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Vol. XXXIV No. 14 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 214th Legislature

Prepared: March 5, 2010 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

 

***Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

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 1:00 PM 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

 

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 New Jersey Clean Energy Fund.

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010 (continued)

 

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

A2469 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R.], Blue Ribbon Panel,

Review NJ Inmate Pop.

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

 

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

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010 (continued)

 

Assembly Transportation, Public Works and

Independent Authorities Meeting

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will not meet.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010

 

**Assembly Tourism and the Arts Meeting 1:00 PM

Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ

Chair: Asm. Milam, Matthew W.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited representatives of New Jersey's tourism and arts industries on the importance and benefits of tourism, the arts,

and arts education to the State and its citizens.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010

 

***SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A602 [Peterson, Erik/McKeon, John F.+1], Highlands transfer of devel. rights prog

S80 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Highlands transfer devel. prog.-concerns

S82 [Rice, Ronald L./Van Drew, Jeff], Mun Land Use Law-mod application process

S377 [Weinberg, Loretta+1], Med. Examiners Bd.-concerns memb.

S435 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Substitute teacher-concerns vacancies

S570 [Bateman, Christopher+1], Sch. dist. audit reports-concerns

S572 [Beach, James/Girgenti, John A.], Undersheriffs-concerns duties

S613 [Kean, Sean T./Baroni, Bill], Explosive device search-restrict sch emp

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

S766 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Stack, Brian P.+6], Wine-direct shipping to NJ consumers

S812 [Vitale, Joseph F./Baroni, Bill+3], Contact lenses-concerns dispensing

S834 [Codey, Richard J.], Steroid use among students-deters

S911 [Girgenti, John A.], Assault on health care prof.-penal.

S921 [Smith, Bob/Beck, Jennifer], Solar panels-concerns

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Interviewed:

to be Chief Administrator of the Motor Vehicle Commission:

Raymond P. Martinez, Esq. of Middletown to replace Sharon Harrington, for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Banking and Insurance:

Thomas B. Considine, Esq. of Spring Lake Heights to replace Neil N. Jasey, for the term prescribed by law.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

***Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

A904 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.+13], Innovation zone prog.-estab.

A2215 [McKeon, John F.], Green bldg. loan-qualifications

A2420 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.+3], Shareholder actions-elim. advance notice

S895 [Gill, Nia H./Sarlo, Paul A.], Shareholder actions-elim. advance notice

 

***Assembly Human Services Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

A2068 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], NJ FamilyCare-concerns elig.

A2137 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb+2], Child, resource family home-ed stability

ACR118 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], Prof. Social Work Mo.-desig. March 2010

AJR25 [Evans, Elease/Johnson, Gordon M.+2], Alco. Awareness, NJ Youth Mo-desig March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

****Senate Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 4, 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 Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S239 [Bateman, Christopher/Turner, Shirley K.], Pub. sch design-concerns cert guidelines

S411 [Haines, Philip E./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Hunting/fishing free lic-auth, cert. mil

S1004 [Oroho, Steven V.], Highlands Region-concerns

SCR82 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Earth Hour 2010-urges participation

For Discussion Only:

S463 [Smith, Bob/Buono, Barbara], Renewable energy-concerns net metering

S1411 [Smith, Bob/Beck, Jennifer], Fertilizer applications-estab. standards

 

****Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Interviewed:

to be Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection:

Bob Martin of Princeton to replace Mark N. Mauriello, for the term prescribed by law.

to be Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development:

Harold J. Wirths of Wantage to replace David J. Socolow, for the term prescribed by law.

 

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

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

A1943 [Conners, Jack/Tucker, Cleopatra G.+6], Handicap accessible veh-DMVA fd raise

S1189 [Van Drew, Jeff], Vets' Hospital Task Force-estab.

S1493 [Connors, Christopher J.], Vet. Svcs. Council-changes memb. req.

S1629 [Beach, James/Norcross, Donald], Handicap accessible veh-DMVA fd raise

S1731 [Madden, Fred H./Beach, James], Vet. to Vet. Peer Support Prog.-estab.

 

****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

Catherine Starghill, Esq., Executive Director of the NJ Government Records Council is invited to discuss the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).

S201 [Whelan, Jim+1], Gov. records-make available on internet

S562 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Beach, James], Electronic transactions by St.-concerns

S1217 [Weinberg, Loretta/Van Drew, Jeff], St. reports & publications-concerns

S1495 [Bucco, Anthony R.], St. veh.-display abuse hotline stickers

S1610 [Van Drew, Jeff], St. veh.-reduce number

SR48 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.], Paperless Senate-suppl. Senate Rules

 

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