State House
New Jersey Legislature
News from around the state
go
www.njleg.state.nj.us
 
Executive Branch | Judicial Branch | Judicial Legislative News | Downloads | Welcome to the State House | Información en Español
site map
what's new
faq
links
help
contact us
 
 

 

   

General Info
Our Legislature
Legislative Process
Legislative Initiatives
Historical Info
Public Info Assistance
Kids' Page
Capitol Complex
  Parking

Members
Find your Legislator
Legislative Leadership
Legislative Roster
Seating Charts

Districts
Districts by Number
District Map
Municipalities Index

Committees
Senate Committees
  - Committee Aides
Assembly Committees
  -Committee Aides
Joint Committees
Committee Groups
Legislative
  Commissions

Senate Nominations

Laws and Constitution
Statutes
Chapter Laws
Constitution

Rules
Senate
General Assembly

Ethics
Conflicts of Interest
  Law

Code Of Ethics
Financial Disclosure
  Termination or
    Assumption of
    Public Employment
    Form

Formal Advisory Opinions
Contract Awards
Joint Rule 19
Ethics Tutorial

Continuing Legal Education
CLE Registration
    Form

Certification for
    CLE Ethics Credit

CLE Presentation
    Schedule

Legislative Publications
Legislative Calendar
Legislative Digest
Legislative LDOA
Budget and Finance
Audit Reports
Legislative Reports
Public Hearing
  Transcripts

Glossary
Summary of
   Enactments

Disclaimer/
  Privacy Policy

Open Public Records Act
Submit an OPRA request

vertical line

Legislative Commissions

CRIMINAL SENTENCING AND DISPOSITION COMMISSION

Overview of the Commission and its Work

Establishment
 
The Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission was created in 2009 by the New Jersey Legislature. See P.L. 2009, c.81, N.J.S.A. 2C:48A-1 et seq. It shall be the duty of the commission to conduct a thorough review of the criminal sentencing provisions of New Jersey law for consideration of possible recommendations for revisions to the laws governing the criminal justice system.
 
Commission Members
 
There is hereby created a commission to be known as the "Criminal Sentencing and Disposition Commission" to consist of 13 members as follows: the Attorney General, or his designee; the Public Defender, or his designee; the Chief Justice, or a designee of the Chief Justice who may be a retired judge with experience in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court; the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections, or his designee; the Chairman of the State Parole Board, or his designee; the President of the New Jersey County Prosecutors Association, or his designee; the President of the New Jersey Bar Association, or his designee; one public member appointed by the Senate President; one public member appointed by the Senate Minority Leader; one public member appointed by the Speaker of the General Assembly; one public member appointed by the Assembly Minority Leader; and two public members appointed by the Governor, not more than one of whom shall be of the same political party. In selecting the public members, the Senate President, the Senate Minority Leader, the Speaker of the General Assembly, the Assembly Minority Leader and the Governor should seek to include persons who have experience, training, or academic background in victims' rights advocacy, corrections, judicial administration or criminal law. The public members appointed by the Governor shall include one representative of a police organization.
 
Public Members
Gregg L. Zeff, Senate President's Appointee
Donald A. DiGioia, Esq., Senate Minority Leader's Appointee, Vice Chair
James Nolan, Assembly Speaker's Appointee
Aidan P. O'Connor, Assembly Minority Leader's Appointee
Deborah Poritz, Governor's Appointee, Chair
Jiles Ship, Governor's Appointee, representative of police organization
 
Ex Officio Members
Attorney General (or designee)
Public Defender (or designee)
Chief Justice (or designee)
Commissioner, Department of Corrections (or designee)
Chairman, State Parole board (or designee)
President, New Jersey County Prosecutors Association (or designee)
President, New Jersey Bar Association (or designee)
 
The Commission Staff
Gabriella B. Ferri, 609-847-3870
Carolyn I. Roscoe Wright, 609-847-3865
 

 


Divider

  home | back

  

Document Formats Used on this Siteemail for Legislative infoemail Webmaster
©2002 New Jersey Office of Legislative Services