Officials say homeless in N.J. are being bussed out of town

    Two New Jersey assemblymen want to make this unsavory practice illegal.

    According to CBS Philly, some New Jersey municipalities make it a habit of giving their homeless a one-way bus ticket to Atlantic City.

    Now, legislators Chris Brown and John Amodeo have authored a bill that would make it a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months imprisonment, a possible $1,000 fine, or both.

    The bill would require the municipality to notify the new town of the individual’s move and to conduct a social service evaluation before relocating someone.

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    “We want to be able to help them to hopefully become productive citizens,” said Amodeo during a N.J. 101.5 radio interview.

    He also sighted the coming summer season and the importance of tourism in the coming months.

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