Tag: New Jersey government procurement law

DLGS Highlights Newly Enacted NJ Procurement Laws

DLGS Highlights Newly Enacted NJ Procurement Laws

The New Jersey Department of Community Affair’s Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) recently published a Local Finance Notice regarding several new laws that impact local government and/or school procurement. Covered topics include bidder ownership disclosure, competitive contracting, contracts for asphalt work, claimant certification for utility bills, federal military equipment

New Jersey Court Clarifies Veteran Property Tax Exemption

“Buy American” Legislation Clears New Jersey Assembly Committee

New Jersey lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would expand requirements that public agencies use goods made in the United States for public contracts. While the intent of the proposed law is certainly commendable, it would impose a number of new requirements on New Jersey municipalities. Assembly Bill No. 3059

Deliberative Privilege Off Limits in Government Contract Lawsuit

The Appellate Division’s recent decision in a breach-of-contract case involving the State of New Jersey will greatly influence the government’s ability to shield documents from the courtroom. The court determined that the deliberative process privilege did not apply to documents that were directly related to the lawsuit. Correctional Medical Services

Appeals Court Clarifies Ineligibility Period Under New Jersey Pay-to-Play Rules

New Jersey’s pay-to-play rules, which prevent companies from entering into public contracts after making significant political contributions, just got a bit tougher for New Jersey businesses. Yet, at the same time, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey provided much needed clarification for New Jersey state agencies