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Vol. XXX No. 17 INTERNET UPDATE V CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: March 7, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006



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, 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.





THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006 (continued)



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 Attorney General's Office, State Parole Board, Department of Corrections and the County Prosecutors' Association 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



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will examine the record of the implementation of the "Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative"and will also receive an update on Sudan divestitures.



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.

A2813 [Wisniewski, John S.], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

ACR182 [Wisniewski, John S], State transportation system-motor fuels tax fd.













MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

S143 [Connors, Leonard T.], Poppies, sale of-remove time restriction

S246 [Palaia, Joseph A./Allen, Diane B.+2], Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns

S265 [Sarlo, Paul A./Weinberg, Loretta], Child product safety-concerns

S275 [Sarlo, Paul A./Lesniak, Raymond J.+1], Fraternal benf. societies-concerns

S322 [Madden, Fred H.], NJT annual report-concerns data

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

S379 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], E-ZPass transponder-concern lost, stolen

S399 [Martin, Robert J.], Insur. fd commissioners-auth appt.

S460 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate

S555 [Smith, Bob], Working dogs-concerns cert. access

S597 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Charitable clothing bins-concerns

S644 [Girgenti, John A.], Constable training-concerns

S650 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Graffiti-auth. mechanisms to abate

S695 [Weinberg, Loretta], Dog lic. fee-mun. set amt.

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

S942 [Singer, Robert W./Rice, Ronald L.], Long-term care fac.-concerns

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

S993 [Buono, Barbara+1], Harassment prev., pub. sch.-concerns

S1047 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kean, Thomas H.], Devel. Disab. Div. fac.-concerns

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

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

S1070 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.+4], Hist. preserv. proj. grants;$1,263,166

S1217 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Child Abuse/Neglect Task Force-concerns

S1221 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+2], UMDNJ-concern bd. of trustees

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

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

S1470 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Doria, Joseph V.], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-concerns

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

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

SJR24 [Turner, Shirley K.], Gifted, Talented Student Mo.-desig March

SR12 [Madden, Fred H./Kean, Thomas H.], Healthy Mothers, Babies Mo.-May 2006

SR14 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Gormley, William L.+1], Solid Waste Env Reg Clarification RR Act

SR26 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.+6], Rutgers Univ.-retain Douglass College



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S192 [Doria, Joseph V./Bucco, Anthony R.], Cable tv svc.-concerns regulation



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.

to be a member of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Oliver B. Quinn, Esq. of Plainfield to replace Christopher Paladino, resigned, 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 a member of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Robert J. Del Tufo, Esq. of Princeton to replace Sonia Delgado, resigned, 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



Assembly Appropriations Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

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

A2678 [Cryan, Joseph], Alco. bev. permits, special-issuance

A2684 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], St. monitor-concerns appt. in sch. dist.

A2765 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Child Advocate Office-concerns

A2813 [Wisniewski, John S.], Transp. Trust Fd. Auth. Act-concerns

S168 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Alco. bev. permits, special-issuance ACR182 [Wisneiwski, John S.], motor fuel tax

MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006 (continued)



Assembly Budget Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Chairman has invited Philip D. Murphy, the Chairman of Governor Codey's Pension

and Benefits Review Task Force to address the Committee.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2827 [Greenwald, Louis D./Malone, Joseph R.], St. Auditor-concerns duties



Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will hear testimony on the use of eminent domain for

economic development purposes.



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A1626 [Conaway, Herb], Physicians jt negotiations w/insur-defer

A1876 [McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M./Scalera, Frederick+1], Money Transmitters Act-revises

For Discussion Only:

A1285 [Manzo, Louis M.], Regional Network Health Benf Plan Prog



*Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A1324 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher], Vaccines containing mercury-elim. use

AR55 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Prev. Act

A2818 [Cohen, Neil M.], UMDNJ-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2828 [Cohen, Neil M./McKeon, John F], Authorizes iss. of cig.tax revenue bonds by NJEDA to fund State capital proj. inc.$150 million for stem cell research facilities and $50 million

A2900 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], increas. voting mem. from 11 to 23



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 12:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will discuss the delay in the implementation of the "Lead Hazard Control Assistance Act" (P.L.2003, c.311).



Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:30 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A734 [Blee, Francis J.+1], Lic. person-concerns resid. disclosure

A1317 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher], Prof. counselors-concerns lic.

A1711 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Cohen, Neil M.+3], Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation

For Discussion Only:

A2520 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Electronic security sys.-concerns



TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2006



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

The Chairman has invited testimony from several departments and the State Auditor

on the current state of Medicaid fraud prevention in NJ



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