Barnes & Singleton Bills Repealing Outdated State Laws & Eliminating Unneeded State Commissions and Boards Released by Assembly Panel

Barnes & Singleton Bills Repealing Outdated State Laws & Eliminating Unneeded State Commissions and Boards Released by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Troy Singleton sponsored to repeal provisions of state law that are no longer relevant and eliminate unneeded state commissions and boards were released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

“Clearly, we no longer need to worry too much about stallions running at large and rams trespassing,” said Barnes (D-Middlesex). “These laws are anachronistic in nature, belonging to an earlier time and irrelevant in the current legal, political and social climate. And these boards no longer serve any purpose. Let’s clean this up.”

“I’m sure at some point we needed to be concerned about permitting a bull to run at large, but that time has passed,” said Singleton (D-Burlington). “Let’s clean up the books and get rid of some of this unneeded bureaucracy…”

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