Monday, September 13, 2010

Environmental legislation scheduled for votes this week in the New Jersey Legislature

New Jersey Dome
The New Jersey Legislature is back in action after its summer recess.
Several committees will be meeting this week to consider the environmental and energy bills listed below.
To view a copy of any bill below,  left click on bill number. 

MONDAY, September 13, 2010
           ASSEMBLY TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND UTILITIES
           9/13/10 10 AM Room 9, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
A-915  Chivukula, U.J. (D-17); Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33) Authorizes creation of local renewable 
energy collaboratives and central renewable energy generation systems, and provides for sale
of renewable power generation. Related Bill: S-463  

A-2574  Stender, L. (D-22) Revises the definitions of Class I renewable energy and
renewable energy certificate under the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act.

A-3139  Quijano, A. (D-20); DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14)

Permits development of solar and photovoltaic energy facilities and structures over
landfills and quarries.
Related Bill: S-2126

A-3142  Chivukula, U.J. (D-17); Wilson, G.L. (D-5)
Directs BPU to undertake local government renewable energy generation
demonstration project utilizing renewable energy technologies.
Related Bill: S-2196

S-463  Smith, B. (D-17); Buono, B. (D-18) Authorizes creation of local renewable energy collaboratives and central renewable energy generation systems, and provides for sale of renewable power generation.     
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SENATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS
09/13/10 11AM Room 4, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

S-2231  Sweeney, S.M. (D-3); Kean, T.H. (R-21) Allows tax credits for development
of qualified wind energy facilities in port district of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
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SENATE LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
09/13/10 01:00 PM Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex  

S-1793  Cardinale, G. (R-39); Lesniak, R.J. (D-20)
Creates cooperative farm winery licenses .
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ASSEMBLY COMMERCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
09/13/10 02:00 PM Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex  

A-2474  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19); Coutinho, A. (D-29)
Provides a corporation business tax credit for certain investment in
manufacturing equipment and manufacturing facility renovation,
modernization and expansion. 
Related Bill: S-1865
 

A-2977  Coutinho, A. (D-29); Quijano, A. (D-20)
Exempts from payment certain taxes and energy charges for manufacturing
facilities.
 
Related Bill: S-1733
(See:
Tax Exemption Could Cut Manufacturers’ Energy Bills by 10 Percent)
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WEDNESDAY, September 15

SALES AND USE TAX REVIEW COMMISSION
09/15/10 10:00 AM

The Commission will meet via conference call.  The call dial-in number is
877-322-9654 and the participant code is 201376. 


A-3126  Quijano, A. (D-20); Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33)
Provides sales and use tax exemption for wind energy equipment.
Related Bill: S-2005
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