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Vol. XXVIII No. 70 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: November 10, 2004 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2004



*Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

Division of Taxation Building, 50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

S1958 [Bryant, Wayne R./Buono, Barbara], Streamlined Sales and Use Tax-conforms



MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2004



*SENATE SESSION 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group [3] Committees scheduled to meet

12:00 PM: Voting Session to consider nominations

1:00 PM: Group [4] Committees scheduled to meet



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

The Committee will not meet.



Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Baer, Byron M.

S1631 [Gill, Nia H./Cardinale, Gerald], Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab

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

S1892 [Inverso, Peter A.], Bus. taxes, estimated-concerns

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



Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A516 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Caraballo, Wilfredo/McKeon, John F.+2], Energy

efficiency standards-concerns

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

S332 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Energy efficiency standards-concerns

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



Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

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

S1292 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+3], Mercury switches-remove, scrapped veh.

S1759 [Smith, Bob], Diesel engine emissions-concerns reg.

SJR14 [Connors, Leonard T.], EPA changes to air pollution prog-oppose

For Discussion Only:

S1009 [Codey, Richard J.], Wells, priv.-test for contaminants

S1842 [Madden, Fred H.], Well testing costs-owner St tax deduct



Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

A1500 [Greenstein, Linda R./Panter, Michael J./Weinberg, Loretta/Caraballo, Wilfredo+2], Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern

A2142 [Impreveduto, Anthony/Quigley, Joan M.+2], Co. pension fds.-concerns

S1864 [Connors, Leonard T./Rice, Ronald L.+2], SPRS Bd. of Trustees-change memb.





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2004 (continued)



Senate State Government Meeting (continued)

S1987 [Vitale, Joseph F./Inverso, Peter A.+1], Contractor pol. contrib.-impose limits

S2052 [Codey, Richard J.+10], Camp. contrib, cert bus entities-concern

S2058 [Doria, Joseph V.], Co. pension fds., cert.-concerns



Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S189 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Waterborne freight-clarifies definition

S268 [Adler, John H.], Marine terminals emp.-background checks

S1738 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Doria, Joseph V.+2], Aircraft rental-photo ID req.

S1918 [Turner, Shirley K./McNamara, Henry P.], Transp. safety-concerns

S1969 [Sarlo, Paul A./Palaia, Joseph A.], Traffic control signals-interference

SR64 [Connors, Leonard T./McNamara, Henry P.], Sr. cit. digital lic-simplify procedures



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A303 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta+4], Nut products in restaurants-concerns use

A340 [Weinberg, Loretta/Conaway, Herb/Manzo, Louis+1], Physician jt. purchasing alliance-estab.

A649 [Stender, Linda/Roberts, Joseph J.], Traffic control signals-interference

A758 [Cohen, Neil M./Steele, Alfred E./Bateman, Christopher+2], ATMs-concerns

A885 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Remove confidential status-investigators

A1295 [McKeon, John F./Merkt, Richard A.+3], Law enforcement memor.-concerns

A1940 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb/Van Drew, Jeff+4], PERS, TPAF, cert. vet.

memb-retir. benf.

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

A2173 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Crim. trespass-concerns

A2462 [Russo, David C./Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Prop.-Liab. Insur Guaranty Assn-concerns

A2487 [Biondi, Peter J./Impreveduto, Anthony/Stack, Brian P./O'Toole, Kevin J.], Dental hygienists-concerns ed.

A2605 [Stender, Linda/Bramnick, Jon M./Stack, Brian P.], Crosswalks-failure to yield,

incr. penal

A2866 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Prescription legend drugs-concerns

A2948 [Scalera, Frederick/Stack, Brian P.+2], Crime against pub util emp-upgrade penal

A2989 [Van Drew, Jeff/Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], Casino industry-concerns reg.

A3174 [Van Drew, Jeff/Chiappone, Anthony], Special improvement dist.-concerns

A3196 [Stanley, Craig A./Stender, Linda/Conaway, Herb/Chiappone, Anthony+2], Pub. schs.-estab. cert food restrictions

A3247 [Van Drew, Jeff+2], Campgrounds-distinguish from priv. resid

A3251 [Voss, Joan M./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act

A3305 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Wisniewski, John S./DiGaetano, Paul], Foundation for Tech. Advancement;$75K

ACR1 [Sires, Albio/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R./Burzichelli, John J.+2], Off. of Lieutenant Gov.-estab.

ACR209 [Greenwald, Louis D./Quigley, Joan M./Weinberg, Loretta], Pub. Health, Env. & Agric. Lab.-approves

AJR76 [Weinberg, Loretta], Breast Cancer Awareness Mo.-desig. Oct.

AR149 [Fisher, Douglas H./Van Drew, Jeff/Burzichelli, John J.], Cumberland Co. Empowerment Zone-fully fd

S334 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Crime against pub util emp-upgrade penal

S702 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Gill, Nia H.], Prop.-Liab. Insur Guaranty Assn-concerns

S836 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.+1], Women's Micro-Bus. Asst. Act

S839 [Vitale, Joseph F./Asselta, Nicholas+2], TPAF, PERS retir-highest benf year based

S1428 [Sarlo, Paul A./Doria, Joseph V.+1], Prescription legend drugs-concerns

S1470 [Kean, Thomas H.], Law enforcement memor.-concerns

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2004 (continued)





ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

S1555 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Cohen, Neil M./Scalera, Frederick], Workers' comp. security fds.-concerns

S1723 [Asselta, Nicholas/Doria, Joseph V.], Special improvement dist.-concerns

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

SJR32 [Singer, Robert W./Vitale, Joseph F.], Lung Cancer Awareness Mo-desig. November



WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2004



NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



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



*Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources & Assembly Family, Women and Children's Services Joint Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Smith, Robert J.

The Committee will hear testimony on the viability of food banks in NJ



*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

John F. Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of NJ Schools Construction Corp. will provide the committee with an update on the school construction program established pursuant to the "Educational Facilities Construction & Financing Act," P.L.2000, c.72.

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

A3349 [Sires, Albio/Wolfe, David W.], NJ STARS Prog.-concerns

A3542 [Stanley, Craig A.], Sch Constr Review Comm-estab



*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A1933 [Chatzidakis, Larry], Recycled products-concerns marketing

A2196 [Cryan, Joseph+5], Water Supply Advis. Council-adds memb.

A2599 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.], Declaration of Independence-grave prog.

A2828 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Bramnick, Jon M.+2], Creosote-treated wood-proh. St. purch



*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

2:00 PM

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

The Committee will participate in a tour of the Department of Law and Public Safety Forensic Science Center located in Hamilton Township, NJ This tour is not open to the public



*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A358 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Child passenger restraint-liab. prot.

A698 [Smith, Robert J./Cohen, Neil M./Johnson, Gordon M.], Picture phones-concerns

privacy invasion

A812 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Carjacking convictions-not expunged

A1077 [Cryan, Joseph], Cit., speak out on pub issues-immunity

A1514 [Conaway, Herb/Greenstein, Linda R.], SCI-propose series of statute amendments

A1620 [Steele, Alfred E.], Expungement, cert. records-concerns

A2097 [Gusciora, Reed], Death, cert. mv off-AG devel. guidelines



*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A366 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+10], Child Labor Law Enforce. Fd-estab;$1M

A526 [Biondi, Peter J./Bateman, Christopher+1], Workers' comp.-concerns

A2990 [Van Drew, Jeff], Workers' comp. pymts.-concerns

A3413 [Mayer, David R./Previte, Mary T./Voss, Joan M./Stanley, Craig A.+18], Domestic Viol Workforce Devel Initiative



*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will receive a presentation on the Economic Contribution of Military and Coast Guard Installations to the State of NJ from Professor Michael L. Lahr of Rutgers University.







MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2004 (continued)



*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

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.

A3504-Provides regional impact report for large scale retail developments-discussion only. Frederick Beaver, Director of the Division of Pensions and Benefits, to provide an overview of NJ pension systems.

A2263 [Wisniewski, John S./Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M.], PFRS membership-concerns

A2536 [Steele, Alfred E.], PERS-create Weights, Measures Off. Part

A2694 [Barnes, Peter J./Steele, Alfred E.], PERS Prosecutors Part-concerns memb.

A3348 [Barnes, Peter J./Connors, Christopher J.], SPRS-changes Bd. of Trustees memb.

A3482 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A./McKeon, John F./Cohen, Neil M.+2], Sudan-proh. investment in co. doing bus.

A3504 [Cohen, Neil M./Bramnick, Jon M.], Devel. proj., cert.-concerns approval



*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.

A137 [Green, Jerry], Child restraint, fail to use-incr. penal

A1248 [Stanley, Craig A./Payne, William D.], Hwy. entry/exit ramps-concerns location

A2789 [Gibson, John C./Van Drew, Jeff], Vet. Memorial Hwy.-desig. Rt. 55

A3340 [Bodine, Francis L./Biondi, Peter J.], Traffic congestion avoidance prog.-req

A3365 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+2], MV commercial regis.-extend to 12 months

A3492 [Wisniewski, John S./Van Drew, Jeff], Hwy. constr. contracts-revise provisions

ACR69 [Bodine, Francis L./Chatzidakis, Larry], Transp. infrastructure-coord. w/pub util

AR107 [Gusciora, Reed], Tpk. Auth.-implement truck incentives

SCR62 [Bark, Martha W.], Transp. infrastructure-coord. w/pub util



Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Room L109, State House, Trenton, NJ



Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM

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

John F. Spencer, CEO of the NJ Schools Construction Corporation, will make a presentation to the Members of the Subcommittee on School Facilities and Construction.



TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2004



*Assembly Federal Relations & Assembly Senior Issues Joint Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex,

Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Gusciora, Reed/Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committees will receive testimony concerning coverage for prescription drugs under Part D of the federal Medicare law and how New Jersey can address the gap in prescription drug coverage under the federal law.



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















FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 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.

A1785 [Roberts, Joseph J./Vandervalk, Charlotte+4], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

A2066 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], SPRS-incr. retir. benf.

A3342 [Johnson, Gordon M./Manzo, Louis/Scalera, Frederick+1], PERS-allows

transfer to PFRS

A3381 [Cohen, Neil M.], Judicial Retir. Sys.-concerns retir.

S107 [Inverso, Peter A./Singer, Robert W.+2], Nonprescription formulas-req. coverage

S135 [Connors, Leonard T.+1], SPRS-incr. retir. benf.

S145 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Alternate benf. prog.-concerns

S146 [Bryant, Wayne R./Ciesla, Andrew R.], SHBP benf. in retir.-cert. St. emp.

S216 [Singer, Robert W.], PERS retire allowance-surviving spouses

S229 [Singer, Robert W.], Vet. pensions-cost of living incr.

S245 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Hearing aids-concerns coverage

S246 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Autism disorders-concerns coverage

S1866 [Inverso, Peter A.], SHBP med. appeals-concerns



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



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ