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Vol. XXVIII No. 47 217th Legislature $ First Annual Session


Bills Introduced:

S2617 Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S+1 Communication camp.-estab. REF SHI

S2618 Cunningham,S/Pou,N+1 Reverse transfer agreement-req. REF SHI

S2619 Cunningham,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Open textbooks avail-req no charge REF SHI

S2620 Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S+1 Accelerated baccalaureate prog-req cert REF SHI

S2621 Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S Tuition aid grant-allows cert use REF SHI

S2623 Sweeney,S/Cunningham,S+1 Higher ed. degrees-permits estab. REF SHI

S2624 Sweeney,S/Cunningham,S+1 Dual enrollment prog-share tuition costs REF SHI

S2625 Diegnan,P.J. ID theft victims-AG estab. database REF SJU

S2626 Diegnan,P.J. Personal ID trafficking-concerns crime REF SJU

S2627 Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N Vet2Vet Hotline-permits juror donation REF SJU

S2628 Beach,J/Cruz-Perez,N Electrologist, license-cert prof req REF SCM

S2629 Cruz-Perez,N/Beach,J Toy guns/imitation firearms-proh. sales REF SLP

S2630 Cruz-Perez,N/Beach,J Hist. sites-estab. crim mischief offense REF SLP

S2631 Cruz-Perez,N Alien, Illegal alien-proh. terms REF SSG

S2632 Connors,C Forest firefighter death benf.-estab. REF SSG

S2633 Weinberg,L Library, pub.-concerns mun. funding REF SCU

S2634 Weinberg,L Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Prog. REF SLP

S2635 Ruiz,M Opioid antidote-cert sch maintain supply REF SED

S2636 Sweeney,S Retail food inspection report-revises REF SHH

SCR127 Kean,T Martin Luther King Jr Home-NJ reg. hist. REF SSG

SR84 Sweeney,S/Cunningham,S+1 Addl. bridge agreement-estab. REF SHI

SR85 Weinberg,L/Allen,D Knock out Opioid Abuse Day-Desig. REF SHH

SR86 Diegnan,P.J. Tax related scams-urges IRS to combat REF SBA


A12 ScaSa (2R) Prieto,V/McKeon,J St. taxes-concerns adjusting To Sa (Beck)

A12 ScaSa (2R) Prieto,V/McKeon,J St. taxes-concerns adjusting To Table (19-9) (Weinberg)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

A10 AcaAaScaSa (4R) Prieto,V/Vainieri Huttle,V Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-revises (23-10) (Sarlo)

A12 ScaSa (2R) Prieto,V/McKeon,J St. taxes-concerns adjusting (23-10) (Sarlo)

A2220 AaAaSa (3R) Benson,D/Webber,J+2 Loc. Unit Electronic Procurement Act (30-0) (Whelan)

S1729 SaSa (2R) Whelan,J/Oroho,S Loc. Unit Electronic Procurement Act (31-0) (Whelan)

S2411 ScaScaSa (3R) Sarlo,P/Oroho,S St. Tax-adjust cert. taxes (22-8) (Sarlo)

S2412 ScaScaSa (3R) Sarlo,P/Oroho,S Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-revises (24-9) (Sarlo)

SR67 ScaSa (2R) Oroho,S Zika virus-Cong. fd. efforts to combat (33-0) (Oroho)

Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:

S2179 ScaSs (SS) Sarlo,P/Kyrillos,J+2 Transp. Network Company Safety, Reg. Act (20-3) (Sarlo)

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

S976 AaAa (2R) Gordon,R/Beck,J+2 Clinical labs.-reg. rules, qual control

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

A2481 Lampitt,P/Diegnan,P.J.+16 Student w/concussion-concerns evaluation

A2863 Singleton,T/Egan,J+8 Prevailing wage requirements-concerns

A3748 DeAngelo,W/Eustace,T+11 Registry for vet org.-DMVA create

ACR14 Tucker,C/Andrzejczak,B+20 Vets.-receive med. svcs. at non-VA fac.

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A155 Tucker,C/Caputo,R+2 Child unattended in mv-awareness campaig REF SLP

A319 Singleton,T/Wisniewski,J+4 Pub. safety emp., deceased-survivor benf REF SLA

A597 Lagana,J/Gusciora,R+4 Sch bus operation w/suspended lic-crime REF SLP

A965 Wolfe,D/Holley,J+7 Beaches-allow vet. spouse free access REF SCU

A1427 Johnson,G/Burzichelli,J+4 Library, pub.-concerns mun. funding REF SCU

A1991 Prieto,V/Jimenez,A Pension comm, Hudson Co.-concerns memb. REF SSG

A2741 Aca (1R) Coughlin,C/Holley,J+1 Mun. residents, special asst-create list REF SCU

A3058 Aca (1R) Space,P/Taliaferro,A+15 Farm to Sch. Coordinating Council-estab. REF SED

A3059 Dancer,R/Houghtaling,E+14 Farm to Public Institution-estab prog. REF SEG

A3060 Andrzejczak,B/Dancer,R+13 Farm Fresh School prog.-concerns REF SEG

A3061 Andrzejczak,B/Space,P+12 Farm to Sch prog-concerns recipe posting REF SEG

A3381 Aa (1R) McKnight,A/Holley,J+2 Mun. vol. snow removal prog.-estab. REF SCU

A3463 Coughlin,C+1 DOC-updates references REF SHH

A3534 Aa (1R) Bucco,A.M./Singleton,T+8 Mil., deployed-concerns water svc. fees REF SCU

A4114 Aca (1R) Muoio,E/Schaer,G+6 Loc transp, proj delay-concerns REF STR

A4122 Caride,M/Jasey,M+15 Teaching staff-concerns eval. REF SED

AJR11 Aca (1R) Tucker,C/Coughlin,C+6 Fire Safety Ed. Mo.-desig. October REF SLP

AJR102 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+3 Youth Suicide Prev. Awareness Mo-Sept. REF SHH

Co-Sponsors Added:

S990 (Ruiz,M) HS students-concerns finan. literacy

S991 Sca (1R) (Ruiz,M) HonorScholars Prog.-renames NJSTARS

S1018 (Pou,N) Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb

S1601 Sca (1R) (Bucco,A.R.) Music Therapist Lic. Act

S1924 (Cunningham,S) Credit card interchange fees-concerns

S2115 (Connors,C) Registry for vet org.-DMVA create

S2141 (Cunningham,S) Black bear-remove, game species list

S2389 (Stack,B) Power vessel lic. fees-Lake Hopatcong fd

S2517 (Allen,D) Hospice-proh. cert. charges

S2530 (Bateman,C) Step-grandchildren-elim. inheritance tax

S2617 (Ruiz,M) Communication camp.-estab.

S2618 (Ruiz,M) Reverse transfer agreement-req.

S2619 (Ruiz,M) Open textbooks avail-req no charge

S2620 (Ruiz,M) Accelerated baccalaureate prog-req cert

S2623 (Ruiz,M) Higher ed. degrees-permits estab.

S2624 (Ruiz,M) Dual enrollment prog-share tiution costs

SR48 (Cunningham,S) Black bear hunting season-oppose
SR84 (Ruiz,M) Addl. bridge agreement-estab.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1050 (Stack,B) Witness-VCC Office relocation expense

S1983 (Allen,D) Handgun definition-incl antique firearms

S2501 (Singer,R) Driv., cert.-ed and text on police stops

SCR12 (Diegnan,P.J.) Vet. prop. tax deduction-incr. to $500

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S2369 (Connors,C) Dredging activity-shellfish habitat rule

The Senate President has made the following appointment:


*Effective October 3, 2016


New Jersey Automobile Insurance Risk Exchange Board of Directors:


David Rodriguez Spevack, of New Brunswick.

The Senate Minority Leader has made the following appointment:


*Effective October 4, 2016


New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force:


Senator Robert W. Singer (30)


Note to the 6/30/16 Digest:

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


A2574 Gusciora,R/Kean,S Stadiums-exempt from prop. tax. SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SCU

The Senate adjourned at 4:45 P.M. to meet again on Friday, October 7, 2016 (SESSION).


The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, October 6, 2016 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/29/16):