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Vol. XX No. 5                                                                                         213th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Notice of Intention Received 2/8/2008:


      Pedro  Jimenez, Jr., of Perth Amboy.

      John A. Jorgensen, II, of Colonia.

      Andrea Carter Latimer, of Milltown.

      Jack M. Sabatino, of Pennington.

Nominations Received and Referred to SJU:


      Joseph Randall Corman, of Sayreville.

Nominations Reported from Committee:


      Honorable Nicholas V. Asselta, of Vineland, to replace Connie O. Hughes, resigned.



      Josh  Lichtblau, Esq., of Princeton, to replace Thomas N. Auriemma, resigned.



      Veleria N. Lawson, of Manalapan, to replace Howard L. Beyer, resigned.

Bills Introduced:

S1037    Buono,B    Bingo lic req., cert.-removes   REF SWT

S1038    Buono,B    Mun. auth. sewerage svc. charge-concerns   REF SCU

S1039    Buono,B    Sch. bldgs.-req carbon monoxide detector   REF SED

S1040    Buono,B    Prop. tax exemp.-facade improvements   REF SCU

S1041    Buono,B    Land use application-mun. adopt req.   REF SCU

S1042    Buono,B    Mandated health benf.-concerns   REF SHH

S1043    Buono,B    Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd   REF SHH

S1044    Buono,B    Defibrillators, sr. cit. ctrs-grant prog   REF SHH

S1045    Lance,L    Animal abuse-concerns protective orders   REF SEG

S1046    Lance,L    Sch. busing, nonpub.-concerns   REF SED

S1047    Lance,L    Sch. election-proh. cert. camp. contrib.   REF SSG

S1048    Lance,L    Rt. 31 Purple Heart Memor. Hwy.-desig.   REF STR

S1049    Lance,L    EMT-concerns reimb.   REF SLP

S1050    Lance,L    Vol fire companies-exemp charitable fees   REF SCM

S1051    Lance,L    Handicapped parking-concerns   REF STR

S1052    Lance,L    Pol. contrib.-proh. by out-of-St casinos   REF SSG

S1053    Singer,R    Consumer fraud practices-concerns   REF SCM

S1054    Turner,S    Mental Health Court Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SJU

S1055    Turner,S    Child support judgments-impose interest   REF SJU

S1056    Turner,S    Mental Health Court Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF SJU

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1057    Turner,S    Gangs-concerns injunctions   REF SJU

S1058    Turner,S    School zone-concerns crim. drug laws   REF SJU

S1059    Turner,S    All-terrain veh.-concerns   REF SEN

S1060    Turner,S    Drug treatment-concerns mandatory   REF SJU

S1061    Turner,S    Unsafe bldg.-auth. mun. judges   REF SCU

S1062    Turner,S    Cell phones-concerns sale   REF SCM

S1063    Smith,B/Kyrillos,J    Sch. fac. air quality standard-DOL;$250K   REF SED

S1064    Smith,B    Energy audits-concerns   REF SEG

S1065    Smith,B/Baroni,B    Electric pub. util.-concerns agreements   REF SEG

S1066    Smith,B/Sarlo,P    High performance green bldg.-financing   REF SEG

S1067    Bucco,A    Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police   REF SED

S1068    Bucco,A    Bone marrow donation-concerns   REF SHH

S1069    Bucco,A    Positron emission tomography-insur cover   REF SCM

S1070    Bucco,A    Adoption expenses-income tax deduct.   REF SHH

S1071    Bucco,A    Immunizations-concerns req.   REF SHH

S1072    Bucco,A    Psych. hosp. closing-Leg. to void   REF SHH

S1073    Bucco,A    Domestic Security Planning Group-memb.   REF SLP

S1074    Bucco,A    Crime victims-concerns rights   REF SJU

S1075    Bucco,A    Obscene material-concerns use of mv   REF SLP

S1076    Bucco,A    Arson offense, cert.-third degree crime   REF SJU

S1077    Smith,B    Green Building Tax Credit Act   REF SEG

S1078    Lance,L    Adoption expenses-income tax cred.   REF SHH

S1079    Bateman,C    Plastic bags-concerns   REF SEN

S1080    Ciesla,A    Ignition interlock devices-concerns   REF SLP

S1081    Ciesla,A    St. Pol detectives personal info-concern   REF SSG

S1082    Ciesla,A    Parking-concerns   REF STR

S1083    Ciesla,A    Parking near a stop sign-concerns   REF STR

S1084    Ciesla,A    MV regis, unexpired portion-auth. refund   REF STR

S1085    Madden,F    Wage records, cert. proj-concerns access   REF SLA

S1086    Madden,F/Van Drew,J    MV and traffic regulations-concerns   REF STR

S1087    Sarlo,P    Internet auction-unlawful, cert. product   REF SLP

S1088    Kean,S    Explosive devices-proh. sch. emp. handle   REF SED

S1089    Bucco,A    William's Law; pertains to pool safety   REF SCU

S1090    Bucco,A    Language, St.-English   REF SSG

S1091    Bucco,A    Firefighter cert.-concerns   REF SLP

S1092    Bucco,A    Del. Riv. Jt. Toll Bridge Comm.-abolish   REF STR

S1093    Bucco,A    ATM fac.-emerg. phone service req.   REF SCM

S1094    Bucco,A    Real prop relating to terrorism-concerns   REF SJU

S1095    Bucco,A    Tobacco, cert-proh sale, person under 19   REF SHH

S1096    Smith,B/Bateman,C    Solar and Wind Energy Comm.-creates   REF SEG

S1097    Haines,P    Bail-concerns   REF SJU

S1098    Haines,P    Renewable energy sys.-exemp, prop. tax   REF SEG

S1099    Buono,B    Elections, nonpartisan mun.-concerns   REF SSG

S1100    Buono,B    Computer impersonation-action for damage   REF SJU

S1101    Buono,B    Computer embezzlement-actions for damage   REF SJU

S1102    Buono,B    Bone mass measurement-insur. cover   REF SCM

S1103    Buono,B    Alternative fueled veh.-concerns purch.   REF SEN

S1104    Buono,B    Pub. sch.-not in session, cert. election   REF SED

S1105    Buono,B    Higher ed. instit.-concerns St. aid   REF SED

S1106    Buono,B/Beck,J+2    Stalking-concerns   REF SJU

S1107    Buono,B    MV viol. in sch. zone-double fines   REF STR

S1108    Buono,B    Crime against elderly-estab CARE Unit   REF SLP

S1109    Buono,B    Fred's Law-concerns mv accident   REF SLP

S1110    Buono,B/Madden,F    In Case of Emerg. Contact Prog.-estab.   REF SLP

S1111    Buono,B    Drunk driving-incr. surcharges   REF SLP

S1112    Buono,B    Drunk Driv. Prev./Ed. Grant Fd-estab.   REF SLP

S1113    Buono,B    Child care fac.-corp. bus. tax cred.   REF SHH

S1114    Buono,B    Sick child care ctrs.-tax cred.   REF SHH

S1115    Buono,B    Emp. physical fitness benf-bus tax cred.   REF SLA

S1116    Buono,B    Child care expenses-income tax cred.   REF SHH

S1117    Smith,B/Beck,J    Energy efficiency incentives-estab.   REF SEG

S1118    Beck,J    Bus passenger svc.-concerns   REF STR

S1119    Kean,T    Birth certificate, cert.-concerns   REF SHH

S1120    Kean,T    MV, model yr. 2010-emission label req.   REF SEN

S1121    Kean,T    Energy/env performance standard-tax cred   REF SEG

S1122    Sacco,N/Kean,S+1    Pedestrian safety-concerns   REF STR

S1123    Oroho,S    Compulsive gambling ed.-sch. curriculum   REF SED

S1124    Oroho,S/Bucco,A    Interst. hwys, cert.-concerns   REF STR

S1125    Gill,N    Maternity svcs-concern installment pymts   REF SCM

S1126    Gill,N    Electricians-concerns qual. journeymen   REF SCM

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


S1127    Gill,N    St. agency mailings-concerns   REF SSG

S1128    Gill,N    Loan redemption prog. for teachers-estab   REF SED

S1129    Gill,N    Tuition expenses-income tax deduct.   REF SED

S1130    Gill,N    Wynona M Lipman Ethnic Studies Ctr;$100K   REF SED

S1131    Buono,B    Pesticide use at sch.-restricts use   REF SEN

S1132    Buono,B    Adolescents' Online Privacy Prot. Act   REF SCM

S1133    Buono,B    Good driv. w/same insur.-10% disc.   REF SCM

S1134    Buono,B    Defibrillators-req. use in high schools   REF SED

S1135    Sweeney,S/Sarlo,P    Student participation, cert.-concerns   REF SED

S1136    Sweeney,S    Freeholders, former-special lic. plates   REF STR

S1137    Van Drew,J    Pub. emp collective negotiation-concerns   REF SLA

S1138    Van Drew,J    Credit card fees-concerns   REF SCM

S1139    Van Drew,J    Parole-concerns repeat offenders   REF SLP

S1140    Van Drew,J    Police off. hearings, cert.-concerns   REF SLP

S1141    Van Drew,J    Correctional fac., St.-shift overlap   REF SLP

S1142    Van Drew,J    Person working at sch.-crim. hist. check   REF SED

S1143    Van Drew,J    Inmates-concerns health disclosure   REF SLP

S1144    Van Drew,J    Police off.-concerns hearings   REF SLP

S1145    Van Drew,J    Driv. when lic. revoked-enhance penal.   REF STR

S1146    Van Drew,J    Police off., mun.-concerns discipline   REF SLP

S1147    Van Drew,J    Chief of police, mun.-concerns duties   REF SLP

S1148    Van Drew,J    DOC civilian emp-gang awareness training   REF SLP

S1149    Van Drew,J    WWII vet.-estab. lic. plates   REF STR

S1150    Van Drew,J    Corrections off., St.-in-svc. training   REF SLP

S1151    Van Drew,J    Corrections off applicant-home interview   REF SLP

S1152    Van Drew,J    Boy Scouts lic. plates-auth.   REF STR

S1153    Van Drew,J    DOC-concerns org.   REF SLP

S1154    Van Drew,J    Corrections off.-concerns recruitment   REF SLP

S1155    Van Drew,J    St. police veh., used-concerns   REF SLP

S1156    Van Drew,J    Hepatitis-testing of cert. defendants   REF SLP

S1157    Van Drew,J    Incarceration costs-cert. inmates pay   REF SLP

S1158    Van Drew,J    Corrections privat. contract-concerns   REF SLP

S1159    Van Drew,J    Correctional fac.-concerns disturbances   REF SLP

S1160    Van Drew,J    Correctional fac.-concerns St. aid   REF SCU

S1161    Van Drew,J    Corrections off-concern leave of absence   REF SLP

S1162    Van Drew,J    Fair Market Drug Pricing Act-estab.   REF SHH

S1163    Whelan,J    Workers' comp.-concerns horse racing emp   REF SWT

S1164    Whelan,J    Hist. preserv. proj.;$1.068M   REF SWT

S1165    Adler,J/Singer,R    Insur producers-concerns   REF SCM

S1166    Smith,B    Stormwater util. sys.-concerns   REF SEN

S1167    Bateman,C/Van Drew,J    Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.4M   REF SEN

S1168    Adler,J    Open space, park devel.;$54.917M   REF SEN

S1238    Van Drew,J    Shopping carts, impounding-reg.   REF SCM

S1247    Whelan,J    St govt shutdown-concerns essential emp   REF SWT

SCR71    Adler,J    Israel's independence anniv-congratulate   REF SSG

SCR72    Oroho,S/Bucco,A    Vol fire fighter/first aid-prop tax cred   REF SCU

SJR33    Buono,B    Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Mo.   REF SHH

SJR34    Turner,S    Hispanic Hist. Mo-desig. May   REF SSG

SR32    Buono,B    Medicare Part D-elim. prescription gap   REF SHH

SR33    Buono,B    Hybrid veh.-desig. alt. fuel veh.   REF SEN

SR34    Kean,T    Climate change in NJ-measure impact   REF SEN

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S52    Rice,R    Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check   REP

S67    Rice,R/Redd,D    Capital improvements-income tax cred.   REP

S68    Rice,R    Water supply/sewerage, cert-tax deduct.   REP

S164 Sca (1R)    Bucco,A/Gill,N+9    Overcrowding-auth. addl. fines   REP/SCA

S221 Sca (1R)    Singer,R    Nursing homes-prov. Medicaid elig. info.   REP/SCA

S288    Kean,T    Vets' Oral Hist. Foundation-estab.   REP

S335 Sca (1R)    Kean,S/Adler,J+1    Mun. courts-concerns   REP/SCA

S354    Ciesla,A+1    Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern   REP

S442 Sca (1R)    Pennacchio,J/Sweeney,S+1    High sch. special ed. prog.-concerns   REP/SCA

S532    Girgenti,J/Bucco,A+3    Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org.   REP

S541    Girgenti,J/Turner,S    Finan. literacy pilot prog.-elem. sch.   REP

S613    Vitale,J/Buono,B+1    Flavored cigarettes-proh. sale   REP

S656    Sarlo,P    Alco. bev. lic.-concerns   REP

S753 Sca (1R)    Codey,R+1    Anatomical gifts for ed/research-concern   REP/SCA

S754    Codey,R+1    Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act   REP

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


S755 Sca (1R)    Codey,R/Vitale,J+7    Hero Act-concerns organ donation   REP/SCA

S787 Sca (1R)    Codey,R/Adler,J    Health care svc referrals, cert.-concern   REP/SCA   without recommendation

S983    Girgenti,J/Bucco,A    Firemen's relief assn., loc.-concerns   REP

S1023    Weinberg,L/Turner,S    Religious observance-admin., cert. tests   REP

SJR24    Van Drew,J    Salute To Hospitalized Vet. Wk.-Feb. 14   REP

SR28    Connors,C    Community Emerg. Response Teams-recog.   REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

S67    Rice,R/Redd,D    Capital improvements-income tax cred.  

S68    Rice,R    Water supply/sewerage, cert-tax deduct.  

S541    Girgenti,J/Turner,S    Finan. literacy pilot prog.-elem. sch.  

Bills Received from Assembly/Referred to Committee:

A269 Aca (1R)    Vandervalk,C/Prieto,V    Genetic counselor- req. lic.   REF SCM

A357 Aca (1R)    Diegnan,P/Munoz,E+2    Devel. application-notice req.   REF SCU

A690    Spencer,L/Rodriguez,C+4    Bd. of ed. meetings-pub. participation   REF SED

A789 Aca (1R)    Conners,J/Cruz-Perez,N+2    Prof lic-delays expiration date, mil svc   REF SCM

A807 Aca (1R)    Gusciora,R/Fisher,D+8    Mun. court fines-concerns   REF SJU

A839    Chivukula,U/Munoz,E+8    Wheelchair securement-concerns use   REF STR

A870    Albano,N/Milam,M    Safety seat belt usage-concerns   REF STR

A929    Scalera,F/Quigley,J+3    RR security-concerns   REF STR

A1042    Biondi,P/DeCroce,A+3    Mun. zoning hearing-concerns notices   REF SCU

A1265 Aca (1R)    Moriarty,P/Russo,D+2    Libraries, mun. free-concerns excess fds   REF SCU

A1291    Stender,L+5    MV and traffic regulations-concerns   REF STR

A1390    Conaway,H/Conners,J    Electronic health record sys.-concerns   REF SHH

A1418    Fisher,D/Cohen,N+2    Guide dogs-underwriting guidelines   REF SCM

A1494 Aca (1R)    Burzichelli,J/Biondi,P+20    Manuf. rebates-concerns   REF SCM

A1498    Burzichelli,J/Fisher,D+13    Daniel Mackay's Law-death by mv   REF SLP

A1559 Aca (1R)    Greenstein,L/DeAngelo,W+6    Mun. master plans-concerns   REF SEG

A1586    Cohen,N/Rodriguez,C+2    Life insur. policies-concerns   REF SCM

A1770 Acs (ACS)    Watson Coleman,B/Wagner,C+1    Drug and alco. dependent offenders-rehab   REF SBA

A1906    Chivukula,U/DeAngelo,W+1    Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove   REF SJU

A1907    Conaway,H/Chiappone,A    Health benf. plans-concerns   REF SCM

A1908    Scalera,F/Roberts,J+9    Autism awareness prog.-estab.   REF SHH

A1909    Albano,N/Greenwald,L+4    Prof sporting events-wagering at casinos   REF SWT

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

A787    Conners,J/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Cold War vets-issue certificate  

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S231    Adler,J    Wrongful death actions-amends   FROM SJU

S232    Adler,J/Vitale,J    False Claims Act-estab.   FROM SJU

S280    Kean,T/Bucco,A    Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req.   FROM SEG

S316    Bateman,C    Real estate prop. mgrs.-prov. for cert.   FROM SCU

S665    Madden,F/Buono,B+2    Underage driv.-BAC testing   FROM SLP

S916    Van Drew,J    Chloe Keiser Law   FROM SCM

Co-Sponsors Added:

S51   (Weinberg,L)    Lead toxicity-mand. testing for children

S63   (Redd,D)    Sr. Cit. Home Repair, Modification Prog.

S305   (Weinberg,L)    Gov. records-make available on internet

S335 Sca (1R)   (Van Drew,J)    Mun. courts-concerns

S382   (Weinberg,L)    Open Pub. Meetings Act-revise provisions

S442 Sca (1R)   (Bateman,C)    High sch. special ed. prog.-concerns

S569   (Cunningham,S)    Thomas P. Canzanella First Resp Prot Act

S597   (Weinberg,L)    Govt. affairs agents-concerns

S611 Sca (1R)   (Cunningham,S)    Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

S613   (Gordon,R)    Flavored cigarettes-proh. sale

S631   (Weinberg,L)    Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale

S753 Sca (1R)   (Gordon,R)    Anatomical gifts for ed/research-concern

S754   (Gordon,R)    Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

Co-Sponsors Added: (cont’d)


S755 Sca (1R)   (Baroni,B; Gordon,R; Kean,T; Singer,R; Redd,D; Weinberg,L; Whelan,J)    Hero Act-concerns organ donation

S786 Sca (1R)   (Weinberg,L)    Family leave benf.-extends TDI

S802   (Van Drew,J)    Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays

S982   (Allen,D; Weinberg,L; Van Drew,J)    Najeeb Green-Lewis Law-concern mv rental

S1106   (Turner,S; Madden,F)    Stalking-concerns

S1122   (Van Drew, J)    Pedestrian safety-concerns

SCR20   (Bateman,C)    Vet. prop. tax deduction-extend elig.

SJR23   (Weinberg,L)    Leukemia, Lymphoma Awareness Mo.-Sept.

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S67   (Redd,D)    Capital improvements-income tax cred.

S182   (Girgenti,J)    Law enforcement off., cert-use stun guns

S230   (Van Drew,J)    St. reports & publications-concerns

S265   (Cunningham,S)    Bus. emp. incentives, cert.-allows

S289   (Van Drew,J)    Michael's Law-concerns

S335 Sca (1R)   (Adler,J)    Mun. courts-concerns

S383   (Weinberg,L)    Open Pub. Meetings Act-monitor req.

S424   (Baroni,B)    Initiation fees-phases out sales tax

S442 Sca (1R)   (Sweeney,S)    High sch. special ed. prog.-concerns

S591   (Weinberg,L)    ELEC-concerns cert. fees and penal.

S752   (Turner,S)    Steroid use among students-deters

S771   (Lesniak,R)    Expungements-revises elig.

S813   (Oroho,S)    Judgeships-creates 14 addl.

S926   (Connors,C)    Hunting, fishing lic., free-cert mil svc

S936   (Bateman,C)    Tourette Syndrome Assn.-concern funding

S979   (Madden,F)    Antifreeze and engine coolant-concerns

S1023   (Turner,S)    Religious observance-admin., cert. tests

S1029   (Van Drew,J)    New home buyers-enhances prot.


The Senate President has made the following reappointment:


*Effective February 7, 2008

Council on Local Mandates:

Timothy Q. Karcher, of Jersey City.


The Republican Leader  has made the following reappointment:


*Effective February 8, 2008

Council on Local Mandates:

Janet L. Whitman , of Summit.

The Senate adjourned at 5:54 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 21, 2008 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “3” and “4” scheduled to meet).



The Assembly did not meet.  The Assembly will meet on Monday, February 25, 2008 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “A” and “B” scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (02/07/08):