Archive for Tag: Nancy Muñoz

New laws expand domestic violence training for law enforcement, judges and prosecutors

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz’ bills improving the justice system’s approach to domestic violence training were signed into law on Tuesday. The bills, which stem from a 2015 Supreme Court ad hoc committee on domestic violence report, establishes mandatory domestic violence training for new municipal prosecutors (A1763/S386), and...

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Assembly panel passes legislation regulating counseling for domestic violence offenders

TRENTON, N.J. – In an effort to enforce abuser accountability, enhance victim safety and prevent future violence, the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed a bill establishing uniform standards for counseling provided to domestic violence offenders. Stemming from the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence recommendations,...

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Munoz bill expanding domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Monday passed a bill expanding training for judges, law enforcement officers and assistant county prosecutors on the handling of domestic violence cases. The bill is based on recommendations from a report issued by the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence...

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Committee clears legislation regulating counseling for domestic violence offenders

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday passed a bill adopting standards to govern Batterers’ Intervention Programs, which provide counseling to domestic violence offenders.    Stemming from the 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence recommendations, and sponsored by committee member Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and...

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Munoz bill creates renewable natural gas program to support cost-effective clean energy goals

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee cleared a bill Monday that encourages public utilities to procure renewable natural gas in an effort to meet clean energy goals more economically. The bill (A5655), sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, aims to include natural gas in the state’s renewable...

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Bipartisan bill package requiring domestic violence training for police, judges and prosecutors passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Recommendations stemming from a 2015 Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Domestic Violence, and sponsored by committee member Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, were cleared by the Assembly Judiciary Committee Monday. The bills reform how New Jersey’s justice system approaches domestic violence training. The first piece of legislation...

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Munoz to become Assembly deputy minority leader

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz will join the Assembly Republican leadership team as the sole deputy minority leader and plans to launch a Republican women’s caucus at the start of the next legislative session. Munoz will work with incoming Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio to coordinate Assembly floor...

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Bramnick, Munoz, Matsikoudis tour Stirling train station in Long Hill

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader and Senator-elect Jon Bramnick, Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and Assemblywoman-elect Michele Matsikoudis will tour the Stirling train station in Long Hill at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. As the town begins revitalizing the business district, officials hope that the NJ Transit-owned station will...

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Munoz named N.J.’s legislative champion of business and economic growth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Nancy Munoz will be honored with the champion of business and economic growth legislative award at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s annual luncheon at the Hilton Meadowlands on Friday. The organization recognizes lawmakers who promote the interests of...

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