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Video: Oliver on Her Bill to Combat Fraudulent Deed RecordingsAssembly Speaker Emeritus Sheila Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic) discusses her legislation (A-3828) to enhance protections against fraudulent deed recordings. Oliver introduced the bill after a report by The Star-Ledger last year on deed fraud. The bill was released Monday by the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.
Watch the video here.
Wimberly, Vainieri Huttle, Oliver, Tucker & Quijano Bill to Ensure Equal Access to State Contracts for Women- & Minority-Owned Businesses Continues to AdvanceLegislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Sheila Oliver, Cleopatra Tucker and Annette Quijano to ensure that women- and minority-owned businesses in New Jersey have equal access to state contracts cleared a Senate panel on Monday.
"While progress has been made, women- and minority-business owners continue to face challenges that limit their ability to grow," said Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic). "The provisions in this legislation are necessary to ensure that the equality of opportunity guaranteed by federal and state law are available to minority-owned and women-owned businesses in this state..."
Oliver, Giblin, Tucker, Caputo & Chiaravalloti Bill to Protect Property Owners from Deed Fraud Clears Assembly PanelAn Assembly panel on Monday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Sheila Oliver, Thomas Giblin, Cleopatra Tucker, Ralph Caputo and Nicholas Chiaravalloti to help prevent deed fraud and protect property owners from losing their homes to scammers.
Oliver spearheaded the bill after being notified by the Essex County Register of Deeds and Mortgages about how prevalent and simple it was for scammers to steal someone else's property using public records.
"These individuals are taking advantage of public information to steal people's homes right out from under them," said Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic). "This notification requirement provides an additional safeguard to help prevent fraud and protect property owners from becoming victims."