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Vol. XXVIII No. 64 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: October 15, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes







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 [Bryant, Wayne R./Coniglio, Joseph+1], 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./Bryant, Wayne R.], Nonprofit entities-devel. land;$22.9M

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

S1823 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.+1], Farmland preserv. purposes;$39.8M

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

S1825 [Karcher, Ellen/Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Farmland preserv. purposes;$25M

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

S1827 [Lance, Leonard/Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], 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.

The Meeting has been Canceled.



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.





















MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2004 (continued)



*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+1], 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.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1987 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Contractor pol contrib-impose limits



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./Ciesla, Andrew R.], E-ZPass theft-fourth degree crime

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

S1924 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose



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 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





MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2004 (continued)



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 New Jersey 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 Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

A728 [Bodine, Francis L./Connors, Christopher J.], Domestic security preparedness-website

A942 [Connors, Christopher J./Bodine, Francis L.+1], Terrorism, org that support-civil action

A3310 [Sires, Albio/Gordon, Robert M./Voss, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick/Quigley, Joan M.],

St. police recruit class, addl.;$5M

A3358 [Quigley, Joan M./Vas, Joseph/Barnes, Peter J.], Ambulances, used-concerns sale

ACR208 [Burzichelli, John J./Quigley, Joan M.], Rep Natl Convention-reimb security costs



Assembly Judiciary and Assembly 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.



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

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

For Discussion Only:

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



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Senior Issues Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

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 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



Budget Oversight Meeting 11:30 AM Committee Room 3, 1st. Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

For approval: (1) Business Employment Incentive Program - bond resolution;

(2) transfer of appropriations (Department of Education);

(3) other business as required.









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



*Assembly Appropriations Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Watson Coleman, Bonnie

A281 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Quigley, Joan M.+3], Emerg. mgt. vol., co., mun.-lic. plate

A1898 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Van Drew, Jeff/Stack, Brian P.+14], St. emp., essential-prov. comp. time

A2482 [Burzichelli, John J./Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.+1], Mercury switches-end-of-life veh.

A3302 [Greenwald, Louis D./Cryan, Joseph], Real prop.-concerns transfer fee

Pending Referral:

A3310 [Sires, Albio/Gordon, Robert M./Voss, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick/Quigley, Joan M.], St. police recruit class, addl.;$5M

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



*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

At the invitation of the Chairman, the Commissioner of Health and Human Services,

Dr. Clifton R, Lacy, will discuss the status of four budget initiatives and Medical Day Care.



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

Chair: Asm. Tucker, Donald Kofi

For Discussion Only:

A2909 [Previte, Mary T./Stanley, Craig A.], Economic devel. activities-concerns



*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A621 [Bramnick, Jon M.], Motor fuel pricing-concerns discrim.

A903 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], MV adjustment prog.-concerns

A2071 [Rumpf, Brian E.], Ad. w/ guarantee, deceptive-proh.



*Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Federal Relations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.



*Assembly Health and Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Weinberg, Loretta

A786 [Gusciora, Reed], Group Home Oversight Task Force-estab.

A2532 [Manzo, Louis/Van Drew, Jeff/Conaway, Herb+1], Loc. bd. of health-concerns auth.

A3262 [Blee, Francis J.], Safe Haven Awareness Promo. Task Force

A3278 [Blee, Francis J./Vas, Joseph/Diegnan, Patrick J./Munoz, Eric+2], Organ, tissue donation-concerns



*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A2121 [Gusciora, Reed], Water svc., standby-concerns pymt.

A2129 [Gusciora, Reed], Loc. Pub. Contract Law-concerns

A3266 [Green, Jerry], Truth in Renting booklet-concerns

A3288 [Scalera, Frederick/Stack, Brian P.+1], Local govt. expenditure limits-concerns

A3344 [McKeon, John F.], Auto auctions, local-concerns

S1294 [Coniglio, Joseph], Fire extinguishers, portable-prov.

For Discussion Only:

A3286 [Manzo, Louis], Property tax abatement-concerns



*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A388 [Van Drew, Jeff/Gibson, John C.], Correctional fac-aid prog. for cert. mun

A602 [Bateman, Christopher], Underage driv.-BAC testing

A2327 [Van Drew, Jeff], Inmate excapes-notify local news media

A2446 [Greenstein, Linda R./Mayer, David R.], Emerg. info.-NJN broadcast

A2524 [Gusciora, Reed], Computers for sch. prog.-estab. in DOC

A2951 [Bramnick, Jon M./Rumpf, Brian E./Barnes, Peter J.], Incarceration costs-cert. inmates pay

A3209 [Quigley, Joan M.], Ambulance-equip. w/global sys. tech.

A3210 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Mun. prosecutors-concerns

A3260 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Ammonium nitrate fertilizer-id req.

S1211 [Madden, Fred H./Karcher, Ellen+1], Emerg. info-NJN broadcast

S1504 [Buono, Barbara/Sarlo, Paul A.], Mun. prosecutors-concerns



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2004 (continued)



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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Impreveduto, Anthony

A2777 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P.], Nutritionist Lic. Act

A3289 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R.], Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.

A3316 [Biondi, Peter J./Impreveduto, Anthony], Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation

A3317 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Biondi, Peter J.], Marriage/family therapist-revise req.

S1142 [Cardinale, Gerald/Baer, Byron M.], Cemeteries, cert.-concerns regulation



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

Chair: Asm. Caraballo, Wilfredo

A2030 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Caraballo, Wilfredo], Unsolicited electronic mail-penal.

A3082 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Radio transmissions, cert.-concerns

A3306 [Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph], Tree stumps and debris-pub util pay cost

AR126 [Rooney, John E.], Know Your Caller Act of 2001-enact

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3393 [Gregg, Guy R./Caraballo, Wilfredo], Spam Deterrence Act

AR211 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Caraballo, Wilfredo], WWOR-TV-FCC proh relocation



*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Van Drew, Jeff

A3247 [Van Drew, Jeff], Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid

A3290 [Van Drew, Jeff], Swimming pools, cert-safety measures req

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3420 [Conover, Kirk W./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Prof boxing-concerns med insur



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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









MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2004 (continued)



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