NEW JERSEY

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for February 27, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 8 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Advise and Consent:



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION:

Lisa P. Jackson, of East Windsor.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF HUMAN SERVICES:

Kevin M. Ryan, of Fair Haven.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



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

Robert Campbell, Sr., of Mays Landing.



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

Barbara Sobel, of Short Hills, to replace John Ewing.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS:

Joseph J. Louro, of Spring Lake, to replace Thomas Anthony Senatore, Sr., D.C.

Michael A. Spadafino, D.C., of East Brunswick, to replace W. Brian Atkisson.

Rosemary Calio, D.C., B.S.N., R.N., of Cherry Hill.

Lawrence O'Connor, D.C., of Westwood.

Joseph J. Murphy, D.C., of Basking Ridge.

Albert Stabile, Jr., D.C., of Ridgefield Park.



TO BE THE ESSEX COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF ELECTIONS:

Carmine P. Casciano, of West Caldwell.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



TO BE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND SECRETARY OF THE NEW JERSEY COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH COMMISSION BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Virginia S. Bauer, of Red Bank.



TO BE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION:

Kris Kolluri, Esq., of West Windsor, to replace John F. Lettiere, Jr., resigned.



TO BE PUBLIC ADVOCATE:

Ronald K. Chen, of Berkeley Heights.



TO BE STATE TREASURER:

Bradley I. Abelow, of New York.



Bills Introduced:



S1402 Lesniak,R Pub. util.-access to abandoned prop. REF SEG

S1403 Weinberg,L Tax appeals-concerns REF SCU

S1404 Weinberg,L Primary care practitioners-loan redemp REF SED

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S1405 Weinberg,L Victims of crimes-revises comp. statutes REF SLP

S1406 Doria,J MV inspection station-concerns REF STR

S1407 Asselta,N Vol fire/rescue squad memb-mortgage prog REF SCU

S1408 Asselta,N Realty transfer fee-portion to beach mun REF SCU

S1409 Connors,L Internet Predator Investigation Fd-estab REF SLP

S1410 Connors,L Police training-concerns REF SLP

S1411 Connors,L Parks & Forrestry Div., cert.-PFRS memb. REF SSG

S1412 Connors,L SPRS-incr. retir. benf. REF SSG

S1413 Connors,L Prop. assessment appeals-concerns REF SCU

S1414 Connors,L Sexually oriented bus.-concerns REF SCU

S1415 Connors,L Pub. fd, stolen-garnish pension contrib. REF SSG

S1416 Connors,L PERS disab. retirees-reenrollment req. REF SSG

S1417 Connors,L Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA REF SSG

S1418 Asselta,N Skinner's Law-leaving mv accident REF SLP

S1419 Asselta,N Respite Care, Elderly Prog.-expand;$2M REF SHH

S1420 Asselta,N Indigent vets-concerns burial REF SLP

S1421 Asselta,N Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55 REF STR

S1422 Asselta,N Cape May Seashore Lines-rehab;$3.6M REF STR

S1423 Coniglio,J MVC-issue id to children at birth REF SLP

S1424 Sacco,N Recreational veh.-concerns REF STR

S1425 Asselta,N Farm income averaging cred.-permits REF SEG

S1426 Asselta,N Criminal sentencing-concerns REF SJU

S1427 Buono,B Natl. Guard memb killed on duty-concerns REF SLP

S1428 Buono,B Land use application-mun. adopt req. REF SCU

S1429 Inverso,P Rutgers, prog. for homeless vets;$50K REF SED

S1430 Turner,S Nannies-crim. background checks REF SLP

S1431 Turner,S MV searches-concerns probable cause REF SJU

S1432 Lesniak,R Personal prop.-concerns cert. taxes REF SCU

S1433 Turner,S Tobacco manuf.-proh. PERS investment REF SSG

S1434 Turner,S Elections, cert.-conducted by mail REF SSG

S1435 Turner,S Tuition Aid Grant prog.-expands REF SED

S1436 Turner,S Sexual assault of minor-mand. life term REF SJU

S1437 Turner,S School zone-concerns crim. drug laws REF SJU

S1438 Turner,S Sch. food svc. prov.-exempts sales tax REF SED

S1439 Turner,S Overpasses-installation of prot. fencing REF STR

S1440 Turner,S Affordable housing-concerns REF SCU

S1441 Inverso,P Organized militia-concerns REF SLP

S1442 Ciesla,A/Singer,R Realty transfer fees-exemp. sr. cit. REF SCU

S1443 Ciesla,A Children w/special needs-parental leave REF SLA

S1444 Gill,N Captive insur.-reg. REF SCM

S1445 Gill,N Maternity svcs-concern installment pymts REF SCM

S1446 Singer,R/Ciesla,A Women vet. mem., Arneytown;$25K REF SLP

S1447 Cardinale,G/Lesniak,R+1 Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation REF SCM

S1448 Bark,M Electric and gas svc-concern procurement REF SEG

S1449 Bark,M Sr. Labor Task Force-creates REF SLA

S1450 Singer,R Pinelands area-concerns REF SEN

S1451 Madden,F Consumer Telephone Records Prot. Act REF SCM

S1452 Bryant,W Police & fire promo. exam-residency cred REF SLP

S1453 Bryant,W Flight instruction-id check req. REF STR

S1454 Ciesla,A Adopt a Horse-auth. lic. plate REF STR

S1455 Ciesla,A/Sweeney,S Vessels, cert.-proh. taking fish REF SEN

S1456 Bark,M Sch. dist. budgets-concerns REF SED

S1457 Vitale,J Hepatitis B vaccination cost-insur cover REF SHH

S1458 Vitale,J Medicaid Managed Care Qual. Improvement REF SHH

S1459 Vitale,J Lead screening-HMOs report, req. REF SHH

S1460 Vitale,J Assault on DHS emp.-concerns REF SLP

S1461 Vitale,J Meningococcal meningitis-prov. info. REF SHH

S1462 Vitale,J Community Health Svc. Pilot Initiative REF SHH

S1463 Vitale,J/Doria,J Water resource mgmt.-concerns REF SCU

S1464 Vitale,J Resid. condemnation-req. just comp. REF SCU

S1465 Vitale,J Mun. zoning power-clarify REF SCU

S1466 Smith,B Camp. contrib. limits-concerns REF SSG

S1468 Weinberg,L/Gill,N UMDNJ-concerns REF SED

S1469 Turner,S/Allen,D St. monitor-concerns appt. in sch. dist. REF SBA

S1470 Lesniak,R Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-concerns REF SBA

S1471 Codey,R/Buono,B+1 Cigarette tax rev. bonds-fd. cert. proj. REF SBA

S1472 Karcher,E/Kyrillos,J Fort Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth. Act REF SEG

S1473 Adler,J Site remediation grants-concerns REF SEN









Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



SCR76 Asselta,N Vet. prop. tax deduct. elig.-extend REF SCU

SCR77 Vitale,J Vet prop tax deduct/exemp-dependents REF SCU

SCR78 Lesniak,R Motor fuels tax-fd trans sys REF SBA

SJR28 Vitale,J Children's Dental Health Mo.-desig. Feb. REF SHH

SJR29 Kyrillos,J Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Mo-March REF SHH



Bills Passed:



A1967 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F Pub. contracting-concerns (36-0)

A2200 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Hackett,M+2 Voting machines, cert.-concerns (35-0)

A2288 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/DeCroce,A Gov. budget message-extends date (36-0)

S129 Gormley,W Sch. bus driv.-wear/display photo id (36-0)

S139 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Allen,D Personal watercraft-revise laws (36-0)

S168 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Alco. bev. permits, special-issuance (32-0)

S213 Allen,D/Codey,R+2 Postpartum depression-concerns (36-0)

S273 Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J+1 Retail theft, organized-crime (36-0)

S328 Madden,F/Sweeney,S+2 Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils (36-0)

S344 Bark,M/Allen,D Renewable energy devices-concerns (36-0)

S383 Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+6 Motor fuel sales viol.-incr. penal. (35-0)

S387 Martin,R Troy Meadows Nat. Area-St. acquire (35-0)

S458 Sca (1R) Rice,R/James,S+1 Child protection window guards-concerns (36-0)

S534 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Scutari,N+2 Lemon law-expands consumer prot. (36-0)

S539 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Coniglio,J+7 FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns (36-0)

S548 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Palaia,J+2 Sick leave banks-sch. emp. (35-0)

S560 McNamara,H+1 Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns (36-0)

S621 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+2 Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab (36-0)

S643 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/McNamara,H+2 Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth. (36-0)

S685 Weinberg,L Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act (35-0)

S781 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+2 Underage driv.-BAC testing (36-0)

S824 Vitale,J/Lance,L Tax exemp., short term-concerns (35-0)

S1099 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Palaia,J+1 Wireless phone use in mv-primary offense (35-0)

S1108 Vitale,J Absentee ballot application-concerns (36-0)

S1123 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Worker Freedom from Emp Intimidation Act (34-0)

S1124 Sca (1R) Doria,J Notices to cert. emp.-concerns language (34-0)

S1181 Sca (1R) Gill,N Foreclosure procedures-concerns (35-0)

S1218 Turner,S Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions (34-0)

SJR25 Turner,S Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March, each yr. (36-0)

SR13 Karcher,E Sch. Energy Crisis Relief Act-enact (Voice)



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



S379 Sa (1R) Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+1 E-ZPass transponder-concern lost, stolen (36-0) (Sacco)

S460 ScsSa (SCS/1R) Sweeney,S/Bryant,W+1 Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate (35-0) (Sweeney)

S879 ScaSa (2R) Rice,R Pub access, cert govt records-concerns (33-0) (Rice)

SR14 Sa (1R) Sacco,N/Gormley,W+1 Solid Waste Env Reg Clarification RR Act (31-0) (Sacco)



Bills Substituted:



A1967 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F Pub. contracting-concerns SUB FOR S364 (1R)

A2200 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Hackett,M+2 Voting machines, cert.-concerns SUB FOR S459 (1R)

A2288 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/DeCroce,A Gov. budget message-extends date SUB FOR S1253 (1R)

S364 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Scutari,N Pub. contracting-concerns SUB BY A1967 (1R)

S459 Sca (1R) Rice,R Voting machines, cert.-concerns SUB BY A2200 (1R)

S1253 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Littell,R Gov. budget message-extends date SUB BY A2288 (1R)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S529 Buono,B+1 Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules FROM SCM

S741 Turner,S Affordable housing-concerns FROM SCU

S1117 Rice,R Crim. mischief-clarify offense FROM SCU







Co-Sponsors Added:



S208 (Madden,F) Vets., cert-concerns housing opportunity

S274 (Singer,R) Camp Marcella;$350K

S328 (Allen,D) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S337 (McNamara,H) Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

S365 (Turner,S) Trapping dogs and cats-proh.

S379 Sa (1R) (McNamara,H) E-ZPass transponder-concern lost, stolen

S383 (Girgenti,J) Motor fuel sales viol.-incr. penal.

S458 Sca (1R) (Allen,D) Child protection window guards-concerns

S460 ScsSa (SCS/1R) (Turner,S) Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate

S482 (Bark,M; Kyrillos,J; Lance,L) Underground storage tanks-concerns

S539 Sca (1R) (Allen,D; Girgenti,J) FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns

S534 Sca (1R) (Doria,J) Lemon law-expands consumer prot.

S548 Sca (1R) (Madden,F) Sick leave banks-sch. emp.

S621 Sca (1R) (Madden,F) Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab

S643 Sca (1R) (Allen,D) Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth.

S810 (Sweeney,S) Nurse staffing standards-estab.

S829 (Asselta,N) Psychology, unlic. practice-concerns

S1030 (Coniglio,J) Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation

S1046 (Sweeney,S) Ambulatory care fac.-concerns

S1087 (Singer,R) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

S1099 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H) Wireless phone use in mv-primary offense

S1326 (Asselta,N) Police off., firefighter-age req.

S1332 (Palaia,J; Singer,R) Ed. fd. entities, nonprofit-contrib.

S1447 (Sweeney,S) Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation

SCR40 (Littell,R) Eminent domain-limit exercise

SCR75 (Ciesla,A; Sweeney,S) Rett Syndrome Awareness Day

SJR20 (Allen,D; Smith,B) Brain Injury Awareness Mo.-desig. March

SJR22 (Ciesla,A; Kyrillos,J; Palaia,J; Sweeney,S) Coastal NJ Evacuation Task Force-estab.

SR26 (Allen,D; Cardinale,G; Sweeney,S) Rutgers Univ.-retain Douglass College



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S60 (Sacco,N) Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

S217 (Palaia,J) Pub. sch. dist. surplus-concerns

S778 (Kavanaugh,W) Auto insur.-concerns

S838 (Allen,D) Pinelands Institute for Natural Studies

S1109 (Doria,J) Passaic Valley Sewerage Comm.-concerns

S1110 (Singer,R) PFRS-concerns domestic partners

S1111 (Singer,R) PFRS memb.-reduce retir. allowment

S1210 (Weinberg,L) Leukemia, Lymphoma Society-vol. contrib.

S1219 (Karcher,E) Mtgs. of pub. bodies-concerns

S1221 (Turner,S) UMDNJ-concern bd. of trustees

S1354 (Buono,B) Community Food Pantry Fd-vol. contrib.

SJR22 (Singer,R) Coastal NJ Evacuation Task Force-estab.



Third Prime Sponsor Added:



S1469 (Bryant,W) St. monitor-concerns appt. in sch. dist.



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective February 21, 2006



Special Education Review Commission:



Honorable Ellen Karcher (12).











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



*Effective February 23, 2006



New Jersey Israel Commission:



Honorable Loretta Weinberg (37), to replace Honorable Byron Baer, resigned.



New Jersey Historical Commission:



Honorable Loretta Weinberg (37), to replace Honorable Wayne R. Bryant (5), resigned.



The Senate President has made the following re-appointment:



*Effective February 23, 2006



Council on Local Mandates:



Timothy Q. Karcher, Esq. of Jersey City.



The Senate adjourned at 5:20 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 2, 2005 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A2665 Diegnan,P PANYNJ-concern marine terminal operation REF AHS

A2666 Manzo,L/Gusciora,R Firearm theft-concerns reporting REF ALP

A2667 Manzo,L/Gusciora,R Street gang activity-concerns crimes REF AJU

A2668 Baroni,B Sch donation computer equip-bus tax cred REF AAP

A2669 Manzo,L/Gusciora,R Racketeering prosecutions-concerns REF AJU

A2670 Baroni,B Sch. absences, excused-concerns REF ASG

A2671 Baroni,B Absentee ballots-concerns REF ASG

A2672 Thompson,S Ticket resale-concerns REF ACO

A2673 Cohen,N Judys Law-concerns murder of a child REF AJU

A2674 Caraballo,W Farmland Assessment Act-estab task force REF AAN

A2675 Voss,J Pub. hearing/meeting website-maintain REF ASG

A2676 Voss,J Govt. affairs agents-concerns REF ASG

A2677 Cryan,J PERS-svc. cred., Prosecutors Part REF ASG

A2678 Cryan,J Alco. bev. permits, special-issuance REF ALP

A2679 Cryan,J Tattoo removal-estab. prog. in DOC REF ALP

A2680 Cryan,J Restaurants special discounts-concerns REF AJU

A2681 Cryan,J Juv Detention Alt. Initiative;$2M REF ALP

A2682 Conners,J Improve Treatment, Off w/Mental Illness REF ALP

A2683 Conaway,H/Watson Coleman,B CeaseFire pilot prog.;$4M REF AHE

A2684 Conaway,H/Conners,J St. monitor-concerns appt. in sch. dist. REF AED

A2685 Conners,J POW-MIA medal, NJ-creates REF AMV

A2686 Moriarty,P/Mayer,D+1 Bikes w/quick release wheels-proh. sale REF ACO

A2687 Lampitt,P Tech. Bus. Incubator Prog Asst Fd-estab. REF ACE

A2688 Lampitt,P/Burzichelli,J Economic devel. activities-concerns REF ACE

A2689 Corodemus,S Safe havens for newborns-expands number REF AHU

A2690 Bramnick,J Telephone svcs., govt. agencies-concerns REF ASG

A2691 Stanley,C Hosp. closures, cert-proh. cert. of need REF AHE

A2692 Panter,M/Burzichelli,J Fort Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth. Act REF ACE

A2693 Wisniewski,J Chemicals, cert.-concerns industrial use REF ALP

A2694 McKeon,J Green Acres Park Devel. Bond Act;$75M REF AAN

A2695 Cohen,N Judges, workers' comp.-incr. salaries REF ALA

A2696 Cohen,N Retail theft, organized-crime REF ALP

A2697 Cohen,N Firearms-concerns transportation REF ALP

A2698 Cohen,N Forensic care-cert. minors to consent REF AHE

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A2699 Cohen,N Pub./nonpub sch bldgs-defibrillator req. REF AED

A2700 Cohen,N Auto purch.-sales tax calculation REF ACO

A2701 Cohen,N Devel. proj., cert.-concerns approval REF ASG

A2702 Stender,L Port Auth. contracts-concerns transfer REF AHS

A2703 Fisher,D Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$3M REF AAN

A2704 McHose,A Housing auth. memb.-concerns REF AHO

A2705 Cohen,N Real Estate Timeshare Act REF AFI

A2706 Merkt,R Pub. Advocate Dept.-abolish REF ASG

A2707 Steele,A Correction off., co.-revise qual. REF ALP

A2708 Johnson,G/Steele,A DNA database-expands REF ALP

A2709 Johnson,G PERS-allows transfer to PFRS REF ASG

A2710 Johnson,G PERS-adds options REF ASG

A2711 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Pinelands Prop Tax Stabilization aid;$1M REF AEN

A2712 Van Drew,J Cable tv customers-estab. cert prot. req REF ATU

A2713 Van Drew,J Telemarketers, registered-directory REF ATU

A2714 Van Drew,J Managed care plans-concern participation REF AFI

A2715 Van Drew,J St. reports & publications-concerns REF ASG

A2716 Quigley,J/Prieto,V Bus and train svc. discont.-concerns REF ATR

A2717 Diegnan,P/Albano,N+2 Voter regis.-concerns REF ASG

A2718 Diegnan,P/Fisher,D+6 Medicaid reimb. for transp. svcs-concern REF AHE

ACR170 Cryan,J Bruce Springsteen-honor accomplishments REF ASG

ACR171 Corodemus,S Hellenic ancestry of Macedonia-recognize REF ASG

ACR172 Van Drew,J Rev. fds., surplus-create REF AAP

AJR102 Bramnick,J Veterans' Mo.-desig. Nov. of each yr. REF AMV

AR138 Stender,L/Sires,A+1 Port operations, outsource-reconsider REF AHS

AR139 Schaer,G/Scalera,F+2 Port operations-Presid. reverse decision REF AHS

AR141 Cryan,J Colombian nationals-protected status REF ASG

AR142 Sires,A Hungarian Uprising-comm. 50th anniv. REF ASG

AR143 Handlin,A Cargo operations sale-withdraw decision REF AHS

AR144 Johnson,G Radar devices-St. Pol. estab. test prog. REF ALP

AR145 Van Drew,J Do Not Call law-concerns REF ATU

AR146 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Coastal Southeastern NJ Evacuation REF ALP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A212 Gregg,G/Conners,J+1 Capital gain tax qual excl-mil personnel REP

A277 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U/Stanley,C+2 Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act REP/ACA

A423/633/1078 Acs (ACS) Mayer,D/Van Drew,J Hunting lic., free-active duty memb. REP/ACS

A617 Aca (1R) Malone,J/Wisniewski,J+1 Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.- REP/ACA

A638 Aca (1R) Rumpf,B/Connors,C Beach access-concerns REP/ACA

A884 Stanley,C/Vas,J Kindergarten-Oct. 1, uniform elig. date REP

A908 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Delaware Riv Bridge Comm-suppl compact REP

A909 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+6 Animals-concerns use in product testing REP

A1044 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Johnson,G+2 Plant closings, cert-prenotification req REP/ACA

A1057 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Conners,J Vets' Hospital Task Force-estab. REP/ACA

A1219 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+5 Mun. court admin.-concerns REP

A1225 DeCroce,A/O'Toole,K Media literacy-offer instruction REP

A1910 Burzichelli,J/Voss,J Income tax-unregis. ind., unincorp. bus. REP

A1924 Burzichelli,J Industrial solid waste landfills-concern REP

A2174 Gusciora,R Poll workers-cert. training req. REP

A2469 Cohen,N Emp. contracts-proh. cert. provisions REP

A2542 Thompson,S/Conners,J+1 Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns REP

A2552 Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V Tax appeals-concerns REP

A2664 Fisher,D Fresh, salt water food product-packaging REP

A2665 Diegnan,P PANYNJ-concern marine terminal operation REP

AJR71 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Rt. 49 bridge-Vet of Salem Co Mem Bridge REP

AJR88 Aca (1R) Munoz,E/McKeon,J NY/NJ/Phil. Airspace Redesign-oppose REP/ACA

AJR93 Oliver,S/Hackett,M Harriet Tubman Day-desig. March 10th REP

AR63Aca (1R) Mayer,D MTBE manuf.-Cong. oppose liab. prot. REP/ACA

AR69 DeCroce,A/Pennacchio,J US Army's canine corp.-issue stamp REP

AR135 Quigley,J Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2006 REP

AR136 Voss,J/Lampitt,P Internatl. Women's Day-March 8, 2006 REP

AR137 Stender,L/Watson Coleman,B Discrim., women-ratify UN Convention REP

AR138/139/140 Acs (ACS) Stender,L/Sires,A+1 Port operations, outsource-reconsider REP/ACS







Bills Reported Referred/AJU:



A1840 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/McKeon,J Env. crimes-elim. statute of limitations REP/ACA REF AJU

A1893 Aca (1R) McKeon,J/Greenstein,L+1 Contaminated sites-concerns REP/ACA REF AJU

A2501 Cohen,N/Burzichelli,J Drug distrib. scheme-proh. use of animal REP REF AJU

A2502 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Burzichelli,J Animals-concerns illegal drugs REP/ACS REF AJU



Bills Combined:



A633 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Mil. svc., cert-free hunting/fishing lic COMB/W A423/1078 (ACS)

A1078 Thompson,S+1 Disab. vet.-free admission to St. parks COMB/W A423/633 (ACS)

AR139 Schaer,G/Scalera,F+2 Port operations-Presid. reverse decision COMB/W AR138/140 (ACS)

AR140 Cohen,N/Payne,W Shipping operations-oppose sale COMB/W AR138/139 (ACS)



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S129 Gormley,W Sch. bus driv.-wear/display photo id REF AED

S139 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Allen,D Personal watercraft-revise laws REF ALP

S168 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Kyrillos,J Alco. bev. permits, special-issuance REF ALP

S273 Sarlo,P/Girgenti,J+1 Retail theft, organized-crime REF ALP

S328 Madden,F/Sweeney,S+2 Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils REF AED

S344 Bark,M/Allen,D Renewable energy devices-concerns REF ATU

S383 Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+6 Motor fuel sales viol.-incr. penal. REF ATR

S387 Martin,R Troy Meadows Nat. Area-St. acquire REF AAN

S458 Sca (1R) Rice,R/James,S+1 Child protection window guards-concerns REF AHU

S534 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Scutari,N+2 Lemon law-expands consumer prot. REF ACO

S539 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Coniglio,J+7 FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns REF AHU

S548 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Palaia,J+2 Sick leave banks-sch. emp. REF AED

S560 McNamara,H+1 Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns REF AEN

S621 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/Gormley,W+2 Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab REF AED

S643 Sca (1R) Girgenti,J/McNamara,H+2 Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth. REF ALP

S685 Weinberg,L Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act REF ACO

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

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

S1099 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Palaia,J+1 Wireless phone use in mv-primary offense REF ALP

S1108 Vitale,J Absentee ballot application-concerns REF ASG

S1123 Sca (1R) Coniglio,J Worker Freedom from Emp Intimidation Act REF ALA

S1124 Sca (1R) Doria,J Notices to cert. emp.-concerns language REF ALA

SJR25 Turner,S Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March, each yr. REF AHI



Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



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

S1181 Sca (1R) Gill,N Foreclosure procedures-concerns

S1218 Turner,S Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions



Co-Sponsors Added:



A277 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act

A438 (Moriarty,P) Fraternal Order of Police-special lic.

A636 (Barnes,P) Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A754 (Vainieri Huttle,V; Gusciora,R; Prieto,V) Nurse staffing standards-estab.

A755 (Vainieri Huttle,V; Scalera,F) Hearing Aid Asst, Aged Prog-incr subsidy

A763 (Scalera,F; Vainieri Huttle,V; Gusciora,R) Computer crimes-concerns

A1036 (Conaway,H; Conners,J) Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

A1246 Aca (1R) (Moriarty,P) Mattresses-concern flammability standard

A1420 (Handlin,A) Urban enterprise zones-concerns

A1434 (Bramnick,J) Vet., low income-extend prop. tax benf.

A1437 (Bramnick,J) Korean conflict vet.-estab. lic. plates

A1865 (Moriarty,P) Cellular phone svc.-concerns contracts

A1893 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Contaminated sites-concerns

A2134 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Dental decisions-concerns lic. person

A2160 (Bodine,F; Chatzidakis,L) Underground storage tanks-concerns

A2512 (Vainieri Huttle,V; Scalera,F; Gusciora,R) Mental health coverage req.-revises







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2556 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Assaults against cert. teachers-concerns

A2617 (Dancer,R; Manzo,L; Sires,A; Oliver,S) Song, St.: "I'm from NJ"

A2658 (Scalera,F) Sch. dist. budget-concerns

AJR75 (Panter,M; Beck,J; Stanley,C; Handlin,A; Cohen,N; DeCroce,A) Anne Frank-honors her life

AJR92 (Thompson,S; Wolfe,D; Holzapfel,J; Dancer,R) Coastal NJ Evacuation Task Force-estab.

AR138 (McKeon,J) Port operations, outsource-reconsider

AR139 (Manzo,L) Port operations-Presid. reverse decision



Co-Sponsor Withdrawn:



A1661 (Albano,N) DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A261 (Bateman,C) Organ donations-gross income tax deduct.

A277 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C) Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act

A1056 (Conaway,H) Pharmacy Bd.-add two. memb.

A1675 (Cohen,N) Organized retail theft-criminalizes

A1688 (Van Drew,J) Proj. labor agreements-concerns

A2060 (Watson Coleman,B) Traffic performance objective-conformity

A2064 (Watson Coleman,B) Photo radar devices-auth. use

A2175 (Van Drew,J) Sch. dist.-concerns crim. hist. check

A2249 (Manzo,L) Sex offender-allow release of info.

A2339 (Watson Coleman,B) Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A2524 (Malone,J) St. coll. personnel-concerns

AR63Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) MTBE manuf.-Cong. oppose liab. prot.



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A106 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Primary election-placement of party memb

A272 (Cohen,N) Ambulatory care fac.-gross receipts

A646 (Johnson,G) Sex offenders-concerns

A932 (Albano,N) FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns

A1038 (Barnes,P) Skinner's Law-leaving mv accident

A1550 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Co corrections off/sheriff's off-concern

A1691 (Van Drew,J) Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage

A1707 (Van Drew,J) Disabled-estab. co. off.

A2230 (Conners,J) So. Jersey Vets' Health Care Fac. Act

A2249 (Whelan,J) Sex offender-allow release of info.

A2358 (Moriarty,P) Extension of Rt. 55 Task Force-creates

A2379 (Conaway,H) Access to Med. Research Act

A2439 (Albano,N) Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns

A2499 (Biondi,P) N. Princeton Devel Ctr-sell surplus land

A2501 (Van Drew,J) Drug distrib. scheme-proh. use of animal

A2502 Acs (ACS) (Fisher,D) Animals-concerns illegal drugs

A2542 (Whelan,J) Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns

A2552 (Van Drew,J) Tax appeals-concerns

A2692 (Thompson,S) Fort Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth. Act

AR139 (Van Drew,J) Port operations-Presid. reverse decision



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A537 (Van Drew,J) Condemnation of cert resid prop-concerns

A932 (Gordon,R) FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns

A1011 (Panter,M) Orthotic appliances-health benf coverage

A1036 (Moriarty,P) Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

A1038 (Albano,N) Skinner's Law-leaving mv accident

A1661 (Albano,N) DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense

A1705 (Johnson,G) Wages and benf-responsible bus practices

A1858 (Barnes,P) St. constit convention-prop. tax reform

A2439 (Barnes,P) Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns

A2501 (Fisher,D) Drug distrib. scheme-proh. use of animal

A2502 Acs (ACS) (Van Drew,J) Animals-concerns illegal drugs

AR139 (Albano,N) Port operations-Presid. reverse decision



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A932 (Greenstein,L) FamilyCare enrollee emp. info.-concerns

A1046 (Whelan,J) Prof sporting events-wagering at casinos



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointment:



*Effective February 27, 2006



Assembly Education Committee:



Assemblywoman Oadline D. Truitt (28).



Note to the 01/26/2006 Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A131 Aca (1R) Merkt,R/Munoz,E Victim impact statements-confidential REP/ACA *NOT* REF AAP



Notes to the 02/23/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A2542 Thompson,S/Conners,J+1 Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns REF AMV *NOT* AHI



Bills Reported Referred/AJU:



A646 Rumpf,B/Connors,C+1 Sex offenders-concerns REP REF AJU *NOT* REP



Prime Sponsor Withdrawn:



AR136 (Lampitt,P) Internat Women's Day-desig March 8, 2006



Second Prime Sponsor Added:



AR136 (Lampitt,P) Internat Women's Day-desig March 8, 2006



The Assembly adjourned at 6:45 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, March 2, 2006 (SESSION).





Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A1967 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F Pub. contracting-concerns

A2200 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Hackett,M+2 Voting machines, cert.-concerns

A2288 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/DeCroce,A Gov. budget message-extends date



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/23/06):



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