Laser pointer bill vetoed; others signed

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today took action on legislation, vetoing a bill regulating laser pointers, as well as signing several others.



SCS for S-533/ACS for A-1401 (Norcross, Oroho/Wilson, Chivukula, Space, McHose) – The “Common Sense Shared Services Pilot Program Act”; concerns shared service agreements and joint contracts, in certain municipalities, for certain tenured local employees under “Uniform Shared Services and Consolidation Act”

S-2052/A-3132 (Singer, Beck/Vanieri Huttle, Sumter, Angelini, Benson) – Establishes bill of rights for continuing care retirement community residents

SJR-51/AJR-50 (Whelan/Conaway) – Designates November of each year as “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month”

A-732/S-2543 (Eustace, Schepisi/Beach, Madden) – Makes it a crime of the third degree to practice or represent oneself to others concerning certain licensed or certified health care related professions

A-4188/S-2740 (A.M. Bucco/A.R. Bucco, Codey) – Concerns requirements to report newly hired employees

AJR-65/SJR-64 (S. Kean, Angelini, Giblin/Beck) – Designates February as “Turner Syndrome Awareness Month”



S-116/A-3595 (Rice, Ruiz/Tucker, Vanieri Huttle, Wimberly) – CONDITIONAL – Establishes Disparity in Treatment of Persons with Disabilities in Underrepresented Communities Commission in DCA

S-418/A-3169 (Van Drew, Allen/Albano) – ABSOLUTE – Prohibits sale of certain laser pointers that exceed certain power output