Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Monday

Trenton

Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome on Monday (May 14th):

 

SENATE ACTION

 

Nominations Notice of Intention:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Honorable Gary N. Wilcox, J.S.C., of Westwood.

Honorable Martha T. Mainor, J.S.C., of Bayonne.

Honorable Adam E. Jacobs, J.S.C., of Wayne.

Nominations Reported from Committee:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Honorable Christine A. Farrington, of Wyckoff.

Honorable Terry P. Bottinelli, of Wyckoff.

Honorable Keith A. Bachmann, of New Milford.

 

TO BE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES:

Christine  Norbut Beyer, of Lumberton.

 

TO BE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION:

Catherine  McCabe, of Princeton.

 

TO BE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION:

Diane Gutierrez Scaccetti, of Clermont, Florida.

 

Bills Introduced:

S2540    Greenstein,L    Incarcerated primary caretaker parents   REF SLP

S2541    Ruiz,M    Childrens suppl. mattress, unsafe-proh.   REF SCM

S2542    Ruiz,M    Co. Coll students, cert-prov addl St aid   REF SHI

S2543    Ruiz,M/Singleton,T    Baby boxes-safe sleep ed. website   REF SHH

S2544    Ruiz,M    Meal plan fds, unused-donate emerg meal   REF SHI

S2545    Cryan,J    Suicide prev. training-firearm dealers   REF SLP

S2546    Cryan,J    Non-profit Security Grant Pilot Prog   REF SLP

S2547    Cryan,J    Gun crimes-Atty. General issue reports   REF SLP

S2548    Cryan,J    Unemp comp-exemp commercial use operator   REF SLA

S2549    Cryan,J/Sweeney,S    HVACR contractors-clarifies standards   REF SCM

S2550    Cryan,J/Sweeney,S    HVACR contractors-clarify training req.   REF SCM

S2551    O’Scanlon,D    Ferry boats-concerns duration contract   REF SCU

S2552    Bateman,C/Smith,B    Pollinator habitat on farms-bus tax cred   REF SEN

S2553    Bateman,C/Greenstein,L    Pollinator habitat-bus. tax cred.   REF SEN

S2554    Bateman,C/Greenstein,L    Pollinator habitat-bus tax cred pub util   REF SEN

S2555    Gopal,V    Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns   REF SHI

S2556    Singleton,T    Jt. Apprenticeship Incentive Grant Prog.   REF SLA

S2557    Singleton,T+1    Prevailing wage-allows stop-work orders   REF SLA

S2558    Corrado,K    Domestic companion animals-proh leasing   REF SEG

S2559    Holzapfel,J    MV-concerns regis. fee   REF STR

S2560    Turner,S    Person w/mental illness-concerns prosec.   REF SJU

S2561    Turner,S    Internet purch. transactions-safe area   REF SLP

S2562    Turner,S    Pensions, retire. income-raises elig.   REF SBA

S2563    Turner,S    Sch. bldg.-concerns temperature control   REF SED

S2564    Turner,S    Restorative Justice, Ed Pilot Prog-estab   REF SED

S2565    Bucco,A.R.    Crime stopper-concerns funding   REF SLP

S2566    Stack,B/Cunningham,S    Prop. tax revaluations-concerns   REF SCU

S2567    Stack,B    UEZ in Hoboken City-create   REF SEG

S2568    Beach,J    False pub. alarms-bias intimidation   REF SJU

S2569    Bucco,A.R.    Predatory alienation-concerns   REF SHH

S2570    Bucco,A.R.    Coll.-auth cert. officers, prov security   REF SLP

S2571    Ruiz,M    Charity care, cert. hosp-revise criteria   REF SHH

S2572    Corrado,K    Affordable housing preference-mun. estab   REF SCU

S2573    Gopal,V    Vet suicide pub svc announcement-concern   REF SMV

S2574    Diegnan,P    Woman Vet.-auth. lic. plate   REF SMV

S2575    Diegnan,P    Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-examine   REF SED

S2576    Bateman,C/Kean,T    Affordable housing-reforms procedures   REF SCU

S2577    Sweeney,S    Sales tax on cred/debit cards-proh.   REF SCM

S2578    Sweeney,S/Weinberg,L    Suppl comp, accumulated leave-limits use   REF SSG

S2579    Sweeney,S    Parking meters, digital-concerns   REF STR

S2580    Kean,T/Cruz-Perez,N    Alco. bev.-permits sale, farm markets   REF SEG

S2581    Cunningham,S    Emp payroll tax-concerns   REF SBA

S2602    Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J    Collegiate sports-allows casino wagering   REF SBA

SJR76    Turner,S    Emotional, Behavioral Disorder Mo.-May   REF SHH

SJR77    Gopal,V    Buy Local Week-desig. last full wk, July   REF SEG

SR78    Bucco,A.R./Greenstein,L    Jewish people-historical connection   REF SSG

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A764 AcaSca (2R)    Caputo,R/Tucker,C+22    Alyssa’s Law-emerg. lights in sch. bldgs   REP/SCA

A1627    Schepisi,H/Bucco,A.M.+10    PERS, PFRS-concerns retirement   REP

A2189    Lampitt,P/Downey,J+8    Distributing explicit images-concerns   REP

A2193 AcaSca (2R)    Jones,P/Benson,D+1    Computer science instr. cert.-auth.   REP/SCA

S365 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Ruiz,M+2    Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm   REP/SCA

S515    Kean,T/Sarlo,P    Industrial sand casting-exemp cert. tax.   REP

S518    Kean,T/Cunningham,S+2    HS grad, migrate to out-of-St coll-study   REP

S691    Ruiz,M/Pou,N+1    Sch dist under St. intervention-concerns   REP

S737    Diegnan,P    Veterinary ed. prog.-limits students   REP

S838    Turner,S    MV surcharges-mandatory pymt plan   REP

S848 Sca (1R)    Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N    Innovation zone prog.-estab.   REP/SCA

S858    Turner,S/Diegnan,P    Teacher-concerns instructional cert.   REP

S1080    Turner,S    MV offender w/suspended lic.-concerns   REP

S1126    Bucco,A.R./Doherty,M    NJ Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act-concerns   REP

S1364    Van Drew,J    Wildwoods Tourism Improvement-funding   REP

S1630 Sca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Ruiz,M    Dual language prog.-estab. grant   REP/SCA

S1640/1822 Scs (SCS)    Diegnan,P+1    Peacetime vets.-civil svc. preference   REP/SCS

S1816 Sca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Ruiz,M+1    Computer science instr. cert.-auth.   REP/SCA

S1873    Sarlo,P/Kean,T+4    Retir. PFRS PERS memb.-vol. concerns   REP

S1921 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T/Sweeney,S    Edison Innovation Sci. and Tech. Fd.   REP/SCA

S1922 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T    Emp. ed. asst.-cert. income tax deduct   REP/SCA

S2046    Turner,S    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency   REP

S2056    Cunningham,S/Diegnan,P+1    Loan Modify/Consolidation Prog.-estab.   REP

S2092    Ruiz,M/Corrado,K    Distributing explicit images-concerns   REP

S2258 Sca (1R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Singleton,T    Community benf agreements-concerns   REP/SCA

S2303 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M    High labor-demand industry-degree prog.   REP/SCA

S2307 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J+2    Garden St Growth Zone-creates AC Airport   REP/SCA

S2330 Sca (1R)    Brown,C/Van Drew,J+2    Casino emp. regis.-concerns key emp. lic   REP/SCA

S2332 Sca (1R)    Brown,C/Scutari,N+2    Drug court elig, special probation-estab   REP/SCA

S2345    Bucco,A.R./Singleton,T    Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope   REP

S2397    Gopal,V    Religious alt arrangement, higher ed-req   REP

S2418    Singleton,T/Oroho,S    Pub. contracts-prov. prompt pymt.   REP

S2446    Diegnan,P/Van Drew,J+2    Vet organization-resid pub util rate req   REP

S2447    Diegnan,P/Van Drew,J+1    Securing Electronic Records Vet Ease Act   REP

S2521 Sca (1R)    Cryan,J/Greenstein,L    Inmate abuse-estab. investigation prog.   REP/SCA

S2522    Cryan,J/Greenstein,L+1    Strip searches, cross gender-limits   REP

S2525    Singleton,T/Cunningham,S+2    Veterans, homeless-prov. legal svcs.   REP

S2526    Ruiz,M/Corrado,K+1    Students w/learning disab.-concerns   REP

S2527    Ruiz,M/Turner,S    Sch. meal prog.-concerns   REP

S2531 Sca (1R)    Beach,J    Elections superintendent-concerns office   REP/SCA

S2532    Greenstein,L    Correctional police off.-concerns   REP

S2533    Greenstein,L    Victim-Witness Advocacy Office-concerns   REP

S2535    Cunningham,S/Cryan,J    Baccalaureate degree-concerns   REP

SCR99    Ruiz,M    Vet. non-war time-civil svc. hiring pref   REP

SJR14    Pou,N/Ruiz,M+1    Hispanic Journalist Pride Day-Sept 20th   REP

SJR18    Pou,N/Greenstein,L    Juv Offender Life Imprisonment Comm.   REP

SJR67    Turner,S    Fourteenth Amendment Constit-150th anniv   REP

SJR73    Singleton,T/Van Drew,J+1    Mil. Hunger Prev. Act-Cong. pass   REP

SJR74    Greenstein,L    Sexual assault-create study commission   REP

SR77    Singleton,T/Ruiz,M    Trump-oppose transgender from mil. svc.   REP

 

Bills Combined:

S1822    Singleton,T    Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.   COMB/W S1640 (SCS)

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

A764 AcaSca (2R)    Caputo,R/Tucker,C+22    Alyssa’s Law-emerg. lights in sch. bldgs

S365 Sca (1R)    Rice,R/Ruiz,M+2    Sch bldg-equip w/emerg light panic alarm

S515    Kean,T/Sarlo,P    Industrial sand casting-exemp cert. tax.

S737    Diegnan,P    Veterinary ed. prog.-limits students

S838    Turner,S    MV surcharges-mandatory pymt plan

S848 Sca (1R)    Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N    Innovation zone prog.-estab.

S1080    Turner,S    MV offender w/suspended lic.-concerns

S1364    Van Drew,J    Wildwoods Tourism Improvement-funding

S1630 Sca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Ruiz,M    Dual language prog.-estab. grant

S1640/1822 Scs (SCS)    Diegnan,P+1    Peacetime vets.-civil svc. preference

S1921 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T/Sweeney,S    Edison Innovation Sci. and Tech. Fd.

S1922 Sca (1R)    Singleton,T    Emp. ed. asst.-cert. income tax deduct

S2056    Cunningham,S/Diegnan,P+1    Loan Modify/Consolidation Prog.-estab.

S2303 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Ruiz,M    High labor-demand industry-degree prog.

S2307 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Van Drew,J+2    Garden St Growth Zone-creates AC Airport

S2332 Sca (1R)    Brown,C/Scutari,N+2    Drug court elig, special probation-estab

S2345    Bucco,A.R./Singleton,T    Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

S2525    Singleton,T/Cunningham,S+2    Veterans, homeless-prov. legal svcs.

S2532    Greenstein,L    Correctional police off.-concerns

S2533    Greenstein,L    Victim-Witness Advocacy Office-concerns

 

Bills Transferred:

S171    Doherty,M/Sweeney,S+2    Co. tax admin.-permits co. to share   FROM SCU TO SBA

S1701    Singleton,T/Sweeney,S    Prop. tax exemp.-concerns long term   FROM SCU TO SBA

S2529    Ruiz,M    Mental Illness Diversion Prog.-creates   FROM SHH TO SJU

 

The Senate President has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective May 9, 2018

 

Special Task Force on Volunteer Retention and Recruitment:

 

Senator Steven V. Oroho (24)

 

The Senate President has made the following joint appointment:

 

*Effective May 14, 2018

 

Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission:

 

Deborah T. Poritz, of Princeton (Chair)

 

 

The Senate did not adjourn.  The Senate will meet on Monday, May 21, 2018 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Thursday, May 17, 2018 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).    

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/10/018):

P.L.2018, JR-5.   SJR56    Beach,J/Kean,T+46    5/14/2018    Israel, State 70th anniversary-recognize

 

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