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Vol. XXVIII No. 9 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 17, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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.

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.

For Discussion Only:

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



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



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





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2004 (continued)



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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.], Proj. labor agreements-concerns



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 Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs 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 Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will not meet.



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 American Association of Retired People (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:

A2370 [Wisniewski, John S.], NJT Corp-concerns insur.



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:

A1560 [Smith, Robert J./Voss, Joan M./Cohen, Neil M.+11], Domestic viol.

shelters-not pub. record

S77 [Rice, Ronald L.], Housing nonprofits-concerns

S84 [James, Sharpe+1], Cruelty to animals-concerns

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

S141 [Connors, Leonard T.], Toll monitoring sys.-concerns info.

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

S191 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Animal cruelty crimes-concerns penalties

S193 [Smith, Bob/Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Sick leave banks-sch. emp.

S251 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sarlo, Paul A.], Pedestrian safety-concerns

S252 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sacco, Nicholas J.], Ammunition, cert.-concerns use by police

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

S315 [Bark, Martha W./Allen, Diane B.], Sch. lunches-concerns

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

S337 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Charter sch. admin. & trustees-concerns

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

S513 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Funeral svcs. limo driv.-concerns lic.

S515 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Sarlo, Paul A.], Juv. Justice Master Plans-concerns

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

S557 [Vitale, Joseph F./Girgenti, John A.+4], Patient Safety Act

S566 [Baer, Byron M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+7], Juneteenth Independence Day

S594 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Lance, Leonard+1], Jersey Fresh farm products-St. purch req

S679 [Martin, Robert J.], Uniform Mediation Act-enacts

S708 [Adler, John H.], Wills and estates-revises

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

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

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

SJR19 [Turner, Shirley K.], Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.

SR12 [Coniglio, Joseph], Natl. forest mgmt reg-denounces rollback



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, N.J

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Council on Affordable Housing:

Mark Fisch of Livingston to replace Peter S. Reinhart, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

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.



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 New Jersey 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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

S144 [Bryant, Wayne R./Allen, Diane B.], Physician-cultural competency training

S204 [Smith, Bob/Singer, Robert W.+3], Charitable Registration Act-revises

S302 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Funeral establishments-ad. disclosures

S309 [Bark, Martha W./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Architects-proscribes liab.

S344 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Vet sch graduates, foreign-concerns

S1002 [Codey, Richard J.], Motor bus owners-concerns med. coverage

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1142 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.], Cemetery Act, 2003-repeals cert. prov.



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 1, First Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A437 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Chivukula, Upendra J./Cohen, Neil M.+3], Biotech. Permit Acceleration Task Force

S206 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

S431 [Littell, Robert E.], Land appraisal, cert.-concerns

S568 [Baer, Byron M.], Sci. and Tech. Comm.-investment returns

S586 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H.+1], Farm income averaging cred.-permits



Senate Environment Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee has invited the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to discuss the State's environmental priorities for the next two years.

S192 [Smith, Bob], Water resources & water qual.-concerns

S196 [Smith, Bob], Land, conserv/recreation-concerns

S460 [McNamara, Henry P.+1], Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns

S466 [McNamara, Henry P.+2], Statewide Water Supply Plan-revisions

For Discussion Only:

S435 [Littell, Robert E./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Dam restoration and repair-concerns

S462 [McNamara, Henry P.+1], Drinking water-reevaluate for arsenic

SCR56 [Smith, Bob], Water consumption user fee rev-dedicate



Senate State Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

S319 [Bark, Martha W.], Life-cycle costs-concerns

S494 [Turner, Shirley K.+3], St. contracts-concerns emp.

S839 [Vitale, Joseph F./Asselta, Nicholas], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A1047 [Wolfe, David W./Kean, Sean T.+20], Sept. 11 Memor. Bridge-Rt. No. 70 bridge

S1138 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], NJT Corp-concerns insur.

S1140 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Commercial veh., cert-concern hrs of svc



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM 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