NJSBA Drafted Legislation - Introduced

NJSBA Drafted Legislation - Introduced

1. S-366 (Beach)/S-1051 (Connors)/A-2164 (Conaway) Prohibits permanent change of child custody during period of active military service; provides that absence due to active military duty, by itself, is insufficient justification to modify a child custody or visitation order. 
Originating Section/Committee:  Military Law and Veterans’ Affairs Section/Family Law Section
Status: P.L. 2013, c. 7.
NJSBA Position Statement 

2. S-723 (Sarlo)/A-1694 (Russo) Creates a Business Court. 
Originating Section/Committee:  Business Law Section
Status: Senate & Assembly Judiciary Committees or awaiting Judiciary action.
NJSBA Position Statement 

3. S-742 (Sarlo)/A-1543 (Burzichelli) Revised Uniform Limited Liability Act (RULLCA) urges New Jersey to adopt RULLCA.
Originating Section/Committee: Business Law Section
Status: P.L. 2012, c. 50.
NJSBA Position Statement 


4. Proposed modification t0 New Jersey Spendthrift Trust Provision S-765 (Scutari)/A-1086 (Quijano) Clarifies trustee's discretionary authority concerning income tax liability
Originating Section/Committee: Real Property Trust and Estate law Section
Status: P.L. 2013, c. 55.
NJSBA Position Statement

5. A-3476 (Barnes) Provides for access to adoptee's original birth certificate under certain circumstances.
Originating Section/Committee: Family Law Section
Status: On December 3, the bill was introduced and referred to the Assembly Judiciary Committee for Consideration.
NJSBA Position Statement 

6. A-1551 Adverse Possession Statute Revisions: (Wisniewski) which revises New Jersey's adverse possession law.
Originating Section/Committee: Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section
Status: NJSBA amendments added on the Asembly floor. Passed General Assembly. Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
NJSBA Position Statement 

7. A-1848 (Diegnan) Imposes limits on fees charged for discovery in municipal court matters.
Originating Section/Committee: Municipal Court Practice Section
Status: Passed Assembly. Senate Judiciary Committee
NJSBA Position Statement 

8. S-2215/A-2553 Prefessional Malpractice Insurance Reform (Sweeney/Prieto) which requires legal action against certain licensed persons to be brought within two years.
Originating Section/Committee: Board of Trustees/Legislative Committee
Status: Senate Judiciary Committee/Assembly Budget Committee
NJSBA Position Statement 

9. S-1755 (Madden/Addiego)/A-2628 (Rudder/Singleton) Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act
Originating Section/Committee: Elder & Disability Law Section
Status: P.L. 2012, c. 36.
NJSBA Position Statement