Advisory Council on Domestic Violence
The Advisory Council on Domestic Violence was established by statute in 1987 (N.J.S.A. 30:14-4). Its twenty members are drawn from government and nonprofit groups, and are appointed by the Governor. The Advisory Council shall:
Monitor the effectiveness of the laws concerning domestic violence and make recommendations for their improvement;
Review proposed legislation governing domestic violence and make recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature;
Study the needs, priorities, programs, and policies related to domestic violence throughout the State; and
Ensure that all service providers and citizens are aware of the needs of and services available to victims of domestic violence and make recommendations for community education and training programs.