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for February 22, 2007



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Vol. XIX No. 8 212th Legislature Second Annual Session

The Members of both Houses of the 212th Legislature met in Joint Session to receive the Annual Budget Message from the Honorable Jon S. Corzine, Governor of the State of New Jersey.



Senator William L. Gormley of the 2nd Legislative District has resigned.

James J. McCullough was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 2nd Legislative District.



SENATE ACTION (SESSION)



Nominations Notice of Intention Received 2/13/2007:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Evan H.C. Crook, of Mt. Laurel.

Melvin S. Kracov, of West New York.

Mark J. Nelson, of Summit.



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Evan H.C. Crook, of Mt. Laurel.

Melvin S. Kracov, of West New York.

Mark J. Nelson, of Summit.



Bills Introduced:



S2544 Bark,M Carbon Dioxide Reduction from Trees REF SEN

S2545 Kyrillos,J Holmdel Twp. surplus prop.-concerns REF SSG

S2554 Weinberg,L Contaminated prop-concerns REF SEN

S2555 Adler,J Water Supply Fd.-approp. Camden Co. proj REF SEN

SJR66 Smith,B/Turner,S Tech. Innovation Wk-desig Feb 26-March 3 REF SED



Concurrent Resolution Passed:



Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message.



Motions:



S2410 ScaSaSa (3R) Doria,J/Codey,R+2 Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns To Sa (Inverso)

S2410 ScaSaSa (3R) Doria,J/Codey,R+2 Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns To Table (19-15) (Vitale)







Bills Passed:



A439 AcaScaSa (3R) Mayer,D/Conaway,H+4 Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover (34-0)

A515 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P+2 Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check (36-0)

A2013 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Chivukula,U Auto. Insur Risk Exchange bd-revise memb (35-0)

A3102 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+5 Musical performance-deceptive practices (34-1)

ACR224 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B+5 Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement (36-0)

S25 Sarlo,P/Codey,R+1 Port Auth of NY & NJ-purch air terminals (36-0)

S45 w/GR (1R) Smith,B/Kyrillos,J+2 Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury (35-1)

S79 Sca w/GR (2R) Kean,T/Turner,S+15 Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns (36-0)

S222 Karcher,E/Buono,B+4 Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh. (36-0)

S441 Rice,R Truth in Renting booklet-concerns (36-0)

S1250 Sca (1R) Vitale,J/Karcher,E Renal dialysis svcs., outpatient-concern (34-0)

S1852 ScaAca w/GR (3R) Bryant,W/Lance,L+4 Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab (36-0)

S2044 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R DOBI-assessment fding. mechanism (35-0)

S2504 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Lance,L+6 Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value (36-0)

S2505 Codey,R/Kean,T+6 Governmental affairs agents-concerns (35-0)

S2506 Codey,R/Allen,D+6 Pub. off candidate-proh contrib cert fds (35-0)

SCR134 Codey,R/Bark,M+2 Suffrage, deny right-clarify prov. (36-0)

SJR43 Sacco,N Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24 (35-0)

SJR65 Kenny,B Certified Govt. Finan. Mgr. Mo.-March (36-0)

SR20 Singer,R/Weinberg,L+1 St. of Israel bonds-commends investment (Voice)

SR66 Sca (1R) Littell,R/Bucco,A Lackawanna Cutoff proj.-urge completion (Voice)



Bills Substituted:



A439 AcaScaSa (3R) Mayer,D/Conaway,H+4 Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover SUB FOR S329 (2R)

A515 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P+2 Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check SUB FOR S60 (1R)

A2985 Conaway,H/Conners,J+2 Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell SUB FOR S2011

A3102 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+5 Musical performance-deceptive practices SUB FOR S310 (2R)

ACR224 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B+5 Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement SUB FOR SCR126

S60 Sca (1R) Kavanaugh,W/Sacco,N Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check SUB BY A515 (1R)

S310 SaSa (2R) Asselta,N/Gormley,W Musical performance-deceptive practices SUB BY A3102 (2R)

S329 ScaSa (2R) Madden,F/Allen,D Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover SUB BY A439 (3R)

S2011 Turner,S/Allen,D Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell SUB BY A2985

SCR126 Doria,J/Gill,N Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement SUB BY ACR224



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A100 AcaAaScaSa (4R) Roberts,J/Greenstein,L+2 Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M (34-0) (Turner)

S746/2104 ScaScsSa (SCS/1R) Turner,S/Inverso,P+5 Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf. (34-0) (Turner)

S1604 ScsScaSa (SCS/2R) Rice,R/Sarlo,P+1 Prescription Monitoring Prog.-estab. (31-0) (Rice)

S2410 ScaSaSa (3R) Doria,J/Codey,R+2 Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns (32-0) (Doria)

S2438 ScaSa (2R) Turner,S+1 Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M (34-0) (Turner)



Bills Received from Assembly/Concurrence w/Assembly Amendments/Given Second Reading:



S205 SaAca (2R) Allen,D/Fisher,D+4 Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.



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



A3102 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+5 Musical performance-deceptive practices

A3759 Aca (1R) Pou,N/Chivukula,U+1 Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

A3890 Egan,J/Van Drew,J+4 Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns

ACR224 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B+5 Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement



Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:



A909 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+8 Animals-concerns use in product testing REF SEG

A2257 Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V+1 Cosmetology, hairstyling-concerns REF SCM

A2659 Acs (ACS) Diegnan,P/Greenwald,L+5 Loc. pub off candidates-finan disclosure REF SSG

A3263 Payne,W/Stanley,C+1 Lead paint inspections-expand req. REF SCU









Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee: (cont'd)



A3408 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+1 Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns REF SCM

A3817 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+12 Eye exam-pilot prog., 2nd grade students REF SED

A3925 Cruz-Perez,N/Stanley,C+1 Shopping carts, impounding-reg. REF SCM

A3968 Aca (1R) Lampitt,P/Diegnan,P+35 Coll. credits, cert.-prov. for transfer REF SED

AJR134 Stanley,C+1 Tech. Innovation Wk-desig Feb 26-March 3 REF SED



Co-Sponsors Added:



S25 (Coniglio,J) Port Auth of NY & NJ-purch air terminals

S1130 (Scutari,N) Text messaging, unsolicited ads-proh.

S1163 (Inverso,P) Bronze Star-special lic. plate

S1497 (Inverso,P) Solar energy sys.-exempt prop. tax

S1524 (Madden,F) Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

S1604 ScsScaSa (SCS/2R) (Coniglio,J) Prescription Monitoring Prog.-estab.

S1965 (Scutari,N) Creosote-treated product-proh. sale/use

S2033 (Madden,F) Hearing Aid Asst, Aged Prog-incr subsidy

S2114 (Ciesla,A; Sweeney,S; Vitale,J) Global Warming Response Act

S2249 Sca (1R) (Vitale,J) Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

S2313 (Turner,S) Manuf. rebates, cert.-concerns

S2410 ScaSaSa (3R) (Girgenti,J) Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

S2414 (Turner,S) Equal Benf. Act of 2007

S2421 (Rice,R; Weinberg,L) Jason's Law-estab. drug awareness camp.

S2429 (Weinberg,L) Electronic Death Regis. Sys.-concerns

S2440 (Weinberg,L) Transit Police off.-concerns benf.

S2476 (Inverso,P; Weinberg,L) Voter qual., cert-concerns

S2504 Sca (1R) (Turner,S) Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value

S2505 (Turner,S) Governmental affairs agents-concerns

S2506 (Turner,S) Pub. off candidate-proh contrib cert fds

S2531 (McNamara,H) Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

SCR15 (McCullough,J) Prop. tax relief-concerns

SCR134 (Inverso,P) Suffrage, deny right-clarify prov.

SR20 (Sarlo,P) St. of Israel bonds-commends investment

SR93 (Inverso,P; Karcher,E; McNamara,H; Sweeney,S) Rutgers-reconsider, elim. of athletics

SJR 66 (Buono,B; Kean,T; Rice,R) Tech. Innovation Wk-desig Feb 26-March 3



Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S222 (Buono,B) Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh.

S329 ScaSa (2R) (Allen,D) Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover

S891 (Turner,S) Toxic Mold Prot. Act of 2004

S2310 (Karcher,E) Crim. street gangs-concerns

S2421 (Madden,F) Jason's Law-estab. drug awareness camp.

S2422 (Girgenti,J) Driv. approaching emerg. veh.-conditions

S2465 (Turner,S) Community Farmers' Market Study Comm.

S2467 (Sweeney,S) Dairy farmers;$200K

SJR61 (Madden,F) Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Wk.

SR93 (Turner,S) Rutgers-reconsider, elim. of athletics



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



A439 AcaScaSa (3R) (Madden,F; Allen,D) Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover

A515 Aca (1R) (Kavanaugh,W; Sacco,N) Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

A2985 (Turner,S; Allen,D) Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell

A3102 AcaAa (2R) (Asselta,N; Gormley,W) Musical performance-deceptive practices

ACR224 (Doria,J; Gill,N) Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement















The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective February 13, 2007



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards:



Martin L. Greenberg of Roseland, to replace Raymond Bramucci, resigned.



Task Force on Health Care Professional Responsibility and Reporting:



Karen Ali, Esq., to replace Nicole Dempsey, resigned.



*Effective February 22, 2007



Legislative Services Commission:



Honorable Raymond J. Lesniak (20).



The Senate adjourned at 4:45 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 26, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (SESSION)



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AJR133 Hackett,M+1 Problem Gambling Awareness Wk.-desig.



Bills Introduced:



A3981 Doherty,M Smoking in bldgs, cert.-permits REF AHE

A3982 Malone,J Provisional driv. lic. holder-penal. REF ATR

A3983 Chatzidakis,L Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns REF AEN

A3984 Chivukula,U Internatl Ed Resource Ctr, Rutgers-estab REF AHI

A3985 Munoz,E Human trafficking 24-hr. hotline;$75K REF AJU

A3986 Kean,S Fishing gear on artificial reefs-proh. REF AAN

A3987 Panter,M/Kean,S Creosote-treated pilings-safe handling REF AEN

A3988 Panter,M/Conners,J Mil. personnel income-excl. income tax REF AMV

A3989 Panter,M Continuing care retir. community-concern REF AHE

A3990 Beck,J Homestead rebate-65 yrs or older, disab. REF ABU

A3991 Conners,J Domestic viol restraining order-concerns REF AJU

A3992 Cryan,J Organized Retail Theft Task Force-estab. REF ALP

A3993 Stender,L Food products, cert.-concerns labeling REF AHE

A3994 Stender,L Plastic grocery bag-concerns recycling REF ACO

A3995 Vandervalk,C Prop. tax relief prog, sr, disab-concern REF AAP

A3996 Watson Coleman,B Radio frequency id-concerns use REF ACO

A3997 Whelan,J+1 Black henna tattoos-unlawful practice REF ACO

A3998 Gusciora,R/Panter,M Destructive devices-revise definition REF ALP

A3999 Handlin,A St. independent auth.-shared svcs. REF ASG

A4001 Fisher,D/Egan,J Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns REF ALA

A4002 Stanley,C Preschool Through Grade 20 Council-estab REF AED

A4003 Roberts,J St. bldg. svc. contracts-prevailing wage REF ALA

A4004 Diegnan,P/Fisher,D+2 Speeding in a sch. zone-concerns REF ATR

A4005 Diegnan,P/Whelan,J+2 Fair share affordable housing obligation REF AHO

A4006 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B Commercial mobile prov. contract-concern REF ACO

A4007 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B Commercial mobile svc.-concerns REF ACO

A4008 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B Wireless Telephone Consumer Prot. Act REF ACO

A4009 Caraballo,W/Egan,J Constr. emp.-concerns classification REF ALA

A4010 Roberts,J Presidential primary-changes date REF ASG

A4011 Greenstein,L/Panter,M Leg. ethics-concerns REF ASG

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)



A4012 Whelan,J/Albano,N Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value REF ASG

A4013 Panter,M/Schaer,G Governmental affairs agents-concerns REF ASG

A4014 Conners,J/Conaway,H Pub. off candidate-proh contrib cert fds REF ASG

ACR10 Fisher,D/McKeon,J+25 Open space-dedicate $175M annually REF AAN

ACR235 Baroni,B Death penal.-Leg. not pass law repealing REF AJU

ACR236 Manzo,L Meadowlands complex-auth casino gambling REF ATG

ACR237 McHose,A Campgrounds constr. code-not leg. intent REF AHO

AR239 Dancer,R Soil and Water Stewardship Wk.-recog. REF AAN

AR240 Beck,J/Baroni,B St. of Israel bonds-commends investment REF ASG

AR241 Conners,J Hire a Vet. Wk.-expresses support REF AMV



Concurrent Resolution Passed:



Providing for the Legislature to hold a joint session for the purpose of receiving the Governor's Budget Message.



Bills On Emergency Resolution:



AJR133 Hackett,M+1 Problem Gambling Awareness Wk.-desig. (73-0-0) (Hackett)



Motions:



S17 AaSa (2R) Codey,R/Karcher,E+1 Pub. Emp. Benf. Reform Comm.-concerns CONCUR AA (Beck)

S17 AaSa (2R) Codey,R/Karcher,E+1 Pub. Emp. Benf. Reform Comm.-concerns To Table (Watson Coleman) (43-29-0)

AR242 O'Toole,K/DeCroce,A Gen. Assembly-comply w/ ethics reform Order of the Day (O'Toole)

AR242 O'Toole,K/DeCroce,A Gen. Assembly-comply w/ ethics reform To Table (Watson Coleman) (43-32-0)



Bills Passed:



A4 Sa (1R) Roberts,J/Wisniewski,J+1 CORE proposals-implements (41-30-3)

A909 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+8 Animals-concerns use in product testing (75-0-0)

A2257 Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V+1 Cosmetology, hairstyling-concerns (75-0-0)

A2659 Acs (ACS) Diegnan,P/Greenwald,L+5 Loc. pub off candidates-finan disclosure (75-0-0)

A3102 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+5 Musical performance-deceptive practices (75-0-0)

A3263 Payne,W/Stanley,C+1 Lead paint inspections-expand req. (70-3-2)

A3408 Aca (1R) Cohen,N/Bateman,C+1 Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns (75-0-0)

A3759 Aca (1R) Pou,N/Chivukula,U+1 Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns (71-2-1)

A3817 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+12 Eye exam-pilot prog., 2nd grade students (74-1-0)

A3890 Egan,J/Van Drew,J+4 Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns (61-13-0)

A3925 Cruz-Perez,N/Stanley,C+1 Shopping carts, impounding-reg. (75-0-0)

A3968 Aca (1R) Lampitt,P/Diegnan,P+35 Coll. credits, cert.-prov. for transfer (75-0-0)

ACR224 Panter,M/Watson Coleman,B+5 Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement (75-0-0)

AJR133 Hackett,M+1 Problem Gambling Awareness Wk.-desig. (75-0-0)

AJR134 Stanley,C+1 Tech. Innovation Wk-desig Feb 26-March 3 (75-0-0)

AR100 Gusciora,R+1 Fairness, Asbestos Injury Resolution Act (66-6-3)

AR161 Watson Coleman,B/Caraballo,W+1 African-Amer. pol. trailblazers-honors (74-0-0)

S17 AaSa (2R) Codey,R/Karcher,E+1 Pub. Emp. Benf. Reform Comm.-concerns (57-16-2)

S205 SaAca (2R) Allen,D/Fisher,D+4 Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop. (75-0-0)

S942 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Rice,R+2 Long-term care fac.-concerns (75-0-0)

S1760 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Vitale,J+5 Organ donation-concerns (75-0-0)

S2095 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Doria,J+5 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act (47-27-0)

S2195 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+5 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig. (75-0-0)

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J/Rice,R+4 Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor (75-0-0)

SJR51 Doria,J/Kenny,B+4 Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates (75-0-0)



Bills Substituted:



A451 Aca (1R) Vas,J/Roberts,J+3 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig. SUB BY S2195 (1R)

A2029 Aca (1R) Dancer,R/Conaway,H+2 Long-term care fac.-concerns SUB BY S942 (2R)

A2339 Acs (ACS) Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B+2 Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor SUB BY S2482/877 (SCS)

A2728 Mayer,D/Chivukula,U+4 Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils SUB BY S328

A3137 AcaAa (2R) Conaway,H/Munoz,E+4 Organ donation-concerns SUB BY S1760 (1R)

A3416 Aca (1R) Fisher,D/Cruz-Perez,N+3 Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop. SUB BY S205 (2R)

A3789 Aca (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Vainieri Huttle,V+4 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act SUB BY S2095 (1R)

Bills Substituted: (cont'd)



AJR121 Epps,C/Quigley,J+3 Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-desig. SUB BY SJR51

S205 SaAca (2R) Allen,D/Fisher,D+4 Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop. SUB FOR A3416 (1R)

S328 Aa (1R) Madden,F/Sweeney,S+6 Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils SUB FOR A2728

S942 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Rice,R+2 Long-term care fac.-concerns SUB FOR A2029 (1R)

S1760 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Vitale,J+5 Organ donation-concerns SUB FOR A3137 (2R)

S2095 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Doria,J+5 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act SUB FOR A3789 (1R)

S2195 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+5 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig. SUB FOR A451 (1R)

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J/Rice,R+4 Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor SUB FOR A2339 (ACS)

SJR51 Doria,J/Kenny,B+4 Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates SUB FOR AJR121



Bills Returned Second Reading/Amended:



A843 Aa (1R) Payne,W+1 African-Amer. studies-req. teaching cert (Payne)

A1203 AcaAa (2R) Diegnan,P/Wisniewski,J Constr. lien discharge-prov. procedure (Diegnan)

A1361 Aa (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Quigley,J+5 Telephone calling cards-disclose terms (Watson Coleman)

A2258 AcaAa (2R) Wisniewski,J/Vas,J+1 Prepaid bank cards, cert.-concerns (Vas)

A2649 AcsAsAaAa (AS/2R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N+23 Animal cruelty-concerns (Van Drew)

A2715 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Gusciora,R+4 St. reports & publications-concerns (Van Drew)

A2853 AcaAa (2R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+5 Homeowners' assn. rules-concerns (Chatzidakis)

A3405 Aa (1R) Chivukula,U/Greenstein,L+2 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. (Chivukula)

S328 Aa (1R) Madden,F/Sweeney,S+6 Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils (Mayer)

S339 Aa (1R) Bark,M/Allen,D+1 Tampering-concerns crim. penal. (Chivukula)



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Governor's Recommendation/Given Second Reading:



S45 w/GR (1R) Smith,B/Kyrillos,J+2 Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury

S79 Sca w/GR (2R) Kean,T/Turner,S+15 Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

S1852 ScaAca w/GR (3R) Bryant,W/Lance,L+4 Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab



Bills Received from Senate/Concurrence w/Senate Amendments/Given Second Reading:



A439 AcaScaSa (3R) Mayer,D/Conaway,H+4 Ambulance svcs.-health insur. cover



Bills Received from Senate/Referred to Committee:



S25 Sarlo,P/Codey,R+1 Port Auth of NY & NJ-purch air terminals REF ATR

S222 Karcher,E/Buono,B+4 Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh. REF ASG

S441 Rice,R Truth in Renting booklet-concerns REF AAP

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

S2504 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Lance,L+6 Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value REF ASG

S2505 Codey,R/Kean,T+6 Governmental affairs agents-concerns REF ASG

S2506 Codey,R/Allen,D+6 Pub. off candidate-proh contrib cert fds REF ASG

SCR134 Codey,R/Bark,M+2 Suffrage, deny right-clarify prov. REF ASG

SJR43 Sacco,N Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24 REF ATR

SJR65 Kenny,B Certified Govt. Finan. Mgr. Mo.-March REF ASG



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



S2044 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R DOBI-assessment fding. mechanism



Bills Transferred:



A3637 McKeon,J/Conaway,H Newborn Screening prog.-revises FROM AHU TO AHE

A3952 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+1 St. asset sale-approved by voters FROM ASG TO ATR



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



A3162 Diegnan,P/Conners,J Abusive lending practices-concerns FROM AFI

A3534 Baroni,B SIDS Advisory Council-estab. FROM AHU



Co-Sponsors Added:



A245 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Tuition rates, cert. students-concerns

A631 (Diegnan,P) SPRS accidental death benf.-computation

A843 Aa (1R) (Conners,J) African-Amer. studies-req. teaching cert

A896 Acs (ACS) (Burzichelli,J; Fisher,D) Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

A909 (Cruz-Perez,N) Animals-concerns use in product testing

A931 (Voss,J) MV Owners' Right to Repair Act

A938 (Baroni,B) September 11th-estab. lic. plate

A1391 (Epps,C) Adult HS prog.-concerns St. aid

A1433 (Manzo,L) Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

A1578 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Autism Ed. Council-estab.

A1631 (Gusciora,R) Health care svcs.-authorization req.

A1742 (Payne,W; Truitt,O; Oliver,S) NJT police off.-prov. cert. benf.

A1996 (Hackett,M) Contracted prov. of svcs.-receive COLA

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

A2257 (Cruz-Perez,N) Cosmetology, hairstyling-concerns

A2258 AcaAa (2R) (Rumpf,B) Prepaid bank cards, cert.-concerns

A2659 Acs (ACS) (Greenstein,L; Conners,J; Chivukula,U) Loc. pub off candidates-finan disclosure

A2715 AcaAa (2R) (Conners,J) St. reports & publications-concerns

A2728 (Albano,N) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

A2750 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J) St., co. coll bd of trustees-adds 2 emp.

A2853 AcaAa (2R) (Conners,J; Greenstein,L) Homeowners' assn. rules-concerns

A3093 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

A3102 AcaAa (2R) (Conners,J) Musical performance-deceptive practices

A3137 AcaAa (2R) (Conners,J) Organ donation-concerns

A3245 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J) Absentee ballot issuance-concerns

A3283 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Children w/Autism-estab. pilot prog;$10M

A3301 (Bramnick,J; Green,J; Munoz,E; Payne,W; Hackett,M; Panter,M; Giblin,T; Bateman,C; Gordon,R; Mayer,D; Epps,C; Wolfe,D)

Global Warming Response Act

A3340 (Wisniewski,J) Med. examiners-concerns

A3384 (Diegnan,P) Handicapped parking spaces-concerns

A3408 Aca (1R) (Conners,J) Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns

A3416 Aca (1R) (Conaway,H; Vas,J; Vainieri Huttle,V) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

A3428 (Wisniewski,J) False Claims Act-estab.

A3459 (Wisniewski,J) Wheelchair transp.-concerns

A3462 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Child pornography law-revises

A3511 Aca (1R) (Schaer,G) Handgun sales-concerns

A3535 (Wisniewski,J) Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

A3538 (Wisniewski,J) Wheelchair securement-concerns use

A3570 (Wisniewski,J; Vainieri Huttle,V) Billy's Law-estab.

A3595 (Greenstein,L; Vainieri Huttle,V; Vas,J) Energy efficiency in bldgs.-DCA promote

A3659 (Bramnick,J; Prieto,V; Stack,B; Rooney,J; Giblin,T; Payne,W; DeCroce,A; Barnes,P; Truitt,O) HPV vaccine-concerns

insur. coverage

A3692 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Sexually oriented bus.-mun. reg.

A3693 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Sexually oriented bus.-zoning req.

A3701 (Van Drew,J; Schaer,G; Cruz-Perez,N) Lane Splitting Task Force-estab.

A3704 (Burzichelli,J) US Coast Guard-auth. special lic. plate

A3714 (Gusciora,R) Club fees, dues, cert-concerns sales tax

A3756 (Bateman,C) Campaign contrib.-proh. cert. committees

A3789 Aca (1R) (Vas,J; Conners,J) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

A3811 (Thompson,S; Munoz,E; McHose,A; Rooney,J; Handlin,A; Gregg,G; Biondi,P; DeCroce,A; Pennacchio,J; Carroll,M;

O'Toole,K; Russo,D) PERS-defines calculation new memb SS tax

A3817 (Chivukula,U; Greenwald,L; Conners,J) Eye exam-pilot prog., 2nd grade students

A3875 (Chatzidakis,L; Payne,W; Bodine,F; Truitt,O; Gregg,G; Oliver,S; McHose,A) Jason's Law-estab. drug awareness camp.

A3886 (McHose,A) Fur clothing-repeals tax

A3890 (Gordon,R; Panter,M; Conners,J; Lampitt,P) Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns

A3920 (Johnson,G) HPV-estab. pub. awareness campaign

A3925 (Conners,J) Shopping carts, impounding-reg.

A3949 (Truitt,O) Stem cell research-concerns

A3952 (McHose,A) St. asset sale-approved by voters

A3958 (Oliver,S) Child support-concerns

A3968 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L; Moriarty,P; Mayer,D) Coll. credits, cert.-prov. for transfer

A3979 (Rumpf,B; Connors,C) Gift card acct. numbers-proh. display

ACR5 (Karrow,M; Merkt,R) Mun. court judges-appointment

ACR96 (Rooney,J) Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference

ACR106 (Connors,C; Rumpf,B; Bramnick,J) Sch. funding-amends NJ Constit.

ACR224 (Lampitt,P; Conners,J; Greenstein,L) Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement

ACR229 (Vainieri Huttle,V; Bateman,C; Scalera,F; Biondi,P; Merkt,R) Open space, farmland, hist preserv-suppl











Co-Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



AJR76 (Cruz-Perez,N) Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Wk-desig

AJR89 (Wolfe,D) Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March, each yr.

AJR94 (McHose,A) Eating Disorders Awareness Day-Feb.

AJR129 (Dancer,R) Pub sch funding formula-recommend to Leg

AJR133 (Conners,J) Problem Gambling Awareness Wk.-desig.

AJR134 (Greenstein,L; Diegnan,P; Baroni,B; Chivukula,U; Conners,J) Tech. Innovation Wk-desig Feb 26-March 3

AR161 (Conners,J) African-Amer. pol. trailblazers-honors

AR233 (Cruz-Perez,N; Egan,J; Gusciora,R) Rutgers-reconsider, elim. of athletics

AR237 (Diegnan,P) Iraq war-Pres. seek Congress approval



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A2258 AcaAa (2R) (Vas,J) Prepaid bank cards, cert.-concerns

A2953 Aca (1R) (Manzo,L) Home improvement contract-concern

A3004 (Handlin,A) Leg. info. available to pub.-concerns

A3244 (Van Drew,J) Absentee ballots-concerns

A3366 (Van Drew,J) Catastrophic Health Care Claims Prog.

A3455 (Van Drew,J) Premium asst. pymts, cert. emp.-concerns

A3456 (Van Drew,J) Health benf. plans, small emp.-concerns

A3720 (Albano,N) Mandated Health Benf. Advis Comm-revises

A3789 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

A3796 Aca (1R) (Chivukula,U) Accountants-concerns continued ed.

A3897 (Johnson,G) Tpk. Auth.-concerns

A3949 (Gregg,G) Stem cell research-concerns

A3950 (Gregg,G) Embryonic stem cell research-concerns

A3957 (Cruz-Perez,N) Mil. comp., cert.-exclude, income tax

A3963 (Epps,C) Sr. Cit. Home Repair, Modification Prog.

A3974 (Albano,N) Aviation fuel-concerns

ACR229 (Fisher,D) Open space, farmland, hist preserv-suppl

AR161 (Caraballo,W) African-Amer. pol. trailblazers-honors

AR237 (Vas,J) Iraq war-Pres. seek Congress approval



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A208 (Van Drew,J) Boat products-exemp. sales tax exemp.

A909 (Van Drew,J) Animals-concerns use in product testing

A1664 (Manzo,L) Ex-offender emp.-bus/income tax cred

A2007 (Vas,J) Parkinson's Disease Pub. Awareness Act

A3392 (Van Drew,J) MV fines, cert.-concerns disposition

A3433 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R) Winery-expands no. of salesrooms

A3659 (Munoz,E) HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage

A3669 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Ultrasounds during pregnancy-concern use

A3716 (Johnson,G) Death penalty-repeals

A3856 (Fisher,D) Neurodevel. Disab. Institute Act;$6M

A3885 (McKeon,J) Initiation fees-phases out sales tax

A3925 (Vas,J) Shopping carts, impounding-reg.

A3938 (Van Drew,J) UEZ bus. purch.-point of sale tax exempt

A3967 (Vas,J) Handguns, newly manuf.-micro-stamped

A3974 (Doherty,M) Aviation fuel-concerns

AR240 (Schaer,G) St. of Israel bonds-commends investment

ACR224 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement

ACR229 (Gusciora,R) Open space, farmland, hist preserv-suppl



Third Prime Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2853 AcaAa (2R) (Johnson,G) Homeowners' assn. rules-concerns



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A451 Aca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

A795 (Cruz-Perez,N) Death penal.-repeals

A1946 (Cruz-Perez,N) Defibrillator grant prog.-estab.

A2026 Aca (1R) (Munoz,E) Sch. crossing guard, traffic reg-concern

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

A2659 Acs (ACS) (Vas,J) Loc. pub off candidates-finan disclosure

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)



A2935 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Primary care practitioners-loan redemp

A3643 (Greenstein,L) Patricia's Law-model Missing Persons Leg

A3703 Aca (1R) (Panter,M) Auto insur. PIP claims-concerns

A3759 Aca (1R) (Vas,J) Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

A3817 (Vas,J) Eye exam-pilot prog., 2nd grade students

A3885 (Gusciora,R) Initiation fees-phases out sales tax

A3890 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns

A3968 Aca (1R) (Stanley,C) Coll. credits, cert.-prov. for transfer

ACR229 (Hackett,M) Open space, farmland, hist preserv-suppl



Fifth Prime Sponsors Added:



A2029 Aca (1R) (Vainieri,Huttle,V) Long-term care fac.-concerns

A3301 (McKeon,J) Global Warming Response Act

A3416 Aca (1R) (Conners,J) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

A3570 (Gregg,G) Billy's Law-estab.

A3759 Aca (1R) (Steele,A) Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

A3890 (Greenstein,L) Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns

ACR229 (Manzo,L) Open space, farmland, hist preserv-suppl

AR233 (Van Drew,J) Rutgers-reconsider, elim. of athletics



Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Fisher,D) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S328 Aa (1R) (Mayer,D) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Dancer,R) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S1760 Sca (1R) (Conaway,H) Organ donation-concerns

S2095 Sca (1R) (Watson Coleman,B) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2195 Sca (1R) (Vas,J) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Gusciora,R) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

SJR51 (Epps,C) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Second Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Cruz-Perez,N) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S328 Aa (1R) (Chivukula,U) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Conaway,H) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S1760 Sca (1R) (Munoz,E) Organ donation-concerns

S2095 Sca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2195 Sca (1R) (Roberts,J) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Watson Coleman,B) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

SJR51 (Quigley,J) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Third Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Burzichelli,J) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S328 Aa (1R) (Moriarty,P) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Gordon,R) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S1760 Sca (1R) (Gordon,R) Organ donation-concerns

S2195 Sca (1R) (Conaway,H) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Hackett,M) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

SJR51 (Prieto,V) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Voss,J) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S328 Aa (1R) (Voss,J) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Vas,J) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S2195 Sca (1R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Manzo,L) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor





Fifth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Conners,J) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Vainieri Huttle,V) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Conners,J) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor



Sixth Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Carroll,M) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor



Seventh Prime Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Kean,S) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor



Co-Sponsors Added to Bills Substituted:



S205 SaAca (2R) (Conaway,H; Vas,J; Vainieri Huttle,V) Resid. treatment fac.-concern St. prop.

S328 Aa (1R) (Burzichelli,J; Diegnan,P; Truitt,O; Albano,N) Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

S942 ScaSa (2R) (Diegnan,P; Conners,J) Long-term care fac.-concerns

S1760 Sca (1R) (Epps,C; Vas,J; Mayer,D; Conners,J) Organ donation-concerns

S2095 Sca (1R) (Chivukula,U; Gordon,R; Vas,J; Conners,J) Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2195 Sca (1R) (Cruz-Perez,N; Conners,J; Gordon,R) Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) (Truitt,O; Payne,W) Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

SJR51 (Cohen,N; Vas,J; Oliver,S) Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Note to the 3/21/2006 Digest:



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:



AR161 Watson Coleman,B African-Amer. pol. trailblazers-honors *NOT * REF ASG



The Assembly adjourned at 6:20 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 26, 2007 (QUORUM, Committees at the Call of the Assembly Speaker).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



A4 Sa (1R) Roberts,J/Wisniewski,J+1 CORE proposals-implements

A515 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Biondi,P+2 Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

A2013 Aca (1R) Bateman,C/Chivukula,U Auto. Insur Risk Exchange bd-revise memb

A3102 AcaAa (2R) Van Drew,J/Cruz-Perez,N+5 Musical performance-deceptive practices

S17 AaSa (2R) Codey,R/Karcher,E+1 Pub. Emp. Benf. Reform Comm.-concerns

S942 ScaSa (2R) Singer,R/Rice,R+2 Long-term care fac.-concerns

S1760 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Vitale,J+5 Organ donation-concerns

S2095 Sca (1R) Codey,R/Doria,J+5 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2195 Sca (1R) Madden,F/Buono,B+5 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-desig.

S2482/877 Scs (SCS) Coniglio,J/Rice,R+4 Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

SJR51 Doria,J/Kenny,B+4 Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/8/2007):



P.L.2007, c.42 A17 w/GR (1R) Watson Coleman,B/Conaway,H+3 2/15/2007 Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

P.L.2007, c.43. S50 Madden,F/Burzichelli,J+2 2/21/2007 NJ Tax & Fiscal Policy Study Comm.-estab

P.L.2007, c.44. S839 Sca (1R) Bark,M/Chatzidakis,L+1 2/21/2007 Forest Health Advis. Council-estab.

P.L.2007, c.45. S1218 Turner,S/Stanley,C+10 2/21/2007 Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions

P.L.2007, c.46. A2987 AcaScaSca (3R) Watson Coleman,B/Steele,A+11 2/21/2007 Bail sources-concerns

P.L.2007, c.47. A3675 Sa (1R) Truitt,O/Stack,B+26 2/21/2007 Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M