SENATE, No. 996

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 4, 2016

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  RONALD L. RICE

District 28 (Essex)

Senator  JEFF VAN DREW

District 1 (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland)

Senator  SHIRLEY K. TURNER

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Assemblywoman  L. GRACE SPENCER

District 29 (Essex)

Assemblywoman  ELIZABETH MAHER MUOIO

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Assemblyman  DANIEL R. BENSON

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblywoman  ELIANA PINTOR MARIN

District 29 (Essex)

Assemblywoman  ANNETTE QUIJANO

District 20 (Union)

Assemblyman  GARY S. SCHAER

District 36 (Bergen and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Greenstein, Ruiz, Whelan, Assemblyman Greenwald, Assemblywoman Mosquera, Assemblyman Green, Assemblywoman McKnight, Assemblymen Chiaravalloti, Coughlin, McKeon, Assemblywomen Jasey, Lampitt, Tucker, Assemblymen Eustace, Conaway and Assemblywoman Caride

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Makes FY 2016 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $10 million to DCA for Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


A Supplement to "An Act making appropriations for the support of the State Government and the several public purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 and regulating the disbursement thereof," approved June 26, 2015 (P.L.2015, c.63).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    In addition to the amounts appropriated under P.L.2015, c.63, there is appropriated out of the General Fund the following sum for the purpose specified:

 

22  DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS  

50  Economic Planning, Development and Security

55  Social Services Programs

GRANTS-IN-AID

50-8050 Community Programs ......................................................

$10,000,000

Total Grants-in-Aid Appropriation,                                                                                                 

$10,000,000

      Social Services Program  ..............................................

Grants-in-Aid:

 

 

50      Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund ....

($10,000,000)

 

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill makes a FY 2016 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation from the State General Fund of $10,000,000 to the Department of Community Affairs for the Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund.             

     The Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund provides funding to address lead-based paint in New Jersey in a comprehensive and focused manner. Programs include lead-based paint hazard control through lead abatement or interim controls; emergency relocation of households which include a child with an elevated blood lead level; extensive Statewide, regional and community based education and outreach; training courses in lead disciplines such as lead-safe building maintenance practices; identification of lead-safe housing via a web-based Lead Safe Housing Registry available to the public; increases in identification of lead-based paint hazards and lead dust hazards via the distribution of free dust-wipe kits and purchasing X-ray fluorescence analyzers for use by local health departments.