NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for September 12, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 34 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

Barry Albin, of Warren Township.



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Frederic R. McDaniel, of Westfield.



TO BE A JUDGE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION:

Watson P. Berich, of Red Bank.

Salvatore A. Ingraffia, of Elmwood Park.



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

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONSOLIDATED POLICE AND FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND COMMISSION:

Thomas Tighe, of Sayreville.

William Schlueter, of Old Bridge, to replace Nancy Naughton, resigned.

William A. Nagy, Jr., of South Plainfield, to replace Sue Ann Ricci, resigned.

George A. Castro, of Elizabeth, to replace Bertram Melchar, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

James A. Dunkins, M.ED., of Millville, to replace Gerard Velazquez, II.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY:

Jacquelyn Love, of Deptford, to replace Joan Davis.



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

Richard Lorentzen, of Iselin, to replace Bert L. Buckler.

Joseph J. Nita, of North Brunswick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY:

Robert Medina, of Long Valley, to replace Susan Davis, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Frank J. Ryan, of Belle Mead, to replace Martin Tuchman.



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

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTHORITY:

John Hibbs, of Millstone, to replace Raymond Pocino, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY PORT CORPORATION:

Jonathan S. Gershen, of Princeton, to replace Robert Workman, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS:

Joseph J. Louro, D.C., of Spring Lake, to replace Robert A. Apuzzio, D.C.





Nominations Advise and Consent: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL:

James M. Farrell, Esq., of Flemington, to replace Richard Spies, resigned.

Douglas A. Love, of Rumson, to replace J. Peter Skirkanich.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

John M. Mitch, of Avenel, to replace Anthony Bartolotta.

John K. Sayers, of Roseland, to replace Milton J. Wigder, deceased.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

John P. Ferguson, of Park Ridge, to replace Allen Chin.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL:

Jerry Fischer, Esq., of Burlington Township.



TO BE THE PASSAIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

James F. Avigliano, of Wayne.



TO BE THE PUBLIC DEFENDER:

Yvonne Smith Segars, Esq., of Ridgewood, to replace Ivelisse Torres, Esq., deceased.



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING BOARD:

Mayor Meryl Frank, Ph.D., of Highland Park, to replace Booker Rice, resigned.

Bills Introduced:



S1756 Lance,L Gifts rec'd by Leg. and staff-restricts REF SSG

S1757 Lance,L Grass roots lobbying-finan. disclosure REF SSG

S1758 Lance,L Lobbyists-greater disclosure;$150K REF SSG

S1759 Cafiero,J Newspapers-revise mun publication req. REF SCU

S1760 Furnari,G/Girgenti,J Water utilities-background checks req REF SLP

S1761 Furnari,G/Coniglio,J Finan. svc. firms-adopt cert. practices REF SSG

S1762 Cardinale,G/Bucco,A+1 Marriages-concerns validation REF SJU

S1763 Cardinale,G Leg/Judiciary memb-file disclosure stmts REF SJU

S1764 Cardinale,G+1 Sex offenders-concerns REF SLP

S1765 Cardinale,G/Cafiero,J Domestic viol shelters-concerns funding REF SHH

S1766 Cardinale,G/Bucco,A Police off., retired-concerns fire arms REF SLP

S1767 Singer,R Distinguished Svc. Medal-extend elig. REF SLP

S1768 Singer,R Insur policies, cert-cancellations REF SCM

S1769 Singer,R Korean War, 50th anniv.-issue svc. medal REF SLP

S1770 Singer,R/Bark,M Investment clubs-concerns REF SBA

S1771 Cafiero,J Stillbirth-estab. birth certificate REF SHH

S1772 Smith,B Water Infrastructure Prot. Act REF SEN

S1773 Bark,M Investment clubs-concerns REF SBA

S1774 Bark,M Black bears-concerns relocation REF SEN

S1775 Bark,M St pharmaceutical assist prog-concerns REF SHH

S1776 Bark,M Pub constr contract-conserv measures req REF SEG

S1777 Bark,M Main St. NJ prog.-concerns REF SEG

S1778 Connors,L Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab REF SEN

S1779 Connors,L Worker's comp-extends suppl benf. REF SLA

S1780 Rice,R Nonpub personal finan info cert-disclose REF SCM

S1781 Rice,R Govt. Unit Prot Act-eligible collateral REF SCM

S1782 Rice,R St-operated sch dist-concerns REF SED

S1783 Rice,R/Turner,S NJ-Africa Comm.-estab. REF SEG

S1784 Rice,R Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns REF SED

S1785 Rice,R Water supply/sewerage, cert-tax deduct. REF SEN

S1786 Palaia,J Gambler-request placement self-excl list REF SEG

S1787 Vitale,J Sch. buses-concerns REF STR

S1788 Vitale,J Domestic viol.-concerns REF SHH

S1789 Vitale,J Domestic viol-insurers proh from discrim REF SHH

S1790 Allen,D Homestead prop tax reimb-extend deadline REF SCU

S1791 Cafiero,J/Palaia,J+1 Snakehead fish-concerns REF SEN

S1792 Cafiero,J/Palaia,J+1 Animals, cert-concern possession/release REF SEN









Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S1793 Allen,D Recycled asphalt-permits use REF STR

S1794 Allen,D Recycled asphalt-permits use REF STR

S1795 Bucco,A Shower rails-sr. low income rental proj. REF SCU

S1796 Allen,D/Palaia,J St. revenues-concerns approp. REF SED

S1797 Allen,D/Palaia,J Homestead Rebate Pymt Prot. Act REF SCU

S1798 Bagger,R Worker's comp/vol emer personnel-benf. REF SLA

S1799 Rice,R Insur. Disclosure Act-enacts REF SCM

S1800 Gill,N Emp. contracts-proh. cert. provisions REF SLA

S1801 Codey,R Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch REF SED

S1802 Matheussen,J/Inverso,P+9 FY2003-deletes cert sch aid language REF SED

S1803 Palaia,J/Allen,D+10 Student digitized id prog.-auth. REF SED

S1804 Inverso,P/Matheussen,J+8 Crim sexual contact-estab mand min term REF SLP

S1805 Palaia,J/Allen,D+10 Child victimization prev prog-estab. REF SED

S1806 Bennett,J/Matheussen,J+10 Crimes against children-upgrades penal. REF SJU

S1807 Turner,S Emp Security Council-concerns duties REF SLA

S1808 Turner,S Child support orders-concerns REF SHH

S1809 Turner,S Thomas Edison St. Coll.-leased prop. REF SED

S1810 Turner,S Hybrid veh purch-income/bus tax cred REF SEN

S1811 Turner,S Sch. breakfast prog.-concerns REF SED

S1812 Turner,S Nov-viol. leaders-concerns instruction REF SED

S1813 Bryant,W Elections-concerns hours and pay REF SSG

S1814 Allen,D+8 Bank accounts-modifies escheat law REF SCM

S1848 Littell,R Black bear-bans intentional feeding REF SEN

SR82 Connors,L Workers' comp/SS benf-modify limits REF SLA



Bills Passed:



A565 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+9 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. (32-3)

A1346 Geist,G/Wisniewski,J+3 Personal identifying info.-unlawful use (38-0)

A1558 AcaSca (2R) Greenwald,L/Guear,G+17 Amber's Plan-estab. abducted child alert (39-0)

A1753 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+7 Marriage lic. applications-concerns (38-0)

S118 Bennett,J/Palaia,J+3 Sch. Asthma Protocol Task Force;$15K (39-0)

S240 Sca (1R) Suliga,J+2 Animal experiments-alternate ed. proj. (37-0)

S246 Suliga,J Firefighting equip. demo.-cert. persons (38-0)

S380 Sacco,N/Bucco,A+1 Oxygen, in resid.-notify fire dept. (36-0)

S487 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Martin,R+4 Domestic viol/child abuse-ed instruction (38-0)

S620 Sca (1R) Furnari,G/Connors,L+9 Traveling carnival rides-inspection (39-0)

S677 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A+2 Ephedrine products-proh. sale to minors (37-0)

S999 Sca (1R) Turner,S St. officials, cert.-reside in NJ (36-0)

S1286 Girgenti,J Parolees-concerns conditions (39-0)

S1402 Sca (1R) Gormley,W/Martin,R+4 Sch. bd. travel expense-concerns (37-0)

S1436 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P+3 Contractors, cert.-background checks (39-0)

S1530 Turner,S+2 Energy use allocation sys.-concerns (31-7)

S1610 Sca (1R) Allen,D Brain injuries-concerns resid. (37-0)

S1709 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Palaia,J+2 Sch. bd. emp., bus driv.-dismissal (38-0)

SCR66 Codey,R/Bennett,J+2 Leg Back to Sch Mo-estab Sept 16-Oct 11 (39-0)

SJR25 Matheussen,J+2 Epilepsy Awareness Mo.-desig. November (39-0)

SJR32 Bagger,R+2 UNICEF Day-desig. October 31st each yr. (37-0)

SR62 Codey,R/Buono,B+2 Cable TV industry-allows St. to regulate (Voice)

SR911 Bennett,J/Codey,R+38 September 11, 2001-commemorate (Voice)



Bills Substituted:



A565 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+9 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. SUB FOR S102 (1R)

A772 Green,J/Biondi,P+3 Rent gouging-prev. in st. of emerg. area SUB FOR S1121

A1346 Geist,G/Wisniewski,J+3 Personal identifying info.-unlawful use SUB FOR S1332

A1558 AcaSca (2R) Greenwald,L/Guear,G+17 Amber's Plan-estab. abducted child alert SUB FOR S1229/1737 (SCS)

A1753 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+7 Marriage lic. applications-concerns SUB FOR S1505

A2426 Weinberg,L/Previte,M+1 Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig. SUB FOR S1315

S102 Sa (1R) Singer,R/Cardinale,G+2 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. SUB BY A565 (1R)

S1121 Coniglio,J+1 Rent gouging-prev. in st. of emerg. area SUB BY A772

S1229/1737 Scs (SCS) Adler,J/Bagger,R+8 Amber's Plan-estab alert, abducted child SUB BY A1558 (2R)

S1315 Bryant,W Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig. SUB BY A2426

S1332 Turner,S/Gill,N Personal identifying info.-unlawful use SUB BY A1346

S1505 Vitale,J/Rice,R Marriage lic. applications-concerns SUB BY A1753







Bills Lost:



A917 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+4 Nonprofit org-proh disclosing cert info (20-0)

A2426 Weinberg,L/Previte,M+1 Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig. (20-13)

SJR28 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G+4 Encouraging Cable TV Competition Comm. (19-0)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



S102 Sa (1R) Singer,R/Cardinale,G+2 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig. (31-0) (Codey)

S514 Sa (1R) Martin,R+1 Arbitration procedures-concerns rules (36-0) (Martin)

S1326 Sa (1R) Bryant,W+1 Mun. police promo. exam.-residency cred. (29-2) (Bryant)

S1515 ScaSa (2R) Inverso,P+2 Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council (36-0) (Inverso)



Bills Referred/SBA:



S746 Bark,M+6 Vet. prop. tax elig.-concerns



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S1509/1612 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R/Bryant,W Cigarette tax-incr. FROM 2RS



Co-Sponsors Added:



S118 (Cafiero,J; Allen,D; McNamara,H)

S445 (Furnari,G)

S487 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J; Palaia,J; Allen,D; McNamara,H)

S620 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J; Matheussen,J; Allen,D)

S677 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

S746 (Allen,D; Inverso,P; Cafiero,J; Palaia,J; Matheussen,J; McNamara,H)

S948 (Rice,R)

S1112 (Baer,B)

S1121 (McNamara,H)

S1200 (Girgenti,J; Bucco,A)

S1229/1737 Scs (SCS) (Palaia,J; Cafiero,J; Gill,N; Buono,B; Sweeney,S; Matheussen,J; Allen,D; McNamara,H)

S1326 Sa (1R) (Charles,J)

S1402 Sca (1R) (Cafiero,J; Allen,D; Palaia,J)

S1436 Scs (SCS) (Palaia,J; Matheussen,J)

S1515 ScaSa (2R) (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

S1530 (Allen,D; Palaia,J)

S1555 (McNamara,H)

S1611 Sca (1R) (Sweeney,S)

S1675 (Rice,R; James,S)

S1676 (Rice,R; James,S)

S1709 Sca (1R) (Allen,D; Cafiero,J)

S1713 Sca (1R) (Turner,S)

S1762 (Inverso,P)

S1764 (Bark,M)

S1791 (Allen,D)

S1792 (Allen,D)

S1802 (Lance,L; Palaia,J; Singer,R; Cafiero,J; Bark,M; Bucco,A; Gormley,W; Bagger,R; Allen,D)

S1803 (Matheussen,J; Martin,R; Cafiero,J; Gormley,W; Bagger,R; Lance,L; Bark,M; Singer,R; Bucco,A; Inverso,P)

S1804 (Cafiero,J; Gormley,W; Bagger,R; Lance,L; Palaia,J; Bark,M; Singer,R; Bucco,A)

S1805 (Matheussen,J; Martin,R; Cafiero,J; Gormley,W; Bagger,R; Lance,L; Bark,M; Singer,R; Bucco,A; Inverso,P)

S1806 (Martin,R; Cafiero,J; Gormley,W; Bagger,R; Lance,L; Palaia,J; Bark,M; Singer,R; Bucco,A; Allen,D)

S1814 (Cafiero,J; Lance,L; Cardinale,G; Littell,R; Bagger,R; Connors,L; Kavanaugh,W; Bark,M)

SCR66 (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

SJR25 (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

SJR28 Sca (1R) (Inverso,P; McNamara,H; Palaia,J; Allen,D)

SJR32 (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

SR62 (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

SR65 (Matheussen,J)

SR79 (Sweeney,S)







Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S445 (Codey,R)

S1215 (Bryant,W)

SR62 (Buono,B)



Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



SJR28 Sca (1R) (Baer,B)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A565 Aa (1R) (Singer,R; Cardinale,G; Bucco,A; Furnari,G)

A772 (McNamara,H; Coniglio,J)

A1346 (Gill,N; Turner,S)

A1558 AcaSca (2R) (Cafiero,J; McNamara,H; Allen,D; Matheussen,J; Palaia,J; Buono,B; Sweeney,S; Bagger,R; Adler,J; Gill,N; Kyrillos,J; Girgenti,J; Bucco,A; Inverso,P; Furnari,G; Sacco,N; Martin,R; Bark,M; )

A1753 (Vitale,J; Rice,R)

A2426 (Bryant,W)



Note to the September 9, 2002 Legislative Digest:



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PLANNING COMMISSION:

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



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1229/1737 Scs (SCS) (Cafiero,J; Palaia,J; Matheussen,J; Bucco,A; Allen,D; Inverso,P; Buono,B; Furnari,G; Sacco,N; Martin,R; Bark,M)



The Senate adjourned at 6:16 P.M. to meet on Thursday, September 19, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2518 Cohen,N Ed Opportunity Fd-increase off term REF AED

A2519 Russo,D Marriages-concerns validation REF AJU

A2520 Russo,D/Caraballo,W Judgeships, Superior Ct.-creates twelve REF AJU

A2662 Smith,R/Ahearn,M Env. studies-pub completion notice req REF AEN

A2663 Ahearn,M/Burzichelli,J+1 Enduring Freedom vets-extend cert benf REF AMV

A2664 Van Drew,J/Burzichelli,J Delaware Riv. Bay Auth-incr. tolls REF ATR

A2665 Van Drew,J NJ, USA-desig. St. song REF ASG

A2666 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Investment clubs-concerns REF AAP

A2667 McKeon,J/Chivukula,U Reservoir water qual-concerns protection REF AEN

A2668 Merkt,R Gifts rec'd by Leg. and staff-restricts REF ASG

A2669 Cohen,N Corporate fraud-upgrades penal. REF AJU

A2670 Merkt,R Pub. off./emp.-proh. emp. of relative REF ASG

A2671 Van Drew,J Child support judgment searches-concerns REF AFW

A2672 McKeon,J Hairstylist lic.-remove home address REF ARP

A2673 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Cellular phone svc.-concerns contracts REF ACO

A2674 McKeon,J/Gusciora,R Animals, cert-concern release/possession REF AAN

A2675 Cohen,N Guardians-concerns immunity REF AJU

A2676 Stender,L/Guear,G Thoroughbred breeder awards-concerns REF ATG

A2677 Hackett,M/McKeon,J Wireless Cellular Telephone Usage Act REF ATU

A2678 Diegnan,P/Conners,J+13 Bingo proceeds-capital improvements REF ATG

A2679 Holzapfel,J Luring a child into mv-upgrades crime REF AJU

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2681 Cohen,N Emp. contracts-proh. cert. provisions REF ALA

A2682 Cohen,N Emp fraudulent practices-emp rights REF ALA

A2683 Cohen,N Accountancy, St Bd-incr. memb. REF ARP

A2684 Cohen,N Auditing practices-estab addl standards REF ARP

A2685 Previte,M/Friscia,A+3 Adoption agencies-concerns REF AFW

A2686 Ahearn,M Prop ownership req. for vets-revise REF AMV

A2687 Myers,C/Gregg,G+1 St acquired for farmland preserv-concern REF AAN

A2688 Smith,R/Guear,G Criminalizes misrepresentation-concerns REF AJU

A2689 Cohen,N/Cryan,J Patient Surgical Safety Act REF AHH

A2690 Bodine,F Investment clubs-concerns REF AAP

A2691 Garrett,E/Merkt,R Sch supplies donated, pub sch-tax credit REF AED

A2692 Gusciora,R Horseshoe crabs-proh taking REF AAN

A2693 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Credit sale, cigarette tax stamp-concern REF AAP

A2694 Gusciora,R/Wisniewski,J+4 Fuel cell-powered veh.-concerns REF AEN

A2695 Ahearn,M Psych. hosp. closing-Leg. to void REF AHH

A2696 Guear,G/Burzichelli,J+1 Eluding police-concerns REF ALP

A2697 Gusciora,R/Ahearn,M+4 Fuel cell-powered equip.-concerns REF AEN

A2698 Sarlo,P Charter sch applications-concerns REF AED

A2699 Sarlo,P Nonconforming structures-concerns REF AHO

A2701 Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N Accident surcharge-raises threshold REF ABI

A2702 Conners,J/Conaway,H WWII 60th anniversary-issue svc medal REF AMV

A2703 Heck,R/O'Toole,K Student digitized id prog.-auth. REF AED

A2704 Heck,R Crim sexual contact-estab mand min term REF AJU

A2705 Heck,R Crimes against children-upgrades penal. REF AJU

A2706 Heck,R/Garrett,E Homestead Rebate Pymt Prot. Act REF ABU

A2707 Heck,R/Malone,J St. revenues-concerns approp. REF AED

A2708 Gregg,G/Merkt,R St. agency-concerns purchase of apparel REF ASG

A2709 Heck,R/Weinberg,L Sch. breakfast prog.-mand. participation REF AFW

A2710 Heck,R Adult Entertainment Tax Act REF ALP

A2711 Merkt,R/Gregg,G Postsecondary ed-concerns tuition assist REF AED

A2712 Merkt,R Worker's comp/vol emer personnel-benf. REF ALA

A2713 Conaway,H Health prof. negligence-civil action REF ABI

A2714 Green,J Redevel. plans-concerns land use REF AHO

A2715 Kean,T St. sch. aid-calculate dist. income REF AED

A2716 Kean,T Charter sch. fac. aid-concerns REF AED

A2717 Kean,T Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd. REF AED

A2718 Geist,G/Kean,T FY2003-deletes cert sch aid language REF AED

A2719 Geist,G/Moran,J+5 Pinelands Comm.-concerns memb. REF AAN

A2720 Geist,G Animal cruelty off.-incr. penal REF AAN

A2721 Van Drew,J Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads REF ATU

A2722 Cryan,J/Fraguela,R Will registry-estab. REF AJU

A2723 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Atty fees-concerns awards REF AED

A2724 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Surgical first asst. svcs.-concerns pymt REF AHH

A2725 Fisher,D/McKeon,J Uninsur. mv-prov for impoundment REF ALP

ACR125 Sires,A/DiGaetano,P Leg Back to Sch Mo-estab Sept 16-Oct 11 REF AED

ACR126 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Statue of Liberty-desig. anthem REF ASG

ACR127 Ahearn,M Prop tax deduction-vet. claim REF AMV

ACR128 Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M Prop. tax deduct.-cert resid. REF AHO

AJR42 Roberts,J/Steele,A Death penalty-create study comm. REF AJU

AJR43 Russo,D+17 US Senator Torricelli-rebukes REF ASG

AR171 Merkt,R Bill of Rights Day in NJ-commemorates REF ASG

AR172 Cohen,N Umbro running shoes-condemns REF ACE

AR173 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+9 Cross burning-condemns REF AJU

AR174 Van Drew,J In God We Trust-disply in pub bldgs REF ASG

AR175 Sires,A/Van Drew,J+13 Natl Hispanic Heritage Mo-Sept 15-Oct 15 REF ASG



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A108 Aca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Roberts,J+1 Multi-racial classification-incl St form REP/ACA

A257 Barnes,P/Holzapfel,J+22 Hiring preference, law enforcement-estab REP

A403 Aca (1R) Kean,T Emerg. veh.-estab. operating guidelines REP/ACA

A822 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Conners,J Vol. firefighter-prov. time off for fire REP/ACA

A1903 DeCroce,A/Pennacchio,J Election bd. work-concerns unemp. benf. REP

A2265 Aca (1R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+2 Sr. Gold Prescrip Discount Prog-concerns REP/ACA

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

A2292 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Conaway,H Amer. Indian Tribes-recognizes REP/ACA

A2378 Aca (1R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+1 Human remains, desecrate-crime REP/ACA

A2435 Gusciora,R Radioactive waste, low-level-revise laws REP

A2448 Aca (1R) Quigley,J Biometric Identifier Privacy Act REP/ACA

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



A2545 Aca (1R) Doria,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E Distance learning network aid-concerns REP/ACA

A2604 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L Pub. buses, cert.-estab. right of way REP/ACA

A2612 Previte,M/Watson Coleman,B+3 Work First NJ-concerns emerg. asst. REP

A2626 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Sch. bd. emp., bus driv.-dismissal REP/ACA

ACR125 Sires,A/DiGaetano,P Leg Back to Sch Mo-estab Sept 16-Oct 11 REP

AR90 Ahearn,M/Sarlo,P Playgrounds, pub.-new safety standards REP

AR111 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Azzolina,J Amer. mil. hist.-teach using vets REP/ACA

AR122 Previte,M/Payne,W+3 Baby Safety Mo.-desig. Sept. 2002 REP

AR144 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U+5 Emissions-util install pollution control REP/ACA

AR146 Wisniewski,J/Sires,A+1 Estonia, Latvia-support admin. into NATO REP

AR155 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+3 Anti-cancer drugs, oral-Medicare cover REP

AR175 Sires,A/Van Drew,J+13 Natl Hispanic Heritage Mo-Sept 15-Oct 15 REP

S576 Codey,R/Matheussen,J+6 Wage viol., prevailing-incr. penalties REP

S1130 Sca (1R) Martin,R Pupil id info.-concerns REP

S1213 Martin,R/Allen,D Election bd. work-concerns unemp. benf. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A243 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+2 Pledge for Life & Health prog.-estab. REP/ACA REF AAP

A474 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P Truancy-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A798 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Van Drew,J+1 PAAD-concerns income elig. REP/ACA REF AAP

A1949 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Superior Court adoption fees-concerns REP REF AAP

A2191 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+5 Vol emerg svcs-concern survivors pension REP/ACA REF AAP

A2407 McKeon,J/Doria,J+19 Early childhood prog. aid-concerns REP REF AAP

A2408 McKeon,J/Doria,J+18 Demonstrably effective prog aid-concerns REP REF AAP

A2663 Aca (1R) Ahearn,M/Burzichelli,J+1 Enduring Freedom vets-extend cert benf REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S118 Bennett,J/Palaia,J+3 Sch. Asthma Protocol Task Force;$15K REF AED

S240 Sca (1R) Suliga,J+2 Animal experiments-alternate ed. proj. REF AED

S246 Suliga,J Firefighting equip. demo.-cert. persons REF ALP

S380 Sacco,N/Bucco,A+1 Oxygen, in resid.-notify fire dept. REF ALP

S487 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Martin,R+4 Domestic viol/child abuse-ed instruction REF AED

S620 Sca (1R) Furnari,G/Connors,L+9 Traveling carnival rides-inspection REF AHO

S677 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A+2 Ephedrine products-proh. sale to minors REF AHH

S999 Sca (1R) Turner,S St. officials, cert.-reside in NJ REF ASG

S1286 Girgenti,J Parolees-concerns conditions REF AJU

S1402 Sca (1R) Gormley,W/Martin,R+4 Sch. bd. travel expense-concerns REF AED

S1436 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P+3 Contractors, cert.-background checks REF ALP

S1530 Turner,S+2 Energy use allocation sys.-concerns REF ATU

S1610 Sca (1R) Allen,D Brain injuries-concerns resid. REF AHH

S1709 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Palaia,J+2 Sch. bd. emp., bus driv.-dismissal REF AED

SJR25 Matheussen,J+2 Epilepsy Awareness Mo.-desig. November REF AHH

SJR32 Bagger,R+2 UNICEF Day-desig. October 31st each yr. REF AFW



Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



SCR66 Codey,R/Bennett,J+2 Leg Back to Sch Mo-estab Sept 16-Oct 11



Co-Sponsors Added:



A104 (Munoz,E)

A122 (Arnone,M)

A244 (Arnone,M)

A885 (Blee,F)

A1872 (Arnone,M)

A1912 (O'Toole,K; Munoz,E; Arnone,M; Cryan,J; DeCroce,A; Merkt,R; Thompson,S; Greenwald,L)

A1949 (D'Amato,P; Heck,R)

A2142 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A2191 Aca (1R) (Arnone,M; Barnes,P)









Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2234 (Arnone,M)

A2356 (Arnone,M)

A2472 (Arnone,M)

A2523 (Arnone,M)

A2528 (Diegnan,P)

A2576 (Arnone,M)

A2612 (Weinberg,L; Heck,R; D'Amato,P)

A2663 (Azzolina,J)

AR122 (D'Amato,P; Heck,R)

AR144 Aca (1R) (Chatzidakis,L; Gusciora,R; McKeon,J; Myers,C; Stender,L)

AR155 (Heck,R; Steele,A; Stanley,C)

AR175 (Ahearn,M)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



AR175 (Van Drew,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A243 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P)

A580 (Van Drew,J)

A798 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J)

A2215 (Greenstein,L)

AR155 (Eagler,P)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2293 (Ahearn,M)

A2663 (Conners,J)

AR175 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



AR175 (Sarlo,P)



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



AR175 (Ahearn,M)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



AR175 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



*Effective August 23, 2002



9-1-1 Commission:



Assemblyman Francis L. Bodine (8)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:08 P.M. to meet on Thursday, September 19, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).







Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A565 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+9 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig.

A1346 Geist,G/Wisniewski,J+3 Personal identifying info.-unlawful use

A1753 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+7 Marriage lic. applications-concerns



Note to the September 9, 2002 Legislative Digest:



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (07/02/02):



P.L.2002, c.74. A446 Sca (1R) Smith,R/Greenwald,L+7 08/25/02 *NOT* 08/26/2002 Athletic codes of conduct-permits



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (09/09/02):



P.L.2002, c.84. S869 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Lesniak,R+1 09/09/2002 Transition bonds-concerns