New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJA4134Pass"New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Act"; establishes retirement savings program for certain workers; establishes standard contribution level of 3 percent.*
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2019-03-28
Approved P.L.2019, c.56.
NJS768EnrollRequires institutions of higher education to develop open textbook plan.
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2019-03-25
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS875EnrollEstablishes the "Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights."
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)
NJS703EnrollEstablishes pilot program in DOE to recruit disadvantaged or minority men to teach in certain underperforming schools under alternate route program.*
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (78-1-0)
NJS1150EngrossAuthorizes DCA to establish flexible multiple dwelling inspection schedule; requires multiple dwelling owners to file certain registrations. *
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJS1834EngrossRequires each public institution of higher education to post its budget on the institution's website.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJS1874IntroEstablishes special license plates to bring awareness to breast cancer.
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2019-03-25
Senate Amendment (32-0) (Ruiz)
NJS1570IntroCreates certain assistance and set-aside programs for businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender persons, by persons with a disability, and by veterans.*
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2019-03-25
Senate Substitution (28-0) (Weinberg)
NJS2654EngrossProhibits use of education, occupation, and credit score as rating factors in automobile insurance underwriting.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (23-13)
NJS2653IntroRequires Department of Education to develop guidelines for school districts concerning child trafficking awareness and prevention.*
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2019-03-25
Substituted by A1428 (2R)
NJS1758EnrollCodifies donated leave program for State employees in career, senior executive, and unclassified service.
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2019-03-25
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (75-0-0)
NJS2944EngrossPermits 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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2019-03-25
Passed by the Assembly (58-16-1)
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)
NJS3066EngrossCreates five year High-Growth Industry Regional Apprenticeship Development Grant Pilot Program.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJS3067IntroEstablishes five year Apprentice Assistance and Support Services Pilot Program.
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2019-03-25
Senate Amendment (27-0) (Ruiz)
NJS3119IntroDirects NJ State Council on Arts to create and disseminate best practices guide for at-risk youth arts programs; requires council to assist government entities creating programs that adopt best practices.
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2019-03-25
Substituted by A4500
NJS1130IntroRequires school districts to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education in grades preschool through 12 as part of New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.*
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2019-03-25
Substituted by A769 (4R)
NJS1784EnrollProvides Medicaid coverage for doula care.
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2019-03-25
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (33-0)
NJS3378EnrollProhibits health benefits coverage for certain non-medically indicated early elective deliveries under Medicaid program, SHBP, and SEHBP.
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2019-03-25
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (30-3)
NJS3375EnrollEstablishes 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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2019-03-25
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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2019-03-25
Senate Amendment (27-0) (Ruiz)
NJSCR155EngrossCondemns US Department of Homeland Security's proposed regulations that would allow consideration of credit reports and scores in immigration decisions.*
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (26-11)
NJS3452EngrossRequires certain consumer reporting agencies to make consumer reports available to consumers in Spanish and certain other languages.*
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (34-0)
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)
NJS2256EngrossEstablishes Main Street Assistance Program to encourage business development in small municipalities.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJS1508EngrossEliminates motor vehicle surcharges following retirement of bonds and debts tied to surcharges.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (39-0)
NJSCR98EngrossDeclares opposition to federal mandate that driver's license be suspended for drug offenses.
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2019-03-25
Passed by the Senate (24-12)
NJA769EngrossRequires school districts to incorporate age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education in grades preschool through 12 as part of New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.*
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2019-03-25
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJA4500EnrollDirects NJ State Council on Arts to create and disseminate best practices guide for at-risk youth arts programs; requires council to assist government entities creating programs that adopt best practices.
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2019-03-25
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
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)
NJA1428EngrossRequires Department of Education to develop guidelines for school districts concerning child trafficking awareness and prevention.**
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2019-03-25
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJSCR163IntroUrges Congress to reauthorize "Violence Against Women Act."
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2019-03-21
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS121PassBars provisions in employment contracts that waive rights or remedies; bars agreements that conceal details relating to discrimination claims.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.39.
NJS2712PassMandates certain training for DOE arbitrators.*
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.45.
NJS2715PassRequires Attorney General to develop protocol for retaining footage from school surveillance system.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.47.
NJS2714PassRequires school districts to notify State Board of Examiners when teaching staff member fails to report child abuse for determination of revocation or suspension of certificate.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.46.
NJS1073PassAuthorizes municipalities, counties, and certain authorities to establish stormwater utilities.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.42.
NJS3062EngrossProvides corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for businesses that employ apprentices in DOL registered apprenticeships.
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS3172EngrossRequires public school instruction in mental health as it relates to suicide prevention and provides various elements which may be included in instruction.*
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS3205IntroRevises certain procedures for expungement of records of conviction.
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2019-03-18
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS1761EngrossExpands the Address Confidentiality Program to include victims of sexual assault and stalking; and reproductive health service patients and providers.*
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJA4177PassAllows county homelessness trust funds to be used for code blue emergency shelter services.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.53.
NJS3327EngrossEstablishes Commission on Latino and Hispanic Heritage in DOE.
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS3377Intro"Listening to Mothers Survey Act"; requires DOH to establish survey to evaluate and improve maternity care access and services.
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2019-03-18
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJAJR149PassDesignates September of each year as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in New Jersey.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, JR-1.
NJA591PassProhibits discrimination against cash-paying consumers.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.50.
NJA4701PassRequires DHS to establish electronic portal to promote surplus food donation collaboration among nonprofit organizations, gleaners, and food retailers.
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2019-03-18
Approved P.L.2019, c.54.
NJS3468EngrossEstablishes Task Force on Maximizing Employment for People with Disabilities.
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS3040EngrossProhibits use of products containing asbestos in building construction.
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2019-03-18
To Assembly Environment and Solid Waste 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
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