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Vol. XXX No. 73 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: October 10, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform Hearing 5:30 PM Ballroom and Theater at Collingswood, Collingswood, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Asm. Conaway, Herb

Members of the public are invited to testify before the Committee regarding the

funding of public schools.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2006



NJ Death Penalty Study Commission Hearing 1:00 PM

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

The Commission will take testimony from invited witnesses.



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Smith, Bob/Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will hear invited testimony on the Speaker's CORE reform package.

A51 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Uniform Shared Svcs., Consolidation Act

A52 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Fire dist. elections-move to Nov.

A53 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Sch. bd. memb. election-move to Nov.

A54 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Superintendent of sch-revise title/duty

A55 [Panter, Michael J.], Sch. dist. budget info.-disclosure



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

The testimony on S494 (1R) will be limited to fiscal issues. The Committee will hear from representatives of the Department of Human Services on an expenditure plan and time

frame for the appropriation proposed in the bill.

S494 [Gill, Nia H./Gormley, William L.+3], Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

S2197 [Doria, Joseph V.], Cigarette tax rev.-makes tech. change



*Senate Commerce Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S547 [Buono, Barbara], Fin. Info. Privacy Act



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 Capital City Redevelopment Corporation:

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

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

Bradley A. Blubaugh of Sewell to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Lorraine M. Shields of Thorofare to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.









THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2006 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority:

Pamela T. Miller, Esq. of Hackensack to replace Zulima Farber, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Richard Stockton State College - Board of Trustees:

Dean C. Pappas of Salem to replace Gerald Weinstein, Ret. J.S.C., for the term prescribed by law.

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

Marilyn R. Pearson of Somerset to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Michele M. Fox of Cherry Hill for the term prescribed by law.

Mark H. Sandson of Linwood for the term prescribed by law.

Jerome St. John of Essex Fells for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Education:

Lucille E. Davy, Esq. of Pennington for the term prescribed by law.



Joint Legislative Committee on Constitutional Reform and Citizens

Property Tax Constitutional Convention Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F./Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers regarding alternative revenue sources to the property tax, including local option taxes and the New Jersey SMART Homestead Rebate program, and Constitutional Amendments to the Debt Limitation Clause.



Joint Legislative Committee on Public Employee Benefits Reform Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P./Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will hear testimony from invited constituency groups on measures to reduce and contain costs related to State and local pension, health and other employee benefits.



*State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

NPL2352DEP:2379DEP:2392DOT:2753DOL:3120DHS:3172DOH:3502(Amd)DOT:3599DOT:3653DOL:3790LPS:3793LPS:3794LPS:3905LPS:4107DOT:4174 JUD:4248(Amd)LPS:4255VMA:4314DOL:4502(Amd)TRSY:4529(Amd)DOE:4545DOT:4556DHS:4566(AMD)DHS:4580DHS,Etc.-Please see committee



MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2006



SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session (Nominations)

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

A409 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry/Scalera, Frederick+3], Emerg. bldg. inspection prog.-estab.

A1913 [Burzichelli, John J./Green, Jerry], Mayor, borough-concerns powers

A2527 [Scalera, Frederick/Holzapfel, James W./Epps, Charles T.], Loc. pub. contract bids-due date

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2006 (continued)



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting (continued)

A3197 [Green, Jerry/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Gordon, Robert M.+2], Sr cit, low-income-concern

rental rights

S638 [Girgenti, John A./Turner, Shirley K.+1], Loc. pub. contract bids-due date

S863 [Bark, Martha W.], Emerg. bldg. inspectors-concerns

S1263 [Turner, Shirley K.], Affordable Housing-estab. Jt. Committee

S1561 [Littell, Robert E.], Housing auth. memb.-concerns

S1670 [Cardinale, Gerald+1], Publication req-co, mun comply, Internet

S1868 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Adverse possession-concerns

S1927 [Sarlo, Paul A./Doria, Joseph V.], Co. improvement auth.-concerns

S1936 [Rice, Ronald L./James, Sharpe+6], Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights

S2057 [Asselta, Nicholas], Prop. assessment appeals-concerns

S2131 [Rice, Ronald L.], Real prop. tax abatements-concerns



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 invited guests on the issue of school safety.

A2051 [Burzichelli, John J./O'Toole, Kevin J./Voss, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick+7], Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation

S1030 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation



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

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S698 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Autism Research/Treatment-change council

S1087 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B.+4], Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

S1250 [Vitale, Joseph F./Karcher, Ellen], Renal dialysis svcs., outpatient-concern

S2023 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Premium Support Prog. in Medicaid-estab.

S2032 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], Human body parts-concerns disposition

S2191 [Singer, Robert W.], Nursing homes-prov. Medicaid elig. info.

S2195 [Madden, Fred H./Buono, Barbara], Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Day-Nov. 3

SJR16 [Bark, Martha W.], Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Wk-desig



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee wil reconvene after the quorum call and meet through the afternoon.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Audrey Blackburn of Trenton for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Associate Justice of the NJ Supreme Court:

Helen Hoens of Basking Ridge for the term prescribed by law.

to be Chief Justice of the NJ Supreme Court:

James Zazzali of Rumson for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Corrections:

George W. Hayman of Willingboro 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.

A1303 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher/Van Drew, Jeff+3], Workers' comp.-concerns

A2984 [Wisniewski, John S./Giblin, Thomas P./Gordon, Robert M.], Wage withholdings, diversion-concerns

A3022 [Panter, Michael J./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Temp. disab. benf.-proh. cert. pymts.

S1449 [Bark, Martha W.], Sr. Labor Task Force-creates

S1923 [Karcher, Ellen], Temp. disab. benf.-proh. cert. pymts.

S2055 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Explosives Act-incr. fees and penal.

S2086 [Turner, Shirley K.], Emp. practices-concerns

S2164 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Wage withholdings, diversion-concerns



Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will not meet.



*ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

The Voting Session has been Canceled.



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform Hearing 2:00 PM Atrium, Campus Center,

NJ Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Asm. Conaway, Herb

Members of the public are invited to testify before the Committee regarding the

funding of public schools.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2006



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Hearing 10:00 AM

Delsea Regional High School auditorium,

242 Fries Mill Road, Franklinville, NJ

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited individuals and the public concerning child care centers located on contaminated sites, and proposed legislation to require proof of investigation and remediation of contaminated sites prior to occupancy certificate.



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Smith, Bob/Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

Agenda to be announced.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2006



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



*New Jersey Law Revision Commission 4:30 PM

153 Halsey St., 7th Floor, Newark, New Jersey



MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2006



SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session (Nominations)

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



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Asm. Conaway, Herb

Agenda to be announced.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Smith, Bob/Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

Agenda to be announced.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2006



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

Scott Weiner, CEO of the New Jersey SCC and Barry Zubrow, Chairman of the Board of the New Jersey SCC will brief the Committee on pertinent issues as well as the latest Interagency Working Group for School Construction report and recommendations.



TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Public School Funding Reform Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Adler, John H./Asm. Conaway, Herb

Agenda to be announced.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2006



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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









MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2006



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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2006



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2006



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



MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 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



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Speaker



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2006



ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the Call of the Speaker



MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 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



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced.



TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2007



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's State of the State Address

Details to be announced