Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy Takes Action on Legislation


TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed the following bills into law:   

S-559/A-3277 (Codey, Cryan/Vainieri Huttle, Quijano, Dunn) – Requires parent or guardian to notify child care centers if child will be absent; requires child care centers to notify parent or guardian in event of unexcused child absence

S-1028/A-3601 (Ruiz, Turner, Singleton/Quijano, McKnight, Timberlake) – Allocates Amistad Commission in but not of DOE; requires commission to elect chairperson and appoint executive director; requires public schools to include instruction on accomplishments and contributions of African Americans to American society

S-1245/A-2768 (Gopal, Cruz-Perez/Houghtaling, Murphy, Dancer) – Establishes housing of equine-related farm employees in facilities with horses under certain conditions as "Right to Farm" permissible activity; requires State Agriculture Development Committee adoption of agricultural management practice that permits such housing

S-1936/A-2450 (Sweeney, T. Kean/Benson, Murphy, Vainieri Huttle) – Requires DOT Commissioner to advertise availability of certain transportation programs and services