New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS232PassRequires DEP to evaluate environmental and public health stressors of certain facilities on overburdened communities when reviewing certain permit applications.**
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2020-09-18
Approved P.L.2020, c.92.
NJS1147IntroRequires lead paint inspection prior to home purchases and tenant turnover; establishes educational program on lead hazards.
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2020-09-17
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2769IntroEstablishes "Minority Business Development Program" in EDA; appropriates $50 million to EDA from federal funds.
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2020-09-17
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2768IntroAuthorizes State Chief Diversity Officer to conduct disparity study concerning utilization of minority-owned and women-owned businesses in State procurement process.
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2020-09-17
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2770IntroEstablishes position of Minority Depository Institution Coordinator in EDA.
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2020-09-17
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJA3201PassRecognizes Howell House in Cape May as Harriet Tubman Museum in New Jersey.
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2020-09-17
Approved P.L.2020, c.91.
NJS2886IntroRevises law concerning standby guardianship for minor child or ward.
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2020-09-17
Transferred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA4482PassEstablishes minimum wage requirements for certain long-term care facility staff; establishes direct care ratio requirements for nursing homes; requires nursing home care rate study.**
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2020-09-16
Approved P.L.2020, c.89.
NJA4476PassEstablishes certain requirements concerning State's preparedness and response to infectious disease outbreaks, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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2020-09-16
Approved P.L.2020, c.87.
NJA4547PassAuthorizes temporary rate adjustment for certain nursing facilities; appropriates $62.3 million.
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2020-09-16
Approved P.L.2020, c.90.
NJA4481PassEstablishes New Jersey Task Force on Long-Term Care Quality and Safety.
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2020-09-16
Approved P.L.2020, c.88.
NJS703EngrossRequires certain health care professionals to undergo implicit bias training.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS705IntroRequires DOH to develop and implement plan to improve access to postpartum depression screening.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2573PassEstablishes position of State School Nurse Consultant in DOE to facilitate best practices in school nursing by advancing comprehensive school health services.*
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2020-09-14
Approved P.L.2020, c.85.
NJS647EngrossRevises cybersecurity, asset management, and related reporting requirements in "Water Quality Accountability Act." *
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
NJS2788EngrossProvides supplemental payments to long-term care facility staff providing direct care services during COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-09-14
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2798EngrossEstablishes uniform requirements on submission of outbreak response plans to DOH by long-term care facilities.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Health Committee
NJS2832IntroAllows student enrolled in institution of higher education who has completed 30 semester-hour credits to serve as substitute teacher.
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2020-09-14
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2831IntroGrants reciprocity to teachers with certain out-of-state certificates.
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2020-09-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2849IntroDirects NJ Department of Agriculture to request necessary waivers from US Department of Agriculture to provide food and meals during school closures due to COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2020-09-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2765EngrossRequires Civil Services Commission to undertake various initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity within law enforcement agencies.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee
NJS2786EngrossAllows long-term care facility employees to accrue paid sick leave.
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2020-09-14
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2517EngrossEstablishes program to adopt paratransit best practices, requires greater coordination among paratransit service providers, and establishes regional paratransit coordinating councils; appropriates $6 million.
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2020-09-14
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2785EngrossRequires long-term care facilities, as condition of licensure, to implement policies to prevent social isolation of residents.*
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2020-09-14
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS381EngrossEstablishes supervised community reintegration program in DOC for certain victims of domestic abuse.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Women and Children Committee
NJA4369EngrossImplements sentencing recommendations of the Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission to eliminate certain mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment; eliminates mandatory minimum term of imprisonment for crime of official misconduct.*
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2020-09-14
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS2488EngrossAllocates $50 million to Department of Labor and Workforce Development from federal government assistance to improve unemployment insurance benefit claims processing capacity.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS896EngrossExpands Office of Public Defender representation of juveniles; repeals section 4 of P.L. 1968, c.371.*
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2590EngrossRequires civil service examination for police and correctional police officers to include questions to identify implicit racial bias.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee
NJS2767EngrossEstablishes oversight database to aid in civil service hiring process for law enforcement officers; requires Statewide diversity analysis of law enforcement.
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2020-09-14
To Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2899IntroEstablishes Safe Remote Learning Program in DOE to support provision of remote instruction facilities by public schools.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2898IntroEstablishes Emergency Child Care Assistance Program for School Staff in DHS throughout duration of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2900IntroRequires OIT to establish Statewide wireless network through public-private partnership agreement.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJSCR124IntroPetitions federal government for emergency response funding to support safe reopening of schools following COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-09-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2811IntroRequires school report card to include information concerning number of mental health professionals and security personnel employed by each school district.*
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2020-09-14
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2908IntroIncreases child care provider payments and revises hourly limits on child care for school-aged children under subsidized child care assistance program during 2020-2021 school year.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR83IntroRequests that National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum admit baseball legend John Donaldson into Hall of Fame.
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2020-09-14
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS19PassDesignates, as State and public holiday, third Friday in June as Juneteenth Day.*
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2020-09-10
Approved P.L.2020, c.76.
NJS2455PassProhibits lawful presence in United States as qualification for obtaining professional or occupational license.
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2020-09-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.75.
NJA1906PassIncludes false incrimination and filing false police report as form of bias intimidation; establishes crime of false 9-1-1 call with purpose to intimidate or harass based on race or other protected class.
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2020-08-31
Approved P.L.2020, c.73.
NJA3971PassAuthorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties.
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2020-08-31
Approved P.L.2020, c.74.
NJA4320PassExtends ballot receipt and election certification deadlines; increases certain messenger and bearer ballot limits: requires certain information to increase public awareness and use of voting by mail.**
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2020-08-28
Approved P.L.2020, c.71.
NJA4276PassEstablishes "The Ballot Cure Act" to modify and establish various voting procedures.
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2020-08-28
Approved P.L.2020, c.70.
NJS698EnrollAllows 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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2020-08-27
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (66-5-4)
NJS2451IntroPermits modification of scope of work or terms and conditions of contract between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-08-27
Substituted by A3996 (2R)
NJA3641PassRequires DLPS to incorporate implicit bias in cultural diversity training materials for law enforcement officers; makes mandatory cultural diversity and implicit bias training for law enforcement officers.
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2020-08-27
Approved P.L.2020, c.68.
NJS2704EnrollAppropriates $30 million to EDA from federal "Coronavirus Relief Fund" to assist food establishments impacted by Executive Order No. 158.
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2020-08-27
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)
NJS1163EnrollRequires law enforcement officers to wear body cameras.
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2020-08-27
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (32-0)
NJA4373EnrollEstablishes youthful age of defendant as mitigating factor in sentencing.
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2020-08-27
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (32-7)
NJA3996EngrossPermits modification of scope of work or terms and conditions of contract between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-08-27
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
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