NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for September 30, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 36 211th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, October 4, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3306 Wisniewski,J/Vas,J Tree stumps and debris-pub util pay cost REF ATU

A3307 Blee,F Needle exchange prog-estab. demo REF AHH

A3308 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Voc sch, priv-notice req before closing REF AED

A3309 Previte,M Equine rehab prog-creates REF ALP

A3310 Sires,A/Gordon,R St. police recruit class, addl.;$5M REF AHS

A3311 Pennacchio,J Highlands Region-concerns REF AEN

A3312 Pennacchio,J Higher ed incr in tuition, fees-concerns REF AED

A3313 Pennacchio,J Fed. Thrift Savings Fd. contrib.-concern REF AAP

A3314 Baroni,B Priv. communities-annual reimb. pymts. REF AHO

A3315 Pennacchio,J Town council memb. lic. plate-auth. REF ATR

ACR192 Cohen,N Gov-concerns office terms REF ASG

ACR193 Weinberg,L Pub. Health, Env. & Agric. Lab.-approves REF AAP

AJR113 Wisniewski,J Next Generation St Trans Policy Comm REF ATR

AR205 Pennacchio,J/Voss,J Fed. tax cuts, temp.-make permanent REF AFR

AR206 Pennacchio,J Internet access taxes-permanent ban REF AFR

AR207 Pennacchio,J Pres. Bush's judicial nominees-support REF AJU



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A338 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G+4 Child product safety-concerns REP/ACA

A649 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Roberts,J Traffic control preemption device-reg. REP/ACA

A695 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Chivukula,U Pedestrians-yield to emerg. veh. REP/ACA

A771 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Chatzidakis,L+2 Pesticide Use Reduction Recognition Act REP/ACS

A1309 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Hackett,M Essex Co. Bd of Ed. Emp.-incr. vet benf. REP/ACA

A1744 Aca (1R) Thompson,S/Azzolina,J Toll monitoring sys reports-concerns REP/ACA

A1925 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Cohen,N Child support-req past cert. age, disab. REP/ACA

A1992 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Previte,M Adoptions, foreign countries-concerns REP/ACA

A2204/2892 Acs (ACS) McHose,A+5 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf. REP/ACS

A2605 Aca (1R) Stender,L/Bramnick,J Crosswalks-failure to yield, incr. penal REP/ACA

A2771 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Stack,B Traffic signals-concerns REP/ACA

A2795 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Mayer,D+4 St. colleges-adds two emp. to trustee bd REP/ACA

A2957 Scalera,F/Van Drew,J Pub. sch. dist emerg aid vol-pd time off REP

A3018 Dancer,R Continuing care retir. community-concern REP

A3042 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Egan,J Contractors-concerns use of St. fds. REP/ACS

A3058 Aca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Stack,B+1 Aircraft rental-photo ID req. REP/ACA

A3077 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M REP

A3157 Cryan,J/Greenstein,L Kean Univ.;$537,965 REP

A3227 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Quigley,J+1 Confidential secure fac-background check REP/ACA



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



A3299/3240/3242 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J Wireless phones in mv-estab. fine REP/ACS

ACR178 Quigley,J War on terror prisoners-adhere cert prov REP

AR55 Van Drew,J Agent Orange Mo, October, 2204-proclaims REP

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

S434 Littell,R/Buono,B+1 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf. REP

S1012 Sca (1R) Codey,R Essex Co. Bd of Ed. Emp.-incr. vet benf. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A805 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R Env. responsible co.-DEP estab. list REP/ACA REF AAP

A2482 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Gusciora,R+1 Mercury switches-remove, scrapped veh. REP/ACA REF AAP

A2750 Greenstein,L/Stanley,C Sr. cit. stabilization aid-concerns REP REF AAP

A2869/3093 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+3 Elderly adults-reg. court-appt guardians REP/ACS REF AAP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



Bills Combined:



A2892 Conners,J/Conaway,H+1 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf. COMB/W A2204 (ACS)

A3093 Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+4 Elderly adult guardianship-concerns COMB/W A2869 (ACS)

A3240 Dancer,R Wireless phone while driv.-penalty COMB/W A3299/3242 (ACS)

A3242 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Wireless phone while driv.-penalty COMB/W A3299/3240 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



S556/600/748 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Allen,D+2 Female contraceptives-insur. cover FROM AFI TO AHH



Co-Sponsors Added:



A292 (Morgan,R; Panter,M)

A318 (Gordon,R)

A666 (Azzolina,J)

A693 (Chiappone,A)

A1302 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R)

A1631 (Gordon,R)

A2063 (Gordon,R)

A2157 (Gordon,R)

A2196 (Gordon,R)

A2204/2892 Acs (ACS) (Mayer,D; Vas,J; Voss,J)

A2319 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R)

A2328 (Smith,R)

A2660 (Gordon,R)

A2672 (Mayer,D)

A2711 (Gordon,R)

A2795 Aca (1R) (Vas,J)

A2818 (Sires,A)

A3072 (Conover,K)

A3196/2339/2356/ 2905 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R)

ACR171 (Mayer,D; Smith,R)









Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A649 Aca (1R) (Roberts,J)

A695 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A1992 Aca (1R) (Previte,M)

A2750 (Stanley,C)

A3241 (Fisher,D)

A3245 (Greenstein,L)

A3310 (Gordon,R)

ACR1 (Watson Coleman,B)

AR205 (Voss,J)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A878 (Johnson,G)

A1309 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C)

A1818 (Blee,F)

A2630 Aca (1R) (Panter,M)

A2768 (Stack,B)

A2941 (Gordon,R)

A3278 (Diegnan,P)

A3310 (Voss,J)



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1818 (Conover,K)

A3201 (Weinberg,L)

A3278 (Munoz,E)

A3310 (Scalera,F)



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:

A3310 (Quigley,J)



Note to the 03/04/2004 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A2452 Gusciora,R Black bear hunting-concerns REF AEN *NOT * AAN



Note to the 05/03/2004 Digest:



Bills Introduced:





A2634 Chiappone,A Black bear hunting-proh. for 5yrs.;$95K REF AEN * NOT* AAN



The Assembly adjourned at 6:00 P.M. to meet again on Monday, October 4, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (09/27/04):



None