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Vol. XXX No. 12                                                                                  218th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Advise and Consent:


      Colonel Jemal  Beale, of Ocean Township.



      Tahesha  Way, of Wayne.

Nomination Corrected Copy:



      Catherine  McCabe, of Princeton *NOT* New York, New York.

Bills Introduced:

S1976    Gopal,V    Pensions-proh St, investing in firearms   REF SSG

S1977    Doherty,M    Vet. prop. tax benf.-extends   REF SCU

S1978    Doherty,M    Operation Uphold Democracy Vet-PERS benf   REF SSG

S1979    Doherty,M    Elect President Natl Popular Vote-repeal   REF SSG

S1980    Doherty,M    Pub. emp accumulated sick leave-concerns   REF SSG

S1981    Doherty,M    Natl. guards-auth. to carry firearms   REF SMV

S1982    Doherty,M    Spaying reduced-cost prog-disab. elig.   REF SEG

S1983    Doherty,M    Wood burning units, outdoor-reg.   REF SEN

S1984    Doherty,M/Pennacchio,J    MV, inpection not req.-issue certificate   REF STR

S1985    Doherty,M    Firearm ID cards-police chief issue   REF SLP

S1986    Doherty,M    Courthouse fac.-concerns   REF SJU

S1987    Doherty,M    Court appearances, cert.-concerns   REF SJU

S1988    Doherty,M    Pub. emp labor org-restrict cert contrib   REF SSG

S1989    Doherty,M    Pub. emp salaries-not exceed Gov. salary   REF SSG

S1990    Pou,N    Energy slamming practices-incr. penal.   REF SEG

S1991    Bucco,A.R.    Pub-priv alt. fueling station pilot prog   REF SEN

S1992    Bucco,A.R.    Air qual., indoor ice arenas-standards   REF SEN

S1993    Bucco,A.R.    Compressed natural gas sch. buses-devel.   REF SEN

S1994    Bucco,A.R.    Electric veh charging sys-prop tax exemp   REF SEN

S1995    Bucco,A.R.    Handgun definition-incl antique firearms   REF SLP

S1996    Bucco,A.R.    Sex offense, foreign country-Megan's Law   REF SJU

S1997    Bucco,A.R.    Firearm display, lic. dealers-clarify   REF SLP

S1998    Bucco,A.R.    Police, threats-2nd degree crime   REF SLP

S1999    Bucco,A.R.    Ret police, handgun carry permit-max age   REF SLP

S2000    Bucco,A.R.    Aggressive driving-create new mv offense   REF SLP

S2001    Bucco,A.R.    Bias intimidation-incl. police   REF SLP

S2002    Bucco,A.R.    EMTs-concerns personal info on website   REF SHH

S2003    Bucco,A.R.    Sch crossing guard, injuring-incr penal   REF SLP

S2004    Bucco,A.R.    Plenary retail consumption lic-mun sell   REF SLP

S2005    Bucco,A.R.    Juv. admitted to drug court prog-permits   REF SJU

S2006    Bucco,A.R.    Forest firefighters-estab. death benf.   REF SLP

S2007    Bucco,A.R.    Vet., 20 svc yrs-allow, carry handgun   REF SLP

S2008    Bucco,A.R.    Ambulance dispatchers-estab. protocols   REF SLP

S2009    Bucco,A.R.    FF, entry-level-mandate basic training   REF SLP

S2010    Bucco,A.R.    Ammunition-sell to retired police w/id   REF SLP

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S2011    Bucco,A.R.    Obscene material displayed on mv-crime   REF SLP

S2012    Bucco,A.R.    Del. Riv. Jt. Toll Bridge Comm.-abolish   REF STR

S2013    Bucco,A.R.    Special lic. plate-permits former co off   REF STR

S2014    Bucco,A.R.    Paratransit veh.-create mv offenses   REF STR

S2015    Bucco,A.R.    POWs-create exemp, cert MVC fees   REF SMV

S2016    Bucco,A.R.    Paratransit veh.-flashing warning lights   REF STR

S2021    Bucco,A.R.    Lic. plate-transfer to family memb.   REF STR

S2022    Bucco,A.R.    Highlands Prop. Tax Stabilization Fd.   REF SEN

S2023    Bucco,A.R.    Deer hunting w/firearm-auth. priv. prop.   REF SEN

S2024    Bucco,A.R.    Sex offender, cert.-proh. plea bargain   REF SJU

S2025    Bucco,A.R.    Police Training Comm.-expand memb.   REF SLP

S2026    Bucco,A.R.    WTC attacks-auth special lic. plate   REF STR

S2027    Bucco,A.R.    Defendants, cert.-court assess costs   REF SJU

S2028    Bucco,A.R.    Vol ambulance squads-reg req impact stmt   REF SLP

S2029    O'Scanlon,D    Prop. assessment-revises law   REF SCU

S2030    O'Scanlon,D    Suicide Prev Advis Council-DOH estab   REF SHH

S2031    Turner,S    Hist. Property Reinvestment Act   REF SSG

S2033    Turner,S    Prop. tax-constit. convention reform sys   REF SSG

S2034    Turner,S    Domestic viol. off.-req. counseling   REF SJU

S2035    Turner,S    Trucks, cert-proh, cert portions of Rt29   REF STR

S2036    Turner,S    Pol party committee-assumption of office   REF SSG

S2037    Turner,S    Equine animal activities law-revises   REF SEG

S2038    Turner,S    Elderly/disabled victim-upgrade asault   REF SJU

S2039    Turner,S    Assault on disabled-upgrades   REF SJU

S2040    Turner,S    Undergrad. resid tuition-proh. cert incr   REF SHI

S2041    Turner,S    Auto insur. practices-concerns   REF SCM

S2042    Turner,S    Magnetic-stripe data-proh. storing   REF SCM

S2043    Turner,S    Contraceptives-health insur req to cover   REF SCM

S2044    Turner,S    Deaf Student's Bill of Rights-estab.   REF SED

S2045    Turner,S    Deaf-concerns early language develop.   REF SED

S2046    Turner,S    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency   REF SHI

S2047    Turner,S    Literacy Through Tech. Prog.   REF SED

S2048    Bateman,C    Sex offender regis-req internet regis   REF SLP

S2049    Cryan,J    Health care prof.-auth. cert. req.   REF SHH

S2050    Doherty,M/Beach,J    Credit card interchange fees-concerns   REF SCM

S2051    Singleton,T    Retailers, cert.-concerns sales tax   REF SBA

S2052    Singleton,T/Gopal,V    Home mortgages-concerns principal pymts.   REF SBA

S2053    Singleton,T/Ruiz,M    Innovation Inspiration Sch. Grant Prog.   REF SED

S2054    Weinberg,L/Singleton,T    St. Investment Council-adjusts memb.   REF SSG

S2055    Cunningham,S    Incarcerated person-student finan. aid   REF SHI

S2056    Cunningham,S    Loan Modify/Consolidation Prog.-estab.   REF SHI

S2057    Sarlo,P    Crim. street gang recreitment-penal.   REF SLP

S2058    Kean,T    Commitment records, civil,-notify police   REF SLP

S2059    Cunningham,S    Co Coll Consortium, Workforce Fd-concern   REF SLA

S2060    Greenstein,L    Prescr. Drug Consumer Transparency Act   REF SCM

S2061    Greenstein,L    Pub water sys-req publish certain info   REF SEG

S2062    Greenstein,L    Drinking water notices-req certain   REF SEN

S2063    Beach,J    Places of pub assembly-defibrillator req   REF SHH

S2127    Cruz-Perez,N    Wineries, spec occasion-extend prog   REF SEG

SCR101    Cryan,J    Medicaid recipients-condemns work req.   REF SHH

SCR102    Turner,S    Collective bargaining-pub. emp right   REF SLA

SCR103    Turner,S    Outsource labor-Pres. enact leg.   REF SLA

SCR104    Turner,S    Stop Corp. Inversions Act of 2014-enact   REF SEG

SJR59    Doherty,M    Civil War Vet Recognition Mo-desig May   REF SMV

SJR60    Singleton,T/Addiego,D    Alice Paul Day-desig. January 11   REF SJU

SR57    Cryan,J    MV office in Elizabeth-MVC reopen   REF STR

SR58    Singleton,T/Cunningham,S    Internat. Women's Day-recog. March 8   REF SHH

SR59    Turner,S    Small Bus. Saturday-NJ resid. support   REF SCM

SR60    Turner,S    Minimum wage, federal-Pres. incr.   REF SLA

SR61    Turner,S    Shop Main Street-encourage resid.   REF SCM



S647 ScsSca (SCS/1R)    Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Mail-in ballots-reg voters, receive auto   To Sa (Thompson)

S647 ScsSca (SCS/1R)    Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Mail-in ballots-reg voters, receive auto   To Table Sa (23-14) (Weinberg)

S1893    Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S+1    Charitable fds-mun., sch. dist. estab.   To SS (Pennacchio)

S1893    Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S+1    Charitable fds-mun., sch. dist. estab.   To Table SS (25-13) (Weinberg)



Bills Passed:

AJR55    Benson,D/Murphy,C+2    Bleeding Disorders Awareness mo-March   (38-0)

S77    Bucco,A.R./Cruz-Perez,N+1    NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.   (38-0)

S332    Cruz-Perez,N+1    All-terrain veh.-concerns crimes   (39-0)

S414 ScaAca (2R)    Pennacchio,J/Bucco,A.R.+19    Sch. emp.-review emp. history   (38-0)

S478 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+5    Gender change-revise birth cert. proc.   (30-7)

S493 Sa (1R)    Vitale,J/Gill,N+2    Death certificates-incl. gender id   (32-4)

S647 ScsSca (SCS/1R)    Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Mail-in ballots-reg voters, receive auto   (23-14)

S692    Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P+2    Superintendent of sch.-reg. max. salary   (24-15)

S705    Ruiz,M/Vitale,J+1    Transgender Equality Task Force-estab.   (36-0)

S765    Cunningham,S/Kean,T+3    Coll loan, defaulted-collection practice   (37-0)

S777    Cunningham,S/Ruiz,M+2    Higher Ed. Student Assist. Auth. Review   (39-0)

S844    Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N+2    TDI-estab. partial return to work prog.   (39-0)

S846 ScaScs (SCS)    Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N+4    UEZ desig.-extend for addl. 10 yrs.   (27-11)

S847 ScaSa (2R)    Turner,S/Diegnan,P+2    Pub. sch. dist-concerns recess   (38-1)

S863    Sarlo,P/Singleton,T    Job training purposes-exemp income tax   (39-0)

S878    Madden,F/Sweeney,S+2    Income tax agreement reciprocal-concerns   (39-0)

S879    Sweeney,S    Haz. waste fac., major-amends definition   (38-0)

S883 Sca (1R)    Sacco,N/Stack,B    Humane St. lic. plate-auth.   (38-0)

S1057 Sca (1R)    Van Drew,J/Gopal,V+3    Vineyard capital expense-estab loan prog   (38-0)

S1148    Cunningham,S/Brown,C+2    Coll Loans, Assist St Students Loan Prog   (39-0)

S1149    Cunningham,S/Brown,C+3    Student Loan Ombuds-estab, reg. loan svc   (37-1)

S1207    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S+1    SPRS health benf.-St. pay full cost   (36-1)

S1208 Sca (1R)    Beach,J/Oroho,S+3    Pension fds.-proh. cert. investments   (38-0)

S1893    Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S+1    Charitable fds-mun., sch. dist. estab.   (28-9)

SCR55    Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Census Bureau-oppose cert. questions   (26-13)

SJR23    Bucco,A.R./Singleton,T    Rare Disease Awareness Day-Feb, last day   (39-0)

SR29    Sarlo,P/Bateman,C+4    Natural gas drilling-opposes expansion   (36-0)

SR56    Turner,S+1    Black History Mo-recog. February   (Voice)

Bills Substituted:

AJR55    Benson,D/Murphy,C+2    Bleeding Disorders Awareness mo-March   SUB FOR SJR39

SJR39    Weinberg,L    Bleeding Disorders Awareness Mo.-March   SUB BY AJR55

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

A1212 AcaSa (2R)    McKeon,J/Gusciora,R+12    Greenhouse Gas Initiative-clarify intent   (24-0) (Smith)

S247 ScaSa (2R)    Van Drew,J/Singleton,T+4    Arts and tourism-incr. hotel fee rev.   (32-0) (Van Drew)

S482 Sa (1R)    Vitale,J+1    Gestational Carrier Agreement Act   (27-0) (Vitale)

S611/874 ScsSa (SCS/1R)    Sweeney,S/Smith,B+1    Greenhouse Gas Initiative-St participate   (24-0) (Smith)

S784 Sa (1R)    Sarlo,P/Oroho,S+2    Atty.'s fees-income tax excl.   (27-0) (Sarlo)

S880 ScaSa (2R)    Sweeney,S/Corrado,K    Pol. party committee chair-concerns   (30-0) (Sweeney)

S1082 ScaSa (2R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Singleton,T+3    Vineyards, wineries-prov cert. tax cred.   (32-0) (Cruz-Perez)

S1229 Sa (1R)    Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P+1    Pub. emp., cert.-incr. annual salary   (29-0) (Sweeney)

S1739 ScaSa (2R)    Van Drew,J/Oroho,S    Co. correction officer-rename   (31-0) (Van Drew)

S1870 Sa (1R)    Vitale,J/Ruiz,M+5    Child Fatality Bd.-racial desparities   (24-0) (Vitale)

SJR34 ScaSa (2R)    Greenstein,L    Drunk & Impaired Driv. Comm.-estab.   (29-0) (Greenstein)

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S358    Rice,R    Pub. off.-estab. database w/cert. info.   REP

S374    Rice,R/Singleton,T    Minority, Women owned finan. instit-svcs   REP

S396 Sca (1R)    Pennacchio,J/Corrado,K    St Invest Council memb-forbid cert votes   REP/SCA

S868    Sweeney,S    Sch election-concerns candidates/ballots   REP

S1966    Sweeney,S    PFRS, SPRS-incr. death benf, active memb   REP

S1974    Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N    Candidate elective pub off-email address   REP

SJR56    Beach,J/Kean,T+1    Israel, State 70th anniversary-recognize   REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

S1966    Sweeney,S    PFRS, SPRS-incr. death benf, active memb  

Bills Transferred:

SR55    Turner,S    PennEast Pipeline proj. in NJ-oppose   FROM SEN TO SEG


Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S91    Bucco,A.R./Oroho,S+1    Power vessel lic. fees-Lake Hopatcong fd     FROM SEN  

S450    Addiego,D/Oroho,S    Agric. co. products-auth. labeling      FROM SEG  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S57 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    Surplus Gross Income Tax Rev Acct.

S77   (Ruiz,M)    NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.

S258   (Connors,C)    Offshore drilling for oil-concerns

S332   (Stack,B)    All-terrain veh.-concerns crimes

S414 ScaAca (2R)   (Greenstein,L; Beach,J)    Sch. emp.-review emp. history

S493 Sa (1R)   (Ruiz,M)    Death certificates-incl. gender id

S540   (Brown,C)    Child Exploit Prev-block internet device

S543   (Diegnan,P)    Democracy Act-estab.

S563   (Gopal,V)    Destructive device-revises definition

S647 ScsSca (SCS/1R)   (Stack,B)    Mail-in ballots-reg voters, receive auto

S678   (Greenstein,L; Diegnan,P)    Drilling techniques, cert.-concerns

S692   (Stack,B)    Superintendent of sch.-reg. max. salary

S781   (O'Scanlon,D)    Movers and warehousemen-revise penal.

S784 Sa (1R)   (O'Scanlon,D)    Atty.'s fees-income tax excl.

S844   (O'Scanlon,D)    TDI-estab. partial return to work prog.

S847 ScaSa (2R)   (Beach,J)    Pub. sch. dist-concerns recess

S878   (Cruz-Perez,N; Beach,J)    Income tax agreement reciprocal-concerns

S989   (Gordon,R)    Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S1021   (Bateman,C)    Step-grandchildren-elim. inheritance tax

S1057 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D; Beach,J)    Vineyard capital expense-estab loan prog

S1082 ScaSa (2R)   (Brown,C)    Vineyards, wineries-prov cert. tax cred.

S1083 Sca (1R)   (Beach,J; Brown,C)    Vineyards, wineries new-estab loan prog.

S1131   (Brown,C; Bateman,C; Pennacchio,J; Diegnan,P)    Brain Injury Fd-dedicate, community svcs

S1148   (Ruiz,M; Gordon,R)    Coll Loans, Assist St Students Loan Prog

S1149   (Ruiz,M; Beach,J; Gordon,R)    Student Loan Ombuds-estab, reg. loan svc

S1207   (Greenstein,L)    SPRS health benf.-St. pay full cost

S1208 Sca (1R)   (Gill,N; Stack,B)    Pension fds.-proh. cert. investments

S1218 Sca (1R)   (Gill,N; Ruiz,M)    New Voter Empowerment Act

S1230   (Beach,J)    Animal abuser registry-estab.

S1340   (Stack,B)    Safe and Responsible Driv. Act

S1427   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Farmers, beginning-lease land, tax cred.

S1533   (Bucco,A.R.)    Law enforcement emp. hiring-concerns

S1534   (Bucco,A.R.)    Sex offenders-satellite-based monitoring

S1538   (Bucco,A.R.)    Pediatric cancer research-vol. contrib.

S1539   (Bucco,A.R.)    Cancer Research-tax return vol. contrib.

S1577   (Gopal,V)    Net Neutraility Act-estab.

S1600   (Bucco,A.R.)    Charitable food contrib.-tax duduct.

S1614   (Greenstein,L; Brown,C)    Shore Prot. Fd-incr amount annually cred

S1620   (Brown,C)    Higher ed.-tuition benf. vet. dependents

S1654   (Oroho,S)    St. Police-revise distrib. of fines

S1656   (Brown,C)    Vet. Asst. Grant Prog.-estab

S1671   (Bucco,A.R.)    Vol fire companies-exemp charitable fees

S1674   (Bucco,A.R.)    Vet.-estab. special lic. plate

S1687   (Kean,T; Diegnan,P)    Music Therapist Lic. Act

S1703   (Bucco,A.R.)    Vet, disabled-exemp from beach buggy fee

S1737 Sca (1R)   (Brown,C)    Mil returning-estab task force on issues

S1873   (Pennacchio,J)    Retir. PFRS PERS memb.-vol. concerns

S1893   (Gordon,R)    Charitable fds-mun., sch. dist. estab.

S1901   (Bucco,A.R.)    Devel. Disab. Div-req. list of pub. prog

S1902   (Bucco,A.R.)    Cold War medal-creates

S1906   (Bucco,A.R.)    Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns

S1907   (Bucco,A.R.)    Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

SCR28   (Bucco,A.R.)    Article V Convention-applies to Cong.

SCR55   (Ruiz,M)    Census Bureau-oppose cert. questions

SCR96   (Diegnan,P)    Hagedorn Gero-Psych. Hosp.-reopen

SJR56   (Brown,C)    Israel, State 70th anniversary-recognize

SR29   (Greenstein,L; Gordon,R)    Natural gas drilling-opposes expansion

SR47   (Kean,T)    Youth Art Month-March

SR54   (Bateman,C)    Statue of Liberty-proh. anchorage

SR56   (Ruiz,M)    Black History Mo-recog. February



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S77   (Cruz-Perez,N)    NJ SHARES-prov. vol. income tax contrib.

S160   (Cryan,J)    Mental health prof warning-seize firearm

S256   (Oroho,S)    Agric. devel. bds., co.-alt. voting memb

S374   (Singleton,T)    Minority, Women owned finan. instit-svcs

S381   (Beach,J)    Animal cruelty law-viol.

S732   (Turner,S)    Water testing-reimb. resid. customers

S733   (Turner,S)    Water qual. standards-notify of viol.

S884   (Pennacchio,J)    Highlands Water Prot. and Planning Act

S989   (Weinberg,L)    Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S1018   (Bateman,C)    Lineal relative-exemp. inheritance tax

S1098   (Cardinale,G)    Child custody-concerns psych. exam

S1179   (Oroho,S)    Theology student, cert-tuition aid grant

S1349   (Diegnan,P)    Opioid Prev. & Rehab. Prog. Fd.-estab.

S1419   (Beach,J)    MV manuf. rebates-concerns sales tax

S1441   (Madden,F)    Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog-concerns

S1492   (Singleton,T)    Asst. to Firefighters' Families Act

S1500   (Greenstein,L)    Campaign finan. disclosures-concerns

S1613   (Brown,C)    Vets, mil.-free admission to St. parks

S1614   (Kean,T)    Shore Prot. Fd-incr amount annually cred

S1617   (Brown,C)    Voters, mil. overseas-estab. pilot proj.

S1618   (Brown,C)    Mil svc-award student appropriate credit

S1665   (Oroho,S)    Firearms, cert.-concerns transporting

S1680   (Oroho,S)    St. corrections off.-in-svc. training

S1718   (Oroho,S)    Home invasion-creates first degree crime

S1739 ScaSa (2R)   (Oroho,S)    Co. correction officer-rename

S1856   (Pennacchio,J)    Implanted med. device-driv. lic notation

S1877 Sca (1R)   (Singleton,T)    Health Insur Market Preservation Act

S1904   (Singleton,T)    Base realignment, closure-approp. req.

S1907   (Singleton,T)    Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

S1958   (Scutari,N)    Alco bev-concern full-yr consumption lic

S1974   (Cruz-Perez,N)    Candidate elective pub off-email address

SCR83   (Oroho,S)    Beekeeping reg.-leg. intent

SJR23   (Singleton,T)    Rare Disease Awareness Day-Feb, last day

SJR56   (Kean,T)    Israel, State 70th anniversary-recognize

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S1339   (Vitale,J)    Behavioral health care svcs-expand insur

Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

AJR55   (Weinberg,L)    Bleeding Disorders Awareness mo-March


Note to the 2/22/2018 Digest:

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:


SR56    Turner,S    Black History Mo-recog. February   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SSG


The Senate adjourned at 8:15 PM to meet again on Monday, March 5, 2018 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).


The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Monday, March 5, 2018 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

AJR55    Benson,D/Murphy,C+2    Bleeding Disorders Awareness mo-March

S414 ScaAca (2R)    Pennacchio,J/Bucco,A.R.+19    Sch. emp.-review emp. history

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/22/2018):