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Vol. XLIV No. 57 INTERNET UPDATE II CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 219th Legislature

Prepared: October 16, 2020 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


*Denotes Changes

 

 


MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020

 

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 Economic Growth Meeting

Chair: Sen. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa I.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Environment and Energy Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Smith, Bob

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take in person testimony on bills for those members of the public who properly register. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading. If you wish to testify, check the box 'Do you wish to testify?' on the form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members.

Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSEN@njleg.org.

S697 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Turner, Shirley K.], Lead paint-concerns public nuisance suits; exempts AG from certain aspects

S894 [Pou, Nellie], Methylene chloride paint removal-proh sale unless cert safety standards are met

S975 [Kean, Thomas H.], Trunk fighting-establish as animal cruelty offense and third degree crime

S1034 [Stack, Brian P.], Compassion for Community Cats Law-spaying/neutering stray/feral cats; estab fund

S2515 [Smith, Bob], Packaging products-estab recycled content requirements; proh sale of polystyrene

 

*Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take in person testimony on bills for those members of the public who properly register. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading.

If you wish to testify, check the box 'Do you wish to testify?' on the form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. Instructions for providing testimony will be forwarded to you. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members.

Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSHI@njleg.org.

 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 (continued)

 

Senate Higher Education Meeting (continued)

A1070 [Jasey, Mila M./Benson, Daniel R.+3], STEM students-concerns recruitment and retention

S1070 [Corrado, Kristin M.], College Mental Health Services Act-grant prog., concerns mental health on campus

S2706 [Gopal, Vin], Higher ed. instit. tuition & fees-limit responsibility to refund due to COVID-19

S2739 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Student reps. on boards of trustees, instit. of higher edu.-elim citizenship req

S2743 [Cunningham, Sandra B.+3], Community College Opportunity Grant Program-establishes

S2793 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Pou, Nellie], Higher ed instit. to improve campus diversity-develop guidance

S2892 [Pou, Nellie], STEM students-concerns recruitment and retention

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

 

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Greenstein, Linda R.

The Committee will hear from invited guests concerning issues currently confronting this State's utility companies, including their response to power outages resulting from Tropical Storm Isaias. Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSLP@njleg.org.

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Gopal, Vin

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the New Jersey Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take in person testimony on bills for those members of the public who properly register. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading. If you wish to testify, check the box 'Do you wish to testify?' on the form. The form must be submitted by October 16 at 3:00 PM. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSMV@njleg.org

S171 [Corrado, Kristin M.], Veteran, homeless shelters-establish grant program

S1454 [Holzapfel, James W.], Beaches-provide spouse and dependent children of veteran reduced cost access

S2736 [Singleton, Troy/Gopal, Vin], Disabled veteran, totally/permanently-provide income tax credit for rent

S2821 [Bucco, Anthony M.+1], Vets.-create prog., receive evaluation & treatment for PTSD & total brain injury

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 (continued)

 

Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Meeting (continued)

S2910 [Kean, Thomas H.+1], Veterans-prov. free admission to St parks/forests/historic sites on Veterans Day

S2968 [Gopal, Vin/Corrado, Kristin M.], Veteran for civil service hiring preference-changes definition

SCR97 [Lagana, Joseph A.], Vet., civil serv. hiring-provide preference, rec. badge, medal, ribbon

SJR80 [Gopal, Vin], Veteran memorial homes, DMVA-release funds to offset COVID-19 related losses

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Hearing 12:00 PM Committee Room 6,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the New Jersey Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take in person testimony on bills for those members of the public who properly register. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading.

If you wish to testify, check the box 'Do you wish to testify?' on the form. The form

must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Friday, October 16, 2020. Instructions for

providing testimony will be forwarded to you. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members.

Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSSG@njleg.org

A public hearing will be held in accordance with Article IX, paragraph 1 of the

New Jersey Constitution and Rule 24:3 of the New Jersey Senate on the following Concurrent Resolution:

SCR96 [Rice, Ronald L./Cunningham, Sandra B.], Slavery or involuntary servitude-amends State Constitution to prohibit

 

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting (Immediately following the Public Hearing) Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

S487 [Sacco, Nicholas J./Stack, Brian P.+1], PFRS-enhances accidental death pension for surviving spouses, min. $50K annually

S758 [Gopal, Vin], Workers' comp jud.-enroll. PERS req.; reqs. JRS rights/benf apply

S2644 [Bateman, Christopher/Beach, James], Libraries-allows disposal of certain materials without advertising for bids

S2923 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.], Law enforcement presence at polling places & ballot drop boxes-limits

S2973 [Beach, James], Off. deputy super. of election-creates in counties of fifth class

S2974 [Beach, James/Bateman, Christopher], Ballot drop boxes-permits use of decommissioned letter collection boxes

SJR95 [Lagana, Joseph A.], Designates January 30 of each year as Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution of NJ.

Pending Introduction and Referral:

SR94 [Gill, Nia H.], Urges Rutgers to memorialize Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by naming a campus building for her

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting 9:00 AM

Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideACO@njleg.org

A2140 [Tully, P. Christopher/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Health care service firms-revise requirements for financial information reports

A2161 [Mukherji, Raj/Benson, Daniel R.+2], Charitable food contributions, made from business inventory-income tax deduction

A4580 [Zwicker, Andrew/Thomson, Edward H.], Home baked goods-establish requirements for sale

AR170 [Moen, William F./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Small businesses-urges residents to patronize once COVID-19 has concluded

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 (continued)

 

Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting (continued)

S73 [Bateman, Christopher/Sarlo, Paul A.+6], Home baked goods-establish requirements for sale

S848 [Pou, Nellie/Gopal, Vin], Health care service firms-revise requirements for financial information reports

 

Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

9:15 AM

Chair: Asm. McKeon, John F.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAFI@njleg.org

A3199 [Murphy, Carol A./Benson, Daniel R.+3], Organ donors, living-prohibits discrimination against

A3384 [McKeon, John F.], Uniform Voidable Transactions Act-renamed Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

A3450 [Johnson, Gordon M.], Income access services & related provider contracts-creates certain requirements

A4538 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Quijano, Annette], Dental insurers-prov. credits for reduced usage during coronavirus 2019 pandemic

For Discussion Only:

A4402 [McKeon, John F.], Financial transactions-imposes tax on high quantity processors at $0.0025 per

 

Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Meeting 11:30 AM

Chair: Asw. McKnight, Angela V.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAHS@njleg.org

The Committee will hear testimony from Director Jared Maples of the NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness regarding State plans to protect the integrity of the 2020 general election.

A1106 [Murphy, Carol A./Stanfield, Jean+1], Jr Firefighter Auxiliary members-promulgate reg pertaining to training/duties

A1173 [Zwicker, Andrew/Pinkin, Nancy J.+1], Residents w/special needs-establish central registry for use during emergencies

A1226 [Schaer, Gary S./Jimenez, Angelica M.+17], Medical facilities-electric public utilities provide priority power restoration

A2454 [Benson, Daniel R./Pinkin, Nancy J.], Electric public utilities-required to file emergency response plan with BPU

A2913 [Webber, Jay/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Community Emergency Response Team members-perform traffic duties

AR139 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Murphy, Carol A.], Hate and bias crime-condemns

S238 [Singleton, Troy/Sarlo, Paul A.+5], Jr Firefighter Auxiliary members-promulgate reg pertaining to training/duties

 

Assembly State and Local Government Meeting 10:30 AM

Chair: Asm. Mazzeo, Vincent

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020 (continued)

 

Assembly State and Local Government Meeting (continued)

The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideASL@njleg.org

A1995 [Pinkin, Nancy J.], Student exchange visitor placement org, international-register w/Secretary of St

A2991 [Burzichelli, John J./Mazzeo, Vincent+1], Business personal property, local exchange telephone companies-local taxation

A4446 [Benson, Daniel R./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Mental health, behavioral health & addiction svcs.-req provisions in St contract

A4544 [Caputo, Ralph R.], School nurse, return to employment-permit for 2 years w/out TPAF reenrollment

A4655 [Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina/Wimberly, Benjie E.], Law enforcement presence at polling places & ballot drop boxes-limits

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4830 [Zwicker, Andrew], Early voting, in person-require for certain elections; makes appropriation

 

*Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Meeting 12:30 PM

Chair: Asm. DeAngelo, Wayne P.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form.

Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Friday, October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideATU@njleg.org

A4145 [Zwicker, Andrew], BPU electronic docketing sys-require to estab & maintain online document access

A4556 [Karabinchak, Robert J./Pinkin, Nancy J.], BPU-estab. electronic public records access; provide notice of meetings/hearings

A4671 [Schaer, Gary S./Swain, Lisa+4], Utilities, pub & local-prov notice, available relief measures during coronavirus

AR92 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Wirths, Harold J.+1], Community Broadband Act-urges Congress to pass

For Discussion Only:

A108 [DePhillips, Christopher P./Rooney, Kevin J.+6], Public utility franchise process

A2360 [Chaparro, Annette], Vehicle, electric-concerns electric public utility service rates for charging

 

Assembly Women and Children Meeting 3:00 PM

Chair: Asw. Mosquera, Gabriela M.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the New Jersey Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the New Jersey Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, October 16, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAWC@njleg.org

The Committee will hear testimony regarding childcare deserts, including how subsidy payments are determined, where childcare deserts are located in the State, and what steps and strategies may be implemented to reduce or

eliminate childcare deserts in New Jersey.

A3277 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Child absent-parent call; unexcused absence-notify parent or guardian

S559 [Codey, Richard J./Cryan, Joseph P.+3], Child absent-parent call; unexcused absence-notify parent or guardian

For Discussion Only:

A4747 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Child care deserts-require DHS develop incentives, encourage private investment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020

 

Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

1:00 PM

Chair: Asm. Johnson, Gordon M.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM, October 20, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideACE@njleg.org.

A485 [Webber, Jay/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Home-Based Jobs Creation Act-concerns use of variances

A2226 [Dancer, Ronald S./Houghtaling, Eric+9], Small business, first-time paperwork violations-suspends fines

A4803 [Sumter, Shavonda E./Pinkin, Nancy J.], Personal protective equip-req State estab & manage stockpile, encourage manuf of

A4804 [Downey, Joann/Houghtaling, Eric], Working certificates for minors-modify process for obtaining

A4805 [Freiman, Roy/Tully, P. Christopher], Business interruption insurance-disclose whether policy prov. pandemic coverage

A4806 [Dancer, Ronald S./Chiaravalloti, Nicholas], Property tax reward programs-permits municipalities to authorize

A4807 [Armato, John/Lopez, Yvonne], Min. essential coverage & coronavirus-waive cert shared responsibility tax pymts

A4808 [Zwicker, Andrew], Internet-estab. office in BPU, assist in provision/expansion of service in State

A4809 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Sumter, Shavonda E.], CBT-revise, clarify, correct, and simplify various aspects

A4810 [Pinkin, Nancy J.], Government Efficiency and Regulatory Review Commission-establish

A4811 [Karabinchak, Robert J./DeCroce, BettyLou+3], Personal protective equipment-concern approval process for & State stockpiles

AR193 [Mazzeo, Vincent/Karabinchak, Robert J.+1], State & local tax deduction-urges federal government raise to $25K

Pending Introduction and/or Referral:

A1269 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Class 4A commercial property-eliminates the 1% fee and the 1% tax

A4850 [Karabinchak, Robert J.] Establishes expedited construction inspection program,

A4851 [Coughlin, Craig J.] Concerns use of steel slag as fill material.

 

Assembly Health Meeting 10:30 AM

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

The Committee will hear from invited guests regarding challenges with coordinating care and navigating services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring medical and/or behavioral complexities. Invited guests will include individuals with disabilities and/or their families and caregivers.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 20, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAHE@njleg.org.

A3869 [Armato, John/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Opioids-requires antidote prescriptions for certain patients

A4430 [Conaway, Herb/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Long-term care fac-estab uniform req on submission of outbreak response plans

S2798 [Vitale, Joseph F./Ruiz, M. Teresa+2], Long-term care fac-estab uniform req on submission of outbreak response plans

Pending Introduction and/or Referral:

A4143 [Conaway, Herb/Giblin, Thomas P.], Heath Care Transparency Act-concerns health care professionals advertisements

A4815 [Conaway, Herb], Health insurance step therapy protocols-establish certain guidelines concerning

S2465 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Heath Care Transparency Act-concerns health care professionals advertisements

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2020 (continued)

 

Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Meeting 9:00 AM

Chair: Asm. Zwicker, Andrew

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video.If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAST@njleg.org.

A1178 [Zwicker, Andrew/DePhillips, Christopher P.+1], Blockchain technology-permits corporations to use for recordkeeping requirements

A2614 [Murphy, Carol A./Benson, Daniel R.+1], 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act

Pending Referral:

A2891 [Lopez, Yvonne/Zwicker, Andrew+1], Digital Asset and Blockchain Technology Act

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Committees at the Call of the Senate President

 

Senate Commerce Meeting 1:00 PM Committee Room 6,

1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Pou, Nellie

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify on a bill under consideration. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us. The Committee will take in person testimony on bills for those members of the public who properly register. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading. If you wish to testify, check the box 'Do you wish to testify?' on the form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on 10/21/2020. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSCM@njleg.org.

S111 [Gill, Nia H./Ruiz, M. Teresa+2], Auto insurance underwriting-proh. use of education, occupation and credit score

S279 [Kean, Thomas H./Pou, Nellie], Military nonresidential spouses-concerns licensure and certifications

S1162 [Turner, Shirley K.], Businesses employing ex-offenders-allows CBT and gross income tax credits

S1558 [Scutari, Nicholas P.], Auto insurers-disclose policy limits upon attorney request

S2579 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Religious corporations-authorizes remote meetings during state of emergency

S2853 [Pou, Nellie], Dentist/dental insurance-prohibits certain provisions in agreements

S2856 [Pou, Nellie], Certified Public Accountants, certain nonresident-provide attest services

SJR30 [Pou, Nellie], Kids Entrepreneurship Awareness Week-designates second week of June of each year

SR81 [Singleton, Troy+1], National Infrastructure Bank-urges President and Congress to create

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 12:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

**Assembly Agriculture Meeting 9:30 AM

Chair: Asm. Houghtaling, Eric

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 21, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAAN@njleg.org.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020 (continued)

 

**Assembly Agriculture Meeting (continued)

A2768 [Houghtaling, Eric/Murphy, Carol A.], Equine-related farm employee housing with horses-establishes Right to Farm

A4233 [Houghtaling, Eric], Trespass & vandalism on agricultural & horticultural lands-increases penalty

A4717 [Houghtaling, Eric], Protect Pollinators license plates-authorizes issuance

S92 [Bateman, Christopher/Greenstein, Linda], Protect Pollinators license plates-authorizes issuance

S1245 [Gopal, Vin/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa I.], Equine-related farm employee housing with horses-establishes Right to Farm

 

**Assembly Community Development and Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asw. Sumter, Shavonda E.

The Meeting has been Canceled.

 

Assembly Education Meeting 2:00 PM

Chair: Asw. Lampitt, Pamela R.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video. If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 21, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideAED@njleg.org

The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests on issues related to racial inclusivity and social justice in the State's education system and the innovative curriculum needed to address these issues.

A1184 [Zwicker, Andrew+1], School discipline data-report on their websites and to Commissioner of Education

A3392 [Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina/Timberlake, Britnee N.+2], Student representative-be appointed to board of education of school district

A3601 [Quijano, Annette/McKnight, Angela V.+2], Amistad Comm-allocate in, not of DOE; elect chairperson appt exec director;$400K

A4414 [Conaway, Herb/Verrelli, Anthony S.], Student disciplinary actions-require public schools report; DOE estab. database

A4454 [Murphy, Carol A./Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina+1], Diversity & inclusion instruction-require school districts to provide

A4545 [Conaway, Herb+1], Public school instruction-req. districts include racial discrim & social justice

A4596 [Quijano, Annette+1], Culturally responsive teaching credential-require DOE to develop

A4603 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Annual audit of school distict 2019-2020 school year-extends deadline

S1028 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Turner, Shirley K.+1], Amistad Comm-allocates but not in DOE; comm elect chairperson appt exec director

 

Assembly Human Services Meeting 12:30 PM

Chair: Asw. Downey, Joann

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the issue of abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities in group homes and other congregate care facilities. To understand the magnitude of this problem and the barriers to safety and healing survivors with disabilities face, the Committee will invite survivors or their family members to share their experiences. The Committee will also hear from the Dept of Children and Families and the Div of Developmental Disabilities, as well as from operators of congregate care settings, on what is currently being done to provide adequate protection for all individuals. National experts and advocates will provide testimony on prevention strategies recommendations and steps to improve the effectiveness of response to the abuse and neglect of individuals with disabilities.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors, and the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person. The Committee will receive oral testimony from invited guests during the hearing by telephone or video.

Invited guests will be sent instructions, in advance of the hearing, on registering to testify and submitting written testimony for inclusion in the committee record and for distribution to the committee members. The public may view the meeting via the NJ Home Page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/.

 

**Assembly Labor Meeting 10:30 AM

Chair: Asm. Egan, Joseph V.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video.If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020 (continued)

 

**Assembly Labor Meeting (continued)

testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the Committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on October 21, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideALA@njleg.org.

A3756 [DePhillips, Christopher P./Zwicker, Andrew], Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc.-supports activities

A3950 [Verrelli, Anthony S.], Employer use of tracking device in employee operated veh.-crime of fourth degree

A4404 [Quijano, Annette/Lopez, Yvonne+4], Farm Worker Epidemic Health & Safety Act-concerns public health & protections

A4534 [Johnson, Gordon M./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], Unemployment claims-provide effective date is date individual becomes unemployed

A4613 [Downey, Joann+1], Education employees-concerns unemployment eligibility

A4853 [Greenwald, Louis D.], Employer unemployment tax increases-reduces or delays during pandemic

S2602 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa I.+2], Farm Worker Epidemic Health & Safety Act-concerns public health & protections

S2852 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Cunningham, Sandra B.+2], Education employees-concerns unemployment eligibility

Pending Introduction and Referral:

A4852 [Lopez, Yvonne], Concerns eligibility for extended unemp. benefits

 

Assembly Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources Meeting 2:30 PM

Chair: Asm. Karabinchak, Robert J.

The Committee will receive testimony on stormwater control and reducing nonpoint source pollution in the State's waterways. Topics include harmful algal blooms, combined sewer overflows, stormwater utilities, and gray and green stormwater infrastructure. Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors. The public may not attend the committee meeting in person but may view the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/.

The committee will take oral testimony from invited guests during the meeting by telephone or video. The public is encouraged to submit written testimony electronically. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideANR@njleg.org. Invited guests will be sent instructions in advance on registering to testify and submitting written testimony for the committee record and distribution to the members.

 

Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Meeting 12:15 PM

Chair: Asm. Benson, Daniel R.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors.

The public may not attend the Committee meeting in person but may view and participate in the meeting via the NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills, by telephone and video.If you are interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature Home Page under the applicable Committee heading. For those individuals who wish to testify, please check the box "Do you wish to testify?" on the Registration Form. Instructions for testifying before the committee will be forwarded to you after you submit your Registration Form. The form must be submitted by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to all the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideATR@njleg.org

A2302 [Pintor Marin, Eliana/Benson, Daniel R.], Creative crosswalks pilot program-establishes

A2639 [Moen, William F./Mazzeo, Vincent], Rowan University-authorizes issuance of alumni license plates

A3191 [DiMaso, Serena/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Autistic person-voluntarily make notation on driver's lic, ID card & MV registry

A4487 [Benson, Daniel R.+3], MVC Virtual Check-In Pilot Program-establishes

A4632 [Giblin, Thomas P./Benson, Daniel R.], MVC written knowledge exam-provide online during COVID-19 pub. health emerg.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020

 

Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Meeting

1:00 PM Committee Room 4, 1st Floor

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Vitale, Joseph F.

Due to the public health emergency, the State House Annex remains closed to visitors and the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, unless properly registered to testify. The public may monitor the Committee proceedings on the NJ Legislature home page, at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take in person testimony for those members of the public who properly register. If you are

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020 (continued)

 

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

interested in registering your position with the Committee, please fill out the Registration Form located on the NJ Legislature home page under the applicable Committee heading. If you wish to testify, check the box on the form "Do you wish to testify?" The form must be submitted by 5:00 PM on October 23, 2020. Instructions for providing testimony will be forwarded to you. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the Committee record and distributed to the Committee members. Written testimony should be submitted to OLSAideSHH@njleg.org.

The Committee will hear testimony from members of the public concerning the provision of services using telemedicine and telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how those services are covered under health benefit plans, and the ways in which State law concerning the provision of services using telemedicine and telehealth may be revised or restructured on a permanent basis.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020

 

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

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2020

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (1) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2020

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

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

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2020

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (3) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2020

 

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

10:00 AM: Group (4) Committees scheduled to meet

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2020

 

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020

 

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