Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Monday



Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome on Monday (March 12th):




Bills Introduced:

S2268    Turner,S    St. prop.-end tax exemp. status   REF SCU

S2269    Turner,S    Parking placard-estab penal unlawful use   REF STR

S2270    Turner,S    Restraining orders-condition of release   REF SJU

S2271    Turner,S    Green Jobs Training Partnership Prog.   REF SLA

S2272    Turner,S    Powdered caffeine-proh. sale   REF SLP

S2273    Turner,S    Nannies-crim. background checks   REF SLP

S2274    Turner,S    Gov. records-make available on internet   REF SSG

S2275    Turner,S    Parole viol., cert.-decrease penal.   REF SLP

S2276    Turner,S    Sr. prop. tax deduct.-incr. income limit   REF SCU

S2277    Turner,S    Homestead prop. reimb-revise application   REF SCU

S2278    Turner,S    Svc viol reporting-req cert notification   REF SLA

S2279    Turner,S    Sr., disab. prop. tax deduct.-incr.   REF SCU

S2280    Turner,S    Monetary bail-concerns release   REF SJU

S2281    Turner,S    Lifeline Cred/Tenants Asst-expands   REF SEG

S2282    Cruz-Perez,N    Plenary retail distrib. lic limit-remove   REF SLP

S2283    Smith,B    District energy collaborative-concerns   REF SEN

S2284    Smith,B    Office of Clean Energy-creates   REF SEN

S2285    Smith,B    Street lights-concerns   REF SEN

S2286    Smith,B    Traffic, during peak-hrs.-concerns   REF STR

S2287    Turner,S    Pine Barrens Treefrog-desig St Amphibian   REF SSG

S2288    Smith,B    Neonicotinoid pesticides-restrict use   REF SEN

S2289    Smith,B    Barnegat Bay-adopt total max daily loads   REF SEN

S2290    Smith,B    Radon, child care ctrs.-devel. plan req.   REF SED

S2291    Smith,B    Expands One-Call Damage Prev. Sys.   REF SEN

S2292    Smith,B    St House Complex-env sustainability plan   REF SEN

SCR109    Turner,S    Min. wage-constit. amendment to raise   REF SLA

SCR110    Gopal,V    Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.   REF SCU

SCR111    Smith,B    Societal benf. charge-dedicate revenue   REF SEN

SR67    Turner,S    Backpacks, heavy-take proactive measures   REF SED

SR68    Turner,S    Merchants, out-of-St.-concerns sales tax   REF SBA

SR69      Gopal,V    Assault weapons ban-Presid. reauth.   REF SLP


Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A2184    Conaway,H/Wimberly,B+2    Sickle cell trait diagnoses-registry   REP

S61    Singleton,T    Community Health Worker Prog.-estab.   REP

S489 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Rice,R+3    Work First NJ-incr. benf. amount   REP/SCA

S490    Vitale,J/Rice,R+2    Work First NJ prog.-repeals family cap   REP

S497    Vitale,J/Madden,F    Child abuse-cert statements allowed   REP

S630 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Weinberg,L+1    NJT-oversight, accountability reforms   REP/SCA

S876    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S    Transp. Trust Fd. proj.-concerns admin.   REP

S1004    Vitale,J    Suppl Nutrition Asst-req. cert. exemp.   REP

S1109 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M    End-of-life care-physician assist. sign   REP/SCA

S1335    Pennacchio,J    Emerg med tech cert card-MVC accept Id   REP

S1338    Gordon,R    MVC database-mark deceased individuals   REP

S1484    Singleton,T    Antwan’s Law-concern reduced speed limit   REP

S1567    Weinberg,L    Transp. fringe benf, pre-tax-emp. prov.   REP

S1735    Weinberg,L/Ruiz,M    Lactation room availbilty-cert. pub. fac   REP

S1883 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L    Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan   REP/SCA

S2086    Madden,F    Sickle cell trait diagnoses-registry   REP


Bills Transferred:

SJR63    Gopal,V    Prof Social Work Mo-desig March each yr.   FROM SHH TO SBA



The Senate adjourned at 5:30 P.M. to meet again on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (SESSION/JOINT SESSION/Budget Message).




Bills Introduced:

A3552    Dancer,R    Sch. purpose tax collection-pymt. dates   REF ASL

A3553    Dancer,R    Sewerage auth. memb.-impose resid. req.   REF ASL

A3554    Caputo,R/Holley,J    Alarm business signs/decals-proh. sale   REF ACO

A3555    Vainieri Huttle,V    Childhood lead poisoning prev.-concerns   REF AWC

A3556    Vainieri Huttle,V    Sober living homes-DHS lic. and reg.   REF AHU

A3557    Gusciora,R    Minors workers’ comp. claim-concerns   REF ALA

A3558    Vainieri Huttle,V    Animal-assisted therapy pilot prog-estab   REF AHU

A3559    Vainieri Huttle,V    Domestic viol. shelters-tax deduction   REF AWC

A3561    Vainieri Huttle,V    Mental Health Advocacy Div-transfer, DHS   REF AHU

A3562    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T    Human trafficking-expand Commission duty   REF AWC

A3563    Vainieri Huttle,V    Cyberbullying-restrict internet access   REF AWC

A3564    Vainieri Huttle,V    Disab.-proh. snowplow block access   REF AHU

A3565    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T    Massage, unauth therapies-crime   REF ARP

A3566    Vainieri Huttle,V    Nonprofit Social Svc. Org. Task Force   REF AHU

A3567    Vainieri Huttle,V    Children’s Health Promo. Fd.-estab.   REF AWC

A3568    Vainieri Huttle,V    Medicaid elig. inmates-indentify   REF ALP

A3569    Vainieri Huttle,V    Vaccines containing mercury-elim. use   REF AHE

A3570    Vainieri Huttle,V    Hepatitis B-consider priority   REF AHE

A3571    Vainieri Huttle,V    Opioid meds to student athletes-concerns   REF AHE

A3572    Vainieri Huttle,V    Finan. literacy course-Higher ed. course   REF AHI

A3573    Vainieri Huttle,V    Special ed. prog.-concerns provision   REF AED

A3574    Murphy,C/Armato,J    Domestic viol victim-concerns cell phone   REF AWC

A3575    Murphy,C    Emp discrimination-proh use, cred report   REF ALA

A3576    Murphy,C    Antwan’s Law-concern reduced speed limit   REF ATR

A3577    Murphy,C    Veterinary lic. law viol.-upgrade penal.   REF ARP

A3578    Wirths,H    Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope   REF AOF

A3579    Murphy,C    Emp. discrim based on credit score-proh.   REF ALA

A3580    Wirths,H    Pub. officers/emp-elim St. residency req   REF ASL

A3581    Gusciora,R    Adult Recreational Use Marijuana Law   REF AOF

A3582    Wirths,H    Sch dist-min. geographic cost adjustment   REF AED

A3583    Wirths,H    Agric. devel. co./mun.-allows   REF AAN

A3584    Wirths,H    Vet.-estab. special lic. plate   REF ATR

A3586    Wirths,H    Sch, env issues-concerns St notification   REF AED

A3587    Schaer,G    Health care industry rep.-concerns   REF AHE

A3588    Space,P    Sch. dist. total general fd rev-concerns   REF AED

A3589    Schaer,G    Labor market info.-share with sch. dist.   REF ALA

A3590    Space,P    Civil svc open lists-concerns placement   REF AMV

A3591    Space,P    Armed forces bonus-excludes income tax   REF AMV

A3592    Space,P/Andrzejczak,B    Food hubs-Dept. of Agric. auth. & advise   REF AAN

A3593    Space,P    Sr prop tax bill-converts freeze to cred   REF ASL

A3594    Space,P/Wirths,H    Franklinite-designates as St. mineral   REF ASL

A3595    Space,P    Motorcycles-create verticle lic. plates   REF ATR

A3596    Space,P/Wirths,H    Lake Mohawk German Christmas Market   REF ASL

A3597    Space,P    Apprenticeship promotions-prov. funding   REF ALA

A3598    Space,P+1    Oral recitation in pub. sch.-daily;$10K   REF AED

A3599    Space,P/Wirths,H    Death penalty-reinstates certain   REF AJU

A3600    Space,P    Co. voc. sch dist-concerns tuition rates   REF AED

A3601    Space,P    Wage pymt.-concerns alt. methods   REF ALA

A3602    Space,P    Incarcerated indiv.-proh temp disab benf   REF ALA

A3603    Space,P    Smarter Lunchroom Act   REF AED

A3604    Space,P    Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth.   REF AHS

A3605    Space,P+1    Idling MV on resid. prop.-permits   REF AEN

A3606    Mazzeo,V/Caputo,R    Lottery game, new-notify Leg.   REF ATG

A3607    Mazzeo,V/Armato,J    Recovery resid-concerns vol. cert.   REF AHU

A3608    Armato,J/Mazzeo,V+1    Sexual assault claims-concerns St. off.   REF ASL

A3609    Mukherji,R    Alco bev-concern full-yr consumption lic   REF AOF

A3610    Mukherji,R    Pub emp-proh unilateral term changes   REF ALA

A3611    Calabrese,C    Retir. PFRS PERS memb.-vol. concerns   REF ASL

A3612    Downey,J/Freiman,R+1    Vet suicide pub svc announcement-concern   REF AMV

A3613    Eustace,T/Gusciora,R    Blockchain Initiative Task Force-estab.   REF AST

A3614    Burzichelli,J    Discrim., unlawful-income tax excl.   REF AJU

A3615    Burzichelli,J    Hosp., cert.-concerns charitable assets   REF AAP

A3616    Burzichelli,J    Lottery winner-remain anonymous option   REF ATG

A3617    DiMaso,S    Movers and warehousemen-revise penal.   REF ARP

A3618    Handlin,A    Regional sch. dist.-concerns   REF AED

A3619    Wimberly,B    Econ Redevel, Growth-concerns tax cred   REF ACE

A3620    Quijano,A/Barclay,A    Expungement Coordinator Prog.-estab.   REF AJU

A3621    Quijano,A/Wimberly,B    Bus., cultivate marijuana-tax cred.   REF ACE

A3622    Quijano,A/Johnson,G    Law Enforcement Handler-Canine Training   REF AHS

A3623    Conaway,H/Murphy,C    Job training courses-concerns   REF ALA

A3624    Conaway,H    Lead hazard inspections-rental prop.   REF AHO

A3625    Lampitt,P/Schaer,G    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency   REF AHI

A3626    Munoz,N    Hwy. Accident Prop. Tax Relief Act   REF AHS

A3627    Munoz,N    Homestead prop. tax reimb.-concerns   REF AHO

A3628    Greenwald,L+1    Civic Info. Consortium-estab.   REF AHI

A3629    Space,P    Sch dist budget-restrict ED auth, reject   REF AED

A3630    Downey,J    Personal care svc., Medicaid-reimb   REF AHE

A3631    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    Pensions-proh St, investing in firearms   REF ABU

A3632    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Twp. of So. Orange Village-change name   REF ASL

A3633    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Mun dedicated charitable fd-concerns   REF ASL

A3634    Jasey,M    Assoc. and baccalaureate degree-concerns   REF AHI

A3635    Jasey,M    Workers’ comp. suppl benf, cert-concerns   REF ALA

A3636    Jasey,M/Schaer,G    Dual enrollment prog-share tuition costs   REF AHI

A3637    Giblin,T    St. Investment Council-adjusts memb.   REF ASL

A3638    Andrzejczak,B    Sr Farmers’ Market Nutrition Prog.   REF AAN

A3639    Andrzejczak,B    Farm to Sch prog-concerns recipe posting   REF AAN

A3640    Andrzejczak,B/Armato,J+1    Farm Fresh School prog.-concerns   REF AAN

A3641    Andrzejczak,B/Land,R    Animal cruelty offenses-min. crim. penal   REF AAN

A3642    Andrzejczak,B/Freiman,R    Winery salesrooms-makes changes   REF AAN

A3643    Andrzejczak,B/Freiman,R    Viticulture Trail Sign Prog.-creates   REF AAN

A3644    Andrzejczak,B/Freiman,R    Agric-related events on farmland-permits   REF AAN

A3645    Quijano,A    Suicide Prev Advis Council-DOH estab   REF AHU

A3646    Quijano,A    Consumer reviews-make public   REF ACO

A3647    Quijano,A    SNAP renames-Training Prov. Demo. Proj.   REF AHU

A3648    Quijano,A    Sexual abuse-remove limitations statute   REF AJU

A3649    Quijano,A    Notary public, renewal-concerns pymt.   REF ASL

A3650    Quijano,A    Streptomyces Griseus-desig State Microbe   REF AST

A3651    Quijano,A    MV accident reports-restricts time   REF AJU

A3652    Zwicker,A/Coughlin,C    Sci., Innovation & Tech. Comm.-re-estab.   REF AST

A3653    Speight,S    Child Fatality Bd.-racial desparities   REF AWC

ACR157    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T    Human trfficking-SCI examine activity   REF AWC

ACR158    Murphy,C/Eustace,T    #StandUpHumanRights-70th anniv.   REF AHU

ACR159    Space,P    Delaware Riv Basin flooding-address risk   REF AEN

ACR160    Space,P    Mun. court judges, cert.-remove   REF AJU

AJR95    Vainieri Huttle,V    Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day-desig.   REF AHE

AJR96    Vainieri Huttle,V    Bone Marrow Donation Awareness Mo.-May   REF AWC

AJR97    Vainieri Huttle,V    Day of the Girl-desig. October 11   REF AWC

AJR98    Murphy,C/Eustace,T    Give Kids a Smile Day-first Friday, Feb.   REF AHE

AJR99    Murphy,C/Eustace,T    Alexandra ‘Alex’ Scott Day-desig. Jan 18   REF AHE

AJR100    Lopez,Y/McKnight,A+3    Gun Viol. Awareness Day-desig. June 2   REF AHS

AJR101    Armato,J/Mazzeo,V    American Legion-honors on 100th anniv.   REF AMV

AJR102    Freiman,R/Downey,J    Disab. vets.-concerns commissaries   REF AMV

AJR103    Rooney,K/DePhillips,C    NUT Carcinoma Awareness Mo.-desig. Jan.   REF AHE

AJR104    Downey,J/Coughlin,C+1    SNAP-condemns FY19 proposed changes   REF AHU

AJR105    Downey,J/Murphy,C    Prof Social Work Mo-desig March each yr.   REF AHU

AJR106    Andrzejczak,B    Organic Farming Month-desig   REF AAN

AJR107    Andrzejczak,B/Land,R+1    Jersey Fresh Season-desig. mo.   REF AAN

AR140    Space,P    Motorcycle scenic routes-create map   REF ATG

AR141    Rooney,K/Chiaravalloti,N    Voice over Internet Protocol phone svc.   REF AST

AR142    Space,P    Federal trade policy-Presid. reform   REF ALA

AR143    Land,R/Andrzejczak,B    Natl. banking policies-enact legislation   REF AFI

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A665    Jasey,M/Wolfe,D+3    Sch. bldg.-concerns temperature control   REP

A1114    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Pub, resides cert fed prop-req enroll   REP

A1229    McKeon,J/Quijano,A+1    Whistleblower claim-bars cert settlement   REP

A1389 Aca (1R)    Bucco,A.M./Webber,J    Name change-MVC accept death cert.   REP/ACA

A1504 Aca (1R)    Burzichelli,J/Eustace,T+8    Aid in Dying-Terminally Ill Act.   REP/ACA

A1726 Aca (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T    Death certificates-incl. gender id   REP/ACA

A1727    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T+2    Transgender Equality Task Force-estab.   REP

A1862 Aca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Mukherji,R+1    Maternal Mortality Review Comm.   REP/ACA

A2090    Lagana,J/Mukherji,R    Autocabs, cert.-permits digital meters   REP

A2131 Aca (1R)    Chiaravalloti,N/Zwicker,A+1    Internet svc. prov.-concerns   REP/ACA

A2132 Aca (1R)    Chiaravalloti,N/Zwicker,A+2    Pub. contracts, Internet prov.-elig.   REP/ACA

A2139 Aca (1R)    Chiaravalloti,N/Zwicker,A+2    Cable tv svc.-concerns   REP/ACA

A2164 Acs (ACS)    Wimberly,B    Healthy Small Food Retailer Act   REP/ACS

A2366    Vainieri Huttle,V/Mukherji,R    Hosp Maternity Care-devel. report card   REP

A2787 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Andrzejczak,B    Wineries, spec occasion-extend prog   REP/ACA

A3208    Andrzejczak,B/Land,R+1    Nutrition prog.-transfer to Dep of Agric   REP

A3409    Armato,J/Murphy,C    Restricted mun. parking spaces-estab.   REP

A3499    McKeon,J/Jasey,M+5    Charitable fds.-mun., co, sch dist estab   REP

A3502    Lampitt,P/Wimberly,B+2    Sch. lunch, student denied-report req.   REP

A3503    Lampitt,P/Jones,P+1    Sch Lunch, Breadfast Prog-submit report   REP

A3504 Aca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Pintor Marin,E+1    Summer meal prog.-expands   REP/ACA

A3653    Speight,S    Child Fatality Bd.-racial desparities   REP

AJR82    Mosquera,G/Lampitt,P    Preeclampsia Awareness Mo.-desig. May   REP

AJR104    Downey,J/Coughlin,C+1    SNAP-condemns FY19 proposed changes   REP

AJR105    Downey,J/Murphy,C    Prof Social Work Mo-desig March each yr.   REP

AR113    Lampitt,P/Mosquera,G    Maternal Health Accountability Act 2017   REP

S493 Sa (1R)    Vitale,J/Gill,N+2    Death certificates-incl. gender id   REP

S705    Ruiz,M/Vitale,J+1    Transgender Equality Task Force-estab.   REP

S844    Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N+2    TDI-estab. partial return to work prog.   REP

S1893    Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S+1    St prop taxes-concerns income tax deduct   REP


Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A764 Aca (1R)    Caputo,R/Tucker,C+14    Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1445 Aca (1R)    Benson,D/DeAngelo,W+3    Veh. charging stations-toll rd. install   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1526    Zwicker,A/Johnson,G+1    Freelance workers-concerns pymt.   REP REF AAP

A1718 Aca (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Gusciora,R+4    Sex change-revise birth cert. procedure   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1827 Acs (ACS)    Lampitt,P/Mukherji,R+8    Sick leave, earned-concerns   REP/ACS REF AAP

A1980    Sumter,S/Mukherji,R+3    TDI-estab. partial return to work prog.   REP REF AAP

A2067    Howarth,J/Benson,D    Fallen Police/Firefighters-lic. plate   REP REF AAP

A2568    DeAngelo,W/Benson,D    Ancient Order of Hibernians-lic. plate   REP REF AAP

A3506 Aca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Sumter,S+2    Breakfast after the bell prog.-req.   REP/ACA REF AAP

A3652    Zwicker,A/Coughlin,C    Sci., Innovation & Tech. Comm.-re-estab.   REP REF AAP

S478 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+5    Gender change-revise birth cert. proc.   REP REF AAP


Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

A167    Space,P/Dancer,R+3    Dog, tracking-auth use, recover deer     FROM AAN

A776    Caputo,R/Jasey,M+9    St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns     FROM AHI

A777    Caputo,R/Chaparro,A+16    Env. Infra. Trust-expend addl sums, loan      FROM AEN

A1476    Chaparro,A/Mukherji,R+5    High sch driv ed course-req cert info     FROM ATR

A1479    Chaparro,A/Chiaravalloti,N+4    Domestic viol victim-cert. svc contracts     FROM AWC



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:


 *Effective March 6, 2018


Disparity in State Procurement Study Commission:


Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro (33)

Assemblyman Timothy Eustace (38)

Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (34)


Education Commission of the States:


Assemblyman Clinton Calabrese (36)


New Jersey Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care:


Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli (3)


New Jersey Alzheimer’s Disease Study Commission:


Assemblywoman Angelica M. Jimenez (32)


New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force:


Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (16)


New Jersey Intergovernmental Relations Commission:


Assemblyman Clinton Calabrese (36)

Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak (1)

Assemblyman John F. McKeon (27)


New Jersey Military Skills Council:


Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak (1)


Pretrial Services Program Review Commission:


Assemblyman Joseph A. Lagana (38)


Prisoner Reentry Commission:


Assemblywoman Angela V. McKnight (31)


State Beach Erosion Commission:


Assemblyman John F. McKeon (27)

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (16)


Statewide Public Safety Communications Commission:


Assemblywoman Eliana Pintor Marin (29)


Task Force on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:


Assemblyman Herb Conaway, Jr. (7)



 *Effective March 6, 2018


Joint Committee on Housing Affordability:


Assemblyman Jerry Green (22)

Assemblywoman Pamela R. Lampitt (6)

Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey (27)


Joint Committee on the Public Schools:


Assemblyman Ralph R. Caputo (28)

Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey (27)

Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (35)

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (15)


*Effective March 12, 2018


New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force:


Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer (36)


Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission:


James Nolan, of Woodbridge.


Disparity in State Procurement Study Commission:


Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin (18)


State Leasing and Space Utilization Commission:


Assemblyman Raj Mukherji  (33)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:04 P.M. to meet again on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 (JOINT SESSION/Budget Message).


Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/8/2018):


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