[First Reprint]

 

ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

ASSEMBLY, No. 3908

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

  ADOPTED JUNE 13, 2011

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  WAYNE P. DEANGELO

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblyman  DANIEL R. BENSON

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblyman  RUBEN J. RAMOS, JR.

District 33 (Hudson)

Assemblyman  PAUL D. MORIARTY

District 4 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblymen Conners, Fuentes, Senators Beck, Buono, Rice, Van Drew, Greenstein, Oroho and Weinberg

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires State, regional, and local authorities, boards, and commissions to establish an Internet website and post information related to each entity’s mission, finances, meetings, and employees.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As amended by the General Assembly on June 23, 2011.

  

 

 

 


An Act requiring State, regional, and local authorities, boards, and commissions to establish a website, and amending and supplementing various sections of the Statutory Law.

 

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

 

     1.    (New section)  The soil conservation district shall maintain 1either1 an Internet website 1or a webpage on the municipality's or county's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to district operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the district’s website 1or webpage1:

     a.     a description of the district’s mission and responsibilities;

     b.    the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     c.     the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     d.    the annual audit for the most recent and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     e.     the district’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the board of supervisors to the interests of the residents within the district1;

     f.     notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act," P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the board of supervisors 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     g.     the approved minutes of each meeting of the board including all resolutions of the board and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive
fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage
1;

     h.     the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the district; and

     i.      a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the district.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the district” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the soil conservation district.

 

     2.    (New section)  Each Workforce Investment Board shall maintain 1either1 an Internet website  1or a webpage on the county's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the board’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the board’s website 1or webpage1:

     a.     a description of the board’s mission and responsibilities;

     b.    the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     c.     the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or similar financial information;

     d.    the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     e.     the board’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the board to the interests of the residents within the county1;

     f.     notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the Workforce Investment Board 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     g.     the approved minutes including all resolutions of the board 1[of] for1 each meeting of the Workforce Investment Board and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     h.     the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the Workforce Investment Board; and

     i.      a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the Workforce Investment Board.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the Workforce Investment Board” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the Workforce Investment Board.

 

     3.    (New section) Any county park commission established pursuant to the chapter 37 of Title 40 of the Revised Statutes shall maintain 1either1 an Internet website 1or a webpage on the county's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the county park commission’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the county park commission’s website 1or webpage1:

     a.     a description of the county park commission’s mission and responsibilities;

     b.    the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1  fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     c.     the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     d.    the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1  fiscal  years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     e1.1 the county park commission’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the commissioners to the interests of the residents within the county1;

     f.     notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the county park commission 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     g.     the approved minutes of each meeting of the commission including all resolutions of the 1[board] commission1 and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     h.     the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the county park commission; and

     i.      a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the county park commission.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the county park commission” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the county park commission.

 

     4.    (New section)  The joint insurance fund shall maintain an Internet website.  The purpose of the website shall be to provide increased public access to the joint insurance fund’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the joint insurance fund’s website:

     a.     a description of the joint insurance fund’s mission and responsibilities;

     b.    the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior1[, and all future]1  fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     c.     the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the annual independent audit similar financial information;

     d.    the annual independent audit for the most recent fiscal year and the immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     e.     the joint insurance fund’s official policy statements, bylaws, risk management plan and cash investment policy plan 1[for the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] that are deemed relevant by the commissioners to the interests of the residents within the jurisdiction of the fund members1;

     f.     notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the insurance fund commissioners 1[or any of their committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     g.     the minutes of each meeting of the insurance fund commissioners including all resolutions of the commission and their committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal year 1Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     h.     the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of  1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the joint insurance fund; and

     i.      a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the joint insurance fund.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the joint insurance fund” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered directly to the joint insurance fund.  For the purposes of this section, “rendered directly to the joint insurance fund” shall not include claim payments to service providers for services rendered to 1third party claimants,1 individual joint insurance fund members, their employees, or eligible dependents arising out of claims made under the benefit plans provided through the joint insurance fund.

 

     5.    (New section) Any fire district established pursuant to N.J.S.40A:14-70 shall maintain 1either1 an Internet website  1or a webpage on the municipality's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the fire district’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the fire district’s website 1or webpage1:

     a.     a description of the fire district’s mission and responsibilities;

     b.    the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     c.     the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or similar financial information;

     d.    the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     e.     the fire district’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal year] deemed relevant by the commissioners to the interests of the residents within the district1;

     f.     notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the board of fire commissioners 1[or any of their committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     g.     the minutes of each meeting of the board of fire commissioners including all resolutions of the commission and their committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal year 1Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     h.     the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of fire district; and

     i.      a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the fire district.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the fire district” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the fire district but shall not include volunteers receiving benefits under a length of service award program established pursuant to section 3 of P.L.1997, c.388 (C.40A:14-185).

 

     6.    Section 4 of P.L.1938, c.67 (C.26:3-86) is amended to read as follows:

     4.    a.  A regional health commission shall arrange annually with each board of health participating therein as to the nature and amount of public health services, approved by the Director of Health of New Jersey, to be furnished by the said commission to such board of health and the sum to be paid by the board of health to the commission for such services.  It shall report annually to each board of health participating therein, and to the State Department of Health, regarding its activities for the year.

     b.    The regional health commission shall maintain an Internet website.  The purpose of the website shall be to provide increased public access to regional health commission’s operations and activities.  The following information shall be posted, if applicable, on the regional health commission’s website:

     (1)   a description of the regional health commission’s mission and responsibilities;

     (2)   the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (3)   the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     (4)   the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (5)   the regional health commission’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the commissioners to the interests of the residents within the jurisdiction of the commission1;

     (6)   notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the board of supervisors 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     (7)   the minutes of each meeting of the 1commission's1 board including all resolutions of the board and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (8)   the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the regional health commission; and

     (9)   a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the regional health commission.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the regional health commission” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the regional health commission.

(cf:  PL.1938, c.67, s.4)

 

     7.    (New section) Any authority subject to the provisions of 1[this]1 chapter 15A of Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes1 shall maintain 1either1 an Internet website 1or a webpage on the municipality's or county's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the authority’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the authority’s website 1or webpage1:

     (1)   a description of the authority’s mission and responsibilities;

     (2)   the budget once adopted for the current 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    ,              c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (3)   the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     (4)   the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (5)   the authority’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the governing body of the authority to the interests of the residents within the authority's service area or jurisdiction1;

     (6)   notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the authority 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     (7)   the minutes of each meeting of the authority, including all resolutions of the board, and its committees, for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (8)   the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of  1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the authority; and

     (9)   a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the authority.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the authority” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the of the authority.

 

     8.    Section 8 of P.L.1983, c.303 (C.52:27H-67) is amended to read as follows:

     8.    a.  The governing body of any qualifying municipality may, by ordinance, create or designate a nonprofit corporation established pursuant to the provisions of Title 15 of the Revised Statutes or Title 15A of the New Jersey Statutes to act as the zone development corporation for the municipality.  Any zone development corporation so created or so designated shall include on its board of directors representatives of the government of the qualifying municipality, members of the business community thereof, and representatives of community organizations in the municipality, and the total membership of the board of directors shall be broadly representative of businesses and communities within the municipality.

     b.    Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a zone development corporation shall be considered to be a local development corporation for the purpose of receiving any State financial or technical assistance as may be available, and the creation of a zone development corporation shall not preclude a qualifying municipality from creating another local development corporation for the municipality with responsibilities not related to the enterprise zone, nor preclude that other corporation from receiving State financial or technical assistance.

     c.     The zone development corporation shall develop and maintain 1either1 an Internet website 1or a webpage on the municipality's Internet website1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the zone development corporation’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the zone development corporation’s website 1or webpage1:

     (1)   a description of the zone development corporation’s mission and responsibilities;

     (2)   the budget once adopted for the current and immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (3)   The most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     (4)   the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (5)   the zone development corporation’s 1bylaws,1 rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal years] deemed relevant by the corporation's board to the interests of the residents within the zone1;

     (6)   notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the zone development corporation 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     (7)   the minutes of each meeting of the zone development corporation including all resolutions of the board and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal 1[years] year.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (8)   the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of 1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the zone development corporation; and

     (9)   a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the zone development corporation.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the zone development corporation” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receive] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the zone development corporation.

(cf: P.L.1993, c.367, s.4)

 

     9.    (New section)  a. As used in this section:

     “Environmental authority, board, or commission” means an authority, board, commission, or other public body authorized by law to provide water, sewer, or other utility services, or to engage in the zoning of facilities for, or the planning for, the provision of such services.

     “Member” of an authority, board, or commission means a member of the governing body of that authority, board, or commission, and includes a person appointed as a member by a State, county, local, or other governmental official or who holds membership ex officio.

     “Regional authority” means:

     (1)   The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commissioners;

     (2)   The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission;

     (3)   The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission;

     (4)   The Passaic Valley Water Commission; and

     (5)   Any environmental authority, board, or commission, not included among the foregoing, owning real property assets or providing services in more than one county, including, but not limited to, those subject to oversight pursuant to the “Local Authorities Fiscal Control Law,” P.L.1983, c.313 (C.40A:5A-1 et seq.) or appointed pursuant to R.S.40:62-109 regarding joint water commissions.

     “State authority, board, or commission” means 1[any authority, board, commission, or other public body, independent or otherwise, authorized by the State through statute or Executive Order] an independent State authority; any board, commission, or agency that is organized in but not of a principal department of State government; and any State authority that is required to submit its minutes, resolutions, or actions for gubernatorial approval or veto1.

     b.    Any State authority, board, or commission, regional authority, or environmental authority, board, or commission shall develop and maintain 1either1 an Internet website 1or a webpage on the State's, municipality's, or county's Internet website, as applicable1.  The purpose of the website 1or webpage1 shall be to provide increased public access to the authority, board, or commission’s operations and activities.  The following information, if applicable, shall be posted on the website 1or webpage1:

     (1)   a description of the authority, board, or commission’s mission and responsibilities;

     (2)   the budget once adopted for the current 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[, and all future]1 fiscal years 1.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    ,            c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the budgets of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (3)   the most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report or other similar financial information;

     (4)   the annual audit for the most recent 1[,] and1 immediately prior 1[¸ and all future]1 fiscal 1[year] years.  Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    ,                   c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the annual audits of at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website or webpage1;

     (5)   the authority, board, or commission’s rules, regulations, and official policy statements 1[adopted in the current, immediately prior, and all future fiscal year] deemed relevant by the governing body of the authority, board, or commission to the interests of the residents within the service area1;

     (6)   notice, posted pursuant to the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” P.L.1975, c.231 (C.10:4-6 et seq.), of a meeting of the authority, board, or commission 1[or any of its committees]1, setting forth the time, date, location, and agenda of the meeting;

     (7)   the minutes of each meeting of the authority board, or commission including all resolutions of the board and its committees for the current 1[, immediately prior, and all future]1 fiscal year 1Commencing with the fiscal year next following the effective date of P.L.    , c.    (C.      ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), the approved minutes of meetings for at least three consecutive fiscal years shall be available on the website1;

     (8)   the name 1, mailing address, electronic mail address, if available,1 and phone number of  1[a principal executive officer having overall responsibility for] every person who exercises day-to-day supervision or management over some or all of1 the operations of the authority, board, or commission; and

     (9)   a list of 1[all full-time and part-time employees of the authority, board, or commission.

     For the purposes of this section “full- and part-time employees of the authority, board, or commission” shall mean and include, but not be limited to: members of the authority, board, or commission, salaried employees, hourly employees, professional employees,]1 attorneys, advisors, consultants, and any other person, firm, business, partnership, corporation, or other organization which 1[receives] received1 any remuneration 1of $17,500 or more during the preceding fiscal year1 for any service whatsoever rendered to the authority, board, or commission.

 

     10.  This act shall take effect on the first day of the 1[fourth] thirteenth1 month next following enactment.