New Jersey Senator Robert Smith [D]

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NJS2606EngrossAllows installation of residential solar energy systems prior to obtaining construction permit or interconnection approval during COVID-19 emergency.
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2021-03-04
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS3324IntroEstablishes minimum energy and water efficiency standards for certain products sold, offered for sale, or leased in the State.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2679IntroRequires paint producers to implement or participate in paint stewardship program.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS347EnrollEstablishes "NJ One Health Task Force."
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2021-03-01
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (69-0-0)
NJA4454PassRequires school districts to include instruction on diversity and inclusion as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.*
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2021-03-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.32.
NJS3484IntroIncreases amount of solar energy generation on lands eligible for farmland assessment under certain conditions; revises law concerning solar energy generation on preserved farmland; directs BPU to provide certain incentives to "dual-use" solar projec...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSJR75EngrossDesignates April 22 each year as "Personal Carbon Footprint Awareness Day."
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2021-02-22
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJA5054PassAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2021; modifies terms and conditions for certain loan utilizing federal funds.
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2021-02-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.22.
NJS3190IntroAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to finance aviation and marine infrastructure projects; makes various other changes to bank's enabling act.
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2021-02-19
Substituted by A5057 (1R)
NJA5057EnrollAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to finance aviation and marine infrastructure projects; makes various other changes to bank's enabling act.
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2021-02-19
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (34-0)
NJS3340PassExpands opportunities for restaurants, bars, distilleries, and breweries to provide outdoor dining and permits certain sales at seasonal farm markets in response to COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-02-05
Approved P.L.2021, c.15.
NJS2607PassRequires land use plan element of municipal master plan to include climate change-related hazard vulnerability assessment.
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2021-02-04
Approved P.L.2021, c.6.
NJA5116PassAuthorizes State Treasurer to sell and convey certain surplus real property located in Township of Mahwah, County of Bergen.
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2021-02-04
Approved P.L.2021, c.14.
NJS3305EngrossAllows tax credit for nonresidential building improvement expenses to reduce spread of COVID-19.*
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2021-01-29
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee
NJS3196IntroAuthorizes State Treasurer to sell and convey certain surplus real property located in Township of Mahwah, County of Bergen.
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2021-01-28
Substituted by A5116
NJS329IntroEstablishes "Solar Roof Installation Warranty Program" in EDA and transfers $2 million from societal benefits charge to initially fund program.
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2021-01-21
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3197EngrossClarifies eligibility for deferred retirement for certain judges in JRS.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3223EngrossProvides that electric vehicle charging infrastructure is inherently beneficial, may require minor site plan approval, and is permitted accessory use and structure.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJS2605IntroDirects BPU to establish utility-scale solar energy development program; modifies State's renewable energy portfolio standards.*
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2021-01-11
Transferred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSR106PassStrongly condemns President Trump and extremist protesters who breached United States Capitol and urges his removal from office.
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2021-01-11
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS1016EngrossRestricts use of neonicotinoid pesticides.**
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2021-01-07
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS1676EngrossAllows hospitals to construct housing and provide wrap-around services for individuals who are homeless or housing insecure.*
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2020-12-17
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Health Committee
NJS2781IntroRequires school districts to include instruction on diversity and inclusion as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.*
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2020-12-17
Substituted by A4454 (2R)
NJS3211IntroAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to expend additional sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2021; modifies terms and conditions for certain loan utilizing federal funds.
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2020-12-17
Substituted by A5054
NJS3287IntroConcerns provision of energy to certain manufacturing facilities by providing exemptions to certain energy related taxes.
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2020-12-16
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2515IntroEstablishes postconsumer recycled content requirements for rigid plastic containers, glass containers, paper and plastic carryout bags, and plastic trash bags; prohibits sale of polystyrene loose fill packaging.*
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2020-12-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1703IntroEnhances 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
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJA1649Pass"Daniel's Law" prohibits disclosure of certain personal information of active, formely active, and retired judicial officers, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers, and their family members; establishes crime and civil action for disclosing such ...
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2020-11-20
Approved P.L.2020, c.125.
NJA4942PassAppropriates $87,444,690 from "New Jersey Library Construction Fund" to provide grants for construction, reconstruction, development, extension, improvement, and furnishing of New Jersey's public libraries.
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2020-11-20
Approved P.L.2020, c.127.
NJS2484EngrossEstablishes 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
NJS3176IntroAppropriates $87,444,690 from "New Jersey Library Construction Fund" to provide grants for construction, reconstruction, development, extension, improvement, and furnishing of New Jersey's public libraries.
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2020-11-16
Substituted by A4942
NJS2804EngrossRequires 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
NJS864PassProhibits provision or sale of single-use plastic carryout bags, single-use paper carryout bags, and polystyrene foam food service products; limits provision of single-use plastic straws; appropriates moneys from Clean Communities Program Fund for pu...
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2020-11-04
Approved P.L.2020, c.117.
NJS2797IntroProhibits disclosure of certain personal information of active, formely active, and retired judicial officers, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers, and their family members; establishes crime and civil action for disclosing such information.*
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2020-10-29
Substituted by A1649 (2R)
NJS3085IntroPermits municipalities to establish affordable housing preference for first responders.
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2020-10-29
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2925IntroProhibits posting or publishing on Internet home address or telephone number of certain judges and prosecutors.
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2020-10-22
Combined with S2797 (SCS)
NJA3367PassConcerns installation of electric vehicle charging stations in common interest communities.
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2020-10-19
Approved P.L.2020, c.108.
NJA4405PassRequires State to sell and convey to Educational Services Commission of New Jersey certain land and improvements known as Piscataway Regional Day School.
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2020-10-08
Approved P.L.2020, c.103.
NJS3030Intro"Reproductive Freedom Act."
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2020-10-08
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2611IntroRequires BPU to establish and maintain electronic public document search system on its website; requires BPU to provide certain notice of its meetings and hold quarterly public comment meeting.*
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2020-09-21
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS349PassRequires developers to offer electric vehicle charging stations as option in certain new home construction.
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2020-09-14
Approved P.L.2020, c.80.
NJS19PassDesignates, as State and public holiday, third Friday in June as Juneteenth Day.*
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2020-09-10
Approved P.L.2020, c.76.
NJS1951IntroConcerns installation of electric vehicle charging stations in common interest communities.
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2020-08-27
Substituted by A3367
NJS2520IntroRequires State to sell and convey to Educational Services Commission of New Jersey certain land and improvements known as Piscataway Regional Day School.
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2020-08-27
Substituted by A4405 (1R)
NJS2782IntroMakes it unlawful for a private citizen to record a communication unless all parties to the communication have previously consented.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS2726IntroConcerns election of mutual savings bank holding company board of directors.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS2499PassAppropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2021.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.49.
NJSJR86IntroDesignates December 4 of each year as "Alpha Phi Alpha Day" in New Jersey.
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2020-06-29
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJSCR114IntroCommemorates 50th anniversary of establishment of DEP.
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2020-05-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2497IntroProhibits development over 35 feet in height in Hudson River Palisades viewshed.
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2020-05-28
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
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