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Vol. XXXII No. 34 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: June 6, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2008

 

*SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

10:30 AM: Economic Growth Committee

2:00 PM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

S265 [Kyrillos, Joseph M., Jr./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Bus. emp. incentives, cert.-allows

S467 [Buono, Barbara/Lance, Leonard+10], Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

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

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

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

S1560 [Turner, Shirley K.], Child support-concerns

S1783 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Non-resid. devel. fees-imposes

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Hearing (Immediately following the Committee Meeting) Committee Room 4,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

SCR39 [Lance, Leonard/Lesniak, Raymond J.+18], Debt Limitation

Clause-voter approval

 

*Senate Commerce Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

S206 [Singer, Robert W.], Shopping ctr. leases, cert.-concerns

S1165 [Adler, John H./Singer, Robert W.+7], Insur. producers-concerns

S1599 [Rice, Ronald L./Redd, Dana L.+4], Homeownership Preserv. Act

S1853 [Gill, Nia H.], Resid. mortgages, cert.-concerns

 

*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S1299 [Smith, Bob], Wind and solar fac.-concerns location

S1303 [Smith, Bob/Baroni, Bill], Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance

S1538 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher], Solar, wind energy-Right to Farm Act

S1608 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Alco. bev. lic., cert.-concerns

S1814 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Parking structures-concerns devel, finan

 

Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S1553 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Van Drew, Jeff+6], Pub. Access and Marina Safety Act

S1575 [Van Drew, Jeff], Horseshoe crabs-concerns penal.

S1823 [Gordon, Robert M./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Env. infrastructure proj.-makes changes

S1824 [Van Drew, Jeff/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Env.infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S1825 [Adler, John H./Kean, Thomas H.], Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans

S1833 [Smith, Bob], Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns fees

SCR103 [Van Drew, Jeff/Kean, Thomas H.], Env Infrastructure Trust-app FY09 plan

SR57 [Buono, Barbara], Dismal Swamp Conserv. Area-preserve

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate State Government Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Senate Transportation Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A562 [Dancer, Ronald S.+1], St. MVs, surplus-concerns

A839 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Munoz, Eric+8], Wheelchair securement-concerns use

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

S16 [Codey, Richard J./Ruiz, M. Teresa+2], Provisional's driv. lic.-concerns

S989 [Madden, Fred H., Jr./Kean, Thomas H., Jr.], Wheelchair securement-concerns use

S1431 [Turner, Shirley K.], Motor fuel dealers-display prices

S1641 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Port. Auth. of NY & NJ bd mtg-pub notice

S1656 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Sheriffs-enforce truck weight limits

S1731 [Allen, Diane B.], Motor fuel dealers-display prices

S1830 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Van Drew, Jeff], Sr. Cit., Disabled Transp. Prog-concerns

S1831 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Motor fuel prices-concerns display

SR68 [Turner, Shirley K.], Strategic Petroleum Reserve-release oil

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

The Committee will not meet.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2008

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

Presentation on the implementation of the articulation and transfer of credits statute and a presentation by Commissioner Davy on substitute teachers, the teacher recruitment and retention initiatives and a discussion of superintendent contracts.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session:

A45 [Cryan, Joseph/Rumana, Scott T.+1], Sch. laws-concerns disputes

A844 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Rooney, John E.+1], Energy, renewable-concern cert. contract

A1038 [Wisniewski, John S./Ramos, Ruben J., Jr.+1], Disabled veh., cert.-concerns

A1559 [Greenstein, Linda R./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+6], Mun. master plans-concerns

A1671 [McHose, Alison Littell/Greenwald, Louis D.+3], Classroom placement-concerns

A2204 [Quigley, Joan M./Conners, Jack+5], Overseas absentee ballots-concerns

S52 [Rice, Ronald L./Oroho, Steven V.+2], Child mental fac. emp.-crim. hist. check

S103 [Weinberg, Loretta/Scutari, Nicholas P.+3], Loc. govt. off-req finan disclosure stmt

S114 [Weinberg, Loretta], Managed care plans-assignment cert. benf

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

S241 [Adler, John H./Bateman, Christopher+3], Renewable energy sys.-exempt prop. Tax

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008 (continued)

 

SENATE SESSION (continued)

S299 [Kean, Thomas H., Jr./Rice, Ronald L.], Energy conserv.-concern cert. contract

S471 [Buono, Barbara/O'Toole, Kevin J.], St.-admin pension plans-report on status

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

S516 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Emission control equip.-dealer disclose

S630 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Sr. tenants-concerns rent control

S693 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Rice, Ronald L.], Hosp.-concerns closure

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

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

S1263 [Turner, Shirley K.], Textbooks, higher ed. instit.-concerns

S1421 [Sarlo, Paul A./Madden, Fred H.], Solid waste contracts-wage reporting

S1430 [Cardinale, Gerald/Weinberg, Loretta], Court of Palisades Interst. Park

S1460 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Adler, John H.+3], Overseas absentee ballots-concerns

S1517 [Gordon, Robert M./Weinberg, Loretta], Nursing homes-prev. of pressure ulcers

S1544 [Kean, Thomas H., Jr./Oroho, Steven V.], Classroom placement-concerns

S1675 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Lesniak, Raymond J.+13], UEZ-concerns funding

S1696 [Buono, Barbara/Adler, John H.], Health care prog.-verify income req.

S1779 [Girgenti, John A.], Assault on nurse-upgrades penal.

S1781 [Connors, Christopher J./Girgenti, John A.], Scrap metal dealers-concerns

S1788 [Singer, Robert W./Smith, Bob], Mun. master plans-concerns

S1880 [Smith, Bob], Criminal Sentencing Comm.-estab.

S1910 [Turner, Shirley K.], High sch. diplomas, cert.-concerns

S1912 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. laws-concerns disputes

S1913 [Sarlo, Paul A./Madden, Fred H.], Judges of workers comp.-concerns power

S1914 [Sarlo, Paul A./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Workers comp insur.-concerns

S1917 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kean, Sean T.], Comp. Rating, Inspection Bureau-memb.

SJR38 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Ruiz, M. Teresa+2], Hispanic Heritage Mo.-desig. Oct.

SR49 [Kyrillos, Joseph M., Jr./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Hydrocephalus Awareness Mo.-Sept. 2008

 

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S559 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+2], Eminent domain-revises procedures

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

 

*Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

S1380 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Sweeney, Stephen M.], The Vote By Mail Law-estab.

S1962 [Buono, Barbara/Kean, Thomas H.], TPAF, PERS memb.-concerns memb.

S1963 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Bucco, Anthony R.], SHBP benf.-concerns incentive

S1964 [Sweeney, Stephen M./O'Toole, Kevin J.], PERS, TPAF-calculation of benf.

S1965 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], SHBP-qualifications for health care benf

S1966 [Oroho, Steven V.], Out-of-St. svc. pension cred.-concerns

S1969 [Buono, Barbara/Bateman, Christopher], PERS, TPAF-concerns dual memb.

 

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. Fisher, Douglas H.

A283 [Rumpf, Brian E./Conaway, Herb , Jr.+6], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A595 [Karrow, Marcia A./McHose, Alison Littell+2], Hunting w/bow and arrow-concerns

A828 [Chivukula, Upendra J.], Farmland preserv. prop.-concerns

AJR77 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], Saltwater Fisheries Task Force-estab.

 

*Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will receive testimony from Scott A. Weiner, Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA), on recent activities of the SDA.

A267 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Conners, Jack+3], Students w/diabetes-concerns care

A347 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+3], Abigail's Law-concerns sch. bus safety

A414 [Handlin, Amy H./Greenstein, Linda R.], Sch. bus driv.-req. annual physical

A467 [Malone, Joseph R., III/Cryan, Joseph+3], Pub. Sch. Student Recess-study benefits

A1262 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Sch. bus safety-concerns

A1537 [Greenstein, Linda R./Handlin, Amy H.+2], Pupil transp. svc. contracts-concerns

A2895 [Cryan, Joseph], High sch. diplomas, cert.-concerns

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A416 [Handlin, Amy H./ Greenstein, Linda R.], Pub. contract bid-concerns elig.

A2965 [Moriarty, Paul D.], Sch. dist accountability statute-concern

A2975 [Cryan, Joseph], Limitations on compensation by school board

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008 (continued)

 

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A904 [Holzapfel, James W./Wolfe, David W.+1], Water allocation permits-concerns

A1558 [Greenstein, Linda R./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Renewable energy sources-concerns

A2649 [McKeon, John F.], Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns fees

A2728 [Rumana, Scott T.], Drought tolerant landscaping-concerns

A2867 [Greenwald, Louis D./Malone, Joseph R., III+40], Permit Extension Act of 2008

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2963 [McKeon, John F.], Govt. records requests-concerns

 

*Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

Chair: Asm. Scalera, Frederick

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Human Services Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Oliver, Sheila Y.

A115 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Adolescent Pregnancy Advis Council-appts

A2617 [Oliver, Sheila Y.+3], Child support-concerns

A2878 [Evans, Elease/Oliver, Sheila Y.], Adoptions, subsidized-concerns

A2901 [Evans, Elease/Oliver, Sheila Y.], Child Abuse, Neglect Task Force-revise

S98 [Weinberg, Loretta/Vitale, Joseph F.+5], Adoles. Pregnancy Advis Council-appts

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2949 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Psych. hosp., St.-report assaults on web

A2956 [Greenwald, Louis D./Oliver, Sheila Y.], Psych. hosp. emp.-concerns drug testing

A2973 [Lampitt, Pamela R./ Greenwald, Louis D./Oliver, Sheila Y.],Requires DHS to establish training program & minimum educational standards for staff at State psychiatric hospitals

 

*Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

A1089 [Cryan, Joseph], Punitive damages-concerns

A1949 [Vandervalk, Charlotte], Court of Palisades Interst. Park

A2723 [Greenstein, Linda R./Albano, Nelson T.], Crime Victim's Bill of Rights-concerns

A2789 [Burzichelli, John J./Barnes, Peter J., III], Judgeships-creates eight addl.

Pending Referral:

A2116 [Gusciora, Reed], Destructive devices-revise definition

 

*Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A1581 [Cohen, Neil M./Egan, Joseph V.], Worker's comp-incr for hand or foot loss

A2593 [Scalera, Frederick/Egan, Joseph V.], Solid waste contracts-wage reporting

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2934 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb], Plant closing, layoffs-concerns mortgage

A2935 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Plant closings, mass layoffs-concerns

A2936 [Conaway, Herb/Conners, Jack], Job training courses, cert.-concerns

A2966 [Cohen, Neil M./Egan, Joseph V.], Judges of workers comp.-concerns power

A2967 [Egan, Joseph V./Cohen, Neil M.], Workers comp insur.-concerns

A2969 [Cohen, Neil M./Egan, Joseph V.], Comp. Rating, Inspection Bureau-memb.

A2970 [Egan, Joseph V./Cohen, Neil M.], Workers comp.-concerns fraud

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

ACR98 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb , Jr.+17], Disab. vet.-receive civil svc preference

 

*Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting (Immediately following the Public Hearing) Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A761 [Conners, Jack/Conaway, Herb , Jr.+2], Vet. prop. tax deduction-proration auth.

A1955 [Conners, Jack], Vet. prop. tax deduct-extend elig.

A2613 [Conners, Jack/Milam, Matthew W.], Vet. unclaimed cremains-concerns

ACR103 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Conners, Jack], Homeless vets-housing choice vouchers

ACR122 [Munoz, Eric/Conners, Jack+1], Armed Forces memb.-prov. free postage

AJR62 [Conners, Jack/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+4], Gold Star Mother's Day-last Sunday, Sept

AR64 [Conners, Jack/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Hire a Vet. Wk.-expresses support

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR135 [Conners, Jack], NJ Natl. Guard-supports

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008 (continued)

 

*Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

A2869 [Greenwald, Louis D./Chiappone, Anthony+3], Ellis Island Advisory Comm.-estab.

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A100 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Creates "The 2009 NJ Fair and Clean Elections Pilot Project Act."

A2428 [Pou, Nellie], Health Enterprise Zone law-amends

A2924 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Camden, surplus prop.-auth. to sell

 

*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.

A1150 [Russo, David C.+1], Gregory F. Velardi Sr.-desig. rt 23 ramp

A2185 [Rumpf, Brian E./Van Pelt, Daniel M.], Parking spaces-concerns snow removal

A2329 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T], Police Unity Tour Mem.Hwy.-desig. Rt.9

A2665 [Chiappone, Anthony/Wisniewski, John S.], Mun. traffic reg.-concerns

A2731 [Wisniewski, John S./Greenstein, Linda R.], Traffic decisions-concerns co., mun auth

A2905 [Wisniewski, John S.], Pedestrian safety-concerns

AJR83 [Prieto, Vincent/Wisniewski, John S.], Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24

S632 [Van Drew, Jeff/Madden, Fred H.+1], Police Unity Tour Mem. Hwy.-desig. Rt. 9

S1122 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Kean, Sean T.+1], Pedestrian safety-concerns

SJR15 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Aviation Maintenance Tech. Day-May 24

 

Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM Division of Taxation Bldg., 50 Barrack St., Trenton, NJ

A2720 [Vas, Joseph/Burzichelli, John J.], UEZ bus. purch.-point of sale tax exempt

S1550 [Baroni, Bill], Hybrid fuel efficient MV-sales tax exemp

S1611 [Allen, Diane B.], Methane gas fuel machinery-exemp. tax

S1617 [Allen, Diane B.], MV conversion-prov. sales tax exemption

S1652 [Madden, Fred H.], Sales tax holiday, cert. sales-estab.

S1660 [Connors, Christopher J.], MV manuf. rebates-concerns sales tax

S1714 [Allen, Diane B.], Mil. personnel storage fac.-tax exemp.

S1718 [Allen, Diane B.], Beverly City, Burlington-33rd UEZ

S1734 [Allen, Diane B.], Health, fitness club fees-elim sales tax

S1765 [Bucco, Anthony R.], High efficiency home heat equip.-concern

S1778 [Baroni, Bill], Energy-efficient home lighting-tax exemp

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2008

 

*SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the call of the Senate President

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

S1918 [Sarlo, Paul A./Madden, Fred H.], Workers comp.-concerns fraud

S1946 [Turner, Shirley K.], Intensive Supervision Prog.-concerns

S1950 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Superior Court judgeships-two addl.

Pending Referral:

S1824 [Van Drew, Jeff/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Env.infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S1825 [Adler, John H./Kean, Thomas H.], Env Infrastructure Trust-make proj loans

S1833 [Smith, Bob], Greenwood Lake Comm.-concerns fees

 

*Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

S1886 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Sweeney, Stephen M.], Cable tv co.-concern cert. transactions

S1919 [Sarlo, Paul A./Van Drew, Jeff+15], Permit Extension Act of 2008

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

3989L&PS:4325DOT:4615DHS:Space Plan Presentations-Department of Agriculture,

Department of Human Services, and Department of Law & Public Safety.

 

 

 

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