New Jersey High School Senior Photography Law

 
 

You can choose the photographer you want. The school must use the photo in the yearbook if it is similar to the style of the others.

 
     
 

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1 - C.18A:18A-49.3

P.L. 2003, CHAPTER 313, approved January 20, 2004

Senate, No. 2567

1 AN ACT concerning school photographers and supplementing chapter

2 18A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

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4 BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State

5 of New Jersey:

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7 1. A board of education may enter into a contract with a

8 photographer for the taking of pupil yearbook pictures. The hiring of

9 a photographer shall not prohibit a pupil from engaging a

10 photographer of the pupil's choice nor prevent a picture taken by that

11 photographer from appearing in the yearbook if the picture meets the

12 specifications of the yearbook staff.

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14 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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17 STATEMENT

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19 This bill provides that a board of education may enter into a

20 contract with a photographer for the taking of pupil yearbook pictures.

21 The hiring of a photographer would not prohibit a pupil from engaging

22 a photographer of the pupil's choice nor prevent a picture taken by

23 that photographer from appearing in the yearbook if the picture meets

24 the specifications of the yearbook staff.

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29 Provides that school board may contract with photographer for

30 yearbook and may not prohibit use of pictures made by other

31 photographers.