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Vol. XXIX No. 69 INTERNET UPDATE I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 211th Legislature

Prepared: December 8, 2005 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule. Second Annual Session

* Denotes Changes





FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2005



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting 2:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Room A, Douglass College Center,

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

The Commission will discuss the content and structure of its preliminary report to the Legislature. Members of the public are welcome to testify but the testimony will be

limited from 2:00-2:30 or in accordance with pre-arranged scheduling.



Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

50 West State St., 1st Floor Board Room, Trenton, NJ

The Commission should receive written comments at least ten business days

in advance of the meeting.

A333 [Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M./Previte, Mary T.+9], Mental health svcs.-health care coverage

A854 [Barnes, Peter J./Steele, Alfred E./Van Drew, Jeff+7], PFRS-addl. retir. benf. for cert. memb.

A887 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+17], PERS police survivors-paid health benf.

A1825 [Manzo, Louis M.], PFRS-concerns emp. contrib.

A1899 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], PERS, TPAF-concerns survivor benf.

A2253 [Wisniewski, John S./Scalera, Frederick], PFRS, off duty-accidental disab. retir.

A2819 [Cohen, Neil M.], Vet. benf.-extends Korean conflict date

A3974 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], St. emp. paid health benf.-concerns

A4337 [McHose, Alison Littell/Vandervalk, Charlotte], Sch. psychologists-concerns

A4380 [Cohen, Neil M.], PERS memb.-cert. emp. in DLPS

S2518 [Adler, John H.], Domestic partners-concerns family leave

S2712 [Asselta, Nicholas], PFRS-addl. retir. benf. for cert. memb.



MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2005



SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Select Committees to meet at the call of the Senate President



Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Bryant, Wayne R.

S2589 [Buono, Barbara+1], Women's Health Off.;$750K

S2694 [Sarlo, Paul A./Coniglio, Joseph+3], Wastewater treatment sys. proj.;$30M

S2788 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Unemp. taxes, benefits-concerns

S2913 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara], Stem Cell Research Bond Act of 2006



Senate Commerce Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A773 [Gusciora, Reed/Van Drew, Jeff/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+6], Telemarketers-concerns

A3010 [Mayer, David R./Smith, Robert J.+1], Yo-Yo Waterballs-bans sale

A3359 [Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta/Steele, Alfred E./Manzo, Louis M./Bateman, Christopher+40], Health Insur

Affordability Access Reform

A3687 [Fisher, Douglas H./Eagler, Peter C./Voss, Joan M.+4], Acupuncturists-revise statutes

S1839 [Madden, Fred H.], Yo-Yo Waterballs-bans sale

S1999 [Turner, Shirley K.], Telemarketers-concerns

S2374 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Gill, Nia H.], Acupuncturists-revise statutes

S2773 [Gill, Nia H./Adler, John H.], Health Insur Affordability Access Reform











MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2005 (continued)



*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A3186 [Conaway, Herb/Smith, Robert J./McKeon, John F.+6], SPCA-reorg.

S2636 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], SPCA-reorg.



Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

9:30 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A456 [Prieto, Vincent+2], Needle electromyography-physicians

A1987 [Weinberg, Loretta/Manzo, Louis M.+1], Med. gas containers-concerns

A3931 [Morgan, Robert Lewis/Panter, Michael J./Vas, Joseph/Stanley, Craig A.+14], Suicide prev.-concerns instruction

S188 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Singer, Robert W.], Needle electromyography-physicians

S327 [Bark, Martha W.], Mental illness-concerns commitment

S1747 [Vitale, Joseph F./Singer, Robert W.], Lakewood Resource/Referral Ctr.;$200K

S2159 [Allen, Diane B./Vitale, Joseph F.], Homeless prog.;$1M

S2622 [Karcher, Ellen], Suicide prev.-concerns instruction

S2738 [Kean, Thomas H.], Physicians-concerns disciplinary actions

S2760 [Codey, Richard J./Cardinale, Gerald+1], Involuntary commitment-concerns

S2867 [Karcher, Ellen/Weinberg, Loretta], Med. gas containers-concerns

S2901 [Doria, Joseph V./Vitale, Joseph F.], Health care qual. improvement fd.-estab.

SJR66 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Emerg. med. svcs. sys. in NJ-prov. study



Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Advisory Board on Carnival Amusement Ride Safety:

Ian T. Brennan of Highland Park to replace Harold Nolan, Jr., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Drug Utilization Review Board:

Steven Matthew Marcus, M.D. of Montville for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Cultural Trust Board of Trustees:

Joseph E. Gonzalez, Jr. of Skillman to replace Carol Cronheim, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling:

Ann Marie Manahan of Morristown to replace Lynne Rasiewicz, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Water Supply Authority:

Louis C. Mai of Kinnelon to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners:

Fred M. Palace, M.D. of Basking Ridge to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Ronald J. Ianoale, Esq. Ed.D. of Moorestown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Sales and Use Tax Review Commission:

Alan J. Preis, CPA of Florham Park to replace John R. Baldwin, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Planning Commission:

Kenneth Albert, P.E.,P.P. of Englewood to replace Peter Lazaropoulos, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Real Estate Appraiser Board:

Barry J. Krauser of Denville to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Thomas A. Edison State College - Board of Trustees:

Richard W. Arndt of Neshanic Station to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2005 (continued)



Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Lee A. Solomon of Haddonfield for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Burlington County Prosecutor:

Robert Bernardi of Mt. Laurel for the term prescribed by law.

A1077 [Cryan, Joseph/Weinberg, Loretta/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Freedom of speech-concerns

S2517 [Kenny, Bernard F./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], CDS offense-concerns penal.

S2888 [Weinberg, Loretta], Freedom of speech-concerns



ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A292 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Weinberg, Loretta/Gusciora, Reed/Cohen, Neil M./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+23], Contraceptives, prescribed-insur. cover

A559 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Smith, Robert J.+2], Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

A662 [Blee, Francis J./Wolfe, David W./Stanley, Craig A./Previte, Mary T.+8], Sch. personnel, cert.-liab. immunity

A880 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J./Egan, Joseph V./Johnson, Gordon M.+14], FF, police, cert.-hiring preference

A1079 [Cryan, Joseph/Van Drew, Jeff/Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph+13], Gift cert. and cards-reg.

A1298 [McKeon, John F./Weinberg, Loretta], Stroke case registry in St.-estab.

A1353 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Sch. bds-sending/receiving relationships

A1463 [Wisniewski, John S./Cohen, Neil M./Chivukula, Upendra J.+6], Pub. util. emp. id, misuse-upgrade penal

A1622 [Steele, Alfred E./Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], Tech. Procurement Study Comm.-estab.

A2134 [Gusciora, Reed+1], Hutchins F. Inge-honor w/plaque

A2233 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Chiappone, Anthony/Van Drew, Jeff+8], Animal experiments-alternate ed. proj.

A2275 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+2], Water supply fac., cert.-exemp., BPU reg

A2361 [Wisniewski, John S.], Mun. redevel. agencies-concerns

A2379 [Barnes, Peter J./Diegnan, Patrick J.+4], Ammunition, cert.-concerns use by police

A2391 [Greenwald, Louis D./Bodine, Francis L.+6], Interscholastic athletic prog.-concerns

A2407 [Greenwald, Louis D./Conners, Jack/Mayer, David R.], Haz. material carriers-DRPA off. inspect

A2411 [Van Drew, Jeff/Mayer, David R./Stack, Brian P./Gusciora, Reed+26], Animal cruelty, cert.-civil action

A2510 [Van Drew, Jeff/Chiappone, Anthony+1], Clerk, co.-auth to act as loc. registrar

A2624 [Smith, Robert J./Johnson, Gordon M.+6], Boat safety course-concerns

A2941 [Egan, Joseph V./Manzo, Louis M./Gordon, Robert M.+5], Unemp. tax avoidance-deter

A2975 [Van Drew, Jeff/Mayer, David R./Chiappone, Anthony+26], Sch. bus-concerns penal. for passing

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

A3018 [Dancer, Ronald S.+1], Continuing care retir. community-concern

A3080 [Wisniewski, John S./Cohen, Neil M.], Vessels, cert.-req. liab. insur.

A3326 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.+43], Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

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

A3383 [Cohen, Neil M./Cryan, Joseph/Manzo, Louis M.], Hemophilia Svcs.;$200K

A3390 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.], Child in proh. sex act-comp. svc. remove

A3496 [Cohen, Neil M./Weinberg, Loretta+3], Health Claims Auth Processing & Pymt Act

A3645 [Stender, Linda/Green, Jerry], St. Athletic Control Bd.-concerns

A3774 [Wisniewski, John S.], Veh., low-speed, ,cert.-reg. operation

A3784 [Barnes, Peter J.], DOC investigators-attend police training

A3805 [Pou, Nellie/Quigley, Joan M.], Vital records emp.-background check req.

A3806 [Quigley, Joan M./Pou, Nellie], Vital records dissemination-guidelines

A3825 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Tax doc.-concerns filing methods

A3826 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Income tax deadlines-concerns

A3827 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Homestead prop tax rebate-clarify claims

A3828 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M./Gusciora, Reed], Bounty Hunter Lic. Act

A3843 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R./Cohen, Neil M.], TDI benf.-concerns calculation

A3900 [Sires, Albio], World Trade Ctr. Scholarship Fd-contrib.

A3906 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+4], Medicaid reimb. for transp. svcs-concern

A4078 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.], Pineland Devel. Cred. Bank-extend date

A4161 [Roberts, Joseph J./Vas, Joseph/Gusciora, Reed+2], St. bldg. svc. contract-wage standards

A4172 [Fisher, Douglas H.], Fed medicaid waivers-concern devel disab

A4421 [Sires, Albio/Stack, Brian P./Tucker, Donald Kofi], St-subsidized housing units-concerns

A4468 [Sires, Albio/Manzo, Louis M.], Bd. of ed, co. voc. sch dist-incr. memb.

A4473 [Sires, Albio], Jersey City-reduce early retir. penal.

A4474 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenwald, Louis D.], Garden St. Preserv. Trust Fds.-concerns

A4475 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Pass-through entities-concerns taxes

A4483 [Van Drew, Jeff], Sea Isle City, Cape May Co.-auth St sell

A4583 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Unemp. taxes-concerns redirection

A4584 [Sires, Albio/Quigley, Joan M.], Emerg. med. helicopter prog.-incr. fees

AR187 [Dancer, Ronald S./Eagler, Peter C./Pou, Nellie+2], Continuing Care Advis Council-reactivate

S206 [Smith, Bob/Lance, Leonard], Commercial nonagric. activities-concerns

S252 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Ammunition, cert.-concerns use by police

S479 [Buono, Barbara/Madden, Fred H.+1], Stroke case registry in St.-estab.

S530 [Girgenti, John A.], DOC investigators-attend police training





MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2005 (continued)



ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

S540 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H./Cohen, Neil M./Chiappone, Anthony/Bateman, Christopher/Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], Charitable Immunity Act-modifies

S556 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B./Buono, Barbara/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Female contraceptives-insur. cover

S567 [Baer, Byron M./Doria, Joseph V.], Sci. and Tech. Comm.-concerns royalties

S1834 [Adler, John H.], Veh., low-speed, ,cert.-reg. operation

S1847 [Coniglio, Joseph], Unemp. tax avoidance-deter

S1892 [Inverso, Peter A./Bryant, Wayne R.], Bus. taxes, estimated-concerns

S2149 [Scutari, Nicholas P.+2], St. Athletic Control Bd.-concerns

S2211 [Bryant, Wayne R./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Tax doc.-concerns filing methods

S2266 [Doria, Joseph V./Kavanaugh, Walter J.], TDI benf.-concerns calculation

S2413 [Bark, Martha W.], Pineland Devel. Cred. Bank-extend date

S2455 [Rice, Ronald L./Vitale, Joseph F.+4], Fed medicaid waivers-concern devel disab



State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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



TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2005



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting

2:00 PM Winants Hall, Old Queen's Campus,

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

The Commission will discuss the content and structure of its preliminary report to the Legislature. Members of the public are welcome to testify but the testimony will be

limited from 2:00-2:30 or in accordance with pre-arranged scheduling.



WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2005



Senate Community and Urban Affairs Hearing

11:00 AM Newark City Hall, Council Chambers,

2nd Floor, 920 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Committee will hear testimony on the following bills:

S570 [Baer, Byron M.], Tenant lock-out-disorderly offense

S2696 [Madden, Fred H.], Elderly, disab.-concerns housing

S2725 [Doria, Joseph V./Inverso, Peter A.], Elderly, disab.-concerns housing

S2823 [Rice, Ronald L.], Child-prot. window guards-concerns

S2847 [Rice, Ronald L.], Low, moderate income housing-concerns



NJ Citizens' Clean Elections Commission Meeting

2:00 PM Winants Hall, Old Queen's Campus,

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

The Commission will discuss the content and structure of its preliminary report to the Legislature. Members of the public are welcome to testify but the testimony will be

limited from 2:00-2:30 or in accordance with pre-arranged scheduling.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2005



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced



*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S570 [Baer, Byron M.], Tenant lock-out-disorderly offense

S2696 [Madden, Fred H.], Elderly, disab.-concerns housing

S2725 [Doria, Joseph V./Inverso, Peter A.], Elderly, disab.-concerns housing

S2839 [James, Sharpe/Rice, Ronald L.], Newark redevel. proj.;$4M

S2842 [Buono, Barbara], Sch. bldgs.-req carbon monoxide detector

Pending Referral:

A4468 [Sires, Albio/Manzo, Louis M.], Bd. of ed, co. voc. sch dist-incr. memb.



*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

*Please note: Other nominees may be added. **Nominees added pending

nomination and referral.

Considered:

to be a member of the Banking Advisory Board:

Frank A. Bolden of Berkeley Heights to replace Thomas Rafferty, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Casino Control Commission:

William T. Sommeling of Toms River to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Domestic Security Preparedness Task Force:

Steven Olimpio of Kinnelon to replace Herbert E. Spiegel, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.







THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2005 (continued)



*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the Medical Practitioner Review Panel:

Gregg Stolzberg of Mahwah to replace Jacquelyn DeGregorio, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Cultural Trust Board of Trustees:

Steven R. Fink, D.M.D. of Kinnelon to replace Judith Dawkins, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Institute of Technology - Board of Trustees:

Diane Montalto of Woodcliff Lake to replace W. Stanley Brown, Ph.D. for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Council on the Arts:

Christian Conrad Yegen, J.D. of Tenafly to replace Lauren Vanoni Vernon, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission:

William F. Flynn of Wayne to replace Anthony W. Ardis, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners:

April Ann Dixon, R.T. of Ledgewood to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Port Corporation:

Joseph A. Maressa, Jr., Esq. of Waterford to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Health Planning Board:

Jorge L. Verea, M.D. of Cliffside Park to replace Steven Schneider, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Workers' Compensation Judge:

Philip A. Tornetta of Franklin Lakes for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

James A. Geraghty of Oakland for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Edward Jerejian of Franklin Lakes for the term prescribed by law.

Bonnie J. Mizdol of Paramus for the term prescribed by law.

Robert L. Polifroni of Harrington Park for the term prescribed by law.

Kenneth J. Slomienski of Wallington for the term prescribed by law.



Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

11:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

S2595 [Inverso, Peter A.], Pedophile crimes-student pamphlets

S2829 [Turner, Shirley K.], Bounty Hunter Lic. Act

S2927 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Juv. in detention-revise criteria



THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 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



MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2006



SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session (If Necessary): Board list to be announced



ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced