Christie Announces Bipartisan Bill to Help Addicts

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is working to make it easier for some New Jersey residents to clear their minor criminal records.

On Monday, June 13th, Christie announced that a bipartisan agreement has been reached for a three-bill package that will bring help to those dealing with drug addiction and provide them with a second chance at life.

The bills would allow petitioners to expunge up to four offenses instead of three and will reduce the waiting period for adults from 10 years to six.

They will also reduce the wait time for juveniles from five years to three.

The bills will now make their way to the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate for approval before Christie officially signs them into action.

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