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  • NJ A4701
  • Requires State's full participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Introduced
(3/20/2017)
In Committee
(5/18/2017)
Crossed Over
(5/22/2017)
Passed
(5/25/2017)
SignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
(7/13/2017)
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill clarifies the intent of P.L.2007, c.340 (C.26:2C-45 et al.) and specifically requires the State's full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). P.L.2007, c.340, commonly referred to as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or the "RGGI" implementing law, was enacted to further the purposes of the "Global Warming Response Act" (GWRA), P.L.2007, c.112 (C.26:2C-37 et al.). The RGGI implementing law partially implements the policies of the GWRA by creating an emissions auction and trading mechanism to reduce the level of greenhouse gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide. P.L.2007, c.340 recognizes the State's participation in RGGI by setting forth the parameters to be followed for allowance auctions, creating the "Global Warming Solutions Fund," and statutorily dedicating all the proceeds received from the sale, exchange or other conveyance of allowances through a greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading program to the fund.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Environment and Solid Waste, Passed Assembly, Passed both Houses, Received by the Assembly
Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly  (on 7/13/2017)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
7/13/2017 A Absolute Veto, Received in the Assembly
5/25/2017 S Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (23-15)
5/25/2017 S Substituted for S3059
5/25/2017 S Received in the Senate without Reference, 2nd Reading
5/22/2017 A Passed by the Assembly (47-26-2)
5/18/2017 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
3/20/2017 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 5/25/2017 Senate Floor: Substitute For S3059 (Voice Vote) 0 0 0
Detail 5/25/2017 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 23 15 2
Detail 5/22/2017 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 47 26 7
Detail 5/18/2017 Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee: Reported Favorably 4 2 0