expenditures of State government have increased and the services
provided by State government have expanded dramatically in recent
is vital to the economic health and prosperity of the State of New
Jersey that public services be provided in a sound, efficient and
economical manner and that the people of this State be assured of
the wise expenditure of their tax dollars; and
economic climate in New Jersey is such that State government may
be facing a period of severe fiscal constraint in the immediate
I, JAMES J. FLORIO, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue
of the authority vested in my by the Constitution and by the Statutes
of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:
is hereby established the Governor's Management Review Commission.
The Commission shall have seven members which shall include representatives
of government, business, labor, nonprofit organizations and academia.
The Commission may select and retain such agents, assistants and
consultants as necessary, and may utilize the services of executives
and experts and other contributions from business and industry
as it deems necessary to carry out its functions.
2. The Commission
shall study and analyze the various departments, commissions,
authorities and other functions of State government to ascertain
the means by and manner in which the services of the State of
New Jersey may be afforded to its citizens in the most efficient,
expeditious and economical manner.
Commission is authorized to call upon any department, office,
division or agency of the State to supply such statistical data,
program reports, or other information or personnel and materials
as it deems necessary to discharge its responsibilities under
department, office, division or agency of the State is authorized
and directed, to the extent not inconsistent with law, to cooperate
with the Commission and furnish it such information and assistance
as it may find necessary in the discharge of its responsibilities
under this Order.
4. The Commission
shall render to the Governor interim reports as it may deem appropriate
or as the Governor may request and, upon completion of its work,
the Commission shall render a full report of its findings and
Order shall take effect immediately.
under my hand and seal
this 2nd day of April in the Year
of Our Lord, one thousand nine
hundred and ninety, and of the
Independence of the United States,
the two hundred and fourteenth.
James J. Florio
/s/ John A.
Counsel to the Governor