NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for June 12, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 24 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



S1960 Ciesla,A Estate tax-concerns REF SBA

S1961 Smith,B Fallen firefighters children-concerns REF SLP

S1962 Karcher,E Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.- REF STR

S1963 Kyrillos,J Rain sensor devices, auto.-installation REF SEN

S1964 Sweeney,S Length of svc. award-change cert. req. REF SCU

S1965 Sweeney,S Creosote-treated product-proh. sale/use REF SEN

S1966 Sweeney,S Leg. memb.-reduces comp. REF SSG

S1967 Weinberg,L Health care-concerns physical access REF SHH

S1968 Weinberg,L Drunk driv.-concerns blood alco. level REF SLP

S1969 Weinberg,L/Scutari,N Pub. sch. dist. finan. affairs-concerns REF SED

S1970 Asselta,N St. reports & publications-concerns REF SSG

S1971 Asselta,N Corrections off-concern leave of absence REF SCU

S1972 Asselta,N St. Corrections Off. Bill of Rights REF SLP

S1973 Asselta,N Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns REF STR

S1974 Asselta,N Trespassers, cert.-clarifies penal. REF SEG

S1975 Rice,R Eminent domain, mun redevel-revise law REF SCU

S1976 Adler,J Enteral formulas, home use-coverage REF SHH

S1977 Codey,R/Girgenti,J Internet Dating Safety Act-creates REF SLP

S1978 Codey,R/Girgenti,J Luring & enticing an adult-crime REF SLP

S1979 Codey,R/Girgenti,J Sex offender-restrict internet access REF SLP

S1980 Madden,F Civil svc. exams-concerns REF SSG

S1981 Bucco,A/Girgenti,J Co corrections off-auth to carry firearm REF SLP

S2008 Allen,D Air ambulance svcs.-concerns REF SHH

S2009 Turner,S Community guns, possessing-enhance penal REF SLP

S2010 Turner,S Youth Emp After Sch Incentive Pilot Prog REF SLP

S2011 Turner,S Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell REF SSG

S2012 Turner,S Bail sources-concerns REF SJU

S2013 Turner,S Restraining orders, cert.-concerns REF SJU

S2014 Turner,S Hosp.-req. to report cert. injuries REF SLP

S2015 Turner,S All-terrain veh.-concerns REF SEN

S2016 Turner,S Picture phones-concerns privacy invasion REF SJU

S2017 Turner,S Grand jury records-concern discovery REF SJU

S2018 Turner,S Longshoremen's register-concerns REF STR

S2019 Bryant,W Police/FF promotion exams-concerns resid REF SCU

S2020 Allen,D Cigarette Fire Safety Act REF SLP

S2021 Kenny,B Hotel and motel occupancy tax.-auth REF SBA

S2022 Kenny,B Mun. hosp. auth.-auth. estab. REF SBA

S2023 Bryant,W Premium Support Prog. in Medicaid-estab. REF SHH

S2024 Sweeney,S Farmland preserv. purposes;$48.5M REF SBA

S2025 Smith,B Highlands Region, farmland preserv.;$15M REF SBA

S2026 Bryant,W Farmland preserv. purposes;$27.5M REF SBA

S2027 Karcher,E Farmland preserv.;$21.5M REF SBA

S2028 Buono,B General Fd approp.-various purposes REF SBA

S2029 Buono,B UEZ-concerns REF SEG

S2030 Buono,B Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act REF SWT

S2031 Buono,B Small cigars-incr. tax rate REF SBA

S2032 Buono,B Human body parts-concerns disposition REF SHH

S2033 Buono,B Hearing Aid Asst, Aged Prog-incr subsidy REF SHH



Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



SCR106 Lesniak,R Hist. preserv. in Union Co.-approves REF SBA

SJR43 Sacco,N Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24 REF STR

SJR44 Allen,D Rip Current Awareness Wk.-1st wk in June REF SEN

SR59 Kyrillos,J Tech Preserve, Inc.-favorably consider REF SEG

SR60 Gill,N/Weinberg,L Exelon Corp proposed acquisition-reject REF SEG

SR61 Weinberg,L/Gill,N Ryan White CARE Act-Cong. reauth. REF SHH

SR62 Connors,L Immigration reform-Presid./Cong. enforce REF SSG

SR63 Turner,S Natl Guard memb-managed health care prog REF SLP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A496 AcaSca (2R) Bateman,C/Manzo,L+2 Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns REP/SCA

S482 Scs (SCS) Sweeney,S/McNamara,H+9 Underground storage tanks-concerns REP

S839 Sca (1R) Bark,M Forest Health Advis. Council-estab. REP/SCA

S845 Scs (SCS) Bark,M Recycled paper-revise St. purch. mandate REP/SCS

S943/1827 Scs (SCS) Singer,R Petting zoos-estab. sanitation req. REP/SCS

S1189 Sca (1R) Adler,J Economic devel. activities-concerns REP/SCA

S1710 Adler,J/Bark,M+1 Lake dredging/stream clean-approp money REP

S1712 Buono,B/Smith,B Env. crimes-elim. statute of limitations REP

S1744 Sca (1R) Martin,R Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns REP/SCA

S1841 Madden,F/Kean,T Limo operators-concerns REP

S1852 Sca (1R) Bryant,W/Lance,L Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab REP/SCA

S1947 Scs (SCS) Lesniak,R/Rice,R Cable tv svc-concerns sys-wide franchise REP/SCS

S1948 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/McNamara,H+2 Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans REP

S1948 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/McNamara,H+2 Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans REP/SCA

S1949 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Connors,L+4 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP

S1949 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Connors,L+4 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REP/SCA

S1950 ScaSca (2R) Scutari,N/Karcher,E+1 Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes REP/SCA

S1950 ScaSca (2R) Scutari,N/Karcher,E+1 Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes REP/SCA

S1959 Codey,R/Weinberg,L+2 Open Pub. Meetings Act-renames Sen. Baer REP

SCR103 Bryant,W/Scutari,N+2 Env Infrastructure Trust-2007 finan plan REP

SCR105 Scs (SCS) Kenny,B/Littell,R+1 Develop land, conserv-dedicate bus tax REP

SCR105 Scs (SCS) Kenny,B/Littell,R+1 Develop land, conserv-dedicate bus tax REP/SCS

SR54 McNamara,H Ramapo Riv Flood Damage Proj-restore fds REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



S845 Scs (SCS) Bark,M Recycled paper-revise St. purch. mandate

S1948 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/McNamara,H+2 Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans

S1949 Sca (1R) Sacco,N/Connors,L+4 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S1950 Sca (1R) Scutari,N/Karcher,E+1 Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes

SCR105 Scs (SCS) Kenny,B/Littell,R+1 Develop land, conserv-dedicate bus tax



Bills Combined:



S1827 Scutari,N Petting zoos-concerns COMB/W S943 (SCS)



Co-Sponsors Added:



S1959 (Coniglio,J; Scutari,N) Open Pub. Meetings Act-renames Sen. Baer



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S314 (Girgenti,J) Vets Hosp. Task Force-estab.

S1841 (Kean,T) Limo operators-concerns



The Senate adjourned at 5:28 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 15, 2006 (QUORUM, Select Committees at the Call of the Senate President).





ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3258 Baroni,B Priv. communities-annual reimb. pymts. REF AHO

A3259 Caraballo,W Athletic Training Lic. Act-revises REF ARP

A3260 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Main Street NJ prog.-concerns REF AHO

A3261 Gregg,G St. Bd. of Ed.-concerns contract REF AED

A3262 Dancer,R Admin. of oaths-concerns REF AHO

A3268 Scalera,F/Schaer,G Personal needs allowance-incr. REF AHU

A3269 Kean,S Westside Community Ctr, Asbury Park;$10K REF AAP

A3270 Kean,S Boating safety ed., mandatory-concerns REF ALP

A3271 Kean,S Sex offenders, convicted-concerns resid. REF AJU

A3272 Baroni,B/Diegnan,P NJ STARS Prog.-concerns notification REF AED

A3273 McHose,A/Karrow,M Contraceptives, cert.-concerns insur. REF AFI

A3274 Dancer,R Crime of terrorism, cert.-clarifies REF AHS

A3275 Panter,M+1 Fish and Game Council-concerns REF AAN

A3276 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Restraining orders-concerns REF ALP

A3277 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Condemnation of cert resid prop-concerns REF ACE

A3278 McHose,A Drunk driv. who cause death-suspend lic. REF ALP

A3279 McHose,A Assault by auto or vessel-concerns REF ALP

A3280 Cryan,J/Gregg,G Alco bev.-concerns special lic. REF ALP

A3281 Conners,J Home health care aides-qualified vets REF AMV

A3282 Conners,J Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf REF AMV

A3283 Diegnan,P/Greenwald,L+7 Children w/Autism-estab. pilot prog;$10M REF AHU

A3284 Diegnan,P Primary stroke ctr. req.-concerns REF AHE

A3285 Manzo,L Medicaid Health Svcs. Delivery Reform REF AHE

A3286 Merkt,R/McHose,A Illegal immigrants-correctional fac. REF ALP

A3287 Merkt,R St. Lottery ads-concerns REF ATG

A3288 Cohen,N ATM fac.-req. emerg. phone svcs. REF AFI

A3289 Cohen,N Domestic insur. co.-concerns investments REF AFI

A3290 Cohen,N Ultrasound equip-restricts sale or lease REF AHE

A3291 Conners,J/Conaway,H Alco. bev. purch.-cert. reg. req. REF ALP

A3292 Chivukula,U Cable tv svc-concerns sys-wide franchise REF ATU

A3293 Chivukula,U Fire & EMS Crisis Svcs Hotline-approp. REF AAP

A3294 Blee,F UEZ vendors-concerns annual tax review REF ACE

A3295 Quigley,J/Prieto,V+12 POW lic. plates-auth. for leased veh. REF ATR

A3296 Cryan,J/Burzichelli,J Superintendents of sch.-concerns REF AED

A3297 Rooney,J Assault firearms-concerns REF ALP

A3298 Kean,S Vol. sports personnel-crim. hist. checks REF ALP

A3299 Pennacchio,J/DeCroce,A Law enforcement emp. hiring-concerns REF ALP

A3301 Stender,L Global Warming Response Act REF AEN

A3302 Hackett,M Fire safety in high-rises-concerns REF AHO

A3303 Gusciora,R MV, cert.-proh St fds for lease or purch REF ASG

A3304 Manzo,L St. tax indebtedness-concerns REF AAP

A3305 McHose,A Sch. dist. admin.-concerns salaries REF AED

A3306 McHose,A Mun., co. owned real prop.-concern comm. REF AHO

A3307 Gordon,R/Rooney,J Diesel powered veh.-emissions reg. REF AEN

A3308 Prieto,V/Quigley,J+8 Election dist.-concerns REF ASG

A3309 Vandervalk,C Eminent domain-concerns redevel. REF ACE

ACR197 DeCroce,A/Pennacchio,J Genetic Info. Nondiscrim Act, 2005-enact REF ASG

ACR198 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Thorough and efficient ed. sys.-concerns REF AED

AJR115 Chivukula,U Sch. Bus Driv. Appreciation Day-June 27 REF AED

AR196 DeCroce,A+46 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi elim.-commends REF ASG

AR197 Beck,J/Bramnick,J Iran Pres-condemn, destruction of Israel REF ASG

AR198 McHose,A/Handlin,A+2 BPU-Asm. Budget Comm. investigate REF ABU

AR199 Stanley,C/Roberts,J Katharine Close-commends REF AED



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A542 Aca (1R) Hackett,M Tattooing/Body Piercing Practice Act REP/ACA

A807/808 Acs (ACS) Chivukula,U Internatl. labor matching org.-concerns REP/ACS

A1002 Prieto,V/Holzapfel,J+2 Funeral establishments-ad. disclosures REP

A1011 Prieto,V/Stack,B+7 Orthotic appliances-health benf coverage REP

A1421 Scalera,F/Vas,J+4 Higher ed. instit.-fire safety info. REP

A1616/1903/2714 Acs (ACS) Conaway,H/Chivukula,U Managed care plans-concern participation REP/ACS

A2196 Aca (1R) Barnes,P/Johnson,G+1 Traffic safety fed. grants-nonprofits REP/ACA

A2281 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Payne,W Juv. detention fac., co.-concerns REP/ACA



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



A2291 Aca (1R) Voss,J+1 Asperger's Syndrome Pilot Initiative REP/ACA

A2361 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N Unsolicited checks, cert.-proh. REP/ACA

A2365 Aca (1R) Voss,J Cigarette testing-concerns REP/ACA

A2426 Chivukula,U/Vas,J Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp REP

A2575 Acs (ACS) Conners,J/Wisniewski,J+9 Cigarette Fire Safety Act REP/ACS

A2705 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+1 Real Estate Timeshare Act REP/ACA

A2820 Cohen,N/Prieto,V+3 Insur. underwriting guidelines-concerns REP

A2914 Van Drew,J/Voss,J+15 Working dogs-concerns cert. access REP

A2923 Aca (1R) Kean,S/Cryan,J Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns REP/ACA

A3016 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Conaway,H+3 Human body parts-concerns disposition REP/ACA

A3019 Lampitt,P/Scalera,F World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Prog.-elig. REP

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

A3264 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Prieto,V+9 Mun. hosp. auth.-auth. estab. REP/ACA

A3265 Barnes,P/Egan,J+1 Fallen firefighters children-concerns REP

A3266 Caraballo,W Pub. movers, lic.-concerns REP

AR92 Acs (ACS) Stanley,C/Burzichelli,J Rutgers Univ football time-congratulates REP/ACS

AR190 McKeon,J/Greenstein,L+1 Finan. Data Prot. Act, 2005-oppose REP

S506 Sca (1R) Gill,N Pub. movers, lic.-concerns REP

S555 Sca (1R) Smith,B Working dogs-concerns cert. access REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A289 Cohen,N/Roberts,J+22 Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage REP REF AAP

A2966 Chivukula,U/Egan,J+5 Polybutylene water piping-int. free loan REP REF AAP

A3140 Whelan,J/Diegnan,P+1 Higher ed. instit-prov corp bus tax cred REP REF AAP



Bills Reported Referred/AFI:



A3239 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Gordon,R Managed care plans-concerns REP/ACA REF AFI



Bills Reported Referred/AJU:



A3035 Barnes,P/Johnson,G+1 Firearms, unlawful carrying-concerns REP REF AJU



Bills Combined:



A808 Chivukula,U Internatl. matchmaking org.-concerns COMB/W A807 (ACS)

A1903 Burzichelli,J Managed care plans-concern participation COMB/W A1616/2714 (ACS)

A2714 Van Drew,J Managed care plans-concern participation COMB/W A1616/1903 (ACS)



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3268 Scalera,F/Schaer,G Personal needs allowance-incr. FROM AHU



Co-Sponsors Added:



A111 (Handlin,A) Crimes-concerns statute of limitations

A289 (Conners,J) Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

A906 Aca (1R) (Giblin,T) Police & fire promo. exam-residency cred

A929 (Giblin,T) Crim. records-automatic expungement

A948 (Wisniewski,J) Matthew's Law Limiting Use of Restraints

A960 (Karrow,M) Jessica Lunsford Act

A1448 (Diegnan,P) Distinguished Svc. Medal-expand elig.

A1858 (Lampitt,P; Greenwald,L) St. constit convention-prop. tax reform

A1933 (Gordon,R) Sch. used as polling place-security req.

A2175 (Giblin,T) Sch. dist.-concerns crim. hist. check

A2182 (Giblin,T) Mun. court fines-concerns

A2189 (Giblin,T) Crim. conduct, sch. prop.-concerns

A2397 (Van Drew,J) Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation





Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2512 (Malone,J) Mental health coverage req.-revises

A2575 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L; Van Drew,J) Cigarette Fire Safety Act

A2705 Aca (1R) (Conners,J) Real Estate Timeshare Act

A2820 (Conners,J) Insur. underwriting guidelines-concerns

A3133 (Bateman,C) Mun. library tax-concerns reductions

A3265 (Manzo,L) Fallen firefighters children-concerns

AR190 (Conners,J) Finan. Data Prot. Act, 2005-oppose



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2705 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Real Estate Timeshare Act

A3239 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Managed care plans-concerns

A3257 (Gordon,R) Eminent domain-revises procedures

AR92 Acs (ACS) (Burzichelli,J) Rutgers Univ football time-congratulates



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A289 (Bateman,C) Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

A2056 (Bateman,C) Health Insur Affordability Access Reform

A2085 (Gordon,R) Gambling on animal fights-concerns

A2355 (Gregg,G) Ronald Reagan Mem. Hwy.-desig Rt. 15

A2649 (Fisher,D) Animal Anti-Cruelty Act

A2958 (Fisher,D) Water allocation permits-concerns

A3034 (Panter,M) Sch. dist. budgets-concerns

A3035 (Manzo,L) Firearms, unlawful carrying-concerns

A3239 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L) Managed care plans-concerns

AR92 Acs (ACS) (Diegnan,P) Rutgers Univ football time-congratulates

AR190 (Watson Coleman,B) Finan. Data Prot. Act, 2005-oppose

AR193 (Fisher,D) Saltwater Fishery Aquaculture Task Force



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1616/1903/2714 Acs (ACS) (Manzo,L) Managed care plans-concern participation

A2361 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Unsolicited checks, cert.-proh.

AR92 Acs (ACS) (Cryan,J) Rutgers Univ football time-congratulates



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2512 (Greenstein,L) Mental health coverage req.-revises



Notes to the 06/8/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A3264 Sires,A/Prieto,V+10 Mun. hosp. auth.-auth. estab. REF AHO

A3265 Barnes,P/Egan,J+1 Fallen firefighters children-concerns REF ALP



The Assembly adjourned at 7:05 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 15, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (6/8/06):



P.L.2006, c.21. S1828 Scutari,N/Lesniak,R+1 Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$3M

P.L.2006, c.22. S1846 Bark,M/Lesniak,R/Albano,N+5 Gypsy Moth Prog.;$750K