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9/11 Health - News and Events - Legislation

Pending Legislation in the State of New Jersey

For more information about this legislation, including sponsors and the status of the bills as of today, visit the New Jersey Legislature and enter the bill number. Contact your local Assembly member or state Senator.

A192/S619

Creates presumption regarding disability pension and workers compensation eligibility for public employees and emergency personnel participating in the rescue and recovery operations at Ground Zero; requires the State Commissioner of Health and Senior Services to develop a health registry and system for screenings.

Lead Sponsors: Mr. JOHNSON and Ms. HUTTLE in the Assembly and Mr. VITALE and Ms. WEINBERG in the Senate
Status: Referred to Committee in both Houses.

A3081/S1626

Extends eligibility for N.J. World Trade Center Scholarship Program to dependents and spouses of persons totally and permanently disabled as a result of exposure to the attack sites.

Lead Sponsors: Ms. LAMPITT in the Assembly and Mr. BUCCO in the Senate
Status: Referred to Committee in both Houses.

 

Notes: Pending legislation remains active until the end of the current legislative session in 2009. For further information, please contact the Mayor's Office.

2007 Legislation Enacted in the State of New Jersey

To see the complete laws, visit the New Jersey Legislature, enter the bill number and click on the link marked "Advance Law."

 

A3019/S2130 

Extends eligibility for the New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Program to dependents and spouses of persons who died as a result of illness caused by exposure to attack sites. Became law January 17, 2007.

Lead Sponsors: Ms. LAMPITT, Mr. SCALERA, Mr. PANTER, and Mr. DIEGNAN, JR. in the Assembly and Mr. DORIA, JR. and Mr. SACCO in the Senate

 
 

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