Here’s What’s On Tap Under The Gold Dome On Thursday; Cannabis Legalization Legislation On …

Here’s what’s on tap under the Gold Dome on Thursday (January 7th):

SENATE QUORUM 12:00 PM Senate Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Senate President

Senate Judiciary Meeting 2:00 PM Chair: Sen. Scutari, Nicholas 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 NJ Legislature home page at https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/. The Committee will take oral testimony on bills or nominations, 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 January 6, 2021. The public may also submit written testimony electronically in lieu of oral testimony. Written testimony will be included in the record, but in the case of information concerning the character or qualifications of a person nominated by the Governor, such will remain confidential. Testimony should be submitted to [email protected]

Pending Introduction and Referral:

S3320 [Scutari, Nicholas P./Ruiz, M. Teresa], Updates and clarifies recent legislation passed by both Houses of the Legislature addressing cannabis legalization, and marijuana and hashish decriminalization.

ASSEMBLY QUORUM 10:30 AM Assembly Chambers

Committees at the Call of the Speaker

Assembly Appropriations Meeting 11:00 AM Chair: Asm. Burzichelli, John J.

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, limited to three minutes. 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, January 6, 2021. 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 [email protected]

A4745 [Armato, John/Chaparro, Annette+2], Exempt fireman certificates-raise from 45 to 57 maximum eligibility age

A4830 [Zwicker, Andrew/Danielsen, Joe+2], Early voting, in person-require for certain elections; makes appropriation

A5130 [Jasey, Mila M.], Foreclosure Prevention Act-establishes; concerns mitigation of loss

A5211 [Wimberly, Benjie E./Quijano, Annette], Cannabis legalization-updates and clarifies recent legislation

Pending Referral:

A2070 [Calabrese, Clinton/Mukherji, Raj+6], Neonicotinoid pesticides-directs DEP to classify as restricted use pesticide

A4933 [Burzichelli, John J./Benson, Daniel R.], Unit concrete products-developers offer, carbon footprint-reducing tech option

A5116 [Johnson, Gordon M./Auth, Robert], Real property, Mahwah Township- authorizes State Treasurer to sell

S1016 [Smith, Bob/Bateman, Christopher+1], Neonicotinoid pesticides-directs DEP to

classify as restricted use pesticide

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