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MEMBERS

Find your Legislator

Locate your legislator by using the Alphabetical List of Members, an alphabetical list by Municipality, a numeric list of Legislative Districts or an Interactive Map of Legislative Districts where you can click on the part of the state in which you live and it will display your legislators.

When using the Alphabetical List of Members, all Senators are listed first, followed by Assemblymen/Assemblywomen. If you click on the legislator's name, you will be linked to his/her legislative home page.

Municipality allows you to click on the first letter of your municipality or scroll through the alphabetical list to locate it. Once you locate your municipality and click on the link it will show you all of the other municipalities that comprise your legislative district. If you then click on your district number you will be able to see the legislators for that district with their names being a link to their legislative home page.

Legislative District
enables you to click on your district number. Once you click your district number you will see the municipalities in your district, and you can click on the district number again to view your list of legislators with their names being a link to their legislative home page.

Legislative Leadership

This shows you the leadership positions and who holds them for both houses of the legislature. The legislator's names are a link to their legislative home page.

Legislative Roster

This is a district list in numeric order that gives each legislator for a district, their party, and their district office address and telephone number. The legislator's names are a link to their legislative home page

Seating Charts

This enables you to first choose whether you wish to view the Senate Seating Chart or the Assembly Seating Chart. Once you choose a link, a floor diagram of the chambers is displayed showing where each legislator sits with a link to their legislative home page.



BILLS

Bills 2014-2015
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2012-2013 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text

Bills 2012-2013
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2012-2013 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text

Bills 2010-2011
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2010-2011 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text

Bills 2008-2009
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2008-2009 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 2006-2007
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2006-2007 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 2004-2005
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2004-2005 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 2002-2003
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2002-2003 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 2000-2001
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 2000-2001 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 1998-1999
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 1998-1999 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bills 1996-1997
You can search for a bill by Bill Number, Keyword(s), Bill Sponsor, Bill Subject, Bills in Committee, or Thesaurus. See explanations of each search type on the Bills 1998-1999 page.
Once the appropriate bill number is located you can click on the bill number to view the bill sponsors, bill history, and bill text links. Bill text is available in both PDF and HTML format. Click on the appropriate format bill link to view the bill text.

Bill Subscription Service
The subscription list is a feature that allows users to create and maintain a list of bills. This is a fast and easy way for subscribers to track a group of bills throughout the legislative session. This free service is a time saver for users who track large numbers of bills. As a subscriber, you create a list of bills that enables you to retrieve the latest status and information for all of the bills on your list.


COMMITTEES

Senate Committees

This provides a list of all the Senate committees. When you click on a committee link, a list of it's members will be displayed. When you click on the committee member's name it will take you to their legislative home page. If you click on the committee name link above the members list it will take you to a list of bills in that committee. When you click on a bill number, it will take you to a list of the bills sponsors, bill history, and links to the bill text.
The Committee Aides link below the Senate Committees link takes you to a list of all the Senate committees. When you click on a committee name it will show you the Republican, Democratic, and OLS Aide for that committee as well as their phone number. When you click on the OLS Aide's name it is a link to their e-mail.

Assembly Committees
This provides a list of all the Assembly committees. When you click on a committee link, a list of it's members will be displayed. When you click on the committee member's name it will take you to their legislative home page. If you click on the committee name link above the members list it will take you to a list of bills in that committee. When you click on a bill number, it will take you to a list of the bills sponsors, bill history, and links to the bill text.
The Committee Aides link below the Assembly Committees link takes you to a list of all the Assembly committees. When you click on a committee name it will show you the Republican, Democratic, and OLS Aide for that committee as well as their phone number. When you click on the OLS Aide's name it is a link to their e-mail.

Joint Committees

This takes you to a list of the Joint committees. When you click on a committee link, a list of it's members will be displayed. When you click on the committee member's name it will take you to their legislative home page. If you click o the committee name link above the members list it will take you to a list of bills in that committee. When you click on a bill number, it will take you to a list of the bills sponsors, bill history, and links to the bill text.


ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
  Bill History Abbreviations
1RA Introduced 1st Reading in the Assembly
1RAG First Reading in the Assembly to Concur with Governor's Recommendations
1RS Introduced 1st Reading in the Senate
1RSG First Reading in the Senate to Concur with Governor's Recommendations
2RA Second Reading in the Assembly
2RAC Second Reading in Assembly to Concur with Senate Amendments
2RAG Second Reading in Assembly to Concur with Governor's Recommendations
2RS Second Reading in the Senate
2RSC Second Reading in the Senate to Concur with Assembly Amendments
2RSG Second Reading in the Senate to Concur with Governor's Recommendations
A Assembly
Aa Assembly Floor Amendment
As Assembly Floor Substitute
ACA Assembly Committee Amendments
ACS Assembly Committee Substitute
APP Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor
AV Absolute Veto
AVOR Absolute Veto Override
AWR Introduced in Assembly without Reference
COMB Combined with another Bill
COMM Committee meeting held to report bills next session
CVOR Conditional Veto Override
FILE Filed with Secretary of State
FSS Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions Filed w/Sec. of State
LO/A Laid Over in the Assembly
LO/S Laid Over in the Senate
LSTA Lost in the Assembly
LSTS Lost in the Senate
NOTE Used for expiration date of a law, or special message
PA Passed Assembly
PBH Passed Both Houses
PS Passed Senate
PV Pocket Veto
R/A Received by the Assembly
R/S Received by the Senate
REP Reported
S Senate
Sa Senate Floor Amendment
Ss Senate Floor Substitute
SCA Senate Committee Amendments
SCS Senate Committee Substitute
SUB Substituted by another Bill
SWR Introduced in Senate without Reference
W Withdrawn from the Files
WOA Approved Without Governor's Signature - Bill Passed

Committee Acronyms
Senate Committees
SBA
Budget and Appropriations
SCM
Commerce
SCU
Community and Urban Affairs
SEG
Economic Growth
SED
Education
SEN
Environment and Energy
SHH
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens
SHI
Higher Education
SJU
Judiciary
SLA
Labor
SLP
Law and Public Safety
SLO
Legislative Oversight
SMV
Military and Veterans' Affairs
SSG
State Government,Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation
STR
Transportation


Assembly Committees
AAN Agriculture and Natural Resources
AAP Appropriations
ABU Budget
ACE Commerce and Economic Development
ACO Consumer Affairs
AED Education
AEN Environment and Solid Waste
AFI Financial Institutions and Insurance
AHE Health and Senior Services
AHI Higher Education
AHS Homeland Security and State Preparedness
AHO Housing and Community Development
AHU Human Services
AJU Judiciary
ALA Labor
ALP Law and Public Safety
AMV Military and Veterans' Affairs
ARP Regulated Professions
ARO Regulatory Oversight
ASL State and Local Government
ATU Telecommunications and Utilities
ATG Tourism and Gaming
ATR Transportation and Independent Authorities
AWC Women and Children

Note: An asterisk appearing at the end of a bill synopsis indicates that the original synopsis has been changed. Multiple asterisks indicate the number of times that a bill synopsis has been changed.





DISTRICTS

Districts by Number

This first gives you the opportunity to choose the session you wish to view and then you can click on your district number link. Once you click your district number, you will see the municipalities in your district, and you can click on the district number again to view your list of legislators. The legislator's names are a link to their legislative home page

District Map

This first gives you the opportunity to choose the session you wish to view, and then you can see how the state is divided into legislative districts and the district numbers for each part of the state.

Municipalities Index

This first gives you the opportunity to choose the session you wish to view, and then it allows you to click on the first letter of your municipality or scroll through the list to locate it. Once you locate your municipality and click on the link it will show you all of the other municipalities that comprise your legislative district. If you then click on your district number you will be able to see the legislators for that district with their names being a link to their legislative home page.


LAWS & CONSTITUTION


Statutes

This takes you to the title list of the New Jersey Statutes database. You can click on the plus sign to the left of a particular title to see all the statute sections that are within that title. You can then click on a statute section number link to see the statute text.
If you know the statute section number you are looking for you can type citation number enclosed in double quotes and click on the Search button. You can then click on the statute section number link to view the statute text.
You can also search by keyword by typing the word and then click on the Search button. If you are looking for a phrase be sure to enclose the search text in double quotes.

Chapter Laws

You first get the opportunity to click on the chapter laws by session year which gives you access to Chapter Laws and Joint Resolution for that two year period. Both the Chapter Laws and Joint Resolution have links to the bill they are regarding and the text of the law or resolution.
Also in this area, you can view a subject Index to the Chapter Laws by year. There is then a link to the Chapter Law text within the subject listing.

Constitution

This gives you the option to view the Complete Text of the New Jersey State Constitution or Search the Text of the New Jersey State Constitution.
When searching the Constitution, you can click on the plus sign to the left of a particular article to see the available sections with in that article. When you then click on the link to the section number and the section text will be displayed. You can also search by typing a keyword or phrase and then click on the Search button. If you are looking for a phrase be sure to enclose the search text in double quotes.

LEGISLATIVE PUBLICATIONS


Budget & Finance

This takes you to links from the Legislative Budget and Finance office which shows general information regarding that unit. An Analysis of the Governor's Budget link gives you the opportunity to choose the fiscal year you want to view the analysis from. You can also access a summary of the Annual Appropriations Act as well as the OLS Revenue Snapshot, a brief report that includes a narrative summary of major tax collection trends in the fiscal year, and a table that compares revenues in the current fiscal year to the comparable amount received at the same point in the prior fiscal year.

Audit Reports

This is a link to the office of the State Auditor containing general office information as well as a list of annual reports, audit reports, and quarterly reports. Click on the link in the appropriate list to view the audit text. There is also a staff directory for the office of the State Auditor available on this page

Legislative Reports

This gives a list of legislative reports issued by the Office of Legislative Services with a link to the report text.

Legislative Digest

You have access to the current Legislative Digest as well as past issues of the digest which is produced the day after a session of either house providing up to date information of legislative activity. You also have access to the Last Date of Action report which shows the status and history of any bills that were active on the specific date of the report.

Public Hearing Transcripts

This link allows you to view the full text of transcribed public hearings and meetings broken down by year. Once you click on the link for the year of the public hearings, you can then choose the hearing to view by clicking on the appropriate link.

Our Legislature

This takes you to a text explanation of how the New Jersey Legislature is designed. Information on legislators, districts, sessions, powers, etc. is all discussed in this area.

SITE INFORMATION

What's New

This area provides several links to helpful legislative information such as, but not limited to, a list of legislative commissions and an e-mail link for requesting additional legislative information.

FAQ

In this area there are several frequently asked questions with links to their answers.

Links

This area provides links to other helpful state and federal web sites.

Contact Us

This gives you an opportunity to contact our webmaster for information concerning this web site.

NEW JERSEY STATUTES

The New Jersey Statutes is the compilation of law that is the most current official text of the permanent and general statutes of New Jersey available without charge to the public pursuant to P.L. 1995, c. 319 (C. 52:11-78).

To search by statute citation, enter the citation in quotes. For example to search for the statute 52:11-78, enter "52:11-78" in the search box at the bottom of the search page.

To search by keywords or phrases, see the following examples:
  • building (single word search)
  • counselor and licensure (two or more words within a statute)
  • doctor or physician (either of two words within a statute)
  • insurance not automobile (one word but not another within a statute)
  • "water supply bond act" (exact phrase search)
  • educ* (wildcard to retrieve statutes for "educate," "education," "educator," etc.)
  • "Senate Assembly" /6 (words within 6 words of each other)

To browse using the Table of Contents (a list of the New Jersey Statutes by Titles), click on the plus sign appearing next to the Title desired.

 

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