New Jersey Public Question 2, Stormwater and Sewer Overflow Management (1997)

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New Jersey Public Question 2 was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in New Jersey as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was approved.

Public Question 2 amended the "Stormwater Management and Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement Bond Act of 1989" to authorize the Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to use bonds issued under the 1989 act to make grants or low or zero interest loans to local governments to finance the cost of stormwater management and sewer overflow abatement projects.

Election results

Public Question 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,024,151 62.14%
No624,10437.86%

Ballot question


Shall the amendments to the "Stormwater Management and Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement Bond Act of 1989," which authorize the Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust to use such bonds to make grants or low or zero interest loans to local governments for financing the cost of stormwater management and combined sewer overflow abatement projects, which limit the state's ability to use bond moneys to cover administrative cost incurred therewith, which authorize the Trust to use interest earnings on bond moneys to cover administrative costs incurred therewith, and which authorize the Trust to establish reserve and guarantee accounts in conjunction therewith, be approved?

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