Archive for Tag: Motor Vehicle Commission

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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Bill allowing diplomatic visa holders to renew licenses online, by mail advances

TRENTON, N.J. – Diplomatic visa holders may soon be able to renew driver’s licenses online or by mail. That bill (A5392) cleared the Assembly Transportation Committee Wednesday and will advance to the full Assembly for consideration. Current law requires visa holders to renew basic driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses and...

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DiMaso says Fulton, who failed New Jersey drivers, is a disastrous pick for national defense job

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, who called for soon-to-be former MVC Executive Director Sue Fulton to resign and told her to get her act together during an Assembly Budget hearing on Monday, was surprised to hear that Fulton was being hired by President Joe Biden to become an...

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Your phone could soon be your NJ driver’s license under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer recently introduced a bill requiring the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to create and issue electronic driver’s licenses and identification cards to individuals who voluntarily request one.  The bill (A5433) follows up on recommendations from the MVC’s 2016 Mobile Driver’s License Feasibility Study...

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Assembly advances Dunn’s legislation moving driver’s license exams online

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to address the massive backlog at New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission agencies and hours-long wait times, the Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn to make the written portion of the driver’s license exam available online during the Covid-19 public...

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Assembly approves Dancer bill authorizing online car sales and e-signatures

TRENTON, N.J. – As more car dealerships reinvent their sales strategies due to the pandemic shutdowns and to meet consumer demand for a less stressful sales experience, the state Assembly passed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill authorizing online car sales and modernizing Motor Vehicle Commission practices. “The coronavirus and related...

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Now law: MVC to educate drivers on rights and responsibilities during traffic stops

TRENTON, N.J. – Drivers will soon have a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities during traffic stops — the most common law enforcement interaction for Americans. Under legislation (A3871) signed by Gov. Phil Murphy today, the Motor Vehicle Commission must produce a video on drivers’ rights and responsibilities...

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