State of New Jersey
Executive Order #98

Governor James J. Florio

WHEREAS, Francisco Baez, a 29-year old resident of Landisville, was tragically killed in a traffic accident on August 10, 1993; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Baez has been a dedicated employee of the Department of Transportation since 1984; and

WHEREAS, it is proper and fitting for the State of New Jersey to honor the memory of Mr. Baez, and to convey our deepest condolences to his family on this tragic occasion;

NOW, THEREFORE, 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, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. The flag of the United States of America and the flag of the State of New Jersey shall be flown at half-staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and instrumentalities during appropriate hours beginning on Thursday, August 12, 1993 and through and including Friday, August 13, 1993 in recognition and mourning of the passing of Francisco Baez.

2. This order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this
11th day of August 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 Eighteenth.

/s/ Jim Florio


/s/ Scott A. Weiner
Chief Counsel to the Governor