Bill Text: NJ S3010 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Permits boards of chosen freeholders to hold annual meeting at certain public buildings.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2018-10-15 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee [S3010 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-S3010-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 3010

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED OCTOBER 15, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  CHRIS A. BROWN

District 2 (Atlantic)

Senator  JEFF VAN DREW

District 1 (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Addiego and Connors

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Permits boards of chosen freeholders to hold annual meeting at certain public buildings.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning boards of chosen freeholders and amending R.S.40:20-75.

 

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

 

     1.    R.S.40:20-75 is amended to read as follows:

     40:20-75.  The [stated] annual meeting of [the boards] each board of chosen freeholders shall be held at the place of holding the Superior Court in the county, or at any other place of assemblage at a public building in the [respective counties at 12 noon on either the first or second day of January or on some other hour on any day] county during the first week in January, annually, as the board, by resolution passed before said meeting, may determine. If the date so fixed shall fall upon a Sunday the meeting shall be held the following day, unless said resolution authorizes the meeting to be held on a Sunday. 

(cf: P.L.1991, c.91, s.378)

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill provides for each board of chosen freeholders to hold its annual organization meeting at any place of assemblage at a public building in the respective counties.  Current law requires each board's annual meeting be held at the Superior Court in the county.  Under the bill, a board of chosen freeholders may hold its annual meeting at the Superior Court or at any other place of assemblage at a public building in the county.

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