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Vol. XXVI No. 56 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 210th Legislature

Prepared: September 27, 2002 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A415 [Kean, Thomas H./Merkt, Richard A.], Bd. of elections-expands elig. age

A772 [Green, Jerry/Biondi, Peter J.+3], Rent gouging-prev. in st. of emerg. area

A1109 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.+1], Black bear-bans intentional feeding

A2298 [Cohen, Neil M./Cryan, Joseph], Fraudulent actions-statute of limitation

A2308 [Fisher, Douglas H./Doria, Joseph V.+16], Textbook sharing-concerns

A2437 [Sires, Albio/Sarlo, Paul A./Fisher, Douglas H./Kean, Thomas H./Gusciora, Reed+8], Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb

AJR17 [Conaway, Herb/Blee, Francis J.+6], Minority & Multicultural Health Mo-Sept.

S75 [Rice, Ronald L.], Minority, women's bus.-documentation req

S123 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Vol ambulance/fire co.-impact stmt. req.

S137 [Buono, Barbara/Matheussen, John J.+1], Sch. Env. Protection Act of 2000

S514 [Martin, Robert J.+1], Arbitration procedures-concerns rules

S573 [Codey, Richard J./Inverso, Peter A./Palaia, Joseph A./Girgenti, John A.+11], Handgun, retail sales-impose restriction

S795 [Turner, Shirley K./Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. bus driv.-screening procedures

S812 [Cardinale, Gerald/Buono, Barbara+3], Electric Discount/Energy Act-clarifies

S876 [Bucco, Anthony R./Cardinale, Gerald], Fire depts, vol-concern group life insur

S1011 [Cafiero, James S.], Hunting lic., seasonal-estab. & set fee

S1038 [Bark, Martha W.], Racing Comm.-reconstitutes memb.

S1121 [Coniglio, Joseph+1], Rent gouging-prev. in st. of emerg. area

S1181 [Allen, Diane B./Rice, Ronald L.+4], Contaminated site-remediation cost reimb

S1202 [Buono, Barbara], Mercury advis.-notify pregnant women

S1319 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt

S1326 [Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Police & fire promo. exam-residency cred

S1341 [Matheussen, John J./Allen, Diane B.+3], Sr. Prop. Tax Freeze Prot. Act

S1366 [Bagger, Richard H.], Bd. of elections-expands elig. age

S1512 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Bark, Martha W.], Election dist.-concerns

S1515 [Inverso, Peter A.+2], Youth Suicide Prev. Advis. Council

S1548 [Inverso, Peter A.], Charitable org., cert.-concerns

S1626 [Kenny, Bernard F./Martin, Robert J.], Higher Ed Capital Improvement Fd-incr

S1705 [Rice, Ronald L.], Crimes-loc. housing auth. report

S1713 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Coniglio, Joseph+1], Textbook sharing-concerns

S1736 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Thoroughbred breeder awards-concerns

S1848 [Littell, Robert E.], Black bear-bans intentional feeding

S1875 [Codey, Richard J.], Real prop. surplus--St. Treasurer sell

SCR68 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Ocean dumping-adopt stricter rules

SJR35 [Turner, Shirley K.], Minority & Multicultural Health Mo-Sept.

SJR37 [Cardinale, Gerald/Lance, Leonard], Ancient Fife and Drum Corps of NJ

SR36 [Cardinale, Gerald], Canada goose population in NJ-concerns

SR78 [Bucco, Anthony R./Bennett, John O./Allen, Diane B./Baer, Byron M./Coniglio, Joseph/Furnari, Garry J./Kavanaugh, Walter

J./Martin, Robert J.+15], Pledge of Allegiance-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 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

A424 [Kean, Thomas H.], Deer mgmt.-prov. statement

A2662 [Smith, Robert J./Ahearn, Matt], Env. studies-pub completion notice req

A2674 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed], Animals, cert-concern release/possession

A2754 [Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff], Snakehead fish-concerns

A2755 [Asselta, Nicholas/Van Drew, Jeff], Animals, cert-concern possession/release

AR158 [Gusciora, Reed], Civilian Conserv. Corps Day-03/31/03



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Doria, Joseph V.

A548 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Guear, Gary L.+2], Compulsive gambling-curricula

A716 [Friscia, Arline M.], Teacher cert-early childhood endorsement

A722 [Greenstein, Linda R./Guear, Gary L.], Sch. dist., send/receive-concerns

A1141 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.], Garden St Scholarship Prog.-lottery fds.

A1399 [Doria, Joseph V.+18], Learning Through Listening Prog.-estab.

A1505 [Doria, Joseph V./Wolfe, David W.], Higher Ed. Master Plan Comm.-estab.

A2482 [Doria, Joseph V./Perez-Cinciarelli, Elba], Presidents' Council, N.J.-concerns memb.

A2637 [Impreveduto, Anthony], Higher Ed Capital Improvement Fd-incr

A2698 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Charter sch applications-concerns



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

A1065 [Kean, Thomas H./Stender, Linda+3], Air pollution sources-conduct study

A2550 [Gusciora, Reed], Cell phones, used-concerns disposal

For Discussion Only:

A409 [Kean, Thomas H.+45], Low emission veh. prog., cert.-implement

A2439 [Ahearn, Matt], California Low Emission Veh. prog.-req.

A2548 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed], Fuel Cell Research Ctr. at Rutgers;$500K

A2549 [Gusciora, Reed/Stender, Linda], Veh. for the Future Study Comm.-creates

A2694 [Gusciora, Reed/Wisniewski, John S.+4], Fuel cell-powered veh.-concerns

A2697 [Gusciora, Reed/Ahearn, Matt+4], Fuel cell-powered equip.-concerns



Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Previte, Mary T.

A2605 [Friscia, Arline M.], Child support orders-concerns

A2671 [Van Drew, Jeff], Child support judgment searches-concerns

A2685 [Previte, Mary T./Friscia, Arline M.+4], Adoption agencies-concerns

ACR124 [Previte, Mary T./Weinberg, Loretta+35], Elim. Discrim. against Women-memor.

AJR35 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Sexual Assault Awareness Mo-desig. April

SJR27 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara+3], Sexual Assault Awareness Mo-desig. April



Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A1130 [Quigley, Joan M.], DNA test results-estab. parentage

A2374 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Cohen, Neil M.+3], NJ Parentage Act-amends



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Friscia, Arline M.

A205 [Guear, Gary L.+1], Prevailing wage law-estab penal.

A1953 [Quigley, Joan M.+5], Labor law viol.-apparel manuf. liable

A2058 [Gusciora, Reed], Emp. personnel files-concerns access

A2681 [Cohen, Neil M.], Emp. contracts-proh. cert. provisions

A2682 [Cohen, Neil M.], Emp fraudulent practices-emp rights



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A2686 [Ahearn, Matt], Prop ownership req. for vets-revise

A2777 [Conners, Jack/Guear, Gary L.], Civil Air Patrol-study req.

ACR127 [Ahearn, Matt], Prop tax deduction-vet. claim

AR180 [Conners, Jack/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Active duty personnel-concerns retention



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will discuss the management and operation of nursing homes.



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A523 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Performing art ctrs-remove support limit

A2211 [Barnes, Peter J.+5], PFRS reemp. retirees-concerns memb.

For Discussion Only:

A1398 [Doria, Joseph V./Myers, Connie+69], Song, St.: "I'm from NJ"

A2665 [Van Drew, Jeff/Fisher, Douglas H./Asselta, Nicholas], NJ, USA-desig. St. song

AJR14 [Bateman, Christopher/Doria, Joseph V.], St. Song/Anthem/March-desig.



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A2654 [Stender, Linda/Gusciora, Reed], Recycled asphalt-permits use

A2655 [Stender, Linda/Gusciora, Reed], Recycled asphalt-permits use

AR169 [Stender, Linda/Gusciora, Reed], Recycled Asphalt Pavement-urge co/mun.

For Discussion Only:

A1899 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Toll rd. auth.-abol., transfers to DOT

A2331 [Moran, Jeffrey W.], Toll Roads Auth.-successor auth.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2002



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 Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A1873 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Roberts, Joseph J.], Health Svc. Advisory Comm.-abolish

A1887 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Access device-incl. ATM bank cards

A2317 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Roberts, Joseph J.], Foreclosure procedures-concerns

A2768 [Cohen, Neil M./Cryan, Joseph], Drugs-concerns clinical trials



Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A195 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Cohen, Neil M.], Retail Installment Sales Act-expands

A1322 [Geist, George F.+1], Computer software, cert.-proh. sale

A1752 [Weinberg, Loretta/Impreveduto, Anthony], Ads-concerns use of names

A2452 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Cellular telephone svc. user-finan. liab

A2624 [Conaway, Herb/Smith, Robert J.+2], Meat, sell-by date-notify customers













THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2002 (continued)



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A287 [Gusciora, Reed/Weinberg, Loretta+11], Minor consent to HIV treatment-permits

A392 [Wisniewski, John S.+6], Defibrillator grant prog.-estab.

A496 [Cohen, Neil M.], Human embryo, frozen-written directives

A794 [Blee, Francis J./DeCroce, Alex+2], Collaborating Ctr. for Nursing;$1.2M

A1723 [Malone, Joseph R./Conaway, Herb], Council on Med. Sch. Clinical Clerkships

A2038 [Friscia, Arline M./Previte, Mary T.], Children's protective eyewear-concerns

A2601 [Weinberg, Loretta/Ahearn, Matt], Infantile Autism Med. Research Fd.

A2727 [Ahearn, Matt/Weinberg, Loretta], Collaborating Ctr. for Nursing-estab.

A2751 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Health Care Svc. Firms-cert emp agencies

S495 [Vitale, Joseph F./Matheussen, John J.+5], Collaborating Ctr. for Nursing-estab.

S1396 [Singer, Robert W./Vitale, Joseph F.], Health Care Svc. Firms-cert emp agencies



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1884 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Moran, Jeffrey W.], Minor subdivisions-Map Filing Law

A2217 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Health dept, loc-crim. background check

A2330 [Stender, Linda/Burzichelli, John J./Sarlo, Paul A.+11], Vol fire/rescue squad memb-mortgage prog

A2389 [Hackett, Mims], Multiple dwellings-emerg evacuation plan

A2441 [Van Drew, Jeff], Shower rails-sr. low income rental proj.

A2795 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Home repair finan. contract-concerns

AR84 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.], Homless asst.-fd. cert. families

S418 [Bryant, Wayne R./Littell, Robert E.], Home repair finan. contract-concerns



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A53 [Smith, Tom], Remedial reading prog, inmates-estab.

A1755 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+3], Sex offender reg.-false address penal.

A1768 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Weapons in sch.-toll free hotline

A2369 [Wisniewski, John S./Egan, Joseph V.+1], ABC id cards-concerns

A2450 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Law enforcement offic.-psych. testing

S1036 [Inverso, Peter A./Allen, Diane B.+3], Sex offender reg.-false address penal.

Pending Referral:

A700 [Weinberg, Loretta/Ahearn, Matt+15], Handguns-restrictions on future sales



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities

Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

Representatives of the Motion Picture and Television Development Commission will appear before the Committee to present an overview of their functions and current activities, and their plans for the future.

A2672 [McKeon, John F.], Hairstylist lic.-remove home address



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting

Chair: Asm. Guear, Gary L.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

10:00 AM Clifton City Hall, 900 Clifton Avenue,

Clifton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The purpose will be to discuss the status of cable television competition and to take testimony on cable television issues or concerns.



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

For approval:

(1) Department of the Treasury--request to issue General Obligation refunding bonds,

(2) Pending transfers of appropriations,

(3) Correspondence and other business.



MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chamber

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced







WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2002



Commission on Business Efficiency of the Public Schools

Transportation Task Force 11:00 AM, Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Friscia, Arline M.

The Commission will hold a public hearing on coordination of pupil transportation services.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2002



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees at the call of the Speaker



*Assembly Health and Human Services and the

Assembly Banking and Insurance Joint Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta/Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

The Committees will hold a public hearing on the "Business of Medical

Malpractice Insurance".



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2002



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, OCTOBER 21, 2002



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group "A" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "B" Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2002



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

10:00 AM: Group "C" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "D" Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2002



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



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chamber

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2002



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group "A" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "B" Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chamber

10:00 AM: Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced















MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2002



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, NOVEMBER 25, 2002



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group "C" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "D" Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2002



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

10:00 AM: Group "A" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "B" Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2002



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group "C" Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group "D" Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chamber

10:00 AM: Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2002



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chamber

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced