SENATE, No. 2274

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

INTRODUCED NOVEMBER 17, 1997

 

 

By Senators CIESLA and CONNORS

 

 

An Act appropriating $2.5 million from the "1996 Dredging and Containment Facility Fund," established pursuant to section 18 of the "Port of New Jersey Revitalization, Dredging, Environmental Cleanup, Lake Restoration, and Delaware Bay Area Economic Development Bond Act of 1996," P.L.1996, c.70, for the dredging of various navigation channels not located in the port region.

 

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

 

    1. There is appropriated to the Department of Environmental Protection from the "1996 Dredging and Containment Facility Fund," established pursuant to section 18 of the "Port of New Jersey Revitalization, Dredging, Environmental Cleanup, Lake Restoration, and Delaware Bay Area Economic Development Bond Act of 1996," P.L.1996, c.70, the sum of $2.5 million for the cost of dredging the following navigation channels not located in the port region, in accordance with the provisions of section 7 of the "Port of New Jersey Revitalization, Dredging, Environmental Cleanup, Lake Restoration, and Delaware Bay Area Economic Development Bond Act of 1996," P.L.1996, c.70:

 

Project Name                                                              Amount

 

St. George's Thoroughfare                                          $350,000

 

Forked River                                                              $700,000

 

Will's Hole Thoroughfare                                           $950,000

 

Spicer's Creek                                                             $500,000

 

 

    2. This act shall take effect immediately.


STATEMENT

 

    This bill would appropriate $2.5 million from the "1996 Dredging and Containment Facility Fund," established pursuant to section 18 of the "Port of New Jersey Revitalization, Dredging, Environmental Cleanup, Lake Restoration, and Delaware Bay Area Economic Development Bond Act of 1996," P.L.1996, c.70, for the dredging of navigation channels not located in the port region. Pursuant to section 7 of the "Port of New Jersey Revitalization, Dredging, Environmental Cleanup, Lake Restoration, and Delaware Bay Area Economic Development Bond Act of 1996," P.L.1996, c.70, the sum of $20 million is authorized for the purposes of financing the cost of dredging navigation channels outside of the port region. This bill represents the first appropriation of bond monies from the 1996 bond act for these purposes.

 

 

                             

 

Appropriates $2.5 million from 1996 Dredging Bond Act for various navigation dredging projects.