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Vol. XXX No. 76 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: October 20, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A439 [Mayer, David R./Conaway, Herb/Cohen, Neil M./Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Med. transp. svcs.-health insur. cover

A1945 [Wisniewski, John S./Hackett, Mims/Scalera, Frederick/Vas, Joseph+3], Fire resistance furnishings-higher ed.

S310 [Asselta, Nicholas/Gormley, William L.], Musical performance-deceptive practices

S329 [Madden, Fred H.], Med. transp. svcs.-health insur. cover

S830 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Domestic insur. co.-concerns investments

S2268 [Gill, Nia H.], Auto insur. uez prog.-extends date



*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A2327 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Schaer, Gary S./Gregg, Guy R./Gordon, Robert M./Fisher, Douglas H.+5], Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

S843 [Bark, Martha W.], St. bldgs.-concerns energy standards

S1335 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

S2146 [Madden, Fred H./Weinberg, Loretta+1], St. bldgs., new-concerns construction

S2151 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Affordable housing-green bldg. standards

S2152 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bark, Martha W.+1], Green bldgs. and constr. codes-concerns

S2154 [Smith, Bob], Energy effieiency in bldgs.-DCA promote



*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Commissioner of Environmental Protection has been invited to discuss proposed

reforms to the site remediation program.

S1620 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Fresh, salt water food product-packaging

S2107 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Kean, Thomas H.+8], Pesticide applications-use silver flags

S2240 [Smith, Bob/Ciesla, Andrew R.], Shore protection prog.-concerns

S2259 [Adler, John H.], Haz. site cleanup-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S2261 [Madden, Fred H.], Contaminated prop.-concerns



Senate State Government Meeting

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.

















MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2006 (continued)



Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A617 [Malone, Joseph R./Wisniewski, John S.+2], Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.-

A1321 [Wisniewski, John S./Biondi, Peter J./Prieto, Vincent/O'Toole, Kevin J./Stender, Linda+4], Omnibuses-concerns

A2977 [Prieto, Vincent/Wisniewski, John S./O'Toole, Kevin J./Stack, Brian P.+8], Commuter transp svcs pub awareness-estab

A2979 [Wisniewski, John S./Prieto, Vincent/O'Toole, Kevin J./Voss, Joan M.+4], Autobus operation-revise cert. penal.

A2983 [Giblin, Thomas P./Wisniewski, John S.+1], Temp. help svc. firms-concerns

S1682 [Madden, Fred H.], MV fines-concerns

S1880 [McNamara, Henry P./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Lic. plate, obscured-concerns

S1928 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Commuter transp svcs pub awareness-estab

S1929 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Statewide insur. pool-veh. for hire

S1955 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Temp. help svc. firms-concerns

S1962 [Karcher, Ellen], Teenage Driv. Safety Study Comm.-estab.-

S2059 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Omnibuses-incr. penal., equip. viol.

S2060 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Omnibus driv.-concerns

S2087 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Turner, Shirley K.], MV new resident regis.-concerns

S2165 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Autobus operation-revise cert. penal.



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

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

Chair: Asm. Fisher, Douglas H.

The Meeting has been Canceled.



Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

The Committee will receive testimony from Barry L. Zubrow and Scott Weiner of the

New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation (SCC) on the Third Report to the Governor

by the Interagency Working Group for School Construction.



Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A918 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Declaration of Independence-grave prog.

A3336 [Manzo, Louis M./Epps, Charles T./Stack, Brian P.], St. parks, forests devel.-concerns

A3407 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Drought tolerant landscaping-concerns

A3528 [McKeon, John F.], Haz. site cleanup-allocate grant monies

A3529 [Mayer, David R./Moriarty, Paul D./Greenwald, Louis D./Greenstein, Linda R.], Contaminated prop.-concerns













MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2006 (continued)



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.

The Chairwoman has invited Mr. Richard Canas, Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, to update the Committee on the restructuring

and the office's activities and future plans.



Assembly Human Services Meeting 11:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will hear testimony from the Commissioner of the Department of Children

and Families regarding the department's progress in meeting the requirements for child

welfare reform.

A2689 [Corodemus, Steve/Quigley, Joan M.], Safe havens for newborns-expands number

AJR106 [Baroni, Bill], Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

AR108 [Munoz, Eric/Payne, William D.], Child Prot. Mo.-desig. December, 2006

AR213 [Cryan, Joseph], Rett Syndrome Awareness Mo-desig Oct '06



Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A483 [Bateman, Christopher/Cohen, Neil M.+4], Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences

A2186 [Gusciora, Reed/Cohen, Neil M.], False Claims Act-estab.

A2380 [Rumpf, Brian E./Munoz, Eric/Connors, Christopher J.+4], Sex offender registration-concerns

A3377 [Giblin, Thomas P./Greenstein, Linda R.+4], Admin. of oaths-concerns

A3428 [Conaway, Herb/Greenwald, Louis D.], False Claims Act-estab.

S360 [Adler, John H./Vitale, Joseph F./Bryant, Wayne R.], False Claims Act-estab.

S716 [Inverso, Peter A./Allen, Diane B./Karcher, Ellen/Buono, Barbara+5], Sex offender registration-concerns



Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A2133 [Cohen, Neil M./Egan, Joseph V./Van Drew, Jeff], Worker's comp-incr for hand

or food loss

A2340 [Gusciora, Reed], Emp. personnel files-concerns access

A2529 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Sr. Labor Task Force-creates

A3123 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Panter, Michael J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Longshoremen's register-concerns



Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 11:00 AM

Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A1095 [Thompson, Samuel D./Conners, Jack], Natl. Guard active duty-concerns memb.

A1450 [Conners, Jack], Vet. Svc. Fd.-dedicate cert. sales tax

A3472 [Conners, Jack], Armed svcs. memb. spouse-unemp. benf.

AJR120 [Conners, Jack/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Gold Star Mother's Day-last Sunday, Sept



Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will hear testimony on environmental justice issues impacting urban

and rural communities across the state.



Assembly State Government Meeting

Chair: Asm. Hackett, Mims

The Committee will not meet.



Assembly Transportation and Public Works Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A3521 [Wisniewski, John S./Quigley, Joan M.], Auto. insur. practices-concerns

A3522 [Quigley, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S.], Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal.

A3523 [Quigley, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S.], MV regis. suspension-concerns

A3524 [Quigley, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S.], Merit Rating Plan-renames

A3525 [Quigley, Joan M./Wisniewski, John S.], MV surcharge amnesty period-estab.

A3526 [Wisniewski, John S./Quigley, Joan M.], MV fines/fees-concerns payment options

A3527 [Wisniewski, John S./Quigley, Joan M.], Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns



Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards Meeting 9:00 AM Welcome Center, State House Complex, Trenton, NJ

The Joint Committee will meet to organize and to consider a Code of Ethics and such

other matters as may come before the Committee.









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

The Committee will receive testimony from Lucille E. Davy, Commissioner of Education, Allen Dupree from Department of Education and Dr. John G. Augenblick on efforts of the department to determine a per pupil cost of education.



WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006



*NJ Death Penalty Study Commission Hearing 1:00 PM

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

The Commission will take testimony from invited witnesses. The Commission will also take testimony from the public concerning:

Whether the penological interest in executing some of those guilty of murder is sufficiently compelling that the risk of an irreversible mistake is acceptable; and

Whether alternatives to the death penalty exist that would sufficiently ensure public safety and address other legitimate social and penological interests, including the interests of families of victims.

This public hearing will be the final opportunity for the public to testify before the Commission. Persons who haved testified to the Commission previously are urged to submit any futher comments in writing only. It would be appreciated if persons wishing to testify would send a written copy of their testimony to staff prior to the meeting by e-mail (gneville@njleg.org or

mbavati@njleg.org) or fax (609-292-6510). If this is not feasible please bring 20 copies to the hearing.



*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 from invited guests regarding private sector initiatives that could

be used to streamline service delivery or make government operations more efficient.



Joint Legislative Committee on Public Employee Benefits Reform Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

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

The Committee will hear testimony from Philip D. Murphy, Chairman of the Governor's

Benefits Review Task Force, which issued its report in December 2005.



THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2006



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Hearing 6:00 PM

Irvington Senior Citizen Community Center,

1077 Springfield Avenue, Irvington, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Committee will hear testimony on the use of eminent domain (condemnation)

for redevelopment purposes.



Joint Legislative Committee on Constitutional Reform and Citizens

Property Tax Constitutional Convention Meeting

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

The Committee will not meet.



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Hearing 7:00 PM Bordentown Township

Senior Community Center, Bordentown Twp., NJ

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

The Committee will hear testimony from the public on shared services and consolidation

at the State, county, municipal and school district level.



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.



MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Public Employee Benefits Reform

Agenda to be announced.











MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2006 (continued)



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Hearing 4:30 PM

Lakewood Municipal Building, 231 Third Street,

Lakewood, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Committee will hear testimony on the use of eminent domain (condemnation)

for redevelopment purposes.



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.



WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting

Agenda to be announced.



THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2006



Joint Legislative Committee on Constitutional Reform and Citizens

Property Tax Constitutional Convention Meeting

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



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting

Agenda to be announced.



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