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Executive Order #63

Governor Christine Todd Whitman

This executive order modifies EO #60 Whitman.

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 60 established the Racing Industry Study Commission, consisting of 17 members; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of the appropriateness of having a representative of the casino industry on the Commission, Executive Order No. 60 provides that the membership of the Commission shall include a member of the Casino Association of New Jersey, but that Association, although it has not formally dissolved, has ceased active operations since Executive Order No. 60 was issued; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate for a member of the public to represent the public*s interest on the Commission, and

WHEREAS, the public officers serving on the Commission in an ex officio capacity, namely the Attorney General, the State Treasurer, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, should have the discretion and flexibility to designate a member of their respective departments to represent them on the Commission;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:

1. Membership in the Racing Industry Study Commission created by Executive Order No. 60 is hereby expanded from 17 members to 19 members.

2. In addition to appointing a member of the Casino Association as provided for in Executive Order No. 60, the Governor shall, no later than December 31, 1996, appoint another representative of the casino industry from a casino that is not a member of the Casino Association of New Jersey to serve as a member of the Commission.

3. The Governor shall, no later than December 31, 1996, appoint a member of the public to serve as a member of the Commission.

4. The public officers serving on the Commission in their ex officio capacity, namely the Attorney General, the State Treasurer, the Secretary of Agriculture and the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, may designate a member of their respective departments to represent them on the Commission.

5. The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority is hereby directed, to the extent not inconsistent with law and within budgetary constraints, to cooperate with the Commission and furnish it with such information, personnel and assistance as is reasonably available to accomplish the purposes of Executive Order No. 60 and this Order.

6. The remaining provisions of Executive Order No. 60 shall remain in full force and effect.

7. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal
this 12th day of December in the
year of Our Lord, One Thousand
Nine Hundred and Ninety Six, and
of the Independence of the United
States, the Two Hundred and Twenty-First.

/s/ Christine Todd Whitman
Governor

Attest:

/s/ Michael P. Torpey
Chief Counsel to the Governor

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