30 Apr: Sweeney Bill Creating Registry To Protect Developmentally Disabled Signed Into Law

Legislation Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney sponsored to create a statewide registry of caregivers for the developmentally disabled who have harmed someone they were supposed to protect was today signed into law by Governor Chris Christie.

The new law establishes a Central Registry of Offenders Against Individuals with Developmental Disabilities to prevent caregivers with histories of abusing the developmentally disabled from harming other individuals.