New Jersey Senator Robert Smith [D]

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NJS679EnrollIncreases civil penalties for certain natural gas or hazardous liquid facility safety violations.
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2018-12-17
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (79-0-0)
NJS605EngrossProvides that natural gas supplier license issued by BPU may be renewed without expiring if certain conditions are met.
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2018-12-17
Passed by the Senate (40-0)
NJS604EngrossProvides that electric power supplier license issued by BPU may be renewed without expiring if certain conditions are met.
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2018-12-17
Passed by the Senate (40-0)
NJSCR137EngrossUrges DEP and EDA to establish plastics recycling marketplace.
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2018-12-17
Passed by the Senate (40-0)
NJSCR118EngrossUrges President and Congress to require interstate natural gas pipelines constructed in N.J. to conform with N.J. regulations for intrastate natural gas pipelines.
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2018-12-17
Passed by the Senate (30-3)
NJS3277IntroAuthorizes DEP rulemaking to prevent backsliding of certain State environmental regulations due to changes in federal law or regulation.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3274IntroEstablishes Statewide targets to reduce disposal of organic waste in landfills; requires DEP to adopt regulations to achieve targets.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3275IntroProhibits municipal zoning ordinances from regulating solar panels under certain circumstances; limits fees for certain renewable energy installations.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3283IntroPermits municipalities to establish affordable housing preference for first responders.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS3207IntroEstablishes new timeframes for implementation of certain requirements in "Global Warming Response Act"; requires DEP to adopt strategy to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.
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2018-12-03
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS678EngrossProhibits treatment, discharge, disposal, application to roadway, or storage of wastewater, wastewater solids, sludge, drill cuttings or other byproducts from natural gas exploration or production using hydraulic fracturing.
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2018-11-26
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJS2815IntroRequires paint producers to implement or participate in paint stewardship program.
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2018-11-26
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSCR138IntroOpposes EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's proposed reductions to vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency standards.
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2018-11-26
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJSCR136EngrossUrges federal government to take action to require manufacturers of single-use plastic products to assume responsibility for pollution caused by those products.
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2018-11-26
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJS3110IntroMakes supplemental appropriation of $50 million from General Fund to DEP and adds language provisions concerning use of certain environmental settlement monies for natural resource restoration projects.
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2018-11-26
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3232IntroEstablishes New Jersey Food Waste Task Force to make recommendations concerning food waste in New Jersey.
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2018-11-26
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3231IntroDirects Dept. of Agriculture to establish public awareness campaign for food waste.
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2018-11-26
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1073EngrossAuthorizes municipalities, counties, and certain authorities to establish stormwater utilities.
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2018-10-22
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS601EngrossRequires end-of-life recycling of solar and photovoltaic energy generation facilities and structures.
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2018-10-18
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2252IntroEstablishes goals, initiatives, and programs to encourage and support use of plug-in electric vehicles.*
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2018-10-15
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2776IntroProhibits carryout bags made of plastic film, polystyrene foam food service products, and single-use plastic straws; assesses fee on paper carryout bags. *
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2018-09-27
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSCR140IntroAdopts a new policy governing discrimination and harassment for use by the Legislature.
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2018-09-27
Substituted by ACR10
NJACR10PassAdopts a new policy governing discrimination and harassment for use by the Legislature.
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2018-09-27
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS2988IntroRequires all newly constructed warehouses to be solar-ready buildings.
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2018-09-24
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2920IntroEstablishes funding allocations for constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for State's open space, farmland, and historic preservation programs for Fiscal Year 2020 and thereafter.
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2018-09-17
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2420IntroEstablishes 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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2018-09-13
Transferred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJA3267VetoEstablishes fee on single-use carryout bags used in certain stores and dedicates fee revenue to "Healthy Schools and Community Lead Abatement Fund."
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2018-08-27
Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJA1675PassAuthorizes prescribed burning in certain circumstances.
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2018-08-24
Approved P.L.2018, c.107.
NJS2534PassRevises "New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act" to prohibit smoking at public beaches and parks. *
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2018-07-20
Approved P.L.2018, c.64.
NJS2805Intro"Water Resources Protection Trust Fund Act"; establishes user fee on water consumption and diversion; utilizes fee revenue for water quality, supply, and infrastructure projects.
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2018-06-27
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSCR131IntroAmends Constitution to dedicate all revenues received from water consumption user fees and water diversion user fees to water quality, supply, and infrastructure projects.
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2018-06-27
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2140IntroAuthorizes prescribed burning in certain circumstances.
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2018-06-25
Substituted by A1675 (1R)
NJSCR121IntroCondemns EPA decision to withdraw from "once-in-always-in" policy under Clean Air Act.
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2018-06-25
Substituted by ACR144
NJACR144PassCondemns EPA decision to withdraw from "once-in-always-in" policy under Clean Air Act.
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2018-06-25
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS1074EngrossProvides for protection of public's rights under public trust doctrine.
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2018-06-21
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS2600IntroEstablishes fee on single-use carryout bags used in certain stores and dedicates fee revenue to "Healthy Schools and Community Lead Abatement Fund."
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2018-06-21
Substituted by A3267 (1R)
NJS607IntroExempts solar energy systems from building fees.
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2018-06-18
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2292IntroRequires environmental sustainability plan for State House Complex.
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2018-06-18
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2419IntroPermits certain deer control activities; prohibits deer feeding; and establishes check-off donation on hunting license applications to support venison donation program.
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2018-06-18
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2552IntroProvides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits to farmers who develop qualified native pollinator habitat on farms.
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2018-06-18
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2716IntroEstablishes uniform alternative assessment for commercial renewable energy systems and limits municipal construction permit fees for non-commercial renewable energy systems.
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2018-06-11
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1217PassRequires BPU consideration and approval of amended application for qualified wind energy project offshore in certain NJ territorial waters.
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2018-05-30
Approved P.L.2018, c.21.
NJS2313PassEstablishes zero emission certificate program for nuclear power plants.
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2018-05-23
Approved P.L.2018, c.16.
NJA3723PassEstablishes and modifies clean energy and energy efficiency programs; modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.
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2018-05-23
Approved P.L.2018, c.17.
NJS1611IntroAuthorizes municipalities to establish program for public or private financing of certain energy, water, and storm resiliency projects under PACE program through use of voluntary special assessments for certain property owners.
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2018-05-21
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR78IntroAffirming historical connection of Jewish people to Jerusalem; condemns efforts by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to deny Jews' historical, religious, and cultural ties to Jerusalem.
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2018-05-14
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS1793EngrossConcerns low emission and zero emission vehicles; establishes Clean Vehicle Task Force.
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2018-05-10
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2495IntroAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to issue up to $20 million in bonds to finance cost-effective energy efficiency improvements in State, local, and school district buildings.
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2018-04-16
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS2314IntroEstablishes and modifies clean energy and energy efficiency programs; modifies State's solar renewable energy portfolio standards.
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2018-04-12
Substituted by A3723
NJS606EngrossEncourages local units to plan for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
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2018-04-05
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
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