Deaf Education News

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver Signed

S2044 and S2045 into Law

August 5, 2019

Our two bills - S2044 (Deaf Students Bill of Rights) and S2045 (Language Acquisition-LEADK) were signed into LAW on August 5, 2019 by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver.  

https://www.nj.gov/governor/news/signed 2 bills into law

State House - Senate Chamber

 January 31, 2019

Our two bills - S2044 (Deaf Students Bill of Rights) and S2045 (Language Acquisition-LEADK) were passed by unanimous margin - 39-0!! It was quick and fast.  Senators did not call out their vote like "Aye" or "Nay". It was all done electronically with a push of a button.  Both bills were passed in less than 2 minutes. 

 

Please note that our two bills on the Assembly side (A1893 & A1896) will not be voted on the floor until February or March. 

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