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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Johnson, Vainieri Huttle, Quijano & Holley Bill to Make Driverís Licenses Expire on Motoristsí Birthdays Heads to Govís Desk

Measure Aimed at Reducing MVC Congestion on Last Day of Each Month
Legislation Assembly Democrats Gordon Johnson, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Annette Quijano and Jamel Holley sponsored to reduce lines and wait times at New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission offices gained final legislative approval from the full Senate on Thursday.

Under current law, driver's licenses expire every four years on the last day of the calendar month in which the license was issued. Under the bill (S-2564/A-4115), a motorist's driver's license would expire every four years on his or her birthday.

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Mosquera, Barclay, Jones, Vainieri Huttle, Lampitt & Downey Legislation to Create Domestic Violence Policy for Public Employers Clears Assembly

Measure Would Encourage Victims to Seek Confidential Help at Work
(TRENTON) - Legislation Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Arthur Barclay, Patricia Egan Jones, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Pamela Lampitt and Joann Downey sponsored to establish a protocol to help public employers support employees who are victims of domestic violence gained approval Monday in the Assembly.

The bill (A-4124) would require the Civil Service Commission to develop a uniform domestic violence policy, which all public employers shall adopt and distribute to employees. The policy would encourage victims of domestic violence to seek confidential assistance from the human resources department at work.

"Domestic violence affects the lives of many state workers throughout New Jersey," said Mosquera (D-Camden/Gloucester). "There should be a policy in place to guide human resource workers in helping state employees in the workplace who are dealing with domestic violence."

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Gender Pay Equity, November Fire Elections, Regulating Daily Fantasy Sports & Airbnb-type Businesses & Lead Testing at Health Care Facilities Highlight Monday Assembly Session

Also on Tap: Enhancing Resident Voting Rights in Homeowner Associations, Improving Protections for Domestic Violence Victims, Personal Privacy Act & Biz Programs for LGBT, Disabled & Veterans

The Assembly on Monday will vote on bills to enhance gender pay equity protections, allow fire district elections be moved to November, regulate daily fantasy sports, impose the sales and hotel tax to accommodations such as Airbnb and to require health care facilities test for lead in drinking water and disclose the test results...

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