NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for June 16, 2005



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Vol. XVII No. 23 211th Legislature Second Annual Session



SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Siobhan A. Teare, of East Orange.

John L. Call, of Moorestown.

Marianne Espinosa, of Summit.

Jeanne Covert, of Moorestown.



Nominations Corrected Copies:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PINELANDS COMMISSION:

Betty Wilson, of Burlington, TO REPLACE GOVERNOR JAMES J. FLORIO, ESQ.



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

Jane Golden, of Bordentown Township *NOT* Trenton.



Nomination Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES:

Peter J. Ganz, Esq., of Westfield.



Bills Introduced:



S2607 Kenny,B Health Care Subsidy Fd.-redirects $250M REF SBA

S2609 Bucco,A/Littell,R Highlands, land acquisition-lic. plate REF STR

S2610 Ciesla,A Sex offenders-proh. cert. jobs REF SLP

S2613 Smith,B Co. taxation bds.-concerns composition REF SCU

S2614 Karcher,E Vessels, cert.-proh. taking fish REF SEN

S2615 Smith,B Recycling Enhancement Act REF SEN

S2616 Turner,S Collective labor negotiations-concerns REF SLA

S2617 Sweeney,S/Madden,F+1 Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime REF SCM

S2618 Sweeney,S Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns REF SLA

S2619 Sweeney,S Humane treatment of animals-sch instruct REF SED

S2620 Ciesla,A Telemarketing pol. calls-concerns REF SCM

S2621 Smith,B Contaminated prop.-concerns valuation REF SEN

S2622 Karcher,E Suicide prev.-concerns instruction REF SED

S2623 Karcher,E Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh. REF SSG

S2624 Scutari,N Driving in an unsafe manner-proh. REF SLP

S2625 Allen,D Sex off.-proh erectile dysfunction drugs REF SHH

S2626 Madden,F/Sweeney,S Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils REF SED

S2627 Turner,S Driv. lic.-req. students stay in sch. REF SED

S2628 Kenny,B Sales and use tax-modernizes REF SBA

S2629 Sarlo,P Intergovt. transfer prog.-concerns REF SLP

S2630 Sarlo,P Remote computing svcs-disclose cert info REF SLP

S2637 Bryant,W High income taxpayers-concerns REF SBA

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S2638 Bryant,W Corp. bus tax-concerns cert. deductions REF SBA

S2639 Bryant,W UEZ bus.-concerns sales tax exemption REF SBA

S2646 Bryant,W Homestead rebates;$400M REF SBA

S2647 Kenny,B Jersey City-reduce early retir. penal. REF SSG

S2648 Allen,D Living animal dissection-estab. offense REF SEG

S2650 Allen,D Svc. of process-concerns REF SLP

S2651 Girgenti,J/Bucco,A Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org. REF SLP

S2652 Karcher,E/Kean,T+3 Medicaid waiver, fed.-concerns REF SHH

S2653 Bucco,A/Girgenti,J PFRS-extend mand. retir. age REF SSG

S2654 Kyrillos,J Payday loans-concerns REF SCM

S2655 Sweeney,S Ambulatory care fac-concerns assessments REF SBA

S2656 Kyrillos,J Waterfront pub. access-concerns REF SEN

S2657 Kyrillos,J Offshore drilling-concerns REF SEN

S2658 Inverso,P Tanning fac.-concerns use by minors REF SHH

S2659 Vitale,J/Kean,T Meningococcal meningitis-prov. info. REF SHH

S2660 Vitale,J/Singer,R Death record req.-revises REF SHH

S2661 Buono,B/Vitale,J+3 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3 REF SHH

S2662 Vitale,J/Allen,D+3 Assault on DHS emp.-concerns REF SLP

S2663 Rice,R/Vitale,J+4 Person w/devel. disab-concerns placement REF SHH

S2664 Allen,D/Vitale,J+3 Child protective svcs.-concerns REF SHH

S2683 Buono,B HMOs-special interim assessment REF SBA

SCR134 Turner,S Central Amer Free Trade Agreement-oppose REF SSG

SCR135 Bucco,A Resid. prop. tax-propose deductions REF SBA

SJR62 Allen,D Honor a Vet. Wk.-desig wk before Vet Day REF SLP

SR105 McNamara,H/Sweeney,S Clean Sch. Bus Prog.-memor Cong to enact REF SEN

SR106 Buono,B Celebrate NJ Mo.-declares June 2005 REF SWT

SR107 Turner,S Natl Guard memb-managed health care prog REF SLP

SR108 Kyrillos,J Clean Ocean Zone-urge Cong. to estab. REF SEN

SR109 Kyrillos,J Mil. bases, close or realign-concerns REF SLP

SR110 Kyrillos,J Defense base closure-postpone REF SLP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1079 AcaSca (2R) Cryan,J/Van Drew,J+7 Gift cert. and cards-reg. REP/SCA

A1860 AcaSca (2R) Cohen,N/Chivukula,U+5 Wood/paper products-concern St contracts REP/SCA

A2196 AcaSca (2R) Cryan,J/Vas,J+5 Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb. REP/SCA

A2275 Sca (1R) Greenwald,L/Watson Coleman,B+1 Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg REP/SCA

A2769 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Diegnan,P+4 Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime REP

A3077 Watson Coleman,B/Gusciora,R Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M REP

A3482 Sca (1R) Payne,W/Stanley,C+11 Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus. REP/SCA

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

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

S531 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Coniglio,J+2 Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog. REP

S550/1297/2402 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J Primary election, 2004-changes date REP

S937 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb. REP/SCA

S1133/1435/2397 Scs (SCS) Smith,B Absentee ballots-expands availability REP/SCS

S1370 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Asselta,N Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns REP/SCA

S1454 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S+1 Income tax-unincorp. constr. contractors REP

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

S1768 Inverso,P/Turner,S Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M REP

S1860 Sca (1R) Smith,B Wood/paper products-concern St contracts REP/SCA

S1949 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Asselta,N+1 Greenhead flies-control population;$90K REP

S2145 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Gill,N+1 Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus. REP/SCA

S2247 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Lesniak,R+1 BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue REP/SCA

S2296/2187 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J Gift cert. and cards-reg. REP/SCS

S2358 Asselta,N/Sweeney,S+1 UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp. REP

S2367 Sca (1R) Adler,J Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg REP/SCA

S2409 Sca (1R) Baer,B/Cardinale,G+1 Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation REP/SCA

S2471 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Lance,L St. emp. under SHBP-concerns REP/SCA without recommendation

S2475 Sweeney,S+2 Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays REP

S2503 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Cardinale,G Home inspectors-changes lic. req. REP/SCA

S2548 Buono,B/Bucco,A Optometrists-continuing ed. prog. REP

S2562 Sca (1R) Gill,N Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment REP/SCA

S2583 Sca (1R) Codey,R Special Needs Housing Fd.-estab REP/SCA

S2586 ScaSca (2R) Sarlo,P/Buono,B Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP/SCA

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

S2588 ScaSca (2R) Bryant,W/Coniglio,J Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans REP/SCA







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



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

S2612 Sca (1R) Smith,B Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits REP/SCA

S2617 Sweeney,S/Madden,F+1 Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime REP

S2631 Madden,F/Smith,B Farmland preserv.-concerns REP

S2632 Lance,L/Smith,B+1 Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M REP

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

S2634 Sweeney,S/Bark,M Farmland preserv. purposes;$46.225M REP

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

S2640 Sarlo,P Open space acquisition;$65.822M REP

S2641 Coniglio,J/McNamara,H Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$25.389M REP

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

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

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

S2645 Kenny,B/Lance,L Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$150K REP

SCR130 Kenny,B/Martin,R Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



A3482 Sca (1R) Payne,W/Stanley,C+11 Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

S1370 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Asselta,N Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns

S2145 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Gill,N+1 Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

S2247 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Lesniak,R+1 BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue

S2358 Asselta,N/Sweeney,S+1 UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

S2631 Madden,F/Smith,B Farmland preserv.-concerns

S2632 Lance,L/Smith,B+1 Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M

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

S2634 Sweeney,S/Bark,M Farmland preserv. purposes;$46.225M

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

S2640 Sarlo,P Open space acquisition;$65.822M

S2641 Coniglio,J/McNamara,H Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$25.389M

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

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

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

S2645 Kenny,B/Lance,L Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$150K



Bills Combined:



S1435 Sweeney,S Absentee ballots-concerns COMB/W S1133/2397 (SCS)

S2187 Vitale,J/Gill,N+2 Gift certificates-concerns redemption COMB/W S2296 (SCS)

S2397 Bryant,W Absentee ballots-concerns COMB/W S1133/1435 (SCS)



Co-Sponsors Added:



S29/2463 Scs (SCS) (Buono,B) Voting machines-produce paper record

S2247 Sca (1R) (Kyrillos,J) BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue

S2542 (Sweeney,S) Pub. emp collective negotiation-concerns

S2617 (Gill,N) Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime

S2632 (Bucco,A) Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M

S2649 (Vitale,J; Bryant,W; Karcher,E) Life sciences research fac.-auth. finan.

S2652 (Allen,D; Vitale,J; Rice,R) Medicaid waiver, fed.-concerns

S2661 (Karcher,E; Rice,R; Allen,D) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3

S2662 (Karcher,E; Rice,R; Kean,T) Assault on DHS emp.-concerns

S2663 (Singer,R; Kean,T; Karcher,E; Allen,D) Person w/devel. disab-concerns placement

S2664 (Karcher,E; Rice,R; Kean,T) Child protective svcs.-concerns



Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



S2632 (Smith,B) Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1267 (Vitale,J) Defibrillator grant prog.-estab.

S1370 Sca (1R) (Asselta,N) Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns

Co-Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S2234 (Allen,D) SHBP-cert. unions participate

S2307 (Asselta,N) Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern

S2389 (Karcher,E) Elections, cert. mun.-conduct by mail

S2401 (Madden,F) Election recounts-concerns

S2409 Sca (1R) (Cardinale,G) Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation

S2487 (Asselta,N) Medicaid reimb. for transp. svcs-concern

S2503 Sca (1R) (Cardinale,G) Home inspectors-changes lic. req.

S2506 (Asselta,N) Hotel occupancy fee-concerns

S2552 (Bucco,A) Co. special svcs. sch. dist.-concerns

S2617 (Madden,F) Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime

S2632 (Smith,B) Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M

S2634 (Bark,M) Farmland preserv. purposes;$46.225M

S2641 (McNamara,H) Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$25.389M

S2645 (Lance,L) Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$150K



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



S2389 (Connors,L) Elections, cert. mun.-conduct by mail

S2401 (Asselta,N) Election recounts-concerns



The Senate President has made the following appointment:



* Effective June 13, 2005



Automobile Insurance Territorial Rating Plan Advisory Commission:



Remberto J. Perez, of Tenafly to replace Frank Fortunato.



Notes to the 06/09/2005 Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



S550/1297/2402 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W President primary election-prov separate REP/SCS *NOT* S2402/1297/550 Scs (SCS)



Bills Referred/SBA:



S550/1297/2402 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W President primary election-prov separate *NOT* S2402/1297/550 Scs (SCS)



Bills Combined:



S1297 Adler,J Presidential primary-estab. separate COMB/W S550/2402 (SCS) *NOT* COMB/W S2402/550 (SCS)

S2402 Vitale,J Primary election, 2004-changes date COMB/W S550/1297 (SCS) *NOT* REP/SCS



The Senate adjourned at 6:55 P.M. to meet again on Monday, June 20, 2005 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A4177 Munoz,E+3 Jessica Lunsford Act REF AJU

A4203 Barnes,P Fred's Law-concerns mv accident REF ALP

A4204 Baroni,B Pub. emp.-concerns travel REF ASG





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A4205 Baroni,B Hist. sites;$90K REF AEN

A4206 Prieto,V Mun. zoning req.-compliance req. REF AHO

A4207 Burzichelli,J Firemen-clarify tenure protections REF AHO

A4208 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Sexual assault, minor-mandatory terms REF ALP

A4209 Conover,K Firearms ammunition purch.-concerns REF ALP

A4210 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Steam locomotive RR-hist. ed. prog. REF ATR

A4211 Baroni,B Voter intimidation acts-incr. crim penal REF ASG

AJR129 Baroni,B Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day REF AFW

AR283 Quigley,J/Prieto,V Homeland Security Dept.-conduct study REF AHS



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A32 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Chiappone,A+1 Voter's bill of rights-concerns REP/ACA

A4001 Acs (ACS) Watson Coleman,B/Cryan,J+8 Identity Theft Prev. Act REP/ACS



Co-Sponsors Added:



A318 (Voss,J) Privatize St. svcs.-concerns contracts

A320 (Voss,J) Privatize co svcs-concerns cert contract

A1820 Aca (1R) (Voss,J) Union recognition-concerns

A2175 (McKeon,J) Incest-estab. offense

A2233 (Voss,J) Animal experiments-alternate ed. proj.

A2399 (Vas,J) Pregnant women-temp handicapped placards

A3182 Acs (ACS) (Chivukula,U; Voss,J) Diesel engine emissions-concerns reg.

A3469 (McHose,A) Gasoline containing MTBE-proh. sale

A3531 (Johnson,G) Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd

A3770 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A3838 (Panter,M; Voss,J) Natl. Guard memb.-vol income tax contrib

A3901 Aca (1R) (Weinberg,L) Swimming pool applicators-prov. regis.

A3910 (Prieto,V) Priv. well testing-concerns

A3940 (Johnson,G) Ambulatory care fac-concerns assessments

A3970 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) No Child Left Behind Act-concerns

A3973 (Prieto,V) Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

A4001 Acs (ACS) (Prieto,V; Chivukula,U) Identity Theft Prev. Act

A4009 (Johnson,G) Council on Child Poverty-estab.

A4014 (Johnson,G) Parents-concerns safety pamphlet

A4023 (Johnson,G) Humane treatment of animals-sch instruct

A4037 (Johnson,G) Health and dental disputes-concerns

A4038 (Johnson,G) Moving viol.-concerns expungement

A4132 (Prieto,V; Johnson,G) Lyme disease treatment-insur. coverage

ACR236 (Johnson,G) No Child Left Behind Act 2001-concerns

AR267 (Johnson,G) No Child Left Behind-join lawsuit

AR282 (McHose,A) Natl Guard memb-managed health care prog



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3851 (Previte,M; Barnes,P; Chivukula,U) Rental-purch. agreements-reg.



Prime Sponsors Added:



A456 (Prieto,V) Needle electromyography-physicians



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2024 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Podiatrists-revises statutes

A3478 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Kindergarten-Oct. 1, uniform elig. date

A3480 (Roberts,J) Community svc. pilot prog.-high sch.

A3649 (Kean,S) Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj.-amend

A3904 AcaAca (2R) (Vas,J) Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab.







Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2024 Aca (1R) (Prieto,V) Podiatrists-revises statutes



Note to the 06/09/2005 Digest:



Second Prime Sponsor Added:



A4038 (Cohen,N) *NOT* Co-Sponsor Moving viol.-concerns expungement



Note to the 06/13/2005 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A4170 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Disabled-estab. co. off. REF AAP *NOT* AHH



The Assembly adjourned at 5:40 P.M. to meet again on Monday, June 20, 2005 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (06/13/05):



P.L.2005, c.94. S2177 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Littell,R+37 6/15/2005 Dam restoration/repair proj.-finan.

P.L.2005, c.95. A208 Previte,M/Van Drew,J+8 6/15/2005 Kinship Legal Guardianship Notification

P.L.2005, c.96. A649 AcaAa (2R) Stender,L/Roberts,J+2 6/15/2005 Traffic control signals-interference

P.L.2005, c.97. A1981 Cryan,J/Diegnan,P+3 6/15/2005 Will registry-estab.

P.L.2005, c.98. A1988 Weinberg,L/Johnson,G 6/15/2005 Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab.

P.L.2005, c.99. A2047 Smith,R/Burzichelli,J+1 6/15/2005 Co. recording auth-concern cert document

P.L.2005, c.100. A2173 Acs (ACS) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+5 6/15/2005 Crim. trespass-concerns

P.L.2005, c.101. A3058 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Stack,B+8 6/15/2005 Aircraft rental-photo ID req.