A proposed bill by Sen. Joseph Vitale aims to prevent drivers from smoking in a car with minors inside. Drivers could receive fines and in order to cite someone for smoking, police would have to stop the driver for some other traffic violations.
Members of the Assembly are considering a bill that would allow domestic violence victims to report firearms that haven't been seized to a court for removal. Critics say the bill misses the mark because New Jersey's definition of domestic abuse is too broad.
New Jersey has a law on the books that says three years after the first smart gun is sold anywhere in the country, state firearms dealers can only sell smart guns. That law has led to threats against store owners who try to sell the new technology.
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