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Vol. XXXI No. 70 Internet Update I CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 212th Legislature

Prepared: November 27, 2007 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007

 

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.

A253 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Mayer, David R.+3], Vets., cert-concerns housing opportunity

A3257 [Burzichelli, John J./Gordon, Robert M.], Eminent domain-revises procedures

S208 [Allen, Diane B./Bucco, Anthony R.+2], Vets., cert-concerns housing opportunity

S1214 [Turner, Shirley K.], Rental, resid. prop.-concerns

S1975 [Rice, Ronald L.], Eminent domain, mun redevel-revise law

S2088 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Buono, Barbara+1], Eminent domain-revises procedures

 

Senate Education Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Turner, Shirley K.

A3253 [Conners, Jack/Sires, Albio+12], NJ STARS & NJ STARS II-concerns

S1718 [Turner, Shirley K.], Sch. Asthma Protocol Task Force;$15K

S2604 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Doria, Joseph V.+3], Special ed-concerns due process hearings

S2675 [Asselta, Nicholas/Kean, Thomas H.+1], Classroom placement-concerns

S2905 [Kean, Thomas H./Turner, Shirley K.], Epinephrine-concern admin in nonpub sch.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2956 [Adler, John A./Turner, Shirley K.], NJ STARS & NJ STARS II-concerns

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

A312 [Cohen, Neil M./Vandervalk, Charlotte+9], Umbilical cord blood-concerns donation

A868 [Stanley, Craig A./Greenstein, Linda R.+7], Pupil absences-sch. dist. notify DYFS

A3517 [Schaer, Gary S./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+10], Health care fac.-religious accommodation

A4044 [Conaway, Herb/Chivukula, Upendra J.+5], Health Info. Tech. Promotion Act

A4058 [Scalera, Frederick/Roberts, Joseph J.+25], Autism awareness prog.-estab.

AJR101 [Cryan, Joseph/Stender, Linda+9], Vol. Blood Donor Awareness Mo.-Sept.

S132 [Bucco, Anthony R./Codey, Richard J.+29], Ovarian cancer screening-prov. coverage

S337 [Bark, Martha W./Bucco, Anthony R.+2], Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

S1523 [Turner, Shirley K./Weinberg, Loretta], Pupil absences-sch. dist. notify DYFS

S2489 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Health care fac.-religious accommodation

S2531 [Girgenti, John A./Vitale, Joseph F.+4], Health fac.-$50 personal needs allowance

S2574 [Weinberg, Loretta/Coniglio, Joseph+1], Autism awareness prog.-estab.

S2633 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.], Catastrophic Illness/Children Fd-concern

S2728 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara+1], Health Info. Tech. Promotion Act

S2736 [Karcher, Ellen/Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Umbilical cord blood-concerns donation

S2835 [Karcher, Ellen/Vitale, Joseph F.], Resource family parents-concerns

S2858 [Doria, Joseph V./Buono, Barbara], Medicaid prog.-concerns participation

SJR73 [Karcher, Ellen/Kean, Thomas H.], Vol. Blood Donor Awareness Mo.-Sept.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007 (continued)

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Considered:

to be a member of the Board of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority:

Richard Garcia of Saddle Brook to replace Christian Samay, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Credit Union Advisory Council:

Joann Lazzara of Wayne to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Kean University - Board of Trustees:

Honorable Richard Bagger of Westfield to replace Vivian Rodriguez, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Educational Facilities Authority:

Sami Merhi of Totowa to replace Robert Medina, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Perfusionists Advisory Committee:

Andrew L. Israel of Skillman to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be Middlesex Executive County Superintendent:

Patrick Piegari, Ed.D of Basking Ridge for the term prescribed by law.

to be Somerset Executive County Superintendent:

Trudy Doyle of Bridgewater for the term prescribed by law.

to be State Comptroller:

A. Matthew Boxer, Esq. of Bridgewater for the term prescribed by law.

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Stephen J. Bernstein of Branchburg for the term prescribed by law.

Stephan C. Hansbury of Morris Township for the term prescribed by law.

Mary C. Jacobson of Belle Mead for the term prescribed by law.

Craig L. Wellerson of Point Pleasant for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ - Board of Trustees:

Mary Ann Christopher of Avon to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Anthony P. Terracciano of Sea Girt to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Gail Cookson of Hampton for the term prescribed by law.

John Schuster, III of Eatontown to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M.

A3622 [Vas, Joseph/Chivukula, Upendra J.+9], Mil. leave, time of war-prov. emp. prot.

AJR135 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Giblin, Thomas P.+4], Emp. Free Choice Act-urge Cong. enact

S2304 [Kean, Thomas H./Vitale, Joseph F.+2], Mil. leave, time of war-prov. emp. prot.

S2614 [Coniglio, Joseph], St. bldg. svc. contracts-prevailing wage

S2733 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Sales representatives-concerns

SJR68 [Weinberg, Loretta/Karcher, Ellen], Emp. Free Choice Act-urge Cong. enact

 

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.

A2281 [Cryan, Joseph/Payne, William D.+4], Juv. detention fac., co.-concerns

AJR102 [Bramnick, Jon M./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+11], Veterans' Mo.-desig. Nov.each yr.

S378 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Sarlo, Paul A.+1], DNA database-expands

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007 (continued)

 

Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans' Affairs Meeting (continued)

S567 [McNamara, Henry P./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Distinguished Svc. Medal-expands elig.

S2582 [Bark, Martha W./Bucco, Anthony R.], Active mil., outstanding debt-concerns

S2932 [Girgenti, John A./Sacco, Nicholas J.], Firearms-concerns transportation

S2940 [Girgenti, John A.], Gang criminality-creates offense

S2941 [Girgenti, John A.], Law enforcement off., co.-proh resid req

SJR69 [Madden, Fred H./Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Veterans' Mo.-desig. Nov. of each yr.

SR116 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Karcher, Ellen], Fort Monmouth-reverse close decision

 

Senate Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting

Chair: Sen. Buono, Barbara

The Committee will not meet.

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007

 

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. Kenny, Bernard F.

A2426 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Vas, Joseph+4], Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp

A3027 [Conaway, Herb/Prieto, Vincent+13], Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act

A3043 [Cohen, Neil M./Panter, Michael J.+7], St. pension, annuity fds.-investment

A3197 [Green, Jerry/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights

A4208 [Panter, Michael J./Munoz, Eric+22], Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Ed/Prog Act

S171 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Martin, Robert J.+1], Death penalty-elim.

S188 [Doria, Joseph V./Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Disab vet survivor-claim prop tax exemp

S249 [Palaia, Joseph A.+1], Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Ed/Prog Act

S830 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Domestic insur. co.-concerns investments

S1060 [Allen, Diane B./Kean, Thomas H.], Devel. disab.-estab. placement trusts

S1619 [Kean, Thomas H./Rice, Ronald L.], Abbott sch. dist.-parental orientation

S1758 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta+5], Safe Patient Handling Act

S1761 [Vitale, Joseph F./Coniglio, Joseph+7], Viol. Prev. in Health Care Fac. Act

S1936 [Rice, Ronald L./James, Sharpe+6], Sr cit, low-income-concern rental rights

S2490 [Weinberg, Loretta/Kean, Thomas H.+3], Billy's Law-estab.

S2615 [Singer, Robert W./Vitale, Joseph F.+3], St. pension, annuity fds.-investment

S2889 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Literacy Vol. of NJ, Inc.;$250K

S2942 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Boarding house-incr. lic. fee

S2943 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Mentally retarded care fac.-assessment

S2947 [Kenny, Bernard F.], Multi-st Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A734 [Blee, Francis J./Van Drew, Jeff+2], Lic. person-concerns resid. disclosure

A2134 [Cohen, Neil M./Prieto, Vincent+7], Dentistry, dental insur. claims-concerns

A2761 [Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], Dentistry-concerns practice

A3259 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Biondi, Peter J.+1], Athletic Training Lic. Act-revises

A3408 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher+1], Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns

A3458 [Cohen, Neil M./Bateman, Christopher], Money order, dormancy fees-reg.

A3863 [Cohen, Neil M./Wisniewski, John S.+1], Auto. insur-concern prov, premium option

S1849 [Buono, Barbara], Dental decisions-concerns lic. person

S2169 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Cardinale, Gerald+1], Commercial lines insur. risks-concerns

S2381 [Weinberg, Loretta], Dentistry-concerns practice

S2402 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Sarlo, Paul A.+2], Auto insur. PIP claims-concerns

S2536 [Gill, Nia H.], Massage therapists reg.-revises laws

S2678 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Cardinale, Gerald], Athletic Training Lic. Act-revises

S2679 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Money order, dormancy fees-reg.

S2879 [Adler, John H.], Real estate offerings, cert.-concerns

S2887 [Codey, Richard J.], Prepaid telephone calling card-regis req

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Lesniak, Raymond J.

A357 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Chivukula, Upendra J.+2], Alternative electrical energy-concerns

A374 [Chatzidakis, Larry/Bodine, Francis L.+4], Alt electrical energy-concern production

A3938 [Burzichelli, John J./Cryan, Joseph+7], UEZ bus. purch.-point of sale tax exempt

A4086 [McKeon, John F./Greenstein, Linda R.+1], Env. sound materials-concerns purch.

S80 [Kean, Thomas H./Bucco, Anthony R.], Bus. tax cred.-lowers job elig. req.

S351 [Bark, Martha W.], Alternative electrical energy-concerns

S866 [Bark, Martha W.], Alt electrical energy-concern production

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007 (continued)

 

Senate Economic Growth Meeting (continued)

S1691 [Doria, Joseph V.], Alco. bev. lic., cert.-concerns

S1848 [Bark, Martha W./Lance, Leonard], Honey bee colonies-concerns preserv.

S2149 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Bark, Martha W.+1], Env. sound materials-concerns purch.

S2491 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], UEZ bus purch-point of sale tax exempt

S2495 [Bark, Martha W./Littell, Robert E.], Preserved farmland-devel easements

S2936 [Smith, Bob/Buono, Barbara], Electricity metering-revises law

 

Senate Environment Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

S2893 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Shellfisheries-revises statutory law

S2937 [Adler, John H.], Clean Waters Fd.-reapprop. cert. money

S2938 [Smith, Bob], Riparian lands-concerns

SR108 [Asselta, Nicholas], Hybrid electric veh, plug-in-begin manuf

 

Senate State Government Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Coniglio, Joseph

S495 [Gill, Nia H.], Nonpartisan mun. elections-concerns

S507 [Gill, Nia H.+1], Election results-mandatory audits req.

S2417 [Cardinale, Gerald/Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Loc. units investments-concerns

S2780 [Connors, Leonard T.], St-owned real prop, cert.-auth exchange

S2878 [Adler, John H.], Bid ad. req., cert.-concerns

S2939 [Coniglio, Joseph], St. real prop.-concerns sale of surplus

S2948 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Econ. devel. activities, cert.-reorg.

S2949 [Weinberg, Loretta/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Voting machines-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2955 [Coniglio, Joseph A.], Construction material's price change based on recognized industry price index.

 

Senate Transportation Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

A3459 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Egan, Joseph V.+13], Wheelchair transp.-concerns

A3977 [Scalera, Frederick/Giblin, Thomas P.+1], Pub. util. emp.-concerns

A4338 [Wisniewski, John S./Watson Coleman, Bonnie], MVC-makes various org. changes

S65 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], MVC-revises org., cert. functions

S1862 [Karcher, Ellen], Devel. disab. individuals-concerns

S2577 [Smith, Bob/Kyrillos, Joseph M.+6], Wheelchair transp.-concerns

S2739 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Pub. util. emp.-concerns

S2770 [Karcher, Ellen/Coniglio, Joseph], Pedestrians in crosswalks-revises laws

S2812 [McNamara, Henry P.], Toll incr.-PANYNJ conduct study

S2842 [Ciesla, Andrew R.], Drag racing-upgrades penal.

S2845 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Emerg. Mgt. driv.-concern lic. req.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

10:00 AM Group (C) Committees scheduled to meet.

2:00 PM: Group (D) Committees scheduled to meet.

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2007

 

Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission Meeting

1:00 PM Division of Pensions and Benefits,

50 West State St., Trenton, NJ

The Commission should receive written comments at least ten business

days in advance of the meeting.

A289 [Cohen, Neil M./Roberts, Joseph J.+25], Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

A1196 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Conners, Jack+5], PERS-concerns reenrollment

A2636 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], Pub. safety off. pensions-incr. COLA

ACR271 [Wolfe, David W./Bramnick, Jon M.], Judges, justices-incr. mand. retir. age

S260 [Sarlo, Paul A./Asselta, Nicholas+1], Med. benf, post-retirement-concerns

S602 [Ciesla, Andrew R./Connors, Leonard T.], PFRS-incr. cert. benf

S1507 [Turner, Shirley K.], PERS-concerns reenrollment

S1524 [Buono, Barbara+3], Grace's Law-hearing aid coverage

S1552 [Inverso, Peter A.], SHBP med. appeals-concerns

SCR109 [Lance, Leonard], Judges, justices-incr. mand. retir. Age

 

*New Jersey Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the President.

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007 (continued)

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2007

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the President.

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced.

 

State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 11:30 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

This meeting will include presentations by the following Departments: Department of Agriculture: Department of Human Services: Department of Law & Public Safety

(New Jersey State Police & Juvenile Justice Committee).

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2007

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the call of the President.

2:00 PM: Voting Session: Board list to be announced.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2007

 

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ Co-Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

Scott Weiner, CEO, and Barry Zubrow, Chairman, of the NJ Schools Development Authority will present the Authority's 2007 Annual Report.

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced.

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker.

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced.

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Time and board list to be announced.

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2008

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Organization of the 213th Legislature.

 

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Organization of the 213th Legislature.