NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for May 8, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 19 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

Senator Garry J. Furnari, of the 36th Legislative District, has resigned effective May 8, 2003.



SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Garry J. Furnari, of Nutley.



Nominations Notice of Intention as of April 14, 2003:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Garry J. Furnari, of Nutley.



TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

John E. Wallace, Jr., of Sewell.



Nominations Notice of Intention as of May 1, 2003:



TO BE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

Deborah Poritz, of Princeton.



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Dennis F. Carey, III, of Livingston.

Ramona A. Santiago, of Newark.

John C. Kennedy, of Montclair.

Honora Kilgallen, of Manasquan.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Garry J. Furnari, of Nutley.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CORRECTIONS:

Reynaldo R. Martinez, of Haledon, to replace James Plousis, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BERGEN COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Steven V. Schuster, Esq., of Cresskill.

Gerald A. Calabrese, Jr., of Cliffside Park.

Kenneth J. Slomienski, Esq, of Wallington.

Paul Pintel, of Fair Lawn.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS - RUTGERS UNIVERSITY:

Albert R. Gamper, Jr., of Far Hills.

Harold T. Shapiro, of Princeton, to replace Joan Bildner.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Patricia A. Rado, of Annandale.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ESSEX COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Everett M. Johnson, Esq., C.P.A, of Newark, to replace Jack Wigler.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEARING AID DISPENSERS EXAMINING COMMITTEE:

Jennifer A. Schaal, of Allenhurst.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LICENSED LENDERS ADVISORY BOARD:

Ronald B. Tuff, of Newark, to replace Mary Majewski, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

Antonio L. Cruz, Esq., of Perth Amboy, to replace Scott Seelagy, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MERCER COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Richard J. Carabelli, Jr, of Trenton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MONMOUTH COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Annie W. Grant, of Long Branch.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY BOARD OF PUBLIC UTILITIES:

Frederick F. Butler, of Belle Mead.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CEMETERY BOARD:

Marion Brozowski, of Brick Town.

David M. Mallach, of Maplewood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON SPINAL CORD RESEARCH:

John D. Del Colle, of Franklin Lakes.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY:

Vivian Altman, of Summit.

Roger Bruce Jacobs, of West Orange, to replace Richard Blank, Jr., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL COMMISSION:

Maxine N. Lurie, Ph.D, of Piscataway, to replace Elizabeth Holdsworth.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION:

Grissele Camacho-Pagan, of Plainsboro.

Craig W. Yates, of Edgewater Park.

Pamela S. Fischer, of Long Valley.

Stephen Scaturro, of Brick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION:

Peter J. Dinardo, of Jersey City.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY AND HAIRSTYLING:

Yunsil K. Fortini, of Englewood, to replace Rose Policastro.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION:

Myron P. Shevell, of Long Branch.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Roy M. Foster, of Egg Harbor Township, to replace Carl Block.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL:

Susan Ann Crotty, of New Vernon, to replace Ronald Burton, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THOMAS A. EDISON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

E. Harvey Myers, of Monmouth Junction.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE TIDELANDS RESOURCE COUNCIL:

Bethany Rocque-Romaine, Esq., of Old Bridge, to replace Nat Infurna.







Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Donald C. Bradley, of Newark, to replace Isabel Miranda, Esq., resigned.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Jesse H. Strauss, of West Orange.



TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

John E. Wallace, Jr., of Sewell.



TO BE THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

Deborah Poritz, of Princeton.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION:

Virginia S. Bauer, of Rumson, to replace Honorable Virginia E. Haines, resigned.



TO BE THE OCEAN COUNTY SURROGATE:

Honorable Jeffrey W. Moran, of Forked River, to replace Franklin V. Fischer, deceased.



TO BE THE SUSSEX COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

David J. Weaver, of Sparta.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Garry J. Furnari, of Nutley.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY:

Clarisa Romero, of North Brunswick, to replace James Patrick Thompson, M.D.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOAT REGULATION COMMISSION:

John H. Shanahan, Jr., of Maywood, to replace Gerald C. Nelson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO CONTROL COMMISSION:

Ralph G. Frulio, of Bayville, to replace Diane M. Legreide, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS IN CHILDREN RELIEF FUND COMMISSION:

Joan M. Applebaum, of West Trenton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS:

Joan Rivitz, Ed.D., of Paramus, to replace Edward A. Kopelson, Esq., resigned.

John C. Campbell, of Edison, to replace Marilyn L. Flanzbaum.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Honorable Joseph C. Scarpelli, of Brick, to replace Robert G. Luban, resigned.

Theodore King, Jr., of Fair Lawn, to replace Annabel De Las Matas Haveron, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON ARMED FORCES AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS:

Victor J. Ferlise, Esq., of Toms River.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL:

Jennifer S. Demauro, of Allentown, to replace Louis Paparozzi, resigned.

Lorraine D'Sylva-Lee, of Washington, to replace Robert Amos, Jr., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMAL COUNCIL:

Barbara Wicklund, of Skillman, to replace Diane Rau, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LICENSED LENDERS ADVISORY BOARD:

John H. De Los Santos, of Paramus, to replace J. Ryan Moran.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONER REVIEW PANEL:

Reverend Gregory J. Jackon, of Hackensack, to replace Marianne McConnell, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

William Kersey, of Wharton, to replace Bernard Tyson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS:

Marvin Elliot Davis, of East Brunswick, to replace Tony Chin.







Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON SPINAL CORD RESEARCH:

Steven M. Reich, M.D., of East Brunswick, to replace David C. Lowell, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY MEADOWLANDS COMMISSION:

Michael J. Gonnelli, of Secaucus.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION:

Stephen Scaturro, of Brick.

Pamela S. Fischer, of Long Valley.

Craig W. Yates, of Edgewater Park.

Grissele Camacho-Pagan, of Plainsboro.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY OFFICE ON MINORITY AND MULTICULTURAL HEALTH ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Nelson Xavier Cruz, Esq., of Bergenfield, to replace Debra Joy Perez, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY PAIN MANAGEMENT POLICY ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Ivan T. Krohn, M.D., of Lakewood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COMMISSION ON AGING:

Lorraine Spiotta, of East Brunswick, to replace Sue Lachenmayr, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Denise Y. Putlock, of Toms River, to replace Patricia Bennett.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE OCEAN COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

John A. Guarascio, LTC (RET.), of Bayville, to replace Raymond Birchler.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PENSION AND HEALTH BENEFITS REVIEW COMMISSION:

Mindi Shalita, of Lawrenceville, to replace Louis C. Goetting, IV.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

Gary B. Mount, of Princeton, to replace Julia Cobb Allen, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

Mary Jo Herbert, of Titusville, to replace David Kanach.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY:

Mary B. Browne, PT, M.ED., of West Orange, to replace Lee Ann Guenther.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING COMMISSION:

John Bakum, Ed.D., of Edison, to replace Jervis Cunningham.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

John A. Hoffman, Esq., of Piscataway, to replace Roger Fine, Esq.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Margaret M. Hayden, of Montclair.



TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

John E. Wallace, Jr., of Sewell.



TO BE THE DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, HUDSON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS:

John J. Brzozowski, of Jersey City, to replace Betty Outlaw, resigned.



TO BE THE HUDSON COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF ELECTIONS:

Marie G. Borace, of North Bergen.



TO BE THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE STATE POLICE:

Joseph Ricardo Fuentes, of Rutherford, to replace Joseph J. Santiago, resigned.



TO BE THE SUSSEX COUNTY PROSECUTOR:

David J. Weaver, of Sparta.



Nominations Corrected Copy:



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Lester Z. Lieberman, of Morristown, to replace Stephen S. Weinstein, Esq., *NOT* Isabel Miranda, Esq., resigned.

Bills Introduced:



S2446 Cafiero,J/Kean,T+2 NJ & You-Perfect Together-St. slogan REF SSG

S2447 Bucco,A/Martin,R Defibrillator grant prog.-estab. REF SHH

S2448 Martin,R/Bucco,A Defibrillators-place in pub. sch complex REF SHH

S2449 Suliga,J/Smith,B Open space acquisition by St.-concerns REF SEN

S2450 Sweeney,S/Adler,J Farm income averaging cred.-permits REF SEG

S2451 Connors,L/Ciesla,A+1 Teacher certification-concerns REF SED

S2452 Ciesla,A MV parts, cert.-reg. use REF SCM

S2453 Lance,L Arts, cultural, hist. prog.;$40.065M REF SBA

S2454 Bryant,W/James,S Law Against Discrim.-amends REF SCU

S2455 Cafiero,J/Sweeney,S St. songs-desig. six REF SSG

S2456 Turner,S/Lance,L Hwy. safety-outlines improvement prog. REF STR

S2457 Singer,R St. songs, five-desig. REF SSG

S2458 Rice,R/Lesniak,R+5 Set-aside contract req.-concerns REF SSG

S2459 Adler,J Contaminated site-remediation asst. REF SEN

S2460 Coniglio,J/Sweeney,S Land sales, cert.-excl. income REF SEN

S2461 Coniglio,J/Codey,R Garden St Preserv Trust Act-make changes REF SEN

S2462 Littell,R Underground fac., cert.-concerns REF SEN

S2463 Bucco,A/Martin,R Morris Regional Health Partnership;$50K REF SHH

S2464 Bucco,A/Girgenti,J Firefighter's training prog.:$4M REF SCU

S2465 Bucco,A Firefighters-mandates basic training REF SLP

S2466 Bucco,A Police, cert. fed.-confer police powers REF SLP

S2467 Bucco,A/Martin,R Vol. fire co-free admission, cert co fac REF SCU

S2468 Bucco,A/Martin,R Smoke detector prog.-estab. in DCA REF SCU

S2469 Bucco,A/Martin,R Defibrillator training-police/fire off. REF SHH

S2470 Bucco,A/Martin,R Vol. firefighter-prov. time off for fire REF SLP

S2471 Bucco,A/Martin,R Vol firefighters, retired-concerns insur REF SCU

S2472 Bucco,A Vol. emerg. svc. org.-incr. loan limit REF SLP

S2473 Buono,B Archeological sites-concerns protection REF SEG

S2474 Rice,R Firearms-concerns retired off. REF SLP

S2475 Cardinale,G/Inverso,P Leaving scene, fatal accident-mand term REF SLP

S2476 Kavanaugh,W/Bark,M MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns REF SLP

S2477 Inverso,P Scholars Recruitment Prog.;$3.4M REF SED

S2478 Allen,D PFRS memb., cert.-death, disab. benf. REF SSG

S2479 Turner,S/Kavanaugh,W Parentage Act of 2003-enacts REF SJU

S2480 Palaia,J NJ EASE prog.-DHSS report to Leg. REF SHH

S2481 Palaia,J/Girgenti,J+1 Interoperable Communications Act-estab. REF SLP

S2482 Furnari,G Sr. cit. job applicant-proh. discrim. REF SJU

S2483 Palaia,J Alternate fuel veh.-income tax cred. REF SEN

S2484 Allen,D/Bennett,J Divorce filing fees-incr. REF SCU

S2485 Allen,D CDS-concerns distrib. in pub. place REF SJU

S2486 Codey,R Thoroughbred race dates-req. min. no. REF SEG

S2487 Inverso,P/Allen,D+11 Land sale, cert.-exclude from tax REF SEN

S2488 Littell,R Heating oil tanks, home-cleanup leaks REF SEN

S2490 Allen,D/Palaia,J St. aid to cert. higher ed. instit.-proh REF SED

S2491 Vitale,J/Inverso,P+1 Film Production Asst. Prog.-estab. REF SEG

S2492 Bryant,W Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing REF SED

S2493 Bucco,A/Allen,D Physicians-concerns disciplinary actions REF SCM

S2494 Furnari,G/Singer,R Respiratory Care Pract. Lic. Act-revise REF SCM

S2495 Rice,R Housing nonprofits-concerns REF SCU

S2496 Baer,B Motion Picture & TV Devel. Comm.-estab. REF SEG

S2497 Baer,B Sci. and Tech. Comm.-concerns royalties REF SEG

S2498 Baer,B Bus. Emp. Incentive Prog. Asst. Fd-estab REF SEG

S2499 Baer,B Sci. and Tech. Comm.-investment returns REF SEG

S2500 Baer,B Tech. Bus. Incubator Prog Asst Fd-estab. REF SEG

S2503 Coniglio,J Help America Vote Act-implement parts REF SSG

S2515 Suliga,J Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF SEN

S2535 McNamara,H Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REF SEN

SCR99 Connors,L/Singer,R+11 Prop. taxpayers of sch. tax-refunds REF SCU

SCR100 Bryant,W Garden St Preserv Trust-incr bonding cap REF SEN

SCR101 Buono,B/Charles,J Tobacco shipments-Cong enact leg to reg REF SHH

SCR106 McNamara,H Env. Infrastructure Trust-FY 2004 plan REF SEN

SJR54 Adler,J/Connors,L St. Mandate Study Comm.-creates REF SCU

SR141 Allen,D/Palaia,J AMBER Alert prog.-memor. Cong. to enact REF SLP

SR142 Inverso,P/Palaia,J Moran, James-condemns anti-Semitic stmts REF SSG

SR143 Singer,R/Bark,M Sci and Tech Comm-support REF SEG







Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A205 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Guear,G/Burzichelli,J+6 Prevailing Wage Act-estab penal. REP/SCA without recommendation

A2113 Greenstein,L/Watson Coleman,B+26 Holocaust Ed. Comm.-incr. pub. memb. REP

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

A3355 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Dental svc. corp.-experience rating REP

S100 Singer,R/Connors,L Vet. prop. tax deductions-extend elig. REP

S179 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Allen,D+1 Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns REP/SCA

S247 Scs (SCS) Suliga,J+1 Prevailing wage law-estab penal. REP/SCS without recommendation

S282 Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+1 Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab REP

S513 Martin,R/Allen,D Coll. bd. of trustees-req. layoff notice REP

S904 Sca (1R) Connors,L Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun. REP/SCA

S905 Connors,L Prop. tax appeal-delinquencies satisfied REP

S1426 Inverso,P/Singer,R Holocaust Ed. Comm.-incr. pub. memb. REP

S1584 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G+1 Corp. w/1 or 2 emp-opt out, workers comp REP/SCA without recommendation

S1647 Sca (1R) Bucco,A Managed care plans-pymt. of svcs. REP/SCA

S1702 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Vitale,J+4 Statewide Tuition Waiver Prog.-creates REP/SCA

S1711 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Singer,R Practice nurses, advanced-expand duties REP/SCA

S1891 Sca (1R) Bennett,J/Singer,R+4 Vaccinations-concerns REP/SCA

S2021 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J Better Ed. Savings Trust-concerns REP/SCA

S2038 Bagger,R Homestead prop tax deduct-incr max REP

S2093 Turner,S/Bagger,R+5 Traffic performance objective-conformity REP

S2098 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J Fire extinguishers, portable-prov. REP/SCS

S2225 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Bark,M Pediatric rehab. hosp.-Medicaid reimb. REP/SCA

S2253/2292 Scs (SCS) Turner,S Child Abuse/Neglect Task Force-concerns REP/SCS

S2256 Vitale,J/Singer,R HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover REP

S2268 Sca (1R) Rice,R Capital improvements-income tax cred. REP/SCA

S2322 Bennett,J Fire dist bonds-monthly pymt of interest REP

S2324 Sca (1R) Kean,T After-Sch. Prog. Comm.-estab.;$100K REP/SCA without recommendation

S2360 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Inverso,P American flag-concerns pub. display REP/SCA

S2383 Matheussen,J/Vitale,J Dental svc. corp.-experience rating REP

S2397 Buono,B/Turner,S Outstanding Ed Svc Prof-Gov Annual Award REP

S2407 Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J Loc. pub. contracts, cert.-concerns REP

S2421 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Turner,S+1 Ed. Mandate Review Study Comm-estab. REP/SCA

S2422 Lesniak,R Ed. Opportunity Fd.-increase off. term REP

S2492 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing REP/SCS

SR111 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Peanut-free cafeteria areas-estab. REP/SCA



Bills Combined:



S2292 Matheussen,J/Rice,R Child Abuse/Neglect Task Force-concerns COMB/W S2253 (SCS)



Bills Referred/SBA:



A1752 AcaSca (2R) Weinberg,L/Impreveduto,A Ads-concerns use of names

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

S100 Singer,R/Connors,L Vet. prop. tax deductions-extend elig.

S904 Sca (1R) Connors,L Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun.

S1702 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Vitale,J+4 Statewide Tuition Waiver Prog.-creates

S2038 Bagger,R Homestead prop tax deduct-incr max

S2225 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Bark,M Pediatric rehab. hosp.-Medicaid reimb.

S2256 Vitale,J/Singer,R HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover

S2268 Sca (1R) Rice,R Capital improvements-income tax cred.

S2322 Bennett,J Fire dist bonds-monthly pymt of interest

S2492 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing



Bills Received from Governor/Conditional Veto:



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

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



Co-Sponsors Added:



S190 (Bark,M)

S402 (Bark,M)

S914 Sca (1R) (Sweeney,S)

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S1112 (Buono,B)

S1425 (Baer,B)

S1579 Sca (1R) (Buono,B; James,S; Sweeney,S; Turner,S)

S1677 (Coniglio,J)

S1702 Sca (1R) (Bennett,J; Bucco,A)

S1778 (Ciesla,A)

S1889 (Bark,M)

S1918 (Bark,M)

S1924 (Allen,D; Bucco,A)

S1967 Sca (1R) (Sacco,N; Turner,S)

S2110 (Kyrillos,J)

S2184 (Bucco,A)

S2209 (Baer,B)

S2279 (Bucco,A)

S2351 (Turner,S)

S2375 (Vitale,J)

S2395 (Bennett,J)

S2421 Sca (1R) (Buono,B)

S2446 (Bucco,A; Connors,L)

S2451 (McNamara,H)

S2458 (Bryant,W; Charles,J; Gill,N; James,S; Turner,S)

S2481 (Bucco,A)

S2487 (Bark,M; Bucco,A; Ciesla,A; Connors,L; Kavanaugh,W; Kean,T; Kyrillos,J; Lance,L; Littell,R; Matheussen,J; Singer,R)

S2491 (Turner,S)

SCR89 (Sweeney,S; Singer,R; Martin,R; James,S; Connors,L; Coniglio,J; Baer,B; Buono,B)

SCR99 (Bark,M; Cafiero,J; Inverso,P; Kyrillos,J; McNamara,H; Palaia,J; Bennett,J; Bucco,A; Ciesla,A; Kavanaugh,W; Rice,R)

SJR53 (Bucco,A)

SR127 (Allen,D)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1308 (Bucco,A)

S1453 (Sweeney,S)

S2016 (Sweeney,S)

S2314 (Littell,R)

S2348 (Littell,R)

S2372 (Girgenti,J)

S2375 (Kean,T)



Notes to the March 20, 2003 Legislative Digest:



Merging of Bills:



S1570/1571/1572/ 1609/1667/1668/ 1673/1684/1837/ 1850/1902/1976/ 1977/2035/2325 Scs (SCS) Baer,B/Bark,M+2 Med. Care

Access and Responsibility Act MERGE BILLS S2174 SCS, S1570 SCS

S2174/1570 SS (SS) Vitale,J/Matheussen,J+3 Med. Care Access and Responsibility Act MERGE BILLS S1570 SCS, S2174 SCS



Bills Substituted:



A50 AcaScaSa (3R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+4 Med. Care Access and Responsibility Act SUB FOR S2174/1570 SS *NOT* S2174/2226 (SCS)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A50 AcaScaSa (3R) (Vitale,J; Cardinale,G; Matheussen,J; Bucco,A; Baer,B; Allen,D; Bark,M; Gormley, W; Kean,T; Kyrillos,J; Lesniak,R; Palaia,J; Singer,R)



The Senate adjourned at 6:48 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 15, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).









ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR285 Van Drew,J Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24



Bills Introduced:



A3520 Van Drew,J+3 Telephone customer svc. practices-reg. REF ATU

A3523 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Farmers-concerns marketing opportunities REF AAN

A3524 Greenstein,L/Guear,G+1 Sr. Cit. Fall Prev. Demo. Prog.-estab. REF ASI

A3525 Greenstein,L Juv., Interst. Compact-prov. for REF AJU

A3527 Guear,G/Wisniewski,J Hwy. safety-outlines improvement prog. REF ATR

A3528 Impreveduto,A Elected mun. off.-concerns publications REF ASG

A3529 Greenstein,L/Guear,G Telephone/electronic mail-concerns REF ASG

A3530 Sires,A/Doria,J PFRS-addl. retir. benf. REF ASG

A3532 Russo,D Crimes w/bail restrictions-concerns REF AJU

A3533 Dancer,R/Malone,J+1 Distinguished svc. medal-clarifies req. REF AMV

A3534 Weinberg,L/Conaway,H+5 Obesity Prev. Task Force-estab. REF AHH

A3535 Kean,S Dredging, navigational waterways-concern REF AAN

A3536 Vandervalk,C/Pou,N Hosp. staff, id badges-req. REF AHH

A3537 Smith,R DYFS-ensure caseworker safety REF AFW

A3538 Wisniewski,J/Guear,G Natl. Guard & Reserve-extend cert. benf. REF AMV

A3539 Van Drew,J No-fault auto insur. law-repeals REF ABI

A3540 Van Drew,J Dist. factor group scores-concerns REF AED

A3541 Van Drew,J PFRS-concerns retir. allowances REF ASG

A3542 Greenstein,L Uniform Mediation Act-enacts REF ALA

A3543 Greenstein,L Sch. bus. driv.-concerns emp. REF AED

A3544 Malone,J Defibrillators-place in pub. sch complex REF AED

A3545 Malone,J St. aid to cert. higher ed. instit.-proh REF AED

A3546 Cohen,N Retired justices & judges-auth lic plate REF ATR

A3547 Van Drew,J Rt. 47 congestion-study to alleviate REF ATR

A3548 Guear,G Matrix marketing plans-unlawful REF ACE

A3549 Van Drew,J/Previte,M Electronic mail, unsolicited-penalty REF ATU

A3550 Impreveduto,A Electronic mail, unsolicited-proh. REF ATU

A3551 Impreveduto,A Electronic mail, unsolicited-criminalize REF ATU

A3552 Geist,G Parole Bd.-concerns cert. records REF ASG

A3553 Gusciora,R/Doherty,M Parentage Act of 2003-enacts REF AJU

A3554 Carroll,M S corp., subchapter-restores phase-out REF AAP

A3555 DiGaetano,P Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom-benf. REF ASG

A3556 Sarlo,P East Rutherford Boro. Sch. Dist.;$40K REF AED

A3557 Greenwald,L Sch. photographers-concerns REF AED

A3558 Pou,N/Watson Coleman,B+2 Voter regis.-concerns REF ASG

A3559 Greenstein,L Trusts-estab., young beneficiaries REF AJU

A3560 Greenstein,L Help Amer. Vote Act-conforms;$4.350M REF ASG

A3561 Stender,L/Pou,N Mold haz., indoor env.-concerns REF AEN

A3562 Smith,R Pedestrians-yield to emerg. veh. REF ATR

A3563 Munoz,E Bone mass measurement-insur. cover REF ABI

A3564 Burzichelli,J/Stanley,C Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom-benf. REF AMV

A3565 Sires,A/Wisniewski,J Natl. Guard, active-per diem base pay REF AMV

A3566 Fisher,D/Guear,G Natl. Guard, housing-income tax exclud. REF AMV

A3567 Greenstein,L/Burzichelli,J Natl. Guard, active-St.-paid health benf REF AMV

A3568 Van Drew,J/Greenstein,L Mil. svc, cert-cancel mv lease w/o penal REF AMV

A3569 Conners,J/Previte,M Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund REF AMV

A3570 Guear,G/Van Drew,J Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog. REF AMV

A3571 Smith,R/Greenstein,L Enduring Freedom-tuition-free enrollment REF AMV

ACR170 Van Drew,J Prop. tax deduction-surviving spouse REF ASI

ACR171 DiGaetano,P Women's Cancer Recovery Act-Cong. pass REF AHH

ACR172 Carroll,M St. repymt. of cert. debt-voter approval REF AAP

AR280 Eagler,P/Steele,A Medicare-mental, physical equal coverage REF ASI

AR281 Russo,D Highlands Stewardship Act-Cong. enact REF AAN

AR282 McHose,A Asm. Govt Efficiency, Audit Comm-concern REF ASG

AR283 Wisniewski,J/Smith,R Natl Guard & Reserve-salary differential REF AMV

AR284 Bateman,C Myositis Awareness Day-desig. Sept 21 REF AHH

AR286 Van Drew,J DNA rape kit processing-address backlog REF ALP

AR287 Pou,N Persons w/Disab. Awareness Wk.-May 25-31 REF AHH

AR288 Heck,R Wireless svc. fac near sch-proh erection REF ATU

AR289 Guear,G/Van Drew,J Natl. Tourism Wk.-recognizes in NJ REF ATG





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



AR290 Sires,A/Malone,J+3 Armed Forces memb. killed-honors REF AMV

AR291 Sires,A/DiGaetano,P Army, Air Natl. Guard-recog. and honors REF AMV

AR292 Wisniewski,J/Greenstein,L Natl. Guard memb.-concerns benf. REF AMV



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A119 Aca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Geist,G+2 Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M REP/ACA

A540 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Geist,G+19 Prop. tax reform-St. constit. convention REP/ACA

A1685 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Dana Christmas Scholarship Prog-estab REP/ACA

A1991 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Coll./univ. governing bds.-concerns REP/ACA

A2355/2798/664 Acs (ACS) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+1 Cell phone, hand held while driv-offense REP/ACS

A2615 Aca (1R) Bodine,F+2 False govt. documents-upgrades penal. REP/ACA

A2810 Sarlo,P/Barnes,P+4 Sch. crossing guards-concerns cert penal REP

A2846 Guear,G Dogs-concerns licensing REP

A2927 Cohen,N/D'Amato,P Legal process-exemp reparation pymts REP

A3166 Weinberg,L Adoptions, foreign countries-concerns REP

A3185 Wolfe,D Sch. dist. bonds-concerns REP

A3231 McKeon,J/Greenstein,L Powers of attorney-concerns REP

A3302/3286/3426/ 57 Acs (ACS) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Invasion of privacy-proh. cert. acts REP/ACS

A3323 Wisniewski,J/Diegnan,P Fire academy courses-coll. credit REP

A3352 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Stender,L Sept. 11 Victims Comp. Act-creates REP/ACA

A3372 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+1 Worker rights-concerns notice REP/ACA

A3419 Doria,J/Friscia,A+15 Sch. emp.-concern collective negotiation REP

A3431 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Wolfe,D Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity REP/ACA

A3455 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L HOV lanes-req. suspension REP/ACA

A3525 Greenstein,L Juv., Interst. Compact-prov. for REP

A3526 Sires,A/Van Drew,J Private well test results-auth. posting REP

A3527 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Wisniewski,J Hwy. safety-outlines improvement prog. REP/ACA

A3528 Impreveduto,A Elected mun. off.-concerns publications REP

A3538 Wisniewski,J/Guear,G Natl. Guard & Reserve-extend cert. benf. REP

A3546 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Retired justices & judges-auth lic plate REP/ACA

A3564 Burzichelli,J/Stanley,C Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom-benf. REP

A3565 Sires,A/Wisniewski,J Natl. Guard, active-per diem base pay REP

A3566 Fisher,D/Guear,G Natl. Guard, housing-income tax exclud. REP

A3567 Greenstein,L/Burzichelli,J Natl. Guard, active-St.-paid health benf REP

A3568 Van Drew,J/Greenstein,L Mil. svc, cert-cancel mv lease w/o penal REP

A3569 Conners,J/Previte,M Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund REP

A3570 Guear,G/Van Drew,J Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog. REP

A3571 Smith,R/Greenstein,L Enduring Freedom-tuition-free enrollment REP

AJR41 Aca (1R) Moran,J/Connors,C EPA changes to air pollution prog-oppose REP/ACA

AR226 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+7 Street vendors around WTC site-condemns REP

AR280 Eagler,P/Steele,A Medicare-mental, physical equal coverage REP

AR283 Wisniewski,J/Smith,R Natl Guard & Reserve-salary differential REP

AR290 Sires,A/Malone,J+3 Armed Forces memb. killed-honors REP

AR291 Sires,A/DiGaetano,P Army, Air Natl. Guard-recog. and honors REP

AR292 Wisniewski,J/Greenstein,L Natl. Guard memb.-concerns benf. REP

S235 Scs (SCS) Suliga,J/McNamara,H+2 Dredged material-auth. beneficial reuse REP

S701 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Vitale,J+1 Contaminated sites-concerns REP

S1194 ScaSaAca (3R) Cardinale,G/Matheussen,J+3 False govt. documents-upgrades penal. REP/ACA

S2082 Smith,B/Martin,R Powers of attorney-concerns REP

S2193 Palaia,J Sch. dist. bonds-concerns REP

S2320 Sacco,N Elected mun. off.-concerns publications REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A235 Aca (1R) Barnes,P+3 Adoption expenses-income tax deduct. REP/ACA REF AAP

A304 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Weinberg,L+1 Adoption expenses-income tax cred. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2638 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Doria,J+3 Early retir. benf.-PERS cert. emp. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2639 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Doria,J+3 Early retir. benf.-co., coll. & mun. emp REP/ACA REF AAP

A2640 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Doria,J+4 Early retir. benf.-PERS, TPAF sch. emp. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3072 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Guear,G Special ed. costs-incl. transp. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3430 Pou,N/Steele,A Child devel. assessments-concerns REP REF AAP

A3524 Greenstein,L/Guear,G+1 Sr. Cit. Fall Prev. Demo. Prog.-estab. REP REF AAP

A3530 Sires,A/Doria,J PFRS-addl. retir. benf. REP REF AAP







Bills Reported Referred/ABU:



A3564 Burzichelli,J/Stanley,C Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom-benf. REP REF ABU

A3565 Sires,A/Wisniewski,J Natl. Guard, active-per diem base pay REP REF ABU

A3566 Fisher,D/Guear,G Natl. Guard, housing-income tax exclud. REP REF ABU

A3567 Greenstein,L/Burzichelli,J Natl. Guard, active-St.-paid health benf REP REF ABU



Bills Given First Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



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



Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



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



Bills Combined:



A57 Smith,T/Corodemus,S+13 Invasion of privacy-punishes cert. acts COMB/W A3302/3286/3426 (ACS)

A664 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+1 Car phone-proh. use while driv. COMB/W A2355/2798 (ACS)

A2798 Wisniewski,J+2 Driv, distracted-clarifies COMB/W A2355/664 (ACS)

A3286 Diegnan,P+3 Privacy, invading-crime COMB/W A3302/3426/57 (ACS)

A3426 Steele,A/Hackett,M+1 Video voyeurism-creates crime COMB/W A3302/3286/57 (ACS)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3541 Van Drew,J PFRS-concerns retir. allowances FROM ASG



Co-Sponsors Added:



A235 Aca (1R) (Thompson,S; Heck,R)

A304 Aca (1R) (Heck,R)

A2218 (Barnes,P)

A2810 (Hackett,M)

A2836 (Smith,R)

A3456 (Connors,C)

A3458 (Kean,S)

A3524 (Eagler,P)

ACR161 (Johnson,G; Stender,L; Smith,R; Hackett,M; Diegnan,P; Ahearn,M)

AR44 (Fisher,D)

AR271 (Connors,C)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1386 (D'Amato,P)

A3352 Aca (1R) (Stender,L)

A3487 (Barnes,P)

A3522 (Doherty,M)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A1386 (DiGaetano,P)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A1141 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A2094 (Conners,J)

A3531 (Greenwald,L)





Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



ACR161 (Wisniewski,J)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:10 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 15, 2003 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/5/03):



P.L.2003, c.73. S160 Aca (1R) Bagger,R/Guear,G+13 05/06/2003 Handgun permit-disqual. cert. juv.

P.L.2003, c.74. S696 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/Smith,B+13 05/07/2003 Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M

P.L.2003, c.75. S884 Palaia,J/Cafiero,J+2 05/08/2003 Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction