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Vol. XXVIII No. 15 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: March 9, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Memorial High School, Auditorium, West New York, NJ

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget. The hearing will focus on Health and Human Services, Senior, Family and Children's Issues.



THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/McKeon, John F.+7], Med Care Access & Patients First Act

A209 [Previte, Mary T./Van Drew, Jeff/Manzo, Louis+8], Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check

A330 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Long term care insur. plan-loc. pub. emp

A336 [Weinberg, Loretta/Quigley, Joan M./Manzo, Louis+3], Disab, physical-concerns health care

A473 [Dancer, Ronald S./Van Drew, Jeff/Panter, Michael J./Morgan, Robert Lewis+3], Racing comm.-expand duties

A609 [Bateman, Christopher], Abandoned/unclaimed mv-concerns

A619 [Bramnick, Jon M./Stender, Linda], Crosswalks-concerns

A691 [Smith, Robert J./Conners, Jack], Marriage lic. waiting period-waive

A908 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+12], Defibrillators-req. in nursing homes

A969 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+4], Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery

A1034 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Coll. bd. of trustees-req. layoff notice

A1098 [Johnson, Gordon M./Greenstein, Linda R.], Elderly Suicide Prev Advisory Council

A1201 [Quigley, Joan M.+3], Photo id cards-req. for health prof.

A1436 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Right turn on red-optional

A1488 [Conaway, Herb/Blee, Francis J.+9], Androstenedione-proh. sale to minors

A1768 [Stanley, Craig A./Van Drew, Jeff/Steele, Alfred E./Dancer, Ronald S.+13], Long-Term Care Quality, Finan Task Force

A1774 [Roberts, Joseph J./Weinberg, Loretta/Cohen, Neil M.+18], Lead screening-HMOs report, req.

A1986 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M./Manzo, Louis/Cohen, Neil M.+1], Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab.

A1988 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab.

A2052 [Cohen, Neil M./Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.+1], Contractors' Regis. Act

A2059 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Previte, Mary T./Caraballo, Wilfredo+1], Inmate Vocational Training Study Comm.

A2165 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Thoroughbred breeder awards-extends elig

A2261 [Voss, Joan M./Greenstein, Linda R./Weinberg, Loretta/Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M.+3], Mammograms-coverage, women

under 40

A2425 [Greenwald, Louis D./Conaway, Herb/Van Drew, Jeff/Weinberg, Loretta+1], Health Care Worker Pension Policy Comm.

AR103 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte/Voss, Joan M./Greenstein, Linda R./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+3], Women's Hist.

Month-desig. March 2004

AR124 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], GSP-expedite planned improvements

AR129 [Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo], Health Promo & Disease Research Ctr.

AR143 [Previte, Mary T./Stender, Linda/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Alice Paul-commem accomplishments















MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Middlesex County College, College Center, Edison, NJ

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget.



*ASSEMBLY SESSION 11:00 AM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker

Voting Session:

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/McKeon, John F.+7], Med. Care Access & Patients First Act

A148 [Green, Jerry/Burzichelli, John J./Vas, Joseph/Manzo, Louis+14], Affordable Housing-estab. Jt. Committee

A306 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Cohen, Neil M./Steele, Alfred E.+1], Individual deferred annuities-concerns

A343 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Scalera, Frederick], Meadowlands Complex-concerns devel. proj

A619 [Bramnick, Jon M./Stender, Linda], Crosswalks-concerns

A627 [Stender, Linda/Impreveduto, Anthony+6], Traffic control devices-concerns

A853 [Barnes, Peter J./Previte, Mary T.+1], Substance abuse prog.-inmate work cred.

A899 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+4], High sch. student athlete-concerns

A1237 [Malone, Joseph R./Wisniewski, John S.], Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.-

A1447 [Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M./Manzo, Louis+2], Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate

A1488 [Conaway, Herb/Blee, Francis J.+9], Androstenedione-proh. sale to minors

A1588 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.], Contractors-concerns background checks

A1596 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Agric. products-concerns purch by St.

A1810 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Wisniewski, John S.], Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS

A1913 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte/Gordon, Robert M.], Health Care Prof. Reg Study Comm.-estab.

A1914 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cohen, Neil M.], Infertility treatment-health insur cover

A1987 [Weinberg, Loretta], Med. gas containers-concerns

A2049 [Sires, Albio/Stack, Brian P.], Co. coll. capital proj.-concerns

A2088 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Vas, Joseph/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Consumer Fraud Act-concerns

A2214 [Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis/Gordon, Robert M.], Patient Safety Act-estab.

A2259 [Smith, Robert J./Weinberg, Loretta], Drunk driv. offenses-clarify sentencing

A2266 [Quigley, Joan M./Cohen, Neil M.+3], ATM operators-crim hist background check

A2343 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Brownfields dev.-concerns

A2370 [Wisniewski, John S./Bodine, Francis L.], NJT Corp.-concerns insur.

A2480 [Roberts, Joseph J./Green, Jerry/Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.], Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun.

ACR124 [Weinberg, Loretta], Med. equip., treat disab-devel standards

AJR81 [Wisniewski, John S./Mayer, David R.], Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm

AR137 [Van Drew, Jeff/Eagler, Peter C.], SS prog.-concerns

S557 [Vitale, Joseph F./Girgenti, John A.+5], Patient Safety Act

S594 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Lance, Leonard+1], Agric. products-concerns purch by St.



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Trenton War Memorial, Washington Ballroom, Trenton, NJ The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget. The hearing will focus on Arts, History, Cultural Affairs, Transportation and Environmental Issues (and all other subjects not listed for March 10 or March 24).



THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Bankbridge School, Gymnasium, Sewell, NJ

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget.



FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2004



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

No verbal comments are accepted during the meeting. Written comments should be submitted at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A128 [Merkt, Richard A.], Pension benf. calculation-concerns

A240 [Gregg, Guy R./Merkt, Richard A.+5], SHBP-small bus. emp., purch. coverage

A314 [Vandervalk, Charlotte], ABP to PERS-allows transfer

A579 [Oliver, Sheila Y.+1], Prison Off Pension incr-surviving spouse

A1357 [Greenwald, Louis D./Mayer, David R.], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A1358 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A1756 [DeCroce, Alex], TPAF-concerns retire. allowance options

A1810 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Wisniewski, John S.], Co. fire marshalls-enroll in PFRS

A1825 [Manzo, Louis], PFRS-concerns emp. contrib.

S420 [Bucco, Anthony R.], PERS Prosecutors Part-svc credit purch

S638 [Coniglio, Joseph], Vet benefits elig.-extend

S641 [James, Sharpe/Bucco, Anthony R.+6], PFRS-incr. cert. memb. benefits

S645 [Martin, Robert J.], TPAF, PERS-retire allowance options



MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Commissioner Librera will address the Committee also Jack Spencer of the New Jersey Schools Corporation will also make a presentation.



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

9:30 AM Rowan University, Student Center, Eynon Ballroom, Glassboro, NJ

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget. The hearing will focus on Education, Higher Education and Local Government Issues.



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Revenues and the Economy (State Treasurer).



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Revenues and the Economy (Office of Legislative Services).



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: NJ Economic Outlook.







WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2004 (continued)



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Budget Overview and Revenue Forecast (Office of Legislative Services).



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Budget Overview (State Treasurer).



THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Agriculture.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

11:30 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Judiciary.



TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Community Affairs.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Transportation, NJ Transit and the Motor Vehicle Commission.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2004



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Human Services (Division of Youth and Family Services only).



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 12:30 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Human Services (all others).



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:30 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Community Affairs.



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Corrections and the State Parole Board.













THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Business Roundtable.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Personnel.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:30 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of State.



MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for Higher Educational Services.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Transportation, NJ Transit and the Motor Vehicle Commission.



TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Human Services.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Education.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Law and Public Safety.



MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Health and Senior Services.



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Judiciary.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Environmental Protection.













WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Agriculture.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of State.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Labor.



THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Law and Public Safety.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Corrections and the State Parole Board.



TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Health and Senior Services.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Health Roundtable.



THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Education.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Higher Education Roundtable.



TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Labor.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

11:30 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Banking and Insurance.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the NJ Commerce and Economic Growth Commission and Related Economic Development Programs.















THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Environmental Protection.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Federal Funding Issues.



MONDAY, MAY 17, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

This date is reserved for a possible meeting on the Fiscal Year 2005 Budget.



WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the NJ Commerce and Economic Growth Commission and Related Economic Development Programs.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Personnel.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Banking and Insurance.



MONDAY, MAY 24, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services and the State Treasurer).



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts.



TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer).



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services).