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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2: Department may establish

      Section: 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.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:48.

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