New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS1832EngrossEstablishes loan redemption program and tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.*
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2019-09-12
Passed by the Senate (31-0)
NJS3069IntroEnhances pre-apprenticeship programs and allocates funds therefor.
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2019-09-12
Senate Amendment (23-0) (Ruiz)
NJS3614IntroApplies provisions of "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act" to proprietary schools and Independent institutions of higher education and limits eligibility for State student assistance programs.*
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2019-09-12
Senate Amendment (23-0) (Cryan)
NJS3309EnrollEstablishes New Jersey Violence Intervention Program to fund violence reduction initiatives.
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2019-09-12
2nd Reading in the Senate on Concur. w/Governor's Recommend. (30-0)
NJSR155PassCondemns President Trump's racist comments directed at members of Congress.
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2019-09-12
Filed with Secretary of State
NJSJR151IntroDesignates first Saturday of October as "Latino Clergy Day."
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2019-09-12
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS4154IntroRevises expungement eligibility and procedures, including new "clean slate" automated process to render convictions and related records inaccessible; creates e-filing system for expungements; eliminates expungement filing fees; appropriates $15 milli...
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2019-09-12
Introduced, 1st Reading without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2830IntroRevises certain definitions in "Gestational Carrier Agreement Act."
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2019-09-10
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3567IntroRequires 60 day notice concerning tuition rate changes by licensed child care centers.
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2019-09-10
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3945IntroProhibits discrimination on basis of hair under "Law Against Discrimination."
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2019-09-10
Transferred to Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS4110IntroAllows municipalities to adopt ordinance to enter properties to perform lead service line replacements.
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2019-09-10
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS3075EnrollRequires DOH to regulate and license embryo storage facilities.
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2019-08-27
Received in the Assembly on Concurrence with Gov. Recommend.
NJS1318EngrossPermits counties and non-governmental, community-based agencies to establish family justice centers which provide coordinated, multi-agency governmental and non-governmental assistance to victims of certain crimes and offenses, including domestic vio...
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2019-08-23
To Assembly Women and Children Committee
NJS1126PassRequires public school districts to provide instruction on "New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act" as part of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.250.
NJS2691PassMakes supplemental appropriation of $100,000 to Commission on Human Trafficking.
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.258.
NJS2804EnrollRequires young children entering public schools or Head Start Programs for first time to have comprehensive eye examination completed.
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2019-08-23
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS2538PassMakes New Jersey National Guard members with NGB-22 form eligible for certain veterans' benefits.
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.255.
NJS1887PassDirects Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to establish pilot program to assist certain unemployed and underemployed individuals to complete industry-valued Credentials in 12 months. *
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.252.
NJS3205EnrollRevises expungement eligibility and procedures. *
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2019-08-23
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS3254EngrossAppropriates total of $160,000 from General Fund to Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers University-Newark to establish Civic Leadership Summer Program.
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2019-08-23
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS2690PassProhibits pharmacy benefits managers and carriers from engaging in "clawback" and "gag clause" practices; requires certain disclosures by pharmacists; requires Director of Division of Consumer Affairs to conduct public information campaign.***
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.257.
NJSCR163EngrossUrges Congress to reauthorize "Violence Against Women Act."
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2019-08-23
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS1948PassMakes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Provider Demonstration Project permanent and renames program.
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2019-08-23
Approved P.L.2019, c.253.
NJSCR166EngrossUrges Secretary of Higher Education and Educational Opportunity Fund Board to study and modernize program regulations, particularly regulations related to student funding priority levels.
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2019-08-23
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS3901EnrollExtends the application deadlines for the Grow NJ Assistance Program and the State and local Economic Redevelopment and Growth Grant Programs.
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2019-08-23
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJA5098EnrollRaises, over time, hourly Medicaid reimbursement rate for personal care services to $25.
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2019-08-23
Conditional Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJS4037EngrossAllows public office holder or candidate to use political contributions to pay for child care expenses related to office or campaign activities.
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2019-08-23
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJS1735PassRequires certain public facilities and offices to provide on-site lactation room; DOH to provide information about lactation room availability; and DOE to provide information on lactation policies in schools.
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2019-08-15
Approved P.L.2019, c.242.
NJSJR129PassDesignates third Sunday of September of each year as "Puerto Rico Day" in New Jersey.
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2019-08-15
Approved P.L.2019, JR-20.
NJA5527PassRequires certain long-term care facilities to submit outbreak response plan to DOH.
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2019-08-15
Approved P.L.2019, c.243.
NJS1109PassRenames "Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Act" as "Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Act"; permits physician assistants to sign and modify POLST forms; requires continuing education concerning end-of-life care.*
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.218.
NJS3212PassPermits municipalities to establish temporary supplemental zoning boards of adjustment to address application backlogs.
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.225.
NJS2861PassRequires health curriculum for public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to include instruction on mental health.*
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.222.
NJA5021PassRequires Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services under certain circumstances.
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.237.
NJA312PassRequires certain health care facilities to provide information concerning palliative care and hospice care services.
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.227.
NJA4938PassRequires DOH to establish "My Life, My Plan" program to support women of childbearing age in developing reproductive life plan.
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2019-08-09
Approved P.L.2019, c.236.
NJA5111PassEstablishes "Innovation District Designation Program."
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2019-08-08
Approved P.L.2019, c.214.
NJS1150PassAuthorizes DCA to establish flexible multiple dwelling inspection schedule; requires multiple dwelling owners to file certain registrations. *
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.202.
NJS2044PassEstablishes "Deaf Student's Bill of Rights."
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.204.
NJS2045PassEstablishes Working Group on Deaf Education; directs DOE to develop parent resource guide; requires DOE and DOH to collect and report certain data on elays in deaf and hard of hearing children from birth to age 5.*
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.205.
NJS2525PassDirects Adjutant General to enter into agreements with legal services organizations to provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness.
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.207.
NJS3301PassEstablishes "Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program Initiative" in DOH.
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.208.
NJS3323PassRequires VCCO's victim counseling service to partner with trauma centers to refer certain victims to violence intervention programs.
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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.210.
NJS3312PassRequires 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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2019-08-05
Approved P.L.2019, c.209.
NJS1149PassProvides for appointment of Student Loan Ombudsman and regulates student loan servicers.*
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2019-07-30
Approved P.L.2019, c.200.
NJS2046PassRequires institutions of higher education and proprietary degree-granting institutions to improve transparency of tuition and fees.
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2019-07-30
Approved P.L.2019, c.201.
NJS692PassProhibits the DOE from regulating maximum salary amount school district may pay its superintendent of schools and codifies standards for contract review.*
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2019-07-19
Approved P.L.2019, c.169.
NJS2489PassRequires board of education to post information about child abuse hotline in each school.
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2019-07-19
Approved P.L.2019, c.178.
NJS2944PassPermits certain council members to appoint up to four fulltime equivalent aides; allows these aide positions to be divided into part-time positions.
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2019-07-19
Approved P.L.2019, c.180.
NJS2994PassConcerns refunds following terminations or cancellations of guaranteed asset protection waivers.
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2019-07-19
Approved P.L.2019, c.181.
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