Wednesday, December 14, 2016

NJ environmental bills in committee today - Dec. 15, 2016


Here's the agenda of environmental bills to be
considered today in committee in Trenton:



SENATE BUDGET AND APPROPRIATIONS
12/15/16 10:00 AM
Committee Room 4, 1st Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
Meeting time changed to 10:00 A.M.

For consideration:
A-1649  Schaer, G.S. (D-36); Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Pintor Marin, E. (D-29)
Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.  Related Bill: S-853
      
S-853  Stack, B.P. (D-33)
Requires local governments and authorities to obtain financing cost estimate from  NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust for certain projects.  Related Bill: A-1649
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ASSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS
12/15/16  1:00 PM
Committee Room 11, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ

For consideration:
A-963  Wolfe, D.W. (R-10); McGuckin, G.P. (R-10)
Requires DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to use only native vegetation for landscaping, land management, reforestation, or habitat restoration.  Related Bill: S-227
     
A-2463  Eustace, T. (D-38); Vainieri Huttle, V. (D-37); Caride, M. (D-36); Muoio, E.M. (D-15); Lagana, J.A. (D-38); Lampitt, P.R. (D-6); Mukherji, R. (D-33)
Requires owner or operator of certain trains to have discharge response, cleanup, and contingency plans to transport certain hazardous materials by rail; requires NJ DOT to request bridge inspection reports from US DOT. Related Bill: S-806
      
A-3539  Muoio, E.M. (D-15); Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Chiaravalloti, N. (D-31); Gusciora, R. (D-15); Caputo, R.R. (D-28); Mukherji, R. (D-33); Johnson, G.M. (D-37) 
Requires public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose test results.
Related Bill: S-2082
      
S-227  Holzapfel, J.W. (R-10); Allen, D.B. (R-7)
Requires DOT, NJTA, and SJTA to use only native vegetation for landscaping, land management, reforestation, or habitat restoration.  Related Bill: A-963
     
S-806  Weinberg, L. (D-37); Gordon, R.M. (D-38)
Requires owner or operator of certain trains to have discharge response, cleanup, and contingency plans to transport certain hazardous materials by rail; requires NJ DOT to request bridge inspection reports from US DOT.  Related Bill: A-2463

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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ASSEMBLY REGULATORY OVERSIGHT
12/15/16  2:00 PM
Committee Room 14, 4th Floor, State House Annex, Trenton, NJ
The committee will receive testimony from invited speakers on the State's paid family temporary disability leave benefits program.

For consideration:
ACR-192  McKeon, J.F. (D-27); Spencer, L.G. (D-29); Muoio, E.M. (D-15); Benson, D.R. (D-14)
Determines that DEP's proposal to amend septic system density standards in Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act Rules is inconsistent with legislative intent.       

[Legislative monitoring by BillTrak.com]

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