Assembly Consumer Affairs

The Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee is charged with protecting consumer rights in New Jersey, particularly issues such as safeguarding against identity theft, restricting telemarketing, and protecting cell phone and calling card consumers against fraud.
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Assembly Panel to Hold Hearing on Airline Passengers' Rights

Forcible Removal of Passenger from Recent United Flight Prompts Legislative Focus on Air Travel

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty announced Friday that the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to address the rights of airline passengers.

"Everyone who boards a plane in New Jersey deserves to know that they will be respected. A hearing will allow the legislature to ask questions and then take any necessary action to ensure that passengers are safe and treated with dignity," said Prieto (D-Bergen/Hudson).

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