Friday, February 26, 2016

Enviro bills doing the Jersey jump on Leap Year Monday

Two New Jersey Senate committees are taking advantage of the Leap Year to schedule hearings on Monday,
February 29.

Here are their agendas:                                     

10 AM
Aide: (609) 847-3855
Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

For consideration:

S-166  Bateman, C. (R-16); Doherty, M.J. (R-23)
Establishes Hunterdon-Somerset Flood Advisory Task Force.
S-311  Van Drew, J. (D-1); Kyrillos, J.M. (R-13)
Increases amount annually credited to Shore Protection Fund to $50 million.
Related Bill: A-2954
S-762  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Authorizes creation of stormwater utilities for certain local government entities.
     Feb 29, 2016   – Posted: Senate Environment and Energy

For discussion only:
S-771  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Requires large food waste generators to separate and recycle food waste and amends definition of "Class I renewable energy."

1 PM
Aide: (609) 847-3835
Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee will hold a public hearing on SCR-1 (1R) immediately following the committee meeting.

For consideration:
S-969  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Implements 2014 constitutional dedication of CBT revenues for certain environmental purposes; revises State's open space, farmland, and historic preservation programs.


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