Bill Text: NJ S2455 | 2020-2021 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Prohibits lawful presence in United States as qualification for obtaining professional or occupational license.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Passed) 2020-09-01 - Approved P.L.2020, c.75. [S2455 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2020-S2455-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 2455

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MAY 7, 2020

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  NELLIE POU

District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits lawful presence in United States as qualification for obtaining professional or occupational license.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning professional and occupational licenses and supplementing Title 45 of the Revised Statutes.

 

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

 

     1.    Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule, or regulation, lawful presence in the United States shall not be required to obtain a professional or occupational license, provided that the applicant meets all other requirements for licensure.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill provides that, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, lawful presence in the United States may not be required to obtain a professional or occupational license, provided that the applicant meets all other requirements for licensure.

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