An Act barring extradition of persons under certain circumstances related to actions concerning reproductive health care services and supplementing chapter 160 of Title 2A of the New Jersey Statutes.


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


C.2A:160-14.1  Surrender of individuals seeking reproductive health care services lawful in New Jersey, prohibited.

     1.    Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.2A:160-14, the Governor shall not surrender, on demand of the executive authority of any other state, any person who:

     a.     is found in this State;

     b.    was not in the state whose executive authority is making the demand at the time of the commission of the alleged crime and has not fled therefrom; and

     c.     is charged in the state whose executive authority is making the demand with providing, receiving, assisting in providing or receiving, providing material support for, or traveling to obtain reproductive health care services that are permitted under the laws of this State, including on any theory of vicarious, joint, several or conspiracy liability.

     As used in this section, “reproductive health care services” means all medical, surgical, counseling, or referral services relating to the human reproductive system including, but not limited to, services relating to pregnancy, contraception, or termination of a pregnancy.


     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.


     Approved July 1, 2022.