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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 872 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 302
    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 4337

    Expands eligibility of inmates for medical parole and requires inmate's enrollment in Medicaid under certain circumstances.

  • A 4326

    Reforms annual State revenue estimating and reporting, and executive State budget presentation and revenue certification processes.

  • AJR 102

    Urges federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to adopt recommendations of U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

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  • ACR 225

    Urges Congress to pass legislation funding personalized medicine.

  • A 4282

    Amends and repeals sections of "Respiratory Care Practitioner Licensing Act."

  • A 4281

    Amends Fiscal Year 2015 budget to provide one-half of certain environmental damage amounts recovered are appropriated for costs of remediation, restoration, and clean up.

Recent Votes

S 2791


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4353.0
•••No: 3037.0
•••Other: 78.0
S 1521


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6277.0
•••No: 1012.0
•••Other: 810.0
A 2771


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5366.0
•••No: 1721.0
•••Other: 1012.0
A 4165


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7290.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 810.0
A 4103


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5568.0
•••No: 1822.0
•••Other: 78.0
A 3019


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7492.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 67.0
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