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Vol. XXVII No. 14 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: March 7, 2003 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes









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. Turner, Shirley K./Sen. Martin, Robert J.

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

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

A3149 [Sires, Albio/Weinberg, Loretta+2], Bd. of ed, co. voc. sch dist-incr. 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

S2108 [Palaia, Joseph A./Kenny, Bernard F.], Co. vocational sch. dist-incr. bd. memb.

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

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



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F./Sen. Matheussen, John J.

A1546 [Greenwald, Louis D./Previte, Mary T.+10], Meningococcal vaccine-higher ed student

A2306 [Previte, Mary T./Payne, William D.+30], Children & incarcerated parents-concerns

S312 [Matheussen, John J.], PAAD-extends elig., cert. disab. persons

S1448 [Bucco, Anthony R./Suliga, Joseph], Morristown Mem. Hosp-children acute care

S1520 [Matheussen, John J./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Alco./drug addiction-health insur. cover

S1655 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Meningitis vaccination-higher ed student

S1711 [Vitale, Joseph F./Singer, Robert W.], Practice nurses, advanced-expand duties

S2205 [Matheussen, John J./Adler, John H.], Cert. of need-concerns perinatal svcs.

S2258 [Vitale, Joseph F./Smith, Bob], Children & incarcerated parents-concerns

S2267 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], Prescription drugs-concerns prescribing

SR105 [Palaia, Joseph A./Matheussen, John J.], Medicare fd., nursing-Cong. prevent cuts

















MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 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 Boat Regulation Commission:

Frank A. D'Antonio of Cranford to replace Eileen Rzecinski, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Commissioners of Pilotage:

Timothy J. Dacey of Metuchen to replace Francesco Musorrafiti, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Delaware River and Bay Authority:

Edward W. Dorn of Pedricktown to replace John Kugler, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council:

Debra Bell of Vineland to replace Thomas Zarra, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Marine Fisheries Council:

Thomas M. Frank of Eatontown to replace David Botwinick, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Motion Picture and Television Development Commission:

Anthony J. Pope, Jr. of North Caldwell to replace Michael W. Kempner, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Historical Commission:

B. Michael Zuckerman, Ph.D. of Cape May to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Office on Minority and Multicultural Health Advisory Council:

Calvin Bland of Moorestown to replace Anthony Stephen, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Public Broadcasting Authority:

Nina Mitchell Wells, Esq. of Livingston to replace Edith Parham Melton, resigned, 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 succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Carol A. Herbert of Milltown to replace Penelope Lattimer, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Alexander J. Menza, J.S.C. (Ret) of Sparta to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Port Authority of New York and NJ:

Anthony R. Coscia of North Caldwell to replace Charles Kushner, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Agriculture Development Committee:

Andrew Borisuk, Jr. of Vernon to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Peter Bylone of Vineland to replace Noble McNaughton, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Workers' Compensation Judge:

Emille R. Cox of Voorhees for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Joseph F. Fidler of Allentown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Jeff S. Masin of Cherry Hill to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Solomon A. Metzger of Roosevelt to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert S. Miller of Plainsboro to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Ken R. Springer of New Providence to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.













MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Roger W. Daley of East Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

William A. Daniel of Linden for the term prescribed by law.

William P. Gilroy of Spring Lake for the term prescribed by law.

Stephen M. Holden of Cherry Hill for the term prescribed by law.

James P. Hurley of Old Bridge for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas V. Manahan of Scotch Plains for the term prescribed by law.

Lourdes I. Santiago of Jersey City for the term prescribed by law.

Maureen P. Sogluizzo of Mahwah for the term prescribed by law.

Hector R. Velazquez of Jersey City for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Attorney General:

Peter C. Harvey of Somerset to replace David Samson, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

A3226 [Burzichelli, John J./Guear, Gary L./Sarlo, Paul A./Wisniewski, John S./

Cohen, Neil M./Greenstein, Linda R.+10], Id theft-upgrade penal.

S1651 [Bark, Martha W.], Prescription tampering-upgrades crime

S1657 [James, Sharpe], MV theft offenses-upgrade penal.

S2088 [Bucco, Anthony R./Gormley, William L.], Terroristic threats-report, immunity

S2215 [Adler, John H.], Review Crim. Sentencing Comm.-estab.

S2238 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.], ID theft-upgrade penal.

S2286 [Gormley, William L./Furnari, Garry J.+9], Cable companies, cert.-concerns

Pending Referral:

A3281 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff/McKeon, John F.+25], CATV-concerns

cert. bus. practices



Senate Labor Meeting

Co-Chairs: Sen. Charles, Joseph/Sen. Lance, Leonard

The Committee will not meet.



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.

A719 [Greenstein, Linda R./Ahearn, Matt+12], Inmate release-crim. background check

A2663 [Ahearn, Matt/Burzichelli, John J./Conners, Jack+21], Enduring Freedom vets-extend cert benf

A2777 [Conners, Jack/Guear, Gary L.], Civil Air Patrol-study req.

S287 [Girgenti, John A.], Paterson motor veh. agency-reopen

S1501 [Allen, Diane B./Rice, Ronald L.], Forensic labs, St.-req. to be accredited

S1550 [Buono, Barbara/Suliga, Joseph+1], ABC id cards-concerns

S1631 [Singer, Robert W.], Mil. leave benf.-penal. for denial

S1760 [Furnari, Garry J./Girgenti, John A.], Water utilities-background checks req

S1920 [Allen, Diane B./Bark, Martha W.+5], Enduring Freedom vets-extend cert benf

S2310 [Inverso, Peter A.], Civil Air Patrol-study req.



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 1:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A1624 [Gusciora, Reed/Steele, Alfred E./Van Drew, Jeff/Asselta, Nicholas+2], Lifeguard pension benf.-revises

A2441 [Van Drew, Jeff], Shower rails-sr. low income rental proj.

A2476 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack+4], Electronic Death Regis. Sys.-mandates

A2539 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry+5], Housing, multifamily-concerns

A2553 [Greenwald, Louis D./Conaway, Herb+5], Pediatric rehab. hosp.-Medicaid reimb.

A2759 [Weinberg, Loretta/Ahearn, Matt+1], Disab, physical-concerns health care

S1795 [Bucco, Anthony R./Matheussen, John J.+4], Shower rails-req. in sr. rental proj.



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A3318 [Cohen, Neil M.], Small emp. health benf.-concerns

A3319 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Insur. producers, cert.-concerns

The Committee will continue to receive tesimony on Fault vs. No-Fault, PIP Expense

Medical Benefits and other related medical issues regarding automobile insurance.



Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald

The Committee will not meet.











MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2003 (continued)



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A2963 [Sarlo, Paul A./Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Law Enforcement Charitable Integrity Act

A3291 [Wisniewski, John S./Impreveduto, Anthony+1], Lemon Law-revise refund formula

A3329 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+3], Gift certificates-concerns redemption

A3364 [Van Drew, Jeff/Corodemus, Steve/Conners, Jack], Optometrists-concerns practice



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A125 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+14], Tobacco vending machine-proh.

A601 [Arnone, Michael J./Farragher, Clare M.+2], Semen bank-lic. req. to operate

A3062 [Conaway, Herb], Morristown Mem. Hosp-children acute care

A3353 [Weinberg, Loretta], Pharmacies, instit.-concerns off-site

A3428 [Burzichelli, John J.], Prescribed drugs, cert.-concerne coverag

AR265 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+4], Autism Awareness Mo.-desig. April, 2003



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A624 [Arnone, Michael J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Mun. and co. budgets-concerns

A2116 [Smith, Robert J./Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Vol. firefighter survivor-incr. pension

A2608 [McKeon, John F./Ahearn, Matt], Tenant security deposit laws-changes

A2730 [Gusciora, Reed], Resid. rental housing viol.-crim. liab.

A2941 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Sarlo, Paul A./Ahearn, Matt+1], Prop purch, cert-reverter clause release

A3210 [Gusciora, Reed], Loc. Pub. Contract Law-concerns



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A2450 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Law enforcement offic.-psych. testing

A2842 [Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff], Abducted/endangered child-concern signal

A2883 [Malone, Joseph R./Weinberg, Loretta], Fatal accidents-test blood alco. req.

A3342 [Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff+1], Michael's Law-concerns subsequent off



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent

Authorities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

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.

The following bills proposed by Asw. Loretta Weinberg are pending introduction and for Discussion only:

A3439, A3440, A3441, A3442, A3443, A3444, A3445, A3446, A3447, A3448



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting

Chair: Asm. Guear, Gary L.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The Committee will not meet.



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

For approval:

(1) Environmental Infrastructure Trust--refunding bonds;

(2 ) Green Acres bond & project changes,

(3) transfers of appropriations (nursing home payments; post-retirement medical costs; extended polling hours);

(4) other business as required.



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM Committee Room 14

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ





















WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2003



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM The Trenton War Memorial, Washington Ballroom, Barrack and West Lafayette Streets, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget. This hearing will focus on Health and Human Services, Senior, Family and Children's Issues.



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



*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

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

A1694 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bateman, Christopher+2], PERS-concerns reemployment

S558 [Lance, Leonard], Child of St inmate-concerns tuition cost

S1434 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Smith, Bob+2], PFRS-concerning death benf.

S1522 [Codey, Richard J.], Occupational disease-workers' comp.

S1847 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bucco, Anthony R.], PERS-concerns reemployment

S2145 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Emerg. transp. tax act-revises

SR118 [Buono, Barbara], Stimulus package-Cong. adopt



*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex,Trenton, NJ

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

A1752 [Weinberg, Loretta/Impreveduto, Anthony], Ads-concerns use of names

S63 [Rice, Ronald L.], Auto insur. rate incr.-req pub of info

S1480 [Cardinale, Gerald], Check Cashers Reg Act, 1993-modify prov.

S1976 [Cardinale, Gerald], Med malpractice insur.-limits liab.

S1999 [Bucco, Anthony R./Ciesla, Andrew R.+6], Auto. Insur. Competition/Choice Act

S2187 [Cardinale, Gerald], Communication tower fac-proh cert areas



*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM Commitee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

A2343 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Egan, Joseph V.], Delaware/Raritan Canal Comm-concerns

S2013 [Inverso, Peter A./Palaia, Joseph A.+4], Hunting on Sundays-concerns

S2323 [Matheussen, John J.+1], Freedom to Fish Act

S2354 [Suliga, Joseph/Ciesla, Andrew R.], Commercial Landfill Reg. Reform Act

SJR23 [McNamara, Henry P.], Tuxedo, NY-prevent golf course constr.

SR115 [Coniglio, Joseph], Highlands Stewardship Act-Cong. enact



*Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S825 [Charles, Joseph], Mun. retir. systems, cert.-concerns

S1967 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Matheussen, John J.+1], Med. benf, post-retirement-concerns

S2163 [Cafiero, James S.], PFRS-extends mand. retir. age

S2179 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Furnari, Garry J.], Loc. govt/sch dist emp-addl. retir. benf

S2371 [Furnari, Garry J./Adler, John H.+2], Contrib. by entity doing St bus-restrict

S2392 [Inverso, Peter A./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Camp. contrib.-concerns

SR131 [Bennett, John O./Martin, Robert J.+16], Reagan, Ronald-recog. 92nd birthday



*Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S2352 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Hwy. Auth.-abolish, transfer projects

SJR45 [Bagger, Richard H.], Army Parachute Test Platoon-auth. sign

SR20 [Bark, Martha W.], Bader Field-replace w/ Hammonton Airport



















TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2003



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM The County College of Morris,

214 Center Grove Road, Randolph, NJ

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

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget.



THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2003



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2003



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Tweeter Center on the Waterfront,

1 Harbour Boulevard, Camden, NJ

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

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget.



WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2003



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget.