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New Jersey became the 14th state to enact autism insurance reform on August 13, 2009.

Find your New Jersey elected officials here.
Find autism resources for New Jersey families here.

State Officials
Governor Chris Christie (R)
Lt. Governor Kimberly Guadagno (R)
New Jersey Senate/Assembly

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D)
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D)
U.S. House of Representatives New Jersey delegation

New jersey News

New Jersey has proposed changing its Medicaid waiver program for Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) in order to comply with a federal directive that prohibits services that "isolate...

(June 26, 2014) -- A New Jersey school district that barred a student with autism from bringing his service dog to classes and after-school activities has agreed to reverse...


ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (September 19, 2013) -- Autism Speaks, ...

BRICK, NJ (May 30, 2013) -- In a test of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the parents of a New Jersey high school placekicker with autism who kicked a game-winning field...

TRENTON (June 24, 2012) -- "When the state Supreme Court five years ago ordered New Jersey and its insurer to pay for intensive therapy for a 5-year-old boy with autism,...

NUTLEY (April 6, 2012) -- U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said the recent autism prevalence study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was an "eyeopener,...

Bill History

August 13, 2009: Governor Jon Corzine signs S. 1651 into law!

June 25, 2009: The Assembly concurs on passage of S. 1651. The bill now heads to the governor's desk for signature into law

June 18, 2009: S. 1651 is passed by the State Senate.  The bill must go back to the Assembly for concurrence

June 15, 2009: S. 1651 is passed by the Senate Committee on Budget and Appropriations.

May 21, 2009: A. 2238 passed by the State Assembly!  The bill now heads to the State Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee.

May 18, 2009: S. 1651 is passed by the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee. ...