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Vol. XXXI No. 36                                                                             218th Legislature Second Annual Session


Anthony M. Bucco resigned as a member of the General Assembly for the 25th Legislative District.

Anthony M. Bucco was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 25th Legislative District.


Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:


      Joseph Adam Levin, of Margate.

      Honorable Lisa  James-Beavers, A.L.J., of Burlington Township.

      Avion Monique Natasha Benjamin, of Avenel.



      Dr. Balpreet  Grewal-Virk, of Upper Saddle River.

      Janine G. Bauer, of South Orange.



      Sarah  Surgent, of Millstone Township.

Bills Introduced:

S4117    Singleton,T    Election infrastructure vendor-disclose financial ties for vendor approval   REF SSG

S4118    Singleton,T    Uniform Partition of Heirs Prop Act-provide alt process, prop w/multiple owners   REF SJU

S4119    Singleton,T    Theft offenses-increases monetary threshold   REF SJU

S4120    Thompson,S    Voter registration, automatic-process at agency/office providing hunting license   REF SSG

S4121    Corrado,K    Responsible School Violence Prevention, Preparation and Protection Pilot Program   REF SLP

S4122    Corrado,K/Kean,T    Absences, excused-school district incl illness based on mental/behavioral health   REF SED

S4123    Turner,S    Child care centers, licensed-requires 45 day notice for tuition rate changes   REF SHH

S4124    Weinberg,L    Law enforce agency-prov internal affair/personnel file of police, other agencies   REF SLP

S4125    Oroho,S/Sarlo,P    Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish   REF SSG

S4126    Andrzejczak,B    County Vocational school district-resident enrollment regardless of county resid   REF SED

S4127    Andrzejczak,B    9-1-1 first responder dispatcher-redesignates 9-1-1 operators or dispatchers   REF SLP

S4128    Cryan,J    Police officers, campus-grants certain employment protections   REF SLP

S4129    Cryan,J    Labor organization employees-requires unpaid and paid leave   REF SSG

S4130    Cryan,J/Madden,F    Throwing water at law enforcement officer-criminalizes   REF SLP

S4131    Cryan,J    School evacuation plans-school districts required to file plan with DOE   REF SED

S4132    Madden,F    Disability law and etiquette-requires training for State employees   REF SHH

S4133    Corrado,K    Dogs and cats euthanized at shelters/pounds-DOH establish reduction   REF SEN

S4134    Kean,T    Sch district tax levy cap-provides adjustment, expenditures associated w/new fac   REF SED

S4135    Kean,T/Weinberg,L    Emma's Law-sch bus transporting students w/special needs equip w/safety features   REF STR

S4136    Kean,T    Sch dist close sch-estab flexible instruct day prog; continue instruct at home   REF SED

S4137    Greenstein,L    Public transportation services for special ed. students-availability information   REF SED

S4138    Greenstein,L    Charter sch bd of trustees-proh serving on bd of org that donates to charter sch   REF SED

S4139    Greenstein,L    Rutgers-New Brunswick for School of Dental Medicine;$250K   REF SHI

S4140    Pennacchio,J/Kean,T    Women-owned & minority-owned business-Purch & Prop Division issue annual report   REF SSG

S4141    Beach,J/Bateman,C    Paul's Law-auth parent request individualized health plan for seizure disorder   REF SED

S4142    Kean,T/Cunningham,S    Veterans, late registration-higher education instit refund course tuition/fees   REF SHI

S4143    Thompson,S/Greenstein,L    School districts-provide lunch period not less than 20 seated minutes   REF SED

S4144    Ruiz,M    DOE arbitrators-training include issues related to cultural diversity and bias   REF SED

S4145    Smith,B/Corrado,K    DOT-develop asphalt pavement fine aggregate mixture specifications   REF STR

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

S4146    Codey,R/Cryan,J    Child absent-parent call; unexcused absence-notify parent or guardian   REF SHH

S4147    Pennacchio,J    Conflict Resolution in Schools Commission-establishes   REF SED

S4148    Vitale,J    Inmates at State & County facilities-offer hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing   REF SLP

S4149    Beach,J    Substance use disorder treatment center-not within 500 feet of school   REF SHH

S4150    Stack,B/Corrado,K    Animal cruelty offenses-establishes mandatory imprisonment   REF SEN

S4151    Singleton,T    Sewerage service providers-required to jointly bill customers   REF SCU

S4152    Gill,N    Immigrant Tenant Protection Act   REF SCU

S4153    Diegnan,P    Coordinated Substance Use Control Policy and Planning Act   REF SHH

S4155    Cunningham,S    Drug offenders, convicted-revises eligibility to receive assistance benefits   REF SHH

SJR153    Madden,F    Caregivers Awareness Month-designates November of each year   REF SHH

SR158    Cryan,J    Governors of NJ, Delaware, NY & PA-collaborate on tax incentive agreement   REF SEG

SR159    Cryan,J    32BJ Service Employees Internat Union members-support a new contract   REF SLA

SR160    Greenstein,L    Motor vehicle exhaust system-ad. and remind excessive, unusual sound is illegal   REF STR

SR161    Cardinale,G/Singer,R+12    Racist and discriminatory comments directed at elected officials-condemns   REF SJU

SR162    Greenstein,L    Greenwood Lake water quality-urges NY to join NJ in efforts to improve   REF SEN

Co-Sponsors Added:

S273   (Andrzejczak,B)    Child custody-establishes presumption of joint legal and physical custody

S854   (Cunningham,S)    Light frame residential construction-prohibit in densely populated census tracts

S1642 Sca (1R)   (Gopal,V)    Black box warnings-physicians required to obtain consent med prescribed to minor

S1865 Scs (SCS)   (Cunningham,S)    Prescr. drug coverage-health insurers prov plans that limit patient cost-sharing

S2466   (Gopal,V)    Firearm purchaser id-incr from 18 to 21

S2470 Sca (1R)   (Gopal,V)    Medicaid reimb., nursing homes-review

S2562   (Bateman,C)    Pensions, retire. income-raises elig.

S2668   (Scutari,N)    Library Aid;$10.5M

S2886   (Beach,J)    Sch. meals-concerns

S3188   (O'Scanlon,D)    Military spouse-extend validity of temporary instructional certificate to 1 year

S3229   (Cunningham,S)    Driver's licenses & ID cards-creates 2 categories; MVC increase certain fees

S3305   (Diegnan,P)    School student w/severe allergies-require devel. of individualized care plan

S3555   (Greenstein,L)    First time home buyers & seniors-provides temporary income tax credit

S3685   (Greenstein,L)   Sci & engineering workforce-estab prog to incr participation of underrep student

S3832   (Turner,S)    Climate change-bd of education incl instruction & adopt instructional materials

S3879   (Gopal,V)    Firearms & ammunition-establishes cert criminal penalties to disqualified person

S3898   (Gopal,V)    Handgun ammunition-regulate sale & develop system for electronic firearm info.

S3954   (Kean,T; Pennacchio,J)    Labor Law Enforcement-establishes office

S3975   (Ruiz,M)    Gubernatorial transition-State employee serve as EEO/Affirmative Action officer

S3976   (Ruiz,M)    Gubernatorial transition positions-payment req, background investigation expense

S3977   (Ruiz,M)    Criminal investigations-disclosure required by applicants for State employment

S3979   (Ruiz,M)    Civil Service Comm-estab standardize recordkeeping w/regards to unclassified emp

S3980   (Ruiz,M)    Discrimination or harassment complaints-clarify provisions concerning disclosure

S3981   (Ruiz,M)    Discrimination & harassment-Civil Service Commission estab/maintain hotline

S3982   (Ruiz,M)    Discrimination complaint in the workplace-State agency review

S3983   (Ruiz,M)    Discrimination or harassment complaints-employees receive add training to manage

S3988   (Greenstein,L)    Drinking water test every 3 years-req resid owners, schools & child care centers

S3990   (Greenstein,L)    Lead plumbing-requires property condition disclosure statement indicate presence

S3992   (Greenstein,L)    Water, public system-prov customers & loc officials w/elevated lead level notice

S3994   (Greenstein,L)    Lead service lines, replacement-allow municipalities to establish loan programs

S3998   (Andrzejczak,B)    Veteran, indigent & veteran status-defines for interment purposes

S4093   (Andrzejczak,B)    Small business loan program-incl. broadband telecommunications service providers

S4114   (Andrzejczak,B; Turner,S)    Health care plans-offered by SEHBP and local boards of education

S4154   (Turner,S)    Clean slate-revises expungement eligibility and procedures; render inaccessible

SCR178   (Andrzejczak,B)    Internet & telephone services-BPU investigate and bring svc to rural communities

SCR180   (Singleton,T)    Keegan Landfill-Urge NJ Sports & Exposition Auth & DEP immediate action to close

SR30   (Turner,S)    Highway maintenance, infrastructure improvements-urges additional federal funds

Prime Sponsors Added:

S75   (Bucco,A)    Alzheimer's-health insurer cover positron emission tomography to diagnose

S76   (Bucco,A)    Burglary, residence-upgrade to second degree crime; if armed, first degree crime

S78   (Bucco,A)    Property tax bills, permits, receipts-auth. municipality to deliver via e-mail

S79   (Bucco,A)    Child care subsidy recipient-move to new county, proh treating as new applicant

S80   (Bucco,A)    Cancer Research from Workforce Development Partnership Fd-prov dedicated funding

S81   (Bucco,A)    Retail food establishments-donate surplus unused baked goods to local charities

S82   (Bucco,A)    Lake Hopatcong Commission-changes memb & req DEP develop water level mgmt plan

S84   (Bucco,A)    Student attendance rates-adjusts State school aid calculations

S85   (Bucco,A)    Substance abuse prevention program-establish for eighth grade students

S86   (Bucco,A)    Child custody determination/relocation-prov presumption, joint physical custody

S87   (Bucco,A)    Emergency responder-killing, life imprisonment without parole

Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

S88   (Bucco,A)    Elected official & appointed officers, elig for dual health coverage-choose one

S90   (Bucco,A)    Law enforcement officer, off-duty-permitted to carry firearms on State property

S93   (Bucco,A)    Military active duty-auth. to fish in freshwater w/out license or trout stamp

S94   (Bucco,A)    Blue painted between yellow lines-authorize Commissioner of Transportation allow

S95   (Bucco,A)    Class 3 special law enforcement officer-revises appointment qualifications

S96   (Bucco,A)    Inmates, CDS-increases penalties for providing

S97   (Bucco,A)    Manufacturing businesses-enhances base tax credit & max limit, new/retained jobs

S145   (Bucco,A)    Property assessment appeal refunds-fire & sch dist & county govt share burden

S1015   (Bucco,A)    State Auditor-revises and expands duties and responsibilities of audits/reviews

S1016   (Bucco,A)    Community rehabilitation program-prov CBT & income tax credit, employers who emp

S1017   (Bucco,A)    Carbon monoxide detector, any device to warn/abate-exempt from sales and use tax

S1019   (Bucco,A)    Property taxes, delinquent-allows income tax refunds be credited against

S1020   (Bucco,A)    State tax debt forgiveness, taxpayer experiencing undue economic hardship-permit

S1021   (Bucco,A)    Step-grandchildren-eliminate transfer inheritance tax

S1022   (Bucco,A)    Computer software delivered electronically, prewritten-sales and use tax exemp.

S1023   (Bucco,A)    High efficiency home heating equipment sales-provides sales & use tax exemption

S1024   (Bucco,A)    Bedbug, home infestation remediation-provide income tax credit for certain costs

S1026   (Bucco,A)    Helmets, safety recreational-exempts sale from sales and use tax

S1027   (Bucco,A)    Security and investigation services-removes from imposition of sales and use tax

S1118   (Bucco,A)    Post-Viability Protection Act-protecting unborn children from abortions

S1119   (Bucco,A)    Highlands Water Protections and Planning Act-revises certain exemptions

S1120   (Bucco,A)    Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act-allow for certain variances/waivers

S1121   (Bucco,A)    Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital-req sale, remaining unused St-owned portion

S1124   (Bucco,A)    Parental Rights and Property Tax Reduction Act

S1125   (Bucco,A)    Ovarian cancer screening-insurers & SHBP provide coverage for expenses incurred

S1127   (Bucco,A)    Medicaid, NJ FamilyCare, SHBP & SEHBP-offer equal terms

S1131   (Bucco,A)    Brain Injury-provide assistance through advocacy, ed, information and resources

S1132   (Bucco,A)    Pregnant women and marriage license applicants-requires HIV testing

S1133   (Bucco,A)    Hepatitis C testing-narcotic and drug abuse treatment centers to offer

S1134   (Bucco,A)    Managed care plan-covered health care svc. referral as satisfying req prior auth

S1284   (Bucco,A)    Anti-bullying specialist & district anti-bullying coordinator-serve as full-time

S1285   (Bucco,A)    Sewerage and utilities authority charge-limits non-debt portion fee increases

S1287   (Bucco,A)    Resisting arrest w/other criminal convictions merger-upgrades penalties

S1288   (Bucco,A)    Assault involving domestic violence-provides a mandatory term of imprisonment

S1290   (Bucco,A)    Graduates-public & private higher ed institutions collect/report employment data

S1291   (Bucco,A)    Smoke detector program-establish in DCA

S1292   (Bucco,A)    Terrorism related property-provides for attachment

S1293   (Bucco,A)    Labor laws, State-revises test for employment or independent contractor status

S1294   (Bucco,A)    Anticancer oral medication-limit upfront cost under certain health benefits plan

S1295   (Bucco,A)    Bedbug infestation, cert. residential prop-estab prevention/eradicate procedures

S1296   (Bucco,A)    Higher ed. instit.-security guards immediately report crimes on campus to police

S1297   (Bucco,A)    Fire codes-municipalities receive transitional aid, certify all mun bldgs adhere

S1299   (Bucco,A)    State mandates on municipalities-minimize adverse economic impact

S1300   (Bucco,A)    Armed Forces & National Guard memb.-creates housing purchase matching grant prog

S1301   (Bucco,A)    Local govt. officers, elected or appointed-ethics training required

S1409   (Bucco,A)    Diagnostic radiologic svc.-health insurance carriers reimburse network providers

S1410   (Bucco,A)    Business, small-clarifies consultants are subject to consumer fraud act

S1548   (Bucco,A)    Hearing Aids Assistance for the Aged & Disabled Prog.-increase allowance to $500

S1549   (Bucco,A)    Hearing aids-requires health insurance to provide coverage

S1550   (Bucco,A)    School property-req criminal offenses be reported to law enforcement authorities

S1551   (Bucco,A)    Drug court post-graduation records expungement-ineligible if convicted of crime

S1552   (Bucco,A)    Prevention of Domestic Violence Act-expands types of abusive acts

S1553   (Bucco,A)    Juvenile arrested but not charged-create destruction of records procedure

S1554   (Bucco,A)    Vehicles, municipal-require replacement of door and ignition locks prior to sale

S1555   (Bucco,A)    Publicly-funded education savings accounts for use at educational instit.-estab.

S1556   (Bucco,A)    Voluntary Employment for Taxpayers Act-resid. perform svcs. for prop tax credits

S1557   (Bucco,A)    Records custodians-not subject to penalties if due diligence is exercised

S1558   (Bucco,A)    Charter school facilities-establishes a State aid program

S1559   (Bucco,A)    Local Government Ethics Law-increases maximum penalty

S1560   (Bucco,A)    Affordable housing developments, municipally owned-waive certain inspection fees

S1561   (Bucco,A)    Blood sample for chemical testing-required for drug-impaired driving

S1562   (Bucco,A)    William's Law-pertaining to pool safety

S1563   (Bucco,A)    Photographs or videos captured by public entities-prohibits improper release

S1564   (Bucco,A)    School bus passengers in emerg.-directs Education Commissioner to study safety

S1565   (Bucco,A)    Candidate's name, drawing for position on ballot-concerns date

S1745   (Bucco,A)    Baby-changing station-installation required in public restrooms

S1746   (Bucco,A)    Bone marrow donation-minors status, not disqualify them if criteria req. are met

S1747   (Bucco,A)    Lyme disease reporting requirements-codifies


Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

S1787   (Bucco,A)    Maritime Industry Fund in Office of Maritime Resources in DOT;$2.2M

S1788   (Bucco,A)    Transportation proj-pur-priv partnership required 10% be set aside for small bus

S1991   (Bucco,A)    Public-private alternative fueling station pilot program-establish

S1992   (Bucco,A)    Ice arenas-certification req-estab; carbon monoxide/nitrogen dioxide air quality

S1993   (Bucco,A)    School buses, compressed natural gas-DOE develop and implement pilot program

S1994   (Bucco,A)    Electric vehicle charging systems-exempt from real property taxation

S1995   (Bucco,A)    Antique firearm-revises definition to include handguns

S1996   (Bucco,A)    Sex offense in foreign countries-comply with Megan's Law

S1997   (Bucco,A)    Firearm display-clarifies licensed dealers provide at fund raising events

S1998   (Bucco,A)    Law enforcement officer, threatening to kill-establishes second degree crime

S1999   (Bucco,A)    Police officers, retired-estab. 80 as max. age for special handgun carry permits

S2000   (Bucco,A)    Aggressive driving pattern-creates new motor vehicle offense

S2001   (Bucco,A)    Bias intimidation-expands crime to include law enforcement officers

S2002   (Bucco,A)    EMTs' personal information-prohibits State agencies from posting on websites

S2003   (Bucco,A)    Sch. crossing guard or student pedestrian-increases penalties for injuring

S2004   (Bucco,A)    Plenary retail consumption inactive licenses-municipalities to acquire and sell

S2005   (Bucco,A)    Juveniles-admitted to drug court programs under certain circumstances

S2006   (Bucco,A)    Forest firefighters-establishes death benefit

S2007   (Bucco,A)    Veterans with 20 or more years of service-allows to carry handgun

S2008   (Bucco,A)    Ambulance dispatchers, 9-1-1-establish mutual aid assistance request protocols

S2009   (Bucco,A)    Firefighters, newly-appointed entry-level-mandates basic training

S2010   (Bucco,A)    Handgun ammunition-may be sold to retired law enforcement officer w/certain ID

S2011   (Bucco,A)    Obscene material displayed on motor vehicle-clarifies as fourth degree crime

S2012   (Bucco,A)    Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission-abolishes; transfers to NJDOT

S2013   (Bucco,A)    Elected county official, certain-obtain special license plate

S2014   (Bucco,A)    Paratransit vehicles, special-creates motor vehicle offenses

S2015   (Bucco,A)    POWs-exempt from certain MVC fees

S2016   (Bucco,A)    Paratransit veh, special-display flashing warning lights, discharging passengers

S2021   (Bucco,A)    License plates-permits transfer to special to immediate family

S2022   (Bucco,A)    Highlands Property Tax Stabilization Fund-provides direct property tax relief

S2023   (Bucco,A)    Deer hunting with firearm-authorizes on Sunday on private property

S2024   (Bucco,A)    Megan's Law offense-prohibits plea bargain, not be required to register

S2025   (Bucco,A)    Police Training Commission-expands memb. incl. rep from Chief of Co. Detectives

S2026   (Bucco,A)    WTC attacks-authorizes special license plates; proceeds to victims

S2027   (Bucco,A)    Drug defendants, certain-authorizes courts to assess costs of prosecution

S2028   (Bucco,A)    Vol ambulance squads & fire company-impact statement req for proposed regulation

S2064   (Bucco,A)    Death penalty for certain murders-restores

S2065   (Bucco,A)    Solar panel installation, maintenance and education-establish regulations

S2066 ScaSca (2R)   (Bucco,A)    Water and sewer bill payments-30-day grace period prior to interest accrual req.

S2067   (Bucco,A)    DNA samples-required from certain arrestees

S2068   (Bucco,A)    Small bus consultants-provides for licensure and regulation

S2069   (Bucco,A)    Univ & pub colleges-use design-build method as means to contract for constr bldg

S2070   (Bucco,A)    Loan redemption program-provides tax credits to companies contributing

S2071   (Bucco,A)    NJ STARS Program-include students who receive equivalent instruction elsewhere

S2072   (Bucco,A)    Grandparents-provides income tax credit for certain child care expenses

S2101   (Bucco,A)    Bear spray-allows possession under certain conditions

S2102   (Bucco,A)    Sinkholes, collapsed mine shaft remediation-co and mun use open space trust fund

S2103   (Bucco,A)    DEP fees-obtain legislative approval/authorization before an increase or new fee

S2104   (Bucco,A)    Storm water permits and inspections-prohibits mun from charging annual fee

S2105   (Bucco,A)    Highlands Water Prot, Planning Act-repeals planning & env permitting provisions

S2106   (Bucco,A)    Federal service academy-Adjutant General of DMVA issue flag to resident enrolled

S2107   (Bucco,A)    Abuse hotline bumper sticker-display on all State vehicles

S2108   (Bucco,A)    Business-use personal property-provide sales tax exemption for sales of services

S2109   (Bucco,A)    Civil svc.-permits instit. of layoffs, requires exam be offered continual basis

S2110   (Bucco,A)    State Auditor-authorizes cost-benefit analyses of certain programs & initiatives

S2111   (Bucco,A)    Thrift Saving Fund, federal employee-excludes contributions from income tax

S2180   (Bucco,A)    Endangering welfare of a child-unlawful use/distrib of CDS in child's presence

S2181   (Bucco,A)    Servicemember-upgrades aggravated assault, expands bias intimidation crime

S2182   (Bucco,A)    Terrorism-immunity from civil liab to persons reporting info concerning crimes

S2183   (Bucco,A)    Crime victim-clarify the right to make an impact statement directly to defendant

S2184   (Bucco,A)    Child support-estab. lien against life insur.; insurers perform judgment search

S2185   (Bucco,A)    Arson offenses, certain-increase to third degree crime

S2186   (Bucco,A)    Death penalty-restores for person who commit certain murders

S2190   (Bucco,A)    Marriage Penalty Elimination Act-revises rates for joint and similar filers

S2191   (Bucco,A)    NJBEST contributions-provides income tax deductions

S2192   (Bucco,A)    Realty transfer fees-eliminates general purpose, supplemental and mansion

S2193   (Bucco,A)    Home repair and functional improvements-allows income tax deduction

S2194   (Bucco,A)    Pension plans, qualified, deferred comp-exclude certain income tax contributions

S2195   (Bucco,A)    Volunteer fire dept & first aid squad memb-provide personal income tax exemption


Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

S2196   (Bucco,A)    Child and dependent care expenses-provides income tax deduction

S2198   (Bucco,A)    Class C beneficiaries-exempt transfers of property from transfer inheritance tax

S2199   (Bucco,A)    Military monument desecration-crime of third degree

S2200   (Bucco,A)    Bail-court required to consider gang affiliation when making determinations

S2201   (Bucco,A)    Weapon, unlawful control of any law enforcement officer-estab criminal penalties

S2202   (Bucco,A)    Informants, anonymous-requires safeguards for anonymity & confidentiality

S2203   (Bucco,A)    Domestic Security Preparedness Planning Group-add firefighting rep. memb.

S2204   (Bucco,A)    Bounty hunters, licensed-upgrades penalties for assaulting

S2334   (Bucco,A)    Payroll-reduces taxable wage base applied to certain tax contributions

S2335   (Bucco,A)    ABP, county college employees-authorize incentives

S2336   (Bucco,A)    Bingo games-permits vol fire companies lic to use public building for operation

S2337   (Bucco,A)    Public contracts, in-state pref-clarifies law authorizing reciprocal limitations

S2338   (Bucco,A)    Record management functions-transfers from State Department to Treasury Dept

S2340   (Bucco,A)    Terrorism, country sponsor-proh investing public funds in companies doing bus in

S2343   (Bucco,A)    English-official language of the State

S2344   (Bucco,A)    Overcrowding-authorize additional fines having violated occupancy requirements

S2346   (Bucco,A)    Property tax, from urban renewal entity-distribute portion to regional sch dist

S2347   (Bucco,A)    Small businesss, first-time paperwork violations-suspends fines

S2348   (Bucco,A)    Motor vehicle repair dealers, certain-exempts from consumer fraud law/regulation

S2349   (Bucco,A)    Fire safety issues-enhances consideration during development applications review

S2350   (Bucco,A)    US flag-prohibits any entity receiving public funds from banning

S2351   (Bucco,A)    Electronic Plan Review System-establishes; applications electronic submission

S2352   (Bucco,A)    Professional & occupational licensing boards-AG provide active supervision

S2353   (Bucco,A)    Minor employment certificate-revises application and issuance procedures

S2354 Sca (1R)   (Bucco,A)    Workers' compensation insurance requirement-concerns corporations & partnerships

S2355   (Bucco,A)    ATM facilities-requires to be equipped w/access to emergency telephone service

S2356   (Bucco,A)    Employers, end operation in NJ-Labor & Workforce Comm evaluate survey responses

S2357   (Bucco,A)    Veteran's property tax deduction-maintain eligibility when prop. placed in trust

S2358   (Bucco,A)    Affordable Housing Trust Fund-DCA provide accounting of money remitted

S2359   (Bucco,A)    Affordable housing development fees-extends time period to commit to expend

S2360   (Bucco,A)    Bedbug eradication svcs-health care fac & transient dwelling maintain agreement

S2361   (Bucco,A)    Private passenger auto insurance-clarifies for home health care agency employees

S2362   (Bucco,A)    Municipal devel trust fund & pymts-in-lieu fee-permit return, originating county

S2363   (Bucco,A)    State aid-require municipality comply with State audit prior to receiving

S2364   (Bucco,A)    Residential development fees-prohibits fees on construction after disasters

S2365   (Bucco,A)    Bleacher Safety Act-require stricter safety standards

S2366   (Bucco,A)    Emergency service fees-prohibits

S2367   (Bucco,A)    Property tax-allows mun. to lower rate on improvements; eliminates UEZ program

S2384   (Bucco,A)    Farm worker housing-provides credit towards mun. fair share housing obligation

S2414   (Bucco,A)    Regional superintendents of schools-estab. 3; elim. executive co. superintendent

S2467   (Bucco,A)    Suicide prev. training-concerns

S2565   (Bucco,A)    Crime stopper-concerns funding

S2569   (Bucco,A)    Predatory alienation-estab tool to ID exploitation/trauma experienced by victims

S2570   (Bucco,A)    Coll.-auth cert. officers, prov security

S2651   (Bucco,A)    Vol ff., cert.-allow income tax deduct.

S2652   (Bucco,A)    Steel for manufacturing-allow tax cred.

S2717   (Bucco,A)    Law enforcement-liab. rescuing animals

S2796   (Bucco,A)    Mil. Priority Regis. Act

S2797   (Bucco,A)    Vet. owned, estab. bus-waives cert. fees

S2800   (Bucco,A)    Veterans, disab-qual. for toll rate & motor vehicle registration fee exemptions

S2849   (Bucco,A)    Seeing Eye® dog-desig. as St. dog

S2870   (Bucco,A)    Law enforcement off-concerns Class Three

S2919   (Bucco,A)    Washington Assoc. of NJ-incr. memb.

S2931   (Bucco,A)    Sch. bus-proh traveling in the left lane

S3019   (Bucco,A)    POW-MIA Chair of Honor in State Capital building-St Capital Jt Mgmt Comm display

S3027   (Bucco,A)    Fire companies, volunteer-exempts from paying annual charitable registration fee

S3028   (Bucco,A)    CDS misuse-create a registry of individuals who req medical assistance as result

S3035   (Bucco,A)    Pet grooming services-regulates performance

S3038   (Bucco,A)    Physicians/Physician asst.-tax cred., vol prov treatment at opioid treatment fac

S3102   (Bucco,A)    Developer's agreement expiration-requires municipalities to notify developers

S3103   (Bucco,A)    Bids, digitally submitted-rejection for pub contracts if no ownership statement

S3104   (Bucco,A)    Hunting licenses-reduces residency requirement from 6 months to 60 days

S3139 Sca (1R)   (Bucco,A)    American Legion Auxiliary-authorizes creation of license plate

S3140   (Bucco,A)    Sons of the American Legion-authorizes creation of license plates

S3152   (Bucco,A)    Levi's Law-DOH provide spina bifida information to parents/families of newborns

S3177   (Bucco,A)    Veteran occupied transitional housing-auth bonus cred toward fair share housing

S3178   (Bucco,A)    Vet. occupied housing units-auth bonus cred toward fair share housing obligation

S3359   (Bucco,A)    Adopted children-maintain religious upbringing when placed in family home

S3421   (Bucco,A)    Name change-MVC required to accept death certificate as proof


Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)

S3513   (Bucco,A)    Subsurface sewage disposal system-proh. DEP req installers possess certification

S3603   (Bucco,A)    Health insurance coverage, cert.-req continued offering under cert circumstances

S3814   (Bucco,A)    SNAP participation-certain students exempt from 20 hour weekly work requirement

S3836   (Bucco,A)    Security breach-creates affirmative defense

S3837   (Bucco,A)    Retirement plans, qualified-gross income tax exclusion for minimum req. distrib.

S3838   (Bucco,A)    Transportation fringe benefits, pre-tax-exempts non-profit entities from req.

S3903   (Bucco,A)    Corporation, registered agent-establishes penalties for naming w/out consent

S3962   (Bucco,A)    Contracts, State-provides preference for in-State businesses

S4053   (Bucco,A)    School contracted service providers, sch. bldg access-criminal hist record check

S4067   (Bucco,A)    Attorneys, assault-upgrades to aggravated assault

SCR77   (Bucco,A)    Senior/disabled property tax deduction-increase $500 & eligibility income limits

SCR107   (Bucco,A)    Motor vehicle fee & surcharge revenues-dedicate to State transportation system

SCR108   (Bucco,A)    Veteran property tax deduction-constitutional amendment to increase to $500

SCR113   (Bucco,A)    Property tax-allow lower property tax rate on improvements than on land

SCR125   (Bucco,A)    Sports wagering revenue-used to support homestead rebate program

SCR141   (Bucco,A)    Law enforcement officers, permanent disability-give $500 property tax deduction

SCR153   (Bucco,A)    Disabled veterans-may have served at any time in order to receive benefits

SCR174   (Bucco,A)    Fire insurance policy-require tax imposed on premiums paid to St Firemen's Assoc

SJR11   (Bucco,A)    Growing Stage Children's Theatre of NJ-designates as NJ State children's theatre

SJR49   (Bucco,A)    Hypophosphatasia Awareness Week-designates last full week in October each year

SJR50   (Bucco,A)    Osteopetrosis Awareness Week/Day-desig. last full week of May, last Sat. of May

SJR66   (Bucco,A)    Lake Hopatcong Racing Association-designate as Governor's Cup Hydrofest Series

SJR100   (Bucco,A)    Hunting and Fishing Day-designates fourth Saturday of September each year

SJR139   (Bucco,A)    Remembering Victims of Communism Day-designates November 7 of each year

SJR143   (Bucco,A)    Stroke Awareness Month-designates May of each year

SJR148   (Bucco,A)    Ostomy Awareness Day-designates October 1 of each year

SR39   (Bucco,A)    Organ harvesting from political prisoners-denounces People's Republic of China

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1949   (Gopal,V)    Smoking devices, electronic-req. licensure for manufacturers and retail dealers

S3188   (Thompson,S)    Military spouse-extend validity of temporary instructional certificate to 1 year

S3700   (Kean,T)    Out-of-School Time Advisory Commission-review certain programs

S3815   (Stack,B)    Child support arrears-collection by any St. or loc. welfare/social svc bd/agency

S3929   (Turner,S)    Pharmacy benefits manager prov. services w/in Medicaid prog-disclose info to DHS

S3949 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D)    Farm building-prohibits mun. from imposing stricter local fire safety standards

S3950 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D)    Fire code enforcement activities-requires DCA to establish training course

S3951 Sca (1R)   (Addiego,D)    Farm buildings, certain-requires promulgation of separate code criteria

S4041   (Greenstein,L)    Alternative fuel vehicles-permits counties and municipalities to bond for

S4102   (Ruiz,M)    Charter school payment-authorize estab. reserve accounts in school districts

S4108   (Weinberg,L)    Ferry service commuting passes-provides temporary income tax credit

S4115   (Greenstein,L)    Lead level test results-DOE post link on homepage of its website

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S3947   (Cunningham,S)    Municipal parking taxes-fund mass transit pedestrian access projects

The Senate President has made the following appointments:


 *Effective October 24, 2019


Labor Committee:


Senator Anthony M. Bucco (25), to replace Anthony R. Bucco (25).


Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Committee:


Senator Anthony M. Bucco (25), to replace Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).


Law & Public Safety Committee:


Senator Anthony M. Bucco (25), to replace Senator Chris A. Brown (2).


The Senate Minority Leader has made the following appointment:


 *Effective September 17, 2019


New Jersey Blockchain Initiative Task Force:


Valerie G. Pennacchio, of Glen Rock.

The Senate adjourned at 5:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, November 7, 2019 (QUORUM).


The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Thursday, November 7, 2019 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).    

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (09/12/2019):

P.L.2019, c.266.   A5463    Mukherji,R/Burzichelli,J    9/13/2019    Sporting event-owner 10% or more wager when their team is not participating  

P.L.2019, JR-22.   AJR150    Johnson,G/Conaway,H+2    10/8/2019    Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year