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Vol. XXXI No. 71 Internet Update II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 212th Legislature

Prepared: November 30, 2007 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


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

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007 (continued)

 

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

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 6, 1st 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.+1], 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

S2955 [Coniglio, Joseph], Loc pub contract-renegotiation provision

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007 (continued)

 

Senate Transportation Meeting (continued)

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.

 

Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Fisher, Douglas H.

A4409 [Van Drew, Jeff], Agric. tourism locations-concerns signs

A4479 [Fisher, Douglas H./Albano, Nelson T.+2], Shellfisheries-revises statutory law

A4491 [Whelan, Jim], Gypsy moth-remove mun expenditure cap

AJR137 [Gusciora, Reed/Conners, Jack+34], Civilian Conserv Corps Recog.-March 31

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4597 [Cohen, Neil M.], Congo's Law-revise dangerous dog law

 

Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Stanley, Craig A.

A814 [Payne, William D.], Family life ed.-instruction on parenting

A2532 [Kean, Sean T./Corodemus, Steve+3], Sick leave banks-sch. emp.

A2640 [Burzichelli, John J.], Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate

A4145 [Moriarty, Paul D./Mayer, David R.], Sch. bus safety-concerns

S460 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Bryant, Wayne R.+2], Voc & Special Svc sch dist-consolidate

S548 [Smith, Bob/Palaia, Joseph A.+2], Sick leave banks-sch. emp.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4617 [Munoz, Eric/Voss, Joan], Clarifiesrecruitment of vols. for epinephrine.

 

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

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

A1886 [McKeon, John F./Gusciora, Reed+4], Recycling Enhancement Act

A3536 [Chivukula, Upendra J./Handlin, Amy H.+2], Shore protection prog.-concerns

A3918 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Caraballo, Wilfredo+6], Contaminated sites-concerns

A4156 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Panter, Michael J.+2], Energy efficiency standard-cert. product

A4287 [Wisniewski, John S./Vas, Joseph], Env. laws-updates enforcement prov.

A4331 [Connors, Christopher J./Rumpf, Brian E.], St.-owned real prop, cert.-auth exchange

A4551 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], Clean Waters Fd.-reapprop. cert. money

A4553 [McKeon, John F.], Riparian lands-concerns

AR263 [Gusciora, Reed], Offshore oil and nat gas drilling-oppose

S2199 [Buono, Barbara], Contaminated sites-concerns

S2240 [Smith, Bob/Ciesla, Andrew R.], Shore protection prog.-concerns

S2650 [Vitale, Joseph F./Buono, Barbara], Env. laws-updates enforcement prov.

Pending Referral

A4559 [Chivukula, Upendra J./McKeon, John F.], Regional Greenhouse Gas Initi. Act

 

Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting

Chair: Asw. Quigley, Joan M.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Human Services Meeting 2:00 PM

Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Cryan, Joseph

The Committee will receive testimony from invited speakers on child fatilities, CHEC Program and NJ SPIRIT.

A4565 [Cryan, Joseph], Birth certificate, cert.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4618 [Cryan, Joseph], Increases annual employee surcharge that funds the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Commission.

 

Assembly Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Asw. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007 (continued)

 

Assembly Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

A189 [Gregg, Guy R.+1], Corp. owners/off.-concerns unemp. benf.

A3424 [Cryan, Joseph/Doherty, Michael J.+1], Direct sellers-worker's comp. exemp.

A3884 [Gusciora, Reed/Greenstein, Linda R.], Pub. emp. asst. prog. records-concerns

A4003 [Roberts, Joseph J./Van Drew, Jeff], St. bldg. svc. contracts-prevailing wage

A4209 [Cohen, Neil M./Schaer, Gary S.], Hostile work env.-unlawful

Pending Referral:

A4001 [Fisher, Douglas H./Egan, Joseph V.], Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns

S2247 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Coniglio, Joseph], Prevailing wages, cert. proj-concerns

 

Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conners, Jack

The Committee will not meet.

 

*Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting 11:00 AM

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Payne, William D.

The Committee will meet to follow-up on testimony given on previous subject matters including childhood obesity, lead poisoning and asthma. A status report will be given by the Office on Minority and Multicultural Health and the Obesity Task Force.

 

Assembly State Government Meeting

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Transportation and Public Works Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

A3975 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Minor's driv record-allows parent access

A4047 [Truitt, Oadline D.], Handicapped parking-concern snow removal

A4172 [Gusciora, Reed/Moriarty, Paul D.], Veh., cert.-new penal, illegal operation

A4548 [Wisniewski, John S.], Disabled veh., cert.-concerns

S322 [Madden, Fred H.], NJT annual report-concerns data

S2480 [Codey, Richard J.], Minor's mv record-req. MVC prov. parent

S2522 [Vitale, Joseph F./Coniglio, Joseph], Handicapped parking-concern snow removal

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4600 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Greenwald, Louis D.], Najeeb Green-Lewis Law-concern mv rental

A4601 [Wisniewski, John S.], Bridge Safety Prog.-estab. and funding

A4616 [Stender, Linda], NJT annual report-concerns data

 

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.

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

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

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

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

S502 [Gill, Nia H.], Orthotic appliances-health benf coverage

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007 (continued)

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting (continued)

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

S554 [Smith, Bob/McNamara, Henry P.+1], Electronic Waste Mgt. Act

S557 [Smith, Bob/Martin, Robert J.], Recycling Enhancement Act

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

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

S2858 [Doria, Joseph V./Buono, Barbara], Medicaid reimb., cert.-elim. moratorium

S2888 [Codey, Richard J./Rice, Ronald L.], Loc. Tax Auth. Act-concerns

S2891 [Rice, Ronald L.], Special event parking tax surcharge

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

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

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

S2971 [Rice, Ronald L.], Mun.-impose surcharge, special events

 

*Senate Judiciary Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Adler, John H.

Interviewed:

to be State Comptroller:

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

to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Rachel N. Davidson of Livingston for the term prescribed by law.

S68 [Adler, John H.], Wrongful death actions-amends

S176 [Doria, Joseph V./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Wrongful death act-amends

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker.

 

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

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

 

Assembly Housing and Local Government Hearing 2:00 PM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will discuss the creation of more affordable housing opportunities in New Jersey, including a comprehensive reform plan by Assembly Democratic leadership.

 

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.