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  • NJ A3698
  • Establishes NJ Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission.
Introduced
(5/19/2016)
In Committee
(5/19/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill would establish the New Jersey Water Supply and Pharmaceutical Product Study Commission. The purpose of the commission would be to investigate, quantify and evaluate the potential risks associated with pharmaceutical products in the State's water supply and to develop recommendations for proper disposal methods and potential filtering techniques to remove pharmaceutical products from the waste stream. The commission would consist of nine voting members, as follows: (1) the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, or a designee, who shall serve ex officio; (2) four members of the Senate, of whom two shall be members of the majority party appointed by the President of the Senate and two shall be members of the minority party appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; and (3) four members of the General Assembly, of whom two shall be members of the majority party appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly and two shall be members of the minority party appointed by the Minority Leader of the General Assembly. The study commission would expire on the 120th day after transmittal of its report to the Governor and the Legislature.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee  (on 5/19/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
5/19/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
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