ASSEMBLY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

SENATE, No. 399

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED:  MARCH 17, 2022

 

      The Assembly State and Local Government Committee reports favorably Senate Bill No. 399.

      This bill would increase the maximum amount that a county or municipality may annually contribute to a volunteer first aid,

ambulance or rescue company.  Currently, a county or municipality may annually contribute up to $70,000 and, if any company experiences extraordinary need, an additional $35,000 annually. This bill would increase these amounts to $125,000 and $70,000 respectively.

      As reported, this bill is identical to Assembly Bill No. 3146, as was also reported by the committee on this date.