New Jersey Right to Privacy from Government Intrusion Amendment, ACR 24 (2014)
|Voting on Civil Rights|
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Text of measure
The following statement providing a summary of ACR 24 was included in the measure:
|“||Currently, the Constitution recognizes that all persons are protected against unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. This concurrent resolution proposes an amendment to the New Jersey Constitution that would clarify that people have a right to privacy from government intrusion, unless the government follows due process of law.||”|
- Assemblywoman Amy Handlin (R-13), sponsor
- Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande (R-11), sponsor
- Assemblyman Ronald Dancer (R-12), sponsor
- Assemblyman Ralph Caputo (D-28), cosponsor
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the New Jersey Constitution
In New Jersey, proposed constitutional amendments have two ways of achieving ballot access. The New Jersey Legislature can either qualify it with supermajority approval of 60 percent in one legislative session or with simple majorities in two successive sessions.
ACR 24 was introduced in the Assembly on January 16, 2014, and was referred to the Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee.
- 216th New Jersey Legislature, "Assembly Concurrent Resolution 24, as introduced," accessed June 24, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Open States, "New Jersey ACR 24, 2014-2015 Regular Session," accessed June 24, 2014
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