NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for June 28, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 30 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Sunday, June 30, 2002 (SESSION, Select Committees at the Call of the President).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR149 Ahearn,M/Conners,J Pledge of Allegiance-concerns

AR151 Wisniewski,J/Sarlo,P Amtrak-natl. passenger rail svc.



Bills Introduced:



A2605 Friscia,A Child support orders-concerns REF AFW

A2606 Previte,M/Weinberg,L Work First NJ-concerns work req. REF AFW

A2607 McKeon,J/Hackett,M MV theft offenses-upgrade penal. REF AJU

A2608 McKeon,J Tenant security deposit laws-changes REF AHO

A2609 McKeon,J CATV company-proh. discrimination REF ATU

A2610 Geist,G Open Pub. Meetings Act-revise provisions REF ASG

A2611 Geist,G HOPE Scholarship Prog Study Comm;$5K REF AED

A2612 Previte,M/Watson Coleman,B Work First NJ-concerns emerg. asst. REF AFW

A2613 Moran,J/Impreveduto,A Mun. prosecutor-incr. term REF AJU

A2614 Johnson,G/Gusciora,R+7 Commuter tickets, counterfeit-concerns REF AJU

A2615 Bodine,F+1 False govt. documents-upgrades penal. REF AHS

A2616 Guear,G/Smith,R+8 School zone-concerns crim. drug laws REF AJU

A2617 Johnson,G/Conaway,H+11 DNA testing-concerns REF ALP

A2618 Asselta,N Child care expenses-income tax credit REF AFW

A2619 Asselta,N Rt. 55 extension-devel., design REF ATR

A2620 Asselta,N Ovarian cancer pub. awareness;$75K REF AHH

A2621 Gusciora,R Finan instit-limit disclosure, cert info REF ABI

A2622 Geist,G Vol. fire co.-concerns contrib. REF AHO

A2623 Arnone,M St. emp./freeholder-paid time off REF ASG

A2624 Conaway,H/Smith,R+2 Meat, sell-by date-notify customers REF ACO

A2625 Greenwald,L Auto. Insur. Competition/Choice Act REF ABI

A2626 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Sch. bd. emp., bus driv.-dismissal REF AED

A2627 Sarlo,P/Cohen,N Auto. insur.-proh. reducing med. copymt. REF ABI

A2628 Watson Coleman,B+1 Remediation costs-bus. tax cred. REF AEN

ACR124 Previte,M/Weinberg,L+35 Elim. Discrim. Against Women-memor. REF AFW

AR148 Roberts,J/Eagler,P+25 Nursing home reimb.-memor. REF AHH









Bills Passed:



A710 AaSa (2R) Weinberg,L/Cottrell,M+11 Discrim. in housing-concerns (71-3-2)

A972 AcaSca (2R) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+8 Drunk driving complaint-extend file time (76-0-0)

A1880 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Smith,R+1 Lobsters-concerns (71-2-0)

S658 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+6 Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab. (72-1-2)

S1198 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Adler,J+3 Assault, youth sporting event-upgrade (69-5-2)



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2500 Greenwald,L/Payne,W FY2003-Annual Approp. Act REP

A2501 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Roberts,J Bus. Tax Reform Act-revises and updates REP/ACA



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A2506 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Cohen,N Fees & penal, cert.-estab & increases (Van Drew)



Bills Substituted:



A440 AcaAa (2R) Smith,R/Guear,G+1 Assault, youth sporting event-upgrade SUB BY S1198 (1R)

A1915 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Friscia,A+6 Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab. SUB BY S658 (1R)

S658 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+6 Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab. SUB FOR A1915 (1R)

S1198 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Adler,J+3 Assault, youth sporting event-upgrade SUB FOR A440 (2R)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A2509 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Co. prosecutor-concerns cert. costs FROM ABU



Co-Sponsors Added:



A440 AcaAa (2R) (Greenstein,L)

A775/2351 AcaAcsAa (ACS/1R) (Asselta,N)

A972 AcaSca (2R) (Chivukula,U)

A1893 (Barnes,P)

A1915 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Conaway,H)

A2204 (McKeon,J)

A2487 (Friscia,A)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2175 (Diegnan,P)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2386 (Van Drew,J)

A2556 (Asselta,N)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S658 Sca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Conaway,H; Previte,M; Heck,R; Guear,G; Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

S1198 Sca (1R) (Greenstein,L)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S658 Sca (1R) (Friscia,A; Doria,J)

S1198 Sca (1R) (Guear,G; Smith,R)



The Assembly did not adjourn and is currently in recess. The Assembly is scheduled to meet on Sunday, June 30, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A710 AaSa (2R) Weinberg,L/Cottrell,M+11 Discrim. in housing-concerns

A972 AcaSca (2R) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+8 Drunk driving complaint-extend file time

A1880 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Smith,R+1 Lobsters-concerns

S658 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+6 Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab.

S1198 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Adler,J+3 Assault, youth sporting event-upgrade

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/27/2002):



None