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Vol. XXV No. 34 215th Legislature $ Second Annual Session



Nomination Corrected Copy:



Melanie T. Collins, of Cape May Court House *NOT* Rio Grande.

Bills Introduced:

S2912 Oroho,S/Sweeney,S Farm income averaging cred.-permits REF SBA

S2913 Beach,J The Truth-in-Renting Act-expand REF SCU

S2914 Cardinale,G Inmates separate recyclables-create prog REF SLP

S2915 Lesniak,R Veterinarians-prov written prescriptions REF SCM

S2916 Weinberg,L/Vitale,J Health ctrs., fed. qual.-concerns REF SHH

S2917 Singer,R Birth cert.-allows adopted person access REF SHH

S2918 Madden,F Mom2Mom Peer Support Prog.-estab. REF SHH

S2919 Gordon,R Threading-estab. a limited lic. REF SCM

S2920 Oroho,S Presch. tuition rates-concerns REF SED

S2921 Ruiz,M Vacant and abandoned prop.-concerns REF SCU

S2922 Vitale,J Rutgers, St. Univ. Study Comm.-estab. REF SHI

S2923 Vitale,J Physical therapy-revise statutes REF SCM

S2924 Turner,S Jewelry-estab. electronic reporting sys. REF SCM

S2926 Oroho,S/Holzapfel,J Prescription Monitoring Prog.-access REF SHH

S2927 Van Drew,J FF, prov. paramedic svcs.-auth. REF SLP

S2928 Van Drew,J Devel disab persons-DHS approve provider REF SHH

S2929 Van Drew,J Incarcerated individuals-proh. pub. benf REF SHH

S2930 Whelan,J Internet gaming equip.-concerns REF SSG

S2931 Whelan,J Impounded veh.-permits mun. to sell REF STR

SR116 Kyrillos,J August Reiger-Ecuador find/return to US REF SSG

SR117 Greenstein,L Plastic products-encourage recycling REF SEN

Bills Passed:

SCR160 Smith,B/Bateman,C+2 FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space (22-8)

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S2268 Sca (1R) Bateman,C/Whelan,J+4 Bio-based Heating Oil Act REP/SCA

Bills Referred/SBA:

A1832 Conaway,H/Benson,D+2 Pain med-restrict insur, limiting access

S2088 Weinberg,L Pain med-restrict insur, limiting access

S2479 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Pou,N+5 Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

Public Hearing:

SCR160 Smith,B/Bateman,C+2 FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space SEN


Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:


A732 AcaAaScaAa (4R) Eustace,T/Schepisi,H+4 Health care related prof.-concerns

A3680 AcaAcsAaScaAa (ACS/3R) Coutinho,A/Singleton,T+26 NJ Econ. Opportunity Act of 2013

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A3811 Aa (1R) DeAngelo,W/Benson,D+2 Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns overpayment REF SLA

A4189 AaAa (2R) Egan,J/DiMaio,J+1 Unemp. benf. law-modifies short-time REF SLA

A4338 Burzichelli,J Claudia's Law-concerns chest x-rays REF SHH

Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

S968/1494 Scs (SCS) Weinberg,L/Turner,S+4 Pub. svc priv contracts-estab procedures

S1778 Sca (1R) Greenstein,L/Stender,L+6 Thomas P. Canzanella First Resp Prot Act

S2163 Lesniak,R/Cunningham,S+14 Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration

S2188 Sca (1R) Gordon,R/Weinberg,L+10 Save NJ Call Center Jobs Act

S2644 Vitale,J/Gill,N+6 Patient Prot. and Affordable Care Act

S2825 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+14 Family planning svcs.;$7.453M

Co-Sponsors Added:

S1097 (Stack,B) St. memor. maintenance-voluntary contrib

S1732 (Thompson,S) Retir. income-elim. income cap excl.

S1795 (Allen,D) Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim.

S1896 (Addiego,D) Co govt, fire & sch dist-prop tax refund

S2666 (Bucco,A.R.; Van Drew,J) Police training-concerns alt rte for mil

S2809 (Thompson,S) Crime victim-clarify impact statement

S2824 (Stack,B) Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.

S2825 (Stack,B) Family planning svcs.;$7.453M

S2870 (Bucco,A.R.) WWII Vet. Memor. Fd.-prov. vol. contrib.

SCR160 (Allen,D; Ruiz,M) FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1775 (Allen,D) Child Care Lic. Act-statutory changes

S1913 (Cunningham,S) Disab. benf.-changes cert. elig criteria

S2254 Sca (1R) (Allen,D) Vet. Haven South Council-creates

S2834 (Beach,J) Mil. Appreciation Mo.-desig May, each yr

S2865 (Bucco,A.R.) Abused child-expands definition

SR51 (Allen,D) National Guard, enhance-Cong. pass leg.

SR114 (Weinberg,L) Educator eval sys-extend thru 2013-14 yr

Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

S1913 (Sweeney,S) Disab. benf.-changes cert. elig criteria

Third Prime Sponsors Added:


SCR160 (Whelan,J) FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:


SCR160 (Gordon,R) FY15-44 sales tax rev-preserv open space

Notes to the 6/27/2013 Digest:

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:

S116 Aca (1R) Rice,R/Ruiz,M+6 Persons w/ Disab. Communities Comm. *NOT* R/S SWR 2RS

S533 ScsSaAa (SCS/2R) Norcross,D/Oroho,S+2 Common Sense Shared Services Act *NOT* R/S SWR 2RS





The Senate Republican Leader has made the following appointment:


*Effective July 29, 2013


State Capitol Joint Management Commission:


Christine Shipley, of Hopewell Township.


The Senate adjourned at 7:45 PM to meet again on Thursday, August 8, 2013 (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 (6/27/2013):


P.L.2003, c.75. S2404 Madden,F/Oroho,S+12 6/28/2013 Emp UI taxes-elim 10% surcharge

P.L.2013, c.76. S3001 Sarlo,P/O'Scanlon,D 6/28/2013 St. budget FY2013, suppl. approp.;$224M

P.L.2013, c.77. S3000 Sarlo,P/Bucco,A.R. 6/28/2013 St budget FY2013/2014-St$32.9B Fed$13,4B

P.L.2013, c.78. S2291 Aa w/GR (2R) Rice,R/Singer,R+8 7/5/2013 Higher ed student-health insur. coverage

P.L.2013, c.79. A2982 Aa w/GR (2R) Burzichelli,J/Quijano,A+3 7/5/2013 Lottery winners-effects of disclosure

P.L.2013, c.80. S1456 Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+6 7/17/2013 Organ transplant recipient-proh. discrim

P.L.2013, c.81. S1899 Bateman,C/Smith,B+16 7/17/2013 Peter J Biondi Bypass-desig Rt206 bypass

P.L.2013, c.82. S2177 ScaSaSa (3R) Madden,F/Beach,J+12 7/17/2013 Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

P.L.2013, c.83. S2524 Gill,N/Kean,T 7/17/2013 Dental plans-assignment of benefits

P.L.2013, c.84. A3848 Coutinho,A/Caputo,R+2 7/17/2013 Amusement places-revise surcharge amount