ASSEMBLY, No. 1158

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2010 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  DAVID P. RIBLE

District 11 (Monmouth)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Designates “Hail to New Jersey” as State song.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel

  


An Act designating “Hail to New Jersey” as the State song.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    The State song shall be the words and music of the song entitled “Hail to New Jersey,” composed by Angela R. Valentino and John Mulrenan.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill designates “Hail to New Jersey,” composed by Angela R. Valentino and John Mulrenan, as the State song.

 

     The lyrics of “Hail to New Jersey” are as follows:

 

Hail to New Jersey the Garden State, of the U.S.A.

We stand together for liberty, and prosperity

This land is a shining star, home to our hopes and dreams

Hail to New Jersey the Garden State, Guide our destiny

 

CHORUS:

Let’s step to the beat with our hearts full of love

Feelings so special and true

And hail to our state colors, Buff and Jersey blue

 

Life can be great in our home state, welcome to the good life

Let’s all cheer for New Jersey, come on and unite

A place of love and charity, for friends and family

Hail to New Jersey the Garden State, Guide our destiny

 

CHORUS

 

The Jersey flag flies high and mighty over the land of the free

We are proud to be citizens and part of its history

With fields of green and seas of blue, from mountains to the shore

Hail to New Jersey the Garden State, we will treasure you evermore.

 

CHORUS