State News

Bill To Eliminate Civil Statute Of Limitations On Sex Abuse Cases Advances

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari which would eliminate the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their abusers, and would allow for the revival of cases which were dismissed because the state of limitations had lapsed, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week by a vote of 9-0.

Congress Passes Fur Labeling Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has given final approval to legislation authored by Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) that will guarantee all fur products, regardless of cost, will be accurately labeled with the species of animal used, the manufacturer, the country of origin, and other information.