NEW JERSEY

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for May 19, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 21 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

Assemblyman Paul A. Sarlo, of the 36th Legislative District, has resigned effective May 19, 2003.

Paul A. Sarlo was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 36th Legislative District.



Assemblyman Paul R. D'Amato of the 2nd Legislative District, has resigned effective May 16, 2003.



SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



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:

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

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

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

Jennifer S. Demauro, of Allentown, to replace Louis Paparozzi, 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 Advise and Consent: (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:

Craig W. Yates, of Edgewater Park.

Pamela S. Fischer, of Long Valley.

Stephen Scaturro, of Brick.

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.



Bills Introduced:



S2543 Allen,D Assault on law enforcement off-mand term REF SJU

S2544 Sweeney,S Leg. memb-concern emp. of cert relatives REF SSG

S2545 Bucco,A Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police REF SED

S2546 Smith,B/Lance,L Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns REF SEG

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S2547 Suliga,J Sch. fac proj-concerns health and safety REF SED

S2548 Suliga,J Dwelling units-concerns pets REF SCU

S2549 Connors,L Remote control, rail operations-proh use REF STR

S2550 Connors,L Sports and Exposition Auth.-concerns REF SEG

S2551 Connors,L Beach access-concerns REF SCU

S2552 Rice,R Tuition rates, in-st.-concerns REF SED

S2553 Kean,T Shade Tree, Forestry Asst. Act-concerns REF SEN

S2554 Kean,T Self-employed individuals-health benf. REF SCM

S2555 Inverso,P Hunting, fishing & trapping lic-concerns REF SEN

S2556 Lesniak,R Needle electromyography-physicians REF SHH

S2557 Singer,R Vet. Home Health Care Demo. Prog.;$1M REF SHH

S2558 Smith,B/McNamara,H Rutgers, Smart Growth Research;$250K REF SEN

S2559 Ciesla,A Luring a child into mv-upgrades crime REF SJU

S2560 Ciesla,A Dietary supplements, cert.-proh. sale REF SHH

S2561 Ciesla,A Algonquin Arts;$200K REF SED

S2562 Adler,J ELEC-collect cert. filing fees REF SSG

S2563 Inverso,P Drug dealing offense-grade by units REF SJU

S2564 Cardinale,G/Kyrillos,J Life insur policies-concerns replacement REF SCM

S2565 Cardinale,G/Kyrillos,J Deferred annuities-proh surrender change REF SCM

S2566 Bucco,A Condo. master deeds-concerns REF SCU

S2567 Bucco,A/Kavanaugh,W Sch. photographers-concerns REF SED

S2568 Kavanaugh,W Solutions to Prison Overcrowding Comm. REF SLP

S2569 Ciesla,A Firework display-permit, cert. lg. bldgs REF SCU

S2570 Gill,N Arts Donation Fd-income tax deduct REF SED

S2571 Sweeney,S Telephone customer svc. practices-reg. REF SCM

S2572 Kean,T/Vitale,J Danielle's Law REF SHH

SJR47 Ciesla,A Motorcycle Awareness Mo.-desig. May REF SLP

SJR48 Turner,S Emerg. Response Task Force-estab. REF SLP

SR145 Allen,D USS New Jersey-St. and Natl. Register REF SEN

SR146 Bark,M+3 Israel's founding-commem. 55th anniv. REF SSG

SR147 Kavanaugh,W Myositis Awareness Day-desig. Sept. 21 REF SHH

SR148 Connors,L Remote control locomotives-concerns REF STR

SR149 Kyrillos,J Gateway Natl Rec Area-Sept 11th memorial REF SEN

SR150 Martin,R/Lance,L Sen. Govt Comm-investigate improprieties REF SSG



Motions:



S2491 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Inverso,P+1 Film Production Asst. Prog.-estab. To Sa (Lost) (18-20) (Vitale)



Bills Passed:



A1694 Vandervalk,C/Bateman,C+4 PERS-concerns reemployment (32-3)

A2229 AcaSca (2R) Roberts,J/Biondi,P+6 Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. (36-0)

A2329 AcaScs (SCS) Greenwald,L/McKeon,J Loc. pub. contracts law-cert. exceptions (27-6)

S179 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Allen,D+2 Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns (37-0)

S514 Sa w/GR (2R) Martin,R/Greenstein,L+1 Arbitration procedures-concerns rules (37-0)

S558 Lance,L/Palaia,J Child of St inmate-concerns tuition cost (36-0)

S1434 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S/Smith,B+7 PFRS-concerning death benf. (38-0)

S1550 Scs (SCS) Buono,B/Suliga,J+3 Co. id cards-concerns (38-0)

S1651 Sca (1R) Bark,M+2 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. (36-0)

S2021 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+2 Better Ed. Savings Trust-concerns (38-0)

S2098 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J Fire extinguishers, portable-prov. (36-0)

S2435 Littell,R/Kenny,B+6 Bus. emp. incentive prog. grants-fding. (32-0)

SJR43 Kean,T/Allen,D+19 Natl Bone and Jt. Decade-2002-2011 (37-0)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



S1587 ScaSaSa (3R) Adler,J Constr. code inspection-concerns (37-0) (Adler)

S1647 ScaSa (2R) Bucco,A/Palaia,J Managed care plans-pymt. of svcs. (35-0) (Bucco)

S1891 ScaSa (2R) Bennett,J/Singer,R+4 Vaccinations-concerns (36-0) (Singer)

S2309 Sa (1R) Inverso,P/Kyrillos,J+1 Naval Militia Jt. Command-assess mission (37-0) (Inverso)

S2338 Sa (1R) Bark,M Racing Comm. memb, emp-post-emp restrict (33-0) (Bark)

S2360 ScaSa (2R) Palaia,J/Inverso,P+2 American flag-concerns pub. display (36-0) (Palaia)

S2421 ScaSa (2R) Adler,J/Turner,S+2 Ed. Mandate Review Study Comm-estab. (36-0) (Adler)



Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



S418 w/GR (1R) Bryant,W/Littell,R+2 Home repair finan. contract-concerns (38-0)

S571 Scs w/GR (SCS/1R) Codey,R/Vitale,J+3 Health Care Consumer Info. Act (37-0)



Bills Substituted:



A1694 Vandervalk,C/Bateman,C+4 PERS-concerns reemployment SUB FOR S1847

A2229 AcaSca (2R) Roberts,J/Biondi,P+6 Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. SUB FOR S2399 (1R)

S1847 Kavanaugh,W/Bucco,A PERS-concerns reemployment SUB BY A1694

S2399 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J Pub. works contractor-concerns regis. SUB BY A2229 (2R)



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A3019 Caraballo,W/Ahearn,M Naval Militia Jt. Command-assess mission REP

A3390 AcaSca (2R) Guear,G/Quigley,J+1 Interoperable Communications Act-estab. REP/SCA

S1453 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Sweeney,S+1 Nuclear plant guards-possess firearms REP/SCA

S1771 Sca (1R) Cafiero,J/Kean,T Stillbirth-estab. birth certificate REP/SCA

S2020 James,S/Charles,J Babyland Family Svcs., Inc.;$250K REP

S2275 Scs (SCS) Bennett,J/Codey,R+4 Mandated Health Benf. Advis. Comm. REP/SCS

S2309 Sa (1R) Inverso,P/Kyrillos,J+1 Naval Militia Jt. Command-assess mission REP

S2364 Girgenti,J/Cafiero,J DOC investigators-attend police training REP

S2367 Scs (SCS) Girgenti,J/McNamara,H+2 Co., mun.-crim. hist. background checks REP/SCS

S2481 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Girgenti,J+1 Interoperable Communications Act-estab. REP/SCA



Bills Referred/SBA:



A2038 AcaScaSa (3R) Friscia,A/Previte,M+4 Children's protective eyewear-concerns

S2020 James,S/Charles,J Babyland Family Svcs., Inc.;$250K

S2364 Girgenti,J/Cafiero,J DOC investigators-attend police training



Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:



S919 ScsSaAca (SCS/2R) Vitale,J/Matheussen,J Accredited Med Sch Clinical Clerkship



Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:



A2428 AcaAca (2R) Previte,M/Edwards,W+9 Statewide Tuition Waiver Prog.-creates REF SBA

A2759 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Ahearn,M+2 Disab, physical-concerns health care REF SHH

A3061 Acs (ACS) Conners,J/Conaway,H+27 Vets-home-based & outpatient health care REF SLP

A3109 AcaAs (AS) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+5 Child product safety-concerns REF SCM

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

A3538 Wisniewski,J/Guear,G+30 Natl. Guard & Reserve-extend cert. benf. REF SLP

A3546 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B Retired justices/judges-retain lic plate REF STR

A3564 Burzichelli,J/Stanley,C+35 Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom-benf. REF SBA

A3565 Sires,A/Wisniewski,J+31 Natl. Guard, active-per diem base pay REF SBA

A3566 Fisher,D/Guear,G+28 Natl. Guard, housing-income tax exclud. REF SLP

A3567 Greenstein,L/Burzichelli,J+31 Natl. Guard, active-St.-paid health benf REF SSG

A3568 Van Drew,J/Greenstein,L+28 Mil. svc, cert-cancel mv lease w/o penal REF SLP

A3569 Conners,J/Previte,M+29 Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund REF SED

A3570 Guear,G/Van Drew,J+29 Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog. REF SED

A3571 Smith,R/Greenstein,L+30 Enduring Freedom-tuition-free enrollment REF SED



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1409 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J)

S1426 (Palaia,J; Bucco,A)

S1434 ScaSca (2R) (Allen,D; Palaia,J)

S1453 Sca (1R) (Sacco,N)

S1677 (Palaia,J)

S1924 (Singer,R; Vitale,J)





Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S2253/2292 Scs (SCS) (Bucco,A; Allen,D; Inverso,P; Palaia,J)

S2309 Sa (1R) (Palaia,J)

S2323 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J)

S2367 Scs (SCS) (Palaia,J; Sacco,N)

S2435 (Palaia,J; Allen,D)

S2450 (Littell,R)

SCR89 (Inverso,P)

SR146 (Palaia,J; Singer,R; Inverso,P)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S2331 (Singer,R)



Prime Sponsors Added:



S1542 (Sarlo,P)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S558 (Palaia,J)

S645 (Kean,T)

S2323 Sca (1R) (Adler,J)

SR54 (Vitale,J)



Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



S1712 (Buono,B)

S2331 (Furnari,G)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A1694 (Bucco,A; Kavanaugh,W)

A2229 AcaSca (2R) (Kenny,B; Kyrillos,J)



The Senate adjourned at 6:06 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 29, 2003 (SESSION).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A1401 Guear,G/Greenstein,L+5 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M REF AAN

A1402 Van Drew,J/Smith,R+8 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M REF AAN

A1403 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M REF AAN

A3621 Weinberg,L Individual Health Coverage Prog.-concern REF ABI

A3622 Steele,A Pub. contracts-concerns bidding req. REF ASG

A3623 Steele,A Expungement, cert. records-concerns REF AJU

A3624 Ahearn,M/Weinberg,L Attendance in sch. dist.-concerns elig. REF AED

A3625 Pennacchio,J Health benf. plans-concerns REF ABI

A3626 Gregg,G/Roberts,J Small bus.-impact of rules REF ASG

A3627 Pennacchio,J Homestead prop. tax reimb.-elig. REF AAP

A3628 Cryan,J Open space contrib.-income tax deduct REF ABU

A3629 Connors,C/Moran,J Beach access-concerns REF AEN

A3630 Heck,R/O'Toole,K Cabinet off chauffeur driven veh-concern REF AAP

A3631 Green,J/Burzichelli,J+18 Assault by animal-estab. crime REF AJU

A3632 Merkt,R/Gregg,G Child prot svcs investigation pilot prog REF AFW

A3633 Cryan,J Pharmacy tech-regis., cert. & training REF ARP

A3634 Cryan,J Vol. firefighters-physician's cert. req. REF AHO

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3635 Kean,S Shields, badges, cards-proh. sale REF ALP

A3636 Kean,S/Azzolina,J Distinguished Flying Cross-lic. plate REF ATR

A3637 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L Sex discrim. in wage pymt.-concerns REF ALA

A3638 Weinberg,L Guardianship law-amends REF AJU

A3639 Holzapfel,J/Gregg,G Parole Bd.-concerns REF ALP

A3640 Holzapfel,J/Gregg,G Parole Bd.-adopt cert. rules REF ALP

A3641 Holzapfel,J/Wolfe,D Dietary supplements, cert.-proh. sale REF AHH

A3642 Steele,A/Pou,N Paterson motor veh. agency-reopen REF ATR

A3643 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Algonquin Arts;$200K REF ASG

A3644 Wolfe,D/Rooney,J Ed. emp., emp. org-collective bargaining REF ALA

A3645 Gusciora,R Syringes-revise limited access laws REF AHH

A3646 Gusciora,R World language instruction-concerns REF AED

A3647 Gusciora,R Snow removal, cert. sts. and rd-concerns REF AHO

A3648 Gusciora,R Standard Industrial Class. Sys.-replace REF AEN

A3649 Previte,M Children First Ed. Prog.-concerns REF AFW

A3650 Stender,L/Gusciora,R+1 Realty transfer fee-concerns REF AAN

A3651 Previte,M Child care pymts., incr.-cert. care ctrs REF AFW

A3652 Previte,M/Van Drew,J Parenting Ed. Network Prog.;$80K REF AFW

A3653 Smith,R Prosecutors, asst.-grants cert. rights REF ALP

A3654 Greenwald,L Child abuse-concerns REF AFW

A3655 Greenwald,L Sch. bds-sending/receiving relationships REF AED

A3656 Stender,L/Cohen,N Entertainment fac., St-owned-policies REF ARP

A3657 Greenwald,L Intoxicated driv., under 21-incr. penal. REF ALP

A3658 Cohen,N Arts Donation Fd.-income tax deduct. REF AAP

A3659 Wisniewski,J/Burzichelli,J MV regis., cert.-concerns REF ATR

A3660 Egan,J/Kean,S Fabrication, custom-concerns wages REF ALA

A3661 Conaway,H/Conners,J Fire dist. admin.-auth. appt. REF AHO

A3662 Impreveduto,A/Doria,J+1 Needle electromyography-physicians REF AHH

A3663 Vandervalk,C/Weinberg,L Diabetic students-sch emp. training req. REF AED

A3664 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Essex Co. Bd of Ed. Emp.-incr. vet benf. REF ASG

A3665 Pou,N/Weinberg,L+3 Ignition interlock device-clarifies use REF ALP

A3666 Stender,L/Sarlo,P+3 Equivalency or waiver-Ed. Comm. approve REF AED

A3667 Edwards,W/Caraballo,W+22 Expungement, cert. records-concerns REF AJU

A3668 Diegnan,P/Egan,J+2 Hist. and Cultural Resource Fd.-estab REF ASG

A3669 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+13 Outstanding Ed Svc Prof-Gov Annual Award REF AED

A3670 Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N Gloucester City, waterfront improv.;$1M REF ASG

A3671 Gusciora,R Provisional lic.-concerns REF ATR

A3672 Perez-Cinciarelli,E/Van Drew,J+6 TPAF, PERS-purch. temp. svc. cred. REF ASG

ACR175 Rooney,J Allied Waste Sys, Inc.-anti-trust aspect REF ARO

ACR176 Gregg,G/Chivukula,U+3 Annual St. approp. cap-estab. REF AAP

ACR177 Chivukula,U/Gregg,G+3 St. aid for mun., sch. dist.-concerns REF AAP

ACR178 Gregg,G/Chivukula,U+3 Mun., sch. dist. spending cap-concerns REF AAP

ACR179 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+2 Fred Rogers-honors life/accomplishments REF AFW

ACR180 Diegnan,P/Egan,J+2 Hist. & cultural agencies-support REF ASG

AJR61 Gregg,G/Corodemus,S+25 Ronald Reagan Day-desig. Feb. 6th REF ASG

AJR62 Cryan,J Prop. Tax Study Comm.-creates REF AAP

AJR63 Weinberg,L/Steele,A St. govt. study org.-create task force REF ASG

AJR64 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+3 Ed. Mandate Review Comm.-estab. REF AED

AR295 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+2 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Mo.-June REF AHH

AR296 Carroll,M/Doherty,M+5 Israel's fight against terrorism-support REF ASG

AR297 Corodemus,S/Kean,S Coastal areas-conservation, mgt. & study REF AEN

AR298 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+2 P.O.W.s, Iraqi Freedom-welcomes home REF AMV

AR299 Gusciora,R/McKeon,J World language instruction-curriculum REF AED

AR301 Stender,L/Stanley,C+1 CATV-sr. cit. reduced, special rates REF ATU

AR302 Friscia,A/Guear,G UI benf-Congress extend beyond May, 2003 REF ALA

AR303 Friscia,A/Guear,G Fair Labor Standards Acts-concerns REF ALA

AR304 Conaway,H/Pou,N US Treasury bond rate, 30-yr.-retain REF ACE

AR305 Carroll,M/Gregg,G+2 Counsel fees, recovery-concerns REF AJU



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2627 Aca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cohen,N Auto. insur.-proh. reducing med. copymt. REP/ACA

A3013 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Mortgage guaranty insur.-concerns REP

A3313 Greenstein,L/Guear,G+17 Poet laureate-repeals law to create REP

A3404 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Roberts,J Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes REP/ACA

A3424 Watson Coleman,B/Smith,R+1 Higher ed. faculty, cert.-purch. SHBP REP

A3432 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Meadowlands Complex-concerns devel. proj REP/ACA

A3471 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Gusciora,R Auto insur policies-concern cancellation REP/ACA

A3473 Dancer,R/Asselta,N+1 Racing comm.-expand duties REP

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



A3477 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Mun. zoning bds-appt four alternate memb REP

A3614 Aca (1R) Sires,A Pub. util. poles-concerns REP/ACA

A3615 Guear,G/Chatzidakis,L Horse racing industry-changes regulation REP

A3622 Steele,A Pub. contracts-concerns bidding req. REP

AJR55 Blee,F/D'Amato,P Atlantic City Marathon-desig. annually REP

AR279 Friscia,A/Weinberg,L+8 Women's Heart Health Mo.-desig May 2003 REP

AR287 Pou,N/Roberts,J Persons w/Disab. Awareness Wk.-May 25-31 REP

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

AR295 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+2 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Mo.-June REP

S21/1981 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P/Codey,R+15 Poet laureate-repeals law to create REP

S1652 Sca (1R) Furnari,G+1 Auto insur, med. benf.-limits deductible REP

S2402 ScaAca (2R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1401/3138 Acs (ACS) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+5 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M REP/ACS REF AAP

A1402/3139 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Smith,R+8 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M REP/ACS REF AAP

A1403 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M REP REF AAP

A2785 Aca (1R) Sarlo,P/Greenstein,L+4 Med. benf, post-retirement-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A3224 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M REP REF AAP

A3387/3488 Acs (ACS) Tucker,D/Roberts,J+24 Hearing aids for children-insur. cover REP/ACS REF AAP

A3509 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+2 Low income home purchase-creates prog. REP REF AAP

A3515 Conners,J/Pou,N Garden St Preserv Trust Act-make changes REP REF AAP

A3589 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Weinberg,L Women w/bleeding disorder-pub. awareness REP/ACA REF AAP

ACR169 Cryan,J/Greenwald,L Garden St Preserv Trust-incr bonding cap REP REF AAP

S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M REP REF AAP

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M REP REF AAP

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M REP REF AAP

S2128 Sweeney,S Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M REP REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A3138 Biondi,P/Gregg,G+5 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M COMB/W A1401 (ACS)

A3139 Doherty,M/Dancer,R+8 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M COMB/W A1402 (ACS)

A3488 Cohen,N Grace's law-hearing aid coverage COMB/W A3387 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



A3189 Merkt,R/Kean,T+24 Contrib. by entities doing co. bus-proh. FROM ASG TO AHO

A3542 Greenstein,L Uniform Mediation Act-enacts FROM ALA TO AJU



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S179 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Allen,D+2 Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns REF AED

S558 Lance,L/Palaia,J Child of St inmate-concerns tuition cost REF AED

S1434 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S/Smith,B+7 PFRS-concerning death benf. REF AAP

S1651 Sca (1R) Bark,M+2 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. REF AJU

S2021 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Palaia,J+2 Better Ed. Savings Trust-concerns REF AED

S2098 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J Fire extinguishers, portable-prov. REF AHO

S2435 Littell,R/Kenny,B+6 Bus. emp. incentive prog. grants-fding. REF AAP



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



A2329 AcaScs (SCS) Greenwald,L/McKeon,J Loc. pub. contracts law-cert. exceptions

S1550 Scs (SCS) Buono,B/Suliga,J+3 Co. id cards-concerns

SJR43 Kean,T/Allen,D+19 Natl Bone and Jt. Decade-2002-2011



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Governor's Recommendation/Given Second Reading:



S514 Sa w/GR (2R) Martin,R/Greenstein,L+1 Arbitration procedures-concerns rules



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:



A2229 AcaSca (2R) Roberts,J/Biondi,P+6 Pub. works contractor-concerns regis.



Co-Sponsors Added:



A2361 (Barnes,P)

A2785 Aca (1R) (Geist,G)

A2904 (Hackett,M)

A3313 (Geist,G)

A3323 (Stender,L)

A3458 (Cryan,J; Chivukula,U)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3269 AcaAa (2R) (Van Drew,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A3013 (Bateman,C)

A3183 (Diegnan,P)

A3471 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R)

ACR172 (Doherty,M)

AR287 (Roberts,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3269 AcaAa (2R) (Van Drew,J)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:10 P.M. to meet on Thursday, May 22, 2003 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1694 Vandervalk,C/Bateman,C+4 PERS-concerns reemployment



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/15/03):



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