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for March 3, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 12 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, March 10, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A3358 Smith,R/Fisher,D Organic farming-concerns REF AAN

A3390 Guear,G/Quigley,J Interoperable Communications Act-estab. REF AHS

A3391 Doherty,M Sch. fac., overcrowding-grant prog. REF AED

A3394 Impreveduto,A Correction off., co.-revise qual. REF ALP

A3395 Ahearn,M Vet., cert.-extends elig. benf. REF AMV

A3396 Guear,G/Sarlo,P Crim. negligent homicide-creates crime REF AJU

A3397 Greenstein,L/Burzichelli,J Subversion of pub. resources-crime REF AJU

A3398 Asselta,N Navigational waterways-concerns dredging REF AAN

A3399 Asselta,N Library systems, co-permit mun to w/draw REF AHO

A3401 Asselta,N Domestic Security Task Force-adds memb. REF AHS

A3402 Asselta,N Agroterrorism Comm.-estab. REF AHS

A3403 Asselta,N Agricultural bioterrorism-concerns REF AHS

A3404 Sires,A/Roberts,J Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes REF ACE

A3405 Roberts,J Del. Riv. Port Auth-elig emp enroll PERS REF ASG

AR260 Heck,R Domestic security-urge Pres. desig $2.5B REF AHS

AR261 Ahearn,M Vet.-Gov. take cert. actions in regard REF AMV



Motions:



A3281 AaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+25 CATV-concerns cert. bus. practices To Aa (Farragher)

A3281 AaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+25 CATV-concerns cert. bus. practices To Table Aa (Roberts) (44-32-1)



Bills Passed:



A278 AcaAa (2R) Gusciora,R/Chatzidakis,L+4 Pesticide Use Reduction Recognition Act (79-0-0)

A2229 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Biondi,P+4 Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. (75-3-1)

A2252 AcaAa (2R) Weinberg,L/Munoz,E+3 Primary practitioner-loan redemption (79-0-0)

A2444/1933 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Roberts,J/Greenwald,L+10 HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover (79-0-0)

A2585 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Greenwald,L+9 Haz. substance cleanup-changes law (79-0-0)

A2628 AcaAca (2R) Watson Coleman,B/Greenwald,L+14 Remediation costs-bus. tax cred. (78-1-0)

A2801 AcaAa (2R) Chivukula,U/Impreveduto,A+8 Solid waste disposal, cert.-crim. penal. (76-0-2)

A3162 Green,J/Fraguela,R+3 Handicapped accessible pub bldgs-concern (74-0-3)

A3281 AaAa (2R) Sarlo,P/Van Drew,J+25 CATV-concerns cert. bus. practices (47-20-5)

A3284 Gusciora,R/McKeon,J+7 Brownfields Redevel. Task Force-concerns (79-0-0)

AR209 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Van Drew,J+6 Coastal waters-commends Rutgers research (78-0-0)





Bills Passed: (cont'd)



AR210 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+5 Pineland Mun Fire Safety Committee (78-0-0)

AR211 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+5 Pinelands Forest Fire Task Force-create (79-0-0)

AR259 Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+15 Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2003 (78-0-0)

S696 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/Smith,B+13 Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M (78-0-0)

S884 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+2 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction (79-0-0)

S1495 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Roberts,J+9 Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab. (78-1-0)

S1762 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Bucco,A+1 Marriages-concerns validation (77-0-0)

S1851 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+7 St. Police-concerns cert. memb. (79-0-0)

S1969 ScaAa (2R) Palaia,J/Adler,J+5 Dredged material, transport-concerns (79-0-0)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Buono,B+16 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns (76-2-0)

SCR68 Palaia,J+1 Ocean dumping-adopt stricter rules (79-0-0)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A706 AaAa (2R) Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+6 Privatize St. svcs.-concerns contracts (Weinberg)

A713 AaAa (2R) Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+7 Privatize co svcs-concerns cert contract (Weinberg)

A2930 Aa (1R) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L+2 Stop signs-place on cert. intersections (Wisniewski)



Bills Substituted:



A538 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+3 St. Police-concerns seniority SUB BY S1851

A545 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+9 Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab. SUB BY S1495 (1R)

A1987 Asselta,N/Van Drew,J+2 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction SUB BY S884

A2519 Aca (1R) Russo,D/Weinberg,L Marriages-concerns validation SUB BY S1762 (1R)

A2851 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Conaway,H+9 Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M SUB BY S696 (2R)

A2998/3001 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Friscia,A+4 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns SUB BY S2069/2048 (SCS)

S696 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/Smith,B+13 Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M SUB FOR A2851 (1R)

S884 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+2 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction SUB FOR A1987

S1495 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Roberts,J+9 Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab. SUB FOR A545 (1R)

S1762 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Bucco,A+1 Marriages-concerns validation SUB FOR A2519 (1R)

S1851 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+7 St. Police-concerns cert. memb. SUB FOR A538 (1R)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Buono,B+16 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns SUB FOR A2998/3001 (ACS)



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A3393/2439 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/McKeon,J Calif. Low Emission Veh. prog.-Phase II REP/ACS



Bills Combined:



A2439 Ahearn,M+7 California Low Emission Veh. prog.-req. COMB/W A3393



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3367 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Auto dealers-limits cert. fee FROM ABI



Co-Sponsors Added:



A278 AcaAa (2R) (Chivukula,U; Greenstein,L; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Ahearn,M)

A303 Acs (ACS) (Ahearn,M)

A389 (Ahearn,M)

A545 Aca (1R) (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A688 Aca (1R) (Quigley,J; Chivukula,U)

A1503 Aca (1R) (Ahearn,M)

A1609 (Chivukula,U)

A1987 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A2229 Aca (1R) (Barnes,P; Egan,J; Greenstein,L)

A2252 AcaAa (2R) (Greenstein,L; Heck,R; Johnson,G)

A2444/1933 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A2487/2379 Acs (ACS) (Ahearn,M)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2540 (Ahearn,M)

A2585 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Burzichelli,J; Chivukula,U; Conaway,H; Eagler,P; Fisher,D; Greenstein,L; Guear,G;

Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A2625 (DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J)

A2628 AcaAca (2R) (Previte,M; Van Drew,J; Sarlo,P; Guear,G; Greenstein,L; Fisher,D; Eagler,P; Conaway,H; Chivukula,U;

Smith,R)

A2801 AcaAa (2R) (Fisher,D; Smith,R; Sarlo,P; Van Drew,J; Greenstein,L; Burzichelli,J; Ahearn,M; Guear,G)

A2851 Aca (1R) (Smith,R; Ahearn,M; Burzichelli,J; Chivukula,U; Fisher,D; Greenstein,L; Guear,G; Van Drew,J; Sarlo,P)

A2998/3001 Acs (ACS) (Greenstein,L; Previte,M; Weinberg,L)

A3038 (Ahearn,M)

A3145 Aca (1R) (Ahearn,M)

A3162 (Ahearn,M; Myers,C)

A3196 /1763/S797 Acs (ACS) (Ahearn,M)

A3218 (Azzolina,J)

A3284 (Van Drew,J; Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D; Sarlo,P; Guear,G; Smith,R; Greenstein,L)

A3292 (Ahearn,M)

A3320/3125 Acs (ACS) (Ahearn,M)

A3326 (Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D)

A3342 (Ahearn,M)

A3347 (Impreveduto,A; Chivukula,U; Green,J; Fisher,D; Moran,J; Weinberg,L; Wolfe,D; Doria,J; Cruz-Perez,N; Conaway,H)

ACR92 (Johnson,G)

AJR46 (Weinberg,L)

AJR50 (Eagler,P; Ahearn,M)

AR110 (Quigley,J)

AR209 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Sarlo,P; Guear,G; Fisher,D; Burzichelli,J)

AR210 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Van Drew,J; Sarlo,P; Guear,G; Burzichelli,J)

AR211 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Burzichelli,J; Greenstein,L; Guear,G; Sarlo,P)

AR241 (Chivukula,U; Quigley,J)

AR259 (Ahearn,M; McHose,A; Guear,G)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A588 Aca (1R) (D'Amato,P; Blee,F)

A688 Aca (1R) (Corodemus,S)

A3281 AaAa (2R) (Connors,C; Moran,J)



Prime Sponsors Added:



A2349 (DiGaetano,P)

A2838 (DiGaetano,P)

AJR11 (Blee,F)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A417 (Corodemus,S)

A2936 (Cohen,N)

A3162 (Fraguela,R)

A3167 (Blee,F)

A3345 (Cohen,N)

A3347 (Smith,R)

A3376 (Greenstein,L)

ACR153 (Cohen,N)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3347 (Gregg,G)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A685 (Cohen,N)

A2053 (Blee,F)

A2796 (Edwards,W)

Third Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3326 (Cohen,N)

A3347 (Gregg,G)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2585 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A2628 AcaAca (2R) (Cohen,N)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S696 ScaAca (2R) (Smith,R; Van Drew,J; Sarlo,P; Guear,G; Greenstein,L; Fisher,D; Chivukula,U; Burzichelli,J; Ahearn,M)

S884 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Chivukula,U)

S1495 Sca (1R) (Smith,R; Conaway,H; Guear,G; Previte,M; Watson Coleman,B; Munoz,E; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Gusciora,R;

Conners,J)

S1851 (Watson Coleman,B; Geist,G; Greenwald,L)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) (Previte,M; Weinberg,L; Greenstein,L; McKeon,J)



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S696 ScaAca (2R) (Conners,J)

S884 (Asselta,N)

S1495 Sca (1R) (Roberts,J)

S1762 Sca (1R) (Russo,D)

S1851 (Roberts,J)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) (Wisniewski,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S696 ScaAca (2R) (Conaway,H)

S884 (Van Drew,J)

S1495 Sca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N)

S1762 Sca (1R) (Weinberg,L)

S1851 (Cruz-Perez,N)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) (Friscia,A)



Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1851 (Friscia,A)

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) (Kean,S)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) (Barnes,P)



Note to the February 27, 2003 Legislative Digest:



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



S2076 Buono,B/Vitale,J Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine *NOT* REF ALP



The Assembly adjourned at 6:05 P.M. to meet on Thursday, March 6, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).









Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



S884 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+2 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction

S1495 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Roberts,J+9 Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab.

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

S1851 Matheussen,J/Cafiero,J+7 St. Police-concerns cert. memb.

S2069/2048 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Buono,B+16 Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/27/2003):



None