New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJSCR81Intro
25%
Proposes constitutional amendment to increase amount of veterans' property tax deduction from $250 to $2,500 over four years.
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2024-06-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3368Intro
25%
Concerns law protecting residential tenants from lead-based paint hazards.
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2024-06-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS1034Intro
25%
Requires disclosure of lead drinking water hazards to tenants of residential units; prohibits landlords from obstructing replacement of lead service lines; concerns testing of residential rental units for lead drinking water hazards.
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2024-06-17
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3452Intro
25%
Requires health insurance and Medicaid coverage for reproductive health care services; prohibits adverse actions by medical malpractice insurers in relation to performance of health care services.
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2024-06-17
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS2652Engross
50%
Revises statutory terms pertaining to sexual exploitation or abuse of children.
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2024-06-13
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3441Intro
25%
Establishes survivor support liaison in Department of Treasury to assist beneficiaries of emergency responders who die in line of duty; "designated as Captain Augusto Acabou's, Wayne Brooks', and Plainfield Firefighter Marques Hudson's act"; appropri...
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2024-06-13
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2200Intro
25%
Creates pilot program to provide corporation business tax and gross income tax credits for value of certain fruit and vegetable donations made by commercial farm operators.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2245Intro
25%
Permits cosmetology and hairstyling students with at least 60 hours of course instruction in cosmetology and hairstyling to receive student permit to wash hair.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3426Intro
25%
Requires Civil Service Commission establish mentoring program for certain civil service firefighter applicants.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3423Intro
25%
Requires standards for organization and deployment of career fire fighters to be consistent with certain national standards.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3429Intro
25%
Expands eligibility requirements of State's child care assistance program to include full-time graduate and post-graduate students.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3427Intro
25%
Permits companion to receive PFRS accidental death pension when there is no surviving spouse; requires adjustment of final compensation for calculation of accidental death benefit for surviving spouse, companion, and children of PFRS members.
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2024-06-10
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3428Intro
25%
Establishes marine firefighting training course requirements for certain firefighters; appropriates $140 million.
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2024-06-10
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3425Intro
25%
"Menstrual Equity for Haitian Migrants Act."
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2024-06-10
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS2010Intro
25%
Requires minimum annual State appropriation of $10 million for Public Health Priority Funding.
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2024-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2330Intro
25%
Establishes One-Year State Work First New Jersey Menstrual Hygiene Benefit Pilot Program and State Work First New Jersey Diaper Benefit Pilot Program; appropriates $2.5 million to DHS.
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2024-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2344Engross
50%
Limits availability of Child Care Facilities Improvement Program grants funded through Child Care Revitalization Act to licensed child care centers.
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2024-06-06
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2535Intro
25%
Establishes minimum Medicaid reimbursement rate for structured day program services provided to beneficiary eligible for brain injury services.
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2024-06-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2837Engross
50%
Authorizes school districts to submit separate proposals for additional spending for subsequent budget year at special school election.
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2024-06-06
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS3386Intro
25%
Codifies various centers and programs at Rutgers University - Newark; appropriates $6.5 million.
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2024-06-06
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2181Engross
50%
Eliminates requirement for State residency of public school employees for period of three years.
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2024-05-20
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJS2236Engross
50%
Exempts nursing mothers from jury duty.
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2024-05-20
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS1311Intro
25%
Codifies prohibition of discriminatory practices in real estate appraisals and requires real estate appraisers to complete anti-bias training.
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2024-05-20
Substituted by A2280 (1R)
NJS2495Engross
50%
Requires training of cosmetologists-hairstylists, beauticians, barbers, and hair braiders to include working on textured hair.
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2024-05-20
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS2869Engross
50%
Establishes penalties for employers who disclose or threaten to disclose employee's immigration status for purpose of concealing violation of State wage, benefit or tax laws.
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2024-05-20
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS3096Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide instruction on history of Latino and Hispanic Americans as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.
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2024-05-20
Transferred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2284Engross
50%
Establishes Office of Resilience in DCF.
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2024-05-20
To Assembly Children, Families and Food Security Committee
NJS3000Intro
25%
Permits certain persons to operate Type S school buses.
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2024-05-20
Substituted by A2180 (1R)
NJA2280Engross
50%
Codifies prohibition of discriminatory practices in real estate appraisals and requires real estate appraisers to complete anti-bias training.
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2024-05-20
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJA2180Enroll
75%
Permits certain persons to operate Type S school buses.
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2024-05-20
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (37-0)
NJS720Engross
50%
Requires DCPP to consult with Division of Developmental Disabilities following finding of child abuse or neglect to create services plan for person with developmental disability under certain circumstances.
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2024-05-20
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS2223Intro
25%
Requires VCCO to issue annual report to Governor and Legislature.
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2024-05-16
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJSJR97Intro
25%
Designates last week of April of each year as "Reentry Week."
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2024-05-16
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3152Intro
25%
Concerns notification requirements for certain utility assistance programs; repeals law establishing notification requirements for public and local utilities during coronavirus 2019 pandemic.
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2024-05-16
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3235Intro
25%
Regulates production and sale of certain intoxicating hemp products.
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2024-05-16
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3251Intro
25%
Establishes "New Jersey Migrant and Refugee Assistance Act."
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2024-05-16
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS912Engross
50%
Establishes requirements concerning provision of postpartum care, pregnancy loss, and stillbirth information and development of personalized postpartum care plans.
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2024-05-13
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2531Engross
50%
Provides police officers may be present at senior residential center or school being used as polling place under certain circumstances; requires school to establish election day security plan.
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2024-05-13
To Assembly State and Local Government Committee
NJS2188Intro
25%
Requires DEP, DOH, owners or operators of certain public community water systems, and owners or operators of certain buildings or facilities to take certain actions to prevent and control cases of Legionnaires' disease.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3193Intro
25%
Revises responsibilities and duties of Nursing Home Administrator's Licensing Board.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3194Intro
25%
Allows gross income tax deduction for donations of menstrual products to certain New Jersey-based charitable organizations.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3186Intro
25%
Makes supplemental appropriation of $9 million from General Fund to DOE to support Engaged Learning Strategies - STEM Curriculum Program in certain school districts.
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2024-05-09
To Senate Education Committee
NJSJR76Intro
25%
Designates second Friday in December of each year as "PSRPs in Our Schools Day" in New Jersey to recognize contributions of paraprofessionals and school-related personnel (PSRPs).
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2024-05-06
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2607Engross
50%
Requires private bus operators to provide notice and hold public meetings for certain service changes.
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2024-05-06
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2814Intro
25%
Requires public transportation employees to complete training course on handling and responding to suspected human trafficking; requires inclusion of certain content in certain courses.
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2024-05-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2919Intro
25%
Requires employer to provide certain accommodations to employee who is breast feeding.
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2024-05-06
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3153Intro
25%
Prohibits DCF from using federal benefits, received by a child in out of home placement, to reimburse State for the cost of the child's maintenance.
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2024-05-06
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS1313PassEstablishes procedure for certification of LGBTQ+ business.
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2024-05-01
Approved P.L.2024, c.10.
NJS3132Intro
25%
Imposes certain requirements on secondhand dealers of cellular telephones and wireless communication devices.
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2024-04-15
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJSCR102Intro
25%
Urges United States President to expand access to menstrual products in schools.
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2024-04-15
To Senate Education Committee
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