NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for January 18, 2007



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Vol. XIX No. 2 212th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, January 22, 2007 (SESSION).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A3920 Vainieri Huttle,V/Voss,J+1 HPV-estab. pub. awareness campaign REF AHE

A3921 Pennacchio,J Health fac. acquired infections-concerns REF AHE

A3922 Beck,J New Homebuyers' Bill of Rights Act REF AHO

A3923 Beck,J New home buyers-enhances prot. REF AHO

A3924 Beck,J Constr. codes, St.-strengthens REF AHO

A3925 Cruz-Perez,N/Stanley,C Shopping carts, impounding-reg REF ACO

A3926 Greenstein,L/Whelan,J Electric and gas svc-concern procurement REF AHO

AR234 Beck,J Dr. Milton Friedman-honors REF ASG



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A184 Bramnick,J/Stender,L Bicyclists-proh. use of cell phones REP

A420 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+1 Missing persons, Alzheimers, juv-concern REP

A451 Aca (1R) Vas,J/Roberts,J+2 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3 REP/ACA

A1162 Mayer,D/Diegnan,P+5 Mil. medals, insignias-proh. unauth. use REP

A1361 Watson Coleman,B/Quigley,J+3 Telephone calling cards-disclose terms REP

A2229 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N+2 Assisted living prog-incr Medicaid reimb REP/ACA

A2325 McKeon,J+1 Teen nights-regulates REP

A2424 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U Med. Malpractice Liab. Insur. Incr Panel REP/ACA

A2806 Moriarty,P/Van Drew,J+3 Meat packing-concerns REP

A3231 Aca (1R) Moriarty,P/Cruz-Perez,N+13 Text messaging, unsolicited ads-proh. REP/ACA

A3263 Payne,W/Stanley,C Lead paint inspections-expand req. REP

A3334 Acs (ACS) Stanley,C/Truitt,O+2 Real prop. tax abatements-concerns REP

A3539/2967 Acs (ACS) Burzichelli,J/Biondi,P+20 Manuf. rebates-concerns REP/ACS

A3563 Aca (1R) DeCroce,A/Bateman,C+3 Loc law enforcement off defense-concerns REP/ACA

A3752 Aca (1R) Roberts,J/Chivukula,U Broadband telecommunications-co. prov. REP/ACA

A3813 Cohen,N/Vandervalk,C St. chartered banks-concerns directors REP

A3848 Conaway,H/Munoz,E Electronic Death Regis. Sys.-concerns REP

A3925 Cruz-Perez,N/Stanley,C Shopping carts, impounding-reg REP

A3926 Aca (1R) Greenstein,L/Whelan,J Electric and gas svc-concern procurement REP/ACA

ACR224 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement REP

S1208 Sca (1R) Turner,S Auto body repair fac.-liab. insur. REP

S1448 ScaAca (2R) Bark,M/Kyrillos,J Electric and gas svc-concern procurement REP/ACA

S2195 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+1 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig. REP



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A1433 Conners,J+12 Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance REP REF AAP

A1624 Acs (ACS) Conaway,H Prescription Monitoring Prog.-estab. REP/ACS REF AAP

A1707 Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+3 Disabled-estab. co. off. REP REF AAP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A3027 Aca (1R) Conaway,H/Prieto,V+4 Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act REP/ACA REF AAP

A3028 Acs (ACS) Conaway,H/Prieto,V+4 Safe Patient Handling Practices Act REP/ACS REF AAP

A3789 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B+1 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act REP/ACA REF AAP

S2095 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Doria,J+1 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act REP REF AAP



Bills Recommitted:



A3147 Conners,J/Gordon,R+1 Civil svc. vet. preference-concerns RCM AMV



Bills Combined:



A2967 Cohen,N/Prieto,V Manufacturer rebates-proh. deceptive ads COMB/W A3539 (ACS)



Bills Transferred:



A3172 Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D Petroleum Manuf Retention Expansion Zone FROM AEN TO ACE

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

S613 Ciesla,A/Asselta,N+1 Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern FROM ALP TO AMV



Co-Sponsors Added:



A420 (Steele,A) Missing persons, Alzheimers, juv-concern

A451 Aca (1R) (Conners,J) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3

A671 (Baroni,B) Internet Predator Investigation Fd-estab

A931 (Cryan,J; Prieto,V; Epps,C) MV Owners' Right to Repair Act

A1456 (Prieto,V; Johnson,G; Diegnan,P) Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

A1616/1903/2714 AcsAa (ACS/1R) (Stack,B) Managed care plans-concern participation

A1707 (Diegnan,P) Disabled-estab. co. off.

A2087 (Thompson,S) Ambulatory care fac., cert.-concerns

A2229 Aca (1R) (Epps,C) Assisted living prog-incr Medicaid reimb

A2325 (Chivukula,U) Teen nights-regulates

A2557 (Panter,M) Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

A2726 (Prieto,V; Johnson,G; Diegnan,P) Women Vet. Comm.-estab.

A2826 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Group Home Fire Safety Act

A2853 Aca (1R) (Diegnan,P) Homeowners' assn. rules-concerns

A3027 Aca (1R) (Epps,C) Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act

A3169 (Bodine,F; Chatzidakis,L) Homestead prop. tax reimb.-revise elig.

A3281 (Prieto,V; Diegnan,P) Home health care aides-qualified vets

A3437 (Conaway,H) Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern

A3459 (Vas,J) Wheelchair transp.-concerns

A3538 (Vas,J) Wheelchair securement-concerns use

A3539/2967 Acs (ACS) (Gordon,R) Manuf. rebates-concerns

A3563 Aca (1R) (Johnson,G; Steele,A; Albano,N) Loc law enforcement off defense-concerns

A3714 (Karrow,M) Club fees, dues, cert-concerns sales tax

A3789 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

A3809 (Prieto,V; Vas,J; Caraballo,W; Cryan,J; Albano,N; Vainieri Huttle,V; Wisniewski,J; Epps,C; Van Drew,J) Residential

storage space-tax exempt

A3811 (Corodemus,S) PERS-defines calculation new memb SS tax

A3837 (Vas,J) Early intervention svcs.-insur. cover

A3866 (Vas,J) Internet auction-unlawful, cert. product

A3868 (Vas,J) Gynecologic Cancer Ed. Awareness Act

A3875 (Vas,J; Whelan,J; Schaer,G) Jason's Law-estab. drug awareness camp.

A3920 (Vas,J) HPV-estab. pub. awareness campaign

ACR96 (Prieto,V; Johnson,G; Diegnan,P) Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference

AJR129 (Chatzidakis,L; Blee,F; Bodine,F; Albano,N) Pub sch funding formula-recommend to Leg

AR23 (McKeon,J; Vas,J) Rutgers football team-outstanding season

AR233 (Vas,J; Baroni,B) Rutgers-reconsider, elim. of athletics



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A714 (McKeon,J) Hist. sites;$90K

A2652 (Johnson,G) Freedom of speech-concerns

A3263 (Stanley,C) Lead paint inspections-expand req.

Second Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A3437 (Conners,J) Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern

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

A3752 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Broadband telecommunications-co. prov.

A3813 (Vandervalk,C) St. chartered banks-concerns directors

A3848 (Munoz,E) Electronic Death Regis. Sys.-concerns

A3895 (Lampitt,P) Higher Ed. Student Asst. Auth.;$4.3M

A3909 (Vas,J) Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A420 (Manzo,L) Missing persons, Alzheimers, juv-concern

A451 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3

A2229 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Assisted living prog-incr Medicaid reimb

A3162 (Cohen,N) Abusive lending practices-concerns

A3405 (Thompson,S) Tampering-concerns crim. penal.

A3872 (Pou,N) Water comm.-concerns franchise fee

A3889 (Scalera,F) Wage req.-concerns enforcement

A3890 (Moriarty,P) Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns

AR229 (Hackett,M) Teen Dating Viol. Awareness, Prev. Wk.



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A3162 (Bateman,C) Abusive lending practices-concerns

A3405 (Chatzidakis,L) Tampering-concerns crim. penal.



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added:



AR23 (Van Drew,J) Rutgers football team-outstanding season



Note to the 12/11/06 Digest:



Bills Received from Senate/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



S2328 Sca (1R) Turner,S Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns *NOT* REF ATR



Note to the 1/08/2007 Digest:



Bills Recommitted:



A3334 Acs (ACS) Stanley,C/Truitt,O Real prop. tax abatements-concerns RCM AHO



The Assembly adjourned at 6:12 P.M. to meet again on Monday, January 22, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (1/9/07):



P.L.2007, c.1. S2261 ScaAa (2R) Madden,F/Sweeney,S+7 1/11/2007 Contaminated prop.-concerns

P.L.2007, c.2. A409 AcaAa (2R) Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+6 1/17/2007 Emerg. bldg. inspection prog.-estab.

P.L.2007, c.3. A1303 Biondi,P/Bateman,C+3 1/17/2007 Workers' comp.-concerns

P.L.2007, c.4. A2527 Scalera,F/Holzapfel,J+2 1/17/2007 Loc. pub. contract bids-due date

P.L.2007, c.5. A3019 Lampitt,P/Scalera,F+9 1/17/2007 World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Prog.-elig.



P.L.2007, JR-1. AJR172 Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G 1/17/2007 Adult Onset Disab. Awareness Mo.-May