Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Busy afternoon Thursday for enviro and Ag bills in Trenton

Two New Jersey Assembly committees, both meeting  at 2 p.m. Thursday (5/19) in the State House Annex in Trenton, will take up 16 environment, energy and agriculture bills.  

Here are the agendas: 
ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENT AND SOLID WASTE
5/19/16  2:00 PM
Aide: (609) 847-3855
Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

For consideration:
A-1804  Conaway, H. (D-7); Singleton, T. (D-7)
Requires DEP to conduct vibration analysis along routes for disposal of dredged material from Delaware River.
     Jan 7, 2016     – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste
     May 19, 2016 –  Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste


A-2416  Eustace, T. (D-38)
Expands One-Call Damage Prevention System to include underground contamination with engineering or institutional controls.
     Jan 27, 2016   – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Feb 4, 2016    – Introduced in Assembly
     Feb 4, 2016    – Referred: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste


A-3669  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19)
Provides gross income tax deduction for certain home elevation expenses.
     Apr 7, 2016    – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste


A-3670  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19)
Allows State-owned, municipally-managed Blue Acres lands to be used for freshwater wetlands mitigation projects.
     Apr 7, 2016    – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     May 19, 2016– Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste


A-3671  Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Vainieri Huttle, V. (D-37); Eustace, T. (D-38)
Establishes incremental fee, and ban beginning in 2025, on use of non-compostable
plastic bags by certain stores.
     Apr 7, 2016    – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste


AJR-25  Andrzejczak, R.B. (D-1)
Recognizes Delaware Bayshore as region of special significance in NJ.
Related Bill: SJR-14
     Dec 21, 2015  – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste
     May 19, 2016   –  Posted: Assembly Environment and Solid Waste

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ASSEMBLY AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
05/19/16  2:00 PM
Aide: (609) 847-3855
Committee Room 15, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

For consideration:
A-308  Singleton, T. (D-7); Conaway, H. (D-7)
Prohibits persons convicted of criminal animal cruelty offenses from owning domestic companion animals and from working or volunteering at animal-related enterprises; designated as "Moose's Law."
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016  –  Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-1387  Phoebus, G. (R-24); Space, P. (R-24)
Requires voter registration forms be made available when applying for hunting, fishing, or trapping license.
     Jan 5, 2016     – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016 –  Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-1564  Webber, J. (R-26)
Establishes procedure for notification to, and review by, municipalities of certain grant and loan applications for acquisition or development of lands for recreation and conservation purposes.
     Jan 6, 2016     – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016  – Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-2171  Taliaferro, A.J. (D-3); Andrzejczak, R.B. (D-1)
Permits wineries to produce hard cider.
     Jan 8, 2016     – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Jan 27, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Jan 27, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016 –  Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-3056 
Requires Dept. of Agriculture to develop voluntary guidelines to encourage school districts and institutions of higher education to donate excess food; extends "Food Bank Good Samaritan Act" protections to school districts.
     Feb 8, 2016    – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Feb 16, 2016  – Introduced in Assembly
     Feb 16, 2016  – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-3342  Diegnan, P.J. (D-18)
Designates striped bass (Morone saxatilis) as New Jersey saltwater fish.
Related Bill: S-1808
     Feb 18, 2016  – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Feb 22, 2016  – Introduced in Assembly
     Feb 22, 2016  – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-3351  Lampitt, P.R. (D-6); Andrzejczak, R.B. (D-1)
Creates license to produce and sell mead; allows wineries to produce and sell mead.
     Feb 18, 2016  – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Feb 22, 2016  – Introduced in Assembly
     Feb 22, 2016  – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016 – Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-3414  McKnight, A.V. (D-31)
Requires Dept. of Agriculture to create clearinghouse website for vendors to provide surplus food to charities in State.
     Mar 3, 2016   – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Mar 7, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Mar 7, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016– Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


A-3421  Singleton, T. (D-7); Lampitt, P.R. (D-6)
Establishes an animal abuser registry.
     Mar 3, 2016   – Proposed for Assembly introduction
     Mar 7, 2016   – Introduced in Assembly
     Mar 7, 2016   – Referred: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources
     May 19, 2016– Posted: Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources


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