Current Issues

Athletic Head Injury Safety Training Program Requirements Amended

     Current law is amended to include students participating in intramural sports programs organized by a public or nonpublic school, in the head injury safety
     program that is required for students who participate in interscholastic sports programs. See more

A-1256/S-1381 (Caride, Singleton, Jasey, Wimberly/Bateman) - Bill Passed

      On May 11, 2017 Governor Christie signed bill A-1256/S-1381, the bill establishing minimal educational requirements for school nurse certification, into law.
      This accomplishment is a shining example of how NJSSNA members organized and advocated together by contacting legislators on this important school nursing
       issue. Together, we can make a difference.  See more

       Special thanks to the Board members who testified, and to all who wrote, emailed, and called their legislators.

Uniform State MOA Between Education and Law Enforcement Officials

Major new features of the revised Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) include the Overdose Prevention Act, Self-Administration of Medication by Students, Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, Cyber Harassment, Hazing, and Coordination of HIB and Criminal Investigations. 

(Stock) Epi Pen 2015

Stock Epinephrine 2015 (1) 

Questions about the new epinephrine law may be directed to schoolhealthservices@doe.state.nj.us

New Epinephrine Requirements for Schools

From Assistant Commissioner Martz 2015-03-03 

Janet’s Law FAQ

From Assistant Commissioner Martz 2014-09-02

New Jersey State Legislature

Search 2014-2015 bills.

Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act 2013

Review prior to implementation.