for February 18, 2010


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Vol. XXII No. 8                                                                                      214th Legislature $ First Annual Session



Nominations Reported from Committee:


      Robert M. Czech, Esq., of Sea Girt, to replace Hope Cooper.



      Andrew  Sidamon-Eristoff, of New York, New York, to replace R. David Rousseau.

Bills Introduced:

S1439    Baroni,B    Adoption expenses, cert.-allow tax cred.   REF SHH

S1440    Baroni,B    Priv. community svc-annual reimb. pymts.   REF SCU

S1441    Baroni,B    Fair share housing obligation-limit jobs   REF SCU

S1442    Baroni,B    Innovation zone prog.-estab.   REF SEG

S1443    Cardinale,G/Weinberg,L    Managed care plans-deny participation   REF SCM

S1444    Cardinale,G/Sarlo,P    Family, sch viol victim-pymts, excl. tax   REF SED

S1445    Cardinale,G/Girgenti,J    DNA sample-collect/assist in prosecution   REF SLP

S1446    Cardinale,G/Girgenti,J    Sanitation veh-auth flashing amber light   REF SLP

S1447    Bucco,A    Assault firearm-concerns surrender   REF SLP

S1448    Rice,R    Resid. leases-req three-day atty. review   REF SCU

S1449    Rice,R    Aliens, unauth.-verify emp. elig.   REF SLA

S1450    Rice,R    Mun UEZ-set-aside prog, constr contracts   REF SCU

S1451    Rice,R    Eminent domain-revise loc. redevel. law   REF SCU

S1452    Turner,S    Security Off. Regis. Act-amends   REF SLP

S1453    Turner,S    Priv contract-notice req., cert. St. emp   REF SSG

S1454    Turner,S    Affordable housing prog-estab guidelines   REF SCU

S1455    Turner,S    Part-time Tuition Aid Grant Prog.;$7.5M   REF SED

S1456    Turner,S    Tuition Aid Grant prog.-cert. undergrad.   REF SED

S1457    Turner,S    St govt shutdown-concerns essential emp   REF SSG

S1458    Turner,S    Beach badge-free/reduced fee active mil.   REF SMV

S1459    Turner,S    Emp. contracts, cert.-review, approval   REF SED

SCR78    Turner,S    Sr. & disab. prop. tax deduct.-incr elig   REF SCU

SCR79    Turner,S    Farmland assess rollback tax period-incr   REF SEG

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

S2    Scutari,N/O'Toole,K+21    Pub emp pensions-elig, allowance, rights   REP

S3 Sca (1R)    Doherty,M/Whelan,J+21    SHBP, SEHBP-elig, cost share, waiver   REP/SCA

S4    O'Toole,K/Buono,B+25    Sick leave, disab. benf.-PERS, TPAF   REP

S89 Sca (1R)    Rice,R    Health care provider billing-concerns   REP/SCA

S229    Kean,S    Workers' comp-repymt., pension recipents   REP      without recommendation

S245    Bateman,C/Rice,R+1    St. auth., loc. govt. unit-purch. req.   REP

S377 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L+1    Med. Examiners Bd.-concerns memb.   REP/SCA

S383 Sca (1R)    Singer,R/Bucco,A+1    Cigarettes/tobacco products-retail sales   REP/SCA

S676    Sarlo,P/Gill,N+1    Worker's comp, loss of hand or foot-incr   REP

S762    Beck,J/Kyrillos,J+1    Earle Naval Weapons Station-housing   REP

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

S812    Vitale,J/Baroni,B+3    Contact lenses-concerns dispensing   REP

S935    Sweeney,S/Madden,F+1    Workers' comp. suppl. benf.-concerns   REP

S1108    Van Drew,J    Police cruisers-concerns useful life   REP

S1111/593/880 Scs (SCS)    Van Drew,J    Homestead prop. tax prog.-elig criteria   REP/SCS

S1301    Madden,F/Doherty,M+1    Shared work prog.-auth unemp. benf.   REP

SCR1 Sca (1R)    Sweeney,S/Kean,T+22    St-admin. retire. sys.-annual St contrib   REP/SCA

Bills Referred/SBA:

S229    Kean,S    Workers' comp-repymt., pension recipents  

S383 Sca (1R)    Singer,R/Bucco,A+1    Cigarettes/tobacco products-retail sales  

S762    Beck,J/Kyrillos,J+1    Earle Naval Weapons Station-housing  

S935    Sweeney,S/Madden,F+1    Workers' comp. suppl. benf.-concerns  

S1108    Van Drew,J    Police cruisers-concerns useful life  

S1111/593/880 Scs (SCS)    Van Drew,J    Homestead prop. tax prog.-elig criteria  

Bills Combined:

S593    Baroni,B/Van Drew,J+1    Homestead prop. tax. reimb.-elig.   COMB/W S1111/880 (SCS)

S880    Connors,C    Homestead prop. tax. reimb.-concerns   COMB/W S1111/593 (SCS)

Bills Transferred:

S1261    Madden,F    Ultrasound equip, cert.-restricts sale   FROM SHH TO SCM

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

S1307    Gill,N    Med. Examiner Bd-podiatric physician req   FROM SCM

S1437    Bucco,A    PERS Prosecutors Part-svc credit purch   FROM SSG

Co-Sponsors Added:

S741   (Weinberg,L)    Pub. off. convicted-concern loss of benf

S745   (Weinberg,L)    Pension benf. forfeiture-convicted off.

S961   (Kean,T)    Epilepsy drugs-proh. substitution

S1301   (Cunningham,S)    Shared work prog.-auth unemp. benf.

S1385   (Bucco,A; Kean,S; Stack,B)    PERS-concerns accidental disab. benf.

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

S312   (Doherty,M)    St. Song:"I'm from NJ"

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S312   (Doherty,M)    St. Song:"I'm from NJ"

S772   (Singer,R)    Resid. Distressed Prop Leaseback Act

S773   (Singer,R)    Resid. Prop. Lease-Purch. Act

S961   (Madden,F)    Epilepsy drugs-proh. substitution

S1333   (Ruiz,M)    Child, resource family home-ed stability

S1385   (Cunningham,S)    PERS-concerns accidental disab. benf.

SJR24   (Vitale,J)    Mesothelioma Awareness Day-desig Sept 26








The Senate President has made the following appointments:


*Effective February 12, 2010


Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Senator Paul A. Sarlo (36), to replace Senator Stephen M. Sweeney (3), resigned.


New Jersey Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force:


Patricia S. Madden, RN, BSN, of Sewell.


*Effective February 17, 2010


Disadvantaged Youth Employment Opportunities Council:


Troy Singleton, of Palmyra.


Council on Armed Forces and Veterans’ Affairs:


Senator James Beach (6).


Commission to Examine Strategies for Strengthening the Familial Bond Between Children and Incarcerated Parents:


Senator Sandra B. Cunningham (31).


The Senate adjourned at 6:16 P.M. to meet again on Monday, February 22, 2010 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A2194    DiCicco,D    Prop. Assess. Appeal Transparency Act   REF AHO

A2263    DiCicco,D    Open pub meetings-prov time, pub comment   REF AHO

A2264    DiCicco,D    Loc. budget availability-resonable fee   REF AHO

A2265    Webber,J    Flood areas-change home elevation req.   REF AEN

A2266    Webber,J    Recreation/Conserv-application procedure   REF ATA

A2267    Gusciora,R    Health fac. contracts-estab. extension   REF AFI

A2268    Prieto,V    Nurse anesthetists-req. supervision   REF AHE

A2270    Barnes,P    Inmates, prescription meds-fac. prov.   REF ALP

A2271    Johnson,G    Biological evidence-req. preservation   REF ALP

A2272    Chiusano,G/McHose,A    Fish and Game Council-incr. memb.   REF AAN

A2273    Milam,M    St. songs-desig. four   REF ASG

A2274    Munoz,N    First responder-proh. cert photo distrib   REF AHE

A2275    Munoz,N    Alt. fuel-create map, refueling fac.   REF ATR

A2276    Munoz,N    Intermun. Devel. Review Act-estab.   REF AHO

A2277    DeCroce,A/Carroll,M    Corp. bus. taxpayers-modify allocation   REF ACE

A2278    DeCroce,A/Chiusano,G    Highlands Region-affordable housing   REF AEN

A2279    DeCroce,A    Mun. and co. ordinance viol.-max. fine   REF AHO

A2280    DeCroce,A/Chivukula,U    Airports devel rights-proh co. acquiring   REF ACE

A2281    DeCroce,A+1    Mun or co util auth fee-incr income elig   REF AHO


Bills Introduced: (cont’d)

A2282    DeCroce,A/Bramnick,J+1    Co agriculture devel bds-alt voting memb   REF AAN

A2283    DeCroce,A    Child support-req. genetic testing   REF AJU

A2284    DeCroce,A/Webber,J    Pub libraries, free-concerns dissolution   REF AHO

A2285    Webber,J    Income tax rate-re-estab. 6.37 percent   REF AAP

A2286    Johnson,G    Natl. Guard memb.-vol. contrib.   REF AMV

A2287    Coutinho,A    Helen's Law-viol. of cell phone law   REF ALP

A2288    Spencer,L/Coutinho,A    Airports, restricted area-estab. crime   REF AHS

A2289    Chivukula,U/Quijano,A    Solar panels-concerns   REF AEN

A2290    McKeon,J    Fertilizer applications-estab. standards   REF AEN

A2291    Milam,M/Albano,N    Tobacco vending machine-proh.   REF AHE

A2292    Ramos,R    Children, legal representation-prov.   REF AJU

A2293    Chiappone,A    OPRA-exemp. cert. databases pub. access   REF AHO

A2294    Diegnan,P/Caputo,R+3    St. bd of ed. memb., cert.-prov. removal   REF AED

A2295    Chivukula,U    Solemnize marriages-auth. cert Celebrant   REF AJU

A2296    Stender,L    Palimony agreements-modifies req.   REF AJU

ACR106    Stender,L/Quijano,A    Earth Hour 2010-urges participation   REF AEN

AJR36    Riley,C/Conaway,H    Immunization Awareness Mo-desig. August   REF AHE

AJR37    Milam,M/Albano,N    Rare Disease Awareness Day-desig Feb. 28   REF AHE

AR60    Gusciora,R    Nuclear power use-urge BPU explore   REF ATU

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A407    Diegnan,P/Casagrande,C+1    Pub. transit veh-proh wireless phone use   REP

A415    Rumana,S/Cryan,J    Sch. dist. audits-concerns   REP

A602 Aca (1R)    Peterson,E/McKeon,J    Highlands transfer of devel. rights prog   REP/ACA

A914    Chivukula,U/Oliver,S+2    Electronic transactions by St.-concerns   REP

A1291 Aca (1R)    Holzapfel,J/Wolfe,D    Internet-St. agencies implement use   REP/ACA

A1471 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J/Prieto,V    Autocabs-concerns   REP/ACA

A1541    Lampitt,P/Gusciora,R+2    St. agency-concerns periodic report req.   REP

A1586    Scalera,F/Johnson,G+3    Pol. veh global position sys-proh access   REP

A1589 Aca (1R)    Scalera,F/Evans,E+3    Sports fac.-submit evacuation plan   REP/ACA

A1677 Acs (ACS)    Greenwald,L/Conners,J+2    Pub. higher ed. website-vet. benf. link   REP/ACS

A1748    Watson Coleman,B/Tucker,C+2    Domestic viol.-concerns   REP

A1893    Cryan,J    Alco. bev. retail lic.-concerns   REP

A1894    Cryan,J/Casagrande,C    Sch. dist. emp.-concerns tuition assist.   REP

A1943    Conners,J/Tucker,C+3    Handicap accessible veh. purch.-concern   REP

A1952 Aca (1R)    Conners,J+3    Deceased svc. memb. benf.-concerns   REP/ACA

A2038    Fuentes,A/Vainieri Huttle,V    Devel. disab. offender-estab. reg.   REP

A2073 Aca (1R)    Greenstein,L/DeAngelo,W    Parole elig. inmates, cert.-review cases   REP/ACA

A2254 Aca (1R)    Quigley,J/Wisniewski,J    Handicapped parking zones-proh. towing   REP/ACA

A2260    Diegnan,P/Wolfe,D+10    Sch. bus, svc. life-concerns   REP

A2296 Aca (1R)    Stender,L    Palimony agreements-modifies req.   REP/ACA

ACR106    Stender,L/Quijano,A    Earth Hour 2010-urges participation   REP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A355 Aca (1R)    Jasey,M/Voss,J    Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.   REP/ACA REF AAP

A1847 Aca (1R)    Chiusano,G/Rudder,S+3    Dam restoration proj.-approp.   REP/ACA REF AAP

A2232    McKeon,J    Island Beach St. Park prog-dedicate fees   REP REF AAP

Bills Recommitted:

A2070    Green,J/Rudder,S    Wastewater mgmt. plans-concerns   RCM AEN

Bills Transferred:

A1702    Burzichelli,J/Lampitt,P+10    Wine-concerns direct shipping   FROM ALP TO ARG

Bills Withdrawn From The Files:

A1433    Prieto,V/Dancer,R+4    Tree Experts, Tree Care Operator Lic Act   FROM ARP

Co-Sponsors Added:

A137   (Chiusano,G)    Drunk driv. who cause death-suspend lic.

A146   (Peterson,E)    Transparency in Govt. Act-estab.

A151   (Chiusano,G)    Ovarian Health Prot. Act-concerns

A158   (Peterson,E)    Transparency in Govt. Act-estab.

A308   (McHose,A)    Hunting, fishing lic., free-cert mil svc

A310 Aca (1R)   (Rumana,S)    Sales receipts-concerns acct. numbers

A1076   (Fuentes,A)    Pub. sch.-req. new design

A1586   (Schroeder,R)    Pol. veh global position sys-proh access

A1589 Aca (1R)   (Tucker,C; Schroeder,R)    Sports fac.-submit evacuation plan

A1642   (Rodriguez,C)    Birth cert.-concerns

A1677 Acs (ACS)   (McHose,A; Gove,D)    Pub. higher ed. website-vet. benf. link

A1767   (Gove,D)    Jessica Lunsford Act-harboring sex off.

A1792   (Tucker,C)    Domestic viol. prot.-concerns

A1847 Aca (1R)   (McHose,A; Evans,E; Pou,N)    Dam restoration proj.-approp.

A1851   (Voss,J)    Hist. Property Reinvestment Act

A1943   (McHose,A; Gove,D; Wilson,G)    Handicap accessible veh. purch.-concern

A1952 Aca (1R)   (McHose,A; Gove,D; Wilson,G)    Deceased svc. memb. benf.-concerns

A2008   (Voss,J)    Speech therapy-req. health insur. cover

A2115   (McHose,A)    St-admin retire. sys-proh. cert emp elig

A2137   (O'Scanlon,D)    Child, resource family home-ed stability

A2260   (Voss,J; DiMaio,J; Rumana,S; Biondi,P; O'Scanlon,D; Handlin,A; Coyle,D; Malone,J; Rudder,S; Addiego,D)    Sch. bus, svc. life-concerns

Co-Sponsors Withdrawn:

AJR37   (Conaway,H)    Rare Disease Awareness Day-desig Feb. 28

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A168   (McHose,A)    Firewood sale-concerns

A2070   (Rudder,S)    Wastewater mgmt. plans-concerns

A2130   (McHose,A)    Lake Hopatcong Comm.;$600K

A2143   (Wolfe,D)    Sch. bd. election-Nov. general election

A2212   (McHose,A)    Green Acres prog. appraisal-extend date

A2217   (Chiusano,G)    Highlands Region-concerns

A2249   (Giblin,T)    Domestic viol restraining order-concerns

A2260   (Wolfe,D)    Sch. bus, svc. life-concerns

AR48   (Conners,J)    Eating Disorder Awareness Wk.-Feb. 22-28

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A355 Aca (1R)   (Moriarty,P)    Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.

A407   (Rodriguez,C)    Pub. transit veh-proh wireless phone use

A415   (Diegnan,P)    Sch. dist. audits-concerns

A2143   (Moriarty,P)    Sch. bd. election-Nov. general election

A2212   (Chiusano,G)    Green Acres prog. appraisal-extend date

A2217   (McHose,A)    Highlands Region-concerns

AJR37   (Conaway,H)    Rare Disease Awareness Day-desig Feb. 28

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A907   (Quijano,A)    Energy-conserv. prog.-estab.

A909   (Quijano,A)    BPU-concerns electronic billing

A911 Aca (1R)   (Quijano,A)    Pub util svcs-concerns billing practices







The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments:


*Effective February 9, 2010


Parole Advisory Board:


Assemblyman Charles S. Mainor (31).


New Jersey Human Relations Council-Executive Committee:


Assemblyman Angel Fuentes (5).


Advisory Council on Arthritis:


Assemblyman Herbert C. Conaway, Jr., M.D. (7).


State Council for Adult Literacy Education Services:


Assemblyman Gilbert “Whip” Wilson (5).


New Jersey State Museum Board of Trustees:


Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (15).


The Amistad Commission:


Assemblywoman Cleopatra G. Tucker (28).


Smart Freight Railroad Study Commission:


Assemblyman Gordon M. Johnson (37).


Asian American Study Foundation-Board of Trustees:


Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula (17).


Public Safety Communications Commission:


Assemblyman Frederick Scalera (36).


Mandated Health Benefits Advisory Commission:


Assemblywoman Joan M. Quigley (32).


New Jersey Historical Commission:


Assemblywoman Celeste M. Riley (3).



The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: (cont’d)

Education Commission of the States:


Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18).


New Jersey State Commission on Aging:


Assemblywoman Linda R. Greenstein (14).


Joint Budget Oversight Committee:


Assemblyman Louis D. Greenwald (6).

Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (35).


New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology:


Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivikula (17).


Fire Safety Commission:


Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski (19).


New Jersey Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning:


Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (35).


Council on Armed Forces and Veterans’ Affairs:


Assemblyman Jack Conners (7).


New Jersey State Council on the Arts:


Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (37).


New Jersey Tourism Policy Council:


Assemblyman Nelson T. Albano (1).


Casino Revenue Fund Advisory Commission:


Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty (4).


State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee:


Assemblyman Albert Coutinho (29).




The Assembly Speaker has made the following appointments: (cont’d)

Governor’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS and Related Blood Borne Pathogens:


Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (15).


Martin Luther King Jr. Commission:


Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey (27).

Assemblywoman Cleopatra G. Tucker (28).


Joint Committee on Housing Affordability:


Assemblyman Angel Fuentes (5).

Assemblyman Jerry Green (22).

Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey (27).


State House Commission:


Assemblyman Joseph Cryan (20).

Assemblyman Jerry Green (Alternate) (22).


Legislative Services Commission:


Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli (3).

Assemblyman Joseph Cryan (20).

Assemblywoman Sheila Y. Oliver (34).

Assemblywoman Caridad Rodriguez (33).


Joint Committee on the Public Schools;


Assemblyman Ralph R Caputo (28).

Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey (27).

Assemblywoman Nellie Pou (35).

Assemblywoman Joan M. Voss (38).


New Jersey Intergovernmental Relations Commission:


Assemblyman Upendra J. Chivukula (17).

Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin (19).

Assemblywoman Elease Evans (35).

The Assembly adjourned at 5:59 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, February 25, 2010 (SESSION).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (2/11/2010):