The State of New Jersey is expanding the rights of its active duty soldiers by instituting “proxy marriage” in the Garden State.
What is marriage by proxy?
State Senator Diane Allen of Burlington County, sponsor of the S299 legislation in the State Senate (Assemblymen Herb Conaway Jr. of Delanco was the State Assembly sponsor), issued this explanatory press release shortly after Governor Chris Christie signed it into law earlier today:
You can read a full version of the amended bill right here. The legislation was co-sponsored by Senator James Beach.