26:2-176

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY CHECKLIST

Compiled by the NJ State Law Library

 

LAWS OF:        2006                 CHAPTER:        12

 

NJSA:               26:2-176            (Requires certain health care professionals to provide information and screening for

                                                partum depression)

 

BILL NO:          S213                 (Substituted for A1325)

 

SPONSOR(S)    Allen and others

 

DATE INTRODUCED:     Pre-filed

 

COMMITTEE:                ASSEMBLY:

 

                                    SENATE:          Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens

 

AMENDED DURING PASSAGE:             No

 

DATE OF PASSAGE:                ASSEMBLY:     March 2, 2006

 

                                                SENATE:          February 27, 2006

 

DATE OF APPROVAL:              April 13, 2006

 

FOLLOWING ARE ATTACHED IF AVAILABLE:

 

            FINAL TEXT OF BILL (Original version of bill enacted)

                       

 

            S213

                        SPONSOR’S STATEMENT: (Begins on page 3 of original bill)                   Yes

 

                        COMMITTEE STATEMENT:                               ASSEMBLY:                 No       

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                SENATE:                      Yes

 

                        FLOOR AMENDMENT STATEMENT:                                                      No

 

                        LEGISLATIVE FISCAL NOTE:                                                               No

 

            A1325

                        SPONSOR’S STATEMENT: (Begins on page 3 of original bill)                   Yes

 

                        COMMITTEE STATEMENT:                               ASSEMBLY:                 Yes

 

                                                                                                SENATE:                      No

 

                        FLOOR AMENDMENT STATEMENT:                                                      No

 

                        LEGISLATIVE FISCAL ESTIMATE:                                                        No

 

            VETO MESSAGE:                                                                                             No

 

            GOVERNOR’S PRESS RELEASE ON SIGNING:                                                 Yes

 

 

FOLLOWING WERE PRINTED:

            To check for circulating copies, contact New Jersey State Government

            Publications at the State Library (609) 278-2640 ext. 103 or mailto:refdesk@njstatelib.org.

 

            REPORTS:                                                                                                        No

 

            HEARINGS:                                                                                                      No

 

            NEWSPAPER ARTICLES:                                                                                 Yes

 

            “Postpartum help bill signed into law,” 4-14-2006, The Times, p. A6

             “State mandates screening of postpartum depression,” 4-14-2006, Star Ledger, p.24         

             “Postpartum lifeline: Codeys celebrate signing of bill…, 4-14-2006, The Record, p. L1

 

 

RWH 2/28/08