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  • NJ A1853
  • Provides for voluntary contributions by taxpayers on gross income tax returns to support NJ SHARES.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(6/16/2016)
Crossed Over
(6/16/2016)
PassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill establishes the "NJ SHARES Fund" and provides for a designation on the State gross income tax return that will permit taxpayers to make voluntary contributions to the fund for distribution to New Jersey SHARES, Inc. (NJ SHARES), a statewide, non-profit organization, that provides assistance to New Jersey households who are in need of temporary help in paying their energy bills due to a short-term financial crisis. New Jersey SHARES, Inc., (NJ SHARES) provides assistance to individuals and families living in New Jersey who are in need of temporary help in paying their energy bills. To qualify for assistance from NJ SHARES, an individual or family must be facing a financial crisis and not be eligible for welfare or other income-based energy assistance programs. Recipients must also have a history of good-faith payments of their utility bills.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Economic Growth, Passed Assembly
Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee  (on 6/16/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
6/16/2016 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee
6/16/2016 A Passed by the Assembly (77-0-0)
4/4/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
4/4/2016 Assembly Appropriations Hearing (13:00 4/4/2016 Committee Room 11, 4th Floor)
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 6/16/2016 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 77 0 3
Detail 4/4/2016 Assembly Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 9 0 2