Friday, November 18, 2016

Scheduled action on NJ environmental bills for Monday

Here's a list of environmental bills that will be considered in committee or in floor votes on Monday, November 21 in the
New Jersey Legislature.  
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12:00 Noon
Committee Room 10, 3rd Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
The public hearing will be held in accordance with Rule 24:3 of the New Jersey Senate on SCR-39 (2R).  Persons wishing to testify should submit 15 copies of written testimony to the committee on the day of the hearing.

SCR-39  Smith, B. (D-17); Greenstein, L.R. (D-14)
Amends Constitution to dedicate all State moneys received from settlements and awards in cases of environmental contamination for certain environmental purposes.
Related Bill: ACR-127
     Nov 21, 2016  – Posted: Senate Environment and Energy

1:00 PM
Assembly Chambers

A-1954  Coughlin, C.J. (D-19); Benson, D.R. (D-14); Spencer, L.G. (D-29)
Makes changes to funding provisions for financial assistance and grants from Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund.
Related Bill: S-1237
A-2375  McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Gusciora, R. (D-15); Spencer, L.G. (D-29)
Revises "Electronic Waste Management Act."
Related Bill: S-981
A-3918  DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14); Eustace, T. (D-38); Rible, D.P. (R-30); Johnson, G.M. (D-37)
Establishes NJ Solar Energy Study Commission and modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.  Related Bill: S-2276
A-4127  DeAngelo, W.P. (D-14)
Increases civil penalties for certain natural gas or hazardous liquid facility safety violations.
Related Bill: S-2673
S-981  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16); Greenstein, L.R. (D-14)
Revises "Electronic Waste Management Act."
Related Bill: A-2375
S-2276  Smith, B. (D-17); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Establishes NJ Solar Energy Study Commission and modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.  Related Bill: A-3918

2:00 PM
Senate Chambers

A-793  Andrzejczak, B. (D-1); Land, R.B. (D-1); Taliaferro, A.J. (D-3); Van Drew, J. (D-1); Connors, C.J. (R-9)
Requires Dept. of Agriculture and DEP to work with US Army Corps of Engineers to establish joint permit application process for aquaculture projects.
Related Bill: S-316
S-487  Oroho, S.V. (R-24); Sarlo, P.A. (D-36)
Excludes corrugated containers sold by the manufacturer from definition of "litter-generating product"; exempts such sales from user fee imposed under "Clean Communities Program Act."
S-2422  Madden, F.H. (D-4)
Requires recycling of scrap tires and licensing of scrap tire haulers.
Related Bill: A-4093
S-2731  Greenstein, L.R. (D-14); Bateman, C. (R-16)
Authorizes New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2017.
Related Bill: A-4326
S-2732  Codey, R.J. (D-27); Gill, N.H. (D-34)
Amends list of environmental infrastructure projects approved for long-term funding for FY 2017 to include new projects and revise allowable loan amounts.
Related Bill: A-4327
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