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for May 20, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 22 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, May 30, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A2362 Wisniewski,J/Friscia,A Transp. Trust Fd-concerns expenditures REF ATR

A2363 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P Prof. and occupational lic.-concerns REF ARP

A2364 Chivukula,U Open space preserv.-concerns REF AAN

A2365 Conaway,H/Conners,J+7 Voter intimidation-investigate REF ASG

A2366 Conaway,H/Conners,J+7 Sanitary req., animal contact-concerns REF AAN

A2367 Sarlo,P Charter sch.-concerns estab. REF AED

A2368 Rooney,J/Azzolina,J Contaminated home-prov low interest loan REF AEN

A2369 Wisniewski,J/Egan,J ABC id cards-concerns REF ALP

A2370 Perez-Cinciarelli,E Jersey City prop. tax relief;$25M REF AHO

A2371 Guear,G/Van Drew,J+4 Tourism promotion;$2M REF ATG

A2372 Sires,A Bargaining unit-concerns fees REF ALA

AJR37 Chivukula,U Superfund tax-Pres. and Cong. reauth. REF AEN

AR128 Wisniewski,J/Ahearn,M Aircraft traffic patterns-redesign REF ATR

AR129 Sarlo,P/McKeon,J St. of Israel bonds investment-commends REF ASG



Motions:



A1394/1779/2511 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Early retir. benf.-St. emp. To Aa (Kean)

A1394/1779/2511 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Early retir. benf.-St. emp. To Table Aa (Roberts) (41-34-0)

A1952 Sires,A/Van Drew,J UEZ-concerns permissible expenditures To Aa (Burzichelli)

A1952 Sires,A/Van Drew,J UEZ-concerns permissible expenditures To Table Aa (Roberts) (43-31-0)



Bills Passed:



A282 AcaAa (2R) Gusciora,R/Vandervalk,C+9 EMTs-certified, cardiac defibrillation (69-6-1)

A368 Aa (1R) Wisniewski,J/Eagler,P+4 Fire prot. sys.-proh. standby fees (57-17-2)

A387 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Burzichelli,J+8 E-ZPass theft-fourth degree crime (72-1-0)

A447 Smith,R/Guear,G+2 Tropical wood-proh. mun. use (57-15-3)

A453 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Conaway,H+5 Defibrillator-req. in health clubs (52-18-4)

A537 Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+9 Assault on corrections off-upgrade penal (77-0-0)

A626 Aca (1R) Arnone,M/Guear,G+3 Gambler-request placement self-excl list (77-0-0)

A666 Chatzidakis,L+1 Electric power-concerns (75-0-2)

A689 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Weinberg,L/Doria,J+4 Domestic viol-insurers proh from discrim (75-1-0)

A710 Aa (1R) Weinberg,L/Cottrell,M+9 Discrim. in housing-concerns (71-5-0)

A712 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+30 Aged, disab prog-income estimation error (77-0-0)

A1131 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Holzapfel,J+10 Law enforcement badges, honorary-reg. (77-0-0)



Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A1394/1779/2511 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Early retir. benf.-St. emp. (58-14-3)

A1630 Cohen,N Real estate brokers-incl. bus. broker (72-4-0)

A1696 Blee,F/D'Amato,P+1 Casino Rev. Fd. Advisory Comm.-add memb. (77-0-0)

A1743 Johnson,G/Ahearn,M+1 Towing operators-accept cash or credit (72-3-1)

A1775 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Johnson,G+3 Fire Svc Resources Emerg. Deployment Act (70-2-3)

A1952 Sires,A/Van Drew,J UEZ-concerns permissible expenditures (59-15-0)

A2049 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Van Drew,J+2 Tourism industry-report to Gov. & Leg. (73-1-3)

A2115 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Tucker,D Const proj, mun-concerns cert. contracts (72-5-0)

A2125 Stender,L+1 Judges, cert.-solemnize marriages (73-1-2)

A2126 Van Drew,J/Ahearn,M+3 Svc. stations, self-service-concerns (66-4-6)

A2133 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Conners,J Mun liens, search cert-elim. retention (77-0-0)

A2147 Conners,J/Previte,M Mil base, fed-submit base closing report (75-1-0)

A2187 Van Drew,J/Asselta,N UEZ, jt.-clarifies parameters (75-0-0)

A2188 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Munoz,E+1 Pharmaceutical supplies-concerns distrib (76-0-0)

ACR98 Weinberg,L/Previte,M+13 TANF-Cong. reauth. prog. (46-21-9)

AJR22 Azzolina,J/Previte,M+4 WWII Vet Memor Advisory Comm-reconstitue (77-0-0)

AR81 Aca (1R) Pennacchio,J+2 Natl Police, FF & Emerg. Svcs Recog. Day (76-0-0)

AR127 Barnes,P/Previte,M Drug Court Mo.-declares May, 2002 (75-0-0)

AR152 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+4 Nuclear waste-constr. repository (74-0-0)

S869 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Lesniak,R+2 Transition bonds-concerns (66-7-2)

S981 Turner,S/Gusciora,R+9 Dogs, cert.-mun. court find dangerous (73-0-3)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1004 Aa (1R) Moran,J/Impreveduto,A Podiatrists-revises statutes (Moran)

A1714 Aa (1R) Friscia,A/Sarlo,P+2 Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns (Friscia)

A1888 AcaAa (2R) Greenwald,L/Weinberg,L+5 Higher ed. students-hepatitis B req. (Greenwald)

A2095 Aa (1R) Wisniewski,J/Van Drew,J+1 Renewable energy standards viol.-penal. (Wisniewski)

S577 ScaAa (2R) Codey,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds (Burzichelli)



Bills Substituted:



A298 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+8 Dogs, cert.-mun. court find dangerous SUB BY S981

A1745 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Sires,A+3 Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds SUB BY S577 (1R)

A2108 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Ahearn,M Transition bonds-concerns SUB BY S869 (1R)

S577 ScaAa (2R) Codey,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds SUB FOR A1745 (1R)

S869 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Lesniak,R+2 Transition bonds-concerns SUB FOR A2108 (1R)

S981 Turner,S/Gusciora,R+9 Dogs, cert.-mun. court find dangerous SUB FOR A298



Bills Transferred:



A2069 Doria,J/Azzolina,J+2 Clean Communities and Recycling Act FROM AEN TO AAP



Co-Sponsors Added:



A282 AcaAa (2R) (Pou,N; Conners,J)

A345/2341 Acs (ACS) (Stender,L)

A387 Acs (ACS) (Heck,R)

A447 (Gusciora,R)

A453 Aca (1R) (Greenwald,L)

A537 (O'Toole,K; Conners,J; Heck,R)

A540 (Friscia,A)

A626 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R)

A631 Aca (1R) (Heck,R; Stender,L)

A666 (Greenwald,L)

A689 AcsAa (ACS/1R) (Heck,R)

A710 Aa (1R) (Conaway,H; Gusciora,R; Heck,R)

A712 (Greenwald,L; Pou,N)

A1131 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Pou,N; Sarlo,P)

A1146 Aca (1R) (Pou,N)

A1616 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

A1684 (McKeon,J)

A1696 (Fisher,D)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1713 (Bodine,F)

A1743 (Conners,J)

A1745 Aca (1R) (Edwards,W; Greenwald,L)

A1775 Aca (1R) (Conners,J)

A1852 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A1948 (Barnes,P)

A2049 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Stender,L)

A2125 (Green,J)

A2126 (Gusciora,R; Friscia,A)

A2178 (Sarlo,P)

A2179 (Asselta,N)

A2188 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A2358 (Merkt,R; Myers,C; Arnone,M; Gregg,G; D'Amato,P; Egan,J)

ACR45 (Diegnan,P)

ACR98 (Gusciora,R)

AJR22 (Conners,J)

AR81 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

AR152 (Connors,C; Moran,J)

AR153 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

AR156 (DiGaetano,P)

AR160 (Eagler,P)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A775 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E)

A1305 (Johnson,G)

A1902 Aca (1R) (Payne,W)

A2264 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A2358 (Chivukula,U)

AJR22 (Previte,M)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A1895 (Biondi,P)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2115 Aca (1R) (Smith,T)

A2166 (Ahearn,M)

AJR22 (Kean,T)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2166 (Sarlo,P)



Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S577 ScaAa (2R) (Sires,A; Burzichelli,J)

S869 Sca (1R) (Caraballo,W; Ahearn,M)

S981 (Watson Coleman,B; Gusciora,R)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:

S577 ScaAa (2R) (Greenwald,L; Edwards,W; Sarlo,P)

S981 (Cruz-Perez,N; Friscia,A; Stanley,C; Roberts,J; Conaway,H; Conners,J; Previte,M; Weinberg,L)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:27 P.M. to meet on Thursday, June 13, 2002 (SESSION).







Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



S869 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Lesniak,R+2 Transition bonds-concerns

S981 Turner,S/Gusciora,R+9 Dogs, cert.-mun. court find dangerous



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/16/02):



None