Gun Safety Veto Override, School Bus Safety Sensors, New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program & Help for Sandy Victims Highlight Thursday Assembly Session

Detective Vincent Santiago’s Law, Full-Day Kindergarten, MVP Alert System, Combating Telemarketing Fraud, Environmental Protections, Sickle Cell Disease & Down Syndrome Care & Jobs & Health Care for Veterans Also on Tap

(TRENTON) – The Assembly will meet Thursday to vote to override Gov. Christie’s veto of legislation to require notification of local law enforcement before expungement of mental health records of prospective firearms purchasers.
It will consider, among other bills, legislation to require safety sensors on school buses, establish a retirement savings program for all workers in New Jersey and establish temporary mortgage relief programs for property owners impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
The session is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and will be streamed live at:
http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
Bill No. Sponsor Description
A-447 Jasey, Mila M.
/DeCroce, BettyLou
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/Singleton, Troy Establishes task force to study issues related to the establishment of full-day kindergarten.
A-449

Green, Jerry Establishes criminal penalties for operating or participating in pyramid promotional schemes.
A-801 AcaAa w/GR Coughlin, Craig J.
/Wisniewski, John S.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Vitale, Joseph F.
/Sacco, Nicholas J. Directs New Jersey Turnpike Authority and South Jersey Transportation Authority to study and report on potential revenue generating services of rest areas and service plazas.
A-964 Aca Singleton, Troy
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Watson Coleman, Bonnie
/Quijano, Annette
/Coughlin, Craig J. Requires certain bidders for prevailing wage public work to provide proof that the prevailing wage will be paid.
A-965 w/GR

A-986 Aca Singleton, Troy
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Simon, Donna M.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Schaer, Gary S.
/Watson Coleman, Bonnie
/Garcia, Carmelo G.

Andrzejczak, Bob
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Danielsen, Joe Requires Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to review construction work on public utilities.

Establishes telemarketing fraud investigation unit.
A-1046 Aca Schaer, Gary S.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent Authorizes wiretap orders for investigation of luring or enticing a child, identity theft, stalking and cyber-harassment under certain circumstances.
A-1455 Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Mukherji, Raj Abigail’s Law; requires that newly-manufactured school buses be equipped with sensors.
A-1468 Aca w/GR Diegnan, Patrick J.
/Watson Coleman, Bonnie
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Caride, Marlene
/Barnes, Peter J.
/Ruiz, M. Teresa Requires DOE to review Core Curriculum Content Standards to ensure they incorporate standards regarding engineering where appropriate.
A-1726 Aca w/GR Eustace, Tim
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Gordon, Robert M. Amends “Flood Hazard Area Control Act” to require DEP to take certain actions concerning delineations of flood hazard areas and floodplains.
A-1873 Aa Burzichelli, John J.
/Schaer, Gary S.
/Wimberly, Benjie E. The “Real Estate Installment Contract Act.”
A-2352 Gusciora, Reed
/Wisniewski, John S.
/Benson, Daniel R. Establishes penalty for unlawfully using parking placard issued to person with qualifying disability.
A-2598 Aa Singleton, Troy Revises certain aspects of the New Jersey Individual Development Account Program.
A-3043 Space, Parker
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/McHose, Alison Littell
/Egan, Joseph V. Concerns authority of DOLWD to inspect prevailing wage public work projects.
A-3044 Aa Space, Parker
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/McHose, Alison Littell
/Egan, Joseph V. Requires Commissioner of DOLWD to disseminate certain information to contractors who bid on or perform prevailing wage public work.
A-3052 AcaAcaSca Mazzeo, Vincent
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Bucco, Anthony R.
/Whelan, Jim Concerns property taxes due and owing on real property damaged or destroyed during, or as the result of, a natural disaster when a state of emergency is declared by the Governor.
A-3125 AcaAaAa Caride, Marlene
/Eustace, Tim
/Kean, Sean T.
/Dancer, Ronald S. Prohibits knowingly selling or planting certain invasive plant species.
A-3228 AcaAa Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Garcia, Carmelo G. Requires sober living homes and other substance abuse aftercare treatment facilities to provide certain notifications to next-of-kin when patient is released from care; designated as “Nick Rohdes’ Law.”
A-3356 Conaway, Herb
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Establishes central registry for sickle cell trait diagnoses; provides for informational outreach and genetic counseling.
A-3393 Aca w/GR Spencer, L. Grace
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Caputo, Ralph R.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Rice, Ronald L.
/Ruiz, M. Teresa Permits Newark to use rental car tax proceeds over three-year period to help reduce its “cash deficit for preceding year” appropriation and operational deficit.
A-3435 AcaSca w/GR Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mainor, Charles
/Eustace, Tim
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Stack, Brian P.
/Gordon, Robert M. “Boys & Girls Clubs Keystone Law”; permits minors to give consent for behavioral health care.
A-3507 Sa Eustace, Tim
/Webber, Jay
/Munoz, Nancy F.
/Schepisi, Holly
/Rumana, Scott T.
/Gordon, Robert M.
/Sarlo, Paul A. Amends law concerning county and municipal stream cleaning activities.
A-3624/
3681 AcsAca Watson Coleman, Bonnie
/Singleton, Troy
/Schaer, Gary S.
/Gusciora, Reed
/Lagana, Joseph A. Prohibits award of State contracts and development subsidies to inverted domestic corporations.
A-3749 Sa Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Mukherji, Raj
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Beach, James
/Allen, Diane B. Establishes program to provide assistance to qualified veterans in in-patient and out-patient treatment programs to travel to medical counseling in State.
A-3760 Aca Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Munoz, Nancy F. Revises procedures for processing incomplete Medicaid applications; exempts asset transfers of up to $500 per month during look back period for determining eligibility for long-term care services.
A-3849 AcaAaAaSca DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Eustace, Tim
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Turner, Shirley K.
/Singer, Robert W. Requires BPU to provide links to pricing information to customers from electric and gas public utilities, and third-party electric power and gas suppliers.
A-4094 Aca Conaway, Herb
/Singleton, Troy
/Wimberly, Benjie E. Permits administration of epinephrine auto-injector device by persons who complete approved educational program.
A-4105 Aca Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Mainor, Charles
/Mukherji, Raj
/O’Donnell, Jason
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Rible, David P.
/Bucco, Anthony M. Expands scope of law governing registration of security guards; designated as ” Detective Vincent Santiago’s Law.”
A-4139 AcsAa Schaer, Gary S.
/Mazzeo, Vincent
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Mukherji, Raj
/Quijano, Annette Establishes temporary mortgage relief programs for certain owners of real property impacted by “Superstorm Sandy.”
A-4233 Jasey, Mila M.
/McKeon, John F.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mukherji, Raj Provides Medicaid coverage for advance care planning.
A-4275 AcaAca Prieto, Vincent
/Eustace, Tim
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Greenwald, Louis D.
/Quijano, Annette
/Danielsen, Joe
/Mukherji, Raj “New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Act”; establishes retirement savings program for certain workers.
A-4384 DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Danielsen, Joe Requires BPU to render decision on case within 12 months of final public hearing or hold another public hearing prior to deciding case.
A-4420 Mazzeo, Vincent
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Lampitt, Pamela R. Requires certain notifications for termination of services to persons with developmental disabilities and providers.
A-4476 Aca w/GR Conaway, Herb
/Codey, Richard J. Requires certain surgical practices and ambulatory care facilities licensed in this State to be owned by hospital or medical school located in the State.
A-4552 Coughlin, Craig J.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Spencer, L. Grace
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher Allows installment payments for senior and disabled property taxpayers to repay overpayments of homestead credits and homestead property tax reimbursements.
A-4560 Aca Gusciora, Reed
/McKeon, John F.
/Oliver, Sheila Y.
/Caride, Marlene Permits persons convicted of driving with suspended license to be sentenced to labor assistance program.
A-4567 Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Spencer, L. Grace Prohibits certain school districts under State intervention from leasing building if purchase price would be less than total costs of lease.
A-4686 Mainor, Charles
/Tucker, Cleopatra G. Permits cosmetologist-hairstylists to operate mobile facilities to provide services.
A-4714

ACR-251

AJR-115
Lampitt, Pamela R.

Prieto, Vincent
/Greenwald, Louis D.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.

Schaer, Gary S.
/Eustace, Tim
/Benson, Daniel R.
Limits liability of caregivers when facilitating normalcy for children in foster care.

Provides Senate and General Assembly will join appeals filed by President of Senate and Speaker of General Assembly challenging use of invalid job banding rule by N.J. Civil Service Commission.

Creates the “New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force.”

AR-220 Aca

AR-236 Rumpf, Brian E.
/Gove, DiAnne C.

Eustace, Tim
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G. Opposes seismic blasting in Atlantic Ocean near Barnegat Bay.

Urges counties and municipalities to enact “Stigma-Free Zone” resolutions to reduce stigma of mental illness.
S-475 Sca
(A-3233 Aca)

S-650
(A-2408)
Madden, Fred H.
/Sweeney, Stephen M.
(Mosquera, Gabriela M.
/Webber, Jay)

Doherty, Michael J.
/Beach, James
(DiMaio, John
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Peterson, Erik
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.)

Requires certain information regarding Down syndrome be provided to certain parents and families.

Designates State Route 173 between Clinton and Phillipsburg as “173rd Airborne Brigade Highway.”

S-835 Sca
(A-1972 Aca)
Norcross, Donald
/Bateman, Christopher
(Riley, Celeste M.
/Wilson, Gilbert L.
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
Danielsen, Joe) Enhances penalties for false incrimination and making fictitious reports.

S-854 w/GR

S-1346 Sa
(A-3837)
Vitale, Joseph F.
/Greenstein, Linda R.
/Quijano, Annette
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Pinkin, Nancy J.
/Wimberly, Benjie E.

Rice, Ronald L.
(Coughlin, Craig J.
/Garcia, Carmelo G.
/Rodriguez-Gregg, Maria
/Pintor Marin, Eliana
/Jasey, Mila M.)
Requires that certain health care facilities be generator ready; allows health care facilities to qualify for NJEDA loans for cost of generators.

Concerns the recording of mortgages.

S-1594 ScaAca
(A-4044 Aca)

S-1961 ScaScaAca
(A-4111) Turner, Shirley K.
(Peterson, Erik
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Rible, David P.
/Jasey, Mila M.)

Codey, Richard J.
(McKeon, John F.
/Fuentes, Angel
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie) Requires a public school district to provide a daily recess period for students in grades kindergarten through 5.

Establishes certain minimum and maximum temperatures in emergency shelters, rooming and boarding houses, and certain nursing homes and residential health care facilities.
S-2145
(A-631)

S-2360
override
Van Drew, Jeff
/Madden, Fred H. (Moriarty, Paul D.
/Burzichelli, John J.
/Tucker, Cleopatra G.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.
/Danielsen, Joe
/Mukherji, Raj)

Madden, Fred H.
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Bramnick, Jon M.
/Danielsen, Joe
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Jimenez, Angelica M. Authorizes hiring preference for veterans in non-civil service jurisdictions.

Requires notification of local law enforcement prior to expungement of certain mental health records of prospective firearms purchasers.
S-2453 Sca
(A-3805 Aca) Weinberg, Loretta
/Allen, Diane B.
(Burzichelli, John J.
/Singleton, Troy) Requires earlier mandatory polling hours for school elections; requires discretionary additional polling hours be consistent with current primary and general elections.
S-2523 Aca
(A-3917 Aca) Gill, Nia H.
/Greenstein, Linda R.
(Benson, Daniel R.
/DeAngelo, Wayne P.) Permits municipalities and municipal parking authorities to create Senior Citizen Priority Parking Program.
S-2668 Scs
(A-4270) Beach, James
/Madden, Fred H.
(Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Benson, Daniel R.
/Spencer, L. Grace
/Wimberly, Benjie E.
/Mosquera, Gabriela M.) Establishes “MVP Emergency Alert System” for missing persons with mental, intellectual, or developmental disabilities.
S-3004 Aca
(A-4685) Cunningham, Sandra B.
/Van Drew, Jeff
(Andrzejczak, Bob
/Johnson, Gordon M.
/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher) Permits municipality with UEZ to participate in Downtown Business Improvement Zone Loan Fund.
S-3117
(A-4781) Gordon, Robert M.
/Bateman, Christopher
/Sweeney, Stephen M.
/Kean, Thomas H. (Vainieri Huttle, Valerie
/Eustace, Tim
/Gusciora, Reed
/Lampitt, Pamela R.
/Angelini, Mary Pat) Prohibits Division of Developmental Disabilities from compelling transfers of individuals with developmental disabilities from out-of-State to in-State facilities unless certain exceptions apply.
SCR-125
(ACR-189) Sweeney, Stephen M.
/Smith, Bob
/Barnes, Peter J. (McKeon, John F.
/Lagana, Joseph A.
/Gusciora, Reed
/Pinkin, Nancy J.) Determines that proposed DEP rules and regulations repealing rules and regulations concerning State participation in greenhouse gas cap and trade programs are inconsistent with legislative intent. A-1698 w/GR Wisniewski, John S.
/Green, Jerry
/Jasey, Mila M.
/Sumter, Shavonda E.
/Whelan, Jim
/Stack, Brian P. Requires fire suppression systems in new single and two family homes.
A-3421 AcaSa w/GR Dancer, Ronald S.
/Mukherji, Raj
/Singer, Robert W. Revises the “Self-Funded Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement Regulation Act.”
S-2234 w/GR Thompson, Samuel D.
/Van Drew, Jeff
/Giblin, Thomas P.
/Clifton, Robert D.
/O’Donnell, Jason Abolishes Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board in the Department of Environmental Protection and transfers regulation of landscape irrigation contractors to Department of Community Affairs.
S-2784 Sca w/GR Van Drew, Jeff
/Whelan, Jim
/Andrzejczak, Bob
/Johnson, Gordon M. Provides partial exemption and maximum sales and use tax imposition amount for sales and uses of boats and vessels; establishes grace period for use tax imposition on certain boats and vessels used by resident purchasers.