NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE DIGEST



for May 17, 2007



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Vol. XIX No. 16 212th Legislature Second Annual Session

SENATE ACTION



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Monday, May 21, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).



ASSEMBLY ACTION (QUORUM)



Bills Introduced:



A200 Roberts,J Jt. Leg., Ethical Standards Comm.-memb. REF ASG

A4257 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$40M REF AAP

A4258 Fisher,D/Caraballo,W Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$11M REF AAP

A4259 Moriarty,P/Fisher,D Soil and water conserv. grants;$30.66M REF AAP

A4260 Conaway,H/Mayer,D Farmland preserv. purposes;$45.15M REF AAP

A4261 Bodine,F/Panter,M Farmland preserv-incentive grants;$15.3M REF AAP

A4262 Panter,M/Burzichelli,J Farmland preserv., nonprofit org.;$6M REF AAP

A4263 Van Drew,J Travel/Tourism Div.-transfer, Dept of St REF ACE

A4264 Stanley,C Hospitality Off.-estab. in Dept. of St. REF ASG

A4265 Manzo,L Recyclable material, cert.-concerns REF AEN

A4266 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Handicapped parking-concerns REF ATR

A4267 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Charity care-measure to document elig. REF AHE

A4268 Gusciora,R+1 Out-of-network prov in hosp-notification REF AHE

A4269 Rumpf,B/Connors,C MV manuf. rebates-concerns sales tax REF AAP

A4270 Panter,M Birth records, cert.-furnish w/o fee REF AHE

A4271 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Sales receipts-concerns acct. numbers REF ACO

A4272 Panter,M Pupils, reside on fed. prop.-concerns REF AED

A4273 O'Toole,K St.-admin pension plans-report on status REF ABU

A4274 Gusciora,R/Manzo,L+1 Legis. Elections Pub. Finan. Study Comm. REF ASG

A4275 Gusciora,R MV operators-concerns photographing REF ALP

A4276 Payne,W St. contracts, cert.-concerns REF AEN

A4277 Chatzidakis,L Jersey Fresh-encourage purch. by St. REF AAN

A4278 Caraballo,W/Fisher,D Sales representatives-concerns REF ARP

A4279 Chatzidakis,L Dextromethorphan-proh. sale to minors REF AHE

A4280 Russo,D Domestic viol. orders-concerns REF AJU

A4281 Russo,D Driv lic., cert.-req rear bumper placard REF ATR

A4282 Russo,D Billboards, outdoor ad.-auth. of mun. REF AHO

A4283 Truitt,O Mental Health Court Pilot Prog.-estab. REF AJU

A4284 Diegnan,P/Malone,J+4 Higher ed gov. bd. memb.-St. resident REF AHI

A4285 McKeon,J Child care ctrs.-haz. discharge grants REF AEN

A4286 Kean,S Takanassee Beach Club, purch;$14M REF AEN

A4287 Wisniewski,J/Vas,J Env. laws-updates enforcement prov. REF AEN

ACR257 Gusciora,R/Manzo,L+1 Leg.-req. memb. serve full time REF ASG

AR258 Connors,C Charity care prog.-funding to prev fraud REF AHE

AR259 Kean,S Armed Forces memb.-unauth. use of names REF AMV

AR260 Kean,S Mil. personnel, deceased-expedite return REF AMV

AR261 Gusciora,R/Stender,L+6 Firearm trace data-police, full access REF ALP

AR262 Fisher,D Fed. farm leg., benf. NJ agric.-enact REF AAN







Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A417 Bodine,F/Bramnick,J Class IV lasers-seller maintain records REP

A1418 Scalera,F/Greenwald,L+6 NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions REP

A1952 Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F Arson investigation units-concerns REP

A2559 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Albano,N Electronic messages, cert.-estab. penal. REP/ACA

A2598/2075 Acs (ACS) Manzo,L/Van Drew,J+1 Cell phone possession, cert. fac.-crime REP/ACS

A3386 Aca (1R) Wisniewski,J Resid. fire extinguisher req.-concerns REP/ACA

A3512 Schaer,G/Gordon,R+9 Religious observance-admin., cert. tests REP

A3643 Acs (ACS) Vainieri Huttle,V/Johnson,G+1 Patricia's Law-model Missing Persons Leg REP/ACS

A3712 Aca (1R) Cohen,N Insur. Premium Finan. Co. Act-revise REP/ACA

A3760 Barnes,P/Johnson,G VCCB-concerns restitution REP

A3765 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J Recorded telephone messages-concerns REP/ACA

A3860 Green,J/Cruz-Perez,N Mun. land use-concerns REP

A4033 Panter,M/Vandervalk,C Real estate sales regis. req.-concerns REP

A4053 Aca (1R) Gordon,R/Cruz-Perez,N+13 Towing co.-req. lic and regulates REP/ACA

A4062 Voss,J/Malone,J Tech. Ed. Teacher Loan Redemption Prog. REP

A4186 Cohen,N/Conaway,H Imaging ctrs.-org. delivery sys. network REP

A4216 Cohen,N/Chivukula,U Consumer fraud practices-concerns REP

A4245 Diegnan,P/Cruz-Perez,N Prescribing cert meds to minors-concerns REP

A4254/4263 Acs (ACS) Burzichelli,J/Vas,J+3 Econ. devel. activities, cert.-reorg. REP/ACS

A4257 Van Drew,J/Albano,N Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$40M REP

A4258 Fisher,D/Caraballo,W Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$11M REP

A4259 Moriarty,P/Fisher,D Soil and water conserv. grants;$30.66M REP

A4260 Conaway,H/Mayer,D Farmland preserv. purposes;$45.15M REP

A4261 Bodine,F/Panter,M Farmland preserv-incentive grants;$15.3M REP

A4262 Panter,M/Burzichelli,J Farmland preserv., nonprofit org.;$6M REP

AR122 Connors,C/Rumpf,B Obesity-higher ed. instit. estab ed prog REP

AR252 Diegnan,P/Lampitt,P+2 Rutgers logo-redesign REP

S448 ScaAca (2R) Rice,R/Gill,N Elec communication, correction fac-crime REP/ACA



Bills Reported Referred/AAP:



A805 Aca (1R) Caraballo,W/Prieto,V Energy asst. prog.-incr. amt. available REP/ACA REF AAP

A3775 Aca (1R) Cryan,J/Burzichelli,J Second Chance Council-estab. REP/ACA REF AAP

A3859 Karrow,M/Chivukula,U Basic generation svc.-concern provision REP REF AAP

A4081 Aca (1R) Voss,J/Dancer,R Loc. budgets and fiscal affairs-concerns REP/ACA REF AAP

A4116 Vainieri Huttle,V/Cruz-Perez,N Zoning enforcement off.-estab qualif. REP REF AAP

A4250 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U/Greenwald,L Digital media content expenses-tax cred. REP/ACA REF AAP



Bills Combined:



A2075 Stanley,C/Steele,A Cell phone use, correctional fac.-crime COMB/W A2598 (ACS)

A4263 Van Drew,J Travel/Tourism Div.-transfer, Dept of St COMB/W A4254 (ACS)



Co-Sponsors Added:



A312/2591 Acs (ACS) (Doherty,M) Umbilical cord blood-concerns donation

A460 (Fisher,D) Campus security plans-higher ed. instit.

A1016 Aca (1R) (Biondi,P) Heating, ventilating contractors-lic.

A2512 (Quigley,J; Cruz-Perez,N) Mental health coverage req.-revises

A2523 (Beck,J) Motor fuel sales viol.-incr. penal.

A2850 (Stender,L) Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement

A3301 Aca (1R) (Van Drew,J; Handlin,A; Albano,N; Barnes,P) Global Warming Response Act

A3344 (Payne,W; Voss,J) Equine animals-concerns fire safety

A3572 Aca (1R) (Vandervalk,C) Electronic Waste Recycling Act

A3643 Acs (ACS) (Steele,A) Patricia's Law-model Missing Persons Leg

A3771 (Cruz-Perez,N) Personal audio players-concerns

A3812 (Hackett,M) Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

A3855 Aca (1R) (Voss,J) Landscape Architect Exam. Comm-abolishes

A3989 Aca (1R) (Beck,J) Continuing care retir. community-concern

A4004 Aca (1R) (Beck,J) Mun. prosecutors-concerns

A4156 (Gordon,R) Energy efficiency standard-cert. product

A4169 (Diegnan,P) Sch. dist., cert. addl. St. aid;$14.375M

A4249 (Handlin,A) Hosp. charity care subsidies-concerns

ACR20 (Albano,N) Prop. tax reform-amend Constit.

AR244 (Chivukula,U; Stender,L) Israelis held captive-UN help free



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



A2889 (Burzichelli,J) Bus., relocating to St.-prov. website



Second Prime Sponsors Added:



A1013 (Panter,M) Jouneyman electricians-concerns qual.

A2240 (Panter,M) Smart growth areas-concerns permits

A2974 AaAa (2R) (Voss,J) Notaries Pub. Act of 1979-revises

A3556 (Quigley,J) Workers' comp-troopers surviving spouses

A3588 Aca (1R) (Bateman,C) Mortgage foreclosures, cert.-concerns

A3772 (Johnson,G) Tenant-devel. application notice req.

A3775 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J) Second Chance Council-estab.

A3857 (Giblin,T) Affordable housing-concerns

A4003 (Van Drew,J) St. bldg. svc. contracts-prevailing wage

A4169 (Cruz-Perez,N) Sch. dist., cert. addl. St. aid;$14.375M

A4174 (Biondi,P) Flood Disaster Relief Act of 2007

A4175 (Biondi,P) Bound Brook, Manville-flood damage asst.

A4176 (Biondi,P) Flood victim-sales tax exemp, cert purch

A4198 (Greenstein,L) Sch. bus driv.-req. annual physical

A4216 (Chivukula,U) Consumer fraud practices-concerns

A4235 (Vainieri Huttle,V) Loc. govt. off-req finan disclosure stmt

A4245 (Cruz-Perez,N) Prescribing cert meds to minors-concerns



Third Prime Sponsors Added:



A1343 Aca (1R) (Gusciora,R) Affordable housing-concerns

A2889 (Burzichelli,J) Bus., relocating to St.-prov. website

A3556 (Albano,N) Workers' comp-troopers surviving spouses

A3589 (Scalera,F) Surviving spouses-concerns workers' comp

A3677 (Giblin,T) Ed. Fac. Auth.-concerns higher ed. loans

A3888 (Prieto,V) Loc. units investments-concerns

A3939 Aca (1R) (Albano,N) Daniel Mackay's Law-death by mv

ACR20 (Cohen,N) Prop. tax reform-amend Constit.

AR244 (Bramnick,J) Israelis held captive-UN help free



Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:



A222 (Vainieri Huttle,V) English skills, limited-no ed. test req.

A3425 (Karrow,M) Solicitations by attorneys-concerns

ACR20 (Burzichelli,J) Prop. tax reform-amend Constit.



Eighth Prime Sponsors Added:



A4065 (Stender,L) Initiation fees, dues-concerns sales tax



Notes to the 5/14/2007 Digest:



Bills Introduced:



A4211 Panter,M/Greenstein,L Renewable energy sources-concerns REF AEN *NOT* AHO

A4250 Chivukula,U/Greenwald,L Digital media content expenses-tax cred. REF ATU *NOT* AAP



Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:





S2386 ScaScaSa Aca (4R) Sweeney,S+1 Mine Safety Act-concerns *NOT* REP/ACA (STATUS 2RS)



Bills Reported Referred/ACE:



S2247 Sa (1R) Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns REP REF ACE *NOT* REP



The Assembly adjourned at 7:04 P.M. to meet again on Monday, May 21, 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 (05/14/07):



None