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Vol. XXXIV No. 29 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 214th Legislature

Prepared: May 7, 2010 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens and the Assembly Human Services Joint Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chairs: Sen. Weinberg, Loretta/ Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens and Assembly Human Services Committees will meet jointly to receive testimony from invited speakers about developmental centers and community-based services for persons with developmental disabilities. Members of the public may submit written testimony for consideration by the Committees.

 

MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committee Group (1) scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Committee Group (2) scheduled to meet

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S956 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara], COBRA-extends cert. benf.

S1557 [Cardinale, Gerald/Gill, Nia H.], Pub. adjuster lic.-creates two-year term

S1664 [Gordon, Robert M.], Timeshares-estab. foreclosure procedures

For Discussion Only:

A483 [Rodriguez, Caridad/Schaer, Gary S.+4], Interst. Insur Product Reg

Compact-estab

S175 [Gill, Nia H.], Interst. Insur Product Reg Compact-estab

 

Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

S483 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Smart Growth areas-concerns devel. plans

S763 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Bd. of freeholders dir.-concerns powers

S865 [Connors, Christopher J.], Wharves, piers repair-auth. maintenance

S925 [Van Drew, Jeff], Deployed mil.-auth. prop. tax deferment

S1248 [Rice, Ronald L.], Loc unit or auth budgets-report law suit

S1249 [Rice, Ronald L.], Special Mun. Aid Act-amend

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Weinberg, Loretta

The Committee will hear testimony from the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and other invited guests concerning the scheduled expiration of hospital licensing standards (Chapter 43G of Title 8 of the NJ Administrative Code).

S1342 [Kean, Thomas H.], Eric Munoz Trauma Ctr.-desig.

S1362 [Buono, Barbara], Minor and her child-remain together

SR20 [Bateman, Christopher/Weinberg, Loretta], Neuroendocrine immune

disorder-research

 

MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010 (continued)

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S1813 [Madden, Fred H.], Emp. unemp. taxes-reduce, FY2011

 

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

A1168 [Rible, David P./Cryan, Joseph+1], Alco. bev. at bingo games-concerns

A2031 [Johnson, Gordon M./Coutinho, Albert+3], FF, laid off-concerns hire

S510 [Girgenti, John A./Connors, Christopher J.], Vol. firefighters-req. physician's cert.

S778 [Madden, Fred H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Sex offenders-concerns

S1446 [Cardinale, Gerald/Girgenti, John A.], Sanitation veh-auth flashing amber light

S1564 [Turner, Shirley K.], Juv. Transfer Task Force-creates

S1612 [Van Drew, Jeff/Kean, Sean T.], Alco. bev. at bingo games-concerns

S1799 [Norcross, Donald], FF, laid off-concerns hire

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S445 [Turner, Shirley K.], Veh. regis.-contain issue date

S725 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], E-ZPass transponder-concern lost, stolen

S1639 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Drag racing-upgrades penal.

SJR35 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], NJ Bike Month-desig. May, each year

SR44 [Rice, Ronald L.], Toyota Motor Sales-safety recalls

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

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

The Committee will meet to reorganize. Marc D. Larkins, CEO of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority, will make a presentation.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committee Group (3) scheduled to meet

1:00 PM: Committee Group (4) scheduled to meet

 

**Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

S10 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Income tax rate-incr income exceeding 1M

S692 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff], Homebuyer Tax Cred. Prog-.estab.

 

**Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1872 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Opportunity Scholarship Act-prog

S1889 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Authorizes annual $5 million transfer from "New Jersey Affordable Housing Trust Fund" to "Urban Housing Assistance Fund"

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010 (continued)

 

**Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

A355 [Jasey, Mila M./Voss, Joan M.+4], Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.

A415 [Rumana, Scott T./Cryan, Joseph+1], Sch. dist. annual audit-prov addl. month

S329 [Codey, Richard J.+1], NJBEST-concerns

S1057 [Connors, Christopher J.], Vol. tuition cred. prog.-clarify courses

S1073 [Turner, Shirley K./Kean, Thomas H.], Interdist. Pub. Sch. Choice Prog.-estab.

S1287 [Van Drew, Jeff/Sarlo, Paul A.], Treasurer, sch. money position-optional

S1775 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Sch. dist. annual audit-prov addl. month

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

Honorable Bob Martin, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection,

has been invited to address the Committee and discuss the State's

environmental priorities for 2010.

A917 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Lampitt, Pamela R.+1], Energy efficient outdoor

lighting-St use

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

S987 [Allen, Diane B.], Electric veh. charging sys.-tax exemp.

S1406 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Prop Assess Clean Energy Mun Finan Prog

S1765 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], High Performance Green Bldg. Demo. Proj.

S1780 [Beach, James], Energy efficient outdoor lighting-St use

 

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 Community Affairs:

Lori Grifa, Esq. of Montclair to replace Charles Richman, 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

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.

 

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

S130 [Bucco, Anthony R./Pennacchio, Joseph], Downhill skiing-concerns cert. req.

S359 [Weinberg, Loretta/O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Regional comm-Gov. auth, approve minutes

S439 [Turner, Shirley K.], Pension payout options, cert-concerns

S1730 [Norcross, Donald/O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Pub. off. and emp.-reside in NJ

S1811 [Beck, Jennifer/Sarlo, Paul A.+3], Thoroughbred racing dates-reduce

SR45 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Gambling, compulsive-treatable disorder

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S1866 [Whelan, Jim+1], Casino lic.-estab. alt. methods

S1867 [Whelan, Jim+1], Casino Control inspector-remove presence

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 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.

A828 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+1], Commercial fishing-concerns complaints

A2282 [DeCroce, Alex/Bramnick, Jon M.+2], Co agriculture devel bds-alt voting memb

AR63 [Amodeo, John F./Albano, Nelson T.+4], Shellfish safety-urges FDA to improve

 

**Assembly Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

A1678 [Greenwald, Louis D./Prieto, Vincent], Homebuyer Tax Cred. Prog-.estab.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A10 [Oliver, Sheila Y/Cryan, Joseph], Increase tax rate on income exceeding $1 million

A20 [Moriarity, Paul D./Greenstein, Linda R./Riley, Celeste M.], Supplemental state appropriations act for fiscal year 2010-2011

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010 (continued)

 

*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will receive testimony from Bret D. Schundler, Commissioner of Education, on the administration and results of the Alternative High School Assessment.

A561 [Cryan, Joseph/Lampitt, Pamela R.+4], Student drop-out/graduation rate-concern

A2573 [O'Scanlon, Declan J./Polistina, Vincent J.], Treas, sch. money position-optional

For Discussion Only:

A2300 [Wagner, Connie/Rumana, Scott T.], Special ed eval. svc-clarify St. fd elig

 

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

Honorable Bob Martin, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, has

been invited to address the committee and discuss the State's environmental

priorities for 2010.

A624 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Well testing costs-owner St tax deduct

A1052 [Quijano, Annette/Cryan, Joseph+2], Biofuels-concerns

A1851 [Gusciora, Reed/Jasey, Mila M.+29], Hist. Property Reinvestment Act

A2217 [McKeon, John F./Chiusano, Gary R.], Highlands Region-concerns

A2501 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act

 

*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 Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, to discuss the State of New Jersey's level of preparedness in light of the recent bombing attempt in New York's Time Square.

A1585 [Scalera, Frederick/Quigley, Joan M.+5], Community Emerg. Response Teams-concerns

A2288 [Spencer, L. Grace/Coutinho, Albert], Airports, restricted area-estab. crime

 

*Assembly Human Services Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Vainieri Huttle, Valerie

The Committee will receive testimony from the Commissioner of Human Services, Jennifer Velez and the Acting Commissioner of Children and Families, Kara Woods

on their priorities for the Depts. of Human Services and Children and Families, respectively. The committee will also receive testimony from invited guests regarding the New Jersey Child Placement Review Boards and on services available to children who age out of the child welfare system.

A905 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Oliver, Sheila Y.+3], Congregate Housing Svcs. Prog.-concerns

A2366 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], DHS, DCF-concern contract/lic procedures

 

*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A231 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Handlin, Amy H.], Rape shield law, civil-creates

A1216 [Rudder, Scott/Addiego, Dawn Marie], Amber Alert false report-estab. crime

A1767 [Munoz, Nancy F./Voss, Joan M.+53], Jessica Lunsford Act-harboring sex off.

A2730 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Amber Alert-AG issue recommendations

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2642 [Angelini, Mary Pat/Rible, David P.], Amber Alert-clarify criteria

 

*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A2624 [Egan, Joseph V./Albano, Nelson T.+2], Emp. unemp. taxes-reduce, FY2011

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A515 [Amodeo, John F./Polistina, Vincent J.+7], Operation Recognition-expands provisions

A1944 [Conners, Jack+2], Vet. Svcs. Council-changes memb. req.

A2200 [Johnson, Gordon M./Conners, Jack], Child remain in sch dist-parent deployed

 

*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 from invited speakers about the State's use of a

pharmacy benefits manager.

A1839 [Coughlin, Craig J./Stender, Linda], Nominating petitions-concerns

A2545 [Quijano, Annette/Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Mail-in ballots-changedistrib. date

S923 [Whelan, Jim/O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Mail-in ballots-changes distrib. date

THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010 (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.

A1675 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Airport Safety Fd.-concerns expenditures

A2407 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Commercial ads.-concerns

A2740 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Spencer, L. Grace+9], Driv's lic. prog.-AG study req.

AR17 [Amodeo, John F./Polistina, Vincent J.], NextGen Liaison-desig. emp.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2592 [Wisniewski, John S./Coughlin, Craig J.],"Sara's Law;" requires Motor Vehicle Commission to establish next-of-kin program

 

NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

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

 

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 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.

A2498 [Moriarty, Paul D.], TPAF, PERS memb. leave-proh. svc. cred.

A2499 [Moriarty, Paul D./Barnes, Peter J.], St-admin. retire. sys.-elim. cert. elig.

A2548 [Scalera, Frederick], Blindness, sudden-SHBP, SEHBP cover

S1770 [Van Drew, Jeff], PFRS-reinstate, surviving spouse benf.

SR41 [Weinberg, Loretta], Loc. govt. bds, part-time-concerns comp.

 

MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 9:30 AM NJ Dental School, Oral Health Pavilion,

University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Assembly Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2011 State Budget. TOPICS: Public Safety, Economic Development, Transportation, Environment, Arts, History and Cultural Issues

 

TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

 

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative Services)

 

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer)

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010

 

Assembly Budget Committee (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget: Revenue Update (Office of Legislative 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 2011 Budget: Revenue Update (State Treasurer)

 

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations (Budget Hearings Only) Hearing

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

Hearing on the FY 2011 Budget: Reserved

 

THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010

 

SENATE Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the Call of the Senate President

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010

 

SENATE Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the Call of the Senate President

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010

 

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

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010

 

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

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced