Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Assembly committee advances Dancer bill allowing wineries on preserved farms to host special events

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Agriculture and Food Security Committee on Thursday advanced Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill that will allow wineries on preserved farmlands to continue hosting special occasion events. Dancer’s bill (A4037) reinstates the pilot program allowing those special occasion events for two years once the bill is adopted....

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Dancer bill would allow active military members, families to keep out-of-state drivers’ licenses

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee on Thursday released Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill allowing military service members and their families to keep their out-of-state licenses while temporarily stationed in New Jersey. Dancer’s bill (A325) would exempt active military members and their immediate family from having to transfer...

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Dancer bills bringing accountability and transparency to State Agriculture Development Committee advance

TRENTON, N.J. – On Thursday, an Assembly panel released a bipartisan package of bills sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, bringing greater transparency and accountability to the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC), which leads New Jersey’s farmland preservation efforts. “In today’s world of global markets, high inflation, and low wholesale...

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Dancer bill would name new management team for environmental education school

TRENTON, N.J. – The nation’s oldest and largest university-based environmental education facility may soon have new management under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. The bill was released from the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Monday. Since 1981, Montclair State University with the Department of Environmental Protection has...

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Dancer bill requiring state to pay for do-over elections clears Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require the state to pay for any new election if it was at fault for why a new election must be held cleared the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Thursday. The bill (A3915), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, would require the state to reimburse...

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Dancer bill to protect local hotel operators advances

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will help keep local hotel operators in business was released from the Assembly Judiciary Committee Thursday. Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill (A1958) would protect local hotel franchisees – those licensed to use a trade name, trademark, or characteristic for the marketing of goods or services...

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Nursing home residents would see personal allowance increase under Dancer bill

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer would increase the monthly personal needs allowance for residents of nursing homes, state- and county-operated psychiatric hospitals, and state-run developmental centers. It was released from the Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday. Dancer’s bill (A3035) would increase that allowance for Medicaid...

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Dancer bill creates recycling task force to address difficulties in disposing of electric vehicle batteries

TRENTON, N.J. – When an electric vehicle’s battery no longer effectively charges the car, sustainable benefits come to a screeching stop. In order to prevent thousands of toxic batteries from ending up in landfills, Assemblyman Ron Dancer introduced a measure to create a task force to study safer and...

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Dancer bill requires interpretation services to be provided to patients during telehealth visits

TRENTON, N.J. – Given the rise in telehealth usage during the pandemic and New Jersey’s diverse population, Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to ensure equitable access to telemedicine by requiring certain health care facilities to provide language interpretation services. Under Dancer’s bill (A4388), if a facility is currently required by...

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Dancer introduces “Right to Try-Plus” bill for terminally ill patients

TRENTON, N.J. – Finding it unacceptable that New Jersey law recognizes the “right to die” for terminally ill patients but not enough other options, Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to codify their right to try treatments and medications that a doctor believes could keep them alive. Dancer’s “New Jersey Right...

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