Bills Pending New Jersey Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee

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NJS3289Engross
50%
Requires electric public utility to replace certain distribution service equipment over period of 36 months if certain sustained service interruptions occur.
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2021-06-09
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5655Intro
25%
Directs BPU to establish program concerning renewable natural gas; provides gas public utilities with customer rate recovery mechanism for costs associated with program.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5511Intro
25%
Makes Fiscal Year 2021 supplemental appropriation of $1,500,000 to BPU for certain broadband telecommunications service subscriber assistance.
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2021-03-17
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5411Intro
25%
Establishes "New Jersey Net Neutrality Act."
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2021-03-01
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5383Intro
25%
Requires BPU to post on its website report from public utility on public utility's capital investments in response to petition from public utility to increase rates.
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2021-02-23
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5384Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse customers for up to $500 for spoiled food and full cost of spoiled medicine resulting from lengthy service outage following major event.
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2021-02-23
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5382Intro
25%
Requires request for proposal to establish demonstration program to develop distributed energy resource microgrids for electric fleet and heavy-duty vehicle use.
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2021-02-23
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5352Intro
25%
Prohibits Internet service providers from increasing service rates during public health emergency or state of emergency; requires Internet service providers to notify subscribers six months in advance of service rate increase.
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2021-02-22
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5263Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse cost of certain customer-owned electric service equipment if damage to equipment is due to weather event affecting electric public utility service.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5156Intro
25%
Appropriates $50 million to BPU from federal funds for reimbursing broadband telecommunications service providers for broadband infrastructure expansion to rural areas in State.
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2020-12-16
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5063Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to install and operate smart meter infrastructure and technology at certain customers' premises; provides employment protections for certain electric public utility employees.
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2020-12-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA5005Intro
25%
Requires CATV companies to prorate subscriber's CATV service bills, to provide notice to subscribers of certain information, and to annually file terms and conditions with BPU for review.
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2020-11-19
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJS2484Engross
50%
Establishes Office of Clean Energy Equity in BPU; directs establishment of certain clean energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage programs for overburdened communities; makes change to community solar program.**
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2020-11-16
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4916Intro
25%
Requires certain CATV companies issued system-wide franchise agreement to make CATV service available throughout its franchise area.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4914Intro
25%
Requires electric public utilities to obtain written consent and provide written disclosure prior to installing smart meters.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJAR200Intro
25%
Urges BPU to increase Energy Star-rated product rebates offered to customers through Clean Energy Program.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJS2804Engross
50%
Requires BPU to conduct certain analysis and comparison study of electric transmission grid operating in New Jersey.
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2020-11-05
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4874Intro
25%
Requires certain CATV companies issued system-wide franchise agreement to make CATV service available throughout its franchise area.
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2020-10-26
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJAR198Intro
25%
Opposes Jersey Central Power and Light Company's proposed petition for rate increase and urges BPU to review its finances.
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2020-10-22
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4798Intro
25%
Requires electric public utilities to establish interest-free revolving loan program to help residential customers purchase standby emergency power generators.
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2020-10-19
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4763Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to identify communities within service territory where at least 40 percent of residential customers rely on private well water, develop service restoration plan for those communities, and provide watering stations.
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2020-10-08
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4761Intro
25%
Permits public utilities and cable television companies to operate unmanned aircraft systems to inspect storm or other damage.
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2020-10-08
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4768Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to install and operate smart meters and smart meter technology at customers' premises upon request and in new building construction.
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2020-10-08
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4678Intro
25%
Prohibits certain utilities and authorities from increasing rates and assessing late or restoration fees or charges during and within 180 days after major public health emergency.
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2020-09-17
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4608Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse residential or commercial customer for cost of certain spoiled items resulting from service outage more than 48 hours after end of storm.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4629Intro
25%
Requires electric public utilities to prioritize service restoration to age-restricted communities after major events.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4646Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse customers for cost of certain spoiled products resulting from service outage more than 72 hours after end of storm.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4643Intro
25%
Requires public utility to provide daily updates to municipalities concerning public utility service work.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4621Intro
25%
Requires at least one member of BPU to reside in either Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth, or Ocean County.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4573Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse residential customer for cost of food and prescription medicine spoiled or compromised as a result of sustained electric service outage.
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2020-08-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4587Intro
25%
Requires electric public utility to reimburse customer for cost of spoiled food and prescription medicine resulting from service outage more than 48 hours after end of storm.
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2020-08-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4512Intro
25%
Establishes Clean Energy Technology Center and Alternative and Clean Energy Investment Trust Fund for purposes of creating clean energy-related employment opportunities; allocates revenues from societal benefits charge to support its activities.
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2020-08-10
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4328Intro
25%
Prohibits electric public utilities from charging certain customers peak rates under certain circumstances.
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2020-06-29
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4185Intro
25%
Establishes Office of Clean Energy Equity in BPU; directs establishment of certain clean energy and energy efficiency programs for overburdened communities.
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2020-06-01
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4096Intro
25%
Restores parity among public utilities with regard to formula used to calculate amount of refund given to developers for extension of public utility infrastructure.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4094Intro
25%
Permits municipality to charge public utility fee to cover full cost of traffic control services that municipality deemed necessary due to emergency work performed by public utility.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4106Intro
25%
Requires electric service providers to integrate energy storage systems into long-term planning process.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4095Intro
25%
Prohibits electric and gas public utilities from disqualifying certain residential customers if enrolled in government energy aggregation program.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4063Intro
25%
Allows electric public utilities to enter into agreements to place power restoration equipment on private property in anticipation of certain power outages.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJAR160Intro
25%
Affirms importance of upgrading State's natural gas pipeline network by replacing certain infrastructure.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA4024Intro
25%
Requires BPU to consider certain revenue-raising limitations when determining whether to approve increases in public utility rates, fares or charges that may be assessed to municipalities.
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2020-05-04
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3940Intro
25%
Modifies interest rates and accrual of interest on certain unpaid water and sewer utility bills and delinquent municipal taxes, assessments, and other municipal liens and charges.
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2020-04-13
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3935Intro
25%
Prohibits electric and gas public utilities from collecting payment from residential budget billing plan customers whose service was interrupted as a result of major emergency event.
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2020-04-13
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3878Intro
25%
Prohibits electric, gas, or water public utility service discontinuances to residential customers during certain epidemics.
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2020-03-23
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3493Intro
25%
Eliminates demand side management programs from cost recovery through societal benefits charge.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJAR129Intro
25%
Urges FCC to require landline and wireless telephone service providers to implement necessary technology to block robocalls to customers, free of charge, and to enact regulations to prevent robocalls from reaching customers.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3324Intro
25%
Requires public utility to reimburse business customer during period when business ceases operations due to utility repairing or replacing its equipment on business customer's property.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3323Intro
25%
Directs BPU to study whether State's electric distribution system meets certain standards.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3564Intro
25%
Allows tax credits for development of qualified wind energy facilities in certain portfield sites.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJA3578Intro
25%
Exempts solar energy systems from building fees.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
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