New Jersey Senator Joseph Vitale [D]

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NJA2031PassEnhances enforcement and oversight of mental health condition and substance use disorder parity laws.**
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2019-04-11
Approved P.L.2019, c.58.
NJS477EnrollExtends statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims; expands categories of potential defendants in civil actions; creates two-year window for parties to bring previously time-barred actions based on sexual abuse.*
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (71-0-5)
NJS1948EngrossMakes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Provider Demonstration Project permanent and renames program.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJS1339IntroEnhances enforcement and oversight of mental health condition and substance use disorder parity laws.**
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2019-03-25
Substituted by A2031 (ACS/2R)
NJS3406EnrollCodifies current practice regarding completion of Perinatal Risk Assessment form by certain Medicaid health care providers.*
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2019-03-25
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS3334EngrossExempts certain surgical technologists from general educational and training requirements.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJA1862EnrollEstablishes Maternal Mortality Review Committee to annually review and report on rates and causes of maternal mortality and morbidity in New Jersey, and to recommend improvements in maternal care.*
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (79-0-1)
NJA4285EnrollRequires Commissioner of Health to develop voluntary registry to collect cancer incidence data from firefighters.
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (80-0-0)
NJS10IntroRevises requirements to authorize and access medical cannabis; establishes requirements for institutional caregivers; revises permit requirements for alternative treatment centers; and establishes additional legal protections for patients and caregiv...
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2019-03-18
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2922PassRevises standard for presence of medical examiner during removal of anatomical gift from decedent.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.49.
NJS3314IntroRequires DHS to ensure medication assisted treatment benefits under Medicaid program are provided without the imposition of prior authorization requirements.
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2019-03-18
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJSJR119EngrossDesignates March 22 of each year as "Doula Appreciation Day" in NJ.
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2019-03-18
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJSJR115EngrossEstablishes New Jersey Pharmacogenomics Commission.
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee
NJS2861EngrossRequires health curriculum for public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to include instruction on mental health.*
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS499EngrossProvides for improved system for eligibility determination for Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare.
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2019-03-11
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS484EngrossRevises Newborn Screening program in DOH.
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2019-03-11
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS1048IntroConcerns payment of freelance workers.
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2019-03-04
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3081IntroRequires health curriculum for public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to include instruction on mental health.
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2019-03-04
Combined with S2861 (SCS)
NJS3405IntroRequires Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services under certain circumstances.
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2019-03-04
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3523IntroEstablishes "James Nicholas Rentas's Law," revises "New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act."
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2019-03-04
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS954EngrossEnters New Jersey in enhanced multistate Nurse Licensure Compact.*
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2019-02-25
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS3129EnrollRequires Commissioner of DOLWD to create list of labor organizations that represent workers on public work projects.
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2019-02-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS495IntroEstablishes Maternal Mortality Review Committee to annually review and report on rates and causes of maternal mortality and morbidity in New Jersey, and to recommend improvements in maternal care.*
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2019-02-21
Substituted by A1862 (3R)
NJS2915IntroPermits application for PERS accidental disability benefit for injury sustained after January 2003 while employed at State psychiatric institution or correctional facility immediately prior to PERS membership.
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2019-02-21
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3315IntroPermits self-administration of hydrocortisone sodium succinate by students for adrenal insufficiency and requires that school districts and nonpublic schools establish policy for emergency administration of medication.
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2019-02-21
Substituted by A4799 (1R)
NJS3313IntroRequires Commissioner of Health to develop voluntary registry to collect cancer incidence data from firefighters.
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2019-02-21
Substituted by A4285 (1R)
NJA4799EnrollPermits self-administration of hydrocortisone sodium succinate by students for adrenal insufficiency and requires that school districts and nonpublic schools establish policy for emergency administration of medication.
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2019-02-21
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-0)
NJS3484IntroEstablishes certain requirements concerning rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, and intersex residents of long-term care facilities.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSR126IntroUrges CDC to adopt uniform data system to collect information on maternal mortality.
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2019-02-07
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3466IntroProvides that New Jersey residents have access to one cost-free postpartum home visit.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA1220Enroll"Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act."
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2019-01-31
Conditional Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJA3666PassRequires public works contractors to have certain certifications; requires certain contractors to participate in apprenticeship program.**
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2019-01-31
Approved P.L.2019, c.21.
NJS3029Intro"Linda's Law"; prohibits electric public utilities from discontinuing service to customers using life-sustaining equipment with verification of use of equipment.
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2019-01-24
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3379IntroEstablishes "Comprehensive Geriatric Fall Prevention Pilot Program" in DHS; appropriates $26 million.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3380IntroExpands availability of NJ FamilyCare Advantage program.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2889IntroRequires DHS to develop outreach plan to inform certain students about Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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2019-01-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3309IntroEstablishes New Jersey Violence Intervention Program to fund violence reduction initiatives.
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2019-01-15
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3293IntroAuthorizes Overdose Prevention Centers.
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3310IntroPermits certain retirees to choose health care coverage under traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage plan options offered by SHBP or SEHBP.
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2019-01-15
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3311IntroRequires replacement of the terms "mother" and "father" with the terms "parent or guardian" on all State blanks, forms, documents, and applications.
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2019-01-15
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3308IntroRequires health benefits coverage for intrauterine insemination.
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2019-01-15
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS3312IntroRequires certain hospitals to provide hospital-based or hospital-linked violence intervention programs, in order to be designated as Level One or Level Two trauma centers.
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3304IntroCreates "Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Pilot Program."
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS959PassEstablishes New Jersey Caregiver Task Force to evaluate and provide recommendations on caregiver support services.
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2018-12-28
Approved P.L.2018, c.166.
NJS866PassExtends eligibility for certain individuals for emergency assistance.
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2018-12-20
Approved P.L.2018, c.164.
NJS675Intro"Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act."
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2018-12-17
Substituted by A1220
NJS2845PassAmends Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations act to revise increase in Work First New Jersey benefits.
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2018-12-17
Approved P.L.2018, c.150.
NJS3071IntroRequires public works contractors to have certain certifications; requires certain contractors to participate in apprenticeship program.*
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2018-12-17
Substituted by A3666 (ACS/1R)
NJS3244IntroRequires de-identified patient data from electronic health records systems to be transmitted to DOH for analysis of Statewide health and disease trends.
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2018-12-03
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3229IntroCreates two categories of driver's licenses and identification cards; allows residents unable to prove lawful presence in US to receive permits, and standard driver's licenses or identification cards; permits MVC to increase certain fees.
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2018-12-03
To Senate Transportation Committee
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