Bill Text: NJ S3328 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Requires NJ Division of Travel and Tourism prepare report on State travel and tourism industry recovery since Superstorm Sandy.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - Introduced in the Senate, Referred to Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee [S3328 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-S3328-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 3328

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED JANUARY 15, 2019

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  JEFF VAN DREW

District 1 (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires NJ Division of Travel and Tourism prepare report on State travel and tourism industry recovery since Hurricane Sandy.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act requiring the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism to prepare a report on the recovery of the State's travel and tourism industry since Hurricane Sandy. 

 

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

 

     1.    a.  The Executive Director of the Division of Travel and Tourism, or a designee, shall prepare a report on the recovery of the New Jersey travel and tourism industry since Hurricane Sandy, and shall submit a copy of the report to the Legislature, pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), within six months of the completion of the report.  

     The report shall focus on: 

     (1)  beach tourism, including, but not limited to, demand for accommodations, boardwalk visitors, and the local food service industry;

     (2)  economic growth;

     (3)  sustainability of the travel and tourism industry; and

     (4)  policy recommendations. 

     b.    In addition to the written report submitted pursuant to subsection a. of this section, the Executive Director of the Division of Travel and Tourism, or a designee, may submit proposals for legislation that strengthen the laws of this State regarding the travel and tourism industry.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire upon submission of the report to the Legislature. 

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     Under this bill, the Executive Director of the Division of Travel and Tourism will prepare a report on the recovery of the New Jersey travel and tourism industry since Hurricane Sandy.  The report will focus on beach tourism, economic growth, tourism, sustainability, and policy recommendations.

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