NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for February 4, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 5 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet at a date and time to be announced.





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR82 DiGaetano,P/DeCroce,A+23 Reagan, Ronald-recog. 91st birthday



Bills Introduced:



A1678 Impreveduto,A/Malone,J+1 Sires Stakes Prog.-concerns elig. REF ARP

A1692 Impreveduto,A/Biondi,P Regulatory Improvement Advisory Council REF ARP

A1693 Vandervalk,C/Weinberg,L Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover REF AHH

A1694 Vandervalk,C/Bateman,C+2 PFRS-concerns reemployment REF ASG

A1695 Vandervalk,C Med. Error Reduction Study Comm.;$95K REF AHH

A1696 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Casino Rev. Fd. Advisory Comm.-add memb. REF ATG

A1697 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Viol. Free Sch. Zones-estab. REF AED

A1698 Cohen,N Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig. REF AMV

A1699 Caraballo,W Retail Installment Sales Act 1960-reg. REF ACO

A1701 Gusciora,R Alco. bev.-concerning lic. revoke REF ALP

A1702 Gusciora,R Sheriffs-enforce truck weight limits REF ATR

A1703 Cohen,N Predatory lending practices-concerns REF ABI

A1704 Cohen,N Encrypted info.-proh. accessing REF ATU

A1705 Cohen,N Alco. bev. licensee-proh. other alco lic REF ALP

A1706 Cohen,N Alco. bev. lic.-concerns lic. suspension REF ALP

A1707 Cohen,N Alco. bev. lic.-$1M liab. insur. req. REF ALP

A1708 Cohen,N Privatization-proh. except by statute REF ASG

A1709 Cohen,N PFRS-widows' pension, cert. ex-spouses REF ASG

A1710 Cohen,N Place of worship-penal. for crimes w/in REF AJU

A1711 Chatzidakis,L Computer purch.-prov cert consumer prot. REF ACO

A1712 Geist,G Moral offense-req loc. off. suspension REF AHO

A1713 Thompson,S Prescription tampering-upgrades crime REF AJU

A1714 Friscia,A Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns REF AED

A1715 Friscia,A Hosp., denying cert. admissions-proh. REF AHH

A1716 Hackett,M Tattooing/Body Piercing Practice Act REF ARP

A1717 Hackett,M Sch. dist.-estab. emerg./crises plan REF AED

A1718 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Fire safety equip.-income tax deduct REF AHO

A1719 Kean,T George Washington portrait-display;$135K REF AED

A1720 Kean,T Faith Based Community Devel. Initiative REF AHO

A1721 Kean,T Ed. IRA earnings, cert.-tax excl. REF AED











Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A1722 Malone,J Finan single personal disclosure-estab. REF ASG

A1723 Malone,J Council on Med. Sch. Clinical Clerkships REF AHH

A1724 Malone,J Foster home children-St pay req ed. cost REF AED

A1725 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Sept. 11 disaster relief-tax deduction REF AHS

A1726 Guear,G/Wisniewski,J+5 Pub. util. emp. id, misuse-upgrade penal REF ATU

A1727 Cryan,J/Barnes,P+1 Lic. revoked-incr jail time, repeat off. REF ALP

A1728 Biondi,P Computer crime law-revises REF ATU

A1729 Johnson,G Child Advocate Office-estab. REF AFW

A1730 Johnson,G Parolees release-prov. verified address REF AJU

A1731 Heck,R Regulatory Improvement Advisory Council REF ARP

A1732 Wolfe,D/Heck,R Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures REF AED

A1733 Heck,R Violent predators-estab civil commitment REF AJU

A1734 Stanley,C Prostitution-mand. prison term, near sch REF AJU

A1735 Stanley,C Crime against 65 or older-enhance penal. REF ASI

A1736 Stanley,C/Payne,W Hwy. entry or exit ramps & schs.-concern REF AED

A1737 Stanley,C Irvington exit/entry ramp-no toll booths REF ATR

A1738 Stanley,C Pub. Confidence-Police Integrity-hotline REF ALP

A1739 Stanley,C Work First NJ prog.-revise contrib. REF AHH

A1740 Stanley,C St. Police employment titles-req. list REF ALP

A1741 Stanley,C Speed limit law-expand study of impact REF ATR

A1742 Stanley,C Entry/exit ramps study-safety hazards REF ATR

A1743 Johnson,G Towing operators-accept cash or credit REF ACO

A1744 DiGaetano,P Hispanic-Amer St Holiday Study Comm;$75K REF ASG

A1745 Burzichelli,J Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds REF AHO

A1746 DiGaetano,P Pub. Health Preparedness Act REF AHH

A1747 Cottrell,M/Malone,J Nurse Retention Stipend Prog. Act;$1M REF AHH

A1748 Cottrell,M/Malone,J Adoption expenses-income tax cred. REF AFW

A1749 Heck,R Tax amnesty-estab. REF AAP

A1750 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act REF ACO

A1751 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Burial of indigent persons-co. pay costs REF AHO

A1752 Weinberg,L/Impreveduto,A Ads-concerns use of names REF ACO

A1753 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+2 Marriage lic. applications-concerns REF AFW

A1754 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G PFRS, off-duty-accidental death benf. REF ASG

A1755 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Sex offender reg.-false address penal. REF ALP

A1756 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Bd. of ed-unseal subcontracting bids REF AED

A1757 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Tpk. Auth.-waive tolls, cert. conditions REF ATR

A1758 Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M Crime victim/witness svcs. grant;$300K REF AJU

A1759 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Radiation prot. inspectors-DEP incr. REF AEN

A1760 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G DOE bldg.-"Matthew Feldman Bldg." REF AED

A1761 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Co. util. auth. emp.-PERS cred. REF ASG

A1762 Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M Nonprofit corp. conversion-pub hearing REF AJU

A1763 Chatzidakis,L/Malone,J+2 Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. REF ALA

A1764 Heck,R Explosives-comply w/Toxic Prev. Act REF AEN

A1765 Garrett,E Same sex marriages-declare void REF AJU

A1766 Chivukula,U Terrorist attack, Sept. 11-tuition asst. REF AED

A1767 Cohen,N After-sch. pilot prog-estab.;$5M REF AED

A1768 Cohen,N Weapons in sch.-toll free hotline REF ALP

A1769 Sires,A/Chivukula,U Pub. util. shutoffs-notify police REF ATU

A1770 Sires,A/Hackett,M Housing auth/redevel agency memb-concern REF AHO

A1771 Edwards,W Brain Injury Research Act REF AHH

ACR81 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Vet., mobile home-extend prop tax deduct REF AHO

ACR82 Chatzidakis,L Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office REF ASG

ACR83 Stanley,C Bill of rights for learning-pub. sch. REF AED

AJR23 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N DLPS-SCI investigate cert actions REF AJU

AJR24 Stanley,C Epilepsy Awareness Mo.-desig. November REF AHH

AJR25 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig. REF AAN

AJR26 Pennacchio,J/Garrett,E American history-Ed. Bd adopt curriculum REF AED

AR80 Cohen,N Juneteenth celebration-June 19 REF ASG

AR81 Pennacchio,J Natl Police & FF Recog. Day-memor Cong REF ALP

AR83 Stanley,C Epilepsy Awareness Mo-desig November '02 REF AHH

AR84 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Homless asst.-fd. cert. families REF AHO

AR85 DiGaetano,P/Asselta,N Hispanic Hist. Mo.-May, 2002 REF ASG



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A234 Friscia,A/Perez-Cinciarelli,E+3 Domestic viol restraining order-concerns REP

A251 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+1 Mun. streets-concerns REP/ACA





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



A278 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Chatzidakis,L Pesticide Use Reduction Recognition Act REP/ACA

A291 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Stanley,C+1 Nursing Home Patient Prot. Act REP/ACA

A306 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Food stamp appl. form-concerns REP/ACA

A437 Aca (1R) Smith,R/McKeon,J Gas stations-proh 100 yds drinking wells REP/ACA

A440 Aca (1R) Smith,R Assault, youth sporting event-upgrade REP/ACA

A459 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Munoz,E Higher ed. instit-req. cert. reports REP/ACA

A499 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+1 Firearms trafficking-concerns REP/ACA

A529 Aca (1R) Roberts,J Voter regis.-higher ed registrar off. REP/ACA

A596 Arnone,M/Farragher,C Equestrians-req. motorist reduce speed REP

A607 Arnone,M Computers, used-recycling and reuse REP

A712 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+19 Aged, disab prog-income estimation error REP

A718 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Carjacking convictions-not expunged REP

A732 Greenstein,L/Gusciora,R+3 David J. Goldberg Transp. Bldg.-desig. REP

A1132 Quigley,J/Impreveduto,A DMV retesting notices-cert. family memb. REP

A1152 Wolfe,D/Doria,J Teachers, foreign-concerns emp. REP

A1301 Payne,W/Stanley,C+20 Amistad Comm.-estab. REP

A1346 Geist,G/Wisniewski,J Personal identifying info.-unlawful use REP

A1391 Doria,J/Wolfe,D Character ed. prog.-encourages devel. REP

A1510 Aca (1R) Doria,J SHBP-co. offer incentive, waive coverage REP/ACA

A1552 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Previte,M+2 Water Supply & Contamination Study Comm. REP/ACA

A1688 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Fraguela,R Ferries-concerns operation REP/ACA

A1689 Smith,R/Fisher,D Sargassum, wild-proh. harvesting or sale REP

A1690 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Doria,J Sch. budget-concerns calendar year REP/ACA

A1691 Doria,J/Hackett,M Charter sch. fac.-concerns construction REP

ACR39 Previte,M/Cruz-Perez,N+43 Juv. offender housing-not leg. intent REP

AJR12 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Pou,N Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm REP/ACA

AR11 Aca (1R) Smith,T Black History Mo.-desig. February 2001 REP/ACA

AR18 Wisniewski,J/Cohen,N+2 Privacy Issues Asm. Task Force-estab. REP

AR21 Smith,R/Van Drew,J Mil. burials-concerns honor guard REP

AR38 Aca (1R) Connors,C/Moran,J+1 Sgt. John Basilone-commemorative stamp REP/ACA

AR51 Stanley,C/Van Drew,J Natl. Sr. Cit. Day-desig. May 15th REP

AR52 Stanley,C+3 Natl. Grandparents Day-memor celebration REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A588 Watson Coleman,B/Guear,G+2 Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib REP REF AAP



Bills Transferred:



A1619 Gusciora,R Lighters/matches-proh. sale to minors FROM AHH TO ALP

A1622 Gusciora,R PERS-prov. addl death benf. coverage FROM ASI TO ASG

A1623 Gusciora,R TPAF-purch of cert. out-of-st. svc. cred FROM ASI TO ASG

A1624 Gusciora,R Lifeguard pension benf.-revises FROM ASI TO ASG

A1625 Gusciora,R Truck ban-extend to 96-inch wide trucks FROM ATU TO ATR

A1626 Gusciora,R Handguns, cert.-proh. sale, possession FROM ALA TO ALP

A1627 Gusciora,R Photo radar devices-auth. use FROM ALA TO ALP

A1629 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Bound Brook & Manville Boroughs-approps. FROM ACE TO AEN

A1630 Cohen,N Real estate brokers-incl. bus. broker FROM AED TO ARP

A1631 Cohen,N Pharmacist Bus. Asst. Act FROM AED TO ARP

A1647 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Vet. prop. tax elig.-concerns FROM ALP TO AMV

A1687 Cohen,N Health care benf.-corp. bus. tax cred. FROM AJU TO AHH



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A267 Pennacchio,J Work First NJ-incr. cash asst. benf. FROM AFW

A746 Cottrell,M/Malone,J+6 PERS vets.-revise retir. provisions FROM ASG



Co-Sponsors Added:



A291 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J)

A345 (Egan,J)









Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A668 (Doherty,M)

A712 (Steele,A; Van Drew,J)

A1118 (Egan,J)

A1121 (Egan,J)

A1579 (Doherty,M)

A1763 (Cottrell,M)

AJR17 (Eagler,P; Edwards,W)

AR52 (Eagler,P; Steele,A; Van Drew,J)

AR82 (Cottrell,M; Doherty,M; Garrett,E; Merkt,R; Myers,C; Rooney,J; Wolfe,D)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A234 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A250 (Diegnan,P)

A251 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P)

A278 Aca (1R) (Chatzidakis,L)

A437 Aca (1R) (McKeon,J)

A512 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J)

A607 (Gusciora,R)

A769 (Egan,J)

A955 (Guear,G)

A1301 (Stanley,C)

A1511 Aca (1R) (Sarlo,P)

A1691 (Hackett,M)

ACR39 (Cruz-Perez,N)

AJR12 Aca (1R) (Pou,N)

AR21 (Van Drew,J)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A607 (Gusciora,R)

A1301 (Stanley,C)

ACR39 (Cruz-Perez,N)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



*Effective January 31, 2002



State Capitol Joint Management Commission:



Kelly Ganges, of Lawrenceville.



*Effective February 4, 2002



State Capitol Joint Management Commission:



Jon R. Bombardieri, of Lawrenceville.



Notes to the January 31, 2002 Legislative Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A351 Caraballo,W/Chivukula,U Hospice care prog.-income tax contrib. REP REF AAP *NOT 2RA*

A565 Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+4 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. REP REF AAP *NOT 2RA*

A1079 Farragher,C+5 Tattooing & Body Piercing Practice Act REP REF AAP *NOT 2RA*









The Assembly adjourned at 6:50 P.M. to meet on Monday, February 11, 2002 (SESSION/GUBERNATORIAL ADDRESS).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (01/31/02):



None