407 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618  (609)695-3481
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William G. Dressel Jr, Executive Director - Michael J. Darcey, CAE, Asst Executive Director
Legislative Bulletin
Updated May 12, 2002
Assembly Bills Senate Bills

Scales of Justice

New Publication!
2001 LAWS OF INTEREST TO
NEW JERSEY MUNICIPALITIES

Scales of Justice

TENTH ANNIVERSARY

Over 125 measures affecting municipal affairs became law during the final session of the 209th New Jersey Legislative term. For the tenth consecutive year, the League is publishing the complete text of these laws enacted in 2001.

Provides immediate access to enacted 2000 laws

Highly rated, quick reference desk copy

Invaluable asset for busy municipal officials

 

PRICE: $25.00 Members* $35.00 Non-Members
*Only municipalities (in the state of New Jersey) who are dues-paying members of the League may take advantage of the Member Price.

Click Here for Printable Order Form

 


You can order bill copies electronically by placing a check in the box to the left of the bill(s) you want to receive, then complete the recipient information form and press the Submit button at the bottom of this page.

SENATE BILLS
REQ. BILL NO.
AND
SPONSOR
BILL SUMMARY CURRENT STATUS LEAGUE
POSITION
A-Approve
O=Oppose

S-51
Kavanaugh, Walter J.

Requires males to comply with federal selective service law as condition of State and political subdivision employment.

Same as A-2185
Passed Senate

O

S-169
Smith, Bob

The "New Jersey Clean Water Trust Fund Act."

A good idea, but the League believes that instead of a "tax", this will be better if funded by the General Fund. Municipalities would need to be reimbursed for costs.
Senate Environment Committee

O

S-403
Kyrillos, Joseph M.

Clarifies commencement of taxability of portions of certain tax exempt buildings; continues tax exemption for portions of tax exempt buildings used for State mandated preschool and kindergarten purposes. Passed Senate; Referred To Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee
A

S-642
Inverso, Peter
A. Bucco, Anthony R.

Provides that certain municipal records and certain information held by nonprofit organizations concerning persons under age 18 will not be publicly accessible. Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee A

S-1104
Bagger, Richard H.

Requires build out analysis as part of master plan reexamination report.

Same as A-1784
Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee O

S-1211
Suliga, Joseph
Furnari, Garry J.

Creates PFRS deferred retirement option program (DROP).

Costly for municipalities and discriminates against members of other pension systems.
2nd Reading in Senate; referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee O
S-1341
Matheussen, John J.
Allen, Diane B.
Designated as the Senior Property Tax Freeze Protection Act; extends annual deadline for filing application for homestead property tax reimbursement to June 30th.

Same as A-2161
Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee A*
S-1433
Sweeney, Stephen M.
Revises process for governmental energy aggregation.

See A-2165
Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Committee A*


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ASSEMBLY BILLS
REQ. BILL NO.
AND
SPONSOR
BILL SUMMARY CURRENT STATUS LEAGUE
POSITION
A-Approve
O=Oppose

A-1703
Cohen, Neil M.

Concerns predatory lending practices.

Legislation is needed, but this bill needs work.

Assembly Banking and Insurance Committee

O

A-1784
Kean, Thomas H.

Requires buildout analysis as part of master plan reexaminiation report.

We agree with the sponsor that buildout analysis is a good idea. But this mandates the use of the analysis; no funding in the bill.
Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee O

A-2133
Conaway, Herb
Conners, Jack

Eliminates requirement that municipalities keep certain certificates of searches for municipal liens as permanent record; requires Division of Archives and Records Management to promulgate retention schedule. 2nd Reading in Assembly A

A-2148
Caraballo, Wilfredo
Sarlo, Paul A.

Authorizes municipalities to incur debt to finance shelter and care of animals by nonprofit organizations. Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee A

A-2161
Geist, George F.
Connors, Christopher J.

Designated as the Senior Property Tax Freeze Protection Act; extends annual deadline for filing application for homestead property tax reimbursement to June 30th. Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee A

A-2165
Burzichelli, John J.
Fisher, Douglas H.

Revises process for governmental energy aggregation.

A great bill, but it needs to be amended to make it easier to get on the "no call" list.
Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee A*

A-2185
Kean, Thomas H.
Biondi, Peter J.

Requires males to comply with federal selective service law as condition of State and political subdivision employment.

It is not the duty or function of municipal government to verify compliance with Federal selective service law.
Assembly State Government Committee O

A-2193
McKeon, John F.

Makes paid leave to attend police and firefighter conventions discretionary. Assembly State Government Committee A

Recipient Information


First Name Last Name
Street Address
P.O. Box
(Optional)
City State
Zip/Postal Code E-Mail Address
Day Phone Number Fax Number (Optional)

You can now order bill copies electronically by placing a check in the box to the left of the bill(s) and pressing

It's easy and it's fast.
Or, just "Fax" your bill copy requests to: (609) 695-5156

(press to clear the choices and recipient information)


You can now view and print bills immediately by clicking on the
NJ STATE LEGISLATURE BILL ROOM


Please e-mail your questions to Bulletin Staff at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities

As Close As Your Telephone

There are no formal procedures involved in getting information or assistance from the League office. Merely telephone or write - whichever is more convenient. You will receive prompt, knowledgeable a NJLM - May 2002 Legislative Bulletin


407 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618  (609)695-3481
 NJLM logo 

William G. Dressel Jr, Executive Director - Michael J. Darcey, CAE, Asst Executive Director
Legislative Bulletin
Updated May 12, 2002
Assembly Bills Senate Bills

Scales of Justice

New Publication!
2001 LAWS OF INTEREST TO
NEW JERSEY MUNICIPALITIES

Scales of Justice

TENTH ANNIVERSARY

Over 125 measures affecting municipal affairs became law during the final session of the 209th New Jersey Legislative term. For the tenth consecutive year, the League is publishing the complete text of these laws enacted in 2001.

Provides immediate access to enacted 2000 laws

Highly rated, quick reference desk copy

Invaluable asset for busy municipal officials

 

PRICE: $25.00 Members* $35.00 Non-Members
*Only municipalities (in the state of New Jersey) who are dues-paying members of the League may take advantage of the Member Price.

Click Here for Printable Order Form

 


You can order bill copies electronically by placing a check in the box to the left of the bill(s) you want to receive, then complete the recipient information form and press the Submit button at the bottom of this page.

SENATE BILLS
REQ. BILL NO.
AND
SPONSOR
BILL SUMMARY CURRENT STATUS LEAGUE
POSITION
A-Approve
O=Oppose

S-51
Kavanaugh, Walter J.

Requires males to comply with federal selective service law as condition of State and political subdivision employment.

Same as A-2185
Passed Senate

O

S-169
Smith, Bob

The "New Jersey Clean Water Trust Fund Act."

A good idea, but the League believes that instead of a "tax", this will be better if funded by the General Fund. Municipalities would need to be reimbursed for costs.
Senate Environment Committee

O

S-403
Kyrillos, Joseph M.

Clarifies commencement of taxability of portions of certain tax exempt buildings; continues tax exemption for portions of tax exempt buildings used for State mandated preschool and kindergarten purposes. Passed Senate; Referred To Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee
A

S-642
Inverso, Peter
A. Bucco, Anthony R.

Provides that certain municipal records and certain information held by nonprofit organizations concerning persons under age 18 will not be publicly accessible. Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee A

S-1104
Bagger, Richard H.

Requires build out analysis as part of master plan reexamination report.

Same as A-1784
Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee O

S-1211
Suliga, Joseph
Furnari, Garry J.

Creates PFRS deferred retirement option program (DROP).

Costly for municipalities and discriminates against members of other pension systems.
2nd Reading in Senate; referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee O
S-1341
Matheussen, John J.
Allen, Diane B.
Designated as the Senior Property Tax Freeze Protection Act; extends annual deadline for filing application for homestead property tax reimbursement to June 30th.

Same as A-2161
Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee A*
S-1433
Sweeney, Stephen M.
Revises process for governmental energy aggregation.

See A-2165
Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Committee A*


Return to Top

 

ASSEMBLY BILLS
REQ. BILL NO.
AND
SPONSOR
BILL SUMMARY CURRENT STATUS LEAGUE
POSITION
A-Approve
O=Oppose

A-1703
Cohen, Neil M.

Concerns predatory lending practices.

Legislation is needed, but this bill needs work.

Assembly Banking and Insurance Committee

O

A-1784
Kean, Thomas H.

Requires buildout analysis as part of master plan reexaminiation report.

We agree with the sponsor that buildout analysis is a good idea. But this mandates the use of the analysis; no funding in the bill.
Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee O

A-2133
Conaway, Herb
Conners, Jack

Eliminates requirement that municipalities keep certain certificates of searches for municipal liens as permanent record; requires Division of Archives and Records Management to promulgate retention schedule. 2nd Reading in Assembly A

A-2148
Caraballo, Wilfredo
Sarlo, Paul A.

Authorizes municipalities to incur debt to finance shelter and care of animals by nonprofit organizations. Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee A

A-2161
Geist, George F.
Connors, Christopher J.

Designated as the Senior Property Tax Freeze Protection Act; extends annual deadline for filing application for homestead property tax reimbursement to June 30th. Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee A

A-2165
Burzichelli, John J.
Fisher, Douglas H.

Revises process for governmental energy aggregation.

A great bill, but it needs to be amended to make it easier to get on the "no call" list.
Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee A*

A-2185
Kean, Thomas H.
Biondi, Peter J.

Requires males to comply with federal selective service law as condition of State and political subdivision employment.

It is not the duty or function of municipal government to verify compliance with Federal selective service law.
Assembly State Government Committee O

A-2193
McKeon, John F.

Makes paid leave to attend police and firefighter conventions discretionary. Assembly State Government Committee A

Recipient Information


First Name Last Name
Street Address
P.O. Box
(Optional)
City State
Zip/Postal Code E-Mail Address
Day Phone Number Fax Number (Optional)

You can now order bill copies electronically by placing a check in the box to the left of the bill(s) and pressing

It's easy and it's fast.
Or, just "Fax" your bill copy requests to: (609) 695-5156

(press to clear the choices and recipient information)


You can now view and print bills immediately by clicking on the
NJ STATE LEGISLATURE BILL ROOM


Please e-mail your questions to Bulletin Staff at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities

As Close As Your Telephone

There are no formal procedures involved in getting information or assistance from the League office. Merely telephone or write - whichever is more convenient. You will receive prompt, knowledgeable attention to your problem. And remember - dues which your municipality pays, entitle you to use the League's information services at no extra cost, with the exception of small charges for the magazine and special reports. The League was created to serve local officials. It is your organization, your partnership. Take advantage of your membership.

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