NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for June 13, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 22 211th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, June 16, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A4154 Gordon,R/Watson Coleman,B+1 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF AEN

A4155 McKeon,J/Chivukula,U Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns REF AEN

A4156 Sires,A/Voss,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REF AEN

A4157 Cohen,N/Previte,M Law Against Discrim.-makes changes REF AJU

A4158 Previte,M Child protective svcs.-concerns REF AFW

A4159 Previte,M Assault on DHS emp.-concerns REF AFW

A4160 Greenstein,L/Roberts,J Sex offenders, homeless-concerns REF AFW

A4161 Roberts,J St. bldg. svc. contract-wage standards REF ALA

A4162 Van Drew,J Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns REF ALA

A4163 Van Drew,J Co corrections off-auth to carry firearm REF ALP

A4164 Panter,M PFRS memb.-extends mandatory retir. age REF ASG

A4165 Greenwald,L Co. welfare bd.-revise civil svc. status REF AHO

A4166 Greenwald,L Resident taxpayer status-concerns REF AAP

A4167 Greenwald,L Meningococcal meningitis-prov. info. REF AHH

A4168 Fisher,D Crim. street gangs-concerns REF ALP

A4169 Fisher,D Nannies-crim. background checks REF ALP

A4170 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Disabled-estab. co. off. REF AHH

A4171 Fisher,D Sex offenders; high risk-concerns;$2M REF AJU

A4172 Fisher,D Fed medicaid waivers-concern devel disab REF AHH

A4173 Fisher,D Mental health fac.-concerns St. prop. REF AHH

A4174 Fisher,D Sr. Cit. Home Repair, Modification Prog. REF AHO

A4175 Quigley,J/Barnes,P+3 Law enforcement off., retir.-concerns REF ALP

A4176 O'Toole,K Theft of Id Crimes & Investigation Unit REF ALP

A4178 Conners,J/Cohen,N Insur. premium-limits finance charge REF AFI

A4179 Conaway,H Health care svcs.-authorization req. REF AFI

A4180 Conaway,H Policyholders liab.-concerns REF AFI

A4181 Conners,J/Conaway,H Sch. food svc. prov.-exempts sales tax REF AED

A4182 Conaway,H Health care prof.-concerns decisions REF AFI

A4183 Conaway,H/Conners,J Death record req.-revises REF AHH

A4184 Weinberg,L/Caraballo,W+1 Victim counselor's privilege-extend REF AJU

A4185 Stender,L/Mayer,D Sex off.-proh erectile dysfunction drugs REF ALP

A4186 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Rt. 31 Purple Heart Memor. Hwy.-desig. REF ATR

A4187 Greenstein,L/Gusciora,R Sexual assault of minor-mand. life term REF AJU

A4188 McKeon,J Life sciences research fac.-auth. finan. REF AAP

A4189 McKeon,J Loc. pub. contracts-concerns REF AHO

A4190 McKeon,J Assignment for benf of creditors-concern REF AFI

A4191 McKeon,J First Occupational Ctr. of NJ;$700K REF ALA

A4192 McKeon,J Money transmitters-concerns REF AFI

A4193 Wisniewski,J Adverse possession-concerns REF AJU



Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A4194 Wisniewski,J/Cryan,J Camp. contrib, cert-prov income tax cred REF ASG

A4195 Wisniewski,J/Gregg,G Drawbridge operation-concerns REF ATR

A4196 Chivukula,U MV sales-concerns REF ACO

A4197 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G PFRS memb., cert.-purch. svc. cred. REF ASG

A4198 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh. REF ASG

A4199 Vas,J TPAF-incr. elig. comp. level REF ASG

A4201 Merkt,R Regional sch dist-apportionment of costs REF AED

A4202 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+5 Mun. court admin.-concerns REF AJU

ACR246 Weinberg,L/Diegnan,P Env. Infrastructure Trust-approve plan REF AEN

ACR247 Malone,J St. property tax-concerns REF AAP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A686 AcaAca (2R) Smith,R/Fisher,D Police off, retired-concerns firearms REP/ACA

A1206 Quigley,J/Scalera,F+1 Fire emerg. procedures-concerns REP

A1251 Stanley,C/Conners,J Dana Christmas Scholarship Prog.-estab. REP

A1820 Aca (1R) Egan,J/Van Drew,J+1 Union recognition-concerns REP/ACA

A2134 Gusciora,R+1 Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque REP

A2399 McKeon,J/Hackett,M Pregnant women-temp handicapped placards REP

A2544 Acs (ACS) Johnson,G/Weinberg,L Meadowlands Comm.-concerns REP/ACS

A2775 Prieto,V/Stack,B Tow truck operator-extend responsibility REP

A2941 Acs (ACS) Egan,J/Manzo,L+5 Unemp. tax avoidance-deter REP/ACS

A3169 Aca (1R) Scalera,F/Stack,B Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab REP/ACA

A3478 Aca (1R) Stanley,C Kindergarten-Oct. 1, uniform elig. date REP/ACA

A3682 AcaAcs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Van Drew,J+2 MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts REP/ACS

A3792 AaAca (2R) Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V Limo operators-concerns REP/ACA

A3812/4020 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J+4 Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns REP/ACS

A3904 AcaAca (2R) Stanley,C Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab. REP/ACA

A3949 Diegnan,P Taxicabs-concerns payment REP

A4070 O'Toole,K/Cryan,J Primary election ballots-concerns REP

A4078 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Pineland Devel. Cred. Bank-extend date REP

A4091 Aca (1R) Quigley,J Autopsy-concerns secure fac. REP/ACA

A4136 Aca (1R) Johnson,G/Weinberg,L Rail Special Transp. District Act REP/ACA

A4147 Aca (1R) Steele,A Pol subdivision-concern leave of absence REP/ACA

A4157 Cohen,N/Previte,M Law Against Discrim.-makes changes REP

A4159 Previte,M Assault on DHS emp.-concerns REP

A4162 Van Drew,J Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns REP

AR70 Bodine,F/Connors,C Khalid Shaikh Mohammed-commends capture REP

AR79 Cryan,J/Stender,L+2 Raritan Valley Line-one stop riding REP

AR80 Johnson,G/Chivukula,U Trans-Hudson passenger tunnel-concerns REP

AR235 Stender,L/Wisniewski,J E-ZPass-pay for gas using Tpk./Parkway REP

S1831 ScsSsSaAca (SS/2R) Sarlo,P/Sacco,N+3 Meadowlands Comm.-concerns REP/ACA

S2417 ScaAca (2R) Adler,J/Turner,S+3 Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab. REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1606 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+1 Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage REP REF AAP

A2817 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Cohen,N Med. examiner sys.-creates REP/ACA REF AAP

A3225 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Host community benf.-concerns REP REF AAP

A3751 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+1 Pub. Dam Rehab. Proj. Bond Act REP REF AAP

A4016/4118/4067/ 4068 Acs (ACS) Fisher,D/Barnes,P+6 Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring REP/ACS REF AAP

A4154 Aca (1R) Gordon,R/Watson Coleman,B+1 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP/ACA REF AAP

A4155 McKeon,J/Chivukula,U Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns REP REF AAP

A4156 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Voss,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REP/ACA REF AAP

A4158 Previte,M Child protective svcs.-concerns REP REF AAP

A4161 Roberts,J St. bldg. svc. contract-wage standards REP REF AAP

ACR246 Weinberg,L/Diegnan,P Env. Infrastructure Trust-approve plan REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/AHO:



A4089 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Burzichelli,J Property, contaminated-concerns REP/ACA REF AHO without recommendation







Bills Reported Referred/ATR:



A4134 Aca (1R) Steele,A Sheriff's off.-clarifies general power REP/ACA REF ATR



Bills Combined:



A4020 Fisher,D Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns COMB/W A3812 (ACS)

A4067 Azzolina,J/Barnes,P Sex offender, high risk-concerns COMB/W A4016/4118/4068 (ACS)

A4068 Munoz,E+24 Jessica Lunsford Act COMB/W A4016/4118/4067 (ACS)

A4118 Greenstein,L Sex offenders, cert-satellite monitoring COMB/W A4016/4067/4068 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



A3169 Aca (1R) Scalera,F/Stack,B Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab FROM ALP TO AHS

A4143 Gordon,R/McKeon,J Special Needs Housing Fd.-estab FROM AHO TO ABU



Co-Sponsors Added:



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

A818 (Vas,J) Pharmacy Benf. Mgmt. Co. Act

A1606 (Azzolina,J) Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage

A2774 (McKeon,J) Orthotic appliances-health benf coverage

A3682 AcaAcs (ACS) (Burzichelli,J) MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts

A3837 Aca (1R) (Prieto,V; Smith,R) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

A3838 (Rooney,J; Russo,D) Natl. Guard memb.-vol income tax contrib

A3392 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M; Conners,J) Polling place accessibility-improve

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

A4016/4118/4067/ 4068 Acs (ACS) (Diegnan,P) Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring

A4038 (Pou,N) Moving viol.-concerns expungement

A4144 (Scalera,F) Leg., constituent-cert. communications

AR281 (Van Drew,J; Conover,K; Dancer,R) Celebrate NJ Mo.-declares June 2005



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A3851 (Gregg,G) Rental-purch. agreements-reg.

A4089 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J) Property, contaminated-concerns

AR80 (Chivukula,U) Trans-Hudson passenger tunnel-concerns

AR281 (Diegnan,P) Celebrate NJ Mo.-declares June 2005



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A4145 (Prieto,V) Sch. dist., cert.-concerns St. sch. aid

A4157 (Diegnan,P) Law Against Discrim.-makes changes



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1922 AcsAca (ACS/1R) (Malone,J) Guardianship law-amends

A3169 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J) Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:



* Effective June 9, 2005



Out-Sourcing and Off-Shoring Commission:



Assemblyman Joseph V. Egan (17).

Assemblyman David C. Russo (40).

Assemblyman Jeff Van Drew (1).

James Leonard, of Branchburg.

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



* Effective June 9, 2005



Out-Sourcing and Off-Shoring Commission:



William Kroll.

Carl Van Horn, Ph.D., of Highland Park.

Jim Marketti.



Note to the 03/07/2005 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/ACO:



A32 Quigley,J/Chiappone,A+1 Voter's bill of rights-concerns REP REF ACO *NOT * REP



Notes to the 06/09/2005 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/ABU;



A3756/3809 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Roberts,J Social Work Student Loan Redemp Prog Act REP/ACS REF ABU *NOT* REP

S2334 ScaSaAca (3R) Madden,F/Allen,D+6 Social Svcs. Student Loan Redemption Act REP/ACA REF ABU *NOT* REP



The Assembly adjourned at 6:00 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 16, 2005 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/9/2005):



None