2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 26:2-172 - Advisory council duties.

NJ Rev Stat § 26:2-172 (2013) What's This?

26:2-172 Advisory council duties.

3. It shall be the duty of the advisory council to:

a. Review past policy proposals, including those contained in the 1988 report of the New Jersey Task Force on Adolescent Pregnancy;

b. Develop policy proposals for the State to prevent adolescent pregnancy, reduce out-of-wedlock births among adolescents and improve services to at-risk, pregnant, and parenting adolescents;

c. Assist with and promote a coordinated and comprehensive approach to the social, economic, and health problems of adolescent pregnancy and parenthood among public and private groups;

d. Collect information on ongoing and new efforts aimed at preventing adolescent pregnancy and improving services to at-risk, pregnant, and parenting adolescents;

e. Promote and encourage broad community input, communication and education regarding adolescent pregnancy;

f. Provide advice to local public and private agencies and schools seeking to mobilize local efforts designed to prevent adolescent pregnancies and assist adolescent parents; and

g. Coordinate activities generated by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and the Family Planning Program in the State Department of Health and Senior Services.


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