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Vol. XXVIII No. 61 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: October 5, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2004



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A303 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta+4], Nut products in restaurants-concerns use

A396 [Van Drew, Jeff/Fisher, Douglas H.+4], Sch. buses-concerns

A662 [Blee, Francis J./Wolfe, David W./Stanley, Craig A.+2], Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity

A841 [Greenstein, Linda R./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Uniform Mediation Act-enacts

A873 [Barnes, Peter J./Van Drew, Jeff], Backpack safety-concerns

A969 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L./Manzo, Louis+6], Cred. cards, unsolicited-proh. delivery

A1486 [Wisniewski, John S./Barnes, Peter J.], Alco. bev. w/gelatin-concerns labeling

A1912 [Weinberg, Loretta+1], Children Palliative Care Network;$170K

A1923 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cohen, Neil M.], Higher ed.-divorced parents obligation

A1965 [Cohen, Neil M./Greenstein, Linda R./Chiappone, Anthony], Sex offenders-bars positions, youth org.

A2091 [Barnes, Peter J.], Children's protective eyewear-concerns

A2117 [Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta], Small emp. health benf.-concerns

A2247 [Wisniewski, John S./Scalera, Frederick+1], Firefighter training, St.-accredited

A2392 [Previte, Mary T./Mayer, David R./Diegnan, Patrick J./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Masonry-

proh. dry cutting and grinding

A2425 [Greenwald, Louis D./Conaway, Herb/Van Drew, Jeff/Weinberg, Loretta+4], Health Care Worker Pension Policy Comm.

A2546 [Wisniewski, John S.+2], Pub. Health Council-adds two memb.

A2730 [Stender, Linda/Cohen, Neil M./Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.+2],

Human trafficking-concerns victims

A2864 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R.], Luring or enticing another-crime

A2865 [Scalera, Frederick/Vas, Joseph], Higher ed. instit.-fire safety info.

A2923 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Open space acquisitions, cert.-concerns

A2949 [O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Equestrians-req. motorist reduce speed

A2989 [Van Drew, Jeff/Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], Casino industry-concerns reg.

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

A3150 [Roberts, Joseph J./Pou, Nellie/Payne, William D./Vas, Joseph], Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$70.6M

A3196 [Stanley, Craig A./Stender, Linda/Conaway, Herb/Chiappone, Anthony+1], Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions

A3197 [Sires, Albio/DeCroce, Alex], Northern NJ-park devel.;$22.468M

A3198 [Greenstein, Linda R./Gusciora, Reed/Panter, Michael J.], Central NJ-park devel.;$16.181M

A3199 [Van Drew, Jeff/Greenwald, Louis D./Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Southern

NJ-park devel.;$17.623M

A3200 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Smith, Robert J./Mayer, David R.], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$75M

A3201 [Scalera, Frederick/Gordon, Robert M./Voss, Joan M./Weinberg, Loretta], Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M

A3202 [Sires, Albio/Stack, Brian P./Impreveduto, Anthony/Quigley, Joan M.+1], Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$120K

A3203 [Mayer, David R./Smith, Robert J./Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.], Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M

A3204 [Greenwald, Louis D./Previte, Mary T.], Farmland preserv.-pinelands;$8M

A3205 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J./Panter, Michael J.], Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M

A3206 [Greenstein, Linda R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Gusciora, Reed], Nonprofit org.-farmland preserv.;$2.5M

A3207 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph], Farmland preserv. purposes;$52.4M

A3214 [Roberts, Joseph J./Van Drew, Jeff+2], Casino gambling reg.-concerns

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









THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2004 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A3217 [Van Drew, Jeff+2], CRDA admin. prog.-revise elig. criteria

A3256 [Roberts, Joseph J./Blee, Francis J./Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Barnes, Peter J.], Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

A3257 [Sires, Albio/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Gusciora, Reed/Weinberg, Loretta/Roberts, Joseph J.], Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale

A3258 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Cohen, Neil M.], Contractors' Regis. Act-delay

ACR81 [Rumpf, Brian E./Connors, Christopher J.], Safe Neighborhoods Act-Cong enact

AJR64 [Johnson, Gordon M./Diegnan, Patrick J.+15], American Heros Day-desig.

September 11

AR122 [Wisniewski, John S./Gusciora, Reed/Eagler, Peter C.], St.'s Visa Waiver Prog.-make Poland elig

AR147 [Previte, Mary T./Payne, William D.], Fed. Med. Asst. Percentage incr.-extend

AR204 [Gordon, Robert M.], Natl. Disab. Emp. Awareness Mo-desig Oct

S559 [Adler, John H./Asselta, Nicholas], Masonry-proh. dry cutting and grinding

S679 [Martin, Robert J./Allen, Diane B.], Uniform Mediation Act-enacts

S684 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Pub. Health Council-adds two memb.

S963 [Singer, Robert W./Allen, Diane B.], Small emp. health benf.-concerns

S1247 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Equestrians-req. motorist reduce speed



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



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

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

A2510 [Van Drew, Jeff/Chiappone, Anthony+1], Clerk, co.-auth to act as loc. registrar

S572 [Baer, Byron M.+1], Child-prot. window guards-concerns

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

S1642 [Connors, Leonard T.], Mun. auth. over cert. emp.-concerns

S1723 [Asselta, Nicholas/Doria, Joseph V.], Special improvement dist.-concerns



*Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

S256 [Palaia, Joseph A./Allen, Diane B.+2], Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns

S496 [Turner, Shirley K./James, Sharpe], Pupil absences-sch. dist. report to DYFS

S580 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate

S1431 [Rice, Ronald L.], Sch. dist. monitoring-concerns

S1598 [Codey, Richard J./Coniglio, Joseph+6], Community svc. by high sch. sr.-concerns

S1653 [Coniglio, Joseph], Felician Coll.;$50K

















THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2004 (continued)



*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A1985 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vandervalk, Charlotte/Gordon, Robert M.+1], Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

S685 [Vitale, Joseph F./Karcher, Ellen], Physician asst.-concerns prescriptions

S1061 [Kean, Thomas H.], Alan Augustine Colon Cancer Research Fd.

S1668 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F.], Emerg. contraception-sex assault victim

S1684 [Codey, Richard J.], Sudden death in infancy-concern research

S1803 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.], AIDS Drug Distrib. Prog.;$10M

S1829 [Gill, Nia H.+1], Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

S1912 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Small emp. health benf coverage-concerns

S1925 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale

SR60 [Singer, Robert W.], Continuing Care Advis Council-reactivate



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission:

Virginia G. Hammer of Sicklerville to replace Deborah Tedesco, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council:

Tracy C. Carluccio of Ringoes for the term prescribed by law.

Mikael Salovaara of Bernardsville for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commission on Higher Education:

Norman Samuels, Ph.D. of West Orange to replace John Kelly, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Historical Commission:

Joseph Simpson Weisberg, Ed.D. of Parsippany to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Public Broadcasting Authority:

Michael Maggiano of Fort Lee to replace Liz Thomas, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Ernest D. Coursey of Atlantic City to replace Reverend James Washington, for the term prescribed by law.

A3088 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Admin. law judges-concerns retir.

S791 [Allen, Diane B.], CDS-concerns distrib. in pub. place

S1428 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Prescription legend drugs-concerns

S1671 [Smith, Bob/Martin, Robert J.], Admin. law judges-concerns retir.

S1922 [Adler, John H./Girgenti, John A.], Counter-Terrorism Off.-estab.



*Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

S611 [Allen, Diane B.], Work First NJ recipient-complete cert ed

S1857 [Adler, John H.], Notices to cert. emp.-concerns language

S1886 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Emp fraudulent practices-emp rights

S1887 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Inverso, Peter A.], UI coverage-exemp. cert. union svcs.

SR72 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Overtime prot.-repeal changes that deny



*Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

A1447 [Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M./Manzo, Louis/Greenstein, Linda R.+5], Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate

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

S801 [Allen, Diane B.], Search/rescue dogs, kill, injure-penal.

S948 [Sarlo, Paul A./Buono, Barbara], Emerg. response prog.-St, co. coordinate

S1707 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.+3], Mattresses-concern flammability standard

S1950 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], St. depts.-concerns power in emerg.

S1951 [Madden, Fred H.], Gov. declared emerg.-power to St. bodies

S1952 [Girgenti, John A.], Gov. & St. depts.-concern auth. in emerg



*Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

A2754 [Van Drew, Jeff/Gibson, John C.+1], Tourism lodging-amends definition

S1727 [Asselta, Nicholas], Tourism lodging-amends definition

S1894 [Gormley, William L./Buono, Barbara], Casino gambling reg.-concerns

S1896 [Buono, Barbara/Gormley, William L.], CRDA-concerns expansion proj.



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

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

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



FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2004



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.

A1389 [Conners, Jack/Van Drew, Jeff+21], Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

A2357 [Conners, Jack/Van Drew, Jeff+4], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based

A2374 [Van Drew, Jeff/Chiappone, Anthony], EMT-transfer to PFRS

A3025 [Wolfe, David W./Holzapfel, James W.], PFRS-concerns death benf.

A3234 [Johnson, Gordon M./Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], PFRS survivors-concerns death benf.

S556 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B./Buono, Barbara/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Female contraceptives-insur. cover

S678 [Connors, Leonard T.], SHBP-co., mun. emp. waive benf. coverage

S746 [Turner, Shirley K.], SHBP coverage-cert. new emp.

S839 [Vitale, Joseph F./Asselta, Nicholas+2], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based

S971 [Connors, Leonard T.+1], Vet. benf., cert.-broadens elig.

S1112 [Rice, Ronald L.], EMT-transfer to PFRS

S1184 [Turner, Shirley K.], PERS-adds options

S1477 [Bucco, Anthony R.], PERS retir. allowance-recalculate



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

2:00 PM: Group [B] 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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced















MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

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

Trenton, NJ



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2004



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2004



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced