NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for November 9, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 38 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, November 13, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3512 Schaer,G+6 Religious observance-admin., cert. tests REF AHI

A3513 Schaer,G+6 Religious observance-lic. test dates REF ARP

A3514 Schaer,G+5 Patient's religious beliefs-concerns REF AHE

A3515 Schaer,G+6 Nursing home resid.-religious diet req. REF AHE

A3516 Schaer,G+5 Organ donation-religious accomodation REF AHE

A3517 Schaer,G+5 Health care fac.-religious accommodation REF AHE

A3624 Doherty,M/Gregg,G Deer carcass removal-concerns REF ATR

A3625 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Parking near a stop sign-concerns REF ALP

A3626 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Hotel/motel occupancy fees-concerns REF AHO

A3627 Conners,J Court off.-concerns cert. fees REF AJU

A3628 Conners,J/Mayer,D Mil. personnel storage fac.-tax exemp. REF AMV

A3629 Conaway,H Cable tv svc. charges-concerns REF ATU

A3630 Conaway,H Prescription drug benf., cert.-concerns REF AHE

A3631 Conaway,H Nursing Student Incentive Loan Act;$5M REF AHE

A3632 Conaway,H Bd. of ed. memb-concerns ed and training REF AED

A3633 Schaer,G Hosp. trustees-concerns REF AHE

A3634 Schaer,G/O'Toole,K+9 PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb. REF ASG

A3635 Schaer,G+1 Personal needs allowance-concerns REF AHU

A3636 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Off-track wagering fac.-concerns REF ATG

A3637 McKeon,J Newborn Screening prog.-revises REF AHU

A3638 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Homestead rebate pymts.,suppl.;$600M REF AAP

A3639 McKeon,J Transit Villages Act REF ATR

A3640 McKeon,J St. Hwy. Access Mgmt. Act-revises REF ATR

A3641 O'Toole,K Anorexia-concerns health insur. benf. REF AHE

A3642 Van Drew,J Off-track wagering fac.-liquor lic. REF ATG

A3643 Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G Patricia's Law-model Missing Persons Leg REF ALP

A3644 Vainieri Huttle,V St. Auth. Reform Act REF ARP

A3645 Mayer,D Sales tax holiday, cert. sales-estab. REF ABU

A3646 Mayer,D Homeland Security's hotline-concerns REF AHS

A3647 Chatzidakis,L Roof coating, reflective-estab. prog. REF AHO

A3648 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Electricity usage in St. bldgs.-concerns REF AEN

A3649 Wisniewski,J Tpk. Auth-concerns pymts, roadway constr REF ATR

A3650 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L ENERGY STAR products-tax cred. REF AEN

A3651 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Motor fuel-concerns posted price REF ATR

A3652 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Energy efficient materials-exemp. tax REF AEN

A3653 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Conserve for Amer. Loan Prog.-estab. REF AEN

A3654 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Biofuel-concerns use in St. veh. REF AEN

A3655 Chatzidakis,L Solar energy elements-concerns REF AEN

A3656 Chatzidakis,L Green infrastructure-concerns REF AEN

A3657 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Abraham Lincoln Commem. Comm.-estab. REF ASG



Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3658 McKeon,J/Vainieri Huttle,V Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns REF AEN

A3659 Baroni,B HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage REF AFI

A3660 Baroni,B Mun., co. & sch. dist. budgets-concerns REF AED

A3661 Cryan,J Sheriff's sale of goods-req. notice REF ALP

A3662 Cryan,J St. law enforcement off.-concerns rights REF ALP

A3663 Cryan,J St. law enforcement off.-drug test proc. REF ALP

A3664 Cryan,J Electric pub util.-concerns sale REF ATU

A3665 Cryan,J/Van Drew,J Corrections off-concern leave of absence REF ALP

A3666 Cryan,J St. Law Enforcement Off. Bill of Rights REF ALP

A3667 Gregg,G/Doherty,M BB guns-clarifies, not firearms REF ALP

A3668 Cohen,N/Cruz-Perez,N Credit denial-concerns identity theft REF ACO

A3671 Greenstein,L/Van Drew,J Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.2M REF AAN

A3672 Fisher,D/Conaway,H Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M REF AAN

A3673 Gusciora,R/Panter,M Open space acquisition, central NJ;$8.1M REF AAN

A3674 Fisher,D/Karrow,M Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M REF AAN

A3675 Truitt,O/Stack,B Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M REF AAN

A3676 Stanley,C Qual. Single Acct. Continuum-revises REF AED

A3677 Whelan,J/Diegnan,P Ed. Fac. Auth.-concerns higher ed. loans REF AHI

ACR214 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Prop. tax reform-St. constit. convention REF ASG

ACR215 Gregg,G/Doherty,M St. budget preparation-jt. leg. rules REF ABU

AR216 Conaway,H/Conners,J Amer. Diabetes Mo.-recog. November 2006 REF AHE



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1205 Diegnan,P/Egan,J+3 Mortgage payoff balances-concerns REP

A1399 Aca (1R) Doherty,M/Chivukula,U+8 Tax exemp., short term-concerns REP/ACA

A1767 Greenwald,L Cosmetologist-operate mobile fac. REP

A2257 Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V Cosmetology, hairstyling-concerns REP

A2554 Aca (1R) Vainieri Huttle,V/Schaer,G Child product safety-concerns REP/ACA

A2829 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+1 Life insur. policies-concerns REP/ACA

A2950 Aca (1R) Conners,J/Cruz-Perez,N Sweepstakes-reg. operation in NJ REP/ACA

A3057 Albano,N/Van Drew,J Primary care-clarify definition REP

A3375 Aca (1R) Cryan,J DOBI-assessment fding. mechanism REP/ACA

A3442 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns REP/ACA

A3458 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Money order, dormancy fees-reg. REP

A3587 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C Racketeering activity-clarify definition REP/ACA

A3603 Cohen,N Accountancy St. Bd.-concerns memb. REP

A3633 Schaer,G Hosp. trustees-concerns REP

A3668 Cohen,N/Cruz-Perez,N Credit denial-concerns identity theft REP

AR216 Conaway,H/Conners,J Amer. Diabetes Mo.-recog. November 2006 REP

S265 ScaAca (2R) Sarlo,P/Weinberg,L+2 Child product safety-concerns REP/ACA

S824 Aca (1R) Vitale,J/Lance,L Tax exemp., short term-concerns REP/ACA

S1082 Sca (1R) Rice,R St.-subsidized rental housing-concerns REP

S1115 ScaSa (2R) Rice,R/Turner,S Security deposits-concerns return REP

S1643 Sca (1R) Cardinale,G/Gill,N+2 Credit denial-concerns identity theft REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A473 Green,J/Vas,J Truth in Renting booklet-concerns REP REF AAP

A3243 Greenwald,L+2 Ambulatory care fac.-concerns REP REF AAP



Bills Transferred:



A3339 Fisher,D/Conaway,H+7 Aerosol dusters-bars sale to juv. FROM ACO TO ALP

A3458 Cohen,N/Bateman,C Money order, dormancy fees-reg. FROM ACO TO AFI



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3247 Greenwald,L+1 Landscape architects-concerns FROM ARP

A3571 Diegnan,P Secretary St. off., Dept. of St.-abolish FROM ASG







Co-Sponsors Added:



A452 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E) Psychology, unlic. practice-concerns

A680 (Vandervalk,C) St.-Admin. Retir. Sys. Study Comm-estab.

A795 (Gusciora,R) Death penal.-repeals

A918 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Declaration of Independence-grave prog.

A1095 (Cruz-Perez,N) Natl. Guard active duty-concerns memb.

A1178 (Vandervalk,C) Gov. Integrity Div.-estab.

A1367 (Giblin,T) Health care plan costs-income tax deduct

A1511 (Hackett,M) Wrongful death act-amends

A2029 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P) Long-term care fac.-concerns

A2067 (Greenstein,L) Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim.

A2380 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Sex offender registration-concerns

A2575 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R) Cigarette Fire Safety and FF Prot. Act

A2686 AcaAca (2R) (Bramnick,J) Bikes w/quick release wheels-proh. sale

A2689 Aca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N) Safe havens for newborns-expands number

A2826 Aca (1R) (Payne,W) Group Home Fire Safety Act

A2828 AcaAca (2R) (Gordon,R) Cigarette tax rev. bonds-fd. cert. proj.

A3027 (Gordon,R) Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act

A3028 (Gordon,R) Safe Patient Handling Practices Act

A3048 (Diegnan,P) Contractors' Regis. Act-concerns

A3103 (Bramnick,J) Consumer contracts-concerns

A3160 (Kean,S) Nonpub. sch. students-concerns transp.

A3236 (Green,J; Gordon,R; Albano,N; Hackett,M; Payne,W) Consumer Catastrophe Preparedness Act

A3340 (Payne,W) Med. examiners-concerns

A3360 (Giblin,T) Sch. dist. admin.-concerns contract

A3361 (Payne,W) Coll. credit transfer-concerns

A3388 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Non-wood bats-proh. use in cert. games

A3451 (Steele,A; Johnson,G; Voss,J; Chivukula,U; Oliver,S) Religious practices-unlawful to discrim.

A3459 (Quigley,J; Green,J; Payne,W) Wheelchair transp.-concerns

A3467 (Diegnan,P) Code Adam prog.-pub., nonpub. sch. adopt

A3512 (Steele,A; Chivukula,U; Voss,J; Johnson,G; Oliver,S; Giblin,T) Religious observance-admin., cert. tests

A3513 (Johnson,G; Voss,J; Chivukula,U; Steele,A; Oliver,S; Giblin,T) Religious observance-lic. test dates

A3514 (Chivukula,U; Johnson,G; Steele,A; Voss,J; Giblin,T) Patient's religious beliefs-concerns

A3515 (Johnson,G; Chivukula,U; Steele,A; Oliver,S; Voss,J; Giblin,T) Nursing home resid.-religious diet req.

A3516 (Chivukula,U; Johnson,G; Steele,A; Voss,J; Giblin,T) Organ donation-religious accomodation

A3517 (Johnson, G; Voss,J; Steele,A; Chivukula,U; Oliver,S) Health care fac.-religious accommodation

A3529 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Contaminated prop.-concerns

A3535 (Conners,J; Vas,J) Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

A3538 (Payne,W; Diegnan,P) Wheelchair securement-concerns use

A3539 (Connors,C; Stack,B; Conners,J; Giblin,T; Barnes,P) Manuf. rebates-concerns

A3557 (Doherty,M; O'Toole,K; McHose,A) Taxation rate-concerns cert. mun.

A3561 (McHose,A) Sales and use tax-concerns

A3566 (Greenstein,L) Prescription meds-concerns minors

A3570 (Voss,J) Billy's Law-estab.

A3594 (Panter,M) Water consumption, mult dwelling-concerm

A3622 (Greenstein,L) Mil. leave, time of war-prov. emp. prot.

A3634 (Voss,J; Oliver,S; Thompson,S; Handlin,A; Biondi,P; Blee,F; Prieto,V; Diegnan,P; Whelan,J) PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

A3635 (Steele,A) Personal needs allowance-concerns

ACR75 (Vandervalk,C) Elective pub. off.-proh., crim. offense

ACR205 (DeCroce,A) Leg. leadership change-constit amendment

ACR212 (Diegnan,P; Voss,J) Traumatic Brain Injury Act, 2006-enact

AJR104 (Gordon,R) Rett Syndrome Awareness Day-desig.

AJR121 (Cohen,N; Vas,J) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-desig.

AR213 (Diegnan,P) Rett Syndrome Awareness Mo-desig Oct '06



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A257 (Johnson,G) Ed. fd. entities, nonprofit-contrib.

AJR116 (Voss,J) Transp. Proj. Drainage Pipe Study Comm.



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2104 (O'Toole,K) Confidential info., unauth. use-offense

A2829 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Life insur. policies-concerns

A3282 (Diegnan,P) Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf

A3458 (Bateman,C) Money order, dormancy fees-reg.

A3562 (Biondi,P) St. aid pymts.-concerns

A3563 (Bateman,C) Loc law enforcement off defense-concerns

Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3564 (Munoz,E) Cranford Twp. flood control;$5M

A3587 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Racketeering activity-clarify definition

A3623 (Payne,W) Cert. of rehab.-person w/crim. record

ACR178 (Gregg,G) Supreme Ct. justice-abolish tenure

AR213 (Manzo,L) Rett Syndrome Awareness Mo-desig Oct '06



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A2029 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Long-term care fac.-concerns

A2990 (Payne,W) Gun Court Pilot Prog.-estab.

A3137 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Organ donation-concerns

A3282 (Van Drew,J) Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf

A3354 (Payne,W) Resid, sch prop-concern use of materials

A3458 (Vandervalk,C) Money order, dormancy fees-reg.

A3528 (Gordon,R) Haz. site cleanup-allocate grant monies

A3595 (Prieto,V) Energy effieiency in bldgs.-DCA promote

A3634 (Van Drew,J) PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

A3658 (Johnson,G) Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A1032 (Albano,N) Fair Market Drug Pricing Act-estab.

A2380 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L) Sex offender registration-concerns

A2951 (Gordon,R) Prescription Drug Right-to-Know Act

A3336 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) St. parks, forests devel.-concerns

A3361 (Beck,J) Coll. credit transfer-concerns

A3416 (Voss,J) Mental health fac.-concerns St. prop.

A3595 (Watson Coleman,B) Energy effieiency in bldgs.-DCA promote



Notes to the 10/23/2006 Digest:



Bills Reported Referred/AEN:



A3564 Bramnick/Blee Cranford Twp. flood control;$5M REP REF AEN *NOT* AAN



Bills Reported Referred/AJU:



A3623 Watson Coleman/Payne Cert. of rehab.-person w/crim. record REP REF AJU *NOT* ALP



The Assembly adjourned at 6:02 P.M. to meet again on Monday, November 20, 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 (10/23/06):



None