New Jersey Revised Statutes § 36:2-31 -

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."


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