Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Thursday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what’s happened under the Gold Dome on Thursday (September 12th):

 

 

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)

 

Nominations Advise and Consent:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Mark B. Shoemaker, of Mt. Royal.

Benjamin D. Morgan, of Mullica Hill.

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY-BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Allen Silk, of Pennington, to replace Bradley Brewster.

Eleanor V. Horne, of Lawrence.

Maj. General Maria Falca-Dodson, of Ewing, to replace Christopher Gibson.

 

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S4154 Cunningham,S/Sweeney,S Clean slate-revises expungement eligibility and procedures; render inaccessible

SJR152 Beach,J/Bateman,C Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year

 

Bills Introduced:

S4106 Smith,B Electric veh. charging stations-developers offer option in new home construction REF SEN

S4107 Smith,B State contracts-purchasing preference to local and env. responsible businesses REF SEN

S4108 Stack,B Ferry service commuting passes-provides temporary income tax credit REF STR

S4109 Stack,B Child-protection window guard law-strengthens provisions REF SCU

S4111 Vitale,J/Singleton,T Pregnant women-amends law to extend length of postpartum Medicaid coverage REF SHH

S4112 Vitale,J Hospital staff-revises identification badge requirements REF SHH

S4113 Vitale,J/Pou,N Insulin-health insurers required to limit copayments REF SCM

S4114 Cryan,J/Vitale,J Health care plans-offered by SEHBP and local boards of education REF SSG

S4115 Sweeney,S Lead level test results-DOE post link on homepage of its website REF SED

SCR179 Smith,B/Bateman,C Fossil fuel power plants-amends Constitution to prohibit construction REF SEN

SCR180 Sacco,N/Stack,B+1 Keegan Landfill-Urge NJ Sports & Exposition Auth & DEP immediate action to close REF SEN

SJR148 Bucco,A.R. Ostomy Awareness Day-designates October 1 of each year REF SHH

SJR149 Vitale,J Alexandra ‘Alex’ Scott Day-permanently designates January 18th REF SHH

SJR150 Vitale,J Black Balloon Day-designates March 6 of each year REF SHH

SJR151 Ruiz,M Lation Clergy Day-designates first Saturday of October REF SSG

SR156 Singleton,T Religious organizations-DOL proposed rule clarifying civil right protections REF SLA

 

Bills Passed:

A4710 Sa (1R) Lampitt,P/Zwicker,A+13 Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act (31-0)

AJR150 Johnson,G/Conaway,H+2 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year (31-0)

S606 Aa (1R) Smith,B/Greenstein,L+11 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure-encourages local units to plan (26-4)

S1712 Sca (1R) Beach,J/Turner,S Vehicle warranty, for aftermarket and recycled parts-consumer notification req. (31-0)

S1832 Sa (1R) Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P+4 Pub. sch. teachers-loan redemption prog. (31-0)

S3576 Weinberg,L/Codey,R Babs Siperstein Transgender Day of Remembrance-renames (26-0)

S3799 Weinberg,L/Andrzejczak,B+3 Age discrimination-expands scope of law prohibiting (31-0)

SR137 Beach,J/Thompson,S Taiwan Relations Act-commemorates 40th anniversary of enactment (Voice)

SR155 Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+1 Congress-condemns President Trump’s racist comments directed (Voice)

 

Bills Substituted:

A4710 Sa (1R) Lampitt,P/Zwicker,A+13 Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act SUB FOR S3258 (1R)

AJR150 Johnson,G/Conaway,H+2 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year SUB FOR SJR152

S3258 Sa (1R) Beach,J/Turner,S+4 Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act SUB BY A4710 (1R)

SJR152 Beach,J/Bateman,C Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year SUB BY AJR150

 

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

A1040 Sa (1R) Houghtaling,E/Andrzejczak,B+1 Landowner of the Year award program-establishes (27-0) (Andrzejczak)

S2929 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Greenstein,L+2 Drug overdose fatality review team-estab (27-0) (Singer)

S3069 Sa (1R) Ruiz,M/Singleton,T+1 Pre-apprenticeship prog.-enhance (23-0) (Ruiz)

S3614 ScaSa (2R) Cryan,J/Ruiz,M Coll. Student, Parent Consumer Info. Act (23-0) (Cryan)

S3928 Sa (1R) Andrzejczak,B Landowner of the Year award program-establishes (27-0) (Andrzejczak)

 

Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor’s Recommendation:

S3309 Aa w/GR (2R) Vitale,J/Greenstein,L+17 Violence Intervention Program-fund violence reduction initiatives (30-0)

S3330 ScaSaAca w/GR (4R) Addiego,D/Singleton,T+9 Child care svcs. operating in pub. sch fac-estab pilot program; DCF study

impact (25-5)

 

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S198 Brown,C Ambulance svcs.-billing FROM SHH

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

S59 Sca (1R) (Andrzejczak,B) Co., sch. dist.-grant long term exemp

S425 (Pennacchio,J) Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act

S722 (Singleton,T) Water loss audits-req. purveyors

S1832 Sa (1R) (Brown,C; Turner,S) Pub. sch. teachers-loan redemption prog.

S3079 (Gopal,V) Firearm, loaded-concerns minor’s access

S3265 (Beach,J; Ruiz,M) Smoking cert electronic device-proh sale

SR155 (Ruiz,M) Congress-condemns President Trump’s racist comments directed

 

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1712 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Vehicle warranty, for aftermarket and recycled parts-consumer notification req.

S3265 (Codey,R) Smoking cert electronic device-proh sale

S3656 (O’Scanlon,D) Used Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights-estab.

 

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

S3265 (Vitale,J) Smoking cert electronic device-proh sale S4154 (Ruiz,M) Clean slate-revises expungement eligibility and procedures; render inaccessible

 

Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A4710 Sa (1R) (Beach,J) Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act

AJR150 (Beach,J) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year

 

Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A4710 Sa (1R) (Turner,S) Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act

AJR150 (Bateman,C) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year

 

Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A4710 Sa (1R) (Bucco,A.R.; Gopal,V; Cunningham,S; Greenstein,L) Strengthening Gifted and Talented Ed Act

 

The Senate adjourned at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, September 13, 2019, to meet again at a date and time to be announced. Page 3. September 12, 2019

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet again at a date and time to be announced.

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

AJR150 Johnson,G/Conaway,H+2 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day-designates October 8 of each year

S606 Aa (1R) Smith,B/Greenstein,L+11 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure-encourages local units to plan

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/10/19):

None

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