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Vol. XXI No. 6                                                                                   213th Legislature $ Second Annual Session


Assemblywoman Marcia A. Karrow, of the 23rd Legislative District, has resigned.


Marcia A. Karrow was sworn in as a member of the Senate for the 23rd Legislative District.



Bills Introduced/Without Reference/Given Second Reading:

S14    Codey,R    PERS and PFRS-concerns emp. contrib. 

S15    Buono,B    FY09 approp. act-amends  

Bills Introduced:

S2553    Cardinale,G/Sarlo,P    Motor fuel franchisors-concerns   REF SCM

S2554    Cardinale,G/Scutari,N    Sanitation veh-auth flashing amber light   REF SLP

S2555    Cardinale,G    UEZs-elim.   REF SEG

S2556    Beach,J    Undersheriffs-concerns duties   REF SLP

S2557    Ruiz,M/Oroho,S    On-site generation fac.-concerns   REF SEG

S2558    Whelan,J    Law enforcement-surviving dependents   REF SLA

S2559    Beck,J    False Claims Act-amends   REF SJU

S2563    Sarlo,P    Court fees, cert.-concerns   REF SBA

S2567    Gordon,R    Predatory Towing Prev. Act-modifies   REF STR

SR111    Sweeney,S    McCormick, Richard L.-calls for resig.   REF SED

SR112    Haines,P+13    Loc. Mandates Council-concerns   REF SCU

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A208 Aca (1R)    Johnson,G/Rible,D    Jr. Firemen's Auxiliaries-concerns   REP

A2640    Smith,L/Conners,J+11    Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child   REP

A2655 AcaSca (2R)    Burzichelli,J/Rible,D+2    Crimes committed by students-concerns   REP/SCA

AJR80    Conaway,H/Munoz,E+2    Eating Disorders Awareness Mo-desig Feb.   REP

S60    Rice,R    Charter sch.-application approval req.   REP

S149    Allen,D/Vitale,J+6    PAAD/Sr. Gold prog.-automatic enrollment   REP

S550 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S    Executors, cert.-concerns   REP/SCA

S1242/2469 Scs (SCS)    Kyrillos,J    Mun emerg mgmt coordinator-concerns appt   REP/SCS

S1336 Scs (SCS)    Sarlo,P    Law enforcement off suspensions-concerns   REP/SCS

S1609 Sca (1R)    Lesniak,R/Whelan,J+2    Higher ed.-concerns structure and finan.   REP/SCA

S1809 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S    Crimes committed by students-concerns   REP/SCA

S2091 Sca (1R)    Scutari,N/Cardinale,G    Palimony-concerns   REP/SCA

S2248 Sca (1R)    Buono,B    Student, higher ed.-concern health insur   REP/SCA

S2297    Allen,D    Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child   REP

S2340    Sweeney,S/Buono,B    Construction contracts-prevailing wage   REP

S2394 Sca (1R)    Buono,B/Vitale,J+2    Medicaid prog.-concerns   REP/SCA

S2450 Sca (1R)    Kean,S/Allen,D    Sr. Labor Task Force-creates   REP/SCA

S2498 Sca (1R)    Madden,F/Cunningham,S    Workers' comp. viol.-concerns   REP/SCA

S2508    Girgenti,J/Connors,C    Vol. firefighters-physician's cert. req.   REP

S2513    Codey,R/Kean,T+1    Blood donation-concerns age   REP

S2534 Sca (1R)    Buono,B/Beck,J    False Claims Act-concerns   REP/SCA

S2549    Vitale,J/Baroni,B    Health insur. coverage-concerns   REP

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading: (cont’d)


SJR61    Connors,C    Chiari Malformation-Syringomyelia Day   REP

SJR68    Kean,T    Eating Disorders Awareness Mo-desig Feb.   REP

Bills Combined:

S2469    Beck,J    Mun. emerg. mgmt. coordinators-concerns   COMB/W S1242 (SCS)

Bills Referred/SBA:

A267 Acs (ACS)    Vandervalk,C/Conners,J+4    Students w/diabetes-concerns care  

A2640    Smith,L/Conners,J+11    Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child  

S1609 Sca (1R)    Lesniak,R/Whelan,J+2    Higher ed.-concerns structure and finan.  

S2297    Allen,D    Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child  

S2394 Sca (1R)    Buono,B/Vitale,J+2    Medicaid prog.-concerns  

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


S621 Aca (1R)    Vitale,J/Weinberg,L+2    NJ Collaborating Ctr, Nursing bd-concern  

S1644 ScsScaAa (SCS/2R)    Weinberg,L/Cardinale,G+3    Hist New Bridge Landing St Park-concerns  

S1880 ScaAca (2R)    Smith,B/Watson Coleman,B+1    Criminal Sentencing Comm.-estab.  

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

A2030/2170 Acs (ACS)    Dancer,R/Rooney,J    Generic drugs-concerns the dispensing  

A2901 Aa (1R)    Evans,E/Oliver,S    Child Abuse, Neglect Task Force-revise  

A3075 Aa (1R)    Johnson,G/Rible,D+2    Health club swimming pools-concerns  

A3481 AcaAa (2R)    Schaer,G/Scalera,F+2    Police, ff-concern pay status suspension  

A3580    Karrow,M/Conaway,H+4    Blood donation-concerns age  

A3589 Aca (1R)    McKeon,J/Gusciora,R+1    Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes  

A3648    Quigley,J/Schaer,G    Voting machine paper record req.-suspend  

A3649    Greenwald,L    Gov. budget message-extend to March 12  

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A609 Aca (1R)    Karrow,M/Chiusano,G    Firewood sale-concerns   REF SEG

A725 Aca (1R)    Greenwald,L/Fisher,D+4    Shaken baby syndrome-concerns info.   REF SHH

A880    Albano,N/Milam,M+6    Reading Disab. Task Force-estab.   REF SED

A1093    Cryan,J/Quigley,J+4    Cabinet memb.-proh. free housing   REF SSG

A1411 Aa (1R)    Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+9    Council on Child Poverty-estab.   REF SHH

A2038    Gusciora,R/Oliver,S+1    Psych. liens-concerns cert. access   REF SHH

A2079 Aca (1R)    Vainieri Huttle,V/Cruz-Perez,N    Lead poisoning-retailers post warnings   REF SCM

A2268 Aca (1R)    Spencer,L/Barnes,P    ATM operators, cert.-concerns   REF SCM

A2276    Prieto,V/Spencer,L+3    ATM fee disclosures-concerns   REF SCM

A2614 Aca (1R)    Rodriguez,C/Schaer,G+1    Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab   REF SCM

A2877 Aca (1R)    Love,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Jewelry-concerns the composition   REF SCM

A3203 AcaAaAca (3R)    Quigley,J/Spencer,L+5    Bedbug infestations, resid. prop-concern   REF SCU

A3521    Roberts,J/Greenwald,L    Camden City, econ. devel. sites;$3.043M   REF SEG

A3526 Aca (1R)    McKeon,J/Johnson,G    Jury tampering-incr. penal.   REF SJU

A3541 Aca (1R)    Doherty,M/McKeon,J    Recycling coordinator, mun.-concerns   REF SCU

AJR103    Roberts,J/Voss,J+6    Disab. Hist., Awareness Mo-desig October   REF SED

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

SR92 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Madden,F+1    Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act-Cong. pass     FROM 2RS 

Co-Sponsors Added:

S149   (Baroni,B; Gordon,R; Kean,T; Redd,D; Rice,R; Singer,R)    PAAD/Sr. Gold prog.-automatic enrollment

S445   (Connors,C)    Transparency in Govt. Act-estab.

S645   (Baroni,B)    Cosmetic med. procedure tax-repeal

S940/1001 Scs (SCS)   (Bucco,A)    Personal needs allowance-incr.

S1000 ScaSca (2R)   (Stack,B)    Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation-high sch.

S1090   (Cardinale,G)    Language, St.-English

S1334   (Buono,B)    MV Owners' Right to Repair Act

S1551/1844 Scs (SCS)   (Connors,C; Madden,F)    Silver Alert Sys.-estab.

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


S1609 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    Higher ed.-concerns structure and finan.

S1757   (Whelan,J)    Disab. vet., cert.-special lic. plates

S1890   (Rice,R)    Gold Star Family lic. plates-auth.

S1926 Sca (1R)   (Connors,C)    Ricci's Law-ignition interlock devices

S2171 Sca (1R)   (Beach,J)    Troops to College Prog.-estab

S2391   (Rice,R)    NJT bd.-adds non-voting memb.

S2394 Sca (1R)   (Gordon,R; Weinberg,L)    Medicaid prog.-concerns

S2403   (Baroni,B)    Honor Guard Ribbon-creates

S2423   (Turner,S)    Contaminated prop.-concerns

S2471 Scs (SCS)   (Buono,B)    Patient safety-concerns

S2475 Sca (1R)   (Beach,J)    Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

S2513   (Gordon,R)    Blood donation-concerns age

SR47   (Gordon,R)    Universal health insur coverage-enact

SR100   (Gordon,R)    Universal health insur.-enact leg.

SR106   (Bateman,C; Haines,P)    Israel-support against Hamas terrorists

SR112     (Pennacchio,J; Oroho,S; Bucco,A; Beck,J; Singer,R; Baroni,B; Bateman,C; Kean,S; Ciesla,A; O’Toole,K; Kyrillos,J: Cardinale,G; Connors,C)    Loc.      Mandates Council-concerns

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S401   (Karrow, M)   St. Song:"I'm from NJ"
S1222   (Stack,B)    Lead poisoning-retailers post warnings

S1814 Sca (1R)   (Stack,B)    Parking structures-concerns finan, devel

S2073   (Bucco,A)    Predatory Towing Prev. Act-revises

S2488   (Madden,F)    Automated defibrillator use-immunity

S2513   (Kean,T)    Blood donation-concerns age

S2534 Sca (1R)   (Beck,J)    False Claims Act-concerns

SJR21   (Baroni,B)    Childhood Obesity Prev. Mo.-desig. March

SJR29   (Madden,F)    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Wk

SR107   (Gordon,R)    Israel-expresses solidarity


The Senate President has made the following appointment:


*Effective February 2, 2009


Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Senator Anthony R. Bucco (25).


Note to the 02/2/2009 Digest:

Co-Sponsors Added:


S2542     (Redd,D)   Housing auth. exec. dir.-concerns  *NOT* S2543   Sheriff's off, co correction off-concern


The Senate adjourned at 5:55 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 23, 2009 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A3717    Chivukula,U    Cable television-concerns reg.   REF ATU

A3718    Dancer,R    Water allocation permits-concerns   REF AEN

A3719    Bramnick,J/Handlin,A+1    Leg. sessions-prov. pub. comment period   REF ASG

A3720    Fisher,D    Health care fac.-concerns restrictions   REF ABU

A3721    McHose,A    Divorce proceedings-concerns assets   REF AJU

A3722    Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D    Prop. assessment function-estab. prog.   REF AHO

A3723    Addiego,D    Co.-based housing asst. prog.-creates   REF AHE

A3724    Bramnick,J/Watson Coleman,B    Mun courts-conditional intervention prog   REF AJU

A3725    O'Scanlon,D/Casagrande,C+3    Regional contrib. agreements-auth.   REF AHO

A3726    Diegnan,P/Bramnick,J    Motor fuel franchisors-concerns   REF ACO

A3727    Casagrande,C/O'Scanlon,D    Sch. dist.-modify tax levy limitation   REF AED

A3728    Vainieri Huttle,V    Nurse midwives-concerns   REF ALA

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A3729    Vainieri Huttle,V    Health svc. corp.-domestic stock insurer   REF AFI

A3730    Munoz,E    Sexual assault, brutal-mand. life term   REF AJU

A3731    Conaway,H/DeAngelo,W+1    False Claims Act-concerns   REF AJU

A3732    O'Scanlon,D/Conners,J    Mun. fair share housing oblig.-concerns   REF AHO

A3733    O'Scanlon,D/Conners,J    Mun. fair share housing oblig.-concerns   REF AHO

A3734    Rudder,S/Addiego,D    Child safety-concerns   REF ALP

A3735    Angelini,M    Candy resembling tobacco product-proh.   REF ACO

A3736    Casagrande,C/O'Scanlon,D    Pub. Corruption Profiteering Penalty Act   REF AJU

A3737    Casagrande,C    Undergraduate tuition rates-concerns   REF AHI

A3738    Rooney,J/Prieto,V    Affordable housing-modifies laws   REF AHO

A3739    Wagner,C/Watson Coleman,B    Underground storage tanks-concerns   REF AEN

A3740    DeAngelo,W/Lampitt,P    Small wind energy sys. by mun.-prov. reg   REF AHO

A3741    Smith,L/Chiappone,A+10    Police Training Comm.-concerns   REF ALP

A3742    Carroll,M    Civil actions-concerns   REF AJU

A3743    Carroll,M/Merkt,R    Superintendent of elections-abolish off.   REF ASG

A3744    Carroll,M/Merkt,R    Firearm-mandate instant background check   REF ALP

A3745    Wisniewski,J    Alco. bev. lic.-concerns   REF ALP

A3746    Milam,M/Albano,N    Nonpub. sch. busing-concerns   REF AED

A3747    Albano,N/Milam,M    Police cruisers-concerns   REF AHO

A3748    Carroll,M    Alt. enegy sys.-allows bus. tax credit   REF AAP

A3750    Polistina,V/Casagrande,C    Consumer Relief Act of 2009   REF AAP

A3751    Diegnan,P    Adult day health care prov.-concern lic.   REF AHU

A3752    Vas,J/Giblin,T+6    Co., mun., sch. dist.-PERS, PFRS liab.   REF AHO

A3753    Prieto,V    Free pub. libraries-reduce tax levy   REF AHO

A3754    Greenstein,L/Milam,M+4    Sex offense against minor-concerns   REF AJU

A3755    Milam,M/Greenstein,L+4    Sexual communications to minor-crime   REF AJU

A3756    Greenstein,L/Albano,N+5    Sex crimes against minors-upgrades   REF AJU

A3757    Albano,N/Vainieri Huttle,V+8    Social networking websites-concerns   REF AJU

A3758    Greenstein,L/Diegnan,P+6    Sex offender Internet identifier-concern   REF AJU

A3759    Evans,E/Lampitt,P+4    Harassment offense-upgrades   REF AJU

A3760    Schaer,G/Johnson,G+3    Wiretap orders for cert. crimes-concerns   REF AJU

A3761    Scalera,F/Fisher,D+2    Computer trespasser-auth. interception   REF AJU

A3762    DeAngelo,W/Burzichelli,J+5    Child porno on computer-report to police   REF AJU

A3763    Barnes,P/Albano,N+3    Computer Crime Prev. Fd.-creates   REF AJU

A3764    Diegnan,P/Gusciora,R+1    Prescription info.-limits sales or use   REF AHE

A3765    Rible,D/Rudder,S+9    New admin. rules-estab. moratorium   REF ASG

A3766    Scalera,F    Sun exposure signs-req. at beaches   REF AHE

A3767    Diegnan,P/Stender,L+8    Resid. mortgage foreclosure-concerns   REF AFI

ACR220    Vainieri Huttle,V    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield-concerns   REF AFI

ACR221    Merkt,R    Debt-concerns voter approval   REF AAP

ACR222    Carroll,M    Pub. ed.-prov. Leg. w/ final auth.   REF AED

AJR116    Wagner,C/Voss,J    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Awareness Wk   REF AHE

AR177    Wagner,C    Libraries-update w/stimulus money   REF AED

AR178    Chiappone,A    Finan. instit.-concerns fed. bailout fds   REF AFI

AR179    Greenstein,L/DeAngelo,W    Aerospace prog.-urge sch. dist. adopt   REF AED

AR180    Angelini,M/Amodeo,J    Black History Mo. in St.-February 2009   REF ASG

AR182    Rudder,S/Addiego,D+20    Loc. Mandates Council-concerns   REF AHO

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A678 Aca (1R)    Spencer,L/DeAngelo,W    Pub. util.-concerns overpymts.   REP/ACA

A866    Albano,N/Munoz,E+1    Primary care-clarify definition   REP

A912 Aca (1R)    Scalera,F/McKeon,J+7    NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions   REP/ACA

A1578 Aca (1R)    Greenstein,L+4    Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-reg.   REP

A2057 Aca (1R)    Conners,J/Milam,M    Sch. food svc. prov.-exempts sales tax   REP/ACA

A2309    Diegnan,P/Vas,J+2    Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req   REP

A2465    DeAngelo,W/Milam,M    Consumer contracts-concerns   REP

A2519 Aca (1R)    Chiappone,A/Ramos,R+15    Colon Cancer Ed. Fd.-vol. contrib.   REP/ACA

A3008 Aca (1R)    Burzichelli,J/DeAngelo,W    Manuf. rebates, mailed-reg.   REP/ACA

A3084 Aca (1R)    DeCroce,A/Rible,D+3    Citizen's band radios-concerns use   REP/ACA

A3477    Evans,E/Tucker,C+2    Ultrasound equip-restricts sale or lease   REP

A3480    Fisher,D/Karrow,M    Historic Trust-concerns   REP

A3630    Albano,N/Milam,M    DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense   REP

A3691 Acs (ACS)    Burzichelli,J/Milam,M+2    Casino Control Act-makes various changes   REP/ACS

A3711    Watson Coleman,B/Wolfe,D    Housing Asst. & Recovery Prog.-concerns   REP

ACR219    Conaway,H/Greenwald,L    Oral Cancer Awareness Mo-desig April '09   REP

AJR115    Evans,E/Vainieri Huttle,V    Colorectal Cancer Awareness Mo.-March   REP


Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A919    Scalera,F/Greenstein,L+2    Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.   REP REF AAP

A3464 Aca (1R)    Scalera,F/Prieto,V    Loc. budget incr.-concerns limitations   REP/ACA REF AAP

A3709 Aca (1R)    Conaway,H/Greenwald,L    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act   REP/ACA REF AAP

Bills Reported Referred/AHO:

A3062    McKeon,J/Chivukula,U    Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance   REP REF AHO

Bills Reported Referred/ATR:

A3273 Aca (1R)    Chiusano,G/Lampitt,P+1    High-mounted rear stoplights-concerns   REP/ACA REF ATR

Co-Sponsors Added:

A2245   (Rodriguez,C)    Children, legal representation-concerns

A2309   (Prieto,V)    Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

A2681   (Vandervalk,C)    Alimony-concerns

A2844/2907/277 Acs (ACS)   (Giblin,T; Rumpf,B; Van Pelt,D)    Silver Alert Sys.-estab, missing elderly

A3121   (Quijano,A)    UEZ-concerns funding

A3691 Acs (ACS)   (Polistina,V; Amodeo,J)    Casino Control Act-makes various changes

A3754  (Diegnan,P; Johnson,G; Vainieri Huttle,V; Spencer,L)   Sex offense against minor-concerns

A3755   (Diegnan,P; Evans,E, Johnson,G; Vainieri Huttle,V)   Sexual communications to minor-crime

A3756    (Diegnan,P; Fisher,D; Johnson,G; Schaer,G; Spencer,L)   Sex crimes against minors-upgrades

A3757   (Diegnan,P; Evans,E; Fisher,D; Lampitt,P; Johnson,G; Milam,M; Schaer,G; Spencer,L)   Social networking websites-concerns

A3758   (Albano,N; DeAngelo,W; Johnson,G; Lampitt,P; Milam,M Vainieri Huttle,V)   Sex offender Internet identifier-concern

A3759   (Fisher,D; Johnson,G; Schaer,G; Vainieri Huttle,V)   Harassment offense-upgrades

A3760   (Fisher,D; Milam,M; Vainieri Huttle,V)  Wiretap orders for cert. crimes-concerns

A3761   (Johnson,G; Vainieri Huttle,V)  Computer trespasser-auth. interception

A3762   (Albano,N; Evans,E; Johnson,G; Milam; Vainieri Huttle,V)   Child porno on computer-report to police

A3763  (Johnson,G; Milam,M; Vainieri Huttle,V)   Computer Crime Prev. Fd.-creates

ACR85   (Quijano,A)    Fed. income tax rev.-correct inequity

AR169   (DeCroce,A; Caputo,R)    Israel-support against Hamas terrorists

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A3464 Aca (1R)   (Prieto,V)    Loc. budget incr.-concerns limitations

A3706   (Voss,J)    MIA-OON flag-concerns display

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A866   (Milam,M)    Primary care-clarify definition

A3480   (Moriarty,P)    Historic Trust-concerns

A3709 Aca (1R)   (Chiappone,A)    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

A3754  (Barnes,P)   Sex offense against minor-concerns

A3755   (Schaer,G)   Sexual communications to minor-crime

A3756    (DeAngelo,W)   Sex crimes against minors-upgrades

A3757   (DeAngelo,W)   Social networking websites-concerns

A3758   (Barnes,P)   Sex offender Internet identifier-concern

A3759   (Scalera,F)   Harassment offense-upgrades

A3760   (Albano,N)  Wiretap orders for cert. crimes-concerns

A3761   (Milam,M)  Computer trespasser-auth. interception

A3762   (Schaer, G)   Child porno on computer-report to police

A3763  (Evans,E)   Computer Crime Prev. Fd.-creates 

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A2309   (Ramos,R)    Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

A2519 Aca (1R)   (Munoz,E)    Colon Cancer Ed. Fd.-vol. contrib.

A2656   (Biondi,P)    Wine-concerns direct shipping

A3709 Aca (1R)   (Munoz,E)    Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

A3754   (DeAngelo,W)   Sex offense against minor-concerns

A3755   (DeAngelo,W)   Sexual communications to minor-crime

A3756    (Vainieri Huttle,V)   Sex crimes against minors-upgrades


Fourth Prime Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


A3757   (Greenstein,L)   Social networking websites-concerns

A3758   (Schaer,G)   Sex offender Internet identifier-concern

A3759   (Greenstein,L)   Harassment offense-upgrades

A3760   (Greenstein,L)  Wiretap orders for cert. crimes-concerns

A3761   (Greenstein,L)  Computer trespasser-auth. interception

A3762   (Greenstein,L)   Child porno on computer-report to police

A3763  (Greenstein,L)   Computer Crime Prev. Fd.-creates 


Note to the 02/5/2009 Digest:


A3716    Vas,J/Roberts,J    Urban transit hub tax cred.-concerns   inadvertently INT 1RA REF ACE


The Assembly adjourned at 5:56 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 26, 2009 (QUORUM/ Committee Groups “C” and “D” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/05/2009):