for May 2, 2016


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Vol. XXVIII No. 20                                                                             217th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:


      Jean S. Chetney, of Mannington.

      Catherine  Fitzpatrick, of Princeton.

      Thomas M. Moore, of Roseland.

      Carolyn E. Wright, of East Orange.



      Steven S. Rogers, Esq., of Tenafly, to replace Marilou C. Halvorsen, resigned.

      David J. Grusemeyer, of Marmora, to replace Peter A. Curatolo, resigned.

      Edward F. Barrett, of Colonia.



      Charlie  Jones, of Kenilworth.

      Peter A. Cavicchia, II, of Sparta, to replace Laurie Fuchs.

      Kerri E. Cody, Esq., of Hammonton, to replace the Honorable Norman M. Robertson.

      Honorable Carmen M. Garcia, of Mansfield.

      Thomas P. Haaf, of Pilesgrove.

      James B. Jefferson, of Woodbury.

      John P. Kelly, of West Creek, to replace Reverend Brian T. Butch.

      Julio A. Marenco, Esq., of North Bergen.

      John M. Paitakes, Ph.D., of Raritan Borough, to replace Oscar T. Doyle, resigned.

      Chairman James T. Plousis, of Ocean City.

      Honorable Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr., of Hamilton Square.

      Christina  Ramirez, of Morristown, to replace Mary Hunt, deceased.

      Lloyd D. Henderson, Jr., Esq., of Lawnside.

Bills Introduced:

S2086    Bucco,A.R.    Mil., deployed-concerns water svc. fees   REF SCU

S2087    Bucco,A.R.    Permit Extension Act of 2008-extends   REF SEG

S2088    Addiego,D    Workforce devel grants-concerns cert bus   REF SLA

S2089    Addiego,D    Student database-incl. mil.-connected id   REF SED

S2090    Van Drew,J    Arts and tourism-incr. hotel fee rev.   REF SSG

S2091    Van Drew,J    Anhydrous ammonia refrig. sys.-concerns   REF SEN

S2092    Van Drew,J    Baby monitor internet connection-concern   REF SHH

S2093    Van Drew,J    Consumer reviews, complaints-make public   REF SCM

S2094    Van Drew,J    Baby monitors, unsecured-concerns risks   REF SHH

S2095    Van Drew,J    Energy supplier, third party-concerns   REF SEG

S2096    Van Drew,J    Hollow nose ammunition-ret police posses   REF SLP

S2097    Van Drew,J    Natural disaster-tax exemp. goods   REF SBA

S2098    Sacco,N    Fuel cell veh.-concerns   REF STR

S2099    Vitale,J/Turner,S+1    Sch. dist. elections, annual-concerns   REF SSG

S2100    Whelan,J    Ethics Comm.-concerns qualif.   REF SSG

S2101    Turner,S    St. contract-req. job equality standards   REF SSG

S2102    Turner,S    Temp. resid. assist.-DHS adopt reg.   REF SHH

S2103    Bucco,A.R.    Paratransit veh.-flashing warning lights   REF STR

S2104    Bucco,A.R.    Paratransit veh.-create mv offenses   REF STR

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

S2105    Bucco,A.R.    POWs-create exemp, cert MVC fees   REF SMV

S2106    Holzapfel,J    Internet-St. agencies implement use   REF SSG

S2107    Sarlo,P/Kean,T    PERS, PFRS-concerns memb.   REF SSG

S2108    Greenstein,L    Students in St. sch, driv ed-St. veh use   REF SED

S2109    Smith,B/Bateman,C    Net metering aggregation standard-expand   REF SEN

S2110    Lesniak,R    Tiny Home Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SCU

S2111    Holzapfel,J    Sex offender-no youth ministry position   REF SLP

S2112    Beach,J    Sch. dist emp comp-concerns mil svc cred   REF SED

S2113    Beach,J    Smarter Lunchroom Act   REF SED

S2114    Beach,J    100 Percent Disab. Vet-parking privilege   REF SMV

S2115    Beach,J    Registry for vet org.-DMVA create   REF SMV

S2116    Beach,J    New Voter Empowerment Act   REF SSG

S2117    Beach,J    Holocaust Reparation Tax Exemp. Act   REF SBA

S2118    Beach,J    Playground-co design/construct inclusive   REF SCU

S2119    Beach,J    Mil. installations-prov. bus. tax cred.   REF SEG

S2120    Van Drew,J    Agric-related events on farmland-permits   REF SEG

S2121    Van Drew,J    Sr Farmers' Market Nutrition Prog.   REF SEG

S2122    Van Drew,J    Animal cruelty offenses-min. crim. penal   REF SEG

S2123    Van Drew,J    Farm Fresh School prog.-concerns   REF SEG

S2124    Van Drew,J    Dept. of Agric.;cooking contest-estab.   REF SEG

S2125    Van Drew,J    Farm to Sch prog-concerns recipe posting   REF SEG

S2126    Van Drew,J    Hunting, fishing lic., free-cert mil svc   REF SEN

S2127    Van Drew,J    Viticulture Trail Sign Prog.-creates   REF SSG

S2128    Van Drew,J    Handicapped parking-post stress disorder   REF SHH

S2129    Van Drew,J    Fishing, hunting lic-free, cert mil type   REF SEN

S2130    Van Drew,J    Med. records-estab. max. fees for copies   REF SHH

S2131    Van Drew,J    Crimes with bail restrictions-concerns   REF SJU

S2132    Van Drew,J    Pension contrib.-St. req. to pay   REF SBA

S2133    Van Drew,J    Nursing home resid.-concerns rights   REF SHH

S2134    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L    Sexually transmitted disease-treatment   REF SHH

S2135    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L    Tobacco products-proh sale at pharmacies   REF SHH

S2136    Oroho,S    Workers comp claim-electronic submission   REF SLA

S2137    Oroho,S    Auto. insur claims-electronic submission   REF SCM

S2138    Rice,R    Pub. sch. textbooks-concerns   REF SED

S2139    Ruiz,M/Scutari,N    Dysmenorrhea-med marijuana treatment   REF SHH

S2140    Beck,J    Sick leave, accumulated-concerns   REF SSG

S2141    Allen,D    Black bear-remove, game species list   REF SEN

S2142    Bucco,A.R.    Sex offense, foreign country-Megan's Law   REF SJU

S2143    Allen,D    Insur. producer lic. fee-concerns   REF SMV

S2144    Allen,D    Police, surviving spouse-health coverage   REF SSG

S2145    Bucco,A.R.    Age-appropriate sexual abuse curriculum   REF SED

S2146    Gill,N    St. assess.-concerns admin.   REF SED

S2147    Gill,N    High sch grad. proficiency test-concerns   REF SED

S2148    Sweeney,S    Workers' comp. suppl benf, cert-concerns   REF SLA

S2149    Cruz-Perez,N    Workers' coop. societies-concerns   REF SLA

SCR98    Allen,D    Eminent domain-limit exercise   REF SCU

SCR99    Ruiz,M/Gill,N+2    Vet. non-war time-civil svc. hiring pref   REF SMV

SCR100    Rice,R    Newark Sch Dist-investigate operations   REF SED

SCR101    Weinberg,L/Gill,N+4    St. Police-proh justifiable handgun need   REF SLP

SCR102    Van Drew,J    Child custody dispute-Cong prot interest   REF SJU

SCR103    Lesniak,R    Drinking water-DEP adopt standards   REF SEN

SJR58    Van Drew,J/Beach,J    Wine Wk.-desig last full wk of September   REF SEG

SJR59    Turner,S    Asthma Awareness Mo.-desig. May   REF SHH

SJR60    Turner,S    Youth Smoking Prev. Awareness-desig. May   REF SHH

SJR61    Sweeney,S/Kean,T    Natl. Park Svc.-recog. 100th anniv.   REF SEN

SR48    Allen,D    Black bear hunting season-oppose   REF SEN

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

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

S295    Vitale,J/Sarlo,P+1    Overdose prev.-concerns opiod antidotes   REP

S331 Sca (1R)    Scutari,N/Madden,F+1    Bus and rail svcs.-concerns curtailment   REP/SCA

S372    Codey,R/Allen,D+5    Substance abuse instr.-req, sch students   REP

S684 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Gill,N+2    Clean Energy Tech. Center-estab.   REP/SCA

S806    Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+1    Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan   REP

S972    Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K+1    Child Advocacy Ctr. Multidisciplinary Bd   REP

S1073/2060 (SCS)    Turner,S    Contraceptives-pharmacist prescribe   REP/SCS

S1131 Sca (1R)    Rice,R    Sr. cit. resid. death-notify next-of-kin   REP/SCA

S1177    Sweeney,S    Leah's Law-caseworker safety   REP

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

S1423    Doherty,M    MV, inpection not req.-issue certificate   REP

S1602    Weinberg,L/Cardinale,G+1    Hist New Bridge Landing Park Comm-powers   REP

S1659    Van Drew,J    Vet. Memorial Hwy. at Delsea Drive-desig   REP

S1734 Sca (1R)    Turner,S/Vitale,J    Smoking, pub. parks and beaches-proh.   REP/SCA

S2036 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Whelan,J    Homemaker-home health aide-certification   REP/SCA

SCR86 Sca (1R)    Greenstein,L/Smith,B    Drinking Water Infrastructure Task Force   REP/SCA

SJR29    Weinberg,L    Night of Conversation-desig.   REP

Bills Combined:

S2060    Vitale,J    Contraceptives-pharmacists prov. cert.   COMB/W S1073 (SCS)

Bills Referred/SBA:

S684 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Gill,N+2    Clean Energy Tech. Center-estab.  

S806    Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+1    Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan  

S972    Sweeney,S/O'Toole,K+1    Child Advocacy Ctr. Multidisciplinary Bd  

S1073/2060 (SCS)    Turner,S    Contraceptives-pharmacist prescribe  

S1177    Sweeney,S    Leah's Law-caseworker safety  

S1423    Doherty,M    MV, inpection not req.-issue certificate  

S1602    Weinberg,L/Cardinale,G+1    Hist New Bridge Landing Park Comm-powers  

S2036 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Whelan,J    Homemaker-home health aide-certification  

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:


S988    Smith,B/Whelan,J+1    Wind energy proj., qual.-BPU approval  

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S977    Lesniak,R/Sarlo,P+3    Animals threatened w/extinction-concerns  

S978    Lesniak,R/Sarlo,P+3    Animal parts/products-proh. transp.  

S983 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+6    Emerg. assist.-extends cert. elig.  

S992    Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+24    Women-concerns equal pay  

Co-Sponsors Added:

S295   (Addiego,D)    Overdose prev.-concerns opiod antidotes

S403   (Bateman,C)    Self-Service Storage Fac. Act-suppl.

S965   (Beck,J)    Hist. Property Reinvestment Act

S972   (Vitale,J)    Child Advocacy Ctr. Multidisciplinary Bd

S1992   (Sarlo,P)    Land use planning-concerns mil/civilian

S2099   (Whelan,J)   Sch. dist. elections, annual-concerns

SCR99   (Rice,R; Van Drew,J)   Vet. non-war time-civil svc. hiring pref

SCR101   (Gordon,R; Stack,B; Turner,S; Vitale,J)  St. Police-proh justifiable handgun need

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S295   (Sarlo,P)    Overdose prev.-concerns opiod antidotes

S1584   (Allen,D)    Mun. Vol. Prop. Tax Reduction Act

S1734 Sca (1R)   (Vitale,J)    Smoking, pub. parks and beaches-proh.

S1885   (Beach,J)    Disab. vets.-exemp. cert. St. park fees

S2036 Sca (1R)   (Whelan,J)    Homemaker-home health aide-certification

SCR97   (Weinberg,L)    Natl. Historic Preserv. Act-50th anniv.

Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S2109   (Bateman,C)    Net metering aggregation standard-expand







The Senate President has made the following appointments:


*Effective May 2, 2016

Joint Committee on Housing Affordability:

Senator Ronald L. Rice (28)

Senator Jeff Van Drew (1)

Senator Christopher J. Connors (9)


Note to the 2/29/2016 Digest:

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:


A1957 Aca (1R)    Pintor Marin,E/Prieto,V+6    Address Confidentiality Prog.-expand   REF SJU *NOT* SED

The Senate adjourned at 9:20 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, May 5, 2016 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).


The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Thursday, May 5, 2016 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (04/25/2016):