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Vol. XXIII No. 25 CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: May 18, 1999 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

A1975 [Bagger, Richard H./Blee, Francis J.], Partnership for a Drug Free NJ;$700K

A2339 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.+10], Income subjected to tax-incr. minimum

A2606 [Smith, Tom/DiGaetano, Paul+4], Abbott dist., whole sch. reform;$2.7M

A2964 [Bagger, Richard H./Weingarten, Joel], Structured Finan. Act

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

S8 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Lesniak, Raymond J.+1], Dredging proj.-port region;$101.3M

S1006 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Littell, Robert E.], Petroleum refinery prop-assess prop. tax

S1180 [Codey, Richard J./Lipman, Wynona M.+5], Income-incr. min. subject to income tax

S1378 [Littell, Robert E./Vitale, Joseph F.+2], Hunting, fishing lic. fees-revises

S1423 [Connors, Leonard T./Bassano, C. Louis+1], Distinguished svc. medal-auth lic. plate

S1443 [Littell, Robert E.], Skiing industry-special lic. plates

S1497 [Palaia, Joseph A./Lesniak, Raymond J.], Abbott dist., whole sch. reform;$2.7M

S1577 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Martin, Robert J.], Tow trucks-creates lic. plate

S1659 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.+4], NJ KidCare-concerns qual.

S1670 [Allen, Diane], Income subjected to tax-incr. minimum

S1688 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Kenny, Bernard F.+2], Partnership, Drug Free NJ;$700K

S1718 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Dredge materials decontamination;$20M

S1744 [Robertson, Norman M./Bassano, C. Louis+13], WWII Memorial Fd.;$560K

S1756 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Robertson, Norman M.+4], NJ KidCare-prov. presumptive elig.

S1757 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Allen, Diane+5], NJ KidCare & sch-estab. partnership;$75K

S1758 [Sinagra, Jack/DiFrancesco, Donald T.+5], NJ KidCare-income elig. limit

S1761 [Ciesla, Andrew R./DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Dover Twp., carbon filtration sys.;$1.5M

S1762 [Inverso, Peter A.+2], St. police cameras;$2.043M

S1790 [Gormley, William L.], Structured Finan. Act

S1829 [Matheussen, John J./Allen, Diane+2], Delaware River Deepening proj.;$13M



Senate Health Hearing 9:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the insolvency of the HIP Health Plan of NJ



THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1999 (continued)



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99

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 Legislative Oversight Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 6,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

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



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.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

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

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 Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

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

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1999 (continued)



Senate Transportation Meeting (continued)

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.

This meeting is rescheduled from 5/13/99.

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 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A1000000 [Collins, Jack/Corodemus, Steve], Garden St. Preserv. Trust Act

A2993 [Luongo, Gerald J.+2], Co., mun. debt limits-concerns

A3021 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+3], Open space-sch dist & mun util purch



Assembly Consumer Affairs and Regulated Professions Meeting

Chair: Asm. Moran, Jeffrey W.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Education Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Committee will hear presentations by Dr. James Sulton, Jr.- Executive Director, Commission on Higher Education and Sona Polakowski - Ewing, Lawrence, West Windsor, Plainsboro School Districts

A690 [Crecco, Marion+1], Sex ed., AIDS ed.-stress abstinence

A2106 [Blee, Francis J./Malone, Joseph R.+5], Lottery prizes, unclaimed-gifted prog.

A2671 [Luongo, Gerald J.+1], Sch. dist. audits-extend completion time

A3078 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Higher Ed. Capital Improvement Fd-estab

A3084 [Garcia, Raul], Abbott dist.-parity remedy aid



Assembly Environment Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

A2520 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.+1], Power vessels, cert. env. areas-reg.

A2597 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], Septic sys., resid-elim. maintenance tax

A3049 [Azzolina, Joseph/Gregg, Guy R.+3], Battle monuments at Gettysburg;$55,335

A3056 [Corodemus, Steve], Lake Restoration Leg. Advis. Task Force

A3160 [DeCroce, Alex/Bagger, Richard H.+1], Dredging proj.-port region;$101.3M

S1263 [Robertson, Norman M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Civil War monuments-prov. placement



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

The Chairman wishes to note the persons permitted to testify will be limited to five minutes. Persons presenting written testimony should provide 12 copies to the Committee on the day of the meeting.

A527 [Rooney, John E./Crecco, Marion+13], Abortion-req. parental notification

A905 [Weingarten, Joel/Bagger, Richard H.], Intermunicipal impact develop.-review

A1260 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Blee, Francis J.], Law Against Discrim. viol.-incr. penal.

A1352 [Murphy, Carol J./Augustine, Alan M.], Hindering a prosecution-clarify crime

S286 [Girgenti, John A./Kosco, Louis F.+2], Juv tried as adult-ease trial conditions

S1061 [Bark, Martha W./Girgenti, John A.], Evidence & svc of process-repeal statute

S1062 [Gormley, William L./O'Connor, Edward T.], Prop., abandoned-estab. procedures



Assembly Labor Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

The Committee will be considering findings and recommendations of the State Commission of Investigation and receive a report from the SETC on the Strategic 5-Yr State Workforce Investment Plan and an update on the commission's progress.





THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1999 (continued)



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

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A1787 [Garcia, Raul/Felice, Nicholas R.+17], Religious org.-proh. grant denial

A2081 [Wisniewski, John S./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Surplus prop.-prov. for acquisition

A2327 [Blee, Francis J./Lance, Leonard], St. & loc. govt. gainsharing prog;$3.5M

A2594 [Kramer, Paul], Early retir.-sch. dist. emerg. approp.

AR178 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+28], Kosovar refugees arrival-express support

S585 [Kenny, Bernard F./Sacco, Nicholas J.+9], Green Acres-fding elig. of cert. instit.



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

Any members of the public wishing to testify should prepare and submit at least 12 copies of their written testimony for distribution to the Committee.

A18 [Kelly, John V./Doria, Joseph V.], Env. infrastructure proj.-make loans

A19 [Biondi, Peter J./Asselta, Nicholas+1], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

A20 [Gibson, John C./Rooney, John E.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-finan. proj.

A2989 [Stuhltrager, Gary W./Roberts, Joseph J.+1], Fire retardants-alters cap on cert taxes

A3156 [Rooney, John E./Russo, David C.], Underground heating oil tanks-DEP cert.

A3157 [Rooney, John E./Russo, David C.], Sch. dist.-underground storage tank loan

ACR172 [Biondi, Peter J.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-finan. plan

S1551 [Sacco, Nicholas J./McNamara, Henry P.], Sch. dist.-underground storage tank loan



*State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

Chair: Asm. Weingarten, Joel

Canceled



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

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



*Joint Budget Oversight Committee 11:30 AM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Littell, Robert E. / Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

The Joint Committee will meet for the following purposes:

1) Consider project funding request from 1985 Resource Recovery and Solid Waste Disposal Facility Bond Act, as amended by P.L. 1998, c.66

2) Correspondence and other matters



THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1999



New Jersey Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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.