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Vol. XXXII No. 55Internet Update IV††††††††††††††††††††††† CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 213th Legislature

Prepared: October 14, 2008†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule††††††††††††††††††††††††††† First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2008

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM

Glenn Cunningham Early Childhood Center,

210 Ocean Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./Asw. Voss, Joan M.

The Abbott Subcommittee will hear presentations from Commissioner of Education, Lucille Davy, Department of Human Services representatives Jeanette Page-Hawkins and Beverly Wellons and others on the subject of Statewide preschool expansion.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM

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

2:00 PM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

 

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

Chair: Sen. Rice, Ronald L.

S1089 [Bucco, Anthony R.], William's Law; pertains to pool safety

S1604 [Rice, Ronald L./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Sports entertainment proj-exemp prop tax

S1716 [Allen, Diane B.], Loc. Mandates Council-concerns

S2024 [Oroho, Steven V.], Insur. contracts-concerns

S2062 [Stack, Brian P./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Sr. cit. prop. tax-estab. grace periods

SCR68 [Van Drew, Jeff], Homeless vets-housing choice vouchers

 

Senate Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A930 [Scalera, Frederick/Voss, Joan M.+5], Interscholastic athletic prog.-estab.

A2975 [Cryan, Joseph/Moriarty, Paul D.+6], Emp. contracts, cert.-review, approval

S655 [Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Interscholastic athletic prog.-estab.

S1175 [Rice, Ronald L.], After sch. activities-concerns

S1220 [Weinberg, Loretta/Turner, Shirley K.+2], Primary care practitioners-loan redemp

S1879 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Govt affairs agent-proh sch dist to hire

S1952 [Bateman, Christopher/Buono, Barbara], Sch. bus driv.-concerns crim hist checks

S2160 [Turner, Shirley K.], Emp. contracts, cert.-review, approval

S2161 [Turner, Shirley K.], Teaching positions-concerns vacancy

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A370 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Voss, Joan M.+12], Med. examiners-concerns

A1239 [Wolfe, David W./Malone, Joseph R.+1], Asst. living resid.-security deposit

A2259 [Voss, Joan M./Schaer, Gary S.+8], Devel disab.-concerns support svcs.

AJR60 [Greenwald, Louis D./Lampitt, Pamela R.+2], Blindness Awareness Mo-desig Oct each yr

S101 [Weinberg, Loretta+2], Med. examiners-concerns

S220 [Singer, Robert W./Bucco, Anthony R.], Health club memb., cert.-income tax cred

S1178 [Rice, Ronald L.], Kinship caregivers-concerns

S1197 [Vitale, Joseph F./Gordon, Robert M.], Psychology, unlic. practice-concerns

S1650 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Devel disab.-concerns support svcs.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting (continued)

S1741 [Cardinale, Gerald], Psychologists-video record cert sessions

S1986 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Vitale, Joseph F.], Personal asst. svcs. prog.-revises

S2202 [Madden, Fred H.], Asst. living resid.-security deposit

SJR60 [Kean, Thomas H./Baroni, Bill], Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Pending Introduction and Referral:

SJR64 [Buono, Barbara], Blindness Awareness Mo-desig Oct each yr

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission:

Carl W. Underland, MSW, MBA of Haddonfield to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Howard M. Weinberg, DO of Voorhees to replace Jeffrey R. Boscamp, MD, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Delaware River and Bay Authority:

Edward W. Dorn, D.MIN., THD of Pedricktown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Merit System Board:

Flavella Branham-Benjamin of Aberdeen to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Public Broadcasting Authority:

Steven C. Fiske, MD of West Orange to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ State Council on the Arts:

Anna M. Aschkenes of Jamesburg to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Agriculture Development Committee:

Stephen Perrine Dey, II, DVM of Allentown to replace Gary Mount, for the term prescribed by law.

Torrey Reade of Salem to replace John Coombs, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Agriculture:

Andrew Borsiuk, Jr. of Vernon to replace Milton Eachus, for the term prescribed by law.

Henry D. Dubois, Jr. of Pittsgrove to replace William Griffin, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Education:

Robert P. Haney, Jr. of Holmdel to replace Thelma Napoleon-Smith, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Michael F. Cantwell of Hamilton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Gail Davis of Newark to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert J. Gamgort of Mendham to replace John J. Gallagher, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Veleria N. Lawson of Manalapan to replace Howard Beyer, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Jody Levinson of Hillsborough to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert A. Munyan of Manasquan to replace Frank Lehr, for the term prescribed by law.

Jane Oates of Lambertville to replace Jeanne Oswald, PhD, for the term prescribed by law.

Tapas K. Sen, PhD of Mountain Lakes to replace Velvet Miller, PhD, for the term prescribed by law.

Jo Ann Trezza of Madison to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2008 (continued)

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

Considered:

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

Carolyn Carter Wade of Trenton to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Lottery Commission:

Robert James D'Anton of Toms River to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Martin Cronin of Westfield for the term prescribed by law.

James Farber of Lafayette for the term prescribed by law.

Ronald Hoffman of Island Heights for the term prescribed by law.

Susan Maven of Absecon for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas McCormack of Roseland for the term prescribed by law.

Steven Perskie of Margate for the term prescribed by law.

Ronald Lee Reisner of Oceanport for the term prescribed by law.

Thomas Scully of Fair Haven for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Sports and Exposition Authority:

Frederick Potter, Jr. of Point Pleasant to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

Senate Labor Meeting 11:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

S2063 [Stack, Brian P.], Corp. owners/off.-concerns unemp. benf.

S2181 [Allen, Diane B.], Natl. Guard memb spouses-prov unemp benf

For Discussion Only:

S1982 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Ombudsman for Injured Workers-estab.

 

Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Girgenti, John A.

The Committee will not meet.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

The Assembly has Canceled all Committee meetings scheduled

for this date due to the Governorís Special Joint Session of the Legislature.

 

JOINT SESSION 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Special Joint Session of the Legislature

 

NJ Law Revision Commission Meeting 4:30 PM

Commission Offices, 7th Floor, 153 Halsey St., Newark, NJ

 

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

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will meet to hear testimony from invited guests regarding the current economic downturn and its impact on the national and State economy, consumer confidence and the State budget.

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A269 [Vandervalk, Charlotte/Prieto, Vincent], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

A2123 [Cohen, Neil M.+1], Physical therapy svcs. access-concerns

A2879 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph+4], Corp. notices-electronic transmission

A2882 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vas, Joseph+4], Corporate filings, expedited-concerns

S996 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Singer, Robert W.+1], Motor bus owner-concerns insur.

S1226 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

S1266 [Turner, Shirley K.+1], Genetic counselor- req. lic.

S2049 [Adler, John H.], Corporate filings, expedited-concerns

S2050 [Adler, John H.], Corp. notices-electronic transmission

S2072 [Gill, Nia H.], Physical therapy-concerns practice

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008 (continued)

 

*Senate Environment Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S2144 [Smith, Bob], Electronic Waste Recycling Act-revises

S2162 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Wastewater treatment sys-concerns grants

S2188 [Van Drew, Jeff], Riparian lands-concerns

SR34 [Kean, Thomas H.], Climate change in NJ-measure impact

 

Senate State Government Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

A3162 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+5], NJ-Israel Comm.-estab. in Dept. of St.

A3186 [Schaer, Gary S./Diegnan, Patrick J.+7], Elections-prov. for adjustment of date

AJR102 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+16], Israel-congratulates on 60th anniv.

S1248 [Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Pub. questions-concerns

S1947 [Turner, Shirley K.], Voter regis. applications-concerns

S2199 [Kean, Sean T.], Elections-prov. for adjustment of date

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2240 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.], NJ-Israel Comm.-estab. in Dept. of St.

SJR62 [Weinberg, Loretta/Gordon, Robert M.+1], Israel-congratulates on 60th anniv.

 

Senate State Government Public Hearing (Immediately following the Committee Meeting) Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

A representative of the Office of the State Auditor will be present to discuss the findings and recommendations in itís December 2007 audit of the Department of the Treasury, Central Motor Pool, for the period between July 1, 2005 and August 31, 2007.A representative from the Department of the Treasury will be present to discuss how the department is responding to the findings and recommendations contained in the audit.

 

Senate Transportation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

A2232 [Cryan, Joseph/Coutinho, Albert], Hall of Fame project-concerns

S593 [Baroni, Bill], Declaration of Independence-mark graves

S867 [Connors, Christopher J.], Beach access-concerns

S1768 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Hall of Fame project-concerns

SR85 [Sarlo, Paul A./Ruiz, M. Teresa+1], Ellis Island-raise pub. awareness

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2252 [Buono, Barbara], Provides Heritage Tourism Task Force with extension of time for submission of its heritage tourism master plan and inventory of historic sites.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008

 

****Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM

Public School Number 20, 160 Danforth Avenue,

Jersey City, NJ 07305

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 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

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008

 

***Legislative Services Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

Room L103, State House, Trenton, NJ

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2008

 

**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.

A2842 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Spencer, L. Grace], Breast cancer screening-insur. coverage

A2891 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], SPRS memb.-purch. svc. cred.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2008

 

Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting (continued)

A3076 [Addiego, Dawn Marie/Rudder, Scott], Health care benf, cert.-choose coverage

A3165 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Pub. officials-concerns PERS, SHBP elig.

A3301 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Pub. officials-concerns PERS, SHBP elig.

S2087 [Haines, Philip E.], Health care benf, cert.-choose coverage

S2090 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], PERS-concerns memb. elig.

S2099 [Weinberg, Loretta/Adler, John H.+1], Pub. officials-concerns PERS, SHBP elig.

 

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

 

Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting

3:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Agenda will be added at a later date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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