Archive for Tag: Ron Dancer

Dancer’s rare disease advisory council measure signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s legislation creating a 20-member advisory council to study issues facing New Jersey residents diagnosed with rare diseases was signed into law today. The law will help the state government better understand barriers faced by the community and better serve patients, especially in the...

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Assembly passes Dancer bill creating grant program to study school district regionalization

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed a bill Monday that would allow school districts to be reimbursed for conducting regionalization feasibility studies. The bill (A5537), first released with amendments from the Assembly Education Committee June 9, is sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. “New Jersey has the highest property taxes...

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Dancer bill expanding transparency of college costs for both current and prospective students goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Currently enrolled college students could soon receive the same cost disclosure information that is now only provided to prospective students of a New Jersey college or university under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed in Monday’s Assembly voting session. The bill (A3872/S1877) expands...

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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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Committee approves Dancer bill to control tick populations and associated diseases

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee approved a measure Wednesday sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer to fund efforts to study, monitor and control tick populations in the state. The bill (A3574) appropriates $250,000 to the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University to mitigate the problem parasites....

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Agriculture committee approves Dancer bill encouraging large animal veterinarians to practice in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – Garden State farmers with horses, cattle and other large animals would have better access to veterinary medicine services under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed by the Assembly Agriculture Committee Wednesday. The bill (A5117) addresses the state’s shortage of large animal veterinarians by...

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Dancer bill protecting cell phone customers from unauthorized “cramming” charges clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Customers would not have to pay for unauthorized charges placed on their phone bills due to “cramming” by third party vendors under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee today. “Mysterious charges on phone bills that are disguised as...

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Bill changing racing commission filing deadline advances Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Racing Commission may be able to file its annual reports at the end of the state’s fiscal year rather than calendar year. Assemblyman Ronald Dancer’s bill passed the Assembly and now goes to the Senate for further consideration. The bill (A5439/S3760), requested by...

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Dancer’s rare disease advisory council measure goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Residents afflicted with rare diseases can look forward to better coordinated and more effective attention from experts and government leaders under legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the full Assembly today. Dancer’s bill (A4016/S2682) establishes a 20-member advisory council to undertake a comprehensive...

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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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