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Vol. XVII No. 8 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION

The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, February 28, 2005 (QUORUM and SESSION, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).

ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced:



A3824 Bateman,C Crime victims' rights-concerns REF AJU

A3825 Greenwald,L Tax doc.-concerns filing methods REF AAP

A3826 Greenwald,L Income tax deadlines-concerns REF AAP

A3827 Greenwald,L Homestead prop tax rebate-clarify claims REF AAP

A3828 Barnes,P Bounty Hunter Lic. Act REF ALP

A3829 Eagler,P Pub. accountants-concerns lic. REF ARP

A3830 Gibson,J Natl. Guard-reimb. life insur. premiums REF AMV

A3831 McHose,A Income tax cred.-allows one-time REF ABU

A3832 McHose,A Sr. cit. earned income cap.-elim. REF ASI

A3833 Fisher,D/Conaway,H+10 Advance Directive Mental Health Care Act REF AHH

A3834 Fisher,D+7 Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req. REF ABU

A3835 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Agric. commodities, perishable-concerns REF AAN

A3836 Van Drew,J/Greenwald,L Air toxics surcharge-repeals REF AAP

A3837 Mayer,D/Voss,J Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates REF ALA

A3838 Baroni,B+1 Natl. Guard memb.-vol income tax contrib REF AMV

A3839 Quigley,J/Johnson,G+1 Adult HS prog.-concerns St. aid REF AED

A3840 Johnson,G Bail bonds & enforcement agents-concerns REF ARP

A3841 Gusciora,R Motorbus crimes-concerns REF AJU

A3843 Scalera,F/Greenstein,L TDI benf.-concerns calculation REF ALA

A3844 Greenstein,L/Van Drew,J Unemp. benf.-concerns REF ALA

A3845 Egan,J/Burzichelli,J Temp. disab. benf. offsets-concerns REF ALA

AR245 Panter,M/Greenstein,L+1 SS Trust Fund-oppose restructuring REF AFR

AR246 Eagler,P US armed forces, cert.-citizenship REF AMV

AR247 Pou,N HIV Infection, 50 yrs & Older Day-May 27 REF ASI

AR248 Merkt,R Elected off., various-concerns censuring REF ASG

AR249 Quigley,J/Pou,N Cong. Pascrell-honors REF AHS



Motions:



A3442 O'Toole,K/Baroni,B+1 Camp. contrib.-concerns 24 hour notice Rule 12:6 (O'Toole)



Bills Passed:



A306 Aca w/GR (2R) Vandervalk,C/Cohen,N+5 Individual deferred annuities-concerns (74-0-0)

A1478/1482 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Wisniewski,J+2 Intermodal chassis-concerns (50-19-6)

A1514 AcaAcaSa (3R) Conaway,H/Greenstein,L+4 SCI-propose series of statute amendments (74-0-0)

A1816 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Johnson,G+11 Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy (73-0-0)

Bills Passed: (cont'd)



A1860 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Chivukula,U+5 Wood/paper products-concern St contracts (74-0-0)

A2275 Greenwald,L/Watson Coleman,B+1 Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg (52-19-3)

A2391 Greenwald,L/Bodine,F+4 Interscholastic athletic prog.-concerns (74-0-0)

A2404 Cohen,N/Vas,J+5 Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch (73-0-0)

A2660 Voss,J/Previte,M+5 Domestic viol. pub. awareness campaign (74-0-0)

A2976 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Manzo,L+4 Behavioral health care svcs.-concerns (74-0-0)

A3058 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Stack,B+4 Aircraft rental-photo ID req. (74-0-0)

A3317 Aa (1R) Eagler,P/Biondi,P+1 Marriage/family therapist-revise req. (74-0-0)

A3354 Acs (ACS) Weinberg,L+1 Neonatal jaundice-concerns (74-0-0)

A3523 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Scalera,F+5 Fire investigations, cert.-concerns (74-0-0)

A3561 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Sires,A+1 Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation (41-29-4)

A3602 Aa (1R) Sires,A/Voss,J+3 Traffic calming measures-rds. near sch. (72-0-2)

A3673 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Green,J+3 Abandoned prop.-concerns (70-2-2)

A3674 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Wisniewski,J+3 Ferries-concerns operation (58-13-2)

A3705 Aca (1R) Voss,J/Greenstein,L+6 St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns (74-0-0)

ACR100 Sires,A/Watson Coleman,B+5 Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office (73-1-1)

ACR215 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Stanley,C+3 Voting Rights Act-commem. 40th anniv. (73-1-0)

AR215 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Diegnan,P+4 Voc. and Tech. Ed.-Assembly Task Force (72-0-0)

S250 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Girgenti,J+33 Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl. (74-0-0)

S682 Scs (SCS) Martin,R/McNamara,H Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab. (74-0-0)

S781 ScaAca (2R) Madden,F/Girgenti,J+5 Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns (74-0-0)

S1086 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Adler,J+2 Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb. (73-1-0)

S1139 Littell,R/Coniglio,J+16 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf (74-0-0)

S1294 ScaAca (2R) Coniglio,J/Scalera,F Residential fire safety-concerns (65-8-1)

S1674 Gill,N/Cohen,N HMO-concerns risk based capital req. (74-0-0)

S1752 Sca (1R) Baer,B/McKeon,J Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions (73-0-1)

S2067 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Turner,S+7 Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern (57-12-4)

S2206 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Bark,M+3 Council on Armed Forces-expand memb (74-0-0)

S2207 Karcher,E/Bucco,A+4 Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. (74-0-0)

SJR19 Turner,S/Oliver,S+4 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. (74-0-0)



Bills Substituted:



A802 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/McKeon,J Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab. SUB BY S682 (SCS)

A1603 AcaAa (2R) Fisher,D/Cohen,N+29 Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl. SUB BY S250 (1R)

A2116 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Manzo,L Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules SUB BY S1314 (3R)

A2340 Aa (1R) Roberts,J/Van Drew,J+2 Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb. SUB BY S1086 (1R)

A2441 McHose,A/Greenstein,L+6 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf SUB BY S1139

A2907 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Manzo,L HMO-concerns risk based capital req. SUB BY S1674

A3063 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L+3 Pupil transp. contracts-concerns SUB BY S1298 (2R)

A3432 Acs (ACS) Scalera,F/Johnson,G Residential fire safety-concerns SUB BY S1294 (2R)

A3455 McKeon,J/Cohen,N Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions SUB BY S1752 (1R)

A3551/2034 Acs (ACS) Voss,J/Mayer,D+5 Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns SUB BY S781 (2R)

A3677 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Watson Coleman,B+6 Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern SUB BY S2067 (SCS)

A3706 Chivukula,U+4 Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. SUB BY S2207

A3707 Conners,J/Johnson,G+2 Armed Forces Council-change purpose/memb SUB BY S2206 (1R)

AJR72 Oliver,S/McKeon,J+3 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. SUB BY SJR19

S250 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Girgenti,J+33 Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl. SUB FOR A1603 (2R)

S682 Scs (SCS) Martin,R/McNamara,H Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab. SUB FOR A802 (ACS)

S781 ScaAca (2R) Madden,F/Girgenti,J+5 Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns SUB FOR A3551/2034 (ACS)

S1086 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Adler,J+2 Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb. SUB FOR A2340 (1R)

S1139 Littell,R/Coniglio,J+16 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf SUB FOR A2441

S1294 ScaAca (2R) Coniglio,J/Scalera,F Residential fire safety-concerns SUB FOR A3432 (ACS)

S1298 ScaSaAa (3R) Sarlo,P/Bucco,A+4 Pupil transp. contracts-concerns SUB FOR A3063 (1R)

S1314 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) Buono,B/Cohen,N+1 Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules SUB FOR A2116 (1R)

S1674 Gill,N/Cohen,N HMO-concerns risk based capital req. SUB FOR A2907 (1R)

S1752 Sca (1R) Baer,B/McKeon,J Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions SUB FOR A3455

S2067 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Turner,S+7 Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern SUB FOR A3677 (1R)

S2206 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Bark,M+3 Council on Armed Forces-expand memb SUB FOR A3707

S2207 Karcher,E/Bucco,A+4 Mil. fac.-devel. notification req. SUB FOR A3706

SJR19 Turner,S/Oliver,S+4 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr. SUB FOR AJR72



Bills Returned Second Reading/Substitute:



A2998 AcaAs (AS) Scalera,F/Van Drew,J+1 Emerg. svcs. volunteer veh.-concerns (Scalera)





Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A366 Aa (1R) Cruz-Perez,N/Gordon,R+10 Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M (Cruz-Perez)

A698 AcaAa (2R) Smith,R/Cohen,N Picture phones-concerns privacy invasion (Smith)

A2795 AcaAa (2R) Diegnan,P/Mayer,D+4 Higher ed instit-add 2 emp, governing bd (Diegnan)

A2980 AcaAa (2R) Cryan,J/McHose,A+4 Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police (Cryan)

A3186 AcaAa (2R) Conaway,H/Smith,R+4 SPCA-reorg. (Conaway)

A3417 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Johnson,G Plant closings, cert-prenotification req (Van Drew)

A3439 AcaAa (2R) Cohen,N+1 Managed care plans-concerns providers (Cohen)

A3759 Aa (1R) Cohen,N/Johnson,G+1 Health benf. coverage, extended-concerns (Cohen)

AJR105 Aa (1R) Diegnan,P/Munoz,E+3 Smart Freight RR Study Comm.-creates (Diegnan)

S320 AcaAa (2R) Bark,M/Kyrillos,J+1 Main Street NJ Advis. Bd.-incr. memb. (Chatzidakis)

S1298 ScaSaAa (3R) Sarlo,P/Bucco,A+4 Pupil transp. contracts-concerns (Greenstein)

S1314 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) Buono,B/Cohen,N+1 Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules (Cohen)



Bills Transferred:



A1622 Steele,A/Chivukula,U+1 Tech. Procurement Study Comm.-estab. FROM ASG TO ACE

A2133 Gusciora,R/Manzo,L+36 St. contracts-concerns emp. FROM ASG TO ALA

A3318 Wisniewski,J RR police operations-concerns penal. FROM ALP TO ATR

A3667 Sires,A/Chivukula,U Air toxics surcharge-concerns FROM AEN TO AAP



Co-Sponsors Added:



A118 (Biondi,P) Abbott dist.-concerns St. aid

A130 (Biondi,P) St. death taxes-concerns cred allowed

A131 (Biondi,P) Realty transfer fee-clarifies law

A257 (Biondi,P) St-funded ads-proh. Gov appearance

A306 Aca w/GR (2R) (Conaway,H) Individual deferred annuities-concerns

A478 (Cryan,J; Conners,J; Conaway,H) Vet. Home Health Care Demo. Prog.;$1M

A635 (Gordon,R) PFRS memb., cert.-death, disab. benf.

A693 (Greenstein,L) Pub emp-proh unilateral term changes

A722 (Conover,K; Blee,F) PAAD beneficiaries-concerns

A738 (Conners,J) Firearm trafficking network-concerns

A847 (Connors,C; Rumpf,B) Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A914 (Cryan,J) Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A1285 (Cryan,J) Vet. prop. tax deductions-extend elig.

A1424 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L; Oliver,S) Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab.

A1603 AcaAa (2R) (Watson Coleman,B; Johnson,G) Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

A1816 Sca (1R) (Scalera,F; Manzo,L; Greenstein,L; Eagler,P; Conners,J) Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy

A1835 (Wisniewski,J; Stack,B) Vet., 100% disab.-prop. tax exemp. elig.

A1860 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Conners,J; Conaway,H) Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2006 (Manzo,L) Individual Health Coverage Prog.-concern

A2010 (Wisniewski,J) Gang ed. seminars-concerns

A2084 (Biondi,P) Comprehensive Anti-Nepotism Act

A2171 (Vas,J; Barnes,P) Uniform crime reporting sys.-concerns

A2180 (Johnson,G) MV restricted use lic.-concerns

A2275 (Vas,J) Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg

A2338 (Manzo,L) Zoning ordinances-concerns contents

A2340 Aa (1R) (Manzo,L) Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

A2360 (Johnson,G) PFRS-incr. cert. memb. benefits

A2391 (Vas,J; Conners,J) Interscholastic athletic prog.-concerns

A2404 (Chivukula,U; Eagler,P; Greenstein,L; Conners,J) Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch

A2416 (Bodine,F) Mil. death benf.-prov. to survivors

A2441 (Watson Coleman,B; Wisniewski,J; Conaway,H) Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

A2586 (Cryan,J) Vet. benefits elig.-extend

A2644 (Diegnan,P) Patient infections-hosp. report info.

A2660 (Stack,B; Eagler,P; Conners,J; Stanley,C) Domestic viol. pub. awareness campaign

A2702 Aca (1R) (Rumpf,B) Hepatitis-criminal defendants testing

A2764 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Interscholastic athletic prog-concerns

A2913 (Diegnan,P; Eagler,P) Late charge collection-concerns

A2976 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Conners,J; Conaway,H) Behavioral health care svcs.-concerns

A3058 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L; Eagler,P; Conaway,H) Aircraft rental-photo ID req.

A3063 Aca (1R) (Conover,K; Blee,F) Pupil transp. contracts-concerns

A3064 (Panter,M; Morgan,R; Barnes,P; Smith,R) Retail food estab.-prov. cert. info.

A3099 (Chiappone,A) Leukemia, Lymphoma Society-vol. contrib.

A3265 (Greenstein,L) Mileage reimb.-set at IRS rate







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3317 Aa (1R) (Hackett,M) Marriage/family therapist-revise req.

A3326 (Smith,R) Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

A3354 Acs (ACS) (Chivukula,U) Neonatal jaundice-concerns

A3523 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Chivukula,U; Conners,J; Conaway,H) Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

A3551/2034 Acs (ACS) (Greenstein,L; Conaway,H) Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

A3602 Aa (1R) (Eagler,P; Gordon,R) Traffic calming measures-rds. near sch.

A3625 (Voss,J; Chivukula,U) Billy's Law-concerns special ed students

A3632 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Sexual viol. training-concerns

A3650 (Gordon,R; Voss,J) Smart growth areas-concerns permits

A3673 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Conners,J) Abandoned prop.-concerns

A3674 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P) Ferries-concerns operation

A3677 Aca (1R) (Stack,B; Vas,J) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

A3678 (Voss,J; Cruz-Perez,N) Law Against Discrim.-amends

A3680 Aa (1R) (Diegnan,P; Pou,N) Sch. dist. budget-concerns

A3687 (Diegnan,P; Stack,B) Acupuncturists-revise statutes

A3705 Aca (1R) (Eagler,P; Conners,J; Mayer,D; Conaway,H; Gordon,R) St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns

A3706 (Morgan,R; Greenstein,L; Panter,M; Conners,J) Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

A3707 (Greenstein,L; Conaway,H) Armed Forces Council-change purpose/memb

A3723 (Johnson,G) Amer Red Cross donations, St emp-concern

A3724 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G; Conaway,H) Family Health Care Coverage Act

A3750 (Chivukula,U; Green,J; Diegnan,P) Gov., St. ad. or promotions-limit fds.

A3781 (McKeon,J) Minimum wage-incr.

A3790 (Manzo,L) Striped bass-changes limits

A3809 (Conners,J; Conaway,H) Social Svcs. Student Loan Redemption Act

A3813 (Connors,C; Rumpf,B) VCCB assessments-incr.

A3814 (Rumpf,B) Crime victims attorneys-incr. fees

A3815 Aca (1R) (Rumpf,B) Settlements, judgments-concerns liens

A3833 (Oliver,S; Conners,J; Barnes,P; Stender,L;Diegnan,P; Green,J; Voss,J; Cryan, J; Cruz-Perez,N; Sires,A) Advance Directive Mental Health Care Act

A3834 (Diegnan,P; Chivukula,U; Cryan,J; Vas,J; Barnes,P; Voss,J; Cruz-Perez,N) Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req.

A3838 (Gibson,J) Natl. Guard memb.-vol income tax contrib

ACR51 (Biondi,P) St. Govt.-concerns operating expenses

ACR52 (Biondi,P) Tobacco settlement bonds-voter approval

ACR53 (Biondi,P) Pub. emp. benf.-concerns cert. contrib.

ACR54 (Biondi,P) Attorney General-elective office

ACR100 (Conners,J; Stack,B; Conaway,H; Eagler,P; Chivukula,U) Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office

ACR127 (Biondi,P) Elective pub off.-proh. holding multiple

ACR147 (Rumpf,B; Connors,C) Statue of Liberty-desig. anthem

ACR215 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B; Eagler,P; Conners,J) Voting Rights Act-commem. 40th anniv.

ACR218 (Biondi,P; Gibson,J; Bodine,F; O'Toole,K; Rooney,J; McHose,A; Chatzidakis,L) Prop. relief/reform-special Leg.

session

ACR221 (Biondi,P) St. govt. operating expenses-estab cap.

AJR72 (Manzo,L; Eagler,P; Conners,J) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.

AR215 Aca (1R) (Conners,J; Chivukula,U; Dancer,R) Voc. and Tech. Ed.-Assembly Task Force

AR227 (Scalera,F; Conners,J; Conaway,H; Pou,N; Eagler,P; Oliver,S; Steele,A; Gusciora,R; Prieto,V) Passaic Riv.

Restoration Initiative

AR245 (VanDrew,J) SS Trust Fund-oppose restructuring



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A292 (Watson Coleman,B) Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

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

A3606 (Panter,M) Fishing, hunting-clarify auth. to reg.



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A366 Aa (1R) (Gordon,R) Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M

A648 (Van Drew,J) Sch. bus safety-concerns standards

A738 (Greenstein,L) Firearm trafficking network-concerns

A802 Acs (ACS) (McKeon,J) Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

A1264 (Stack,B) Barbering/hairstyling-create limited lic

A1355 (Blee,F) Sch. bd. travel expense-concerns

A1615 (Quigley,J) Police off. promotions-concerns

A1860 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2010 (Stanley,C) Gang ed. seminars-concerns

A2907 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) HMO-concerns risk based capital req.









Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2913 (Wisniewski,J) Late charge collection-concerns

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

A3182 (Manzo,L) Diesel engine emissions-concerns reg.

A3237 (Egan,J) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

A3427 (Green,J) Mayor, borough-concerns powers

A3433 (Watson Coleman,B) UEZ bus., relocate-reimb. General Fd.

A3449 (Cohen,N) MV window tinting, cert.-incr. penal.

A3568 (Stanley,C) Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd.

A3673 Aca (1R) (Green,J) Abandoned prop.-concerns

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

A3737 (Voss,J) Alzheimer's registry-concerns

A3743 (Cohen,N) Health care claims reimb.-concerns

A3778 (Vas,J) St. trooper classes-estab. dedicated aid

A3789 (Azzolina,J) Umbilical cord blood;$90K

ACR215 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C) Voting Rights Act-commem. 40th anniv.

ACR221 (Munoz,E) St. govt. operating expenses-estab cap.

AJR111 (Pou,N) Older Americans Mo.-desig. May



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A118 (Munoz,E) Abbott dist.-concerns St. aid

A366 Aa (1R) (Voss,J) Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M

A663 (Johnson,G) Mentally ill offenders-estab. prog.

A1355 (Conover,K) Sch. bd. travel expense-concerns

A1835 (Van Drew,J) Vet., 100% disab.-prop. tax exemp. elig.

A1860 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2407 (Mayer,D) Haz. material carriers-DRPA off. inspect

A3024 (Stanley,C) Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns

A3163 (Vas,J) Special auto insur policies-concern elig

A3178 (Vas,J) Auto insur policies, special-expand elig

A3395 (Watson Coleman,B) Corp. bus. tax-net operating loss deduct

A3429 (Cohen,N) Funeral-prov. domestic partner rights

A3432 Acs (ACS) (Stack,B) Residential fire safety-concerns

A3523 (Wisniewski,J) Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

A3563 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Health ctrs., federally qual.-concerns

A3678 (Weinberg,L) Law Against Discrim.-amends

A3705 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns

A3721 (Gordon,R) Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line-concerns

A3833 (Weinberg,L) Advance Directive Mental Health Care Act

A3835 (VanDrew,J) Agric. commodities, perishable-concerns

A3837 (Previte,M) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

A3843 (Cohen,N) TDI benf.-concerns calculation

AJR72 (Hackett,M) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1424 Acs (ACS) (Hackett,M) Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab.

A1860 Aca (1R) (Voss,J) Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2764 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Interscholastic athletic prog-concerns

A3484 (Vas,J) UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

A3523 (Stack,B) Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

A3544 (Russo,D) Superior Ct-estab Commercial & Tech Part

A3674 Aca (1R) (Stack,B) Ferries-concerns operation

A3835 (Gibson, J) Agric. commodities, perishable-concerns

A3836 (Burzichelli,J) Air toxics surcharge-repeals

A3837 (Biondi,P) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

AR215 Aca (1R) (Oliver,S) Voc. and Tech. Ed.-Assembly Task Force



Fourth Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3504 (Stender,L) Devel. proj., cert.-concerns approval

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









Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A292 (Watson Coleman,B) Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

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

A3512 (Gordon,R) Light Rail Transp. Enterprise Zone Act

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

A3674 (Gordon,R) Ferries-concerns operation

Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3781 (Vas,J) Minimum wage-incr.



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S250 Sca (1R) (Azzolina,J; Cruz-Perez,N; Eagler,P; Previte,M; Barnes,P; Burzichelli,J; Caraballo,W; Chivukula,U; Conaway,H;

Conners,J; Cryan,J; Diegnan,P; Egan,J; Green,J; Greenstein,L; Hackett,M; Impreveduto,A; McKeon,J; Payne,W; Quigley,J;

Steele,A; Stender,L; Van Drew,J; Wisniewski,J; Manzo,L; Mayer,D; Thompson,S; Watson Coleman,B; Johnson,G) Mil. personnel

housing-income tax excl.

S781 ScaAca (2R) (Pou,N; Vas,J; Bramnick,J; Greenstein,L; Conaway,H) Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

S1086 Sca (1R) (Vas,J; Manzo,L) Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

S1139 (Gusciora,R; Diegnan,P; Cruz-Perez,N; Watson Coleman,B; Wisniewski,J; Conaway,H) Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1298 ScaSaAa (3R) (Scalera,F; Conover,K; Blee,F) Pupil transp. contracts-concerns

S2067 Scs (SCS) (McKeon,J; Gusciora,R; Gordon,R; Manzo,L; Stack,B; Vas,J) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

S2206 Sca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Conaway, H) Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

S2207 (Morgan,R; Greenstein,L; Panter,M; Conners,J) Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

SJR19 (Manzo,L; Eagler,P; Conners,J) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S250 Sca (1R) (Fisher,D) Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

S682 Scs (SCS) (Gusciora,R) Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

S781 ScaAca (2R) (Voss,J) Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

S1086 Sca (1R) (Roberts,J) Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

S1139 (McHose,A) Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1294 ScaAca (2R) (Scalera,F) Residential fire safety-concerns

S1298 ScaSaAa (3R) (Greenstein,L) Pupil transp. contracts-concerns

S1314 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) (Cohen,N) Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules

S1674 (Cohen,N) HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

S1752 Sca (1R) (McKeon,J) Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions

S2067 Scs (SCS) (Sires,A) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

S2206 Sca (1R) (Conners,J) Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

S2207 (Chivukula,U) Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

SJR19 (Oliver,S) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S250 Sca (1R) (Cohen,N) Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

S682 Scs (SCS) (McKeon,J) Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

S781 ScaAca (2R) (Mayer,D) Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

S1086 Sca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

S1139 (Greenstein,L) Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1294 ScaAca (2R) (Johnson,G) Residential fire safety-concerns

S1314 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) (Manzo,L) Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules

S1674 (Manzo,L) HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

S1752 Sca (1R) (Cohen,N) Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions

S2067 Scs (SCS) (Watson Coleman,B) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

S2206 Sca (1R) (Johnson,G) Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

SJR19 (McKeon,J) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S781 ScaAca (2R) (Munoz,E) Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

S1139 (Conners,J) Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1294 ScaAca (2R) (Stack,B) Residential fire safety-concerns





Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted: (cont'd)



S2067 Scs (SCS) (Green,J) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

SJR19 (Hackett,M) Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S2067 Scs (SCS) (Hackett,M) Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



* Effective February 3, 2005



Medical Care Availability Task Force:



George J. Ciechanowski, M.D. FCCP, of Glen Ridge.

E. Drew Britcher, Esq., of Morris Plains.



The Assembly adjourned at 6:30 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 28, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



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

A1816 Sca (1R) Cryan,J/Johnson,G+11 Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy

S250 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Girgenti,J+33 Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

S682 Scs (SCS) Martin,R/McNamara,H Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

S1086 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Adler,J+2 Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

S1139 Littell,R/Coniglio,J+16 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1674 Gill,N/Cohen,N HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

S1752 Sca (1R) Baer,B/McKeon,J Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions

S2067 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Turner,S+7 Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

S2206 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Bark,M+3 Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

S2207 Karcher,E/Bucco,A+4 Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

SJR19 Turner,S/Oliver,S+4 Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/14/2005):



P.L.2005, c.31. A2989 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Diegnan,P+3 2/17/2005 Casino industry-concerns reg.

P.L.2005, c.32. A3746 McKeon,J+1 2/17/2005 Budget message-change date March 1, 2005