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Vol. XXVII No. 6 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: February 4, 2003 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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 Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

A545 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+8], Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab.

A797 [Blee, Francis J./D'Amato, Paul R.], Scholarship foundations-estab.

A841 [Conners, Jack/Roberts, Joseph J.+2], Computer equip, donated-corp. bus. tax

A1736 [Stanley, Craig A./Payne, William D.], Hwy. entry or exit ramps & schs.-concern

A2440 [Barnes, Peter J./Friscia, Arline M./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Textbooks-Bd. of Ed.

adopt max. weight

A2518 [Cohen, Neil M.], Ed Opportunity Fd-increase off term

A3133 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A.], Amistad Comm.-adds 4 leg. memb.

ACR154 [Doria, Joseph V./Stanley, Craig A.+4], No Child Left Behind Act-modify deadline

AR231 [Malone, Joseph R./Doria, Joseph V.], Voc.-Tech. Ed. Wk.-Feb. 9 thru Feb. 15

S1495 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab.

The Committee will receive testimony from members of the public on the issue of sending school district representation on receiving district board of education.



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

A688 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed+1], Clean Indoor Air Act

A2236 [Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Drought mgmt.-concerns

A2851 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M

A3145 [Cryan, Joseph/Greenwald, Louis D.], Lawn watering restrict.-estab.

A3209 [Gusciora, Reed], Auto refinish coatings-restrict sales

AJR18 [Rooney, John E.], Wastewater Reuse Study Comm.-estab.

AJR36 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Wastewater, Grey Water Reuse Study Comm

S696 [McNamara, Henry P./Smith, Bob+4], Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$30M

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3284 [Gusciora, Reed], adds 2 members to Brownfields Task Force



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.

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

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3285 [Greenstein, Linda R./Fisher, Douglas H.], Requires DYFS to provide persons who report child abuse to DYFS with written confirmation of receipt of report.





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2003 (continued)



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

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

For Discussion Only:

A2905 [Greenstein, Linda R./Merkt, Richard A.+1], Wills and estates-revises



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.



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 next Base Realignment aand Closure round scheduled for FY 2002.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 9:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will discuss the management and Operations of the Department of Environmental Protection relating to the promulgation, implementation and enforcement of department regulations.













THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2003 (continued)



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.

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

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

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.

For Discussion Only:

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.

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



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

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

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

AR233 [Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba/Sarlo, Paul A.], PATH fares-sr., disab. resid. discount

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3278 [Van Drew, Jeff/Stanley, Craig A.], Asst living fac-concerns reports

A3279 [Smith, Robert J.], Assist. living resid-refund security fee

A3280 [Guear, Gary/Greenstein, Linda R./Van Drew, Jeff], identity theft, seniors, disabled

A3283 [Smith, Robert J./Sarlo, Paul A.], DHSS report to Leg. on NJ EASE program

AR240 [Eagler, Peter C./Stanley, Craig A.], Feb. as Low Vision awareness month



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

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/Myers, Connie/Doherty, Michael J.], Delaware Jt Toll Bridge-modify toll incr

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3282 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary], Requires counties to survey senior and disabled citizens as to their transportation needs.



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



Senate Commerce and Senate Health, Human Services and

Senior Citizens Joint Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald/Sen. Baer, Byron M.

Co-Chairs: Sen. Matheussen, John J./Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S891 [Connors, Leonard T.], Auto insur.-revise various parts

S1570 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Med. malpractice-statute of limitations

S1571 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Med. malpractice liab.-concerns

S1572 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Med. malpractice-concerns witnesses

S1579 [Baer, Byron M.], Tenant security deposit laws-changes

S1609 [Bark, Martha W.], Med malpractice liab.-concerns

S1667 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Med. malpractice liab. insur.-concerns

S1668 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Med. malpractice liab.-modify statute

S1673 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Med. malpractice liab. insur-concerns

S1684 [Bark, Martha W.], Med. malpractice cases-concerns

S1837 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Health prof. negligence-civil action

S1850 [Bark, Martha W.], Med. malpractice liab.-modify laws

S1902 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Gormley, William L.], Med malpractice actions-procedure/liab.

S1976 [Cardinale, Gerald], Med malpractice insur.-limits liab.

S1977 [Cardinale, Gerald], Med. malpractice-concerns testimony

S2035 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Med malpractice actions-cap cert damages

S2174 [Vitale, Joseph F./Matheussen, John J.], Health Care Access, Patient Prot. Act

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/McKeon, John F.+4], Patients

First Act of 2002



Senate Commerce Meeting Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald/Sen. Baer, Byron M.

The Senate Commerce Committee will meet immediately following its joint meeting

with the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee

to consider the following bills:

S891 [Connors, Leonard T.], Auto insur.-revise various parts

S1579 [Baer, Byron M.+1], Tenant security deposit laws-changes



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003 (continued)



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

Co-Chairs: Sen. Bark, Martha W./Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. McNamara, Henry P./Sen. Suliga, Joseph

S699 [McNamara, Henry P.+1], Drinking water-reevaluate for arsenic

S1209 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Water allocation-concerns

S1465 [Smith, Bob], Six Mile Run Reservoir site-concerns

S2122 [Adler, John H.], Brownfields Redevel. Task Force-concerns

S2300 [Kean, Thomas H.], Ballast water mgmt. prog.-estab.

SCR87 [Lance, Leonard], Open space, farmland-proh. cert. fd. use



Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J./Sen. Furnari, Garry J.

A539 [Roberts, Joseph J./Vandervalk, Charlotte+4], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

S424 [Bryant, Wayne R./Ciesla, Andrew R.], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

S2146 [Bark, Martha W.], Life-cycle costs-concerns

S2216 [Palaia, Joseph A.], FF, cert.-estab. hiring preference

S2241 [Inverso, Peter A.], Nazi persecution-St. benf. inelig.

S2290 [Furnari, Garry J.], Deferred comp plans, sch bd emp-allows

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2320 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Elected mun off-concerns publications



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committe Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R./Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S1352 [Turner, Shirley K.], Airport Expansion Cit. Review Bds.-estab

S2153 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Delaware Riv, Bay Auth.-auth. cert. proj

S2246 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Palaia, Joseph A.], Boating safety courses-concerns

SR53 [Allen, Diane B.], Port Auth-annual report security measure



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A291 [Gusciora, Reed/Stanley, Craig A.+2], Nursing Home Patient Prot. Act

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

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

A1373 [Corodemus, Steve/Stanley, Craig A.+5], Hazing-upgrade crim. penal.

A1384 [Doria, Joseph V./Egan, Joseph V.+1], PAAD recipients-allow choice of pharmacy

A1735 [Stanley, Craig A./Barnes, Peter J./Edwards, Willis/Pou, Nellie/Eagler, Peter C./Sarlo, Paul A.+4], Sr. cit. & disab.-crime of victimization

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

A1857 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Wisniewski, John S.+3], Health care bill-provide copy to patient

A2396 [Tucker, Donald/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+37], NJ-Africa Comm.-estab.

A2617 [Johnson, Gordon M./Conaway, Herb+15], DNA testing-concerns

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

A2854 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Smith, Robert J.], Sample ballots-concerns postage

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

A2901 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+3], Leaving scene of accident-upgrade penal.

A2912 [Van Drew, Jeff/Eagler, Peter C./Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Cable tv customers-estab.

cert prot. req

A2953 [Van Drew, Jeff/Burzichelli, John J./Sarlo, Paul A.+3], Deceptive practices-crime

A2988 [Previte, Mary T./Van Drew, Jeff+2], Kinship Legal Guardanship Notification

A2995 [Weinberg, Loretta/Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], Med. gas containers-concerns

A3031 [Quigley, Joan M./Impreveduto, Anthony+2], Landlords-maintain list of tenants

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

A3152 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Nursing homes-concerns

A3153 [Guear, Gary L./Conaway, Herb/Greenstein, Linda R./Conners, Jack+2], PAAD/Sr. Gold prog.-automatic enrollment

A3154 [Stanley, Craig A./Van Drew, Jeff/Steele, Alfred E.+1], Long-Term Care Finan. Task Force-estab.

A3268 [Burzichelli, John J./McKeon, John F./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Kinship care-concerns

A3278 [Van Drew, Jeff/Stanley, Craig A.], Asst. living fac.-concerns reports

A3279 [Smith, Robert J.], Asst. living resid.-refund security fee

A3280 [Guear, Gary L./Greenstein, Linda R.], Sr or disab cit id theft-enhance penal

A3282 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.], Sr & disab cit-concerns trans needs

A3283 [Smith, Robert J./Sarlo, Paul A.], NJ EASE prog-DHSS report to Leg.

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

Support-enact leg

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

AR34 [Edwards, Willis], Medicaid-revise 'resources' definition

AR105 [Dancer, Ronald S./Eagler, Peter C./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Medicare+Choice

prog-enact legislation

AR219 [Conners, Jack/Sarlo, Paul A.], Vets-concerns extended insur. benf.

AR231 [Malone, Joseph R./Doria, Joseph V.], Voc.-Tech. Ed. Wk.-Feb. 9 thru Feb. 15

AR233 [Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba/Sarlo, Paul A.], PATH fares-sr., disab. resid. discount

AR240 [Eagler, Peter C./Stanley, Craig A.], Age-Related Degeneration Awareness Mo







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

S381 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Bryant, Wayne R.], Landlords-maintain list of tenants

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

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

S1826 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Deceptive practices-crime

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



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2003



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



Assembly State Government Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 15,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

ACR138 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Gov, acting--proh granting clemency

The public hearing is being held in compliance with Article IX, paragraph 1 of the NJ Constitution and Rule 19:3 of the General Assembly.



*Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald/Sen. Baer, Byron M.

S1999 [Bucco, Anthony R./Ciesla, Andrew R.+5], Auto. Insur. Competition/Choice Act



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