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Posted on: January 26, 2024

DOH ask Local Entities to Complete Survey

The DOH is requesting that county and municipal government professionals, staff, youth groups, and parent groups participate in a survey provide feedback on the redesign of DOH’s Parent Link web page. The survey must be complet...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Bills of Interest Signed by Governor

Governor Murphy has acted on the remaining 2022-2023 Legislative term bills on his desk. Below are some of the new laws that may impact your municipality: ? 

 

P.L. 2023, c. 33...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: December 22, 2023

SHBP Claims & 3rd Party Administrator Signed Into Law

Governor Murphy signed legislation (S-3756) that permits the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and School Employees Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) to award contracts for more claims administrators for each program plan and provide claims data and tren...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Governor Conditionally Vetoes SHBC Claims Administrators Bill

On Monday, Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed S-3756 ScsSa that permits the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) to award contracts for more claims administrators and requires claims data and trend reports to be provided to certain persons.

The p...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: August 3, 2023

State Health Benefits Commission Adopts 2024 Plan Year Rates

On Monday, the State Health Benefits Commission adopted the Plan Year 2024 rates, which includes a 7.4% increase for the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) Local Government Employer Group effective January 1, 2024. There were no changes to the rates tha...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: July 7, 2023

Governor Signs 20 and Out Legislation

Governor Murphy signed S-3090/A-4498, which permits police and fire employees to retire after 20 years of service, regardless of age, with a retirement benefit of 50% of final compensation, into law on July 3, 2023. P.L. 2023, 92 took effect immediately. ...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Governor Conditionally Vetoes 20 and Out Legislation

Governor Murphy conditionally vetoed legislation (S-3090/A-4498) that would permit police and fire employees to retire after 20 years of service, regardless of age, with a retirement benefit of 50% of final compensation. The League joined the New Jersey A...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: May 12, 2023

New Law Requires DEP Post Water Purveyor Information Online

This new law took effect on May 8, and the DEP has 30 days from this date to post the required reports.  

Contact: Frank Marshall, Esq., Associate General Counsel, fmarshall@njlm.org, 609-695-3481, x137. 

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Governor Signs Deferred Compensation Plans Investments Bill

On May 8, Governor Murphy signed into law S-2423/A-3746, which permits local government deferred compensation plans to invest in collective investment trusts. The League supported this legislation that adds collective investments to the types of investmen...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: March 31, 2023

20 and Out Legislation On Governor’s Desk

On Thursday, the full Assembly unanimously approved A-4498/S-3090, which provides police and fire a retirement allowance after 20 years of service, regardless of age. The bill is now before the Governor for his consideration. 

The League joins the...

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Pension & Health Benefits
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Assembly Committee to Consider 20 and Out Legislation

On Monday Assembly State and Local Government Committee will be considering A-4498, which provides police and fire personnel a retirement allowance after 20 years of service, regardless of age. The League joins the New Jersey Association of Counties in ou...

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Pension & Health Benefits