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Vol. XXIV No. 22 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: April 19, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes



MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2000



Assembly Light Rail Transit Legislative Panel Meeting 10:00 AM Freeholders Conference Room, Bergen County Administration Bldg., 3rd Fl., Court Plaza South, 21 Main St., Hackensack, NJ

The Panel will host an informational meeting to present the second and third alternate routes being considered for Bergen County. Bergen County Planner Chester Mattson will discuss Northern Branch and West Shore Line proposals.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2000



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 2001 Budget for the Department of Community Affairs.

(Rescheduled from April 12)



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 2001 Budget for the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission.



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 2001 Budget for the Department of State and the Public Broadcasting Authority.

(Revision to indicate time change from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)



THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2000



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of Corrections

(Rescheduled from May 9.)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of Labor.



MONDAY, MAY 1, 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 1:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A40 [Collins, Jack/DiGaetano, Paul], Earned Income Tax Credit-estab.

A651 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Lake Lily, Cape May Co.-restore;$625K

A1236 [Malone, Joseph R.+6], Ed. foundations-prov. grants to estab.





MONDAY, MAY 1, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Appropriations Meeting (continued)

A1337 [Augustine, Alan M./Malone, Joseph R.], Nonpub. sch. pupils-sch dist prov transp

A1516 [Doria, Joseph V./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Security guards, cert.-req. lic.

A1535 [Doria, Joseph V./Collins, Jack+1], Status of Minorities Comm.-creates;$200K

A1638 [Asselta, Nicholas/Blee, Francis J.+2], Tourism Matching Grant Act;$315K

A1933 [Merkt, Richard A.], Comprehensive enforcement prog.-amends

A1957 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Auto body repair fac.-lic.

A1961 [Blee, Francis J.], Armored car security off.-lic. req.

A1984 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta], HealthDecisions NJ;$99K

A2106 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.], Paper Mill Playhouse;$1M

A2157 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.], Special ed. costs-concerns extraordinary

S421 [Bucco, Anthony R./Singer, Robert W.], Comprehensive enforcement prog.-amends



*Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

A149 [Friscia, Arline M./O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Homeowners' insurers-proh cert practices

A1606 [Felice, Nicholas R./Doria, Joseph V.], Individual health benf. plans-revises

A2142 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], PIP benf.-proh. cert. denial

A2253 [Carroll, Michael Patrick], Fds. of minors-pilot investment prog.

A2264 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.+2], Finan. instit.-merger of subsidiaries

AR36 [LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Mortgage Cancellation Relief Act-enact

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A2305 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Patient info.-concerns confidentiality



*Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Lance, Leonard

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Commerce, Tourism, Gaming and Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

A527 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Urban enterprise zone-annual tax review

A1256 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.+8], Survivor benf., cert.-excl. income tax

A2250 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+10], Korean War Mem., Atlantic City;$500K

A2252 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gregg, Guy R.+1], Tourism Advis. Council-concerns memb

A2279 [Collins, Jack], Women's Micro-Bus. Cred. Act;$750K



*Assembly Environment Meeting

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

A314 [Vandervalk, Charlotte+2], Health Data Comm. Act;$94K

A461 [Conaway, Herbert C./Vandervalk, Charlotte+8], NJ KidCare-estab St finan. assist. prog.

A1970 [Felice, Nicholas R./Doria, Joseph V.+17], Infantile Autism research;$1.5M

A2035 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.+1], NJ KidCare-elim. cert. waiting period

A2036 [Friscia, Arline M./Felice, Nicholas R.+20], NJ KidCare-concerns health care prov.

MONDAY, MAY 1, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Health Meeting (continued)

A2204 [Blee, Francis J./Charles, Joseph], Minority Health Office-renames

A2209 [Murphy, Carol J./Thompson, Samuel D.], Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf

A2270 [Vandervalk, Charlotte], Tobacco products to minors-concerns



*Assembly Local Government Meeting

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Senior Issues and Community Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cottrell, Melvin

A627 [Murphy, Carol J.], Devel. disab.-estab. placement trusts

A766 [Previte, Mary T./O'Toole, Kevin J.+31], DYFS caseworkers-estab staff ratios

A1073 [Pou, Nellie], Sr. Cit. and Person w/a Disab. Prot. Act

A1257 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], Prev. of Mental Retardation-renames

A1983 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bagger, Richard H.+1], Child adoption-reduce apostille fees

A2104 [Cottrell, Melvin/LeFevre, Kenneth C.], DYFS caseworkers-estab staff ratios;$12M

A2115 [Asselta, Nicholas/Malone, Joseph R.], Respite Care, Elderly Prog.-expand;$2M

S236 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig.

S316 [Rice, Ronald L./Girgenti, John A.+1], Sr. Cit. and Person w/a Disab. Prot. Act

S717 [Bassano, C. Louis/Allen, Diane], Prev. Mental Retardation & Devel. Disab.

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A2341 [Cottrell, Melvin/Vandervalk, Charlotte], Work First NJ Prog.-concerns elig.



*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

Chair: Asw. Murphy, Carol J.

The Committee will not meet.



TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2000



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of Environmental Protection.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for Higher Educational Services.



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2000



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 2001 Budget for the Department of Environmental Protection.



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 2001 Budget for Higher Educational Services.



THURSDAY, MAY 4, 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



FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2000



*State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 8:30 AM

City Hall, 512 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

DOT,E.Orange: DOT,E. Brunswick: L&PS,Bound Brook: L&PS,Trenton: L&PS,Parsippany: DOT,Toms River: DOE,Edison: DHS,Woodbridge: L&PS,Wildwood: DOH,Ham. Twp. : DHS,Asbury









MONDAY, MAY 8, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet



TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2000



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of Law and Public Safety.

(Rescheduled from April 27.)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of State and the Public Broadcasting Authority.



WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2000



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 2001 Budget for the Department of Corrections.

(Revised to indicate time change from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)



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 2001 Budget for the Department of Transportation.

(Rescheduled from April 10.)



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 2001 Budget for the Judiciary.

(Revised to indicate time change from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)



THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2000



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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MAY 15, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM

The Quorum has been CANCELED.



TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2000



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Hearing on the FY 2001 Budget for the Department of the Treasury, Interdepartmental Accounts and Board of Public Utilities.



WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2000



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 2001 Budget for the Department of the Treasury, Interdepartmental Accounts, Board of Public Utilities and Office of Public Defender.









THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, MAY 22, 2000



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker.



THURSDAY, MAY 25, 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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 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



FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2000



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

Written comments on bills should be submitted at least ten days in advance of the meeting.

A228 [Payne, William D.], Early retir. benf.-PERS, TPAF sch. emp.

A1195 [Azzolina, Joseph], PERS vets.-lowers retir. age

A1921 [Guear, Gary L./Greenstein, Linda R.], MV inspection svcs. emp.-SHBP comparable

A2012 [Cohen, Neil M.], PFRS-widows' pension, cert. ex-spouses

A2153 [Suliga, Joseph/Augustine, Alan M.], PFRS memb.-continuation, cert. cases

A2273 [Kelly, John V.+4], PFRS memb.-enhanced benf. to survivors

A2274 [Collins, Jack], PERS, TPAF-allows transfer of svc. cred.

S162 [Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Early retir. benf.-PERS, TPAF sch. emp.

S1056 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], PFRS memb.-continuation, cert. cases

S1180 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bassano, C. Louis], PFRS memb.-enhanced benf. to survivors



THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 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, JUNE 19, 2000



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2000



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced





MONDAY, JUNE 26, 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



THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 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 Meeting 9:00 AM

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