NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for December 6, 2001



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Vol. XIII No. 41 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY:

Suzanne P. Conrad, R.N., of Stone Harbor.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY:

Rev. Msgr. William J. Linder, Ph.D., of Newark.



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 PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

Anthony J. Sartor, Ph.D., of Scotch Plains.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL:

Mukesh Roy, MBBS, MPH, of Fort Dix, to replace Audrey R. Gotsch, Ph.D.



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

Celeste Carpiano, of Colts Neck, to replace William U. Harris, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION:

Kathleen A. Dietz, of Hillsborough, to replace Daniel Moroney.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Jesal Amin, of East Brunswick, to replace Marvin Schmelzer, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Laurie Fuchs, of Flemington.



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Joseph R. Rosa, Jr., of Wallington.

Brian R. Martinotti, of Cliffside Park.

Miguel de la Carrera, of Clifton.

Steven P. Perskie, of Margate.

Michael L. Ravin, of Verona.

James S. Rothschild, Jr., of Short Hills.

James A. Farber, of Lafayette.

Lois Lipton, of Edgewater.

Claude M. Coleman, of Newark.

Harry G. Carroll, of Washington Twp.

Alfonse J. Cifelli, of West Caldwell.

William R. DeLorenzo, Jr., of Upper Saddle River.

Richard J. Donohue, of Hillsdale.

Susan F. Maven, of Absecon.

Thomas M. McCormack, of Roseland.

Robert P. Contillo, of Haworth.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Ronald E. Hoffman, of Island Heights.

Fred H. Kumpf, of Bridgewater.



TO BE A JUDGE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION:

Cosmo A. Giovinazzi, III, of Vineland.

Charles W. Dortch, Jr., of Gloucester Twp.

Diana Ferriero, of Old Tappan.

Gerald J. Eak, of Brick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD, INC. OF NEW JERSEY-BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Priscilla Anderson, of Willingboro.

Lillian C. Borrone, of Avon by the Sea, to replace Reverend Dr. Perry Simmons, Jr.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO CONTROL COMMISSION:

Michael C. Epps, Esq., of Absecon, to replace Susan Fowler Maven, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY:

Maureen T. Koebig, of Cape May Court House.



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

Andrew Tirpok, Jr., of Flemington.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY:

John T. Hanson, CPA, of Marlton, to replace Anthony Pugliese, Esq.

Clara Ruvolo, of Riverton, to replace Carol Beske.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

Joseph S. Roth, of Morris Plains, to replace Jean Rochelle Marshall, R.N.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

James Harkness, Esq., of Stockton, to replace Thomas Kenyon.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

Chris Simon, of Plainsboro, to replace J. Ross Bevis.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY-BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Prenston D. Pinkett, III, of Peapack.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON SPINAL CORD RESEARCH:

Carl V. Lagrotteria, Sr., of Brick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ELECTION LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION:

Peter Tober, Esq., of Princeton, to replace Lynnan Ware.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY OFFICE ON MINORITY AND MULTICULTURAL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Velvet G. Miller, Ph.D., of Trenton, to replace Deborah Jean Johnston-Rothe, M.D.

Kem B. Louie, Ph.D., of Clifton, to replace Marvin B. Boss.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS:

Lillian Levy, of Ventnor.

Elizabeth Christopherson, of New Vernon.

Kimberly Driscoll-Piscopo, of Bernardsville, to replace Cynthia King Harkins, Esq., resigned.

Lauren Vanoni Vernon, of Rumson, to replace Marjorie H. Li.



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

Louis Cuccinello, of Haledon.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PASSAIC VALLEY SEWERAGE COMMISSION:

Kenneth Pengitore, of Passaic, to replace Peter Murphy, resigned.

Anthony W. Ardis, of Paterson, to replace Dominic Cuccinello.

Donald Tucker, of Newark.

Thomas J. Powell, of Harrison.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PERFUSIONISTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Andrew L. Israel, of Skillman, to replace Damon Keeley.









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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

Jack G. Sinagra, of East Brunswick, to replace Kathleen Donovan, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL:

Robert M. Pallay, M.D., of Neshanic.



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

Carole Hedinger, of Toms River.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY PORT CORPORATION:

Craig F. Remington, of Cherry Hill, to replace Hugh A. Kelly, Jr., deceased.

Colonel Michael Warner, of Burlington, to replace Bruce Benedetti.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION:

Samuel Podietz, of Mount Holly.



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

Leslie Marcks, of Princeton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS:

John C. Jennings, PP, AICP, of Freehold, to replace Joanne Harkins Leadley.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING BOARD:

Henry Kane, of Somerset.

Joseph A. Giorgio, of Whippany, to replace Blaine E. Capehart, Esq., resigned.

Judy O'Leary Donlen, R.N., of Marlton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Robert E. Slater, of Short Hills.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WATER SUPPLY ADVISORY COUNCIL:

David Cohen, of Holmdel.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WATERFRONT AND AIRPORT COMMISSION OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

Michael J. Madonna, of Oakland, to replace James Wallwork.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

John Schuster, III, of Eatontown.

Ana C. Viscomi, of Highlands.

Maria Mancini LaFiandra, of Emerson.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

John J. Coyle, Jr., of Stewartsville.

Thomas J. Critchley, of Madison.

John B. Dangler, of Morristown.

Fred H. Kumpf, of Bridgewater.

Ronald E. Hoffman, of Island Heights.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Doris McClinton, of Atlantic City, to replace Edward Gant.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF PILOTAGE:

Richard Amster, Esq., of Florham.

Charles E. Stapleton, of North Plainfield, to replace Thomas Daly, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DOMESTIC SECURITY PREPAREDNESS TASK FORCE:

Lydia Lee Sohn, Ph.D., of Princeton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FISH AND GAME COUNCIL:

Richard L. Culp, of Oak Ridge.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

Marci DiFrancesco, Esq., of Hoboken, to replace Lou Romano, Ed.D., deceased.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL:

Richard N. Herb, of Avalon, to replace Gary Dickerson, resigned.







Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE RISK EXCHANGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Thomas J. DeFalco, of Trenton, to replace John E. Hart, Esq., resigned.

Donald E. Foth, of Stockholm.



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

Robert Christian Ferris, Jr., of Madison, to replace Victor Pelson, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY RACING COMMISSION:

Peter CoFrancesco, III, of Sparta, to replace Peter CoFrancesco, Jr., deceased.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY AND HAIRSTYLING:

Joseph R. Santagata, of Landisville, to replace Andrew Angrisane, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Dane Wells, of Cape May, to replace Curtis J. Bashaw, resigned.



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

Phil G. Waxman, of Lakewood, to replace John Coan, Jr.



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

Gail Rosen, CPA, of Martinsville, to replace William W. Linville, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Munr Kazmir, M.D., of Fort Lee, to replace Gregory Romano, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Peter James Van Etten, of Neptune.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Leslie Z. Celentano, of Bedminster.

Douglas H. Hurd, of Lambertville.



TO BE THE BRIGADIER GENERAL OF THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD:

Colonel Eugene R. Chojnacki, of Ocean View.



TO BE THE BRIGADIER GENERAL OF THE NEW JERSEY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD:

Colonel Thomas J. Sullivan, of Brigantine.



TO BE THE BURLINGTON COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF ELECTIONS:

Joanne Nyikita, of Edgewater Park, to replace Nancy Jeffers, resigned.



TO BE THE MAJOR GENERAL OF THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD:

Brig. Gen. Clark W. Martin, of Yardley, PA.



TO BE THE MONMOUTH COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF ELECTIONS:

John J. Bradshaw, of Hazlet.



TO BE THE MORRIS COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

Michael M. Rubbinaccio, of Randolph.



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS:

Ruth C. Lipper, of Summit, to replace Cynthia King Harkins, Esq., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY PORT CORPORATION:

Jerrold D. Colton, Esq., of Cherry Hill, to replace Hugh A. Kelly, Jr., deceased.



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 PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY:

Anthony J. Sartor, Ph.D., of Scotch Plains.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PAROLE BOARD:

Laurie Fuchs, of Flemington.





Nominations Corrected Copy:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION:

Carla Katz, of Bloomsburg, to replace Michael J. Madonna, *NOT* Andrew Muscato, Esq.



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



SR134 Bark,M/Palaia,J+16 Pearl Harbor attack-60th anniversary



Bills Introduced:



S2749 Robertson,N NJT police investigator-carry firearm REF SLP

S2750 Bryant,W/Codey,R St Endowment, Scholarship Prog.-estab. REF SED

S2755 Allen,D Netraceuticals Instit., Rutgers;$3.5M REF SEG

S2756 Matheussen,J/Allen,D+2 Fire dists-concerns group life insur. REF SCU

S2757 Bryant,W Electric energy production-tax cred. REF SBA

S2758 Bark,M Finan. disclosure statement form-uniform REF SSG

S2762 Kyrillos,J Somerset Hills Sch.;$1.5M REF SWF

S2764 Adler,J/Connors,L+2 Booster seat-changes req. REF STR

S2768 Littell,R Hunters Helping the Hungry prog.;$90K REF SBA

S2769 O'Toole,K Freeholder elections-concerns REF SSG

S2770 Inverso,P/Matheussen,J Sales/use tax-multistate discussions REF SBA

S2771 Cardinale,G/Bark,M+7 Hist. preserv. projects;$1.056M REF SBA

S2773 Littell,R/Bryant,W Transitional energy fac assess.-changes REF SBA

SJR44 Allen,D DLPS-SCI investigate cert actions REF SEN

SJR45 Connors,L WWII Vet Memor Advisory Comm-reconstitue REF SSV



Bills Passed:



A1223 Malone,J/Cottrell,M+4 SHBP-notice of physician termination (37-0)

A1425 DeCroce,A/Augustine,A+1 Pupil, election bd. memb-excused absence (37-0)

A1622/2296 AcsAcaSca w/GR (ACS/3R) O'Toole,K/Blee,F+14 Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab. (35-0)

A1950 AcaAcaSca (3R) Kelly,J+2 Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog (37-0)

A2082 Blee,F Landlord reg. filings-concerns (37-0)

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req (35-0)

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req (37-0)

A2380 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+5 Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred. (36-0)

A2381 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+4 Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax (35-0)

A2804 w/GR (1R) Russo,D/Cohen,N+4 Workers Comp Judges-concerns retire benf (24-8)

A3433 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N+8 Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank (37-0)

A3512 Corodemus,S+10 Menhaden-concerns taking (22-9)

A3636 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J+3 Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract (36-1)

A3731 Aca (1R) Collins,J/Doria,J+2 Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap (35-0)

A3879 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A+11 Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell (21-0)

S68 Bucco,A/Kyrillos,J+6 Alco., drug abuse prog.-forfeiture fds. (29-0)

S268 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Palaia,J Local Bond Law-revises (37-0)

S517 ScaAca (2R) Turner,S/Palaia,J+4 PERS annual comp.-incr. to $15K (36-0)

S627 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Martin,R+1 Suspension from sch.-unexcused absence (32-1)

S1599 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Child care-estab. lic. plate (37-0)

S1769 ScaSa (2R) Sinagra,J+1 Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise (35-0)

S2057 Allen,D/Bennett,J+1 SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp (35-0)

S2388 Littell,R Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements (35-1)

S2449 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Bryant,W/Bark,M Camden Rehab. & Econ. Recovery Act (28-3)

S2470 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Robertson,N+9 Civil rights deprivation-crime (37-0)

S2471 Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+7 Grand jury charges-concerns (36-0)

S2541 Cardinale,G+1 Export trading corp.-prov. (21-6)

S2547 Singer,R/O'Connor,E Fiduciary-clarifies req. (35-0)

S2577 Inverso,P Political contrib.-concerns limits (32-0)

S2688 Codey,R Domestic Security Task Force-clarifies (35-0)

S2695 Inverso,P/O'Toole,K Emp. leasing company law-modifies (32-0)

S2700 Kyrillos,J/Bennett,J+1 Coastal Blue Acres proj;$1.086M (31-0)

S2701 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+5 Park devel. proj-Green Acres bond fds. (32-0)

S2707 Scs (SCS) Martin,R Dredging/Containment Fac. Fd.;$101.3M (34-0)

S2708/2630 Scs (SCS) Ciesla,A/Cardinale,G+28 Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req. (36-0)









Bills Passed: (cont'd)



S2710 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Martin,R Pub emp, st of emerg-accumulate leave (36-0)

SJR6 Allen,D+16 Discrim. Against Women, UN-US ratify (35-0)

SR128 Kavanaugh,W RR Retire & Survivors' Improvement Act (Voice)

SR134 Bark,M/Palaia,J+16 Pearl Harbor attack-60th anniversary (Voice)



Bills Substituted:



A1950 AcaAcaSca (3R) Kelly,J+2 Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog SUB FOR S975 (SCS)

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req SUB FOR S2104 (1R)

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req SUB FOR S2104 (1R)

A2380 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+5 Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred. SUB FOR S1209 (1R)

A2381 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+4 Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax SUB FOR S1234 (2R)

A3433 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N+8 Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank SUB FOR S2462

A3512 Corodemus,S+10 Menhaden-concerns taking SUB FOR S2252 (1R)

A3636 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J+3 Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract SUB FOR S2619

A3731 Aca (1R) Collins,J/Doria,J+2 Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap SUB FOR S2485 (1R)

A3879 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A+11 Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell SUB FOR S1945 (1R)

S975 Scs (SCS) Connors,L Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog SUB BY A1950 (3R)

S1209 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Kenny,B+2 Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred. SUB BY A2380 (2R)

S1234 ScaSca (2R) Singer,R/Kenny,B+1 Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax SUB BY A2381 (2R)

S1945 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Martin,R Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell SUB BY A3879 (1R)

S2104 Sca (1R) Schluter,W/Sinagra,J+1 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req SUB BY A2313 (3R)

S2252 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A/Bassano,C+3 Menhaden fish-prohibits taking SUB BY A3512

S2462 Singer,R/Kosco,L Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank SUB BY A3433 (1R)

S2485 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Vitale,J Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap SUB BY A3731 (1R)

S2619 Singer,R/Kenny,B Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract SUB BY A3636 (ACS)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req (37-0) (Schluter)

A2480 ScaSaSa (3R) DeCroce,A/Merkt,R+5 Transp. fac.-incr. penal., interference (35-0) (Ciesla)

S1242 Sa (1R) Bennett,J+1 Deferred comp. plan-prov. addl. choices (23-0) (Bennett)

S1543/1148 ScaScsSa (SCS/1R) Martin,R/Bark,M+11 Special ed. costs-prov. addl St. aid (36-0) (Martin)

S1627 Sa (1R) Bucco,A/Sinagra,J Cell phone signals-monitor speeding (33-1) (Bucco)

S2174 ScaSa (2R) Schluter,W+2 Farmland preserv.-appraisal process (36-0) (Schluter)

S2349 Sa (1R) Inverso,P/Littell,R+24 WWII Vets Mem., St;$1M (31-0) (Inverso)

S2533 Sa (1R) Bark,M Co bridge comm.-concerns (35-0) (Bark)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A2929 Ss (SS) Biondi,P/O'Toole,K+1 Computer crime law-revises (22-0) (Matheussen)



Motions:



A3879 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A+11 Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell To Sa Lost (13-19) (Codey)



Rescind/Vote



A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req (34-0)



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A531 LeFevre,K/Blee,F Recall election-proh. contrib. by casino REP

A556 LeFevre,K/Weingarten,J+1 Theft of cert. sacred objects-concerns REP











Bills Transferred:



A1610 Aca (1R) O'Toole,K/Weingarten,J Freeholder elections-held by dist. FROM SCU TO SSG

S1348 Bassano,C Freeholder elections-held by dist. FROM SCU TO SSG

S2611 Cafiero,J Intercoastal Waterway/Back Bay Dredging FROM SEN TO SBA

S2746 O'Toole,K Freeholder elections-concerns FROM SCU TO SSG



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1288 Sca (1R) (Lesniak,R)

S1769 ScaSa (2R) (Himelman,D)

S2056 Scs (SCS) (Allen,D)

S2536 (Furnari,G; Bennett,J; Adler,J)

S2564 (Cardinale,G)

S2689 (Cardinale,G)

S2708/2630 Scs (SCS) (O'Toole,K; Himelman,D)

S2733 (Martin,R)

S2756 (Singer,R; Bucco,A)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S2482 (Inverso,P)

S2695 (O'Toole,K)

SR131 (Matheussen,J)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A1950 AcaAcaSca (3R) (Connors,L)

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) (Schluter,W; Lesniak,R)

A2380 AcaSca (2R) (Singer,R; Kenny,B; Ciesla,A; Allen,D)

A2381 AcaSca (2R) (Kenny,B; Ciesla,A; Singer,R)

A3433 Aca (1R) (Kosco,L; Singer,R)

A3512 (Ciesla,A; Allen,D; Vitale,J; Zane,R)

A3636 Acs (ACS) (Kenny,B; Singer,R)

A3731 Aca (1R) (Vitale,J; Bennett,J)

A3879 Aca (1R) (Martin,R; Bucco,A)



Note to the November 26, 2001 Legislation Digest:



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective November 26, 2001



Senate Health Committee:



Senator David Himelman, (18)



Senate Legislative Oversight Committee:



Senator David Himelman, (18)



The Senate adjourned at 8:30 P.M. to meet on Thursday, December 13, 2001 (QUORUM, Select Committees at the Call of the Senate President).













ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR237 Quigley,J/Azzolina,J+26 Pearl Harbor attack-60th anniversary

AR238 Lance,L/Bateman,C St. quarter-COTY award selection



Bills Introduced:



A3971 Cohen,N Auto insur rating plan, mile-based-prov. REF ABI

A3972 Cohen,N Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act;$100K REF AHL

A3974 Cohen,N Insur. policies-proh terrorism exclusion REF ABI

A3975 Cohen,N Homeowner's insur policy-prov assignment REF ABI

A3976 Pennacchio,J Infant formula, cert.-health insur cover REF ABI

A3977 Arnone,M Gambler-request placement self-excl list REF ACT

A3978 Carroll,M Human cloning-proh. REF AHL

A3979 DiGaetano,P/Doria,J+1 Electric generation fac.-prov. tax cred. REF AAP

A3980 Holzapfel,J NJT police investigator-carry firearm REF ALP

A3981 Arnone,M Vet., cert. disab.-prop. tax exemp. REF ACT

A3982 Wolfe,D/Blee,F Assist. living resid-refund security fee REF ASC

A3983 Corodemus,S/Caraballo,W Water/wastewater treatment svcs-concerns REF AEN

A3984 Merkt,R Electric personal mobility device-reg. REF ALP

A3986 Rooney,J/Vandervalk,C Polychlorinated biphenyl study-prov. REF ASH

A3987 Guear,G/Barnes,P+8 Sex offender registry-proh cert removals REF ALP

A3989 Gregg,G/Garrett,E Leg. leadership committees-abol. REF ASG

A3990 Wolfe,D/Bateman,C+1 Send/receive dist-expand voting rights REF AED

A3991 Cohen,N Civil Rights Act-estab. REF AJU

A3992 Geist,G Grand jury charges-concerns REF AJU

A3996 Geist,G DNA testing, postconviction-prov. REF AJU

A3997 Geist,G Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req. REF AHL

A3998 Kelly,J St. lease agreements-exempts cert. bids REF ASG

A3999 Roberts,J/Arnone,M Regional Efficiency Aid Prog Act-concern REF ALG

A4001 Arnone,M/Roberts,J Quality of life index-estab. rating sys. REF ALG

A4002 Biondi,P/Bateman,C Redevel. Area Bond Finan. Law REF AAP

A4003 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Lic. Lenders Act-amend REF ABI

A4004 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Ciba Geigy lands, Ocean Co.;$15M REF AAN

A4005 Lance,L/Kean,T Contrib. by entities doing St. bus-proh REF ASG

A4006 DiGaetano,P/Impreveduto,A Emp. leasing company law-modifies REF ACP

A4007 Malone,J/Cottrell,M+1 Sch fac. proj-revise St. aid calculation REF AED

A4008 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Horsemen benefit;$18M REF ACT

A4009 Impreveduto,A/Kelly,J Tech, Biotech Finan Assist Prog-tax benf REF ACT

A4010 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Mine Safety Mineral Resource Preserv Act REF ALA

A4011 Wolfe,D Sch. fac. proj.-concerns REF AED

A4012 Gregg,G Amer. flag discrim.-impose emp. liab. REF ALA

A4014 Geist,G Emerg. vol.-workers comp. waiting period REF ALA

A4015 Geist,G Disab. coll. students-degree req. REF AED

A4023 Malone,J/Asselta,N Pub emp, st of emerg-accumulate leave REF AAP

A4024 Bagger,R/Lance,L Sales/use tax-multistate discussions REF AAP

A4026 Holzapfel,J Drug Offender Restraining Order-amends REF ALP

AJR66 Kelly,J DLPS-SCI investigate cert actions REF AJU

AR235 Pennacchio,J/Arnone,M Natl Police & FF Recog. Day-memor Cong REF ALP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A327 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Buono,B+5 SCI-makes permanent REP/ACA

A1202 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Thompson,S Courtesy busing-prov, space avail. basis REP/ACA

A1220 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Cottrell,M+1 Finan. disclosure statement form-uniform REP/ACA

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

A1534 Aca (1R) Doria,J/DiGaetano,P+1 Casino Control Comm. emp.-restrictions REP/ACA

A1593 Felice,N/Garrett,E+1 Radio operators, amateur-lic. plate REP

A1708 Wisniewski,J+1 PFRS membership-concerns REP

A2475 Aca (1R) Smith,R Gas stations-proh 100 yds drinking wells REP/ACA

A2630 Aca (1R) Holzapfel,J Drug dealing offense-grade by units REP/ACA

A2658 Aca (1R) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+1 DNA evidence-concerns time limitation REP/ACA

A2909 Biondi,P/DeCroce,A+1 Lands for recreation-concern application REP







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



A3228 Aca (1R) Lance,L Farmland preserv.-appraisal process REP/ACA

A3282 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Lance,L Co. Coll. Contracts Law-raises threshold REP/ACA

A3372 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F PERS, TPAF-transfer of svc. cred. REP

A3422 Pennacchio,J/Heck,R+3 Minor, cert. fds.-concerns deposits REP

A3549 Blee,F/Farragher,C PFRS survivor, cert.-prov. pension benf. REP

A3570 Merkt,R Split Rock Reservoir;$85K REP

A3585 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Lance,L Prog. for Gifted Students Comm.;$50K REP/ACA

A3616 Aca (1R) Gibson,J/Asselta,N Pinelands, coastal area-alters boundary REP/ACA

A3619 Acs (ACS) Weinberg,L/Cottrell,M+6 Discrim. in housing-concerns REP/ACS

A3726 Kelly,J/Biondi,P+9 Urban neighborhoods-revitalization REP

A3745 Pennacchio,J Homeowner, Permanency Demo. Prog. REP

A3752 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+2 Crimes-loc. housing auth. report REP

A3783 Aca (1R) DiGaetano,P/Doria,J St. contracts-limits liab. REP/ACA

A3833 Rooney,J Woodcliff Lake Reservoir-DEP study REP

A3841 Asselta,N/Gibson,J Presump. death cert-St registrar issue REP

A3848 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Wolfe,D TPAF, PERS-exemp. retiree reenrollment REP/ACA

A3852 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Cottrell,M Driv. safety consortium-estab.;$90K REP/ACA

A3855 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Co bridge comm.-concerns REP/ACA

A3858 Aca (1R) Garrett,E/Carroll,M+1 Pub. off.-concerns REP/ACA

A3895 Kelly,J Mobile home park-multiple dwelling REP

A3899 Aca (1R) Doria,J+1 Deer hunting w/bow-auth. on Sundays REP/ACA Without Recommendation

A3904 Kean,T/Bagger,R+1 Union Co Coll, Holocaust Study Prog;$73K REP

A3908 Kean,T/Merkt,R+2 Hunters Helping the Hungry prog.;$90K REP

A3925 DeCroce,A/Corodemus,S Maritime Resources Off.-estab. in DOT REP

A3944 Aca (1R) Myers,C/Smith,B Farmland preserv.-engage nonagric. bus. REP/ACA

A3949 Azzolina,J+11 Ellis S. Vieser Memor Bridge-desig Rt. 9 REP

A3985 Geist,G/DeCroce,A Shade tree, forest preserv.-lic. plate REP

A4013 Aca (1R) Gregg,G Political contrib.-concerns REP/ACA

ACR166 Smith,B/Felice,N+24 Muslim-Amer community-pub no retaliation REP

AJR62 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm REP/ACA

AR19 Gusciora,R Train arrival posting sys.-NJT install REP

AR211 Aca (1R) Smith,R Aquaculture-incr. investment REP/ACA

AR225 DeCroce,A RR Retire, survivors' Improve Act-pass REP

S247 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J/Palaia,J+1 Courtesy busing-prov, space avail. basis REP

S285/1791 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Martin,R+2 SCI-makes permanent REP

S1043 Kyrillos,J/Cardinale,G Malpractice affidavit-neutral licensee REP

S1254 Sca (1R) Inverso,P+1 Drug dealing offense-grade by units REP

S1341 Bucco,A+1 Radio operators, amateur-lic. plate REP

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

S2200/2317 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Turner,S Crimes-loc. housing auth. report REP

S2429 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Palaia,J+1 Prog. for Gifted Students Comm.;$5K REP

S2494 Zane,R/Kosco,L Police/firefighter convention-paid leave REP

S2503 Aca (1R) Gormley,W/DiFrancesco,D+1 Handicapped persons in emerg.-concerns REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1149/1150/2752 Acs (ACS) Garrett,E+1 Sexual assault, cert-life imprisonment REP/ACS REF AAP

A1871 Jones,L Underground storage tank finan.-concerns REP REF AAP

A2144 Aca (1R) Garrett,E Murder conviction, cert.-life w/o parole REP/ACA REF AAP

A2243 Moran,J/Kelly,J Coll. faculty-alternate benf. prog. REP REF AAP

A3295 Gibson,J/Asselta,N Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction REP REF AAP

A3492 Merkt,R/Gibson,J+1 Highlands Preserv. Proj.;$170K REP REF AAP

A3587 Aca (1R) Felice,N/Thompson,S Plastic, returnable containers-tax exemp REP/ACA REF AAP

A3693 Aca (1R) DiGaetano,P/Kelly,J+4 Italian/Amer Heritage Culture & Ed Comm. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3729 Kelly,J Police/firefighter convention-paid leave REP REF AAP

A3755 Asselta,N/Felice,N+33 Vet. benf.-broadens elig. REP REF AAP

A3756 Aca (1R) Bagger,R/Wolfe,D Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3773 Wolfe,D/Bagger,R Charter sch. fac. aid-concerns REP REF AAP

A3793 Aca (1R) Asselta,N/Azzolina,J+14 Vet, retire/active emp-inc. cert benf REP/ACA REF AAP

A3849 Suliga,J/Asselta,N+29 Police, fire & emer svcs-benf coverage REP REF AAP

A3851 Gibson,J Fisheries Info, Devel Ctr, Rutgers;$500K REP REF AAP

A3941 Gibson,J/Heck,R+3 Park devel. proj-Green Acres bond fds. REP REF AAP

A3942 Wolfe,D/Azzolina,J+1 Coastal Blue Acres proj;$1.086M REP REF AAP

A3955 Acs (ACS) DeCroce,A/Zecker,G Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req. REP/ACS REF AAP

A3966 Gibson,J/Bodine,F Farmland preserv. proj. REP REF AAP

A3967 Myers,C Specialty crop grant prog.;$1.6M REP REF AAP

S881 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+1 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction REP REF AAP

S2077 ScaAca (2R) Bennett,J/Palaia,J+5 Pupil-aid-in-lieu-of transp-incr amount REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A1150 Garrett,E+1 Sexual assault, brutal-mand. life term COMB/W A1149/2752 (ACS)

A2752 Bateman,C/Asselta,N+7 Sexual assault, minor-mand life sentence COMB/W A1149/1150 (ACS)



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



A1950 AcaAcaSca (3R) Kelly,J+2 Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog

A2313 AcaAcaSa (3R) Lance,L/Bateman,C+8 Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req

A2380 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+5 Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred.

A2381 AcaSca (2R) Bagger,R/Suliga,J+4 Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S68 Bucco,A/Kyrillos,J+6 Alco., drug abuse prog.-forfeiture fds. REF AJU

S268 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Palaia,J Local Bond Law-revises REF ALG

S627 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Martin,R+1 Suspension from sch.-unexcused absence REF AED

S1599 Allen,D/Cafiero,J Child care-estab. lic. plate REF ATR

S2057 Allen,D/Bennett,J+1 SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp REF ASG

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

S2449 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Bryant,W/Bark,M Camden Rehab. & Econ. Recovery Act REF AAP

S2470 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Robertson,N+9 Civil rights deprivation-crime REF ALP

S2471 Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+7 Grand jury charges-concerns REF AJU

S2541 Cardinale,G+1 Export trading corp.-prov. REF ACT

S2547 Singer,R/O'Connor,E Fiduciary-clarifies req. REF ALP

S2688 Codey,R Domestic Security Task Force-clarifies REF ALP

S2695 Inverso,P/O'Toole,K Emp. leasing company law-modifies REF ACP

S2700 Kyrillos,J/Bennett,J+1 Coastal Blue Acres proj;$1.086M REF AAP

S2701 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+5 Park devel. proj-Green Acres bond fds. REF AAP

S2707 Scs (SCS) Martin,R Dredging/Containment Fac. Fd.;$101.3M REF AAP

S2708/2630 Scs (SCS) Ciesla,A/Cardinale,G+28 Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req. REF AAP

S2710 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Martin,R Pub emp, st of emerg-accumulate leave REF AAP

SJR6 Allen,D+16 Discrim. Against Women, UN-US ratify REF AJU



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



S1769 ScaSa (2R) Sinagra,J+1 Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise

S2577 Inverso,P Political contrib.-concerns limits



Bills Transferred:



A3962 Bateman,C Health svc corp bd of directors-memb FROM AHL TO ABI

S1839 Sca (1R) Robertson,N/Allen,D+5 Infant formula, cert.-health insur cover FROM AHL TO ABI

S2691 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G Health svc corp bd of directors-memb FROM AHL TO ABI



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3998 Kelly,J St. lease agreements-exempts cert. bids FROM ASG



Co-Sponsors Added:



A327 Aca (1R) (Smith,R.J.; Greenstein,L)

A1656 AcaAcs (ACS) (Myers,C)

A3609 (Zecker,G)

A3755 (Greenstein,L)

A3765 (Guear,G)

A3793 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A3794 (Guear,G)

A3816 (Geist,G)

A3821 (Guear,G)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3828 (Guear,G)

A3829 (Guear,G)

A3832 (Guear,G)

A3867 (Guear,G)

A3868 (Guear,G)

A3899 Aca (1R) (Guear,G)

A3908 (Guear,G)

A3914 (Guear,G)

A3949 (Cruz-Perez,N; DeCroce,A; Guear,G)

ACR159 (Weinberg,L)

AR234 (Cruz-Perez,N; Arnone,M)



Cosponsors Withdrawn:



A3994 (DeCroce,A)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2693 (Buono,B)

A3953 (Rooney,J)

A3957 (Bateman,C)



The Assembly adjourned at 8:04 P.M. to meet on Monday, December 10, 2001 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1223 Malone,J/Cottrell,M+4 SHBP-notice of physician termination

A1425 DeCroce,A/Augustine,A+1 Pupil, election bd. memb-excused absence

A1622/2296 AcsAcaSca w/GR (ACS/3R) O'Toole,K/Blee,F+14 Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab.

A2082 Blee,F Landlord reg. filings-concerns

A2804 w/GR (1R) Russo,D/Cohen,N+4 Workers Comp Judges-concerns retire benf

A3433 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N+8 Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank

A3512 Corodemus,S+10 Menhaden-concerns taking

A3636 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J+3 Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract

A3731 Aca (1R) Collins,J/Doria,J+2 Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap

A3879 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A+11 Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell

S517 ScaAca (2R) Turner,S/Palaia,J+4 PERS annual comp.-incr. to $15K



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (11/29/01):



P.L.2001, c.258. S2584 Littell,R/Inverso,P+4 11/30/2001 Transp.-concerns finan.

P.L.2001, c.259. A2804 w/GR (1R) Russo,D/Cohen,N+4 12/06/2001 Workers Comp Judges-concerns retire benf