ASSEMBLY, No. 4227
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
INTRODUCED JUNE 8, 2020
Assemblyman CRAIG J. COUGHLIN
District 19 (Middlesex)
Assemblywoman ANNETTE QUIJANO
District 20 (Union)
Assemblyman BENJIE E. WIMBERLY
District 35 (Bergen and Passaic)
Senator PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR.
District 18 (Middlesex)
Assemblyman Mejia and Assemblywoman Jasey
Ensures insurance coverage for certain persons attending school graduation exercises in July and August of 2020.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As reported by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on June 25, 2020, with amendments.
An Act concerning school graduation exercises in July 1and August of1 2020.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. 3a.3 Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, individuals attending school-sponsored graduation exercises between July 1, 2020 and 1[July] August1 31, 2020, who have graduated from the school 2or were employed by the school2 in the immediately preceding school year shall, for the purposes of 3[any]3 insurance coverages afforded the school’s registered and enrolled student population beginning July 1, 2020 2or for the purposes of 3[any]3 insurance coverages afforded the school’s employees beginning July 1, 20202, be considered included in the enrolled and registered student population 2or be considered as a school employee, as applicable,2 while attending the graduation exercises.
3b. As used in this section:
“Insurance” means, in the case of a student, student accident insurance and general liability insurance, and in the case of an employee, general liability insurance; and
“School” means a school district or charter school high school.3
2. This act shall take effect immediately.