Rule Proposals & Adoptions

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Rule Proposals

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  • Email Body:   Comments to the Rule Proposal,  Name,  Affiliation and Contact Information (email address and telephone number)

 


Proposal Date:      October 2, 2017
Comments Deadline:      December 1, 2017
Board:       Division of Consumer Affairs​​​​
Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 13:45J​​        
Subject:      Limitations on and Obligations Associated with Acceptance of Compensation from Pharmaceutical Manufacturers by Prescribers​​

Proposal Date:      October 2, 2017
Comments Deadline:      December 1, 2017
Board:       State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners Alcohol And Drug Counselor Committee​​​​
Proposed Changes: N.J.A.C. 13:34C-5.2(d)​​        
Subject:      Notice of Proposed Substantial Changes Upon Adoption to Proposed Amendments​​​

Proposal Date:      September 18​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      November 17​​, 2017
Board:       New Jersey Board of Nursing​​
Proposed Amendments​: N.J.A.C. 13:37-5.5 and 7.8​​        
Subject:      Fee Schedule; Continuing Education ​​

Proposal Date:      September 18​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      November 17​​, 2017
Board:       Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Committee​
Proposed Amendment​: N.J.A.C. 13:44C-3.5​​        
Subject:      Requirements for Clinical Internship Rules​​

Proposal Date:      September 18​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      September 20​, 2017
Board:       Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board
Proposed New Rules​: N.J.A.C. 13:44M​​        
Subject:      Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board Rules​​

Proposal Date:      September 5​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      November 4, 2017
Board:       State Board of Medical Examiner​​
Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:35-7.5​​        
Subject:      Requirements for the Dispensing of Drugs and Special Limitations Applicable to the Dispensing of Drugs for a Fee​

Proposal Date:      September 5​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      November 4, 2017
Board:       State Board of Nursing​
Proposed Readoption with Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:37​​        
Subject:      Rules of the State Board of Nursing​

Proposal Date:      September 5​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      November 4, 2017
Board:       New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:44E-1A.6, 2.1, 2.2, and 2.7​​        
Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 13:44E-1.2 and 4        
Subject:      Definitions; Malpractice Insurance; Advertising; Patient Records; Delegable Tasks or Functions of Chiropractic Aides and Licensed Chiropractic Assistants; Licensed Chiropractic Assistants

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       Physician Assistant Advisory Committee
Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:35-2B.1, 2B.2, 2B.3, 2B.4, 2B.5, 2B.10, 2B.11, and 2B.12​​        
Proposed Repeals and New Rules: N.J.A.C. 13:35-2B.14, 2B.15, 2B.16, and 2B.17​​​        
Proposed Repeal: N.J.A.C. 13:35-2B.13​​​        
Subject:      Physician Assistant Scope of Practice; Practice Requirements; Supervision; Recordkeeping; Requirements for Issuing Medications; Eligibility for Licensure; License Renewal; License Reactivation; License Reinstatement; and Medical Malpractice Coverage​​​​​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       State Board​​​ of Medical Examiners ​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 1​3:35-6.​ ​​        
Proposed Repeals: N.J.A.C. 13:35-5.1, 5.2, and 6.8​​​        
Subject:      Minimum Eye Examination; Contact Lenses; Minimum Standards and Tolerances of Optical Lenses; Delegation of Administration of Subcutaneous and Intramuscular Injections to Certified Medical Assistants; Prescribing, Administering or Dispensing Amygdalin (laetrile)​​​​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       State Board​​​ of Medical Examiners /​ Board of Pharmacy​​​
Jointly Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:35-6.26 ​ ​​        
Jointly Proposed New Rule: N.J.A.C. 13:39-4.21A​ ​​        
Subject:      Procedures for Physician Ordered Immunizations Performed by Licensed Pharmacists; Requirements for Pharmacists to Administer Influenza Vaccine to Patients Under 18 Years of Age​​​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       State Board​​​ of Real Estate Appraisers​​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:40A-4.6 and 4.8 ​ ​​        
Subject:      Responsibilities of Supervising Appraiser; Continuing Education Requirements​​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       State Board​​​ of Veterinary Medical ​Examiners​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:44-4.2, 4.9, 4.10, and 5.1​ ​​        
Subject:      Municipal Rabies Clinics and Public Service; Patient Records; Continuing Education; Fee Schedule​​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       State Board​​​ of Social Work Examiners​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:44G-1.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 6.2, 6.5, 8.1, 9.3, 10.2, 10.4, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 11.2, 11.4, 12.3, 13.6, and 14.1 ​​        
Proposed Repeal: 13:44G-10.3        
Proposed New Rule​: N.J.A.C. 13:44G-10.7A        
Subject:      Definitions; ​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       New Jersey Cemetery Board​​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:44J-2.1, 9.1, and 13.1 ​​        
Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 13:44J-9.1 through 9.11 and 13.8​​        
Subject:      Crematories​​

Proposal Date:      August 21​, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 20, 2017
Board:       Office of the Director​​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:45B-13.2 and 13.5 ​​        
Proposed New Rule: N.J.A.C. 13:45B-13.5A​​        
Subject:      Definitions; Registration Renewal​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       State Board of Mortuary Science​​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:36-1.6​​        
Subject:      Fees and Charges​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       State Board of Examiners of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:32A-1.2​​        
Subject:      Definitions​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith Advisory Committee​​​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:31A-1.4​​        
Subject:      Fees​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors​
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:31-1.6​​        
Subject:      Fee Schedule​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:28-5.1​​        
Subject:      Fee Schedule​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:37A-7.1​​        
Subject:      Fee Schedule​

Proposal Date:      August 7, 2017
Comments Deadline:      October 6, 2017
Board:       New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:29-1.5​        
Subject:      Fees

Proposal Date:      July 3, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:       State Board of Psychological Examiners
Proposed Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:42-5.4        
Subject:      License Without Examination

Proposal Date:      July 3, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:       New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Master Plumbers
Proposed A​mendments: N.J.A.C. 13:32-1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.3, 6.1, and 6.3        
Subject:      Purpose and Scope; Definitions; Scope of Practice; Examinations; Failure of Examination;

Proposal Date:      July 3, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board: New Jersey Board of Dentistry
Proposed Changes: N.J.A.C. 13:30-1A.3, 1A.4, 1A.5, and 2.3 through 2.6        
Subject:      Scope of Practice: Dental Hygienist, Registered Dental Assistant, Limited Registered Dental Assistant in Orthodontics, and Unregistered Dental Assistant; Application for Registration as Limited Registered Dental Assistant in Orthodontics

Proposal Date:      June 19, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:       New Jersey State Board of Respiratory Care
Proposed Changes:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:44F-3.3         
Subject:      Notice of Proposed Substantial Changes Upon Adoption to Proposed Amendments; Delegation to Unlicensed Persons

Proposal Date:      June 19, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED​​
Board:       State Board of Medical Examiners
Proposed Amendment:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:35-2.6        
Subject:      Medical Standards Governing Screening and Diagnostic Medical Testing in Practitioner Offices

Proposal Date:      June 19, 2017
Comments Deadline:​      CLOSED​​
Board:       Orthotics and Prosthetics Board of Examiners
Proposed Amendment:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:44H-3.6
Subject:      Supervision of an Orthotist Assistant, Prosthetist Assistant, Prosthetist-Orthotist Assistant, Student or Holder of a Temporary License

Proposal Date:      June 5, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

Board of Pharmacy

Proposed Readoption with Amendments:
Proposed Repeals and New Rules:
Proposed New Rules:
Proposed Repeals:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:39
N.J.A.C. 13:39-3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 6.13, and 6.14
N.J.A.C. 13:39-1.8, 6.14A, 7.22, 7.23, 11.25, and 11B
N.J.A.C. 13:39-4.6 and 11.9
Subject:      Board of Pharmacy Rules

Proposal Date:      May 1, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

New Jersey Board of Nursing

Proposed Amendment:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:37-14.9         
Subject:      Application for CHHA Certification

Proposal Date:      May 1, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

Office of the Direcor

Proposed Readoption with Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:44D         
Proposed New Rule:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:44D-4.5A         
Subject:      Public Movers and Warehousemen

Proposal Date:      May 1, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board

Proposed New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:44M         
Subject:      Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board Rules

Proposal Date:      April 3, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

Proposed PRE-Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:30-6         
Subject:      Advertising; Notice of Pre-Proposal

Proposal Date:      March 6, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

State Board of Medical Examiners

Proposed Amendment:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:35-7A.2
Subject:      Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Definitions

Adopted Emergency Amendments and Concurrent Proposed Amendments Date:      March 20, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

Adopted Emergency Amendments and Concurrent Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:30-8.18
Subject:      Issuance of Prescriptions; Limitations on Prescribing, Administering, or Dispensing of Controlled Dangerous Substances, and Special Requirements for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain

Adopted Emergency Amendments and Concurrent Proposed Amendments Date:      March 20, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:     

State Board of Medical Examiners

Adopted Emergency Amendments and Concurrent Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:35-2A.14, 2B.12, and 7.6
Subject:      Limitations on Prescribing, Administering, or Dispensing of Controlled Dangerous Substances, and Special Requirements for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain: Physicians, Podiatrists, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse Midwives

Emergency New Rule Adopted and Concurrent Proposed New Rule Date:      March 20, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:     

New Jersey State Board of Optometrists

Emergency New Rule Adopted and Concurrent Proposed New Rule:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:38-2.5
Subject:      Limitations on Prescribing, Administering, or Dispensing of Controlled Dangerous Substances, and Special Requirements for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain

Emergency New Rule Adopted and Concurrent Proposed New Rule Date:      March 20, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:     

New Jersey Board of Nursing

Emergency New Rule Adopted and Concurrent Proposed New Rule:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:37-7.9A
Subject:      Limitations on Prescribing, Administering, or Dispensing of Controlled Dangerous Substances, and Special Requirements for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain

Proposal Date:      Januray 17, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board/Committee/Unit:      

Division of Consumer Affairs Controlled Dangerous Substances

Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:45H-10.1
Subject:      Schedules of Controlled Dangerous Substances

Proposal Date:      Januray 3, 2017
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

State Board of Medical Examiners

Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:35-6A.2, 6A.3, 6A.4, and 6A.7
Subject:      Definitions; Standards for Declaration of Brain Death; Pronouncement of Death

Proposal Date:      December 5, 2016
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

Board of Examiners of Ophthalmic Dispensers and Ophthalmic Technicians

Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:33-5.1 and 5.5
Subject:      Ophthalmic Dispenser: Definition; Scope of Practice

Proposal Date:      October 17, 2016
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors  

Proposed Readoption with Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:31A
Proposed New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:31A-2.10 and 3.10
Proposed Repeals and New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:31A-1.5, 1.6, and 1.7
Subject:      Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm, and Locksmith Advisory Committee Rules

Proposal Date:      October 17, 2016
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

State Board of Marriage and Family Tharerapy  

Proposed Readoption with Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34
Proposed New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34-1.12, 19.7, and 28.7
Proposed Repeals and New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34-1.10, 1.11, 19.5, 19.6, 28.5, and 28.6
Proposed Repeals :

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34-14.2 and 15.3
Subject:      State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners Rules

Proposal Date:     

October 17, 2016

Comments Deadline:     CLOSED
Board/Committee:      

State Board of Marriage and Family Tharerapy Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee  

Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34C
Proposed New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34C-1.7
Proposed Repeals and New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:34C-1.5 and 1.6
Subject:      Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee Rules

Proposal Date:      October 3, 2016
Comments Deadline:      CLOSED
Board:      

State Board of Architects  

Proposed Amendments:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:27-3.1, 6.2, 6.3, and 8.9         
Proposed New Rules:

     

N.J.A.C. 13:27-6.5 and 8.10
Subject:      Digital Signing and Sealing of Documents​​
Last Modified: 10/2/2017 8:43 AM