for February 9, 2012


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Vol. XXIV No. 7                                                                                    215th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Bills Introduced:

S1477    Holzapfel,J    Sch. bus-enforce law, unlawfully passing   REF SED

S1478    Holzapfel,J    Boating accident, leaving scene-penal.   REF SLP

S1479    Sacco,N/Greenstein,L    Crim. street gang recruiting-crime   REF SLP

S1480    Turner,S    Victim of crim. insane-notify of release   REF SJU

S1481    Turner,S    Energy-conserv. prog., cert.-estab.   REF SEN

S1482    Turner,S    Consumer cred. reports-concerns   REF SCM

S1483    Turner,S    Immunizations-prov. philosophical exemp.   REF SHH

S1484    Turner,S    Sch. Asthma Protocol Task Force-estab.   REF SED

S1485    Turner,S    Sexual assault of minor-mand. life term   REF SJU

S1486    Turner,S    Part-time Tuition Aid Grant Prog.;$7.5M   REF SED

S1487    Turner,S    Teachers-estab. loan redemption prog.   REF SED

S1488    Turner,S    St. dept. contracts-req. cost analysis   REF SSG

S1489    Turner,S    Energy Star Prog incentives-availability   REF SEN

S1490    Turner,S    Sr. prop. tax deduct.-incr. income limit   REF SCU

S1491    Turner,S    Correctional fac., priv. owned-concerns   REF SLP

S1492    Turner,S    Combat pay-excl. from gross income tax   REF SMV

S1493    Turner,S    Sch. bus-clarify "sch zone" drug laws   REF SJU

S1494    Turner,S    Privatize St. svcs.-concerns contracts   REF SLA

S1495    Turner,S    CATV customers-estab. protection req.   REF SEG

S1496    Turner,S    Priv contract-notice req., cert. St. emp   REF SSG

S1497    Turner,S    Dogs, cruel restraint-estab. offense   REF SEG

S1498    Turner,S    Electric power reliability-BPU mandate   REF SEG

S1499    Turner,S    Sch. Dist. Governance Study Comm.-estab.   REF SED

S1500    Turner,S    CATV Universal Access Fd-delete fd. req.   REF SEG

S1501    Turner,S    Pub. sch. dist-concerns recess   REF SED

S1502    Holzapfel,J    Peggy's Law-suspected elderly abuse   REF SHH

S1503    Holzapfel,J    Chosin Few Memor Hwy-desig portion Rt.35   REF STR

S1504    Holzapfel,J    Realty transfer fee-clarifies law   REF SCU

S1505    Holzapfel,J    Animal Abuser Registry-estab.   REF SEG

S1506    Turner,S    Snowmobile-penal., illegal operation   REF STR

S1507    Turner,S    Drunk driv. w/minor-incr. penal.   REF SLP

S1508    Turner,S    Keg registration-req.   REF SLP

S1509    Turner,S    Ads-proh. use, simulated govt. documents   REF SCM

S1510    Turner,S    Crim. firearms recovery clearing house   REF SLP

S1511    Turner,S    Parole viol sanction-estab graduated sys   REF SLP

S1512    Turner,S    Black box warnings-parental consent req.   REF SHH

S1513    Turner,S    Tobacco products-proh. vending machine   REF SHH

S1514    Turner,S    Sex off release-aftercare treatment req.   REF SLP

S1515    Turner,S    Aggravated sexual assault-upgrade crime   REF SJU

S1516    Turner,S    Prop. tax-constit. convention reform sys   REF SJU

S1517    Turner,S    St., co., mun., sch. contracts-concerns   REF SSG

S1518    Turner,S    Emp. contracts, cert.-review, approval   REF SED

S1519    Doherty,M    Operation Uphold Democracy Vet-PERS benf   REF SSG

S1520    Doherty,M    Disbursement svc org, cert.-concerns   REF SCU

S1521    Doherty,M    St. wildlife mgmt. target ranges-concern   REF SLP

S1522    Doherty,M    Agric. driv. lic.-exemp. cert. restrict.   REF STR

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

S1523    Doherty,M    Sch. fac., overcrowding-grant prog.   REF SED

S1524    Doherty,M    Pub. emp salaries-not exceed Gov. salary   REF SSG

S1525    Doherty,M    Vet. prop. tax benf.-extends   REF SCU

S1526    Doherty,M    Prop taxes, delinquent-credit tax refund   REF SCU

S1527    Doherty,M    Corp. bus tax-concerns assessment   REF SBA

S1528    Doherty,M    Transfer inheritance tax-phases out   REF SBA

S1529    Doherty,M    Massage, bodywork-remove sales tax   REF SBA

S1530    Doherty,M    Body imaging scanners-proh. use.   REF STR

S1531    Vitale,J/Lesniak,R    St agencies-allow ads, agencies' website   REF SSG

S1532    Vitale,J    FamilyCare-restore elig. to parents   REF SHH

S1533    Vitale,J    Health care prov.-report cert. problems   REF STR

S1534    Sarlo,P/Singer,R    Priv., pub. colleges-land use approvals   REF SCU

S1535    Singer,R/Kean,T    Sch. bus., illegally pass-incr. penal.   REF STR

S1536    Connors,C    Mun. emerg mgmt coordinators-mayors appt   REF SCU

S1537    Connors,C    Pub. entity, tort action-punitive damage   REF SJU

S1538    Beach,J    Mun. golf courses-adjust fees for vets.   REF SCU

S1539    Beach,J    Praying Mantis-ext. vet. prop tax deduct   REF SCU

S1540    Beach,J    GPS navigation devices-concerns   REF STR

S1541    Beach,J    Higher ed.-devel. comp. disaster plan   REF SHI

S1542    Beach,J    Sexting-sch. dist. disseminate info.   REF SED

S1543    Connors,C    Sr. cit. or vet. id theft-incr. penal.   REF SLP

S1544    Connors,C    Vol. tuition cred. prog.-clarify courses   REF SHI

S1545    Connors,C    Pub. off., convicted-garnish pension   REF SSG

S1546    Connors,C    Pub. fd, stolen-garnish pension contrib.   REF SSG

S1547    Connors,C    Transp. infrastructure needs-coastal co.   REF STR

S1548    Connors,C    Off-track wagering fac.-pub hearing req.   REF SSG

S1549    Connors,C    Surviving spouse, cert.-annual paid comp   REF SMV

S1550    Connors,C    Prof. svc contracts-concerns awarding   REF SSG

S1551    Connors,C    Home improvement contractors-concerns   REF SCM

S1552    Connors,C    Barnegat Bay Decoy Museum-concerns fds.   REF SSG

S1553    Connors,C    Sales receipts-concerns acct. numbers   REF SCM

S1554    Smith,B    Decabromodiphenyl ether-limits sale   REF SEN

S1555    Smith,B    Combined sewer overflows-concerns   REF SEN

S1556    Smith,B    On-site generation fac.-clarify   REF SEN

S1557    Smith,B    Stormwater util.-auth. creation   REF SEN

S1558    Whelan,J    Defiant trespass-incr. penalty   REF SJU

S1559    Whelan,J    Prostitution, cert.-mand. incarceration   REF SJU

S1560    Whelan,J    Homeless vets-vol. income tax contrib.   REF SMV

S1561    Whelan,J    Wind energy component material-tax exemp   REF SEN

S1562    Cunningham,S/Lesniak,R    Urban Transit Hub Tax Cred Act-incr. max   REF SEG

S1563    Weinberg,L    Nursing homes;$38M   REF SHH

S1564    Sweeney,S    Unused sick leave-proh. comp. pymt   REF SSG

S1565    Lesniak,R/Whelan,J    Internet wagering, AC casinos-permits   REF SSG

S1566    Lesniak,R    Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act   REF SEG

SCR83    Turner,S    St. constit. convention-prop. tax reform   REF SJU

SCR84    Doherty,M    Fed. Reserve Transparency Act 2011-enact   REF SCM

SCR85    Connors,C    Amer. flag desecration-Cong. proh.   REF SSG

SCR86    Connors,C    Pub. off.-proh. convicted person   REF SSG

SCR87    Connors,C    Immigration policies-Cong. enact   REF SSG

SCR88    Bateman,C    Same-sex marriage-constit amendment auth   REF SJU

SR42    Turner,S    Gun crime-urges expeditious disposition   REF SLP

SR43    Connors,C    Immigration reform-President enforce   REF SSG

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S67    Codey,R    Mental health screening-notify law auth.   REP

S178    Connors,C/Beck,J+7    Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab   REP

S197/1463 Scs (SCS)    Connors,C+1    Personal needs allowance-incr.   REP/SCS

S246    Gordon,R/Greenstein,L+7    Hydraulic fracturing-proh. technique   REP

S260 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R    Finan Policy Review Bd-quarterly reports   REP/SCA

S298    Pennacchio,J/Van Drew,J    Dental hygienist/dentist-revise statutes   REP

S375 Sca (1R)    Beach,J/Vitale,J    Med. fragile students-estab. standards   REP/SCA


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

S455    Turner,S/Gill,N+1    Emp. discrim., based on credit-proh.   REP

S521       Norcross,D    Printer ink cartridge-display yield   REP

S555 Sca (1R)    Gill,N    Genetic counselor practice-revise scope   REP/SCA

S651       Pou,N    Health Enterprise Zone law-amends   REP

S742 Sca (1R)    Sarlo,P/Oroho,S    Revised Uniform Limited Liab. Co. Act   REP/SCA

S822 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Bateman,C+2    Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises   REP/SCA

S831 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Scutari,N+1    Sewer overflow-estab. notification req.   REP/SCA

S959    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act   REP

S1083 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Sweeney,S+1    Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.   REP/SCA

S1171    Weinberg,L    Genital mutilation, under 18-proh.   REP

S1177 Scs (SCS)    Smith,B    Fishing gear on artificial reefs-proh.   REP/SCS

S1212    Sacco,N    Move over law-erect signs   REP

S1269    Turner,S    Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment   REP

S1460 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S    Env. remediation compliance-concerns   REP/SCA

SJR12    Oroho,S/Vitale,J    Neurendocrine Tumor Cancer Awareness Day   REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

S67    Codey,R    Mental health screening-notify law auth.  

S178    Connors,C/Beck,J+7    Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab  

S197/1463 Scs (SCS)    Connors,C+1    Personal needs allowance-incr.  

S822 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Bateman,C+2    Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises  

S1083 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Sweeney,S+1    Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.  

S1212    Sacco,N    Move over law-erect signs  

S1460 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S    Env. remediation compliance-concerns  

Bills Combined:

S1463    Vitale,J    Personal needs allowance-incr.   COMB/W S197 (SCS)

Co-Sponsors Added:

S58   (Bucco,A)    St. psych. hosp.-estab. staff training

S557   (Turner,S)    Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-reg.

S831 Sca (1R)   (Beck,J)    Sewer overflow-estab. notification req.

S851   (Lesniak,R; Whelan,J)    Drug overdose prev.-concerns

S852   (Lesniak,R)    Auto external defibrillator-immunity

S908   (Gordon,R)    Flood Control Mitigation, Prev. Bond Act

S1083 Sca (1R)   (Beck,J)    Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.

S1143   (Allen,D; Bateman,C; Greenstein,L; Kean,T; Pennacchio,J; Vitale,J)    Safe Playing Fields Act

S1397   (Norcross,D)    Mun. emerg. mgmt. plans-concerns

SCR11 Sca (1R)   (Doherty,M)    Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S610      (Oroho,S)    Ed. svc. agencies-concerns estab.

S884   (Bucco,A)    Child sexual abuse-report to police

S885   (Bucco,A)    Road closures-grant law enforcement auth

S959   (Weinberg,L)    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

S1089   (Greenstein,L)    Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

S1092   (Greenstein,L)    Realty transfer fee-elim cert components

S1112   (Greenstein,L)    Non-resid. prop. owners, cert-tax relief

S1121 Sca (1R)   (Oroho,S)    Emp., cert.-changes UI contrib. rates

S1147   (Greenstein,L)    Income tax rate exceeding $1M-incr. tax

S1149   (Greenstein,L)    HMO, cert.-receive svc. w/out referral

S1180   (Greenstein,L)    Victim self-defense justification-create

S1221   (Lesniak,R)    Med. Malpractice Liab. Insur. Premium Fd

S1319   (Vitale,J)    Health Benf. Exchange Act

S1418   (Weinberg,L)    Charter sch.-loc. bd. approval auth.




The Senate President has made the following appointment:


*Effective February 9, 2012


New Jersey Multiple Sclerosis Task Force:


Dr. Donald Barone, of Westampton.


The Senate adjourned at 6:28 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 13, 2012 (SESSION).


The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, February 16, 2012 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/06/2012):