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Vol. XXV No. 9 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: February 20, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2001



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:30 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A395 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Garcia, Raul+16], Graffiti-vandals, prop. owners clean

A601 [Quigley, Joan M./Bagger, Richard H.+19], Jurors, cert.-prov. addl. comp.

A812 [Crecco, Marion], Housing auth police-estab in mun police

A1256 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.+14], Survivor benf., cert.-excl. income tax

A1306 [Geist, George F./Collins, Jack+23], Private Well Testing Act;$1M

A1500 [Heck, Rose Marie/O'Toole, Kevin J.+8], Domestic Viol. Victims' Fd.-estab.

A1622 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Blee, Francis J.+7], Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab.

A1693 [Wisniewski, John S.], Transp. Trust Fd-proh purch office equip

A1932 [Bateman, Christopher/LeFevre, Kenneth C.+10], Alco. treatment prog.-mv surcharges

A1950 [Kelly, John V.+1], Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog

A1968 [Felice, Nicholas R./Impreveduto, Anthony], Special sch. elec.-req. cert. notices

A2185 [Lance, Leonard/Heck, Rose Marie+2], Devel. Disab. Fac. Constr. Fd.;$38.695M

A2318 [Charles, Joseph/Lance, Leonard+5], Hudson Cradle-DHS;$350K

A2340 [DiGaetano, Paul/Kelly, John V.], HMDC-NJ Meadowlands Commission

A2517 [Lance, Leonard/Arnone, Michael J.+2], Gambler-request placement self-excl list

A2542 [Heck, Rose Marie/Stuhltrager, Gary W.], Regional Child Abuse Treatment Ctrs.;$2M

A2742 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Master plumbers-concerns lic.

A2759 [Bagger, Richard H.], Natl. Ctr. for Neighborhood, Brownfields

A2772 [Lance, Leonard/Myers, Connie], Farm produce sign-auth. permit

A2802 [Russo, David C./Zisa, Charles], Shoplifting-upgrades offense

A2888 [Geist, George F.], Simple assault against law off.-upgrades

A2934 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.+2], Sch. buses-10-yr. lease purch. agreement

A2970 [Gibson, John C./DiGaetano, Paul], Green Acres-St. proj.;$29M

A2971 [Rooney, John E./Murphy, Carol J.+4], Recreation/conserv.-devel. land;$7.65M

A2972 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.], Stokes St. Forest;$1M

A2973 [Wolfe, David W./Geist, George F.], Open space acquisition proj.;$40.440M

A2974 [Corodemus, Steve/Farragher, Clare M.], Open space acquisition proj.-central NJ

A2975 [DeCroce, Alex/Biondi, Peter J.+3], Open space acquisition proj.-northern NJ

A2976 [Azzolina, Joseph/Doria, Joseph V.], Open space acquisition proj.-urban aid

A3044 [Azzolina, Joseph], Hunger Prev./Nutrition Asst Prog Act;$5M

A3048 [Wolfe, David W./Corodemus, Steve], Underground storage tank removal-grant

A3213 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+3], Pupil transp.-concerns

AR10 [Bagger, Richard H.+9], Pres Bush's Tax Relief Prog-Cong support

AR166 [Murphy, Carol J./Caraballo, Wilfredo+1], Natl. energy plan-President devel.

AR172 [Smith, Tom/Charles, Joseph], Black History Mo.-desig. February 2001

AR173 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph], Gujarat, India victims-express concern

AR190 [Collins, Jack], Reagan, Ronald-recog. 90th birthday

S249 [Bennett, John O.], Special sch. elec.-req. cert. notices

S510 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane+16], Women's Micro-Bus. Cred. Act;$750K

S1339 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Allen, Diane], Underground storage tank removal-grant

S1577 [Cardinale, Gerald/Allen, Diane], Master plumbers-concerns lic.

S1591 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Hunger Prev./Nutrition Asst Prog Act;$5M

S1875 [Matheussen, John J./Zane, Raymond J.+2], Green Acres-St. proj.;$29M

S1876 [McNamara, Henry P./Schluter, William E.+2], Recreation/conserv.-devel. land;$7.65M

S1877 [Littell, Robert E.], Stokes St. Forest;$1M

S1878 [Allen, Diane/Robertson, Norman M.], Open space acquisition proj.;$40.440M

S1879 [Inverso, Peter A./Sinagra, Jack+3], Open space acquisition proj.-central NJ

S1880 [McNamara, Henry P./Bucco, Anthony R.], Open space acquisition proj.-northern NJ

S1881 [Kenny, Bernard F./Baer, Byron M.+4], Open space acquisition proj.-urban aid

S2097 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./McNamara, Henry P.+4], Pupil transp.-concerns



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2001



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





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2001 (continued)



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

A862 [Bagger, Richard H./Collins, Jack+2], Main Street NJ prog.-creates;$800k

A2380 [Bagger, Richard H./Suliga, Joseph+1], Effluent treatment equip-corp. tax cred.

A2381 [Bagger, Richard H./Suliga, Joseph+1], Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax

A2930 [Smith, Tom/Kelly, John V.+6], Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant

A3032 [Lance, Leonard/Malone, Joseph R.], Suppl approp from General Fd.;$30,979.5M

S1 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Inverso, Peter A.+20], Homestead rebate benf.-incr., index max.

S2 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Matheussen, John J.+20], NJ SAVER rebate-accelerates phase-in

S3 [Connors, Leonard T./Sinagra, Jack+21], Leg Initiative Mun Block Grant Prog-incr

S788 [Allen, Diane/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Main Street NJ prog.-creates;$800K

S847 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+13], Survivor benf., cert.-excl. income tax

S1154 [Sinagra, Jack/Cardinale, Gerald+1], Motor fuel discount coupon, cert-permits

S1209 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.], Effluent treatment equip-prov. tax cred.

S1210 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.], Effluent, treated-prov. tax cred.

S1234 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.], Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax

S1310 [Martin, Robert J./Cafiero, James S.], SHBP retirees-concerns coverage

S1330 [Littell, Robert E./Sinagra, Jack], Prescription benf card, standardized-req

S1453 [Cafiero, James S./Connors, Leonard T.], Regional sch. dist.-concerns St. support

S1834 [Gormley, William L./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+9], Low Income Home Energy Asst. Grant

S1963 [Gormley, William L./McNamara, Henry P.+5], Inspector General sch. constr.;$4M

S2076 [Bennett, John O./Bark, Martha W.+1], Racing Comm.;$18M

S2083 [Gormley, William L.], Election Law Enforcement;$3M

S2099 [Singer, Robert W.], Lakewood Sch. Dist.;$3M



*Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM Committe Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ,

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

A1203 [Corodemus, Steve], World Language Instr. Comm.-estab.

A1236 [Malone, Joseph R./Blee, Francis J.+8], Ed. foundations-prov. grants to estab.

A1755 [Wolfe, David W./Weingarten, Joel+1], Sch. bd. memb.-expands indemnification

A2943 [Malone, Joseph R./Collins, Jack],Ext. deadline-submission long range plan Sch. Dist.

S392 [Lesniak, Raymond J./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+1], Bd. of ed.-file info, sch. viol.

S627 [Matheussen, John J./Martin, Robert J.+1], Suspension from sch.-unexcused absence

S1126 [Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Subcontracting, pub. sch.-concerns

S1250 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Pupil transp. contract bids-concerns

S1426 [O'Connor, Edward T./Kenny, Bernard F.], Sch. crossing guards-concerns

S1847 [Allen, Diane/Bark, Martha W.], Willingboro Sch. Dist.-fac.;$300K

S2019 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Library grant fds.-concerns

S2077 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Pupil-aid-in-lieu-of transp-incr amount

S2096 [Littell, Robert E.+1], College Leadership NJ;$50K

S2099 [Singer, Robert W.], Lakewood Sch. Dist.;$3M



Senate Health Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The committee will receive testimony from persons who have been invited to discuss issues related to the nursing shortage in New Jersey.

A2801 [Russo, David C./Vandervalk, Charlotte+1], Uniform Anatomical Gift Act-amends

S877 [Singer, Robert W./Allen, Diane+1], Alzheimer's patients-monitor location

S1396 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kosco, Louis F.+1], Dextromethorphan product sale-minor proh

S1589 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Inverso, Peter A.], Dextromethorphan hydrobromide-proh.

S1604 [Singer, Robert W./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Prostate cancer-vol. contrib, income tax

S1988 [Matheussen, John J./Inverso, Peter A.+6], Uniform Anatomical Gift Act-amends

S2139 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sinagra, Jack], Breast/cervical cancer-Medicaid cover

S2141 [Sinagra, Jack/Codey, Richard J.], Stroke ctrs.-concerns desig.;$2M

SR77 [Bennett, John O./Sinagra, Jack], Stachybotrys atra infestations-prov info



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2001 (continued)



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

A122 [Merkt, Richard A./Biondi, Peter J.+2], St. real prop., surplus-conveyance

A988 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+7], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A1342 [Augustine, Alan M.+1], PERS, TPAF-retirement allowance options

S1289 [Cafiero, James S.], Firefighters, cert.-enroll in PFRS

S1894 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Lebanon Crisis participants-expand benf.

S1948 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sinagra, Jack], Human Relations Council-modify gov.

S1956 [Robertson, Norman M./Baer, Byron M.+25], Election equip. upgrade-estab grant prog

S1993 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], SPRS-permits svc. cred. purchase

S1998 [Allen, Diane/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], PFRS, off-duty-accidental death benf.

S2142 [Martin, Robert J.], JRS-revise elig.



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

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

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cafiero, James S.

S194 [Bassano, C. Louis/Bucco, Anthony R.], Adoptees-allows access to med. hist info

S300 [James, Sharpe], Adoption registry, mutual consent-estab.

S1932 [Robertson, Norman M.], Adoptees-allows access to birth cert.

S1950 [Bucco, Anthony R./Cafiero, James S.], Adoption registry, mutual consent-estab.

S2002 [Allen, Diane/Cafiero, James S.], Adoptees birth cert. access-18 and over



Assembly Education Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

A308 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Augustine, Alan M.+1], Tuition Aid Grant prog.-expands

A364 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herbert C.+3], Tuition Aid Grant prog.-expands;$29M

A1299 [Geist, George F.], Sch. bds.-adoption of salary policy

A1728 [Lance, Leonard+1], Child of St. inmate-determine resid.

A2749 [Weingarten, Joel/Bagger, Richard H.], George Washington portrait-display;$135K

A2992 [Stanley, Craig A./Wolfe, David W.], Tuition Aid Grant prog.-expands

A3076 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Sch. dist. budget cap adjustment-prov.

A3204 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Lakewood Sch. Dist.;$3M

AR168 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard], Science Olympiad Day-desig March 20



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

Monmouth Unviversity, Young Auditorium, Bey Hall, Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

A2433 [Corodemus, Steve/Talarico, Guy F.], Search/rescue dogs, kill, injure-penal.

A2698 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.+1], Animal cruelty crimes, cert.-4th degree

A2899 [Murphy, Carol J.], Emerg. mgt. laws-modernizes

A2931 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Emerg. mgt. laws-modernizes

A3097 [Garrett, E. Scott/Myers, Connie], Campgrounds-exemp. cert. req.

A3201 [Holzapfel, James W./Smith, Tom], No Early Release Act-specifies crimes

A3202 [Blee, Francis J.], Domestic terrorism preparedness-$1M

A3214 [Holzapfel, James W.], Parole Bureau-transfers dept.

S92 [Gormley, William L./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+6], Domestic terrorism preparedness-$1M



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Littell, Robert E./Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

For approval:

(1) County Solid Waste Partnership grants, 1985 Bond Act, (2) Green Acres bond reallocations, project changes, (3) pending transfers of appropriations --

Department of Transportation, (4) other transfers as necessary, (5) other business.



THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2001



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

Written comments on bills should be submitted at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A1249 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], TPAF vet. retirees-paid health benf.

A2794 [Garcia, Raul], Co. emp. retiree-permits COLA

A2924 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], DOC administrators, cert.-police powers

A2932 [Blee, Francis J.], Crim. investigator, St.-transfer to PFRS

A2952 [Roberts, Joseph J./Vandervalk, Charlotte], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

A3014 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Police, firefighter-post retir. med benf

S1395 [Codey, Richard J.], JRS, cert. memb.-prov. max. pension

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2001 (continued)



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting (continued)

S1465 [Inverso, Peter A.], PFRS-concerns purch. of svc. cred.

S1893 [Cafiero, James S.], DOC administrators, cert.-police powers

S1907 [Singer, Robert W.], TPAF vet. retirees-paid health benf.



MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2001



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Appel Farm, 457 Shirley Road, Elmer, Salem County, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Appel Farm, 457 Shirley Road, Elmer, Salem County, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2001



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



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2001



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Montclair State University (Student Center Ballroom),

1 Normal Avenue, Upper Montclair, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Montclair State University (Student Center Ballroom),

1 Normal Avenue, Upper Montclair, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001



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



MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2001



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2001



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM The Trenton War Memorial (Theater Ballroom) Barrack and West Lafayette Streets, Trenton, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM The Trenton War Memorial (Theatre Ballroom), Barrack

and West Lafayette Streets, Trenton, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2002 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker







MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2001



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 Meeting 9:00 AM

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2001



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