Bill Text: NJ S2241 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Requires Department of State to develop "New Jersey-Made" designation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-10 - Approved P.L.2019, c.105. [S2241 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-S2241-Amended.html

[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 2241

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MARCH 8, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  VIN GOPAL

District 11 (Monmouth)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires Department of State to develop "New Jersey-Made" designation.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Senate Commerce Committee on January 17, 2019, with amendments.

  


An Act requiring the Department of State to develop a "New Jersey-Made" designation and supplementing chapter 16A of Title 52 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  The Department of State 1, in coordination with the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc.,1 shall develop and designate as an official State logo a "New Jersey-Made" or "NJ-Made" logo to allow manufacturers and producers of New Jersey-made products to promote their products that are made or produced in New Jersey.  The Department of State shall develop guidelines for the use of the logo in any branding efforts by manufacturers and producers, and shall make the logo available to manufacturers and producers through an Internet website.

     b.    Any state agency, quasi-public agency, or public or private entity may promote the Internet website and logo developed pursuant to this section.

     c.     The Department of State shall promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), to effectuate the purposes of this act.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect on the 90th day next following enactment, except that the Department of State may take any anticipatory administrative action in advance as shall be necessary for the implementation of this act.

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