Archive for Tag: BettyLou DeCroce

DeCroce bill clarifying CPA attestation services signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that will allow nonresident certified public accountants to prepare financial statements, perform reviews and provide other attestation services in New Jersey without registering with the state Board of Accountancy was signed into law Monday. The bill (A4633), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, clarifies that...

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DeCroce bill would stabilize water, sewer rates for seniors

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce introduced legislation Monday that would freeze sewer and water rates for some New Jersey residents. Her bill (A6044) would require that municipal sewer authorities and water companies stabilize rents, rates, fees, or other charges for the primary residences of residents ages 65 and...

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DeCroce bill tackling Medicaid costs, prescription prices signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Pharmacy benefit managers working within the Medicaid program are required to disclose certain financial information to the N.J. Department of Human Services under legislation the governor signed into law today.  Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, who sponsored the bill (A1259/S249), said greater financial transparency is needed to lower...

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Bill allowing drivers to show electronic proof of registration signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill that permits drivers to use electronic proof of vehicle registration was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. Previously, drivers in New Jersey had to show paper proof of vehicle registration. “For years New Jersey drivers have been allowed to show...

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DeCroce push to increase annual payments to disabled war veterans advances

TRENTON, N.J. – In advance of Veterans Day, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s measure to increase annual payments to blind and other wartime-service disabled veterans was unanimously approved by the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee Monday. Under the bill (A2559), service members in programs for blind and paralyzed veterans would...

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Governor signs DeCroce bill expanding age discrimination protections to senior workforce

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill expanding age discrimination protections for working seniors was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. “Some seniors have to keep working because of New Jersey’s high cost of living, while others just find their careers very rewarding. Either way, their...

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N.J. corporations permitted to maintain records using blockchain technology under new law

TRENTON, N.J. – Corporations in the state are now legally permitted to maintain records on an electronic network, including those using blockchain technology – the digital ledger invented for keeping track of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (A1178), sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips and...

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Dunn and DeCroce push for funding for state lakes pays off

TRENTON, N.J. – Under legislation signed into law on Friday, $10 million in grants will be available for lake conservation and management efforts, including the mitigation of the notorious harmful algal blooms. The bill (A5778/S3618), co-sponsored by Assemblywomen Aura Dunn and BettyLou DeCroce, prioritizes projects that involve lakes with...

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DeCroce bill allowing residents to donate tax refunds to childhood cancer research goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce’s bill allowing New Jersey residents to contribute to a Pediatric Cancer Research Fund on their tax return forms cleared its final legislative hurdle Thursday to advance to the governor’s desk. The bill (A3800/S1431) honors a young boy from West Milford, a town in...

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DeCroce bill tackling Medicaid costs, prescription prices advances to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Pharmacy benefit managers working within the Medicaid program may soon be required to disclose certain financial information to the N.J. Department of Human Services under a bill advanced to the governor’s desk Monday. The bill’s sponsor, Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, says greater financial transparency is needed to...

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