NJLA Supports the Following Legislation


A4001 Permits increase in municipal free public library tax upon voter approval. Sponsored by Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (District 37).Additional Assembly sponsors are : Assemblymen Thomas Giblin (District 34), Jamel Holly (District 20) Daniel Benson (District 14) and Jack Ciattarelli (District 16). Referred to the Assembly State and Local Government Committee.

S2890 the Senate Companion Legislation has been introduced by Senator Peter Barnes (District 18).  It has been referred to the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.



A3966  "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) Assemblywomen Shovonda Sumter (District 37) and Annette Quijano (District 20)..It has been referred to the Assembly State and Local  Government Committee.


A967  Makes a supplemental appropriation of $ 3 million for increased Per Capita Aid support to public libraries.  A967 is sponsored by Assemblymen Troy Singleton (D) District 7; Wayne DeAngelo (District  14), Thomas Giblin (District 34),   Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter (District 35),  Cleopatra Tucker (District 28), Linda Stender (District 22), Mila Jasey (District 27), Celeste Riley (District 3), Annette Quijano (District 20),Valerie Vainieri Huttle (District 37),  Assemblymen Patrick Diegnan (District 18), Craig Coughlin (District 19), Daniel Benson (District 14)  Ralph




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