A legislative history is a compilation of the documents which express the purpose or intent behind the passage of a particular law. The State Library compiles histories on all New Jersey laws which are general and permanent. Appropriations, temporary and executed, and repealer acts are excluded.

Contact the Law Library at or 609-278-2640 ext. 102 to ask questions about the legislative histories on our site, or to inquire about legislative histories that are not yet available online.