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for March 22, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 15 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Bradley Ferencz, of East Brunswick.

Marie White Bell, of Springfield Township.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MERIT SYSTEM BOARD:

Flavella K. Branham-Benjamin, of Aberdeen, to replace Alan Dexter Bowman, Esq.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

John R. Tassini, of Brielle.



TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES:

James M. Davy, of Pennington, to replace Gwendolyn L. Harris, resigned.



Nominations Notice of Intention Received 3/15/2004:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Norman Peer, of Shrewsbury.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

James Ciancia, of Stockton.

Ronald Freeman, of Cherry Hill.

Carmen Messano, of Jersey City.

Estela Maria De La Cruz, of Allendale.



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE TAX COURT:

Marie Lihotz, of Moorestown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY:

James Whelan, of Atlantic City, to replace Adeo Santori.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSISTANCE AUTHORITY:

Phyllis Della Vecchia, Ph.D., of Blackwood.

Rossy M. Matos, of Lawrenceville, to replace Philomena V. Mantella, Ph.D., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS:

Nita G. Raval, of Lodi, to replace Vivodh Anand, Ph.D., resigned.

Richard T. Smith, of Vineland, to replace Felton Lingo, Sr.



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

Jerry Mink, of Bridgeton, to replace Walter Gavigan.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER AND BAY AUTHORITY:

Chairman Louis N. Magazzu, Esq., of Vineland, to replace Robert McWilliams.

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE:

Joseph Guadagnino, of Monroe.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MOTION PICTURE AND TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION:

Shelley Levitan Adler, of Cherry Hill, to replace Clarence Ali.

Celeste Holm, of Port Murray.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY OFFICE ON MINORITY AND MULTICULTURAL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Rick Antonio Martinez, M.D., of Metuchen, to replace Enrique Hernandez, M.D., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Steven Whiteside, of Absecon, to replace Timothy Wilmott, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PINELANDS COMMISSION:

Candace Mc Kee Ashmun, of Basking Ridge.

Mayor Robert Hagaman, of Weekstown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL:

Minnie Campbell, D.N.SC, RN, of Edison, to replace Virginia Fitzsimons, Ed.D, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SALES AND USE TAX REVIEW COMMISSION:

Deborah R. Bierbaum, of Morristown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY PORT CORPORATION:

Eric E. Martins, Esq., of Robbinsville, to replace Colonel Michael Warner.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS:

Ivette P. Martinez, of West Paterson, to replace Gayle B. Sorkow, resigned.

Jean M. Bickal, Esq., of Trenton, to replace Kenneth O. Paisley, resigned.

Jeffrey Allan Erickson, of Somerville, to replace Dennise Brower Krencicki.

Barbara J. Behrens, BS, PTA, of Hamilton Square.

Susan M. Quick, of Medford, to replace Catherine Clancy, resigned.

Scott F. Nadler, D.O., of Randolph.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL:

Susan Ann Crotty, of New Vernon.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Honorable Alexander J. Menza, of Sparta, to replace Stephen Weinstein, Esq.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE VETERANS' SERVICES COUNCIL:

Richard J. Clark, of Westfield.

Berley Hanna, Jr., of Somerset.

Charles A. Carroll, of Toms River.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Richard McGill, of Eatontown.



TO BE THE CHAIR OF THE NEW JERSEY MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION:

Sharon Anne Harrington, of Trenton, to replace Diane M. Legreide, resigned.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Francis Schultz, of Secaucus.

Carmen Messano, of Jersey City.

Susan Reisner, of Metuchen.

Edward Neafsey, of Avon-by-the-Sea.

Scott Moynihan, of Scotch Plains.

George Sabbath, of Pequannock.

Vincent Le Blon, of East Brunswick.

Kathryn Brock, of Summit.

Estela Maria De La Cruz, of Allendale.

James Ciancia, of Stockton.

Ronald Freeman, of Cherry Hill.



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE TAX COURT:

Marie Lihotz, of Moorestown.





Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)



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.



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

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD, INC. OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Daniel J. McCarthy, Esq., of Cranford, to replace Priscilla Anderson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON RADIATION PROTECTION:

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.

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE AND RARITAN CANAL COMMISSION:

John Loos, of Franklin Park, to replace Frank J. Torpey, deceased.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COUNCIL:

J. Roger Simonds, Jr., of Phillipsburg, to replace Ellis Vieser, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION BOARD:

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



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 REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

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



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

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL:

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



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING BOARD:

Susan E. Olszewski, of Plainfield.



TO BE A WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGE:

Ronald J. Allen, of Woodcliff Lake.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF PURCHASE AND PROPERTY:

John V. Naiman, Jr., of Mount Olive, to replace Hope R. Blackburn, Esq., resigned.



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH COMMISSION - BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Peter Visceglia, of Red Bank, to replace Webster B. Dan Todd, resigned.



Nominations Corrected Copy:



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE KEAN UNIVERSITY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Vivian C. Rodriguez, Ph.D., of West Orange *NOT* Elizabeth.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Bradley S. Brewster, of Hopewell *NOT * Lambertville, to replace George Callas, resigned.













Bills Introduced:



S50 Vitale,J/Lesniak,R+1 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act REF SHH

S1325 Baer,B/Ciesla,A MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts REF SCM

S1326 Baer,B Mortgage guaranty insur.-concerns REF SCM

S1327 Ciesla,A Realty transfer fee-clarifies law REF SCU

S1328 Karcher,E Leg. memb.-concerns holding dual office REF SSG

S1329 Karcher,E Open Pub. Meetings Act-incr viol. fines REF SSG

S1330 Karcher,E Leg. memb.-concerns holding dual office REF SSG

S1331 Karcher,E Executive Branch-proh. relatives as emp. REF SSG

S1332 Ciesla,A/Karcher,E Leg.-file detailed finan. statement REF SSG

S1333 Allen,D DYFS caseworkers-concerns staffing REF SHH

S1334 Allen,D DYFS emp.-access to MVs, computers REF SHH

S1335 Bucco,A ATM fac.-emerg. phone service req. REF SCM

S1336 Buono,B/Sweeney,S Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence REF SSG

S1337 Coniglio,J/Sweeney,S Health Care Worker Pension Policy Comm. REF SLA

S1338 Buono,B Pupil transp. svc. contracts-concerns REF SED

S1339 Buono,B Prop. tax exemp.-facade improvements REF SCU

S1340 Bucco,A Emerg. response, pub. bldg.-concerns REF SLP

S1341 Bucco,A Defibrillator training-police/fire off. REF SLP

S1343 Kenny,B Sewer, water connection fees-concerns REF SCU

S1344 Bark,M Forest Health Advis. Council-estab. REF SEG

S1345 Bryant,W/Kavanaugh,W Tobacco Settlement Agreement-amends REF SBA

S1346 Connors,L/Asselta,N Sex offenders-concerns REF SLP

S1347 Connors,L/Asselta,N Interfaith Vol. Caregiving Prog.;$2.25M REF SCU

S1348 Connors,L Security off., State-concerns REF SLP

S1349 Connors,L Mun. ordinance viol. fines-collection REF SCU

S1350 Connors,L Sewer sys.-limits materials used REF SCU

S1351 Connors,L/Asselta,N Dredging acct., special-estab. REF SEN

S1352 Connors,L Drug offense-suspends driv. privilege REF SJU

S1353 Connors,L Pine Lake Dam, Manchester Twp.;$2M REF SEN

S1354 Connors,L Sch. funding 2004-05-proh. prop. tax use REF SED

S1355 Lance,L Fire dist. comm.-changes election date REF SSG

S1356 Lance,L Handicapped parking-concerns REF STR

S1357 Lance,L Truck ban-extend to 96-inch wide trucks REF STR

S1358 Lance,L Airport expansion-approval procedure REF STR

S1359 Lance,L Obligation proceeds-competitive bidding REF SSG

S1360 Lance,L Sch. bd. election-Nov. general election REF SSG

S1361 Bark,M Med. malpractice liab.-modify laws REF SHH

S1362 Turner,S CATV svc termination notices-concerns REF SEG

S1364 Turner,S Sr., disab. prop. tax deduct.-incr. REF SCU

S1365 Smith,B Landfill closure-concerns REF SEN

S1366 Smith,B Malt alco. bev.-concerns sales REF SLP

S1367 Smith,B Stormwater Mgmt. Abatement Bond Act REF SEN

S1368 Sweeney,S/Madden,F St. agency regulations-review REF SSG

S1369 Sarlo,P/Turner,S Motorized cart, malls-corp. bus tax cred REF SEG

S1370 Adler,J Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns REF SSG

S1371 Kenny,B Emerg. svcs, med asst recipients-concern REF SHH

S1372 Cunningham,G Jersey City prop. tax relief;$25M REF SCU

S1373 Cunningham,G/Sweeney,S Jersey City Armory renovation;$6M REF SLP

S1374 McNamara,H Contaminated prop.-concerns liab. REF SEN

S1375 Codey,R/Ciesla,A+19 Pilotage laws-revises REF STR

SR45 Sweeney,S New Sweden Heritage Day-June 6, 2004 REF SSG

SR46 McNamara,H Continental Airlines Arena-continue use REF SEG

SR47 Coniglio,J Highlands Stewardship Act-enact REF SEN



Motions:



S701 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Help America Vote Act of 2002-implements To Sa (Kean) (Lost) (17-22)



Bills Passed:



A690 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Fed. law enforcement off., cert-concerns (39-0)

A896 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Malone,J+11 Teacher certification-concerns (39-0)

A974 Chatzidakis,L+2 Access device-incl. ATM bank cards (39-0)

A1911 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+3 Newborn infant screening-concerns (39-0)

A2055 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+5 Agricultural commodities-bond req. (39-0)

A2343 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Manzo,L+5 Brownfields dev.-concerns (38-0)



Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A2370 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F+2 NJT Corp.-concerns insur. (27-11)

A2480 Roberts,J/Green,J+7 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun. (37-2)

S94 ScaSa (2R) James,S/Cunningham,G MV theft offenses-upgrade penal. (38-1)

S204 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Singer,R+3 Charitable Registration Act-revises (39-0)

S317 Bark,M/Kyrillos,J+2 Main St. NJ prog.-concerns (39-0)

S320 Bark,M/Kyrillos,J+1 Main Street NJ prog.-makes changes (39-0)

S434 Littell,R/Buono,B+1 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf. (39-0)

S460 Scs (SCS) McNamara,H+1 Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns (39-0)

S479 Buono,B/Madden,F+1 Stroke case registry in St.-estab. (39-0)

S578 Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+1 Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun (23-15)

S684 Sca (1R) Vitale,J Pub. Health Council-adds two memb. (39-0)

S701 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Help America Vote Act of 2002-implements (29-10)

S839 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Asselta,N+2 TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based (39-0)

S845 Martin,R Privacy Study Comm.-concerns (39-0)

S852 Karcher,E/Ciesla,A Intracoastal Waterway Feasibility Study (39-0)

S963 Singer,R/Allen,D Small emp. health benf.-concerns (39-0)

S967 Scs (SCS) James,S/Cunningham,G Real prop.-concerns pub. acquisition (38-0)

S1110 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Gill,N+5 Gang Land Security Task Force-estab. (38-0)

S1142 Cardinale,G/Baer,B Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation (39-0)

S1188 Girgenti,J/Bryant,W+4 Counterfeit goods, forfeiture law-revise (39-0)

SCR67 Turner,S Building Auth. suppl. proj.-approves (39-0)

SJR39 Turner,S+2 Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March, each yr. (39-0)

SR35 Martin,R/Turner,S+1 Gifted, Talented Students Mo-desig March (Voice)

SR39 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Vitale,J+1 YMCA Awareness Mo.-desig. March 2004 (Voice)



Bills Substituted:



A690 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Fed. law enforcement off., cert-concerns SUB FOR S1258

A896 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Malone,J+11 Teacher certification-concerns SUB FOR S1181

A974 Chatzidakis,L+2 Access device-incl. ATM bank cards SUB FOR S1257

A1630 AcaSa (2R) Chivukula,U/Barnes,P+3 MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns SUB FOR S55 (1R)

A1911 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+3 Newborn infant screening-concerns SUB FOR S840

A2055 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+5 Agricultural commodities-bond req. SUB FOR S1038

A2343 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Manzo,L+5 Brownfields dev.-concerns SUB FOR S853 (SCS)

A2370 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F+2 NJT Corp.-concerns insur. SUB FOR S1138 (1R)

A2480 Roberts,J/Green,J+7 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun. SUB FOR S1287

S55 Sca (1R) Kavanaugh,W/Bark,M MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns SUB BY A1630 (1R)

S840 Vitale,J/Sarlo,P Newborn infant screening-concerns SUB BY A1911 (1R)

S853 Scs (SCS) Codey,R/Bryant,W Brownfields dev.-concerns SUB BY A2343 (ACS)

S1038 Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+1 Agricultural commodities-bond req. SUB BY A2055

S1138 Sca (1R) Sacco,N NJT Corp-concerns insur. SUB BY A2370 (1R)

S1181 Turner,S/Scutari,N+1 Teacher certification-concerns SUB BY A896 (1R)

S1257 Coniglio,J Access device-incl. ATM bank cards SUB BY A974

S1258 Ciesla,A/Connors,L+1 Fed. law enforcement off., cert-concerns SUB BY A690

S1287 Adler,J/Bark,M+1 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun. SUB BY A2480



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A1630 AcaSa (2R) Chivukula,U/Barnes,P+3 MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns (39-0) (Scutari)

S70 ScaSa (2R) Rice,R/Cunningham,G+15 Inmate Ed. & Voc. Training Study Comm. (38-0) (Rice)

S543 ScaSa (2R) Vitale,J Emerg. warning lights, sirens-concerns (39-0) (Vitale)

S1192 ScaSa (2R) Bryant,W/Codey,R+15 Scholarships for co coll. students-estab (38-0) (Bryant)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A492 AcaSs (SS) Watson Coleman,B/Johnson,G Physician-cultural competency training (38-0) (Bryant)

S334 Ss (SS) Sarlo,P Crime against pub util emp-upgrade penal (39-0) (Sarlo)



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+9 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act REP/SCA

S50/551 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Lesniak,R+1 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act REP/SCS

S559 Adler,J/Asselta,N Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding REP





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



S596 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Rice,R Fabrication, custom-concerns wages REP/SCA

S1261 Turner,S/Bark,M+4 Drug court prog.-expand;$1.793M REP

SR19 Connors,L Workers' comp/SS benf-modify limits REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



S1261 Turner,S/Bark,M+4 Drug court prog.-expand;$1.793M



Bills Combined:



S551 Vitale,J Med. Care Access and Responsibility Act COMB/W S50 (SCS)



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



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



Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:



A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+9 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act REF SHH

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

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

A330 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Long term care insur. plan-loc. pub. emp REF SSG

A336 Weinberg,L/Quigley,J+3 Disab, physical-concerns health care REF SHH

A343 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Meadowlands Complex-concerns devel. proj REF SEG

A473 Dancer,R/Van Drew,J+3 Racing comm.-expand duties REF SWT

A609 Bateman,C/Manzo,L+1 Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns REF STR

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

A627 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Impreveduto,A+6 Traffic control devices-concerns REF STR

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

A899 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+5 High sch. student athlete-concerns REF SED

A908 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+14 Defibrillators-req. in nursing homes REF SHH

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

A1034 Wolfe,D/Malone,J+1 Coll. bd. of trustees-req. layoff notice REF SED

A1098 Johnson,G/Greenstein,L+1 Elderly Suicide Prev Advisory Council REF SHH

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

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

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

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

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

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

A1810 Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+4 Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS REF SSG

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

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

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

A1987 Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+1 Med. gas containers-concerns REF SHH

A1988 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab. REF SHH

A2049 Sires,A/Stack,B+6 Co. coll. capital proj.-concerns REF SED

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

A2165 Van Drew,J/Panter,M+1 Thoroughbred breeder awards-extends elig REF SWT

A2261 Voss,J/Greenstein,L+10 Mammograms-coverage, women under 40 REF SHH

A2425 Greenwald,L/Conaway,H+1 Health Care Worker Pension Policy Comm. REF SLA

ACR124 Weinberg,L/Manzo,L Med. equip., treat disab-devel standards REF SHH

AJR81 Wisniewski,J/Mayer,D Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm REF STR



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



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

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

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

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

A2343 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Manzo,L+5 Brownfields dev.-concerns

A2370 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F+2 NJT Corp.-concerns insur.

A2480 Roberts,J/Green,J+7 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun.



Co-Sponsors Added:



S56 (Bucco,A)

S263 (Coniglio,J)

S264 (Karcher,E)

S320 (Allen,D)

S354 (Bark,M)

S357 (Smith,B)

S434 (Allen,D)

S451 (Bark,M)

S509 (Ciesla,A; Karcher,E)

S526 Scs (SCS) (Asselta,N)

S536 (Karcher,E)

S548 (Karcher,E)

S591 (Ciesla,A)

S600 (Singer,R)

S633 (Connors,L)

S638 (Ciesla,A)

S641 (Palaia,J)

S734 Sca (1R) (Sarlo,P)

S745 (Karcher,E)

S839 Sca (1R) (Ciesla,A; Kean,T)

S842 (Girgenti,J; Madden,F; Lesniak,R; Littell,R; James,S; Kavanaugh,W; Kyrillos,J; Allen,D; Karcher,E; Gill,N; Bucco,A; Sarlo,P; Sweeney,S; Palaia,J; Turner,S; Scutari,N; Cunningham,G; Ciesla,A; Connors,L; Coniglio,J; Bark,M; Rice,R; Kenny,B; Smith,B; Singer,R; Inverso,P; Sacco,N; Martin,R; Vitale,J)

S843 (Littell,R)

S860 (Karcher,E; McNamara,H)

S1110 Sca (1R) (Cunningham,G; Baer,B; Turner,S)

S1181 (Allen,D)

S1188 (Cunningham,G)

S1258 (Vitale,J)

S1261 (Gill,N)

S1287 (Turner,S)

S1375 (Adler,J; Allen,D; Asselta,N; Baer,B; Bucco,A; Coniglio,J; Cunningham,G; James,S; Karcher,E; Kean,T; Kenny,B; Kyrillos,J; Lesniak,R; Martin,R; Sacco,N; Sarlo,P; Singer,R; Smith,B; Sweeney,S; Vitale,J)

S1310 (Buono,B)

SCR12 Sca (1R) (Singer,R)

SCR20 (Asselta,N; Madden,F)

SCR36 (Connors,L)

SJR39 (Cunningham,G; Allen,D)

SR35 (Allen,D)

SR39 Sca (1R) (Allen,D)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S94 ScaSa (2R) (Cunningham,G)

S288 (Asselta,N)

S320 (Kyrillos,J)

S485 (Asselta,N)

S596 Sca (1R) (Rice,R)

S859 (Sarlo,P)

S860 (Buono,B)

S908 (Buono,B)

S915 (Buono,B)

S963 (Allen,D)

S967 Scs (SCS) (Cunningham,G)

S980 (Gill,N)

S1095 (Sarlo,P)

S1125 (Asselta,N)

S1310 (Gill,N)

SCR59 (Turner,S)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



A690 (Connors,L; Vitale,J; Ciesla,A)

A896 Aca (1R) (Turner,S; Scutari,N; Allen,D)

A974 (Coniglio,J)

A1630 AcaSa (2R) (Bark,M; Kavanaugh,W)

A1911 Aca (1R) (Sarlo,P; Vitale,J)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted: (cont'd)



A2055 (Sweeney,S; Bryant,W; Littell,R)

A2343 Acs (ACS) (Codey,R; Bryant,W)

A2370 Aca (1R) (Sacco,N)

A2480 (Turner,S; Adler,J; Bark,M)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective March 11, 2004



State House Commission:



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

Senator Walter J. Kavanaugh (16).

Senator Bob Smith (alternate) (17).



*Effective March 19, 2004



New Jersey Building Authority:



James Kearney, of Kinnelon, to replace John Pehlivanian.



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission:



Thomas Hastie of Robbinsville, to replace John Brescher.



The Senate President has made the following reappointments:



*Effective March 19, 2004



Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse:



Neil Van Ness, of Totowa.



New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust:



Robert Briant, Sr. , of Point Pleasant.



Board of Trustees for New Jersey Cultural Trust:



Dorothea Frank, of Essex County.



The Senate adjourned at 5:17 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 29, 2004 (SESSION).





ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet again at a date and time to be announced.









Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A690 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+6 Fed. law enforcement off., cert-concerns

A896 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Malone,J+11 Teacher certification-concerns

A974 Chatzidakis,L+2 Access device-incl. ATM bank cards

A1911 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+3 Newborn infant screening-concerns

A2055 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+5 Agricultural commodities-bond req.

A2343 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Manzo,L+5 Brownfields dev.-concerns

A2370 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Bodine,F+2 NJT Corp.-concerns insur.

A2480 Roberts,J/Green,J+7 Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun.



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (03/15/04):



None