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Vol. XXVII No. 8                                                                               216th Legislature $ Second Annual Session


The Members of both Houses of the 216th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the Annual Budget Message from the Honorable Chris Christie, Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Nominations Notice of Intention Received 2/10/2015:

      John D. O’Dwyer, of Waldwick.

Nominations Reported from Committee:


      Jeffrey  Link, of Franklinville.



      Robert  Barr, of Ocean City, to replace Robert Jackson.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

SR116    Gill,N    Upper Montclair RR Station-not hist site

Bills Introduced:

S2763    Beck,J/Cunningham,S    DUI, drugs-estab. per se standards   REF SLP

S2764    Van Drew,J    Prop, vacant-maintenance viol on website   REF SCU

S2765    Turner,S/Greenstein,L    Testing in pub. sch-prov info to parents   REF SED

S2766    Turner,S+1    Admin of standardized assess-proh. cert.   REF SED

S2767    Turner,S+3    Admin. of standardized assess-concerns   REF SED

S2768    Turner,S/Greenstein,L+1    Standardized assessments-concerns   REF SED

S2769    Smith,B/Bateman,C    CBT rev.-dedicate to open space prog.   REF SEN

S2770    Sweeney,S    Achieving a Better Life Experience prog.   REF SHH

SJR69    Sweeney,S    World Autism Awareness Day-desig April 2   REF SHH

Concurrent Resolution Passed:


An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted by voice vote.

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A3465 Sca (1R)    Andrzejczak,B/Wimberly,B    Boat operation-concerns min. age req.   REP/SCA

A3579 AcaAaAaSca (4R)    Moriarty,P/Benson,D    MV recording devices-limits data access   REP/SCA

S832 Sca (1R)    Norcross,D/Whelan,J    Voting regis.-concerns age   REP/SCA

S1736 Sca (1R)    Oroho,S/Van Drew,J    Admin. Procedure Act-revises   REP/SCA

S2057 Sca (1R)    Lesniak,R/Bateman,C    Shark fins-proh, cert sale or possession   REP/SCA

S2174 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P/Holzapfel,J    Air bags, nonfunctional counterfeit-proh   REP/SCA


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


S2257 Sca (1R)    Van Drew,J    Boat operation-concerns min. age req.   REP/SCA

S2357 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P/Greenstein,L    Sexual assault higher ed instit-svc info   REP/SCA

S2358 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P    Sexual assault higher ed-post on website   REP/SCA

S2433 Sca (1R)    Madden,F/Beach,J    MV recording devices-limits data access   REP/SCA

S2664 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P    Sexual assault higher ed instit-concerns   REP/SCA

Bills Referred/SBA:

S2357 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P/Greenstein,L    Sexual assault higher ed instit-svc info  

S2358 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P    Sexual assault higher ed-post on website  

S2664 Sca (1R)    Barnes,P    Sexual assault higher ed instit-concerns  

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:


S471 Aa (1R)    Madden,F/Addiego,D+4    Child exam-concerns cardiac health  

S1622 AcaAca (2R)    Madden,F/Vitale,J    Vendor, late unemp taxes-w/hold St pymts  

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Governor's Recommendation/Given Second Reading:

A3083 Acs w/GR (ACS/1R)    Diegnan,P/Moriarty,P+4    Microbeads, cert. products-proh. sale  

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A976 Aca (1R)    Andrzejczak,B/Mazzeo,V+11    Disab. vet.-St. contract set-aside prog.   REF SMV

A1662 Acs (ACS)    Johnson,G/Lagana,J+3    ID theft-expungement of cert. records   REF SJU

A1876    Burzichelli,J/DeAngelo,W+4    Manuf. rebates, mailed-reg.   REF SCM

A2385 Aca (1R)    Chivukula,U/McKeon,J+4    Mun. Shared Svcs. Energy Auth. Act   REF SBA

A2938    Andrzejczak,B/Benson,D+2    Humane societies-concerns mun. contract   REF SCU

A3052 AcaAca (2R)    Mazzeo,V/Pinkin,N+12    Prop. tax, due and owing-concerns   REF SCU

A3156 Acs (ACS)    DeAngelo,W/Bucco,A.M.    Emp. reporting req., cert.-concerns   REF SLA

A3455    Chivukula,U/Mukherji,R+8    Class II renewable energy-definition   REF SEN

A3505 Aca (1R)    Lagana,J/Singleton,T+3    Pub participation lawsuit-dismiss motion   REF SJU

A4043    Schaer,G/Mosquera,G+1    Homeless prev. prog-available on website   REF SCU

A4078 Aca (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Mosquera,G+7    Sexual Assault Survivor Prot Act of 2015   REF SJU

A4133    Giblin,T/Pinkin,N    Nutritional suppl.-allows dispensation   REF SHH

A4146    Andrzejczak,B    Striped bass-reg. taking and mgmt.   REF SEN

A4190    Diegnan,P/Lagana,J+7    Standardized assessments-concerns   REF SED

AJR35 Aca (1R)    Wimberly,B/Prieto,V+4    Youth Smoking Prev. Awareness-desig. May   REF SHH

AJR77    Singleton,T/Conaway,H    Adrenoleukodystrophy Awareness Mo-March   REF SHH

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

A3153    DeAngelo,W/Mosquera,G    UI emp contrib reports-remit, Div of Rev  

A3749    Lampitt,P/Mazzeo,V+7    Vet, cert-estab prog, prov travel assist  

A3970 AcaAa (2R)    Prieto,V/Jimenez,A+1    Co. voc. sch. dist sch fac proj-concerns  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S261   (Cunningham,S)    Vet honorably discharged-estab lic plate

S353   (Singer,R)    Estate tax-phases out

S402 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    Move over law-inform motorists

S671 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    St resid fac, transition-follow-up req

S1021   (Singer,R)    Estate tax-repeals

S1420 Scs (SCS)   (Stack,B)    Architectural Paint Stewardship Act

S1702   (Bucco,A.R.)    Megan's law-conform to fed. req.

S1704   (Bucco,A.R.)    Sex Offender Mgt. Comm.-estab.

S2029   (Lesniak,R)    Sch survey student participation-consent

S2343   (Cunningham,S)    Child care subsidy-concerns

S2540   (Beach,J)    Stalking-concerns electronic monitoring

S2588   (Weinberg,L)    Isolated Confinement Restriction Act

S2766   (Greenstein,L)   Admin of standardized assess-proh. cert.

S2767   (Greenstein,L; Pennacchio,J; Van Drew,J)   Admin. of standardized assess-concerns

S2768   (Van Drew,J)   Standardized assessments-concerns

SCR154 Sca (1R)   (Lesniak,R; Van Drew,J)    Anti-Semitism-condemns all forms

SJR56   (Pennacchio,J)    Opioid Antidote Admin. Comm-estab. temp.

SR72   (Connors,C)    Barnegat Bay-reject seismac blasting

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1705   (Singer,R)    Biosimilar biological-pharm. sub product

S2174 Sca (1R)   (Holzapfel,J)    Air bags, nonfunctional counterfeit-proh

S2316   (Stack,B)    New Home Fire Safety Act

S2450   (Van Drew,J)    Medicaid long-term care-asset transfers

S2535   (Beach,J)    Victim of sexual assault-concerns rights

S2668 Scs (SCS)   (Madden,F)    MVP Emerg. Alert Sys.-estab.

S2704   (Van Drew,J)    Stolen Valor Act

Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S2704   (Rice,R)    Stolen Valor Act

The Senate adjourned at 1:40 P.M. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 to meet again on Thursday, March 5, 2015 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A4221    Wisniewski,J    Gov.-cert. ethical standards apply   REF ASL

A4222    Dancer,R    Home instructors-crim hist background ck   REF AHU

A4223    Bucco,A.M./Simon,D    Name change-MVC accept death cert.   REF ATR

A4224    Eustace,T    Renewable energy portfolio standards   REF ATU

A4225    Bucco,A.M./Webber,J+2    Transfer inheritance tax-exemp cert prop   REF ABU

A4226    Mainor,C    HS graduation-concerns cert. req.   REF AED

A4227    Benson,D/Conaway,H    DOT-update advisability studies   REF ATR

A4228    Fiocchi,S    Ecologically based tourism-concerns map   REF ATG

A4229    Lampitt,P    Health benf plans-unlawful emp practices   REF ALA

A4230    Lampitt,P    Child support judgment-satisfaction   REF AJU

A4231    Lampitt,P/Coughlin,C    Health care svcs thru telemedicine-auth.   REF AHE

A4232    Eustace,T    No. Jersey Dist Water Supply-consolidate   REF AEN

A4233    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Advanced care planning-Medicaid cover   REF AFI

A4234    Space,P    Parental rights-no infringement   REF AJU

A4235    Auth,R    Transparent Tax Act of 2015   REF AFI

A4236    Dancer,R    Mail-in ballot, deceased voter-concerns   REF AJU

A4237    Dancer,R    Retir. Standardbred foundation-fd.   REF ATG

A4238    Dancer,R    Carjacking convictions-not expunged   REF AJU

A4239    Gove,D/Rumpf,B    Disab. vet. real prop, cert.-tax exemp.   REF AMV

A4240    Giblin,T    Criminal records-concerns expungement   REF AJU

A4241    Lagana,J    STEM Entrepreneur Fellowship Prog-estab.   REF ALA

A4242    Singleton,T    Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb   REF AHU

A4243    Singleton,T    Parole elig. pilot prog, alt.-estab.   REF ALP

A4244    Singleton,T    Pilot reentry court prog.-estab.   REF AJU

A4245    Prieto,V/Jimenez,A    Helicopter-reduce aviation fac operation   REF ATR

A4246    Jimenez,A/Moriarty,P    Emission control equip.-dealer disclose   REF ACO

A4247    Angelini,M/Casagrande,C    Sch. dist. personnel-TPAF enrollment   REF AED

A4248    Jasey,M/Wilson,G    NJ Land Bank Law   REF AHO

A4249    Coughlin,C    Tongue tie-newborn infant screening req.   REF AWC

A4250    Dancer,R/Casagrande,C    Handgun definition-incl antique firearms   REF ALP

A4251    Conaway,H    Tobacco products-incr. wholesale tax   REF AHE

A4252    Mainor,C/Johnson,G    St.-admin. retir. sys.-assets investment   REF ASL

A4253    Angelini,M/Lampitt,P+1    Endangering welfare of a child-concerns   REF AJU

A4254    Angelini,M    Sch. personnel-concerns assaults   REF AJU

AJR100    Andrzejczak,B/Tucker,C+13    Coast Guard Wk.-desig first wk in August   REF AMV

AR220    Rumpf,B/Gove,D    Barnegat Bay-reject seismac blasting   REF AEN

AR221    McGuckin,G    Oil, natural gas drilling-oppose plan   REF AEN


Concurrent Resolution Passed:


An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted by voice vote.



Co-Sponsors Added:

A2913 Aca (1R)   (Ciattarelli,J)    Black Swallowtail butterfly-St butterfly

A3977   (O'Scanlon,D)    Animal restraint-estab. offense

Second Prime Sponsors Added:


A3188   (Jimenez,A)    Prop record cards-electronic format req.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A3006   (Eustace,T)    Fire dist-estab consolidating procedures
A4231   (Conaway,H)   Health care svcs thru telemedicine-auth.
A4250   (Fiocchi,S)    Handgun definition-incl antique firearms

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A685   (Benson,D)    Driv. lic exam-distracted driv questions

AR65   (Wilson,G)    Airlines-proh baggage fee, mil personnel


The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:


*Effective February 25, 2015

Assembly Higher Education Committee:

Assemblyman Jamel C. Holley (20)


Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee:

Assemblyman Jamel C. Holley (20)


The Assembly adjourned at 5:49 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 2, 2015 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/23/2015):