New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS3375PassEstablishes maternal health care pilot program to evaluate shared decision-making tool developed by DOH and used by hospitals providing maternity services, and by birthing centers.
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2019-06-24
Approved P.L.2019, c.133.
NJS4037IntroAllows 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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2019-06-24
Introduced, 1st Reading without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS3988IntroRequires certain residential property owners, schools, and child care centers to test drinking water for lead every three years.
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2019-06-24
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3993IntroRequires landlords to provide notice to tenants concerning lead in drinking water.
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2019-06-24
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS1758PassCodifies donated leave program for State employees in career, senior executive, and unclassified service.
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2019-06-21
Approved P.L.2019, c.129.
NJS692EngrossProhibits 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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2019-06-20
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Sumter)
NJS101EnrollEstablishes commission to approve personalized handguns; requires firearm retailers to sell personalized handguns.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (24-12)
NJS1109EnrollRenames "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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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS1318IntroPermits 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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2019-06-20
Senate Amendment (29-0) (Ruiz)
NJS2046EnrollRequires institutions of higher education and proprietary degree-granting institutions to improve transparency of tuition and fees.
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (76-0-0)
NJS2691EngrossMakes supplemental appropriation of $100,000 to Commission on Human Trafficking.
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2019-06-20
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS2044EnrollEstablishes "Deaf Student's Bill of Rights."
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)
NJS2045EngrossEstablishes 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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2019-06-20
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS2994EnrollConcerns refunds following terminations or cancellations of guaranteed asset protection waivers.
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS2133EngrossMandates health benefits coverage for fertility preservation services under certain health insurance plans.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Women and Children Committee
NJS3116EngrossRequires certain medical facilities to undertake end-of-life planning and training as condition of licensure.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Health and Senior Services 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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2019-06-20
Substituted by A4430/4555 (ACS/1R)
NJS3212EnrollPermits municipalities to establish temporary supplemental zoning boards of adjustment to address application backlogs.
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-1)
NJS2525EnrollDirects 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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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS3301EnrollEstablishes "Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program Initiative" in DOH.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS3323EnrollRequires VCCO's victim counseling service to partner with trauma centers to refer certain victims to violence intervention programs.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS3376IntroRequires DOH to establish "My Life, My Plan" program to support women of childbearing age in developing reproductive life plan.
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2019-06-20
Substituted by A4938 (2R)
NJS2690EnrollProhibits 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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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-0)
NJS3491IntroRaises, over time, hourly Medicaid reimbursement rate for personal care services to $25.
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2019-06-20
Substituted by A5098 (1R)
NJS2861EnrollRequires health curriculum for public school students in grades kindergarten through 12 to include instruction on mental health.*
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (74-0-0)
NJS3590IntroEstablishes "Innovation District Designation Program."
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2019-06-20
Substituted by A5111
NJS3817EngrossAllocates Amistad Commission in but not of DOE; requires commission to elect chairperson and appoint executive director; requires public schools to include instruction on accomplishments and contributions of African Americans to American society.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS3899EnrollAllows TPAF retiree to be employed, without TPAF reenrollment, by school district as certificated superintendent or administrator for more than two years when in best interests of school district.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (33-0)
NJA5021EnrollRequires Medicaid coverage for group prenatal care services under certain circumstances.
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)
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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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (63-10-3)
NJS3965IntroRequires DEP, DOH, DCA, owners or operators of public water systems, and owners or operators of certain buildings to take certain actions to prevent and control cases of Legionnaires' disease.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3685EngrossEstablishes program to increase participation of underrepresented students in New Jersey's science and engineering workforce.
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS3971IntroAllows parents or legal custodians separated from their children because of immigration matters to appoint standby guardians.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3974IntroAuthorizes common law public nuisance suits regarding lead paint under State law; exempts Attorney General from certain aspects of public nuisance claims when pursuing lead paint actions.
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2019-06-20
To Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS3309EnrollEstablishes New Jersey Violence Intervention Program to fund violence reduction initiatives.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJA4449EnrollEstablishes crime of soliciting transfer of firearm by disqualified person.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJA312EnrollRequires certain health care facilities to provide information concerning palliative care and hospice care services.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJA5098EnrollRaises, over time, hourly Medicaid reimbursement rate for personal care services to $25.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJA4938EnrollRequires DOH to establish "My Life, My Plan" program to support women of childbearing age in developing reproductive life plan.
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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (67-8-1)
NJS3897EnrollCriminalizes purchase, transfer, or possession of certain weapons and ammunition by persons convicted of certain crimes; establishes crime of transferring or possessing firearm without serial number.*
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (33-1)
NJA5111EnrollEstablishes "Innovation District Designation Program."
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS3312EnrollRequires 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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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJA5456EnrollAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2020.
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2019-06-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJS2682IntroRequires certain health care facilities to provide information concerning palliative care and hospice care services.
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2019-06-20
Substituted by A312 (2R)
NJS498EngrossMakes various changes to "Criminal Injuries Compensation Act of 1971."
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2019-06-20
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJA4430Enroll"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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2019-06-20
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-1)
NJS3819IntroAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2020.
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2019-06-20
Substituted by A5456 (1R)
NJS491IntroRequires public and nonpublic secondary schools to annually conduct written or verbal substance use screening on all students using a particular screening program.
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2019-06-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1215IntroConcerns for-profit post-secondary educational institutions.
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2019-06-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2996IntroProvides that certain fraudulent arbitration agreements are invalid.
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2019-06-17
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
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