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Vol. XXVIII No. 26 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: April 20, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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.



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Transfer requests: (1) Dept. of Education--Additional Abbott v. Burke State Aid; Dept. of Human Services--Div. of Youth & Family Services reform initiative; and Div. of Family Dev. reallocations; other transfers; and (2) correspondence & other business.



THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2004



*Senate Environment and Assembly Environment and Solid Waste

Joint Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

S1 [Smith, Bob/Martin, Robert J.+3], Highlands Water Prot. & Planning Act

Pending Introduction and Referral:

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



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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.













MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2004 (continued)



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.



*Assembly State Government Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A5- Changes minimum amount of campaign contribution which triggers obligation to report that contribution to ELEC to $100; requires reporting of all cash contributions.

A6- Requires professional campaign fund raisers to register and file quarterly reports with

ELEC.

A7- Expands campaign communications required to feature identification to include telephone calls featuring recorded messages made in regard to candidates and public questions.

A8- Prohibits solicitation of political contributions on State property by certain persons.

A9- Requires ELEC to review its Internet site and recommend improvements in format and content; imposes one-time assessment on legislative agents for ELEC Internet upgrade; makes an appropriation.

A10 -Requires certain campaign treasurers and all organizational treasurers to be trained and certified by ELEC.

A11- Increases monetary penalties for violating campaign contribution and expenditure limit and reporting requirements and remuneration restrictions

A12 -Requires candidate committees, joint candidate committees, political party committees, legislative leadership committees, and certain other persons to file report with ELEC within 48 hours of making certain expenditures in excess of $800 during certain periods close to election.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2004



*Senate Labor Hearing 6:00 PM at the Mary McLeod Bethune Community Center, 140 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Jersey City, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

The hearing will examine the problems faced by minority contractors in obtaining the bonding necessary to enable them to bid on certain public works projects.



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.









WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2004 (continued)



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 Education.



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

A2530 [Panter, Michael J.], PFRS-deferred retir. option prog.

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



MONDAY, MAY 3, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



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



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [C] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [D] Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2004 (continued)



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.



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.



MONDAY, MAY 10, 2004



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



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 Law and Public Safety.



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 for the Department of Labor.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:00 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



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

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



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 for the Department of Banking and Insurance.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:00 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 QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [4] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [3] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, MAY 17, 2004 (continued)



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 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.



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [C] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [D] Committees scheduled to meet



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: 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.



THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



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



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).



MONDAY, MAY 24, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2004



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









THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [C] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [D] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2004



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 17, 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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, JUNE 21, 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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2004



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