NEW JERSEY

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for November 13, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 39 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Notice of Intention Received 11/06/2006:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Richard F. Wells, of Haddon Heights.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Richard F. Wells, of Haddon Heights.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS:

Joseph P. Schooley, of Cherry Hill.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Thomas W. Sumners, Jr. Esq., of Lawrenceville, to replace James P. McManimon.



Nominations Reported from Committee:



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

Thomas Tucci, Jr., of Nutley, to replace Albert D'Alessio.

Robert A. Gaccione, Esq., of Verona.



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

Daniel M. Kelly, of Little Silver, to replace John Westlake, resigned.

Honorable Thomas J. Byrne, of Spring Lake.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RICHARD STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Dean C. Pappas, of Salem, to replace Gerald Weinstein, Ret. J.S.C.



Nominations Withdrawn:



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY - BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Kim Mary Wentworth, of Mendham, to replace Bruce Hasbrouck, resigned.



TO BE A MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER JOINT TOLL BRIDGE COMMISSION:

Philip J. Mugavero, of Phillipsburg.



Bills Introduced:



S2291 Bark,M Abraham Lincoln Commem. Comm.-estab. REF SSG

S2292 Rice,R Coll. credit transfer-concerns REF SED

S2293 Kyrillos,J Shared svcs.-concerns REF SCU

S2294 Weinberg,L Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns REF SEN



Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



S2295 Rice,R Abandoned mv penal.-exemp. ill persons REF STR

S2296 Rice,R Land surveying-concerns practice REF SCM

S2297 Rice,R Charter sch special ed students-concerns REF SED

S2298 Rice,R Diabetes ed. & research-estab. lic plate REF STR

S2299 Rice,R Tax assessments, cert.-limits incr. REF SCU

S2300 Vitale,J/Allen,D Civil svc. vet. preference-concerns REF SSG

S2301 Karcher,E Affordable housing units-concerns REF SCU

S2302 Karcher,E Mobile intensive care units-concerns REF SHH

S2303 Karcher,E/Weinberg,L Early intervention svcs.-insur. cover REF SCM

S2304 Kean,T Mil. leave, time of war-prov. emp. prot. REF SLA

S2305 Inverso,P Home health care aides-qualified vets REF SLP

S2306 Turner,S Inland Blue Acres Bond Act of 2007 REF SEN

S2307 Buono,B Prescription Drug Right-to-Know Act REF SHH

S2308 Buono,B Infection control-health care fac. adopt REF SHH

S2309 Doria,J Gang Viol. Prev. Pilot Prog.-estab. REF SLP

S2310 Doria,J Crim. street gangs-concerns REF SLP

S2311 Singer,R Pub. bodies-concerns meetings REF SSG

S2312 Ciesla,A Jet ski-concerns boating safety REF SLP

S2313 Sweeney,S Manuf. rebates, cert.-concerns REF SCM

S2314 Lesniak,R Sch. laws-concerns disputes REF SED

S2315 Lesniak,R Abbott dist presch ed-concerns contracts REF SED

S2316 Lesniak,R NJ Parentage Act-amends, suppl. REF SJU

S2317 Sweeney,S Student participation, cert.-concerns REF SED

S2318 Sweeney,S/Bark,M Wineries-produce cert distilled alco bev REF SLP

S2319 Sweeney,S/Bark,M Winery-expands no. of salesrooms REF SLP

S2320 Doria,J Alco. bev. lic., surplus-concerns REF SEG

S2321 Karcher,E Organ donation-concerns REF STR

S2322 Karcher,E Port. Auth. of NY & NJ bd mtg-pub notice REF STR

S2323 Littell,R Taxation rate-concerns cert. mun. REF SEN

S2324 Gormley,W Loc. pub. emp. sick leave-limits pymts. REF SSG

S2325 Kean,T Cranford Twp., flood control proj.;$5M REF SEN

S2326 Turner,S/Rice,R MV regis. suspension-concerns REF STR

S2327 Turner,S Auto. insur. practices-concerns REF SCM

S2328 Turner,S Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns REF STR

S2329 Turner,S MVC-current address awareness campaign REF STR

S2330 Turner,S Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal. REF STR

S2331 Turner,S Merit Rating Plan-renames REF STR

S2332 Turner,S MV fines/fees-concerns payment options REF STR

S2346 Vitale,J/Kenny,B Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M REF SEN

S2347 Lance,L/Bucco,A+1 Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M REF SEN

S2348 Madden,F+3 Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M REF SEN

S2349 Karcher,E/Turner,S Open space acquisition, central NJ;$8.1M REF SEN

S2350 Rice,R/Bryant,W Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.2M REF SEN

SJR53 Allen,D Gold Star Mother's Day-last Sunday, Sept REF SLP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A515 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check REP

A1913 Burzichelli,J/Green,J Mayor, borough-concerns powers REP

A2336 Aca (1R) Bramnick,J/Cohen,N Workers' comp cases-concern emp expense REP

A3019 Lampitt,P/Scalera,F+7 World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Prog.-elig. REP

A3197 Green,J/Cruz-Perez,N+2 Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights REP

AJR172 Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G+4 Adult Onset Disab. Awareness Mo.-May REP

S60 Sca (1R) Kavanaugh,W/Sacco,N Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check REP/SCA

S223 Karcher,E/Kean,T+3 Medicaid waiver, fed.-concerns REP

S362 Sca (1R) Karcher,E/Vitale,J+5 Law Against Discrim.-amends REP/SCA

S445 Rice,R/Kean,T+5 Substance abuse treatment fac.;$100M REP

S1192 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Karcher,E Corruption of pub. resources-estab crime REP/SCA

S1224 Inverso,P Crimes-concerns statute of limitations REP

S1250 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E Renal dialysis svcs., outpatient-concern REP/SCA

S1265 Turner,S Sch. dist. self-insur. groups-concerns REP

S1318 Sca (1R) Karcher,E Pub. Corruption Profiteering Penal. Act REP/SCA

S1443 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A Children w/special needs-parental leave REP/SCA

S1467 Scutari,N/Gill,N+1 Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences REP

S1619 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Rice,R Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation REP/SCA

S1646 Buono,B+3 Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns rollover fds REP

S1649 Sca (1R) Rice,R Title recordation-revises law REP/SCA









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



S1656 Turner,S/Bryant,W NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions REP

S1806 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Bucco,A Crim. offense of assault, cert.-upgrades REP/SCA

S1868 Sca (1R) Scutari,N Adverse possession-concerns REP/SCA

S1927 Scs (SCS) Sarlo,P/Doria,J Co. improvement auth.-concerns REP/SCS

S1936 Rice,R/James,S+6 Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights REP

S2023 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W Premium Support Prog. in Medicaid-estab. REP/SCS

S2030 Sca (1R) Buono,B/McNamara,H+1 Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act REP/SCA

S2057 Sca (1R) Asselta,N Prop. assessment appeals-concerns REP/SCA

S2104 Inverso,P/Girgenti,J+1 Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf REP

S2130 Doria,J/Sacco,N World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Prog.-elig. REP

S2136 Sca (1R) Rice,R Qual. Single Acct. Continuum-revises REP/SCA

S2247 Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns REP

SCR116 Buono,B/Allen,D+9 Traumatic Brain Injury Act, 2006-enact REP

SJR42 Weinberg,L Adult Onset Disab. Awareness Mo.-May REP

SJR54 Kean,T/Karcher,E+5 Rett Syndrome Awareness Day REP

SR76 Buono,B Women in collegiate athletics-concerns REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



A515 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

A3197 Green,J/Cruz-Perez,N+2 Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights

S60 Sca (1R) Kavanaugh,W/Sacco,N Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

S223 Karcher,E/Kean,T+3 Medicaid waiver, fed.-concerns

S445 Rice,R/Kean,T+5 Substance abuse treatment fac.;$100M

S1192 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Karcher,E Corruption of pub. resources-estab crime

S1224 Inverso,P Crimes-concerns statute of limitations

S1318 Sca (1R) Karcher,E Pub. Corruption Profiteering Penal. Act

S1443 Sca (1R) Ciesla,A Children w/special needs-parental leave

S1619 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Rice,R Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation

S1656 Turner,S/Bryant,W NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions

S1806 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Bucco,A Crim. offense of assault, cert.-upgrades

S1936 Rice,R/James,S+6 Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights

S2023 Scs (SCS) Bryant,W Premium Support Prog. in Medicaid-estab.

S2030 Sca (1R) Buono,B/McNamara,H+1 Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

S2104 Inverso,P/Girgenti,J+1 Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf



Bills Transferred:



S1748 Connors,L/Girgenti,J Gang ed. seminars-concerns FROM SED TO SLP



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S2272 Coniglio,J Manuf. fac.-exempt taxes/energy charges FROM SEG



Co-Sponsors Added:



S208 (Inverso,P) Vets., cert-concerns housing opportunity

S445 (Turner,S) Substance abuse treatment fac.;$100M

S484 (Buono,B) Sex offender monitoring prog.-permanent

S807 (Weinberg,L) Mental health coverage req.-revises

S1089 (Cardinale,G) Casinos, smoking ban exception-elim.

S1131 (Coniglio,J) TDI benf.-concerns calculation

S1163 (Cardinale,G) Bronze Star-special lic. plate

S1418 (Kean,T) Skinner's Law-leaving mv accident

S1467 (Lesniak,R) Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences

S1646 (Coniglio,J) Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns rollover fds

S2107 (Kyrillos,J) Pesticide applications-use silver flags

S2155 (Kyrillos,J) Water consumption, mult dwelling-concerm

S2175 (Weinberg,L) Health care benf prov by pub emp-concern

S2211 (Vitale,J) Crosswalks-concerns

S2253 (Inverso,P) Membership fees/dues-remove sales tax

S2261 (McNamara,H) Contaminated prop.-concerns









Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



S2271 (Littell,R) Deer carcass removal-concerns

S2289 (Kean,T; Inverso,P; Weinberg,L) Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

SCR116 (Ciesla,A; Lance,L; Madden,F; Scutari,N; Singer,R) Traumatic Brain Injury Act, 2006-enact

SJR41 (Vitale,J) Eyeglass Recycling Mo.-desig. May



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S1608 (Karcher,E) Owners' Right, Common Interest Devel Act

S2107 (Sweeney,S) Pesticide applications-use silver flags



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1467 (Gill,N) Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences

S1748 (Girgenti,J) Gang ed. seminars-concerns

S1749 (Girgenti,J) Gang viol. prev.-offer instruction

S2030 Sca (1R) (McNamara,H) Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

S2247 (Coniglio,J) Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns

S2273 (Kean,T) Vessels, sunken or abandoned-concerns



The Senate adjourned at 6:37 P.M. to meet again on Monday, November 27, 2006 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "3" and "4" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet 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 (11/9/2006):



None