PENDING BILLS:   

  • A4906 Allows minors to serve as election workers between 5:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on elections days.
  • A3847 Provides paid leave without utilizing accumulated leave time for local government employees under certain circumstances.
  • A4655 Limits police presence at polling places and ballot drop boxes; prohibits electioneering within 100 feet of ballot drop box\
  • A2877 - Concerns municipal property registration ordinances to address risk of blight
  • A862 - Permits municipalities to refund excess property taxes paid by taxpayer who wins assessment appeal as property tax credit.
  • S685 - Permits municipal, county, and regional police and fire forces to establish five-year residency requirement for police officers and firefighters; allows exceptions to requirement under certain circumstances.
  • A5306  - Allows certain voters residing overseas to vote in certain elections in this State depending on overseas residency or intent to return.
  • S2921 - Allows municipalities to designate outdoor areas upon which people may consume alcoholic beverages.
  • S379 - Makes various changes to law addressing meetings of public bodies to provide public with greater access to meetings and information about meetings.
  • S380 - Makes certain access changes to open public records act; requires inclusion of certain State financial information on open data website; creates program for development of local websites; makes appropriation

NEWLY ENACTED LAWS:

OPRA DECISIONS:

 

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