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  • NJ S557
  • "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act"; requires institutions of higher education to have individuals who focus on reducing student suicides and attempted suicides available 24 hours a day.
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2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill is entitled the "Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act." The bill requires an institution of higher education to have individuals with training and experience in mental health issues who focus on reducing student suicides and attempted suicides available on campus or remotely by telephone or other means for students 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The individuals will also work with faculty and staff on ways to recognize the warning signs and risk factors associated with student suicide. Under the bill, no later than 15 days following the beginning of each semester, an institution must transmit to each student via electronic mail the contact information of the individuals.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, 2nd Reading in the Senate, Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor, Passed both Houses, Passed Senate
Approved P.L.2016, c.18.  (on 8/1/2016)
Date Chamber Action Description
8/1/2016 A Approved P.L.2016, c.18.
6/16/2016 A Passed Assembly (Passed Both Houses) (77-0-0)
6/16/2016 A Substituted for A1613 (1R)
6/2/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
6/2/2016 Assembly Higher Education Hearing (10:00 6/2/2016 Committee Room 15, 4th Floor)
3/14/2016 A Received in the Assembly, Referred to Assembly Higher Education Committee
3/14/2016 S Passed by the Senate (40-0)
3/7/2016 S Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
3/3/2016 Senate Higher Education Hearing (10:00 3/3/2016 Committee Room 7, 2nd Floor)
1/12/2016 S Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Higher Education Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 6/16/2016 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 77 0 3
Detail 6/16/2016 Assembly Floor: Substitute For A1613 Aca (Voice Vote) 0 0 0
Detail 6/2/2016 Assembly Higher Education Committee: Reported Favorably 5 0 4
Detail 3/14/2016 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 40 0 0
Detail 3/3/2016 Senate Higher Eduction Committee: Reported Favorably 4 0 1