NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for June 9, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 21 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD ON CARNIVAL AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY:

William H. Gehlhaus, Esq., of Atlantic Highlands.

Nancy L. Sheridan, of Clark, to replace Eugene Deutsch.

Lucy A. Murphy, of Lake Hopatcong.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTIC COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

William J. Polistina, of Galloway Township.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE TERRITORIAL RATING PLAN ADVISORY COMMISSION:

Jane Golden, of Trenton.

Lisa J. Pollak, Esq., of Morristown, to replace Patrick Haveron.

Raymond Kramkowski, Esq., of Westfield, to replace Cyndi Bowman, Esq.

Paul K. Sutor, CPCU, of Annandale, to replace James Coleman, resigned.

Ronald J. Zaleski, FCAS, of Andover.

Leonard T. Guarini, of Middletown.

Thomas J. DeFalco, of Ewing.

Deborah Dickens-Hunter, of Bridgewater.

John K. Tiene, of Burlington, to replace Carl Sornson.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BURLINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

John L. Aloi, of Mount Holly.

George N. Nyikita, of Edgewater Park.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Patrick Finley, of Vineland.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE AND RARITAN CANAL COMMISSION:

Alison E. Mitchell, of Stockton, to replace Caroline Armstrong.

Mayor David Del Vecchio, of Lambertville, to replace John Weingart, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HIGHLANDS WATER PROTECTION AND PLANNING COUNCIL:

Freeholder Valerie Vainieri Huttle, of Englewood.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HUDSON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Jodi Drennan, of Jersey City.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL:

Robert B. Abel, Ph.D., of Shrewsbury.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MERIT SYSTEM BOARD:

Margaret E.L. Howard, of Whitehouse Station.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MONMOUTH COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Wayne C. Pomanowski, of Colts Neck.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MORRIS COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Anthony J. Crecco, of East Hanover.





Nominations Received and Referred to SJU: (cont'd)



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY ELECTION LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION:

Honorable Theodore Z. Davis, JSC, RET., of Camden.

Jerry F. English, Esq., of Summit.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY RACING COMMISSION:

Edward R. McGlynn, Esq., of Point Pleasant Beach.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL:

Marina Maier, of Far Hills, to replace Patricia Maynard.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AUTHORITY:

Michael R. DuPont, Esq., of Red Bank, to replace Harry Larrison, Jr., deceased.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PASSAIC COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Ernest James Scheidemann, of Clifton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PINELANDS COMMISSION:

Betty Wilson, of Burlington.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Victor A. Fortkiewicz, Esq., of Bloomfield, to replace Gail Brady.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ROWAN UNIVERSITY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Juanita Johnson-Clark, of Lawnside.

Virginia Rowan Smith, of Moorestown, to replace Keith Campbell.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SALEM COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

G. Christopher Connor, of Salem.

Brenda H. Hall, of Woodstown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH JERSEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY:

Jeffery A. April, Esq., of Ocean City, to replace James M. Dwyer.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ATHLETIC CONTROL BOARD:

Stephen W. Katz, Esq., of Livingston.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE:

Robert J. Matarazzo, of Belvidere, to replace Peter Melick.

Noble F. McNaughton, of Tabernacle, to replace Neva Moore.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE INVESTMENT COUNCIL:

Anthony P. Terracciano, of Sea Girt.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE PLANNING COMMISSION:

Kenneth Albert, P.E.,P.P., of Englewood, to replace Peter Lazaropoulos.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THOMAS A. EDISON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Ida B. Hammond, of Willingboro.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

David A. Lance, of Stewartsville, to replace Ann Stone, resigned.

Jane M. Santini, of Columbia.

Robert Moore, of Hackettstown, to replace William Rockafellow.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Carla Temple, Esq., of West Orange.



TO BE A WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGE:

William Lake, of Pennington.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CAPE MAY COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Lu Ann Wowkanech, of Ocean City.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DRUG UTILIZATION REVIEW BOARD:

Judith B. Pollachek, Ph.D., of Califon.





Nominations Reported from Committee: (cont'd)





TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COUNCIL:

Michael L. Gentoso, of Bridgewater, to replace Maria Ramirez.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Lou Sebastiani, CPA, of Gibbstown.

Rocco Anthony Ficara, of Woodbury.

John J. Gentile, of Paulsboro.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HUDSON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Angelo M. Valente, of Hoboken.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE HUNTERDON COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

James A. Harkness, of Stockton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY HISTORIC TRUST:

Daniel T. Campbell, Ph.D., of Somers Point, to replace Barbara H. Irvine, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXPOSITION AUTHORITY:

Michael J. Neglia, of Harrington Park, to replace Barbara Sobel.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY AND HAIRSTYLING:

Elaine Contessa Haroldson, of Whiting.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SOMERSET COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Michael R. Kalafer, of Bridgewater.

John F. Guerrera, of Somerville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION:

Arcelio Aponte, of Piscataway, to replace Ann Dillman.

Kathleen A. Dietz, of Hillsborough.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL PLANNERS:

Rosalee M. Keech, of Montville.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE SUSSEX COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Constance S. Flanagan, of Sparta.

Austin V. Carew, of Highland Lakes.

Nancy E. McCabe, of Newton.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THOMAS A. EDISON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Nicholas L. Carnevale, of Skillman.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE VETERANS' SERVICES COUNCIL:

Daniel Weiss, of Bricktown.

Raymond L. Zawacki, of Fords.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE WARREN COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

Walter S. Orcutt, of Blairstown.



TO BE A WORKERS' COMPENSATION JUDGE:

Diana Ferriero, of Old Tappan.



TO BE CO-CHAIR OF THE NEW JERSEY TASK FORCE ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT:

Martin A. Finkel, D.O., of Cherry Hill.



TO BE THE DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS:

Kimberly S. Ricketts, M.ED., of Highland Park, to replace Reni Erdos, resigned.



Nominations Corrected Copies:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

John Mullaney, Jr., of Middletown *NOT* Eatontown.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE MONMOUTH COUNTY BOARD OF TAXATION:

John E. Westlake, of Red Bank *NOT* Highlands.





Bills Introduced:



S2594 Allen,D Jessica Lunsford Act REF SLP

S2595 Inverso,P Pedophile crimes-student pamphlets REF SLP

S2596 Kean,T Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-redefines role REF SCU

S2597 Doria,J Prescription drug sales-concerns REF SHH

S2599 Doria,J PFRS memb.-extends mandatory retir. age REF SSG

S2600 Doria,J Mun., co. util. auth.-waive mv regis fee REF STR

S2601 Doria,J Workplace Viol. Safety Act REF SLA

S2602 Doria,J Tax amnesty, St.-estab REF SBA

S2603 Scutari,N/Girgenti,J Police Training Comm.-concerns memb. REF SLP

S2604 Gormley,W/Adler,J Firearms ammunition purch.-concerns REF SLP

S2605 Vitale,J Flavored tobacco products-proh. sale REF SHH

S2606 Vitale,J Med. examiner sys.-creates REF SHH

S2608 Turner,S Teaching staff memb.-concerns emp. REF SED

S2611 Karcher,E/Scutari,N Trucks viol. rt. ordinances-incr. fines REF STR

S2612 Smith,B Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits REF SEN

S2631 Madden,F/Smith,B Farmland preserv. devel. easement prog. REF SEG

S2632 Smith,B/Lance,L Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M REF SEG

S2633 Turner,S Farmland preserv., nonprofit org;$5.015M REF SEG

S2634 Sweeney,S Farmland preserv. purposes;$46.225M REF SEG

S2635 Karcher,E/Bryant,W Farmland preserv., co. and mun;$31.415M REF SEG

S2636 Lesniak,R SPCA-reorg. REF SEG

S2640 Sarlo,P Open space acquisition;$65.822M REF SEN

S2641 Coniglio,J Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$25.289M REF SEN

S2642 Karcher,E/Turner,S Open space acquisition, central NJ;$16M REF SEN

S2643 Sweeney,S/Madden,F Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$13.845M REF SEN

S2644 Rice,R Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$26.7M REF SEN

S2645 Kenny,B Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$150K REF SEN

S2649 Codey,R/Buono,B+3 Life sciences research fac.-auth. finan. REF SBA

SR104 Kyrillos,J/Karcher,E+1 Fort Monmouth-concerns base closure list REF SLP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A396 Van Drew,J/Fisher,D+4 Sch. buses-concerns REP

A662 AcaSca (2R) Blee,F/Wolfe,D+7 Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity REP/SCA

A1925 AcaSca (2R) Weinberg,L/Cohen,N+5 Child support-req past cert. age, disab. REP/SCA

A2510 Sca (1R) Van Drew,J/Chiappone,A+1 Clerk, co.-auth to act as loc. registrar REP/SCA

A2641 AcaSca (2R) Greenwald,L/Manzo,L+2 St. col., univ. contracts-concerns REP/SCA

A2768 AaSca (2R) Cohen,N/Diegnan,P+1 Identity theft statute-expand definition REP/SCA

A3227 AcaSca (2R) Burzichelli,J/Quigley,J+3 Confidential secure fac-background check REP/SCA

A3785 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Van Drew,J+2 St. park ranger-changes title REP

A3991 Sires,A/Roberts,J+2 Teaching staff memb.-concerns emp. REP

S28 Sca (1R) Gill,N/Bryant,W Help Amer. Vote Act, 2002-implement prov REP/SCA

S29/2463 Scs (SCS) Gill,N/Turner,S Voting machines-produce paper record REP/SCS

S30/2461 Scs (SCS) Gill,N/Bryant,W Voter's bill of rights-concerns REP/SCS

S322 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Kavanaugh,W Fees charged to loc. units-concerns REP/SCA

S614 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Vitale,J Child support-req past maj. age, disab. REP/SCA

S869 Sca (1R) Turner,S Nannies-crim. background checks REP/SCA

S976/2395 Scs (SCS) Bark,M Absentee ballots-concerns canvassing REP/SCS

S1162 Sca (1R) Bucco,A/Martin,R Community Hope, Inc.;$50K REP/SCA

S1543 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Kenny,B St. col., univ. contracts-concerns REP/SCA

S1760 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Lance,L Div. of Banking-estab special purpose fd REP/SCA

S1888/1901 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J Confidential secure fac-background check REP/SCS

S1889/1929 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Madden,F+2 Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring REP/SCS

S1914/2154/2155 /2440/2441/2524 Scs (SCS) Turner,S+1 Consumer credit reports-concerns REP/SCS

S2023 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Patient med. records-concerns REP/SCA

S2144 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Scutari,N+3 Christopher's Law-concerns unlic driv REP/SCA

S2256 Sca (1R) Turner,S Unsafe bldg.-auth. mun. judges REP/SCA

S2262 Sca (1R) Gormley,W Sch. bus driv.-wear/display photo id REP/SCA

S2272 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Sweeney,S+2 St. park ranger-changes title REP/SCA

S2279 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Buono,B+1 Polysomnography Practice Act REP/SCA

S2285 Sca (1R) Allen,D Mental health fac.-concerns St. prop. REP/SCA

S2320/2501 Scs (SCS) Kyrillos,J Anhydrous ammonia-concerns REP/SCS

S2322 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Connors,L+2 Prop. tax appeals-concerns REP/SCA

S2361 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Vitale,J Special ed. svcs.-concerns cert. info. REP/SCA

S2372 Asselta,N Correctional fac.-concerns St. aid REP

S2379 Sca (1R) Allen,D/Girgenti,J Police off, retired-concerns firearms REP/SCA

S2387 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Voter regis. deadline-changes REP/SCA

S2389 Bryant,W Elections, cert. mun.-conduct by mail REP

S2393/2462 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W Voting, voter penal.-incr. REP/SCS

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





S2394 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Voter regis. form-concerns REP/SCA

S2396/2465 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W/Gill,N Elections-notification, training REP/SCS

S2401 Bryant,W Election recounts-concerns REP

S2402/1297/550 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W President primary election-prov separate REP/SCS

S2408 Sca (1R) Baer,B Pub. accountants-concerns lic. REP/SCA

S2421 Sarlo,P/Buono,B Lottery terminals-Meadowlands Racetrack REP

S2424 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Cardinale,G Dept of Banking, Insur-enforcement power REP/SCA

S2434 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A Natl. Guard memb.-vol income tax contrib REP/SCA

S2455 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Vitale,J+4 Fed medicaid waivers-concern devel disab REP/SCS

S2479 Sca (1R) McNamara,H/Madden,F Underground storage tank closures-finan. REP/SCA

S2519 Adler,J/Martin,R Advance directives-concerns REP

S2520 Adler,J/Martin,R Advance directives-concerns REP

S2567 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Madden,F Health clubs-req. defibrillators REP/SCA

S2577 Karcher,E St. recreation and conservation;$75M REP

S2580 Sca (1R) Asselta,N Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity REP/SCA

S2586 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Buono,B Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP/SCA

S2587 Smith,B Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns REP

S2588 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Coniglio,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REP/SCA

S2608 Turner,S Teaching staff memb.-concerns emp. REP

SCR133 Buono,B Env. Infrastructure Trust-approve plan REP

SJR52 Singer,R/Buono,B Leukemia Lymphoma Awareness Mo.-Sept. REP

SR71 Connors,L Obesity-higher ed. instit. estab ed prog REP

SR102 Adler,J+2 Gas oxygen content req.-submit waiver REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



S28 Sca (1R) Gill,N/Bryant,W Help Amer. Vote Act, 2002-implement prov

S29/2463 Scs (SCS) Gill,N/Turner,S Voting machines-produce paper record

S869 Sca (1R) Turner,S Nannies-crim. background checks

S1760 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Lance,L Div. of Banking-estab special purpose fd

S1889/1929 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/Madden,F+2 Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring

S2322 Sca (1R) Rice,R/Connors,L+2 Prop. tax appeals-concerns

S2372 Asselta,N Correctional fac.-concerns St. aid

S2402/1297/550 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W President primary election-prov separate

S2577 Karcher,E St. recreation and conservation;$75M

S2586 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Buono,B Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S2587 Smith,B Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns

S2588 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Coniglio,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans



Bills Combined:



S550 Vitale,J Primary election, 2004-changes date COMB/W S2402/1297 (SCS)

S1297 Adler,J Presidential primary-estab. separate COMB/W S2402/550 (SCS)

S1901 Kyrillos,J Confidential secure fac-background check COMB/W S1888 (SCS)

S1929 Codey,R/Connors,L Sex offenders; high risk-concerns;$2M COMB/W S1889 (SCS)

S2154 Kavanaugh,W/Ciesla,A+1 SS numbers-proh. use as id COMB/W S1914/2155/2440/2441/2524 (SCS)

S2155 Kavanaugh,W/Ciesla,A+1 SS no.-proh. display by bus. entities COMB/W S1914/2154/2440/2441/2524 (SCS)

S2395 Bryant,W Emerg/provisional ballots-prepare report COMB/W S976 (SCS)

S2440 Turner,S Computer sys.-disclose security breach COMB/W S1914/2154/2155/2441/2524 (SCS)

S2441 Baer,B SS numbers-proh. use and display COMB/W S1914/2154/2155/2440/2524 (SCS)

S2461 Kean,T/Kyrillos,J Voters Bill of Rights-post COMB/W S30 (SCS)

S2462 Kean,T/Kyrillos,J Voter intimidation acts-incr. crim penal COMB/W S2393 (SCS)

S2463 Kean,T/Kyrillos,J Ballots-req. paper-based verification COMB/W S29 (SCS)

S2465 Kyrillos,J/Kean,T Voter ed.-concerns COMB/W S2396 (SCS)

S2501 Sarlo,P/Kyrillos,J Ephedrine-restricts sale COMB/W S2320 (SCS)

S2524 Vitale,J Identity theft-concerns COMB/W S1914/2154/2155/2440/2441 (SCS)



Bills Transferred:



S2558 Sacco,N/Doria,J+3 Sch. dist., cert.-concerns St. sch. aid FROM SED TO SBA







Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S2270 Kyrillos,J Check cashers, lic-reg. payday loans FROM SCM

S2581 Asselta,N Tourism Restructuring Act FROM SWT



Co-Sponsors Added:



S263 (Connors,L) Prop. tax reform-St. constit. convention

S541 ScsScaSa (SCS/2R) (Lesniak,R) Dept. of Pub. Advocate-restores

S599 (Littell,R) Estate tax-recoupling of the computation

S1306 (Buono,B) Diabetic students-sch emp. training req.

S1462 Scs (SCS) (Bucco,A) Food producers-concerns limited liab.

S1889/1929 Scs (SCS) (Kean,T; Girgenti,J) Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring

S1914/2154/2155 /2440/2441/2524 Scs (SCS) (Karcher,E) Consumer credit reports-concerns

S2080 (Buono,B) Devel. proj., cert.-concerns approval

S2125 (Turner,S) Crim. street gangs-concerns

S2144 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H) Christopher's Law-concerns unlic driv

S2178 (Adler,J) Dispensing medicine-concerns

S2196 (Asselta,N) Adult HS prog.-concerns St. aid

S2236 Sca (1R) (Martin,R) Family Health Care Coverage Act

S2261 (Karcher,E) Destructive devices-revise definition

S2322 Sca (1R) (Madden,F) Prop. tax appeals-concerns

S2364 Sca (1R) (Vitale,J) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

S2439 Sca (1R) (Vitale,J) Pub off/emp convicted cert crime-concern

S2475 (Ciesla,A) Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays

S2491 (Bucco,A; Coniglio,J) World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Fd-contrib.

S2495 (McNamara,H) Contracted prov. of svcs.-receive COLA

S2506 (Ciesla,A) Hotel occupancy fee-concerns

S2510 (Bucco,A) Natl. Guard active duty-concerns memb.

S2511 (Bucco,A) Servicemembs' Civil Relief Act-estab

S2517 (Adler,J) CDS offense-concerns penal.

S2525 (Bucco,A) Sept. 11 Remembrance Day-desig.

S2556 (Ciesla,A) Loc. pub. contracts, cert.-concerns

SCR89 (Asselta,N) Prop. tax relief-concerns

SR97 (Bucco,A) SS sys.-personal retir. acct.

SR104 (Palaia,J) Fort Monmouth-concerns base closure list



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1929 (Connors,L) Sex offenders; high risk-concerns;$2M

S2287 (Karcher,E) Naturally Occurring Retir Community prog

S2519 (Martin,R) Advance directives-concerns

S2520 (Martin,R) Advance directives-concerns

S2533 (Doria,J) Film production expenses-concerns

S2568 (Sweeney,S) Harboring, concealing sex offender-penal

S2579 (Sarlo,P) St. coll. bd. of trustees-adds 2 emp.

S2589 (Singer,R) Women's Health Off.;$750K



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



* Effective May 27, 2005



New Jersey Redevelopment Authority:



William Sumas, of South Orange to replace Michael Desaro, resigned.



* Effective June 7, 2005



Advisory Council on Adolescent Pregnancy:



Robin A. Smith, of Trenton to replace Dr. Seriah L. Rein.

Elizabeth Amaya-Fernandez, of Woodbridge to replace Susan Wilson of Princeton.





The Senate President has made the following appointments: (cont'd)



* Effective June 7, 2005



Garden State Preservation Trust:



Jan Rosenfeld, of Mendham to replace Cooper Morris, resigned.



Motor Vehicles Affordability & Fairness Task Force:



Brian Alpert, of Bordentown.



The Senate President has made the following re-appointments:



* Effective June 9, 2005



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission:



Susan A. Feeney, Esq., of Skillman.

James Appleton, of Stockton.



Notes to the 5/23/2005 Digest:



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1996/828 Scs (SCS) (Asselta,N) FF, police-hiring pref for cert children



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



S255 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Buono,B Compulsive gambling-curricula REP/SCA *NOT* REF SBA



The Senate adjourned at 6:27 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 16, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR282 Conners,J Natl Guard memb-managed health care prog



Bills Introduced:



A4140 Cryan,J Pub. document-decrease copy fees REF ASG

A4141 Van Drew,J/Stender,L Gambling on animal fights-concerns REF AAN

A4142 Roberts,J Food safety training-concerns REF AHH

A4143 Gordon,R/McKeon,J Special Needs Housing Fd.-estab REF AHO

A4144 Chivukula,U Leg., constituent-cert. communications REF AJU

A4145 Quigley,J/Cryan,J+4 Sch. dist., cert.-concerns St. sch. aid REF ABU

A4146 Cryan,J/Vas,J Sch. dist. budgets-concerns REF AED

A4147 Steele,A Pol subdivision-concern leave of absence REF ASG

A4148 Steele,A Sheriffs-enforce truck weight limits REF ATR

A4149 Manzo,L Advanced fees to landlord-concerns REF AHO

A4150 Manzo,L Resid. tenant homestead rebates-incr. REF AHO

A4151 Manzo,L Tenants' prop. tax rebate-concerns REF AHO

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A4152 Stanley,C No Child Left Behind Act-concerns REF AED

AR280 Stanley,C Prof. Hockey Team, NJ-rename REF ATG

AR281 Stender,L Celebrate NJ Mo-declares June 2005 REF ATG



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A30 Acs (ACS) Greenstein,L/Merkt,R+1 President primary election-prov separate REP/ACS

A33 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Eagler,P+5 Voting machines-produce paper record REP/ACA

A35 Acs (ACS) Mayer,D/Roberts,J+2 Absentee ballots-concerns REP/ACS

A36 Stanley,C/Chivukula,U+1 Elections-notification, training REP

A38 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Cryan,J+2 Voter regis. form-concerns REP/ACA

A39 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Steele,A+1 Voting, voter penal.-incr. REP/ACA

A42 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Green,J+1 Voter regis. deadline-changes REP/ACA

A43 Greenwald,L/Gordon,R Elections, cert. mun.-conduct by mail REP

A45 Aca (1R) Russo,D/Greenstein,L+1 Help Amer. Vote Act, 2002-implement prov REP/ACA

A1765 Aca (1R) Tucker,D/Stack,B+13 Motorized scooters-reg. operation REP/ACA

A1922 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L Guardianship law-amends REP/ACA

A2310 Conaway,H Deputy superintendent of elections-estab REP

A2596 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Alco. bev.-concerning lic. revoke REP

A2621 Chivukula,U Medicine and surgery practice-concern REP

A2661/3755 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Gusciora,R/Dancer,R Polysomnography Practice Act REP/ACA

A3484 Greenwald,L/Fisher,D UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp. REP

A3526 Aca (1R) Munoz,E/Bramnick,J+6 Christopher's Law-concerns unlic driv REP/ACA

A3619 Acs (ACS) Cryan,J/Roberts,J Alco. bev.-concerns REP/ACS

A3624 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Domestic insurers-incr investment limits REP

A3676 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Roberts,J+1 Off. of Inspector General-estab. REP

A3697 Aca (1R) Bodine,F/Bramnick,J Laser-penal. for pointing at veh. REP/ACA

A3704 Roberts,J/Caraballo,W+6 AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581 REP

A3756/3809 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Roberts,J Social Work Student Loan Redemp Prog Act REP/ACS

A3761 Cohen,N/Dancer,R Standardbred horsemen-concern comp insur REP

A3798 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Light or heat providers-clarifies law REP/ACA

A3828 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G Bounty Hunter Lic. Act REP/ACA

A3889 Aca (1R) Cryan,J Hall of Fame-estab. REP/ACA

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

A3973 Chivukula,U/Roberts,J Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope REP

A4035 Acs (ACS) Stender,L/Cohen,N+1 Methamphetamine-chem. used to manuf. REP/ACS

A4040 Aca (1R) Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Victims of crime-revises statutes REP/ACA

A4092 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment REP/ACA

A4104 Mayer,D/Gordon,R Fraternal Order of Police-special lic. REP

A4133 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Stack,B+3 Debt adjusters, lic.-estab. addl. req. REP/ACA

A4135 Acs (ACS) Scalera,F/Quigley,J Internet based phone co.-9-1-1 calls REP/ACS

AR113 McHose,A Disab. Awareness Mo.-desig. Oct. REP

AR279 Scalera,F/Gordon,R Emerg. call ctrs.-upgrade equip. REP

AR281 Stender,L Celebrate NJ Mo-declares June 2005 REP

S567 Sca (1R) Baer,B/Doria,J Sci. and Tech. Comm.-concerns royalties REP

S1510 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Turner,S+1 Motorized scooters-reg. operation REP

S1722 ScaAca (2R) Coniglio,J Debt adjusters, lic.-estab. addl. req. REP/ACA

S1803 ScaSca (2R) Vitale,J/Rice,R+5 AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581 REP

S2173 Lesniak,R/Cardinale,G Domestic insurers-incr investment limits REP

S2195/345 ScsSca (SCS/1R) Kenny,B/Asselta,N+3 Off. of Inspector General-estab. REP

S2232 Madden,F/Bryant,W+2 Kidney disease-concerns clinical labs REP

S2309 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Kyrillos,J+1 Hall of Fame-estab. REP

S2334 ScaSaAca (3R) Madden,F/Allen,D+6 Social Svcs. Student Loan Redemption Act REP/ACA



Bills Combined:



A3809 McKeon,J+3 Social Svcs. Student Loan Redemption Act COMB/W A3756 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



A3335 Aca (1R) Vas,J/Cryan,J Personal prop.-concerns cert. taxes FROM ABU TO AAP

A4016 Fisher,D/Barnes,P+5 Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring FROM ALP TO AJU

A4026 Watson Coleman,B/Greenwald,L+2 Health ctrs., fed. qualified-funding FROM AHH TO AAP

A4067 Azzolina,J/Barnes,P Sex offender, high risk-concerns FROM ALP TO AJU

A4068 Munoz,E+24 Jessica Lunsford Act FROM ALP TO AJU





Bills Transferred: (cont'd)



A4078 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Pineland Devel. Cred. Bank-extend date FROM AAN TO AEN

A4115 Sires,A NJ STARS Prog.-changes criteria FROM AED TO ABU

A4134 Steele,A Sheriff's off.-clarifies general power FROM ALP TO ASG



Bills Recommitted:



A35 Acs (ACS) Mayer,D/Roberts,J+2 Absentee ballots-concerns RCM AAP

A3904 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab. RCM AED

S2417 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Turner,S+3 Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab. RCM AED



Co-Sponsors Added:



A194 (Prieto,V) Cigarette Fire Safety Act

A461 (Wisniewski,J) Tax exemp., short term-concerns

A559 Acs (ACS) (Stender,L) Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

A693 (Voss,J) Pub emp-proh unilateral term changes

A775 (Stender,L) Coastal Area Fac. Review Act-revises

A780 (Gordon,R; Rumpf,B; Connors,C; Burzichelli,J) Develop. impact fees-auth mun assessment

A804 Aca (1R) (Stender,L) Animals-concerns use in product testing

A818 (Weinberg,L; Smith,R; Johnson,G; Prieto,V) Pharmacy Benf. Mgmt. Co. Act

A878 (Carroll,M) CDS offense-concerns penal.

A963 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Sex offenders-concerns

A1475 (Diegnan,P) Water resources & water qual.-concerns

A1495 (Weinberg,L) Children w/special needs-parental leave

A1832 (Dancer,R) Sex off., cert.-photo req.

A1871 (Weinberg,L) Sick leave banks-sch. emp.

A1908 (Weinberg,L) Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns

A2123 (Gordon,R; Rumpf,B; Connors,C; Burzichelli,J) Traffic performance objective-conformity

A2125 (Gordon,R; Rumpf,B; Connors,C; Burzichelli,J) Time-growth ordinances-auth mun adoption

A2175 (Merkt,R) Incest-estab. offense

A2233 (Gusciora,R; Watson Coleman,B) Animal experiments-alternate ed. proj.

A3057 (Stender,L) Electronic Waste Prod Responsibility Act

A3182 Acs (ACS) (Stender,L; Prieto,V) Diesel engine emissions-concerns reg.

A3219 (Cryan,J) Cats and dogs, sterilization-concerns

A3278 (Voss,J) Organ, tissue donation-concerns

A3293 (Smith,R) Pub. emp collective negotiation-concerns

A3423 (Munoz,E; Bramnick,J; Vandervalk,C) Mil. memb.-exemp., realty transfer fees

A3424 (Voss,J) Smoke-Free Air Act

A3531 (Scalera,F) Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd

A3606 (Merkt,R) Fishing, hunting-clarify auth. to reg.

A3625 (Watson Coleman,B) Billy's Law-concerns special ed students

A3631 (Diegnan,P) Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns

A3650 (Conners,J) Smart growth areas-concerns permits

A3772 (Vas,J; Watson Coleman,B; Gusciora,R) Dispensing medicine-concerns

A3790 (Baroni,B) Striped bass-changes limits

A3821 Aca (1R) (Azzolina,J) St contracting process-makes changes

A3837 Aca (1R) (Fisher,D; Chivukula,U; Vas,J; Cryan,J; Scalera,F; Barnes,P; Diegnan,P; Morgan,R; Quigley,J; Green,J;

Johnson,G; Baroni,B; Panter,M; Burzichelli,J) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

A3838 (Doherty,M; Fisher,D; Connors,C; Manzo,L; Kean,S; Rumpf,B; Oliver,S; DiGaetano,P; Smith,R) Natl. Guard memb.-vol

income tax contrib

A3851 (Conners,J; Payne,W) Rental-purch. agreements-reg.

A3865 (Diegnan,P) Students-admin. of epinephrine

A3886 (Gordon,R) MV Owners' Right to Repair Act

A3906 (Van Drew,J) Medicaid reimb. for transp. svcs-concern

A3931 (Steele,A) Suicide prev.-concerns instruction

A3940 (Manzo,L) Ambulatory care fac-concerns assessments

A3956 (Conaway,H) Independence, Dignity Long-Term Care Act

A3960 (Merkt,R) Sudden death in infancy-concern research

A3992 (Baroni,B) Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

A4001 (McKeon,J; Mayer,D; Steele,A; Morgan,R; Panter,M; Payne,W) Identity Theft Prev. Act

A4003 Aa (1R) (Johnson,G) NJ Svcmembers' Civil Relief Act-creates

A4008 (Myers,C) NJSPCA-concerns

A4026 (Gusciora,R; Diegnan,P) Health ctrs., fed. qualified-funding

A4035 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Methamphetamine-chem. used to manuf.

A4038 (Manzo,L; Diegnan,P; Oliver,S; Caraballo,W; Scalera,F; Weinberg,L; Tucker,D; Cohen,N) Moving viol.-concerns

expungement

A4064 (Wolfe,D) Sexual assault-concerns

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A4065 (Wolfe,D) Sex offender-proh. living near schools

A4066 (Wolfe,D) Pedophile crimes-student pamphlets

A4068 (Rooney,J; Prieto,V; Green,J; McHose,A; Corodemus,S; McKeon,J; Wolfe,D; Manzo,L) Jessica Lunsford Act

A4073 (Prieto,V) Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-redefines role

A4082 (Fisher,D) Computer crimes-concerns

A4097 (Morgan,R) Taxpayer prop. tax relief subacct-estab.

A4107 (Dancer,R) Sex offenders, high risk-concerns

A4132 (Scalera,F) Lyme disease treatment-insur. coverage

ACR89 (Dancer,R) Free pub. sch.-Leg. prov.

ACR196 (Biondi,P; Munoz,E) St. spending, annual-concerns

ACR197 (Munoz,E) Annual spending limits-co, mun, sch dist

ACR228 Aca (1R) (Stender,L; Prieto,V) Air pollution-dedicate bus. tax rev.

ACR236 (Weinberg,L) No Child Left Behind Act 2001-concerns

AR92 (Weinberg,L) Emp. Free Choice Act-Cong. enact

AR208 (Vas,J) Obesity-higher ed. instit. estab ed prog



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3851 (Diegnan,P) Rental-purch. agreements-reg.

A4068 (Previte,M) Jessica Lunsford Act



Prime Sponsors Added:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Mayer,D) Absentee ballots-concerns

A3026 (Chivukula,U) Cigarette sales-concerns



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Roberts,J) Absentee ballots-concerns

A3026 (Thompson,S) Cigarette sales-concerns



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Roberts,J) Absentee ballots-concerns

A823 (Vas,J) Min. wage, failure to pay-crim. penal.

A1199 (Johnson,G) Leg.-prov. for memb. replacement

A2151 (Watson Coleman,B) William Green Farmhouse;$700K

A2669 (Chivukula,U) Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

A3026 (Thompson,S) Cigarette sales-concerns

A3274 (Vas,J) Consumer credit reports-concerns

A3325 (Watson Coleman,B) Naturally Occurring Retir Community prog

A3407 (Conaway,H) Ambulatory care fac., cert.-concerns

A3624 (Bateman,C) Domestic insurers-incr investment limits

A3676 Aca (1R) (Roberts,J) Off. of Inspector General-estab.

A3751 (Burzichelli,J) Pub. Dam Rehab. Proj. Bond Act

A3828 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Bounty Hunter Lic. Act

A4010 (Bramnick,J) World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Fd-contrib.

A4011 (Chiappone,A) Pub off/emp convicted cert crime-concern

A4018 (Burzichelli,J) St. flood control proj.-concerns costs

A4040 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Victims of crime-revises statutes

A4085 (Blee,F) Street gangs-concerns

A4092 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment

A4126 (Kean,S) PERS-concerns calculation of retir. benf

ACR238 (Blee,F) St. govt. capital assets fds.-concerns



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Burzichelli,J) Absentee ballots-concerns

A3026 (Chivukula,U) Cigarette sales-concerns

A3889 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Hall of Fame-estab.

A4040 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Victims of crime-revises statutes





Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Burzichelli,J) Absentee ballots-concerns

A2452 (Voss,J) Black bear hunting-concerns

A3531 (Barnes,P) Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd

A3676 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L) Off. of Inspector General-estab.

A4001 (Gusciora,R) Identity Theft Prev. Act

A4026 (Vas,J) Health ctrs., fed. qualified-funding

A4040 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Victims of crime-revises statutes

A4085 (Conover,K) Street gangs-concerns

A4092 Aca (1R) (Panter,M) Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment

ACR236 (Stanley,C) No Child Left Behind Act 2001-concerns

ACR238 (Conover,K) St. govt. capital assets fds.-concerns

AR208 (Morgan,R) Obesity-higher ed. instit. estab ed prog

AR267 (Stanley,C) No Child Left Behind-join lawsuit



Third Prime Sponsor Withdrawn:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Weinberg,L) Absentee ballots-concerns



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A35 Acs (ACS) (Weinberg,L) Absentee ballots-concerns

A1196 (Johnson,G) Drugs/vaccine stockpiling-civil immunity

A3504 (Van Drew,J) Devel. proj., cert.-concerns approval

A3676 Aca (1R) (Panter,M) Off. of Inspector General-estab.

A3798 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Light or heat providers-clarifies law

A4001 (Vas,J) Identity Theft Prev. Act

A4092 Aca (1R) (Conners,J) Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3484 (Watson Coleman,B) UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

A3676 Aca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B) Off. of Inspector General-estab.



The Assembly adjourned at 6:45 P.M. to meet again on Monday, June 13, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/23/05):



P.L.2005, c.93. A3710 Sires,A/Manzo,L+3 6/6/2005 Mayor, council memb-incr. term of office