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Gov. Murphy signs GOP bill protecting child sex abuse victims

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will increase penalties for failing to report child sexual abuse was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. The legislation (S641/A850), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz and Assemblyman Edward Thomson, requires those who believe a child has been sexually abused to...

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GOP bill protecting child sex abuse victims on Gov’s desk for approval

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly today approved legislation increasing the penalties for failing to report child sexual abuse. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz and Assemblyman Edward Thomson, the bill (S641/A850) requires those who believe a child has been sexually abused to immediately report it to police. The bill...

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