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Vol. XXVIII No. 18 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: March 18, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004



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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A279 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Impreveduto, Anthony], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

A457 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Respiratory Care Pract. Lic. Act-revise

A661 [Blee, Francis J./Previte, Mary T.], Lic. person-concerns resid. disclosure

A1368 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Merkt, Richard A.], Notaries-estab. cert. guidelines

A2156 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Quigley, Joan M./Holzapfel, James W.], Security guards, cert.-req. lic.

A2519 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Biondi, Peter J.], Home inspector lic.-revise provisions



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.+4], 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:

A690 [Smith, Robert J./Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+3], Fed. law

enforcement off., cert-concerns

A896 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Malone, Joseph R.+8], Teacher certification-concerns

A974 [Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Access device-incl. ATM bank cards

A1630 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Barnes, Peter J.+1], MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns

A1911 [Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis+1], Newborn infant screening-concerns

A2055 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Smith, Robert J.+2], Agricultural commodities-bond req.

S55 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bark, Martha W.], MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns

S94 [James, Sharpe], MV theft offenses-upgrade penal.

S144 [Bryant, Wayne R./Allen, Diane B.], Physician-cultural competency training





MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2004 (continued)



SENATE SESSION (continued)

S204 [Smith, Bob/Singer, Robert W.+3], Charitable Registration Act-revises

S317 [Bark, Martha W./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+2], Main St. NJ prog.-concerns

S320 [Bark, Martha W.], Main Street NJ prog.-makes changes

S434 [Littell, Robert E./Buono, Barbara], Natl. Guard-concerns tuition benf.

S460 [McNamara, Henry P.+1], Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns

S479 [Buono, Barbara/Madden, Fred H.+1], Stroke case registry in St.-estab.

S578 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Local auth., surplus fds-transfer to mun

S684 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Pub. Health Council-adds two memb.

S701 [Coniglio, Joseph], Help America Vote Act of 2002-implements

S839 [Vitale, Joseph F./Asselta, Nicholas], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based

S840 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sarlo, Paul A.], Newborn infant screening-concerns

S845 [Martin, Robert J.], Privacy Study Comm.-concerns

S852 [Karcher, Ellen/Ciesla, Andrew R.], Intracoastal Waterway Feasibility Study

S853 [Codey, Richard J./Bryant, Wayne R.], Brownfields dev.-concerns

S963 [Singer, Robert W.], Small emp. health benf.-concerns

S967 [James, Sharpe], Real prop.-concerns pub. acquisition

S1038 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Agricultural commodities-bond req.

S1110 [Rice, Ronald L./Gill, Nia H.+2], Gang Land Security Task Force-estab.

S1138 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], NJT Corp-concerns insur.

S1142 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.], Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation

S1181 [Turner, Shirley K./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Teacher certification-concerns

S1188 [Girgenti, John A./Bryant, Wayne R.+3], Counterfeit goods, forfeiture law-revise

S1257 [Coniglio, Joseph], Access device-incl. ATM bank cards

S1258 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Connors, Leonard T.], Fed. law enforcement off., cert-concerns

S1287 [Adler, John H./Bark, Martha W.], Devel. rights-auth. transfer by mun.

SCR67 [Turner, Shirley K.], Building Auth. suppl. proj.-approves

SJR39 [Turner, Shirley K.], Women's Hist. Mo.-desig. March, each yr.

SR35 [Martin, Robert J./Turner, Shirley K.], Gifted, Talented Students Mo-desig March

SR39 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], YMCA Awareness Mo.-desig. March 2004



Senate Environment and Assembly Environment and Solid Waste

Joint Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Smith, Bob/Asm. McKeon, John F.

The combined Committees will take testimony on the recommendations of the Governor's Highlands Task Force to assist the Committees in developing legislation to protect and preserve the essential drinking water resources in the Highlands region.



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

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

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S551 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Med. Care Access and Responsibility Act

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

S50 [Vitale, Joesph F.], "The NJ Medical Care Access and Respon. and Patients First Act."

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/McKeon, John F.+9], Med. Care Access & Patients First Act



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee will hear testimony from Honorable Richard J. Williams, Administrative

Director of the Courts on drug courts.





MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2004 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the 9-1-1 Commission:

Lieutenant Michael F. Grennier of South Plainfield to replace John Blazakis, for the term prescribed by law.

Mayor Deborah C. Whitcraft of Beach Haven to replace Marcia Force, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Advisory Board on Carnival Amusement Ride Safety:

Geoffrey M. Rogers of Wildwood Crest to replace O. Jackson Meyer, III, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of NJ - Board of Directors:

Daniel J. McCarthy, Esq. of Cranford to replace Priscilla Anderson, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Commission on Radiation Protection:

Mohan Makhija, M.D. of Ocean to replace Henry Powsner, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

John J. Mauro, Ph.D. of Red Bank to replace Daniel Wartenberg, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Julie Ellen Kelter Timins, M.D. of Morristown to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission:

John Loos of Franklin Park to replace Frank J. Torpey, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Employment Security Council:

J. Roger Simonds, Jr. of Phillipsburg to replace Ellis Vieser, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Health Care Administration Board:

Mary Kathryn Roberts, Esq. of Brielle to replace Lawrence Chiaravallo, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Historic Trust:

Councilman Joseph J. Alessandrine, Jr. of Ocean City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Redevelopment Authority:

William F. Whelan of Bridgeton to replace Angelo Valente, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Board of Mediation:

Robert C. Angelo, Ed.D of East Brunswick to replace Thomas Lazzio, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Public Health Council:

Riki E. Jacobs, Esq. of Highland Park to replace Mukesh Roy, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Health Planning Board:

Susan E. Olszewski of Plainfield to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Workers' Compensation Judge:

Ronald J. Allen of Woodcliff Lake for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Director of the Division of Purchase and Property:

John V. Naiman, Jr. of Mount Olive to replace Hope R. Blackburn, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Kathryn Brock of Summit for the term prescribed by law.

James Ciancia of Stockton for the term prescribed by law.

Estela Maria De La Cruz of Allendale for the term prescribed by law.

Ronald Freeman of Cherry Hill for the term prescribed by law.

Vincent Le Blon of East Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

Carmen Messano of Jersey City for the term prescribed by law.

Scott Moynihan of Scotch Plains for the term prescribed by law.

Edward Neafsey of Avon-by-the-Sea for the term prescribed by law.

Susan Reisner of Metuchen for the term prescribed by law.

George Sabbath of Pequannock for the term prescribed by law.

Francis Schultz of Secaucus for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Tax Court:

Marie Lihotz of Moorestown for the term prescribed by law.

S1261 [Turner, Shirley K./Bark, Martha W.+3], Drug court prog.-expand;$1.793M



Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 6,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

S559 [Adler, John H./Asselta, Nicholas], Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding

S596 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Fabrication, custom-concerns wages

SR19 [Connors, Leonard T.], Workers' comp/SS benf-modify limits



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

NPL4510JUD:4511LPS:4513DOL:4515DOL:4516JUD:3707(Amend1)JUD 3861(Amend2)DHS:4025(Amend1)DHS:4049(Amend)DOC:4051(Amend1)DHS: 4360(Amend2)DCA:4404(Amend1)LPS:4420(Amend1)DCA:4319(Amend1)DHS: 4319DHS:4300DHS:4514DHS:4312TRSY:4436DHS



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.



MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2004 (continued)



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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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.



Assembly Law and Public Safety and Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Joint Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Barnes, Peter J./ Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

The Committees will hear testimony from the Superintendent of State Police and Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security regarding the creation and operation of the new Homeland Security Branch.



THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2004



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



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2004



*SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/McKeon, John F.+9], Med. Care Access & Patients First Act

A437 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Chivukula, Upendra J./Cohen, Neil M.+3], Biotech. Permit Acceleration Task Force

A1047 [Wolfe, David W./Kean, Sean T.+20], Sept. 11 Memor. Bridge-Rt. No. 70 bridge

A1630 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Barnes, Peter J.+3], MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns

A2052 [Cohen, Neil M./Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.+2], Contractors' Regis. Act

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

S55 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bark, Martha W.], MV abstract, DWI offenders-concerns

S70 [Rice, Ronald L./Cunningham, Glenn D.+15], Inmate Ed. & Voc. Training Study Comm.

S96 [James, Sharpe/Asselta, Nicholas], Performing art ctrs-remove support limit

S167 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Contractors' Regis. Act

S206 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

S261 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Ed/Prog Act

S318 [Bark, Martha W.], Energy Star products-req. St. to purch.

S319 [Bark, Martha W.], Life-cycle costs-concerns

S330 [Sarlo, Paul A./Girgenti, John A.+1], Deputy sheriffs, uncomp.-concerns

S334 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Crime against pub util emp-upgrade penal

S488 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], Temp disab. benf-emp notification req.

S530 [Girgenti, John A.], DOC investigators-attend police training

S543 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Emerg. warning lights, sirens-concerns

S551 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Med. Care Access and Responsibility Act

S557 [Vitale, Joseph F./Girgenti, John A./Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis/Gordon, Robert M.+6], Patient Safety Act

S559 [Adler, John H./Asselta, Nicholas], Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding

S675 [Connors, Leonard T.], Emerg svc vol length of svc award-revise

S708 [Adler, John H./Bryant, Wayne R.], Wills and estates-revises

S863 [Vitale, Joseph F./Karcher, Ellen+1], Drunk driv.-clarifies sentencing prov.

S1002 [Codey, Richard J.], Motor bus owners-concerns med. coverage

S1037 [Coniglio, Joseph], E-mail messages, cert.-crim, civil penal

S1192 [Bryant, Wayne R./Codey, Richard J.+15], Scholarships for co coll. students-estab

SJR25 [Turner, Shirley K.], Study Attendance in Pub. Sch. Task Force

SR19 [Connors, Leonard T.], Workers' comp/SS benf-modify limits

SR20 [Martin, Robert J.], Medicare-concerns coverage determination



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Taxation Building, 50 Barrack St., 4th Floor

Training Room, Trenton, NJ

A168 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], UEZA-incl. econ. distressed areas

A254 [Gregg, Guy R./Blee, Francis J.+1], Boat products-exemp. sales tax exemp.

A263 [Egan, Joseph V./Diegnan, Patrick J.], New Brunswick-auth. addl. UEZ

A484 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Van Drew, Jeff/Manzo, Louis], Urban enterprise zones-amusement tax

A597 [Bateman, Christopher/Merkt, Richard A.+3], St-chartered cred union-exemp sales tax

A924 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], Med. alarm equip.-exemp. sales & use tax

A991 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Water conserv gardening devices-no tax

A994 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Electric veh.-concerns sales tax

A1102 [Corodemus, Steve], Home improve. materials-sales tax exemp.

A1216 [Malone, Joseph R.], Stolen veh. replacement-sales tax exemp.

A1427 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/O'Toole, Kevin J.+3], Commercial incentive zones-mun. estab.

A1640 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], UEZ vendor-sell mv at reduced tax rate

A1671 [Munoz, Eric/Bramnick, Jon M./Kean, Sean T.], Charitable org.-sales tax exemp.



MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2004 (continued)



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting (continued)

A1738 [Thompson, Samuel D.], Plastic, returnable containers-tax exemp

A1778 [Roberts, Joseph J.+1], Enterprise zone sales tax exemp.-revises

A1866 [Cohen, Neil M.], Auto purch.-sales tax calculation

A2067 [Cohen, Neil M.], Sales tax holiday-estab Sept. 4, Nov. 26

A2085 [Munoz, Eric/Bramnick, Jon M.], Sr. cit., nonprofit org-exemp sales tax

S97 [James, Sharpe+1], MV sales tax rate-concerns reduced rate

S160 [Bryant, Wayne R.], UEZ, Gloucester City-auth. creation

S199 [Smith, Bob], New Brunswick-auth. addl. UEZ

S208 [Smith, Bob/Kavanaugh, Walter J.], UEZ, Raritan Riv. Area-desig.

S399 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.], Fire detection equip.-exempt sales taxes

S604 [Allen, Diane B./Bark, Martha W.], Teaching materials-exemp sales/use tax

S666 [Connors, Leonard T.], Med. alarm equip.-exemp. sales & use tax

S804 [Allen, Diane B.], Computers, personal-temp exemp sales tax

S815 [Allen, Diane B.], Beverly City, Burlington-28th UEZ

S923 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. textbooks-broadens sales tax exemp.

S1080 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Helmets, recreational safety-exemp tax

S1255 [Asselta, Nicholas], Urban enterprise zones-amusement tax



TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2004



*Senate Environment and Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 7:00 PM Skylands Manor, Ringwood State Park,

Ringwood, NJ

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2635 [McKeon, John F.], Highlands Water Prot. & Planning Act

S1 [Smith, Bob], Highlands Water Prot. & Planning Act



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: NJ Economic Outlook.



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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





THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2004 (continued)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Transportation, NJ Transit and the

Motor Vehicle Commission. (Rescheduled from April 19)



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

from April 14)



TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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



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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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



FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 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.

A2095 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence

A2103 [Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Vets.-concern qualifications

A2174 [Cryan, Joseph+1], PERS-svc. cred., Prosecutors Part

A2181 [Merkt, Richard A.], Elected off/pub emp health benf-concerns

A2197 [Merkt, Richard A.], Med. Savings Acct. Option Act for SHBP

A2245 [Merkt, Richard A.], Defined Contrib. Pub. Emp. Retir. Prog.

A2441 [McHose, Alison Littell], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

A2458 [Wolfe, David W.], PFRS death benf.-concerns termination

S757 [Turner, Shirley K.], PERS-concerns reenrollment

S899 [Turner, Shirley K.], SHBP-allows cert retirees to reenroll

S1032 [Bryant, Wayne R.], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. pub. emp.

S1070 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage

S1139 [Littell, Robert E.], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1177 [Karcher, Ellen/Coniglio, Joseph+2], Leg.-concerns memb. in PERS



TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

from April 6)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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







TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2004 (continued)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget: Federal Funding Issues.



MONDAY, MAY 17, 2004



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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



THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2004



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2005 Budget for the Department of Education. (Rescheduled from May 6)



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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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

Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts (Rescheduled from April 20)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

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