NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for May 14, 2001



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Vol. XIII No. 23 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A MEMBER AND CHAIR OF THE LAKE HOPATCONG COMMISSION:

Anthony Albanese, of Lawrenceville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LAKE HOPATCONG COMMISSION:

Samuel C. Hoagland, III, of Hopatcong.



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Robert G. Millenky, of Cherry Hill.

Lee Bernard Laskin, of Cherry Hill.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Sandra Ann Robinson, of Hackensack.



TO BE THE CAPE MAY COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

David E. Blaker, of Wildwood Crest.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A MEMBER AND CHAIR OF THE LAKE HOPATCONG COMMISSION:

Anthony Albanese, of Lawrenceville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LAKE HOPATCONG COMMISSION:

Samuel C. Hoagland, III, of Hopatcong.



Bills Introduced:



S2350 Kosco,L/Zane,R Indictments, cert.-concerns REF SJU

S2351 Inverso,P/Palaia,J Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun. REF SBA

S2352 Adler,J Sch. dist., cert.-suppl. St. aid REF SED

S2353 Kosco,L/Cafiero,J St. Police complaints, cert-concerns REF SLP

S2354 Singer,R/Ciesla,A Easter Seals;$600K REF SSV

S2355 Singer,R/Inverso,P Consumer loans-concerns REF SCM

S2356 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Ovarian cancer pub. awareness;$75K REF SHH

S2357 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Tobacco use, young women awareness;$75K REF SHH





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S2358 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Lung cancer in women activities;$75K REF SHH

S2359 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb REF SEN

S2360 Cafiero,J/Kosco,L Telephone solicitations-regulates REF SCM

S2361 Cafiero,J/Kosco,L Hearing aids-health insur. reimb. REF SHH

S2362 Cafiero,J/Bark,M Carnival-amusement ride safety-concerns REF SLP

S2363 Matheussen,J/Sinagra,J Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib REF SEN

S2364 Rice,R Belleville Community Court Prog.;$100K REF SCU

S2365 Schluter,W Mun. pub. off-reg. cert campaign aspects REF SSG

S2366 Allen,D/Adler,J Higher Ed. Internship Prog.-estab.;$5M REF SED

S2367 Allen,D/Kosco,L Police station signs-req., cert. rts. REF SLP

S2368 Girgenti,J/Kosco,L Fire inspection handbook-prepare/pub. REF SCU

S2369 Bucco,A/Kosco,L ASPIRA, Inc.-pay off mortgage;$350K REF SCU

S2370 Kosco,L Chinchar, Robert-appt. to police dept. REF SCU

S2371 Ciesla,A Coastal Dredge Disposal Alt. Task Force REF SEN

S2372 Allen,D/Inverso,P Prop/casualty insur. refunds-10 bus days REF SCM

S2373 Robertson,N/Martin,R Magnet sch. dist.-concerns St. aid REF SED

S2374 Sinagra,J/Zane,R Vision correction surgeries-insur. cover REF SHH

S2375 Inverso,P/Matheussen,J Veh. for the Future Study Comm.-creates REF SEN

S2376 Allen,D/O'Toole,K Tech. training prog.-teacher cert. REF SED

S2377 Kavanaugh,W Animal, domestic companion-crime to kill REF SJU

S2378 Cafiero,J Pub. off./emp.-clarifies mil. leave benf REF SSV

S2379 Sinagra,J PFRS-estab. min. accidental death benf. REF SSG

S2380 Palaia,J Co. Coll. Contracts Law-raises threshold REF SED

S2381 Cafiero,J/Inverso,P+4 Loc. govt. open space/park dev.;$66.298M REF SEN

S2382 Bark,M/Singer,R+8 Open space acquisition proj.-southern NJ REF SEN

S2383 Bucco,A/Kavanaugh,W+5 Open space acquisition proj.-northern NJ REF SEN

S2384 Palaia,J/Kyrillos,J+2 Open space acquisition proj.-urban aid REF SEN

S2385 Cafiero,J/Zane,R+15 Lands for recreation purposes;$58M REF SEN

S2386 Sinagra,J/Zane,R+12 Nonprofit entities, acquire lands;$12M REF SEN

S2387 Littell,R Sussex Co.-lands for recreation REF SEN

S2388 Littell,R Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements REF SCM

S2395 Matheussen,J/Kosco,L+22 MV inspection/regis.-concerns REF STR

S2419 Zane,R/Cafiero,J No passing zones-concerns REF STR

S2421 Matheussen,J/Allen,D+15 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp fds. REF SEN

S2422 Ciesla,A/McNamara,H Env. infrastructure Trust Finan. Prog. REF SEN

S2423 Zane,R/Inverso,P+18 Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REF SEN

SCR110 McNamara,H Env Infrastructure Trust-2002 finan plan REF SEN

SR107 Turner,S Tpk. Auth-reduce toll 50%, trucks 12-6am REF STR



Motions:



A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) Geist,G/Collins,J+18 Govt. records-prov. pub. access To Sa Lost (9-24) (Robertson)

A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) Geist,G/Collins,J+18 Govt. records-prov. pub. access Ref SJU Lost (voice) (Robertson)

S1516 Ss (SS) Kosco,L/Allen,D+10 DNA evidence-concerns time limitation To Table Lost (16-19) (Kenny)



Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:



S1466 ScaAca (2R) Inverso,P/Vitale,J+4 Emp. leasing co/leasing agreements-reg.

S1581 Scs (SCS) Cardinale,G/Codey,R+3 Nonprofit health svc. corp.-conversion



Bills Passed:



A126 Sca (1R) Merkt,R/Connors,C+3 Snow removal fds.-loc. units estab. (39-0)

A314 AcaSca (2R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+3 Health Data Comm. Act;$94K (39-0)

A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) Geist,G/Collins,J+18 Govt. records-prov. pub. access (37-0)

A1325 Augustine,A/Bagger,R+4 Pedestrian right-of-way sign-mun install (39-0)

A1342 Augustine,A+1 PERS, TPAF-retirement allowance options (39-0)

A1431 DeCroce,A CONTACT Hotline;$5K (39-0)

A2185 Aca (1R) Lance,L/Heck,R+8 Devel. Disab. Fac. Constr. Fd.;$38.695M (39-0)

A2209 Murphy,C/Thompson,S+7 Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf (39-0)

A2442 AcaSa (2R) Thompson,S+3 Mun. rev.-distrib. to prop. taxpayers (39-0)

A2449 Arnone,M/Azzolina,J Sewerage, util. auth.-concerns naming (27-10)

A2523 Acs (ACS) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+6 Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal (39-0)

A2741 Farragher,C+1 Narozanick, Theodore J.-desig. Rt. 33 (38-0)

ACR98 Asselta,N/Corodemus,S+5 Fed. tax-exemp. reinsur. prog.-estab. (38-0)





Bills Passed: (cont'd)



S6/138 ScsAca (SCS/1R) DiFrancesco,D/Bark,M+74 Senior Gold Prescription Discount Act (38-0)

S249 Sca w/GR (2R) Bennett,J+2 Special sch. elec.-req. cert. notices (37-1)

S338 Kenny,B/Allen,D Emerg. vol.-workers comp. waiting period (38-0)

S391 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/DiFrancesco,D+1 Sch. Viol. Awareness Wk.-desig. (39-0)

S392 Lesniak,R/DiFrancesco,D+2 Bd. of ed.-file info, sch. viol. (39-0)

S569 Sca (1R) Robertson,N/Vitale,J Domestic viol/child abuse-ed instruction (39-0)

S621 Aa (1R) Matheussen,J/Robertson,N+8 Drug dealers-estab. civil action (38-1)

S647 ScaAa (2R) Kyrillos,J Nonprofit org-permit auction of alco bev (39-0)

S881 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+1 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction (39-0)

S884 Scs (SCS) Singer,R Worker's comp.-recovery of TDI pymts. (39-0)

S910 Cardinale,G/Singer,R+6 Emerg. Mgt. Off. vol.-special lic. plate (39-0)

S1024 Aa (1R) Bennett,J+1 Restraining orders-concerns (39-0)

S1183 ScaSaAa (3R) Kyrillos,J+2 Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (39-0)

S1289 Cafiero,J Firefighters, cert.-enroll in PFRS (39-0)

S1294 Gormley,W/Allen,D Distinguished Svc. Medal-extend elig. (38-0)

S1310 Martin,R/Cafiero,J SHBP retirees-concerns coverage (39-0)

S1334 ScaSaSaAca (4R) Connors,L/Cafiero,J+3 Reassessment of taxing dist.-concerns (38-0)

S1382 Sca w/GR (2R) Martin,R+3 Secured transactions-concerns (38-0)

S1516 Ss (SS) Kosco,L/Allen,D+10 DNA evidence-concerns time limitation (29-4)

S1544 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J+4 Drug sale-substance abuse treatment fac. (36-2)

S1641 Matheussen,J/Robertson,N+5 Juv. justice records-available 24 hrs. (38-0)

S1867 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Bark,M+1 Cell phones-noted in traffic accidents (37-1)

S1993 Kavanaugh,W+7 SPRS-permits svc. cred. purchase (39-0)

S1998 Allen,D/Kyrillos,J+6 PFRS, off-duty-accidental death benf. (39-0)

S2113 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Bryant,W+1 Library-transfer to Thomas Edison Coll. (39-0)

SJR24 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Robertson,N+7 Prop. Assessment Study Comm.-creates (38-0)

SR60 Connors,L Sgt. John Basilone-commemorative stamp (voice)

SR83 Cardinale,G/Kosco,L+6 Law enforcement off-honors selfless svc (voice)



Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:



A124 Merkt,R/Carroll,M+3 Adoptive parents-elim. cert. fees REF SWF

A915 Aca (1R) Kelly,J+1 Long-term care-do not resuscitate orders REF SHH

A2499 Collins,J/Asselta,N Delaware-New Jersey Compact-amends REF SEG

A2666 Heck,R/Weinberg,L+2 Coll. sexual assaults-prepare report REF SED

A2667 Heck,R/Holzapfel,J+2 Forensic lab. fees, sexual assault-estab REF SLP

A2668 Aca (1R) Heck,R/LeFevre,K+1 Toxic chemicals, ingest-offense REF SLP

A2669 Heck,R/LeFevre,K+3 Sexual assault victim-concerns REF SJU

A2670 Heck,R/Pou,N+3 Campus Sexual Assault Victim Rights-post REF SED

A2994 Aca (1R) Geist,G/Wisniewski,J Personal identifying info.-unlawful use REF SJU

A3013 Arnone,M/Biondi,P+1 Interlocal svcs. agreements-concerns REF SCU

A3082/1338 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Collins,J/Thompson,S+43 Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-elig. REF SSV

A3119 Aca (1R) Cottrell,M/Malone,J+2 Foster Parent Lic. Act REF SWF

A3184 AcaAca (2R) Doria,J/Impreveduto,A+4 Soil survey in Hudson Co.;$100K REF SEN

A3235 Aca (1R) DeCroce,A/Doria,J+2 Organ donor-estab. lic. plate REF STR

A3351 Gregg,G+1 Vol ambulance/fire co.-impact stmt. req. REF SLP

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



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



S6/138 ScsAca (SCS/1R) DiFrancesco,D/Bark,M+74 Senior Gold Prescription Discount Act

S621 Aa (1R) Matheussen,J/Robertson,N+8 Drug dealers-estab. civil action

S647 ScaAa (2R) Kyrillos,J Nonprofit org-permit auction of alco bev

S1024 Aa (1R) Bennett,J+1 Restraining orders-concerns

S1183 ScaSaAa (3R) Kyrillos,J+2 Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

S1334 ScaSaSaAca (4R) Connors,L/Cafiero,J+3 Reassessment of taxing dist.-concerns



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



S1050 ScaSaSa (3R) Turner,S Resid. rental housing viol.-crim. liab. (38-0) (Turner)









Bills Substituted:



A126 Sca (1R) Merkt,R/Connors,C+3 Snow removal fds.-loc. units estab. SUB FOR S1951 (1R)

A314 AcaSca (2R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+3 Health Data Comm. Act;$94K SUB FOR S374 (1R)

A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) Geist,G/Collins,J+18 Govt. records-prov. pub. access SUB FOR S2003 (1R)

A1325 Augustine,A/Bagger,R+4 Pedestrian right-of-way sign-mun install SUB FOR S843

A2185 Aca (1R) Lance,L/Heck,R+8 Devel. Disab. Fac. Constr. Fd.;$38.695M SUB FOR S1088 (1R)

A2209 Murphy,C/Thompson,S+7 Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf SUB FOR S1177

A2442 AcaSa (2R) Thompson,S+3 Mun. rev.-distrib. to prop. taxpayers SUB FOR S1895 (1R)

A2523 Acs (ACS) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+6 Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal SUB FOR S1476

A2741 Farragher,C+1 Narozanick, Theodore J.-desig. Rt. 33 SUB FOR S1649

ACR98 Asselta,N/Corodemus,S+5 Fed. tax-exemp. reinsur. prog.-estab. SUB FOR SCR56

S374 Sca (1R) Sinagra,J/Adler,J Health Data Comm. Act;$94K SUB BY A314 (2R)

S843 Schluter,W Pedestrian right-of-way sign-mun install SUB BY A1325

S1088 Sca (1R) Bassano,C/Singer,R+1 Devel. Disab. Fac. Constr. Fd.;$38.695M SUB BY A2185 (1R)

S1177 Sinagra,J/Vitale,J+2 Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf SUB BY A2209

S1476 Gormley,W/O'Connor,E+3 Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal SUB BY A2523 (ACS)

S1649 Bennett,J Narozanick, Theodore J.-desig. Rt. 33 SUB BY A2741

S1895 Sa (1R) Kyrillos,J/Kosco,L Mun. rev.-distrib. to prop. taxpayers SUB BY A2442 (2R)

S1951 Sca (1R) Bucco,A Snow removal fds.-loc. units estab. SUB BY A126 (1R)

S2003 Sa (1R) Martin,R/Baer,B+2 Govt. records-prov. pub. access SUB BY A1309 (4R)

SCR56 Connors,L/Kyrillos,J+1 Fed. tax-exemp. reinsur. prog.-estab. SUB BY ACR98



Bills Transferred:



S957 Bucco,A Telephone dialing sys., auto.-concerns FROM STR TO SCM



Co-Sponsors Added:



S262 Scs (SCS) (Cafiero,J)

S391 Sca (1R) (Allen,D)

S392 (Allen,D)

S451 (Baer,B)

S781 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J)

S881 Sca (1R) (Turner,S)

S910 (Matheussen,J; Palaia,J; Cafiero,J; Allen,D)

S1035 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J)

S1036 (Cafiero,J)

S1037 (Cafiero,J)

S1038 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J)

S1039 (Cafiero,J)

S1040 (Cafiero,J)

S1041 (Cafiero,J)

S1088 (O'Toole,K)

S1101 (Schluter,W)

S1148 (Cafiero,J)

S1177 (Turner,S)

S1435 (Bennett,J)

S1498 (Schluter,W)

S1515 ScaSsSaAa (SS/2R) (Singer,R)

S1544 Sca (1R) (Allen,D; Matheussen,J; Palaia,J; Zane,R)

S1641 (Cafiero,J; Inverso,P; Palaia,J; Zane,R)

S1800 (Matheussen,J)

S1867 Sca (1R) (Baer,B)

S1993 (Cafiero,J; Allen,D; Inverso,P; Kosco,L; Matheussen,J; Palaia,J; Zane,R)

S1998 (Cafiero,J; Inverso,P; Kosco,L; Matheussen,J; Palaia,J; Zane,R)

S2003 Sa (1R) (Vitale,J; Turner,S)

S2227 Scs (SCS) (Zane,R)

S2247 (Schluter,W)

S2319 (Turner,S)

S2381 (GormleyW; Palaia,J; Littell,R; Adler,J)

S2382 (GormleyW; Palaia,J; Bennett,J; Allen,D; Inverso,P;Turner,S; Adler,J; Bryant,W)

S2383 (Schluter,W; Lesniak,R; Vitale,J; Lynch,J; Rice,R)

S2384 (Kenny,B; Vitale,J)

S2385 (Bennett,J; GormleyW; Palaia,J; Schluter,W; Allen,D; Inverso,P; Littell,R; Kavanaugh,W; Adler,J; O'Connor,E; Sacco,N; Lynch,J; Turner,S)

S2386 (Bennett,J; Allen,D; Cafiero,J; Robertson,N; Inverso,P; Kosco,L; Littell,R; Kavanaugh,W; Matheussen,J; O'Toole,K; Turner,S; Bryant,W)

SJR24 Sca (1R) (Allen,D; Zane,R; Palaia,J; Kosco,L; Cafiero,J; Inverso,P)

SR83 (Palaia,J; Cafiero,J; Zane,R; Matheussen,J; Inverso,P; Allen,D)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



SR42 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1101 (Adler,J)

S1228 (Matheussen,J)

S1294 (Allen,D)

S1895 Sa (1R) (Kosco,L)

S2104 (Sinagra,J)

S2113 Sca (1R) (Bryant,W)

SR42 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



A126 Sca (1R) (Bucco,A)

A314 AcaSca (2R) (Sinagra,J; Adler,J)

A1309 AcaAaAaSa (4R) (Martin,R; Baer,B; Turner,S; Vitale,J)

A1325 (Schluter,W)

A2185 Aca (1R) (Singer,R; Bark,M; O'Toole,K)

A2209 (Allen,D; Vitale,J; Turner,S; Sinagra,J)

A2442 AcaSa (2R) (Kyrillos,J; Kosco,L)

A2523 Acs (ACS) (Gormley,W; O'Connor,E; Martin,R; Cafiero,J; Kosco,L)

A2741 (Bennett,J)

ACR98 (Cafiero,J; Connors,L; Kyrillos,J)



The Senate President has made the following appointment:



*Effective May 14, 2001



New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education:



Marvin Raab, of Cherry Hill, to replace Linda Goldberger-Weissbrod.



Note to the May 3, 2001 Legislative Digest:



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1288 (Bucco,A) *not* Co-Prime Sponsor Added



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1288 (Kenny,B)

The Senate adjourned at 7:30 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 24, 2001 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Thursday, May 17, 2001 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1325 Augustine,A/Bagger,R+4 Pedestrian right-of-way sign-mun install

A1342 Augustine,A+1 PERS, TPAF-retirement allowance options

A1431 DeCroce,A CONTACT Hotline;$5K

A2185 Aca (1R) Lance,L/Heck,R+8 Devel. Disab. Fac. Constr. Fd.;$38.695M

A2209 Murphy,C/Thompson,S+7 Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf

A2449 Arnone,M/Azzolina,J Sewerage, util. auth.-concerns naming

A2523 Acs (ACS) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+6 Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal

A2741 Farragher,C+1 Narozanick, Theodore J.-desig. Rt. 33





Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor: (cont'd)



S6/138 ScsAca (SCS/1R) DiFrancesco,D/Bark,M+74 Senior Gold Prescription Discount Act

S621 Aa (1R) Matheussen,J/Robertson,N+8 Drug dealers-estab. civil action

S647 ScaAa (2R) Kyrillos,J Nonprofit org-permit auction of alco bev

S1024 Aa (1R) Bennett,J+1 Restraining orders-concerns

S1183 ScaSaAa (3R) Kyrillos,J+2 Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

S1334 ScaSaSaAca (4R) Connors,L/Cafiero,J+3 Reassessment of taxing dist.-concerns



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/10/2001):



P.L.2001, c.95. A2677 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Thompson,S+1 05/10/2001 Veh. transp. constr. materials-weighing