Alimony reform bill passed by Senate, awaits Gov. Christie’s signature

TRENTON – A bill that eliminates permanent alimony and revises certain standards for alimony awards was passed today by the Senate by a 30 to 2 margin. 

The alimony reform bill, the same version of which was passed by the Assembly by a 75-0-4 margin on June 26, establishes durational limits and enumerates certain factors concerning modification and termination of alimony. 

The bill, sponsored by state Assemblyman Pamela Lampitt (D-6) and state Senator Sandra Cunnigham (D-31) among other legilslators, now goes to Governor Chris Christie’s desk for his signature. 

Alimony reform bill passed by Senate, awaits Gov. Christie’s signature