ASSEMBLY, No. 18

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED JULY 13, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman† ELIZABETH MAHER MUOIO

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Assemblyman† THOMAS P. GIBLIN

District 34 (Essex and Passaic)

Assemblyman† VINCENT MAZZEO

District 2 (Atlantic)

Assemblyman† REED GUSCIORA

District 15 (Hunterdon and Mercer)

Assemblyman† DANIEL R. BENSON

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblyman† WAYNE P. DEANGELO

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblywoman† VALERIE VAINIERI HUTTLE

District 37 (Bergen)

Assemblyman† ANDREW ZWICKER

District 16 (Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset)

Assemblyman† ARTHUR BARCLAY

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

Assemblywoman† PATRICIA EGAN JONES

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblywomen Tucker, Pinkin, McKnight, Downey, Assemblyman Houghtaling, Assemblywoman Jasey, Assemblymen Chiaravalloti and Coughlin

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Amends Fiscal Year 2018 annual appropriation act to ensure involuntarily furloughed State employees receive retroactive salary payments for State government budget shut down.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act to amend "An Act making appropriations for the support of the State Government and the several public purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 and regulating the disbursement thereof," approved July 4, 2017 (P.L.2017, c.99).

 

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

 

†††† 1.††† The following language provision is added to P.L.2017, c.99, the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018:

 

††††††††††† 97.† Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule, regulation, or order to the contrary, for the period of emergency established pursuant to Executive Order No. 228 issued by the Governor on June 30, 2017, any involuntarily furloughed Executive branch, Judicial branch, or Legislative branch employee shall promptly receive their full salary or wage payment despite the shut down of State programs and functions during that period of emergency.

 

††††† ††††† 2.††† Section 97 of P.L.2017, c.99, the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 is amended to read as follow:

††††† ††††† [97.] 98. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be retroactive to July 1, 2017.

 

††††† ††††† 3.††† This act shall take effect immediately and shall be retroactive to July 1, 2017.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill amends the annual appropriation act for fiscal year 2018 to ensure that all involuntarily furloughed State employees under the three day implementation of the Governorís Executive Order No. 228 shall receive their salary or wage payments for the period of State government shut down from July 1 through July 3, 2017.