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Vol. XXXII No. 51 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 213th Legislature

Prepared: September 30, 2008 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2008

 

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

 

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

A927 [Scalera, Frederick/Schaer, Gary S.+2], Constr./blding permit activity-reporting

S167 [Bucco, Anthony R.+2], Vol firefighters, retired-concerns insur

S881 [Gill, Nia H.], Libraries, mun.-remove, levy cap

S946 [Connors, Christopher J.], Greenhead flies-reduce population;$50K

S1426 [Whelan, Jim/Baroni, Bill], Mun. auth., bds., comm-concerns pub. svc

S1449 [Rice, Ronald L./Madden, Fred H.], Constr. codes, St.-strengthens

S1450 [Rice, Ronald L.], Planned real estate devel.-concerns

S1622 [Rice, Ronald L.], Affordable housing-concerns control

S1623 [Rice, Ronald L.], Police, off.-duty-reg. contract fees

S1894 [Madden, Fred H./Redd, Dana L.], Lease termination-domestic abuse victim

S1971 [Turner, Shirley K./Rice, Ronald L.], Owners rights, cert communities-concerns

Pending Referral:

A2871 [Love, Sandra/Moriarty, Paul D.+7], Lease termination-domestic abuse victim

 

Senate Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

The Committee will receive testimony on school district policies concerning tuition reimbursement and additional compensation for academic coursework.

A1113 [Cryan, Joseph/Burzichelli, John J.+1], Superintendents of sch.-concerns

S1898 [Turner, Shirley K.], Superintendents of sch.-concerns

S2078 [Bateman, Christopher], Sch. dist. audit reports-concerns

SR59 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Textbook publishers-concerns Braille

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2127 [Codey, Richard J./Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. dist. emp.-concerns tuition asst.

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Labor Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will hear from representatives of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and State Data Center about recent demographic trends in New Jersey, as evidenced by the most recent data estimates provided by United States Census Bureau. The Committee will also discuss preparations for the 2010 census.

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

A1498 [Burzichelli, John J./Fisher, Douglas H.+13], Daniel Mackay's Law-death by mv

A2231 [Cryan, Joseph/Pou, Nellie], Organized Retail Theft Task Force-estab.

S339 [Kean, Sean T.], MV records, cert.-concerns

S564 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Daniel Mackay's Law-death by mv

S1337 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Organized Retail Theft Task Force-estab.

S1606 [Girgenti, John A./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Youth mentoring prog.-estab. grant prog.

S1655 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Bicycle equip.-concerns

S1752 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Automatic sprinkler system-tax exempt

S1772 [Madden, Fred H./Sarlo, Paul A.], Fire & EMS Crisis Intervention Svc-estab

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008

 

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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

S1392 [Rice, Ronald L./Bucco, Anthony R.+12], PFRS-concerns accidental death benf.

S1418 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement-concerns

SCR60 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kean, Thomas H.+8], Pub. emp. benf.-concerns cert. contrib.

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A770 [Conners, Jack/Scalera, Frederick], PFRS-concerns accidental death benf.

A3111 [Greenwald, Louis D./ Pou, Nellie/Chivukula, Upendra J.], Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement-concerns

S2130 [Codey, Richard J./Buono, Barbara], Increases carryover period and changes calculation of net operating loss deduction under corporation business tax.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S713 [Smith, Bob], Forest stewardship-estab.

S802 [Sweeney, Stephen M./O'Toole, Kevin J.+2], Deer hunting w/bow & arrow-auth. Sundays

S976 [Van Drew, Jeff], Hunting w/bow and arrow-concerns

S1310 [Gordon, Robert M./Lance, Leonard+1], Dam restoration proj.;$7M

S1644 [Weinberg, Loretta/Cardinale, Gerald+1], Hist New Bridge Landing St Park-concerns

S1875 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Green Acres prog.-extend appraisal date

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008 (continued)

 

***Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

A3204 [Roberts, Joseph J./ DeCroce, Alex], Jt. Leg. Comm., Ethical Standards-memb.

S1374 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Sept. 11 Remembrance Day-desig.

SR53 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+2], St. of Israel-commem. 60th anniv.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2128 [Codey, Richard J./Lance, Leonard], Jt. Leg. Comm., Ethical Standards-memb.

For Discussion Only:

S492 [Turner, Shirley K.], Nonpartisan mun election day-change date

S1099 [Buono, Barbara], Elections, nonpartisan mun.-concerns

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

S1832 [Madden, Fred H.], MV fines-concerns

S1889 [Kean, Sean T./Ciesla, Andrew R.], Power vessel operation-concerns

S1908 [Buono, Barbara/Oroho, Steven V.+1], Traffic decisions-concerns co., mun auth

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A2731 [Wisniewski, John S./Greenstein, Linda R.+8], Traffic decisions-concerns co., mun auth

S2111 [Madden, Fred H.], Boat safety course, mandatory-concerns

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

S168 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Downhill skiing-concerns cert. req.

SJR27 [Van Drew, Jeff], Sunset Lake Hydrofest-Gov's cup Series

For Discussion Only:

S1987 [Whelan, Jim], Casino emp-serve, Atlantic City gov body

For Discussion Only and Pending Referral:

A3122 [Burzichelli, John J./Milam, Matthew W.+3], Casino emp-serve,

Atlantic City gov body

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

*Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asw. Pou, Nellie

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Budget Meeting 9:30 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Greenwald, Louis D.

The Chairman has invited Caren Franzini, Chief Exec Officer of the NJEDA to speak

on the implementation of the merger of the Commerce and Economic Growth Commission into the NJEDA and the potential implications for business retention and growth in the State.

Pending Referral:

A688 [Spencer, L. Grace/Chiappone, Anthony], Lifeline Cred./Tenants Asst.-COL incr.

A2517 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Green, Jerry+9], Homeownership Preserv. Act

A2720 [Vas, Joseph/Burzichelli, John J.+2], UEZ bus. purch.-point of sale tax exempt

A3124 [Greenwald, Louis D./McKeon, John F.+5], Corp. bus. tax-net operating loss deduct

 

*Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

12:30 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Vas, Joseph

The Committee will hear testimony regarding the State's ongoing efforts in job

growth and industry building.

A1277 [Carroll, Michael Patrick], Telecommute-corp. bus. tax cred.

A2722 [Vas, Joseph/Greenwald, Louis D.], Corp. bus. tax-elim throwout of receipts

A2997 [Vas, Joseph/Coutinho, Albert], Bus. Emp. Incentive Prog-revise elig req

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A2626 [Vas, Joseph], Corp. bus. tax-concerns

A3294 [Milam, Matthew W./Albano, Nelson T.], Prov. Enhancements to BR&RAGP

 

*Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008 (continued)

 

*Assembly Environment and Solid Waste and Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Joint Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. McKeon, John F./ Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

The Assembly Environment and the Assembly Telecommunications Committees will meet jointly to receive testimony from the Board of Public Utilities and other invited guests on rising energy costs, energy efficiency initiatives, and green job creation.

 

*Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 2:30 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

(Immediately following the Joint Meeting with the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee)

The Committees will receive testimony from the Department of Banking and Insurance, the Department of Community Affairs and other invited guest on the ongoing home mortgage and foreclosure crisis.

A281 [Schaer, Gary S./Burzichelli, John J.+3], Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Prev. Act

A2316 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Egan, Joseph V.+1], Mortgage payoff balances-concerns

A2496 [Holzapfel, James W.], Mortgage foreclosure proc-concerns

A3125 [Caputo, Ralph R./Vas, Joseph], Foreclosured prop.-concerns maintenance

S250 [Adler, John H.], Mortgage foreclosures, cert.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3269 [Wisniewski, John S./Schaer, Gary S.], Mortgage foreclosures, cert.-concerns

A3293 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], .) exempts sales to homeowner assistance and recovery programs from realty transfer fees

 

*Assembly Health and Senior Services and the Assembly

Human Services Joint Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 11,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Conaway, Herb/Asw. Oliver, Sheila Y.

The Assembly Health and Senior Services and the Assembly Human Services Committees will meet jointly with the to hear from the Commissioners of DHSS & DHS about the impact of the current financial crisis on health care and social services.

 

*Assembly Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Asm. Diegnan, Patrick J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Housing and Local Government and the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Joint Meeting 12:30 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Green, Jerry/Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

The Assembly Housing and Local Government and the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committees will meet jointly to receive testimony from the Department of Banking and Insurance, the Department of Community Affairs, and other invited guests on the ongoing home mortgage and foreclosure crisis.

 

*Assembly Law and Public Safety and the Assembly Regulated Professions Joint Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12,

4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chairs: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M./ Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Assembly Law and Public Safety and the Assembly Regulated Professions will meet jointly to receive testimony from the Attorney General and other invited guests concerning oversight of the financial services industry and enforcement of federal and state laws and regulations governing industry.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A2272 [Curz-Perez, Nilsa], concerns security fraud and

AR156 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.], enforcement of laws concerning financial institutions

 

*Assembly Tourism and Gaming Meeting

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

(Immediately Following the Joint Meeting)

A843 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Karrow, Marcia A.+1], Energy-related incentives-bus. apply

A2550 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Wind and solar fac.-concerns location

For Discussion Only:

A616 [Karrow, Marcia A./Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Societal benf. charge rev.-concerns

A2670 [Chiappone, Anthony], Mun. util. auth.-concerns

A3062 [McKeon, John F./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Wind, solar tech fac-zoning use variance

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008 (continued)

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2008

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM Camden High School, Baird and Park Boulevards, Camden, NJ

The Subcommittee on School Facilities and Construction will hear updates from SDA CEO, Scott Weiner on proposed new school construction projects, and Education Commissioner, Lucille Davy, will speak about the new grant process for the RODS.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

1:00 PM: Group (1) 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, OCTOBER 20, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2008

 

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, OCTOBER 27, 2008

 

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 SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2008

 

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, NOVEMBER 17, 2008

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008

 

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

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the call of the Speaker

 

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008

 

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

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009

 

SENATE SESSION

State of the State Address: Time and location to be announced