New Jersey - A4701 - 2017

Concerning the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and amending and supplementing P.L.2007, c.340.

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Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 08-31-2017
Primary Sponsors: Daniel R. Benson (Assembly/Democratic), Timothy J. Eustace (Assembly/Democratic), Reed Gusciora (Assembly/Democratic), Mila M Jasey (Assembly/Democratic), James J. Kennedy (Assembly/Democratic), Bob Smith (Senate/Democratic), Stephen M. Sweeney (Senate/Democratic), Andrew Zwicker (Assembly/Democratic)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (7)

  • 03-20-2017 - Introduced in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
  • 05-18-2017 - Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
  • 05-22-2017 - Passed Assembly (47-26-2)
  • 05-25-2017 - Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (23-15)
  • 05-25-2017 - Received in the Senate without Reference, 2nd Reading
  • 05-25-2017 - Substituted for S3059
  • 07-13-2017 - Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-18-2017Reported favorably out of committeeAssembly420yes
05-22-20173RDG FINAL PASSAGEAssembly47267yes
05-25-20173RDG FINAL PASSAGESenate23152yes

Sponsors (14)

News (4)

Lawmakers Hope to Steer State Back into Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - NJ Spotlight
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Tue, 23 May 2017 03:41:20 GMT

The Legislature is taking another run at putting New Jersey back into a regional program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Without debate and along partisan lines, the Democratic-controlled Assembly yesterday voted to require the state to rejoin the ...

Ciattarelli: Every GOP Assembly Member Voted Against GOP Guadagno Electricity Plan -
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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:22:30 GMT

... Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, said the May 22 vote in the lower house demonstrates how out-of-touch Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno's liberal stance on cap and trade is with Republican voters in New ...

2018 Budget Plan Puts Cleaning Up Brownfields Above Easing Climate Change - NJ Spotlight
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Mon, 22 May 2017 03:07:42 GMT

Just last week, the administration announced it was dipping into the state's Clean Energy Fund, yet again, this time to the tune of $50 million to cover a shortfall in this year's spending plan, which ends June 30. The latest budgetary diversion is ...

Lawmakers Push Back on Development in Highlands, Climate Change - NJ Spotlight
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Fri, 26 May 2017 05:44:14 GMT

In a pair of votes along party lines, the Democratic-led Senate sought to block a new rule that would open up parts of the Highlands to more development while also backing a bill that would have New Jersey join a multi-state effort to reduce greenhouse ...