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  • NJ A3699
  • Directs DOT and NJT to construct rail station at Atlantic City International Airport.*
Introduced
(5/19/2016)
In Committee
(6/6/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill directs the Department of Transportation and the New Jersey Transit Corporation (New Jersey Transit), in consultation with the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA), to construct a rail station at the Atlantic City Airport, for the purpose of connecting the existing rail service provided by the New Jersey Transit with the Atlantic City Airport. The bill requires the Commissioner of Transportation (commissioner) to provide to the Senate Transportation Committee, the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee, the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee, and the Assembly Regulatory Oversight Committee, or their successor committees: (1) a schedule for the completion of the rail station; and (2) periodic reports on the status of the completion of the rail station, including but not limited to, the construction status, additional work required, time schedules to complete the project, the amounts and sources of funds appropriated to date, the estimated additional amounts and sources of funds needed to complete the project, and any modification to the original scope of the project. The commissioner is to provide the first report on the 90th day after the effective date of the bill and provide the subsequent reports every six months thereafter, until the project is completed. The bill directs the commissioner to include within the Annual Transportation Capital Program, annual funding for the construction and completion the rail station, until the project is completed. Under the bill, the Legislature is to annually appropriate from the revenues and other funds of the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority sums necessary to effectuate the construction and completion of the rail station. The commissioner may accept funds from the SJTA for the construction and completion of the rail station.
Transportation and Independent Authorities
Reported out of Asm. Comm. with Amendments, and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee  (on 6/6/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
6/6/2016 A Reported out of Asm. Comm. with Amendments, and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee
6/6/2016 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Hearing (10:00 6/6/2016 Committee Room 11, 4th Floor)
5/19/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 6/6/2016 Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee: Reported with Amendments 8 2 3