NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for March 13, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 15 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, March 17, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A3439 Weinberg,L Clean Elections Camp. Finan. Study Comm. REF ASG

A3440 Weinberg,L+1 Campaign fd. raisers, prof.-concerns REF ASG

A3441 Weinberg,L Political communications, cert.-proh. REF ASG

A3442 Weinberg,L Candidate info. in ad.-concerns REF ASG

A3443 Weinberg,L+1 Leg. candidates-prov. free airtime REF ASG

A3444 Weinberg,L Camp contrib viol.-doubles penal. REF ASG

A3445 Weinberg,L+1 Pol. contrib. solicitation, St prop-proh REF ASG

A3446 Weinberg,L+1 ELEC-review Internet site REF ASG

A3447 Weinberg,L Pol. campaign communications-expands REF ASG

A3448 Weinberg,L+1 Camp. contrib. by cert bus entities-proh REF ASG

A3451 Holzapfel,J Forensic labs, St.-req. to be accredited REF ALP

A3452 Chivukula,U+1 Early intervention svcs.-insur. cover REF ABI

A3453 Previte,M/Barnes,P Juv. Justice Master Plans-concerns REF ALP

AR270 Malone,J Gov., Congress-adopt stimulus package REF ABU



Motions:



A75 AcaScaSaAa (4R) Ahearn,M/Van Drew,J+50 Home Loan Prot. Act of 2002 To Aa (Pennacchio)

A75 AcaScaSaAa (4R) Ahearn,M/Van Drew,J+50 Home Loan Prot. Act of 2002 To Table Aa (Roberts) (44-33-0)



Bills Passed:



A689 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Weinberg,L/Doria,J+14 Domestic viol-insurers proh from discrim (77-0-0)

A1130 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Diegnan,P+3 DNA test results-estab. parentage (77-0-1)

A1884 Impreveduto,A/Moran,J Minor subdivisions-Map Filing Law (78-0-0)

A2471 Sca (1R) Merkt,R/Barnes,P+2 Electric asst. mobility device-concerns (78-0-0)

A2608 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Ahearn,M+2 Tenant security deposit laws-changes (53-21-4)

A2930 Aa (1R) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L+4 Stop signs-place on cert. intersections (72-0-0)

A3002 Holzapfel,J/Carroll,M Traffic fine overpymts.-concerns (46-29-0)

A3049 Sires,A/Burzichelli,J+5 Cigarettes-concerns sale (72-4-2)

A3062 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Carroll,M+1 Morristown Mem. Hosp-children acute care (74-1-3)

A3176 Farragher,C/Carroll,M Real estate transactions-concerns fds. (77-0-0)

A3186 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B Co.budget cap-concerns (78-0-0)

A3191 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Bateman,C Individual deferred annuities-concerns (78-0-0)

A3223 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+5 Firearm sale-concerns (63-8-7)

A3318 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C Small emp. health benf.-concerns (78-0-0)

A3353 Weinberg,L/Conaway,H+2 Pharmacies, instit.-concerns off-site (78-0-0)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A3355 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Dental svc. corp.-experience rating (77-0-0)

A3356 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Van Drew,J+6 Internet gambling-concerns (78-0-0)

A3390 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Quigley,J+1 Interoperable Communications Act-estab. (78-0-0)

AR199 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Conaway,H+1 Peanut-free cafeteria areas-estab. (77-0-0)

AR244 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Make-A-Wish Mo.-desig. April, 2003 (78-0-0)

AR265 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+8 Autism Awareness Mo.-desig. April, 2003 (78-0-0)

AR266 Stanley,C/Chivukula,U+2 Sr. Cit. Appreciation Mo-desig. May 2003 (77-0-0)

AR268 Sires,A/Greenwald,L Camden Coll-commend security curriculum (78-0-0)

AR269 Van Drew,J/Sarlo,P+1 Predatory lending practices-concerns (67-8-2)

S429/1422 ScsSaAcaAaAsSa (AS/1R) Bryant,W/Gormley,W+13 Civil rights deprivation-crime (50-21-7)

S1038 ScaSaAa w/GR (4R) Bark,M/Caraballo,W+6 Racing Comm.-reconstitutes memb. (76-2-0)

S1089 Cardinale,G Prof. and occupational lic.-concerns (78-0-0)

S1479 Sca w/GR (2R) Cardinale,G/Cohen,N Fiduciaries-employ/compensate accountant (77-0-1)

S1634 Kyrillos,J/Kenny,B+6 Neighborhood revitalization-concerns (73-3-2)

S1683 Bark,M/Palaia,J+3 Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab. (76-0-0)

S1795 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Matheussen,J+5 Shower rails-req. in sr. rental proj. (76-1-1)

S2071 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Cohen,N+2 Terrorism-clarifies crime of soliciting (78-0-0)

SJR15 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Stanley,C Sch. Psych. Mo.-desig. April (78-0-0)

SJR16 Lance,L/Gill,N+5 Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend (77-0-0)



Bills Passed Concurring w/Amendment by Amendment:



A75 AcaScaSaAa (4R) Ahearn,M/Van Drew,J+50 Home Loan Prot. Act of 2002 To Concur by Aa (66-7-3) (Ahearn)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A570 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Pharmacists-enact law, reg. & lic. (Impreveduto)

A1944 Aa (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Burzichelli,J+3 Focus on Literacy-NJ-voluntary contrib. (Cruz-Perez)

A2884 Aa (1R) Wisniewski,J/Impreveduto,A+2 Funeral svcs. limo driv.-concerns lic. (Wisniewski)

A2966 Aa (1R) Hackett,M/Caraballo,W+1 Internet svc. prov.-concerns (Hackett)

A3213 AcaAa (2R) Chivukula,U/Edwards,W+1 Minority, women's bus.-documentation req (Chivukula)

S75 ScaAcaAa (3R) Rice,R+1 Minority, women's bus.-documentation req (Chivukula)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A3109 AcaAs (AS) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Children Product Safety Act (Weinberg)



Bills Substituted:



A2441 AcaAca (2R) Van Drew,J/Carroll,M+1 Shower rails-req. sr. rental proj. SUB BY S1795 (1R)

A2558 Heck,R/Weinberg,L+2 Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab. SUB BY S1683

A2843 Watson Coleman,B+1 Neighborhood revitalization-concerns SUB BY S1634

A3410/2936 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Bodine,F Terrorism-clarifies crime of soliciting SUB BY S2071 (SCS)

AJR31 Cohen,N+2 Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend SUB BY SJR16

AJR54 Stanley,C/Conners,J Sch. Psych. Mo.-desig. April SUB BY SJR15 (1R)

S1634 Kyrillos,J/Kenny,B+6 Neighborhood revitalization-concerns SUB FOR A2843

S1683 Bark,M/Palaia,J+3 Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab. SUB FOR A2558

S1795 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Matheussen,J+5 Shower rails-req. in sr. rental proj. SUB FOR A2441 w/c (2R)

S2071 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Cohen,N+2 Terrorism-clarifies crime of soliciting SUB FOR A3410/2936 (ACS)

SJR15 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Stanley,C Sch. Psych. Mo.-desig. April SUB FOR AJR54

SJR16 Lance,L/Gill,N+5 Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend SUB FOR AJR31



Co-Sponsors Added:



A75 AcaScaSaAa (4R) (Burzichelli,J; Eagler,P; Fisher,D; Guear,G; McKeon,J; Sarlo,P; Azzolina,J)

A689 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) (Blee,F; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A706 AaAa (2R) (Conners,J; Guear,G)

A713 AaAa (2R) (Guear,G; Conners,J)

A727 AaScaSaAaSa (5R) (Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D)

A1130 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Perez-Cinciarelli,E)

A2124 (Geist,G)

A2441 AcaAca (2R) (Ahearn,M)

A2558 (Ahearn,M; Greenstein,L)

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2608 Aca (1R) (Guear,G)

A2647 (Greenstein,L)

A2666 (Azzolina,J)

A2682 (Guear,G)

A2721 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Eagler,P; Gusciora,R)

A2757 (McHose,A)

A2889 (McKeon,J)

A2916 (Bramnick,J)

A2930 Aa (1R) (Ahearn,M; Eagler,P)

A2966 Aa (1R) (Eagler,P)

A3049 (Van Drew,J; Fisher,D; Guear,G; Sarlo,P; Smith,R)

A3062 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A3065 (Geist,G)

A3073 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Ahearn,M; Chivukula,U; Cruz-Perez,N; Diegnan,P; Impreveduto,A; Greenstein,L;

Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Vandervalk,C; Friscia,A)

A3109 AcaAs (AS) (Eagler,P)

A3183 (Kean,S)

A3189 (Azzolina,J)

A3218 (Asselta,N)

A3223 (McKeon,J; Eagler,P)

A3291 (Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Sarlo,P; Greenstein,L; Guear,G; Ahearn,M; Burzichelli,J; Eagler,P; Fisher,D; Van Drew,J)

A3313 (Chivukula,U)

A3319 Aca (1R) (McKeon,J)

A3329 (Ahearn,M)

A3347 Aca (1R) (Farragher,C; Thompson,S; Holzapfel,J; Carroll,M; Arnone,M)

A3353 (Johnson,G; Pennacchio,J)

A3356 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Smith,R; Gusciora,R; Fisher,D; Eagler,P; Burzichelli,J)

A3390 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A3401 (Azzolina,J)

A3402 (Azzolina,J)

A3423 (Malone,J)

AJR46 (Blee,F; Watson Coleman,B; Bramnick,J; Friscia,A; Diegnan,P; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; O'Toole,K; Azzolina,J; Quigley,J;

Greenstein,L; Greenwald,L; Impreveduto,A; Roberts,J; Rooney,J; Burzichelli,J; Ahearn,M)

AR110 (Kean,S; Steele,A)

AR199 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

AR204 (Gregg,G)

AR224 (Gregg,G)

AR241 (Friscia,A)

AR265 (Blee,F; Perez-Cinciarelli,E; Heck,R; Eagler,P)

AR266 (Greenstein,L; Heck,R)

AR269 (Ahearn,M)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A713 AaAa (2R) (Sarlo,P)



Prime Sponsors Added:



A404 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E)

A2336 (Munoz,E)

A2409 (Munoz,E)

A3085 (Munoz,E)



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A404 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E)

A2336 (Munoz,E)

A2409 (Munoz,E)

A3085 (Munoz,E)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A400 (Bramnick,J)

A404 Aca (1R) (Bramnick,J)

Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A411 (Bramnick,J)

A412 (Bramnick,J)

A416 (Bramnick,J)

A419 (Bramnick,J)

A1938 (Bramnick,J)

A2214 (Bramnick,J)

A2336 (McHose,A)

A2409 (Bramnick,J)

A2441 AcaAca (2R) (Carroll,M)

A2721 (Carroll,M)

A2829 (Blee,F)

A3002 (Carroll,M)

A3062 Aca (1R) (Carroll,M)

A3085 (Bramnick,J)

A3176 (Carroll,M)

A3213 AcaAa (2R) (Edwards,W)

A3361 (Smith,R)

ACR25 (Carroll,M)

AR123 (Bramnick,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2425 (Guear,G)

A2441 AcaAca (2R) (Asselta,N)

A3062 Aca (1R) (Cohen,N)

A3410/2936 Acs (ACS) (Kean,S)

AR268 (Fraguela,R)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2750 Aca (1R) (Carroll,M)

A3062 Aca (1R) (Gregg,G)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3062 (Merkt, R)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1634 (Cruz-Perez,N)

S1683 (Ahearn,M; Greenstein,L)

S1795 Sca (1R) (Ahearn,M)

SJR16 (O'Toole,K; Doherty,M)



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1634 (Watson Coleman,B)

S1683 (Heck,R)

S1795 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J)

S2071 Scs (SCS) (Cohen,N)

SJR15 Sca (1R) (Stanley,C)

SJR16 (Cohen,N)

Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1683 (Weinberg,L)

S1795 Sca (1R) (Carroll,M)

S2071 Scs (SCS) (Bodine,F)

SJR15 Sca (1R) (Conners,J)





Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1795 Sca (1R) (Asselta,N)

S2071 Scs (SCS) (Kean,S)

SJR15 Sca (1R) (Friscia,A)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



*Effective March 6, 2003



Assembly Motor Vehicle Affordability and Fairness Task Force:



Assemblywoman Joan M. Quigley (32).



Notes to the March 10, 2003 Legislative Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A3364 Van Drew,J/Corodemus,S Optometrists-concerns practice REP *NOT* REF AAP



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A237 Diegnan,P Alco. on pub. prop, under 21-suspend lic FROM 2RA



The Assembly adjourned at 7:12 P.M. on March 13, 2003. The Assembly will meet at a time and date to be announced.



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A689 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Weinberg,L/Doria,J+14 Domestic viol-insurers proh from discrim

A2471 Sca (1R) Merkt,R/Barnes,P+2 Electric asst. mobility device-concerns

S429/1422 ScsSaAcaAaAsSa (AS/1R) Bryant,W/Gormley,W+13 Civil rights deprivation-crime

S1038 ScaSaAa w/GR (4R) Bark,M/Caraballo,W+6 Racing Comm.-reconstitutes memb.

S1089 Cardinale,G Prof. and occupational lic.-concerns

S1479 Sca w/GR (2R) Cardinale,G/Cohen,N Fiduciaries-employ/compensate accountant

S1634 Kyrillos,J/Kenny,B+6 Neighborhood revitalization-concerns

S1683 Bark,M/Palaia,J+3 Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab.

S1795 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Matheussen,J+5 Shower rails-req. in sr. rental proj.

S2071 Scs (SCS) Palaia,J/Cohen,N+2 Terrorism-clarifies crime of soliciting

SJR15 Sca (1R) Matheussen,J/Stanley,C Sch. Psych. Mo.-desig. April

SJR16 Lance,L/Gill,N+5 Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/10/03):



None