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Vol. XXIV No. 34 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: June 6, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A436 [Weingarten, Joel/Suliga, Joseph+5], Flood insur.-insurers prov. notice

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

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

A1292 [Talarico, Guy F.+3], Disab.-auth. courts to estab. trusts

A1547 [Doria, Joseph V./Collins, Jack], Raimondo, Henry John-estab. Chair;$75K

A1672 [Asselta, Nicholas], Police assoc.-paid leave, conventions

A1984 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta+4], HealthDecisions NJ;$99K

A2111 [Doria, Joseph V./DiGaetano, Paul], Structured Financing Act-amends

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

S5 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./McNamara, Henry P.], Conservation Action Fd.-estab.;$5M

S16 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Codey, Richard J.], Congestion Relief, Transp. Trust Fd. Act

S82 [Zane, Raymond J.], Lic plates, personalized-allow duplicate

S143 [Bark, Martha W./Singer, Robert W.], Deaf community, continued asst.;$150K

S200 [Gormley, William L./Lynch, John A.], Ed. Fac. Constr. & Finan. Act

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

S228 [Bryant, Wayne R.], African-Amer. Affairs Advis. Comm.

S249 [Bennett, John O.], Special sch. elec.-req. cert. notices

S256 [Bennett, John O./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Law enforcement training costs-concerns

S439 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Sinagra, Jack+10], DNA testing-broadens group of defendants

S460 [Girgenti, John A.], Halal-prev consumer fraud in preparation

S530 [Kosco, Louis F./Matheussen, John J.+18], Life sentence w/out parole elig.-prov.

S532 [Kosco, Louis F./Zane, Raymond J.], Motorcycle helmet law-cert. exemp.

S643 [Cafiero, James S.], Police conventions-grant paid leave

S657 [Cardinale, Gerald/Inverso, Peter A.+6], Psychoanalysts St. Cert. Act

S662 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Disab.-auth. courts to estab. trusts

S676 [Robertson, Norman M./Connors, Leonard T.+1], Vet. preference, civil svc.-extends

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

S785 [Sinagra, Jack/Vitale, Joseph F.], HealthDecisions NJ;$99K

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

S934 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Singer, Robert W.], Cancer registry, St.-concerns

S1022 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Flood insur.-insurers prov. notice

S1045 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane], WWII vet.-estab. lic. plates

S1132 [Schluter, William E.], Skin care specialty svc. shops-prov.

S1169 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Codey, Richard J.], Henry J. Raimondo NJ Leg Prog.-estab.

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

S1196 [O'Connor, Edward T.], Structured Financing Act-amends

S1215 [Singer, Robert W./Rice, Ronald L.], Vet-Dept of Mil Affairs determine status

S1253 [Connors, Leonard T.], Separation benf. fd-incl. in mun budgets

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

S1320 [Palaia, Joseph A./Sinagra, Jack], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp fds.

S1321 [McNamara, Henry P./Robertson, Norman M.], Env. infrastructure proj.-$100M loan

S1371 [Bucco, Anthony R./Littell, Robert E.+1], Medicaid prog-intergovt.transfer prog.

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

SCR69 [McNamara, Henry P.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-FY2001

SJR10 [Turner, Shirley K./Inverso, Peter A.+1], AMVETS Mem. Hwy.-desig. Rt. 95

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

SR44 [DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Nazi work camp, Polish-Amer.-honor

SR49 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Robertson, Norman M.], SS benf. subject to taxation-repeal incr



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

A1581 [Zisa, Charles/Carroll, Michael Patrick], Special Civil Part court fee laws-amends

S175 [Allen, Diane+2], DYFS caseworkers-estab staff ratios;$12M

S310 [James, Sharpe/Rice, Ronald L.+18], Newark, plane crash costs;$1.5M

S579 [Codey, Richard J.], PFRS-continue cert. memb.





THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000 (continued)



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting (continued)

S832 [Cardinale, Gerald], Special Civil Part court fee laws-amends

S1137 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Kenny, Bernard F.+7], Multiple Dwelling St. Tax Credit Act

S1138 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Kenny, Bernard F.+7], Bus Incentive, Revitalization, Cred Act

S1170 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Allen, Diane+7], Child care ctr. emp.-crim. hist. checks

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



Senate Education Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

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

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

S259 [Bennett, John O./Inverso, Peter A.+2], Asthma Task Force in sch.-estab;$15K

S456 [Girgenti, John A./Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. bds., regional-concerns

S1044 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Nonpub. sch. pupils-purchase bus transp.

S1166 [Palaia, Joseph A./Turner, Shirley K.], Early Childhood Ed. Comm.-estab.

S1167 [Palaia, Joseph A./Turner, Shirley K.], Early Childhood Ed. Off.-estab. in DOE

S1203 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./McNamara, Henry P.+2], Pupil transp.-concerns



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: 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 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A2412 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Nudity on cert. lands-mun. reg.

A2559 [Rooney, John E./Garrett, E. Scott], Green Acres loc. proj.;$38.154M

A2560 [Merkt, Richard A./Vandervalk, Charlotte], Open space acquisition proj.-northern NJ

A2561 [Arnone, Michael J./Cottrell, Melvin], Open space acquisition proj.-southern NJ

A2562 [Thompson, Samuel D./Geist, George F.], Open space acquisition proj.-urban aid

A2563 [Lance, Leonard/Gibson, John C.], Green Acres-St. proj.;$29M

A2564 [Zecker, Gerald H./Russo, David C.], Green Acres-nonprofit org.;$6.587M

A2565 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.], Stokes St. Forest;$1M

A2571 [Collins, Jack/Gibson, John C.], Farmland preserv., southern NJ;$48.1M

A2572 [Malone, Joseph R./Arnone, Michael J.], Farmland preserv, central NJ-approve fds

A2573 [Gregg, Guy R./Biondi, Peter J.+1], Farmland preserv northern NJ-approve fds

A2574 [Myers, Connie], Farmland preserv incentive grants;$7.35M

AR104 [Gibson, John C./Chatzidakis, Larry], Nurseries-water use restrictions

S1225 [Cafiero, James S.], Nudity on cert. lands-mun. reg.



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A48 [Lance, Leonard/Heck, Rose Marie+2], Cultural Trust-estab.

A49 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Thompson, Samuel D.], Family Care Health Coverage Act

A461 [Conaway, Herbert C./Vandervalk, Charlotte+10], NJ KidCare-estab St finan. assist. prog.

A581 [Buono, Barbara/Barnes, Peter J.+1], St. aid-dist. w/ low-income pupils

A673 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.], Sr. cit stabilization aid per pupil-incr

A1344 [Bagger, Richard H./Doria, Joseph V.+10], Charter sch.-estab. req. funding level

A1675 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard], Abbott dist.-elim. parity remedy aid

A2175 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Sch. of the Arts-prov. cert. asst.

A2209 [Murphy, Carol J./Thompson, Samuel D.+1], Medicaid/NJ KidCare-concerns elig., benf

A2250 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+10], Korean War Mem., Atlantic City;$500K

A2268 [Felice, Nicholas R./DiGaetano, Paul], Sterling Forest, NY-purch., preserv.;$1M



THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Appropriations Meeting (continued)

A2279 [Collins, Jack+2], Women's Micro-Bus. Cred. Act;$750K

A2484 [Bagger, Richard H./Biondi, Peter J.+1], Co. colleges-concerns support

S110 [Connors, Leonard T./Cafiero, James S.+2], Sr. cit. stabilization aid-elig criteria

S1074 [McNamara, Henry P./Littell, Robert E.+1], Sterling Forest, NY-purch., preserv.;$1M



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

A972 [Stuhltrager, Gary W./Wisniewski, John S.+2], Athletic Training Lic. Act

A1900 [DiGaetano, Paul/Kelly, John V.+12], Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns

A1902 [DeCroce, Alex/O'Toole, Kevin J.+11], Media literacy-offer instruction

A2418 [Zecker, Gerald H.], Clifton Sch. Dist-study skill prog;$124K

A2552 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.], Childhood ed., early-concerns

A2554 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Impreveduto, Anthony], Sch. dist.-purch. prop. w/surplus fds.

AR126 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.], Leg. Back to Sch. Day-3rd Friday in Sept



Assembly Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

A1028 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Smoke detector prog.-estab. in DCA

A2335 [Bagger, Richard H.+1], Faith Based Community Devel. Initiative

A2375 [Kelly, John V./Lance, Leonard+1], Fair Housing Act-concerns

A2399 [Collins, Jack], Lead-safe housing registry plan-estab.

A2454 [Carroll, Michael Patrick+1], Affordable housing-concerns zoning

A2491 [Kelly, John V./Lance, Leonard+32], New Home Warranty Act-amends

ACR109 [Myers, Connie], St. Devel., Redevel Plan-Leg Comm review



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A696 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.], Arson Investigation Fd.-creates penality

A978 [Stuhltrager, Gary W.], Standard form contracts-concerns

A1140 [Russo, David C./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Uniform Partnership Act-enacts

A1569 [Zisa, Charles], Assault on law enforcement off-mand term

A1910 [DiGaetano, Paul/Thompson, Samuel D.+10], Youth cts.-resolve cert. complaints, juv

A1934 [Talarico, Guy F.+1], Murder, cert-elim statute of limitations

A2465 [Cohen, Neil M./Russo, David C.], MV offense, new-creates

A2466 [Bateman, Christopher/Wisniewski, John S.], Mun. prosecutors' duties-clarifies

S558 [Cafiero, James S.], Mun ordinance viol-automatic expungement



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

A1949 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+2], Sheltered workshop, transp. svcs;$650K

A2556 [Thompson, Samuel D./Friscia, Arline M.], St. Emp. and Training Comm.-modifies



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

The Chairman has invited the Department of Teasury to comment on the issues raised during the Committee's March 1, 2000 meeting by members of the business community on the topic: "Simplifying tax compliance and collection."

ACR47 [Previte, Mary T./Stuhltrager, Gary W.+60], Juv. offender housing-not leg. intent

ACR103 [Gibson, John C./Blee, Francis J.+2], Ed fac reg by CAFRA rules-not leg intent



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

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A1697 [Wisniewski, John S./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Surplus prop.-prov. for acquisition

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

A2395 [Myers, Connie/Crecco, Marion], Vet. preference, civil svc.-extends

A2414 [Augustine, Alan M.], Contracts, St.-revise multiple bid law

AR121 [Lance, Leonard/Collins, Jack], Washington's appt. as General-commem.



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

A2131 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard], Warren Co. Pollution Fin. Auth.;$8.333M

A2380 [Bagger, Richard H./Wisniewski, John S.], Effluent treatment equip-prov. tax cred.

A2381 [Bagger, Richard H./Wisniewski, John S.], Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax

A2485 [Smith, Tom/Doria, Joseph V.], Env. infrastructure proj.-$100M loan

A2486 [Farragher, Clare M./Malone, Joseph R.], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp fds.

ACR111 [Smith, Tom/Farragher, Clare M.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-FY2001













THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

A541 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Salvage designation-extend

A1995 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cohen, Neil M.], Jewish War Vet. Mem. Hwy.-Rt. 82;$2.5K

A2480 [DeCroce, Alex/Merkt, Richard A.], Transp. fac.-incr. penal., interference

S797 [Bassano, C. Louis], Jewish War Vet Mem. Hwy-desig. Rt. 82

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A bill sponsored by Asm.Decroce that appropriates $150 million from 1999 Statewide Transportation and Local Bridge Fund.



Assembly Advisory Council on Women Hearing 10:00 AM

Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Council will hear testimony from college campus and State Police units, county prosecutors' offices, victim advocates and education groups concerning date rape in New Jersey.



Legislative Services Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Room L103,

State House, Trenton, NJ

The Legislative Services Commission will meet to organize and to consider such other matters as may come before the Commission.



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



MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2000



Senate Health Meeting 10:00 AM Room 138, Hickman Hall on Douglass College Campus, George St., New Brunswick, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

The Committee will hold a public meeting to hear testimony from consumers and other interested parties concerning access and quality of health care coverage, particularly managed care. The Committee will also hear testimony on issues related to minority health.



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



*NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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, 1st Floor, 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.

Contact the Joint Committee at (609)633-6787 to sign-up to testify and provide 16 copies of any written testimony.



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