New Jersey Senator Teresa Ruiz [D]

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NJS3046PassProvides for child tax credit to be available in Tax Year 2022.
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2022-10-04
Approved P.L.2022, c.115.
NJA3149VetoChanges entity responsible for management of NJ School of Conservation to nonprofit organization, and directs DOE to request funding for center annually.
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2022-10-03
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading - Concur. w/Gov's Recom.
NJA1474VetoProvides certain protections and rights for temporary laborers.
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2022-10-03
Received in the Senate, 2nd Reading - Concur. w/Gov's Recom.
NJS3135Intro
25%
Requires employer to provide certain accommodations to employee who is breast feeding.
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2022-10-03
To Senate Labor Committee
NJS3134Intro
25%
Revises eligibility for Educational Opportunity Fund grants and campus-based Educational Opportunity Fund programs.
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2022-10-03
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS416Intro
25%
Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in, and requires divestment from, 200 largest publicly traded fossil fuel companies.
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2022-09-29
[Hearing: Oct 6 @ 10:00 am]

Transferred to Senate Environment and Energy Committee
NJS757VetoAuthorizes special occasion events at certain commercial farms on preserved farmland, under certain conditions.
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2022-09-29
2nd Reading in the Senate on Concur. w/Governor's Recommend. (34-0)
NJS2477Intro
25%
Requires school district to provide majority of preschool pupil placements at licensed child care provider programs.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2771Intro
25%
Establishes five-year community schools pilot program.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
NJS2357VetoConcerns timely payment of UI benefits.
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2022-09-29
2nd Reading in the Senate on Concur. w/Governor's Recommend. (35-0)
NJS2912Engross
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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2022-09-29
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
NJSCR121Intro
25%
Urges Congress to provide for universal school meals program.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3080Intro
25%
Establishes the Office of Dropout Prevention and Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth in DOE, and the Student Dropout Prevention Task Force.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3097Intro
25%
Requires reflective material on children's Halloween costumes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3105Intro
25%
Establishes rebuttable presumption that person who commits domestic violence by strangling victim be detained prior to trial.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3103Intro
25%
Requires Commissioner of Children and Families to apply for State waiver for State demonstration project establishing Safe Babies Court Team program.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3108Intro
25%
Requires DOE to develop credential to introduce teachers to culturally responsive teaching practices, characteristics, and methods.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3107Intro
25%
Establishes two-year pilot program requiring certain law enforcement agencies to coordinate with local school districts to identify and assist at-risk youths.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Law and Public Safety Committee
NJS3099Intro
25%
Establishes task force to examine and make recommendations regarding professional development requirements for public school teachers and school leaders.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3098Intro
25%
Requires labeling of foods containing genetically engineered material.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3104Intro
25%
Establishes the four-year "New Jersey Early Innovation Inspiration School Grant Pilot Program" in DOE to fund non-traditional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics programs for students in grades K through 8.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3106Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide anti-bias instruction as part of New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education; requires school districts to designate chief equity officer.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3109Intro
25%
Prohibits sale of unsafe supplemental mattresses designed for children's products.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJSJR99Intro
25%
Designates first Saturday of October as "Latino Clergy Day."
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2022-09-29
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3101Intro
25%
Establishes healthcare careers pilot program for certain institutions of higher education and proprietary schools.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS3100Intro
25%
Establishes Teacher Residency Program.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Education Committee
NJS660Engross
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Establishes that "100 percent Disabled Veterans" are not required to submit to MVC certain documentation to renew parking privileges.
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2022-09-22
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
NJS772PassDirects Department of Agriculture to establish New Jersey Minority, Women, and Underserved Farmer Registry.
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2022-09-22
Approved P.L.2022, c.112.
NJS3035Intro
25%
Establishes State SNAP Menstrual Hygiene Benefit Program; appropriates $1 million to DHS.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3036Intro
25%
Prohibits sale of crayon and chalk products containing lead.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJSCR119Intro
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Urges President and Congress of United States to include school construction funding in "Build Back Better Act."
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2022-09-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3034Intro
25%
Prohibits person experiencing coin shortage from charging consumers higher price for cash payment.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS3033Intro
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Expands membership of State Health Benefits Commission and School Employees' Health Benefits Commission.
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2022-09-22
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2994Intro
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Concerns annual reporting requirements of SHBP and SEHBP commissions.
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2022-09-22
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS2988Intro
25%
Establishes centralized directory for affordable and senior citizen housing.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee
NJS2987Intro
25%
Requires health insurance coverage of prenatal genetic test during first trimester of pregnancy.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Commerce Committee
NJS2995Intro
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Requires use of federal Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund grants to reduce increases in premium rates for SHBP and SEHBP for calendar year 2023.
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2022-09-22
To Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee
NJS3031Intro
25%
Requires health insurance carriers to categorize mental health treatment and therapy received by victim of domestic violence as medically necessary treatment and provide full benefits coverage therefor.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3019Intro
25%
Requires State blanks, forms, documents, and applications to incorporate new standards for collection of information about sex, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee
NJS3017Intro
25%
"Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit Act"; establishes gross income tax credit of up to $5,000 for certain student loan payments and makes an appropriation.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJS2999Intro
25%
Establishes scholarship program for students at public institutions of higher education pursuing certain community service-oriented opportunities; requires Secretary of Higher Education to establish grant program; appropriates $10 million.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Higher Eduction Committee
NJAJR147PassDesignates April 13th as Borinqueneers Day in New Jersey.
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2022-09-15
Approved P.L.2022, JR-6.
NJA3329PassRequires 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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2022-09-15
Approved P.L.2022, c.107.
NJA4127PassMandates access to periodic cancer screening examinations for professional firefighters not enrolled in SHBP; makes appropriation.
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2022-09-15
Approved P.L.2022, c.109.
NJA2368PassRequires schools to provide free school breakfasts and lunches to students from working class, middle-income families; designated as "Working Class Families' Anti-Hunger Act."
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2022-09-09
Approved P.L.2022, c.104.
NJA2365PassRequires school food authorities to engage in public education campaigns and develop promotional materials to educate parents and guardians of students about existing and expanding school meals program options.
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2022-09-09
Approved P.L.2022, c.103.
NJA2677PassRequires New Jersey Historical Commission to establish Black Heritage Trail; permits New Jersey Black Cultural and Heritage Initiative Foundation to use funds for markers on certain trail sites; appropriates $1 million.
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2022-09-07
Approved P.L.2022, c.102.
NJS315PassConcerns employment security during changes in control of health care entities.
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2022-08-18
Approved P.L.2022, c.101.
NJS777Intro
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Concerns discriminatory appraisals of property on basis of race, creed, color, national origin, or certain other characteristics.
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2022-08-08
Senate Amendment (Voice) (Ruiz)
NJS2974Intro
25%
Requires school districts to provide instruction on bleed control as part of implementation of New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.
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2022-08-08
To Senate Education Committee
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