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Dec 02

NLC Seeks Clarity from Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General

Posted on December 2, 2020 at 1:07 PM by Legislative Staff

Last week, the Department of Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a Coronavirus Relief Fund “Frequently Asked Questions Related to Reporting and Recordkeeping.” Part of the document lays out the process for the recoupment of misspent funds, though it is unclear whether it applies to some or all municipalities. As a reminder, Treasury’s OIG is responsible for monitoring and oversight of the receipt, disbursement, and use of Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) payments.

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Nov 30

Use of Body Worn Cameras by Law Enforcement

Posted on November 30, 2020 at 1:39 PM by Legislative Staff

On Tuesday, November 23, Governor Murphy signed A4312, as amended with the Governor’s recommendations, regulating use of body cameras by law enforcement officers. 

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Nov 13

Gov. Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

Posted on November 13, 2020 at 1:40 PM by Legislative Staff

On Monday, November 9, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order 194 outlining new COVID-19 mitigation measures that impact restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges and prohibit interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports.

Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Lounges, & Casinos:

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