Bills Pending New Jersey Assembly Human Services Committee

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NJA4790Intro"Medicaid Prescription Drug Quality, Cost, and Transparency Act."; establishes requirements for single entity to administer prescription drug benefits under Medicaid program.
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2020-10-08
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4688IntroCodifies and establishes certain network adequacy standards for pediatric primary and specialty care in Medicaid program.
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2020-09-21
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4674Intro"Personal Protective Equipment Insecurity Act"; requires Commissioner of Human Services to provide recipients of SNAP with stipend for personal protective equipment; appropriates $5 million from Coronavirus Relief Fund to DHS.
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2020-09-17
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4672IntroEstablishes Emergency Child Care Assistance Program for School Staff in DHS throughout duration of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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2020-09-17
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4591IntroRequires data reporting and testing in certain substance use disorders treatment facilities during COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-08-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4524IntroRequires DHS to take certain measures concerning Integrated Case Management Services program.
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2020-08-13
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4456IntroAuthorizes hospital patient with developmental disabilities to have designated family member, guardian, direct support professional, or other caregiver accompany patient throughout hospital stay.
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2020-07-27
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4452IntroRequires DHS, DOH, and DCF, in consultation with each other and various other interested parties, to develop public emergency response plan for licensed providers of services to individuals with disabilities.
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2020-07-23
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4385IntroRequires DHS to perform study regarding status of training and certification opportunities for direct support professionals.
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2020-07-06
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4321IntroRevises list of persons eligible for free or reduced fees for beach access; prohibits municipalities from preventing individuals with disabilities from using certain mobility devices on beaches.
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2020-06-29
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4314IntroEstablishes COVID-19 Survivors Grant Program and appropriates $5 million.
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2020-06-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJACR182IntroAcknowledges Universal Declaration of Human Rights and supports United Nations' #StandUp4HumanRights campaign.
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2020-06-22
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4266IntroEstablishes "2020 New Jersey COVID-19 Medical Assistance Program;" appropriates $10 million.
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2020-06-15
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4248IntroEstablishes temporary Pandemic PTSD Task Force.
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2020-06-08
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4221IntroRequires Office of Information Technology to establish centralized, one-stop website resource guide to assist persons in navigating the State's mental health and substance use disorder service systems.
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2020-06-08
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NJA4247IntroEstablishes COVID-19 Frontline Mental Health Claims Program in Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services in DHS and makes appropriation.
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2020-06-08
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NJA4167IntroRequires DHS to provide psychiatric service dogs to first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-05-28
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NJA4151IntroRevises and updates membership and purpose of Advisory Council on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in DHS.
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2020-05-14
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NJAJR164IntroEstablishes "Autism and Mental Disorders Study Commission."
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4115IntroHarmonizes the disqualifying offenses and certain other criminal history record background check requirements applicable to home instructors employed under DOE or DHS authority.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4086IntroEliminates duplicative requirements for notification to counties of admissions for Division of Developmental Disabilities residential services and for maintenance of those records.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4084IntroClarifies DHS authority over sober living homes, and requires certain sober living homes to be dedicated for use by persons in substance use recovery who have other mental health disorders.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4088IntroModifies definition of "caregiver" for purposes of Statewide Respite Care Program.
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2020-05-07
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NJA4116IntroProvides alternate standard for involuntary commitment to treatment in outpatient setting.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4043IntroEstablishes COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in DHS.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4085IntroClarifies that Division of Mental Health Advocacy in Office of Public Defender is required to represent indigent patients in all mental health commitment proceedings, whether related to inpatient or outpatient treatment.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4033IntroEstablishes "2020 New Jersey Burial Assistance Program;" appropriates $20 million.
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2020-05-07
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4013IntroRequires certain group homes to install electron monitoring devices in common areas, upon request and with uniform resident consent, and to permit consensual use of such devices in private rooms; "Bill Cray's Law."
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2020-05-04
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3885IntroProvides that persons between 18 and 21 years of age with disabilities are eligible to receive direct support professional services from DHS.
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2020-03-23
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3685IntroAllows municipality to establish reserved parking zone on property adjacent to disabled person's residence.
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2020-03-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3795IntroRequires standard certification period of 12 and 24 months, under certain circumstances, within SNAP.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3777IntroEstablishes security standards for judicial hearings at mental health facilities.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3644IntroRequires assessments prior to laboratory and diagnostic testing of persons undergoing mental health screening.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3814IntroEstablishes Behavioral Health Services Task Force.
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2020-03-16
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NJA3771IntroEstablishes centralized, Statewide registry and auditing system for court-appointed guardians.
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2020-03-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3648Intro"New Jersey Predatory Alienation Prevention and Consensual Response Act."
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2020-03-16
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NJA3744IntroProvides for termination of parental rights under certain circumstances; expands definition of "abused child."
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2020-03-16
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NJA3678IntroClarifies that residents with mental illness or substance use disorders may be included on public safety special assistance municipal lists.
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2020-03-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAJR146IntroUrges the U.S. Senate to enact legislation eliminating deadline for ratification of Equal Rights Amendment.
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2020-03-05
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJS964EngrossAllows municipality to establish reserved parking zone on property adjacent to disabled person's residence.
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2020-03-05
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3206IntroAmends Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations act to provide $25 million of Expanded Addiction Initiatives appropriation to services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
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2020-02-25
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NJA3227IntroRevises requirements for signage indicating accessible facilities for people with disabilities.
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2020-02-25
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NJA3317IntroAuthorizes special parking insignias for passenger automobiles used to transport the developmentally disabled.
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2020-02-25
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NJA3265IntroEstablishes a Personal Care Assistance Task Force in Department of Human Services.
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2020-02-25
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NJA3286IntroRevises membership requirements for county mental health boards.
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2020-02-25
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NJAJR126IntroDesignates October of each year as "Opioid Abuse Prevention Month."
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3203IntroExcludes veterans' benefits from calculation of financial obligation for care at psychiatric facility.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3270IntroAmends "Law Against Discrimination" to provide every person engaged in raising a dog for guide or service the right to access public facilities.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3285IntroEstablishes Medicaid Services Review Task Force to study national treatment guidelines for certain Medicaid services.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA3479IntroPermits change in case manager for persons with developmental disabilities under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
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