New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJA3338PassDedicates one percent of cigarette and other tobacco products tax revenues to anti-smoking initiatives.*
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2017-12-15
Approved P.L.2017, c.242.
NJA2297PassRequires health insurance coverage for contraceptives to include prescriptions for 6 months.*
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2017-12-15
Approved P.L.2017, c.241.
NJS591EngrossRequires institutions of higher education to provide to prospective students certain cost, loan, and debt information in financial aid shopping sheet.
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2017-12-14
[Hearing: Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm]
Transferred to Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2609IntroEstablishes public awareness campaign concerning the dangers of leaving children unattended in and around motor vehicles.
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2017-12-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3371IntroRequires public and nonpublic schools to notify students and parents of availability of summer meals programs and locations where meals are served.
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2017-12-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3372IntroDirects Department of Agriculture in consultation with DOE to establish online applications for National School Lunch Program and school breakfast programs.*
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2017-12-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS294EngrossRequires anyone administered opioid antidote to treat drug overdose be provided with information concerning substance treatment programs and resources.*
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2017-12-11
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS3026EngrossClarifies and expands liability protections for food donations and gleaning activities.
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2017-12-11
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS3477IntroEstablishes criminal penalties for sale and possession of certain firearm components.
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2017-12-11
[Hearing: Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJSR143IntroUrges Congress to enact legislation to codify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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2017-12-11
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3575IntroAppropriates $4,990,934 from constitutionally dedicated CBT revenues to NJ Historic Trust for grants for certain historic preservation projects.
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2017-12-11
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS1472EngrossEstablishes pilot program in DOE to recruit disadvantaged or minority men to teach in certain failing schools under alternate route program.
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2017-12-07
To Assembly Education Committee
NJSCR111PassMemorializes Congress to enact legislation enhancing safeguards prior to sale of firearms.
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2017-12-07
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS677EnrollRequires racial and ethnic impact statement for certain bills and regulations affecting sentencing.
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2017-12-07
Received in the Assembly on Concurrence with Gov. Recommend.
NJS1986EnrollEstablishes "Milkweed for Monarchs" program.
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2017-12-07
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (71-0-0)
NJS974EnrollProvides for registration and accreditation of human milk banks.
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2017-12-07
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (73-0-0)
NJS3112IntroProvides sales and use tax exemption for sales of breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and certain services to maintain and repair breast pumps.
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2017-12-07
Substituted by A4670
NJS3306EnrollProhibits certain employment discrimination based upon expunged criminal record.
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2017-12-07
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (42-17-0)
NJS3308EnrollDecreases waiting period to expunge entire juvenile record from five to three years.
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2017-12-07
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (62-0-0)
NJS3307EnrollRevises procedures for expunging criminal and other records and information, including shortening of certain waiting periods for expungement eligibility and increasing number of convictions which may be expunged.
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2017-12-07
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (61-1-0)
NJSR153PassOpposes recent federal tax reform proposals that disproportionately impact New Jersey residents.
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2017-12-07
Filed with Secretary of State
NJSR137PassCondemns violence, bigotry, and hatred displayed by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 11th and 12th, 2017; reaffirms State's commitment to respecting and protecting ethnic, racial, and religious diversity.
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2017-12-07
Filed with Secretary of State
NJS2214EnrollRequires institutions of higher education and proprietary degree-granting institutions to improve transparency of tuition and fees.
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2017-12-07
2nd Reading in the Senate on Concur. w/Governor's Recommend. (38-0)
NJS1687EngrossRemoves certain bars to employment for convicted offenders.
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2017-12-07
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2875IntroAuthorizes municipal governing body to create and maintain list of municipal residents in need of special assistance in case of emergency for public safety purposes.
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2017-12-07
Substituted by A2741 (1R)
NJA4406EnrollProvides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are homeless or in temporary living arrangement due to domestic violence.
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2017-12-07
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
NJSJR109IntroExpresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid rehousing strategies and urges use of rapid rehousing core components by community-based programs.
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2017-12-07
Substituted by AJR149 (2R)
NJAJR149EnrollExpresses State's support for addressing homelessness through rapid rehousing strategies and urges use of rapid rehousing core components by community-based programs.*
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2017-12-07
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (39-0)
NJA4670EnrollProvides sales and use tax exemption for sales of breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and certain services to maintain and repair breast pumps.
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2017-12-07
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (39-0)
NJA2741EnrollAuthorizes municipal governing body to create and maintain list of municipal residents in need of special assistance in case of emergency for public safety purposes.
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2017-12-07
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (36-0)
NJS2845IntroProvides for emergency assistance to individuals or families that are homeless or in temporary living arrangement due to domestic violence.
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2017-12-07
Substituted by A4406 (1R)
NJS447EngrossRequires Commissioner of Education to include data on chronic absenteeism and disciplinary suspensions on School Report Card and requires public schools to make certain efforts to combat chronic absenteeism.
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2017-12-04
[Hearing: Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS2709IntroExpands civil rights protections to include breastfeeding; requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for breastfeeding mothers.
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2017-12-04
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3098IntroRequires various State departments to provide linkages to information on "baby boxes" and safe sleep education on their websites.
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2017-12-04
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2704EngrossEstablishes grant program for school districts and charter schools to develop dual language immersion programs.
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2017-12-04
[Hearing: Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS3029EngrossEstablishes "Volkswagen Settlement Utilization Fund for Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction and Air Pollution Control"; directs DEP to use moneys in fund to establish and implement certain air pollution control programs.
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2017-12-04
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJSJR98IntroPermanently designates April 23 as "Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Awareness Day" in New Jersey.
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2017-12-04
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3579IntroPermits counties and non-governmental, community-based agencies to establish family justice centers which provide coordinated, multi-agency governmental and non-govermental assistance to victims of certain crimes and offenses, including domestic viol...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
NJS3578IntroRequires reflective material on children's Halloween costumes.
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2017-12-04
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS1841IntroEstablishes hours during which alcoholic beverages may be sold on international airport property.
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2017-11-30
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS654EngrossEstablishes restricted use driver's license endorsement for certain motor vehicle offenders with suspended license.
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2017-11-30
[Hearing: Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Appropriations Committee
NJS3341IntroExtends document submission deadlines under Economic Redevelopment and Growth Grant Program and Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit Program.
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2017-11-30
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3532IntroRequires owners of multiple dwellings with at least nine units to provide maintenance services 24 hours a day.
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2017-11-30
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS3559IntroProvides certain immunity to board of director members and employees of private schools for students with disabilities if they report incidents of bullying in compliance with school policy.
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2017-11-30
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3476IntroEstablishes NJEDA urban farming grant and loan program.
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2017-11-09
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS3452IntroEstablishes Maternal Mortality Review Commission to annually review and report on rates and causes of maternal death in New Jersey, and to recommend improvements in maternal care.
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2017-11-09
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJA2503PassProvides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities; upgrades crimes committed against such individuals; and improves tranparency and accountability in investigations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of such individuals; designate...
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2017-10-06
Approved P.L.2017, c.238.
NJSR136IntroUrges enactment of federal "Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2017."
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2017-10-05
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3439EngrossDesignates Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City as "Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall" to commemorate his outstanding service to Atlantic City and State.
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2017-10-05
Passed by the Senate (35-0)
NJSR139IntroOpposes elimination of federal tax deduction for property taxes contained in Trump administration's recent federal tax reform proposal.
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2017-10-05
Resolution Passed Senate (34-0)
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