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Vol. XXIX No. 29 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: May 6, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes







MONDAY, MAY 9, 2005



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Law and Public Safety.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:30 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Environmental Protection.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs.



TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2005



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste and the Assembly Judiciary Joint Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. McKeon, John F./Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committees will recieve testimony from invited individuals, including representatives of

the United States Envionomental Protection Agency and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, concerning asbestos contamination at the former W.R.

Grace Zonolite plant in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.



WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2005



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Education.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for Higher Educational Services.



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Personnel.





THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005



*SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A208 [Previte, Mary T./Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.+7], Kinship Legal Guardianship Notification

A649 [Stender, Linda/Roberts, Joseph J./Vas, Joseph/Stack, Brian P.], Traffic control signals-interference

A669 [Van Drew, Jeff/Carroll, Michael Patrick/Manzo, Louis/Gordon, Robert M.+14], Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads

A729 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Fireworks-proh. in cert. bldgs

A1981 [Cryan, Joseph/Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+2], Will registry-estab.

A1988 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Manzo, Louis], Post-polio sequelae awareness-estab.

A2047 [Smith, Robert J./Burzichelli, John J.+1], Co. recording auth-concern cert document

A2173 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Vas, Joseph+3], Crim. trespass-concerns

A2566 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M./Chiappone, Anthony+1], Private investigators-revise law

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

A3058 [Prieto, Vincent/Stack, Brian P./Cohen, Neil M./Holzapfel, James W.+4], Aircraft rental-photo ID req.

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

A3673 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry+3], Abandoned prop.-concerns

A3710 [Sires, Albio/Manzo, Louis+1], Mayor, council memb-incr. term of office

S240 [Coniglio, Joseph], Underground storage tank grants-concerns

S342 [Sarlo, Paul A./Coniglio, Joseph], Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads

S753 [Turner, Shirley K.], Earned income tax cred.-notification

S944 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Turner, Shirley K.], Defibrillator-req. in health club

S1602 [Allen, Diane B.], Kinship Legal Guardianship Notification

S1609 [Karcher, Ellen/Palaia, Joseph A.], Specialty acute care children hosp-desig

S1620 [Asselta, Nicholas/Madden, Fred H.], Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

S1722 [Coniglio, Joseph], Debt adjusters, lic.-estab. addl. req.

S1738 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Doria, Joseph V.+2], Aircraft rental-photo ID req.

S1885 [Madden, Fred H.], Pet cemeteries-proh. maintenance fees

S1937 [Doria, Joseph V./Asselta, Nicholas], Contract bidding req.-concerns

S1956 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.], Crim. trespass-concerns

S1969 [Sarlo, Paul A./Palaia, Joseph A.], Traffic control signals-interference

S2085 [Vitale, Joseph F./Lance, Leonard+2], Emerg. Health Powers Act

S2112 [Gill, Nia H./Rice, Ronald L.+4], Sr. cit. resid. lease-early termination

S2133 [Rice, Ronald L.+1], Planning, zoning bd. memb.-prov educ req

S2161 [Karcher, Ellen/Madden, Fred H.+1], Domestic viol.-concerns

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

S2167 [Adler, John H./Gill, Nia H.], Health benf.-cert. dependents, cert. emp

S2203 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Mayor, council memb-incr. term of office

S2215 [Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Persons on parole-concerns voting rights

S2243 [Rice, Ronald L.], Abandoned prop.-concerns

S2309 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Hall of Fame-estab.

S2346 [Bark, Martha W./Doria, Joseph V.], Electric and gas svc-concern procurement

S2417 [Adler, John H./Turner, Shirley K.], Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab.

SR57 [Karcher, Ellen/Littell, Robert E.+1], Mil. bases in NJ-urge Cong. to keep open















THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Diane B. Cohen of Mauricetown for the term prescribed by law.

Sallyanne Floria of Cedar Grove for the term prescribed by law.

Bryan Garruto of East Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

Glenn Grant of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.

Harriet Klein of Maplewood for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas Lyons of Mountainside for the term prescribed by law.

Amy O'Connor of Johnsonburg for the term prescribed by law.

Edward Ryan of North Brunswick for the term prescribed by law.

Peter Ryan of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.

Marie Simonelli of Fairfield for the term prescribed by law.



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. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

A3335 [Vas, Joseph/Cryan, Joseph], Personal prop.-concerns cert. taxes

A3612 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.+30], Dam restoration/repair proj.-finan.

A5269 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenstein, Linda R.], St. constit convention-prop. tax reform

ACR25 [Roberts, Joseph J.], St. constit. convention-prop. tax reform

S2177 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Littell, Robert E.+7], Dam restoration/repair proj.-finan.



*Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget: Small Business Round table has been Canceled.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget: Health Roundtable. (Rescheduled from April 26)



*Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

A3165 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes, Peter J.+1], Door to door sales emp.-crim. hist check

A3770 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Mayer, David R.], Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A3834 [Fisher, Douglas H.+15], Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req.

A3860 [Weinberg, Loretta/Steele, Alfred E.+2], Motion Picture Comm.-expand pub. memb.

A3898 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Roberts, Joseph J./Vas, Joseph], SMART Research, Devel. Compact-ratifies



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A3326 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.+43], Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

A3851 [Caraballo, Wilfredo+12], Rental-purch. agreements-reg.

A3881 [Fisher, Douglas H./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+28], Tax preparation svcs.-concerns

A3945 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Malone, Joseph R.], Contact lens dispensing-proh. w/out lic.

A3950 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Quigley, Joan M.], Telephone calling cards-disclose terms



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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A406 [Van Drew, Jeff/Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.+1], Auto insur policies-

concern cancellation

A3440 [Cohen, Neil M.], Health savings accts.-estab.

A3623 [Cohen, Neil M.], Svc. contracts-concerns

A3980 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Standard nonforfeiture law-revises

S2298 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Standard nonforfeiture law-revises



*Assembly Federal Relations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.









THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2005 (continued)



*Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

The committee will receive a briefing on the results of a child health & development initiative that relates to early childhood health & school readiness issues. AR-275 (pending intro&referral) designates June 2005 "Aphasia Awareness Month" is on agenda.

A3729 [Weinberg, Loretta/Voss, Joan M.+1], Asperger's Syndrome Pilot Initiative

A4071 [Weinberg, Loretta/Voss, Joan M.], Cervical Cancer Prev. Task Force-estab.

AR265 [Weinberg, Loretta], Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness



*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1485 [Wisniewski, John S./Hackett, Mims/Scalera, Frederick], Fire resistance furnishings-higher ed.

A2316 [Van Drew, Jeff/Scalera, Frederick], Fire off. and inspectors-concerns

A2786 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Regional Efficiency Aid Prog.-concerns

A3803 [Weinberg, Loretta], Planning, zoning bd. memb.-prov educ req

A3877 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Gusciora, Reed], Devel. applications and defaults-concern

AR64 [Oliver, Sheila Y.+6], St. Aid Catalog for Loc. Govts.



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A963 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J.+1], Sex offenders-concerns

A1095 [Johnson, Gordon M./Pou, Nellie], Law enforcement training-concerns

A2421 [Cryan, Joseph/Oliver, Sheila Y.+1], Tattoo removal-estab. prog. in DOC

A2522 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Driving in an unsafe manner-proh.

A3159 [Wisniewski, John S.], Driver distractions-concerns accidents

A4034 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Therapy svcs., cert.-req. certification



*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.

A1698 [Munoz, Eric], Physicians-concerns disciplinary actions

A3682 [Wisniewski, John S.], MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts

A3983 [Prieto, Vincent/Cohen, Neil M.], Home inspectors-changes lic. req.

A4049 [Sires, Albio], Sports & Exposition Auth.-expands powers



*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

A4055 [Van Drew, Jeff], Tourism Restructuring Act



*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A3798 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], Light or heat providers-clarifies law

A4082 [Gordon, Robert M./Greenstein, Linda R.], Computer crimes-concerns

AR266 [Scalera, Frederick], Wireless phone prov.-comply w/standards

AR274 [Van Drew, Jeff/Voss, Joan M.], Do Not Call law-concerns



MONDAY, MAY 16, 2005



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

This date is reserved for a possible meeting on the FY 2006 Budget.



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2005



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Human Services.

(Rescheduled from April 28)











WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2005



Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

This date is reserved for a possible meeting on the FY 2006 Budget.



THURSDAY, MAY 19, 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



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Law and Public Safety.

(Rescheduled from April 21)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:30 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Judiciary.



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Location to be announced.



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM State House Annex, Trenton, NJ



MONDAY, MAY 23, 2005



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2005



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services)



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer).



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

3:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of Treasury and

Interdepartmental Accounts.











WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2005



*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget for the Department of the Treasury and

Interdepartmental Accounts.



*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:30 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services

and the State Treasurer)



THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2005



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet



WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2005



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

Frances C. Smith Center (School No. 50),

1000 South Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Abbott Subcommittee will hear a presentation from representatives of the Association for Children of NJ and Rutgers Graduate School of Education on the preparation and professional development of preschool teachers.



THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2005



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 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 10 business days in advance of the meeting.

A139 [Green, Jerry/Malone, Joseph R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Munoz, Eric+3], Nonprescription formulas, cert.-concerns

A161 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], PERS, TPAF-transfer cert. svc. cred.

A913 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.+2], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

A1526 [Payne, William D.+3], St. pension sys.-reduces vesting req.

A1606 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage

A1800 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Death benf.-concerns

A1891 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], TPAF, PERS-concerns purch. of svc. cred.

A2330 [Van Drew, Jeff/Scalera, Frederick+3], PFRS-concerns cert. retir. benf.

A3586 [Conners, Jack/Johnson, Gordon M./Greenstein, Linda R./Conaway, Herb/Van Drew, Jeff+22], Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

A3717 [Merkt, Richard A.], PERS-concerns memb.

S114 [Inverso, Peter A.+2], PERS-concerns memb.

S377 [Asselta, Nicholas+2], Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

S544 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara+2], Mental health coverage req.-revises

S593 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Elected off.-proh. dual health coverage

S721 [Connors, Leonard T.], Vet-amends definition

S723 [Connors, Leonard T.], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA



MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2005



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 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

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Assembly Speaker



MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



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



THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2005



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced