Thursday, June 27, 2013

Pre-summer votes on environmental bills in NJ Senate


The New Jersey Legislature holds final voting sessions today before summer adjournment.

There are no important pieces of energy and environment legislation on the Assembly's board list, but the Senate has scheduled votes today on the following bills:

A-2675  Caride, M. (D-36); Russo, D.C. (R-40); Rumana, S.T. (R-40); Webber, J. (R-26)
Re appropriates $3 million from "Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources, and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003" to fund State flood control projects.
Related Bill: S-1781
      
A-3422  Benson, D.R. (D-14); Caride, M. (D-36); Fuentes, A. (D-5); Gusciora, R. (D-15)
Prohibits electric power suppliers from making false and misleading claims to potential customers; limits suppliers' calls to customers to once annually where no business relationship exists.
Related Bill: S-2308
  
A-4149  Burzichelli, J.J. (D-3); Dancer, R.S. (R-12); Amodeo, J.F. (R-2)
Authorizes New Jersey Racing Commission to grant special permit for horse racing on beach.
Related Bill: S-2892
     
A-4232  Fuentes, A. (D-5); Singleton, T. (D-7)
Creates pilot program to allow certain county utilities authorities to fund certain local infrastructure.
Related Bill: S-2844
     
ACR-197  Burzichelli, J.J. (D-3); Russo, D.C. (R-40)
Urges BPU to coordinate with PJM Interconnection to facilitate development of New Jersey Energy Link in phases; recommends that BPU and EDA conduct economic studies to determine benefits of project.  Related Bill: SCR-159
     
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S-1781
  Sarlo, P.A. (D-36); O'Toole, K.J. (R-40)
Re-appropriates $3 million from "Dam, Lake, Stream, Flood Control, Water Resources, and Wastewater Treatment Project Bond Act of 2003" to fund State flood control projects.
Related Bill: A-2675
    
 S-2121  Sarlo, P.A. (D-36); Smith, B. (D-17)
The "Green Building and Infrastructure Tax Credit Act"; provides tax credits for certain green buildings.
Related Bill: A-3199
    
S-2308  Greenstein, L.R. (D-14)
Prohibits electric power suppliers from making false and misleading claims to potential customers; limits suppliers' calls to customers to once annually where no business relationship exists.
Related Bill: A-3422
    
S-2680  Sacco, N.J. (D-32); Kyrillos, J.M. (R-13); Handlin, A.H. (R-13); Prieto, V. (D-32) 
Allows development on piers in coastal high hazard areas in certain urban municipalities.
Related Bill: A-3933
     
S-2716  Lesniak, R.J. (D-20); Green, J. (D-22); Watson Coleman, B. (D-15)
Extends moratorium on the imposition of Statewide non-residential development fees until 2016; establishes the "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act."*
Related Bill: A-4251
      
S-2844  Norcross, D. (D-5)
Creates pilot program to allow certain county utilities authorities to fund certain local infrastructure.
Related Bill: A-4232
     
S-2899  Norcross, D. (D-5)
Authorizes New Jersey Racing Commission to grant special permits for horse racing on beach and for steeplechase race meeting; allows wagering on such races.
    
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