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Vol. XXXIII No. 12 Internet Update I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

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


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A114 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Johnson, Gordon M.], Tenant-devel. application

notice req.

A678 [Spencer, L. Grace/DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Pub. util.-concerns overpymts.

A866 [Albano, Nelson T./Munoz, Eric+1], Primary care-clarify definition

A1408 [Fisher, Douglas H./Voss, Joan M.+3], Acupuncturists-revise statutes

A1558 [Greenstein, Linda R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+8], Solar energy sys.-concerns

A1642 [McKeon, John F./Albano, Nelson T.], Riparian lands-concerns

A2144 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Vandervalk, Charlotte+2], Black or blue henna tattoos, cert.-proh.

A2309 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph+3], Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

A2438 [McKeon, John F./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+5], Underground storage tanks-concerns

A2484 [Casagrande, Caroline], Corporal Philip A Reynolds Memor. Bridge

A2507 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+6], BPU-auth. cert. use of cert. revenue

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

A2550 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Chivukula, Upendra J.+5], Wind and solar fac.-concerns location

A2765 [Coutinho, Albert/Spencer, L. Grace], MV rentals-cert. mun. impose tax

A3067 [Chiappone, Anthony/Wisniewski, John S.+1], Graduated Driv. Lic. Law-concerns

A3068 [Wisniewski, John S./Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Special learner's, exam permits-concerns

A3069 [Chiappone, Anthony/Barnes, Peter J.+2], Kyleigh's law; cert. driv. display decal

A3070 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Wisniewski, John S.+2], Driv. permits and lic.-concerns

A3084 [DeCroce, Alex/Rible, David P.+3], Communications devices-concerns use

A3360 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+10], Troops to College Prog.-estab

A3433 [Scalera, Frederick/Albano, Nelson T.], Fire Comm Bd-change petition filing date

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

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

A3691 [Burzichelli, John J./Milam, Matthew W.+2], Casinos, casino simulcasting-concerns

A3711 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Wolfe, David W.+1], Housing Asst. & Recovery Prog.-concerns

A3713 [Wisniewski, John S./Johnson, Gordon M.+1], Decal sys.-in place of special lic plate

AJR71 [Conaway, Herb/Lampitt, Pamela R.], Child Obesity Prev. Mo.-desig. March

AJR75 [McKeon, John F./Munoz, Eric], Bipolar Disorder Awareness Mo.-April

AJR115 [Evans, Elease/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Colorectal Cancer Awareness Mo.-March

AJR123 [Conaway, Herb/Wagner, Connie+2], Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Mo.

AR173 [Conners, Jack/Tucker, Cleopatra G.+3], Vet. Health Care Budget Reform Act-memor

S15 [Buono, Barbara], FY09 approp. act-amends

S16 [Codey, Richard J./Ruiz, M. Teresa+3], Driv. permits and lic.-concerns

S2146 [Bateman, Christopher/Madden, Fred H.+3], Defibrillators, assisted living fac.-req

S2188 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Riparian lands-concerns

S2314 [Madden, Fred H./Kean, Thomas H.+3], Kyleigh's law; cert. driv. display decal

SJR33 [Buono, Barbara+1], Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Mo.

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009

 

*SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet (Re-scheduled from March 2nd) 1:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

PLEASE NOTE: Group (3) Committees will NOT meet

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

A2889 [Burzichelli, John J./Malone, Joseph R.+3], Personal Asst. Svcs. Prog.-concerns

A3101 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa],Co. Homeles Trust Fds.-co. reate

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

S1178 [Rice, Ronald L./Redd, Dana L.], Kinship caregivers-concerns

S1986 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Vitale, Joseph F.+3], Personal asst. svcs. prog.-revises

S2354 [Redd, Dana L./Stack, Brian P.+7], Co. Homelessness Trust Fds.-co. create

S2392 [Baroni, Bill/Whelan, Jim+3], Hist. sites-estab. roadside markers

S2475 [Smith, Bob/Buono, Barbara+3], Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

S2519 [Whelan, Jim/Van Drew, Jeff], Casinos, casino simulcasting-concerns

S2512 [Redd, Dana L.], Camden City, econ. devel. sites;$3.043M

S2563 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Court fees, cert.-concerns

S2678 [Buono, Barbara/Sweeney, Stephen M.], St. tax amnesty period-prov.

Pending Referral:

A3589 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed+1], Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.-changes

S2640 [Madden, Fred H./Kean, Thomas H.], Unemp. benf during job training-concerns

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S2341 [Singer, Robert W./Weinberg, Loretta], Court reporting agencies-concerns reg.

S2583 [Codey, Richard J./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Charitable org.-mgt., use of investments

For Discussion Only:

S2532 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.], Health svc. corp.-domestic stock insurer

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

A1074 [Cryan, Joseph/Carroll, Michael Patrick], Vol. firefighters-physician's cert. req.

A2853 [Roberts, Joseph J./Scalera, Frederick+7], Local shared svcs.-St. incentives

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

S379 [Gill, Nia H./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Disab. vet.-concerns prop. tax exemp.

S2259 [Singer, Robert W./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Local shared svcs.-St. incentives

S2339 [Connors, Christopher J.], Loc. Pub. Contracts Law-concerns

S2542 [Rice, Ronald L.+1], Housing auth. exec. dir.-concerns

S2609 [Karrow, Marcia A./Oroho, Steven V.], Recycling coordinator, mun.-concerns

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A2752 [Caputo, Ralph R./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Voter regis. material-

prov elig students

S524 [Girgenti, John A.+2], Nature of drugs instructional prog-estab

S1007 [Allen, Diane B.], Zero Tolerance for Guns Act-concerns

S2490 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. Ethics Act-makes changes

S2541 [Rice, Ronald L./Redd, Dana L.], Voter regis. material-prov elig students

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009 (continued)

 

Senate Education Meeting (continued)

S2647 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. dist vol-crim hist record check req

SJR63 [Gordon, Robert M.], High Sch. Voter Regis. Wk-last wk in May

SJR72 [Turner, Shirley K.], Tech. Innovation Wk.-first wk. in March

 

Senate Environment Meeting

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

Considered:

to be a member of the William Paterson University of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Linda A. Niro of Bridgewater to replace Sonia Rosado, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

William J. Pesce of Basking Ridge to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

William Anklowitz of West Windsor for the term prescribed by law.

Robert Billmeier of Pennington for the term prescribed by law.

John Tassini of Brielle for the term prescribed by law.

Gary Wodlinger of Millville for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Board of Public Utilities:

Jeanne M. Fox, Esq. of New Brunswick to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S1019 [Beck, Jennifer], Corporal Philip A Reynolds Memor. Bridge

S1850 [Girgenti, John A./Sarlo, Paul A.], Chaplain Charles J Watters Mem Bride-Rt3

S2391 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Sweeney, Stephen M.+4], NJT bd.-adds non-voting memb.

S2536 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Stack, Brian P.], Wireless telephone use-concerns

S2537 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Stack, Brian P.], Rail operations-proh. wireless phone use

S2567 [Gordon, Robert M.], Predatory Towing Prev. Act-modifies

S2579 [Kean, Thomas H.], Compression release engine brake-concern

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

The Committee will not meet.

 

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

S-1310 Gordon/Lance (pending referral), A-3817 Schaer and A-3818 Pou are (pending intro & referral).

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

A1941 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Giblin, Thomas P.+1], Dam restoration proj.;$7M

A2464 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+1], St. reports & publications-concerns

A2844 [Love, Sandra/DeAngelo, Wayne P.+10], Silver Alert Sys.-estab, missing elderly

A3365 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Court appointed special advocate prog.

A3763 [Barnes, Peter J./Albano, Nelson T.+4], Computer Crime Prev. Fd.-creates

A3817 [Schaer, Gary S.], St. assets-permits cert. investments

A3818 [Pou, Nellie], Unemp. benf during job training-concerns

S1310 [Gordon, Robert M./Lance, Leonard+2], Dam restoration proj.;$7M

 

*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

A-3819 Greenwald (pending intro) Requires the Director of the Division of Taxation to establish a 45-day State tax amnesty period that ends no later than June 15, 2009. The Chairman has invited the State Comptroller, Matthew Boxer to discuss Federal

A3819 [Greenwald, Louis D.], St. tax amnesty period-concerns

 

*Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Vas, Joseph

Committee invited the NJEDA to discuss expanded financing opportunities for economic development under the fed American Recov&Reinvest Act of 2009,&to provide a status update on the InvestNJ and Main St Prog, as part of the State's economic stim efforts.

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009 (continued)

 

*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

A3767 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Stender, Linda+8], Resid. mortgage foreclosure-concerns

A3816 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Schaer, Gary S.+1], Resid. Mortgage Lending Act

 

*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 has invited Commissioner Heather Howard of Health & Senior Services to discuss State efforts to obtain federal stimulus funding for programs under DHSS jurisdiction.

AJR57 [Voss, Joan M.+1], Asperger's Syndrome Awareness Wk.-April

AJR118 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Mo.-Sept.

AR184 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Cord blood donation-pub. awareness

AR185 [Conaway, Herb/Wagner, Connie], Natl. Nutrition Mo. in NJ-March 2009

For Discussion Only:

A1264 [Moriarty, Paul D./Greenstein, Linda R.+25], Health care fac.-concerns adverse events

A3371 [Moriarty, Paul D./Greenwald, Louis D.+12], Hosp. charges-concerns

A3633 [Conaway, Herb/Vas, Joseph+4], Patient safety-concerns

 

*Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The committee will receive testimony from Jane Oates, Executive Director of the NJ Commission on Higher Education, concerning the impact of the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" on the State's higher education sector.

A361 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Moriarty, Paul D.+4], St., co. coll bd of trustees-adds 2 emp.

A836 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+5], Primary care practitioners-loan redemp

S1220 [Weinberg, Loretta/Turner, Shirley K.+3], Primary care practitioners-loan redemp

 

*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 Commissioner Doria concerning the effect on NJ's Housing Market of monies allocated to NJ by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

A1026 [Wisniewski, John S.], Sr. homeowners-exempt, mun. permit fees

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

A3201 [Spencer, L. Grace], Sr. tenants-concerns rent control

A3628 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T.], Homestead prop. tax reimb.-elig criteria

A3657 [Burzichelli, John J.], Loc. govt. finan. agreements-concerns

A3772 [Greenwald, Louis D./Malone, Joseph R.], Non-age-restricted housing-devel.

S1303 [Smith, Bob/Baroni, Bill], Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance

 

*Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

A2046 [Wisniewski, John S./Giblin, Thomas P.+26], Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

AJR84 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T.], Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series

SJR27 [Van Drew, Jeff], Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series

 

*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 Commissioner Joseph Doria of the Department of Community Affairs to discuss with the Committee the impact of the federal economic stimulus plan on NJ as it relates to weatherization.

 

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