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Vol. XIV No. 44 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



S1982 Singer,R/Matheussen,J Med malpractice claims-concerns claims REF SCM

S1983 Singer,R/Vitale,J DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children REF SHH

S1984 Buono,B Mun. streets-concerns REF STR

S1985 Buono,B Investment clubs-exemp. cert. fees REF SBA

S1986 Buono,B Textbooks-Bd. of Ed. adopt max. weight REF SED

S1987 Palaia,J Cred. card application-verification req. REF SCM

S1988 Matheussen,J/Adler,J Deeds/mortgages-proh SS numbers REF SCM

S1989 Inverso,P Water conserv. sys.-prop tax deduction REF SEN

S1991 Cardinale,G Surplus lines insurers-dereg policy form REF SCM

S1992 Cardinale,G Cemetery Act-enacts REF SCM

S1993 Inverso,P Jamesbury Boro, mun. purposes;$100K REF SCU

S1994 Inverso,P Hamilton Twp, mun. purposes;$400K REF SCU

S1995 Palaia,J Student athletes-substance abuse testing REF SED

S1996 Littell,R Hunters Helping the Hungry prog.;$90K REF SEN

S1997 Bucco,A Big Brothers/Sisters-crim hist check fee REF SLP

S1998 Bucco,A Estate tax-recoupling of the computation REF SBA

S1999 Bucco,A/Ciesla,A Auto. Insur. Competition/Choice Act REF SCM

S2000 Inverso,P Child abuse/neglect statutes-revise REF SHH

S2001 Adler,J/Matheussen,J Wills and estates-revises REF SJU

S2002 Bark,M Electrical energy sys, cert.-exemp. tax REF SEG

S2004 Singer,R/Vitale,J Physical therapy-revise statutes REF SHH

S2005 Turner,S Family day care prov.-concerns REF SHH

S2006 Turner,S Sch. dist. surveys, cert.-concerns REF SED

S2007 Allen,D World language graduation req-concerns REF SED

S2008 Bucco,A/Kenny,B ASPIRA;$500K REF SCU

S2009 Gill,N Legal process-exemp reparation pymts REF SJU

S2010 Furnari,G/Martin,R Helping dogs-prot. from discrim. REF SEG

S2011 Adler,J Med. gas containers-concerns REF SHH

S2012 Coniglio,J Nursing ed prog.-income tax deduction REF SHH

S2013 Inverso,P/Palaia,J+2 Hunting on Sundays-concerns REF SEN

SCR78 Adler,J/Martin,R+1 Prop tax reform, 2004-amend constit. REF SJU

SJR42 Buono,B Battle of Monmouth-reenact annually REF SSG

SR100 Allen,D Child Prot. Mo.-desig. December, 2002 REF SLP

SR101 Allen,D Santiago, Joseph-Gov. dismiss REF SLP

SR102 Allen,D Inclusive Schools Wk-desig Dec 2-6, 2002 REF SED



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1976 Doria,J/Sires,A+1 Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA REP

A2064 AcaSca (2R) Geist,G/Smith,R+1 Animal control off, certified-estab list REP/SCA

A2069/2110 AcsScaSca (ACS/2R) Doria,J/Azzolina,J+31 Clean Communities & Recycling Grant Act REP/SCA

A2210 Aca (1R) McKeon,J+2 Pub. park parking lots-concerns REP

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

A2654 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+2 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use REP

A2655 AcaSca (2R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+2 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use REP/SCA

A2674/2754/2755 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Van Drew,J+1 Animals, cert-concern possession/release REP

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



AJR12 AcaSca (2R) Wisniewski,J/Pou,N Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm REP/SCA

S220 Sca (1R) Connors,L Power vessels, cert. env. areas-reg. REP/SCA

S592 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A Animal control off, certified-estab list REP/SCA

S696 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Smith,B Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M REP/SCA

S704 Sca (1R) Lance,L Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax REP/SCA

S831 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Ciesla,A Dredging, navigational waterways-concern REP/SCS

S988 Sca (1R) Turner,S+1 Higher ed. faculty, cert.-purch. SHBP REP/SCA

S1158 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Sacco,N Diplomatic immunity-concerns cert. off. REP/SCA

S1309 Bucco,A Rt.24-dedesig. portions REP

S1373 ScaSca (2R) Cafiero,J/Bucco,A+8 Clean Communities Prog.-revises REP/SCA

S1432 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Matheussen,J+2 Vol emerg svcs-concern survivors pension REP

S1603 Sca (1R) Charles,J Mosquito control plan-St./co. devel. REP/SCA

S1636 Kyrillos,J TPAF reenrollment-exemp. cert. REP

S1751 Scs (SCS) Charles,J/Lesniak,R+2 UEZ-extends desig. period REP/SCS

S1777 Bark,M Main St. NJ prog.-concerns REP

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

S1791/1792 Scs (SCS) Cafiero,J/Palaia,J+1 Snakehead fish-concerns REP/SCS

S1793 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Suliga,J+1 Recycled asphalt-permits use REP/SCA

S1794 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Ciesla,A Recycled asphalt-permits use REP/SCA

S1839 Kenny,B/Charles,J Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA REP

S1860 Suliga,J/Charles,J+7 Urban aid;$13.708M REP

S1861 Coniglio,J/Bucco,A+2 Northern NJ-park devel.;$11.05M REP

S1862 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+1 Central NJ-park devel.;$11.295M REP

S1863 Allen,D/Palaia,J+7 Southern NJ-park devel.;$12.475M REP

S1864 Sweeney,S/Suliga,J+6 Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$11.105 REP

S1865 Matheussen,J/Sweeney,S+6 Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$56M REP

S1878 Bryant,W Mun Rehab., Econ Recovery Act-amends REP

S1880 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Bryant,W+4 Watershed Moratorium Offset Aid;$3.4M REP/SCA

S1912 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Delaware Riv. Bay Auth-incr. tolls REP/SCA

S1939 Suliga,J Redevel. plans-concerns land use REP

SR26 Coniglio,J/McNamara,H Ramapo River Watershed-Gov preserve/prot REP

SR68 Codey,R Israel-support against terrorism REP

SR76 Sca (1R) Littell,R Civilian Conserv Corps Day-March 31,2003 REP/SCA

SR85/95 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P/Palaia,J Umbro running shoes-condemns REP/SCS



Bills Referred/SBA:



S696 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Smith,B Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M

S831 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Ciesla,A Dredging, navigational waterways-concern

S1603 Sca (1R) Charles,J Mosquito control plan-St./co. devel.

S1636 Kyrillos,J TPAF reenrollment-exemp. cert.



Bills Combined:



S1792 Cafiero,J/Palaia,J+1 Animals, cert-concern possession/release COMB/W S1791

SR95 Gill,N Umbro running shoes-condemns COMB/W SR85



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S1541 Suliga,J Complimentary Svcs. Excise Tax FROM SBA

S1904 Palaia,J Cancer registry, St.-concerns FROM SHH



Co-Sponsors Added:



S234 (Turner,S)

S540 (Coniglio,J)

S551 (Coniglio,J)

S864 (Bucco,A)

S914 Sca (1R) (Bagger,R; Lesniak,R; Buono,B; Bark,M)

S1263 (Matheussen,J; Coniglio,J)

S1400 (Bucco,A)

S1432 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J)

S1619 (Buono,B)





Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S1675 (Turner,S)

S1676 (Turner,S)

S1793 Sca (1R) (Ciesla,A)

S1825 (Buono,B)

S1834 (Sweeney,S)

S1855 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J)

S1920 (Ciesla,A)

S1933 (Turner,S)

S1941 (Sweeney,S)

S1945 (Bucco,A)

S2013 (Matheussen,J; Bennett,J)

SCR78 (Buono,B)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S493 (Matheussen,J)

S696 Sca (1R) (Smith,B)

S1793 Sca (1R) (Suliga,J)

S1794 Sca (1R) (Ciesla,A)

S1891 (Singer,R)

S1908 (Gill,N)

S1925 (Matheussen,J)

SR26 (McNamara,H)



The Senate President has made the following appointment:



*Effective October 18, 2002



Internet Registry Advisory Council:



Kevin Morgan, of Medford.



The Senate adjourned at 6:09 P.M. to meet on Monday, October 28, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2941 Impreveduto,A/Sarlo,P Prop purch, cert-reverter clause release REF AHO

A2943 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Tobacco products-concerns tax & delivery REF AHH

A2944 Guear,G/Stender,L Video games, cert.-concerns sale REF ALP

A2945 Conners,J/Conaway,H Auto insur.-proh. cert. practices REF ABI

ACR137 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Tobacco shipments-Cong enact leg to reg REF AHH

AR199 Vandervalk,C/Conaway,H Peanut-free cafeteria areas-estab. REF AED

AR200 Stender,L/Green,J Superfund site-Cong. fd. cleanup REF AEN



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A66 Aca (1R) Smith,T/Arnone,M+1 Co. vocational sch. dist-incr. bd. memb. REP/ACA

A1130 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Diegnan,P DNA test results-estab. parentage REP/ACA

A1140 Aca (1R) Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J+1 Tech. training prog.-teacher cert. REP/ACA

A1610 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Pou,N St. College-concerns bd of trustees REP/ACA

A1893 Blee,F/D'Amato,P+5 CDS-concerns sale REP

A2068 Aca (1R) DeCroce,A/Bodine,F Diplomatic immunity-concerns cert. off. REP/ACA

A2204 Steele,A/Hackett,M+1 Essex Co. Bd. of Ed emp.-concern pension REP

A2574 Greenstein,L/Malone,J+9 St. Health Benf. Comm.-incr. memb. REP

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

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



A2714 AcaAca (2R) Green,J Redevel. plans-concerns land use REP/ACA

A2743 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Port Auth police-binding arbitration REP

A2778 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Burzichelli,J Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity REP/ACA

A2831 Connors,C/Bodine,F Terrorism, org that support-civil action REP

A2841 Roberts,J/Stender,L+1 Sch. Integrated Pest Mgmt. Act REP

A2852 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G FF, cert.-concerns death benf. REP

A2869 Corodemus,S/DiGaetano,P+45 Thomas S. Smith Sr St. Off. Bldg.-desig. REP

A2871 Acs (ACS) Quigley,J/Guear,G Leg.-prov. for memb. replacement REP/ACS

A2898 Van Drew,J/Fisher,D+3 Sch. buses-concerns REP

A2906 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Hackett,M+1 Responsible Pit Bull Ownership Lic Act REP/ACA

A2940 Quigley,J Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req REP

A2942 Greenstein,L Disab. coll. students-degree req. REP

ACR22 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Transp. infrastructure-coord. w/pub util REP

ACR132/103 Acs (ACS) Guear,G/Greenstein,L Individuals w/disab Ed Act-fully fd. REP/ACS

AJR13 Kean,T/Munoz,E UNICEF Day-desig. October 31st each yr. REP

AR168 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R Natl. Heritage Area-req. desig. REP/ACA

AR174 Van Drew,J/Hackett,M In God We Trust-disply in pub bldgs REP

AR182 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Chivukula,U+1 Weapons of Mass Destruction Support Team REP/ACA

AR190 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Van Drew,J Co., cert-declare Natural Disaster Areas REP/ACA

AR194 Aca (1R) Azzolina,J/Thompson,S+10 Sept. 11 memor.-Gateway Natl. Rec. Area REP/ACA

S106 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Cafiero,J+1 Disab. coll. students-degree req. REP

S137 Scs (SCS) Buono,B/Matheussen,J+4 Sch. Integrated Pest Mgmt. Act REP

S377 Sca (1R) Sacco,N+1 Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req REP

S390 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Kenny,B DOT-estab. emerg. response control prog REP

S1237 Codey,R/Gill,N Essex Co. Bd. of Ed emp.-concern pension REP

SCR54 Coniglio,J/Bark,M+1 Individuals w/Disab. Ed. Act-incr. fding REP

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



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1624 Gusciora,R/Steele,A+4 Lifeguard pension benf.-revises REP REF AAP

A1987 Asselta,N/Van Drew,J Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction REP REF AAP

A2060 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Conners,J St. parks/forests-free admission to vets REP/ACA REF AAP

A2293/2709 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+5 Sch. breakfast prog.-concerns REP/ACS REF AAP

A2462/192 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+13 Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern REP/ACS REF AAP

A2586 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Weinberg,L+1 Domestic viol.-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A2649 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Fraguela,R Hwy. rights-of-way-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A2686 Acs (ACS) Ahearn,M/Previte,M+1 Prop ownership req. for vets-revise REP/ACS REF AAP

A2866 Doria,J/Perez-Cinciarelli,E+4 NJ City Univ.;$185.376K REP REF AAP

S884 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction REP REF AAP

S1498 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Inverso,P/Turner,S+3 Sch. breakfast prog.-mand. participation REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/AJU:



A1537/1029 Acs (ACS) Greenwald,L/Caraballo,W Sr. Cit. Prot. Act-enact REP/ACS REF AJU

A1735/630 Acs (ACS) Stanley,C/Barnes,P+4 Crime against 65 or older-enhance penal. REP/ACS REF AJU



Bills Combined:



A192 Vandervalk,C/Asselta,N+13 Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern COMB/W A2462

A630 Pou,N/Eagler,P+1 Sr. Cit. and Person w/a Disab. Prot. Act COMB/W A1735

A1029 Malone,J/Cottrell,M Sr. Cit. Prot. Act-enacts COMB/W A1537

A2709 Heck,R/Weinberg,L Sch. breakfast prog.-mand. participation COMB/W A2293

ACR103 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Individuals w/Disab. Ed. Act-incr. fding COMB/W ACR132



Bills Transferred:



A192 Vandervalk,C/Asselta,N+13 Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern FROM AHH TO ASI



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A2445 Weinberg,L Mun.-permit sales on Sundays FROM AHO



Co-Sponsors Added:



A438 AcaAca (2R) (Cryan,J)

A600 (Egan,J)

A778 (Burzichelli,J)

A1624 (Asselta,N)

A2276 Aca (1R) (D'Amato,P)

A2282/2161 Acs (ACS) (Van Drew,J)

A2293/2709 Acs (ACS) (Gregg,G)

A2337 (Gusciora,R)

A2462/192 Acs (ACS) (Van Drew,J)

A2557 (Guear,G)

A2574 (Asselta,N)

A2586 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

A2617 (Thompson,S)

A2663 Aca (1R) (Previte,M; Malone,J)

A2678 (Previte,M)

A2724 (Diegnan,P)

A2906 Aca (1R) (Green,J)

AR182 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A438 AcaAca (2R) (Watson Coleman,B)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1836 AcaAca (2R) (Wisniewski,J)

A2686 Acs (ACS) (Previte,M)

A2871 Acs (ACS) (Guear,G)

A2906 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M)

AJR13 (Munoz,E)

AR168 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R)

AR174 (Hackett,M)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A438 AcaAca (2R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A630 (Sarlo,P)

A1537/1029 Acs (ACS) (Fisher,D)

A2447 Aca (1R) (Cohen,N)

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



*Effective October 21, 2002



State House Commission:



Assemblyman Thomas H. Kean , Jr. (21) (Alternate)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:08 P.M. to meet on Monday, October 28, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None









Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/21/02):



P.L.2002, c.86. A565 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Arnone,M+9 10/22/2002 Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig.

P.L.2002, c.87. A2437/1801 Acs (ACS) Sires,A/Sarlo,P+16 10/22/2002 Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb

P.L.2002, c.88. A1753 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+7 10/24/2002 Marriage lic. applications-concerns