Archive for Tag: Division of Consumer Affairs

DeCroce bill requiring suicide prevention training for mental health practitioners advanced by Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly unanimously passed a bill (A1443), sponsored by the Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, that requires suicide prevention training as a condition of licensure for mental health professionals. “This issue hit very close to home recently, when we lost yet another teenager to suicide in a community where...

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Murphy signs Dancer bill making prescription drugs more affordable by eliminating clawbacks and gag clauses

TRENTON, N.J. – Under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy today and sponsored Assemblyman Ron Dancer, prescription drug costs will be more affordable and transparent by eliminating controversial practices known as clawbacks and gag clauses. The bill (S2690/A3993/A2214) prohibits pharmacy benefit managers, the middleman that manage the...

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