Bill Text: NJ S3234 | 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: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-21 - Substituted by A4703 (3R) [S3234 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-S3234-Amended.html

[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 3234

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED NOVEMBER 26, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  JAMES BEACH

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Senator  NILSA CRUZ-PEREZ

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Greenstein, T.Kean, Singleton and Madden

 

 

 

 

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 Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on January 31, 2019, 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 1State1 Chief Technology Officer of the 1New Jersey1 Office of Information Technology 1[in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury]1, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and the 1[Commissioner] Secretary1 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] website 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 1State1 Chief Technology Officer of the 1New Jersey1 Office of Information Technology 1[in, but not of, the Department of the Treasury]1, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and the 1[Commissioner] Secretary1 of 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 section 1; however, as deemed by the State Chief Technology Officer to be appropriate, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and the Secretary of 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 1State1 Chief Technology Officer. 

 

      2.   This act shall take effect on the first day of the seventh month next following enactment, except that the 1State1 Chief Technology Officer of the 1New Jersey1 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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