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Vol. XXV No. 61 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: October 1, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes



MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2001



SENATE SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2001



SPECIAL JOINT SESSION 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Special Joint Session for an address by Acting Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco



*SENATE SESSION (Following Special Joint Session)

Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A988 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Lance, Leonard+7], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

A1624 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Blee, Francis J.+5], Law Against Discrim. viol.-incr. penal.

A2252 [Asselta, Nicholas R./Gregg,Guy R.+1], Tourism Advis. Council-concerns memb.

A2323 [Azzolina, Joseph/Wisniewski, John S.+3], Malt alco. bev.-concerns sales

A2804 [Russo, David C./Cohen, Neil M.+4], Workers Comp. Judges Retir. Sys.-estab.

A3082 [Collins, Jack/Thompson, Samuel D.+43], Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-elig.

A3340 [Geist, George F./Pennacchio, Joseph+30], Pub. util. emp id badge-SS no. not req.

A3676 [Collins, Jack], Water diversion permits, temp.-issuance

A3738 [Gibson, John C.], 2000 Fed. census-estab. eff. date

S20 Provides for the presumption of death for persons exposed to catastrophic event.

S21 Concerns certain public benefits available to persons affected by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America.

S22 Assures certain benefits to certain police, fire and other emergency personnel under certain circumstances pursuant to an Executive Order by the Governor.

S23 Prohibits sale of essential consumer goods or services at excessive prices during certain emegencies.

S175 [Allen, Diane B./Inverso, Peter A.+34], DYFS Review Panel-estab.

S206 Provides New Jersey Scholarship Fund for children of victims of World Trade Center Disaster.

S285 [Vitale, Joseph F./Martin, Robert J.], SCI-makes permanent

S375 [Sinagra, Jack/Cardinale, Gerald+17], Health benf. insur-reg. 3rd party admin.

S451 [Girgenti, John A./Kosco, Louis F.+2], Crim. offender info. sys.-concerns

S727 [Bassano, C. Louis/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Pub. util. emp id badge-SS no. not req.

S1202 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Lynch, John A.], Malt alco. bev.-concerns sales

S1316 [Inverso, Peter A./Adler, John H.+3], Redevel. Area Bond Finan. Law

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

S1361 [Cafiero, James S./Bassano, C. Louis+2], Grandparent Raising Grandchild Council

S1593 [Bark, Martha W./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Home-schooled students-scholarships

S1699 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Bassano, C. Louis], Sch. bd memb, discipline-estab procedure

S1714 [Littell, Robert E./Bucco, Anthony R.+46], Dam repair, lake dredging;$135M

S1813 [Cafiero, James S./Allen, Diane B.+4], Kinship legal guardianship status-estab.

S1815 [Martin, Robert J./Palaia, Joseph A.], Teachers, foreign countries-concerns emp

S1970 [Bennett, John O./Singer, Robert W.], Crimes w/bail restrictions-concerns

S2120 [Matheussen, John J./Kosco, Louis F.+6], Homestead prop. tax reimb. prog.-elig.

S2249 [Turner, Shirley K.], PERS retiree-resume emp. w/ benf.

S2399 [Inverso, Peter A./Zane, Raymond J.], Computer crime-creates 24 hr. hotline

S2490 [Allen, Diane B./Palaia, Joseph A.], Emerg. Mgmt. Asst. Compact Act

S2494 [Zane, Raymond J./Kosco, Louis F.], Police/firefighter convention-paid leave

S2503 [Gormley, William L./DiFrancesco, Donald T.], Handicapped persons in emerg.-concerns

S2513 [DiFrancesco, Donald T./Matheussen, John J.], Battleship USS NJ refurbishment;$7.2M

S2575 Establishes New Jersey Domestic Preparedness Planning Group, establishes Domestic Preparedness Coordinator and establishes a cabinet-level executive committee to increase state preparedness against terrorism.

S2576 "Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001", creates new crime of terrorism.

S2577 Supplemental approp. of $1.8 million to DHSS for detection of biological chemical agents.

SCR116 [Kosco, Louis F.], Medicare recipients-concerns

SJR38 Condemns September 11 terrorist attack and makes recommendations to businesses regulated by the Department of Banking & Insurance.

SR6 [Bucco, Anthony R./McNamara, Henry P.+5], Coal-fired power plant-join legal action

SR84 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Transit svcs.-regional fare card





WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2001 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

Please note Catherine Frank-White's nomination is being considered for the Police Training Commission.

Considered:

to be a member of the 9-1-1 Commission:

Karen M. Moran of Woodbridge for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas J. Selleck of North Massapequa, N.Y. for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Advisory Council on Adolescent Pregnancy:

Joseph A. Clemente, M.D. of Warren to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Advisory Council on Corrections:

James T. Plousis of Ocean City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Banking Advisory Board:

Thomas J. Rafferty of Asbury to replace Suzy M.C. Chichester, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the College of New Jersey-Board of Trustees:

Rev. Wayne Rodney Griffith of Hamilton to replace Alfred Y. Cho, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Commission on Radiation Protection:

Robert J. Tokarz of Piscataway to replace Robert P. Douglas, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Council on Undocumented Aliens:

Barbara Jo DeCarlo of East Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Credit Union Advisory Council:

Robert S. Vaccaro of Trenton to replace Ronald J. Suback, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Developmental Disabilities Council:

Beverly L. Dairsow of Bridgeton to replace Nancy D. Orlando, for the term prescribed by law.

Stanley G. Soden, Sr. of Long Branch to replace Clifford Sanders, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Fish and Game Council:

W. Scott Ellis of Yardville to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

John M. Messeroll of East Brunswick to replace William S. Martin, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse:

Nicholas R. Demauro of Allentown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Marine Fisheries Council:

Joseph M. Rizzo of Mayetta to replace John Cole, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Middlesex County Board of Taxation:

Michael E. Lachs of Edison to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Monmouth County Board of Taxation:

Hope G. Brodsky, Esq. of Atlantic Highlands to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Automobile Insurance Risk Exchange Board of Directors:

Linda S. Alliston-Reina of Green Brook to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Research:

Patricia Morton, Ph.D. of North Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust-Board of Directors:

Eileen Swan of Califon to replace Ellis S. Vieser, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Office of Minority and Multicultural Health Advisory Commission:

Debbie Salas-Lopez, M.D., M.P.H. of South Plainfield to replace Julane Miller, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Police Training Commission:

Catherine Frank-White of Lambertville to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Shell Fisheries Council:

Warren (Barney) Hollinger of Port Norris to replace William H. Bradway, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Stanley R. Glassey of West Atlantic City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Louis R. Toscano of Atlantic City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ Board-of-Trustees:

Lisa Gomez-Rivera, Esq. of Fredon to replace Terri L. Freeman, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.







WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2001 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

to be a member of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority:

Joseph Buckelew, of Lakewood to replace Ronald J. Burton, for term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Martin Cronin of Westfield for the term prescribed by law.



Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Robertson, Norman M.

S2490 [Allen, Diane B./Palaia, Joseph A.], Emerg. Mgmt. Asst. Compact Act



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

9:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Allen, Diane B.

S1644 [Allen, Diane B./Kosco, Louis F.], Child care svc.-income tax deduct.

S1848 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Ada Budrick Child Care Ctr.;$150K

S1909 [Connors, Leonard T./Robertson, Norman M.+2], Ombudsman for Abused, Neglected Children

S1910 [Connors, Leonard T./Cafiero, James S.+2], DYFS Oversight-estab. task force

S2094 [Bucco, Anthony R./Cafiero, James S.+2], Viol. prev training grant for DYFS;$100K

S2453 [Matheussen, John J./Zane, Raymond J.+4], Child/dependent care expenses-tax credit



ASSEMBLY SESSION (Following Special Joint Session)

Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A21 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.], Provides for the presumption of death for persons exposed to catastrophic event.

A22 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.], Concerns certain public benefits available to persons affected by the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States of America.

A3727 [Kelly, John V./Zecker, Gerald H.], "Emergency Management Assistance Compact Act."

S1813 [Cafiero, James S./Allen, Diane B.+4], Kinship legal guardianship status-estab.



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Holzapfel, James W.

A3727 [Kelly, John V./Zecker, Gerald H.+5], Emerg. Mgmt. Asst. Compact Act



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

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

The Joint Committee will meet to consider:

(1) NJ Economic Development Authority--request to refinance 1994 Market Transition Facility revenue bonds,

(2) Green Acres bond reallocations & project changes,

(3) transfers as submitted,

(4) other business.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2001



SENATE SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED.



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2001



*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 10 business days in advance of the meeting.

A1523 [Doria, Joseph V./Impreveduto, Anthony+2], PERS, TPAF-improves computing formula

A2827 [Quigley, Joan M./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], SHBP and managed care plans-concerns

A3418 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based

A3487 [Gusciora, Reed], Lifeguard pension benf.-revises

A3553 [Heck, Rose Marie/Felice, Nicholas R.+2], DeRito, Pasqual-appt. to police dept.

A3687 [Gregg, Guy R./Merkt, Richard A.+8], SHBP-small bus. emp., purch. coverage

S11 [Sinagra, Jack/Vitale, Joseph F.+15], SHBP and managed care plans-concerns

S1764 [Connors, Leonard T.+1], SHBP-co., mun. emp. waive benf. coverage

S1767 [Bucco, Anthony R.], PFRS-concerns cert. elig.

S2327 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kosco, Louis F.], PERS, TPAF-improves computing formula