Sandy Spending Oversight Bill Gets NJ Legislature's Approval

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 4:45 PM ET) -- The New Jersey General Assembly approved legislation Thursday establishing oversight and transparency measures to ensure that Superstorm Sandy relief money from the federal government is properly allocated and does not fall victim to fraud, abuse or waste.

In a 74-0 vote, the General Assembly approved Assembly Bill A-60 establishing integrity oversight monitors for Sandy-related recovery and rebuilding projects to be undertaken by the state using federal relief money. The measure cleared the full Senate on Feb. 26, so it now heads to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk...
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