NEW JERSEY

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for June 1, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 22 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, June 8, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3159 Doherty,M Co. coll. credits-concerns transfer REF AHI

A3160 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Nonpub. sch. students-concerns transp. REF AED

A3161 Diegnan,P/Egan,J Preschool prog.-concerns REF AED

A3162 Diegnan,P/Conners,J Abusive lending practices-concerns REF AFI

A3163 Diegnan,P/Scalera,F Taxicabs-concerns payment REF ATR

A3164 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Student, sch dist inelig-prov tax record REF AED

A3165 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Teachers, co. coll.-concerns REF AHI

A3166 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Devel. disabled, community resid.;$5M REF AHU

A3167 Holzapfel,J/Wolfe,D MV obstructing an intersection-proh. REF ATR

A3168 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Raffle lic.-concerns REF ATG

A3169 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Homestead prop. tax reimb.-revise elig. REF AAP

A3170 Bodine,F Child support judgments-concerns REF AJU

A3171 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Dredging, cert. waterways-mun assessment REF AAN

A3172 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Petroleum Manuf Retention Expansion Zone REF AEN

A3173 Vas,J Mun. residents, special asst-create list REF AHO

A3174 Caraballo,W Constr. contracts-concerns prompt pymt. REF ALA

A3175 Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P Emerg. veh., stopped-duties of driv. REF ALP

A3176 Holzapfel,J/Caraballo,W Mortgage foreclosure procedures-concerns REF AFI

A3177 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Corp. bus. tax-concerns REF AAP

A3178 Panter,M Eminent domain-impose limited moratorium REF ACE

A3179 Russo,D/O'Toole,K Voter regis.-concerns deadline REF ASG

A3180 Mayer,D Real Prop. Title Recordation Act REF AHO

A3181 Cohen,N Cap constr proj-Cigarette Tax Proceed Fd REF AAN

A3182 DeCroce,A/Bramnick,J Fire depts, vol-concern group life insur REF AFI

A3183 Bateman,C/Biondi,P Vol. Emerg. Svcs. Hwy. Reimb. Fd.-estab REF ATR

A3184 O'Toole,K/Russo,D Inland Blue Acres Bond Act;$75M bonds REF AEN

A3185 Holzapfel,J/Barnes,P Motor fuel storage-concerns operation REF AHS

A3186 Cohen,N Stem Cell Research Bond Act;$500M bonds REF AHE

A3187 Kean,S/Bramnick,J Auto insur.-concerns REF AFI

A3188 Kean,S Pub. sch students, cert-concerns tuition REF AED

A3189 Stanley,C Gang Viol. Prev. Pilot Prog.-estab. REF AHU

A3190 Quigley,J/Prieto,V+1 Realty transfer fee, loc.-estab. REF AHO

A3191 Quigley,J/Prieto,V+3 First class cities-impose cert loc taxes REF AHO

A3192 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+16 Domestic companion animals-concerns REF AAN

A3193 Manzo,L/Bramnick,J+6 Hybrid fuel efficient MV-sales tax exemp REF ATR

A3194 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Property taxation-concerns REF AHO

A3195 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Walk to Work-estab. pilot prog. REF ATR

A3196 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+5 Govt affairs agent-proh sch dist to hire REF AED

A3197 Green,J Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights REF AHO

A3198 Quigley,J/Sires,A Defibrillators-req. on cert. trains REF AHE





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3199 McKeon,J/Epps,C Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes REF AEN

A3201 McKeon,J/Panter,M Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF AEN

A3202 McKeon,J/Gordon,R Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans REF AEN

A3203 Beck,J New home 'lemon' law-estab. REF AHO

A3204 Beck,J New resid. constr-concern consumer fraud REF AHO

A3205 Beck,J New home warranties-concerns REF AHO

A3206 Beck,J New home warranties-concerns REF AHO

A3207 Beck,J New home warranties-concerns REF AHO

A3208 Beck,J New Home Buyers Bill of Rights-creates REF AHO

A3209 Beck,J New home warranty-concerns REF AHO

A3210 Beck,J New home bldging. plans-concerns REF AHO

A3211 Beck,J New home builders-concerns regis. REF AHO

A3212 Beck,J Builders, cert.-DCA req. to keep list REF AHO

A3213 Beck,J New home repairs-concerns REF AHO

A3214 Beck,J New home warranties-concerns REF AHO

A3215 Beck,J Builder info, cert.-DCA collect/disclose REF AHO

A3216 Beck,J Mun. code off.-estab. Code of Ethics REF AHO

A3217 Beck,J Constr. code off.-concerns lic. REF AHO

A3218 Beck,J Housing constr.-concerns complaint proc REF AHO

A3219 Beck,J Constr. code off-concerns misconduct REF AHO

A3220 Beck,J Mun. code off.-concerns REF AHO

A3221 Beck,J Loc. constr. office-concerns REF AHO

A3222 Beck,J Constr. permits-concerns REF AHO

A3223 Beck,J Constr. code penal-concerns REF AHO

A3224 Beck,J Real estate devel builders-comply w/req REF AHO

A3225 Beck,J Planned real estate devel.-concerns REF AHO

A3226 Beck,J Mun. dedicated rev.-concerns REF AHO

A3227 McKeon,J/Stanley,C Special ed. students-concerns REF AED

A3228 Diegnan,P/Egan,J Pharmacy Discount Prescription Drug Prog REF AHE

A3229 Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V Petroleum products, cert.-elim tax exemp REF ABU

A3230 Voss,J Poultry-concerns raising practices REF AAN

A3231 Moriarty,P/Cruz-Perez,N+13 Text messaging, unsolicited ads-proh. REF ATU

A3251 Roberts,J/Vainieri Huttle,V Open Pub. Meetings Act-rename Sen. Baer REF ASG

A3252 Vainieri Huttle,V/Conners,J Leg. info. available to pub.-concerns REF ASG

A3253 Conners,J/Sires,A NJ STARS & NJ STARS II-concerns REF AMV

A3254 Stanley,C/Wisniewski,J Fire drills during summer sch.-concerns REF AED

ACR195 McKeon,J/Roberts,J Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel REF AEN

ACR196 McKeon,J/Manzo,L Env Infrastructure Trust-2007 finan plan REF AEN

AJR114 Pennacchio,J Pedophile org.-AG investigate REF ALP

AR186 Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J Obstetrical care-adopt clinical protocol REF AHE

AR187 McHose,A Mexican govt.-condemns mistreatment REF ASG

AR188 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Medicare Part D prescription plan-extend REF AHE

AR189 Bramnick,J/Moriarty,P Health insur. provider-concerns options REF AHE

AR190 McKeon,J/Greenstein,L Finan. Data Prot. Act, 2005-oppose REF AFI

AR191 Beck,J/Bramnick,J Iranian Majlis-condemns REF ASG

AR192 Conners,J Cred. report, free to vets.-Cong. pass REF AMV



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A275 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U/Van Drew,J+1 Worker Freedom from Emp Intimidation Act REP/ACA

A1422 Aca (1R) Scalera,F/Van Drew,J+4 Pub. sch. dist emerg aid vol-pd time off REP/ACA

A1953 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Cohen,N Vessels, cert.-req. liab. insur. REP/ACA

A2537/2656 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Greenstein,L/Conaway,H+9 Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry REP/ACA

A2663 Moriarty,P/Mayer,D Vet. Haven prog.-income tax deduct. REP

A2715 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Gusciora,R+1 St. reports & publications-concerns REP/ACA

A2729 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G Accident reports-concerns REP/ACA

A2748 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Water use regis. renewal fees-concerns REP/ACA

A2960 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/McKeon,J Renewable Energy, Veh. Task Force REP/ACA

A2984 Acs (ACS) Wisniewski,J/Giblin,T Wage withholdings, unauth.-civil actions REP/ACS

A3010 Cryan,J/Greenwald,L Special ed. svcs.-concerns cert. info. REP

A3022 Panter,M Temp. disab. benf.-proh. cert. pymts. REP

A3147 Conners,J/Gordon,R Civil svc. vet. preference-concerns REP

A3251 Roberts,J/Vainieri Huttle,V Open Pub. Meetings Act-rename Sen. Baer REP

A3252 Vainieri Huttle,V/Conners,J Leg. info. available to pub.-concerns REP

A3253 Conners,J/Sires,A NJ STARS & NJ STARS II-concerns REP

A3254 Stanley,C/Wisniewski,J Fire drills during summer sch.-concerns REP

ACR195 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Roberts,J Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel REP









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



AJR61 Chivukula,U Turkey-respect rights, religious freedom REP

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

AR149 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Co. outsourcing jobs-pub. disclosure REP

AR155 McHose,A/Cruz-Perez,N+9 Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester-recog. REP

AR192 Conners,J Cred. report, free to vets.-Cong. pass REP

S984 Bark,M+1 Fire drills during summer sch.-concerns REP

S997 ScaAca (2R) Buono,B+1 Accident reports-concerns REP/ACA

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

S1617 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Water use regis. renewal fees-concerns REP

S1662 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Weinberg,L+2 Leg. info. available to pub.-concerns REP

SJR11 Smith,B/Kyrillos,J Turkey-respect rights, religious freedom REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A896 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Van Drew,J+25 Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act REP/ACS REF AAP

A982 Aca (1R) Stender,L St. parks-vol contrib, income tax return REP/ACA REF AAP

A1192 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Sch. buses, newly-manuf.-equip w/sensors REP/ACA REF AAP

A1339 Watson Coleman,B+7 Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib REP REF AAP

A1729 Johnson,G/Van Drew,J+10 Vet., 100% disab.-prop. tax exemp. elig. REP REF AAP

A2339 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+2 Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque REP/ACS REF AAP

A2932 Van Drew,J/Manzo,L Hist. preserv tax cred pilot prog-create REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/ABU:



ACR195 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Roberts,J Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel REP/ACS REF ABU



Bills Transferred:



A2537/2656 AcsAca (ACS/1R) Greenstein,L/Conaway,H+9 Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry FROM AAP TO ABU



Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:



ACR195 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Roberts,J Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Co-Sponsors Added:



A193 (Manzo,L) The 10-20 Life Law

A242 (Giblin,T) Abandoned Cemetery Preserv. Fd.-estab.

A269 (Bateman,C) Lyme disease treatment-insur. coverage

A434 (Giblin,T) Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

A483 (Diegnan,P) Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences

A490 Aca (1R) (Bramnick,J) Underage driv.-BAC testing

A525 (Chivukula,U; Prieto,V) Black bear hunting-proh.

A731 (Diegnan,P) Viol. Free Sch. Zones-estab.

A754 (Chivukula,U) Nurse staffing standards-estab.

A920 (Giblin,T) Fish and Game Council-expand memb.

A948 (Prieto,V) Matthew's Law Limiting Use of Restraints

A961 Aa (1R) (Gusciora,R) Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

A1044 AcaAa (2R) (Giblin,T) Plant closings, cert-prenotification req

A1057 Aca (1R) (Giblin,T) Vets' Hospital Task Force-estab.

A1324 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P) Vaccines containing mercury-elim. use

A1425 (Giblin,T) Loc. budget limitations-exceptions

A1431 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Health care-concerns physical access

A1456 (Giblin,T) Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

A1460 (Diegnan,P) Sch. food svc. prov.-exempts sales tax

A1954 (Giblin,T) Mileage reimb.-set at IRS rate

A2024 (Bateman,C) Airports-concerns acquisition

A2052 Aca (1R) (Prieto,V) Nursing staff, health care fac.-concerns

A2172 (Giblin,T) Black bear hunting-concerns

A2184 (Giblin,T) Pesticide Use Reduction Recognition Act

A2188 (Giblin,T) Coastal Area Fac. Review Act-revises







Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2224 (McKeon,J) Co corrections off-auth to carry firearm

A2339 Acs (ACS) (Giblin,T) Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A2359 (Giblin,T) Indigent vets-concerns burial

A2417 (Diegnan,P) EMT-updates special lic. plates

A2423 (Manzo,L) Eminent domain-temp. moratorium

A2575 (Giblin,T; Vainieri Huttle,V) Cigarette Fire Safety Act

A2658 (Schaer,G) Sch. dist. budget-concerns

A2726 (Giblin,T) Women Vet. Comm.-estab.

A2819 (Albano,N) Auto. insur. underwriting rules-concerns

A2914 (Lampitt,P) Working dogs-concerns cert. access

A2936 (Bramnick,J) Tanning fac.-concerns use by minors

A2947 (Scalera,F; Schaer,G) Devel. disab.-community-based living

A2980 (Gordon,R) Omnibuses-incr. penal., equip. viol.

A2992 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Hosp.-req. to report cert. injuries

A3016 (Voss,J) Human body parts-concerns disposition

A3093 (Giblin,T; Truitt,O) Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

A3122 (Barnes,P) Chiropractic practice-concerns

ACR96 (Giblin,T) Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference

AR184 (Steele,A) Ryan White CARE Act-Cong. reauth.



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A352 (Bramnick,J) Tanning booths-post cert. warnings

A582 (Beck,J) Eminent domain-concerns

A1321 (Prieto,V) Unlawful transp. of passengers-concerns

A2017 (Manzo,L) Prop. owners-concerns redevel.

A2018 (Beck,J) Condemned prop.-concerns

A2019 (Manzo,L) Condemned prop.-concerns prerequisites

A2327 (Schaer,G) Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

A2387 (Manzo,L) Vet., cert.-prov. unemp. benf.

A2496 (Cruz-Perez,N) Personal care svcs.-incr. reimb.

A2554 (Schaer,G) Child product safety-concerns

A2715 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R) St. reports & publications-concerns

A2729 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Accident reports-concerns

A2932 (Manzo,L) Hist. preserv tax cred pilot prog-create

A3027 (Prieto,V) Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act

A3028 (Prieto,V) Safe Patient Handling Practices Act

A3122 (Wisniewski,J) Chiropractic practice-concerns

A3123 (Panter,M) Longshoremen's register-concerns

A3147 (Gordon,R) Civil svc. vet. preference-concerns

ACR171 (Scalera,F) Hellenic ancestry of Macedonia-recognize

ACR194 (Rumpf,B) St. govt. operating expenses-concerns

ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Roberts,J) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Second Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2623 (Chivukula,U) Internet, defamatory materials-concerns



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A275 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Worker Freedom from Emp Intimidation Act

A1386 (Voss,J) Emerg. response, pub. bldg.-concerns

A1446 (Schaer,G) Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns

A2339 Acs (ACS) (Hackett,M) Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A2557 (Voss,J) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

A2575 (Scalera,F) Cigarette Fire Safety Act

A2960 Aca (1R) (Bodine,F) Renewable Energy, Veh. Task Force

A2984 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R) Wage withholdings, unauth.-civil actions

A3010 (Schaer,G) Special ed. svcs.-concerns cert. info.

A3028 (Schaer,G) Safe Patient Handling Practices Act

A3122 (Albano,N) Chiropractic practice-concerns

A3147 (Cruz-Perez,N) Civil svc. vet. preference-concerns

A3227 (Voss,J) Special ed. students-concerns

AR149 (Gordon,R) Co. outsourcing jobs-pub. disclosure

AR180 (McKeon,J) Natl. Library Wk-desig April 15-21, 2007

ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A252 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Relocation asst.-concerns

A1446 (Chatzidakis,L) Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns

A2339 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A2512 (Biondi,P) Mental health coverage req.-revises

A2575 (Conaway,H) Cigarette Fire Safety Act

A2663 (Burzichelli,J) Vet. Haven prog.-income tax deduct.

A3122 (Prieto,V) Chiropractic practice-concerns

ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2663 (Cruz-Perez,N) Vet. Haven prog.-income tax deduct.

A3122 (Van Drew,J) Chiropractic practice-concerns

ACR96 (Greenstein,L) Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference

ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Panter,M) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:



ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Epps,C) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Seventh Prime Sponsors Added:



ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Rooney,J) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:



ACR195 Acs (ACS) (Chatzidakis,L) Dedicated Corp Tax Rev-auth land devel



Note to the 03/21/2006 Digest:



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



S780 Sca (1R) Madden,F Yo-Yo Waterballs-proh. sale 2RA *NOT* REF ACO



Note to the 05/15/2006 Digest:



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2499 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/Bateman,C N. Princeton Devel Ctr-sell surplus land REP/ACA *NOT* REF AAP



Notes to the 05/18/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A3102 Van Drew,J Musical performance-deceptive practices REF ATG *NOT* ACO

A3137 Conaway,H Organ donation-concerns REF AHE *NOT* ATR



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



S1364 Sca (1R) Kavanaugh,W N. Princeton Devel Ctr-sell surplus land 2RA *NOT* REF AAP









Notes to the 05/22/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



AR185 Cryan,J/O'Toole,K+1 Exelon Corp proposed acquisition-reject REF ACO *NOT * ARO



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A3133 (Bramnick,J) Mun. library tax-concerns reductions *NOT* Second Prime Added.



The Assembly adjourned at 6:49 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 8, 2006 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/22/2006):



P.L.2006, c.19. S1068 Sca (1R) Buono,B/Palaia,J 5/25/2006 Horse racing-revises reg.

P.L.2006, c.20. A1219 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+7 5/25/2006 Mun. court admin.-concerns