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  • NJ A3211
  • Clarifies law concerning the advertising and promoting of NJ farm products.
In Committee
Crossed Over
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill allows the Secretary of Agriculture to notify interested individuals and business entities of the opportunity to contribute funds to advertise and promote the sale of New Jersey farm products and the "Jersey Fresh" program. "Jersey Fresh" is an advertising, promotional, and quality grading program launched by the Department of Agriculture in 1984. Through the many years of the program, consumers' awareness has increased, and it has become the benchmark for other states to initiate their own state-grown agricultural marketing programs. The Department of Agriculture continually supports "Jersey Fresh" by working with restaurants, schools, colleges, non-profits, retail businesses, hotels, hospitals, and local communities.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, 2nd Reading in the Senate, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor, Economic Growth, Passed Assembly, Passed both Houses
Approved P.L.2017, c.267.  (on 1/8/2018)
Date Chamber Action Description
1/8/2018 S Approved P.L.2017, c.267.
12/18/2017 S Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-0)
12/18/2017 S SUBSTITUTED FOR S3179
11/30/2017 S Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Hearing (19:00 11/30/2017 *Revised 11/28/17 - S-2889, A-3636 (1R), S-3169 and S-3558 added)
11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Hearing (19:00 11/30/2017 )
1/30/2017 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee
1/23/2017 A Passed by the Assembly (70-0-0)
10/13/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
10/13/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Hearing (14:00 10/13/2016 Committee Room 15, 4th Floor)
2/22/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 12/18/2017 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 34 0 5
Detail 12/18/2017 Senate Floor: Substitute For S3179 (Voice Vote) 0 0 0
Detail 11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 3 0 1
Detail 1/23/2017 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 70 0 10
Detail 10/13/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: Reported with Amendments 5 0 0