State of New Jersey
Executive Order #4

Governor James J. Florio

Expanded by Executive Order #33 (Florio)

WHEREAS, State government is entrusted with the responsibility to provide services to the public in a manner that carefully conserves taxpayer dollars; and

WHEREAS, the cost of acquiring and maintaining the State's fleet of cars constitutes a significant public expense; and

WHEREAS, the assignment and use of State cars must be scrutinized to ensure that the size of the State's car fleet is tailored to meet the legitimate needs of State workers on public business in the most cost-efficient manner; and

WHEREAS, the misuse of State cars shall not be tolerated and must result in the imposition of timely disciplinary sanctions on those who have been determined to misuse these cars;

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

1. The Department of Treasury shall assume title, management, control and supervision over all State cars, whether owned or leased by the State.

2. The State Treasurer shall issue such guidelines and promulgate such rules or regulations as may be necessary to assure the proper assignment and use of State-owned and leased cars.

3. The Commissioner of Personnel shall issue such guidelines and promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the discipline of State employees who misuse State cars or fail to comply with any guideline, rule or regulation promulgated by the State Treasurer pursuant to paragraph 2 of this Order.

4. This Order shall take effect immediately and shall supersede any prior Executive Order to the extent inconsistent with this Order.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal
this 31st day of January 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