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Vol. XXV No. 6 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: February 6, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2001



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

Senator Peter A. Inverso will assist Chairwoman Bark.

The Committee will hear presentation from Herbert H. Tate, Jr., Esq., President, NJ BPU, concerning electric power and natural gas industry restructuring. The Committee will also hear from PJM Interconnection, concerning generating capacity and other issues.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001



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



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald

A public hearing will be held immediately following the meeting on predatory financial practices in New Jersey.

A1504 [Heck, Rose Marie/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Telecommunication svc providers-concerns

A2701 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Bodine, Francis L.], Touch-tone svc. charges-concerns

S51 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Workers' comp-not prov, substance abuse

S261 [Bennett, John O./Inverso, Peter A.], S corp. shareholder basis-concerns

S334 [Rice, Ronald L.], Govt. Unit Prot Act-eligible collateral

S679 [Connors, Leonard T.], Ad. w/ guarantee, deceptive-proh.

S884 [Singer, Robert W.], Worker's comp.-recovery of TDI pymts.

S905 [Allen, Diane], Homeowners' insurers-proh cert practices

S923 [Cardinale, Gerald], Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd.-memb.

S1091 [Robertson, Norman M./Allen, Diane], Diesel fuel tax-temporary rebate prog.

S1495 [Vitale, Joseph F./Furnari, Garry J.+3], Contracts, cert-print 10-point bold type

S1510 [Bark, Martha W.], Touch-tone telephone-explain svc charges

S1574 [Cardinale, Gerald/Martin, Robert J.], Corp. w/one emp.-opt out of workers comp

S1594 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bassano, C. Louis+8], Consumer cred. reports-consumer prot.

S2086 [Cardinale, Gerald], Domestic fraternal benf. society-concern



Senate Commerce Hearing (Immediately Following Committee Meeting) Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald

The Committee will hold a public hearing on predatory financial practices in New Jersey.



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM

Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Connors, Leonard T.

A880 [Bateman, Christopher], Vol.-indemnification by mun., co.

A890 [Bateman, Christopher/Impreveduto, Anthony+1], Tax title holder-prerequisites

A2211 [Geist, George F.], Co. law enforcement off-proh. resid. req

A2297 [Gregg, Guy R.], Constr. code inspection-concerns

A2645 [Arnone, Michael J./Biondi, Peter J.], Mun. ordinance, 1st viol.-incr. max fine

A2890 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph], Dam repair-planned retir. communities

S3 [Connors, Leonard T./Sinagra, Jack+21], Leg Initiative Mun Block Grant Prog-incr

S429 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Adler, John H.], Constr. code inspection-concerns

S1470 [Zane, Raymond J.+1], Regionalization, loc. govt svcs-concerns





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001 (continued)



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting (continued)

S1849 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Dam repair-planned retir. communities

S1862 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Tax title holder-prerequisites

S1935 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Police cruisers-useful life of 5 yrs.

S1941 [Rice, Ronald L.+1], Surveillance cameras-req. cert dwellings

S1990 [Cafiero, James S.], Wildwood City;$2M

S2025 [Rice, Ronald L.], Curb ramps-concerns installation



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

A1966 [Geist, George F./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+6], Small Bus. Global Export Network Ctr Act

S1143 [Inverso, Peter A.], Animal org., no-kill;$45K

S1750 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Bark, Martha W.], Defense Industry Retention Prog.-estab.

S1980 [Allen, Diane], Agricultural tourism prog.-estab.;$95K

S2076 [Bennett, John O./Bark, Martha W.], Racing Comm.;$18M



Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. McNamara, Henry P.

A658 [Gibson, John C./Blee, Francis J.+3], Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer-assessment req

A1143 [Garrett, E. Scott], Swimming in St. parks-w/o lifeguard

A2184 [Lance, Leonard/Heck, Rose Marie+1], Hist markers, erect/restore/replace;$50K

S997 [Cafiero, James S.], Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer-assessment req

S1958 [Schluter, William E.], Landowners prov pub access-immunity

S1979 [Cardinale, Gerald], New Bridge Landing Hist. Site;$350K

S2030 [Bennett, John O./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Hist markers, erect/restore/replace;$50K



Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

Considered:

to be a member of the NJ Public Employment Relations Commission Appeals Board:

Charles J. DeCicco of Hammonton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Redevelopment Authority:

Barry E. Vankat of Basking Ridge to replace Timothy J. Losch, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Board of Mediation:

Donato DeSanti of Jamesburg to replace Wayne B. Fernicola, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Public Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees:

Edward H. Thomson, III of Sea Girt to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Helen E. Hoens of Basking Ridge for the term prescribed by law

Craig L. Wellerson of Seaside Park for the term prescribed by law

A2803 [Russo, David C./Cohen, Neil M.], Forgery statute-clarifies

A2897 [Heck, Rose Marie/Pou, Nellie], Children, endangering welfare-correction

S565 [Robertson, Norman M./Allen, Diane+6], Crime against 70 or older-enhance penal.

S1845 [Kosco, Louis F./Bucco, Anthony R.], Children, endangering welfare-correction

S1952 [Kosco, Louis F./Girgenti, John A.], Crime victims-pymt. of restitution req.

S1965 [Inverso, Peter A./Turner, Shirley K.], Serious crime-full cash bail req.

S1970 [Bennett, John O./Singer, Robert W.], Crimes w/bail restrictions-concerns

S2026 [Gormley, William L./Matheussen, John J.], Parole Bureau-transfers dept.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001 (continued)



Senate Senior Citizens, Veterans' Affairs and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bassano, C. Louis

The Committee will receive testimony from persons who have been invited to discuss issues related to compensation of direct care staff employed by community MH/DD programs.



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

A2750 [DeCroce, Alex/Malone, Joseph R.+2], RR and Transp. Museum-Phillipsburg

S1491 [Schluter, William E.],Truck traffic-regulate on Rt. 29

S1671 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Historic Trenton-auth. lic. plates

S1694 [Littell, Robert E./Allen, Diane+2], RR and Transp. Museum-Phillipsburg

S1929 [Bucco, Anthony R.+1], MV Customer Svc. Improvement Act

S2029 [Bennett, John O.], St. Police killed in line of duty-memor.

SR47 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], E-ZPass discounts-concerns

Pending Introduction & Referral:

S2079 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Sch. buses-concerns use duration



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2001



Speaker's Commission on Education: Policies, Facilities and Revenue Meeting 11:00 AM Edison High School Auditorium, 50 Boulevard of the Eagles, Edison, NJ

Chair: Asm. Collins, Jack

The Commission will meet to accept testimony from members of the public regarding their view on what constitutes the most important issues in the field of education today.



WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2001



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

Division of Taxation Building, 4th Floor Training Room,

50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

A17 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], UEZA-estab. extended enterprise zones

A2845 [Jones, LeRoy J.], Heating season rebate prog.-concerns

A2967 [Garrett, E. Scott], Rural electrical co-op-exemp. sales tax

A3005 [Holzapfel, James W.+2], Homeowners' assn., cert.-exemp sales tax

S523 [Littell, Robert E.], Rural electrical co-op-exemp. sales tax

S1727 [Cafiero, James S.], UEZA-estab. extended enterprise zones

S1905 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Homeowners' assn., cert.-exemp sales tax

S1924 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. textbooks-broadens sales tax exemp.

S1975 [Vitale, Joseph F./Robertson, Norman M.], St-owned resid vet fac.-sales tax exemp.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2001



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



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 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A1421 [DeCroce, Alex/Biondi, Peter J.], Rare plant arboretum prog.-DEP estab.

A1747 [Lance, Leonard], Geologically significant sites-concerns

A2895 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Bagger, Richard H.], Greater Newark Conservancy;$500K

A3184 [Doria, Joseph V./Impreveduto, Anthony+4], Soil survey in Hudson Co.;$100K

A3186 [Bagger, Richard H./Quigley, Joan M.], Animal countywide control plans;$1.050M

AR62 [Azzolina, Joseph/Corodemus, Steve+2], Sandy Hook Recreation Area-concerns



*Assembly Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

A2451 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gill, Nia H.+22], Multiple Dwelling St. Tax Credit Act

A2452 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gill, Nia H.+22], Bus Incentive, Revitalization, Cred Act

A2591 [Collins, Jack/Smith, Tom+2], Multi-Family Housing St. Tax Cred. Act

A2592 [Collins, Jack/Smith, Tom+2], Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

A3005 [Holzapfel, James W.+2], Homeowners' assn., cert.-exemp sales tax



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

The Committee will not meet.







THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2001 (continued)



*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

The Committee will hear from representatives of the departments of Treasury and Health and Senior Services.



*Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

A103 [Rooney, John E.+2], Haz. contaminant cleanup-regis. prog.

A1111 [Cohen, Neil M./DiGaetano, Paul], Solid/Haz. Waste Regis. Reform Act

A2161 [Rooney, John E.], Solid waste fac. debt relief-grants

A2478 [Gibson, John C./Kelly, John V.+1], Contaminated site remediation-mun. reg.

A2958 [Jones, LeRoy J.], Computers-proh. disposal as solid waste

A3177 [Rooney, John E.], Mun. solid waste contracts-concerns



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 9:30 AM

Room L103, State House, Trenton, NJ



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2001



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2001



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



THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2001



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

Written comments on bills should be submitted at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A1249 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], TPAF vet. retirees-paid health benf.

A2794 [Garcia, Raul], Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA

A2924 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], DOC administrators, cert.-police powers

A2932 [Blee, Francis J.], Crim. investigator, St.-transfer to PFRS

A2952 [Roberts, Joseph J./Vandervalk, Charlotte], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

A3014 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Police, firefighter-post retir. med benf

S1395 [Codey, Richard J.], JRS, cert. memb.-prov. max. pension

S1465 [Inverso, Peter A.], PFRS-concerns purch. of svc. cred.

S1893 [Cafiero, James S.], DOC administrators, cert.-police powers

S1907 [Singer, Robert W.], TPAF vet. retirees-paid health benf.



MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2001



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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001



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











MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2001



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Select Committees to meet at the Call of the President

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced



THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2001



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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2001



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