Monday, May 13, 2013

NJ agriculture, environment bills in committee today

Fourteen agriculture and environment bills will be considered in two committees
of the New Jersey Assembly in Trenton today at 2 p.m. To see a full copy of any
of the bills, just click its number.

Here's the lineup:

Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
A-946  Riley, C.M. (D-3)
Permits a farm income averaging credit under the New Jersey gross income tax.
A-1892  Milam, M.W. (D-1); Albano, N.T. (D-1); Andrzejczak, B. (D-1)
Creates State Beach Task Force. Related Bill: S-2359
A-3840  Albano, N.T. (D-1)
Prohibits DEP from reducing fishing quotas established by federal or regional entities, unless authorized by law.
A-3944  Riley, C.M. (D-3)
Removes statutory limitation on number of permits that may be issued by Division of Fish and Wildlife for the taking of beaver.  Related Bill: S-2665
 A-4036  Albano, N.T. (D-1); Andrzejczak, B. (D-1)
Establishes directed bait and human food fishery for menhaden, and clarifies existing law regarding taking of menhaden.  Related Bill: S-2726
AJR-71  Vainieri Huttle, V. (D-37)
Designates Wednesday of second week in August as "Assistance Animal Recognition Day."
Related Bill: SJR-49

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Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
A-2852  McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Conaway, H. (D-7)
Establishes notification requirements for combined sewer overflows.
Related Bill: S-831
A-3836  Spencer, L.G. (D-29)
Concerns environmental permits in burdened communities.
Related Bill: S-962
A-3890  Eustace, T.J. (D-38); Schepisi, H. (R-39); Rudder, S. (R-8)
Provides limited exemption from local land use restrictions to allow certain existing structures to be raised to new FEMA base flood elevations.  Related Bill: S-2598
A-3892  McKeon, J.F. (D-27)
Establishes criteria and requirements for shore protection project priority list and funding from Shore Protection Fund.  Related Bill: S-2600
 A-3920  Barnes III, P.J. (D-18); Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33); Gusciora, R. (D-15)
Creates New Jersey Coastal Commission; reallocates certain funds from DEP to commission; and appropriates $20 million.
 A-3921  Barnes III, P.J. (D-18); Ramos Jr., R.J. (D-33)
Changes type of development requiring CAFRA permit from DEP.
AR-150  Rudder, S. (R-8); Brown, C.J. (R-8)
Encourages schools to purchase and use products made with recycled materials.
S-831  Smith, B. (D-17); Scutari, N.P. (D-22)
Establishes notification requirements for combined sewer overflows. Related Bill: A-2852
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