NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for February 3, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 5 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Allison E. Accurso, of Ringoes.



TO BE A WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGE:

Mark S. Sininsky, of Lakewood.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Allison E. Accurso, of Ringoes.



Nominations Corrected Copy:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TRANSIT CORPORATION:

Honorable Kenneth E. Pringle, of Belmar, to replace John L. McGoldrick, Esq., *NOT* to replace Flora Castillo.



Bills Introduced:



S2301 Connors,L Liquor store lic.-concerns hearing REF SLP

S2302 Ciesla,A CAFRA coastal ctrs.-concerns REF SEN

S2303 Ciesla,A Chimney sweeps-reg. req. REF SCM

S2304 Ciesla,A Sr cit, disab-exemp, realty transfer fee REF SCU

S2305 Rice,R Loc. housing auth. jurisdiction-concerns REF SCU

S2306 Ciesla,A Wireless phones while driv.-penal. REF SLP

S2307 Ciesla,A+3 Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern REF SCU

S2308 Ciesla,A Patient records-proh. charging REF SHH

S2309 Sarlo,P Hall of Fame-estab. REF SEG

S2310 Coniglio,J Special ed. students-concerns REF SED

S2311 Sweeney,S/Adler,J Vessel haz substance discharge-incr liab REF SEN

S2312 Scutari,N UEZA, joint-auth. desig. REF SEG

SR90 Ciesla,A Winter flounder-rescind limit rule REF SEN



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2730 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Stender,L/Cohen,N+5 Human trafficking-concerns victims REP/SCA

A3247 Van Drew,J+2 Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid REP

S484 Buono,B/Adler,J Emp. physical fitness benf-bus tax cred. REP

S1848/1877 Scs (SCS) Gill,N Human trafficking-concerns victims REP/SCS

S1990 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Gill,N+2 Overcrowding-auth. addl. fines REP/SCA

S1998 Sca (1R) Inverso,P Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab. REP/SCA





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



S2008 Asselta,N Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid REP

S2112 Sca (1R) Gill,N/Rice,R+4 Sr. cit. resid. lease-early termination REP/SCA

S2160 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Karcher,E Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative REP/SCA

S2167 Adler,J/Gill,N Health benf.-cert. dependents, cert. emp REP

S2207 Karcher,E/Bucco,A Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. REP

S2215 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Persons on parole-concerns voting rights REP/SCA

S2230 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Adler,J Prop. tax exemp.-concerns REP/SCA

S2243 Rice,R Abandoned prop.-concerns REP

S2254 James,S/Connors,L Tort Claims Law-clarifies pub. entities REP

SCR40 Connors,L Prop. improvements, cert.-tax exemp. REP

SR89 Gormley,W/Kavanaugh,W+5 Chertoff, Michael-honors nomination REP



Bills Combined:



S1877 Inverso,P/Lance,L+3 Human trafficking-estab. new crime COMB/W S1848 (SCS)



Bills Referred/SBA:



S484 Buono,B/Adler,J Emp. physical fitness benf-bus tax cred.

S2160 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Karcher,E Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative

S2230 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Adler,J Prop. tax exemp.-concerns

SCR40 Connors,L Prop. improvements, cert.-tax exemp.



Bills Transferred:



A2478 AcaAaAs (AS) Chivukula,U Sewerage auth., cert. charges-concerns FROM SBA TO SEN



Bills Received from Assembly/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



A3746 McKeon,J Budget message-change date March 1, 2005



Co-Sponsors Added:



S285 (Buono,B)

S710 Sca (1R) (Baer,B)

S846 (Rice,R)

S2112 Sca (1R) (Madden,F; James,S; Connors,L; Asselta,N)

S2239 (Bark,M)

S2278 (Littell,R)



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S2112 Sca (1R) (Rice,R)

S2252 (Buono,B)

S2254 (Connors,L)

S2263 (Karcher,E)



Co-Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



S2302 (Adler,J)



The Senate adjourned at 5:55 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 7, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).







ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, February 7, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/31/2005):



None