Executive Orders 1-113 of Governor Brendan T. Byrne (1974-1981)

No.CiteSubjectDate Status
1 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.751 Establishes a State Energy Office. 2/5/74 Rescinded in part by No. 2. Modified by No. 9 [DJVU] [PDF]Modified by No. 13 [DJVU] [PDF]Superseded by No.24.
2 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.753 Establishes a State Office of Petroleum Allocation.2/26/74 Modified by No. 9. Superseded by No.24.
3 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.754 Creates an Interdepartmental Committee on State Water Supply Needs. 3/22/74 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
4 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.756 Designates July 5, 1974--day following Independence Day as a holiday. 5/10/74
5 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.757 Created to implement programs required by P.L. 93-203--"The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973"--to provide job training and employment for disadvantaged and unemployed persons. 5/16/74 Supplemented by Kean No. 22 [DJVU] [PDF]Florio No. 107 (1993).
6 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.759 New travel regulations adopted as of August 1, 1974. 7/10/74 Rescinded by No. 78.
7 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.760 Proclaims the terminal date of the Vietnam Conflict as August 1, 1974. 8/1/74
8 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.760 Establishes the Cabinet Committee on Urban Affairs. 9/19/74 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
9 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.762 State Energy Office--to report to the Public Utilities Commission--creates a Cabinet Energy Committee. 10/2/74 Supplemented by Nos. 24 [DJVU] [PDF]36 [DJVU]. See L.1977, c.146 (NJSA52:27F-1 et seq.)
10 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.764 Designates November 29, 1974, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/12/74
11 L.1974 p.765 Rescinds Sec. 3(b) of Executive Order No. 9 (Hughes)--disclosure of personnel and pension information. 11/15/74 Continued by McGreevey No. 21 (2002).
12 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.766 State of Emergency declared in the Counties of Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May as a result of a December, 1974 storm. 12/5/74 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
13 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.767 Institutes energy conservation measures in all State buildings--thermostat controls and lighting. 12/12/74 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
14 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.770 All Executive Departments--revise Affirmative Action plans--designates an Affirmative Action Officer to report to Governor. 12/23/74 Superseded by No. 61. See Kean No. 58 (1983).
15 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1974 p.772 Requires that every high-level official in the Executive Branch file a financial statement. 1/7/75 Rescinded by Kean No. 2 (1982).
16 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1507 Designates January 15, 1975, birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a holiday. 1/14/75
17 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1508 State Treasurer and Division of Budget and Accounting to set aside reserves out of appropriations to ensure that State expenditures do not exceed State revenues. 1/15/75
18 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1509 Establishes a Governor's Law Enforcement Policy Council--to coordinate various agencies and components of the criminal justice system. 2/6/75
19 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1510 Designates Department of Labor and Industry as the only agency to administer and supervise vocational rehabilitation programs for the disabled. 4/2/75
20 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1511 Establishes the Governor's Committee to Evaluate the State Commission of Investigation. 4/11/75 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
21 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1512 Requires Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor members to work full-time. 5/8/75
22 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1513 Continues State Committee on Children and Youth until June 30, 1978. 6/18/75 See No. 67.
23 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1515 Special session of the General Assembly on Sunday, June 22, 1975, to address the fiscal problems of the State. 6/22/75
24 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1516 State Energy Office created in the Department of Public Utilities; State Office of Petroleum Allocation within the Department of Defense. 6/30/75
25 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1518 Storm and flood damage--Acting Director of the Division of Civil Defense and Disaster Control designated as the State coordinating officer of rehabilitation efforts. 7/15/75 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
26 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1519 State of Emergency declared in the City of Trenton and adjacent areas affected by damaged water filtration plant. 9/2/75 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
27 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1520 Water emergency in City of Trenton and adjacent areas--supplements Executive Order No. 26. 9/2/75 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
28 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1521 Designates November 28, 1975, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/18/75
29 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1975 p.1522 Designates January 15, 1976, birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a holiday. 1/9/76
30 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.651 Creates the Office of Public Communications in the Governor's Office--to centralize all press and public relations services. 1/14/76 Modified by No. 38.
31 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.652 Allows for higher sulfur in fuels in certain counties. 3/12/76
32 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.653 Creates a New Jersey Legal Services Advisory Council. 3/15/76
33 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.655 Superintendent of State Police to review purchase of surplus equipment by the State from the U.S. Secretary of Defense. 3/26/76
34 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.657 Policies on debarment, suspension and disqualification of suppliers. 3/29/76
35 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.665 Provides for the Director of the Division of State and Regional Planning to prepare State housing goals. 4/2/76 Supplemented and extended by No. 46. Rescinded by Kean No. 6 [DJVU] [PDF](1982).
36 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.670 Supplements Executive Order No. 9--adds members to Cabinet Energy Committee. 4/8/76
37 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.670 Creates N.J. Motion Picture and Theater Commission for the development of the motion picture industry and a State theater in New Jersey. 4/9/76
38 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.673 Office of Public Communications transferred to the Department of the Treasury. 4/29/76
39 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.674 Prohibits any department of State government from leasing office space that would involve moving from Newark or Trenton. 5/24/76 Rescinded by No. 43.
40 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.675 Creates a Cabinet Committee on Cancer Control. 5/26/76
41 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.678 Provides for implementation of the provisions of the "Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974". 6/24/76
42 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.680 Amends Executive Order No. 20 (Cahill) and Executive Order No. 49 (Cahill) to designate the New Jersey State Developmental Disabilities Council as the State Planning Council in accordance with P.L. 94-103. 7/19/76
43 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.682 Rescinds Executive Order No. 39--prohibits any department of State government from leasing office space that would involve moving from Camden, Newark, Paterson or Trenton. 9/27/76 Superseded(?) by L.1981,c.120 (NJSA 52:18A-78.4 et seq.)
44 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.683 Designates January 15, 1977, birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a holiday. 11/18/76
45 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.684 Designates November 26, 1976, day following Thanksgiving; December 24, 1976, day preceding Christmas; December 31, 1976, day preceding New Year's Day; and January 14, 1977, day preceding birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. as holidays. 11/18/76
46 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.685 Director of State and Regional Planning to prepare State housing goals pursuant to Executive Order No. 35--one year extension. 12/8/76 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
47 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1976 p.686 Central Motor Pool to assume management and control over all State vehicles except for those assigned to Transportation, Defense, and the State Police. 12/10/76
48 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1637 State of Emergency declared due to critical shortage of energy supplies--institutes energy conservation measures for publicly and privately owned buildings. 1/27/77 Amended by No. 49. Rescinded by No. 52 [DJVU] [PDF]
49 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1639 Institutes additional conservation measures. Includes all business establishments and educational institutions. 1/29/77 Rescinded by No. 52.
50 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1641 Motor Vehicle Inspection System Study Commission to file an interim report concerning the private garage reinspection system. 2/15/77
51 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1642 Extends filing time for all applicants for homestead rebates. 3/15/77
52 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1643 Rescinds Executive Order Nos. 48 and 49 on energy conservation measures. 4/4/77
53 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1644 Creates The Liberty State Park Study and Planning Commission. 4/13/77
54 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1647 Boards, commissions, committees and councils--report by the Office of Governor's Counsel to justify their continuance. 4/20/77 Terminated and revoked by Kean No. 93 [DJVU] [PDF]
55 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1648 Commission on government Costs and Tax Policy--study costs and funding sources for State and local government. 5/18/77
56 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1652 Creates a Pinelands Review Committee to approve only State projects. 5/28/77 Repealed by No. 71.
57 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1655 Creates a Cabinet Committee on Permit Coordination to promote expeditious processing of construction permit applications. 7/5/77 Supplemented by Kean No. 100 [DJVU] [PDF]
58 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1659 Creates the Commission on Professional Health Services to study the effect that a loss of foreign medical graduates would have on New Jersey hospitals. 7/14/77 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
59 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1661 Governor's Commission on Marine Fisheries created to study conservation and management. 9/3/77 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
60 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1663 Deposit, investment and accounting of funds not controlled by State Treasurer--guidelines for administration. 9/23/77
61 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1664 Commissioner of Civil Service to develop and implement a statewide Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program--minorities, women and the handicapped. 10/12/77 Supplemented by Kean No. 58 [DJVU] [PDF]10:37D-2.17. See L.1986,c.112,§7 (NJSA 11A:7-1 et seq.).
62 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1977 p.1669 Designates November 25, 1977, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/12/77
63 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.977 Membership of Vocational Education Advisory Council expanded. 1/9/78 Expanded by No. 102. Superseded by Kean No. 126 [DJVU] [PDF]
64 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.978 Capitol Police and other security personnel within the State Capitol Complex to be transferred to the Division of State Police. 4/3/78
65 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.980 Ethnic Advisory Council created to advise the Governor and to reconamend programs regarding ethnic communities; to promote ethnic and cultural events; and to develop policies affecting ethnic neighborhoods. 4/11/78 Rescinded by Kean No. 11(1982).
66 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.982 "Sunset" provision for administrative rules.4/14/78 See Kean Nos. 42 (1983), 203 [DJVU] [PDF]No. 97 (1993). See also: NJSA 52:14B-5.1; NJAC 1:30-6.4.
67 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.984 Originally established as the Governor's State Committee on Children and Youth--re-established under Governor's State Commit- tee on Children, Youth and Families. 9/21/78
68 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1978 p.988 Division of Water Resources designated to implement regulations of the Federal Insurance Administration and to reduce the risk of flood losses on State lands. 11/1/78
69 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1891 Group formed to study the various alternatives for the planning and redevelopment of the Hudson River waterfront. 1/11/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
70 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1894 Creates a Task Force on Transportation Services for Elderly and Handicapped Citizens. 1/23/79
71 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1897 Creates a Pinelands Planning Commission to prepare a comprehensive management plan pursuant to P.L. 95-625.2/8/79 Superseded by L.1979,c.111 (NJSA 13:18A-1 et seq.)
72 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1904 Group formed to promote State voter registration and participation.4/4/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
73 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1906 State of Emergency declared as a result of a tugboat strike preventing sludge disposal.4/5/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
74 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1907 Creates The Liberty State Park Public Advisory Commission to develop and implement a public participation program.5/14/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 65 (1984).
75 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1910 Limited State of Energy Emergency--motor fuel supply shortage.6/20/79 Continued by No. 83.
76 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1911 Creates an Advisory Committee on Hazardous Waste Control to develop a comprehensive hazardous waste management program for the State. 8/15/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
77 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1914 Statewide mapping committee created pursuant to the requirement of the U.S. Geological Survey--to update mapping of New Jersey. 8/27/79
78 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1916 Rescinds travel regulations promulgated by the Department of the Treasury as of July 1, 1979. 9/18/79
79 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1917 Directs that security and surveillance equipment records shall not be open public records. 10/1/79 Continued by McGreevey No. 21 (2002).
80 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1919 Justice Complex to be named after Richard J. Hughes, former Governor and Chief Justice of the State. 10/4/79
81 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1920 Establishes a committee to assist the Gover- nor in evaluating proposals for rehabilitation of Garden State Racetrack. 10/11/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
82 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1921 Designates November 23, 1979, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/13/79
83 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1922 Limited State of Energy Emergency--motor fuel supply shortage. 12/19/79 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
84 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1979 p.1923 Office of the State Fire Marshal transferred from the Treasury to the Department of Law and Public Safety. 12/26/79
85 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.851 Group formed to promote the development of physical fitness in the State. 3/19/80 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
86 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.853 Creates a New Jersey Advisory Council on Victim/Witness Assistance--to promote communication among groups involved in victim/witness assistance. 4/18/80
87 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.856 State of Emergency declared because of explosion and fire at Chemical Control Corporation in Elizabeth--State takeover of property. 4/24/80 Extended by No. 88 until 6/1/80. Supplemented by No. 89 [DJVU] [PDF]by No. 90 [DJVU] [PDF]Extended by No. 92 [DJVU] [PDF]until 9/15/80. Rescinded by Kean No. 6 (1982).
88 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.858 Extends Executive Order No. 87 to June 1, 1980. 4/30/80 Supplemented by No. 89. See No. 90 [DJVU] [PDF]No. 92. Rescinded by Kean No. 6 [DJVU] [PDF]
89 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.859 Commandeers additional property for clean- up of Chemical Control Corporation fire. 5/14/80 Extended by No. 90 until 8/1/80. Extended by No. 92 [DJVU] [PDF]Rescinded by Kean No. 6 [DJVU] [PDF]
90 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.860 Extends Executive Orders No. 87 and 89 to August 1, 1980. 5/31/80 See No. 92. Rescinded by Kean No. 6 [DJVU] [PDF](1982).
91 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.861 Creates the Committee for Cuban Refugee Affairs to plan for the orderly resettlement of Cubans in New Jersey. 6/3/80 Repealed by No. 107.
92 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.863 Extends Executive Orders Nos. 87 and 89 to September 15, 1980. 7/24/80 Rescinded by Kean No. 6 [DJVU] [PDF]
93 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.864 Energy Crisis Assistance Program within the Department of Community Affairs--transfer to the Home Energy Assistance Program within the Department of Human Services. 9/4/80
94 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.865 State of Emergency--water shortage declared in 88 northeastern New Jersey towns-- mandatory water conservation measures. 9/12/80 Supplemented by Nos. 97 [DJVU] [PDF]98 [DJVU], 99 and 103. Merged into No. 104 [DJVU] [PDF]Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
95 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.869 Creates a New Jersey Advisory Committee on Arson Control--coordination of arson control and prevention programs. 9/16/80
96 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.873 Supplements Executive Order No. 94 to include additional municipalities. 9/17/80 Supplemented by Nos. 97 [DJVU] [PDF]98 [DJVU], 99 and 103. Merged into No. 104 [DJVU] [PDF]Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
97 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.874 Supplements Executive Order No. 94 to include additional municipalities. 9/22/80 Supplemented by Nos. 98, 99 and 103. Merged into No. 104 [DJVU] [PDF]Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
98 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.875 Provisions of Executive Order No. 94 to apply to every municipality in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union Counties. 9/27/80 Supplemented by No. 99 [DJVU] [PDF]Continued by and merged into No. 104 [DJVU] [PDF]Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
99 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.878 State of Emergency declared in the Counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, and Union; requires that a temporary emergency water pipeline be installed. 10/31/80 Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
100 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.880 Designates November 28, 1980, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/19/80
101 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.881 Establishes an Office of Emergency Management in the Division of State Police. Transfers duties and functions from the Office of Civilian Defense. 12/17/80
102 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1980 p.883 Revises terms of appointment and imposes uniform dates of the Vocational Education Advisory Council. 1/2/81 Superseded by Kean No. 126 [DJVU] [PDF]
103 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2383 State of Emergency--water shortage in the Delaware River Basin and the Raritan Basin--mandates water conservation measures. 1/22/81 Merged into No. 104. Modified by Kean No. 5 (1982).
104 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2389 State of Emergency--water shortage declared in municipalities of the Delaware River Basin, the Passaic-Hackensack River Basin, and the Raritan River Basin. 2/7/81 Modified by Kean No. 5 [DJVU] [PDF]
105 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2408 Designates Department of Transportation as coordinator of transit services for elderly and handicapped. Creates an Interdepartmental Advisory group on the Coordination of Specialized Transportation Services. 4/3/81
106 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2411 Overcrowding in State and county correctional facilities--allows for a 90-day transfer of inmates to ease overcrowded conditions. 6/19/81 Extended by No. 108 until 1/20/82. See list of further extensions.
107 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2414 Creates an Advisory Council on Refugee Af- fairs and the Indochinese Resettlement Committee. 8/18/81
108 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2416 Extends Executive Order No. 106 regarding overcrowding in correctional facilities until January 20, 1982. 9/11/81 Extended by Kean No. 1(1982) until 5/20/82. See list of further extensions.
109 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2417 Bureau of Archives and History to operate central microfilm facility for State agencies---centralized records storage. 10/8/81
110 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2419 Lindbergh kidnapping files, records and exhibits relating to the investigation open to the public for inspection and examination. 10/9/81
111 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2421 Designates November 27, 1981, day following Thanksgiving as a holiday. 11/16/81
112 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2422 Board of Public Utilities designated as the bargaining agent for the purchase of power from the Power Authority of New York. 11/17/81 Rescinded by Kean No. 18 [DJVU] [PDF]
113 [DJVU] [PDF]L.1981 p.2423 Allocates ceiling under Mortgage Subsidy Bond Act to New Jersey Mortgage Finance Agency. 12/30/81 Superseded by L.1983,c.530,§24 (NJSA 55:14K- 24)

Extensions of Byrne Executive Order No. 106 and subsequent orders re correctional facility overcrowding

  • Extended by Byrne No. 108 until 1/20/82.
  • Extended by Kean No. 1(1982) until 5/20/82.
  • Extended by Kean No. 8(1982) until 1/20/83.
  • Extended by Kean No. 27(1983) until 7/20/83.
  • Extended by Kean No. 43(1983) until 1/20/84.
  • Extended by Kean No. 60(1984) until 7/20/84.
  • Extended by Kean No. 78(1984) until 1/20/85.
  • Extended by Kean No. 89(1985) until 1/20/86.
  • Extended by Kean No. 127(1986) until 1/20/87.
  • Extended by Kean No. 155(1987) until 1/20/88.
  • See Kean Nos. 184 [DjVu] [PDF](1988), 202 [DjVu] [PDF]
  • Extended by Kean No. 226 (1990) until 1/20/91.
  • Extended by Florio No. 24(1991) until 1/20/92.
  • Extended by Florio No. 52(1992) until 1/20/93.
  • Extended by Florio No. 80 (1993) until 1/20/94.
  • Extended by Whitman No. 3 (1994) until April 22, 1994.
  • See Whitman No. 16(1994).