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Vol. XXIV No. 23 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: April 28, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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.

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











MONDAY, MAY 1, 2000 (continued)



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.

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.







TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2000 (continued)



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



*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald

A52 [Jones, LeRoy J./Bateman, Christopher], Mutual savings/loan assn-incr memb votes

A881 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Auto Insur. Risk Exchange-revise memb.

S663 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Journeymen electricians-regis. req.

S1129 [Bennett, John O.], Title insur. producers-concerns

S1132 [Schluter, William E.], Skin care specialty svc. shops-prov.

S1155 [Sinagra, Jack/Allen, Diane], Solicitation calls-identify

S1157 [Cardinale, Gerald], Savings bank-concerns the name

S1159 [Cardinale, Gerald], Finan. instit.-merger of subsidiaries

S1160 [Cardinale, Gerald], Finan. instit-expedite, approval process

S1161 [Cardinale, Gerald], Savings banks bds.-composition

SCR56 [Connors, Leonard T./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Fed. tax-exemp. reinsur. prog.-estab.

SCR57 [Connors, Leonard T./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Disaster protect fds., prop insur-create



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Connors, Leonard T.

The Committee will not meet.



*Senate Education Meeting 10:30 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

S200 [Gormley, William L./Lynch, John A.], Ed. Fac. Constr. & Finan. Act



*Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

A857 [Bagger, Richard H./Charles, Joseph+4], Petroleum gross receipts tax-concerns

A2129 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard], Deer mgt. plans-community based;$25K

S360 [Kenny, Bernard F./Littell, Robert E.], Petroleum products tax, cert-phase out

S1090 [Singer, Robert W./Bark, Martha W.], Deer mgt. plans-community based;$25K

S1094 [Bark, Martha W./Bryant, Wayne R.], Delaware River Deepening proj.;$13M

S1128 [Bark, Martha W.], Loan guarantee fee, cert.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S1136 [Inverso, Peter A.], Mun. energy aggregation-concerns



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

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. McNamara, Henry P.

S671 [Connors, Leonard T.], Forest Fire Svc., NJ;$850K

S873 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Farmland assessment-concerns

S967 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sinagra, Jack], DYFS prop. in Middlesex co.-transfers

S974 [Connors, Leonard T./Bark, Martha W.+3], Garden St. Preserv. Trust Act-concerns

S1116 [McNamara, Henry P.], Garden St. Preserv. Trust-concerns

S1173 [McNamara, Henry P.], Underground storage tanks-finan. asst.



Senate Senior Citizens, Veterans' Affairs and Human Services Meeting

Chair: Sen. Bassano, C. Louis

The Committee will not meet.









THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2000 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

The Committee will not meet.



*Senate Senior Citizens, Veterans' Affairs and Human Services Meeting

Chair: Sen. Bassano, C. Louis

The Committee will not meet.



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

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

S16 [DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Congestion Relief, Transp. Trust Fd. Act

S239 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Singer, Robert W.+1], Circle of Mobility-expands definition

S465 [Singer, Robert W./Bark, Martha W.], Disab. Amer. Vet Dept, NJ-memb lic plate

S902 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Auto body repair fac.-lic.

S1045 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane], WWII vet.-estab. lic. plates

SCR1 [DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Petroleum products gross tax-concerns



FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2000



*Senate Health Meeting 3:30 PM Hall D of the Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The Committee will hold a public meeting to hear testimony from physicians in the State on health care issues, including legislation addressing joint negotiations by physicians with health benefits plans. The bills on this topic pending before the Committee include (S1033 Bark/DiFrancesco, S1098 Matheussen/Singer).



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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2000 (continued)



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting (continued)

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