Assembly Law and Public Safety

The Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee is responsible for reviewing legislation dealing with police, fire and emergency management services, public safety regulations, criminalization of activities and legal ramifications of crimes.
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Greenwald: Christie Gun Safety Veto out of Touch with New Jersey’s Wishes

Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) issued the following statement Wednesday on Gov. Christie's veto of legislation (A-3689) he sponsored that was designed to counter efforts by the administration to weaken gun safety regulations:

"The Governor's conditional veto is proof that he is out of touch with the overriding sentiments of New Jersey residents, the majority of whom support gun safety.

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Johnson: Christie Again Puts Politics above Public Safety

Assemblyman Gordon Johnson Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D-Bergen) released the following statement Wednesday after Gov. Christie conditionally vetoed legislation (A-1426) he sponsored to establish a commission to approve personalized handguns and require firearm retailers to sell personalized handguns:

"The governor's veto statement is alarmingly replete with right-wing political talking points and grandstanding. This bill was a start toward making our streets safer, particularly in our urban areas, but sadly, Gov. Christie has once again put his political ambitions above the public safety of New Jersey residents. That's shameful..."

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