Bill Text: NJ A1616 | 2020-2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires certain student identification cards to contain telephone number for suicide prevention hotline.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-3)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-01-13 - Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading [A1616 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2020-A1616-Introduced.html

ASSEMBLY, No. 1616

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2020 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  PAMELA R. LAMPITT

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Assemblyman  HERB CONAWAY, JR.

District 7 (Burlington)

Assemblywoman  VALERIE VAINIERI HUTTLE

District 37 (Bergen)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblyman Benson, Assemblywomen Schepisi, Tucker, Assemblyman Calabrese, Assemblywoman Mosquera, Assemblymen Verrelli, Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Downey

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires certain student identification cards to contain telephone number for suicide prevention hotline.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel.

  


An Act concerning student suicide prevention and supplementing chapter 6 and chapter 3B of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    A public school that includes any of the grades seven through 12 and that issues student identification cards shall have printed on the back of the student identification cards the telephone number for a suicide prevention hotline.

 

     2.    An institution of higher education that issues student identification cards shall have printed on the back of the student identification cards the telephone number for a suicide prevention hotline.

 

     3.    Section 1 of this act shall take effect in the first full school year following the date of enactment, and section 2 of this act shall take effect in the first full academic year following the date of enactment.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill requires a public school that includes any of the grades seven through 12 and that issues student identification cards to have the telephone number for a suicide prevention hotline printed on the back of the student identification cards.  The bill also requires an institution of higher education that issues student identification cards to have the telephone number for a suicide prevention hotline printed on the back of the cards.

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