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Vol. XXVII No. 12 REVISED II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: February 27, 2003 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes



MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2003



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A278 [Gusciora, Reed/Chatzidakis, Larry], Pesticide Use Reduction Recognition Act

A538 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Friscia, Arline M.+3], St. Police-concerns seniority

A545 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+8], Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab.

A1987 [Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff+1], Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction

A2229 [Roberts, Joseph J./Biondi, Peter J./Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Pub. works contractor-concerns regis.

A2236 [Chatzidakis, Larry+2], Drought mgmt.-concerns

A2252 [Weinberg, Loretta/Munoz, Eric], Primary practitioner-loan redemption

A2444 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenwald, Louis D./Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta+9], HIV drug resistance test-Medicaid cover

A2519 [Russo, David C./Weinberg, Loretta], Marriages-concerns validation

A2585 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenwald, Louis D./Sarlo, Paul A.], Haz. sub. cleanup-changes law

A2628 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenwald, Louis D./Burzichelli, John J.+4], Remediation costs-bus. tax cred.

A2801 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Impreveduto, Anthony], Solid waste disposal, cert.-crim. penal.

A2851 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M

A2998 [Wisniewski, John S./Friscia, Arline M./Kean, Sean T./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns

A3145 [Cryan, Joseph/Greenwald, Louis D.+1], Lawn watering restrict.-estab.

A3162 [Green, Jerry], Handicapped accessible pub bldgs-concern

A3209 [Gusciora, Reed], Auto refinish coatings-restrict sales

A3281 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff/McKeon, John F.+29], CATV-concerns cert. bus. practices

A3284 [Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.], Brownfields Redevel. Task Force-concerns

AR200 [Stender, Linda/Green, Jerry], Superfund site-Cong. fd. cleanup

AR209 [Smith, Robert J./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Coastal waters-commends Rutgers research

AR210 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Pineland Mun Fire Safety Committee

AR211 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Pinelands Forest Fire Task Force-create

AR238 [Sires, Albio/Roberts, Joseph J./Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+5], Needs of states-stimulus package

AR259 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte], Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2003

S696 [McNamara, Henry P./Smith, Bob+4], Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$40M

S884 [Palaia, Joseph A./Cafiero, James S.], Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction

S1495 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Ergonomics in Ed. Study Comm.-estab.

S1762 [Cardinale, Gerald/Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Marriages-concerns validation

S1851 [Matheussen, John J./Cafiero, James S.+4], St. Police-concerns cert. memb.

S1969 [Palaia, Joseph A./Adler, John H./Corodemus, Steve/Gusciora, Reed/Van Drew, Jeff+5], Dredged material, transport-concerns

S2069 [Palaia, Joseph A./Buono, Barbara/Furnari, Garry J./Vitale, Joseph F.+12], Carbon monoxide detectors-concerns

SCR68 [Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Ocean dumping-adopt stricter rules



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

A2439 [Ahearn, Matt+7], California Low Emission Veh. prog.-req.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3393 [Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F./Kean, Sean T.], Requires DEP to implement

Phase II of California Low Emission Vehicle program in 2006.

















WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2003



Senate State Government Hearing 10:00 AM

Rutherford Borough Hall, 176 Park Avenue, Rutherford, NJ

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

There will be a Public Hearing on the following bill:

S2123 [Furnari, Gary J.], Elections-estab. new Title 19A



THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2003



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.

A2535 [Farragher, Clare M./Arnone, Michael J.], Tomato-desig. as St. Fruit

A3174 [Smith, Robert J./Greenwald, Louis D.], Haz. discharge sites, cert.-concerns

A3326 [Smith, Robert J./Corodemus, Steve+2], Freedom to Fish Act

A3357 [Smith, Robert J.], Tomato-desig. as St. Fruit

A3358 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Organic farming-concerns



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

A3026 [Cryan, Joseph/Cohen, Neil M.], Sch. bd memb, discipline-estab procedure

A3114 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Sch. pupils-concerns self-admin. meds

A3265 [Previte, Mary T./Doria, Joseph V.], Juv. detention ctrs-concerns course cred

A3309 [Doria, Joseph V.], Sch. bd. memb.-concerns term of office

A3314 [Smith, Robert J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Radon testing at nonpub. sch.-concerns

A3331 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Doria, Joseph V.+5], Teacher certification-concerns

A3362 [Sarlo, Paul A./Doria, Joseph V.], Charter sch. admin. & trustees-concerns

A3385 [Doria, Joseph V./Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba+8], Deferred comp plans, sch bd emp-allows

AJR57 [Stanley, Craig A./Doria, Joseph V.+9], Study Attendance in Pub. Sch. Task Force

AR199 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Conaway, Herb], Peanut-free cafeteria areas-estab.



*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

A3024 [Russo, David C./O'Toole, Kevin J./Cohen, Neil M.], Underground storage tank finan-concerns

A3287 [Gusciora, Reed], Underground storage tank finan-concerns

A3328 [Hackett, Mims], Radon testing-sale, lease of resid. prop

A3347 [Doherty, Michael J./Gregg, Guy R.+12], Heating oil tanks, home-cleanup leaks

ACR121 [Corodemus, Steve], Haz. discharge cleanup-concerns

ACR153 [Gusciora, Reed], Haz. substance discharge-auth. grants

S1948 [McNamara, Henry P./Suliga, Joseph+3], Underground storage tank finan-concerns



*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 on school-based social services.

A685 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Child support-req past cert. age, disab.

A3215 [Guear, Gary L./Greenstein, Linda R.+4], Nonprofit org-proh disclosing cert info

AR244 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Make-A-Wish Mo.-desig. April, 2003





THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2003 (continued)



*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.

A2936 [Bodine, Francis L.], Terrorist org.-recruiting memb., crime

A3350 [Quigley, Joan M./Guear, Gary L.], Emerg. mgmt.-concerns

A3390 [Guear, Gary L./Quigley, Joan M.], Interoperable Communications Act-estab.

S2071 [Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Terrorism-clarifies crime of soliciting



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A2868 [Barnes, Peter J./Previte, Mary T.+18], CDS-concerns penal.

A2905 [Greenstein, Linda R./Merkt, Richard A.+1], Wills and estates-revises

A3008 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Superior Ct.-concerns cert. fees

A3397 [Greenstein, Linda R./Burzichelli, John J.], Subversion of pub. resources-crime



*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Friscia, Arline M.

Testimony will be taken on the changing demographic make-up of New Jersey's workplace.



*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

AR246 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+3], Soldiers/Sailors Civil Relief-concerns

AR253 [Conners, Jack/Smith, Robert J.], Rutgers-commends, save NJ mil. bases

AR254 [Conners, Jack/Previte, Mary T.], Natl. Guard-Cong. prov. critical funding



*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.

A2425 [Gusciora, Reed], St. contracts-concerns emp.

A2967 [Wisniewski, John S./Johnson, Gordon M.+8], St. constr. contracts-concerns

A3178 [Roberts, Joseph J./Burzichelli, John J.], Finan. svc. firms-adopt cert. practices

A3345 [Stender, Linda], PFRS memb., cert.-death, disab. benf.

A3405 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Del. Riv. Port Auth-elig emp enroll PERS

AJR31 [Cohen, Neil M.+2], Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend

AR220 [Kean, Sean T./Previte, Mary T.], Amer. prisoners of war-honors

S1349 [Turner, Shirley K.+4], St. contracts-concerns emp.

SJR16 [Lance, Leonard/Gill, Nia H.+3], Revoke JR, w/draw ratification-14 Amend



*Assembly Senior Issues Meeting

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A3392 [Wisniewski, John S./Stender, Linda/Conners, Jack], Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association will make a presentation to the committee on the Airport Watch program.



Joint Committee on Public Schools State Takeover Subcommitttee

12:00 PM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Commissioner William Liberera, Assistant Commissioner Gordon MacInnes and

Mr. Ben Rarick will address the Subcommittee





























FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2003



Assembly Task Force on Waterway Safety Hearing 2:00 PM

Pine Beach Borough Hall, 599 Pennsylvania Avenue, Pine Beach, NJ

The Task Force will take testimony on boat safety regulations in other states and on possible partnerships that might be forged between the state and the insurance industry to facilitate safe boating practices.



MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003



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

A2329 [Greenwald, Louis D./McKeon, John F.], Recyclables-concerns marketing

A2464 [Sires, Albio/Green, Jerry], Sewer, water connection fees-concerns

S78 [Rice, Ronald L.], Belleville Community Court Prog.;$100K

S906 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.+1], Mun. and co. budgets-concerns

S1192 [Cardinale, Gerald], Publication req-co, mun comply, Internet

S1966 [Coniglio, Joseph], First-time home buyers' prog.-estab HMFA

S2265 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Mun. ordinance viol.-incr. max. fine

S2274 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Value engineering clause-concerns

S2282 [Allen, Diane B./Rice, Ronald L.], Mun ordinance viol., cert.-doubles fine

S2295 [Bennett, John O.], Fair share housing obligation-incr.

S2330 [Adler, John H.], Mun. lic. prof., small mun.-share svcs.

SR112 [Turner, Shirley K.], Low Income Home Energy Asst-Cong not cut



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.

A2474 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Sch. bond validating act

A2482 [Doria, Joseph V./Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba], Presidents' Council, N.J.-concerns memb.

S189 [Allen, Diane B./Matheussen, John J.+5], Vol FF/Emerg Med Tech Scholarship Prog.

S1658 [Bark, Martha W.], Sch. bond validating act

S1744 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. dist. self-insur. groups-concerns

S1916 [Codey, Richard J.], Core curriculum standards aid-concerns

S1917 [Codey, Richard J.], Vocational sch. dist.-concerns funding

S2193 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. dist. bonds-concerns

The Committee will hear a presentation by the NJ Commission on Higher Education.

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM Committee Room 14

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2003



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



*NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2003



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 20, 2003



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced