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Vol. XXIX No. 9 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 10, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2005



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 7:00 PM

Lacey Township Middle School, 660 Denton Avenue,

Forked River, N.J

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will hear testimony related to the potential license extension

for the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station.



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

Teaneck Municipal Building, Council Chambers,

818 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will discuss transportation issues concerning freight trains

idling in residential areas.



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A569 [Van Drew, Jeff+3], Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns

A779 [Gusciora, Reed/Weinberg, Loretta/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Wisniewski, John S.+28], Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients

A1500 [Greenstein, Linda R./Panter, Michael J./Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo+2], Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern

A1514 [Conaway, Herb/Greenstein, Linda R./Barnes, Peter J./Connors, Christopher J.+2], SCI-propose series of statute amendments

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

A1816 [Cryan, Joseph/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy

A1985 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte/Gordon, Robert M.+1], Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

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

end-of-life veh.

A2989 [Van Drew, Jeff/Diegnan, Patrick J.+3], Casino industry-concerns reg.

A3746 [McKeon, John F.], Budget message-change date March 1, 2005

AJR58 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area

S144 [Bryant, Wayne R./Allen, Diane B./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Physician-cultural competency training

S537 [Vitale, Joseph F./Codey, Richard J.], SCI-propose series of statute amendments

S646 [Martin, Robert J.], Teacher cert.-concerns

S685 [Vitale, Joseph F./Karcher, Ellen], Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

S710 [Rice, Ronald L.+1], Black Cultural Initiative Foundation-est

S728 [Turner, Shirley K./Palaia, Joseph A.], Rental, resid. prop.-concerns

S880 [Turner, Shirley K./Kavanaugh, Walter J.+3], Psych fac.-concerns pymt. for patients

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

S1324 [Buono, Barbara], Slot machine annuity jackpots-concerns

S1387 [Connors, Leonard T./Coniglio, Joseph/Asselta, Nicholas/Singer, Robert W./Ciesla, Andrew R./Baer, Byron M./Scutari,Nicholas P.], Polling place accessibility-improve

S1453 [Palaia, Joseph A.], Sch. dist. bonds-concerns interest rate

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

S1668 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F./Gusciora, Reed/Cohen, Neil M./McKeon, John F./Wisniewski, John S.+5], Emerg.contraception-sex assault victim

S1815 [Girgenti, John A./Bucco, Anthony R./Scalera, Frederick/Van Drew, Jeff/Wisniewski, John S./Johnson, Gordon M.+22], St. FF Assn.-revise governing statute

S1856 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Mun emerg mgmt coordinator-concerns appt

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

S1940 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Life insur. viatical settlement-reg.





MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005 (continued)



SENATE SESSION (continued)

S1963 [Singer, Robert W./Gill, Nia H.+1], Fire safety in high-rises-concerns

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

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

S2052 [Codey, Richard J.+10], Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern

S2065 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F./Codey, Richard J.+2], Minimum wage-incr.

S2101 [Adler, John H.], Constr. code inspection-concerns

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

S2185 [Madden, Fred H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Safe Return Prog-estab loc police policy

S2202 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Blding. restrictions, cert. lands-waive

S2206 [Karcher, Ellen/Bark, Martha W.+1], Council on Armed Forces-expand memb

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

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

S2295 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Budget message-change date March 1, 2005

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

S2314 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Bark, Martha W.+1], Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M

SJR38 [Kean, Thomas H.+1], Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day-March 6

SJR55 [Turner, Shirley K.], Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area

SR52 [Bark, Martha W.], Black boxes, emerg veh-feasibility study

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



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, State House Annex, 3rd Floor, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

A3345 [McKeon, John F./Bateman, Christopher], Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants

A3736 [Smith, Robert J.], Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays

A3742 [Van Drew, Jeff/Gibson, John C.], CAFRA coastal ctrs.-concerns

ACR211 [Fisher, Douglas H./Previte, Mary T./Smith, Robert J.+1], Emerg. food prog.-

funding grants

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3818 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

A3822 [Wisniewski, John S.], Asian Longhorn Beetle Prog.;$1.3M



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

Dr. Lillie Johnson Edwards, Professor of History, Director of American Studies and Founding Director of Pan-African Studies at Drew University, will address the Committee.

A2010 [Cryan, Joseph+5], Gang ed. seminars-concerns

A2161 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Organ donation info.-high ed. instit.

A2764 [Blee, Francis J./Quigley, Joan M.+1], Interscholastic athletic prog-concerns

A2980 [Cryan, Joseph/McHose, Alison Littell+4], Crim offenses, sch prop-report to police

A3024 [Wolfe, David W.], Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns

A3568 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Charter sch., Abbott dist.-St. fd.

A3573 [Payne, William D.], Amistad Comm.-concerns work

A3775 [Stanley, Craig A.], Amistad Comm.-incr. no. of legislators

S1419 [Martin, Robert J.], Teachers, nonprofit priv. sch.-concerns



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will not meet.



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005 (continued)



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.

The Committee will hear testimony on the "Statewide Tuition Waiver Program" that

provides State-paid tuition assistance to children under DYFS care.

AR237 [Previte, Mary T.], Congenital Heart Awareness Day-Feb. 14



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 Committee will be taking testimony from Lt. Colonel Lori Hennon-Bell,

Deputy Superintendent of Homeland Security, on the measures the NJ State

Police are taking in reference to Homeland Security.

A2407 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Haz. material carriers-DRPA off. inspect

A2528 [Conners, Jack/Mayer, David R.], Del. Riv. Port Auth.-concern police off.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3805 [Pou, Nellie/Quigley, Joan M.], Vital records-emp background check req

A3806 [Quigley, Joan M./Pou, Nellie], Vital records dissemination-estab



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A762 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Real prop relating to terrorism-concerns

A847 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-clarifies

A2702 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Hepatitis-criminal defendants testing

A3474 [Cryan, Joseph/Johnson, Gordon M.], Sheriff's fees, arrest warrants-incr.

A3544 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Greenstein, Linda R.+4], Superior Ct-estab Commercial & Tech Part

A3690 [Smith, Robert J.], CDS-clarifies statute

A3763 [Burzichelli, John J./Previte, Mary T.], Executors, cert.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3813 [Greenstein, Linda R.], VCCB assessments-incr.

A3814 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Crime victims attorneys-incr fees

A3815 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Settlements, judgments-concerns liens



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A193 [Previte, Mary T./Scalera, Frederick+23], Firefighters w/cancer-workers' comp.

A3781 [Sires, Albio], Minimum wage-incr.

A3783 [Panter, Michael J.], Temp disab benf-proh cert pymts



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will hear testimony given by Sgt. John Garrett discussing the role

of African American soldiers in the invasion of Normandy during World War II.

A3705 [Voss, Joan M.], St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns

A3706 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Mil. fac.-devel. notification req.

A3707 [Conners, Jack/Johnson, Gordon M.], Armed Forces Council-change purpose/memb

AJR87 [Van Drew, Jeff/Mayer, David R.+1], Salute To Hospitalized Vet. Wk.-Feb. 14

AR221 [Kean, Sean T./Bateman, Christopher], Tuskegee Airmen-recognizes 60th anniv.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

A722 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], PAAD beneficiaries-concerns

A799 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Manzo, Louis+7], Nursing homes-concerns

A3737 [Hackett, Mims], Alzheimer's registry-concerns

AR233 [Gusciora, Reed/Pou, Nellie], Medicare Part D, drug plan-auto-enroll



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A1400 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Suppl Annuity Collective Trust-concerns

A1424 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Steele, Alfred E./Burzichelli, John J.+13], Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab.

A2931 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+4], PERS-concerns reenrollment

ACR215 [Conaway, Herb], Voting Rights Act-commem. 40th anniv.

AJR72 [Oliver, Sheila Y./McKeon, John F.], Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.

SJR19 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Black Hist. Mo.-desig. Feb., each yr.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3771 [Stanley, Craig A.], African Amer Reconciliation Study Comm







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2005 (continued)



Assembly State Government Hearing 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

ACR100 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Lieutenant Gov.-estab. office



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

West New York Middle School, 201 57th Street,

West New York, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A1478 [Wisniewski, John S.+1], Intermodal chassis-concerns

A3674 [Sires, Albio/Wisniewski, John S./Stender, Linda], Ferries-concerns operation



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2005



*Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

Division of Taxation Bldg., 50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

A3512 [Johnson, Gordon M./Voss, Joan M./Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis], Light Rail Transp. Enterprise Zone Act



WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2005



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



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



*Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests and interested parties concerning

New Jersey's efforts to promote a healthy business environment, particularly with respect

to assisting the manufacturing sector of the State's economy.



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