NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR



Office of Legislative Services -- Office of Public Information



Legislative Information and Bill Room State House Annex, Room B-01, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, NJ 08625-0068

(609) 292-4840/ Toll-free in NJ (800) 792-8630

TDD for the hearing impaired (609) 777-2744/ Toll-free in NJ (800) 257-7490

Web Site: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us

For reasonable accommodation of a disability, call 609-292-4661. The provision of assistive listening devices requires 24 hours' notice.

Real time reporter or sign language interpretation requires 5 days' notice.


Vol. XXVIII No. 8 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 10, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2004



Assembly Health and Human Services Hearing 10:30 AM

Campus Center, Rutgers, The State University of NJ,

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



*Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

A382 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Dog lic.-concerns

A957 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J./Smith, Robert J./Conaway, Herb+2], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A1247 [Mayer, David R.], Vet hunting/fishing/trapping lic.-free

A1583 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Animal cruelty-clarifies

AJR71 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig.



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A200 [Voss, Joan M./Stanley, Craig A.], Sch. fac.-community sch. proj.

A323 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Bd. of ed-unseal subcontracting bids

A873 [Barnes, Peter J./Van Drew, Jeff], Backpack safety-concerns

A1479 [Wisniewski, John S./Diegnan, Patrick J./Scalera, Frederick+1], Fire academy courses-coll. credit

A1551 [Payne, William D.+8], Wynona Lipman Ethnic Studies Ctr.;$50K

A1557 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A.+1], Amistad Comm.-adds 4 leg. memb.

A1753 [DeCroce, Alex/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Media literacy-offer instruction

A1815 [Cohen, Neil M.], Wynona M. Lipman Ethnic Studies;$100K

AJR84 [Stanley, Craig A./Payne, William D./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Brown v. Bd. of Ed of Topeka-commem.



*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will not meet.



*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.

The Committee will hear testimony regarding programs that assist pregnant teenagers and the programs' impact on preventing child abuse and neglect.

A198 [Previte, Mary T./Payne, William D.+25], Children & incarcerated parents-concerns

A209 [Previte, Mary T./Van Drew, Jeff+8], Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check

A312 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Previte, Mary T./Cohen, Neil M./Manzo, Louis+1], Safe Haven Infant Prot Act-revises





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 (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.

A220 [Previte, Mary T./Conners, Jack/Cohen, Neil M.+19], Homeland Security Medals-issue

A726 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Fire equip, donated-prov. civil immunity

A1447 [Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M./Manzo, Louis], Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate

A1588 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.], Contractors-concerns background checks



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, N.J

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will hear testimony on the topic of Mental Health Courts.

A280 [Vandervalk, Charlotte+2], Rape shield law, civil-creates

A691 [Smith, Robert J./Conners, Jack], Marriage lic. waiting period-waive

A1923 [Weinberg, Loretta], Higher ed.-divorced parents obligation

A1925 [Weinberg, Loretta], Child support-req past cert. age, disab.

A2046 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Wills and estates-revises

A2073 [Cohen, Neil M.], Civil Rights Act-estab.

AJR83 [Greenstein, Linda R./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Civil Rights Act, 1964-commem 40th anniv



*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A334 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Port. Auth. police-binding arbitration

A1819 [Egan, Joseph V.], Constr. proj., cert.-prevailing wage req

A2124 [Gusciora, Reed], Emp. personnel files-concerns access

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2363 [Egan, Joseph V.], Permits project labor agreements in certain public works projects not related to buildings.



*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will hear testimony from representatives of the DMVA with respect to changes in the deployment and utilization of regular military forces, the reserves and the National Guard in the post Vietnam and post September 11 eras.

A411 [Van Drew, Jeff+25], Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog.

A696 [Smith, Robert J./Greenstein, Linda R.+22], Enduring Freedom-tuition-free enrollment

A1399 [Conners, Jack], Disab. Amer. Vet.-evaluate

A1939 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Vets.-home-based, outpatient health care



*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A355 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Roberts, Joseph J.+1], Racial & ethnic categories-incl St form

A1531 [Payne, William D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], African-Amer. Affairs Advis Comm.-estab.

A1559 [Payne, William D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

A1810 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Wisniewski, John S.], Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS

AJR78 [Oliver, Sheila Y.+15], Harriet Tubman Day-desig. March 10th

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 (continued)



*Assembly Senior Issues Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will receive testimony from a representative of the Department of Health and Senior Services and AARP regarding issues of concern to senior citizens.

A834 [Greenstein, Linda R./Van Drew, Jeff/Cohen, Neil M.+2], Sr., disab. cit. id theft-enhance penal.

A1098 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Elderly Suicide Prev Advisory Council

A1566 [Pou, Nellie/Eagler, Peter C.], Sr. Cit. and Person w/a Disab. Prot. Act



*Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A1188 [Quigley, Joan M./Impreveduto, Anthony], DMV retesting notices-cert. family memb.

A1436 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Right turn on red-optional

A1455 [Wisniewski, John S./DeCroce, Alex+1], NJT-comment on devel. applications

A1607 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Farm vehicles-permits expanded use

A1937 [Conaway, Herb+1], Airport runways-limits extension

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A-2370 [Wisniewski, John S.], permits NJ Transit to establish owned insurance entity



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



*Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the feasibility of placing video lottery terminals in one or more NJ horse racetracks.



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