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Vol. XXXI No. 72 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 212th Legislature

Prepared: December 4, 2007 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule Second Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 1:00 PM 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], Clarifies that in nonpublic schools the school nurse would be required to recruit and train volunteer designees to administer epinephrine to students when nurse is not physically present.

 

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 Initiative Act

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007 (continued)

 

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 fatalities, 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.

 

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 report by the Office on Minority and Multicultural Health and the Obesity Task Force.

 

Assembly State Government Meeting

The Committee will not meet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007 (continued)

 

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:

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

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

A909 [Gusciora, Reed/Watson Coleman, Bonnie+8], Animals-concerns use in product testing

A1885 [McKeon, John F./Stack, Brian P.+2], Recreational veh.-concerns

A2070 [Bodine, Francis L./Chivukula, Upendra J.+1], Travel Independence Prog-NJT study

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

A3263 [Payne, William D./Stanley, Craig A.+1], Lead paint inspections-expand req.

A3513 [Schaer, Gary S./Gordon, Robert M.+14], Religious observance-lic. test dates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

S238 [Bucco, Anthony R./Girgenti, John A.], Fire safety juv. response ed. prog.;$85K

S982 [Lance, Leonard/Turner, Shirley K.+1], Rt. 31 Purple Heart Memor. Hwy.-desig.

S1078 [Singer, Robert W.], Sch. buses-concerns

S1424 [Sacco, Nicholas J.], Recreational veh.-concerns

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

S1806 [Martin, Robert J./Bucco, Anthony R.], Crim. offense of assault, cert.-upgrades

S1956 [Vitale, Joseph F./Weinberg, Loretta+2], Animals-concerns use in product testing

S2274 [Connors, Leonard T.], Age-restricted community-concerns

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

S2377 [Weinberg, Loretta], Religious observance-lic. test dates

S2504 [Codey, Richard J./Lance, Leonard+19], Leg.-restrict receipt of things of value

S2526 [Sarlo, Paul A./Kyrillos, Joseph M.+2], Digital media content expenses-tax cred.

S2622 [Turner, Shirley K./Rice, Ronald L.+1], Lead paint inspections-expand req.

S2635 [McCullough, James J./Asselta, Nicholas+2], Fishing gear on artificial reefs-proh.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007 (continued)

 

SENATE SESSION (continued)

S2645 [Karcher, Ellen], Coastal & Ocean Prot. Council-estab.

S2681 [Girgenti, John A./Bucco, Anthony R.], Firemen's relief assn., loc.-concerns

S2695 [Codey, Richard J./Lesniak, Raymond J.+2], Pres. and vice-pres.-concerns electors

S2736 [Karcher, Ellen/Vitale, Joseph F.+2], Umbilical cord blood-concerns donation

S2746 [Asselta, Nicholas/Scutari, Nicholas P.], Community Mobility Training Prog.

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

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

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

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

S2937 [Adler, John H.], Clean Waters Fd.-cancel, reapprop moneys

S2938 [Smith, Bob], Riparian lands-concerns

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

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

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

SJR55 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Mo.-Nov

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

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

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

SR71 [Madden, Fred H./Bryant, Wayne R.+9], Harvesting organs in China-condemns

SR81 [Singer, Robert W./Karcher, Ellen+1], Chronic Pulmonary Disease Awareness Mo.

SR84 [Coniglio, Joseph/Sarlo, Paul A.+1], Bergen Co. pub. transp. proj.-support

SR99 [Buono, Barbara/Karcher, Ellen], Clean RRs Act of 2007-memor. Cong. enact

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa

The Committee will hear testimony regarding toy safety from invited speakers.

A250 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa/Mayer, David R.+3], Toy Safety Act

A4547 [Cohen, Neil M.], Consumer product recalls-concerns

Pending Introduction and Referral:

AR279 [Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Memorializes Congress and President to enact toy safety legislation

 

Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

A3284 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Chivukula, Upendra J.], Primary stroke ctr. req.-concerns

A3453 [Cohen, Neil M.], Disease Mgt. Study Comm.-concerns

S967 [Buono, Barbara], Primary stroke ctr. req.-concerns

S2191 [Singer, Robert W.], Nursing homes-prov. Medicaid elig. info.

S2203 [Vitale, Joseph F./Kean, Thomas H.+1], Disease Mgt. Study Comm.-concerns

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2007 (continued)

 

Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Commitee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

Immediately following the committee meeting a public hearing will be held.

A3927 [Doherty, Michael J./Beck, Jennifer+2], Co. bds. of taxation-decrease memb.

 

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 NJ, including a comprehensive reform plan by Assembly Democratic leadership.

 

Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

A917 [Gusciora, Reed/Johnson, Gordon M.], Computers for sch. prog.-estab. in DOC

A2436 [Oliver, Sheila Y.], Police veh., stopped-concerns approach

A3069 [Quigley, Joan M.], Emerg. veh., stopped-duties of driv.

A3175 [Holzapfel, James W./Barnes Jr., Peter J.], Emerg. veh., stopped-duties of driv.

A3992 [Cryan, Joseph/Bateman, Christopher], Organized Retail Theft Task Force-estab.

A4317 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Driv. lic-concerns conditional discharge

A4582 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Gang criminality-creates offense

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A4620 [Manzo, Louis D.], Require owner to immed. report loss/theft of firearm to police

A4621 [Watson-Coleman, Bonnie], Permits limited exchange of certain juvenile infor to facilitate delivery of services to at risk children and their families.

A795 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+13], Death penal.-repeals

A2538 [Mayer, David R./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+1], Battleship comm., foundation-abolishes

A3623 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie/Payne, William D.], Cert. of rehab.-person w/crim. record

A3716 [Caraballo, Wilfredo/Bateman, Christopher+2], Death penalty-repeals

A4354 [Panter, Michael J./Greenstein, Linda R.+29], Stalking-concerns

A4482 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Animal shelter fding-mun court surcharge

AR276 [Panter, Michael J./Beck, Jennifer], Fort Monmouth-reverse close decision

 

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

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

A4554 [McKeon, John F.], Electricity net metering-revises law

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

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4619 [Stender, Linda], Concerns wages and training provided by public utility contractors.

 

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.

 

*Senate Budget and Appropriations and Senate Education Meeting 9:30 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Kenny, Bernard F.

The Committees will hold a Joint Committee Meeting to hear a presentation by Lucille E. Davy, Commissioner of Education concerning the new proposed school aid formula.

 

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

(NJ 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.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2008

 

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

Agenda will be added upon receipt.