2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:1B-145 - Findings, declarations relative to unification of ports
34:1B-145 Findings, declarations relative to unification of ports
2. The Legislature finds and declares:
a. The Legislature of the State of New Jersey approved legislation in 1992, concurred in by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and approved by the Congress of the United States, amending the Compact creating the Delaware River Port Authority to facilitate the unification of the ports of the Delaware river by authorizing the creation of a subsidiary corporation or corporations and the taking of other measures to effectuate the unification.
b. Pursuant to the provisions of the Compact amendments, the merger or unification of port facilities in the State of New Jersey must be done in accordance with State law.
c. It is therefore in the public interest, pursuant to existing law, for this Legislature to consent to legislation that will direct that, upon the refunding, refinancing or defeasance of the outstanding bonds of the South Jersey Port Corporation, the port facilities of that corporation, along with its assets, liabilities and obligations, will be transferred to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority for operation and maintenance of all or a portion of the facilities by a subsidiary corporation of the Delaware River Port Authority, with the employees of the South Jersey Port Corporation to be employed by the subsidiary corporation. The subsidiary corporation shall operate pursuant to the same principles set forth in R.S.32:3-1 et seq. for the operation of the Delaware River Port Authority.
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