Archive for Tag: horse auction

Gov. Murphy signs bill holding horse auctioneers accountable

TRENTON, N.J. –Buyers won’t be taken for a ride by crooked horse auctioneers thanks to legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Kevin J. Rooney and Ron Dancer and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. The legislation (S455/A3673) requires horse auctioneers to post identifying information of a horse online 72...

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Horse auctioneers to be stopped from taking buyers for a ride thanks to bipartisan bill passed by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. –Legislation approved by the Assembly today (S445/A3673) will require horse auctioneers to release identifying information of a horse before a sale, saving horses that mistakenly end up at auction houses and preventing unscrupulous auctioneers from duping buyers. The bill, sponsored by Assemblymen Kevin J. Rooney (R-Bergen) and...

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