Autism Legislation

Our Public Policy team reviews pending legislation that affects the autism community, providing support and recommendations for legislative sponsors when needed.   If you have any questions about a particular bill or law, please contact Eric Eberman, Director of Public Policy, at eeberman@autismnj.org.

***The 2018-19 Legislative Session opened on January 9. 2018.***


 


NJ Statehouse Dome

Learn More

To learn more about the legislative process, visit these useful sites:

State:

New Jersey Legislature Homepage
The Office of Legislative Services (OLS)

Federal:

The Library of Congress -- THOMAS


Key Committees

Legislation that affects the autism community is typically first heard in the following committees. Legislation must be voted “out of committee” prior to a vote by the full Senate and General Assembly. The Governor’s signature is then the final step to pass the legislation and enact it into law. 

Key Senate Committees:
Budget and Appropriations
Education
Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens

Key Assembly Committee:
Appropriations
Budget
Education
Financial Institutions and Insurance
Health and Senior Services
Housing and Community Development
Human Services
Women and Children  

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