NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for December 20, 2001



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Vol. XIII No. 45 209th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, January 7, 2002 (SESSION, Special Session to consider any bills returned by the Governor).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A4054 Merkt,R Superfund site, cert persons-liab exempt REF ASH

A4055 Conaway,H Telecommunication equip, cert.-concerns REF AAN

A4056 LeFevre,K/Blee,F Atlantic City/Monmouth Med. Ctrs.;$6M REF AAP

A4057 Collins,J Biological agent registry-estab. DHSS REF AAP

A4058 Collins,J Pub Safety Wireless Communications-estab REF AAP

A4059 Collins,J Haz. material response prog-develop REF AAP

A4060 Collins,J Pub. Health Preparedness Act REF AAP

A4061 Collins,J Crim. hist. background checks-concerns REF AAP

A4062 Collins,J Fire Svc Resources Emerg. Deployment Act REF AAP

A4063 Collins,J Security off. prog.-estab. REF AAP

A4064 Geist,G Booster seat-changes req. REF AAP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2502 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C Credit sales, cert.-concerns sales tax REP/ACA

A2963 Acs (ACS) Arnone,M Solid waste-concerns co budget cap exemp REP

A2998 Aca (1R) Gregg,G/Greenwald,L Tobacco products-adjusts tax rates REP/ACA

A3386 AcaAca (2R) Azzolina,J/Asselta,N+1 Pub. off./emp.-clarifies mil. leave benf REP/ACA

A3420 Aca (1R) DeCroce,A/Gibson,J+16 Corp. bus. taxpayers-modify allocation REP/ACA

A3637 Guear,G Prevailing wage law-estab penal. REP

A3723 Felice,N/Azzolina,J+12 WWII Vets Mem., St;$1M REP

A3733 AcaAca (2R) Bagger,R Dredged material, reuse;$2.5M REP/ACA

A3793 AcaAcs (ACS) Asselta,N/Azzolina,J+18 Vet, retire/active emp-inc. cert benf REP/ACS

A3866 Doria,J/Watson Coleman,B+3 Demolition, renewal projects;$8.4M REP

A3884 Smith,B/Lance,L+28 Nat'l Guard-concerns tuition assistance REP

A3924 Aca (1R) Bagger,R Pediatric rehab. hosp.-concerns REP/ACA

A3940 Blee,F+1 Racing Comm.;$18M REP

A3955 Acs (ACS) DeCroce,A/Zecker,G+7 Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req. REP

A3970 Aca (1R) Bagger,R Somerset Hills Sch.;$1.5M REP/ACA

A3979 Aca (1R) DiGaetano,P/Doria,J Electric generation fac.-prov. tax cred. REP/ACA

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

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

A4019 Geist,G Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements REP

A4021/4027 Acs (ACS) Asselta,N+1 SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp REP

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

A4032 Corodemus,S/Smith,T So. Belmar Boro, mun complex;$200K REP







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



A4040 Geist,G Pupil-aid-in-lieu-of transp-incr amount REP

A4044 Lance,L/Buono,B Tax amnesty-estab. REP

A4045/S2773 Acs (ACS) Sires,A/Doria,J Transitional energy fac assess.-changes REP/ACS

A4048 Aca (1R) Malone,J Co. solid waste fac. bonds-refinan. REP/ACA

A4049 DeCroce,A Election challenger-concerns appt. REP

A4051 DeCroce,A Voter application, challenged-concerns REP

A4052 DeCroce,A Election law viol.-creates position REP

ACR172 Bodine,F St Police Off/Emerg Mgmt Operations Ctr. REP

ACR174 Bodine,F Renovations, Existing Fac Pinelands Comm REP

ACR175 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R St. Museum-concerns proj. REP

S553 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Cafiero,J+2 Co. clerks-concerns cert salaries/fees REP

S1586 ScaSs (SS) Bennett,J/Palaia,J Solid waste util.-co. contrib. for mgmt. REP

S1812 ScaAcaAca (3R) Zane,R/Bennett,J Dredged material, reuse;$2.5M REP/ACA

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

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

S2378 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J Pub. off./emp.-clarifies mil. leave benf REP

S2388 Littell,R Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements REP

S2543 Bark,M/Bennett,J+1 Racing Comm.;$18M REP

S2573/2528/2530/ 2645 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Inverso,P/Bucco,A+8 TPAF, PERS retire. benf.-incr. REP

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

S2716 Aca (1R) Littell,R/O'Toole,K Pediatric rehab. hosp.-concerns REP/ACA

S2752 Ciesla,A/O'Toole,K Ciba Geigy lands, Ocean Co.;$15M REP

S2761 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J/Bryant,W+7 Electric generation fac.-prov. tax cred. REP

S2775 Bennett,J/Codey,R Sports, Exposition Auth.-concerns memb. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A3350 Acs (ACS) DeCroce,A+1 Transp. dist.-concerns congestion relief REP/ACS REF AAP

A3969 Gill,N Ed. Bd. Emp Pension Fd, Essex Co-changes REP REF AAP

A4021/4027 Acs (ACS) Asselta,N+1 SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp REP/ACS REF AAP

A4036 Friscia,A Family Income Security Emerg Econo Act REP REF AAP

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

S2687 Codey,R/Kavanaugh,W Essex Co Pension Fd-make various changes REP REF AAP



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



A3133 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Gill,N+4 Sr cit/person w/disab-revise definition

A3263 Sca (1R) Bagger,R Tax record inspection-Tobacco Settlement

A3302 AcaSca (2R) Thompson,S/Quigley,J+5 Nurse Multistate Lic Compact-enter in NJ

S206 AcaAaSa (3R) Bennett,J/Codey,R+47 WTC disaster-tuition assist.



Bills Recommitted:



A3672 Zecker,G/Impreveduto,A Cigarette sale-concerns RCM ACT



Bills Combined:



A4027 Kelly,J/Pennacchio,J SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp COMB/W A4021

S2773 ScaSa (2R) Littell,R/Bryant,W Transitional energy fac assess.-changes COMB/W A4045



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A4043 Geist,G St admin pension fds-concerns investment FROM ABI



Co-Sponsors Added:



A3387 Acs (ACS) (Guear,G)

A3417 (Geist,G)

A3561 (Guear,G)

A3755 (Wisniewski,J; Smith,B)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3793 AcaAcs (ACS) (Wisniewski,J)

A4021/4027 Acs (ACS) (Smith,R)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3979 Aca (1R) (Bagger,R)



Note to the November 19, 2001 Legislative Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given Second Reading:



A3672 Zecker,G/Impreveduto,A Cigarette sale-concerns REP 2RA



Note to the December 13, 2001 Legislative Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given Second Reading:



A1941 Aca (1R) Corodemus,S Foot care svcs., routine-defines REP *NOT* REF ABI

S787 Aca (1R) Sinagra,J Foot care svcs., routine-defines REP *NOT* REF ABI



Note to the December 17, 2001 Legislative Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given Second Reading:



S2694 Cardinale,G Pawnbroking law-revises REP *NOT* REF ACP



The Assembly adjourned at 8:45 P.M. to meet on Thursday, January 3, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/17/2001):



None