for February 10, 2014


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Vol. XXVI No. 6                                                                                    216th Legislature $ First Annual Session



The Senate did not meet.  The Senate will meet on Thursday, February 20, 2014 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A2457    Benson,D    Nursing home-energy improvement reimb.   REF AHE

A2458    Benson,D    Ed support, foster children-pilot prog.   REF AHU

A2459    Benson,D    Copper-based landline svc.-moratorium   REF ATU

A2460    Jimenez,A/Mainor,C+1    Vets-waives prof. lic. fees   REF AMV

A2461    Singleton,T/Burzichelli,J+4    Finan. exploitation of elderly-offense   REF AHE

A2462    Singleton,T    Patent infringement-bad faith assertion   REF ACE

A2463    Singleton,T/Pintor Marin,E    Innovation Council Prog.-creates   REF ACE

A2464    Rumana,S/Burzichelli,J    Bus. filing statutes-modernizes   REF ARO

A2465    Rumana,S/Burzichelli,J    Pub. contracts-reciprocal limitations   REF ARO

A2466    Rumana,S/Burzichelli,J    Worker's comp proof of coverage-concerns   REF ARO

A2467    Brown,C.A./Vainieri Huttle,V    Art in Storefronts-estab.   REF ACE

A2468    Brown,C.A.    Tourism Mentor and Matchmaker Prog-estab   REF ATG

A2469    Brown,C.A.    Artist proj-Arts Council estab. prog.   REF ATG

A2470    Brown,C.A.    Main Street NJ-amends prog.   REF ATG

A2471    Brown,C.A.    Wall mural list-create webpage   REF ATG

A2472    Greenwald,L    St.-admin pension plans-report on status   REF ASL

A2473    Greenwald,L    Developmental disab.-concerns support   REF AHU

A2474    Johnson,G    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act   REF ACE

A2475    Lampitt,P    Autumn Joy Stillbirth Research & Dignity   REF AWC

A2476    Lampitt,P    Women-post prog and svcs internet links   REF AWC

A2477    Lampitt,P    Biosimilar biological-pharm. sub product   REF AHE

A2478    Lagana,J/Johnson,G+1    East Sea-between Korean peninsula/Japan   REF ASL

A2479    Lagana,J    Elevators, new bldgs.-certain size req.   REF AHO

A2480    Stender,L    Breach of security-free cerdit report   REF ACO

A2481    Diegnan,P/Mainor,C    Fraudulent finan. stmts.-concerns   REF AFI

A2482    Diegnan,P/Mainor,C    Corp. mergers-may adopt "force the vote"   REF ACE

A2483    Diegnan,P/Mainor,C    Corp. by-laws-clarifies scope   REF ACE

A2484    Jasey,M    Island Spirit lic. plate-auth.   REF ATR

A2485    McHose,A    Voter regis.-concerns   REF AAN

A2486    Handlin,A    Candidate-concerns use, campaign contrib   REF AJU

A2487    Handlin,A    No-bid contracts-proh. Leg. memb.   REF AJU

A2488    Handlin,A    Camp Contrib Reporting Act-concerns viol   REF AJU

A2489    Handlin,A    Used MV-issue regis plates cert mechanic   REF ATR

A2490    Handlin,A    Eminent domain proceedings-proh. contrib   REF AJU

A2491    Handlin,A    Convicted pub. off-reimb. legal expenses   REF AJU

A2492    Handlin,A    Mun. prof. svc. contract award-proh. Leg   REF AJU

A2493    Handlin,A    St. contracts, cert.-estab min standards   REF ALA

A2494    Handlin,A    Prof svc contracts, mun-concerns awards   REF AJU

A2495    Mazzeo,V    Atlantic Co-extend co-based prop assess.   REF ASL

A2496    Cryan,J/Wilson,G    Police, retired-auth. pub. sch. security   REF AED

A2497    McGuckin,G    New real estate-install emerg. power sys   REF AHS

A2498    McGuckin,G    Communications, stored-unlawful access   REF ACO

A2499    McGuckin,G    Anticancer oral med-limits upfront costs   REF AFI

A2500    Wilson,G    Sows, pregnant during gestation-concerns   REF AAN

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A2501    McKeon,J    Homeowners Equity Prot. Act   REF AHO

A2502    McKeon,J    Health Claims Auth/Pymt Act-expand scope   REF AFI

A2503    McKeon,J    Rape care crisis ctr. grants;$250K   REF AJU

A2504    McKeon,J    Mun. adjusted tax levy-calculation   REF ASL

A2505    McKeon,J+1    Olive oil-reg. sale   REF ACO

A2506    McKeon,J    Barnegat Bay-adopt total max daily loads   REF AEN

A2507    McKeon,J    Barnegat Bay-adopt total max daily loads   REF AEN

A2508    McKeon,J    Forest harvest prog-estab St.-owned land   REF AAN

A2509    McKeon,J    Stormwater runoff control-auth. measures   REF AEN

A2510    McKeon,J    Drought interconnection sys.-develop   REF AEN

A2511    McKeon,J    Land acquisition-St. use eminent domain   REF AAN

A2512    McKeon,J    Energy efficiency prog.-expands   REF ATU

A2513    McKeon,J    Money Transmitters Act-revises   REF ACO

A2514    McKeon,J    Solar arrays-install, preserv open space   REF AEN

A2515    McKeon,J    Natural gas/oil drilling-proh. permits   REF AEN

A2516    McKeon,J    Greystone Park Psych Hospital-wages   REF ALA

A2517    McKeon,J    Community Health Law Proj.-surcharge   REF AHO

A2518    McKeon,J    Site Improv. Advis. Bd.-recommend devel.   REF AHO

A2519    McKeon,J    Renewable Energy, Veh. Task Force   REF AEN

A2520    McKeon,J    Electronic fd transfer-disclose info   REF AFI

A2521    McKeon,J    Stroke registry-estab. in St.   REF AHE

A2522    McKeon,J    Marriage lic.-incr. fees   REF AWC

A2523    McKeon,J    Newborn Screening prog.-revises   REF AWC

A2524    McKeon,J    Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment   REF ATR

A2525    McKeon,J    Low-speed veh.-raises allowable speed   REF ATR

A2526    McKeon,J    Co prosecutors' office-AG representation   REF AJU

A2527    McKeon,J    Sch. buses-install video cameras   REF AED

A2528    McKeon,J    Eluding police off.-concerns   REF ALP

A2529    McKeon,J    Home svc. enterprises-crim. hist. check   REF ACO

A2530    McKeon,J    Anabolic steroids, police/ff use-report   REF AHS

A2531    McKeon,J    Photovoltaic equip.-concern incentives   REF ATU

A2532    McKeon,J    Witnesses of Crime Prot. Prog. Fd-create   REF ALP

A2533    McKeon,J    Income exceeding $1M-incr. tax rate   REF AAP

A2534    McKeon,J    Electric util. poles, new-estab. req.   REF ATU

A2535    McKeon,J    Energy audits-estab prov finan incentive   REF ATU

A2536    McKeon,J    Energy audits-pd by societal benf charge   REF ATU

A2537    McKeon,J    Pub. bldg. energy efficiency-prov.   REF ATU

A2538    McKeon,J    Loc. tax collector/assessor off.-revises   REF ASL

A2539    Gusciora,R    Domestic viol. Internet registry-estab.   REF AWC

A2540    Burzichelli,J/Mazzeo,V    Foreign internet wagering-auth. permits   REF ATG

A2541    Burzichelli,J    Util bills, unpaid-modify interest rate   REF ARO

A2542    Green,J/Burzichelli,J    St wide non-resid devel fees-moratorium   REF AHO

A2543    Burzichelli,J    St-admin. retire. sys.-elim. cert. elig.   REF ASL

A2544    Garcia,C    Jobs, Trade and Democracy Act   REF ALA

A2545    Garcia,C    Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law   REF ACO

A2546    Garcia,C    Car-sharing prog.-exemp. mv rental fees   REF AEN

A2547    Garcia,C    Animal fighting-creates new offense   REF AAN

A2548    Garcia,C    Veh storage fees-proh when fac is closed   REF ACO

A2549    Garcia,C    Prescription blank forms-number   REF AHE

A2550    Garcia,C    Children, legal representation-prov.   REF AHU

A2551    Garcia,C    Homestead rebate, 65 yrs-concerns amount   REF AAP

A2552    Garcia,C    Export Promotion Tax Credit Act   REF ACE

A2553    Garcia,C    Managed care plans-deny participation   REF ARP

A2554    Garcia,C    For-profit hosp.-report cert. info, DHSS   REF AHE

A2555    Gusciora,R    Hepatitis C testing-hospitals offer   REF AHE

A2556    Garcia,C    Oral health curricula-req. pub. sch.   REF AED

A2557    Garcia,C    Patient billing-observe cert. practices   REF ACO

A2558    Garcia,C    Asst. living resid units-emerg cords req   REF AHE

A2559    Brown,C.J.+1    Realty transfer fee-exemp. cert. spouses   REF AMV

A2560    Munoz,N    PERS-bars cert. pub agency participation   REF ASL

A2561    Munoz,N    Oxygen delivery under emerg. conditions   REF AHS

A2562    Munoz,N    Newborn infant-screen, genetic mutations   REF AHE

A2563    Munoz,N    Judy & Nikki's Law-concerns child murder   REF ALP

A2564    Johnson,G    Priv. investigator id cards-revise req.   REF ALP

A2565    Johnson,G    Hist New Bridge Landing Park Comm-powers   REF AAN

A2566    Jasey,M    Out-of-Sch. Time Advisory Comm.-estab   REF AED

A2567    Stender,L    Auto. insur.-concerns coverage selection   REF AFI

A2568    Green,J/Prieto,V    Superstorm Sandy fed. aid-distribution   REF AHO

A2569    McGuckin,G    Prop transfer fees, cert-terminates   REF AHO

A2570    McGuckin,G    Vaccines containing mercury-elim. use   REF AHE

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A2571    Munoz,N    Intermun. Devel. Review Act-estab.   REF AHO

A2572    Green,J    TDI benf.-concerns cert. pymts.   REF ALA

A2573    Mukherji,R    Save the Hudson River Palisades Act   REF AED

A2574    Mukherji,R    Haz. air pollutants-concerns   REF AEN

A2575    Mukherji,R    Pub emp-proh unilateral term changes   REF ALA

A2576    Mukherji,R    Parkinson's Disease Pub. Awareness Act   REF AHE

A2577    Mukherji,R    Rail Passenger Bill of Rights-estab.   REF ACO

A2578    Mukherji,R    Nursing home-electronic monitoring req.   REF AHE

A2579    Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+1    Storm shelter constr.-auth. mun. finance   REF AEN

A2580    Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+1    Green bldg. proj.-concerns applications   REF AEN

A2581    Mukherji,R/Pintor Marin,E+2    St rule-making actions-OAL database   REF ARO

ACR113    Benson,D    Caring for Mil. Kids w/Autism Act-enact   REF AMV

ACR114    Handlin,A    Fed. law. repeal-reg. 2/3 vote, St. Leg.   REF ASL

ACR115    Handlin,A    Leg. and pub. off.-restrict off. terms   REF AJU

ACR116    McKeon,J    Water consumption-concerns fee revenue   REF AAN

ACR117    Munoz,N    Armed Forces, deployed-prop. tax exempt   REF AMV

ACR118    Diegnan,P/Jasey,M+1    Ed. Adequacy Report-recommendations   REF AED

AJR53    Brown,C.A.    Natl. Travel & Tourism Wk.-fisrt wk, May   REF ATG

AJR54    Conaway,H    Rare Disease Awareness Day-Feb, last day   REF AHE

AR76    Lampitt,P    Responding to Needs, Holocaust Survivors   REF AHU

AR77    Cryan,J    Atlantic Club-honors   REF ATG

AR78    Lampitt,P    Pro Bono Med Recommended Dental Act   REF AHE

AR79    Benson,D    Family Cord Blood Banking Act-Cong pass   REF AWC

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A126 Aca (1R)    McHose,A/Space,P+10    Vet Memorial Cemetery-income tax contrib   REP/ACA

A535    DiMaio,J/McHose,A+1    Agric. driv. lic-reestab driv privileges   REP

A548    DiMaio,J+1    Bison-desig. as agric. livestock   REP

A659    Cryan,J/Wisniewski,J    Redist.-count incarcerated individuals   REP

A683    Cryan,J/Quijano,A    Mail-in ballot application-polling place   REP

A801 Aca (1R)    Coughlin,C/Wisniewski,J+4    NJTA-study rest area rev generating svcs   REP/ACA

A810    Coughlin,C/Cryan,J+4    Vet org.-exemp nonprofit corp filing fee   REP

A1259 Aca (1R)    Prieto,V/Wolfe,D+5    Adoptees birth cert.-permits access   REP/ACA

A1429    Caride,M+1    Communication between emp/student-policy   REP

A1476    Diegnan,P/Eustace,T+1    Nursing svcs, nonpub. sch-concerns prov.   REP

A1706    Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V    Autocab-prov. finan responsibility proof   REP

A1812    Wilson,G    Lemon Law-extend prot. to farm equip.   REP

A1955 Aca (1R)    Riley,C/Gusciora,R    Trees, sapling destruction-revise penal.   REP/ACA

A2019    Greenwald,L/Tucker,C+8    Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees   REP

A2163    Vainieri Huttle,V/Quijano,A    Domestic Viol., Abuse Task Force-creates   REP

A2216 Aca (1R)    Watson Coleman,B/Jasey,M+1    Pub. sch. closure-estab. procedures   REP/ACA

A2275   (McKeon,J)  Internal affairs functions-pilot prog.   REP

ACR118    Diegnan,P/Jasey,M+1    Ed. Adequacy Report-recommendations   REP

AJR32    Singleton,T/Kean,S+2    Alimony law study commission-estab.   REP

AR74    Prieto,V/Diegnan,P    Career and Tech. Ed. Mo.-February 2013   REP

Co-Sponsors Added:

A126 Aca (1R)   (Diegnan,P)    Vet Memorial Cemetery-income tax contrib

A157   (Peterson,E)    Direct Tax Relief for NJ Families Act

A199   (Garcia,C)    Marriage Equality, Religious Exemp Act

A381   (Wisniewski,J)    Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

A478   (Cryan,J)    Prop. Tax Lien Pilot Prog.-estab.

A532   (Gusciora,R)    Support Our Vet.-auth. lic. plate

A786   (Wimberly,B)    Manuf equip investment-corp bus tax cred

A795   (Wimberly,B)    Econ. recovery dist.-auth. creation

A810   (Benson,D; Diegnan,P)    Vet org.-exemp nonprofit corp filing fee

A940   (Garcia,C)    Innovation Inspiration Sch. Grant Prog.

A1312   (Mazzeo,V)    Combat pay-excl. from gross income tax

A1405   (Wimberly,B)    Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A1410   (Wimberly,B)    Alt. energy portfolio standard-estab.

A1412 Aca (1R)   (Wimberly,B)    BPU-estab Statewide reliability standard

A1415   (Wimberly,B)    Offshore Wind Econ Devel Act-amend

A1429   (Caputo,R)    Communication between emp/student-policy

A1476   (Benson,D)    Nursing svcs, nonpub. sch-concerns prov.

A1480   (Wimberly,B)    Invest in NJ Bus. Grant Prog.-new hires

A1514   (Wimberly,B)    Solar panels-concerns installation

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A2143   (Caputo,R; Wolfe,D; Watson Coleman,B)    Safe Playing Fields Act

A2183   (Johnson,G)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2216 Aca (1R)   (Caputo,R)    Pub. sch. closure-estab. procedures

A2444   (Benson,D)    Gaming activities-allows vol. exclusion

A2505   (Mazzeo,V)   Olive oil-reg. sale 

A2559   (Gove,D)   Realty transfer fee-exemp. cert. spouses

ACR118  (Caputo,R)   Ed. Adequacy Report-recommendations 

AR40   (Eustace,T)    Patient Prot, Affordable Care Act-grant

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

A1259 Aca (1R)   (Wolfe,D)    Adoptees birth cert.-permits access

A2183   (Garcia,C)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2184   (Garcia,C)    Vet. death certificate-concerns

A2187   (Garcia,C)    Housing Assist. for Vets. Act-estab.

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

A2410   (Andrzejczak,B)    Beaver-removes statutory limitation

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A517   (Lagana,J)    Electronic communication svcs.-concerns

A525   (Lagana,J)    Vet, non-civil svc.-hiring preference

A1259 Aca (1R)   (Wolfe,D)    Adoptees birth cert.-permits access

A1305   (Wilson,G)    Native vegetation-concerns

A1409   (Wimberly,B)    St. energy efficiency req.-expands

A1416   (Wimberly,B)    Hydrothermal decomposition energy

A1583   (Wimberly,B)    Stormwater util.-auth. creation

A1584   (Wimberly,B)    Green Bldg, Infrastructure Tax Cred. Act

A2180   (Andrzejczak,B)    Bumble Bee-desig NJ St Native Pollinator

A2276   (Quijano,A)    Disab. vets-exemp mun parking meter fees

A2282   (Quijano,A)    Constr. lien claims-concerns

A2286   (Quijano,A)    Pub. works contractors-apprenticeship

A2287   (Quijano,A)    Unfair labor practice claim-jurisdiction

A2313   (Quijano,A)    VFWs Posts-vol. contrib thru tax returns

A2327   (Quijano,A)    E-mail notification sys. alert-create

A2385   (McKeon,J)    Mun. shared svc. energy auth-creates

ACR112   (McKeon,J)    FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space

AR66   (Quijano,A)    Small Business Saturday-resid support

AR68   (Quijano,A)    Shop Main Street-encourage resid.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A156   (Andrzejczak,B)    State's farm to sch prog-post on website

A564   (Garcia,C)    Commencement speakers-proh use of St fds

A790   (Tucker,C)    Postage for goods, Armed Forces-tax cred

A973   (Garcia,C)    Sch. constr. pub.-priv agreements-allows

A1305   (Riley,C)    Native vegetation-concerns

A1348   (Quijano,A)    Boil water notice-req via phone or email

A1418   (Wimberly,B)    Master meter sys, resid dwellings-allows

A2180   (Wilson,G)    Bumble Bee-desig NJ St Native Pollinator

A2183   (Garcia,C)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2293   (Quijano,A)    Hurricane Sandy recovery fds.-oversight

A2315   (Diegnan,P)    Casinos at Meadowlands Complex-estab.

A2385   (Diegnan,P)    Mun. shared svc. energy auth-creates

A2478   (Vainieri Huttle,V)   East Sea-between Korean peninsula/Japan

A2540   (Singleton,T)   Foreign internet wagering-auth. permits

ACR93   (Cryan,J)    Electronic smoking devices-regulate

AR40   (Conaway,H)    Patient Prot, Affordable Care Act-grant

Third Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

A2183   (Benson,D)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act
AJR32   (Coughlin,C)    Alimony law study commission-estab.

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A156   (Riley,C)    State's farm to sch prog-post on website

A213   (Quijano,A)    Police/FF/Teacher Home-buyer Asst. Act

A1408   (Wimberly,B)    Emer. svcs.-req. pub. util. bill cred.

A1417   (Wimberly,B)    Govt. Energy Reliability, Savings Act

A1422   (Wimberly,B)    Office of Clean Energy-creates

A1466   (Garcia,C)    Transp. med. needs students-concerns

A2108   (Caride,M)    Drilling techniques, cert.-concerns

A2183   (Mosquera,G)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2385   (Jasey,M)    Mun. shared svc. energy auth-creates

A2478   (Eustace,T)   East Sea-between Korean peninsula/Japan

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1132   (Garcia,C)    Traffic siganl monitoring prog.-repeal

A2183   (Benson,D)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2184   (Garcia,C)    Vet. death certificate-concerns

A2187   (Garcia,C)    Housing Assist. for Vets. Act-estab.

A2319   (Auth,R)    Co govt, fire & sch dist-prop tax refund

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:


A967   (Jasey,M)    Per Capita Library Aid;$3M
A2183   (Webber,J)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

The Assembly adjourned at 6:15 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 20, 2014 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/6/2014):