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A 2215 - Loans for Development of Green Buildings - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (44-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Loans for Development of Green Buildings

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the Department of Community Affairs to establish and administer a program that makes low-interest loans available for the development of high performance green buildings.

Highlights:
  • Defines a "high performance green building" as a building with at least 15,000 square feet of floor area that achieves at least 1 of the following (Sec. 1):
    • A silver rating according to the United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System;
    • A silver rating according to the National Green Building Standards as adopted by the International Code Council and the American National Standards Institute;
    • A 2 globe rating according to the Green Building Institute's Green Globes Program; or
    • A comparable rating as designated by the Commissioner of Community Affairs.
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NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Loans for Development of Green Buildings

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-2) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Loans for Development of Green Buildings

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