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Vol. XVI No. 34 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, September 27, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3208 Caraballo,W/Eagler,P Nat. gas pipeline safety viol-incr penal REF ATU

A3209 Quigley,J Ambulance-equip. w/global sys. tech. REF ALP

A3210 Diegnan,P Mun. prosecutors-concerns REF ALP

A3211 Gordon,R Leased veh. interior inspection-req. REF ACO

A3212 Baroni,B Resident tuition rates, co. coll-concern REF AED

A3213 Baroni,B Human trafficking-estab. new crime REF AJU

A3214 Roberts,J/Van Drew,J Casino gambling reg.-concerns REF ATG

A3215 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Home improvement contractor-concerns REF ARP

A3216 Chiappone,A Weight lifting equip-proh. in St prisons REF ALP

A3217 Van Drew,J+2 CRDA admin. prog.-revise elig. criteria REF ATG

A3218 Chiappone,A Smart growth area permits-expediting REF AEN

A3219 Greenstein,L Cats and dogs, sterilization-concerns REF AAN

A3220 Gusciora,R Alco., drug addiction-concerns recovery REF AHH

A3221 Chiappone,A Amateur boxing & wrestling org-fd grants REF ARP

A3222 Gusciora,R Recycled materials-concerns REF AEN

A3223 Chiappone,A Manufacturer's rebate offers-reg. REF ACO

A3224 Chiappone,A Coupons & rebates-concerns value REF AAP

A3225 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Host community benf.-concerns REF AEN

A3226 Manzo,L Transfer stations-concerns REF AEN

A3227 Burzichelli,J/Quigley,J+1 Confidential secure fac-background check REF AHS

A3228 Cohen,N Racketeering activity-clarify definition REF AFI

A3229 Cohen,N Bureau of Securities-maintain hotline REF AFI

A3230 Manzo,L Minimum wage-incr. to $6.75 REF ALA

A3231 Baroni,B Sch. dist. budget caps-concerns REF AED

A3232 Manzo,L Labor reg.-concerns powers REF ALA

A3233 Manzo,L Charitable Registration Act-revises REF ARP

A3234 Johnson,G/Chivukula,U+2 PFRS survivors-concerns death benf. REF ASG

A3235 Manzo,L Enterprise zone emp. tax cred.-concerns REF ACE

A3236 Manzo,L Co. correction off.-estab. '45 day rule' REF ALP

A3237 Manzo,L Adoptees-permits assess to birth cert. REF AFW

A3238 Cohen,N/Greenstein,L Security fraud-concerns REF AFI

A3239 Baroni,B Bus. revitalization-allows tax cred. REF AAP

A3240 Dancer,R Wireless phone while driv.-penalty REF ATR

A3241 Gibson,J Farmland devel. easement-tax deduct. REF AAN

A3242 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Wireless phone while driv.-penalty REF ATR

A3243 McHose,A Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage REF AFI

A3244 Van Drew,J Hist. preserv tax cred pilot prog-create REF AEN

A3245 Smith,R Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund REF AED

A3247 Van Drew,J Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid REF ATG

A3248 Van Drew,J Homestead prop. tax rebate-revise elig. REF AAP

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3249 Smith,R Fish & game prot. assn memb-concern auth REF AAN

A3250 Smith,R Funeral expense, cert qual emp-auth pymt REF ALP

A3251 Voss,J/Chivukula,U Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act REF ACE

A3252 Greenstein,L Main Street NJ prog.-makes changes REF ACE

A3253 Wisniewski,J Constr. & rehab proj-concerns wages paid REF ALA

A3254 Fisher,D Buildout analysis-incl in reexam. report REF AHO

A3255 Green,J Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt REF AHO

A3256 Roberts,J/Weinberg,L Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act REF AHH

A3257 Sires,A/Caraballo,W Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale REF AHH

A3258 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Contractors' Regis. Act-delay REF ARP

ACR1 Sires,A Off. of Lieutenant Gov.-estab. REF ASG

ACR185 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Off. of Lieutenant Gov.-create REF ASG

ACR186 Van Drew,J Vet. prop. tax deduct. elig.-extend REF AMV

AJR111 Chiappone,A Older Americans Mo.-desig. May REF ASI

AJR112 Chivukula,U/Johnson,G Handwashing Awareness Mo.-desig. Sept. REF AHH

AR198 Stender,L/Weinberg,L+1 Assault weapons ban-enact reauth. REF ALP

AR199 Van Drew,J Millville Airport-urge FAA, fully staff REF ATR



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A530 Acs (ACS) Biondi,P Body armor-reg. sale and possession REP/ACS

A661 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Previte,M+1 Lic. person-concerns resid. disclosure REP/ACA

A669 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Carroll,M+8 Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads REP/ACA

A1836 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 Passaic Valley Sewerage Comm.-concerns REP

A1837 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+1 No Jersey Dist Water Supply Comm-concern REP/ACA

A1874 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Manufacturer rebates-proh. deceptive ads REP/ACA

A2178 Cryan,J+3 Water utilities-background checks req REP

A2334 Chiappone,A Disab. person's svc, guide dog-concerns REP

A2462/2873 Acs (ACS) Russo,D/Cohen,N Insur. guaranty fds.-concern cert claims REP/ACS

A2487/2773 Acs (ACS) Biondi,P/O'Toole,K Dental hygienists-concerns ed. REP/ACS

A2576 Cohen,N UMDNJ bd.-incr. voting memb. REP

A2742 Barnes,P DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense REP

A2772 Impreveduto,A/Stack,B Mun. Land Use Law-revises filing req. REP

A2872 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd-revises REP/ACA

A2907 Aca (1R) Cohen,N HMO-concerns risk based capital req. REP/ACA

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

A2930 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+1 Charitable regis.-concerns REP/ACA

A2989 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Diegnan,P+2 Casino industry-concerns reg. REP/ACA

A3010 Mayer,D/Smith,R Yo-Yo Waterballs-bans sale REP

A3097 Cohen,N Cell phone prov.-disclosing number proh. REP

A3168 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Court reporters-certifies REP

A3208 Caraballo,W/Eagler,P Nat. gas pipeline safety viol-incr penal REP

A3214 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Van Drew,J Casino gambling reg.-concerns REP/ACA

A3215 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Home improvement contractor-concerns REP

A3217 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J+2 CRDA admin. prog.-revise elig. criteria REP/ACA

A3251 Voss,J/Chivukula,U Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act REP

A3254/1683 Acs (ACS) Fisher,D Buildout analysis-incl in reexam. report REP/ACS

A3255 Green,J Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt REP

A3257 Sires,A/Caraballo,W Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale REP

A3258 Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N Contractors' Regis. Act-delay REP

AJR82 Cryan,J/Conners,J+4 Vol. Blood Donor Awareness Mo.-Sept. REP

AJR96 Van Drew,J Children's Dental Health Mo.-desig. Feb. REP

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

AR182 Caraballo,W/Eagler,P Fed. energy efficiency standards-enact REP

S155 Bryant,W/Sarlo,P+1 Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt REP

S702/1580 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R/Gill,N Prop.-Liab. Insur Guaranty Assn-concerns REP

S836 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Gill,N+1 Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act REP

S1503 Buono,B/Sarlo,P DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense REP

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

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

SJR32 Singer,R/Vitale,J Lung Cancer Awareness Mo-desig. November REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A666 Conover,K/Blee,F+24 Disabled-estab. co. off. REP REF AAP

A1086 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+27 Community Food Pantry Fd-vol. contrib. REP REF AAP

A1632 Chivukula,U Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp REP REF AAP

A2243 Wisniewski,J/Vas,J+2 Defibrillator grant prog.-estab. REP REF AAP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP: (cont'd)



A2743 Aca (1R) Barnes,P Driv. while revoked-incr. prison term REP/ACA REF AAP

A3256 Roberts,J/Weinberg,L Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act REP REF AAP

S1502 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Sarlo,P+1 Driv. while revoked-incr. prison term REP REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A1683 Munoz,E+2 Buildout analysis-incl in reexam. report COMB/W A3254 (ACS)

A2773 Impreveduto,A/Stack,B Dental hygienists-incr. ed training req. COMB/W A2487 (ACS)

A2873 Cohen,N Prop.-Liab. Insur. Guaranty Assn-revises COMB/W A2462 (ACS)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A367 Cruz-Perez,N/Vandervalk,C+4 Med. Care for Persons w/Devel Disab Comm FROM AHH



Co-Sponsors Added:



A266 (Rumpf,B; Connors,C)

A315 (Morgan,R; Panter,M)

A396 (Vas,J)

A406 (Chiappone,A)

A624 (Munoz,E)

A760/2448 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R)

A779 Acs (ACS) (McHose,A; Greenstein,L)

A781 (Chiappone,A; Gordon,R)

A1056 (Kean,S)

A1285 (Rumpf,B)

A1304 (Stack,B)

A1602 (Eagler,P)

A1604 (Panter,M)

A1722 (Eagler,P)

A1723 (Eagler,P)

A1903 (Stack,B; Eagler,P)

A1977 (Chatzidakis,L; Bodine,F)

A1999 (Bateman,C)

A2031 Aca (1R) (Stack,B)

A2142 (Oliver,S)

A2178 (Johnson,G; Oliver,S)

A2243 (Blee,F; Conover,K)

A2341 (Chiappone,A)

A2425 Sca (1R) (Gordon,R)

A2546 (Manzo,L)

A2547 (Scalera,F)

A2704 (Weinberg,L)

A2818 (Caraballo,W; Kean,S; Quigley,J; Payne,W)

A2949 Aca (1R) (Stack,B)

A2980 (Wolfe,D)

A2989 Aca (1R) (Conover,K; Blee,F)

A3012 (Quigley,J; Voss,J)

A3214 (Conover,K; Blee,F)

A3217 (Conover,K; Blee,F)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A318 (Cruz-Perez,N)

A1076 (Weinberg,L)

A1659 (Johnson,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1076 (Weinberg,L)

A1659 (Johnson,G)

A1818 (Egan,J)

A2432 (Munoz,E)

Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2443 (Barnes,P)

A2515 (Chiappone,A)

A2577 (Diegnan,P)

A2694 (Van Drew,J)

A2930 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C)

A2989 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P)

A3044 (Barnes,P)

A3166 (Diegnan,P)

A3177 (Greenstein,L)

A3181 (Manzo,L)

AR197 (McKeon,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A781 (Greenstein,L)

A836 (Van Drew,J)

A2395 (Greenstein,L)

A2605 (Stack,B)

A2806 (Greenstein,L)

A3169 (Chivukula,U)

A3227 (Cohen,N)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2660 (Greenstein,L)

A2730 Acs (ACS) (Greenstein,L)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



* Effective September 10, 2004



New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority:



Jerold L. Zaro, of Ocean .



The Assembly Republican Leader has made the following appointment:



* Effective September 14, 2004



New Jersey Citizens' Clean Elections Commission:



Assemblyman William Baroni (14).



The Assembly adjourned at 6:20 P.M. to meet again on Monday, September 27, 2004 (QUORUM, Select Committees at the Call of the Assembly Speaker).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/13/2004):



P.L.2004, c.146. S77 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Van Drew,J+6 9/14/2004 Housing nonprofits-concerns

P.L.2004, c.147. S150 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W/Gill,N 9/14/2004 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act

P.L.2004, c.148. S276 Sa (1R) Adler,J/Gill,N+9 9/14/2004 Worker rights-concerns notice

P.L.2004, c.149. S330 ScaSa (2R) Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J+2 9/14/2004 Deputy sheriffs, uncomp.-concerns

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/13/2004): (cont'd)



P.L.2004, c.150. S1188 Girgenti,J/Bryant,W+4 9/14/2004 Counterfeit goods, forfeiture law-revise

P.L.2004, c.151. S1208 Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J+1 9/14/2004 Sex offender Internet registry-concerns