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Vol. XXV No. 35 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: May 29, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2001



Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

4th Floor Training Room, Division of Taxation Bldg., 50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

A3329 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.+2], Small Downtown Bus Incentive Prog-estab.

S2270 [Cardinale, Gerald/Singer, Robert W.+8], Cred union, St-chartered-exemp sales tax

S2271 [Cardinale, Gerald], St-chartered cred union-exemp sales tax

S2291 [Bennett, John O.], Small Downtown Bus Incentive Prog-estab.

S2319 [Adler, John H.], Hist. prop, rehab.-cert tax incentives



THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2001



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.

A11 [Holzapfel, James W./DiGaetano, Paul+3], Firearm offense w/prior-mand 5 yr prison

A190 [Gusciora, Reed/Lance, Leonard+32], Travel Demand Mgmt Prog-concern tax excl

A658 [Gibson, John C./Blee, Francis J.+3], Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer-assessment req

A1500 [Heck, Rose Marie/O'Toole, Kevin J.+10], Domestic Viol. Victims' Fd.-estab.

A1622 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Blee, Francis J.+10], Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab.

S88 [Zane, Raymond J./Cafiero, James S.+2], Sr. cit.-extend reduced bus fare prog.

S183 [Allen, Diane/O'Connor, Edward T.+17], Domestic Viol. Victims' Fd.-estab.

S997 [Cafiero, James S.+1], Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer-assessment req

S1051 [Turner, Shirley K./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Travel Demand Mgmt Prog.-income tax excl

S1245 [Bucco, Anthony R./Martin, Robert J.], Morris Co.-addl. Superior Ct. judgeship

S1504 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Kosco, Louis F.+4], Firearm offense w/prior-mand 5 yr prison

S1730 [Kosco, Louis F./Inverso, Peter A.+6], Breast Cancer Screening Grant Fd.;$3.8M

S2054 [Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane], Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab.

S2201 [Zane, Raymond J./Bennett, John O.], Farmland preserv., southern NJ;$14.75M

S2202 [Littell, Robert E.], Farmland preserv., northern NJ;$14.9M

S2203 [Singer, Robert W./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Farmland preserv.;$11.8M

S2227 [Matheussen, John J./Turner, Shirley K.+2], Judgeship, Superior court-creates six

S2298 [Bark, Martha W./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], BPU-incr. memb. from 3 to 5

S2330 [Inverso, Peter A.], Mercer Co. Vietnam Vet. Mem.;$25K

S2349 [Inverso, Peter A./Littell, Robert E.+24], WWII Vets Mem., St;$1M

S2381 [Cafiero, James S./Inverso, Peter A.+4], Loc. govt. open space/park dev.;$66.298M

S2382 [Bark, Martha W./Singer, Robert W.+8], Open space acquisition proj.-southern NJ

S2383 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.+5], Open space acquisition proj.-northern NJ

S2384 [Palaia, Joseph A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+2], Open space acquisition proj.-urban aid

S2385 [Cafiero, James S./Zane, Raymond J.+15], Lands for recreation purposes;$58M

S2386 [Sinagra, Jack/Zane, Raymond J.+12], Nonprofit entities, acquire lands;$12M

S2387 [Littell, Robert E.], Sussex Co.-lands for recreation

S2421 [Matheussen, John J./Allen, Diane+15], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp fds.

S2422 [Ciesla, Andrew R./McNamara, Henry P.], Env. Infrastructure Trust Finan. Prog.

S2423 [Zane, Raymond J./Inverso, Peter A.+18], Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans

SCR110 [McNamara, Henry P.], Env Infrastructure Trust-2002 finan plan

















THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2001 (continued)



Senate Education Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

The Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the following subject. ''The Elementary School and Grade Eight Proficiency Assessments'' and there will be a presentation on the State assessment by Dr. William A. Firestone, Professor of Education at Rutgers and Director of the Center for Education Policy Analysis in New Jersey.



Senate Health Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The Committee will also hear testimony from organized labor about changes that may be needed to the State's workers compensation laws regarding claims for occupational diseases caused by exposure to asbestos and other dangerous chemicals.

A3050 [Cohen, Neil M./Gill, Nia H.+69], Leonard Cohen's Law-patient transfers

S179 [Allen, Diane/Bennett, John O.+13], Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

S783 [Connors, Leonard T.], Med. alarm equip.-exemp. sales & use tax

S1239 [Palaia, Joseph A./Sinagra, Jack], Tattooing/body piercing-parental consent

S1290 [Sinagra, Jack], Dental benf.-insured choose dentist

S1892 [Cafiero, James S.], Physician-prov. special vol. lic.

S2208 [Matheussen, John J./Turner, Shirley K.], Nurse Multistate Lic Compact-enter in NJ

SR96 [Allen, Diane/Bark, Martha W.], Mammography-incr. Medicare reimb. rates



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

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

The Committee will discuss and take testimony on the funding provided to South Jersey by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA).

The Committee will also discuss and take testimony on issues related to:

1) The classification of certain prescribed medical treatments as "investigational" and

2) The levels of prescription drug benefits by the State Health Benefits Program, administered by the Division of Pensions and Benefits in the Department of the Treasury.



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

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

A2525 [Geist, George F./Asselta, Nicholas+3], Carnival-amusement ride safety-concerns

A3241 [Malone, Joseph R./DeCroce, Alex+1], Graduated driv. lic.-concerns

S1181 [Vitale, Joseph F./Furnari, Garry J.+2], Child passenger restraint sys.-concerns

S1299 [Kosco, Louis F.], Co. Corrections Off. Act-clarify rights

S1484 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Mun. police promo. exam.-residency cred.

S2146 [Singer, Robert W.], Graduated driv. lic.-concerns

S2195 [Matheussen, John J./Allen, Diane+3], Child restraint systems-concerns use

S2196 [Matheussen, John J./Zane, Raymond J.+4], Child car safety seat grant prog.;$1M

S2197 [Matheussen, John J./Sinagra, Jack+5], Child car safety seat ed. campaign;$250K

S2198 [Matheussen, John J./Kosco, Louis F.+4], Child restraint sys.-exempts sales tax

S2323 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Bingo proceeds-capital improvements

S2353 [Kosco, Louis F./Cafiero, James S.], St. Police complaints, cert-concerns

S2362 [Cafiero, James S./Bark, Martha W.], Carnival-amusement ride safety-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S1896 [Vitale, Joseph F./Codey, Richard J.+2], Blood alco. level for DWI-reduce to .08%

S2432 [Kosco, Louis F.], Blood alco. level for DWI-reduce to .08%







THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2001 (continued)



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

A1223 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+4], SHBP-notice of physician termination

A1332 [Augustine, Alan M.+3], Stalking victim-reg. w/o street address

AJR35 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Patriots Day-desig third Monday in April

S130 [Bark, Martha W./Bryant, Wayne R.], SHBP-benf. to cert. sch. police off.

S539 [Kosco, Louis F.], Raffles unlimited w/o fees-nonprofit org

S1354 [Rice, Ronald L.], St./political emp.-concerns appt.

S1637 [Inverso, Peter A./Singer, Robert W.+1], Stalking victim-reg. w/o street address

S1945 [Bucco, Anthony R./Martin, Robert J.], Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell

S1994 [Cafiero, James S.], Notary pub. fees-incr.

S2070 [Bennett, John O.], Prison Off Pension incr-surviving spouse

S2242 [Bryant, Wayne R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. pub. emp.

SR72 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Bark, Martha W.], Pension fd, St-admin-concerns investment



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cafiero, James S.

The Committee will not meet.



MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2001



*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 Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

A2441 [Bodine, Francis L.], Mortgages-concerns expungement

A3161 [Bateman, Christopher/Merkt, Richard A.+1], St-chartered cred union-exemp sales tax

A3447 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Gregg, Guy R.+2], Small emp-offer new health benf. plan

A3469 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Newborn screening, blindness-mandates

S13 [Matheussen, John J./Sinagra, Jack+13], Small emp-offer new health benf. plan

S2126 [Cardinale, Gerald/Singer, Robert W.], Life insur. policies-concerns filing



*Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Lance, Leonard

The Committee will not meet.



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

Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Fl., State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

A3377 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+5], Natl. Guard, retir.-free hunting lic.

A3395 [Gregg, Guy R./O'Toole, Kevin J.+14], Bus. owners, cert-deduct pension contrib

A3533 [Thompson, Samuel D./Arnone, Michael J.+4], Disab. vet.-free admission to St. parks

A3582 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Distinguished Svc. Medal-extend elig.

ACR105 [Merkt, Richard A.], Giants Stadium-urges the renaming

AR128 [Russo, David C./Felice, Nicholas R.+1], Health care fds. distribution-concerns

S1294 [Gormley, William L./Allen, Diane], Distinguished Svc. Medal-extend elig.

For Discussion Only:

A3420 [DeCroce, Alex/Gibson, John C.+16], Corp. bus. taxpayers-modify allocation



*Assembly Environment Meeting

Chair: Asm. Corodemus, Steve

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Health Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

A292 [Gill, Nia H./Kelly, John V.+4], Pap smears-clarify insur. coverage req.

A464 [Conaway, Herbert C./Conners, Jack+1], Health benefit plans-negotiations

A2169 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Health benf-physician negotiate contract

A2241 [Asselta, Nicholas/Doria, Joseph V.+3], Health Care Prov. Jt Negotiation Act

A2827 [Quigley, Joan M./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Health benf. plans-concerns

A3316 [Smith, Bob/Vandervalk, Charlotte+2], Medical asst. on-line application proj.

A3460 [Bagger, Richard H.], Social worker emp by hospices-definition

AR188 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Moran, Jeffrey W.], Newborn screening-qual. priv org conduct

S11 [Sinagra, Jack/Vitale, Joseph F.+15], Health benf. plans-concerns

S516 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane+1], Pap smears-clarify insur. coverage req.

S1033 [Bark, Martha W./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+4], Physicians, dentists-negotiate w/carrier

S1106 [Littell, Robert E./Bucco, Anthony R.], Pub. health priority funding-concerns













MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2001 (continued)



*Assembly Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

A955 [Stuhltrager, Gary W.], Delinquent prop. tax-deny constr. permit

A1944 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.+1], Inflation adjustments, mun-incr. St. aid

A2520 [Myers, Connie/Biondi, Peter J.], Co planning bd review site plan-concerns

A2662 [Arnone, Michael J./Biondi, Peter J.], Mun. Consolidation Incentive Act;$550K

A2871 [Wisniewski, John S./Kelly, John V.], Vol firefighters, retired-concerns insur

A3198 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Fire off. and inspectors-concerns

A3551 [Merkt, Richard A./Stanley, Craig A.+42], Prop. exempt from taxation-concerns



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

A2330 [Previte, Mary T.+1], Bodily fluid at probation offic.-assault

A2893 [Barnes, Peter J./Holzapfel, James W.+1], Breath testing devices-concerns use

A3102 [Zecker, Gerald H.], EMT assessment-raises

A3199 [Holzapfel, James W./Heck, Rose Marie], Firearm theft-mand. min. 3-yr. term

A3262 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher+1], Video camera grant prog.-creates

A3268 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Russo, David C.], Substance abuse prog., cert.;$5M

A3507 [Heck, Rose Marie/Felice, Nicholas R.+2], Coalition Against Sexual Assault;$2M

A3556 [Holzapfel, James W.], Law enforcement off.-prov training reimb

A3561 [Asselta, Nicholas], Gaming investigator-carry firearm

A3580 [Heck, Rose Marie/DiGaetano, Paul], Internet crime against children;$250K

A3581 [Heck, Rose Marie/Felice, Nicholas R.], Computer, High Tech. crimes-concerns

A3590 [Collins, Jack/Stuhltrager, Gary W.], Death by auto w suspended lic-incr penal

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A3613 [Heck, Rose Marie/Smith, Tom], Crime victims-pymt. of restitution req.

S1108 [Zane, Raymond J./Allen, Diane+6], Death by auto w suspended lic-incr penal

S1494 [Bassano, C. Louis/Kosco, Louis F.+5], Firearm theft-mand. min. 3-yr. term

S1952 [Kosco, Louis F./Girgenti, John A.+8], Crime victims-pymt. of restitution req.



*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Zecker, Gerald H.

A1156 [Arnone, Michael J.], Pub. util. cut off-notify fire inspector

A1464 [Blee, Francis J./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Interactive computer svcs.-sign consent

A2196 [Corodemus, Steve+1], Internet access, pub sch/library-limits

A2579 [Jones, LeRoy J./O'Toole, Kevin J.], CATV companies-sr. cit./disab. discounts

A2879 [Russo, David C./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Computer crime-creates 24 hr. hotline

A3185 [Bagger, Richard H.], Electric power and gas suppliers-concern

AR92 [Jones, LeRoy J.], Cable TV industry-allows St. to regulate



THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2001



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 8, 2001



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits, 1st Floor Boardroom,

50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

Written comments on bills should be submitted at least 10 business days in advance of the meeting.

A251 [Payne, William D.], Mun. retir. sys.-incr. pension benf.

A3212 [Wisniewski, John S./Guear, Gary L.+2], PERS-incr. retire. benf. formula

A3247 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+4], SPRS-concerns health benf.

A3301 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte+2], Co. util. auth. emp.-PERS cred.

A3372 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], PERS, TPAF-transfer of svc. cred.

A3375 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns retir. benf.

A3381 [Friscia, Arline M.], TPAF, PERS-concerns purch. of svc. cred.

A3383 [Buono, Barbara/Barnes, Peter J.], PERS-pension cred. for cert. svc.

A3506 [Asselta, Nicholas/Azzolina, Joseph+17], TPAF, PERS-incr. retir. benf.

S2180 [Cafiero, James S./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], SPRS-concerns health benf.

S2239 [Bark, Martha W.], PERS/TPAF-concerns svc. transfer

S2242 [Bryant, Wayne R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. pub. emp.

S2264 [Singer, Robert W.], TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns retir. benf.

S2274 [James, Sharpe/Lesniak, Raymond J.+2], Mun. retir. sys.-incr. pension benf.











MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2001



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



THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2001



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 18, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2001



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 25, 2001



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



THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2001



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