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Vol. XXIV No. 12 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: February 29, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes



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



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

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

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

S786 [Sinagra, Jack], 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 New Jersey 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.







THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting (continued)

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

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

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



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

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

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting (continued)

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

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



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

A2172 [Cottrell, Melvin], Child support, delinquent-community svc.

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.



FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2000



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting 2:30 PM Board Meeting Room on the 11th Floor, at the Delaware River Port Authority, 1 Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

For directions call the Delaware River Port Authority at 856-958-2230.

S24 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Matheussen, John J.+1], Battleship USS NJ refurbishment;$7.2M



MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2000



*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.

A699 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.+9], Forest Fire Svc., NJ;$1.35M

A856 [Bagger, Richard H.], Farmland assessment-concerns

A859 [Bagger, Richard H./Weingarten, Joel+2], DYFS prop. in Middlesex co.-transfers

A2003 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Soil health study, Ocean Co.;$1.5M

A2129 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard], Deer mgt. plans-community based;$25K

ACR32 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Fishing-affirms the equal rights

AR54 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Friscia, Arline M.+4], Dog/cat fur, sale-Cong. enact leg, proh.



*Assembly Education Meeting

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

The Committee will also hear a presentation by Heather French, the current Miss America, concerning her work for homeless veterans.

A522 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+2], Mt. Holly Gardens Community Ctr Inc;$15K

A850 [Bagger, Richard H.], Intermun. Devel. Review Act-estab.

A1247 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], Mobile home park closing-relocate resid.

A1417 [DeCroce, Alex], Tenant evict-immediately after judgement

A1513 [Heck, Rose Marie/Talarico, Guy F.], Rental prop.-notify tenants, flood area

A1706 [Wisniewski, John S.], Elevators, resid.-accommodate stretchers

A2082 [Blee, Francis J.], Landlord reg. filings-concerns



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

A1703 [Wisniewski, John S./Geist, George F.], Paydays falling on nonwork days-concerns

A1763 [Wolfe, David W.], Child labor laws-exemp. cert. minors

A2057 [Bagger, Richard H./Wisniewski, John S.], Workforce Devel. Partnership Fd-auth use





MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2000 (continued)



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

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A1196 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+6], Election bd. memb. pay-income tax excl.

A1309 [Geist, George F./Collins, Jack+3], Govt. records-prov. pub. access

A1327 [Augustine, Alan M./Bagger, Richard H.+2], PFRS annuity-former spouse of deceased

A1329 [Augustine, Alan M./Bagger, Richard H.+2], PFRS-modifies max. age for cert. svc.

A1849 [Merkt, Richard A./Augustine, Alan M.], Dist. bds. of election memb.-incr. comp.

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

A2004 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.+4], PERS vets.-revise retir. provisions



*Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Transportation Meeting

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

The Committee will not 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.



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2000 (continued)



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



FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2000



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

Comments on bills should be submitted at least ten days in advance.

A225 [Payne, William D.], St. pension sys.-reduces vesting req.

A761 [Zecker, Gerald H.], Higher ed. faculty, cert.-purch. SHBP

A1438 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.], PERS, CPFPF, PFRS, cert.-incr. pensions

A1843 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Sheriff's emp.-concerns pension fund

A1924 [Wolfe, David W.], Sch. Bus. Off. Assn. emp.-enroll in PERS

S189 [Allen, Diane], PFRS-purch. of svc. credit, cert. memb.

S517 [Turner, Shirley K.+2], PERS annual comp.-incr. to $15K

S698 [Connors, Leonard T.], PERS, CPFPF, PFRS-incr. pension

S871 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Alternate benf. prog.-concerns

S1032 [Cafiero, James S.], Bd. of ed retirees-concerns health benf.