NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for March 10, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 12 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, March 14, 2005 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3910 Chivukula,U Priv well testing-concerns REF AEN

A3911 Cohen,N Natl Guard memb killed-grants death benf REF AMV

A3912 Gordon,R/Weinberg,L Students-concerns self-admin medications REF AED

A3913 Merkt,R Juv records-creates destruction proc REF AJU

A3914 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Notaries pub-revise reg REF AJU

A3915 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Notaries pub-US cit req REF AJU

A3916 Cohen,N Natl Guard-prov group life insur REF AMV

A3917 Kean,S Thrift Savings contrib, fed emp-excl tax REF AAP

A3918 Kean,S Handicapped parking spaces-concerns REF ATR

A3919 Mayer,D Domestic viol.-concerns REF AJU

A3920 Mayer,D Haz. discharge sites, cert.-concerns REF AAN

A3921 Conaway,H Children ed rights-concerns free counsel REF AED

A3922 Conaway,H/Mayer,D Kidney disease-concerns clinical labs REF AHH

A3923 Conaway,H/Conners,J St prop-concerns sale REF ASG

A3924 Prieto,V Sewer infrastructure improv-prov grant REF AEN

A3925 Voss,J Cable tv-impose surcharge REF ATU

A3926 Weinberg,L Gov/Leg-concerns gifts REF ASG

A3927 Chatzidakis,L/McHose,A Wind easements-estab. REF AAN

A3928 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+1 Millionaire's tax-eliminate REF AAP

A3929 Chatzidakis,L/McHose,A Place-based food market-estab task force REF AAN

A3930 Chatzidakis,L/McHose,A St. bldgs.-concerns energy standards REF AEN

A3931 Morgan,R/Panter,M+2 Suicide prev-concerns instruction REF AED

A3932 Cohen,N Payroll Card Wage Prot Act REF ALA

A3933 Cohen,N Online subscription-proh auto renewal REF ACO

ACR229 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Lame-duck period-concerns rev incr REF AAP

AJR122 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Notary Pub Study Comm-creates REF AJU

AR256 Gibson,J Corrections Comm-calls for resignation REF ALP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A387 Cruz-Perez,N Constr. code inspection-concerns REP

A1075 Aca (1R) Holzapfel,J/Scalera,F Loc pub contracts-concerns receipt REP/ACA

A1424 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Caraballo,W/Steele,A+14 Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab. REP/ACA

A3427 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Green,J Mayor, borough-concerns powers REP/ACA

A3667/3836 Acs (ACS) Sires,A/Chivukula,U Air toxics surcharge-concerns REP/ACS

A3773 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Biondi,P Motor carrier regis-concerns enforcement REP/ACA

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

A3786 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G+2 Remote computing svcs-disclose cert info REP/ACA



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



A3792 Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V Limo operators-concerns REP

A3793 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Biondi,P Commercial veh.-concerns REP/ACA

A3818 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+4 Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M REP

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

ACR25 Aca (1R) Roberts,J St. constit. convention-prop. tax reform REP/ACA

AR240 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Johnson,G Prison Gang Viol. Task Force-estab. REP/ACA

AR245 Acs (ACS) Panter,M/Greenstein,L+1 SS Trust Fund-oppose restructuring REP/ACS

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

S2101 Adler,J Constr. code inspection-concerns REP

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

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

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



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A3676 Aca (1R) Sires,A Off. of Inspector General-estab. REP/ACA REF AAP

A5269 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Greenstein,L St. constit convention-prop. tax reform REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A3836 Van Drew,J/Greenwald,L+1 Air toxics surcharge-repeals COMB/W A3667 (ACS)



Bills Recommitted:



A2909 Previte,M/Stanley,C Economic devel. activities-concerns RCM ACE



Bills Transferred:



A3517 Caraballo,W/McKeon,J+1 Community Health Law Proj.-estab. rev. FROM AHO TO AAP

A3840 Johnson,G Bail bonds & enforcement agents-concerns FROM ARP TO AFI



Co-Sponsors Added:



A292 Acs (ACS) (Hackett,M) Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

A2103 (Cryan,J) Vets.-concern qualifications

A2395 (Green,J) Pregnancy/breast feeding-civil rights

A3064 (Gusciora,R) Retail food estab.-prov. cert. info.

A3587 (Azzolina,J) Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

A3750 (Gusciora,R) Gov., St. ad. or promotions-limit fds.

A3781 (Manzo,L; Johnson,G) Minimum wage-incr.

A3785 (McHose,A) St. park ranger-changes title

A3786 Aca (1R) (Rumpf,B; Bramnick,J) Remote computing svcs-disclose cert info

A3818 (Conaway,H) Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

A3833 (Gusciora,R) Advance Directive Mental Health Care Act

A3834 (Gusciora,R) Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req.

A3836 (Conaway,H) Air toxics surcharge-repeals

A3839 (Chiappone,A) Adult HS prog.-concerns St. aid

A3880 (Previte,M; Scalera,F) St. Earned Income Cred. prog.-elig.

A3881 (Previte,M; Scalera,F) Tax preparation svcs.-concerns

A3907 (Conover,K) Disab. vet. prop tax exemp-elig criteria

AR249 (McKeon,J; Scalera,F; Johnson,G) Cong. Pascrell-honors

AR254 (McKeon,J) Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2005



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A160 (Chiappone,A) Cloning of human being-crime

A1483 (McKeon,J) Diesel trucks-idling at marine terminals

A1513 (Chiappone,A) Med malpractice-concerns cert. standards

A1883 (Chiappone,A) Hosp., denying cert. admissions-proh.

A1894 (Chiappone,A) Sr. Tenant Prot. Act





Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A1932 Aca (1R) (Mayer,D) Disab. w/guide dogs-clarifies rights

A2293 (Chiappone,A) Health prof. negligence-civil action

A2428 Aca (1R) (Pou,N) Sr. Cit. Housing, Health Screening Prog

A2693 Aca (1R) (Voss,J) Lung cancer in women activities;$75K

A3265 (Malone,J) Mileage reimb.-set at IRS rate

A3773 Aca (1R) (Biondi,P) Motor carrier regis-concerns enforcement

A3792 (Prieto,V) Limo operators-concerns

A3793 Aca (1R) (Biondi,P) Commercial veh.-concerns

A3907 (Blee,F) Disab. vet. prop tax exemp-elig criteria



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2580 (Manzo,L) NJ-COBRA-estab.

A2913 (Bateman,C) Late charge collection-concerns

A3753 (Gusciora,R) Elected off.-concerns forfeiture of benf

A3796 Aca (1R) (Pou,N) Sr. cit. resid. lease-early termination

AJR109 (Stanley,C) WWII, 60th anniversary of end-commem.

AR245 Acs (ACS) (McKeon,J) SS Trust Fund-oppose restructuring



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3753 (Vas,J) Elected off.-concerns forfeiture of benf

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



Note to the 3/7/2005 Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A3835 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Agric. commodities, perishable-concerns REP * NOT * REF AAP



The Assembly adjourned at 5:20 P.M. to meet again on Monday, March 14, 2005 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (03/07/05):



P.L.2005, c.42. A516 AcaAaSca (3R) Watson Coleman,B/Caraballo,W+7 3/8/2005 Energy efficiency standards-concerns