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DeAngelo, Eustace, Mukherji & Holley Bill to Create Registry of Organizations Providing Services to Veterans Advances(TRENTON) - Legislation Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo, Tim Eustace, Raj Mukherji and Jamel Holley sponsored to create a "one-stop shop" for military veterans seeking assistance in New Jersey heads to the Governor's desk after recent approval by the full Senate, 38-0.
The bill (A-3748) would require the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs to create a comprehensive online registry of organizations providing services to veterans. Inclusion on the webpage would not constitute an endorsement of an organization by the department or state.
"Men and women in uniform make sacrifices to help people here at home and all around the world, but when they need a little help themselves, they sometimes find the system difficult to navigate," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer/Middlesex), vice-chair of the Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee. "Creating a registry is a simple task that can go a long way toward making life easier for some of our nation's finest citizens."
DeAngelo, Holley, Mazzeo & Downey Bill to Establish Plan to Publish Missing Persons Alerts Goes to GovernorLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Wayne DeAngelo, Jamel Holley, Vincent Mazzeo and Joann Downey to expand the reach of missing persons notices via social media was approved 38-0 Thursday by the Senate, giving it final legislative approval.
"Just as people use outlets like Facebook and Twitter to connect with friends and family, law enforcement officials can also use social media to reach the public when someone is missing," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer/Middlesex)...
DeAngelo, Giblin & Singleton Bill to Establish Licensure Procedures for Pool and Spa Service Contractors; Creates 7-Member Advisory Committee Passes Assembly(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo, Thomas Giblin and Troy Singleton to put in place safety procedures and trade guidelines for pool and spa contractors in New Jersey cleared the full Assembly on Thursday, 53-13-7.
"As it stands now, it is too easy for an individual to claim they are certified and knowledgeable in pool and spa contracting without actually having completed certification," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex). "Just as plumbing and electrical contractors, pool and spa contractors should have to meet certain certification requirements and safety guidelines."
Mosquera, Jones, DeAngelo, Mazzeo, Johnson & Houghtaling Bill to Allow NJ Overseas Voters to Cast Ballots Passes Assembly(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Patricia Jones, Wayne DeAngelo, Vince Mazzeo and Gordon Johnson to expand voting rights for overseas residents, especially military personnel received final legislative approval, 69-2-2, in the Assembly on Thursday.
The bill (A-2815) revises the "Overseas Residents Absentee Voting Law" to more closely resemble the federal Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act by incorporating into New Jersey law those provisions that have not yet been adopted.
Singleton, Speaker Prieto, DeAngelo, Lagana & Houghtaling Bill to Require Debt Affordability Study in Annual Debt Report AdvancesMeasure Aimed at Reducing State Debt, Restoring Credit Rating
Legislation Assemblyman Troy Singleton, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo, Joseph Lagana and Eric Houghtaling sponsored to help keep debt levels affordable in New Jersey and restore the state's credit rating gained approval from the General Assembly on Thursday.
"Reports about our mounting state debt are disconcerting, to say the least," said Singleton (D-Burlington). "Fiscal responsibility can't be achieved blindly. We need a comprehensive and precise forecast on what we can and cannot afford in order to create more sound fiscal policies for the future."