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Vol. XXIX No. 11 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 18, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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:

A306 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Cohen, Neil M./Steele, Alfred E.+4], Individual deferred annuities-concerns

A738 [Cohen, Neil M.], Firearm trafficking network-concerns

A802 [Gusciora, Reed], Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

A1478 [Wisniewski, John S.+2], Intermodal chassis-concerns

A1514 [Conaway, Herb/Greenstein, Linda R./Barnes, Peter J./Connors, Christopher J.+4], SCI-propose series of statute amendments

A1603 [Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.+27], Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

A1816 [Cryan, Joseph/Johnson, Gordon M.+6], Safe Return Prog.-estab. police policy

A1860 [Cohen, Neil M.], Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2275 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Water supply fac., cert.-exemp.,

BPU reg

A2340 [Roberts, Joseph J./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

A2391 [Greenwald, Louis D./Bodine, Francis L.+2], Interscholastic athletic prog.-concerns

A2404 [Cohen, Neil M./Vas, Joseph+1], Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch

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

A2660 [Voss, Joan M./Previte, Mary T./Mayer, David R./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Domestic

viol. pub. awareness campaign

A2907 [Cohen, Neil M.], HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

A2913 [Cohen, Neil M.], Late charge collection-concerns

A2976 [Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis/Stack, Brian P.+1], Behavioral health care svcs.-concerns

A3058 [Prieto, Vincent/Stack, Brian P./Cohen, Neil M./Holzapfel, James W.+1], Aircraft rental-photo ID req.

A3317 [Eagler, Peter C./Biondi, Peter J./Previte, Mary T.], Marriage/family therapist-revise req.

A3354 [Weinberg, Loretta], Neonatal jaundice-concerns

A3432 [Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M.], Residential fire safety-concerns

A3455 [McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M.], Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions

A3523 [Roberts, Joseph J./Scalera, Frederick+1], Fire investigations, cert.-concerns

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

A3561 [Burzichelli, John J./Sires, Albio/Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2005 (continued)



*ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A3602 [Sires, Albio/Voss, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S./Stack, Brian P.+1], Traffic calming measures-rds. near sch.

A3673 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Abandoned prop.-concerns

A3674 [Sires, Albio/Wisniewski, John S./Stender, Linda+2], Ferries-concerns operation

A3677 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry/Hackett, Mims+4], Rental asst. grants and emp svcs-concern

A3705 [Voss, Joan M.+1], 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

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

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

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

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

AR215 [Malone, Joseph R./Diegnan, Patrick J./Stanley, Craig A.+1], Voc. and Tech. Ed.-Assembly Task Force

S250 [Coniglio, Joseph/Girgenti, John A.+4], Mil. personnel housing-income tax excl.

S682 [Martin, Robert J./McNamara, Henry P./Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Superfund sites-exemp. cleanup liab.

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

S1086 [Bucco, Anthony R./Adler, John H.], Taxation bd., co.-incr. memb.

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

S1294 [Coniglio, Joseph], Residential fire safety-concerns

S1674 [Gill, Nia H.], HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

S1752 [Baer, Byron M.], Dental Plan Org. Act-various revisions

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

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

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

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



MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005



*SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [1] Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group [2] Committees scheduled to meet

Voting Session:

A1500 [Greenstein, Linda R./Panter, Michael J./Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo+13], Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern

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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S142 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.+2], Sch. dist.-itemization of cert. bills

S591 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.+1], Vendors of legal svcs.-itemized bill req

S1490 [Bark, Martha W./Lance, Leonard+1], Land Use Court-creates

S1734 [Rice, Ronald L.], HMFA & NJ Redev. Auth.-modifies powers







MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005 (continued)



*Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will hear testimony from a representative of the Office of the Secretary

of State regarding public library construction.

A2641 [Greenwald, Louis D./Manzo, Louis+2], St. col., univ. contracts-concerns

A3542 [Stanley, Craig A./Vas, Joseph/Malone, Joseph R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+2], Sch. Constr. Review Comm.-estab.

S458 [Kean, Thomas H.], Prop. tax relief-concerns donations

S531 [Girgenti, John A./Coniglio, Joseph+2], Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog.

S1543 [Bryant, Wayne R./Kenny, Bernard F.], St. col., univ. contracts-concerns

S1789 [Turner, Shirley K./Singer, Robert W.], Dept of Ed-incr no of asst commissioners

S2000 [Turner, Shirley K.], St. Bd. of Examiners-concerns

S2142 [Vitale, Joseph F./Doria, Joseph V.+1], Gifted Disab. Community Needs Study Comm

S2163 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+5], Sch. Constr. Review Comm.-estab.

S2205 [Karcher, Ellen/Bark, Martha W.+1], St. Tuition Aid Grant Prog.-concerns



*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A1986 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M./Manzo, Louis/Cohen, Neil M.+1], Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab.

S221 [Singer, Robert W./Asselta, Nicholas], Elderly adults-concerns guardianship

S1908 [Kean, Thomas H.], Health Care Access Study Comm.-estab.

S2047 [Vitale, Joseph F./Madden, Fred H.], Health Care Prof. Responsibility

S2085 [Vitale, Joseph F./Lance, Leonard], Emerg. Health Powers Act

S2178 [Madden, Fred H./Vitale, Joseph F.], Dispensing medicine-concerns

S2232 [Madden, Fred H./Bryant, Wayne R.], Kidney disease-concerns clinical labs

S2280 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Health ctrs., fed. qual.-off-site svc.

S2332 [Buono, Barbara], Smoking in college, univ. dorms-proh.



*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 Drug Utilization Review Board:

Linda G. Gooen, R.Ph. of Basking Ridge to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Jeffrey J. Kuper, Pharm.D. of Somerset to replace Sharon A. Yeske-Amato, R.Ph., for the term prescribed by law.

Jay R. Schafer, R.Ph. of Parsippany to replace Rochelle A. Dallago, R.Ph., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Marine Fisheries Council:

Erling A. Berg of Cape May to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Public Health Council:

Michael Gross of South Amboy for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be the Commissioner of the Department of Personnel:

Rolando Torres, Jr. of Lawrenceville to replace Ida L. Castro, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

A3227 [Burzichelli, John J./Quigley, Joan M./Cohen, Neil M./Vas, Joseph+3], Confidential secure fac-background check

S1673 [Cardinale, Gerald/Adler, John H.], Deeds-concerns the recordation

S1705 [Vitale, Joseph F./Doria, Joseph V.], Asst. prosecutors-concern outside emp.

S1888 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Coniglio, Joseph], Confidential secure fac-background check

S1901 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Confidential secure fac-background check

S2161 [Karcher, Ellen/Madden, Fred H.], Domestic viol.-concerns



*Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

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

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

S2266 [Doria, Joseph V.], TDI benf.-concerns calculation

S2326 [Coniglio, Joseph], Temp. disab. benf. offsets-concerns

S2338 [Karcher, Ellen], Unemp. benf.-concerns

S2341 [Kavanaugh, Walter J./Coniglio, Joseph], Unemp. benf.-concerns cert. disqual.



*Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

The Committee will receive testimony from invited witnesses, and any other witness at the discretion of the chairman, concerning gangs and their effect on New Jersey's correctional system in response to the recent incident at Bayside State Prison.



*Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The committee will receive testimony on the issue of internet gambling from invited speakers.









MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005 (continued)



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2005



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message

Time and details to be announced



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, 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



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

Commssioner William Librera and Members of the Joint Committee will discuss

the Interdistrict Public School Choice Program.



MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced