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Gov. Chris Christie signs ‘Jessica Lunsford’ sex offender bill into law

Source: The Express-Times – New Jersey has become the 46th state to enact a law toughening penalties for sex offenders who prey on children. Gov. Chris Christie today signed the law known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act,” which imposes mandatory 25-year terms without parole for anyone convicted of assaulting a child younger than 13. Prosecutors …

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‘Jessica Lunsford Act’ Signed Into Law

Source: NJ 101.5 – New Jersey has become the 46th state to enact a law toughening penalties for sex offenders who prey on children. Gov. Chris Christie signed the law known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act,” which imposes mandatory 25-year terms without parole for anyone convicted of assaulting a child younger than 13. The law …

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Christie champions law toughening penalties against sex offenders who assault children

Source: Star Ledger – In 2005, Mark Lunsford’s 9-year-old daughter Jessica was abducted, raped, and murdered by a twice-convicted sex offender who lived near their home in Florida. Nine years later, Lunsford choked back tears as he stood next to Gov. Chris Christie this morning to welcome New Jersey as the 46th state to enact …

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Assemblymen Declan O’Scanlon, Carmelo Garcia Take Action Against Aggressive Municipal Booting Policies

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Bi-partisan legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Carmelo Garcia (D-33) and Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-13) will tighten and clarify the rules concerning immobilization, commonly referred to as booting. This measure makes it clear municipalities are prohibited from making, amending, or enforcing an ordinance that authorizes the booting of a motor vehicle …

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Fiocchi Statement on “Jessica Lunsford Act” Bill Signing

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi today joined other bill sponsors and Governor Christie as he signed into law the “Jessica Lunsford Act,” mandating strict minimum sentences for sexual crimes against minors. Under the law, the minimum sentencing for aggravated sexual assault of a child under 13 is raised to 25 years …

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Muñoz on “Jessica Lunsford Act” Bill Signing: It was Worth the Effort

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblywoman Nancy F. Muñoz said the hard work and perseverance was all worth the effort at today’s ceremony where Gov. Christie signed legislation known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act” into law. The new law increases the criminal penalties on those who commit sex crimes against minors. Muñoz is the …

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Simon Statement on “Jessica Lunsford Act” Bill Signing

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assemblywoman Donna Simon issued the following statement after today’s ceremony where Gov. Christie signed legislation known as the “Jessica Lunsford Act” into law. The new law increases the criminal penalties on those who commit sex crimes against minors. Simon is a co-sponsor of the legislation, A-892. “I am relieved …

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Bramnick Introduces “Seinfeld” Telemarketing Bill

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick recently introduced legislation that requires telemarketers, upon request, to provide the name, address and telephone number of the person on whose behalf the call is made. Bramnick’s bill, A-3277, provides that if prosecutors can verify a complaint and trace the call back to the …

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Angelini on Ceremonial Signing of the ‘Jessica Lunsford Act’

Press Release – Assembly Republican Deputy Conference Leader Mary Pat Angelini, R-Monmouth, issued the statement below following Gov. Christie’s ceremonial signing today of the “Jessica Lunsford Act,” which she sponsored, that imposes a mandatory prison sentence and parole ineligibility terms for convicted pedophiles who assault minors: “This new law is now one of the most …

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Fiocchi Urges Preparedness as Official Hurricane Season Starts

Source: Cape May County Herald – Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, R-Cumberland, Cape May and Atlantic, said that while the summer just weeks away, residents should be aware that the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season …

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