NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for February 23, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 7 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

William Cook, of Haddonfield.

Bradley Ferencz, of East Brunswick.

Kathryn Brock, of Summit.

Vincent Le Blon, of East Brunswick.

Scott Moynihan, of Scotch Plains.

Susan Reisner, of Metuchen.

George Sabbath, of Pequannock.

Francis Schultz, of Secaucus.

Marie White Bell, of Springfield Township.



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Mark Fisch, of Livingston, to replace Peter S. Reinhart, Esq.

Mayor Sandra L. Love, of Laurel Springs, to replace Lewis Mingo, Jr., resigned.

John L. Winterstella, of Manasquan, to replace Rose C. McConnell.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 9-1-1 COMMISSION:

Mayor Deborah C. Whitcraft, of Beach Haven, to replace Marcia Force.

Lieutenant Michael F. Grennier, of South Plainfield, to replace John Blazakis.

Joseph T. Butts, Jr., of Thorofare, to replace Forrest Eichmann.

Councilman Mark K. Lepinski, of Wallington, to replace Paul Einreinhofer.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD ON CARNIVAL AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY:

Carol Kaplan, of Hoboken.

Geoffrey M. Rogers, of Wildwood Crest, to replace O. Jackson Meyer, III.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS:

Constantine Papademas, P.E., of Montville, to replace Joseph Cantalupo.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON RADIATION PROTECTION:

Sue Ann Mc Kean Dupre, of Lawrenceville, to replace Beverly Good, resigned.

Julie Ellen Kelter Timins, M.D., of Morristown.

Mohan Makhija, M.D., of Ocean, to replace Henry Powsner, resigned.

John J. Mauro, Ph.D., of Red Bank, to replace Daniel Wartenberg, Ph.D., resigned.

Mary E. Moore, M.S, M.ED., of Moorestown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Mark W. Holmes, of Lawrenceville.







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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CREDIT UNION ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Bonnie C. Karczewski, of Hamilton, to replace Robert Vaccaro, resigned.

Jonathan S. Kaufman, of Hillsdale, to replace Francis DePiano, resigned.

Joann Lazzara, of Wayne, to replace Jill Prochik Peterson, resigned.



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

Charles A. Stanziale, Jr., of West Orange, to replace Joan Durkin, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

James J. McGovern, III, Esq., of Livingston, to replace Joseph Mania, III, Esq.

Mary Kathryn Roberts, Esq., of Brielle, to replace Lawrence Chiaravallo.



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

Richard J. Carabelli, Jr., of Trenton.

Timothy F. Gough, P.E., of Robbinsville, to replace Michael Angarone.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ELECTION LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION:

Albert Burstein, Esq., of Tenafly, to replace Paula Ann Franzese, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORIC TRUST:

Councilman Joseph J. Alessandrine, Jr., of Ocean City.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY:

Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, of West Orange, to replace Dana Cilento-Murphy.



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

Matthew U. Watkins, of Medford, to replace John Ricci.

Cheryl G. Fuller, CPA, of Maplewood, to replace Ellen Sandman.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Michael N. Kasparian, of Ho-Ho-Kus.

Mayor Raymond J. Mc Donough, of Harrison, to replace Harry Wyant, Jr.

William F. Whelan, of Bridgeton, to replace Angelo Valente.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF MEDIATION:

Arthur L. Page, ED.D., of Trenton.

Alashia L. Chan, Esq., of Montclair.

Robert Little, IV, of Blackwood.

Peter W. Mc Gourty, of Wayne, to replace Wayne B. Fernicola.

Anthony N. Rosamilia, of Nutley.

Robert C. Angelo, Ed.D, of East Brunswick, to replace Thomas Lazzio.

John J. Connors, of Moorestown, to replace Carl V. Lillvik.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTHORITY:

Bishop David G. Evans, of Sicklerville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL:

Riki E. Jacobs, Esq., of Highland Park, to replace Mukesh Roy.

Lawrence S. Harte, D.D.S., of Livingston.

Miriam Cohen, of Hillsborough.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Mark Summerville, of Medford, to replace Carl Block.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE:

Karen E. Anderson, of Pennington, to replace William Fox.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS:

Lawrence C.T. Koo, PH.D., of Princeton Junction, to replace Rishi Raj, PH.D.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING BOARD:

Joseph A. Barone, Pharm.D. FCCP, of Princeton, to replace Catherine Ainora.

Susan E. Olszewski, of Plainfield.

Connie Bentley McGhee, Esq., of Montclair, to replace Gail Lanier Houlihan.









Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Mark Fisch, of Livingston, to replace Peter S. Reinhart, Esq.

Mayor Sandra L. Love, of Laurel Springs, to replace Lewis Mingo, Jr., resigned.

John L. Winterstella, of Manasquan, to replace Rose C. McConnell.



Bills Introduced:



S986 Turner,S Helping Outstand Pupils Scholarship Prog REF SED

S1056 Singer,R Special ed students-concerns St. aid REF SED

S1057 Turner,S After-sch. pilot prog-estab.;$5M REF SED

S1058 Turner,S Privatize co svcs-concerns cert contract REF SLA

S1059 Kean,T St. Auditor-expands duties REF SSG

S1060 Kean,T Mun. streets-concerns REF STR

S1061 Kean,T Alan Augustine Colon Cancer Research Fd. REF SHH

S1062 Kean,T Homestead rebate, cert. tenants-enhance REF SCU

S1063 Scutari,N Law enforcement offic.-psych. testing REF SLP

S1064 Bucco,A Co. clerk-issue ID cards REF STR

S1065 Bucco,A Lake Hopatcong Comm.-concerns REF SEN

S1066 Bucco,A Fire inspectors, mun.-concerns tenure REF SCU

S1067 Bucco,A Child prot svcs investigation pilot prog REF SHH

S1068 Bucco,A Sch. dist.-estab. emerg./crises plan REF SED

S1069 Bucco,A Lake Hopatcong Comm.;$1.5M REF SEN

S1070 Bucco,A Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage REF SHH

S1071 Bucco,A Daytop Village;$500K REF SHH

S1072 Bucco,A Highlands Preserv. Proj.;$170K REF SEN

S1073 Bucco,A Smoke detector prog.-estab. in DCA REF SCU

S1074 Bucco,A Holocaust Ed. Comm.;$56K REF SED

S1075 Bucco,A Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police REF SED

S1076 Bucco,A Alco., drug abuse prog.-forfeiture fds. REF SJU

S1077 Bucco,A Crime victims-concerns rights REF SJU

S1078 Vitale,J/Madden,F Practice nurses, advanced-expand duties REF SHH

S1079 Bucco,A Civil Air Patrol Cadet Prog.;$250K REF SSG

S1080 Bucco,A Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax REF SLP

S1081 Bucco,A Motor fuels tax refund-recreational boat REF STR

S1082 Bucco,A Adoption expenses-income tax deduct. REF SHH

S1083 Bucco,A Child offense, failure to report-crime REF SJU

S1084 Bucco,A Govt.-owned prop.-adverse possession REF SJU

S1085 Bucco,A Arson offense, cert.-third degree crime REF SJU

S1086 Bucco,A/Adler,J Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb. REF SCU

S1087 Madden,F/Sweeney,S+1 Dam, Wastewater Treatment Proj Act-amend REF SEN

S1088 Madden,F Fallen FF-auth. lic. plate REF STR

S1089 Connors,L Polling place accessibility-concerns REF SSG

S1090 Connors,L Handicapped access, pub. bldg.-concerns REF SCU

S1091 Turner,S Paint ball guns-reg. sale and use REF SLP

S1092 Vitale,J/Buono,B Water resources preserv-concerns funding REF SEN

S1093 Vitale,J/Buono,B Adoptees-permits assess to birth cert. REF SHH

S1094 Bryant,W Working Families Prop. Tax Refund Act REF SBA

S1095 Baer,B Auto insur.-concerns cert. deductibles REF SCM

S1096 Inverso,P Fuel cell-powered veh.-concerns REF STR

S1097 Inverso,P Fuel Cell Research Ctr. at Rutgers;$500K REF SEG

S1098 Inverso,P Sch. emp.-concerns emergent hiring REF SED

S1099 Inverso,P Breast cancer patients-concerns options REF SHH

S1100 Bryant,W Distance learning network aid-concerns REF SED

S1101 Bryant,W Gloucester Co hist church cemetery;$100K REF SWT

S1102 Bryant,W AFDC emerg. asst.-fd. low-income rental REF SHH

S1103 Bryant,W Work First NJ prog.-revise contrib. REF SHH

S1104 Adler,J Nursing degree prog-foreign med sch grad REF SED

S1105 Coniglio,J Peanut products-concerns use REF SHH

S1106 Rice,R Housing constr.-bus. receiving St. fds REF SCU

S1107 Rice,R Community Bldg. Support Initiative;$99K REF SCU

S1108 Rice,R Sch. Improvement Acct Prog Act;$1M REF SED

S1109 Rice,R Early childhood ed. fac. proj.-concerns REF SED

S1110 Rice,R/Gill,N Gang Land Security Task Force-estab. REF SLP

S1111 Rice,R Firearms-concerns retired off. REF SLP











Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S1112 Rice,R EMT-transfer to PFRS REF SSG

S1113 Rice,R Firearm viol., pub. sch. pupil-reporting REF SED

S1114 Rice,R Kindergarten prog.-uniform age req. REF SED

S1115 Rice,R Sch renaissance zones-concerns selection REF SED

S1116 Rice,R UMDNJ-concerns bd. of trustees REF SED

S1117 Rice,R Child Care Ctr Capital Proj. Prog;$1.5M REF SHH

S1118 Rice,R St./political emp.-concerns appt. REF SSG

S1119 Rice,R Set-aside contract req.-concerns REF SSG

S1120 Rice,R Congregate housing fac-post resid rights REF SHH

S1121 Rice,R Rodent control, Abbott sch. dist;$1.56M REF SHH

S1122 Rice,R FamilyCare;$10.6M REF SHH

S1123 Rice,R Adoption-concern pymts. in subsidization REF SHH

S1124 Sweeney,S Firefighter training-concerns REF SLP

S1125 Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P Med. benf, post-retirement-concerns REF SSG

S1126 Coniglio,J St. contractors-prov. emp. info. REF SSG

S1127 Sarlo,P Horse race track leasing-concerns REF SWT

S1128 Cardinale,G/Kyrillos,J+1 Homestead co-owners-concerns prop tax REF SCU

S1129 Smith,B Inspection fac., priv.-corp bus tax cred REF SEN

S1130 Smith,B Sch. fac. air quality standard-DOL;$250K REF SEN

S1131 Smith,B Radon in child care ctrs.-concerns REF SED

S1132 Smith,B Rental prop.-concerns bldg. security REF SCU

S1133 Smith,B Absentee ballots-expands availability REF SSG

S1134 Smith,B Co. sch. transp. coordinator-estab. REF SED

S1135 Smith,B Fair Share Sch. Dist. Expense Act REF SED

S1136 Smith,B Academic Achievement Award Pilot Prog. REF SED

S1137 Littell,R Punitive damages-concerns REF SJU

S1138 Sacco,N NJT Corp-concerns insur. REF STR

S1139 Littell,R Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf REF SSG

S1140 Sarlo,P/Ciesla,A Commercial veh., cert-concern hrs of svc REF STR

S1141 Kean,T General Accounting Office-estab. REF SSG

S1142 Cardinale,G/Baer,B Cemetery Act, 2003-regulate REF SCM

SCR69 Bucco,A/Singer,R Sr. cit/disab prop tax deduct-incr limit REF SCU

SCR70 Inverso,P Vet., surviving spouse-prop. tax deduct REF SCU

SCR71 Rice,R Legislature-memb. serve full time REF SSG

SJR26 Turner,S Child Abuse Prev. Mo.-desig. April REF SHH

SJR27 Smith,B Superfund tax-Pres. and Cong. reauth. REF SEN

SR40 Buono,B Mental Retardation Awareness Mo.-March REF SHH



Bills Passed:



A145 Green,J+12 Juneteenth Independence Day (36-0)

A1560 Smith,R/Voss,J+16 Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record (39-0)

S77 Scs (SCS) Rice,R+1 Housing nonprofits-concerns (39-0)

S84 Sca (1R) James,S/Connors,L+2 Cruelty to animals-concerns (36-0)

S141 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Allen,D Toll monitoring sys.-concerns info. (38-0)

S155 Bryant,W/Sarlo,P+1 Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt (38-0)

S191 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R Animal cruelty-concerns (39-0)

S193 Smith,B/Palaia,J+1 Sick leave banks-sch. emp. (39-0)

S251 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Sarlo,P Pedestrian safety-concerns (39-0)

S252 Coniglio,J/Sacco,N+1 Ammunition, cert.-concerns use by police (38-0)

S273 Adler,J/Gormley,W Criminal mischief-upgrades (38-0)

S315 Bark,M/Allen,D Sch. lunches-concerns (39-0)

S316 Bark,M/Allen,D+1 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. (39-0)

S337 Sarlo,P+1 Charter sch. admin. & trustees-concerns (39-0)

S513 Sca (1R) Sacco,N Funeral svcs. limo driv.-concerns lic. (38-0)

S515 Sacco,N/Sarlo,P Juv. Justice Master Plans-concerns (39-0)

S534 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Sacco,N+1 Juv central registry info-clarify access (39-0)

S557 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+5 Patient Safety Act (39-0)

S594 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Lance,L+1 Agric. products-concerns purch by St. (38-0)

S679 Martin,R/Allen,D Uniform Mediation Act-enacts (38-0)

SJR13 McNamara,H/Connors,L Low income tax cred housing-guidlines (39-0)

SJR16 Connors,L/Allen,D+1 P.O.W.-M.I.A. Wk. of Remembrance-April (39-0)

SJR19 Turner,S+1 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. (39-0)

SR12 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J+1 Natl. forest mgmt reg-denounces rollback (Voice)







Bills Substituted:



A145 Green,J+12 Juneteenth Independence Day SUB FOR S566

A1560 Smith,R/Voss,J+16 Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record SUB FOR S105

S105 Inverso,P/Bucco,A+3 Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record SUB BY A1560

S566 Baer,B/Kyrillos,J+8 Juneteenth Independence Day SUB BY A145



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



S94 ScaSa (2R) James,S MV theft offenses-upgrade penal. (39-0) (James)

S708 Sa (1R) Adler,J/Bryant,W Wills and estates-revises (39-0) (Adler)

S863 Sa (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E+1 Drunk driv.-clarifies sentencing prov. (36-0) (Vitale)



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



A145 Green,J+12 Juneteenth Independence Day



Bills Transferred:



S330 Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J Deputy sheriffs, uncomp.-concerns FROM SCU TO SLP



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S306 Bark,M/Lance,L+2 Wireless phones, hands-free-permits use FROM SLP

S648 Ciesla,A Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb. FROM SEN



Co-Sponsors Added:



S77 Scs (SCS) (Cunningham,G)

S84 Sca (1R) (Cunningham,G)

S99 (Kyrillos,J)

S101 (Ciesla,A)

S104 (Ciesla,A)

S105 (Allen,D; Turner,S; Cunningham,G)

S128 (Kyrillos,J)

S142 (Kyrillos,J)

S155 (Sacco,N)

S239 (Ciesla,A)

S245 (Karcher,E)

S246 (Karcher,E)

S248 (Ciesla,A)

S249 (Ciesla,A)

S250 (Ciesla,A)

S252 (Cunningham,G)

S263 (Karcher,E)

S294 (Singer,R)

S323 (Littell,R)

S337 (Cunningham,G)

S477 Sca (1R) (Madden,F)

S531 (Ciesla,A)

S532 (Ciesla,A)

S534 Sca (1R) (Cunningham,G)

S557 Scs (SCS) (Baer,B)

S566 (Cunningham,G)

S628 (Kyrillos,J)

S641 (Singer,R; Asselta,N)

S862 (Madden,F)

S863 Sa (1R) (Cunningham,G)

S1087 (Littell,R)

S1128 (Sarlo,P)

SCR19 (Karcher,E)

SCR20 (Karcher,E)









Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



SCR48 (Kavanaugh,W)

SJR16 (Cunningham,G)

SJR19 (Cunningham,G)

SR12 Scs (SCS) (Cunningham,G)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S316 (Allen,D)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S84 Sca (1R) (Connors,L)

S141 Scs (SCS) (Allen,D)

S155 (Sarlo,P)

S274 (Buono,B)

S316 (Allen,D)

S479 (Madden,F)

S494 (Coniglio,J)

S591 (Madden,F)

S679 (Allen,D)

S708 Sa (1R) (Bryant,W)

S842 (Codey,R)

S843 (Adler,J)

SJR16 (Allen,D)



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A145 (Baer,B; Cunningham,G; Allen,D; Singer,R; Codey,R; Kenny,B; Coniglio,J; Gill,N; Rice,R; Kyrillos,J)

A1560 (Cunningham,G; Bucco,A; Allen,D; Turner,S; Inverso,P)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective February 11, 2004



Space Utilization Committee:



Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3).



Council on Local Mandates:



Timothy Q. Karcher, Esq., of Jersey City.



*Effective February 13, 2004



Commission to Review Criminal Sentencing:



Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33).

Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).



*Effective February 18, 2004



New Jersey Council of Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs:



Senator Diane B. Allen (7).

Senator John J. Girgenti (35).

The Senate Minority Leader has made the following appointment:



*Effective February 9, 2004



Council on Local Mandates:



Janet L. Whitman, of Summit.



The Senate adjourned at 4:57 P.M. to meet again on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 (JOINT SESSION, To Receive Governor's Budget Message).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A2343 Watson Coleman,B Brownfields dev.-concerns REF AAP

A2344 Gusciora,R Historic Trenton-auth. lic. plates REF ATR

A2345 Gusciora,R Commercial mv-inspection pilot prog REF ATR

A2346 Gusciora,R Heavy trucks-proh. on cert. co. rds. REF ATR

A2347 Gusciora,R Death penal.-create study comm. REF AJU

A2348 Gusciora,R Princeton passenger rail-study expansion REF ATR

A2349 Kean,S+1 Hispanic Affairs Ctr., Monmouth Co.:$35K REF AHO

A2350 Doherty,M Handicapped parking-concerns REF ATR

A2351 Chiappone,A Communication towers, cert.-concerns REF ATU

A2352 Chiappone,A Cell phone consumers-cost disclosure REF ATU

A2353 Chiappone,A Plenary winery lic.-concerns REF ALP

A2354 Cohen,N/Johnson,G Gang Land Security Task Force-estab. REF ALP

A2355 Wisniewski,J Vol ambulance/fire co.-impact stmt. req. REF ARO

A2356 Conaway,H Pub. sch.-proh. sale, food high in sugar REF AED

A2357 Conners,J TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based REF ASG

A2358 Conners,J/Conaway,H Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns REF AMV

A2359 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Health prof., cert.-concerns reimb. REF AFI

A2360 Steele,A PFRS-incr. cert. memb. benefits REF ASG

A2364 Mayer,D/Malone,J TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns retir. benf. REF ASG

A2365 Diegnan,P Uniform Biennial Election Law REF ASG

A2366 Panter,M/Morgan,R Executive Branch-proh. relatives as emp. REF ASG

A2367 Panter,M/Morgan,R Open Pub. Meetings Act-incr viol. fines REF ASG

A2368 Panter,M/Morgan,R St. elected officials-concerns REF ASG

A2369 Gusciora,R Photo radar devices-auth. use REF ALP

A2371 Cohen,N/Pou,N Grandparenting Resource Ctr. Prog.;$1.5M REF AFW

A2372 Egan,J Loc. pub. contracts, cert.-concerns REF AHO

A2373 Van Drew,J Insur. underwriting guidelines-concerns REF AFI

A2374 Van Drew,J EMT-transfer to PFRS REF ASG

ACR150 Chivukula,U Obstetrician-gynecologist-Medicare reimb REF AHH

AJR90 Conners,J/Mayer,D Army Parachute Test Platoon-directs sign REF ATR

AJR91 Gibson,J/Van Drew,J Richards Somers Day-estab. Sept. 4th REF ASG

AR121 Van Drew,J/Gibson,J Richard Somers repatriation-negotiate REF AFR

AR122 Wisniewski,J St.'s Visa Waiver Prog.-make Poland elig REF AFR

AR123 Caraballo,W/Cruz-Perez,N Major League Baseball-discrim treatment REF ASG

AR124 Van Drew,J GSP-expedite planned improvements REF ATR



Bills Passed:



A145 Green,J+12 Juneteenth Independence Day (80-0-0)

A294 Vandervalk,C/Roberts,J+3 Foreclosure procedures-concerns (79-0-0)

A303 Acs (ACS) Vandervalk,C/Weinberg,L+2 Nut products in restaurants-concerns use (78-2-0)

A312 AcaAca (2R) Vandervalk,C/Previte,M+8 Safe Haven Infant Prot Act-revises (80-0-0)

A492 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Johnson,G Physician-cultural competency training (72-6-2)

A655 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Conover,K+4 Elim Health Disparities Initiative-estab (77-3-0)

A758 Cohen,N/Steele,A+2 ATMs-concerns (80-0-0)

A839 Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P Juv., Interst. Compact-prov. for (80-0-0)

A1531 Aca (1R) Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+2 African-Amer. Affairs Advis Comm.-estab. (77-3-0)

A1551/1815 Acs (ACS) Payne,W/Cohen,N+8 Wynona Lipman Ethnic Studies Ctr.;$95K (75-5-0)

A1557 Payne,W/Stanley,C+2 Amistad Comm.-adds 4 leg. memb. (79-1-0)

A1559 Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+2 Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est (77-3-0)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A1764 Tucker,D/Watson Coleman,B+23 NJ-Africa Comm.-estab. (78-2-0)

A1769 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Green,J+3 Sewer, water connection fees-concerns (54-18-8)

A1772 Sires,A/Impreveduto,A+1 J. Doria NJ Leg. Fellows Prog.;$50K (75-4-1)

A1948 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B+1 Sickle cell anemia-insur. cover;$95K (71-6-3)

A2047 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+1 Co. recording auth-concern cert document (80-0-0)

A2055 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+2 Agricultural commodities-bond req. (79-1-0)

A2073 Cohen,N/Pou,N+4 Civil Rights Act-estab. (51-6-23)

AJR78 Aca (1R) Oliver,S+36 Harriet Tubman Day-desig. March 10th (80-0-0)

AJR83 Greenstein,L/Caraballo,W+3 Civil Rights Act, 1964-commem 40th anniv (80-0-0)

AJR84 Stanley,C/Payne,W+7 Brown v. Bd. of Ed of Topeka-commem. (80-0-0)

AR94 Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+10 Black Hist. Mo.-declares February, 2003 (79-0-0)



Motions:



A1948 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B+1 Sickle cell anemia-insur. cover;$95K To Postpone to a Day Certain,13:4f (McHose)

A1948 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Watson Coleman,B+1 Sickle cell anemia-insur. cover;$95K To Table (Roberts) (48-32-0)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A969 Aa (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+4 Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery (Chatzidakis)

A1913 AcaAaAa (3R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C Health Care Prof. Reg Study Comm.-estab. (Weinberg)

A2052 AcaAa (2R) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+1 Contractors' Regis. Act (Impreveduto)

A2059 AcaAa (2R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+1 Inmate Vocational Training Study Comm. (Diegnan)



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S77 Scs (SCS) Rice,R+1 Housing nonprofits-concerns REF AHO

S84 Sca (1R) James,S/Connors,L+2 Cruelty to animals-concerns REF AAN

S141 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Allen,D Toll monitoring sys.-concerns info. REF AJU

S155 Bryant,W/Sarlo,P+1 Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt REF AHO

S191 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R Animal cruelty-concerns REF AAN

S193 Smith,B/Palaia,J+1 Sick leave banks-sch. emp. REF AED

S251 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Sarlo,P Pedestrian safety-concerns REF ATR

S252 Coniglio,J/Sacco,N+1 Ammunition, cert.-concerns use by police REF ALP

S273 Adler,J/Gormley,W Criminal mischief-upgrades REF AJU

S315 Bark,M/Allen,D Sch. lunches-concerns REF AED

S316 Bark,M/Allen,D+1 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. REF AJU

S337 Sarlo,P+1 Charter sch. admin. & trustees-concerns REF AED

S513 Sca (1R) Sacco,N Funeral svcs. limo driv.-concerns lic. REF ATR

S515 Sacco,N/Sarlo,P Juv. Justice Master Plans-concerns REF ALP

S534 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Sacco,N+1 Juv central registry info-clarify access REF ALP

S557 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+5 Patient Safety Act REF AHH

S594 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Lance,L+1 Agric. products-concerns purch by St. REF AAP

S679 Martin,R/Allen,D Uniform Mediation Act-enacts REF AJU

SJR13 McNamara,H/Connors,L Low income tax cred housing-guidlines REF AHO

SJR16 Connors,L/Allen,D+1 P.O.W.-M.I.A. Wk. of Remembrance-April REF AMV

SJR19 Turner,S+1 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. REF ASG



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A1944 Manzo,L Safety Net Hosp.-DHSS desig. FROM AHH

A2069 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Drunk driv.-incr. penal. FROM ALP



Co-Sponsors Added:



A145 (Chivukula,U; Eagler,P)

A148 (Eagler,P)

A164 (Chiappone,A)

A294 (Gusciora,R)

A303 Acs (ACS) (Chivukula,U; Eagler,P)

A312 AcaAca (2R) (Conover,K; Blee,F; McHose,A; Carroll,M; Greenstein,L; Chivukula,U; Azzolina,J)

A315 (Chiappone,A)

A336 (Chiappone,A)

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd):



A460 (McHose,A)

A572 (Johnson,G)

A655 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Conners,J)

A793 (Chiappone,A)

A834 (Hackett,M)

A851 (Chiappone,A)

A940 (Kean,S)

A1021 (DiGaetano,P)

A1299 (Chiappone,A)

A1405 (McHose,A)

A1447 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Hackett,M)

A1479 (Mayer,D)

A1531 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Hackett,M)

A1551/1815 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A1557 (Hackett,M)

A1559 (Eagler,P; Hackett,M)

A1769 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Gusciora,R)

A1948 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A2044 (Smith,R)

A2047 (Eagler,P)

A2055 (Conaway,H)

A2073 (Hackett,M; Manzo,L; Conners,J; Chivukula,U)

A2171 (Manzo,L)

A2330 (Greenwald,L; Mayer,D)

ACR86 (Azzolina,J)

ACR99 (Bodine,F)

ACR101 (Van Drew,J)

AJR78 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Conaway,H; Cryan,J; Quigley,J; Weinberg,L)

AJR83 (Chivukula,U; Eagler,P; Gusciora,R)

AJR84 (Malone,J; Wolfe,D; Baroni,B; Eagler,P; Gusciora,R; Chivukula,U; Hackett,M)

AR94 (McKeon,J; Chivukula,U)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A655 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H)

A839 (Previte,M)

A1948 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L)

A2052 AcaAa (2R) (Stack,B)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1079 (Van Drew,J)

A1281 (Chiappone,A)

A1314 (Chiappone,A)

A1357 (Mayer,D)

A1819 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J)

A1823 (Chiappone,A)

A1938 (Gibson,J)

A1948 Acs (ACS) (Watson Coleman,B)

A2042 (Chiappone,A)

A2049 (Stack,B)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A198 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)

A209 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)

A473 (Panter,M)

A655 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H)

A839 (Previte,M)

A1551/1815 Acs (ACS) (Cryan,J)

A1604 (Gordon,R)

A1769 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)

A1772 (Cohen,N)









Third Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1948 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L)

A2052 AcaAa (2R) (Stack,B)

A2073 (Watson Coleman,B)

A2202 (Wisniewski,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A473 (Morgan,R)

A655 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)

A1769 Aca (1R) (Stack,B)

A2073 (Stanley,C)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2073 (Conaway,H)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



*Effective February 9, 2004



Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission:



Assemblyman Craig A. Stanley (28).

Assemblyman Joseph Cryan (20).



New Jersey Israel Commission:



Assemblywoman Loretta Weinberg (37).

Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen (20).



New Jersey Tourism Advisory Council:



Assemblyman Jeff Van Drew (1).



Governor's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and Related Blood-Borne Pathogens:



Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (15).



Casino Revenue Fund Advisory Commission:



Assemblyman Douglas H. Fisher (3).



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee:



Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (35).



New Jersey-New York Clean Ocean and Shore Trust (COAST) Committee:



Assemblyman Michael J. Panter (12).



New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect:



Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (35).

The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



Parole Advisory Board:



Assemblywoman Mary T. Previte (6).



New Jersey Human Relations Council - Executive Committee:



Assemblywoman Linda Stender (22).



New Jersey Commerce and Economic Growth Commission Board of Directors:



Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula (17).



9-1-1 Commission:



Assemblyman Robert M. Gordon (38).



Joint Committee on Mentoring:



Assemblywoman Sheila Y. Oliver (34).

Assemblyman Craig A. Stanley (28).

Assemblyman William D. Payne (29).



New Jersey State Museum Board of Trustees:



Assemblyman William D. Payne (29).



The 225th Anniversary of the American Revolution Celebration Committee:



Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes, Jr. (18).



New Jersey Pain Management Policy Advisory Council:



Assemblywoman Joan M. Quigley (32).



Homeowners Insurance Availability Advisory Committee:



Assemblyman Jeff Van Drew (1).



DYFS Staffing and Review Panel:



Assemblywoman Mary T. Previte (6).



Motor Vehicle Affordability & Fairness Task Force:



Assemblywoman Joan M. Quigley (32).



The Assembly adjourned at 6:25 P.M. to meet again on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 (JOINT SESSION, To Receive Governor's Budget Message).







Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A145 Green,J+12 Juneteenth Independence Day

A1560 Smith,R/Voss,J+16 Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/19/2004):



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