Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Thursday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened on Thursday (December 14th) under the Gold Dome:

 

SENATE ACTION

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

      James  Schroeder, Esq., of Hammonton, to replace John Collete, Jr.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS:

      Salena  Carroll, of Elizabeth.

      Joan  Rivitz, Ed.D., of Paramus.

      Honorable John M. Traier, of Clifton.

      Clara C. Fernandez, of Elizabeth.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HUDSON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

      Ramiro  Martinez-Anillo, of Union City, to replace James D’Andrea.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

      Honorable Joseph Ripa, of Voorhees.

      Jeffery April, Esq., of Marmora.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

      Peter  Lijoi, Esq., of Summit.

      Susan  Hairston, of Summit, to replace The Honorable Christopher Kolibas, resigned.

 

TO BE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION JUDGE:

      Dawn  Shanahan, of Hamilton.

      Eugene  Mulvaney, of Seaside Park.

      Ashley  Hutchinson, of Hightstown.

      John Hugh McGovern, Jr., Esq., of Neptune.

 

Bills Introduced:

S3560    Sweeney,S/Smith,B    Nuclear Diversity Cert.-establishes   REF SEN

S3621    Cunningham,S/Bucco,A.R.    Personal Injury Trust Fd Transparency   REF SJU

S3622    Pou,N    Econ. Redevel. Grant Prog.-incr tax cred   REF SBA

S3623    Weinberg,L    Crime victim-concerns location   REF SBA

S3624    Weinberg,L    Medicaid reimb.-personal care svc.   REF SBA

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A155    Tucker,C/Caputo,R+2    Child unattended in mv-awareness campaig   REP

A389    Benson,D/Mukherji,R+4    Amino acid-based formula-insur. cover   REP

A760    Moriarty,P/Diegnan,P.J.+4    Lic. exam-prof. bds report passage rates   REP

A1414    Johnson,G/Giblin,T+4    Marriage, family therapist-estab. lic.   REP

A1670 Aca (1R)    Schaer,G/Quijano,A+7    Student Loan Ombuds-estab, reg. loan svc   REP

A1704 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Houghtaling,E+3    Small bus.-suspend fines paperwork viol.   REP

A2098 AaSca (2R)    Mukherji,R/Lampitt,P+13    Vet. Affordable Housing Section 8 Prog.   REP

A2439 Aa (1R)    Wisniewski,J/Pinkin,N+2    Move over law-erect signs   REP

A2523    DeAngelo,W/Rible,D+5    Electrical contractor’s lic-concerns   REP

A2665 Sca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Vainieri Huttle,V+3    Newborn infant-extends health benf.   REP

A2977    Diegnan,P.J./Coughlin,C+1    Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recog Act   REP

A3396 Aa (1R)    McKnight,A/Chiaravalloti,N    Finan. literacy instr.-concerns   REP

A3402 AsSca (AS/1R)    Greenwald,L+1    Auto. insur claims-electronic submission   REP/SCA

A3523    Muoio,E/Gusciora,R+3    Parole-concerns max sentences   REP

A3732 AcaSca (2R)    Space,P/Andrzejczak,B+1    Food hubs-Dept. of Agric. auth. & advise   REP/SCA

A3824    Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P+6    Devel. Disab.-estab. Office of Ombudsman   REP

A3891 Acs (ACS)    Eustace,T/Johnson,G+1    Bus, owned by cert. persons-assist. prog   REP

A4044    Greenwald,L    Contracts-proh. non-disclosure clauses   REP

A4165 AcaSca (2R)    Chaparro,A/Mukherji,R+5    High sch driv ed course-req cert info   REP

A4216    Eustace,T/Muoio,E+1    Surveys-req. cert. info.   REP

A4467 AcaSca (2R)    Mazzeo,V/Conaway,H+2    Overdose Prevention Act-clarifies   REP/SCA

A4676 Sca (1R)    Coughlin,C/Mukherji,R+1    Prescrip. Drug Patient Prot. Act   REP/SCA

A4906 Aca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Holley,J+6    Summer meal prog, sch fac-notify student   REP

A4908 Sca (1R)    Lampitt,P/Holley,J+1    Natl Sch Lunch Prog-online applications   REP

S837 Sca (1R)    Pou,N/Beach,J+1    Newborn infant-extends health benf.   REP

S1130 Sca (1R)    Rice,R    Foreclosure Mediation Act   REP

S1390    Gill,N    Orthotic, prosthetic appliances-cover   REP

S1501 Sca (1R)    Bucco,A.R./Kean,T    Small bus.-suspend fines paperwork viol.   REP/SCA

S1599    Van Drew,J    Lic. exam-prof. bds report passage rates   REP

S1903    Scutari,N    Electrical contractor’s lic-concerns   REP

S1930    Lesniak,R    Parole-concerns max sentences   REP

S1988 Sca (1R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Van Drew,J+1    Vet. Affordable Housing Section 8 Prog.   REP

S2137 Scs (SCS)    Oroho,S    Auto. insur claims-electronic submission   REP/SCS

S2205 Sca (1R)    Van Drew,J/Diegnan,P.J.    Professional lic-prov. online processing   REP/SCA

S2268    Diegnan,P.J.    Foreign Country Money-Judgment Recog Act   REP

S2392/2472 Scs (SCS)    Kean,T/Stack,B+1    Devel. Disab.-estab. Office of Ombudsman   REP

S2511    Codey,R/Addiego,D    Physical Therapy Lic. Compact-concerns   REP

S2609    Ruiz,M    Child unattended in mv-awareness campaig   REP

S2649    Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N    Amino acid-based formula-insur. cover   REP

S2812    Diegnan,P.J.    Marriage, family therapist-estab. lic.   REP

S2822 Sca (1R)    Oroho,S/Cruz-Perez,N    Food hubs-Dept. of Agric. auth. & advise   REP/SCA

S2885    Addiego,D/Rice,R    Finan. literacy instr.-concerns   REP

S2894 Sca (1R)    Gill,N+1    High sch driv ed course-req cert info   REP

S3083 Sca (1R)    Bell,C/Whelan,J+2    Overdose Prevention Act-clarifies   REP/SCA

S3133    Vitale,J+1    Surveys-req. cert. info.   REP

S3185 Sca (1R)    Greenstein,L    Prescrip. Drug Patient Prot. Act   REP/SCA

S3198 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S/Beach,J+1    Student Loan Ombuds-estab, reg. loan svc   REP

S3218    Cunningham,S/Pou,N    Coll Loans, Assist St Students Loan Prog   REP

S3247    Weinberg,L    Bus, owned by cert. persons-assist. prog   REP

S3360 Sca (1R)    Sacco,N/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Move over law-erect signs   REP

S3371    Ruiz,M    Summer meal prog, sch fac-notify student   REP

S3372 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M    Natl Sch Lunch Prog-online applications   REP

S3416 Sca (1R)    Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P.J.    Fire suppression sys.-survey sch. bldgs.   REP/SCA

S3459    Sarlo,P/Gordon,R    Towing svcs.-concerning non-consensual   REP

S3534    Cunningham,S/Bateman,C+1    Co Coll Consortium, Workforce Fd-concern   REP

S3555    Sweeney,S/Corrado,K+1    MV regis fee-exemp devel disab transport   REP

S3558 Scs (SCS)    Lesniak,R/Cruz-Perez,N    Animal cruelty law enforcement-revises   REP/SCS

S3574    Bell,C    Contracts-proh. non-disclosure clauses   REP

S3592 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L    Health records sys., electronic-concerns   REP/SCA

S3604 Sca (1R)    Vitale,J/Diegnan,P.J.    Schedule II cds & opioids-concerns reg.   REP/SCA

S3605    Vitale,J/Madden,F    Drug overdose deaths-concerns reports   REP

S3614 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Oroho,S    SPRS retir. memb.-concerns health benf.   REP/SCA

S3616    Sarlo,P    Natural gas veh.-concerns weight limits   REP

S3620 Sca (1R)    Cunningham,S    Pub. officials-change PERS memb. elig.   REP/SCA

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

A389    Benson,D/Mukherji,R+4    Amino acid-based formula-insur. cover  

A760    Moriarty,P/Diegnan,P.J.+4    Lic. exam-prof. bds report passage rates  

A1414    Johnson,G/Giblin,T+4    Marriage, family therapist-estab. lic.  

A1704 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Houghtaling,E+3    Small bus.-suspend fines paperwork viol.  

A4676 Sca (1R)    Coughlin,C/Mukherji,R+1    Prescrip. Drug Patient Prot. Act  

S1390    Gill,N    Orthotic, prosthetic appliances-cover  

S1501 Sca (1R)    Bucco,A.R./Kean,T    Small bus.-suspend fines paperwork viol.  

S1599    Van Drew,J    Lic. exam-prof. bds report passage rates  

S2649    Greenstein,L/Cruz-Perez,N    Amino acid-based formula-insur. cover  

S2812    Diegnan,P.J.    Marriage, family therapist-estab. lic.  

S3185 Sca (1R)    Greenstein,L    Prescrip. Drug Patient Prot. Act  

 

 

The Senate adjourned at 10:15 P.M. to meet again on Monday, December 18, 2017 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

 

Bills Introduced:

A5203    McKnight,A    College Loans, Assist St. Students-elig.   REF AAP

A5290    Eustace,T/Quijano,A    Tenant cash pymt.-landlord prov. receipt   REF AHO

A5291    Chaparro,A    Sr. cit. Tenant Prot. Act   REF AHO

A5292    Kean,S    Child seat second viol.-incr. fine   REF ALP

A5293    Eustace,T    Stun guns-auth persons 21 & over possess   REF ALP

A5294    Andrzejczak,B    Multiple dwelling cert.- prov. 24 hr svc   REF AHO

A5295    Andrzejczak,B/Land,R    Vessels in water-conduct cert. work   REF AEN

A5296    Danielsen,J    New Jersey State Song; desig. St. song   REF ASL

A5297    Jasey,M/Eustace,T    Worker’s comp.-concerns   REF ALA

A5298    Gusciora,R/Muoio,E    Sexual harassment-concerns procedures   REF AHI

A5299    Coughlin,C    Drug overdose deaths-concerns reports   REF AHE

A5300    Vainieri Huttle,V    Schedule II cds & opioids-concerns reg.   REF AHE

A5301    Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P    Halloween costumes-reflective material   REF ACO

A5302    Handlin,A/Peterson,E    St. prop tax pad-deduct from income tax   REF ASL

A5303    Munoz,N/Clifton,R    Equal emp.-settlement agreements req.   REF ATR

A5304    Munoz,N    Emp and contact info-NJT post on website   REF ATR

A5305    Munoz,N/Clifton,R    NJT-publish cert. safety viol.   REF ATR

A5306    DeCroce,B/Chiaravalloti,N    Child custody-concerns psych. exam   REF AHU

A5307    DeCroce,B    Credit reports-concerns free   REF ACO

A5308    DeAngelo,W    Transp. Trust Fd. proj.-concerns admin.   REF ATR

A5309    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A+4    Vet non-driv. id card-exemp. fees   REF AMV

A5310    Wisniewski,J/Jimenez,A+2    Medicare coverage-expand to all resid.   REF AHE

A5311    Lampitt,P/Vainieri Huttle,V    Family justice centers-estab.   REF AJU

A5312    Mukherji,R    Driv. w/suspended lic.-concerns penal.   REF AJU

A5313    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A    Tenants-all mun. rent control limit   REF AHO

A5314    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A    Voter regis.-estab. online  website   REF AJU

A5315    Mukherji,R    Higher ed instit-estab. scholarship prog   REF AHI

A5316    Greenwald,L    SPRS retir. memb.-concerns health benf.   REF AAP

A5317    Mazzeo,V/Singleton,T+1    Farmland preserv.-co planning grants   REF AAP

A5318    Houghtaling,E/Downey,J    Farmland preserv., nonprofit org.-grants   REF AAP

A5319    Taliaferro,A/Burzichelli,J    Farmland preserv-mun. incentive grant   REF AAP

A5320    Andrzejczak,B/Zwicker,A    Farmland preserv. purposes;$19.266M   REF AAP

A5321    Muoio,E/Land,R    Historic preserv. proj.-prov. grants   REF AAP

A5322    Mukherji,R    Pub. officials-change PERS memb. elig.   REF AAP

A5323    McKeon,J    Expungement records-clarifies provision   REF AJU

A5325    Conaway,H    Death benfs.-concerns claims   REF AHE

A5330    McKeon,J/Burzichelli,J + 1      Nuclear Diversity Cert.-establishes   REF ATU  

ACR261    Muoio,E    Drug offense-suspend driver’s lic.   REF AJU

AJR177    Pinkin,N/Karabinchak,R    Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease Month   REF AHE

AR302    Vainieri Huttle,V    Fed. tax reform-oppose   REF ABU

AR303    Quijano,A/Eustace,T    Carry reciprocity leg.-Cong. oppose   REF ALP

AR304    DeAngelo,W/Quijano,A    Matter of Prot & Promo the Open Internet   REF ATU

AR305    Mukherji,R/Chaparro,A    Net neutrality-FCC vote against order   REF ATU

 

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:

 

*Effective December 11, 2017

New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing:

 

Laura A. Mularz, of Manalapan, replacing Maria Brennan.

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:

 

*Effective December 14, 2017

New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs:

 

Stefano Meton, of Kearny.

Nicholas J. Rivelli, of Secaucus.

Mauro D. Raguseo, of Little Ferry, replacing Robert Rafano.

 

The Assembly Speaker has made the following re-appointments:

 

*Effective December 11, 2017

New Jersey State Commission on Brain Injury Research:

 

Richard Boergers, of Belleville.


New Jersey State Commission of Investigation:

 

Frank M. Leanza, Esq., of Demarest.

 

State Council for Adult Literacy Education Services:

 

Charlie Wowkanech, of Ocean City.

William Steinhauer, of Trenton.

 

The Assembly adjourned at 3:30 PM on Friday, December 15, 2017, to meet again on Monday, December 18, 2017 (QUORUM/Committees at the Call of the Assembly Speaker).


Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/11/2017):

P.L.2017, c.241.   A2297 w/GR (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Spencer,L+16    Contraceptives-req. insur cover, 6 mths

P.L.2017, c.242.   A3338 Aca w/GR (2R)    Eustace,T/Lagana,J+23    Cig. tax rev.-anti-smoking initiatives

  

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