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Legislative Calendar for December 2012, as of 12-3-12 pm
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NEW JERSEY LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR

Office of Legislative Services — Office of Public Information

Legislative Information and Bill Room • State House Annex, Room B-01, P.O. Box 068, Trenton, NJ 08625-0068

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Web Site: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us WiFi available throughout State House and Annex

For reasonable accommodation of a disability, call 609-847-3353. The provision of assistive listening devices requires 24 hours' notice.

CART or sign language interpretation requires 5 days' notice.

Vol. XXXVI No. 76 Internet Update III CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE 215th Legislature

Prepared: November 30, 2012 Check Internet site or call this office for updated schedule First Annual Session


 

*Denotes Changes


 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 11:30 AM

Meadowlands Racetrack, Pegasus Floor East,

50 Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ, 07073

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

This is the second in a series of Committee meetings focusing on the needs of

New Jersey residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The Committee will receive testimony from invited guests, including local, county and executive branch officials. The Committee will receive damage assessments from local and county officials, and will hear updates from Commissioners of Environmental Protection and Education on post-storm issues related to management of debris removal, wastewater, drinking water and schools.

ASSEMBLY SESSION 1:00 PM Assembly Chambers

Voting Session:

A219 [DeAngelo, Wayne P./Tucker, Cleopatra G.], Disab. vets-exemp mun parking meter fees

A465 [Jimenez, Angelica M.+1], Vital records emp.-background check req.

A494 [Albano, Nelson T./Milam, Matthew W.+4], Fishing, recreational-estab. lic. plate

A759 [Barnes, Peter J./Chiusano, Gary R.+1], Independent St. auth. memb.-

disclose emp

A1279 [Coughlin, Craig J./Wisniewski, John S.+1], NJTA-study rest area rev

generating svcs

A1280 [Giblin, Thomas P./Coughlin, Craig J.+1], Pub record-incl email,

confidential item

A1335 [Greenwald, Louis D./Caputo, Ralph R.+1], Marriage and civil union lic.-concerns

A1513 [Burzichelli, John J./Schaer, Gary S.+11], Real Estate Installment Contract Act

A1566 [Wisniewski, John S./Coughlin, Craig J.], Jt. mun. court judges-prov. appt.

A1580 [Wisniewski, John S.], Family, Priv Burial Grounds Preserv. Act

A1677 [Johnson, Gordon M./Quijano, Annette+6], Law enforcement veh.-info.

of location

A1753 [Prieto, Vincent/Mainor, Charles], Emerg. Mgmt memb-exemp cert driv lic req

A1857 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Coughlin, Craig J.], Govt. Records Council-concerns memb.

A1874 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Egan, Joseph V.+1], Unemp. comp.-estab. disqual. standards

A2131 [Burzichelli, John J./Fuentes, Angel], Sex offender regis. info.-auth. release

A2162 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Greenwald, Louis D.+10], Min. wage-incr. to $8.50

A2164 [Conaway, Herb/Gove, DiAnne C.+1], Mil. svc absences-concerns child custody

A2166 [Wisniewski, John S./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+1], NY & NJ minutes-Leg.

approval req.

A2431 [Lampitt, Pamela R./Diegnan, Patrick J.+1], Devel. disab. persons-concerns rights

A2519 [Prieto, Vincent/Jimenez, Angelica M.+9], Games of chance proceeds-

support vet org

A2610 [Dancer, Ronald S./Burzichelli, John J.+1], Mobile gaming devices-rules/regulations

A2878 [Burzichelli, John J./Greenwald, Louis D.+9], Emp.-proh. personal info. disclosure

A2982 [Burzichelli, John J./Quijano, Annette], St. Lottery winners-anonymous for 1 yr.

A3028 [Greenwald, Louis D./Benson, Daniel R.+4], Clean Car Comm.-estab.

A3061 [Prieto, Vincent/Amodeo, John F.+1], Maintenance engineers-exemp cert lic req

A3080 [Schaer, Gary S./Lampitt, Pamela R.+1], Prescription eye drops-coverage req.

A3096 [Gusciora, Reed/Bramnick, Jon M.+9], Offenders-concerns alt. diversion prog.

A3178 [Fuentes, Angel], Camden, St. surplus prop.-auth. sale

A3254 [Coughlin, Craig J./Johnson, Gordon M.], Offenders, cert.-perform

community svc.

A3357 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie], Mental capacity-changes terminology

A3360 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./Milam, Matthew W.+1], Vet. Haven South Council-creates

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012 (continued)

ASSEMBLY SESSION (continued)

A3368 [Spencer, L. Grace/Riley, Celeste M.+7], St. acquisition of lands;$45M

A3369 [Eustace, Timothy J./Wagner, Connie+29], Loc govt open space acquisition;$55M

A3370 [Albano, Nelson T./Benson, Daniel R.+7], Nonprofit entities, develop land;

$8.9M

A3396 [Watson Coleman, Bonnie], Foreclosure Mediation Prog.-codifies

A3405 [Lampitt, Pamela R.], WIC vendor applications-concerns

A3413 [Green, Jerry], Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act

ACR88 [Wisniewski, John S./Watson Coleman, Bonnie+5], Mun. court judges,

cert.-remove

ACR114 [Coughlin, Craig J./Tucker, Cleopatra G.+4], Games of chance proceeds-support vet org

AJR25 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./McHose, Alison Littell], Vet. Ed. Awareness Wk.-

desig. November

AJR50 [Conaway, Herb], COPD Awareness Mo.-desig. November

AJR58 [Bucco, Anthony M.], Officer Thomas E. DeShazo Memor Bridge

AJR62 [Casagrande, Caroline/Lampitt, Pamela R.+1], Displaced Homemakers Awareness Mo-desig.

AR11 [Caputo, Ralph R.], Diesel truck engine braking noise-reg.

AR79 [Singleton, Troy/Burzichelli, John J.+1], Independent contractor-

misclassification

S829 [Smith, Bob/Beach, James+11], Vet. affordable housing-concerns

S1051 [Connors, Christopher J./Beach, James+2], Mil. parents-concerns custody

S1328 [Codey, Richard J./Jasey, Mila M.], Type II dist.-move election to Nov.

S2157 [Lesniak, Raymond J.+4], Resid. Foreclosure Transformation Act

S2246 [Whelan, Jim/Beck, Jennifer+19], Loc govt open space acquisition;$55M

S2247 [Greenstein, Linda R./Oroho, Steven V.+20], Nonprofit entities, develop land;$8.9M

S2248 [Smith, Bob/Connors, Christopher J.+19], St. acquisition of lands;

$45M

SJR37 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Officer Thomas E. DeShazo Memor Bridge

SJR39 [Allen, Diane B.], Displaced Homemakers Awareness Mo-desig.

SJR51 [Whelan, Jim], COPD Awareness Mo.-desig. November

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012

***Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

The Committee will receive testimony from invited utility industry executives.

Witnesses will report to the committee on the response to Hurricane Sandy, on proposed measures to address utility infrastructure vulnerabilities, and on other

related issues in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM

Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Committee will hear testimony from invited guests regarding the proposal to retain private management services for the operation of the New Jersey State Lottery.

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The JCPS will continue its discussion of online/blended learning with

presentations by various organizations.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012

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. Lesniak, Raymond J.

The Meeting has been Canceled.

Senate Education Meeting

Chair: Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa

The Committee will not meet.

Senate Higher Education Meeting 10:00 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Cunningham, Sandra B.

The Committee will receive testimony from Dr. Sue Henderson, President of

New Jersey City University.

A1688 [Russo, David C./Riley, Celeste M.+1], Cred. card-proh. solicitation of student

S1160 [Weinberg, Loretta], St., co. coll. faculty-tenure

S2187 [Buono, Barbara/Cunningham, Sandra B.], College cost info.-prov. students

S2291 [Rice, Ronald L./Singer, Robert W.], Higher ed student-health insur. coverage

S2303 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], Cred. card-proh. solicitation of student

SR72 [Oroho, Steven V./Beach, James], Andrew P Carpenter Tax Act-enact

Senate Judiciary Meeting

Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

The Committee will not meet.

Senate Law and Public Safety Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Sen. Norcross, Donald

A2891 [Tucker, Cleopatra G./Conaway, Herb+9], Vet. EMTtraining-concerns certification

S423 [Van Drew, Jeff], Evidence tampering, cert.-enhance penal.

S1905 [Greenstein, Linda R./Beach, James], EMT-prov. certifications for cert. vets.

S1907 [Bucco, Anthony R./Van Drew, Jeff], Dusty's Law-killing guide dog crim penal

S2286 [Norcross, Donald], Craft distillery lic.-creates

SJR49 [Norcross, Donald], Asst. Animal Recognition Day-desig.

SJR55 [Bucco, Anthony R.], Guide Dog CARE mo.-desig. August

Senate Legislative Oversight Meeting 2:00 PM

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

Chair: Sen. Gordon, Robert M.

The Committee will meet to discuss legislation and hear testimony from invited guests about changes to the State’s Residential Community Release Programs (RCRPs) administered by the Department of Corrections, including the development of performance-based contracts.

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

Chair: Sen. Beach, James

S1075 [Van Drew, Jeff], Indigent vets burial-prov. funding

S2254 [Beach, James], Vet. Haven South Council-creates

SR51 [Beach, James], National Guard, enhance-Cong. pass leg.

SR119 [Beach, James], Natl Guard-honors during Hurricane Sandy

For Discussion Only:

S1492 [Turner, Shirley K.], Combat pay-excl. from gross income tax

S1603 [O'Toole, Kevin J.], Mil., receiving combat pay-tax exemp.

Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Meeting 12:00 PM Committee Room 7,

2nd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Sen. Whelan, Jim

A3058 [Ramos, Ruben J./Milam, Matthew W.], St. Dept-post commemorations

on website

S1517 [Turner, Shirley K.], St., co., mun., sch. contracts-concerns

S2210 [Madden, Fred H.], St. Dept-post commemorations on website

S2219 [Whelan, Jim], Overseas Resid Absentee Voting-revise

S2275 [Rice, Ronald L./Whelan, Jim+2], Lottery winnings-impose tax

SJR38 [Beck, Jennifer], Clarence Clemons Day-desig. January 11

SR79 [Gill, Nia H.], Emancipation Proclamation-commem. anniv.

For Discussion Only:

S2364 [Gill, Nia H.], Early voting-req. for cert. elections

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012 (continued)

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 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 Budget Meeting

Chair: Asm. Prieto, Vincent

The Committee will not meet.

**Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Meeting

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

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Coutinho, Albert

A3289 [Fuentes, Angel/Coutinho, Albert], Social Impact Bond Act-estab.

SCR90 [Turner, Shirley K./Gill, Nia H.+1], Companies bring jobs to US-tax incentive

Pending Referral:

ACR162 [Quijano, Annette/DeAngelo, Wayne P.], Companies bring jobs to

US-tax incentive

**Assembly Consumer Affairs Meeting

Chair: Asm. Moriarty, Paul D.

The Committee will not meet.

**Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Meeting

10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor,

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

The Committee will receive testimony on insurance issues facing New Jersey residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Including responsiveness to insurance claims submitted and the extent of insurance coverage available to restore homes and business. The committee will receive testimony from the Department of Banking and Insurance, organizations involved in providing property and casualty insurance in the State, and other invited guests. Interested members of the public are also welcome to testify.

**Assembly Health and Senior Services Meeting

Chair: Asm. Conaway, Herb

The Committee will not meet.

**Assembly Higher Education Meeting 10:30 AM

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

Chair: Asw. Riley, Celeste M.

The Chairwoman has invited representatives from New Jersey's institutions of higher education to discuss the role of the higher education community in recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.

**Assembly Housing and Local Government Meeting 2:00 PM Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Green, Jerry

A1332 [Greenwald, Louis D./Singleton, Troy], Design-build contracts-estab. procedures

A1570 [Wisniewski, John S./Green, Jerry+4], New Home Fire Safety Act

A2473 [Rumpf, Brian E./Gove, DiAnne C.], Mun. emerg mgmt coordinators-mayors appt

A2753 [Benson, Daniel R./DeAngelo, Wayne P.+2], Energy tax receipts-pay directly

to mun.

A3317 [Green, Jerry/Rible, David P.+2], Apartment registration-elim. duplication

A3362 [Schepisi, Holly/Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+6], Mun. prop., cert.-exemp. sch. taxes

S1536 [Connors, Christopher J./Stack, Brian P.], Mun. emerg mgmt coordinators-mayors appt

**Assembly Law and Public Safety Meeting

Chair: Asm. Mainor, Charles

The Committee will not meet.

**Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

Chair: Asm. Ramos, Ruben J.

A2913 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Horsemen aid prog.-concerns

A2914 [Dancer, Ronald S.], Acct wagering sys-allow out-of-St wagers

A3266 [Eustace, Timothy J./Ramos, Ruben J.+4], 2014 Super Bowl-permit temp

casino gaming

A3326 [Burzichelli, John J.], Racing Comm.-elim. post-emp. restriction

ACR160 [Eustace, Timothy J./Ramos, Ruben J.+6], Casino at Meadowland Complex-allow temp.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012 (continued)

**Assembly Regulated Professions Meeting 1:00 PM

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

Chair: Asm. Giblin, Thomas P.

A1757 [Prieto, Vincent+1], Genetic counselor practice-revise scope

A2419 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Coughlin, Craig J.+6], Psychologists, cert.-prescribe meds.

A3023 [Giblin, Thomas P.], Practicing psych, lic.-continuing ed req

S555 [Gill, Nia H.], Genetic counselor practice-revise scope

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

Chair: Asm. Chivukula, Upendra J.

The Committee will take testimony from utility industry representatives concerning the utilities' response efforts to Superstorm Sandy to date as well as the utilities' on-going and remaining efforts in the aftermath of the storm.

**Assembly Tourism and the Arts Meeting

Chair: Asm. Milam, Matthew W.

The Committee will not meet.

State House Commission Meeting 9:00 AM

Committee Room 3, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012

Joint Committee on the Public Schools Meeting 10:00 AM Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

The Committee will hear from speakers on Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELOs): Afterschool and summer learning.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012

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

ASSEMBLY QUORUM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

Joint State Leasing and Space Utilization Committee Meeting 11:00 AM Committee Room 3, 1st Floor

State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

NPL4650-DYFS; NPL4652 and 4649-Judiciary; NPL4159 and 4161-Various Agencies Re: Extensions; NPL4421- Various Agencies Re: Extensions; PL4651, 4427 and 4077-Various Agencies Re: Parking; NPL4021-Various Re: Parking; NPL2903-Gov Office Re: extension; NPL4567-Public Defender Re: expansion; NPL0941 and 3989-L&PS Re: Extensions; NPL4553-Human Services re:extension/expansion; NPL4545-MVC Re: Expansion

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012

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

ASSEMBLY SESSION Assembly Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012

SENATE SESSION 2:00 PM Senate Chambers

Voting Session: Board list to be announced


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