2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 36 - LEGAL HOLIDAYS
Section 36:2-31 - "Long-Term Care Week" designated
36:2-31. "Long-Term Care Week" designated
1. a. The second full week of May in each year shall be designated as "Long-Term Care Week" in the State of New Jersey to increase public awareness of the contributions made by persons in the long-term care field who are providing care to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.
b. Each year during "Long-Term Care Week," awards for County Long-Term Care Volunteer of the Year shall be presented by the Governor to a volunteer in each county for that individual's dedication to service and invaluable volunteer assistance.
c. Nominations for the award shall be submitted by persons involved in the long-term care field in the State at any time during the year to the Governor, with a written statement setting forth the reasons for the individual's nomination.
d. From the nominations submitted, the Governor shall select a recipient from each county. The award shall be presented by the Governor in a public ceremony on a day during "Long-Term Care Week."