New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS699EngrossRequires training for DOE arbitrators to include issues related to cultural diversity and bias.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee
NJSCR44EngrossUrges Secretary of Higher Education and Educational Opportunity Fund Board to study and modernize program regulations, particularly regulations related to student funding priority levels.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS2162EngrossRequires public schools, and nonpublic schools which receive federal funding, to provide students with information on rights afforded under Title IX, and provide contact information for Title IX coordinator.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS2455EnrollProhibits lawful presence in United States as qualification for obtaining professional or occupational license.
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2020-07-30
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (47-26-0)
NJS2573EnrollEstablishes position of State School Nurse Consultant in DOE to facilitate best practices in school nursing by advancing comprehensive school health services.*
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2020-07-30
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (71-3-1)
NJS2540EngrossEstablishes Co-Curricular Activity Emergency Grant Program to support operations of co-curricular activities at public schools; appropriates $750,000.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Education Committee
NJS2602Engross"Farm Worker Epidemic Health and Safety Act"; concerns public health and certain protections for farm workers.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS2596EngrossAppropriates $5 million in federal funds to Department of Health for grants and stipends to ensure health and safety of farm workers.*
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Labor Committee
NJS807EngrossRequires institutions of higher education to distribute information on availability of allowance for dependent care expenses in determination of cost of attendance.
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2020-07-30
To Assembly Higher Education Committee
NJS19EnrollDesignates, as State and public holiday, third Friday in June as Juneteenth Day.*
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2020-07-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (35-3)
NJS2475IntroAuthorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A3971 (1R)
NJS647IntroRevises cybersecurity, asset management, and related reporting requirements in "Water Quality Accountability Act." *
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2020-07-30
Senate Amendment (26-0) (Greenstein)
NJS2638IntroRequires AG to collect, record, analyze, and report certain prosecutorial and criminal justice data.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A1076
NJA1906EnrollIncludes false incrimination and filing false police report as form of bias intimidation; establishes crime of false 9-1-1 call with purpose to intimidate or harass based on race or other protected class.
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2020-07-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (40-0)
NJA1076EngrossRequires AG to collect, record, analyze, and report certain prosecutorial and criminal justice data.
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2020-07-30
Received in the Assembly, 2nd Reading on Concurrence
NJA3641EnrollRequires DLPS to incorporate implicit bias in cultural diversity training materials for law enforcement officers; makes mandatory cultural diversity and implicit bias training for law officers.
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2020-07-30
Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (39-0)
NJA3971VetoAuthorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties.
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2020-07-30
Conditional Veto, Received in the Assembly
NJS2689IntroRequires DLPS to incorporate implicit bias in cultural diversity training materials for law enforcement officers; makes mandatory cultural diversity and implicit bias training for law enforcement officers.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A3641
NJS2635IntroIncludes false incrimination and filing false police report as form of bias intimidation; establishes crime of false 9-1-1 call with purpose to intimidate or harass based on race or other protected class.
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2020-07-30
Substituted by A1906/4230 (ACS)
NJS2788IntroProvides supplemental payments to long-term care facility staff providing direct care services during COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-07-30
[Hearing: Aug 6 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS685IntroPermits municipal, county, and regional police and fire forces to establish five-year residency requirement for police officers and firefighters; allows exceptions to requirement under certain circumstances.
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2020-07-28
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2738IntroProvides overtime pay to farmworkers.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Labor Committee
NJS2745IntroRequires members, officers, and employees of Legislature to undergo implicit bias and cultural competency training.
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2020-07-28
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2739IntroEliminates US citizenship requirement for student representatives on boards of trustees of certain public institutions of higher education.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2724IntroPermits use of combination of in-person and virtual or remote instruction in 2020-2021 school year to meet minimum 180-day school year requirement.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Education Committee
NJS703IntroRequires certain health care professionals to undergo implicit bias training.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS412Intro"Historic Property Reinvestment Act"; provides credits against certain taxes for certain costs of rehabilitating historic properties.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2451IntroPermits modification of scope of work or terms and conditions of contract between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic.*
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2020-07-22
Reported from Senate Committee with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS2484IntroEstablishes Office of Clean Energy Equity in BPU; directs establishment of certain clean energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage programs for overburdened communities.*
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2020-07-22
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2708IntroRequires certain provisions in State contracts for delivery of publicly financed mental health, behavioral health, and addiction services.
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2020-07-22
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2719IntroPermits certain mental health professionals working in school districts to refer or help facilitate referral of students to private professional counselors.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2718IntroEstablishes "Student Mental Health Task Force" to study resources available to schools and parents to address student mental health needs.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2716IntroEstablishes Student Wellness Grant Program in DOE.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS232EngrossRequires DEP to evaluate environmental and public health stressors of certain facilities on overburdened communities when reviewing certain permit applications.**
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2020-07-20
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJS973PassRequires Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development to establish apprenticeship mentoring program for women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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2020-07-16
Approved P.L.2020, c.58.
NJS2698IntroRequires State to enter into contract for COVID-19 related goods and services for purchase by school districts.
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2020-07-16
To Senate Education Committee
NJS2675Intro"COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act."
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2020-07-06
To Senate Economic Growth Committee
NJS2678IntroExpands municipal court conditional dismissal program to include defendants charged with certain drug offenses; requires defendant's participation in various programs and services; allows dismissal of charges after one-year probationary period.
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2020-07-06
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS2485EngrossProhibits eviction as remedy for nonpayment of rent due during time surrounding COVID-19 pandemic in certain circumstances.*
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2020-07-02
Received in the Assembly without Reference, 2nd Reading
NJS2273PassRequires SEHBP and eligible employers that do not participate in the SEHBP to provide certain plans for public education employees and certain public education retirees.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.44.
NJS2499PassAppropriates funds to DEP for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2021.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.49.
NJS2331PassAssists inmates released from incarceration in obtaining necessary reentry benefits.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.45.
NJS2498PassAuthorizes NJ Infrastructure Bank to expend certain sums to make loans for environmental infrastructure projects for FY2021.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.48.
NJA744PassRequires law enforcement agencies to provide internal affairs and personnel files of law enforcement officers to other agencies under certain circumstances.
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2020-07-01
Approved P.L.2020, c.52.
NJS2645IntroEstablishes "New Jersey Transit ADA Task Force."
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2020-06-30
To Senate Transportation Committee
NJS2329VetoRevises requirements for cash assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program; appropriates $17 million.*
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2020-06-29
Conditional Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS2332VetoEstablishes "2020 New Jersey Emergency Rental Assistance Program"; appropriates $100 million.
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2020-06-29
Absolute Veto, Received in the Senate
NJS1482IntroRequires law enforcement agencies to provide internal affairs and personnel files of law enforcement officers to other agencies under certain circumstances.
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2020-06-29
Substituted by A744 (2R)
NJS1563IntroProvides that users of Access Link paratransit service are automatically eligible for and enrolled in motor bus and rail passenger discounted fare program.
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2020-06-29
Substituted by A2456 (1R)
NJSJR87IntroDesignates July 13th as "Black Lives Matter Day" in New Jersey.
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2020-06-29
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
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