New Jersey Senator Robert Smith [D]

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NJS3207EngrossEstablishes new timeframes for implementation of, and revises, certain requirements in "Global Warming Response Act." *
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2019-05-20
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3792IntroDirects DEP to adopt regulations concerning identification and testing of microplastics in drinking water.
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2019-05-20
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3800IntroRevises DEP's Green Acres Program to encourage promotion and protection of urban forests.
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2019-05-20
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3794IntroDirects DEP to develop model ordinance for municipalities to regulate deposit and storage of soil and fill materials.
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2019-05-20
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3681IntroRequires, by energy year 2050, all electric power sold in NJ by each electric power supplier and basic generation service provider to be from zero-carbon sources.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3697IntroAuthorizes local law enforcement officers to conduct certain alternative deer control methods.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJSR142IntroUrges Governor to make appointments to "Advisory Council on Solid Waste Management."
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2019-05-16
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3757IntroEstablishes pilot program in DOE for organization of county administrative school districts.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2421EngrossRequires community associations to allow installation of electric vehicle charging stations.
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2019-05-13
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2920EngrossEstablishes funding allocations for constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues for Fiscal Year 2020 and thereafter and revises law for State's open space, farmland preservation programs; appropriates $500,000.*
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2019-05-13
To Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
NJS477PassExtends statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims; expands categories of potential defendants in civil actions; creates two-year window for parties to bring previously time-barred actions based on sexual abuse.*
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2019-05-13
Approved P.L.2019, c.120.
NJS3682IntroMakes various changes to laws governing remediation of contaminated sites.
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2019-05-13
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3673IntroDirects 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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2019-05-13
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3670IntroRequires land use plan element of municipal master plan to include climate change-related hazard vulnerability assessment.
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2019-05-13
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS605PassProvides that natural gas supplier license issued by BPU may be renewed without expiring if certain conditions are met.
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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.101.
NJS604PassProvides that electric power supplier license issued by BPU may be renewed without expiring if certain conditions are met.
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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.100.
NJA4578PassMakes 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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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.116.
NJA5034PassAuthorizes sale and conveyance of certain State-owned real property in Stafford Township, Ocean County to US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.119.
NJA4707PassDirects Dept. of Agriculture to establish public awareness campaign for food waste.
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2019-05-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.93.
NJA4705PassEstablishes New Jersey Food Waste Task Force to make recommendations concerning food waste in New Jersey.
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2019-05-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.92.
NJS1074PassProvides for protection of public right of access to certain public trust lands.*
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2019-05-03
Approved P.L.2019, c.81.
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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2019-03-25
Substituted by A4578
NJS3470IntroAuthorizes sale and conveyance of certain State-owned real property in Stafford Township, Ocean County to US Fish and Wildlife Service.
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2019-03-25
Substituted by A5034
NJS1073PassAuthorizes municipalities, counties, and certain authorities to establish stormwater utilities.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.42.
NJS3604IntroDirects certain unclaimed water utility deposits in Unclaimed Utility Deposits Trust Fund be paid to Statewide nonprofit utility assistance organizations meeting certain eligibility criteria.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3623IntroRequires all motorbuses purchased for public transportation service to be electric-powered by 2029.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS1774IntroSpecifies minimum 20-year planning duration for NJ Statewide Water Supply Plan and adds new requirements for plan.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1111IntroRevises criteria to establish base year for homestead property tax reimbursement after relocation.
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2019-03-04
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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2019-02-21
Substituted by A4705 (3R)
NJS3231IntroDirects Dept. of Agriculture to establish public awareness campaign for food waste.
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2019-02-21
Substituted by A4707 (1R)
NJS1683IntroConcerns regulation of solid waste, hazardous waste, and soil and fill recycling industries.*
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2019-02-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSCR137EngrossUrges DEP and EDA to establish plastics recycling marketplace.
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2019-02-14
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJSCR138EngrossOpposes EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's proposed reductions to vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency standards.
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2019-02-07
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS679PassIncreases civil penalties for certain natural gas or hazardous liquid facility safety violations.
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2019-01-31
Approved P.L.2019, c.4.
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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2019-01-15
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
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
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
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
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
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
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