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Vol. XXVI No. 9                                                                                    216th Legislature $ First 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 Advise and Consent:


      Michael J. Haas, of Edgewater Park.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:


      Michael J. Haas, of Edgewater Park.

Nominations Reported from Committee:


      Michael J. Haas, of Edgewater Park.

Bills Introduced:

S1234    Singer,R    White Swan Cleaners, Monmouth Co-cleanup   REF SEN

S1236    Barnes,P    Internal affairs functions-pilot prog.   REF SLP

S1237    Weinberg,L    Bleeding Disorders Treatment Fd.   REF SHH

S1238    Weinberg,L    Toll free telecommunication svc.-review   REF SSG

S1239    Weinberg,L    Util bills, unpaid-modify interest rate   REF SCU

S1240    Oroho,S    Commercial corridors, Highlands-devel.   REF SEN

S1241    Holzapfel,J    Communications, stored-unlawful access   REF SJU

S1242    Holzapfel,J    Spectator-based lawsuits-prov. immunity   REF SJU

S1243    Bateman,C    Hotels, liquor lic.-concerns   REF SLP

S1244    Holzapfel,J    Drag racing-upgrades penal.   REF SLP

S1245    Holzapfel,J    Jury duty-exemp. police   REF SJU

S1246    Holzapfel,J    Theft, st. of emerg.-mandatory penal.   REF SLP

S1247    Holzapfel,J    Driv. lic. suspended-notify police   REF SLP

S1248    Holzapfel,J    Family restroom-req. in St. parks   REF SEN

S1249    Holzapfel,J    Beaches, St.-owned-proh. smoking   REF SHH

S1250    Madden,F/Beach,J    Medicaid Smart Card Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SHH

S1251    Beach,J    Alternative fueled veh.-concerns purch.   REF SEN

S1252    Beach,J    Child passenger restraint sys.-concerns   REF STR

S1253    Beach,J    GPS navigation devices-concerns   REF STR

S1254    Turner,S    St. mileage reimb.-set at IRS rate   REF SSG

S1255    Whelan,J    HVACR lic. req.-exempts cert. persons   REF SCM

S1256    Turner,S    Website ads-proh cert products to minors   REF SCM

S1257    Turner,S    Innovation zone prog.-estab.   REF SEG

S1258    Turner,S    Electric power reliability-BPU mandate   REF SEG

S1259    Turner,S    Restraining orders-condition of release   REF SJU

S1260    Addiego,D    Realty transfer fee-exemp. cert. spouses   REF SEG

S1261    Turner,S    Dometic viol. offenses-clarify   REF SJU

S1262    Rice,R    Minors weapons off-proh. plea bargaining   REF SJU

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1263    Turner,S    Devel. subsidies-estab. emp. goals   REF SEG

S1264    Turner,S    Emp. practices-concerns devel. subsidies   REF SLA

S1265    Turner,S    Devel. subsidies-concerns repymt.   REF SEG

S1266    Turner,S    Textbooks, higher ed. instit.-concerns   REF SHI

S1267    Turner,S    Sch dist-full-day kindergarten req.   REF SED

S1268    Turner,S    Charter sch application-modify timeframe   REF SED

S1269    Turner,S    Students, cert.-concerns ed. costs   REF SED

S1270    Turner,S    Drunk driv. w/minor-incr. penal.   REF SLP

S1271    Turner,S    Sch bus operation w/suspended lic-crime   REF STR

S1272    Turner,S    Crim. firearms recovery clearing house   REF SLP

S1273    Turner,S    Red light camera pilot prog.-guidance   REF STR

S1274    Turner,S    Charter sch. admin.-salary cap   REF SED

S1275    Ruiz,M    Teacher loan redemption prog.-estab.   REF SED

S1276    Ruiz,M    Teaching Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SED

S1277    Sarlo,P/Bucco,A.R.    Limo svc.-removes sales tax imposition   REF STR

S1278    Rice,R    Electric circuit maps-prov. to mun.   REF SEG

S1279    Rice,R    Lead Haz Control Assist Fd;$10M   REF SCU

S1280    Rice,R    Water supply/sewerage charges-tax deduct   REF SCU

S1281    Rice,R    Capital improvements-income tax cred.   REF SCU

S1282    Rice,R    Manuf. fac-exemp sales of energy   REF SEG

S1283    Rice,R    Pol subdiv pub work contract-loc hiring   REF SLA

S1284    Doherty,M    Tuition costs, cert. sch. dist-prov addl   REF SED

S1285    Doherty,M    Raw milk permit prog.-estab.   REF SEG

S1286    Doherty,M/Allen,D    Body imaging scanners-proh. use.   REF STR

S1287    Doherty,M    Handgun permit-revises procedures   REF SLP

S1288    Doherty,M    Vol fire companies-exemp charitable fees   REF SLP

S1289    Sarlo,P    MV franchisees rights-revise law   REF SCM

S1290    Allen,D    Murderer-AG prev halfway house placement   REF SLP

S1291    Allen,D/Bucco,A.R.    Victimization of sr. cit., disab.-crime   REF SJU

S1292    Allen,D    CDS-concerns distrib. in pub. place   REF SJU

S1293    Allen,D    Eminent domain-temp. moratorium on use   REF SCU

S1294    Allen,D    Lic. home inspector-background ck. req.   REF SCU

S1295    Allen,D    Inheritance taxes, cert.-elim.   REF SBA

S1296    Allen,D    Hearing aid expenses-income tax cred.   REF SHH

S1297    Allen,D    Fed. retir. contrib.-excl. income tax   REF SBA

S1298    Allen,D    Plant closing-suspend mortgage interest   REF SCM

S1299    Allen,D    DHS emp. assault-upgrade penal.   REF SLP

S1300    Allen,D    Adult Work First NJ recipient-training   REF SLA

S1301    Allen,D    Vibration analysis, cert. rts.-conduct   REF SEN

S1302    Allen,D    Child care svc.-income tax deduct.   REF SHH

S1303    Allen,D/Vitale,J+2    Devel disab-concern special needs trusts   REF SHH

S1304    Allen,D    Children of fallen ff-creates lic. plate   REF STR

S1305    Norcross,D    Police veh.-cameras req.   REF SLP

S1306    Sweeney,S    Superstorm Sandy Bill of Rights-estab.   REF SCU

SCR57    Turner,S    Transit benf parity-reinstate   REF STR

SCR58    Rice,R    Priv pub svc contracts-set min standards   REF SSG

SCR59    Doherty,M    Health care coverage-proh St/Fed law reg   REF SCM

SCR60    Doherty,M/Allen,D    Aiport advanced imaging tech-concerns   REF STR

SCR61    Allen,D/Oroho,S    Eminent domain-limit exercise   REF SCU

SCR62      Rice,R/Turner,S    Econ Justice, Equal Emp Opportunity   REF SLA

SJR30    Allen,D    Rip Current Awareness Wk.-1st wk in June   REF SEN

SJR31    Allen,D    Animal Rescue Day-first Saturday in Oct.   REF SEG

SR28    Singer,R    Oyster Creek Station-install filters   REF SEN

SR29    Barnes,P    Traditional classroom teaching-supports   REF SED

SR30    Turner,S    College football-proh. cert. contact   REF SHI

SR31    Turner,S    Gun crime-urges expeditious disposition   REF SLP

SR33    Allen,D    Youth sport event-urge codes of conduct   REF SLP


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 Withdrawn From The Files:

S109    Bucco,A.R.    Solar photovoltaic sys, cert..-id emblem    FROM SEN 

S145    Bateman,C    Liquor lic.-reduce number of hotel rooms    FROM SLP

Co-Sponsors Added:


S234   (Beck,J)    Per Capita Library Aid;$3M

S849   (Bucco,A.R.)    Tuition Equality for America's Military

S875   (Bateman,C)    Gov. Records Council-concerns memb.

S939   (Kyrillos,J)    Black Swallowtail butterfly-St butterfly

S944 Sca (1R)   (Barnes,P)    Mun. shared svc. energy auth-creates

S1041   (Beck,J; Cunningham,S; Greenstein,L; Lesniak,R; Pou,N; Rice,R; Singer,R; Smith,B; Turner,S)    Drilling techniques, cert.

S1082   (Greenstein,L; Oroho,S; Thompson,S; Van Drew,J)    Retir. income-elim. income cap excl.

S1083   (Oroho,S)    Fuel dealers, cert.-allow product refund

S1086   (Oroho,S)    St.-funded health benf. plans-concerns

S1088   (Bateman,C; Beck,J; Doherty,M; Kean,T; Madden,F; Pennacchio,J; Thompson,S; Van Drew,J; Vitale,J; Whelan,J)    Crime victim-

     clarify impact statement

S1090   (Bateman,C)    Unpaid prop tax-concerns cert. interest

S1091   (Bateman,C; Vitale,J)    Affordable housing devel. fees-concerns

S1303   (Addiego,D; Gordon,R)     Devel disab-concern special needs trusts  

SCR13   (Oroho,S)    Vet. prop. tax deduction-incr. to $500

SR24   (Allen,D; Ruiz,M)    Athletics Assoc-adopt equal pay scale

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S261   (Doherty,M)    Vet honorably discharged-estab lic plate

S581 Sca (1R)   (Lesniak,R)    Adv. cyberinfrastructure strategic plan

S582 Sca (1R)   (Lesniak,R)    Big Data Alliance-desig.

S896   (Sweeney,S)    Stephen Komninos' Law-devel. disab. prot

S1020   (Oroho,S)    Post-Viability Prot. Act

S1022   (Oroho,S)    Rt. 24-dedesig. portions

S1062   (Allen,D)    Vol. tuition cred. prog.-clarify courses

S1081   (Oroho,S)    Lake Hopatcong Comm.-changes memb.

S1082   (Pennacchio,J)    Retir. income-elim. income cap excl.

S1083   (Van Drew,J)    Fuel dealers, cert.-allow product refund

S1084   (Cardinale,G)    Compressed natural gas sch. buses-devel.

S1086   (Pou,N)    St.-funded health benf. plans-concerns

S1090   (Whelan,J)    Unpaid prop tax-concerns cert. interest

S1093   (Pennacchio,J)    Name change-MVC accept death cert.

S1094   (Van Drew,J)    Home health care emp-auto insur coverage

S1112   (Allen,D)    Body scans-violate St. statutes

S1115   (Allen,D)    Prop taxes, delinquent-credit tax refund

S1169   (Barnes,P)    Med. marijuana-equal to prescribed meds

S1181   (Madden,F)    Epilepsy drugs-proh. substitution

SCR46   (Vitale,J)    Jt Task Force, Health Insur-reconstitute

SJR24   (Norcross,D)    Rare Disease Awareness Day-Feb, last day


The Senate President has made the following appointments:


*Effective January 31, 2014


State House Commission:


Senator Bob Smith (17)

Senator Robert J. Gordon (38)


*Effective February 4, 2014


New Jersey Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning:


Senator Samuel D. Thompson (12)


*Effective February 10, 2014


New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education:


Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg, of Edison.


The Senate President has made the following reappointments:


*Effective February 4, 2014


Joint Committee on the Public Schools:


Senator Diane B. Allen (7)
Senator Samuel D. Thompson (12)


*Effective February 10, 2014


Casino Revenue Fund Advisory Commission:


James A. Carney, of Egg Harbor Township.


*Effective February 11, 2014


Legislative Services Commission:


Senator Nia H. Gill (34)

Senator Robert M. Gordon (38)

Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3)

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37)


*Effective February 18, 2014


Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25)


Senate Democratic Leadership:


Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), Senate President

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37), Majority Leader

Senator Nia H. Gill (34), President Pro Tempore

Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36), Deputy Majority Leader

Senator Linda R. Greenstein (14), Assistant Majority Leader
Senator Donald Norcross (5), Assistant Majority Leader

Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (29), Assistant Majority Leader

Senator Robert M. Gordon (38), Majority Conference Leader

Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31), Majority Whip

The Senate adjourned at 5:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 27, 2014 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

AR88    Schaer,G/Prieto,V    Emerg matters-qual for Jones Act waiver 

Bills Introduced:

A2740    Diegnan,P/Johnson,G    Per pupil admin. cost limits-elim budget   REF AED

A2741    McKeon,J    Alco. bev. lic.-mun. issue cert. surplus   REF ARO

A2742    McKeon,J    Billboard ad space-auth. loc. option tax   REF ASL

A2743    McKeon,J    OPRA record requests-deposit req.   REF AJU

A2744    Bucco,A.M.    Juv. admitted to drug court prog-permits   REF AJU

A2745    Bucco,A.M.    Minor emp. cert.-revise application proc   REF ALA

A2746    McKeon,J    Fire resistance furnishings-pub bldg req   REF ACO

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A2747    McKeon,J    St. permitting fees-exemp. loc. units   REF ASL

A2748    McKeon,J    Co. prosecutors' office-St. assume costs   REF AJU

A2749    McKeon,J    Home energy inspections-report analysis   REF AHO

A2750    McKeon,J    Mun emp early retir incentive prog-estab   REF ASL

A2751    Wilson,G    Mun, co roads-sell to connect solar fac.   REF ATU

A2752    Tucker,C    Sons of Amer Legion-pd. leave of absence   REF AMV

A2753    Wisniewski,J    MV headlights-req. use, hwy constr areas   REF ATR

A2754    Wisniewski,J    Inspector General PANYNJ-subpoena power   REF ATR

A2755    Vainieri Huttle,V    Societal benf charge fds-concerns alloc.   REF ATU

A2756    Wisniewski,J    Class action lawsuits-concerns   REF AJU

A2757    Benson,D    Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage   REF AWC

A2758    Benson,D    Campaign finan. info.-disclose   REF AJU

A2759    Fiocchi,S    Murderer-AG prev halfway house placement   REF ALP

A2760    Mukherji,R/Singleton,T    Court fees-revise or supplement   REF AJU

A2761    Mukherji,R/Singleton,T    Electric pub util flood mitigation plans   REF ATU

A2762    Johnson,G    Birth cert. fee-support NJ Blood Bank   REF AWC

A2763    Johnson,G    OPRA-makes cert. access changes   REF AJU

A2764    Johnson,G    St-owned Hist. Sites Comm.-estab.   REF ATG

A2765    Space,P/McHose,A    Firewood sale-concerns   REF AAN

A2766    Space,P/McHose,A    Embryonic stem cell research-concerns   REF AHE

A2767    Dancer,R    Intersection, cert-desig alt emerg power   REF AHS

A2768    Dancer,R    Telecommunications carriers-concerns   REF ACO

A2769    Conaway,H/Lagana,J    Med Exam Bd-conduct internat crim check   REF AHE

A2770    Conaway,H/Lagana,J    Opioid antidotes-prov. EMT administer   REF AHE

AJR60    Wilson,G/Riley,C    Native Plant Appreciation Mo.-desig June   REF AAN

AR87    Vainieri Huttle,V    PANYNJ-NJ resid., discount toll plan   REF ATR


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:

A214 Aca (1R)   (Pinkin,N)    Mun court-clarify auth, suspend driv lic

A535   (Fiocchi,S)    Agric. driv. lic-reestab driv privileges

A801 Aca (1R)   (Pinkin,N)    NJTA-study rest area rev generating svcs

A810   (Pinkin,N)    Vet org.-exemp nonprofit corp filing fee

A1314   (Jimenez,A; Pinkin,N)    Libraries-vol. income tax contrib.

A1566   (Wilson,G)    Summer pymt plan-each sch. dist. offer

A2019   (Pinkin,N)    Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees

A2108   (Oliver,S)    Drilling techniques, cert.-concerns

ACR34 Aca (1R)   (Munoz,N)    Carbon monoxide detector-install in bldg

ACR93   (Pinkin,N)    Electronic smoking devices-regulate

AR40   (Pinkin,N)    Patient Prot, Affordable Care Act-grant

AR79   (Johnson,G)    Family Cord Blood Banking Act-Cong pass

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A869   (Pinkin,N)    Condos owners-disab. accomodation rights

A2715   (Lagana,J)    Higher Ed. Funding Formula Comm.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A186   (Munoz,N)    Campaign fds.-keep detailed records

A1314   (Jasey,M)    Libraries-vol. income tax contrib.

A1812   (Mazzeo,V)    Lemon Law-extend prot. to farm equip.

A1815   (Wimberly,B)    Expungement Waiting Period Study Comm.

A2728   (Singleton,T)    Econ. Redevel Growth Grant Prog-deadline

A2769  (Mazzeo,V)    Med Exam Bd-conduct internat crim check

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A2158   (Quijano,A)    Auto insur. fraud prev. measures-estab.

The Assembly adjourned at 6:01 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 27, 2014 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/24/2014):