Bills Pending New Jersey Assembly Human Services Committee

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NJS995Engross
50%
Requires DOLWD and DHS to conduct assessment of community rehabilitation programs and community businesses.
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2021-06-21
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJS1934Engross
50%
Authorizes use of disability benefits for transportation provided by transportation network companies.
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2021-06-09
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5836Intro
25%
Establishes annual cost of living adjustment based on Consumer Price Index for programs providing mental health, substance use treatment, or services to persons with developmental disabilities.
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2021-06-03
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAJR232Intro
25%
Designates April 30 of each year as "Therapy Animal Day" in New Jersey.
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2021-06-02
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5765Intro
25%
Requires Commissioner of Human Services to request authorization for SNAP benefits to be used to pay delivery charges for online grocery purchases.
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2021-05-18
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAR252Intro
25%
Urges AG to ensure funds from opioid litigation settlement agreements are dedicated to substance use disorder treatment and prevention.
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2021-05-17
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5722Intro
25%
Establishes annual cost of living adjustment based on Consumer Price Index for programs providing mental health, substance use treatment, or services to persons with developmental disabilities.
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2021-05-17
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5621Intro
25%
"New Jersey COVID-19 Working Families Childcare Access Act"; temporarily revises criteria to determine applicant income eligibility regarding child care subsidies.
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2021-05-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5567Intro
25%
Requires DHS to establish five-year pilot program to facilitate coordinated provision of systemic, therapeutic, assessment, resource, and treatment (START) services to adults who have both developmental disabilities and mental illness.
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2021-05-05
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJS3323Engross
50%
Makes FY 2021 supplemental appropriation of $180 million to DCF, DHS and DOH for increased rates for social service and early intervention providers in financial distress due to coronavirus disease 2019 public health crisis.*
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2021-02-22
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5319Intro
25%
Establishes Council for Community Recovery and Family Success; appropriates $1.8 million.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5314Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for Division of Developmental Disabilities in DHS to review pending legislation for prospective effects on individuals with disabilities.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5317Intro
25%
Requires each group home or other community-based residence for individuals with developmental disabilities to implement in-person family visitation policy as condition of licensure.
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2021-01-29
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5305Intro
25%
Makes FY 2021 supplemental appropriation of $10 million to Division of Developmental Disabilities for increase to Day Habilitation Program rates for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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2021-01-27
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAR217Intro
25%
Expresses appreciation and support for essential workers with disabilities or who are blind.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5271Intro
25%
Requires DHS to establish two-year Regional Community Behavioral Health Pilot Program.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5274Intro
25%
Establishes pilot program to refer certain emergency department patients for development of coordinated behavioral health care treatment and support services plan.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5270Intro
25%
Establishes pilot programs for 24-hour urgent care for behavioral health and 24-hour county substance use disorder crisis centers; revises requirements to become authorized medication-assisted treatment provider; appropriates $7 million.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5273Intro
25%
Requires DOH to establish Community Health Center Integrated Care Loan Program; appropriates funds for purposes of loan program.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5269Intro
25%
Requires publication of guide for licensure as integrated care facility; assigns DOH and DHS employees to communicate with facilities.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5268Intro
25%
Makes FY 2021 supplemental appropriation of $180 million to DCF and DHS for increased rates for social service providers in financial distress due to coronavirus disease 2019 public health crisis.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAR218Intro
25%
Urges Congress to fully fund programs and activities under federal Elder Justice Act.
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2021-01-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5252Intro
25%
Allows certain persons with developmental disabilities 21 years of age and older to attend special education programs and to simultaneously participate in adult day and employment programs.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5249Intro
25%
Renames Office of Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities, creates position of deputy ombudsman, and expands duties of office to apply to all persons with disabilities and their families.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5250Intro
25%
Establishes "Commission on People with Disabilities."
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5253Intro
25%
Requires long-term care facilities to submit reports regarding residents with disabilities.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5257Intro
25%
Transfers New Jersey Group for Access and Integration Needs in Emergencies and Disasters from DHS to NJ State Police, revises membership requirements, and requires group to be consulted on certain matters.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAJR205Intro
25%
Designates December of 3rd of each year as "International Day of Persons with Disabilities."
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5254Intro
25%
Requires hospitals to collect and report demographic data on people with disabilities who are tested or treated for COVID-19 during declared public health emergency.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAR215Intro
25%
Urges Office of Emergency Management to address needs of people with disabilities before, during and after emergency or disaster.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJS2441Engross
50%
Revises and updates membership and purpose of Advisory Council on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in DHS.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJAR216Intro
25%
Urges United States Department of Agriculture to authorize permanent use of SNAP benefits for online purchasing of foods.
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2021-01-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5229Intro
25%
Permits paramedics to administer vaccines during outbreaks of communicable diseases.
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2021-01-11
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5159Intro
25%
Requires DHS to conduct study of residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment availability provided under Medicaid, and to temporarily suspend Medicaid prior and continuing authorization requirements for short-term residential substanc...
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2020-12-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5164Intro
25%
Requires Department of Human Services to annually report on health and well-being of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
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2020-12-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5128Intro
25%
Increases the frequency of permanency hearing from every 12 months to every six months.
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2020-12-10
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5127Intro
25%
Designates each community college in State as provider of allowable services under SNAP Employment and Training Program.
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2020-12-10
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5132Intro
25%
Creates resume bank for certain persons with disabilities.
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2020-12-10
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA5002Intro
25%
Requires DHS to post copies of incident reports involving physical injuries, abuse, neglect, or exploitation in State developmental centers or community-based residential programs on its website.
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2020-11-16
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4969Intro
25%
Establishes COVID-19 Local Food Pantry Assistance Grant Program in DHS; appropriates $4 million.
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2020-11-12
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4674Intro
25%
"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
NJA4672Intro
25%
Establishes 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
NJA4591Intro
25%
Requires 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
NJA4524Intro
25%
Requires DHS to take certain measures concerning Integrated Case Management Services program.
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2020-08-13
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJA4456Intro
25%
Authorizes 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
NJA4452Intro
25%
Requires 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
NJA4385Intro
25%
Requires 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
NJA4321Intro
25%
Revises 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
NJA4314Intro
25%
Establishes COVID-19 Survivors Grant Program and appropriates $5 million.
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2020-06-25
To Assembly Human Services Committee
NJACR182Intro
25%
Acknowledges Universal Declaration of Human Rights and supports United Nations' #StandUp4HumanRights campaign.
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2020-06-22
To Assembly Human Services Committee
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