for March 14, 2013


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Vol. XXV No. 14                                                                                215th Legislature $ Second Annual Session



The Senate did not meet.  The Senate will meet on Monday, March 18, 2013 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A3918    Fuentes,A    prostitution offense, sch prop-mand fine   REF AJU

A3919    Fuentes,A    Firearm trans. law-produce brochure   REF ALP

A3920    Barnes,P/Ramos,R    Coastal Commission-creates   REF AEN

A3921    Barnes,P/Ramos,R    CAFRA permit req.-change devel. type   REF AEN

A3922    Ramos,R/Barnes,P+1    Electric pub util flood mitigation plans   REF ATU

A3923    Jasey,M/Prieto,V    Personal id info.-exempts disclosure   REF ASG

A3924    Mosquera,G/Moriarty,P    Texting while driving, proh-erect signs   REF ATR

A3925    Mosquera,G    Pawnbroker-file transaction reports req.   REF ARP

A3926    Stender,L    Gubernatorial candidate stmt-req online   REF ASG

A3927    Chivukula,U    Offshore Wind Econ Devel Act-amend   REF ATU

A3928    Quijano,A/Wagner,C    Reservoir-reduce, prior to weather emerg   REF AHS

A3929    Quijano,A+1    Drones-proh. for surveillance purposes   REF AHS

A3930    Quijano,A    Motor fuel dealer-generator wiring   REF AHS

A3931    McGuckin,G    Contracts, cert-excl prevailing wage req   REF ALA

A3932    McGuckin,G    Dune constr.-concerns   REF AEN

A3933    Handlin,A    Piers-allow devel.   REF AEN

A3934    Cryan,J    Assisted living fac-generator ready req.   REF ATU

A3935    Wagner,C/Eustace,T    Pub. sch. dist-concerns recess   REF AED

A3936    Benson,D/Rible,D    Optometrists, vision care plans-concerns   REF AFI

A3937    Johnson,G/Bramnick,J    Crime victims-no fees, govt. records   REF ALP

A3938    Mainor,C    Aggravated assault videotape-crime   REF ALP

A3939    O'Scanlon,D+1    Abused child-expands definition   REF AWC

A3940    Carroll,M    Fenimore Landfill, Roxbury Twp-closure   REF AEN

A3941    McHose,A+1    Rosie's law-vehicular homicide   REF ALP

A3942    Spencer,L    Health club svc. contracts-cancellation   REF ACO

A3943    Barnes,P    Protestant Episcopal Church-incorp.   REF AJU

A3944    Riley,C    Beaver-removes limitation   REF AAN

ACR185    McGuckin,G/Kean,S    Hurricane Sandy victims-claim losses   REF ABU

ACR186    Kean,S/McGuckin,G    Coastal lake restoration proj-concerns   REF AEN

AJR100    Singleton,T    Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Awareness   REF AHE

AJR101    McHose,A    Sarcoidosis Awareness Mo.-desig. April   REF AHE

AR158    Tucker,C    Poison Prev Awareness Wk-March 17-23   REF AHE

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A507 Aca (1R)    Albano,N/Milam,M+1    Farmed deer-estab. lic. prog.   REP/ACA

A1115    Fuentes,A/Wisniewski,J+1    Non-driv. id cards-implement procedure   REP

A1578 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V+3    Truck Operator Independent Contr. Act   REP/ACA

A2379 Aca (1R)    Johnson,G/Munoz,N    Dog fighting-estab. crime   REP/ACA

A2835 Aca (1R)    Riley,C/Wilson,G    Child support orders-concerns docketing   REP/ACA

A3082 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L    MV rental fees-concerns   REP/ACA

A3250 Aca (1R)    Wilson,G/Caride,M+12    Gestating pig-cruel confinement, offense   REP/ACA

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


A3418    Chivukula,U/Caride,M    Sch. bus-compressed natural gas as fuel   REP

A3445 Aca (1R)    Quijano,A/Wagner,C    Animals-bd pub trans in emerg evacuation   REP/ACA

A3605 Aca (1R)    Albano,N/Dancer,R+1    Dyslexia-screen kindergarten students   REP/ACA

A3606/3607 Acs (ACS)    Albano,N/Dancer,R    Teachers-concerns prof. devel.   REP/ACS

A3608    Albano,N/Dancer,R+2    Dyslexia-concerns definition   REP

A3625    Eustace,T/Benson,D+1    Sr. occupied bldgs-emerg operation plans   REP

A3651    Angelini,M/Casagrande,C    Sch bond validating act   REP

A3680 Aca (1R)    Coutinho,A/Singleton,T+8    NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013   REP/ACA

A3686    Stender,L/Benson,D    Sch. bd. memb. candidates-concerns   REP

A3696    Mosquera,G/Wagner,C+1    Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration   REP

A3756    Gusciora,R/Angelini,M+2    Substance abuse fac-post on DHS website   REP

A3764    Dancer,R+1    Snow removal reserve fds.-concerns   REP

A3782    Vainieri Huttle,V/Wagner,C    Devel ctr resid transition-follow-up req   REP

A3845    Greenwald,L    Marriage/civil union lic.-concerns   REP

A3851 Aca (1R)    Coughlin,C/Eustace,T    Tenant legal action-landlord pay fees   REP/ACA

A3863 Aca (1R)    Gusciora,R/Stender,L    Pol Committees-req. contrib disclosure   REP/ACA

A3870    Vainieri Huttle,V/Sumter,S+25    Devel. center-concerns   REP

A3873 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V+1    Texting while driv prohibits-erect signs   REP/ACA

A3902 Aca (1R)    Albano,N    Pet shop, dog care-estab. req./standards   REP/ACA

A3904 Aca (1R)    Albano,N    Animal neglect-revise offenses and penal   REP/ACA

A3905 Aca (1R)    Albano,N    Animal abandonment-revise offenses   REP/ACA

A3930    Quijano,A    Motor fuel dealer-generator wiring   REP

ACR183    Diegnan,P/Brown,C.J.    Wrestling-Olympic Committee reinstate   REP

AJR94 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L/Bramnick,J+15    Israel for 65th independence anniversary   REP/ACA

AR129 Aca (1R)    Albano,N/Dancer,R+2    Dyslexia-teacher instruction certificate   REP/ACA

AR142 Aca (1R)    Quijano,A/Cryan,J+2    US citizenship-create comprehensive path   REP/ACA

S1912 ScaAcaAaAca (4R)    Madden,F/Oroho,S+6    Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act   REP/ACA

S1921 Aca (1R)    Lesniak,R+1    Gestating pig-cruel confinement, offense   REP/ACA

S2399 Sca (1R)    Scutari,N/Whelan,J+1    Marriage/civil union lic.-concerns   REP

Bills Combined:

A3607    Albano,N/Dancer,R    Reading disab.-prov. prof. devel.   COMB/W A3606 (ACS)


Resolution Adopted and Released from Committee:


An Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee unnumbered Resolution authorizing the issuance of subpoenas and such other action as is necessary to further the committee’s investigation of the finances of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Bills Recommitted:

A1578 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V+3    Truck Operator Independent Contr. Act   RCM ATR

S1912 ScaAcaAaAca (4R)    Madden,F/Oroho,S+6    Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act   RCM AED

Bills Transferred:

ACR183    Diegnan,P/Brown,C.J.    Wrestling-Olympic Committee reinstate   FROM ATA TO AED

Co-Sponsors Added:

A1080 AcaAa (2R)   (Wisniewski,J)    Talking, texting while driving-incr fine

A1659   (Schaer,G)    Tuition, in-St. rates-concerns

A1843   (Fuentes,A)    Group Home Fire Safety Act

A2022 Aca (1R)   (Ramos,R)    Ultrasound breast screenings-insur cover

A2258 Aa (1R)   (Singleton,T)    Ticket sales-revises law

A2753 AcaAca (2R)   (Johnson,G)    Energy tax receipts-pay directly to mun.

A2869 Aca (1R)   (Rible,D)    Special ed. students-placement

A3047 Aca (1R)   (Riley,C)    Children's Sudden Cardiac Events Act

A3509   (Schaer,G; Jimenez,A)    Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

A3680 Aca (1R)   (Munoz,N)    NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

A3740   (Munoz,N; DeCroce,B)    No Early Release Act-revise statutes

A3771   (Munoz,N)    Good Samaritans-not req to pay ambulance

A3798   (DiMaio,J)    Overseas Resid Absentee Voting-revise

A3803   (Wolfe,D)    Video games & viol.-study relationship

A3816   (Handlin,A)    Pub. Util. Reliability Investment Act

A3922   (Handlin,A)    Electric pub util flood mitigation plans

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A3929   (Handlin,A)    Drones-proh. for surveillance purposes 

A3939   (Schepisi,H)   Abused child-expands definition  

A3941   (Handlin,A)  Rosie's law-vehicular homicide 

AJR94 Aca (1R)   (Eustace,T; Wagner,C; Kean,S; Caride,M)    Israel for 65th independence anniversary

Prime Sponsors Added:


A3892   (McKeon,J)    Shore prot. proj. priority list-criteria

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

A3892   (Spencer,L)    Shore prot. proj. priority list-criteria

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A979   (Bucco,A.M.)    Health care prof., vol.-civil immunity

A1115   (Wisniewski,J)    Non-driv. id cards-implement procedure

A2045   (Riley,C)    Insur. fraud-concerns civil immunity

A2204 AcaAa (2R)   (Riley,C)    Insur. fraud-concerns

A3559   (Wagner,C)    Sch bus driv train-special need students

A3685   (Singleton,T)    PANYNJ-cert. cargo, impose fac. charge

A3686   (Benson,D)    Sch. bd. memb. candidates-concerns

A3900   (Albano,N)    Animal cruelty offenses-estab addl penal

AR111   (Coughlin,C)    Eyeglasses/hearing aids-medicare cover

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A3512   (Benson,D)    Consumer Access to Health Care Act

A3776   (Webber,J)    Spectator-based lawsuits-prov. immunity

A3837   (Spencer,L)    The Opportunity to Compete Act

A3922   (Eustace,T)    Electric pub util flood mitigation plans

A3923   (Jimenez,A)    Personal id info.-exempts disclosure 

ACR183   (Rumana,S)    Wrestling-Olympic Committee reinstate

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3572 Aca (1R)   (Wagner,C)    Lic. home inspector-background ck. req.

A3860   (Wagner,C)    Charitable contrib.-clarify

A3922   (Wagner,C)    Electric pub util flood mitigation plans

A3923   (Wagner,C)    Personal id info.-exempts disclosure 

Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3490   (Eustace,T)    St. agencies-concerns cert. reports

A3605 Aca (1R)   (Jasey,M)    Dyslexia-screen kindergarten students

A3606/3607 Acs (ACS)   (Jasey,M)    Teachers-concerns prof. devel.

A3607   (Jasey,M)    Reading disab.-prov. prof. devel.

A3608   (Jasey,M)    Dyslexia-concerns definition

Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3680 Aca (1R)   (Bramnick,J)    NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

Seventh Prime Sponsors Added:

A3680 Aca (1R)   (Bucco,A.M.)    NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:

AJR94 Aca (1R)   (Wisniewski,J)    Israel for 65th independence anniversary



Note to the 2/7/2013 Digest:

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


S2092 Sca (1R)    Pennacchio,J/Gordon,R+1    Lieutenant Scott Jenkin's Law  AWR 2RA *NOT* REF AAP

The Assembly adjourned at 7:09 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 21, 2013 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/11/2013):

P.L.2013, c.28.   A720 AcaAaSca (3R)    Ramos,R/Milam,M+11    3/12/2013    St. emp. comp.-direct deposit req.