Downey & Houghtaling Bill Allowing Notaries to Work Remotely Passes Assembly

TRENTON – A notary public would be able to perform certain notarial work remotely under legislation approved Wednesday by the Assembly, 78-0-1.

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Houghtaling Bill Expediting Licensing for Out-of-State Doctors Approved by Legislature

In an effort to ensure New Jersey has as many medical professionals as possible to help the state deal with the current COVID-19 pandemic, a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling expediting the licensure of certain medical professionals unanimously passed the full Senate Thursday. It previously passed the full Assembly Monday by a unanimous vote.

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Assembly Advances Downey Bill Expanding Work Protections for COVID-19 Patients

With the goal to create protections for certain employees if they must quarantine as a result of COVID-19, the full Assembly approved a measure (A-3848) sponsored by Assemblywoman Joann Downey (D-Monmouth) that would prohibit any employer during a state of emergency involving COVID-19 from terminating or refusing to reinstate an employee who requests or takes time off from work because they have or are likely to have COVID-19.

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Downey Bill Funding Healthcare Facility Sanitizing & Cleaning Needs Passes Assembly

TRENTON – Aiming to help healthcare facilities meet increased sanitization needs during the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee and the full Assembly passed a measure sponsored by Assemblywoman Joann Downey this Monday.

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Houghtaling-Downey Bill Extending Primary Election Filing Passes Assembly

TRENTON – A measure revising requirements for candidates running in the 2020 New Jersey primaries was approved Monday by the Assembly Homeland Security and Preparedness Committee and later passed by the full Assembly.

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District 11 Legislative Offices Closed Through March 31

Out of an abundance of caution and to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, each of our 11th Legislative District offices, by the direction of the Assembly Speaker, has been closed through March 31. You can still contact our Ocean Township district office via the phone number (732) 695-3371; however, please be prepared to leave a detailed message if you are not immediately connected with a member of our staff.

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