Bill Text: NJ A4323 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Concerns service of food or refreshments on mortuary premises.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-07-30 - Introduced, Referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee [A4323 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-A4323-Introduced.html

ASSEMBLY, No. 4323

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED JULY 30, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  NANCY J. PINKIN

District 18 (Middlesex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Concerns service of food or refreshments on mortuary premises.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

 


An Act concerning the practice of funeral directing and repealing section 16 of P.L.1960, c.184.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    Section 16 of P.L.1960, c.184 (C.45:7-65.1) is repealed.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill repeals section 16 of P.L.1960, c.184 (C.45:7-65.1), which prohibits a person who operates, maintains, or uses a mortuary from serving any food or refreshments in conjunction with any funeral or service offered for the preparation and disposal of dead human bodies.  If this bill is enacted into law and the prohibition is lifted, food or refreshments could be served to or catered for the friends and family of the deceased on the premises of a mortuary or funeral home at the discretion of the funeral director.

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