NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST

 

for March 10, 2009

 

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Vol. XXI No. 11 213th Legislature $ Second Annual Session

 

 

The Members of both Houses of the 213th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the Annual Budget Message from the Honorable Jon S. Corzine, Governor of the State of New Jersey.

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S21 Codey,R PERS, PFRS-concerns emp contrib

Bills Introduced:

S2708 Ruiz,M Presid. Council-concerns memb. REF SED

S2709 Karrow,M/Pennacchio,J Affordable Housing Council-abolishes REF SCU

S2710 Sacco,N/Rice,R Tenant-devel. application notice req. REF SCU

S2711 Singer,R/Sarlo,P+1 Real prop. assessment-concerns REF SCU

S2712 Madden,F/Bateman,C+1 Farmland preserv. purposes;$27.75M REF SEG

S2713 Beach,J/Van Drew,J+1 Farmland preserv. purposes;$49.65M REF SEG

S2714 Sweeney,S/Karrow,M Nonprofit org., farmland preserv.;$6.45M REF SEG

S2715 Karrow,M/Sweeney,S Farmland preserv.;$11.293M REF SEG

S2716 Madden,F/Van Drew,J Limousine laws-makes sundry changes REF STR

S2717 Van Drew,J Manuf. homes, cert-concern mun svc. fees REF SCU

S2718 Van Drew,J Child car seats-concerns police liab. REF SLP

S2719 Van Drew,J SHBP-concern waiver of coverage REF SSG

S2720 Rice,R Mortgage info.-concerns dissemination REF SCM

S2721 Rice,R Transp.-related infrastructure proj. REF STR

S2722 Oroho,S/O'Toole,K+4 MVC-incr. cert. fees REF STR

S2723 Oroho,S Stable stall rental, cert-excl sales tax REF SEG

S2724 Oroho,S Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-concerns REF SLP

S2725 Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S Judges salary incr.-concerns REF SBA

S2726 Sarlo,P/O'Toole,K MIA-OON flag-concerns display REF SSG

SCR142 O'Toole,K Leg.-limit terms REF SSG

SR118 Whelan,J Rutgers-reinst. cert. athletic teams REF SED

 

Concurrent Resolution Passed:

 

An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted by voice vote.

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A2038 Sca (1R) Gusciora,R/Oliver,S+1 Psych. liens-concerns cert. access REP/SCA

S1003 Madden,F/Baroni,B Organ donations-gross income tax deduct. REP

S1636 Turner,S Child support-concerns REP

S1808 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Vitale,J Psych. liens-concerns cert. access REP/SCA

S2471 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Sweeney,S+11 Patient safety-concerns REP/SCA

 

 

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (contd)

 

S2502 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Kean,T Lung Cancer Research Fd.-estab. REP/SCA

S2550 Sca (1R) Weinberg,L/Codey,R Schedule II drugs-concerns prescribing REP/SCA

SCR65 Connors,C America Cares prog-urge Congress, Pres.. REP

SJR29 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Madden,F+1 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Wk REP/SCA

Bills Referred/SBA:

S1003 Madden,F/Baroni,B Organ donations-gross income tax deduct.

S1636 Turner,S Child support-concerns

S2502 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Kean,T Lung Cancer Research Fd.-estab.

Co-Sponsors Added:

S569 (Rice,R) Thomas P. Canzanella First Resp Prot Act

S1607 Sca (1R) (Stack,B) UEZ Jobs Scholarship Act-estab.

S2711 (Kean,T) Real prop. assessment-concerns

S2712 (Karrow,M) Farmland preserv. purposes;$27.75M

S2713 (Karrow,M) Farmland preserv. purposes;$49.65M

S2722 (Bucco,A; Haines,P; Karrow,M; Pennacchio,J) MVC-incr. cert.

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

S2542 (Redd,D) Housing auth. exec. dir.-concerns

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S2297 (Van Drew,J) Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child

S2502 Sca (1R) (Kean,T) Lung Cancer Research Fd.-estab.

S2542 (Redd,D) Housing auth. exec. dir.-concerns

S2679 (Sweeney,S) Firearm viol.-concerns penal.

The Senate adjourned at 6:31 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March, 16, 2009 (SESSION).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)

Bills Introduced:

A3860 Polistina,V/Amodeo,J Underage gambling-concerns penalty REF ATG

A3861 Polistina,V/Amodeo,J Casinos-investment alternative tax REF ATG

A3862 Spencer,L/Schaer,G Resid. Mortgage Satisfaction Act REF AFI

A3863 DeAngelo,W/Scalera,F Insur. fraud-concerns REF AFI

ACR226 Chiusano,G/McHose,A Econ. Recovery & Middle Class Tax Relief REF ACE

 

Concurrent Resolution Passed:

 

An unnumbered Concurrent Resolution providing for the Legislature to hold a Joint Session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message was adopted by voice vote.

Co-Sponsors Added:

A222 (McHose,A) St. Auditor-expands duties

A290 (McHose,A) Workers comp.-excl. cert. illegal aliens

A622 (McHose,A) Fair Housing Act-concerns

A664 (Van Pelt,D; Rible,D; Love,S; Coyle,D; Amodeo,J) St. Song:"I'm from NJ"

A1688 (Albano,N; Milam,M) Recreational veh. as housing-clarifies

A2897 (Casagrande,C) UEZ Jobs Scholarship Act-estab.

A3128 (McHose,A) Jessica Lunsford Act

A3387 (McHose,A) Vendors, cert.-retain 1% of sales tax

A3427 (McHose,A) Prepared food-prov. sales tax exemp.

A3484 (McHose,A) Zero-Based Budget Act

A3568 (Lampitt,P; Moriarty,P) Bd. of ed. off., emp.-concerns

ACR216 (McHose,A) Housing rights of st. residents-clarify

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

A361 (Wolfe,D) St., co. coll bd of trustees-adds 2 emp.
A3556 (McHose,A) Sex offenders-concerns cert. jobs

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A3370 (Jasey,M) Speech therapy-req. health insur. cover

A3556 (McHose,A) Sex offenders-concerns cert. jobs

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A3607 (Tucker,C) Inmates w/mil. svc.-release w/vet. benf.

AR186 (Chiappone,A) Health Info. Tech. Awareness Day-March 9

Third Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:

 

A186 (Chiappone,A) Prop. assessment appeals-concerns

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3617 (McHose,A) Crimes-concerns expungement

A3726 (Ramos,R) Motor fuel franchisors-concerns

AR185 (Chiappone,A) Natl. Nutrition Mo. in NJ-March 2009

 

Notes to the 03/09/2009 Digest:

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

 

A3816 DeAngelo,W/Schaer,G+1 Resid. Mortgage Lending Act REP without recommendation *NOT* A3818

 

Co-Sponsors Added:

 

A3816 (Vas,J) Resid. Mortgage Lending Ac

The Assembly adjourned at 7:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 12, 2009 (QUORUM/Committee Groups C and D scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:

None

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/09/2009):

None