ASSEMBLY, No. 5132

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED JULY 13, 2017

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman† JOHN S. WISNIEWSKI

District 19 (Middlesex)

Assemblywoman† ANGELA V. MCKNIGHT

District 31 (Hudson)

Assemblywoman† CLEOPATRA G. TUCKER

District 28 (Essex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Prohibits use of certain State residential property by Governor during state of emergency due to failure to enact annual appropriations law.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act concerning certain residential property provided by the State for the use of the Governor and supplementing Title 52 of the Revised Statutes.

 

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

 

†††† 1.† All residential property owned by the State and provided exclusively or primarily for the use of the Governor, including the Governorís ocean house at Island Beach State Park, shall be closed and not available for use by the Governor, the Governorís family, or any other person or entity during a state of emergency that is declared due to the failure to enact a general appropriation law as prescribed by Article VIII, Section II, paragraph 2 of the New Jersey Constitution.† This prohibition shall not apply to the Governorís official residence located in Princeton, Mercer County.

 

†††† 2. †This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill prohibits the use of any residential property owned by the State and provided exclusively or primarily for the use of the Governor, including the Governorís ocean house at Island Beach State Park, during a state of emergency that is declared due to the failure to enact a general appropriation law as prescribed by Article VIII, Section II, paragraph 2 of the New Jersey Constitution.† This prohibition applies to the Governor, the Governorís family, or any other person or entity, but shall not apply to the Governorís official residence in Princeton, New Jersey.