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Danielsen Bill To Help Dementia Patients Advances In Legislature

Danielsen Bill To Help Dementia Patients Advances In Legislature

Legislation co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen that would ensure hospital staff is well informed to deliver proper care and oversight for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia advanced in the legislature on Nov. 30. An Assembly panel sent the bill, A-918, on to the fill Assembly. The measure is also co-sponsored by Assembly members […]

Danielsen Bill Expanding Medical Parole Eligibility Signed Into Law

Danielsen Bill Expanding Medical Parole Eligibility Signed Into Law

Legislation sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) that would expand medical parole for non-violent inmates and cut costs at jails was signed into law Sept. 13 by Gov. Chris Christie. The new law supplants one that granted limited medical parole for inmates who were deemed to have six month sor less to live. Under […]

Legislation Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Danielsen Signed Into Law

Legislation Co-Sponsored By Assemblyman Danielsen Signed Into Law

Two pieces of legislation co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) have become law, and a third awaits Gov. Chris Christie’s approval. The first is part of a legislative package sponsored by Danielsen and Assembly Democrats Lou Greenwald, Gordon Johnson, Bruce R. Land, Bob Andrzejczak, Vince Mazzeo, Eric Houghtaling, Dan Benson, Patricia Jones, and Raj […]

New Law, Co-Sponsored By Danielsen, Supports COs, Others, When Attacked

New Law, Co-Sponsored By Danielsen, Supports COs, Others, When Attacked

Legislation co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) that would support workers who are attacked while supervising inmates or detainees is now law. The measure was also sponsored by Assembly members Daniel R. Benson, Raj Mukherji, Elizabeth Muoio, Jamel Holley, Shavonda Sumter, Joann Downey, Pamela Lampitt, Sheila Oliver, and Benjie Wimberly. Under previous law, a […]

Variety Of Legislation Supported By Assemblyman Danielsen Moves Through Legislature

Variety Of Legislation Supported By Assemblyman Danielsen Moves Through Legislature

A raft of bills co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) moved through the state Legislature during June. Among the bills Danielsen supported and which received either committee or Assembly approval are: A bill (ACR-13) urging Congress to enact reforms addressing sexual harassment and assault in the United States Armed Forces was advanced by the […]

Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Danielsen-Sponsored Legislation On Military, Smoke-Free Tobacco Moves Through Chamber

Two pieces of proposed legislation supported by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) are making their way through the state Assembly. The first, a bill that would give a second chance to National Guard and Reserve members who could not accept a police or fire fighter job because of their service, won assembly approval on May […]

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

Video Story: Hundreds Turn Out For Assemblyman Danielsen’s Job Fair

If the full parking lot was any indication, state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen’s 3rd Annual Job Fair at The Imperia on Easton Avenue was a success. Hundreds of job-seekers showed up to not only meet with employers looking to hire, but also to attend workshops and spruce up their resumes.  

Bill Requiring Safety Precautions For Internet-Capable Baby Monitors Heads To State Senate

Bill Requiring Safety Precautions For Internet-Capable Baby Monitors Heads To State Senate

Legislation requiring built-in safety precations for Internet-capable baby monitors sold in the state was released by a state Senate committee on Feb. 6. The bill, A-3581, was co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). The bill requires all baby monitors sold in New Jersey, that broadcast audio or video online, to inlude security features that […]

Updated: ‘Wounded Warriors Caregiver Relief Act’ Advances In State Senate

Updated: ‘Wounded Warriors Caregiver Relief Act’ Advances In State Senate

Update: The legislation won state Senate approval, and now heads to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk for his signature. Original story: Legislation designed to boost assistance for wounded warriors and their caregivers was recently advanced by a state Senate committee. The bill, A-450, or the “Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act,” was co-sponsored by state Assemblyman Joe […]

Bill Providing Financial Support For Workers Injured By Inmates, Detainees Up For Assembly Approval

Bill Providing Financial Support For Workers Injured By Inmates, Detainees Up For Assembly Approval

A bill guaranteeing financial support for workers who are attacked while supervising inmates or detainees awaits final approval before the state General Assembly. The bill, A-3422, is co-sponsored by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17). Under the legislation, a compensation program would be established that would allow state corrections officers, juvenile corrections officers, juvenile detention officers, parole […]

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