Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Energy and environment bills in NJ Legislature on Dec 8



Here's the schedule for top energy and environmental legislation to be considered in committees of the New Jersey Legislature on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.




SENATE COMMUNITY AND URBAN AFFAIRS
12/08/11 10:00 AM - Committee Room 1, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, New Jersey

A-4114
  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19); Wagner, C. (D-38); Wisniewski, J.S. (D-19)
Allows all municipalities to sell and lease unneeded public property for "urban" farming and gardening purposes.  Related Bill: S-2956
    
S-2618  Rice, R.L. (D-28); Cunningham, S.B. (D-31)
Codifies responsible contractor requirements for contractors bidding for work through the Weatherization Assistance Program.
     
S-2646  Cunningham, S.B. (D-31)
Authorizes incinerator authorities to perform sanitation, public works, and environmental services.
     
S-2949  Van Drew, J. (D-1); Stack, B.P. (D-33)
Requires municipalities to submit economic growth plans to DCA for approval of continued participation in the urban enterprise zone program.
     
S-2956  Vitale, J.F. (D-19); Rice, R.L. (D-28)
Allows all municipalities to sell and lease unneeded public property for "urban" farming and gardening purposes.  Related Bill: A-4114
    

SENATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS
12/08/11 1 PM - Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

A-3167  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19); Wagner, C. (D-38); Conners, J. (D-7); Prieto, V. (D-32)
Authorizes zero-interest loans to local governments for certain brownfield remediations; changes priorities for financial assistance from Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund.  Related Bill: S-2278
   
S-1954  Smith, B. (D-17)
Establishes forest harvest program on State-owned land.
     
S-2278  Vitale, J.F. (D-19); Whelan, J. (D-2)
Authorizes zero-interest loans to local governments for certain brownfield remediations; changes priorities for financial assistance from Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund.
Related Bill: A-3167
        
S-2445  Vitale, J.F. (D-19)
Appropriates $1.047 million in 2003 bond act monies for Sayreville flood control project.
Related Bill: A-3138
    

SENATE LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
12/08/11 1 PM - Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

S-735  Sacco, N.J. (D-32); Madden, F.H. (D-4)
Removes geographic restrictions on where United States Park Police are authorized to make arrests for certain crimes and offenses.
   

ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS
12/08/11 2 PM - Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

A-2502
  Chivukula, U.J. (D-17); DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14); Lampitt, P.R. (D-6)
Establishes "New Jersey Property Assessment Clean Energy (NJ PACE) Municipal Financing Program."  Related Bill: S-1406
    
A-4358  McKeon, J.F. (D-27)
Establishes forest harvest program on State-owned land.
     
S-1406  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Establishes "New Jersey Property Assessment Clean Energy (NJ PACE) Municipal Financing Program." Related Bill: A-2502
     

ASSEMBLY HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
12/08/11 2 PM - Committee Room 16, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ.

A-4422
  Greenwald, L.D. (D-6); DeCroce, A. (R-26); Green, J. (D-22)
Extends expiration date of certain permits pursuant to the "Permit Extension Act of 2008."
    

ASSEMBLY REGULATORY OVERSIGHT AND GAMING
12/08/11 2 PM - Committee Room 13, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

ACR-206  Barnes III, P.J. (D-18); McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Gusciora, R. (D-15)
Determines that proposed DEP rules and regulations establishing procedure for waiver of DEP rules are inconsistent with legislative intent.
Related Bill: SCR-239 

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