NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for May 17, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 22 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Frank J. Ryan, of Belle Mead.



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

Edward Zarnock, of Roselle, to replace Geraldine Reed-Brown, Esq.



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

Michael T. Angeline, P.L.S., of Hamilton, to replace Albert Faraldi.



Nominations Corrected Copy:



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



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

John F. Tesauro, of Point Pleasant Beach, to replace Catherine Frank-White *NOT* Gerald Dorf.



Bills Introduced:



S1603 Turner,S SHBP-sch bd, incentive to waive coverage REF SSG

S1604 Sarlo,P PFRS memb., retir.-augment cert. benf. REF SSG

S1605 Madden,F/Asselta,N Trooper Bertram T. Zimmerman III Mem Hwy REF STR

S1606 Asselta,N Be A Nurse lic. plate-estab. REF STR

S1607 Rice,R UMDNJ-incr. no. of voting bd. memb. REF SED

S1608 Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Personal prop.-concerns cert. taxes REF SEG

S1609 Karcher,E Specialty acute care children hosp-desig REF SHH

S1610 Vitale,J/Kean,T Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns REF SHH



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



S702/1580 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R Insur. guaranty fds.-concern cert claims REP/SCS

S1028 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns REP/SCA

S1247 Sca (1R) Bucco,A Equestrians-req. motorist reduce speed REP/SCA

S1375 Scs (SCS) Codey,R/Ciesla,A+19 Pilotage laws-revises REP/SCS

S1579 Gill,N Admin. supervision of insurers-concerns REP

S1581 Sca (1R) Gill,N Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd-revises REP/SCA

S1590 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cardinale,G+3 Optometrists-revise practice REP/SCA



Bills Combined:



S1580 Gill,N Prop.-Liab. Insur. Guaranty Assn-revises COMB/W S702 (SCS)

Co-Sponsors Added:



S357 (Rice,R)

S1560 (Allen,D)



The Senate adjourned at 5:51 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, May 20, 2004 (SESSION).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A5 Voss,J Camp. contrib.-concerns reporting req. REF ASG

A6 Gusciora,R Camp. fd. raisers-concerns REF ASG

A7 Eagler,P Camp. recorded messages, cert.-concerns REF ASG

A9 Gordon,R ELEC Internet site-concerns REF ASG

A10 Greenwald,L Camp. treasurers-concerns training, cert REF ASG

A11 Greenstein,L Camp. contrib. viol.-concerns penal. REF ASG

A12 Wisniewski,J Election comm.-file report with ELEC REF ASG

A15 Scalera,F St. govt. off.-concern emp. of relatives REF ASG

A17 Cohen,N Ethical Standards Comm.-change memb. REF ASG

A23 Greenstein,L ELEC-audit records of leg. agents REF ASG

A24 Watson Coleman,B ELEC-collect $100 fee from leg. agents REF ASG

A25 Fisher,D Leg. agents-concerns comp. REF ASG

A26 Roberts,J ELEC;approp. $2M REF ASG

A2818 Cryan,J Groundwater remediation-concerns REF AEN

A2819 Cohen,N Vet. benf.-extends Korean conflict date REF AMV

A2820 Cohen,N/Russo,D Judges, workers' comp.-incr. salaries REF ALA

A2821 Cohen,N Maternity svcs-concern installment pymts REF AFI

A2822 Blee,F/Conover,K Pinelands area-pymts. in lieu of taxes REF AHO

A2823 Impreveduto,A/Stack,B Mun. prosecutor-incr. term REF AJU

A2824 Cohen,N Bail agents-proh. charging unauth. fees REF ALP

A2825 Malone,J/Diegnan,P+10 Optometrists-revises scope of practice REF ACO

A2826 Diegnan,P/Van Drew,J+1 Sick leave-extends definition REF ALA

A2827 Cohen,N MRI prof.-criminal background check REF AHH

A2828 Diegnan,P/Bramnick,J+2 Creosote-treated wood-proh. St. purch REF AEN

A2829 Cohen,N MV recovery-concerns fee schedules REF AFI

A2830 Cohen,N Finan. records, cert.-concerns REF AJU

A2831 O'Toole,K Contractors-concerns use of St. fds. REF ALA

A2832 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J First time home buyers-prov. tax cred REF AAP

A2833 O'Toole,K Mil. svc.-concerns lease cancellation REF AMV

A2834 Chiappone,A Street gangs-concerns assaults REF AJU

A2835 Chiappone,A Insur. fraud-concerns REF AJU

A2836 Chiappone,A MV regis./insur. id cards-possession REF ATR

A2837 Chiappone,A Parents and guardians-auth. cert leave REF ALA

A2838 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J Asm. Rev. Laws Study Comm.-estab. temp. REF AAP

A2839 Baroni,B Govt. spending-St. constit. convention REF ASG

A2840 Chiappone,A CATV franchise fees-incr. rev. base REF ATU

A2841 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J Humane societies-concerns mun. contract REF AHO

A2842 Manzo,L Env. standards, cert.-concerns changes REF AAN

A2843 Chiappone,A Traffic lights-concerns REF ATR

A2844 Manzo,L Contaminated home-prov low interest loan REF AEN

A2845 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J Cellular phone svc.-estab. trial period REF ATU

A2846 Chiappone,A Parking meters-concerns REF ATR

A2847 Chiappone,A Child-prot. window guards-concerns REF AHO

A2848 Chiappone,A Stop sign no parking zones-concerns REF ATR

A2849 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J Mil. personnel-prov. cert. mv benf. REF ATR

A2850 Chiappone,A/Van Drew,J E-ZPass transponder, lost/stolen-concern REF ATR

A2851 Chiappone,A Campaign communications-concerns REF ASG

A2852 Chiappone,A Fish and Game Council-concerns REF AAN

A2853 Chiappone,A SHBP retirees, cert.-allows reenrollment REF ASG

A2854 Diegnan,P/Wisniewski,J+1 St. Lottery tickets-concerns REF ATG

A2855 Chiappone,A PFRS, PERS retirees-contrib. SHBP benf. REF ASG

A2856 Chiappone,A MV inspection station-concerns REF ATR

A2857 Chiappone,A Tenants' right to repair, deduct-prov. REF AHO

A2858 Munoz,E Loc. Finance Bd. appt.-change qual. REF AHO

A2859 Voss,J/Gordon,R Felician Coll.;$50K REF AED





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2860 Munoz,E Vet., cert.-prov. unemp. benf. REF ALA

A2861 Munoz,E Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns REF AHO

A2862 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P POW lic. plates-redesigns REF ATR

A2863 Scalera,F Juv., cert. drug offense-tried as adult REF AJU

A2864 Scalera,F Luring or enticing another-crime REF AJU

A2865 Scalera,F Higher ed. instit.-fire safety info. REF AED

A2866 Scalera,F Prescription legend drugs-concerns REF AJU

A2867 Bramnick,J Accident caused by drunk driver-concerns REF AFI

A2868 McHose,A/O'Toole,K Pre-packaged goods-concerns REF ACO

A2869 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+3 Elderly adults-reg. court-appt guardians REF ASI

A2870 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+2 Child abduction prev.-devel. guidelines REF AED

A2871 Cohen,N Workers' comp. security fds.-concerns REF ALA

A2872 Cohen,N Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd-revises REF AFI

A2873 Cohen,N Prop.-Liab. Insur. Guaranty Assn-revises REF AFI

A2874 Van Drew,J PERS-concerns purch. of svc. cred. REF ASG

A2875 Van Drew,J General Assembly-change memb. term REF ASG

A2876 Van Drew,J Private bridges, cert.-concerns REF ATR

A2877 Barnes,P/Cryan,J Wineries, NJ-elim. direct shipping REF ALP

A2878 Greenwald,L Traumatic Brain Injury waiver;$3.6M REF AHH

ACR20 Conaway,H Leg., partisan staff-proh. mass mailings REF ASG

ACR163 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Prop. assessment reduct-amends constit. REF AHO

ACR166 Cohen,N Vet.-concerns renters rebate REF AMV

ACR167 Baroni,B Prop tax reform-propose statutory change REF ASG

ACR168 Chiappone,A Unclaimed lottery prize-concerns REF ATG

ACR169 Cohen,N Vet., peacetime-prov. prop. tax deduct. REF AMV

AJR105 Diegnan,P/Munoz,E+2 Smart Freight RR Study Comm.-creates REF ATR

AR163 Pennacchio,J Combat global terrorism policies-support REF AHS

AR164 Baroni,B Sch calendar-observe cert religious days REF AED

AR165 Holzapfel,J Paramedic svcs.-investigate cert billing REF AHH

AR166 Munoz,E Child Prot. Mo.-desig. December, 2004 REF AFW

AR167 Gordon,R/Voss,J Mary Ann Collura Post Off. Bldg.-desig. REF AFR

AR168 Scalera,F/Van Drew,J Cable tv-concerns family programming REF ATU

AR169 Munoz,E Leg. comm. bill consideration task force REF ASG

AR170 Diegnan,P/Fisher,D+3 Pledge of Allegiance-strong support REF AED

AR171 Van Drew,J Natl. Guard, Reserve-reduce retir. age REF AMV



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1097 Aca (1R) Johnson,G/Manzo,L Natl Guard memb-prov. unpaid leave REP/ACA

A1191 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Cohen,N+3 Domestic security preparedness-concerns REP/ACA

A1350 Greenwald,L/Burzichelli,J Vet. discharge cert.-concerns REP

A1353 Greenwald,L Sch. bds-sending/receiving relationships REP

A1798 Roberts,J Pub. indoor recreation-concerns REP

A1890 Oliver,S Sr. Gold Prescrip Discount Prog-concerns REP

A1915 Chivukula,U+2 Congregate housing fac-post resid rights REP

A1949 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J Asst. living fac.-concerns reports REP/ACA

A1983 Acs (ACS) Roberts,J/Gregg,G+36 Pilotage laws-revises REP/ACS

A2257 Blee,F/Conover,K Scholarship foundations-estab. REP

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

A2392 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Mayer,D+2 Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding REP/ACA

A2398 McKeon,J/Stanley,C Sch. dist. budget surplus-concerns REP

A2427 Greenstein,L/Vas,J+2 Charter sch. admin. & trustees-concerns REP

A2624 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Johnson,G Boat safety course-concerns REP/ACA

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

AR161 Conners,J Vet. Hist. Proj.-commends REP

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

S559 Aca (1R) Adler,J/Asselta,N Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A264 Aca (1R) Egan,J/Malone,J Fabrication, custom-concerns wages REP/ACA REF AAP

A760/2448 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N+4 Library grant fd.-concerns REP/ACS REF AAP

A1343 Greenwald,L/Blee,F+2 PAAD elig.-excl. vet. entitlements REP REF AAP

A1450 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J+2 Firefighters-mandates basic training REP/ACA REF AAP

A1556 Payne,W Core curriculum standards aid-concerns REP REF AAP

A1586 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Salem City Sch. Dist.-Abbott dist status REP REF AAP

A1971 Cohen,N/Previte,M Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act;$100K REP REF AAP

A2635 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Manzo,L+2 Highlands Water Prot. & Planning Act REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A2448 Roberts,J Library grant fd.-concerns COMB/W A760 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



SJR13 McNamara,H/Connors,L Low income tax cred housing-guidlines FROM AHO TO AFR



Co-Sponsors Added:



A123 (Conover,K)

A183 (Diegnan,P)

A425 (Eagler,P)

A616 (Munoz,E)

A618 (Munoz,E)

A620 (Munoz,E)

A622 (Munoz,E)

A692 (Rumpf,B; Connors,C)

A947/2359 Acs (ACS) (Eagler,P)

A977 (Azzolina,J)

A1660 (Blee,F; Conover,K)

A2133 (Diegnan,P)

A2134 (Steele,A)

A2149 (Azzolina,J)

A2163 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A2240 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A2363 (Gordon,R)

A2489 (Conover,K)

A2518 Aca (1R) (Mayer,D)

A2613 (Munoz,E)

A2629 (Eagler,P)

A2763 (Conover,K)

A2764 (Conover,K)

A2807 (Eagler,P)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A1983 Acs (ACS) (Bodine,F)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1437 (Van Drew,J)

A1999 (Munoz,E)

A2159 (Chiappone,A)

A2435 (Van Drew,J)

A2489 (Diegnan,P)

A2657 (Stanley,C)

A2672 (Kean,S)

AR92 (Van Drew,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2862 (Fisher,D)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2862 (Previte,M)









Notes to the 05/13/2004 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/AAP



A453 Impreveduto,A/Manzo,L+1 Emerg. svcs, med asst recipients-concern REP REF AAP *NOT* REP



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1869 (Stack,B)

A2698 (Cohen,N)



The Assembly adjourned at 7:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, May 20, 2004 (QUORUM Call).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (05/13/04):



None