Order extended EO #208 (Kean), and EO #35
and #90 (Florio) and was extended by EO
#70 Whitman and EO #12
April 25, 1988, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the
founding of the State of Israel, the State of New Jersey entered
into a Sister State Agreement with Israel as a symbol of the potential
for cooperation that exists between our two states; and
Agreement calls for the development of trade and cultural and educational
exchanges, in addition to encouraging the development of capital
investment and joint business ventures; and
May 31, 1989, the State of New Jersey established the New Jersey-Israel
Commission by Executive Order No. 208 of Governor Kean to enhance
New Jersey's ability to implement the stated goals of this Agreement;
Commission was continued by Executive Order Nos. 35 and 90 of Governor
Florio through and including May 31, 1995; and
Commission has effectively fostered a spirit of cooperation between
the citizens of the State of Israel and the citizens of the State
of New Jersey that should continue in order to further the goals
of the Agreement; and
of the structure and membership of the Commission has been recommended;
I, CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, Governor of the State of New Jersey,
by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and
the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:
1. The New
Jersey-Israel Commission shall continue in existence through and
including May 31, 1997.
2. The Commission
subcommittee on Agriculture and Natural Resources created pursuant
to Executive Order No. 35 (Florio), shall
3. The Executive
Committee of the Commission shall be comprised of the two chairpersons
of the Commission appointed by the Governor, the four chairpersons
of the Commission's four subcommittees, and four at-large members.
The four subcommittee chairpersons and four at-large members shall
be appointed by the Commission chairpersons.
4. The Commission
is hereby authorized to solicit and receive financial and in-kind
contributions from private organizations in furtherance of its
purposes set forth in this Order.
5. All other
provisions of Executive Order No. 208 of Governor Kean and Executive
Order Nos. 35 and 90
of Governor Florio which are not inconsistent with the foregoing
shall remain in full force and effect.
Order shall take effect immediately.
under my hand and seal,
this 1st day of June in the Year of
Our Lord, One Thousand Nine
Hundred and Ninety-Five, and of the
Independence of the United States,
the Two Hundred and Eighteenth.
Christine Todd Whitman
Chief Counsel to the Governor