Council on Local Mandates dismisses Criminal Justice Reform Complaint

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February 16, 2017
Contact: Kate Coscarelli
Senior Managing Director Communications
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NEW BRUNSWICK - On Feb. 15, President Thomas H. Prol testified before the New Jersey Council on Local Mandates regarding a complaint filed by the New Jersey Association of Counties challenging provisions of the Criminal Justice Reform Act.
   
President Prol urged the Council to dismiss the complaint, arguing that the Act does not amount to an unfunded mandate.
   
In a close 4-3 vote, the Council upheld the Association's amicus position and dismissed the challenge to Criminal Justice Reform.
   
Read the Association's brief here.
   
The Council on Local Mandates released a transcript of the Feb. 15 arguments. To read the account, click here.

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