Archive for Tag: Motor Vehicle Commission

Dancer bill exempting Meals on Wheels vehicles from registration fees passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Vehicles owned by local nutrition programs for seniors as well as other nonprofits that provide social services may soon be exempt from paying registration fees. The General Assembly on Thursday passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill (A1476) that would exempt vehicles owned by a program that is a...

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Committee advances bill allowing non-CDL drivers to transport students on certain school buses

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee moved a bill alleviating the pressure on schools to hire drivers with commercial driver’s licenses to transport students on nine-seat passenger buses. Under the bill (A3565), sponsored by Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson, a driver with a valid...

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Committee moves Dunn bill allowing drivers to indicate autism, communication disorder on license

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers with autism or another communication disorder could soon notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission. The bill (A2369), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and advanced by the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee on Thursday, aims to improve...

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New law in N.J. allows online car sales, electronic titling

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill permitting online car sales, e-signatures and e-titling was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. “The Covid-19 government lockdowns forced a hard look at how car sales are done in New Jersey,” Dancer (R-Ocean) said. “Aside from the pandemic and...

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Dunn bill allowing drivers to indicate autism or communication disorder diagnosis on license advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers with autism or another communication disorder could soon notate their diagnosis on a license or ID issued by the Motor Vehicle Commission. The bill (A4651), sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and advanced by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday, aims to improve communication between law...

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Dunn slams Murphy for stranding children, failing to address school bus driver shortage

TRENTON, N.J. – There have been statewide business shutdowns, statewide Covid mandates, but no statewide solution to the school bus driver shortage that is affecting children’s constitutional right to access education, says Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. Reports show school districts have been largely left to figure out the problem on...

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Assembly passes Dancer bill allowing online car sales

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow new and used car dealerships to sell vehicles online. Customers and dealerships would also be permitted to use e-signatures to complete those sales. The bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Ronald Dancer, said this is a welcome step toward modernization....

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Bill allowing drivers to show electronic proof of registration heading to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill that permits drivers to use electronic proof of vehicle registration passed the Assembly Thursday. It now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature. Currently, drivers in New Jersey must show paper proof of vehicle registration. “For years New Jersey drivers have...

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Assembly approves creating license plate to protect bees, butterflies, other pollinators

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey, which is nationally recognized as an important stopover for migrating monarch butterflies and designates the honeybee its state insect, is considering creating a special license plate to protect these important pollinators and others. A bill (A4717/S92) advanced by the Assembly today and sponsored by...

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DiMaso: Legislature needs to stop constant MVC Covid closures

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso introduced a bill this week preventing extensive Covid-related closures at Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and reducing disruptions to in-person services. “In the wake of yet another ridiculous and unnecessary two-week MVC facility closure, it is clear that we need legislation to address the...

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