NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for March 15, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 14 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:



A2537 Pennacchio,J Campaign communications-approval req. REF ASG

A2538 Chiappone,A Police off., firefighter-age req. REF ASG

A2539 Baroni,B/Kean,S Elderly relative support-tax deduct. REF AAP

A2540 Greenstein,L Sex offender Internet registry-concerns REF ALP

A2541 Baroni,B Declaration of Independence-mark graves REF AEN

A2542 Chivukula,U Donald Goodkind Bridge;$2.5K REF ATR

A2543 Kean,S/Baroni,B Pub. issuer-proh. cert. contracting REF AAP

A2544 Johnson,G Meadowlands Comm.-concerns REF ATR

A2545 Merkt,R/McHose,A Rent control ordinances-proh. REF AHO

A2546 Wisniewski,J Pub. Health Council-adds two memb. REF AHH

A2547 Cryan,J Mun. residents, special asst-create list REF AHO

A2548 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P Forensic scientists, cert.-add to PERS REF ASG

A2549 Chiappone,A Prescription drug sales-concerns REF AHH

A2550 Chiappone,A Mobile radio svc. prov.-concerns REF ATU

A2551 O'Toole,K Household appliances, cert.-excl exemp REF ACE

A2552 Diegnan,P/Hackett,M+5 Parental housing-income tax deduct. REF ASI

A2553 Chiappone,A SS no.-proh. display by bus. entities REF ACO

A2554 Greenwald,L/Roberts,J+1 Higher ed. instit.-concerns St. aid REF AED

A2555 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L CDS offense-revise length of suspension REF ALP

A2556 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L Roadside emission inspection-mun. police REF ATR

A2557 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L St. Council on the Arts-auth. lic. plate REF ATR

A2558 Biondi,P/Bateman,C Photo id cards, digital-children obtain REF ALP

A2559 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L Judges, mun.-prov. tenure REF AJU

A2560 Scalera,F/Hackett,M PERS-concerns purch. of svc. cred. REF ASG

A2561 Chiappone,A Mun. Court Study Comm.-estab. REF AHO

A2562 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Security guards-revise regulation REF ALP

A2563 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Detective Agency-repeals charter REF ALP

A2564 Conners,J/Diegnan,P+1 Debit cards-proh. cert. practices REF AFI

A2565 Conners,J Vet. Svc. Fd.-dedicate cert. sales tax REF AMV

A2566 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Private investigators-revise law REF ALP

A2567 Barnes,P Asst. prosecutors-concern outside emp. REF ALP

A2568 Baroni,B Amer. Revolution Museum-constr.;$50K REF AEN

A2569 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+1 Drug court prog.-expand;$1.793M REF AJU

A2570 Caraballo,W/Cohen,N Animals, cert.-permit in rental premises REF AHO

A2571 Greenwald,L/Burzichelli,J+5 St. agency regulations-review REF ASG

A2572 Burzichelli,J Interdist. pub. sch.-restrict enrollment REF AED



Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2573 Blee,F/Conover,K Treasurer, sch moneys-concerns position REF AED

A2574 Weinberg,L Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act REF ACO

A2575 Van Drew,J Sch. bus, illegally passing-revise penal REF AED

A2576 Cohen,N UMDNJ bd.-incr. voting memb. REF AHH

A2577 Cohen,N PAAD-incr. income elig. limits REF ASI

A2578 Cohen,N Equitable distrib.-concerns REF AJU

A2580 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G NJ-COBRA-estab. REF AFI

A2581 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L+1 Vet-auth free admission, St parks/forest REF AAN

A2582 Kean,S/Wisniewski,J+8 UEZ-concerns REF ACE

A2583 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Motorized cart, malls-corp. bus tax cred REF AHH

A2584 Cryan,J Env. viol. penal.-prov. one yr. amnesty REF AEN

A2585 Cryan,J Tobacco Settlement Agreement-amends REF AAP

A2586 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+1 Vet. benefits elig.-extend REF AMV

A2587 Cryan,J Alco. lic.-concerns REF ALP

A2588 Carroll,M/Merkt,R Election campaign materials-distrib. REF AED

A2589 Cryan,J Pub Sch Emp Collective Bargaining Reform REF AED

A2590 Carroll,M Ban on Trafficking in Baby Body Parts REF AHH

A2591 Chatzidakis,L Plastic lumber-req. DEP to use REF AEN

A2592 Carroll,M Human embryos-regulates use REF AHH

A2593 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L Bayonne MV agency-reopen REF ATR

A2594 Chivukula,U Matchmaking org., internatl.-concerns REF ALP

A2595 Wisniewski,J Cosmetology temp. permits-concerns REF ARP

A2596 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Alco. bev.-concerning lic. revoke REF ALP

A2597 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B PERS-prov. addl death benf. coverage REF ASG

A2598 Gusciora,R Attorneys' fees-concerns awarding REF ACO

A2599 Gusciora,R Declaration of Independence-grave prog. REF AEN

A2601 Johnson,G/Gusciora,R Death penal.-abolish in NJ REF AJU

A2602 Cohen,N Auto insur.-liab. for noneconomic loss REF AFI

A2603 Cohen,N FamilyCare prescrip. drug benf.-concerns REF AFI

A2604 Van Drew,J/Stack,B+3 Driv. ed.-incl. auto insur. info. REF AED

A2605 Stender,L/Bramnick,J Crosswalks-failure to yield, incr. penal REF ATR

A2606 Russo,D/O'Toole,K Firearms, 1,000 ft pub or priv sch-proh. REF ALP

A2607 Payne,W/Gusciora,R+6 Medicaid-concern pymt. for prescriptions REF ASI

A2608 Greenstein,L/Barnes,P+1 Sch. bds.-adoption of salary policy REF AED

ACR159 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+1 Senate & Assembly-change memb. term. REF ASG

ACR160 DiGaetano,P/Carroll,M+8 St govt-proh St court req to spend money REF AAP

ACR161 Bodine,F St. transp. sys.-motor fuels tax revenue REF ATR

AR145 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Cold case squads, vol.-estab. REF ALP

AR146 Johnson,G Radar devices-St. Pol. estab. test prog. REF ALP

AR147 Previte,M/Payne,W Fed. Med. Asst. Percentage incr.-extend REF AFW

AR148 Van Drew,J Co. outsourcing jobs-pub. disclosure REF ALA

AR149 Fisher,D/Van Drew,J Cumberland Co. Empowerment Zone-fully fd REF AHO



Motions:



A1660 O'Toole,K/Russo,D+4 Camp. contrib.-concerns Relive From Committee/Order of Day (O'Toole)

A1660 O'Toole,K/Russo,D+4 Camp. contrib.-concerns To Table (Roberts) (43-32-4)

A2049 Sires,A/Stack,B+6 Co. coll. capital proj.-concerns To Aa (Thompson)

A2049 Sires,A/Stack,B+6 Co. coll. capital proj.-concerns To Table Aa (Roberts)(47-32-0)



Bills Passed:



A50 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+9 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act (46-17-16)

A148 Aa (1R) Green,J/Burzichelli,J+15 Affordable Housing-estab. Jt. Committee (77-2-0)

A306 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+3 Individual deferred annuities-concerns (79-0-0)

A343 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Meadowlands Complex-concerns devel. proj (79-0-0)

A619 Aa (1R) Bramnick,J/Stender,L+1 Crosswalks-concerns (75-2-0)

A627 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Impreveduto,A+6 Traffic control devices-concerns (67-9-3)

A853 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Previte,M+2 Substance abuse prog.-inmate work cred. (77-1-0)

A899 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+5 High sch. student athlete-concerns (79-0-0)

A1237 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Wisniewski,J+1 Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.- (79-0-0)

A1447 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) Scalera,F/Johnson,G+5 Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate (77-2-0)

A1488 Aa (1R) Conaway,H/Blee,F+11 Anabolic androgenic steroids-proh, minor (79-0-0)

A1810 Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+4 Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS (69-10-0)

A1913 AcaAaAaAa (4R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+1 Health Care Prof. Reg Study Comm.-estab. (77-2-0)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A1914 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Cohen,N Infertility treatment-health insur cover (72-6-1)

A1987 Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+1 Med. gas containers-concerns (79-0-0)

A2049 Sires,A/Stack,B+6 Co. coll. capital proj.-concerns (69-9-1)

A2088 AcaAa (2R) Caraballo,W/Vas,J+2 Consumer Fraud Act-concerns (78-1-0)

A2259 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Weinberg,L Drunk driv. offenses-clarify sentencing (79-0-0)

A2343 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Manzo,L+3 Brownfields dev.-concerns (79-0-0)

A2370 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F+1 NJT Corp.-concerns insur. (79-0-0)

A2480 Roberts,J/Green,J+4 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun. (65-10-4)

ACR124 Weinberg,L/Manzo,L Med. equip., treat disab-devel standards (79-0-0)

AJR81 Wisniewski,J/Mayer,D Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm (76-0-2)

AR137 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+1 SS prog.-concerns (73-1-4)

AR144 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Paulsboro Borough founding-100th anniv. (79-0-0)

S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+6 Patient Safety Act (78-0-1)

S594 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Lance,L+3 Agric. products-concerns purch by St. (79-0-0)



Bills Substituted:



A1596 Acs (ACS) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+2 Agric. products-concerns purch by St. SUB BY S594 (SCS)

A2214 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+1 Patient Safety Act-estab. SUB BY S557 (SCS/1R)

S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+6 Patient Safety Act SUB FOR A2214 (1R)

S594 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Lance,L+3 Agric. products-concerns purch by St. SUB FOR A1596 (ACS)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1455 AcaAa (2R) Wisniewski,J/DeCroce,A+1 NJT-comment on devel. applications (Wisniewski)

A1937 AcaAaAa (3R) Conaway,H+1 Airport runways-limits extension (Conaway)



Co-Sponsors Added:



A148 Aa (1R) (Watson Coleman,B)

A306 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Watson Coleman,B)

A428 Aca (1R) (Stender,L)

A439 (Chiappone,A)

A478 (Kean,S)

A544 (Voss,J; Gibson,J; Bramnick,J; Stack,B; Oliver,S)

A696 (Chiappone,A)

A759 (Chiappone,A)

A776 (Manzo,L)

A807 (Chiappone,A)

A836 (Dancer,R)

A853 Aca (1R) (O'Toole,K)

A854 (Chiappone,A)

A858 (Chiappone,A)

A868 (Chiappone,A)

A887 (Chiappone,A)

A899 (Watson Coleman,B)

A1082 (Stack,B)

A1118 (Doherty,M; DiGaetano,P; Conover,K; Blee,F; Corodemus,S; Biondi,P; Bateman,C; Kean,S; Thompson,S)

A1237 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A1285 (Stack,B)

A1339 (Chiappone,A)

A1347 (Chiappone,A)

A1389 (Diegnan,P)

A1390 (Chiappone,A)

A1447 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) (Conaway,H; Chivukula,U)

A1488 Aa (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A1593 (Manzo,L)

A1596 Acs (ACS) (Azzolina,J; Eagler,P)

A1631 (Bateman,C)

A1786 (Diegnan,P)

A1810 (Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D; Chivukula,U)

A1913 AcaAaAaAa (4R) (Chivukula,U)







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1915 (Baroni,B)

A1940 (Stack,B)

A1987 (Chivukula,U)

A2049 (Panter,M; Burzichelli,J; Morgan,R; Chivukula,U; Johnson,G)

A2060 (Weinberg,L; Bateman,C; Baroni,B)

A2088 AcaAa (2R) (O'Toole,K; Chivukula,U)

A2260 (Manzo,L)

A2266 (Conaway,H; O'Toole,K; Chivukula,U)

A2343 Acs (ACS) (Hackett,M; O'Toole,K; Corodemus,S)

A2357 (Stack,B)

A2370 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A2420 (Diegnan,P)

A2480 (Panter,M; Morgan,R; Chivukula,U; Conaway,H)

A2505 (Thompson,S)

ACR141 (Stender,L)

AR137 (Conaway,H)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A415 (Chiappone,A)

A646 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L)

A832 (Manzo,L)

A858 (Manzo,L)

A1879 (Manzo,L)

A2072 (Weinberg,L)

A2074 (Manzo,L)

A2162 (Manzo,L)

A2265 (Russo,D)

A2336 (Manzo,L)

A2342 (Manzo,L)

A2516 (Manzo,L)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A484 (Manzo,L)

A669 (Manzo,L)

A763 (Manzo,L)

A765 (Manzo,L)

A799 (Manzo,L)

A899 (Manzo,L)

A1584 (Manzo,L)

A2049 (Fisher,D)

A2156 (Holzapfel,J)

A2296 (Chivukula,U)

A2301 (Chiappone,A)

A2324 (Manzo,L)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A343 (Gordon,R)

A1343 (Manzo,L)

A1447 AcsAcaAa (ACS/2R) (Greenstein,L)

AR137 (Greenstein,L)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) (Hackett,M)

S594 Scs (SCS) (Azzolina,J; Eagler,P)









Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) (Weinberg,L)

S594 Scs (SCS) (Burzichelli,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) (Manzo,L)

S594 Scs (SCS) (Fisher,D)



Third Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S557 ScsAca (SCS/1R) (Gordon,R)



Notes to the 03/11/2004 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A2489 Van Drew,J Foreign corp., cert.-proh. corp. bus tax REF ATG *NOT* ATR



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1488 Aa (1R) Conaway,H/Blee,F+10 Androstenedione-proh. sale to minors (Conaway) *NOT* Assembly Substitute (AS)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:10 P.M. to meet again at a date and time to be announced.



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



S594 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Lance,L+3 Agric. products-concerns purch by St.



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (3/11/04):



None