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Vol. XXIII No. 20 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: April 29, 1999 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, MAY 3, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A126 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.+66], Retir. income-incr. income tax excl.

A676 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+3], Fisheries Info/Devel Ctr, Rutgers;$500K

A1397 [Corodemus, Steve/Luongo, Gerald J.+1], Affinity card fees-allocate, env purpose

A1691 [Wolfe, David W./Weingarten, Joel], Sch. bd. memb.-expands indemnification

A1918 [Lance, Leonard+1], Conserv. contrib.-income tax deduction

A2139 [Gregg, Guy R./Cohen, Neil M.+6], Vending machines-incr. exemp., sales tax

A2317 [Augustine, Alan M./Wright, Barbara+10], Needlestick injury-hosp. reduce risk

A2581 [Bodine, Francis L./Felice, Nicholas R.+1], 9-1-1 Comm.-estab.

A2625 [DeCroce, Alex/Lance, Leonard], Transp. museum, Warren Co.;$500K

A2669 [Tucker, Donald+12], Newark prop. revaluation-5 yr. phase-in

A2711 [Malone, Joseph R./Romano, Louis A.+6], Ed. foundations-prov. grants to estab.

A2736 [Heck, Rose Marie/Lance, Leonard], Devel. Disab. Waiting List Fd-approp fds

A2749 [Suliga, Joseph/Bagger, Richard H.+2], Landfill reclamation dist.-assess fees

A2929 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Russo, David C.], Tobacco product manufacturers-concerns

S1373 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Landfill reclamation dist.-assess fees

S1495 [Bark, Martha W./Kosco, Louis F.+2], 9-1-1 Comm.-estab.



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

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

A664 [Gibson, John C./DiGaetano, Paul+9], Vet. prop. tax deduct.-incr. $50 to $100

A1110 [Azzolina, Joseph/Crecco, Marion+1], Vet. prop. tax deduct.-incr. to $100

A1786 [Wisniewski, John S./Bagger, Richard H.+13], Vet. prop. tax deduct.-incr. to $250

A2642 [Cohen, Neil M.+4], Vet. prop. tax deduct.-incr. $50 to $500

ACR29 [Gibson, John C./DiGaetano, Paul+3], Prop. tax deduct, vets-amends NJ constit

ACR79 [Wisniewski, John S./Bagger, Richard H.+5], Vet. prop. tax deduct.-incr.

ACR143 [Cohen, Neil M.], Vet. prop tax deduct, incr-amend constit

AR167 [Azzolina, Joseph/Corodemus, Steve], Small Manufacturer-desig. Nov., 1999



Assembly Health Meeting 1:15 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

A565 [Barnes, Peter J./Buono, Barbara], Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.;$7M

A1980 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Conaway, Herbert C.+2], Alco/drug abuse prev resource ctrs;$1.2M

A2596 [Luongo, Gerald J./Faulkner, Kenneth W.], Alco. Ed, Rehab. & Enforce. Fd.-incr. fd

A2750 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/DiGaetano, Paul+4], Managed Health Care Consumer Asst.;$500K

A2969 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Quigley, Joan M.], Pain-health care fac. monitor in patient

A2970 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Heck, Rose Marie], Cancer pain mgmt.-encourage research

A2971 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Quigley, Joan M.], Pain Mgmt. Policy Advis. Council-estab.

A2972 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Thompson, Samuel D.], Hosp. patients-receive pain assessment

S762 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Prevention resource ctrs;$1.2M





MONDAY, MAY 3, 1999 (continued)



Assembly Local Government and Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

A390 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.], Env. comm.-auth. co. to create

A1779 [Myers, Connie/Gregg, Guy R.+8], Affordable housing-mun. calculate need

A2448 [Luongo, Gerald J./Geist, George F.+5], Constr. devel.-disclose stop work orders

A2545 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Multiple dwelling definition-concerns

A2814 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher+1], Sewerage sys.-concerns connections

A2862 [Kelly, John V.], Sewer rates-criteria for calculation

ACR78 [Myers, Connie/Gregg, Guy R.+8], Affordable housing-COAH modify rules



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Asw. Crecco, Marion

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Policy and Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED.



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

Chair: Asm. Cottrell, Melvin

A2427 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+11], Disabled-estab. co. off.

A2640 [Kramer, Paul/Wright, Barbara], Nonprofit youth org.-crim. hist. check

A2985 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Homeless Youth Act;$4M

A3026 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.+1], Assisted living fac.-10% Medicaid-elig.

ACR165 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.], Nat'l. Caregiver Support prog.-support



Assembly Transportation Meeting

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

The Committee will not meet.



TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1999



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4 (1st Fl., Rm. 130), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of Corrections.

(Rescheduled from April 29)



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4 (1st Fl., Rm. 130), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of Labor.











WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1999



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

Interviewed:

to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

Peter Verniero of Annandale for the term prescribed by law

The Committee will also meet on Thursday, May 6 at 10:00 AM in Committee Room 4, to continue consideration of the Verniero nomination.



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission.



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Judiciary and Office of the Public Defender



THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1999



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 Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

Interviewed:

to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

Peter Verniero of Annandale for the term prescribed by law

This is a continuation of the May 5, 1999 meeting.



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Charter Schools Subcommittee of the Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Asm. Bagger, Richard H./Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the funding impact of Charter Schools on school districts in New Jersey.



MONDAY, MAY 10, 1999



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



WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 1999



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of Labor.



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of Corrections.











THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1999



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



MONDAY, MAY 17, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Assembly Local Government and Housing Hearing

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

Time and Room Number to be announced at a later date.

ACR145 [Arnone, Michael J./Collins, Jack+5], Site value taxation sys.-permit mun.



The New Jersey Advisory Council on Elder Care Hearing 6:00 PM George Bush Center, Old Bridge Municipal Complex, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ

The Council will gather and evaluate information from middle-aged persons concerning their expectations about the kind of care they expect to receive as senior citizens during the next 25 year period and how they expect to pay for that care.



TUESDAY, MAY 18, 1999



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4 (1st Fl., Rm. 130), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of the Treasury, Interdepartmental Accounts, Board of Public Utilities, Office of the Public Defender. (Rescheduled from May 6)



WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1999



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts.



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11 (4th Fl., Rm. 438), State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Hearing on the FY 2000 Budget for the Board of Public Utilities.



THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1999



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1999



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

Comments on bills should be submitted at least one week in advance.

A1626 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+2], SHBP-benf. to cert. sch. police off.

A2559 [Bateman, Christopher+15], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

A2687 [Bateman, Christopher], PFRS liab. svc. cred. costs-St. pay

A2724 [Holzapfel, James W./Moran, Jeffrey W.], Jail wardens-allows PFRS transfer

A2850 [Zecker, Gerald H./Vandervalk, Charlotte+1], Sch. bds. not in SHBP-repeal surcharge

A2947 [Kelly, John V.], TPAF retirees, cert.-exemp. reenrollment

S482 [Bark, Martha W./Bryant, Wayne R.], SHBP-benf. to cert. sch. police off.

S1036 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Retir sys, cert cities-changes loan rate

S1459 [Bark, Martha W.], SHBP-reduce cert. surcharges

S1496 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Jail wardens-allows PFRS transfer

S1593 [Bennett, John O.], TPAF retirees, cert.-exemp. reenrollment

S1612 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.+3], Sch. bds. not in SHBP-repeal surcharge

S1634 [Bucco, Anthony R./Turner, Shirley K.], Jail wardens, cert.-allowed in PFRS















MONDAY, MAY 24, 1999



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



MONDAY, JUNE 7, 1999



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, JUNE 10, 1999



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, JUNE 14, 1999



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



THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 1999



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President



MONDAY, JUNE 21, 1999



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker.



THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1999



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



MONDAY, JUNE 28, 1999



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced