New Jersey Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center New Jersey State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
NJ A4338 2022-06-20 OPPOSE Referred to Assembly Health Committee on 6/20/2022 Requires COVID-19 Vaccines administered to be reported to the vaccine registry/tracking system
NJ S316/A4334 2022-06-20 OPPOSE S316 referred to Senate Health Etc. Committee 1/11, A4334 referred to Assembly Health Committee 6/20 Requires students, staff, and others present at colleges to receive COVID-19 vaccine
NJ S1566/A4174 2022-05-28 SUPPORT S1566 Referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee 2/14/2022, A4174 5/27 Requires each guardian of incapacitated persons to provide consent before COVID-19 vaccination and boosters
NJ S2137 2022-03-08 WATCH Introduced and referred to the Senate Labor Committee on 3/7/2022 Allows individuals fired or who voluntarily quit because of EO 283 to be eligible for unemployment
NJ S1592 2022-02-15 OPPOSE Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on 2/14/2022 Creates New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Commission, provides 9 million in funding
NJ A2679 2022-02-15 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 2/14/2022 Allows minors 14 and older to consent to vaccination, including COVID, without parental consent
NJ S831 2022-02-07 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Committee on 1/18/2022 Prohibits a person or entity from requiring personal health information from any individual
NJ A781/S125 2022-01-25 SUPPORT Referred to Assembly Community Dev. & Affairs/Senate Health, Human Services & Senior Citizens Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 Vaccination status in multiple areas
NJ A439/S825 2022-01-19 SUPPORT SB 825 introduced 1st Reading in the Senate, Referred to Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Establishes the Children's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
NJ A440/S824 2022-01-19 SUPPORT SB 824 introduced 1st Reading in the Senate, Referred to Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Requires identification and review of deaths/near deaths happening after vaccination
NJ S237 2022-01-14 WATCH Introduced on1/11/2022 and referred to Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee Requires entities that mandate proof of COVID-19 vaccination accept confirmation of prior infection
NJ A2007/S1101 2022-01-14 OPPOSE A2007 Introduced on 1/11/2022 and referred to Assembly Health Committee Requires annual flu vaccine for public and private school students
NJ A774 2022-01-14 SUPPORT Introduced on 1/11/2022 and referred to Assembly Health Committee Prohibits government entity or school from requiring flu vaccines for persons 18 and under
NJ A1991 2022-01-14 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/11/2022 and referred to Assembly Health Committee Eliminates religious belief exemptions in NJ for children in schools and childcare centers

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!