New Jersey State Information
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On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.
New Jersey’s state capitol resides in Trenton.
The New Jersey state legislature consists of two chambers, the senate and the General Assembly. There are 40 Senators and 80 Assembly members. Senators serve four year and two year terms. In the first two years of a new decade they serve a two year term to allow for redistricting after the US census. The cycle is 2-4-4. The members in the Assembly serve two year terms. To qualify to run for the Senate you must be 30 years old, have lived in the district for two years and the state for four years. To run for the Assembly you must be 21 years of age, lived in the district for one year and the state for two years. There are no term limits in New Jersey. The legislature term last two years and is split into two one year session. This allow business and bills filed to carry over to the next session. The term begins at noon the second Tuesday in January of an even numbered year. At the end of the second year all business expires. Both chambers are controlled by the Democrats.