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Vol. XXVI No. 9 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: February 22, 2002 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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

Co-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



Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Martin, Robert J./Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A1152 [Wolfe, David W./Doria, Joseph V.], Teachers, foreign-concerns emp.

A1690 [Sires, Albio/Doria, Joseph V.], Sch. budget-concerns calendar year

A1691 [Doria, Joseph V./Hackett, Mims+1], Charter sch. fac.-concerns construction

S256 [Bucco, Anthony R./Palaia, Joseph A.+4], Student's disciplinary records-transfer

S384 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Sch. bus-driver present w/pupil on bus

S504 [Vitale, Joseph F./Martin, Robert J.], Charter sch. fac.-concerns construction

S509 [Martin, Robert J./Palaia, Joseph A.], Teachers, foreign countries-concerns emp

S796 [Turner, Shirley K.], Charter sch.-cert. priority enrollment

S1099 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. budget-concerns calendar year



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

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

Trenton, NJ

Co-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

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

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



Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Sen. Gormley, William L.

Considered:

to be a member of the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority:

Joseph M. Forgione of New Vernon for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be Adjutant General:

Colonel Glenn Rieth of Ewing for the term prescribed by law.

to be Chief Executive Officer of the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission:

Rev. Dr. William D. Watley of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2002 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Interviewed:

to be Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection:

Bradley Campbell of Chapel Hill, N.C. for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Health and Senior Services:

Dr. Clifton Lacy of Highland Park for the term prescribed by law.

to be President of the Board of Public Utilities:

Jeanne Fox of New Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.



Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Co-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

Co-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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

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

Pending Referral:

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

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

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



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

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

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

A473 [Bateman, Christopher/DeCroce, Alex+3], Mortgage guaranty insur.-concerns

A555 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Fraguela, Rafael J.+1], Gift certificates-valid until redeemed

S161 [Bagger, Richard H.], Social worker emp by hospices-definition

S223 [Connors, Leonard T.+3], Charities-renewal of regis.

S538 [Gill, Nia H.], Sellers of svcs.-proh. pricing discrim.

S764 [Allen, Diane B.], Prop/casualty insur. refunds-time limits

S770 [Allen, Diane B./Cardinale, Gerald], Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.

S805 [Bark, Martha W./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Architects-proscribes liab.

S930 [Coniglio, Joseph], Health coverage terminated-notify emp.

S1068 [Cardinale, Gerald/Singer, Robert W.], Home Improvement Contractors' Regis. Act

S1087 [Cardinale, Gerald], Homeowners' insur. policies-concerns

S1097 [Cardinale, Gerald], Earthquake insur.-concerns endorsements



*Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

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

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM

Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S220 [Connors, Leonard T.], Power vessels, cert. env. areas-reg.

S501 [Vitale, Joseph F./McNamara, Henry P.], Water resources preserv-concerns funding

S533 [James, Sharpe], Water/wastewater treatment svcs-concerns

S695 [McNamara, Henry P.], Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns

S701 [McNamara, Henry P.], Contaminated sites-concerns

S889 [Smith, Bob], Land preserv., cert.-concerns



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S97 [Singer, Robert W./Bark, Martha W.], Disab. vet. emblem-auth. lic. plate

S227 [Connors, Leonard T./Allen, Diane B.+1], Distinguished Flying Cross-lic. plate

S229 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.], Distinguished svc. medal-auth lic. plate

S239 [Suliga, Joseph], Toll rd auth-inform motorist, towing fee

S321 [Matheussen, John J./Littell, Robert E.+8], Emerg. svc. vol.-waive driv. lic. fee

S390 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Kenny, Bernard F.], DOT-conduct emerg. response control prog

S432 [Bryant, Wayne R./Furnari, Garry J.], Flight instruction-background checks

S965 [Turner, Shirley K.], Assist. dogs-concerns NJT's treatment

S1139 [Codey, Richard J.], United We Stand-estab. lic. plate



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 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

In addition, Charles Kuperus, Secretary of Agriculture, will address the committee on the State's agriculture industry.

A1109 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.], Black bear pop.-bans intentional feeding

A1880 [Van Drew, Jeff/Smith, Robert J.], Lobsters-concerns

A1882 [Van Drew, Jeff/Fisher, Douglas H.], Shellfish harvest laws-incr. penal.

AJR25 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig.



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

A842 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Child in foster care-concerns sch. dist.

A1146 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Student's disciplinary records-transfer

A1717 [Hackett, Mims], Sch. dist.-estab. emerg./crises plan

A1819 [Steele, Alfred E.], Nov-viol. leaders-concerns instruction

ACR83 [Stanley, Craig A.], Bill of rights for learning-pub. sch.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will take testimony on issues concerning historic preservation projects in the State.

For Discussion Only:

A600 [Arnone, Michael J./Gusciora, Reed+6], Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act



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 about improvements in the federal and State food stamp programs as well as other anti-hunger programs in NJ

A679 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sarlo, Paul A.], Child support-sheriff maintain stats.

A680 [Weinberg, Loretta], Child support-health insur. coverage

A689 [Weinberg, Loretta/Doria, Joseph V.+2], Domestic viol-insurers proh from discrim



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.

The Committee will receive testimony from Attorney General David Samson and Kathryn Flicker, Assistant Attorney General-in-Charge, Office of Counter Terrorism, concerning New Jersey's domestic security plans.

A282 [Gusciora, Reed/Vandervalk, Charlotte+6], EMT-cert. as EMT-Ds

A283 [Gusciora, Reed+1], EMT-prog. in advanced airway care

A769 [Green, Jerry/Egan, Joseph V.], Campus security plans-higher ed. instit.

A1041 [Malone, Joseph R.], Emerg. Svcs. Vol. Award Prog.-loc. vol.



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 regarding sentencing from Lee A. Solomon, Camden County Prosecutor and Douglas Eakeley, Esq..

A719 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Inmate release-crim. background check

A908 [Edwards, Willis], Discrim. in emp.-broadens civil rights

A1648 [Cohen, Neil M.], Sept. 11, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act-enact

A1655 [Cohen, Neil M./Russo, David C.], Computer crime statute-revises

A1730 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Parolees release-prov. verified address

A1782 [Weinberg, Loretta/Ahearn, Matt+8], Emp. discrim.-makes cert. changes



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Friscia, Arline M.

A214 [Friscia, Arline M.+10], DCED, EDA constr. contracts, cert.-wages

A380 [Wisniewski, John S./Geist, George F.+1], Paydays falling on nonwork days-concerns

A1344 [Geist, George F./Guear, Gary L.+6], Wage viol., prevailing-incr. penalties

A1924 [Friscia, Arline M./Sarlo, Paul A.+9], St. emp., essential-prov. comp. time



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 13, 4th Fl., State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

In its continuing effort to solicit testimony from NJ Veterans' organizations concerning issues critical to NJ's veterans, the committee will receive testimony from: David Weiss, Jewish War Veterans and Larry St. Laurent, NJ's Korean War Veterans.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The committee will also hear testimony from the members of the Budget Efficiency Savings Team (BEST) Commission.

A715 [Johnson, Gordon M./Ahearn, Matt], Storage fac.-regulate



*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A542 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Internet Voting Study Comm.-estab.;$25K

A543 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Absentee ballots-concerns

A585 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+7], Voter receipts-prov. for issuance

A1156 [D'Amato, Paul R./Blee, Francis J.], Recall election-proh. contrib. by casino















THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A representative from the Division of Senior Affairs in the Department of Health and Senior Services will address the Committee on programs and benefits available to Senior Citizens. A-1735 will be for Discussion Only.

A1384 [Doria, Joseph V.+1], PAAD recipients-allow choice of pharmacy

A1735 [Stanley, Craig A./Barnes, Peter J.], Crime against 65 or older-enhance penal.

AR34 [Edwards, Willis], Medicaid-revise 'resources' definition



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A387 [Wisniewski, John S.], E-ZPass theft-fourth degree crime

A566 [Impreveduto, Anthony+2], GSP-toll collection lanes be consistent

A958 [DeCroce, Alex/Holzapfel, James W.+1], DOT-conduct emerg. response control prog

A1512 [Doria, Joseph V./Guear, Gary L.], E-ZPass Bill of Rights-creates

A1662 [Cohen, Neil M.], Port Auth.-electronic toll sys violation

A1757 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Tpk. Auth.-waive tolls, cert. conditions

AR89 [Wisniewski, John S.], Highway purposes-appropriate fed. fds.



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



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Sen. Gormley, William L.

Considered:

to be a member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of New Jersey-Board of Directors:

Thomas J. Deverin of Carteret to replace Stephen John Fischl, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Parole Board:

Reverend Kenneth L. Saunders of Piscataway for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be Commissioner of Banking and Insurance:

Holly Bakke of Lebanon for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Superintendent of the State Police:

Joseph J. Santiago of Newark to replace Carson J. Dunbar, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.



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.