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Seasonal License Extension NOT Signed (Yet)

I called Christie’s office and was told he hasn’t signed S2958 yet and has until this Tuesday to decide whether or sign it or not.


  1. Voter wrote:

    Fatal crash cover up in Belmar due to alcohol served early before seasonal license. Send this to Christie and ask that he does not sign. This crash was totally alcohol related prior to the before the normal season when Christie opened bars early by executive order. The crash and circumstances were keep very quiet.

    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10:48 am | Permalink
  2. Voter wrote:

    One of the subject seasonal bars is close to a school zone and there are special limitations. Another good point to mention to Christie

    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 10:53 am | Permalink
  3. Michael D Druz wrote:

    #1,#2 The accident in question began at the old Connelly Station, which to my information held a full license. Additionally the nearness to a school inpacted the vehicular charges not the bar in question.

    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 12:48 pm | Permalink
  4. OLD MAN wrote:

    #3 Guess it’s ok to have the bars open for an extended time. Thanks for clearing that up for us all.

    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 5:49 pm | Permalink
  5. BEN REAL wrote:

    Druz is correct about that death by auto. Not sure of the other two or more within that year.

    Friday, January 15, 2016 at 8:18 pm | Permalink
  6. School Boy wrote:

    The bill becomes law unless the Gov. vetoes it by close of day Tuesday.Christie does not have to sign the law.Christie has to veto it to stop the law.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 9:02 am | Permalink
  7. admin wrote:

    Actually I asked the woman at Christie’s office about that and she said it only becomes law if he signs it and that failing to sign it is the same as vetoing it. I wouldn’t doubt if she was wrong though.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 9:23 am | Permalink
  8. School Boy wrote:

    New Jersey The governor must sign or veto legislation within 45 days of transmittal, or it becomes law without his/her signature. If the bill’s chamber of origin is in recess, the 45-day deadline may be extended to the date that the chamber reconvenes. After session adjournment, the governor must act within 7 days after the end of the session, or the legislation becomes law.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 9:27 am | Permalink
  9. Bellemar wrote:

    What can be done to make help him veto this law? There’s already enough drinking in town. At least in the off season I can enjoy going out to dinner.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 10:04 am | Permalink
  10. Yikes wrote:

    When did they get permission for a backyard outdoor bar?

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 10:38 am | Permalink
  11. Michael D Druz wrote:

    Nice undated, no proven location provided photograph of temporary structures

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:32 am | Permalink
  12. Michael D Druz wrote:

    To the “Admin” , #8 school boy is correct, which makes Christie’s office wrong !

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:34 am | Permalink
  13. admin wrote:

    I’m not surprised. She didn’t sound like she knew what she was talking about.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 11:35 am | Permalink
  14. legion wrote:

    Our government at work. “Trust, but verify.” Ron Reagan

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 12:19 pm | Permalink
  15. Belmar Strong wrote:

    #11. Go to google earth. Clearly visible are 4 backyard semi permanent structures at D’Jais which make up the rear “beer garden”. You can also see the 2 huge steel shipping containers on the south side extending into parking lot which I think are used for storage. The new fence they put up on south side near beer garden likely to hide the porta potties which are used by patrons in the outdoor area.

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1:07 pm | Permalink
  16. admin wrote:

    Turns out Christie’s office was right. It’s called a “pocket veto”.

    From today’s Press:

    TRENTON – How’s this for a little light reading before a weekend trip to Iowa? New Jersey lawmakers plopped 158 bills onto Gov. Chris Christie’s desk in the waning days of the legislative session — on matters running the gamut from guns to tobacco.

    Christie will have until noon Tuesday to sign or veto the legislation. He has an extra option that’s not available at other times, as well – a pocket veto, which only exists at the end of a two-year session, in which a bill dies because a governor simply doesn’t act on it.

    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:58 am | Permalink
  17. niccolo' wrote:

    I would counsel Pocket that bill right now. Protect your constituents who actually reside in Belmar and vote

    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 8:50 am | Permalink
  18. The Facts wrote:

    Sent Christie the link

    to the fatal accident caused by a drunk driver on 8th Ave that occurred before the regular seasonal when under executive order was issued allowing for the 3 bars in Belmar to be open.

    Druz as usual is wrong and dumb, it ENDED at Connolly Station the driver was visibly drunk when he arrived. Many witnesses including bartenders will attest to that as the trial for this case as it proceeds. At the time the closest other open bar was one of the seasonal bars. READ Druz read you so full misinformation.

    Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 12:13 pm | Permalink

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