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Vol. XXXII No. 2 Internet Update I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: January 18, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 3:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Governor's Financial Restructuring and Debt Reduction Proposal

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008

 

SENATE Quorum 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S71 [Rice, Ronald L.], Homeless shelters-concerns

S88 [Connors, Christopher J.], Age-restricted community-concerns

S107 [Weinberg, Loretta+1], Domestic viol.-community response

S159 [Allen, Diane B.], Main Street NJ prog.-concerns

S415 [Van Drew, Jeff], Real Prop Revaluation Review Comm-create

S544 [Girgenti, John A.], Health Enterprise Zone law-amends

S749 [Codey, Richard J.], Contractors' fds.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S770 [Rice, Ronald L.], Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-redefines role

S772 [Rice, Ronald L.], Pub. housing proj.-cert. of occupancy

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will receive testimony from Willa Spicer, Deputy Commissioner of Education, on the implementation of the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC).

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

S184 [Bucco, Anthony R./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Safe Haven sites-concerns

S324 [Bateman, Christopher], Prescription drug label-concerns

S607 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara+4], Mental health coverage req.-revises

S611 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B.+5], Adoptees-permits access to birth cert.

S625 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Smoking, St.-owned fac.-concerns

S627 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Advisory Graduate Med. Ed Council-memb.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

S233 [Adler, John H.], Drug and alco. abuse-concerns treatment

S296 [Kean, Thomas H./Allen, Diane B.], Human trafficking 24-hr. hotline;$75K

S367 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Tampering w/witnesses-upgrades penal.

S392 [Gill, Nia H.], Trademark Anti-Counterfeiting Act-revise

S503 [Turner, Shirley K.], Witness tampering-upgrades offense

S504 [Turner, Shirley K.], Drug court prog.-amends statute

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S771 [Rice, Ronald L.], Expungements-revises elig.

 

Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will provide representatives of labor and business with an opportunity to express their concerns and objectives related to issues which may be addressed by the Committee during the 2008-2009 session.

S667 [Madden, Fred H.+1], Security, Finan. Empowerment Act-creates

S668 [Madden, Fred H./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Surviving spouses-concerns workers' comp

 

Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

S451 [Haines, Philip E.], Emergency supplies-concerns

S534 [Girgenti, John A.+2], Emerg. mgt. dept.-expands auth.

S672 [Madden, Fred H./Vitale, Joseph F.], Natl. Guard active duty-concerns memb.

S673 [Madden, Fred H./Girgenti, John A.], Cold War vets-issue certificate

S720 [Stack, Brian P.], Alco. bev. lic.-concerns

SJR12 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Firefighter Recognition Day-desig Oct. 2

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet

 

*Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Vas, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A1250 [Moriarty, Paul D./Vas, Joseph+17], Consumer Telephone Records Prot. Act

A1252 [Moriarty, Paul D.+3], Meat packing-concerns

A1261 [Moriarty, Paul D./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+7], Gift card acct. numbers-proh. display

A1494 [Burzichelli, John J./Biondi, Peter J.+16], Manuf. rebates-concerns

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008 (continued)

 

*Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A175 [Johnson, Gordon M./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Bail bonds & enforcement agents-concerns

A1418 [Fisher, Douglas H./Cohen, Neil M.+1], Guide dogs-underwriting guidelines

A1586 [Cohen, Neil M.+2], Life insur. policies-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A1821 [Cohen, Neil M.], Auto insur. PIP claims-concerns

 

*Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A1096 [Cryan, Joseph/Quigley, Joan M.+5], Parkinson's Disease Pub. Awareness Act

A1390 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Electronic health record sys.-concerns

A1767 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force-estab.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A1862 [Conaway, Herb], Advis. Graduate Med. Ed. Council-memb.

A1907 [Conaway, Herb], Provides additional enforcemtn under Heath Care Quality Act

A1908 [Scalera, Frederick], Requires DHSS and DHS to establish autism awareness

 

*Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will receive testimony from Jane Oates, Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, and other invited guests.

A1314 [Stender, Linda/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Textbook rental prog.-concerns

 

*Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A357 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Munoz, Eric+1], Devel. application-notice req.

A668 [Doherty, Michael J./Green, Jerry+2], Co. bds. of taxation-decrease memb.

A1042 [Biondi, Peter J./DeCroce, Alex+1], Mun. zoning hearing-concerns notices

A1265 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Libraries, mun. free-concerns excess fds

A1645 [McKeon, John F.], Loc Pub Contracts Law-redefines qualif.

 

*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A191 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Gang Memb. Relocation Coordinator Off.

A674 [Spencer, L. Grace], Sex offender-concerns evacuations

A839 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Munoz, Eric+8], Wheelchair securement-concerns use

A1498 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+12], Daniel Mackay's Law-death by mv

 

*Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

A269 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Prieto, Vincent], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

A586 [Voss, Joan M.], Notaries Pub. Act of 1979-revises

 

*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 1:30 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will hear testimony from Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells and other invited speakers on issues concerning the tourism industry in New Jersey

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A1909 [Albano/Greenwald], Sports wagering at casinos

 

*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A1906 [Chivakula, Upendra], Requires interactive computer service to remove images/information/data which depicts child engaged in prohibited sexual act...

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008

 

SENATE Quorum 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2008 (continued)

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

S471 [Buono, Barbara], St.-admin pension plans-report on status

S472 [Buono, Barbara], Non-tax debt mgt.-centralizes

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S786 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Family leave benf.-extends TDI

 

*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S73 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.], Ads-proh bus from posting on vacant prop

S227 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Chiropractic practice-concerns

S352 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Chimney sweeps-registration req.

S454 [Buono, Barbara/Scutari, Nicholas P.+2], Lemon law-expands consumer prot.

S467 [Buono, Barbara+3], Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

 

*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The DEP Commissioner has been invited to discuss the Highlands Act, the diesel retrofit program, open space expenditures, and priorities for 2008. The committee also invites any person to testify on their top environmental priority for 2008.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S795 [Sarlo, Paul], Garden State Green Acres, app. $33 million.

S796 [Smith, Bob], Delays effective date of recycling tax.

 

*Senate State Government Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S464 [Buono, Barbara/Madden, Fred H.], Rail station acessibility, disab.-report

S516 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose

S520 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine

S521 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], MV sales, off-site-concerns

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Assembly Speaker

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY Session Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2008

 

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

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2008

 

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, FEBRUARY 25, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2008

 

SENATE Quorum Senate Chambers

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

 

JOINT Session

Joint Session to receive Governor's Budget Message (Details to be announced)

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 11:30 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Agenda will be added upon receipt.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008

 

SENATE Session 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008

 

SENATE Quorum 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2008

 

SENATE Quorum 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Assembly Speaker

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY Session Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2008

 

SENATE Session 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced