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Notice of Rule Proposals

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 Notices of Proposal are posted on this site by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to comply with N.J.S.A. 52:14B-4 to inform the public about pending rules. This version is not the official text of the proposal and may differ from the official text. The official text of the proposal is published in the New Jersey Register issue for the date indicated. Click on the rule title for additional information.

Soil Erosion and Sediment Control – Soil Restoration Amendments
Food and Nutrition Program Provisions
Public Comment Period Extended For Food and Nutrition Program Provisions


Soil Erosion and Sediment Control – Soil Restoration Amendments

Proposed Amendments N.J.A.C. 2:90-1
Proposal date: September 19, 2016
Comment period closes: November 18, 2016

Take notice that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA), State Soil Conservation Committee (SSCC) is proposing the adoption of amendments to N.J.A.C. 2:90-1.3, 1.4 and 1.14, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control pursuant to the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act, N.J.S.A. 4:24-39 et seq. (P.L. 1975 Ch. 251).

The proposal establishes amendments to the Topsoiling and Land Grading Standards to provide for cost-effective restoration, for specific soil types and intended land use, of the optimal physical, chemical and biological functions of the soil on land disturbance activities subject to the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act.

Written comments must be submitted by November 18, 2016 to Frank Minch, Executive Secretary, State Soil Conservation Committee, P.O. Box 330, Trenton, NJ 08625-0330 or SSCCrules@ag.state.nj.us

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Food and Nutrition Program Provisions

Proposed Amendment N.J.A.C. 2:36

Proposal date: January 3, 2017
Comment period closes: March 4, 2017

N.J.A.C. 2:36 was scheduled to expire on November 25, 2016. As the Department of Agriculture (Department)
filed this notice of readoption with the Office of Administrative Law prior to that date, the expiration date was extended
180 days to May 24, 2017, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1.c(2). The Department has reviewed the rules and
determined that they remain necessary, reasonable, and proper for the purposes for which they were originally
promulgated. The Department proposes to readopt this chapter with the amendments and repeals set forth below. As the
Department has provided a 60-day comment period on this notice of proposal, this notice is excepted from the
rulemaking calendar requirement pursuant to N.J.A.C. 1:30-3.3(a)5.

 

Written comments must be submitted to Rose Tricario, Director Division of Food and Nutrition, New Jersey Department of Agriculture, PO Box 334, Trenton, NJ 08625-0334 or ProposedRulesFoodNutrition@ag.state.nj.us

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Public Comment Period Extended For Food and Nutrition Program Provisions

 

Take notice that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is extending the time for comment to the proposed Readoption with Amendments and Repeals of N.J.A.C. 2:36, Child Nutrition Programs. The rules in this chapter expired November 25, 2016, therefore, the expired rules were proposed for readoption with amendments and repeals.  

As the Department of Agriculture (Department) filed notice of readoption with the Office of Administrative Law prior to that date, the expiration date was extended 180 days to May 24, 2017, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1.c(2). The Department has reviewed the rules and determined that they remain necessary, reasonable, and proper for the purposes for which they were originally promulgated. The Department proposes to readopt this chapter with amendments and repeals as set forth in 49 N.J.R. 5(a). As the Department has provided a 60-day comment period on this notice of proposal, this notice is excepted from the rulemaking calendar requirement pursuant to N.J.A.C. 1:30-3.3(a) 5.

Full text of the proposal and all impact statements were published in the New Jersey Register dated January 3, 2017. A copy of the proposal can be obtained by visiting the Department’s website at http://www.state.nj.us/agriculture/index.html where there is a link to the New Jersey Register.

The period for receipt of written comments is extended and comments must be submitted by May 8, 2017 to:

 

Rose Tricario, Director

Division of Food and Nutrition

Department of Agriculture

P.O. Box 330

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0330

 

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