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  • NJ S2850
  • Increases number of Superior Court judgeships to support implementation of constitutional and statutory criminal justice reform, including new pretrial release and detention proceedings, and speedy trial rights; appropriates $9.3 million.
Introduced
(12/12/2016)
In Committee
(12/15/2016)
Crossed Over
(12/19/2016)
Passed
(12/19/2016)
Signed
(1/9/2017)
Dead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill would create 20 additional Superior Court judgeships to support implementation of the constitutional and statutory criminal justice reform established by the 2014 amendment to Article I, paragraph 11 of the New Jersey Constitution and sections 1 through 11 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2A:162-15 et seq.). This reform, which begins January 1, 2017, includes new pretrial release and detention proceedings, and speedy trial rights. In support of the 20 additional judgeships, the bill would appropriate $9.3 million to the Judiciary from the State's General Fund. The bill would take effect on July 1, 2017, the first day of the State's next fiscal year.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, 2nd Reading in the Senate, Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor, Budget and Appropriations, Passed both Houses
Approved P.L.2019, c.103.  (on 1/9/2017)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
1/9/2017 A Approved P.L.2019, c.103.
12/19/2016 A Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (65-9-1)
12/19/2016 A Substituted for A4428
12/19/2016 A Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
12/19/2016 S Passed by the Senate (35-1)
12/15/2016 S Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
12/15/2016 Senate Budget and Appropriations Hearing (10:00 12/15/2016 Committee Room 4, 1st Floor)
12/12/2016 S Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 12/19/2016 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 35 1 4
Detail 12/19/2016 Assembly Floor: Substitute For A4428 (Voice Vote) 0 0 0
Detail 12/19/2016 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 65 9 6
Detail 12/15/2016 Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 12 0 1