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Vol. XXIII No. 23 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: May 11, 1999 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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

The Quorum has been CANCELED and rescheduled for May 20, 1999.



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED.



Senate State Government, Banking and Financial Institutions Meeting

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED and rescheduled for May 20, l999.



Senate Health Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED.



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED and rescheduled for May 20, 1999.



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED and recheduled for May 20, 1999.



Senate Transportation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED and rescheduled for May 20, 1999.



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cafiero, James S.

The Committee meeting has been CANCELED and rescheduled for May 20, 1999.



MONDAY, MAY 17, 1999



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





MONDAY, MAY 17, 1999 (continued)



Assembly Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

Special Issue Focus: The Year 2000 Computer Problem. Wendy Rayner, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Governor.



*Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

A2031 [Friscia, Arline M./Cohen, Neil M.+23], Impounded MV-proof of insur. req.

A2049 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.+5], Hearing aids-health insurer cover

A2824 [Bateman, Christopher/Garcia, Raul], Loc. unit insur. fd.-addl. purposes

A2825 [Bateman, Christopher/Garcia, Raul+1], Sch. bd. jt. insur. fds.-expands

For Discussion Only:

A1763 [Cohen, Neil M.+6], Infertility-health insur. cover

A2928 [Felice, Nicholas R.+2], HMO Consumer Prot. Act



*Assembly Commerce, Tourism, Gaming and Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

A2055 [Zisa, Charles/Weinberg, Loretta+52], Prostate Cancer Awareness, Ed. Prog.;$1M

A2399 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Stanley, Craig A.], Substance Abuse Prev., Treatment Comm.

A2907 [Zecker, Gerald H./Crecco, Marion+37], Brain Injury Research Act

A2978 [Smith, Tom/Corodemus, Steve+15], NJ KidCare-income elig. limit

A2979 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph+17], NJ KidCare & sch-estab. partnership;$75K

A3015 [Kelly, John V./DiGaetano, Paul+17], NJ KidCare-prov. presumptive elig.



Assembly Local Government and Housing Hearing 11:00 AM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

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



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

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

A2011 [Gregg, Guy R./Kelly, John V.+5], Priv. agencies-req. code compliance

A2262 [Murphy, Carol J./DeCroce, Alex], Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-exemp used veh.

A2338 [Payne, William D.+4], Housing proj., cert.-extends tax exemp.

A2352 [DeCroce, Alex], Constr. permits, cert.-limits duration

A2728 [Bateman, Christopher/Luongo, Gerald J.], Vol.-indemnification by mun.

A3044 [Arnone, Michael J./Farragher, Clare M.], Mun., special charter-revise req.

ACR57 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Gregg, Guy R.+3], Mun. land use, cert.-constit. amendment

S995 [Lipman, Wynona M./Rice, Ronald L.], Housing proj., cert.-extends tax exemp.







MONDAY, MAY 17, 1999 (continued)



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Crecco, Marion

A2213 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Police, new-First Responder-D training

A2731 [Myers, Connie], Vol. Emerg. Svcs. Hwy. Reimb. Fd.-estab.

A2846 [Crecco, Marion], Truck dimensions/weight restrict-concern

A2933 [Weingarten, Joel/O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Police cameras, St.;$2.043M

A3073 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.+3], Thermal imaging camera grant prog.;$10M

Pending Referral:

A2577 [Weingarten, Joel/O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Hwy. Accident Prop. Tax Relief Act



*Assembly Policy and Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

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

A972 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Amer. Red Cross-income tax contrib.

A2799 [Bateman, Christopher/DiGaetano, Paul+12], Child abductions-estab. St. prog.

A3026 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.+2], Assisted living fac.-10% Medicaid-elig.

A3122 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], Prev. of Mental Retardation-renames

ACR60 [Stanley, Craig A.], Natl. Sr. Cit. Day-desig. May 15th

S1606 [Bassano, C. Louis/Codey, Richard J.+1], Prev. Mental Retardation & Devel. Disab.



*Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

A78 [Wisniewski, John S./Kelly, John V.], Rescue equip. operator-exemp. comm. lic.

A2920 [Kelly, John V./Romano, Louis A.+32], Handicapped person-estab min. regis fees

A2992 [Luongo, Gerald J./Geist, George F.+15], St. hwys., cert.-remain toll free

A3137 [DeCroce, Alex/Bodine, Francis L.], Tpk. proj.-precludes toll placement



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



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



Senate State Government, Banking and Financial Institutions Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

A2023 [Friscia, Arline M./Gusciora, Reed+26], Pub. emp. annuity prog.-emp pay promptly

A2255 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], NJ Lic. Lenders Act-makes changes

A2379 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Holzapfel, James W.+3], Golf superintendent, co-unclassified svc

A2393 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], Banking procedures, cert.-simplifies



THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1999 (continued)



Senate State Government, Banking and Financial Institutions Meeting (continued)

A2806 [Bateman, Christopher/Augustine, Alan M.], Finan. instit.-retention of records

S1175 [Lipman, Wynona M./Rice, Ronald L.], City of Newark, cert.-enroll in PERS

S1257 [Cafiero, James S./Kavanaugh, Walter J.+1], Peacekeeping operation-extend cert benf.

S1724 [Inverso, Peter A.], NJ Lic. Lenders Act-makes changes

S1852 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Finan. instit.-retention of records

S1853 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Banking procedures, cert.-simplifies



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 6,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

SCR57 [Zane, Raymond J.], Sex offender notification-not leg. intent



*Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton NJ

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

A194 [Geist, George F./Luongo, Gerald J.+1], Drug Abuse Ed. Fd.-estab.

A904 [Weingarten, Joel/Farragher, Clare M.+4], Juv. repeat sex offender-req. sentencing

A1334 [Murphy, Carol J.+1], Guide dog instructors-right-of-way

A2420 [Cohen, Neil M.+6], Firearm trigger locks-sales tax exemp.

A2421 [Cohen, Neil M./Gregg, Guy R.+6], Firearm vaults-sales tax exemp.

A2469 [Collins, Jack/Cohen, Neil M.+4], Trigger gun locks-$5 instant rebate prog

S6 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Matheussen, John J.+20], Child abductions-estab. St. prog.

S322 [Singer, Robert W.], Sch. bus drivers-mandates training

S516 [Bassano, C. Louis], Firearms-req. safe storage, trigger lock

S549 [Turner, Shirley K.], Handgun sales-locking device req.

S679 [Kosco, Louis F.], Highways, cert.-65 mph speed limit

S920 [Matheussen, John J./Ciesla, Andrew R.+5], Drug Abuse Ed. Fd.-estab.

S1341 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Lynch, John A.], Firearm trigger locks-sales tax exemp.

S1342 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Lynch, John A.], Firearm vaults-sales tax exemp.

S1539 [Inverso, Peter A.], Nonprofit youth org.-crim. hist. check

S1622 [Rice, Ronald L.], Driv. lic. renewal-settle prior judgment

S1686 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Handgun sale-trigger locking device req.

S1711 [Codey, Richard J./Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Handguns, child-proof-mandates sale

S1712 [Kenny, Bernard F./O'Connor, Edward T.], Law enforcement off.-priv. security

S1727 [Bennett, John O./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Sheriff's off-reimb cert. training costs

S1857 [Kosco, Louis F.], Safe guns-initiate Gov. proposal

S1912 [Cafiero, James S.], Nudity, St-owned beaches-mun. reg/proh



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

A2386 [DeCroce, Alex/Merkt, Richard A.+5], RR co.-sound bell at grade crossing only

A2612 [Doria, Joseph V./Charles, Joseph+1], St. Hwy. Rte. 440 in Bayonne-dedesig.

A2738 [DeCroce, Alex/Impreveduto, Anthony+11], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth-incr spending cap

A2739 [Bodine, Francis L./Doria, Joseph V.+10], Bridge Rehab. & Improv. Bond Act

S1469 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Perth Amboy limited access rd.;$2.4M

S1550 [Turner, Shirley K.], Bridge, West Windsor-DOT jurisdiction

S1591 [O'Connor, Edward T.], St. Hwy. Rte. 440 in Bayonne-dedesig.

S1609 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth-incr spending cap

S1610 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Bridge Rehab. & Improv. Bond Act

S1620 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Port Auth. Bd. of Comm.-approval req.

S1745 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Matheussen, John J.], Co. road proj.-elim. St. permit fee.

S1798 [Matheussen, John J./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Rt. 42-tolls, proh. collecting

SJR55 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Kramer, Vincent R. Interchange-Rt. 78

SR69 [Inverso, Peter A.], Monroe Twp., single area code-BPU assign



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cafiero, James S.

S139 [Bryant, Wayne R./Palaia, Joseph A.], Child support-withholding be prorated

S394 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Child support-health insur. coverage

S869 [Lipman, Wynona M./Sinagra, Jack+1], Domestic viol. victim-UI benf.

S1647 [Inverso, Peter A./Rice, Ronald L.], Child custody, cert. cases-amend statute

S1732 [Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane], Child Advocacy Off.-estab.

S1789 [Gormley, William L./Vitale, Joseph F.+2], Homeless Youth Act;$4M



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



*Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

The Committee will not meet.



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

10:00 AM Room 319, State House, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Weingarten, Joel



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.+1], Jail wardens-allows PFRS transfer

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

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



*ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



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

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.