for February 2, 2012


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Vol. XXIV No. 5                                                                                    215th Legislature $ First Annual Session



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, February 6, 2012 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).


Bills Introduced:

A2171    Conaway,H/Singleton,T    Health Benf. Exchange Act   REF AHE

A2172    Conaway,H    Health fac.-offer flu vaccine to workers   REF AHE

A2173    Conaway,H    Insur. broker transparency req-clarifies   REF AFI

A2174    Conaway,H    Health Care Reform Council-estab.   REF AHE

A2176    Conaway,H    Childhood immunizations-insur. reimb.   REF AHE

A2177    Conaway,H    Managed care plans-concerns referral   REF AFI

A2178    Conaway,H    Vol. physicians, cert.-civil immunity   REF AHE

A2179    Conaway,H    Assisted living fac.-concern admissions   REF AHE

A2180    Conaway,H    Bleeding Disorders Treatment Fd.   REF AHE

A2181    Conaway,H    Nursing Student Incentive Loan Act;$5M   REF AHE

A2182    Conaway,H    Dietian/Nutritionist Lic. Act   REF ARP

A2183    Conaway,H    Work First NJ recipient-concerns ed.   REF AHU

A2184    Conaway,H    Vet, wartime disab.-incr. paid allowance   REF AMV

A2185    Conaway,H    HPV vaccine-req. insur. to cover   REF AFI

A2186    Conaway,H    Pub. meetings-record, post on internet   REF ASG

A2187    Conaway,H    Epilepsy drugs-concerns dispensing   REF AHE

A2188    Conaway,H    Health care fac.-reuse returned drugs   REF AHE

A2189    Conaway,H    Hosp.-implement MRSA prev. prog.   REF AHE

A2190    Conaway,H    Tobacco use cessation svc.-insur. cover   REF AFI

A2191    Conaway,H    Physicians-complete Med. Bd. survey   REF ARP

A2192    Handlin,A    Prof svc contracts, mun-concerns awards   REF AHO

A2193    Handlin,A    Corrections off., cert.-concerns   REF ALP

A2194    Handlin,A    Candidate-concerns campaign contrib. use   REF ASG

A2195    Handlin,A    Used MV-issue regis plates cert mechanic   REF ATR

A2196    Amodeo,J/Brown,C.A.    Defacement of priv. prop.-incr. fine   REF AJU

A2197    Amodeo,J/Brown,C.A.    Megan's Law-changes reg. req.   REF ALP

A2198    Amodeo,J/Burzichelli,J    Bus, compressed natural gas-tax exemp.   REF ATR

A2199    Moriarty,P    Kulesh Kubert Bolis Law-cell phone viol.   REF ALP

A2200    Chivukula,U    Tigers-impose req, prevent illegal trade   REF AAN

A2201    Chivukula,U    Solemnize marriages-auth. cert celebrant   REF AJU

A2202    O'Donnell,J/Cryan,J    County-wide purch. sys.-estab.   REF AED

A2203    DeAngelo,W    Advocacy org.-disclose contrib. info.   REF ASG

A2204    DeAngelo,W    Insur. fraud-concerns   REF AFI

A2205    DeAngelo,W    Consumer contracts-concerns   REF ACO

A2206    Prieto,V    PAAD-incr. income elig. limits   REF AHE

A2207    Cryan,J    Econ. devel. incentives-reviews   REF ACE

A2208    Carroll,M    Ronald Reagan Mem. Hwy.-desig Rt. 15   REF ATR

A2209    Cryan,J    St. earned income cred prog-restore benf   REF ABU

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

A2210    Cryan,J    Income tax rates-lowers over 3 yr period   REF ABU

A2211    Cryan,J    Income tax rates-lowers over 3 yr period   REF ABU

A2212    Cryan,J    Income tax rates-lowers over 3 yr period   REF ABU

A2213    Cryan,J    Income tax rates-lowers, cert. taxpayers   REF ABU

A2214    Gusciora,R    Dental svcs.-concerns coverage   REF AFI

A2215    Gusciora,R    Veh., partial zero emissions-tax exemp.   REF ACE

A2216    Gusciora,R    Declaration of Independence-grave prog.   REF ATA

A2217    Gusciora,R    Unlawful conduct-estab. civil penal.   REF AJU

A2218    Gusciora,R    Mun. Court Prosecutors' Automated Sys   REF AJU

A2219    Gusciora,R    Pet shop laws and viol.-incr. penal.   REF AAN

A2220    Gusciora,R    Animal abuse-revise forfeiture procedure   REF AAN

A2221    Gusciora,R    Drugs, cert.-req. electronic record   REF AHE

A2222    Singleton,T    Emp. UI contrib.-changes   REF ALA

A2223    Singleton,T/Conaway,H+1    St. agency-issued permits-track online   REF ASG

A2225    Singleton,T/Conaway,H    Contractors-prov. emp. info.   REF ALA

A2227    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Escapees-concerns apprehension costs   REF ALP

A2228    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Breann's Law-health benf. for children   REF AFI

A2229    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Wireless phone-proh use, driv instructor   REF ALP

A2230    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Heating Oil, Propane Reserves Task Force   REF ATU

A2231    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    MV, St.-purch. cert. tires & motor oil   REF ASG

A2232    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Truck stop electrification sys.-study   REF ATR

A2233    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    St. mv fleet-calculate miles per gallon   REF ASG

A2234    Rumpf,B    Real prop.-exempts cert. transfer   REF AAP

A2235    Wagner,C/Eustace,T    Wages-concerns methods of paying   REF ALA

A2236    Prieto,V    Ambulance svcs.-Medicaid reimb.   REF AHU

A2237    Prieto,V    Mammograms, cert.-benefit coverage req.   REF AFI

A2238    Prieto,V    Commercial bus operators-info disclosure   REF ATR

A2239    Prieto,V    Constr. permits-concerns   REF AHO

A2240    Prieto,V    Bars/taverns security req.-mun. estab.   REF AHO

A2241    Prieto,V    Mun. zoning req.-compliance req.   REF AHO

A2242    Prieto,V    Pool barriers-concerns installation   REF AHO

A2243    Prieto,V    Fire off. and inspectors-concerns   REF AHO

A2244    Prieto,V    St. auth., loc. govt. unit-purch. req.   REF AHO

A2245    Prieto,V    Housing co-op conversion-not leg. intent   REF AHO

A2246    Prieto,V    Owners rights, cert communities-concerns   REF AHO

A2247    Prieto,V    ATM fee disclosures-concerns   REF AFI

A2248    Burzichelli,J    Snapping turtles-estab cert trapping req   REF AAN

A2249    Prieto,V    Hosp-not subject to PIP med fee schedule   REF AFI

A2250    Prieto,V    Motor fuels-concerns price incr.   REF ATR

A2251    Burzichelli,J    Low-level radioactive waste transp.-fd.   REF AEN

A2252    Burzichelli,J    Alco. bev.-estab special lic, cert areas   REF ALP

A2253    Moriarty,P/Singleton,T    Hosp. bd. of trustees-concerns   REF AHE

A2254    Watson Coleman,B    Pretrial Release Prog.-estab.   REF AJU

A2255    Wilson,G    Purple Heart Mem. Vet. Hwy.-desig. Rt.42   REF ATR

A2256    Moriarty,P    St. expenditure Internet website-concern   REF ASG

A2257    Moriarty,P    St. pension, annuity fds.-investment   REF ASG

A2258    Prieto,V    Ticket sales-revises law   REF ARP

A2259    Prieto,V    Nonprofit org., cert.-concerns bd. mtgs.   REF ASG

A2260    Prieto,V    Toll roads-desig lanes, pavement marking   REF ATR

A2261    Greenwald,L/Prieto,V    Nursing homes;$38M   REF AHE

A2262    Gusciora,R    Bicycles, forfeited-donate to charities   REF ALP

A2263    Gusciora,R    MV, cert.-proh St fds for lease or purch   REF ASG

A2264    Gusciora,R    St. veh.-reduce number   REF ASG

A2265    Gusciora,R    St-admin pension sys-St pay full contrib   REF ASG

A2266    Gusciora,R    Sch relationship cert-limit tuition incr   REF AED

A2267    Gusciora,R    Pub. sch. design-green bldg. practices   REF AED

A2268    Gusciora,R    Charter sch.-estab. in cert. dist.   REF AED

A2269    Singleton,T/Ramos,R+1    Teachers loan redemption prog.-estab   REF AHI

A2270    Singleton,T/Conaway,H    Energy efficiency-small bus qual, loans   REF ATU

A2271    Lampitt,P/Singleton,T    Higher Ed. constr. application-deadline   REF ACE

A2272    Singleton,T/Ramos,R    Finan. exploitation of elderly-offense   REF ALP

A2273    Singleton,T/Tucker,C+1    Vet., cert.-prov. unemp. benf.   REF AMV

A2274    Singleton,T/Ramos,R    Sch shared svcs arrangements-implement   REF AED



Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

A2275    Wilson,G    Paid holidays-convert four, admin leave   REF ASG

A2276    Wilson,G    Handgun permit-revise qualif.   REF ALP

A2277    Wilson,G    Driv., keep right unless overtaking-fine   REF ALP

A2278    Wisniewski,J    Flood Control Mitigation, Prev. Bond Act   REF AEN

A2279    McKeon,J    US Senate vacancy-Gov. make temp. appt.   REF ASG

A2280    McKeon,J    Pub. contract set-aside prog.-revises   REF ASG

A2281    McKeon,J    Loc env responsible bus-purch preference   REF ASG

A2282    McKeon,J    Anabolic steroids, police/ff use-report   REF ALP

A2283    McKeon,J    Nonpartisan mun election-St pay expenses   REF ASG

A2284    Riley,C    Manuf.-prov energy svc. sales tax relief   REF ATU

A2285    Quijano,A    Security-related goods-sales tax exemp.   REF AHS

A2286    Ciattarelli,J    Commercial veh, cert-proh portions Rt206   REF ATR

A2287    Ciattarelli,J    Mun shared svcs & consolidation-concerns   REF AHO

A2288    Wisniewski,J    Finan Policy Review Bd-quarterly reports   REF ATR

A2289    Diegnan,P/Connors,S    Psych., court appt.-limits actions   REF AJU

A2290    Benson,D    Electric pub util-emer response plan req   REF ATU

A2291    Benson,D    Med oxygen prov-notify ff, stop delivery   REF ALP

A2292    Benson,D+2    Pine Barrens treefrog-desig St Amphibian   REF ASG

A2293    Rible,D+1    Janet's Law-concerns defibrillators   REF AED

A2294    Greenwald,L    Env. remediation compliance-concerns   REF AEN

A2295    Watson Coleman,B    Child Devel. Fd.-corp. tax. cred.   REF AED

A2296    Watson Coleman,B    St. charter sch.-conduct evaluation   REF AED

A2297    Watson Coleman,B    Teachers, cert.-loan redemption prog.   REF AHI

A2298    Watson Coleman,B    St. Bd. of Ed. memb.-undergo training   REF AED

A2299    Watson Coleman,B    Prisoners during childbirth-no restraint   REF AWC

A2300    Watson Coleman,B    Emp-proh cert. job applicants disclosure   REF ALP

A2301    Watson Coleman,B/Mainor,C    Ex-offenders-permits cert. employment   REF ALP

A2302    Mainor,C/Watson Coleman,B    Special probation statute-amend   REF AJU

A2303    Mainor,C/Watson Coleman,B    Pub, priv emp-proh disqual. ex-offenders   REF ALP

A2304    Watson Coleman,B    Emerg. Dept. Triage Referral Pilot Prog.   REF AHE

A2305    Watson Coleman,B    Pub. ed. prog.-req. adoption or revision   REF AED

A2306    Watson Coleman,B    Sch. superintendent-estab. certification   REF AED

A2307    Watson Coleman,B    Govt. records-pub. access thru website   REF ASG

A2308    Watson Coleman,B/Mainor,C    Parole elig.-release, cert circumstances   REF ALP

A2309    Tucker,C    Law enforcement off.-carry firearms   REF ALP

A2310    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Type II dist.-move election to Nov.   REF AED

A2311    Jasey,M    Math & Science teachers-address shortage   REF AED

A2312    Coutinho,A    Community Sch. Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF AED

A2408    Spencer,L/McKeon,J    Adopt a Stormwater Mgmt. Basin Act   REF AEN

A2409    Spencer,L    Fertilizer-amends application, use law   REF AEN

ACR103    Handlin,A    Fed. law. repeal-reg. 2/3 vote, St. Leg.   REF ASG

ACR104    Fuentes,A    Prop. tax exemp, cert.-amend constit.   REF AHO

ACR105    Munoz,N    Armed Forces, deployed-prop. tax exempt   REF AMV

ACR106    Gusciora,R    Pub. elected off.-concerns indictment   REF ASG

ACR107    Wilson,G    Prop. improvements, cert.-tax exemp.   REF AHO

AJR42    Singleton,T/Ramos,R+1    Natl. Mentoring Mo.-desig. January   REF AHU

AJR43    Benson,D    World Laughter Day-first Sunday in May   REF ASG

AR47    Handlin,A    Opt-out health care reform-investigate   REF AHE

AR48    Munoz,N    Yellow ribbons display-honor mil. troops   REF AMV

AR49    Benson,D    Eosinophilic Esophagitis Awareness Wk   REF AHE

AR50    Lampitt,P    Paycheck Fairness Act-Cong. pass   REF AWC

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A1    Gusciora,R/Oliver,S+4    Marriage Equality, Religious Exemp Act   REP

A186 Aca (1R)    Caputo,R    Air qual, indoor skating rinks-standards   REP/ACA

A518 Aca (1R)    DiMaio,J/Wagner,C+4    Raw milk permit prog.-estab.   REP/ACA

A699    Ramos,R/Wagner,C    PANYNJ prop.-pymts. in lieu of taxation   REP

A733 Aca (1R)    Eustace,T/Schepisi,H+1    Health care instit, unused meds-concerns   REP/ACA

A1011    Vainieri Huttle,V/Wagner,C+1    Port Auth. NY, NJ Transparency Acct. Act   REP

A1247    Moriarty,P/Milam,M    PANYNJ Commissioners-impose restrictions   REP

A1289    Jasey,M/McKeon,J+3    Soil contamination-incl loc pub contract   REP




Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (cont’d)

A1877 Aca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+11    Charter sch. estab.-voter approval req.   REP/ACA

A1998    McKeon,J/Chivukula,U+4    Greenhouse Gas Initiative-clarify intent   REP

A2039 Aca (1R)    Milam,M/Albano,N    Animal cruelty offense-revises   REP/ACA

A2147    Coutinho,A/Jasey,M    Charter sch. prog-modify various aspects   REP

A2166    Wisniewski,J/Vainieri Huttle,V    NY & NJ minutes-Leg. approval req.   REP

A2167    Vainieri Huttle,V/Diegnan,P+1    Nonprofit Social Svc. Org. Task Force   REP

A2310    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Type II dist.-move election to Nov.   REP

AJR35    Stender,L/Benson,D+1    Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12   REP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A638    Rumpf,B/Conaway,H+8    Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab   REP REF AAP

A1214 Aca (1R)    Stender,L/Conaway,H    Chronic health condition-pilot prog.   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1411 Aca (1R)    Watson Coleman,B/Wilson,G    Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1608 Acs (ACS)    Bramnick,J/Coughlin,C+5    Janet's Law-concerns defibrillators   REP/ACS REF AAP

Co-Sponsors Added:

A566   (Eustace,T)    Veh. charging stations-prov bus tax cred

A578   (Spencer,L)    Drug overdose prev.-concerns

A750   (Eustace,T)    Alt. fuel veh.-estab. special parking

A821   (Eustace,T)    Electric veh charging stations-prov.

A822   (Eustace,T)    Veh. charging stations-toll rd. install

A922   (Johnson,G)    Private wells, cert.-concerns

A1011   (Eustace,T)    Port Auth. NY, NJ Transparency Acct. Act

A1289   (Eustace,T)    Soil contamination-incl loc pub contract

A1382     (DeAngelo,W)    Emer. svcs.-req. pub. util. bill cred.

A1578   (Wolfe,D)    Truck Operator Independent Contr. Act

A1583   (Eustace,T)    Hybrid electric veh. purch.-tax cred.

A1588   (Kean,S)    Mold hazards-estab. standards

A1608 Acs (ACS)   (Jasey,M; Watson Coleman,B)    Janet's Law-concerns defibrillators

A1811   (Tucker,C)    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

A1830     (Tucker,C)    Drugs, off-label-insur. coverage req.

A1838   (Tucker,C)    Med. fragile students-estab. standards

A1877 Aca (1R)   (Watson Coleman,B)    Charter sch. estab.-voter approval req.

A2011   (Johnson,G)    Homeless vets-vol. income tax contrib.

A2014   (Johnson,G)    Helmets to Hardhats pilot prog.-estab.

A2018   (Johnson,G)    Mil. svc memb, higher ed instit-concerns

A2027   (Caputo,R; Milam,M; Kean,S; Rumana,S; Bramnick,J; Tucker,C; Schroeder,R; Fuentes,A; Wolfe,D; McGuckin,G)    Jessica Lunsford Act-

   assault on child

A2167   (Eustace,T)    Nonprofit Social Svc. Org. Task Force

A2292   (Ciattarelli,J; Brown,C.J.)    Pine Barrens treefrog-desig St Amphibian

ACR60   (Wolfe,D; McGuckin,G)    Natl Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Act

AJR17   (Tucker,C)    Multi Sclerosis Ed/Awareness-desig March

AJR35   (Bramnick,J)    Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A218   (Benson,D)    E-mail notificaiton sys. alert-create

A344   (Fuentes,A)    Assault on disabled-upgrades

A471   (Simon,D)    Mun. consolidation-special emerg. approp

A732   (Schepisi,H)    Practice of cert. prof., unlic.-crime

A733 Aca (1R)   (Schepisi,H)    Health care instit, unused meds-concerns

A734   (Schepisi,H)    Pediatric equip-req in all emerg. depts.

A737   (Schepisi,H)    NY/NJ Leg.-approve toll incr.

A740   (Wagner,C)    Youth mentoring prog.-estab. grant prog.

A741   (Schepisi,H)    Pub sch-req auto external defibrillators

A1023   (DeAngelo,W)    Constr. contracts-concerns prompt pymt.

A1576   (Singleton,T)    St. contract-bidder prov. health benf.

A2027   (Green,J)    Jessica Lunsford Act-assault on child

A2110   (Gove,D)    Div. of Tourism-devel. online hist. tour

A2146   (Bramnick,J)    St & pub contracts-proh cert. investment

A2166   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    NY & NJ minutes-Leg. approval req.

AJR35   (Benson,D)    Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A256   (Schepisi,H)    Parole elig.-limits scope

A490   (Johnson,G)    Assaults on police off.-upgrade penal.

A1107   (Benson,D)    Co. coll. attendance-estab. tax credit

A1180   (Singleton,T)    Workforce Econ Devel-prov basic training

A1332   (Prieto,V)    Design-build contracts-estab. procedures

A2027   (Angelini,M)    Jessica Lunsford Act-assault on child

A2147   (Watson Coleman,B)    Charter sch. prog-modify various aspects

A2223   (DeAngelo,W)    St. agency-issued permits-track online

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A578   (Giblin,T)    Drug overdose prev.-concerns

A1214 Aca (1R)   (Benson,D)    Chronic health condition-pilot prog.

A2011   (Fuentes,A)    Homeless vets-vol. income tax contrib.

A2171   (Ramos,R)    Health Benf. Exchange Act

A2223   (Milam,M)    St. agency-issued permits-track online

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1608 Acs (ACS)   (Giblin,T)    Janet's Law-concerns defibrillators

A1625   (Coughlin,C)    Police training cert, alt. route-extends

A2223   (Albano,N)    St. agency-issued permits-track online


The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:


*Effective February 2, 2012


Assembly State Government Committee:


Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon (16).


Democratic Leadership:


Assemblywoman Sheila Y. Oliver (34), Assembly Speaker

Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald (6), Majority Leader

Assemblyman Jerry Green (22), Speaker Pro Tempore

Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson (37), Majority Conference Leader

Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski (19), Deputy Speaker

Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula (17), Deputy Speaker

Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt (6), Deputy Speaker

Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan (18), Deputy Speaker

Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer (36), Deputy Speaker

Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (29), Deputy Speaker

Assemblywoman Connie Wagner (38), Deputy Speaker

Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli (3), Deputy Speaker

Assemblyman Joseph V. Egan (17), Deputy Majority Leader

Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin (34), Deputy Majority Leader

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (15), Deputy Majority Leader

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (20), Deputy Majority Leader

Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo (14), Deputy Speaker Pro Tempore

Assemblyman Nelson Albano (1), Deputy Conference Leader

Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan (18), Parliamentarian

Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III (18), Majority Whip

Assemblyman Ruben J. Ramos, Jr. (33), Deputy Majority Whip

Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli (3), Appropriations Chair

Assemblyman Vincent Prieto (32), Budget Chair

Republican Leadership:


Assemblyman Jon M. Bramnick (21), Republican Leader

Assemblyman David P. Rible (30), Republican Conference Leader

Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini (11), Deputy Conference Leader

Assemblyman Scott T. Rumana (40), Republican Whip

Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose (24), Deputy Republican Whip

Assemblyman Robert Schroeder (39), Deputy Republican Whip

Assemblyman Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13), Budget Officer

Assemblyman Gary R. Chiusano (24), Deputy Republican Leader

Assemblywoman Amy H. Handlin (13), Deputy Republican Leader

Assemblyman David W. Wolfe (40), Deputy Republican Leader

Assemblyman John F. Amodeo (2), Deputy Republican Leader

Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (25), Deputy Republican Leader

Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz (21), Policy Co-Chair

Assemblyman Erik Peterson (23), Policy Co-Chair

Assemblyman Scott Rudder (8), Assistant Republican Leader

Assemblyman Michael Patrick Carroll (25), Parliamentarian

Assemblyman John DiMaio (23), Appropriations Officer


The Assembly Minority Leader has made the following reappointment:


*Effective January 25, 2012


Council on Local Mandates:


Leanna Brown, of Chatham.


The Assembly adjourned at 7:38 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 6, 2012 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/30/2012):