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a. There is created the New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone Authority, which shall consist of:
(1) The Executive Director of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, who shall be the chair of the authority;
(2) The Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs;
(3) The Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development;
(4) The State Treasurer; and
(5) Five public members not holding any other office, position or employment in the State Government, nor any local elective office, who shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be qualified for their appointments by training and experience in the areas of local government finance, economic development and redevelopment, or volunteer civic service and community organization. No more than three public members shall be of the same political party. At least one public member of the authority shall reside within an enterprise zone; however, the provisions of this section shall apply only to members appointed or reappointed after the effective date of P.L.2001, c. 347 (C.52:27H-66.2 et al.).
b. The public members of the authority shall serve for terms of five years, except that of the members first appointed, one shall serve for a term of one year, one shall serve for a term of two years, one shall serve for a term of three years, one shall serve for a term of four years, and one shall serve for a term of five years. Vacancies in the public membership shall be filled in the manner of the original appointments but for the unexpired terms.
c. An ex officio member of the authority may, from time to time, designate in writing to the authority an official within his respective department to attend and represent the department at the meetings of the authority from which the ex officio member is absent, and that designated representative shall be entitled to vote and otherwise act for the ex officio member at those meetings.
d. A true copy of the minutes of every meeting of the authority shall be forthwith delivered by and under the certification of the secretary thereof to the Governor. No action taken at such meeting by the authority shall have force or effect until 10 days, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays excepted, after the copy of the minutes shall have been so delivered, unless during such 10-day period the Governor shall approve the same, in which case such action shall become effective upon such approval. If, in that 10-day period, the Governor returns such copy of the minutes with veto of any action taken by the authority or any member thereof at such meeting, such action shall be null and void and of no effect.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Jersey Statutes Title 52. State Government, Departments and Officers 52 § 27H-63 - last updated February 19, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nj/title-52-state-government-departments-and-officers/nj-st-sect-52-27h-63/
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