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S 1880 - Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission - Key Vote

New Jersey Key Votes

Mila Jasey voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (53-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the governor's amendments to a bill that establishes a criminal sentencing commission and repeals existing ones.

Highlights:
-Creates a "Criminal Sentencing and Disposition" commission to include 13 members who include: The Attorney General, or his designee; the Public Defender or his designee; the chief Justice, or a designee who may be a retired judge with experience in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court; the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections, or his designee; The President of the New Jersey County Prosecutors Association, or his designee; The President of the New Jersey Bar Association, or his designee; one public member appointed by the Senate President; one public member appointed by the Assembly Minority Leader; one public member appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly; two public members appointed by the Governor (Sec. 1). -Requires the members to serve without compensation, but they shall be eligible for reimbursement for necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the commission for its purpose (Sec. 1). -Requires state entities to provide the commission with any available information concerning sentencing as soon as practicable (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the commission to consider issues regarding disparity in the criminal justice process, including but not limited to racial and ethnic disparity (Sec. 2). -Requires the commission to issue a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and Legislature within one-year of organization of the commission and each year thereafter (Sec. 4). -Requires this act to take effect immediately upon enactment (Sec. 7).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (31-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the governor's amendments to a bill that establishes a criminal sentencing commission and repeals existing ones.

Highlights:
-Creates a "Criminal Sentencing and Disposition" commission to include 13 members who include: The Attorney General, or his designee; the Public Defender or his designee; the chief Justice, or a designee who may be a retired judge with experience in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court; the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections, or his designee; The President of the New Jersey County Prosecutors Association, or his designee; The President of the New Jersey Bar Association, or his designee; one public member appointed by the Senate President; one public member appointed by the Assembly Minority Leader; one public member appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly; two public members appointed by the Governor (Sec. 1). -Requires the members to serve without compensation, but they shall be eligible for reimbursement for necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the commission for its purpose (Sec. 1). -Requires state entities to provide the commission with any available information concerning sentencing as soon as practicable (Sec. 1). -Authorizes the commission to consider issues regarding disparity in the criminal justice process, including but not limited to racial and ethnic disparity (Sec. 2). -Requires the commission to issue a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and Legislature within one-year of organization of the commission and each year thereafter (Sec. 4). -Requires this act to take effect immediately upon enactment (Sec. 7).
Legislation - Vetoed (Conditional Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission

Note:

NOTE: THE GOVERNOR ISSUED A CONDITIONAL VETO, MEANING HE OR SHE OBJECTS TO ONLY PART OF THE BILL AND PROPOSES AMENDMENTS THAT WOULD MAKE IT ACCEPTABLE. IF THE LEGISLATURE CONCURS WITH THE GOVERNOR'S AMENDMENTS, THE LEGISLATION IS AGAIN PRESENTED TO THE GOVERNOR FOR SIGNATURE.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (33-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (38-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishing Criminal Sentencing Commission

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