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Vol. XXVIII No. 63 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: October 13, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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



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

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

Pending Introduction and Referral:

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



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 Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management:

Joseph Ferrante, Jr. of Ridgewood to replace George Farrand, for the term

prescribed by law.

John J. Pislor of Glen Rock to replace George Luciano, for the term prescribed by law.

Jack Whitman of Milltown to replace Paul Matacera, for the term prescribed by law.

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.









THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2004 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

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

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

Freeholder Lois A. Cuccinello of Hawthorne for the term prescribed by law.

Councilwoman Janice L. Kovach of Clinton Town for the term prescribed by law.

Deborah A. Pasquarelli of Stewartsville for the term prescribed by law.

Mikael Salovaara of Bernardsville for the term prescribed by law.

Mayor Eileen Swan of Lebanon Township for the term prescribed by law.

Freeholder Glen Vitrano of Hampton for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Local Finance Board:

James P. Fox of Lambertville to replace James Harkness, Esq., 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 Cultural Trust Board of Trustees:

Thomas Eastwick Carroll of Cape May to replace Curtis J. Bashaw, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Joseph E. Salvatore, M.D. of Cape May to replace Curtis Bashaw, 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 NJ World Trade Center Scholarship Fund - Board of Trustees:

Sheryl J. Oliver of Jackson to succeed herself, 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.

to be a member of the State Library Advisory Council:

Kenia Nunez of Hammonton to replace Susie Boyce, for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Stephanie Wauters of Toms River for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

James M. Blaney of Toms River for the term prescribed by law.

Douglas M. Fasciale of Westfield for the term prescribed by law.

Robert B. Reed of Flemington for the term prescribed by law.

Patricia B. Roe of Seaside Park for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the NJ Commerce and Economic Growth Commission Board of Directors

Virginia S. Bauer of Rumson to replace Reverend Dr. William D. Watley, resigned, 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.















THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2004 (continued)



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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

S1816 [Madden, Fred H./Coniglio, Joseph], Land-recreation & conserv purpose;$70.6M

S1817 [Gill, Nia H./Martin, Robert J.+1], Northern NJ-park devel.;$22.468M

S1818 [Karcher, Ellen/Palaia, Joseph A.], Central NJ-park devel.;$16.181M

S1819 [Adler, John H./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Southern NJ-park devel.;$17.623M

S1820 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard+1], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$75M

S1821 [Rice, Ronald L.], Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M

S1822 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Save Ellis Island, Inc.;$120K

S1823 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.], Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M

S1824 [Bark, Martha W.], Farmland preserv.-pinelands;$8M

S1825 [Karcher, Ellen], Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M

S1826 [Turner, Shirley K.], Nonprofit org.-farmland preserv.;$2.5M

S1827 [Lance, Leonard], Farmland preserv. purposes;$52.4M

SCR99 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.], Pub. Health, Env. & Agric. Lab.-approves



Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

S1239 [Inverso, Peter A.], Depository instit.-concerns

S1703 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Sarlo, Paul A.], Dollar-A-Day veh. insur.-concerns

S1788 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Group life insur.-concerns

S1805 [Baer, Byron M.], MV risk mgmt.-use of cert. tech.

S1881 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Contractors' Regis. Act-delay

S1940 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Life insur. viatical settlement-reg.



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A3009 [Caraballo, Wilfredo+1], Underground fac. operators-change liab.

S1496 [Sarlo, Paul A./Sacco, Nicholas J.], UEZ-creates in Garfield and Fairview

S1748 [Doria, Joseph V./Sacco, Nicholas J.+2], Underground fac. operators-change liab.

S1754 [Bark, Martha W.], Alt electrical energy-concern production

S1858 [Adler, John H./Kenny, Bernard F.], Economic devel. activities-concerns









MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2004 (continued)



Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

A2444 [Bateman, Christopher/McKeon, John F.+1], Contaminated prop.-concerns liab.

S1374 [McNamara, Henry P.], Contaminated prop.-concerns liab.

S1863 [Smith, Bob], Wildlife/wildlife habitat-fed. grants

S1895 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Dam safety-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S277 [Adler, John H.], Contaminated site-remediation asst.

S1292 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+1], Mercury switches-remove, scrapped veh.



Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

S286 [Gill, Nia H./Gormley, William L.], Admin. Law Judges Retir. Sys.-estab.

S1139 [Littell, Robert E./Coniglio, Joseph], Operations No./So. Watch-cert. vet. benf

S1336 [Buono, Barbara/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Pub. emp., cert-concern leave of absence

SJR45 [Bucco, Anthony R./Sarlo, Paul A.], Ital.-Amer. Hist./Heritage Mo-desig Oct.



Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A1188 [Quigley, Joan M./Impreveduto, Anthony], MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb.

A2025 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose

S341 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Personal Rapid Transit-conduct study

S1785 [Inverso, Peter A.], Motorcycle safety course-concerns

S1835 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], E-ZPass theft-fourth degree crime

S1836 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], MVC retesting notices-cert. family memb.

Pending Referral:

S1924 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose



ASSEMBLY QUORUM 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 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

A559 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Smith, Robert J.+1], Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

A2336 [McKeon, John F./Manzo, Louis], Land, conserv/recreation-concerns

A3249 [Smith, Robert J.], Fish & game prot. assn memb-concern auth

AR86 [Greenwald, Louis D./Previte, Mary T.+13], Radium in groundwater-Gov. address



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A2404 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Sept 11, period of silence-req pub sch

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

A2657 [Voss, Joan M./Stanley, Craig A.], Safe Sch. Resource Off. Training Academy

A3360 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Digital divide pilot prog.-estab.

ACR188 [Blee, Francis J.], Sch. nurses-concerns ratios to students



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A781 [Gusciora, Reed/Van Drew, Jeff/Greenstein, Linda R.+25], Historic Prop.

Reinvestment Act

A3244 [Van Drew, Jeff], Hist. preserv tax cred pilot prog-create

AJR58 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Trenton Battlefield Hist Heritage Area

AR203 [Chiappone, Anthony], Mercury emissions-urge Presid. reduce



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.

A representative from the Department of Human Services will demonstrate how NJ residents can access the NJHELPs.org Internet site.

A202 [Previte, Mary T./Weinberg, Loretta], Work First NJ-concerns work req.

A2660 [Voss, Joan M./Previte, Mary T./Mayer, David R./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Domestic viol. pub. awareness campaign



Assembly Judiciary and Regulatory Oversight Joint Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R./Asm. Payne, William D.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee and the Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee will meet jointly to receive testimony concerning the operation of drug court programs throughout the State.







MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2004 (continued)



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A3398 [Van Drew, Jeff/Egan, Joseph V.], Devel. Subsidy Job Goals Acct. Act

A3417 [Van Drew, Jeff/Johnson, Gordon M./Egan, Joseph V.], Plant closings, cert-prenotification req



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Steele, Alfred E.

A2265 [Cohen, Neil M./Russo, David C.], Admin. Law Judges Retir. Sys.-estab.

A2535 [Steele, Alfred E.+1], Special pay plans-estab.

A2890 [Chivukula, Upendra J./O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Asian Amer. Study Foundation-estab.

A3013 [Greenstein, Linda R./Weinberg, Loretta/Roberts, Joseph J./Gusciora, Reed], Pol. contrib. by bus. entities-concerns

ACR1 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Off. of Lieutenant Gov.-estab.

S452 [Kean, Thomas H./Lesniak, Raymond J.], Special pay plans-estab.



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A204 [Previte, Mary T./Cohen, Neil M.+3], MV insur. surcharge-elim lic suspension

A754 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], MV points-concerns

A1200 [Quigley, Joan M./Blee, Francis J.+6], Lic. restoration fee-concerns

A2033 [Munoz, Eric], Parking tickets-concerns

A2086 [Bateman, Christopher/DeCroce, Alex+2], MV fines, cert.-decreases

A2209 [Merkt, Richard A.+3], MV fines, cert.-revises

A2289 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Provisional lic.-concerns

A2445 [Stender, Linda/Cohen, Neil M.], Child restraint sys.-inspector immunity

A2984 [Mayer, David R./Gordon, Robert M.], MV fines-concerns

ACR126 [Gusciora, Reed], Truck restrict in NJ-advise Canada



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



*New Jersey Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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