NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for March 11, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 13 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, March 22, 2004 (SESSION, Select Committees at the Call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR137 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P SS prog.-concerns

AR144 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Paulsboro Borough founding-100th anniv.



Bills Introduced:



A2481 O'Toole,K Defibrillators-req. use in high schools REF AED

A2482 Burzichelli,J+1 Mercury switches-remove, scrapped veh. REF AEN

A2483 Gregg,G/Merkt,R St. agency-concerns purchase of apparel REF ASG

A2484 Gregg,G/Cohen,N Lake Hopatcong Comm.;$1.5M REF AAN

A2485 Chiappone,A Emp. rest & meal breaks-concerns REF ALA

A2486 Chiappone,A Manuf. fac. emp.-concerns work hrs. REF ALA

A2487 Biondi,P/O'Toole,K Dental hygienists-concerns ed. REF ARP

A2488 Chivukula,U PFRS, PERS retirees-contrib. SHBP benf. REF ASG

A2489 Van Drew,J Foreign corp., cert.-proh. corp. bus tax REF ATR

A2490 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+1 Del. Riv. & Bay Auth.-concern police off REF AHS

A2491 Greenwald,L Toll-free passage-concerns REF ATR

A2492 Gibson,J/Malone,J Notaries pub.-increase term of off. REF AJU

A2493 Baroni,B Camp. contrib., cert.-concerns REF ASG

A2494 Baroni,B Mun. prof. svc contracts awards-proh Leg REF ASG

A2495 Baroni,B/Azzolina,J Leg. relatives-proh. cert. emp. REF ASG

A2496 Baroni,B Elected off.-proh. more than one off. REF ASG

A2497 Baroni,B Elected off.-file disclosure statements REF ASG

A2498 Baroni,B PERS-concerns leg. memb. REF ASG

A2499 Baroni,B/Thompson,S ELEC-concerns cert. fees and penal. REF ASG

A2501 Baroni,B/Gibson,J Gov. & staff-clarify ethical standards REF ASG

A2502 Baroni,B/Kean,S Camp. Contrib. Reporting Act-concerns REF ASG

A2503 Baroni,B Absentee ballots-concerns REF ASG

A2504 Baroni,B Absentee ballots-concerns REF ASG

A2505 Azzolina,J Leg., info. received, possessed-concerns REF ASG

A2506 Previte,M/Mayer,D Juv. delinquent community svc.-immunity REF AJU

A2507 Baroni,B/Gibson,J Investment of assets-clarifies REF ASG

A2508 Chivukula,U/Diegnan,P Veh, new-req. St. purch, cert. certified REF AEN

A2509 Diegnan,P/Chivukula,U Marriage lic.-reduce waiting period REF AJU

A2510 Van Drew,J Clerk, co.-auth to act as loc. registrar REF AHO

A2511 Cohen,N Judicial salaries-incr. REF AJU

A2512 Cohen,N Charitable Immunity Act-modifies REF AJU

A2513 Cohen,N Anti-Piracy Act-amends REF AJU

A2514 Thompson,S Affordable housing-concerns REF AHO

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2515 Hackett,M Cable tv rates, sr., disab.-concerns REF ATU

A2516 Wisniewski,J Motor bus owners-concerns med. coverage REF AFI

A2517 Previte,M/Mayer,D Criminal mischief-upgrades REF AJU

A2518 Previte,M+1 Improve Treatment, Off w/Mental Illness REF ALP

A2519 Impreveduto,A/Biondi,P Home inspector lic.-revise provisions REF ARP

A2520 Azzolina,J/Corodemus,S Gov. Integrity Div.-estab. REF ASG

A2521 Gibson,J/Corodemus,S St. contracts-post cert. info. REF ASG

A2522 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Driving in an unsafe manner-proh. REF ALP

A2523 Smith,R CDS-concerns distrib. in pub place REF AJU

A2524 Gusciora,R Computers for sch. prog.-estab. in DOC REF ALP

A2525 Hackett,M Hosp. closures, nonprofit-AG oversight REF AHH

A2526 Hackett,M Obscene materials-proh. pub. sch. fac. REF AED

A2527 Hackett,M Obscene materials-proh. pub. sch. fac. REF AED

A2528 Conners,J/Mayer,D Del. Riv. Port Auth.-concern police off. REF AEN

A2529 Quigley,J Emerg. response, pub. bldg.-concerns REF AHS

A2530 Panter,M PFRS-deferred retir. option prog. REF ASG

A2531 Weinberg,L+1 Smoking in pub. places-restrict REF AHH

A2532 Manzo,L Loc. bd. of health-concerns auth. REF AHH

A2533 Manzo,L Kinship care-concerns REF AFW

A2534 Stanley,C Counterfeit goods, forfeiture law-revise REF ALP

A2535 Steele,A Special pay plans-estab. REF ASG

A2536 Steele,A PERS-create Weights, Measures Off. Part REF ASG

ACR154 Baroni,B Prof. svcs. contract-concerns awarding REF ASG

ACR155 Baroni,B Lieutenant Gov. Off.-estab. REF ASG

ACR156 DiGaetano,P St. Govt. spending cap-concerns REF AAP

ACR157 Van Drew,J Enhanced Community Option waiver-concern REF ASI

ACR158 Van Drew,J Enhanced Community Option waiver-concern REF ASI

AJR97 Bramnick,J/Munoz,E Veterans' Mo.-desig. Nov. of each yr. REF AMV

AJR98 Baroni,B Leg. elections study comm.-pub. finan. REF ASG

AJR99 Baroni,B Instant runoff voting-study comm. REF ASG

AR138 Stender,L/Wisniewski,J Fire depts., loc.-restore fed. funding REF ALP

AR139 Conners,J/Conaway,H Nerve agent-proh. discharge, Del. Riv. REF AAN

AR140 Eagler,P Presidential Primaries-Assm. Study Comm. REF ASG

AR141 Chatzidakis,L/McKeon,J Silicon solar cell, 50th anniv-commem. REF ATU

AR142 McHose,A/Chatzidakis,L+1 Alice Paul-honors REF ASG



Bills Passed:



A209 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Van Drew,J+10 Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check (79-0-0)

A330 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Long term care insur. plan-loc. pub. emp (79-0-0)

A336 Weinberg,L/Quigley,J+3 Disab, physical-concerns health care (79-0-0)

A473 Dancer,R/Van Drew,J+3 Racing comm.-expand duties (78-1-0)

A609 Bateman,C/Manzo,L+1 Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns (79-0-0)

A908 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+14 Defibrillators-req. in nursing homes (79-0-0)

A969 Aa (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+5 Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery (79-0-0)

A1034 Wolfe,D/Malone,J+1 Coll. bd. of trustees-req. layoff notice (77-2-0)

A1098 Johnson,G/Greenstein,L+1 Elderly Suicide Prev Advisory Council (77-2-0)

A1201 Aca (1R) Quigley,J+4 Photo id cards-req. for health prof. (79-0-0)

A1768 Aca (1R) Stanley,C/Van Drew,J+14 Long-Term Care Quality, Finan Task Force (78-0-1)

A1774 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Weinberg,L+19 Lead screening-HMOs report, req. (79-0-0)

A1986 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+1 Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab. (74-5-0)

A1988 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab. (78-0-1)

A2052 AcaAa (2R) Cohen,N/Impreveduto,A+2 Contractors' Regis. Act (62-9-7)

A2059 AcaAa (2R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+2 Inmate Vocational Training Study Comm. (78-0-1)

A2165 Van Drew,J/Panter,M+1 Thoroughbred breeder awards-extends elig (77-2-0)

A2261 Voss,J/Greenstein,L+10 Mammograms-coverage, women under 40 (79-0-0)

A2425 Greenwald,L/Conaway,H+1 Health Care Worker Pension Policy Comm. (75-4-0)

AR103 Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+6 Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2004 (78-0-0)

AR124 Van Drew,J+1 GSP-expedite planned improvements (76-3-0)

AR129 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W Health Promo & Disease Research Ctr. (77-0-2)

AR143 Previte,M/Stender,L Alice Paul-commem accomplishments (79-0-0)



Motions:



A1660 O'Toole,K/Russo,D+4 Camp. contrib.-concerns 24 hour notice Rule 10:23 (O'Toole)







Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A50 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+9 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act (Roberts)

A148 Aa (1R) Green,J/Burzichelli,J+14 Affordable Housing-estab. Jt. Committee (Stender)

A619 Aa (1R) Bramnick,J/Stender,L+1 Crosswalks-concerns (Bramnick)

A726 Aa (1R) Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Fire equip, donated-prov. civil immunity (Bodine)

A1188 AcaAa (2R) Quigley,J/Impreveduto,A MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb. (Quigley)

A1393 AcaAa (2R) Conners,J/Conaway,H+1 MV documents-concerns (Conners)

A1447 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) Scalera,F/Johnson,G+3 Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate (Scalera)

A1913 AcaAaAaAa (4R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C Health Care Prof. Reg Study Comm.-estab. (Weinberg)

A1937 AcaAa (2R) Conaway,H+1 Airport runways-limits extension (Conaway)

A2088 AcaAa (2R) Caraballo,W/Vas,J Consumer Fraud Act-concerns (Caraballo)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A1488 As (AS) Conaway,H/Blee,F+10 Androstenedione-proh. sale to minors (Conaway)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A1090 Johnson,G Pawnbrokers-photos, persons w/ goods FROM ARP



Co-Sponsors Added:



A50 AcsAa (ACS/1R) (Green,J; Greenwald,L)

A193 (Stack,B)

A204 (Diegnan,P; Hackett,M)

A209 Aca (1R) (Oliver,S; Greenstein,L)

A213 (Eagler,P)

A280 (Diegnan,P)

A343 (Eagler,P)

A426 (Eagler,P)

A460 (Gregg,G; Pennacchio,J; Rooney,J; DeCroce,A; Russo,D; Thompson,S; O'Toole,K; Myers,C; Azzolina,J; DiGaetano,P)

A478 (Barnes,P)

A500 (Diegnan,P)

A572 (Stack,B)

A609 (Chivukula,U)

A619 Aa (1R) (Corodemus,S)

A628 (Gibson,J)

A834 (Oliver,S)

A856 (Gibson,J)

A908 (Eagler,P; Manzo,L)

A911 (Wolfe,D)

A917 (Barnes,P)

A923 (Stender,L)

A940 (Gibson,J)

A969 Aa (1R) (Corodemus,S)

A1034 (Chivukula,U)

A1079 (Eagler,P)

A1082 (Barnes,P)

A1098 (Chivukula,U)

A1201 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)

A1285 (Barnes,P)

A1344 (Chiappone,A)

A1389 (Barnes,P)

A1440 (Eagler,P)

A1447 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) (Eagler,P)

A1488 As (AS) (Eagler,P)

A1517 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A1626 (Manzo,L; Rooney,J)

A1631 (Quigley,J)

A1660 (Gibson,J)

A1690 (Diegnan,P)

A1768 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M)

A1774 Aca (1R) (Corodemus,S)

A1810 (Scalera,F)

A1815 (Oliver,S)

A1915 (Eagler,P)

A1940 (Barnes,P)

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1983 (Azzolina,J; Payne,W; Stack,B; Johnson,G; Malone,J; Caraballo,W; Bodine,F; Barnes,P; Chivukula,U; Kean,S; Conaway,H;

Stender,L; Biondi,P; McKeon,J; Blee,F; Greenstein,L; Greenwald,L; Voss,J; Scalera,F; Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D; Corodemus,S;

Conners,J; Conover,K; DiGaetano,P; Weinberg,L; Gordon,R; Watson Coleman,B; Mayer,D; Smith,R; Thompson,S; Gibson,J; Wolfe,D;

Cryan,J; Wisniewski,J; Van Drew,J; Egan,J; Impreveduto,A)

A2016 (Hackett,M)

A2049 (Eagler,P)

A2052 AcaAa (2R) (Previte,M)

A2059 AcaAa (2R) (Manzo,L)

A2060 (Diegnan,P)

A2103 (Barnes,P)

A2206 (Manzo,L)

A2214 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M)

A2261 (Connors,C; Rumpf,B; McKeon,J; Kean,S; Hackett,M; Previte,M; Gordon,R)

A2266 (Eagler,P)

A2317 (Diegnan,P)

A2319 (Diegnan,P)

A2357 (Barnes,P)

A2391 (Diegnan,P)

A2482 (Weinberg,L)

A2518 (Conover,K)

AR84 (Hackett,M; Eagler,P)

AR103 (Hackett,M; Previte,M; Eagler,P)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2521 (Azzolina,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A609 (Manzo,L)

A1132 (Wolfe,D)

A1906 (Smith,R)

A1971 (Previte,M)

A1987 (Manzo,L)

A2165 (Panter,M)

A2343 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L)

A2360 (Chiappone,A)

A2446 (Mayer,D)

A2459 (Cohen,N)

ACR124 (Manzo,L)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A212 (Stanley,C)

A330 (Manzo,L)

A516 (McKeon,J)

A853 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)

A969 Aa (1R) (Manzo,L)

A1034 (Stanley,C)

A1098 (Stack,B)

A1488 As (AS) (Manzo,L)

A1914 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)

A1988 (Manzo,L)

A2165 (Morgan,R)

A2168 (Manzo,L)

A2315 (Diegnan,P)

A2521 (Azzolina,J)

AR129 (Manzo,L)

AR137 (Manzo,L)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1034 (Diegnan,P)

A2165 (Dancer,R)

A1774 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)



Note to the 02/19/2004 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1247 Acs (ACS) Mayer,D/Van Drew,J Vet hunting/fishing/trapping lic.-free REP/ACS REF AAP *NOT* REP



Note to the 03/04/2004 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/ATR:



A1248 Aca (1R) Stanley,C/Payne,W Hwy. entry/exit ramps-concerns location REP/ACA REF ATR *NOT* REP



Co-Sponsors Added:



A2360 (Smith,R) *NOT (Smith,B)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:50 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 15, 2004 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/8/2004):



None