2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:11-56a4.7 - "New Jersey Minimum Wage Advisory Commission."

NJ Rev Stat § 34:11-56a4.7 (2013) What's This?

34:11-56a4.7 "New Jersey Minimum Wage Advisory Commission."
2. a. There is created a commission to be known as the "New Jersey Minimum Wage Advisory Commission," which shall be a permanent, independent body in but not of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The commission shall consist of five members as follows: the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, ex officio, who shall serve as chair of the commission, and four members appointed by the Governor as follows: two persons who shall be nominated by organizations who represent the interests of the business community in this State and two persons who shall be nominated by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO.

b.Members shall be appointed not later than December 31, 2005. Members shall be appointed for four-year terms and may be re-appointed for any number of terms. Any member of the commission may be removed from office by the Governor, for cause, upon notice and opportunity to be heard. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the balance of the unexpired term. A member shall continue to serve upon the expiration of his term until a successor is appointed and qualified, unless the member is removed by the Governor.

c.Action may be taken by the commission by an affirmative vote of a majority of its members and a majority of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business, for the performance of any duty, or for the exercise of any power of the commission.

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


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