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Vol. XVI No. 40 211th Legislature First Annual Session


Nomination Corrected Copy:


Brenda G. Cox, of Union City *NOT* Englewood.

Bills Introduced:

S1967 Baer,B Pension sys. memb.-concerns REF SSG

S1968 Sarlo,P Homeland Security Tech. Sys. Ctr.-estab. REF SLP

S1969 Sarlo,P Traffic control signals-interference REF STR

S1970 Sarlo,P Children's protective eyewear-concerns REF SED

S1971 Bucco,A/Girgenti,J+2 Vet's monument, Roxbury Twp-restore;$10K REF SLP

S1972 Scutari,N Consumer Fraud Act-concerns REF SCM

S1973 Allen,D/Kean,T Substance abuse treatment prog.;$10M REF SHH

S1974 Singer,R Foundation for Tech. Advancement;$75K REF SEG

S1975 Singer,R Stewardship of forests-concerns REF SEG

S1976 Singer,R Parking fees, cert. mun.-auth imposition REF SCU

S1977 Singer,R Shopping ctr. leases-concerns REF SCM

S1978 Palaia,J Revaluation relief abatement-prov St aid REF SCU

S1979 Palaia,J Prop. tax deferral asst.-concerns REF SCU

S1980 Palaia,J Reassessment compliance plans-concerns REF SCU

S1981 Rice,R Energy, util. svc.-exempts sale REF SEG

S1982 Bark,M Dam repair orders-concerns REF SEN

S1983 Bark,M Retire The Debt Acct.-creates REF SBA

S1984 Connors,L/Asselta,N Police training-concerns REF SLP

S1985 Gormley,W+2 Home-sch students-concerns scholarships REF SED

S1986 Sweeney,S Journeyman electricians-concerns REF SLA

S1987 Vitale,J/Inverso,P Contractor pol. contrib.-impose limits REF SSG

S1988 Kean,T Alco. w/out liquid machines-proh. sale REF SLP

SJR53 Rice,R American Heros Day-desig. September 11 REF SLP

SR76 Palaia,J Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-concern REF SJU

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A1188 AcaAa (2R) Quigley,J/Impreveduto,A MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb. REP

A2444 AcaSca (2R) Bateman,C/McKeon,J+1 Contaminated prop.-concerns liab. REP/SCA

S341 Sca (1R) Sarlo,P Personal Rapid Transit-conduct study REP/SCA

S1139 Littell,R/Coniglio,J+1 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf REP

S1239 Sca (1R) Inverso,P+1 Depository instit.-concerns REP/SCA

S1336 Buono,B/Sweeney,S Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence REP without recommendation

S1374 Sca (1R) McNamara,H Contaminated prop.-concerns liab. REP/SCA

S1703 Sca (1R) Kyrillos,J/Sarlo,P+1 Dollar-A-Day veh. insur.-concerns REP/SCA

S1805 Baer,B MV risk mgmt.-use of cert. tech. REP

S1816 Bryant,W/Coniglio,J+2 Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$70.6M REP

S1817 Gill,N/Martin,R+2 Northern NJ-park devel.;$22.468M REP

S1818 Karcher,E/Palaia,J Central NJ-park devel.;$16.181M REP

S1819 Adler,J/Sweeney,S+1 Southern NJ-park devel.;$17.623M REP

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

S1820 Sca (1R) Smith,B/Lance,L+2 Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$75M REP

S1821 Rice,R/Bryant,W Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M REP

S1822 Kenny,B Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$120K REP

S1823 Sweeney,S/Madden,F+1 Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M REP

S1824 Bark,M/Bryant,W Farmland preserv.-pinelands;$8M REP

S1825 Karcher,E/Bryant,W+1 Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M REP

S1826 Turner,S/Bryant,W Nonprofit org.-farmland preserv.;$2.5M REP

S1827 Lance,L/Sweeney,S+1 Farmland preserv. purposes;$52.4M REP

S1835 Sacco,N/Ciesla,A E-ZPass theft-fourth degree crime REP

S1836 Sacco,N MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb. REP

S1863 Smith,B Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants REP

S1881 Sarlo,P Contractors' Regis. Act-delay REP

S1895 Sca (1R) Bryant,W Dam safety-concerns REP/SCA

S1987 Vitale,J/Inverso,P Contractor pol. contrib.-impose limits REP

SCR99 Vitale,J/Rice,R Pub. Health, Env. & Agric. Lab.-approves REP

SJR45 Bucco,A/Sarlo,P Ital.-Amer. Hist./Heritage Mo-desig Oct. REP

Bills Referred/SBA:

S1139 Littell,R/Coniglio,J+1 Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1336 Buono,B/Sweeney,S Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence

S1863 Smith,B Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants

Co-Sponsors Added:

S1239 Sca (1R) (Gill,N)

S1292 (Coniglio,J)

S1416 (Kean,T)

S1703 Sca (1R) (Gill,N)

S1816 (Sarlo,P)

S1817 (Sarlo,P)

S1819 (Singer,R)

S1820 Sca (1R) (Sarlo,P)

S1831 Scs (SCS) (Coniglio,J)

S1924 (McNamara,H)

S1964 (Singer,R; McNamara,H; Cardinale,G)

S1971 (Inverso,P; Sarlo,P)

S1985 (Adler,J; Martin,R)

S1987 (Codey,R; Kean,T; Lance,L)

SCR105 (Connors,L)

Co-Prime Sponsors Added:

S1959 (Connors,L)

The Senate adjourned at 5:27 P.M. to meet again on Monday, October 25, 2004 (SESSION).


Bills Introduced:

A3362 Greenwald,L/Cryan,J Special ed. costs, cert.;$18.3M REF AED

A3363 Diegnan,P/Malone,J+1 Teaching staff, prof. devel.-St. support REF AED

A3364 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P Elections, nonpartisan mun.-concerns REF ASG

A3365 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+2 MV commercial regis.-extend to 12 months REF ATR

A3366 Diegnan,P/Conners,J+2 Mortgages of record-concern cancellation REF AFI

A3367 Diegnan,P/Barnes,P+1 DWI, third-permanent lic. suspension REF ALP

A3368 Chivukula,U Trustee appts., cert.-concerns REF AHO

A3369 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L+13 Pub. transp, sr cit/disab-concerns fares REF ATR

A3370 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Dam safety-concerns REF AEN

Bills Introduced: (cont'd)

A3371 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F High-Hazard Potential dams-concerns REF AEN

A3372 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Dam repair and reconstruction;$50M REF AEN

A3373 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Dam repair orders-concerns REF AEN

A3374 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Emerg. bldg. inspectors-concerns REF AHO

A3375 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Divorce, collaborative-estab. REF AJU

A3376 Merkt,R/Gregg,G Camp. contrib., cert-proh, St contractor REF ASG

A3377 Mayer,D Mercury thermometers-bans sale REF AEN

A3378 Mayer,D/Smith,R Pet cemeteries-proh. maintenance fees REF AAN

A3379 Cohen,N Small emp. health benf coverage-concerns REF AFI

A3380 Hackett,M Substance abuse treatment fac.;$100M REF AHH

A3381 Cohen,N Judicial Retir. Sys.-concerns retir. REF ASG

A3382 Azzolina,J/Thompson,S Sch. dist. budgets-concerns REF AED

A3383 Cohen,N/Cryan,J Hemophilia Svcs.;$200K REF AHH

A3384 Cohen,N Major retailers-background check of emp. REF ACO

A3385 Gregg,G/Cohen,N Auto insur., cert.-concerns REF AFI

A3386 Gregg,G/Baroni,B Special ed. expenditures-prov. St. aid REF AED

A3387 Kean,S Reassessment compliance plans-concerns REF AHO

A3388 Kean,S Prop. tax deferral asst.-concerns REF AHO

A3389 Kean,S Revaluation relief abatement-prov St aid REF AHO

A3390 Chivukula,U/Greenstein,L Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove REF ATU

A3391 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Surviving spouse, cert. vet-annual comp REF AMV

A3392 Rumpf,B/Connors,C Polling place accessibility-improve REF ASI

A3393 Gregg,G/Caraballo,W Spam Deterrence Act REF ATU

A3394 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Retire The Debt Acct.-creates REF AAP

A3395 Greenwald,L/Bramnick,J+13 Corp. bus. tax-net operating loss deduct REF AAP

A3396 Cruz-Perez,N/Chivukula,U Notices to cert. emp.-concerns language REF ALA

A3397 Myers,C/Merkt,R+2 Punitive damages-concerns REF AJU

A3398 Van Drew,J/Egan,J Devel. Subsidy Job Goals Acct. Act REF ALA

A3399 Chiappone,A Contaminated prop.-concerns REF AEN

A3401 Dancer,R Mayors, former-solemnize marriages REF AJU

A3402 Mayer,D/Van Drew,J Sch. supplies, donated-corp bus tax cred REF AED

A3403 Gregg,G/Conners,J Deeds-concerns the recordation REF AJU

A3404 Carroll,M Voter id at polling place-concerns REF ASG

A3405 Corodemus,S/Azzolina,J Harassment prev. prog.;$70K REF AED

A3406 Corodemus,S Local capital budgets-concerns REF AHO

A3407 Van Drew,J Ambulatory care fac., cert.-concerns REF AHH

A3408 Van Drew,J Constr. delays-award penal. to cert. bus REF ATR

A3409 Corodemus,S EMT training certifications-concerns REF ALP

A3410 Chatzidakis,L/Bodine,F Sch. day extension-concerns REF AED

A3411 Russo,D/O'Toole,K Commercial trailers-concerns REF ATR

A3412 Mayer,D/Voss,J+14 Domestic viol.-concerns REF AJU

A3413 Mayer,D/Previte,M+17 Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative REF ALA

A3414 Wisniewski,J/Biondi,P Transp Trust Fd-restore fiscal integrity REF ATR

A3415 Greenstein,L Farmland, preserved-concerns REF AAN

A3416 Greenstein,L Voter regis. sys., Statewide-estab. REF ASG

A3417 Van Drew,J/Johnson,G Plant closings, cert-prenotification req REF ALA

A3418 Conover,K/Cruz-Perez,N+1 Motorized recreational conveyance-prot. REF ACO

A3419 McHose,A/Gregg,G Pupil transp., cert.-concerns REF AED

A3420 Conover,K/Van Drew,J+1 Prof. boxing-concerns med. insur. REF ATG

A3421 Panter,M/Morgan,R Contractor pol. contrib.-impose limits REF ASG

ACR195 Bodine,F/Chatzidakis,L Statutes-Loc. Mandate Council examine REF AHO

ACR196 Gregg,G/Chivukula,U+2 St. spending, annual-concerns REF AAP

ACR197 Gregg,G/Chivukula,U+2 Annual spending limits-co, mun, sch dist REF AAP

AR211 Chivukula,U/Caraballo,W WWOR-TV-FCC proh. relocation REF ATU

AR212 Kean,S Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-concern REF AHO

Bills Reported from Committee/Given 2nd Reading:

A559 Acs (ACS) Chivukula,U/Smith,R+1 Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns REP/ACS

A728 Bodine,F/Connors,C+1 Domestic security preparedness-website REP

A754 Cohen,N/Bateman,C MV points-concerns REP

A942 Connors,C/Bodine,F+2 Terrorism, org that support-civil action REP

A2404 Cohen,N+1 Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch REP

A2445 Stender,L/Cohen,N Child restraint sys.-inspector immunity REP

A2535 Aca (1R) Steele,A+2 Special pay plans-estab. REP/ACA

A2657 Voss,J/Stanley,C Safe Sch. Resource Off. Training Academy REP

A2660 Voss,J/Previte,M+1 Domestic viol. pub. awareness campaign REP

A2890 Chivukula,U/O'Toole,K+1 Asian Amer. Study Foundation-estab. REP

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

A3013/3421 Acs (ACS) Greenstein,L/Weinberg,L Pol. contrib. by bus. entities-concerns REP/ACS

A3249 Aca (1R) Smith,R Fish & game prot. assn memb-concern auth REP/ACA

A3358 Aca (1R) Quigley,J/Vas,J Ambulances, used-concerns sale REP/ACA

A3417 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J/Johnson,G Plant closings, cert-prenotification req REP/ACA

ACR126 Gusciora,R Truck restrict in NJ-advise Canada REP

ACR188 Aca (1R) Blee,F Sch. nurses-concerns ratios to students REP/ACA

ACR208 Burzichelli,J/Quigley,J Rep Natl Convention-reimb security costs REP

AJR58 Gusciora,R/Watson Coleman,B Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area REP

AR86 Greenwald,L/Previte,M+13 Radium in groundwater-Gov. address REP

AR203 Chiappone,A Mercury emissions-urge Presid. reduce REP

S452 Sca (1R) Kean,T/Lesniak,R Special pay plans-estab. REP

Bills Reported Referred/AAP:

A781 Gusciora,R/Van Drew,J+25 Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act REP REF AAP

A1200/2033 Acs (ACS) Quigley,J/Blee,F+6 Lic. restoration fee-concerns REP/ACS REF AAP

A2265 Acs (ACS) Cohen,N/Russo,D Admin. Law Judges Retir. Sys.-estab. REP/ACS REF AAP

A2984/2086/2209 Acs (ACS) Mayer,D/Gordon,R MV fines-concerns REP/ACS REF AAP

A3244 Aca (1R) Van Drew,J Hist. preserv tax cred pilot prog-create REP/ACA REF AAP

A3310 Sires,A/Gordon,R St. police recruit class, addl.;$5M REP REF AAP

A3360 Aca (1R) Chivukula,U/Cohen,N+1 Digital divide pilot prog.-estab. REP/ACA REF AAP

ACR1 Aca (1R) Sires,A/Watson Coleman,B+2 Off. of Lieutenant Gov.-estab. REP/ACA REF AAP

Bills Combined:

A2033 Munoz,E Parking tickets-concerns COMB/W A1200 (ACS)

A2086 Bateman,C/DeCroce,A+2 MV fines, cert.-decreases COMB/W A2984/2209 (ACS)

A2209 Merkt,R+3 MV fines, cert.-revises COMB/W A2984/2086 (ACS)

A3421 Panter,M/Morgan,R Contractor pol. contrib.-impose limits COMB/W A3013 (ACS)

Co-Sponsors Added:

A266 (Azzolina,J; Wolfe,D; Holzapfel,J; Malone,J)

A281 Aca (1R) (Kean,S)

A728 (Rumpf,B)

A780 (Morgan,R)

A942 (Rumpf,B)

A1331 (Diegnan,P)

A2063 (Hackett,M)

A2133 (Hackett,M; Burzichelli,J)

A2193 (Hackett,M)

A2535 Aca (1R) (Conners,J)

A2547 (Hackett,M)

A2586 (Conners,J)

A3157 (Vas,J)

A3161 (Conover,K; Chivukula,U; Blee,F)

A3186 (Johnson,G)

A3288 (Van Drew,J; McKeon,J; Quigley,J; Hackett,M)

A3319 (Diegnan,P; Green,J)

ACR1 Aca (1R) (Hackett,M; Weinberg,L)

ACR99 (Baroni,B)

AJR105 (Cryan,J)

Second Prime Sponsors Added:

A1573 (Diegnan,P)

A2275 (Watson Coleman,B)

A2599 (Greenstein,L)

Third Prime Sponsors Added:

A204 (Johnson,G)

A2030 (Gordon,R)

A2445 (Wisniewski,J)

Third Prime Sponsors Added: (cont'd)

A2657 (Vas,J)

A3360 Aca (1R) (Vas,J)

ACR1 Aca (1R) (Greenstein,L)

Fourth Prime Sponsors Added:

A204 (Caraballo,W)

A781 (Manzo,L)

ACR1 Aca (1R) (Burzichelli,J)

The Assembly adjourned at 6:11 P.M. to meet again on Thursday, October 21, 2004 (QUORUM, Committee Groups "A" and "B" scheduled to meet).

Bills Passed Both Houses/Sent To Governor:


Bills Signed Into Law Since Last Session (10/14/2004):