NEW JERSEY

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for May 22, 2003



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Vol. XV No. 22 210th Legislature Second Annual Session

Kirk W. Conover was sworn in as a member of the General Assembly for the 2nd Legislative District.



Frederick Scalera was sworn in as a member of the General Assembly for the 36th Legislative District.



SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, May 29, 2003 (SESSION).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A3673 McKeon,J Teen nights-regulates REF ALP

A3674 Geist,G Special St. off.-expands definition REF ASG

A3675 Gregg,G/Blee,F Bus. emp. incentive prog. grants-fding. REF ACE

A3676 Weinberg,L/Conaway,H Nurse staffing standards-estab. REF AHH

A3677 Kean,S Homeowner assn-proh conflict of interest REF AHO

AR306 Greenstein,L Daylight savings time-1st Sun. in Nov. REF ASG

AR307 Steele,A/Hackett,M Head Start funding-oppose fund move REF AED



Bills On Emergency Resolution:



S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+11 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M (Guear) (78-0-0)

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+15 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M (Van Drew) (78-0-0)

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M (Watson Coleman) (77-0-0)

S2128 Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M (Burzichelli) (78-0-0)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes (Roberts) (74-0-2)



Motions:



A3189 Merkt,R/Kean,T+24 Contrib. by entities doing co. bus-proh. To suspend the rules (Merkt)

A3189 Merkt,R/Kean,T+24 Contrib. by entities doing co. bus-proh. To Table (Roberts) (38-37-2)

A3305 O'Toole,K/Geist,G+19 Contrib. by entities doing St. bus-proh 24 hour notice rule 10:23 (O'Toole)

A3521 As (AS) Greenwald,L/Watson Coleman,B+3 Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing To Aa (Geist)

A3521 As (AS) Greenwald,L/Watson Coleman,B+3 Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing To Table Aa (Roberts) (41-35-1)

S978 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Furnari,G+13 Contrib. by entities doing St. bus-proh 24 hour notice Rule 10:23 (O'Toole)

S2352 Scs (SCS) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+4 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects To Aa (Heck)

S2352 Scs (SCS) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+4 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects To Table Aa (Roberts) (38-37-2)



Bills Passed:



A566 Impreveduto,A/Chivukula,U+7 GSP-toll collection lanes be consistent (76-1-0)

A2210 AcaSa (2R) McKeon,J/Hackett,M+2 Pub. park parking lots-concerns (67-8-1)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



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

A2553 AcaAca (2R) Greenwald,L/Conaway,H+6 Pediatric rehab. hosp.-Medicaid reimb. (78-0-0)

A2964 Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A Surplus lines insurers-dereg policy form (78-0-0)

A2967 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Johnson,G+10 St. constr. contracts-concerns (78-0-0)

A2969 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Ahearn,M+10 E-Z Pass-estab. cert. req. (76-0-0)

A3319 AcaAa (2R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+3 Insur. producers, cert.-concerns (75-0-1)

A3342 Acs (ACS) Asselta,N/Van Drew,J+11 Michael's Law; concerns DWI (78-0-0)

A3455 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L+5 HOV lanes-permits suspension (78-0-0)

A3521 As (AS) Greenwald,L/Watson Coleman,B+3 Pub. sch. dist.-concerns borrowing (44-34-0)

A3527 Aca (1R) Guear,G/Wisniewski,J+6 Hwy. safety-outlines improvement prog. (50-24-2)

ACR139 Wisniewski,J/Sarlo,P+12 E-ZPass-adopt uniform charges and fees (78-0-0)

AR204 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+5 Delaware Jt Toll Bridge-modify toll incr (77-0-0)

AR226 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+7 Street vendors around WTC site-condemns (76-0-0)

AR279 Friscia,A/Weinberg,L+10 Women's Heart Health Mo.-desig May 2003 (78-0-0)

AR285 Van Drew,J Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24 (78-0-0)

AR287 Pou,N/Roberts,J+3 Persons w/Disab. Awareness Wk.-May 25-31 (77-0-0)

S704 Sca (1R) Lance,L/Greenwald,L+5 Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax (77-0-0)

S2076 Buono,B/Vitale,J+5 Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine (75-2-0)

S2082 Smith,B/Martin,R Powers of attorney-concerns (78-0-0)

S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+11 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M (77-0-0)

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+15 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M (78-0-0)

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M (77-0-0)

S2128 Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M (78-0-0)

S2352 Scs (SCS) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+4 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects (43-26-7)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes (78-0-0)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A570 AaAaAa (3R) Impreveduto,A/Quigley,J Pharmacists-enact law, reg. & lic. (Impreveduto)

A706 AaAaAa (3R) Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+8 Privatize St. svcs.-concerns contracts (Weinberg)

A713 AaAaAa (3R) Weinberg,L/Friscia,A+8 Privatize co svcs-concerns cert contract (Weinberg)

A2721 Aa (1R) Van Drew,J/Carroll,M+4 Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads (Van Drew)

A3038 Aa (1R) Egan,J/Chivukula,U+5 Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine (Egan)

A3404 AcaAa (2R) Sires,A/Roberts,J Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes (Roberts)

A3423 AcaAa (2R) Greenwald,L/Impreveduto,A+7 Film Production Asst. Prog.-estab. (Greenwald)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes (Roberts)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A2867 AcaAs (AS) Previte,M/Burzichelli,J+16 DUI arrestees-held in custody (Previte)



Bills Substituted:



A1401/3138 Acs (ACS) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+8 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M SUB BY S2117

A1402/3139 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Smith,R+12 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M SUB BY S2118

A1403 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M SUB BY S2127

A3038 Aa (1R) Egan,J/Chivukula,U+5 Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine SUB BY S2076

A3077 Greenwald,L/Pou,N+4 Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax SUB BY S704 (1R)

A3224 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M SUB BY S2128

A3231 McKeon,J/Greenstein,L Powers of attorney-concerns SUB BY S2082

A3392 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Stender,L+3 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects SUB BY S2352 (SCS)

A3404 AcaAa (2R) Sires,A/Roberts,J Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes SUB BY S2402 (3R)

S704 Sca (1R) Lance,L/Greenwald,L+5 Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax SUB FOR A3077

S2076 Buono,B/Vitale,J+5 Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine SUB FOR A3038 (1R)

S2082 Smith,B/Martin,R Powers of attorney-concerns SUB FOR A3231

S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+11 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M SUB FOR A1401/3138 (ACS)

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+15 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M SUB FOR A1402/3139 (ACS)

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M SUB FOR A1403

S2128 Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M SUB FOR A3224

S2352 Scs (SCS) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+4 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects SUB FOR A3392 (ACS)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) Kenny,B/Kyrillos,J+1 Long Term Tax Exemp. Law-makes changes SUB FOR A3404 (2R)







Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1141 AcaAca (2R) Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Garden St Scholarship Prog.-lottery fds. REP/ACA

A1401/3138 Acs (ACS) Guear,G/Greenstein,L+8 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M REP

A1402/3139 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Smith,R+12 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M REP

A1403 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M REP

A2638 AcaAca (2R) Sires,A/Doria,J+3 Early retir. benf.-PERS cert. emp. REP/ACA

A2639 AcaAca (2R) Sires,A/Doria,J+3 Early retir. benf.-co., coll. & mun. emp REP/ACA

A2640 AcaAca (2R) Sires,A/Doria,J+4 Early retir. benf.-PERS, TPAF sch. emp. REP/ACA

A2753 Stender,L/Cohen,N+19 Victims remains-concerns memorial REP

A3035 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Burzichelli,J+18 Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council REP

A3224 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M REP

A3515 Conners,J/Pou,N+2 Garden St Preserv Trust Act-make changes REP

A3517 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Farm income averaging cred.-permits REP

A3530 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Doria,J+2 PFRS-addl. retir. benf. REP/ACA

ACR153/121 AcsAcs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Cohen,N Haz. substance discharge-auth. grants REP/ACS

ACR169 Cryan,J/Greenwald,L+2 Garden St Preserv Trust-incr bonding cap REP

S1515 ScaSaAca (3R) Inverso,P+2 Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council REP

S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+11 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M REP

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+15 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M REP

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M REP

S2128 Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M REP



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3611 Wolfe,D/Kean,S Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act FROM AEN



Co-Sponsors Added:



A165 (Chivukula,U)

A566 (Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Kean,S; Scalera,F)

A1401/3138 Acs (ACS) (Dancer,R; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J)

A1402/3139 Acs (ACS) (Azzolina,J; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J; Thompson,S)

A1403 (Dancer,R; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J)

A1702/1828 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A2124 (Kean,S)

A2210 AcaSa (2R) (Greenstein,L)

A2553 AcaAca (2R) (Chivukula,U)

A2753 (Guear,G; Malone,J; Watson Coleman,B; Heck,R; Hackett,M; Diegnan,P; Cryan,J; Conners,J; Burzichelli,J; Conaway,H;

Gregg,G)

A2785 Aca (1R) (Steele,A)

A2883 Aca (1R) (Geist,G)

A2967 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Scalera,F)

A2969 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Scalera,F; Conaway,H)

A3035 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H)

A3038 Aa (1R) (Burzichelli,J; Guear,G)

A3224 (Dancer,R; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J)

A3291 (Conaway,H; Conners,J; Smith,R)

A3313 (Smith,R; Vandervalk,C)

A3315 (Diegnan,P)

A3319 AcaAa (2R) (Chivukula,U)

A3323 (Scalera,F)

A3342 Acs (ACS) (Heck,R; Guear,G; Fisher,D; Greenstein,L; Burzichelli,J; Merkt,R; Conaway,H; Conners,J; Scalera,F)

A3347 Aca (1R) (Conners,J)

A3392 Acs (ACS) (Scalera,F)

A3393/2439 Acs (ACS) (Conners,J)

A3419 (Azzolina,J; Geist,G; Smith,R)

A3455 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Guear,G; Conaway,H; Chivukula,U; Burzichelli,J)

A3458 (Egan,J)

A3515 (Conaway,H; Watson Coleman,B)

A3520 (Friscia,A)

A3521 As (AS) (Greenstein,L)

A3527 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Smith,R; Greenstein,L; Burzichelli,J; Chivukula,U; Conaway,H)

A3530 Aca (1R) (Barnes,P; Johnson,G)

A3627 (Merkt,R)

ACR139 (Conaway,H; Conners,J; Greenstein,L)

ACR169 (Conaway,H; Watson Coleman,B)

ACR176 (Vandervalk,C; Steele,A)





Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



ACR177 (Vandervalk,C; Steele,A)

ACR178 (Steele,A; Vandervalk,C)

AR204 (Conners,J; Conaway,H; Burzichelli,J; Pennacchio,J)

AR279 (Heck,R; McHose,A)

AR287 (Heck,R; Greenstein,L; McHose,A)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2210 AcaSa (2R) (Chivukula,U)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A403 Aca (1R) (O'Toole,K)

A566 (Chivukula,U)

A2210 AcaSa (2R) (Hackett,M)

A3554 (Merkt,R)

A3660 (Malone,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3660 (Kean,S)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2210 AcaSa (2R) (Chivukula,U)

A3385 (Malone,J)

A3424 (Steele,A)

A3471 Aca (1R) (McKeon,J)

A3473 (Van Drew,J)

A3530 Aca (1R) (Guear,G)

A3549 (Greenstein,L)

AR107 (Stanley,C)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3615 (Van Drew,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A1702/1828 Acs (ACS) (Barnes,P)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S704 Sca (1R) (Burzichelli,J; Watson Coleman,B; Cryan,J; Eagler,P)

S2076 (Greenstein,L; Blee,F; Burzichelli,J; Ahearn,M; Guear,G)

S2117 (Dancer,R; DeCroce,A; Arnone,M; Merkt,R; Bateman,C; Pennacchio,J; O'Toole,K; Russo,D)

S2118 (D'Amato,P; Malone,J; Bodine,F; Asselta,N; Chatzidakis,L; Myers,C; Azzolina,J; Blee,F; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J;

Thompson,S; Geist,G)

S2127 (Dancer,R; Pennacchio,J; DeCroce,A)

S2128 (Pennacchio,J; Dancer,R; DeCroce,A)

S2352 Scs (SCS) (Conaway,H; Scalera,F; Van Drew,J)



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S704 Sca (1R) (Greenwald,L)

S2076 (Egan,J)

S2082 (McKeon,J)

S2117 (Guear,G)

S2118 (Van Drew,J)

S2127 (Watson Coleman,B)

S2128 (Burzichelli,J)

S2352 Scs (SCS) (Wisniewski,J)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) (Sires,A)





Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S704 Sca (1R) (Pou,N)

S2076 (Chivukula,U)

S2082 (Greenstein,L)

S2117 (Greenstein,L)

S2118 (Smith,R)

S2127 (Gusciora,R)

S2128 (Fisher,D)

S2352 Scs (SCS) (Stender,L)

S2402 ScaAcaAa (3R) (Roberts,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S704 Sca (1R) (Hackett,M)

S2117 (Biondi,P)

S2118 (Doherty,M)

S2352 Scs (SCS) (Conners,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S704 Sca (1R) (Gregg,G)

S2117 (Gregg,G)

S2118 (Dancer,R)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:22 P.M. to meet on Thursday, June 5, 2003 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet.



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A2210 AcaSa (2R) McKeon,J/Hackett,M+2 Pub. park parking lots-concerns

S704 Sca (1R) Lance,L/Greenwald,L+5 Rentals between cert bus-exemp sales tax

S2076 Buono,B/Vitale,J+5 Handicapped parking spaces-incr. fine

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

S2117 Inverso,P/Bennett,J+11 Farmland preserv. purposes;$28.82M

S2118 Matheussen,J/Lance,L+15 Farmland preserv. purposes;$18.725M

S2127 Turner,S/Buono,B+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$11.118M

S2128 Sweeney,S/Burzichelli,J+3 Farmland preserv. purposes;$14.548M

S2352 Scs (SCS) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+4 Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/19/2003):



P.L.2003, c.76. A727 AaScaSaAaSa (5R) Greenstein,L/Van Drew,J+71 05/21/2003 Unsolicited telemarketing sales-proh.