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  • NJ A1051
  • Grants immunity from civil liability to persons reporting information concerning crimes related to terrorism.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(5/1/2017)
Crossed Over
(3/23/2017)
PassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill provides that a person who reports information to a law enforcement official or law enforcement agency concerning the commission or suspected commission of a crime related to terrorism, or a conspiracy to commit any such crime, shall have immunity from any civil liability on account of the report, unless such person has acted in bad faith or with malicious purpose. Crimes covered by the bill's provisions include: - terrorism (N.J.S.A.2C:38-2); - producing or possessing chemical weapons, biological agents or nuclear or radiological devices ( N.J.S.A.2C:38-3); - hindering apprehension or prosecution for terrorism (N.J.S.A.2C:38-4); - soliciting or providing material support or resources for terrorism ( N.J.S.A.2C:38-5); - terroristic threats (N.J.S.A.2C:12-3); - causing or risking widespread injury or damage (N.J.S.A.2C:17-2); and - causing damage to a nuclear plant with the purpose to cause or threat to cause release of radiation (N.J.S.A.2C:17-7).
Judiciary, 2nd Reading in the Assembly, Homeland Security and State Preparedness, Passed Assembly
Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee  (on 5/1/2017)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
5/1/2017 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
3/23/2017 A Passed by the Assembly (73-0-0)
1/19/2017 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
1/19/2017 Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Hearing (14:00 1/19/2017 Committee Room 12, 4th Floor)
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 3/23/2017 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 73 0 7
Detail 1/19/2017 Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee: Reported Favorably 5 0 1