Bills Pending New Jersey Senate Higher Eduction Committee

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NJSJR105IntroDesignates April of each year as "Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Month" in New Jersey.
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2021-01-21
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NJS3313IntroEstablishes task force to evaluate quality, efficacy, costs, and educational outcomes of online courses offered by public and independent institutions of higher education during COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-01-07
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NJS3231IntroRequires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to permit certain students to submit monthly expense and resource statement for income verification; requires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to impute in-kind support amounts.
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2020-12-07
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NJS3216Intro"Manufacturing in Higher Education Act"; requires various State entities to promote manufacturing career pathways for students and provides assistance to manufacturing industry.
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2020-12-07
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NJS3170IntroDirects Secretary of Higher Education to study prevalence, cost, and quality of certain on-line courses compared to traditional classroom courses offered by institutions of higher education.
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2020-11-12
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NJS3102IntroRequires institutions of higher education to adopt affirmative consent standard and other policies regarding sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
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2020-11-05
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NJS3101IntroRequires institution of higher education to provide victim-centered training to employees who assist student victims of sexual assault.
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2020-11-05
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NJS3127IntroRequires institutions of higher education to provide students with access to mental health care programs and services and to establish a hotline to provide information concerning the availability of those services.
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2020-11-05
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NJA876EngrossDirects Secretary of Higher Education to study prevalence, cost, and quality of certain on-line courses compared to traditional classroom courses offered by institutions of higher education.
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2020-11-05
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NJS3058IntroProvides that former law enforcement officers who retired due to disability are eligible to receive tuition assistance to attend public institution of higher education or proprietary institution licensed to confer academic degrees.
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2020-10-22
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NJS3056IntroProvides State grants for new accounts opened under New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) program; provides gross income tax credit for certain contributions to NJBEST accounts.
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2020-10-22
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NJS3057IntroIncreases amount of New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust account that Higher Education Student Assistance Authority is authorized to exclude from consideration in evaluating student beneficiary's financial need for State scholarship or grant.
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2020-10-22
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NJSR91IntroUrges Congress to address in future federal higher education stimulus legislation inequities in incorporation of part-time and online learning students in formula calculation.
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2020-10-08
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NJS2958IntroRequires institutions of higher education to implement suicide prevention programs and raise awareness of mental health services.
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2020-09-24
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NJSR86IntroUrges President and Congress of United States to continue federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
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2020-09-24
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NJS2760IntroGrants immunity from liability to institutions of higher education and certain employees for damages resulting from novel coronavirus disease.
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2020-08-03
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NJA2311EngrossEstablishes study commission to examine development of mutually beneficial relationships between institutions of higher education and municipalities.
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2020-08-03
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NJS2746IntroMakes various changes to tenure of faculty and other professional staff at State and county colleges.
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2020-07-28
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NJSJR86IntroDesignates December 4 of each year as "Alpha Phi Alpha Day" in New Jersey.
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2020-06-29
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NJS2532IntroRequires public institutions of higher education to submit proposed tuition and fees for upcoming academic year to Secretary of Higher Education for review.
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2020-06-08
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NJS2554IntroProvides that institutions of higher education may permit final-year students in graduate degree programs for mental health care professions to graduate or be matched with residency or clinical programs early.
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2020-06-08
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NJSR67IntroUrges US President and Congress to establish student loan forgiveness program for certain doctors, nurses, and emergency medical services employees.
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2020-05-14
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NJS2466IntroRequires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to suspend administrative wage garnishment, certain judicial proceedings, and payments on certain New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students loans during COVID-19 state of emergency.
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2020-05-11
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NJS2402Intro"Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act"; requires institutions of higher education to implement mental health programs and services.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2408IntroAdds two student representatives to board of governors of Rutgers University.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2426IntroRequires institutions of higher education to send out annual student debt letters; requires students enrolled in public institutions of higher education to complete course on student loan debt repayment.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2411IntroRequires institutions of higher education to refund to students percentage of tuition and fees and certain costs associated with student housing and meals plans for spring 2020 semester.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2403IntroRequires Secretary of Higher Education, in consultation with various entities, to design a manufacturing career pathway to provide students with skills necessary to gain employment in manufacturing sector.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2427IntroRequires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to reduce monthly loan repayment for New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students (NJCLASS) loan borrowers who have child enrolled in Grow NJ Kids-rated child care program.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2428IntroProvides veterans with up to 60 credits tuition-free at county college serving county of residence.
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2020-05-07
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NJS2375IntroRequires Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to suspend accrual of interest on certain New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program loans in deferment or forbearance.
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2020-04-13
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NJS2277IntroAllows a gross income tax deduction for certain higher education tuition and fee expenses.
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2020-03-19
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NJS2252IntroEstablishes certain requirements concerning search process for candidates for appointment to county college board of trustees and membership of trustee search committee.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2113IntroRequires public institution of higher education to study cost drivers, administrative productivity, organizational structure, space utilization, and faculty productivity.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2103IntroRequires county colleges and four-year public institutions of higher education to award college credits to police officers for certain courses completed at county police academies.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2159IntroRequires public institution of higher education to post information and provide counseling to students about New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2157IntroEstablishes process for county colleges to offer baccalaureate degree nursing programs.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2114IntroDirects Secretary of Higher Education to establish common course numbering system for public institutions of higher education.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2221IntroEstablishes Work Ready New Jersey Scholarship Program.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2112IntroRequires institutions of higher education to compile and report success in meeting performance metrics.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2163IntroProvides free tuition at public institutions of higher education for surviving spouses and dependent children of military personnel killed in performance of duties.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2104IntroRequires public institutions of higher education to grant at least six academic credits to certain veterans.
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2020-03-16
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NJS2012IntroAppropriates total of $160,000 from General Fund to Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers University-Newark to establish Civic Leadership Summer Program.
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2020-03-05
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NJS1939IntroAligns contracting standards of Stockton University for its Atlantic City campus with those governing State public research universities.
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2020-02-25
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NJS1823IntroRequires institutions of higher education to provide graduating students with information on income-contingent student loan repayment programs.
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2020-02-24
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NJS1868IntroEstablishes gross income tax credit and corporation business tax credit for student loan payments.
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2020-02-24
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NJS1867IntroProvides tuition reimbursement to certain psychiatrists who contract with DCF.
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2020-02-24
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NJS1849IntroAmends Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations act to expand eligibility under Community College Opportunity Grant program to certain volunteer emergency responders, regardless of income.
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2020-02-24
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NJS1799IntroProvides additional State aid to county colleges for students enrolled in postsecondary career and technical education certificate programs.
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2020-02-24
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NJS1807IntroEstablishes tuition reimbursement program for students enrolled in certain private postsecondary educational schools.
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2020-02-24
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