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Vol. XXVII No. 5 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: January 31, 2003 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A511 [Cohen, Neil M./Impreveduto, Anthony/Friscia, Arline M./Moran, Jeffrey W./Ahearn, Matt+4], Contractors' Regis. Act

A588 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Guear, Gary L.+5], Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib

A719 [Greenstein, Linda R./Ahearn, Matt+3], Inmate release-crim. background check

A1503 [Doria, Joseph V./DiGaetano, Paul+1], Newborn screening prog-expands disorders

A1624 [Gusciora, Reed/Steele, Alfred E./Van Drew, Jeff/Asselta, Nicholas+2], Lifeguard pension benf.-revises

A2166 [McKeon, John F./Doria, Joseph V./Ahearn, Matt/Sarlo, Paul A./Wolfe, David W./Heck, Rose Marie], Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures

A2217 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Health dept, loc-crim. background check

A2428 [Previte, Mary T.+2], Statewide Tuition Waiver Prog.-creates

A2462 [Cohen, Neil M./Impreveduto, Anthony/Stanley, Craig A./Van Drew, Jeff/Vandervalk, Charlotte/Asselta, Nicholas+19], Medicaid prescription drug benf.-concern

A2585 [Gusciora, Reed], Haz. substance cleanup-changes law

A2586 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Weinberg, Loretta+2], Domestic viol.-concerns

A2617 [Johnson, Gordon M./Conaway, Herb+14], DNA testing-concerns

A2628 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+3], Remediation costs-bus. tax cred.

A2866 [Doria, Joseph V./Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba+4], NJ City Univ.;$185.376K

A2872 [Cohen, Neil M./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Co prosecutors-credits PERS svc.

A2888 [Greenstein, Linda R./Roberts, Joseph J.+3], DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children

S795 [Turner, Shirley K./Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures

S1983 [Singer, Robert W./Vitale, Joseph F.+5], DYFS-fingerprint/photograph children

Pending Referral:

A3158 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Newborn screening tests-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3268 [Burzichelli, John J./McKeon, John F./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Kinship care-concerns



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A2768 [Cohen, Neil M./Cryan, Joseph], Drugs-concerns clinical trial pymt.

A3012 [Cohen, Neil M.], Bail bonds-revise issuance procedures

A3176 [Farragher, Clare M.], Real estate transactions-concerns fds.

A3199 [Cohen, Neil M.], Check Casher Regulatory Act, 1993-revise

ACR79 [Cohen, Neil M.], ATM located on mil. base-proh. surcharge

S1845 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Drugs-concerns clinical trial pymt.



Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald

AR228 [Wisniewski, John S./Stender, Linda], Taiwan trade relations-strengthen

S75 [Rice, Ronald L.+1], Minority, women's bus.-documentation req

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3213 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Minority, women's bus.-documentation req



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003 (continued)



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A558 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Moran, Jeffrey W.+2], MV repairs-reg. after market parts

A1847 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Cigarette sale-concerns

A2990 [Van Drew, Jeff], Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

A3049 [Sires, Albio/Burzichelli, John J.], Cigarettes-concerns sale



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:30 AM

Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A587 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Guear, Gary L.+2], Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Comm.

A2840 [Cohen, Neil M./McKeon, John F./Hackett, Mims/Quigley, Joan M.+1], Human stem cell research-concerns

A3157 [Weinberg, Loretta/Conaway, Herb+1], Physician jt. purchasing alliance-estab.

S1909 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara+1], Human stem cell research-concerns



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A2223 [McKeon, John F.], Prop. tax-concerns exemp., cert bldgs.

A2998 [Wisniewski, John S./Friscia, Arline M.], Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns

A3001 [Kean, Sean T./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns

A3186 [Cohen, Neil M./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Co. cap base calculation-excl. cert. amt

S403 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Prop. tax-concerns exemp, cert bldgs.

S2069 [Palaia, Joseph A./Buono, Barbara/Furnari, Garry J./Vitale, Joseph F.+12], Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns

For Discussion Only:

A3162 [Green, Jerry], Handicapped accessible pub bldgs-concern

The Committee will be taking testimony concerning the role of county government in facilitating the sharing of services among municipalities and between municipalities and the county.



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A2266 [Cryan, Joseph/Caraballo, Wilfredo+7], MV restricted use lic.-concerns

A2431 [Gusciora, Reed+2], Booster seats in limos-concerns

A2901 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+2], Leaving scene of accident-upgrade penal.

A3002 [Holzapfel, James W.], Traffic fine overpymts.-concerns

A3173 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.], Megan's Law-amends

A3195 [Johnson, Gordon M./Guear, Gary L.], Search/rescue dogs, kill, injure-penal.



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent

Authorities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton NJ

Chair: Asm. Guear, Gary L.

The Committee will take testimony on the status of compulsive gambling treatment, education and prevention programs in New Jersey and other states.



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2003 (continued)



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A2721 [Van Drew, Jeff], Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads

A3161 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Cable TV franchise fees-incr.

S668 [Codey, Richard J./Suliga, Joseph+3], CATV/telecommunications svc.-concerns

S812 [Cardinale, Gerald/Buono, Barbara+4], Electric Discount/Energy Act-clarifies

Pending Referral:

A-3281[Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff], Includes certain business practices of cable television companies as violations of "NJ Anti-trust Act."



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2003



SENATE QUORUM 11:30 AM Senate Chambers



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 11:00 AM Assembly Chambers



JOINT SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Joint Session to receive Governor's Annual Budget Address



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2003



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM 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 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

A2719 [Geist, George F./Moran, Jeffrey W.+5], Pinelands Comm.-concerns memb.

A3082 [Burzichelli, John J.], Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj

AR49 [Greenwald, Louis D./Previte, Mary T.+15], Radium in groundwater-Gov. address

For Discussion Only:

A2692 [Gusciora, Reed], Horseshoe crabs-proh taking



*Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Previte, Mary T.

A-3285 (Greenstein/Fisher) (pending intro) Requires DYFS to provide persons who report

child abuse to DYFS with written confirmation of receipt of report.

A3035 [Previte, Mary T./Burzichelli, John J.+14], Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council

A3109 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Children Prodict Safety Act

ACR31 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.+1], Nat'l Family Caregiver

Support-enact leg

S1515 [Inverso, Peter A.+2], Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council



*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

A176 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Quigley, Joan M.+4], Emerg. Mgt. Off. vol.-special lic. plate

A2206 [Quigley, Joan M./Guear, Gary L.], Domestic security preparedness-concerns

A3230 [Quigley, Joan M./Guear, Gary L.+6], Photo id cards-req. for health prof.

The Committee will receive testimony from Verizon representatives concerning Verizon's "Reverse 911" emergency notification system and other emergency communication services.



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A496 [Cohen, Neil M.], Human embryo, frozen-written directives

A1735 [Stanley, Craig A./Barnes, Peter J./Edwards, Willis/Pou, Nellie/Eagler, Peter C./Sarlo, Paul A.+3], Sr. cit. & disab.-crime of victimization

A2519 [Russo, David C./Weinberg, Loretta], Marriages-concerns validation

A2905 [Greenstein, Linda R./Merkt, Richard A.], Wills and estates-revises

S1762 [Cardinale, Gerald/Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Marriages-concerns validation



*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Friscia, Arline M.

A1763 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Malone, Joseph R.+2], Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf.

A1927 [Egan, Joseph V./Malone, Joseph R.+18], Occupational disease-workers' comp.

A2229 [Roberts, Joseph J./Biondi, Peter J./Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Pub. works contractor-concerns regis.

A2948 [Guear, Gary L.], Min. wage, failure to pay-crim. penal.

A3196 [Conners, Jack/Van Drew, Jeff], Armed Svcs. Unemp. Benf. Act

S797 [Matheussen, John J./Turner, Shirley K.+2], Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf.









THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2003 (continued)



*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A3061 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Home health care aides-prov, qual. vets.

AR219 [Conners, Jack], Vets-concerns extended insur. benf.

The Committee will meet to take testimony updating it on the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs efforts to prepare for the nest Base Realignment aand Closure round scheduled for FY 2002.



*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A538 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Friscia, Arline M.+3], St. Police-concerns seniority

A1842 [Gregg, Guy R./Greenwald, Louis D.], Liberty Day-desig. March 16

A1979 [Roberts, Joseph J./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Oaths of office-cert. persons administer

A2194 [Kean, Thomas H./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Comm.

A2365 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack+7], Voter intimidation-investigate

A2558 [Heck, Rose Marie/Weinberg, Loretta], Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab.

A3120 [Steele, Alfred E./Barnes, Peter J.+1], PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

A3121 [Steele, Alfred E./Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff], PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

A3272 [Stanley, Craig A./Steele, Alfred E.], African-Amer. Reconciliation Study Comm.

S1199 [Suliga, Joseph], Liberty Day-desig. March 16

S1551 [Bennett, John O./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], PFRS bd. of trustees-incr. memb.

S1683 [Bark, Martha W./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Jewish Heritage Trail Study Comm.-estab.

S1851 [Matheussen, John J./Cafiero, James S.+4], St. Police-concerns cert. memb.



*Assembly Senior Issues Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 14,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The following bills will be considered pending introduction: A1154, A3278, A3279, A3280, 3283, AR233, and AR240.

A1154 [Wolfe, David W./Blee, Francis J.], Assist. living resid-refund security fee



*Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A3282 - Greenstein/Guear (pending intro) Requires counties to survey senior and disabled citizens as to their transportation needs.

A2494 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J./Wisniewski, John S.], Drunk driv. victims-req. memor. signs

A2969 [Wisniewski, John S./Ahearn, Matt+8], E-Z Pass-estab. cert. req.

ACR139 [Wisniewski, John S./Sarlo, Paul A.+9], E-ZPass-adopt uniform charges and fees

AR204 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Delaware Jt Toll Bridge-modify toll incr



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003



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



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2003



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2003



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2003



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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









MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2003



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2003



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM Committee Room 14

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2003



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2003



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2003



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced