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Zwicker Bill: No Ifs, Ands or Bots Involving Purchases, Elections

December 7, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Looking to strike a balance between innovation, transparency, consumer protection and business bottom lines, a bill prohibiting the use of an online “bot” to communicate or interact for the purpose of misleading during a purchase, or to influence an election, cleared the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee ...

Bateman Bill Opens the Door for Man's Best Friend at NJ Breweries

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman to allow dogs in New Jersey breweries has passed the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

“One of the biggest challenges any small business owner will face is increasing foot traffic. Our bill will increase foot AND paw traffic for local breweries,” Senator Bateman (R-16) said.

Bill Would Deny NJ Tuition Aid to Students Convicted of Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean.

The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee.

More than 200 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States since 1838, and 40 students have died ...

NJ Assembly Committee Takes First Step to Legalize Marijuana

TRENTON, NJ – After hearing from communities and all potential stakeholders throughout New Jersey, the Assembly Appropriations Committee Monday approved a measure that would set new, unprecedented regulation in the state for the possession, personal use, and sale of cannabis.

Currently Colorado, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts and Michigan have ...

Murphy Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp Farming in New Jersey

 

TRENTON, NJ – It is now legal to grow hemp in New Jersey.

Seeking to expand the state’s commercial hemp market and spur economic growth, Assembly Members Nancy Pinkin and Verlina Reynolds-Jackson sponsored the legislation to allow industrial hemp farming in New Jersey which was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday.

“More than twenty industrial ...

Bateman Introduces "Timothy J. Piazza Law" to Punish Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - Following the tragic death of a local teen, Senator Kip Bateman has introduced the “Timothy J. Piazza Law,” to increase criminal penalties for hazing.

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State University student, died on Feb. 4, 2017 during a fraternity hazing ritual. Timothy’s death was captured by a video that showed Penn State University fraternity ...

NJ Legislators Approve Bill Banning 3-D Guns

TRENTON, NJ – No Ghost Guns. No 3-D Firearms. And no purchasing any component used in making either of these weapons.

Legislation banning the manufacturing of any untraceable or covert firearm was approved 68-5-3 by the full Assembly and the Senate 31-0 Monday.

The bill (A-3129)- sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Gary Schaer and Annette Quijano - would make it illegal to ...

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