NJPRA’s Policy Corner


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Bills Introduced:


  • S785 Singleton, T: Crisis Response Support Pilot Program, 3-year.
    • Reintroduced from prior session.
  • S835 Corrado, K: Functional Services for developmental disabled persons served by DDD to reopen programs, same as schools.
    • Of interest, although this bill does not apply directly to BH services. 
  • S838 Corrado, K: Long-term Care Facilities-require to submit reports regarding residents w/disabilities.
    • Discuss whether to support or not. 
  • S846 Corrado, K: Telemedicine and Telehealth
    • Evises requirements for health insurers to cover Note page 7 lines 6-12 includes reference to PESS. 
  • SCR35 Bramnick, J: Provide that only Legislature may determine Affordable Housing Obligations.
    • This resolution would be put to the Voters. If passed, Court determination of affordable housing targets ends.

Bills Signed:


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