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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Bills to Watch

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

State Bill Number Date Position Title Status
NJ A1899/S1981 2024-05-09 OPPOSE Expands authority of pharmacy technicians in administering drugs & vaccines, permits pharmacy staff to give COVID-19 shots to children 5 yrs or older Status: A1899 scheduled for Assembly Health Comm hearing 5/13/2024 @10AM|S1981 referred to Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Comm on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee & Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask to OPPOSE
NJ A4109 2024-04-04 OPPOSE Permits paramedics to administer vaccines during outbreaks of communicable diseases Status: Referred to the Assembly Regulated Professions Committee on 4/4/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Regulated Professions Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ A920/S354 2024-03-14 OPPOSE Allows Optometrists to administer COVID, Influenza, and Varicella-zoster virus vaccines to adults, requires vaccine tracking to state registry Status: A920 amended in Assembly Regulated Professions Committee by vote of 6 Yes, 0 No on 3/14/2024|S354 referred to Senate Commerce Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact your Assemblymember & Senator, ask to OPPOSE
NJ A3835/S454 2024-02-22 WATCH Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates and entities requesting or requiring disclosure of COVID-19 vaccination status, creates cause of action Status: Referred to Asm. Community Devel. and Women's Affairs Comm. on 2/22/2024 |Referred to Senate Health Human Svs. & Senior Citizens Comm. on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Asm. Community Devel. & Women's Affairs Comm. Memb., Sen. Hlth. Hum. Svs. & Sen. Cit. Comm. Memb., your Asblymn, & your Sen. with concerns
NJ A3827/S1359 2024-02-22 SUPPORT Prohibits institutions of higher education from requiring students to receive COVID-19 vaccination Status: A3827 referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee on 2/22/2024 | S1359 referred to Senate Higher Education Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Higher Education Committee Members, Senate Higher Education Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A3392/S962 2024-02-01 SUPPORT Prohibits Commissioner of Health and State entities from requiring COVID Vaccines for public primary & secondary school students Status: A3392 referred to the Assembly Health Comm on 2/1/2024 | S962 referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Comm on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Comm Membrs, Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Comm Membrs, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A3375 2024-02-01 WATCH Prohibits pregnant women from being required to provide proof of COVID vaccination, prohibits discrimination Status: Referred to Assembly Community Development and Women's Affairs Committee on 2/1/2024

Action: Contact the Assembly Community Development and Women's Affairs Committee Members, your Assemblyman, & your Senator, with your concerns
NJ S678 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Requires certain care facilities to establish visitation policies which include not asking visitors to disclose their vaccination status Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1823 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Requires annual flu vaccine for public and private K-12 school students, preschools, child care centers, & institutions of higher education Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ S377 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Requires vaccine information be given to parents & patients before vaccination, prohibits providers from refusing care based on vaccination refusal Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1520 2024-01-09 WATCH Prohibits public institutions of higher education to require COVID-19/monkeypox vaccinations for students with no in-person presence on campus Status: Referred to the Assembly Higher Education Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Higher Education Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator with your concerns
NJ A1852 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Requires all individuals be enrolled in the vaccine registry/tracking system when vaccinated Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact your Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ S379 2024-01-09 WATCH Establishes Children’s Vaccination Bill of Rights; protections for children including informed consent, disclosure for safety & injury compensation Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember with your concerns
NJ S1956 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Requires all individuals be enrolled in the vaccine registry/tracking system when vaccinated, forced tracking during an outbreak Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ S2112 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits teaching staff from inputting student or student’s family vaccine info into a 3rd-party app managed by entity engaged in partisan politics Status: Referred to the Senate Education Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Education Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ S2114 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Allows individuals fired or who voluntarily quit because of EO 283 to be eligible for unemployment Status: Referred to Senate Labor Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Labor Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A531 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits infringement of right of a parent to direct their child’s health care, requires school district to involve parents in right to exempt child Status: Referred to the Assembly Education Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact the Assembly Education Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & your Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1506 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits a government entity or school from requiring flu vaccines for persons 18 and under Status: Referred to Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ S1705 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits childhood school COVID-19 or HPV vaccine mandates or status inquiry by Commissioner, Governor, State or local government Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1507/S1693 2024-01-09 WATCH Prohibits government & schools from mandating COVID Vaccines, health care worker mandates allowed with only current medical/religious exemptions Status: A1507 referred to Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024|S1693 referred to Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator with your concerns
NJ S384 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Makes state liable for vaccine injuries caused by vaccines mandated for child care, preschool, school or institutions of higher education Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A2252 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Establishes NJ COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach Commission to push COVID-19 vaccination with nine-million-dollar appropriation Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ A625/S656 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Requires identification and review of deaths/near deaths happening after vaccination Status: A625 referred to Assem. Children, Families, & Food Security Comm| S656 referred to Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Comm; on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assem Child, Fam, & Food Sec Comm Members, Sen. Hlth, Human Serv, & Sen. Cit Comm Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A780/S380 2024-01-09 WATCH Requires entities to accept confirmation of prior COVID-19 infection or protective immune response against COVID-19 when vaccination proof is required Status: A780 referred to Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024|S380 referred to Senate Health, Human Serv, and Sr Citizen Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Comm Members, Senate Health, Human Serv, and Senior Citizen Comm Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator with your concerns
NJ A710 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits the state or political subdivision from requiring a private business to confirm receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine for an individual to enter Status: Referred to the Assembly Commerce, Economic Development, and Agriculture Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Commerce, Economic Development, and Agriculture Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1523 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits the automatic registration in New Jersey Immunization Information System & requires opt-in Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblyman, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ S887 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Prohibits reporting children's medical information, including immunization info to state vaccine registry, without written consent of parent/guardian Status: Referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Committee Members, your Senator, & Assemblymember, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A624/S657 2024-01-09 WATCH Establishes the Children's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Status: A624 referred to the Assembly Health Comm on 1/9/2024 | S657 referred to the Senate Health, Human Services, & Senior Citizens Comm on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator with your concerns
NJ AR 29 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Urges the U.S. President to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO) Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A1307 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Enacts the Informed Consent for Vaccination Act; requires vaccine administrators provide certain information and obtain signed consent Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ AR 30 2024-01-09 SUPPORT Urges U.S. President and Congress to cease funding gain-of-function research Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
NJ A2606/S1831 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Requires metrics for assessing nursing home operation to include number of residents vaccinated against SARS CoV2 and annual influenza virus Status: A2606 referred to the Assembly Aging & Human Services Comm on 1/9/2024|S1831 referred to the Senate Health, Human Services & Sr Citzn Comm on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assm Aging & Human Srvc Comm Membrs, Senate Health, Human Srvc, & Sr Citizens Comm Membrs, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask to OPPOSE
NJ A1864 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Requires public & private higher education institution students, staff, & others take COVID-19 vaccine, only religious & medical exemptions available Status: Referred to the Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact the Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblyman & your Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
NJ A1812 2024-01-09 OPPOSE Eliminates religious belief exemptions in NJ for children in schools and childcare centers Status: Introduced and referred to Assembly Health Committee on 1/9/2024

Action: Contact Assembly Health Committee Members, your Assemblymember, & Senator, ask to OPPOSE

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