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Vol. XXIV No. 30 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: May 23, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2000



SENATE QUORUM/SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

The Senate will meet for a Voting Session for the purpose of considering nominations on Second Reading.

10:00 AM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

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

A1814 [Bagger, Richard H./Murphy, Carol J.+1], Energy assist. org., non-profit-prov. fd

A1939 [Myers, Connie+6], Venison donation prog.;$95K

S282 [Furnari, Garry J./Cafiero, James S.+3], Alco. treatment prog.-mv surcharges

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

S724 [Bassano, C. Louis], Rabies in wildlife-monitoring prog.;$98K

S824 [Singer, Robert W.], Venison donation prog.:$95K

S838 [Martin, Robert J.], St. aid-dist. w/ low-income pupils

S978 [Inverso, Peter A./O'Connor, Edward T.+3], Energy assist. org., non-profit-prov. fd

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

S1172 [Inverso, Peter A.+3], Poison control/drug info. prog.-concerns

S1260 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Kenny, Bernard F.], Credit sales, cert.-concerns sales tax

S1311 [Martin, Robert J.], Co. colleges-concerns support

S1320 [Palaia, Joseph A./Sinagra, Jack], Approp. funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects.

S1321 [McNamara, Henry P./Robertson, Norman M.], Authorizes NJ Env Infrastructure Trust to make up to $100M in loans for env infrastructure projects.



Senate Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

The Committee will not meet



Senate Health Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The Committee will not meet



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

The Committee will discuss the Department of Health & Senior Services' 3/20/00 rule proposal concerning immunization requirements and the Hepatitis B vaccine. The Committee will also discuss the standard plans offered by the NJ Small Employer Health Benefits Program Board.



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

A622 [Murphy, Carol J./DeCroce, Alex+2], Traffic viol.-extends summons period

S64 [Bucco, Anthony R./Robertson, Norman M.+6], Police ticket quota-proh.

S205 [Bassano, C. Louis], Simulated gambling-permit alco. bev. lic

S251 [Bennett, John O./Bucco, Anthony R.], Power vessels, small-minor operate

S432 [Sacco, Nicholas J./O'Connor, Edward T.], Commercial delivery veh-rear mirrors req

S521 [Littell, Robert E.], Commissaries, prison-priv. operation

S1021 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kosco, Louis F.+3], Miranda rights-concerns









THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2000 (continued)



*Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

A1436 [Merkt, Richard A./Gregg, Guy R.+4], Disab. voters, cert.-absentee ballots

A1443 [Merkt, Richard A./Murphy, Carol J.+3], Sr. cit., cert.-receive absentee ballots

S393 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Bassano, C. Louis], Candidates-unauth. use of trademark

S513 [Turner, Shirley K.], Mileage reimb. rate, St-same as IRS rate

S654 [Martin, Robert J.], Voters, disab.-receive absentee ballots

S655 [Martin, Robert J.], Sr. cit.-receive absentee ballots

S1175 [Cardinale, Gerald/Allen, Diane], St. off./emp.-concerns mileage reimb.

S1229 [Bennett, John O.], Contracts, St.-revise multiple bid laws

SCR38 [Bassano, C. Louis/DiFrancesco, Donald T.+1], Jerusalem-recognize as undivided city

SJR18 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.], St. Song/Anthem/March-desig.



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

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

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cafiero, James S.

S175 [Allen, Diane], DYFS caseworkers-estab staff ratios;$12M

S216 [Bryant, Wayne R./Palaia, Joseph A.], Child support-withholding be prorated

S1263 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Grandparent visitation rights-concerns



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:30 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A409 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+4], Mun. util. auth, sch. dist-acquire lands

A517 [Bodine, Francis L.], Firemen's Home, NJ-updates law

A524 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+2], Yugoslavia-extend cert. vet. benf.

A653 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Seasonal rental-revise bond/security req

A779 [Holzapfel, James W./Moran, Jeffrey W.+6], DNA testing-broadens group of defendants

A854 [Bagger, Richard H.], Commercial Recording Div-clarify filings

A863 [Bagger, Richard H./Cohen, Neil M.], Consumer product, unauth writings-crime

A1135 [Russo, David C./Quigley, Joan M.+3], Child support-estab liens on settlements

A1181 [Arnone, Michael J./Farragher, Clare M.], Mun., special charter-revise req.

A1199 [Azzolina, Joseph/Conners, Jack+10], Vietnam Conflict, anniv.-svc. medals;$5K

A1200 [Azzolina, Joseph/Gregg, Guy R.+8], Vet-Dept of Mil Affairs determine status

A1306 [Geist, George F./Collins, Jack+9], Potable water-testing req.;$75K

A1336 [Augustine, Alan M./Asselta, Nicholas+2], Somalia participants-extend vet. status

A1337 [Augustine, Alan M./Malone, Joseph R.], Nonpub. sch. pupils-sch dist prov transp

A1422 [DeCroce, Alex+1], NJT constr. contract-award lowest bidder

A1535 [Doria, Joseph V./Collins, Jack+1], Status of Minorities Comm.-creates;$200K

A1616 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Weingarten, Joel], Palisades Interstate Park Comm-Essex Co.

A1638 [Asselta, Nicholas/Blee, Francis J.+2], Tourism Matching Grant Act;$315K

A1674 [Myers, Connie], Nonpub. sch. pupils-purchase bus transp.

A1682 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Gregg, Guy R.+14], Leg., cong. redist.-population figures

A1710 [Wisniewski, John S./Kelly, John V.], Co. emerg. mgmt. plans-estab.

A1849 [Merkt, Richard A./Augustine, Alan M.], Dist. bds. of election memb.-incr. comp.

A1957 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Auto body repair fac.-lic.

A2047 [Talarico, Guy F./Sires, Albio], Power of attorney-revise statutes

A2052 [Felice, Nicholas R./Bateman, Christopher+1], Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum;$75K

A2122 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Early Childhood Ed. Comm.-estab.

A2123 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Early Childhood Ed. Off.-estab. in DOE

A2148 [Heck, Rose Marie/Talarico, Guy F.+8], Life sentence w/out parole elig.-prov.

A2166 [Holzapfel, James W./Weingarten, Joel+2], Inmates, civil actions-filing fees

A2204 [Blee, Francis J./Charles, Joseph], Minority Health Office-renames

A2218 [Gregg, Guy R./O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Vol ambulance/fire co.-impact stmt. req.

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2000 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A2245 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.+1], Circle of Mobility-expands definition

A2342 [Augustine, Alan M.], Bd. of ed emp-St paid post-retir benf

A2483 [Blee, Francis J./Lance, Leonard+3], Medicaid prog-intergovt.transfer prog.

ACR99 [Corodemus, Steve/Asselta, Nicholas+3], Disaster prot. fds-prop./casualty insur.

AJR5 [Collins, Jack], Child Appreciation Mo.-desig. May

AJR23 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Beaches-natl. ocean water qual. standard

AJR33 [Weinberg, Loretta/Zisa, Charles], Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig.

AR48 [Crecco, Marion/Blee, Francis J.], Marriage Tax Elim. Act-Cong. enact

AR54 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Friscia, Arline M.+4], Dog/cat fur, sale-Cong. enact leg, proh.

AR106 [Felice, Nicholas R./DiGaetano, Paul], Sterling Forest, NY-addl. fd. for purch.

AR125 [Collins, Jack/Impreveduto, Anthony], Tolls for northbound travel-opposes

S439 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Sinagra, Jack+1], DNA testing-broadens group of defendants

S530 [Kosco, Louis F./Matheussen, John J.+5], Life sentence w/out parole elig.-prov.

S677 [Lynch, John A.], Power of attorney-revise statutes

S786 [Sinagra, Jack+2], Hemophiliacs-concerns home care svcs.

S891 [Kosco, Louis F./Girgenti, John A.+38], Dormitory Safety Trust Fd. Act

S904 [Allen, Diane/Palaia, Joseph A.], Inmates, civil actions-filing fees

SJR13 [Lynch, John A./Sinagra, Jack+3], Foster Children's Day-desig. December 12



Intergovernmental Relations Commission Meeting 9:30 AM

Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Commission agenda will include:

1) Organization of the Commission

2) Approval of FY 2001 Budget

3) Designation of statutory appointments

4) Such other business as shall come before the Commission



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

The meeting will start following completion of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee meeting (approximately 11:30 AM)

The Joint Committee will meet to consider:

1) pending request for transfer of appropriations for Department of Education,

2) correspondence and other business



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2000



Senate Transportation Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Ciesla, Andrew R.

This Public Hearing has been ordered by the Senate under Rule 24:3 of the Rules of the Senate and in compliance with the requirements of Article IX, paragraph 1 of the State Constitution concerning proposed constitutional amendments.

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



WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2000



Assembly Commerce, Tourism, Gaming and Military and Veterans' Affairs Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

The Committee will hold a public hearing to elicit testimony on the feasibility of authorizing and regulating Internet gambling in New Jersey.



THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Hearing 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

The Committee will hold a public hearing on the following resolution:

ACR1 [Weingarten, Joel/Holzapfel, James W. + 1],Sex offender-make available cert. info.



MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2000



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced







MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2000 (continued)



*State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 9:00 AM Room L103, State House, Trenton, NJ

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss DMV issues and the Committee may also take action on any other matters that may come before it.



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.+5], PFRS memb.-enhanced benf. to survivors

A2274 [Collins, Jack], PERS, TPAF-allows transfer of svc. cred.

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+4], 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



*Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:30 AM

Committee Room 6, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The purpose of this meeting will be to comply with provisions contained in N.J.S.A. 18:36B-11 known as the "Interdistrict Public School Choice Program Act of 1999" that requires the Joint Committee on the Public Schools to commission an independent study of the first two years of the operation of the program and to solicit public comments regarding the features of the study.











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