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Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation, 4 bills become law, 2 vetoed

Today, 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 vehicles and transportation network company vehicles 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 vehicles. 

A-1115/S-1679 (Chaparro, Reynolds-Jackson, Danielsen/Pou, Turner) - Requires DEP to prioritize funding for environmental infrastructure projects for applicants with established programs 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 the use of steel slag as aggregate

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

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