New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS854Intro"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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2021-01-21
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2503IntroIncreases strangulation assault to crime of second degree.
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2021-01-21
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS3238IntroEstablishes New Jersey Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program.
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2021-01-21
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2708PassRequires certain provisions in State contracts for delivery of publicly financed mental health, behavioral health, and addiction services.
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2021-01-15
Approved P.L.2021, c.1.
NJS990IntroRequires school district to report to DOE on various aspects of computer science courses.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2825IntroEstablishes loan redemption program for certain bilingual education teachers.
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2021-01-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2835IntroRequires compilation of data and issuance of annual reports on New Jersey teacher workforce.
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2021-01-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2829IntroEstablishes "Male Teachers of Color Mentorship Pilot Program;" appropriates $50,000.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2826IntroRequires State Board of Education to establish procedures for issuance of limited certificate of eligibility with advanced standing and limited certificate of eligibility for certain teacher candidates.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2830IntroRequires educator preparation program to report passing rates of students who complete certain tests and to disseminate information on test fee waiver programs, and permits collection of student fee for certain testing costs.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2834IntroMandates training on culturally responsive teaching for all candidates for teaching certification.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2827IntroRequires teachers to biennially complete two hours of professional development related to cultural competence.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS2833IntroEstablishes Teacher Apprenticeship Program.
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2021-01-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2956IntroRevises certain requirements related to cash assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program.
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2021-01-14
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS3326IntroRequires public and local utilities to provide notice to residential customers of available relief measures during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS3335IntroRequires BPU to conduct study of effect of coronavirus 2019 pandemic on local and public utility service and to quarterly collect and publish certain local and public utility service and customer information.
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2021-01-14
Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS699EngrossRequires training for DOE arbitrators to include issues related to cultural diversity and bias.
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2021-01-13
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS111IntroProhibits use of education, occupation, homeownership status, marital status, or credit score in certain automobile insurance determinations.*
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2021-01-11
Senate Amendment (21-0) (Cruz-Perez)
NJS1018IntroEstablishes task force to examine school discipline practices including racial disparities and effectiveness.
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2021-01-11
Senate Amendment (22-0) (Gopal)
NJS1851IntroEliminates eligibility of postsecondary students and other individuals for State student assistance, training, and employment services if school or training provider requires student to consent to arbitration agreement or proceeding or to waive certa...
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2021-01-11
Senate Amendment (22-0) (Ruiz)
NJS2832IntroAllows student enrolled in institution of higher education who has completed 30 semester-hour credits to serve as substitute teacher; extends time period substitute teacher may serve during public health emergency.*
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2021-01-11
Senate Amendment (22-0) (Ruiz)
NJS2831IntroGrants reciprocity to teachers with certain out-of-state certificates.
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2021-01-11
Senate Amendment (22-0) (Ruiz)
NJS2743IntroEstablishes Community College Opportunity Grant Program in Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to provide last-dollar financial aid grants to county college students and Student Success Incentive funding to county colleges.
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2021-01-11
Substituted by A4410 (3R)
NJA4461EngrossRequires State to enter into contract and coordinate with certain cooperative purchasing systems for procurement of COVID-19 related goods and services by school districts.***
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2021-01-11
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJS2545EnrollEstablishes certain requirements concerning rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, undesignated/non-binary, questioning, queer, intersex, and HIV-postive residents of long-term care facilities.
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2021-01-11
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (69-1-5)
NJA4454EnrollRequires school districts to include instruction on diversity and inclusion as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.*
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2021-01-11
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (46-29-0)
NJSR106PassStrongly condemns President Trump and extremist protesters who breached United States Capitol and urges his removal from office.
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2021-01-11
Filed with Secretary of State
NJA4410EnrollEstablishes Community College Opportunity Grant Program in Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to provide last-dollar financial aid grants to county college students and Student Success Incentive funding to county colleges.
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2021-01-11
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (49-20-6)
NJS1028PassAllocates Amistad Commission in but not of DOE; requires commission to elect chairperson and appoint executive director; requires public schools to include instruction on accomplishments and contributions of African Americans to American society.
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2021-01-07
Approved P.L.2020, c.153.
NJA4Pass"New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020"; provides for administration of programs and policies related to jobs, property development, food deserts, community partnerships, small and early stage businesses, State procurement, wind energy, and film p...
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2021-01-07
Approved P.L.2020, c.156.
NJS3046VetoExtends certain document submission deadlines for Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit program and Economic Redevelopment and Growth Grant Program.
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2020-12-23
Approved P.L.2020. c,138.
NJA4907PassMakes supplemental appropriation of $58,000,000 for NJ Statewide Body Worn Camera Program.
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2020-12-23
Approved P.L.2020, c.142.
NJS3295Intro"New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020"; provides for administration of programs and policies related to jobs, property development, food deserts, community partnerships, small and early stage businesses, State procurement, wind energy, and film p...
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2020-12-21
Substituted by A4 (1R)
NJS280IntroDirects the development and posting of notices containing information for victims of human trafficking.
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2020-12-17
Substituted by A883 (1R)
NJS3071EngrossRequires law enforcement provide victim of sexual assault with intial incident report; provides victim with option to review intial incident report and submit corrective form.*
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJA1897EnrollProvides for certain criminal and civil justice reforms, particularly addressing legal consequences associated with certain marijuana and hashish offenses as well as raising awareness of available expungement relief.**
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2020-12-17
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (32-2)
NJS3089IntroMakes supplemental appropriation of $58,000,000 for NJ Statewide Body Worn Camera Program.*
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2020-12-17
Substituted by A4907 (ACS/1R)
NJS3214EngrossRequires Commissioner of Education to prepare learning loss report and report on public school operations during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2020-12-17
[Hearing: Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm]
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS2781IntroRequires school districts to include instruction on diversity and inclusion as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards.*
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2020-12-17
Substituted by A4454 (2R)
NJS3074EngrossRequires AG issue annual report concerning sexual assault cases.*
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3256EnrollReclassifies possession of psilocybin as disorderly persons offense.
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2020-12-17
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (51-23-5)
NJS3075EngrossEstablishes sexual violence liaison officer in Division of State Police and local police departments.
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3073EngrossEstablishes right of victims to be notified of county prosecutor's charging decision in sexual assault cases.
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS2354VetoProhibits cancellation or nonrenewal of insurance policies and insurance premium finance agreements for a period of at least 60 days under certain circumstances after declaration of public health emergency, or state of emergency, or both.**
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2020-12-17
Received in the Assembly on Concurrence with Gov. Recommend.
NJA883EnrollDirects the development and posting of notices containing information for victims of human trafficking.
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2020-12-17
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJS3072EngrossRequires resources be made available to victims of sexual assault.
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3076EngrossRequires sexual assault training for prosecutors.
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3070EngrossEstablishes "Sexual Violence Restorative Justice Pilot Program."
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3078EngrossCodifies State Workplace Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Policy.
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2020-12-17
To Assembly Judiciary Committee
NJS3286IntroRequires correctional police officers to wear body worn cameras.
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2020-12-16
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
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