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Vol. XXXVI No. 34 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: May 29, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A2036 [Russo, David C./Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Wheelchair securement-concerns

S115 [Rice, Ronald L./Gill, Nia H.], Vacant prop. in forclosure-maintain

S199 [Connors, Christopher J./Bateman, Christopher+2], First responder-proh. cert photo distrib

S323 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.+10], Co. clerk-create id cards for cert. vets

S455 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.+2], Emp. discrim., based on credit-proh.

S530 [Norcross, Donald], Driv., keep right unless overtaking-fine

S608 [Norcross, Donald/Oroho, Steven V.+2], Firearms-concerns

S715 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Greenstein, Linda R.+3], Wheelchair securement-concerns

S743 [Sarlo, Paul A./Oroho, Steven V.+1], Permit Ext/ Act of 2008-ext. exp. date

S778 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+2], Pub. questions, cert. mun-revise statute

S829 [Smith, Bob/Beach, James+1], Vet affordable housing assist-req. rules

S872 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Incinerator auth.-perform cert. duties

S881 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Scutari, Nicholas P.+1], Special probation statute-amend

S1114 [Gordon, Robert M.], Mun. consolidation-special emerg. approp

S1121 [Madden, Fred H./Oroho, Steven V.], Emp., cert.-changes UI contrib. rates

S1173 [Weinberg, Loretta/Norcross, Donald], Victims of Crime Comp Off-trans pymts

S1323 [Whelan, Jim], Casino gaming regulation-makes changes

S1328 [Codey, Richard J./Jasey, Mila M.], Type II dist.-move election to Nov.

S1369 [Turner, Shirley K.], Textbook rental prog.-instit. estab.

S1460 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Env. remediation compliance-concerns

S1503 [Holzapfel, James W./Gordon, Robert M.], Chosin Few Memor Hwy-desig portion Rt.35

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

S1562 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Lesniak, Raymond J.+1], Urban Transit Hub Tax Cred Act-incr. max

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

S1599 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta], Gestational carrier agreement, cert-auth

S1755 [Madden, Fred H./Addiego, Dawn Marie+9], Adult Guardianship, Jurisdiction Act

S1914 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Loc. tax levy cap-provisions of svcs.

S1925 [Smith, Bob/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Solar renewable energy prog.-revises

S1928 [Sarlo, Paul A./Madden, Fred H.], Stored value card-disengaging

SCR59 [Buono, Barbara/Gordon, Robert M.], DEP rules estab. waiver-not leg. intent

SJR12 [Oroho, Steven V./Vitale, Joseph F.], Neurendocrine Tumor Cancer Aware Day

SJR23 [Van Drew, Jeff], Agent Orange Awareness Mo.-declares Oct.

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

SR52 [Whelan, Jim], Natl. Youth Traffic Safety Mo-desig. May

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Considered:

to be a member of the Burlington County Board of Taxation:

Sean Kennedy of Medford to replace Kathleen McGill Gaskill, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Capital City Redevelopment Corporation:

Robert D. Prunetti of Titusville for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Council on Armed Forces and Veterans' Affairs:

Frank C. Muzzi of Oakhurst to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority:

Robert Ades of Ocean to replace Michael A. Pane, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Hunterdon County Board of Taxation:

Michael J. Pierce, MBA, BA of Annandale to replace Aladar G. Komjathy, resigned,

for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Kean University Board of Trustees:

Eugene C. Enlow of Chester to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012 (continued)

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a member of the Local Finance Board:

Alan W. Avery, Jr. of Toms River to replace Richard F. Turner, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Board of Tree Experts:

Gary Lovallo, CF,CTE,CA of Matawan for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Commission on Cancer Research:

Kenneth R. Adler, M.D., FACP of Morristown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Council on Developmental Disabilities:

Elaine Buchsbaum of West Amwell to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Eleanor K. Byra of Flemington to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Alvin M. Cheslow of Freehold to replace Lawrence R. Jones, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Geoffrey Dubrowsky of Brick for the term prescribed by law.

Walter Fernandez of Barnegat to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Russell Fried of Laurel Springs to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Purnima Rathi Hernandez, DDS, M.A. of Glen Rock to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Chayim C. Kramer of Lakewood to replace Virginia Peters, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Andrew McGeady of Jackson to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Christopher E. Miller of Neptune City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Tara L. Montague of Burlington to replace Hazeline C. Pilgrim, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Christine Ann Pietrow of Maple Shade to replace Robin Kay Sims, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

Elizabeth Smith, Ed.D. of Montclair to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Deborah M. Spitalnik, Ph.D. of Stockton to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

William R. Testa of Kearny to replace Frank X. Caragher, for the term prescribed by law.

Leah Z. Ziskin, M.D., M.S. of Cherry Hill to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Louis S. Sceusi of Rockaway Township for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Associate Justice of the NJ Supreme Court:

Bruce A. Harris of Chatham Borough for the term prescribed by law.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012

 

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 Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S1500 [Turner, Shirley K./Weinberg, Loretta], CATV Universal Access Fd-delete

fd. req.

S1846 [Beck, Jennifer], Natural gas pressure regulators-replace

S1921 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Gestating pig-cruel confinement, offense

S1976 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Madden, Fred H.], Horse slaughter-proh.

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012 (continued)

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

S600 [Beck, Jennifer/Ruiz, M. Teresa+3], Special ed. prog.-task force to study

S817 [Smith, Bob/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Sch. fac.-concerns temperature control

S1074 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Aviation-auth co. coll job certification

S1327 [Codey, Richard J.], Student-athlete-collegiate athletic info

S1459 [Sarlo, Paul A.], County-wide purch. sys.-estab.

 

Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will receive testimony regarding the costs and financing of higher education including such issues as financial aid, reliance on students loans,

and tuition increases.

S1229 [Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Workforce Shortage Loan Redemption Prog.

S1271 [Turner, Shirley K.], Post-secondary ed instit-report emp data

S1871 [Cardinale, Gerald], Commission of College Tuition-estab.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Norcross, Donald

S69 [Codey, Richard J.+2], Talking, texting while driving-incr fine

S380 [Allen, Diane B./Oroho, Steven V.+11], Jessica Lunsford Act-harboring sex off.

S642 [Kean, Thomas H./Allen, Diane B.+2], Jessica Lunsford Act-assault on child

S927 [Van Drew, Jeff], Corrections privat. contract-review req.

SCR107 [Norcross, Donald/O'Toole, Kevin J.], Bail-may be denied to cert. offenders

 

Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gordon, Robert M.

The Committee will meet to hear testimony from invited speakers regarding the State's current efforts to prevent, and recover losses from, Medicaid fraud and abuse, and potential improvements that can be made in this area. Invited speakers include the Medicaid Inspector General, the State Auditor and representatives from his staff,

and experts on the use of technology to curtail fraud and abuse.

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

S958 [Van Drew, Jeff/Beach, James], Vet-mun. prov. free beach access

S1614 [Bateman, Christopher/Beach, James], Mil. buglers-Civilian Honor

Guard Ribbon

S1879 [Norcross, Donald], Civil svc. elig. lists-add cert. vets

 

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

A2223 [Singleton, Troy/Conaway, Herb+6], St. agency-issued permits-track online

AJR35 [Stender, Linda/Benson, Daniel R.+6], Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12

S1264 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Mail-in ballots-clarify request deadline

S1304 [Kean, Thomas H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+12], St & pub contracts-proh

cert. investment

S1321 [Weinberg, Loretta], Gov.-written notice req, temp. successor

S1378 [Turner, Shirley K.], Voter regis.-changes deadline

S1653 [Van Drew, Jeff], St. agency-issued permits-track online

S1834 [Bucco, Anthony R.], St. veh.-display abuse hotline stickers

SCR26 [Beach, James], Primary elections-concerns voting age

SCR82 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Recall petitions-change signature req.

SJR46 [Buono, Barbara/Weinberg, Loretta], Girl Scouts Day-proclaims March 12

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012 (continued)

 

**Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

A2351 [Johnson, Gordon M./Burzichelli, John J.], Charitable online donations-fds

to prov.

A2395 [Coughlin, Craig J./Coutinho, Albert], Haz. Discharge Site Remediation Fd.

S178 [Connors, Christopher J./Beck, Jennifer+7], Hooked on Fishing-Not on

Drugs-estab

S792 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gill, Nia H.], Ultrasound breast screenings-insur cover

S1246 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Haz. Discharge Site Remediation Fd.

S1447 [Weinberg, Loretta], Charitable online donations-fds to prov.

S1753 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Energy savings improvement prog.-clarify

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

concerns fding

S1818 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Beck, Jennifer], Off-track wagering fac. supplies-rebate

S1913 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Disab. benf.-changes cert. elig criteria

SCR110 [Turner, Shirley K./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Leg auth to take judges'

contrib-clarify

Pending Referral:

A638 [Rumpf, Brian E./Conaway, Herb+13], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

 

**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

S124 [Rice, Ronald L.], Advertising on cert. prop.-proh.

S195 [Connors, Christopher J.], Mun. fees, under $10-permits cancelation

S318 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.], Loc. pub. bid documents-concerns

S583 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Land bank-mun designate redevel entities

S612 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Elevator contractors-prov. for lic.

S1042 [Connors, Christopher J.], Svc. charge, returned checks-incr. fee

S1090 [Van Drew, Jeff], Mun auth-mayor auth veto proposed action

S1361 [Oroho, Steven V.], Redevel. Auth. prog.-nominate qual. mun.

S1534 [Sarlo, Paul A./Singer, Robert W.+1], Priv., pub. colleges-land use approvals

S1536 [Connors, Christopher J.], Mun. emerg mgmt coordinators-mayors appt

S1656 [Van Drew, Jeff], Disab. vet. prop tax exemp.-auth.

S1717 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Loc. pub contract-elim exception bid req

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2011 [Stack, Brian P.], Affordable housing devel. fees-concerns

 

**Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S253 [Gordon, Robert M.+3], Shipping-proh trans into cert wastewater

S368 [Beach, James/Singer, Robert W.], Prescribed burn-auth. cert circumstances

S614 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.+9], Manuf.-prov. energy svc. sales

tax exemp

S1754 [Whelan, Jim], Beach bar-concerns qual, Noise Act exemp

S1980 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Env infrastructure proj, 2013-approp fds

S1981 [Whelan, Jim], Env Infrastructure Trust-expend cert sum

SCR115 [Gordon, Robert M.], Env. Infrastructure Trust-approves plan

 

**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.

S599 [Beck, Jennifer/Sweeney, Stephen M.+4], Tara's Law-community care resid. abuse

S1172 [Weinberg, Loretta/Singer, Robert W.], Tanning beds-minors proh.

S1240 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Insur. broker transparency req-clarifies

S1336 [Beck, Jennifer/Singer, Robert W.], Physician workforce data-DHSS coordinate

S1888 [Codey, Richard J.], Emerg. shelter-concerns admittance

S1889 [Codey, Richard J.], Emerg. shelters-prov. refusing cert. svc

S2001 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Sterile syringe access prog.-estab.

S2002 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.], Physicians-complete Med. Bd. survey

SCR76 [Kean, Thomas H./Sweeney, Stephen M.+4], Natl Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Act

SJR11 [Singer, Robert W.], Neonatal Alloimmune Awareness Day-June 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012 (continued)

 

**Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

A2647 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Riley, Celeste M.+3], 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

S1930 [Weinberg, Loretta/Greenstein, Linda R.], Workers' rights-req. emp. to

post notice

S1932 [Weinberg, Loretta/Greenstein, Linda R.], Pub. contractors-report cert. info. req.

S1933 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Weinberg, Loretta+1], Discrimination in comp.-concerns

S1935 [Weinberg, Loretta/Greenstein, Linda R.], Emp. info., cert.-concerns disclosure

SCR90 [Turner, Shirley K.], Companies bring jobs to US-tax incentive

SR50 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Weinberg, Loretta], Paycheck Fairness Act-Cong. pass

 

**Senate Transportation Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S1681 [Beach, James], Mil commercial driv lic-permits transfer

S1720 [Stack, Brian P./Turner, Shirley K.], Car-sharing prog.-exemp., mv rental fees

S1957 [Holzapfel, James W.], E-ZPass-income tax cred. cert. tolls

SCR96 [Turner, Shirley K.], Transit benf parity-reinstate

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012

 

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 QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012

 

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

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

 

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

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

 

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: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012

 

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: Board list to be announced