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NJ Tourism Industry Association (TIA) (2016-2017)

 

Bill: A2080 AcaSa (2R)
Sponsors:   Mukherji (D33); Pintor Marin (D29); Eustace (D38) +5
Summary: Authorizes municipalities to establish program for public or private financing of certain renewable and energy efficiency, microgrid,conservation, and storm resiliency projects through the use of voluntary special assessments for certain property owners.
Related: 2016:S1570; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632
History: 01/27/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.
06/20/2016 – Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee. Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Assembly.
06/27/2016 – Passed in Assembly 64-11-3.
06/30/2016 – Received in Senate w/o committee reference, 2nd reading in Senate.
12/07/2017 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 27-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: A3047
Sponsors: Andrzejczak (D1); Taliaferro (D3); Land (D1); Space (R24); Dancer (R12) +2
Summary: Creates viticulture trail tourist directional signs.
Related: 2016:S2127; 2014:A4368
History: 02/16/2016 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
06/15/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/07/2017 – Passed in Assembly 69-0-0.
Scheduled: 12/11/2017 – Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee, 1:00p, 2nd Floor, Committee Room 7, Annex. (Revised 12/08/2017)
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: A4948
Sponsors:   Houghtaling (D11); Andrzejczak (D1); Taliaferro (D3)
Summary: Clarifies certain responsibilities of licensed wineries and retail salesrooms.
Related: 2016:S3368
History: 06/05/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
06/19/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/07/2017 – Passed in Assembly 70-2-1.
Position: Monitor

 

Bill: A4949
Sponsors:  Houghtaling (D11); Taliaferro (D3); Andrzejczak (D1) +1
Summary:  Authorizes temporary waiver from requirement that farm winery use NJ grown fruit.
Related: 2016:S3369
History: 06/05/2017 – Introduced and referred to Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee.
06/19/2017 – Reported out of committee, 2nd reading in Assembly.
12/07/2017 – Passed in Assembly 67-0-1.
Position: Monitor

 

Bill: S1570 ScaSa (2R)
Sponsors:   Smith, B (D17); Bateman (R16)
Summary:  Authorizes municipalities to establish program for public or private financing of certain renewable and energy efficiency, microgrid conservation, and storm resiliency projects through use of voluntary special assessments for certain property owners.
Related: 2016:A2080; 2014:A2579; 2014:S1510; 2012:A3898; 2012:S2632
History: 02/16/2016 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
06/16/2016 – Reported out of committee with committee amendments, 2nd reading in Senate.
12/07/2017 – Amended on Senate floor, 2nd reading in Senate 28-0.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

Bill: SCR173
Sponsors:   Greenstein (D14); Bell (D2)
Summary:  Urges President Trump to rescind executive order authorizing offshore oil and natural gas drilling.
Related: 2016:ACR238
History: 12/07/2017 – Introduced and referred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee.
Position: Monitor
Priority: FLAG

 

 

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