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Vol. XXIII No. 4 REV. INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: February 9, 1999 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999



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 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A2136 [Myers, Connie+2], Mun. land, cert.-roll-back taxes, exempt

A2732 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Sire Stake Prog.-concerns elig.

ACR31 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Fishing-affirms the equal rights

AR143 [Azzolina, Joseph/Corodemus, Steve+2], Sandy Hook Recreation Area-concerns



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A11 [Thompson, Samuel D./Talarico, Guy F.+6], Mun. and mun. svcs.-consolidation

A14 [Roberts, Joseph J./Lance, Leonard+12], Regional Efficiency Aid Prog.;$25M

A954 [Augustine, Alan M./Azzolina, Joseph], Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf.

A1126 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.], Recreation veh.-exemp. from prop. taxes

A2202 [Lance, Leonard+2], Prepaid funeral agreements-concerns

A2254 [Suliga, Joseph/Gregg, Guy R.+11], Tobacco possession under age-penal;$500K

A2339 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.+4], Income subjected to tax-incr. minimum

ACR145 [Arnone, Michael J./Doria, Joseph V.+4], Site value taxation sys.-permit mun.

S1223 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Prepaid funeral agreements-concerns



Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

A1077 [Collins, Jack/Wright, Barbara], Gift certificates-valid until redeemed

A1756 [Weinberg, Loretta], Mailing lists, sale-reg.

A2818 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Psychoanalysts St. Cert. Act

ACR144 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.], Barbers-issue postage stamp

AR76 [Kelly, John V./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Priv. test preparation sch.-investigate



Assembly Education Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Committee will hear a presentation from Dr. Elaine Tryjankowski, Executive Director, Governor's School of New Jersey, College of New Jersey.

A1019 [Zisa, Charles/Augustine, Alan M.], Sch. dist. bldg. supervisor-cert. req.

A1107 [Azzolina, Joseph], Kindergarten-alters age req.

A1568 [Lance, Leonard], Higher ed. constr. proj.;$4.532M

A1891 [Payne, William D./Charles, Joseph+24], Amistad Comm.-estab.

A2233 [Luongo, Gerald J./Wisniewski, John S.], Driv. ed course contract-pub. ad process

A2483 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Higher ed. proj.;$137K

A2556 [Luongo, Gerald J./Faulkner, Kenneth W.+8], Gov. Sch.-approp. addl. $345K

S993 [Littell, Robert E./Inverso, Peter A.+2], Higher ed. constr. proj.;$4.532M



Assembly Environment Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

A2433 [Gregg, Guy R.], Hosp. disinfectants-emissions regs.

A2537 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Asselta, Nicholas+2], Dredging Bond Act, various proj;$20.736M



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999 (continued)



Assembly Environment Meeting (continued)

A2615 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Thompson, Samuel D.], Water supply fac., upgrade;$24.206M

A2726 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.], Beach Erosion Comm.-leg. memb, 2-yr term

AJR61 [Wright, Barbara/Kramer, Paul+2], Washington Victory Trail-desig. cert rds

S986 [Singer, Robert W.], Hosp. disinfectants-emissions regs.

S1425 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Bennett, John O.+2], Dredging Bond Act, various proj;$20.732M

S1518 [McNamara, Henry P.], Water supply fac.-upgrade;$24.206M

Pending Introduction & Referral:

AR159 [Corodemus, Steve], Earth Day-April 22, 1999



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A2363 [Talarico, Guy F./Biondi, Peter J.+3], Crim. cases-peremptory challenges

A2438 [Talarico, Guy F./Heck, Rose Marie], Post-conviction proceeding-guidelines

A2439 [Talarico, Guy F./Heck, Rose Marie], Victim's family memb.-attend execution

A2637 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Smith, Tom], Death penal.-adds aggravating factor

AR126 [Talarico, Guy F.], Capital cases-expedite appeals

AR130 [Talarico, Guy F.], Capital cases-specialized judges

AR131 [Talarico, Guy F.], Post-conviction review procedure-concern

S947 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.+5], Death penal.-adds aggravating factor



Assembly Labor Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

A1647 [Gregg, Guy R./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+8], Workers comp.-self employed elig.

A1711 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/LeFevre, Kenneth C.+2], Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M

A1762 [Geist, George F./Kramer, Paul+4], Pub. contracts-immigration law provision

A1829 [Wolfe, David W.+1], Emp. asst. prog.-pub. emp.

A2161 [Kelly, John V./Doria, Joseph V.], Pub. works contractors-register w/DOL

A2803 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], Carnival-Amusement Ride Safety Bd-memb.

Immediately following the consideration of bills, the Committee will review recent developments in job training programs in New Jersey. This will include a presentation by representatives of the State Employment and Training Commission (SETC), regarding progress in New Jersey's implementation of the recently enacted federal Workforce Investment Act and new SECT-commissioned reports on New Jersey's Workforce Development Partnership Program and proposed system to evaluate providers of job training services.

Persons wishing to testify should provide 12 copies of written testimony.



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

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A2472 [Luongo, Gerald J.], Pub. works contracts-qual. of bidders

A2480 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Loc. govt. retiree, cert.-continue benf.

A2559 [Bateman, Christopher/Friscia, Arline M.+15], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

A2621 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+5], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A2839 [Doria, Joseph V./DiGaetano, Paul], SHBP benf., loc. govt. retirees-concerns

AR40 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Weingarten, Joel], Grover Cleveland Library-memor. Cong.



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Hearing 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

The Committee will take testimony from county solid waste officials on the evolution of county solid waste management activities since recent state and federal court decisions rendered New Jersey's overall solid waste management system unconstitutional.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1999 (continued)



* Assembly Advisory Council on Women Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State HouseAnnex, Trenton, NJ

The Advisory Council will take testimony from representatives of State and Private entities concerning the current adoption process and will investigate recommendations to improve and expedite the adoption process.

The Advisory Council will identify ways to increase the number of adoptions and to streamline the adoption process to make it as "user-friendly" as possible.



Senate Transportation Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

The Committee will hold a public hearing on "Issues Related to Bus Safety in New Jersey".

The hearing is in response to the recent bus crashes to deal with the matter of bus safety. The hearing will focus on licensing and safety inspections, speed limits, seat belts, requirements relating to qualifications and training of bus drivers and related matters.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1999



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 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 Advisory Council on Adolescent Pregnancy:

James Patrick Thompson, M.D. of Upper Montclair for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Advisory council on Corrections:

James N. Clark, D.D.S. of Short Hills to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Atlantic City Convention Center Authority:

John H. Lucas of Pitman to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the College of New Jersey-Board of Trustees:

Jose F. Sosa of Westampton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Commission on Civil Rights:

Felton Lingo, Sr. of Bridgeton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Commodities and Services Council:

Robert F. Pellecchia, Esq. of Dayton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Community Financial Services Advisory Board:

Henry Calvin Johnson, Ph.D. of Plainfield to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs:

Philip E. Haines, Esq. of Mount Holly to replace Joseph R. Hems, for the term prescribed by law.

Carmine J. Spinelli of Whitehouse Station to replace Howard F. Haas, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Drug Utilization Review Board:

Thomas A. Cavalieri, D.O. of Glassboro for the term prescribed by law.

Christopher A. Cella of Glassboro for the term prescribed by law.

Mary E. Petit, Pharm.D. of Park Ridge for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse:

George W. Connell, Esq. of Caldwell to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Health Care Administration Board:

Judith M. Persichilli of Pennington to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board:

Michael M. Kukol of Franklin Lakes to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Monmouth County Board of Taxation:

Annie W. Grant of Long Branch to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Automobile Insurance Risk Exchange Board:

John E. Hart, Esq. of West Trenton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Richard A. Hubschman, Jr., Esq. of Cresskill to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Building Authority:

Prentis C. Nolan, Ph.D. of Bethlehem Township to replace Aladar G. Komjathy, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commission on Native American Affairs:

Doreen Autumn Wind Scott of Long Branch for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Historical Commission:

Michael Fernandez, Ph.D. of Trenton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Council on the Arts:

Arthur Factor, M.D. of Highland Park to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the North Jersey Transit Corporation Advisory Committee:

Ralph White of Elizabeth to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Port Authority of New York and NJ:

James W. Weinstein, Jr. of Moorestown to replace Honorable Robert C. Janiszewski, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners:

Donald C. Manger, D.P.M. of Mercerville to replace Ira M. Fox, D.P.M., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Ramapo College of New Jersey-Board of Trustees:

Thomas W. Dunn, Esq. of Mahwah to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Geraldine Reed Brown, Esq. of Montclair to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Physical Therapy:

Gary R. Savander of Yardville to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1999 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

to be a member of the State Health Planning Board:

Booker Rice, Jr. of Morris Township for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Veterans' Services Council:

Marliese C. Haemmerle, D.M.D. of Washington Township to replace Eileen C. Bradley, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Water Supply Advisory Council:

Jack A. Gottschalk, Esq. of Livingston to replace Eugene W. Engelbrecht, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the William Paterson University of New Jersey-Board of Trustees:

Peter Fan, M.D. of Hackensack to replace David H. Cheng, for the term prescribed by law.

Note: At this meeting, the Committee will also hear testimony on possible legislation banning the drug gamma butyrolactone (GBL).

A994 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Cohen, Neil M.+6], Street gang activity-estab. penal.

A2335 [Previte, Mary T./Zisa, Charles+3], Bodily fluid thrown at off.-assault

S788 [Connors, Leonard T./Bark, Martha W.+2], Sexual assault, brutal-mand. life term

S1421 [Connors, Leonard T./Matheussen, John J.+3], Computer failure, cert.-civil immunity

S1696 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.], Runners-criminalizes the use of

S1697 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.], Restraining order issuance-procedures

S1698 [Gormley, William L./Bryant, Wayne R.], Parole bd., St.-incr. memb.

SCR37 [Cardinale, Gerald/Kosco, Louis F.+14], Impact statements-crime victim rights

SJR40 [Gormley, William L./O'Connor, Edward T.], Rules of Evidence-cancel cert. rules

SJR47 [Bennett, John O./Matheussen, John J.], Code Adam child safety prog.-recognizes

SJR50 [Codey, Richard J./Bennett, John O.], Bar Assn. Day-desig. Nov. 8, 1999



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 9:00 AM

Room 319, of the Legislative State House, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Weingarten, Joel



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1999



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

Comments on bills should be submitted at least one week in advance.

A2268 [Bagger, Richard H./Blee, Francis J.+1], SHBP med. savings acct. option-prov.

A2490 [Garcia, Raul], PERS memb.-purch. credit for pub. svc.

A2491 [Garcia, Raul], Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA

A2559 [Bateman, Christopher/Friscia, Arline M.+15], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

A2589 [Kelly, John V./DiGaetano, Paul+1], Bd. of ed., pension fds.-revise benf.

A2621 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+5], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A2679 [Jones, LeRoy J.], PERS vet. memb.-purch. svc. cred.

S1175 [Lipman, Wynona M./Rice, Ronald L.], City of Newark, cert.-enroll in PERS

S1359 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], SHBP med. savings acct. option-prov.

S1459 [Bark, Martha W.], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

S1503 [Codey, Richard J.], Bd of ed. pension fds-revise memb. benf.

S1519 [Adler, John H.], PFRS benf.-include longevity pay



THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 15, 1999



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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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





THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President.



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 22, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1999



SENATE SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced