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Prieto Statement on Christie’s Gutting of Bill to Expand & Improve New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave Program

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Bergen/Hudson) weighed in Friday on Gov. Christie's conditional veto that gutted legislation he sponsored to expand and improve New Jersey's Paid Family leave program to help working families throughout the state.

The bill (A-4927) would have expanded leave times, provided higher compensation to those taking leave, covered more family members, improved job protections and boosted awareness of the program.

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Vainieri Huttle, Prieto & Downey Bill to Crackdown on Child Pornographers, Stiffen Penalties Now Law

Legislation is Designed to Address Technological Advances which have Made Mass Distribution Easier
Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblywoman Joann Downey to broaden the state's child pornography laws and substantially boost penalties in order to keep pace with changes in technology has been signed into law.

The law (A-4859) establishes additional penalties for child pornography crimes by expanding the definition of child pornography to include the portrayal of a child in a sexual manner; establishing the crime of "leader of child pornography network"; and enhancing penalties and revising the sentencing provisions for these crimes.

"This law is designed to address the disturbing changes in the child pornography industry that have unfortunately been aided by technology, but are not adequately addressed by our current laws..," said Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen).

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Prieto & Giblin Bill to Crack Down on Plumbing, HVACR Contractors Practicing Without a License Now Law

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblyman Thomas Giblin that would make it a fourth degree crime to advertise or perform plumbing or heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration services without proper credentials has been signed into law.

"Through increased penalties, we aim to better protect the public interest and safety by deterring unscrupulous and unqualified contractors from swindling residents out of time and money," said Prieto (D-Hudson).

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