2014 Autism Legislation
The 216th session of the NJ Legislature began in mid-January 2014.
Please check back soon for a list of bills relevant to the autism community.
The following committess craft legislation that affects the autism community and are important to watch.
Key Senate Committees:
Budget and Appropriations
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens
Key Assembly Committee:
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Health and Senior Services
Housing and Community Development
Women and Children
Autism New Jersey has provided input and advocacy for the following bills that recently became laws:
A2573/S599 “Tara’s Law” - Provides protections for individuals with developmental disabilities residing in community care residences and for investigations of abuse of individuals with developmental disabilities
Status: Passed by both Senate & Assembly. Signed by Governor in December 2012
ANJ provided testimony in support and assisted Senator Jennifer Beck.
Check back soon for additional updates.