Bed Bug Bill A2072 headed for New Jersey Senate

May 21, 2010

The Quigley Bed Bug Bill (A2072) — so named because it was introduced by Joan Quigley (Jersey City) and L. Grace Spencer (Newark) — has now cleared the New Jersey State Assembly and is headed for the Senate, according to the Jersey Journal. The bill, if approved by the state Senate, would require landlords to […]

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New Jersey Assembly passes “bed bug bill” A-3203

February 8, 2009

The New Jersey Assembly considered the “bed bug bill” A-3203 on Thursday, and it passed 74-3! You can read more about it in the Press of Atlantic City, which writes, Under the bill approved by a 74-3 vote in the Assembly, landlords of multiple-dwelling units must have bed-bug infestations removed as soon as they learn […]

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New Jersey: all hands on deck! A-3203 coming up for discussion tomorrow!

February 4, 2009

PolicickerNJ reports A-3203 is coming up for consideration Thursday. Also to be considered is legislation (A-3203) Assembly members Joan M. Quigley (D-Hudson), L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex), L. Harvey Smith (D-Hudson), Cleopatra Tucker (D-Essex) and Nilsa Cruz-Perez (D-Camden) sponsored to hold landlords responsible for keeping multi-unit apartment complexes free of bedbug infestations. The sponsors crafted the […]

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Status of New Jersey bed bug extermination bill A3203: so far so good

December 9, 2008

We now have a status update on the bill in the New Jersey Assembly which would make landlords entirely responsible for eradicating bed bugs in rental properties. According to PolitickerNJ.com, The Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee released the measure 5- 0 with one abstention. It now heads to the Assembly Speaker, who decides if […]

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Bed bug bill in New Jersey General Assembly: A-3203

September 17, 2008

New Jersey Assembly members Joan M. Quigley, L. Grace Spencer, and L. Harvey Smith introduced legislation (A-3203) on Monday which would make New Jersey landlords wholly responsible for eliminating bed bugs from rented accommodation. The bill has been referred to the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee for a hearing. Here’s a video of Joan […]

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