Archive for Tag: underage drinking

Democrats adopt GOP amendment to drop criminal liability for cops investigating underage drinking

TRENTON, N.J. – A Republican amendment protecting police against criminal charges for investigating underage drinking was adopted in the Assembly Appropriations Committee Thursday when members considered a bill drafted in response to teen pop-up parties at the Jersey Shore. Democrats agreed to use the language in Assemblywomen Kim Eulner...

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Democrats’ anti-cop agenda voids legislative attempt to control unruly teens at Jersey Shore

TRENTON, N.J. – Democrats tabled a Republican amendment to remove criminal liability for law enforcement officers encountering a minor with alcohol. Assemblyman Robert Auth introduced the amendment empowering police to enforce a proposed law (A5160) increasing penalties for underage drinking that is moving through the Legislature following thousands of...

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Murphy agrees with Bramnick to repeal law that bans cops from calling parents when their kids are busted for marijuana or alcohol

TRENTON, N.J. – During a briefing on the pandemic Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy said he supports legislation to repeal the law prohibiting police from notifying parents on their child’s use or possession of marijuana or alcohol. “I am glad to hear Governor Murphy agrees that parents should be notified...

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