NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for February 6, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 7 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, February 10, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR245 Sires,A/DiGaetano,P+26 Columbia crew-express sorrow for loss



Bills Introduced:



A3280 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+1 Sr., disab. cit. id theft-enhance penal. REF ASI

A3282 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Sr. & disab. cit.-concerns transp. needs REF ATR

A3283 Smith,R/Sarlo,P NJ EASE prog.-DHSS report to Leg. REF ASI

A3306 Vandervalk,C DYFS emp.-access to MVs, computers REF AFW

A3307 Greenstein,L/Fisher,D DYFS-concerns staffing standards REF AFW

A3308 Kean,S/Dancer,R Sr. Gold prog-incr. elig. REF ASI

A3309 Doria,J Sch. bd. memb.-concerns term of office REF AED

A3310 Kean,S Water damage claims-concern procedures REF ABI

A3311 Kean,S Insur claim settlements-unfair practices REF ABI

A3312 Kean,S UEZ-concerns REF ACE

A3313 Greenstein,L/Guear,G+11 Poet laureate-repeals law to create REF ASG

A3314 Smith,R/Greenstein,L Radon testing at nonpub. sch.-concerns REF AED

A3315 Smith,R/Greenstein,L Drug free zone-child care ctr/playground REF ALP

ACR158 Vandervalk,C/Rooney,J Real prop.-reduce assessment REF AHO

AR240 Eagler,P/Stanley,C Age-Related Macular Degeneration Mo. REF ASI

AR244 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Make-A-Wish Mo.-desig. April, 2003 REF AFW



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A496 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Human embryo, frozen-written directives REP/ACA

A538 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+3 St. Police-concerns seniority REP/ACA

A545 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+8 Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab. REP/ACA

A1735/630 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Stanley,C/Barnes,P+4 Sr. cit. & disab.-crime of victimization REP/ACA

A1842 Gregg,G/Greenwald,L Liberty Day-desig. March 16 REP

A1979 Roberts,J/Kean,T+1 Oaths of office-cert. persons administer REP

A2194 Kean,T/Caraballo,W Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Comm. REP

A2206 Quigley,J/Guear,G+1 Domestic security preparedness-concerns REP

A2229 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Biondi,P+1 Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. REP/ACA







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



A2236 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L+1 Drought mgmt.-concerns REP/ACA

A2365 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Conners,J+7 Voter intimidation-investigate REP/ACA

A2440 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Friscia,A+1 Textbooks-Bd. of Ed. adopt max. weight REP/ACA

A2518 Cohen,N Ed Opportunity Fd-increase off term REP

A2519 Aca (1R) Russo,D/Weinberg,L Marriages-concerns validation REP/ACA

A2558 Heck,R/Weinberg,L Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab. REP

A2719 Aca (1R) Geist,G/Moran,J+5 Pinelands Comm.-concerns memb. REP/ACA

A2948 Guear,G+1 Min. wage, failure to pay-crim. penal. REP

A2969 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Ahearn,M+8 E-Z Pass-estab. cert. req. REP/ACA

A3061 Acs (ACS) Conners,J/Conaway,H+1 Home health care aides-prov, qual. vets. REP/ACS

A3082 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj REP/ACA

A3109 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Children Prodict Safety Act REP/ACA

A3133 Payne,W/Stanley,C Amistad Comm.-adds 4 leg. memb. REP

A3145 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Greenwald,L Lawn watering restrict.-estab. REP/ACA

A3209 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R Auto refinish coatings-restrict sales REP/ACS

A3272 Aca (1R) Stanley,C/Steele,A+2 African-Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. REP/ACA

A3278 Van Drew,J/Stanley,C+1 Asst. living fac.-concerns reports REP

A3279/1154 Acs (ACS) Smith,R Asst. living resid.-security deposit REP/ACS

A3280 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+1 Sr., disab. cit. id theft-enhance penal. REP/ACA

A3282 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Sr. & disab. cit.-concerns transp. needs REP/ACA

A3283 Smith,R/Sarlo,P NJ EASE prog.-DHSS report to Leg. REP

A3284 Gusciora,R Brownfields Redevel. Task Force-concerns REP

ACR31 Connors,C/Moran,J+1 Nat'l Family Caregiver Support-enact leg REP

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

ACR154 Doria,J/Stanley,C+5 No Child Left Behind Act-modify deadline REP

AJR18/36 Acs (ACS) Rooney,J Wastewater Reuse Study Comm.-estab. REP/ACS

AR49 Greenwald,L/Previte,M+15 Radium in groundwater-Gov. address REP

AR204 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Delaware Jt Toll Bridge-modify toll incr REP

AR219 Conners,J/Sarlo,P+1 Vets-concerns extended insur. benf. REP

AR231 Malone,J/Doria,J Voc.-Tech. Ed. Wk.-Feb. 9 thru Feb. 15 REP

AR233 Aca (1R) Perez-Cinciarelli,E/Sarlo,P+1 PATH fares-sr., person with a disab. REP/ACA

AR240 Eagler,P/Stanley,C Age-Related Macular Degeneration Mo. REP

S1199 Suliga,J Liberty Day-desig. March 16 REP

S1495 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab. REP

S1683 Bark,M/Palaia,J+1 Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab. REP

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

S1851 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+4 St. Police-concerns cert. memb. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A176 Vandervalk,C/Quigley,J+4 Emerg. Mgt. Off. vol.-special lic. plate REP without recommendation REF AAP

A797 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Scholarship foundations-estab. REP REF AAP

A841 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Roberts,J+2 Computer equip, donated-corp. bus. tax REP/ACA REF AAP

A1927 Aca (1R) Egan,J/Malone,J+18 Occupational disease-workers' comp. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2494 Aca (1R) Moran,J/Connors,C+1 Drunk driv. victims-req. memor. signs REP/ACA REF AAP

A2851 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Conaway,H Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M REP/ACA REF AAP

A3035 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Burzichelli,J+16 Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council REP/ACA REF AAP

A3196 /1763/S797 Acs (ACS) Conners,J/Van Drew,J+1 Armed Svcs. Unemp. Benf. Act REP/ACS REF AAP

A3285 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Fisher,D Child abuse reports-written confirmation REP/ACA REF AAP

S696 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/Smith,B+4 Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M REP/ACA REF AAP

S1515 ScaSaAca (3R) Inverso,P+2 Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/AHH:



A688 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Gusciora,R+1 Clean Indoor Air Act REP/ACA REF AHH



Bills Combined:



A1154 Wolfe,D/Blee,F Asst. living resid.-refund security fee COMB/W A3279

A1763 Chatzidakis,L/Malone,J+2 Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. COMB/W A3196/S797

AJR36 Chatzidakis,L Wastewater, Grey Water Reuse Study Comm COMB/W AJR18

S797 Matheussen,J/Turner,S+2 Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. COMB/W A3196/1763





Co-Sponsors Added:



A401 (Smith,R)

A1609 (Diegnan,P; Eagler,P; Impreveduto,A; Roberts,J; Sarlo,P)

A2206 (Eagler,P)

A2494 Aca (1R) (Impreveduto,A)

A2578 (Friscia,A)

A2629 (Gusciora,R)

A2948 (Eagler,P)

A2963 (Arnone,M)

A2990 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A3035 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Gusciora,R)

A3061 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A3196 /1763/S797 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A3272 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M; Asselta,N)

A3278 (Eagler,P)

A3280 (Eagler,P)

A3281 (Doria,J; Guear,G; Friscia,A; O'Toole,K)

ACR154 (Eagler,P)

AR219 (Eagler,P)

AR233 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2969 (Johnson,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1363 (McHose, A)

A3082 Aca (1R) (Fisher,D)

AR34 (Conaway,H)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A291 Aca (1R) (Fisher,D)

A2969 (Johnson,G)

A2988 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A3278 (Greenstein,L)

A3280 (Van Drew,J)

A3281 (McKeon,J)

ACR79 (Guear,G)

AR219 (Fisher,D)

AR240 (Van Drew,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3278 (Guear,G)

ACR79 (Johnson,G)

AR105 Aca (1R) (Dancer,R)

AR219 (Burzichelli,J)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



AR219 (Sires,A)



Notes to the January 23, 2003 Legislative Digest:



Assemblyman Dancer was inadvertently added as Prime Sponsor of AR105. Assemblyman Geist should be first prime sponsor, Assemblyman Eagler should be second prime sponsor and Assemblyman VanDrew should be third prime sponsor.



Notes to the January 23, 2003 Legislative Digest: (cont'd)



Assemblyman Van Drew was inadvertently withdrawn as Prime Sponsor of A2953. Assemblyman Sarlo should be second prime sponsor and Assemblyman Burzichelli should be third prime sponsor.



Note to the February 4, 2003 Legislative Digest:



Assemblyman Van Drew was inadvertently added as Prime Sponsor of A2953. His original prime sponsorship date of October 24, 2002 remains in effect.





The Assembly adjourned at 6:50 P.M. to meet on Monday, February 10, 2003 (SESSION).





Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/04/03):



None