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Pending Legislation

Status updates on the latest bills affecting business

A509 – Spill Act Exemptions

March 24th, 2016 — Clarifies that certain types of sewage and sewage sludge do not constitute hazardous substances under “Spill Compensation and Control Act.” Click here to view the bill.

S2681 – Spill Act Exemption of Sewage

March 24th, 2016 — Prohibits contribution action against local public entity for cleanup and removal costs or any other damages associated with discharge of hazardous substances. Click here to read the bill.

S982 – Combined Reporting of CBT

March 24th, 2016 — Requires members of unitary business groups to file combined reports of corporation business tax. Click here to read the bill.

AR15 – Raises Minimum Wage to $15/hour

March 24th, 2016 — Raises minimum wage to $15.00 per hour; indexes minimum wage to increases in consumer price index. Click here to read the bill.

SCR6 – Invalidates NJDEP Flood Hazard Rules

March 24th, 2016 — Prohibits adoption of DEP’s proposed rules and regulations to revise its Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules, Coastal Zone Management Rules, and Stormwater Management Rules. Click here to read the bill.

S1728 – Phases Out Estate Tax

March 24th, 2016 — Increases exclusion amount under New Jersey estate tax; phases out estate tax over five years. Click here to read the bill.

S799 – Paid Sick Leave

March 24th, 2016 — Concerns earned sick leave. Click here to read the bill.

SCR2 – Ballot Question on Pension Payments

March 24th, 2016 — Proposes constitutional amendment to require payments by State to State-administered retirement systems and establish in Constitution right of public employees to pension benefit; provides for enforcement of funding obligations and benefit rights. Click here to read the bill.

Proposed FY17 State Budget

March 24th, 2016 — Click here to view the budget.