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Vol. XXX No. 77 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: October 24, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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 the 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.















THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2006 (continued)



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



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

The committee will hear testimony from the public on shared services and consolidation at the State, county, municipal and school district level.

A50 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Mun. Efficiency Promo Aid Prog.-creates

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.











WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2006 (continued)



Joint Legislative Committee on Government Consolidation

and Shared Services Meeting (continued)

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

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

A416 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry+1], Mun. consolidation-concerns

AJR69 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Beck, Jennifer], Mun. Alignment Reorg, Consolidation Comm

S577 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Sch. dist. bus. functions-concerns

S864 [Bark, Martha W./Allen, Diane B.], Mun. consolidation-concerns

S2244 [Smith, Bob], Mun. responsibilities-transfer to co.

S2266 [Smith, Bob], Co. admin. sch. dist.-submit to voters

S2267 [Smith, Bob], Admin. sch. dist.-governance structure

SJR47 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Mun. Alignment Reorg, Consolidation Comm



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.



Legislative Task Force on Higher Education and the Economy Meeting 2:00 PM Commitee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The task force will hear invited testimony on options for merging the University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, the NJ Inst. of Technology, and Rutgers, The State University of NJ



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

























FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2006



*Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits, 50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

No verbal comments will be accepted during the meeting. The Commission should receive written comments at least ten business days in advance of the meeting.

A3431 [Cohen, Neil M.], Health insur. coverage, cert.-concerns

A3499 [Moriarty, Paul D.+1], SHBP-pymt. obligation of St., pub. emp.

A3503 [Moriarty, Paul D.+2], Health care benf prov by pub emp-concern

A3504 [Moriarty, Paul D.+1], SHBP post-retir. benf.-concerns

A3507 [Moriarty, Paul D.+1], St.-admin. retir. sys.-concerns

A3509 [Moriarty, Paul D./Van Drew, Jeff], St. admin. retir. sys.-elim. memb.

A3510 [Moriarty, Paul D.], St.-admin. retir sys-base salary of memb

S2125 [Lance, Leonard], Justices, judges-concerns retir. age

S2163 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], SHBP loc. emp. coverage-concerns

S2173 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], SHBP-pymt. obligation of St., pub. emp.

S2174 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], SHBP post-retir. benf.-concerns

S2175 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Health care benf prov by pub emp-concern

S2176 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], St.-admin. retir. sys.-concerns

S2178 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], St. admin. retir. sys.-elim. memb.

S2179 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], St.-admin. retir sys-base salary of memb

S2180 [Lance, Leonard], Elected, appointed pub. off.-concerns

S2192 [Singer, Robert W.], PERS-concerns accidental disab. benf.

S2205 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kean, Thomas H.+2], Health benf.-concerns eating disorders



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