Bill Text: NJ A4703 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Requires Chief Technology Officer to establish "Anti-Hunger Link" for all State websites, providing information on emergency food services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-1)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-09 - Approved P.L.2019, c.90. [A4703 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-A4703-Amended.html

[First Reprint]

ASSEMBLY, No. 4703

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED OCTOBER 29, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  YVONNE LOPEZ

District 19 (Middlesex)

Assemblyman  JAMEL C. HOLLEY

District 20 (Union)

Assemblyman  JAMES J. KENNEDY

District 22 (Middlesex, Somerset and Union)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires Chief Technology Officer to establish "Anti-Hunger Link" for all State websites, providing information on emergency food services.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Assembly Human Services Committee on December 3, 2018, with amendments.

 


An Act concerning emergency food services and supplementing Title 30 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.   The Chief Technology Officer of the Office of Information Technology in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall establish 1and maintain1 an "Anti-Hunger Link" on the official website of every State executive department.  The link shall direct the website user to a dedicated Internet 1[page listing] webpage that lists1 all of the emergency food programs in the State, including, but not limited to, emergency meal providers, food pantries, soup kitchens, child and senior feeding programs, faith-based anti-hunger initiatives, and other food programs. 

     b.    The Chief Technology Officer of the Office of Information Technology in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury, in consultation with the 1[Commissioner] Commissioners1 of Human Services and 1[the Commissioner of]1 Agriculture, shall 1establish and1 maintain 1[and update]1 the 1["Anti-Hunger Link" and] dedicated1 emergency food program 1[website established pursuant to] webpage described in1 subsection a. of this section1; however, as deemed by the Chief Technology Officer to be appropriate, in consultation with the Commissioners of Human Services and Agriculture, the dedicated emergency food program webpage may be established, hosted, and maintained by a nonprofit organization, pursuant to an agreement that is entered into between the Department of the Treasury and the nonprofit organization.

     c.     The "Anti-Hunger Link" and dedicated emergency food program webpage established under this section shall be regularly updated,1 on a schedule to be determined by the Chief Technology Officer. 

 

     2.    This act shall take effect on the first day of the seventh month next following enactment, except that the Chief Technology Officer of the Office of Information Technology may take any anticipatory administrative action in advance as shall be necessary for the implementation of this act. 

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