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Vol. XXIV No. 11 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: February 24, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A41 [Bagger, Richard H./Farragher, Clare M.+3], Green Acres-St. proj.;$30M

A1389 [Greenwald, Louis D.+3], Meninigitis-estab. pub. awareness camp.

A1424 [DeCroce, Alex/Murphy, Carol J.+1], Radioactive material-proh. DOT storage

A1576 [Zisa, Charles+2], Resisting arrest-upgrades penal.

A1654 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.+1], Lic. plates, personalized-ease restrict.

A1762 [Wolfe, David W.], Electronic textbooks, nonpub. sch.-aid

A1848 [Merkt, Richard A.], Mun. solid waste collection-apt. resid.

S67 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kosco, Louis F.+1], Inhalants, driv. under influence-proh.

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

S116 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.+4], Nurse aides, certified-crim. hist. check

S165 [Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Law enforcement off. memor.-lic. plate

S167 [Palaia, Joseph A./Allen, Diane+1], Electronic textbooks, nonpub. sch.-aid

S236 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig.

S256 [Bennett, John O./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Law enforcement training costs-concerns

S267 [Bennett, John O./Lynch, John A.], Shoplifting-estab. grading system

S383 [Sinagra, Jack/Codey, Richard J.], Medical gas piping installation-req cert

S450 [Girgenti, John A.+1], Burglary of resid.-2nd degree crime

S460 [Girgenti, John A.], Halal-prev consumer fraud in preparation

S546 [Cafiero, James S.+1], Police training, cert. costs-reimb.

S547 [Cafiero, James S./DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Lic. plates, personalized-ease restrict.

S603 [Inverso, Peter A./Allen, Diane+2], Domestic viol. shelters-not pub. record

S659 [Cardinale, Gerald/Lesniak, Raymond J.], Wine tasting-permits cert. Class C lic.

S661 [Codey, Richard J./Sinagra, Jack+1], SIDS death-protocol for autopsies

S717 [Bassano, C. Louis], Prev. Mental Retardation & Devel. Disab.

S773 [McNamara, Henry P./Inverso, Peter A.+7], Green Acres-St. proj.;$30M

S777 [Schluter, William E./Martin, Robert J.+6], Recreation lands, nonprofit entity;$12M

S786 [Sinagra, Jack], Hemophiliacs-concerns home care svcs.

S797 [Bassano, C. Louis], Jewish War Vet Mem. Hwy-desig. Rt. 82

S806 [Singer, Robert W./Bucco, Anthony R.+3], Complexes/apt. bldgs.-concerns mun. svcs

S808 [Schluter, William E.], Meningitis-pub. awareness camp.;$50K

S828 [Adler, John H./Martin, Robert J.], Resisting arrest-clarifies

S839 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Matheussen, John J.], Impersonate law enforcement off.-crime

S869 [Cardinale, Gerald/Bucco, Anthony R.+18], Oral recitation in pub. sch.-daily;$10K

S904 [Allen, Diane], Inmates, civil actions-filing fees

SJR12 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Codey, Richard J.+8], Drunk Driv. Comm.-creates permanent

SJR13 [Lynch, John A./Sinagra, Jack], Foster Children's Day-desig. December 12

SR28 [Bennett, John O./Connors, Leonard T.], Heating oil-Cong investigate shortage



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

S1046 [Sinagra, Jack/Cardinale, Gerald+1], HMO, cert.-concerns insolvency



Senate Commerce Meeting 11:30 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald

S804 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Long distance access rates-reg.

S805 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Telecommunications carriers-prop. tax

S874 [Inverso, Peter A./Bennett, John O.+2], Telecommunications-elim. prop. tax















MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2000 (continued)



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

S799 [Girgenti, John A./Kosco, Louis F.], Higher Ed. Capital Improvement Fd.-incr.

S835 [Matheussen, John J./Martin, Robert J.], Higher ed instit/dormitory-auto fire sys

S891 [Kosco, Louis F./Cafiero, James S.+2], Higher ed instit/dormitory-auto fire sys



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

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

The Committee will take testimony from officials of the Department of Agriculture, the NJ Farm Bureau, Rutgers University, and other invited parties on the state of agriculture in New Jersey.



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Committee will hear a presentation by Mr. Ralph J. Constantino and Mr. Chuck Moorer of State Street Global Advisors.

A1136 [Russo, David C./Doria, Joseph V.], Cred. card-proh. solicitation of student

A1229 [Malone, Joseph R./Wolfe, David W.+1], Co. voc. sch. staff-cert.

A1425 [DeCroce, Alex/Augustine, Alan M.+1], Pupil, election bd. memb-excused absence

A1661 [Asselta, Nicholas/Heck, Rose Marie+4], Domestic viol/child abuse-ed instruction

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

A1888 [Wolfe, David W.], E=mc2 prog.-estab.;$370K



*Assembly Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

A611 [Quigley, Joan M./Kelly, John V.], Tenants org.-maintain cert. util.

A759 [Zecker, Gerald H.], Local Redevel., Housing Law-revises

A926 [Kelly, John V./Quigley, Joan M.+3], Fire detection equip.-exempt sales taxes

A1420 [DeCroce, Alex/Weingarten, Joel], Constr. permits, cert.-limits duration

A2118 [Kelly, John V./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Fire safety comm.-incr. number

A2119 [Green, Jerry/Biondi, Peter J.], Rent gouging-prev. in st. of emerg. area



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A556 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Weingarten, Joel], Theft of cert. sacred objects-concerns

A863 [Bagger, Richard H.+1], Consumer product tampering, cert.-crime

A1113 [Cohen, Neil M./Quigley, Joan M.+2], Place of worship-penal. for crimes w/in

A1140 [Russo, David C./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Uniform Partnership Act-enacts

A1573 [Zisa, Charles/Stanley, Craig A.+7], Drug free zone-playgrounds

A1618 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Weingarten, Joel+1], Crime in place of worship-incr. penal.

A1973 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Impersonate law enforcement off.-crime

A2047 [Talarico, Guy F.], Power of attorney-revise statutes

A2049 [Carroll, Michael Patrick], Estate executors comm.-clarifies law





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

A555 [LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Wage collection-agreement with other st.

A1796 [Garcia, Raul], Apparel Industry Unit;$600K

A1976 [Geist, George F.], Work related accident reports-filing

A1977 [Geist, George F.], Temp. disab. pymts-concerns

S28 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./McNamara, Henry P.+1], Wage collection-agreement with other St.

S244 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Sinagra, Jack+2], Temp. disab. pymts-concerns



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A1336 [Augustine, Alan M./Asselta, Nicholas+1], Somalia participants-extend vet. status

A1508 [Heck, Rose Marie/DeCroce, Alex], Playwrights Theatre-DLPS;$90K

A1610 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Weingarten, Joel], Freeholder elections-held by dist.

A1948 [Malone, Joseph R./Augustine, Alan M.], St. Health Benf. Comm-add two emp. memb.

For discussion Only:

A1309 [Geist, George F.], Govt. records-prov. pub. access



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

Any members of the public wishing to testify should prepare and submit at least 12 copies of their written testimony for distribution to the Committee.

A1811 [Steele, Alfred E.], Incinerator proj.-reimb. loc. govt. unit

For Discussion Only:

A81 [Rooney, John E.+3], Solid Waste Mgt. Act-revises

A82 [Rooney, John E.+2], Solid waste disposal-mun. responsible

A83 [Rooney, John E.+2], Recycling law, regs.-reflects changes

A84 [Rooney, John E.+2], Solid waste disposal-regulatory reform

A85 [Rooney, John E.+2], Solid Waste Fac. Debt Retir. Act

A411 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Solid waste fac. debt-refinance



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

A539 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.+7], Children, seat belts-req. rear mv seats

A1325 [Augustine, Alan M./Bagger, Richard H.+1], Pedestrian right-of-way sign-mun install

A1422 [DeCroce, Alex], NJT constr. contract-award lowest bidder

A1645 [Asselta, Nicholas/DeCroce, Alex+1], Cape May Seashore Lines-rehab.

A1971 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Gregg, Guy R.], Purple Heart recipient-special lic plate

AJR36 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Thomas Paine Bridge-desig. Rt 295 bridge



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2000



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

The purpose of the meeting is to invite testimony from the public on specific rules, regulations or processes of the Department of Treasury that unduly hinder or burden individual taxpayers, businesses, municipalities and school districts.



THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000



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: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A190 [Gusciora, Reed/Lance, Leonard], St emp commuter transp benf prog-concern

A324 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Heck, Rose Marie+3], Nurse aides, recert.-crim. hist. check

A779 [Holzapfel, James W./Moran, Jeffrey W.+5], DNA testing-broadens group of defendants

A842 [Thompson, Samuel D./Weingarten, Joel+1], Income tax pymt. sys-cred. or debit card

A925 [Kelly, John V./Malone, Joseph R.+2], Inspector General-estab. position

A1183 [Arnone, Michael J./Doria, Joseph V.], Loc. govt./sch dist-revise cert mandates

A1484 [Heck, Rose Marie/O'Toole, Kevin J.+4], Admin. rule-making process-revises

A1886 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Psychoanalysts St. Cert. Act

A1930 [Russo, David C./Zisa, Charles], Court transcripts fees-concerns

A2058 [Bagger, Richard H.], Homestead/NJSAVER-concerns rebates

S439 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Sinagra, Jack+1], DNA testing-broadens group of defendants

S657 [Cardinale, Gerald/Inverso, Peter A.+4], Psychoanalysts St. Cert. Act



THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000 (continued)



*Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

A263 [Farragher, Clare M.], Prop. & casualty guaranty fds.-pymt. cap

A1244 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Stolen veh. replacement-sales tax exemp.

A1783 [Garcia, Raul], Euro-prov. continuity of cert. contracts

S618 [Inverso, Peter A./Cardinale, Gerald], Euro introduction-concerns

Pending Referral:

S786 [Sinagra, Jack], Hemophiliacs-concerns home care svcs.

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A2120 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], Hemophiliacs-concerns home care svcs.



*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Lance, Leonard

The Committee will meet to hear an overview of the NJ economy. Alan Kooney, Legislative Budget and Finance Officer, also will discuss the upcoming budget process and the services provided to the Committee by the Office of Legislative Services.



*Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

A159 [Friscia, Arline M.], Public adjusters-concerns

A806 [Crecco, Marion+1], Tattooing & Body Piercing Practice Act

A892 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Price gouging-proh. during st. of emerg.

A1957 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Auto body repair fac.-lic.

A2067 [Thompson, Samuel D./Wisniewski, John S.+2], Medical gas piping installation-req cert

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A2139 [Gill, Nia H./Impreveduto, Anthony], Acupuncture training-concerns



*Assembly Commerce, Tourism, Gaming and Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Environment Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

A651 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K

A1172 [Arnone, Michael J./Gusciora, Reed+8], Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

A1179 [Arnone, Michael J.], Lake restoration proj.;$550K

A1306 [Geist, George F./Collins, Jack+5], Potable water-testing req.;$75K

A1975 [Geist, George F.], Well permits, new-concerns constr.

AJR23 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Beaches-natl. ocean water qual. standard



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

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

A1439 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Cohen, Neil M.+2], Community Health Care Assets Prot. Act

A1982 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Thompson, Samuel D.], SIDS death-protocol for autopsies

A1984 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta], HealthDecisions NJ;$99K

A2031 [Blee, Francis J./Gregg, Guy R.], Medicaid reimb. to nursing fac.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

A845 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph+15], Carrier Appeals Prog.-creates



*Assembly Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

A880 [Bateman, Christopher], Vol.-indemnification by mun., co.

A1185 [Arnone, Michael J./Doria, Joseph V.], Dual real prop. tax rate sys.-estab.

A1415 [DeCroce, Alex/Arnone, Michael J.], Prop. tax-optional assessment notice

A1437 [Farragher, Clare M.], Water Supply Auth-concerns tax pymts

A1707 [Wisniewski, John S.], Ad contracts on pub. fac.-exempts

A1803 [Tucker, Donald], Revaluation Fiscal Shock-task force

ACR58 [Arnone, Michael J./Collins, Jack+4], Site value taxation sys.-permit mun.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

A347 [Barnes, Peter J.], Substance abuse prog.-inmate work cred.

A432 [Weingarten, Joel], Sex Offender Info. Registry-estab.

A517 [Bodine, Francis L.], Firemen's Home, NJ-updates law

A553 [LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Satellite telephone grant prog.;$5M

A778 [Holzapfel, James W./Asselta, Nicholas], Internet Crim. Info. Registry-estab.

A1510 [Heck, Rose Marie/Talarico, Guy F.], Satellite communications device-grant

A1932 [Bateman, Christopher], Alco. treatment prog.-mv surcharges

A2088 [Holzapfel, James W.], Voice Verification parole pilot prog;$99

AJR39 [Bateman, Christopher], Drunk Driv. Comm.-creates permanent





THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000 (continued)



*Assembly Senior Issues and Community Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cottrell, Melvin

A656 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+3], PAAD elig.-concerns

A749 [Zecker, Gerald H./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], NJ Parentage Act-changes time limitation

A780 [Holzapfel, James W.], Work First NJ-crim. hist. check

A1135 [Russo, David C./Quigley, Joan M.+3], Child support-estab liens on settlements

A1231 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+5], PAAD, Medicaid dispending fee-incr. $1

A1431 [DeCroce, Alex], CONTACT Hotline;$5K

A1940 [Bateman, Christopher/Lance, Leonard], PeopleCare Ctr, Inc., Bridgewater;$99K

AR91 [Heck, Rose Marie/Collins, Jack], Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March 1998

S252 [Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane+3], Child support, delinquent-community svc.



*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

Chair: Asw. Murphy, Carol J.

The Committee will not meet.



MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2000



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM NJ Performing Arts Center, Banquet Hall on the second tier, One Center Street, Newark, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM The NJ Performing Arts Center, Banquet Hall on the second tier, One Center Street, Newark, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2000



ASSEMBLY SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2000



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Mercer County Community College, Gymnasium,

1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Mercer County Community College, Gymnasium,

1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2000



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 20, 2000



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 (A) Committees scheduled to meet

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











WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2000



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Burlington County College, Gymnasium, County Route 530, Pemberton, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Assembly Budget Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Burlington County College, Gymnasium, County Route 530, Pemberton, NJ

Joint Public Hearing with the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on the FY 2001 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2000



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