NEW JERSEY

LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR

Office of Legislative Services Office of Public Information

 

Legislative Information and Bill Room State House Annex, Room B-01, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, NJ 08625-0068

(609) 292-4840/ Toll-free in NJ (800) 792-8630

TDD for the hearing impaired (609) 777-2744/ Toll-free in NJ (800) 257-7490

Web Site: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us

For reasonable accommodation of a disability, call 609-984-6818. The provision of assistive listening devices requires 24 hours' notice.

Real time reporter or sign language interpretation requires 5 days' notice.

 

Vol. XXXV No. 15 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 214th Legislature

Prepared: March 4, 2011 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Bergen Community College, Moses

Training Center, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing

on the FY 2012 State Budget.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 12:30 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Albano, Nelson T.

A1832 [Casagrande, Caroline/O'Scanlon, Declan J.], Marlboro Psych. Hosp.-

improve sewerage

A3695 [Burzichelli, John J./Mainor, Charles], Wildlife Rehabilitation Act

S748 [Beck, Jennifer], Marlboro Psych. Hosp.-improve sewerage

 

**Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

A3233 [Ramos, Ruben J./Caputo, Ralph R.], Car-sharing prog.-exemp., mv rental fees

A3626 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Cryan, Joseph], Life science research-prov. corp bus tax

A3859 [Coutinho, Albert], Special improvement dist.-req. approval

A3905 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Urban transit hub tax cred.-expands use

Pending Referral:

A3795 [Egan, Joseph V./Benson, Daniel R.], Unemp. benf.-extends

S2680 [Madden, Fred H./Beach, James], Unemp. benf.-extends

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3905 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Urban transit hub tax cred.-expands use

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.

A3371 [Moriarty, Paul D./Ramos, Ruben J.], Retail food estab.-uniform standards req

A3749 [Ramos, Ruben J.], Veh storage fees-proh when fac is closed

A3770 [Benson, Daniel R./Moriarty, Paul D.], Svc. contracts-proh. automatic renewal

A3862 [Prieto, Vincent/Ramos, Ruben J.], Motor fuel dealers-display prices

 

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 hear from the Commissioner of Environmental Protection and others on issues surrounding the environmental impact of snow removal.

A2440 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Schroeder, Robert], Rockland-Bergen Riv.

Comm.-flood prev.

A3653 [Wagner, Connie/Gusciora, Reed], Hydraulic fracturing-estab. moratorium

AJR67 [Wagner, Connie/Gusciora, Reed], Hydraulic fracturing-NY, PA disapprove

AR112 [Wagner, Connie/Gusciora, Reed+7], Fracturing Respon. Awareness Act-enact

S59 [Cardinale, Gerald/Weinberg, Loretta+2], Bergen Watershed Flood Prev and

Prot Act

 

MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011 (continued)

 

Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting (continued)

For Discussion Only:

A1078 [Gusciora, Reed/Chiappone, Anthony], Pesticide Use Reduction

Recognition Act

A2178 [Munoz, Nancy F.], Pesticide applications-use silver flags

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A243 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Biondi, Peter J.+15], Immunizations-concerns req.

A1642 [Wagner, Connie/Johnson, Gordon M.+12], Birth cert.-concerns

A1982 [Conaway, Herb/ O'Scanlon, Declan J.], Med. malpractice actions-concerns

A3636 [Coughlin, Craig J./Greenwald, Louis D., Medi Acct. Care Org. Demo Proj-estab

A3732 [Quijano, Annette/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Asst. living fac.-estab. resid. rights

A3744 [O'Donnell, Jason/Wagner, Connie+13], Birthing fac.-screen for heart defects

A3746 [Conaway, Herb/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Pub. Health Council-revise memb.

A3868 [Conaway, Herb/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Drugs, off-label-individual insur. cover

S2458 [Codey, Richard J./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Asst. living fac.-estab. resid. rights

S2659 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.], Pub. Health Council-revise memb.

 

Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quijano, Annette

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the topic of State and local emergency preparedness in light of recent power outages in the State of New Jersey.

AJR56 [Riley, Celeste M./Evans, Elease+17], American Red Cross Mo-desig. March

 

Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A412 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Family court proceedings, cert.-concerns

A3536 [Coughlin, Craig J./Quijano, Annette], Criminal impersonation-clarifies

A3727 [Quijano, Annette], Uniform atty. id card-estab. mand.

For Discussion Only:

A3297 [Russo, David C./Rumana, Scott T.+1], Child-proh. unauth photo or videotaping

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A1061 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+7], Automated MV ID sys.-auth. use

A2704 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], St. correction off.-retitles

A3154 [Quijano, Annette/Spencer, L. Grace], Talking, texting while driving-incr fine

A3462 [Johnson, Gordon M./Spencer, L. Grace+1], K9 Veterans Day-desig. March 13

A3602 [Moriarty, Paul D./Ramos, Ruben J.+1], Police dog-enhance penal. for killing

A3613 [Bramnick, Jon M./Johnson, Gordon M.], Police training, alt. route-extends

A3831 [Cryan, Joseph/Johnson, Gordon M.], Wineries-create new lic.

S1833 [Pennacchio, Joseph], K9 Veterans Day-desig. March 13

S2181 [Codey, Richard J./Girgenti, John A.+2], Talking, texting while driving-incr fine

S2541 [Madden, Fred H./Norcross, Donald+4], Police dog-enhance penal. for killing

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011 (continued)

 

Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will hear testimony from Adjutant General Glenn K. Rieth about the current state of the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard, as well as future plans for the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs. The Committee will also hear testimony from Mrs. Robin Walton, Director of Community Affairs and Government Relations at Thomas Edison College.

A2299 [Wagner, Connie/Conners, Jack+1], Beach access-concerns

S114 [Connors, Christopher J./Madden, Fred H.+5], Beach access-concerns

 

Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

A2678 [Quijano, Annette], Notary pub. forms-incl. e-mail address

A2775 [Albano, Nelson T.], Notary pub.-subscribe an oath

A3824 [Prieto, Vincent/Quijano, Annette], Notaries public-mandates

 

Assembly State Government Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Stender, Linda

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests to explore Value-Based Benefit Design models for the delivery of heath care in the SHBP that would expand access to care and improve health outcomes at a more efficient cost. .

A910 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], High-volume, basic computing sys.-study

A2452 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/McHose, Alison Littell], PERS-training on enroll req.

S1392 [Weinberg, Loretta/Oroho, Steven V.], PERS-training on enrollment req.

AR145 [Giblin, Thomas], Timely comm. of collective barg with State emp union rep

 

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 receive testimony from invited guests on the Board of Public Utilities' delay in the distribution of utility assistance grants for qualified households. The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests regarding New Jersey's renewable energy infrastructure.

A2042 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Milam, Matthew W.+1], Solar renewable energy-concerns

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2012 State Budget. TOPICS: Health, Human Services, Senior, Family and Children's Issues.

 

***Joint Budget Oversight Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Co-Chairs: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A./Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Approval Items: 1) DEP-Green Acres Project Changes and Reallocations: 2) Transfer of Appropriations: Foster Grandparents Program, Dept. of Human Services to Dept. of State: 3) NJ Economic Development Authority-Proposed Allocation of Residual Business Employment Incentive Program Bond Proceeds: 4) DEP-Transfer of Flood Control Bond Act Appropriations: 5) Other business as necessary.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011

 

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 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A3469 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+1], Agric. driv. lic.-clarify req.

S285 [Stack, Brian P.], Sewerage connection fees-concerns

S2428 [Van Drew, Jeff], Agric. driv. lic.-clarify req.

S2702 [Doherty, Michael J.], Raw milk permit prog.-estab.

S2710 [Turner, Shirley K.], CATV Universal Access Fd-delete fd. req.

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

S1219 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Crimes on campus-report to loc. police

S1797 [Norcross, Donald], Svc. dogs, used by students-allow in sch

S2244 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Disab. student sch trans-flashing lights

S2505 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Pupil transp. contract-reject lowest bid

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011 (continued)

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

A3167 [Coughlin, Craig J./Wagner, Connie+3], Brownfield remediations-auth. loans

S2278 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim], Brownfield remediations-auth. loans

S2371 [Smith, Bob], Solar Renewable Energy Cert.-purchase

S2467 [Smith, Bob/Cardinale, Gerald+1], St.-owned lands-calculation of value

S2575 [Gordon, Robert M.], Hyraulic fracturing-proh. memb. support

S2576 [Gordon, Robert M./Greenstein, Linda R.], Hydraulic fracturing-proh. technique

S2722 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Decabromodiphenyl ether-limits sale

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Considered:

to be a member of the Civil Service Commission:

Thomas J. Perna of Berkeley Heights to replace Flavella Katherine Branham-Benjamin, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Historic Sites Council:

William M. Sanders of Mountainside to replace John McKinney, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Kean University - Board of Trustees:

Robert W. Cockren, Esq. of Scotch Plains to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Automobile Insurance Risk Exchange Board of Directors:

Mary Bernadette Corrigan, CPCU of North Plainfield to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Institute of Technology University - Board of Trustees:

Anne S. Babineau, Esq. of Summit to replace David J. Samuel, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Real Estate Appraiser Board:

Joseph Palumbo, S.R.A. of Berkeley Heights to replace Robert H. Scrivens, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Thomas Miller of Hillsborough Township for the term prescribed by law.

Philip Mizzone, Jr. of Borough of Woodland Park for the term prescribed by law.

Edward Neafsey of Avon-By-The-Sea for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission:

Honorable Lawrence K. Weiss of Westfield to replace Jerry English, Esq., for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority:

Honorable Mike Ferguson of New Providence to replace Carl Goldberg, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

A1050 [Quijano, Annette/Wisniewski, John S.+4], Law, unauth. practice-

upgrades offense

S184 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Law practice, unauth.-upgrades offense

S972 [Allen, Diane B./Beach, James+1], Sexual assault victims-clarify exam cost

S1798 [Norcross, Donald], Mun. court svc.-agree to share

S2665 [Weinberg, Loretta/Beck, Jennifer], Status of women-repeal obsolete statutes

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Jewish War Veterans Department of New Jersey has been invited to receive a special resolution honoring their service to the veteran community.

ACR144 [Conners, Jack/Gove, DiAnne C.+4], Vet. plot allowance-urge Cong. incr.

S2434 [Van Drew, Jeff], US flags, fly half-staff-Gov. direct

S2729 [Norcross, Donald], Vet. bus enterprise set-aside prog-auth.

SCR129 [Beach, James/Connors, Christopher J.+2], Vet. plot allowance-urge

Cong. incr.

SR82 [Kean, Sean T./Beck, Jennifer], Vet, Ft. Monmouth-post-deployment prog.

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

A2173 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Stender, Linda], St. Dept.-estab. website, nonprofit info

A2464 [Burzichelli, John J./Quijano, Annette+1], St. agency rules-publish, NJ Register

A2722 [Burzichelli, John J./Rumana, Scott T.+2], OAL-modifies process, cert

case hearings

S343 [Oroho, Steven V./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Admin. Procedure Act-revises

S1361 [Buono, Barbara], St. Dept.-estab. website, nonprofit info

S1783 [Oroho, Steven V.], St. agency rules-publish, NJ Register

S2455 [Norcross, Donald], Superintendent of elections off.-abolish

S2653 [Rice, Ronald L.], Nominating petitions-extend deadline

S2666 [Oroho, Steven V.], OAL-modifies process, cert case hearings

S2756 [Beach, James/ Lesniak, Raymond J.], Mail-in-ballots-receive automatically

SCR22 [Van Drew, Jeff/Kean, Sean T.], Raffles-allowed, not-for-profit entities

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011 (continued)

 

**Apportionment Commission Meeting 2:00 PM

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

The purpose of the meeting will be to take testimony from the public on the establishment of legislative districts in New Jersey that will be in effect for the

next 10 years.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011

 

SENATE Senate Chambers

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

 

****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

The Committee will hear testimony from the Department of Human Services regarding the Division of Developmental Disabilities' Return Home New Jersey Plan.

AJR23 [Evans, Elease/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+5], Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Mo.-March

AJR25 [Evans, Elease/Johnson, Gordon M.+5], Alco. Awareness, NJ Youth Mo-

desig April

S57 [Cardinale, Gerald], Psychologists-video record cert sessions

S2119 [Weinberg, Loretta/Singer, Robert W.], Tanning fac. use-proh. persons under 18

S2395 [Vitale, Joseph F./Bateman, Christopher], Revised St. Med. Examiner Act-estab.

S2551 [Weinberg, Loretta], Acquired Brain Injury Fd.-estab.

S2625 [Weinberg, Loretta], Student immunizations-clarify exemptions

S2750 [Vitale, Joseph F.], FamilyCare-determine income elig.

SJR50 [Gordon, Robert M.], Colorectal Cancer Awareness Mo.-March

SJR51 [Gordon, Robert M.], Alco. Awareness, NJ Youth Mo-desig April

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011

 

**Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Camden County College,

Blackwood Campus, 311 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on

the FY 2012 State Budget.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM University Hall Conference Center, Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2012 State Budget. TOPICS: Education, Higher Education and Local Government Issues.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011

 

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

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Camden County College, Blackwood Campus, 311 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2012 State Budget. TOPICS: Public Safety, Economic Development, Transportation, Environment, Arts, History and Cultural Issues (and all other subjects not listed above).