A222  "New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act" authorizes issuance of 125,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance capital projects at public libraries; appropriates $5,000.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Wayne DeAngleo ( District 14) Additional sponsors are:  Assemblymen Thomas Giblin (District 34), Troy Singleton (District 7), Jamel Holley (District 20), Daniel Benson ( District 14) Gordon Johnson (District 37), John Burzichelli (District 3), John Wisniewski (District 19), Joe Danielsen (District 17), John McKeon (District 27), Jack Ciattarelli (District 16), Craig Coughlin (District 19), James Kennedy (District 22), Jon Bramnick (District 21),  Assemblywomen Shovonda Sumter (District 37), Annette Quijano (District 20), Mila Jasey (District 27) and Patricia Egan Jones (District 5)

This bill was reported out of the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on April 4, 2016.  Assemblymen Singleton, Holley and Eustace voted for the bill. Assemblymen Carroll and Webber voted against the bill.

The bill will now go to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

S2171  is the senate companion to A222. It is sponsored by Senator Christopher Bateman (District 16), Senator Linda Greenstein (District 14), Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez (District 5), Senator M. Teresa Ruiz (District 29) and Senator Joseph Vitale (District 19). It is now in the Senate Urban and Community Affairs Committee

Important Documents:

Pat Tumulty's Testimony on A222/S2171

NJLA's Position Page for A222/S2171

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