NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for December 10, 2001



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Vol. XIII No. 42 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, December 13, 2001 (QUORUM, Select Committees at the Call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



ACR171 Wolfe,D/Doria,J+40 Natl Day of Remembrance-desig Sept. 11



Bills Introduced:



A4016 Gregg,G/Merkt,R Sales and use tax holiday-implement REF AAP

A4017 Geist,G Suspension from sch.-unexcused absence REF AED

A4018 Geist,G Tech.-Bd. of Ed. adopt curriculum REF AED

A4019 Geist,G Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements REF ALA

A4020 Geist,G/Asselta,N NJ Transit retirees-prov. relief REF ASG

A4021 Asselta,N SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp REF ASG

A4022 Geist,G ELEC-incr. civil fines and penal. REF ASG

A4025 Chatzidakis,L/Merkt,R+1 Hist. preserv. projects;$1.056M REF AEN

A4027 Kelly,J/Pennacchio,J SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp REF ASG

A4029 Kean,T/Bagger,R Holocaust ed. curriculum;$30K REF AAP

A4037 Roberts,J/Stuhltrager,G Water allocation-concerns REF AEN

AR236 Geist,G Delaware River, deepening-opposes REF AEN



Bills Passed:



A1458 Aca (1R) Blee,F/LeFevre,K+19 Disabled-estab. co. off. (77-1-0)

A1510/553 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Heck,R/Talarico,G Satellite telephone grant prog.;$2.5M (77-1-0)

A1895 LeFevre,K Amer. Red Cross-income tax contrib. (76-0-0)

A2056 AcaAca (2R) Kelly,J/Wisniewski,J Fire Safety Div., training prog.;$360K (75-1-0)

A2107 Sa (1R) Bagger,R+4 Emerg. Svcs. Length of Svc. Award-revise (78-0-0)

A2637 Bateman,C/DeCroce,A+2 Mortgage guaranty insur.-concerns (78-0-0)

A2784 Asselta,N/Gibson,J Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj (77-0-0)

A2876 Aca (1R) Russo,D/Pou,N Veh. id. sys. transponder-windshield (78-0-0)

A3217 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Asselta,N+13 Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern (76-1-1)

A3241 AcaScaSca w/GR (4R) Malone,J/DeCroce,A+3 Graduated driv. lic.-concerns (71-0-1)

AJR63 Felice,N/Azzolina,J+4 WWII Vet Memor Advisory Comm-reconstitue (78-0-0)

AR237 Quigley,J/Azzolina,J+47 Pearl Harbor attack-60th anniversary (78-0-0)

S11 AcaAca (2R) Sinagra,J/Vitale,J+19 SHBP and managed care plans-concerns (78-0-0)

S13 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) Matheussen,J/Sinagra,J+19 Small emp-offer new health benf. plan (78-0-0)

S206 AcaAa (2R) Bennett,J/Codey,R+47 WTC disaster-tuition assist. (78-0-0)

S375 ScsSaAca w/GR (SCS/3R) Sinagra,J/Cardinale,G+17 Health benf. insur-reg. 3rd party admin. (67-3-8)

S1072 Aca (1R) Vitale,J/Sinagra,J+12 Nursing home admission agreement-concern (76-1-1)



Bills Passed: (cont'd)



S1289 Cafiero,J Firefighters, cert.-enroll in PFRS (77-0-1)

S1293 Bassano,C+2 DHS fac.-updates names (76-2-0)

S1412 ScaAa (2R) Cafiero,J/Kosco,L+6 Air bags, nonoperational-proh. sale (78-0-0)

S1584 Aa (1R) Bennett,J/Allen,D+12 Defibrillators-placement in St. bldgs. (78-0-0)

S1769 ScaSa (2R) Sinagra,J+2 Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise (75-0-3)

S1785 Martin,R Medicaid reimb.-prov. Newark sch. (75-1-2)

S1871 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Palaia,J+4 NJ Bus./Industry Science Ed. Ctr.;$180K (75-1-1)

S2093 ScaSca (2R) Vitale,J/Bennett,J+10 Health care fac. emp.-concerns work hrs. (72-4-2)

S2355 Singer,R/Inverso,P+2 Consumer loans-concerns (78-0-0)



Bills Lost:



S532 Kosco,L/Zane,R+1 Motorcycle helmet law-cert. exemp. (15-60-1)



Motions:



A2722 Acs (ACS) LeFevre,K Limousine law-makes changes waive 1 hr. rule (DiGaetano)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1689 AaAa (2R) Wisniewski,J/Moran,J+4 Ads & contracts-print 10-point bold type (Wisniewski)

A2413 AcaAa (2R) Gibson,J/Asselta,N+12 Litter-generating products-concerns tax (Gibson)

A2722 AcsAa (ACS/1R) LeFevre,K Limousine law-makes changes (LeFevre)

S1584 Aa (1R) Bennett,J/Allen,D+12 Defibrillators-placement in St. bldgs. (Blee)

S1897 ScsAa (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Gormley,W+1 Bias Intimidation-estab. crime (Cohen)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A2493 As (AS) Bateman,C/Biondi,P Juv. delinquency cases-mun. jurisdiction (Bateman)



Bills Substituted:



A2459 Vandervalk,C/Cottrell,M DHS fac.-updates names SUB BY S1293

A2697 Garrett,E Motorcycle helmet law-cert. exemp. SUB BY S532

A2827 AcaAca (2R) Quigley,J/Greenstein,L+2 SHBP and managed care plans-concerns SUB BY S11 (2R)

A2873 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Gibson,J+3 Defibrillators-placement in St. bldgs. SUB BY S1584 (1R)

A3018 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Quigley,J+7 Nursing home admission agreement-concern SUB BY S1072 (1R)

A3067 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Cohen,N Consumer loans-concerns SUB BY S2355

A3099 Lance,L/Blee,F+2 NJ Bus./Industry Science Ed. Ctr.;$180K SUB BY S1871 (1R)

A3303 Aca (1R) Collins,J/Conners,J+3 Health care fac. emp.-concerns work hrs. SUB BY S2093 (2R)

A3722 Aca (1R) DiGaetano,P Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise SUB BY S1769 (2R)

S11 AcaAca (2R) Sinagra,J/Vitale,J+19 SHBP and managed care plans-concerns SUB FOR A2827 (2R)

S532 Kosco,L/Zane,R+1 Motorcycle helmet law-cert. exemp. SUB FOR A2697

S1072 Aca (1R) Vitale,J/Sinagra,J+12 Nursing home admission agreement-concern SUB FOR A3018 (1R)

S1293 Bassano,C+2 DHS fac.-updates names SUB FOR A2459

S1584 Aa (1R) Bennett,J/Allen,D+12 Defibrillators-placement in St. bldgs. SUB FOR A2873 (1R)

S1769 ScaSa (2R) Sinagra,J+2 Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise SUB FOR A3722 (1R)

S1871 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Palaia,J+4 NJ Bus./Industry Science Ed. Ctr.;$180K SUB FOR A3099

S2093 ScaSca (2R) Vitale,J/Bennett,J+10 Health care fac. emp.-concerns work hrs. SUB FOR A3303 (1R)

S2355 Singer,R/Inverso,P+2 Consumer loans-concerns SUB FOR A3067 (1R)



Bills Given First Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



A2957 Watson Coleman,B/Gill,N+7 Native Amer. Affairs Comm.-revises



Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



A2957 w/GR (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Gill,N+7 Native Amer. Affairs Comm.-revises



Bills Transferred:



A81 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J+3 Solid Waste Mgt. Act-revises FROM AAP TO ASH

A82 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J+2 Solid waste disposal-mun. responsible FROM AAP TO ASH

A83 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J+2 Recycling law, regs.-reflects changes FROM AAP TO ASH

A84 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J+2 Solid waste disposal-regulatory reform FROM AAP TO ASH

A85 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J+2 Solid waste fac debt-concerns recovery FROM AAP TO ASH

A4010 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Mine Safety Mineral Resource Preserv Act FROM ALA TO ACT



Co-Sponsors Added:



A1220 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

A1708 (Smith,R)

A2702 Acs (ACS) (Zisa,C)

A2827 AcaAca (2R) (Gusciora,R)

A2873 Aca (1R) (Corodemus,S)

A3018 Aca (1R) (Corodemus,S; Gusciora,R)

A3241 AcaScaSca w/GR (4R) (Corodemus,S)

A3303 Aca (1R) (Corodemus,S; Greenstein,L)

A3729 (Heck,R)

A3793 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

A3795 (Guear,G)

A3847 (Guear,G)

A3849 (Heck,R)

A3921 (Wolfe,D)

A3957 (Biondi,P)

A3992 (Suliga,J)

AR225 (Heck,R)

AR237 (Arnone,M; DiGaetano,P; Thompson,S; Stuhltrager,G; Myers,C; Merkt,R; Gibson,J; Geist,G; Vandervalk,C; Farragher,C;

Bateman,C; DeCroce,A; Crecco,M; Cottrell,M; Corodemus,S; Chatzidakis,L; Carroll,M; Bodine,F; Blee,F; Biondi,P; Felice,N)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3994 (Asselta,N)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



AJR66 (Impreveduto,A)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S11 AcaAca (2R) (Greenstein,L; Weinberg,L; Gusciora,R; Quigley,J)

S532 (Garrett,E)

S1072 Aca (1R) (Thompson,S; Gusciora,R; Corodemus,S; Gill,N; Felice,N; Weinberg,L; Quigley,J; Blee,F; Vandervalk,C)

S1293 (Vandervalk,C; Cottrell,M)

S1584 Aa (1R) (Gibson,J; Arnone,M; Azzolina,J; Corodemus,S; Blee,F)

S1769 ScaSa (2R) (DiGaetano,P)

S1871 Sca (1R) (Gusciora,R; Myers,C; Blee,F; Lance,L)

S2093 ScaSca (2R) (Conners,J; Kelly,J; Corodemus,S; Greenstein,L; Collins,J)

S2355 (Cohen,N; Bateman,C)



The Assembly adjourned at 4:40 P.M. to meet on Thursday, December 13, 2001 (QUORUM, Select Committees at the Call of the Assembly Speaker).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A2107 Sa (1R) Bagger,R+4 Emerg. Svcs. Length of Svc. Award-revise

S375 ScsSaAca w/GR (SCS/3R) Sinagra,J/Cardinale,G+17 Health benf. insur-reg. 3rd party admin.

S1289 Cafiero,J Firefighters, cert.-enroll in PFRS

S1293 Bassano,C+2 DHS fac.-updates names

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

S1785 Martin,R Medicaid reimb.-prov. Newark sch.

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



S1871 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Palaia,J+4 NJ Bus./Industry Science Ed. Ctr.;$180K

S2093 ScaSca (2R) Vitale,J/Bennett,J+10 Health care fac. emp.-concerns work hrs.

S2355 Singer,R/Inverso,P+2 Consumer loans-concerns



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/06/01):



P.L.2001, c.260. S1466 ScaAca w/GR (3R) Inverso,P/Vitale,J+4 12/06/2001 Emp. leasing co/leasing agreements-reg.