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Vol. XXXVI No. 5 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: January 27, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012

 

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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee has invited the State Treasurer and the Legislative Budget and Finance Officer to discuss the potential cost and impact of a phased 10 percent Gross Income Tax rate reduction and the distribution of State and local tax burdens in New Jersey.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S243 [Gordon, Robert M./Singer, Robert W.+3], Vol. driv.-charitable immunity statute

S292 [Pennacchio, Joseph], Dependent health benf., cert-resume qual

S609 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Banking-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S555 [Gill, Nia H.], Genetic counselor practice-revise scope

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S81 [Bateman, Christopher+5], Health care instit, unused meds-concerns

S84 [Bateman, Christopher/Smith, Bob+2], Sch. Chemical Cleanout Pilot Prog.-estab

S826 [Smith, Bob/Cardinale, Gerald+1], St.-owned lands-calculation of value

S1084 [Smith, Bob], Adopt a Barnegat Bay Stormwater Mgmt Act

S1085 [Smith, Bob], Forest harvest prog-estab St.-owned land

S1270 [Smith, Bob], Renewable energy sys.-estab. prop. tax

 

*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.

S71 [Codey, Richard J.], Yellow Dot prog.-estab.

S173 [Singer, Robert W.+3], St. physician workforce supply-analyze

S376 [Allen, Diane B./Vitale, Joseph F.+8], Donate Life Month-desig. April

S564 [Madden, Fred H.+1], Organ donations-gross income tax deduct.

S852 [Vitale, Joseph F./ Gordon, Robert M.], Auto external defibrillator-immunity

S1210 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Surgical practices- req. lic by DHSS

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S249 [Gordon, Robert M./Vitale, Joseph F.], Workers' comp insur.-cert. corp. req.

S787 [Weinberg, Loretta], Whistleblower-extends protection

S873 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Workforce Econ Devel-prov basic training

S1121 [Madden, Fred H.], Emp. UI tax rates-changes

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 (continued)

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 10:30 AM

Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S73 [Bateman, Christopher], MV fines, cert.-decreases

S437 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose

S578 [Madden, Fred H./Norcross, Donald], Purple Heart Mem. Vet. Hwy.-desig. Rt.42

S717 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Bucco, Anthony R.], Vet. status-indicate on driv. lic.

S1211 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], NJTA proj.-design-build delivery sys.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.

A1230 [Moriarty, Paul D./Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Printer ink cartridge-display yield

A1238 [Moriarty, Paul D./Conaway, Herb], Digital copy machine records-destruction

A1511 [Burzichelli, John J./Moriarty, Paul D.+12], Manuf. rebates-reg. advertising

A1516 [Burzichelli, John J./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+4], Manuf. rebates, mailed-reg.

A1858 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Moriarty, Paul D.+2], Jewelry, cert-proh. manufacture and sale

A2087 [Munoz, Nancy F.], MV recalls-repairs made prior to sale

 

Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

A232 [Schaer, Gary S./Greenwald, Louis D.], Auto. Insur. Risk Exchan-concerns appt

A246 [Schaer, Gary S.], Investment veh.-expand range

A595 [Spencer, L. Grace/Barnes, Peter J.], ATM-prov. withdrawal options

A597 [Spencer, L. Grace/Schaer, Gary S.+2], Banking-concerns

A1558 [Wisniewski, John S.], Boiler insur. inspections-concerns

A1968 [McKeon, John F.+2], Tax collectors-issue blanket bonds

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A832 [Cryan, Joseph/O'Donnell, Jason], Auto external defibrillator-immunity

A1811 [Conaway, Herb/Greenwald, Louis D.], Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

A1830 [Conaway, Herb/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Drugs, off-label-insur. coverage req.

A1838 [Conaway, Herb], Med. fragile students-estab. standards

AJR17 [Eustace, Timothy J.], Multi Sclerosis Ed/Awareness-desig March

MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012 (continued)

 

Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Riley, Celeste M.

The Committee will receive testimony from representatives of the New Jersey Presidents' Council and other invited guests on the current issues facing colleges

and universities.

 

Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1338 [Greenwald, Louis D./DeCroce, Alex+17], Permit Ext/ Act of 2008-ext. exp. date

A1660 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+2], Vol. first aid-concerns

contrib. limits

A1666 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Property Tax appeals-concerns

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Mainor, Charles

The Chairman will hear testimony from representatives of invited organizations and agencies to address the Committee on their policy concerns for the current session.

A588 [Spencer, L. Grace/Coutinho, Albert], Ammunition, penetrate body armor-proh.

A745 [Barnes, Peter J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Inmates, prescription meds-fac. prov.

A1013 [Mainor, Charles], MarcAnthony's Law-defaced firearms

A1685 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Inmates-concerns transitional svcs.

 

Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Ramos, Ruben J.

A755 [Barnes, Peter J./Riley, Celeste M.], CATV-channel change notifications

A1543 [Burzichelli, John J./Rumana, Scott T.], Rev Uniform Limited Liab. Co. Act

A1546 [Burzichelli, John J./Rumana, Scott T.+2], Raffles-revise exemp. from lic. req.

 

Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting

Chair: Asm. Giblin, Thomas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Tourism and the Arts Meeting

Chair: Asm. Milam, Matthew W.

The Committee will not meet.

 

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

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

A1072 [Quijano, Annette/Mainor, Charles], Customer billing practices-concerns

A1382 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Emer. svcs.-req. pub. util. bill cred.

A1384 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Alt. energy portfolio standard-estab.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012

 

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

Chair: Asm. Albano, Nelson T.

A518 [DiMaio, John/Wagner, Connie+4], Raw milk permit prog.-estab.

A638 [Rumpf, Brian E./Conaway, Herb+8], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A2039 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T.], Animal cruelty offense-revises

 

*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

A-2147 is pending introduction and referral.

A1411 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns

A1608 [Bramnick, Jon M.], Janet's Law-concerns defibrillators

A1877 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], Charter sch. estab.-voter approval req.

A2147 [Coutinho, Albert], Charter sch. prog-modify various aspects

 

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

Chair: Asw. Spencer, L. Grace

A186 [Caputo, Ralph R.], Air qual, indoor skating rinks-standards

A733 [Eustace, Timothy J.+1], Health care instit, unused meds-concerns

A1289 [Jasey, Mila M./McKeon, John F.+2], Soil contamination-incl loc pub contract

A1998 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-clarify int

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012 (continued)

 

*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

Chair: Asw. Quijano, Annette

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Human Services Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

The committee will receive testimony from invited speakers about the recent implementation of e-Child Care, an automated child care tracking and attendance system. Bill pending intro & ref: A2167 - Vainieri Huttle/Diegnan - Establishes NJ Task Force on Coordination Among Nonprofit Social Service Organizations.

 

*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A1 [Gusciora, Reed/Oliver, Sheila Y.+1], Mariage Equality, Religious Exemp Act

 

*Assembly Labor Meeting

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

The Committee will not meet.

 

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

Chair: Asw. Tucker, Cleopatra G.

The Committee has invited (Acting) Brigadier General Michael L. Cunniff to speak on the status of the NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs as well as the job situation for service members.

 

*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Stender, Linda

A1214 [Stender, Linda/Conaway, Herb], Chronic health condition-pilot prog.

AJR35 [Stender, Linda], Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12

 

*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 the Port Authority of New York and NJ to discuss with the committee issues relating to the authority's operations. A-2166 Wisniewski (pending intro and referral) - Requires Legislative approval of Port Authority of New York and NJ minutes.

A699 [Ramos, Ruben J./Wagner, Connie], PANYNJ prop.-pymts. in lieu of taxation

A1011 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Wagner, Connie], Port Auth. NY, NJ Transpar. Acct. Act

A1247 [Moriarty, Paul D./Milam, Matthew W.], PANYNJ Commissioners-impose restrictions

 

*Assembly Women and Children Meeting

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

The Committee will not meet.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012

 

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

 

**Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S-1351 (Lesniak) pending intro & referral - Concerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and recycling industries.

S581 [Madden, Fred H./Weinberg, Loretta+9], Angel Investor Tax Cred. Act

S658 [Stack, Brian P.], Sewerage connection fees-concerns

S1209 [Whelan, Jim], Boat manufacturers-qual. for EDA loans

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1351 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], concerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and recycling industries

 

**Senate Education Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

S101 [Cardinale, Gerald/Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Family, sch viol victim-pymts, excl. tax

S134 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+1], Office of Dropout Prev.-estab.

S610 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Ed. svc. agencies-concerns estab.

S647 [Pou, Nellie/Ruiz, M. Teresa], Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012 (continued)

 

**Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers regarding the recommendations submitted to the Governor in the final report of the UMDNJ Advisory Committee.

 

**Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

**Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Norcross, Donald

S449 [Turner, Shirley K.], Security off.-concerns reg.

S876 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Ex-offenders-permits cert. employment

S965 [Weinberg, Loretta], Civilian fed FF-extend hiring preference

S1018 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Amber Alert-AG issue recommendations

 

**Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee has invited (Acting) Brigadier General Michael L. Cunniff to speak on the status of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

S234 [Oroho, Steven V./Bucco, Anthony R.], Natl Guard emp-allowbus/income tax cred

S323 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.+5], Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets

S420 [Van Drew, Jeff/Allen, Diane B.+2], US flags, fly half-staff-Gov. notify

 

**Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7,

3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

S143 [Buono, Barbara], St. expenditure website-concerns

S447 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Pension payout options-spousal consent

S1187 [Allen, Diane B.], Taxpayer Advocate Off.-estab.

Pending Introduction and Referrral:

S1323 [Whelan, Jim], Casino gaming regulation-makes changes

S1324 [Whelan, Jim], Revises calculation of assessments concerning certain casino licensee fees

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012

 

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

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012

 

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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012

 

**Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting

10:00 AM Division of Pension and Benefits,

50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

No verbal comments are accepted during the meeting. The Commission should

receive written comments at least five business days in advance of the meeting.

A373 [Wolfe, David W.], PFRS death benf.-elim. remarriage proh.

A378 [Wolfe, David W.], PFRS-concerns domestic partners

A409 [McGuckin, Gregory P.], Vet. benf.-extends cert. elig.

A626 [Gove, DiAnne C./Rumpf, Brian E.], PERS disab. retirees-reenrollment req.

A694 [Ramos, Ruben J.], Group health insur. coverage-concerns

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012

 

SENATE

Governor's Budget Address - details to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM

Governor's Budget Address - details to be announced

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012

 

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

MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012

 

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

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012

 

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 12, 2012

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012

 

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