Assembly committees on Thursday will consider legislation to improve protections for domestic violence victims, help the unemployed, promote and boost New Jersey farming and assist soldiers and their families.
Panels will also take testimony on the impact of women’s health care cuts, the school construction moratorium and job and education services for veterans.
The following are some of the bills that will be heard in various committees:
– Impose tougher bail restrictions on those charged with violating domestic violence restraining orders
– To establish criminal penalties for failing to pay the minimum wage.
– The Assembly Agriculture Committee will meet at 2 p.m. to consider legislation (A-812) sponsored by Assemblymen Nelson Albano and Matt Milam (both D-Atlantic/Cape May/Cumberland) to promote agricultural tourism in New Jersey through a sign program.