Bill to protect rights of developmentally disabled people stalled in Senate
A bill currently stalled in the state Senate aims to protect the developmentally disabled.
Group home residents would collectively be able to decide whether to agree to video surveillance under Billy Cray’s law.
Some disability rights groups have privacy concerns.
“And I’m not speaking just on behalf of my son,” said Martha Cray, Billy Cray’s mother. “I’m speaking out for, and I’m speaking on behalf of the families, for all of New Jersey.”
Billy Cray’s law is currently sponsored by Republican Sen. Edward Durr.
Democratic Senator Joe Vitale has yet to schedule it for committee vote.