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Burzichelli, Greenwald, Ramos, Conaway & Caride Bill Barring Employers from Demanding Facebook Login Info One Step Closer to Law
Assembly Concurs With Gov's Conditional Veto RecommendationsThe full Assembly on Monday unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Assemblymen John Burzichelli, Louis Greenwald, Ruben Ramos, Jr., Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. and Marlene Caride that would bar employers and colleges from requiring current or prospective employees or students to turn over their login information for social networking websites as a condition of employment or acceptance.
The bill now incorporates several changes made by Gov. Christie in his conditional veto issued earlier this month while still maintaining protections for current and prospective employees.
Greenwald & Caride Bill to Help Inform Residents of Places to Fuel Up During Emergencies Approved by AssemblyLegislation Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Assemblywoman Marline Caride sponsored to create a database that will make it easier for the state to communicate locations of gas stations, including those with back-up generators, to the public during a crisis or ongoing emergency was approved 56-20-2 Monday by the Assembly.
"When Sandy hit, residents were scrambling all over the state to locate places to buy fuel," said Greenwald (D-Camden, Burlington). "We were driving miles to find an open gas station. The time spent in long lines and searching was, to say the least, frustrating..."
Oliver & Greenwald Hail First Final Legislative Approvals for Gun Violence Prevention Bills as Push for High-Capacity Ammunition Ban ContinuesAssembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald on Monday hailed the Assembly votes giving the first final legislative approvals to bills stemming from the its gun violence prevention effort.
"Today represents a key step toward the Assembly's goal of a safer New Jersey. These bills will improve school security, keep guns away from those who shouldn't be able to purchase them, enhance efforts by law enforcement and get unlawful weapons off our streets. Still, our work is far from done, and I look forward to giving final legislative approval to more common sense gun violence prevention bills in the weeks ahead, all while continuing our effort to get a bill limiting ammunition magazine capacity into law..."
Greenwald: 'Too Close to Home' Roselle Park Incident Shows Need to Reduce High-Capacity Magazines in New JerseyNew Jersey Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) on Thursday said the recent arrest in Roselle Park shows the urgent need for New Jersey to crack down on high-capacity ammunition magazines:
""While we are all deeply thankful that no harm came of this individual's plans, we cannot afford to wait until tragedy strikes in New Jersey to do the right thing. Limiting magazine capacity to 10 rounds is the kind of common sense reform we need in New Jersey to prevent gun violence..."