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Vol. XXV No. 71 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: November 21, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2001



*SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A14 [Collins, Jack/Kelly, John V.+4], Operation Recognition-estab.

A1706 [Wisniewski, John S.], Elevators, resid.-accommodate stretchers

A2107 [Bagger, Richard H.+4], Emerg. Svcs. Length of Svc. Award-revise

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

A2633 [Blee, Francis J./Gibson, John C.+4], Prostate cancer-vol. contrib, income tax

A2645 [Arnone, Michael J./Biondi, Peter J.], Mun. ordinance, 1st viol.-incr. max fine

A2897 [Heck, Rose Marie/Pou, Nellie], Children, endangering welfare-correction

A3035 [Lance, Leonard+1], Landowners prov pub access-immunity

S58 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Downhill skiing-makes cert. req.

S263 [Bennett, John O./Cafiero, James S.+1], Disab. coll. students-degree req.

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

S465 [Singer, Robert W./Bark, Martha W.], Disab. Amer. Vet Dept, NJ-memb lic plate

S686 [Connors, Leonard T.+1], Bronze Star-special lic. plate

S827 [Inverso, Peter A./Singer, Robert W.], Disab.-proh. NJT train ticket surcharge

S852 [James, Sharpe/Bryant, Wayne R.], Pub. Confidence-Police Integrity-hotline

S1247 [Allen, Diane B./Cardinale, Gerald], Lemon Law-extend coverage period

S1495 [Vitale, Joseph F./Furnari, Garry J.+3], Contracts, cert-print 10-point bold type

S1604 [Singer, Robert W./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Prostate cancer-vol. contrib, income tax

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

S1845 [Kosco, Louis F./Bucco, Anthony R.], Children, endangering welfare-correction

S1920 [Martin, Robert J./O'Connor, Edward T.], DNA testing, postconviction-prov.

S1958 [Schluter, William E.], Landowners prov pub access-immunity

S2017 [Cafiero, James S.], Community Affairs Advis. Council-memb.

S2163 [Singer, Robert W.], Mun. ordinance, 1st viol.-incr. max fine

S2286 [Martin, Robert J.], Coll. bd. of trustees-req. layoff notice

S2293 [Rice, Ronald L.], Special law enforcement offic.-firearms

S2353 [Kosco, Louis F./Cafiero, James S.], St. Police complaints, cert-concerns

S2471 [Girgenti, John A./Gormley, William L.+7], Grand jury charges-concerns

S2477 [Bark, Martha W./Gormley, William L.+1], Co. solid waste fac. bonds-refinan.

S2509 [Cafiero, James S./Inverso, Peter A.], Operation Recognition-estab.

S2538 [Cafiero, James S.], Co., cert.-changes population req.

S2541 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Export trading corp.-prov.

S2584 [Littell, Robert E./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Transp.-concerns finan.

S2638 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Allen, Diane B.+1], Transp. fac.-incr. penal., interference

S2658 [Turner, Shirley K.], Elevators, resid.-accommodate stretchers

S2691 [Cardinale, Gerald], Health svc corp bd of directors-memb

SCR81 [Matheussen, John J.], Laurel Springs Borough-former ZIP code

SR96 [Allen, Diane B./Bark, Martha W.], Mammography-incr. Medicare reimb. rates



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gormley, William L.

Considered:

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

Suzanne P. Conrad, R.N. of Stone Harbor to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency:

Rev.Msgr. William J. Linder, Ph.D. of Newark to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority:

Joseph J. Plumeri, II of Scotch Plains to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Port Authority of New York and NJ:

Anthony J. Sartor, Ph.D. of Scotch Plains to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Public Health Council:

Mukesh Roy, MBBS, MPH of Fort Dix to replace Audrey R. Gotsch, Ph.D., for the term prescribed by law.









MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2001



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the Richard Stockton State College-Board of Trustees:

Celeste Carpiano of Colts Neck to replace Milton Gelzer, Esq., for the term prescribed by

law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Port Corporation:

Richard A. Alaimo of Mount Holly to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Education:

Kathleen A. Dietz of Hillsborough to replace Daniel Moroney, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Lottery Commission:

Jesal Amin of East Brunswick to replace Marvin Schmelzer, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Parole Board:

Laurie Fuchs of Flemington for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Justice of the Supreme Court:

James H. Coleman, Jr. of Scotch Plains for the term prescribed by law.



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kosco, Louis F.

S2587 [Robertson, Norman M.], Amer. flag discrim.-impose emp. liab.

S2625 [Kosco, Louis F./Girgenti, John A.], Worker's comp-excludes gratuities

SR130 [Allen, Diane B./Zane, Raymond J.], Federal youth grants-DOL apply



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2001



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.

A856 [Bagger, Richard H.], Palisades Interst Park Comm land-concern

A1448 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.+3], Probation off.-grants police powers

S268 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.], Local Bond Law-revises

S781 [Connors, Leonard T./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Vol. firefighters-$5K income tax deduct.

S873 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Palisades Interst Park Comm land-concern

S950 [Singer, Robert W./Bucco, Anthony R.], Probation off.-grants police powers;$3M

S1599 [Allen, Diane B./Cafiero, James S.], Child care-estab. lic. plate

S1707 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Codey, Richard J.+2], Traumatic Brain Injury Advis. Council

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

S1945 [Bucco, Anthony R./Martin, Robert J.], Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell

S1960 [Zane, Raymond J./Matheussen, John J.+1], Gloucester Co.-create 2 addl. judgeships

S1979 [Cardinale, Gerald], New Bridge Landing Hist. Site;$350K

S2049 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], CAFRA/waterfront devel permits-estab cap

S2057 [Allen, Diane B./Bennett, John O.+1], SPRS accidental death benf-changes comp

S2174 [Schluter, William E.+2], Farmland preserv.-appraisal process

S2449 [Bryant, Wayne R./Bark, Martha W.], Camden Rehab. & Econ. Recovery Act

S2485 [Bennett, John O./Vitale, Joseph F.], Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap

S2541 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Export trading corp.-prov.

S2659 [McNamara, Henry P./Adler, John H.], Haz Discharge Site Remediation Fd;$50M

S2700 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Bennett, John O.+1], Coastal Blue Acres proj;$1.086M

S2701 [Matheussen, John J./Cafiero, James S.+5], Park devel. proj-Green Acres bond fds.

S2707 [Martin, Robert J.], Port Jersey channel;$101.3M

S2708 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req.

S2712 [Bennett, John O./Bryant, Wayne R.], Tobacco products-adjusts tax rates



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2001 (continued)



Senate Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Martin, Robert J.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Health Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Matheussen, John J.

A3017 [Blee, Francis J./Quigley, Joan M.+5], Hepatitis C-estab. ed., prev. prog

A3344 [DiGaetano, Paul/Doria, Joseph V.+3], Hosp. care-concerns pymt. arrangements

S1687 [Singer, Robert W./Cardinale, Gerald+7], Health prof. lic.-crim. hist. check req.

S2176 [Cardinale, Gerald/Sinagra, Jack+8], Health prof injure patient-notify lic bd

S2261 [Robertson, Norman M./Bucco, Anthony R.+10], Brain Injury Research Act

S2443 [Littell, Robert E./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Nurse Retention Stipend Prog. Act;$1M



Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting

Chair: Sen. Zane, Raymond 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. Robertson, Norman M.

A1904 [DiGaetano, Paul/Thompson, Samuel D.+12], Sch.-based probation prog.-annual report

A2923 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.+2], Drunk driving complaint-extend file time

S1445 [Robertson, Norman M./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Sch.-based probation prog.-annual report

S1536 [Robertson, Norman M./Bucco, Anthony R.], Juror's attendance to VCCB-desig fee

S1627 [Bucco, Anthony R./Sinagra, Jack], Cell phone signals-monitor speeding

S1643 [Inverso, Peter A./Matheussen, John J.+1], Sex offender reg.-false address penal.

S1738 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Metro Chapter of Amer. Red Cross;$80K

S1874 [Connors, Leonard T.], Charitable org., cert.-concerns donation

S2539 [Cafiero, James S.], St economic impact aid-concerns

S2630 [Cardinale, Gerald/Kosco, Louis F.+28], Driv. lic. issuance-tightens req.

S2714 [Inverso, Peter A.], Sex offender registry-proh cert removals



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

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kavanaugh, Walter J.

A1722 [Lance, Leonard/Cohen, Neil M.+1], St. assets-banks selected as custodians

A3666 [Kelly, John V./Doria, Joseph V.+3], PFRS mortgage loans-change interest rate

S1782 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kosco, Louis F.+7], Italian/Amer Heritage Culture & Ed Comm.

S1795 [Vitale, Joseph F.], PFRS survivor, cert.-prov. pension benf.

S2010 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Cyber piracy among candidates-crime

S2482 [Turner, Shirley K.], Early retir. benf.-St. emp.

S2498 [Bennett, John O./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], St. contracts-limits liab.

S2528 [Turner, Shirley K.], TPAF, PERS-incr accidental disab benf

S2530 [Turner, Shirley K./Furnari, Garry J.+1], TPAF, PERS vet retir. benf-incr.

S2573 [Inverso, Peter A./Bucco, Anthony R.+5], TPAF, PERS disab.vet. bene.-incr.

S2645 [Cardinale, Gerald], Vet retire benf, cert-enhance TPAF, PERS

S2687 [Codey, Richard J./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Essex Co Pension Fd-make various changes

S2721 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Palaia, Joseph A.], Battleship Comm.-expands mission

SR128 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], RR Retire & Survivors' Improvement Act



Senate Women's Issues, Children and Family Services Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Allen, Diane B.

A3119 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.+2], Foster Parent Lic. Act

S1283 [Allen, Diane B./Singer, Robert W.], Providence House;$50K

S1780 [Cafiero, James S./Allen, Diane B.], Women's Comm. Network-estab.;$80K

S2056 [Singer, Robert W.], Foster Parent Lic. Act

S2229 [Inverso, Peter A./Robertson, Norman M.+13], Coalition Against Sexual Assault;$2M

S2284 [Allen, Diane B./Inverso, Peter A.+7], Safe Haven Infant Prot. Act;$100K



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A17 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gibson, John C.+4], UEZA-estab. extended enterprise zones

A26 [Azzolina, Joseph/DiGaetano, Paul+3], WTC disaster-scholarship prog.

A28 [Heck, Rose Marie/Bagger, Richard H.], Non-cit driv lic-strengthen issuance req

A305 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Geist, George F.+3], Child care svc.-income tax deduct.

A892 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Price gouging-proh. during st. of emerg.

A1411 [DeCroce, Alex+2], Troy Meadows Nat. Area-St. acquire

A1464 [Blee, Francis J./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Interactive computer svcs.-sign consent

A1597 [Felice, Nicholas R./Crecco, Marion], Juv. cases venue-co. of committed act

A1622 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Blee, Francis J.+14], Prepaid Higher Ed. Expense Prog.-estab.

A1860 [Garcia, Raul], Day care ctrs. w/lead paint-auth closure

A2203 [Gibson, John C./Chatzidakis, Larry], Lobster mgmt.-repeals cert. prov.

A2323 [Azzolina, Joseph/Wisniewski, John S.+5], Malt alco. bev.-concerns sales

A2379 [Myers, Connie], Hunting-limit liab., cert. landowners

A2413 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+12], Litter-generating products-extends tax

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

A2495 [Bateman, Christopher/LeFevre, Kenneth C.+1], PERS annual comp.-incr. to $15K

A2567 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bagger, Richard H.], Prof. lic. bd.-ability to prot. pub.

A2675 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher+1], Child support and paternity-concerns

A2757 [Gibson, John C./Myers, Connie], Dead deer-transport in covered veh.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2001 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A2887 [Geist, George F./Guear, Gary L.+4], Wage viol., prevailing-incr. penalties

A2929 [Biondi, Peter J./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Computer crime law-revises

A2931 [Blee, Francis J./LeFevre, Kenneth C.], Emerg. mgt. laws-modernizes

A3118 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+2], Coastal devel.-concerns review

A3215 [Wolfe, David W.], CAFRA/waterfront devel permits-estab cap

A3247 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas+4], SHBP-extend benf. to cert. SPRS

A3287 [DeCroce, Alex/Bateman, Christopher+5], Emerg Evacuation Rts/Procedures Council

A3311 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.+1], Community Affairs Advis. Council-memb.

A3322 [Buono, Barbara/Geist, George F.+1], Bd. of ed.-file info, sch. viol.

A3323 [Buono, Barbara/Geist, George F.+1], Sch. Viol. Awareness Wk.-desig.

A3433 [Azzolina, Joseph/Asselta, Nicholas+6], Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank

A3636 [Roberts, Joseph J.+1], Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract

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

A3731 [Collins, Jack/Doria, Joseph V.], Spill Comp. & Control Act-alters tax cap

A3822 [Bagger, Richard H./Lance, Leonard], Transp.-concerns finan.

A3879 [Pennacchio, Joseph/DeCroce, Alex+9], Greystone Psych. Hosp.-St. req. to sell

A3916 [Collins, Jack], Netraceuticals Instit., Rutgers;$3.5M

AJR47 [Smith, Bob/Green, Jerry], James Duffy Interchange-desig Rt 287/529

S23 [Robertson, Norman M./Codey, Richard J.+34], Price gouging-proh. during st. of emerg.

S206 [Bennett, John O./Codey, Richard J.+35], WTC disaster-scholarship fd.

S322 [Rice, Ronald L./Cafiero, James S.+15], UEZA-estab. extended enterprise zones

S391 [Lesniak, Raymond J./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+1], Sch. Viol. Awareness Wk.-desig.

S392 [Lesniak, Raymond J./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+2], Bd. of ed.-file info, sch. viol.

S517 [Turner, Shirley K./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], PERS annual comp.-incr. to $15K

S1408 [Martin, Robert J.], Prof. lic. bd.-ability to prot. pub.

S1466 [Inverso, Peter A./Vitale, Joseph F.+4], Emp. leasing co/leasing agreements-reg.

S1560 [Bark, Martha W.], Dead deer-transport in covered veh.

S2017 [Cafiero, James S.], Community Affairs Advis. Council-memb.

S2584 [Littell, Robert E./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Transp.-concerns finan.

SJR23 [Lynch, John A.], James Duffy Interchange-desig Rt 287/529



Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 11:00 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) Solid Waste Partnership grants, 1985 Resource Recovery Bond Act,

(2) NJ Green Acres bond reallocations, project changes,

(3) pending transfers of appropriations -- Dept. of Ed.,

(4) other transfers as necessary,

(5) other business.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2001



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

1st Floor Boardroom, Division of Pensions and Benefits,

50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

No verbal comments are accepted during the meeting unless approval is granted in advance. Written comments on bills should be submitted at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A692 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.+3], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A693 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Connors, Christopher J.+7], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A3755 [Asselta, Nicholas/Felice, Nicholas R.+32], Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

A3784 [Cohen, Neil M./Russo, David C.], Admin. Law Judges Retir. Sys.-estab.

A3793 [Asselta, Nicholas/Azzolina, Joseph+11], Vet, retire/active emp-inc. cert benf

A3854 [Cottrell, Melvin/Malone, Joseph R.], PERS retire allowance-surviving spouses

S94 [Connors, Leonard T.+4], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

S95 [Connors, Leonard T.+1], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

S2528 [Turner, Shirley K.], TPAF, PERS-incr accidental disab benf

S2530 [Turner, Shirley K./Furnari, Garry J.+1], TPAF, PERS vet retir. benf-incr.

S2545 [Singer, Robert W.], PERS retire allowance-surviving spouses

S2554 [Bucco, Anthony R.], PERS retir. allowance-recalculate

S2555 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Vet., St. emp.-post retir. med. benf.

S2573 [Inverso, Peter A./Bucco, Anthony R.+5], TPAF, PERS disab.vet. bene.-incr.



MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2001



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced













THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2001



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Assembly Speaker



State House Commission 9:00 AM Room 319, 3rd Floor,

State House, Trenton, NJ



MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2001



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



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2001



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Assembly Speaker



THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2002



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2002



SENATE SESSION Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced

12:00 PM: Special Session to consider any bills returned by the Governor



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Special Session to consider any bills returned by the Governor



TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2002



SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Convening of the 210th Legislature



ASSEMBLY SESSION 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Convening of the 210th Legislature