for November 5, 2015


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Vol. XXVII No. 35 216th Legislature $ Second Annual Session


Bills Introduced:

S3224 Stack,B Cig. tax rev.-anti-smoking initiatives REF SHH

S3225 Bateman,C Continuing care community-entrance fees REF SHH

S3226 Van Drew,J Svc. dogs, in pub. fac.-train emp. REF SLP

S3227 Beach,J Pool svc. contractors-prov. lic. REF SCM

S3228 Beach,J Priv. duty nursing svc-flexible schedule REF SHH

S3229 Sarlo,P Prosecutor, co.-concerns comp. REF SJU

S3230 Sarlo,P Regional sch. dist.-concerns REF SED

S3231 Cruz-Perez,N Phi Beta Sigma -auth. lic. plate REF STR

S3232 Sarlo,P/Oroho,S Bus. Emp Incentive Prog-receive tax cred REF SBA

S3233 Bucco,A.R. Christopher's Law-pontoon rental warning REF STR

S3234 Bucco,A.R. Univ., use design-build method-contract REF SHI

S3235 Kean,T Homeowners assn-concern mgmt/maintenance REF SCU

S3236 Turner,S Contraceptives-pharmacist prescribe REF SHH

S3237 Turner,S Contraceptives-req. insur cover, 12 mths REF SCM

S3238 Pennacchio,J Peace Off Mem Day-wear blue to honor off REF SLP

S3239 Pennacchio,J Vet preference, civil svc hiring-concern REF SSG

S3240 Lesniak,R Recovery HS Alternative Ed. Act-estab. REF SED

S3241 Lesniak,R Expungement multi crimes-allows REF SJU

S3242 Vitale,J/Sweeney,S Child-clarifies best interest REF SHH

S3243 Vitale,J/Greenstein,L Minor, sexually assaulted-forensic exam REF SHH

S3244 Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P Per pupil admin. cost limits-elim budget REF SED

S3245 Allen,D/Ruiz,M Absenteeism, chronic-req. sch. combat REF SED

S3246 Madden,F Introperative monitoring svc.-referral REF SHH

S3247 Ruiz,M/Pou,N Sch. fac. proj.-concerns constr. REF SED

SJR97 Cruz-Perez,N Natl. Mentoring Mo.-desig. January REF SHH

Bills Transferred:

S1334 Van Drew,J Vet. Memorial Hwy. at Delsea Drive-desig FROM STR TO SMV

Co-Sponsors Added:

S2299 (Bateman,C) First responders-req./training standards

S2457 (Van Drew,J) Drug treatment prog, corrections-access

S2824 (Bateman,C) Resid. bldgs., new-fire barriers req.

S2983 (Doherty,M; Sacco,N) Sch. security-estab class three officers

S3045 (Sarlo,P) Corp. bus. taxes-req. combined reporting

S3120 (Codey,R; Weinberg,L) Student w/concussion-concerns evaluation

S3133 (Bateman,C) Police veh.-useful life of 5 yrs.

S3171 Sa (1R) (O'Toole,K) Certified mail-concerns definition

SCR81 (Vitale,J) Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.

SR21 (Vitale,J) Port Ambrose natural gas fac.-no constr.




Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S2806 (Vitale,J) Work First NJ-remove cert. restrictions

S3162 (Vitale,J) Medical marijuana use-estab. emp. prot.

S3416 (Sarlo,P) Endangered Species Conserv. Act-expand

SCR181 (Smith,B) Rutgers Coastal Ocean Observ Lab-commend

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S2925 (Ruiz,M) Driv. lic.-estab. non-citizen

S3213 (Gordon,R) Sales tax-dedicate portion Transp. Fd.


Note to the 10/19/15 Digest:


The Senate President has made the following appointment:


*Effective October 9, 2015

State Council for Adult Literacy Education Services:

Joanne Hala, of Princeton, to replace Julio Sabater *NOT* reappointment.


The Senate adjourned at 3:30 P.M. to meet again on Monday, November 9, 2015 (QUORUM, Committee Groups 1 and 2 scheduled to meet).



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, November 9, 2015 (QUORUM, Committee Groups A and B scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/22/2015):

P.L.2015, c.116. A976 AcaSca (2R) Andrzejczak,B/Mazzeo,V+16 10/26/2015 Disab. vet.-St. contract set-aside prog.

P.L.2015, c.117. A2849 Aca (1R) Mazzeo,V/Eustace,T+30 10/26/2015 Mil. Dependents Scholarship Fd Act

P.L.2015, c.118. A4104 Mazzeo,V/Andrzejczak,B+15 10/26/2015 Stolen Valor Act

P.L.2015, c.119. A617 Aca w/GR (2R) Moriarty,P/Bramnick,J+23 10/26/2015 Text messaging, unsolicited ads-proh.

P.L.2015, c.120. A625 w/GR (1R) Moriarty,P/Vainieri Huttle,V+11 10/26/2015 Unsolicited checks, cert.-proh.