State of New Jersey
Executive Order #74

Acting Governor Richard J. Codey
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 29 (2002) established a Family and Survivor Memorial Committee (Committee) to review and develop suggestions, plans and designs for a suitable September 11th Memorial (Memorial) to honor the victims of the terrible events of September 11, 2001; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 29 mandated that the Committee work in conjunction with the New Jersey Family Advocate Management Corporation (NJFAM), a not-for-profit organization instrumental in providing relief to New Jersey September 11th victims and victim family members, and with the Office of Recovery and Victim Assistance in the development and management of a charitable fund to defray the costs to create and preserve the Memorial; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 29 recognized that NJFAM was the appropriate vehicle to develop and maintain this fund; and

WHEREAS, the construction of the Memorial is proceeding, and the Port Authority has committed a large sum of money to build and maintain the Memorial; and

WHEREAS, only a few hundred dollars remain in the fund maintained by NJFAM, and NJFAM is scheduled to cease active operations on December 30, 2005;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICHARD J. CODEY, Acting 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. NJFAM is hereby authorized to transfer the funds currently held in its account to the New Jersey Department of Treasury, which shall provide for appropriate disposition of such funds in a manner consistent with paragraph 2 of the General Provisions of the FY'06 Appropriations Act, with the intent of the donors and with the distribution of related funds currently held by the Department.
  2. This Order shall take effect immediately.

GIVEN, under my hand and seal this 29th day
of December, Two Thousand and Five, and of
the Independence of the United States, the Two
Hundred and Thirtieth.

/s/ Richard J. Codey

Acting Governor



/s/ Mark J. Fleming

Deputy Chief Counsel to the Governor