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Vol. XXXI No. 9 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: February 2, 2007 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2007



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

Voting Session:

A1 [Roberts, Joseph J./McKeon, John F./Burzichelli, John J.], Prop. taxes-homestead cred.

to reduce

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

A17 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Conaway, Herb/Stack, Brian P./Mayer, David R./Lampitt, Pamela R./Greenwald, Louis D./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Burzichelli, John J./Vas, Joseph/

Greenstein, Linda R.+3], Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

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

A3334 [Stanley, Craig A./Truitt, Oadline D.+2], Real prop. tax abatements-concerns

S9 [Adler, John H.], Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

S17 [Codey, Richard J./Karcher, Ellen/Pou, Nellie/O'Toole, Kevin J./Giblin, Thomas P./Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Pub. Emp. Benf. Reform Comm.-concerns

S18 [James, Sharpe+1], Elective off-proh holding simultaneously

S19 [Smith, Bob], CORE proposals-implements

S20 [Codey, Richard J./Kenny, Bernard F.], Prop. taxes-homestead cred. to reduce

S45 [Smith, Bob/Kyrillos, Joseph M./Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone,

Joseph R./Greenwald, Louis D./Albano, Nelson T./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Schaer,

Gary S./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Lampitt, Pamela R./Mayer, David R./Fisher, Douglas

H./Burzichelli, John J./Vas, Joseph/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept.

of Treasury

S79 [Kean, Thomas H./Turner, Shirley K./Munoz, Eric/Voss, Joan M./Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bramnick, Jon M.+15], Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

S746 [Turner, Shirley K./Inverso, Peter A./Girgenti, John A.+3], Armed svcs. spouses-prov. unemp. benf.

S1224 [Inverso, Peter A./Kavanaugh, Walter J./Kenny, Bernard F.+13], Crimes-concerns statute of limitations

S1374 [Rice, Ronald L./Madden, Fred H./Barnes, Peter J./Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Blue Heart Law Enforcement Asst. Prog.

S1449 [Bark, Martha W.], Sr. Labor Task Force-creates

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

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

S1852 [Bryant, Wayne R./Lance, Leonard/Vitale, Joseph F./Roberts, Joseph J./Cryan, Joseph/Green, Jerry+2], Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab

S2131 [Rice, Ronald L.], Real prop. tax abatements-concerns

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

S2199 [Buono, Barbara], Contaminated sites-concerns

S2410 [Doria, Joseph V./Codey, Richard J.], Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

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

S2480 [Codey, Richard J.], Minor's mv record-req. MVC prov. parent

S2482 [Coniglio, Joseph/Rice, Ronald L./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Hutchins F. Inge, Walter Alexander-honor

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



Senate Community and Urban Affairs and Senate Health,

Human Services and Senior Citizens Joint Hearing 10:00 AM

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

Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./ Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committees will hold a public hearing to discuss issues related to Emergency Assistance housing for recipients of Work First New Jersey. The Committees will hear testimony from invited guests.









MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2007 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Casino Control Commission:

Michael C. Epps, Esq. of Galloway Township to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commission on Higher Education:

Steven D. Weinstein, Esq. of Haddonfield to replace Ralph Izzo, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission:

Honorable Joseph Tempesta, Jr. of West Caldwell to replace Henry Martinez, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Michael J. Haas of Edgewater Park for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Health and Senior Services:

Honorable Fred Martin Jacobs, M.D., J.D. of Short Hills to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.



Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

S2249 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+2], Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

S2457 [Doria, Joseph V.], Prevailing wages, St-owned prop-concerns



Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will receive testimony from invited speakers on issues surrounding

the possible monetization of the State Lottery.

S2400 [Buono, Barbara], Lottery prizes-concerns



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 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











THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2007 (continued)



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

A100 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenstein, Linda R./Baroni, Bill/Greenwald, Louis D./

Handlin, Amy H.+2], Fair & Clean ElectionsPilot Proj;$7.67M

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

S441 [Rice, Ronald L.], Truth in Renting booklet-concerns

S2030 [Buono, Barbara/McNamara, Henry P.+4], Historic Prop. Reinvestment Act

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



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A2013 [Bateman, Christopher/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Auto. Insur Risk Exchange

bd-revise memb

A2820 [Cohen, Neil M./Prieto, Vincent/Van Drew, Jeff+3], Insur. underwriting guidelines-concerns

S2044 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], DOBI-assessment fding. mechanism

S2102 [Gill, Nia H.], Insur. underwriting guidelines-concerns

SCR126 [Doria, Joseph V./Gill, Nia H.], Sept. 11 insur. claims-urges settlement

For Discussion Only:

S1291 [Gill, Nia H.], Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-reg.



*Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Meeting has been Canceled.



Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee will take testimony from the public on how to structure an electronic

waste management program in New Jersey.



Senate State Government Hearing 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

The public hearing will be held in accordance with Rule 24:3 of the New Jersey Senate

on the following Senate Concurrent Resolution.

SCR134 [Codey, Richard J./Bark, Martha W.+1], Suffrage, deny right-clarify prov.



Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

As previously announced, the Committee will also hold a public hearing on SCR-134, constitutional amendment to clarify provision denying right of suffrage to certain persons

lacking capacity to understand act of voting.

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

S222 [Karcher, Ellen], Pol. contrib. by pub. agencies-proh.

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

S2503 [Codey, Richard J.], Leg. ethics-concerns

S2504 [Codey, Richard J.], Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value

S2505 [Codey, Richard J.], Governmental affairs agents-concerns

S2506 [Codey, Richard J.], Pub. off candidate-proh contrib cert fds

SJR62 [Buono, Barbara], Diwali Month-recog. Oct. 15 thru Nov. 14

SJR65 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Certified Govt. Finan. Mgr. Mo.-March

SR20 [Singer, Robert W.], St. of Israel bonds-commends investment



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A1953 [Wisniewski, John S./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Vessels, cert.-req. liab. insur.

S25 [Sarlo, Paul A./Codey, Richard J.], Port Auth of NY & NJ-purch air terminals

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

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

SJR43 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24

SR66 [Littell, Robert E./Bucco, Anthony R.], Lackawanna Cutoff proj.-urge completion



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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



















THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2007 (continued)



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

A1433 [Conners, Jack/Gordon, Robert M.+13], Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

A3572 [Gusciora, Reed/Barnes, Peter J./McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J./Gordon, Robert M.+13], Electronic Waste

Recycling Act

A3759 [Pou, Nellie/Chivukula, Upendra J./Voss, Joan M.+1], Taxes and energy charges, cert.-concerns

A3789 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2095 [Codey, Richard J./Doria, Joseph V.+1], Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act



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. Burzichelli, John J.

TheCommittee will discuss strategies to retain employment and encourage growth in petroleum manufacturing. In order to facilitate discussion of this vital issue, the Committee

will invite State officials, academics, and industry representatives.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A2258 [Wisniewski, John S.], Prepaid bank cards, cert.-concerns

A2953 [Cohen, Neil M.], Home improvement contract-concern

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3978 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Moriarty, Paul D./Whelan, Jim/Panter, Michael J./Gusciora, Reed+5], Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law

A3979 [Moriarty, Paul D./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Whelan, Jim/Panter, Michael J./Gusciora, Reed+6], Gift card acct. numbers-proh. display



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A3703 [Cohen, Neil M./Bramnick, Jon M./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Auto insur. PIP claims-concerns

A3790 [Cohen, Neil M./Stack, Brian P./Panter, Michael J./Vandervalk, Charlotte+6], Insur claim for physical therapy-concern



Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A2007 [Cryan, Joseph+8], Parkinson's Disease Pub. Awareness Act

A3887 [Wisniewski, John S./Conaway, Herb/Cohen, Neil M.], Flu vaccine-purch. by govt. entities



Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will receive testimony from Asm. Wilfredo Caraballo, co-chairman of the Legislative Task Force on Higher Education and the Economy. The committee will also receive testimony from Jane Oates, Exec Dir of the NJ Commission on Higher Education

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3968 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Diegnan, Patrick J.+33], Coll. credits, cert.-prov. for transfer



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1018 [Prieto, Vincent/Biondi, Peter J.], Mun. zoning req.-compliance req.

A1946 [Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph/Scalera, Frederick+7], Defibrillator grant prog.-estab.

A3692 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Greenwald, Louis D./McKeon, John F.], Sexually oriented bus.-mun. reg.

A3693 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Greenwald, Louis D./McKeon, John F.], Sexually oriented bus.-zoning req.

A3782 [Scalera, Frederick/Schaer, Gary S.], Constr./blding permit activity-reporting

















THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2007 (continued)



Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A2265 [Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph], Driver distractions-concerns accidents

A3276 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J.], Restraining orders-concerns

A3432 [Fisher, Douglas H.+2], Wineries-produce cert distilled alco bev

A3433 [Fisher, Douglas H.+2], Winery-expands no. of salesrooms

A3462 [Barnes, Peter J.], Virtual child pornography-crim.

A3511 [Quigley, Joan M./Manzo, Louis M./Sires, Albio/Stack, Brian P.+4], Handgun sales-concerns

A3574 [Gusciora, Reed/Barnes, Peter J.], MV moving viol.-concerns

AR228 [Albano, Nelson T.], HERO camp.-urge cert. bus. to join

Pending Referral:

A3460 [Barnes, Peter J.], Electronic communication svcs.-concerns



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities

Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A2331 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Prieto, Vincent], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

A3779 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], Radiologic Tech. Act-revises

A3796 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Accountants-concerns continued ed.

A3919 [Van Drew, Jeff/Albano, Nelson T./Whelan, Jim/Stack, Brian P.+19], Practice of dentistry-concerns

S1833 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Accountants-concerns continued ed.



*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

The Meeting has been Canceled.



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

The Committee will take testimony from invited speakers on long-term outlook of State's energy needs and increased use of renewable energy sources and overall role New Jersey plays in regional energy market.



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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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