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Eustace, Lagana, Mosquera, Vainieri Huttle & Wimberly Bill to Protect Against Flooding & Boost Smart Development Goes to Governor's Desk(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Tim Eustace, Joseph Lagana, Gabriela Mosquera, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Benjie Wimberly to help protect the public against flooding and facilitate smart development was recently given final legislative approval in the Senate.
The legislation (A-1726) directs the Department of Environmental Protection to update its delineations of flood hazard areas when the Federal Emergency Management Agency issues changes based upon flood risk or at least once every 15 years.
Lagana, Mazzeo, Eustace, Andrzejczak & Vainieri Huttle Bill to Improve Delivery of Long-Term & Community-Based Services for the Elderly Heads to Gov’s Desk
Three-Bill Package Based on State Audit is also Designed to Maximize Federal Funding to Save New Jersey Taxpayers MoneyA three-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana, Vince Mazzeo, Tim Eustace, Bob Andrzejczak and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to improve the delivery of state programs and services for the elderly in order to maximize their independence and protect taxpayer dollars gained final legislative approval on Thursday and now awaits action by the governor.
"Essentially these bills provide a number of fixes that will increase the efficiency of existing programs designed to aid some of our most frail and vulnerable residents," said Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic). "At the same time, these bills also call for better notification procedures in order to make sure seniors are aware that they may be eligible for critical safety net programs."
Vainieri Huttle, Mosquera, McKeon, Benson & Sumter ‘Sexual Assault Survivor Protection Act of 2015’ Heads to Governor’s DeskLegislation Would Permit Victims without Ties to Offenders to Seek Protective Orders
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Gabriela Mosquera, John McKeon, Daniel Benson and Shavonda Sumter to allow more victims of sexual assault to seek protective orders against their perpetrators recently received final legislative approval from the General Assembly.
"Simply seeing an abuser - whether he or she is a new acquaintance or an old friend - forces many sexual assault survivors to relive the trauma of having been violated, and current law says they have no option but to suffer in silence," said Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen)…
Bipartisan Vainieri Huttle Bill to Shine Light on the Port Authority Signed Into LawBi-state, bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle to increase transparency at the troubled Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has officially been signed into law.
The new law (S-2183/A-3350) will now require the agency to be subjected to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act and the New York Freedom of Information Law, making its records readily accessible upon request for inspection, copying or examination.