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Executive Order #5

Governor James J. Florio

Modified by Executive Order #16 (Florio).

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 213 established the Governor's Study Commission on Discrimination in Public Works Procurement and Construction Contracts (hereinafter "Study Commission") to investigate, research and report on the nature and scope of any discrimination in public works procurement and construction contracts awarded by the state and recommend remedies for any discrimination; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 213 requires the Study Commission to report its findings and recommendation concerning past and present discriminatory practices in public works and procurement and construction contracts to the Governor by February 14, 1990; and

WHEREAS, the Study Commission would benefit from additional time to prepare a comprehensive report to the Governor;

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

1. The Study Commission shall report its findings and recommendations concerning past and present discriminatory practices in public works procurement and construction contracts no later than one year from the effective date of this Order.

2. Except as provided in Section 1 of this Executive Order, all other terms of Executive Order Nos. 213 and 214 shall remain in force and effect.

3. This order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal
this 9th day of February 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


/s/ John A. Sweeney
Counsel to the Governor

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