Senator urges Christie to reconsider veto

Oct 07, 2013 | 04:24 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  scrap metal law, New Jersey bill, Shirley K. Turner, Gov. Chris Christie, veto, metals theft, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — New Jersey state Sen. Shirley K. Turner is calling on Gov. Chris Christie to reconsider his veto of a bill that would have required scrap metal buyers to maintain purchase records for at least 18 months.

Christie vetoed the bill last month, saying he was "concerned that significantly increasing record-keeping and reporting requirements on scrap metal businesses will impose substantial expenses and administrative burdens on operators in this state" (, Sept. 10).....

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