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N.J. Assembly Members Karabinchak, Johnson, Greenwald Bill to Permit Corporations to Use Remote Communication for Shareholder Meetings Passes Assembly
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 19 -- The New Jersey Assembly Democrats issued the following news:

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- Measure to Apply During Declared State of Emergency

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To minimize business disruptions during a state of emergency declared by the Governor, the full Assembly voted 64-0 passing a measure on Monday to provide corporations greater flexibility in how they hold their shareholder meetings.

While existing law permits shareholders of public and private corporations to participate in annual shareholder meetings remotely, the meetings must occur at a physical location. Under the bill (A-3861), ... Show Full Article

N.J. Assembly Members Downey, Houghtaling, Swain Bill To Allow Notaries to Work Remotely Advanced by Assembly
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 19 -- The New Jersey Assembly Democrats issued the following news:

A notary public would be able to perform certain notarial work remotely under legislation approved Monday by the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee and later by the full Assembly, 63-0.

The measure (A-3864), sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey (D-Monmouth), Eric Houghtaling (D-Monmouth) and Lisa Swain (D-Bergen, Passaic) would allow people who meet certain criteria to appear remotely before a notary public using communication technology. A notary public would be authorized ... Show Full Article

N.J. Assembly Advances Bills to Provide Paid Leave, Other Protections to Certain Workers Impacted by Coronavirus
TRENTON, New Jersey, March 19 -- The New Jersey Assembly Democrats issued the following news:

With the goal to create protections for certain employees if they must quarantine as a result of COVID-19, two measures were approved Monday by the Assembly Homeland Security and Preparedness Committee and later passed the full Assembly.

The first bill (A-3847) would provide for a local government employee to receive paid leave if they provide documentation, within three work days of their initial absence, to verify they have been diagnosed with COVID-19; directed to self-isolate or quarantine due to ... Show Full Article