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Vol. XXXVI No. 6 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: January 31, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM 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.

A1411 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Wilson, Gilbert L.], Compulsory sch. attendance-concerns

A1608 [Bramnick, Jon M./Coughlin, Craig J.+3], 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

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2310 [Jasey, Mila M./ McKeon, John F.], Type II dist.-move election to Nov.

 

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.+4], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-

clarify intent

 

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.

A2167 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Nonprofit Social Svc. Org.

Task Force

 

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.+4], Mariage Equality, Religious Exemp Act

 

Assembly Labor Meeting

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

The Committee will not meet.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012 (continued)

 

**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 Brigadier General James T. Grant, Director, Joint Staff and Raymond L. Zawacki, Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs to speak on the status of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs as well as the employment 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 New Jersey

to discuss with the Committee issues relating to the authority's operations.

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

A1011 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Wagner, Connie], Port Auth. NY, NJ Transparency

Acct. Act

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

A2166 [Wisniewski, John S.], NY & NJ minutes-Leg. approval req.

 

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.

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

S1351 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Solid & haz. waste-concerns regulation

 

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

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee has invited Raymond L. Zawacki, Deputy Commissioner of Veterans Affairs to speak on the status of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs as well as the employment situation for service members.

S234 [Oroho, Steven V./Bucco, Anthony R.], Natl Guard emp-allow bus/income taxcred

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.

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

S1324 [Whelan, Jim], Casino licensee fees-revise calculation

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

**Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2271 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Singleton, Troy], Higher Ed. constr. application-deadline

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2171 [Conaway, Herb/Singleton, Troy], Health Benf. Exchange Act

A2172 [Conaway, Herb], Health fac.-offer flu vaccine to workers

 

**Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A321 [Dancer, Ronald S./Singleton, Troy+1], Lisa's Law-domestic viol off, monitor

A685 [Kean, Sean T.], Child support and alimony-concerns

A2105 [Coughlin, Craig J.], Criminal impersonation-clarifies

 

**Assembly Women and Children Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers on the gender earnings

gap and pay equity and how these issues effect women in New Jersey.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR50 [Lampitt, Pamela R], Urges Congress to pass the "Paycheck Fairness Act."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

****Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S298 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Van Drew, Jeff], Dental hygienist/dentist-revise statutes

S521 [Norcross, Donald], Printer ink cartridge-display yield

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

S742 [Sarlo, Paul A./Oroho, Steven V.], Revised Uniform Limited Liab. Co. Act

 

****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

S178 [Connors, Christopher J./Beck, Jennifer+7], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

S246 [Gordon, Robert M./Greenstein, Linda R.+7], Hydraulic fracturing-proh. technique

S619 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Mun host petroleum processing fee-permit

S822 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher+2], Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises

S831 [Smith, Bob/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Sewer overflow-estab. notification req.

S1083 [Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Apprentice hunting lic., cert.-estab.

S1177 [Smith, Bob], Fishing gear on artificial reefs-proh.

 

****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.

S67 [Codey, Richard J.], Mental health screening-notify law auth.

S197 [Connors, Christopher J.+1], Personal needs allowance-incr.

S375 [Beach, James/Vitale, Joseph F.], Med. fragile students-estab. standards

S651 [Pou, Nellie], Health Enterprise Zone law-amends

S959 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

S1171 [Weinberg, Loretta], Genital mutilation, under 18-proh.

S1463 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Personal needs allowance-incr.

SJR12 [Oroho, Steven V./Vitale, Joseph F.], Neurendocrine Tumor Cancer

Awareness Day

For Discussion Only:

S149 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], Hosp.-implement MRSA prev. prog.

 

****Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

The Committee will hear testimony from DOLWD re: trends in unemployment, including long-term unemployment, condition of UI trust fund, how soon positive balance will be restored to UI trust fund, how many laid off workers receive UI benefits under various tiers of emergency/extended UI benefits, and how many will have benefits end if no further action taken by Congress, and any recent policies adopted by the department to help restore UI trust fund balance.

S455 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.+1], Emp. discrim., based on credit-proh.

 

****Senate Transportation Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S260 [Gordon, Robert M.], Finan Policy Review Bd-quarterly reports

S476 [Thompson, Samuel D.], E-ZPass transponder theft-concerns

S1212 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Move over law-erect signs

S1269 [Turner, Shirley K.], Svc/guide dogs-concerns NJT's treatment

 

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