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Gary S Schaer

Democratic — Assembly Member — District 36
Available Terms:
  • 2008-2009
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • 2014-2015

Gary S Schaer represents Assembly District 36 in the New Jersey Assembly, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 910 bills.

2006 152292.5
2008 292006.5
2010 582510.43
2012 634373.8

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • District Office:

    1 Howe Avenue, Suite 401
    Passaic, NJ 07055
    Phone: 973-249-3665



News and Blog Coverage

Bill to Improve Reporting and Disclosure of Tax Expenditures Heads to Governor’s Desk

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Gary Schaer, Daniel R. Benson, Timothy Eustace and Gabriela Mosquera sponsored to improve reporting and disclosure requirements on state tax expenditures and impose a seven-year limit on the duration of new state tax expenditure enactments received final legislative approval Thursday and now heads ...

Resolution Condemning Global Anti-Semitism Advanced by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assemblywoman Pamela Rosen Lampitt, Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald and Assemblymen Vince Mazzeo, Gary Schaer, Joseph Lagana, and Tim Eustace sponsored condemning global acts of Anti-Semitism and calling for expansion of Holocaust education programs to combat prejudice was advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.

Bills to Make SNAP Application Process More Efficient & Speed Up Delivery of Benefits Advances

(TRENTON) – Two Assembly approved bills sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Gary Schaer, Gabriela Mosquera, Nancy Pinkin, Elian Pintor Marin, Carmelo Garcia and Cleopatra Tucker to prevent delays and ensure that residents in need who apply for food benefits receive them in a timely manner were advanced Monday ...

Eustace, Schaer & Mazzeo Bill to Help Generate Savings for Municipal & County Governments Clears Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Tim Eustace, Gary Schaer and Vincent Mazzeo that would allow New Jersey counties and municipalities to save money by eliminating the statutory requirement that health officers and environmental health specialists receive the maximum salary within five years on the job was released Monday ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • A 4670

    Permits up to 10 children to be cared for by a registered family day care provider.

  • A 4671

    Establishes New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and Business Partnerships.

  • A 4635

    Requires Office of the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly to develop informational posters describing phone-based complaint procedure, to be conspicuously displayed in certain facilities.

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  • A 4634

    Permits charter school to limit admission to single gender, students at-risk of academic failure, students with disabilities, or English language learners.

  • A 4665

    Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in companies that boycott Israel or Israeli businesses.

  • A 4664

    Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities through accountability and transparency; upgrades crimes against individuals with developmental disabilities.

Recent Votes

ACR 244


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4556.0
•••No: 67.0
•••Other: 2936.0
ACR 244


Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 2632.0
•••No: 4151.0
•••Other: 1316.0
A 4602


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6378.0
•••No: 45.0
•••Other: 1316.0
A 4602


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6783.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 1113.0
A 4604


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4860.0
•••No: 3037.0
•••Other: 22.0
A 4410


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7695.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 45.0
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