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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Moriarty, Coughlin & Mukherji Bill Requiring Advance Notice Prior to Remote Disabling of Automobiles Signed into Law

Asm. Paul Moriarty Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Craig Coughlin and Raj Mukherji that would require sufficient warning before a consumer's vehicle is disabled remotely for failure to make a payment was signed into law on Wednesday.

"These devices are akin to having a predatory debt collector riding in the car with the borrower, ready to strike at the slightest mistake," said Moriarty (D-Gloucester/Camden)...

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