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Assembly Panel OKs 'Peggy's Law' Oliver & Giblin Bill Requiring Immediate Reporting of Suspected Abuse to the Institutionalized Elderly

An Assembly panel on Monday advanced legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Sheila Oliver and Thomas Giblin that would require suspected abuse of the institutionalized elderly to be reported to local law enforcement immediately.

"My heart goes out to Peggy's family and any others who may have experienced similar abuse at the hands of someone they entrusted their loved one with," said Giblin (D-Essex/Passaic). "We need more accountability to ensure that this type of abuse and neglect is reported immediately. No one should have to experience what Peggy's family did."

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Conaway, Houghtaling, Quijano, Giblin, DeAngelo & Mukherji Bill to Improve Delivery of EMS Services Clears Legislature

Legislation also establishes New Jersey Emergency Medical Services Task Force to provide support & training for specialized responses
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D., Eric Houghtaling, Annette Quijano, Thomas Giblin and Wayne DeAngelo to improve the delivery of emergency medical services (EMS) in New Jersey by establishing certain data reporting requirements for EMS providers and dispatch centers received final legislative approval from both houses on Thursday.

Under the bill (A-4925), basic life support ambulance services, mobile intensive care units, air medical services, and volunteer and non-volunteer first aid, rescue, and ambulance squads would be required to report certain data to the state Department of Health (DOH), which will create a system to evaluate the data to help improve outcomes.

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Assembly Oks Oliver, Giblin, & Jasey Bill to Make Montclair University a Public Research Institution

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Sheila Oliver, Tom Giblin and Mila Jasey to establish Montclair State University as a public research university was approved by the Assembly on Thursday.

"In the past 15 years Montclair State University has worked strategically and aggressively to grow its enrollment, faculty, and facilities, and that growth has enabled it to expand its educational programs and research initiatives," said Speaker Emeritus Oliver (D- Essex). "Receiving numerous acknowledgements nationally as a research doctoral institution, it has clearly earned the designation of public research university by the state..."

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