Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities

The Telecommunications and Utilities Committee is responsible for monitoring all segments of the telecommunications and utilities industry in New Jersey. The panel oversees issues affecting cable television, the Internet, public utilities, telecommunications technologies, and the energy industry.
Democratic Research Aide:  Ben A. Graziano   
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DeAngelo Bill to Require Live Broadcasting of BPU Public Hearing Held in State Buildings Clears Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) - Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo to increase public access to Board of Public Utilities public hearings held in state buildings was approved on Monday by an Assembly panel.

"The public should be aware of the action taking place during BPU meetings," said DeAngelo (D-Mercer, Middlesex). "This legislation will improve access and transparency of public meetings. It will also give residents the opportunity to be informed even when they cannot attend the meetings in person."

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Transient Housing Regulation, ATM/Credit Card Protections, Self-Driving Vehicle Insurance, Anti-Smoking, Opioid Antidotes, Tuition Transparency, Sandy Victim Help & Affordable Housing Highlight Monday Assembly Committees

Also on Tap: Telemedicine, Amusement Games at Airports, Criminalizing Flakka & Racial/Ethnic Impact Statements for Sentencing Measures

Regulating transient housing services such as Airbnb, ATM and credit card protections, self-driving vehicle insurance, anti-smoking legislation, opioid antidotes, tuition and fee transparency, Sandy victim mortgage relief and affordable housing legislation highlight Monday's Assembly committee hearings.

Also on tap: telemedicine, amusement games at airports, criminalizing flakka and requiring a racial and ethnic impact statement for bills and regulations affecting sentencing…

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