Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Environmental bills in New Jersey Legislature - Feb 16

The Senate Economic Growth Committee will take up S-1351 (Lesniak) which requires state licensing--including personal disclosures and background checks--for all businesses owners, sales people and key employees offering recycling services in New Jersey.

Also to be considered is S-1566  (Lesniak) which establishes the New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act, providing a expedited process for foreclosing abandoned  residential proprieties..

The committee will meet at 10:30  a.m. in Room 1 on the first floor of the State House Annex in Trenton.
The Assembly will meet at 1 p. m. for a voting session. 

Among the bills to be considered are:

A-733  Eustace, T.J. (D-38); Schepisi, H. (R-39)
Prohibits health care institutions from discharging prescription medications into sewer or septic systems.

A-1998  McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Chivukula, U.J. (D-17)
Clarifies intent of P.L.2007, c.340 regarding NJ's required participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The bill was released from the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee on February 2 following lengthy and interesting testimony from business and environmental representatives.
You can hear the entire session here

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