Senator Ronald L. Rice (D-Essex)

11 Mar: Senate Clears Rice Bill Insulating Development Plans From Changes In Regulations & Local Ordinances

TRENTON – Legislation Senator Ron Rice sponsored to allow local development applications to be evaluated under the sets of rules and ordinances in place at the time when a proposal was first filed today passed the Senate.

The measure, S-82, aims to prevent municipal officials from seeking to amend a local ordinance as a means of blocking a specific project.