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Vol. XXXII No. 13 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: March 7, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2008

 

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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

S1164 [Whelan, Jim/Beck, Jennifer+5], Hist. preserv. proj.;$1.068M

S1167 [Bateman, Christopher/Van Drew, Jeff+1], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.4M

S1168 [Adler, John H./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Open space, park devel.;$54.917M

SCR39 [Lance, Leonard/Lesniak, Raymond J.+18], Debt Limitation Clause-voter approval

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S1165 [Adler, John H./Singer, Robert W.], Insur. producers-concerns

S1264 [Turner, Shirley K.], Foreclosure Consulting & Anti-Fraud Act

S1419 [Rice, Ronald L.], Mortgage servicing org.-concerns

For Discussion Only:

S1053 [Singer, Robert W.], Consumer fraud practices-concerns

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S717 [Smith, Bob], Underground storage tanks-concerns

S924 [Van Drew, Jeff], Coastal region-concerns

S1166 [Smith, Bob], Stormwater util. sys.-concerns

S1331 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gordon, Robert M.+2], Horseshoe crabs-concerns

SR41 [Kean, Sean T./Adler, John H.+1], Flexibility, Rebldg. Amer Fisheries Act

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Pedro Jimenez, Jr. of Perth Amboy for the term prescribed by law.

John A. Jorgensen, II of Colonia for the term prescribed by law.

Andrea Carter Latimer of Milltown for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Workers' Compensation Judge:

Joseph Randall Corman of Sayreville for the term prescribed by law.

Ingrid Lynn French of Sicklerville for the term prescribed by law.

S674 [Madden, Fred H., Jr./Van Drew, Jeff], Crimes with bail restrictions-concerns

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate State Government Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

S98 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+4], Adolescent Pregnancy Advis Council-appts

S222 [Singer, Robert W.], PERS-concerns accidental disab. benf.

S1339 [Whelan, Jim], Mun. assets, valuable-concerns sales

S1381 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.], Voting machines-concerns

S1442 [Codey, Richard J./Kean, Thomas H.], Jt. Leg. Ethical Standard Comm.-memb.

SCR85 [Codey, Richard J./Kean, Thomas H.], Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent

SJR17 [O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Korean Amer. Day-desig. Jan.13th each yr

SJR36 [Singer, Robert W./Weinberg, Loretta], Jewish Heritage Mo.-desig. April

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A1291 [Stender, Linda+5], MV and traffic regulations-concerns

S515 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], E-ZPass transponder-concern lost, stolen

S1082 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Parking-concerns

S1086 [Madden, Fred H./Van Drew, Jeff], MV and traffic regulations-concerns

S1362 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Bus and train svc. discont.-concerns

S1390 [Van Drew, Jeff], Vessels, sunken or abandoned-concerns

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

S1247 [Whelan, Jim], St govt shutdown-concerns essential emp

S1393 [Sarlo, Paul A./Whelan, Jim], Atlantic City Convention Ctr.-transfer

S1463 [Whelan, Jim/Girgenti, John A.], Casinos-concerns continued operation

S1464 [Whelan, Jim], Casino complimentaries-concerns tax cred

SCR89 [Whelan, Jim/Gordon, Robert M.], Lottery, casinos-prov continue operation

 

ASSEMBLY Quorum 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Assembly Speaker

 

Assembly Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

A873 [Albano, Nelson T./Oliver, Sheila Y.+10], Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

A1910 [McKeon, John F.], Recycing tax-concerns

A1912 [Fisher, Douglas H./Conaway, Herb , Jr.+1], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M

A2178 [Pou, Nellie/Cohen, Neil M.], Debts owed to courts, co., mun.-concern

S786 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+2], Family leave benf.-extends TDI

S795 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff+10], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2471 [Burzichelli, John J./Stender, Linda +3], Provides casino tax credit against casino gross rev.

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2008 (continued)

 

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A1578 [Cohen, Neil M./Greenstein, Linda R.+3], Pharmacy benf. mgmt. co.-reg.

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A210 [Johnson, Gordon M./Bramnick, Jon M.+2], US Park Police-concerns powers

A2231 [Cryan, Joseph/Pou, Nellie], Organized Retail Theft Task Force-estab.

AJR65 [Albano, Nelson T./Burzichelli, John J.+3], Drunk Driv. Awareness Mo-Dec. of each yr

 

Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2452 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Jt. Leg. Ethical Standard Comm.-memb.

ACR159 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent

ACR164 [Roberts, Joseph J./ Quigley, Joan M.], Gov. St. budget recommen-concerns

 

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 be taking testimony from representatives of government and private industry, including Michael J. Kormos and William Whitehead of the PJM regional transmission organization, the Board of Public Utilities, the Division of Rate Counsel and PSE&G, and from members of the public, concerning the operation of the PJM transmission operation network.

A2439 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], BPU-concerns cert. billing practices

 

Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

A2147 [Burzichelli, John J.], Ticket sales-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2471 [Burzichelli, John J./Stender, Linda], -Provides tax credit against casino gross revenue tax.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Rutgers University, Student Center,

126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing

on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008

 

*ASSEMBLY Session Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

A208 [Johnson, Gordon M./Rible, David P.], Jr. Firemen's Auxiliaries-concerns

A378 [Diegnan, Patrick J., Jr./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Prescribing cert meds to minors-concerns

A422 [Schaer, Gary S./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+14], Religious observance-admin., cert. tests

A462 [Malone, Joseph R., III/Burzichelli, John J.], Pub sch emp-concern substance abuse prog

A562 [Dancer, Ronald S.], St. MVs, surplus-concerns

A832 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Schaer, Gary S.+6], Regulatory Flex Act-expands scope

A873 [Albano, Nelson T./Oliver, Sheila Y.+10], Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

A927 [Scalera, Frederick/Schaer, Gary S.], Constr./blding permit activity-reporting

A1001 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Vas, Joseph+1], Shopping carts, impounding-reg.

A1033 [Wisniewski, John S./Rodriguez, Caridad+1], Child passenger restraint sys.-concerns

A1038 [Wisniewski, John S.], Disabled veh., cert.-concerns

A1105 [Cryan, Joseph/Greenwald, Louis D.+2], Publication req-co, mun comply, Internet

A1250 [Moriarty, Paul D./Vas, Joseph+19], Consumer Telephone Records Prot. Act

A1261 [Moriarty, Paul D./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+8], Gift card acct. numbers-proh. display

A1351 [Prieto, Vincent/Scalera, Frederick+6], Constr. code official tech. asst-concern

A1359 [Prieto, Vincent/Biondi, Peter J.], Landscape Irrigation Contr. Cert.-revise

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

A1461 [DeCroce, Alex+2], Emerg Evacuation Rtes/Procedures Council

A1518 [Rible, David P./Fisher, Douglas H.+1], Mun. courts-concerns

A1563 [Greenstein, Linda R./Munoz, Eric+21], Stalking-concerns

A1638 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Photovoltaic equip.-concern incentives

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2008 (continued)

 

*ASSEMBLY Session (continued)

A1671 [McHose, Alison Littell/Greenwald, Louis D.+1], Classroom placement-concerns

A1763 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Greenstein, Linda R.+2], Energy efficiency standard-cert. product

A1766 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Evans, Elease+1], Driv lic-concern suspension/postponement

A1862 [Conaway, Herb , Jr./Munoz, Eric], Advis. Graduate Med. Ed. Council-memb.

A1910 [McKeon, John F.], Recycing tax-concerns

A1912 [Fisher, Douglas H./Conaway, Herb , Jr.+1], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M

A1942 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Internatl. labor matching org.-concerns

A1977 [Scalera, Frederick/Cohen, Neil M.+1], Sports/entertainment fac-evacuation plan

A2012 [Karrow, Marcia A./Fisher, Douglas H.], Trespassers, cert.-clarifies penal.

A2177 [Scalera, Frederick/Conaway, Herb , Jr.+2], Tobacco products-concerns use, under 19

A2183 [Schaer, Gary S./Munoz, Eric], Nursing home resid.-religious diet req.

A2204 [Quigley, Joan M./Conners, Jack], Overseas absentee ballots-concerns

A2218 [Moriarty, Paul D./ Love, Sandra], Criminal id theft-concerns

A2229 [Roberts, Joseph J./DeCroce, Alex], Voting machines-concerns

A2251 [Stender, Linda/Burzichelli, John J.], Workers' comp.-concerns horse racing emp

A2254 [Giblin, Thomas P.], Robert A. Roe Hwy.-repeal desig.

A2255 [Greenwald, Louis D./Conaway, Herb], Mandated health benf.-concerns

A2260 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed+6], Horseshoe crabs-impose moratorium

A2308 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Smoking, St.-owned fac.-concerns

A2452 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Jt. Leg. Ethical Standard Comm.-memb.

A2495 [Roberts, Joseph J./ DeCroce, Alex], Gov. affairs agent-proh cert people serv

ACR155 [Burzichelli, John J./Dancer, Ronald S.+2], Lottery, casinos-prov continue operation

ACR159 [Roberts, Joseph J.], Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent

ACR164 [Roberts, Joseph J./Quigley, Joan M.], Gov. St. budget recommendations-concerns

AJR79 [Cohen, Neil M./Schaer, Gary S.], Jewish Heritage Mo.-desig. April

AJR80 [Conaway, Herb/Munoz, Eric], Eating Disorders Awareness Mo-desig Feb.

AR40 [Jasey, Mila M./Smith, L. Harvey], Martin Luther King, NJ visit-40th anniv.

AR97 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Light rail quiet zones-concerns

AR108 [Burzichelli, John J./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Digital tv transition-educate consumers

S335 [Kean, Sean T./Adler, John H.+1], Mun. courts-concerns

S625 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Smoking, St.-owned fac.-concerns

S786 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+2], Family leave benf.-extends TDI

S795 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff+10], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$33M

S1023 [Weinberg, Loretta/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Religious obser-admin., cert. tests

S1163 [Whelan, Jim/Beck, Jennifer], Workers' comp.-concerns horse racing emp

S1238 [Van Drew, Jeff/Singer, Robert W.+1], Shopping carts, impounding-reg.

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2008

 

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

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be State Treasurer:

David Rousseau of Hamilton to replace Bradley I. Abelow, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2008

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd.,

The Board Room, Third Floor, Jersey City, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget. TOPICS: Education, Higher Education, Local Government Issues.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM State House Annex,

Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, Trenton NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing

on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget.

MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2008

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

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

The Joint Committee will hold a Reorganizational meeting, followed by a presentation by Commissioner of Education, Lucille Davy, on the status of the Paterson School District.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Gloucester County Institute of Technology,

The McLean Fitness Center, Deptford, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a Public Hearing

on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM The Enterprise Center at Burlington County College, 3331 Route 38, The Pemberton Room, Mt. Laurel, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2009 Budget. TOPICS: Arts, History, Cultural Affairs, Transportation and Environmental Issues.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2008

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 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 2009 Budget. TOPICS: Health and Human Services, Senior, Family and Children's Issues (and all other subjects not listed for 3/19 or 3/26).