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Public Hearing Transcripts 2018


The 2018 New Jersey Legislature Transcribed Public Hearings and Meetings are available in
pdf format
Please note: You are advised to use the latest version of the Acrobat Reader
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Senate and Assembly Committees:
Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Senate Education Committee Assembly Education Committee
Senate Environment and Energy Committee Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
Senate Labor Committee Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee
Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Assembly Judiciary Committee
Senate Legislative Oversight Committee Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee Assembly Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee
Senate Transportation Committee Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee
Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
 

JOINT COMMITTEES, TASK FORCES and Councils:

Joint Committee on the Public Schools
Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water Infrastructure
New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force
State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee
New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus
Legislative Manufacturing Caucus
 
LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONS:
New Jersey Commission on Capital Budgeting and Planning
State House Commission

 

 

 

 


SENATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
    Senate Concurrent Resolution 132

    Amends State Constitution to create joint legislative and executive branch New Jersey Revenue Certification Board to provide consensus certification of revenues for State budget purposes”
    July 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE EDUCATION


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from invited guests on issues related to school security”
    April 5, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    The Committees will take public testimony on school security”
    April 9, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    Students, parents, and other members of the public are invited to provide their thoughts and recommendations on issues related to school security”
    April 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and SENATE LABOR COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet jointly to hear testimony from invited guests on the topics of: teacher sexual misconduct; the reporting of child abuse in schools; and the process for tenure charge arbitration in the case of teacher sexual misconduct”
    May 31, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENT AND SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet to hear testimony from invited guests and the public on the issues of single-use plastics and plastic waste, and what steps the State can take to address these issues”
    August 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE
    Senate Bill No. 2776, Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 135, Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 136, Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 137

    September 27, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE LABOR


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and SENATE LABOR COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet jointly to hear testimony from invited guests on the topics of: teacher sexual misconduct; the reporting of child abuse in schools; and the process for tenure charge arbitration in the case of teacher sexual misconduct”
    May 31, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
    The Committee will hear testimony concerning allegations of sexual abuse at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women”
    February 22, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from New Jersey Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro and other invited guests regarding various issues concerning New Jersey Transit”
    January 8, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE STATE GOVERNMENT, WAGERING, TOURISM AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE STATE GOVERNMENT, WAGERING, TOURISM AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
    The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers and the public on the impact of agritourism on the New Jersey economy and how the State can help the industry grow ”
    July 9, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Public Hearing before SENATE STATE GOVERNMENT, WAGERING, TOURISM AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony on how to strengthen the Stateís historic preservation efforts, and how to prepare for the 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution”
    July 26, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Public Hearing before SENATE STATE GOVERNMENT, WAGERING, TOURISM AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
    The Committee will hear testimony from invited speakers and the public on strategies to strengthen tourism in New Jersey coastal regions, and ways to use the appeal of the Jersey Shore to expand the tourism industry in the State”
    September 12, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
    The Committee will take testimony from invited guests concerning priorities for the Department of Transportation and New Jersey Transit in the 2018-2019 Legislative session”
    January 22, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Public Hearing before SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
    Senate Bill No. 630

    The Committee will take testimony from the public regarding governance, oversight, and accountability reforms at the New Jersey Transit Corporation”
    March 28, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION AND INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet to hear testimony from invited guests regarding school bus safety”
    June 18, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION AND INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from invited guests concerning rail passenger service provided by the New Jersey Transit Corporation”
    August 16, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES


  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
    Assembly Bill 1046, Assembly Bill 1054, Assembly Bill 1055, Assembly Bill 1205, Assembly Bill 1512, Assembly Bill 3121, Assembly Bill 3344, Assembly Bill 3643, Assembly Bill 3921
    May 3, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY EDUCATION


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from invited guests on issues related to school security”
    April 5, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    The Committees will take public testimony on school security”
    April 9, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
    Students, parents, and other members of the public are invited to provide their thoughts and recommendations on issues related to school security”
    April 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENT AND SOLID WASTE


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENT AND SOLID WASTE COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet to hear testimony from invited guests and the public on the issues of single-use plastics and plastic waste, and what steps the State can take to address these issues”
    August 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


  • Public Hearing before ASSEMBLY HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests and the public concerning the affordable housing needs of the state”
    July 25, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Public Hearing before ASSEMBLY HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests and the public concerning foreclosures and vacant properties in the State”
    September 20, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from New Jersey Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro and other invited guests regarding various issues concerning New Jersey Transit”
    January 8, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
    Assembly Bill 3620

    The Committee will receive testimony concerning the expungement of marijuana offenses in light of potential decriminalization or legalization”
    June 4, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS


  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS
    The Committee will receive testimony from State and national leaders from the veteran community to discuss legislation that would broaden eligibility for certain veteranís benefits”
    June 13, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing

ASSEMBLY OVERSIGHT, REFORM AND FEDERAL RELATIONS


  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY OVERSIGHT, REFORM AND FEDERAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony from invited speakers and the public on the impact of prospective marijuana legislation on the public health, criminal justice system, and economy in New Jersey”
    April 14, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix
  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY OVERSIGHT, REFORM AND FEDERAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony from invited speakers and the public on the impact of prospective marijuana legislation on the public health, criminal justice system, and economy in New Jersey”
    April 21, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix
  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY OVERSIGHT, REFORM AND FEDERAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
    The Committee will receive testimony from invited speakers and the public on the impact of prospective marijuana legislation on the public health, criminal justice system, and economy in New Jersey”
    May 12, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY


  • Committee Meeting of ASSEMBLY SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
    Assembly Bill 1346, Assembly Bill 3613, Assembly Bill 3767, Assembly Bill 3768
    The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests on the economic development opportunities presented by blockchain technology innovation in New Jersey”
    April 26, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION AND INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES


  • Committee Meeting of SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION AND INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES COMMITTEE
    The Committees will meet to hear testimony from invited guests regarding school bus safety”
    June 18, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

  • Committee Meeting of SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE and ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION AND INDEPENDENT AUTHORITIES COMMITTEE
    The Committees will receive testimony from invited guests concerning rail passenger service provided by the New Jersey Transit Corporation”
    August 16, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS


  • Committee Meeting of JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    April 11, 2018
    “The Joint Committee will discuss the topic of community schools"
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix
  • Committee Meeting of JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    May 8, 2018
    “The Committee will get an update from the Schools Development Authority, and discuss other school facility issues"
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON DRINKING WATER INFRASTRUCTURE


  • Committee Meeting JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON DRINKING WATER INFRASTRUCTURE
    January 8, 2018
    “The Task Force will meet to discuss recommendations concerning water infrastructure, and vote on its draft report"
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  hearing
    appendix

NEW JERSEY BIOTECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE


  • Task Force Meeting of NEW JERSEY BIOTECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE
    January 25-26, 2018
    The Task Force will hear testimony from members of the academic community, and from members of the biotechnology industry”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix
  • Task Force Meeting of NEW JERSEY BIOTECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE
    April 3, 2018
    The Task Force will hear testimony from Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D.”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

STATE LEASING AND SPACE UTILIZATION COMMITTEE


  • Committee Meeting of JOINT STATE LEASING AND SPACE UTILIZATION COMMITTEE
    January 8, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   agenda hearing

THE NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS


  • Public Meeting of THE NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS
    February 21, 2018
    Recreational marijuana hearings; first of three”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

  • Public Meeting of THE NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS
    March 27, 2018
    Recreational marijuana hearings; second of three”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

  • Public Hearing of THE NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS
    April 24, 2018
    Recreational marijuana hearings; third of three”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

LEGISLATIVE MANUFACTURING CAUCUS


  • Public Meeting of LEGISLATIVE MANUFACTURING CAUCUS
    February 14, 2018
    The Caucus will hear from leading manufacturing clusters in New Jersey on their particular needs and challenges”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

  • Public Meeting of LEGISLATIVE MANUFACTURING CAUCUS
    August 14, 2018
    The Caucus will meet to discuss the minimum wage, Federal tariffs, and customized training and apprenticeships”
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   hearing appendix

NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON CAPITAL BUDGETING AND PLANNING


  • Commission Meeting of NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON CAPITAL BUDGETING AND PLANNING
    January 5, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  agenda hearing


  • Commission Meeting of NEW JERSEY COMMISSION ON CAPITAL BUDGETING AND PLANNING
    March 23, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:  agenda hearing appendix

STATE HOUSE COMMISSION


  • Commission Meeting of STATE HOUSE COMMISSION
    September 27, 2018
    Full text of transcribed hearing:   agenda hearing


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