Governor's Emergency Management Executive Orders

Executive Order 101

Established an Office of Emergency Management in the Division of State Police, Department of Law and Public Safety. The Office of Emergency Management shall be under the supervision, direction and control of the Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, who will act as the State Director of the Office of Emergency Management. Full version of this Executive Order.

Executive Order 161 - Implementation of The Federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act.

Implementation of the State Emergency Response Commission who shall perform all duties prescribed by the federal "SuperFund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986".

Executive Order 284 - Expansion upon the original 1987 EO 161 that implemented EPCRA.

Amends and clarifies Executive Order 161 for the implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) in New Jersey. EO 284 adds NJOHSP to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), authorizes the SERC to designate emergency planning districts, provides review of homeland security concerns, and clarifies LEPC requirements.

Executive Order 39 - Functions and Duties of The State Director

The Office of Emergency Management is the lead State agency in disaster recovery operations and it is responsible for coordinating State preparedness plans for major disasters.

Executive Order 12 - Directs Each Department To Develop Emergency Plans

Directs State Departments to develop, coordinate and keep current a workable plan for the effective utilization of manpower and resources. Copies of these plans shall be forwarded to the Director of Emergency Management. The Director of Emergency Management is authorized to call upon any department, office, division or agency of the State to supply such statistical data, program reports and other information as he deems necessary.