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Vol. XXXI No. 4 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: January 19, 2007 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2007



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

No verbal comments will be accepted during the meeting. The Commission should

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

A3368 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], PFRS, PERS-concerns cert. benf

A3501 [Giblin, Thomas P./Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], SHBP-concerns participation

A3601 [Cohen, Neil M.], Admin. law judges-concerns retir. benf.

A3641 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], Anorexia-concerns health insur. benf.

A3659 [Baroni, Bill/Beck, Jennifer], HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage

A3678 [Merkt, Richard A.], JRS-concerns retir. benf.

A3719 [Van Drew, Jeff], PFRS-permits cert. loans to retirees

A3722 [Van Drew, Jeff], PERS-concerns purchased cred.

S2284 [Karcher, Ellen/Weinberg, Loretta+1], HPV vaccine-concerns insur. coverage

S2362 [McNamara, Henry P.], Anorexia-concerns health insur. benf.



MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2007



SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A2 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Burzichelli, John J./Greenwald, Louis D./Greenstein, Linda R./Payne, William D./Gusciora, Reed/Chivukula, Upendra J.+3], State Comptroller Off.-estab.

A4 [Roberts, Joseph J./Wisniewski, John S./Green, Jerry/Gordon, Robert M./Greenwald, Louis D./Lampitt, Pamela R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Fisher, Douglas H./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], CORE proposals-implements

A15 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R./Schaer, Gary S./Lampitt, Pamela R./Mayer, David R./Greenwald, Louis D./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Burzichelli, John J./Greenstein, Linda R./Vas, Joseph+1], Loc. Unit

Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

S10 [Smith, Bob], CORE proposals-implements

S12 [Smith, Bob], Loc. Unit Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

S14 [Adler, John H./Karcher, Ellen/Codey, Richard J.], Pub off, emp-concerns forfeiture of benf

S15 [Kenny, Bernard F.], State Comptroller Off.-estab.

S16 [Codey, Richard J./Karcher, Ellen], Pub. Emp. Benf Reform Committee-concerns

S310 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gormley, William L.], Musical performance-deceptive practices

S1880 [McNamara, Henry P./Ciesla, Andrew R.], MV lic. plates-concerns

S2040 [Sarlo, Paul A./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Alco bev.-concerns special lic.

SR27 [Singer, Robert W./Karcher, Ellen], Continuing Care Advis Council-reactivate



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

Chair: Asm. Fisher, Douglas H.

The Committee will hear testimony concerning the Garden State Preservation Trust

needs assesment for the farmland preservation and historic preservation programs.



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The Committee will receive public testimony on the "Report on the Cost of Education"

prepared by the New Jersey Department of Education and Augenblick, Palaich, and Associates, Inc.









MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2007 (continued)



Assembly Education Meeting (continued)

A731 [Blee, Francis J./Whelan, Jim/Vas, Joseph+1], Viol. Free Sch. Zones-estab.

A843 [Payne, William D.], African-Amer. studies-req. teaching cert

A2728 [Mayer, David R./Chivukula, Upendra J./Moriarty, Paul D./Voss, Joan M.+1], Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

A3817 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+7], Eye exam-pilot prog., 2nd grade students

A3865 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Special ed. prog.-concern provision

S328 [Madden, Fred H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Sch. bus driv.-inspect bus for pupils

SJR24 [Turner, Shirley K.], Gifted, Talented Student Mo.-desig March



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A714 [Baroni, Bill/McKeon, John F.], Hist. sites;$90K

A2850 [McKeon, John F./Panter, Michael J./Gordon, Robert M.], Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement

A3572 [Gusciora, Reed/Barnes, Peter J./McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J./Gordon, Robert M.+12], Electronic Waste Recycling Act

A3594 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J./Scalera, Frederick+3], Water consumption, mult dwelling-concerm

S556 [Smith, Bob], Plastic Container Recycling Enhancement



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.

The Chairwoman has invited Jamie Fox, Deputy Director of the Port Authority of New York

and New Jersey, to give testimony about safety issues concerning the Port Authority.



Assembly Human Services Meeting

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee would like to discuss practices that violate individual privacy and review current laws designed to protect individuals against the unauthorized use of personal information.

A2661 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Greenwald, Louis D./Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Transcript fees-prov. max rate

A3405 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R./Thompson, Samuel D./Chatzidakis, Larry+2], Tampering-concerns crim. penal.

S339 [Bark, Martha W./Allen, Diane B.+1], Tampering-concerns crim. penal.



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A3451 [Schaer, Gary S.+6], Religious practices-unlawful to discrim.

A3622 [Vas, Joseph/Chivukula, Upendra J./Van Drew, Jeff+2], Mil. leave, time of war-prov. emp. prot.

A3889 [Egan, Joseph V./Van Drew, Jeff/Scalera, Frederick], Wage req.-concerns enforcement

A3890 [Egan, Joseph V./Van Drew, Jeff/Moriarty, Paul D.], Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns



MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2007 (continued)



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will take testimony concerning the barriers that formerly incarcerated individuals face when trying to reenter New Jersey communities and the progress of

the Attorney General's station house adjustment mandate.



*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Hackett, Mims

A2659 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Greenwald, Louis D./Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Loc. pub off candidates-finan disclosure

A3245 [Whelan, Jim], Absentee ballot issuance-concerns

A3768 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Johnson, Gordon M.], Renovated prop.-concerns real prop. tax

A3872 [Schaer, Gary S./Giblin, Thomas P./Pou, Nellie], Water comm.-concerns franchise fee

AJR123 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Diwali Month-recog. Oct. 15 thru Nov. 14



Assembly Transportation and Public Works Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A1965 [Wisniewski, John S./Stender, Linda+1], NJT Devel. Corp.-subsidiary corp.

A2026 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Sch. crossing guard, traffic reg-concern

A2861 [Burzichelli, John J.], So. Jersey Port Corporation-adds memb

A3372 [Fisher, Douglas H./Stack, Brian P./Albano, Nelson T./Van Drew, Jeff/Burzichelli, John J.], MV new resident regis.-concerns

A3384 [Wisniewski, John S./Schaer, Gary S.+2], Handicapped parking spaces-concerns

A3385 [Wisniewski, John S./Whelan, Jim+1], Motorcycle safety ed. courses-concerns

A3540 [Burzichelli, John J.], Historic mv-concerns

A3916 [Greenwald, Louis D./Wisniewski, John S.], NJT bd.-add two addl. memb.

AJR121 [Epps, Charles T./Quigley, Joan M.+3], Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-desig.

AR132 [Stender, Linda/Cryan, Joseph], Raritan Valley Line-one stop riding

S1079 [Singer, Robert W./Allen, Diane B.+1], Sch. crossing guards-concerns

S1810 [Karcher, Ellen], Handicapped parking spaces-concerns

S2087 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Turner, Shirley K.], MV new resident regis.-concerns

SJR51 [Doria, Joseph V./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], Lincoln Hwy. Bridge-redesignates



THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2007



*SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

Voting Session:

A2 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Burzichelli, John J./Greenwald, Louis D./Greenstein, Linda R./Payne, William D./Gusciora, Reed/Chivukula, Upendra J.+3], State Comptroller Off.-estab.

A617 [Malone, Joseph R./Wisniewski, John S.+2], Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.-

S15 [Kenny, Bernard F.], State Comptroller Off.-estab.

S1962 [Karcher, Ellen], Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.-



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Labor Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservaction Meeting

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will not meet.



FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2007



Legislative Task Force on Higher Education and the Economy Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. has been invited to provide testimony on federal funding opportunities for the State's public research universities. Invited represenatives of the higher

education community will provide testimony.









MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2007



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. Kenny, Bernard F.

A515 [Bateman, Christopher/Biondi, Peter J.], Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

S60 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Sch. vol., unpaid-crim. hist. check

S1604 [Rice, Ronald L.], Prescription Monitoring Prog.-estab.

S1760 [Madden, Fred H./Vitale, Joseph F.], Organ donation-concerns

S2104 [Inverso, Peter A./Girgenti, John A.+2], Armed forces memb. spouses-prov. UI benf



*Senate Commerce Meeting

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

The Committee will not meet.



*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S843 [Bark, Martha W.], St. bldgs.-concerns energy standards

S1497 [Adler, John H./Bark, Martha W.+1], Solar energy sys.-exempt prop. tax

S1860 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Model constr. codes-concerns

S2146 [Madden, Fred H./Weinberg, Loretta+1], St. bldgs., new-concerns construction

S2154 [Smith, Bob], Energy effieiency in bldgs.-DCA promote

S2409 [Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Energy cost saving-prov. prop. tax exemp



*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S1938 [Kean, Thomas H.], Fuel efficient veh.-sales tax exemption

S2098 [Littell, Robert E./Palaia, Joseph A.], St. parks/forests-vets., free admission

S2199 [Buono, Barbara], Contaminated sites-concerns

S2342 [Doria, Joseph V.], St. parks, forests devel.-concerns

S2479 [Karcher, Ellen], Brownfields Redevel Task Force-add memb



*Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

A100 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenstein, Linda R./Baroni, Bill/Greenwald, Louis D./Handlin, Amy H.+2], Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M

A2985 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell

S2011 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane B.], Surplus real prop., cert.-auth St. sell

S2372 [Bark, Martha W.], St. agencies-reduce govt. paperwork

S2438 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M

S2476 [Codey, Richard J.], Voter qual., cert-concerns

S2482 [Coniglio, Joseph/Rice, Ronald L.], Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

S2483 [Codey, Richard J.],Sch. dist. emp.-concerns pension fd.

SCR134 [Codey, Richard J.], Suffrage, deny right-clarify prov.



*Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A2196 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M./Albano, Nelson T.+2], Traffic safety fed. grants-nonprofits

S2123 [Coniglio, Joseph], Automated traffic enforcement-concerns

S2158 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Traffic safety fed. grants-nonprofits

S2361 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Bark, Martha W.+2], Funeral processions-concerns

S2365 [McNamara, Henry P.], Pedestrian safety-concerns

S2480 [Codey, Richard J.], Minor's driv record-allows parent access



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2007



*Joint Assembly Housing and Local Government and Senate Community and Urban Affairs Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Green, Jerry/Rice, Ronald L.

The Committees will hold a joint hearing on the report issued pursuant to the "Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act," NJSA 52:27BBB-1 et al. The report is availabe at http://www.camconnect.org/documents/COO_4_year_12-06.pdf.



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2007



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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2007



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

Representatives from the Institute on Education Law and Policy will present a report on

New Jersey's Interdistrict Public School Choice Program. Also, Scott Weiner (CEO/NJSCC) and Barry Zubrow (Chairman/NJSCC Board) will update the Joint Committee.



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2007



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



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007



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



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2007



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



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2007



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message- Details to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2007



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 (A) Committees scheduled to meet

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



THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2007



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2007



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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, MARCH 15, 2007



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