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Vol. XXXVI No. 16 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: March 6, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012

 

Senate Higher Education and Assembly Higher Education

Joint Meeting 11:00 AM UMDNJ NJ Dental School, Oral

Health Pavilion, 50 12th Avenue, 1st Floor,

Multi-Purpose Room, Newark, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B./ Asw. Riley, Celeste M.

The Senate Higher Education Committee and the Assembly Higher Education Committee will meet jointly to hear testimony regarding the recommendations submitted to the Governor in the final report of the UMDNJ Advisory Committee.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012

 

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the FY 2013 State Budget. Topics: Health, Human Services, Senior, Family and Children's Issues

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

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.

S581 [Madden, Fred H./Weinberg, Loretta+8], Angel Investor Tax Cred. Act

S743 [Sarlo, Paul A./Oroho, Steven V.], Permit Ext/ Act of 2008-ext. exp. date

S822 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher+2], Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises

S874 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Kean, Thomas H.+4], NJ STARS, NJ STARS II-revise

S1305 [Sarlo, Paul A./Lesniak, Raymond J.], Sellers-clarify tax collection

S1562 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Lesniak, Raymond J.], Urban Transit Hub Tax Cred Act-incr. max

S1566 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Buono, Barbara], Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act

S1762 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Sarlo, Paul A.], Sales tax-temp. deferral, job creation

S1789 [Allen, Diane/Buono, Barbara], Schools implement bullying prevention pgm.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests concerning the fair distribution

of housing and mortgage relief funds, and concerning the fair arbitration of private home warranty claims.

S116 [Rice, Ronald L.], Persons w/ Disab. Communities Comm.

S778 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Pub. questions, cert. mun-revise statute

S829 [Smith, Bob/Beach, James], Vet affordable housing assist-req. rules

S897 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Sr. tenants-concerns rent control

S961 [Weinberg, Loretta], Devel. application-mun post sign on prop

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012 (continued)

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S1085 [Smith, Bob/Norcross, Donald+1], Forest harvest prog-estab St.-owned land

 

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.

S350 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Tamper-resistant opioid drugs-pub. list

S782 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cunningham, Sandra B.+3], For-profit hosp.-report cert.

info, DHSS

S1456 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Organ transplant recipient-

proh. discrim

S1638 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Lyme disease-codifies reporting req.

S1757 [Vitale, Joseph F./Greenstein, Linda R.], Community Health Law Proj-

concerns fding

S1758 [Vitale, Joseph F.], FamilyCare-determine income elig.

SJR36 [Weinberg, Loretta], Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Mo-June

SJR39 [Allen, Diane B.], Displaced Homemakers Awareness Mo-desig.

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S3 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Codey, Richard J.], Min. wage-incr. to $8.50

S853 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Min. wage-incr. to $8.75

S1712 [Madden, Fred H./Beach, James], Ex-svc. memb, cert.-prov. unemp. benf.

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 10:30 AM

Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S1535 [Singer, Robert W./Kean, Thomas H.], Sch. bus., illegally pass-incr. penal.

S1540 [Beach, James], GPS navigation devices-concerns

S1654 [Van Drew, Jeff/Connors, Christopher J.], Tpk. Auth.-one memb reisde in Co.

SJR15 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Doherty, Michael J.], Passenger Rail Sys. Study

Comm.-create

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1761 [Gordon, Robert/Weinberg, Loretta], "PANYNJ Transparency and

Accountability Act."

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 8, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Albano, Nelson T.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2645 [Albano, Nelson T.], Est. restrictions and req. for fishing gear

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012 (continued)

 

Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

A598 [Spencer, L. Grace/Caputo, Ralph R.], Sch. dist vol-crim hist record check req

A893 [Chiusano, Gary R./McHose, Alison Littell], Ed. fac. manager-estab.

renewal process

A1294 [Jasey, Mila M./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+3], VETeach Pilot Prog.-estab.

A2311 [Jasey, Mila M./Coutinho, Albert], Math & Science teachers-address shortage

S1026 [Whelan, Jim/Connors, Christopher J.+6], VETeach Pilot Prog.-estab.

 

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

Chair: Asw. Spencer, L. Grace

The Committee will hear testimony from the Department of Environmental

Protection and other stakeholders regarding State park services

A1151 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+4], Alternative fueled veh.-

concerns purch.

A1459 [Gusciora, Reed/McKeon, John F.], Electronic Waste Mgmt. Act-revises

A2294 [Greenwald, Louis D./Burzichelli, John J.], Env. remediation compliance-concerns

A2395 [Coughlin, Craig J./Coutinho, Albert], Brownfield remediations-auth. loans

A2640 [Spencer, L. Grace], Combined sewer overflows-concerns

A2641 [Spencer, L. Grace], Stormwater util.-auth. creation

 

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quijano, Annette

A266 [Schroeder, Robert+1], Solar panel id emblems req.-notify FF

A2099 [Amodeo, John F./O'Donnell, Jason+22], First responders-immunizes, civil liab.

A2285 [Quijano, Annette], Security-related goods-sales tax exemp.

 

Assembly Human Services Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2646 [Vainieri-Huttle, Valerie], Auth. Certain gestational carrier agreegments

 

Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A763 [Barnes, Peter J.], Court fees-incr. to fd Legal Svcs.

A1035 [Bucco, Anthony M./Caputo, Ralph R.+1], Burglary of resid.-2nd degree crime

A2139 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Benson, Daniel R.], Jessica Rogers' Law-road rage assault

 

Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A1023 [Mainor, Charles/DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Constr. contracts-concerns

prompt pymt.

A1180 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Benson, Daniel R.], Workforce Econ Devel-prov

basic training

A2222 [Singleton, Troy], Emp. UI contrib.-changes

A2402 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], Bus.-hire cert. emp., bonus awards

S873 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Workforce Econ Devel-prov basic training

 

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

Chair: Asw. Tucker, Cleopatra G.

A2184 [Conaway, Herb/Benson, Daniel R.], Vet, wartime disab.-incr. paid allowance

A2555 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./Milam, Matthew W.], Mil commercial driv lic-permits transfer

A2561 [Singleton, Troy/Conaway, Herb], Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets

AR63 [Tucker, Cleopatra G.], Sexual Assault Training Prev. Act-enact

S323 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.+7], Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets

 

Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Stender, Linda

A1179 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Coutinho, Albert], Suppl comp, accumulated leave-

limits use

A2223 [Singleton, Troy/Conaway, Herb+1], St. agency-issued permits-track online

A2489 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Unused sick leave-proh. cert. pymts.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR64 [Stender, Linda], Medco & Express Script-Gov oppose merger

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012 (continued)

 

Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A840 [McHose, Alison Littell/Chiusano, Gary R.], MV pass cert. horses-estab. req.

A1486 [Carroll, Michael Patrick/Bucco, Anthony M.+1], Rt. 24-dedesig. portions

A2036 [Russo, David C.], Wheelchair securement-concerns

A2288 [Wisniewski, John S.], Finan Policy Review Bd-quarterly reports

A2597 [Wisniewski, John S./Rumpf, Brian E.], Move over law-erect signs

AR61 [Wisniewski, John S./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+7], PANYNJ-estab committee investigate finan

 

Assembly Women and Children Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

A2647 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Riley, Celeste M.], Workers' rights-req. emp. to post notice

A2648 [Fuentes, Angel/Lampitt, Pamela R.+3], Emp. info., cert.-concerns disclosure

A2649 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Riley, Celeste M.+4], Pub. contractors-report cert. info. req.

A2650 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Riley, Celeste M.+3], Discrimination in comp.-concerns

 

MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

***Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Albano, Nelson T.

A495 [Albano, Nelson T.+2], Animals-threatens life, crime

A2023 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Horse slaughter-proh.

A2200 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Tigers-impose req, prevent illegal trade

 

***Assembly Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

A566 [Wagner, Connie/Coughlin, Craig J.+3], Veh. charging stations-prov bus tax cred

A638 [Rumpf, Brian E./Conaway, Herb+10], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A1066 [DeCroce, Alex/Chiusano, Gary R.], St Invest Council memb-forbid cert votes

A1176 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Diegnan, Patrick J.+4], NJ STARS, NJ STARS II-revise

A1309 [Greenwald, Louis D./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], St. Investment Council-revise structure

A1871 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Moriarty, Paul D.+6], Unclaimed prop.-concerns

A2351 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Charitable online donations-fds to prov.

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A1338 [Greenwald, Louis D./DeCroce, Alex+17], Permit Ext/ Act of 2008-ext. exp. date

A2294 [Greenwald, Louis D./Burzichelli, John J.], Env. remediation compliance-concerns

A2608 [Coutinho, Albert/Prieto, Vincent+1], Sellers-revise sales tax, cert. persons

A2709 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Bullying prev. prog.-sch. dist implement

 

***Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

The Committee will hear testimony from interested parties on the status of the

New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Program.

 

***Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A1036 [Bucco, Anthony M./Caputo, Ralph R.], Bail-consider gang affiliation

A1335 [Greenwald, Louis D./Caputo, Ralph R.], Marriage and civil union lic.-concerns

A2201 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Solemnize marriages-auth. cert celebrant

 

***Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2651 [Wagner, Connie/Eustace, Timothy], Requires employer notification when relocating call center services to foreign country.

A2708 [Sumter, Shavonda E./Caride, Marlene], Tipped workers-incr. min. wage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012 (continued)

 

***Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Meeting

12:00 PM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Ramos, Ruben J.

The Committee will hear testimony only from invited guests on the issue of

authorizing Internet wagering at Atlantic City casinos.

A1527 [Burzichelli, John J./Quijano, Annette], Watershed Prop. Review Bd.-concerns

A1534 [Burzichelli, John J./Quijano, Annette+1], Pollution Prev. Act-DEP conduct analysis

A2584 [Ramos, Ruben J./Caputo, Ralph R.+1], Admin permit application viol-correction

For Discussion Only:

A2578 [Burzichelli, John J./Prieto, Vincent+1], Internet wagering, AC casinos-permits

ACR125 [Burzichelli, John J./Ramos, Ruben J.+2], Wagers using internet-amend. to permit

 

***Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

A1383 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Renewable energy-amends definitions

A2125 [Burzichelli, John J./Chivukula, Upendra J.], CATV-elim. advance price decrease notice

A2314 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Benson, Daniel R.+1], Energy efficient outdoor lighting-St use

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Montclair State University, Conference Center, University Hall, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

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

FY 2013 State Budget.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ,

The Dental School, 50 Twelfth Avenue, Newark, NJ

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the FY 2013

State Budget. Topics: Education, Higher Education and Local Government Issues

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

****Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

Pending Referral:

S1753 [Beach, James], Energy savings improvement prog.-clarify

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

*New Jersey Law Revision Commission 4:30 PM

153 Halsey St., 7th Floor, Newark, New Jersey

 

State House Commission 9:00 AM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Site to be determined (South Jersey)

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the FY 2013 State Budget. Topics: Public Safety, Economic Development, Transportation, Environment, Arts, History and Cultural Issues, other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Burlington County College, Pemberton Campus Gymnasium, 601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

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

FY 2013 State Budget.