On September 16, 2020, Governor Murphy signed the following bills into law.:

A4476/S2790  – Establishes certain requirements concerning State’s preparedness and response to infectious disease outbreaks, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

A4481/S2787  – Establishes New Jersey Task Force on Long-Term Care Quality and Safety

A4482/S2758  – Establishes minimum wage requirements for certain long-term care facility staff; establishes direct care ratio requirements for nursing homes; requires nursing home care rate study.

A4547/S2813  – Authorizes temporary rate adjustment for certain nursing facilities; appropriates $62.3 million.