2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2H-12.6e - Written information relative to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2H-12.6e (2013) What's This?

26:2H-12.6e Written information relative to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims.

4. a. The commissioner, in collaboration with the Director of the Division on Women, the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program, shall develop, prepare, and produce, in quantities sufficient to comply with the purposes of P.L.2005, c.50 (C.26:2H-12.6b et seq.), written information relating to: emergency contraception for the prevention of pregnancy in sexual assault victims; and sexually transmitted diseases.

b.The information shall be clearly written and readily comprehensible in a culturally competent manner, as the commissioner, in collaboration with the Division on Women, the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program, deems necessary to inform a sexual assault victim. The information shall explain:

(1)the nature of emergency contraception, the effectiveness of emergency contraception in preventing pregnancy, where emergency contraception can be obtained, and treatment options; and

(2)the symptoms and effects of sexually transmitted diseases, and treatment options.

c.The information shall be distributed to all hospital and satellite emergency departments in the State for use in those facilities pursuant to P.L.2005, c.50.

L.2005, c.50, s.4; amended 2012, c.16, s.46.


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