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Vol. XXXII No. 25 Internet Update I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: May 1, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2008

 

*Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Senate Legislative Oversight Committee will meet to hear testimony from Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson and other invited witnesses on proposed Water Quality Management Planning Rules, NJA.C. 7:15 and proposed Remediation Standards, NJA.C. 7:26D.

 

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008

 

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

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S710 [Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Energy cost saving-prov. prop. tax exemp

S757 [Rice, Ronald L.], Mun. redevel prog-revise procedures

S919 [Van Drew, Jeff], Constr. permit surcharge fees-concerns

S945 [Connors, Christopher J.], Sexually oriented bus.-concerns

S986 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Debts owed to courts, co., mun.-concern

S1026 [Rice, Ronald L.], Mun. contracts, cert.-concerns approval

S1038 [Buono, Barbara], Mun. auth. sewerage svc. charge-concerns

S1171 [Connors, Christopher J.], Personal watercraft-revise laws

S1256 [Kean, Thomas H., Jr.+1], Homestead prop. tax reimb.-concerns

S1288 [Rice, Ronald L.], Ads on real prop.-concerns

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

S70 [Rice, Ronald L.], Charter sch. bd. of trustee memb-concern

S226 [Singer, Robert W./O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Pub. Sch. Student Recess-study benefits

S1000 [Madden, Fred H.], Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation-high sch.

S1088 [Kean, Sean T.], Explosive devices-proh. sch. emp. handle

S1527 [Turner, Shirley K.], Bd of ed emp-elec fingerprinting process

 

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.

A1908 [Scalera, Frederick/Roberts, Joseph J., Jr.+9], Autism awareness prog.-estab.

A2183 [Schaer, Gary S./Munoz, Eric+4], Nursing home resid.-religious diet req.

S620 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Nurse, regis. prof.-concerns ed. req.

S1119 [Kean, Thomas H.], Birth certificate, cert.-concerns

S1177 [Rice, Ronald L.], Homeless people-concerns svcs.

S1180 [Rice, Ronald L.], Homeless Coordinating/Fd Prog Task Force

S1217 [Weinberg, Loretta], Autism awareness prog.-estab.

S1218 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+2], Nursing home resid.-religious diet req.

SJR32 [Madden, Fred H.], Lyme Disease Awareness Mo.-May each yr.

SR46 [Singer, Robert W./Connors, Christopher J.+1], Bisphenol A-ban use

 

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting (continued)

Pending Introduction and Referral:

SJR46 [Weinberg, Loretta], Fibromyalgia Awareness Mo.-desig. May

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Atlantic City Convention Center Authority:

Honorable Joseph A. Maressa, Esq. of Atco to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Landscape Irrigation Contractors Examining Board:

Patric Lisanti of Monroe Township to replace Philip Hayes, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Marine Fisheries Council:

Eleanor A. Bochenek, Ph.D. of Villas to replace Michael Beson, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Motion Picture and Television Development Commission:

Shelley Levitan Adler of Cherry Hill to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Building Authority:

William C. Sproule of Galloway to replace Gerald Della Salla, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Schools Development Authority:

Karim A. Hutson of Jersey City for the term prescribed by law.

Preston D. Pinkett, III of Gladstone for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Laurel Brennan of Cherry Hill to replace Nicole Masciarella, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Honorable Joseph Ripa of Voorhees to replace Frank Spencer, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Education:

Florence McGinn of Flemington to replace Maud Dahme, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Joseph P. Donohue of Union for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas Sumners, Jr. of Lawrenceville for the term prescribed by law.

Patricia M. Wild of Linwood for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Camden Executive County Superintendent:

Margaret J. Nicolosi of Salem for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Salem Executive County Superintendent:

Robert L. Bumpus of Elmer for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Warren Executive County Superintendent:

Kevin B. Brennan, Ed.D. of Frelinghuysen Township for the term prescribed by law.

S674 [Madden, Fred H., Jr./Van Drew, Jeff+1], Crimes with bail restrictions-concerns

S1420 [Cardinale, Gerald/Girgenti, John A.], Court fees, cert.-concerns

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Labor Hearing 1:00 PM

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

Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The public hearing will examine the worker's compensation system in New Jersey. At this public hearing, the Committee will receive testimony from invited presenters only.

 

Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

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

S180 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.+3], Driv. approaching emerg. veh.-conditions

S1301 [Girgenti, John A.], Juv. info.-concerns exchange

S1302 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Stack, Brian P.+1], Driv lic-concern suspension/postponement

S1348 [Turner, Shirley K.], Prisoner Reentry Comm.-estab.

S1493 [Lance, Leonard], US Park Police-concerns powers

S1579 [Van Drew, Jeff], Vet. unclaimed cremains-concerns

SJR31 [Madden, Fred H.], Drunk Driv. Awareness Mo-Dec. of each yr

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet

 

Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Vas, Joseph

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

A1002 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Moriarty, Paul D.+10], Consumer Electronics Warranty Lemon Law

A2087 [Cohen, Neil M.], Svc. contracts-concerns

A2189 [Rumpf, Brian E./Van Pelt, Daniel M.], Sales receipts-concerns acct. numbers

A2191 [Rumpf, Brian E./Van Pelt, Daniel M.], Debit card info., cert.-proh. printing

A2356 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Sales receipts-concerns

 

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

Chair: Asm. Cohen, Neil M.

A1882 [Cohen, Neil M./Vandervalk, Charlotte], Co., mun. budgets-concerns

A2268 [Cohen, Neil M.], ATM operators, cert.-concerns

A2315 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+1], Mortgages of record-concern cancellation

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2539 [Cohen, Neil M.], Maternity svcs.-req installment payments

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

Pending Referral:

A2256 [Voss, Joan M./Prieto, Vincent+2], Autism-estab. advocate office

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2606 [Wagner, Connie/Conaway, Herb/Greenstein, Linda R.], Requires training for all trustees of general hospital.

A2607 [Green, Jerry/Conaway, Herb/Coutinho, Albert/Spencer, Grace L.], Requires each general hospital to annually conduct public meeting for community it serves.

A2608 [Conaway, Herb/Caputo, Ralph R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Shaer, Gary S./Coutinho, Albert/Spencer, Grace L.], Authorizes enhanced DHSS monitoring of hospital financial performance and intervention in management of identified distressed hospitals.

A2609 [Conaway, Herb.], Prohibits hospitals from charging certain uninsured persons more than 15% greater than applicable Medicare rate.

AJR85 [Quigley, Joan M.], Fibromyalgia Awareness Mo.-desig. May

 

MONDAY, MAY 5, 2008 (continued)

 

Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests on the current status of the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS and NJ STARS II) Programs.

 

Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A709 [Spencer, L. Grace], Drunk driv.-concerns blood alco. level

A923 [Scalera, Frederick], Sheriff's off.-clarifies police powers

A1179 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Quigley, Joan M.+5], Driv. approaching emerg. veh.-conditions

A1718 [Munoz, Eric/Prieto, Vincent+1], Ice/snow on mv-removal req, creates fine

A2134 [Wisniewski, John S./Lampitt, Pamela R.+1], Driver distractions-concerns accidents

AR68 [Scalera, Frederick/Conaway, Herb+1], In Case of Emerg. campaign-concerns

 

Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

A719 [Greenwald, Louis D./Johnson, Gordon M.], Cosmetologist-operate mobile fac.

A2406 [Cohen, Neil M.], Cemetery trust fd. req.-concerns

A2433 [Conaway, Herb], Tattooing/Body Piercing Practice Act

A2466 [Prieto, Vincent], Accountants, certified-concerns

 

Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

Invited representatives of Sun Farm, Solar Alliance, PSE&G and Board of Public Utilities will speak on solar energy.

A849 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Voss, Joan M.+1], Energy-conserv. prog., cert.-estab.

A2507 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], BPU-auth. cert. use of cert. revenue

Pending Introduction and referral:

A2610 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Authorizes public providers of utility services to bill customers electronically upon customers' request.

 

Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will hear testimony concerning the Atlantic City Airport, efforts to attract and retain an airline carrier at the airport, and the airport's impact on the region's tourism.

A2011 [Burzichelli, John J.], Atlantic City Convention Ctr. proj.

S1339 [Whelan, Jim+1], Mun. assets, valuable-concerns sales

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2563 [Burzichelli, John J.], Mun. assets, valuable-concerns sales

 

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 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

 

THURSDAY, MAY 8, 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

 

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, MAY 8, 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 Labor and Workforce Development

 

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

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)

 

THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (2) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

 

MONDAY, MAY 19, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2008

 

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

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (A) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (B) Committees scheduled to meet

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 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

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet

 

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced