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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Atlantic City Economic Recovery, Safe Drinking Water, Boosting N.J. Military Bases, School Test Participation Info & Consumer Protection Highlight Thursday Assembly Session

The Atlantic City Plan for Implementing Economic Recovery Act and legislation to create a drinking water safety task force, the Hazardous Drug Safe Handling Act, create the New Jersey Military Skills Council, allow local governments to enter into shared services with military bases, require schools to post information on student participation in assessments and to limit forum of consumer contract disputes to New Jersey highlight Thursday's Assembly voting session...

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Eustace Urges Residents to Take Part in American Medicine Chest Challenge on Saturday

Assemblyman Vows to Fight for more Money in Budget to Expand Program to Safely Dispose of Unused Prescription Drugs
Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-Bergen/Passaic) on Friday joined with U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker to highlight the need for more locations to safely dispose of prescription drugs in New Jersey and urged residents to take part in the American Medicine Chest Challenge tomorrow.

Eustace was the lead sponsor of legislation (A-2859) signed into law by Gov. Christie a year ago today that formally established the "Project Medicine Drop" program, allowing participating law enforcement agencies to maintain a secure prescription medicine drop-off receptacle where unused or expired prescription drugs and other common household medications may be anonymously surrendered by members of the public seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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