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The New Jersey Statehouse and Capitol Building In Trenton

Here’s what’s on tap today under the Gold Dome…

 

Both houses’s budget committees will vote on the FY 2018 budget.  The Senate is scheduled for a voting session as well as Budget and Judiciary Committee hearings in the afternoon, while the Assembly Budget Committee will meet in the morning.

 

A few highlights from the Senate Judiciary Committee: the committee will vote on Assemblyman Dave Rible’s nomination as Director of ABC, Michele Brown as a member of the Horizon BCBSNJ Board of Trustees, Gov. Christie counsel Greg Acquaviva for Monmouth Superior Court,  ELEC 825 Chairman Greg Lavalee re-nominated for the NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority, and Marguerite Simon for ELEC’s Board of Commissioners to replace deceased Lawrence Weiss.

 

SENATE Voting Session 12pm

 

A1139 [Holley, Jamel C./McKnight, Angela V.+1], Childrens suppl. mattress, unsafe-proh.

A1199 [Mosquera, Gabriela M./Moriarty, Paul D.+13], Domestic viol. cases-concerns testimony

A3386 [Schaer, Gary S./Vainieri Huttle, Valerie+3], Devel. disab. individuals-concerns

A3480 [Downey, Joann/Lampitt, Pamela R.+5], Salary hist.-proh. emp. from releasing

A4399 [Greenwald, Louis D./Johnson, Gordon M.+15], Gold Star Family Counseling Prog.-estab.

A4927 [Prieto, Vincent/Oliver, Sheila Y.+5], Family leave-concerns

S156 [Madden, Fred H./Ruiz, M. Teresa+1], Flakka-criminalizes possession or sale

S278 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Surgical practices- req. lic by DHS

S447 [Allen, Diane B./Ruiz, M. Teresa+1], Absenteeism, chronic-req. sch. combat

S956 [Gordon, Robert M./Bateman, Christopher+2], Mun. consolidation-special emerg. approp

S1162 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Tax exemp. prop.-impose prevailing wage

S1238 [Vitale, Joseph F.+1], Gestational Carrier Agreement Act

S1295 [Vitale, Joseph F.], Respiratory Care Practitioner Act-amends

S1326 [Turner, Shirley K./Oroho, Steven V.], Domestic viol. witness-concerns testify

S1950 [Turner, Shirley K.], 9-1-1 svc.-hotels upgrade phone sys.

S2331 [Codey, Richard J./Vitale, Joseph F.+8], Psych., cert.-estab. tuition reimb. prog

S2485 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], High sch grad req-computer science class

S2536 [Gill, Nia H./Weinberg, Loretta+3], Worker’s wages-concerns emp. inquires

S2560 [Turner, Shirley K./Addiego, Dawn Marie], Drug donation prog-estab

S2578 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Pou, Nellie+8], College Loans Asst St. Students-revises

S2616 [Ruiz, M. Teresa+2], Childrens suppl. mattress, unsafe-proh.

S2711 [Vitale, Joseph F./Rice, Ronald L.+3], Devel. disab. individuals-concerns

S2721 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim+2], Disab. person-changes terminology

S2795 [Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], Prescr. Monitoring Prog-prov cert access

S2820 [Vitale, Joseph F./Addiego, Dawn Marie], Quinn Wilson’s law-stillbirth, tax. cred

S2853 [Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Emergency assistance-allows cert. addt.

S2858 [Beach, James/Madden, Fred H.+3], Gold Star Family Counseling Prog.-estab.

S2877 [Vitale, Joseph F./Whelan, Jim+2], Caregiver Task Force-establishes

S2884 [Whelan, Jim/Greenstein, Linda R.], Flood elevation-concerning

S2978 [Beach, James/Cruz-Perez, Nilsa], Sch. dist. investment-permit cert.

S3085 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Diegnan, Patrick J.+2], Family temp. disab. benf.-revises law

S3226 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Sweeney, Stephen M.+7], Safe Transp. Job and Fair Emp. Rules Act

S3233 [Van Drew, Jeff], Mun. Land Use Law-modifies performance

S3275 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Workers, locked out-health insur. benf.

S3315 [Vitale, Joseph F./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Work First NJ prog.-incr. benf.

S3316 [Vitale, Joseph F./Cruz-Perez, Nilsa+2], Work First NJ prog.-repeals family cap

S3317 [Smith, Bob/Greenstein, Linda R.], Paris Climate Accord-NJ join Alliance

S3336 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], John D. Burzichelli Bridge-desig. Rt.44

SJR104 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], World Autism Awareness Day-desig April 2

SJR113 [Gordon, Robert M.], PANYNJ-open pub. records, clarify intent

SR13 [Kyrillos, Joseph M./Cunningham, Sandra B.+3], Sept 11 Mem. & Museum-desig. natl. mem.

SR132 [Gordon, Robert M./Stack, Brian P.], Paris Climate Accord-condemn Pres w/draw

SR133 [Gordon, Robert M./Stack, Brian P.], Gov.-join US Climate Alliance

 

 

Senate Budget and Appropriations Meeting 3:00 PM, Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ, Chair: Sen. Sarlo, Paul A.

 

A4453 [Downey, Joann/Houghtaling, Eric], Pub, resides cert fed prop-req enroll

A4969 [Oliver, Sheila Y./Giblin, Thomas P.+1], Montclair St. Univ.-pub. research univ.

S1996 [Beach, James/Van Drew, Jeff], Gubernatorial candidate’s stmt.-post

S2881 [Ruiz, M. Teresa], Pupils, resides cert fed prop-req enroll

S2977 [Lesniak, Raymond J.], Healthy Small Food Retailer Act

S3056 [Cunningham, Sandra B.], Interns, emp. by hosp.-elim. UI exemp.

S3312 [Sarlo, Paul A./Bucco, Anthony R.+1], Lottery Enterprise Contrib. Act

S3327 [Sarlo, Paul A.], FY2017 St. approp. act-amends language

S3328 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Surplus Lines Insur Guaranty Fd-concerns

S3329 [Sweeney, Stephen M.], Fingerprint crim history check-incr. fee

S3330 [Sarlo, Paul A.], Forensic DNA Lab. Fd.-mv surcharge fd.

SR98 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Oroho, Steven V.+1], Impact aid pymts, increase-urges fed

 

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

S3281 [Gill, Nia H./Cunningham, Sandra B.+8], Montclair St. Univ.-pub. research univ.

S18 [Sarlo, Paul A.] Appropriates State and federal funds for the State budget for fiscal year 2017-2018

 

 

Senate Judiciary Meeting 3:00 PM, Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ, Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P.

 

The interviews for all nominees to be Judges of the Superior Court are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM, interviews for all other nominees are scheduled to begin at 4:00 PM.

 

Considered:

 

to be a member of the Kean University Board of Trustees:

Michael D’Agostino of Union to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Linda J. Lewis of Union to succeed herself, for the term prescribed by law.

Richard F. Trabert of Westfield to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the South Jersey Transportation Authority:

Honorable Maurice B. Hill of Toms River to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Robert McDevitt of Atlantic City to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Christopher M. Milam of Williamstown to replace the Honorable Peter C. Elco, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the State Board of Education:

Mary Beth Berry of Clinton to replace Robert P. Haney, Jr., resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Nedd James Johnson, Ed.D. of Pittsgrove to replace Ilan Plawker, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

Joseph L. Ricca, Jr., Ed.D. of Morristown to replace Claire Chamberlain Eckert, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

 

Interviewed to be a Judge of the Superior Court:

Honorable Gregory L. Acquaviva of Neptune for the term prescribed by law.

Ralph E. Amirata of East Hanover for the term prescribed by law.

John J. Burke, III of Annandale for the term prescribed by law.

Rodney Cunningham of Galloway for the term prescribed by law.

Pamela D’Arcy of Galloway for the term prescribed by law.

Deborah S. Hanlon-Schron of Toms River for the term prescribed by law.

LaToyia K. Jenkins of Butler for the term prescribed by law.

Martha D. Lynes of Kearny for the term prescribed by law.

Valter H. Must of Toms River for the term prescribed by law.

Marlene Susan Sheppard of Ocean City for the term prescribed by law.

Christine Smith of Upper Township for the term prescribed by law.

Barbara J. Stanton of Mendham for the term prescribed by law.

Robert M. Vinci of Mendham for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the Delaware River Port Authority:

Daniel Christy of Sewell to replace Tamarisk L. Jones, for the term prescribed by law.

Albert Frattali of Sewell to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

Honorable Bruce D. Garganio of Florence to replace Denise Mason, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

Richard Sweeney of Marlton to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of NJ Board of Directors:

John Ballantyne of Allamuchy to replace Michael Quick, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Inc. of NJ Board of Trustees:

Michele A. Brown, Esq. of Mendham Borough to replace Mary E. O’Dowd, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission:

Honorable Marguerite T. Simon of Edgewater to replace the Honorable Lawrence Weiss, deceased, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority:

Gregory Lalevee of Bridgewater to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be a member of the Rutgers University Board of Governors:

Chairman Gregory Q. Brown of Barrington, Illinois to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be an Administrative Law Judge:

Patricia M. Caliguire of Skillman for the term prescribed by law.

 

to be the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control:

Honorable David P. Rible of Wall Township to replace the Honorable Michael Halfacre, resigned, for the term prescribed by law.

 

A555 [Pinkin, Nancy J./Diegnan, Patrick J.], Protestant Episcopal Church-incorp.

A3433 [Greenwald, Louis D./Jones, Patricia Egan+1], Uniform Fiduciary Access Digital Assets

S1847 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Barnes, Peter J.], Protestant Episcopal Church-incorp.

S2527 [Diegnan, Patrick J.], Uniform Fiduciary Access Digital Assets

S3306 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Emp. discrimination-proh.

S3307 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Expunging crim records-revise procedures

S3308 [Cunningham, Sandra B./Sweeney, Stephen M.+1], Juv. expunge-decrease waiting period

S3377 [Sarlo, Paul A./Scutari, Nicholas P.], Will-concerns powers of appt.

 

 

Assembly Budget Meeting 10:00 AM, Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ, Chair: Asm. Schaer, Gary S.

 

A32 [Pintor Marin, Eliana/Lagana, Joseph A.], Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.

A936 [Wolfe, David W./McGuckin, Gregory P.+9], Peggy’s Law-suspected elderly abuse

A4007 [Houghtaling, Eric/Downey, Joann], Prop. Taxpayer Bill of Rights-promulgate

A4508 [Caride, Marlene/Schaer, Gary S.], Improv Energy Infra Pub-Priv Partnership

A4537 [Quijano, Annette/DeCroce, BettyLou], Veteran’s prop. tax deduct-extends elig.

A4652 [Vainieri Huttle, Valerie/Caride, Marlene], Transgender students-devel. guidelines

A4718 [Mazzeo, Vincent/Downey, Joann+22], Family planning svcs;$7.453M

A4840 [Mazzeo, Vincent], Pub. safety department layoffs-concerns

A4854 [Singleton, Troy], St. Trooper Sean E. Cullen Memor Hwy.

A4889 [Burzichelli, John J./Taliaferro, Adam J.+1], John R Elliott HERO Campaign Way

A5001 [Schaer, Gary S.], FY2017 St. approp. act-amends language

A5002 [Schaer, Gary S.], Forensic DNA Lab. Fd.-mv surcharge fd.

A5005 [Burzichelli, John J.], Surplus Lines Insur Guaranty Fd-concerns

A5006 [Schaer, Gary S.], Fingerprint crim history check-incr. fee

S1219 [Holzapfel, James W./Allen, Diane B.+7], Peggy’s Law-suspected elderly abuse

S2452 [Diegnan, Patrick J./Stack, Brian P.+1], Prop. Taxpayer Bill of Rights-promulgate

S2883 [Gordon, Robert M./Beach, James+4], Veteran’s prop. tax deduct-extends elig.

S3067 [Ruiz, M. Teresa/Vitale, Joseph F.], Transgender students-devel. guidelines

S3239 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Whelan, Jim], John R Elliott HERO Campaign Way

S3244 [Sweeney, Stephen M./Allen, Diane B.+1], St. Trooper Sean E. Cullen Memor Hwy.

S3248 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sweeney, Stephen M.+6], Medicaid coverage, family planning svc.

S3302 [Weinberg, Loretta/Sweeney, Stephen M.+3], Family planning svcs;$7.453M

 

 

Pending Introduction and or Referral:

A4432 [Schaer, Gary S./Lampitt, Pamela R.], Grow NJ Assistance Prog.-allows certain

A4784 [Gusciora, Reed/Muoio, Elizabeth Maher+12], Superstorm Sandy aid overpymts-recover

A5000 [Schaer, Gary S.], Appropriates State and federal funds for the State budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.

A5038 [Muoio, Elizabeth Maher/Mukherji, Raj], Expunging crim records-revise procedures

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