for February 13, 2012


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Vol. XXIV No. 8                                                                                    215th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Advise and Consent:


      Ana C. Viscomi, of Red Bank.

Nominations Notice of Intention Received 2/10/2012:


      Douglas K. Wolfson, of North Brunswick.

Bills Introduced:

S1567    Turner,S    Child support orders-concerns   REF SJU

S1568    Turner,S    St-admin retire. sys-reinstate auto COLA   REF SSG

S1569    Turner,S    Undergrad. resid tuition-proh. cert incr   REF SHI

S1570    Turner,S    Affordable housing prog-estab guidelines   REF SCU

S1571    Turner,S    St govt shutdown-concerns essential emp   REF SSG

S1572    Turner,S    Vet, wartime svc. disab.-incr. allowance   REF SMV

S1573    Turner,S    Temp. resid. assist.-DHS adopt reg.   REF SHH

S1574    Turner,S    Large trucks-restricted to cert. hwy.   REF STR

S1575    Turner,S    Pub. emp. pension fds.-concerns   REF SSG

S1576    Turner,S    Mun. redevel. powers-modifies procedures   REF SCU

S1577    Beck,J    Race tracks-cigar smoking ban exception   REF SSG

S1578    Beck,J/Bateman,C    Kyleigh's Law-no decal req, devel. tech.   REF STR

S1579    Beck,J/Bateman,C    First-time home buyers-prov. tax credit   REF SBA

S1580    Bucco,A    Home health care emp-auto insur coverage   REF SCM

S1581    Bucco,A    Charter sch. fac.-estab. St. aid prog.   REF SED

S1582    Bucco,A    Substance abuse prev. prog.-estab.   REF SED

S1583    Bucco,A    Fed. emp. contrib., cert-excl income tax   REF SBA

S1584    Bucco,A    Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax   REF SLP

S1585    Bucco,A    Community rehab. prog.-bus. tax cred.   REF SEG

S1586    Bucco,A    EMTs-concerns   REF SHH

S1587    Bucco,A    Del. Riv. Jt. Toll Bridge Comm.-abolish   REF STR

S1588    Rice,R    Civil union-concern statutory provisions   REF SJU

S1589    Rice,R    Teacher certifications req-concerns cred   REF SED

S1590    Rice,R    Charter sch application-specify cert req   REF SED

S1591    Rice,R    Transp.-related infrastructure proj.   REF STR

S1592    Rice,R    Tenured pub. sch. emp.-comp. arbitration   REF SED

S1593    Rice,R    Charter sch, new-estab. 3 yr. moratorium   REF SED

S1594    Rice,R    Persons w/o permanent residence-id cards   REF SCU

S1595    Singer,R/Vitale,J    Sex offenders, convicted-HIV test req.   REF SLP

S1596    Singer,R/Thompson,S    Videotaping-third degree crime   REF SLP

S1597    Kean,T/Oroho,S    Urban Transit Hub Tax Cred. Act-expands   REF SEG



Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

S1598    Weinberg,L    Advanced practice nuse-death certificate   REF SHH

S1599    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L    Gestational carrier agreement, cert-auth   REF SHH

SCR89    Lesniak,R/Scutari,N    John Ray Wilson-Gov commute 5yr sentence   REF SJU

SCR90    Turner,S    Companies bring jobs to US-tax incentive   REF SLA

SCR91    Weinberg,L+1    St. Parole Bd.-transfer functions   REF SJU

SJR41    Singer,R    Alimony law study commission-estab.   REF SJU

SJR42    Madden,F/Vitale,J    Multi Sclerosis Ed/Awareness-desig March   REF SHH

SR44    Turner,S    College football-proh. cert. contact   REF SHI

SR45    Weinberg,L    Comprehensive vaccine safety study-fund   REF SHH

Bills Passed:

S1    Weinberg,L/Lesniak,R+6    Marriage Equality, Religious Exemp Act   (24-16)

S173       Singer,R/Addiego,D+4    St. physician workforce supply-analyze   (40-0)

S323 Sca (1R)    Whelan,J/Oroho,S+7    Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets   (40-0)

S437    Sacco,N    Emission control equip.-dealer disclose   (37-2)

S454    Turner,S/Vitale,J+1    Sch survey student participation-consent   (25-15)

S503    Bucco,A/Norcross,D+1    Med oxygen prov-notify ff, stop delivery   (40-0)

S578       Madden,F/Norcross,D    Purple Heart Mem. Vet. Hwy.-desig. Rt.42   (40-0)

S610       Sweeney,S/Oroho,S+1    Ed. svc. agencies-concerns estab.   (28-12)

S618    Sweeney,S/Allen,D+2    Disab. student sch trans-flashing lights   (40-0)

S658 Sca (1R)    Stack,B    Sewerage connection fees-concerns   (37-3)

S852    Vitale,J/Gordon,R+4    Auto external defibrillator-immunity   (37-1)

S873 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S    Workforce Econ Devel-prov basic training   (39-0)

S876       Lesniak,R/Cunningham,S+1    Ex-offenders-permits cert. employment   (36-0)

S965 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Norcross,D    Civilian fed FF-extend hiring preference   (40-0)

S1026    Whelan,J/Connors,C+6    VETeach Pilot Prog.-estab.   (40-0)

S1027    Lesniak,R/Sweeney,S+2    Higher Ed. constr. application-deadline   (40-0)

S1084 Sca (1R)    Smith,B/Sarlo,P    Adopt a Stormwater Mgmt. Basin Act   (40-0)

S1328    Codey,R    Type II dist.-move election to Nov.   (38-0)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

S81 ScaSa (2R)    Bateman,C+5    Health care instit, unused meds-concerns   (37-0) (Bateman)

S375 ScaSa (2R)    Beach,J/Vitale,J    Med. fragile students-estab. standards   (35-0) (Beach)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:

SJR24 Ss (SS)    Codey,R    Teen Dating Viol Awareness Prev Mo-Feb.   (35-0) (Codey)

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S476    Thompson,S    E-ZPass transponder theft-concerns   FROM STR

Co-Sponsors Added:

S87     (Holzapfel,J)    Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

S180   (O'Toole,K)    Sex offenders-concerns release

S186   (Norcross,D)    Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

S203   (O'Toole,K)    Law enforce. off., cert.-carry firearm

S223   (O'Toole,K)    DEP lands, fishing/hunting-no net loss

S224   (O'Toole,K)    Fish, Game Council-auth. to reg.

S226   (O'Toole,K)    Highlands planning area-concerns

S234   (O'Toole,K)    Natl Guard emp-allow bus/income tax cred

S290   (Bucco,A; O'Toole,K)    Sex offenders-satellite-based monitoring

S302   (Oroho,S)    Transparency in Govt. Act

S323 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D; Cunningham,S)    Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets

S455   (Rice,R)    Emp. discrim., based on credit-proh.

S503   (Oroho,S)    Med oxygen prov-notify ff, stop delivery


Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

S570   (Oroho,S; O'Toole,K)    Sex off. residence-mun. reg.

S642   (Oroho,S)    Jessica Lunsford Act-assault on child

S727   (Weinberg,L)    Video lottery terminals-Meadowlands

S864   (Weinberg,L)    Juv's right to representation-clarify

S876   (Norcross,D)    Ex-offenders-permits cert. employment

S908   (Bucco,A)    Flood Control Mitigation, Prev. Bond Act

S1026   (Bucco,A; Gordon,R)    VETeach Pilot Prog.-estab.

S1085   (Oroho,S)    Forest harvest prog-estab St.-owned land

S1091   (Oroho,S)    Hunting, fishing lic., free-cert mil svc

S1143   (Codey,R; Sarlo,P)    Safe Playing Fields Act

S1222   (Weinberg,L)    Physician profiling prog.-reg.

S1224   (Weinberg,L)    Rape care advocates-concerns

S1229   (Weinberg,L)    Workforce Shortage Loan Redemption Prog.

S1239   (Weinberg,L)    Mammograms, cert.-benefit coverage req.

S1340   (Oroho,S)    Regional auth.-improve acct. measures

S1362   (O'Toole,K)    I-78 & I-80-proh. tolls

S1363   (O'Toole,K)    Highlands preserv. area-allows prop excl

S1405   (O'Toole,K)    Alex DeCroce Crime Victim's Bill, Rights

S1456   (Whelan,J)    Organ transplant recipient-proh. discrim

SCR11 Sca (1R)   (Madden,F)    Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

SCR72   (Oroho,S)    Judge's salary-clarify funding emp. benf

SCR76   (Bucco,A)    Natl Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Act

SCR91   (Oroho,S)    St. Parole Bd.-transfer functions

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S402   (Weinberg,L)    Sr. housing-install emerg. generators

S433   (Beach,J)    Sch buses-2 way communication req.

S503   (Norcross,D)    Med oxygen prov-notify ff, stop delivery

S591   (O'Toole,K)    Corrupt Gains Restitution Act-estab.

S655   (O'Toole,K)    Drug free zone-playgrounds, pub. parks

S821   (Whelan,J)    Stormwater runoff control-auth. measures

S861   (Weinberg,L)    Inmate complaints-modifies laws

S965 Sca (1R)   (Norcross,D)    Civilian fed FF-extend hiring preference

S1023   (Oroho,S)    St., loc. auth. off & emp-concerns comp.

S1084 Sca (1R)   (Smith,B)    Adopt a Stormwater Mgmt. Basin Act

S1128   (Scutari,N)    First-time off.-estab intervention prog.

S1210   (Norcross,D)    Surgical practices- req. lic by DHSS

S1257   (Weinberg,L)    Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S1269   (Norcross,D)    Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment

S1317   (Weinberg,L)    Nonpartisan mun. elections-concerns

S1333   (O'Toole,K)    Conviction cert offenses-forfeit pub off

S1340   (O'Toole,K)    Regional auth.-improve acct. measures

S1414   (Sarlo,P)    Barnegat Bay-adopt total max daily loads

S1472   (Norcross,D)    Guide dog training-allow pub fac. access

S1476   (Oroho,S)    St. Auditor-expands duties

S1566   (Buono,B)    Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act

SCR51   (Oroho,S)    Eminent domain-limit exercise

SCR57   (Oroho,S)    St. govt. spending-proh. St courts auth.

SJR33   (Weinberg,L)    ALS Awareness Mo.-desig. May

SJR34   (Bucco,A)    Blue Ribbon Comm. Study Alimony Reform

SR43   (Oroho,S)    Immigration reform-President enforce


Third Prime Sponsor Added:

S1456   (Beach,J)    Organ transplant recipient-proh. discrim





The Senate President has made the following appointment:


*Effective February 13, 2012


Legislative Services Commission:


Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), to replace Senator Richard J. Codey (27).


The Senate adjourned at 4:37 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 16, 2012 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).


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 (02/09/2012):