TRENTON – Members of the Senate Environment, State Government, Commerce and Transportation Committees will meet on Monday.
The Senate State Government Committee will consider two pieces of legislation aimed at reducing waste and fraud in state government. Bill S-2194, sponsored by Senator Ellen Karcher, will implement suggestions made by the State Commission of Investigation to revamp the State’s contracting process. Bill S-2195, sponsored by Senator Bernard Kenny, will codify Governor Codey’s Executive Order establishing the Office of the Inspector General.
The Senate Commerce Committee will debate a pair of bills sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo that will regulate Internet pharmacies and electronic prescriptions and establish licensing requirements for pharmaceutical wholesale distribution. They will also consider two separate bills that limit the expiration dates and fees assessed to gift cards and certificates..