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Vol. XXIX No. 5 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: January 28, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

A1079 [Cryan, Joseph/Van Drew, Jeff/Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph+7], Gift cert.

and cards-reg.

A3289 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R./McKeon, John F./Voss, Joan M.+2],

Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.

S1231 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.

S1753 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sarlo, Paul A.], Pharmaceutical wholesale distrib-concern

S1977 [Singer, Robert W.], Shopping ctr. leases-concerns

S2187 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.], Gift certificates-concerns redemption

S2296 [Coniglio, Joseph], Gift cert. and cards-reg.



Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee will take testimony from a representative of the Department of Environmental Protection and any other interested parties on the draft 2004-2005 Land Preservation Plan

and State Open Space Acquisition Priority System prepared pursuant to P.L. 2002, c. 76.

A489 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+8], Loc. Open Space Acquisition-prov contrib

S240 [Coniglio, Joseph], Underground storage tank grants-concerns

S1508 [Littell, Robert E.], Wildcat Rock Shelter brook-concerns name

S1890 [Karcher, Ellen], Co./mun. open space trust fds.-concerns

S2172 [Smith, Bob], Well drillers, lic.-continuing ed. req.



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

A1559 [Payne, William D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+2], Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

S710 [Rice, Ronald L.], Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

S2180 [Kavanaugh, Walter J.], St.-owned prop-concerns use restrictions

S2194 [Karcher, Ellen/Scutari, Nicholas P.], St. contracting process-concerns

S2195 [Kenny, Bernard F./Asselta, Nicholas+1], Off. of Inspector General-estab.

Pending Transfer:

S345 [Gormley, William L./Adler, John H.], Inspector General-create position

















MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2005 (continued)



Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A2605 [Stender, Linda/Bramnick, Jon M./Stack, Brian P.+1], Crosswalks-failure to yield,

incr. penal

AJR71 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Frank Oliver Pedestrian Bridge-desig.

S189 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Waterborne freight-clarifies definition

S1989 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Madden, Fred H.], Motor carrier regis-concerns enforcement

S2099 [Coniglio, Joseph], Crosswalks-failure to yield, incr. penal

S2126 [Asselta, Nicholas], Emerg. road svc. veh.-concerns



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



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

A2129 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Chivukula, Upendra J./Vas, Joseph+1], Loc. Pub. Contract Law-concerns

A3247 [Van Drew, Jeff+2], Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid

S850 [Turner, Shirley K.], Loc. Pub. Contract Law-concerns

S1990 [Bucco, Anthony R./Gill, Nia H.+2], Overcrowding-auth. addl. fines

S2008 [Asselta, Nicholas], Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid

S2112 [Gill, Nia H.], Sr. cit. resid. lease-early termination

S2207 [Karcher, Ellen/Bucco, Anthony R.], Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

S2230 [Madden, Fred H./Adler, John H.], Prop. tax exemp.-concerns

S2243 [Rice, Ronald L.], Abandoned prop.-concerns

S2254 [James, Sharpe], Tort Claims Law-clarifies pub. entities

SCR40 [Connors, Leonard T.], Prop. improvements, cert.-tax exemp.



Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will receive testimony from Gordan A. McInnes, Assistant Commissioner of Abbott Implementation, and superintendents of Abbott school districts on the educational progress in Abbott districts.



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committee will hear testimony concerning the State's Early Intervention System administered by the Department of Health and Senior Services. The Committee has invited officials of State government and representatives of Statewide advocacy groups to testify.













THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2005 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

A2730 [Stender, Linda/Cohen, Neil M./Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R./Green, Jerry+5], Human trafficking-concerns victims

S1848 [Gill, Nia H.], Human trafficking-concerns victims

S1877 [Inverso, Peter A./Lance, Leonard+3], Human trafficking-estab. new crime

S2167 [Adler, John H./Gill, Nia H.], Health benf.-cert. dependents, cert. emp

S2215 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Persons on parole-concerns voting rights

Pending Introduction and Referral:

SR89 [Gormley, William L./Kavanaugh, Walter J.+5], Chertoff, Michael-honors nomination



Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

S484 [Buono, Barbara/Adler, John H.], Emp. physical fitness benf-bus tax cred.

S1454 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Income tax-unregis. ind., unincorp. bus.

S1998 [Inverso, Peter A.], Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab.

S2160 [Madden, Fred H./Karcher, Ellen], Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative

S2176 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Fire Sprinkler Fitters-concerns



Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

The Committee will receive testimony concerning gangs and their effect on New Jersey's correctional system in response to the recent incident at Bayside State Prison.

Commissioner of Corrections Devon Brown has been invited to testify.



Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will not 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



*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

A2478 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Sewerage auth., cert. charges-concerns

A2482 [Burzichelli, John J./Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.+2], Mercury

switches-end-of-life veh.

A3581 [Sires, Albio/Scalera, Frederick/Cohen, Neil M.+4], Sept 11th Mem, Liberty St Park-donations

A3588 [Sires, Albio/Stack, Brian P./Green, Jerry+15], Hist. preserv., northern NJ;$4.979M

A3589 [Roberts, Joseph J./Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Greenwald, Louis D./Van Drew, Jeff/Previte, Mary T.+16], Hist. preserv., southern NJ;$6.585M

A3590 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Chivukula, Upendra J./Diegnan, Patrick J./Egan, Joseph V./Vas, Joseph+3], Hist. preserv., central NJ;$6.435M

S1292 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+3], Mercury switches-end-of-life veh.

S1336 [Buono, Barbara/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence

S1863 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants

S1892 [Inverso, Peter A.], Bus. taxes, estimated-concerns

S2137 [Kenny, Bernard F./Doria, Joseph V.+3], Sept 11th Mem, Liberty St Park-donations

S2209 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Income tax deadlines-concerns

S2211 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Income tax doc-concerns filing methods

S2214 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Homestead prop tax rebate-clarify claims

S2216 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Hist. preserv., southern NJ;$6.585M

S2217 [Turner, Shirley K./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Hist. preserv., central NJ;$6.435M

S2218 [Kenny, Bernard F./Lance, Leonard], Hist. preserv., northern NJ;$4.979M



*Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

S1722 [Coniglio, Joseph], Debt adjusters, lic.-estab. addl. req.

S1753 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sarlo, Paul A.], Pharmaceutical wholesale distrib-concern

S2020 [Singer, Robert W.], Tree experts-concerns licensure

S2173 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Cardinale, Gerald], Domestic insurers-incr investment limits

S2175 [Baer, Byron M.], Insur. premium-limits finance charge

S2298 [Lesniak, Raymond J.],



*Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.









MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2005 (continued)



*Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee will hear testimony from invited experts on the health effects and

societal costs of fine particulate matter emissions.

A1633 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Egan, Joseph V./Manzo, Louis+5], Brownfields sites-concerns;$285K

A3486 [Sires, Albio/Mayer, David R.+3], Mercury thermometers-bans sale

S1841 [Madden, Fred H.+1], Mercury thermometers-ban sale

S2027 [McNamara, Henry P./Connors, Leonard T.], DEP land, cert. prop. damage-incr. penal

S2116 [Smith, Bob], Brownfields sites-concerns;$285K

S2177 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Littell, Robert E.+1], Dam restoration/repair proj.-finan.



*Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

S541 [Vitale, Joseph F./Martin, Robert J.+5], Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab.

S2048 [Doria, Joseph V./Coniglio, Joseph], St. contract-bidder prov. health benf.

SJR43 [Bark, Martha W.], Nazi concentration camp liberation-anniv



*Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A1471 [Wisniewski, John S./Johnson, Gordon M.+8], E-Z Pass transponders-

charge to nonresid

S2024 [Coniglio, Joseph], Commercial driv. lic.-concern suspension

S2244 [Inverso, Peter A.], Motorcycle safety courses-accept

SR87 [Turner, Shirley K.], Double hulled tankers-refiners use

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S-2299(Sweeney/Singer) - Provides for municipal regulation of liverycar service S-2300(Sacco/Singer) - Revises statutes governing commercial motor vehicles -The committee will also hear from Sharon Harrington, Chief Administrator of the NJ MVC



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



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2005



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

Frances C. Smith Center (School No. 50),

1000 South Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ

Abbott Subcommittee Meeting Presentation of Report by ACNJ and Rutgers Graduate School of Education: Educating Preschool Teachers, Mapping the Teacher Preparation and Professional Development System in New Jersey.



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.



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, 4th Floor,

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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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



MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced