NEW JERSEY

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for June 17, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 26 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, June 20, 2002 (SESSION, Select Committees at the Call of the President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2466 Impreveduto,A World languages-concerns instruction REF AED

A2467 Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A Big Brothers/Sisters-crim hist check fee REF ALP

A2468 Pennacchio,J/Doherty,M Fed. retir. contrib.-income tax excl. REF AAP

A2469 Cryan,J/Doria,J Viol.-Free Initiative Prog.-estab. REF ASG

A2470 Cryan,J Devel. rights, cert. mun.-auth. transfer REF AHO

A2471 Merkt,R/Barnes,P Electric assist mobility device-concerns REF ALP

A2472 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Sr. Cit. Mile Based Auto Insur. Act REF ASI

A2473 Bodine,F/Munoz,E Med. malpractice-concerns minors REF ABI

A2474 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Sch. bond validating act REF AED

A2475 Smith,R Berthing of houseboats-concerns REF AAN

A2476 Conaway,H/Conners,J Electronic Death Regis. Sys.-mandates REF AHH

A2477 McKeon,J/Weinberg,L Stroke case registry in St.-estab. REF AHH

A2478 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Main St. Counseling Ctr.;$300K REF AFW

A2479 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Noah's Ark Childrens Assn.;$65K REF AFW

A2480 Gusciora,R Special Purple Heart-estab. lic. plate REF ATR

A2481 Gusciora,R Sch dist emp-concern criminal hist check REF AFW

A2482 Doria,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E Presidents' Council, N.J.-concerns memb. REF AED

A2483 Sarlo,P Meadowlands Sports Complex-rail line REF ATR

A2484 Van Drew,J Poultry manure-concerns use REF AAN

A2485 Biondi,P/Bateman,C St. Govt. Mun. Reimb. Act REF AHO

A2486 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab. REF AHH

A2487 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Mental health coverage req.-revises REF AHH

A2488 Heck,R Judicial training courses-concerns REF AJU

A2489 Johnson,G/Ahearn,M+12 Korean War, 50th anniv.-issue svc. medal REF AMV

A2490 Asselta,N Fed civil svc emp benf-excl cert amounts REF AMV

A2491 Wisniewski,J Human Relations Council-modify gov. REF ASG

A2492 Wisniewski,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E+1 Pub. transp, sr cit/disab-concerns fares REF ATR

A2493 Moran,J/Connors,C Drunk driv.-incr. penal. REF ALP

A2494 Moran,J/Connors,C Drunk driv. victims-req. memor. signs REF ATR

A2495 Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P Identity theft-upgrades crime REF AJU

A2496 Johnson,G/Barnes,P+2 Teaching candidates-criminal hist. check REF AED

A2497 Conaway,H Post-conviction proceeding-guidelines REF AJU

A2498 Conaway,H/Conners,J SPCA-reorg. REF AAN

A2499 Conners,J/Conaway,H Insur. fds., jt.-req. exams REF ABI

A2521 Thompson,S/Arnone,M Sports & Entertainment Dist. Finan. Act REF ACE

A2522 Cruz-Perez,N/Barnes,P Law enforcement off., local-concerns REF ALP

A2523 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Med. malpractice-concerns testimony REF ABI

A2524 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Commercial veh.-display safety info. REF ATR

A2525 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Unsatisfied Claim/Judgement Fd-concerns REF ABI





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2526 Azzolina,J/Arnone,M+1 Vol. health care svcs.-prov. immunity REF AJU

A2527 D'Amato,P/Blee,F Drunk Driv. Prev./Ed. Grant Fd-estab. REF ALP

A2528 Caraballo,W Racing Comm.-reconstitutes memb. REF ATG

A2529 Heck,R PAAD-changes co-pymt. REF ASI

A2530 Heck,R PAAD-incr. cert. income elig. REF ASI

A2531 Heck,R Med malpractice liab.-concerns REF ABI

A2532 Smith,R/Guear,G Co. investigators-concerns REF ALP

A2533 O'Toole,K Cred. card solicitations-concerns REF AED

A2534 Johnson,G/Hackett,M+1 St. Police-trooper performance database REF ALP

A2535 Farragher,C/Arnone,M Tomato-desig. as St. Fruit REF AAN

A2536 Johnson,G/Watson Coleman,B+1 Prof. Responsibility Off.-creates REF AJU

A2537 Farragher,C/Holzapfel,J Crisis intervention prog.;$1.050M REF ALP

A2538 Carroll,M Purple Heart recipient-special lic plate REF ATR

A2539 Watson Coleman,B Housing, multifamily-concerns REF AHO

A2540 Watson Coleman,B Affordable housing-concerns REF AHO

A2541 Watson Coleman,B AFDC emerg. asst.-fd. low-income rental REF AHO

A2542 Watson Coleman,B Emerg. shelters, temp.-concerns REF AHO

A2543 Watson Coleman,B Prop., abandoned-concerns REF AHO

A2544 Watson Coleman,B COAH-incr. no. of memb. REF AHO

A2545 Doria,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E Distance learning network aid-concerns REF AED

A2546 Friscia,A/Doria,J Child of St inmate-concerns tuition cost REF AED

A2547 Stanley,C+5 Pub. sch. emp.-criminal hist. check REF AED

ACR121 Corodemus,S Haz. discharge cleanup-concerns REF AEN

ACR122 Connors,C/Moran,J Real prop.-concerns assessment REF AHO

ACR123 Johnson,G/Hackett,M+1 Jt. St. Police Oversight Comm.-creates REF ALP

AJR38 Conaway,H/Cohen,N+2 Rules of Evidence-amends REF AJU

AR136 Malone,J/Guear,G Emerg mgmt. vol., loc.-svc. awards REF AHS

AR137 Asselta,N/Thompson,S+1 AJ Meerwald-represent NJ, Sail for Amer. REF ASG

AR138 Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M+1 Year of the Polio Survivor-desig. 2002 REF AHH

AR139 Heck,R Israel-expresses strong support REF ASG

AR140 Farragher,C/Cohen,N Pub.-priv. disaster coalition-create REF ABI



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A210/139 Acs (ACS) Friscia,A/Wisniewski,J+18 Domestic viol.-aggravated assault REP/ACS

A345/2341 Acs (ACS) Caraballo,W/Steele,A+1 Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab. REP

A384 Wisniewski,J Rescue equip. operator-exemp. comm. lic. REP

A432 Aca (1R) Smith,R Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record REP/ACA

A445 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+3 Cell phone-proh use while driv. sch. bus REP/ACA

A706 Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+1 Privatize St. svcs.-concerns contracts REP

A713 Weinberg,L+1 Privatize co svcs-concerns cert contract REP

A744 Aca (1R) Cottrell,M/Malone,J Natl. Guard-cont. pension, health benf. REP/ACA

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

A1874/1526 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Sarlo,P+2 Harassment prev. policy-sch. dist. adopt REP/ACS

A1877 Aca (1R) Munoz,E Tax bd. memb., co.-incr. office term REP/ACA

A1915 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Friscia,A+2 Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab. REP/ACA

A2054 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N Camden Rehab. & Econ. Recovery Act REP/ACS

A2064 Aca (1R) Geist,G/Smith,R Animal control off, certified-estab list REP/ACA

A2210 Aca (1R) McKeon,J Pub. park parking lots-concerns REP/ACA

A2216 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Greenstein,L Jury duty-exemp., caring for minor child REP/ACA

A2263 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Sires,A Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns REP/ACA

A2273 Gusciora,R/Sires,A Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP

A2274/2339 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Sires,A Env. Infrastructure Trust-expenditure REP/ACS

A2285 Aca (1R) Smith,R Truant children-court impose sanctions REP/ACA

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

A2306 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Payne,W+24 Children & incarcerated parents-concerns REP/ACA

A2308 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Doria,J+13 Testbook sharing-concerns REP/ACA

A2323 Cohen,N JRS-concerns survivor benf. REP

A2359 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Quigley,J Airport emp.-crim hist background checks REP/ACA

A2372 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Malone,J+1 Bargaining unit-concerns fees REP/ACA

A2423 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J Fire Prot. Equip. Advis. Comm.-incr memb REP/ACA

A2426 Weinberg,L/Previte,M Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig. REP

A2429 Caraballo,W Co. prosecutor, acting-clarifies salary REP

A2430 Previte,M/Payne,W Foster parents-in-svc. training req. REP

A2465 Weinberg,L Pupil transp. contracts-concerns REP

A2502 Aca (1R) Doria,J Tobacco Settlement Finan. Corp. Act REP/ACA

A2513 Caraballo,W Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act REP

ACR109 Gusciora,R/Sires,A Env Infrastructure Trust/FY 2003-approve REP





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



AJR29 Aca (1R) Johnson,G/Ahearn,M+15 Emerg. Svcs. Personnel Appreciation Day REP/ACA

AJR32 Ahearn,M Tuxedo, NY-prevent golf course constr. REP

AJR37 Chivukula,U/Gusciora,R Superfund tax-Pres. and Cong. reauth. REP

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

AR130 Quigley,J/Stender,L Fire Safety catalog/report-concerns REP

AR133 Previte,M/Payne,W+1 Youths aging out of foster care-ed. fds. REP

AR135 Watson Coleman,B Welfare agency-prov. greater access REP

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

S658 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Allen,D Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab. REP

S1103 ScaSa (2R) Bagger,R Tax bd. memb., co.-incr. memb. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1173 Previte,M/Geist,G+24 Firefighters w/cancer-workers' comp. REP REF AAP

A1935 Aca (1R) Bodine,F Bus rapid transit demo proj.-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A1976 Doria,J/Sires,A Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA REP REF AAP

A2129 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+1 PFRS-concerning death benf. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2143 Greenstein,L/Roberts,J+1 NJ Transit retirees-prov. relief REP REF AAP

A2169/1350 Acs (ACS) Conners,J/Conaway,H Tech.-Bd. of Ed. adopt curriculum REP/ACS REF AAP

A2224 Aca (1R) McKeon,J Police veh.-use GSP w/out paying toll REP/ACA REF AAP

A2286 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Van Drew,J Vocational sch. dist.-concerns funding REP/ACA REF AAP

A2361 Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F Transp. Heritage Ctr.-estab. REP REF AAP

A2437/1801 Acs (ACS) Sarlo,P/Fisher,D+2 Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb REP/ACS REF AAP

A2443 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J Home Ownership Asst. Act of 2002 REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A139 Heck,R/D'Amato,P+1 Domestic viol.-aggravated assault COMB/W A210

A1350 Geist,G Tech.-Bd. of Ed. adopt curriculum COMB/W A2169

A1526 Azzolina,J/Thompson,S+2 Harassment prev. policy-sch. dist. adopt COMB/W A1874

A1801 Kean,T Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb COMB/W A2437

A2339 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-expenditure COMB/W A2274



Co-Sponsors Added:



A706 (Geist,G)

A713 (Geist,G)

A780 (Wisniewski,J)

A1913 (Weinberg,L)

A2129 Aca (1R) (Asselta,N)

A2269 (Russo,D)

A2346 (Geist,G)

A2437/1801 Acs (ACS) (Gusciora,R)

AR133 (Weinberg,L)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2064 Aca (1R) (Smith,R)

AJR37 (Gusciora,R)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2054 Acs (ACS) (Geist,G)



The Assembly adjourned at 8:10 P.M. to meet on Thursday, June 20, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/13/02):



None