New Jersey Senator Joseph Vitale [D]

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NJS499EngrossProvides for improved system for eligibility determination for Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare.
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2019-06-13
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS984EngrossEstablishes certain requirements, including allowable fees, for provision of medical records to patients, legally authorized representatives, and authorized third parties.
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2019-06-13
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJA5021EngrossRequires Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services under certain circumstances.
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2019-06-13
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJSCR175IntroAmends Constitution to prohibit denial of coverage by certain health insurers based on preexisting conditions.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Commerce Committee
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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2019-06-10
Senate Amendment (27-0) (Vitale)
NJS3405IntroRequires Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services under certain circumstances.
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2019-06-10
Substituted by A5021 (2R)
NJS2861EngrossRequires health curriculum for public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to include instruction on mental health.*
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2019-06-10
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJA10EngrossRevises requirements to authorize and access medical cannabis; establishes Cannabis Regulatory Commission; revises permit requirements for alternative treatment centers; and establishes additional legal protections for patients and caregivers. *
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2019-06-06
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS3900IntroRequires certain long-term care facilities to submit outbreak response plan to DOH.
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2019-06-06
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS626IntroClarifies prohibition on preexisting condition exclusions in health insurance policies.
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2019-06-03
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS993IntroAuthorizes expedited partner therapy, under which sexual partners or patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted disease are treated without prior clinical examination.
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2019-06-03
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1961Intro"Consumer Access to Health Care Act"; eliminates requirement of joint protocol with physician for advanced practice nurses to prescribe medication.
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2019-06-03
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3806IntroEstablishes open enrollment period under Individual Health Coverage Program.
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2019-06-03
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3807IntroAuthorizes DOBI to establish State-based exchange for certain health benefits plans.
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2019-06-03
Combined with S49 (SCS)
NJS3882IntroRequires health insurance carriers to adhere to certain practices to protect health information related to sensitive services.
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2019-06-03
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS3861IntroEstablishes Office of Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders Policy to oversee, direct, and coordinate resources, funding, and data tracking concerning treatment of substance abuse disorders.
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2019-06-03
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3862IntroEstablishes pilot program for integrated system of treatment for opioid use disorders.
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2019-06-03
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS49IntroAuthorizes DOBI to establish State-based exchange for certain health insurance plans and coordinate with Department of Human Services.*
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2019-06-03
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS10IntroRevises requirements to authorize and access medical cannabis; establishes Cannabis Regulatory Commission; revises permit requirements for alternative treatment centers; and establishes additional legal protections for patients and caregivers.**
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2019-05-30
Substituted by A10 (ACS/1R)
NJS3314IntroRequires DHS to ensure medication assisted treatment benefits under Medicaid program are provided without the imposition of prior authorization requirements.
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2019-05-30
Substituted by A4744 (1R)
NJS3821IntroEnters New Jersey into Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3813IntroExpands "Law Against Discrimination" to apply to health programs and activities and to prohibit discrimination based on association with individuals in protected classes.
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2019-05-30
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA4744EnrollRequires DHS to ensure medication assisted treatment benefits under Medicaid program are provided without the imposition of prior authorization requirements.
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2019-05-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJS3815IntroMakes child support arrearages collectable anytime by public welfare or other social services board or agency against obligor or obligor's estate based on amount of public assistance provided due to obligor's failure to pay support.
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2019-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS954EnrollEnters New Jersey in enhanced multistate Nurse Licensure Compact.*
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2019-05-23
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (76-0-0)
NJA1220Enroll"Drama Therapists and Dance/Movement Therapists Licensing Act."
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2019-05-16
2nd Reading in the Assembly on Concur. w/Gov.'s Recommend.
NJS3748IntroRequires DOT Commissioner to advertise availability of certain transportation programs and services.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS3739IntroEstablishes new liability standards in sexual abuse lawsuits filed against public entities and public employees.
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2019-05-16
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3742IntroRequires retail pharmacies to stock and dispense emergency contraception.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3741IntroRequires for-profit hospitals to report certain information to DOH.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3740IntroRequires restaurants to provide healthy beverages with meals designated for children.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS845IntroPermits pharmacists to furnsh self-administered hormonal contraceptives pursuant to a standing order, in accordance with protocols established by Board of Pharmacy and Board of Medical Examiners; clarifies certain health insurance coverage for contra...
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2019-05-13
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS477PassExtends 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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2019-05-13
Approved P.L.2019, c.120.
NJS1948EngrossMakes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Provider Demonstration Project permanent and renames program.
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2019-05-13
[Hearing: Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2682IntroRequires certain health care facilities to provide information concerning palliative care and hospice care services.
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2019-05-13
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3334EngrossExempts certain surgical technologists from general educational and training requirements.
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2019-05-13
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJSJR115EngrossEstablishes New Jersey Pharmacogenomics Commission.
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2019-05-13
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3484IntroEstablishes certain requirements concerning rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, and HIV-positive residents of long-term care facilities. *
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2019-05-13
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2321IntroAuthorizes public libraries to maintain supply of opioid antidotes and permits emergency administration of opioid antidote by librarian or other trained library employee.
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2019-05-13
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJA4285PassRequires Commissioner of Health to develop voluntary registry to collect cancer incidence data from firefighters.
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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.113.
NJA4799PassPermits 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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2019-05-10
Approved P.L.2019, c.118.
NJS3406PassCodifies current practice regarding completion of Perinatal Risk Assessment form by certain Medicaid health care providers.*
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2019-05-08
Approved P.L.2019, c.88.
NJA1862PassEstablishes 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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2019-05-01
Approved P.L.2019, c.75.
NJS3129PassRequires Commissioner of DOLWD to create list of labor organizations that represent workers on public work projects.
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2019-04-25
Approved P.L.2019, c.61.
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.
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)
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.
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
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
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