NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for February 3, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 5 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Tuesday, February 4, 2003 (QUORUM, Joint SESSION-Budget Address).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3212 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Prop. tax bills-concerns content REF AHO

A3213 Chivukula,U Minority, women's bus.-documentation req REF ACE

A3214 Cryan,J/Gusciora,R Water Supply Infrastructure Act REF AEN

A3215 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+4 Nonprofit org-proh disclosing cert info REF AFW

A3216 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+3 Individual finan. info.-protects privacy REF ACO

A3217 Bateman,C Co. coll.-concerns bd. of trustees REF AED

A3218 Bateman,C Ambulance svcs.-Medicaid reimb. REF AHH

A3219 Bateman,C Epilepsy Foundation-buy surplus prop. REF ASG

A3220 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+2 Student w/gun in sch.-short-term custody REF ALP

A3221 Gregg,G/Dancer,R Corp bus tax-clarify deduct, cert taxes REF AAP

A3222 Pennacchio,J Pharmacy Bd. exec. dir-regis. pharmacist REF AHH

A3223 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+4 Firearm sale-concerns REF ALP

A3224 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M REF AAN

A3225 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Securities viol-concerns burden of proof REF ABI

A3226 Burzichelli,J/Guear,G Id theft-upgrade penal. REF AJU

A3227 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+1 Domestic viol-related crim cases-concern REF AJU

A3228 Van Drew,J Constr. debris-revise recycling rules REF AEN

A3229 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J Thin ice warnings-concerns posting REF AAN

A3230 Quigley,J/Guear,G+6 Photo id cards-req. for health prof. REF AHH

A3231 McKeon,J Powers of attorney-concerns REF AJU

A3232 McKeon,J Check cashers, lic.-concerns cert. REF ABI

A3233 Heck,R/Pou,N+26 Child Abuse/Neglect Task Force-concerns REF AFW

A3234 Kean,S Retir. income-incr income tax exclusions REF AAP

A3235 Kean,S Midwifery-concerns practice REF AHH

A3236 Kean,S Tobacco use, young women awareness;$75K REF AFW

A3237 Kean,S/Biondi,P Homestead prop tax reimb-incr elig limit REF AAP

A3238 Kean,S/Biondi,P Electric suppliers-emission portfolio REF AEN

A3239 Kean,S/Biondi,P Haz. air pollutants-monitoring & control REF AEN

A3240 Kean,S/Biondi,P Juv. diabetes research-estab. lic. plate REF ATR

A3241 Kean,S+1 Poet laureate-remove from position REF ASG

A3242 Kean,S Health screening tests-prov. paid leave REF ASG

A3243 Guear,G/Greenstein,L Backyard wrestling-proh. REF ALP

A3244 Chatzidakis,L Alternate fuel veh.-income tax cred. REF AAP

A3245 Chatzidakis,L/Cruz-Perez,N Vet benf.-extends cert. elig. REF AMV

A3246 Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A DYFS caseworkers-concerns staffing REF AFW

A3247 Kean,S/Corodemus,S Thermal imaging camera-prov., fire org. REF ALP

A3248 Kean,S Vol FF/Emerg Med Tech Scholarship Prog. REF ALP

A3249 Kean,S/Corodemus,S Organ donor id.-auth. driver lic sticker REF ATR







Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3250 Kean,S/Corodemus,S P.O.W.-auth. lic. plates REF ATR

A3251 Kean,S/Corodemus,S Drug free zone-playgrounds REF ALP

A3252 Kean,S/Corodemus,S Wrongful death act-amends REF AJU

A3253 Kean,S EMT/firefighters, vol.-mileage reimb. REF ALP

A3254 Kean,S Vol. emerg. squads-reduced util. rate REF ATU

A3255 Kean,S Video games, cert.-concerns sale REF ALP

A3256 Carroll,M Oral recitation in pub. sch.-daily REF AED

A3257 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Pub. emp. id number-devel. REF ASG

A3258 Wisniewski,J/Stender,L MV points-concerns REF ALP

A3259 Heck,R/Kean,S Navy Seabee emblems-auth. lic. plate REF ATR

A3260 Smith,R Gloucester Twp.-mun. purposes;$500K REF AHO

A3261 Heck,R/Rooney,J+3 Traffic mgmt, meadowlands arena-concerns REF ATG

A3262 Guear,G/Smith,R Temp. help svc. firms-reg. REF ALA

A3263 Friscia,A/Smith,R Discrim. on familial status-clarifies REF ALA

A3264 Farragher,C/Heck,R+2 Police veh., stopped-concerns approach REF ALP

A3265 Previte,M/Doria,J Juv. detention ctrs-concerns course cred REF AED

A3266 Farragher,C Insur. entity-concerns civil actions REF AJU

A3267 Roberts,J+6 St. rev. estimating-concerns REF ABU

A3268 Burzichelli,J/McKeon,J Kinship care-concerns REF AAP

A3269 Chivukula,U/Egan,J American flag-concerns pub. display REF AHO

A3270 Roberts,J/DeCroce,A Util. Fac Relocation & Installation Act REF ATR

A3271 DeCroce,A/Pennacchio,J Children, vandalism-parent responsibiliy REF AJU

A3272 Stanley,C/Steele,A African-Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. REF ASG

A3273 DeCroce,A/Vandervalk,C Meadowlands complex-concern cert. proj. REF ATG

A3274 Greenwald,L St depts.-maintain toll-free number REF ASG

A3275 Stanley,C/Payne,W+22 Litter, toll-free no.-report motorists REF ATR

A3276 Stanley,C/Payne,W+1 Court Fac. Act of 2004-creates REF AJU

A3277 Stanley,C Solid waste fac. bonds-extend deadline REF AEN

A3281 Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J Anti-competitive bus practices-concerns REF ATU

ACR155 Kean,S/Biondi,P Special ed.-require St. pay costs REF AED

ACR156 Stanley,C/Payne,W+1 Court fac. construction-St. assume debt. REF AJU

AJR57 Stanley,C/Doria,J+9 Study Attendance in Pub. Sch. Task Force REF AED

AR232 Carroll,M/Merkt,R Alternative min. tax, fed.-repeal REF AAP

AR233 Perez-Cinciarelli,E/Sarlo,P PATH fares-sr., disab. resid. discount REF ASI

AR234 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J Thin ice conditions on lake-post warning REF AAN

AR235 Kean,S/Biondi,P Oil & nat. gas drilling, offshore-oppose REF AEN

AR236 Chivukula,U St. bus. devel.-estab. plan REF ACE

AR237 Farragher,C Poet laureate-denounce Newark sch. bd. REF ASG

AR238 Sires,A/Roberts,J Needs of states-stimulus package REF AAP

AR239 Caraballo,W/Sarlo,P Low Income Home Energy Asst-Cong not cut REF ATU



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A511/1002 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+4 Contractors' Regis. Act REP/ACA

A587 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Guear,G+2 Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Comm. REP/ACA

A588 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Guear,G+7 Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib REP/ACA

A719 AcaAca (2R) Greenstein,L/Ahearn,M+3 Inmate release-crim. background check REP/ACA

A2166/1732 AcsAca (ACS/1R) McKeon,J/Doria,J Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures REP/ACA

A2428 AcaAca (2R) Previte,M+3 Statewide Tuition Waiver Prog.-creates REP/ACA

A2431 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R+2 Booster seats in limos-concerns REP/ACA

A2585 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R Haz. substance cleanup-changes law REP

A2586 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Weinberg,L+2 Domestic viol.-concerns REP

A2617 AcaAca (2R) Johnson,G/Conaway,H+14 DNA testing-concerns REP/ACA

A2628 AcaAca (2R) Watson Coleman,B+3 Remediation costs-bus. tax cred. REP/ACA

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

A2768 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Cryan,J+6 Drugs-concerns clinical trial pymt. REP/ACS

A2840 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/McKeon,J+1 Human stem cell research-concerns REP/ACA

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

A2872 Cohen,N/Kean,T+1 Co prosecutors-credits PERS svc. REP

A2888 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Roberts,J+4 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children REP/ACA

A2901 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+3 Leaving scene of accident-upgrade penal. REP/ACA

A2998/3001 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Friscia,A Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns REP/ACS

A3002 Holzapfel,J Traffic fine overpymts.-concerns REP

A3012 Cohen,N Bail bonds-revise issuance procedures REP

A3049 Sires,A/Burzichelli,J Cigarettes-concerns sale REP

A3157 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Conaway,H+1 Physician jt. purchasing alliance-estab. REP/ACA

A3173 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Megan's Law-amends REP







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



A3176 Farragher,C Real estate transactions-concerns fds. REP

A3186 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B Co. cap base calculation-excl. cert. amt REP/ACS

A3195 Johnson,G/Guear,G Search/rescue dogs, kill, injure-penal. REP

A3213 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U Minority, women's bus.-documentation req REP/ACA

A3268 Burzichelli,J/McKeon,J Kinship care-concerns REP

A3281 Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J Anti-competitive bus practices-concerns REP without recommendation

ACR79 Cohen,N/Conners,J ATM located on mil. base-proh. surcharge REP

AR228 Wisniewski,J/Stender,L Taiwan trade relations-strengthen REP

S75 ScaAca (2R) Rice,R+1 Minority, women's bus.-documentation req REP/ACA

S668 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Suliga,J+3 CATV/telecommunications svc.-concerns REP

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) Turner,S/Palaia,J Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures REP/ACA

S812 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Buono,B+4 Electric Discount/Energy Act-clarifies REP

S1845 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R Drugs-concerns clinical trial pymt. REP

S1909 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Buono,B+1 Human stem cell research-concerns REP

S1983 ScaSca (2R) Singer,R/Vitale,J+5 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children REP

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Buono,B+12 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1847 Impreveduto,A Cigarette sale-concerns REP REF AAP

A2223 McKeon,J Prop. tax-concerns exemp., cert bldgs. REP REF AAP

A2266 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Caraballo,W+7 MV restricted use lic.-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A2990 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J+1 Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act REP/ACA REF AAP

A3161 Caraballo,W Cable TV franchise fees-incr. REP REF AAP

A3199 Cohen,N Check Casher Regulatory Act, 1993-revise REP REF AAP

S403 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J Prop. tax-concerns exemp, cert bldgs. REP REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A3001 Kean,S/Barnes,P+1 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns COMB/W A2998



Bills Transferred:



A3082 Burzichelli,J Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj FROM ARP TO AAN

A3158 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Newborn screening tests-concerns FROM AHH TO AAP



Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:



ACR138 Aa (1R) Diegnan,P+1 Gov, acting--proh granting clemency



Co-Sponsors Added:



A153 (Ahearn,M)

A409 (Hackett,M)

A588 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H; Greenwald,L)

A691 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A847 Acs (ACS) (Sarlo,P)

A930 (Diegnan,P)

A1932 (Sarlo,P; Smith,R)

A2379 (Quigley,J)

A2428 AcaAca (2R) (Conaway,H)

A2467 (Conners,J)

A2768 Acs (ACS) (D'Amato,P; Smith,R; Impreveduto,A; Conners,J; Bateman,C; McKeon,J)

A2888 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J)

A2901 Aca (1R) (Smith,R)

A2905 (DeCroce,A)

A2962 (Smith,R; Johnson,G)

A2990 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P)

A3073 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Guear,G)

A3074/2720 Acs (ACS) (Arnone,M)

A3076 (Gusciora,R)





Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3105 Aca (1R) (Quigley,J)

A3150 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A3153 (Dancer,R)

A3168 (Chivukula,U)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2804 (Guear,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2374 Aca (1R) (Impreveduto,A)

ACR79 (Conners,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2804 (Guear,G)

A3024 (Cohen,N)

A3189 (Carroll,M)

A3197 (Doherty,M)

AR204 (Myers,C)

AR224 (Myers,C)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



AR204 (Doherty,M)

AR224 (Doherty,M)



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Notes to the January 23, 2003 Legislative Digest:



Assemblyman Russo was inadvertently added as Prime Sponsor of A423. Assemblywoman Weinberg should be namded as first Prime Sponsor.



Assemblyman O'Toole was inadvertently added as Prime Sponsor of A427. Assemblyman O'Toole should return as a Co-Sponsor and Assemblywoman Weinberg should be named as Prime Sponsor of A427.



Co-Sponsor Added:



A1913 AcaAa (2R) (Doria,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsor Added:



A2849/2855 Acs (ACS) (Cruz-Perez,N)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:35 P.M. to meet on Tuesday, February 4, 2003 (QUORUM, Joint SESSION-Budget Address).









Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/27/03):



P.L.2003, c.12. A1864 Merkt,R/Cohen,N+1 01/28/2003 Limited liab. co.-concerns dissolved co.

P.L.2003, c.13. A3058 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Sires,A/Wisniewski,J+6 01/28/2003 MV Security & Customer Svc Act

P.L.2003, c.14. A2908 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Cohen,N+2 01/29/2003 Land surveying work-concerns waivers

P.L.2003, c.15. S109 Sca w/GR (2R) Bennett,J/Palaia,J+1 02/03/2003 Local Bond Law-revises

P.L.2003, c.16. A2489 Johnson,G/Ahearn,M+23 02/03/2003 Korean War, 50th anniv.-issue svc. medal

P.L.2003, c.17. A2869 Corodemus,S/DiGaetano,P+51 02/03/2003 Thomas S. Smith Sr St. Off. Bldg.-desig.