Senator LORETTA WEINBERG
District 37 (Bergen)
Senator ROBERT M. GORDON
District 38 (Bergen and Passaic)
Senators Greenstein and Ruiz
Prohibits PANYNJ from providing assistance for enforcement of January 27, 2017 US Executive Order banning entry into US of individuals from certain countries.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
An Act concerning the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and supplementing Title 32 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, no employee or officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shall provide any aid, resources, assistance, or support to any federal employee or representative in enforcing the provisions of a United States Executive Order issued on January 27, 2017 regarding Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, nor may any resources or facilities of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey be used for such purpose.
2. This act shall take effect upon the enactment into law by the State of New York of legislation having an identical effect, but if the State of New York shall have already enacted such legislation, then this act shall take effect immediately.
This bill prohibits an employee or officer of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Port Authority) from providing any aid, resources, assistance, or support to any federal employee or representative to enforce President Donald J. Trump’s January 27, 2017 Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (executive order). The bill also prohibits the use of Port Authority resources or facilities to enforce the executive order.