NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for January 17, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 2 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE SECRETARY OF STATE:

Nina Mitchell Wells, of Livingston.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Roberto Alcazar, of Elizabeth.



TO BE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Zulima V. Farber, of North Bergen.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION:

Lisa P. Jackson, of East Windsor.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF HUMAN SERVICES:

Kevin M. Ryan, of Fair Haven.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS:

Susan Bass Levin, of Cherry Hill.



TO BE PUBLIC ADVOCATE:

Ronald K. Chen, of Berkeley Heights.



TO BE SECRETARY OF STATE:

Nina Mitchell Wells, of Livingston.



TO BE STATE TREASURER:

Bradley I. Abelow, of New York.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE SECRETARY OF STATE:

Nina Mitchell Wells, of Livingston.



Bills Introduced:



S837 Bark,M Dam repair and reconstruction;$50M REF SEN

S838 Bark,M Pinelands Institute for Natural Studies REF SED

S839 Bark,M Forest Health Advis. Council-estab. REF SEG

S840 Bark,M Wind farm fac.-concerns REF SEN

S841 Bark,M Devel. review applications-concerns fees REF SEN

S842 Bark,M Wind easements-estab. REF SEN

S843 Bark,M St. bldgs.-concerns energy standards REF SEG

S844 Bark,M High-Hazard Potential dams-concerns REF SEN

S845 Bark,M Recycled paper-revise St. purch. mandate REF SEN

Bills Introduced (cont'd):



S846 Bark,M St pharmaceutical assist prog-concerns REF SHH

S847 Bark,M Med. malpractice liab.-concerns REF SCM

S848 Bark,M Basic generation svc.-concerns REF SEG

S849 Bark,M Global war on terror vets-cert. benf. REF SSG

S850 Bark,M PAAD elig.-excl. vet. entitlements REF SHH

S851 Bark,M PAAD-extends elig., cert. disab. persons REF SHH

S852 Bark,M Hosp. Tech. Task Force-estab. REF SHH

S853 Bark,M Ambulatory care fac.-repeals assessment REF SHH

S854 Bark,M Nonpub. sch. pupil transp.-concerns REF SED

S855 Bark,M Sch. day extension-concerns REF SED

S856 Bark,M Students studying abroad-info on crimes REF SED

S857 Bark,M Sch. pupils-concerns self-admin. meds REF SED

S858 Bark,M Sch dist budget reduction appeal-concern REF SED

S859 Bark,M Place of worship-penal. for crimes w/in REF SJU

S860 Bark,M Energy conserv. patent income-tax excl. REF SEN

S861 Bark,M Retire The Debt Acct.-creates REF SBA

S862 Bark,M St. Auditor-concerns cert. audits REF SSG

S863 Bark,M Emerg. bldg. inspectors-concerns REF SCU

S864 Bark,M Mun. consolidation-concerns REF SED

S865 Bark,M Sr. cit., disab.-util. auth. svc. fee REF SCU

S866 Bark,M Alt electrical energy-concern production REF SEG

S867 Bark,M At Home Downtown prog.-creates REF SCU

S868 Bark,M Regional Efficiency Aid Prog.-concerns REF SCU

S869 Ciesla,A Retir. income-incr income tax exclusions REF SBA

S870 Ciesla,A Homestead Rebate-incr. income elig. REF SBA

S871 Ciesla,A Dogs-concerns sale REF SEG

S872 Ciesla,A Kennel overcrowding-reg. to proh. REF SEG

S873 Ciesla,A Sargassum, wild-proh. harvesting or sale REF SEN

S874 Ciesla,A Realty transfer fee-clarifies law REF SBA

S875 Ciesla,A Coastal Dredge Disposal Alt. Task Force REF SEN

S876 Bark,M Abbott dist.-concerns spending REF SED

S877 Kean,T Walter Gilbert Alexander-plaque of honor REF SSG

S878 Rice,R Special law enforcement off.-firearms REF SLP

S879 Rice,R Pub access, cert govt records-concerns REF SCU

S880 Inverso,P Fuel cell-powered veh.-concerns REF STR

S881 Inverso,P Veh. for the Future Study Comm.-creates REF SEN

S882 Inverso,P Aircraft operation-concerns REF SLP

S883 Inverso,P Rte. 92 Freeway extension-repeal auth. REF STR

S884 Inverso,P Hwy. prop. devel.-concerns impact REF STR

S885 Inverso,P Fuel cell-powered equip.-concerns REF SSG

S886 Bucco,A Court Appointed Special Advocates-$100K REF SJU

S888 Bucco,A Water Supply, 21st Century Task Force REF SEN

S889 Bucco,A Lake Hopatcong Comm.;$1.5M REF SEN

S890 Bucco,A Vet's monument, Roxbury Twp-restore;$10K REF SLP

S891 Bucco,A Toxic Mold Prot. Act of 2004 REF SCU

S892 Bucco,A Income tax cred.-allows one-time REF SBA

S893 Bucco,A Emp. health benf.-calculate bus tax alt REF SCM

S894 Bucco,A Child prot svcs investigation pilot prog REF SHH

S895 Bucco,A Adoption expenses-income tax deduct. REF SHH

S896 Bucco,A Post-Viability Prot. Act REF SJU

S897 Bucco,A Hearing Aid Asst. Prog.-incr. allowance REF SHH

S898 Bucco,A Devel. Disab Care Contrib Rate Appeal Bd REF SHH

S899 Bucco,A Grace's Law-child hearing aids coverage REF SCM

S900 Bucco,A Child offense, failure to report-crime REF SJU

S901 Bucco,A Domestic viol.-incr. civil penal REF SJU

S902 Bucco,A Sch. dist.-estab. emerg./crises plan REF SED

S903 Bucco,A Holocaust Ed. Comm-monitor internet info REF SED

S904 Bucco,A Handicapped pupils transp-req. training REF SED

S905 Inverso,P Crim sexual contact-estab mand min term REF SLP

S906 Bucco,A Juv. records-concerns REF SJU

S907 Bucco,A Arson offense, cert.-third degree crime REF SJU

S908 Bucco,A Domestic Security Planning Group-memb. REF SLP

S909 Bucco,A Crime victims-concerns rights REF SJU

S910 Bucco,A Terrorism, report related crime-immunity REF SJU

S911 Bucco,A Higher ed. governing bds.-concerns REF SED

S912 Bucco,A Charter sch. fac.-estab. St. aid prog. REF SED

S913 Bucco,A Sch. dist. regionalization-pilot prog. REF SED

S914 Bucco,A Estate tax-recoupling of the computation REF SBA

S915 Bucco,A Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax REF SBA

S916 Bucco,A Motor fuels tax refund-recreational boat REF STR

S917 Bucco,A Substance abuse treatment-insur coverage REF SHH

Bills Introduced (cont'd):



S918 Bucco,A Diabetic students-sch emp. training req. REF SED

S919 Bucco,A Hosp. Infection Reporting Act REF SHH

S920 Bucco,A Managed care plans-pymt. of svcs. REF SCM

S921 Bucco,A Sunrise House Foundation, Inc.;$75K REF SHH

S922 Bucco,A Community Hope, Inc.;$50K REF SHH

S923 Bucco,A Prosthetic appliances-health insur cover REF SCM

S924 Bucco,A Psych. hosp. closing-Leg. to void REF SHH

S925 Bucco,A Bone marrow donation-concerns REF SHH

S926 Bucco,A Fire detection equip.-exempt sales taxes REF SCM

S927 Bucco,A Co., mun. veh.-concerns sale REF SCU

S928 Bucco,A ASPIRA;$500K REF SCU

S929 Bucco,A Vol., cert. org.-crim. hist. check fee REF SLP

S930 Bucco,A Smoke detector prog.-estab. in DCA REF SCU

S931 Bucco,A Homestead prop. tax reimb.-elig. REF SCU

S932 Bucco,A Mun. receiving St. aid-concerns qual. REF SCU

S933 Bucco,A Org. For Hispanic Affairs;$50K REF SCU

S934 Bucco,A Resid. id cards-auth. issuance REF SLP

S935 Bucco,A Corp. bus tax-concerns subchapter S corp REF SBA

S936 Bucco,A High efficiency home heat equip.-concern REF SEG

S937 Kyrillos,J Bus. emp. incentives, cert.-allows REF SEG

S938 Inverso,P WWII Vet. Memor. Fd.-voluntary contrib. REF SLP

S939 Ciesla,A Homestead Sch. Prop. Tax Reimb. Act REF SCU

S940 Singer,R Sch. bd. emp.-NJEA convention REF SED

S941 Singer,R Sch. bd. emp.-mil. svc. cred. REF SED

S942 Singer,R Long-term care fac.-concerns REF SHH

S943 Singer,R Petting zoos-estab. sanitation req. REF SEG

S944 Singer,R Firemen-clarify tenure protections REF SSG

S945 Singer,R Common interest communities-disputes REF SCU

S946 Singer,R Emerg. response veh.-red lights/sirens REF SLP

S947 Ciesla,A Pharmaceutical Research/Combat Alco. Fd. REF SHH

S948 Gill,N Equity in Ed. Prog. Act REF SED

S949 Gill,N Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab REF SCM

S950 Gill,N MRI svcs.-concerns providers REF SHH

S951 Gill,N Electricians-concerns qual. journeymen REF SCM

S952 Gill,N MV recovery-concerns fee schedules REF SCM

S953 Gill,N Overdraft fees-finan. instit to disclose REF SCM

S954 Gill,N Sci. and Tech. Comm.-investment returns REF SEG

S955 Gill,N Tech. Bus. Incubator Prog Asst Fd-estab. REF SEG

S956 Gill,N Tsunami relief, Southeast Asia;$1M REF SBA

S957 Gill,N Disab. vet.-concerns prop. tax exemp. REF SCU

S958 Gill,N Eviction proceedings-concerns REF SCU

S959 Gill,N Driv. lic. renewal-persons 70 and older REF STR

S960 Buono,B Alternative fueled veh.-concerns purch. REF SEN

S961 Buono,B Child care fac.-corp. bus. tax cred. REF SHH

S962 Buono,B Child care expenses-income tax cred. REF SHH

S963 Buono,B St. rev. estimating-concerns REF SBA

S964 Buono,B Emerg. svcs vol, paid leave-bus tax cred REF SLP

S965 Buono,B Good driv. w/same insur.-10% disc. REF SCM

S966 Buono,B Defibrillators, sr. cit. ctrs-grant prog REF SHH

S967 Buono,B Primary stroke ctr. req.-concerns REF SHH

S968 Buono,B Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd REF SHH

S969 Smith,B/Martin,R Water resources & water qual.-concerns REF SEN

S970 Lance,L Suppl. comp., cert.-limits upon retir. REF SCU

S971 Lance,L Prof. licensed engineers-concerns REF SCU

S972 Lance,L Develop. impact fees-auth mun assessment REF SCU

S973 Lance,L Airport expansion-approval procedure REF STR

S974 Lance,L Obligation proceeds-competitive bidding REF SSG

S975 Lance,L Land appraisals-incl. farmland preserv. REF SEN

S976 Lance,L/Bucco,A+4 Highlands Region-concerns cert. constr REF SEN

S977 Lance,L Adoption expenses-income tax cred. REF SHH

S978 Lance,L Transfer inheritance tax-phases out REF SBA

S979 Lance,L Students w/conflict of conscience-excuse REF SED

S980 Lance,L Obscene materials, pub sch-concerns REF SED

S981 Lance,L Pupil concentration rates, cert.-concern REF SED

S982 Lance,L/Turner,S Rt. 31 Purple Heart Memor. Hwy.-desig. REF STR

S983 Lance,L Truck ban-extend to 96-inch wide trucks REF STR

S984 Bark,M Fire drills during summer sch.-concerns REF SED

S985 Bark,M Sex discrim. in wage pymt.-concerns REF SLA

S986 Bark,M TPAF enrollment-incr. elig. comp. level REF SSG

S987 Buono,B Disab. person, unattended in mv-penal REF SHH

S988 Buono,B Higher ed. instit.-concerns St. aid REF SED

Bills Introduced (cont'd):



S989 Buono,B Safe Sch., Communities Viol. Prev.;$5.1M REF SED

S990 Buono,B Pupil transp. svc. contracts-concerns REF SED

S991 Buono,B Pub. sch.-not in session, cert. election REF SED

S992 Buono,B Sick leave-extends definition REF SED

S993 Buono,B Harassment prev., pub. sch.-concerns REF SED

S994 Buono,B Sch. buses, newly-manuf.-equip w/sensors REF SED

S995 Buono,B Sch. transp.-pupils on haz. rts. REF SED

S996 Buono,B MV manuf.-concerns disclosures REF SCM

S997 Buono,B Accident reports-concerns REF STR

S998 Buono,B Sch. bus safety-concerns REF SED

S999 Buono,B MV viol. in sch. zone-double fines REF STR

S1000 Buono,B Fred's Law-concerns mv accident REF SLP

S1001 Buono,B POW lic. plates-redesigns REF STR

S1002 Sweeney,S Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns REF SLA

S1003 Sweeney,S Off. killed on duty-pay funeral expenses REF SLP

S1004 Sweeney,S MV right-of-way viol.-estab. addl. penal REF SLP

S1005 Sweeney,S Workers comp.-concerns suppl. benf. REF SLA

S1006 Sweeney,S Petroleum refinery equip-prop tax assess REF SEG

S1007 Sweeney,S Fire insur. policy-concerns exclusions REF SCM

S1008 Sweeney,S Pymts. in lieu of taxes-concerns sharing REF SCU

S1009 Sweeney,S Loc. pub. contracts, cert.-concerns REF SCU

S1010 Sweeney,S UEZ, Salem City-create REF SEG

S1011 Sweeney,S Energy, utility svc. sales-concerns REF SEG

S1012 Sweeney,S Community Health Law Proj.-estab. rev. REF SCU

S1013 Sweeney,S Journeyman electricians-concerns REF SLA

S1014 Sweeney,S Parents-concerns safety pamphlet REF SHH

S1015 Sweeney,S Physician's off., cert.-concerns REF SHH

S1016 Sweeney,S Anabolic androgenic steroids-proh, minor REF SHH

S1017 Sweeney,S Foster parent, DYFS caseworker-drug test REF SHH

S1018 Sweeney,S Sch. buses, cert.-extends life REF SED

S1019 Sweeney,S Minority Teacher Recruitment Off.-estab. REF SED

S1020 Sweeney,S Pub. contracts-concerns REF SCU

S1021 Sweeney,S Emp. rest & meal breaks-concerns REF SLA

S1022 Sweeney,S Taxicab law-revises REF STR

S1023 Sweeney,S Corp. bus. tax-concerns REF SBA

S1024 Sweeney,S Pub. fd. investment in Delaware-concerns REF SSG

S1025 Sweeney,S Computer software-impose sales tax REF SBA

S1026 Sweeney,S Cats and dogs-concerns sterilization REF SEG

S1027 Sweeney,S Natural resources-concerns damage pymt. REF SEN

S1028 Sweeney,S Industrial solid waste landfills-concern REF SEN

S1029 Sweeney,S Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays REF SEN

S1030 Sweeney,S Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation REF SED

S1031 Weinberg,L/Vitale,J Nonprofit agencies-working capital fd. REF SHH

S1032 Bucco,A Defibrillator training-police/fire off. REF SLP

S1033 Bucco,A MV fines, cert.-revises REF STR

S1034 Bucco,A Car Watch prog.-estab. REF SLP

S1035 Bucco,A Vol. firefighter-prov. time off for fire REF SLP

S1036 Bucco,A Urban search & rescue teams-$500K REF SLP

S1037 Bucco,A Juv detention off., co.-police powers REF SLP

S1038 Bucco,A Firefighter cert.-concerns REF SLP

S1039 Bucco,A Obscene material-concerns use of mv REF SLP

S1040 Bucco,A Firefighters-mandates basic training REF SLP

S1041 Bucco,A MV documents-concerns REF STR

S1042 Bucco,A William's Law; pertains to pool safety REF SCU

S1043 Lance,L Handicapped parking-concerns REF STR

S1044 Lance,L Child porn-upgrades crime REF SLP

S1045 Lance,L Vol fire companies-exemp charitable fees REF SCM

S1046 Vitale,J Ambulatory care fac.-concerns REF SHH

S1047 Vitale,J Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns REF SHH

S1048 Vitale,J Income tax-concerns special contrib. REF SCM

S1049 Kyrillos,J Fort Monmouth Redevel. Auth.-creates REF SEG

SCR44 Bark,M Cig. Tax Act-dedicate rev., anti-smoking REF SHH

SCR45 Bark,M Sr., disab. prop. tax deduct.-incr. REF SCU

SCR46 Bark,M Sr. cit.-reduce loc. sch. prop. taxes REF SED

SCR47 Bark,M Statutes-Loc. Mandate Council examine REF SCU

SCR48 Bucco,A Court fac. construction-St. assume debt. REF SJU

SCR49 Bucco,A Prop. tax deduct.-cert resid. REF SCU

SCR50 Kyrillos,J Transp sys-dedicate motor fuel tax rev REF STR

SCR51 Kyrillos,J Thorough & Efficient Ed. Council-estab REF SED

SCR52 Singer,R Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig. REF SLP

SCR53 Singer,R Enhanced Community Option waiver-concern REF SHH

Bills Introduced (cont'd):



SCR54 Singer,R Clean Ocean Zone leg.-Congress enact REF SEN

SCR55 Singer,R Sr/disab prop tax deduct-incr elig limit REF SCU

SCR56 Gill,N Vet, non-wartime-annual prop tax deduct REF SCU

SCR57 Sweeney,S Community Svc. Block Grant Prog.-fd. REF SCU

SJR16 Bark,M Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Wk-desig REF SHH

SJR17 Bark,M Anne Frank-honors her life REF SSG

SJR18 Singer,R Leukemia Lymphoma Awareness Mo.-Sept. REF SHH

SR20 Singer,R St. of Israel bonds-commends investment REF SSG

SR21 Buono,B Hybrid veh.-desig. alt. fuel veh. REF SEN

SR22 Lance,L Telecommunications-repeal fed excise tax REF SEG

SR23 Weinberg,L/Vitale,J Rights of the Child-ratify convention REF SHH

SR24 Sweeney,S Delaware Coastal Zone Act-amend REF SEN



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S77 Kean,T/Karcher,E+3 World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Fd-contrib. FROM SED

S204 Allen,D/Vitale,J+1 Homeless prog.;$1M FROM SHH

S256 Kean,T+2 Exec. Comm. on Ethical Standards-memb. FROM SSG

S277 Sarlo,P/Lesniak,R+2 Prof. football training fac.-estab. FROM SEG

S446 Rice,R/Turner,S Abbott dist. sch. fac. proj.;$2B FROM SED

S514 Littell,R/Buono,B+1 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf. FROM SED

S515 Littell,R/Martin,R Punitive damages-concerns FROM SJU

S518 Littell,R Wildcat Rock Shelter brook-concerns name FROM SEN

S660 Bryant,W/Kenny,B St. col., univ. contracts-concerns FROM SED



Co-Sponsors Added:



S976 (Bark,M; Kavanaugh,W; Littell,R; McNamara,H) Highlands Region-concerns cert. constr



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



SR14 (Gormley,W) Solid Waste Env Reg Clarification RR Act



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective January 17, 2006



Standing Reference Committee:



Education:



Senator Joseph Doria (31), to replace Senator Nicholas Scutari (32).



Commerce:



Senator Nicholas Scutari (32), to replace Senator Loretta Weinberg (37).



The Senate President has made the following re-appointment:



*Effective January 17, 2006



Advisory Council to the Juvenile Justice Commission:



Laurie Griffa, of Montclair.





The Senate adjourned at 5:22 P.M. to meet again at a date and time to be announced.



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2026 Dancer,R Sch. crossing guard, traffic reg-concern REF ATR

A2027 Dancer,R Chemical fac. inspector-background check REF AEN

A2028 Dancer,R Combat Action Ribbon-auth. lic. plate REF ATR

A2029 Dancer,R Long-term care fac.-concerns REF AHE

A2030 Dancer,R Common interest communities-disputes REF AHO

A2031 Dancer,R Community redevel.-concerns REF AHO

A2032 Dancer,R Horseflesh for human consumption-proh. REF AAN

A2033 Dancer,R Open space-prov. vol. income tax contrib REF AAN

A2034 Dancer,R Jersey Fresh-concerns sale along GSP REF AAN

A2035 Dancer,R Water diverted for agric.-concerns REF AAN

A2036 Dancer,R Grave site thefts-concerns REF AJU

A2037 Bodine,F St. Auditor-concerns cert. audits REF ASG

A2038 Chatzidakis,L Pinelands Instit, Nat./Env Studies-estab REF AEN

A2039 Chatzidakis,L St. bldgs.-concerns energy standards REF AEN

A2040 Gregg,G Pre-packaged goods-concern slack-filling REF ACO

A2041 Gregg,G Radon testers cert.-concern fees REF AEN

A2042 Gregg,G Env. Performance Track Prog.-tax cred. REF AEN

A2043 Gregg,G Export Promotion Tax Cred. Act REF ACE

A2044 Gregg,G Bus. owners, cert-deduct pension contrib REF ACE

A2045 Gregg,G Dependent care asst., excl.-certain REF AMV

A2046 Gregg,G Manuf. home-revise definition REF AHO

A2047 Gregg,G Better Ed. Savings Trust-concerns REF AED

A2048 Gregg,G Co. coll.-concerns cert. study prog. REF AHI

A2049 Gregg,G Spruce Run Creek, Hunterdon Co.;$3.4M REF AEN

A2050 Oliver,S Dogs-concerns licensing REF AAN

A2051 Burzichelli,J Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation REF AED

A2052 Conaway,H Nursing staff, health care fac.-concerns REF AHE

A2053 Conaway,H/Conners,J Willingboro Sch. Dist.;$8M REF AED

ACR110 Chatzidakis,L Lame-duck period-concerns rev incr REF AAP

ACR111 Bodine,F St. transp. sys.-motor fuels tax revenue REF ATR

ACR112 Bodine,F Statutes-Loc. Mandate Council examine REF AHO

ACR113 Bodine,F Sr. cit. prop. tax-mun. place limit REF AHE

ACR114 Dancer,R Debt Limitation Clause-voter approval REF ASG

AJR74 Bodine,F Smart Hwy. Study Comm.-creates REF ATR

AJR75 Bodine,F Anne Frank-honors her life REF AED

AR88 Chatzidakis,L US mil. serving overseas-express support REF AMV



Co-Sponsors Added:



A454 (Manzo,L; Barnes,P; Prieto,V; Fisher,D; Scalera,F; Oliver,S; Cruz-Perez,N; Quigley,J; Panter,M; Steele,A; Van Drew,J;

Chivukula,U; McKeon,J; Wisniewski,J; Gordon,R) Textbook purchases-income tax credit

A456 (Scalera,F; Chivukula,U; Voss,J; Prieto,V; Green,J; Barnes,P; Connors,C; Conaway,H; Diegnan,P; Panter,M; McKeon,J;

Wisniewski,J; Oliver,S; Payne,W; Stack,B; Manzo,L) Sex off.-concerns

A1021 (Schaer,G) Meadowlands Conserv. Trust-tax contrib.

A1488 (Handlin,A) Camp. contrib.-concerns

A1551 (Schaer,G) Intergovt. transfer prog.-concerns



The Assembly Speaker has made the following committee assignments:

(Only Chair Assignments available at this time)



GROUP A



Budget (ABU)



Louis D. Greenwald (6) Chair

William D. Payne (29) Vice-Chair









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



GROUP A (cont'd)



Consumer Affairs (ACO)



Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) Chair

Reed Gusciora (15) Vice-Chair



Financial Institutions and Insurance (AFI)



Neil M. Cohen (20) Chair

Michael J. Panter (12) Vice-Chair



Health and Senior Services (AHE)



Herb Conaway, Jr. (7) Chair

Joan M. Quigley (32) Vice-Chair



Higher Education (AHI)



Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18) Chair

Pamela R. Lampitt (6) Vice-Chair



Telecommunications and Utilities (ATU)



Upendra J. Chivukula (17) Chair

Vincent Prieto (32) Vice-Chair



GROUP B



Appropriations (AAP)



Nellie Pou (35) Chair

Joseph Cryan (20) Vice-Chair



Commerce and Economic Development (ACE)



John J. Burzichelli (3) Chair

Joseph Vas (19) Vice-Chair



Housing and Local Government (AHO)



Jerry Green (22) Chair

Frederick Scalera (36) Vice-Chair



Law and Public Safety (ALP)



Peter J. Barnes, Jr. (18) Chair

Gordon M. Johnson (37) Vice-Chair



Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities (ARP)



Wilfredo Caraballo (29) Chair

Brian P. Stack (33) Vice-Chair







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



GROUP B (cont'd)



Tourism and Gaming (ATG)



Jeff Van Drew (1) Chair

Jim Whelan (2) Vice-Chair



GROUP C



Judiciary (AJU)



Linda R. Greenstein (14) Chair

Reed Gusciora (15) Vice-Chair



Labor (ALA)



Joseph V. Egan (17) Chair

Jeff Van Drew (1) Vice-Chair



Military and Veterans' Affairs (AMV)



Jack Conners (7) Chair

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) Vice-Chair



Regulatory Oversight (ARO)



William D. Payne (29) Chair

Alfred E. Steele (35) Vice-Chair



Transportation and Public Works (ATR)



John S. Wisniewski (19) Chair

Linda Stender (22) Vice-Chair



GROUP D



Agriculture and Natural Resources (AAN)



Douglas H. Fisher (3) Chair

Nelson T. Albano (1) Vice-Chair



Education (AED)



Craig A. Stanley (28) Chair

Joan M. Voss (38) Vice-Chair



Environment and Solid Waste (AEN)



John F. McKeon (27) Chair

Robert M. Gordon (38) Vice-Chair



Homeland Security and State Preparedness (AHS)



Joan M. Quigley (32) Chair

Frederick Scalera (36) Vice-Chair



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



GROUP D (cont'd)



Human Services (AHU)



Joseph Cryan (20) Chair

Sheila Y. Oliver (34) Vice-Chair



State Government (ASG)



Mims Hackett, Jr. (27) Chair

Gary S. Schaer (36) Vice-Chair



Note to the 01/09/2006 Digest:



Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S1142 (Impreveduto,A) Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation



Notes to the 01/10/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A404 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Driv lic/regis fees-concerns REF ATR



The Assembly Speaker has made the following re-appointment:



*Effective January 10, 2006



New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education:



Phillip Kirschner, of Moorestown.



The Assembly adjourned at 5:16 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, January 26, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/10/06):



P.L.2005, c.282. S2830 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Lance,L+1 1/9/2006 Governor-concerns title

P.L.2005, c.283. S204 ScaAaAca (3R) Smith,B/Singer,R+3 1/9/2006 Charitable Registration Act-revises

P.L.2005, c.284. S320 AcaAa (2R) Bark,M/Kyrillos,J+2 1/9/2006 Main Street NJ Advis. Bd.-incr. memb.

P.L.2005, c.285. S466 ScaAca (2R) McNamara,H/McKeon,J+2 1/9/2006 Statewide Water Supply Plan-revisions

P.L.2005, c.286. S1314 ScaSaAcaAa (4R) Buono,B/Cohen,N+2 1/9/2006 Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules

P.L.2005, c.287. S1722 ScaAca (2R) Coniglio,J/Cohen,N+4 1/9/2006 Debt adjusters, lic.-estab. addl. req.

P.L.2005, c.288. S1892 ScaAca (2R) Inverso,P/Bryant,W 1/9/2006 Bus. taxes, estimated-concerns

P.L.2005, c.289. A773 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Van Drew,J+8 1/9/2006 Telemarketers-concerns

P.L.2005, c.290. A880 AcaScaAa (3R) Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+17 1/9/2006 FF, police, cert.-hiring preference

P.L.2005, c.291. A1351 Aca (1R) Greenwald,L/Smith,R 1/9/2006 Consumer contracts, cert-concern content

P.L.2005, c.292. A2624 AcaAaSaAa (4R) Smith,R/Johnson,G+6 1/9/2006 Boat safety course-concerns

P.L.2005, c.293. A3082 Greenstein,L/Chivukula,U+3 1/9/2006 Radio transmissions, cert.-concerns

P.L.2005, c.294. A3262 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Vas,J+3 1/9/2006 Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force

P.L.2005, c.295. A3358 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Vas,J+3 1/9/2006 Ambulances, used-concerns sale

P.L.2005, c.296. A3798 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+2 1/9/2006 Light or heat providers-clarifies law

P.L.2005, c.297. A3826 Greenwald,L+3 1/9/2006 Income tax deadlines-concerns

P.L.2005, c.298. A3900/4010 Acs (ACS) Sires,A/Munoz,E+16 1/9/2006 World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Fd-contrib.

P.L.2005, c.299. A4468 Sires,A/Manzo,L+2 1/9/2006 Bd. of ed, co. voc. sch dist-incr. memb.

P.L.2005, c.300. A4532 Acs (ACS) Caraballo,W/Van Drew,J+21 1/9/2006 Home heating, energy asst. prog.-approp.

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/10/06) (cont'd):



P.L.2005, c.301. A4563 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+7 1/9/2006 Wastewater treatment sys. proj.;$30M

P.L.2005, c.302. S2928 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Lesniak,R+2 1/10/2006 Prof. football training fac.-estab.

P.L.2005, c.303. A456 Sca (1R) Prieto,V/Cohen,N+5 1/11/2006 Needle electromyography-physicians

P.L.2005, c.304. A1922 AcsAca Sca (ACS/2R) Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+4 1/11/2006 Guardianship law-amends

P.L.2005, c.305. A1986 AcaScaSa (3R) Weinberg,L/Gordon,R+3 1/11/2006 Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab.

P.L.2005, c.306. A2091 Sca (1R) Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+3 1/11/2006 Children's protective eyewear-concerns

P.L.2005, c.307. A2196 AcaSca (2R) Cryan,J/Vas,J+6 1/11/2006 Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb.

P.L.2005, c.308. A3168 Sca (1R) Impreveduto,A/Cohen,N+5 1/11/2006 Court reporters-certifies

P.L.2005, c.309. A3413 AcaSca (2R) Mayer,D/Previte,M+25 1/11/2006 Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative

P.L.2005, c.310. A3931 AaSca (2R) Morgan,R/Panter,M+16 1/11/2006 Suicide prev.-concerns instruction

P.L.2005, c.311. A4584 AcaSca (2R) Sires,A/Quigley,J+3 1/11/2006 Emerg. med. helicopter prog.-incr. fees

P.L.2005, c.312. S70 ScaSa (2R) Rice,R/Cunningham,G+18 1/12/2006 Inmate Ed. & Voc. Training Study Comm.

P.L.2005, c.313. S189 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Lesniak,R/Barnes,P 1/12/2006 Waterfront Comission Act-amends

P.L.2005, c.314. S206 ScsAcaAca (SCS/2R) Smith,B/Lance,L+2 1/12/2006 Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

P.L.2005, c.315. S240 Coniglio,J/Weinberg,L+1 1/12/2006 Underground storage tank grants-concerns

P.L.2005, c.316. S273 Adler,J/Gormley,W+2 1/12/2006 Criminal mischief-upgrades

P.L.2005, c.317. S434 Littell,R/Buono,B+13 1/12/2006 Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf.

P.L.2005, c.318. S487 Aca (1R) Buono,B/Sweeney,S+10 1/12/2006 Handicapped, prov. emp.-bus. tax cred.

P.L.2005, c.319. S570 Scs (SCS) Baer,B/Rice,R+4 1/12/2006 Eviction proceedings-concerns

P.L.2005, c.320. S650 Scs (SCS) Rice,R/Cunningham,G+2 1/12/2006 Mil. svc.-concerns lease cancellation

P.L.2005, c.321. S709 Sa (1R) Turner,S/Ciesla,A+6 1/12/2006 Death penal.-create study comm.

P.L.2005, c.322. S1044 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Turner,S 1/12/2006 Police off applicant fitness-investigate

P.L.2005, c.323. S1137 Littell,R/Martin,R 1/12/2006 Punitive damages-concerns

P.L.2005, c.324. S1142 Cardinale,G/Baer,B 1/12/2006 Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation

P.L.2005, c.325. S1311 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E+1 1/12/2006 Bottled water label-prov. date

P.L.2005, c.326. S1315 ScaSa (2R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+4 1/12/2006 PFRS membership-concerns

P.L.2005, c.327. S1508 Littell,R/McHose,A 1/12/2006 Wildcat Rock Shelter brook-concerns name

P.L.2005, c.328. S1568 Codey,R/McKeon,J 1/12/2006 Sch. dist. pension fd-bd of trustee memb

P.L.2005, c.329. S1886 Sweeney,S/Cohen,N+3 1/12/2006 Emp fraudulent practices-emp rights

P.L.2005, c.330. S2027 McNamara,H/Connors,L 1/12/2006 DEP land, cert. prop. damage-incr. penal

P.L.2005, c.331. S2083 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Gill,N+2 1/12/2006 Domestic partners, surviving-rights

P.L.2005, c.332. S2125 Sa (1R) Rice,R/Gill,N+2 1/12/2006 Crim. street gangs-concerns

P.L.2005, c.333. S2161 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Madden,F+7 1/12/2006 Domestic viol.-concerns

P.L.2005, c.334. S2167 Sa (1R) Adler,J/Gill,N 1/12/2006 Health benf.-cert. dependents, cert. emp

P.L.2005, c.335. S2180 Kavanaugh,W/Bateman,C 1/12/2006 St.-owned prop-concerns use restrictions

P.L.2005, c.336. S2194 SaAcaAca w/GR (4R) Karcher,E/Scutari,N+6 1/12/2006 St. contracting process-concerns

P.L.2005, c.337. S2326 Coniglio,J/Egan,J 1/12/2006 Temp. disab. benf. offsets-concerns

P.L.2005, c.338. S2383 Martin,R/Greenstein,L 1/12/2006 Alternate Proc., Dispute Resolution Act

P.L.2005, c.339. S2417 ScaAcaAaSa (4R) Adler,J/Turner,S+4 1/12/2006 Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab.

P.L.2005, c.340. S2450 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Karcher,E+3 1/12/2006 Striped bass-changes limits

P.L.2005, c.341. S2471 Sca (1R) Kenny,B/Lance,L 1/12/2006 SHBP-limit coverage, cert. St. emp.

P.L.2005, c.342. S2481 Vitale,J/Baer,B+12 1/12/2006 Minor consent to HIV treatment-permits

P.L.2005, c.343. S2517 ScaSa (2R) Kenny,B/Bucco,A+16 1/12/2006 CDS offense-concerns penal.

P.L.2005, c.344. S2521/2711 Scs (SCS) Adler,J/Asselta,N+4 1/12/2006 Parole Bd. hearing off.-civil svc. prot.

P.L.2005, c.345. S2533 ScaSa (2R) Adler,J/Doria,J+3 1/12/2006 Film production expenses-concerns

P.L.2005, c.346. S2567 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Madden,F+7 1/12/2006 Health clubs-req. defibrillators

P.L.2005, c.347. S2595 Sca (1R) Inverso,P/Girgenti,J+4 1/12/2006 Pedophile crimes-student pamphlets

P.L.2005, c.348. S2612 ScaSa (2R) Smith,B/McNamara,H 1/12/2006 Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits

P.L.2005, c.349. S2693 Sca (1R) Rice,R/McKeon,J 1/12/2006 Water supply project/planning;$53M

P.L.2005, c.350. S2696/2725 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Madden,F/Rice,R+2 1/12/2006 Elderly, disab.-concerns housing

P.L.2005, c.351. S2710 Sca (1R) Doria,J/Chivukula,U 1/12/2006 MV sales-concerns

P.L.2005, c.352. S2824 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Buono,B+7 1/12/2006 Health Claims Auth Processing & Pymt Act

P.L.2005, c.353. S2825 McNamara,H/Codey,R 1/12/2006 Verona Twp. Sch. Dist.-sch. bond auth.

P.L.2005, c.354. S2826 Vitale,J/Van Drew,J 1/12/2006 St. Workforce Investment Sys.-concerns

P.L.2005, c.355. S2851 ScaSa (2R) Smith,B/Doria,J 1/12/2006 Remediation of condemned prop.-concerns

P.L.2005, c.356. S2864 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J/Asselta,N+1 1/12/2006 Hwy. work pymts. to contractors-concerns

P.L.2005, c.357. S2878 Buono,B/Vitale,J+1 1/12/2006 Internet gambling pub awareness campaign

P.L.2005, c.358. S2900 Smith,B/Lance,L 1/12/2006 Diesel air pollution prog.-concerns

P.L.2005, c.359. S2905 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Codey,R+10 1/12/2006 NJ STARS II Prog.-estab.

P.L.2005, c.360. S2907 Sca (1R) Doria,J/Manzo,L+1 1/12/2006 Contaminated sites-concerns remediation

P.L.2005, c.361. S2927 Vitale,J/Girgenti,J+11 1/12/2006 Juv. in detention-revise criteria

P.L.2005, c.362. S2930 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Singer,R+2 1/12/2006 Baseball Spectator Safety Act of 2006

P.L.2005, c.363. S2946 Bryant,W/Sires,A 1/12/2006 Counties housing St. inmates;$22M

P.L.2005, c.364. A899 Sca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+7 1/12/2006 High sch. student athlete-concerns

P.L.2005, c.365. A1633 AaSca (2R) Chivukula,U/Egan,J+8 1/12/2006 Brownfields sites-concerns;$285K

P.L.2005, c.366. A1810 Sca (1R) Roberts,J/Cruz-Perez,N+9 1/12/2006 Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS

P.L.2005, c.367. A1860 AcaSca (2R) Cohen,N/Chivukula,U+8 1/12/2006 Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

P.L.2005, c.368. A2095 Greenstein,L/Conaway,H+5 1/12/2006 Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence

P.L.2005, c.369. A2641 AcaSca (2R) Greenwald,L/Manzo,L+5 1/12/2006 St. col., univ. contracts-concerns

P.L.2005, c.370. A2869/3093 AcsAcaAa Sa (ACS/3R) Van Drew,J/Eagler,P+10 1/12/2006 Prof. guardians, regis.-prov.

standards

Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/10/06) (cont'd):



P.L.2005, c.371. A2890 Sca (1R) Chivukula,U/O'Toole,K+7 1/12/2006 Asian Amer. Study Foundation-estab.

P.L.2005, c.372. A3186 AcaAaAaSca (4R) Conaway,H/Smith,R+7 1/12/2006 SPCA-reorg.

P.L.2005, c.373. A3305 ScaSa (2R) Chivukula,U/Wisniewski,J+6 1/12/2006 Foundation for Tech. Advancement

P.L.2005, c.374. A3484 ScaAa (2R) Greenwald,L/Fisher,D+6 1/12/2006 UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

P.L.2005, c.375. A3759 AaAaAaSca (4R) Cohen,N/Johnson,G+17 1/12/2006 Health insur coverage, dependent-concern

P.L.2005, c.376. A3828 AcaScaSaSa (4R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G+2 1/12/2006 Bounty Hunter Lic. Act

P.L.2005, c.377. A3898 Sca (1R) Chivukula,U/Roberts,J+6 1/12/2006 SMART Research, Devel. Compact-ratifies

P.L.2005, c.378. A4055 AcaSca (2R) Van Drew,J+4 1/12/2006 Tourism Restructuring Act

P.L.2005, c.379. A4161 AcaAa (2R) Roberts,J/Vas,J+15 1/12/2006 St. bldg. svc. contract-wage standards

P.L.2005, c.380. A4162 Van Drew,J/Scalera,F+4 1/12/2006 Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns

P.L.2005, c.381. A4164 Panter,M/Quigley,J 1/12/2006 PFRS memb.-extends mandatory retir. age

P.L.2005, c.382. S2335 Scs (SCS) Baer,B/Kean,T+4 1/14/2006 Exec. Comm. on Ethical Standards-memb.

P.L.2005, c.383. S1926 ScaSa (2R) Adler,J/Kean,T+14 1/15/2006 Smoke-Free Air Act

P.L.2005, c.384. S2783 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Vitale,J+3 1/15/2006 Tobacco products-raise min. age to 19



P.L.2005, JR-7. AJR76 Weinberg,L/Greenstein,L+8 1/9/2006 Breast Cancer Awareness Mo.-desig. Oct.

P.L.2005, JR-8. AJR105 AaAaSca (3R) Diegnan,P+5 1/9/2006 Smart Freight RR Study Comm.-creates

P.L.2005, JR-9. SJR66 Vitale,J/Kean,T+3 1/12/2006 Emerg. med. svcs. sys. in NJ-prov. study