New Jersey Senator Joseph Vitale [D]

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NJSR97Intro
25%
Urges Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to increase access to skilled nursing facility and home office data.
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2022-08-08
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2972Intro
25%
Adds and revises items for nursing homes to submit to DOH in annual financial report.
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2022-08-08
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2974Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide instruction on bleed control as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.
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2022-08-08
To Senate Education Committee
NJS311PassEstablishes Statewide behavioral health crisis system of care.
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2022-06-30
Approved P.L.2022, c.35.
NJS2476PassEstablishes Thriving By Three competitive grant program for infant and toddler child care programs; appropriates $28 million.
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2022-06-30
Approved P.L.2022, c.25.
NJS315Enroll
75%
Concerns employment security during changes in control of health care entities.
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2022-06-29
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (45-32-0)
NJS1614Engross
50%
Requires health insurance carriers to provide coverage for epinephrine auto-injector devices and asthma inhalers; limits cost sharing for health insurance coverage of insulin.
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2022-06-29
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS1677Intro
25%
Requires schools to provide free school breakfasts and lunches to students from working class, middle-income families; designated as "Working Class Families' Anti-Hunger Act."
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2022-06-29
Substituted by A2368 (2R)
NJS2666Intro
25%
Requires MVC to prompt applicant for certain documents to enter information into "Next-of-Kin Registry."
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2022-06-29
Substituted by A4101 (1R)
NJS2768Intro
25%
Makes various changes concerning regulation of emergency medical services; establishes mobile integrated health program and new State Emergency Medical Services Medical Director in DOH.
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2022-06-29
Substituted by A4107 (2R)
NJA4107Enroll
75%
Makes various changes concerning regulation of emergency medical services; establishes mobile integrated health program and new State Emergency Medical Services Director in DOH.
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2022-06-29
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJA2368Enroll
75%
Requires schools to provide free school breakfasts and lunches to students from working class, middle-income families; designated as "Working Class Families' Anti-Hunger Act."
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2022-06-29
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (73-5-0)
NJA4101Enroll
75%
Requires MVC to prompt applicant for certain documents to enter information into "Next-of-Kin Registry."
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2022-06-29
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJA642PassConcerns use of steel slag as aggregate.
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2022-06-24
Approved P.L.2022, c.17.
NJS322Intro
25%
Reduces from 18 to 12 specific credit hours required for Animal Health Technician job title in civil service; allows substitution of five years of experience for education requirement.
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2022-06-23
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2792Intro
25%
Increases Medicaid reimbursement rates for primary care and mental health services according to Medicare payment rates for same services.
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2022-06-23
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2825Intro
25%
Establishes certain requirements and initiatives related to nurses; transfers oversight of certified nurse aides from DOH to Board of Nursing; appropriates $26.7 million.
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2022-06-23
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2541Intro
25%
Establishes two-year pilot program for certain mental health care facilities to treat additional juvenile patients.
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2022-06-23
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2893Intro
25%
Requires procurement of management support and other services for certain nursing homes.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2891Intro
25%
Expands scope of Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman; appropriates $1 million.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2892Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for sanctions and other actions involving low-performing nursing homes.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2894Intro
25%
Establishes "Mission Critical Long-Term Care Teams"; provides for identification of and intervention at long-term care facilities at risk of operational and financial distress.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2890Intro
25%
Prohibits annual increase in rent or lease payments of more than four percent for certain nursing homes except in certain circumstances.
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2022-06-20
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2118Engross
50%
Requires DHS to conduct annual Medicaid eligibility redeterminations.
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2022-06-16
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Wimberly)
NJS2829Intro
25%
Requires hiring of vendor to manage Medicaid Multi-State Pooling Supplemental Rebate Agreement and associated uniform Preferred Drug List.
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2022-06-13
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1034Engross
50%
Establishes New Jersey Siblings' Bill of Rights.
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2022-06-09
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS2824Intro
25%
Revises various requirements for individual and small employer health benefits plans.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS305Intro
25%
Prohibits sale of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices at certain pharmacies.
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2022-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1099Intro
25%
Allows gross income tax credit for certain child care staff and registered family day care providers.
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2022-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2478Intro
25%
Amends law requiring certain provider subsidy payments for child care services be based on enrollment.
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2022-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2480Intro
25%
Extends child care subsidies to families earning up to 300 percent of federal poverty level; appropriates funds.
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2022-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2769Intro
25%
Revises reporting requirements for nursing homes concerning financial disclosures and ownership structure.
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2022-06-06
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS275Engross
50%
Permits pharmacists to furnish self-administered hormonal contraceptives pursuant to a standing order, in accordance with protocols established by Board of Pharmacy and Board of Medical Examiners.
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2022-05-26
To Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee
NJS2716Intro
25%
Allows licensed clinical social worker to directly bill NJ FamilyCare for covered services provided to program beneficiaries.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2667Intro
25%
Prohibits sale of menthol cigarettes and sale or distribution of flavored electronic smoking devices and related products.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2668Intro
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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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1033Intro
25%
Establishes "Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Long-Term Planning Commission" in DHS.
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2022-05-12
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2465Intro
25%
Requires DHS to establish quality-based reimbursement system for registered family day care providers participating in Grow NJ Kids.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2466Intro
25%
Requires long-term care facilities to provide certain disability protection and advocacy agencies access to residents.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2464Intro
25%
Clarifies that veterinarians are not within ambit of telemedicine and telehealth law.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSJR79Intro
25%
Permanently designates first full week in April as "Week of the Young Child" in New Jersey.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2479Intro
25%
Provides temporary corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for certain employer-provided child care expenditures.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSJR34PassDesignates March as "Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month."
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2022-03-30
Approved P.L.2022, JR-2.
NJS1369Intro
25%
Concerns use of steel slag as aggregate.
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2022-03-24
Substituted by A642 (1R)
NJS2285Intro
25%
Allows property tax rebate for disabled veterans.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1616Intro
25%
Establishes new transparency standards for pharmacy benefits manager business practices.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1615Intro
25%
Establishes certain data reporting requirements for prescription drug supply chain; requires Division of Consumer Affairs to issue annual report on emerging trends in prescription drug pricing; appropriates $900,000.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS313Intro
25%
Allows costs of medical cannabis to be reimbursed by Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, PAAD, Senior Gold and VCCO.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2244Intro
25%
Makes $2.5 million in federal funds available to EDA to support veteran-owned businesses in need.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Military and Veterans' Affairs Committee
NJSR66PassUrges Governor to immediately address unemployment claim backlog and reopen State offices closed to public.
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2022-03-03
Filed with Secretary of State
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