[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 2184

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED JANUARY 16, 2014

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman† TROY SINGLETON

District 7 (Burlington)

Assemblywoman† CLEOPATRA G. TUCKER

District 28 (Essex)

Assemblyman† ANTHONY M. BUCCO

District 25 (Morris and Somerset)

Assemblyman† JAY WEBBER

District 26 (Essex, Morris and Passaic)

Assemblyman† CARMELO G. GARCIA

District 33 (Hudson)

Assemblyman† GORDON M. JOHNSON

District 37 (Bergen)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Andrzejczak, Assemblywomen Lampitt, Riley, Assemblymen Mukherji, Moriarty, Assemblywoman Mosquera, Assemblyman DeAngelo, Assemblywomen B.DeCroce, Quijano, Assemblyman C.A.Brown, Assemblywoman Schepisi, Assemblymen Wilson, Rible, Lagana, Assemblywoman Gove, Assemblymen McKeon, Diegnan, Rumana, Chivukula, Fiocchi, Assemblywoman McHose, Assemblyman Space, Assemblywoman Pinkin, Senators Allen, Beach, Beck, Gordon and Pou

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires issuance of one free copy of a veteranís death certificate to certain authorized persons upon request.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As amended by the General Assembly on June 16, 2014.

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An Act concerning veteran death certificates and amending R.S.26:8-63.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† R.S.26:8-63 is amended to read as follows:

†††† 26:8-63.† The State registrar shall:

†††† a.††† Furnish a certification or certified copy of a birth, marriage, civil union, domestic partnership, fetal death or death certificate without fee in the prosecution of any claim for public pension or for military or naval enlistment purposes; and

†††† b.††† Furnish the United States Public Health Service without expense to the State, microfilm or photocopy images of birth, marriage, civil union, domestic partnership, fetal death and death certificates without payment of the fees prescribed in this article; and

†††† c.††† Furnish a certified transcript of any entry in the records of the New Jersey State census without fee for certification in the prosecution of any claim for public pension, for military or naval enlistment purposes; and

†††† d.††† Furnish without fee upon request for administrative use by any city, State or federal agency a certified transcript of any New Jersey State census entry, or a certification or certified copy of a birth, death, fetal death, marriage, civil union or domestic partnership certificate; and

†††† e.††† Furnish without fee upon request a certified copy of a veteranís death certificate to the veteranís legal representative, the executor or administrator of the veteranís estate, or to a family member authorized to obtain a copy of the death certificate pursuant to subsection a. of R.S.26:8-62.† No more than one copy of a veteranís death certificate may be provided without fee pursuant to this 1[section] subsection1; all other copies of the death certificate shall be subject to the statutory fee.

†††† 1As used in this subsection, ďfeeĒ includes, but is not limited to, any search, certification, processing, authentication, standard shipping, or other fees that would ordinarily be assessed to furnish a certified copy of a death certificate.1

(cf: P.L.2006, c.103, s.58)

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.