Here’s What Happened on Thursday In Trenton

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened yesterday, July 13th, under the Gold Dome…the Senate held a voting session and passed S3422 to provide back-pay to state workers impacted by the government shutdown.  The Assembly held a quorum call yesterday and multiple pieces of legislation were introduced, including the state worker’s back-pay bill, sponsored by Assembly members Muioi/Giblin/Mazzeo/Gusciora/Benson; the Assembly has a voting session schedule for July 31st to take up the bill.


SENATE (session)


Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S3422    Sweeney,S/Greenstein,L+2    FY2018 approp-retro. salary pymt, St emp


Bills Introduced:

S3423    Lesniak,R/Greenstein,L+17    Voter Privacy Act   REF SSG


Bills On Emergency Resolution:

S3422    Sweeney,S/Greenstein,L+2    FY2018 approp-retro. salary pymt, St emp  (32-0) (Greenstein)


Bills Passed:

A1661 AcaSa (2R)    Schaer,G/Danielsen,J+2    Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.   (21-9)

S183    Bateman,C    Driv. lic, suspended-clarify restoration   (31-0)

S1731 Aa (1R)    Gordon,R/Allen,D+3    Smoking, pub. places-estab. civil penal.   (28-2)

S3422    Sweeney,S/Greenstein,L+2    FY2018 approp-retro. salary pymt, St emp   (32-0)


Bills Substituted:

A1661 AcaSa (2R)    Schaer,G/Danielsen,J+2    Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.   SUB FOR S3217 (1R)

S3217 Sa (1R)    Cunningham,S    Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.   SUB BY A1661 (2R)


Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

S587    Cunningham,S/Sumter,S+1    Redist-incarcerated person resid address

S3006 Aa (1R)    Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+5    PANYNJ-proh assist, banning US entry


Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

S677 ScaAca (2R)    Rice,R/Turner,S+6    Racial and ethnic impact statement-req.

S806 Aca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+4    Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan



The Senate adjourned at 12:20 P.M. to meet again at a date and time to be announced.


ASSEMBLY (quorum)


Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

A18    Muoio,E/Giblin,T    FY2018 approp-retro. salary pymt, St emp

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

A5131    Wisniewski,J    Beach house, Island Beach St. Park-rent

A5132    Wisniewski,J    St resid prop-Gov proh, no annual approp


Bills Introduced:


A5077    Pintor Marin,E    Health svc. corp.-concerns   REF AJU

A5078    Clifton,R/Vainieri Huttle,V    Overdose Fatality, Near Fatality Review   REF AHE

A5079    Clifton,R    Com. mv-auth. specialty lic. plate   REF ATR

A5080    Rooney,K    Pharmacy benf. mgrs.-restricts practices   REF AFI

A5081    Rooney,K    Vet. preference retro civil svc emp list   REF AMV

A5082    Chiaravalloti,N    Work zone speed enforcement-pilot prog.   REF ATR

A5083    Schaer,G    Higher Ed. Manufacturing Grant Prog.   REF AHI

A5084    Schaer,G    Cancer Research-tax return vol. contrib.   REF AHE

A5085    Schaer,G    Electronic Plan Review Sys.-estab.   REF AHO

A5086    Jasey,M/McKeon,J    Twp. of So. Orange Village-change name   REF ASL

A5087    Karabinchak,R    Devel. proj.-epedite processes   REF ASL

A5088    DeCroce,B    Ret law enforcement off.-carry handgun   REF ALP

A5089    Singleton,T    Nursing svcs, priv. duty-Medicaid reimb.   REF AHE

A5090    Eustace,T    Hepatitis C-health insur. prov. coverage   REF AFI

A5091    Eustace,T    Physicals for cert. students-concerns   REF AED

A5092    Eustace,T    AIDS or HIV-prov drug regimen treatments   REF AFI

A5093    Eustace,T    Electric generation fac.-concerns   REF ATU

A5094    DeAngelo,W/Houghtaling,E    Vet honorably discharged-estab lic plate   REF ATR

A5095    DeAngelo,W/Houghtaling,E    Constr. contracts-req. prompt pymt.   REF ALA

A5096    Quijano,A    Towed mv-MVC estab. registry   REF ATR

A5097    Quijano,A    Victim/witness intimidation-concerns   REF AJU

A5098    Quijano,A    Judges-proh pub home address on internet   REF AJU

A5099    Quijano,A    Tenant credit report- proh. discrim.   REF AHO

A5100    Quijano,A    Defendants, cert.-concerns   REF AJU

A5101    Quijano,A    Emerg. veh.-concerns   REF ALP

A5102    Quijano,A    Higher Ed. Student Assist. Auth. Review   REF AHI

A5103    Quijano,A    Manufacturing bus, cert.-concerns assist   REF ACE

A5104    Eustace,T/Zwicker,A    DEP-proh. amending cert. regulations   REF AEN

A5105    Eustace,T/Zwicker,A    Fed. lands-concerns   REF AEN

A5106    Brown,C/Peterson,E+4    Woman vet. lic. plates-auth.   REF ATR

A5107    Caride,M/Eustace,T    Sch. bus. driv.-display id info.   REF ALP

A5108    Eustace,T/Caride,M    Tuition-free co. coll. scholarship prog.   REF AHI

A5109    Eustace,T    Income share prog.-concerns   REF AHI

A5110    Downey,J/Houghtaling,E    Health insur benf, labor dispute-concern   REF ALA

A5111    Vainieri Huttle,V/Wisniewski,J    Traffic signs maintenance-concerns   REF ATR

A5112    Vainieri Huttle,V/Sumter,S    Campus Sexual Assault-estab. Task Force   REF AHI

A5113    Webber,J    Baked goods sold at farm markets-concern   REF AAN

A5114    Benson,D/Sumter,S    Co corrections officers-estab. comp prog   REF ALP

A5115    Wisniewski,J    St, loc elections-limits on money raised   REF AJ

A5116    Singleton,T    Disabled vet.-concerns prop. tax   REF AMV

A5117    Vainieri Huttle,V/Greenwald,L    Epilepsy meds.-concerns   REF AHE

A5118    Vainieri Huttle,V    Epilepsy-concerns driv. med. review   REF ATR

A5119    Vainieri Huttle,V/Greenwald,L    Epilepsy-concerns outreach efforts   REF AHE

A5120    Land,R/Andrzejczak,B    Juv. offender reentry prog.-coll. devel.   REF AHI

A5121    Land,R/Andrzejczak,B    Emp, regional-coll devel prog meet needs   REF AHI

A5122    Land,R/Andrzejczak,B    Marine Sci. Instit-determine feasibility   REF AHI

A5123    Mukherji,R/Singleton,T    Edison Innovation Sci. and Tech. Fd.   REF AHI

A5124    Space,P/Bucco,A.M.    Workers’ comp. elig.-concerns   REF ALA

A5125    Benson,D/Vainieri Huttle,V    Emp. insur.-concerns availability   REF AHU

A5126    Mazzeo,V/Land,R    Casinos-concerns declared St of emerg.   REF ATG

A5127    Bramnick,J    Annual approp-fine leg, failure to enact   REF ASL

A5130    Space,P/Andrzejczak,B    Farm equip.-concerns right to repair   REF AAN

ACR251    Munoz,N/Clifton,R+1    MV fees-dedicate rev. to transit sys.   REF ATR

ACR252    Greenwald,L/Conaway,H    Health care-estab affordable health care   REF AHE

ACR253    Wisniewski,J    Elections-limit money raised   REF AJU

AJR168    McKeon,J    Drunk & Impaired Driv. Comm.-estab.   REF ALP

AR279    Vainieri Huttle,V/Lampitt,P    Backpacks, heavy-take proactive measures   REF AED

AR280    Danielsen,J+1    Fed. Energy Reg. Comm.-strenuous concern   REF ATU

AR281    Benson,D/Muoio,E+2    Info. Tech. Office-oppose Gov reorg plan   REF ATU

AR282    Pinkin,N/Karabinchak,R    Natl. monument-concerns prot.   REF ARO

AR283    Auth,R/McKeon,J+21    Amtrak svc. disruption-cost recovery   REF AJU


Bills Received from Governor/Absolute Veto:

A4701    Eustace,T/Zwicker,A+6    Greenhouse Gas Initiative-St participate


Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:

A1855    Wimberly,B/Prieto,V+9    Minorities, women-constr. training


Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:

A1661 AcaSa (2R)    Schaer,G/Danielsen,J+2    Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.

A2511 AcsSca (ACS/1R)    Eustace,T/Turner,S+2    Life insur.-concerns

A3433 AcaAaSca (3R)    Greenwald,L/Jones,P+1    Uniform Fiduciary Access Digital Assets


Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:

S183    Bateman,C    Driv. lic, suspended-clarify restoration   REF ALP

S278 ScaSa (2R)    Vitale,J    Ambulatory care fac.-concerns lic.   REF AHE

S2820 ScaSca (2R)    Vitale,J/Addiego,D    Quinn Wilson’s law-stillbirth, tax. cred   REF AAP

S2929    Diegnan,P.J.+1    Jury svc.-concerns comp.   REF AJU

S3212 Sca (1R)    Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N+1    2-1-1 phone sys.-prov. info. to tenants   REF AHO

S3377    Sarlo,P/Scutari,N    Will-concerns powers of appt.   REF AJU

SJR23    Vitale,J/Oroho,S+2    First responder, vol-study stabilization   REF AHS

SJR38 ScaSaSa (3R)    Turner,S/Rice,R+2    St. Commission on Urban Violence-estab.   REF ALP


Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S2485 SaSa (2R)    Diegnan,P.J./Turner,S    Computer science-sch. dist. offer course

S2804 Sca (1R)    Gordon,R/Stack,B+2    First-time Home Buyer Savings Acct. Prog

S3422    Sweeney,S/Greenstein,L+2    FY2018 approp-retro. salary pymt, St emp


The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: *Effective July 7, 2017


Disparity in State Procurement Study Commission:

Assemblywoman Annette Chapparo (33)

Assemblyman Tim Eustace (38)

Assemblyman Jamel C. Holley (20)

Assemblywoman Elizabeth Maher Muoio (15)



 The Assembly adjourned at 5:19 P.M. to meet again on Monday, July 31, 2017 for a session.


Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

S1731 Aa (1R)    Gordon,R/Allen,D+3    Smoking, pub. places-estab. civil penal.


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (7/4/2017):

P.L.2017, c.101.   S956 w/GR (1R)    Gordon,R/Bateman,C+3    7/7/2017    Mun. consolidation-special emerg. approp

P.L.2017, c.102.   A4352 Aca w/GR (2R)    Burzichelli,J/Taliaferro,A+2    7/7/2017    Non-operating sch. dist.-concerns cert.

P.L.2017, c.103.   S1451 Sa (1R)    Ruiz,M/Allen,D    7/13/2017    Special ed decision-available on website

P.L.2017, c.104.   S2059 ScaSca (2R)    Weinberg,L/Vainieri Huttle,V+1    7/13/2017    Fetal death cert.-concerns fed standards

P.L.2017, c.105.   S2348    Ruiz,M/Diegnan,P.J.+32    7/13/2017    Student head injuries-concerns

P.L.2017, c.106.   S2492 ScaAcaAaAa (4R)    Gordon,R/O’Toole,K+12    7/13/2017    Voting participation right-enhance resid

P.L.2017, c.107.   S2878    Vitale,J/Codey,R+2    7/13/2017    Health care facilities-share cert space

P.L.2017, c.108.   A374 Sca (1R)    Auth,R/Prieto,V+21    7/13/2017    Duplicate driv. lic, id cards-concerns

P.L.2017, c.109.   A2181    Caride,M/Schaer,G    7/13/2017    Pedestrian bridges-concerns

P.L.2017, c.110.   A2690 AcaAa (2R)    Johnson,G/Rible,D+7    7/13/2017    Law enforcement off-handgun carry permit

P.L.2017, c.111.   A4334 Aa (1R)    Conaway,H/Pinkin,N    7/13/2017    Pymt. alternative models-DOH reg.

P.L.2017, c.112.   A4350 Aca (1R)    Eustace,T/Karabinchak,R    7/13/2017    Sewage disposal sys.-concerns cert. req.

P.L.2017, c.113.   A4583    Zwicker,A/Conaway,H+19    7/13/2017    Hist. preserv. proj.-prov capital grants

P.L.2017, c.114.   S3239 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Whelan,J+1    7/13/2017    John R Elliott HERO Campaign Way

P.L.2017, c.115.   A4999    Taliaferro,A/DiMaio,J    7/13/2017    John D. Burzichelli Bridge-desig. Rt.44

P.L.2017, JR-8.   SJR50 Aca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+2    7/13/2017    Genocide Awareness Mo.-desig. April

P.L.2017, JR-9.   SJR62    Codey,R/Eustace,T+3    7/13/2017    Mental Health Awareness Mo.-desig. May

P.L.2017, JR-10.   AJR27    Muoio,E/Gusciora,R+4    7/13/2017    Asthma Awareness Mo.-desig. May

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