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Vol. XVI No. 24 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, June 7, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet). (Corrected Date)



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A2895 Stender,L Workers' comp-concerns cert. riders REF ATG

A2897 McKeon,J Land surveying-concerns practice REF ARP

A2898 McKeon,J Sch. dist. pension fd-bd of trustee memb REF ASG

A2899 McKeon,J Patient death notification-adopt policy REF AHH

A2900 McKeon,J Homelessness Prev Prog-prov vol contrib REF AHO

A2902 Steele,A+5 Co. prosecutors'-incr salary REF AJU

A2903 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+2 Hit and run w/fatality-crime REF ALP

A2904 Chiappone,A Debt adjusters, lic.-estab addl req. REF AFI

A2905 Chiappone,A High-calorie bev-proh sale in pub sch REF AED

A2906 Chiappone,A/Cruz-Perez,N+3 Health club svc contracts-concerns REF ACO

A2907 Cohen,N HMO-concerns risk based capital req REF AFI

A2908 Cohen,N Securities viol-concerns burden of proof REF AFI

A2909 Previte,M/Stanley,C Economic devel activities-concerns REF ACE

A2910 Cohen,N ATM fac.-emerg. phone service req. REF AFI

A2911 Cohen,N Home Ownership Security Act, 2002-revise REF AFI

A2912 Cohen,N Interst Insur Product Reg Compact-estab REF AFI

A2913 Cohen,N Late charge collection-concerns REF AFI

A2914 Steele,A/Conners,J Admin. supervision of insurers-concerns REF AFI

A2915 Previte,M/Morgan,R St children's health insur prog-estab REF AFW

A2916 Greenwald,L Constr permit applications-time frame REF AEN

A2917 Greenwald,L/Weinberg,L Health svc corp-concerns surplus rev REF AFI

A2918 Blee,F/Conover,K Desig. driv. lic. plates, special-estab. REF ATR

A2919 Burzichelli,J UI benf. during training-concerns REF ALA

A2920 Sires,A/Malone,J Co voc sch dist sch fac proj-concerns REF AED

AJR106 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+3 Broadcast media-study use REF ALP

AR174 Greenstein,L Daylight savings time-1st Sun. in Nov. REF ASG

AR175 Mayer,D/Greenstein,L Small Bus Admin loans-restore funding REF ACE

AR176 Gusciora,R/Scalera,F Domestic Prepare First Responders-grant REF AFR



Motions:



A6 Gusciora,R/Stack,B+15 Camp. fd. raisers-concerns To Aa (Carroll)

A6 Gusciora,R/Stack,B+15 Camp. fd. raisers-concerns To Table Aa (Roberts) (46-31-0)

A12 Wisniewski,J/Cryan,J+14 Election comm.-file report with ELEC To As (Carroll)

A12 Wisniewski,J/Cryan,J+14 Election comm.-file report with ELEC To Table As (Roberts) (43-36-0)

A15 Scalera,F/Conaway,H+17 St. govt. off.-concern emp. of relatives To Aa (Merkt)

A15 Scalera,F/Conaway,H+17 St. govt. off.-concern emp. of relatives To Table Aa (Roberts) (46-32-0)

A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+12 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act To Aa (Baroni)

A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+12 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act To Table Aa (Roberts) (42-34-2)

Bills Passed:



A5 Aca (1R) Voss,J/Mayer,D+19 Camp. contrib.-concerns reporting req. (79-0-0)

A6 Gusciora,R/Stack,B+15 Camp. fd. raisers-concerns (78-1-0)

A7 Eagler,P/Chiappone,A+24 Camp. recorded messages, cert.-concerns (79-0-0)

A9 Gordon,R/Manzo,L+21 ELEC Internet site-concerns (78-1-0)

A11 Greenstein,L/Greenwald,L+12 Camp. contrib. viol.-concerns penal. (77-1-1)

A12 Wisniewski,J/Cryan,J+14 Election comm.-file report with ELEC (79-0-0)

A15 Scalera,F/Conaway,H+17 St. govt. off.-concern emp. of relatives (79-0-0)

A23 Greenstein,L/Vas,J+16 ELEC-audit records of leg. agents (77-1-1)

A24 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Smith,R+13 ELEC-collect $100 fee from leg. agents (70-8-1)

A25 Fisher,D/Quigley,J+17 Leg. agents-concerns comp. (78-1-0)

A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+12 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act (46-25-8)

A169 Aca (1R) Oliver,S/Stack,B+1 Food stamp prog.-available on website (79-0-0)

A1188 AcaAa (2R) Quigley,J/Impreveduto,A MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb. (78-1-0)

A1479 Wisniewski,J/Diegnan,P+7 Fire academy courses-coll. credit (79-0-0)

A1588 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Contractors-concerns background checks (79-0-0)

A1630 AcaSa (2R) Chivukula,U/Barnes,P+6 MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns (79-0-0)

A1816 Cryan,J+3 Safe Return Prog-estab loc police policy (79-0-0)

A1838 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Cigarette Sales Act (72-7-0)

A2166/727 Acs (ACS) Diegnan,P/Wisniewski,J+5 Speed humps-mun. construct, cert. rds. (78-1-0)

A2170 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Presch. prog., cert.-concerns funding (75-2-2)

ACR20 Conaway,H/McKeon,J+15 Leg., partisan staff-proh. mass mailings (79-0-0)

AJR71 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+2 Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig. (79-0-0)

AR141 Chatzidakis,L/McKeon,J+1 Silicon solar cell, 50th anniv-commem. (79-0-0)

AR155 Conners,J/Cruz-Perez,N+32 Normandy Invasion-honors 60th anniv. (79-0-0)

S578 Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+4 Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun (50-27-2)

S1467 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cardinale,G Home inspector lic.-revise provisions (73-4-2)



Bills Substituted:



A1795 Roberts,J/Watson Coleman,B+3 Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun SUB BY S578

A2519 AcaAca (2R) Impreveduto,A/Biondi,P Home inspector lic.-revise provisions SUB BY S1467 (1R)

S578 Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+4 Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun SUB FOR A1795

S1467 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cardinale,G Home inspector lic.-revise provisions SUB FOR A2519 (2R)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A646 AcaAa (2R) Stender,L/Manzo,L Commercial veh., cert-concern hrs of svc (Stender)

A1202 AcaAa (2R) Quigley,J/Scalera,F Emerg. Mgmt. Act of 2004-creates (Cohen)

A1727 AcsAa (ACS/1R) Thompson,S/Weinberg,L+5 Hosp/nursing homes-compile staffing info (Thompson)

A2025 Aa (1R) Impreveduto,A/Stack,B Emission control equip.-dealer disclose (Impreveduto)

A2478 AcaAa (2R) Chivukula,U Sewerage auth., cert. charges-concerns (Chivukula)



Bills Transferred:



A2540 Greenstein,L Sex offender Internet registry-concerns FROM ALP TO AJU

A2671 Watson Coleman,B Discrim. Comm.-examine tax records/files FROM ASG TO ACE

S1208 Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J+1 Sex offender Internet registry-concerns FROM ALP TO AJU



Co-Sponsors Added:



A5 Aca (1R) (Morgan,R; O'Toole,K; Vas,J; Payne,W; Stack,B; Greenwald,L; Panter,M; Conners,J; Watson Coleman,B; Scalera,F;

Quigley,J; Previte,M; Smith,R; Van Drew,J; McKeon,J; Cruz-Perez,N; Chiappone,A; Chivukula,U; Greenstein,L)

A6 (Chiappone,A; Mayer,D; Payne,W; Quigley,J; Greenwald,L; Conners,J; Smith,R; Cryan,J; Van Drew,J; Greenstein,L;

Scalera,F; Weinberg,L; Previte,M; Cruz-Perez,N; McKeon,J)

A7 (Quigley,J; Scalera,F; Stack,B; Payne,W; Voss,J; Hackett,M; Wisniewski,J; Gusciora,R; Stanley,C; O'Toole,K; Oliver,S;

Vas,J; McKeon,J; Mayer,D; Greenwald,L; Van Drew,J; Previte,M; Cruz-Perez,N; Smith,R; Watson Coleman,B; Conners,J;

Greenstein,L; Panter,M; Morgan,R)

A9 (Payne,W; Stack,B; Chiappone,A; Oliver,S; Hackett,M; Watson Coleman,B; Vas,J; Gusciora,R; Greenwald,L; Quigley,J;

Previte,M; Greenstein,L; Stanley,C; Scalera,F; Myers,C; Van Drew,J; McKeon,J; Cruz-Perez,N; Chivukula,U; Smith,R; Conners,J)

A10 (Quigley,J; Gordon,R; Stanley,C; Vas,J; Stack,B; Oliver,S; Gusciora,R; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Hackett,M; Smith,R;

Chivukula,U; Cruz-Perez,N; McKeon,J; Mayer,D; Previte,M; Watson Coleman,B; Conners,J)

A11 (Chivukula,U; O'Toole,K; Vas,J; Quigley,J; Eagler,P; Gordon,R; Smith,R; Cruz-Perez,N; McKeon,J; Mayer,D; Scalera,F;

Conners,J)



Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A12 (Conners,J; McKeon,J; Eagler,P; Vas,J; Quigley,J; Stanley,C; Oliver,S; Greenwald,L; Smith,R; Chivukula,U; Cruz-Perez,N;

Mayer,D; Chiappone,A; Watson Coleman,B)

A15 (Payne,W; O'Toole,K; Vas,J; Morgan,R; Stack,B; Greenwald,L; Greenstein,L; Conners,J; Smith,R; Chivukula,U;

Cruz-Perez,N; McKeon,J; Van Drew,J; Mayer,D; Previte,M; Eagler,P; Watson Coleman,B)

A23 (Payne,W; Greenwald,L; Quigley,J; Morgan,R; Chiappone,A; Chivukula,U; Stack,B; Panter,M; Conners,J; Smith,R; McKeon,J;

Scalera,F; Stanley,C; Cruz-Perez,N; Watson Coleman,B; Mayer,D)

A24 Aca (1R) (Cryan,J; O'Toole,K; Vas,J; Payne,W; Quigley,J; Greenwald,L; Morgan,R; Cruz-Perez,N; McKeon,J; Mayer,D;

Scalera,F; Previte,M; Panter,M)

A25 (Cryan,J; Cruz-Perez,N; Smith,R; Conners,J; Panter,M; Morgan,R; Manzo,L; Greenstein,L; Vas,J; Stanley,C; McKeon,J;

Gusciora,R; O'Toole,K; Payne,W; Scalera,F; Van Drew,J; Mayer,D)

A169 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A457 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P)

A781 (Baroni,B)

A971 (Azzolina,J)

A1102 (Azzolina,J)

A1294 (Munoz,E)

A1479 (Stack,B; Conners,J; Eagler,P; Chivukula,U; Johnson,G)

A1630 AcaSa (2R) (Eagler,P; Stack,B; Greenstein,L)

A1738 (Azzolina,J)

A1816 (Chivukula,U; Gusciora,R)

A1838 Aca (1R) (Stack,B)

A1936 (Eagler,P)

A2062 Acs (ACS) (Weinberg,L)

A2166/727 Acs (ACS) (Baroni,B; Eagler,P; McKeon,J; Hackett,M)

A2341 (Eagler,P)

A2360 (Van Drew,J)

A2406 (Mayer,D)

A2420 (Cruz-Perez,N; Smith,R)

A2464 (Bateman,C)

A2489 (Gibson,J)

A2493 (Bateman,C)

A2495 (Bateman,C)

A2496 (Bateman,C)

A2497 (Bateman,C)

A2498 (Bateman,C)

A2499 (Bateman,C)

A2501 (Bateman,C)

A2502 (Bateman,C)

A2510 (Eagler,P)

A2822 (Gibson,J)

A2902 (Pou,N; Payne,W; Hackett,M; Eagler,P; Oliver,S)

ACR20 (Vas,J; Quigley,J; Cryan,J; Greenwald,L; Morgan,R; Panter,M; Conners,J; Watson Coleman,B; Cruz-Perez,N; Smith,R;

Chivukula,U; Previte,M; Scalera,F; Mayer,D; Payne,W)

ACR154 (Bateman,C)

AR141 (Chivukula,U)

AR155 (Eagler,P; Previte,M; Gusciora,R; Rooney,J; Munoz,E; Bramnick,J; Doherty,M; Blee,F; Gregg,G; DiGaetano,P; Carroll,M;

DeCroce,A; Myers,C; Bateman,C; Gibson,J; Baroni,B; Biondi,P; Conover,K; Connors,C; O'Toole,K; McHose,A; Thompson,S;

Chatzidakis,L; Pennacchio,J; Rumpf,B; Malone,J; Merkt,R; Vandervalk,C; Russo,D; Kean,S; Dancer,R; Bodine,F; Wolfe,D; Holzapfel,J; Corodemus,S; Azzolina,J)



Co-Sponsor Withdrawn:



A1816 (Johnson, G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A5 Aca (1R) (Mayer,D)

A6 (Stack,B)

A7 (Chiappone,A)

A9 (Manzo,L)

A10 (Cryan,J)

A11 (Greenwald,L)

A12 (Cryan,J)

A15 (Conaway,H)

A23 (Vas,J)

A24 Aca (1R) (Smith,R)

A25 (Quigley,J)

Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1118 (Manzo,L)

A1222 (Blee,F)

A1816 (Johnson,G)

A1887 (Munoz,E)

A1890 (Van Drew,J)

A2547 (Chiappone,A)

A2625 (Mayer,D)

A2704 (Panter,M)

A2763 (Quigley,J)

A2764 (Quigley,J)

A2807 (Gordon,R)

A2864 (Greenstein,L)

A2866 (Greenstein,L)

A2876 (Gibson,J)

A2878 (Barnes,P)

ACR20 (McKeon,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A5 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M)

A6 (Watson Coleman,B)

A7 (Fisher,D)

A9 (Eagler,P)

A10 (Scalera,F)

A11 (Payne,W)

A12 (Payne,W)

A15 (Gordon,R)

A23 (Manzo,L)

A24 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R)

A25 (Watson Coleman,B)

A1222 (Conover,K)

A1710 (Blee,F)

A1796 (Cohen,N)

A1898 (Stack,B)

A2376 (Conover,K)

A2406 (Diegnan,P)

A2704 (Morgan,R)

A2781 (Smith,R)

A2804 (Cohen,N)

ACR20 (Stanley,C)

AR155 (Stender,L)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A5 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C)

A6 (Vas,J)

A7 (Chivukula,U)

A9 (Wisniewski,J)

A10 (Chiappone,A)

A11 (Watson Coleman,B)

A15 (Voss,J)

A23 (Cryan,J)

A24 Aca (1R) (Stack,B)

A25 (Greenwald,L)

A1710 (Conover,K)

A2166/727 Acs (ACS) (Stender,L)

A2240 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R)

A2698 (Wisniewski,J)

A2781 (Gibson,J)

A2804 (Diegnan,P)

ACR20 (Eagler,P)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A11 (Conaway,H)

A15 (Green,J)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S578 (Conners,J; Greenwald,L; Eagler,P; )



Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S578 (Roberts,J)

S1467 Sca (1R) (Impreveduto,A)



Second Prime Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



S578 (Watson Coleman,B)

S1467 Sca (1R) (Biondi,P)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:50 P.M. on May 24, 2004 to meet again on Thursday, May 27, 2004 (QUORUM Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A50 AcsAaSca (ACS/2R) Roberts,J/Cohen,N+12 Med. Care Access & Patients First Act

A1630 AcaSa (2R) Chivukula,U/Barnes,P+6 MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns

S578 Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+4 Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun

S1467 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cardinale,G Home inspector lic.-revise provisions



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/20/04):



None