NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for May 9, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 19 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Notice of Intention as of May 2, 2002:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Georgia M. Curio, of Millville.

Anthony John Graziano, of Bloomingdale.

Joseph Elmer Kane, of Egg Harbor Township.

James E. Rafferty, of Turnersville.

Joseph P. Testa, of Vineland.

John Tomasello, of Mantua.

Louis R. Meloni, of Pennsauken.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Joseph Elmer Kane, of Egg Harbor Township.

John Tomasello, of Mantua.

Joseph P. Testa, of Vineland.

Georgia M. Curio, of Millville.

Louis R. Meloni, of Pennsauken.

James E. Rafferty, of Turnersville.

Anthony John Graziano, of Bloomingdale.



TO BE A MEMBER AND CHAIR OF THE NEW JERSEY BUILDING AUTHORITY:

John H. Fisher, III, of Mantua, to succeed himself as a member and to replace Stephen Roger Ehrlich as Chair.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD ON CARNIVAL AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY:

Judith N. Mullins, of Madison.

Harold J. Nolan, Jr., of Navesink.

William A. Zumsteg, of Toms River, to replace Roy Guillian.

William J. Dauphinee, of Lansdale.

Lucy A. Murphy, of Lake Hopatcong, to replace Joseph Davis.

Michael Skelly, of Atco.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION:

Thomas P. Fote, of Toms River, to replace John Connell.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS:

Frank A. Neary, of Ocean, to replace Richard K. Dressel, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE:

William T. Mullen, of Succasunna, to replace James Sinclair.

George P. Kelley, P.E., P.P., of Montclair, to replace Farouk Ahmad.

Peter Visceglia, of Red Bank, to replace Stephen Noble, P.E.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON RADIATION PROTECTION:

Daniel Wartenberg, Ph.D., of Skillman.

Glenn M. Sturchio, of Cranbury, to replace Beverly Good, resigned.





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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE AND RARITAN CANAL COMMISSION:

Martin D. Jessen, of Metuchen.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL:

Robert P. Allen, of Deptford.

Roy J. Carbone, of Hamilton.

Thomas B. Reddington, of Pittstown.

Leila Gold, of West Orange, to replace Beverly L. Dairsow, resigned.

Holly E. Wetscher, of Westfield, to replace Lisa Goldman.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FISH AND GAME COUNCIL:

Robert F. Vonsuskil, Jr., of Vineland.

Edward H. Kertz, of Egg Harbor, to replace John Bradway, Sr.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

Michael J. Baker, of East Brunswick, to replace Harold L. Colburn, M.D., resigned.

Lester Miller, Esq., of Teaneck, to replace Joseph Mania, III, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

Arvind Kumar, M.D., M.S., of South Plainfield, to replace Eric Munoz, M.D., resigned.



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

Mark Pollard, of Princeton, to replace Joel A. DeLisa, resigned.

Scott A. Whitman, of Milltown, to replace Carl V. LaGrotteria, Sr., resigned.

David C. Lowell, of Somerville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES FINANCING AUTHORITY:

Thomas A. Zelante, Esq., of Morris Township, to replace Shing-Fu Hsueh, Ph.D., P.E., P.P, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORIC TRUST:

Thomas H. Brown, Ph.D., of Plainfield, to replace Lee Ellen Griffith.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL COMMISSION:

Michael Fernandez, of West Trenton.



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

Dorothy Leung Blakeslee, of Wyckoff.



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

Debbie Salas-Lopez, M.D., M.P.H., of South Plainfield.

Pamela Persichilli, RNC, of Mercerville, to replace Deborah Jean Johnson-Rothe, M.D.

Enrique Hernandez, M.D., of Bernardsville, to replace Marvin B. Ross.



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

Peter J. DiNardo, of Jersey City, to replace Edward McGlynn, resigned.

James W. Mastriani, of Wall, to replace Andrew Muscato, Esq.

Donald J. Buchanan, of Medford.

Art Cifelli, of Edison, to replace John Ricci.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Michael N. Kasparian, of Ho-Ho-Kus, to replace Michael Solondz, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

Robert Pimienta, of Franklin Lakes.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COMMISSION ON AGING:

Carmel A. Fischer, of Cinnaminson, to replace Dr. Paul Cavalli.

Alison V. Carter, of Roselle.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Jane Burgio, of North Caldwell.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY WORLD TRADE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Lisa Beamer, of Cranbury.

Tracy Pierce Woodall, of Oradell.

Marilyn M. Joseph, of East Orange.





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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY WORLD TRADE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND - BOARD OF TRUSTEES: (cont'd)

Cynthia E. McDay, of Colonia.

Sheryl J. Oliver, of Jackson.

David Lawrence, of Summit.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARK COMMISSION:

Joseph M. Sanzari, of Ho-Ho-Kus, to replace Philip White.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PASSAIC VALLEY SEWERAGE COMMISSION:

Anthony J. Luna, of Lodi, to replace James Krone, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Ronald D. Winthers, of Willingboro, to replace Alan Davis.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

R. Kenneth Totten, of Ringoes, to replace Thomas Brodhecker.

Peter L. Melick, of Lebanon, to replace Steven Jany.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF HUMAN SERVICES:

Steven J. Vlahos, of Cherry Hill.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS:

James Valenti, of Colts Neck, to replace Theodore Cassera.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PLANNING COMMISSION:

Beth Kitchen, AICP, P.P., of Collingswood, to replace Karen J. Kominsky, resigned.

Timothy J. Touhey, of Avon-By-The-Sea, to replace Joseph J. Maraziti, Jr., Esq., resigned.

George A. Pruitt, Ph.D., of Lawrenceville, to replace Jerrold Jacobs.

Michele Simone Byers, of Southampton.

Gary Paparozzi, of Lodi, to replace Doug Palmer.

Edward J. McKenna, Jr., of Red Bank, to replace Barry H. Zagnit, resigned.

Donna M. Pearson, of Bridgeton, to replace Margaret Nordstrom.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE VICTIMS OF CRIME COMPENSATION BOARD:

Marianne McConnell, Esq., of Ironia, to replace Lorraine Pullen, resigned.



TO BE THE BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

John L. Molinelli, of Woodcliff Lake.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES:

Diane M. Legreide, of Point Pleasant, to replace C. Richard Kamin, resigned.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS:

Reni Erdos, of Scotch Plains, to replace Mark S. Herr, resigned.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF PURCHASE AND PROPERTY:

Hope R. Blackburn, Esq., of Lawrenceville, to replace Lana J. Sims, resigned.



TO BE THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

Sean F. Dalton, of Monroeville.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Georgia M. Curio, of Millville.

Anthony John Graziano, of Bloomingdale.

Joseph Elmer Kane, of Egg Harbor Township.

Louis R. Meloni, of Pennsauken.

James E. Rafferty, of Turnersville.

Joseph P. Testa, of Vineland.

John Tomasello, of Mantua.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY:

Leroy Robinson, of Maplewood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Annabel De Las Matas Haveron, of Warren, to replace Barbara Burgess Wolfe.









Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY:

Ercole Frank Di Antonio, of Pedricktown, to replace David Kotok.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DRUG UTILIZATION REVIEW BOARD:

Sharon A. Yeske-Amato, R.Ph., of Annandale, to replace Edith Kessler-Feinstein, R.Ph.



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

Michael G. Morris, of Stanton.

Aladar G. Komjathy, of Lambertville, to replace Jo-Ann R. Boehm.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN:

Elizabeth L. Volz, of Glassboro, to replace Marguerite Emberger.



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

William Rockafellow, of Belvidere, to replace Michael Snyder.



TO BE ADMINISTRATOR OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS:

Colonel Emil H. Philibosian, of Belle Mead, to replace Michael L. Warner, resigned.



TO BE THE BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

John L. Molinelli, of Woodcliff Lake.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES:

Diane M. Legreide, of Point Pleasant, to replace C. Richard Kamin, resigned.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS:

Reni Erdos, of Scotch Plains, to replace Mark S. Herr, resigned.



TO BE THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

Sean F. Dalton, of Monroeville.



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN:

Barbara Hudgins, of Atlantic City, to replace Lathea Morris.



Nominations Corrected Copy:



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

Aladar G. Komjathy, of Lambertville, to replace Jo-Ann R. Boehm *NOT* Harrie Copeland III.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Robert James D'Anton, of Toms River, to replace James Cicalese *NOT* Robert Slater.



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

John O. Susino, of Elmwood Park, to replace Arnold Schwab, deceased.



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



SR61 Codey,R Sen. Pres. as Gov.-amend Senate Rules



Bills Introduced:



S1436 Inverso,P St. positions-background checks REF SLP

S1437 Inverso,P Aerial spray application-concerns REF STR

S1438 Inverso,P Flight instruction-background check req. REF STR

S1439 Inverso,P Aeronautic off.-carry firearm permitted REF SLP

S1440 Inverso,P Civil Air Patrol;$250K REF STR

S1441 Allen,D St. sch. aid for 2002-03-estab. level REF SED

S1442 Sweeney,S Non-teaching staff-concerns arbitration REF SLA

S1443 Coniglio,J Ethical Standards Exec. Comm.-incr memb. REF SSG

SR57 Inverso,P New home buyer prot.-amend regulations REF SCU





Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A459 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Cryan,J+1 Higher ed faculty, cert.-submit reports REP

A701 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+1 Home care prov-give patient emp info REP/SCA

A1727 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Barnes,P+4 Lic. revoked-incr jail time, repeat off. REP

S105 Bennett,J+5 HOPE Scholarship Prog Study Comm;$5K REP

S276/397 Scs (SCS) Bucco,A Elevator fire recall keys-concerns REP/SCS

S279 Girgenti,J+2 Burglary of resid.-2nd degree crime REP

S341 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Coniglio,J+2 Epinephrine-emerg. med. tech. administer REP/SCA

S444/1210 Scs (SCS) Turner,S/Bennett,J+1 Smoking in cert. pub. premises-concerns REP/SCS

S477 Adler,J/Bagger,R Faith Based Community Devel. Initiative REP

S499 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Adler,J+2 Home care prov-give patient emp info REP/SCS

S514 Martin,R Arbitration procedures-concerns rules REP

S573/890 Scs (SCS) Codey,R/Palaia,J+6 Handguns, child-proof-mandates sale REP/SCS

S616 Sca (1R) Gormley,W Pinelands Area-timed growth ordinance REP/SCA

S746 Bark,M Vet. prop. tax elig.-concerns REP

S797 Matheussen,J/Turner,S Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. REP

S924 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Storage fac.-regulate REP/SCA

S970 Singer,R Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req. REP

S1008 Gormley,W/Adler,J Inspector General-create position REP

S1068 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Singer,R Home Improvement Contractors' Regis. Act REP/SCA

S1103 Sca (1R) Bagger,R Tax bd. memb., co.-incr. office term REP/SCA

S1119 Sca (1R) Vitale,J+3 Higher ed. students-hepatitis B req. REP/SCA

S1236 Smith,B/Littell,R Library grant fd.-concerns REP

S1249/1278 Scs (SCS) Matheussen,J/Bennett,J Medical gas piping installation-req cert REP/SCS

S1270 Sca (1R) Inverso,P Lic. revoked-incr jail time, repeat off. REP/SCA

S1330 Turner,S Unemp. Comp. Direct Deposit Prog.-estab. REP

S1399 Girgenti,J Sheriffs-enforce truck weight limits REP

S1409 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Inverso,P Dental benf.-insured choose dentist REP/SCA

S1415 Gill,N Workers' comp case-concerns witness fees REP

S1432 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Vol emerg svcs-concern survivors pension REP/SCA

SCR54 Coniglio,J/Bark,M Individuals w/Disab. Ed. Act-incr. fding REP

SJR13 Connors,L Natl. cemetery, new-locate in NJ REP

SR25 Turner,S Food Stamp Prog.-Cong. increase min. REP

SR42 Sca (1R) Codey,R Alco./drug use, teenagers in mv-study REP/SCA

SR50 Allen,D Natl. Grandparents Day-memor celebration REP

SR55 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Girgenti,J Amer. mil. hist.-teach using vets REP/SCA



Bills Referred/SBA:



S444/1210 Scs (SCS) Turner,S/Bennett,J+1 Smoking in cert. pub. premises-concerns

S477 Adler,J/Bagger,R Faith Based Community Devel. Initiative

S797 Matheussen,J/Turner,S Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf.

S1008 Gormley,W/Adler,J Inspector General-create position

S1236 Smith,B/Littell,R Library grant fd.-concerns

S1330 Turner,S Unemp. Comp. Direct Deposit Prog.-estab.

S1432 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Vol emerg svcs-concern survivors pension



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



A1889 AcaScaAa (3R) Cohen,N/Arnone,M+5 Mun. and co. budgets-concerns



Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:



A252 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+3 Sr. cit.-pub. util. 30-day pymt. plans REF SEG

A284 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Van Drew,J+10 Telephone solicitor-caller id blocking REF SCM

A332 O'Toole,K/Geist,G+5 Mun. meetings-permits pub. participation REF SCU

A361 Caraballo,W/O'Toole,K Right turn on red-optional REF SLP

A406 AaAa (2R) Kean,T/Caraballo,W+5 Mail solicitations, electronic-reg. REF SCM

A415 Aca (1R) Kean,T/Merkt,R Bd. of elections-expands elig. age REF SSG

A529 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Steele,A+5 Voter regis.-higher ed registrar off. REF SSG

A542 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Ahearn,M+2 Internet Voting Study Comm.-estab. REF SSG

A543 Roberts,J/Ahearn,M+4 Absentee ballots-concerns REF SSG

A560 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N+1 Emission control equip.-dealer disclose REF STR

A1109 Aca (1R) Garrett,E/Gregg,G+1 Black bear-bans intentional feeding REF SEN

A1156 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Recall election-proh. contrib. by casino REF SSG

A1172 Previte,M/Johnson,G+2 Bodily fluid at probation offic.-assault REF SLP

A1552 AcaAa (2R) Greenwald,L/Previte,M+7 Water Supply & Contamination Study Comm. REF SEN







Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee: (cont'd)



A1586 Aa (1R) Gregg,G/Green,J+2 Dog, dangerous-proh. debarking REF SEG

A1688 AcaAa (2R) Wisniewski,J/Fraguela,R+2 Ferry passenger service-concerns REF STR

A1750 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+3 Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act REF SCM

A1751 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Burial of indigent persons-co. pay costs REF SCU

A1757 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+4 Tpk. Auth.-waive tolls, cert. conditions REF STR

A1864 Merkt,R/Cohen,N Limited liab. co.-concerns dissolved co. REF SCM



Bills Combined:



S397 Sacco,N Elevator fire recall keys-concerns COMB/W S276

S890 Inverso,P/Girgenti,J+8 Handguns-restrictions on future sales COMB/W S573

S1210 Bagger,R/Buono,B+2 Smoking in pub. places-loc govt restrict COMB/W S444

S1278 Coniglio,J/Codey,R Medical gas piping installation-req cert COMB/W S1249



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S1228 Martin,R+1 Security off. prog.-estab. FROM SJU

S1381 Lance,L Suppl. comp., cert.-limits upon retir FROM SCU

S1398 Codey,R Surburban Wildlife Mgmt Task Force-estab FROM SEN



Co-Sponsors Added:



S55 (Ciesla,A)

S110 (Ciesla,A)

S121 (Ciesla,A; Smith,B)

S149 (Vitale,J; Ciesla,A; Coniglio,J; Smith,B; Turner,S)

S197 (Bagger,R; Palaia,J)

S217 (Ciesla,A)

S303 (Bark,M; Cardinale,G; Matheussen,J)

S310 Sca (1R) (Adler,J; Bark,M; Cardinale,G)

S347 (Ciesla,A)

S445 (Adler,J; Coniglio,J; Palaia,J)

S466 (Matheussen,J)

S481 (Allen,D)

S482 (Allen,D)

S502 (Ciesla,A)

S575 Sca (1R) (Gill,N)

S645 (Bagger,R)

S646 (Ciesla,A)

S668 (Buono,B)

S700 (Ciesla,A)

S709 (Bark,M)

S713 (Matheussen,J; Cardinale,G; Smith,B; Bark,M)

S760 (Ciesla,A)

S771 (Ciesla,A)

S810 (Ciesla,A)

S812 (Inverso,P)

S889 ScsSa (SCS/1R) (Ciesla,A)

S890 (Buono,B)

S914 (Matheussen,J; Coniglio,J)

S948 (Vitale,J)

S978 (Palaia,J)

S1075 (Adler,J)

S1119 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J)

S1156 (Adler,J)

S1181 (Ciesla,A)

S1200 (Turner,S; Adler,J; Bennett,J; Palaia,J; Martin,R)

S1210 (Vitale,J)

S1283 (McNamara,H)

S1335 (Connors,L)

S1348 Sca (1R) (Bark,M)

S1373 (Bagger,R)

SCR13 (Ciesla,A)

SJR27 (Coniglio,J)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S121 (Adler,J)

S1340 (Suliga,J)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S121 (Adler,J)

S172 (Lance,L)

S303 (Vitale,J)

S333 (Bucco,A)

S340 (Adler,J)

S341 Sca (1R) (Coniglio,J)

S408 (Palaia,J)

S840 (Adler,J)

S914 (Vitale,J)

S919 (Matheussen,J)

S1017 (Adler,J)

S1187 (Adler,J)

S1198 (Adler,J)

S1237 (Gill,N)

S1248 (Bagger,R)

S1276 (Adler,J)

S1280 (Adler,J)

S1396 (Vitale,J)

SCR51 (Allen,D)



Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



S121 (Palaia,J)

S665 (Palaia,J)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective April 5, 2002



Joint Budget Oversight Committee:



Senator Wayne R. Bryant (5)



*Effective April 11, 2002



New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Fund:



Kevin Byrne, of New Providence.



New Jersey Tourism Advisory Council:



Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33)



Governor's Advisory Council on AIDS:



Senator Joseph F. Vitale (19)









The Senate President has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



*Effective April 11, 2002



New Jersey Israel Commission:



Senator John H. Adler (6)

Senator Byron M. Baer (37)



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission:



James Appleton, of Trenton.



Joint Committee on Mentoring:



Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (20)

Senator Ronald L. Rice (28)



New Jersey State Museum - Board of Trustees:



Senator Shirley K. Turner (15)



Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission:



Senator John H. Adler (6)



New Jersey Historical Commission:



Senator Wayne R. Bryant (5)



Joint Committee on the Public Schools:



Senator Byron M. Baer (37)

Senator Wayne R. Bryant (5)

Senator Ronald L. Rice (28)



Commission on Business Efficiency in the Public Schools:



Senator Shirley K. Turner (15)



Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs:



Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33)



New Jersey Commission to Deter Criminal Activity:



Senator John A. Girgenti (35)













The Senate President has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



*Effective April 30, 2002



New Jersey Intergovernmental Relations Commission:



Senator Wayne R. Bryant (5)

Senator Barbara Buono (18)

Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33)



Health Service Corporation Conversion Temporary Advisory Commission:



Michael Dasaro, of West Caldwell.



*Effective May 2, 2002



Space Utilization Committee:



Senator Joseph Suliga (22)



Joint Budget Oversight Committee:



Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33) (Alternate Member)



*Effective May 3, 2002



Joint Budget Oversight Committee:



Senator Robert E. Littell (24)

Senator Leonard Lance (23) (Alternate Member)



The Senate President has made the following reappointments:



*Effective April 29, 2002



Automobile Insurance Territorial Rating Plan Advisory Commission:



Samuel F. Fortunato, of Little Silver.



New Jersey Law Revision Commission:



Peter A. Buchsbaum, Esq., of Woodbridge.



*Effective May 2, 2002



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:



James M. Coleman, of Red Bank.









The Senate President has withdrawn the following appointments:



*Effective April 16, 2002



Joint Budget Oversight Committee:



Senator Robert E. Littell (24)

Senator Leonard Lance (23)



Note to the March 25, 2002 Legislative Digest:



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S20 ScaScaAa (3R) (Turner,S) *NOT* (Palaia,J)



The Senate adjourned at 8:03 P.M. to meet on Monday, May 13, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A75 Ahearn,M/Van Drew,J+1 Home Loan Prot. Act of 2002 REF ABI

A2215 Cryan,J Vol. sports personnel-crim. hist. checks REF AJU

A2216 Quigley,J/Greenstein,L Jury duty-exemp., caring for minor child REF AJU

A2217 Chivukula,U Health dept, loc-crim. background check REF AHO

A2218 Johnson,G Assault on law enforcement off-mand term REF AJU

A2219 Johnson,G Elec. communication-access to cert. info REF AJU

A2220 Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A Child offense, failure to report-crime REF AJU

A2221 Hackett,M Tuition bills, pub. instit.-concerns REF AED

A2222 McKeon,J/Gusciora,R Env. crimes prosecutor, special-estab. REF AEN

A2223 McKeon,J Prop. tax-concerns exemp., cert bldgs. REF AHO

A2224 McKeon,J Police veh.-use GSP w/out paying toll REF ATR

A2225 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+19 PERS police survivors-paid health benf. REF ASG

A2226 Friscia,A Sch. and med. family leave-prov. REF ALA

A2227 Roberts,J/Thompson,S Optometrists-concerns practice REF AHH

A2228 Kean,T MV Inspection Contract-concerns REF ASG

A2229 Fisher,D/Biondi,P Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. REF ALA

A2230 Roberts,J Pub. indoor recreation-concerns REF AAN

A2231 Perez-Cinciarelli,E/Doria,J Crane operators-prov. certification REF ARP

A2232 Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Sports and entertainment dist.-creates REF ACE

A2233 Sarlo,P/Ahearn,M Terrorist attack victim-exemp income tax REF AHS

A2234 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Med. malpractice insur.-concerns liab. REF ABI

A2235 Chatzidakis,L Vet. memor. cemetery;$337.5K REF AMV

A2236 Chatzidakis,L Drought mgmt.-concerns REF AEN

A2237 Merkt,R Uniform Trade Secrets Act REF ACO

A2238 Munoz,E Dirt bikes/all terrain veh-St parks proh REF AAN

A2239 Merkt,R Notary pub.-amends statute REF AJU

A2240 Merkt,R Superfund site, cert persons-liab exempt REF AEN

A2241 Guear,G/Bodine,F Audio-visual alarm sys-install, pub bldg REF AHS

A2242 Merkt,R/Barnes,P Firearm crime-data on illegal possession REF ALP

A2243 Merkt,R Admin. Rule Readability Council-creates REF ASG

A2244 Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A US & NJ flags-display, hwy. entrance REF ATR

A2245 Merkt,R Speed limits-concerns, cert. hwys. REF ATR

A2246 Merkt,R Water pollution penal., cert.-DEP reduce REF AEN

A2247 Merkt,R Natural resource damage-concerns REF AEN

A2248 Merkt,R Sheriff, acting-perform real estate sale REF AJU

A2249 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Long term care insur. plan-loc. pub. emp REF ASG

A2250 Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M+2 Gov. Council, Home Community-Based Care REF AHH

A2251 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Pub. bidding, Meadowlands-concerns REF ASG

A2252 Weinberg,L/Munoz,E Primary practitioner-loan redemption REF AHH

A2253 Merkt,R Gross income tax-replace REF AAP

A2254 Merkt,R Wetlands, freshwater-concerns reg. exemp REF AEN

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2255 Merkt,R Resid. id cards-auth. issuance REF AHO

A2256 Merkt,R Substance abuse prev prog-estab;$2.5M REF AED

A2257 Merkt,R Natl. Burn Victim Foundation;$350K REF AAP

A2258 Merkt,R Sr. Cit. Affordable Housing Support Prog REF ASI

A2259 Merkt,R Recreation fac.-exemp. from cert. liab. REF AJU

A2260 Merkt,R Crime victims-concerns rights REF AJU

A2261 Merkt,R Site improvement standards-narrows focus REF AHO

A2262 DiGaetano,P Charter sch.-concerns estab. REF AED

A2263 Gusciora,R Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns REF AEN

A2264 Stanley,C Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req. REF AHH

A2265 Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+1 Sr. Gold Prescrip Discount Prog-concerns REF ASI

A2266 Cryan,J/Caraballo,W+2 MV restricted use lic.-concerns REF ALP

A2267 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Sch. aid, St.-estab. level for 2002-2003 REF AED

A2268 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Abbott dist.-concerns designation REF AED

A2269 Impreveduto,A/Eagler,P+5 Arc Essex & Arc Bergen-Passaic co.;$675K REF AHH

A2270 Conners,J/Conaway,H+2 Vet. prop. tax deduction-proration auth. REF ALP

A2271 Gusciora,R Group Home Oversight Task Force-estab. REF AHH

A2272 Gusciora,R Family life ed.-offer instruction REF AED

A2273 Gusciora,R Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF AEN

A2274 Gusciora,R Env. Infrastructure Trust-expenditure REF AEN

A2275 Gusciora,R Pinelands Comm.-enforcement powers REF AEN

A2276 Cottrell,M/Malone,J+2 Hearing aids-health insur. coverage req. REF ABI

A2277 Conaway,H/Conners,J+2 Homestead prop. tax reimb-concerns elig. REF ASI

A2278 Malone,J/Greenwald,L+1 Extraordinary Needs Aid;$17.302M REF AED

A2279 Impreveduto,A/Moran,J+1 Cosmetology-estab. apprenticeship prog. REF ARP

A2280 Rooney,J Pub. util. and energy reg.-reorg. REF ATU

A2281 Guear,G/Friscia,A+3 PFRS-incr. retir. allowance REF ASG

A2282 Eagler,P/Edwards,W+1 Homestead prop tax reimb-extend deadline REF AAP

A2283 McKeon,J/Doria,J Better Ed. Savings Trust-concerns REF AED

A2284 McKeon,J+1 TPAF, PERS-incr. cert. retir. allowances REF ASG

A2285 Smith,R Truant children-court impose sanctions REF AJU

A2286 Doria,J/Van Drew,J Vocational sch. dist.-concerns funding REF AED

A2287 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J Water supply mgmt.-concerns REF AEN

A2288 McKeon,J Hotel room occupancy-impose tax REF AHO

A2289 Stender,L/Impreveduto,A+5 MV and traffic regulations-concerns REF ATR

A2290 Stender,L/Impreveduto,A+5 Traffic control devices-concerns REF ATR

A2291 Doria,J/DiGaetano,P New Millennium Loan, Redemption Prog;$5M REF AED

A2292 Watson Coleman,B/Conaway,H Amer. Indian Tribes-recognizes REF ASG

A2293 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Sch. breakfast prog.-concerns REF AED

A2294 Cohen,N/Conners,J Loans, cert-concerns cert. charges REF ABI

A2295 Cohen,N/McKeon,J Electronic fd. transfer-concerns REF ABI

A2296 Watson Coleman,B Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-clarify REF ACE

A2297 Watson Coleman,B Physician-cultural competency training REF ACE

A2298 Cohen,N/Cryan,J Fraudulent actions-statute of limitation REF ABI

A2299 Watson Coleman,B Presch. recruitment prog-sch dist estab. REF AED

A2301 Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A Accountants-emp., comp. by fiduciaries REF ABI

A2302 Watson Coleman,B Estate tax-concerns REF AAP

A2303 Cohen,N/Sarlo,P ATMs-concerns REF ABI

A2304 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+4 Firearm heir-crim. background check req. REF ALP

A2305 Johnson,G/Barnes,P+6 Uninsured mv-police off. impound REF ALP

A2306 Previte,M/Payne,W+24 Children & incarcerated parents-concerns REF AFW

A2307 Merkt,R Prop. exempt from taxation-concerns REF AHO

A2308 Fisher,D/Doria,J+13 Testbook sharing-concerns REF AED

A2309 Gregg,G/Merkt,R+2 Emp. job performance disclosure-immunity REF ALA

A2310 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Mun. off. & positions-concerns elig. REF AHO

A2311 McKeon,J Autism Registry-estab.;$500K REF AFW

A2312 Van Drew,J/Asselta,N Phase 2 Tourism Funding-provides REF ATG

A2313 Myers,C Farmland preserv.-concerns REF AAN

A2314 Myers,C Vol. Emerg. Svcs. Hwy. Reimb. Fd.-estab REF AHS

A2315 Myers,C Prescription drugs-concerns retail sales REF ACO

A2316 Chatzidakis,L Nurse recruitment/ed prog.-creates;$498K REF AHH

A2317 Vandervalk,C/Roberts,J Foreclosure procedures-concerns REF ABI

A2318 Vandervalk,C Charter sch.-concerns estab. REF AED

A2319 Barnes,P/Holzapfel,J Lewdness-upgrade to fourth degree crime REF AJU

A2320 DiGaetano,P/Doria,J Save Ellis Island, Inc.-vol. contrib. REF AAP

A2321 DiGaetano,P/Doria,J Save Ellis Island-auth lic. plate REF ATR

A2322 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Auto insur.-concerns tort options REF ABI

A2324 Blee,F/D'Amato,P+3 Elim Health Disparities Initiative-estab REF AHH

A2325 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Desig. driv. lic. plates, special-estab. REF ALP

A2326 Chivukula,U/Egan,J St. Auditor-expand duties REF ASG

A2327 Garrett,E/Gregg,G Dam repair/remediation-creates prog. REF AEN

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2328 Greenwald,L PERS, TPAF-concerns svc. cred. transfers REF ASG

A2329 Greenwald,L Recyclables-concerns marketing REF AEN

A2330 Stender,L/Burzichelli,J+10 Vol fire/rescue squad memb-mortgage prog REF AHO

A2331 Moran,J Toll Roads Auth.-successor auth. REF ATR

A2332 Gusciora,R Serious crime-full cash bail req. REF AJU

A2333 Connors,C/Moran,J Polling place accessibility-concerns REF ASG

A2334 Moran,J/Connors,C SPRS-incr. retir. benf. REF ASG

A2335 Kean,T Stillbirth-estab. birth certificate REF AHH

A2336 Kean,T Catastrophic Illness, Children Fd.-elig. REF AHH

A2337 Doria,J Pharmacy Benf. Mgmt. Co. Act REF AHH

A2338 Heck,R/Asselta,N Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF AEN

A2339 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-expenditure REF AEN

A2340 Smith,R PAAD/Sr Gold prescrip prog-concerns elig REF ASI

A2341 Steele,A/Burzichelli,J Pub. Advocate-restores REF ASG

A2511 Guear,G/Conaway,H+1 St. emp, cert.-prov addl retire. benf. REF ASG

ACR105 Merkt,R St. Govt.-concerns operating expenses REF AAP

ACR106 Merkt,R Tobacco settlement bonds-voter approval REF AAP

ACR107 Merkt,R Pub. emp. benf.-concerns cert. contrib. REF ALA

ACR108 Ahearn,M/Conners,J+4 WWII memorial, Washington DC-support REF ASG

ACR109 Gusciora,R Env Infrastructure Trust/FY 2003-approve REF AEN

ACR110 Myers,C Voter-approved loc. option income tax REF AHO

ACR111 Heck,R/Malone,J Env Infrastructure Trust/FY 2003-approve REF AEN

AJR36 Chatzidakis,L Wastewater, Grey Water Reuse Study Comm REF AEN

AR152 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+1 Nuclear waste-constr. repository REF AHS

AR153 Van Drew,J Cable TV industry-allows St. to regulate REF ATU

AR154 Cohen,N/Cryan,J Colombian nationals-protected status REF ASG

AR155 Van Drew,J Anti-cancer drugs, oral-Medicare cover REF ASI

AR156 Fraguela,R Colombian nat'ls.-temp. protected status REF ASG

AR157 Ahearn,M/Conners,J+4 Vet. health care-improve sys. REF AMV

AR158 Gusciora,R Civilian Conserv. Corps Day-03/31/03 REF AAN

AR159 Steele,A/Stanley,C Health workers-natl. crim. hist. regis. REF ASI

AR160 Van Drew,J Medicare-prov eyeglass/dentures coverage REF ASI

AR161 Heck,R/DiGaetano,P Aircraft noise-adopt stricter standards REF ATR

AR162 Bateman,C/Biondi,P World Health Assembly-Taiwan, observer REF AHH

AR163 Holzapfel,J/Wolfe,D+1 Waterways, St.-incr St. Trooper presence REF AHS

AR164 Farragher,C/Asselta,N+1 Anti-cancer drugs, oral-Medicare cover REF ASI

AR165 Doria,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E Pub Health/Env Laboratory-constr new fac REF AHH

AR166 McKeon,J/Sarlo,P+39 Israel-support against terrorism REF AHS



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A103 Thompson,S+3 Blood donation-concerns age REP

A433 Smith,R+1 Prescription drug coverage-concerns REP

A447 Smith,R/Guear,G+1 Tropical wood-proh. mun. use REP

A453 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Conaway,H+4 Defibrillator-req. in health clubs REP/ACA

A626 Aca (1R) Arnone,M/Guear,G+2 Gambler-request placement self-excl list REP/ACA

A1131 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Holzapfel,J+7 Law enforcement badges, honorary-reg. REP/ACA

A1616 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Health benf terminated-employer notify REP/ACA

A1630 Cohen,N Real estate brokers-incl. bus. broker REP

A1693/312 Acs (ACS) Vandervalk,C/Weinberg,L+1 Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover REP/ACS

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

A1745 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Sires,A+1 Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds REP/ACA

A1845 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Moran,J+1 Biotech. Permit Acceleration Task Force REP/ACA

A1852 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Munoz,E Med. resident's hours-estab. limits REP/ACA

A1888 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Weinberg,L+5 Higher ed. students-hepatitis B req. REP/ACA

A1897 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Quigley,J+4 Dental benf.-insured choose dentist REP/ACA

A1952 Sires,A/Van Drew,J UEZ-concerns permissible expenditures REP

A2033 O'Toole,K/Barnes,P Crim. memorabilia profits-escrow account REP

A2042 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Impreveduto,A Safety prof., cert.-proh. advertising REP/ACA

A2047 Aca (1R) Roberts,J Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun REP/ACA

A2049 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Van Drew,J Tourism industry-report to Gov. & Leg. REP/ACA

A2095 Wisniewski,J/Van Drew,J Renewable energy standards viol.-penal. REP

A2108 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Ahearn,M Transition bonds-concerns REP/ACA

A2115 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Tucker,D Const proj, mun-concerns cert. contracts REP/ACA

A2126 Van Drew,J/Ahearn,M+1 Svc. stations, self-service-concerns REP

A2133 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Conners,J Mun liens, search cert-elim. retention REP/ACA

A2164 Barnes,P/Greenwald,L+4 Detective Agency-repeals charter REP

A2303 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Sarlo,P ATMs-concerns REP/ACA







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



AR81 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J+1 Natl Police & FF Recog. Day-memor Cong REP/ACA

S577 Sca (1R) Codey,R+3 Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds REP

S817 Girgenti,J Crim. memorabilia profits-escrow account REP

S894 Aca (1R) Bennett,J Safety prof., cert.-proh. advertising REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A487 Bateman,C+3 Tourette Syndrome Assn.;$150K REP REF AAP

A2059 Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N UEZ, Gloucester City-auth. creation REP REF AAP

A2205 Russo,D Landscape Irrigation Contract Act-amend REP REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A312 Gusciora,R/Cohen,N+13 Contraceptive, prescription-insur. cover COMB/W A1693



Bills Transferred:



S894 Aca (1R) Bennett,J Safety prof., cert.-proh. advertising FROM ARP TO ACO



Bills Withdrawn From the Files:



A2232 Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Sports and entertainment dist.-creates FROM ACE



Co-Sponsors Added:



A592 (Greenwald,L)

A626 Aca (1R) (D'Amato,P; Blee,F)

A1526 (Weinberg,L)

A1543 (Guear,G)

AR122 (Guear,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A119 (Geist,G)

A133 (Johnson,G)

A1745 Aca (1R) (Sires,A)

A2071 (Van Drew,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A1852 Aca (1R) (Ahearn,M)



Note to the May 6, 2002 Legislative Digest:



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A345 (Sarlo,P)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:15 P.M. to meet on Monday, May 13, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).







Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/6/2002):



None