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Vol. XXVI No. 8 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: February 19, 2002 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2002



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Adoption of Organization Resolution at Quorum

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

S12 [Suliga, Joseph], Energy Tax Receipts Prop. Tax Relief Fd.

S13 [Rice, Ronald L.], Housing/related purposes-fds. to St.

S14 [Rice, Ronald L.], St. realty transfer fee revenue-concerns

S16 [Buono, Barbara], Tax amnesty-estab.

S18 [Bryant, Wayne R.], St. budget-reduce cert. approp.

S404 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Lance, Leonard], Tax amnesty-estab.



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

S102 [Singer, Robert W./Cardinale, Gerald+2], Interior Designers Cert. Act-desig.

S143 [Buono, Barbara], Prescription drug label-indicate generic

S222 [Connors, Leonard T.], Ad. w/ guarantee, deceptive-proh.

S296 [Cafiero, James S./Matheussen, John J.+1], Cosmetology and hairstyling-concerns

S418 [Bryant, Wayne R./Littell, Robert E.], Home repair finan. contract-concerns

S581 [Codey, Richard J./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Crane operators-prov. certification

S894 [Bennett, John O.], Safety prof., cert.-proh. advertising

S909 [Codey, Richard J.], Health Svc. Advisory Comm.-abolish



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Bark, Martha W./Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S70 [Rice, Ronald L.], Med. equip, home use-utility cost relief

S83 [Singer, Robert W./Bennett, John O.], Electric pub util-proh discontinuing svc

S395 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Singer, Robert W.], Urban enterprise zones-concerns

S505 [Martin, Robert J./Adler, John H.+3], Mun. transfer of devel. rights-auth.

S569 [Lance, Leonard], Farm produce sign-auth. permit

S869 [Bark, Martha W.+1], Transition bonds-concerns



Senate Environment Meeting

Chairs: Sen. McNamara, Henry P./Sen. Suliga, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chairs: Sen. Furnari, Garry J./Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

S11 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Health care benf., retired emp.-concerns

S51 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Males-comply w/fed. selective svc. law

S127 [Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane B.], Red, White & Blue Ribbon Day-Sept. 11

S152 [Buono, Barbara], Pub emp leave of absence-purch svc cred.

S216 [Connors, Leonard T.], Pub. fd, stolen-garnish pension contrib.

S357 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Retir sys, cert cities-changes loan rate

S417 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Alternate benf. prog.-concerns

S565 [Lance, Leonard], Fire dist. comm.-changes election date

S628 [Furnari, Garry J./Singer, Robert W.+12], Election Law/Procedure Study Comm-estab.







THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2002 (continued)



Senate State Government Meeting (continued)

S659 [Bagger, Richard H./Cardinale, Gerald], St. off./emp.-concerns mileage reimb.

SJR16 [Lance, Leonard], Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend

SR27 [Coniglio, Joseph], Hispanic Hist. Mo.-May, 2002



Senate Transportation Meeting

Chairs: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R./Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

The Committee will not meet.



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 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A2001 [Greenwald, Louis D./Pou, Nellie], Tax amnesty-estab.

A2002 [Tucker, Donald/Payne, William D.], Housing/related purposes-fds. to St.

A2003 [Green, Jerry/Edwards, Willis], St. realty transfer fee revenue-concerns

A2004 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Impreveduto, Anthony], Energy Tax Receipts Prop. Tax Relief Fd.

A2005 [Weinberg, Loretta/Quigley, Joan M.], Hosp. charity care funding-concerns

A2006 [Cohen, Neil M./Wisniewski, John S.], St. disability benf fd-concerns withdraw

A2007 [Weinberg, Loretta/Steele, Alfred E.], Second Injury Fd. surcharges-concerns

A2008 [Sires, Albio/Roberts, Joseph J.], Health care benf., retired emp.-concerns

A2009 [Roberts, Joseph J./Doria, Joseph V.], Health Care Subsidy Fd-medicaid expenses

A2010 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenwald, Louis D.], St. budget-reduce cert. approp.



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A132 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Conaway, Herb+1], Prescription med-concerns insur coverage

A652 [Bodine, Francis L.], Mortgages-concerns expungement

A733 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.], Self-employed individuals-health benf.

A1651 [Cohen, Neil M.], Fds. or assets, terrorism related-freeze



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

The Committee will take testimony from a representative of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority concerning the Urban Revitalization Program and also from a representative of the National Federation of Independent Businesses.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

The Chairwoman has invited Mr. David McMillin of New Jersey Legal Services to provide the Committee with an overview of the consumer issues that are of key interest to the members of his organization.

A284 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Telephone solicitor-caller id blocking

A1743 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Towing operators-accept cash or credit



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

Clifton R. Lacy, M.D., Acting Commissioner, Department of Health and Senior Services, will address the Committee on health care issues and programs.

A120 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Vandervalk, Charlotte+1], Med. Care for Persons w/Devel Disab Comm

A1771 [Edwards, Willis], Brain Injury Research Act



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A67 [Smith, Tom], Condo assn.-concerns meetings

A343 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], St. grants, cert.-notify Leg. and mun.

A710 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cottrell, Melvin+4], Discrim. in housing-concerns

A812 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack+3], Police, firefighters-mortgage asst. prog

A1770 [Sires, Albio/Hackett, Mims], Housing auth/redevel agency memb-concern



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A241 [Barnes, Peter J.], Substance abuse prog.-inmate work cred.

A254 [Barnes, Peter J./Holzapfel, James W.+1], Breath testing devices-concerns use

A391 [Wisniewski, John S.], Driver distractions-concerns accidents

A505 [Cohen, Neil M./Green, Jerry], Fatal accident/leave scene-upgrade crime

A537 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+5], Assault on corrections off-upgrade penal

A1727 [Cryan, Joseph/Barnes, Peter J.+1], Lic. revoked-incr jail time, repeat off.



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities

Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A549 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Moran, Jeffrey W.], Wine tastings-permits cert. Class C lic.

A1003 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Nutritionist Lic. Act

A1382 [Doria, Joseph V./Blee, Francis J.+2], Security guards, cert.-req. lic.

A1678 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Malone, Joseph R.+1], Sires Stakes Prog.-concerns elig.

A1716 [Hackett, Mims], Tattooing/Body Piercing Practice Act



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Guear, Gary L.

The Committee will hear from tourism officials, for an overview of the current issues regarding the status of New Jersey's regional tourism industries and how the Legislature can assist the tourism industry in these regions.



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

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

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The Committee will hear from BPU Acting President Jeanne M. Fox and industry representatives on local telephone competition, Verizon's application to enter New Jersey's long distance market and the status of electric and gas deregulation in this State.



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2002



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



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chairs: Sen. Connors, Leonard T./Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S109 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.], Local Bond Law-revises

S289 [Girgenti, John A.], Fire inspection handbook-prepare/publish

S327 [Matheussen, John J./Allen, Diane B.+2], Fire dists-concerns group life insur.

S381 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Bryant, Wayne R.], Landlords-maintain list of tenants

S577 [Codey, Richard J.+1], Retir. benf.-issue refunding bonds

S845 [Suliga, Joseph/Lesniak, Raymond J.], PAL & PBA-lease mun. owned real estate

S903 [Connors, Leonard T.], Separation benf. fd-incl. in mun budgets

SCR33 [Connors, Leonard T.], Census, 2000-leg. committees study













MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2002 (continued)



*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

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

A306 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Food stamp appl. form-concerns

S19 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara], Hosp. charity care funding-concerns

S60 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.+1], Nursing homes-permit monitoring devices

S585 [Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Home health aides-document patient abuse

S674 [Singer, Robert W.], Assist living resid-background checks

SR13 [Allen, Diane B./Matheussen, John J.], Medicare+Choice prog-enact legislation

SR30 [Turner, Shirley K.], Medicare+Choice prog.-restore Fed. fds

SR32 [Turner, Shirley K.], Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March 2002

Pending Introduction & Referral:

S1138 [Turner, Shirley K.], Food stamp appl. form-concerns



*Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Charles, Joseph/Sen. Lance, Leonard

S15 [Adler, John H.], Second Injury Fd. surcharges-concerns

S17 [Codey, Richard J.], St. disability benf fd-concerns withdraw

S463 [Cardinale, Gerald], Direct sellers-worker's comp. exemp.

S576 [Codey, Richard J./Matheussen, John J.+1], Wage viol., prevailing-incr. penalties

S658 [Bagger, Richard H.], Workplace Viol. Task Force-estab.

S727 [Allen, Diane B.], Vol. fire/rescue personnel-emp. discrim.



Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Girgenti, John A./Sen. Inverso, Peter A.

S166 [Bagger, Richard H.], Interst. Compact for Adult Offender-prov

S254 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Car Watch prog.-estab.

S377 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req

S490 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bucco, Anthony R.], Prison phone rev.-desig. to VCCB claims

S640 [Inverso, Peter A.+6], Funeral expense, cert qual emp-auth pymt

S817 [Girgenti, John A.], Crim. memorabilia profits-escrow account



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2002



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

4th Floor Training Room, Division of Taxation Building,

50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

The Commission will reconfirm several recommendations on 2002-2003 legislative session prefiled bills in addition to reviewing the following bills:

A330 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], UEZ vendor-sell mv at reduced tax rate

A580 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Urban enterprise zones-amusement tax

A743 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], Septic sys., resid-elim. maintenance tax

A833 [Conners, Jack/Pou, Nellie+3], Children's car seats-exemp. sales tax

A835 [Conners, Jack+1], Bicycle helmet-exemp. from sales tax

A997 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.], Med. alarm equip.-exemp. sales & use tax

A1039 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Stolen veh. replacement-sales tax exemp.

S251 [Bucco, Anthony R./Allen, Diane B.], Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax

S258 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.], Fire detection equip.-exempt sales taxes

S636 [Inverso, Peter A.], Urban enterprise zones-amusement tax

S717 [Connors, Leonard T.], Med. alarm equip.-exemp. sales & use tax



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2002



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced







MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2002



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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002



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



State House Commission 9:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2002



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message.

Time and details to be announced