NEW JERSEY

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for May 7, 2001



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Vol. XIII No. 21 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, May 14, 2001 (SESSION).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR200 Geist,G/Asselta,N+2 Supreme Ct Justice Peter Verniero-resign

AR202 Rooney,J/Bodine,F US Armed Forces Day-May 19, 2001



Bills Introduced:



A3487 Gusciora,R Lifeguard pension benf.-revises REF ASG

A3488 Malone,J/Cottrell,M+1 PFRS, SPRS-death benf., remarried spouse REF ASG

A3489 DeCroce,A St contract claims-prejudgement interest REF AJU

A3490 Heck,R/Holzapfel,J Prison phone rev.-desig. to VCCB claims REF AAP

A3491 Holzapfel,J Cred card scanners-estab. new offense REF AJU

A3492 Merkt,R/Gibson,J Highlands Preserv. Proj.;$170K REF AAN

A3493 Guear,G Tire dump, Mercer Co.-clean up;$200K REF ASH

A3494 LeFevre,K Defibrillators for St. Police;$1.7M REF ALP

A3495 DeCroce,A SPRS-incr. cost of living adjustment REF ASG

A3496 DeCroce,A Local Bridge Bond Act of 2001 REF ATR

A3497 Bagger,R St. aid reimb., cert. sch. dist-concerns REF AAP

A3498 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Judicial memb-file finan disclosure stmt REF AJU

A3499 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Animal, domestic companion-crime to kill REF AAN

A3501 Conners,J/Conaway,H Anti-Hunger Initiative-estab.;$500K REF ASC

A3502 Conaway,H/Conners,J Light Rail Transit sys., So. NJ-concerns REF ATR

A3503 Merkt,R/Bagger,R Viol. prev training grant for DYFS;$100K REF ASC

A3504 Merkt,R/Bagger,R Easter Seals;$600K REF ASC

A3505 Suliga,J St. aid reimb., cert. sch. dist-concerns REF AED

A3506 Asselta,N/Azzolina,J+1 TPAF, PERS-incr. retir. benf. REF ASG

A3507 Heck,R/Felice,N Coalition Against Sexual Assault;$2M REF ALP

A3509 Weinberg,L/Quigley,J FamilyCare Prog.-concerns elig. process REF AHL

A3510 Gill,N MV searches-concerns REF ALP

A3511 Arnone,M Walk to Work pilot prog.-estab;$750K REF ATR

A3512 Corodemus,S Menhaden-concerns taking REF AAN

A3580 Heck,R/DiGaetano,P Internet crime against children;$250K REF ALP

A3581 Heck,R/Felice,N Computer, High Tech. crimes-concerns REF ALP

AR198 Lance,L Pre-Islamic Buddhist statues-destruction REF ASG

AR199 Heck,R West Nile Virus-expedite equine vaccine REF AAN

AR201 Payne,W/Charles,J+31 Impeachment articles-adopt REF AJU









Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1904 DiGaetano,P/Thompson,S+12 Sch.-based probation prog.-annual report REP

A1917 Thompson,S/DiGaetano,P+11 Youth Emp./After Sch Incentive Prog;$25K REP

A2702 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Russo,D+1 Sentencing-concerns REP/ACS

A2859 Acs (ACS) Zecker,G Crimes w/bail restrictions-concerns REP/ACS

A2954 Aca (1R) DiGaetano,P/Biondi,P Constr., cert. new-concerns standards REP/ACA

A2957 Watson Coleman,B/Gill,N+5 Native Amer. Affairs Comm.-revises REP

A2993 Geist,G/Previte,M Juv. offenders-allows co. jail placement REP

A3035 AcaAca (2R) Lance,L Landowners prov pub access-immunity REP/ACA

A3098 Aca (1R) Merkt,R/Wolfe,D Library grant fds.-concerns REP/ACA

A3172 Kelly,J PERS retiree-aggregate amt. of comp. REP

A3256 Bateman,C/Biondi,P+2 Judges, former-perform marriages REP

A3415 DeCroce,A Corporations, dissolved-concerns claims REP

S1023 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Kavanaugh,W New Resid. Constr. Act-mun., DEP liab. REP

S1897 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Gormley,W+1 Bias Intimidation-estab. crime REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1022 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Gill,N+2 Secure Neighborhood Mortgage Asst. Prog. REP/ACA REF AAP

A1722 Lance,L/Cohen,N St. assets-banks selected as custodians REP REF AAP

A1901 Aca (1R) Steele,A/DiGaetano,P+10 Nov-viol. leaders-offer instruction REP/ACA REF AAP

A1903 DiGaetano,P/Crecco,M+13 Teacher Youth Mentoring Matchmaker Prog. REP REF AAP

A1918 Thompson,S/DiGaetano,P+12 Youth Emp. Pilot Prog.-St. tax cred. REP REF AAP

A2512 Crecco,M Sch. dist., cert-suppl sch tax reduction REP REF AAP

A3111 Talarico,G/Azzolina,J Special ed. svcs-fding, nonpub. students REP REF AAP

A3247 Gibson,J/Asselta,N+3 SPRS-concerns health benf. REP REF AAP

A3252 Blee,F/Kelly,J Fire safety equip.-income tax deduct REP REF AAP

A3264 Bagger,R Mileage reimb. rate, St-same as IRS rate REP REF AAP

A3310 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Sch. dist., receiving-reimb. overpymt. REP REF AAP

S225 Bryant,W/Matheussen,J+5 Loc. Option Mortgage Assist. Prog.-estab REP REF AAP

S566 Sca (1R) Robertson,N/Rice,R+1 Sch. dist., cert-suppl sch tax reduction REP REF AAP



Bills Transferred:



S225 Bryant,W/Matheussen,J+5 Loc. Option Mortgage Assist. Prog.-estab FROM ASG TO AHO



Co-Sponsors Added:



A323 (DeCroce,A)

A1794 (Geist,G)

A1797 (Smith,B)

A2413 Aca (1R) (Felice,N)

A3443 (Smith,B; Barnes,P)

AR201 (Caraballo,W; Conaway,H; Cruz-Perez,N; Greenstein,L; Greenwald,L; Pou,N; Stanley,C; Wisniewski,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A3216 (Blee,F)

A3454 (Blee,F)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:20 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 10, 2001 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None











Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (05/03/01):



P.L.2001, c.75. S269 Bennett,J/Lynch,J+1 05/04/2001 Casino lic.-concerns restrictions

P.L.2001, c.76. S1079 ScaSa (2R) Cafiero,J+4 05/04/2001 Surveyors' liab-estab ten yr. limitation

P.L.2001, c.77. S1708 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J/McNamara,H+7 05/04/2001 Litter pickup/removal plan-DOT prepare

P.L.2001, c.78. S1709 Kyrillos,J/McNamara,H+7 05/04/2001 Littering-incr. penal.

P.L.2001, c.79. S2026 ScaSca (2R) Gormley,W/Matheussen,J+2 05/04/2001 Parole Bureau-transfers dept.

P.L.2001, c.80. A2548 Weinberg,L/Zisa,C 05/04/2001 Multiple dwellings-emerg evacuation plan

P.L.2001, c.81. A2083 AcsAcaSca (ACS/2R) Azzolina,J/Vandervalk,C+11 05/04/2001 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

Prog-estab

P.L.2001, c.82. A2793 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Lance,L+2 05/04/2001 Spruce Run/Round Valley reservoirs;$350K

P.L.2001, c.83. A3039 Moran,J/Impreveduto,A 05/04/2001 Mortuary practitioners-revise ed. req.

P.L.2001, c.84. A1256 Aa (1R) Cottrell,M/Malone,J+37 05/07/2001 Survivor benf., cert.-excl. income tax