ASSEMBLY MILITARY AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

ASSEMBLY, No. 506

 

with committee amendments

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED:  JUNE 6, 2024

 

      The Assembly Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee reports favorably and with committee amendments Assembly Bill No. 506.

     As amended, this bill allows the use of special license plates or a placard issued to a disabled veteran (veteran) or Purple Heart recipient (recipient) to permit a veteran or recipient to be exempt from paying a parking meter fee (fee) when driving or traveling as a passenger in a motor vehicle regardless of the vehicle’s ownership.  The exemption does not apply to instances when the motor vehicle is parked for more than 24 hours at one location where the motor vehicle is subject to a fee.

      This bill was pre-filed for introduction in the 2024-2025 session pending technical review.  As reported, the bill includes the changes required by technical review, which has been performed.

 

COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS:

      The committee amended the bill to remove an unnecessary article.