NJLA Supports the Following Legislation

AJR 38

AJR 38 Designates the second week of September each year as "Library Awareness Week in New Jersey." Sponsors  Assemblywomen Angela McKnight (District 31) and Annette Chaparro (District 33).


A1767  Net Neutrality Act.

Prime sponsors Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (District 20) Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo ( Distrist 14), Raj Mukherji (District 33), Jamel Holley (District 20)

Referred to the Assembly  Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.



Allows public libraries to  dispose of certain materials without advertising for bids.

Prime sponsor Christopher Bateman (District 16). Referred to the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.


A132 Requires instruction on information literacy in curriculum of students in grades kindergarten through 12.

Prime sponsors Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo (District 14) and Daniel Benson (District 14).

In the Assembly Education Committee.


Requires certain ratios of school library media specialist to students in public schools.

Prime sponsors Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter (District 35), Benjie Wimberly (District 35). and Daniel Benson (District 14). Co-sponsor Assemblymen Ralph Caputo (District 28), Thomas Giblin (District34), John McKeon (District 27) 

 Referred to the Assembly Education Committee.




A2163 enacts the "Reader Privacy Act" Sponsored by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (District 35),





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