California Bill Regarding Background Checks Vetoed by Governor Newsom

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 29, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 1262 (SB 1262), legislation that would have changed superior court rules and may have provided “a more convenient process for companies conducting commercial background checks,” according to a veto message from Governor Newsom.  Introduced by California State…

New Jersey Passes Laws to Modernize State Expungement System to Help Minor Criminal Offenders

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 20, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed bipartisan legislation – Senate Bills 3306, 3307, and 3308 – that will change and modernize the state’s expungement system and help minor criminal offenders reclaim their lives, according to a press release from the Office of the Governor.