Library Legislation

This page will post information on library legislation that

impacts school library media specialists in New Jersey including

federal and state legislation.    

School Library Legislation - New Jersey


Updated 10/2020 

A248 / (Information Literacy) 

Sponsors: Assemblymen Daniel Benson and Wayne DeAngelo (LD 14)Mila Jasey (LD 27) - Education Committee, Vice Chair, Higher EducationCo-Sponsors: Asw. Sumter (LD35), Asw. Carol Murphy (LD 7), 

Asm. Robert Karabinchak (LD18) 

S1586 (Requires ratio of SLMS to students) 

Sponsors - Senate: Jim Beach (LD6) - Education Committe, Linda Greenstein (14),Co-Sponsors:Shirley Turner (15) Education Committee 

For more information: School Library Legislation Supporters and their Districts

Here's a link to find your legislators:

Please take a few minutes to review the sponsors of these bills.  If your legislator is listed as a sponsor, please thank them for their sponsorship.  If your legislator is not listed as a sponsor, please call or email their office to ask them to sponsor the bill.   Click on this link to find your legislator.

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