Monday, November 25, 2013

Hurricane Sandy bills get a hearing in Trenton today

The New Jersey Assembly's Environment and Solid Waste Committee takes up six post-Sandy bills today in Trenton. Meeting at 2 p.m. in Room 9 of the State House Annex, the panel will  consider:

A-1205  Stender, L. (D-22); McKeon, J.F. (D-27)
Requires boil water notices to be provided by certain public water systems via telephone, email or text message. Related Bill: S-462  

A-3500  Spencer, L.G. (D-29)
Requires DEP to update Shore Protection Master Plan.  

A-3891  Spencer, L.G. (D-29)
Permits fifth and sixth class counties to assume control and responsibility for operation and maintenance of beaches bordering Atlantic Ocean. Related Bill: S-2601     

A-3893  Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Rudder, S. (R-8)
Repeals law providing CAFRA permit exemption for certain grading or excavation of a dune.
Related Bill: S-2602      

A-4288  Caride, M. (D-36)
Expands NJ Meadowlands Commission responsibilities to include flood control activities.
Related Bill: S-2869
A-4316  Caride, M. (D-36)
Establishes Meadowlands Flood Advisory Task Force.

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