Joan Quigley

Quigley Bed Bug Bill A2072 Clears Assembly Panel

February 9, 2010

A2072, the New Jersey Assembly bed bug bill sponsored by sponsored by NJ Assembly Members Joan Quigley (Jersey City) and L. Grace Spencer (Newark) — a.k.a. The Quigley Bed Bug Bill — has now passed in the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee. An earlier bill passed in the New Jersey Assembly as A3203 during […]

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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 legislators pushing to make landlords pay for bed bug treatment

July 30, 2008

As we’ve noted recently, New Jersey’s Warranty of Habitability laws currently state that landlords of buildings with three or more apartments have to pay for their tenants’ bed bug treatment. But the laws don’t prohibit landlords from passing on the costs to tenants. The real problem with this is that it means some folks may […]

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