New Jersey Senator Robert Smith [D]

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NJS417Engross
50%
Requires environmental sustainability plan for State House Complex.
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2022-05-26
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJS1603Enroll
75%
Removes restriction on receipt of retirement annuities by certain members of JRS who file for deferred retirement.
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2022-05-26
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (79-0-0)
NJS2728Intro
25%
Designates DEP State office building in City of Trenton as "Richard J. Sullivan Building."
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2022-05-26
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2730Intro
25%
Requires each solid waste management district to develop strategy in solid waste management plan to reduce food waste.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2732Intro
25%
Extends deadlines, under certain circumstances, for completion and commercial operation of certain solar electric power generation facilities.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1229Intro
25%
Directs DEP to develop State water infrastructure investment plan; requires NJ Infrastructure Bank to publish additional information about water infrastructure projects; appropriates $200,000 to NJ Infrastructure Bank.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS294Intro
25%
Provides for establishment of New Jersey Water Infrastructure Center at institute of higher education designated by DEP; appropriates $5 million.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS431Intro
25%
Directs BPU to update interconnection standards for Class I renewable energy sources and develop fixed fee structure for interconnection costs.
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2022-05-12
Transferred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2505Intro
25%
Requires installation of operational automatic rain sensor on lawn sprinklers as condition of sale and on lawn sprinklers on commercial, retail, or industrial property and in common interest communities within specified timeframes.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2604Intro
25%
Appropriates $450,000 for Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2606Intro
25%
Requires HMFA to establish "Sustainable Tiny Home Pilot Program" in three regions of State; appropriates $5 million.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2603Intro
25%
Allows public bodies to conduct meetings by electronic means.
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2022-05-12
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2607Intro
25%
Exempts solar energy systems from building fees.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2608Intro
25%
Requires owners and operators of certain landfills to control and monitor landfill gas emissions.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSR81Intro
25%
Urges lending institutions in State to stop financing projects that contribute to climate change.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJA2065PassAmends applicability of law prohibiting sale and distribution of plastic and paper carryout bags to food banks and food pantries; appropriates $600,000.
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2022-03-25
Approved P.L.2022, c.6.
NJS435Engross
50%
Authorizes sewerage authority to distribute live recordings of certain public hearings in lieu of transcript requirement.
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2022-03-24
[Hearing: Jun 2 @ 10:00 am]
To Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
NJSR67PassUrges Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to continue prohibiting harvest of female horseshoe crabs.
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2022-03-24
Filed with Secretary of State
NJSR80Intro
25%
Urges schools to implement share tables in order to reduce food waste and help alleviate food insecurity.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2363Intro
25%
Amends applicability of law prohibiting sale and distribution of plastic and paper carryout bags to food banks and food pantries.
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2022-03-24
Substituted by A2065 (3R)
NJS2463Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide instruction on prevention of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases and to develop policy concerning removal of ticks.
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2022-03-24
To Senate Education Committee
NJS438Intro
25%
Changes entity responsible for management of NJ School of Conservation to nonprofit organization, and directs DOE to request funding for center annually.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS429Intro
25%
Provides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for purchase and installation of electric vehicle charging stations and for commercial zero emission vehicle fleet conversions.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2187Intro
25%
Prohibits use by certain retailers of shipping box greater than two times volume of product being shipped.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2200Intro
25%
Allows gross income tax deduction for amounts paid for removal of lead, asbestos, sodium, chloride, and other contaminants from taxpayer's property.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2186Intro
25%
Prohibits sale, distribution, or propagation of certain invasive plant species without permit from Department of Agriculture.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2185Intro
25%
Requires BPU to develop program to incentivize installation of new energy storage systems.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSR66PassUrges Governor to immediately address unemployment claim backlog and reopen State offices closed to public.
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2022-03-03
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS1759Intro
25%
Directs BPU to establish certain standards concerning electric public utility use of customer energy usage data.
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2022-02-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1602Intro
25%
Authorizes regulation of greenhouse gas emissions under "Air Pollution Control Act (1954)" and "Global Warming Response Act."
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2022-02-14
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS336Intro
25%
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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2022-02-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS419Intro
25%
Establishes Renewable and Efficient Energy Financing Program; authorizes BPU to transfer up to $20 million annually in societal benefits charge revenues to New Jersey Infrastructure Bank for purposes of program.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1386Intro
25%
Codifies certain energy goals related to 2019 Energy Master Plan.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1384Intro
25%
Establishes Nuclear Power Advisory Commission.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1173Intro
25%
Establishes limits on zoning restrictions for certain electric battery storage equipment installation.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS886Intro
25%
Directs NJ Infrastructure Bank to establish financing program for electric school buses; allocates $20 million annually in societal benefits charge revenues to NJ Infrastructure Bank for purposes of program.
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2022-01-27
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS428Intro
25%
Extends Right to Farm Act protections to certain aquaculture activities.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS416Intro
25%
Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in, and requires divestment from, 200 largest publicly traded fossil fuel companies.
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2022-01-11
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS423Intro
25%
Directs New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell, Office of Information Technology, and New Jersey Big Data Alliance to develop advanced cyberinfrastucture strategic plan.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS418Intro
25%
Establishes standards for food date labeling; requires Commissioner of Health to establish public education program and promulgate guidelines related to food safety.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS434Intro
25%
Requires school districts to include environmental sustainability plan in long-range facilities plan.
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2022-01-11
[Hearing: Jun 2 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Education Committee
NJS422Intro
25%
Prohibits municipal zoning ordinances from regulating solar panels under certain circumstances; limits fees for certain renewable energy installations.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS421Intro
25%
Establishes Statewide targets to reduce disposal of organic waste in landfills; requires DEP to adopt regulations to achieve targets.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS437Intro
25%
Prohibits sale and use of gas-powered leaf blowers in NJ.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS432Intro
25%
Establishes certain State goals for sale of zero-emission medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks, and certain off-road vehicles and equipment.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS424Intro
25%
Authorizes local law enforcement officers to conduct certain alternative deer control methods.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS427Intro
25%
Provides CBT tax credit for retrofit of existing warehouses with solar-ready zone once solar panels are installed.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSCR17Intro
25%
Amends Constitution to prohibit construction of new fossil fuel power plants.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS425Intro
25%
Revises "Franchise Practices Act."
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2022-01-11
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS436Intro
25%
Directs Department of Agriculture to advertise and promote State aquaculture products through Jersey Fresh Program; establishes annual $100,000 appropriation; appropriates $100,000.
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2022-01-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
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