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Vol. XXII No. 56 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 208th Legislature

Prepared: November 5, 1998 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1998



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 11:00 AM

Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

A548 [Rooney, John E./Garcia, Raul], Contaminated home-prov low interest loan

A549 [Rooney, John E./Garcia, Raul], Haz. substance, exposure-monitor health

A550 [Rooney, John E./Romano, Louis A.+1], Haz. contaminant cleanup-cert. prog.

A1798 [Corodemus, Steve/Russo, David C.+2], Playground safety-DCA promulgate regs.

A1957 [Corodemus, Steve/Romano, Louis A.+1], Ferryboats, commuter-exemp. sales tax

A2119 [Felice, Nicholas R./Doria, Joseph V.], Health info. electronic data tech.-devel

A2247 [Greenwald, Louis D./Previte, Mary T.+8], Advancement of Retarded Cit. Org.;$180K

A2248 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gregg, Guy R.+7], Regional tourism councils;$3M

A2285 [Blee, Francis J./Malone, Joseph R.+1], Skill devel. home-parent's dist of resid

A2420 [Cohen, Neil M.+2], Firearm trigger locks-sales tax exemp.

A2421 [Cohen, Neil M./Gregg, Guy R.+1], Firearm vaults-sales tax exemp.

A2469 [Collins, Jack/Cohen, Neil M.+2], Trigger gun locks-$5 instant rebate prog

A2471 [Thompson, Samuel D./Azzolina, Joseph], Spotswood Boro, new mun. bldg.;$1.5M

S206 [Sinagra, Jack/Palaia, Joseph A.+3], Playground safety-DCA promulgate regs.

S323 [Littell, Robert E.+1], Health info. electronic data tech.;$250K

S761 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], Ferryboats, commuter-exemp. sales tax

For Discussion Only:

A1143 [Wright, Barbara/Kramer, Paul+13], Sch. dist, cert-stabilization aid;$17.3M



Assembly Banking and Insurance Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Bateman, Christopher

In addition to the consideration of bills, the Committee will hear from Jaynee LaVecchia, Commissioner of Banking and Insurance, on issues related to insurance and financial institutions in this State.

A660 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Quigley, Joan M.+9], Mental health-insurers prov. same benf.

A1639 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+10], Auto insur. rate reduction-concerns

A2173 [Cohen, Neil M./DiGaetano, Paul], Check cashing bus.-file cert. reports

A2255 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.], NJ Lic. Lenders Act-makes changes

A2278 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Fair Mortgage Lending Practices Act

S86 [Bassano, C. Louis/Codey, Richard J.+3], Mental health-insurers prov. same benf.



Assembly Commerce, Tourism, Gaming and Military and

Veterans' Affairs Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Azzolina, Joseph

A1126 [Garrett, E. Scott/Gregg, Guy R.], Recreation veh.-exemp. from prop. taxes

A1694 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+1], POW-MIA Recog. Day-changes date

A1725 [Talarico, Guy F.], Raffles unlimited w/o fees-nonprofit org

A2139 [Gregg, Guy R./Cohen, Neil M.+6], Vending machines-incr. exemp., sales tax

A2160 [Weingarten, Joel+1], Bingo, raffles-comp. cert. persons

A2485 [Cohen, Neil M./Asselta, Nicholas], Corporate proxy voting-allow telephonic

AR109 [Garrett, E. Scott/Azzolina, Joseph], Merchant Mariner Fairness Act-Cong enact

S689 [Gormley, William L./O'Connor, Edward T.+1], POW-MIA Recog. Day-changes date

S1119 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Bingo, raffles-comp. cert. persons











MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1998 (continued)



Assembly Health Meeting

Chair: Asw. Vandervalk, Charlotte

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Local Government and Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Arnone, Michael J.

A532 [Rooney, John E.], Referenda, loc. nonbinding-broaden scope

A852 [Farragher, Clare M.], Sewer extension permit-loc. agency issue

A1793 [DiGaetano, Paul+1], Recreation trust fd.-mun. estab.

A2013 [Merkt, Richard A./DeCroce, Alex], Buy American req.-exemp. cert. contracts

S192 [Rice, Ronald L.], Revaluation-phase in w/ rebates

For Discussion Only:

An Amendment to the Constitution of the State of New Jersey to permit a system of site value taxation in the principal urbanized cities in New Jersey.



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Crecco, Marion

A915 [Weingarten, Joel/Thompson, Samuel D.+8], Alco. bev., sold by mail/internet-crime

A1163 [DeCroce, Alex/Heck, Rose Marie], Inmates, cert.-restricts visitation

A1620 [Crecco, Marion/LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Correctional fac.-ban weight lifting

A1973 [Kelly, John V./Zisa, Charles+1], Firefighters-mandates basic training

A2185 [Kramer, Paul+1], Advance life support emerg. svcs.-addl.

A2212 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Police force-cardiac difibrillators req.

A2213 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Police, new-First Responder-D training

A2487 [Zisa, Charles/Talarico, Guy F.+1], Police, civil svc. mun.-raises ed. req.

S82 [Bassano, C. Louis], Police, correction off-complete training



* Assembly Policy and Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:30 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

The Committee will hold a series of meetings on A10, which provides for the restructuring of the State's electric power and gas industries. This meeting will focus on Competitive Services and Basic Generation. Due to time constraints, and the Chairwoman's desire to afford committee members the opportunity to ask questions, speakers will be restricted to afive minute presentation.



Assembly Senior Issues and Community Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cottrell, Melvin

A2201 [Luongo, Gerald J.], Disab. parking-proh. snow obstruction

AJR29 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.+12], Human Potential Wk-estab. 2nd wk in May

AR125 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Azzolina, Joseph+1], Grandparenting Task Force-estab.

S363 [Bassano, C. Louis], Devel. disab.-estab. placement trusts

S827 [Kosco, Louis F.], Disab. parking-proh. snow obstruction



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

A1714 [Luongo, Gerald J.], Hwy. proj. approval-mun. governing body

A1800 [Roberts, Joseph J./DeCroce, Alex], Digitized driv. lic.-auth. issuance

A1986 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Commercial MV-12-mo. regis. cycle





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1998 (continued)



Assembly Transportation Meeting (continued)

AR19 [Bagger, Richard H./Augustine, Alan M.], Trans-Hudson/Midtown Mgmt./Proj;$5M

S175 [Bennett, John O.], Navy Cross lic. plates-auth.

Pending Introduction & Referral:

A2623 [Gregg, Guy R./DeCroce, Alex+1], Driv. lic.-auth. ten yr.

A2625 [DeCroce, Alex/Lance, Leonard], Transp. museum, Warren Co.;$500K



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1998



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

The Committee will meet to discuss and take testimony on Competitive Services & Customer Account Services (electric & gas) as they relate to electric power industry restructuring.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1998



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

The Committee will meet to discuss and take testimony on Rate Reduction, Stranded Cost & Securitization issues as they relate to electric power industry restructuring.



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Bagger, Richard H.

For Discussion Only:

A30 [Malone, Joseph R./Heck, Rose Marie+2], Pub. contracting-revises laws



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1998



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



* Senate Commerce Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cardinale, Gerald

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Connors, Leonard T.

S216 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-priv. agencies

S295 [Kosco, Louis F./Matheussen, John J.], Mortgage escrow accts-req. interest pymt

S764 [Adler, John H.], Computer equip., svcs.-exemp. bid req.

S939 [Bassano, C. Louis], Co. govt. effectiveness-create comm;$95K

S1186 [Allen, Diane], Resid. rental units-elim dual inspection

S1204 [Matheussen, John J.], Co., mun. sale of food-sales tax exemp.

S1241 [Lipman, Wynona M./Kenny, Bernard F.+5], Mun.-auth. taxes-remove expiration date

S1292 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Prop. tax bills, duplicate-St. reimburse

S1308 [Connors, Leonard T.], Planning bd. powers, cert. mun.-concerns

S1319 [Rice, Ronald L.], Prop. tax assessment records-access

S1388 [Bark, Martha W.], Tax abatements, long term-assignment

S1451 [Cafiero, James S.], Mun. grant prog. for yr. 2000;$10M



Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

A1983 [Blee, Francis J./Wolfe, David W.+11], Higher Ed. Incentive Fd. Prog. Act;$5M

S574 [Turner, Shirley K.], Co. Superintendent of Sch.-St. pay costs

S755 [Cafiero, James S.], Higher Ed. Comm.-reapprop.;$645K

S1054 [Martin, Robert J.], Science, lab.-students covered, PEOSHA

S1237 [Bryant, Wayne R./Matheussen, John J.], Higher Ed. Incentive Fd. Prog. Act;$5M

S1279 [Martin, Robert J./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.

S1344 [Bryant, Wayne R./Littell, Robert E.], Sch. dist., cert.-prov. addl. St. aid

S1380 [Cafiero, James S./Gormley, William L.], Co. coll. joinder agreement-cost options

S1466 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. dist.-apportionment of cost method

Pending Referral:

A2410 [Gibson, John C./Blee, Francis J.+2], Co. coll. joinder agreement-cost options

















MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1998 (continued)



Senate Economic Growth, Agriculture and Tourism Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bark, Martha W.

A1326 [Heck, Rose Marie/DeCroce, Alex], BPU-issue orders in written form

S812 [Cardinale, Gerald/Inverso, Peter A.+2], BPU-issue orders in written form

S1174 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Boat products-exemp. sales tax exemp.

S1248 [Allen, Diane], Animal cruelty statute viol.-mun. court

S1306 [Turner, Shirley K.], Animal abuse-witness notify auth.

S1328 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Oyster Seed Prod. Enhancement;$250K

S1375 [Inverso, Peter A.], Inher. tax, transfer-exemp. family farm

SR54 [Connors, Leonard T.], Commercial fishing ventures-concerns



* Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 10,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. McNamara, Henry P.

A1607 [Corodemus, Steve], Liquefied Petroleum Gas Ed/Safety Bd.

S640 [Inverso, Peter A.], Liquefied Petroleum Gas Ed/Safety Bd.

S728 [Cafiero, James S.], Pinelands Comm.-approve cert. dwellings

S1024 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Watershed lands-notify co./mun. of devel

S1263 [Robertson, Norman M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Civil War monuments-prov. placement

S1373 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Landfill reclamation dist.-assess fees

S1384 [Connors, Leonard T./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Power vessels, cert. env. areas-reg.

S1488 [Bark, Martha W./Zane, Raymond J.+11], Sen C. William Haines Ecological Preserv



* Senate Senior Citizens, Veterans' Affairs and Human Services Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bassano, C. Louis

S200 [Rice, Ronald L.], Sr. Cit. and Person w/a Disab. Prot. Act

S1223 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Prepaid funeral agreements-concerns

S1461 [Singer, Robert W./Kosco, Louis F.+1], Korean Vet. Mem. Fd.;$250K

SR46 [Turner, Shirley K./Bryant, Wayne R.], Black Patriots Memor. constr.-supports



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



* Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards Meeting 9:30 AM Room 319, State House, Trenton, NJ

The Joint Committee will consider complaints filed by John R. Piatt and Jack Conners and such other matters as may come before it.



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1998



Assembly Policy and Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

Garfield Municipal Building, Garfield, NJ

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

The Committee will hold a series of meetings on A10, which provides for the restructuring of the State's electric power and gas industries. The topic will be Rate Reduction, Stranded Costs and Securitization.



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1998



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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1998



Assembly Policy and Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

Location to be announced

Chair: Asw. Heck, Rose Marie

The Committee will hold a series of meetings on A10, which provides for the restructuring of the State's electric power and gas industries. This meeting will focus on Environmental Issues and Social Programs.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1998



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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











THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1998



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



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1998



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