NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for October 21, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 43 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, October 24, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2911 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+9 MV accidents-prop. damage threshold REF ALP

A2912 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P Cable tv customers-estab. cert prot. req REF ATU

A2913 Asselta,N/Greenwald,L Disab. vet.-St. contract set-aside prog. REF AMV

A2914 Pou,N Police/ff civil svc. lists-concerns REF ASG

A2915 Greenwald,L Pub. sch. dist.-concerns tuition rates REF AED

A2916 Munoz,E/Kean,T RR right-of-ways, Union Co.-concerns REF AAN

A2917 Sarlo,P/Impreveduto,A+6 Fed. law enforcement off.-concerns REF ALP

A2918 Thompson,S/Azzolina,J Urban aid;$13.708M REF AAN

A2919 Heck,R/Merkt,R Northern NJ-park devel.;$11.05M REF AAN

A2920 Bateman,C/Myers,C+1 Central NJ-park devel.;$11.295M REF AAN

A2921 Holzapfel,J/Arnone,M Southern NJ-park devel.;$12.475M REF AAN

A2922 Asselta,N+1 Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$11.105 REF AAN

A2923 Russo,D/Malone,J+1 Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$56M REF AAN

A2924 Cruz-Perez,N/Smith,R+12 Window tinting-concerns REF ACO

A2925 Eagler,P Bingo-modify cert. ad. restrictions REF ATG

A2926 Cohen,N Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules REF AHH

A2927 Cohen,N/D'Amato,P Legal process-exemp reparation pymts REF AJU

A2928 Cohen,N Medicaid estate recoveries-concerns REF AHH

A2929 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+5 Gang viol. prev.-offer instruction REF AED

A2930 Wisniewski,J/Stender,L Stop signs-place on cert. intersections REF ATR

A2931 Conaway,H Med malpractice actions-cap cert damages REF ABI

A2932 Asselta,N/Malone,J Sch Counts Co. College Scholarship Prog. REF AED

A2933 Smith,R/Guear,G Drunk driv-concerns breathalyzer results REF ALP

A2934 Chatzidakis,L Electrical energy sys, cert.-exemp. tax REF AHO

A2935 Chatzidakis,L Life-cycle costs-concerns REF ASG

A2936 Bodine,F Terrorist org.-recruiting memb., crime REF AHS

A2937 Weinberg,L/Sarlo,P Tobacco manuf.-comply w/escrow fd. req. REF AAP

A2938 Friscia,A/Greenstein,L+3 St. contractors-prov. emp. info. REF ALA

A2940 Quigley,J Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req REF ATR

A2942 Greenstein,L Disab. coll. students-degree req. REF AED

ACR136 Sarlo,P/Cryan,J Bruce Springsteen-honor accomplishments REF ASG

AJR48 Van Drew,J Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series REF ATG

AR196 Ahearn,M/Burzichelli,J+2 Pediatric auto-injections-concerns REF AHS

AR197 Heck,R/O'Toole,K+55 Child Prot. Mo.-desig. December, 2002 REF AFW

AR198 Kean,T/Blee,F+24 Santiago, Joseph-Gov. dismiss REF ALP







Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A183 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Barnes,P+12 Electric Discount/Energy Act-revise REP/ACA

A438 AcaAca (2R) Smith,R/Weinberg,L+9 Voluntary ballistics id prog.-estab. REP/ACA

A1191 Aca (1R) Payne,W Tobacco-proh purchase/use, under 18 REP/ACA

A1307 AcaAca (2R) Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+3 St. Police misconduct-concerns REP/ACA

A1560 Aca (1R) Russo,D+1 Tobacco, smokeless-proh use in pub. sch. REP/ACA

A1740 Aca (1R) Stanley,C St. Police employment titles-req. list REP/ACA

A1836 AcaAca (2R) Cohen,N Workers' comp case-concerns witness fees REP/ACA

A1977 Doria,J/Barnes,P Plenary winery lic.-concerns REP

A1990 Chatzidakis,L Photovoltaic equipment-prov. rebates REP

A2163/1993 Acs (ACS) Johnson,G/Watson Coleman,B+6 Adult Offender Supervision-compact REP

A2211 Barnes,P+5 PFRS reemp. retirees-concerns memb. REP

A2233/1912 Acs (ACS) Sarlo,P/Ahearn,M+42 Terrorist attack victim-exemp income tax REP

A2282/2161 Acs (ACS) Eagler,P/Edwards,W+1 Homestead prop tax reimb-extend deadline REP/ACS

A2385 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Cohen,N Public works contracts-concerns REP/ACA

A2464 Sires,A/Green,J Sewer, water connection fees-concerns REP

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

A2637 Impreveduto,A/Watson Coleman,B Higher Ed Capital Improvement Fd-incr REP

A2642 Impreveduto,A/Moran,J Veterinary medicine-concerns practice REP

A2672 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Hairstylist lic.-remove home address REP

A2678 Diegnan,P/Conners,J+24 Bingo proceeds-capital improvements REP

A2728 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Cruz-Perez,N Products, cert.-proh. sale REP/ACA

A2736 Ahearn,M/Impreveduto,A+4 Dental hygienists-concerns ed. REP

A2939 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Roberts,J Oxygen, in resid.-notify fire dept. REP/ACA

AR121 Weinberg,L/Stender,L+24 Breast Cancer Awareness Mo.-Oct. 2002 REP

S166 ScaAca (2R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+8 Interst. Compact for Adult Offender-prov REP

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

S412 ScaAca (2R) Bryant,W/James,S+2 St. Police employment titles-req. list REP/ACA

S1341 ScaAca (2R) Matheussen,J/Allen,D+5 Sr. Prop. Tax Freeze Prot. Act REP/ACA

S1415 Aca (1R) Gill,N Workers' comp case-concerns witness fees REP/ACA

S1626 Kenny,B/Martin,R Higher Ed Capital Improvement Fd-incr REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A2066 Geist,G/Smith,R Firefighter certifications-elim. fees REP REF AAP

A2207 Egan,J/Diegnan,P New Brunswick-auth. addl. UEZ REP REF AAP

A2276 Aca (1R) Cottrell,M/Malone,J+3 Hearing aids-health insur. coverage req. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2441 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J Shower rails-sr. low income rental proj. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2444/1933 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J/Greenwald,L HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover REP/ACS REF AAP

A2447 Aca (1R) Ahearn,M/Sarlo,P Hearing aids-concerns coverage REP/ACA REF AAP

A2539 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Green,J+2 Housing, multifamily-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A2543 Watson Coleman,B/Green,J+3 Prop., abandoned-concerns REP REF AAP

A2578 Impreveduto,A/Sarlo,P+1 Autism disorders-concerns coverage REP REF AAP

A2759 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M+1 Disab, physical-concerns health care REP/ACA REF AAP

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



Bills Reported Referred/ATU:



A2452 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Conners,J Cellular telephone svc. user-finan. liab REP/ACA REF ATU



Bills Combined:



A1933 Vandervalk,C/Weinberg,L+7 HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover COMB/W A2444

A2161 Geist,G/Connors,C+4 Sr. Prop. Tax Freeze Prot. Act COMB/W A2282



Co-Sponsors Added:



A1305 AcsAa (ACS/1R) (Hackett,M)

A1307 AcaAca (2R) (Hackett,M)

A2399 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M)

A2407 (Conners,J)

A2408 (Conners,J)

A2462 (Diegnan,P)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2476 (Cruz-Perez,N)

A2592 (Conners,J; Conaway,H)

A2678 (D'Amato,P; Conaway,H; Asselta,N)

A2886 (Eagler,P)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A1121 (Egan,J)

A1987 (Van Drew,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1121 (Egan,J)

A1610 (Pou,N)

A1987 (Van Drew,J)

A2637 (Watson Coleman,B)

A2728 Aca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:17 P.M. to meet on Thursday, October 24, 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 (10/17/02):



None