NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for November 7, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 47 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, November 14, 2002 (SESSION, Select Committees at the call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR1973 Greenstein,L/Watson Coleman,B Woman's right to choose-nominate justice



Bills Introduced:



A2956 Fisher,D Wake Up NJ-estab. fire prev. grant prog. REF ALP

A2957 Chivukula,U/Egan,J Newspaperman's privilege-concerns REF ARP

A2958 Friscia,A/Sarlo,P+12 Contractors-concerns use of St. fds. REF ALA

A2959 Malone,J Guardianship law-amends REF AJU

A2960 Conners,J/Diegnan,P Debit cards-proh. cert. practices REF ACO

A2961 Bodine,F/Heck,R Community Mobility Training Prog;$75K REF ATR

A2962 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Elections, nonpartisan mun.-expenses REF ASG

A2963 Sarlo,P Law Enforcement Charitable Integrity Act REF ACO

A2964 Cohen,N Surplus lines insurers-dereg policy form REF ABI

A2965 Kean,S/Blee,F Nursing ed prog.-income tax deduction REF AED

A2966 Hackett,M/Caraballo,W Internet svc. prov.-concerns REF ATU

A2967 Wisniewski,J/Johnson,G+8 St. constr. contracts-concerns REF ASG

A2968 Ahearn,M/Impreveduto,A+9 St. contracts, cert.-concerns REF ASG

A2969 Wisniewski,J/Ahearn,M+8 E-Z Pass-estab. cert. req. REF ATR

A2970 DiGaetano,P/DeCroce,A+32 Fees & penal, cert.-decrease & elim. REF ABU

A2971 Sarlo,P/Stender,L+10 Design-build & operate contracts-concern REF ASG

A2972 Stender,L/Wisniewski,J+10 Pub finan.-estab. issuance procedures REF AAP

A2973 Wisniewski,J/Burzichelli,J+9 Pub contracts, cert.-St. Auditor review REF ASG

A2974 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Trenton War Memorial-promote prog. REF ASG

A2975 Gusciora,R/Stender,L+46 Vanpool rentals-exempts cert. fees REF AAP

A2976 Merkt,R EMT-updates special lic. plates REF ATR

A2977 Blee,F Co, mun.-concerns pymt, cert settlements REF AHO

A2978 Heck,R/Malone,J+4 Dept of Human Svcs 2002 Bond Act;$400M REF AHH

A2979 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Treasurer, sch moneys-concerns position REF AED

A2980 Blee,F Bloodborne pathogens-concerns consent REF AHH

A2981 O'Toole,K Renewal notices, cert.-concerns REF ACO

A2982 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Teachers-concerns emp. REF AED

A2983 Kean,T/Gusciora,R Ballast water mgmt. prog.-estab. REF AAN

A2984 Steele,A/Moran,J Police off. promotions-concerns REF ASG

A2985 Sires,A Save Ellis Island-reapprop.$1M REF AAP

ACR139 Wisniewski,J/Sarlo,P+9 E-ZPass-adopt uniform charges and fees REF ATR

ACR140 Gusciora,R/Stender,L+7 E-ZPass contract-SCI investigate REF ATR

ACR141 Doria,J/Wolfe,D Charter sch reg.-not leg. intent REF ARO

AR202 Johnson,G/Ahearn,M Trans-Hudson passenger tunnel-concerns REF ATR

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A190 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C Prof. bds, councils, committees-concerns REP/ACA

A375 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J Childhood immunizations-provider choice REP/ACS

A667 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+6 Epinephrine-emerg. med. tech. administer REP/ACA

A675 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery REP/ACA

A700 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M+15 Handguns-restrictions on future sales REP/ACA

A1018 Aca (1R) Connors,C/Moran,J+1 Mun. emp. health care waiver-auth ext. REP/ACA

A1321 Geist,G+1 Computer info. theft-actions for damages REP

A1324 Geist,G+1 Computer embezzlement-actions for damage REP

A2294 Cohen,N/Conners,J Loans, cert-concerns cert. charges REP

A2358 Doherty,M/Chivukula,U+10 Tax exemp., short term-concerns REP

A2557 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Moran,J+3 Physical therapists & asst.-concerns REP/ACA

A2677 Acs (ACS) Hackett,M/McKeon,J Wireless Cellular Telephone Usage Act REP/ACS

A2699 Sarlo,P Nonconforming structures-concerns REP

A2760 Conners,J/Conaway,H+3 Charitable gift annuity reserves-concern REP

A2802 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+6 Foreclosures-concerns REP

A2896 Conaway,H/Moran,J Accredited Med Sch Clinical Clerkship REP

A2903 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+1 Deeds/mortgages-proh SS numbers REP/ACA

A2908 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Cohen,N Land surveying work-concerns waivers REP/ACA

A2924 Aca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Smith,R+12 Window tinting-concerns REP/ACA

A2925 Eagler,P/Conners,J Bingo-modify cert. ad. restrictions REP

A2966 Hackett,M/Caraballo,W Internet svc. prov.-concerns REP

ACR137 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Tobacco shipments-Cong enact leg to reg REP/ACA

AJR24 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Epilepsy Awareness Mo.-desig. November REP/ACA

AJR48 Van Drew,J/Guear,G Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series REP

S341 ScaAca (2R) Bark,M/Coniglio,J+5 Epinephrine-emerg. med. tech. administer REP/ACA

S573/890 ScsSaAca (SCS/2R) Codey,R/Inverso,P+12 Handgun, retail sales-impose restriction REP/ACA

S764 Sca (1R) Allen,D+1 Prop/casualty insur. refunds-time limits REP

S829 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Matheussen,J+1 Mun. emp. health care waiver-auth ext. REP

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



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A307 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/McKeon,J Hotel, motel-mun. impose 3% tax REP/ACA REF AAP

A561 Impreveduto,A/Diegnan,P Hotel room occupancy tax-mun. auth. REP REF AAP

A1503 Doria,J/DiGaetano,P Newborn screening prog-expands disorders REP REF AAP

A1549 Greenwald,L+10 Off. killed on duty-pay funeral expenses REP REF AAP

A2887 Chivukula,U/Egan,J+1 Brownfields sites-concerns REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/ABI:



A147 Heck,R+2 Security fraud-viol. consumer fraud act REP without recommendation REF ABI



Bills Transferred:



A2887 Chivukula,U/Egan,J+1 Brownfields sites-concerns FROM AEN TO ACE



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:



A445 AcaSca (2R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+12 Cell phone-proh use while driv. sch. bus

A727 AaScaSa (3R) Greenstein,L/Van Drew,J+62 Unsolicited telemarketing sales-proh.



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S159 Sca (1R) Bagger,R Mun Land Use Law-make various amendments REF AHO

S338/1283 Scs (SCS) Bark,M/Lance,L+2 Wireless phones, hands-free-permits use REF ATR

S919 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Matheussen,J Accredited Med Sch Clinical Clerkship REF ARP

S1432 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Matheussen,J+4 Vol emerg svcs-concern survivors pension REF AAP

S1762 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Bucco,A+1 Marriages-concerns validation REF AJU

S1777 Bark,M+2 Main St. NJ prog.-concerns REF ACE

S1805 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Allen,D+10 Child victimization prev prog-estab. REF AED

S1860 Suliga,J/Charles,J+8 Urban aid;$13.708M REF AAN





Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee: (cont'd)



S1861 Coniglio,J/Bucco,A+3 Northern NJ-park devel.;$11.05M REF AAN

S1862 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+2 Central NJ-park devel.;$11.295M REF AAN

S1863 Allen,D/Palaia,J+9 Southern NJ-park devel.;$12.475M REF AAN

S1864 Sweeney,S/Suliga,J+9 Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$11.105 REF AAN

S1865 Matheussen,J/Sweeney,S+9 Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$56M REF AAN

SCR59/27 Scs (SCS) Codey,R/Bennett,J+2 Gov., vacancy-concerns REF ASG

SJR37 Sa (1R) Cardinale,G/Lance,L Ancient Fife and Drum Corps of NJ REF ASG



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



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



Co-Sponsors Added:



A96 (Pennacchio,J)

A177 (Pennacchio,J)

A178 (Pennacchio,J)

A183 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A221 (Van Drew,J)

A244 (Conaway,H; Conners,J)

A409 (DeCroce,A)

A427 (Connors,C; Moran,J)

A513 (Conaway,H; Conners,J)

A996 (Conners,J; Conaway,H)

A1140 Aca (1R) (Blee,F)

A1537/1029 Acs (ACS) (Guear,G)

A1947 (Cryan,J)

A2060 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)

A2192 (Cryan,J)

A2275 (Guear,G)

A2281 (Holzapfel,J; Wolfe,D)

A2332 (Guear,G)

A2333 (Kean,T)

A2467 (Azzolina,J; Blee,F)

A2491 (Johnson,G)

A2498 (Rooney,J)

A2532 Aca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N; Geist,G)

A2578 (Blee,F)

A2598 (Pennacchio,J)

A2629 (Kean,S)

A2720 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A2760 (Bateman,C; Pennacchio,J)

A2821 (Geist,G)

A2855 (Merkt,R; Azzolina,J; Bodine,F; Diegnan,P)

A2861 (Kean,S)

A2889 (Guear,G; Wisniewski,J; Diegnan,P; Bateman,C; Arnone,M)

A2904 (Weinberg,L; Munoz,E; Bateman,C)

A2906 Aca (1R) (Guear,G)

AJR46 (Conaway,H)

AR23 (Weinberg,L; Roberts,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A176 (Quigley,J)

A307 Aca (1R) (McKeon,J)

A1503 (DiGaetano,P)

A2491 (Weinberg,L)

A2925 (Conners,J)

AJR48 (Guear,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2382 Aca (1R) (Sarlo,P)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:35 P.M. to meet on Monday, November 18, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/31/02):



P.L.2002, c.89. A626 Aca (1R) Arnone,M/Guear,G+5 11/04/2002 Gambler-request placement self-excl list

P.L.2002, c.90. A677 AcaSa (2R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+6 11/04/2002 Sch. fac. contract-concerns awarding

P.L.2002, c.91. A1374 Corodemus,S/Chivukula,U 11/04/2002 Internet-make meeting notices available



P.L.2002, JR-1. SJR32 Bagger,R/Kean,T+6 10/31/2002 UNICEF Day-desig. October 31st each yr.

P.L.2002, JR-2. AJR17 Sca (1R) Conaway,H/Blee,F+11 11/04/2002 Minority & Multicultural Health Mo-Sept.