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Vol. XXXIII No. 6 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: February 3, 2009 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A269 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Prieto, Vincent+4], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

A383 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], NJ Collaborating Ctr, Nursing bd-concern

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

A725 [Greenwald, Louis D./Fisher, Douglas H.], Shaken baby syndrome-concerns info.

A770 [Conners, Jack/Scalera, Frederick+49], PFRS, SPRS, PERS-accidental death benf.

A880 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+5], Reading Disab. Task Force-estab.

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

A1411 [Fisher, Douglas H./Burzichelli, John J.+7], Council on Child Poverty-estab.

A1563 [Greenstein, Linda R./Munoz, Eric+35], Stalking-concerns

A1803 [Albano, Nelson T./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Pharmacy Qual Improvement/Error Prev Act

A1933 [Conaway, Herb/Albano, Nelson T.], Ambulatory surgical fac.-concerns

A2030 [Dancer, Ronald S./Rooney, John E.], Generic drugs-concerns the dispensing

A2038 [Gusciora, Reed/Oliver, Sheila Y.+1], Psych. liens-concerns cert. access

A2079 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Lead poisoning-retailers post warnings

A2268 [Spencer, L. Grace], ATM operators, cert.-concerns

A2276 [Prieto, Vincent/Spencer, L. Grace+1], ATM fee disclosures-concerns

A2614 [Rodriguez, Caridad/Schaer, Gary S.+1], Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab

A2733 [Wagner, Connie/Smith, L. Harvey+1], Nursing homes-prev. of pressure ulcers

A2863 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Greenstein, Linda R.], FF, cert.-criminal background check req.

A2877 [Love, Sandra/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Jewelry-concerns the composition

A2901 [Evans, Elease/Oliver, Sheila Y.], Child Abuse, Neglect Task Force-revise

A3036 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Voss, Joan M.+1], Hist New Bridge Landing St Park-concerns

A3075 [Johnson, Gordon M./Rible, David P.+2], Health club swimming pools-concerns

A3203 [Quigley, Joan M./Spencer, L. Grace+4], Bedbug infestations, resid. prop-concern

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

A3481 [Schaer, Gary S./Scalera, Frederick+1], Police, ff-concern pay status suspension

A3521 [Roberts, Joseph J./Greenwald, Louis D.], Camden City, econ. devel. sites;$3.043M

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

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

A3580 [Karrow, Marcia A./Conaway, Herb+1], Blood donation-concerns age

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

A3648 [Quigley, Joan M./Schaer, Gary S.], Voting machine paper record req.-suspend

A3649 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Gov. budget message-extend to March 12

A3650 [Greenwald, Louis D./Schaer, Gary S.], FY09 approp. act-amends

AJR82 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T.], Salute Hospitalized Vet. Wk.-Feb. 14

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

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

S621 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta+1], NJ Collaborating Ctr, Nursing bd-concern

S787 [Codey, Richard J./Adler, John H.+1], Ambulatory surgical fac.-concerns

S1517 [Gordon, Robert M./Weinberg, Loretta], Nursing homes-prev. of pressure ulcers

S1644 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cardinale, Gerald+2], Hist New Bridge Landing St Park-concerns

S1851 [Girgenti, John A./Bucco, Anthony R.], FF, cert.-criminal background check req.

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

SJR24 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Salute To Hospitalized Vet. Wk.-Feb. 14

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

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

The Committee will hear testimony from the State Comptroller, State Inspector General, State Auditor, and the State Commission of Investigation regarding the operations, roles, and responsibilities of their respective offices.

 

*Senate Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A2640 [Smith, L. Harvey/Conners, Jack+11], Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child

A2655 [Burzichelli, John J./Rible, David P.+2], Crimes committed by students-concerns

S60 [Rice, Ronald L.], Charter sch.-application approval req.

S1609 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Whelan, Jim+1], Higher ed.-concerns structure and finan.

S1809 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Crimes committed by students-concerns

S2159 [Turner, Shirley K.], Teachers-concerns loan redemption prog.

S2248 [Buono, Barbara], Student, higher ed.-concern health insur

S2297 [Allen, Diane B.], Interst Compact Ed Opportunity Mil Child

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited representatives from RxAmerica and Medco Health Solutions regarding errors in billing to PAAD recipients under their Medicare Part D plans.

AJR80 [Conaway, Herb/Munoz, Eric+2], Eating Disorders Awareness Mo-desig Feb.

S149 [Allen, Diane B./Vitale, Joseph F.], PAAD/Sr. Gold prog.-automatic enrollment

S2394 [Buono, Barbara/Vitale, Joseph F.], Medicaid prog.-concerns

S2513 [Codey, Richard J.], Blood donation-concerns age

S2549 [Vitale, Joseph F./Baroni, Bill], Health insur. coverage-concerns

SJR61 [Connors, Christopher J.], Chiari Malformation-Syringomyelia Day

SJR68 [Kean, Thomas H.], Eating Disorders Awareness Mo-desig Feb.

SR47 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.], Universal health insur coverage-enact

SR100 [Rice, Ronald L.], Universal health insur.-enact leg.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

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

S2091 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Cardinale, Gerald], Palimony-concerns

S2534 [Buono, Barbara], False Claims Act-concerns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009 (continued)

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S1982 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Ombudsman for Injured Workers-estab.

S2340 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara], Construction contracts-prevailing wage

S2450 [Kean, Sean T./Allen, Diane B.], Sr. Labor Task Force-creates

S2497 [Madden, Fred H./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Custom fabrication-expand def

S2498 [Madden, Fred H./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Workers' comp. viol.-concerns

 

***Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

A208 [Johnson, Gordon M./Rible, David P.], Jr. Firemen's Auxiliaries-concerns

S1242 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Mun emerg mgmt coordinator-concerns appt

S1336 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Law enforcement off suspensions-concerns

S2266 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim], Alco. bev. lic.-concerns

S2469 [Beck, Jennifer], Mun. emerg. mgmt. coordinators-concerns

S2508 [Girgenti, John A./Connors, Christopher J.], Vol. firefighters-physician's cert. req.

 

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 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

A912 [Scalera, Frederick/McKeon, John F.+7], NJBEST contrib.-allows tax deductions

A1578 [Greenstein, Linda R.+4], Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-reg.

A2057 [Conners, Jack/Milam, Matthew W.], Sch. food svc. prov.-exempts sales tax

 

**Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.

 

**Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Vas, Joseph

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3716 [Vas/Roberts/Coutinho], Expands eligibility, clarifies qualifications and

limits certain provisions under the "Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit."

 

**Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A801 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.+29], Credit card solicitations, cert.-proh.

A1213 [Pou, Nellie/Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], William's Law; pertains to pool safety

A1861 [Conners, Jack], Consumer info.-proh. sale

A2465 [DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Consumer contracts-concerns

A2680 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Bicycles, cert.-reg. sale

A3008 [Burzichelli, John J.], Manuf. rebates, mailed-reg.

A3611 [Spencer, L. Grace/Schaer, Gary S.], Do not leave list-estab.

 

**Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, Fourth Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests on the ongoing economic crisis and the condition of Financial Institutions in NJ

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

The Committee will hear from invited guests regarding mental health services.

A866 [Albano, Nelson T./Munoz, Eric], Primary care-clarify definition

A2309 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph+1], Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

A2519 [Chiappone, Anthony/Ramos, Ruben J.+15], Colon Cancer Ed. Fd.-vol. contrib.

AJR115 [Evans, Elease/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Colorectal Cancer Awareness Mo.-March

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3709 [Conaway, Herb], Pub. Water Supply Fluoridation Act

ACR219 [Conaway, Herb/Greenwald, Louis D],April Oral and Oroph. Caner Awareness

 

**Assembly Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will not meet.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009 (continued)

 

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A3464 [Scalera, Frederick], Loc. budget incr.-concerns limitations

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3711 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Wolfe, David W.], Housing Asst. & Recovery Prog.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

A3690 [Gusciora, Reed], Mun.-consolidates various

 

**Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A3084 [DeCroce, Alex/Rible, David P.+2], Citizen's band radios-concerns use

A3206 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Security Industry Reg. Act

A3273 [Chiusano, Gary R./Lampitt, Pamela R.+1], High-mounted rear stoplights-concerns

A3630 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], DWI offense-concerns downgrading offense

 

**Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

A919 [Scalera, Frederick/Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Internet pharmacies/prescriptions-reg.

A3477 [Evans, Elease/Tucker, Cleopatra G.+1], Ultrasound equip-restricts sale or lease

 

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

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

The Chairman has invited Emmitt Carlton of the Federal Communications Commission to update the Committee on details regarding the analog to digital television switchover.

A108 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Lampitt, Pamela R.], Adolescents' Online Privacy Prot. Act

A678 [Spencer, L. Grace], Pub. util.-concerns overpymts.

A3062 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance

Pending Introduction and Referral:

For Discussion Only:

A3717 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Cable TV and access channels

 

**Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

A3480 [Fisher, Douglas H./Karrow, Marcia A.], Historic Trust-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referrral:

A3691 [Burzichelli, John J./Milam, Matthew W.], Casino Control Act-makes various changes

 

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.

A3688 [Cryan, Joseph/Schaer, Gary S.], PERS and PFRS-concerns funding

S7 [Codey, Richard J.], PERS and PFRS-concerns funding

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

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ