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Vol. XXVIII No. 7 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 6, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2004



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 Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S71 [Rice, Ronald L./James, Sharpe], Const proj, mun-concerns cert. contracts

S155 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt

S330 [Sarlo, Paul A./Girgenti, John A.], Deputy sheriffs, uncomp.-concerns

S676 [Connors, Leonard T.], Prop. tax appeal-delinquencies satisfied

S851 [Turner, Shirley K.], Affordable Housing-estab. Jt. Committee

SJR13 [McNamara, Henry P./Connors, Leonard T.], Low income tax cred housing-guidlines



Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will discuss the data collection systems, including NJ SMART (Standards Measurement and Resource for Teaching) and the teacher certification process, with

Dwight Pfennig, Deputy Commissioner of Education.



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S64 [Rice, Ronald L./Gill, Nia H.+2], Grandparenting Resource Ctr. Prog.;$1.5M

S214 [Singer, Robert W./Inverso, Peter A.], SSI recipient-annual cost-of-living incr

S477 [Buono, Barbara/Codey, Richard J.+2], Stroke ctrs.-concerns desig.;$14M

S479 [Buono, Barbara+1], Stroke case registry in St.-estab.

S553 [Vitale, Joseph F./Adler, John H.], Statewide Immunization Reg. Act

S684 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Pub. Health Council-adds two memb.



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Council on Affordable Housing:

Mayor Sandra L. Love of Laurel Springs to replace Lewis Mingo, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

John L. Winterstella of Manasquan to replace Rose C. McConnell, for the term prescribed by law.

S94 [James, Sharpe], MV theft offenses-upgrade penal.

S105 [Inverso, Peter A./Bucco, Anthony R.], Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record

S273 [Adler, John H./Gormley, William L.], Criminal mischief-upgrades

S316 [Bark, Martha W.+2], Tampering-concerns crim. penal.



Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

The Committee will provide representatives of labor, business and members of the general public with an opportunity to comment on Reorganization Plan No. 001-2004 to reorganize

the State's workforce development system within the Department of Labor.

S409 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Worker's comp.-elim. during imprisonment

S598 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.], Constr. proj., cert.-prevailing wage req





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2004 (continued)



Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

S52 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.+4], Photo id cards, digital-children obtain

S70 [Rice, Ronald L.+15], Inmate Ed. & Voc. Training Study Comm.

S106 [Inverso, Peter A./Allen, Diane B.+1], Sex offender reg.-false address penal.

S250 [Coniglio, Joseph/Girgenti, John A.+3], Natl. Guard, housing-income tax exclud.

S334 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Crime against pub util emp-upgrade penal

S521 [Girgenti, John A.], Paterson motor veh. agency-reopen

S534 [Girgenti, John A./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Juv central registry info-clarify access

SJR16 [Connors, Leonard T.], P.O.W.-M.I.A. Wk. of Remembrance-April

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S863 [Vitale, Joseph F./Karcher, Ellen], Drunk driv.-clarifies sentencing prov.



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

A1769 [Sires, Albio/Green, Jerry+1], Sewer, water connection fees-concerns

A1838 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Cigarette Sales Act

A2055 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Smith, Robert J.], Agricultural commodities-

bond req.



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 Kofi

A492 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Johnson, Gordon M.], Physician-cultural competency training

A1764 [Tucker, Donald Kofi/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+23], NJ-Africa Comm.-estab.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A1831 [Chiappone, Anthony/McKeon, John F.], Electronic fd transfer-disclose info

A2047 [Smith, Robert J.Burzichelli, John J.], Co. recording auth-concern cert document

A2048 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Computer sys.-disclose security breach



Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A294 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Roberts, Joseph J.+1], Foreclosure procedures-concerns

A306 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Cohen, Neil M.], Individual deferred annuities-concerns

A758 [Cohen, Neil M.+2], ATMs-concerns

A1914 [Weinberg, Loretta], Infertility treatment-health insur cover





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2004 (continued)



Assembly Federal Relations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will receive testimony concerning the implementation of the federal

mandates imposed by the "Help America Vote Act of 2002" (P.L. 107-252) and its

impact on the administration of elections in NJ



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A164 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], Pregnant women w/HIV-prenatal care info.

A303 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta], Peanut products-concerns use

A312 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Previte, Mary T.], Safe Haven Infant Prot Act-revises

A336 [Weinberg, Loretta+2], Disab, physical-concerns health care

A655 [Blee, Francis J./Conover, Kirk W.+3], Elim Health Disparities Initiative-estab

A1774 [Roberts, Joseph J./Weinberg, Loretta+18], Lead screening-HMOs report, req.

A1948 [Cohen, Neil M.], Sickle cell anemia-distribute info;$95K

A1986 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.], Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab.

A1988 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab.

AJR74 [Weinberg, Loretta/Smith, Robert J.], Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day-March 6



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A207 [Previte, Mary T.], Juv. detention off.-basic training req.

A1486 [Wisniewski, John S./Barnes, Peter J.], Alco. bev. w/gelatin-concerns labeling

A1965 [Cohen, Neil M./Greenstein, Linda R.], Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org.

A2059 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Previte, Mary T.], Inmate Vocational

Training Study Comm.



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 15,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A436 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Tech, Biotech Finan Assist Prog-tax benf

A452 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Biondi, Peter J.+1], Daily money managers-concerns

A2052 [Cohen, Neil M./Impreveduto, Anthony], Contractors' Regis. Act

A2053 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Cohen, Neil M./Quigley, Joan M.], Lemon Law-revise

refund formula



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

A1947 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Tourism industry-report to Gov. & Leg.

AR106 [Stender, Linda], Natl. Tourism Wk.-recognizes in NJ

AJR79 [Van Drew, Jeff], Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series



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

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The Committee is scheduled to take testimony concerning electric, gas, telephone, water and cable system reliability standards. Jeanne M. Fox, President of the Board of Public Utilities,

is scheduled to speak.



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2004



Assembly Health and Human Services Hearing 10:30 AM

Campus Center, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,

326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

The Committee will receive testimony concerning the continuing impasse between Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and Cooper University Hospital, with regard to negotiating contractual reimbursement rates. The Committee welcomes suggestions

on the most effective means of addressing this issue through legislation.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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











MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2004



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



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2004



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Governor's Annual Budget Message: Time and details to be announced

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

2:00 PM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Governor's Annual Budget Message: Time and details to be announced



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2004



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 4, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2004



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 11, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced