Bills Pending New Jersey Assembly Agriculture Committee

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NJA5041IntroProvides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to persons hiring beginning farmers to perform custom farming.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5045IntroMakes FY2021 supplemental appropriation of $200,000 from lapsed monies in Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to Jersey Fresh Program.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5046IntroAllows qualified school to be called "New Jersey Farm Fresh School."
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2020-11-19
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NJA5047IntroEstablishes "New Farmers Improvement Grant Program" to provide matching grants for farm improvements to beginning farmers.
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2020-11-19
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NJA5049IntroRequires NJTA and SJTA to annually report information on "Jersey Fresh" program.
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2020-11-19
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NJA5044IntroRequires NJEDA to establish loan program to assist beginning farmers in financing capital purchases.
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2020-11-19
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NJA5048IntroEstablishes "Adopt-A-Farm" school partnership program in public secondary schools; establishes liability protections therefor.
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2020-11-19
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NJA5051IntroExempts from realty transfer fee recording of deed of preserved farmland to qualified beginning farmer.
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2020-11-19
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NJA5050IntroProvides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to persons leasing agricultural land to beginning farmers.
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2020-11-19
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NJA4937IntroAuthorizes voluntary donation of expired food or food waste to farmers; authorizes donations if farmer waives liability.
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2020-11-09
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS2849EngrossDirects NJ Department of Agriculture to request necessary waivers from US Department of Agriculture to provide food and meals during school closures due to COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4880IntroIncludes animal cruelty against victim's animal within definition of domestic violence and other types of abuse; establishes immunity for reporting animal cruelty; mandates reporting of animal cruelty in certain circumstances.
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2020-10-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4865IntroAppropriates $300,000 from General Fund to New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University.
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2020-10-22
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4799IntroChanges law regulating size limits of lobsters.
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2020-10-19
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NJA4844IntroProvides that municipal approval is not required for forest stewardship plans.
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2020-10-19
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NJA4845IntroSets minimum acreage goal and schedule for prescribed burns in pinelands area and Statewide.
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2020-10-19
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NJA4846IntroEstablishes working group to evaluate coordination and cooperation between various government entities and private landowners with respect to forest stewardship in pinelands area.
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2020-10-19
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NJA4843IntroRequires forest stewardship plan for certain lands acquired for recreation and conservation purposes.
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2020-10-19
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NJA4644IntroProhibits sale of cats, dogs, or rabbit by pet shops; prohibits certain transactions between animal shelters, pounds, animal rescue organizations, and animal breeders or brokers; repeals "Pet Purchase Protection Act."
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4641IntroRevises law prohibiting feeding of black bear.
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2020-09-14
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NJAJR184IntroDesignates Tuesday in third full week of September each year as "Food Allergy and Hunger Awareness Day."
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2020-08-25
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4575IntroDirects NJ Department of Agriculture to request necessary waivers from US Department of Agriculture to provide food and meals during school closures due to COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2020-08-25
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NJA4540IntroProvides immunity from civil and criminal liability for rescue of animal from motor vehicle under inhumane conditions.
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2020-08-13
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS2714EngrossAuthorizes special occasion events at certain farms on preserved farmland, under certain conditions.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS766Engross"Chloe's Pet Access Law"; permits dogs in outdoor seating areas of restaurants under certain circumstances; codifies current requirements concerning live animals in food establishments.
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2020-07-30
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NJA4439IntroEstablishes animal cruelty offense of cruel confinement of a gestating pig.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4399IntroProvides for spaying and neutering stray or feral cats and establishes fund therefor; designated as "Compassion for Community Cats Law."
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2020-07-16
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NJA4336IntroDirects Department of Argiculture to pay annual premiums for the federal Dairy Margin Coverage Program to enrolled dairy farmers.
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2020-07-02
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4363IntroDesignates Common Eastern Bumble Bee as New Jersey State Native Pollinator.
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2020-07-02
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NJS1258EngrossProhibits persons convicted of criminal animal cruelty offenses from owning domestic companion animals and from working or volunteering at animal-related enterprises; establishes presumption against pretrial intervention for certain persons; designat...
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2020-07-02
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4323IntroBroadens farm use sales tax exemption for receipts from sales of tangible personal property and production and conservation to farmer for use and consumption.
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2020-06-29
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NJA4324IntroRemoves monk parakeet from list of potentially dangerous species.
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2020-06-29
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NJA4308IntroRequires pet shops to install and operate surveillance cameras inside and outside business and retain footage for at least 60 days.
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2020-06-25
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4232IntroCreates program in Department of Agriculture for deer fencing on certain farmland.
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2020-06-08
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NJA4199IntroRevises law establishing individual transferable quota system for menhaden purse seine fishery.
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2020-06-01
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NJA4191IntroDirects Dept. of Agriculture to develop and implement beginning farmer mentoring program in cooperation with certain agricultural and educational organizations and entities.
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2020-06-01
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NJACR175IntroExpresses support for establishment of "Farmers Bill of Rights."
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2020-05-14
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NJA4149IntroDirects Dept. of Agriculture to purchase agricultural food products from NJ farmers impacted by coronavirus pandemic, and distribute products to school breakfast and lunch programs and food banks; appropriate $1 million.
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2020-05-11
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4083IntroRequires certified animal control officers and animal cruelty investigators to engage in continuing education.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4036IntroProvides corporation business tax credits and gross income tax credits to farm employers for providing lodging or transportation benefits.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4101IntroProvides sales and use tax exemption for sales of certain game birds to certain persons licensed to operate semiwild shooting preserves.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4102IntroClarifies sales tax collection responsibilities of horse boarding businesses in New Jersey.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4026IntroClarifies voting ability of members of State Agriculture Development Committee.
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2020-05-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJAR148IntroUrges US Congress to allow Secretary of Agriculture to implement Pandemic-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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2020-03-23
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA3897IntroIncreases fee for NJ Waterfowl Stamps.
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2020-03-23
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NJA3739IntroEstablishes "New Jersey Local Food Council" and requires development of "New Jersey Local Food Plan."
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2020-03-16
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA3740IntroEstablishes "New Jersey Farm to Public Institution of Higher Education Program."
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2020-03-16
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA3704IntroProhibits NJ State Forest Nursery from undercutting private nurseries by selling forestation stock below average market price.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3703IntroPermits construction of agricultural labor housing on preserved farms that board horses.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3711IntroProvides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to farmers who develop qualified native pollinator habitat on farms.
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2020-03-16
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