NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for December 7, 2006



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Vol. XVIII No. 43 212th Legislature First Annual Session



SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, December 11, 2006 (SESSION, Committees at the Call of the Senate President).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



A3 Watson Coleman,B/Burzichelli,J State Comptroller Off.-estab.

A4 Roberts,J/Wisniewski,J CORE proposals-implements

A5 Conaway,H/Stack,B Sch. dist. accountability-concerns

A6 Burzichelli,J/Manzo,L NJ Tax & Fiscal Policy Study Comm.-estab

A7 Watson Coleman,B/Conaway,H Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

A8 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Co. admin. sch. dist. org.-pilot prog.

A9 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R+1 Bd. of ed.-self insure, cert. insur.

A10 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R DOT-enter cert. agreements with loc govt

A11 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Mun. court judges-concerns appointment

A12 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury

A13 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Comm., councils, bds., inactive-elim.

A14 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Prop. Assessment Reform Act;approp. $4M

A15 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Loc. Unit Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

ACR4 Caraballo,W Farmland assessment-concerns taxes

ACR5 Wisniewski,J/Gordon,R Mun. court judges-appointment

AJR10 Conaway,H/Stack,B Dept. of Ed.-reorg. plan



Bills Introduced:



A3758 Manzo,L Radiological fac.-concerns REF AHE

A3760 Barnes,P VCCB-concerns restitution REF ALP

A3761 Barnes,P Inmates civil lawsuits-concerns filing REF ALP

A3762 Barnes,P Remove confidential status-investigators REF ALP

A3763 Barnes,P VCCB-concerns pymt. of cert. assessments REF ALP

A3764 Barnes,P US Park Police-concerns powers REF ALP

A3765 Van Drew,J Recorded telephone messages-concerns REF ATU

A3766 Van Drew,J Health Insur. Exchange Act REF AFI

A3767 Van Drew,J Vessels, sunken or abandoned-concerns REF ATR

A3768 Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G Renovated prop.-concerns real prop. tax REF ABU

A3769 Vainieri Huttle,V Emerg. svcs vol, paid leave-bus tax cred REF ALP

A3770 Vainieri Huttle,V Spousal support pymts.-concerns REF AJU

A3771 Vainieri Huttle,V Personal audio players-concerns REF ACO

A3772 Vainieri Huttle,V Tenant-devel. application notice req. REF AHO

A3773 Scalera,F/Quigley,J Police/FF emerg. registry-creates REF AHS

A3774 Cryan,J Campaign contrib.-concerns REF ASG

A3775 Cryan,J Second Chance Council-estab. REF ACE

A3776 Karrow,M/Doherty,M Highlands Water Prot/Planning Act-revise REF AEN





Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A3777 Wolfe,D/Malone,J Asst. living resid.-security deposit REF AHE

A3778 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Age-restricted community-concerns REF AHO

A3779 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Radiologic Tech. Act-revises REF ARP

A3780 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Personal needs allowance-incr. REF AHU

A3781 Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V Disab pension, workers comp elig-concern REF ASG

A3782 Scalera,F/Schaer,G Constr./blding permit activity-reporting REF AHO

A3783 Steele,A Constable training-concerns REF ALP

A3784 Steele,A Pub. safety emp.-cert. communications REF ALP

A3785 Watson Coleman,B Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns REF AED

A3786 Biondi,P Air ambulance svcs.-concerns REF AHE

A3788 Panter,M/McKeon,J+1 Memb, initiation fees-exclude, sales tax REF ABU

AJR125 Conners,J/Conaway,H Eyeglass Recycling Mo.-desig. May REF AHE

AJR126 Burzichelli,J Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Mo.-Nov REF AHE

AJR127 Albano,N/Van Drew,J Drunk Driv. Awareness Mo-Dec. of each yr REF ALP

AR227 Schaer,G Macedonia's independence-recog. REF ASG

AR228 Albano,N HERO camp.-urge cert. bus. to join REF ALP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A100 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Greenstein,L Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M REP/ACA

A930 Aca (1R) Gusciora,R/McKeon,J+22 Law Against Discrim.-amends REP/ACA

A1016 Aca (1R) Prieto,V/Cohen,N Heating, ventilating contractors-lic. REP/ACA

A1694 Fisher,D/Voss,J+3 Acupuncturists-revise statutes REP

A2129 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Panter,M Motor bus owner-concerns insur. REP/ACA

A2224 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J+1 Co corrections off-auth to carry firearm REP/ACA

A2761 Chivukula,U Dentistry-concerns practice REP

A2804 Aca (1R) Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+7 Creosote-treated product-proh. sale/use REP/ACA

A2954 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Athlete agents-prov. for regis. and reg. REP/ACA

A3082 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Domestic restraining order-incl. animals REP

A3083 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J Toxic chemical-broadens definition REP

A3102 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Musical performance-deceptive practices REP/ACA

A3155 Cohen,N ATM fee disclosures-concerns REP

A3157/3176 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Holzapfel,J Mortgage foreclosure proc-concerns REP/ACS

A3235 Prieto,V/Wisniewski,J MVC-current address awareness campaign REP

A3408 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns REP/ACA

A3416 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Cruz-Perez,N Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop. REP/ACA

A3479 McKeon,J Uniform Athlete Agents Act REP

A3513 Schaer,G/Gordon,R+6 Religious observance-lic. test dates REP

A3521 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Quigley,J Auto. insur. practices-concerns REP/ACA

A3522 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Wisniewski,J+1 Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal. REP/ACA

A3523 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Wisniewski,J MV regis. suspension-concerns REP/ACA

A3524 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Wisniewski,J Merit Rating Plan-renames REP/ACA

A3525 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Wisniewski,J+1 MV surcharge amnesty period-estab. REP/ACA

A3526 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Quigley,J MV fines/fees-concerns payment options REP/ACA

A3527 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Quigley,J+1 Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns REP/ACA

A3591/3593 Acs (ACS) McKeon,J/Chivukula,U Auto. rain sensor devices-concerns REP/ACS

A3634 Schaer,G/O'Toole,K+20 PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb. REP

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

A3713 Cohen,N Security investment adviser-regis. req. REP

A3787 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W Marriage laws-revises REP/ACA

AJR116 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J Transp. Proj. Drainage Pipe Study Comm. REP/ACA

AJR124 Albano,N/Van Drew,J+4 HERO Camp. st.-declares St. of NJ REP

AR157 Payne,W Eagle Rock Sept. 11th Memor.-concerns REP

S205 SaAca (2R) Allen,D+1 Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop. REP/ACA

S1280 Bryant,W Toxic chemical-broadens definition REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A3093 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J/Fisher,D+10 Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A3176 Holzapfel,J/Caraballo,W Mortgage foreclosure procedures-concerns COMB/W A3157 (ACS)

A3593 McKeon,J/Chivukula,U Auto. rain sensor devices-concerns COMB/W A3591 (ACS)



Concurrent Resolutions Placed On Desk:



SCR128 Kenny,B Farmland assessment-concerns taxes



Co-Sponsors Added:



A9 (McKeon,J) Bd. of ed.-self insure, cert. insur.

A55 (Giblin,T) Sch. dist. budget info.-disclosure

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

A1455 (Schaer,G) Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

A1852 Aca (1R) (Pou,N) Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

A1919 (Wisniewski,J; Giblin,T) Pub. contracts-concerns

A1993 (Wisniewski,J) Energy, util. svc.-exempts sale

A2557 (McKeon,J; Hackett,M) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

A2804 Aca (1R) (Epps,C) Creosote-treated product-proh. sale/use

A2950 Aca (1R) (Gordon,R) Sweepstakes-reg. operation in NJ

A3024 (Voss,J; Manzo,L) Finan. literacy pilot prog.-estab.

A3390 (Beck,J) Infant formula, cert.-insur coverage req

A3459 (Giblin,T) Wheelchair transp.-concerns

A3467 (Baroni,B) Code Adam prog.-pub., nonpub. sch. adopt

A3527 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P) Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns

A3535 (Steele,A; Handlin,A; Van Drew,J; Beck,J) Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

A3538 (Giblin,T) Wheelchair securement-concerns use

A3572 (Wisniewski,J; Giblin,T) Electronic Waste Recycling Act

A3592 (Bateman,C) Affordable housing-green bldg. standards

A3634 (Giblin,T; Albano,N) PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

A3685 (Stack,B) Civil Marriage, Religious Prot Act-enact

A3704 (Hackett,M) US Coast Guard-auth. special lic. plate

A3705 (Munoz,E) Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

A3751 (McKeon,J; Steele,A) Limo svc.-removes sales tax imposition

ACR205 (Doherty,M) Leg. leadership change-constit amendment

AJR124 (Conners,J; Diegnan,P; Greenwald,L; Beck,J) HERO Camp. st.-declares St. of NJ

AR208 (Giblin,T) Israel attacks-condemns

AR216 (Gordon,R) Amer. Diabetes Mo.-recog. November 2006



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A11 (Malone,J) Mun. court judges-concerns appointment

A13 (Malone,J) Comm., councils, bds., inactive-elim.

ACR5 (Malone,J) Mun. court judges-appointment



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A573 (Beck,J) Polling places-limits use of schs.

A2332 (Munoz,E) St. Auditor-expands duties

A3512 (Gordon,R) Religious observance-admin., cert. tests

A3513 (Gordon,R) Religious observance-lic. test dates

A3515 (Gordon,R) Nursing home resid.-religious diet req.

A3591/3593 Acs (ACS) (Epps,C) Auto. rain sensor devices-concerns

A3659 (Beck,J) HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A4 (Green,J) CORE proposals-implements

A10 (Malone,J) DOT-enter cert. agreements with loc govt

A11 (Malone,J) Mun. court judges-concerns appointment

A12 (Malone,J) Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury

A13 (Malone,J) Comm., councils, bds., inactive-elim.

A14 (Malone,J) Prop. Assessment Reform Act;approp. $4M

A15 (Malone,J) Loc. Unit Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

A3093 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G) Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

A3130 (Blee,F) False pub. alarms-concerns

A3522 Aca (1R) (Panter,M) Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal.

A3523 Aca (1R) (Bodine,F) MV regis. suspension-concerns





Third Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3525 Aca (1R) (Panter,M) MV surcharge amnesty period-estab.

A3665 (Albano,N) Corrections off-concern leave of absence

A3674 (Manzo,L) Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M

A3751 (Malone,J) Limo svc.-removes sales tax imposition

ACR5 (Malone,J) Mun. court judges-appointment

AJR102 (Munoz,E) Veterans' Mo.-desig. Nov. of each yr.

AJR125 (Chivukula,U) Eyeglass Recycling Mo.-desig. May



Third Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A3 (Manzo,L) State Comptroller Off.-estab.



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A4 (Gordon,R) CORE proposals-implements

A3093 Aca (1R) (Stender,L) Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A100 Aca (1R) (Handlin,A) Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M

A3572 (Gordon,R) Electronic Waste Recycling Act

A3675 (Gordon,R) Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3675 (Manzo,L) Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M



Notes to the 12/04/2006 Digest:



Bill Transferred:



A2224 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J+1 Co corrections off-auth to carry firearm FROM ALP TO AJU



The Assembly adjourned the December 4, 2006 Quorum at 4:46 P.M. on December 5, 2006.



The Assembly adjourned at 11:45 A.M. on December 11, 2006, to meet again on Monday, December 11, 2006 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (12/4/06):



None