ASSEMBLY, No. 1455

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2014 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman† PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR.

District 18 (Middlesex)

Assemblywoman† GABRIELA M. MOSQUERA

District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)

Assemblyman† RALPH R. CAPUTO

District 28 (Essex)

Assemblywoman† MILA M. JASEY

District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Assemblyman† RAJ MUKHERJI

District 33 (Hudson)

Senator† FRED H. MADDEN, JR.

District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)

Senator† JAMES W. HOLZAPFEL

District 10 (Ocean)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblywomen Jones, Caride, Rodriguez-Gregg, Assemblyman Conaway and Senator Turner

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Abigailís Law; requires that newly-manufactured school buses be equipped with sensors.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As reported by the Assembly Education Committee with technical review.

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An Act concerning school bus safety and supplementing chapter 3B of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† This act shall be known and may be cited as ďAbigailís Law.Ē

 

†††† 2.††† Each school bus as defined in R.S.39:1-1 shall be equipped with a sensor to determine the presence of objects in the front or back of the bus.† The design and installation of the sensor shall conform to regulations to be promulgated by the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission in the Department of Transportation, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.).

 

†††† 3.††† This act shall take effect immediately and shall be applicable to school buses manufactured on or after the 180th day following enactment.