New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS3945PassEstablishes Office of Food Insecurity Advocate.
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2021-09-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.242.
NJA5883PassEstablishes State supplement for "breakfast after the bell" meals.
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2021-09-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.247.
NJA5882PassEstablishes State supplement for federal summer food service program meals.
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2021-09-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.246.
NJA5880PassDirects DHS to develop mobile software for SNAP recipients; appropriates $2 million.**
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2021-09-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.245.
NJS2765PassRequires Civil Services Commission to undertake various initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity within law enforcement agencies.
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2021-09-28
Approved P.L.2021, c.234.
NJS381PassEstablishes supervised community reintegration program for certain victims of domestic violence.*
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2021-09-28
Approved P.L.2021, c.233.
NJS2767PassEstablishes database to aid in civil service hiring process for certain law enforcement officers; requires Statewide diversity analysis of law enforcement. *
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2021-09-28
Approved P.L.2021, c.236.
NJA970PassEstablishes Mental Health Screening in Schools Grant Program in DOE; appropriates $1 million.*
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2021-09-28
Approved P.L.2021, c.237.
NJA1625PassDirects DOE to develop outreach program to encourage young women and minorities to pursue post-secondary degrees and careers in STEM.
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2021-09-28
Approved P.L.2021, c.239.
NJS2826PassDirects DOE to establish five-year pilot program for issuance of limited certificate of eligibility with advanced standing and limited certificate of eligibility for certain teacher candidates.*
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2021-09-24
Approved P.L.2021, c.224.
NJA5849PassRequires Adjutant General of DMVA send weekly reports to Commissioner of DOH on status of veterans' homes in State during every future public health emergency; requires such reports through December 31, 2021. *
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2021-09-16
Approved P.L.2021, c.214.
NJA5851PassAllows veteran's guardian to remove veteran from DMVA veterans' memorial home under certain emergency circumstances.
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2021-09-16
Approved P.L.2021, c.216.
NJS3654PassEstablishes Amistad Commission Exemplary Award Program; appropriates $10,000.*
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2021-08-31
Approved P.L.2021, c.209.
NJS3995PassEstablishes School and Small Business Energy Efficiency Stimulus Program Fund in BPU.
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2021-08-24
Approved P.L.2021, c.200.
NJA5580PassRestores and revises Urban Enterprise Zone program; appropriates $42,500,000.*
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2021-08-17
Approved P.L.2021, c.197.
NJS2924PassCreates two-year "Restorative and Transformative Justice for Youths and Communities Pilot Program" in Juvenile Justice Commission; appropriates $4.2 million in FY 2022 and FY 2023. *
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2021-08-11
Approved P.L.2021, c.196.
NJS2798PassRevises requirements for long-term care facilities to establish outbreak response plans.*
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2021-08-05
Approved P.L.2021, c.190.
NJA4640PassRevises laws concerning delegation of parental or caregiver powers and standby guardianship for minor child or ward.*
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2021-08-05
Approved P.L.2021, c.192.
NJS3691PassProvides financial relief to certain landlords and tenants in response to COVID-19 pandemic, adjusts certain court fees; and makes appropriations. *
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2021-08-04
Approved P.L.2021, c.188.
NJS690PassEstablishes Statewide universal newborn home nurse visitation program in DCF; appropriates $2.75 million. **
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2021-07-29
Approved P.L.2021, c.187.
NJS854Pass"Laura Wooten's Law"; Requires civics instruction in middle school; authorizes New Jersey Center for Civic Education to provide curricula, professional development and technical assistance for middle and high school civics.*
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2021-07-23
Approved P.L.2021, c.185.
NJS1147PassRequires lead paint inspection on certain residential rental property, including upon tenant turnover; establishes lead-based paint hazard education program; appropriates $3,900,000. *
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2021-07-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.182.
NJA5407PassRemoves restrictions on special assessments and bond issuances for replacement of residential lead service lines; revises budgetary requirements for operators of certain water systems.*
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2021-07-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.184.
NJA5343PassRequires public community water systems to inventory and replace lead service lines within 10 years; provides for recoupment of costs by investor-owned public water systems.*
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2021-07-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.183.
NJA5758PassProvides funding for experiential housing advocacy programs to provide legal services for low- and moderate-income tenants in need of housing assistance; appropriates $2 million. *
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2021-07-22
Approved P.L.2021, c.181.
NJS3982PassMakes $135 million in federal funds available to EDA to support eligible entities impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-07-21
Approved P.L.2021, c.173.
NJS2503PassIncreases strangulation assault to crime of second degree.
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2021-07-12
Approved P.L.2021, c.172.
NJA850PassEstablishes "Broadband Access Study Commission." *
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2021-07-07
Approved P.L.2021, c.161.
NJA5939PassRevises various provisions of "New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020" and other economic development programs; establishes New Jersey Innovation Fellows Program; appropriates $10 million.
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2021-07-02
Approved P.L.2021, c.160.
NJA5889PassProvides project grants under "Securing Our Children's Fund" for career and technical education expansion in county vocational school districts; appropriates $222,904,769.
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2021-07-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.148.
NJA5886PassAwards project grants under "Securing Our Children's Future Fund" for school security projects in certain school districts; appropriates $66,173,243.
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2021-07-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.145.
NJA5888PassProvides project grants under "Securing Our Children's Future Fund" for career and technical education at county colleges; appropriates $26,456,996.
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2021-07-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.147.
NJS3990PassAppropriates $100,000,000 to DCA for purpose of studying and providing grants and technical assistance to licensed and registered child care providers to support workforce development and other improvements. *
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2021-07-01
Approved P.L.2021, c.144.
NJS2039Engross
50%
Prohibits gender-based price discrimination.
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2021-06-30
Passed by the Senate (35-0)
NJS3993Intro
25%
Revises various provisions of "New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020" and other economic development programs; establishes New Jersey Innovation Fellows Program; appropriates $10 million.
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2021-06-30
Substituted by A5939
NJA5365PassPermits parent or guardian to request grade retention for student during 2021-2022 school year.
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2021-06-30
Approved P.L.2021, c.141.
NJA5737Enroll
75%
Establishes Asian American Pacific Islander Commission.
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2021-06-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJS4004Engross
50%
Establishes database of certain appointed positions and elected offices.
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2021-06-30
Passed by the Senate (34-0)
NJS3311Engross
50%
Establishes the "COVID-19 Frontline Healthcare Worker Memorial Commission."
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2021-06-30
Passed by the Senate (38-0)
NJS3319Engross
50%
Eliminates certain juvenile justice fines, fees, costs, and other monetary penalties.
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2021-06-30
Passed by the Senate (28-9)
NJS3905Intro
25%
Allows veteran's guardian to remove veteran from DMVA veterans' memorial home under certain emergency circumstances.
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2021-06-30
Substituted by A5851 (1R)
NJS3763Intro
25%
Establishes Asian American Pacific Islander Commission.
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2021-06-30
Substituted by A5737
NJS3918Intro
25%
Requires Adjutant General of DMVA send weekly reports to Commissioner of DOH on status of veterans' homes in State during every future public health emergency; requires such reports through December 31, 2021. *
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2021-06-30
Substituted by A5849 (1R)
NJA12Pass"New Jersey College Affordability Act"; appropriates $10 million. *
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2021-06-29
Approved P.L.2021, c.128.
NJA5345PassExpands eligibility under New Jersey earned income tax credit program to allow taxpayers who are at least 18 years of age or older to qualify for modified benefit.
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2021-06-29
Approved P.L.2021, c.130.
NJS4005Intro
25%
Makes supplemental appropriation of $1 billion for After School Recreation in Urban Areas.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS969Enroll
75%
Establishes loan redemption program for teachers in certain fields to redeem loan amounts received under New Jersey College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program through employment in certain low performing schools.
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2021-06-24
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (73-1-0)
NJS2716Intro
25%
Establishes Student Wellness Grant Program in DOE.
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2021-06-24
Substituted by A4434 (1R)
NJS2793Engross
50%
Requires campus diversity actions at public institutions of higher education and directs Secretary of Higher Education and Division on Civil Rights to develop guidance regarding diversity in faculty search and selection process. *
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2021-06-24
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Johnson)
NJS890PassRequires DOH and DHS to identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health.
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2021-06-24
Approved P.L.2021, c.120.
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