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Vol. XXIX No. 6 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 1, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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.



Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Allison E. Accurso of Ringoes for the term prescribed by law.

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

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

















THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2005 (continued)



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.

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

end-of-life veh.

A2754 [Van Drew, Jeff/Gibson, John C.+1], Tourism lodging-amends definition

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

S277 [Adler, John H./McNamara, Henry P.+1], Contaminated site-remediation asst.

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

S1727 [Asselta, Nicholas], Tourism lodging-amends definition

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

S2313 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

S2314 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M













MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2005 (continued)



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.], Standard nonforfeiture law-revises



Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.



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.

The Committee has invited Sharon Harrington, Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, to brief the Committee on the Commission's reform efforts since the passsage of the law establishing the Commission.

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

S2299 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Singer, Robert W.], Taxicab law-revises

S2300 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Singer, Robert W.], Commercial veh.-concerns operation

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



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 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A2265 [Cohen, Neil M./Russo, David C.], Admin. Law Judges Part-estab. in PERS

A2441 [McHose, Alison Littell/Greenstein, Linda R./Conners, Jack+3], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

A2643 [Stanley, Craig A.], Sch. dist. monitoring-concerns

A2806 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A./Caraballo, Wilfredo/Greenstein, Linda R./Hackett, Mims+5], Prosecutorial Unification Pilot Prog Act

A3288 [Scalera, Frederick/Stack, Brian P./Burzichelli, John J.+11], Emerg. svc. wages-permits co, mun. incr.

A3473 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Streamlined Sales and Use Tax-conforms

A3551 [Voss, Joan M./Mayer, David R./Munoz, Eric+3], Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

A3677 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry/Hackett, Mims+3], Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

A3708 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Trenton Capital City Aid prog.-estab.

S781 [Madden, Fred H./Girgenti, John A.], Sex crime victim treatment svcs-concerns

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

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



*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

At the invitation of the Chairman, the Deputy Director of the Division of Taxation, Harold Fox, will discuss the status of the "Streamlined Sales Tax Project."







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2005 (continued)



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

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

A3471 [Cryan, Joseph/Caraballo, Wilfredo+3], BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue

A3484 [Greenwald, Louis D./Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3780 [Burzichelli, John J.], permits preference in awarding certain conracts in order to satisfy certain urban revitalization goals.



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A398 [Van Drew, Jeff+4], Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

A1445 [Scalera, Frederick/Van Drew, Jeff+2], Charitable org., cert.-concerns

A1866 [Cohen, Neil M.], Auto purch.-sales tax calculation

A3714 [Stender, Linda/Gusciora, Reed], Magazine subscriptions-concerns

A3733 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph/Scalera, Frederick+3], Price gouging-proh. during st. of emerg.



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A2006 [Weinberg, Loretta], Individual Health Coverage Prog.-concern

A3163 [Conners, Jack/Mayer, David R.+1], Special auto insur policies-concern elig

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

A3379 [Cohen, Neil M.], Small emp. health benf coverage-concerns

A3439 [Cohen, Neil M.], Managed care plans-concerns providers

A3453 [McKeon, John F./Panter, Michael J.], Homeowner's insur-underwriting practices

A3648 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.], Health benf. coverage-extend

A3719 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Health benf. forms, cert.-concerns

S1912 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Small emp. health benf coverage-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3759 [Cohen, Neil M.], Health benf. coverage, extended-concerns



*Assembly Federal Relations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A2439 [Weinberg, Loretta/Morgan, Robert Lewis], Online prescriptions, cert.-proh.

A3061 [Conaway, Herb+1], Nursing staff, health care fac.-concerns

A3099 [Blee, Francis J./Conover, Kirk W./Cohen, Neil M./McKeon, John F.+5], Leukemia, Lymphoma Society-vol. contrib.

A3501 [Weinberg, Loretta], Emerg. Health Powers Act

A3563 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Health ctrs., federally qual.-concerns

A3601 [Fisher, Douglas H.], Health Care Prof. Screening Task Force

A3672 [Wisniewski, John S.], CDS, cert.-concerns

A3704 [Roberts, Joseph J./Caraballo, Wilfredo], AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581

A3724 [Morgan, Robert Lewis/Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M./Wisniewski, John S.+7], Family Health Care Coverage Act

AJR103 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Wk-desig

S1803 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.+5], AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581



*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1096 [Johnson, Gordon M./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Child-prot. window guards-concerns

A2338 [Stender, Linda], Zoning ordinances-concerns contents

A2847 [Chiappone, Anthony], Child-prot. window guards-concerns

A3673 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Abandoned prop.-concerns

A3710 [Sires, Albio/Manzo, Louis], Mayor, council memb-incr. term of office

Pending Referral:

A1822 [Green, Jerry], UEZA, joint-auth. desig.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A686 [Smith, Robert J.], Police off, retired-concerns firearms

A1578 [Pou, Nellie/Weinberg, Loretta+4], Ignition interlock device-clarifies use

A2171 [Cryan, Joseph/Stack, Brian P./Manzo, Louis+6], Uniform crime reporting sys.-concerns

A2903 [Van Drew, Jeff/Eagler, Peter C.+2], Hit and run w/fatality-crime

A2998 [Scalera, Frederick/Van Drew, Jeff+1], Emerg. svcs. volunteer veh.-concerns

A3318 [Wisniewski, John S.], RR police operations-concerns penal.

A3459 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Police Training Comm.-concerns memb.

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

A3632 [Johnson, Gordon M./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Sexual viol. training-concerns

S1110 [Rice, Ronald L./Gill, Nia H.+5], Gang Land Security Task Force-estab.



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2005 (continued)



*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.

A902 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Chiropractors, lic.-concerns adjustments

A1264 [Stanley, Craig A.], Barbering/hairstyling-create limited lic

A3682 [Wisniewski, John S.], MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts

A3687 [Fisher, Douglas H./Eagler, Peter C./Voss, Joan M.+1], Acupuncturists-revise statutes



*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A2077 [Scalera, Frederick/Eagler, Peter C.], Cell phone customers-concerns svc.

A2078 [Scalera, Frederick/Mayer, David R.+1], Cellular telephone co.-explain charges

A3390 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove

A3703 [Van Drew, Jeff/Eagler, Peter C./Chiappone, Anthony], Customer billing practices-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR242 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Craig Carton held accountable for disrespectful

comments regarding Gov. Codey and his wife.



*Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

For approval:

Pending transfers--Interdepartmental Accounts to Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs; Interdepartmental Accounts to Dept. of Community Affairs;

other transfers as necessary. Correspondence and other business.



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