Bergen County Blue Laws List

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Bergen County is the last county in the U.S. with blue laws that prohibit shopping for certain kinds of goods on Sundays. We asked Bergen County residents for their thoughts on the ban.

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The Sunday Closing Law. Bergen County has by referendum elected to retain the Sunday Closing Law, N.J.S.A. 2A:171-1.1 et seq. As a result, the sale of certain items is still prohibited and the law should still be enforced.

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Blue laws, also known as Sunday laws, are laws that restrict or ban some or all activities on specified days (most often on Sundays in the western world), particularly to promote the observance of a day of rest. Such laws may restrict shopping or ban sale of certain items on specific days. Blue laws are enforced in parts of the United States and Canada as well as …

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Bergen County’s blue laws are not necessarily a bad thing. Opponents desire the laws’ repeal to “modernize” the county and increase revenue. I argue to keep the laws because they make residents take a break from their busy lives and to just relax. Whatever your opinion, many Bergen county officials agree with the laws, striking down Governor Christie’s 2010 …

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Gina: End Bergen County’s ‘blue laws’ May 9, 2011 at 9:45 am Leave a comment. Elizabeth Randall. Bergen County Clerk. 1 Bergen County Plaza. Hackensack, NJ 07601. Dear Ms Randall: I am writing this letter on behalf of the many people and residents that have to go out of their way and be inconvenienced every Sunday, in order to do some shopping, because of …

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Over several decades, all but Bergen County repeal them. 1980: A county-wide referendum to repeal Bergen's blue laws is voted down 192,394 to 157,648. 1993: A second county-wide repeal referendum

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Many Bergen County officials vowed to fight any blue law repeal. They also challenged Christie’s surprise statement that the Xanadu mega-shopping complex under construction on state land in East

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- Bergen County Municipalities - Associate Business Members - Tax Sale - Treasurer's Report - Useful Links - Suggestion Box - Map of Bergen County - Photo Gallery. Bergen TCTA By-laws (revised July 2011) Please click HERE to view or print a copy of the Bergen TCTA By-laws. Website designed as a courtesy to Bergen County TCTA by All Covered, IT Services from …

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A long time ago, old people in Bergen County decided they did't want to see traffic ruining their Sundays in Bergen County, so lawmakers passed a … Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Search within r/newjersey. r/newjersey. Log In Sign Up. User account menu. Found the internet! 6. Can we get rid of the Blue Law in …

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Bergen C. has blue laws. what a blessing and surprisingly ;)) (live, price) User Name: Remember Me: Password : Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll

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But Bergen County’s blue laws may be the most famous of all. It’s one of the last locations in the country to have such laws, but even Bergen County residents don’t totally understand them, let alone Jersey folk who live elsewhere. Heck, even Alex Trebek was confused when a Jeopardy answer on Bergen County’s blue laws came up on Tuesday. The host …

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Repeal the Blue Laws in Bergen County and Allow the Stores to Open! This petition had 296 supporters. Scott Tesser started this petition to Bergen County's Blue Laws. If I need something on Sunday, I go to New York. So NJ loses the tax revenue and the local businesses lose out. Traffic is a part of living in a populated area, five miles from NYC.

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A Christie spokesman said in an e-mail that Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan plans to ask the governor to lift the blue laws ban next week. Jeanne Baratta, Donovan’s chief of staff

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The blue law enforced in the county is actually a state law that each county could reject by voter referendum, with 20 of the state’s 21 counties having voted to reject the legal option to enforce the law. Thus one of the largest and most popular commercial shopping cores of the New York metropolitan areais almost completely closed on Sunday (grocery stores, …

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In Jan. 1986, Gov. Tom Kean signed a bill into law that allowed Bergen municipalities to have their own blue laws, even if the county at some point removed its bans. The state Supreme Court upheld

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What are bergen countys blue laws?

Bergen County is one of the last in the United States to enforce “blue laws,” the seemingly pesky restrictions on what is bought and sold on Sundays. The history of blue laws in Bergen County began in the 1950s, when cavernous shopping centers, like the Garden State Plaza, opened their doors.

What are the blue laws in paramus nj?

Paramus has a unique take on the blue laws. In Jan. 1986, Gov. Tom Kean signed a bill into law that allowed Bergen municipalities to have their own blue laws, even if the county at some point removed its bans. The state Supreme Court upheld that option six months later.

Did jeopardy confuse the laws of bergen county?

The Jeopardy host (and contestants) were totally confused about the laws on Tuesday’s show. Bergen County is famous for a few things in particular: malls, traffic, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But Bergen County’s blue laws may be the most famous of all.

What is bergen county famous for?

Bergen County is famous for a few things in particular: malls, traffic, The Real Housewives of New Jersey. But Bergen County’s blue laws may be the most famous of all. It’s one of the last locations in the country to have such laws, but even Bergen County residents don’t totally understand them, let alone Jersey folk who live elsewhere.

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