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Vol. XXVII No. 7 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: February 7, 2003 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Littell, Robert E./Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

A1694 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bateman, Christopher+2], PERS-concerns reemployment

S1522 [Codey, Richard J.], Occupational disease-workers' comp.

S1847 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bucco, Anthony R.], PERS-concerns reemployment

S2145 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Emerg. transp. tax act-revises

S2317 [Kenny, Bernard F.], General Fd.-various purposes;$444.7M

SCR81 [Lance, Leonard+7], St budget-concern St Rev Forcasting Comm



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

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

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



*Senate Commerce & Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Joint Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th 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.

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

First Act of 2002

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

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

S2226 [Singer, Robert W./Allen, Diane B.], Med. malpractice claims-revise law



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





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003 (continued)



Senate Environment Meeting (continued)

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

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

SCR87 [Lance, Leonard/McNamara, Henry P.], 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

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./Fisher, Douglas H.+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/Sarlo, Paul A./Burzichelli, John J.+3], Deceptive practices-crime

A2988 [Previte, Mary T./Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.+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./Fisher, Douglas H.], 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



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2003 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

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./Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.+1], Asst. living fac.-concerns reports

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

A3280 [Guear, Gary L./Greenstein, Linda R./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Sr., disab. cit. id theft-enhance penal.

A3282 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.], Sr. & disab. cit.-concerns transp. 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/Guear, Gary L./Johnson, Gordon M.], ATM located on mil. base-proh. surcharge

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

AR105 [Geist, George F./Eagler, Peter C./Van Drew, Jeff/Dancer, Ronald S.+1], Medicare+Choice prog-enact legislation

AR219 [Conners, Jack/Sarlo, Paul A./Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Sires, Albio+1], 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.+1], PATH fares-sr., person with a disab.

AR240 [Eagler, Peter C./Stanley, Craig A./Van Drew, Jeff], Age-Related Macular Degeneration Mo.

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



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



*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 10:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

The Committee will meet along with the Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services and the Assembly Health and Human Sevices Committees to hear testimony from Commissioner Gwendolyn Harris concerning the Division of Youth and Family Services & the Department of Human Services' future plans for child protection services in the State.



*ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

A3267 [Roberts, Joseph J.+6], St. rev. estimating-concerns

AR238 [Sires, Albio/Roberts, Joseph J./Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Needs of states-stimulus package

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3327 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Makes various supplemental appropriations of $444.7 million from the General Fund



*Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Previte, Mary T.

The Committee will meet along with the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens & the Assembly Health and Human Sevices Committees to hear testimony from Commissioner Gwendolyn Harris concerning the Division of Youth and Family Services & the Department of Human Services' future plans for child protection services in the State.



*Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

The Committee will meet along with the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens & the Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Committees to hear testimony from Commissioner Gwendolyn Harris concerning the Division of Youth and Family Services & the Department of Human Services' future plans for child protection services in the State.









THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2003 (continued)



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 12:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A431 [Smith, Robert J./Guear, Gary L.+1], Burglary of resid.-2nd degree crime

A2433 [Guear, Gary L./Impreveduto, Anthony], Child pornography crimes-concerns

A2434 [Guear, Gary L./Impreveduto, Anthony], Child pornography, selling-concerns

A2616 [Guear, Gary L./Smith, Robert J.+8], School zone-concerns crim. drug laws

A2679 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.], Luring a child into mv-upgrades crime

A2680 [Smith, Robert J.], Name change-req. crim. background check

A3226 [Burzichelli, John J./Guear, Gary L.], Id theft-upgrade penal.

A3290 [Wisniewski, John S.], Fraud-concerns

S279 [Girgenti, John A.+3], Burglary of resid.-2nd degree crime



*Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A2363 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Prof. and occupational lic.-concerns

S1089 [Cardinale, Gerald], Prof. and occupational lic.-concerns

S1685 [Furnari, Garry J.+1], Home inspector-concerns lic.



*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will continue discussion on the management and operations of the Department of Environmental Protection relating to the promulgation, implementation and enforcement of department regulations.



*Assembly State Government Hearing & Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

The Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the following Concurrent Resolution:

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.

Following the Public Hearing the Committee will consider the following legislation:

A127 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Corodemus, Steve+1], Ethical Standards Comm.-incr. memb

A3296 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Sexual harassment training-concerns

A3297 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Sexual harassment cases-clarify AG duty

ACR157 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Haytaian, Garabed-investigate

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR247 [Payne, William D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Conaway, Herb+6], Black Hist. Mo.-declares February, 2003



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