The New Jersey Constitution of 1947 (Annotated) Art. V, § I, ¶ 12

12. The Governor shall communicate to the Legislature, by message at the opening of each regular session and at such other times as he may deem necessary, the condition of the State, and shall in like manner recommend such measures as he may deem desirable.  He may convene the Legislature, or the Senate alone, whenever in his opinion the public interest shall require.  He shall be the Commander-in-Chief of all the military and naval forces of the State.  He shall grant commissions to all officers elected or appointed pursuant to this Constitution.  He shall nominate and appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, all officers for whose election or appointment provision is not otherwise made by this Constitution or by law.


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