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Vol. XXIV No. 51 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: September 22, 2000 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Littell, Robert E.

A858 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.], Cranford Twp., flood control;$3.25M

A1410 [DeCroce, Alex+2], Tony Pompelio Scholarship Fd.-estab.

A1983 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bagger, Richard H.+2], Child adoption-reduce apostille fees

A2587 [DeCroce, Alex/Bodine, Francis L.+4], 1999 St.wide Transp./Loc Bridge Fd;$150M

S322 [Rice, Ronald L./Cafiero, James S.+14], UEZA-estab. extended enterprise zones

S523 [Littell, Robert E.], Rural electrical co-op-exemp. sales tax

S651 [Cardinale, Gerald/Allen, Diane+1], Child adoption-reduce apostille fees

S687 [Connors, Leonard T./Allen, Diane], Distinguished Flying Cross-lic. plate

S1240 [Palaia, Joseph A./O'Connor, Edward T.], Compulsive gambling-curricula

S1316 [Inverso, Peter A./Adler, John H.], Redevel. Area Bond Finan. Law

S1372 [Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane], Sch. pupils-revise asthma self-admin.

S1506 [DiFrancesco, Donald T.], John J. Heldrich Ctr.;$1.7M

S1528 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Allen, Diane], 1999 St.wide Transp./Loc Bridge Fd;$150M

S1535 [DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Cranford Twp., flood control;$3.25M

Pending Referral:

S1029 [Matheussen, John J./Bark, Martha W.], Heart disease-women's awareness;$750K



Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

A2157 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.+11], Special ed. costs-concerns extraordinary

A2351 [Garrett, E. Scott/Talarico, Guy F.+5], Sch. dist. surveys, cert.-concerns

S141 [Bark, Martha W./Singer, Robert W.+3], Nat'l. Guard memb.-incr. tuition cred.

S1054 [Matheussen, John J./Martin, Robert J.], Nat'l Guard memb.-tuition-free grad. sch

S1148 [Bark, Martha W./Allen, Diane], Special ed. costs-concerns extraordinary

S1322 [Bennett, John O.], Sch. dist. bonds-concerns

S1402 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Childhood ed., early-concerns

S1454 [Bucco, Anthony R./McNamara, Henry P.+1], Sch. dist. surveys, cert.-concerns

S1543 [Martin, Robert J.], Special ed. costs-prov. addl. St. aid



Senate Health Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sinagra, Jack

A461 [Conaway, Herbert C./Vandervalk, Charlotte+14], NJ KidCare-estab St finan. assist. prog.

A733 [Talarico, Guy F./Chatzidakis, Larry+1], HMO-concerns regulation

S7 [Matheussen, John J.], Health insur. consumers' rights;$100K

S8 [Sinagra, Jack/Inverso, Peter A.], Managed care oversight;$1.3M

S9 [Bassano, C. Louis], Emerg. health care svcs.-provision

S10 [Allen, Diane], Minority, multicultural health-concerns

S11 [Sinagra, Jack], Health benf. plans-concerns

S373 [Sinagra, Jack], Lead poisoning prev. grant;$500K

S377 [Sinagra, Jack], Nonprofit corp. conversion-pub hearing

S379 [Sinagra, Jack/Matheussen, John J.+4], HMO-concerns regulation

S722 [Bassano, C. Louis/Turner, Shirley K.], Med. malpractice-health insur. liable

S969 [Vitale, Joseph F./Codey, Richard J.+5], NJ KidCare-estab St finan. assist. prog.

S1029 [Matheussen, John J./Bark, Martha W.], Heart disease-women's awareness;$750K

S1231 [Bennett, John O.], Eye Health Care Svcs. Advis. Comm.;$25K

S1333 [Connors, Leonard T./Singer, Robert W.+4], Health Care Insurer Accountability Act





MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2000 (continued)



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

The Committee will not meet.



*Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

A764 [Previte, Mary T./Holzapfel, James W.+11], Juv. delinquent-disqual., handgun permit

A2523 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal

A2531 [Cohen, Neil M./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+2], Smart Gun Tech. Devel. prog.;$500K

S644 [Bennett, John O.], Alco. bev.-governs sale

S781 [Connors, Leonard T.], Vol. firefighters-$1K income tax deduct.

S906 [Cardinale, Gerald], Alco. bev, out of St. shipping-permits

S1019 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kosco, Louis F.], Bail restrictions-cert. 3rd degree crime

S1100 [Matheussen, John J./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Camden Co. Fire Academy;$2M

S1409 [Cafiero, James S./Schluter, William E.], Hist. hotels-concerns liquor lic.

S1412 [Cafiero, James S./Kosco, Louis F.+1], Air bags, nonoperational-proh. sale

S1441 [Sinagra, Jack/Allen, Diane], Juv. svc online database;$60K

S1469 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bucco, Anthony R.], Prison phone rev.-desig. to VCCB claims

S1476 [Gormley, William L./O'Connor, Edward T.+3], Veh. insur. card, fraudulent-incr. penal

S1490 [Allen, Diane/Bennett, John O.], Juv. delinquent-disqual., handgun permit

S1494 [Bassano, C. Louis/Kosco, Louis F.+4], Firearm theft-mand. min. 3-yr. term



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

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

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

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

S576 [Codey, Richard J.], PFRS-retroactive lump-sum disab pymt

S698 [Connors, Leonard T./Singer, Robert W.+1], PERS, CPFPF, PFRS-incr. pension

S784 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Leg., ill-participate, electronic means

S936 [Cardinale, Gerald], St. lease awards-factors other than cost

S1180 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bassano, C. Louis+5], PFRS memb.-enhanced benf. to survivors

S1189 [Cardinale, Gerald/Bassano, C. Louis+4], Campaign contrib.-redefines meaning

S1242 [Bennett, John O.], Deferred comp. plan-prov. addl. choices

S1480 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Real prop surplus-auth St Treasurer sell

S1554 [Connors, Leonard T.], Dorland J. Henderson Memorial Bridge

SCR79 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Legislators, ill-participate in mtgs.



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.

A749 [Zecker, Gerald H./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], NJ Parentage Act-changes time limitation

S296 [Adler, John H.+3], Post-Separation Family Viol. Relief Act

S498 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane], Adoption expenses-income tax cred.

S1095 [Bucco, Anthony R./Bassano, C. Louis], Child custody-concerns

S1300 [Kosco, Louis F./Matheussen, John J.], Displaced Homemaker Ctrs. prog;$690K

S1565 [Cafiero, James S./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Child born in foreign country-adoption



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





MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A2518 [Myers, Connie/Lance, Leonard+2], Wine promotion acct.-incr. tax

A2524 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Oak Tree Disease Survey;$100K

A2639 [Gregg, Guy R./Green, Jerry], Dog, dangerous-proh. debarking

A2698 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], Animal cruelty crimes, cert.-4th degree

A2727 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Haskin Shellfish Research Lab;$350K

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



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Committee will have a presentation by Dr. Barbara Anderson, Assistant Commissioner of Student Services and Ms. Gloria Hancock, Director of Educational Support Services on the Commissioner's Report on Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in New Jersey Schools.

A1203 [Corodemus, Steve], Foreign language courses-high sch. cred.

A2078 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Talarico, Guy F.], Oral recitation in pub. sch.-daily;$10K

A2231 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], Subcontracting, sch., higher ed-concerns

A2501 [Azzolina, Joseph/Arnone, Michael J.+2], Pupil transp.-concerns

A2623 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Regional sch. dist.-concerns St. support

A2641 [Malone, Joseph R./Wolfe, David W.+9], Ed. Tech. Teacher Training Prog.;$2.1M

AR3 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.], Sch Fac Constr Oversight-Asm Task Force

S869 [Cardinale, Gerald/Bucco, Anthony R.+18], Oral recitation in pub. sch.-daily;$10K

S1203 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./McNamara, Henry P.+4], Pupil transp.-concerns



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

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

A2192 [Kelly, John V.], Truth-in-renting statements-on Internet

A2454 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Murphy, Carol J.+1], Affordable housing-concerns zoning

A2609 [Jones, LeRoy J.], Tenants' right to repair/deduct-concerns

A2610 [Gregg, Guy R./Myers, Connie], Affordable housing-concerns

A2631 [Green, Jerry/Kelly, John V.+13], Landlord-control access, rental premises



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A774 [Holzapfel, James W./Roberts, Joseph J.+3], Jury duty-exemp. police

A1118 [Cohen, Neil M./Talarico, Guy F.+3], Domestic viol. allegation-civil immunity

A1946 [Connors, Christopher J./Moran, Jeffrey W.], Animal rescue units-civil liab. immunity

A1992 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Firearms trafficking-concerns

A2448 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Merkt, Richard A.], Surveyors' liab-estab ten yr. limitation

A2493 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Juv. delinquency cases-mun. jurisdiction

ACR2 [Collins, Jack/Rooney, John E.], Minor child med procedures-notify parent



Assembly Labor Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

Testimony will be taken from the public regarding Department of Community Affairs efforts to enforce the Carnival Amusement Rides Safety Act, as amended by P.L.1998, c.10, and related regulations, during the Summer 2000 amusement season.

A2306 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], Carnival-Amusement Ride Safety Bd-memb.

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



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

The Committee will not meet as scheduled. The Committee will convene at a date and time determined by the chairman.



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

Chair: Asm. Augustine, Alan M.

A122 [Merkt, Richard A./Biondi, Peter J.+1], St. prop., surplus-conveyance

A1352 [Charles, Joseph+1], TPAF, PERS-purch. temp. svc. cred.

A1503 [Heck, Rose Marie/O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], PFRS-purch. of svc. credit, cert. memb.

A2273 [Kelly, John V.+6], PFRS memb.-enhanced benf. to survivors

A2601 [Bagger, Richard H.], Nominating petitions-filing deadline

A2655 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Real prop surplus-auth St Treasurer sell

AR123 [Lance, Leonard], Commemorating the US Rd. to Independence



*Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

A87 [Rooney, John E.], Dry Cleaning Bus. Asst. Act

A117 [Rooney, John E.], Haz. substances-concerns transporters

A2025 [Rooney, John E./Biondi, Peter J.], Haz. substances-concerns transporters

A2410 [Myers, Connie], Land application of sewage sludge-req.





MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2000 (continued)



Assembly Transportation Meeting

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

The Committee will not meet.



State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 9:30 AM

Room 103, State House, Trenton, NJ

The topic of discussion will be the six Department of Environmental Protection leases in Trenton remaining from the last meeting.



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2000



SENATE SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.



MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2000



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

The Joint Committee will meet to continue to discuss the provisions contained in N.J.S.A.18:36B-11, known as the Interdistrict Public School Choice Program Act of 1999.Contact the Joint Committee at (609)-633-6787 to sign up to testify and provide 16 copies of any written testimony.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2000



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



MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2000



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2000



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits, 50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

Agenda to be announced



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2000



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2000



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

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

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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2000



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY QUORUM

The Quorum has been CANCELED



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2000



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 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



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2000



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: 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, DECEMBER 18, 2000



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced