial-concerns   FROM SLP TO SCM

S2641    Lagana,J.A.    Internet prov-subscriber id confidential   FROM SEG TO SCM

S3170    Cryan,J/Pou,N    Plant closing, transfer, layoff-concerns   FROM SLA TO SCM

S3171    Cryan,J/Pou,N    Econ devel subsidies-concerns recapture   FROM SEG TO SCM

Co-Sponsors Added:

S296   (Singer,R)    Pub. sch. dist.-subcontract agreements

S528   (Kean,T)    Jobs Prot. Act-req. verification of emp.

S1339   (Turner,S)    Behavioral health care svcs-expand insur

S1500   (Gopal,V; Weinberg,L)    Campaign finan. disclosures-concerns

S2252 Scs (SCS)   (Bateman,C; Diegnan,P; Gopal,V)    Plug-in electric veh. charging sys-estab

S2470   (Bucco,A.R.)    Medicaid reimb., nursing homes-review

S2668   (Diegnan,P)    Library Aid;$10.5M

S2915   (Bateman,C; Diegnan,P; Doherty,M; Stack,B; Thompson,S; Vitale,J)    Accidential disab. benf.-concerns elig.

S2972   (Bateman,C)    Devel disab-corp bus tax/income tax cred

S2992 Sca (1R)   (Thompson,S)    Horse racing purse subsidies-concerns

S3041   (Singer,R)    Minors-concerns working hrs.

S3086   (Bateman,C)    Plant species, cert.-proh. sale

S3089   (Singer,R)    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

S3133   (Turner,S)    Shore co.-concerns St. and loc. taxes

S3219   (Thompson,S)    Census-based funding-spec. ed.

S3246 Sca (1R)   (Greenstein,L)    Pass-through bus. alternative tax-estab.

S3248   (Bucco,A.R.)    Taxation budget request-elim. cap

S3257   (Bucco,A.R.)    Corp bus. tax, emp. reservists-prov cred

S3263   (Codey,R)    Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Adv. Council

S3266   (Bucco,A.R.)    Parking meter fees-exempts vets

S3327   (Pou,N)   Latino, Hispanic Heritage-estab. comm.

SJR94   (Turner,S)    Opioid Antidote Admin. Comm-estab. temp.

SJR113   (Bucco,A.R.)    Tree of Life Remembrance Day-Oct. 27

SJR114   (Bucco,A.R.)    Women Vet Appreciation Day-desig June 12

SJR118  (Bateman,C; Brown,C; Cardinale,G; Corrado,K; Kean,T; Oroho,S; Pennacchio,J; Thompson,S)  Women Vet. Month-desig. March


Prime Sponsors Added:

S1364 Aa (1R)   (Andrzejczak,B)    Wildwoods Tourism Improvement-funding

S1373   (Andrzejczak,B)    Home health care agencies-concerns

S1422   (Singleton,T)    Foreclosure prop.-creditors maintain

S2371   (Singleton,T)    Vol. ff-permits incl. health benf. plan

S3133   (Andrzejczak,B)    Shore co.-concerns St. and loc. taxes

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1347   (Greenstein,L)    Contraceptives, reversible-encourage use

S2475   (Pou,N)    Insur. producers-proh. cert. standards

S3020   (Bucco,A.R.)    Auto insur.-proh. sex as rating factor

S3041   (Gopal,V)    Minors-concerns working hrs.

S3055   (Vitale,J)    Health care fac.-concerns bldg standards

S3086   (Gill,N)    Plant species, cert.-proh. sale

S3220   (Thompson,S)    Tax levy limits-concerns sch. State aid

S3235   (Kean,T)    Farm Liaison-estab.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S2891 Sca (1R)   (Turner,S)    Secure Choice Savings Prog. Act

S3198   (O'Scanlon,D)    Treatment prog completion-reduce fines



The Senate President has made the following appointments:


*Effective January 7, 2019


New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board:


Erica M. Stevenson, to replace Karen Gentile, resigned.

Kathryn Burns Collins, to replace Aline Holmes.


Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission:


Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31), to replace Gregg L. Zeff.


*Effective January 8, 2019


Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Senator Steven V. Oroho (24), to replace Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).


The Senate President has made the following re-appointment:


*Effective January 7, 2019

New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board:

Theresa A. Wurmser, to replace Mary Beth Russell, resigned.

Note to the 12/17/2018 Digest:

Co-Sponsors Added:


SCR110 SaSa (2R)   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.








Democratic Leadership:


Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), Senate President

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37), Majority Leader

Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (29), Senate President Pro Tempore

Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31), Deputy Majority Leader

Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36), Deputy Majority Leader

Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (22), Deputy Majority Leader

Senator James Beach (6), Assistant Majority Leader

Senator Linda R. Greenstein (14), Assistant Majority Leader

Senator Vin Gopal (11),  Majority Conference Leader


Republican Leadership:


Senator Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21), Republican Leader

Senator Robert W. Singer (30), Deputy Minority Leader

Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25), Conference Leader

Senator Chris A. Brown (2), Deputy Conference Leader

Senator Joseph Pennacchio (26), Republican Whip

Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (8), Deputy Whip

Senator Steven V. Oroho (24), Republican Budget Officer


The Senate President has made the following committee assignments:




Community and Urban Affairs (SCU)


Troy Singleton (7) (Chair)

Ronald L. Rice (28) (Vice-Chair)

Christopher J. Connors (9)

Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)

Brian P. Stack (33)


Education (SED)


M.Teresa Ruiz (29) (Chair)

Shirley K. Turner (15) (Vice-Chair)

James Beach (6)

Sandra B. Cunningham (31)

Michael J. Doherty (23)

Samuel D. Thompson (12)


Labor (SLA)


Fred H. Madden, Jr. (4) (Chair)

Joseph A. Lagana (38) (Vice-Chair)

Dawn Marie Addiego (8)

Anthony R. Bucco (25)

Linda R. Greenstein (14)





The Senate President has made the following committee assignments: (cont’d)




Transportation (STR)


Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18) (Chair)

Joseph F. Vitale (19) (Vice-Chair)

Nia H. Gill (34)

James W. Holzapfel (10)

Nicholas J. Sacco (32)

Robert W. Singer (30)




Budget and Appropriations (SBA)


Paul A. Sarlo (36) (Chair))

Sandra B. Cunningham (31) (Vice-Chair)

Dawn Marie Addiego (8)

Bob Andrzejczak (1)

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5)

Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18)

Linda R. Greenstein (14)

Steven V. Oroho (24)

Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)

M. Teresa Ruiz (29)

Troy Singleton (7)

Samuel D. Thompson (12)


Commerce (SCM)


Nellie Pou (35) (Chair)

Joseph Cryan (20) (Vice-Chair)

Gerald Cardinale (39)

Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)

Nicholas P. Scutari (22)


Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens (SHH)


Joseph F. Vitale (19) (Chair)

Fred H. Madden, Jr. (4) (Vice-Chair)

Anthony R. Bucco (25)

Richard J. Codey (27)

Kristin M. Corrado (40)

Vin Gopal (11)

James W. Holzapfel (10)

Joseph A. Lagana (38)

Ronald L. Rice (28)

Robert W. Singer (30)






The Senate President has made the following committee assignments: (cont’d)




Economic Growth (SEG)


Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) (Chair)

Troy Singleton (7) (Vice-Chair)

Steven V. Oroho (24)

Joseph Pennacchio (26)

Shirley K. Turner (15) 


Environment and Energy (SEN)


Bob Smith (17) (Chair)

Linda Greenstein (14) (Vice-Chair)

Christopher “Kip” Bateman (16)

Richard J. Codey (27)

Kristin M. Corrado (40)


Higher Education (SHI)


Sandra B. Cunningham (31) (Chair)

Vin Gopal (11) (Vice-Chair)

Chris A. Brown (2)

Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)

M.Teresa Ruiz (29)




Judiciary (SJU)


Nicholas P. Scutari (22) (Chair)

Nellie Pou (35) (Vice-Chair)

Christopher “Kip” Bateman (16)

Gerald Cardinale (39)

Kristin M. Corrado (40)

Michael J. Doherty (23)

Joseph A. Lagana (38)

Paul A. Sarlo (36)

Troy Singleton (7)

Bob Smith (17)

Loretta Weinberg (37)


Law and Public Safety (SLP)


Linda R. Greenstein (14) (Chair)

Joseph Cryan (20) (Vice-Chair)

Dawn Marie Addiego (8)

Nia H. Gill (34)

Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)

Nicholas J. Sacco (32)




The Senate President has made the following committee assignments: (cont’d)




Military and Veterans’ Affairs (SMV)


Vin Gopal (11) (Chair)

Bob Andrzejczak (1) (Vice-Chair)

Christopher J. Connors (9)

Joseph Pennacchio (26)

Shirley K. Turner (15)


State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation (SSG)


James Beach (6) (Chair)

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) (Vice-Chair)

Chris A. Brown (2)

Brian P. Stack (33)

Samuel D. Thompson (12)


Senate Standing Administrative Committee:


Senate Legislative Oversight (SLO)


Brian P. Stack (33) (Chair)

Loretta Weinberg (37) (Vice -Chair)

Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)

Nia H. Gill (34)

Robert W. Singer (30)


The Senate adjourned at 4:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 17, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).


Bills Introduced:

A4826    Mazzeo,V    Prop. Tax Assessment Study Comm.-estab.   REF ASL

A4827    McKeon,J    Erroneous electronic payment-criminalize   REF AFI

A4828    Lopez,Y    Resid. automatic pesticide mist sys-proh   REF AAN

A4829    Lopez,Y    Apprenticeship mentoring prog cert-estab   REF ALA

A4830    Lopez,Y/Schaer,G    Gov. Urban Scholarship Prog.-extend elig   REF AHI

A4831    Lopez,Y/Vainieri Huttle,V+1    Sex Harassment training-restaurant emp   REF AJU

A4832    Lopez,Y    Temp. help svc. firms-regulates, expands   REF ALA

A4833    Lopez,Y/Dancer,R    Gold Star Family Member-concerns id   REF AMV

A4834    Lopez,Y    Medicare suppl. insur.-concerns   REF AHE

A4835    Lopez,Y/McKeon,J    Unbanked,Underbanked Consumers Comm.   REF AFI

A4836    Vainieri Huttle,V    Family leave info.-req. distribution   REF AWC

A4837    Vainieri Huttle,V    Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Adv. Council   REF AHU

A4838    Tully,P/Swain,L+4    Telecommunication-terminate cert. svc.   REF ACO

A4839    Swain,L/Mosquera,G    Sex assault, cruise ship-directs PANYNJ   REF AWC

A4840    Quijano,A    Cat dog welfare, crim case-prov advocate   REF AJU

A4841    Pintor Marin,E    2019-2020 budget message-extend deadline   REF ABU

A4842    Burzichelli,J    Real Estate Installment Contract Act   REF AFI

A4843    Wimberly,B    High labor-demand industry-degree prog.   REF AHI

A4844    Murphy,C/Karabinchak,R    Hazing conviction-inelig. St. finan. aid   REF AHI

A4845    Mukherji,R/Armato,J    Shark fins-proh, cert sale or possession   REF AAN

A4846    Mukherji,R    Pharm. benf. managers-reg. info.   REF AFI


Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A4847    Mukherji,R/Chiaravalloti,N    Contraceptives, reversible-encourage use   REF AHU

A4848    Karabinchak,R    Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-examine   REF AED

A4849    Benson,D/Carter,L    Quinn Wilson's law-stillbirth, tax. cred   REF AHU

A4850    Benson,D    Pupil transp.-req. sch. bus inspection   REF AED

A4851    Benson,D/Caputo,R    SHBP, SEHBP health care benf.-req.   REF ASL

A4852    Johnson,G    Exemp. sales/use tax-cert. nat gas equip   REF AST

A4853    Johnson,G    Crim homicide, pub worship-concerns   REF AJU

A4854    McKeon,J    Cybersecurity-devel. awareness materials   REF AST

A4855    Jones,P/Kennedy,J+1    EDA memb.- concerns small bus. community   REF ACE

A4856    Murphy,C    Hunger-Free Student's Bill of Rights Act   REF AED

A4857    Kean,S    Crime victim statement-OPRA exempt   REF ASL

A4858    Kean,S    Sch. bd. memb.-clarifies provision   REF AED

A4859    Speight,S/Tucker,C    Mun. parking taxes-auth. surcharges   REF ABU

A4860    Murphy,C/Dancer,R    Communication tech-creates crim. offense   REF ARP

A4861    Dancer,R    Pub. sch. security off-permits body vest   REF AED

A4862    Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A    Don't block the box-estab pilot prog.   REF ATR

A4863    Dancer,R+1    Crowdfunding theft-upgrades   REF AJU

A4864    Howarth,J/Peters,R    Child care svc.-permit sch. prop. use   REF AWC

A4865    Jasey,M/Vainieri Huttle,V    Later school start time-estab pilot prog   REF AED

A4866    Jasey,M/Vainieri Huttle,V+1    Opioid antidote emerg. admin.-concerns   REF AHI

A4867    Pinkin,N/Lopez,Y    Organic waste, landfills-reduction   REF AEN

A4868    Murphy,C    Limited brewery lic-auth cert activities   REF AOF

A4869    Vainieri Huttle,V    Surveillance cameras-req. spec. ed class   REF AED

A4870    Jasey,M/Zwicker,A    St. forms-req. modernization   REF AHU

A4871    Moriarty,P+1    Sex orientation change efforts-proh.   REF AHE

A4872    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+2    Disability, emp. awareness camp.-estab.   REF AHU

A4873    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Disab. emp. info. webpage-creates   REF AHU

A4874    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+1    Model Emp., People w/Disabilities-create   REF AHU

A4875    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+1    Disability emp. trends, gaps-identify   REF AHU

A4876    Downey,J    Co. welfare agencies-req screening   REF AHU

A4877    Downey,J/Zwicker,A    Patient gender/sex info-req hosp collect   REF AHU

A4878    Kennedy,J/Jasey,M+1    Non-binary gender driv. lic-permits   REF ATR

A4879    McKnight,A    Sch. dress code-proh. denying admittance   REF AED

A4880    Quijano,A/Wimberly,B    Civil actions-req. two yr. limitation   REF AJU

A4881    Carroll,M/Munoz,N    Mail in voter-permit notarized signature   REF ASL

A4882    Kennedy,J    Accidental disab retir allowance-concern   REF AHS

A4883    Armato,J/Lopez,Y+18    Opioid addiction risk-req hosp warn   REF AHE

A4884    Giblin,T    Pub. movers viol.-revise penal.   REF ARP

ACR210    Tully,P/Swain,L    Sept. 11 Victims Comp Fund.-urges   REF ALP

ACR211    Murphy,C    Coverage denial, preexisting cond.-proh.   REF AFI

AJR182    Pinkin,N/Schaer,G+1    Tree of Life Remembrance Day-Oct. 27   REF ASL

AR209    Kean,S    Dangers of drowning-urges discussion   REF AHE

AR210    Chiaravalloti,N/Jasey,M    Trump admin transgender policy-condemns   REF AHU

AR211    Armato,J/Spearman,W+24    PATH Act-urges Congress pass   REF ALA

AR218    Downey,J    Fed. gov. shutdown-condemns   REF AHU


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/Referred to Committee:

S366 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Singleton,T+2    Manufacturing bus, cert.-concerns assist   REF ARP

S406    Pennacchio,J/Turner,S+7    Innocence Study and Review Comm.-creates   REF AJU

S538 ScaScaSa (3R)    Oroho,S/Stack,B+4    Low-income housing-tax exemp. extension   REF AHO

S604 Sca (1R)    Smith,B    Electric power suppliers-concerns lic.   REF ATU

S605 Sca (1R)    Smith,B    Nat. gas suppliers-concerns lic.   REF ATU

S688    Ruiz,M/Beach,J+3    Early Innovation Inspiration Sch. Prog.   REF AED

S782 Sca (1R)    Sarlo,P/Scutari,N    Loss of hand or foot-incr. worker's comp   REF ALA

S1135    Bucco,A.R./Gopal,V+3    Emerg. drug dispensing-concerns   REF AHE

S1373    Andrzejczak,B..+1    Home health care agencies-concerns   REF AHE

S1576    Cruz-Perez,N/Singleton,T    Econ. devel. subsidies, cert.-concerning   REF ACE

S1761    Weinberg,L/Singleton,T+3    Address Confidentiality Prog-estab.   REF AHE

S2330 ScaSa (2R)    Brown,C/Van Drew,J+3    Casino emp. regis.-concerns key emp. lic   REF ATG

S2354 Sca (1R)    Bucco,A.R.    Workers' comp.-req. for cert. corp.   REF ALA

S2454    Madden,F    Fabrication, cert.-concerns wage req.   REF AAP


Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee: (cont’d)


S2525    Singleton,T/Cunningham,S+5    Veterans, homeless-prov. legal svcs.   REF AMV

S2575    Diegnan,P/Greenstein,L    Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-examine   REF AED

S2656    Pou,N/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Puerto Rico Comm.-estab.   REF ASL

S2753 Sca (1R)    Doherty,M/Bateman,C+1    Dogs-allowed, tasting areas of breweries   REF AOF

S2804 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M/Turner,S+3    Eye exam-req. children entering pub. sch   REF AED

S2922    Vitale,J/O'Scanlon,D    Organ donation/med. examiners-concerns   REF AHE

S2992 Sca (1R)    Gopal,V/Sarlo,P+3    Horse racing purse subsidies-concerns   REF AAP

S3072    Singleton,T/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Sign Fabrication Safety Qual. Assurance   REF ACE

S3206    Pou,N/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Unbanked,Underbanked Consumers Comm.   REF AFI

S3246 Sca (1R)    Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+4    Pass-through bus. alternative tax-estab.   REF AAP

SCR135    Greenstein,L/Bateman,C+1    Pollution-govt. fd. clean-up plastic   REF AEN

SCR137    Smith,B/Sarlo,P+5    Plastics recycling marketplace-estab.   REF AEN

SCR150 Sca (1R)    Bateman,C/Greenstein,L    Delaware Riv. Basin wastewater-urges   REF AEN

SJR53    Ruiz,M/Turner,S+1    Paraprof Sch Related Personnel Day-desig   REF AED

SJR83    Van Drew,J+2    F-35 fighter jets-express support   REF AMV

SJR86    Van Drew,J/Singleton,T+5    American Legion-honors on 100th anniv.   REF AMV

SJR106    Gopal,V/Corrado,K+2    Law Enforce. Off. Appreciation Day-Jan 9   REF ALP

Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S1214 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N+2    NJ Land Bank Law  

S1435 Sca (1R)    Van Drew,J/Beach,J+1    Viticulture Trail Sign Prog.-creates  

S2297 ScaSca (2R)    Kean,T/Beach,J    Blockchain Initiative Task Force-estab.  

S2345    Bucco,A.R./Singleton,T+4    Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope  

S2557 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T/Oroho,S+1    Prevailing wage-allows stop-work orders  

SCR118    Cryan,J/Bateman,C+2    Natural gas pipelines-conform w/NJ reg.  

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

A3742    Conaway,H/Benson,D    911 svc fac-equip w/Next Generation sys   FROM AAP  

Co-Sponsors Added:

A132   (Karabinchak,R)    Info. literacy-req. instruction

A259   (Taliaferro,A)    Accidential disab. benf.-concerns elig.

A314   (Spearman,W)    Isolated Confinement Restriction Act

A327/1149/3254 Acs (ACS)   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    College textbooks-concerns

A346   (Verrelli,A)    Donated leave prog. for St. emp-codifies

A365   (Giblin,T; Downey,J)    Maternity law, 48 hr.-notify insured

A672   (Zwicker,A; Dancer,R)    High sch grad. proficiency test-concerns

A1010   (Verrelli,A; Murphy,C)    Mental health record-concern expungement

A1014   (Mukherji,R)    Law Against Discrim.-amends

A1091   (Wimberly,B)    Child custody-concerns

A1102   (Murphy,C)    Vet. Asst. Grant Prog.-estab

A1118   (Downey,J)    Tuition expenses-income tax deduct.

A1141   (Downey,J)    Sr. housing-install emerg. generators

A1142   (Downey,J; Reynolds-Jackson,V; Giblin,T)    Victimization, sr cit/disab-create crime

A1242 Aca (1R)   (Munoz,N)    Discrim. claims-concerns

A1368   (Murphy,C)    Automatic defibrillator-requires

A1422   (Murphy,C)    Amer. Sign Language interpreter-meetings

A1460   (Land,R)    Svc. contracts - automatic renewal

A1524   (Schepisi,H)    Campaign finan. disclosures-concerns

A1732   (Murphy,C)    Community Mental Health Safety Net Act

A1811   (Benson,D)    Land owner liab.-add cert. activities

A1828   (Murphy,C)    Higher ed.-prov. mental health care prog

A1897   (Freiman,R)    Light frame resid. constr-estab restrict

A1909/4404 Acs (ACS)   (Webber,J)    Sexual assault, minor-guilty of assault

A1937   (Webber,J)    9-1-1 calls-exemp. cert. health info.

A1972   (Verrelli,A)    Tipped workers-incr. min. wage

A2090   (Webber,J)    Autocabs, cert.-permits digital meters

A2165   (Giblin,T; Downey,J)    Vet. housing-grant tax cred. to devel.

A2431   (Conaway,H)    Prescription drugs-health benf. coverage

A2540   (Webber,J)    Energy assist benf-verify not deceased

A2543   (Webber,J)    Energy assist. benf.-verify income

A2550 Aca (1R)   (Murphy,C)    Mil., active duty-waive insur. co-pymts

A2552 Aca (1R)   (Webber,J)    BPU pub meetings-live internet broadcast

A2606   (Webber,J)    MVC database-mark deceased individuals



Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A2903   (Verrelli,A)    Wages, failure to pay-concerns law

A2922   (Land,R)    Police, FF-estab. 5 yr. resid. req.

A2929   (Murphy,C)    Local unit sharing of svcs.-encourage

A3072   (Calabrese,C)    Tiny Home Pilot Prog.-estab.

A3096/4049 Acs (ACS)   (Danielsen,J; Kennedy,J; Timberlake,B; Taliaferro,A; Land,R; Giblin,T; Benson,D; Mejia,P; Verrelli,A;

    DiMaio,J; Wolfe,D; McGuckin,G; McKnight,A; Freiman,R; Holley,J; Zwicker,A; Bramnick,J; Quijano,A)    Unclaimed Util Deposit Trust

A3101   (Bucco,A.M.)    Arts and tourism-incr. hotel fee rev.

A3185   (Bucco,A.M.; Murphy,C; Wimberly,B; Johnson,G; Karabinchak,R; Freiman,R)    Ed. subcontracting agreements-concerns

A3245 Aca (1R)   (Verrelli,A)    Breach of security, online acct-disclose

A3395   (Bucco,A.M.; Johnson,G)    Pub. sch. dist.-subcontract agreements

A3525   (Verrelli,A)    Prescr. Drug Consumer Transparency Act

A3578   (DePhillips,C)    Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

A3612   (Verrelli,A)    Vet suicide pub svc announcement-concern

A3625   (Jasey,M)    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency

A3645 Aca (1R)   (Verrelli,A)    Suicide Prev Advis Council-DOH estab

A3648   (Verrelli,A; DeAngelo,W)    Sexual abuse-remove limitations statute

A3650 Aca (1R)   (Mukherji,R)    Streptomyces Griseus-desig State Microbe

A3664   (Murphy,C; Johnson,G; Verrelli,A; Freiman,R; Karabinchak,R)    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

A3722   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Incarcerated person-student finan. aid

A3801   (Dancer,R; Murphy,C)    Library Aid;$10.5M

A3866   (Murphy,C)    Suicide prev. training-concerns

A3867   (Murphy,C)    Wineries, cert-ship directly to consumer

A3872   (McKnight,A)    Prof. occup. bd.-req. crim. hist .

A3945   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Vet peer support help line-study

A4040   (Jasey,M)    Plastic carryout bags-concerns

A4272   (Bucco,A.M.)    Nursing svcs.-concerns health benf.

A4290   (Johnson,G)    Immigrant obtaining prof. lic.-concerns

A4293   (Peterson,E)    Insur. Fair Conduct Act

A4310   (Jasey,M; Jimenez,A; Caputo,R; Bucco,A.M.; Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Eye exam-req. children entering pub. sch

A4330   (Carter,L)    Plastic carryout bags-proh.

A4352   (DeCroce,B; Johnson,G; Sumter,S; Karabinchak,R)    Sch. dist. emp.-concerns health benf.

A4378   (Murphy,C)    Art District-estab.

A4413   (Giblin,T)    Racing Comm.-purse subsidies;$20M

A4446   (Murphy,C)    Mental health-part of ed. curriculum

A4463   (DiMaio,J)    Electronic Permit Processing Review Sys.

A4500   (Murphy,C)    Juv. youth at risk, delinquency-art prog

A4520   (Peters,R)    Shore co.-concerns St. and loc. taxes

A4522   (Karabinchak,R)    Sexual misconduct, higher ed.-report

A4547   (Swain,L; Downey,J)    Crimes against elderly/disab.-concerns

A4577   (Kennedy,J)    Warehouses, Solar-ready-concerns

A4592   (Murphy,C; Verrelli,A)    Mental health instruct.-sch students req

A4623   (Karabinchak,R)    Coll Loans, Assist St Students Loan Prog

A4653 Aca (1R)   (Verrelli,A)    Overdraft prot. svcs.-concerns

A4679   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Sensitivity training-athletic dir, coach

A4698   (Jasey,M)    Civil animal cruelty penalties

A4739   (Jasey,M)    Civics instruct., guidelines, fd.-reqs.

A4743   (Zwicker,A)    MV Lic. & id. cards-creates categories

A4801   (Johnson,G; Benson,D)    Viol. Intervention Prog.-estab.

A4802   (Pintor Marin,E)    Viol. intervention progs.-trauma ctr.

A4803   (Reynolds-Jackson,V; Benson,D)    Victim. cert crimes-concerns billing

A4804   (Johnson,G; Benson,D)    Viol. counseling svc.-Medicaid

A4805   (Pintor Marin,E; Reynolds-Jackson,V; Benson,D)    Victim counseling svc-concern trauma ctr

A4806   (Johnson,G; Pintor Marin,E)    Hosp-Based Viol Intervention Prog-estab

A4810   (Caputo,R)    Horse racing purse subsidies-concerns

A4815   (DeAngelo,W; Benson,D; Karabinchak,R; Mazzeo,V; Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Library Network svc.-$750K

A4817   (DeAngelo,W)    Promote local hiring-auth. cert. fd.

A4819   (Holley,J; DeAngelo,W; Land,R)    Plug-in electric veh. charging sys-estab

A4821   (Benson,D)    Global Warming Resp. Act-new timeframes

A4825   (Benson,D)    Postpartum coverage, Medicaid-extend

A4831   (Benson,D)    Sex Harassment training-restaurant emp  

A4863   (Peters,R)   Crowdfunding theft-upgrades  

A4866   (Karabinchak,R)   Opioid antidote emerg. admin.-concerns  

A4872   (Vainieri Huttle, V)   Disability, emp. awareness camp.-estab.  

A4874   (Vainieri Huttle, V)     Model Emp., People w/Disabilities-create 

A4875   (Vainieri Huttle, V)     Disability emp. trends, gaps-identify  

A4878  (Downey,J)   Non-binary gender driv. lic-permits  

ACR156   (Verrelli,A)    Pet shops-sell shelter animals

ACR197   (Kennedy,J)    Plastics recycling marketplace-estab.

ACR200   (Land,R)    9-1-1 sys. and emerg. response-maintain




Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


AJR135   (Mukherji,R; Danielsen,J)    Muslim Awareness Appreciation Mo-Aug

AJR182   (Vainieri Huttle,V)     Tree of Life Remembrance Day-Oct. 27

AR134   (Pinkin,N)    Finan. literacy-undergrad. req. course

AR164   (Holley,J)    Northeast Supply Enhancement Proj-oppose

AR191   (Downey,J)    SNAP elig req-expand to higher ed instit

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A354   (Conaway,H)    Trichloropropane, drinking water-concern

A676   (Murphy,C)    Drinking water-higher. ed. req. test

A1110   (Houghtaling,E)    Loss of hand or foot-incr. worker's comp

A1121   (Giblin,T)    St. Law Enforcement Off. Bill of Rights

A1127   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Child study team memb.-concerns

A1129   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Emp. practices, cert.-proh.

A1139 Aca (1R)   (Giblin,T)    Skateboards, motorized-restricts use

A1141   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Sr. housing-install emerg. generators

A1723   (Benson,D)    Tobacco products-proh sale at pharmacies

A2476   (Verrelli,A)    Consumer contract complaints-concerns

A2680   (Kean,S)    Cursive handwriting-incl. instruction

A2727   (Murphy,C)    Mental health commitment proc-represent

A2818   (Murphy,C)    Legal settlements, cert.-concerns

A3035   (Murphy,C)    Mental Health Access Act

A3079   (Verrelli,A)    Customer billing practices-concerns

A3249   (Murphy,C)    Hazing, mental or emotional-criminalizes

A3263   (Murphy,C)    Mental Health-estab. req., reimb. sys.

A3264   (Murphy,C)    Mental health-St. reimb. treatment svc.

A3329   (Murphy,C)    We Support the Arts-auth lic. plate

A3561   (Murphy,C)    Mental Health Advocacy Div-transfer, DHS

A4198   (Downey,J)    Disab., sr. cit. victimization-crime

A4218   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Human Trafficking Comm.;$100K

A4463   (Egan,J)    Electronic Permit Processing Review Sys.

A4725   (Quijano,A)    Zoning off. cert. prog.-establishes

A4766   (Murphy,C)    Expanded Addiction Initiatives-appr. 25M

A4768   (Murphy,C)    Sober living homes-clarifies auth.

A4786   (Benson,D)    Parking meter fees-exempts vets

A4787   (Benson,D)    Corp bus. tax, emp. reservists-prov cred

A4792   (Benson,D)    Student loans-estab. tax credit

A4794   (Jasey,M)    Charter sch finan. reporting-concerns

A4801   (Pintor Marin,E)    Viol. Intervention Prog.-estab.

A4802   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Viol. intervention progs.-trauma ctr.

A4803   (Johnson,G)    Victim. cert crimes-concerns billing

A4804   (Pintor Marin,E)    Viol. counseling svc.-Medicaid

A4805   (Johnson,G)    Victim counseling svc-concern trauma ctr

A4806   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Hosp-Based Viol Intervention Prog-estab

AJR142   (Downey,J)    Better Hearing, Speech Mo.-desig. May

AR92   (Murphy,C)    Jt. Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst-keep open

AR115   (Mazzeo,V)    Organ harvesting-denounces

AR208   (Benson,D)    Hate, bias crimes-condemns

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A112   (Giblin,T)    Water & sewer svcs-concerns resid. rates

A365   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Maternity law, 48 hr.-notify insured

A367   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Parole, probation-voter regis assistance

A368   (Giblin,T)    Health Enterprise Zone law-amends

A823   (Verrelli,A)    Correction off-reinstate sick leave prog

A830   (Verrelli,A)    First responders-prov family leave insur

A1110   (Dancer,R)    Loss of hand or foot-incr. worker's comp

A1126   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Post-release emp.-concerns

A1129   (Giblin,T)    Emp. practices, cert.-proh.

A1141   (Giblin,T)    Sr. housing-install emerg. generators

A1306   (Murphy,C)    Drug evidence testing-concerns

A2165   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Vet. housing-grant tax cred. to devel.

A2408   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Minorities, women-constr. training

A3329   (Mukherji,R)    We Support the Arts-auth lic. plate

A3979   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Incarcerated primary caretaker parents

A4185   (Verrelli,A)    Scams, frauds-telecommunication svc warn

A4272   (Benson,D)    Nursing svcs.-concerns health benf.

Third Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A4374   (Verrelli,A)    Safe and Sanitary Rental Housing Act

A4517   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Eviction Crisis Task Force-estab.

A4552   (Murphy,C)    Dogs and cats-proh. leasing

A4570   (Swain,L)    Pub. util. svc.-concerns disconnection

A4635   (Swain,L)    Pub. util. svc.-concerns disconnection

A4801   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Viol. Intervention Prog.-estab.

A4802   (Benson,D)    Viol. intervention progs.-trauma ctr.

A4803   (Pintor Marin,E)    Victim. cert crimes-concerns billing

A4804   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Viol. counseling svc.-Medicaid

A4806   (Benson,D)    Hosp-Based Viol Intervention Prog-estab

A4808   (Chaparro,A)    Pub. sch., St. aid-income tax contrib.

A4821   (Kennedy,J)    Global Warming Resp. Act-new timeframes

A4833   (DeAngelo,W)   Gold Star Family Member-concerns id  

A4865   (Murphy,C)   Later school start time-estab pilot prog 

A4866   (Calabrese,C)  Opioid antidote emerg. admin.-concerns  

A4867   (Kennedy,J)     Organic waste, landfills-reduction  

ACR210   (Pinkin,N)   Sept. 11 Victims Comp Fund.-urges 

AR115   (Munoz,N)    Organ harvesting-denounces

AR143   (Caputo,R)    Natl. banking policies-enact legislation

AR210  (Vainieri Huttle,V)  Trump admin transgender policy-condemns  


Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3395   (Wimberly,B)    Pub. sch. dist.-subcontract agreements

A3836   (Jasey,M)    Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act


The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:


*Effective December 28, 2018

New Jersey State Commission of Investigation:


John A. Hoffman, of Somerset.


The Assembly Republican Leader has made the following appointment:


*Effective January 7, 2019

Commission to Review Constructive Sentences of Life Imprisonment on Juvenile Offenders:


Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (13).

Note to the 12/03/2018 Digest:

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:


A1418    McKnight,A/Chiaravalloti,N+4    Sr. cit. high-rise bldgs.-security req.   REP REF AAP *NOT* REP

Note to the 12/10/2018 Digest:

Bills Introduced:


A4810    Burzichelli,J/Houghtaling,E    Horse racing purse subsidies-concerns   REF AAP *NOT* ATG



The Assembly adjourned at 5:38 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 17, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/17/18):


P.L.2018, c.161.   S2846    Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+2    12/19/2018    Ammunition magazines-ability to carry  

P.L.2018, c.162.   S630 ScaScaAca (3R)    Weinberg,L/Kean,T+16    12/20/2018    NJT-oversight, accountability reforms  

P.L.2018, c.163.   S2531 ScaAca w/GR (3R)    Beach,J/Jones,P    12/20/2018    Elections superintendent-concerns office  

P.L.2018, c.164.   S866 Sca w/GR (2R)    Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+2    12/20/2018    Emerg. assist.-extends cert. elig.  

P.L.2018, c.165.   A4782    Johnson,G/Conaway,H    12/20/2018    Predatory Towing Prev Act-clarification  

P.L.2018, c.166.   S959 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Greenstein,L+9    12/28/2018    Caregiver Task Force-establishes  

P.L.2018, c.167.   A1414 AcaSa (2R)    McKnight,A/Chiaravalloti,N+12    1/3/2019    Finan. literacy instr.-concerns  

P.L.2018, c.168.   A4597    Schaer,G/Swain,L+27    1/8/2019    Security aid, nonpub-incr. pupil fding  

P.L.2018, c.169.   A3906 AcaSa (2R)    Quijano,A/Vainieri Huttle,V+10    1/8/2019    Non-profit Security Grant Pilot Prog  


P.L.2018, JR-14.   SJR84    Van Drew,J/Chaparro,A+3    12/26/2018    Fair Housing Act-50th anniversary