Legislative Update Masthead
NJASA Members
Melanie Schulz, NJASA Director of Government Relations
December 15, 2016
NJASA Legislative Update
On Monday, December 12, 2016 the following legislative activity occurred:

A-3785 Downey/Houghtaling/Jasey/Singleton/Holley 
Requires State to pay educational costs of students who reside in homeless shelter outside district of residence for more than one year.
Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee

A-4165 Chaparro/Mukherji/Chiaravalloti/McKnight 
Requires driver education course, certain new driver brochures, and driver's license written exam to include cyclist and pedestrian safety information.
Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading

A-4206 Karabinchak/Prieto/Webber/Holley  
Requires candidates for election to school board to file with their nominating petitions specific affirmation that they have not been convicted of crimes that would disqualify them from office.
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading

A-4284 Quijano/Benson 
Provides that school districts may receive reimbursement for costs incurred on or after January 1, 2016 for testing school drinking water for lead.
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading

ACR-219 Quijano/Oliver 
Expresses Legislature's intent that school districts and public institutions of higher education continue to act as safe zones and protect identities and data related to undocumented students and families.
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee

If you have any questions regarding the legislative update please email me at mschulz@njasa.net.