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Vol. XXV No. 73 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 209th Legislature

Prepared: November 30, 2001 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2001



Assembly Light Rail Transit Legislative Panel Meeting 2:00 PM Freeholders Conference Room, Room 522, 1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ

Panel Agenda:

1) Hudson Bergen Light Rail Transit System-Status Update by Jeffrey A. Warsh, Executive Director, NJ Transit;

2) Discussion by Panel on 3 alternate light rail alignments in Bergen Co.;

3) Resolution



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2001



*SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A1223 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+4], SHBP-notice of physician termination

A1425 [DeCroce, Alex/Augustine, Alan M.+1], Pupil, election bd. memb-excused absence

A1489 [Heck, Rose Marie/Talarico, Guy F.], Security fraud-viol. consumer fraud act

A1950 [Kelly, John V.+1], Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog

A2082 [Blee, Francis J.], Landlord reg. filings-concerns

A2313 [Lance, Leonard/Bateman, Christopher+6], Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req

A2380 [Bagger, Richard H./Suliga, Joseph+1], Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred.

A2381 [Bagger, Richard H./Suliga, Joseph+1], Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax

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

A3512 [Corodemus, Steve+6], Menhaden-concerns taking

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

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

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

S68 [Bucco, Anthony R./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+6], Alco., drug abuse prog.-forfeiture fds.

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

S402 [Lynch, John A.+1], ELEC-incr. civil fines and penal.

S627 [Matheussen, John J./Martin, Robert J.+1], Suspension from sch.-unexcused absence

S975 [Connors, Leonard T.], Fire prot. equip. install/svc.-cert prog

S1209 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.+2], Effluent treatment equip.-bus. tax cred.

S1234 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], Effluent treatment equip-exemp sales tax

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

S1769 [Sinagra, Jack], Individual Health Coverage Prog.-revise

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

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

S2104 [Schluter, William E./Sinagra, Jack+1], Colorectal cancer screening-coverage req

S2252 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Bassano, C. Louis+3], Menhaden fish-prohibits taking

S2388 [Littell, Robert E.], Temp. disab. benf.-reciprocal agreements

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

S2462 [Singer, Robert W./Kosco, Louis F.], Adjutant general, asst.-concerns rank

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

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

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

S2547 [Singer, Robert W./O'Connor, Edward T.], Fiduciary-clarifies req.

S2561 [Singer, Robert W.], Paternity-concerns

S2577 [Inverso, Peter A.], Political contrib.-concerns limits

S2619 [Singer, Robert W./Kenny, Bernard F.], Prop. tax lien mgmt. svcs.-mun. contract

S2688 [Codey, Richard J.], Domestic Security Task Force-clarifies

S2695 [Inverso, Peter A.], Emp. leasing company law-modifies

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.], Dredging/Containment Fac. Fd.;$101.3M

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

S2710 [Turner, Shirley K./Martin, Robert J.], Pub emp, st of emerg-accumulate leave

SJR6 [Allen, Diane B.+16], Discrim. Against Women, UN-US ratify

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





THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2001 (continued)



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 Domestic Security Preparedness Task Force:

Lydia Lee Sohn, Ph.D. of Princeton for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Kean University - Board of Trustees:

Kenneth L. Estabrook, Esq. of Spring Lake to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Thomas J. DeFalco of Trenton to replace John E. Hart, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Phil G. Waxman of Lakewood to replace John Coan, Jr., for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Leslie Z. Celentano of Bedminster for the term prescribed by law.

Douglas H. Hurd of Lambertville for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

John J. Coyle, Jr. of Stewartsville for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas J. Critchley of Madison for the term prescribed by law.

John B. Dangler of Morristown for the term prescribed by law.

Fred H. Kumpf of Bridgewater for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Morris County Prosecutor:

Michael M. Rubbinaccio of Randolph for the term prescribed by law.

A531 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Blee, Francis J.], Recall election-proh. contrib. by casino

A556 [LeFevre, Kenneth C./Weingarten, Joel+1], Theft of cert. sacred objects-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 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gibson, John C.

A2909 [Biondi, Peter J./DeCroce, Alex+1], Lands for recreation-concern application

A3228 [Lance, Leonard], Farmland preserv.-appraisal process

A3492 [Merkt, Richard A./Gibson, John C.+1], Highlands Preserv. Proj.;$170K

A3570 [Merkt, Richard A.], Split Rock Reservoir;$85K

A3616 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Pinelands, coastal area-alters boundary

A3851 [Gibson, John C.], Fisheries Info, Devel Ctr, Rutgers;$500K

A3899 [Doria, Joseph V.], Deer hunting w/bow-auth. on Sundays

A3908 [Kean, Thomas H./Merkt, Richard A.+1], Hunters Helping the Hungry prog.;$90K

A3941 [Gibson, John C./Heck, Rose Marie+3], Park devel. proj-Green Acres bond fds.

A3942 [Wolfe, David W./Azzolina, Joseph+1], Coastal Blue Acres proj;$1.086M

A3944 [Myers, Connie/Smith, Bob], Farmland preserv.-engage nonagric. bus.

A3966 [Gibson, John C./Bodine, Francis L.], Farmland preserv. proj.

A3967 [Myers, Connie], Specialty crop grant prog.;$1.6M

AR211 [Smith, Robert J.], Aquaculture-incr. investment



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wolfe, David W.

A1202 [Azzolina, Joseph/Thompson, Samuel D.], Courtesy busing-prov, space avail. basis

A3282 [Malone, Joseph R./Lance, Leonard], Co. Coll. Contracts Law-raises threshold

A3585 [Blee, Francis J./Lance, Leonard], Prog. for Gifted Students Comm.;$50K

A3756 [Bagger, Richard H./Wolfe, David W.], Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd.

A3773 [Wolfe, David W./Bagger, Richard H.], Charter sch. fac. aid-concerns

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2001 (continued)



Assembly Education Meeting (continued)

A3848 [Doria, Joseph V./Wolfe, David W.], TPAF, PERS-exemp. retiree reenrollment

A3904 [Kean, Thomas H./Bagger, Richard H.+1], Union Co Coll, Holocaust Study Prog;$73K

S247 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Courtesy busing-prov, space avail. basis

S2077 [Bennett, John O./Palaia, Joseph A.+5], Pupil-aid-in-lieu-of transp-incr amount

S2429 [Martin, Robert J./Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Prog. for Gifted Students Comm.;$5K



Assembly Housing Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Kelly, John V.

A3726 [Kelly, John V./Biondi, Peter J.+9], Urban neighborhoods-revitalization

A3745 [Pennacchio, Joseph], Homeowner, Permanency Demo. Prog.

A3752 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Gusciora, Reed+2], Crimes-loc. housing auth. report

A3895 [Kelly, John V.], Mobile home park-multiple dwelling

A3994 [Myers, Connie/Kelly, John V.+26], Affordable housing-concerns

S2200 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], Crimes-loc. housing auth. report

S2503 [Gormley, William L./DiFrancesco, Donald T.+1], Handicapped persons in emerg.-concerns



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Russo, David C.

A1149 [Garrett, E. Scott+1], Sexual assault, cert-life imprisonment

A1150 [Garrett, E. Scott+1], Sexual assault, brutal-mand. life term

A1309 [Geist, George F./Collins, Jack+18], Govt. records-prov. pub. access

A1441 [Merkt, Richard A.], Notary pub.-amends statute

A2144 [Garrett, E. Scott], Murder conviction, cert.-life w/o parole

A2630 [Holzapfel, James W.], Drug dealing offense-grade by units

A2658 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.+1], DNA evidence-concerns time limitation

A2752 [Bateman, Christopher/Asselta, Nicholas+7], Sexual assault, minor-mand life sentence

A3422 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Heck, Rose Marie+3], Minor, cert. fds.-concerns deposits

A3471 [Garrett, E. Scott+1], Ritalin-proh. court order to administer



Assembly Labor Meeting

Chair: Asm. Geist, George F.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Gregg, Guy R.

Discussions with the Director of Motor Vehicles and the Director of Purchase and Property concerning "Request For Proposal" on digitized driver licenses. Discussion with Commissioner of Human Services concerning promulgation of rules under P.L.1993, c.329.



Assembly Solid and Hazardous Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Rooney, John E.

A386 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Tritium product-proh. purch.

A1662 [Asselta, Nicholas/Azzolina, Joseph+2], Solid waste not containerized-proh.

A1871 [Jones, LeRoy J.], Underground storage tank finan.-concerns

A2475 [Smith, Robert J.], Gas stations-proh 100 yds drinking wells

A3493 [Guear, Gary L./Greenstein, Linda R.], Tire dump, Mercer Co.-clean up;$200K

A3587 [Felice, Nicholas R./Thompson, Samuel D.], Plastic, returnable containers-tax exemp

A3833 [Rooney, John E.], Woodcliff Lake Reservoir-DEP study

AR195 [Corodemus, Steve/Rooney, John E.], Hudson River-supports dredging



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

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Asselta, Nicholas

A327 [Barnes, Peter J./Buono, Barbara+3], SCI-makes permanent

A1220 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin+1], Finan. disclosure statement form-uniform

A1534 [Doria, Joseph V./DiGaetano, Paul+1], Casino Control Comm. emp.-restrictions

A1708 [Wisniewski, John S.+1], PFRS membership-concerns

A1731 [Lance, Leonard], Deferred comp. plan-prov. addl. choices

A2243 [Moran, Jeffrey W./Kelly, John V.], Coll. faculty-alternate benf. prog.

A2932 [Blee, Francis J.], Crim. investigator, St.-transfer to PFRS

A3295 [Gibson, John C./Asselta, Nicholas], Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction

A3372 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], PERS, TPAF-transfer of svc. cred.

A3549 [Blee, Francis J./Farragher, Clare M.], PFRS survivor, cert.-prov. pension benf.

A3693 [DiGaetano, Paul/Kelly, John V.+4], Italian/Amer Heritage Culture & Ed Comm.

A3729 [Kelly, John V.], Police/firefighter convention-paid leave

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

A3783 [DiGaetano, Paul/Doria, Joseph V.], St. contracts-limits liab.

A3793 [Asselta, Nicholas/Azzolina, Joseph+13], Vet, retire/active emp-inc. cert benf

A3849 [Suliga, Joseph/Asselta, Nicholas+29], Police, fire & emer svcs-benf coverage

A4013 [Gregg, Guy R.], Political contrib.-concerns

ACR166 [Smith, Bob/Felice, Nicholas R.+24], Muslim-Amer community-pub no retaliation

AR225 [DeCroce, Alex], RR Retire, survivors' Improve Act-pass





THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2001 (continued)



Assembly State Government Meeting (continued)

S285 [Vitale, Joseph F./Martin, Robert J.+2], SCI-makes permanent

S881 [Palaia, Joseph A./Cafiero, James S.+1], Alternate benf. prog.-elim. reduction

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



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeCroce, Alex

A514 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Unsafe intermodal equip.-proh. tendering

A1593 [Felice, Nicholas R./Garrett, E. Scott+1], Radio operators, amateur-lic. plate

A3852 [Malone, Joseph R./Cottrell, Melvin], Driv. safety consortium-estab.;$90K

A3855 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Co bridge comm.-concerns

A3925 [DeCroce, Alex/Corodemus, Steve], Maritime Resources Off.-estab. in DOT

A3949 [Azzolina, Joseph+8], Ellis S. Vieser Memor Bridge-desig Rt. 9

A3955 [DeCroce, Alex/Zecker, Gerald H.], Driv. lic.-4 yr digitized picture req.

A3985 [Geist, George F./DeCroce, Alex], Shade tree, forest preserv.-lic. plate

AJR62 [Wisniewski, John S.], Hwy. Rest Area for Truck Driv Study Comm

AR19 [Gusciora, Reed], Train arrival posting sys.-NJT install

S1341 [Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Radio operators, amateur-lic. plate



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+13], 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