for November 19, 2007


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Vol. XIX No. 25                                                                                 212th Legislature $ Second Annual Session



The Senate did not meet. The Senate will meet on Thursday, November 29, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups “1” and “2” scheduled to meet).



Bills Introduced:

A4481    Diegnan,P+17    Wrongful death-statute of limitations   REF AJU

A4482    Johnson,G    Animal shelter fding-mun court surcharge   REF AAN

A4483    Vainieri Huttle,V    Smart Container Act   REF AEN

A4484    Vainieri Huttle,V    Domestic Viol. Health Care Response Act   REF AHE

A4485    Vainieri Huttle,V    Contraception, emerg.-pharmacies stock   REF AHE

A4486    Vainieri Huttle,V    HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage   REF AFI

A4487    Vainieri Huttle,V    Loc elected off.-proh. cert. leave comp.   REF AHO

A4488    Vainieri Huttle,V    Domestic viol. pub. awareness campaign   REF AJU

A4489    Vainieri Huttle,V    Domestic viol.-community response   REF AHO

A4490    Vainieri Huttle,V    Firearm Automated Lic. Sys.-estab.   REF ALP

A4491    Whelan,J    Gypsy moth-remove mun expenditure cap   REF AAN

A4492    Panter,M    Mil. housing-redevel. for civilian use   REF AHO

A4493    Vainieri Huttle,V    Infantile Autism Gov. Council;$4M   REF AHU

A4494    Panter,M    Owners' Right, Common Interest Devel Act   REF AHO

A4495    Vainieri Huttle,V+1    Cervical cancer-health insur. coverage   REF AFI

A4496    Panter,M    Sch. bus exterior-permits advertising   REF AED

A4497    Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V    Native Amer. Burial Ground Task Force   REF AEN

A4498    Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V    Amer. Indian Affairs Comm.-add 2 memb.   REF ASG

A4499    Panter,M    Travel expense, cert. persons-concerns   REF ASG

A4500    Panter,M    Network-based health benf plans-concerns   REF AFI

A4501    Panter,M    Mun. ed. svcs. fees-assess   REF AHO

A4502    Karrow,M    Fair Housing Act-concerns   REF AHO

A4503    Panter,M    Corporal Philip A Reynolds Memor. Bridge   REF ATR

A4504    Panter,M    Freehold Borough Sch. Dist.;$605K   REF AED

A4505    Karrow,M    Mun. housing plans-concerns   REF AHO

A4506    Karrow,M/Doherty,M    Sex offender registry-reg. ordinance   REF AJU

A4507    Bramnick,J    Econ. Devel. Promotion Act   REF ACE

A4508    Karrow,M    Fair Housing Act-amends   REF AHO

A4509    Karrow,M    Fair share affordable housing-limits   REF AHO

A4510    Cohen,N/Malone,J    Horse breeding;$10M   REF AAN

A4511    Merkt,R    Juror comp.-increases   REF AJU

A4512    Manzo,L    Auxiliary Law Enforcement Off. Act   REF ALP

A4513    Rooney,J    Mun. solid waste collection-concerns   REF AEN

A4514    Manzo,L/Johnson,G    Govt. records-concerns access   REF ASG

A4515    Cryan,J    Open Pub. Records Act-concerns avail.   REF AHO

A4516    Thompson,S/Cruz-Perez,N+1    Airline Consumer Advocate-estab. office   REF ACO

A4517    Vandervalk,C    Ignition interlock device-clarifies use   REF ALP

A4518    Green,J    Boarding house-incr. lic. fee   REF AAP

A4519    Vandervalk,C    Court of Palisades Interst. Park   REF AJU

A4520    Gusciora,R    Mun court-clarify auth, suspend driv lic   REF ATR

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A4521    Corodemus,S    Mun. court fac., shared-concerns   REF AJU

A4522    Corodemus,S    Tax assessments-concerns   REF AAP

A4523    Gusciora,R    Drunk driv. cases-estab. procedures   REF ALP

A4524    Gusciora,R    Minimum wage-raises to $7.40   REF ALA

A4525    Johnson,G    Nurse Educator Pilot Prog.-estab.   REF AHE

A4526    Gusciora,R    ATM operators-regulates fees   REF AFI

A4527    Johnson,G    Jr. Firemen's Auxiliaries-concerns   REF ALP

A4528    Johnson,G    Defibrillator grant prog.;$1.5M   REF AHE

A4529    Gusciora,R    Pub. sch. design, new-concerns   REF AED

A4530    Cohen,N    Crim. Code Review Comm.-estab.   REF AJU

A4531    Cohen,N    Jt. mun recreation comm-create tax exemp   REF AHO

A4532    Cohen,N    Security fraud-concerns   REF AFI

A4533    Pennacchio,J    Sexual assault, cert.-concerns   REF AJU

A4534    Pennacchio,J    Transparency in Govt. Act-estab.   REF ABU

A4535    Cohen,N    Tax Court judgeships-creates six addl.   REF AJU

A4536    Cohen,N    Victim-Witness Scholarship Fd.-estab.   REF ALP

A4537    Cruz-Perez,N    Title recordation-revises law   REF AHO

A4538    Cruz-Perez,N    Nonprofit scholarship org.-pilot prog.   REF AED

A4539    Cohen,N    Tampering w/witnesses-upgrades penal.   REF AJU

A4540    Cohen,N    Nurse anesthetists-concerns   REF AHE

A4541    Cohen,N    World War II medal-creates   REF AMV

A4542    Cohen,N    Animal fighting-creates new offense   REF AAN

A4543    Cohen,N    Blood donation-reduce minimum age   REF AHE

A4544    Bateman,C    Deferred comp. taxation, cert. emp-excl.   REF AAP

A4545    Bateman,C    Homestead prop. tax-concerns   REF AAP

A4546    Vainieri Huttle,V    Political campaign comm. off.-concerns   REF ASG

A4547    Cohen,N    Consumer product recalls-concerns   REF ACO

A4548    Wisniewski,J    Disabled veh., cert.-concerns   REF ATR

A4549    McHose,A    Pub. finance of elections-concerns   REF ASG

A4550    McHose,A    Clean Elections Finan. Study Comm.-estab   REF ASG

A4551    Lampitt,P    Clean Waters Fd.-reapprop. cert. money   REF AEN

A4552    McKeon,J    Plastic grocery bags-concerns   REF AEN

A4553    McKeon,J    Riparian lands-concerns   REF AEN

A4554    McKeon,J    Electricity net metering-revises law   REF ATU

A4555    Conaway,H/Conners,J    Plastic Bag Recycling Act   REF AEN

A4556    McKeon,J    Global Warming Consumer Benf. Fd.-estab.   REF AEN

A4557    Connors,C/Rumpf,B    Child custody-concerns changes   REF AJU

A4558    Connors,C/Rumpf,B    Energy tax rev.-concerns   REF AAP

A4559    Chivukula,U/McKeon,J    Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act   REF ATU

A4560    Cryan,J    Arbitration procedures-concerns   REF ALP

A4561    Pennacchio,J    Corrections off., cert.-concerns   REF ALP

A4562    Vainieri Huttle,V    Managed care plans-assignment cert. benf   REF AFI

A4563    Diegnan,P    NJ Collaborating Ctr, Nursing bd-concern   REF AHE

A4564    Cryan,J    Higher ed. faculty-mileage rate reimb.   REF AHI

A4565    Cryan,J    Birth certificate, cert.-concerns   REF AHU

A4566    Burzichelli,J    MTBE contamination monies-auth. deposit   REF AAP

A4567    Bateman,C    High sch. pupils-concerns community svc.   REF AED

A4568    Watson Coleman,B    Drug and alco. abuse-concerns treatment   REF AJU

A4569    Watson Coleman,B    Drug court prog.-amends statute   REF AJU

A4570    Watson Coleman,B    Drug offenses-concerns penal.   REF AJU

A4571    Watson Coleman,B    Expungements-revises elig.   REF AJU

A4572    Watson Coleman,B    Witness tampering-upgrades offense   REF AJU

A4573    Watson Coleman,B    Drug free sch. zones-concerns   REF ALP

A4574    Watson Coleman,B    Prisoners' Reentry Bill of Rights   REF ALP

A4575    Watson Coleman,B    Parole viol., cert.-decreases penal.   REF ALP

A4576    Watson Coleman,B    Prisoner Reentry Comm.-estab.   REF ALP

A4577    Watson Coleman,B    Inmate pre-release procedures-estab.   REF ALP

A4578    Watson Coleman,B    Internet pre-release prog.-creates   REF ALP

A4579    Watson Coleman,B    Sch.-related events-auth. work leave   REF ALA

A4580    Watson Coleman,B    Motor fuel pumps-concerns dispensing   REF ACO

A4581    Watson Coleman,B    Ex-offender emp.-bus/income tax cred   REF ALP

A4582    Watson Coleman,B    Gang criminality-creates offense   REF ALP

A4583    Beck,J    Sch dist., cert.;$2.9M   REF AED

A4584    Fisher,D/Conaway,H    Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M   REF AAP

A4585    Roberts,J    Voting machines-concerns   REF AAP

A4586    Whelan,J    Casinos, St. govt. shutdown-concerns   REF ASG

A4587    Diegnan,P    Auto insur. id cards-issue wallet size   REF AFI

A4588    Diegnan,P    Camp. finance report-concerns   REF ASG

A4589    Rooney,J/Vandervalk,C    Stream cleaning-concerns   REF AEN

A4590    Caraballo,W    Distressed Cemetery Maintenance Fund   REF ARP

A4591    Caraballo,W/Vainieri Huttle,V+2    Hate crimes, bullying-revises laws   REF AJU

Bills Introduced: (cont’d)


A4592    Cryan,J    Hall of Fame project-concerns   REF ASG

A4593    Pou,N/Cohen,N    Health Enterprise Zone law-amends   REF AAP

A4594    Greenwald,L    Mentally retarded care fac.-assessment   REF AAP

A4596    Caraballo,W    Dentists, cert-prov continuing ed credit   REF ARP

ACR272    Johnson,G/McKeon,J    James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Comp. Act   REF AHE

ACR273    Connors,C/Rumpf,B    NY Gov illegal immigrant decision-oppose   REF ATR

ACR274    Watson Coleman,B    Former inmates-elim. emp. restrictions   REF ALP

AJR143    Johnson,G    Firefighter Recognition Day-desig Oct. 2   REF ALP

AR278    Wolfe,D/Holzapfel,J    Vic Kubu Day-desig. December 2, 2007   REF ASG

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A289    Cohen,N/Roberts,J+25    Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage   REP

A1364    Watson Coleman,B/Cohen,N    Identity theft-concerns   REP    without recommendation

A1691    Fisher,D/Burzichelli,J+12    Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage   REP

A1934 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J+1    Firefighters-mandates basic training   REP/ACA

A1947    Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F+3    Firefighter training, St.-accredited   REP

A1961    Wisniewski,J/Scalera,F    Firefighter cert.-concerns   REP

A2097    Wisniewski,J    Firefighters-concerns cert. training   REP

A2494    McKeon,J+1    Prop.-concerns sale to enforce liens   REP

A2697    Cohen,N    Firearms-concerns transportation   REP

A2751 Aca (1R)    Johnson,G/Vainieri Huttle,V    Prop. assessment appeals-concerns   REP/ACA

A2929 Aca (1R)    Giblin,T/Payne,W+7    Div. of Elections-transfers   REP/ACA

A3092 Aca (1R)    Wisniewski,J    Sr. homeowners-exempt, mun. permit fees   REP/ACA

A3122 Aca (1R)    Caraballo,W/Wisniewski,J+10    Chiropractic practice-concerns   REP/ACA

A3144    Bramnick,J/Cohen,N    Health benf.-concerns nonrenewal   REP

A3182    DeCroce,A/Bramnick,J+1    Fire depts, vol-concern group life insur   REP

A3280 Aca (1R)    Cryan,J/Gregg,G    Alco bev.-concerns special lic.   REP/ACA

A4025 AcaAca (2R)    Quigley,J/Roberts,J    Winemaking fac.-creates new alco bev lic   REP/ACA

A4033 Aca (1R)    Panter,M/Vandervalk,C    Real estate sales regis. req.-concerns   REP/ACA

A4138    Scalera,F/Quigley,J+1    RR security-concerns   REP

A4150    Conaway,H/Cohen,N+1    Health claims-concerns   REP

A4225    Cryan,J/Gusciora,R    Pres. and vice-pres.-concerns electors   REP

A4254/4263 AcsAca (ACS/1R)    Burzichelli,J/Van Drew,J+3    Econ. devel. activities, cert.-reorg.   REP/ACA

A4296 Aca (1R)    Cruz-Perez,N/Moriarty,P    Sales receipts-concerns   REP/ACA

A4304    Greenstein,L    Internet Dating Safety Act-creates   REP

A4384 Aca (1R)    Egan,J/Malone,J    Loc. pub. contracts-concerns   REP/ACA

A4401 Acs (ACS)    Watson Coleman,B/McKeon,J    Prepaid telephone calling card-regis req   REP/ACS

A4410 Aca (1R)    Cryan,J+1    Law enforcement off., co.-proh resid req   REP/ACA

A4423    Moriarty,P/Mayer,D+3    Library comm.-reduce library tax rate   REP

A4455 Aca (1R)    Caraballo,W/Biondi,P+1    Massage, bodywork therapists-prov. lic.   REP/ACA

A4518    Green,J    Boarding house-incr. lic. fee   REP

A4566    Burzichelli,J    MTBE contamination monies-auth. deposit   REP

A4584    Fisher,D/Conaway,H    Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M   REP

A4585    Roberts,J    Voting machines-concerns   REP

A4593    Pou,N/Cohen,N    Health Enterprise Zone law-amends   REP

A4594    Greenwald,L    Mentally retarded care fac.-assessment   REP

A4596    Caraballo,W    Dentists, cert-prov continuing ed credit   REP

AR274    Panter,M    Earle Naval Station housing-oppose   REP

S229    Bucco,A/Cardinale,G+4    Fire depts, vol-concern group life insur   REP

S1519 Sca (1R)    Weinberg,L/Coniglio,J+1    Prop. assessment appeals-concerns   REP

S1977 Sca (1R)    Codey,R/Girgenti,J+16    Internet Dating Safety Act-creates   REP

S2040 ScaSaAca (3R)    Sarlo,P/Sweeney,S    Alco bev.-concerns special lic.   REP/ACA

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

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A4590 Aca (1R)    Caraballo,W    Distressed Cemetery Maintenance Fund   REP/ACA REF AAP

Bills Transferred:

A2135    Cohen,N    Judicial salaries-concerns incr.   FROM AJU TO AAP

A2929 Aca (1R)    Giblin,T/Payne,W+7    Div. of Elections-transfers   FROM ASG TO ALP

A4001    Fisher,D/Egan,J    Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns   FROM ACE TO AAP

A4225    Cryan,J/Gusciora,R    Pres. and vice-pres.-concerns electors   FROM ASG TO AAP

S2247 Sa (1R)    Sweeney,S/Coniglio,J    Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns   FROM ACE TO AAP

S2449 Sca (1R)    Lesniak,R+1    Div. of Elections-transfers   FROM ASG TO ALP


Co-Sponsors Added:

A172   (Diegnan,P)    Govt. records, cert.-concerns access

A1512   (Gordon,R)    Workplace Viol. Safety Act

A2512   (Giblin,T)    Mental health coverage req.-revises

A3182   (Conaway,H)    Fire depts, vol-concern group life insur

A3203   (Karrow,M)    New home 'lemon' law-estab.

A3204   (Karrow,M)    New resid. constr-concern consumer fraud

A3205   (Karrow,M)    New home warranties-concerns

A3206   (Karrow,M)    New home warranties-concerns

A3207   (Karrow,M)    New home warranties-concerns

A3209   (Karrow,M)    New home warranty-concerns

A3216   (Karrow,M)    Mun. code off.-estab. Code of Ethics

A3218   (Karrow,M)    Housing constr.-concerns complaint proc

A3232   (Karrow,M)    Sr., disab. prop. tax deduct.-incr.

A3432   (Giblin,T)    Wineries-produce cert distilled alco bev

A3433 Aca (1R)   (Giblin,T)    Winery-expands no. of salesrooms

A3716   (Jasey,M)    Death penalty-repeals

A4022 AcaAa (2R)   (Conners,J; Thompson,S)    Marine Sci. Consortium-estab.

A4354   (Greenwald,L)    Stalking-concerns

A4481   (Stack,B; Wolfe,D; Gordon,R; Truitt,O; Vanieri Huttle,V; Oliver,S; Payne,W; Prieto,V; Quigley,J; Mayer,D; Green,J; Kean,S; Epps,C; Egan,J; Vas,J;          Cryan,J; Giblin,T)    Wrongful death-statute of limitations

A4393 Aca (1R)   (Giblin,T; Schaer,G)    Bid ad. req.-concerns

A4455 Aca (1R)   (Holzapfel,J)    Massage, bodywork therapists-prov. lic.

A4591   (Johnson,G; Jasey, M)    Hate crimes, bullying-revises laws

ACR257   (Vainieri Huttle,V)    Leg.-req. memb. serve full time

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A1364   (Cohen,N)    Identity theft-concerns

A3144   (Cohen,N)    Health benf.-concerns nonrenewal

A3210   (Karrow,M)    New home bldging. plans-concerns

A3212   (Karrow,M)    Builders, cert.-DCA req. to keep list

A3214   (Karrow,M)    New home warranties-concerns

A3224   (Karrow,M)    Real estate devel builders-comply w/req

A3225   (Karrow,M)    Planned real estate devel.-concerns

A3984   (Diegnan,P)    Internatl Ed Resource Ctr, Rutgers-estab

A4209   (Schaer,G)    Hostile work env.-unlawful

A4213   (Cohen,N)    Teaser Rate Prot Act-proh cert practices

A4384 Aca (1R)   (Malone,J)    Loc. pub. contracts-concerns

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A1210   (Doherty,M)    Tomato-desig. as St. Vegetable

A2776   (Quigley,J)    Congregate Housing Svcs. Prog.-concerns

A4584   (Albano,N)    Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M

A4591   (Chivukula,U)    Hate crimes, bullying-revises laws


Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A1670   (McKeon,J)    Therapy svcs., cert.-req. certification

A4591   (McKeon,J)    Hate crimes, bullying-revises laws


Note to the 11/08/2007 Digest:


AR274    Panter,M    Earle Naval Station housing-oppose   REF AHO *NOT* AMV


The Assembly adjourned at 7:21 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, December 6, 2007 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "C" and "D" scheduled to meet).


Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (11/08/07):