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for February 14, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 7 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Allison E. Accurso, of Ringoes.



TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES:

Fred Martin Jacobs, M.D., J.D., of Short Hills, to replace Clifton R. Lacy, M.D., resigned.



TO BE THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT:

Thomas D. Carver, Esq., of Allenwood, to replace Kevin P. McCabe, resigned.



Bills Introduced:



S2336 Ciesla,A Prop transfer fees-concerns REF SCU

S2337 Sarlo,P/Kenny,B Electronic security sys-concerns REF SCM

S2338 Karcher,E Unemp benf-concerns REF SLA

S2339 Karcher,E Temp disab benf-proh cert pymts REF SLA

S2340 Ciesla,A Crimes against children-upgrades penal. REF SJU

S2341 Kavanaugh,W/Coniglio,J Unemp benf-concerns cert disqual REF SLA

S2342 Doria,J/Buono,B Asian Amer. Study Foundation-estab. REF SSG

S2343 Bark,M/Kavanaugh,W Wind farm fac.-concerns REF SEN

S2344 Doria,J/Asselta,N Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act REF SCU

SJR56 Kean,T Eating Disorders Awareness Day-Feb 27 REF SHH



Motions:



A1500 Greenstein,L/Panter,M+13 Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern To Sa (Inverso) Lost (16-19)



Bills Passed:



A569 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J+4 Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns (35-1)

A779 AcsAcs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Weinberg,L+34 Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients (35-0)

A1514 AcaAcaSa (3R) Conaway,H/Greenstein,L+4 SCI-propose series of statute amendments (35-0)

A1559 Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+5 Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est (36-0)

A1816 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Johnson,G+6 Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy (35-0)

A1985 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+3 Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions (35-0)

A2482 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Gusciora,R+7 Mercury switches-end-of-life veh. (36-0)

A2989 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Diegnan,P+3 Casino industry-concerns reg. (35-1)

A3746 McKeon,J+1 Budget message-change date March 1, 2005 (36-0)

AJR58 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+2 Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area (34-0)

S144/A492 ScaSSAa (SS/1R) Bryant,W/Allen,D+3 Physician-cultural competency training (36-0)

S646 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Turner,S Teacher cert.-concerns (33-2)

S728 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Palaia,J Rental, resid. prop.-concerns (23-10)

S1387/1389/1410 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Coniglio,J+1 Polling place accessibility-improve (36-0)

S1453 Palaia,J Sch. dist. bonds-concerns interest rate (37-0)

S1508 Littell,R Wildcat Rock Shelter brook-concerns name (35-0)



Bills Passed: (cont'd)



S1668 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Turner,S/Vitale,J+7 Emerg. contraception-sex assault victim (33-0)

S1815 Aca (1R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+22 St. FF Assn.-revise governing statute (36-0)

S1856 Kyrillos,J Mun emerg mgmt coordinator-concerns appt (35-0)

S1863 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Lance,L Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants (36-0)

S1940 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Life insur. viatical settlement-reg. (35-1)

S1963 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Gill,N+1 Fire safety in high-rises-concerns (36-0)

S1989 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Madden,F Motor carrier regis-concerns enforcement (36-0)

S1998 Sca (1R) Inverso,P Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab. (35-0)

S2065 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+6 Minimum wage-incr. (26-10)

S2101 Adler,J Constr. code inspection-concerns (35-0)

S2180 Kavanaugh,W St.-owned prop-concerns use restrictions (35-0)

S2202 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Doria,J Blding. restrictions, cert. lands-waive (33-0)

S2206 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Bark,M+1 Council on Armed Forces-expand memb (36-0)

S2207 Karcher,E/Bucco,A Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. (36-0)

S2313 Bryant,W/Coniglio,J+1 Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M (35-0)

S2314 Scutari,N/Bark,M+1 Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M (35-0)

SJR38 Kean,T+1 Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day-March 6 (35-0)

SR52 Bark,M Black boxes, emerg veh-feasibility study (Voice)

SR89 Gormley,W/Kavanaugh,W+5 Chertoff, Michael-honors nomination (Voice)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A2566 AcaScaSa (3R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G+1 Private investigators-revise law (32-0) (Sarlo)

A2730 AcsScaSa (ACS/2R) Stender,L/Cohen,N+5 Human trafficking-estab. crime (33-0) (Gill)

S693 Sa (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E+1 Cigarette sales-proh Internet/mail-order (29-0) (Vitale)

S1684 Sa (1R) Codey,R Sudden death in infancy-concern research (32-0) (Codey)

S1753 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Vitale,J/Sarlo,P+1 Pharmaceutical wholesale distrib-concern (32-0) (Sarlo)

S1848/1877 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Gill,N/Inverso,P+4 Human trafficking-estab. crime (33-0) (Gill)

S2243 Sa (1R) Rice,R Abandoned prop.-concerns (33-0) (Rice)



Bills Substituted:



A569 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J+4 Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns SUB FOR S1324 (1R)

A779 AcsAcs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Weinberg,L+34 Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients SUB FOR S880 (SCS/1R)

A1500 Greenstein,L/Panter,M+13 Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern SUB FOR S2052

A1514 AcaAcaSa (3R) Conaway,H/Greenstein,L+4 SCI-propose series of statute amendments SUB FOR S537 (3R)

A1559 Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+5 Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est SUB FOR S710 (1R)

A1816 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Johnson,G+6 Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy SUB FOR S2185 (1R)

A1985 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+3 Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions SUB FOR S685 (1R)

A2482 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Gusciora,R+7 Mercury switches-end-of-life veh. SUB FOR S1292 (1R)

A3746 McKeon,J+1 Budget message-change date March 1, 2005 SUB FOR S2295

AJR58 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+2 Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area SUB FOR SJR55

S537 ScaSaSa (3R) Vitale,J/Codey,R SCI-propose series of statute amendments SUB FOR A1514 (3R)

S685 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions SUB BY A1985 (1R)

S710 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Turner,S+1 Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est SUB BY A1559

S880 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Turner,S/Kavanaugh,W+4 Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients SUB BY A779 (ACS)

S1292 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Buono,B+3 Mercury switches-end-of-life veh. SUB BY A2482 (1R)

S1324 Sa (1R) Buono,B Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns SUB BY A569 (2R)

S2052 Codey,R+10 Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern SUB BY A1500

S2185 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Sweeney,S+2 Safe Return Prog-estab loc police policy SUB BY A1816 (1R)

S2295 Kenny,B Budget message-change date March 1, 2005 SUB BY A3746

SJR55 Turner,S Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area SUB BY AJR58



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S749 Turner,S Unemp. Comp. Direct Deposit Prog.-estab. FROM SLA



Bills Recommitted:



S2085 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Lance,L Emerg. Health Powers Act RCM SHH







Co-Sponsors Added:



S144/A492 ScaSSAa (SS/1R) (Turner,S; Madden,F) Physician-cultural competency training

S294 (Buono,B) Retir. income-incr income tax exclusions

S365 (Ciesla,A) DYFS-concerns staffing standards

S366 (Ciesla,A) DYFS-adjust caseworkers' office hours

S368 (Ciesla,A) Child abuse, neglect-specialized units

S369 (Ciesla,A) Work First NJ Prog.-child in foster care

S495 (Ciesla,A) Child Abuse/Neglect Task Force-concerns

S846 (Doria,J) Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd.

S880 ScsSca (SCS/1R) (Allen,D) Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients

S1387/1389/1410 Scs (SCS) (Allen,D) Polling place accessibility-improve

S1490 (Rice,R) Land Use Court-creates

S1668 ScsAca (SCS/1R) (Madden,F) Emerg. contraception-sex assault victim

S1848/1877 ScsSa (SCS/1R) (Allen,D) Human trafficking-estab. crime

S1939 (Bark,M) Ambulatory care fac.-concerns tax

S1975 (Bark,M; Lance,L) Stewardship of forests-concerns

S2065 Scs (SCS) (Turner,S; Madden,F; Bryant,W; Baer,B) Minimum wage-incr.

S2079 (Madden,F) Mil. memb.-exemp., realty transfer fees

S2142 (Scutari,N) Gifted Disab. Community Needs Study Comm

S2185 Sca (1R) (Allen,D) Safe Return Prog-estab loc police policy

S2188 (Karcher,E) Mandated health benf. bills-concerns

S2217 (Karcher,E) Hist. preserv., central NJ;$6.435M

S2236 Sca (1R) (Karcher,E; Asselta,N) Family Health Care Coverage Act

S2251 (Asselta,N) DHSS-Clinical Trials Registry, creates

S2278 (Asselta,N) Sch. dist. budget-concerns

S2299 Sca (1R) (James,S; Rice,R) Taxicab law-revises

S2309 (Adler,J) Hall of Fame-estab.

S2313 (Allen,D) Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

S2330 (Doria,J) Billy's Law-concerns special ed students



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



SR57 (Littell,R) Mil. bases in NJ-urge Cong. to keep open



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S363 (Ciesla,A) Comprehensive Child Abuse Prev Act-amend

S640 (Buono,B) Voter regis.-permits at polling place

S646 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Teacher cert.-concerns

S710 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

S844 (Turner,S) Charter sch. fac. aid-concerns

S1882 (Doria,J) Teachers-salary guide and schedule

S1937 (Asselta,N) Contract bidding req.-concerns

S2016 (Rice,R) Common Interest & Homeowners' Assn. Act

S2202 Sca (1R) (Doria,J) Blding. restrictions, cert. lands-waive

S2251 (Buono,B) DHSS-Clinical Trials Registry, creates

S2265 (Singer,R) Standardbred horsemen-concern comp insur

S2297 (Gill,N) St. flood control proj.-concerns costs

SJR51 (Karcher,E) Early Intervention Wk.-third wk. of May

SR57 (Littell,R) Mil. bases in NJ-urge Cong. to keep open

SR87 (Madden,F) Double hulled tankers-refiners use



Co-Sponsors Added To Bills Substituted:



A569 AcaAa (2R) (Buono,B) Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns

A779 AcsAcs (ACS) (Allen,D; Turner,S; Kavanaugh,W; Inverso,P; Vitale,J; Smith,B) Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients

A1500 (Scutari,N; Girgenti,J; Gill,N; Turner,S; Lesniak,R; Buono,B; Vitale,J; Adler,J; Baer,B; Codey,R; Karcher,E) Camp.

contrib, cert bus entities-concern

A1514 AcaAcaSa (3R) (Vitale,J; Codey,R) SCI-propose series of statute amendments

A1559 (Baer,B; Rice,R; Turner,S) Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

A1816 Sca (1R) (Madden,F; Sweeney,S; Buono,B; Allen,D) Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy

A1985 Aca (1R) (Vitale,J; Karcher,E) Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

A3746 (Kenny,B) Budget message-change date March 1, 2005

A2482 Aca (1R) (Buono,B; Madden,F; Adler,J; Sweeney,S; Coniglio,J) Mercury switches-end-of-life veh.

AJR58 (Turner,S) Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area



The Senate adjourned at 5:36 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 28, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3771 Stanley,C African Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. REF ASG

A3779 Stack,B/Manzo,L+1 Blding. restrictions, cert. lands-waive REF AHO

A3784 Barnes,P DOC investigators-attend police training REF ALP

A3785 Barnes,P St. park ranger-changes title REF ALP

A3786 Barnes,P Remote computing svcs-disclose cert info REF ALP

A3787 Burzichelli,J Air toxics surcharge-expand tax cred REF AEN

A3788 Cohen,N Umbilical cord blood-concerns donation REF AHH

A3789 Cohen,N Umbilical cord blood;$90K REF AHH

A3790 Kean,S Striped bass-changes limits REF AAN

A3791 Blee,F/Conover,K Harassment prev., pub. sch.-concerns REF AED

A3792 Wisniewski,J Limo operators-concerns REF ATR

A3793 Wisniewski,J Commercial veh-concerns REF ATR

A3794 Fisher,D Commerce & Econo Growth Comm-concerns REF ACE

A3795 Manzo,L Health insur registry-estab. REF AHH

A3796 Diegnan,P/Bramnick,J Sr. cit. resid. lease-early termination REF AHO

A3797 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Mun court-concerns fees REF AJU

A3798 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Light or heat prov-clarifies law REF ATU

A3799 Conners,J Vet. prop. tax exemp.-extends to co-op. REF AHO

A3801 Merkt,R Gov/Leg-file fed tax return copy w/ELEC REF ASG

A3802 Wisniewski,J Life, Health Insur Guaranty Assoc-expand REF AFI

A3803 Weinberg,L Planning, zoning bd. memb.-prov educ req REF AHO

A3804 Chiappone,A/Manzo,L Learning Through Listening Prog.-estab. REF AED

A3805 Pou,N/Quigley,J Vital records-emp background check req REF AHS

A3806 Quigley,J/Pou,N Vital records dissemination-estab REF AHS

A3807 Chiappone,A St wide 1st responder bldg map info sys REF ALP

A3808 Manzo,L Terrorist activity-train inspectors REF AHS

A3809 McKeon,J Social Svcs Student Loan Redemption Act REF AHH

A3810 Van Drew,J/Scalera,F+11 Working dogs-concerns cert. access REF ALP

A3811 Cohen,N Unemp benf-concerns cert disqual REF ALA

A3812 Wisniewski,J Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns REF ALA

A3813 Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P VCCB assessments-incr. REF AJU

A3814 Greenstein,L+2 Crime victims attorneys-incr fees REF AJU

A3815 Greenstein,L/Barnes,P+2 Settlements, judgments-concerns liens REF AJU

A3816 Sires,A Exec. Branch emp.-concerns negotiations REF ALA

A3817 Sires,A SHBP-concerns elected off participation REF ALA

A3818 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+3 Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M REF AAN

A3819 Wisniewski,J St Treasurer-concerns cert contracts REF ASG

A3820 Wisniewski,J Witnesses, out-of-st-concerns REF AJU

A3821 Wisniewski,J St contracting process-makes changes REF ASG

A3822 Wisniewski,J/Green,J Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M REF AAN

A3823 Stanley,C Sch. dist. self-insur. groups-concerns REF AED

ACR224 Kean,S Co prosecutors' off-remain co emp REF AJU

AR243 Chivukula,U Tsunami contrib-appreciation to Cong REF AFR

AR244 Eagler,P/Van Drew,J Congressman Smith-commends REF AFR



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A722 Aca (1R) Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+1 PAAD beneficiaries-concerns REP/ACA

A762 Aca (1R) Cohen,N+1 Real prop relating to terrorism-concerns REP

A1400 Conners,J/Conaway,H Suppl Annuity Collective Trust-concerns REP

A1478/1482 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Wisniewski,J+2 Intermodal chassis-concerns REP/ACA

A2161 Diegnan,P/Fisher,D+1 Organ donation info.-high ed. instit. REP

A2407 Greenwald,L/Conners,J Haz. material carriers-DRPA off. inspect REP

A2764 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Quigley,J+1 Interscholastic athletic prog-concerns REP/ACA

A2980 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/McHose,A+4 Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police REP/ACA

A3024 Wolfe,D+1 Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns REP

A3573 Payne,W Amistad Comm.-concerns work REP

A3674 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Wisniewski,J+2 Ferries-concerns operation REP/ACA

A3690 Aca (1R) Smith,R CDS-clarifies statute REP/ACA

A3705 Aca (1R) Voss,J+1 St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns REP/ACA



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



A3706 Chivukula,U Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. REP

A3707 Conners,J/Johnson,G Armed Forces Council-change purpose/memb REP

A3736 Aca (1R) Smith,R Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays REP/ACA

A3737 Hackett,M Alzheimer's registry-concerns REP

A3742 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Gibson,J CAFRA coastal ctrs.-concerns REP/ACA

A3771 Stanley,C African Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. REP

A3775 Stanley,C Amistad Comm.-incr. no. of legislators REP

A3781 Sires,A/Panter,M Minimum wage-incr. REP

A3783 Aca (1R) Panter,M Temp disab benf-proh cert pymts REP/ACA

A3805 Pou,N/Quigley,J Vital records-emp background check req REP

A3806 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Pou,N Vital records dissemination-estab REP/ACA

A3815 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Barnes,P+2 Settlements, judgments-concerns liens REP/ACA

ACR211 Fisher,D/Previte,M+1 Emerg. food prog.-funding grants REP

ACR215 Aca (1R) Conaway,H Voting Rights Act-commem. 40th anniv. REP/ACA

AJR72 Oliver,S/McKeon,J Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. REP

AJR87 Van Drew,J/Mayer,D+1 Salute To Hospitalized Vet. Wk.-Feb. 14 REP

AR221 Kean,S/Bateman,C Tuskegee Airmen-recognizes 60th anniv. REP

AR233 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Pou,N+1 Medicare Part D, drug plan-auto-enroll REP/ACA

AR237 Previte,M Congenital Heart Awareness Day-Feb. 14 REP

S1419 Martin,R Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns REP

SJR19 Turner,S+1 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A193 Aca (1R) Previte,M/Scalera,F+23 Firefighters w/cancer-workers' comp. REP/ACA REF AAP

A847 Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P+1 Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies REP REF AAP

A1424 Acs (ACS) Caraballo,W/Steele,A+13 Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab. REP/ACS REF AAP

A2010 Cryan,J+6 Gang ed. seminars-concerns REP REF AAP

A2702 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P+2 Hepatitis-criminal defendants testing REP/ACA REF AAP

A2931 Diegnan,P/Conners,J+4 PERS-concerns reenrollment REP REF AAP

A3345 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Bateman,C+1 Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants REP/ACA REF AAP

A3474 Cryan,J/Johnson,G Sheriff's fees, arrest warrants-incr. REP REF AAP

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

A3813 Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P VCCB assessments-incr. REP REF AAP

A3814 Greenstein,L+2 Crime victims attorneys-incr fees REP REF AAP

A3818 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+3 Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M REP REF AAP

A3822 Wisniewski,J/Green,J Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M REP REF AAP



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:



A1514 AcaAcaSa (3R) Conaway,H/Greenstein,L+4 SCI-propose series of statute amendments

A1816 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Johnson,G+6 Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S646 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Turner,S Teacher cert.-concerns REF AED

S728 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Palaia,J Rental, resid. prop.-concerns REF AHO

S1387/1389/1410 Scs (SCS) Connors,L/Coniglio,J+1 Polling place accessibility-improve REF ASI

S1453 Palaia,J Sch. dist. bonds-concerns interest rate REF AED

S1508 Littell,R Wildcat Rock Shelter brook-concerns name REF AAN

S1856 Kyrillos,J Mun emerg mgmt coordinator-concerns appt REF ALP

S1863 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Lance,L Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants REF AAN

S1940 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Life insur. viatical settlement-reg. REF AFI

S1963 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Gill,N+1 Fire safety in high-rises-concerns REF AHO

S1989 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Madden,F Motor carrier regis-concerns enforcement REF ATR

S2101 Adler,J Constr. code inspection-concerns REF AHO

S2180 Kavanaugh,W St.-owned prop-concerns use restrictions REF ASG

S2202 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Doria,J Blding. restrictions, cert. lands-waive REF AHO

S2313 Bryant,W/Coniglio,J+1 Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M REF AAP

S2314 Scutari,N/Bark,M+1 Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M REF AAP









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



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

S2065 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Vitale,J+6 Minimum wage-incr.

S2206 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Bark,M+1 Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

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

SJR38 Kean,T+1 Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day-March 6



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A532 Myers,C Transfer devel. rights-auth. mun. FROM AAN



Co-Sponsors Added:



A266 (Pou,N) Retir. income-incr income tax exclusions

A398 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

A693 (Gordon,R) Pub emp-proh unilateral term changes

A722 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) PAAD beneficiaries-concerns

A847 (Previte,M) Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A989 (Kean,S) Vet benf.-extends cert. elig.

A1096 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Child-prot. window guards-concerns

A1478/1482 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Chivukula,U) Intermodal chassis-concerns

A2010 (Manzo,L) Gang ed. seminars-concerns

A2015 (McHose,A) Training academy in DYFS-estab.

A2103 (Kean,S) Vets.-concern qualifications

A2180 (Voss,J) MV restricted use lic.-concerns

A2627 (Panter,M; Morgan,R) Voting machines-produce paper record

A2644 (Chiappone,A) Patient infections-hosp. report info.

A2702 Aca (1R) (Connors,C; Carroll,M) Hepatitis-criminal defendants testing

A3024 (Scalera,F) Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns

A3326 (Greenwald,L; McHose,A) Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

A3345 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants

A3379 (Manzo,L) Small emp. health benf coverage-concerns

A3471 AcaAca (2R) (Manzo,L) BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue

A3479 (Previte,M) Sch. dist. budget cap adjustments-revise

A3523 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

A3526 (Barnes,P) Christopher's Law-concerns unlic driv

A3586 (Chiappone,A; Greenwald,L) Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

A3625 (Van Drew,J; Johnson,G; Manzo,L; Cruz-Perez,N) Billy's Law-concerns special ed students

A3630 (Chatzidakis,L) Ambulatory care fac.-concerns tax

A3648 (Manzo,L) Health benf. coverage-extend

A3650 (Vas,J; Chiappone,A; Steele,A; Hackett,M) Smart growth areas-concerns permits

A3673 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Abandoned prop.-concerns

A3674 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Manzo,L) Ferries-concerns operation

A3677 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

A3681 (McHose,A; Manzo,L) Fetal homicide-creates offense

A3691 (McKeon,J) Minimum wage-incr.

A3704 (Diegnan,P; Manzo,L; Blee,F; Vas,J) AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581

A3705 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns

A3723 (Chiappone,A) Amer Red Cross donations, St emp-concern

A3724 Aca (1R) (Thompson,S; Azzolina,J; Caraballo,W) Family Health Care Coverage Act

A3725 (Azzolina,J) Vet's tax deduction-extends

A3733 (Manzo,L) Price gouging-proh. during st. of emerg.

A3759 (Manzo,L) Health benf. coverage, extended-concerns

A3780 (Manzo,L) Pub contracts-concerns

A3814 (Connors,C; Carroll,M) Crime victims attorneys-incr fees

A3815 Aca (1R) (Carroll,M; Connors,C) Settlements, judgments-concerns liens

A3818 (Gibson,J; Carroll,M; Connors,C) Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

AR233 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Medicare Part D, drug plan-auto-enroll



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3650 (Panter,M) Smart growth areas-concerns permits







Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A847 (Diegnan,P) Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A1075 (Scalera,F) Loc pub contracts-concerns receipt

A2702 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P) Hepatitis-criminal defendants testing

A2407 (Conners,J) Haz. material carriers-DRPA off. inspect

A3630 (Bodine,F) Ambulatory care fac.-concerns tax

A3654 (Gibson,J) Vet. Memorial Hwy.-Rt. 55

A3667 (Chivukula,U) Air toxics surcharge-concerns

A3739 (Weinberg,L) PFRS memb., cert-extends mand retir. age

A3781 (Panter,M) Minimum wage-incr.



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A777 (Manzo,L) Smoking in cert. pub. premises-concerns

A847 (Gusciora,R) Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A1922 (Gusciora,R) Guardianship law-amends

A2764 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C) Interscholastic athletic prog-concerns

A3038 (Van Drew,J) Police-concern cert training/hiring cost

A3473 (Chivukula,U) Streamlined Sales and Use Tax-conforms

A3501 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Emerg. Health Powers Act

A3650 (Panter,M) Smart growth areas-concerns permits

A3684 (Van Drew,J) Clinical Trials Registry in DHSS-creates

A3704 (Gusciora,R) AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581

A3745 (Van Drew,J) TPAF, cert-extend St-pd health care benf

A3781 (Gordon,R) Minimum wage-incr.

ACR100 (Greenstein,L) Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A847 (Barnes,P) Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A2627 (Greenstein,L) Voting machines-produce paper record

A3459 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Police Training Comm.-concerns memb.

A3501 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Emerg. Health Powers Act

A3544 (Gusciora,R) Superior Ct-estab Commercial & Tech Part

A3781 (Greenstein,L) Minimum wage-incr.



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3781 (Egan,J) Minimum wage-incr.



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3781 (Caraballo,W) Minimum wage-incr.



Seventh Prime Sponsors Added:



A3781 (Stanley,C) Minimum wage-incr.



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



* Effective February 3, 2005



Medical Care Availability Task Force:



Paul Anzano, Esq., of Hopewell.

Julie A. McCormick, of Long Valley.









The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



* Effective February 10, 2005



New Jersey Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect:



Assemblyman Eric Munoz (21).



The Assembly Speaker has made the following re-appointment:



* Effective February 10, 2005



New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs:



Angelo Moressi, of Cedar Grove.



The Assembly adjourned at 7:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 24, 2005 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A569 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J+4 Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns

A779 AcsAcs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Weinberg,L+34 Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients

A1559 Payne,W/Watson Coleman,B+5 Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

A1985 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Vandervalk,C+3 Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

A2482 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Gusciora,R+7 Mercury switches-end-of-life veh.

A2989 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Diegnan,P+3 Casino industry-concerns reg.

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

AJR58 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+2 Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area

S144/A492 ScaSSAa (SS/1R) Bryant,W/Allen,D+3 Physician-cultural competency training

S1668 ScsAca (SCS/1R) Turner,S/Vitale,J+7 Emerg. contraception-sex assault victim

S1815 Aca (1R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+22 St. FF Assn.-revise governing statute



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/7/2005):



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