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Vol. XXXVI No. 7 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: February 3, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

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

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1328 [Codey, Richard J.], Type II dist.-move election to Nov.

 

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.+12], Natl Guard emp-allow bus/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

 

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012 (continued)

 

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 1:00 PM 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

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

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.

AR50 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Paycheck Fairness Act-Cong. pass

 

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.

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 (continued)

 

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

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.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1460 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Env. remediation compliance-concerns

 

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.

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

Awareness Day

Pending Introduction and Referral:

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

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 the Department of Labor and Workforce Development concerning trends in unemployment, including long-term unemployment, the condition of the unemployment insurance (UI) trust fund, how soon the positive balance is expected to be restored to the UI trust fund, how many laid off workers are receiving UI benefits under the various tiers of emergency benefits and extended UI benefits, and how many will have benefits end if no further action is taken by Congress, and any recent policies adopted by the Department to help restore the 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

 

**Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Chairman of the ABU Committee has invited the Commissioner of Human Services, Jennifer Velez, Esq., and the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, Mary ODowd, M.P.H., to provide an update on the status of the Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver.

 

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