NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for November 27, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 41 212th Legislature First Annual Session

SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Notice of Intention:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Sebastian P. Lombardi, of Succasunna.



TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT:

Jaynee LaVecchia, of Morris Township.



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



S2374 Smith,B Mun. court judges-concerns appointment

SCR121 Kenny,B Farmland assessment-concerns taxes

SCR123 Smith,B Mun. court judges-appointment



Bills Introduced:



S2333 Codey,R Health Care Consumer Info. Act-revises REF SCM

S2334 Karcher,E Mobile sport fishing veh-sr cit discount REF SEN

S2335 Karcher,E+2 Telephone, mobile svc. provider-concerns REF SCM

S2336 Karcher,E Lifeguard pension benf.-revises REF SSG

S2337 Asselta,N PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb. REF SSG

S2338 Doria,J Student drop-out/graduation rate-concern REF SED

S2339 Doria,J Advanced placement incentive grant prog. REF SED

S2340 Doria,J Driv. lic., restricted-concerns use REF STR

S2341 Doria,J Handgun sales-concerns REF SLP

S2342 Doria,J St. parks, forests devel.-concerns REF SEN

S2343 Singer,R Underage driv., consumed alco-incr penal REF SLP

S2344 Kyrillos,J Vet.-estab. special lic. plates REF STR

S2345 Scutari,N/Lesniak,R Primary election-changes date REF SSG

S2351 Madden,F Surviving spouses-concerns workers' comp REF SLA

S2352 Madden,F Sex offenders, repeat-incr mand min term REF SJU

S2353 Madden,F Child porno crimes-no early release act REF SJU

S2354 Madden,F Sex offenders-concerns REF SLP

S2355 Madden,F Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns REF SCM

S2356 Madden,F Sales tax holiday, cert. equip.-estab. REF SBA

S2357 Vitale,J/Singer,R Catastrophic illness-concern elig. asst. REF SHH

S2358 Karcher,E Port Auth. of NY & NJ Reform Act REF STR

S2359 Karcher,E Off-track wagering fac.-liquor lic. REF SWT

S2360 Karcher,E Products-energy efficiency standards REF SEG

SCR120 Vitale,J/Buono,B+1 Children's Health Insur Prog-fed funding REF SHH

SJR55 Sweeney,S Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Mo.-Nov REF SHH

SJR56 Madden,F Prosecutors-introduce cert. evidence REF SJU









Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A1054 AcaSca (2R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N Sports and entertainment dist.-creation REP/SCA

A1321/2980/2981 AcsSca (ACS/1R) Wisniewski,J/Biondi,P+4 Omnibuses-concerns REP

A1650 Barnes,P/Diegnan,P+12 Gang viol. prev.-offer instruction REP

A1897 McKeon,J/Roberts,J+4 Underground storage tank closures-finan. REP

A2327 Sca (1R) Chivukula,U/Schaer,G+5 Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope REP/SCA

A2542 Thompson,S/Conners,J+4 Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns REP

A2987 AcaSca (2R) Watson Coleman,B/Steele,A+5 Bail sources-concerns REP/SCA

A2991 Whelan,J/Watson Coleman,B+3 Community guns, possessing-enhance penal REP

S310 Asselta,N/Gormley,W Musical performance-deceptive practices REP

S313 Sca (1R) Asselta,N Sports and entertainment dist.-creation REP/SCA

S807 Vitale,J/Buono,B+4 Mental health coverage req.-revises REP

S1066 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S Chiropractors lic.-concerns REP/SCA

S1224 Inverso,P/Kavanaugh,W+13 Crimes-concerns statute of limitations REP

S1335 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Kyrillos,J+1 Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope REP/SCA

S1550 Girgenti,J/Kyrillos,J+5 Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns REP

S1666 Scutari,N/Gill,N Uninsur./underinsur. motorist-concerns REP

S1749 Connors,L/Girgenti,J Gang viol. prev.-offer instruction REP

S1760 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Vitale,J Organ donation-concerns REP/SCA

S1833 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Accountants-concerns continued ed. REP/SCA

S1879 McNamara,H Underground storage tank closures-finan. REP

S1973 Sca (1R) Asselta,N/Sacco,N+4 Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns REP/SCA

S2009 Turner,S/Girgenti,J Community guns, possessing-enhance penal REP

S2012 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Girgenti,J Bail sources-concerns REP/SCA

S2040 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P Alco bev.-concerns special lic. REP/SCA

S2059/2060 Scs (SCS) Vitale,J/Sacco,N+1 Omnibus Safety Enforcement Fd-creates REP

S2259 Sca (1R) Adler,J/Madden,F Haz. site cleanup-concerns REP/SCA

S2261 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Sweeney,S+1 Contaminated prop.-concerns REP/SCA

S2294 Weinberg,L Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns REP

S2326 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Rice,R MV regis. suspension-concerns REP/SCA

S2328 Sca (1R) Turner,S Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns REP/SCA

S2329 Turner,S MVC-current address awareness campaign REP

S2330 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Sacco,N Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal. REP/SCA

S2331 Turner,S/Sacco,N Merit Rating Plan-renames REP

S2332 Sca (1R) Turner,S MV fines/fees-concerns payment options REP/SCA

S2346 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Kenny,B Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M REP/SCA

S2347 Lance,L/Bucco,A+2 Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M REP

S2348 Madden,F/Asselta,N+3 Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M REP

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

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

SJR51 Doria,J/Kenny,B+1 Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



A1054 AcaSca (2R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N Sports and entertainment dist.-creation

A2987 AcaSca (2R) Watson Coleman,B/Steele,A+5 Bail sources-concerns

A2991 Whelan,J/Watson Coleman,B+3 Community guns, possessing-enhance penal

S313 Sca (1R) Asselta,N Sports and entertainment dist.-creation

S1760 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Vitale,J Organ donation-concerns

S1973 Sca (1R) Asselta,N/Sacco,N+4 Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

S2009 Turner,S/Girgenti,J Community guns, possessing-enhance penal

S2012 Sca (1R) Turner,S/Girgenti,J Bail sources-concerns

S2346 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Kenny,B Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M

S2347 Lance,L/Bucco,A+2 Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M

S2348 Madden,F/Asselta,N+3 Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M

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

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



Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:



SCR121 Kenny,B Farmland assessment-concerns taxes

SCR123 Smith,B Mun. court judges-appointment









Co-Sponsors Added:



S639 ScaSa (2R) (Karcher,E) Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org.

S1087 Sca (1R) (Weinberg,L) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

S1224 (Bark,M; Bucco,A; Buono,B; Coniglio,J; Doria,J; Gormley,W; James,S; Lance,L; Littell,R; Sarlo,P; Sweeney,S; Turner,S;

Vitale,J) Crimes-concerns statute of limitations

S1354 (Weinberg,L) Community Food Pantry Fd-vol. contrib.

S1375 (Madden,F) Uninsured mv-police off. impound

S1440 (Weinberg,L) Affordable housing-concerns

S1550 (Buono,B) Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns

S1756 (Girgenti,J) Street gang activity-concerns crimes

S1823 (Inverso,P) Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

S1956 (Karcher,E) Animals-concerns use in product testing

S2030 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

S2059/2060 Scs (SCS) (Sarlo,P) Omnibus Safety Enforcement Fd-creates

S2104 (Coniglio,J) Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf

S2211 (Girgenti,J) Crosswalks-concerns

S2335 (Gill,N; Smith,B) Telephone, mobile svc. provider-concerns

S2347 (Littell,R; McNamara,H) Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M

S2348 (Gormley,W; Lance,L; Littell,R) Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M

SCR116 (Kenny,B; Smith,B) Traumatic Brain Injury Act, 2006-enact

SCR120 (Kean,T) Children's Health Insur Prog-fed funding

SJR51 (Sacco,N) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S732 (Allen,D) Payments in lieu of taxes-concerns

S1224 (Kavanaugh,W; Kenny,B) Crimes-concerns statute of limitations

S1443 Sca (1R) (Coniglio,J) Children w/special needs-parental leave

S1946 (Inverso,P) Women Vet. Comm.-estab.

S1960 (McNamara,H) Estate tax-concerns

S2009 (Girgenti,J) Community guns, possessing-enhance penal

S2010 (Girgenti,J) Youth Emp After Sch Incentive Pilot Prog

S2012 Sca (1R) (Girgenti,J) Bail sources-concerns

S2162 (McNamara,H) Non-wood bats-proh. use in cert. games

S2259 Sca (1R) (Madden,F) Haz. site cleanup-concerns

S2269 (Ciesla,A) Pub./nonprofit club fees-excl, sales tax

S2307 (Weinberg,L) Prescription Drug Right-to-Know Act

S2308 (Weinberg,L) Infection control-health care fac. adopt

S2330 Sca (1R) (Sacco,N) Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal.

S2331 (Sacco,N) Merit Rating Plan-renames

S2348 (Asselta,N) Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M



The Senate President has made the following temporary appointments:



*Effective October 26, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:



Senator Joseph V. Doria, Jr. (31), to replace Senator Bernard F. Kenny, Jr. (33).

Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36), to replace Senator John H. Adler (6).



*Effective October 31, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:



Senator Diane B. Allen (7), to replace Senator Robert J. Martin (26).



Note to the 02/09/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



SJR54 Kean,T/Karcher,E Rett Syndrome Awareness Day REF SHH *NOT* SCR 75



Note to the 11/13/2006 Digest:



Co-Sponsor Added:



S436 (Codey,R) Tuition rates, in-st.-concerns



The Senate adjourned at 5:43 P.M. to meet again on Monday, December 4, 2006 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President.)



ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, December 4, 2006 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Speaker.)



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (11/20/06):



None