Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations

The Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee concerns itself with legislation reducing governmental bureaucracy or "red tape" and affecting the state's casinos and horse racing industries. The panel also works to ensure that the Executive Branch implements laws as intended by the Legislature. It is also tasked with liasing with counterparts at the federal level on laws and issues that impact New Jersey.
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Video: Chaparro invites Trump to come to NJ & meet residents impacted by his immigration policies

(TRENTON) – Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro (D-Hudson) made the following comments Friday during an Assembly hearing on the impact of President Trump’s immigration ban on New Jersey. The hearing was held by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee.

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Video: Gusciora on Trump Immigration Ban – ‘America was given a black eye’

(TRENTON) - Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) made the following comments Friday during an Assembly hearing on the impact of President Trump's immigration ban on New Jersey. The hearing was held by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee chaired by Gusciora.

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Video: Jimenez on the Fears Caused by Trump's Immigration Ban

Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez (D-Hudson) made the following comments Friday during an Assembly hearing on the impact of President Trump's immigration ban on New Jersey. The hearing was held by the Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee.

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Assembly Panel to Hold Hearing on Impact of Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies

The Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Reform and Federal Relations Committee will meet tomorrow in Trenton to receive testimony from invited guests on the impact of the Trump administration's executive orders on immigration and immigration enforcement.

Expected to testify are representatives from the ACLU, Working Families Alliance, Seton Hall University's immigrants' rights clinic, Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services, Wind of the Spirit, American Friends Service Committee, Interfaith RISE, and Deportation & Immigration Response to Emergencies (D.I.R.E).

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Greenwald Statement on Congressional Passage of Measure Revoking Mental Health Background Checks for Firearms

Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) issued the following statement on Congress' passage of House Joint Resolution 40, revoking the Social Security Administration rule that helps provide mental health background checks for firearms by requiring the agency to report beneficiaries with severe mental health disabilities to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS):

"This is a shameful move on the part of Congress. This is not about infringing on the second amendment rights of law abiding citizens, but about keeping guns out of the hands of those who might be mentally unfit. By revoking this rule, Congress is putting Americans at risk.

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