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Vol. XXX No. 90 INTERNET UPDATE III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 212th Legislature

Prepared: December 8, 2006 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. First Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





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

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

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

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

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session:

A1152 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Shopping ctr. leases, cert.-concerns

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

A1897 [McKeon, John F./Roberts, Joseph J.+4], Underground storage tank closures-finan.

A2542 [Thompson, Samuel D./Conners, Jack/Whelan, Jim/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Stanley, Craig A.+4], Higher ed. tuition asst.-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

A2984 [Wisniewski, John S./Giblin, Thomas P./Gordon, Robert M.], Wage withholdings, diversion-concerns

S38 [Smith, Bob], Loc. Unit Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

S41 [Kenny, Bernard F.], State Comptroller Off.-estab.

S42 [Smith, Bob], CORE proposals-implements

S43 [Adler, John H./Cardinale, Gerald], Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

S44 [Adler, John H./Doria, Joseph V.], Sch. dist. accountability-concerns

S45 [Smith, Bob], Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury

S46 [Smith, Bob], Bd. of ed.-self insure, cert. insur.

S47 [Smith, Bob], DOT-enter cert. agreements with loc govt

S48 [Smith, Bob], Comm., councils, bds., inactive-elim.

S49 [Smith, Bob], Co. admin. sch. dist. org.-pilot prog.

S50 [Madden, Fred H.], NJ Tax & Fiscal Policy Study Comm.-estab

S362 [Karcher, Ellen/Vitale, Joseph F.+5], Law Against Discrim.-amends

S426 [Singer, Robert W.], Shopping ctr. leases, cert.-concerns

S462 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Adler, John H./Buono, Barbara/Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.+3], Contractors-concerns background checks

S494 [Gill, Nia H./Gormley, William L.+3], Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

S698 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+4], Autism Research/Treatment-change council

S1550 [Girgenti, John A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+5], Higher ed. tuition asst.-concerns

S1879 [McNamara, Henry P.], Underground storage tank closures-finan.

S1928 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Commuter transp svcs pub awareness-estab

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

S2059 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Omnibus Safety Enforcement Fd-creates

S2136 [Rice, Ronald L./Kean, Sean T.], Qual. Single Acct. Continuum-revises

S2164 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Wage withholdings, diversion-concerns

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

S2326 [Turner, Shirley K./Rice, Ronald L.], MV regis. suspension-concerns

S2328 [Turner, Shirley K.], Driv. w/out proper insur.-concerns







MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2006 (continued)



SENATE SESSION (continued)

S2329 [Turner, Shirley K.], MVC-current address awareness campaign

S2330 [Turner, Shirley K./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Driv. lic. suspension-concerns penal.

S2331 [Turner, Shirley K./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Merit Rating Plan-renames

S2332 [Turner, Shirley K.], MV fines/fees-concerns payment options

SJR59 [Adler, John H./Doria, Joseph V.], Dept. of Ed.-reorg. plan



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

A2987 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Steele, Alfred E./Johnson, Gordon M./Chivukula, Upendra J./Conaway, Herb+5], Bail sources-concerns

A2991 [Whelan, Jim/Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Conaway, Herb/Sires, Albio/Blee, Francis J./Green, Jerry+3], Community guns, possessing-enhance penal

S1490 [Kean, Thomas H./Bucco, Anthony R.+2], Cosmetic med. procedure tax-repeal

S1783 [Sarlo, Paul A./Codey, Richard J.+12], Cosmetic med. procedure tax-repeal

S2009 [Turner, Shirley K./Girgenti, John A.], Community guns, possessing-enhance penal

S2012 [Turner, Shirley K./Girgenti, John A.], Bail sources-concerns

S2055 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Explosives Act-incr. fees and penal.

S2095 [Codey, Richard J.], Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Cred Act

S2269 [Buono, Barbara/Ciesla, Andrew R.], Pub./nonprofit club fees-excl, sales tax

S2289 [Vitale, Joseph F./Scutari, Nicholas P.+4], Club, org. fees, cert.-exemp. sales tax

S2346 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kenny, Bernard F.+1], Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M

S2347 [Lance, Leonard/Bucco, Anthony R.+2], Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M

S2348 [Madden, Fred H./Asselta, Nicholas+3], Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M

S2349 [Karcher, Ellen/Turner, Shirley K.], Open space acquisition, central NJ;$8.1M

S2350 [Rice, Ronald L./Bryant, Wayne R.+1], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.2M



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

For Discussion Only:

S1975 [Rice, Ronald L.], Eminent domain, mun redevel-revise law



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors:

Joseph P. Schooley of Cherry Hill to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Board of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority:

Wilma Harris of Springfield to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of The College of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Poonam Alaigh, M.D., MSHCPM of Warren to replace Reverend Darrell Armstrong, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert A. Altman, Ph.D., Esq. of Princeton to replace Richard Schibell, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Delaware River and Bay Authority:

Susan Atkinson Delanzo of Cape May Court House to replace Maureen Koebig, for the term prescribed by law.

James N. Hogan of Franklinville to replace Warren Wallace, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Domestic Companion Animal Council:

Terrence J. Clark of North Plainfield to replace Charles Gerofsky, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.



MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2006 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the Kean University - Board of Trustees:

Jay Anderson of Westfield to replace Julane Miller-Armbrister, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Monmouth County Board of Taxation:

Hope G. Brodsky, Esq. of Lincroft to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Commission on Higher Education:

Adrian Marcia Dewindt-King, Ed.D. of Turnersville to replace Brenda Louise Henry Leake, Ph.D., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Health Care Facilities Financing Authority:

Gustav Edward Escher, III of Princeton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Somerset County Board of Taxation:

John M. Lore, Esq. of Green Brook to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Sebastian P. Lombardi of Succasunna for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Joseph F. Martone of Toms River for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court:

Jaynee LaVecchia of Morris Township for the term prescribed by law.

S2407 [Weinberg, Loretta/Codey, Richard J.], Marriage laws-revises



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A4 [Roberts, Joseph J./Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M.], CORE proposals-implements

A5 [Conaway, Herb/Stack, Brian P.], Sch. dist. accountability-concerns

A8 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M.], Co. admin. sch. dist. org.-pilot prog.

A9 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M.+1], Bd. of ed.-self insure, cert. insur.

A10 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R.], DOT-enter cert. agreements with loc govt

A11 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R.], Mun. court judges-concerns appointment

A12 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R.], Risk Mgt. Div-estab in Dept. of Treasury

A13 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R.], Comm., councils, bds., inactive-elim.

A14 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M.], Prop. Assessment Reform Act;approp. $4M

A15 [Wisniewski, John S./Gordon, Robert M./Malone, Joseph R.], Loc. Unit Alignment, Reorg. Comm.-estab.

A100 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenstein, Linda R./Baroni, Bill/Greenwald, Louis D./Handlin, Amy H.], Fair & Clean Elections Pilot Proj;$7.67M

A247 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Moriarty, Paul D./Gusciora, Reed], Tickets of admission-concerns resale

A470 [Green, Jerry/Burzichelli, John J./Vas, Joseph/Manzo, Louis M.+15], Housing Affordability-est. Jt. Comm.

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

A807 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Internatl. labor matching org.-concerns

A961 [Munoz, Eric/Voss, Joan M./Vandervalk, Charlotte/Bramnick, Jon M.+9], Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

A1432 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Johnson, Gordon M.+4], Dog lic. fee, mun.-incr. max.

A1616 [Burzichelli, John J./Conaway, Herb/Chivukula, Upendra J./Van Drew, Jeff/Manzo, Louis M.+2], Managed care plans-concern participation

A1767 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Cosmetologist-operate mobile fac.

A1852 [Roberts, Joseph J./Blee, Francis J./Gusciora, Reed/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Barnes, Peter J./Steele, Alfred E.+6], Bloodborne Disease Harm Reduction Act

A2052 [Conaway, Herb/Gordon, Robert M./Greenstein, Linda R.+5], Nursing staff, health care fac.-concerns

A2069 [McHose, Alison Littell/Johnson, Gordon M.], Scooters-concerns operation

A2261 [Wisniewski, John S./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Merchandise ads-incl. cert. info.

A2282 [Cryan, Joseph/Panter, Michael J./Conaway, Herb/Voss, Joan M./Greenwald, Louis D.+26], Cosmetic med. procedure tax-repeal

A2380 [Rumpf, Brian E./Munoz, Eric/Connors, Christopher J./Greenstein, Linda R.+5], Sex offender registration-concerns

A2426 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Vas, Joseph], Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp

A2729 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Accident reports-concerns

A2804 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Stack, Brian P./McKeon, John F.+7], Creosote-treated product-proh. sale/use

A2839 [Sires, Albio/Caraballo, Wilfredo/Gusciora, Reed], Syringes w/out prescription-limited sale

A2923 [Kean, Sean T./Cryan, Joseph], Veh. prot. product warranties-concerns

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

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

A3381 [Roberts, Joseph J./Cryan, Joseph/Green, Jerry], Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab

A3458 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher/Vandervalk, Charlotte], Money order, dormancy fees-reg.

A3518 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Cigarette tax rev.-makes tech. change

A3671 [Greenstein, Linda R./Van Drew, Jeff/Dancer, Ronald S./Burzichelli, John J.], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.2M

A3672 [Fisher, Douglas H./Conaway, Herb/Albano, Nelson T./Whelan, Jim/Conners, Jack], Open space acquisition, so. NJ;$8.552M

A3673 [Gusciora, Reed/Panter, Michael J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Open space acquisition, central NJ;$8.1M





MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2006 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A3674 [Fisher, Douglas H./Karrow, Marcia A./Manzo, Louis M.], Open space acquisition, no. NJ;$9.066M

A3675 [Truitt, Oadline D./Stack, Brian P./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Vas, Joseph/Gordon, Robert M./Manzo, Louis M.], Open space acquisition, urban aid;$39.4M

A3676 [Stanley, Craig A.], Qual. Single Acct. Continuum-revises

AJR113 [Gusciora, Reed], Early Intervention Wk.-third wk. of May

AJR124 [Albano, Nelson T./Van Drew, Jeff/Burzichelli, John J.+4], HERO Camp. st.-declares St. of NJ

S79 [Kean, Thomas H./Turner, Shirley K.+6], Epinephrine, cert. students-concerns

S695 [Weinberg, Loretta/Bucco, Anthony R.], Dog lic. fee, mun.-incr. max. fee

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

S997 [Buono, Barbara+1], Accident reports-concerns

S1074 [Littell, Robert E./Coniglio, Joseph], Scooters-concerns operation

S1082 [Rice, Ronald L.], St.-subsidized rental housing-concerns

S1115 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], Security deposits-concerns return

S1467 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Gill, Nia H.+1], Divorce-adds irreconcilable differences

S1852 [Bryant, Wayne R./Lance, Leonard/Vitale, Joseph F.], Medicaid Prog Integrity, Prot. Act-estab

S2197 [Doria, Joseph V.], Cigarette tax rev.-makes tech. change

SJR14 [Turner, Shirley K./Karcher, Ellen], Early Intervention Wk.-third wk. of May



State House Commission Meeting 9:15 AM

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



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



*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.

The Committee will hear testimony on advanced life support ground services in the State.

S1604 [Rice, Ronald L.], Prescription Monitoring Prog.-estab.

S1758 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Safe Patient Handling Act

S1761 [Vitale, Joseph F./Coniglio, Joseph+2], Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Richard F. Wells of Haddon Heights for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Corrections:

George W. Hayman of Willingboro for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Human Services:

Clarke Bruno, Esq. of Brooklyn to replace Kevin M. Ryan, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.



*ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

The Assembly may consider any action by the Senate or bills from the voting session of December 11.

Voting Session:

A7 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Conaway, Herb/Stack, Brian P.], Pub. sch. dist.-elim. various mandates

A16 [Pou, Nellie/Giblin, Thomas P.], Implements recommendations of JCPE concerning benefits and certain terms and conditions of public office and employment

A930 [Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Vas, Joseph+22], Law Against Discrim.-amends

A1056 [Van Drew, Jeff/Conaway, Herb/Manzo, Louis M./Giblin, Thomas P.+1], Pharmacy Bd.-add two. memb.

A1698 [Fisher, Douglas H./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+26], Tax preparation svcs.-concerns

A2051 [Burzichelli, John J./O'Toole, Kevin J./Voss, Joan M./Scalera, Frederick+9], Vol. assn.-pub. sch. dist. participation

A2134 [Cohen, Neil M./Prieto, Vincent+4], Dental decisions-concerns lic. person

A2262 [Wisniewski, John S./Prieto, Vincent/Schaer, Gary S./Stack, Brian P.+1], Limo operators-concerns

A2282 [Cryan, Joseph/Panter, Michael J./Conaway, Herb/Voss, Joan M./Greenwald, Louis D.+26], Cosmetic med. procedure

tax-repeal

A2575 [Conners, Jack/Wisniewski, John S./Scalera, Frederick/Conaway, Herb/Bramnick, Jon M.+17], Reduced Cigarette Ignition

Propensity

A2664 [Fisher, Douglas H.], Fresh, salt water food product-packaging

A2828 [Cohen, Neil M./McKeon, John F./Sires, Albio/Manzo, Louis M./Quigley, Joan M.+8], Cigarette tax rev. bonds-fd. cert.

proj.

A2912 [Van Drew, Jeff/Prieto, Vincent], Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns

A2969 [Moriarty, Paul D./Bramnick, Jon M./Mayer, David R./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+11], Clothing bins, donation-reg.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2006 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A3083 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.], Toxic chemical-broadens definition

A3102 [Van Drew, Jeff/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Albano, Nelson T./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Musical performance-deceptive practices

A3192 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H./Sires, Albio+17], Domestic companion animals-concerns

A3519 [Cohen, Neil M.], Auto insur. uez prog.-extends date

A3528 [McKeon, John F./Rooney, John E./Gordon, Robert M.], Haz. site cleanup-allocate grant monies

A3529 [Mayer, David R./Moriarty, Paul D./Greenwald, Louis D./Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Contaminated prop.-concerns

A3658 [McKeon, John F./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Johnson, Gordon M.], Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns

A3668 [Cohen, Neil M./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Manzo, Louis M./Bramnick, Jon M.], Credit denial-concerns identity theft

A3787 [Caraballo, Wilfredo], Marriage laws-revises

AJR10 [Conaway, Herb/Stack, Brian P.], Dept. of Ed.-reorg. plan

AJR104 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J./Gregg, Guy R.+12], Rett Syndrome Awareness Day-desig.

AJR116 [Wisniewski, John S.], Transp. Proj. Drainage Pipe Study Comm.

AR157 [Payne, William D.], Eagle Rock Sept. 11th Memor.-concerns

S362 [Karcher, Ellen/Vitale, Joseph F.+5], Law Against Discrim.-amends

S597 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Scutari, Nicholas P.+1], Donation clothing bins-regs.

S1280 [Bryant, Wayne R.], Toxic chemical-broadens definition

S1471 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara+2], Cigarette tax rev. bonds-fd. cert. proj.

S1620 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Allen, Diane B.], Fresh, salt water food product-packaging

S1643 [Cardinale, Gerald/Gill, Nia H.+2], Credit denial-concerns identity theft

S1646 [Buono, Barbara+3], Unemp. comp. benf.-concerns rollover fds

S1841 [Madden, Fred H./Kean, Thomas H.], Limo operators-concerns

S2261 [Madden, Fred H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Contaminated prop.-concerns

S2268 [Gill, Nia H./Rice, Ronald L.], Auto insur. uez prog.-extends date

S2294 [Weinberg, Loretta], Wastewater treatment sys. proj.-concerns

SJR54 [Kean, Thomas H./Karcher, Ellen+5], Rett Syndrome Awareness Day

SJR59 [Adler, John H./Doria, Joseph V.], Dept. of Ed.-reorg. plan



TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2006



Legislative Task Force on Higher Education and the Economy Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The task force has invited representatives of the higer education, health care & business communities to provide testimony on options for merging the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2006



*NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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



TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2007



JOINT SESSION

Joint Session to receive Governor's State of the State Address

Details to be announced