NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for January 26, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 3 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Zulima V. Farber, of North Bergen.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS:

Susan Bass Levin, of Cherry Hill.



Bills Introduced:



S1050 Rice,R Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove REF SJU

S1051 Bark,M Horseflesh for human consumption-proh. REF SEG

S1052 Buono,B Auto insur. underwriting rules-concerns REF SCM

S1053 Buono,B Bone mass measurement-insur. cover REF SCM

S1054 Buono,B Civil action judgments-revise statutes REF SJU

S1055 Buono,B Health wellness insur. benf.-concerns REF SHH

S1056 Allen,D Grave site thefts-concerns REF SJU

S1057 Buono,B Marriage ceremonies-attorneys perform REF SJU

S1058 Allen,D Downer cow byproduct-proh. use REF SEG

S1059 Allen,D Child care svc.-income tax deduct. REF SHH

S1060 Allen,D Devel. disab.-estab. placement trusts REF SHH

S1061 Allen,D Sch. fac., hist.-concerns renovation REF SED

S1062 Allen,D Teaching materials-exemp sales/use tax REF SED

S1063 Allen,D Family Home Occupation Act REF SCU

S1064 Allen,D Media literacy-offer instruction REF SED

S1065 Kean,T/Sweeney,S Vet, housing finance-creates grant prog. REF SLP

S1066 Sweeney,S Chiropractors lic.-concerns REF SCM

S1067 Bucco,A Regional superintendents of schs.-estab. REF SED

S1068 Buono,B Horse racing-revises reg. REF SWT

S1069 Buono,B/Allen,D Heritage Tourism Task Force-estab. REF SWT

S1070 Sweeney,S Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$1,263,166 REF SWT

S1071 Adler,J Loc. govt. off.-concerns bond coverage REF SCU

S1072 Bucco,A ATM fac.-emerg. phone service req. REF SCM

S1073 Rice,R Sch. fac. proj.-concerns REF SED

S1074 Littell,R Scooters-concerns operation REF SLP

S1075 Adler,J Law Against Discrim.-makes changes REF SJU

S1076 Martin,R Children, vandalism-parent responsibiliy REF SJU

S1077 Singer,R Custody determinations-removal cases REF SJU

S1078 Singer,R Sch. buses-concerns REF SED

S1079 Singer,R Sch. crossing guards-concerns REF STR

S1080 Singer,R Scooter riders, cert.-wear helmets REF SLP

S1081 Singer,R TPAF vet. retirees-paid health benf. REF SSG

S1082 Rice,R St.-subsidized rental housing-concerns REF SCU

S1083 Lance,L Sch dist budget cap adjustment-concerns REF SED

S1084 Allen,D Victimization of sr. cit., disab.-crime REF SJU

S1085 Codey,R Wells, priv.-test for contaminants REF SEN







Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S1086 Doria,J Caller id.-proh. blocking REF SCM

S1087 Vitale,J/Allen,D Adoptees-permits access to birth cert. REF SHH

S1088 Adler,J Food producers-concerns limited liab. REF SJU

S1089 Adler,J/Turner,S Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim. REF SHH

S1090 Rice,R/Vitale,J Devel. disab.-community-based living REF SHH

S1091 Codey,R/Buono,B Stem Cell Research Bond Act;$230M REF SBA

S1092 Codey,R/Buono,B+3 Life sciences research fac.-auth. finan. REF SBA

S1093 Codey,R/Cardinale,G Involuntary commitment-concerns REF SHH

S1094 Codey,R Disab. children, addl.-Medicaid to cover REF SHH

S1095 Codey,R Health Svc. Advisory Comm.-abolish REF SCM

S1096 Codey,R Restraining orders-concerns REF SJU

S1097 Codey,R Co. prosecutor-ten yrs. legal experience REF SJU

S1098 Codey,R Firearms-clarifies possession REF SLP

S1099 Codey,R/Palaia,J Wireless phone use in mv-primary offense REF SLP

S1100 Codey,R Co. prosecutors-concerns REF SJU

S1101 Codey,R Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch REF SED

S1102 Codey,R Vocational sch. dist.-concerns funding REF SED

S1103 Codey,R Core curriculum standards aid-concerns REF SED

S1104 Codey,R Advertising rates, off.-incr. REF SSG

S1105 Codey,R/Lance,L Leg. Counsel-concerns duties REF SSG

S1106 Codey,R Internet gambling-address as illegal REF SWT

S1107 Girgenti,J/Bucco,A St. Joseph's Regional Med. Ctr.;$7.7M REF SHH

S1108 Vitale,J Absentee ballot application-concerns REF SSG

S1109 Coniglio,J Passaic Valley Sewerage Comm.-concerns REF SSG

SCR58 Sweeney,S Pub. emp. benf.-concerns cert. contrib. REF SLA

SJR19 Doria,J NJ Tpk-dedicate to 101st Airborn Div. REF STR



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



S149 Connors,L/Rice,R+1 Mun. auth. over cert. emp.-concerns REP

S206 Allen,D/Girgenti,J Police off, retired-concerns firearms REP

S213 Allen,D/Codey,R+2 Postpartum depression-concerns REP

S246 Palaia,J/Allen,D+2 Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns REP

S267 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Gill,N Worker's comp-incr for hand or food loss REP/SCA

S306 Asselta,N Correctional fac.-concerns St. aid REP

S320 Madden,F/Sweeney,S+1 Homestead prop. tax reimb-concerns elig. REP

S338 Bark,M/Allen,D Sch. lunches-concerns REP

S399 Martin,R Insur. fd commissioners-auth appt. REP

S440 Sca (1R) Rice,R Real estate lic fees-lead hazard control REP/SCA

S441 Rice,R Truth in Renting booklet-concerns REP

S458 Sca (1R) Rice,R/James,S Child protection window guards-concerns REP/SCA

S472 Sweeney,S/Doria,J+1 Plant closings, cert-prenotification req REP

S530 Buono,B/Rice,R Prop. tax exemp.-facade improvements REP

S535 Buono,B/Madden,F+1 Nurse, regis.-pronouncement of death REP

S548 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Palaia,J+1 Sick leave banks-sch. emp. REP/SCA

S573 McNamara,H/Connors,L Vet. org.-concerns funding REP

S621 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+1 Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab REP/SCA

S639 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+3 Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org. REP/SCA

S643 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/McNamara,H+1 Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth. REP/SCA

S716/832 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P/Allen,D+1 Sex offender reg.-false address penal. REP/SCS

S742 Turner,S/Rice,R+1 Low income home purchase-creates prog. REP

S746 Sca (1R) Turner,S Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. REP/SCA

S781 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+2 Underage driv.-BAC testing REP/SCA

S804 James,S/Connors,L Tort Claims Law-clarifies pub. entities REP

S807 Vitale,J/Buono,B+3 Mental health coverage req.-revises REP

S824 Vitale,J/Lance,L Tax exemp., short term-concerns REP

S829 Vitale,J/Karcher,E+1 Psychology, unlic. practice-concerns REP

S942 Sca (1R) Singer,R/Rice,R Long-term care fac.-concerns REP/SCA

S1005 Sweeney,S/Kavanaugh,W+1 Workers comp.-concerns suppl. benf. REP

S1021 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S/Kavanaugh,W Emp. rest & meal breaks-concerns REP/SCA

S1047 Vitale,J/Kean,T Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns REP

SJR14 Turner,S/Karcher,E Early Intervention Wk.-third wk. of May REP

SR12 Madden,F/Kean,T Healthy Mothers, Babies Mo.-May 2006 REP

SR13 Karcher,E Sch. Energy Crisis Relief Act-enact REP







Bills Referred/SBA:



S267 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Gill,N Worker's comp-incr for hand or food loss

S306 Asselta,N Correctional fac.-concerns St. aid

S320 Madden,F/Sweeney,S+1 Homestead prop. tax reimb-concerns elig.

S440 Sca (1R) Rice,R Real estate lic fees-lead hazard control

S441 Rice,R Truth in Renting booklet-concerns

S530 Buono,B/Rice,R Prop. tax exemp.-facade improvements

S573 McNamara,H/Connors,L Vet. org.-concerns funding

S716/832 Scs (SCS) Inverso,P/Allen,D+1 Sex offender reg.-false address penal.

S742 Turner,S/Rice,R+1 Low income home purchase-creates prog.

S746 Sca (1R) Turner,S Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf.

S807 Vitale,J/Buono,B+3 Mental health coverage req.-revises

S1005 Sweeney,S/Kavanaugh,W+1 Workers comp.-concerns suppl. benf.



Bills Combined:



S832 Karcher,E/Buono,B Sex off.-concerns registration COMB/W S716 (SCS)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S58 Kavanaugh,W St.-owned prop-concerns use restrictions FROM SSG

S309 Asselta,N Parole Bd. hearing off.-civil svc. prot. FROM SLP

S407 Martin,R Meetings of pub. bodies-revises law FROM SSG

S417 Singer,R Crane operators, cert.-prov. licensure FROM SCM

S467 Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J+1 Workers' comp. survivor benf.-concerns FROM SLA

S565 McNamara,H+2 Statewide Water Supply Plan-revisions FROM SEN

S570 McNamara,H/Connors,L DEP land, cert. prop. damage-incr. penal FROM SEN

S729 Inverso,P Radio transmissions, cert.-concerns FROM SLP

S733 Inverso,P/Girgenti,J+1 Pedophile crimes-student pamphlets FROM SLP

S817 Vitale,J/Allen,D+5 Adoptees-permits access to birth cert. FROM SHH

S1002 Sweeney,S Grievance arbitration clauses-concerns FROM SLA

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

SJR15 Vitale,J/Kean,T+1 Emerg. med. svcs. sys. in NJ-prov. study FROM SHH



Co-Sponsors Added:



S149 (James,S) Mun. auth. over cert. emp.-concerns

S213 (Madden,F; Singer,R) Postpartum depression-concerns

S494 (Weinberg,L) Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

S503 (Lesniak,R; Weinberg,L) Health Insur Affordability Access Reform

S535 (Vitale,J) Nurse, regis.-pronouncement of death

S639 Sca (1R) (Buono,B; Sweeney,S) Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org.

S742 (James,S) Low income home purchase-creates prog.

S781 Sca (1R) (Sacco,N; Sweeney,S) Underage driv.-BAC testing

S1005 (Coniglio,J) Workers comp.-concerns suppl. benf.

S1092 (Bryant, W; Karcher,E) Life sciences research fac.-auth. finan.

SCR16 (Adler,J) Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S149 (Rice,R) Mun. auth. over cert. emp.-concerns

S157 (Asselta,N) Sex offenders-concerns

S211 (Coniglio,J) Eminent domain-temp. moratorium

S218 (Weinberg,L) Victims of crime-revises statutes

S265 (Weinberg,L) Child product safety-concerns

S458 Sca (1R) (James,S) Child protection window guards-concerns

S544 (Weinberg,L) Cervical cancer-health insur. coverage

S673 (Buono,B) Donated leave prog.-St. emp. participate

S781 Sca (1R) (Buono,B) Underage driv.-BAC testing

S810 (Weinberg,L) Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S832 (Buono,B) Sex off.-concerns registration

S942 Sca (1R) (Rice,R) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S987 (Vitale,J) Disab. person, unattended in mv-penal







Co-Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S1003 (Madden,F) Off. killed on duty-pay funeral expenses

S1005 (Kavanaugh,W) Workers comp.-concerns suppl. benf.

S1021 Sca (1R) (Kavanaugh,W) Emp. rest & meal breaks-concerns

S1047 (Kean,T) Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns

SR12 (Kean,T) Healthy Mothers, Babies Mo.-May 2006



Third Co-Prime Sponsor Added:



S1089 (Vitale,J) Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim.



The Senate President has made the following re-appointments:



*Effective January 18, 2006



State Capitol Joint Management Commission:



Kathleen Crotty, of Ewing.

John Samerjan, of Princeton.



Note to the 6/30/2005 Digest:



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



AJR105 AaAaSca (3R) *NOT* (Kean,T) Smart Freight RR Study Comm.-creates



The Senate adjourned at 5:22 P.M. to meet again on Monday, January 30, 2006 (SESSION/CONFIRMATIONS, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2056 Cohen,N Health Insur Affordability Access Reform REF AFI

A2057 Cohen,N Disab. vet.-concerns prop. tax exemp. REF AMV

A2058 Cohen,N Captive insur.-reg. REF AFI

A2059 Cohen,N Name change applications-concerns REF AJU

A2060 Gusciora,R Traffic performance objective-conformity REF AHO

A2061 Gusciora,R MV dealers-concerns REF ATR

A2062 Gusciora,R Hepatitis B vaccination cost-insur cover REF AFI

A2063 Gusciora,R Alco., drug addiction-concerns recovery REF AHU

A2064 Gusciora,R Photo radar devices-auth. use REF ALP

A2065 Conaway,H/McKeon,J Casino gaming areas-proh. smoking REF AHE

A2066 Van Drew,J Cultural and Heritage Tourism Task Force REF ATG

A2067 Whelan,J/Gusciora,R Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim. REF AHE

A2068 Van Drew,J/Stender,L Horse racing-revises reg. REF ATG

A2069 McHose,A Scooters-concerns operation REF ALP

A2070 Bodine,F Community Mobility Training Prog. REF ATR

A2071 Bodine,F Fuel refiners/suppliers-estab. reserves REF ATR

A2072 Bodine,F Transp. Trust Fd. Fiscal Integrity Act REF ATR

A2073 Stanley,C African Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm. REF ASG

A2074 Stanley,C High sch. hockey team lic. plate-auth. REF ATR

A2075 Stanley,C Cell phone use, correctional fac.-crime REF ALP

A2076 Stanley,C Sch. Constr. Corp.-concerns memb. REF AED

A2077 Stanley,C After sch. activities-concerns REF AED

A2078 Stanley,C Sch. dist. self-insur. groups-concerns REF AED

A2079 Stanley,C No Child Left Behind Act-concerns REF AED

A2080 Stanley,C Teacher cert.-concerns REF AED

A2081 Stanley,C Amistad Comm.-incr. no. of legislators REF AED







Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2082 Stanley,C Ed. Partnership Task Force-estab. REF AED

A2083 Stanley,C Sch. fac. constr.-concerns REF AED

A2084 Van Drew,J Hunting lic., annual-estab. & set fee REF AAN

A2085 Van Drew,J Gambling on animal fights-concerns REF ATG

A2086 Van Drew,J Constr. debris-revise recycling rules REF AEN

A2087 Van Drew,J Ambulatory care fac., cert.-concerns REF AHE

A2088 Van Drew,J Prop. dispute resolution-St. compensate REF AEN

A2089 Van Drew,J Telephone customer svc. practices-reg. REF ATU

A2090 Van Drew,J Political calls, unsolicited-proh. REF ATU

A2091 Van Drew,J WWII vet.-estab. lic. plates REF ATR

A2092 Van Drew,J Incest-estab. as third degree crime REF AJU

A2093 Van Drew,J Humane societies-concerns mun. contract REF AHO

A2094 Wisniewski,J One Call Damage Prev. Sys.-concerns REF ATU

A2095 Wisniewski,J Court Appointed Special Advocates-$100K REF AJU

A2096 Wisniewski,J Priv. Fire Prot. Svcs. Act REF AEN

A2097 Wisniewski,J Firefighters-concerns cert. training REF ALP

A2098 Chivukula,U Innovation zone prog.-estab. REF ACE

A2099 Chivukula,U/Greenstein,L Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove REF ATU

A2101 Diegnan,P Commercial & Tech. Court-creates REF AJU

ACR115 Cohen,N Vet, non-wartime-annual prop tax deduct REF AMV

ACR116 Stanley,C Terrorist attack-examine sr. cit needs REF AHS

ACR117 Stanley,C African-Amer., Reparation Proposal Study REF AJU

ACR118 Stanley,C Bill of rights for learning-pub. sch. REF AED

ACR119 Stanley,C Court fac. construction-St. assume debt. REF AJU

ACR120 Van Drew,J Enhanced Community Option waiver-concern REF AHE

ACR122 Van Drew,J Sr. & disab. prop. tax deduction-elig. REF AHO

ACR123 Van Drew,J Sr., disab cit-estab prop tax reimb prog REF AHO

AJR76 Bodine,F Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Wk-desig REF AHE

AJR77 Stanley,C Leg. Back to Sch. Wk.-Sept. REF AED

AR90 Stanley,C Natl. Sr. Cit. Day-desig. May 15th REF AHE

AR91 Stanley,C Epilepsy Awareness Mo.-desig. Nov. 2006 REF AHU

AR92 Stanley,C Rutgers Univ football time-congratulates REF AHI

AR93 Stanley,C Higher Ed Gov/Fding Assembly Task Force REF AHI



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A219 Aca (1R) Gregg,G/Conaway,H Animal cruelty laws-concerns REP/ACA

A253 Cruz-Perez,N/Mayer,D+1 Vets., cert-concerns housing opportunity REP

A370 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Sch. lunches-concerns REP

A496 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Manzo,L+1 Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns REP/ACA

A725 Russo,D/Steele,A Voter id procedures-conforms REP

A735 Aca (1R) Blee,F/Wolfe,D+8 Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity REP/ACA

A764 Aca (1R) Gordon,R/McKeon,J+4 Hunting, computer-assisted-proh. REP/ACA

A883 Stanley,C/Stender,L+3 Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions REP

A899 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Greenwald,L Group Home Oversight Task Force-estab. REP/ACA

A911 Gusciora,R/Diegnan,P+1 Death, cert. mv off-clarify jurisdiction REP

A937 Aca (1R) Munoz,E/Bramnick,J+1 Vets' Oral Hist. prog.;$90K REP/ACA

A956 Munoz,E/Chivukula,U+5 Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns REP

A1036 Van Drew,J/Fisher,D+3 Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55 REP

A1039 Acs (ACS) Van Drew,J/Mayer,D+23 Sch. bus-concerns penal. for passing REP/ACS

A1053 Van Drew,J Vessels, cert.-proh. taking fish REP

A1147 Dancer,R/Fisher,D Downer Soil-desig. NJ St. Soil REP

A1303 Biondi,P/Bateman,C+1 Workers' comp.-concerns REP

A1380 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Scalera,F+2 Emerg. Mgmt. Act of 2004-creates REP/ACA

A1383 Quigley,J/Scalera,F+3 Fire emerg. procedures-concerns REP

A1390 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Pou,N+1 Vital records dissemination-guidelines REP/ACA

A1392 Quigley,J Autopsy-concerns secure fac. REP

A1423 Scalera,F/Van Drew,J Wage disputes, cert.-concerns REP

A1458 Conners,J/Conaway,H+9 NJ Svcmembers' Civil Relief Act-creates REP

A1885 McKeon,J Recreational veh.-concerns REP

A1902 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Contractors-concerns background checks REP

A1909 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Quigley,J+5 Domestic security position-crim. check REP/ACA

A2051 Aca (1R) Burzichelli,J/Voss,J Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation REP/ACA

AJR70 Conaway,H/Conners,J+1 Rosa Park-commemorative stamp REP

AJR73 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Mayer,D Next Generation St. Transp. Policy Comm. REP/ACA







Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A131 Aca (1R) Merkt,R/Munoz,E Victim impact statements-confidential REP/ACA REF AAP

A132/1817 Acs (ACS) Merkt,R/Connors,C+2 Crime victims' rights-concerns REP/ACS REF AAP

A140 Vandervalk,C/Quigley,J+4 Emerg. mgt. vol., co., mun.-lic. plate REP REF AAP

A368 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L Recycled products-concerns marketing REP/ACA REF AAP

A499 Bateman,C/Panter,M+1 Artificial reefs;approp. up to $250K REP REF AAP

A910 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Fisher,D+3 Env. responsible co.-DEP estab. list REP/ACA REF AAP

A1461 Conners,J/Conaway,H Rutgers, prog. for homeless vets;$50K REP REF AAP

A1692 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+1 Farm income averaging cred.-permits REP/ACA REF AAP

A1714 Fisher,D/Chivukula,U Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$1,263,166 REP REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A1817 Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P+2 Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies COMB/W A132 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



A1735 Johnson,G Bail bonds & enforcement agents-concerns FROM ARP TO AFI



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A268 Chivukula,U/Johnson,G+2 Parole Bd. hearing off.-civil svc. prot. FROM ASG

A271 Chivukula,U MV sales-concerns FROM ACO

A279 Chivukula,U Tobacco products-raise min. age to 19 FROM ALP

A426 Mayer,D Criminal mischief-upgrades FROM AJU

A436 Mayer,D Domestic viol.-concerns FROM AJU

A518 Bateman,C/Greenwald,L+1 Exec. Comm. on Ethical Standards-memb. FROM ASG

A535 Panter,M Dogs and cats-proh. trapping FROM AAN

A726 Russo,D/Gusciora,R Bus. taxes, estimated-concerns FROM AAP

A742 Blee,F/Vas,J Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force FROM AHE

A752 Gordon,R/Manzo,L Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab. FROM AHE

A753 Gordon,R/Voss,J+4 Handicapped, prov. emp.-bus. tax cred. FROM AHE

A894 Gusciora,R+10 Minor consent to HIV treatment-permits FROM AHE

A915 Gusciora,R Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits FROM AEN

A916 Gusciora,R/Bateman,C Death penal.-create study comm. FROM AJU

A944 Munoz,E+2 RR right-of-ways, Union Co.-concerns FROM AAN

A1001 Prieto,V+2 Needle electromyography-physicians FROM AHE

A1222 Diegnan,P Baseball Spectator Safety Act of 2005 FROM AJU

A1316 Biondi,P Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation FROM ARP

A1649 Barnes,P/Johnson,G+13 CDS offense-concerns penal. FROM AJU

A1653 Barnes,P/Holzapfel,J Waterfront Comm Act-expands jurisdiction FROM ATR

A1669 Barnes,P/Johnson,G Bounty Hunter Lic. Act FROM ALP

A1821 Greenstein,L/Conaway,H+1 Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence FROM ASG

A1825 Greenstein,L/Chivukula,U+1 Radio transmissions, cert.-concerns FROM ATU

A1915 Burzichelli,J/Sires,A+1 Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation FROM AED

A1931 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+1 Wastewater treatment sys. proj.;$30M FROM AEN

AJR63 Diegnan,P/Munoz,E+3 Smart Freight RR Study Comm.-creates FROM ATR

AR68 Van Drew,J/Fisher,D Vet. regional med. ctr.-estab. FROM AMV



Co-Sponsors Added:



A259 (Moriarty,P) Computer sys.-disclose security breach

A289 (Gordon,R) Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

A424 (Moriarty,P) Dept. of Vet. Affairs-estab. new

A439 (Moriarty,P) Med. transp. svcs.-health insur. cover

A452 (Diegnan,P; Manzo,L; Egan,J; Barnes,P; Prieto,V; Fisher,D; Oliver,S; Cruz-Perez,N; Quigley,J; McKeon,J; Gordon,R;

Cryan,J) Psychology, unlic. practice-concerns

A735 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity

A811 (Moriarty,P) Lemon law, new mv-extends period

A895 (Handlin,A) Develop. impact fees-auth mun assessment

A910 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Env. responsible co.-DEP estab. list

A924 (Moriarty,P) Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A930 (Burzichelli,J) Law Against Discrim.-amends

A961 (Bateman,C) Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

A966 (Gordon,R) Vol fire/rescue squad memb-mortgage prog

A992 (Gordon,R) Dispensing medicine-concerns

A1025 (Moriarty,P) Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

A1036 (Mayer,D; Moriarty,P; Burzichelli,J) Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

A1162 (Moriarty,P) Mil. medals, insignias-proh. unauth. use

A1193 (Gordon,R) Parental housing-income tax deduct.

A1267 (Gordon,R) Lifeline Cred./Tenants Asst.-COL incr.

A1397 (Gordon,R) Disab, physical-concerns health care

A1418 (Schaer,G) NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions

A1420 (Schaer,G) Urban enterprise zones-concerns

A1438 (Gordon,R) Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

A1458 (Manzo,L) NJ Svcmembers' Civil Relief Act-creates

A1614 (Gordon,R) Medications, cert-concerns coverage

A1615 (Gordon,R) Tobacco use cessation svc.-insur. cover

A1693 (Gordon,R) Retail food estab.-prov. cert. info.

A1713 (Burzichelli,J) Guide dogs-underwriting guidelines

A1771 (Gordon,R) Health svc. corp.-concerns surplus rev.

A1852 (Gordon,R) Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

A1909 Aca (1R) (Steele,A; Johnson,G) Domestic security position-crim. check

A1927 (Moriarty,P) MV-concerns trunk safety equipment

AJR70 (Kean,S) Rosa Park-commemorative stamp



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A318 (Gordon,R) Health care claims-concerns pymt.

A956 (Chivukula,U) Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A105 (Handlin,A) Nepotism-proh. by pub. officials

A318 (Gordon,R) Health care claims-concerns pymt.

A390 (Handlin,A) St. contracts-concerns bidder

A433 (Moriarty,P) Well testing costs-owner St tax deduct

A437 (Moriarty,P) Haz. discharge sites, cert.-concerns

A516 (Chivukula,U) Crime victims' rights-concerns

A595 (Corodemus,S) Disab Amer. Vet. memb.-special lic plate

A723 (Chivukula,U) Superior Court-estab. Bus. Part

A727 (Chivukula,U) Bus. Court-creates

A956 (Chivukula,U) Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns

A1023 (Albano,N) Rt. 55 extension-devel., design

A1026 (Albano,N) Abbott dist.-incr. no.

A1033 (Albano,N) NJ, USA-desig. St. song

A1040 (Albano,N) Swimming pools, cert-safety measures req

A1054 (Albano,N) Sports and entertainment dist.-creation

A1065 (Gordon,R) Aux. police off-Length of Svc Award prog

A1634 (Gordon,R) Med. malpractice-concerns expert witness

A1714 (Chivukula,U) Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$1,263,166

A1929 (Quigley,J) Animals, cert.-create emerg. plan

A2012 (Handlin,A) Campaign advertising ethics comm-estab.

A2021 (Handlin,A) Devel. approval-finan ethical disclosure

A2037 (Chatzidakis,L) St. Auditor-concerns cert. audits

A2051 Aca (1R) (Voss,J) Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation

A2052 (Gordon,R) Nursing staff, health care fac.-concerns

ACR112 (Chatzidakis,L) Statutes-Loc. Mandate Council examine

AJR73 Aca (1R) (Mayer,D) Next Generation St. Transp. Policy Comm.

AJR75 (Bramnick,J) Anne Frank-honors her life



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A294 (Gordon,R) Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules

A990 (Gordon,R) Emp. physical fitness benf-bus tax cred.

A1021 (Gordon,R) Meadowlands Conserv. Trust-tax contrib.

A1036 (Albano,N) Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

A1039 Acs (ACS) (Albano,N) Sch. bus-concerns penal. for passing



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A435 (Moriarty,P) Fraternal Order of Police-lic. plates

A743 (Albano,N) Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd



Assembly Organization



Democratic Leadership:



Joseph J. Roberts, Jr. (5) Speaker

Bonnie Watson Coleman (15) Majority Leader

Wilfredo Caraballo (29) Speaker Pro-Tempore

Joan M. Quigley (32) Majority Conference Leader

Albio Sires (33) Speaker Emeritus



Republican Leadership:



Alex DeCroce (26) Assembly Republican Leader

Peter J. Biondi (16) Assembly Republican Conference Leader

Francis J. Blee (2) Republican Whip

Eric Munoz (21) Deputy Conference Leader

Steve Corodemus (11) Policy Committee Chair

Francis L. Bodine (8) Deputy Leader

Kevin J. O'Toole (40) Deputy Leader

David W. Wolfe (10) Assistant Leader

Alison Littell McHose (24) Assistant Leader

Jon M. Bramnick (21) Assistant Whip

Sean T. Kean (11) Assistant Whip

Joseph R. Malone III (30) Budget Officer

Joseph Pennacchio (26) Appropriations Officer

Richard A. Merkt (25) Parliamentarian



Clerk of the General Assembly



Dana M. Burley



The following are the 2006/2007 Assembly Standing Reference Committees:



Agriculture and Natural Resources (AAN)

Appropriations (AAP)

Budget (ABU)

Commerce and Economic Development (ACE)

Consumer Affairs (ACO)

Education (AED)

Environment and Solid Waste (AEN)

Financial Institutions and Insurance (AFI)

Health and Senior Services (AHE)

Higher Education (AHI)

Housing and Local Government (AHO)

Homeland Security and State Preparedness (AHS)

Human Services (AHU)

Judiciary (AJU)

Labor (ALA)







The following are the 2006/2007 Assembly Standing Reference Committees: (cont'd)



Law and Public Safety (ALP)

Military and Veterans' Affairs (AMV)

Regulatory Oversight (ARO)

Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities (ARP)

State Government (ASG)

Tourism and Gaming (ATG)

Transportation and Public Works (ATR)

Telecommunications and Utilities (ATU)



The Assembly Speaker has made the following committee assignments:



GROUP A



Budget (ABU)



Louis D. Greenwald (6) Chair

William D. Payne (29) Vice-Chair

John J. Burzichelli (3)

Joseph Cryan (20)

Joan M. Quigley (32)

Gary S. Schaer (36)

Alfred E. Steele (35)

Joseph Vas (19)

Francis J. Blee (2)

Joseph R. Malone, III (30)

Alison Littell McHose (24)

Kevin J. O'Toole (40)



Consumer Affairs (ACO)



Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) Chair

Reed Gusciora (15) Vice-Chair

Paul D. Moriarty (4)

Jon M. Bramnick (21)

Brian E. Rumpf (9)



Financial Institutions and Insurance (AFI)



Neil M. Cohen (20) Chair

Michael J. Panter (12) Vice-Chair

Jack Conners (7)

John F. McKeon (27)

John S. Wisniewski (19)

Christopher "Kip" Bateman (16)

Charlotte Vandervalk (39)



Health and Senior Services (AHE)



Herb Conaway, Jr. (7) Chair

Joan M. Quigley (32) Vice-Chair

Charles T. Epps, Jr. (31)

Robert M. Gordon (38)

Jerry Green (32)

Linda R. Greenstein (14)



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



Health and Senior Services (AHE) (cont'd)



Louis M. Manzo (31)

Linda Stender (22)

Steve Corodemus (11)

Eric Munoz (21)

Samuel D. Thompson (13)



Higher Education (AHI)



Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18) Chair

Pamela R. Lampitt (6) Vice-Chair

Thomas P. Giblin (34)

Sheila Y. Oliver (34)

Craig A. Stanley (28)

Jim Whelan (2)

Bill Baroni (14)

Jennifer Beck (12)

Joseph R. Malone, III (30)

Richard A. Merkt (25)



Telecommunications and Utilities (ATU)



Upendra J. Chivukula (17) Chair

Vincent Prieto (32) Vice-Chair

Joseph V. Egan (17)

Jeff Van Drew (1)

Joan M. Voss (38)

Joseph Pennacchio (26)

David W. Wolfe (10)



GROUP B



Appropriations (AAP)



Nellie Pou (35) Chair

Joseph Cryan (20) Vice-Chair

Herb Conaway, Jr. (7)

Robert M. Gordon (38)

Louis D. Greenwald (6)

Reed Gusciora (15)

Mims Hackett, Jr. (27)

Valerie Vainieri Huttle (37)

John S. Wisniewski (19)

Michael J. Doherty (23)

Marcia A. Karrow (23)

Richard A. Merkt (25)

Joseph Pennacchio (26)



Commerce and Economic Development (ACE)



John J. Burzichelli (3) Chair

Joseph Vas (19) Vice-Chair

Upendra J. Chivukula (17)

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



Commerce and Economic Development (ACE) (cont'd)



Louis M. Manzo (31)

Pamela R. Lampitt (6)

Christopher "Kip" Bateman (16)

Amy H. Handlin (13)



Housing and Local Government (AHO)



Jerry Green (22) Chair

Frederick Scalera (36) Vice-Chair

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5)

Craig A. Stanley (28)

Alison Littell McHose (24)

Charlotte Vandervalk (39)



Law and Public Safety (ALP)



Peter J. Barnes, Jr. (18) Chair

Gordon M. Johnson (37) Vice-Chair

Nelson T. Albano (1)

Alfred E. Steele (35)

Jon M. Bramnick (21)

Brian E. Rumpf (9)



Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities (ARP)



Wilfredo Caraballo (29) Chair

Brian P. Stack (33) Vice-Chair

Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18)

Douglas H. Fisher (3)

Vincent Prieto (32)

Joan M. Voss (38)

Peter J. Biondi (8)

James W. Holzapfel (10)



Tourism and Gaming (ATG)



Jeff Van Drew (1) Chair

Jim Whelan (2) Vice-Chair

Paul D. Moriarty (4)

Linda Stender (22)

Francis J. Blee (2)

Ronald S. Dancer (30)

GROUP C



Judiciary (AJU)



Linda R. Greenstein (14) Chair

Reed Gusciora (15) Vice-Chair

Joan M. Quigley (32)







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



Judiciary (AJU) (cont'd)



Nellie Pou (35)

Christopher J. Connors (9)

David C. Russo (40)



Labor (ALA)



Joseph V. Egan (17) Chair

Jeff Van Drew (1) Vice-Chair

Neil M. Cohen (20)

Sheila Y. Oliver (34)

Frederick Scalera (36)

Michael J. Doherty (23)

Guy R. Gregg (24)



Military and Veterans' Affairs (AMV)



Jack Conners (7) Chair

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5) Vice-Chair

Mims Hackett, Jr. (27)

Larry Chatzidakis (8)

John E. Rooney (39)



Regulatory Oversight (ARO)



William D. Payne (29) Chair

Alfred E. Steele (35) Vice-Chair

Peter J. Barnes, Jr. (18)

Michael Patrick Carroll (25)

Samuel D. Thompson (13)



Transportation and Public Works (ATR)



John S. Wisniewski (19) Chair

Linda Stender (22) Vice-Chair

Thomas P. Giblin (34)

Gordon M. Johnson (37)

David R. Mayer (4)

Michael J. Panter (12)

Vincent Prieto (32)

Brian P. Stack (33)

Jennifer Beck (12)

Francis L. Bodine (8)

Sean T. Kean (11)

Kevin J. O'Toole (40)



GROUP D



Agriculture and Natural Resources (AAN)



Douglas H. Fisher (3) Chair

Nelson T. Albano (1) Vice-Chair



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



Agriculture and Natural Resources (AAN) (cont'd)



Herb Conaway, Jr. (7)

Ronald S. Dancer (30)

Marcia A. Karrow (23)



Education (AED)



Craig A. Stanley (28) Chair

Joan M. Voss (38) Vice-Chair

Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18)

David R. Mayer (4)

Nellie Pou (35)

Joseph Vas (19)

Bill Baroni (14)

Joseph R. Malone, III (30)

David W. Wolfe (10)



Environment and Solid Waste (AEN)



John F. McKeon (27) Chair

Robert M. Gordon (38) Vice-Chair

Charles T. Epps, Jr. (31)

Louis M. Manzo (31)

Michael J. Panter (12)

Larry Chatzidakis (8)

John E. Rooney (39)



Homeland Security and State Preparedness (AHS)



Joan M. Quigley (32) Chair

Frederick Scalera (36) Vice-Chair

John J. Burzichelli (3)

Gordon M. Johnson (37)

Alfred E. Steele (35)

Francis L. Bodine (8)

Christopher J. Connors (9)



Human Services (AHU)



Joseph Cryan (20) Chair

Sheila Y. Oliver (34) Vice-Chair

Peter J. Barnes, Jr. (18)

Nilsa Cruz-Perez (5)

William D. Payne (29)

Valerie Vainieri Huttle (37)

Michael Patrick Carroll (25)

Guy R. Gregg (24)

Eric Munoz (21)

David C. Russo (40)









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



State Government (ASG)



Mims Hackett, Jr. (27) Chair

Gary S. Schaer (36) Vice-Chair

Jack Conners (7)

Amy H. Handlin (13)

Sean T. Kean (11)



The Assembly adjourned at 6:53 P.M. to meet again on Monday, January 30, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/17/2006):



None