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Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Thursday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome during the Senate session yesterday:

 

Colin Bell was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 2nd  Legislative District.

Kristin Corrado was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 40th Legislative District.

 

Nominations Notice of Intention:

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

      William F. Ziegler, of Mullica Hill.

 

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

      Honorable Donald T. DiFrancesco, of Warren Township, to replace Anthony R. Slimowicz, Esq. resigned.

 

Nominations Withdrawn:

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

      Anthony R. Slimowicz, Esq., of Long Hill Township.

 

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S3439    Sweeney,S/Lesniak,R+1    Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall-desig.  

SR137    Sweeney,S    Violence Charlottesville, VA-condemn  

SR138    Sweeney,S/Kean,T+1    Senator Whelan-honors life and service  

SR139    Sarlo,P/Weinberg,L+16    Fed. tax deduct., prop. tax-oppose elim. 

 

Bills Introduced:

S3424    Diegnan,P.J.    Sch. dist.-concerns tuition   REF SED

S3425    Codey,R    Sch.-proh. wireless fac. w/in 1800 ft.   REF SEG

S3426    Singer,R    Prescription monitoring info.-concerns   REF SHH

S3427    Lesniak,R    Pet dealers-concerns   REF SEG

S3428    Bucco,A.R.    Inmates-incr. penal, prov. CDS   REF SLP

S3429    Van Drew,J    Statewide Non-Resid Devel Fee Act-repeal   REF SCU

S3430    Scutari,N/Van Drew,J    St. parks-continue operation, no budget   REF SEN

S3431    Turner,S    St. emp., invol. furloughed-receive pay   REF SBA

S3432    Codey,R    Wind energy, offshore-concerns   REF SEN

S3433    Codey,R    Renewable energy-concerns   REF SEN

S3434    Codey,R    Energy storage- concerns   REF SEN

S3435    Van Drew,J    St of emerg-operate casionos, mv agency   REF SSG

S3436    Turner,S    Tavern, historic-issue retail liquor lic   REF SCU

S3437    Bucco,A.R.    Expungement elig.-concerns   REF SJU

S3438    Pou,N    Real estate lic., cert.-concerns   REF SCM

S3457    Gill,N/Codey,R+2    Destructive device-revises definition   REF SLP

SCR164    Pou,N/Cruz-Perez,N    Puerto Rico-exempt from Jones Act   REF SSG

SR136    Vitale,J/Ruiz,M    Maternal Health Accountability Act 2017   REF SHH

 

Bills Passed:

A320 Aca w/GR (2R)    Singleton,T/Vainieri Huttle,V+25    Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb   (33-0)

A2061 AcaAca (2R)    Gusciora,R/Singleton,T+8    Strangulation-aggravated assault   (34-0)

A2503 AcsSca w/GR (ACS/2R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Mosquera,G+26    Stephen Komninos’ Law-devel. disab. prot   (32-0)

AJR77 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Holley,J+3    Dyslexia Awareness Mo.-desig. October   (33-0)

S3439    Sweeney,S/Lesniak,R+1    Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall-desig.   (35-0)

SR138    Sweeney,S/Kean,T+1    Senator Whelan-honors life and service   (35-0)

SR139    Sarlo,P/Weinberg,L+16    Fed. tax deduct., prop. tax-oppose elim.   (34-0)

 

Bills Substituted:

A2061 AcaAca (2R)    Gusciora,R/Singleton,T+8    Strangulation-aggravated assault   SUB FOR S3209

AJR77 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Holley,J+3    Dyslexia Awareness Mo.-desig. October   SUB FOR SJR116

S3209    Greenstein,L/Sarlo,P+2    Strangulation-aggravated assault   SUB BY A2061 (2R)

SJR116    Thompson,S+1    Dyslexia Awareness Mo.-desig. October   SUB BY AJR77 (1R)

 

Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:

A3295 AcaSa (2R)    McKeon,J/Benson,D+3    Clean Veh. Task Force-estab.   (24-0) (Smith)

S110 Sa (1R)    Pennacchio,J    St Invest Council memb-forbid cert votes   (30-0) (Pennacchio)

S985 Sa (1R)    Smith,B/Bateman,C    Clean Veh. Task Force-estab.   (24-0) (Smith)

S2332 ScaSa (2R)    Gordon,R/Oroho,S    Health care industry rep.-estab cert req   (26-0) (Gordon)

 

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S1137    Bateman,C+1    Relocation of Children Act  FROM SJU  

 

Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S1297/1990 Scs (SCS)    Vitale,J/Sweeney,S    Sch. bd. candidates-bracket together  

S2214    Turner,S/Cunningham,S+2    Higher ed. tuition-improve transparency  

 

Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor’s Recommendation:

S677 ScaAca w/GR (3R)    Rice,R/Turner,S+6    Racial and ethnic impact statement-req.   (34-0)

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Governor’s Recommendation/Given Second Reading:

A320 Aca w/GR (2R)    Singleton,T/Vainieri Huttle,V+25    Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb  

A2297 w/GR (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Spencer,L+15    Contraceptives-req. insur cover, 6 mths  

A2503 AcsSca w/GR (ACS/2R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Mosquera,G+26    Stephen Komninos’ Law-devel. disab. prot  

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

A4253 Aca w/GR (2R)    Quijano,A/Mukherji,R+7    Nonprofit Security Grant Pilot Prog.  

 

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A3406    Wisniewski,J/Lampitt,P    Teen driv. orientation prog.-estab.   REF STR

A3407    Wisniewski,J/Lampitt,P    Learner’s permit req, special-estab addl   REF SBA

A5128    McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V+2    St. parks open-failure to enact approp.   REF SEN

A5132    Wisniewski,J/McKnight,A    St resid prop-Gov proh, no annual approp   REF SSG

ACR254    Vainieri Huttle,V/Eustace,T+3    Addiction Svcs.-oppose transfer to DOH   REF SHH

 

The Senate President has made the following appointments:

 

 

New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect:

 

Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (8)

 

*Effective August 8, 2017

 

 

University Hospital Community Oversight Board:

 

Taisha Miranda, of Newark.

 

*Effective August 10, 2017

 

 

Mike Adler Aphasia Task Force:

 

Jacqueline Koury, of Chatham.

*Effective August 31, 2017

 

New Jersey Human Relations Council-Executive Committee:

 

Senator Nellie Pou (35), to replace Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (29), resigned.

 

New Jersey Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Mobility and Support Services Task Force:

 

Cecilia Feeley, Ph.D., of Wayne.

 

*Effective September 19, 2017

 

State Capitol Joint Management Commission:

 

Eugene Lepore, of Haddonfield.

 

The Senate President has made the following reappointment:

 

New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect:

 

Senator Shirley K. Turner (15)

 

 

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

 

SR124    Weinberg,L    28th anniversary-Taiwan sister state   SWR 2RS *NOT* REF SSG

 

Note to the 6/29/2017 Digest:

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

S1045 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Pennacchio,J   Pub body meetings-changes law addressing   REP/SCA  without                                                                                                                                                                                                 recommendation

S1046 Sca (1R)  Weinberg,L/Pennacchio,J  Martin O’Shea Pub Open Records Act  REP/SCA  without recommendation

 

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

A320 Aca w/GR (2R)    Singleton,T/Vainieri Huttle,V+25    Personal care svc.-estab. Medicaid reimb

A2061 AcaAca (2R)    Gusciora,R/Singleton,T+8    Strangulation-aggravated assault

A2503 AcsSca w/GR (ACS/2R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Mosquera,G+26    Stephen Komninos’ Law-devel. disab. prot

AJR77 Aca (1R)    Dancer,R/Holley,J+3    Dyslexia Awareness Mo.-desig. October

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (8/24/2017):

 

P.L.2017, c.232.   S3311 ScaSa (2R)    Sweeney,S/Mazzeo,V+1    8/25/2017    Mun.-modify incentive prog.  

P.L.2017, c.233.   S2512 ScaSaSaSa (4R)    Madden,F/Beach,J+2    9/13/2017    Emp. leasing agreements-concerns  

P.L.2017, c.234.   S2563 ScaSa (2R)    Weinberg,L/Kean,T+2    9/13/2017    Resid health care fac-proh cert eviction  

P.L.2017, c.235.   A1661 AcaSa (2R)    Schaer,G/Danielsen,J+5    9/13/2017    Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.  

P.L.2017, c.236.   A2511 AcsSca (ACS/1R)    Eustace,T/Turner,S+2    9/13/2017    Life insur.-concerns  

P.L.2017, c.237.   A3433 AcaAaSca (3R)    Greenwald,L/Jones,P+2    9/13/2017    Uniform Fiduciary Access Digital Assets  

 

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