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Wimberly and Lampitt Introduce Legislation to Deter Dog Attacks, Strengthen NJ Leash and Fencing Laws
Bill Drafted in Response to Numerous Dog Mauling Incidents in the State Involving Large Breed Dogs(TRENTON) - Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly and Pamela Lampitt have recently introduced legislation, known as the "Responsible Dog Ownership Act" to strengthen dog leashing and fencing laws in New Jersey for large breed dogs.
"To lose a child or anyone as a result of an unrestrained, unsupervised animal is unconscionable and must be prevented in everyway we can in the future," said Wimberly (D-Bergen Passaic). "A 'Beware of the Dog' sign will simply not cut it any longer. A large breed dog can be a challenge for any average sized adult to defend themselves against. A child or an elderly person has little to no chance of defense against a raging, uncontrolled animal."
Jasey, Diegnan, Mainor, Wimberly & Oliver Bill to Restrict Use of Standardized Testing for Young Students in NJ Schools Continues AdvancingAssembly approved legislation Assembly Democrats Mila Jasey, Patrick Diegnan, Charles Mainor, Benjie Wimberly and Sheila Oliver sponsored to prohibit the administration of commercially developed standardized assessments to students in grades K-2 continued to advance on Monday.
"The pressure put on students and teachers by these assessments is counterproductive to learning," said Jasey (D-Essex/Morris)...