SENATE, No. 3006

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED FEBRUARY 6, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  LORETTA WEINBERG

District 37 (Bergen)

Senator  ROBERT M. GORDON

District 38 (Bergen and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Greenstein and Ruiz

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     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

     As introduced.

 


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.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     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.