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  • NJ A2819
  • Establishes requirements for newly installed and replacement electric utility poles and transmission towers.
Introduced
(2/16/2016)
In Committee
(2/16/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill requires the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to adopt standards to require that electric public utilities installing new or replacement electric distribution utility poles install the highest class of wood poles. The bill provides that the utilities may install poles constructed of a material other than wood provided that any such material of the highest class or grade, as appropriate. The bill also requires that the BPU adopt standards, consistent with federal law, concerning the installation of new or replacement transmission towers. The standards require that the utilities install towers constructed of the highest class or grade of material, as appropriate. The BPU is directed to reference applicable national electrical standards in its classification of electric distribution utility poles and transmission towers.
Telecommunications and Utilities
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee  (on 2/16/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
2/16/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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