Governor Phil Murphy

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Governor Murphy Takes Action On Legislation


TRENTON – Today, Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law: 

A-1076/S-2638 (Speight, McKnight, Timberlake/T. Kean, Gill) - Requires AG to collect, record, analyze, and report certain prosecutorial and criminal justice data 

A-3996/S-2451 (Lopez, McKnight, Karabinchak/Ruiz, Vitale) -  Permits modification of scope of work or terms and conditions of contract between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic 

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed the following bills:

S-2362/A-3957 (Singleton, Addiego/Wimberly, Vainieri Huttle, Sumter) - Makes FY 2020 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $5 million to DCA for NJSHARES - S.M.A.R.T. Program

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S-2419/A-3143 (Scutari/Kennedy) - Concerns local government regulation of installation, maintenance and repair of perimeter fence intrusion protection systems, other alarm systems, and locksmithing services 

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Governor Murphy absolute vetoed the following bill:

S-2788/A-4479 (Ruiz, Pou/Vainieri Huttle, Greenwald, Jasey) - Provides supplemental payments to long-term care facility staff providing direct care services during COVID-19 pandemic

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