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Vol. XIX No. 18 212th Legislature Second Annual Session



SENATE ACTION (QUORUM)



Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:



TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT:

Michelle Hollar-Gregory, of West Orange.

Joseph V. Isabella, of Nutley.

Thomas R. Vena, of South Orange.

Susan L. Claypoole, of Medford.

Dennis R. O'Brien, of Fair Haven.



TO BE AN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE:

Leslie Z. Celentano, of Bedminster.



Bills Introduced:



S2725 Rice,R/Karcher,E St., sch, loc govt ethics reform-concern REF SSG

S2738 Sarlo,P Interscholastic athletic prog.-estab. REF SED

S2739 Sarlo,P Pub. util. emp.-concerns REF SEG

S2740 Inverso,P Nonpub. sch. transp.-concerns REF SED

S2741 Karcher,E Farmland preserv-incentive grants;$15.3M REF SEG

S2742 Allen,D Hosp charity care subsidy-concerns REF SHH

S2743 Doria,J Eminent domain-revise cert. procedures REF STR

S2744 Allen,D/Singer,R Terrorism, org that support-civil action REF SJU

S2745 Singer,R/Allen,D Mil. leave benf.-penal. for denial REF SLP

S2746 Asselta,N Community Mobility Training Prog. REF STR

S2747 Asselta,N Hotel and motel occupancy taxes-repeals REF SCU

S2748 Scutari,N Judicial salaries-incr. REF SJU

S2749 Scutari,N Police off., mun.-concerns power REF SLP

S2750 Turner,S Hist. site prop. tax exemp-clarifies law REF SWT

S2751 Kean,T/Allen,D Hosp. charity care subsidies-concerns REF SHH

S2752 Kean,T Higher ed.-concerns security REF SED

S2753 Buono,B/Allen,D+3 Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds. REF SEN

S2754 Smith,B/Asselta,N+3 Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$40M REF SEN

S2755 Sweeney,S/Madden,F Farmland preserv. purposes;$45.15M REF SEG

S2756 Lesniak,R Soil and water conserv. grants;$30.66M REF SEG

S2757 Codey,R Interst Civil Defense & Disaster Compact REF SLP

S2758 Karcher,E/Buono,B Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$11M REF SWT

S2759 Coniglio,J/Buono,B Towing co.-req. lic and regulates REF STR

S2760 Lance,L Farmland preserv., nonprofit org.;$6M REF SEG

S2761 Buono,B Bingo lic req., cert.-removes REF SWT

S2762 Smith,B Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes REF SEN

S2763 Vitale,J/Buono,B+2 Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans REF SEN

SCR140 Kyrillos,J Earle Naval Station housing-concerns REF SLP

SCR141 Asselta,N Env Infrastructure Trust-approve plan REF SEN









Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:



A2015 AcaSca (2R) Van Drew,J/Rumpf,B+2 Propane Consumer's Bill of Rights-estab. REP/SCA

A2853 AcaAa (2R) Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F+6 Homeowners' assn-permit solar collectors REP

A2923 AcaSca (2R) Kean,S/Cryan,J+1 Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns REP/SCA

A3983 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Stender,L+5 Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns REP

S1679 Sca (1R) Sweeney,S So. Jersey Port Corporation-adds memb REP/SCA

S1685 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R/Karcher,E Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns REP/SCA

S1806 Sca (1R) Martin,R/Bucco,A Crim. offense of assault, cert.-upgrades REP

S1836 Sca (1R) Connors,L/Asselta,N Propane Consumer's Bill of Rights-estab. REP/SCA

S2114 Scs (SCS) Buono,B/Kean,T+14 Global Warming Response Act REP/SCS

S2249 ScaSca (2R) Sweeney,S/Buono,B+5 Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf. REP/SCA

S2392 Sca (1R) Palaia,J/Ciesla,A Power vessel operation-concerns REP/SCA

S2449 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R+1 Div. of Elections-transfers REP/SCA

S2526 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P/Kyrillos,J Digital media content expenses-tax cred. REP/SCA

S2545 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J Holmdel Twp. surplus prop.-concerns REP

S2589 Sacco,N/Madden,F Motorcycle safety ed. courses-concerns REP

S2606 Sca (1R) Lesniak,R Waterfront Commission Act-amends REP/SCA

S2625 Sacco,N/Girgenti,J Rt. 23-desig. as Robert A Roe Hwy. REP

S2629 Sca (1R) Karcher,E Real prop., surplus-St. Treasurer sell REP

S2631 Sarlo,P/Buono,B+1 Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns REP

S2638 Smith,B/Bark,M Homeowners' assn-permit solar collectors REP

S2640 Sacco,N/Ciesla,A+1 Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine REP

S2649 Sca (1R) Buono,B St.-admin pension plans-report on status REP/SCA

S2699 Sca (1R) Turner,S Foreclosure Consulting & Anti-Fraud Act REP/SCA

S2737 Sca (1R) Madden,F Child care ctrs.-haz. discharge grants REP/SCA

SJR44 Allen,D/Connors,L Rip Current Awareness Wk.-1st wk in June REP

SJR64 Madden,F/Sweeney,S Motorcycle Awareness Mo.-desig. May REP

SR94 Kean,T+2 Israelis held captive-UN help free REP



Bills Referred/SBA:



A3983 Aca (1R) Chatzidakis,L/Stender,L+5 Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns

S2114 Scs (SCS) Buono,B/Kean,T+14 Global Warming Response Act

S2631 Sarlo,P/Buono,B+1 Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns

S2737 Sca (1R) Madden,F Child care ctrs.-haz. discharge grants



Bills Withdrawn From The Files:



S1199 Singer,R+3 Tree experts-prov. for licensure FROM SCM



Co-Sponsors Added:



S475 (Madden,F) Pub. Dam Rehab. Proj. Bond Act

S698 SaAcaAaAca (4R) (Ciesla,A) Autism Research/Treatment-change council

S755 (Sacco,N) Gang related loitering-enact ordinance

S1728 (Weinberg,L) Intestate estate, cert. children-concern

S1748 Sca (1R) (Sacco,N) Gang ed. seminars-concerns

S2030 Sca (1R) (Kean,T) Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

S2309 (Sacco,N) Gang Viol. Prev. Pilot Prog.-estab.

S2310 (Sacco,N) Crim. street gangs-concerns

S2631 (Coniglio,J) Compact fluorescent light bulbs-concerns

S2704 (Karcher,E) Pregnant women, newborns-HIV testing

S2753 (Bark,M; Scutari,N; Weinberg,L) Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S2754 (Buono,B; Scutari,N; Weinberg,L) Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$40M

S2763 (Scutari,N; Weinberg,L) Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans



Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:



S1685 Sca (1R) (Cardinale,G) Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns









Co-Prime Sponsors Added:



S1685 Sca (1R) (Karcher,E) Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns

S1798 Scs (SCS) (Madden,F) DRPA emp.-concerns rights

SR99 (Karcher,E) Clean RRs Act of 2007-memor. Cong. enact



The Senate President has made the following appointments:



*Effective May 24, 2007



New Jersey Hall of Fame Advisory Commission:



Cesar T. Shapiama, of Franklin Lakes.



Local Unit Alignment, Reorganization, and Consolidation Commission:



Marvin Reed, of Princeton.



The Senate adjourned at 5:50 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, June 7, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "1" and "2" scheduled to meet).





ASSEMBLY ACTION



The Assembly did not meet. The Assembly will meet on Monday, June 11, 2007 (SESSION).



Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:



None



Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (5/21/07):



None