Here’s What Happened Under The Gold Dome On Tuesday

In the Toms River GOP 2019 Primary Election, Councilman Mo Hill defeated Joseph Coronato and Dan Rodrick.

Here’s what happened under the Gold Dome on Tuesday, January 15th:

Senator Jeff Van Drew, of the 1st Legislative District, has resigned.
Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak, of the 1st Legislative District, has resigned.
Bob Andrzejczak was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 1st Legislative District.

The Members of both Houses of the 218th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the State of the State Address from the Honorable Phil Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey.


Nominations Notice of Intention Received 1/10/2019:

Honorable H. Matthew Curry, J.S.C., of Phillipsburg.
Honorable J. Christopher Gibson, J.S.C., of Clermont.
Honorable Robert G. Malestein, J.S.C., of Bridgeton.
Honorable James R. Swift, J.S.C., of Millville.

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:
SR120 Sweeney,S/Kean,T Senate Rules-amends

Bills Introduced:
S3293 Greenstein,L/Vitale,J Overdose Prev. Ctrs.-auth. REF SHH
S3294 Greenstein,L Animal cruelty-expand to include theft REF SEN
S3295 Greenstein,L Daisy’s Law-vet fac prov dog supervision REF SEN
S3296 Greenstein,L Green Bldg, Infrastructure Tax Cred. Act REF SEN
S3297 Greenstein,L Sexual assault treatment-hosp. training REF SHH
S3298 Greenstein,L Drug rehab. fac, pharm manuf-proh owning REF SHH
S3299 Gopal,V Min. wage-raises to $10.10 per hr. REF SLA
S3300 Gopal,V Post-traumatic stress-driv self-identify REF STR
S3301 Cryan,J/Ruiz,M Hosp-Based Viol Intervention Prog-estab REF SHH
S3302 Cryan,J Health clinics/urgent care fac-reg./req. REF SHH
S3303 Cryan,J/Ruiz,M Viol. counseling svc.-Medicaid REF SHH
S3304 Cryan,J/Vitale,J Osteopathis Manipulative Med. Pilot Prog REF SHH
S3305 Singer,R Sch. student w/severe allergies-concerns REF SED
S3306 Beach,J One-stop event planning contact-desig. REF SSG
S3307 Beach,J/Brown,C Casino gambling, underage-penalty REF SSG
S3308 Vitale,J Intrauterine insemination-health ins req REF SCM
S3309 Vitale,J Viol. Intervention Prog.-estab. REF SLP
S3310 Vitale,J Med.-elig. emp.-choose health benf. plan REF SSG
S3311 Vitale,J/Ruiz,M Parent, guardian terms-req. on st. forms REF SSG
S3312 Vitale,J/Codey,R Viol. intervention progs.-trauma ctr. REF SHH
S3313 Vitale,J/Singleton,T Firefighters cancer data-req. registry REF SHH
S3314 Vitale,J/Cryan,J Medication asst. treatment benf-prog req REF SHH
S3315 Vitale,J/Ruiz,M Meds. self-admin.-permits certain REF SED
S3316 Brown,C/Gopal,V Atlantic City Intern. Airport Spaceport REF STR
S3317 Sarlo,P Reference-based pricing-directs study REF SSG
S3318 Gopal,V/Scutari,N Unmanned aircraft-clarifies trespassing REF SLP
S3319 Gopal,V/Singer,R Long-term care fac.-concerns tax credit REF SHH
S3320 Singleton,T/Bucco,A.R. Jr Firefighter Auxiliary-concerns duties REF SLP
S3321 Singleton,T Lifelong learning accts-concerns contrib REF SBA
S3322 Scutari,N Cat dog welfare, crim case-prov advocate REF SJU
S3323 Cryan,J/Ruiz,M Victim counseling svc-concern trauma ctr REF SLP
S3324 Oroho,S Risks of camping-prov. limited liab prot REF SJU
S3325 Bateman,C/Gopal,V Horse, St. animal lic plate-auth REF STR
S3326 Greenstein,L Postpartum coverage, Medicaid-extend REF SHH
S3327 Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Latino, Hispanic Heritage-estab. comm. REF SED
S3328 Van Drew,J Travel/tourism industry recovery-report REF SSG
S3329 Kean,T Count the Kicks-estab. camp. REF SHH
S3330 Addiego,D Child care svc.-permit sch. prop. use REF SED
S3331 Rice,R Co. coll. bd. search process-estab. req. REF SHI
S3332 Rice,R/Cunningham,S MV Surcharge Community Svc. Prog. REF SLP
SJR116 Andrzejczak,B.. Dairy Week-desig. last full week of June REF SEG
SJR118 Doherty,M/Beach,J+8 Women Vet. Month-desig. March REF SMV
SR114 Pennacchio,J/Thompson,S India permanent memb United Nations-urge REF SSG
SR115 Cryan,J Admit Puerto Rico as st.-urges REF SSG
SR117 Cryan,J Return generators, Puerto Rico-urges REF SSG
SR118 Greenstein,L Hate, bias crimes-condemns REF SLP
SR119 Ruiz,M/Singleton,T Promote gleaning-urges Dept Agriculture REF SHH

Concurrent Resolution Passed:
Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor’s State of the State Address.

Bills Transferred:
S2634 Lagana,J.A. Internet websites, commercial-concerns FROM SLP TO SCM
S2641 Lagana,J.A. Internet prov-subscriber id confidential FROM SEG TO SCM
S3170 Cryan,J/Pou,N Plant closing, transfer, layoff-concerns FROM SLA TO SCM
S3171 Cryan,J/Pou,N Econ devel subsidies-concerns recapture FROM SEG TO SCM

The Senate President has made the following appointments:
*Effective January 7, 2019

New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board:
Erica M. Stevenson, to replace Karen Gentile, resigned.
Kathryn Burns Collins, to replace Aline Holmes.

Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission:
Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31), to replace Gregg L. Zeff.
*Effective January 8, 2019

Joint Budget Oversight Committee:
Senator Steven V. Oroho (24), to replace Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).
The Senate President has made the following re-appointment:
*Effective January 7, 2019

New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board: Theresa A. Wurmser, to replace Mary Beth Russell, resigned.

Democratic Leadership:
Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), Senate President
Senator Loretta Weinberg (37), Majority Leader
Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (29), Senate President Pro Tempore
Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31), Deputy Majority Leader
Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36), Deputy Majority Leader
Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (22), Deputy Majority Leader
Senator James Beach (6), Assistant Majority Leader
Senator Linda R. Greenstein (14), Assistant Majority Leader
Senator Vin Gopal (11), Majority Conference Leader

Republican Leadership:
Senator Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21), Republican Leader
Senator Robert W. Singer (30), Deputy Minority Leader
Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25), Conference Leader
Senator Chris A. Brown (2), Deputy Conference Leader
Senator Joseph Pennacchio (26), Republican Whip
Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (8), Deputy Whip
Senator Steven V. Oroho (24), Republican Budget Officer

The Senate President has made the following committee assignments:

Community and Urban Affairs (SCU)
Troy Singleton (7) (Chair)
Ronald L. Rice (28) (Vice-Chair)
Christopher J. Connors (9)
Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)
Brian P. Stack (33)

Education (SED)
M.Teresa Ruiz (29) (Chair)
Shirley K. Turner (15) (Vice-Chair)
James Beach (6)
Sandra B. Cunningham (31)
Michael J. Doherty (23)
Samuel D. Thompson (12)

Labor (SLA)
Fred H. Madden, Jr. (4) (Chair)
Joseph A. Lagana (38) (Vice-Chair)
Dawn Marie Addiego (8)
Anthony R. Bucco (25)
Linda R. Greenstein (14)

Transportation (STR)
Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18) (Chair)
Joseph F. Vitale (19) (Vice-Chair)
Nia H. Gill (34)
James W. Holzapfel (10)
Nicholas J. Sacco (32)
Robert W. Singer (30)

Budget and Appropriations (SBA)
Paul A. Sarlo (36) (Chair))
Sandra B. Cunningham (31) (Vice-Chair)
Dawn Marie Addiego (8)
Bob Andrzejczak (1)
Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5)
Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18)
Linda R. Greenstein (14)
Steven V. Oroho (24)
Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)
M. Teresa Ruiz (29)
Troy Singleton (7)
Samuel D. Thompson (12)

Commerce (SCM)
Nellie Pou (35) (Chair)
Joseph Cryan (20) (Vice-Chair)
Gerald Cardinale (39)
Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)
Nicholas P. Scutari (22)

Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens (SHH)
Joseph F. Vitale (19) (Chair)
Fred H. Madden, Jr. (4) (Vice-Chair)
Anthony R. Bucco (25)
Richard J. Codey (27)
Kristin M. Corrado (40)
Vin Gopal (11)
James W. Holzapfel (10)
Joseph A. Lagana (38)
Ronald L. Rice (28)
Robert W. Singer (30)

Economic Growth (SEG)
Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) (Chair)
Troy Singleton (7) (Vice-Chair)
Steven V. Oroho (24)
Joseph Pennacchio (26)
Shirley K. Turner (15)

Environment and Energy (SEN)
Bob Smith (17) (Chair)
Linda Greenstein (14) (Vice-Chair)
Christopher “Kip” Bateman (16)
Richard J. Codey (27)
Kristin M. Corrado (40)

Higher Education (SHI)
Sandra B. Cunningham (31) (Chair)
Vin Gopal (11) (Vice-Chair)
Chris A. Brown (2)
Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)
M.Teresa Ruiz (29)

Judiciary (SJU)
Nicholas P. Scutari (22) (Chair)
Nellie Pou (35) (Vice-Chair)
Christopher “Kip” Bateman (16)
Gerald Cardinale (39)
Kristin M. Corrado (40)
Michael J. Doherty (23)
Joseph A. Lagana (38)
Paul A. Sarlo (36)
Troy Singleton (7)
Bob Smith (17)
Loretta Weinberg (37)

Law and Public Safety (SLP)
Linda R. Greenstein (14) (Chair)
Joseph Cryan (20) (Vice-Chair)
Dawn Marie Addiego (8)
Nia H. Gill (34)
Declan J. O’Scanlon, Jr. (13)
Nicholas J. Sacco (32)

Military and Veterans’ Affairs (SMV)
Vin Gopal (11) (Chair)
Bob Andrzejczak (1) (Vice-Chair)
Christopher J. Connors (9)
Joseph Pennacchio (26)
Shirley K. Turner (15)

State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation (SSG)
James Beach (6) (Chair)
Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) (Vice-Chair)
Chris A. Brown (2)
Brian P. Stack (33)
Samuel D. Thompson (12)

Senate Standing Administrative Committee:
Senate Legislative Oversight (SLO)
Brian P. Stack (33) (Chair)
Loretta Weinberg (37) (Vice -Chair)
Thomas H. Kean, Jr. (21)
Nia H. Gill (34)
Robert W. Singer (30)

The Senate adjourned at 4:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 17, 2019 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).


Bills Introduced:
A4826 Mazzeo,V Prop. Tax Assessment Study Comm.-estab. REF ASL
A4827 McKeon,J Erroneous electronic payment-criminalize REF AFI
A4828 Lopez,Y Resid. automatic pesticide mist sys-proh REF AAN
A4829 Lopez,Y Apprenticeship mentoring prog cert-estab REF ALA
A4830 Lopez,Y/Schaer,G Gov. Urban Scholarship Prog.-extend elig REF AHI
A4831 Lopez,Y/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Sex Harassment training-restaurant emp REF AJU
A4832 Lopez,Y Temp. help svc. firms-regulates, expands REF ALA
A4833 Lopez,Y/Dancer,R Gold Star Family Member-concerns id REF AMV
A4834 Lopez,Y Medicare suppl. insur.-concerns REF AHE
A4835 Lopez,Y/McKeon,J Unbanked,Underbanked Consumers Comm. REF AFI
A4836 Vainieri Huttle,V Family leave info.-req. distribution REF AWC
A4837 Vainieri Huttle,V Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Adv. Council REF AHU
A4838 Tully,P/Swain,L+4 Telecommunication-terminate cert. svc. REF ACO
A4839 Swain,L/Mosquera,G Sex assault, cruise ship-directs PANYNJ REF AWC
A4840 Quijano,A Cat dog welfare, crim case-prov advocate REF AJU
A4841 Pintor Marin,E 2019-2020 budget message-extend deadline REF ABU
A4842 Burzichelli,J Real Estate Installment Contract Act REF AFI
A4843 Wimberly,B High labor-demand industry-degree prog. REF AHI
A4844 Murphy,C/Karabinchak,R Hazing conviction-inelig. St. finan. aid REF AHI
A4845 Mukherji,R/Armato,J Shark fins-proh, cert sale or possession REF AAN
A4846 Mukherji,R Pharm. benf. managers-reg. info. REF AFI
A4847 Mukherji,R/Chiaravalloti,N Contraceptives, reversible-encourage use REF AHU
A4848 Karabinchak,R Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-examine REF AED
A4849 Benson,D/Carter,L Quinn Wilson’s law-stillbirth, tax. cred REF AHU
A4850 Benson,D Pupil transp.-req. sch. bus inspection REF AED
A4851 Benson,D/Caputo,R SHBP, SEHBP health care benf.-req. REF ASL
A4852 Johnson,G Exemp. sales/use tax-cert. nat gas equip REF AST
A4853 Johnson,G Crim homicide, pub worship-concerns REF AJU
A4854 McKeon,J Cybersecurity-devel. awareness materials REF AST
A4855 Jones,P/Kennedy,J+1 EDA memb.- concerns small bus. community REF ACE
A4856 Murphy,C Hunger-Free Student’s Bill of Rights Act REF AED
A4857 Kean,S Crime victim statement-OPRA exempt REF ASL
A4858 Kean,S Sch. bd. memb.-clarifies provision REF AED
A4859 Speight,S/Tucker,C Mun. parking taxes-auth. surcharges REF ABU
A4860 Murphy,C/Dancer,R Communication tech-creates crim. offense REF ARP
A4861 Dancer,R Pub. sch. security off-permits body vest REF AED
A4862 Chiaravalloti,N/McKnight,A Don’t block the box-estab pilot prog. REF ATR
A4863 Dancer,R+1 Crowdfunding theft-upgrades REF AJU
A4864 Howarth,J/Peters,R Child care svc.-permit sch. prop. use REF AWC
A4865 Jasey,M/Vainieri Huttle,V Later school start time-estab pilot prog REF AED
A4866 Jasey,M/Vainieri Huttle,V+1 Opioid antidote emerg. admin.-concerns REF AHI
A4867 Pinkin,N/Lopez,Y Organic waste, landfills-reduction REF AEN
A4868 Murphy,C Limited brewery lic-auth cert activities REF AOF
A4869 Vainieri Huttle,V Surveillance cameras-req. spec. ed class REF AED
A4870 Jasey,M/Zwicker,A St. forms-req. modernization REF AHU
A4871 Moriarty,P+1 Sex orientation change efforts-proh. REF AHE
A4872 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+2 Disability, emp. awareness camp.-estab. REF AHU
A4873 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E Disab. emp. info. webpage-creates REF AHU
A4874 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+1 Model Emp., People w/Disabilities-create REF AHU
A4875 Downey,J/Houghtaling,E+1 Disability emp. trends, gaps-identify REF AHU
A4876 Downey,J Co. welfare agencies-req screening REF AHU
A4877 Downey,J/Zwicker,A Patient gender/sex info-req hosp collect REF AHU
A4878 Kennedy,J/Jasey,M+1 Non-binary gender driv. lic-permits REF ATR
A4879 McKnight,A Sch. dress code-proh. denying admittance REF AED
A4880 Quijano,A/Wimberly,B Civil actions-req. two yr. limitation REF AJU
A4881 Carroll,M/Munoz,N Mail in voter-permit notarized signature REF ASL
A4882 Kennedy,J Accidental disab retir allowance-concern REF AHS
A4883 Armato,J/Lopez,Y+18 Opioid addiction risk-req hosp warn REF AHE
A4884 Giblin,T Pub. movers viol.-revise penal. REF ARP
ACR210 Tully,P/Swain,L Sept. 11 Victims Comp Fund.-urges REF ALP
ACR211 Murphy,C Coverage denial, preexisting cond.-proh. REF AFI
AJR182 Pinkin,N/Schaer,G+1 Tree of Life Remembrance Day-Oct. 27 REF ASL
AR209 Kean,S Dangers of drowning-urges discussion REF AHE
AR210 Chiaravalloti,N/Jasey,M Trump admin transgender policy-condemns REF AHU
AR211 Armato,J/Spearman,W+24 PATH Act-urges Congress pass REF ALA
AR218 Downey,J Fed. gov. shutdown-condemns REF AHU

Concurrent Resolution Passed:
Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor’s State of the State Address.

Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:
S366 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Singleton,T+2 Manufacturing bus, cert.-concerns assist REF ARP
S406 Pennacchio,J/Turner,S+7 Innocence Study and Review Comm.-creates REF AJU
S538 ScaScaSa (3R) Oroho,S/Stack,B+4 Low-income housing-tax exemp. extension REF AHO
S604 Sca (1R) Smith,B Electric power suppliers-concerns lic. REF ATU
S605 Sca (1R) Smith,B Nat. gas suppliers-concerns lic. REF ATU
S688 Ruiz,M/Beach,J+3 Early Innovation Inspiration Sch. Prog. REF AED
S782 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Scutari,N Loss of hand or foot-incr. worker’s comp REF ALA
S1135 Bucco,A.R./Gopal,V+3 Emerg. drug dispensing-concerns REF AHE
S1373 Andrzejczak,B..+1 Home health care agencies-concerns REF AHE
S1576 Cruz-Perez,N/Singleton,T Econ. devel. subsidies, cert.-concerning REF ACE
S1761 Weinberg,L/Singleton,T+3 Address Confidentiality Prog-estab. REF AHE
S2330 ScaSa (2R) Brown,C/Van Drew,J+3 Casino emp. regis.-concerns key emp. lic REF ATG
S2354 Sca (1R) Bucco,A.R. Workers’ comp.-req. for cert. corp. REF ALA
S2454 Madden,F Fabrication, cert.-concerns wage req. REF AAP
S2525 Singleton,T/Cunningham,S+5 Veterans, homeless-prov. legal svcs. REF AMV
S2575 Diegnan,P/Greenstein,L Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-examine REF AED
S2656 Pou,N/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Puerto Rico Comm.-estab. REF ASL
S2753 Sca (1R) Doherty,M/Bateman,C+1 Dogs-allowed, tasting areas of breweries REF AOF
S2804 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Turner,S+3 Eye exam-req. children entering pub. sch REF AED
S2922 Vitale,J/O’Scanlon,D Organ donation/med. examiners-concerns REF AHE
S2992 Sca (1R) Gopal,V/Sarlo,P+3 Horse racing purse subsidies-concerns REF AAP
S3072 Singleton,T/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Sign Fabrication Safety Qual. Assurance REF ACE
S3206 Pou,N/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Unbanked,Underbanked Consumers Comm. REF AFI
S3246 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Singleton,T+4 Pass-through bus. alternative tax-estab. REF AAP
SCR135 Greenstein,L/Bateman,C+1 Pollution-govt. fd. clean-up plastic REF AEN
SCR137 Smith,B/Sarlo,P+5 Plastics recycling marketplace-estab. REF AEN
SCR150 Sca (1R) Bateman,C/Greenstein,L Delaware Riv. Basin wastewater-urges REF AEN
SJR53 Ruiz,M/Turner,S+1 Paraprof Sch Related Personnel Day-desig REF AED
SJR83 Van Drew,J+2 F-35 fighter jets-express support REF AMV
SJR86 Van Drew,J/Singleton,T+5 American Legion-honors on 100th anniv. REF AMV
SJR106 Gopal,V/Corrado,K+2 Law Enforce. Off. Appreciation Day-Jan 9 REF ALP

Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:
S1214 Sca (1R) Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N+2 NJ Land Bank Law
S1435 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Beach,J+1 Viticulture Trail Sign Prog.-creates
S2297 ScaSca (2R) Kean,T/Beach,J Blockchain Initiative Task Force-estab.
S2345 Bucco,A.R./Singleton,T+4 Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope
S2557 Sca (1R) Singleton,T/Oroho,S+1 Prevailing wage-allows stop-work orders
SCR118 Cryan,J/Bateman,C+2 Natural gas pipelines-conform w/NJ reg.

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:
A3742 Conaway,H/Benson,D 911 svc fac-equip w/Next Generation sys FROM AAP

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:
*Effective December 28, 2018
New Jersey State Commission of Investigation:
John A. Hoffman, of Somerset.

The Assembly Republican Leader has made the following appointment:
*Effective January 7, 2019
Commission to Review Constructive Sentences of Life Imprisonment on Juvenile Offenders:
Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (13).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/17/18):
P.L.2018, c.161. S2846 Weinberg,L/Sweeney,S+2 12/19/2018 Ammunition magazines-ability to carry
P.L.2018, c.162. S630 ScaScaAca (3R) Weinberg,L/Kean,T+16 12/20/2018 NJT-oversight, accountability reforms
P.L.2018, c.163. S2531 ScaAca w/GR (3R) Beach,J/Jones,P 12/20/2018 Elections superintendent-concerns office
P.L.2018, c.164. S866 Sca w/GR (2R) Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+2 12/20/2018 Emerg. assist.-extends cert. elig.
P.L.2018, c.165. A4782 Johnson,G/Conaway,H 12/20/2018 Predatory Towing Prev Act-clarification
P.L.2018, c.166. S959 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Greenstein,L+9 12/28/2018 Caregiver Task Force-establishes
P.L.2018, c.167. A1414 AcaSa (2R) McKnight,A/Chiaravalloti,N+12 1/3/2019 Finan. literacy instr.-concerns
P.L.2018, c.168. A4597 Schaer,G/Swain,L+27 1/8/2019 Security aid, nonpub-incr. pupil fding
P.L.2018, c.169. A3906 AcaSa (2R) Quijano,A/Vainieri Huttle,V+10 1/8/2019 Non-profit Security Grant Pilot Prog
P.L.2018, JR-14. SJR84 Van Drew,J/Chaparro,A+3 12/26/2018 Fair Housing Act-50th anniversary

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