[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 1061

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2020 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman MILA M. JASEY

District 27 (Essex and Morris)

Assemblyman GORDON M. JOHNSON

District 37 (Bergen)

Assemblyman ANTHONY S. VERRELLI

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblywomen Chaparro, Jimenez, Lampitt, Vainieri Huttle, Murphy, McKnight, Mosquera, Lopez, Downey, Assemblymen Benson, Stanley, Conaway, Armato, Assemblywomen Swain, Timberlake and Tucker

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

Requires DOH and DHS to identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

As reported by the Assembly Health Committee on December 10, 2020, with amendments.


An Act concerning maternal mental health 1[and supplementing Title 26 and Title 30 of the Revised Statutes]1.

 

Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

1. a. The Department of Health shall identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health in the State, including, but not limited to, the grant available pursuant to section 10005 of the federal 21st Century Cures Act, Pub. L. 114-255, 42 U.S.C. s.247b-13a.

b. No later than 1[January 1, 2020] September 1, 20211, the department shall report to the Legislature, pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), concerning its efforts to secure and utilize federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health pursuant to subsection a. of this section.

 

2. a. The Department of Human Services shall identify and take appropriate steps to secure federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health in the State.

b. No later than 1[January 1, 2020] September 1, 20211, the department shall report to the Legislature, pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), concerning its efforts to secure and utilize federal sources of funding to support maternal mental health pursuant to subsection a. of this section.

 

3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire on January 1, 1[2023] 20241.