Assembly Women and Children

The Assembly Women and Children Committee handles issues concerning the status of women and families and the welfare of children.
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Lopez, Vainieri Huttle, Mosquera on Improving Protections for Children at Childcare Centers Bills Released from Committee

Would Require Drug Testing for Applicants and Workers, Limit Access to Disqualifying Criminal Background Check Information

Regarding two childcare center measures (A-4286 and A-4625) recently released from the Assembly Women and Children Committee, Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez (D-Middlesex), Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) and Gabriela Mosquera (D-Camden, Gloucester) issued the following statement Tuesday:

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Mosquera, Lampitt, Murphy Bill Requiring Baby Diaper-Changing Stations in All Newly Constructed Public Restrooms Clears Assembly Committee

Would Apply to Public Places that Hold More than 25 People, Allow Children Over Age 3

To ensure that parents of small children have greater access to changing tables in public restrooms, a bill that would require baby diaper-changing stations in any newly constructed men's or women's public restrooms cleared the Assembly Women and Children's Committee Thursday. The measure is sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Pamela Lampitt and Carol Murphy.

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