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  • NJ A993
  • Establishes NJ Business and the Arts Commission to promote art Statewide.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(1/27/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill would establish the New Jersey Business and the Arts Commission, in the Department of State. The commission would have duty and responsibility to promote the arts Statewide by: encouraging government, non-profit, and private sector entities to exhibit works of art and performance art wherever practicable in public and private spaces; encouraging the exhibition of art at visitor destinations, including at restaurants and casinos, and business offices; assisting the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in supporting art in public buildings, pursuant to the "Public Buildings Arts Inclusion Act"; and encouraging the exhibition of art created by a person or entity from the State. The New Jersey Business and the Arts Commission would include 11 voting members, as follows: the Secretary of State, or the secretary's designee; the Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority or the chief executive officer's designee; the Chairman of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority or the chairman's designee; the Chairman of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts; the Director of the Division of Travel and Tourism; three members of the public who would represent the arts in the State, with at least one member having experience with visual arts and one member having experience with performing arts, to be appointed by the Governor; and three members of the public who would represent businesses in the State, with at least one member having experience with small businesses and one member having experience with large corporations, to be appointed by the Governor.
Tourism, Gaming and the Arts
Introduced, Referred to Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee  (on 1/27/2016)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
None specified