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Vol. XXVIII No. 81 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: January 7, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2005



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 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A335 [Weinberg, Loretta], Physicians, cert-subject to inspections

A1478 [Wisniewski, John S.], Intermodal chassis-concerns

A1632 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp

A3482 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A./McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M.+5], Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

A3493 [Van Drew, Jeff/Greenwald, Louis D.], Prof sporting events-wagering at casinos

A3513 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Income tax-concerns special contrib.

S1862 [Smith, Bob/Doria, Joseph V.+1], Cancer Institute of NJ;$6M

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A3361 [Greenwald, Louis D./Pou, Nellie], Med. day care-repeal budget language

A3675 [Sires, Albio/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Cancer Institute of NJ;$6M



Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

Testimony by Secretary Virginia Bauer of the New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth and Tourism Commission and New Jersey Economic Development Authority representative on New Markets Tax Credit program.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A970 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Computer purch.-prov cert consumer prot.

A3418 [Conover, Kirk W./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Motorized recreational conveyance-prot.

A3454 [Cohen, Neil M.], Cred. card acct-concern parental consent

A3466 [Burzichelli, John J./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Consumer contracts-concerns



Assembly Federal Relations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A2116 [Cohen, Neil M./Manzo, Louis], Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules

A3080 [Wisniewski, John S./Cohen, Neil M.], Vessels, cert.-req. liab. insur.

A3178 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Oliver, Sheila Y.], Auto insur policies, special-expand elig

A3366 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+2], Mortgages of record-concern cancellation

A3515 [Cohen, Neil M.], Securities fraud-concerns investigations

S1314 [Buono, Barbara+1], Managed care carriers-prov fee schedules









MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2005 (continued)



Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A2693 [Manzo, Louis], Lung cancer in women activities;$75K

A2797 [Conaway, Herb/Smith, Robert J.], Prescription monitoring prog.-estab.

A3354 [Weinberg, Loretta], Neonatal Jaundice Registry-estab.

A3383 [Cohen, Neil M./Cryan, Joseph], Hemophilia Svcs.;$200K

AJR74 [Weinberg, Loretta/Smith, Robert J.], Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day-March 6

AJR89 [McKeon, John F.], Bipolar Disorder Awareness Mo.-April



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A2121 [Gusciora, Reed], Water svc., standby-concerns pymt.

A2996 [Biondi, Peter J./Green, Jerry+1], Shower valve, replace-issuance of permit

A3335 [Vas, Joseph/Cryan, Joseph], Personal prop.-concerns cert. taxes

S2067 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+1], Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3677 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A198 [Previte, Mary T./Payne, William D./Manzo, Louis+25], Children & incarcerated parents-concerns

A876 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.+4], Psychological test, cert.-concerns

A918 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.+2], Personal watercraft-revise laws

A2747 [Johnson, Gordon M.], DNA database-expands

A3309 [Previte, Mary T.], Equine rehab. prog.-creates

A3523 [Roberts, Joseph J./Scalera, Frederick], Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

A3593 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Equine rehab.-creates prog. in DOC

AR172 [Bodine, Francis L.], Black boxes, emerg veh-feasibility study



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Eagler, Peter C.

A2595 [Wisniewski, John S.], Cosmetology temp. permits-concerns

A3233 [Manzo, Louis], Charitable Registration Act-revises

S204 [Smith, Bob/Singer, Robert W.+3], Charitable Registration Act-revises



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A1463 [Wisniewski, John S.+6], Pub. util. emp. id, misuse-upgrade penal

A2275 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Water supply fac.,

cert.-exemp., BPU reg

A2664 [Chiappone, Anthony], Cell phone cameras-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR228 [Van Drew, Jeff], est. Proand Gas Price & Distrib. Task Force











MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2005 (continued)



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

Pending Referral:

AR225 [Van Drew, Jeff], Atlantic City-incr Homeland Security fds

The Committee will receive testimony on the horse racing account wagering system established in fall 2004 and the schedule for the establishment of off-track wagering

facilities in 2005 and beyond.



TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2005



*SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers



Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee will not meet.



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers



JOINT SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Joint Session to receive Governor's State of the State Address.



State House Commission Meeting 11:00 AM

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



THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005



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.

A1978 [Smith, Robert J.], Thin ice warnings-concerns posting

A2017 [Stender, Linda], St. parks-vol contrib, income tax return

A3337 [Panter, Michael J./Morgan, Robert Lewis], Open space trust fds.-co/mun deposit fds



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A2391 [Greenwald, Louis D./Bodine, Francis L.+2], Interscholastic athletic prog.-concerns

A3245 [Smith, Robert J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund

A3561 [Burzichelli, John J./Sires, Albio/Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation

S532 [Girgenti, John A./Coniglio, Joseph+3], Student active duty-re-enrollment/refund

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3680 Revises school district budget cap



*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A802 [Gusciora, Reed], Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

A1452 [Wisniewski, John S.], Integrated computer sys.-DEP maintain

A3336 [Panter, Michael J./Morgan, Robert Lewis], Well drillers, lic.-continuing ed. req.

AR217 [Manzo, Louis], Brownfield sites-urge NY enact legis.

S682 [Martin, Robert J./McNamara, Henry P./Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

SJR14 [Connors, Leonard T.], EPA changes to air pollution prog-oppose



*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.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3679 [Previte, Mary T.], Req. certain phys. complete course on recog. child abuse & neglect.



*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

Representatives from PSE&G have been invited by the Chair to testify regarding issues of

plant safety and environmental security in reference to the Salem Nuclear Power Plant.

A1217 [Malone, Joseph R.], Emerg. Svcs. Vol. Award Prog.-loc. vol.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR225 [Van Drew, Jeff], Atlantic City-incr Homeland Security fds

AR229 Newark, Jersey City-incr Homeland Security fds







THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2005 (continued)



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Labor Meeting

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A2441 [McHose, Alison Littell+2], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

A2960 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J.], Poppies, sale of-remove time restriction

A3553 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Mil. svc., active-mortgage interest liab

AJR85 [Van Drew, Jeff/Scalera, Frederick], Silver Rose Mo.-desig. January each yr.

S726 [Connors, Leonard T.], Poppies, sale of-remove time restriction

S1139 [Littell, Robert E./Coniglio, Joseph+13], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3693 -Creates WWII Vet. Memorial Fund



*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 take testimony on the status of removing adjudicated juveniles with mental illness from the juvenile correctional facilities to provide them with mental health treatment.

A2355 [Wisniewski, John S.], Vol ambulance/fire co.-impact stmt. req.



*Assembly State Government Meeting 12:00 PM

Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

ACR100 [Sires, Albio], Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office

For Discussion Only:

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A5269-Authorizes State constitutional convention for property tax reform.

ACR25- Proposes temporary constitutional amendment allowing State constitutional convention for property tax reform to propose statutory changes.



*Assembly Senior Issues Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A884 [Barnes, Peter J./Holzapfel, James W.], Waterfront Comm Act-expands jurisdiction

A2731 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Speed limits-concerns mun. streets

A3301 [Wisniewski, John S.], RR police, sale of cert. equip-tax exemp

A3492 [Wisniewski, John S./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Hwy. constr. contracts-revise provisions

A3602 [Sires, Albio], Traffic calming measures-rds. near sch.

S1465 [Singer, Robert W.], Speed limits-concerns mun. streets



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2005



*Assembly Health and Human Services and Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Joint Hearing 10:00 AM St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, 703 Main Street, Paterson, NJ

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

The Committees will receive testimony on issues relating to health care expenditures and insurance coverage for health care services.



MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2005



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, JANUARY 31, 2005



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







THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2005



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [2] Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group [1] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2005



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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005



*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



FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits, 50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

No verbal comments are accepted during the meeting. The Commission should

receive written comments at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A926 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], PFRS-purch. cred. for temp. svc.

A1587 [Burzichelli, John J.], Prescribed drugs, cert.-concerne coverag

A1705 [Munoz, Eric+2], PFRS-concerns memb.

A2244 [Wisniewski, John S./Diegnan, Patrick J.], TPAF-purch. cred. for nonpub. sch. svc

A2364 [Mayer, David R./Malone, Joseph R.], TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns retir. benf.

A2454 [Cohen, Neil M.], Maternity svcs-concerns third party pymt

A2457 [Cohen, Neil M.], Neurosurgery svcs.-concerns benf.

A3529 [Van Drew, Jeff/Blee, Francis J.], Worker's comp.-concerns statutes

A3607 [Cohen, Neil M.], TPAF-purch of cert. out-of-st. svc. cred

S230 [Singer, Robert W./Inverso, Peter A.], Vet, combat operations-extend benf. elig

S455 [Kean, Thomas H.], PFRS-concerns memb.

S1812 [Doria, Joseph V./Kenny, Bernard F.], SHBP-co. offer incentive, waive coverage

S1967 [Baer, Byron M.], Pension sys. memb.-concerns

S2074 [Allen, Diane B.], PFRS-purch. cred. for temp. svc.



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2005



Governor's Budget Message

Time and details to be announced



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2005



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005



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 [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



*Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 14, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2005



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







THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2005



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the President.

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced