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Vol. XIII No. 20 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

Senator C.Louis Bassano of the of the 21st Legislative District has resigned effective

April 16, 2001.



Assemblyman Kevin J. O'Toole of the 21st Legislative District has resigned effective

May 3, 2001.



Kevin J. O'Toole was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 21st Legislative District.



SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD ON CARNIVAL AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY:

William H. Gehlhaus, Esq., of Atlantic Highlands, to replace William J. Erwin, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

William G. Hyncik, Jr., of Skillman.

Donald F. Kessler, of North Brunswick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY:

Rita Mack, of Linwood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Lucia M. McCabe, of Absecon.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS:

Thomas J. Demcsak, of Fair Haven, to replace Edward O'Hara.

Joseph Schooley, of Cherry Hill.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

George N. Nyikita, of Edgewater Park.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CAPE MAY COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

William R. Wilsey, of Petersburg.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS IN CHILDREN RELIEF FUND COMMISSION:

Janice Prontnicki, M.D., of Mountainside, to replace Sudha S. Parikh, resigned.

Kelly Rosso Leight, Esq., of Short Hills, to replace Cynthia Povich, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON ARMED FORCES AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS:

Philip E. Haines, Esq., of Mount Holly.





Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON UNDOCUMENTED ALIENS:

David Johnson, of North Bergen.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Joseph B. Bellina, of Yardville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE:

Harry D. Morey, Jr., of Bayville.

Daniel J. Kenny, of Randolph.

John L. Gluck, of Pine Beach.

Nicholas R. Demauro, of East Windsor.

Joseph P. Miele, Esq., of Far Hills.

Robert A. Rodriguez, of Mount Laurel.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HUDSON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

O. Vincent Giusto, of Weehawken, to replace Frank M. Alonso.

Robert G. Doria, of Bayonne.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LAKE HOPATCONG COMMISSION:

Anthony Albanese, of Lawrenceville.

Samuel C. Hoagland, III, of Hopatcong.

Lorraine C. Lees, of Lake Hopatcong.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MASSAGE, BODYWORK AND SOMATIC THERAPY EXAMINING COMMITTEE:

Deborah Overholt, of Riverton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

Harvey Robert Gross, M.D., of Teaneck.

Sophie Kauchak, of Fanwood, to replace Marianne McConnell, Esq.

Scott K. Seelagy, Esq., of Sparta, to replace Kathryn Philipp Ladd, resigned.

Jose Pinal, M.D., of Weehawken.

Lawrence L. Livornese, M.D., of Martinsville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Anthony Crecco, of East Hanover.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CEMETERY BOARD:

June Nikola, of Colts Neck.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CULTURAL TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Curtis J. Bashaw, of Cape May.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Peter M. Cistaro, of Boonton, to replace Oswald L. Cano, resigned.



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

Joseph J. Plumeri, II, of Scotch Plains.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF MEDIATION:

Thomas Lazzio, of Paterson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Marianne E. Rhodes, of Red Bank.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NORTH JERSEY DISTRICT WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION:

Charles P. Shotmeyer, of Franklin Lakes.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARK COMMISSION:

James E. Hanson, II, of Bernardsville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PERFUSIONISTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Benjamin N. Debenedetto, of Pennington.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RICHARD STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE-BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Honorable Gerald Weinstein, J.C.S., of Margate.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SALEM COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Joseph Davenport, of Salem.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

Neva R. Moore, of Tabernacle, to replace Abbott Lee.

John A. Hargreaves, III, of Whitehouse Station, to replace Steven Jany.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY:

Gary R. Savender, of Yardville.

Karen Wilk, of Wanaque.

Tae-Soo Chung, M.D., of Denville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS:

James D. Kelly, Esq., of Waldwick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SUSSEX COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Bernard (Bob) R. Mitchell, of Sparta.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE TIDELANDS RESOURCE COUNCIL:

Jay A. Davidson, of Brick.

Richard M. Hale, of Edison.

George J. Kimmerle, of Mendham Township, to replace Kenneth G. Messina, resigned.

Frank M. McDonough, Esq., of Oakhurst.

William R. Parsons, of Delran.

Mary Pat Robbie, of Marlton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNION COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Christine M. Nugent, Esq., of Westfield.



TO BE A WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGE:

Arnold Buddy Goldman, of Lakewood.



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



SR2 Gormley,W/Lynch,J Impeachment of Verniero-sense of Senate



Bills Introduced:



S2335 Cafiero,J/Kosco,L Fed. and priv. grants-creates office REF SCU

S2336 Bryant,W Medicaid reimb., qual. health ctrs.;$5M REF SHH

S2337 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+1 Firearms, 1,000 ft pub or priv sch-proh. REF SCU

S2338 Cafiero,J/Palaia,J Open-air structure-enclose w/o permit REF SEN

S2339 Matheussen,J Monroe Twp., water study;$100K REF SEN

S2340 Matheussen,J/Kosco,L Honorably discharged memb.-tax deduction REF SSV

S2341 Allen,D Psych fac.-elim cert. liens/finan. liab. REF SSV

S2342 Inverso,P/Zane,R Convicted person prop.-concerns sale REF SJU

S2343 Cafiero,J/Sinagra,J Nurse recruitment prog. & ed.-creates REF SHH

S2344 Connors,L Pine Lake Dam, Manchester Twp.;$100K REF SEN

S2345 McNamara,H Env. cleanup laws-statute of limitations REF SEN

S2346 McNamara,H Tidelands grants and leases-concerns REF SEN

S2347 Bucco,A/Kosco,L DNA id-elim time limitation, cert. crime REF SJU

S2348 Singer,R Medicaid reimb-incr assisted living prov REF SSV

S2349 Inverso,P/Littell,R+23 WWII Vets Mem., St;$1M REF SBA

SR105 Connors,L Brigantine Wilderness Area-closing REF SEN

SR106 Kyrillos,J/Cafiero,J Beach renourishment proj.-fed. funding REF SEN









Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



S249 Sca w/GR (2R) Bennett,J+2 Special sch. elec.-req. cert. notices (37-0)

S1382 Sca w/GR (2R) Martin,R+3 Secured transactions-concerns (37-0)



Bills Passed:



A651 Gibson,J/Asselta,N+1 Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K (32-1)

A1330 Sca (1R) Augustine,A/Azzolina,J+5 Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf. (37-0)

A1336 Sa (1R) Augustine,A/Asselta,N+6 Somalia participants-extend vet. status (37-0)

A1994 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+3 Animal org., no-kill;$45K (34-0)

A2807 Aca (1R) Smith,T/Arnone,M+6 Co. bd of recreation comm.-incr. memb. (37-0)

A2930 Smith,T/Kelly,J+16 Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant (37-0)

S264 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Robertson,N+8 Firefighter/first aid memb-free day care (37-0)

S334 Sca (1R) Rice,R Govt. Unit Prot Act-eligible collateral (37-0)

S464 Scs (SCS) Singer,R/Robertson,N Assisted living fac.-10% Medicaid-elig. (34-0)

S636 Matheussen,J Dental plan org.-concerns cert benf. (28-3)

S687 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Allen,D+1 Distinguished Flying Cross-lic. plate (37-0)

S787 Sinagra,J Foot care svcs.-defines (37-0)

S934 Sca w/GR (2R) Ciesla,A/Singer,R+5 Cancer registry, St.-concerns (37-0)

S980 Allen,D/Bark,M Mt. Holly Gardens Community Ctr Inc;$20K (34-0)

S1015 Bucco,A/Palaia,J+4 Student's disciplinary records-transfer (37-0)

S1097 Matheussen,J/Kyrillos,J Fire dist. budgets-concerns (37-0)

S1106 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Bucco,A Pub. health priority funding-concerns (35-1)

S1560 Bark,M Dead deer-transport in covered veh. (37-0)

S1607 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Vitale,J+4 Contaminated sites-concerns (37-0)

S1616 Sa (1R) Robertson,N/Bucco,A+8 Internet used in stalking-crime (37-0)

S1921 Sca (1R) Kosco,L/Sinagra,J+6 Breast cancer awareness campaign;$90K (33-0)

S1922 Kosco,L/Sinagra,J+6 Breast Cancer Awareness Proj.;$75K (37-0)

S1978 Cardinale,G/Bucco,A Finan. instit.-concerns record retention (36-0)

S1997 Allen,D Vet. memorial-Willingboro Twp.;$25K (33-0)

S2009 Inverso,P/Robertson,N+1 Prop. tax bills-concerns info. (37-0)

S2050 Ciesla,A/Codey,R St contract claims-prejudgement interest (37-0)

S2153 Zane,R Firearm laws pamphlet-dealers distribute (37-0)

S2165 Zane,R East Greenwich Twp.-vet. mem.;$40K (37-0)

SJR17 Turner,S Mercer Co. Vet. Mem. Hwy.-desig. Rt. 129 (35-0)

SR2 Gormley,W/Lynch,J Impeachment of Verniero-sense of Senate (37-1)

SR59 Kyrillos,J Hazlet post office-urges constr. (Voice)

SR64 Allen,D/DiFrancesco,D Juneteenth celebration-June 19 (Voice)

SR77 Bennett,J/Sinagra,J Stachybotrys atra infestations-prov info (Voice)



Bills Substituted:



A651 Gibson,J/Asselta,N+1 Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K SUB FOR S1460

A1330 Sca (1R) Augustine,A/Azzolina,J+5 Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf. SUB FOR S1894 (1R)

A1336 Sa (1R) Augustine,A/Asselta,N+6 Somalia participants-extend vet. status SUB FOR S1149 (1R)

A1994 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+3 Animal org., no-kill;$45K SUB FOR S1143 (1R)

A2807 Aca (1R) Smith,T/Arnone,M+6 Co. bd of recreation comm.-incr. memb. SUB FOR S1889 (1R)

A2930 Smith,T/Kelly,J+16 Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant SUB FOR S1834

S1143 Sa (1R) Inverso,P Animal org., no-kill;$45K SUB BY A1994 (1R)

S1149 Sa (1R) Cafiero,J/Bucco,A+2 Somalia participants-extend vet. status SUB BY A1336 (1R)

S1460 Cafiero,J Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K SUB BY A651

S1834 Gormley,W/DiFrancesco,D+9 Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant SUB BY A2930

S1889 Sca (1R) Palaia,J Co. bd of recreation comm.-incr. memb. SUB BY A2807 (1R)

S1894 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf. SUB BY A1330 (1R)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) Geist,G/Collins,J+14 Govt. records-prov. pub. access (33-0) (Martin)

A1336 Sa (1R) Augustine,A/Asselta,N+6 Somalia participants-extend vet. status (36-0) (Cafiero)

S2003 Sa (1R) Martin,R/Baer,B Govt. records-prov. pub. access (34-0) (Martin)









Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



S1114/A501 Ss (SS) Vitale,J/Furnari,G+2 Assault by an animal-estab. crime (36-0) (Vitale)



Bills Transferred:



S2095 Inverso,P/Allen,D Social Svcs. for the Homeless grant;$6M FROM SSV TO SBA



Bills Combined:



A501 Green,J/Gregg,G+22 Assault by an animal-estab. crime COMB/W S1114



Co-Sponsors Added:



S179 (Lesniak,R)

S264 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J; Vitale,J)

S281 (Kosco,L)

S298 (Lesniak,R)

S655 ScaSa (2R) (Allen,D)

S687 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J)

S934 Sca w/GR (2R) (Allen,D)

S971 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J)

S1015 (Allen,D; Cafiero,J; Matheussen,J)

S1101 (Lesniak,R)

S1114/A501 Ss (SS) (Baer,B)

S1149 Sa (1R) (Turner,S)

S1288 (Vitale,J; Turner,S)

S1333/722 Scs (SCS) (Sinagra,J; Kosco,L; Zane,R)

S1423 (Lynch,J; Matheussen,J)

S1498 (Lesniak,R)

S1546 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H)

S1833/189 ScsSca (SCS/1R) (Cafiero,J)

S1929 (Zane,R)

S2009 (Matheussen,J)

S2104 (Lesniak,R)

S2118 (Bryant,W)

S2139 (Lesniak,R; Ciesla,A)

S2172 (McNamara,H)

S2247 (Lesniak,R)

S2281 (Bucco,A)

S2314 (Bennett,J)

S2337 (Bennett,J)

S2349 (Cafiero,J; Kenny,B; Zane,R; Connors,L; McNamara,H; Schluter,W; Kavanaugh,W; Bark,M; Singer,R; Sinagra,J; Kosco,L; Robertson,N; Bryant,W; James,S; Ciesla,A; Matheussen,J; Cardinale,G; Palaia,J; Martin,R; Gormley,W; Kyrillos,J; Bucco,A; Bennett,J)

SR42 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H)

SR64 (Baer, B)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1288 (Bucco,A)



Prime Sponsors Added:



S1294 (Gormley,W)



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



S1294 (Bassano,C)

S2285 (Littell,R)







Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:

A651 (Cafiero,J)

A1330 Sca (1R) (Kyrillos,J)

A1336 Sa (1R) (Cafiero,J; Bucco,A; Allen,D; Turner,S)

A1994 Aca (1R) (Inverso,P)

A2807 Aca (1R) (Palaia,J)

A2930 (Gormley,W; DiFrancesco,D; Matheussen,J; Allen,D; Inverso,P; Sinagra,J; Bucco,A; Singer,R; Robertson,N; Kosco,L; Bennett,J)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective , April 20, 2001



Senate Beach Erosion Commission:

Senator James S. Cafiero (1), to replace Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos (13) resigned.



*Effective , May 3, 2001



Department of Banking and Insurance Study Commission:



Dennis A. James, of Avalon.

Richard Weidel, Jr., of Lambertville.



The Senate President has made the following re-appointment:



*Effective , May 3, 2001



Aquaculture Advisory Council:



J. Stephen Carnahan, of Bridgeton.

The Senate adjourned at 7:00 P.M. to meet on Monday, May 14, 2001 (SESSION).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3467 Smith,T Menhaden fish-prohibits taking REF AAN

A3468 Arnone,M Fed. and priv. grants-creates office REF ALG

A3469 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Newborn screening, blindness-mandates REF ABI

A3470 Russo,D Gov. Sch. of NJ-income tax contrib. REF AED

A3471 Garrett,E+1 Ritalin-proh. court order to administer REF AJU

A3472 Garrett,E Sch. psych.-treat minors in priv. sector REF AHL

A3473 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Medicaid reimb-incr assisted living prov REF AHL

A3474 Weinberg,L Mun. sewer/water sys-prov. liab. REF AJU

A3475 Gregg,G/Garcia,R Ed. Scholarships-corp. bus. tax cred. REF AED

A3476 Gregg,G/Garcia,R Parental Control & Involvement Act REF AED

A3477 Myers,C/Garrett,E Home-schooled students-concerns REF AED

A3478 Connors,C/Moran,J Pine Lake Dam, Manchester Twp;$100K REF AEN

A3479 Watson Coleman,B/Guear,G+2 Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib REF AAN

A3480 Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Vision correction surgeries-insur. cover REF AHL

A3481 Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Hearing aids-health insur. reimb. REF AHL

A3482 Roberts,J/Watson Coleman,B+1 Charity care pymts.-DHSS;$35M REF AHL

A3483 Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Pharmacists-enact law, reg. & lic. REF ACP







Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3484 Bagger,R/Kean,T Mail solicitations, electronic-reg. REF ATU

A3485 Green,J/Bagger,R+9 Bail req.-concerns REF AJU

A3486 Lance,L Mercer Co. Vietnam Vet. Mem.;$25K REF ACT

AR197 Connors,C/Moran,J Brigantine Wilderness Area-closing REF AAN



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Governor's Recommendation/Given Second Reading:



S934 Sca w/GR (2R) Ciesla,A/Singer,R+5 Cancer registry, St.-concerns



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



A1330 Sca (1R) Augustine,A/Azzolina,J+5 Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf.

A1336 Sa (1R) Augustine,A/Asselta,N+6 Somalia participants-extend vet. status



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S264 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Robertson,N+8 Firefighter/first aid memb-free day care REF ALP

S334 Sca (1R) Rice,R Govt. Unit Prot Act-eligible collateral REF ABI

S636 Matheussen,J Dental plan org.-concerns cert benf. REF ABI

S687 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Allen,D+1 Distinguished Flying Cross-lic. plate REF ATR

S787 Sinagra,J Foot care svcs.-defines REF AHL

S1015 Bucco,A/Palaia,J+4 Student's disciplinary records-transfer REF AED

S1097 Matheussen,J/Kyrillos,J Fire dist. budgets-concerns REF ALG

S1106 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Bucco,A Pub. health priority funding-concerns REF AHL

S1607 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Vitale,J+4 Contaminated sites-concerns REF ASH

S1616 Sa (1R) Robertson,N/Bucco,A+8 Internet used in stalking-crime REF AJU

S1997 Allen,D Vet. memorial-Willingboro Twp.;$25K REF ACT

S2009 Inverso,P/Robertson,N+1 Prop. tax bills-concerns info. REF ALG

S2050 Ciesla,A/Codey,R St contract claims-prejudgement interest REF AJU

S2153 Zane,R Firearm laws pamphlet-dealers distribute REF ALP

S2165 Zane,R East Greenwich Twp.-vet. mem.;$40K REF ACT

SJR17 Turner,S Mercer Co. Vet. Mem. Hwy.-desig. Rt. 129 REF ATR



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



S464 Scs (SCS) Singer,R/Robertson,N Assisted living fac.-10% Medicaid-elig.

S980 Allen,D/Bark,M Mt. Holly Gardens Community Ctr Inc;$20K

S1560 Bark,M Dead deer-transport in covered veh.

S1921 Sca (1R) Kosco,L/Sinagra,J+6 Breast cancer awareness campaign;$90K

S1922 Kosco,L/Sinagra,J+6 Breast Cancer Awareness Proj.;$75K

S1978 Cardinale,G/Bucco,A Finan. instit.-concerns record retention



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A701 AcaAca (2R) Moran,J/Connors,C+1 Vet. prop. tax exemp.-extends to co-op. REP/ACA

A818 Crecco,M/Kelly,J Firefighter-repurchase cert PFRS cred. REP

A2131 Acs (ACS) Myers,C/Biondi,P+4 Warren Co. Pollution Fin. Auth.;$8.333M REP

A2204 Sa (1R) Blee,F/Charles,J+21 Minority Health Office-renames;$1.5M REP

A2313 AcaAca (2R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+2 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req REP/ACA

A2463 Aca (1R) Smith,B/Green,J Bound Brook Sch. Dist.;$317K REP

A2568 Merkt,R/Kelly,J+1 Firearm crime-data on illegal possession REP

A2765/520/2782 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Blee,F/Gibson,J+24 Sr. Gold Prescription Discount Act REP/ACA

A2768 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+4 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. REP

A2784 Asselta,N/Gibson,J Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj REP

A2856 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C Home care prov-give patient emp info REP/ACA

A2861 AcaAca (2R) Zecker,G/Crecco,M Mosquito control plan-St./co. devel. REP/ACA

A2928 Aca (1R) Augustine,A/Malone,J Nonpub. sch. pupils-transp. svcs. REP

A2931 Aca (1R) Blee,F/LeFevre,K Emerg. mgt. laws-modernizes REP/ACA

A2978 Azzolina,J Mun. auth.-incentive to waive SHBP REP

A3082/1338 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Collins,J/Thompson,S+40 Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-elig. REP/ACA

A3097 Aca (1R) Garrett,E/Myers,C Campgrounds-exemp. cert. req. REP/ACA

A3186 AcaAca (2R) Bagger,R/Quigley,J+1 Animal countywide control plans;$1.050M REP/ACA

A3217 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Asselta,N+9 Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern REP

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (cont'd)



A3224 Geist,G/Bateman,C Insur claim settlement practice-concerns REP

A3230 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Mayors, cert.-incr. term of office REP/ACA

A3259 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Finan. instit.-concerns record retention REP

A3261 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P Uniform Principal and Income Act of 2000 REP/ACA

A3290 Heck,R/Lance,L+1 Co. exec./freeholders-clarify contracts REP without recommendation

A3354 Aca (1R) Cottrell,M Children's Tournament of Champions;$45K REP/ACA

A3366 Biondi,P Devel., review applications-concerns REP

A3398 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/DiGaetano,P Intra-fac. bed transfer-exemp. need cert REP/ACA

A3433 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N+6 Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank REP/ACA

A3461 Myers,C Co. counsel, cert.-concerns temp. appt. REP

ACR101 Aca (1R) Connors,C/Moran,J WWII memorial, Washington DC-support REP/ACA

AR33 Conaway,H+1 Police Recognition Wk.-May 9 - 15 REP

S6/138 ScsAca (SCS/1R) DiFrancesco,D/Bark,M+20 Senior Gold Prescription Discount Act REP/ACA

S78 Zane,R Insur claim settlement practice-concerns REP

S812 Kyrillos,J/Kenny,B Mun. auth.-incentive to waive SHBP REP

S932 Robertson,N/Allen,D+1 Firefighter-repurchase cert PFRS cred. REP

S2123 ScaSa (2R) Lesniak,R Mayor/council, cert.-incr term of office REP

SCR47 Aca (1R) Connors,L+1 WWII memorial, Washington DC-support REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A46 Aca (1R) Asselta,N/Gregg,G+1 Travel and Tourism Comm.-estab.;$20M REP/ACA REF AAP

A214 Gregg,G/Malone,J+9 Combat pay-excl. from gross income tax REP REF AAP

A2042 Aca (1R) Geist,G/Roberts,J Battleship USS NJ refurbishment;$7.2M REP/ACA REF AAP

A2502 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Credit sales, cert.-concerns sales tax REP REF AAP without recommendation

A2863/3330 Acs (ACS) Gregg,G/Merkt,R+8 Dam repair, lake dredging;$135M REP/ACS REF AAP

A2962 Felice,N Bergen Regional Blood Ctr.;$2.5M REP REF AAP

A2987/139 Acs (ACS) Geist,G Medicaid-community spouse allowance REP/ACS REF AAP

A3171 Holzapfel,J/Wolfe,D+1 Homestead rebate benf.-incr., index max. REP REF AAP

A3178 Connors,C/Moran,J+3 NJ SAVER rebate-accelerates phase-in REP REF AAP

A3341 Acs (ACS) Geist,G Water Qual. Remediation Fd.-estab;$50M REP/ACS REF AAP

A3356 Aca (1R) Heck,R/Thompson,S+2 Institutionalized care-concerns pymt. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3386 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N Pub. off./emp.-clarifies mil. leave benf REP/ACA REF AAP

A3405/2282 Acs (ACS) Asselta,N/Thompson,S Groundwater contamination;$1M REP/ACS REF AAP

A3406 Aca (1R) Rooney,J/Wolfe,D Drinking water-reevaluate for arsenic REP/ACA REF AAP

A3407 Chatzidakis,L/Gibson,J Water Supply Fd.-cancels cert. approp. REP REF AAP

A3408 Aca (1R) Kelly,J/Vandervalk,C Water supply sys. interconnection study REP/ACA REF AAP

A3409 Aca (1R) Corodemus,S/Bodine,F Watershed ed. grants;$1M REP/ACA REF AAP

A3410 Aca (1R) Lance,L/Blee,F Groundwater quality, monitor;$250K REP/ACA REF AAP

A3411 Russo,D/Heck,R Water quality monitoring-concerns REP REF AAP

A3414 Heck,R/Kelly,J+21 Fire safety evacuation training;$100K REP REF AAP

A3449/2788 Acs (ACS) Thompson,S/Vandervalk,C Hosp. accounting mgmt. sys.;$2M REP/ACS REF AAP

A3468 Aca (1R) Arnone,M Fed. and priv. grants-creates office REP/ACA REF AAP

A3577 Aca (1R) Arnone,M/Doria,J Loc. gov./sch dist-revise cert. mandates REP/ACA REF AAP

ACR147 DeCroce,A/Geist,G+1 Vol fire fighter/first aid-prop tax cred REP REF AAP

S1/4 Scs (SCS) DiFrancesco,D/Inverso,P+22 Homestead rebate benf.-incr., index max. REP REF AAP

S2 DiFrancesco,D/Matheussen,J+22 NJ SAVER rebate-accelerates phase-in REP REF AAP

S12 ScaSca (2R) Inverso,P/Allen,D+14 Hosp. accounting mgmt. sys.;$2M REP REF AAP

S369 Sinagra,J/Singer,R+15 Medicaid-community spouse allowance REP REF AAP

S1469 Vitale,J/Bucco,A Prison phone rev.-desig. to VCCB claims REP REF AAP

S1714 Scs (SCS) Littell,R/Bucco,A+27 Dam repair, lake dredging;$135M REP REF AAP

S2127 Sca (1R) Sinagra,J/Bennett,J+9 Groundwater contamination;$1M REP REF AAP

S2129 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/Kosco,L+12 Drinking water-reevaluate for arsenic REP/ACA REF AAP

S2130 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Kosco,L+12 Water Supply Fd.-cancels cert. approp. REP REF AAP

S2131 ScaAca (2R) Kosco,L/Bucco,A+11 Water supply sys. interconnection study REP/ACA REF AAP

S2132 Robertson,N/Bucco,A+11 Watershed ed. grants;$1M REP REF AAP

S2133 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Sinagra,J+11 Water quality monitoring-concerns REP REF AAP

S2134 ScaAca (2R) Matheussen,J/Zane,R+7 Groundwater quality, monitor;$250K REP/ACA REF AAP

S2135 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Matheussen,J/Sinagra,J+10 Water Qual. Remediation Fd.-estab;$50M REP REF AAP

S2136 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Sinagra,J+7 Env. testing laboratory-estab.;$3M REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/ABI:



A1148/2328 Acs (ACS) Garrett,E/Vandervalk,C+1 Health coverage terminated-notify emp. REP/ACS REF ABI

A3447/2791 Acs (ACS) Vandervalk,C/Gregg,G Small emp-offer new health benf. plan REP/ACS REF ABI

S13 ScaSa (2R) Matheussen,J/Sinagra,J+13 Small emp-offer new health benf. plan REP REF ABI



Bills Combined:



A139 Friscia,A/Wisniewski,J+19 Medicaid-community spouse allowance COMB/W A2987

A2282 Asselta,N/Corodemus,S+2 Groundwater contamination-concerns COMB/W A3405

A2328 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Zisa,C+1 Health benf terminated-employer notify COMB/W A1148

A2788 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Hosp. accounting mgmt. sys.;$2M COMB/W A3449

A2791 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+2 Small emp-offer new health benf. plan COMB/W A3447

A3330 Garrett,E/Merkt,R Dam repair/remediation-creates prog. COMB/W A2863



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A745 Zecker,G/Azzolina,J+1 Ads, unsolicited-proh. electronic mail FROM ATU



Co-Sponsors Added:



A599 (Weinberg,L)

A1250 (Gusciora,R)

A2257 Aca (1R) (Arnone,M)

A2386 (Weinberg,L)

A2399 AcaAca (2R) (Biondi,P)

A2413 Aca (1R) (Green,J)

A2702 (Bateman,C)

A2752 (Impreveduto,A)

A2765/520/2782 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Crecco,M)

A2768 Aca (1R) (Thompson,S)

A2791 (Weinberg,L)

A2983 (Conaway,H; Conners,J)

A2985 (Guear,G; DeCroce,A)

A3068 (Bagger,R; Cottrell,M)

A3112 (Arnone,M; Farragher,C; Zecker,G)

A3162 (Pou,N)

A3178 (Holzapfel,J; Wolfe,D)

A3217 Aca (1R) (Barnes,P)

A3218 (Geist,G)

A3236 (Bateman,C)

A3305 (Arnone,M)

A3356 Aca (1R) (Garrett,E)

A3392 (Conners,J; Steele,A; Payne,W; Zisa,C; Gusciora,R; Gill,N; Cruz-Perez,N; Conaway,H; Garcia,R)

A3413 (Crecco,M)

A3443 (Caraballo,W; Cruz-Perez,N; Doria,J; Green,J; Roberts,J; Rooney,J; Vandervalk,C)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1597 (Crecco,M)

A3392 (Blee,F)

A3348 (Crecco,M)

AJR34 (Crecco,M)



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2389 (Myers,C)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



*Effective , April 30, 2001



Assembly State Government Committee:



Assemblyman Nicholas Asselta, Chair (1)

Assemblyman Thomas Kean, Jr., Vice-Chair (22)





The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



Assembly Housing Committee:



Assemblyman Joseph Pennacchio, Vice-Chair (26)



Assembly Banking and Insurance:



Assemblyman Thomas Kean, Jr., (22)



Assembly Transportation Committee:



Assemblywoman Connie Myers, (23)



Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources:



Assemblyman Larry Chatzidakis, Vice-Chair (8), to replace Assemblywoman Connie Myers (23)

Assemblyman Guy Gregg, (24)

The Assembly adjourned at 7:35 P.M. to meet on Monday, May 7, 2001 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A651 Gibson,J/Asselta,N+1 Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K

A1994 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+3 Animal org., no-kill;$45K

A2807 Aca (1R) Smith,T/Arnone,M+6 Co. bd of recreation comm.-incr. memb.

A2930 Smith,T/Kelly,J+16 Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (4/23/01):



P.L.2001, c.74. A3239 Russo,D/Cohen,N+1 04/30/2001 JRS-revise elig.