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Vol. XXXVIII No. 78 Internet Update IV CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 216th Legislature

Prepared: December 2, 2014 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

Assembly Appropriations Meeting

Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.

A1876 [Burzichelli, John J./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+4], Manuf. rebates, mailed-reg.

A1985 [Riley, Celeste M./Mukherji, Raj], Credit card-fuel dealers not responsible

A3002 [Garcia, Carmelo G./Caputo, Ralph R.], Truth in Caller ID Act-enact

 

Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coughlin, Craig J.

A3142 [Singleton, Troy/Lagana, Joseph A.+1], Mortgage svcs-regulates cert. activities

A3549 [Schaer, Gary S./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Medicaid managed care org.-concerns

A3612 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Webber, Jay], Corp. directors actions-concerns

A3614 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Derivative proceedings-applicability law

A3615 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Corp. books and records-concerns

A3616 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Corp. officers-liab. immunity

S2284 [Pou, Nellie/Weinberg, Loretta], Medicaid managed care org.-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3905 [Coughlin, Craig J.], MV insur. id-auth. electronic

AR188 [Coughlin, Craig J./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Act-extend

 

Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A622 [Moriarty, Paul D./Gusciora, Reed+2], Dextromethorphan-proh. sale to minors

A709 [Angelini, Mary Pat/Benson, Daniel R.+6], Prescription drugs, unused-safe disposal

A1102 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+1], Dementia care homes-prov. lic.

A1469 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Dextromethorphan sale-

impose restriction

A3723 [Conaway, Herb/Mukherji, Raj], Medication-assist. treatment-concerns

A3883 [Prieto, Vincent], Nursing home resid.-concerns rights

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3955 [Conaway, Herb], Open bed availability in residential substance use disorders treatment facilities

ACR212 [Conaway, Herb], Addiction Prev Treatment-jt task force

 

Assembly Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Asw. Riley, Celeste M.

The Committee will not meet.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014 (continued)

 

Assembly Housing and Community Development Meeting

2:00 PM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

The Committee will take testimony from invited guests on the approaches currently available to local officials to combat blight and suggestions on ways to augment

those approaches.

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Mainor, Charles

A984 [Andrzejczak, Bob/Wimberly, Benjie E.], Evidence tampering, cert.-enhance pen.

A2208 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Lampitt, Pamela R.], Juv's right to representation-clarify

A3330 [Schaer, Gary S./Mukherji, Raj], Crim. firearms recovery clearing house

A3836 [Coughlin, Craig J./Webber, Jay], Assaults on law enforcement off.-upgrade

 

Assembly Regulatory Oversight Meeting

Chair: Asm. Gusciora, Reed

The Committee will not meet.

 

Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Giblin, Thomas P.

A2023 [Greenwald, Louis D./Benson, Daniel R.], Engineers, lic-revise

responsible charge

For Discussion Only:

A2264 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Bijou's Law-Pet Groomers Lic. Act

 

*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. DeAngelo, Wayne P.

A3849 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Eustace, Timothy J.], Consumer info 3rd party gas supplier-req

A3850 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Eustace, Timothy J.], Gas supplier, 3rd party-concern contract

A3851 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Eustace, Timothy J.], Customer & gas suppliers-impose

AJR83 [DeAngelo, Wayne P.+1], Linemen Appreciation Mo.-desig. October

SJR60 [Norcross, Donald/Beach, James], Linemen Appreciation Mo.-desig. October

 

Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 12, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Caputo, Ralph R.

The Committee will hear testimony from the Honorable Don Guardian, Mayor of Atlantic City, discussing the challenges that the gaming industry and Atlantic City are facing and the impact on the local economy.

A3669 [Mazzeo, Vincent/Burzichelli, John J.], Sign prog, cert.-proh. elig.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A3894 [Caputo, Ralph R./Pintor Marin, Eliana+6], Internet gaming affiliates-req. lic.

 

Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 3,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Committee will meet to organize and elect co-chairs.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014

 

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 Budget and Appropriations Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

A3223 [Singleton, Troy/Lampitt, Pamela R.+4], Loc Govt Svc Div-incl prop tax,

web page

S734 [Kean, Thomas H./Sacco, Nicholas J.+2], Autonomous veh.-driv. lic. endorsement

S1079 [Bucco, Anthony R./Van Drew, Jeff], Prop. tax bills-auth. pymt. via e-mail

S1338 [Van Drew, Jeff+1], Homestead prop. tax reimb-concerns elig.

S1593 [Turner, Shirley K.], Police/Firefighter Home-buyer Asst. Act

S1895 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Pou, Nellie], Sch dist under St. intervention-concerns

S1940 [Oroho, Steven V./Van Drew, Jeff], Bds of ed, loc govt-exempt from cert req

S2056 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Loc Govt Svc Div-incl prop tax, web page

S2572 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Casino Prop. Taxation Stabilization Act

S2573 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Casino-prov. emp.w/health care benf.

S2574 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], St. sch. aid, cert. dist.-concerns

S2575 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Casino investment alter. tax-concerns

S2576 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], AC Alliance-remove provisions of law

Pending Referral:

A304 [Russo, David C./Rumana, Scott T.+7], Epinephrine-sch. req. to maintain supply

S801 [O'Toole, Kevin J./Turner, Shirley K.+3], Epinephrine-sch. req. to maintain supply

 

*Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gill, Nia H.

A1784 [McKeon, John F./Schaer, Gary S.], Resid. Mortgage Lending Act-lic. req.

A3225 [Singleton, Troy/Rible, David P.+5], Chiropractic assist.-prov. lic.

A3271 [Coughlin, Craig J./Ciattarelli, Jack M.+1], Finan solvency reg-concerns moderization

S2085 [Codey, Richard J.], Mortgage foreclosures-concerns filings

S2238 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Resid. Mortgage Lending Act-lic. req.

S2333 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Chiropractic assist.-prov. lic.

S2434 [Gordon, Robert M.], Credit card-fuel dealers not responsible

S2485 [Sweeney, Stephen M./O'Toole, Kevin J.+1], Religious entities-proh. cert. practices

S2545 [Rice, Ronald L.], Resid. vacant prop.-concerns forclosure

S2578 [Gill, Nia H./Vitale, Joseph F.], Optometrists-continue prescribing meds

S2579 [Gill, Nia H.], Finan solvency reg-concerns moderization

 

*Senate Community and Urban Affairs Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Van Drew, Jeff

The Committee will discuss the maintenance of properties under foreclosure.

A2996 [Lagana, Joseph A./Stender, Linda], Fire hydrants-snow removal req.

S296 [Rice, Ronald L.], Foreclosure Mediation Act

S934 [Beck, Jennifer], Statewide Non-Resid Devel Fee Act-repeal

S2254 [Whelan, Jim], Fire hydrants-snow removal req.

S2570 [Beach, James], Mort. foreclosure-extend post-mil. prot.

S2571 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Tiny Home Pilot Prog.-estab.

S2577 [Van Drew, Jeff], Prop. damage from Sandy-foreclosure prot

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2609 [Van Drew, Jeff], Tax lien holder-in rem tax forclosure

 

*Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

The Committee will hear testimony from the public on the implementation of Public Question 2. Those wishing to testify may contact the committee aide at (609) 847-3855 for a list of issues the Committee would like to focus on. The Committee will also hear testimony on the Department of Environmental Protection's proposal to sell the preserved Green Acres property in Millville City, Cumberland County known as the "Durand Tract."

S570 [Smith, Bob/Cardinale, Gerald+1], St.-owned lands-calculation of value

 

*Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

The Committee will hear testimony on A2270/S382 from invited guests only; however, members of the public are invited to submit written testimony on the bills.

A945 [Singleton, Troy/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+5], Responsible Fatherhood-estab. council

S1168 [Vitale, Joseph F./Addiego, Dawn Marie+1], Tongue tie-newborn infant screening req.

S1184 [Vitale, Joseph F./Beach, James], Physician assistants-revise lic. req.

S1195 [Vitale, Joseph F./Allen, Diane B.+5], Sex change-revise birth cert. procedure

S2343 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Child care subsidy-concerns

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 (continued)

 

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

S2402 [Rice, Ronald L.], Responsible Fatherhood-estab. council

SR77 [Weinberg, Loretta], Zohydro ER-FDA reconsider approval

For Discussion Only:

S382 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Death with Dignity Act

Pending Referral:

A2270 [Burzichelli, John J./Eustace, Timothy J.+4], Aid in Dying for the Terminally

Ill Act

 

*Senate Labor Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Madden, Fred H.

S1846 [Van Drew, Jeff], Withholdings from emp. wages-cert. pymts

S2442 [Kean, Thomas H./Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Innovation, Research Fellowship Prog.

S2529 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Turner, Shirley K.], Basic Skills Training Prog-

reporting req

For Discussion Only:

S280 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Healthy Workplace Act-estab.

 

*Senate Transportation Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J.

The Committee will take testimony on the status of the Transportation Trust Fund and the State's transportation system.

A801 [Coughlin, Craig J./Wisniewski, John S.+7], NJTA-study rest area rev generating svcs

S2508 [Oroho, Steven V./Whelan, Jim], Driv. lic. vet. desig.-concerns

S2627 [Cardinale, Gerald/Sacco, Nicholas J.], R.17, Ramsey-Staff Sergeant T.McGill Hwy

 

**ASSEMBLY QUORUM

The Quorum Call has been CANCELED.

 

**Joint NJ Legislative Select Committee on Investigation Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Weinberg, Loretta/Asm. Wisniewski, John S.

The Committee will meet to consider an interim report prepared by special counsel.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014

 

Sales and Use Tax Review Commission Meeting 10:00 AM

The Commission will meet via conference call. The dial-in number is

888-363-4734 and the participant code is 2927391.

A1731 [Eustace, Timothy J./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+2], Save NJ Call Center Jobs Act

A3126 [Eustace, Timothy J.+1], Horse-boarding bus.-clarify sales tax

A3220 [Andrzejczak, Bob], Agric.-concerns promotion and prot.

A3609 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Game birds, cert.-sales tax exemption

A3643 [Casagrande, Caroline], Innovate NJ Act

A3856 [Andrzejczak, Bob], Boats-prov. max. sales and use tax

S1738 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Urban enterprise zones-concerns

S1749 [Allen, Diane B.], Mil. personnel storage fac.-tax exemp.

S1753 [Allen, Diane B.], Teaching materials, cert.-tax exemp.

S1799 [Allen, Diane B.+2], Health, fitness club fees-elim sales tax

S2509 [Singer, Robert W./Sarlo, Paul A.], UEZ-changes St. assist.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014

 

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 Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate Higher Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate Judiciary Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

Considered:

to be a Brigadier General in the NJ Air National Guard:

Colonel Ronald B. Turk of Haymarket, Virginia for the term prescribed by law.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014 (continued)

 

****Senate Judiciary Meeting (continued)

to be a member of the Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management:

Michael S. Keszler, Esq. of West Long Branch to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Gary Sondermeyer of Langhorne, PA to replace the Honorable Jack Whitman, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Essex County Board of Taxation:

Everett M. Johnson, Esq., CPA of Newark to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

James R. Matarazzo, Jr. of North Caldwell to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Peter Guy Stewart, Esq. of Caldwell to replace Catherine Willis, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Morris County Board of Taxation:

Bernard J. Tyson of Parsippany to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care:

David Barile, M.D. of Princeton for the term prescribed by law.

Debra L. Wentz, Ph.D. of Hopewell Borough for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ City University Board of Trustees:

Tung-Lung Steven Chang of Livingston to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Cultural Trust Board of Trustees:

G. Geoffrey Cromarty, Ed.D of Lambertville to replace Peter G. Chen, Esq., CPA, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Maritime Pilot and Docking Pilot Commission:

Charles E. Stapleton of Annandale to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the NJ Office on Minority and Multicultural Health Advisory Commission:

Denise V. Rodgers, M.D. of Montclair to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Tammeisha D. Smith of Knowlton to replace Jose Ramos, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Diana L. Zita of Hamilton to replace Geetha R. Ghai, Ph.D., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission:

Honorable Steven B. Harz, Esq. of Fort Lee to replace Kevin J. Collins, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Sophie Heymann of Closter to replace David Kasparian, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Ramapo College of NJ Board of Trustees:

Gary Montroy of Mahwah to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

George Ruotolo, Jr., CFRE of Cliffside Park to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

David G. Schlussel of Teaneck to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Bartholomew J. Talamini of Ocean Township for the term prescribed by law.

Susan Anisfield Vallario, Esq. of Upper Saddle River for the term prescribed by law.

Sharlene S. Vichness of Roseland to replace Peter McBride, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Honorable Joseph Ripa of Voorhees to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Board of Education:

David D. Blumenthal, D.C., Ph.D. of Linwood to replace Robert P. Haney, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

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

Tresa Duda of Hawthorne to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the State Farmland Evaluation Committee:

Ann M. Dorsett of Woolwich Township for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the Warren County Board of Taxation:

Darryl W. Malcolm of Columbia to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

to be a member of the William Paterson University of NJ Board of Trustees:

Michael A. Seeve of Upper Montclair for the term prescribed by law.

Interviewed:

to be the Commissioner of the Department of Education:

David C. Hespe, Esq. of Montgomery Township to replace Christopher D. Cerf, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

to be the Director of the Division of Insurance:

Peter L. Hartt of Haddonfield to replace Douglas A. Wheeler, Esq., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

 

****Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Greenstein, Linda R.

A3493 [Johnson, Gordon M./Mainor, Charles+1], Police, cert ed instit-adopt policy/proc

S1447 [Greenstein, Linda R.], Law off. info-proh cert internet posting

S2364 [Gill, Nia H./Weinberg, Loretta], Fed prop surplus-loc law enforcement use

S2365 [Gill, Nia H./Weinberg, Loretta], Mil equip surplus-trans, law enforcement

S2399 [Turner, Shirley K./Greenstein, Linda R.], Body camera-law enforcement officer wear

S2462 [Norcross, Donald/Beach, James], 911 svc fac-equip w/Next Generation sys

S2469 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Sheriff's off. reemp. list-estab.

S2564 [Greenstein, Linda R./Weinberg, Loretta], Police, cert ed instit-adopt policy/proc

 

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014 (continued)

 

****Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

The Committee will not meet.

 

****Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 1:00 PM Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street, 2nd Floor, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

ACR128 [Stender, Linda/Green, Jerry], N Plainfield Somerset Co-assign ZIP code

S366 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Kyrillos, Joseph M.], Casino fac., small-scale-modify req.

S685 [Lesniak, Raymond J./Whelan, Jim], Voter serve as messenger-reduces number

S939 [Bateman, Christopher/Bucco, Anthony R.+8], Black Swallowtail butterfly-St butterfly

S2438 [Codey, Richard J./Van Drew, Jeff+2], St. songs; desig. five

S2489 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Whelan, Jim], Bldg./hwy. infrastructure proj.-concerns

S2514 [Barnes, Peter J.], Alco. bev lic-permits amusement game lic

SCR86 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], N Plainfield Somerset Co-assign ZIP code

SJR62 [Whelan, Jim/Oroho, Steven V.], Elections Tech Study Comm-create 13 memb

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S2626 [Whelan, Jim], Simulcast races-casino negotiate price

 

**ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014

 

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the call of the Senate President

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

**ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014

 

***Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Co-Chairs: Sen. Rice, Ronald L./Asw. Jasey, Mila M.

The Schools Development Authority has been invited to give the Biannual Report

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014

 

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