2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:1A-54 - Duties of council.

NJ Rev Stat § 34:1A-54 (2013) What's This?

34:1A-54 Duties of council.

10.The council shall:

a.Aid the division in the formulation and updating of the 10-year master plan developed pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1977, c.225 (C.34:1A-52) and the annual review thereof;

b.Consider all matters referred to it by the Secretary of State;

c.Make recommendations to the division on any matter relating to tourism and the tourist industry in New Jersey and to those objectives and responsibilities specified in sections 8 and 9 of P.L.1977, c.225 (C.34:1A-52 and C.34:1A-53);

d.Direct the division to review the spending of funds by the regional tourism councils and provide comments and recommendations to such councils on the spending of funds when appropriate;

e.Direct the division to encourage the development of local marketing organizations, including but not limited to destination marketing organizations and convention and visitor bureaus;

f.Direct the division to ensure that a recipient of funding by the Department of State for tourism promotion is in compliance with all terms of the funding agreement, and that the recipient's promotional message is consistent with the promotional message for the State established by the Secretary of State;

g.Direct the division on the operation of the division's Travel and Tourism Cooperative Marketing Campaign Program;

h.Commission the New Jersey Center for Hospitality and Tourism at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to conduct an annual survey and analysis of New Jersey's tourism industry for the purpose of providing data to improve the effectiveness of tourism promotion. The council shall direct the division to make the survey and analysis results available to tourism groups throughout the State. In a year during which the New Jersey Center for Hospitality and Tourism is unable or unavailable to conduct the survey and analysis, the council shall choose another entity to conduct the survey and analysis for that year; and

i.Perform other duties as assigned by the Secretary of State.

L.1977, c.225, s.10; amended 2005, c.378, s.7; 2007, c.253, s.8.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. New Jersey may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.