for April 18, 2016


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Vol. XXVIII No. 17                                                                             217th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Notice of Intention Received 4/11/2016:



      Walter F. Timpone, of Cranford.



      Peter J. Barnes, of Edison.

      Kenneth S. Domzalski, of Medford Township.

      Douglas H. Hurd, of Stockton.

      Donald A. Kessler, of Short Hills.

      Kimarie  Rahill, of Hackettstown.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



      Walter F. Timpone, of Cranford.


      Radames  Velazquez, Jr., of Kearny.

      Vito A. Sciancalepore, of Rutherford.

      Kimarie  Rahill, of Hackettstown.

      Donald A. Kessler, of Short Hills.

      Douglas H. Hurd, of Stockton.

      Kenneth S. Domzalski, of Medford Township.

      Anthony V. D'Elia, of Secaucus.

      Peter J. Barnes, of Edison.


Nominations Withdrawn:


      David F. Bauman, of Holmdel.


Nomination Corrected Copy:



      Margaret  Gilbride, J.D., C.T., of Atlantic Highlands *NOT* Maplewood.

Bills Introduced:

S1980    Bucco,A.R.    Hearing  aids-health insur prov coverage   REF SCM

S1981    Bucco,A.R.    Hearing Aid Asst.-incr. annual allowance   REF SHH

S1982    Cardinale,G    Pub off w/training-issue handgun permits   REF SLP

S1983    Bucco,A.R.    Handgun definition-incl antique firearms   REF SLP

S1984    Bucco,A.R.    Domestic viol.-mand. imprisonment term   REF SJU

S1985    Bucco,A.R.    Prev. of Domestic Viol. Act of 1991   REF SJU


Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1986    Cruz-Perez,N/Cunningham,S    Milkweed for Monarchs prog.-estab.   REF SEN

S1987    Cruz-Perez,N    MV lease term.-allows, event of death   REF SCM

S1988    Cruz-Perez,N/Van Drew,J    Vet. Affordable Housing Section 8 Prog.   REF SCU

S1989    Bucco,A.R.    Bingo games-auth. use in pub. bldg.   REF SSG

S1990    Sweeney,S    Sch election-concerns candidates/ballots   REF SSG

S1991    Sweeney,S    Prop. tax exemp.-concerns long term   REF SCU

S1992    Beach,J    Land use planning-concerns mil/civilian   REF SMV

S1993    Beach,J    Praying Mantis-ext. vet. prop tax deduct   REF SCU

S1994    Beach,J    Mun. golf courses-adjust fees for vets.   REF SCU

S1995    Beach,J    Adult ed. prog.-create pilot prog.   REF SED

S1996    Beach,J    Gubernatorial candidate's stmt.-post   REF SSG

S1997    Beach,J    Mail-in ballot application-polling place   REF SSG

S1998    Beach,J    Voter regis.-estab. using MVC info   REF SSG

S1999    Beach,J/Allen,D    Mil, and Defense Econ. Ombuds. Act   REF SMV

S2000    Beach,J    Prescribed burn-auth. cert circumstances   REF SEN

S2001    Beach,J    Places of pub assembly-defibrillator req   REF SHH

S2002    Beach,J/Turner,S    Fire dist. election-move to November   REF SSG

S2003    Beach,J    Mil. Skills Council-estab.   REF SMV

S2004    Beach,J/Madden,F    Vet.-apply for UI benf. online   REF SLA

S2005    Beach,J    Sex offender-proh job contact w/children   REF SLP

S2006    Beach,J    Vet, cert-estab prog, prov travel assist   REF SMV

S2007    Beach,J    Children, DYFS care-not be home-schooled   REF SHH

S2008    Beach,J    Workforce devel grants-emp preference   REF SLA

S2009    Oroho,S/Weinberg,L    Police, alt. route trained-auth. hiring   REF SLP

S2010    Cunningham,S/Kyrillos,J    Workers' comp. claims-concerns dispute   REF SLA

S2011    Greenstein,L/Smith,B    Land acquisition-St. use eminent domain   REF SEN

S2012    Greenstein,L    Domestic viol.-concerns upgrade   REF SJU

S2013    Beck,J    Medicaid applications, incomplete-proc.   REF SHH

S2014    Allen,D    Farming operations-prov. tax credits   REF SEG

S2015    Allen,D    Suicide prev-sch personnel training prog   REF SED

S2016    Allen,D    Realty transfer fee-schedule termination   REF SCU

S2017    Allen,D/Beach,J    Housing Assist. for Vets. Act-estab.   REF SMV

S2018    Allen,D    Animal cruelty statutes viol.-concerns   REF SJU

S2019    Allen,D    Victim of sexual assault-concerns rights   REF SLP

S2020    Allen,D    Jury duty-exmp. nursing mothers   REF SJU

S2021    Allen,D    Police training-concerns alt rte for mil   REF SLP

S2022    Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M    Pub. sch. drinking water-test for lead   REF SED

S2023    Van Drew,J/Oroho,S    St rule-making actions-OAL database   REF SSG

S2024    Madden,F/Oroho,S    Drug manuf. bus. registration-concerns   REF SHH

S2025    Oroho,S/Beach,J+1    Natl Guard emp-allow bus/income tax cred   REF SMV

S2026    Oroho,S/Pennacchio,J    Pain-Capable Unborn Child Prot. Act   REF SHH

S2027    Madden,F/Beach,J    Vet. Day-req. sch. dist. observe   REF SED

S2028    Smith,B/Thompson,S    Sewer overflow-estab. notification req.   REF SEN

S2029    Smith,B/Greenstein,L    Solar panels-concerns installation   REF SCU

S2030    Smith,B/Kyrillos,J    Co. admin. sch dist-governance structure   REF SED

S2031    Van Drew,J    Student assist. coordinators-employ   REF SED

S2033    Weinberg,L/Oroho,S    Claim pymts. thru electronic fds.-auth.   REF SCU

S2034    Van Drew,J    Disab. parking id cards-elim renewal req   REF STR

S2035    Turner,S    Opioid prescrip.-seven day restriction   REF SHH

S2036    Gordon,R    Homemaker-home health aide-certification   REF SHH

S2037    Gordon,R    Home health aide backlog-concerns   REF SBA

S2038    Vitale,J/Codey,R    DOC-updates references   REF SHH

S2039    Vitale,J/Sacco,N    CATV svc. outage credits-concerns   REF SEG

S2040    Lesniak,R    Comp. Reg. Grease Recycling Act   REF SEN

S2041    Rice,R/Smith,B    Econ Redevel, Growth Grant prog-tax cred   REF SBA

S2042    Lesniak,R/Rice,R    Waterfront Comm NY Harbor-w/draw compact   REF SEG

SCR92    Beach,J    Primary elections-concerns voting age   REF SSG

SCR93    Doherty,M/Oroho,S    Delaware Riv Basin flooding-address risk   REF SEN

SJR52    Van Drew,J    Blueberry crop-100th anniv.   REF SEG

SJR53    Cruz-Perez,N    Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Mo.   REF SHH

SJR54    Van Drew,J    Dept. of Agric.-recog. 100th anniv.   REF SEG

SJR55    Van Drew,J    Nursery, Landscape Assoc.-100th anniv.   REF SEG

SJR56    Lesniak,R/Cunningham,S    Longshoremen's register-NY enact leg.   REF SEG

SR45    Greenstein,L    Arrest warrant-concerns   REF SJU

SR46    Holzapfel,J    Atlantic City Airport-recruit airlines   REF STR




Bills Referred/SBA:

S351    Kean,T/Whelan,J    Income tax cred-A-list performing artist  

S660 Scs (SCS)    Turner,S    Fire dist. elections-concerns  

S1403    Weinberg,L/Whelan,J    Online voter regis.-secure website  

S1927 Sca (1R)    Whelan,J    Fantasy sports games-regulate  

S1937    Turner,S/Rice,R+1    Lead paint inspection req.-concerns  

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S1143    Turner,S    Lead paint inspections-mun. conduct   FROM SCU

S1870    Turner,S    Higher Ed. Epinephrine Emerg Treatment   FROM SHI

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A191    Caputo,R/Diegnan,P+15    Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm   REF SED

A209    DeAngelo,W/Pinkin,N+3    Sch security-excl. sch. dist expenditure   REF SED

A227 AcaAaAa (3R)    DeAngelo,W/Mukherji,R+9    Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment   REF STR

A311    Singleton,T/Caputo,R+8    Breach of security, online acct-disclose   REF SCM

A454    Mazzeo,V/Eustace,T+2    Disaster Victims Prot. Act   REF SCU

A756 Aa (1R)    Moriarty,P/Coughlin,C    Pymt. assurance devices-regulates   REF SCM

A883    Muoio,E/Lampitt,P+2    St. contract-req. job equality standards   REF SSG

A888 Aca (1R)    Muoio,E/Gusciora,R+3    Tiered Health Insur. Networks Task Force   REF SCM

A1130    Sumter,S/Wimberly,B+5    Temp. resid. assist.-DHS adopt reg.   REF SHH

A1414    Johnson,G/Giblin,T+4    Marriage, family therapist-estab. lic.   REF SCM

A1645    Schaer,G/Webber,J+2    Open space trust fd., co./mun.-concerns   REF SEN

A1855    Wimberly,B/Prieto,V+8    Minorities, women-constr. training   REF SLA

A1869    Wimberly,B/Vainieri Huttle,V+14    Min. & Women-owned bus.-St. contracting   REF SSG

A1877    Wimberly,B/Sumter,S+13    Healthy Small Food Retailer Act   REF SBA

A2107    Mukherji,R/Holley,J+7    Non-driv. ID card, homeless-exempts fee   REF SHH

A2158    Diegnan,P/Coughlin,C+3    Sch. security improvements-concerns fds   REF SED

A2374 Aca (1R)    McKeon,J/Prieto,V+6    St wide gun buyback program-estab.   REF SLP

A2443 Aca (1R)    Eustace,T/Sumter,S+7    Firearm possession-concerns   REF SBA

A2565 AcaAa (2R)    Benson,D/DeAngelo,W+12    NJ STARS, NJ STARS II-concerns elig.   REF SHI

A2689    Schaer,G/Prieto,V+8    Secure Schools for All Children Act   REF SED

A3347 Aca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Wolfe,D+4    Sch. Safety Specialist Academy-estab.   REF SED

A3348 Aca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Wolfe,D+5    Sch. fac.-concerns security   REF SED

A3349    Diegnan,P/Wolfe,D+5    Sch. security training-concerns   REF SED

A3613    Eustace,T/Gusciora,R+1    Religious freedom statute-proh St travel   REF SSG

AJR27    Muoio,E/Gusciora,R+3    Asthma Awareness Mo.-desig. May   REF SHH

AJR50    Wimberly,B/Conaway,H+2    Youth Smoking Prev. Awareness-desig. May   REF SHH

AJR63    Caputo,R/Gusciora,R+1    Beer Wine & Spirits Wk-2nd wk. in May   REF SSG

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

A1663 Aca (1R)    Schaer,G/Prieto,V+11    Police, co./mun.-estab. training course  

A2949    Andrzejczak,B/Land,R+5    Diamondback terrapins-prov. prot.  

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S993    Vitale,J/Pou,N+6    Suppl. Nutrition Assist. Prog-time limit  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S10   (Beck,J)    Direct Prop. Tax Relief Prog.-estab.

S75   (Beck,J)    Estate tax-repeals

S83   (Pennacchio,J)    Road access easement-condemnor req.

S172 Sca (1R)   (Turner,S)    Firearm possession-concerns

S191   (Beck,J)    Estate tax-incr. filing threshold

S202   (Singer,R)    Sch. Children First Act

S286   (Barnes,P)    Telepsychiatry-concern Medicaid coverage

S315   (Bateman,C)    Jersey Fresh prog.;$1.6M

S349   (Bucco,A.R.)    Income tax retire. income excl.-incr.

S462   (Beach,J)    Animal Cruelty Offender Registry-estab.

S520   (Singer,R)    Ed Funding Report-incorp recommendations

S572   (Singer,R)    Pub. emp accumulated sick leave-concerns

S634   (Barnes,P)    Health care prov.-disclose standards req



Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


S635   (Barnes,P)    Health insur. carriers-comply w/req.

S971   (Beck,J)    Casino fac., small-scale-modify req.

S998   (Beck,J)    Personal income tax's pension-incr.

S1055   (Singer,R)    St. & mun. health plan-restrict level

S1077   (Singer,R)    Civil svc. law-makes various changes

S1101   (Beck,J)    Transfer inheritance tax-exemp cert prop

S1155   (Pennacchio,J)    Autocycles-reg. as motorcycles

S1185   (Beck,J)    Child care, emp..-prov.-corp. tax cred.

S1206   (Beck,J)    Estate tax-incr. filing threshold

S1379   (Allen,D)    Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment

S1497   (Thompson,S)    Killed in Action flag-desig. St. flag

S1577   (Bateman,C)    Animal cruelty offenses-revises

S1578   (Bateman,C)    Animal cruelty offense-revises

S1588   (Turner,S)    Lead exposure, low level-address effects

S1688   (Singer,R)    St. aid to mun.-concerns

S1706   (Bateman,C)    Trunk fighting-estab as animal cruelty

S1728   (Pennacchio,J)    Estate tax-incr. exclusion

S1768   (Doherty,M)    Home baked goods sale-estab. req.

S1881   (Barnes,P)    Ambulatory care fac.-concerns

S1887   (Bateman,C)    Wind, solar energy fac-modify definition

S1923   (Bateman,C)    Israeli bus-proh pension investment

S1928   (Bateman,C)    Homestead prop. tax-incr. tax deduction

S1932   (Beck,J; Bucco,A.R.; Oroho,S)    Charitable org.-income tax deduct.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S934   (Allen,D)    Vet. prop. tax exemp.-extends

S1234   (Allen,D)    Devel disab-prov oversight DHS contracts

S1280   (Weinberg,L)    Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S1556   (Allen,D)    Vol. tuition cred. prog.-clarify courses

S1768   (Sarlo,P)    Home baked goods sale-estab. req.

S1860   (Greenstein,L)    Charter sch. prog.-makes various changes

S1879   (Whelan,J)    Gov. records-make available on internet

S1915   (Allen,D)    Armed Forces reserve-prov. tuition benf.

S1918   (Bateman,C)    Vet.-waive higher ed. application fees

S1934   (Allen,D)    Tiered health plans-places freeze

Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S569   (Greenstein,L)    St aid to sch dist-estab distrib formula


The Senate President has made the following appointments:


*Effective April 7, 2016

Task Force to Study How Veterans Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are Treated in Judicial Proceedings:


Senator James Beach (6)


*Effective April 14, 2016

Police and Fire Public Interest Arbitration Impact Task Force:


George O’Brien, of Woodland Park









The Senate President has made the following re-appointments:


*Effective March 24, 2016

Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity:


Senator Nellie Pou (35)

Senator Ronald L. Rice (28)

Senator Shirley K. Turner (15)

Senator Loretta Weinberg (37)

Senator Jennifer Beck (11)

Note to the 3/10/2016 Digest:

Bills Introduced:


S1878    Sacco,N    Hosp non-profit-concerns prop tax status   REF SCU *NOT* SHH

Note to the 3/14/2016 Digest:

Bills Passed:


S981    Smith,B/Bateman,C+1    Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises   (31-6) *NOT* (30-6)


The Senate adjourned at 7:40 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, April 21, 2016 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).


The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet at a date and time to be announced.

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (4/14/2016):