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Vol. XXIX No. 38 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: June 10, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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

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 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

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

10:30 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2006 Budget. Department of the Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts: New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation. (Hearing continued from May 24).



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A1251 [Stanley, Craig A./Conners, Jack], Dana Christmas Scholarship Prog.-estab.

A3478 [Stanley, Craig A.], Kindergarten-Oct. 1, uniform elig. date

A3904 [Stanley, Craig A.], Special Ed. Review Comm.-estab.

S2417 [Adler, John H./Turner, Shirley K.+3], Special Ed. Review Comm.-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.

A3225 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], Host community benf.-concerns

A3352 [Burzichelli, John J./Roberts, Joseph J.], Natural resources-concerns damage pymt.

A3751 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.+1], Pub. Dam Rehab. Proj. Bond Act

A4078 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Pineland Devel. Cred. Bank-extend date





MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2005 (continued)



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting (continued)

A4089 [Wisniewski, John S.], Property, contaminated-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4154 [Gordon, Robert M./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry+1], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

A4155 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J./Wisniewski, John S.], Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns

A4156 [Sires, Albio/Voss, Joan M./Pou, Nellie], Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans

ACR246 [Weinberg, Loretta/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-approve plan



Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Previte, Mary T.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4158 [Previte, Mary T.], Child protective svcs.-concerns

A4159 [Previte, Mary T.], Assaults, DHS emp-concerns

A4160 [Greenstein, Linda R./Roberts, Joseph J.], Sex offenders, homeless-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.

The Committee will be taking testimony from various officials from Salem County regarding how Delaware's jurisdiction over portions of New Jersey's shore along the Delaware River

will effect emergency response in that area.

A1206 [Quigley, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick+1], Fire emerg. procedures-concerns

A2817 [Quigley, Joan M./Cohen, Neil M.], Med. examiner sys.-creates

A4091 [Quigley, Joan M.], Autopsy-concerns secure fac.

AR70 [Bodine, Francis L./Connors, Christopher J.], Khalid Shaikh Mohammed-commends capture

Pending Referral:

A3169 [Scalera, Frederick/Stack, Brian P./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A686 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H.], Police off, retired-concerns firearms

A4016 [Fisher, Douglas H./Barnes, Peter J.+5], Sex offender-satellite-based monitoring

A4067 [Azzolina, Joseph/Barnes, Peter J.], Sex offender, high risk-concerns

A4068 [Munoz, Eric+24], Jessica Lunsford Act

A4118 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Sex offenders, cert-satellite monitoring

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4157 [Cohen, Neil M.], changes sec. of "Law Against Discrimination".



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A1820 [Egan, Joseph V./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Union recognition-concerns

A2941 [Egan, Joseph V./Manzo, Louis/Gordon, Robert M.+5], Unemp. tax avoidance-deter

A3812 [Wisniewski, John S.+4], Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns

A4020 [Fisher, Douglas H.], Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4161 [Roberts, Joseph J.], est. wage standards for building service contr.

A4162 [Van Drew, Jeff], concer. grievance arbitration clause in public emp. neg. agreement

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2005 (continued)



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

Invited guests will provide information about advance directives for health care

and end-of-life decisions.



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

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

A2134 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A4070 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Cryan, Joseph], Primary election ballots-concerns

A4134 [Steele, Alfred E.], Sheriff's off.-clarifies general power

A4147 [Steele, Alfred E.], Pol subdivision-concern leave of absence



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will hear testimony from David Ewing of the Council of

State Governments on federal transportation issues.

A2399 [McKeon, John F./Hackett, Mims/Wisniewski, John S.], Pregnant women-temp handicapped placards

A2544 [Johnson, Gordon M./Weinberg, Loretta], Meadowlands Comm.-concerns

A2775 [Prieto, Vincent/Stack, Brian P.], Tow truck operator-extend responsibility

A3682 [Wisniewski, John S./Van Drew, Jeff+1], MV repairs-regulates use, cert. parts

A3792 [Wisniewski, John S./Prieto, Vincent], Limo operators-concerns

A3949 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Taxicabs-concerns payment

A4136 [Johnson, Gordon M./Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M./Voss, Joan M.], Rail Special Transp. District Act

AR79 [Cryan, Joseph/Stender, Linda+2], Raritan Valley Line-one stop riding

AR80 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Trans-Hudson passenger tunnel-concerns

AR235 [Stender, Linda/Wisniewski, John S.], E-ZPass-pay for gas using Tpk./Parkway

S1831 [Sarlo, Paul A./Sacco, Nicholas J.+3], Meadowlands Comm.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

A4038 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+8], Moving viol.-concerns expungement



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



*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

A3077 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.], Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M

A3157 [Cryan, Joseph/Greenstein, Linda R./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Kean Univ.;$537,965

S28 [Gill, Nia H./Bryant, Wayne R./Kean, Thomas H.], Help Amer. Vote Act, 2002-implement prov

S531 [Girgenti, John A./Coniglio, Joseph+2], Enduring Freedom-scholarship prog.

S1454 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Income tax-unincorp. constr. contractors

S1682 [Martin, Robert J./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Kean Univ.;$537,965

S1760 [Buono, Barbara/Lance, Leonard], Div. of Banking-estab special purpose fd

S1768 [Inverso, Peter A./Turner, Shirley K.], Mercer Co. Coll.;$1.289M

S1949 [Connors, Leonard T./Asselta, Nicholas+1], Greenhead flies-control population;$90K

S2402 [Bryant, Wayne R.], President primary election-prov separate

S2537 [Sarlo, Paul A./Girgenti, John A.], Correctional fac.-concerns

S2538 [Girgenti, John A./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Corrections off.-continuing ed training

S2583 [Codey, Richard J.], Special Needs Housing Fd.-estab

S2586 [Sarlo, Paul A./Buono, Barbara], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S2587 [Smith, Bob], Env. infrastructure proj.-concerns

S2588 [Bryant, Wayne R./Coniglio, Joseph], Env. Infrastructure Trust-make loans



*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

A1079 [Cryan, Joseph/Van Drew, Jeff/Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph+7], Gift cert. and cards-reg.

A2769 [Cohen, Neil M./Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph+4], Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime

S2187 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.+2], Gift certificates-concerns redemption



THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2005 (continued)



*Senate Commerce Meeting (continued)

S2296 [Coniglio, Joseph], Gift cert. and cards-reg.

S2409 [Baer, Byron M.+1], Cemeteries-concerns mgmt. and operation

S2503 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Home inspectors-changes lic. req.

S2548 [Buono, Barbara/Bucco, Anthony R.], Optometrists-continuing ed. prog.

S2562 [Gill, Nia H.], Homesteads-prov. exemp. from attachment

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2617 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Scanning devices, unlawful use-crime



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A2275 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg

S2247 [Sarlo, Paul A./Lesniak, Raymond J.], BPU Bus. Ombudsman-asst. w/ energy issue

S2358 [Asselta, Nicholas/Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], UEZ bus., cert.-energy purch, tax exemp.

S2367 [Adler, John H.], Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg

S2631 [Madden, Fred H./Smith, Bob], Farmland preserv. devel. easement prog.

S2632 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Farmland preserv., Highlands Region;$15M

S2633 [Turner, Shirley K.], Farmland preserv., nonprofit org;$5.015M

S2634 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Farmland preserv. purposes;$46.225M

S2635 [Karcher, Ellen/Bryant, Wayne R.], Farmland preserv., co. and mun;$31.415M

S2636 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], SPCA-reorg.



Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

A1860 [Cohen, Neil M./Chivukula, Upendra J./Gordon, Robert M./Voss, Joan M.+5], Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

A2196 [Cryan, Joseph/Vas, Joseph/Chivukula, Upendra J.+5], Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb.

S937 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb.

S1860 [Smith, Bob], Wood/paper products-concern St contracts

S2475 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays

S2612 [Smith, Bob], Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits

S2621 [Smith, Bob], Property valuation-concerns

S2640 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Open space acquisition;$65.822M

S2641 [Coniglio, Joseph], Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$25.289M

S2642 [Karcher, Ellen/Turner, Shirley K.], Open space acquisition, central NJ;$16M

S2643 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.], Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$13.845M

S2644 [Rice, Ronald L.], Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$26.7M

S2645 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$150K

Pending Referral:

A2262 [Gusciora, Reed], Spill Act-prot. from contrib. suits



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

A3482 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A./McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M.+11],

Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

S1133 [Smith, Bob], Absentee ballots-expands availability

S1370 [Adler, John H.], Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns

S1435 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Absentee ballots-concerns

S2145 [Kean, Thomas H./Gill, Nia H.+1], Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

S2234 [Vitale, Joseph F.], SHBP-cert. unions participate

S2397 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Absentee ballots-concerns

S2471 [Kenny, Bernard F./Lance, Leonard], St. emp. under SHBP-concerns

SCR130 [Kenny, Bernard F./Martin, Robert J.], Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent



Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A3602 [Sires, Albio/Voss, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S./Stack, Brian P.+3], Traffic calming measures-rds. near sch.

S2611 [Karcher, Ellen/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Trucks viol. rt. ordinances-incr. fines



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Assembly Speaker



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A3851 [Caraballo, Wilfredo+17], Rental-purch. agreements-reg.

A4001 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Cryan, Joseph/Gusciora, Reed/Vas, Joseph+6], Identity Theft Prev. Act



*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The committee will review mental health treatment in juvenile correctional facilities

and Danielle's Law regulations.



THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2005 (continued)



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ



Homeland Security Awareness Exercise 9:00 AM

The Homeland Security Branch within the New Jersey State Police will be conducting security awareness training throughout the Capitol Complex that will utilize State, county and local units that respond to threats and other emergencies.





FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2005



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting 3:00 PM Multi-Purpose Room of the Rutgers Student Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

The Commission will receive a briefing from Ms. Ingrid Reed, of the Eagleton NJ Project, Rutgers University, regarding the committee of academics who have formed to offer advice and assistance to the commission.



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

Hudson County Community College, 25 journal Square,

Jersey City, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Abbott Subcommittee will meet to discuss issues pertaining to Early Childhood

teacher preparation and professional development systems.



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



*Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests, including representatives of the

Port Authority of New York and NJ, concerning the operations and safety of Teterboro

Airport in Bergen County.



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



WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2005



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

Al Koeppe, Chair of the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation Board (NJ SCC)

and John Spencer, CEO of the New Jersey SCC will appear before the Subcommittee

on School Facilities and Construction.



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