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Vol. XL No. 6 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 217th Legislature

Prepared: January 26, 2016 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

Assembly Housing and Community Development Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests and others regarding the housing needs and housing problems faced by residents of New Jersey living in poverty and transitioning out of poverty.

 

Assembly Human Services Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests and the general public regarding social service programs provided by the State and services needed to help residents of New Jersey living in poverty and transitioning out of poverty.

 

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

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests and members of the public regarding ways in which the State's transportation system acts as a barrier to those living in poverty and those working to transition out of poverty. Testimony will focus on ways the system, particularly the mass transit system, can be used to help these residents.

 

Assembly Women and Children Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests and others regarding employment issues faced by those living in poverty and working to transition out of poverty. The Committee also will take testimony on the particular issues faced by children living in poverty.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

 

**Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee meeting has been Canceled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 (continued)

 

Senate Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S977 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Prohibits possession, transport, import, export, processing, sale, or shipment of parts and products of certain animal species threatened with extinction.

S978 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Prohibits possession and transport of parts and products of certain animals at PANYNJ airports and port facilities.

 

Senate Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Gordon, Robert M.

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the federal "Heat and Eat" program, and other governmental programs to combat hunger.

 

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Greenstein, Linda R.

S86 [Bucco, Anthony R./Sweeney, Stephen M.+11], Sch. security-estab class three officers

S172 [Bateman, Christopher/Smith, Bob+1], Firearm possession-concerns

S180 [Bateman, Christopher/Weinberg, Loretta], Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-revises

S218 [Holzapfel, James W.+3], Firearm w/in access to minor-incr. penal

S383 [Barnes, Peter J./Stack, Brian P.+1], Prison physicians-acquire cert. training

S384 [Barnes, Peter J.], Inmates, prescription meds-fac. prov.

S790 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Correction officers-req. police training

S816 [Weinberg, Loretta/Codey, Richard J.+1], Handguns, personalized-sell by retailers

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016 (continued)

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

S92 [Whelan, Jim], Overseas Resid Absentee Voting-revise

S96 [Whelan, Jim/Allen, Diane B.], Gubernatorial election campaigns-finan.

S342 [Kean, Thomas H./Beck, Jennifer+2], Loc. officials-trans. to St. Ethics Comm

SCR38 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Pou, Nellie], Puerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act

SJR11 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.+1], Elections Tech. Study-13 memb task force

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S979 (pending intro & referral) Limits eligibility of certain public employees for health care benefits coverage; prohibits those limited from receiving payments for waiving such coverage.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016

 

**SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

***Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will not meet.

 

***Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S122 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Codey, Richard J.], Flood Prot. & Home Elevation Fd.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S981 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises

S984 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Solar Roof Installation Warranty Prog.

S985 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Clean Veh. Task Force-estab.

S986 [Beach, James/Smith, Bob], Architectural Paint Stewardship Act

S987 [Smith, Bob], St Oceanographer-estab. position

S988 [Smith, Bob/Whelan, Jim], Wind energy proj., qual.-BPU approval

 

***Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

11:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committee will hear from invited guests on the opioid epidemic following consideration of the bills.

S283 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B.+5], Sex change-revise birth cert. procedure

S299 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Homestead prop tax repay.-contest notice

S359 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Tobacco products-raises min. age

S601 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Work First NJ-remove cert. restrictions

S650 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F.+6], Energy assist.-prov. $21 min. annually

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S974 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Prov. Reg. and Acc. Of human milk banks

S975 [Weinberg, Loretta], Req State bd. of Med. Exam. Int. criminal history checks

S976 [Gordon, Robert J.], Req.PHC to prom. Rules and regs. In bio and clinical labs

S983 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F.], Extends eligibility for emergency assit.

 

***Senate Labor Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S889 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Gordon, Robert M.+6], New Jobs for NJ Act

SJR13 [Madden, Fred H.], NJ Careers in Util. Wk.-desig 3rd wk Oct

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S992 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cunningham, Sandra B.], - Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination.

 

***Senate Transportation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016

 

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 (C) Committees scheduled to meet

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

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016

 

SENATE QUORUM

Governor's Budget Message: Details to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM

Governor's Budget Message: Details to be announced

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2016

 

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 3, 2016

 

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 (C) Committees scheduled to meet

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

 

MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016

 

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

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016

 

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, MARCH 14, 2016

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced