STATE OF NEW JERSEY
PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2018 SESSION
Assemblywoman GABRIELA M. MOSQUERA
District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)
Assemblywoman PATRICIA EGAN JONES
District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)
Assemblyman JAMEL C. HOLLEY
District 20 (Union)
Assemblywoman ANGELA V. MCKNIGHT
District 31 (Hudson)
Assemblyman JOANN DOWNEY
District 20 (Monmouth)
Assemblywomen Caride, Murphy, Assemblymen Armato, Mazzeo, Giblin, Calabrese, Moriarty, Webber, Benson and Mukherji
Requires board of education to post information about child abuse hotline in each school.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As reported by the Assembly Education Committee with technical review.
An Act concerning the State child abuse hotline and supplementing chapter 33 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. A board of education shall prominently display information about the Department of Children and Families’ State Central Registry, a toll free hotline for reporting child abuse, in each school of the district. The information shall give instructions to call 911 for emergencies and shall include directions for accessing the department’s website or social media platforms for more information on reporting abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
The information shall be in a format and language that is clear, simple, and understandable. The information shall be on a poster and displayed at each school in at least one high-traffic, highly and clearly visible public area that is readily accessible to and widely used by students.
2. This act shall take effect on the 30th day after the date of enactment.