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Vol. XXIX No. 12 INTERNET UPDATE IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: February 22, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2005



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM 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

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



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2005 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

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



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



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.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005 (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 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.



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 12:30 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A292 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed/Cohen, Neil M.+19], Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

A767 [Cohen, Neil M./Gordon, Robert M.+1], Medicaid estate recoveries-concerns

A1424 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Steele, Alfred E./Burzichelli, John J.+12], Dept. of Pub. Advocate-reestab.

A3395 [Greenwald, Louis D./Bramnick, Jon M.+14], Corp. bus. tax-net operating loss deduct

A3443 [Cryan, Joseph], Energy, util. svc.-exempts sale

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

A3667 [Sires, Albio/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Air toxics surcharge-concerns

A3704 [Roberts, Joseph J./Caraballo, Wilfredo/Gusciora, Reed+5], AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$4,998,581

A3818 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+3], Garden St. Ethanol Proj.;$1M

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

A3825 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Tax doc.-concerns filing methods

A3826 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Income tax deadlines-concerns

A3836 [Van Drew, Jeff/Greenwald, Louis D./Smith, Robert J.], Air toxics surcharge-repeals

S556 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B./Buono, Barbara/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Female contraceptives-insur. cover

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

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

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



Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005 (continued)



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A2071 [Rumpf, Brian E.+1], Ad. w/ guarantee, deceptive-proh.

A2574 [Weinberg, Loretta], Raincheck Policy Disclosure Act

A3004 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Tickets of admission-concerns resale

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



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A2459 [McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M./Scalera, Frederick], Money Transmitters Act-revises

A2987 [Cohen, Neil M.], Internatl. money transmissions-concerns

A3366 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+2], Mortgages of record-concern cancellation

A3454 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Cred. card acct-concern parental consent

A3549 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Wisniewski, John S.], Constr. lien discharge-prov. procedure

A3617 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Egan, Joseph V.+3], Mortgage payoff balances-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

Also on agenda: A-3846 (Weinberg/Gordon) (pending intro and referral) - Establishes "Task Force on Health Care Professional Responsibility and Reporting."

A2884 [Panter, Michael J.], Specialty acute care children hosp-desig

A3533 [Weinberg, Loretta/Greenstein, Linda R.], Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act

A3534 [Weinberg, Loretta/Greenstein, Linda R.], Alt. to Discipline Prog., nurses-estab.

A3659 [McKeon, John F./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Smoking in college, univ. dorms-proh.

A3765 [Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo+1], Long-term care fac.-concerns criteria

A3833 [Fisher, Douglas H./Conaway, Herb], Advance Directive Mental Health Care Act

S1445 [Vitale, Joseph F./Girgenti, John A.+2], Alt. to Discipline Prog., nurses-estab.

S1804 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kavanaugh, Walter J.+2], Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A3786 [Barnes, Peter J.], Remote computing svcs-disclose cert info

AR240 [Van Drew, Jeff/Johnson, Gordon M./Barnes, Peter J.], Prison Gang Viol. Task Force-estab.



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.

A2453 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.], Cemetery co.-proh. charging cert. fees

A2776 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns

A3429 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed], Funeral-prov. domestic partner rights

S564 [Baer, Byron M.], Cemetery co.-concerns operation

S1028 [Cardinale, Gerald], Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3849 [Prieto, Vincent], Cemetery co.-concerns operation



Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

The Committee will be taking testimony on how the State can better incorporate

New Jersey arts in the promotion of tourism.

A3556 [Van Drew, Jeff], Bingo-use of cert. electronic devices



Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The Committee will not meet.













MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2005 (continued)



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

11:30 AM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

NJBA-DOT(Amend#13)NPL2367LPS:3643LPS:3966Var(Amend#3): 4167Var(Amend#2):4283DOT(Amend):4448DOT(Amend):4516JUD(Amend): 4531DOT:4532DOT:4539DHS:4540DOL:4542TRSY:4544DCA:4545DOT



TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2005



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message

Time and details to be announced



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2005



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting 3:00 PM

Prospect House on the Princeton University Campus in Princeton, NJ

The initial organizational meeting of the NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission. Members of the public may park in visitors parking lot #21 and use the University shuttle to reach Prospect House.



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