Christie Signs, Vetoes Legislation

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

Chris Christie signed five bills and vetoed two others on Thursday, Save Jerseyans. Here’s the list for your reading pleasure:

Christie at desk signing budgetBILLS SIGNED:

S-69/A-1080 (Codey, Madden/Quijano, Spencer Munoz, DeAngelo, Fuentes, Moriarty) – Increases fine and imposes license suspension for talking or texting on hand-held device while driving

S-1912/A-3048 (Madden, Oroho/Diegnan, Giblin) – ‟Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act;” establishes measures to ensure health of student-athletes

S-2151/A-3315 (Scutari, Pou/Green, Caride, Stender) – Strengthens enforceability of premarital and pre-civil union agreements

S-2532/A-3860 (Sarlo, Oroho/Vainieri Huttle, Spencer, Giblin, Webber, Sumter) – Clarifies charitable contributions are not a factor in determining where person is domiciled under New Jersey gross income tax

A-4036/S-2726 (Albano, Andrzejczak, Riley/Van Drew, Kyrillos) – Establishes directed bait and human food fishery for menhaden, and clarifies existing law regarding taking of menhaden


S-1921/A-3250 (Lesniak/Wilson, Caride, Giblin) – ABSOLUTE – Establishes animal cruelty offense of cruel confinement of a gestating pig (click here to read veto message)

S-2291/A-3546 (Rice, Singer/Riley, Burzichelli, Lampitt, DiMaio) – CONDITIONAL – Eliminates requirement that full-time students at a county college in New Jersey maintain health insurance coverage (click here to read veto message)

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  1. Why must students have health insurance? I didn't in college. I turned down COBRA because it was too expensive and that was my right to do so.

  2. AFP Americans for Prosperity , is in Trenton keeping tabs on Legislature today. Bunch of bad bills on tap, including ObamaCare awareness (A3878), corporate welfare/prevailing wage (A3680), municipal property tax bailout (S2595). Follow s n Twitter for updates! @AFP_NewJersey

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