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Executive Order #9

Governor James J. Florio

Amended Executive Order #1 (Florio). Rescinded by Executive Order #2 (Whitman).

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 1 established specific financial disclosure requirements for certain State officers and employees; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 1 contemplated the Order would be reviewed after implementation and amended or supplemented if necessary; and

WHEREAS, the Office of the Attorney General and the staff of the Executive Commission on Ethical Standards have completed an initial review of the implementation and content of Executive Order No. 1 and have made recommendations for alterations to the scope and particulars of Executive Order No. 1;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JAMES J. FLORIO, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. The definition of "Public employee" in Section 7(a) of Executive Order No. 1 is hereby amended to include the following:

a) Members of the State Board of Agriculture; b) Members of the State Board of Education; c) Members of the Board of Higher Education; d) Members of the State Parole Board; and e) Presidents of the State colleges and universities.

2. The definition of "Public officer" in Section 7(b) of Executive Order No. 1 is hereby amended to include the members of the following boards, independent authorities, and public corporations:

a) Council of Affordable Housing; b) Agriculture Development Committee; c) Health Care Facilities Financing Authority; d) Election Law Enforcement Commission; e) Hazardous Waste Facilities Siting Commission; f) Health Care Administration Board; g) Hospital Rate Setting Commission; h) Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Siting Board; i) Merit System Board; j) New Jersey State Council on the Arts; k) New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Financing Agency; l) New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology; m) New Jersey Racing Commission; n) New Jersey Transit Corporation; o) New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Authority; p) Public Employment Relations Commission; q) South Jersey Food Distribution Authority; r) State Lottery Commission; s) State Planning Commission; t) Tidelands Resource Council; u) Urban Development Corporation; v) Wastewater Treatment Trust; and w) Water Supply Authority.

3. The definition of "Public officer" in Section 7(b) is hereby amended to exclude the members of the following boards, commission, independent authorities, and public corporations:

a) Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority; and b) Education Commission of the States.

4. Section 1(f) of Executive Order No. 1 is hereby amended so that Financial Disclosure Statements filed by public officers shall disclose sources of income for the twelve-month period immediately preceding the filing date of the Statement. Public employees filing Financial Disclosure Statements before July 1 of any year shall provide the amount and source of income from January 1 of the preceding calendar year to date. Public employees filing Financial Disclosure Statements after July of any year shall provide the amount and source of income for the twelve-month period immediately preceding the filing date.

5. This Order shall take effect immediately; however, those public employees and officers who are required to file Financial Disclosure Statements by virtue of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Order shall comply with this requirement within 60 days of the date of this Order.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal
this 18th day of April in the Year
of Our Lord, one thousand nine hundred
and ninety, and of the Independence
of the United States, the two hundred
and fourteenth.

/s/ James J. Florio
GOVERNOR

Attest:

/s/ John A. Sweeney
Counsel to the Governor

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