Legislative Update Masthead
NJASA Members
Melanie Schulz, NJASA Director of Government Relations
December 23, 2016
NJASA Legislative Update

On Monday, December 19, 2016 the following legislative activity occurred:

A-1205 Mosquera
Requires board of education to enter into agreement with law enforcement authorities regarding access to live video streams of public school buildings.

A-2422 McGuckin/Wolfe/Rible
Directs Commissioner of Education to encourage implementation of Natural High Drug Prevention Program in school districts.
Passed by the Assembly

A-3539 Muoio/Spencer/Chiaravalloti/Gusciora/Caputo/Mukherji/Johnson/Sumter/Wimberly
Requires public and nonpublic schools to test for and remediate lead in drinking water, and disclose test results.
Passed by the Assembly

S-1474 / A-2786 Ruiz
Requires teacher preparation program for instructional certificate to include certain amount of instruction or clinical experience in special education and for students with disabilities endorsement to include credit hours in autism spectrum disorder.
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)

S-2364 / A-3946 Oroho/Stack/Burzichelli/Dancer/Mukherji/Holley/Bucco
Establishes pilot program appointing third party vendors to administer commercial driver license testing.
Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses)

S-2624 Sweeney/Cunningham
Establishes Dual Enrollment Study Commission.
Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Education Committee

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