Former governor Chris Christie pocket vetoes New Jersey solar bill

By Kelsey Misbrener Despite the New Jersey legislature’s recent passage of SB 2276, outgoing governor Chris Christie declined to sign it, resulting in what’s known as a pocket veto. A pocket veto occurs when an official with veto power takes no action on a bill passed within the last 10 days of a two-year legislative session. It’s the only type of veto in which the governor does not return the bill to the legislature for a possible vote to override.
“This legislation enabled the state’s solar industry to keep growing and adding jobs,” Dave Gahl, director of state affairs, Northeast, for SEIA, said in

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