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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

#Kindness for Christopher inspires new law

Daily Record | William Westhoven

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Tuesday that hopes to prevent future tragedies like the one experienced last year by the D'Amico family of Mount Arlington.

Sen. Anthony R. Bucco (R-25) sponsored the “Christopher’s Law” legislation to increase awareness of the dangers of operating pontoon boats in New Jersey waterways. The bill was named in honor of 10-year-old Christopher D’Amico of Mount Arlington, who was tragically killed in a pontoon boating accident on Lake Hopatcong on June 24.

"We are very excited the governor signed this into law," said Christopher's father, Chris D'Amico, "It's nice when you have a story with a happy ending once in a while." Continue reading
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