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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS

    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-240: Study Commission on Violence.

          
2. a. There is established a Study Commission on Violence to study the issue of violence. The commission shall consist of nine members. To the greatest extent practical, the public members shall have a background or education in mental health or criminology. One member of the commission shall be the Attorney General or a designee, who shall serve ex-officio. One member of the commission shall be the Commissioner of Health or a designee, who shall serve ex-officio. One member of the commission shall be the Administrative Director of the Courts or a designee, who shall serve ex-officio. One member of the commission shall be the Commissioner of Human Services or a designee, who shall serve ex-officio. One member of the commission shall be the President of the County Prosecutor's Association of New Jersey or a designee, who shall serve ex-officio. Two public members of the commission shall be appointed by the Governor. One member appointed by the Governor shall be a person who has a background or education in mental health, and the other member appointed by the Governor shall be a person who has a background or education in the study or treatment of domestic violence. One public member of the commission shall be appointed by the President of the Senate. One public member of the commission shall be appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly.

Vacancies in the membership of the commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointments were made.

b. The members of the commission shall be appointed within 30 days of the effective date of P.L.2013, c.109 (C.52:17B-239 et seq.) and shall hold their initial organizational meeting as soon as practicable, but no later than 30 days following the appointment of the commission's members. The members shall select a chairperson from among the members. The chairperson shall appoint a secretary who need not be a member of the commission.

c. Members of the commission shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties as members of the commission, within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the commission for its purpose.

d. The Department of Law and Public Safety shall provide support staff to the commission, as necessary.

e. The commission shall further be entitled to call to its assistance and avail itself of the services of the employees of any State, county or municipal department, board, bureau, commission, or agency as it may require and as may be available to it for its purposes.

L.2013, c.109, s.2.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-08-29 10:42:50.






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