State of New Jersey
Executive Order #77

Governor James J. Florio

This executive order amends Order No. 68 (Florio)

WHEREAS, on October 29, 1992, I created by Executive Order No. 68, the State Council on Adult Education and Literacy, in order to help improve coordination and delivery of adult education and literacy programs across the State; and

WHEREAS, the interest expressed in response to this event has been extensive and from varied constituencies; and

WHEREAS, broad representation of concerned parties to the Council membership is desirable and in the spirit of Executive Order No. 68;

NOW THEREFORE, I, JAMES J. 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. Section 4 of Executive Order No. 68 is hereby amended as follows:

"The Council shall be composed of the Governor or his designee, representatives of the Department of Higher Education, Department of Education, Department of Human Services, Department of Commerce, Department of Labor, Department of Community Affairs, Department of Corrections, and public members to be appointed by the Governor and who shall be broadly representative of citizens and groups within the State having an interest in adult education and literacy."

2. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal, this
7th day of January in the Year of Our
Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and
Ninety-Three and of the Independence
of the United States, the Two Hundred
and Seventeenth.

/s/ James J. Florio


/s/ M. Robert DeCotiis
Chief Counsel to the Governor