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Vol. XXX No. 16                                                                                  218th Legislature $ First 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:

S2293    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S+1    Career and Tech. Ed. Bond Act   REF SBA

S2294    Madden,F    Septic system inspectors-estab cert prog   REF SEN

S2295    Singleton,T    Heart hosp., specialty-concerns assess.   REF SHH

S2296    Corrado,K    Hwy. Accident Prop. Tax Relief Act   REF SCU

S2297    Kean,T    Blockchain Initiative Task Force-estab.   REF SSG

S2298    Corrado,K    Angel Investor Tax Cred Act-qual invest.   REF SEG

S2299    Gopal,V    Assault firearm-expands definition   REF SLP

S2300    Gopal,V    Sick leave-limits pymt.   REF SSG

S2301    Vitale,J/Madden,F    Firearm, ed instit grounds-upgrade penal   REF SLP

S2303    Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M    High labor-demand industry-degree prog.   REF SHI


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:

A3382    Freiman,R/Mazzeo,V+5    Prop. taxes, anticipated-make pymts.   REP

S104 ScaSca (2R)    Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+10    Equal pay/emp. discrimination-concerns   REP/SCA

S122 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Sarlo,P+4    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act   REP/SCA

S430 Sca (1R)    Pou,N/Oroho,S+2    Real estate lic., cert.-concerns   REP

S482 SaSca (2R)    Vitale,J+1    Gestational Carrier Agreement Act   REP/SCA

S699 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M/Cunningham,S    Student finan assist prog-concerns   REP/SCA

S700 ScaSca (2R)    Ruiz,M/Cunningham,S    Higher Ed. Citizenship Equality Act   REP/SCA

S976 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J    Revised St. Med. Examiner Act   REP/SCA

S1918    Ruiz,M/Gopal,V    Pub, resides cert fed prop-req enroll   REP

S1971    Sarlo,P    Prop. taxes, anticipated-make pymts.   REP

S2247    Sweeney,S    Hosp., cert.-concerns charitable assets   REP

S2293    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S+1    Career and Tech. Ed. Bond Act   REP

SJR63    Gopal,V    Prof Social Work Mo-desig March each yr.   REP

SR66    Sarlo,P    Mortgage escrow pre pymts-urges   REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

A2184    Conaway,H/Wimberly,B+2    Sickle cell trait diagnoses-registry  

S61    Singleton,T    Community Health Worker Prog.-estab.  

S489 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Rice,R+3    Work First NJ-incr. benf. amount  

S490    Vitale,J/Rice,R+2    Work First NJ prog.-repeals family cap  

S630 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L+1    NJT-oversight, accountability reforms  

S876    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S    Transp. Trust Fd. proj.-concerns admin.  

Bills Referred/SBA: (cont’d)


S1004    Vitale,J    Suppl Nutrition Asst-req. cert. exemp.  

S1338    Gordon,R    MVC database-mark deceased individuals  

S1567    Weinberg,L    Transp. fringe benf, pre-tax-emp. prov.  

S1735    Weinberg,L/Ruiz,M    Lactation room availbilty-cert. pub. fac  

S1883 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L    Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan  

S2086    Madden,F    Sickle cell trait diagnoses-registry  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S102   (Gopal,V)    Ammunition magazines-reduce to 10 rounds

S122 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D; Gopal,V; Ruiz,M)    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act

S427   (Stack,B)    Marriage-bars persons under 18

S430 Sca (1R)   (Diegnan,P; Sarlo,P)    Real estate lic., cert.-concerns

S2048   (Stack,B)    Sex offender regis-req internet regis

S2179   (Oroho,S)    Charitable org.-income tax deduct.
S2293   (Ruiz,M)   Career and Tech. Ed. Bond Act  

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

S122 Sca (1R)   (Sarlo,P)    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S122 Sca (1R)   (Sarlo,P)    Garden St. Film & Digital Media Jobs Act

S429   (Gopal,V)    Pharmacies-reg.

S430 Sca (1R)   (Oroho,S)    Real estate lic., cert.-concerns

S1113   (Turner,S)    Optical scan voting sys.-replace

S1178   (Oroho,S)    Design-build contracts-estab. procedures

S2057   (Gopal,V)    Crim. street gang recruitment-penal.

S2146   (Van Drew,J)    Loan Redemption prog-Estab

S2218   (Corrado,K)    Dyslexia-prov. assistive tech. prog.

S2265   (Oroho,S)    Small bus stock-concerns capital gains

S2300  (Sarlo,P)   Sick leave-limits pymt.  

SR59   (Corrado,K)    Small Bus. Saturday-NJ resid. support

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S2293   (Gordon,R)  Career and Tech. Ed. Bond Act
S2303   (Cunningham,S)    High labor-demand industry-degree prog.      

The Senate adjourned at 4:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 22, 2018 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).


Bills Introduced:

A3654    Lopez,Y/Benson,D    Real estate econ. devel. office-estab.   REF ATR

A3655    Lopez,Y    Mobile home park-multiple dwelling   REF AHO

A3656    Lopez,Y    Prop appraisals, natural disaster-rights   REF AHO

A3657    Lopez,Y    St. Auditor-revise and expand duties   REF ATG

A3658    Lopez,Y    St tax debt forgiveness, taxpayer-permits   REF ABU

A3659    Lopez,Y    Business loans-concerns   REF AST

A3660    Lopez,Y    Bedbug, home infestation costs-tax cred.   REF AHU

A3661    Lopez,Y    Carbon monoxide detector-exemp sales tax   REF ALP

A3662    Lopez,Y    SNAP renames-Training Prov. Demo. Proj.   REF AHU

A3663    Wirths,H    The 10-20 Life Law   REF ALP

A3664    Caputo,R/Jasey,M    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration   REF ALA

A3665    DeAngelo,W    Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns   REF AMV

A3666    DeAngelo,W    Prevailing wage requirements-concerns   REF ALA

A3667    Jasey,M    Resid. mortgage foreclosure-revises   REF AFI

A3668    Zwicker,A/Quijano,A    Organ donations-st. emp. paid leave   REF ALA

A3669    DePhillips,C/Rooney,K    Madison Holleran Proper Reporting Act   REF AHI

A3670    Benson,D/Giblin,T    Stroke ready hosp., acute-desig.   REF AHE

A3671    Johnson,G/Dancer,R    PFRS-transfers mgmt. to Bd. of Trustees   REF ASL

A3672    Murphy,C    Sch evacuation plans-sch dist file w/DOE   REF AED

A3673    Murphy,C    Horses, sold at auction-disclose id info   REF AAN

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A3674    Murphy,C    Ed. bd-record pub meeting, internet post   REF ASL

A3675    Murphy,C    Util work, cert.-prov customers w/notice   REF ATU

A3676    Mazzeo,V/Armato,J    Garden St Growth Zone-creates AC Airport   REF ACE

A3677    DePhillips,C+1    Angel Investor Tax Cred Act-qual invest.   REF ACE

A3678    Quijano,A    Executor-auth control, online accts.   REF AJU

A3679    Quijano,A    Sch. bus driv.-admin. epinephrine   REF AED

A3680    Quijano,A    Higher ed. instit-post budget on website   REF AHI

A3681    Quijano,A    Textbooks, higher ed. instit.-concerns   REF AHI

A3682    Murphy,C    Mun. announcements-prov electronic means   REF ASL

A3683    Murphy,C    Heatlhcare worker-auth parking privilege   REF ATR

A3684    Chaparro,A/McKnight,A    Rabies-owner notif., testing protocol   REF AAN

A3685    Coughlin,C    Judges, Gov. cabinet off.-incr. salary   REF AAP

A3686    Coughlin,C    Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act   REF ALA

A3687    Benson,D/Pinkin,N    Plug-in electric veh. charging sys-estab   REF AEN

A3688    Benson,D/Pinkin,N    Electric veh.-concerns   REF AEN

A3689    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Assault firearm-expands definition   REF AJU

A3690    Houghtaling,E    Emp opport.-concerns grades 9 thru 12   REF AED

A3691    Houghtaling,E    Tax exemp. prop.-impose prevailing wage   REF ALA

A3692    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    New Jersey-Made-dev. desig.   REF ACE

A3693    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    Firearm possess.-proh., cert convictions   REF AJU

A3694    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    Firearms-concerns seizure court order   REF AJU

A3695    Downey,J    Medicaid Enrollment Database-iPHD proj.   REF AHU

A3696    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Firearms-safe storage req.   REF AJU

ACR161    Murphy,C    Conscience, Religious Freedom-concerns   REF AHE

AJR108    Murphy,C    Juliette Gordon Low Day-desig. Oct. 31st   REF ASL

AR144    Thomson,E    Wireless network, 5th Generation-devel.   REF AST

AR145    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Assault weapon ban-Presid. reauth.   REF AJU


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.

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

A1057    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    Farmland preserv., nonprofit org.-grants   FROM AAN  

A1105    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+6    Comm on Vet Benf-DMVA estab   FROM AMV

A1850    Lampitt,P/Muoio,E+17    Women-concerns equal pay   FROM ALA

Co-Sponsors Added:

A168   (Wirths,H)    Bow hunting, fed. mil installations-auth

A393   (Handlin,A)    Complaints, public-concerns submittal

A425   (Armato,J; Mazzeo,V; Giblin,T)    Child abuse hotline-sch. posting req.

A479   (Calabrese,C)    Ticket sales-revises law

A764 Aca (1R)   (Armato,J)    Alyssa's Law-emerg. lights in sch. bldgs

A1001   (Wirths,H)    Vet. preference retro civil svc emp list

A1002   (Wirths,H)    E-ZPass website-publication info.

A1010   (Mosquera,G)    Mental health record-concern expungement

A1369   (Calabrese,C)    Svc. contracts, cert-allows cancellation

A1371   (Calabrese,C)    Electric veh. charging infra.-plan

A1469   (Calabrese,C)    Brain Injury Fd-dedicate, community svcs

A1512   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Wineries-restrict alco. beverages

A1533   (Wirths,H)    Gov.-clarify 14th amendment

A1597   (Jones,P)    Multistate Nurse Lic. Compact-NJ enters

A1827 Acs (ACS)   (Jones,P; Vainieri Huttle,V; Murphy,C)    Sick leave, earned-concerns

A1862 Aca (1R)   (Mosquera,G; Murphy,C)    Maternal Mortality Review Comm.

A2057   (Wirths,H; Mosquera,G)    Mun. admin.-revise removal procedure

A2568   (Jones,P)    Ancient Order of Hibernians-lic. plate

A2761   (Mosquera,G)    Ammunition magazines-reduce to 10 rounds

A2929   (Jones,P; Barclay,A)    Local unit sharing of svcs.-encourage

A3119   (Giblin,T)    Resid. mortgage foreclosure-concerns

A3123   (Johnson,G)    Historic mv-concerns

A3502   (Mosquera,G; Timberlake,B; Murphy,C)    Sch. lunch, student denied-report req.

A3503   (Mosquera,G; Timberlake,B; Murphy,C)    Sch Lunch, Breadfast Prog-submit report

A3504 Aca (1R)   (Mosquera,G; Timberlake,B; Murphy,C)    Summer meal prog.-expands

A3506 Aca (1R)   (Mosquera,G; Murphy,C; McKnight,A)    Breakfast after the bell prog.-req.


Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A3652   (Jasey,M)    Sci., Innovation & Tech. Comm.-re-estab.

ACR120   (Wirths,H)    Health care coverage-proh St/Fed law reg

AR113   (Murphy,C)    Maternal Health Accountability Act 2017

Second Prime Sponsors Added:


A409   (Mukherji,R)    Infants, toddlers-concerns visitation

A856   (Wirths,H)    PERS-bars cert. pub agency participation

A1513   (Jones,P)    Rental prop.-expand mun. auth to inspect

A2179   (Houghtaling,E)    Adulterated candy-proh. sale

A2558   (Wirths,H)    Vegetation Mgmt. Response Act

A2844   (Benson,D)    Paddleboards, stand-up-allows use

A3439   (Houghtaling,E)    Winery cap. expend.-estab. loan prog.

AR80   (Wirths,H)    Community Broadband Act

AR90   (Andrzejczak,B)    Jersey fresh produce-urge nursing homes

AR124   (DeAngelo,W)    National Guard, enhance-Cong. pass leg.

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A393   (Danielsen,J)    Complaints, public-concerns submittal

A418   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Health care plans, affordable-promote

A1389 Aca (1R)   (DeCroce,B)    Name change-MVC accept death cert.

A2844   (Space,P)    Paddleboards, stand-up-allows use

A3164   (Mazzeo,V)    Loan Redemption prog-Estab

A3383   (Murphy,C)    Baby-changing station-install, restrooms

A3625   (Mukherji,R)    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency

A3636   (Calabrese,C)    Dual enrollment prog-share tuition costs

A3687 (Quijano,A)   Plug-in electric veh. charging sys-estab  

ACR82   (Wirths,H)    Death penalty-restore

ACR156   (Benson,D)    Pet shops-sell shelter animals

AJR82   (Murphy,C)    Preeclampsia Awareness Mo.-desig. May

AJR84   (Webber,J)    Pregnancy/Infant Loss Remembrance Mo.

AR90   (Space,P)    Jersey fresh produce-urge nursing homes

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1827 Acs (ACS)   (Moriarty,P)    Sick leave, earned-concerns

The Assembly adjourned at 5:05 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 22, 2018 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/12/2018):