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Vol. XXXI No. 11                                                                              218th Legislature Second Annual Session



The Members of both Houses of the 218th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the Annual Budget Message from the Honorable Phil Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Bills Introduced:

S3534    Codey,R/Lagana,J.A.    Sports official assault-upgrades   REF SJU

S3535    Pou,N    Cows, gestating-concerns slaughter   REF SEN

S3536    Cryan,J    Econ. incentive prog.-concerns   REF SEG

S3537    Beach,J    Wind energy fac., qual.-tax credit elig.   REF SEN

S3538    Singleton,T    Housing, assisted-concerns rental   REF SCU

S3539    Singleton,T    Venture Investment and Emp. Prog. Act   REF SEG

S3540    Singleton,T    PFRS, deceased memb.-health care benf.   REF SSG

S3541    Cruz-Perez,N    Covered wildlife-concerns   REF SEN

S3542    Codey,R/Beach,J    Student mental health-estab. task force   REF SED

S3543    Diegnan,P    Trans. aid, local-concerns   REF STR

S3544    Diegnan,P    Poll books, electronic-concerns   REF SSG

S3545    Diegnan,P    Sch. elections-pub. question deadline   REF SSG

S3546    Cryan,J/Ruiz,M    Home visitation prog svcs-Medicaid cover   REF SHH

S3547    Cryan,J    St. of emerg-NJT operate Access Link svc   REF STR

S3548    Cryan,J    Tenant notification-concerns   REF SCU

S3549    Cryan,J    Bus operators, priv.-concerns req.   REF STR

S3550    Cryan,J    Hate crimes-concerns   REF SJU

S3551    Scutari,N/Cryan,J    Rocky's Law-notify, animal's behavioral   REF SEN

S3552    Cruz-Perez,N    PFRS-concerns participation   REF SSG

S3553    Cunningham,S    Expungement-concerns   REF SJU

S3554    Beach,J    Co. bd. of elections-incr. memb.   REF SSG

SJR127    Ruiz,M    Portugal Day-desig. June 10   REF SSG

SR131    Diegnan,P/Cryan,J    Ireland's first Dáil-100th anniv.   REF SSG


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 (Voice).

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S3066    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T    High-Growth Industry Apprentice Devel.   REP

S3067    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T+1    Apprentice Assist. Support Pilot Prog   REP

S3468 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Singleton,T+2    Max. Emp. for People w/Disab. Task Force   REP/SCA

Bills Transferred:

S3524    Gopal,V    Motorcycle driv. lic.-concerns mil.   FROM SLP TO SMV


Co-Sponsors Added:

S392   (Andrzejczak,B)    Wage and hr. law, viol.-incr. penal.

S728   (Andrzejczak,B)    Pharmacy benf. mgrs.-concerns

S1606   (Addiego,D)    Energy efficiency-small bus qual, loans

S1765   (Gopal,V)    Wrongful imprisonment-concerns claims

S2179   (Addiego,D)    Charitable org.-income tax deduct.

S2606   (Greenstein,L)    Sch. dist. emp.-concerns health benf.

S2653   (Addiego,D)    Child Trafficking Awareness Pilot Prog.

S3089   (Lagana,J.A.)    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

S3351   (Bucco,A.R.)    Health & pharm benf-concern pre-approval

S3410   (Lagana,J.A.)    Gateway Devel. Comm.-estab.

S3468 Sca (1R)   (Madden,F)    Max. Emp. for People w/Disab. Task Force

S3471   (Lagana,J.A.; Bucco,A.R.)    Drugs, counterfeit-enhance penal.

S3515   (Lagana,J.A.)    Opioid antidote-pharm maintain min stock

S3527  (Lagana,J.A.)   Career, Tech Ed. Partnership Grant Prog.
SCR134   (Turner,S)    Natural resources-concerns

SCR156   (Lagana,J.A.)    Drinking water-DEP adopt standards

SJR125   (Madden,F)    Obesity Care Wk.-desig. 2nd wk. of Oct.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S277   (Singer,R)    Homestead Sch. Prop. Tax Reimb. Act

S1111 Sca (1R)   (O'Scanlon,D)    Homestead prop. tax reimb-estab. base yr

S1520   (Stack,B)    St-admin retire. sys-reinstate auto COLA

S1568   (Turner,S)    Bus., cert.-proh. making camp. contrib.

S3278   (Greenstein,L)    Preg. inmates, edu. svc-req

S3279   (Greenstein,L)    Inmate, preg. prev. medication-concerns

S3280   (Greenstein,L)    DOC Division of Women's Services-estab.

S3281   (Greenstein,L)    Female inmate family planning svc.-req.

S3356   (Greenstein,L)    Grow NJ Asst. Prog.-changes requirements

S3375 Sca (1R)   (Greenstein,L)    Maternal health care pilot prog.-estab.

S3376 Sca (1R)   (Greenstein,L)    My Life, My Plan-estab. prog.

S3377   (Greenstein,L)    Listening to Mothers Survey Act

S3378 Sca (1R)   (Greenstein,L)    Early elective deliveries-proh. coverage

S3395   (Sarlo,P)    Library Network svc.-$750K

S3498   (Cryan,J)    Ed. svc, online-disclose student records

S3512   (Sweeney,S)    Fire safety features-bidder submit info

Notes to the 3/4/2019 Digest:

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:


SR129    Weinberg,L    March 1st Movement-recognize 100th anniv   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SSG

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:


AJR180    DeAngelo,W/McKnight,A+7    Career & Tech. Ed. Mo.-desig. Feb.   REF SED

The Senate adjourned at 7:05 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 7, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).


Bills Introduced:

A5100    Mazzeo,V/Armato,J    Wind energy fac., qual.-tax credit elig.   REF ACE

A5101    Armato,J    Pharm manuf-disclose investment interest   REF AHE

A5102    Armato,J/Mazzeo,V+2    Vets-extend cert. benf.   REF AMV

A5103    Vainieri Huttle,V    Emp. less than age 18-prov. tax cred.   REF ALA

A5104    Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P+1    Opioid antidote-pharm maintain min stock   REF AHE

A5105    Murphy,C/Karabinchak,R    Max. Emp. for People w/Disab. Task Force   REF ALA

A5106    Peters,R/Milam,M    Set-Aside Act, Disab. Vet. Bus.-concerns   REF AMV

A5107    DeCroce,B/Bucco,A.M.+3    Electronic smoking device-proh under age   REF ALP

A5108    Danielsen,J    Veterinary fac, overnight stays-concerns   REF AAN

A5109    Bucco,A.M.    Subsurface sewage sys.-cert. not req.   REF AEN

A5110    Moriarty,P    Merchandise in ads-disclose price   REF ACO

A5111    Kennedy,J    Innovation Dist. Designation Program   REF AST

A5112    Carter,L/Karabinchak,R    Artificial intelligence on econ growth   REF AST

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A5113    Burzichelli,J/Taliaferro,A    Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Prog.   REF AAN

A5114    Reynolds-Jackson,V/Speight,S+1    Home visitation prog svcs-Medicaid cover   REF AHU

A5115    Sumter,S    Counseling svc, student-athlete-concerns   REF AED

A5116    Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A    Bus operators, priv.-concerns req.   REF ATR

A5117    Chiaravalloti,N/Taliaferro,A    Distracted driv. viol.-expands   REF ALP

A5118    Dancer,R    Veterinarian-incl in prescrip monitoring   REF AHE

A5119    Dancer,R    Manuf. home communities-beneficial use   REF AHO

A5120    Dancer,R    Horseshoer-exempts from veterinary med.   REF AAN

A5121    Dancer,R/Clifton,R    Tax levy adjust., cert sch dist-concerns   REF AED

A5122    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A    MV dealer-extensive background check req   REF ACO

A5123    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A    Salvage veh., cert.-req. St. inspection   REF ACO

A5124    Land,R/Milam,M+3    Mil, active duty-$250 tax deduction   REF AMV

A5125    Milam,M/Land,R+2    Vet, disab-exemp, mun parking meter fees   REF ATR

A5126    Milam,M/Land,R    Mayors-auth veto actions mun authorities   REF ASL

A5127    Milam,M/Land,R    Constr. code officials-mun. auth. share   REF ASL

A5128    Milam,M/Land,R    St. veh.-reduce number   REF ASL

A5129    Murphy,C/Vainieri Huttle,V    Domestic viol. shelters-concerns discrim   REF AJU

A5130    Jones,P/Spearman,W    Renaissance sch. dist.-concerns   REF AED

A5131    McKnight,A/Vainieri Huttle,V    Hate crimes-concerns   REF AJU

A5132    Wirths,H    Sch dist-concerns sending-receiving dist   REF AED

A5133    Schepisi,H    Disclosure annual stmts.-concerns filing   REF ASL

A5134    Conaway,H    Cigars, flavored-proh. sale   REF AHE

A5135    Tully,P/Swain,L    Miranda Vargas Act   REF ATR

A5136    Conaway,H/Murphy,C+1    Hypodermic syringes/needles-concerns   REF AHE

A5137    Schepisi,H/Bramnick,J    Affordable housing litigation-moratorium   REF AHO

A5138    Schepisi,H    Marijuana, personal use-concerns   REF AJU

A5139    Chiaravalloti,N    Hearing devices-expand Medicaid coverage   REF AHU

A5142    Milam,M/Land,R+2    Bus. assist. prog.-concerns   REF ACE

A5143    Quijano,A    Menstrual products-list ingredients   REF AWC

A5144    Quijano,A    Higher ed. instit.-temp. suspend tuition   REF AHI

A5145    Quijano,A    Plant closing, transfer, layoff-concerns   REF ALA

A5146    Quijano,A    Manufacturing bus, cert.-concerns assist   REF ACE

A5147    Pintor Marin,E    Scrap metal theft-upgrades crime   REF ATR

A5148    Pinkin,N/Karabinchak,R    Vol. tuition credit prog.-concerns   REF AHI

A5149    Pinkin,N    Physicians-concerns   REF AHE

A5150    Freiman,R/Murphy,C    St. of emerg-NJT operate Access Link svc   REF ATR

A5151    Greenwald,L    Util. connection fees, cert.-clarifies   REF ATU

ACR220    Armato,J/Mazzeo,V+2    Vet, civil svc hiring-amend constit.   REF AMV

ACR221    Milam,M/Land,R+1    Mil. retir pay-exemp from fed income tax   REF AMV

ACR222    Wirths,H+5    Westminster Choir College-oppose sale   REF AHS

ACR223    Peterson,E/DiMaio,J    Marijuana, legal sale-dedicate tax rev.   REF AJU

AJR194    Peters,R    Neon yellow-desig. suicide among vets.   REF AMV

AJR196    Pintor Marin,E/Speight,S+1    Portugal Day-desig. June 10   REF ASL

AJR197     Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P    Renewable Energy Day-desig. May 23   REF AEN

AR230    Zwicker,A/Freiman,R+1    Proh of Nuclear Weapons-ratify Treaty   REF AST

AR231    Kean,S/Giblin,T    Ireland's first Dáil-100th anniv.   REF ASL

AR232    Murphy,C/Spearman,W    Prison Gang Viol. Task Force-estab.   REF ALP

AR233    Chiaravalloti,N/Greenwald,L    Prot Lawful Commerce in Arms Act-repeal   REF ALP

AR234    Quijano,A    Gun violence national emerg.-declare   REF ALP

AR235    Quijano,A    Wall-oppose national emerg. to fd.   REF ALP


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 (Voice).

Co-Sponsors Added:

A10/3740/3437 AcsAa (ACS/2R)   (McKeon,J)    Med. marijuana-concerns

A215   (Calabrese,C)    Firearm viol.-Rutgers Univ. study

A259   (Speight,S)    Accidential disab. benf.-concerns elig.

A672   (Calabrese,C)    High sch grad. proficiency test-concerns

A1686   (DePhillips,C; Howarth,J)    Pain-Capable Unborn Child Prot. Act

A1728 Aca (1R)   (Greenwald,L; Downey,J)    Maria's Law-suspend home-health aides

A1739 Aca (1R)   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Drones equip w/weapon-4th degree crime

A2266   (Dancer,R)    Battlefield to Boardroom Act

A2550 AcaAa (2R)   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Mil., active duty-waive insur. co-pymts

A3395 Aca (1R)   (Downey,J; Houghtaling,E; Jasey,M)    Pub. sch. dist.-subcontract agreements

A3456   (Carter,L)    Persons, indicted-removes voting proh.

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A3497   (Calabrese,C)    Renewable energy; req cert by 2025

A3645 Aca (1R)   (Giblin,T)    Suicide Prev Advis Council-DOH estab

A3664   (Mukherji,R)    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

A3717 Aca (1R)   (Milam,M; Land,R)    Pharmacy benf. mgrs.-concerns

A3945   (Dancer,R)    Vet peer support help line-study

A3946   (Dancer,R)    Disabled-pub restroom fac, equip w/signs

A3974   (McKeon,J)    New home fire safety-concerns

A3976   (Armato,J)    St.-admin. retir. sys.-SPRS svc. credit

A4137   (Dancer,R)    Vet. owned, estab. bus-waives cert. fees

A4310 Aca (1R)   (Schaer,G)    Eye exam-req. children entering pub. sch

A4376   (Benson,D; Verrelli,A)    Civics ed-concerns middle schs.

A4550 Aca (1R)   (Dancer,R)    Mil. Advisory Bd.-estab.

A4743   (Timberlake,B; Murphy,C)    MV Lic. & id. cards-creates categories

A4819   (McKeon,J; Calabrese,C)    Plug-in electric veh. charging sys-estab

A4884/3617 Acs (ACS)   (Mejia,P)    Pub. movers viol.-revise penal.

A4903   (Mejia,P)    Liberty St. Park Prot. Act

A4967   (Jimenez,A)    Prenatal care clinics-DOH conduct survey

A5000   (Murphy,C)    Resid. prop. under foreclosure-concerns

A5001   (Murphy,C)    Resid mortgage foreclosures-revise

A5003   (Murphy,C)    Resid. mortgage foreclosure-concerns

A5056   (Tucker,C; Holley,J; McKnight,A; Sumter,S; Speight,S; Mejia,P; Jimenez,A; Timberlake,B; Mosquera,G; Carter,L)    Complete

     Count Comm.;$9M

A5097   (Wolfe,D)    Zero emission mv-concerns sale

A5104   (Karabinchak,R)  Opioid antidote-pharm maintain min stock

A5107   (DePhillips,C; Handlin,A; Clifton,R)   Electronic smoking device-proh under age
A5136  (Vainieri Huttle,V)   Hypodermic syringes/needles-concerns

ACR155   (McKeon,J)    Hagedorn Gero-Psych. Hosp.-reopen

AR51   (Speight,S)    Sr. Housing Task Force-estab.

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

A1897   (Zwicker,A)    Light frame resid. constr-estab restrict

A2922   (Land,R)    Police, FF-estab. 5 yr. resid. req.

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A2880 Aca (1R)   (Quijano,A)    Drones-contain geo-fencing tech.

A2881 Aca (1R)   (Quijano,A)    Drones-FAA safety guidelines

A4011 Aca (1R)   (McKeon,J)    Solar energy generation fac.-recycle

A4012 Aca (1R)   (McKeon,J)    Nat. gas suppliers-concerns lic.

A4562   (Mukherji,R)    Neonicotinoid pesticides-restrict use

A4827 Aa (1R)   (Calabrese,C)    Erroneous electronic payment-criminalize

A4889   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Mental health screening-assessment req.

A5085   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Human trafficking-concerns expungement

AJR193   (Freiman,R)    Prescrip. Drug Take Back Day-desig.

AR103   (Quijano,A)    Aerial unmanned veh-expand restrictions

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A1723   (Murphy,C)    Tobacco products-proh sale at pharmacies

A2880 Aca (1R)   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Drones-contain geo-fencing tech.

A2881 Aca (1R)   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Drones-FAA safety guidelines

A3775   (Holley,J)    Superintendent of sch.-reg. max. salary

A3976   (Mazzeo,V)    St.-admin. retir. sys.-SPRS svc. credit

A4599   (Dancer,R)    Emerg. Med. Svc.-concerns lic.

A4830   (Jasey,M)    Gov. Urban Scholarship Prog.-extend elig

A4887   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Student mental health-estab. task force

A4997   (Murphy,C)    Mortgage Servicers Lic. Act

A5033   (Conaway,H)    Env. reg.-prev. backsliding

A5049   (Downey,J)    Devel. disab., higly acute-staff req.

A5085   (DePhillips,C)    Human trafficking-concerns expungement

A5100  (Karabinchak,R)  Wind energy fac., qual.-tax credit elig.
A5105   (Vainieri Huttle,V)  Max. Emp. for People w/Disab. Task Force

A5136   (Karabinchak,R)   Hypodermic syringes/needles-concerns
A5150   (Tully,C)  St. of emerg-NJT operate Access Link svc

AJR132   (Dancer,R)    Mil. Hunger Prev. Act-Cong. pass

AJR161   (Dancer,R)    Heroes Day-desig. September 11th each yr

AJR191   (Sumter,S)    Say Something Week-desig Feb 24-March 2

AR103   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Aerial unmanned veh-expand restrictions

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1897   (Zwicker,A)    Light frame resid. constr-estab restrict

A4815   (Milam,M)    Library Network svc.-$750K

Notes to the 2/7/2019 Digest:

Co-Sponsors Added:


A4726   (Reynolds-Jackson,V)    Bd. dir. appt women-certain corp *NOT* Second Prime Added

Second Prime Sponsors Added:


A4726   (Lopez,Y)    Bd. dir. appt women-certain corp *NOT* Co-Sponsor Added

The Assembly adjourned at 4:55 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 7, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/4/19):