NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for November 22, 2004



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Vol. XVI No. 46 211th Legislature First Annual Session

Assemblyman Anthony Impreveduto, of the 32nd Legislative District, has resigned.



SENATE ACTION

The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, December 6, 2004 (SESSION).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3512 Johnson,G/Voss,J Light Rail Transp. Enterprise Zone Act REF ATR

A3513 Watson Coleman,B Income tax-concerns special contrib. REF AAP

A3514 Cohen,N Food producers-concerns limited liab. REF AJU

A3515 Cohen,N Securities fraud-concerns investigations REF AFI

A3516 Biondi,P/Malone,J+5 E-Z Pass user discounts-concerns REF ATR

A3517 Caraballo,W Community Health Law Proj.-estab. rev. REF AHO

A3518 Greenstein,L Higher Ed. Master Plan Comm.-estab. REF AED

A3519 Greenstein,L/Chivukula,U Inactive comm, committees, councils-elim REF ASG

A3520 Greenstein,L Wills and estates-concerns REF AJU

A3521 Corodemus,S CHANT Food Pantry;$10K REF AFW

A3522 Holzapfel,J Fair share housing-mun. determination REF AHO

A3523 Roberts,J/Scalera,F Fire investigations, cert.-concerns REF ALP

A3524 Chiappone,A Neighborhood Community Ctrs.;$10M REF AHO

A3525 Van Drew,J/Greenstein,L+1 Sch. dist budget caps-revise calculation REF AED

A3526 Munoz,E/Bramnick,J Christopher's Law-concerns unlic driv REF ALP

A3527 Dancer,R Corrections off., co.-upgrades qualif. REF ALP

A3528 McKeon,J/Hackett,M MV offenses in sch. zone-concerns REF ALP

A3529 Van Drew,J Worker's comp.-concerns statutes REF ALA

A3530 Baroni,B Campaign ads-concerns REF ASG

A3531 Blee,F Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd REF ALP

A3532 Wisniewski,J Waterborne freight-clarifies definition REF ATR

A3533 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act REF AHH

A3534 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L Alt. to Discipline Prog., nurses-estab. REF AHH

A3535 Kean,S/Wolfe,D+1 Jury svc.-concerns REF AJU

A3536 Wisniewski,J Transp. safety-concerns REF ATR

A3537 Johnson,G/Weinberg,L+8 Prostate cancer testing-coverage REF ASG

A3538 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Dam safety-concerns REF AEN

A3539 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Homestead prop. tax reimb.-concerns REF AHO

A3540 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Co/mun emp-concerns mil leave of absence REF AMV

A3541 Greenwald,L Cultural Trust;$7.5M REF ASG

A3542 Stanley,C Sch. Constr. Review Comm.-estab. REF AED

A3543 Stanley,C Pub. sch. class-size reduct. prog;$42M REF AED

A3544 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+4 Superior Ct-estab Commercial & Tech Part REF AJU

ACR203 Munoz,E/Bramnick,J Armed Forces, deployed-prop. tax exempt REF AMV

ACR204 Vandervalk,C/McHose,A Senate Pres.-become Gov. when vacant REF ASG



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A137 Aca (1R) Green,J Child restraint, fail to use-incr. penal REP/ACA

A366 Cruz-Perez,N+10 Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M REP

A526 Aca (1R) Biondi,P/Bateman,C+1 Workers' comp.-concerns REP/ACA

A698 Aca (1R) Smith,R/Cohen,N Picture phones-concerns privacy invasion REP/ACA

A812 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L Carjacking convictions-not expunged REP/ACA

A1248 Aca (1R) Stanley,C/Payne,W Hwy. entry/exit ramps-concerns location REP

A1514 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Greenstein,L SCI-propose series of statute amendments REP/ACA

A1620 Steele,A Expungement, cert. records-concerns REP

A2097 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Diegnan,P Death, cert. mv off-AG devel. guidelines REP/ACA

A2196 Aca (1R) Cryan,J+5 Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb. REP/ACA

A2990 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J Workers' comp. pymts.-concerns REP/ACA

A3348 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Connors,C+1 SPRS-changes Bd. of Trustees memb. REP/ACA

A3349 Sires,A/Wolfe,D NJ STARS Prog.-concerns REP

A3365 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+1 MV commercial regis.-extend to 12 months REP/ACA

A3413 Aca (1R) Mayer,D/Previte,M+19 Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative REP/ACA

A3542 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Sch. Constr. Review Comm.-estab. REP/ACA

ACR69 Aca (1R) Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Transp. infrastructure-coord. w/pub util REP/ACA

ACR107 Carroll,M/Doherty,M St. repymt. of cert. debt-voter approval REP

SCR62 Sca (1R) Bark,M Transp. infrastructure-coord. w/pub util REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1933 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L Recycled products-concerns marketing REP/ACA REF AAP

A2263 Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F PFRS membership-concerns REP REF AAP

A2536 Aca (1R) Steele,A PERS-create Weights, Measures Off. Part REP/ACA REF AAP

A2599 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Greenstein,L Declaration of Independence-grave prog. REP/ACS REF AAP

A2643 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Sch. dist. monitoring-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A2694 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Steele,A PERS Prosecutors Part-concerns memb. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3340 Aca (1R) Bodine,F/Biondi,P Traffic congestion avoidance prog.-req REP/ACA REF AAP

A3482 Payne,W/Stanley,C+4 Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus. REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/ALP:



A358 Aca (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Mayer,D Child passenger restraint-liab. prot. REP/ACA REF ALP



Bills Transferred:



A488 Watson Coleman,B/Smith,R+2 Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Comm. FROM AHH TO AAP

A2812 Impreveduto,A/Scalera,F UEZ-creates in Garfield and Fairview FROM ACE TO AHO

A3154 Van Drew,J Buena Borough, Atlantic Co-auth 32nd UEZ FROM ACE TO AHO

A3156 Van Drew,J Buena Vista Twp., Atlantic Co.-auth. UEZ FROM ACE TO AHO



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A540 Myers,C/McHose,A Home-schooled students-concerns FROM AED

A1082 Johnson,G+30 Vet. benf.-broadens elig. FROM AMV

A3425 Panter,M/Morgan,R MV racetracks-concerns noise control FROM ATG



Co-Sponsors Added:



A266 (Bateman,C)

A910 (Gusciora,R)

A2133 (Chiappone,A; Smith,R)

A2757 (Corodemus,S)

A2866 AcaAa (2R) (Mayer,D)

A3346 (Weinberg,L)

A3348 Aca (1R) (Rumpf,B)

A3362 (Diegnan,P)

A3413 Aca (1R) (McKeon,J)

A3479 (Diegnan,P; Voss,J; Hackett,M; McKeon,J)

A3482 (Azzolina,J; Carroll,M)



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3365 Aca (1R) (Wisniewski,J)



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A358 Aca (1R) (Mayer,D)

A2097 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P)

A3481 (McKeon,J)

A3502 (Morgan,R)



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A358 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U)

A2097 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

A2789 (Fisher,D)

A3365 Aca (1R) (Wisniewski,J)

A3504 (Gusciora,R)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



* Effective November 22, 2004



Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Committee:



Assemblyman Peter C. Eagler, (34) Chair, to replace Assemblyman Anthony Impreveduto, resigned (32).



Note to the 11/15/2004 Digest:



Co-Sponsor Added:



Assemblyman Chiappone was inadvertently added as a co-sponsor to A908.



The Assembly adjourned at 6:35 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, December 2, 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 (11/15/04):



P.L.2004, c.157. S679 Martin,R/Allen,D+1 11/22/2004 Uniform Mediation Act-enacts

P.L.2004, c.158. S684 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Wisniewski,J+2 11/22/2004 Pub. Health Council-adds two memb.

P.L.2004, c.159. A969 AaSca (2R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+7 11/22/2004 Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery