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Vol. XXX No. 15 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: February 28, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2006



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting 4:00 PM

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

The purpose of the meeting will be to receive testimony from all interested parties concerning findings contained in the Preliminary Report of the NJCCEC, issued on February 7, 2006.



THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2006



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



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S263 [Sarlo, Paul A./Sacco, Nicholas J.+2], Meadowlands Comm.-concerns contracts

S927 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Co., mun. veh.-concerns sale

S1020 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Rice, Ronald L.], Pub. contracts-concerns

S1071 [Adler, John H.], Loc. govt. off.-concerns bond coverage

S1115 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], Security deposits-concerns return

S1116 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], Affordable housing-concern heating costs

S1152 [Connors, Leonard T.], Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun.

S1235 [Doria, Joseph V.], Deployed mil.-auth. prop. tax deferment

S1395 [Turner, Shirley K./Rice, Ronald L.], Police/Firefighter Home-buyer Asst. Act



*Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

S332 [Madden, Fred H.], Student athletes-sudden cardiac death

S984 [Bark, Martha W.], Fire drills during summer sch.-concerns

S993 [Buono, Barbara], Harassment prev., pub. sch.-concerns

S1221 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], UMDNJ-concern bd. of trustees

S1264 [Turner, Shirley K.], Bd. of ed.-concerns use of cred. card

S1468 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gill, Nia H.], UMDNJ-concerns

SR26 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.+5], Rutgers Univ.-retain Douglass College



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens &

Senate Labor Joint Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F./Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens and the Senate Labor

Committees will hold a Joint Committee Meeting to hear testimony from invited

guests regarding legislation concerning health benefits offered by employers.



Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Additional Nominees May Be Added.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Roberto Alcazar of Elizabeth for the term prescribed by law.

to be Adjutant General of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs:

Glenn K. Rieth of Ewing Township to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.









THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2006 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Interviewed:

to be Chair of the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission:

Sharon Anne Harrington of Trenton to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.



*Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

A1383 [Quigley, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick+5], Fire emerg. procedures-concerns

S69 [Kean, Thomas H.+2], Fire chiefs, paid-mun. appoint

S134 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.+3], Mattresses-concern flammability standard

S462 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H.+2], Contractors-concerns background checks

S641 [Girgenti, John A./Bucco, Anthony R.], Traffic safety req-incl in bid proposals

S721 [Inverso, Peter A./Girgenti, John A.], MV accidents-owner prov. info.

S1248 [Vitale, Joseph F./Madden, Fred H.], Sex offender-allow release of info.

S1289 [Buono, Barbara], Contractors-concerns background checks

S1359 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Fire emerg. procedures-concerns

S1374 [Rice, Ronald L./Madden, Fred H.], Blue Heart Law Enforcement Asst. Prog.



*Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The purpose of the hearing is to explore new gaming technology, the competitive advantages Atlantic City casinos could gain by the approval of such gaming technology, and related public policy and regulatory issues.

S1068 [Buono, Barbara], Horse racing-revises reg.



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A131 [Merkt, Richard A./Munoz, Eric/DeCroce, Alex], Victim impact statements-confidential

A148 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Roberts, Joseph J.+3], Foreclosure procedures-concerns

A395 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Main St. NJ prog.-concerns

A798 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Biondi, Peter J./Gordon, Robert M.+2], Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

A803 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Voss, Joan M.], Pub. util.-access to abandoned prop.

A937 [Munoz, Eric/Bramnick, Jon M./Wisniewski, John S.+1], Vets' Oral Hist. Found-est.

A1025 [Van Drew, Jeff/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+8], Pharmacy Qual. Assurance, Error Prev Act

A1039 [Van Drew, Jeff/Mayer, David R./Albano, Nelson T.+23], Sch. bus-concerns penal. for passing

A1056 [Van Drew, Jeff/Conaway, Herb], Pharmacy Bd.-add two. memb.

A1225 [DeCroce, Alex/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Media literacy-offer instruction

A1325 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher+2], Postpartum depression-concerns

A1510 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Manzo, Louis M./Stender, Linda+2], Pregnant women w/HIV-prenatal care info.

A1650 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J./Johnson, Gordon M.+3], Gang viol. prev.-offer instruction

A1885 [McKeon, John F./Stack, Brian P.], Recreational veh.-concerns

A1940 [Wisniewski, John S./Cohen, Neil M./Chivukula, Upendra J.+4], Pub. util. emp. id, misuse-upgrade penal

A2556 [Holzapfel, James W./Caraballo, Wilfredo/Barnes, Peter J.+1], Assaults against cert. teachers-concerns





THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2006 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

AJR85 [Conaway, Herb/Cryan, Joseph/McKeon, John F.+16], Brain Injury Awareness- March

AJR88 [Munoz, Eric/McKeon, John F.], NY/NJ/Phil. Airspace Redesign-oppose

AJR93 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Hackett, Mims], Harriet Tubman Day-desig. March 10th

AR69 [DeCroce, Alex/Pennacchio, Joseph], US Army's canine corp.-issue stamp

AR110 [Hackett, Mims/Voss, Joan M.], Problem Gambling Awareness Wk.-desig.

AR135 [Quigley, Joan M.], Women's Hist. Month-desig. March 2006

AR136 [Voss, Joan M./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Internatl. Women's Day-March 8, 2006

AR137 [Stender, Linda/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Discrim., women-ratify UN Convention

S213 [Allen, Diane B./Codey, Richard J.+2], Postpartum depression-concerns

S1181 [Gill, Nia H.], Foreclosure procedures-concerns



FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2006



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.

A527 [Panter, Michael J.+1], Leg., PERS cred.-desig. one position

A544 [Hackett, Mims], PERS-concerns purchase of svc. credit

A631 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J.], SPRS accidental death benf.-computation

A1606 [Conaway, Herb+1], TPAF-incr. cost of living adjustment

A1628 [Conaway, Herb], Prostate cancer screening-req SHBP cover

A1681 [Beck, Jennifer], Dual health benf. coverage-concerns

A1754 [Greenwald, Louis D./Roberts, Joseph J./Mayer, David R.+3], PFRS, 1st yr. svc-accidental death benf.

S508 [Gill, Nia H.], PFRS, CPFPF, PERS-prov. addl. SHBP benf.

S544 [Buono, Barbara/Weinberg, Loretta], Cervical cancer-health insur. coverage

S899 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Grace's Law-child hearing aids coverage



MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006



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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

S341 [Bark, Martha W.], Energy Star products-req. St. to purch.

S468 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Income tax-unincorp. constr. contractors

S530 [Buono, Barbara/Rice, Ronald L.], Prop. tax exemp.-facade improvements

S663 [Bryant, Wayne R./Turner, Shirley K.], Taxpayer prop. tax relief subacct-estab.

S795 [James, Sharpe/Asselta, Nicholas], Performing art ctrs-remove support limit

S834 [Karcher, Ellen], Interstate Compact for Horse Racing Lic.

S1070 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.+2], Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$1,263,166

S1469 [Turner, Shirley K./Allen, Diane B./Bryant, Wayne R.], St. monitor-concerns appt.

in sch. dist.

S1470 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-concerns

S1471 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara+1], Cigarette tax rev. bonds-fd. cert. proj.

SCR78 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], St. transp. sys.-motor fuels tax fd.



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A989 [Stender, Linda/Gusciora, Reed+2], Magazine subscriptions-concerns

S131 [Gormley, William L./Adler, John H.+1], Telemarketing sales calls, cert-concerns

S543 [Buono, Barbara/Allen, Diane B.], Pharmacy Bd.-adds two memb.

S949 [Gill, Nia H.], Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab

S1128 [Coniglio, Joseph], Cellular phone svc.-concerns contracts

S1208 [Turner, Shirley K.], Auto body repair fac.-liab. insur.

S1447 [Cardinale, Gerald/Lesniak, Raymond J.+1], Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S1049 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Fort Monmouth Redevel. Auth.-creates

S1472 [Karcher, Ellen/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Fort Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth. Act



*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S556 [Smith, Bob], Preservation of Landfill Space Act

S574 [McNamara, Henry P./Buono, Barbara], Hunting, computer-assisted-proh.

S1455 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Vessels, cert.-proh. taking fish

S1473 [Adler, John H.], Site remediation grants-concerns

A764 [Gordon, Robert M./McKeon, John F.], Hunting, computer-assisted-proh.











MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006 (continued)



Senate State Government Meeting

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Transportation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

The Committee will not meet.



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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.



*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.

A1596 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Door to door sales emp.-crim. hist check

A2098 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A2688 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Burzichelli, John J.], Economic devel. activities-concerns

A2692 [Panter, Michael J./Burzichelli, John J./Thompson, Samuel D.], Fort Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth. Act



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A247 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Moriarty, Paul D./Gusciora, Reed], Tickets of admission-concerns resale

A250 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Mayer, David R./Moriarty, Paul D.], Toy Safety Act

A428 [Mayer, David R./Moriarty, Paul D.+1], Yo-Yo Waterballs-bans sale

A924 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R./Van Drew, Jeff+38], Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

A1152 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Shopping ctr. leases-concerns

A1698 [Fisher, Douglas H./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+26], Tax preparation svcs.-concerns

A2588 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Passenger auto-concerns spare tire

A2686 [Moriarty, Paul D./Mayer, David R.+1], Bikes w/quick release wheels-proh. sale



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A242 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Van Drew, Jeff], Abandoned Cemetery Preserv. Fd.-estab.

A1202 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+3], Mortgages of record-concern cancellation

A1735 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Bail bonds & enforcement agents-concerns

A1923 [Burzichelli, John J./Van Drew, Jeff/Albano, Nelson T.], Liquor law liab. insur. claims-concerns

A2013 [Bateman, Christopher], Auto. Insur Risk Exchange bd-revise memb

A2514 [Cohen, Neil M.], Loc. govt. off.-concerns bond coverage



*Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A1116 [Rooney, John E.], Prescription drug labels-concerns

A1467 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], Prescription exp. date-req. on label

A2454 [Bateman, Christopher], Prescription drug label-concerns

A2493 [Manzo, Louis M.+1], Jersey Asst. Community Caregivers prog.

A2537 [Greenstein, Linda R./Conaway, Herb], Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry

A2656 [Johnson, Gordon M./Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Stack, Brian P.+2], Prescription Drug Retail Price Registry

A2683 [Conaway, Herb/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], CeaseFire pilot prog.;$4M



*Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The chairman will invite union representatives of the higher education community to provide testimony on faculty and staff priorities.

A859 [Stanley, Craig A./Conners, Jack/Vas, Joseph+2], Dana Christmas Scholarship Prog.-estab.

A2750 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Mayer, David R.+6], St. coll. bd. of trustees-adds 2 emp.













MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006 (continued)



*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

In addition, the Committee will hear testimony from invited guests concerning affordable housing and the Fair Housing Act.

A1506 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], Pol. dist. maps-file w/ sch bd/fire dist

A2180 [Gusciora, Reed], Loc. off.-concerns residency req.

A2486 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], Devel. application-notice req.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 12, 4th Fl., State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A640 [Rumpf, Brian E./Bramnick, Jon M./Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Escapees apprehension costs-concerns

A1661 [Barnes, Peter J./Vas, Joseph/Diegnan, Patrick J./Albano, Nelson T.+2], DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense

A1675 [Barnes, Peter J./Cohen, Neil M.], Organized retail theft-criminalizes

A1741 [Johnson, Gordon M./Barnes, Peter J.], Body Armor Replacement Fd.-concerns

A2025 [Albano, Nelson T./Van Drew, Jeff], Michael's Law-concerns

A2322 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Victims of crime-revise statutes

A2334 [Bramnick, Jon M.], Incarceration costs-cert. inmates pay

S273 [Sarlo, Paul A./Girgenti, John A.+1], Retail theft, organized-crime



*Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

The Committee will not meet.



*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 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

Harriet Kass and Angie McGuire of John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University have been invited to testify on emerging issues in telecommunications policy.

A357 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Alternative electrical energy-concerns

A383 [Chatzidakis, Larry/McHose, Alison Littell], Renewable energy devices-concerns

A792 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Nat. gas pipeline safety viol-incr penal

A2099 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove

S344 [Bark, Martha W./Allen, Diane B.], Renewable energy devices-concerns



THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2006



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2006



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



TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2006



SENATE QUORUM 12:45 AM Senate Chambers



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers



JOINT SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message