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Vol. XXXV No. 43 REVISED Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 214th Legislature

Prepared: June 15, 2011 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

S2565 [Rice, Ronald L.], St. Comptroller-mun. compliance audit

S2610 [Turner, Shirley K./ Gordon, Robert M.], Safe Playing Fields Act

S2767 [Whelan, Jim], Casino Control Comm.-reduce memb.

S2880 [Van Drew, Jeff/Beach, James], Saltwater fishing reg-penal. regis. viol

S2908 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Meadowlands adj. pymts.-revise

S2910 [Greenstein, Linda R./Beck, Jennifer], Env. Infrastructure Finan. Prog.- change

S2911 [Beach, James/Kyrillos, Joseph M.+5], Env. infrastructure proj.-approp. fds.

S2912 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Kean, Thomas H.+6], Env. infrastructure proj.-loans

SCR160 [Gordon, Robert M./Bateman, Christopher], Env. Infrastructure Trust-app. plan

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2937 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Pub emp pension, health care benf-change

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM 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.

The Committee will hear testimony from academics and industry experts concerning the problem of stink bug infestations for New Jersey agriculture if proper preventative measures are not taken. The Committee will also hear testimony concerning the activities of the Morristown non-profit organization Shared Ground at Domenica Farms and its work to educate inner-city children about growing their own food and following

a healthy diet.

A288 [Rumpf, Brian E./Conaway, Herb+9], Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs-estab

A4039 [Albano, Nelson T./Gusciora, Reed], Income tax return-wildlife vol. contrib.

A4082 [Albano, Nelson T./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Food labels-free, cert modified material

 

Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

A781 [Bramnick, Jon M./Coughlin, Craig J.+6], Janet's Law-req defibrillators, pub sch

A1076 [Gusciora, Reed/Lampitt, Pamela R.+7], Pub. sch.-req. new design

A1718 [Burzichelli, John J./Spencer, L. Grace], Svc. dogs, use by cert. students-conc

A2564 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Coughlin, Craig J.], Ed. svc. agency-estab.

A3242 [Angelini, Mary Pat/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Sch survey student partic.-consent

A4008 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Jasey, Mila M.], Cheerleader-incl head injury safety prog

S1696 [Turner, Shirley K./Vitale, Joseph F.], Sch survey student participation-consent

S1797 [Norcross, Donald+1], Svc. dogs, used by students-allow in sch

 

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

The Committee will hear testimony on the status of the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Remediation, Upgrade and Closure Fund and the Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund. Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and New Jersey Economic Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Caren Franzini have been invited to brief the Committee.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 (continued)

 

Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Meeting (continued)

A3773 [Benson, Daniel R./Riley, Celeste M.], Mold hazard-estab. exposure limits

A4108 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-

clarify intent

ACR195 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-not

leg intent

 

Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

A1597 [Scalera, Frederick/Chivukula, Upendra J.+13], Credit unions-depositories of pub. fds.

A4110 [Schaer, Gary S.], Surplus lines insur. taxes-revise reg.

S1807 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Singer, Robert W.+1], Credit unions-depositories of

pub. fds.

For Discussion Only:

A1695 [Burzichelli, John J./Schaer, Gary S.+11], Real Estate Installment Contract Act

 

Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asw. Quijano, Annette

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding mutual aid agreements between emergency management personnel.

A1463 [Wisniewski, John S./Rible, David P.+7], Mun. emerg. mgmt. plans-concerns

A3988 [Quijano, Annette], Ambulance dispatchers-estab. protocols

ACR108 [Stender, Linda/Quijano, Annette], Inherently Safer Tech.-urges use

 

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 regarding the Department of Children

and Families progress toward complying with New Jersey's child welfare reform Modified Settlement Agreement.

A3938 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Conaway, Herb], FamilyCare-restore elig. to parents

A4109 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/ Ramos, Ruben J.], Child abuse investigations-

3 categories

 

Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Barnes, Peter J.

A3841 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Quijano, Annette+1], Status of women-repeal

obsolete statutes

A3984 [McKeon, John F./Stender, Linda+1], Pamela's Law-sale of bath salts, crime

S2665 [Weinberg, Loretta/Beck, Jennifer+5], Status of women-repeal obsolete statutes

S2829 [Girgenti, John A./Scutari, Nicholas P.+2], Pamela's Law-crim. mephedrone sale

 

Assembly Labor Meeting

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011 (continued)

 

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

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

A139 [McHose, Alison Littell/Chiusano, Gary R.], Armed Forces memb.-proh.

unauth. images

A3662 [Milam, Matthew W./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Indigent vets burial-prov. funding

A4111 [Conners, Jack/Milam, Matthew W.], Vet. Haven Council-creates

ACR196 [Conners, Jack/Milam, Matthew W.], F-35 aircraft-cong. recognize importance

AR67 [McHose, Alison Littell/Conners, Jack+1], Armed Forces memb.-prov. voting info.

AR156 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./Conners, Jack], Vet.-owned bus.-supports

 

**Assembly State Government Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asw. Stender, Linda

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

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.

A4112 [Wisniewski, John S.], Daniel J. O'Hern Station-change name

S1993 [Beck, Jennifer/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Daniel J O'Hern Station-Red Bank-desig.

For Discussion Only:

A2916 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], Taxicabs-auth. co. to lic. and reg.

A2932 [Wisniewski, John S./Rumpf, Brian E.+1], Motor fuel-concerns sale

A3150 [Wilson, Gilbert L./Ramos, Ruben J.+6], Taxicab fares-prov. basic structure

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011

 

**SENATE SESSION 11:00 AM Senate Chambers

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

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

11:00 AM: Voting Session:

S2937 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Pub emp pension, health care benf-change

 

**Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

S944 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Whelan, Jim], Sch. buses-install video cameras

S2330 [Beck, Jennifer/Gordon, Robert M.], Sch. transp.-parent waive pupil's rights

S2617 [Rice, Ronald L./Turner, Shirley K.+1], Office of Dropout Prev.-estab.

S2868 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Sch. dist w/significant enrollment;$3.8M

For Discussion Only:

S426 [Turner, Shirley K.], Ed. costs, cert.-concerns reimb.

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S2169 [Beach, James/Singer, Robert W.], Prescribed burn-auth. cert circumstances

S2371 [Smith, Bob], Solar Renewable Energy Cert.-purchase

S2887 [Smith, Bob], Wind generation fac.-revise standards

S2888 [Smith, Bob], Renewable energy sys.-estab. prop. tax

S2946 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Smith, Bob], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-clarify intent

SCR164 [Greenstein, Linda R./Smith, Bob], Greenhouse Gas Initiative-not leg intent

For Discussion Only:

S2374 [Kean, Sean T./Ciesla, Andrew R.+1], Wind turbines-proh 2,000 feet from resid

 

**Senate Judiciary Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Considered:

to be a Judge of the Bethlehem/Bloomsbury Joint Municipal Court:

Robert L. Alexander of Bethlehem Township for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Buena Vista Joint Municipal Court:

William S. Cappuccio of Hammonton for the term prescribed by law.

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011 (continued)

 

**Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

to be a Judge of the Dover Joint Municipal Court:

Michael M. Luther of Mount Tabor for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Fairfield/Downe Joint Municipal Court:

John A. Casarow, Jr. of Bridgeton for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Joint Court of Delaware Valley:

Joseph S. Novak of Milford for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Madison Joint Municipal Court:

Gary Troxell of Florham Park for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Mid-Salem County Joint Municipal Court:

John A. Casarow, Jr. of Bridgeton for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Woolwich Joint Municipal Court:

William J. Golden of Mullica Hill for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Banking Advisory Board:

Honorable Peter A. Inverso of Hamilton to replace Michael W. Young, for the term prescribed by law.

Mortimer O'Shea of Mendham to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Maj. General Richard C. Cosgrave, Ret. of Ocean View to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Commander John H. Olthuis, MAED, BS of Cape May Court House to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Carmine J. Spinelli of Whitehouse Station to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Colonel Michael L. Warner of Southampton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Domestic Companion Animal Council:

Kathleen Schatzmann of Colts Neck for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Ellis Island Advisory Commission:

Scott McLester of Skillman for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse:

Erica Morgan of Robbinsville to replace Joseph Guadagnino, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Marine Fisheries Council:

Erling A. Berg of Cape May to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Richard N. Herb of Avalon to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert R. Rush, Jr. of Woodbine to replace Robert B. Abel, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Michael E. Lachs of East Brunswick to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Montclair State University - Board of Trustees:

George J. Hiltzik of Teaneck to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Ralph A. LaRossa of Allendale to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Hall of Fame Advisory Commission:

William J. Kettleson of Sewell to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Health Care Facilities Financing Authority:

Munr Kazmir, MBBS, M.D. of Closter to replace Simon J. Samaha, M.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Schools Development Authority:

Loren P. Lemelle of Hillsborough to replace Preston Pinkett, III, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Pinelands Commission:

Mark S. Lohbauer, Esq. of Pennsauken to replace Judith Y. Link, for the term prescribed by law.

Candace McKee Ashmun of Basking Ridge to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Gary Quinn of Forked River to replace Lloyd D. Henderson, Jr., Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Richard Stockton State College - Board of Trustees:

Curtis J. Bashaw of Cape May to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Employment and Training Commission:

G. Jeremiah Ryan, Ed.D. of Edgewater to replace Dr. Peter B. Contini, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be Public Defender:

Joseph Krakora of Scotch Plains to replace Yvonne Smith Segars, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Patrick J. Arre of Hoboken for the term prescribed by law.

Peter A. Buchsbaum of Stockton for the term prescribed by law.

Kathleen M. Delaney of Haddonfield for the term prescribed by law.

Faustino J. Fernandez-Vina of Barrington for the term prescribed by law.

Richard M. Freid of North Haledon for the term prescribed by law.

Margaret M. Hayden of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.

Allen J. Littlefield of Hammonton for the term prescribed by law.

Lisa Rose of West New York for the term prescribed by law.

Martha T. Royster of Bayonne for the term prescribed by law.

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011 (continued)

 

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

A3580 [Burzichelli, John J./Wagner, Connie], Casinos-negotiate pay, simulcast races

A3710 [Dancer, Ronald S./Burzichelli, John J.+2], Racetrack operations-Auth.

run jointly

S2640 [Singer, Robert W./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Racetrack operations-Auth. run jointly

S2819 [Whelan, Jim], Casinos-negotiate pay, simulcast races

 

*ASSEMBLY SESSION

The Voting Session has been CANCELED

 

***Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

A-4133 (Greenwald) (pending intro and referral) - Makes various changes to

pension and health care benefits for public employees.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011

 

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

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding the proposed sale of the NJ Network.

 

****Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A906 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Greenstein, Linda R.+6], Energy-related incentives-

bus. apply

S285 [Stack, Brian P.], Sewerage connection fees-concerns

S1569 [Turner, Shirley K./Greenstein, Linda R.], Energy-related incentives-bus. apply

S2825 [Beck, Jennifer/Kean, Sean T.], Ft. Monmouth Econ. Revital. Auth.-memb.

S2957 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Econ. Stimulus Act, 2009-grant elig.

 

***Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Weinberg, Loretta

The Commissioners of Health and Senior Services and Human Services have been invited to respond to concerns raised regarding the proposed Medicaid Comprehensive Waiver and the transition of certain residents to managed care.

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011

 

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 30, 2011

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

 

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.

A664 [Greenstein, Linda R./Scalera, Frederick+3], Pub. emp-prov. non-forfeitable

med. benf

A3161 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Early intervention svcs.-expand coverage

A3868 [Conaway, Herb/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Drugs, off-label-insur. coverage req.

A3968 [Conaway, Herb], Pain med-restrict insur, limiting access

A3998 [Polistina, Vincent J./Amodeo, John F.], PERS memb.-concerns elig. req.

S2503 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Pub. emp-prov. non-forfeitable med. benf