Senator NELLIE POU
District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)
Senator JOSEPH P. CRYAN
District 20 (Union)
Assemblyman RAJ MUKHERJI
District 33 (Hudson)
Assemblywoman YVONNE LOPEZ
District 19 (Middlesex)
Assemblyman GARY S. SCHAER
District 36 (Bergen and Passaic)
Senator Ruiz, Assemblymen Johnson and Chiaravalloti
Prohibits lawful presence in United States as qualification for obtaining professional or occupational license.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
An Act concerning professional and occupational licenses and supplementing Title 45 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule, or regulation, lawful presence in the United States shall not be required to obtain a professional or occupational license, provided that the applicant meets all other requirements for licensure.
2. This act shall take effect immediately.
This bill provides that, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, lawful presence in the United States may not be required to obtain a professional or occupational license, provided that the applicant meets all other requirements for licensure.