NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for September 27, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 35 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Patricia B. Roe, of Seaside Park.

James M. Blaney, of Toms River.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE 9-1-1 COMMISSION:

Lieutenant Stephen Megna, of Kenilworth, to replace Stephen A. Solowey, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADULT DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT CENTER - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Dr. Elton T. Byrd, of Willingboro, to replace Duncan Ellsworth, Jr.

Reverend Linda G.S. Ellerbe, of Passaic, to replace Dorothea Lee.

Ivette Ramos Alvarez, of Livingston, to replace Clarisa Gonzales-Lenahan.

William H. Thomas, of Toms River.

Julian G. Bash, of Englewood.



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

Honorable Thomas J. Deverin, of Carteret.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

Michael R. DeCotiis, Esq., of River Vale, to replace Joseph Lucas.



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

Barbara Pelson, of Chester.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD:

Brenda G. Cox, of Englewood.

Brian J. McCormick, of Trenton.

David M. Scheck, of Springfield, to replace Anne Li.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING:

Deborah De Santis, of Metuchen, to replace Carol Wolfe.



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

Niels S. Favre, of Cape May, to replace Albert Fralinger, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Donald William Hart, of Stockton, to replace Andrew Tirpok, Jr.

Mayor Roger A. Hines, of Hackettstown, to replace Joseph Bellina.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FISH AND GAME COUNCIL:

Leonard J. Wolgast, Ph.D., of Somerset, to replace George Howard.



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

Harry D. Morey, Jr., of Bayville.

Daniel J. Kenny, of Succasunna.

Nancy A. Fox, of Fredon, to replace Nicholas DeMauro.



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





TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HIGHLANDS WATER PROTECTION AND PLANNING COUNCIL:

Timothy P. Dillingham, of Hopewell.

Tracy C. Carluccio, of Ringoes.

Councilwoman Janice L. Kovach, of Clinton Town.

Deborah A. Pasquarelli, of Stewartsville.

Freeholder Glen Vitrano, of Hampton.

Freeholder Valerie Vainieri Huttle, of Englewood.

Honorable Marceil 'Mimi' Letts, of Parsippany.

Freeholder Lois A. Cuccinello, of Hawthorne.

Mikael Salovaara, of Bernardsville.

Freeholder Director Jack J. Schrier, of Mendham.

Mayor Eileen Swan, of Lebanon Township.

Kurt W. Alstede, of Chester.

Benjamin L. Spinelli, of Chester.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LEGALIZED GAMES OF CHANCE CONTROL COMMISSION:

Marilou C. Halvorsen, of Eatontown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LOCAL FINANCE BOARD:

James P. Fox, of Lambertville, to replace James Harkness, Esq.



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

Professor Edward A. Whittaker, Ph.D., of Hoboken, to replace Lillian Russell.



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

Karin Elkis, of Haddonfield, to replace Barbara Tomalino.



TO BE THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND SECRETARY OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Virginia S. Bauer, of Rumson, to replace Reverend Dr. William D. Watley, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CULTURAL TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Thomas Eastwick Carroll, of Cape May, to replace Curtis J. Bashaw, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY:

Felice K. Vazquez, of Elizabeth, to replace Juan Fernandez.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL COMMISSION:

Edwin Pak-Wah Leung, Ph.D., of Livingston, to replace Linda Dator.

Olga Jiminez Wagenheim, Ph.D., of Maplewood, to replace Joseph Gonzalez, Jr.

Joseph Simpson Weisberg, Ed.D., of Parsippany.

Honorable Catherine Cassidy, of Wood-Ridge, to replace Carol Selman.

Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D., of Cape May.

To-Thi Bosacchi, Ph.D., of Belle Meade, to replace Jan Ellen Lewis, Ph.D.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY:

Reverend Msgr. William J. Linder, Ph.D., of Newark.



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

Susan L. Hayes, of Oradell, to replace Kathleen Wielkopolski.

Liz Garcia, of North Bergen, to replace James Kennedy.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Frank A. Briglia, M.D., of Voorhees, to replace Stephen Fischl, resigned.

Betsey Wertheimer, of Short Hills, to replace Gary Cupo.

Theresa C. Gudin, Esq., of Washington Township, to replace Vaughn Michael Reale, resigned.

Margaret M. Koller, of Edison, to replace Cindy Qui.

Thomas 'Dutch' Vanderhoof, of Boonton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

George A. Castro, of Elizabeth.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COMMISSION ON BRAIN INJURY RESEARCH:

Herbert E. Spiegel, Ph.D., of Cedar Grove.

Jonathan L. Fellus, M.D., of Glen Ridge.

Dennie A. Todd, of Medford.

Edward Sullivan, of Piscataway.

Keith D. Cicerone, Ph.D., of Howell.





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





TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COMMISSION ON CANCER RESEARCH:

Marie T. Leithauser, of Metuchen, to replace Lawrence Coia, resigned.

Barbara Rabinowitz, Ph.D., of Lakewood.

Jeanne C. Beck, Ph.D., of Moorestown, to replace Frederick Cohen.

Harvey Leon Ozer, M.D., of Hoboken, to replace Anna Marie Skalka, resigned.

Barton A. Kamen, M.D., Ph.D., of Princeton Junction, to replace George Dunaif, Ph.D.

Jeffrey A. Warren, of Randolph.

James R. Broach, Ph.D., of Skillman, to replace Lynn William Enquist, Ph.D.

Kenneth R. Adler, M.D., of Randolph, to replace Paul Wallner, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL FOR INTERSTATE ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION:

Anthony D. Barber, Jr., of New Brunswick.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS:

Sharon E. Burton Turner, of Montclair, to replace Kimberly Driscoll-Piscopo.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION:

Mayor Bernadette P. McPherson, of Rutherford, to replace Flora Castillo.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY WORLD TRADE CENTER SCHOLARSHIP FUND - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Gisele Joachim, of Bridgewater, to replace Tracy Pierce Woodall, resigned.

Sheryl J. Oliver, of Jackson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PAROLE ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Karen Fiorelli, of Red Bank, to replace Bruce Stout, Ph.D.

Tracy M. Thompson, Esq., of Trenton, to replace Greta Gooden-Brown, Esq.

Daniel L. Lombardo, of Mullica Hill.

Joseph Guadagnino, of Monroe Township, to replace Robert Rodriguez.

Heriberto Collazo, of Deptford, to replace Rolando Gomez-Rivera.

Jacob C. Toporek, Esq., of Edison, to replace James O'Brien.

Michellene Davis, Esq., of West Orange, to replace Larry Appling, Jr.



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

Esther Suarez, of Fort Lee, to replace Raymond Ocasio.

Timothy W. Schroeder, of Bergenfield, to replace Emily Kosstrin Mann.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RICHARD STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Curtis J. Bashaw, of Cape May, to replace Alexander Hatala.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Ernest D. Coursey, of Atlantic City, to replace Reverend James Washington.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Stacey A. Peterson, Ph.D., of Plainfield, to replace Calvin Iszard, Jr.

Kenia Nunez, of Hammonton, to replace Susie Boyce.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PLANNING COMMISSION:

John Henry Eskilson, of Newton.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION ON WOMEN:

Jennifer D. Godoski, of Trenton, to replace Ileana J. Montes-Guadagnino, resigned.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



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

Carol Kaplan, of Hoboken.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT:

Mary E. Marchetta, of Princeton, to replace Peter Lillo, resigned.

Mary Ellen Lyons, of Wayne, to replace Donald Bryan, Esq.



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

William B. Rogers, Ph.D., of Wharton.









Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CAPITAL CITY REDEVELOPMENT CORPORATION:

Martin Paul Johnson, of Trenton.



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

Reverend Darrell L. Armstrong, of Ewing, to replace Thomas Bracken.

Patricia A. Mueller, of Haddonfield, to replace Harry Sloan Reichard, Esq.



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

David H. Knight, of Hopewell, to replace Samuel Herzog, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY:

Walter A. Lacey, Esq., of Lawnside, to replace Michael Facemyer.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DOMESTIC SECURITY PREPAREDNESS TASK FORCE:

Herbert E. Spiegel, Ph.D., of Cedar Grove, to replace Lydia Lee Sohn, Ph.D.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ELECTION LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION:

Peter J. Tober, Esq., of Bridgewater.



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

Ada Morell, of Monroe Township, to replace Lowell Harwood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION CONTRACTORS EXAMINING BOARD:

George M. McCarthy, of Highland Park, to replace Anthony A. Sierchio, Jr., resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

John L. McGoldrick, Esq., of Princeton, to replace Murray Cole, Esq.



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

Henry A. Coleman, Ph.D., of Woodbridge.



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

Joseph A. Fede, of Colonia, to replace Peter Novello, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY CULTURAL TRUST BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Peter G. Chen, CPA, Esq., of Holmdel, to replace Esther Silver-Parker, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST - BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Gerald T. Keenan, of Cranbury, to replace Barton Harrison.



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

David J. Samuel, of Sayreville, to replace John N. Bain, Esq.



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

Cheryl G. Fuller, CPA, of Maplewood, to replace Ellen Sandman.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS:

Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Ph.D., of Lawrenceville, to replace Dolores Kirk.



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

Anthony S. Graziano, of Lacey.

Richard E. Hall, of Waretown.



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

James E. Cleary, of South Amboy, to replace Robert Bogart.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS:

Joseph M. Petrongolo, CLA, RLA, PP, of Blackwood, to replace John Kellogg.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THOMAS A. EDISON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Rosita Saez, of Glassboro, to replace Christopher Daggett, Ed.D.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE URBAN ENTERPRISE ZONE AUTHORITY:

Lewis V. Hurd, of Franklin Township, to replace Marco Navarro.









Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Charles Cart, of Newton, to replace Joseph Bellina.

Mayor David Del Vecchio, of Lambertville, to replace Andrew Tirpok, Jr.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN:

Esther Suarez, of Fort Lee, to replace Barbara Muzetska.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES FINANCING AUTHORITY:

Theodore A. Schwartz, of Cedar Grove, to replace Carmen Saginario, Jr., Esq.



Bills Introduced:



S27 Codey,R/Karcher,E+24 Political contrib-concerns REF SSG

S1753 Vitale,J/Sarlo,P Pharmaceutical wholesale distrib-concern REF SCM

S1754 Bark,M Alt electrical energy-concern production REF SEG

S1755 Bark,M/Singer,R Police pursuits-concerns guidelines REF SLP

S1756 Asselta,N Constr. delays-award penal. to cert. bus REF STR

S1757 Asselta,N Elderly adult guardianship-concerns REF SHH

S1760 Buono,B/Lance,L Div. of Banking-estab special purpose fd REF SCM

S1761 Scutari,N Videoconferencing network;$500K REF SJU

S1762 Connors,L Initiated ordinances-concerns REF SCU

S1763 Doria,J/Vitale,J Adopted person-concerns medical info. REF SHH

S1764 Doria,J/Vitale,J Genetic material-concerns REF SJU

S1765 Doria,J/Girgenti,J+1 Fire personnel, equipment & ed-prov fds. REF SLP

S1766 Inverso,P Aircraft rental-photo ID req. REF STR

S1767 Inverso,P Pub. emp. id number-devel. REF SSG

S1768 Inverso,P Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M REF SED

S1769 Doria,J/Palaia,J Defibrillators-req. at higher ed. instit REF SED

S1770 Sarlo,P/Madden,F Emerg. svcs. volunteer veh.-concerns REF STR

S1784 Palaia,J/Bark,M Bicyclists-proh. use of cell phones REF SLP

S1785 Inverso,P Motorcycle safety course-concerns REF STR

S1786 Inverso,P Bus. entities, cert.-limit pol. contrib. REF SSG

S1788 Lesniak,R Group life insur.-concerns REF SCM

S1789 Turner,S/Singer,R Dept of Ed-incr no of asst commissioners REF SED

S1790 Inverso,P Svc. stations, self-service-concerns REF SCM

S1791 Inverso,P Windshield sun-screen material-concerns REF STR

S1792 Inverso,P Camp. contrib.-concerns REF SSG

S1793 Inverso,P Pub. contract award viol.-concerns REF SJU

S1794 Doria,J/Palaia,J Truant/incorrigible pupils-penal. REF SED

S1795 Doria,J/Palaia,J Learning Through Listening Prog.-estab. REF SED

S1796 Doria,J Kindergarten prog. in pub. sch.-concerns REF SED

S1797 Doria,J/Sacco,N Co. pension fds.-concerns REF SSG

S1798 Doria,J/Smith,B Soil survey in Hudson Co.;$100K REF SEN

S1799 Doria,J/Karcher,E Pol. contrib., cert.-impose 6% tax REF SSG

S1800 Baer,B Title recordation-revises law REF SCU

S1801 Madden,F/Rice,R+1 Remove confidential status-investigators REF SJU

S1802 Vitale,J/Kean,T Nursing sch.-address shortage;$2M REF SHH

S1803 Vitale,J/Rice,R AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$10M REF SHH

S1804 Vitale,J/Kavanaugh,W Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act REF SHH

S1806 Doria,J Wrongful death act-amends REF SJU

S1807 Doria,J Solid waste mgmt.-concerns REF SEN

S1808 Doria,J/Buono,B Retir. exclusions, cert.-incr. REF SHH

S1809 Doria,J/Buono,B Deployed mil.-auth. prop. tax deferment REF SCU

S1810 Doria,J Lease/contract-concerns title transfer REF SED

S1811 Doria,J/Kenny,B MV inspection station-concerns REF STR

S1812 Doria,J/Kenny,B SHBP-co. offer incentive, waive coverage REF SSG

S1813 Doria,J PFRS, PERS retirees-contrib. SHBP benf. REF SSG

S1814 Doria,J Higher Ed. Master Plan Comm.-estab. REF SED

S1815 Girgenti,J/Bucco,A St FF Assoc-revise governing statute REF SLP

S1816 Madden,F/Coniglio,J Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$70.6M REF SEN

S1817 Gill,N/Martin,R Northern NJ-park devel.;$22.468M REF SEN

S1818 Karcher,E/Palaia,J Central NJ-park devel.;$16.181M REF SEN

S1819 Adler,J/Sweeney,S Southern NJ-park devel.;$17.623M REF SEN

S1820 Smith,B/Lance,L Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$75M REF SEN

S1821 Rice,R Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M REF SEN







Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S1822 Kenny,B Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$120K REF SEN

S1823 Sweeney,S/Madden,F Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M REF SEG

S1824 Bark,M Farmland preserv.-pinelands;$8M REF SEG

S1825 Karcher,E Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M REF SEG

S1826 Turner,S Nonprofit org.-farmland preserv.;$2.5M REF SEG

S1827 Lance,L Farmland preserv. purposes;$52.4M REF SEG

S1831 Sarlo,P/Sacco,N Meadowlands Comm.-concerns REF STR

SCR91 Doria,J/James,S Unclaimed lottery prize-concerns REF SWT

SCR92 Doria,J/James,S St. lottery net proceeds-5% to mun. REF SWT

SR66 Doria,J/Turner,S Fed. Section 8 prog. fding.-maintain REF SCU

SR67 Littell,R/Bark,M+10 Special ed. aid-fully fd. REF SED

SR68 Doria,J/Kenny,B Marie Lydie Adji Bai-permit return to US REF SSG



Bills On Emergency Resolution:



A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 Striped bass-concerns limits (Asselta) (35-0)



Bills Substituted:



A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 Striped bass-concerns limits SUB FOR S1691

S1691 Sca (1R) Asselta,N/Sweeney,S+5 Striped bass-concerns limits SUB BY A3007 (1R)



Bills Passed:



A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 Striped bass-concerns limits (35-0)



Bills Transferred:



S729 Turner,S Traffic performance objective-conformity FROM SCA TO STR



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S162 Bryant,W Elections-concerns hours and pay FROM SSG

S1100 Bryant,W Distance learning network aid-concerns FROM SED



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A200 AcaAcs (ACS) Voss,J/Stanley,C+1 Sch. fac. demo. proj.-concerns selection REP

A826 Greenstein,L+3 Advanced practice nurses-concerns REP

A1098 Johnson,G/Greenstein,L+1 Elderly Suicide Prev. Advisory Council REP

A1205 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Scalera,F+5 Students' SS no.-proh. display REP

A2047 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+1 Co. recording auth-concern cert document REP

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

A2361 Sca (1R) Wisniewski,J Mun. redevel. agencies-concerns REP/SCA

A2697 Sca (1R) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+1 Hist. site prop. tax exemp.-clarifies REP/SCA

A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 Striped bass-concerns limits REP

S132 Connors,L+1 Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun. REP

S446 Sca (1R) Kean,T Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation REP/SCA

S480 Buono,B+1 Sick child care ctrs.-tax cred. REP

S672 Connors,L Surviving spouse, cert. vet-annual comp REP

S705 Sca (1R) Turner,S Sch. crisis response plan-subcomm.;$3M REP/SCA

S889 Sca (1R) Turner,S Pub. Emp. Flexibility Act REP/SCA

S1020 Cardinale,G Revaluation firms-conflicts of interest REP

S1044 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Police off applicant fitness-investigate REP/SCA

S1106 Scs (SCS) Rice,R Housing constr.-bus. receiving St. fds REP/SCS

S1121 Sca (1R) Rice,R Rodent control, Abbott sch. dist;$1.56M REP/SCA

S1180 Scs (SCS) Turner,S Sch. fac.-community sch. proj. REP/SCS









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



S1319 Turner,S Advanced practice nurses-concerns REP

S1382 Ciesla,A/Connors,L Rents received, charitable org-not taxed REP

S1445 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+1 Alt. to Discipline Prog., nurses-estab. REP/SCA

S1577 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Madden,F Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force REP/SCA

S1584 Sca (1R) Turner,S Hist. site prop. tax exemp.-clarifies REP/SCA

S1636 Turner,S/Palaia,J Students' SS no.-proh. display REP

S1664 Singer,R/Karcher,E Elderly Suicide Prev. Advisory Council REP

S1691 Sca (1R) Asselta,N/Sweeney,S+5 Striped bass-concerns limits REP/SCA

S1749 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Gormley,W Gambling promo., large-scale-incr. penal REP/SCA

S1750 Adler,J/Gormley,W Gambling kingpins-concerns REP

S1804 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Kavanaugh,W Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act REP/SCA

S1815 Girgenti,J/Bucco,A St FF Assoc-revise governing statute REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



S132 Connors,L+1 Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun.

S480 Buono,B+1 Sick child care ctrs.-tax cred.

S672 Connors,L Surviving spouse, cert. vet-annual comp

S705 Sca (1R) Turner,S Sch. crisis response plan-subcomm.;$3M

S889 Sca (1R) Turner,S Pub. Emp. Flexibility Act

S1121 Sca (1R) Rice,R Rodent control, Abbott sch. dist;$1.56M



Co-Sponsors Added:



S123 (Baer,B; Asselta,N)

S129 (Asselta,N)

S132 (Rice,R)

S187 (Scutari,N)

S236 (Karcher,E)

S263 (Scutari,N)

S264 (Scutari,N)

S485 (Singer,R)

S843 (Vitale,J; Kean,T; Lesniak,R; Martin,R; Rice,R; Sacco,N; Sarlo,P; Singer,R; Kavanaugh,W; Sweeney,S; Madden,F; Smith,B;

Bucco,A; Asselta,N; Palaia,J; Karcher,E; Bark,M; Buono,B; Cardinale,G; Ciesla,A; Codey,R; Coniglio,J; Connors,L; Doria,J;

James,S; Baer,B)

S855 (Buono,B)

S1023 (Baer,B)

S1070 (Kavanaugh,W; Kenny,B; Ciesla,A; Inverso,P; Connors,L; Coniglio,J; Cardinale,G; Bryant,W; Bark,M; Baer,B; Adler,J;

Lance,L; Karcher,E; Asselta,N; Littell,R; Madden,F; Martin,R; McNamara,H; Doria,J; Palaia,J; Rice,R; Sacco,N; Sarlo,P;

Scutari,N; Singer,R; Smith,B; Sweeney,S)

S1166 Sca (1R) (Bucco,A)

S1335 (Sweeney,S; Martin,R; Baer,B; Singer,R; Palaia,J; Bark,M; Connors,L; James,S; Karcher,E; Kavanaugh,W; Kyrillos,J;

Littell,R; Asselta,N)

S1384 (Asselta,N)

S1406 (Connors,L)

S1416 (Cardinale,G; Kyrillos,J)

S1585 (Gill,N)

S1623 (Lesniak,R)

S1679 (Karcher,E)

S1691 Sca (1R) (Palaia,J; Kyrillos,J; Gormley,W; Connors,L; Ciesla,A)

S1725 (Ciesla,A)

S1765 (Sacco,N)

S1801 (Buono,B)

SR68 (Allen,D; Bucco,A; Ciesla,A; Kavanaugh,W; Kean,T; Kyrillos,J; Lance,L; Martin,R; Palaia,J; Singer,R)

SCR19 (Scutari,N)

SCR80 (Madden,F; Cardinale,G; Asselta,N)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S393 (Bryant,W)

S1510 (Turner,S)









Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S440 (Asselta,N)

S618 (Asselta,N)

S665 (Singer,R)

S873 (Singer,R)

S1023 (Inverso,P)

S1070 (Codey,R)

S1139 (Coniglio,J)

S1406 (Asselta,N)

S1427 (Asselta,N)

S1473 (Smith,B)

S1510 (Turner,S)

S1636 (Palaia,J)

S1641 (Madden,F)

S1664 (Karcher,E)



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



A3007 Aca (1R) (Ciesla,A; Sweeney,S; Connors,L; Gormley,W; Kyrillos,J; Palaia,J; Asselta,N)



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



* Effective July 28, 2004



Drinking Water Quality Institute:



Carol Theresa Storms, of Belford.



Commission on Italian and American Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs:



Joseph J. Seneca, Ph.D., of Madison.



Aquaculture Advisory Council:



Oliver S. Twist, III or North Cape May.



Small Business Compliance Advisory Panel:



Arthur Weiss, of Windsor.



* Effective August 12, 2004



Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission:



Senator Byron Baer (37).



New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority:



Armando Fontoura, of Fairfield.















The Senate President has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



* Effective August 13, 2004



New Jersey Tourism Advisory Council:



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



* Effective August 23, 2004



Property Tax Convention Task Force:



Senator John H. Adler (6).

Richard Van Wagner, Sr., of Neptune.



* Effective September 24, 2004



Education Commission of the States:



Senator Joseph V. Doria, Jr. (31).



* Effective September 27, 2004



Fire Safety Commission:



Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).



State Museum Board of Trustees:



Senator Peter A. Inverso (14).



Martin Luther King Advisory Commission:



Senator Diane B. Allen (7).



Human Relations Council - Executive Committee:



Senator Diane B. Allen (7).



DYFS Staffing & Review Panel:



Senator Diane B. Allen (7).



Parole Advisory Commission:



Senator Robert J. Martin (26).



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:



Senator Robert J. Martin (26).

Senator Gerald Cardinale (39).



The Senate President has made the following re-appointments:



* Effective July 28, 2004



Drinking Water Quality Institute:



Paul LaPierre, of Sewell.



Commission on Italian and American Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs:



Salvatore A. Davino, of Harding.



Aquaculture Advisory Council:



J. Stephen Carnahan, of Bridgeton.



State Council for Adult Literacy and Education Services:



Harold W. Beder, of Bound Brook.

Ana M. Cruz, of Perth Amboy.

Julio Sabater, of Elizabeth.



* Effective August 18, 2004



Fire Safety Commission:



Senator John A. Girgenti (35).



Motor Vehicles Affordability and Fairness Task Force:



Senator Shirley K. Turner (15).



* Effective August 19, 2004



Governor's Advisory Council HIV/AIDS and Related Blood Borne Pathogens:



Senator Joseph F. Vitale (19).



The Senate Republican Leader has made the following appointment:



* Effective August 25, 2004



Property Tax Convention Task Force:



Senator Leonard Lance (23).



The Senate adjourned at 5:55 P.M. to meet again on Monday, October 4, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).







ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3150 Roberts,J/Pou,N Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$70.6M REF AAN

A3197 Sires,A/DeCroce,A Northern NJ-park devel.;$22.468M REF AAN

A3198 Greenstein,L/Gusciora,R Central NJ-park devel.;$16.181M REF AAN

A3199 Van Drew,J/Greenwald,L Southern NJ-park devel.;$17.623M REF AAN

A3200 Watson Coleman,B/Burzichelli,J Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$75M REF AAN

A3201 Scalera,F/Gordon,R Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M REF AAN

A3202 Sires,A/Stack,B Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$120K REF AAN

A3203 Mayer,D/Smith,R Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M REF AAN

A3204 Greenwald,L/Previte,M Farmland preserv.-pinelands;$8M REF AAN

A3205 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M REF AAN

A3206 Greenstein,L/Watson Coleman,B Nonprofit org.-farmland preserv.;$2.5M REF AAN

A3207 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Farmland preserv. purposes;$52.4M REF AAN

A3246 Munoz,E Disease Mgmt. Study Comm.-estab. REF AHH

A3259 Munoz,E/Bramnick,J Annexation of land-concerns REF AHO

A3260 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Ammonium nitrate fertilizer-id req. REF ALP

A3261 Munoz,E St. revenues-concerns approp. REF AED

A3262 Blee,F Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force REF AHH

A3263 Bramnick,J/Munoz,E Police, mun.-concerns power to arrest REF ALP

A3264 Wisniewski,J Contract Procurement Task Force-estab. REF ASG

A3265 Wisniewski,J Mileage reimb.-set at IRS rate REF ASG

A3266 Green,J Truth in Renting booklet-concerns REF AHO

A3267 Chiappone,A Insur. Disclosure Act-enacts REF AFI

A3268 Chiappone,A Sexual abuse-concerns civil actions REF AJU

A3269 Chiappone,A Bldg. inspection-concerns REF AHO

A3270 Chiappone,A Cable tv svc. notices-concerns REF ATU

A3271 Vas,J/Quigley,J Emerg. mgmt. vol.-display warning lights REF ALP

A3272 Fisher,D Oyster revitalization;$468.7K REF AAN

A3273 Cruz-Perez,N MV, used-seller disclose cert. info. REF ACO

A3274 Watson Coleman,B Consumer credit reports-concerns REF ACO

A3275 Watson Coleman,B Rental prop.-concerns bldg. security REF AHO

A3276 Manzo,L Taxi drivers-background check req. REF ATR

A3277 Conaway,H+1 Prescription drugs, returned-proh. reuse REF AHH

A3278 Blee,F/Vas,J+2 Organ, tissue donation-concerns REF AHH

A3279 Weinberg,L Health care-concerns physical access REF AHH

A3280 Weinberg,L Controlled dangerous substances-concerns REF AHH

A3281 Weinberg,L DEA regis numbers-restrict 3rd party use REF AHH

A3282 Gusciora,R MV dealers-concerns REF ATR

A3283 Conover,K/Blee,F Casino Rev. Fd. Advisory Comm.-add memb. REF ATG

A3284 Bramnick,J Homestead rebate-concerns REF AAP

A3285 Munoz,E Chief of forensic dentistry-estab. REF ALP

A3286 Manzo,L Property tax abatement-concerns REF AHO

A3287 Vandervalk,C St. off./emp.-concerns mileage reimb. REF ASG

A3288 Scalera,F/Stack,B+1 Local govt. expenditure limits-concerns REF AHO

A3289 Scalera,F/Greenstein,L Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg. REF ARP

A3290 Van Drew,J Swimming pools, cert-safety measures req REF ATG

A3291 Van Drew,J Song, St.:"I'm from NJ" & "NJ, USA" REF ASG

A3292 Van Drew,J Maurice River Twp, correction fac;$1.2M REF ALP

A3293 Van Drew,J Pub. emp collective negotiation-concerns REF ALA

A3294 Van Drew,J PFRS/SPRS-reinst accidental death benf REF ASG

A3295 Conaway,H/Greenstein,L+1 Health care fac., resid.-St. suppl. pymt REF AHH

A3296 Conaway,H/Conners,J Sr. cit. enrolled in PAAD-defer prop tax REF AHO

A3297 Conaway,H/Conners,J Homestead prop. tax reimb.-concerns elig REF ASI

A3298 Vandervalk,C Pub. fds. investment-concerns REF AHS

A3299 Wisniewski,J Wireless phones in mv-estab. fine REF ATR

A3301 Wisniewski,J RR police, sale of cert. equip-tax exemp REF ATR

A3302 Greenwald,L/Cryan,J Real prop.-concerns transfer fee REF AAP

A3303 Chivukula,U Home-sch. children-cert. tax cred. REF AED

A3304 Van Drew,J Corrections privat. contract-concerns REF ASG

A3305 Chivukula,U Foundation for Tech. Advancement-estab. REF ACE

ACR187 Carroll,M Off of Lt. Gov.-amend constit. to estab REF ASG

ACR188 Blee,F Sch. nurses-concerns ratios to students REF AED

ACR189 Van Drew,J Rev. fds., surplus-create REF AAP











Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



ACR190 DiGaetano,P Office of Lt. Gov.-estab REF ASG

ACR191 DiGaetano,P Constit.-Supreme Ct. interpret REF AJU

AR201 Chiappone,A ADA Notification Act-Congress adopt REF AHH

AR202 Munoz,E/Bramnick,J Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Wk.-Oct. 10-16 REF AHH

AR203 Chiappone,A Mercury emissions-urge Presid. reduce REF AEN

AR204 Gordon,R Natl. Disab. Emp. Awareness Mo-desig Oct REF ALA



Bills Given First Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



A306 Aca (1R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+4 Individual deferred annuities-concerns



Bills Given Second Reading w/Governor's Recommendation:



A306 Aca w/GR (2R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+4 Individual deferred annuities-concerns



Co-Sponsors Added:



A939 (Blee,F; Conover,K)

A1285 (Previte,M)

A2998 (Wisniewski,J)

A3186 (Chivukula,U)

A3231 (Azzolina,J)

A3278 (Conover,K; Johnson,G)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2865 (Vas,J)

A3097 (Chivukula,U)

A3260 (Johnson,G)

A3288 (Stack,B)

A3289 (Greenstein,L)

AR159 (Dancer,R)

AR196 (Weinberg,L)



Fourth Prime Sponsor Added:



A669 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



* Effective September 23, 2004



New Jersey Citizens' Clean Elections Commission:



Assemblywoman Linda R. Greenstein (14).



The Assembly adjourned at 6:25 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, September 30, 2004. (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 Striped bass-concerns limits







Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (9/23/04):



P.L.2004, c.152. A3007 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Fisher,D+7 9/27/2004 Striped bass-concerns limits