NJ Assembly Backs Administrative Law Reforms

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Assembly on Monday unanimously approved legislation giving the Office of Administrative Law final say in contested state agency decisions in a wide range of disputes involving the environment, health care benefits, consumer protection and public employees.

In a 74-0 vote, the Assembly approved the bipartisan AB 1521, which was designed to streamline the administrative law adjudication process by giving more weight to the decisions of administrative law judges in contested cases involving key state agencies, including the state Department of Community Affairs, Department...
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