New Jersey S48: Concerns juvenile incarceration and parole

This bill eliminates certain fines imposed on juveniles and eliminates New Jersey courts’ discretion to impose fines on juveniles as a penalty for delinquency. 

You can read the full text of the bill here

Key Provisions
  • Eliminates the full payment of any fine or restitution as a requirement for the termination of post-incarceration supervision.
  • Repeals the assessment of a monetary penalty for a juvenile adjudicated delinquent for an offense in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th degree or a disorderly persons or petty disorderly person offense. 
  • Repeals the assessment of $30 for each adjudication of delinquency. 
Nellie Pou (D), Annette Quijano (D), Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (D), Shirley Turner (D), Benjie Wimberly (D), Herb Conaway Jr. (D), Linda Greenstein (D), Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D), Gordon Johnson (D), Angela McKnight (D), Troy Singleton (D), Cleopatra Tucker (D)