Legislation

Advocacy

We strive to influence the development and implementation of public policy and to support our members in improving the lives of people with complex physical and neurological developmental disabilities so they can achieve their highest level of purpose and dignity. All of our positions that we advocate for align with this single goal.

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State Budget

Legislative Advocacy, New Jersey

  • A508 –  Establishes annual cost of living adjustment to programs providing services to persons with developmental disabilities
  • A1112 – Requires DHS to disseminate information on transportation options for persons with developmental disabilities
  • A1693 – Creates a voluntary resume bank for individuals with disabilities who wish to be appointed to a state board or commission
  • A2043 – “The New Jersey Disability Savings Act”
  • S146 S147 S148 – Transportation bills
  • A4178 – Establishes Department of Early Childhood
  • A3675 – START pilot program for adults who have both developmental disabilities and mental illness.
  • A3577 S957 – Requires  rates be aligned for SDE
  • S2668 – Establishes annual cost of living increase to programs providing services to persons with developmental disabilities
  • Employment – Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

Position Papers

11/18/22

11/01/22

09/28/22

08/09/22

06/30/22

06/03/22

04/25/22

02/02/22

01/10/22

12/22/21

10/28/21

09/22/21

09/07/21

08/04/21

06/08/21

11/20/20

10/28/20

5/1/20

2/26/20

2/20/20