Bills Pending New Jersey Assembly Agriculture Committee

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NJA5927Intro
25%
Allows equine and livestock veterinary facilities on preserved farmland under certain conditions.
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2021-06-24
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5794Intro
25%
Authorizes farmland assessment for forested lands and woodlands devoted to the production of USDA designated specialty crops; exempts such lands from woodland management plan requirement.
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2021-06-01
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5773Intro
25%
Authorizes farmland assessment for lands involved in maple syrup and other specialty crop production under certain circumstances.
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2021-05-18
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5715Intro
25%
Establishes "Rescue Animal Disclosure Act."
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2021-05-17
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5631Intro
25%
Establishes New Jersey Healthy Soils Program; establishes grant program for soil testing of urban agriculture sites; establishes Urban Agriculture Site Soil Testing Fund.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5632Intro
25%
Requires NJ Clean Energy Program incentives be made available to commercial farms.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5547Intro
25%
Requires grants to local government units to cover total cost of forest stewardship plans; provides for allocation of funding from "Global Warming Solutions Fund."
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2021-05-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS3465Engross
50%
Directs Department of Agriculture to pay annual premiums for the federal Dairy Margin Coverage Program to enrolled dairy farmers.
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2021-03-25
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5497Intro
25%
Establishes animal abuser registry.
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2021-03-17
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5474Intro
25%
Provides certain noncontiguous acres of land may be eligible for farmland assessment under certain circumstances.
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2021-03-15
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5475Intro
25%
Directs Department of Agriculture to establish New Jersey Minority, Woman, and Underserved Farmer Registry.
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2021-03-15
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJAJR214Intro
25%
Expresses support for Sikh farmer protests in India.
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2021-03-15
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJAR230Intro
25%
Urges Governor and Legislature to establish programs to help eliminate food deserts.
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2021-03-01
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJAR227Intro
25%
Urges DEP to develop and adopt rules and regulations to implement "Prescribed Burn Act."
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2021-02-23
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5397Intro
25%
Requires pet shops to display information on availability of pet insurance in New Jersey.
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2021-02-23
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5327Intro
25%
Requires DEP to update school food waste guidelines to include recommendations for how to better utilize food nearing best-by and expiration dates.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5331Intro
25%
Establishes "Emerging Food Task Force" to encourage information sharing concerning new produce options and consumer trends.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5324Intro
25%
Prohibits denial of farmland assessment if application is not timely filed under certain circumstances.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5325Intro
25%
Requires Department of Agriculture to create webpage listing certain services for farmers; requires hyperlink on farmland assessment application forms.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5284Intro
25%
Requires NJEDA to establish "Value-added Agriculture Loan Program" to assist farmers in developing value-added products.
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2021-01-27
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5272Intro
25%
Eliminates requirement to have registration number tattooed on certain potentially dangerous dogs.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5260Intro
25%
Requires culinary arts courses in public and nonpublic schools to provide instruction on preparation of meals incorporating Jersey Fresh products.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5189Intro
25%
Establishes farmland preservation inheritance tax deduction program within Department of Agriculture.
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2020-12-21
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5118Intro
25%
Establishes "Agro-based Cluster Development Program."
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2020-12-10
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5100Intro
25%
Enhances penalty for failure to stop and report hitting, running over, or injuring of certain animals with motor vehicle where animal is killed.
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2020-12-10
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5041Intro
25%
Provides 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
NJA5045Intro
25%
Makes 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
NJA5046Intro
25%
Allows qualified school to be called "New Jersey Farm Fresh School."
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5047Intro
25%
Establishes "New Farmers Improvement Grant Program" to provide matching grants for farm improvements to beginning farmers.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5049Intro
25%
Requires NJTA and SJTA to annually report information on "Jersey Fresh" program.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5044Intro
25%
Requires NJEDA to establish loan program to assist beginning farmers in financing capital purchases.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5048Intro
25%
Establishes "Adopt-A-Farm" school partnership program in public secondary schools; establishes liability protections therefor.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5051Intro
25%
Exempts from realty transfer fee recording of deed of preserved farmland to qualified beginning farmer.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA5050Intro
25%
Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to persons leasing agricultural land to beginning farmers.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4937Intro
25%
Authorizes 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
NJS2849Engross
50%
Directs 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
NJA4880Intro
25%
Includes 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
NJA4865Intro
25%
Appropriates $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
NJA4799Intro
25%
Changes law regulating size limits of lobsters.
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2020-10-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4644Intro
25%
Prohibits 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
NJA4641Intro
25%
Revises law prohibiting feeding of black bear.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJAJR184Intro
25%
Designates 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
NJA4575Intro
25%
Directs 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
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4540Intro
25%
Provides 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
NJS766Engross
50%
"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
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4439Intro
25%
Establishes animal cruelty offense of cruel confinement of a gestating pig.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4399Intro
25%
Provides 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
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJA4336Intro
25%
Directs Department of Agriculture 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
NJA4363Intro
25%
Designates Common Eastern Bumble Bee as New Jersey State Native Pollinator.
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2020-07-02
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NJS1258Engross
50%
Prohibits 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
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