Archive for Tag: Signed into Law

Space bill requiring prevailing wage contractors to register signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – All contractors who are required to pay their workers prevailing wage must register with the Department of Labor under a new law (A2478/S62) sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space. “It’s important that the Department of Labor is aware of all contractors who are doing work in which...

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Drivers must stop at railroad crossings for on-track equipment under new law

TRENTON, N.J. – Motorists must now stop at railroad crossings when on-track equipment is approaching or passing under a new law (A4107/S3126) signed last week and sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce. “When equipment on a track is being used to make repairs and it enters a railroad crossing, there...

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March 19 is now Women in Public Office Day

TRENTON, N.J. – Recognizing the important role women play in their communities and politics, a joint resolution (AJR90/SJR65), sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso and Holly Schepisi, designating March 19 as “Women in Public Office Day” was signed into law last week.  “As we come upon the 100th anniversary of...

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Governor signs Dunn and Space legislation helping taxpayers see savings through shared services

TRENTON, N.J. – Municipalities will now be able to include the amount saved through shared services on property tax bills under a new measure (A2972/S1298) signed into law this week and sponsored by Assemblywoman Aura Dunn and Assemblyman Parker Space. “This law provides taxpayers with some transparency. When they...

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Governor signs Wirths and Space bill prohibiting public contracts for those banned from federal contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – This week the governor signed a bill (A3745/S2469), sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, prohibiting a person debarred from contracting with the federal government from receiving a contract for public work in New Jersey. “We can’t have people barred from federal contracts for crimes...

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Governor signs DeCroce bill to create airport directory, improve aviation industry

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill (A4377) requiring a comprehensive directory of airports in New Jersey and creating a public use airports task force to study expansion was signed into law. “New Jersey’s location is a major asset, and provides an opportunity for becoming a national leader in air...

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Space and Wirths bill to stop corrupt recycling of contaminated soil signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill (S1683/A4267), sponsored Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, preventing the illegal dumping of contaminated dirt was signed into law this week. It expands New Jersey’s solid waste licensing law to include soil and fill recycling businesses. The bill reflects recommendations stemming from a state...

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Governor signs DePhillips bill giving judges a say in their pension investments

TRENTON N.J. – The governor signed Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips’ bill (A5427/S3871) that adds a member of the Retired Judges Association of New Jersey to the State Investment Council, which oversees the investments of seven pension funds including those for police and firemen, prison officers, judges, teachers and public employees. While...

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Bills improving end-of-life and palliative care signed into law

TRENTON, NJ – Patients with serious illnesses or facing end-of-life issues will find improved medical care thanks to bills (A4683 and A4685) sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and signed into law this week. A4683 requires health providers and administrative staff at assisted living facilities, personal care homes, dementia care...

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Wirths bill requiring regional school districts to coordinate with constituents signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a bill (A6115/S3765) signed into law this week and sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths, limited purpose regional school districts must work with their constituent school districts to coordinate calendars and analyze curriculum in order to facilitate consistency. “This law will ensure schools work together to...

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