Fines for motorists who do not give enough space to cyclists and pedestrians on the road. Tougher penalties for turbidity in schools and colleges. A ban on companies distributing single-use plastic bags to customers. These are just some of the new laws that will come into force in 2022. The list could grow if Gov. Phil Murphy signs more legislation passed during the lame legislature, which ends at noon on Jan. 11. The bipartisan bill is similar to the “travel law” that protects first responders on highways. It would require drivers to cross a lane when passing if it is safe, or to leave a distance of four feet between the car and the person passed. If it`s not safe, a driver should slow down to 25 miles per hour. “Every New Jersey deserves a safe and affordable place to live,” Governor Murphy said. “With these new laws, we are fulfilling our commitment to building stronger communities and ensuring that no one in New Jersey, especially the most vulnerable among us, spends a night without a home… Governor Phil Murphy today signed a bill that will improve enforcement of mental health parity laws by improving transparency and accountability regarding mental health treatment and substance use disorder coverage for New Jersey residents.
The new laws will help homeowners facing the prospect of foreclosure and pave the way for the community`s revival by tackling rot. Many of these measures were recommended in a September 2018 report by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner`s Special Committee on Home Foreclosures. The four laws signed today will promote smart weapons technology, expand the list of crimes that exclude a person from gun ownership, strengthen anti-trafficking laws, and support suicide prevention efforts. The law also creates a two-year time limit for parties to file sexual abuse claims that would be time-barred even with the new statute of limitations, and expands the categories of potential defendants in civil suits. New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are launching #GoGreenNJ, a social media campaign to promote simple tips New Jerseyans can do at home to protect the environment and reduce the impact of climate change. New laws will help students understand the true cost of college education and protect student borrowers Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed the following bill: S2557 (Singleton, Orho/DeAngelo, Lampitt, Sumter) – Relates to stop-work orders related to prevailing wages and the employment of construction workers. A4342 w/GR (Tully, Swain, Benson, Egan Jones/Lagana) “I want to talk to those who might be on the fence. I do not know if you have been arrested for marijuana. Please put yourselves on the right side so that we can make history so that our young men and women can go on with their lives.
It all depends on Monday`s vote. Please, we need your help. This governor is working hard with the legislature to make a difference. We need your vote on Monday so that our family members can start living again. From now on, here`s a look at what the legislature had in mind in 2021, which will affect New Jerseyans in the new year: The bill directs the Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for secondary school trustees, in consultation with the Commissioner of Labour and Human Resource Development, to coordinate with the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council. raise awareness and encourage student participation in learning. Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed S2986, which requires hotels with more than 100 rooms to provide panic devices to protect hotel employees from acts of violence such as sexual assault and sexual harassment in the performance of household chores. The governor also announced the creation of the Early Years Division as part of DOE New Jersey`s 2022-2023 legislature, which began on January 11, 2022.
The following legislation has recently been adopted. “President Trump`s ill-fated effort to include the citizenship issue has always been a thinly veiled attempt to intimidate various states like New Jersey.” “Between May 29 and July 8, there were 176 emergency room visits due to heat-related illnesses,” said government epidemiologist Dr. Tina Tan. “It`s important for residents to drink plenty of fluids, spend time in cool places, and reduce or reschedule physical activity.” Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 75, which ordered the flags of the United States and New Jersey to fly with half the staff on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, to honor the life of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. The governor`s fiscal year 2020 budget includes a $100 million increase in the government`s general fund grant to the agency and a commitment not to increase rates based on its adoption S362 w/GR (Rice/Sumter, Jasey, Reynolds-Jackson) — provides that restrictions on affordable housing will not be lifted through foreclosure procedures. S1758 w/GR (Weinberg, Ruiz/Murphy, Benson, Zwicker) – Codifies the vacation program given for state employees on professional, executive and unclassified service.
S3465 w/GR (Pou, Kean/Bramnick, Jimenez, Carter) – Revises examination and licensing requirements for mortuary education. New Jersey leaders in Trenton have just completed a stream of activities that could have a direct impact on your life. “In a state as dense as New Jersey — and a state that depends on safe and modern transportation infrastructure — it`s important to make investments to keep our roads and bridges in good shape,” said Governor Murphy. Gas tax money will help improve infrastructure locally From the New Jersey Department of Transportation Consider restricting travel tomorrow, if possible From the New Jersey Department of Transportation “Anticipando las inminentes redadas de ICE de la Administración Trump, estamos comunicando de manera proactiva con nuestras comunidades inmigrantes para asegurar que sepan que los apoyamos y que estamos preparados para hacer todo lo posible para Protegerlos.” As governor, I have made forward-looking energy policies based on New Jersey`s transformation to a clean energy economy a top priority for my administration,” said Governor Phil Murphy. A5000 w/GR (Mosquera, Reynolds-Jackson, Wimberly/Singleton, Oroho, Addiego) – Requires DCA to create and maintain a database of residential properties in foreclosure. Interns have completed classroom testing, have almost completed the final phase of on-the-job training New Jersey stores will soon have to remove cosmetics from their shelves when tested on animals, thanks to S1726. It bans animal testing and extends current experimentation. New Jersey has already banned animal testing for products in the state if a validated and alternative method exists. But this law prohibits the sale of items that have been tested on animals outside the state. Governor Phil Murphy today nominated the following candidates, which require the advice and approval of the Senate.
Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law S1036, which provides that the Attorney General will take charge of the investigation and prosecution of a crime involving the death of a person that occurred during a meeting with a law enforcement officer acting in his or her official capacity, or while the deceased was in custody.