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Vol. XXIII No. 3 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: January 26, 1999 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A45 [Stuhltrager, Gary W./Bodine, Francis L.+5], Farmland preserv. proj.;$26.5M

A46 [Cottrell, Melvin/Kramer, Paul+4], Farmland preserv., central NJ

A47 [Garrett, E. Scott/Lance, Leonard+3], Farmland preserv., northern NJ

A161 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], Mortgage of record-means of canceling

A210 [Bodine, Francis L./Felice, Nicholas R.+2], Engineers-liab. immunity

A928 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.+1], Sexually oriented bus.-reg. location

A1132 [Garrett, E. Scott/Corodemus, Steve+1], Export finan. co.-limited liab. corp.

A1323 [Heck, Rose Marie/Cohen, Neil M.+8], Small-Med Bus Child Care Consortium Prog

A1635 [Weingarten, Joel/O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Household workers-simplify emp reporting

A1669 [Garrett, E. Scott/Arnone, Michael J.+5], Neighborhood & Bus. Child Care Tax Prog.

A1692 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Wisniewski, John S.], CATV-refund and rate change notices

A2121 [Talarico, Guy F./Asselta, Nicholas+68], Health/dental insur. claims-concern pymt

A2321 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Russo, David C.+24], Defibrillator-immunity for emer. med svc

A2370 [Geist, George F./Lance, Leonard+11], Candidates-expands definition

A2623 [Gregg, Guy R./Roberts, Joseph J.+5], Driv. lic.-auth. ten yr.

S7 [Inverso, Peter A./O'Connor, Edward T.], Electric, gas util.-restructures

S10 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Robertson, Norman M.+20], Mun. St. aid-inflation adjustment incr.

S54 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Martin, Robert J.], Alimony-prov. limited duration

S57 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.+7], Student loan, nonpymt.-suspend cert. lic

S343 [Allen, Diane/Kosco, Louis F.+4], Neighborhood & Bus. Child Care Tax Prog.

S344 [Allen, Diane/Kosco, Louis F.+1], Small-Med Bus Child Care Consortium Prog

S347 [Inverso, Peter A./Bryant, Wayne R.], Mortgage of record-means of canceling

S617 [Matheussen, John J.+1], Engineers-liab. immunity

S810 [Cardinale, Gerald], Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd.-memb.

S932 [Rice, Ronald L./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+3], Place of worship-penal. for crimes w/in

S936 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Matheussen, John J.+2], Zoning permit-mun issue w/in 5 bus. days

S947 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.], Death penal.-adds aggravating factor

S966 [Martin, Robert J./Allen, Diane+1], St. aid-dist. w/ low-income pupils

S1063 [Martin, Robert J./Zane, Raymond J.+1], Civil Penal. Enforce. Act-estab. new

S1086 [Cafiero, James S.], Wildwood City Sch. Dist.-adjust St aid

S1112 [Cardinale, Gerald], Life insur.-concerns policy forms use

S1148 [Sinagra, Jack/Codey, Richard J.+28], Health/dental insur. claims-prompt pymt.

S1194 [Bryant, Wayne R./Furnari, Garry J.], RICO statute-amends

S1196 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Check Cashers Regulatory Act-amends

S1223 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Prepaid funeral agreements-concerns

S1232 [O'Connor, Edward T./Gormley, William L.+12], Superior Ct. judgeships-creates 8 addl.

S1279 [Martin, Robert J./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.

S1354 [Cafiero, James S./Allen, Diane+2], Stalking law-amend to incl. child victim

S1391 [Bassano, C. Louis/Cardinale, Gerald], Obscene material, under 18-crime

S1394 [Schluter, William E./O'Connor, Edward T.], Candidate, possible-comply w/contrib req

S1436 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], False alarms, initiating-upgrades crime

S1456 [Singer, Robert W./Sinagra, Jack+2], Defibrillators-civil liab. immunity

S1473 [Zane, Raymond J.], Sexual assault, minors-modify statutes

S1484 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Life insur. policies-pymt. of proceeds

S1505 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Turner, Shirley K.], Driv. lic.-auth. ten yr.

S1526 [Bennett, John O./Bucco, Anthony R.], Sexually oriented bus.-reg. location

S1546 [Zane, Raymond J./Bark, Martha W.], Farmland preserv. proj.;$26.5M

S1547 [Singer, Robert W./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Farmland preserv., central NJ

S1548 [Schluter, William E./Littell, Robert E.], Farmland preserv., northern NJ

S1584 [Connors, Leonard T./Rice, Ronald L.], Council on Loc. Mandates-clarify status

S1632 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Household workers-simplify emp reporting

SJR30 [Bassano, C. Louis], Jewish War Vet. Mem. Hwy-desig. Rt. 24

SJR39 [Allen, Diane/Bark, Martha W.+3], Domestic Viol. Awareness Month-Oct. 1998

SR59 [Connors, Leonard T.], Honesty in Sweepstakes Act-Cong. enact

SR61 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Sandy Hook mil artifact-reconsider reloc

SR62 [Bennett, John O./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Agric. Research, Reform Act-restore fd.



THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1999 (continued)



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 9:30 AM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

SCR87 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Med. protocol regs, DOBI-not leg. intent



ASSEMBLY SESSION 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A16 [DiGaetano, Paul/Bagger, Richard H.+6], Electric & gas util.-restructures

A29 [Collins, Jack/Faulkner, Kenneth W.+19], Delaware Riv, Bay Region econ devel;$20M

A415 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony+3], Orthotists & prosthetist-revise lic prov

A548 [Rooney, John E./Garcia, Raul+1], Contaminated home-prov low interest loan

A550 [Rooney, John E./Romano, Louis A.+1], Haz. contaminant cleanup-regis. prog.

A560 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.], Trains, warning sounds-exempts cert.

A788 [Stuhltrager, Gary W.], Purchasing off., co.-5 yr. reappt.

A995 [Zisa, Charles/Weinberg, Loretta], Towing operators-accept cash or credit

A1026 [Zisa, Charles/Stanley, Craig A.+8], Drug free zone-playgrounds

A1631 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Tax records, nonofficial exam.-offense

A1639 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+11], Auto insur. rate reduction-concerns

A1676 [Gibson, John C./Corodemus, Steve+25], Shore Prot. Fd.-incr. amt credited to fd

A1775 [Azzolina, Joseph/Arnone, Michael J.], Devel. improvements-standardized forms

A1798 [Corodemus, Steve/Russo, David C.+3], Playground safety-DCA promulgate regs.

A1913 [Wisniewski, John S./Bateman, Christopher+5], Dental procedures-health insur. cover

A1931 [Weingarten, Joel+2], Collateral prot. insur.-reg. purch.

A2099 [Garrett, E. Scott+1], Campground fac.-clarify owners rights

A2171 [Cohen, Neil M./DiGaetano, Paul], Money laundering-revises statutory law

A2174 [Cohen, Neil M./DiGaetano, Paul], Check Cashers Regulatory Act-amends

A2217 [Wolfe, David W./Doria, Joseph V.+7], Higher ed. student asst.-consolidates

A2246 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+10], Stalking law-amends

A2321 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Russo, David C.+24], Defibrillator-immunity for emer. med svc

A2367 [Bagger, Richard H./Wolfe, David W.+5], St. tuition prog. accts-taxation excl.

A2419 [Felice, Nicholas R./Impreveduto, Anthony+12], Spinal Cord Research Fd.-grant prog.

A2449 [Luongo, Gerald J./Moran, Jeffrey W.+2], Franchise Practices Act-makes changes

A2471 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph], Spotswood Boro, new mun. bldg.;$1.5M

A2536 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Galloway Twp. surplus prop.-auth. sale

A2684 [Charles, Joseph/Doria, Joseph V.+6], Food Stamps prog.;$7.5M

A2807 [Luongo, Gerald J./Kelly, John V.+1], Loc. pub. contract-req cert items w/ bid

A2833 [Felice, Nicholas R.], St. contract-new policy effective 8/1/99

A2842 [Felice, Nicholas R.], St. contract-new policy effective 8/1/99

AJR49 [Lance, Leonard/Charles, Joseph+3], Pub. off.-estab comm. to review salaries

AR112 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.+13], Muscular dystrophy research-incr funding

AR123 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+3], Community Resid Fac Site Selection-estab

S88 [Palaia, Joseph A./Turner, Shirley K.+4], Carbon monoxide detector-req resid. prop

S164 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Bryant, Wayne R.], Devel. improvements-standardized forms

S206 [Sinagra, Jack/Palaia, Joseph A.+3], Playground safety-DCA promulgate regs.

S323 [Littell, Robert E.+3], Health info. electronic data tech.-devel

S375 [Kenny, Bernard F./Allen, Diane+4], Food Stamp Prog.-reimb. admin. costs

S891 [Martin, Robert J./Bassano, C. Louis+6], Inmates, cert.-mental health treatment

S946 [Bennett, John O./Singer, Robert W.], Loc. pub. contract-req cert items w/ bid

S1093 [Cardinale, Gerald/Lesniak, Raymond J.+4], Franchise Practices Act-makes changes

S1438 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], St. contract-new policy effective 8/1/99



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 9:00 AM

Room 319, State House, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Weingarten, Joel

NPL4424DLPS,LawrencevilleNJ:NPL4425DLPS,Whippany NJ: NPL4160Various Agencies,NewarkNJ:NPL3721DEP,TrentonNJ:NPL3722DEP,TrentonNJ:NPL3831DEP, TrentonNJ:NPL3915DEP,TrentonNJ:NPL3964DEP,DOL,TrentonNJ:NPL4101DEP,TrentonNJ:NPL4426DHS,TrentonNJ.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1999 (continued)



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Abbott Subcommittee 10:15 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Gormley, William L. / Sen. Baer, Byron M.

Steve Barnett, from the Center for Early Education at Rutgers University, will present his report: Early Childhood Education in the Abbott Districts: Children's Needs and the Need for High Quality Programs.



Intergovernmental Relations Commission 10:00 AM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:9B-1, items on the Commission agenda will include:

Organization of the Commission; Approval of FY 2000 Budget; Designation of statutory appointments.



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1999



Joint Committee on the Public Schools State Takeover Subcommittee Meeting 10:00 AM Room 319, State House, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Asm. O'Toole, Kevin J. / Sen. O'Connor, Edward T.

Commissioner of Education, Dr. Leo Klagholz,will present update on the status of State-operated school districts of Jersey City, Paterson & Newark. Address inquiries to

M. Schulz at 609-633-6787.



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1999



Task Force on the Availability of Homeowners' Insurance in the Coastal Region Meeting 3:00 PM Surf City Borough Hall, Surf City, NJ

Chair: Asm. Asselta, Nicholas



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1999



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

SCR87 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Med. protocol regs, DOBI-not leg. intent



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet



Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A2136 [Myers, Connie+2], Mun. land, cert.-roll-back taxes, exempt

A2732 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Sire Stake Prog.-concerns elig.

ACR31 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Fishing-affirms the equal rights

AR143 [Azzolina, Joseph/Corodemus, Steve+2], Sandy Hook Recreation Area-concerns



* Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

A1077 [Collins, Jack/Wright, Barbara], Gift certificates-valid until redeemed

A1756 [Weinberg, Loretta], Mailing lists, sale-reg.

A2818 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Psychoanalysts St. Cert. Act

ACR144 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.], Barbers-issue postage stamp

AR76 [Kelly, John V./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Priv. test preparation sch.-investigate



Assembly Environment Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

A2433 [Gregg, Guy R.], Hosp. disinfectants-emissions regs.

A2537 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Asselta, Nicholas+2], Dredging Bond Act, various proj;$20.736M

A2615 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Thompson, Samuel D.], Water supply fac., upgrade;$24.206M

A2726 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.], Beach Erosion Comm.-leg. memb, 2-yr term

AJR61 [Wright, Barbara/Kramer, Paul+2], Washington Victory Trail-desig. cert rds

S986 [Singer, Robert W.], Hosp. disinfectants-emissions regs.

S1425 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Bennett, John O.+2], Dredging Bond Act, various proj;$20.732M

S1518 [McNamara, Henry P.], Water supply fac.-upgrade;$24.206M

Pending Introduction & Referral:

AR159 [Corodemus, Steve], Earth Day-April 22, 1999





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999 (continued)



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A2363 [Talarico, Guy F./Biondi, Peter J.+3], Crim. cases-peremptory challenges

A2438 [Talarico, Guy F./Heck, Rose Marie], Post-conviction proceeding-guidelines

A2439 [Talarico, Guy F./Heck, Rose Marie], Victim's family memb.-attend execution

A2637 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Smith, Tom], Death penal.-adds aggravating factor

AR126 [Talarico, Guy F.], Capital cases-expedite appeals

AR130 [Talarico, Guy F.], Capital cases-specialized judges

AR131 [Talarico, Guy F.], Post-conviction review procedure-concern

S947 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.+5], Death penal.-adds aggravating factor



Assembly Labor Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

Immediately following the Committee meeting, the Committee will review developments in job training programs in New Jersey. This will include a presentation by representatives of the State Employment and Training Commission (SETC) regarding progress in New Jersey's implementation of the recently enacted federal Workforce Investment Act. Those persons wishing to testify should provide 12 copies of their written testimony on the day of the meeting.

A1647 [Gregg, Guy R./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+8], Workers comp.-self employed elig.

A1711 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/LeFevre, Kenneth C.+2], Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M

A1762 [Geist, George F./Kramer, Paul+4], Pub. contracts-immigration law provision

A1829 [Wolfe, David W.+1], Emp. asst. prog.-pub. emp.

A2161 [Kelly, John V./Doria, Joseph V.], Pub. works contractors-register w/DOL

A2803 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], Carnival-Amusement Ride Safety Bd-memb.



* Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A2472 [Luongo, Gerald J.], Pub. works contracts-qual. of bidders

A2480 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Loc. govt. retiree, cert.-continue benf.

A2559 [Bateman, Christopher/Friscia, Arline M.+15], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

A2621 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+5], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A2839 [Doria, Joseph V./DiGaetano, Paul], SHBP benf., loc. govt. retirees-concerns

AR40 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Weingarten, Joel], Grover Cleveland Library-memor. Cong.



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Hearing 2:00 PM

Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

The Committee will take testimony from county solid waste officials on the evolution of county solid waste management activities since recent state and federal court decisions rendered NJ's overall solid waste management system unconstitutional.



* Assembly Advisory Council on Women 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

The Advisory Council will take testimony from representatives of state and private entities concerning the current adoption process and will investigate recommendations to improve and expedite the adoption process.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1999



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

























FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1999



* Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits, 50 W. State St., Trenton, NJ

Comments on bills should be submitted at least one week in advance.

A2268 [Bagger, Richard H./Blee, Francis J.+1], SHBP med. savings acct. option-prov.

A2490 [Garcia, Raul], PERS memb.-purch. credit for pub. svc.

A2491 [Garcia, Raul], Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA

A2559 [Bateman, Christopher/Friscia, Arline M.+15], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

A2589 [Kelly, John V./DiGaetano, Paul+1], Bd. of ed., pension fds.-revise benf.

A2621 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+5], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A2679 [Jones, LeRoy J.], PERS vet. memb.-purch. svc. cred.

S1175 [Lipman, Wynona M./Rice, Ronald L.], City of Newark, cert.-enroll in PERS

S1359 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], SHBP med. savings acct. option-prov.

S1459 [Bark, Martha W.], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

S1503 [Codey, Richard J.], Bd of ed. pension fds-revise memb. benf.

S1519 [Adler, John H.], PFRS benf.-include longevity pay



THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, MARCH 15, 1999



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



State House Commission 9:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee 9:00 AM

Room 319, State House, Trenton, NJ

Chair:Asm. Weingarten, Joel



MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1999



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced