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Vol. XXXIII No. 2 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: January 21, 2009 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009

 

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.

Joseph V. Doria Jr., Commissioner of Community Affairs, and Lucy Vandenberg, Executive Director of the Council on Affordable Housing, have been invited to come before the Committee to speak about recent developments impacting upon affordable housing in New Jersey.

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A462 [Malone, Joseph R./Burzichelli, John J.+1], Pub sch emp-concern substance abuse prog

A1943 [Schaer, Gary S./Lampitt, Pamela R.+10], Finan. literacy pilot prog.-estab.

S208 [Singer, Robert W.], Pub sch emp-concern substance abuse prog

S1408 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch dist emp-concern criminal hist check

S2041 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+5], Bds. of ed.-adopt nepotism policies

S2211 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Finan. literacy pilot prog.-estab.

S2491 [Turner, Shirley K./Codey, Richard J.], Underage Drinking, Higher Ed. Task Force

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S2424 [Sarlo, Paul A./Pennacchio, Joseph], Sports & Exposition Auth. proj.-concerns

S2462 [Sarlo, Paul A./Pennacchio, Joseph], Sports & Exposition Auth. proj.-concerns

S2485 [Lesniak, Raymond J.+3], Affordable housing-modifies laws

 

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.

A2513 [Johnson, Gordon M./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+11], Community Food Pantry Fd-vol. contrib.

S217 [Singer, Robert W./Bucco, Anthony R.], Tobacco products-concerns retail sales

S1562 [Turner, Shirley K.], Ovarian cancer awareness campaign-estab.

S2146 [Bateman, Christopher/Madden, Fred H.], Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

S2311 [Whelan, Jim+1], Med. transp. svcs.-concerns

S2351 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Health insur. coverage-concerns

S2430 [Redd, Dana L.+1], Community Food Pantry Fd-vol. contrib.

S2471 [Vitale, Joseph F./Sweeney, Stephen M.+2], Patient safety-concerns

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

A2947 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Gusciora, Reed+2], Qua-Daishia's Law; grand jury materials

S550 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Executors, cert.-concerns

S799 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Counterfeiting-concerns

MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009 (continued)

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

S1570 [Turner, Shirley K.], Grand jury records-concern discovery

S1640 [Madden, Fred H.], Inheritance rights-concerns

S1645 [Weinberg, Loretta], Alimony-concerns

S2175 [Allen, Diane B.], Identity theft-req. restitution

S2276 [Vitale, Joseph F./Redd, Dana L.], Court appointed special advocate prog.

For Discussion Only:

S2091 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Palimony-concerns

 

**Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S1702 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Van Drew, Jeff], Casino Control Comm. emp.-concerns

S1802 [Weinberg, Loretta], Jobs, Trade and Democracy Act

S2495 [Madden, Fred H./Kean, Sean T.], Workers comp.-concerns non-pymt.

SR92 [Weinberg, Loretta/Madden, Fred H.], Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act-Cong. pass

 

***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.

S340 [Kean, Sean T.], Seaside bathing establishments-repeal

S1467 [Turner, Shirley K.], Hosp.-req. to report cert. injuries

S1551 [Baroni, Bill], Elderly people missing-create emerg plan

S1844 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Girgenti, John A.+1], Silver Alert Sys.-estab, missing elderly

S1926 [Adler, John H./Whelan, Jim+2], Ricci's Law-ignition interlock devices

S2350 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Asst. prosecutors-concern part-time emp.

S2422 [Girgenti, John A./Connors, Christopher J.], Selective Svc Sys regis req-notification

SR20 [Codey, Richard J.], Teen Dating Viol. Awareness, Prev. Wk.

 

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 Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Fisher, Douglas H.

A609 [Karrow, Marcia A.], Firewood sale-concerns

A2859 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Fisher, Douglas H.+2], Solar, wind energy-Right to Farm Act

A3545 [Fisher, Douglas H./Karrow, Marcia A.], Driv. lic., agricultural-concerns

 

*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will receive testimony from Lucille E. Davy, Commissioner of Education, on the Department of Education's High School Redesign Proposal. The Committee will then conduct a roundtable discussion with invited participants on the proposal.

A371 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Wolfe, David W.+7], Sch. bus, svc. life-concerns

A3185 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Cryan, Joseph], Sch. dist.-concerns emp. contracts

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009 (continued)

 

*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

Mark Mauriello, the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, has been invited to address the committee and discuss the State's environmental priorities for 2009.

A2951 [Moriarty, Paul D./Love, Sandra+2], Toxic pollutant exposure-creates crime

A3519 [Moriarty, Paul D./Love, Sandra], Contaminated prop.-concerns

A3541 [Doherty, Michael J./McKeon, John F.], Recycling coordinator, mun.-concerns

A3589 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed], Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

AR157 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Wind energy-urges Cong. to support

 

*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Scalera, Frederick

A917 [Scalera, Frederick/Chivukula, Upendra J.+4], Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab

A3433 [Scalera, Frederick/Albano, Nelson T.], Fire Comm Bd-change petition filing date

A3434 [Scalera, Frederick/Albano, Nelson T.], Emerg. med. svcs.-concerns

 

*Assembly Human Services Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Oliver, Sheila Y.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers regarding the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, including municipal and county administered local Alliance programs to examine programmatic and evaluative outcomes of the council's local initiatives.

A1848 [Johnson, Gordon M./Oliver, Sheila Y.], DYFS caseworkers-prov. w/police asst.

A1850 [Johnson, Gordon M./Oliver, Sheila Y.], DYFS-ensure caseworker safety

A3686 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Wagner, Connie+1], Gov Council, Alco & Drug Abuse-transfers

AJR103 [Roberts, Joseph J./Voss, Joan M.], Disab. Hist., Awareness Mo-desig October

 

*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A2681 [Love, Sandra/Moriarty, Paul D.], Alimony-concerns

A3349 [Greenstein, Linda R./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Victim of crim. insane-notify of release

A3365 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Court appointed special advocate prog.

A3452 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R.], Criminal Sentencing Comm.-creates

A3526 [McKeon, John F./Johnson, Gordon M.], Jury tampering-incr. penal.

A3561 [Johnson, Gordon M./Greenstein, Linda R.], Rape care advocates-concerns

S1880 [Smith, Bob+1], Criminal Sentencing Comm.-estab.

 

*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A3569 [Egan, Joseph V./Quijano, Annette], Workers' comp. viol.-concerns

A3669 [Quijano, Annette/Barnes, Peter J.+3], Workers comp.-concerns non-pymt.

AR171 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Evans, Elease+5], Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act-Cong. pass

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Chairman has invited Kelly Watts, Executive Director, of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation and Vietnam Era Educational Center to discuss with the Committee the importance of her organization's work and its impact on the State's veteran community.

A2725 [Conners, Jack/Albano, Nelson T.+1], Gold Star Parent-auth. special lic plate

A3360 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+4], Troops to College Prog.-estab

ACR199 [O'Scanlon, Declan J./Conners, Jack], Dept. of Defense-share vet. info.

AR153 [McHose, Alison Littell/Conners, Jack+2], Armed Forces memb.-prov. voting info.

SCR117 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Girgenti, John A.+1], Dept. of Defense-share vet. info.

 

*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

A1093 [Cryan, Joseph/Quigley, Joan M.], Cabinet memb.-proh. free housing

A1795 [Milam, Matthew W./Quigley, Joan M.], Corrections privat. contract-concerns

A2464 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], St. reports & publications-concerns

A2976 [Rumpf, Brian E./Van Pelt, Daniel M.], St. mv fleet-calculate miles per gallon

A3616 [Lampitt, Pamela R./DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Solar panel, wind turbine-concerns

MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2009 (continued)

 

*Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee has invited Richard Sarles, Executive Director of the New Jersey Transit Corporation, to provide testimony on the Access to the Region's Core ("ARC") tunnel project and other issues concerning New Jersey Transit.

A3120 [Smith, L. Harvey/Wisniewski, John S.], Railroad rights of way-concerns

A3285 [Casagrande, Caroline], Rail operations-proh. wireless phone use

A3358 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Wireless telephone use-concerns

A3687 [Wisniewski, John S./Giblin, Thomas P.], Rail station acessibility, disab.-report

S464 [Buono, Barbara/Madden, Fred H.+1], Rail station acessibility, disab.-report

For Discussion Only:

A1718 [Munoz, Eric/Prieto, Vincent+1], Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine

A3338 [Giblin, Thomas P./Wisniewski, John S.+32], NJT bd.-adds non-voting memb.

S520 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Gordon, Robert M.+1], Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2009

 

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

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and Board List to be announced

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009

 

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

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 1:00 PM International High School, 200 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ 07501

Kris Kolluri, CEO of the Schools Development Authority, will speak on 2009 projects. Also, a research paper on public-private initiatives and mixed-use school development projects will be presented by Alan Mallach.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2009

 

Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting

10:00 AM 50 West State Street, 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.

A2579 [O'Scanlon, Declan J.], St.-admin retir sys-concerns disab retir

A3116 [Coutinho, Albert+1], TPAF retiree reemployed-concerns

A3299 [Johnson, Gordon M.], PERS retiree-concerns comp.

A3370 [Conaway, Herb], Speech therapy-req. health insur. cover

A3593 [Casagrande, Caroline], PERS-concerns memb. elig.

S414 [Van Drew, Jeff+4], Vet. benf.-broadens elig.

S1322 [O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], St.-admin retir sys-concerns disab retir

S2303 [Oroho, Steven V.], PFRS , elective pub. off.-concern retir.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2009

 

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

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2009

 

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

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2009

 

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

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and Board List to be announced

 

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009

 

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

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

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

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009

 

SENATE QUORUM

Governor's Budget Message: Time and location to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM

Governor's Budget Message: Time and location to be announced

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2009

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2009

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced.

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and Board List to be announced