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Vol. XXXIV No. 13 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 214th Legislature

Prepared: March 2, 2010 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010

 

Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding the history,

mission and vision for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and

the New Jersey Meadowlands Sports Complex.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010

 

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.

S762 [Beck, Jennifer/Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Earle Naval Weapons Station-housing

S922 [Kean, Thomas H./Turner, Shirley K.+1], Dam restoration proj.-approp.

S935 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Madden, Fred H.+1], Workers' comp. suppl.

benf.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S692 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Homebuyer Tax Cred. Prog-.estab.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S375 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+5], Health svc. corp.-concerns conversion

S940 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Surplus lines producer fees-concerns

S1525 [Gill, Nia H.], Money orders-clarify fees

S1625 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Auto insur., cert.-concerns availability

 

*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:30 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

S286 [Stack, Brian P.], Constr. code fees, loc.-concerns

S874 [Connors, Christopher J.], Mun. fees, cert.-permits cancelation

S1063 [Beck, Jennifer], Loc. govt. ethics-concerns

S1141 [Van Drew, Jeff], Fire dist. budgets-concerns

S1195 [Van Drew, Jeff], Wheelchair ramps, resid.-permit req.

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Weinberg, Loretta

S204 [Whelan, Jim+1], Med. transp. svcs.-concerns

S799 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B.+6], Adoptees birth cert.-permits access

S1333 [Vitale, Joseph F./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Child, resource family home-ed stability

S1399 [Weinberg, Loretta], Adoptees-allows access, cert med history

SJR14 [Beach, James], Childhood Cancer Awareness Wk.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010 (continued)

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S427 [Turner, Shirley K.], Emp. practices-concerns devel. subsidies

S566 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Pub. contractors benf.-concerns

S977 [Allen, Diane B.], Plant closings, layoffs-prenotification

S1395 [Weinberg, Loretta], Pay equity in workplace-concerns

 

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

S508 [Girgenti, John A./Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Youth mentoring prog.-estab.

grant prog.

S1151 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Girgenti, John A.], Nuclear power plant, trespassing-crime

S1417 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Lesniak, Raymond J.], Juv. Justice Comm-transfer

S1429 [Madden, Fred H./Girgenti, John A.], Hand-held device-exemp two-way radios

S1537 [Rice, Ronald L.], Gang related off. report-concerns

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S103 [Rice, Ronald L.], Transp.-related infrastructure proj.

S637 [Ciesla, Andrew R.+2], NJT Corp. emp-crim. background checks

S736 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Motorcycle safety provisions-estab. new

S820 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Specialty lic plate-changes approval sys

S1220 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], Gregory F. Velardi Sr.-desig. rt 23 ramp

 

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: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Budget Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers on the status of the

various State pension systems.

 

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.

A1064 [Gusciora, Reed+3], Attorneys' fees-concerns awarding

A1174 [Addiego, Dawn Marie/Rudder, Scott], MV dealer-concerns trade-in pay off

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010 (continued)

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting (continued)

A1700 [Burzichelli, John J./Milam, Matthew W.+5], Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

AJR32 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Children's Product Safety Mo-desig Sept.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2465 [Milam, Matthew W.], Requires motor vehicle dealer to pay off loan on

trade-in within 21 days.

 

Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

A359 [Schaer, Gary S./Burzichelli, John J.+21], Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prev. Act

A368 [Schaer, Gary S./Greenwald, Louis D.], Auto. Insur. Risk Exchange-

concerns appt

A483 [Rodriguez, Caridad/Schaer, Gary S.+1], Interst. Insur Product Reg

Compact-estab

A586 [Cryan, Joseph], Surplus lines producer fees-concerns

A1017 [Spencer, L. Grace/Schaer, Gary S.+2], Banking-concerns

A2219 [McKeon, John F.], Tax collectors-issue blanket bonds

A2360 [Schaer, Gary S.], Captive insur.-reg.

 

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 take testimony on the recent report by the New Jersey

Council of Teaching Hospitals regarding physician supply and demand.

A330 [Gove, DiAnne C./Rumpf, Brian E.+1], Finan. exploitation of elderly-offense

A1505 [Chiappone, Anthony/Ramos, Ruben J.+16], Colon Cancer Research

Fd.-vol. contrib.

A1995 [Conaway, Herb/Wagner, Connie], Epilepsy drugs-concerns substitution

AJR11 [Voss, Joan M./Polistina, Vincent J.+3], Asperger's Syndrome Awareness

Wk.-April

AJR23 [Evans, Elease/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Mo.-March

For Discussion Only:

A1927 [Conaway, Herb/Wagner, Connie], Psych. svc, inpatient-concerns beds

 

Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

The Committee will conduct a discussion with invited guests concerning the

increased need for mental health services at institutions of higher education

and recommendations for the improvement of existing mental health services.

 

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

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests concerning recent developments regarding the Council on Affordable Housing, and possible

avenues for reform.

A437 [Green, Jerry/McHose, Alison Littell+3], Devel. application-concern approval

A1708 [Burzichelli, John J./Milam, Matthew W.+2], Prop. tax info.-concerns confidentiality

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A1452 [Wisniewski, John S./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Driv. distraction-noted in accident

A2060 [Spencer, L. Grace/Evans, Elease], Sentencing-auth. courts to revoke fees

AJR17 [Albano, Nelson T./Barnes, Peter J.], Crime Victims' Rights-desig April 22-28

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2372 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], Victim claim-estab exception, 5 yr limit

 

**Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

A463 [Voss, Joan M.+1], Notaries Pub. Act of 1979-revises

A1650 [Greenwald, Louis D./Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Cosmetologist-operate

mobile fac.

A1756 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Biondi, Peter J.], Contact lense dispensing-concerns

A2297 [Prieto, Vincent], Consumer complaints, cert.-concerns

S936 [Cardinale, Gerald/Sarlo, Paul A.], Consumer complaints, cert.-concerns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010 (continued)

 

**Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will hear testimony from the public concerning the feasibility of prohibiting a State agency from filing with the Office of Administrative Law a notice of proposal or notice of adoption for any rule that would exceed federal standards or requirements unless specifically authorized by State law.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2464 [Burzichelli, John J.], Req all State agency rules be published in NJ Register,

ACR116 [Burzichelli, John J.], St Intersch. Athletic Assoc-investigate

 

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

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

The Committee will take testimony from the BPU and invited representatives of business ratepayers on the Administration's proposal, as one of its FY 2010 budget solutions, to divert funds from the Retail Margin Fund and Clean Energy Fund.

A912 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Electric pub util costs-concern recovery

A915 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Advanced metering standards-concerns

A917 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Energy efficient outdoor lighting-St use

 

Assembly Tourism and the Arts Meeting

Chair: Asm. Milam, Matthew W.

The Committee will not meet.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the Senate President

 

*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S1 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Bateman, Christopher], Affordable housing-reforms procedures

SR35 [Kean, Thomas H./Sarlo, Paul A.], Meadowlands Stadium-Super Bowl XLVIII

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 11:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Interviewed:

to be Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families:

Janet F. Rosenzweig, MS, Ph.D MPA of Yardley, Pennsylvania to replace Kara Wood, for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Corrections:

Gary M. Lanigan of Staten Island, New York to replace George W. Hayman, for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Human Services:

Jennifer Velez, Esq. of Summit to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

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 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Albano, Nelson T.

A812 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+3], Agric. tourism locations-estab. prog.

A823 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+1], Saltwater fishing, free reg.-estab.

A2304 [Milam, Matthew W.], Menhaden-revises lic. statute

A2305 [Milam, Matthew W.], Jersey Fresh-incl Made With Jersey Fresh

 

***Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding the impact of concussions and other head injuries on student athletes and possible guidelines for addressing such injuries.

A458 [Voss, Joan M./Evans, Elease+2], Attendance in sch. dist.-concerns

A2294 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Caputo, Ralph R.+3], St. bd of ed. memb., cert.-prov. removal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010 (continued)

 

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests regarding the environmental impacts of the Administration's proposals, as part of its FY 2010 budget solutions, to divert funds from the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council, the Highlands Protection Fund - Planning Grant program, the Highlands Municipal Property Tax Stabilization Fund, and the NJ Clean Energy Fund.

 

***Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Scalera, Frederick

The Chairman has invited Charles B. McKenna, the newly appointed Director of

the Office of Homeland Security, to address the committee.

A974 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Domestic Security Task Force-expand memb

A1590 [Scalera, Frederick/Johnson, Gordon M.], Birth cert, duplicate-req. 3 forms of id

A1600 [Scalera, Frederick/Wisniewski, John S.], Emerg. operations plans-concerns

 

***Assembly Human Services Meeting

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

The Committee will not meet.

 

***Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will receive testimony from Attorney General Paula Dow

concerning priorities for the 214th Legislative Session.

A1050 [Quijano, Annette/Wisniewski, John S.+1], Law, unauth. practice-upgrades offense

A1081 [Gusciora, Reed/Prieto, Vincent], Home improvement contractors-concerns

A1392 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Rodriguez, Caridad], Midwives-w/in definition of lic. person

AJR15 [Thompson, Samuel D.+3], Rules of Evidence-amends

AJR27 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R.], Rules of Evidence-proposes an amendment

AJR34 [Casagrande, Caroline], Rules of Evidence-amends

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2469 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R.], Establishes "Blue Ribbon Panel to Review Jersey's Inmate Population.

 

***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: Asm. Conners, Jack

A1945 [Conners, Jack], Honor Guard Ribbon-creates

A1950 [Conners, Jack], Vet. honorable discharge papers-concerns

AR52 [Conners, Jack], POW/MIA desig.-reinstate

For Discussion Only:

A1964 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Post-traumatic stress, mil.-sentencing

 

***Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Stender, Linda

The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers representing local government units and community and civic groups on their efforts to maximize participation in the 2010 census.

AJR38 [Quijano, Annette/Riley, Celeste M.], Census Awareness Mo.-desig. March 2010

AR61 [Stender, Linda/Quijano, Annette], Census Day in NJ-declares April 1, 2010

 

***Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board List to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010

 

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: Time and Board List to be announced

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM 11:30 AM Senate Chambers

12:00 PM: Budget Message (Assembly Chambers)

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2010

 

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 22, 2010

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board List to be announced

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010

 

Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting

10:00 AM Division of Pensions and Benefits,

50 West State St., 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.

A197 [Chiusano, Gary R.+6], Elected off/pub emp health benf-concerns

A486 [Polistina, Vincent J./Amodeo, John F.+2], Elected off.-inelig. health care benf

A539 [Handlin, Amy H./Biondi, Peter J.], PERS memb., elected off.-elim.

A1843 [Schaer, Gary S./Wagner, Connie], Loc. elected off.-concerns health benf.

A2064 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Pub. emp. pension benf-calculation

A2065 [Wagner, Connie/Quigley, Joan M.+1], Co, mun emp health care

coverage-contrib

S1391 [Weinberg, Loretta], Co, mun emp health care coverage-contrib