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Vol. XL No. 46 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 217th Legislature

Prepared: June 17, 2016 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Group (3) Committees Scheduled to meet

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.

AJR46 [Schaer, Gary S./Eustace, Tim+7], Biotechnology Task Force-creates

S316 [Van Drew, Jeff/Connors, Christopher J.], Aquaculture proj.-application process

S317 [Van Drew, Jeff/Connors, Christopher J.], Aquaculture proj.-application process

S2044 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Shark fins-proh, cert sale or possession

S2295 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Animal abuser registry-estab.

S2338 [Whelan, Jim], Bus. incentive prog.-concerns elig.

SJR41 [Allen, Diane B./Beck, Jennifer+1], Adopt a Shelter Pet Mo.-desig. September

SJR57 [Singer, Robert W.], Biotechnology Task Force-creates

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

A1657 [Schaer, Gary S./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Breakfast after the bell incentive fd.

A2158 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Coughlin, Craig J.+3], Sch. security improvements-concerns fds

A3347 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Wolfe, David W.+4], Sch. Safety Specialist Academy-estab.

S436 [Allen, Diane B./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Media literacy-offer instruction

S1144 [Turner, Shirley K./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Pub. sch. dist-concerns recess

S1451 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Special ed decision-available on website

S1472 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Teaching Pilot Prog.-estab.

S2168 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Breakfast after the bell incentive fd.

S2182 [Singer, Robert W./Kean, Thomas H.], NJ STARS-prov. students w/more info.

S2241 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Sch. security improvements-concerns fds

S2242 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Sch. Safety Specialist Academy-estab.

S2372 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Ruiz, M. Teresa], St. Sch. Aid Fd. Fairness Comm.-est

 

Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

S1822 [Sarlo, Paul A./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Higher ed. pub. instit.-contract process

S2331 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.], Psych., cert.-estab. tuition reimb. prog

S2355 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Commencement speakers-proh use of St fds

S2356 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Teachers cert-estab loan redemption prog

S2357 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Student w/green card-qual in-St. tuition

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 3:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Considered:

to be a member of the State Investment Council:

Joseph R. Schmuckler of Harding Township to replace Robert E. Grady, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Bergen County Deputy Superintendent of Elections:

Theresa Mullins O'Connor of Edgewater to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Bergen County Superintendent of Elections:

Patricia DiCostanzo of Fort Lee to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016 (continued)

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Thomas A. Callahan, Jr. of Roseland for the term prescribed by law.

James W. Donohue of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.

Paul X. Escandon of Loch Arbour for the term prescribed by law.

Harold W. Fullilove, Jr. of Orange for the term prescribed by law.

James L. Jukes of Orange for the term prescribed by law.

Robert T. Lougy of Cranbury for the term prescribed by law.

Stephen L. Petrillo of Roseland for the term prescribed by law.

Annette Scoca of Fairfield for the term prescribed by law.

Louise Grace Spencer of Newark for the term prescribed by law.

Mayra V. Tarantino of West Orange for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Parole Board:

Peter A. Cavicchia, II of Sparta to replace Laurie Fuchs, for the term prescribed by law.

Kerri E. Cody, Esq. of Hammonton to replace the Honorable Norman M. Robertson, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Carmen M. Garcia of Mansfield to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas P. Haaf of Pilesgrove to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

James B. Jefferson of Woodbury to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Julio A. Marenco, Esq. of North Bergen to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

John M. Paitakes, Ph.D. of Raritan Borough to replace Oscar T. Doyle, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Chairman James T. Plousis of Ocean City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. of Hamilton Square to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Christina Ramirez of Morristown to replace Mary Hunt, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

 

*Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding the use of technology to improve information sharing and collaboration between law enforcement agencies. A1424 [Johnson, Gordon M./Wimberly, Benjie E.+1], Witness-VCCO relocation expense

A2224 [Peterson, Erik/Sumter, Shavonda E.+5], Secondhand Valuables Transactions

A3689 [Greenwald, Louis D./Houghtaling, Eric], Handgun, need to carry-codifies reg.

S455 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Correctional fac.-concerns admin.

S677 [Rice, Ronald L.], Racial and ethnic impact statement-req.

S1002 [Holzapfel, James W.+1], Secondhand Valuables Transactions

S1032 [Weinberg, Loretta], Biological evidence-req. preservation

S1050 [Weinberg, Loretta], Witness-VCC Office relocation expense

S2165 [Weinberg, Loretta], Handgun, need to carry-codifies reg.

S2284 [Turner, Shirley K.], Inmate release-co. prov. reentry assist.

S2330 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.], Addiction prog.-law enforcement assisted

S2337 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Firearms-clarifies purchase

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016 (continued)

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

The Committee will not meet.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

*Assembly Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

A320 [Singleton, Troy/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+5], Personal care svc.-estab.

Medicaid reimb

A323 [Singleton, Troy/Conaway, Herb+4], Base realignment, closure-approp. req.

A450 [Mazzeo, Vincent/Andrzejczak, Bob+23], Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act

A599 [Lagana, Joseph A./O'Scanlon, Declan J.+4], Modernize disbursement pymts-allows

A1661 [Schaer, Gary S./Danielsen, Joe], Med. parole for inmates-expands elig.

A1761 [Eustace, Tim/Mukherji, Raj], Fencing companion animals-creates crime

A1768 [Burzichelli, John J./Rumana, Scott T.+3], St. agencies-issuance of general permits

A1788 [Burzichelli, John J./Spencer, L. Grace], Child advocacy center-est bd;

approp 10M

A2061 [Gusciora, Reed/Singleton, Troy+5], Strangulation-aggravated assault

A2221 [Benson, Daniel R./Russo, David C.], Boy Scouts of America Fd.-vol. contrib.

A2228 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Lagana, Joseph A.+7], Sr. cit, disab-incl in NJT

discount prog

A2513 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Pinkin, Nancy J.+2], Mil, and Defense Econ. Ombuds. Act

A2534 [DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Emp. reporting req., cert.-concerns

A2547 [Singleton, Troy/Conaway, Herb+4], Energy efficiency-small bus qual, loans

A2574 [Gusciora, Reed/Kean, Sean T.], Stadiums-exempt from prop. tax.

A2844 [McKeon, John F./Zwicker, Andrew], Haz. Discharge Site Cleanup-deposit fds

A3206 [Wolfe, David W./Singleton, Troy], PFRS-concerns domestic partners

A3610 [Conaway, Herb/Singleton, Troy+1], SPRS-concerns accidential death benf.

A3622 [Andrzejczak, Bob/McKnight, Angela V.], SNAP Emp. and Training Prog.-concerns

A3824 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Lampitt, Pamela R.], Devel. Disab.-estab. Office of Ombudsman

A3901 [Singleton, Troy/Zwicker, Andrew], Hunterdon-Somerset Flood Advisory-estab

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A1973 [Prieto, Vincent/Diegnan, Patrick J.], Appraisal Mgmt. Company Regis. Act

A2080 [Mukherji, Raj/Pintor Marin, Eliana+4], Storm shelter constr.-auth. mun. finance

A3405 [Coughlin, Craig J./Schaer, Gary S.], Higher ed instit-contracting process

A3488 [Spencer, L. Grace/Egan, Joseph V.], Econ Redevel, Growth Grant prog-

tax cred

A3652 [Kean, Sean T./Rible, David P.], Non-pub sch pupil trans pilot prog-estab

A3841 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Osteopathic Med. at Rowan Univ.-concerns

A3851 [Quijano, Annette], Claim pymts. thru electronic fds.-auth.

A3907 [Giblin, Thomas P./Singleton, Troy], Bldg. svc. transfers-concerns

AJR101 [Prieto, Vincent/Bramnick, Jon M.], Natl. Park Svc.-recog. 100th anniv.

AJR103 [Houghtaling, Eric/Downey, Joann], Pancreatic Cancer Awareness - Nov

S166 [Bateman, Christopher/Doherty, Michael J.], Hunterdon-Somerset Flood Advisory-estab

 

Assembly Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Caride, Marlene

A313 [Singleton, Troy/Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Suicide prev-sch personnel training prog

A1030 [Jasey, Mila M./Wolfe, David W.], Sch. bldg.-concerns temperature control

A1882 [Wimberly, Benjie E./Spencer, L. Grace+3], Sch. dist under St intervention-concerns

A2292 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Substance abuse instr. sch students-req.

A2873 [Jones, Patricia Egan], High sch grad req-computer science class

A3396 [McKnight, Angela V./Chiaravalloti, Nicholas], Finan. literacy instr.-concerns

A3629 [Bucco, Anthony M./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Sch. security-estab class three officers

A3790 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Young students-concerns expulsions

A3879 [Singleton, Troy/Ciattarelli, Jack M.], Varsity letter-extracurricular activity

ACR56 [Jasey, Mila M./Wolfe, David W.], Sch. superintendents-suspend max. salary

AR126 [Eustace, Tim/Giblin, Thomas P.], Presidential Youth Council-estab.

S86 [Bucco, Anthony R./Sweeney, Stephen M.+14], Sch. security-estab class three officers

 

*Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 3:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coughlin, Craig J.

A1952 [Coughlin, Craig J./Schaer, Gary S.], Out-of-network Consumer Prot, Acct. Act

A2866 [Singleton, Troy], Health Care Consumer Cost Transparency

A3412 [McKnight, Angela V.+1], Paper acct. stmt-depository instit. Prov

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3978 [Lagana, Joseph A./Coughlin, Craig J.], Auto insur. coverage, cert.-concerns

A3979 [Lagana, Joseph A./Coughlin, Craig J.], Insur Fraud Prev Act-clarifies

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016 (continued)

 

Assembly Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A3617 [Green, Jerry/Rible, David], Extends expiration date of certain permits for one year in Superstorm Sandy-impacted counties

A3728 [Singleton, Troy],Sch. dist. elections, annual-concerns

S2099 [Vitale, Joseph F./Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. dist. elections, annual-concerns

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A862 [Quijano, Annette], Wage and hr. laws viol.-expand remedies

A1409 [Johnson, Gordon M./Webber, Jay], Leg. influence-place restrictions

A1426 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Handguns, personalized-

sell by retailers

S816 [Weinberg, Loretta/Codey, Richard J.], Handguns, personalized-sell by retailers

 

Assembly Judiciary Hearing (Immediately Following the Committee Meeting) Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A public hearing will be held in accordance with Article IX, paragraph 1 of the

New Jersey Constitution and Rule 19:3 of the General Assembly on the following Assembly Concurrent Resolution: ACR-109.

ACR109 [Prieto, Vincent/Jimenez, Angelica M.+9], Pub. emp. pensions-fd. on

timely basis

 

Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 12:30 PM Committee Room 3, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Notices of Proposed Leases NPL's 4436, 4025 for Dept. of Human Services. NPL's 4457, 4536 for Dept. of Treasury. NPL 3718 for Dept of Environmental Protection. NPL 4582 for Dept. of Children & Families. NPL's 4357 for Various Departments. NPL 4518 for Deptartments of Human Services and Communitiy Affairs

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Joint Committee will discuss the issues facing the Orange Public Schools District. Members of the public are welcomed to testify.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016

 

Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards Meeting

11:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Committee will meet to swear in Judge Harper; consider minutes of April 19, 2016 meeting; consider complaints filed by Ms. Lucarelli and Ms. Barbey; provide update on FDS and consider other matters that come before the Joint Committee.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

 

**SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

Voting Session:

A15 [Prieto, Vincent/Wisniewski, John S.+6], Minimum wage-raise to $10.10

A1877 [Wimberly, Benjie E./Sumter, Shavonda E.+13], Healthy Small Food Retailer Act

A1944 [Coughlin, Craig J./Schaer, Gary S.+5], Voter regis. updates-driv. lic. renewal

A3540 [Holley, Jamel C./Schaer, Gary S.+1], Pub. contracts-concerns disclosure

S15 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Vitale, Joseph F.], Min. wage-raises rate to $10.10

S806 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+1], Haz materials trans by rail-cleanup plan

S1129 [Rice, Ronald L./Ruiz, M. Teresa+3], Healthy Small Food Retailer Act

S1228 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.], Voter regis. updates-driv. lic. renewal

S1672 [Van Drew, Jeff/Connors, Christopher J.+1], Combat to College Act

S1840 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Crim justice sys info-proh fee, stop pub

S1880 [Turner, Shirley K.], Inmate telephone charges-concerns

S1915 [Beach, James/Allen, Diane B.+1], Armed Forces reserve-prov. tuition benf.

S1967 [Cardinale, Gerald/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Marriages-Admin. Law Judge solemnize

S2004 [Beach, James/Madden, Fred H.+1], Vet.-apply for UI benf. online

S2041 [Rice, Ronald L./Smith, Bob+1], Econ Redevel, Growth Grant prog-tax cred

S2049 [Singer, Robert W.], Sch. pupil trans. pilot prog.-estab.

S2061 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Allen, Diane B.], SPRS-concerns accidental death benf.

S2100 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.], Ethics Comm.-concerns qual. req.

S2107 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kean, Thomas H.+1], PERS, PFRS-concerns memb.

S2179 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+1], Transp. Network Company Safety,

Reg. Act

S2186 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Sacco, Nicholas J.+1], Lic. holder's info.-proh. St. disclosure

S2202 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Mil svc-award student appropriate credit

S2310 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Oroho, Steven V.], Pub. contracts-concerns disclosure

 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016 (continued)

 

**SENATE SESSION (continued)

S2315 [Sarlo, Paul A./Bucco, Anthony R.], Limousine svc.-concerns

S2361 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sarlo, Paul A.], Co. hosp. auth.-estab.

SCR53 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.], Crude-By-Rail Safety Act-urge

Cong. pass

SJR49 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Oroho, Steven V.+4], Go Gold for Kids w/Cancer

Awareness Wk.

SJR68 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Disab. rights-prot and maintain

SR37 [Greenstein, Linda R./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Indirect remuneration fees-

cong. invest.

SR50 [Weinberg, Loretta/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], NJ & Taiwan-strong enduring relationship

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

A30 [Prieto, Vincent/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher+9], Work First NJ-incr. benf. amount

A2689 [Schaer, Gary S./Prieto, Vincent+8], Secure Schools for All Children Act

S51 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Barnes, Peter J.+2], Isolated Confinement Restriction Act

S63 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Beach, James+3], Dogs and Cats-proh. sight-unseen sale

S754 [Beach, James/Gordon, Robert M.+3], Secure Schools for All Children Act

S1017 [Weinberg, Loretta], Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.

S1080 [Turner, Shirley K.], UEZ desig.-extend for addl. 10 yrs.

S1266 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gill, Nia H.+2], Sterile syringe access prog.-estab.

S1475 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Vitale, Joseph F.], Medicaid home visitation demo proj-estab

S1829 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim], Work First NJ-incr. benf. amount

S1854 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.], Work First NJ prog.-repeals family cap

S1881 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Ambulatory care fac.-concerns

S2059 [Weinberg, Loretta], Fetal death cert.-concerns fed standards

Pending Referral:

S2277 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sweeney, Stephen M.], Family planning svcs.;$7.453M

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

 

*Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3882 [Spencer, L. Grace/Chaparro, Annette], Env. infras. proj. finan-change cert req

A3883 [Zwicker, Andrew/Green, Jerry], Env. infrast. proj.-make loans

A3884 [Chiaravalloti, Nicholas/Mukherji, Raj], Env. infrast. proj., FY2017-approp. fds.

ACR132 [Land, R. Bruce/Schaer, Gary S.], Env. Infrast. Trust-approve Finan. Plan

 

MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016

 

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 30, 2016

 

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

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

 

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, JULY 14, 2016

 

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

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced