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Vol. XXX No. 16 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: March 3, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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





MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006 (continued)



*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

A764 [Gordon, Robert M./McKeon, John F.+5], Hunting, computer-assisted-proh.

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



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 1:00 PM 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./Greenstein, Linda R./Lampitt, Pamela R.], 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./Kean, Sean T.+11], 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.+1], 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





MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006 (continued)



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

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

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

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

For Discussion Only:

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



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./Epps, Charles T.], 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/Quigley, Joan M.], 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./Moriarty, Paul D.+6], St. coll. bd. of trustees-adds 2 emp.



Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

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 Floor, 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/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Alternative electrical energy-concerns

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

A792 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Barnes, Peter J./Burzichelli, John J.], 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



Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Fisher, Douglas H.

The Committee has invited the Secretary of Agriculture, Charles M. Kuperus, to address

the committee concerning agriculture and the agricultural community in the state

A809 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Farmland preserv. prop.-concerns

A1223 [DeCroce, Alex/Pennacchio, Joseph+1], Troy Meadows Nat. Area-St. acquire

A1237 [Voss, Joan M./Gordon, Robert M.], Monk parakeet-concerns

A1792 [Karrow, Marcia A.], Farmland, owned by Co/Mun-leasing

S387 [Martin, Robert J.], Troy Meadows Nat. Area-St. acquire



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The Committee will receive testimony from the Education Law Center on the

Abbott Indicators Project.

A882 [Stanley, Craig A.], Thorough & Efficient Pub. Sch. Ed. Comm.

A1363 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Roberts, Joseph J.], Ed. Reform Task Force-estab.



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

Lisa Jackson, the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, has

been invited to discuss the State's environmental priorities for the next two years.

A1839 [Greenstein, Linda R./McKeon, John F.], False info., env. laws-crim. penal.

A1841 [Greenstein, Linda R./McKeon, John F.], Env. laws-incr. civil penal.

A1894 [McKeon, John F./Greenstein, Linda R.], Contaminated sites-concerns remediation

A1895 [McKeon, John F./Greenstein, Linda R.], Industrial estab.-concerns

AR100 [Gusciora, Reed], Fairness, Asbestos Injury Resolution Act

S560 [McNamara, Henry P.+1], Haz. substances, flood plains-concerns



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.

A460 [Green, Jerry/Egan, Joseph V./Johnson, Gordon M.], Campus security plans-

higher ed. instit.

A597 [Malone, Joseph R.+2], Emerg. Svcs. Vol. Award Prog.-loc. vol.

A1929 [Burzichelli, John J./Quigley, Joan M.], Animals, cert.-create emerg. plan

A2702 [Stender, Linda], Port Auth. contracts-concerns transfer

AR138 [Stender, Linda/Sires, Albio/Burzichelli, John J./Schaer, Gary S./Cohen, Neil M./Scalera, Frederick/Payne, WilliamD./Prieto, Vincent/Van Drew, Jeff+5], US port oper-denounce sale to Dubai Port



Assembly Human Services Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will hear testimony from invited representatives of the Department of Human Services concerning child welfare reform and other human services issues within the jurisdiction of the department.



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will receive testimony from the Attoney General's Ofc., State Parole Board, Dept. of Corrections and the County Prosecutors' Assoc. concerning the current procedures for the evaluation, identification and treatment of sex offenders.



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A925 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Collective labor negotiations-concerns

A1512 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], Workplace Viol. Safety Act

A2336 [Bramnick, Jon M.], Workers' comp cases-concern emp expense

A2565 [Van Drew, Jeff/Panter, Michael J.], Incarcerated indiv.-proh temp disab benf



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A641 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J./Conners, Jack], Poppies, sale of-remove time restriction

A1456 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Vet. civil svc. preference-expand elig.

A2359 [Van Drew, Jeff/Albano, Nelson T./Conners, Jack+1], Indigent vets-concerns burial

A2610 [Conners, Jack/Panter, Michael J.], GSP-desig. as POW-MIA memorial hwy.

A2726 [Conners, Jack/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Women Vet. Comm.-estab.

ACR96 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference



THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006 (continued)



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Hackett, Mims

A806 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R./Wisniewski, John S.], Religious societies-clarify incorp. law

A1622 [Conaway, Herb+1], Deputy superintendent of elections-estab

AR142 [Sires, Albio], Hungarian Uprising-comm. 50th anniv.



Assembly Transportation and Public Works Meeting 10:00 AM Committee room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A-2813-Wisniewski-Changes various provisions of "NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority." ACR-182-Wisniewski-State transportation system-motor fuels tax fd.



MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S1478 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta], Child Advocate Office-concerns

SJR29 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Mo-March



*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.

Considered:

to be a member of the Atlantic County Board of Taxation:

Robert Campbell, Sr. of Mays Landing for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Roberto Alcazar of Elizabeth for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Banking and Insurance:

Steven M. Goldman, Esq. of Woodcliff Lake to replace Holly Bakke, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be Superintendent of the State Police:

Colonel Joseph Ricardo Fuentes of Rutherford for the term prescribed by law.



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