The Assembly Women and Children Committee handles issues concerning the status of women and families and the welfare of children.
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RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY - Regulating Military Equipment Given to Police, Overriding Christie Heating & Food Aid Veto, Equitable Disaster Aid, Domestic Violence Protections, Moose's Law & E-Insurance Top Thursday Assembly SessionSafe Vehicle Rentals, Teen-age Mental Health Care, Storm Protections, Combating Invasive Plants & Volunteer Camera Registry Also on Tap
Regulating military equipment given to police departments, overriding Gov. Christie's veto of legislation increasing heating and food assistance to low-income families, ensuring disaster aid is allocated in proportion to actual damage, modernizing protections against domestic violence, banning people convicted of animal cruelty from working at animal-related jobs and allowing drivers to display electronic proof of insurance highlight Thursday's Assembly voting session…
Assembly Panel OKs Tucker, Caputo & Giblin Bill to Create Public Awareness Campaign on Child Car SafetyAn Assembly panel recently approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Cleopatra Tucker, Ralph Caputo and Thomas Giblin to create a public awareness campaign on the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.
"Every year, heartbreaking and preventable deaths occur when children are left unattended in cars," said Tucker (D-Essex). "Making parents and child caretakers more aware of the dangers that exist will hopefully help prevent future tragedies."