New Jersey Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation

TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy signed the following bills into law:

  • S-356/A-3089 (Gopal, Stanfield/Benson, Haider, Spearman) – Provides for lifetime disqualification from operating commercial motor vehicle and transportation network company vehicle for persons convicted of human trafficking
  • S-399/A-3146 (Johnson, A.M. Bucco/Park, Jaffer, Greenwald) – Increases contribution limit by counties and municipalities to volunteer first aid, ambulance, and rescue squads
  • S-906/A-2847 (Diegnan, Holzapfel/Benson, McKnight) – Authorizes transfer on death (TOD) of title to motor vehicle
  • A-1115/S-1679 (Chaparro, Reynolds-Jackson, Danielsen/Pou, Turner) – Requires DEP to prioritize funding for environmental infrastructure projects for applicants with established program to employ, at project or related facilities, local residents or residents of nearby urban aid qualifying municipalities

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed the following bills:

  • A-642/S-1369 (Coughlin, Dancer/Vitale) – CONDITIONAL – Concerns use of steel slag as aggregate

Copy of Statement

  • A-2472/S-510 (McGuckin, Moriarty, Auth, Piperno/Cryan) – CONDITIONAL – Establishes bribery in official and political matters applies to person soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept benefit as consideration to act even though not yet in office or otherwise qualified to act

Copy of Statement