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A2653 - Fur Labeling - Key Vote

New Jersey Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Fur Labeling

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (52-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Fur Labeling

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that applies certain guidelines to the fur clothing trade in New Jersey.

Highlights:
-Regulates fur sales in New Jersey by requiring certain information to be included on tags or labels including the type of animal that produced the fur and its country of origin (Section 1). -Defines specifically the term fur for the state of New Jersey (Section 1). -Stipulates that the retailer will not be held responsible for mistakes made by the manufacturer (Section 1). -Requires that the law be applied only to new sales of fur products (Section 1). -Stipulates that violators of this law will be subject to a $500 fine for the first offense and up to $1,000 for subsequent offenses (Section 2). -Enacts the bill on the first day of the fourth month following passage (Section 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (37-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (61-16) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Fur Labeling

Sponsors

  • Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sandra Love (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)

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