Legislative Action: Here’s What Happened In Trenton On Monday

The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what happened in Trenton on Monday (March 13th):

Nominations Notice of Intention:

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Caroline A. Oliveira, of Mendham.

 

Nominations Reported from Committee:

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION:

Sean M. Dillon, of Closter.

Brian E. Eyerman, of Maywood.

Phillip A. LaPorta, of Rutherford.

 

TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Amy E. Lefkowitz, of Fair Lawn.

Nicholas Ostuni, Sr., of Oradell.

Marc D. Ramundo, of Ho-Ho-Kus.

Anthony R. Suarez, of Ridgefield.

Demetrica Todd-Ruiz, of Pittsgrove.

Dalya Youssef, Esq., of Somerset.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY – BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Madeline Urbish, of Lambertville, to replace Robert Altman.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES FINANCING AUTHORITY:

Sam Maddali, of Bernardsville, to replace Dr. Munr Kazmir.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

John F. Capo, of Totowa, to replace Michael Capelli.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

Gail Gordon, of Fair Lawn, to replace Robert Yudin.

Thomas Mullahey, of Rutherford, to replace Arthur Kapoor.

Eric Pennington, of Newark, to replace Michael Neglia.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTHORITY:

Francisco Maldonado-Ramirez, Esq., of Highland Park, to replace Raymond Pocino.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY – BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Christopher Lopez, of Oakland, to replace Vincent Colman.

Albert Nieves, of Wood-Ridge, to replace Gary Montroy.

 

TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Frank Del Vecchio, of Ridgewood, to replace Sam Plumeri.

 

TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Tali Epstein, of Edison.

Robert D. Herman, of Mays Landing.

Rebecca C. Lafferty, of Mays Landing.

Nicole Minutoli, of Hamilton.

 

Bills Introduced:

 

S3710 Steinhardt,D Critical infrastructure-proh any company of foreign adversary from participating REF SLP

S3711 Gopal,V Paratransit Services Improvement Act-revises; $6M from NJT to DHS REF STR

S3712 Gopal,V Stephanie’s Law-req AOC to estab publicly-accessible domestic violence registry REF SJU

S3713 Gopal,V Domestic violence victim-req law enforcement officer conduct danger assessment REF

SJU S3714 Gopal,V Disclosure and Accountability Transparency Act-estab Office of Data Protection REF SCM

S3715 Turner,S Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act-concerns, harassment, intimidation, or bullying REF SED

S3716 Cryan,J Tax sale law-concerns actions to foreclose right to redeem tax sale certificate REF SCU

S3717 Singleton,T Workplace Readiness Week-estab; req labor rights info included, minors database REF SED

S3718 Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P Health benefits requirements-modify under certain economic development programs REF SEG

S3719 Ruiz,M Right of person to marry or enter into civil union with person of any race-estab REF SJU

S3720 Ruiz,M/Cruz-Perez,N Domestic violence statutes-expands to encompass minors aged 16 and older REF SJU

S3721 Ruiz,M Deaf & hard of hearing-req DOH collect cert data, share with cert departments REF SHH

S3722 Gopal,V/Greenstein,L+1 Small businesses, tax credits-provide to offset increases in UI contributions REF SLA

S3723 Smith,B Electric Vehicle Battery Management Act-concerns REF SEN

S3724 Ruiz,M/Sarlo,P Tuition aid grant, summer-authorize Higher Ed Student Assistance Authority award REF SBA

SJR121 Ruiz,M Period Poverty Awareness Week-establishes last full week of May REF SHH

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

ACR140 Park,E/Jaffer,S+8 Korean veterans of Vietnam War-honors REP

S52 Corrado,K/Pou,N+8 Veteran, homeless shelters-establish grant program REP

S683 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Durr,E+2 Veterans-prov. free admission to St parks/forests/historic sites on Veterans Day REP/SCA

S1318 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N Vet., wartime service-connected disability-incr & annual adjustment in allowance REP/SCA

S3558 Smith,B/Scutari,N JRS member, deferred retir-permit to request reactivation of suspended annuities REP

S3589 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Corrado,K Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson-SOS Vet Unmet Needs Fund;$500K REP/SCA

S3698 Singleton,T/Connors,C+1 PFRS memb in federal/State military service-provide disability or death benefits REP

S3699 Sca (1R) Zwicker,A/Cruz-Perez,N Mortgage loan counseling-requires DMVA provide under certain circumstances REP/SCA

SCR110 Sca (1R) Johnson,G Korean veterans of Vietnam War-honors REP/SCA

 

Bills Referred/SBA:

 

S52 Corrado,K/Pou,N+8 Veteran, homeless shelters-establish grant program

S683 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Durr,E+2 Veterans-prov. free admission to St parks/forests/historic sites on Veterans Day

S1318 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Cruz-Perez,N Vet., wartime service-connected disability-incr & annual adjustment in allowance

S3589 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Corrado,K Catholic Charities, Diocese of Paterson-SOS Vet Unmet Needs Fund;$500K

S3698 Singleton,T/Connors,C+1 PFRS memb in federal/State military service-provide disability or death benefits

S3699 Sca (1R) Zwicker,A/Cruz-Perez,N Mortgage loan counseling-requires DMVA provide under certain circumstances

 

The Senate adjourned at 5:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 16, 2023 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).

 

ASSEMBLY ACTION

 

The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, March 16, 2023 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “C” and “D” scheduled to meet).

 

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

 

None

 

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/9/2023):

 

P.L.2023, c.17. A2493 DeAngelo,W/Tucker,C+11 3/10/2023 Veteran, indigent & veteran status-defines for interment purposes

P.L.2023, c.18. A2722 AcaSca (2R) Matsikoudis,M/Sauickie,A+16 3/10/2023 Nurse, licensed-veteran receive credit upon completing military medical training

P.L.2023, c.19. S297 Sca (1R) Greenstein,L/Madden,F+6 3/13/2023 Cybersecurity incident-req pub agency report to Homeland Security & Preparedness

P.L.2023, c.20. S428 Aca (1R) Smith,B/Oroho,S+12 3/13/2023 Right to Farm Act-extends protections to certain aquaculture activities

P.L.2023, c.21. S743 Sa (1R) Lagana,J/Johnson,G+11 3/13/2023 E-ZPass website-req publication of certain information related to toll discounts P.L.2023, c.22. S2709 Cruz-Perez,N/Singer,R 3/13/2023 Alternate deputy registrars-permits appointment of additional

P.L.2023, c.23. S3124 Diegnan,P/Benson,D 3/13/2023 DOT grant program, supply chain shortage-changes definition of eligible contract

P.L.2023, c.24. A256 AcaAcaSa (3R) Munoz,N/DeFuccio,D+7 3/13/2023 Surgical smoke-req. health care fac prevent exposure via smoke evacuation system

P.L.2023, JR-2. AJR171 Aca (1R) Mosquera,G/Lampitt,P+8 3/13/2023 Week of the Young Child-permanently designates first full week in April

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