Recently Enacted Laws Concerning The Municipal Courts

 

DATE
LEGISLATION
01/29/16
Creates a Definition of Certified Mail - P.L. 2015, c. 251 - Effective January 19, 2016
01/29/16
Prohibits Sale or Distribution of Liquid Nicotine Except in Child-Resistant Containers; Civil Penalty - P.L. 2015, c. 294 - Effective August 1, 2016
01/29/16
Expands Time for Renewal of Driver's License, Registration, and Inspection by Certain Military Personnel and Their Families - P.L. 2015, c. 299 - Effective January 19, 2016
01/25/16
Requires Drivers to Slow Down Before Passing a Slow Moving Vehicle - P.L. 2015, c. 292 - Effective January 1, 2017
01/25/16
Enhances Penalty for Tampering With Evidence After Fleeing the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death - P.L. 2015, c. 265 - Effective January 19, 2016
01/25/16
Expands DNA Database to Include Samples From Disorderly Persons Who Are Fingerprinted For Certain Offenses - P.L. 2015, c. 263 - Effective July 1, 2017
01/25/16
Establishes Crime for Fraudulent Use of Social Security Number to Collect Lottery Winnings - P.L. 2015, c. 259 - Effective January 19, 2016
01/25/16
Requires DMVA to Develop Mentoring Program to Assist Justice-Involved Veterans - P.L. 2015, c. 246 - Effective March 19, 2016
01/25/16
Prohibits Posting, Publishing on the Internet, or Disclosing Certain Information Regaridng Law Enforcement Officers - P.L. 2015, c.226 - Effective January 19, 2016
01/25/16
Exempts Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart Recipients From Payment of Municipal Parking Meter Fees Under Certain Circumstances - P.L. 2015, c. 218 - Effective March 1, 2016
01/21/16
Creates New Criminal Offenses Involving Endangerment of Another Person - P.L. 2015, c.186 - Effective January 11, 2016
01/21/16
Revises Laws Regading the Expunement of Crimes and Disorderly Persons Offenses - P.L. 2015, c.261 - Effective April 18, 2016
12/14/15
Upgrades Crime of False Public Alarm; Establishes Reporting Requirements Concerning Crime - P.L. 2015, c.156 - Effective March 1, 2016
12/01/15
Revises Standards Related to Forensic DNA Testing - P.L. 2015, c.127 - Effective March 1, 2016
11/19/15
P.L. 2015, c.141 - Upgrades Violation of a Stalking Restraining Order to a Crime of the Third Degree - Effective November 9, 2015
08/21/15
Implements Current Car Seat Safety Recommendations - L. 2015, c. 50 - Effective September 1, 2015
08/10/15
Removes presumption of nonimprisonment in certain assault cases involving DV victims; expands criminal coercion statute; revises PTI procedures in certain criminal cases
08/10/15
Revises Requirements for Establishment of Central Municipal Courts
01/09/15
Requires Certain Police Vehicles to be Equipped With Cameras - P.L. 2014, c. 54 -- Effective March 1, 2015
10/08/14
Establishes Standards for Pretrial Release, Creates Pretrial Services Program, Implements Proposed Constitutional Amendment for Pretrial Detention, Sets Time Limits for Pretrial Detention, and Authorizes Supreme Court to Revise Court Fees
10/03/14
Prohibits the Import, Sale, Purchase, Barter, or Possession of Ivory or Rhinoceros Horn, with Limited Exceptions
10/03/14
Enhances Penalty for Leaving the Scene of a Boating Accident
10/01/14
Authorizes Fine for Failure to Maintain Certain Vacant Properties; Redefines "Vacant and Abandoned" for Summary Foreclosure Purposes

 

 

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