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Vol. XXVI No. 12 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: March 5, 2002 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002



SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A306 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Food stamp appl. form-concerns

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

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

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

S97 [Singer, Robert W./Bark, Martha W.+1], Disab. vet. emblem-auth. lic. plate

S109 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.], Local Bond Law-revises

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

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

S229 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.+1], Distinguished svc. medal-auth lic. plate

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

S332 [Bark, Martha W./Bennett, John O.], Host mun. benf.-prov. sewerage auth.

S377 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req

S432 [Bryant, Wayne R./Furnari, Garry J.+3], Flight instruction-background checks

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

S817 [Girgenti, John A.], Crim. memorabilia profits-escrow account

S1086 [Cardinale, Gerald], Worship fac. prop.-tax exemp. status

S1087 [Cardinale, Gerald/Inverso, Peter A.], Homeowners' insur. policies-concerns

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

S1138 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F.], Food stamp appl. form-concerns

S1139 [Codey, Richard J./Singer, Robert W.], United We Stand-estab. lic. plate

SJR18 [Connors, Leonard T.], Prop. Assessment Study Comm.-creates

SR13 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane B.], Medicare+Choice prog-enact legislation

SR32 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane B.], Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March 2002



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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

S34 [Littell, Robert E./Buono, Barbara+32], Bioterrorism preparedness;$27.242M

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



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

S286 [Girgenti, John A.+1], Firefighters w/cancer-workers' comp.

S349 [Bark, Martha W.], Vet. students, lic. exam-concerns

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

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

S933 [Turner, Shirley K.], Credit unions-sell title insurance

S1033 [Cardinale, Gerald/Singer, Robert W.], Ophthalmic dispensers/tech-permit incorp

S1144 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.], Insur. fds., jt.-req. exams

S1201 [Buono, Barbara], Lemon law, new mv-extends period

SR23 [Kenny, Bernard F./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Senate Task Force Med Malpractice Insur.







MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 (continued)



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

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

S62 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Deer hunting w/bow-auth. on Sundays

S86 [Singer, Robert W./Connors, Leonard T.], Animal control off.-revises cert. req.

S266 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Kennel definition-incl. guard dogs

S592 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Animal control off, certified-estab list

S981 [Turner, Shirley K.], Dogs, cert.-mun. court find dangerous

S1108 [Singer, Robert W./Codey, Richard J.], Sires Stakes Prog.-concerns elig.



Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

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

Bradley Campbell, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, and several interested parties have been invited to testify on the drought emergency in the State.

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

S889 [Smith, Bob/McNamara, Henry P.], Land preserv., cert.-concerns



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S11 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Health care benf., retired emp.-concerns

S57 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.+5], SPRS-permits svc. cred. purchase

S804 [Bark, Martha W./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], NJ Conflicts, Interest Law-incr. penal

S999 [Turner, Shirley K.], St. officials, cert.-reside in NJ

SR21 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Falun Gong-Peoples Repub, China-release

SR46 [Furnari, Garry J.], Elections-Senate St. Govt. Comm. review



Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

For Discussion Only:

S603 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Unsafe intermodal equip.-proh. tendering



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 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.

A290 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Natl. Guard prop.-auth. conveyance

A1586 [Gregg, Guy R./Green, Jerry], Dog, dangerous-proh. debarking

A2022 [Van Drew, Jeff/Smith, Robert J.], Zoo emp.-concerns firearm possession

AR22 [Smith, Robert J.], Aquaculture-incr. investment













MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

The Committee will discuss educational issues with Dr. William L. Librera, Commissioner of Education.

A407 [Green, Jerry/Kean, Thomas H.+1], St. aid reimb., cert. sch. dist-concerns

A1883 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Doria, Joseph V.], Sch. dist.-purch. prop. w/surplus fds.

A1944 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Focus on Literacy-NJ-voluntary contrib.



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

A404 [Kean, Thomas H.], Great Swamp watershed area-concerns

A793 [Blee, Francis J./D'Amato, Paul R.], Pinelands Area-timed growth ordinance

A1943 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Water allocation-concerns

A1997 [Gusciora, Reed], Land preserv., cert.-concerns

AR93 [Ahearn, Matt], Ramapo River Watershed-Gov preserve/prot

AR101 [Gusciora, Reed], Asm Water Supply/Drought Emerg Leg Panel

AR102 [Gusciora, Reed], Fed. Clean Air Act req.-not weaken



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.

A751 [Cottrell, Melvin/Vandervalk, Charlotte], Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig.

A1753 [Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo+2], Marriage lic. applications-concerns

AR97 [Weinberg, Loretta/Quigley, Joan M.+8], Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2002



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 John P. McCarthy, Jr., Dir. of Trial Court Svcs., Administrative Office of the Courts and Ron Susswein, Assistant Attorney General.

A510 [Cohen, Neil M.], Civil Rights Act-estab.

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



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.

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

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

A699 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed+7], Firearm purch.-concerns

A911 [Cohen, Neil M.], Sept. 11, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act-create

AR46 [Corodemus, Steve], Port Auth-annual report security measure



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Friscia, Arline M.

A1556 [Greenwald, Louis D./Geist, George F.+2], Custom fabrication-prevailing wage act

A1926 [Egan, Joseph V./Malone, Joseph R.+30], Pub. works contracts-concerns labor org.

A1929 [Egan, Joseph V.], Pub. safety worker-concerns cert. comp.



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A1957 [Ahearn, Matt/Conners, Jack], Vet. prop. tax-permits retro. pymts.

AR86 [Ahearn, Matt/Conners, Jack], Montgomery GI Bill-amend ed. asst. prov.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR103 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Retired vet w/svc. disab.-concerns comp.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 8, 3rd Fl., State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The committee will hear testimony on: activities of the BEST Commission; proposed regulations protecting State trooper records from public accesss; and delays in adoption of regulations for community residences for head injury victims.

















MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 (continued)



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A51 [Smith, Tom], St. contracts, subcontracts-prompt pymt.

A415 [Kean, Thomas H./Merkt, Richard A.], Bd. of elections-expands elig. age

A704 [Weinberg, Loretta/Pou, Nellie+1], Minority, female set-aside contract-req.

A1334 [Geist, George F./Gusciora, Reed+5], St. dept. contracts-req. cost analysis

A1385 [Doria, Joseph V.+1], St. contract-bidder prov. health benf.

A1867 [Steele, Alfred E./Merkt, Richard A.], Nonprofit org.-participate St. contracts

A1958 [Cohen, Neil M.], Loc. improvement liens-concerns

A1980 [Roberts, Joseph J./Stanley, Craig A.], Police & FF convention leave-modify prov



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.

A289 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Airport Expansion Cit. Review Bds.-estab

A361 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Right turn on red-optional

A373 [Wisniewski, John S./DeCroce, Alex+2], NJT-comment on devel. applications

A557 [Impreveduto, Anthony], RR lines-NJT devel. emerg. plan

A564 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Leased veh.-concerns cert. lic. plates

A1199 [Payne, William D.], Youth recreational fac.-proh. hwy. ramps

A1742 [Stanley, Craig A.], Entry/exit ramps study-safety hazards



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



*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.

Susan Bass Levin, Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs, will address the Committee concerning department programs and community and urban issues.

S76 [Rice, Ronald L./Buono, Barbara+5], Lead-safe housing grant-estab.;$2M

S372 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Multiplte dwelling fire walls-estab loan

S403 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Prop. tax-concerns exemp, cert bldgs.

S682 [Allen, Diane B.], Row homes, fire safety-concerns

S905 [Connors, Leonard T.], Prop. tax appeal-delinquencies satisfied

S1246 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Loc. improvement liens-concerns



*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.

The Committee will discuss educational issues with Dr. William L. Librera, Commissioner of Education.

S106 [Bennett, John O./Cafiero, James S.+1], Disab. coll. students-degree req.

S170 [Smith, Bob], Campus security plans-higher ed. instit.

S991 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch dist emp-concern criminal hist check

S1003 [Turner, Shirley K.], Firearms safety awareness-elementary sch

S1130 [Martin, Robert J.], Pupil id info.-concerns

SJR15 [Matheussen, John J.], Sch. Psych. Mo.-desig. April



*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.

The Committee will meet to discuss affordability/availability of malpractice insurance for doctors & the impact that significantly increased insurance costs/reduced availability will have on health care delivery system. Testimony by Committe invitation.



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

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

Considered:

to be a member of the Delaware River Port Authority:

Jeffrey L. Nash of Cherry Hill to replace Glen Paulsen, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Meadowlands Commission:

James A. Anzevino of South Hackensack to replace Janet Ruth Higgins, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Carl J. Goldberg of Randolph for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Council on the Arts:

Sharon Anne Harrington of Bay Head to replace Dana Dowd Williams, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.



THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2002 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the NJ Turnpike Authority:

Joseph Simunovich of Norwood to replace Jerome Amedeo, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Frank Spencer of Haddonfield to replace Charles DePalma, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be Commissioner, Department of Transportation:

James P. Fox of Washington, D.C. to replace James Weinstein, for the term prescribed by law.



S775 [Cardinale, Gerald], Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001-enacts

S1224 [Girgenti, John A./Bagger, Richard H.+1], Crim. hist. background checks-concerns

S1227 [Adler, John H./Matheussen, John J.+2], Fire Svc Resources Emerg. Deployment Act

S1228 [Martin, Robert J.+1], Security off. prog.-estab.

S1296 [Furnari, Garry J./Martin, Robert J.], Sept. 11, 2001 Anti-Terrorism Act-create



*Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Co-Chairs: Sen. Inverso, Peter A./Sen. Girgenti, John A.

The Committee will not 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 11:00 AM

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message.

Location to be announced.