Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness

The Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee is responsible for monitoring the protection of citizens of the State of New Jersey. The panel oversees issues affecting counter-terrorism, risk assessments, infrastructure protections, emergency communications, border security and cyber security.
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Quijano, Mukherji, Vainieri Huttle, Eustace, Jones & McKeon Measure to Secure At-Risk Nonprofits Clears Assembly

Asw. Annette Quijano Pilot Program Would Allow Vulnerable Entities to Receive Security Funding

Legislation Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Tim Eustace, Patricia Egan Jones and John McKeon sponsored to increase security at New Jersey nonprofit organizations determined to be at an elevated risk for attacks gained General Assembly approval on Thursday.

"As I discussed this issue with different nonprofits within and outside of my district, I began to see that members of these communities have a legitimate concern regarding their safety," said Quijano (D-Union). "As chair of the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee, I believe we have an obligation to ensure that they have personnel on-site who can prevent and protect New Jersey residents from acts of targeted violence."

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Transgender Rights, No Secret Public Whistleblower Settlements, Police & Fire Manage Own Pension & Banning PANYNJ from Enforcing Trump Muslim Ban Highlight Thursday Assembly Session

Also on Tap: Help for Ocean Grove Fire Victims, Nonprofit Homeland Security Grants, County Storm Preparedness, Freight Rail Safety & Domestic Violence Prevention & Response

A transgender rights bill package, no secret public whistleblower lawsuit settlements, giving police and firefighters control of their own pension fund, requiring firearms seizure when mental health professional determines a threat, prohibiting the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from enforcing President Trump's Muslim ban top Thursday's voting session...

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Mazzeo, Houghtaling, Downey, Andrzejczak & Land Bill to Bolster Disaster Preparedness in At-Risk Counties Clears Committee

Asm. Vince Mazzeo Measure Would Establish Biennial Risk Assessment, Provide Funding for Counties Prone to Weather-Related Disasters

Legislation Assembly Democrats Vince Mazzeo, Eric Houghtaling, Joann Downey, Bob Andrzejczak and Bruce Land sponsored to help minimize damage during severe weather events was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee.

"More than four years after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey continues to repair the damage, and families continue to deal with the financial and emotional toll of the storm. Fostering connections between the state and counties most prone to catastrophic storm damage can reduce the likelihood of similar devastation in the future," said Mazzeo (D-Atlantic)...

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Quijano, Mukherji, Vainieri Huttle & Eustace Measure to Secure At-Risk Nonprofits Advances

Asw. Annette Quijano Pilot Program Would Allow Vulnerable Groups to Receive Security Funding

Legislation Assembly Democrats Annette Quijano, Raj Mukherji, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Tim Eustace sponsored to increase security at New Jersey nonprofit organizations determined to be at an elevated risk for attacks was advanced Monday by an Assembly committee.

"As I discussed this issue with different nonprofits within and outside of my district, I began to see that members of these communities have a legitimate concern regarding their safety," said Quijano (D-Union)...

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