SENATE MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
SENATE, No. 1388
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
DATED: MARCH 21, 2022
The Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee reports favorably Senate Bill No. 1388.
This bill would establish the “Military Pro Bono Program” which would provide pro bono legal representation to active-duty service members and veterans of the military in various areas of civil law. Attorneys on a volunteer basis would represent these individuals in various civil law cases including, but not limited to, family law, estate planning, immigration law, employment law, debtor-creditor law and military administrative law.
The Adjutant General of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," would adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes of this act.