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  • NJ A989
  • Dedicates up to $400,000 annually of fees collected at Island Beach and Liberty State Parks to special funds to be used to support certain park programs, and makes appropriations from the funds.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(1/27/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill would dedicate a portion of the revenue realized from permit, parking and other fees collected at Island Beach State Park and Liberty State Park to the "Island Beach Interpretive Program Fund" and the "Liberty State Park Interpretive Program Fund," respectively, created by the bill. Currently, all revenues collected at Island Beach State Park are deposited into the Parks General Treasury account and used to support the State park system. The revenues collected at Liberty State Park are split between the Parks General Treasury account and a revolving account used to support the operations of the park. The bill provides that a portion of the fees collected would be used to support interpretative and education programs at Island Beach and Liberty State parks. Specifically, $150,000 of the fees collected at Island Beach State Park and $250,000 of the fees collected at Liberty State Park would be dedicated for these programs. The bill also appropriates for these purposes the monies deposited into the funds during State fiscal year 2010.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee  (on 1/27/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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