Christie Signs ALS Contribution Bill, Vetoes Microbead Ban

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

Christie at desk signing budgetI’m a little disappointed in the ALS Association bill for reasons I’ve discussed at-length in the past, Save Jerseyans, despite the fact that it’s voluntary, but having discussed that one to death already, here’s the general run-down from today’s bill signings (and issued veto statements):

BILL SIGNINGS:

A-2576/S-2516 (Mukheriji, Quijano, Pinkin, Garcia/Vitale, Smith) – “Parkinson’s Disease Public Awareness and Education Act”

A-2603/S-2405 (Diegnan, Webber/Gill) – Allows corporations to indemnify corporate agents without approval from board of directors

A-2717/S-2065 (Vainieri Huttle, Jasey, Mosquera, Tucker, Garcia, Lampitt/Vitale, Whelan) – Requires one-time application for requesting services for individuals with developmental disabilities from DCF and DHS

A-2934/S-2002 (Coughlin, Ciattarelli, Moriarty, Giblin/Vitale, Barnes) – Permits the incorporation of psychologists

A-3290/S-2396 (Singleton, Vainieri Huttle, Benson, Conaway, Garcia, Riley, Mosquera, Caputo/O’Toole, Sarlo) – Allows gross income taxpayers to use their gross income tax returns to make voluntary contributions to ALS Association for services to New Jersey residents

BILLS VETOED:

ACS for A-3083/SCS S-2178 – (Diegnan, Moriarty, Eustace, Stender, Caride, Sumter/Bateman, Greenstein) – CONDITIONAL – Prohibits manufacture, sale or promotion of personal care products containing microbeads [click here for veto statement]

A-3423/S-2510 (Burzichelli, Riley, Watson Coleman/Sweeney, Allen) – CONDITIONAL – Allows charitable assets set aside from the sale of a nonprofit hospital to a for-profit entity to be allocated to a successor nonprofit hospital acquiring the for-profit hospital [click here for veto statement]