Order extended EO #208 (Kean) and was modified or extended by EO
#90 (Florio) and EO #37
and #70 (Whitman) and EO
New Jersey-Israel Commission (Commission) was created on May 31,
1989 by Executive Order No. 208 to enhance New Jersey's ability
to implement the development of trade, capital investment and joint
business ventures in addition to the development of cultural and
educational exchanges between New Jersey and Israel as stated in
the Sister State Agreement with Israel (Agreement); and
Commission expired on May 31, 1991; and
Commission has helped to foster a spirit of cooperation between
the citizens of Israel and the citizens of New Jersey that should
continue to be available in order to achieve the goals of the Agreement;
of the membership of the Commission and its directives has been
I, JIM FLORIO, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of
the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by 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, 1993.
2. The membership
of the Commission shall be modified to consist of a minimum of
fifteen members and a maximum of seventy-five members. These members
of the Commission shall be appointed by the Governor. An additional
eight members of the Commission shall be State legislators, four
of whom shall represent the General Assembly and four of whom
shall represent the Senate. All legislative members shall be appointed
by their respective legislative leadership.
3. The structure
of the Commission shall consist of the following five subcommittees:
on Economic Development and International Trade;
on Research, Science and Technology;
on Culture and Tourism; and
on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
shall have as an ex-officio member, one State official who will
be appointed by the Governor, to provide assistance when needed.
The Commission shall also have an Executive Committee comprised
of the two co-chairpersons of the Commission, the five chairpersons
of the Commission's five subcommittees, and five at-large members,
who shall all be designated by the Governor.
4. The Commission
shall report directly to the Office of the Governor.
Order shall take effect immediately.
under my hand and seal this
16th day of July in the Year of Our
Lord, one thousand nine hundred and
ninety-one, and of the Independence
of the United States, the two hundred
James J. Florio
Brian J. Kelly
Assistant Counsel to the Governor