The Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee is charged with protecting consumer rights in New Jersey, particularly issues such as safeguarding against identity theft, restricting telemarketing, and protecting cell phone and calling card consumers against fraud.
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Garcia, Lagana, Andrzejczak & Moriarty Continue to Push Bill to Protect Consumer Privacy & Prevent Identity Fraud

Asm. Carmelo Garcia Bill Stems from Concerns about Info Collected when Driver's License is Scanned

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Carmelo Garcia, Joseph Lagana, Bob Andrzejczak and Paul Moriarty to help protect sensitive consumer information continues to advance.

"Driver's licenses contain personal information that in the wrong hands can create major financial headaches for the person affected," said Garcia (D-Hudson). "With so many security breaches at stores like Target and Home Depot, it is wise that we set limits on how much personal information these companies can collect from customers in order to minimize the potential for identity fraud..."

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Quijano, Mainor & Pinkin Continue to Push Bill to Protect Consumers from Counterfeit Air Bags

Asw. Annette Quijano Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano (D-Union), Charles Mainor (D-Hudson) and Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) to keep counterfeit air bags out of cars and motorists safe has been approved by the Assembly.

"By tampering with air bags, these individuals are increasing the potential for injury or worse in the event of an accident," said Quijano. "The roads are treacherous enough. Consumers should trust that the air bags in their vehicles will function properly if they are ever involved in a crash..."

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