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Vol. XXVIII No. 57 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: September 21, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2004



Assembly Education Meeting 4:00 PM John F. Kennedy High School, 61-127 Preakness Avenue, Paterson, NJ

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

For Discussion Only:

A2643 [Stanley, Craig A.], Sch. dist. monitoring-concerns



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004



*ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

The Voting Session has been CANCELED. The Assembly schedule will be as follows:

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet (rescheduled from 9/20/04)

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet (rescheduled from 9/20/04)



*Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asw. Watson-Coleman, Bonnie

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Budget Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Commissioner of the Department of Human Services will discuss the progress of, and on going work on, the reform of Child Protective Services.



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

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

A669 [Van Drew, Jeff/Carroll, Michael Patrick/Manzo, Louis+8], Telephone lines-proh unsolicited fax ads

S836 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.+1], Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3251 [Voss, Joan M./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A1080 [Cryan, Joseph/Barnes, Peter J./Chiappone, Anthony+1], Identity Theft Prev. Act

A1874 [Cohen, Neil M.], Manufacturer rebates-proh. deceptive ads

A2894 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Fisher, Douglas H.], Notaries-crim. background check req.

A2930 [Cohen, Neil M.], Charitable regis.-concerns

A3010 [Mayer, David R./Smith, Robert J.], Yo-Yo Waterballs-bans sale



*Assembly Federal Relations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.

















THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 (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.

A2462 [Russo, David C./Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Insur. guaranty fds.-concern cert claims

A2872 [Cohen, Neil M.], Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd-revises

A2873 [Cohen, Neil M.], Prop.-Liab. Insur. Guaranty Assn-revises

A2907 [Cohen, Neil M.], HMO-concerns risk based capital req.

A2914 [Steele, Alfred E./Conners, Jack], Admin. supervision of insurers-concerns

S702 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Gill, Nia H.], Prop.-Liab. Insur Guaranty Assn-concerns

S1579 [Gill, Nia H./Doria, Joseph V.], Admin. supervision of insurers-concerns

S1581 [Gill, Nia H./Doria, Joseph V.], Surplus Lines Insur. Guaranty Fd-revises



*Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A367 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Vandervalk, Charlotte+4], Med. Care for Pers. w/Devel Disab Comm

A666 [Conover, Kirk W./Blee, Francis J.+24], Disabled-estab. co. off.

A1086 [Johnson, Gordon M./Weinberg, Loretta/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Previte, Mary T.+27], Community Food Pantry Fd-vol.contrib.

A2576 [Cohen, Neil M.], UMDNJ bd.-incr. voting memb.

AJR82 [Cryan, Joseph/Conners, Jack+4], Vol. Blood Donor Awareness Mo.-Sept.

AJR96 [Van Drew, Jeff], Children's Dental Health Mo.-desig. Feb.

SJR32 [Singer, Robert W./Vitale, Joseph F.], Lung Cancer Awareness Mo-desig. November

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3256 [Roberts, Joseph J./Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Barnes, Peter J.], "Blood-Borne Disease Harm Reduction Act"

A3257 [Sires, Albio/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Gusciora, Reed/Weinberg, Loretta/ Roberts, Joseph J.], Permits limited Pharmacy sale of syringes and needles without a prescription



*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1467 [Wisniewski, John S.], Performance guarantee-auth. extension

A1632 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp

A1683 [Munoz, Eric+2], Buildout analysis-incl in reexam. report

A1836 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Passaic Valley Sewerage Comm.-concerns

A1837 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+1], No Jersey Dist Water Supply Comm-concern

A2334 [Chiappone, Anthony], Disab. person's svc, guide dog-concerns

S155 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3254 [Fisher, Douglas H.], Requires buildout analysis as part of reexamination report

A3255 [Green, Jerry], Sch.-time curfew ordinance-mun. adopt

















THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004 (continued)



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A530 [Biondi, Peter J.], Body armor-reg. sale and possession

A2178 [Cryan, Joseph+1], Water utilities-background checks req

A2243 [Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph], Defibrillator grant prog.-estab.

A2741 [Barnes, Peter J.], Intoxicated Driv. Resource Ctr.-incr req

A2742 [Barnes, Peter J.], DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense

A2743 [Barnes, Peter J.], Driv. while revoked-incr. prison term

S1502 [Buono, Barbara/Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Driv. while revoked-incr. prison term

S1503 [Buono, Barbara/Sarlo, Paul A.], DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense



*Assembly Regulated Professions and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A661 [Blee, Francis J./Previte, Mary T.+1], Lic. person-concerns resid. disclosure

A1120 [Azzolina, Joseph/Wisniewski, John S.+1], Malt alco. bev.-concerns sales

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

A2487 [Biondi, Peter J./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Dental hygienists-concerns ed.

A2772 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Mun. Land Use Law-revises filing req.

A2773 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Dental hygienists-incr. ed training req.

A2776 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns

A3168 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Cohen, Neil M.], Court reporters-certifies

S1028 [Cardinale, Gerald], Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3215 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Cohen, Neil M.], Home improvement contractor-concerns

A3258 [Impreveduto, Anthony], delays implementation of "Contractors' Reg. Act"



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

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A3097 [Cohen, Neil M.], Cell phone prov.-disclosing number proh.

AR168 [Scalera, Frederick/Van Drew, Jeff], Cable tv-concerns family programming

AR182 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Eagler, Peter C.], Fed. energy efficiencystandards-enact

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3208 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Eagler, Peter C.], Nat. gas pipeline safety viol-incr penal



*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

A2989 [Van Drew, Jeff], Casino industry-concerns reg.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3214 [Roberts, Joseph J./Van Drew, Jeff], Casino gambling reg.-concerns

A3217 [Van Drew, Jeff], CRDA admin. prog.-revise elig. criteria



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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



MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2004



*SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [1] Committees scheduled to meet (rescheduled from 9/20/04)

1:00 PM: Group [2] Committees scheduled to meet (rescheduled from 9/20/04)

Voting Session:

A3007 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Striped bass-concerns limits

S1691 [Asselta, Nicholas/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Striped bass-concerns limits



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

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

A2361 [Wisniewski, John S.], Mun. redevel. agencies-concerns

S132 [Connors, Leonard T.], Group homes, tax-exempt-St. aid to mun.

S735 [Turner, Shirley K.], Prop. owned by co.-concern cert. leases

S1020 [Cardinale, Gerald], Revaluation firms-conflicts of interest

S1106 [Rice, Ronald L.], Housing constr.-bus. receiving St. fds

S1313 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Mobile home park-multiple dwelling

























MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2004 (continued)



*Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will receive testimony from the Department of Education concerning issues related to teacher certification.

A200 [Voss, Joan M./Stanley, Craig A./Vas, Joseph+1], Sch. fac. demo. proj.-concern selection

A1205 [Quigley, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick/Vandervalk, Charlotte+5], Students' SS no.-proh. display

A2257 [Blee, Francis J./Conover, Kirk W.], Scholarship foundations-estab.

S446 [Kean, Thomas H.], Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation

S705 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. crisis response plan-subcomm.;$3M

S1180 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. fac.-community sch. proj.

S1636 [Turner, Shirley K.], Students' SS no.-proh. display



*Senate Environment Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

A3007 [Smith, Robert J./Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Striped bass-concerns limits

S1691 [Asselta, Nicholas/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Striped bass-concerns limits



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

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A1098 [Johnson, Gordon M./Greenstein, Linda R./Stack, Brian P.+1], Elderly Suicide Prev. Advisory Council

S480 [Buono, Barbara+1], Sick child care ctrs.-tax cred.

S1121 [Rice, Ronald L.], Rodent control, Abbott sch. dist;$1.56M

S1445 [Vitale, Joseph F./Girgenti, John A.+1], Alt. to Discipline Prog., nurses-estab.

S1577 [Allen, Diane B./Madden, Fred H.], Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force

S1664 [Singer, Robert W.], Elderly Suicide Prev. Advisory Council

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1804 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], Health Care Prof. Responsibility Act



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, N.J

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee will hear testimony with respect to matters of homeland security,

preparedness and response.

Considered:

to be a member of the Advisory Board on Carnival Amusement Ride Safety:

Carol Kaplan of Hoboken to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management:

Mary Ellen Lyons of Wayne to replace Donald Bryan, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

Mary E. Marchetta of Princeton to replace Peter Lillo, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Board of Higher Education Student Assistance Authority:

William B. Rogers, Ph.D. of Wharton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Capital City Redevelopment Corporation:

Martin Paul Johnson of Trenton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of The College of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Reverend Darrell L. Armstrong of Ewing to replace Thomas Bracken, for the term prescribed by law.

Patricia A. Mueller of Haddonfield to replace Harry Sloan Reichard, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission:

David H. Knight of Hopewell to replace Samuel Herzog, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Domestic Security Preparedness Task Force:

Herbert E. Spiegel, Ph.D. of Cedar Grove to replace Lydia Lee Sohn, Ph.D., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Election Law Enforcement Commission:

Peter J. Tober, Esq. of Bridgewater to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Kean University - Board of Trustees:

Ada Morell of Monroe Township to replace Lowell Harwood, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board:

George M. McCarthy of Highland Park to replace Anthony A. Sierchio, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Montclair State University - Board of Trustees:

John L. McGoldrick, Esq. of Princeton to replace Murray Cole, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ City University - Board of Trustees:

Henry A. Coleman, Ph.D. of Woodbridge to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commerce and Economic Growth Commission Board of Directors:

Joseph A. Fede of Colonia to replace Peter Novello, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.















MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2004 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the NJ Cultural Trust Board of Trustees:

Peter G. Chen, CPA, Esq. of Holmdel to replace Esther Silver-Parker, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust - Board of Directors:

Gerald T. Keenan of Cranbury to replace Barton Harrison, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Institute of Technology University Board of Trustees:

David J. Samuel of Sayreville to replace John N. Bain, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Public Employment Relations Commission:

Cheryl G. Fuller, CPA of Maplewood to replace Ellen Sandman, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Council on the Arts:

Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. of Lawrenceville to replace Dolores Kirk, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Anthony S. Graziano of Lacey to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Richard E. Hall of Waretown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors:

James E. Cleary of South Amboy to replace Robert Bogart, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Professional Planners:

Joseph M. Petrongolo, CLA, RLA, PP of Blackwood to replace John Kellogg, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Thomas A. Edison State College - Board of Trustees:

Rosita Saez of Glassboro to replace Christopher Daggett, Ed.D., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Urban Enterprise Zone Authority:

Lewis V. Hurd of Franklin Township to replace Marco Navarro, for the term prescribed by law.



*Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

A826 [Greenstein, Linda R.+3], Advanced practice nurses-concerns

S194 [Smith, Bob], Card-check-concerns emp. representation

S612 [Allen, Diane B.], Youth Emp./After Sch Incentive Prog;$25K

S889 [Turner, Shirley K.], Pub. Emp. Flexibility Act

S1319 [Turner, Shirley K.], Advanced practice nurses-concerns



*Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

S638 [Coniglio, Joseph+2], Vet. benefits elig.-extend

S672 [Connors, Leonard T.], Surviving spouse, cert. vet-annual comp

S1044 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Police off applicant fitness-investigate

S1246 [Bark, Martha W./Palaia, Joseph A.], DOC contracts-concerns

For Discussion Only:

A1588 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.], Contractors-concerns background checks

S587 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H.+1], Contractors-concerns background checks

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1815 [Girgenti, John/Bucco, Anthony R.], Revises stat. gov. NJ Fireman's Assoc.



*Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

10:30 AM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

A2697 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Hist. site prop. tax exemp.-clarifies

S1382 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Connors, Leonard T.], Rents received, charitable org-not taxed

S1584 [Turner, Shirley K.], Hist. site prop. tax exemp.-clarifies

S1749 [Adler, John H./Gormley, William L.], Gambling promo., large-scale-incr. penal

S1750 [Adler, John H./Gormley, William L.], Gambling kingpins-concerns



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



Assembly Education & Assembly Federal Relations Joint Hearing

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Stanley, Craig A./ Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committees will hold a joint public hearing on the State and Local Impact of the Federal "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT".



THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [C] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [D] Committees scheduled to meet









MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2004



*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 [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2004



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



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

11:30 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ



MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2004



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [C] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [D] Committees scheduled to meet



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [A] Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group [B] Committees scheduled to meet



MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2004



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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2004



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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2004



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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2004



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ



MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President