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Vol. XXXII No. 15 Internet Update I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: March 14, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2008

 

SENATE Session 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the call of the Senate President.

Voting Session:

A690 [Spencer, L. Grace/Rodriguez, Caridad+4], Bd. of ed. meetings-pub. participation

A873 [Albano, Nelson T./Oliver, Sheila Y.+15], Family temp. disab. leave-prov. benf.

A1265 [Moriarty, Paul D./Russo, David C.+3], Libraries, mun. free-concerns excess fds

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

A1862 [Conaway, Herb , Jr./Munoz, Eric+2], Advis. Graduate Med. Ed. Council-memb.

A1910 [McKeon, John F./Evans, Elease+2], Recycing tax-concerns

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

A2260 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed+21], Horseshoe crabs-impose moratorium

A2452 [Roberts, Joseph J., Jr./DeCroce, Alex], Jt. Leg. Ethical Standard Comm.-memb.

A2471 [Burzichelli, John J./Stender, Linda], Gross rev.deduct.-casino cert.

ACR159 [Roberts, Joseph J., Jr./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Leg. Code of Ethics-adopt permanent

ACR164 [Roberts, Joseph J., Jr./Quigley, Joan M.+1], Gov. St. budget recommendations-concerns

AJR79 [Cohen, Neil M./Schaer, Gary S.+3], Jewish Heritage Mo.-desig. April

S52 [Rice, Ronald L.], Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check

S111 [Weinberg, Loretta+1], Adoption agencies-criminal background ck

S221 [Singer, Robert W./Redd, Dana], Nursing homes-prov. Medicaid elig. info.

S354 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Emerg Svcs Vol Length, Svc Award-concern

S429 [Van Drew, Jeff], Libraries, mun. free-concerns excess fds

S442 [Pennacchio, Joseph/Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], High sch. special ed. prog.-concerns

S454 [Buono, Barbara/Scutari, Nicholas P.+2], Lemon law-expands consumer prot.

S506 [Oroho, Steven V.], Loc Govt prop sale-concerns commission

S520 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Gordon, Robert M.+1], Ice/snow on mv-removal creates fine

S613 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara+1], Flavored cigarettes-proh. sale

S627 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Advisory Graduate Med. Ed Council-memb.

S656 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Alco. bev. lic.-concerns

S753 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara+1], Anatomical gifts for ed/research-concern

S754 [Codey, Richard J.+1], Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act

S755 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.+8], Hero Act-concerns organ donation

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

S796 [Smith, Bob/Van Drew, Jeff], Recycing tax-concerns

S882 [Gill, Nia H.], Deeds-concerns

S998 [Madden, Fred H., Jr./Kyrillos, Joseph M., Jr.], Disabled veh., cert.-concerns

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

S1164 [Whelan, Jim/Beck, Jennifer+6], Hist. preserv. proj.;$1.068M

S1167 [Bateman, Christopher/Van Drew, Jeff+2], Land-recreation & conserv. purpose;$8.4M

S1168 [Adler, John H./Ciesla, Andrew R.+2], Open space, park devel.;$54.917M

S1300 [Turner, Shirley K./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Bd. of ed. meetings-pub. participation

S1304 [Girgenti, John A.], Machine gun possession-upgrade crime

S1307 [Sarlo, Paul A./Vitale, Joseph F.], Mun.-revert to a calendar fiscal yr.

S1331 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gordon, Robert M.+3], Horseshoe crabs-concerns

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.

S1464 [Whelan, Jim/Pennacchio, Joseph], Promo gaming credits-prov tax deduction

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

SCR86 [Codey, Richard J./Kean, Thomas H.], Gov. St. budget recommen-concerns

SJR19 [Madden, Fred H.], Sch. Bus Driv. Appreciation Day-May 27

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

SJR36 [Singer, Robert W./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Jewish Heritage Mo.-desig. April

SR24 [Van Drew, Jeff], Co. outsourcing jobs-pub. disclosure

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2008 (continued)

 

Joint Senate Environment and Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:30 AM Committee Room 6, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Smith, Bob/ Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Senate Environment Committee and the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee will meet jointly to hear testimony from Inspector General Mary Jane Cooper concerning the Inspector General's report on the Meadowlands Remediation and Redevelopment Project.

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs:

David M. Szuchman, Esq. of Mamaroneck, New York to replace Kimberly S. Ricketts, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

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, 3rd 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

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Business Roundtable

 

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.

 

NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ

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.

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Budget Overview and Revenue Forecast (Office of Legislative Services)

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Budget Overview (State Treasurer).

 

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.

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Budget Overview and Revenue Forecast

(Office of Legislative Services)

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Budget Overview (State Treasurer)

 

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).

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2008

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Economic Growth and Job Creation

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Higher Educational Services

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Proposed Operational Consolidations

 

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Community Affairs

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Education

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Medicaid

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Transportation, NJ Transit

and Motor Vehicle Commission.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Health and Senior Services

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Banking and Insurance

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Labor and Workforce Development

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Health and Senior Services

 

 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2008 (continued)

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Education

 

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Treasury and Interdepartmental Accounts

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Treasury and

Interdepartmental Accounts

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on FY 2009 Budget: Department of Corrections / State Parole Board

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Corrections / State Parole Board

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Departmental Consolidations and Related Programs

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Law and Public Safety

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on FY 2009 Budget: Department of Environmental Protection

 

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Higher Educational Services

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Law and Public Safety

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2008

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Environmental Protection

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Children and Families

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Children and Families

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Community Affairs

 

MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2008

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Human Services

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Human Services

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of Transportation, NJ Transit

and Motor Vehicle Commission

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of State

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: The Judiciary

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 3:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Department of the Public Advocate

 

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer)

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services)

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2008

 

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.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer)

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 11:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2009 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services)