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Library Legislation


This page will post information on library legislation that

impacts school library media specialists in New Jersey including

federal and state legislation.    

School Library Legislation - New Jersey

 

Updated 5/2021 




School Library Legislation

A248 / S3464 (Information Literacy)

Assembly Sponsors: Assemblymen Daniel Benson and Wayne DeAngelo (LD 14)

Mila Jasey (LD 27) - Education Committee, Vice Chair, Higher Education

Co-Sponsors: Asw. Sumter (LD35), Asw. Carol Murphy (LD 7),

Asm. Robert Karabinchak (LD18)


Senate Sponsors: Senator Mike Testa (LD1), Senator Vin Gopal (LD11), Senator Anthony Bucco (LD30)

S1586 (Requires ratio of SLMS to students)

Sponsors - Senate: Jim Beach (LD6) - Education Committe, Linda Greenstein (14),

Co-Sponsors: Shirley Turner (15) Education Committee


Google Document with complete details.



Links to Current proposed legislation:


https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/A0500/248_I1.PDF




https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/S3500/3464_I1.PDF


https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2020/Bills/S2000/1586_I1.HTM



For more information: School Library Legislation Supporters and their Districts


Here's a link to find your legislators:  

https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/members/legsearch.asp






Please take a few minutes to review the sponsors of these bills.  If your legislator is listed as a sponsor, please thank them for their sponsorship.  If your legislator is not listed as a sponsor, please call or email their office to ask them to sponsor the bill.   Click on this link to find your legislator.


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