NEW JERSEY

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for February 24, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 10 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

Jon Bramnick was sworn in as a member of the General Assembly for the 21st Legislative District.



SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, February 27, 2003 (SESSION).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A3348 O'Toole,K Sexual assualt victim-concerns REF AJU

A3349 Ahearn,M Prop., cert.-concerns leases by mun. REF AHO

A3350 Quigley,J/Guear,G Emerg. mgmt.-concerns REF AHS

A3351 Geist,G Terroristic threats-report, immunity REF AJU

A3352 Cohen,N Sept. 11 Victims Comp. Act-creates REF AHS

A3353 Weinberg,L Pharmacies, instit.-concerns off-site REF AHH

A3354 Impreveduto,A/Moran,J Emerg. svcs, med asst recipients-concern REF AHH

A3355 Cohen,N Dental svc. corp.-experience rating REF ABI

A3356 Guear,G/Van Drew,J Internet & remote gambling-concerns REF ATG

AR250 Quigley,J/Guear,G First responder grants-Cong. expedite REF AHS

AR251 Gusciora,R/Weinberg,L+2 Iraq-opposes mil. attack against REF AMV



Bills Passed:



A210/139 Acs (ACS) Friscia,A/Wisniewski,J+21 Domestic viol.-aggravated assault (76-0-1)

A511/1002 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+9 Contractors' Regis. Act (68-8-1)

A719 AcaAca (2R) Greenstein,L/Ahearn,M+12 Inmate release-crim. background check (78-0-0)

A1893 Sca (1R) Blee,F/D'Amato,P+17 CDS, cert.-concerns (73-0-1)

A1977 Aa (1R) Doria,J/Barnes,P+2 Plenary winery lic.-concerns (51-13-12)

A1978 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/D'Amato,P+8 Driv. lic., fraudulent-concerns penal. (56-0-18)

A2064 AcaScaSa (3R) Geist,G/Smith,R+12 Animal control off, cert.-estab. list (77-0-0)

A2206 Quigley,J/Guear,G+3 Domestic security preparedness-concerns (78-0-0)

A2433 Guear,G/Impreveduto,A+12 Child pornography crimes-concerns (78-0-0)

A2434 Guear,G/Impreveduto,A+13 Child pornography, selling-concerns (78-0-0)

A2586 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Weinberg,L+8 Domestic viol.-concerns (78-0-0)

A2616 Guear,G/Smith,R+11 School zone-concerns crim. drug laws (78-0-0)

A2617 AcaAca (2R) Johnson,G/Conaway,H+18 DNA testing-concerns (58-7-13)

A2679 Aca (1R) Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P+14 Luring a child into mv-upgrades crime (76-0-2)

A2989 Previte,M/Van Drew,J+9 Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check (76-0-0)

A3074/2720 Acs (ACS) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+11 Animal cruelty offense-incr. penal. (74-0-2)

A3133 Payne,W/Stanley,C+1 Amistad Comm.-adds 4 leg. memb. (78-0-0)

A3154 Aa (1R) Stanley,C/Van Drew,J+14 Long-Term Care Quality, Finan Task Force (77-0-0)

A3173 Greenstein,L/Guear,G+8 Megan's Law-amends (78-0-0)

A3195 Johnson,G/Guear,G+8 Search/rescue dogs, kill, injure-penal. (76-0-0)

A3226/3290 Acs (ACS) Burzichelli,J/Guear,G+10 Id theft-upgrade penal. (73-0-1)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



AR41 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Greenwald,L+9 Child lead poison screening prog-incr fd (76-1-0)

AR207 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Conners,J+17 Domestic security-adopt approach (42-35-1)

AR247/243 Acs (ACS) Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+10 Black Hist. Mo.-declares February, 2003 (77-0-0)

S160 Aca (1R) Bagger,R/Guear,G+13 Handgun permit-disqual. cert. juv. (77-0-0)

S487 ScaAcaAa (3R) Vitale,J/Martin,R+4 Domestic viol. ed.-concerns (76-1-0)

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) Turner,S/Palaia,J+10 Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures (78-0-0)

S1355 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Inverso,P+11 Computer crime law-revises (78-0-0)

S1685 SaAca (2R) Furnari,G/Impreveduto,A+2 Home Inspection Prof. Lic. Act-revises (56-17-2)

S1733 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+6 Three Strikes law-amends (73-0-0)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) Singer,R/Vitale,J+10 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children (75-0-0)

S2140 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J/Sweeney,S+2 Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity (73-0-4)



Bills Substituted:



A567 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A+1 Home Inspection Prof. Lic. Act-revises SUB BY S1685 (2R)

A1728 Aca (1R) Biondi,P/Cohen,N+7 Computer crime law-revises SUB BY S1355 (1R)

A2166/1732 AcsAca (ACS/1R) McKeon,J/Doria,J+10 Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures SUB BY S795 (3R)

A2888 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Roberts,J+5 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children SUB BY S1983 (2R)

A3051 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Sarlo,P+5 Three Strikes law-amends SUB BY S1733 (1R)

A3150 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+9 Handgun permit-disqual. cert. juv. SUB BY S160 (1R)

A3335 Aa (1R) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity SUB BY S2140 (1R)

S160 Aca (1R) Bagger,R/Guear,G+13 Handgun permit-disqual. cert. juv. SUB FOR A3150 (1R)

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) Turner,S/Palaia,J+10 Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures SUB FOR A2166/1732 (ACS/1R)

S1355 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Inverso,P+11 Computer crime law-revises SUB FOR A1728 (1R)

S1685 SaAca (2R) Furnari,G/Impreveduto,A+2 Home Inspection Prof. Lic. Act-revises SUB FOR A567 (1R)

S1733 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+6 Three Strikes law-amends SUB FOR A3051 (1R)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) Singer,R/Vitale,J+10 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children SUB FOR A2888 (1R)

S2140 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J/Sweeney,S+2 Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity SUB FOR A3335 (1R)



Motions:



A2617 AcaAca (2R) Johnson,G/Conaway,H+18 DNA testing-concerns To Aa (Pennacchio)

A2617 AcaAca (2R) Johnson,G/Conaway,H+18 DNA testing-concerns To Table Aa (Roberts) (42-34-2)

AR207 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Conners,J+17 Domestic security-adopt approach To Table (Farragher) Lst (33-42-1)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A3272 AcaAa (2R) Stanley,C/Steele,A+3 African-Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. (Stanley)

A3281 AaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+29 CATV-concerns cert. bus. practices (Sarlo)

A3335 Aa (1R) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity (Fisher)

S1558 SaAa (2R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+10 Co. investigators-concerns (Smith, R)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A2227 Roberts,J/Thompson,S Optometrists-concerns practice FROM AHH

A2415 Wisniewski,J Legalized Games of Chance Comm.-concerns FROM ATG



Co-Sponsors Added:



A210/139 Acs (ACS) (Guear,G; McHose,A; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Eagler,P)

A427 (DeCroce,A)

A431 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D; Sarlo,P)

A511/1002 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Corodemus,S; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L)

A567 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A584 Aca (1R) (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A668 (Blee,F)

A688 (Rooney,J; Sires,A; Watson Coleman,B; Ahearn,M; Fraguela,R; Guear,G)

A691 Aca (1R) (Dancer,R; Heck,R; Kean,S; Munoz,E; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Azzolina,J)

A719 AcaAca (2R) (Eagler,P; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Munoz,E; McHose,A; Kean,S; Guear,G; Dancer,R; Heck,R)

A1317 (Kean,S)

A1609 (Johnson,G; Sires,A; Cruz-Perez,N; Doria,J)

A1728 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C; Dancer,R; Greenstein,L; Heck,R; Kean,S; Munoz,E)

A1893 Sca (1R) (Fisher,D; Heck,R; Dancer,R; Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1945 (Doria,J; Sires,A)

A1977 Aa (1R) (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A1978 Aca (1R) (Dancer,R; Heck,R; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Munoz,E; Guear,G; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L)

A2064 AcaScaSa (3R) (Dancer,R; Fisher,D; Heck,R; Kean,S; Munoz,E)

A2166/1732 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Previte,M; Wisniewski,J; Van Drew,J; Smith,R; Guear,G; Greenstein,L; Perez-Cinciarelli,E;

Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D)

A2206 (Conaway,H; Previte,M)

A2431 Aca (1R) (DeCroce,A)

A2433 (Heck,R; Van Drew,J; Smith,R; Sarlo,P; Munoz,E; Kean,S; Fisher,D; Eagler,P; Dancer,R; Conaway,H; Burzichelli,J;

McHose,A)

A2434 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Heck,R; Sarlo,P; Van Drew,J; Munoz,E; Kean,S; Eagler,P; Dancer,R; Corodemus,S; Conaway,H;

Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D; Smith,R)

A2487 (Vandervalk,C)

A2586 Aca (1R) (Dancer,R; Munoz,E; Eagler,P; Conaway,H; Kean,S)

A2616 (Sarlo,P; Burzichelli,J; Conaway,H; Fisher,D)

A2617 AcaAca (2R) (Smith,R; Previte,M; Sarlo,P)

A2679 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Blee,F; Burzichelli,J; Corodemus,S; Dancer,R; Fisher,D; Greenstein,L; Guear,G; Heck,R; Munoz,E;

McHose,A; Sarlo,P; Smith,R; Kean,S)

A2680 (Guear,G)

A2989 (Munoz,E; McHose,A; Kean,S; Guear,G; Fisher,D; Eagler,P; Corodemus,S)

A3004 (Myers,C)

A3035 Aca (1R) (Dancer,R)

A3045 (Burzichelli,J)

A3051 Aca (1R) (Guear,G; Smith,R; Fisher,D; Corodemus,S; Van Drew,J)

A3073 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R)

A3074/2720 Acs (ACS) (Dancer,R; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Heck,R; Kean,S; Munoz,E)

A3150 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E; Heck,R; Sarlo,P; Kean,S; Fisher,D; Dancer,R; Smith,R; Gusciora,R)

A3154 Aa (1R) (Heck,R; Kean,S; McHose,A; Munoz,E)

A3170 (Arnone,M)

A3173 (McHose,A; Munoz,E; Kean,S; Johnson,G; Heck,R; Dancer,R; Weinberg,L; Eagler,P)

A3183 (Farragher,C)

A3195 (Dancer,R; Weinberg,L; Munoz,E; Kean,S; Greenstein,L; Corodemus,S; Conaway,H; Heck,R)

A3226/3290 Acs (ACS) (Kean,S; Heck,R; Van Drew,J; Eagler,P; Smith,R; Gusciora,R; Fisher,D; Edwards,W; Munoz,E; Dancer,R)

A3272 AcaAa (2R) (Ahearn,M)

A3281 AaAa (2R) (Greenstein,L)

A3319 (Impreveduto,A)

A3326 (Kean,S; Azzolina,J)

A3331 (McKeon,J)

A3347 (Merkt,R; Ahearn,M; Azzolina,J; Bateman,C; Dancer,R; DeCroce,A; Kean,S; Van Drew,J; Myers,C; Russo,D; Vandervalk,C;

Egan,J)

ACR134 (Arnone,M; Barnes,P; Biondi,P; Chatzidakis,L; Cruz-Perez,N; Doherty,M)

ACR136 (Egan,J)

AJR26 (Gregg,G)

AR41 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

AR110 (Conners,J; Greenstein,L; McKeon,J; Stender,L; Barnes,P)

AR207 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

AR241 (Doria,J; Barnes,P; Burzichelli,J; Conners,J; Wisniewski,J; Cryan,J; Fraguela,R; Greenstein,L; Greenwald,L; Guear,G;

Gusciora,R; Impreveduto,A; McKeon,J; Payne,W; Roberts,J; Sires,A; Smith,R; Cruz-Perez,N; Watson Coleman,B; Steele,A;

Weinberg,L)

AR247/243 Acs (ACS) (Corodemus,S; Sarlo,P; Eagler,P; Fisher,D)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3223 (Guear,G)

A3281 AaAa (2R) (Johnson,G; Ahearn,M)



Prime Sponsors Added:



A397 (Corodemus,S)

A398 (Kean,S)

A413 (Kean,S)

A752 (Malone,J)

A1765 (Doherty,M)

A2050 (Gregg,G)

A2184 (Kean,S)

A2417 (Heck,R)



Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2421 (Rooney,J)

ACR38 (Merkt,R)

AJR21 (Gregg,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1592 (McHose,A)

A2050 (McHose,A)

A2540 (Edwards,W)

A3101 (Diegnan,P)

A3199 (Bateman,C)

A3347 (Gregg,G)

AJR21 (McHose,A)

AR246 (Bodine,F)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A1503 (Sarlo,P)

A2064 AcaScaSa (3R) (Van Drew,J)

A3073 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A3195 (Van Drew,J)

A3223 (Greenstein,L)

A3246 (Heck,R)

A3335 Aa (1R) (Van Drew,J)

AR251 (Watson-Coleman,B)





Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3223 (Guear,G)



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2363 (Barnes,P)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S160 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R; Sarlo,P; Munoz,E; Kean,S; Eagler,P; Heck,R; Smith,R; Fisher,D; Dancer,R)

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (Van Drew,J; Smith,R; Previte,M; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Guear,G; Greenstein,L; Fisher,D; Burzichelli,J;

Pou,N; Wisniewski,J)

S1355 Sca (1R) (Kean,S; Guear,G; Bateman,C; Dancer,R; Heck,R; Greenstein,L; Munoz,E)

S1685 SaAca (2R) (Greenstein,L)

S1733 Sca (1R) (Corodemus,S; Fisher,D; Guear,G; Smith,R; Van Drew,J)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) (Malone,J; Van Drew,J; Heck,R; Dancer,R; Pou,N)



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S160 Aca (1R) (Guear,G)

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (McKeon,J)

S1355 Sca (1R) (Biondi,P)

S1685 SaAca (2R) (Impreveduto,A)

S1733 Sca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) (Greenstein,L)

S2140 Sca (1R) (Fisher,D)



Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S160 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (Doria,J)

S1355 Sca (1R) (Cohen,N)





Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted: (cont'd)



S1733 Sca (1R) (Sarlo,P)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) (Roberts,J)

S2140 Sca (1R) (Burzichelli,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (Ahearn,M)

S1733 Sca (1R) (Burzichelli,J)

S1983 ScaSca (2R) (Guear,G)

S2140 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (Sarlo,P)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) (Wolfe,D)



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S795 ScaAcaAca (3R) ( Heck,R)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:40 P.M. to meet on Thursday, February 27, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1893 Sca (1R) Blee,F/D'Amato,P+17 CDS, cert.-concerns

A2064 AcaScaSa (3R) Geist,G/Smith,R+12 Animal control off, cert.-estab. list

S1355 Sca (1R) Bagger,R/Inverso,P+11 Computer crime law-revises

S1733 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+6 Three Strikes law-amends

S1983 ScaSca (2R) Singer,R/Vitale,J+10 DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children

S2140 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J/Sweeney,S+2 Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/13/03):



P.L.2003, c.18. S2004 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Vitale,J+6 02/13/2003 Physical therapy-revise statutes