NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for November 14, 2002



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Vol. XIV No. 48 210th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Notice of Intention as of 11/7/2002:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Frederick P. DeVesa, of Princeton.

Elijah L. Miller, Jr., of River Vale.

Edward V. Torack, of Wyckoff.

Michael A. Petrolle, of Essex Fells.

Michael R. Casale, of West Caldwell.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Edward V. Torack, of Wyckoff.

Michael R. Casale, of West Caldwell.

Frederick P. DeVesa, of Princeton.

Elijah L. Miller, Jr., of River Vale.

Michael A. Petrolle, of Essex Fells.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE:

Yuki Moore Laurenti, of Trenton, to replace Stephen Noble.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

James D. Demetrakis, of Cliffside Park, to replace Peter Reinharat, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

James T. Ryan, of South Amboy, to replace Pamela Friedman, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE KEAN UNIVERSITY-BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Linda Lewis, of Vauxhall, to replace Gabriella Morris Coleman, Esq., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS:

Walter Anderson, of Voorhees, to replace Tony Chin.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORIC TRUST:

John D.S. Hatch, AIA, of Trenton, to replace Thomas Carroll.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY:

Michael G. Steele, of Irvington, to replace Reverend William Watley, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

Honorable Fredrick Potter, Jr., of Point Pleasant, to replace Marvin Schmelzer, resigned.

Marvin Schmelzer, of Morganville, to replace Peter Sudler, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND AUTHORITY:

Anthony R. Cinaglia, of Glassboro, to replace John Hibbs, resigned.









Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



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

LTC (Ret) John A. Guarascio, of Bayville, to replace Raymond Birchler.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS:

Rosalee M. Keech, of Montville, to replace Eugene Preston.



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

Elizabeth A. Urquhart, of Plainfield.



Bills Introduced:



S2044 Allen,D Stop signs-place on cert. intersections REF STR

S2045 Ciesla,A PERS, TPAF-change retire. options REF SSG

S2046 Sweeney,S Tobacco-proh possession/purch, under 18 REF SHH

S2047 Girgenti,J/Bucco,A Police training academies-concerns REF SLP

S2048 Furnari,G/Vitale,J+1 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns REF SCU

S2049 Buono,B Veterinary medicine-concerns practice REF SCM

S2050 Cardinale,G Individual deferred annuities-concerns REF SCM

S2051 Cardinale,G Lending practices-concerns reg. REF SCM

S2052 Allen,D/Cardinale,G Good Samaritan statute-concerns REF SJU

S2053 Charles,J Plenary winery lic.-concerns REF SLP

S2054 Charles,J NJ City Univ.;$185.376K REF SED

S2055 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv. Flood Mgmt. Plan-Lodi Boro REF SEN

S2056 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv. Flood Mgmt. Plan-Paramus REF SEN

S2057 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv. Flood Mgmt Plan-Passaic City REF SEN

S2058 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv. Flood Mgmt Plan-Oradell Boro REF SEN

S2059 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv. Flood Mgmt. Plan-Wallington REF SEN

S2060 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv Flood Mgmt Plan-Garfield City REF SEN

S2061 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv Flood Mgmt Plan-Rochelle Park REF SEN

S2062 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv Flood Mgmt Plan-So Hackensack REF SEN

S2063 Cardinale,G/McNamara,H Saddle Riv Flood Mgmt. Plan-Saddle Brook REF SEN

S2064 Matheussen,J/Inverso,P Police/ff civil svc. lists-concerns REF SSG

S2065 Bucco,A/Girgenti,J Domestic Security Planning Group-memb. REF SLP

S2066 Sacco,N/Coniglio,J+1 DNA testing-concerns REF SLP

S2067 Allen,D/Vitale,J Birth cert.-allows adopted person access REF SHH

S2068 Matheussen,J Composting fac.-concerns rules & reg. REF SEN

S2069 Palaia,J/Buono,B+10 Carbon monoxide detectors-install REF SCU

S2070 Lesniak,R Sch. bd memb, discipline-estab procedure REF SED

S2071 Palaia,J Terrorist org.-recruiting memb., crime REF SJU

S2072 Palaia,J Sports and entertainment dist.-creates REF SLP

S2073 Bennett,J Small emp health benf.-concerns REF SCM

S2074 Lance,L Charitable regis. fees-exemp. cert. org. REF SCM

S2075 Bucco,A MV tire safety standards-enforcement REF SLP

S2076 Buono,B/Vitale,J Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine REF SLP

S2077 Turner,S Emp. personnel files-concerns access REF SLA

S2078 Turner,S TPAF-concerns reenrollment REF SSG

S2079 Turner,S EMTs-certified, cardiac defibrillation REF SLP

S2080 Turner,S MV searches-concerns probable cause REF SJU

S2081 Rice,R/Bryant,W+19 Rodent control, Abbott sch. dist;$1.56M REF SHH

S2082 Smith,B/Martin,R Powers of attorney-concerns REF SJU

SCR83 Vitale,J/Bennett,J Bruce Springsteen-honor accomplishments REF SSG

SCR84 Bark,M Med Malpractice Reinsur Assoc-reactivate REF SCM

SJR44 Bark,M Med Malpractice Reinsur Assoc-reactivate REF SCM

SR103 Bark,M Med Malpractice Reinsur Assoc-reactivate REF SCM

SR104 Adler,J Amiri Baraka-calls for resignation REF SSG



Bills Passed:



A415 AcaSa (2R) Kean,T/Merkt,R+1 Bd. of elections-expands elig. age (32-2)

A1558 AcaScaAa (3R) Greenwald,L/Guear,G+35 Amber's Plan-estab. abducted child alert (38-0)

A2069/2110 AcsScaSca (ACS/2R) Doria,J/Azzolina,J+41 Clean Communities & Recycling Grant Act (35-0)

A2264 Aca w/GR (2R) Stanley,C/Eagler,P+9 Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req. (38-0)

A2378 AcaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+11 Human remains, desecrate-crime (37-0)

A2654 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+5 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use (37-0)

A2655 AcaSca (2R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+4 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use (39-0)









Bills Passed: (cont'd)



S166 ScaAca (2R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+17 Interst. Compact for Adult Offender-prov (38-0)

S491 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Codey,R SCI-propose series of statute amendments (39-0)

S621 Sca (1R) Furnari,G/Gormley,W+7 Pub. Defender-recovery of reimb for svcs (38-0)

S704 Sca (1R) Lance,L+1 Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax (38-0)

S743 Sa (1R) Connors,L/Matheussen,J+2 Charitable org., cert.-concerns donation (39-0)

S861 Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Sch. budget & election-auth date adjust. (38-0)

S1309 Bucco,A Rt.24-dedesig. portions (38-0)

S1733 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+1 Three Strikes law-amends (32-0)

S1751 Scs (SCS) Charles,J/Lesniak,R+2 UEZ-concerns reimb. (30-8)

S1753 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J/Connors,L+11 Radiation-concerns med supplies/drugs (39-0)

S1781 Rice,R Govt. Unit Prot Act-eligible collateral (38-0)

S1795 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Matheussen,J+4 Shower rails-req. in sr. rental proj. (38-0)

S1826 Coniglio,J/Sweeney,S+2 Deceptive practices-crime (39-0)

S1880 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Bryant,W+6 Watershed Moratorium Offset Aid;$3.4M (36-0)

S1903 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+2 Will registry-estab. (38-0)

S1912 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Matheussen,J Delaware Riv. Bay Auth-incr. tolls (39-0)

S1926 Sca (1R) Bennett,J+2 Trusts, cert.-concerns deferred distrib. (39-0)

S1935 Sca (1R) Singer,R Bloodborne pathogens-concerns consent (30-1)

SR26 Coniglio,J/McNamara,H Ramapo River Watershed-Gov preserve/prot (Voice)



Bills Lost:



S1326 SaSa (2R) Bryant,W+3 Police & fire promo. exam-residency cred (12-19)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A2064 AcaScaSa (3R) Geist,G/Smith,R+1 Animal control off, cert.-estab. list (37-0) (Ciesla)

S592 ScaSa (2R) Ciesla,A/Allen,D+2 Animal control off, cert.-estab. list (37-0) (Ciesla)

S1587 ScaSa (2R) Adler,J Constr. code inspection-concerns (37-0) (Adler)

S1644 ScaSa (2R) Sweeney,S/Matheussen,J+1 Driving while fatigued-recklessness (33-0) (Sweeney)



Bills Substituted:



A2069/2110 AcsScaSca (ACS/2R) Doria,J/Azzolina,J+41 Clean Communities & Recycling Grant Act SUB FOR S1373 (2R)

A2378 AcaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+11 Human remains, desecrate-crime SUB FOR S1840 (1R)

A2654 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+5 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use SUB FOR S1793 (1R)

A2655 AcaSca (2R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+4 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use SUB FOR S1794 (1R)

S1373 ScaSca (2R) Cafiero,J/Bucco,A+8 Clean Communities Prog.-revises SUB BY A2069/2110 (ACS/2R)

S1793 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Suliga,J+1 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use SUB BY A2654 (1R)

S1794 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Ciesla,A Reclaimed asphalt-permits use SUB BY A2655 (2R)

S1840 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+1 Human remains, desecrate-crime SUB BY A2378 (2R)



Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:



S109 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Palaia,J+1 Local Bond Law-revises



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S1568 Gormley,W/Codey,R Casino gambling and proceeds-concerns FROM SEG

S1734 Singer,R/Bennett,J Nonconforming structures-concerns FROM SCU

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



Co-Sponsors Added:



S294 (Coniglio,J)

S314 Sca (1R) (Baer,B)

S447 (Buono,B)

S482 (Buono,B)

S621 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J)

S743 Sa (1R) (Inverso,P; Palaia,J)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S861 (Inverso,P)

S914 Sca (1R) (Kyrillos,J; Lance,L; Connors,L)

S927 (Gill,N)

S1112 (Gill,N)

S1203 (Vitale,J)

S1326 SaSa (2R) (James,S)

S1416 (Coniglio,J)

S1419 (Coniglio,J)

S1438 (Coniglio,J)

S1478 (Allen,D)

S1644 ScaSa (2R) (Baer,B)

S1770 (Ciesla,A)

S1773 (Inverso,P)

S1795 Sca (1R) (Inverso,P; Palaia,J; Rice,R)

S1809 (Littell,R)

S1826 (Matheussen,J; Baer,B)

S1880 Sca (1R) (Cardinale,G)

S1891 (Kyrillos,J)

S1903 Sca (1R) (Inverso,P)

S1920 (Bucco,A; Singer,R)

S1945 (Turner,S)

S1985 (Vitale,J)

S2048 (James,S)

S2066 (Sweeney,S)

S2069 (Allen,D; Bucco,A; Cafiero,J; Cardinale,G; Connors,L; Kavanaugh,W; Lance,L; Matheussen,J; McNamara,H; Singer,R)

S2081 (Adler,J; Allen,D; Bark,M; Bennett,J; Cafiero,J; Charles,J; Codey,R; Coniglio,J; Furnari,G; Gill,N; Girgenti,J; James,S; Kenny,B; Lesniak,R; Palaia,J; Smith,B; Suliga,J; Sweeney,S; Turner,S)

SCR61 (Adler,J)

SJR11 (Bucco,A)

SJR43 (Bucco,A; Inverso,P; Cafiero,J; Littell,R; Palaia,J; Lance,L; Cardinale,G; Kavanaugh,W; Singer,R; Connors,L; Bark,M;

Matheussen,J; McNamara,H; Kyrillos,J; Gormley,W; Martin,R; Bennett,J; Ciesla,A)

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1644 ScaSa (2R) (Matheussen,J)

S1795 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J)

S1912 Sca (1R) (Matheussen,J)

SJR43 (Allen,D)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



A2069/2110 AcsScaSca (ACS/2R) (Kyrillos,J; Bucco,A; Lance,L; Palaia,J; Bagger,R; Bark,M; Cafiero,J; Gill,N; Sweeney,S;

Smith,B)

A2378 AcaAa (2R) (Girgenti,J; Gormley,W; Palaia,J)

A2654 Aca (1R) (Allen,D; Suliga,J; Ciesla,A)

A2655 AcaSca (2R) (Ciesla,A; Allen,D)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective November 7, 2002



Amistad Commission:



Priscilla Anderson, of Willingboro.

Robert Jerome Harrison, of Long Branch City.



The Senate adjourned at 5:48 P.M. to meet on Monday, November 18, 2002 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).







ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, November 18, 2002 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1558 AcaScaAa (3R) Greenwald,L/Guear,G+35 Amber's Plan-estab. abducted child alert

A2264 Aca w/GR (2R) Stanley,C/Eagler,P+9 Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req.

A2378 AcaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+11 Human remains, desecrate-crime

A2654 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Gusciora,R+5 Reclaimed asphalt-permits use

S166 ScaAca (2R) Bagger,R/Allen,D+17 Interst. Compact for Adult Offender-prov



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (11/7/2002):



P.L.2002, c.92. S1130 Sca (1R) Martin,R 11/07/2002 Pupil id info.-concerns

P.L.2002, c.93. A380 Wisniewski,J/Geist,G+1 11/07/2002 Paydays falling on nonwork days-concerns

P.L.2002, c.94. S1213 Martin,R/Allen,D+1 11/08/2002 Election bd. work-concerns unemp. benf.

P.L.2002, c.95. S576 Codey,R/Matheussen,J+17 11/11/2002 Wage viol., prevailing-incr. penalties

P.L.2002, c.96. S1626 Kenny,B/Martin,R 11/11/2002 Higher Ed Capital Improvement Fd-incr

P.L.2002, c.97. A1109 Aca (1R) Garrett,E/Gregg,G+2 11/13/2002 Black bear-bans intentional feeding

P.L.2002, c.98. A2308 AcaSca (2R) Fisher,D/Doria,J+22 11/13/2002 Textbook sharing-concerns