State of New Jersey
Executive Order #31

Governor Richard J. Hughes

WHEREAS, New Jersey State Government has long been committed to a policy of impartiality with respect to those who seek to communicate with its officers and employees;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICHARD J. HUGHES, 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. No circulars, notices, advertisements, solicitations, inquiries, or other communications of whatever origin, purpose or design shall be included in or distributed with, or at the same time as, an envelope or other container having within it a paycheck or other State of New Jersey official communication, except with the prior permission of the Director of the Budget.

Given, under by hand and seal this 21st
day of December in the year of Our
Lord, one thousand nine hundred and
sixty-six, and of the Independence of
the United States, the one hundred
and ninety-first.


Lawrence Bilder,
Secretary to the Governor