New Jersey - A4701 - 2017

Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 07-12-2017
Status: Vetoed
Primary Sponsors: Daniel Benson (Democratic), Timothy Eustace (Democratic), Reed Gusciora (Democratic), Valerie Huttle (Democratic), Mila Jasey (Democratic), James Kennedy (Democratic), Robert Smith (Democratic), Stephen Sweeney (Democratic), Andrew Zwicker (Democratic)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (7)

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

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-18-2017Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee: Reported FavorablyHouse420yes
05-22-2017Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final PassageHouse47267yes
05-25-2017Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final PassageSenate23152yes
05-25-2017Senate Floor: Substitute For S3059 (Voice Vote)Senate000yes

Sponsors (15)

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 ...