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  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:1-1 Definitions
    18A:1-1. As used in this title, unless the context requires another meaning, the following words and phrases shall have the following meaning:      "Academic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:2-1 Power to effectuate action
    Whenever under any provision of this title the validity of the action of any person, official, board or body is made dependent upon the approval...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:2-2 Payment and disposition of fines imposed under this title.
    18A:2-2.     In every case of conviction or violation of any provision of this title, when a fine is imposed, the defendant may pay the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:2-3 Preparation, offering for sale of certain documents; penalty
    12. a. No person shall, for any fee, or other remuneration, prepare, offer to prepare, cause to be prepared, sell or offer for sale any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-14.1 Annual report of sources of financial assistance
    1. The Office of Student Assistance shall prepare on an annual basis a concise report which lists all sources of financial assistance, including but not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-14.2 Distribution of report
    This report shall be distributed to each public and private secondary school in this State, and upon request, to any citizen of this State. L.1969,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-15.1 Deceptive diploma practices
    A person shall not with the intent to deceive buy, sell, make or alter, give, issue, obtain or attempt to obtain any diploma or other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-15.2 Use of fraudulent degree
    A person or other legal entity shall not use, or attempt to use, in connection with any business, trade, profession or occupation any academic degree...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-15.3 Letter designation restricted
    3. A person shall not append to his name any letters in the same form designated by the Commission on Higher Education as entitled to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-15.4 Out-of-State degrees.
    4.     An in-State university, college, business, trade or vocational school may not offer, advertise, or by agreement with an out-of-State institution, offer or advertise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-15.5 Civil penalty
    Any person who violates any provision of this act is liable to a civil penalty of $1,000.00 for each offense, which shall be collected pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-19.1 Definitions
    As used in this act: "Foreign government" means any government other than the government of the United States or of its states, territories or possessions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-19.2 Disclosure of foreign gifts
    2. Every institution of higher education licensed by the Commission on Higher Education to award an academic degree shall disclose the amount, terms, restrictions and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-19.3 Information to the Department of the Treasury
    3. This information shall be forwarded to the Department of the Treasury no later than 30 days after the last day of the fiscal year....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-19.4 Public record
    This information shall be a matter of public record and shall be made available by the department to the general public for review and copying...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-24 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that the well-being and safety of college and university students who are members of or are attempting to become...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-25 Pledge's Bill of Rights
    2. The Attorney General shall develop a "Pledge's Bill of Rights" which outlines acceptable and unacceptable behavior and activities in regard to the pledge or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-26 Information on hazing included
    3. The bill of rights developed by the Attorney General pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.388 (C.18A:3-25) shall include information on the criminal penalties...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-27 Distribution
    4. Every public and independent institution of higher education within the State shall ensure that any student who participates in pledging activities at that institution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-28 Display, certain, of students' social security numbers prohibited.
    1.     No public or independent institution of higher education in the State shall display any student's social security number to identify that student for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-29 Definitions relative to disclosure of personal information for certain electronic communications devices to institutions of higher education.
    1.     For purposes of this act:      "Applicant" means an applicant for admission into a public or private institution of higher education.  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-30 Actions prohibited by institution of higher education.
    2.     No public or private institution of higher education in this State shall:      a.     Require a student or applicant to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-31 Waiver, limitation of protection by student, requirement prohibited.
    3.     No public or private institution of higher education in this State shall require a student or applicant to waive or limit any protection...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-32 Violations, remedies.
    4.     Upon violation of any provision of this act, an aggrieved person may, in addition to any other available remedy, institute a civil action...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies Act." L.1984, c. 149, s. 1, eff. Sept. 8,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-2 Legislative findings, determinations and declarations
    The Legislature finds, determines and declares: a. It is a fundamental aspiration of the people of New Jersey to live in a peaceful world, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-3 Institute on Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies
    3. a. There is established in, but not of, the Department of State the New Jersey Institute on Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, hereinafter referred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-4 Duties
    The Institute created by this act shall: a. Foster wide varieties of approaches to conflict resolution by sponsoring research, seminars, conferences, and other activities which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-5 Findings and recommendations; transmittal
    In order to make a concrete and substantial contribution to peace through understanding, the Institute shall annually, and at such other times as it deems...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3A-6 Advisory board
    6. To assist him in the organization of the Institute, and in fulfilling his other duties and responsibilities under P.L.1984, c.149 (C.18A:3A-1 et seq.), the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-1 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Restructuring Act of 1994." L.1994,c.48,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-2 Findings, declarations
    2. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. the institutions of higher education are one of the most valuable and underutilized resources in the State;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-3 Definitions.
    3.     For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:      "Authority" means the Higher Education Student Assistance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-4 Department of Higher Education abolished
    4. The Department of Higher Education created by P.L.1967, c.271 (C.18A:3-1 et seq.) is abolished as a principal department in the Executive Branch of State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-5 Termination of offices, terms
    5. The offices and terms of the Chancellor of Higher Education, vice-chancellor, the assistant chancellors and the directors of the various divisions and offices of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-6 Powers, duties of governing boards of institutions of higher education.
    6.     The governing board of each public institution of higher education shall have the following general powers and duties to fulfill its mission and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-7 "New Jersey Presidents' Council" established.
    7.     There is established a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the "New Jersey Presidents' Council." Each president of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-8 Responsibilities of council.
    8.     The council shall have the responsibility, consistent with State and federal law, to:      a.     provide public information and research on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-9 Powers of council
    9. The council shall have perpetual succession and shall have the following powers: a. To make, amend, and repeal rules and bylaws for its own...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-10 Funding necessary expenses of council
    10. For the purposes of funding the necessary expenses of the council, the various institutions shall pay the expenses incurred by their respective presidents, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-11 Organization of council, selection of officers
    11. a. The council shall organize within 60 days of the effective date of this act. Thereafter the council shall organize annually during the month...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-12 Executive board.
    12. a. There shall be established an executive board which performs such duties as determined by the council. The executive board shall be composed of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-13 New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.
    13. a. There is established the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education which shall consist of 15 members: 10 public members, to be appointed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-14 Responsibilities of commission.
    14. The commission shall be responsible for:      a.     Statewide planning for higher education including research on higher education issues and the development...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-14.1 Dissemination of fire safety information by N.J. institutions of higher education.
    1. a. Every public and independent institution of higher education within the State shall disseminate fire safety information about their facilities to students, or, if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-15 Rules, regulations
    15. The commission shall adopt rules and regulations, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to carry out the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-16 Report to Legislature, Governor
    16. a. The commission shall report to the Legislature and Governor within six months of the effective date of this act on recommendations concerning the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-19 Educational Opportunity Fund transferred
    19. a. All functions, powers and duties now vested in the Educational Opportunity Fund or the board of directors thereof in the Department of Higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-21 Educational Facilities Authority transferred.
    21. a. All functions, powers and duties now vested in the Educational Facilities Authority or the officers thereof in the Department of Higher Education are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-22 State Board of Higher Education project approval transferred
    22. The functions, powers and duties of the State Board of Higher Education, including the approval of projects, under the "Jobs, Education and Competitiveness Bond...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-23 State Board of Higher Education equipment purchase, allocation of funds transferred
    23. The functions, powers and duties of the State Board of Higher Education, including the approval of the equipment purchase and allocation of funds, under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-24 Equipment purchase, allocation of funds under C.18A:72A-49 et seq. transferred
    24. The functions, powers and duties of the State Board of Higher Education, including the approval of the equipment purchase and allocation of funds, under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-25 Functions, powers, duties under P.L.1984, c.99 transferred
    25. The functions, powers and duties of the State Board of Higher Education under the "Jobs, Science and Technology Bond Act," P.L.1984, c.99 shall, following...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-26 Construction of act in regard to Rutgers, The State University
    26. This act shall not be construed to impair any vested rights, grants, charter rights, privileges, exemptions, immunities, powers, prerogatives, franchises or advantages continued, granted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-27 Allocation of institutions to Department of State
    27. For the purposes of complying with the provisions of Article V, Section IV, Paragraph 1 of the New Jersey Constitution, any State institution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-28 Construction of act
    28. This act is a revision law and the provisions hereof not inconsistent with prior laws shall be construed as a continuation of such prior...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-29 Disposition of petitions, controversies, disputes
    29. All petitions, controversies and disputes pending before the State Board of Higher Education or the Chancellor of Higher Education and not disposed of as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-30 Responsibility for action to implement act
    30. The Department of the Treasury in consultation with the Department of Personnel shall be responsible for any administrative, fiscal and personnel actions necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-31 Interim, comprehensive reports to Governor, Legislature
    31. a. The council and commission established under this act shall submit an interim report to the Governor and Legislature on or before July 1,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-32 Exercise of powers conferred in act
    32. The powers conferred in this act upon the commission shall be exercised with due regard for the rights of the holders of bonds of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-33 Participation in alternate benefits program continued
    33. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, any former employee of the Department of Higher Education who was a participant in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-34 Powers of Secretary of Higher Education.
    301. a. The Secretary of Higher Education, with the concurrence of the Governor, shall have authority to visit public institutions of higher education to examine...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-34.1 Powers and duties of secretary.
    22.     The Secretary of Higher Education shall exercise all the powers and duties previously exercised by the Commission on Higher Education under the "Higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-35 Annual report by institution of higher education.
    305. Each public institution of higher education shall prepare and make available to the public an annual report on the condition of the institution which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-36 Specific enabling legislation required for reorganization transfer
    306. For the purposes of any reorganization or transfer after the effective date of this act, any commission, council, board or other body created pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-37 Alternate opportunity to take test, examination for student due to religious observance.
    1.     An institution of higher education shall provide any student who, for reason of a religious observance, cannot attend a test or examination at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-38 "Standardized test" defined; alternate administration of tests offered.
    2. a. As used in this section:      "Standardized test" means any test that is given in the State at the expense of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-39 Long-range facilities plan.
    42. a. A public research university or a State college shall submit a long-range facilities plan on projects to be developed to the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-40 Network to propose, develop economic development policies, programs.
    46. The New Jersey Commission on Higher Education shall appoint and convene a network of academics and researchers from New Jersey's public and independent institutions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-41 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Troops to College Act."      L.2009, c.125, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-42 Establishment of Troops to College Program.
    2. a. The New Jersey Commission on Higher Education, in consultation with the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, shall establish the Troops to College...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-43 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act."      L.2009,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-44 Information provided by certain colleges, universities.
    2. a. A four-year public institution of higher education shall provide for public inspection on its website comprehensive information on the cost of attendance, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-45 Guidelines, criteria for collection, calculation of information.
    3. a. The Commission on Higher Education shall issue guidelines and criteria for collecting and calculating the information required pursuant to section 2 of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-46 Definitions relative to structure and fiscal management of higher education.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Commission" means the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education established pursuant to section 13 of P.L.1994,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-47 Secretary of Higher Education.
    2.     The Governor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, a Secretary of Higher Education who shall serve at the pleasure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-48 Audit committee.
    3. a. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall establish an audit committee. The chairman of the committee shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-49 Internal auditor.
    4.     The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall approve the appointment of an internal auditor, who shall have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-50 Independent outside auditor.
    5. a. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall retain an independent outside auditor who is a certified public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-51 Submission of audit to commission.
    6. a. The president and chief financial officer of a public research university or a State college shall submit the annual audit to the commission...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-52 Policies, procedures for reports of wrongdoing, confidentiality.
    7.     In accordance with standards established by the Attorney General, the governing board of a public research university or State college shall establish written...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-53 Recommendations for penalties for noncompliance.
    8.     The commission shall submit to the Governor, and to the Legislature pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), recommendations for the establishment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-54 Additional authority of commission.
    9. a. In addition to the authority granted to the Commission on Higher Education pursuant to section 14 of P.L.1994, c.48 (C.18A:3B-14), the commission shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-55 Notice of representation filed by governmental affairs agent, reports.
    10. a. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a governmental affairs agent who is retained by a governing board of a public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-56 Approval of contract.
    11. Any proposed contract to retain the services of a governmental affairs agent shall be considered by the governing board of a public research university...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-57 Policies concerning professional services contracts.
    12. a. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall establish policies concerning professional services contracts which, at a minimum,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-58 Executive committee.
    13. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall establish an executive committee composed of the chairman of the governing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-59 Compensation committee.
    14. a. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall establish a compensation committee. The compensation committee shall have a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-60 Nominations and governance committee.
    15. a. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall establish a nominations and governance committee. The nominations and governance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-61 Fundraising and development strategies.
    16. The governing board of a public research university or a State college shall develop and implement fundraising and development strategies that encourage the active...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-62 Provision of information, orientation, training.
    17. A public research university and State college shall provide information, orientation, and training to each of its governing board members on the legal and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-63 Procedure for change in programmatic mission.
    18. a. When a public research university or a State college determines to seek a change to its programmatic mission, the university or college shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-64 Meeting convened by commission.
    19. The commission shall convene a meeting, at least once a year, of representatives of all public and independent institutions of higher education to discuss...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-65 Plan for branch campus.
    20. a. When the governing board of a public research university or a State college, after study and investigation, determines that it is advisable for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-66 Reference to mean, refer to Secretary of Higher Education.
    21. Whenever, in any law, rule, regulation, order, contract, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to the executive director of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-67 Regulations.
    22. The Commission on Higher Education shall adopt regulations pursuant to the provisions of the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), to implement...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3B-68 Adoption of policy by public institutions of higher education.
    28. a. A public institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to be included in its student code of conduct prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-1 Definitions relative to certain credit card solicitations.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Credit card" means a card, plate or other single credit device that may be used from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-2 Annual registration of credit card issuer.
    2. a. Prior to engaging in the solicitation of students for applications for credit cards on a campus of an institution of higher education, a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-3 Provision of program of education on responsible use of credit.
    3. a. A credit card issuer, with an approved registration as filed pursuant to section 2 of this act, who solicits applications for credit cards...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-4 Certificate required for issuance of credit card to student.
    4.     A credit card issuer who solicits applications for credit cards on a campus of an institution of higher education shall not issue a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-5 Prohibited actions for credit card issuer.
    5.     A credit card issuer shall not:      a.     purchase or otherwise obtain from an institution of higher education the names or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-6 Prohibited debt collection actions.
    6.     A credit card issuer shall not take any debt collection action, including, but not limited to, telephone calls or demand letters against the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3C-7 Violations, penalties.
    7.     Any credit card issuer who violates the provisions of this act shall be liable in a civil action to any person for damages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-1 State department of education continued; composition
    The state department of education is hereby continued as a principal department in the executive branch of the state government, and it shall consist of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-2 Offices
    Suitable quarters to be known as the "state department of education" shall be provided.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-3 Membership qualifications
    18A:4-3. The State Board of Education shall consist of 13 members who shall be citizens of the State who have resided therein for not less...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-4 Appointment of members; terms; vacancies
    The members of the state board shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, for terms of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-5 Continuation of present state board; appointment of successors
    The members of the state board in office on the effective date of this title shall continue in office until the expiration of the respective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-6 Expenses of members; no compensation
    The members of the state board shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be paid their necessary expenses in performing their duties.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-7 Meetings
    The state board shall hold public meetings at least once in each month at such times as its rules may prescribe and at such other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-8 Organization of board; officers; vacancies
    The state board shall organize at its first regular meeting following June 30 of each year by the election of a president and a vice...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-9 Secretary of state board
    The commissioner shall be the secretary of the state board, but with the approval of the state board he may designate one of the clerks...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-10 General supervision of public education except higher education vested in state board
    The general supervision and control of public education in this state, except higher education, and of the state department of education shall be vested in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-11 Acquisition of land and other property by condemnation
    The state board shall, if necessary, take and condemn land and other property in the manner provided by chapter 1 of Title 20, Eminent Domain,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-12 Use of lands controlled by state board for recreation purposes
    The state board may permit a municipality in which lands under the control and management of the state board are situate, to use such lands,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-13 Building operations
    The state board shall conduct all building operations coming within its direct supervision, including all construction or repair work allied thereto, within the appropriation specifically...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-14 Uniform system of bookkeeping for school districts
    18A:4-14. The State Board shall prescribe a uniform system of double entry bookkeeping which is consistent with the generally accepted accounting principles established by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-14.1 Conformity to uniform system
    By July 1 of the sixth year following enactment of this act, all school districts shall conform to the uniform system of double entry bookkeeping...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-15 General rule-making power
    The state board shall make and enforce, and may alter and repeal, rules for its own government and for implementing and carrying out the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-16 Incidental powers conferred
    The state board shall have all powers, in addition to those specifically provided by law, requisite to the performance of its duties.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-17 Right to administer oaths and examine witnesses; false swearing
    The state board by its presiding officer and each of its committees by its chairman, may administer oaths and examine witnesses under oath in any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-18 Compelling attendance of school personnel
    The state board may by order compel the production at such time and place within the state as it may designate of any and all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-19 Subpoenas; penalty
    The state board may issue subpoenas signed by its president and secretary compelling the attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-20 Annual report to legislature
    The state board shall report annually to the legislature in regard to all matters committed to its care.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-21 Appointment; term; qualifications; salary
    18A:4-21. The Commissioner of Education shall be appointed by the Governor, without regard to residence within or without the State, with the advice and consent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-22 Chief officer of the department
    The commissioner shall be: (a) The chief executive and administrative officer of the department having general charge and supervision of the work of the department;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-23 Supervision of schools; enforcement of rules
    The commissioner shall have supervision of all schools of the state receiving support or aid from state appropriations, except institutions of higher education, and he...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-24 Determining efficiency of schools; report to state board
    The commissioner shall pursuant to rules and regulations of the State board, inquire into and ascertain the thoroughness and efficiency of operation of any of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-25 Prescribing minimum courses of study for public schools; approval of courses of study
    The commissioner may, with the approval of the state board, prescribe minimum courses of study for the public schools and require boards of education to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-26 Acceptance of grants and donations
    Subject to approval by the governor and the state board, the commissioner may accept on behalf of the state and administer for the state any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-27 Notice and hearing
    Prior to the acceptance of any grant, conveyance, devise, bequest, or donation mentioned in section 18A:4-26, due notice and hearing, if requested, shall be granted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-28 Materials for guidance of teachers
    The commissioner may prepare, publish and distribute from time to time handbooks, materials or circulars for the guidance of teachers in the public schools.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-29 Instruction of county superintendents and superintendents of schools; meetings
    The commissioner shall from time to time instruct the county superintendents and superintendents of schools as to the performance of their duties, the conduct of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-30 Annual report of comparative financial statistics of school districts
    The commissioner shall compile and cause to be published for general distribution, and may make a reasonable charge therefor to cover the cost of printing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-31 Right to administer oaths, take affidavits and examine witnesses; false swearing
    The commissioner and each of his assistants may administer oaths, take affidavits without charge, and examine witnesses under oath in any part of the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-32 Assistant commissioners; appointment; compensation
    The commissioner, subject to the approval of the State board, shall appoint not more than seven assistant commissioners of education, and fix their compensation, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-33 Deputy commissioner
    The commissioner shall designate an assistant commissioner as deputy commissioner with full power to act in his place and stead during any absence or inability...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-34 Duties of assistant commissioner.
    18A:4-34. Each assistant commissioner shall perform such duties in the public school system of the State as may from time to time be assigned to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-35 Directors, inspectors and assistants
    The commissioner may assign an assistant commissioner or, subject to approval of the state board, may appoint and fix the compensation of directors, inspectors and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-36 Helping teachers, salaries and expense allowance
    A helping teacher to aid and direct the teachers in the schools of two or more districts may be appointed by the commissioner whenever he...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-37 Payment of salaries and expenses
    The salary of each helping teacher shall be paid as other state salaries are paid. The director of the division of budget and accounting shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-38 Employment of clerks and other employees; compensation
    The commissioner may appoint such clerks and other employees for the department as he may deem necessary and fix their compensation subject to the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-39 Record of official acts; seal; copies of papers
    The commissioner shall keep a record and preserve copies of all his official acts, orders and decisions. He shall adopt an official seal, and copies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-40 Monthly, annual and other reports to state board
    The commissioner shall report to the state board such information as it may prescribe once each month and at such other times as the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-41 Waiving of certain requirements
    9. The commissioner or the Director of the Division of Local Government Services, in the Department of Community Affairs, as appropriate, is authorized, for those...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-42 Findings, declarations relative to Italian heritage and cultural and educational programs.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     For the past several decades Hollywood and the communications media have continuously portrayed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-43 New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs.
    2. a. The New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs is created and established in the Executive Branch...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-44 Responsibilities, duties of commission.
    3.     The commission shall have the following responsibilities and duties:      a.     To provide, based upon the collective knowledge and experience of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-45 Assistance to commission.
    4. a. The commission is authorized to call upon any department, office, division or agency of the State, or of any county, municipality or school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4-46 Duties of commission relative to Institute of Italian and Italian American Heritage Studies.
    5. a. The commission shall create, establish and oversee the Institute of Italian and Italian American Heritage Studies as an entity whose purpose is to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4A-1 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. During the period from 1933 to 1945, six million Jews and millions of other Europeans were murdered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4A-2 New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education.
    2. a. The New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is created and established in the Executive Branch of the State Government. For the purposes of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4A-3 Responsibilities, duties of commission
    3.      The commission shall have the following responsibilities and duties:      a.      To provide, based upon the collective knowledge and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:4A-4 Commission assistance, cooperation
    4. a. The commission is authorized to call upon any department, office, division or agency of the State, or of any county, municipality or school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-1 Corporal punishment of pupils
    No person employed or engaged in a school or educational institution, whether public or private, shall inflict or cause to be inflicted corporal punishment upon...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-1.1 Experimental or stimulation of learning process drugs or medications; administration to pupils; written consent of parent or guardian and physician
    The written consent of a parent or guardian of a pupil and of a physician of the parent's or guardian's choice shall be required prior...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-2 Instruction in accident and fire prevention
    Regular courses of instruction in accident prevention and fire prevention shall be given in every public and private school in this state, which instruction shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-3 Courses in Constitution of United States
    18A:6-3. Regular courses of instruction in the Constitution of the United States shall be given in all public schools and in all private schools, attendance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4 Annual report of institutions receiving State aid and private schools
    18A:6-4. The board, body or person in charge of each educational institution, except an institution of higher education, receiving support or aid from the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.1 Security officers of public and nonprofit educational institutions; training courses
    Upon application to, and approval by, the Superintendent of State Police security officers of public and nonprofit educational institutions of this State may be admitted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.2 Policemen; appointment by governing body of institution of learning
    The governing body of any institution of higher education, academy, school or other institution of learning may appoint such persons as the governing body may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.3 Application by policeman; approval; issuance of commission
    All applications shall, in the first instance, be made to the chief of police of the municipality in which the institution is located, except that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.3a Background investigations of university police officer candidates.
    1.     Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2 of P.L.1970, c.211 (C.18A:6-4.3) to the contrary, a college or university with an established police agency may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.4 Police training course
    Every person so appointed and commissioned shall, within 1 year of the date of his commission, successfully complete a police training course at a school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.5 Police powers
    4. Every person so appointed and commissioned shall possess all the powers of policemen and constables in criminal cases and offenses against the law anywhere...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.6 Name plate and shield
    Each policeman, when on duty, except when employed as a detective, shall wear in plain view a name plate and a metallic shield or device...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.7 Traffic and parking violations; authority; procedure on issuance of tickets
    In connection with traffic and parking violations, and policemen appointed pursuant to this act shall, while on duty and within the territorial limits of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.8 Application of concealed weapons law
    The provisions of N.J.S. 2A:151-41 shall not apply to any policemen appointed pursuant to the provisions of this act. L.1970, c. 211, s. 7, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.9 Repeal
    Sections 15:11-16 through 15:11-20, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes are hereby repealed; provided, however, that such repeal shall not affect the continuance in office, position...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.10 Construction of act
    Nothing in this act shall be construed to limit or impair the rights of any State, county or municipal law enforcement officer in the performance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.11 Severability
    If any provision of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be ineffective, such determination shall not affect or impair...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.12 Educational institution reimbursement.
    2. a. If a person who was appointed as a police officer of an educational institution pursuant to P.L.1970, c.211 (C.18A:6-4.2 et seq.) resigns and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.14 Criminal history record check for applicant for nonpublic school employment
    2.     An applicant for employment or service in any of the positions covered by this act shall submit to the Commissioner of Education his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.15 Determination, reporting of qualification; written notice, notice of pending charge
    3.     The commissioner shall apply the same requirements, procedures and standards and shall proceed in the same manner as is prescribed in P.L.1986, c.116...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.16 Records to be kept no longer than three years; exceptions.
    4.     The commissioner may maintain the criminal record and application documents on a candidate for no longer than three years from the date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-4.17 Initial criminal history record check for substitute employees
    An individual employed in any substitute capacity or position by a nonpublic school which requires a criminal history record check, and who is rehired annually...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-5 Inquiry as to religion and religious tests prohibited
    No religious test shall be required as a qualification for employment in any capacity in the public school system of the state or any school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-6 No sex discrimination
    No discrimination based on sex shall be made in the formulation of the scale of wages, compensation, appointment, assignment, promotion, transfer, resignation, dismissal, or other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7 Oaths of persons employed in teaching capacities
    Every person who is a citizen of the United States, and who is employed as a professor, instructor, teacher or in any teaching capacity by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7a Alleged child abuse, neglect by school employee; no use if unfounded.
    1.     When a complaint made against a school employee alleging child abuse or neglect is investigated by the Department of Children and Families, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.1 Criminal record check in public school employment, volunteer service.
    1.     A facility, center, school, or school system under the supervision of the Department of Education and board of education which cares for, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.1b Initial criminal history check for substitutes
    2.     An individual employed by a board of education in any substitute capacity or position, who is rehired annually by that board, shall only...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.2 Fingerprinting; reimbursement of unpaid volunteers.
    2.     An applicant for employment or service in any of the positions covered by this act shall submit to the Commissioner of Education his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.2a Authority of commissioner
    13. The Commissioner of Education is authorized to:      a.     receive all criminal history data necessary to complete the criminal history records check...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.3 Notice to applicant; notice of pending charges
    3.     Upon receipt of the criminal history record information for an applicant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division of State Police,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.4 Three-year limitation; exceptions.
    4.     The Commissioner of Education may maintain the criminal record and application documents on a candidate for no longer than three years from the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-7.5 Fine for noncompliance
    Any employer who fails to comply with the provisions of this act shall be subject to a fine of not more than $500.00. L. 1986,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8 Interest of school officers, etc., in sale of textbooks or supplies; royalties
    No person officially connected with, or employed in, the public school system of this state or in any state educational institution shall be an agent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.1 Leave of certain employees to serve in legislature
    Any person employed by a public educational system or institution in a position which requires a certificate issued by the state board of examiners, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.2 Leave of certain employees to serve on board of chosen freeholders
    Any person employed by a public educational system or institution in a position which requires a certificate issued by the state board of examiners or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.3 Suspended employee or officer of board of education; compensation; exceptions
    Any employee or officer of a board of education in this State who is suspended from his employment, office or position, other than by reason...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.4 Right to hold elective or appointive state, county or municipal office
    No person employed by a public educational system or institution in a position which requires a certificate issued by the State Board of Examiners, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.5 Requirements for receipt of employee tuition assistance, additional compensation.
    1. In order for a board of education to provide to an employee tuition assistance for coursework taken at an institution of higher education or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-8.6 Construction of act.
    2.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to limit the authority of a board of education to establish more stringent requirements for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-9 Controversies, disputes arising under school laws; jurisdiction.
    18A:6-9. The commissioner shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine, without cost to the parties, all controversies and disputes arising under the school laws, excepting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-9.1 Commissioner's determinations considered final agency action; appeals; request for relief.
    1. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary, on and after the effective date of this act determinations made by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-9.2 Authority of State BOE to consider appeal terminated.
    4.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary, on and after the effective date of this act the State Board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-10 Dismissal and reduction in compensation of persons under tenure in public school system
    No person shall be dismissed or reduced in compensation, (a) if he is or shall be under tenure of office, position or employment during good...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-11 Written charges, statement of evidence; filing; statement of position by employee; certification of determination; notice.
    18A:6-11. Any charge made against any employee of a board of education under tenure during good behavior and efficiency shall be filed with the secretary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-13 Dismissal of charge for failure of determination by board.
    18A:6-13. If the board does not make such a determination within 45 days after receipt of the written charge, the charge shall be deemed to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-14 Suspension upon certification of charge; compensation; reinstatement.
    18A:6-14. Upon certification of any charge to the commissioner, the board may suspend the person against whom such charge is made, with or without pay,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-16 Proceedings before commissioner; written response; determination.
    18A:6-16. Upon receipt of such a charge and certification, or of a charge lawfully made to the commissioner, the commissioner or the person appointed to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17 Board of education a party; conduct of hearing
    In such hearing the board of education shall be a party and the hearing shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations, adopted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17.1 Panel of arbitrators.
    22. a. The Commissioner of Education shall maintain a panel of 25 permanent arbitrators to hear matters pursuant to N.J.S.18A:6-16. Of the 25 arbitrators, eight...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17.2 Considerations for arbitrator in rendering decision.
    23. a. In the event that the matter before the arbitrator pursuant to section 22 of this act is employee inefficiency pursuant to section 25...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17.3 Evaluation process, determination of charges.
    25. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:6-11 or any other section of law to the contrary, in the case of a teacher, principal, assistant principal,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17.4 Commissioner's authority.
    26. The commissioner shall have the authority to extend the timelines in the tenure charge process upon a showing of exceptional circumstances.      L.2012,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-17.5 Determination of certain tenure charge.
    18. Any tenure charge transmitted to the Office of Administrative Law pursuant to N.J.S.18A:6-16 prior to the effective date of P.L.2012, c.26 (C.18A:6-117 et al.)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-18 Dismissal, reduction and compensation of persons under tenure in schools and institutions of higher education
    18A:6-18. No professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, supervisor, registrar, teacher or other persons employed in a teaching capacity, in any State college, county college...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-18.1 Charge against suspended person not determined within 180 days; payment of salary
    If any tenured professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, supervisor, registrar, teacher or other person employed in a teaching capacity or any other tenured officer...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-19 Administering of oaths
    18A:6-19. Any member of any board of education, governing board or of any other board or any person, lawfully authorized to hold a hearing, may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-20 Right to testify; counsel; witnesses; compulsory process
    18A:6-20. Any party to any dispute or controversy or charged therein, may be represented by counsel at any hearing held in or concerning the same...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-21 Proceedings against recalcitrant witnesses
    18A:6-21. If a person subpoenaed to attend at any such hearing fails to obey the command of the subpoena, without reasonable cause, or if a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-22 Order to testify, etc.
    Upon return of the order, the judge shall examine the person under oath and if he shall determine, after giving such person an opportunity to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-23 Witness fees and privileges
    Every witness shall be entitled to be paid for attendance, or attendance and travel, at any hearing, by the party on whose behalf he is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-24 Hearings before commissioner; presentation of facts
    Testimony as to the facts involved in any controversy or dispute in which the commissioner has jurisdiction shall, if so required by the commissioner, be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-25 Decisions in controversies and disputes
    The determination of any controversy or dispute shall be made within 60 days after the close of the hearing and shall be in the form...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-30 Compensation for persons illegally dismissed or suspended
    Any person holding office, position or employment in the public school system of the state, who shall be illegally dismissed or suspended therefrom, shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-30.1 Teacher wrongfully dismissed; payment for services
    When the dismissal of any teaching staff member before the expiration of his contract with the board of education shall be decided, upon appeal, to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31 Tenure and civil service rights saved
    Nothing contained in this title shall be construed to affect the tenure or civil service rights of any person presently existing, or hereafter obtained, under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.1 Tenure to continue
    Whenever any district is divided into two or more districts those persons having tenure, in office, position or employment in such district, shall continue to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.2 Tenure, seniority and pension rights continued
    The tenure, seniority and pension rights of all persons, who had office, position or employment in the original district at the time of said division...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.3 "New school district" defined
    1.      As used in this act, "new school district" means a local school district, regional school district, a county vocational school district, a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.4 Terms, conditions of employment
    2.      Whenever a new school district is created, the terms and conditions of employment, whether established through a collective bargaining agreement or past...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.5 Tenure, seniority rights
    3.      Whenever a new school district is created, the tenure and seniority rights of all employees from the affected, constituent, replaced or displaced...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.6 Filling vacancies, available positions
    4.      Following consideration of the tenure and seniority rights of employees provided pursuant to section 3 of this act or pursuant to any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-31.7 Employee rights, benefits preserved
    5.      Nothing in this act shall be construed to limit, restrict, or reduce the rights or benefits of any employee provided under any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-32 Pension and tenure rights in American Red Cross service saved
    L.1943, c. 187, p. 519, entitled "An act concerning persons holding certain offices, positions or employments under the government of any public school district or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33 Tenure, pension and other employment rights in military and naval service saved
    L.1944, c. 226, p. 765, entitled, "An act concerning persons holding certain offices, positions and employments in the public school system of this state who,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.1 Grant program; innovative educational ideas and techniques
    That the Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education shall have the authority and responsibility under the provisions of this act to establish...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.2 Aim and purpose of act
    The aim and purpose of this act is to give State encouragement, support and incentive to creative and innovative classroom teachers in order to better...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.3 Certification of proposals for grant funds
    It is recommended that local boards of education certify proposals for grant funds emanating from teachers within their educational jurisdiction. L.1968, c. 93, s. 3,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.4 Advisory committee; review of grant applications; recommendations
    An advisory committee consisting of teachers, administrators, professional educators, and State Department of Education personnel shall be established to review grant applications and make recommendations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.5 Rules and regulations
    The Commissioner of Education shall, with the approval of the State Board of Education, promulgate rules and regulations, establish procedures, and take all other steps...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.6 Maximum amount of individual grants
    No individual grant under the terms of this act shall exceed $1,000.00. L.1968, c. 93, s. 6, eff. June 21, 1968.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.7 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Effective Schools Program Act." L. 1985, c. 372, s. 1, eff. Nov. 26, 1985.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.8 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. It is the policy of the State of New Jersey to provide a thorough and efficient education to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.9 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education; b. "Effective school plan" means the three-year plan designed to improve the performance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.10 Eligible proposals
    The commissioner shall establish a grant program to encourage and facilitate the development and implementation of effective school plans by the administrative and teaching staffs...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.11 Community participation
    An effective school plan developed pursuant to this act shall provide mechanisms to encourage participation of parents and community members in the educational process. L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.12 Selection criteria
    The commissioner shall select grant proposals from those submitted for funding for a period not to exceed three years. When selecting proposals for funding, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33.14 Rules, regulations
    The commissioner shall promulgate pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) rules and regulations necessary to implement the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-34 Board of Examiners
    18A:6-34. There shall be a State Board of Examiners, consisting of the commissioner ex officio and one assistant commissioner of education, two presidents of State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-35 Terms of members; vacancies
    The appointed members of the board of examiners shall hold office for two years from September 15 of the year in which they are appointed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-36 Chairman; organization
    The commissioner or an assistant commissioner designated by him, shall be the chairman of the board of examiners and such board shall organize prior to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-37 Service without payment; reimbursement for expenses
    All members of the board shall serve without compensation but all such members other than the commissioner and the assistant commissioner of education shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-38.1 Revocation of certificate on commissioner's recommendation; rules.
    10. a. If the Commissioner of Education believes, based on information provided by the school district in which the certificate holder was employed, that the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-38.3 Noncompliance with GAAP, review of certification of administrator.
    12.     In the event that any school district is not in compliance with the GAAP system of double entry bookkeeping as required pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-38.4 Appeal of determination of State Board of Examiners.
    2.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary, any appeal of a determination of the State Board of Examiners shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-39 Issuance of certificates to noncitizens
    The board may, with the approval of the commissioner, issue a teacher's certificate to any citizen of any other country, who has declared his intention...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-40 "Qualifying academic certificate" defined.
    18A:6-40. For the purposes of this article, the term "qualifying academic certificate" shall be deemed to be any certificate issued by the commissioner certifying that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-41 Application for certificate; fee; refund
    Every person desiring a "qualifying academic certificate" shall make application therefor in the manner and form prescribed by the commissioner and shall, before the certificate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-42 Accounting; deposit of moneys
    The commissioner shall keep a true and correct account of all moneys received by him under the provisions of this article, and between the first...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-43 Rules and regulations
    The commissioner shall make and prescribe rules and regulations necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this article.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-44 Right of disabled veterans to certificate
    When by law or by the rules and regulations of the state board of public accountants, the state board of architects, the board of bar...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-45 New Jersey School Boards Association established
    There is established a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the "New Jersey School Boards Association." All boards of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-46 Delegates to state association
    Each of the district boards of education shall select annually one of its members as a delegate to the association.      L.1967, c.271; amended...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-47 Powers and duties
    The association may investigate such subjects relating to education in its various branches as it may think proper, and it shall encourage and aid all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-48 Officers
    The association may select such officers as may be necessary for the transaction of its business.      L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1970, c. 104,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-49 Perpetual succession; powers
    It shall have perpetual succession and shall have the following powers: a. To make, amend and repeal rules, regulations and bylaws for its own government...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-50 Expenses of delegates; dues.
    18A:6-50. For the purpose of defraying the necessary expenses of the association, the various district boards shall pay the necessary expenses incurred by its delegates,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-51 Definitions
    Definitions: (a) "Educational Services Commission" means an agency established or to be established in one or more counties for the purpose of carrying on programs...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-52 Establishment of commission; petition
    Whenever five or more boards of education in any county or in any two or more counties and the commissioner after study and investigation shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-53 Approval of establishment; commissioners, first meeting
    Whenever the boards of education and the county superintendent or superintendents, as the case may be, receive notification that the State board approves the establishment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-54 Representative assembly, organization; election of board of directors.
    The first representative assembly shall organize upon the call of the county superintendent or county superintendents, as the case may be. Thereafter the representative assembly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-55 Membership of board
    The board of directors shall consist of 15 or more members of the representative assembly. The board of directors of a commission which has 15...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-56 Election; terms
    Members of the representative assembly shall be elected by their respective boards of education at the annual organization meeting. An individual so elected shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-57 Meetings; transaction of business
    The board of directors shall meet for the transaction of business at least once every two months throughout the year. A written record of all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-58 Secretary; compensation; term; bond
    The board shall appoint a suitable person to be its secretary and shall fix his compensation and term of employment. The secretary shall before entering...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-59 Powers and duties
    The powers and duties of the secretary of the board of directors shall be prescribed by the board, including but not limited to the following:...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-60 Superintendent or chief school administrator
    The board of directors shall appoint a suitable person to be the superintendent or chief school administrator of the commission. Such person shall possess a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-61 Body corporate
    The board of directors shall be a body corporate, and shall be known as "the board of directors of ..................... " (here shall be inserted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-62 Annual budget; preparation, adoption, funding
    12. The representative assembly shall annually, on or before March 8, adopt a budget for the ensuing fiscal year, which shall contain the estimated cost...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-63 Services; contracts
    a. The representative assembly shall from time to time determine what services and programs shall be provided by the commission, subject to approval of and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-64 Withdrawal of membership
    Except as provided in section 13 of this act, a school district which is a member of a commission may withdraw from membership by adopting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-65 Employment of personnel
    The board may employ teachers, principals and other employees, subject to the provisions of Title 18A for the employment of personnel for public school districts,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-66 Rights and benefits of personnel
    Persons holding office, position or employment under a board of directors of a commission shall enjoy the same rights and benefits as are enjoyed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-67 Funds and grants; contracting for, receiving and administration
    The board of directors may enter into a contract with and receive and administer funds and grants from any individual or agency, including but not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-68 Bookkeeping and accounting system
    The board of directors shall adopt and employ such a system of bookkeeping and accounting as may be prescribed by the State Board of Education....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-69 Enlargement, alteration of purposes
    The representative assembly may enlarge or alter the purposes for which the formation of the commission was approved, upon application to and approval by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-70 Application for admission; representative
    A board of education not a member of a commission at the time such commission was established shall be admitted to such commission upon application...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-71 Establishment and operation of centers
    That the Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education shall have the authority and responsibility under this act to plan for, establish, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-72 Projects
    The centers shall design projects within an experimental framework in order that unproven educational ideas, equipment, methods and approaches, and newly developed curriculum materials can...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-73 Rules and regulations; implementation of provisions
    The Commissioner of Education shall, with the approval of the State Board of Education, promulgate rules and regulations, establish procedures, employ personnel, and take all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-74 Cooperation with other agencies
    Pursuant to the objectives of this act, the State Department of Education may seek the co-operation and involvement of other State agencies. L.1970, c. 122,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-75 Establishment and operation
    The Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education shall have the authority and responsibility under this act to plan, establish, and operate a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-76 Objectives
    This project: a. shall identify the skills, attitudes, and other such pertinent data as the participating groups deem essential for an individual to demonstrate before...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-76.1 Provisional certificate program; implementation
    2. a. By November 1, 1992, colleges shall notify all students enrolled in teacher education programs of the details and requirements of the provisional certificate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-77 Implementation
    The Commissioner of Education shall, with the approval of the State Board of Education, promulgate rules and regulations, establish procedures, employ personnel, and take all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-78 Cooperation and involvement of other state agencies
    Pursuant to the objectives of this act, the State Department of Education may seek the cooperation and involvement of other State agencies. L.1971, c. 148,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-79 Establishment and operation; projects; plan and development; implementation
    The Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education shall have the authority and responsibility to plan for, establish and operate demonstration model early...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-91.1 New Jersey Commission on Environmental Education
    1. a. There is hereby created in but not of the Department of Environmental Protection the New Jersey Commission on Environmental Education. The commission shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-91.2 Duties of commission
    2.      The commission shall:      a.      Advise and oversee the implementation of the Plan of Action that was adopted by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-91.3 Inter-agency Work Group, duties
    3.     The Inter-agency Work Group, created pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1995, c.409 (C.18A:6-91.4), may:      a.      Publicize existing model environmental...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-91.4 Inter-agency Work Group created
    4.      There is created an Inter-agency Work Group, which shall consist of the commissioner or secretary, or his designee, of each of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-91.5 Environmental Education Fund created
    5.      The Environmental Education Fund is established as a nonlapsing revolving fund in the Department of Environmental Protection. The fund shall be administered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-95.1 Educational information and resource center; establishment; services provided
    There is established a local education agency to serve as an educational information and resource center to provide, on request, support and assistance to teachers,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-95.2 Coordination with programs and services provided by department of education
    The Commissioner of Education or his designee shall meet prior to January 10 of each year with the executive director of the educational information and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-95.3 Funding
    State funding of the educational information and resource center shall be by direct appropriation of the Legislature and shall not be derived from the proposed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-95.4 Transfer of assets
    The assets of the educational improvement centers shall be transferred to the Commissioner of Education, except that the assets of Educational Improvement Center-South shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-96 Control, management, etc. by board of directors
    The government, control, conduct, management and administration of the educational information and resource center shall be vested in the board of directors. L.1978, c. 58,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-96.1 Transfer of board; term
    The board of the Educational Improvement Center-South shall become the board of the educational improvement and resource center as of the effective date of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-97 Members; selection; reimbursement of expenses; term of office; vacancies; removal
    The board of directors shall be selected through procedures established by the board of directors and shall consist of 21 members. Members of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-98 Leave of absence without loss of pay to attend meetings of board
    Any person employed by a public educational system or institution in a position which requires a certificate issued by the State board of examiners or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-99 Organization; meetings
    The board of directors shall meet and organize annually, at a regular meeting held during the second week of September, by the election of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-100 Powers and duties
    The board of directors of the educational information and resource center, within the general rules and regulations set by the State Board of Education, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-101 Executive director
    The executive director of the educational information and resource center shall be responsible to its board of directors and shall have such powers as shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-102 Employees; tenure; pensions
    Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, all employees of the educational information and resource center shall serve at the pleasure of the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-103 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Educational Technology Teacher Training Act."      L.1996,c.129,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-104 Findings, declarations relative to Educational Technology Teacher Training
    2. The Legislature finds and declares that:      a. In order for all of New Jersey's students to acquire the critical thinking and problem...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-105 Educational Technology Teacher Training Program
    3. The Commissioner of Education shall develop and administer an Educational Technology Teacher Training Program. The purpose of the program shall be to provide grants...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-106 "Educational Technology Teacher Training Fund"
    4. a. There is established within the Department of Education a fund to be known as the "Educational Technology Teacher Training Fund," hereinafter referred to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-107 Proposals for training programs; grants; training sites
    5. a. Within 90 days of the effective date of this act, the commissioner shall forward a request for proposals for the establishment of educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-108 Evaluation by commissioner
    6. The commissioner shall annually evaluate the effectiveness of the teacher training programs being operated by grant recipients. Three years following the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-109 Rules, regulations
    7. The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the rules and regulations necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-110 Spread the Word Program.
    1. a. There is established the Spread the Word Program in the Department of Education. The purpose of the program is to provide books to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-111 Findings, declarations relative to instruction in suicide prevention in public schools.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Suicide is a leading cause of death for young people in this State....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-112 Instruction in suicide prevention for public school teaching staff.
    2.     The State Board of Education, in consultation with the New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council established in the Department of Children and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-113 Provision for instruction in suicide prevention in school curriculum.
    3.     Within 180 days of the effective date of this act, the State Board of Education shall revise the Core Curriculum Content Standards in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-114 Comprehensive program of after school activities in certain districts.
    1. a. In counties in which there is located a municipality that had a population of 60,000 persons or more, as reported in the latest...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-115 Personal financial literacy course pilot program.
    1. a. The Commissioner of Education shall establish a three-year pilot program to provide high school seniors in selected school districts with a personal financial...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-116 "VETeach Pilot Program."
    1. a. There is established in the Department of Education a four-year "VETeach Pilot Program." The purpose of the pilot program shall be to address...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-117 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of New Jersey (TEACHNJ) Act."...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-118 Findings, declarations relative to the TEACHNJ Act.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     The goal of this legislation is to raise student achievement by improving instruction...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-119 Definitions relative to the TEACHNJ Act.
    3.     As used in sections 12 through 17, 19 through 21, and 24 of P.L.2012, c.26 (C.18A:6-117 et al.):      "Corrective action plan"...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-120 School improvement panel.
    12. a. In order to ensure the effectiveness of its teachers, each school shall convene a school improvement panel. A panel shall include the principal,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-121 Evaluations of principal, assistant principal, vice-principal.
    13. a. In order to ensure the effectiveness of the schools in the district, the superintendent of schools or his designee shall conduct evaluations of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-122 Annual submission of evaluation rubrics.
    16. a. A school district shall annually submit to the Commissioner of Education, for review and approval, the evaluation rubrics that the district will use...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-123 Review, approval of evaluation rubrics.
    17. a. The Commissioner of Education shall review and approve evaluation rubrics submitted by school districts pursuant to section 16 of P.L.2012, c.26 (C.18A:6-122). The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-124 Regulations.
    24. The State Board of Education shall promulgate regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), in accordance with an expeditious...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-125 Evaluation rubric not subject to collective negotiations.
    19. A school district's evaluation rubric approved by the commissioner pursuant to section 16 of P.L.2012, c.25 (C.18A:6-122) shall not be subject to collective negotiations....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-126 Conflicts with collective bargaining agreements.
    21. No collective bargaining agreement or other contract entered into by a school district after July 1, 2013 shall conflict with the educator evaluation system...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-127 Researched-based mentoring program.
    14. a. A board of education shall implement a researched-based mentoring program that pairs effective, experienced teachers with first-year teachers to provide observation and feedback,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-128 Ongoing professional development.
    15. a. A board of education, principal, or superintendent shall provide its teaching staff members with ongoing professional development that supports student achievement and with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-129 Funds provided.
    20. The Department of Education shall provide the funds necessary to effectuate the provisions of this act.      L.2012, c.26, s.20.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-130 Professional development opportunities related to reading disabilities.
    1.     The Department of Education shall provide professional development opportunities related to reading disabilities, including dyslexia, to school district personnel. The professional development shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-1 Appointment; qualifications; term of executive county superintendent.
    18A:7-1. a. The Governor, upon the recommendation of the commissioner and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint for each county, a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-131 Required instruction.
    2.     The State Board of Education shall, as part of the professional development requirement established by the State board for public school teaching staff...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-2 Disability or vacancy; designation of temporary replacement by commissioner.
    18A:7-2. The commissioner may designate any one of his assistant commissioners or another suitable person to exercise the powers and perform the duties of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-3 Salary, cap; expenses.
    18A:7-3. An executive county superintendent of schools shall receive such salary as shall be approved by the commissioner and shall receive a salary which is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-4 Withholding salaries and expenses.
    18A:7-4. The commissioner shall, subject to appeal to the State board, cause to be withheld the orders for the payment of the salary and expenses...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-5 Full-time officer; general jurisdiction.
    18A:7-5. Each executive county superintendent shall devote his entire time to the duties of his office, and he shall have general supervision of all of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-6 Office; location; school records.
    18A:7-6. The executive county superintendent shall maintain an office at a suitable location within the county which shall be open to the public as are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-7 Clerical assistants; selection; salaries.
    18A:7-7. The executive county superintendent shall appoint such clerical assistants for his office as he shall deem necessary and fix their compensation within the limits...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-8 General powers and duties.
    18A:7-8. Each executive county superintendent shall:      a.     Visit and examine from time to time all of the schools under his general supervision...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-9 Administration of oaths without charge.
    18A:7-9. The executive county superintendent may, without charge, administer oaths.      Amended 2007, c.63, s.50.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-10 Budget requests; appropriations.
    18A:7-10. Each executive county superintendent shall, on or before December 1 of each year, furnish to the board of chosen freeholders of the county a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-11 Executive county business official, term.
    53.      The commissioner shall appoint an executive county business official to serve in the office of the executive county superintendent of schools for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-12 Application for services assumed by the office of the superintendent.
    54.     A local school district may apply to the executive county superintendent of schools to have school district services including, but not limited to,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-13 Appointment of executive county superintendent of schools.
    55. a. When the office of county superintendent is vacated through the completion of a current term or for any other reason, the Governor, upon...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-14 Term county superintendent deemed to refer to executive county superintendent of schools.
    56.     Whenever, in any law, rule, regulation, order, contract, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to the office of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-15 Limitation on post employment for executive county superintendent.
    57.     An executive county superintendent of schools shall not accept employment in any school district which was under his supervision in that position for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7-16 Rules, regulations.
    58.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) or any other law to the contrary, the commissioner may adopt, immediately upon filing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-3 Definitions.
    3.     For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:      "Administrative order" means a written directive ordering...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-10 New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum for evaluating school performance.
    10.     For the purpose of evaluating the thoroughness and efficiency of all the public schools of the State, the commissioner, with the approval of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-11 Reports by school districts, commissioner; interim review.
    11.     Each school district and county vocational school district shall make a report of its progress in complying with all of the quality performance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-14a Findings, declarations relative to school district evaluation and monitoring.
    24.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     It is the constitutional obligation of the Legislature to provide all children in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-15 Hearing on State intervention, corrective action; full State intervention; withdrawal.
    15. a. In addition to procedures established pursuant to subsection e. of section 14 of P.L.1975, c.212 (C.18A:7A-14), the commissioner may order the local board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-15.1 Authority of State board.
    5.     Pursuant to section 15 of P.L.1975, c.212 (C.18A:7A-15), the State board shall have authority to:      a.     approve the appointment by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-16 Failure or refusal to comply with administrative order; application to court for order directing compliance
    Should the local board of education fail or refuse to comply with an administrative order issued pursuant to section 15 of this act, the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-29 Powers of state board, commissioner or local boards; effect of act
    Nothing in this act shall be construed to deny the State board, commissioner or local boards of education powers granted to them elsewhere in Title...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-30 State board of education; powers and duties
    The State Board of Education shall promulgate rules and adopt policies, subject to the "Administrative Procedure Act." P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), make...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-31.2 Report on order to establish school district under full State intervention.
    3.     Whenever the State Board of Education issues an administrative order establishing a school district under full State intervention pursuant to section 15 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-31.3 Improvement plan; report on progress; monitoring.
    4. a. Within six months following the establishment of a school district under full State intervention, the commissioner shall present to the Joint Committee on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-32 Severability
    If any clause, sentence, subdivision, paragraph, subsection or section of this act is held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-33 Repeals
    All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act are repealed, and without limiting the general effect of this act in repealing acts so...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-34 Creation of school district under full State intervention.
    1.     Whenever the Commissioner of Education shall determine after the issuance of an administrative order that a local school district has failed to assure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-35 State district superintendent.
    2. a. The schools of a school district under full State intervention may be conducted by and under the supervision of a State district superintendent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-36 Certificate required
    No person shall be appointed to any position pursuant to this amendatory and supplementary act unless the person shall hold an appropriate certificate as prescribed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-37 Corporate entity.
    4.     A school district placed under full or partial State intervention shall remain a corporate entity.      L.1987,c.399,s.4; amended 2005, c.235, s.11.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-38 Permissive powers of State district superintendent.
    5.     Except as otherwise provided in this amendatory and supplementary act, the State district superintendent in a school district under full State intervention may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-39 Authority of State district superintendent.
    6. a. The State district superintendent may in a school district under full State intervention:      (1)     Sue in the district's corporate name...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-40 Collective bargaining agreements.
    7. a. When a district under full State intervention is established, pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1987, c.399 (C.18A:7A-34), or when the State withdraws from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-41 Internal audit team.
    8.     There may be established within a school district under full State intervention an internal audit team which shall monitor the business functions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-42 Officers, employees, consultants.
    9. a. In a school district under full State intervention, all officers, employees and consultants, professional and nonprofessional, certified and noncertified, shall be employed or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-43 Tenure rights.
    10. Except as otherwise provided in this amendatory and supplementary act, any person serving under tenure or permanent civil service status shall retain all tenure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-44 Abolition of administrative positions; reorganization.
    11. a. Notwithstanding any other provision of law or contract, the positions of the district's chief school administrator and those executive administrators responsible for curriculum,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-45 Evaluation of principals, vice-principals.
    12. a. The Commissioner of Education shall adopt criteria for the evaluation of building principals and vice-principals in a school district under full State intervention....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46 Procedure for creation, conduct.
    13. a. School districts under full State intervention shall be created only as provided pursuant to section 15 of P.L.1975, c.212 (C.18A:7A-15).      b. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.1 Capital Project Control Board.
    1. a. In any school district under full State intervention created pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1975, c.212 (C.18A:7A-1 et seq.) there may be established...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.2 Board to hear recommendations concerning proposed capital projects.
    2.     In the event that a capital project control board is established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1991, c.139 (C.18A:7A-46.1) the board shall hear...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.3 Capital projects financed by issuance of bonds, notes.
    3.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, the cost of any capital project authorized pursuant to this act which is to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.4 Issuance of authorization of notes, bonds.
    4.     Any authorization of notes or bonds effective prior to the date of the appointment of the State district superintendent shall be issued in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.5 Cessation of existence of board
    The board shall immediately cease to exist upon reestablishment of local control in the school district, pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1987, c.399 (C.18A:7A-49). L.1991,c.139,s.5.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-46.6 Debt service part of municipal budget.
    6.     The debt service on bonds, notes and other obligations authorized pursuant to P.L.1991, c.139 (C.18A:7A-46.1 et seq.) shall be appropriated and made part...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-49 Reports of progress under full State intervention; transition to local control.
    16. a. A school district under full State intervention shall make an annual report of its progress in complying with the quality performance indicators adopted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-50 Budget development, presentation.
    17.     The State district superintendent in a school district under full State intervention shall develop a budget on or before March 22 and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-51 Public hearing.
    18.     Upon the preparation of its budget, the State district superintendent shall fix a date, place and time for the holding of a public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-52 Determination of amount of appropriation for following school year.
    19. a. After the public hearing provided for by section 18 of P.L.1987, c.399 (C.18A:7A-51) but not later than April 8, the State district superintendent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-53.1 Rules, regulations; procedure for 36 months following enactment.
    39. a. The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), to effectuate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-54 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "School District Fiscal Accountability Act."      L.2006,c.15,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-55 Appointment of State monitor in certain school districts; duties.
    2. a. In addition to the powers provided pursuant to P.L.2005, c.235, P.L.1996, c.138 (C.18A:7F-1 et al.), and P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) or any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7A-60 Additional powers of Commissioner of Education relative to performance of compliance audit report.
    14. a. In addition to the powers provided pursuant to P.L.2005, c.235, P.L.1996, c.138 (C.18A:7F-1 et al.), and P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) or any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as "The State Facilities Education Act of 1979." L.1979, c. 207, s. 1, eff. Sept. 25,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-2 Deductions, forwarding of sums to appropriate departments; disposition.
    6. a. For each State-placed child who is resident in a district and in a State facility on the last school day prior to October...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-4 Use of funds; authorization for appropriations.
    8.     Funds received pursuant to this act by the Department of Human Services, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-5 Rules, regulations to ensure thorough and efficient education for children in State facilities.
    9.     The Commissioner of Education, with the approval of the State Board of Education, shall promulgate rules and regulations to ensure a thorough and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-6 Teaching staff members and administrators; salary schedules
    All teaching staff members and administrators of the educational program in State facilities shall hold the appropriate certificate issued by the State Board of Examiners....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-7 Request for administrative review concerning pupil in State facility.
    11. a. Any parent or guardian of a pupil in a State facility and any pupil in a State facility between 18 and 20 years...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-8 Office of Education in Department of Corrections; establishment; director; appointment; salary; powers; duties
    12. There is hereby created and established in the Department of Corrections an Office of Education to be headed by a Director of Educational Services...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-9 Office of Education in Department of Children and Families.
    13.     There is hereby created and established in the Department of Children and Families an Office of Education to be headed by a Director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-10 Garden State school district; allocations and transfers
    The Commissioners of Education, Corrections and Human Services shall jointly review the current administrative practices, salary structure, operations and staffing of the Garden State School...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-11 Garden State school district; continuation of actions or proceedings; reference to mean department of corrections, human services or education; rights and privileges of teaching staff members in state facilities
    a. This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against the Garden State School District and pending on the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-12 Determination of district of residence.
    19.     For school funding purposes, the Commissioner of Education shall determine district of residence as follows:      a. (1) In the case of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-12.1 Homeless child, determination of district of residence; tuition costs, transportation.
    3.     The district of residence for a homeless child determined pursuant to section 19 of P.L.1979, c.207 (C.18A:7B-12) shall be responsible for the education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-13 Annual report by commissioner to Legislature.
    20.     Beginning in the school year 1997-98, the Commissioner of Education shall annually report to the Legislature, describing the condition of educational programs in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7B-12.2 Rules.
    3.     The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, shall promulgate rules pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-1 Commissioner of education to develop a program of standards and guidelines
    By July 1, 1980 the Commissioner of Education with the approval of the State Board of Education shall establish a program of standards for graduation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-2 Establishment of standards for graduation from secondary schools
    2. Pursuant to guidelines established by the Commissioner of Education, each board of education shall establish standards for graduation from its secondary schools. The standards...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-3 Remedial instruction
    For any student who does not meet the State and district examination standards for graduation by the end of 11th grade, the local board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-4 State-endorsed diploma
    All students who meet State and local graduation requirements shall receive a State endorsed diploma; provided, however, that the Commissioner of Education shall approve any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-4.1 "Operation Recognition."
    1. a. The Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, shall establish a program which shall be known as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-5 Board of education to provide policy on graduation to students and parents
    Upon adoption by the local board of education, each board of education shall provide each high school pupil and the parents or legal guardians of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-5.1 Graduation, yearbook costs for pupils with financial hardship
    1. A board of education shall establish a policy to address the cost of the graduation ceremony and the cost of a yearbook for graduating...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-5.2 Special education students, certain circumstances, participation in graduation ceremony permitted.
    2. a. The board of education of a school district and the board of trustees of a charter school shall permit a student who has...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-6 Graduation proficiency test
    In the school year which begins in September 1993, and annually thereafter, the State graduation proficiency test shall be administered to all 11th grade pupils...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-6.1 Development of test
    In the development of the graduation proficiency test to be administered to all 11th grade pupils pursuant to section 6 of P.L. 1979, c. 241...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-6.2 Assessment of progress; remediation
    The Commissioner of Education shall develop and administer to all eighth grade pupils in the school year which begins in September 1990, and annually thereafter,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-7 School administrators report on students awarded or denied diplomas
    The local chief school administrators shall report annually to their local boards of education and to the Commissioner of Education the number of students who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-8 Adult high school programs; diplomas
    The Commissioner of Education shall also develop rules and regulations for and may issue State endorsed diplomas to those students who have successfully completed a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-9 Evaluation of state and local programs by Commissioner of Education
    The Commissioner of Education shall monitor the results of the implementation of graduation requirements as provided herein, and shall from time to time, but at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-10 Annual report
    Not later than September 1, 1989 and annually thereafter, the Commissioner of Education shall report to the Governor and Legislature on the impact of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-11 Status report
    a. Not later than September 1, 1990 the Joint Committee on the Public Schools shall evaluate and report to the Legislature on the status of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7C-12 Education programs, certain, in county juvenile detention centers, validity in public school districts.
    1.     Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, in the case of a student enrolled in an educational program in a county juvenile...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7D-28.5 New budget increase for supplemental State aid
    4. Each regional school district formed after the effective date of this act shall, for the purposes of calculation of its maximum permissible net budget...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7E-1 Findings, declarations on school report card programs
    1.      The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.      The State of New Jersey has invested more resources than virtually...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7E-2 School Report Card Program
    2.      The Commissioner of Education shall develop and administer a School Report Card Program. The program shall provide for the annual preparation and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7E-3 Report card information.
    3.     Report cards issued pursuant to section 2 of this act shall include, but not be limited to, the following information for:    ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7E-4 Statewide, district averages included
    4.      The school report card shall include, for purposes of comparison and review, the Statewide average for each element reported by school and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7E-5 Rules, regulations
    5.      The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-4.1 Findings, declarations relative to core curriculum content standards and cross-content workplace readiness standards.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     the five cross-content workplace readiness standards, which are a part of the core...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-4.2 Adoption of core curriculum content standards for technology.
    2. a. Within one year of the effective date of this act, the State Board of Education shall adopt core curriculum content standards in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-4.3 Information relative to organ donation given to students in grades 9 through 12.
    3. a. The State Board of Education, in consultation with the organ procurement organizations designated pursuant to 42 U.S.C.s.1320b-8 to serve in the State of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5 Notification of districts of aid payable; budget submissions.
    5.     As used in this section, "cost of living" means the CPI as defined in section 3 of P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-45).      a. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5c Adjustments to school budget calendar, notification of nontenured personnel.
    3.     Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Commissioner of Education is authorized to make any adjustments to the school budget calendar and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5.3 Additional supporting documents for budget submissions relative to certain school employees.
    4. a. In addition to other items prescribed by the Commissioner of Education pursuant to subsection c. of section 5 of P.L.1996, c.138 (C.18A:7F-5), the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5.4 Submission of temporary budget for the school year.
    41.     A board of education of a school district in which the annual school election has been moved to November pursuant to subsection a....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5.5 Proposals for additional funds.
    42.     In the case of a school district in which the annual school election has been moved to November pursuant to subsection a. of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5.6 Recertification of sums to be raised.
    43.     In the case of a school district in which the annual school election has been moved to November pursuant to subsection a. of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-5.7 Actions deemed necessary for taxation purposes.
    44.     The Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs and the Director of the Division of Taxation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-6 Approval of budget by commissioner.
    6. a. The commissioner shall not approve any budget submitted pursuant to subsection c. of section 5 of this act unless he is satisfied that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-7 Undesignated general fund balances, use, limits.
    7. a. For the 2004-2005 school year, an undesignated general fund balance in excess of 3% of the budgeted general fund for the prebudget year...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-7.1 Increase in certain fund balance by school district.
    3.     A school district may increase the amount of undesignated general fund balance for the budget year authorized pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1996,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-8 Payments to school district by State Treasurer, dates.
    8.     The amounts payable to each school district and county vocational school district pursuant to this act shall be paid by the State Treasurer...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-9 Receipt of State aid by school district; conditions.
    9.     In order to receive any State aid pursuant to P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.), a school district, county vocational school district, or county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-24 Submission of budget for educational programs in State facilities.
    24.     Annually by December 15, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Children and Families and the Juvenile Justice...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-32 Adjustment of State aid calculations in regional districts.
    32. a. When State aid is calculated for any year and a part of any district becomes a new school district or a part of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-33 Annual filing of district report with commissioner.
    33.     Annually, on or before October 20, the secretary of the board of education, with approval of the superintendent of schools, or if there...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-34 Rules, regulations.
    84.     The Commissioner of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary to effectuate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-37 Definitions relative to property tax levy cap concerning school districts.
    2.     For the purposes of sections 2 through 7 of P.L.2007, c.62 (C.18A:7F-37 through C.18A:7F-42):      "Adjusted tax levy" means the amount raised...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-38 School district budget increase limited.
    3. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a school district shall not adopt a budget pursuant to sections 5 and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-39 Proposal submission required to increase adjusted tax levy, certain circumstances.
    4. a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2010, c.44)      b.     (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2010, c.44)      c.     A school district may submit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-41 Supplementation of accounts, establishment of reserve accounts by board of education or board of school estimate.
    6.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary:      a.     A board of education or board of school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-42 Rules, regulations.
    7. a. Within 60 days of the effective date of P.L.2007, c.62 (C.18A:7F-37 et al.), the Commissioner of Education shall promulgate emergency rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-43 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "School Funding Reform Act of 2008."      L.2007, c.260, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-44 Findings, declarations relative to school funding reforms.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     The Constitution of the State of New Jersey states that the Legislature shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-46 Review, update of core curriculum content standards; Educational Adequacy Report, development of T & E standards.
    4. a. The State Board of Education shall review and update the core curriculum content standards every five years. The standards shall ensure that all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-47 Total stabilized aid per district, limit on increase.
    5. a. Notwithstanding any provision of this act to the contrary, the total stabilized aid for each district shall not be increased by more than...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-49 Determination of base per pupil amount; grade level weights.
    7.     The commissioner shall determine, based on the standards established pursuant to section 4 of this act, a base per pupil amount, and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-50 Calculation of weighted enrollment for each school district.
    8. a. The weighted enrollment for each school district and county vocational school district shall be calculated as follows: WENR = (PW x PENR) +...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-51 Calculation of adequacy budget.
    9. a. The adequacy budget for each school district and county vocational school district shall be calculated as follows:      AB = (BC +...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-52 Determination of equalization aid.
    10.     Each school district and county vocational school district shall receive equalization aid predicated on a local share determined by district property wealth and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-53 Calculation of equalization aid.
    11.     Each school district's and county vocational school district's equalization aid shall be calculated as follows:      EQAID = AB - LSHARE provided...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-54 Access to full-day preschool; calculation of preschool education aid.
    12. a. District factor group A and B school districts, and district factor group CD school districts with a concentration of at-risk pupils equal to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-55 Calculation of special education categorical aid.
    13. a. Special education categorical aid for each school district and county vocational school district shall be calculated as follows:      SE = (RE...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-56 Calculation of security categorical aid.
    14.     Security categorical aid for each school district and county vocational school district shall be calculated as follows:      SA = ((RE x...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-60 Conditions for disbursement of funds.
    18.     The Commissioner of Education shall not authorize the disbursement of funds to any district until the commissioner is satisfied that all educational expenditures...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-61 Percentage of district's district aid for 2008-09.
    19.      Notwithstanding any law or regulation to the contrary, for the 2008-2009 school year a district's district aid percentage calculated for purposes of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-62 Calculation of aid for choice student in choice district, resident enrollment.
    20.     For the purpose of calculating all forms of State aid pursuant to P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) for a choice student in a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7F-63 Inclusion of facilities projects in SDA district budget.
    21. a. Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-1 et al.) or P.L.2007, c.137 (C.52:18A-235 et al.) to the contrary, an SDA district as defined...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-1 Short title.
    1.     Sections 1 through 30 and 57 through 71 of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-1 et al.), sections 14 through 17 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45 through...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-2 Findings, declarations relative to construction, financing of public school facilities.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     The Constitution of the State of New Jersey requires the Legislature to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-3 Definitions relative to construction, financing of public school facilities.
    3.     As used in sections 1 through 30 and 57 through 71 of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-1 et al.) and sections 14 through 17 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-4 Long-range facilities plan; facilities efficiency standards; time lines.
    4. a. By December 15, 2000 and by October 1, 2005, each district shall prepare and submit to the commissioner a long-range facilities plan that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-5.1 No construction of school within 1,000 feet of an existing entry, exit ramp of a highway; exceptions.
    5. a. A school shall not be constructed within 1,000 feet of an existing entry or exit ramp of a highway unless, during the planning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-6 Applicability of C.18A:7G-5 to demonstration projects; exceptions.
    6.     The provisions of section 5 of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-5) shall pertain to school facilities projects designated to be demonstration projects except as otherwise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-7 Approval of preliminary eligible costs.
    7. a. Preliminary eligible costs for construction of new school facilities and additions to school facilities, characterized by an increase in the square footage of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-8 Calculation of number of unhoused students.
    8. a. The number of unhoused students shall be calculated as the number of FTE students who are projected to be enrolled in preschool handicapped,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-9 Distribution of State debt service aid.
    9. a. State debt service aid for capital investment in school facilities for a district other than an SDA district which elects not to finance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-10 Issuance of school bonds, certificates of participation, determination of aid.
    10. For each issuance of school bonds or certificates of participation issued for a school facilities project approved by the commissioner prior to the effective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-11 Approval of local share of project.
    11. A school facilities project shall not be constructed unless the local share of the project, if any, is approved in accordance with the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-12 Submission of project to commissioner for approval of local share.
    12.     A district, other than a district under full State intervention, that sought approval pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-11) of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-13 Responsibilities of financing authority, development authority.
    13. a. The financing authority shall be responsible for the issuance of bonds pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-14) and the development authority...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-13.1 Audits conducted of certain projects.
    9.     The development authority, in consultation with the State Comptroller, shall cause an audit to be conducted of a school facilities project financed pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-14 Powers of financing authority; powers of development authority.
    14.     Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary:      a.     The financing authority shall have the power, pursuant to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-14.1 Priority for projects of certain county vocational school districts.
    8.     The school facilities projects of a county vocational school district that did not receive State support for its projects from the $100,000,000 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-15 Election by district to receive one-time grant for State share.
    15. a. In the case of a district other than an SDA district, for any project approved by the commissioner after the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-15.1 Rules, regulations.
    11.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the commissioner may adopt, immediately upon filing with the Office of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-16 Additional powers, duties of financing authority.
    16.     In addition to the other powers and duties which have been granted to the financing authority, whenever any local unit finances the construction...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-17 Annual payment to financing authority by State.
    17.     In each fiscal year the State Treasurer shall pay from the General Fund to the financing authority, in accordance with a contract between...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-18 Financing authority to enter into contracts for State payments.
    18.     The State Treasurer and the financing authority are authorized to enter into one or more contracts to implement the payment arrangement provided for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-20 Acquisition of school facilities by local unit.
    20.     A local unit may purchase, lease, rent, sublease or otherwise acquire any school facilities project or any space within a project and pay...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-21 Payment to financing, development authority to cover deficiency.
    21. a. In the event that a local unit has failed or is unable to pay to the financing authority or the development authority in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-22 Powers of financing and development authorities relative to acceptance and use of funds.
    22. a. The financing authority and the development authority shall have the power to accept and use any funds appropriated and paid by the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-23 Prevailing wage rates on construction contracts.
    23. a. Not less than the prevailing wage rate determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1963, c.150...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-24 Biannual report on school facilities construction program.
    24.     The development authority, in consultation with the State Treasurer, the financing authority, and the commissioner, shall biannually submit to the Governor, the Joint...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-24.1 Information submitted by the New Jersey Schools Development Authority.
    1.     Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, the New Jersey Schools Development Authority established pursuant to section 3 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-25 Appropriation of unexpended balance.
    25. Notwithstanding the provisions of the annual appropriations act to the contrary concerning the conditions on the appropriation and reappropriation of the balance in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-26 Rules, regulations.
    26. a. The commissioner shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-27 Development or financing authority property exempt from levy, sale.
    27.     All property of the development authority and the financing authority shall be exempt from levy and sale by virtue of an execution and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-28 Severability.
    28. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-29 Liberal construction.
    29. This act shall be construed liberally to effectuate the legislative intent and the purposes of this act as complete and independent authority for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-30 Annual appropriation from tobacco settlement.
    30. There shall be appropriated annually for the purposes of this act up to $100,000,000 from moneys made available to the State from tobacco companies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-31 Establishment of capital reserve account.
    57. a. Notwithstanding any provision of this act or any other law or regulation to the contrary, a board of education or a board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-32 "County Vocational School District Facilities Rehabilitation Fund."
    58. a. There is hereby created a special fund in the Department of Education which shall be entitled the "County Vocational School District Facilities Rehabilitation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-33 Process for prequalification of contractors.
    59.     The development authority shall establish a process for the prequalification of contractors that desire to bid on school facilities projects. A contractor shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-34 Prequalification process, submission requirements.
    60. a. The prequalification process shall include a requirement that the contractor proposing to submit bids on a school facilities project submit a statement under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-35 Validity of contractor's prequalification classification.
    61. a. A contractor's prequalification classification shall be valid for 24 months. A contractor shall be reclassified after the 24-month period in order to remain...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-36 Mandatory uniform performance evaluation of contractors.
    62. a. A mandatory uniform performance evaluation shall be conducted on all school facilities projects undertaken by the development authority. The evaluation shall, at a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-37 Submission of sworn contractor certification; requirements.
    63. a. A prequalified contractor seeking to bid school facilities projects, and any subcontractors required to be named under P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-1 et al.) shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-38 Program to provide additional funding for apprenticeship programs.
    64. a. The Commissioner of Education, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, shall establish a program to provide additional funding for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-40 Prequalified contractors exempt from other prequalifying process.
    66. A contractor who has been prequalified as a bidder on school facilities projects in accordance with the process established by the development authority pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-41 Procedure for obtaining prequalified status; short-form application.
    68.      If a contractor on the effective date of this act has a current, valid classification from the Division of Property Management and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-41.1 Definitions relative to construction of school facilities projects; competition for contracts.
    1. a. As used in this section:      "affiliate" means any firm or person having an overt or covert relationship such that any one...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-42 Registration of apprentices.
    69.      All apprentices shall be registered through the approved federal Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training program.      L.2000,c.72,s.69.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-45 Conveyance of certain school buildings and land to New Jersey Schools Development Authority; conditions.
    14. a. In the event that the development authority funds 100% of the cost of the acquisition of land for the construction of a school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-46 Acquisition of land in SDA district; submission of land inventory.
    15.     If land is necessary to be acquired in connection with a school facilities project in an SDA district, the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-47 Approval of site plan in SDA district; procedure.
    16. a. Whenever the board of education of an SDA district submits to the New Jersey Schools Development Authority established pursuant to P.L.2007, c.137 (C.52:18A-235...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:7G-48 Projects in certain districts with prior approval; construction, financing under prior law.
    17.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.52:18A-235 et al.) to the contrary, a school facilities project of a district, other than an Abbott...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-1 Municipalities as separate school districts; exceptions
    Each municipality shall be a separate local school district except as otherwise provided in this chapter and except that each incorporated village shall remain a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-2 Certain new municipalities as type II districts
    Whenever a new municipality other than a city is created from parts of two or more municipalities, such municipality shall be a separate type II...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-3 First board of education; first elected board
    The first board of education of the new school district shall consist of nine persons, who are legal residents of the district possessing the qualifications...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-3.1 Assumption of indebtedness for money or property upon annexation
    When a municipality or a part thereof is annexed to another municipality and there is within the limits of the municipality or part thereof which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-3.2 Repayment of indebtedness paid by original district notwithstanding its assumption
    When the board of education of a school district situated in any municipality pays any portion of an indebtedness which existed at the time of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-3.3 Apportionment of school tax on annexation; action by commissioner
    When a municipality or part of a municipality has heretofore been annexed or shall be hereafter annexed to another municipality or municipalities and the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-4 Single school district in certain divided municipalities
    Whenever a municipality is divided into two or more municipalities, the school district shall continue as a single school district unless and until the same...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-5 Application for investigation of advisability of separate school districts in divided municipalities
    The governing body of any such municipality may, by resolution, apply to the county superintendent to make an investigation as to the advisability of constituting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-6 Report of county superintendent
    The county superintendent shall, within 30 days after such request, file with the governing bodies of all of such municipalities and the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-7 Amount of indebtedness to be assumed by proposed new district
    The amount of indebtedness so to be assumed shall be calculated on the basis of the proportion which the original cost of the buildings, grounds,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-8 Calculation of amount of indebtedness to be assumed
    In calculating the amount of indebtedness to be assumed, any indebtedness authorized for the purchase or improvement of land or the erection, alteration, repair or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-9 Petition by municipality for permission to submit question of separate school district
    The governing body of the applying municipality may, within 30 days after the filing of the report, petition the commissioner for permission to submit to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-10 Answer to petition by other municipalities and board of education
    The governing body of any other municipality in the school district and the board of education thereof shall, within 15 days after service of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-11 Contents of answer to petition
    In such answer said municipality may: a. Consent to the granting of the application; or b. Oppose the same because, if the same be granted--...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-12 Consideration of and hearing upon petition and answers by board of review
    Within 15 days after the filing of the answers to the petition, the commissioner of education shall submit the petition and answers to a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-13 Grant or denial of petition by board of review
    Within 60 days after the receipt of the petition and answers, the board of review shall, by a recorded roll call majority vote of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-14 Submission of question at special election
    If the application be granted, the county superintendent shall, within 30 days thereafter, fix a day, between the first day of April next ensuing and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-15 Notices, advertisements and conduct of election; certification of results
    The amount of indebtedness to be assumed by the proposed new district and the effect of such indebtedness upon the borrowing margin of the municipality...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-16 Effective date of creation of new district after adoption of question
    If the question is adopted at said election, the municipality initiating the proceeding shall be created a separate type II school district upon the beginning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-17 Name of new and remaining districts
    The name of the new district shall be the board of education of the (name of municipality) in the county of and the name of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-17.1 Board may adopt new title for district
    In any district composed of two or more municipalities one at least of which has changed its name, the board of education, by resolution passed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-18 Board of new district
    18A:8-18. The members of the board of education of the original district shall continue in office as members of such district until the creation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-19 Date of constitution of first boards of education of new and remaining districts
    The first boards of education of the new district and the remaining district shall be constituted as of the tenth day following the election.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-20 Powers, duties of first boards of education of new, remaining districts.
    18A:8-20. The first board of education of the new district and the first board of education of the remaining district shall each prepare and submit,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-21 Boards of education of new and remaining districts with elected members; powers, etc.
    The board of education of the new district, and the board of education of the remaining district, to which members are first elected shall not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-22 Title to school grounds, buildings and equipment; assumption and payment of indebtedness
    Upon the creation of the new district, title to all school grounds and buildings and the furnishings and equipment thereof situate therein shall vest in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-23 Books, documents and records of original district
    Upon the creation of the new district, all books, documents and records of the original school district shall be turned over to the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-24 Division of assets and liabilities of original district
    The county superintendent in a written report filed by him at the end of the school year preceding that in which the new district is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-25 Application of chapter
    The provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to all consolidated local school districts heretofore created.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-26 Name of consolidated district board
    The board of education of each consolidated district shall be called "The board of education of the of (here insert the name of the municipality...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-27 Adoption of different name for board
    If a shorter or different name for the board of education of a consolidated district, heretofore created, appears to be desirable to the board, another...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-28 Powers, duties and succession to property and obligations by board
    The board of education of each consolidated district shall be a body corporate and shall have all the powers and duties and be subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-29 Apportionment of membership of board
    The membership of the board shall, except as otherwise provided by this chapter, be apportioned by the county superintendent or county superintendents among the several...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-30 Apportionment of members of boards in unapportioned districts
    The membership of the board of any consolidated school district heretofore created, in which such membership has not been determined by apportionment, shall be selected...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-31 Number and annual election of members of boards; terms
    The board shall consist of nine members and the members shall serve for terms of three years and vacancies for the unexpired terms shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-32 Organization of board
    The board shall organize annually in the manner prescribed for other type II districts.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-33 Treasurer of school moneys.
    18A:8-33. The board may appoint a suitable person, except a member or employee of the board, as treasurer of school moneys and may fix his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-34 Principals, teachers and employees of constituent districts; tenure, etc.
    All principals, teachers and employees in the public schools of the consolidating school districts and of any regional district or districts abolished by the consolidation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-35 Supervision of consolidated districts
    The schools under each consolidated board of education shall be under the supervision of the county superintendent of the county including the constituent district or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-36 Appropriations authorized by majority of votes cast.
    18A:8-36. At any election in which an appropriation must be authorized, a majority of the total votes cast thereon in all of the territory of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-37 Apportionment; collection and payment of appropriations
    The amounts authorized to be raised for annual or special appropriations, or for interest, or for the redemption of bonds shall be certified by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-38 Certification of apportionment to county boards of taxation
    The county board of taxation making the apportionment shall certify to the other county board or boards of taxation the amounts apportioned to the constituent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-39 Continuation of certain consolidated school districts saved
    R.S. 18:5-18 is saved from repeal. [This act provides that certain school districts consolidated prior to October 19, 1903 shall continue to exist as a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-40 Continuation as liens of certain bonds issued, saved
    R.S. 18:5-19 is saved from repeal. [This act provides that bonds issued prior to October 19, 1903, for the erection of a grade or high...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-41 Repealers as to consolidated school districts saved
    L.1947, c. 86; p. 477, s. 29 is saved from repeal. [This act repeals certain preexisting statutes relating to consolidated school districts.]
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-42 Composition of regional school districts
    Each regional school district shall be composed as is provided in chapter 13 of this title.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-43 "Non-operating district" defined.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Non-operating district" means a school district that is not operating schools on the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-44 Elimination of non-operating district through merger.
    2. a. Except as otherwise provided in subsection b. of this section, the executive county superintendent of schools shall eliminate any non-operating district and merge...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-45 Apportioning of annual or special appropriations.
    3.     The annual or special appropriations for a new district established pursuant to section 2 of this act, excluding the amounts to be raised...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-46 Calculation of State aid.
    4.     Notwithstanding the provisions of P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) to the contrary, for the purposes of calculating State school aid, both the former...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-47 Board of education of newly-formed district; membership.
    5. a. If the district with which the non-operating district is merged is a Type II district without a board of school estimate, except as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-48 Eligibility of nonpublic school students for transportation.
    6.     In the event that nonpublic school students who reside in a municipality that comprises the new district were not eligible for pupil transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-49 Final audit of non-operating district's accounts.
    7. a. The board of education of the district with which the non-operating district is merged shall cause a final audit of the non-operating district's...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-50 Governing of new district.
    8.     Unless otherwise provided in this act, a new district formed pursuant to section 2 of this act shall be governed by the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-51 Construction of act.
    9.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit an executive county superintendent from including a former non-operating district in the consolidation plan...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-1 Classification of school districts
    18A:9-1. School districts shall be classified as type I and type II school districts, except that the State board may, by administrative order pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-2 Districts included in type I districts
    Type I districts shall include-- a. Every local school district hereafter established in a city, or in a municipality other than a city which shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-3 Districts included in type II districts
    Type II school districts shall include-- a. Local school districts as follows: 1. Every local school district hereafter established in a municipality other than a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-4 Type I districts; reclassification; resolution or petition for submission; frequency.
    18A:9-4. The question of the acceptance of section 18A:9-2 of this title, in any local school district governed by section 18A:9-3 of this title, except...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-5 Type I districts; submission of reclassification question; frequency.
    18A:9-5. The clerk of the municipality shall in either case cause said question to be submitted at the next municipal or general election which will...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-6 Type II districts; reclassification; resolution or petition; submission; frequency.
    18A:9-6. Except as provided below, if the board of education of a type II local school district shall so determine by resolution, or if a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-7 Vote for adoption of question
    If a majority of the votes cast for and against the adoption of the question are cast for the adoption of the question, the district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-8 Type I districts; effective date of change
    If the voters of the district shall so elect that the district shall become a type I district, the district shall be governed by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-9 Type II districts; effective date of change
    If the voters of the district shall so elect that the district shall become a type II district, it shall thereafter be governed by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-10 Electing additional board members.
    18A:9-10. If the membership of the board in any such district so becoming a type II district is less than nine, it shall be increased...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:9-11 Type II districts; terms of additional board members
    The terms of the members so to be elected shall be so arranged by the members of the board holding over that as soon as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-1 Conduct of districts
    18A:10-1. The schools of each school district shall be conducted, by and under the supervision of a board of education, which shall be a body...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-2 Name
    Each board of education of a local district shall be known as the board of education of (naming the municipality) in the county of and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-3 Annual organization.
    18A:10-3. Each board of education shall organize annually at a regular meeting held not later than at 8 p.m. at which time new members shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-4 Secretary to give notice of meeting
    It shall be the duty of the secretary of the board to give notice of the first regular meeting accordingly.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-5 Organization meeting as business meeting
    The organization meeting shall constitute a regular meeting of the board for the transaction of business.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-6 Board meetings public; frequency; hours of commencement; adjournment, etc., for lack of quorum
    All board meetings shall be public and each board shall hold a meeting at least once every two months during the period in which the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:10-7 Semiannual meetings of boards in county
    The boards of education of each county shall meet together semiannually at times and places fixed by the county superintendent.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-1 General mandatory powers and duties
    The board shall-- a. Adopt an official seal; b. Enforce the rules of the state board; c. Make, amend and repeal rules, not inconsistent with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-2 Power to sue and be sued; reports; census of school children
    The board may-- a. Sue or be sued by its corporate name and likewise submit to arbitration and determination disputes and controversies in the manner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-3.1 Definitions relative to public school district participation in certain voluntary associations which oversee sports activities.
    1. a. As used in this section:      "CPI" means the average annual increase, expressed as a decimal, in the consumer price index for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-3.2 Findings, declarations relative to adapted athletic programs.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that high school athletics often serve an integral role in the development of students. In addition to providing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-3.3 Interscholastic adapted athletic programs.
    2.     The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, in consultation with the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, shall establish interscholastic athletic programs adapted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-3.4 Dissemination of certain information to student-athletes.
    1.     A school district or nonpublic school that participates in Statewide interscholastic sports programs sanctioned by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-4 Minutes of meetings of associations overseeing interscholastic sports programs; report
    The minutes of every meeting of any association functioning under this act which shall oversee activities associated with statewide interscholastic sports programs in this State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-5 Effective date of amendments to charter, constitution, bylaws, rules or regulations of association; disapproval of amendments
    Any amendment to the charter, constitution, bylaws, rules or regulations of the association shall be effective not less than 20 days after its submission to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-6 Liability of association, conference, employee
    Notwithstanding the provisions of P.L.1952, c. 335 (C. 2A:53A-1 et seq.), P.L.1973, c. 146 (C. 2A:15-5.1 et seq.) or any other law to the contrary,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-7 Findings, declarations relative to school dress codes
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that many educators believe that school dress can significantly influence pupil behavior and that schools that have adopted dress...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-8 Adoption of dress code policy for schools permitted
    2. a. A board of education may adopt a dress code policy to require that students wear a school uniform if the policy is requested...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-9 Prohibition of gang-related apparel.
    3. A board of education may adopt a dress code policy to prohibit students from wearing, while on school property, any type of clothing, apparel...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-10 Board of Education may receive property for awarding scholarships.
    2.     Any board of education may accept, receive, add to and hold in trust real or personal property, heretofore or hereafter acquired by inter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-12 Definitions relative to travel; travel policy; procedures; compliance.
    15. a. As used in this section:      (1)     "Travel expenditures" means those costs paid by the school district using local, State, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-13 Rules, regulations to effectuate the purposes of C.18A:55-3 et al.
    6.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the Commissioner of Education may adopt, immediately upon filing with the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-14 Findings, declarations relative to summer school tuition.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     School districts around the State are feeling the effects of the tough economic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:11-15 Tuition charge for certain summer courses; terms defined.
    2. a. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a board of education may charge tuition for a remedial or advanced course provided during...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-1 Qualifications.
    18A:12-1. Each member of any board of education shall be a citizen and resident of the district, or of such constituent district of a consolidated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-1.1 Ineligibility for appointment to paid office or position filled by board
    No member of a board of education shall, during the term for which he is elected or appointed, be eligible for appointment to any paid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-1.2 Criminal history background investigation for board of education members.
    5. a. Each member of any board of education, within 30 days of election or appointment to that board, shall undergo a criminal history background...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-2 Inconsistent interests or office prohibited
    No member of any board of education shall be interested directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the board, nor, in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-2.1 Oaths.
    18A:12-2.1. Each member of a board of education shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe:      (1)     An...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-2.2 False affirmation, disqualification, fourth degree crime.
    5.     Any member of a board of education who falsely affirms or declares that he is not disqualified as a voter pursuant to R.S.19:4-1,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-3 Cessation of membership.
    18A:12-3. Whenever a member of a local or regional board of education shall cease to be a bona fide resident of the district, or of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-4 Compensation of members
    A member of a board of education shall receive no compensation for his services.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-5 Application of subarticle
    The provisions of this subarticle shall apply to type I school districts.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-6 Boards; number of members
    The board shall consist of 5 or 7 members as provided by ordinance of the municipal governing body, except that it shall consist of 9...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-7 Boards; appointments; vacancies
    The boards of education shall be appointed by the mayor or other chief executive officer of the municipality constituting the district. Any vacancy occurring in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-8 When appointed; commencement of terms
    In districts, other than those in cities of the first class, the members of the board shall be appointed between April 1 and April 15...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-9 Terms of members of boards
    Of boards consisting of 5 members, one shall be appointed each year for a term of 5 years, of boards consisting of 9 members, 3...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-10 Application of subarticle
    The provisions of this subarticle shall apply to all type II school districts except as otherwise provided in this title for regional districts and except...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-11 Election and number of board members; terms
    The board of education shall consist of nine members, or it shall consist of three, five or seven members as, and if, it has been...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-11.1 New district may elect three, five, seven or nine members
    Whenever a new school district, except a regional school district, or a consolidated school district or a new district created under the terms of article...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-12 Increase or reduction in membership; resolution; submission of question
    If the board of any district shall determine by resolution that it is for the best interest of the schools that the membership of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-13 Membership increase
    18A:12-13. If at the election the question of increasing the membership of the board shall be adopted, the membership of the board shall be increased...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-14 Reduction of membership; reduced number of members
    If at the election the question of reducing the membership of the board shall be adopted, the members in office at the next annual school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-15 Filling vacancies
    18A:12-15. Vacancies in the membership of the board shall be filled as follows:      a. By the county superintendent, if the vacancy is caused...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-15.1 Terms of board members in certain districts.
    45. In the case of a school district in which the annual school election has been moved to November pursuant to subsection a. of section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-16 Application of subarticle
    The provisions of this subarticle shall apply to type II school districts in towns having a population of more than 10,000, in which the members...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-17 Appointments; terms; vacancies
    The mayor or other chief executive officer of the municipality shall, between April 1 and April 15 in each year, appoint one member of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-18 Resolution or petition for election of members; submission
    In every such district the question whether or not the members of the board shall thereafter be elected by the voters of the district at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-19 5-year terms
    18A:12-19. If at said election the question shall be adopted, the members of the board of education then in office shall continue in office until...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-19.1 Decrease of term; voter's decision
    1.      If the board of education of a school district organized pursuant to subarticle C of Article 4 of Chapter 12 of Title...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-19.2 Approval; succession
    If at the election the question shall be adopted, the members of the board of education then in office shall continue in office until the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-20 Indemnity of members of boards of education against cost of defense.
    18A:12-20. Whenever a civil, administrative, criminal or quasi-criminal action or other legal proceeding has been or shall be brought against any person for any act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-21 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "School Ethics Act." L.1991,c.393,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-22 Findings, declarations
    2. The Legislature find and declares: a. In our representative form of government it is essential that the conduct of members of local boards of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-23 Definitions
    3. For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: "Administrator" means any officer, other than a board member, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-23.1 Applicability of "School Ethics Act" to charter school administrators, trustees.
    1.     The provisions of the "School Ethics Act," P.L.1991, c.393 (C.18A:12-21 et seq.) shall apply to an administrator and a member of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-24 Conflicts of interest
    4. a. No school official or member of his immediate family shall have an interest in a business organization or engage in any business, transaction,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-24.1 Code of Ethics for School Board Members.
    5.     A school board member shall abide by the following Code of Ethics for School Board Members:      a.     I will uphold...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-25 Disclosure statements of employment, contracts or business with schools
    5. a. On a form to be prescribed by the commission and to be filed annually with the commission, each school official shall state: (1)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-26 Financial disclosure statement
    6. a. Each school official shall annually file a financial disclosure statement with the School Ethics Commission. All financial disclosure statements filed pursuant to this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-27 School Ethics Commission
    7. a. There is hereby established in the State Department of Education a commission to be known as the "School Ethics Commission." The commission shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-28 Staff appointments; duties; powers
    8. a. The commission may appoint professional employees and clerical staff and may incur expenses which are necessary to carry out the provisions of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-29 Complaint procedures.
    9. a. Any person, including a member of the commission, may file a complaint alleging a violation of the provisions of this act or the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-29.1 Appeal of determination of School Ethics Commission.
    3.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law or regulation to the contrary, any appeal of a determination of the School Ethics Commission shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-30 Imposition of sanctions
    10. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law or regulation to the contrary, the sanctions authorized by this act may be imposed on any school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-31 Advisory opinions
    11. A school official may request and obtain from the commission an advisory opinion as to whether any proposed activity or conduct would in its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-32 Jurisdiction preempted on pending matters
    12. The commission shall not process any complaint, issue a final ruling or issue any advisory opinion on a matter actually pending in any court...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-33 Training program; requirements.
    13. a. Each newly elected or appointed board member shall complete during the first year of the member's first term a training program to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:12-34 Rules, regulations
    14. The State Board of Education may promulgate regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedures Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), to effectuate the purposes of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-1 Application of chapter; government of regional districts
    The provisions of this chapter shall apply to regional school districts and to all former union graded schools and the affairs of such districts shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-2 Types of regional districts
    Regional school districts shall be of two types: a. "all purpose regional districts" organized for all the school purposes of the municipalities included within such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-3 Constituent municipalities as constituent districts
    In every all purpose regional district the constituent municipalities of the regional district shall be construed to be the constituent districts of the regional district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-4 Supervision by county superintendent
    Each regional school district shall be under the supervision of the county superintendent of the county in which the constituent districts having the greatest amount...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-5 Conduct of regional district elections, votes required
    18A:13-5. Elections in regional districts shall be conducted as in other local districts except that in any such elections, unless otherwise provided by this Title,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-6 Body corporate and corporate title
    Each board of education of a regional district shall be a body corporate and shall be known as "the board of education of the regional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-7 Regional board members
    A member of a regional board of education shall be for at least one year a resident of the constituent district of the regional district,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-8 Boards of education of regional districts; membership; apportionment.
    18A:13-8. The board of education of a regional district shall consist of nine members unless it consists of more than nine constituent districts, in which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-9 Reapportionment of membership
    Each apportionment shall continue in effect unless and until a reapportionment shall become necessary by reason of the official promulgation of the next Federal census...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-9.1 Special election of members of board after Federal decennial census; resolution
    Whenever the board of education of a regional district shall, following the taking of a Federal decennial census and the issuance of preliminary populations of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-9.2 Special election
    In the event that such a resolution is adopted and approved, the terms of the present members of the regional board whose terms would terminate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-10 Annual elections.
    18A:13-10. The board of education of each regional district shall provide for the holding, in accordance with the provisions of P.L.1995, c.278 (C.19:60-1 et al.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-11 Vacancies in membership of board; filling
    Vacancies in the membership of the board shall be filled from the constituent districts represented by the former incumbents in the same manner as vacancies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-12 Election of officers.
    18A:13-12. The board shall hold a regular meeting forthwith after its first appointment, and annually thereafter on any day of the first or second week...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-13 Appointment of secretary.
    18A:13-13. The board shall appoint a secretary who may or may not be a member of the board, for the term of one year beginning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-14 Treasurer of school moneys; appointment; term; bond.
    18A:13-14. The board may appoint a treasurer of school moneys who shall not be a member or employee of the board and it shall fix...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-15 Acquisition of lands without districts
    The board of education of any regional school district may from time to time acquire for school purposes, by purchase, condemnation or otherwise, lands or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-16 Special police services; contracts with municipalities
    The board of education of any regional district may contract with the municipality in which any of its regional schools are located for such special...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-17 Submission of budget; other questions to voters; adherence to procedures.
    18A:13-17. a. The regional board of education shall, at each annual April school election, submit to the voters of the regional district the amount of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-19 Procedure following school budget rejection.
    18A:13-19. If the voters reject any of the items submitted at the annual April school election, within two days thereafter the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-20 Determination, certification of amount by commissioner
    18A:13-20. Should said governing bodies fail to so certify or fail to agree and certify different amounts for said purposes, then the commissioner shall determine...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-21 Inclusion of amounts certified in tax
    The amount or amounts so certified by all of said governing bodies or by the commissioner, as the case may be, shall be apportioned among...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-23 Apportionment of appropriations.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-23.3 Modification of apportionment of appropriations
    5. A regional district may modify the manner in which the amounts to be raised for annual or special appropriations for the district, including the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-24 Appropriations; certification; apportionment; assessment and collection among constituent districts
    The amounts to be raised for annual or special appropriations and for interest upon, and the redemption of, bonds for regional districts shall be certified...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-26 Authorization; issuance; maturities, sales and lien of bonds
    Bonds or notes of a regional school district shall be issued in the corporate name of the district, and shall be authorized and issued, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-27 Newly created regional districts; issuance of temporary bonds or notes for current expenses; submission to voters, etc.
    Whenever the boards of education of all local school districts proposing to create a regional district shall determine by identical resolutions that it is desirable,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-28 Authorization of bonds upon formation of regional district
    The board of education of each local district proposing to create or to join in the creation of the regional district or the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-29 Issuance of bonds of constituent district by all purpose regional district
    If in any consolidated district, or local district comprising two or more municipalities, which is comprised in an all purpose regional district, the issuance of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-30 Issuance of bonds for acquisition of lands to include buildings, equipment, etc.
    Every resolution, proposition, question or proposal heretofore or hereafter adopted by the legal voters of: 1. Any regional district then in existence, or 2. Each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-31 Authority to purchase and sell property of constituent district
    Whenever at an election held to create or enlarge a regional district and at that or a subsequent election a resolution for the purchase of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-32 Application of proceeds of sale of property
    The board of education of each constituent district from which any purchase of real property is made pursuant to section 18A:13-31 may expend all or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-33 Additional purposes; referendum
    Whenever the board of education of a regional district and the commissioner or his representative, shall, after consultation, study and investigation, determine that it is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-34 Creation of regional school district, apportionment of appropriations
    18A:13-34. If the boards of education of two or more local districts, or the board of education of a consolidated district, or of a district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-34.2 Impact assessment
    6. The Department of Education shall provide to the board of education of a school district proposing to join or create a regional school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-35 Certification and determination of the result of referendum to create regional district
    The secretary of each local district, so proposed to be included in the proposed regional district, shall certify to the county superintendent of the county,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-36 Apportionment of membership of board of newly created regional district
    The county superintendent or county superintendents of any county or counties, in which such newly created regional district is situate, shall calculate and apportion the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-37 First board of education; appointment
    The county superintendent of each county in which there is located any constituent district of a newly created regional district shall appoint from among the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-38 Allocation of terms for first elective board
    The county superintendent or county superintendents appointing the first board of education of a regional district shall allocate the initial elective terms for the first...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-39 Election of first members to board
    The first elected members of the board of a newly created regional district shall be elected at the annual election to be held in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-40 General powers and duties of board of newly created regional districts.
    18A:13-40. The board of education of a newly created regional district may, prior to taking charge and control of the educational facilities of the regional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-41 Taking charge and control of educational facilities of schools in newly created regional districts
    A regional board of education of a newly created regional district shall take charge and control of the educational facilities of the constituent districts in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-42 Pension and tenure rights; certain teachers transferred to regional districts; preserved
    Whenever a regional district has been created subsequent to April 1, 1951, or shall hereafter be created, for high school or junior high school education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-43 Enlargement of regional districts; referendum
    If the board of education of a regional district and the board or boards of education of one or more local districts, and the commissioner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-44 Certification of results of election for enlargement of regional district
    The secretary of the regional district and of each local district, which is included in the proposal to enlarge the regional district, shall certify to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-45 Corporate existence and name; assumption of indebtedness
    The corporate existence of an enlarged regional district shall be continued without interruption from the date of its original creation notwithstanding its enlargement and its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-46 Enlargement of regional districts; new board members; reapportionment.
    18A:13-46. The executive county superintendent of the county in which any new constituent district of an enlarged regional district shall be situate shall, not later...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-47 Enlarged regional districts; educational facilities; powers of board
    The regional board of education of an enlarged regional district shall not take charge and control of the educational facilities, being provided for pupils in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-48 Dissolution of local districts; original boards to function until taking over of schools
    Whenever any local district has joined or shall join in a. Creating or enlarging an all purpose regional district, or b. The formation of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-49 Principals, teachers and employees transferred
    All principals, teachers and employees in the employ of any dissolving local district shall be transferred to and continue in their respective employments in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-50 Transfers; funds; personal property, books, etc., obligations of indebtedness.
    18A:13-50. Upon the dissolution of any local district the officer having custody of the funds of such district shall deliver all of the funds of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-51 Investigation as to advisability of withdrawal, dissolution; application; procedures
    1. The board of education of any local school district constituting part of a limited purpose regional school district or the governing body of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-52 Report; feasibility study.
    2.     The executive county superintendent shall, within 60 days after such request, file with the governing bodies of the municipalities constituting the regional district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-53 Calculation of amount of indebtedness to be assumed
    3. The county superintendent shall calculate the amount of indebtedness relating to buildings, grounds, furnishings, equipment and additions thereto so to be assumed on the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-54 Petition for permission to submit to voters for approval of withdrawal, dissolution; proof of service
    4. The municipal governing body or the board of education of the withdrawing district or the municipal governing body and the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-55 Answer; filing; contents
    The governing body of any municipality constituting a constituent district or the board of education of any such constituent district and the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-56 Submission of petition and answers to board of review; findings and determination of board
    6. Within 15 days after the filing of the answers to the petition, the Commissioner of Education shall submit the petition and answers to a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-57 Fixing date of election
    7. If the application be granted, the county superintendent shall, after conferring with the boards of education of the constituent districts, fix a day and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-58 Statement of indebtedness to be assumed in notices and advertisements; conduct of election; certification of results
    8. The amount of indebtedness to be assumed by the withdrawing district or by each of the constituent districts in the event of a dissolution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-59 Effective date of withdrawal, dissolution; votes for adoption
    9. If the question is adopted at said elections, the withdrawal of the district or the dissolution of the regional district shall become effective upon...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-60 Continuance in office of board members until withdrawal, dissolution; reapportionment of vacancies
    10. The members of the board of education of the regional district shall continue in office until the withdrawal of the district or the dissolution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-61 Taking title to and control of grounds, buildings and furnishings by districts; assumption of indebtedness
    11. The withdrawing district and the remaining districts, or each constituent district in the event of a dissolution, shall take title to and control of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-61.1 Withdrawal from certain limited purpose regional school district
    1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a district which receives approval to withdraw from a limited purpose regional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-61.2 "Equity interest" defined; calculation
    2. a. As used in section 1 of this act,"equity interest" means the excess in value between the assets to be acquired by the withdrawing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-62 Division of assets and liabilities in event of withdrawal, dissolution
    12. The county superintendent in a written report filed by him at the end of the school year preceding that in which the withdrawal or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-63 Dissolution of limited purpose regional school district; withdrawal of local districts; separate local school district
    13. If in the event of a withdrawal from the regional district as a result of the foregoing procedures a limited purpose regional school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-64 Positions, rights and benefits of regional, constituent district employees continued
    14. All employees of the regional district shall continue in their respective positions in the withdrawing district, or in each of the constituent districts in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-65 Inapplicability of act to rights of bondholders
    Nothing contained herein shall in any way affect the rights of holders of any bonds issued by any school district or municipality effected pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-66 Investigation of advisability of withdrawal
    The governing body of any municipality constituting a part of an all purpose regional district may, by resolution, apply to the county superintendent of schools...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-67 Report on assets, operating expenses
    The county superintendent shall, within 60 days after the request, file with the governing bodies of the municipalities constituting the all purpose regional district and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-68 Amount indebtedness bears to replacement cost
    The county superintendent shall calculate the amount of indebtedness to be assumed on the basis of the proportion which the replacement cost of the buildings,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-69 Petition
    The governing body of the withdrawing municipality may, within 30 days after the filing of the report by the county superintendent, petition the commissioner for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-70 Answer to petition
    The governing body of any constituent municipality of the all purpose regional district and the board of education of the all purpose regional district shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-71 Answers, petition to board of review; granting, denial
    Within 15 days after the filing of the answers to the petition, the Commissioner of Education shall submit the petition and answers to a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-72 Special school election
    If the application is granted, the county superintendent shall, after conferring with the governing bodies of the constituent municipalities of the regional district, fix a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-73 Amount, effect of indebtedness to be stated
    The amount of indebtedness to be assumed by the withdrawing municipality and the effect of the indebtedness upon the borrowing margin of the municipality and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-74 Withdrawal of municipality
    If the question is adopted at the special school election, the withdrawal of the municipality initiating the proceeding shall become effective and the municipality shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-75 Board of education
    The members of the board of education of the all purpose regional district shall continue in office until the withdrawal of the municipality becomes effective....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-76 First board of education
    The members of the regional board who reside in the withdrawing municipality shall be members of the first board of education of the new district....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-77 Title to school grounds, etc.; assumption of indebtedness
    The new district and the all purpose regional district shall take title to and control of all school grounds and buildings, and the furnishings and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-78 Division of assets, liabilities
    The county superintendent in a written report filed by him at the end of the school year preceding that in which the withdrawal becomes effective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-79 Dissolution of all purpose regional district
    If as a result of the foregoing procedures an all purpose regional district is left with only one constituent municipality, the all purpose regional district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-80 Employees continued; benefits preserved
    All employees of the all purpose regional district shall continue in their respective positions in the new district and all of their rights of tenure,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:13-81 Bondholders unaffected
    Nothing contained herein shall in any way affect the rights of holders of any bonds issued by any district or municipality affected by this act.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:15-1 President and vice president; election or failure to elect
    At its first regular meeting each board shall organize by electing one of its members as president and another as vice president, who shall serve...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:15-2 Removal of president or vice president; vacancies
    A president or vice president of a board of education who shall refuse to perform a duty imposed upon him by this law may be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1 Officers and employees in general
    Each board of education, subject to the provisions of this title and of any other law, shall employ and may dismiss a secretary or a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.1 May appoint temporary officers and employees
    In each district the board of education may designate some person to act in place of any officer or employee during the absence, disability or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.1a Filling of vacant teaching position; time limit.
    1.     A vacant teaching position shall not be filled in any school year by one or more individuals holding a substitute credential issued by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.1b Time limit for substitute teacher working in area authorized by credentials.
    1. a. A vacant teaching position shall not be filled in any school year by one or more individuals employed as substitute teachers and holding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.1c Limit on time for substitute teacher working in area not authorized by credentials.
    2.     A vacant teaching position shall not be filled in any school year by one or more individuals employed as substitute teachers and holding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.1d Limit of time for substitute teacher holding standard instructional certificate.
    3.     A vacant teaching position shall not be filled in any school year by one or more individuals employed as substitute teachers and holding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.2 Delegation of powers of business manager in district having no business manager
    Any board of a district, which has no business manager, may delegate, to any appropriate officer employed by the board, the powers vested in a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.3 Dismissal of nontenured, certificated employee for cause, notice to State board.
    1.     A board of education shall notify the State Board of Examiners whenever a non-tenured, certificated employee is dismissed prior to the end of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.4 Removal from list.
    2.     Upon application to the State Board of Examiners, a person's name shall be removed from the list provided that his name has been...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-1.5 Employee rights unaffected.
    3.     Nothing herein shall limit the rights of employees to pursue any remedy permitted by law.      L.1999,c.301,s.3.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-2 Physical examinations; drug testing; requirements
    18A:16-2. a. Every board of education may require its employees and shall require any candidate for employment who has received a conditional offer of employment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-3 Character of examinations
    Any such examination may be made by a physician or institution designated by the board, in which case the cost thereof and of all laboratory...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-4 Sick leave; dismissal
    If the result of any such examination indicates mental abnormality or communicable disease, the employee shall be ineligible for further service until proof of recovery,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-5 Records of examinations
    All records and reports relating to any such examination shall be the property of the board and shall be filed with its medical inspector as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-6 Indemnity of officers and employees against action, proceeding; exceptions.
    18A:16-6. Whenever any civil or administrative action or other legal proceeding has been or shall be brought against any person holding any office, position or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-6.1 Indemnity of officers and employees in certain criminal, quasi-criminal actions.
    18A:16-6.1. Should any criminal or quasi-criminal action be instituted against any such person for any such act or omission and should such proceeding be dismissed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-7 Salaries in first-class cities; payment
    The salaries of all persons, other than teachers and instructors, employed in any school district, which comprises a city of the first class, shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-8 Salary deductions for government bonds
    Salary deductions for government bonds. Whenever one or more of the persons employed by a board of education shall agree, in writing, to participate in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-9 Responsibility of board
    No board of education shall be under any liability or responsibility in connection with any such plan except to show that the payments have been...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-11 Compensation of de facto officer or employee
    A person who holds de facto any office, position or employment in a school district and who performs the duties thereof shall be entitled to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-12 Definitions relative to group insurance.
    1.     As used in this act:      a.     "Dependents" means an employee's spouse and the employee's unmarried children, including stepchildren, legally adopted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-13 Entering into group life, hospitalization, health and accident insurance contracts
    2. Any local board of education may directly or indirectly through a trust fund or otherwise enter into contracts of group life, accidental death and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-13.1 Provision of group insurance, certain, by board of education for employees, dependents.
    9.     A board of education may provide contributory or non-contributory group health insurance or group term life insurance, or both, for employees or their...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-14 Exclusions from eligibility
    The contract shall exclude from eligibility: a. Employees and dependents, active or retired, who are otherwise eligible for coverage but who, although they meet the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-15 Limitations, exclusions to avoid duplication of benefits
    Any contract or contracts permitted under this act shall contain limitations, exclusions or exceptions so as to avoid duplication of benefits or services otherwise available...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-16 Termination of coverage
    The coverage of any employee, and of his dependents, if any, shall cease upon the discontinuance of his employment or upon cessation of active full-time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-17 Premiums; payment by board of education.
    6. a. Any local board of education entering into a contract pursuant to this act is authorized to pay part or all of the premiums...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-17.1 Contributions by employees of a local board of education toward cost of health care benefits coverage.
    41. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, public employees, as specified herein, of a local board of education shall contribute,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-17.2 Negotiations for benefits as if full premium share included in prior contract.
    78.     A public employer and employees who are in negotiations for the next collective negotiations agreement to be executed after the employees in that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-18 Coverage after retirement
    The continuance of coverage after retirement of any employee shall be provided at such rates and under the conditions as shall be prescribed in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-19 Payment for coverage
    a. Except as otherwise prescribed by P.L. 1979, c. 391 (C. 18A:16-12 et seq.), retired employees shall be required to pay for the entire cost...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-19.1 Establishment of cafeteria plan for health benefits by board of education.
    44.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a board of education, or an agency or instrumentality thereof, may establish as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-20 Multiple coverage; summary of cost of each coverage to be furnished to board
    In the event an insurance company issues a group insurance policy to a local board of education which includes two or more of the coverages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-21 Copy of insurance contract to be filed with State Employees Health Benefits Commission
    It shall be the duty of the local board of education, entering into a contract pursuant to the provisions of this act, to file a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:16-22 Validation of contracts executed prior to act
    a. Contracts executed between a local board of education and an authorized insurer prior to the effective date of this act are hereby confirmed and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-1 Removal, etc., of secretaries, assistant secretaries, school business administrators and business managers during terms of office
    No secretary, assistant secretary, school business administrator or business manager of a board of education of any school district shall, during the term for which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-2 Tenure of secretaries, assistant secretaries, school business administrators, business managers and secretarial and clerical employees
    a. Any secretary, assistant secretary, school business administrator or business manager of a board of education of any school district who has or shall have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-3 Tenure of janitorial employees
    Every public school janitor of a school district shall, unless he is appointed for a fixed term, hold his office, position or employment under tenure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-4 Reduction in number of janitorial employees
    No board of education shall reduce the number of janitors, janitor engineers, custodians or janitorial employees in any district by reason of residence, age, sex,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-5 Appointment of secretary of board of education; terms; compensation; vacancy.
    18A:17-5. Each secretary shall be appointed by the board, by a recorded roll call majority vote of its full membership, for a term to expire...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-6 Bond of secretary.
    18A:17-6. The secretary shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, give bond to the board, not less than $2,000.00, in an amount and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-7 Notices, minutes, special meetings
    18A:17-7. The secretary shall give notice of all regular or special meetings of the board to the members thereof and record the minutes of all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-8 Duties of secretary as general accountant of board.
    18A:17-8. The secretary shall be the general accountant of the board and he shall:      a.     Collect and in a district which does...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-9 Monthly reconciliation of bank account statements; report by secretary.
    18A:17-9. The chief school administrator or board designee other than the secretary shall prepare the monthly reconciliation of bank account statements and in conjunction with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-9.1 Board secretary to receive, hold moneys in certain districts.
    1.     In a school district which does not have a treasurer of school moneys, the board secretary shall receive and hold in trust all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-9.2 Board secretary to keep records in certain districts.
    2.     In a school district which does not have a treasurer of school moneys, the board secretary shall keep a record of the sums...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-10 Secretary; annual report
    The secretary shall, at the close of each fiscal year, present to the board a detailed report of its financial transactions during such year and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-11 Secretary; taking oaths
    The secretary may, without charge, administer oaths, in relation to the school matters of the district in which he is employed.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-12 Secretary; annual financial report to commissioner
    The secretary shall, on or before August 1 of each year, report to the commissioner the amount of interest bearing school debt, if any, of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-12.1 Secretary; retirement on pension; amount
    The board of education of any school district may by resolution provide for the retirement on pension of a secretary of the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-12.2 Secretary; pension funds
    Funds for any pension granted by the board of education pursuant to this act shall be provided in the same manner as other expenses for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-13 Assistant and acting secretaries; appointment, powers and duties
    The board may, by a recorded roll call majority vote of its full membership appoint an assistant secretary who may be chosen from among its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-14 Clerks in secretary's office
    In type I districts, the secretary may appoint clerks in his office to such number and at such salaries as shall be determined by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-14.1 Appointment of school business administrator; duties; subcontracting; tenure acquisition.
    18A:17-14.1. A board or the boards of two or more districts may, under rules and regulations prescribed by the State board, appoint a school business...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-14.2 Qualifications
    The appointee shall be a suitable person who holds an appropriate certificate as prescribed by the state board. He shall be considered a member of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-14.3 Secretary or business manager appointed school administrator; tenure
    Any person who has acquired, or shall hereafter acquire tenure as a secretary or business manager under any board, and who shall be appointed a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-14.4 Compliance with requirements for income tax on compensation of administrators.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-15 Appointment of superintendents; terms; apportionment of expense
    18A:17-15. The board of education of a Type I district and of any Type II district, now having or hereafter authorized to have a superintendent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-15.1 Required provision of superintendent's employment contract.
    7.     An employment contract entered into between a board of education and a superintendent of schools shall include a provision that explicitly states that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-16 Appointment and removal of assistant superintendents
    The board or boards of education of any school district or school districts having a superintendent of schools may, upon nomination of the superintendent, by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-17 Certificate required
    No person shall be appointed, or act as, or perform the duties of, superintendent or assistant superintendent of schools, unless he holds an appropriate certificate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-18 Full time required of superintendents; when
    The superintendent of schools shall, when so required by the board or boards of education of the district or districts employing him, devote himself exclusively...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-19 Salaries
    The board or boards of education employing a superintendent or assistant superintendent of schools shall fix the salaries of the superintendent and assistant superintendent of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20 Superintendent; general powers and duties
    18A:17-20. a. Any superintendent of schools, who has acquired tenure in the position of superintendent as of the effective date of P.L.1991, c.267 (C.18A:17-20.1 et...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20.1 Reappointment of superintendent.
    4.     At the conclusion of the term of the initial contract or of any subsequent contract as hereinafter provided, the superintendent shall be deemed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20.2a Required actions relative to early termination of superintendent's employment contract.
    6. a. Prior to a board of education entering an agreement for an early termination of an employment contract entered into with its superintendent of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20.3 Evaluation of superintendent's performance
    6. a. Every local board of education having a superintendent shall evaluate the performance of the superintendent at least once a year. Each evaluation shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20.4 Tenure rights not affected
    8. Nothing in this section or in this act shall affect any tenure rights which shall have already accrued to any superintendent prior to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-20.5 Appointment of administrative principal
    9. In any district not having a superintendent of schools, the board of education shall appoint an administrative principal for the district. In a district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-21 Annual report to commissioner
    Each superintendent of schools shall render to the commissioner and to the county superintendent of schools having jurisdiction over the district a report of such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-22 Assistant superintendent; duties
    Each assistant superintendent of schools shall perform such duties as shall be prescribed by the superintendent of schools with the approval of the board or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-23 Suspension of assistant superintendent
    Any assistant superintendent of schools may be suspended by the superintendent of schools in the manner provided by section 18A:25-6.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24 Clerks in superintendent's office
    The superintendent of schools may appoint, and subject to the provisions of article 1 of this chapter may remove, clerks in his office but the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.1 Sharing of superintendent, school business administrator; procedure
    4. The boards of education of two or more school districts may share a superintendent or a school business administrator, or both. A shared superintendent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.2 Contract for sharing superintendent, school business administrator
    5. Any boards obtaining the approval of the Commissioner of Education may contract with one another for the sharing of a superintendent or school business...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.3 Appointment of shared superintendent, school business administrator; terms
    6. The boards of education may, by contract, appoint a shared superintendent or school business administrator for a term of not less than three nor...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.4 Grounds for dismissal of shared superintendent, school business administrator
    7. During the term of any employment contract with the board, a shared superintendent or school business administrator shall not be dismissed or reduced in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.5 Position of shared superintendent, business administrator not tenurable
    8. The position of shared superintendent or shared business administrator shall not be a tenurable position. If two or more boards of education appoint an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.6 Determination of initial terms, conditions of employment contract
    9. The initial terms and conditions of the employment contract between the boards and the superintendent or school business administrator shall be determined by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.7 Individual evaluation of shared superintendent, school business administrator
    10. Each district shall ensure that the shared superintendent or school business administrator is evaluated individually in that district, in accordance with statute and regulation....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.8 Mediation of contract disputes
    11. The county superintendent or superintendents if the districts are in different counties shall serve as a mediator for any disputes arising over the interpretation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-24.9 Law supersedes "Interlocal Services Act".
    12. The provisions of P.L.1996, c.111 (C.18A:17-24.1 et al.) shall govern the sharing of a superintendent or school business administrator by two or more boards...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-25 Appointment; salary; removal
    A business manager may be appointed in any type I school district, and subject to the provisions of article 1 of this chapter, may be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-26 Bond of business manager
    The business manager shall, before entering upon the duties of office, give bond to the board for the faithful discharge of his duties in such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-27 Attendance upon meetings of the board
    The business manager shall have a seat on the board and the right to speak on all matters relating to his department but he shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-28 Duties of business manager
    The business manager shall: a. Have charge and care of the public school buildings and other property belonging to the district and the repair and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-29 Appointment of clerks
    The business manager may appoint and remove clerks in his office to the number and at such salaries as shall be determined by the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-30 Business assistants; appointments, etc.
    The board of education in every type II school district which has a board of school estimate may employ and dismiss a business assistant, fix...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-31 Treasurer of school moneys.
    18A:17-31. The board may appoint any suitable person except a member or employee of the board, with a term of office fixed by the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-32 Bond of treasurer
    If the treasurer is an officer of the municipality constituting the district, and the bond given by him for the faithful performance of his duties...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-33 Compensation
    The treasurer shall receive from the board of education such compensation as the board shall determine.      L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1981, c. 174,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-34 Receipt and disposition of moneys.
    18A:17-34. In a district which appoints a treasurer of school moneys, the treasurer shall receive and hold in trust all school moneys belonging to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-35 Records of receipts and payments
    The treasurer shall keep a record of the sums received and paid out by him in books provided for that purpose and kept in accordance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-36 Accounting; monthly and annual reports
    The treasurer shall render to the board monthly, and at such other times as shall be requested by the board, reports giving a detailed account...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-41 Rules and regulations governing janitorial employees
    The board of education of every district shall make such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with this title, as may be necessary for the employment,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-42 Preamble; purpose of article
    The legislature finds that the safety and welfare of the public school students of this state while attending sessions of the public schools is a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-43 Employment of law enforcement officers
    (a) The commissioner may, in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this article and upon a finding of need therefor, authorize any board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-43.1 Training course required for service as safe schools resource officer, liaison to law enforcement.
    3. a. Following the development of the training course pursuant to subsection a. of section 2 of P.L.2005, c.276 (C.52:17B-71.8) or 180 days following the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-45 Rules and regulations to be established by commissioner
    The commissioner shall issue and promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary and appropriate to carry out the provisions of this article.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-46 Reporting of certain acts by school employee; report; public hearing.
    1.     Any school employee observing or having direct knowledge from a participant or victim of an act of violence shall, in accordance with standards...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-47 Discharge of, or discrimination against, school employee who files report
    It shall be unlawful for any board of education to discharge or in any manner discriminate against a school employee as to his employment because...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-48 Annual report to Legislature.
    3.     The Commissioner of Education shall each year submit a report to the Education Committees of the Senate and General Assembly detailing the extent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-49 Definitions relative to public school facilities
    1.     As used in this act, "Buildings and grounds supervisor" means a person employed by a school district who performs administrative and supervisory duties...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-50 Conditions of employing building and grounds supervisor
    2.     Commencing September 1, 2002, no person shall be employed by a board of education of a school district as a buildings and grounds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-51 Applicant to provide certification documentation.
    3.     A board of education shall require any applicant for a permanent position as a buildings and grounds supervisor to provide documentation that he...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-52 Rules, regulations
    4.     The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the rules and regulations necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-53 Issuance of authorization to serve as educational facilities manager.
    2. a. The Department of Education shall issue an authorization to serve as an educational facilities manager to an applicant who meets the criteria of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17-54 Application for renewal of authorization.
    3. a. A certified educational facilities manager shall apply to the Department of Education for renewal of the authorization issued pursuant to section 2 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-1 Districts in cities of first class over 325,000; unit control organizational structure; executive superintendent; appointment; term; compensation
    Districts in cities of the first class with a population over 325,000 shall have a unit control organizational structure. The board of education shall appoint,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-2 Executive superintendent; qualifications
    No person shall be appointed, or act as, or perform the duties of, executive superintendent, unless he holds an appropriate certificate as prescribed by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-3 Executive superintendent; duties and powers
    The executive superintendent shall be the chief executive officer and administrator of the district. Pursuant to rules and regulations established by the board of education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-4 Abolishment of certain positions; performance of duties and powers by executive superintendent
    The positions of superintendent of schools, assistant superintendents of schools, school business administrator, school business manager, secretary to the board of education and assistant secretary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-5 Officers and employees, professional and nonprofessional; employment, transfer and removal
    All officers and employees, professional and nonprofessional, shall be employed, transferred and removed as provided below. a. The executive superintendent may appoint, transfer, pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-6 Delegation of powers and duties
    The executive superintendent may delegate to subordinate officers or employees in the district such of his powers and duties as he may deem desirable to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-7 Board of education; retention of powers and responsibilities
    Except as otherwise provided in this act, the board of education in districts in cities of the first class with a population over 325,000 shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-8 Tenured person in abolished position; continuance of employment; duties
    Subject to the provisions of section 12 of this act, any person serving under tenure as an assistant superintendent, secretary to the board of education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-9 Auditor general; appointment; duties
    In districts in cities of the first class with a population over 325,000 the commissioner shall appoint an auditor general, who, subject to the rules...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-10 Auditor general; reports; quarters; costs of office
    The auditor general shall report directly to the commissioner but he shall keep the board of education and the executive superintendent fully informed of his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:17A-11 Comprehensive report by commissioner
    The commissioner shall, 2 years after the effective date of this act, make a comprehensive report to the Governor and the Legislature assessing the effectiveness...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-1 Short title; citation
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Public School Contracts Law." L.1977, c. 114, s. 1, eff. June 2, 1977.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-2 Definitions.
    18A:18A-2. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates:      a.     "Board of education" means and includes the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-3 Bid threshold.
    a.     When the cost or price of any contract awarded by the purchasing agent in the aggregate, does not exceed in a contract year...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-3.1 Private driver education schools
    Boards of education may enter into contracts with private driver education schools for the purpose of providing driver education courses to students on an individual...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-3.2 Group legal insurance.
    1.     Any school district, hereinafter referred to as an employer, may enter into contracts of group legal insurance with an insurer authorized, pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-3.4 Employment payment for retirees
    In providing for the continuance of coverage after retirement of employees and their dependents as authorized by section 2 of this act and notwithstanding any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4 Contract awarded by board of education resolution; disqualification conditions
    18A:18A-4. a. Every contract for the provision or performance of any goods or services, the cost of which in the aggregate exceeds the bid threshold,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.1 Use of competitive contracting by boards of education; purposes.
    45.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, competitive contracting may be used by boards of education in lieu...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.2 Five-year contract term limit; exceptions.
    46.     Unless an exception is provided for under N.J.S.18A:18A-42 permitting a longer contract duration, contracts awarded pursuant to section 49 of P.L.1999, c.440 (C.18A:18A-4.5)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.3 Competitive contracting initiated by board of education resolution; process administration.
    47. a. In order to initiate competitive contracting, the board of education shall pass a resolution authorizing the use of competitive contracting each time specialized...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.4 Request for proposals; documentation; provisions.
    48.     The competitive contracting process shall utilize a request for proposals documentation in accordance with the following provisions:      a.     The purchasing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.5 Competitive contracting proposal solicitation.
    49.     Competitive contracting proposals shall be solicited in the following manner:      a.     A notice of the availability of request for proposal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-4.6 Implementation of energy savings improvements program by board of education; definitions.
    1. a. (1) A board of education, as defined in N.J.S.18A:18A-2, may implement an energy savings improvement program in the manner provided by this section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-5 Exceptions to requirement for advertising.
    18A:18A-5. Exceptions to requirement for advertising. Any contract, the amount of which exceeds the bid threshold, shall be negotiated and awarded by the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-6 Standards for purchase of fresh milk; penalties; rules and regulations
    In purchases of fresh milk and as a condition thereof, the board of education shall require each vendor to agree in writing to purchase during...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-7 Emergency contracts.
    18A:18A-7. Emergency contracts. Any contract may be negotiated or awarded for a board of education without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor, notwithstanding that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-8 Contracts not to be divided.
    18A:18A-8. Contracts not to be divided. a. No contract in the aggregate which is single in character or which necessarily or by reason of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-8.1 Rules.
    56.     For the purpose of ensuring consistency between the "Local Public Contracts Law, " P.L.1971, c.198 (C.40A:11-1 et seq.), and the "Public School Contracts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-9 Periodic solicitation of bids.
    18A:18A-9. Periodic solicitation of bids. Every board of education shall, on an annual basis or at such lesser intervals to be fixed by it, solicit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-11 Joint purchases by districts, municipalities, counties; authority.
    18A:18A-11. Joint purchases by districts, municipalities, counties; authority. The boards of education of two or more districts may provide jointly by agreement for the provision...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-12 Contents of agreement.
    18A:18A-12. Contents of agreement. a. Such agreements shall be entered into by resolution adopted by each participating board of education, municipality or county and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-13 Purchases and contracts subject to law and rules and regulations.
    18A:18A-13. Purchases and contracts subject to law and rules and regulations. Such purchases and all contracts pertaining thereto shall be subject to all provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-14 Controversies or disputes; determination; appeal.
    18A:18A-14. Controversies or disputes; determination; appeal. In the event that any controversy or dispute shall arise among the parties (except a municipality or county) to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-14.1 Electronic data processing defined
    As used in this act "electronic data processing" means the storage, retrieval, combination or collation of items of information by means of electronic equipment involving...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-14.2 Contract or lease for electronic data processing for another school district; combination of records and information
    a. Any board of education may by contract or lease provide electronic data processing services for the board of education of another school district, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-14.3 Contract or lease; contents
    A contract or lease entered into pursuant to this act shall set forth the charge for all services provided, or in the case of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-14.4 Party to contract as agent
    For the purpose of carrying into execution a contract or lease for a joint enterprise under this act, any party to such contract may act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-15 Specifications generally.
    18A:18A-15. Specifications generally. Any specifications for the provision or performance of goods or services under this chapter shall be drafted in a manner to encourage...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-15.1 Payment from bequest, legacy or gift; conditions.
    64.     Goods or services, the payment for which utilizes only funds received by a board of education from a bequest, legacy or gift, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-16 Preparation and approval of plans and specifications for public schoolhouses
    18A:18A-16. All plans and specifications for the erection, alteration, improvement or repair of public school buildings shall be drawn by or under the supervision of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-16.1 Regulation, policy adoption, restriction
    1. The State Board of Education shall adopt no regulation or policy which requires as a condition for approval of plans and specifications for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-17 Facilities for handicapped persons
    Every board of education shall require that all plans and specifications for bids on any contract with the board for the construction, remodeling or renovation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-17.1 Commissioner of Education authorized to withhold State aid
    The Commissioner of Education is hereby authorized to withhold all or part of any State aid paid to any school district pursuant to chapter 58...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-18 Preparation of separate plans, specifications for certain construction work, goods and services; bidding; awarding of contracts.
    18A:18A-18. a. In the preparation of plans and specifications for the construction, alteration or repair of any building by a board of education, when the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-19 Number of working days specified
    All specifications for the doing of any work for a board of education shall fix the date before which the work shall be completed, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-20 American goods and products to be used where possible.
    18A:18A-20. American goods and products to be used where possible. Each board of education shall provide, in the specifications for all contracts for work for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-21 Advertisement for bids; bids; general requirements; notice of revisions.
    18A:18A-21. a. Except as provided in section 5 of P.L.1985, c.490 (C.18A:18A-55), all advertisements for bids shall be published in an official newspaper sufficiently in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-22 Rejection of bids.
    18A:18A-22. Rejection of bids. A board of education may reject all bids for any of the following reasons:      a.     The lowest bid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-23 Certificate of bidder showing ability to perform contract
    There may be required from any bidder submitting a bid on public work to any board of education, duly advertised for in accordance with law,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-24 Security to accompany bid; amount.
    18A:18A-24. Security to accompany bid; amount. There may be required from any person bidding on any contract, advertised in accordance with law, that the bid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-25 Guarantee certificate.
    18A:18A-25. Guarantee certificate. When a surety company bond is required in the advertisement or specifications for a contract, every board of education shall require from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-26 Classification of bidders as requisite to bidding
    Every board of education shall require that all persons proposing to bid on any contract requiring public advertisement for bids with the board for public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-27 Regulations for qualifications of prospective bidders.
    18A:18A-27. The State Treasurer may establish reasonable regulations appropriate for controlling the qualifications of prospective bidders upon contracts for public works, the entire cost whereof...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-27.1 Prequalification of certain persons performing school construction management services.
    1.     Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:18A-5 or any other section of law to the contrary, any person who performs construction management services for a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-28 Application for classification; fee
    Any person desiring such classification shall file with the department a statement under oath in response to a questionnaire, prepared and standardized for like classes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-29 Classification by classes; notice to applicants
    The department shall classify all such prospective bidders as to the character and amount of public work contracts on which they shall be qualified to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-30 Appeal from determination as to classification; hearings; change
    Any person, after being notified of his classification, being dissatisfied therewith or with the classification of another person or persons, may request in writing a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-31 Change in classification as affecting bids; review and reconsideration of classification
    Where there have been developments subsequent to the qualification and classification of a bidder which in the opinion of the board of education would affect...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-32 Bidders not submitting statements within one year ineligible to bid; affidavit of no change in status to accompany bid; reports as to performance, etc.
    No person shall be qualified to bid on any public work contract with the board of education, the entire cost whereof will exceed $20,000.00, who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-33 Penalties for false statements
    Any person who makes, or causes to be made, a false, deceptive or fraudulent statement in the questionnaire required to be submitted, or in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-36 Time for making awards, deposits returned.
    18A:18A-36. Time for making awards, deposits returned. a. The board of education shall award the contract or reject all bids within such time as may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-37 Award of purchases, contracts or agreements.
    18A:18A-37. Award of purchases, contracts or agreements. All contracts enumerated in this section shall be awarded as follows:      a.     For all contracts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-40 Form and execution of contracts and bonds.
    18A:18A-40. Form and execution of contracts and bonds. All contracts for the provision or performance of goods or services shall be in writing. The State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-40.1 Partial payments.
    1.     Any contract, the total price of which exceeds $100,000.00, entered into by a board of education involving the construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-40.2 Withholding, deposit of negotiable bearer bonds, notes
    Whenever any contract, the total price of which exceeds $100,000.00, entered into by a board of education for the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-40.3 Withholding of partial payments.
    3.     With respect to any contract entered into by a board of education pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1987, c.343 (C.18A:18A-40.1) for which the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-41 Liquidated damages; void provisions as to contractor's remedies
    18A:18A-41. Liquidated damages. Any contract made pursuant to chapter 18A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes may include liquidated damages for the violation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-42 Multiyear contracts.
    18A:18A-42. All contracts for the provision or performance of goods or services shall be awarded for a period not to exceed 24 consecutive months, except...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-43 Supervision of school building repairs
    Repairs of all school buildings shall be supervised by the business manager of the district, if there be one, as provided by N.J.S. 18A:17-28, but...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-44 Inspection, condemnation and rejection of work and materials.
    18A:18A-44. All goods and services provided or performed under contract shall be inspected by the purchasing agent of the district, if there be a purchasing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-45 Manner and method of sale.
    18A:18A-45. Manner and method of sale. Any board of education may, by resolution and by sealed bid or public auction, authorize the sale of its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-46 No action for damages for action by officials
    No action for damages shall lie against the State board, any State official, or any board of education or any of its officers because of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-46.1 Limitation on withholding of State funds from school districts for certain violations of public school contracts law.
    1. a. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, except as otherwise provided in this section, the Commissioner of Education shall not withhold State funds from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-47 Indemnity agreement with the United States, etc.
    Any board of education may enter into an agreement indemnifying the United States of America, or any board, body, officer or agency thereof, from loss...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-48 Contracts, etc.; validated and confirmed
    Any action, purchase, sale, contract or agreement taken, made or entered into prior to the effective date of this chapter pursuant to any of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-49 Approval required for school building
    18A:18A-49. The board of education of a school district shall be required to secure the approval of its final plans and specifications as required by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-49.1 Transportation of pupils to and from schools
    The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to contracts for the transportation of pupils to and from school, which contracts are regulated by Chapter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-49.2 Rules.
    81.     Pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-49.3 Contract for taking yearbook pictures, use of other photographers' photos permitted.
    1.     A board of education may enter into a contract with a photographer for the taking of pupil yearbook pictures. The hiring of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-49.4 Civil action brought on behalf of board of education.
    8. a. A board of education as defined in and subject to the provisions of the "Public School Contracts Law," P.L.1977, c.114 (N.J.S.18A:18A-1 et seq.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-50 Statutes repealed
    The following sections, chapters and acts, together with all amendments and supplements thereto, are hereby repealed: Chapter 18 of Title 18A of the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-51 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "Minority" means a person who is: (1) Black, which is a person having origins in any of the black...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-52 Set-aside programs
    a. A board of education may, by resolution, establish a minority business enterprise set-aside program. In authorizing such a program, the board of education shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-53 Attainment of goals
    a. Any goal established pursuant to section 2 of this act may be attained by requiring that a portion of a contract shall be subcontracted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-54 "Public School Contracts Law" applicable
    All provisions of the "Public School Contracts Law," N.J.S. 18A:18A-1 et seq., and any supplements thereto, shall apply to purchases, contracts and agreements made pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-55 Designation of contracts
    Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, a board of education which has established a small business enterprise set-aside program, a minority business...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-56 Withdrawal of designation
    a. If the board of education determines that two bids from small businesses, minority or women's businesses cannot be obtained, the board may withdraw the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-57 Annual report
    Any board of education which has established a small business set-aside program, a minority business enterprise set-aside program or a women's business enterprise set-aside program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-58 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education, or any State department or agency the State board may designate, may adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18A-59 False information; penalties
    Where the local board of education determines that a business has been classified as a small business enterprise, minority business enterprise or women's business enterprise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-1 Definitions.
    1.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Fund" means a joint self-insurance fund established by a school board insurance group...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-2 Insurance authorized.
    2.     Insurance authorized. Any board of education is authorized to insure, contract or provide for any insurable interest of the district or board in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-3 School board insurance group
    a. Any two or more boards of education may form and become members of a school board insurance group. A board of education may take...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-4 Bylaws of the group; trustees; powers
    4. Bylaws of the group; trustees; powers. a. The bylaws of any school board insurance group shall: (1) Set forth a statement of purposes of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-5 Trustees; number and qualifications
    The board of trustees of any school board insurance group shall have no fewer than three nor more than 15 trustees. Each trustee shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-6 Trustees; compensation
    No trustee shall be paid a salary, except that the written trust instrument may provide for reimbursement for actual expenses incurred on behalf of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-7 Review of bylaws; investigations by the Commissioner of Insurance
    7. Review of bylaws; investigations by the Commissioner of Insurance. a. No school board insurance group, nor any joint self-insurance fund of the group, may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-7.1 Rules, regulations
    5. Within 180 days after the effective date of this 1995 amendatory and supplementary act, the Commissioner of Insurance shall promulgate rules and regulations to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-8 Joint insurance fund permitted
    In any county which has established an insurance fund pursuant to N.J.S. 40A:10-6 or is a member of a joint insurance fund pursuant to P.L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-9 Minimum contract terms
    Any contract entered into between the board and the governing body of the fund shall, at a minimum, specify the type and scope of coverage...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:18B-10 Current expense item
    A board of education which enters into a contract pursuant to this act is authorized to pay the premiums required by that contract and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-1 Expenditures of funds on warrant only; requisites.
    18A:19-1. The money or funds of the board in the custody of the secretary or treasurer of school moneys shall be expended by the secretary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-2 Requirements for payment of claims; audit of claims in general.
    18A:19-2. No claim or demand against a school district shall be paid by the secretary or treasurer of school moneys, as appropriate, unless it is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-3 Verification of claims, demands.
    18A:19-3. All claims and demands, that equal or exceed 15% of the bid threshold amount established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:18A-3, except for payrolls and debt service,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-4 Audit of claims; warrants for payments.
    18A:19-4. All claims and demands against the board, except such as are to be paid from funds derived from athletic events or other activities of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-4.1 Account or demand; audit; approval
    A board of education may, by resolution, designate a person in addition to the secretary to audit any account and demand to be paid, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-9 Compensation of teachers, etc., payrolls.
    18A:19-9. Payment of the compensation of teachers and other employees may be made on the basis of payrolls certified by the president and secretary of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-10 Payroll bank accounts; checks for compensation.
    18A:19-10. In a district which does not have a treasurer of school moneys, the secretary shall pursuant to N.J.S.18A:19-1 draw and deposit the warrants in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-11 Signature of payroll checks by deputy
    If the treasurer of the school moneys of the district is the custodian of the municipality composing it, such payroll checks may be signed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-12 Interest payable on certain warrants not immediately paid.
    18A:19-12. When a warrant for the payment of current expenses of a public school is drawn and issued and there are no funds for payment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-13 Petty cash funds
    The provisions of this chapter shall not prevent the establishment and operation by a board of education of petty cash funds, pursuant to rules of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-14 Funds derived from pupil activities
    All funds derived from athletic events or other activities of pupil organizations shall be administered, expended and accounted for pursuant to the rules of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:19-15 Listing of payments
    Each board of education shall maintain a current and updated listing of payments made for: a. legal fees; b. consulting fees, including negotiating fees; and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-1 Title in board of education
    The title to the property, real and personal, of each school district, and the title to all property, real and personal, which shall be acquired...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-2 Purchase and sale of property in general
    The board of education of any district may, in and by its corporate name, acquire, by purchase or lease, receive, hold, hold in trust and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-2.1 Transfer of title of painting or work of art to municipality; public display
    The board of education of any school district owning a painting or other work of art may by resolution transfer title thereto to the municipality...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-2.2 Use of school district surplus funds for joint acquisition of land for recreation, conservation purposes.
    2. a. A school district may expend any of its surplus funds for the joint acquisition of land for recreation and conservation purposes with a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-3 Acquisition of outstanding interest in real property
    Any district which holds any real estate or interest therein may acquire any outstanding interest therein by condemnation in the manner provided by law relating...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4 Acceptance and use of gifts
    The board of education may accept any gift or grant of land with or without improvement, and of money or other personal property, without additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4.1 Type II districts; acquisition of property without authorization of voters
    The board of education of any Type II school district may without authority first obtained from the voters of the district: (a) Rent, on a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4.2 Powers of boards concerning real property.
    18A:20-4.2. The board of education of any school district may, for school purposes:      (a)     Purchase, take and condemn lands within the district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4.3 Construction, alteration or repair work upon premises to be leased to board of education; public work
    Any construction, reconstruction, demolition, alteration or repair work, or maintenance work, including painting and decorating, done under private contract for any person, firm, corporation or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4.4 Contract provision for payment of prevailing wage rate; necessity
    Every contract in excess of $2,000.00 for any public work contracted for by a private party acting under an express agreement for subsequent lease by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-4.5 Contractor's or subcontractor's failure to pay prevailing wage; determination and effect
    If any public work shall be contracted for by a private party acting under an express agreement or understanding for subsequent lease by a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-5 Disposition of property and title of purchaser.
    18A:20-5. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), the board of education of any district by a recorded roll call...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-6 Public sale; advertisement; exception
    Any lands or rights or interests therein sold by any board of education, except lands conveyed as part of a lease purchase agreement pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-7 Sale at fixed minimum prices; rejection of bids
    a. In the case of public sales the board may by resolution fix a minimum price with or without the reservation of the right, upon...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-8 Exchange of lands.
    18A:20-8. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), the board of education of any school district, by a recorded roll...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-8.1 Transfer of land for vocational school purposes.
    1.     Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), the board of education of any school district or regional school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-8.2 Lease of school lands.
    1. a. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), whenever any board of education shall by resolution determine that any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-9 Conveyance of certain school property for public, civic purposes for nominal consideration.
    18A:20-9. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), whenever any board of education shall by resolution determine that any tract...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-9.1 Conveyance of certain sewer lines to a municipality
    Upon the request or with the concurrence of the governing body of a municipality the board of education of any district is authorized to convey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-9.2 Sale of school property to nonprofit private school for the handicapped.
    1.     Except as otherwise provided pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2007, c.137 (C.18A:7G-45), whenever any board of education shall by resolution determine that any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-10 Lands conveyed on condition
    Whenever any district has heretofore received a conveyance of lands subject to a recital or condition in the deed of conveyance, substantially providing that the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-11 Property devised in trust
    When any person dies and by his last will and testament gives, devises and bequeaths any real estate to any board of education, by whatever...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-12 Proceedings to sell; when authorized
    If any building upon the property so devised is or becomes old, dilapidated and greatly in need of extraordinary repairs, or if any such building...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-13 Sale of real estate charged with private bequest
    When any such testator shall make a charge on any real estate so devised to any board of education, of any legacy or bequest to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-14 Sale; when ordered
    If it shall be made to appear to the court by any person or persons whom it may concern that such sale may be had...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-15 Conveyance; title of purchaser
    A deed given pursuant to such directions and made by such person as may be designated by the court shall convey to the purchaser an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-16 Investment of proceeds under direction of superior court
    The moneys arising from any such sale shall be invested, under the direction of the superior court, by and in the name of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-17 Equipping and establishing playgrounds, etc., funds
    The board of education of any district may establish public playgrounds and recreation places of such size and dimensions and in such locations within or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-18 Transfer by municipality to board of education
    Whenever the governing body of a municipality, in which any public playground and recreation place has been established, shall determine by resolution that it is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-19 Funds for maintenance of playgrounds and recreation places
    Whenever any board of education has established any public playground or recreation place, or has assumed the maintenance, control, and management of a public playground...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-20 Control and regulation of playgrounds and recreation places
    The board of education shall have full control over all lands, public playgrounds, and recreation places acquired or leased by it, pursuant to law, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-21 Supervisors and other employees
    The board shall appoint such supervisors, instructors, teachers, custodians, and employees as it shall think necessary for the proper maintenance, control, and management of such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-22 School districts joining with municipality or county in equipment and operation
    The board of education of any district may join with the governing body of any municipality, or the board of chosen freeholders of the county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-23 Local improvement assessments; payment of
    The board of education of any type II district may, in its discretion, pay assessments made against any of its real estate on account of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-24 Funds; how raised
    The money with which to pay the assessments may be raised by the issuance of bonds or any other means authorized by law for raising...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-25 Insurance of property
    Every board of education shall keep all insurable property, real and personal, of the district insured against loss or damage by fire and, in its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-26 Board of education of city district may insure in municipal fund
    Where a municipal insurance fund is established in any city and insurance fund commissioners appointed, the board of education of the city school district may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-27 Each building and its contents insured separately
    Each school building and its contents insured in such municipal insurance fund shall be insured separately and for definite and determined sums respectively, except where...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-28 Fixing and payment of premiums
    The insurance fund commissioners of such city may fix reasonable rates of premium for all insurance carried on school buildings and school property of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-29 Investment of premiums
    All moneys received by the insurance fund commissioners for premiums on school buildings and school property insured in the municipal insurance fund of the city,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-30 Appropriations to municipal fund
    The body having control of the finances of any city wherein the school buildings and other school property of the city school district are insured...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-31 Adjustment and payment of losses
    In case of loss incurred by fire or other casualty insured against on any building or contents insured in the municipal insurance fund and not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-32 Commissioners may insure buildings and property in insurance companies
    Whenever the insurance fund commissioners of any city deem it expedient, they may place insurance on school buildings and school property, insured in the municipal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-33 Insurance money; use for reconstruction or repair
    Whenever any of the school buildings and the furnishings thereof in any school district have been or shall have been partially or totally destroyed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-34 Schoolhouse, rooms; permitted usage
    18A:20-34. The board of education of any district may, pursuant to rules adopted by it, permit the use of any schoolhouse and rooms therein, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-34.1 Rules, regulations relative to child care services, programs
    3.     The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-36 Commissioner may order alteration or abandonment of buildings
    The commissioner may direct the entire or partial abandonment of any building used for school purposes and may direct the making of such changes therein...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-37 Purchase of certain types of securities; definitions
    1. a. When authorized by resolution adopted by a majority vote of all its members the board of education of any school district may use...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-38 Record of receipt; report; filing; transmittal of securities to depository
    When said securities are received by the school district, the secretary shall duly record the receiving thereof in an appropriate manner and at the next...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-39 Securities not to be canceled; sale; resolution
    Securities of a school district, purchased by it, shall not be canceled but may be sold as and when directed by resolution adopted by a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:20-40 Testing for radon in public school building
    3. a. Except as may be provided pursuant to subsection b. of this section, every public school building used as a public school in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:21-1 Capital projects; description
    The capital projects which may be undertaken by a board of education, for any lawful purposes, the cost whereof may be provided for from taxes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:21-2 Authorization; establishment of accounts
    18A:21-2. The board of school estimate of any district having such a board and the board of education of any other district may establish a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:21-3 Earnings credited to capital reserve accounts.
    18A:21-3. The account shall be established by resolution of the board of school estimate or the board of education, as the case may be, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:21-4 Use of capital reserve accounts
    18A:21-4. A board of education may in any school year draw against its capital reserve account, up to the amount of the balance therein, to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:21-5 Maintenance of capital reserve accounts
    18A:21-5. The capital reserve account of each district shall be maintained by the local district, in accordance with procedures to be established by the commissioner....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-1 Number of members; appointments; vacancies
    There shall be in each type I district a board of school estimate, which shall consist of two members of the board of education appointed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-2 Secretary
    The secretary of the board of education shall serve as secretary of the board of school estimate without additional compensation.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-3 Application of subarticle
    The provisions of this subarticle shall apply to every type II local district having within its territorial limits more than one municipality, and having a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-4 Membership; terms; vacancies
    The board of school estimate shall consist of the chief executive officer of the governing body of each municipality and the president of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-5 Majority of all members
    When it is required by law that any action shall be taken by at least a majority of the full membership of the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-6 Secretary
    The secretary of the board of education shall be the secretary of the board of school estimate, but shall receive no compensation as such.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-7 Budgets; preparation
    18A:22-7. The board of education of every school district having a board of school estimate shall prepare and deliver to each member of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-8a "User-friendly" plain language budget summary forms for school districts; information; submission; availability.
    2. a. The Commissioner of Education shall promulgate "user-friendly," plain language budget summary forms for the use of school districts. The commissioner shall also promulgate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-8b Required promulgation of forms, procedures.
    3.     Not later than the first day of the sixth month next following the enactment of P.L.2007, c.53 (C.18A:55-3 et al.), the Commissioner of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-8c Rules, regulations to effectuate certain budgeting, fiscal procedures.
    7.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the Commissioner of Education may adopt, immediately upon filing with the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-8.1 Transfer of funds, conditions.
    2.     Except as otherwise provided pursuant to this section, whenever a school district desires to transfer amounts among line items and program categories, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-8.2 Certain transfers not allowed
    3. No transfer may be made under this section from appropriations or surplus accounts for:      a. Interest and debt redemption charges;    ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-9 Categories of expenditures; fixing
    The commissioner shall, with the approval of the state board, prescribe the items of expenditure to be included in each category of appropriation mentioned in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-10 Fixing date, etc., for public hearing
    18A:22-10. Upon the preparation of its budget, each board of education shall fix a date, place and time for the holding of a public hearing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-11 Notice of public hearing
    18A:22-11. The board of education shall cause notice of such public hearing and the statement annexed to the budget to be published at least once...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-12 Contents of notice.
    18A:22-12. The notice shall also set forth that said budget will be on file and open to the examination of the public between reasonable hours...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-13 Public hearing; objections; heard, etc.
    On the date and at the time and place, so fixed, the board of school estimate or the board of education, as the case may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-14 Board of school estimate of type I district to determine appropriation amount
    18A:22-14. At or after the public hearing but not later than April 8, the board of school estimate of a type I district shall fix...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-15 Appropriations, how made
    The governing body of each municipality comprising a type I district shall, upon the receipt of the certificate of the board of school estimate: a....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-16 Resumption of school year appropriations
    Nothing in this article shall prevent the resumption by the governing body of each municipality comprising such district of the method of making appropriations for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-17 Tax ordinance; assessment, levy and collection of appropriations; notice of intent to appeal amount of appropriation
    The governing body of the municipality shall include the amount so appropriated in its tax ordinance, and the same shall be assessed, levied and collected...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-18 Capital projects; appropriations; estimation.
    18A:22-18. When a board of education of a type I district shall determine by resolution that it is necessary to sell school bonds to raise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-19 Determination of local share amount.
    18A:22-19. The board of school estimate shall fix and determine the local share amount necessary for said purpose and shall certify such amount separately to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-20 Capital projects; appropriations; how raised
    18A:22-20. The governing body of the municipality shall, subject to the limitations hereinafter contained, borrow the sum or sums determined pursuant to N.J.S.18A:22-19, and secure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-21 Additional appropriations; purposes; estimation
    When a board of education of a type I district shall determine by resolution that it is necessary to raise in any school year funds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-22 Additional appropriations; fixing and certifying
    The board of school estimate shall meet within a reasonable time after the delivery of the statement and fix and determine the amount necessary for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-23 Additional appropriations; raising.
    18A:22-23. Upon receipt of the certificate, the governing body of the municipality shall immediately appropriate the sum or sums for the purpose or purposes and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-24 Charter limitations on tax rate, etc., inapplicable
    No limitation imposed by charter in any municipality, as to the amount or rate of taxes or as to any other matter, shall apply to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-25 Borrowing against appropriation on notes
    The board of education may, after July 1 and before January 1, borrow a sum not exceeding one half of the amount appropriated for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-26 Board of school estimate, board of education of type II district to determine appropriation amount.
    18A:22-26. a. Except as otherwise provided in subsection b. of this section, at or after the public hearing but not later than April 8, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-27 Type II districts with boards of school estimate; estimate by board of education; certification of estimate.
    18A:22-27. Whenever the board of education in a type II school district having a board of school estimate shall, by resolution adopted by recorded roll...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-28 Public hearing by board of school estimate; notice.
    18A:22-28. The board of education of such district shall also, upon delivery of such certificate to the members of the board of school estimate, fix...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-29 Public hearing, public participation.
    18A:22-29. On the date and at the time and place so fixed for such public hearing, the board of school estimate shall grant the taxpayers...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-30 Determination of amount to be raised locally.
    18A:22-30. At or after such hearing the board of school estimate shall fix and determine the amount of money necessary to be raised locally for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-31 Determination of amounts by board of school estimate
    In any district in which the amounts to be raised, levied and collected by taxes for school purposes are fixed and determined by a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-32 Appropriation determination for certain type II districts.
    18A:22-32. At or after the public hearing on the budget but not later than 18 days prior to the April school election, the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-33 Submission of budget and authorization of tax.
    18A:22-33. a. The board of education of a type II district not having a board of school estimate shall at the April school election, submit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-34 Appropriations; how assessed, levied and raised
    2.     The amount so certified shall be assessed, levied and raised in the municipality or municipalities composing the district, as follows:      a. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-35 Resumption of school year appropriations
    Nothing in this article shall prevent the resumption by the governing body of each municipality comprising any such school district of the method of making...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-37 Determination by municipalities.
    18A:22-37. If the voters reject any of the items submitted at the annual April school election, the board of education shall deliver the proposed school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-38 Failure to certify; commissioner to act; amount included in tax levy.
    18A:22-38. If the governing body or bodies fail to certify any amount determined to be necessary pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1996, c.138 (C.18A:7F-5) for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-39 Type II districts without board of school estimate; submission of capital projects.
    18A:22-39. Whenever the undertaking of any capital project or projects to be paid for from the proceeds of an issue or issue of bonds is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-41 Submission of question to voters.
    18A:22-41. In any Type II district not having a board of school estimate, the board of education shall cause the question, whether or not the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-42 Borrowing upon notes in anticipation of taxes
    The board of education of any such district may borrow in anticipation of taxes to be raised, levied and collected to provide for said expenditures,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-43 Year in which amount certified is to be raised
    If any such certificate shall be delivered to the county board of taxation in any year, the amount so certified shall be raised, levied and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-44 Payment of amounts raised to custodian; use.
    18A:22-44. The amounts so raised, levied and collected shall be paid to the board secretary or treasurer of school moneys, as appropriate, for the district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-44.1 Borrowing by Type II district for current expenses and repairs; payment
    The board of education of any Type II district may, after July 1 and before January 1, borrow a sum not exceeding 1/2 of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-44.2 State school aid payments not made until following school budget year; borrowing.
    1. a. Notwithstanding any provision of law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, in the event that a State school aid payment for the current...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-45 Moneys transferred from municipality to district; application thereof
    18A:22-45. Whenever a board of education of a district has received moneys transferred to it, by the governing body or bodies of the municipality or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-46 Amounts to be used in reduction of taxes; when required
    When the governing body or bodies of the municipality or municipalities have imposed a condition upon such transfer that said funds shall be credited on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-47 Reduction of local taxes by sums received
    The secretary of the board of education of the district shall certify to the proper taxing officials the amount of the funds so transferred which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:22-48 Balance credited to general fund
    18A:22-48. Any balance remaining of such funds when received shall be credited upon the amount recommended by the board to be voted upon, or if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-1 Audit, when and how made.
    18A:23-1. The board of education of every school district shall cause an annual audit of the district's accounts and financial transactions to be made by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-2.1 Annual audit to assure income tax compliance on reporting compensation.
    9.      The annual audit conducted pursuant to N.J.S.18A:23-1 shall include test measures to assure that documentation prepared for income tax related purposes complies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-3 Filing; summary of recommendations; publication
    The report of each annual audit shall be filed, by the public school accountant making the same, with his recommendations with the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-4 Preparation and distribution of synopsis or summary
    The secretary of the board shall prepare or have prepared a synopsis or summary of the annual audit and recommendations, prior to the holding of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-5 Meeting of board; discussion of report
    Within 30 days following the receipt of the report of the annual audit the board of education of the district shall, at a regularly scheduled...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-6 Annual audit by commissioner on failure of board to make
    If the board of education of any district fails to cause an annual audit to be made and completed, within the time limited therefor by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-7 Report signed by auditor, not to employ nonlicensed auditors
    All reports of audit of accounts of school districts shall be signed by the auditor or accountant making the audit or in charge of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-8 Audit made by licensed public school accountant; fee
    The auditing of the accounts of school districts, when required by law, shall be made only by a registered municipal accountant of New Jersey or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-9 Declaration of accountant
    No person shall undertake the auditing of the accounts of any school district unless he shall have qualified as a public school accountant for New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-10 Cancellation of license; review
    Upon proof that any public school accountant shall have knowingly omitted to report any error, omission, irregularity, violation of law or discrepancy found in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:23-11 Audit contrary to law; penalty
    Any person who shall make, or begin to make, any audit of accounts of any school district as required by this chapter contrary to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-1 Definitions
    In this chapter unless the context otherwise indicates: a. "Average equalized valuation of taxable property" in a district comprising one municipality means the amount stated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-2 Borrowing on tuition due from another district
    Any board of education may borrow upon its promissory note or notes bearing interest at not to exceed 6% per annum such sum or sums...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-3 Borrowing in anticipation of issuance of bonds
    Whenever an issue of bonds has been authorized pursuant to this chapter, the governing body of a municipality comprising a Type I school district, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-3.1 Rules and regulations
    The local finance board shall adopt, in the manner prescribed by law, such rules and regulations as are necessary for the implementation and execution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-4 Payment of principal of temporary bonds from proceeds of permanent bonds
    The principal of any temporary notes or loan bonds shall be paid from the proceeds of the permanent bonds, in anticipation of the issuance of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-4.1 Borrowing funds for transportation of pupils to and from school saved
    Chapter 75 of the laws of 1967 is saved from repeal. [This act authorizes boards of education to borrow, in anticipation of taxes, additional sums...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-5 Purposes and maturities for which bonds may be issued
    The projects for which bonds may be issued under this chapter and the periods of maturity thereof, shall be as follows: a. The acquisition or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-6 Bonds payable in installments
    All bonds issued under this chapter shall be payable in annual installments commencing not more than two years from their date, and no installment shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-7 Change of maturities; application to local finance board
    If the governing body of any municipality comprising a type I school district or the board of education of a type II school district shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-8 Change of maturities; approval or disapproval by local finance board
    If the local finance board, after consultation with the commissioner, shall be satisfied and shall find by resolution that the issuance of bonds described in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-9 Issuance of bonds in accordance with maturities approved by local finance board
    If such application shall be so approved such bonds shall thereafter be issued only at the maturities and in the annual installments set forth in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-9.1 Inclusion of redemption provisions in temporary loan notes or bonds and school bonds
    Any obligation issued pursuant to this chapter, may be issued subject to redemption prior to maturity with or without premium at such redemption price or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-10 School bonds, when deemed to be authorized
    School bonds are deemed to be authorized by the fact, and at the time, that a. an ordinance is finally adopted by the governing body...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-11 Type I districts; authorization of bonds; appropriations and borrowings; procedure to be followed
    School bonds shall be authorized and may be issued, for the purposes of any type I district, pursuant to ordinance, adopted by the governing body...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-11.1 Newark; school bonds; authorization
    In cities of the first class with a population in excess of 300,000, according to the 1980 Federal Census, that change the local school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-11.2 Bond authorization process continued
    In municipalities with a population in excess of 125,000 according to the 1980 Federal Census, that change the local school district governmental structure from a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-12 Type II districts; authorization of bonds
    School bonds shall be authorized and may be issued: a. by a type II district having a board of school estimate whenever the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-13 Combining issues of bonds
    Bonds authorized in any district to be issued to finance separate projects may be combined, sold and issued as one issue.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-13.1 Attorneys; compensation; services on issuance of bonds
    No school district shall compensate an attorney for services rendered in connection with the issuance of bonds other than at a reasonable rate agreed on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-16 Supplemental debt statements; necessity for and contents.
    18A:24-16. No school bonds or refunding bonds shall be authorized unless there shall be prepared and filed in accordance with section 18A:24-17 a supplemental debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-17 Supplemental debt statement; preparation with respect to various municipalities; filing
    Upon request by the secretary of the board of education, the chief financial officer of each municipality comprising a school district shall prepare a supplemental...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-18 Presumption of filing and correctness of statements
    18A:24-18. Every such supplemental debt statement shall be conclusively presumed to be accurate and correct and to be timely filed as the basis for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-19 School district bonds
    Except as otherwise provided in sections 18A:24-20 to 18A:24-27, no bonds shall be authorized for the purposes of any school district if the principal amount...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-20 Authorization of bonds in excess of limits prescribed in section 18A:24-19; exception of type I districts
    School bonds may be authorized and issued in the manner prescribed in section 18A:24-21, notwithstanding the provisions of section 18A:24-19, by, or for the purposes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-21 Manner of authorization of bonds in excess of certain limitations
    Such bonds shall be authorized and may be issued: a. for the purposes of a type I district, when-- (1) an ordinance authorizing the issuance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-22 Form of ordinance, proposition for confirmation of ordinance or proposal for issuance of bonds under sections 18A:24-20 and 18A:24-21
    Every ordinance, and every proposition confirming an ordinance, and every proposal, authorizing the issuance of bonds under sections 18A:24-20 and 18A:24-21 shall after stating any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-23 Authorization of bonds in excess of limitations prescribed by section 18A:24-19
    School bonds may be authorized and issued notwithstanding the provisions of section 18A:24-19: a. For the purposes of a Type I district, when an ordinance,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-24 Form of ordinance, proposition for confirmation of ordinance or proposal for issuance of bonds under section 18A:24-23
    Every ordinance, and every proposition confirming an ordinance, and every proposal, authorizing the issuance of bonds under section 18A:24-23, except such a proposal authorizing the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-25 Submission to commissioner and local finance board; limiting conditions
    A copy of any ordinance or proposal authorizing the issuance of any school bonds under section 18A:24-23 shall be submitted to the commissioner and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-26 Approval or disapproval by commissioner
    Within 60 days after such submission to him, the commissioner shall endorse his consent upon such copy, if he shall be satisfied, and shall record...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-27 Approval or disapproval by local finance board
    Within 60 days after such submission to it, the local finance board shall cause its consent to be endorsed upon such copy, if it shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-27.1 Authorization to commissioner to certify required grade levels of instruction
    For any purpose under the provisions of this title, or of the local bond law, the commissioner is authorized and empowered to certify, or to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-28 Charter limitations on indebtedness inapplicable
    If the charter of any municipality shall limit the amount of indebtedness in such municipality, or by its terms prevent the carrying out of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-28.1 Certain bonds, etc., issued to June 22, 1964 saved
    P.L.1964, c. 73, s. 8 (C. 18:5-84.2) is saved from repeal. [This section provides that any proceedings for the authorization of bonds by any school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-29 Issuance of bonds; ordinance, submission to voters
    18A:24-29. A proposal for the confirmation of any ordinance, required by this article to be approved by the qualified voters of the municipality comprised within...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-30 Transmission of certified copy of bond proposal
    18A:24-30. Whenever bonds are authorized to be issued by a type II school district under this chapter, the secretary of the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-31 Form; type I districts
    All bonds of a type I school district, issued in accordance with this chapter, shall be designated "school bonds" and shall be in either registered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-32 Form and execution; type II districts
    All obligations of a type II school district, issued in accordance with this chapter, shall be issued in the corporate name of the district and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-33 Coupon and registered bonds; conversion, etc.
    Bonds, other than temporary loan bonds, of a type II school district, issued in accordance with this chapter, may be in either registered or coupon...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-34 Conversion or reconversion of unmatured bonds; lost, defaced or destroyed bonds; reissuance
    The provisions of this section shall apply to all unmatured bonds (other than temporary loan bonds) heretofore or hereafter issued by the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-35 Type I districts
    Bonds of a type I school district, authorized and issued in accordance with this chapter, shall be sold in the same manner as other municipal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-36 Public sale of bonds.
    18A:24-36. a. All bonds authorized and issued by type II school districts in accordance with chapter 24 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-37 Notice of sale of bonds.
    18A:24-37. a. The notice of sale of Type II school district bonds required to be advertised pursuant to N.J.S.18A:24-36 shall describe the bonds and set...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-38 Contents of notice when proposals are the same
    Such notice of sale shall state in substance that as between proposals at the same interest rate, the bonds will be sold to the bidder...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-39 Special provisions for two or more issues.
    18A:24-39. In case of a sale of more than one issue such notice of sale may, after describing the separate issues, provide in substance for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-40 Cash premium not to exceed $1,000.00
    The price for which bonds of any one issue of a type II district shall be sold shall not exceed by more than $1,000.00 the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-41 Deposit by bidders.
    18A:24-41. a. The notice of sale shall require all bidders to deposit a certified or cashier's or treasurer's check for 2% of the amount of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-42 Sealed bids, proposals opened publicly.
    18A:24-42. All sealed bids or proposals shall be opened publicly and all bids or proposals transmitted electronically shall be received at the time and place...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-43 Rejection of proposals
    All bids received may be rejected, and any bid not complying with the terms of such notice may be rejected.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-44 Sale or delivery in installments
    An issue of a type II district may be sold at one time or in installments at different times. In the case of bonds sold...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-45 Private sale if no bids at public sale
    If no legally acceptable bid is received for the bonds of a type II district advertised to be sold at public sale, said bonds or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-46 Private sale to public agencies
    Notwithstanding any provisions of this or any other law any such bonds of a type II school district may be sold at not less than...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-47 Payment to custodian; application
    The proceeds of any bonds authorized and issued under this chapter shall be paid to the custodian of school moneys of the district, who shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-48 Application of proceeds to new purpose; in districts having boards of school estimate; certification by boards of education
    If the board of education of any school district having a board of school estimate shall determine, by resolution, that all or any part of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-49 Application of proceeds to new purpose in type I district; determination by board of school estimate
    The board of school estimate of a type I school district, upon receipt of such statement, shall fix and determine the amount of such proceeds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-50 New purpose; determination by board of school estimate in type II districts
    The board of education of a type II school district having a board of school estimate shall, upon certification of such statement, fix a date,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-51 New purpose; submission to voters in type II districts having no boards of school estimate
    If the board of education shall determine, by resolution, that all or any part of the proceeds of school bonds, issued for a type II...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-52 Approval of submission by commissioner
    The commissioner shall so endorse his consent to the submission of such question to the legal voters of the district, if he shall determine in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-53 Approval by voters
    If at such election the question shall be adopted by the legal voters of the district, such proceeds may be used for such other purpose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-54 Transfer of remaining unapplied balance
    18A:24-54. If all or any part of the proceeds of any bonds authorized and issued under this chapter for any school district are not applied...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-55 Contracts made before issuance of bonds
    18A:24-55. After school bonds have been authorized in accordance with this chapter, the board of education may, within the amount and for the purposes of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-56 Lien of bonds of type II district
    Obligations of a type II school district, issued pursuant to this chapter, shall be a lien upon the real estate situate in the district, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-57 Payment of interest and principal from taxes
    The amount of interest upon any obligation issued for school purposes, and of any part of the principal thereof not provided to be paid in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-58 Borrowing to pay principal and interest
    If funds are not available to pay the principal or interest falling due on any obligation of a type II district, in full or in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-59 Disposition of funds for payment of principal and interest on obligations.
    18A:24-59. All moneys received for payment of principal and interest of obligations of a type II school district payable in any year shall be paid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-60 Cancellation and disposition of paid obligations
    On the taking up or payment of outstanding obligations of a Type II district the board of education of the district shall cancel the same...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61 Renewal or refunding of obligations prohibited; exceptions
    No obligations issued after July 1, 1917 for school purposes shall be renewed or refunded, except such as are authorized by law to be renewed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.1 Funding or refunding bonds at or prior to maturity
    Any bonds heretofore or hereafter issued (a) by any county to meet or finance any county college appropriation or purpose or any county vocational school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.3 Refunding bond ordinance; manner of sale and issuance
    A refunding bond ordinance of any county or municipality shall become effective and refunding bonds shall be sold or issued in the manner provided in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.4 Supplemental debt statement, adoption of refunding bond ordinance; provisions.
    4.     A supplemental debt statement shall be prepared and filed with respect to a Type II school district, in accordance with N.J.S.18A:24-17, that reflects...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.5 Certified copy of refunding bond ordinance; filing.
    5. a. A certified copy of any refunding bond ordinance shall be filed with the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.6 Powers and duties of local finance board
    The local finance board may examine into any estimates, computations or calculations made in connection with any issue of refunding bonds, may require the production...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.7 Consent by board; considerations; statement of reasons for refusal
    In considering any refunding bond ordinance presented to it for its consent, the local finance board shall have regard to the probable capacity of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.8 Title; dates; interest; denomination; payment; redemption
    Refunding bonds may be issued in one or more series and shall contain the word "refunding" in their title and shall recite that they are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.9 Sale or exchange of refunding bonds
    Refunding bonds may be sold at public or private sale, or may be exchanged for any outstanding bonds to be funded or refunded, pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.10 Sinking fund or reserve fund moneys; payment or retirement of refunded bonds or deposit in trust
    Moneys or investments in any sinking fund or reserve fund of the school district established or held for any refunded bonds to be paid, funded...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.11 Refunding bonds for refunding bonds due over five year period; investments
    If the local finance board shall find that a special refunding program is in the public interest and is based upon a sound financial plan...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-61.12 Powers under this Act and validity of refunding bonds not affected by laws or proceedings
    The power to authorize and issue refunding bonds pursuant to this chapter and the validity of such refunding bonds so issued shall not be affected...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-62 Authorization of issuance of certain refunding bonds saved
    Section 18:7-84 of the Revised Statutes is saved from repeal. [This section authorized issuance of bonds to refund notes issued and sold for certain purposes.]
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-63 Bonds authorized prior to change in method of government of school district
    If any municipality, while within or comprising a type I school district, shall have, by ordinance, authorized the issuance of school bonds of said municipality...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-64 Issuance of bonds authorized prior to effective date of this title
    Any school bonds, the proceedings for the authorization of which, by the introduction of an ordinance in the governing body of the municipality or of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-65 Expiration date for contesting validity of proceeding, election
    18A:24-65. No action to contest the validity of any proceeding or election authorizing the issuance of any bonds, held in connection with any such authorization,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-66 Authorization
    Any board of education of this State, upon complying with the provisions of this act, shall be authorized, for any purpose for which it is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-67 Application for authorization; grant of authorization; certificate; publication of notice of certificate; conclusiveness of validity of bonds
    Any board of education desiring to issue bonds under this act shall file application for authorization to do so with the Division of Local Finance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-68 Purpose of act
    It is the purpose of this act to stabilize the values of school bonds issued hereunder, and to provide means for reducing administrative costs by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-69 Contracts with financial institutions as agents; terms of advance subscription
    The issuing board may enter into contracts and agreements with any financial institution or institutions to serve as agent of the board of education through...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-70 Bond resolution; provisions
    Bonds issued pursuant to this act shall be authorized by a bond resolution adopted by the issuing board, which resolution may be adopted prior to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-71 Investment of proceeds; disposition of excess borrowed over authorizations; reserve for payment of bonds
    Because the amounts actually borrowed on bonds issued pursuant to this act, together with amounts borrowed on bonds issued under other laws, may from time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-72 Maturity date
    The blanket bond of the issuing board provided for in section 5b of this act shall be for a due date not in excess of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-73 Annual installment to retire bonds; calculation; school budget item; sinking fund; disposition of excess
    The issuing board shall annually cause to be made calculations of the average amount of the principal of bonds issued and outstanding under this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-74 Temporary borrowings to meet redemptions
    Because the amounts of redemptions from time to time may be such as to deplete the reserve fund provided for in section 6, the issuing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-75 Municipal ordinance for guaranty; authorization
    Every municipality within or part of the school district of the issuing board is hereby authorized to adopt an ordinance containing a guaranty of bonds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-76 Modification or revocation of right or interest of bondholder
    No bond resolution, no municipal ordinance for guaranty, and no contract, agreement, arrangement or other act of the issuing board, of any municipality or of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-77 Grounds for grant of authorization
    The authorization provided for in section 2 of this act shall be granted in any case in which it shall appear to the Division of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-78 Application to issue of other bonds
    No authorization to issue bonds pursuant to this act shall in any way preclude the issuing board from issuing other bonds under any other applicable...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-79 Net debt of board of education; calculation; net debt of municipality
    For the purposes of calculating or stating local debt or school debt, or for any debt statement or supplemental debt statement, or for the application...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-80 Exemption from taxation
    Any and all bonds issued pursuant to this act shall be conclusively deemed to be governmental obligations for governmental and public purposes, and the same,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-81 Payroll deductions for purchase of bonds
    Every employer, public or private, is hereby authorized to accept requests from any employee to make payroll deductions to be applied by the employer from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-82 Legal investment for fiduciaries or other representative
    Every fiduciary or other representative is hereby authorized to make investments in bonds authorized to be issued hereunder, which shall be legal investments unless expressly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-83 Bonds as gift to minor or for purchase for beneficiary
    Bonds authorized to be issued under this act may be made the subject of gifts under the Gifts to Minors Act or other similar law,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-84 Construction of act; severability; validity of bonds
    This act shall be liberally construed. Its provisions shall be deemed severable in any case where such severability will not tend to defeat its purpose....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-85 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as "The School Qualified Bond Act." L.1976, c. 39, s. 12, eff. June 28, 1976.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-86 Legislative findings
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Provision of adequately equipped, sanitary and secure physical facilities is an integral part of the maintenance of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-87 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:      a.     "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-88 Qualified bonds; issuance; resolution by local board of education or municipality; application to commissioner; resolution of approval by state board; endorsement of proposal or ordinance
    a. Bonds issued by any school district or municipality pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be "qualified bonds" and shall be entitled to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-89 Endorsement of consent of local finance board; conditions
    a. A copy of the resolution of the State board referred to in section 3c. and a copy of the proposal or ordinance referred to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-90 Revision of maturity schedule approved by local finance board; application; approval; endorsement
    If the board of education of a school district or governing body of a municipality shall determine by resolution that a maturity schedule for its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-91 Recitals; method of authorization and issue; maturity; provisions for protection of bondholders
    a. All qualified bonds when issued shall contain a recital to the effect that they are issued pursuant to Title 18A of the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-92 Bond anticipation notes
    Any school district or municipality which has authorized qualified bonds may issue temporary notes or loan bonds (hereinafter "notes" ) in anticipation of the issuance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-93 Certification to state treasurer of debt service and paying agent; withholding state school aid to pay bonds; guarantee to bondholders
    a. Each school district or municipality, as the case may be, which issues qualified bonds shall certify to the State Treasurer the name and address...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-94 Annual budget of school district or municipality; inclusion of debt service on qualified bonds
    Nothing contained in this act shall be construed to relieve any school district or municipality of the obligation imposed on it by law to include...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-95 Application to projects commenced prior to effective date of act
    The provisions of this act shall not be construed to prohibit any school district or municipality from applying for authorization to issue qualified bonds pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-96 Severability
    If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-97 Issuance in absence of compliance with provisions as to approval for qualification upon adoption of funding ordinances or resolutions; refunding bonds; standards in investigation by commissioner
    a. Qualified bonds may be issued pursuant to the provisions hereof for the purpose of funding ordinances or resolutions which have been adopted in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-1 Transfer of teaching staff members
    No teaching staff member shall be transferred, except by a recorded roll call majority vote of the full membership of the board of education by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-2 Authority over pupils
    A teacher or other person in authority over such pupil shall hold every pupil accountable for disorderly conduct in school and during recess and on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-3 Teaching, etc., on holidays not required
    No teaching staff member shall be required to perform his duties on any day declared by law to be a public holiday and no deduction...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-4 School register; keeping
    Each teacher or person required by the board of education of any district or of any county vocational school to keep a school register shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-5 Annual report; filing and penalty for failure to file
    The teacher in any school in which but one teacher is employed and the principal in every other school shall file with the superintendent of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-6 Suspension of assistant superintendents, principals and teachers
    The superintendent of schools may, with the approval of the president or presidents of the board or boards employing him, suspend any assistant superintendent, principal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:25-7 Meeting which could adversely affect employment; right to notice and representation
    Whenever any teaching staff member is required to appear before the board of education or any committee or member thereof concerning any matter which could...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-1 Citizenship requirement for teachers, exceptions
    18A:26-1. Every permanent teaching staff member employed in any of the free public schools for nine months or more, in any year shall be a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-1.1 Residence requirements prohibited
    No board of education of any school district shall require any teaching staff member to reside within the school district within which he is employed.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2 Certificates required; exception
    No teaching staff member shall be employed in the public schools by any board of education unless he is the holder of a valid certificate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2a Definitions relative to employment of novice teachers; registration with DOE.
    1. a. As used in this section:      "Certificate of eligibility" means a certificate with lifetime validity issued by the State Board of Examiners...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.1 Certification for director of athletics
    To be eligible for appointment as the director of athletics in any public secondary school an applicant shall possess a supervisory certificate issued by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.2 Current director of athletics, continuance of employment
    Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1 of this act, any individual who possesses a New Jersey teacher's certificate and who is employed as a director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.3 Rules, regulations relative to certification of swimming teachers in public schools.
    1.     The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, shall promulgate rules and regulations to provide for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.4 Certification required for appointment as school athletic trainer; exceptions
    4.     To be eligible for appointment by a board of education as a school athletic trainer in any public school, an applicant shall possess...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.5 Rules relative to athletic trainer licensure
    5.     The State Board of Education shall promulgate rules pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) setting forth the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.6 Instructional certificate; technology education endorsement; industrial arts endorsement
    1. a. The State Board of Education shall authorize a technology education endorsement to the instructional certificate. The endorsement shall authorize the holder to teach...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.7 Rules
    2.     The State Board of Education shall promulgate rules pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to effectuate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.8 Instruction in autism, developmental disabilities awareness, teaching methods, required for N.J. instructional certificate.
    1.     Beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, a regionally-accredited institution of higher education offering coursework for a New Jersey instructional certificate shall incorporate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.10 Regulations.
    3.     The State Board of Education, based upon the recommendations developed by the Commissioner of Education pursuant to section 2 of this act, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.11 Findings, declarations relative to shortages of mathematics, science teachers.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Economic development focused on twenty-first century skills in areas related to mathematics and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.12 Program to issue subject area endorsements in certain areas.
    2. a. In accordance with the provisions of subsection b. of this section, the Commissioner of Education shall establish a program to issue subject area...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.13 Rules, regulations.
    3.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) or any other law to the contrary, the commissioner may adopt, immediately upon filing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-2.14 Teaching certification for certain military spouses.
    1. a. As used in this section, "nonresident military spouse" means a person (1) whose spouse is an active duty member of the Armed Forces...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-3 City school district examiners
    In each city school district there may be established by the board of education a district board of examiners consisting of the commissioner, ex officio,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-4 Qualifications of city district examiners
    No person shall be appointed to a district board of examiners unless he holds a state certificate or the highest grade certificate issued in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-5 Certificates granted by city district examiners
    A district board of examiners shall, under such rules as the state board shall prescribe, and under such additional rules as may be prescribed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-6 Certificates required for employment of teaching staff members in districts having city district examiners
    No teaching staff member shall be employed in any of the schools of a district having a district board of examiners unless he shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-7 Certificate fee
    A fee of such sum as shall be fixed by the state board, but not less than $5.00, shall be paid for the issuance of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-8.2 "School leader" defined; training as part of professional development.
    13. a. As used in this section, "school leader" means a school district staff member who holds a position that requires the possession of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-9 Oath of allegiance and office; executed, etc., prerequisite to issuance of certificate
    No certificate to teach or supervise in any of the public schools of this state, and no renewal of any such certificate, shall be issued...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-10 Suspension of certificate for wrongful cessation of performance of duties; "approved private school for the disabled" defined.
    18A:26-10. Any teaching staff member employed by a board of education or an approved private school for the disabled, who shall, without the consent of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-11 Interstate agreement on qualification of educational personnel; enactment
    The interstate agreement on qualification of educational personnel contained herein is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-12 Declaration of policy; purpose of agreement; findings
    1. The States party to this agreement, desiring by common action to improve their respective school systems by utilizing the teacher or other professional educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-13 Definitions
    As used in this agreement and contracts made pursuant to it, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (a) "Educational personnel" means persons who must meet...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-14 Contracts for acceptance of personnel; provisions; term; annual report
    1. The designated State official of a party State may make one or more contracts on behalf of his State with one or more other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-15 Educational preparation programs
    1. Nothing contained in this agreement shall be construed to repeal or otherwise modify any law or regulation of a party State relating to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-16 Multilateral contracts; co-operation of States
    1. The party States agree that they will, so far as practicable, prefer the making of multilateral contracts pursuant to Article III of this agreement....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-17 Evaluation of progress; recommendations
    The designated State officials of any party States may meet from time to time as a group to evaluate progress under the agreement, and to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-18 Other arrangements or practices
    Nothing contained in this agreement shall be construed to prevent or inhibit other arrangements or practices of any party State or States to facilitate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-19 Effective date; withdrawal
    1. This agreement shall become effective when enacted into law by 2 States. Thereafter it shall become effective as to any State upon its enactment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-20 Liberal construction; severability of provisions
    This agreement shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of this agreement shall be severable and if any phrase,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-21 Designated state official
    The "designated State official" for this State shall be the Secretary of the State Board of Examiners. The designated State official shall enter into contracts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-22 Copies of contracts; filing; publication
    True copies of all contracts made on behalf of this State pursuant to the agreement shall be kept on file in the office of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:26-23 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the Interstate Transfer of Teacher Credentials Act. L.1969, c. 114, s. 4, eff. June 26,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-1 Appointment of teaching staff members; vote required
    No teaching staff member shall be appointed, except by a recorded roll call majority vote of the full membership of the board of education appointing
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-2 Employment without certificate prohibited
    Any contract or engagement of any teaching staff member, shall cease and determine whenever the employing board of education shall ascertain by written notice received...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-2.1 Employment without certification; utilization of institution not chartered as institution of higher education
    A local board of education or county board of vocational education may, upon approval by the State Board of Education, employ as an instructor or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-2.2 Employment of teachers from foreign countries under certain conditions
    3. a. A board of education may employ a teacher from a foreign country who is enrolled with an approved international agency which operates a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-2.3 Authorization for employment of teachers from foreign countries, requirements for certification
    4. a. A teacher from a foreign country shall be authorized to teach in the United States under an international teacher placement program or a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-3 Employment for school year
    Teaching staff members may be employed and their salaries fixed and determined, under contracts, by a board of education for the period from July 1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-3.1 Evaluation of nontenured teaching staff
    1. Every board of education in this State shall cause each nontenure teaching staff member employed by it to be observed and evaluated in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-3.2 Teaching staff member; notice of termination; statement of reasons; request; written answer
    Any teaching staff member receiving notice that a teaching contract for the succeeding school year will not be offered may, within 15 days thereafter, request...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-3.3 Rules
    The provisions of this act shall be carried out pursuant to rules established by the State Board of Education. L.1975, c. 132, s. 3.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-3.4 Inapplicability of act to teaching staff employees and administrative officers of county colleges
    Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:64A-13, the provisions of the act hereby supplemented shall be inapplicable to teaching staff employees and administrative officers of county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-4 Power of boards of education to make rules governing employment of teacher, etc.; employment thereunder
    Each board of education may make rules, not inconsistent with the provisions of this title, governing the employment, terms and tenure of employment, promotion and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-4a Definitions relative to employment of novice teachers; benefits of employment.
    2. a. As used in this section:      "Certificate of eligibility" means a certificate with lifetime validity issued by the State Board of Examiners...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-4.1 Board of Education, procedure for certain personnel actions; recommendation of chief school administrator
    1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a. A board of education shall appoint, transfer or remove a certificated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-5 Written contracts of employment required
    Every contract between a board of education which has not made rules governing such employment and any teaching staff member shall be in writing, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-6 Contents of contracts
    Each such contract shall specify: 1. The date when the person shall begin such employment; 2. The kind and grade of certificate held by him...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-7 Contract forms
    The commissioner shall prepare and distribute blank forms for such contracts.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-8 Filing of contracts
    One copy of each such contract so entered into shall be filed with the board, one copy with the person employed thereunder and one copy...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-9 Teaching after notice of termination of contract
    If the employment of a teaching staff member is terminated on notice, pursuant to a contract entered into with the board of education, it shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-10 Written offer or notice to nontenure teachers
    1. On or before May 15 in each year, each nontenured teaching staff member continuously employed by a board of education since the preceding September...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-10.1 Findings, declarations relative to teaching paraprofessionals.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that as school districts that receive federal funding under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-10.2 Contract, written notice relative to employment of paraprofessional.
    2. a. As used in this section, "paraprofessional" means an individual who is employed in a school district as a school aide or classroom aide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-10.3 Dismissal, reduction in compensation; conditions.
    3. a. As used in this section, "paraprofessional" means an individual who is employed in a school district as a school aide or classroom aide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-10.4 Student teaching performed in district of employment.
    4. a. As used in this section, "paraprofessional" means an individual who is employed in a school district as a school aide or classroom aide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-11 Failure to give timely notice of termination as offer of employment for next succeeding year
    Should any board of education fail to give to any nontenure teaching staff member either an offer of contract for employment for the next succeeding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-12 Notice of acceptance; deadline
    If the teaching staff member desires to accept such employment he shall notify the board of education of such acceptance, in writing, on or before...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:27-13 Inapplicability of act to teaching staff employees of county colleges
    Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:64A-13 the provisions of this act shall not apply to teaching staff employees of county colleges. L.1971, c. 436, s....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-1 Definition of "position"
    As used in this chapter the word "position" includes any office, position or employment.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-2 Civil service employees not affected
    No person, who is in the classified service of the civil service of the state pursuant to Title 11, Civil Service, of the Revised Statutes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-3 No tenure for noncitizens
    No teaching staff member shall acquire tenure unless he is, or until he shall become, a citizen of the United States.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-4 Requirements for certain school personnel to acquire tenure, exceptions
    18A:28-4. No teaching staff member shall acquire tenure in any position in the public schools in any school district or under any board of education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-5 Requirements for tenure.
    18A:28-5. a. The services of all teaching staff members employed prior to the effective date of P.L.2012, c.26 (C.18A:6-117 et al.) in the positions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-5.1 Tenure upon transfer to an underperforming school.
    11. A tenured teaching staff member who has been rated effective or highly effective on his most recent annual summative evaluation, and who accepts employment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-6 Tenure upon transfer or promotion.
    18A:28-6. a. Any such teaching staff member under tenure or eligible to obtain tenure under this chapter, who is transferred or promoted with his consent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-6.1 Tenure upon discontinuance of school
    Whenever, heretofore or hereafter, any board of education in any school district in this state shall discontinue any high school, junior high school, elementary school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-7 Certain tenure of service and tenure of service rights saved
    Section 4 of "An act concerning education, relating to tenure and seniority of school nurses, and repealing section 18:14-64.1 of the Revised Statutes," approved August...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-8 Notice of intention to resign required
    Any teaching staff member, under tenure of service, desiring to relinquish his position shall give the employing board of education at least 60 days written...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-9 Reduction of force; power to reduce and reasons for reduction
    Nothing in this title or any other law relating to tenure of service shall be held to limit the right of any board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-10 Reasons for dismissals of persons under tenure on account of reduction
    Dismissals resulting from any such reduction shall not be made by reason of residence, age, sex, marriage, race, religion or political affiliation but shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-11 Seniority; board to determine; notice and advisory opinion
    In the case of any such reduction the board of education shall determine the seniority of the persons affected according to such standards and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-11.1 Credit for military service
    1. In computing length of service for seniority purposes, every teaching staff member who, after July 1, 1940, has served or hereafter shall serve, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-12 Reemployment in order of seniority
    18A:28-12. If any teaching staff member shall be dismissed as a result of such reduction, such person shall be and remain upon a preferred eligible...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-13 Establishment of standards of seniority by commissioner
    The commissioner in establishing such standards shall classify insofar as practicable the fields or categories of administrative, supervisory, teaching or other educational services and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-14 Teaching staff members not certified; not protected; exception
    The services of any teaching staff member who is not the holder of an appropriate certificate, in full force and effect, issued by the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-15 Effect of change of government of district on tenure
    No teaching staff member in the public schools shall be in any manner affected, in relation to his tenure of service or tenure of service...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-16 Operation of certain schools by State agencies; sick leave; tenure, pension rights of staff members
    1. Whenever an Educational Services Commission, a Jointure Commission, the Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education, the board of trustees of any State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-17 Operation of certain schools by local school districts; sick leave; tenure, pension rights of teaching staff members
    2. Whenever the local board of education of any school district in this State shall undertake the operation of any school previously operated by an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-18 Compliance with certain notice requirements
    3. For the academic year following any transfer of operational control under section 1 or section 2 of P.L.1973, c.267 (C.18A:28-16 and 18A:28-17), both the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-1 Uncertified teacher denied salary
    No teaching staff member shall be entitled to any salary unless he is the holder of an appropriate certificate.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-2 Equality of compensation for male and female teachers
    Female teaching staff members in the public schools shall be paid compensation equal to that paid to male members holding similar positions and employments and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-3 Summer payment plans; continuance of plan to raise funds
    Whenever persons employed for an academic year by a board of education shall indicate in writing their desire to participate in a summer payment plan,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-4 Withholding salary for failure to perform duties.
    18A:29-4. The commissioner shall direct the board secretary or treasurer of school moneys, as appropriate, of any district to withhold the salary of any teaching...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-4.1 Salary policy schedules
    A board of education of any district may adopt a one, two or three year salary policy, including salary schedules for all full-time teaching staff...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-4.2 Payment of school nurse according to teachers' salary guide
    Any teaching staff member employed as a school nurse and holding a standard school nurse certificate shall be paid according to the provisions of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-4.3 Teaching staff members with full-time supervisory or administrative responsibilities; salary schedule
    The board of education of every school district employing one or more teaching staff members having full-time supervisory or administrative responsibilities shall adopt salary schedules...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5 $18,500 minimum salary
    The minimum salary of a full-time teaching staff member in any school district or educational services commission who is certified by the local board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Teacher Quality Employment Act." L. 1985, c. 321, s. 1, eff. Sept. 9, 1985,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Attracting and retaining the most able individuals to the profession of teaching is critical to the future welfare...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.3 Mandatory minimum
    No salary schedule adopted by any board of education or any educational services commission shall provide for salaries lower than as prescribed by this amendatory...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.4 Extracurricular activities, summer employment excluded
    The minimum salary established in N.J.S. 18A:29-5 shall not include any amounts paid to a member for duties which are not part of the member's...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.5 No automatic salary increases
    Teachers receiving more than the minimum salary set forth in this amendatory and supplementary act shall not receive automatic salary increases pursuant to any existing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-5.6 Determination of teacher base salary.
    7. a. The actual salary paid to each teacher under each district's or educational services commission's 1984-85 approved salary guide shall be considered a base...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-9 Agreement as to initial salaries
    Whenever a person shall hereafter accept office, position or employment as a member in any school district of this state, his initial place on the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-11 Credit for military services
    Every member who, after July 1, 1940, has served or hereafter shall serve, in the active military or naval service of the United States or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-13 Increase of salaries or increments
    Boards of education shall have the power to increase for any member or classification of members included in any schedule, the initial salary or the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-14 Withholding increments; causes; notice of appeals
    Any board of education may withhold, for inefficiency or other good cause, the employment increment, or the adjustment increment, or both, of any member in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-15 Salary schedules in force
    Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to interfere with or discontinue any salary schedule now in force; provided, such schedule shall meet the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29-16 Emergency certificates; day-by-day basis substitute
    The provisions of this subarticle B shall not apply to any person whose appropriate certificate, valid for his office, position, or employment is an emergency...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Governor's Annual Teacher Recognition Act." L. 1985, c. 322, s. 1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The success of the public school system in this State is based upon the quality and dedication of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-3 Teacher recognition selection panel
    In order to provide Statewide awards and recognition of the excellence of current members of the teaching profession, each school district may annually establish a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-4 Selection of outstanding teachers
    The teacher recognition selection panel may nominate to the local board of education one nonadministrative teaching staff member from each school in the district having...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-5 Convocation; awards
    Annually, the Governor shall sponsor a convocation on "Excellence in Teaching" at which time each teaching staff member who has been selected by a local...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-6 Review, recommendations
    Five years following the implementation of this act, the Commissioner of Education shall review the Governor's Annual Award for Outstanding Teaching to assess and determine...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29A-7 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education shall, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and regulations which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-2 Findings, declarations relative to recognition of educational services professionals.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     the public school system in this State is made more successful by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-3 "Educational services professional" defined.
    3.     As used in this act, "educational services professional" means a person who holds an educational services certificate issued by the State Board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-4 Educational services professional recognition selection panel.
    4.     In order to provide Statewide awards and recognition of the excellence of current educational services professionals, each school district may annually establish an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-5 Nominations for Governor's Annual Educational Services Professionals Recognition Award.
    5.     The educational services professional recognition selection panel may nominate to the local board of education one educational services professional from each school in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-6 Convocation on "Excellence in Educational Services."
    6.     Annually, the Governor shall sponsor a convocation on "Excellence in Educational Services" at which time each educational services professional who has been selected...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:29B-7 Rules, regulations.
    7.     The State Board of Education shall, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules and regulations which are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-1 Definition of sick leave
    Sick leave is hereby defined to mean the absence from his or her post of duty, of any person because of personal disability due to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-2 Sick leave allowable
    All persons holding any office, position, or employment in all local school districts, regional school districts or county vocational schools of the state who are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-2.1 Sick leave payment for service connected disability; satisfactory service
    18A:30-2.1. a. Whenever any employee, entitled to sick leave under this chapter, is absent from his post of duty as a result of a personal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3 Accumulated sick leave
    If any such person requires in any school year less than the specified number of days of sick leave with pay allowed, all days of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.1 Accumulated sick leave rights preserved
    The accumulative sick leave rights of the employees in any high school or junior high school or other school terminated by the creation of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.2 Credited with unused sick leave
    Whenever a board of education employs any person who has an unused accumulation of sick leave days from another school district in New Jersey, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.3 Certificate issued showing unused sick leave
    Upon termination of employment of any employee from any school district, the board shall issue, at the request of the employee, a certificate stating such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.4 Accumulation of sick leave credited; use; accumulation; leave irrevocable
    The accumulation of sick leave days from another district, when granted in accordance with this chapter, shall be credited upon receipt of the certificate of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.5 Payment for accumulated sick leave by board of education.
    44.     Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a board of education, or an agency or instrumentality thereof, shall not pay supplemental...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-3.6 Cap on compensation for unused sick leave from board of education.
    3.     Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a board of education, or an agency or instrumentality thereof, shall not pay supplemental...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-4 Physician's certificate required for sick leave
    In case of sick leave claimed, a board of education may require a physician's certificate to be filed with the secretary of the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-5 Commissioner to enforce chapter
    The commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this chapter to the extent of withholding state school moneys from school districts violating any of the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-6 Prolonged absence beyond sick leave period
    When absence, under the circumstances described in section 18A:30-1 of this article, exceeds the annual sick leave and the accumulated sick leave, the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-7 Power of boards of education to pay salaries
    Nothing in this chapter shall affect the right of the board of education to fix either by rule or by individual consideration, the payment of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-8 Athletic competition on world, Pan American or Olympic level; reimbursement by state
    Any school district employee who qualifies as a member of the United States team for athletic competition on the world, Pan American or Olympic level,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-10 Establishment of sick leave bank for employees of board of education.
    1.     Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a sick leave bank may be established for employees of a board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-11 Administration of sick leave bank.
    2.     The sick leave bank shall be administered by a committee which shall be comprised of three members selected by the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-12 Certain policies unaffected.
    3.     No provision of this act, or regulation promulgated to implement or enforce this act, shall be deemed to justify a board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:30-13 Construction of act.
    4.     No provision of this act shall be construed as limiting the authority of a board of education to provide an employee with additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:31-1 Teachers' institutes and meetings, when held, etc.
    Teachers' institutes, and teachers' meetings called by the commissioner, shall be held pursuant to rules prescribed by the state board.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:31-2 Attendance at conventions of New Jersey Education Association
    Whenever any full-time teaching staff member of any board of education of any local school district or regional school district or of a county vocational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:32-1 Appropriation for establishment and maintenance
    Whenever in any county there shall have been raised by subscription a sum of money not less than $100.00 for the establishment of a library...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:32-2 Committee to select books and manage library
    The county superintendent and three teachers of public schools in the county appointed by him shall constitute a committee to select and purchase books and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-1 District to furnish suitable facilities; adoption of courses of study
    Each school district shall provide, for all children who reside in the district and are required to attend the public schools therein and those who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-1.1 Substandard facility; approval; inspection; abandonment
    No substandard facility shall be approved for more than two consecutive years unless it is inspected by the Bureau of Facility Planning Services in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-1.2 Rules and regulations
    The State Board of Education shall develop rules and regulations for the approval of substandard emergency building facilities for the accommodation of school pupils which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-2 Penalty for failure to provide proper facilities.
    18A:33-2. When any school district shall fail to provide such facilities and courses of study, the county superintendent shall, by order in writing, approved in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-2.1 Closing high school; contracting with another district; referendum
    No board of education of a school district providing high school education in its own high school shall propose to close its high school and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-3 Food service bidding exemption
    A board of education of any district may, itself or under contract, install, equip, supply and operate cafeterias or other agencies for dispensing food to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-3.1 Establishment of prepaid school lunch program.
    1.     A board of education may establish a program through which the parent or guardian of a student may prepay for lunches served to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-4 School lunch; availability to all children
    Each school district shall make school lunch available to all children enrolled in the district within 1 year from the effective date of this act....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-5 Exemptions
    Any school in which less than 5% of pupils enrolled meet the eligibility requirements for a free or reduced price lunch shall be exempt from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-6 Display of poster illustrating choke prevention techniques
    Each local board of education shall: a. Ensure that posters illustrating choke prevention techniques such as the "Heimlich Maneuver" are prominently displayed in all school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-7 Posting of drinking water test reports by public schools.
    6. a. The principal of every public school who is required to prepare a Consumer Confidence Report pursuant to the "Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-8 Posting of drinking water test reports by nonpublic schools.
    7. a. The chief administrative officer of every nonpublic school required to prepare a Consumer Confidence Report pursuant to the "Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-9 Findings, declarations relative to school breakfast programs
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     The School Breakfast Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-10 Establishment of School Breakfast Program in certain schools
    2. a. A public school operated by a local or regional school district of the State in which 20% or more of the students enrolled...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-11 Implementation of school breakfast program by district
    3.     In implementing a school breakfast program under this act, a school district shall:      a.     publicize the availability of the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-12 One-year waiver permitted under certain circumstances
    4. a. The Department of Agriculture may grant a one-year waiver of the requirements of this act to a school in a school district subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-13 Construction of act
    5.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to prevent a school district not subject to this act from implementing a school breakfast program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-14 Rules, regulations
    6.     The Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Department of Education, shall adopt rules and regulations, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-15 Findings, declarations relative to food, beverages sold to certain school pupils.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared that obesity, which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-16 Regulation of items sold, served, given away on school property.
    2. a. As of September 2007, the following items shall not be served, sold or given away as a free promotion anywhere on school property...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-17 Applicability to certain nonpublic schools.
    3.     The provisions of this act shall apply to nonpublic schools that participate in the Child Nutrition Programs as defined by the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-18 Rules, regulations; compliance monitoring.
    4.     The Secretary of Agriculture shall, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), promulgate rules and regulations to implement the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:33-19 Nonpreemption of more stringent policies.
    5.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit the board of education of a public school district or the governing board or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:34-1 Textbooks; selection; furnished free with supplies; appropriations
    Textbooks shall be selected by the recorded roll call majority vote of the full membership of the board of education of the district and they...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:34-2 Care and keeping of textbooks and accounting
    Every board of education shall make rules for the safekeeping and proper care of textbooks, and shall keep an account of all moneys expended by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:34-3 Statewide textbook bank, creation; database
    1. a. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Department of Education shall coordinate the sharing of textbooks among school districts by creating a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:34-4 Guidelines on useful life of certain textbooks
    2. a. The Department of Education shall develop and disseminate to school districts, guidelines on the useful life of textbooks in the core curriculum content...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-1 2-year course of study in history
    The superintendent of schools in each school district shall prepare and recommend to the board of education of the district, and the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-2 Contents of course of study
    Such course of study shall include instruction in (1) The principles and ideals of the American form of representative government as expressed in the Declaration...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-2.1 Civics curriculum guidelines
    The State Department of Education shall prepare curriculum guidelines for the teaching of civics which may be used by local school boards in fulfilling the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-3 Course in civics, geography and history of New Jersey
    Each board of education shall adopt a course of study in community civics, the geography, history and civics of New Jersey, and the privileges and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.1 Course of study in principles of humanity
    Each board of education may teach, by special courses or by emphasis in appropriate places of the curriculum, in a manner adapted to the ages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.2 Career development program
    That the Commissioner of Education and the State Board of Education shall have the authority and responsibility under this act to establish and operate a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.3 Sexual assault prevention education program
    The Department of Education in consultation with the advisory committee provided for in section 2 of this act, shall develop and establish guidelines for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.4 Advisory Council.
    2.     The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, Division on Women, shall appoint an advisory council to assist...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.5 Establishment of program; voluntary participation
    One year after the effective date of this act each board of education may establish a sexual assault prevention education program in accordance with the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.6 Title of act
    This act shall be known as the "Parents Rights to Conscience Act of 1979." L.1979, c. 428, s. 1, eff. Feb. 11, 1980.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.7 Parent's statement of conflict with conscience
    Any child whose parent or guardian presents to the school principal a signed statement that any part of the instructions in health, family life education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.8 Medical treatment or examination; objection of parent or guardian
    No pupil whose parent or guardian objects to such pupil receiving medical treatment or medical examination or physical examination shall be compelled to receive such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.9 Pupil promotion, remediation policies, procedures
    Local boards of education shall adopt policies and procedures for: a. Pupil promotion and remediation, related to district goals, objectives and pupil proficiency; b. Notification...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.10 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education shall adopt pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) such rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.11 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that agriculture is an applied science and that certified agriculture teachers have strong scientific educational backgrounds which qualify them to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.12 Curriculum guidelines for agricultural science education programs
    The Department of Education, in consultation with teachers who hold an instructional certificate with an agriculture endorsement, shall develop curriculum guidelines for agricultural science education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.13 Evaluation of agricultural science courses, programs
    The Department of Education shall establish a standardized process for the evaluation of agricultural science courses and programs offered by local school districts for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.14 Agricultural science proficiencies included in science core courses
    In the event that the State Board of Education develops Statewide core course proficiencies in science, the State board shall include the agricultural science proficiencies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.15 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. chess increases strategic thinking skills, stimulates intellectual creativity, and improves problem-solving ability while raising self esteem; b....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.16 Instruction in chess; guidelines
    2. Each board of education may offer instruction in chess during the second grade for pupils in gifted and talented and special education programs. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.17 Notification to students of risks of using computer services for illegal purposes; guidelines.
    4.     Every district or regional board of education shall, as part of any computer education instruction it provides, notify students on the potential risks...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.18 Credit for world language course not offered by public school
    8.     A pupil who is enrolled in a public high school within the State who wishes to take a world language course not offered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.19 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known as the "AIDS Prevention Act of 1999."      L.2001,c.303,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.20 Sex education programs to stress abstinence.
    2.     Any sex education that is given as part of any planned course, curriculum or other instructional program and that is intended to impart...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.21 Abstinence from sexual activity stressed in curriculum.
    3.     The board of education shall include in its family life and HIV/AIDS curriculum instruction on reasons, skills and strategies for remaining or becoming...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.22 Avoidance of IV drug use stressed.
    4.     In addition, any course, program or material concerning methods for the prevention of HIV/AIDS shall stress the importance of avoiding intravenous drug use....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.23a Dating violence education incorporated into health education curriculum.
    6. a. Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, each school district shall incorporate dating violence education that is age appropriate into the health education curriculum...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.24 Definitions relative to alternative education projects.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Alternative education project" means the use of video tapes, models, films, books, computers, or any other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.25 Refusal to participate in certain school activities related to animal dissection, etc.
    2. a. A public school pupil from kindergarten through grade 12 may refuse to dissect, vivisect, incubate, capture or otherwise harm or destroy animals or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-4.26 Instruction in gang violence prevention; required for elementary school students.
    1.     Each board of education that operates an educational program for elementary school students shall offer instruction in gang violence prevention and in ways...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-5 Maintenance of physical training courses; features
    Each board of education shall conduct as a part of the instruction in the public schools courses in health, safety and physical education, which courses...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-5.1 Lyme Disease curriculum guidelines
    1. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall develop curriculum guidelines for the teaching of information on the prevention of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-5.2 Availability of guidelines
    2. The commissioner shall make the curriculum guidelines available to all school districts in the State and shall encourage their adoption by those districts which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-5.3 Guidelines for, training of teachers instructing infected students
    3. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall also provide curriculum guidelines for the training of all teachers who instruct...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-5.4 Instruction on breast self-examination required
    1.     Each board of education which operates an educational program for students in grades 7 through 12 shall offer instruction in breast self-examination. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-6 Supervision of instruction
    Such courses, and the instruction therein, shall be subject to the general supervision and direction of the commissioner, who shall appoint, with the approval of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-7 Course required
    Every pupil, except kindergarten pupils, attending the public schools, insofar as he is physically fit and capable of doing so, as determined by the medical...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-8 Time devoted to course
    The time devoted to such courses shall aggregate at least two and one-half hours in each school week, or proportionately less when holidays fall within...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-9 Qualifications of teachers; instruction of college pupils
    The state board shall adopt rules fixing the necessary qualifications of teachers in such courses in the public school system and all students at the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-10 Military training course; when required; preparation
    If the State board shall determine that the courses in health, safety and physical education, as prescribed for male pupils in the high school, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-11 Military training; referendum
    If the state board does not require the course in military training to be included in courses in health, safety and physical training, the question...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-12 Result of election; establishment of course
    If, at such election, the number of votes cast in favor of the adoption of the question shall exceed the number of votes cast against...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-13 Expenses of maintaining military training
    The funds required to furnish the necessary equipment for such course in military training and to meet the expenses incident thereto shall be provided in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-14 Instructors in military training; qualifications; salary
    Every instructor of such course in military training shall hold at all times a certificate as to his qualifications as an instructor in military training...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-15 Legislative findings
    The Legislature finds that there are large numbers of children in the State who come from environments where the primary language is other than English....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-16 Definitions
    As used in this act, the following words and phrases shall have the following meaning: "Children of limited English-speaking ability" means those children whose primary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-17 Identification and classification of children of limited English-speaking ability
    Each school district shall identify and ascertain, according to rules prescribed by the Commissioner of Education with the approval of the State board, the children...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-18 Programs in bilingual education; establishment; number of pupils; waiver
    4. a. When, at the beginning of any school year, there are within the schools of the district 20 or more pupils of limited English-speaking...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-19 Period of continuance of participation by pupil
    Every pupil participating in a program established pursuant to this act shall be entitled to continue such participation for a period of 3 years. L.1974,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-19.1 Transfer of bilingual pupil to English-only program
    A pupil enrolled in a bilingual education program pursuant to P.L.1974, c.197 (C.18A:35-15 et seq.) shall be placed in the English-only program when the pupil...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-19.2 Appeal of placement decision
    If any parent or teaching staff member disagrees with the decision either that a pupil exit from or remain in the district's bilingual education program,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-19.3 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education shall promulgate regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary to effectuate the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-20 Participation in courses in which verbalization unessential to understanding of subject matter; location of and children in bilingual programs
    In those courses or subjects in which verbalization is not essential to an understanding of the subject matter, including but not limited to art, music,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-21 Joint establishment by school districts
    A school district may join with any other school district or districts, according to rules prescribed by Commissioner of Education with the approval of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-22 Notification of parents; involvement in programs
    8.     Each school district shall notify by mail the parents of the pupils of limited English-speaking ability of the fact that their child has...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-22.1 Removal of pupil from bilingual education program
    2.     A parent or guardian may remove a pupil who is enrolled in a bilingual education program at any time; except that during the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-23 Implementation of provisions
    9. The Commissioner of Education shall, with the approval of the State Board of Education promulgate rules and regulations, establish procedures, employ personnel, and take...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-24 State Advisory Committee on Bilingual Education; establishment; membership
    10. The State Board of Education shall establish a State Advisory Committee on Bilingual Education to assist the Department of Education in the formulation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-25 Financial support to institutions of higher education
    11. The Commission on Higher Education with the advice of the State Advisory Committee on Bilingual Education shall recommend to the treasurer that financial support...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-26 Developmental activities
    12. The State Board of Education shall develop resources, programs, curriculum and instructional materials and undertake such other activities as will enable boards of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-27 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. New Jersey has recently become the focal point of national attention for the most venomous and vile...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:35-28 Instruction on Holocaust, genocides required in elementary, secondary school curriculum
    2. a. Every board of education shall include instruction on the Holocaust and genocides in an appropriate place in the curriculum of all elementary and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-1 School year
    The school year for all schools in the public school system shall begin on July 1 and end on June 30.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-2 Time when schools are open; determination
    The board of education shall determine annually the dates, between which the schools of the district shall be open, in accordance with law.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-3 Display of and salute to flag; pledge of allegiance
    Every board of education shall: (a) Procure a United States flag, flagstaff and necessary appliances therefor for each school in the district and display such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-4 Period of silence
    Principals and teachers in each public elementary and secondary school of each school district in this State shall permit students to observe a 1 minute...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-5 "Special Education Week" designated
    2. The week beginning with the second Sunday in May of each year is designated as "Special Education Week" in the State of New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-5.1 "School Violence Awareness Week"; designated.
    2.     The week beginning with the third Monday in October of each year is designated as "School Violence Awareness Week" in the State of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-6 Observance of flag day
    The principals and teachers in the public schools shall make suitable arrangements for the celebration, by appropriate exercises among the pupils in the schools, of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-7 Designation of Arbor Day
    For the purpose of encouraging the planting of shade and forest trees and the designation of a uniform day throughout the nation, the last Friday...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-10 Designation of Commodore Barry Day
    September 13 in each year shall be known as Commodore John Barry Day, except when such day shall fall on Saturday, then the day preceding,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-11 Observance of Commodore Barry Day
    It shall be the duty of the authorities of every public school in this state to assemble the pupils in their charge on such day...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-12 Exercises on Commodore Barry Day
    The commissioner shall prescribe a course of exercises or instructions which shall be adopted and observed by public school authorities on Commodore John Barry Day.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-13.1 Observation of certain holidays by school district.
    5.     A school district may conduct a course of exercises or instruction in accordance with the core curriculum content standards to observe holidays, including,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-14 Religious holidays; absence of pupils on; effect
    No pupil of any public school, who shall be absent, by reason of observance of a religious holiday, from such school at any time when...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-15 Absence because of religious holidays as excused absence
    Any absence because of religious holidays shall be recorded as excused absence on the pupil's attendance record or on that of any group or class...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-16 Rules regarding religious holidays
    The commissioner, with the approval of the state board, shall prescribe rules relative to absences for religious holidays including, but not limited to, a list...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-17 Credit of seniors in active military and naval service, etc.
    Any pupil or student who has completed or shall complete the work of the junior year in any of the public high schools or educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-18 Books containing organic laws at graduation
    The board of education of every school district shall have printed and suitably bound in book form, copies of the Declaration of Independence, the constitution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-19 Pupil records; creation, maintenance and retention, security and access; regulations; nonliability
    The State Board of Education shall provide by regulation for the creation, maintenance and retention of pupil records and for the security thereof and access...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-19a Student records.
    1.     The chief school administrator or the administrator's designee of any local school district that enrolls a new student shall request, in writing, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-19.1 Military recruitment in public schools
    Local school districts in New Jersey are directed to establish policies which would provide military recruiters the same access to school facilities and student information...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-19.2 School locker inspection
    The principal or other official designated by the local board of education may inspect lockers or other storage facilities provided for use by students so...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-20 Discrimination; prohibition
    No pupil in a public school in this State shall be discriminated against in admission to, or in obtaining any advantages, privileges or courses of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-21 Field trips; costs to be borne by parents or guardians, exceptions, financial hardship
    Any board of education may authorize field trips for which all or part of the costs are borne by the pupils' parents or legal guardians,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-22 "Field trip" defined
    As used in this act "field trip" means a journey by a group of pupils, away from the school premises, under the supervision of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-23 No student prohibited from attending field trip
    No student shall be prohibited from attending a field trip due to inability to pay the fee regardless of whether or not they have met...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-24 Missing children; legislative findings and declarations
    The legislature finds and declares: a. That there is a growing recognition of the prevalence and consequences of child abuse. b. That the removal of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25 Early detection of missing and abused children; policies of school districts
    All school districts shall be required to establish policies designed to provide for the early detection of missing and abused children. These policies shall include...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25.2 Investigation, reporting of certain pupil absences, transfers.
    1. a. If any child enrolled in a school district has an unexcused absence from school for five consecutive school days, the attendance officer of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25.3 Rules, regulations.
    2.     The Commissioner of Education, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), and in consultation with the Commissioner of Children...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25.4 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as "Tabitha's Law."      L.2012, c.74, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25.5 Findings, declarations relative to child abduction.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that when a child is abducted, the first few hours are absolutely critical in the recovery process; that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-25.6 Report of absence.
    3. a. Whenever a pupil enrolled in a public school district will be absent from school, the pupil's parent or guardian shall notify the principal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-26 Compliance with act
    The Department of Education, pursuant to its authority under P.L. 1975, c. 212 (C. 18A:7A-1 et seq.), shall ensure compliance with this act. L.1984, c....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-27 Voting information.
    1.     The board of education of each school district and the appropriate school officials in each nonpublic school shall provide a voter registration form,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-28 Rules, regulations
    The Commissioner of Education shall adopt pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) rules and regulations necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-29 Fingerprinting of students
    The sheriff of each county shall work in conjunction with local law enforcement officials and local boards of education to provide a fingerprint program for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-30 Assistance of school officials; authorization
    a. Public school officials shall cooperate with sheriffs and local law enforcement officials in setting dates for fingerprinting pupils pursuant to this act and providing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-31 Fingerprint card
    a. Fingerprinting pursuant to this act shall be done on a fingerprint card provided by the sheriff or local law enforcement officials. Fingerprints shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-32 Fine for permitting cigarette machines on school property
    Any person who, acting as an agent or otherwise, permits the operation, installation, or maintenance of coin-operated vending machines that dispense cigarettes on any property...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-33 Pupils serving as district board of election members, excused absence
    1.     Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, any pupil of any public school who serves as a member of a district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-34 School surveys, certain, parental consent required before administration
    1. a. Unless a school district receives prior written informed consent from a student's parent or legal guardian and provides for a copy of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-37 "Student-athlete" defined, rules for maintenance of amateur status; violations, penalties.
    1. a. As used in this section, "student-athlete" means any student enrolled in a public or nonpublic secondary school in this State who is a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-38 Classroom placement of twins, higher multiples, selection by parent, guardian.
    1. a. (1) A parent or guardian of twins or higher order multiples enrolled in the same K through 8grade level at the same public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36-39 Notification by school to certain persons using certain electronic devices; fine.
    1.     A school district or charter school that furnishes a student with a laptop computer, cellular telephone, or other electronic device shall provide the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-1 Short title
    1.      This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Charter School Program Act of 1995."      L.1995,c.426,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-2 Findings, declarations relative to establishment of charter schools
    2.      The Legislature finds and declares that the establishment of charter schools as part of this State's program of public education can assist...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-3 Charter school program established
    3. a. The Commissioner of Education shall establish a charter school program which shall provide for the approval and granting of charters to charter schools...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-4 Establishment of charter school.
    4. a. A charter school may be established by teaching staff members, parents with children attending the schools of the district, or a combination of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-4.1 Conversion to charter school by certain nonpublic schools.
    1. a. The governing body of a high-performing nonpublic school that is located in a failing school district may submit an application to the Commissioner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-5 Application for charter school
    5.      The application for a charter school shall include the following information:      a.      The identification of the charter applicant;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-6 Powers of charter school
    6.      A charter school established pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be a body corporate and politic with all powers necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-7 Student admissions to charter school
    7.      A charter school shall be open to all students on a space available basis and shall not discriminate in its admission policies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-8 Enrollment preference
    8. a. Preference for enrollment in a charter school shall be given to students who reside in the school district in which the charter school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-9 Withdrawal, expulsion from charter school
    9.      A student may withdraw from a charter school at any time. A student may be expelled from a charter school based on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-10 Location of charter school.
    10.     A charter school may be located in part of an existing public school building, in space provided on a public work site, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-11 Operation of charter school.
    11. a. A charter school shall operate in accordance with its charter and the provisions of law and regulation which govern other public schools; except...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-11.1 Requirements for member of board of trustees of a charter school.
    7. a. A person may not serve as a member of the board of trustees of a charter school if he or she has been...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-12 Per pupil payments to charter schools.
    12. a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2007, c.260).      b.     The school district of residence shall pay directly to the charter school for each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-13 Transportation for students
    13.      The students who reside in the school district in which the charter school is located shall be provided transportation to the charter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-14 Authority of board of trustees; employees
    14. a. The board of trustees of a charter school shall have the authority to decide matters related to the operations of the school including...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-15 Complaints to board of trustees
    15.      Any individual or group may bring a complaint to the board of trustees of a charter school alleging a violation of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-16 Annual assessment, review of charter schools, independent study, report, recommendations.
    16. a. The commissioner shall annually assess whether each charter school is meeting the goals of its charter, and shall conduct a comprehensive review prior...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-17 Granting, renewal of charter
    17.      A charter granted by the commissioner pursuant to the provisions of this act shall be granted for a four-year period and may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-17.1 Commissioner's actions relative to possible loss, not granting of charter.
    4.     If at any time the commissioner determines that a board of trustees is in jeopardy of losing its charter or an applicant is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36A-18 Rules, regulations
    18.      The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-14 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Interdistrict Public School Choice Program Act."      L.2010, c.65, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-15 Definitions relative to public school choice.
    2.     As used in this act:      "Choice district" means a public school district, established pursuant to chapter 8 or chapter 13 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-16 Interdistrict public school choice program.
    3.     The Commissioner of Education shall establish an interdistrict public school choice program which shall provide for the creation of choice districts. A choice...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-17 Application by district for choice program.
    4. a. A proposed choice district shall submit an application to the commissioner no later than April 30 in the year prior to the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-18 Evaluation of district's application.
    5.     The commissioner shall evaluate an application submitted by a proposed choice district according to the following criteria:      a.     the fiscal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-20 Applications by student to choice district.
    7. a. The parents or guardian of a student shall notify the sending district of the student's intention to participate in the choice program and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-21 Enrollment restrictions.
    8. a. (1) The school board of a sending district may adopt a resolution to restrict enrollment of its students in a choice district to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-22 Provision of transportation, aid in-lieu-of transportation.
    9. a. Transportation, or aid in-lieu-of transportation, shall be provided to an elementary school pupil who lives more than two miles from the choice district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-23 Parent information center.
    10. A choice district shall establish and maintain a parent information center. The center shall collect and disseminate information about participating programs and schools and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36B-24 Annual report.
    11. The commissioner shall annually report to the State Board of Education, the Legislature, and the Joint Committee on the Public Schools on the effectiveness...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-1 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Urban Hope Act."      L.2011, c.176, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-2 Findings, declarations relative to the "Urban Hope Act."
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Maintaining a thorough and efficient public school system is among the Legislature's most...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-3 Definitions relative to the "Urban Hope Act."
    3.     As used in this act:      "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education.      "Failing district" means: in accordance with data from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-4 Application to create renaissance school district.
    4. a. A nonprofit entity, in partnership with the renaissance school district, may submit to the commissioner an application to create a renaissance school project...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-5 Limitation on renaissance projects per district, review of applications.
    5.     The commissioner may not approve more than four renaissance school projects in any one renaissance school district. Nothing in this act shall prohibit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-6 Contract, filing of organizational document.
    6. a. The nonprofit entity and the renaissance school district in which the renaissance school project will be located shall enter into a contract setting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-7 Renaissance schools considered public schools.
    7. a. Notwithstanding that a renaissance school project shall be constructed, controlled, operated, and managed by a nonprofit entity, and not the local board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-8 Enrollment in renaissance school.
    8. a. In the case of a renaissance school project built on land owned by the New Jersey Schools Development Authority or the renaissance school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-9 Employees of renaissance school project.
    9. a. The employees of a renaissance school project shall not be deemed to be members of the bargaining unit of the renaissance school district....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-10 Authorization of renaissance school project, renewal.
    10. a. The renaissance school project shall be authorized for 10 years from the date of opening, subject to periodic reviews by the commissioner. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-11 Conveyance of land by authority to renaissance school project.
    11. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of the "Educational Facilities Construction and Financing Act," P.L.2000, c.72 (C.18A:7G-1 et al.), or any other law or regulation to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-12 Conveyance of land by board of education to renaissance school project.
    12.     Whenever any board of education shall by resolution determine that any tract of land is no longer desirable or necessary for school purposes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:36C-13 Regulations.
    13. The Commissioner of Education, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) shall adopt regulations to effectuate the purposes of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-1 Submission of pupils to authority
    Pupils in the public schools shall comply with the rules established in pursuance of law for the government of such schools, pursue the prescribed course...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2 Causes for suspension, expulsion of pupils.
    18A:37-2. Any pupil who is guilty of continued and willful disobedience, or of open defiance of the authority of any teacher or person having authority...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2.1 Suspension, expulsion of pupil for assault, appeal; report
    2. a. Any pupil who commits an assault, as defined pursuant to N.J.S.2C:12-1, upon a teacher, administrator, board member or other employee of a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2.2 Offense by pupil involving assault, removal from school's regular education program
    1. Any pupil who commits an assault upon a teacher, administrator, board member, other employee of a school board or another student, with a weapon,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2.3 Responsibility for removal, report
    2. The principal or his or her designee shall be responsible for the removal of any pupil pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1995, c.128 (C.18A:37-2.2)....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2.4 Hearing
    3. a. Any pupil removed pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1995, c.128 (C.18A:37-2.2) shall be entitled to a hearing before the local board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-2.5 Determination of pupil's preparedness to return
    4. The chief school administrator shall determine when the pupil is prepared to return to the regular education program in accordance with procedures to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-3 Liability of parents or guardian of minor for damage to property
    The parents or guardian of any minor who shall injure any public or nonpublic school property shall be liable for damages for the amount of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-4 Suspension of pupils by teacher or principal
    The teacher in a school having but one teacher or the principal in all other cases may suspend any pupil from school for good cause...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-5 Continuation of suspension; reinstatement or expulsion
    No suspension of a pupil by a teacher or a principal shall be continued longer than the second regular meeting of the board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-6 Rules, regulations
    6. The State Board of Education, in consultation and cooperation with the Attorney General, shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-6.1 Strip, body cavity searches of pupil prohibited.
    1. Any teaching staff member, principal or other educational personnel shall be prohibited from conducting any strip search or body cavity search of pupil under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-7 Short title
    1. This act shall be known as the "Zero Tolerance for Guns Act." L.1995,c.127,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-8 Offense by pupil involving firearm, removal from school's regular education program
    2. Any pupil who is convicted or adjudicated delinquent for possession of a firearm or a crime while armed with a firearm or found knowingly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-9 Responsibility for removal, report
    3. The principal or his or her designee shall be responsible for the removal of any pupil pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1995, c.127 (C.18A:37-8)....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-10 Hearing
    4. a. Any pupil removed pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1995, c.127 (C.18A:37-8) shall be entitled to a hearing before the local board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-11 Determination of pupil's preparedness to return
    5. The chief school administrator shall determine whether the pupil is prepared to return to the regular education program or whether the pupil shall remain...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-12 Nonapplicability of act
    6. This act shall not apply to any pupil who has obtained the written authorization of the chief school administrator to lawfully possess a firearm...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-13 Findings, declarations relative to adoption of harassment and bullying prevention policies.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that: a safe and civil environment in school is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-13.2 Short title.
    1.     Sections 1, 2, and 16 through 30 of this act and P.L.2002, c.83 (C.18A:37-13 et seq.) shall be known and may be cited...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-14 Definitions relative to adoption of harassment and bullying prevention policies
    2.     As used in this act:      "Electronic communication" means a communication transmitted by means of an electronic device, including, but not limited...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-15 Adoption of policy concerning harassment, intimidating or bullying by each school district.
    3. a. Each school district shall adopt a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying on school property, at a school-sponsored function or on a school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-15.1 "Electronic communication" included in school districts' harassment and bullying prevention policy.
    2. a. A school district's policy on prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying adopted pursuant to section 3 of P.L.2002, c.83 (C.18A:37-15), shall be amended, if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-15.2 Actions required relative to bullying policy.
    8.     Within 60 days of the effective date of this section each school district shall amend its bullying policy in accordance with section 3...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-15.3 Policy to include certain incidents occurring off school grounds.
    16. The policy adopted by each school district pursuant to section 3 of P.L.2002, c.83 (C.18A:37-15) shall include provisions for appropriate responses to harassment, intimidation,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-16 Reprisal, retaliation, false accusation prohibited.
    4. a. A member of a board of education, school employee, student or volunteer shall not engage in reprisal, retaliation or false accusation against a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-17 Establishment of bullying prevention programs or approaches.
    5. a. Schools and school districts shall annually establish, implement, document, and assess bullying prevention programs or approaches, and other initiatives involving school staff, students,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-18 Other remedies unaffected.
    6.     This act shall not be interpreted to prevent a victim from seeking redress under any other available law either civil or criminal. This...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-19 Application by school district for reimbursement.
    7.     A school district that incurs additional costs due to the implementation of the provisions of this act shall apply to the Commissioner of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-20 Appointment of school anti-bullying specialists, coordinator.
    17. a. The principal in each school in a school district shall appoint a school anti-bullying specialist. When a school guidance counselor, school psychologist, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-21 School safety teams.
    18. a. A school district shall form a school safety team in each school in the district to develop, foster, and maintain a positive school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-22 Program required for teaching certification.
    19. a. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, all candidates for teaching certification who have completed a teacher preparation program at a regionally-accredited institution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-23 Program required for administrative and supervisory certification.
    20. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, all candidates for administrative and supervisory certification shall have satisfactorily completed a program on harassment, intimidation, and bullying...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-24 Development of guidance document.
    21. a. The Department of Education, in consultation with the Division on Civil Rights in the Department of Law and Public Safety shall develop a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-25 Establishment of formal protocol for investigating a complaint.
    22. a. The Commissioner of Education shall establish a formal protocol pursuant to which the office of the executive county superintendent of schools shall investigate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-26 Inservice workshops, training programs.
    23. a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with recognized experts in school bullying from a cross section of academia, child advocacy organizations, nonprofit organizations,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-27 Development of online tutorial, test.
    24. The Commissioner of Education shall develop, in consultation with the Division on Civil Rights, and make available on the Department of Education's Internet site,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-28 "Bullying Prevention Fund."
    25. There is created a special fund in the Department of Education, which shall be designated the "Bullying Prevention Fund." The fund shall be maintained...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-29 "Week of Respect"; designated.
    26. The week beginning with the first Monday in October of each year is designated as a "Week of Respect" in the State of New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-30 Construction of act.
    27. Nothing contained in P.L.2010, c.122 (C.18A:37-13.1 et al.) shall be construed as affecting the provisions of any collective bargaining agreement or individual contract of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-31 Compliance by nonpublic schools encouraged.
    29. a. Nonpublic schools are encouraged to comply with the provisions of the "Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act," P.L.2002, c.83 (C.18A:37-13 et seq.), as amended...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-32 Inapplicability to certain situations.
    30. Nothing contained in the "Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act," P.L.2002, c.83 (C.18A:37-13 et seq.), as amended and supplemented by P.L.2010, c.122 (C.18A:37-13.1 et al.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-32.1 Rules, regulations.
    5.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) or any other law to the contrary, the commissioner may adopt, immediately upon filing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-33 Findings, declarations relative to dating violence policy and education.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that: a safe and civil environment in school is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-34 Definitions relative to dating violence policy and education.
    2.     As used in this act:      "At school" means in a classroom or anywhere on school property, on a school bus or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-35 Task force to develop policy.
    3. a. The Department of Education shall establish a task force to develop a policy to address incidents of dating violence involving students at school....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-36 Educational resources, recommendation, posting on website.
    4.     The Department of Education shall recommend educational resources on dating violence and shall post these materials on its website.      L.2011, c.64,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:37-37 Interpretation.
    5.     The provisions of P.L.2011, c.64 (C.18A:37-33 et al.) shall not be interpreted to prevent a victim from seeking redress under any other available...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-1 Attendance at school free of charge.
    18A:38-1. Public schools shall be free to the following persons over five and under 20 years of age:      a.     Any person who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-2 Free attendance at school by nonresidents placed in district under court order
    Public schools shall be free to any person over five and under 20 years of age nonresident in a school district who is placed in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-3 Admission for nonresident of school district; parent on active duty
    18A:38-3. a. Any person not resident in a school district, if eligible except for residence, may be admitted to the schools of the district with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-4 Free attendance to persons over age
    The public schools of any district shall be free also to such persons, over the age of 20 years, who, except for age, would be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-5 Admission of pupils under age
    No child under the age of five years shall be admitted to any public school, except such as may be provided pursuant to law for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-5.1 No child to be excluded from school because of race, etc.
    No child between the ages of four and 20 years shall be excluded from any public school on account of his race, creed, color, national...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-6 Time of admission of pupils; first school year
    Pupils who have never attended any public or private school may be admitted to a public school on or before October 1 following the opening...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7 Pupils receiving free education subject to provisions of chapter
    Any person entitled to or receiving free education pursuant to this article shall be subject to all of the provisions of this chapter.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.7 Finding, declaration
    The Legislature finds and declares that all persons of school age who reside on federal property located within this State are entitled under the New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.8 Designated district
    a. After July 1, 1988, persons of school age who reside on federal property which is located entirely within the geographic boundaries of two or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.9 Apportionment of State aid, taxes.
    3. a. In the event the designated district is composed of more than one municipality, when allocating equalized valuations or district incomes, pursuant to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.10 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that all persons of school age who reside on federal property located within this State are entitled under the New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.11 Definition
    As used in this act, "multi-district federal enclave" means a contiguous piece of federal property which is located entirely or partially within the geographic boundaries...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.12 Multi-district federal enclave
    Persons of school age who reside in a multi-district federal enclave shall be deemed to be domiciled in a single district to be designated by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.13 Designation of district for pupils residing in multi-district federal enclave.
    4.     The county superintendent of schools shall, within 120 days of the effective date of this act, certify to the Commissioner of Education which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-7.14 Boundaries, eligibility unaltered
    Nothing contained in this act shall be construed to alter any existing school district boundary or to alter any district's eligibility for federal funds pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-8 Duty to receive pupils from other districts
    The board of education of any school district having the necessary accommodations may receive, or may be required to receive by order of the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-8.1 Representation of board of education of sending district; matters covered
    1. In addition to the members of the board of education of a Type I and Type II school district provided by law, in a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-8.2 Representation from sending school district to board of receiving district
    2. A school district which is sending pupils to another school district pursuant to N.J.S.18A:38-8 shall have representation on the board of education of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-8.3 Nonapplicability of act
    3. The provisions of this act shall not apply to sending and receiving relationships which are established exclusively for the purposes of special education. L.1995,c.8,s.3.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-8.4 Board of Education representation of sixth class county school district; certain.
    1.     Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2 of P.L.1995, c.8 (C.18A:38-8.2) or any other law or regulation to the contrary, a school district which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-9 Attendance in adjoining district because of remoteness from school
    Any child living remote from any public school in the district in which he resides shall be allowed to attend a public school in an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-10 Attendance outside of state
    Any board of education of a district may arrange for the attendance of any or all of the pupils of the district in the public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-11 Designation of high school of another district for attendance by pupils
    The board of education of every school district which lacks high school facilities within the district and has not designated a high school or high...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-12 Allocation and apportionment of pupils among two or more high schools
    Whenever the board of education of a district shall designate two or more high schools without the district for the attendance of its high school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-13 Change in designation, allocation
    No such designation of a high school or high schools and no such allocation or apportionment of pupils thereto, heretofore or hereafter made pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-13.1 5-year minimum
    Any school district entering into a sending-receiving relationship subsequent to severing a prior sending-receiving relationship pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:38-13 shall remain in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-14 Appeal from determination of commissioner
    The determination of the commissioner upon any such application may be appealed by the applying board of education or by the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-15 Attendance at special high school courses of study in another district
    Any board of education not furnishing instruction in a particular high school course of study, which any pupil resident in the district and who has...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-16 Attendance at evening high school in another district
    Any board of education not furnishing instruction in approved evening high school courses, which any pupil in the district may desire to pursue, may, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-17 Attendance outside district for instruction beyond twelfth grade
    Any board of education not furnishing instruction beyond the twelfth grade which any pupil, resident in the district, may desire to pursue, may arrange for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-18 High school education in another district; tuition
    Any board of education offering instruction, to residents and nonresidents of the district beyond the twelfth grade, under rules, approved by the commissioner and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-19 Tuition of pupils attending schools in another district.
    18A:38-19. Whenever the pupils of any school district are attending public school in another district, within or without the State, pursuant to this article, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-20 Additional school facilities; agreement as to tuition
    Whenever a board of education, now or hereafter furnishing elementary and high school education or either thereof for the pupils of another school district, finds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-21 Termination of agreement concerning tuition as to pupils
    Any board of education which shall have entered into such an agreement may apply to the commissioner for consent to terminate the same, and to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-21.1 Termination of sending-receiving relationship.
    1. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:38-13 and N.J.S.18A:38-21, any board of education which sends students to another school district may terminate a sending-receiving relationship...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-22 Hearing on application for termination of agreement
    Upon the making of any such application, an opportunity to be heard before the commissioner shall be given to the board of education of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-23 Pupils not excluded for nonpayment of tuition; withdrawal of pupils
    Whenever at the beginning of or during a school year a board of education receives pupils from another district on a tuition basis, it shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-24 Attendance of pupils at demonstration schools
    18A:38-24. Any pupil may with the consent of the board of education of the district in which he resides and of the commissioner be admitted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-25 Attendance required of children between six and 16; exceptions
    Every parent, guardian or other person having custody and control of a child between the ages of six and 16 years shall cause such child...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-26 Days when attendance required; exceptions
    Such regular attendance shall be during all the days and hours that the public schools are in session in the district, unless it is shown...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-27 Truancy and juvenile delinquency defined
    Any child between the ages of six and 16 years who shall repeatedly be absent from school, and any child of such age found away...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-28 Truants; return to parents or school
    Any attendance officer who shall find any child between six and 16 years of age who is a truant from school, shall take the child...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-29 Warning and arrest of vagrants or habitual truants
    The attendance officer shall examine into all violations of this article, shall warn any child violating any of the provisions of this article and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-30 Assistance of sheriffs, police officers, etc.
    The sheriff and his officers and all police officers and constables shall assist attendance officers in the performance of their duties.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-31 Failure to comply with provisions of article; fine
    A parent, guardian or other person having charge and control of a child between the ages of 6 and 16 years, who shall fail to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-32 District and county vocational school attendance officers
    For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this article, the board of education of each school district and the board of education of each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-33 Tenure of attendance officers in city districts
    The services of all attendance officers of the public schools of a city district shall, after employment in such district for one year, be under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-34 Attendance officers in counties other than counties of first class; duties; terms; salaries
    Whenever a majority of the boards of education of any county other than counties of the first class has by resolution requested the appointment of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-35 Salaries and expenses of county attendance officers
    The salary of each county attendance officer shall be paid as other state salaries are paid. The director of the division of budget and accounting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:38-36 Employment certificates to part-time pupils; revocation
    The commissioner of education and the commissioner of labor and industry may issue employment certificates to pupils over 14 years of age who study part...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1 Transportation of pupils remote from school.
    18A:39-1. Whenever in any district there are elementary school pupils who live more than two miles from their public school of attendance or secondary school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1a Adjustment of non-public school transportation costs.
    2.     For the 2002-2003 school year, the maximum amount of nonpublic school transportation costs per pupil provided for in N.J.S.18A:39-1 shall equal $735 and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1b Furnishing of district information
    3. Each school district shall furnish to the Department of Education the information necessary for the department to complete a comparison of transportation costs, so...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1c Waiver for pupil transportation services under certain circumstances.
    1. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:39-1 or any other section of law to the contrary, a school district shall not be required to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.1 Transportation of other pupils by board.
    18A:39-1.1. In addition to the provision of transportation for pupils pursuant to N.J.S.18A:39-1 and N.J.S.18A:46-23, the board of education of any district may provide, by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.2 Provision of transportation for certain pupils; contracts; charges, method of collection.
    18A:39-1.2. Whenever the governing body of a municipality finds that for safety reasons it is desirable to provide transportation to and from a school for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.3 Contract for transportation of certain pupils; costs.
    1.     Any board of education which transports pupils to and from school pursuant to N.J.S.18A:39-1 or a cooperative transportation services agency may enter into...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.4 Determination of financial hardship
    2. A board of education which enters into a contract for the transportation of pupils pursuant to section 1 of this act may not exclude...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.5 Adoption of policy regarding transportation of students who walk along hazardous routes.
    2. a. A school district that provides courtesy busing services shall adopt a policy regarding the transportation of students who must walk to and from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.6 Transportation of nonpublic school students, remote, certain.
    1.     As used in this section, "regional district" means a regional school district composed of only two constituent municipalities or a consolidated school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.7 Purchase of transportation by nonpublic school pupils; conditions.
    1.     A board of education responsible for the transportation of public school pupils to and from school pursuant to N.J.S.18A:39-1 or a cooperative transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.8 Payment by parents for transportation of certain pupils.
    1.     Any board of education which transports pupils to and from school pursuant to N.J.S.18A:39-1 may provide, on a space-available basis, for the transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-1.9 Payment not required based on financial hardship.
    2.     A board of education which provides for the transportation of pupils pursuant to section 1 of this act may not exclude from this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-2 Methods of providing transportation
    Any board of education having power to provide for the transportation of school pupils in its district to and from school may provide such transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-2.1 Interdistrict transportation bidding procedure
    Any board of education of a school district providing transportation for any child pursuant to N.J.S. 18A:46-23 to and from any other school district, may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-3 Pupil transportation contracts.
    18A:39-3. a. No contract for the transportation of pupils to and from school shall be made, when the amount to be paid during the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-3.1 Consultation for transportation of nonpublic school pupils.
    3.     A board of education shall consult with the appropriate nonpublic school administrators seeking such consultation prior to preparing bus routes for the transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-3.2 Rules, regulations.
    4.     The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-4 Form of bid; deposit; forfeiture or return of deposit
    Each transportation bid shall be accompanied by information required on a standard form of questionnaire approved by the state board and by a cashier's or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-5 Opening of bids; rejection, etc.
    At the time and place fixed in such advertisement for the submission of proposals the board of education, or any committee thereof authorized so to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-6 Liability insurance, etc., to be furnished
    Liability insurance covering the operation of every bus transporting pupils to and from schools and the drivers thereof or other appropriate similar coverage shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-6.1 Liability insurance; rates
    In every contract for the transportation of pupils to and from school entered into by a board of education, the costs of furnishing the liability...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-10 Expenditures by contractor in compliance with law or rules, after contract made
    Notwithstanding the terms of any contract for transportation of pupils to and from school, or renewal thereof, entered into pursuant to this chapter, any board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-11 Joint transportation authorized
    The boards of education of 2 or more school districts may provide jointly for the transportation of pupils to and from any school or schools...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-11.1 List of agencies providing cooperative transportation services; provision of transportation for certain pupils.
    1. a. The Commissioner of Education shall identify and publish a list of local school boards of education, educational services commissions, county special services school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-11.2 Bidding requirements for certain pupil transportation contracts.
    1. a. Except as provided in subsection g. of this section, the provision of transportation services to a local school district by a cooperative transportation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-11.3 Disqualification of bidder; "prior negative experience" defined.
    2. a. A board of education may, by resolution approved by a majority of the board of education and subject to the provisions of subsection...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-11.4 Continuation of prior agreement in violation of act.
    3.     A joint transportation agreement entered into by a local school district and a cooperative transportation services agency, educational services commission, county special services...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-12 Agreement for joint transportation
    Any such joint transportation shall be provided under the terms of an agreement adopted by resolution of each of the boards of education concerned wherein...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-13 Joint transportation; laws and rules governing
    Any such joint transportation shall be subject to all the provisions of law and rules of the state board governing the transportation of school pupils.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-14 Joint transportation; expenses; payment
    Each district's proportionate share of the cost of such joint transportation shall be paid in the manner set forth in the agreement and in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-15 State aid for joint transportation.
    18A:39-15. If the executive county superintendent of the county in which the districts are situate shall approve the necessity, the cost, and the method of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-16 Disputes; determination; appeal
    In the event that any controversy or dispute shall arise among the parties to any such agreement for joint transportation, the same shall be referred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-17 Names, certain information relative to bus drivers to be filed by secretary of board of education.
    18A:39-17. In each school year, prior to the assignment of any driver or substitute driver to any vehicle operated by the board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-18 Information relative to bus drivers furnished by contractor.
    18A:39-18. In each school year, prior to the beginning of transportation of school pupils under a contract awarded by a board of education, the contractor...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-19.1 Bus drivers required to submit certain information to commissioner; notice of pending charges.
    6. a. Prior to employment as a school bus driver, and upon application for renewal of a school bus driver's license, a bus driver shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-20 Compliance required for assigning bus driver; violations; fine.
    18A:39-20. No board of education or contractor shall knowingly approve or knowingly assign an individual, as a driver or substitute driver of a school bus,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-20.1 Transportation to and from related school activities in private vehicle with capacity of eight or less; authorization of qualified school personnel, state employees or parents
    Notwithstanding any statute or regulation to the contrary, any board of education, governing body of a nonpublic school or State agency may authorize qualified school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-21 Rules governing pupil transportation by state board
    The state board shall make rules governing the transportation of pupils to and from school to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-22 Permission to use school buses for transporting senior citizens, handicapped citizens, children and adults in recreation or other programs
    The board of education of any district may, pursuant to rules adopted by it, permit the use of school buses owned or leased by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-22.1 School bus used to transport Developmental Disabilities client; permitted
    1. The board of education of a school district may, pursuant to rules adopted by it, permit the use of school buses owned, leased or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-23 No fee registration continued
    The use of school buses as herein provided shall not be construed as use for hire and shall in no way affect the no fee...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-24 Rules and regulations
    The State Board of Education shall develop rules and regulations governing the use of school buses pursuant to section 1 of this act. L.1977, c....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-25 Board of public utility commissioners; regulation or jurisdiction of school buses used under this act
    Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation of this State to the contrary, the use of school buses or the recovery of costs...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-26 Short title
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "School Bus Safety Act."      L.2003,c.19,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-27 Bus driver required to be on bus when pupil present, exceptions
    2. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule or regulation to the contrary, no school pupil shall be allowed on board a school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-29 Violation, suspension, revocation of school bus endorsement.
    2.     In the event that, after notice and opportunity to be heard, a school bus driver is found to have left a pupil on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-30 Permanent revocation for gross negligence.
    3.     In the event that a pupil, who was left on a bus by a school bus driver at the end of the route,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-31 Contract for sale of advertising space on school buses, use of revenue.
    1. a. The board of education of any school district may enter into a contract for the sale of advertising space on the exterior sides...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-32 Report to Governor, Legislature.
    2.     The commissioner shall evaluate the impact of school bus advertising and report on the evaluation to the Governor, and to the Legislature pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:39-33 Rules, regulations.
    4.     In accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the State Board of Education shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-1 Employment of medical inspectors, optometrists and nurses; salaries; terms; rules
    Every board of education shall employ one or more physicians, licensed to practice medicine and surgery within the state, to be known as the medical...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-1.1 School physician to complete Student-Athlete Cardiac Screening professional development module.
    4.     A contract between a school district and a school physician appointed pursuant to N.J.S.18A:40-1 shall include a statement of assurance that the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-1.2 Regulations.
    6.     The State Board of Education shall promulgate regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to effectuate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-2 Appointment of county medical inspector
    Whenever the county superintendent shall certify to the commissioner that there has been subscribed or donated a sum not less than $4,000.00 for the purpose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3 Lectures to teachers
    A medical inspector or nurse shall lecture to the teachers at such times as may be designated by the board of education instructing them concerning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.1 Appointment and salary, school nurses, etc.
    Every person employed as a school nurse, school nurse supervisor, head school nurse, chief school nurse or school nurse coordinator, or performing any school nursing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.2 Findings, declarations relative to school nursing, clinical nursing services.
    1. a. The Legislature finds and declares that school nursing is a separate and distinct specialty within the nursing and educational professions and that therefore...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.3 Employment of nursing, non-nursing personnel; definitions.
    2. a. A school district shall only utilize or employ for the provision of nursing services in the public schools of the district persons holding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.4 Employment of person to assist school nurse by providing secretarial, clerical duties
    3.     A school district may utilize or employ a person to perform secretarial or clerical duties that assist in providing nursing services only under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.5 Issuance of county substitute certificate, emergency certificates
    4.     The holder of a valid New Jersey registered nurse license may be issued a county substitute certificate to serve as a substitute for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-3.6 Rules, regulations
    5.     The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-4 Health records; examinations for physical defects, hearing
    18A:40-4. The medical inspector, or the nurse or licensed medical and health care personnel under the immediate direction of the medical inspector, shall examine every...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-4.3 Biennial examination for scoliosis.
    1.     Every board of education shall provide for the biennial examination of every pupil between the ages of 10 and 18 for the condition...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-4.4 Exemption
    Any pupil shall be exempt from the examination upon written request of his parent or guardian. L.1978, c. 97, s. 2, eff. Aug. 14, 1978.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-4.5 Immunity from action of any kind due to provisions of act
    No action of any kind in any court of competent jurisdiction shall lie against any physician, school nurse, physical education instructor or other school personnel...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-5 Method of examination; notice to parent or guardian.
    In conducting such examinations of pupils the medical inspector may require pupils to loosen, open, or remove their clothing above the waist in a manner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-6 In general
    The board of education of any district may provide such equipment, supplies, and services as in its judgment will aid in the preservation and promotion...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-7 Exclusion of pupils who are ill
    When there is evidence of departure from normal health of any pupil, the principal of the school shall upon the recommendation of the school physician...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-8 Exclusion of pupils whose presence is detrimental to health and cleanliness
    The principal may, upon the recommendation of the school physician or the school nurse, if either of them are present in the building, exclude from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-9 Failure of parent to remove cause for exclusion; penalty
    If the cause for exclusion under this article is such that it can be remedied, and the parent, guardian or other person having control of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-10 Exclusion of teachers and pupils exposed to disease
    No teacher or pupil who is a member of a household in which a person is ill with smallpox, diphtheria, scarlet fever, whooping cough, yellow...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-11 Exclusion of pupils having communicable tuberculosis
    Any pupil found to have communicable tuberculosis shall be excluded from school and a report of each such case shall be filed by the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12 Closing schools during epidemic
    Whenever the board of health of any municipality shall declare any epidemic or cause of ill health to be so injurious or hazardous as to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.1 Protective eye devices required for teachers, pupils and visitors in certain cases
    The board of education of every school district shall require each pupil and teacher in the public schools of the district to wear industrial quality...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.2 Rules prescribing kinds, types and quality of devices
    The commissioner, by rule or regulation, shall prescribe the kinds, types and quality of such protective devices and in so doing, the commissioner shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.3 Self-administration of medication by pupil permitted.
    1. a. A board of education or the governing board or chief school administrator of a nonpublic school shall permit the self-administration of medication by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.4 Rules, regulations
    2. a. In accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) the State Board of Education shall promulgate such rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.5 Development of policy for emergency administration of epinephrine via pre-filled auto-injector mechanism to pupil.
    1.     Each board of education or chief school administrator of a nonpublic school shall develop a policy in accordance with the guidelines established by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.6 Policy for administration of epinephrine to pupil.
    2.     The policy for the administration of medication to a pupil shall provide that the school nurse shall have the primary responsibility for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.6a Guidelines for schools for management of food allergies, administration of epinephrine.
    4.     The Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Health, appropriate medical experts, and professional organizations representing school nurses, principals, teachers, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.6b Implementation of established guidelines.
    5.     Each board of education and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school shall implement in the schools of the district or the nonpublic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.6c Training protocols for volunteer designees to administer epinephrine.
    6. a. In an effort to assist the certified school nurse in a public school district and the school nurse in a nonpublic school in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.6d Immunity from liability.
    7.     No school employee, including a school nurse, or any other officer or agent of a board of education or nonpublic school shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.7 Nebulizer required in schools.
    2.     Each public and nonpublic school in the State shall have and maintain for the use of pupils at least one nebulizer in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.8 Regulations for use of nebulizer in schools.
    3.     The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall adopt regulations requiring each public school board of education to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.9 Annual asthma education opportunities.
    4.     The Commissioner of Education shall ensure that annual asthma education opportunities are made available for medical inspectors and all members of the teaching...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.10 Reimbursement to school.
    5.     A public or nonpublic school shall apply to the Department of Education for reimbursement of the costs incurred in implementing the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.11 Findings, declarations relative to the care of students with diabetes.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that impairs the body's ability to use...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.12 Definitions relative to the care of students with diabetes.
    2.     As used in this act:      "Individualized emergency health care plan" means a document developed by the school nurse, in consultation with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.13 Development of health care plans for students with diabetes.
    3. a. The parent or guardian of a student with diabetes who seeks diabetes care while at school shall inform the school nurse who shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.14 Authorized employees for administration of glucagon.
    4. a. The school nurse shall have the primary responsibility for the emergency administration of glucagon to a student with diabetes who is experiencing severe...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.15 Management, care of diabetes by student permitted; authorization.
    5.     Upon the written request of the parent or guardian and as provided in a student's individualized health care plan, a school district shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.16 Notification to school bus driver.
    6.     A school district shall, for each pupil with diabetes whom a school bus driver transports, provide the driver with a notice of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.17 Posting of reference sheet.
    7.     Designated areas of the school building shall have posted, in plain view, a reference sheet identifying signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia in students...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.18 Release for sharing of certain medical information.
    8.     The school nurse shall obtain a release from the parent or guardian of a diabetic student to authorize the sharing of medical information...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.19 Immunity from liability.
    9.     No school employee, including a school nurse, a school bus driver, a school bus aide, or any other officer or agent of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.20 Possession of syringes authorized.
    10.     The possession and use of syringes consistent with the purposes of this act shall not be considered a violation of applicable statutory or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-12.21 School choice not restricted.
    11.     A student's school choice shall not be restricted due to the fact that the student has diabetes.      L.2009, c.131, s.11.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-16 Tuberculosis infection; determination of presence
    The board of education of every school district shall periodically determine or cause to be determined the presence or absence of tuberculosis infection in any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-17 Equipment, materials and services for tuberculosis test
    The board may provide at its expense the equipment, materials, and services necessary to make such determination, or it may contract to use for that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-18 Exclusion of pupils failing to comply with rules and orders
    Any pupil failing to comply with the rules of the board of education relating to the determination of the presence of tuberculosis or any order...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-19 Records and reports of tuberculosis testing; disposition; inspection
    All records and reports of tuberculosis testing conducted by or under the auspices of a board of education shall be the property of the board,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-20 Immunization at public expense
    A board of education may provide, at public expense, the necessary equipment, materials and services for immunizing pupils from the diseases which pupils are required...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-21.2 Distribution of fact sheet on meningitis.
    2. a. (1) For the 2006 school year, a school district shall distribute to parents and guardians of students in grades 6 through 12 the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-23 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature hereby finds and determines that the welfare of the State requires that all school-age children be assured equal access to appropriate health...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-24 Definitions
    2. As used in this act: "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Education. "Nonpublic school" means an elementary or secondary school within the State, other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-25 Provision of nursing services to pupils in nonpublic schools
    3. Each board of education of a district in which a nonpublic school is located shall: a. provide nursing services for pupils who are enrolled...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-26 Provision of additional medical services to nonpublic school pupils
    4. Each board of education of a district in which a nonpublic school is located may: a. within the limit of funds appropriated or otherwise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-27 Instructional services not included
    5. The nursing services provided to nonpublic schools under sections 3 and 4 of this act shall not include instructional services. L.1991,c.226,s.5.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-28 Provision of nursing services through collaboration contracts
    6. A board of education may join with other boards of education or contract with any public or private agency approved by the commissioner for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-29 Nonpublic school may decline nursing services
    7. A nonpublic school may decline the nursing services which are required or permitted under sections 3 and 4 of this act by submitting written...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-30 Pupils of nonpublic schools not compelled to receive services
    8. A pupil who is enrolled in a nonpublic school and whose parent or guardian objects to the pupil receiving any services provided under this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-31 Determination of support limit for school year
    9. a. The support limit for the 1997-98 school year shall be $61.44. For each school year thereafter the commissioner shall determine the support limit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-32 "Cancer Awareness Week" designated
    1. The second week of January shall be designated "Cancer Awareness Week" in all the public schools in New Jersey. L.1993,JR5,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-33 School program development
    2. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the State school boards, shall develop a cancer awareness program appropriate for school-aged children. L.1993,JR5,s.2.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-34 Regulations adopted by Commissioner of Education relative to children's health care coverage.
    3.     The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-35 Findings, declarations relative to comprehensive eye examinations for certain students.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that: approximately one-half of all New Jersey students with a special education classification are classified as Specific Learning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-37 Three-year comprehensive eye examination pilot program for second grade students.
    3. a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall establish a three-year comprehensive eye examination pilot program for second grade...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-38 Collection of data on pilot program from school districts.
    4.     The commissioner shall implement a plan to collect data from each participating school district on the impact of the pilot program on reducing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-40 Report to Governor, Legislature.
    6.     No later than June 30 of the third school year following the enactment of the pilot program, the commissioner shall submit to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41 Sudden cardiac arrest pamphlet; development, distribution.
    1. a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, the American Heart Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, shall develop...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41a Schools required to have automated external defibrillator.
    1. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule, or regulation to the contrary, beginning on September 1, 2014, the board of education of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41b Emergency action plan.
    2. a. The board of education of a public school district and the governing body or chief school administrator of a nonpublic school that includes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41c Rules, regulations.
    3.     The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, and in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act,"...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41d Student-Athlete Cardiac Screening professional development module.
    3. a. The Commissioners of Education and Health, in consultation with the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the New Jersey Academy...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41.2 Interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program.
    2. a. The Department of Education shall work to develop and implement, by the 2011-2012 school year, an interscholastic athletic head injury safety training program....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41.3 Written policy for school district concerning prevention, treatment of sports-related head injuries.
    3. a. Each school district shall develop a written policy concerning the prevention and treatment of sports-related concussions and other head injuries among student-athletes and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41.4 Removal of student athlete from competition, practice; return.
    4.     A student who participates in an interscholastic sports program or cheerleading program and who sustains or is suspected of having sustained a concussion...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41.5 Immunity from liability.
    5. a. A school district and nonpublic school shall not be liable for the injury or death of a person due to the action or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-41.6 Short title.
    1.     Sections 2 through 4 of this act shall be known and may be cited as the "Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act."      L.2013,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-42 Educational fact sheet about HPV.
    2. a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall develop an educational fact sheet about the human papillomavirus (HPV) for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-43 Information available to certain public school students about "New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act."
    2.     In the 2006-2007 school year and in each school year thereafter, each board of education which operates an educational program for public school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-44 Information relative to child's exposure to violence on electronic devices.
    1. a. The Department of Education shall prepare and make available on the department's Internet website, both in print and in an easily printable format,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40-45 Rules, regulations.
    2.     The Department of Education, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), shall adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-1 Instructional programs on drugs, alcohol, anabolic steroids, tobacco and controlled dangerous substances; curriculum guidelines
    Instructional programs on the nature of drugs, alcohol, anabolic steroids, tobacco and controlled dangerous substances, as defined in section 2 of P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-2), and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-2 Curriculum guidelines; annual review and updating; minimum requirements
    The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall develop curriculum guidelines for education programs on drugs, alcohol, anabolic steroids, tobacco and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-3 Initial inservice training programs; curriculum; availability
    a. Upon completion of the curriculum guidelines required pursuant to section 2 of this act, the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-4 Preservice training
    In addition to the provisions for inservice training established pursuant to this act, the commissioner shall insure that the preservice training of individuals intending to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-5 Loaning of educational materials
    The board of education in each school district in the State in which a nonpublic school is located shall have the power and duty to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-6 Evaluation
    The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall establish and administer a system for the evaluation of the effectiveness of instructional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-7 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-7.1 Confidentiality of certain information provided by pupil; exceptions.
    1. a. Except as provided by section 3 of P.L.1971, c.437 (C.9:6-8.10), if a public or private elementary or secondary school pupil who is participating...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-7.2 Violations, penalties
    2.     Except as provided by section 6 of P.L.1971, c.437 (C.9:6-8.13), a person who discloses or willfully permits the disclosure of information provided by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-8 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. A significant number of young people are unfortunately already involved in the abuse of alcohol and other drugs;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-9 Definitions
    For the purposes of this act: "Substance" shall mean alcoholic beverages, controlled dangerous substances as defined in section 2 of P.L.1970, c.266 (C.24:21-2), anabolic steroids...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-10 Referral program in schools
    Each local board of education shall, pursuant to guidelines developed by the Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, establish a comprehensive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-11 Policies for evaluations, referral, discipline
    Each board of education shall adopt and implement, in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the State board, policies and procedures for the evaluation,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-12 Reporting of pupils under influence; examination; report; return home; evaluation of possible need for treatment; referral for treatment.
    5. a. Whenever it shall appear to any teaching staff member, school nurse or other educational personnel of any public school in this State that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-13 Immunity for personnel.
    6.     No action of any kind in any court of competent jurisdiction shall lie against any teaching staff member, including a student assistance coordinator,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-14 Civil immunity for reporting.
    7.     Any teacher, guidance counselor, school psychologist, school nurse, student assistance coordinator or other educational or noneducational personnel, employed by or in any of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-15 Inservice training program
    a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall develop an inservice training program for public school teachers to enable the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-16 Guidelines, materials for program
    a. The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall establish guidelines for substance abuse education programs to be offered by local...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-17 Outreach program
    a. Under the guidelines established by the Commissioner of Education, each local board of education shall establish an outreach program to provide substance abuse education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-18 Employment of student assistance coordinators in certain school districts.
    11.     The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health, shall develop and administer a program which provides for the employment of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-19 Pilot programs
    The Commissioner of Education is authorized to make grants to local school districts in such amounts as he shall determine, to assist the districts in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-20 Annual report
    The Commissioner of Education, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and the Commissioner of Human Services, shall develop procedures for the evaluation of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-21 Rules, regulations
    The State Board of Education shall, pursuant to the provisions of the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.), adopt rules...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-22 Findings, declarations relative to substance abuse testing policies in public school districts.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that there are many school districts within the State with a growing problem of drug abuse among their...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-23 Adoption of policy for random testing of certain students.
    2.     A board of education may adopt a policy, pursuant to rules and regulations adopted by the State Board of Education in consultation with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-24 Public hearing prior to adoption of drug testing policy.
    3.     Each board of education shall hold a public hearing prior to the adoption of its drug testing policy. The policy shall be in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:40A-25 Rules, regulations.
    4.     The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Department of Human Services, shall adopt pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-1 Fire, school security drills.
    18A:41-1. Every principal of a school of two or more rooms, or of a school of one room, when located above the first story of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-2 Fire and smoke doors closed
    Every principal and janitor of a school building having furnace room, hallway, or stair-tower fire or smoke doors shall keep them closed during the time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-3 Violations; misdemeanors
    Any principal, teacher, or janitor failing to comply with the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punishable by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-4 Posting copies of chapter
    The commissioner shall prepare and have printed in proper form copies of this chapter and cause them to be posted in each school building.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-5 Notification
    Each school district shall immediately notify the appropriate local fire department of any fire which occurs in a school building or on school property. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-6 "School security drill" defined.
    1.     As used in this act:      "School security drill" means an exercise, other than a fire drill, to practice procedures that respond...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:41-7 Provision of training on school safety, security.
    2.     A local board of education and chief school administrator of a nonpublic school shall ensure that all full-time teaching staff members in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-1 Safety patrol by pupils
    Any board of education may make rules providing for the organization of school safety patrols in the public schools under its jurisdiction and for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-2 School orchestra not to compete with civilian musicians; exceptions
    No music supervisor, music teacher or any person having charge of any band or orchestra connected with a public school of this state shall permit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-3 Collection and deposit of savings of pupils
    In order to encourage the habit of saving among the pupils in schools, the principal or superintendent of any public school, or any person designated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-4 Distribution of literature as to candidacy, bond issues, or other public question to be submitted at election; prohibited
    No literature which in any manner and in any part thereof promotes, favors or opposes the candidacy of any candidate for election at any annual...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-5 Certain student organizations declared harmful
    Every fraternity, sorority, secret society or organization composed in whole or in part of public school pupils, which seeks to organize and perpetuate itself by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:42-6 Organizations forbidden in high schools; rules; exceptions
    No such fraternity, sorority, society or organization shall be formed or maintained in any public high school, and the board of education of every school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43-1 Accident insurance for pupils authorized
    The board of education in any school district may arrange for and maintain, and may pay the premiums for policies of accident insurance with any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43-2 Payment by pupils of proportionate share of premiums
    A board of education maintaining such accident insurance for the benefit of its pupils may require the payment to the board of education by pupils,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43-3 No liability imposed on board of education
    The provisions of this chapter shall not be construed to impose any liability on the part of a board of education for injury sustained by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-1 Children's bureau
    The board of education of any school district including any regional school district, by resolution, may provide for the establishment of a children's bureau for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-2 Director
    Every children's bureau so established shall be under the immediate supervision of a director to be appointed by the board of education of the district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-3 Staffing and assignment of personnel
    The board of education shall provide for the operation of the bureau, for the payment of its expenses, for the staffing and assignment of personnel...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-4 Function
    It shall be the function of any children's bureau so established, to coordinate the various student supervisory and counseling programs of the school district; and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-5 Services that may be provided or administered.
    18A:43A-5. The bureau may, subject to the approval of the board of education, provide for or administer any or all of the following services:  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-6 Cooperation by other services and civil authorities
    In connection with any of the functions or services authorized by this chapter, the bureau shall cooperate with and receive the cooperation of, the medical...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-7 Cooperation by county and municipal government
    The board of chosen freeholders of any county in which the board of education of any district therein has established a children's bureau pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-8 Employee to retain rights
    Any such county or municipal employee, including members of the municipal police department, so assigned to serve with the children's bureau of a school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-9 Extension of service to other districts; contract
    Any board of education, which has established a children's bureau, and the board of education of any other school district may, pursuant to resolutions duly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:43A-10 Empowers previously formed bureaus
    Any children's bureau heretofore established in any school district and which has been and is performing any of the functions or services authorized by this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:44-1 Establishment of preschool
    18A:44-1. The board of education of any district may establish a preschool school or department in any school under its control, and shall admit to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:44-2 Establishment of kindergarten
    18A:44-2. The board of education of any district may establish a kindergarten school or kindergarten department, which in order to receive State aid shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:44-3 Nursery school and kindergarten school teachers; special certificates
    Every teacher in a nursery school or department and every teacher in a kindergarten school or department shall hold an appropriate certificate, which shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:44-4 Expenses; how paid.
    18A:44-4. a. Except as otherwise provided pursuant to subsection b. of this section, the expenses of preschool schools or departments and of kindergarten schools or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:44-6 Division of Early Childhood Education.
    2. a. There is established a Division of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Education. The administrator and head of the division shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:45-1 Establishment of secondary schools and junior high schools
    The board of education of any school district may, with the consent of the state board, establish and organize secondary schools including junior high schools...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-1 Definitions.
    18A:46-1. As used in this chapter a handicapped child shall mean and include any child who has an intellectual disability or who is visually handicapped,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-1.1 Burden of proof, production on school district relative to special education due process hearings.
    1.     Whenever a due process hearing is held pursuant to the provisions of the "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act," 20 U.S.C. s.1400 et seq.,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-2 Special educational services; appointment of professional personnel; advisory council; membership; no compensation.
    18A:46-2. The commissioner shall be responsible for the coordination of the work of the county departments of child study and the general administration of special...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-2.1 Legislative findings
    The Legislature finds that impaired hearing can greatly handicap a child's ability to acquire language and develop speech. This can have a profoundly negative effect,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-2.2 Coordinator of deaf education; appointment
    The Commissioner of the Department of Education shall appoint a coordinator of deaf education. L.1981, c. 351, s. 2, eff. Dec. 24, 1981.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-2.3 Duties
    The duties of the coordinator of deaf education shall include evaluating, coordinating and developing local, county, regional and State-operated educational programs and services for hearing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-3 County departments of child study; duty; membership; qualification; designating chairman
    When the results of a survey of handicapped children in any county, in the opinion of the commissioner warrants it, he shall, with the approval...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-3.1 Regional consultants for hearing impaired; appointment; duties
    The Commissioner of the Department of Education shall appoint four regional consultants for the hearing impaired. The duties of these consultants shall include assisting the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-4 Terms; salaries; supervisor's expense; state aid
    The commissioner shall fix the terms of office and compensation of the supervisor and other members of the child study team. Their salaries shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-5 Functions of child study teams
    Each county child study team shall function in consultation with the local boards of education in the county or the local boards of education in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-5.1 Basic child study team services; provision by boards of education and state operated programs
    Each board of education and State operated program shall separately or jointly with one or more boards of education or State agencies provide for basic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-5.2 Participation by parent or guardian
    Any decision by the basic child study team concerning the evaluation, classification and placement of a student shall include the full participation of that student's...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-6 Handicapped children and children who require and are benefited by special education programs and services; identification
    Each board of education, according to uniform rules prescribed by the commissioner with the approval of the State board, shall provide for the identification of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-6.1 Providers of programs and services for 3 to 5 year olds
    The programs and services required pursuant to N.J.S. 18A:46-1 et seq. for handicapped children between the ages of 3 and 5 shall be provided by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-7 Reports of handicapped children
    Each board of education shall report annually to the county superintendent of schools of the county in which the school district is situate, who shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-7.1 Laws, rules and regulations; distribution to parents of children classified as handicapped
    In every school district having children who have been classified as handicapped pursuant to the provisions of chapter 46 (Classes and Facilities for Handicapped Children)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-7.2 DOE to disseminate information on adult services to parents of special education recipients.
    1.     The Department of Education shall include in its "Parental Rights in Special Education" booklet that is available to parents of children who receive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-7.3 Designation of disability services resource in high school for parents.
    2.     The Department of Education shall require that, beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, all school districts with grades nine through 12 designate at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-8 Classification of disabled, handicapped children; report to parent or guardian.
    18A:46-8. Each board of education shall provide for the examination and classification of each child residing in the district and identified pursuant to N.J.S.18A:46-6, except...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-9 Classification of children having an intellectual disability.
    18A:46-9. Each child classified pursuant to N.J.S.18A:46-8 as having an intellectual disability shall be similarly further identified, examined and classified into one of the following...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-10 Classification according to ability; scope of educational service
    Pupils identified as needing special education services to ameliorate or to prevent the development of learning handicaps shall be classified according to their ability to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-11 Psychological and other examinations
    Each board of education shall separately or jointly with one or more boards of education employ a psychological examiner, who acting jointly with special education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-12 Approval of clinics
    The commissioner with the approval of the state board and of the state board of control of the department of institutions and agencies, shall prescribe...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-13 Types of facilities and programs.
    18A:46-13. It shall be the duty of each board of education to provide suitable facilities and programs of education for all the children who are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-13.1 Disabled students, certain, participation in interscholastic athletic programs.
    1.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a pupil who is disabled and who is placed by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-13.2 Findings, declarations relative to the use of service animals by certain students.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that: service animals have a long history of performing crucial tasks and fulfilling a significant role in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-13.3 Permitted access for service animals in school buildings.
    2. a. A student with a disability, including autism, shall be permitted access for a service animal in school buildings, including the classroom, and on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-14 Enumeration of facilities and programs.
    18A:46-14. The facilities and programs of education required under this chapter shall be provided by one or more of the following:      a.   ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-15 Facilities and programs; approval by commissioner; special classes for handicapped children; review; improvement
    a. The commissioner with the consent of the State board shall, according to the rules and regulations prescribed by him and approved by the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-18.2 Definitions
    For the purposes of this act: a. "Multidisciplinary treatment team" means an evaluation team consisting of a psychologist, a learning disability teacher consultant, a social...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-18.3 Notice to parents.
    2. a. The multidisciplinary treatment team at a State facility shall provide written notice to the parent or legal guardian of a child who is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-18.4 Recommendation for adult educational services.
    3. a. The Commissioner of Human Services, the Commissioner of Children and Families, or the Commissioner of Corrections, as appropriate, or their designees, in consultation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-18.5 Annual report.
    4.     The multidisciplinary treatment team shall prepare and submit an annual report to the Departments of Education, Corrections, Children and Families, and Human Services...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-18.6 Rules, regulations.
    5.     The Commissioner of Human Services, the Commissioner of Children and Families, and the Commissioner of Corrections shall adopt, within six months from the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19 Additional reports
    The commissioner may require at such time, and in the manner and on forms prescribed by him, such educational, financial and statistical reports as he...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.1 Legislative findings and determination
    The Legislature hereby finds and determines that the security and welfare of the State require that all school-age children be assured the fullest possible opportunity...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.2 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Education. b. "Nonpublic school" means an elementary or secondary school within the State,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.3 Provision of facilities and programs pursuant to chapter 46; application only to public school pupils; exception
    The provision of facilities and programs pursuant to chapter 46 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes shall apply only to children enrolled in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.4 Provision for speech language specialist
    Each board of education shall provide for the services of a certified speech-language specialist for each child attending a nonpublic school located in the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.5 Services to students in nonpublic schools.
    7.     Services for children enrolled in nonpublic schools shall be provided only upon the consent of the parent or guardian and shall be provided...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.6 Transportation to location or maintenance of vehicular classrooms to obtain services; payment of cost
    If the provision of services, pursuant to this act requires transportation or the maintenance of vehicular classrooms, the board of education of a district in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.7 Contracting for examination, classification, speech correction services.
    9.     A board of education may contract with an educational improvement center, an educational services commission or other public or private agency approved by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.8 Estimated cost of services; inclusion in budget; State aid.
    14. a. On November 5 of each year, each board of education shall report the number of nonpublic school children who attended a nonpublic school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.9 Severability
    If any provision of this act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstance is declared invalid, such invalidity shall not affect...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-19.10 Certain state funds excluded from minimum funding requirement calculation under IDEA
    1.     State funds appropriated pursuant to P.L.1977, c.193 (C.18A:46-19.1 et seq.) to provide special education and related services to students enrolled in nonpublic schools...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-20 Receiving pupils from outside district; establishment of facilities
    The commissioner may, in his discretion, with the approval of the State board: a. Require any board of education, having the necessary facilities to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-21 Tuition for handicapped
    Any board of education, jointure commission, or private school for the handicapped which receives pupils from a sending district under this chapter shall determine a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-22 Withdrawal of pupils by sending districts
    Any board of education which has entered or hereafter shall enter its handicapped pupils in the schools of a receiving district may not withdraw such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-23 Transportation of pupils; special classes; handicapped children; State aid.
    18A:46-23. The board of education shall furnish transportation to all children found under this chapter to be handicapped who shall qualify therefor pursuant to law...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-24 Agreements for joint facilities, etc.; approval by commissioner
    Any two or more districts may provide for facilities, examinations or transportation under this chapter under the terms of an agreement adopted by resolutions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-29 County special services school district; finding of need; hearing; establishment; name
    The board of chosen freeholders of any county may establish a county special services school district for the education and treatment of handicapped children, as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-30 Rules and regulations
    The State Board of Education shall prescribe rules and regulations for the organization, management and control of such special service schools. L.1971, c. 271, s....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-31 Powers, duties of special services school district board of education.
    3. a. Any school established pursuant to P.L.1971, c.271 (C.18A:46-29 et al.) shall accept all eligible pupils within the county, so far as facilities permit....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-32 Approval of program and courses of study
    The program and courses of study to be pursued in such special services school and all changes therein shall be approved by the Commissioner of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-33 Priority of types of courses of study
    Courses of study should be pursued to provide as a first priority, programs or courses of study not at that time available in any other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-34 School year
    The school year for a county special services school district shall begin on July 1 and end June 30. L.1971, c. 271, s. 6, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-35 Board of education; composition; terms; vacancies
    For each county special services school district established in accordance with this act there shall be a board of education consisting of the county superintendent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-36 Qualifications of board members
    A member of the board of education created under the provisions hereof shall be a citizen and a resident of the county, shall have been...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-37 Organization
    Each board of education for a county special services school district shall organize annually by the election of a president and vice-president on any day,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-38 Designation and powers of board of education
    10. The board of education provided for herein shall be a body corporate and shall be known as "The Board of Education of the Special...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-39 Board of school estimate
    The board of school estimate of such county special services school district shall consist of two members of the board of education of the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-40 Estimate of general fund expenses
    12. On or before the fourth Tuesday in March in each year the board of education of a county special services school district shall prepare...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-41 Appropriation for current expenses
    13. a. Between the fourth Tuesday in March and April 8 in each year the board of school estimate shall fix and determine by official...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-42 Bonds, appropriation for land or buildings
    14. Whenever a board of education of a county special services school district shall decide that it is necessary to sell bonds to raise money...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-43 Rights and privileges of teachers, principals and employees
    All teachers, principals, and other employees of the board of education of the county special services school district are hereby held to possess all rights...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-45 Advisory committee
    The board of education of any county special services school district shall appoint an advisory committee of not less than 10 members consisting of representatives...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-47 Establishment of one board of education for county special services, vocational school district.
    1. a. Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, a board of chosen freeholders may, by resolution, establish one board of education for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-48 Existing boards dissolved.
    2.     Whenever a board of education is established pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of this act, the board of education of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-49 Annual organization.
    3.     Each board of education established pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of this act shall organize annually on July 1 by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-50 Certain school districts remain independent.
    4.     Nothing in this act shall be deemed to authorize the consolidation of a county special services school district and a county vocational school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-51 Employees transferred to consolidated school board.
    5.     All employees of a board of education dissolved pursuant to this act shall continue in their respective assignments in the county special services...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-52 Maintenance of collective bargaining unit, representatives.
    6.     All collective bargaining units and their respective majority representatives in existence in the county special services school district and the county vocational school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-53 Reference to consolidated board.
    7.     If a board of chosen freeholders establishes a board of education pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of this act, whenever in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-54 Regulations requiring plan to establish stability in special education programming.
    1.     The State Board of Education shall promulgate regulations to require school districts to develop a plan to establish stability in special education programming....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46-55 Regulations incorporating definition of dyslexia.
    1.     The State Board of Education shall promulgate regulations that incorporate the International Dyslexia Association's definition of dyslexia into chapter 14 of Title 6A...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-1 Legislative findings and determination
    The Legislature hereby finds and determines that the welfare of the State requires that present and future generations of school age children be assured opportunity...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-2 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Education. b. "Nonpublic school" means an elementary or secondary school within the State,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-3 Nonpublic schools; receipt of auxiliary services by pupils in school in district
    In the 1977-78 school year, and each school year thereafter each board of education of a district in which a nonpublic school is located shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-4 Eligibility for auxiliary services
    Auxiliary services shall be provided only to those children who would be eligible for such services if they were enrolled in the public schools of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-5 Provision of auxiliary services.
    5.     Auxiliary services shall be provided only upon the consent of the parent or guardian and shall be provided in a location determined by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-6 Transportation to location or maintenance of vehicular classrooms to obtain services; payment of cost
    If the provision of services pursuant to this act requires transportation or the maintenance of vehicular classrooms, the board of education of the district in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-7 Contract with certain agencies for provision of auxiliary services.
    7.     Any board of education may contract with an educational improvement center, an educational services commission or other public or private agency, other than...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-8 Limitation on expenditures for administration of act and rental of facilities
    No more than 6% of the aid received by any district pursuant to this act shall be used by such district for administration of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-9 Apportionment of State aid; calculation.
    9.     The apportionment of State aid among local school districts shall be calculated by the commissioner as follows:      a.     The per...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-10 Annual report; contents
    Annually, on or before November 5, each board shall file a report on the number of such pupils who have been identified as eligible to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-12 Notification to districts
    By December 15 the commissioner shall notify each district of the amount of aid apportioned to it pursuant to this act for the next school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-13 Payment of state aid
    In the 1978-79 school year and each year thereafter, aid pursuant to this act shall be payable in equal amounts beginning on the first day...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-14 Expenditures less than state aid; refunds; additional aid; request
    In the event the expenditure incurred by any district is less than the amount of State aid received, the district shall refund the unexpended State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-15 Expenditures in excess of state aid
    In any year, no district shall be required to make expenditures for the purposes of this act in excess of the amount of State aid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-16 Insufficient appropriations; apportionment of appropriations
    If in any year the amount of State aid appropriated is insufficient to carry out in full the provisions of this act, the commissioner shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:46A-17 Severability
    If any provision of this act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstance is declared invalid, such invalidity shall not affect...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-1 Establishment; purposes
    18A:47-1. The board of education of a school district may establish and maintain a special school of instruction for the purpose of restraining, instructing, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-2 Location of school outside of district
    If, in the judgment of the board of education, it will best serve the purposes of such special school, the board may purchase land and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-3 Approval by state board of establishment and location.
    Such special school of instruction shall not be established, nor its location determined without the approval of the state board.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-4 Pupils to be admitted; court order
    18A:47-4. Such special school shall receive, restrain, and instruct dependent delinquent children, and children under the age of 16 years, committed to such school by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-5 Commitment to school in another district.
    18A:47-5. Children who are dependent and delinquent, or who are habitually truant or incorrigible, or who shall be found by the court to require special...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-6 Character of training
    Each such special school of instruction shall be conducted for the well-being and safe custody of children committed to it, and for their training and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-7 Rules; courses of study
    Rules for the government and management of each such special school of instruction, and the course or courses of study to be pursued therein shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-8 Contribution by parents toward the support of delinquents
    Whenever a person is committed to such a special school the judge making the adjudication shall inquire into the family conditions and circumstances surrounding the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-9 Use of moneys available for general fund expenses
    18A:47-9. Any money available for the general fund expenses of the public schools in a district in which such a special school of instruction has...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-10 Funds for building and equipment
    Moneys for the purchase of land, the erection of buildings, the enlarging or repairing of buildings, and the purchase of furniture and other necessary equipment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-11 Annual report to state board
    At the end of each school year a special report for each special school of instruction shall be made to the state board in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-12 Reports by superintendent
    18A:47-12. The superintendent of a special school of instruction shall, when required, present to the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part a report concerning the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:47-13 Construction of chapter
    18A:47-13. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to alter or diminish any of the powers conferred on the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:48-1 Establishment; number and duration of sessions; state aid
    The board of education of any school district may establish and maintain public evening schools for the instruction of persons over 16 years of age....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:48-2 Expenses; how paid
    18A:48-2. The expenses of the evening schools shall be paid out of money available for the general fund expenses of the schools, in the same...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-1 Establishment; courses of study
    The board of education of any school district may establish and maintain a public evening school or evening schools for the instruction of foreign-born residents...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-2 Rules; teachers
    The state board shall prescribe rules for the proper control and management of such schools, for the inspection thereof, for the issuance of certificates to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-3 State aid.
    18A:49-3. When in any school district there shall have been raised for such purposes, by appropriation and taxation, or by subscription, or both, a sum...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-4 Apportionment of appropriations
    Whenever the amount of money appropriated by the state for such evening schools in any year is less than the amount legally applied for by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-5 Custody of moneys.
    18A:49-5. The secretary or treasurer of school moneys, as appropriate, of the school district shall be the legal custodian of all funds appropriated, raised, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-6 Report to commissioner
    The board of education of any school district receiving state aid for the purpose mentioned in this chapter shall annually, on or before August 1,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-7 Appointment of persons to assist state board
    The state board may, from time to time, appoint suitable persons to assist in carrying out the provisions of this chapter and to encourage the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:49-8 Payment of expenses
    The expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this chapter shall be paid by the state treasurer on the warrant of the director of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-1 Maintenance of program
    The board of education of any school district may maintain a program of adult education and utilize buildings, equipment, and other school facilities of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-2 Tuition
    The board of education of any district offering adult education courses shall be entitled to charge and collect from persons taking such courses, whether residing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-3 Apportionment of federal funds and state moneys for adult education
    Moneys allotted to this state by the federal government which are to be devoted to the object set forth in this chapter, together with moneys...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-4 Donation and tuition fees; disposition
    All income derived from donations and from tuition fees charged for furnishing adult education courses shall be applied by the board of education receiving the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-5 Custodian of moneys; accounting and disbursement.
    18A:50-5. The secretary or treasurer of school moneys, as appropriate, of each school district shall be the legal custodian of all funds allocated by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-6 Surplus of moneys; disposition
    18A:50-6. Any surplus arising from the excess of receipts from donations, tuition fees or from any source other than local taxation over the actual cost...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-7 Districts employing supervisors of adult education; apportionment of funds for
    There shall be apportioned and paid by the state annually to each school district employing a supervisor of adult education an amount equal to two...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-8 Joint adult education programs; agreement, etc.
    The boards of education of two or more school districts may provide jointly by agreement for maintaining a program of adult education and utilizing buildings,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-9 Supervisors of adult education; designation of employer
    Where two or more boards of education have provided jointly by agreement for the employment of a supervisor of adult education to serve the participating...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-10 Rules and regulations by state board
    The state board shall prescribe rules and regulations for the proper control and management of the office and activities of the supervisor of adult education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-11 Appropriations; estimating and budgeting
    18A:50-11. On or before November 15 of each year, the commissioner shall estimate the amount necessary to be appropriated to carry out the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-12 High school programs of education for adults; application for funds
    School districts, county community colleges, county and State institutions may apply to the Commissioner of Education for funds to be used toward the establishment and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-13 Rules and regulations
    The State Board of Education shall prescribe such rules and regulations for the proper management of the programs under this act, including the control and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50-14 Apportionment of funds; determination of amounts; deduction for excess payment
    18A:50-14. The apportionment of funds available shall be designated according to a plan submitted by the local educational agency to the Office of Adult and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50A-1 Provision of State-issued high school diploma.
    1.     A State-issued high school diploma shall be provided by the New Jersey Department of Education to persons 16 years of age or older...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:50A-2 Rules, regulations relative to State-issued high school diploma.
    2.     Notwithstanding any provision of P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to the contrary, the Commissioner of Education may adopt, immediately upon filing with the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-1 County educational audiovisual aids centers authorized
    The boards of education of two or more school districts in any county may by resolution adopted by a majority vote of all of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-2 County educational audiovisual aids commission
    The supervision, management and control of such center shall be vested in a county educational audiovisual aids commission which shall consist of seven members who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-3 Appointed members of commission
    The first members of the commission shall be appointed forthwith by the county superintendent of the county upon notification that it has been determined to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-4 Election of members of commission; terms; vacancies
    On or before said June 30 and annually thereafter, the county superintendent shall call a meeting of all of the members of the boards of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-5 Organization of commission; officers; rules and bonds
    Each county educational audiovisual aids commission shall organize by the election of a chairman and a vice chairman from its own membership and shall adopt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-6 Powers and duties of commission
    The commission shall provide, maintain and furnish educational audiovisual aids to the public schools of the participating school districts and shall provide such facilities, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-7 Assessment for maintenance of audiovisual aids center
    18A:51-7. The commission shall assess against the participating school districts a sum which, together with any anticipated State aid and private donations, shall be required...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-8 Budget procedure
    On or before September 30 of each year the commission shall prepare a tentative budget of the sums required by said commission in carrying on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-9 Statement to be forwarded to commissioner; state aid to audiovisual aid centers
    Each county educational audiovisual aids commission shall forward to the commissioner, on or before September 1 of each year, a statement of its organization and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-10 Unexpended funds; disposition
    Any unexpended balance of the moneys or funds in the hands of the custodian of moneys of any such commission at the end of any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-11 Single county educational audiovisual aids center in county
    Not more than one county educational audiovisual aids center shall be established in any one county and if any board of education of any school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-12 Withdrawal of districts from, and dissolution of, audiovisual aids center
    Any board of education of any participating school district may withdraw as a participating district pursuant to resolution duly adopted by said board and notice...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-13 Contracting for television educational services
    Every board is hereby authorized to make use of television as an educational aid by contracting for the services of any noncommercial, nonprofit educational television...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-14 Participation in noncommercial educational television stations
    Every board, in addition to the powers set forth in section 18A:51-13 and subject to the rules and regulations of the state board, may participate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-15 Calculation of resident enrollment
    The resident enrollment shall be calculated and determined upon the basis of the current school year in the same manner as the same was calculated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-16 Approval of program or contract by commissioner requisite
    Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, no board of education shall participate in any educational television program or enter into any contract which may be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:51-17 Termination of participation
    Any board which has become a participant in any educational television organization may terminate its participation therein at the end of any school year by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:52-1 Furnishing by boards of education
    The boards of education in municipalities containing a population of over 10,000 may provide for the employment of lecturers on the natural sciences and kindred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:52-2 Books and other equipment provided
    Such boards may purchase the books, stationery, charts, and other things necessary and expedient to conduct the lectures successfully, which they may direct.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:52-3 Admission free; number and frequency of lectures
    No admission fee shall be charged. At least one school in each ward or subdivision of each municipality, where practicable, shall be designated by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:53-1 Maintenance of museum facilities by boards of education
    The board of education of any school district may provide by contract and appropriate funds for the support and maintenance of existing museum facilities and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:53-2 Facilities maintained
    Such museum facilities and services may include exhibition in a museum building or elsewhere of subjects of natural, historical, educational, scientific, industrial or cultural nature;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-1 Definitions
    As used in this chapter, "vocational education" means any education the controlling purpose of which is: (a) to fit for profitable employment; (b) to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-2 Investigation and approval of establishment by commissioner
    The commissioner shall investigate the necessity for the introduction of vocational education and report thereon, from time to time, to the state board. Subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-3 Day, part-time and evening classes
    In order that instruction in the principles and practice may go on together, vocational education schools may offer instruction in day, part-time and evening classes.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-4 Discontinuance of vocational schools
    When in the judgment of the state board the management and control, equipment, methods of instruction, attendance of pupils, or per capita cost of maintenance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-5 Establishment by district or regional boards of education
    The board of education of any school district or regional school district may establish and maintain vocational schools.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-6 Approval of location, management and course of study
    Before any such school shall be established, the location and rules for the management of the school, the course or courses of study to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-7 Receiving pupils from other districts
    All such boards of education shall receive pupils from other districts so far as their facilities will permit and shall be entitled to collect and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-8 Raising of moneys by district for buildings and maintenance
    Moneys for the purchase of land, the erection, repair, or improvement of buildings, and the purchase of furniture and equipment for the use of any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-9 State aid for schools other than day schools.
    18A:54-9. When any such school other than a full-time day school shall have been established, there shall be paid to the board secretary or treasurer...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-10 Apportionment of sums appropriated
    Whenever the money appropriated for vocational schools by the legislature, together with the amount certified by the commissioner to the director of the division of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-10.1 Private vocational schools; contracts to provide vocational education courses; qualifications
    For the purpose of providing vocational education courses on an individual or group basis, boards of education may, according to rules prescribed by the commissioner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-10.2 Rules for qualifications for eligibility to enter contracts
    The rules prescribed pursuant to section 1 of this act shall include, but shall not be limited to, teacher qualifications, maximum class size, facilities and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-10.3 Inspection of records
    Each private vocational school entering into a contract pursuant to section 1 of this act shall make its records available for inspection by the commissioner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-10.4 Contracts; terms; approval
    Any contract entered into shall be in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations. The commissioner shall approve in writing all such contracts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-11 County vocational school not to include certain cities
    County vocational schools organized after July 1, 1931, shall not, except as otherwise in this chapter provided, include the territory within the school district boundaries...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-11.1 County vocational school districts, when to include cities
    Any county vocational school district created or organized subsequent to July 1, 1962 in a county of the second class having a population of not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-11.2 County vocational school districts, assumption, etc., of city vocational education system
    The board of education of each county vocational school district and the board of education of each city referred to above in section 18A:54-11.1, are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-11.3 Transfer of teaching staff members and employees to new district
    All principals, teachers and employees of the school district in any city referred to above in section 18A:54-11.1 and who are employed in or assigned...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-12.1 Establishment of one board of education.
    8.     Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, a board of chosen freeholders may, by resolution, establish one board of education for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-12.2 Reference to consolidated board.
    9.     If a board of chosen freeholders establishes a board of education pursuant to subsection a. of section 1 of P.L.2007, c.222 (C.18A:46-47), whenever...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-13 Establishment by election on request of voters
    In any county having a population not exceeding 100,000 inhabitants, there may be established and maintained a vocational school to be known as the "vocational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-14 Establishment in second-class counties by board of chosen freeholders
    In any second-class county of this state in which there does not presently exist a vocational school established under the laws of the state, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16 Boards of education of county vocational schools.
    18A:54-16. For each county system of vocational schools established in accordance with this chapter, there shall be a board of education consisting of the county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16.8 Counties of third class of 110,000 to 125,000; board of education; members; appointment
    Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of chapter 54 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, in all counties of the third class with a population...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16.9 Third class counties of 70,000 to 105,000; board members; term of office
    The board members elected pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1977, c. 30 (C. 18A:54-16.1), for the school year preceding the year in which this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16.11 Third class counties of 80,000 to 105,000; board members
    Notwithstanding any provision of chapter 54 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes to the contrary, in all counties of the third class with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16.12 Third class counties of 70,000 to 105,000; board members; successors; terms; vacancies
    The board members elected pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1977, c. 30 (C. 18A:54-16.1), for the school year preceding the year in which this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-16.14 Appointment of additional board members, county vocational schools, certain.
    2.     Notwithstanding the provisions of P.L.2005, c.299 (C.18A:54-16.14 et al.) to the contrary, if a county of the first class which has a county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-17 Qualifications of board members
    Each member of a board of education for county vocational schools shall be a citizen and resident of the county and shall have been such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-18 Organization of boards of education
    Each board of education for county vocational schools shall organize annually on November 1 by the election of a president and vice-president, unless November 1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-19 Board body corporate; name
    Each such board of education shall be a body corporate and shall be known as and called "the board of education of the vocational school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-20 Powers of board
    18A:54-20. The board of education of a county vocational school district may: a. Purchase, sell, and improve school grounds, erect, purchase, lease, enlarge, improve, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-20.1 Enrollment of pupils in county vocational schools, funding
    a. The board of education of each school district or regional school district in any county in which there is a county vocational school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-20.3 Pupil directory information provided to county vocational school district.
    1. a. As used in this section, "pupil directory information" means a pupil's name and address.      b.     The board of education of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-21 Rules for organization and management of county vocational schools
    The state board shall prescribe rules for the organization, management and control of such schools.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-22 Teachers, principals, superintendents, assistant superintendents; directors and assistant directors; rights and privileges
    All teachers, principals, directors and assistant directors of boards of education of county vocational schools shall have all rights and privileges of teachers, principals, superintendents...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-23.1 Receiving pupils from other counties; county vocational school districts with post secondary vocational-technical education
    Every county vocational school district board of education providing post secondary vocational-technical education shall, to the extent its facilities permit and subject to rules prescribed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-23.2 Application for issuance of certificate of residence; grant or denial; appeal; hearing; determination
    Any person desiring to enroll in a post secondary vocational-technical program in a county vocational school district as a nonresident student shall apply to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-23.3 Certificate of residence; filing; duration
    Upon his registration for each school year, the nonresident student shall file with the county vocational school district board of education such a certificate of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-23.4 Payments by county of residence for each student
    Any county vocational school district board of education admitting nonresident students shall annually charge to, and collect from, each county of residence for each such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-23.5 List of nonresident students, courses and programs; notice to department of education
    Each county vocational school district board of education shall notify the department of education of the names and addresses of all nonresident students and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-24 Approval of courses of study
    The courses of study to be pursued in every county vocational school, and all changes therein shall be approved by the commissioner, with the advice...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-24.1 "Green job" defined, certification program.
    1. a. As used in this section, "green job" means those aspects of employment that deal with renewable energy, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and energy...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-25 School year
    The school year for a county vocational school shall begin on July 1 and end June 30.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-26 Contracts; payment of bills
    No contract shall be entered into by the board of education of a county vocational school, nor shall any bill or demand for money be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-27 Boards of school estimate
    There shall be for each county system of vocational schools a board of school estimate, which shall consist of two members of the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-28 Estimate by board of education of general fund expenses
    18A:54-28. On or before the fourth Tuesday in March in each year the board of education of a county vocational school district shall prepare and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-29 Fixing, determining amounts necessary to be raised
    18A:54-29. Between the fourth Tuesday in March and April 8 in each year the board of school estimate shall fix and determine by action taken...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-29.1 Certification of amounts to be raised
    The board of school estimate shall, on or before the last named date, make two certificates of the amount, signed by at least three of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-29.2 Appropriation and raising of amounts required
    The board of chosen freeholders shall, upon receipt of the certificate, appropriate, in the same manner as other appropriations are made by it, the amount...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-29.3 County vocational school districts including cities, annual or special appropriations, apportionment
    The board of chosen freeholders of any county of the second class having a population of not less than 375,000 nor more than 425,000 inhabitants...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-29.4 County tax levy adjusted for establishment of county vocational school
    1. Any county which received approval from the State Board of Education, after July 1, 1990, for the establishment of a county vocational school shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-30 Contracts for supplies, and construction, alteration and repair of buildings; municipal permits
    All provisions of law relating to the entering into contract for the furnishing of supplies and to the preparation of plans and specifications for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-31 Raising of moneys for lands or buildings; bond issues
    Whenever a board of education of a county vocational school district shall decide that it is necessary to sell bonds to raise money for any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-33 Establishment of emergency vocational schools; commissions; cost per pupil
    In any county of the second class in which there does not presently exist a vocational school established under the laws of this state, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-34 Commissioners; terms; reports; vacancies; residence
    The commission charged with the supervision of such school shall be three in number and shall hold their said offices for terms of three years...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-35 Duty of commission
    The commission shall be charged with the duty of formulating courses in emergency vocational training in aid of national or state defense and to prescribe...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-36 Appropriations for schools
    The board of chosen freeholders of any such county is authorized and empowered to provide by appropriation from time to time for the maintenance of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-37 Municipalities in counties of first class under 700,000; exemption from tax for county vocational school district
    Notwithstanding any of the provisions of chapter 54 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, in any county of the first class having a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-38 Establishment of New Jersey Council of County Vocational Schools
    1. There is established a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the New Jersey Council of County Vocational Schools. A...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-39 Membership of the council
    2. The council shall consist of the president of the board of education and the superintendent of each county vocational school which is a member...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-40 Responsibilities of council
    3. The council shall select such officers and make such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the transaction of business. The council may,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54-41 Powers, duties of council
    4. The council shall have perpetual succession and shall have the following powers and duties: a. To make, amend and repeal rules, regulations and bylaws...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-1 Short title
    This act shall be known as, and may be cited as, the "Neighborhood Education Center Act of 1968." L.1968, c. 182, s. 1, eff. July...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-2 Liberal construction
    This act shall be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes and intent thereof. L.1968, c. 182, s. 2, eff. July 19, 1968.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-3 Legislature's findings
    3. The Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is a need for new programs and institutions capable of reaching and motivating the high-school dropout;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-4 Definitions
    The following terms shall have the following meanings for the purposes of this act, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context: (a) The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-5 Governor's Council on Neighborhood Education Centers created; membership; officers
    5. There is hereby created in but not of the Department of Community Affairs the Governor's Council on Neighborhood Education Centers, which shall consist of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-6 Authority of council
    (a) The council, acting by and through the commissioner, is hereby authorized to develop, organize or operate, or to provide for the development, organization and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54A-7 Commissioner's additional powers
    7. In order to carry out the purposes and provisions of this act, the commissioner, in addition to any powers granted to him elsewhere in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54B-1 Enrichment program defined
    For the purposes of this act "Enrichment Program" means any summer school program offered by a public school for which a student does not receive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54B-2 Tuition; rules and regulations
    For the purpose of providing enrichment programs in public schools boards of education may charge tuition for students to attend such noncredit courses subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-1 Counties of fifth class; marine academy of science and technology; establishment; purposes
    Upon the request by a board of education of a regional school district that includes two constituent municipalities with a student population in excess of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-2 Powers of board of education of school district
    The board of education of a school district that has been given the approval to establish a Marine Academy of Science and Technology shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-2.1 Contractual relationship between Marine Academy of Science and Technology and New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium
    The Marine Academy of Science and Technology created pursuant to P.L.1982, c. 146, is authorized to enter into a contractual relationship with the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-4 Marine Academy of Science and Technology, transfer of assets, payment of costs
    The assets of the Marine Academy of Science and Technology operating under the auspices of an area vocational technical school in a county of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-6 Admission policies of Marine Academy of Science and Technology
    The board of education of the county vocational technical school shall determine the admission policies of the Marine Academy of Science and Technology, except that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54C-7 Transportation for pupils
    Transportation for pupils attending the Marine Academy of Science and Technology shall be provided by the district in which the pupil resides. L.1983, c. 341,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54D-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Technical Training for Minorities and Women Act." L. 1985, c. 427, s. 1, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54D-2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. It is the policy of the State of New Jersey that no person shall be denied access to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54D-3 Duties of commissioners.
    3.     The Commissioners of Education and Labor and Workforce Development each shall:      a.     Identify the regulations, policies, programs, and procedures of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54D-4 Annual reports
    Within one year after the effective date of this act, and annually thereafter, the Commissioners of Education and Labor each shall report to the Legislature...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54E-1 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Adopt a School Program." L.1993,c.314,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54E-2 Business advisory board; creation, membership
    2. Each county superintendent shall create a business advisory board or shall designate a Workforce Investment Board created by the State Employment and Training Commission...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54E-3 "Adopt a School Programs"
    3. The board or council shall encourage and coordinate local business partnership "Adopt a School Programs" which may be instituted at public secondary schools, other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54E-4 Effectiveness rating, provision; curriculum changes, recommendations
    4. The board or council shall provide upon the request of the county superintendent a rating of the effectiveness of any program designed to prepare...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54E-5 Contributions, effect on State aid
    5. Contributions provided under this act by local businesses shall in no way affect the amount of State aid entitlement of a local school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-1 Findings, declarations
    1.      The Legislature finds and declares that educational experts agree that at-risk youths face unique social and economic problems which work to inhibit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-2 At-Risk Youth Employment Internship Program, established
    2.      There is established in the Department of Education an At-Risk Youth Employment Internship Program to be administered by the Commissioner of Education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-3 Selection of school districts for pilot program
    3. a. The Commissioner of Education shall develop and administer the program on a pilot basis. The commissioner shall select local school districts to participate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-4 Student, employer remuneration; work study funds
    4. a. Each student's employment internship under the program shall be for a period of two hours, three days per week unless the district determines...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-5 Plan to track effectiveness of program; recommendation
    5. a. The commissioner shall implement a plan to collect data on the effectiveness of the program in meeting the needs and conditions of students...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54F-6 Rules, regulations
    6.      The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-1 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Arts Create Excellent Schools (ACES) Pilot Program Act."      L.1996,c.117,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-2 Findings, declarations relative to arts based curriculum pilot program
    2. The Legislature finds and declares that:      a. Although there currently exists support for the arts in education within the public schools of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-3 "Arts Create Excellent Schools (ACES) Pilot Program"
    3. There is established in the Department of Education the "Arts Create Excellent Schools (ACES) Pilot Program" to be administered by the Commissioner of Education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-4 Request for proposals for development of ACES schools
    4. The Commissioner of Education shall forward a request for proposals for the development of ACES schools to local school districts. Each school district shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-5 Selection of schools to participate in program
    5. The commissioner shall select three schools to participate in the program based upon the commissioner's evaluation of the school's ability to successfully implement a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-6 Evaluation component included within ACES program
    6. a. The commissioner shall provide for the inclusion of an evaluation component within the ACES program which shall be both formative and summative in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:54G-7 Rules, regulations
    7. The State Board of Education shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the rules and regulations necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:55-1 Appropriations as prerequisite to payments from treasury
    No money shall be paid from the state treasury for any purpose named in this title unless an appropriation therefor shall have been made by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:55-2 Withholding of funds from district.
    18A:55-2. The commissioner shall direct the State treasurer to withhold funds payable by the State from any district which fails to obey the law or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:55-3 School districts, conditions for receipt of State aid; efficiency standards.
    1.     As a condition of receiving State aid, a school district shall:      a.     examine all available group options for every insurance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-1 "Trustees for support of public schools" ; how constituted
    The governor, the attorney general, the secretary of state, the state comptroller, the state treasurer and the commissioner of education, shall constitute a board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-2 Secretary of board; records
    The secretary of state shall be the secretary of the board of trustees. He shall record in a book to be kept for that purpose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-3 Statement of fund by state treasurer to board
    The state treasurer shall make annually to the board of trustees on the first day of the annual meeting of the legislature, and at such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-4 Account to legislature of management of fund
    An account of the management of the fund shall be laid before the legislature with the annual statements of the state treasurer's accounts. No compensation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-5 State lands under water and revenue from sales thereof; restriction on revenue
    All lands belonging to this State now or formerly lying under water are dedicated to the support of public schools. All moneys hereafter received from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-6 Leases of lands under water; principal or income
    All leases of lands so dedicated to the support of public schools shall be held by the board of trustees as a part of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-7 Deducting expenses of administering lands under water
    The sum appropriated for the expenses incurred in the administration of the lands so dedicated to the support of public schools shall be first deducted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-8 Investments
    Moneys belonging to the school fund shall be invested by the division of investment in the department of the treasury in the bonds of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-9 Changing municipal bonds owned by trustees from coupon to registered
    The trustees for the support of public schools may arrange with any municipality to change any bonds owned by said trustees from coupon to registered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-10 Stamp of ownership on coupon bonds
    Every coupon bond acquired by the board of trustees shall have stamped thereon and upon each coupon, immediately upon the receipt thereof, the following words:...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-11 Investment in bonds secured by mortgages
    No part of the principal or interest of the fund shall be invested in bonds secured by mortgage on lands except as hereinafter provided in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-12 Mortgage foreclosure proceedings
    The board of trustees shall cause actions to foreclose to be commenced without delay whenever the interest on bonds secured by mortgage held by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-13 Purchase of lands by board on foreclosure
    The board of trustees may bid for and purchase any lands and premises exposed to sale under the order and judgment of any court for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-14 Sale of real estate held or acquired
    All real estate held by the trustees for the support of public schools and all real estate that may be acquired by them under foreclosure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-15 Income of funds; use of; payment of premiums on bonds
    The income of the school fund shall be paid into the general fund of the state treasury, and shall be used for the support of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-16 Certification of anticipated default; purchase of bonds, payment of interest by trustees; State aid treatment.
    18A:56-16. In the event that a school district or a county or municipality anticipates that it will be unable to meet the payment of principal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-17 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey School Bond Reserve Act." L.1980, c. 72, s. 1, eff. July 16,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-18 Legislative finding and declaration
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. It has the authority pursuant to Article VIII, Section IV, paragraph 2 of the State Constitution to secure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-19 School bond reserve accounts; establishment; composition; funding of accounts.
    5. a. There is established within the fund for the support of free public schools a school bond reserve. The school bond reserve shall consist...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-20 School bond legend.
    6. a. Bonds issued for school purposes by counties, municipalities or school districts subsequent to the effective date of P.L.1980, c.72 (C.18A:56-17 et seq.) and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:56-21 Schools facilities financing reserve
    6. a. There is hereby established within the fund for the support of free public schools a school facilities financing reserve, to which shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:57-1 Payment of income for support of schools
    Every county shall pay into the state treasury the interest on the principal of the surplus revenue which shall not have been repaid or redeposited...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-7.1 School lunch program
    Each school district or nonprofit nonpublic school participating in the National School Lunch Program shall be reimbursed for each Type A lunch as defined within...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-7.1a Nonprofit nonpublic school defined
    As used in this act "nonprofit nonpublic school" means an elementary or secondary school in this State, other than a public school, organized and operated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-7.2 School lunch program; additional state aid
    Each school district or nonprofit nonpublic school participating in the special assistance phase of the National School Lunch Program as defined within an approved contract...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-11 Emergency aid
    There shall be appropriated annually the sum of $500,000.00 to be distributed by the commissioner, upon the approval of the State board, to meet unforeseeable...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-11.1 Loss of tuition to district due to establishment of regional district; state aid for one year
    Special State aid may be paid by the Commissioner of Education to any district which experiences a loss of tuition caused by the termination of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-11.2 Rules and regulations
    The commissioner shall make such rules and regulations as are necessary for the implementation of this act. L.1977, c. 72, s. 2, eff. April 21,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-19 Certain repealers saved
    Section 18 of "An act concerning state aid for schools, making an appropriation therefor, and repealing P.L.1946, c. 63, P.L.1948, c. 66, P.L.1951, c. 227,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.2 Application for additional state building aid; investigation
    Whenever a local board of education determines by resolution that it is unable to comply with the provisions of section 18A:33-1 of the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.3 Additional state school building aid; maximum amount
    (a) If the findings of said investigation show, to the satisfaction of the State Board of Education, that such school district is not able to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.4 Approval of additional aid and proposal authorizing bonds by state treasurer and local finance board; bonds entitled to benefits of this act
    (a) A copy of said resolution of the State Board of Education determining a school district to be entitled to additional State school building aid,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.5 Inclusion in annual budget; payment of debt service on bonds
    As provided in this act, every school district shall be entitled to receive annually the amount of the additional State school building aid (the allocation)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.6 Short title
    This act may be cited as the "Additional State School Building Aid Act of 1970." L.1971, c. 10, s. 1, eff. Jan. 21, 1971.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.7 Additional aid for payment of debt service on bonds and notes; limitations
    Additional State school building aid shall be made available to school districts in accordance with the provisions of this act for the payment of debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.8 Resolution of need; application by board of education; investigation; report
    Whenever the board of education of a school district shall determine by resolution that it is unable to provide suitable educational facilities to comply with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.9 Resolution by state board of education; submission of ordinance or proposal authorizing issuance of bonds; endorsement
    (a) If the State Board of Education shall find that such school district is not able to provide the suitable educational facilities to comply with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.10 Approval by local finance board; endorsement
    (a) A copy of the resolution of the State Board of Education referred to in section 4(a) and a copy of the proposal or ordinance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.11 Change in maturity schedule for bonds; resolution; approval; endorsement
    (a) If the board of education of a school district shall determine by resolution that the maturity schedule for bonds entitled to the benefits of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.12 Deduction of bonds from school debt and gross debt of municipality
    Any bonds entitled to the benefits of the provisions of this act, shall be deducted from the school debt in determining the net school debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.13 Issuance of bonds; contents; limitation on maturity
    All of such bonds when issued shall contain a recital to the effect that they are issued pursuant to Title 18A, Education, of the New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.14 Temporary notes or loan bonds; issuance
    Any school district or municipality which has authorized bonds which are entitled to the benefits of this act, may issue temporary notes or loan bonds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.15 Certification of annual debt service; conclusiveness of entitlement to benefits of act
    Within 10 days after issuance of any bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act, the chief financial officer of the school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.16 Entitlement of school district to aid under act; additional aid
    Any school district shall be eligible for an entitlement hereunder, and any entitlement may be made hereunder with respect to any school district, notwithstanding that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.17 Authorization for commissioner of education, state board of education and local finance board to consider application for aid; annual review
    The Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education and the Local Finance Board are each hereby authorized and empowered to consider any application of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.18 Payment of moneys on behalf of school districts to paying agent
    All amounts of additional State school building aid to be paid under the provisions of this act with respect to any school district for debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.19 Annual payments to school districts and municipalities; use
    As provided in this act, every school district and municipality which shall be entitled thereto, shall receive annually the amount of its additional State school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.20 Investment or deposit of proceeds; disposition of income
    Pending application to the purposes for which bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act are issued, the proceeds of such bonds or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.21 Designation of paying agent
    No bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act shall be issued unless there is designated therefor a paying agent or paying agents,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.22 Short title
    This act may be cited as the "Additional State School Building Aid Act." L.1978, c. 74, s. 1, eff. July 13, 1978.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.23 Legislative findings
    The Legislature finds: a. That there are many school districts in the State which should immediately renovate or replace aged and deteriorated school buildings and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.24 Renovation, replacement or new construction of facilities and capital projects for secondary level vocational facilities for handicapped; additional aid for payment of debt service on bonds and notes; limitations
    Additional State school building aid shall be made available to school districts, county special services school districts and county vocational school districts in accordance with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.25 Resolution of need; application by board of education; investigation; report
    a. Whenever the board of education of a local school district shall determine by resolution that it is unable to provide suitable general purpose educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.26 Resolution by state board of education; submission of ordinance or proposal authorizing issuance of bonds by local board; endorsement
    a. If the State Board of Education shall find that any such school district is not able to provide the suitable educational facilities described hereinabove...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.27 Additional aid if proration or approval of less than full entitlement
    If the State Board of Education shall determine that it is necessary and appropriate to prorate or approve less than the full entitlement for all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.28 Submission to local finance board; endorsement of consent or disapproval
    a. A copy of the resolution of the State Board of Education referred to in subsection a. of section 5 and a copy of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.29 Change in maturity schedule for bonds; resolution; approval; endorsement
    a. If the board of education of a school district shall determine by resolution that the maturity schedule for bonds entitled to the benefits of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.30 Deduction of bonds from school debt and gross debt of county or municipality
    Any bonds entitled to the benefits of the provisions of this act, shall be deducted from the school debt in determining the net school debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.31 Issuance of bonds; contents; limitation on maturity
    All of such bonds when issued shall contain a recital to the effect that they are issued pursuant to Title 18A, Education, of the New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.32 Temporary notes or loan bonds; issuance
    Any school district, municipality or county which has authorized bonds which are entitled to the benefits of this act, may issue temporary notes or loan...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.33 Certification of annual debt service; conclusiveness of entitlement to benefits of act
    Within 10 days after issuance of any bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act, the chief financial officer of the school district,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.34 Entitlement of school district to aid under act; additional aid
    Any school district shall be eligible for an entitlement hereunder, and any entitlement may be made hereunder with respect to any school district, notwithstanding that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.35 Authorization for commissioner of education, state board of education and local finance board to consider application for additional aid; annual review
    The Commissioner of Education, the State Board of Education and the Local Finance Board are each hereby authorized and empowered to consider any application of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.36 Payment on behalf of school districts to paying agent; use
    All amounts of additional State school building aid to be paid under the provisions of this act with respect to any school district for debt...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.37 Annual payments to school districts and municipalities; use
    As provided in this act, every school district and municipality which shall be entitled thereto, shall receive annually the amount of its additional State school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.38 Investment or deposit of proceeds; disposition of income
    Pending application to the purposes for which bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act are issued, the proceeds of such bonds or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.39 Regulations; determination of compliance by district
    The commissioner, after consultation with the State Treasurer and approval by the State Board of Education, shall promulgate regulations relating to use of the proceeds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.40 Designation of paying agent
    No bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act shall be issued unless there is designated therefor a paying agent or paying agents,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-33.41 Entitlement of $25,000.00 or less; plan for expenditure
    The provisions of "The Additional State School Building Aid Act," (P.L.1978, c. 74; C. 18A:58-33.22 et seq.) notwithstanding, any school district awarded an entitlement of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-34 Funds appropriated, etc., for cost of state aid to local districts for vocational education; expenditure
    The commissioner may expend such sums as may be appropriated or otherwise allocated to the department to meet the state's share of the cost of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-35 Additional state aid to vocational education
    The department is hereby authorized and empowered, out of any funds now or hereafter appropriated to the department for state aid to vocational education, to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-36 State appropriation for construction of area vocational school facilities
    The state board, in addition to its other budget requests concerning state aid for vocational education, shall formulate annual budget requests for state support for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37 Allocation and distribution of federal and state funds
    Said combined funds shall be allocated and distributed pursuant to applicable federal and state statutes and rules and regulations thereunder, including rules and regulations of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.1 Legislative findings
    The Legislature hereby finds and determines that the security and welfare of the State require the fullest development of the material resources and skills of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.3 Purchase and loan of textbooks
    a. The board of education in each school district in the State in which a nonpublic school is located shall have the power and duty...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.4 Textbooks loaned to students in nonpublic schools; free rental; length of use of designated textbook
    a. Textbooks which are loaned to students enrolled in grades kindergarten through 12 of any nonpublic school shall be textbooks which are used in any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.5 Appropriation of aid
    The commissioner shall, upon request of the local board and pursuant to the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education distribute to each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.6 Expenditure of aid for textbooks.
    6.     State aid provided pursuant to P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) may be expended for the purchase and loan of textbooks for public school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.6a Increase in amount of state aid; determination of state average budgeted textbook expenditures
    a. Beginning in the school year 1981-82 and in each subsequent year, the amount of State aid per pupil pursuant to this act shall increase...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-37.7 State aid to school districts
    The sums payable as State aid to school districts pursuant to this act shall be paid in full no later than July 31. The State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-1 Apportionment and distribution of federal funds; exceptions
    18A:59-1. Whenever moneys are made available for school purposes by any act of congress, except the act of congress referred to in Article 2 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-2 Federal funds as trust funds; distribution
    18A:59-2. All moneys mentioned in N.J.S.18A:59-1 shall be considered trust funds and shall be distributed by the commissioner or by the Commission on Higher Education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-3 Custody of federal funds; disbursement
    The state treasurer is hereby appointed custodian of all moneys made available to the state of New Jersey under the provisions of section 18A:59-1. He...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-4 Act of congress accepted
    The provisions of the act of congress, approved February 23, 1917, entitled "An act to provide for the promotion of vocational education; to provide for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-5 State board empowered to act
    The state board is hereby designated as the state board for the purposes of said act of congress, and shall cooperate, as in the act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-6 Custodian of funds
    The state treasurer is hereby appointed custodian of all money paid to the state from appropriations under said act of congress. He shall receive and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-7 State appropriation for training of teachers of vocational subjects
    To secure for the state the maximum appropriation under such act of congress for the training of teachers of vocational subjects as therein provided there...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:59-8 State appropriation for salaries of teachers of agricultural subjects
    To secure for the state the advantages under such act of congress for the supervision of agricultural subjects as therein provided, there shall be appropriated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-1 Requirements for tenure.
    18A:60-1. The services of all professors, associate professors, assistant professors, instructors, supervisors, registrars, teachers, and other persons employed in a teaching capacity, who are or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-1.1 Findings, declarations.
    1.     The Legislature hereby finds that it is in the best interests of the State of New Jersey to provide job security during good...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-1.2 Tenure after 3 years' service.
    3.     Any teacher or other certified individual serving in a teaching capacity in a State institution within the Department of Corrections, the Department of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-2 Dismissal and reduction in salary
    No such professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, supervisor, registrar, teacher, or other person employed in a teaching capacity, so under tenure, shall be dismissed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-3 Reduction in staff.
    18A:60-3. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be held to limit the right of the commissioner, in the case of any educational institution conducted under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-5 Indemnity of employees in certain criminal actions
    Should any criminal action be instituted against any such employee for any such act or omission and should such proceeding be dismissed or result in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-6 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as "The State and County College Tenure Act." L.1973, c. 163, s. 1, eff. July 1,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-7 Definitions
    2. As used in this act, the following words and phrases shall have the following meaning: a. "Academic rank" means instructor, assistant professor, associate professor...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-8 Tenure in academic rank; conditions
    Faculty members shall be under tenure in their academic rank, but not in any administrative position, during good behavior, efficiency and satisfactory professional performance, as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-9 Tenure by exceptional action after 2 years service
    Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3 of this act a board of trustees may, as an exceptional action and upon the recorded two-thirds majority roll...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-10 Establishment of procedure for career development
    5. It shall be the responsibility of the board of trustees and the president of each State and county college, in conjunction with their faculty...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-11 Inapplicability of act to faculty member with tenure prior to second day of 1973-74 school year
    The provisions of section 3 of this act shall not apply to any faculty member who shall have acquired tenure prior to the second day...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-12 Nontenured faculty member prior to end of 1973-74 school year; election of program for tenure; notice
    Any nontenured faculty member presently employed by a State or county college or who begins employment in the 1973-74 school year may elect to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-13 Faculty members beginning employment after 1973-74 school year; application of act
    The provisions of section 3 of this act shall apply to all faculty members beginning their employment after the 1973-74 school year. L.1973, c. 163,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-14 Professional staff without faculty rank; contracts
    Members of the professional staff not holding faculty rank may be appointed by a board of trustees for 1-year terms; provided, however, that after employment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:60-15 Application of act to full-time faculty members
    This act shall apply to full-time faculty members employed in any State or county college notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:60-1, 18A:64-21 and 18A:64A-13. L.1973,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-1 Purpose; name; free tuition
    A school shall be maintained for the purpose of training and educating deaf children. The name and title of the school shall be the "Marie...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-2 Supervision by commissioner
    The commissioner, subject to the approval of the State board, shall: a. Have the control and care of the buildings and grounds owned and used...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-2.1 Advisory board
    The State Board of Education with the approval of the Governor shall appoint biannually an advisory board to the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-3 Persons admitted
    Deaf persons of suitable age and capacity for instruction, who are legal residents of this state and not over 21 years of age, shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-4 Application for admission
    18A:61-4. Application for admission shall be made to the State board by a parent, guardian or friend of a proposed pupil in the manner directed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61-5 Expense of maintaining pupil
    Whenever the board is satisfied that the resources of a person applying for admission to the school or who is a pupil thereat, or those...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61A-1 Declaration of policy
    1.     It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State to foster, encourage and promote, and to provide assistance for, the cultural...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61A-2 Purpose of school
    2.     The primary purpose of the school shall be the professional training of students in the fields of art, music, drama, dance, and creative...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61A-4 Employment of coordinators, professional staff.
    4.     The school shall employ northern, central and southern coordinators and hire appropriate professional staff to implement programs in music, dance, visual arts and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61A-6 Commissioner supervision; powers, duties.
    6.     The school shall be governed by the Commissioner of Education under the general policies and guidelines set by the State Board of Education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61A-7 Contracts by commissioner.
    7.     Subject to the approval of the State Board of Education or the board of education of a school district, as the case may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61B-1 Transfer of state school district for institutions from department of institutions and agencies to department of education
    The State School District for Institutions within the Department of Institutions and Agencies, together with all of its functions, powers and duties, is continued but...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-1 College-level instruction for high school students
    1. The Commissioner of Education, the Commission on Higher Education, in consultation with the Presidents' Council, shall establish a program to promote increased cooperation between...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-3 Rules, regulations
    3. The Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education each shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-4 College credit
    1. The Commissioner of the Department of Education, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the Presidents' Council, shall establish a program to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-5 Enrollment
    Any institution of higher education and any local school district may enroll in the program. L. 1986, c. 193, s. 2, eff. Dec. 17, 1986.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-6 Contents of program
    The program shall consist of at least the following: a. Procedures for institutions of higher education and local districts who wish to enroll in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-7 Course limitations
    4. The commissioner, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the Presidents' Council, may limit courses taught under the program to courses which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-8 Course credit acceptance
    5. A public institution of higher education shall accept the course credit of a student who successfully participates in the program. L.1986,c.193,s.5; amended 1994,c.48,s.79.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61C-9 Rules, regulations
    6. The commissioner, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the Presidents' Council, and with the approval of the State Board of Education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-1 Immunization record
    1. Every public and independent institution of higher education in this State shall, as a condition of admission or continued enrollment, require every graduate and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-2 Exemption
    2. An institution may, in accordance with regulations promulgated by the department, exempt from the requirements of section 1 of P.L.1988, c.158 (C.18A:61D-1) any student...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-3 Conflict with religious beliefs
    A student who submits to the institution of higher education a written statement that immunization conflicts with his religious beliefs shall not be required to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-4 Contraindication
    4. A student who submits to the institution a written statement that an immunization is medically contraindicated shall submit a valid immunization record of other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-5 Liability not imposed
    The provisions of this act shall not be construed as holding any institution of higher education liable for failure to notify a student of any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-6 Rules, regulations
    6. The Commissioner of Health, shall, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), promulgate rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-7 Meningococcal vaccinations, dissemination of information about meningitis to college students.
    2.     Beginning with the 2000-2001 school year, each four-year public or private institution of higher education in this State, in a manner prescribed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-8 Findings, declarations relative to hepatitis B vaccinations
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Hepatitis B is a serious viral disease that attacks the liver and can...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-9 Hepatitis B vaccination required for certain students at institutions of higher education
    2. a. Beginning with the 2008-09 school year, a new student enrolling in a program leading to an academic degree at a public or private...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61D-10 Exemption from vaccination.
    4.     A student shall not be required to receive a vaccination pursuant to section 2 or 3 of this act based upon one of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-1 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey Campus Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights Act." L.1994,c.160,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-2 "Campus Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights"; development; content
    2. The Commission on Higher Education shall appoint an advisory committee of experts which shall develop a "Campus Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights" which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-3 Implementation of bill of rights
    3. In developing the "Campus Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights," established by P.L.1994, c.160 (C.18A:61E-1 et seq.), the committee created pursuant to section 2...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-4 Distribution to students
    4. Every public and independent institution of higher education within the State shall make every reasonable effort to ensure that every student at that institution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-5 Reports of suspected offenses
    5. Nothing in this act or in any "Campus Assault Victim's Bill of Rights" developed in accordance with the provisions of this act, shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:61E-6 Immunity
    6. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no public or independent institution of higher education or its employees shall be liable for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-1 Public institutions of higher education
    The public institutions of higher education are the six state colleges; the county colleges; the public junior colleges; the New Jersey college of medicine and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-1.1 Voter registration at public institutions of higher education.
    2.     The registrar or other principal officer responsible for the registration of students at each public institution of higher education as included under the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-2 Disbursements to denominational schools prohibited
    No disbursements of the moneys appropriated by the state for the purposes of public higher education shall be made to any institution wholly or in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-3 Enrollment of senior citizens in tuition-free courses in State institutions of higher education
    1. Each public institution of higher education in New Jersey may permit persons of the age of 65 or more years to enroll without the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-4 Residency requirement
    1. Persons who have been resident within this State for a period of 12 months prior to enrollment in a public institution of higher education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-4.1 Resident tuition for military personnel
    United States military personnel and their dependents who are living in New Jersey and are attending public institutions of higher education in New Jersey shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-4.2 Options for student at public institution of higher education unable to complete course due to military service
    1. a. A student at a New Jersey public institution of higher education who is unable to complete a course because the student is called...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-4.3 Student at public institution of higher education, re-enrollment right, refund of fees if called to active duty for certain military operations.
    1.     A student who is a member of the New Jersey National Guard or of the Reserve component of the Armed Forces of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-5 Violence and hazing; monitor of incidence; uniform record-keeping system
    The Chancellor of Higher Education shall establish standards and promulgate rules and regulations to monitor the incidence of violence and hazing in the institutions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-6 Report by employee; filing; forwarding of report and action taken to state department of higher education
    Any employee of an institution of higher education observing or having direct knowledge from a participant or victim of an act of violence or hazing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-7 Annual report
    The Chancellor of Higher Education shall include in his annual report to the Governor and the Legislature, pursuant to N.J.S. 18A:3-21, a section detailing the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-15 Institutions of higher education to offer health insurance coverage; rules, regulations.
    77. a. The Department of Health shall require all public and private institutions of higher education in this State to offer health insurance coverage on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-15.1 Meningococcal vaccination required for certain students residing in college dorms.
    2. a. Beginning in September 2004, a new student enrolling in a program leading to an academic degree at a public or private institution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-15.2 Exemption from vaccination.
    3. a. A student shall not be required to receive a vaccination pursuant to subsection a. of section 2 of this act based upon one...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-16 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Adult illiteracy is a widespread problem in society which reduces the pool of available skilled labor and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-17 Establishment of literacy tutoring program
    2. The governing body of each public institution of higher education may elect to establish a literacy tutoring program which would offer course credit toward...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-18 Joint sponsorship of literacy tutoring program
    3. The governing body of each public institution of higher education may jointly sponsor the literacy tutoring program with a local agency or organization which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-19 Substitution of elective course
    4. A student enrolled in a public institution of higher education on a full-time or part-time basis may elect to substitute an elective course offered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-20 Completion of required number of credit hours
    5. A student in the literacy tutoring program shall be required to complete the same minimum number of credit hours in a semester as would...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-21 Review of guidelines, procedures.
    6.     The Commission on Higher Education shall review the guidelines and procedures developed by the institutions, in conjunction with the agencies or organizations sponsoring...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-22 Student tuition, fees, certain; collection method, "optional fee" defined
    1. The governing body of any public institution of higher education shall not allow funds for legislative agents or organizations as defined in chapter 13C...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-23 "Initial Active Duty Training" defined.
    20.     As used in sections 20-25 of this act, "Initial Active Duty Training" means Basic Military Training, for members of the New Jersey Air...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-24 Tuition benefits for members of New Jersey National Guard; State payment.
    18A:62-24. a. Any member of the New Jersey National Guard shall be permitted to attend regularly-scheduled courses at any public institution of higher education in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-24.1 Nonresident tuition rate for NJ National Guard members prohibited.
    1.     No public institution of higher education in this State shall impose a nonresident tuition rate or differential fee on a member of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-25 Eligibility of child, surviving spouse of certain members of New Jersey National Guard for tuition benefits.
    18A:62-25.     Any child or surviving spouse of a member of the New Jersey National Guard who heretofore completed Initial Active Duty Training and was...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-25.1 Nonresident tuition for certain survivors of members of NJ National Guard prohibited.
    2.     No public institution of higher education in this State shall impose a nonresident tuition rate or differential fee on a child or surviving...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-26 Notice of availability of grants, scholarships.
    23.     The financial aid office of the public institution shall advise the member, or surviving spouse or child of a member, of any available...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-27 Other fees payable.
    24.     Nothing in sections 20 through 25 of this act shall preclude a public institution of higher education from requiring the payment of other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-28 Rules, regulations.
    25.     The State Treasurer shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary to implement the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-29 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Incentive Funding Act."      L.1999,c.226,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-30 Findings, declarations relative to higher education finance.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that a mechanism is needed to provide incentives that will assist the State's public and independent colleges and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-31 Definitions relative to higher education finance.
    3.     As used in this act:      "Amount" of a contribution or a donation means, in the case of property other than cash,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-32 "Higher Education Incentive Endowment Fund"
    4.     There is created in the Department of the Treasury a non-lapsing fund, the "Higher Education Incentive Endowment Fund" (the "endowment fund"), which, subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-33 State matching funds for endowment contributions to four-year public institutions
    5.     With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation shall have made an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-34 State matching funds for endowment contributions to two-year public institutions
    6. a. With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation shall have made an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-35 State matching funds for endowment contributions to four-year independent institutions
    7.     With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation makes an endowment contribution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-36 "Higher Education Incentive Grant Fund"
    8.     There is created in the Department of the Treasury a non-lapsing fund, the "Higher Education Incentive Grant Fund" (the "grant fund"), which, subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-37 State matching funds for donations to four-year public institutions
    9.     With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation shall have made a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-38 State matching funds for donations to two-year public institutions
    10. a. With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation shall have made a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-39 State matching funds for donations to four-year independent institutions
    11. With respect to a fiscal year in which at least one person, corporation or other business entity, or foundation makes a donation to a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-40 Ineligibility for receipt of State matching funds; use of matching funds
    12. a. No institution of higher education having a total endowment of more than $1,000,000,000, and no foundation institutionally related to such an institution, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-41 Documents included with application for State matching funds; information required
    13. In order for an institution or foundation to receive in a fiscal year State matching funds pursuant to an application therefor under the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-42 Funds administered separately
    14. a. The endowment fund and the grant fund shall be administered separately by the State Treasurer. Each fund shall consist of moneys appropriated or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-43 Rules, regulations.
    15. The State Treasurer shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations necessary to carry out the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-45 Provision of organ donation information at institutions of higher education.
    1. a. Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, each public institution of higher education in the State shall provide information to its students, either through...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-46 Transfer of academic credits from county colleges.
    1.     Each public institution of higher education, in consultation with the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and the New Jersey Presidents' Council, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-47 Adoption of policies, procedures regarding certain transfers.
    2.     On or before January 1, 2008, each public institution of higher education shall, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-48 Independent institutions may enter into agreement.
    3.     An independent institution of higher education in the State may elect to enter into the agreement.      L.2007,c.175,s.3.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-49 Annual report to Governor, Legislature.
    4.     The Commission on Higher Education shall prepare an annual report containing a compilation of the data collected pursuant to subsection e. of section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-50 Cooperation considered relative to annual appropriation.
    5.     The cooperation of each public institution of higher education in abiding by the terms of the agreement shall be reviewed and considered by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-51 Construction of act as to standards and procedures for admission.
    6.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to require any public or independent institution of higher education to admit a student or to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-52 Website to provide information on educational benefits for veterans.
    1.     A public institution of higher education shall provide a link on its website to access information on federal and State educational benefits available...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-53 Definitions relative to certain credit card solicitations.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Credit" means the right to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:62-54 Direct merchandizing of credit cards to students, certain circumstances; prohibited.
    2.     A public institution of higher education is not authorized to enter into any agreement, or to permit any of its agents or student...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:63-1 Establishment of summer school and extension courses; curricula
    18A:63-1. Summer schools and extension courses for the purpose of training and educating persons, in the science of education and in the art of teaching...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:63-2 Tuition and incidental fees
    18A:63-2. The State colleges and State summer schools may charge tuition and incidental fees in extension courses and summer school courses.       L.1967,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-1 Decentralization of authority
    18A:64-1. The Legislature hereby finds that it is in the best interest of the State that the State colleges shall be and continue to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-2 Control and management
    The government, control, conduct, management and administration of each of the colleges shall be vested in the board of trustees of the college.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-3 Board of trustees.
    18A:64-3. The composition and size of the board of trustees shall be determined by the board; however, each board shall have not less than seven...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-3.1 Student representatives
    1. The board of trustees of any State college established pursuant to chapter 64 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes shall provide for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-4 Meeting and organization
    Each such board shall meet and organize annually at a regular meeting held during the second week of September, by the election of a chairman,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-5 Expenses; no compensation
    Members of each such board shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled to be reimbursed for all reasonable and necessary expenses.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-6 Powers, duties of boards.
    18A:64-6. The board of trustees of a State college shall have general supervision over and shall be vested with the conduct of the college. It...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-6.1 Contracts; warranty; violation
    Every contract or agreement negotiated, awarded or made pursuant to this act shall contain a suitable warranty by the contractor that no person or selling...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-6.2 Payments in violation of act; misdemeanor
    Any person willfully authorizing, consenting to, making or procuring to be made payment of State College funds for or on account of any purchase, contract...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-6.3 Payment or gift by person dealing with State college prohibited; misdemeanor
    The payment of any fee, commission or compensation of any kind or the granting of any gift or gratuity of any kind, either directly or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-7 Additional powers and duties
    18A:64-7. The board of trustees of a State college, in addition to the other powers and duties provided herein, shall have and exercise the powers,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-8 President; powers and duties
    The president of a state college shall be responsible to its board of trustees and shall have such powers as shall be requisite, for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-9 Existing state colleges continued
    The existing six state colleges presently maintained by the state of New Jersey and heretofore under the care, custody, control and administration of the commissioner...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-10 Maintenance of demonstration schools
    The board of trustees of each state college may maintain demonstration schools under regular teachers, in which pupils of the state colleges shall have the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-11 Conduct of extension courses, fees, etc.
    18A:64-11. The board of trustees of each State college is authorized and empowered to conduct summer schools and extension courses through the six State colleges...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-12 Rights of counties as to number of pupils
    Each county shall be entitled to at least six times as many pupils in such colleges as it shall have representatives in the legislature. In...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-13 Tuition fees
    18A:64-13. Students in each State college who are residents of New Jersey shall be required to pay each year a minimum tuition fee and nonresidents...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-13.1 Definitions.
    1. As used in this act: a. "Job training course" means any course of instruction which will provide the individual with an identifiable job skill...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-13.2 Tuition-free job training courses
    2. Each public institution of higher education shall permit a person who has been in the labor market for at least two years and is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-13.3 Eligibility for continued participation
    In order to remain eligible for participation in this program, the unemployed worker shall be required to maintain a passing grade in the job training...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-13.4 Rules, regulations
    4. The Commissioner of Labor, in consultation with the Presidents' Council, shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act. Regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-14 Supplies; school fees
    Each State college may require students to furnish such textbooks and incidental supplies and to pay such general school fees as may be fixed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-17 Work for students
    The president of any state college may, under regulations approved by the board of trustees, provide work in or about such college for any student...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18 Retention of revenue
    18A:64-18. a. Moneys which are derived by the State colleges as room and board revenues from student housing and food service facilities and which are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18.1 Monthly installments
    a. Funds appropriated by the State for the operation of the State colleges shall be paid to each college in 12 equal installments on the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18.2 Investment procedure.
    9. All functions, powers and duties relating to the investment or reinvestment of funds within the jurisdiction of the board of trustees, including the purchase,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18.3 Authorized investments
    The Director of the Division of Investment, in addition to other investments presently or from time to time hereafter authorized by law, shall have authority,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18.4 State Treasurer as custodian
    The State Treasurer shall be the custodian of the board's investment funds, shall select all depositories and custodians and shall negotiate and execute custody agreements...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-18.5 Bank deposits made by State colleges, security
    1. In all cases when a deposit is made by a State college in a State or federally chartered bank, savings bank or savings and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-19 Repairs to buildings and furniture
    The board of trustees of each State college shall have control and care of the building and ground owned and used by the State for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-20 Employment of professors, etc., continued; tenure rights, etc., preserved
    All professors, associate professors, assistant professors, instructors, supervisors, registrars, teachers, and other persons employed by the state of New Jersey, the state board of education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21 Future professors, etc., to have similar tenure rights, etc.
    All professors, associate professors, assistant professors, instructors, supervisors, registrars, teachers, and other persons employed by the board of trustees of the state colleges shall have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.1 Negotiation authority unaffected
    12. The Governor shall continue to function as the public employer under the "New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act," P.L.1941, c.100 (C.34:13A-1 et seq.) and through...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.2 Professional positions
    Professional members of the academic, administrative and teaching staffs shall include all faculty positions, current professional positions listed as unclassified positions pursuant to Title 11,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.3 Jurisdiction removed
    All State college faculty and professional positions shall be removed from the jurisdiction of the Vacancy Review Board, established pursuant to Executive Order No. 10...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.4 Employer-Employee Relations Act unaffected
    Nothing in this amendatory and supplementary act shall be construed or interpreted to contravene or modify the provisions of the "New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act,"...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.5 Tenure, pension rights
    Nothing in this amendatory and supplementary act shall be so construed as to deprive any person of any tenure rights or of any other right...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.6 Findings, declarations
    1. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The State of New Jersey has designated the Kelsey building located at 101 West State Street, City...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-21.7 Use of Kelsey building by Thomas A. Edison State College
    2. The Kelsey School of Industrial Arts building located at the corner of West State and Willow Streets, designated as 101 West State Street, City...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-26 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Public College Auxiliary Organization Act." L.1982, c. 16, s. 1, eff. April 1, 1982.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-27 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "College" means any State or county college. b. "Auxiliary organization" means an organization, subject to the provisions of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-28 Number of organizations
    A college may establish and utilize one or more auxiliary organizations for the performance of college operations or functions. L.1982, c. 16, s. 3, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-29 Functions and operations
    4. An auxiliary organization may engage only in such operations and may serve only such functions as are allowed by law and as shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-30 Powers
    Each auxiliary organization shall be a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession. Each auxiliary organization shall have the power to contract, to sue and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-31 Board of directors; composition; terms; vacancies
    Each auxiliary organization shall have a board of directors composed of the president of the college or his designee, one member of the college board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-32 Board of directors; conflict of interest; expenses
    No member of the board of directors of an auxiliary organization shall have a financial interest in any contract or other transaction entered into by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-33 Board as public body; provisions governing
    The board of directors is a "public body" as defined in section 3 of the "Open Public Meetings Act," P.L.1975, c. 231 (C. 10:4-8), and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-34 Bank accounts, purchases
    9. An auxiliary organization shall maintain its own bank accounts and shall make such purchases as are necessary to its operation, without regard to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-35 Legal counsel
    An auxiliary organization shall obtain private legal counsel and shall not be represented by the Attorney General. L.1982, c. 16, s. 10, eff. April 1,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-36 Acceptance of gifts
    11. An auxiliary organization may accept any grant, contract, bequest, trust or gift unless the Board of Trustees determines that acceptance would be contrary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-37 Annual budget; approval
    The annual budget of each auxiliary organization shall be approved by the board of directors of the organization. L.1982, c. 16, s. 12, eff. April...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-38 Officers and employees; civil service
    As may be necessary for its operation, an auxiliary organization may appoint, retain and employ officers, agents, employees and experts, who shall be within the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-39 Colleges; leasing or renting of facilities
    An auxiliary organization may lease or rent facilities and office space from the college, provided that it reimburses the college for the fair rental value...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-40 Commercial services on college campuses; self support; surplus funds
    Operations of commercial services on college campuses, such as a food service or bookstore, or such commercial services as may be provided in a college...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-41 Expenses; liability in tort or contract
    Expenses incurred by an auxiliary organization shall be payable from funds raised by the organization, and no liability or obligation, in tort or contract, shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-42 Financial standards
    17. The board of trustees shall, prior to the operation of any auxiliary organization under this act: a. Institute with the approval of the Director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-43 Certified public accountant
    18. A certified public accountant shall be selected by each auxiliary organization. The certified public accountant shall annually audit the auxiliary organization's funds. Auxiliary organizations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-44 College student government association; compliance with act
    Each college student government association to which student fee moneys are allocated by the college, whether or not it is an auxiliary organization subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-45 New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities.
    1.     There is established a body corporate and politic, with corporate succession, to be known as the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-46 Membership of association.
    2.     The association shall consist of eight voting members to be appointed as follows: one member from each member institution's boards of trustees, appointed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-47 Officers; rules
    The association shall select such officers and make such rules as may be necessary for the transaction of business.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-48 Powers, responsibilities of association.
    4.     The association shall have perpetual succession and shall have the following powers and responsibilities:      a.     To make, amend and repeal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-49 Executive director; duties, compensation.
    5.     The association shall employ an executive director, who shall be responsible for the administration of all the activities of the association including staff...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-50 Purposes of association.
    6.     The association shall encourage and aid all movements for the improvement of education at the member institutions and shall make recommendations to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-51 Dues from member institutions.
    7.     For purposes of defraying the expenses of the association, the member institutions shall pay the necessary expenses incurred by the members and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-52 Short title
    This article shall be known and may be cited as the "State College Contracts Law." L. 1986, c. 43, s. 1, eff. July 9, 1986.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-53 Definitions.
    2.     As used in this article, unless the context otherwise indicates:      a.     "Board of trustees" means the board of a State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-54 Bid threshold.
    3. a. Any purchase, contract or agreement for the performance of any work or the furnishing or hiring of materials or supplies, the cost or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-55 Public bidding required.
    4.     Every contract or agreement for the performance of any work or the furnishing or hiring of any materials or supplies, the cost or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-56 Exceptions.
    5.     Any purchase, contract or agreement of the character described in section 4 of P.L.1986, c.43 (C.18A:64-55) may be made, negotiated or awarded by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-57 Emergency procedures.
    6.     Any purchase, contract, or agreement may be made, negotiated or awarded by a State college without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-58 Contract subdivision prohibited
    7. No purchase, contract or agreement which is single in character or which necessarily or by reason of the quantities required to effectuate the purpose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-59 Annual solicitation
    Except as provided in this article, every State college shall, on an annual basis or at such lesser intervals as may be fixed by it,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-60 State college purchases through State agency; procedure.
    9. a. Any State college, without advertising for bids, or after having rejected all bids obtained pursuant to advertising therefor, may purchase any materials, supplies,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-61 Joint action authorized
    10. The board of trustees of two or more State colleges may provide jointly by agreement for the purchasing of work, materials, or supplies for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-62 Contents of agreements
    a. Joint agreements shall set forth the categories of work, materials or supplies to be purchased, the manner of advertising for bids and of awarding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-63 Subject to laws
    12. Joint purchases and all agreements pertaining thereto shall be subject to all provisions of law. L.1986,c.43,s.12; amended 1994,c.48,s.114.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-64 Specification
    All specifications for any purchase, contract or agreement governed by this article shall be drafted in a manner to encourage free, open and competitive bidding....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-65 Advertisement for bids; notice of revisions.
    14. a. All advertisements for bids shall be published in a legal newspaper sufficiently in advance of the date fixed for receiving the bids to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-66 Conformance to specifications
    No bid shall be accepted which does not conform to the specifications furnished therefor. Nothing contained in this article shall be construed as depriving any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-67 Guaranty.
    16. There may be required from any person bidding on any purchase, contract or agreement, advertised in accordance with law, that the bid be accompanied...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-68 Provision of surety company bond, other security.
    17. a. In addition to or independently of the guaranty which may be required pursuant to this article, the State college may require that the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-69 Time limit, return of bid guaranty.
    18. The State college shall award the contract or reject all bids within such time as may be specified in the specifications or other documents...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-70 Awards to responsible bidder whose bid is most advantageous.
    19. All contracts or agreements for the purchase of goods and services, as distinct from contracts or agreements for the construction of buildings and other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-73 Liquidated damages
    Any purchase, contract or agreement made pursuant to this article may include liquidated damages for the violation of any of the terms and conditions thereof...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-74 Building construction
    Purchases, contracts or agreements for the construction of buildings and other improvements shall be subject to all the terms and conditions of this article and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-75 Plans, specifications
    24. All plans and specifications for the erection, alteration, improvement or repair of college buildings shall be drawn by or under the supervision of an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-76.1 Advertisements by contracting agent for bids; award of contracts.
    2. a. Whenever the entire cost for the construction, alteration or repair of any building by a State college will exceed the amount determined pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-77 Deduction for costs of completion.
    26. All specifications for the doing of any construction work for a State college shall fix the date before which the work shall be completed,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-78 Sale of surplus personal property.
    27. Any college may, by resolution of its board of trustees, authorize the sale in the following manner of its personal property not needed for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-79 Multi-year contracts.
    28. A State college may only enter into a contract exceeding 36 consecutive months for the:      a.     Supplying of fuel and oil...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-81 Immunity
    30. No action for damages shall lie against the Board of Higher Education, the Commission on Higher Education, the Presidents' Council, any State official, any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-82 Indemnification agreement.
    31.     Any State college may enter into an agreement indemnifying the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority or the United States of America, or any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-83 Validation
    Any action, purchase, sale, contract or agreement taken, made or entered into prior to the effective date of this article is validated and confirmed; provided...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-84 Consultation with employee representatives
    Prior to the conclusion of any contract or subcontract for the performance of work substantially similar to that performed by negotiations unit employees, a State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-85 State, county college may enter into certain contracts with a private entity.
    43. a. (1) A State college or county college may enter into a contract with a private entity, subject to subsection f. of this section,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-86 Definitions relative to State college risk management groups, joint liability funds.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Board of trustees" or "trustees" means the board of trustees established pursuant to the bylaws of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-87 State college authorized to insure, contract, provide for certain insurable interests.
    2.     A State college is authorized to insure, contract or provide for any insurable interest of the State college in the manner authorized by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-89 Bylaws of State college risk management group.
    4. a. The bylaws of a State college risk management group shall:      (1)     set forth a statement of purposes of the group;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-90 Board of trustees of State college risk management group.
    5. a. The board of trustees of a State college risk management group shall have not less than three or more than 15 trustees. A...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-91 Bylaws required for functioning; annual report.
    6. a. A State college risk management group, or any joint liability fund of the group, shall not begin functioning as a means of providing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-92 Appropriation, payment of funds for premiums.
    7.     Funds for premiums required by the contract between the governing body of the State college and the board of trustees of the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64-93 Rules, regulations.
    8.     The Commissioner of Banking and Insurance shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act pursuant to the "Administrative...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-1 Definitions
    18A:64A-1. As used in this chapter: a. "Base year" means the fiscal year two years prior to that in which the budget is to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-2 Petition to establish a college
    18A:64A-2. When the board of chosen freeholders of one or more counties, after study and investigation, shall deem it advisable for such county or counties...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-3 Upon approval, establishment of college by resolution; publication; public hearing; referendum petition
    18A:64A-3. Whenever the board or boards of chosen freeholders receive notification that the Commission on Higher Education approves the establishment of a county college, each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-4 Referendum; how conducted
    18A:64A-4. If a proposal for the establishment of a county college is to be submitted to the registered voters of the county, the county clerk...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-5 Upon approval, establishment of college in several counties
    18A:64A-5. If at said election the proposal for the establishment of the county college is approved by a majority of all the votes cast both...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-6 Upon unfavorable vote, limitations on resubmission
    18A:64A-6. If a majority of the votes in a county are cast against a proposal for the establishment of a county college, the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-8 Boards of trustees; apportionment of membership where established in more than one county.
    18A:64A-8. For each county college there shall be a board of trustees, consisting of the county superintendent of schools and 10 persons, eight of whom...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-9 Qualifications of appointed members of boards, terms of office, etc.; filling vacancies; no compensation of members
    18A:64A-9. Appointed members of the board of trustees shall have been residents of the county for a period of four years prior to said appointment,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-10 County college board officers
    The board of trustees of a county college shall organize annually in November by the election of a chairman, vice chairman and such other officers...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-11 Boards of trustees bodies corporate; designation, custody and responsibility for property and management and control of college; annual report
    18A:64A-11. The board of trustees shall be a body corporate and shall be known as the "board of trustees of ........" (here insert the name...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-12 General powers of board.
    18A:64A-12. For the effectuation of the purposes of this chapter, the board of trustees of a county college in addition to such other powers expressly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-13 Teaching staff, employees and administrative officers other than president; rights and privileges.
    The teaching staff employees and administrative officers other than the president of the county college are hereby held to possess all the rights and privileges...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-13.1 County college employee permitted to waive health care coverage.
    3.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a county college that enters into a contract providing group health care benefits...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-13.1a Premiums paid by county college employees.
    16. Commencing on the effective date of P.L.2010, c.2 and upon the expiration of any applicable binding collective negotiations agreement in force on that effective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-13.2 County college board of trustees, notices of certain layoffs; required.
    1.     The board of trustees of a county college shall provide to a member of the non-academic support staff who has been employed for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-14 Selling, giving or leasing property to boards
    18A:64A-14. Counties, municipalities, school districts or special schools may sell, give or lease any of their property, including county or municipal funds, to the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-15 Boards of school estimate
    Each county college shall have a board of school estimate. In the case of a county college established by one county, such board shall consist...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-16 Appointments to boards of school estimate; filling vacancies; secretary; powers
    Appointments to the board of school estimate shall be made annually on or before December 1 and any vacancy in the board's membership by reason...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-17 Method of fixing amounts necessary for operation and capital outlay expenses of college; certification; apportionment between participating counties
    18A:64A-17. On or before February 1 in each year, the board of trustees of the county college shall prepare and deliver to each member of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-18 Appropriation of amounts to be raised by boards of chosen freeholders and raising by taxation
    The board of chosen freeholders shall, upon receipt of the certificate, appropriate the amount of the operation expenses certified therein, in the same manner as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-19 Issuance of bonds
    18A:64A-19. (1) Whenever the board of trustees of a county college shall decide that it is necessary to raise money for the purpose of acquiring...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-20 Emergency appropriation for college purposes
    18A:64A-20. If the board of trustees shall determine that it is necessary in any school year to raise money in addition to the amount in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-21 First year's estimates of expenses, etc.; preparation, delivery
    18A:64A-21. Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in N.J.S.18A:64A-17, during the calendar year in which the board or boards of chosen freeholders first establish a county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22 Annual budget requests for State support of colleges
    18A:64A-22. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Council of County Colleges may submit to the State Treasurer annual budget requests for State support...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.1 County college capital project aid.
    1.     Whenever the funds appropriated are insufficient to satisfy the State's share of capital projects for county colleges pursuant to N.J.S.18A:64A-22, additional State support...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.2 Action by State Treasurer.
    2.     Whenever the State Treasurer shall determine that he is unable to provide State support for a capital project of a county college pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.3 Issuance of bonds, notes.
    3.     At any time within one year of the certification by the State Treasurer to the board of chosen freeholders, the county college at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.4 Deduction from gross debt.
    4.     Such additional borrowing, if entered into by the county, shall constitute a deduction from the gross debt of such county and shall not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.5 Issuance of temporary notes.
    5.     Any board of chosen freeholders or other legally empowered issuer which has authorized such additional bonds may issue temporary notes in anticipation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.6 Debt service certification; appropriation, payment of funds.
    6.     Within 10 days after issuance of any bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act, the treasurer of the county issuing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.6a Designation of paying agent; payments of state aid
    No bonds or notes entitled to the benefits of this act shall be issued unless there is designated therefor a paying agent or paying agents,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.7 Investments of proceeds; disposition of earnings.
    7.     On January 10 in each year the county treasurer or the treasurer of the other legally empowered issuer shall certify and pay to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-22.8 Bonds or notes not debt or liability of state
    Bonds or notes issued under the provisions of this act shall not be deemed to constitute a debt or liability of the State or a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-23 Acceptance of students residing in other counties; required certificates; charges to home counties
    18A:64A-23. a. Each county college shall, to the extent its facilities will permit accept students who are residents of any other county in the State....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-23.1 Job training course
    1. As used in this act, "job training course" means any course of instruction which will provide the individual with an identifiable job skill and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-23.2 County college courses
    2. Each county college shall permit a person who has been in the labor market for at least two years and is unemployed or has...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-23.3 Eligibility for continued participation in program
    In order to remain eligible for participation in this program, the unemployed worker shall be required to maintain a passing grade in the job training...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-23.4 Rules, regulations
    4. The Commissioner of Labor shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to effectuate the purposes of this act. Regulations of the State Board of Higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-24 Joinder in operation of county colleges by other counties
    18A:64A-24. If the board of trustees of a county college shall determine that it is in the best interest of the college to allow one...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25 Referenda for other purposes permitted
    Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit or prevent the referenda procedure specified in chapter 37 of Title 19 of the Revised Statutes.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.1 Short title; citation
    This article shall be known and may be cited as the "County College Contracts Law" . L.1982, c. 189, s. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1983.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.2 Definitions
    2. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise indicates:      a. "Board of trustees" means the board of trustees of a county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.3 Purchases, contracts and agreements not requiring advertising.
    3. a. Any purchase, contract or agreement for the performance of any work or the furnishing or hiring of materials or supplies, the cost or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.4 Contracts and agreements requiring advertising
    Every contract or agreement for the performance of any work or the furnishing or hiring of any materials or supplies, the cost or the contract...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.5 Exceptions to requirement for advertising.
    5.     Any purchase, contract or agreement of the character described in section 4 may be made, negotiated or awarded by the county college by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.6 Emergency purchases and contracts.
    6.     Any purchase, contract, or agreement may be made, negotiated or awarded by a county college without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.7 Contracts not to be divided
    18A:64A-25.7. Contracts not to be divided 7. No purchase, contract or agreement which is single in character or which necessarily or by reason of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.8 Periodic solicitation of bids
    Except as provided in section 28, every county college shall, on an annual basis or at such lesser intervals as may be fixed by it,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.9 County college purchases through State agency; procedure.
    9. a. Any county college, without advertising for bids, or after having rejected all bids obtained pursuant to advertising therefor, may purchase any materials, supplies,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.10 Joint purchases by county colleges, municipalities or counties; authority.
    10. The board of trustees of two or more county colleges may provide jointly by agreement for the purchasing of work, materials or supplies for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.11 Contents of agreement
    a. Such agreement shall set forth the categories of work, materials or supplies to be purchased, the manner of advertising for bids and of awarding...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.13 Specifications generally
    All specifications for any purchase, contract or agreement governed by this article shall be drafted in a manner to encourage free, open and competitive bidding....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.14 Advertisements for bids; bids; general requirements; notice of revisions.
    14. a. All advertisements for bids shall be published in a legal newspaper sufficiently in advance of the date fixed for receiving the bids to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.15 Bids to conform to specifications; rejection of bids
    No bid shall be accepted which does not conform to the specifications furnished therefor. Nothing contained in this article shall be construed as depriving any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.16 Guaranty to accompany bids; amount
    There may be required from any person bidding on any purchase, contract or agreement, advertised in accordance with law, that the bid be accompanied by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.17 Performance, guaranty and certificate
    17.      Performance, guaranty and certificate. a. In addition to or independent of the guaranty which may be required pursuant to section 16, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.18 Time for making awards; deposits returned
    The county college shall award the contract or reject all bids within such time as may be specified in the specifications or other documents issued...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.19 Award of purchases, contracts or agreements
    All purchases, contracts or agreements which require public advertisement for bids shall be awarded by the board of trustees to the lowest responsible bidder. Prior...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.20 Award of contracts when bids are equal
    Whenever two or more quotations or bids of equal amounts are the lowest quotations or bids submitted by responsible parties, the county college may award...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.22 Liquidated damages
    Any purchase, contract or agreement made pursuant to this article may include liquidated damages for the violation of any of the terms and conditions thereof...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.23 Application of article and subdivision
    Purchases, contracts or agreements for the construction of buildings and other improvements shall be subject to all the terms and conditions of this article and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.24 Plans and specifications, drawn or supervised by appropriate officer
    All plans and specifications for the erection, alteration, improvement or repair of college buildings shall be drawn by or under the supervision of an appropriate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.25 Cost over threshold level; separate plans and specifications; bids; advertisement; award of contract; payment to subcontractor.
    25. a. In the preparation of plans and specifications for the construction, alteration or repair of any building by a county college, when the entire...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.26 Specifications
    All specifications for the doing of any such construction work for a county college shall fix the date before which the work shall be completed,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.27 Authorization; resolution; method.
    27. Any county college may, by resolution of its board of trustees, authorize the sale in the following manner of its personal property not needed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.28 Duration of certain contracts.
    28. Duration of certain contracts. A county college may only enter into a contract exceeding 24 consecutive months for the:      a.     Supplying...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.30 No action for damages for action by officials
    30. No action for damages shall lie against the Board of Higher Education, the Commission on Higher Education, the Presidents' Council, any State official, any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.31 Indemnity agreement with the United States, etc.
    Any county college may enter into an agreement indemnifying the United States of America or any board, body, officer or agency thereof from any liability...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.32 Contracts, etc.; validated and confirmed
    Any action, purchase, sale, contract or agreement taken, made or entered into prior to the effective date of this article is hereby validated and confirmed;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.33 Definitions
    Definitions. For the purposes of this act: a. "Fund" means a joint self-insurance fund established by a county college insurance group pursuant to this act....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.34 Insurance authorized
    Insurance authorized. Any county college is authorized to insure, contract or provide for any insurable interest of the college in the manner authorized by section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.35 County college insurance group
    County college insurance group. a. Any two or more county colleges may form and become members of a county college insurance group. A county college...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.36 Bylaws of the group; trustees; powers
    Bylaws of the group; trustees; powers. a. The bylaws of any county college insurance group shall: (1) Set forth a statement of purposes of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.37 Trustees; number and qualifications
    Trustees; number and qualifications. The board of trustees of any county college insurance group shall have no fewer than three nor more than 15 trustees....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.38 Trustees; compensation
    Trustees; compensation. No trustee shall be paid a salary, except that the written trust instrument may provide for reimbursement for actual expenses incurred on behalf...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.39 Review of bylaws; investigations by the Commissioner of Insurance
    Review of bylaws; investigations by the Commissioner of Insurance. a. No county college insurance group, nor any joint self-insurance fund of the group, may begin...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.40 Insurance fund participation authorized
    In any county which has established an insurance fund pursuant to N.J.S. 40A:10-6 or is a joint member of an insurance fund pursuant to P.L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.41 Contract requirements
    Any contract entered into between the board and the county governing body shall, at a minimum, specify the type and scope of coverage to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.42 Appropriation of funds
    Funds for premiums required by the contract between the board of trustees and the governing body of the fund shall be appropriated and paid as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-25.43 Civil action brought on behalf of county college.
    9. a. A county college as defined in and subject to the provisions of the "County College Contracts Law," P.L.1982, c.189 (C.18A:64A-25.1 et seq.), shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-26 Council of County Colleges established
    18A:64A-26. There is established a body corporate and politic, with succession, to be known as the New Jersey Council of County Colleges. The county colleges...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-27 Membership; alternates; compensation
    18A:64A-27. The council shall consist of the presidents and chairmen of the boards of trustees of the several county community colleges and of the county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28 Annual organization meeting
    18A:64A-28. The council shall organize annually by the election of a chairman, vice chairman and such other officers as the council shall determine. Such officers...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28.1 Officers; rules
    The council shall select such officers and make such rules as may be necessary for the transaction of business. L.1989,c.141,s.5.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28.2 Perpetual succession; powers, responsibilities
    The council shall have perpetual succession and shall have the following powers and responsibilities: a. To make, amend and repeal rules, regulations and bylaws for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28.3 Executive director
    The council shall employ an executive director, who shall be responsible for the administration of all the activities of the council including staff services and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28.4 Improvement of county college education
    8. The council shall encourage and aid movements which it deems necessary for the improvement of county college education and shall, from time to time,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-28.5 Expenses; assessment for dues
    For the purposes of defraying the expenses of the council, the county colleges and county college commissions shall pay the necessary expenses incurred by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-29 Purpose of council.
    18A:64A-29. The council will seek to ensure acceptable and effective lines of development in admissions policy, academic standards, programs, financing, including recommending to the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-30 Community college agency; establishment
    1. The board of chosen freeholders of any county which has not established a county college may, with the consent of the Commission on Higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-31 Definition
    A "community college agency" means an educational institution established or to be established by one or more counties sponsoring programs of instruction similar to those...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-32 Community college commission; membership; vacancies; compensation
    3. The community college commission shall consist of the county superintendent of schools and nine public members who are residents of the county and have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-33 Additional members; establishment by more than one county
    When a community college commission is established by more than one county, the number of public members shall be increased by two for each additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-34 Body corporate; name
    A community college commission shall be a body corporate and shall be known as the "Community College Commission of " (here insert the name of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-35 Powers, duties and responsibilities
    The community college commission shall have all the powers, duties and responsibilities as granted the board of trustees of a county college pursuant to N.J.S....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-36 Annual report
    7. The commission shall make an annual report on academic and fiscal affairs to the board of chosen freeholders, and annually recommend the funds necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-37 Eligibility for State and federal support
    8. A community college commission shall be eligible to receive State support for operational and capital costs pursuant to N.J.S.18A:64A-22, and to the extent State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-38 Law applicable to faculty and staff
    Faculty and staff directly employed by the commission shall be subject to the provisions of all statutes, regulations and standards governing equivalent positions at a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-50 Referendum unnecessary
    1. Notwithstanding any provisions of chapter 64A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes to the contrary, any private institution of higher education and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-51 Conduct of college
    Except as otherwise provided in this act, the college shall be conducted pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S. 18A:64A-1 et seq. and the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-52 Board of governors; powers and duties
    The board of trustees of any private institution of higher education, which combined with any post-secondary institute of a county board of vocational education to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-53 Board of trustees; powers and duties
    In addition to the board of governors, a board of trustees of the county college shall be established and have the powers, authority, rights and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-54 Board of governors; members; terms; reimbursement for expenses
    The board of governors shall consist of not less than 21 nor more than 30 members, including the president of the college, who shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-55 Membership of board of trustees.
    6.     The board of trustees shall include seven public trustees, consisting of the county superintendent of schools, four members appointed by the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-56 Governing body; allocation of powers between boards of trustees and governors
    The governance, control, conduct, management and administration of the college shall be vested in and allocated between the board of trustees and the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-57 Authority of board of trustees
    8. The board of trustees shall have general supervision over and be vested with the conduct of the college. It shall have the authority and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-58 Board of governors; authority and responsibility
    The board of governors shall: a. Act in an overall advisory capacity; b. Control properties, funds and trusts vested as of the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-59 Utilization of privately donated properties and funds
    10. In consideration of the utilization by the county for purposes of higher education of privately donated properties and funds and the prospect of future...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-60 Joint session of boards
    The boards may meet in joint session for the purpose of consultation and discussion or to act upon any matter which requires their joint or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-61 Annual report
    12. In accordance with law, the board of trustees shall make an annual report to the board of chosen freeholders of the county. L.1982,c.42,s.12; amended
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-62 Board of trustees; laws conferring powers and duties
    Wherever in any law there is reference to a board of trustees either in conferring powers, rights or responsibilities, the same shall refer to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-63 County coordinating agencies; abolishment
    Any county coordinating agency for higher education in a county which establishes a county college pursuant to this act shall be abolished by the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-64 Post-secondary institute; part of county college
    The post-secondary institute shall be a part of the county college, upon agreement of the governing body of the institute. L.1982, c. 42, s. 15,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-65 Post-secondary institute; general supervision
    General supervision of the conduct of the institute shall be vested in the board of trustees of the county college. L.1982, c. 42, s. 16,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-66 Assets purchased for post-secondary institute; transfer to county college
    All assets purchased by the board of education of the vocational schools of the county on behalf of and for the use of the institute...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-67 Transfers; compliance with laws
    Any transfer of real or personal property from the institute, the county and its municipalities, the board of education of the vocational schools of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-68 Debt owed to state; satisfaction upon transfer
    Any existing debt of the board of education of the vocational schools of a county owed to the State as a result of a certified...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-69 Initial appointment; boards of governors and trustees
    The board of governors and board of trustees shall be appointed as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act. L.1982, c. 42,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-70 Current governing bodies; continuance
    Until such time as appointments have been made, the current governing bodies of each institution shall continue their operations without interruption. L.1982, c. 42, s....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-71 Employees; rights; tenure
    The employees of the private institution and the full-time employees of the institute shall be employees of the county college and shall be subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-72 Employee benefit programs
    Eligible employees of the county college shall be enrolled in the alternate benefit program pursuant to P.L.1969, c. 242 (C. 18A:66-167 et seq.). The county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-73 Administrative officers and teaching personnel; rights and benefits
    All administrative officers and teaching personnel shall have the rights and benefits provided by law relating to county colleges. L.1982, c. 42, s. 24, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-74 Vested rights and privileges; effect of act
    This act shall not impair, annul or affect any vested rights, grants, charter rights, privileges, exemptions, immunities, powers, prerogatives, franchises or advantages heretofore obtained or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-75 Status of or authorization to take action by officer; effect of act
    This act shall not affect the official status of any officer of the college, or any outstanding authorization of any officer, agent or employee to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-76 Powers of Governor
    27. This act shall not abrogate the powers of the Governor to supervise and control the college in accordance with existing law. L.1982,c.42,s.27; amended 1994,c.48,s.159.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-77 Vested rights inuring to benefit of college
    Every gift, grant, legacy, bequest, devise, endowment, estate, remainder, or expectancy, contained in any will, deed, declaration of trust, transfer, or other instrument, to or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-78 Adoption of act; resolution
    This act shall become operative only after acceptance and adoption by the board of trustees of the private institution, which shall be by resolution which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-79 Findings, declarations relative to award of county college credit to certain firefighters.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that: through programs and courses county fire academies work to enhance the ability of firefighters to deal more...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-80 Conditions for receipt of county college credit for course at fire academy.
    2. a. Any person who successfully completes a course at a county fire academy shall receive county college credit for the course if: the county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64A-81 County colleges to establish green job certification programs.
    2. a. As used in this section, "green job" means those aspects of employment that deal with renewable energy, energy conservation, energy efficiency, and energy...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-12 Short title
    1.      This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey Institute of Technology Act of 1995."      L.1995,c.400,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-13 Definitions relative to New Jersey Institute of Technology
    2.      As used in this act "New Jersey Institute of Technology," hereinafter referred to as "university," shall, unless the context clearly indicates to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-14 New Jersey Institute of Technology established
    3.      There is hereby established a body corporate and politic to be known as the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The exercise by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-15 Declaration of public policy
    4.      It is declared to be the public policy of the State that the university shall be given a high degree of self-government...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-16 Board of trustees continued
    5.      The board of trustees of the university is continued and shall have and exercise the powers, authority, rights and privileges and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-17 Membership of board of trustees; organization.
    6. a. Membership of the board of trustees shall consist of the Governor, or his designee, and the Mayor of Newark, as ex officio nonvoting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-18 Authority, responsibilities of board trustees
    7.      The board of trustees of the university shall have general supervision over and be vested with the conduct, control, management and administration...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-19 Additional powers, duties of board of trustees
    8.      The board of trustees, in addition to the other powers and duties provided herein, shall be vested with the right of perpetual...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-20 Appointment of president
    9.      The board shall appoint and fix the compensation of a president of the university. The president shall be responsible to the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-21 Immunity of trustees, officers
    10.      No trustees or officer of the university shall be personally liable for any debt, obligation or other liability of the university or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-22 Board to advise Governor, Legislature
    11.      The board of trustees shall advise the Governor and Legislature, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the President's Council...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-23 University deemed employer
    12.      Subject to the provisions of P.L.1969, c.242 (C.18A:66-167 et seq.) and except as otherwise provided by law, the university shall be deemed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-24 Construction of act
    13.      Nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair, annul or affect any vested rights, grants, privileges, exemptions, immunities, powers, prerogatives, franchises or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-25 Official acts preserved
    14.      The enactment and adoption of this act shall not, of itself, affect the official, operational or organizational status of any officer of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-26 Establishment of university; effect on appropriations, employees, etc.
    15.      Upon the establishment of the body corporate and politic known as the New Jersey Institute of Technology:      a.    ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-27 Actions, proceedings not affected
    16.      This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against the New Jersey Institute of Technology, but...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-28 References mean New Jersey Institute of Technology
    17.      Whenever in any law, rule, regulation, contract, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to the New Jersey Institute...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-29 Board of trustees continued
    18.      The board of trustees of the university is continued and the provisions of this act shall not alter the term of any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-30 Credit of State not pledged
    19.      No provision of this act shall be deemed or construed to create or constitute a debt, liability, or a loan or pledge...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-31 Liberal construction
    20.      This act, being deemed and declared necessary for the welfare of the State and the people of New Jersey to provide for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64E-32 University allocated to Department of State
    21.      In accordance with the provisions of section 27 of the "Higher Education Restructuring Act of 1994," P.L.1994, c.48 (C.18A:3B-1 et seq.), the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1 Board of directors of University Hospital; appointment; organization; powers.
    3. a. The management, supervision, and administration of University Hospital shall be vested in an 11-member board of directors of University Hospital. The board shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1a Powers of University Hospital.
    14. a. University Hospital shall be the principal teaching hospital of New Jersey Medical School and New Jersey Dental School, and any other Newark-based medical...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1b University Hospital Community Oversight Board.
    15. a. There is established a nine-member advisory board to be designated as the University Hospital Community Oversight Board. The purpose of the board shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1c Rights of transferred employees.
    16. a. Nothing in this act shall be construed to deprive any officers or employees of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1d Approval of Superior Court required for acquisition of University Hospital.
    17. a. University Hospital shall be required to obtain approval from the Superior Court of New Jersey prior to entering into a transaction that results...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1e Review, approval of management contracts.
    18. a. Prior to entering into a contract with a nonprofit corporation operating one or more hospitals in New Jersey to operate and manage or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1f Internet website for board of directors.
    19.     University Hospital shall maintain an Internet website for the board of directors. The purpose of the website shall be to provide increased public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1g Five-year period for review of substantive changes.
    149. For a period of five years after the effective date of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1 et al.), any substantive changes that result in the diminution,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1h Disposition of medical malpractice claims.
    150. For medical malpractice claims incurred at University Hospital, occurring before or after the effective date of this act, University Hospital and its employees shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-6.1i Liberal construction relative to certain contracts, agreements.
    151. a. The provisions of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1 et al.) and the authorization pursuant to section 3 of P.L.2006, c.95 (C.18A:64G-6.1) for the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-7 Additional powers
    7. The board of trustees, in addition to the other powers and duties provided herein, shall have and exercise the powers, rights and privileges that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-8 Investment of funds; finance committee of board
    8. All functions, powers and duties relating to the investment or reinvestment of funds other than those funds specified in paragraph (5) of subsection (n)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-9 Authorized investments
    The Director of the Division of Investment, in addition to other investments, presently or from time to time hereafter authorized by law, shall have authority,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-10 Depositories and custodians
    The State Treasurer shall be the custodian of said board's investment funds, shall select all depositories and custodians and shall negotiate and execute custody agreements...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-11 President of university; powers and duties
    The president of the university shall be responsible to the board of trustees and shall have such powers as shall be requisite, for the executive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-12 Employee retirement rights
    Subject to the provisions of P.L.1969, c. 242 and except as otherwise provided by law, the university shall be deemed to be an employer for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-14 Personal liability of trustees and officers
    No trustee or officer of the university shall be personally liable for any debt, obligation or other liability of the university or incurred by or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-15 Debts and liabilities; pledge of credit
    No provision in this act contained shall be deemed or construed to create or constitute a debt, liability, or a loan or pledge of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-16 Acquisition of university site by municipality; sale to university; municipal bond ordinance; gross debt reduction
    (a) A municipality in which a site has been selected, under this act for the university is hereby authorized to acquire such site and the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-17 Sale of municipal hospital to university
    The governing body of any municipality in which a site has been selected for the university under this act and wherein a public hospital is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-18 Retirement rights of former municipal hospital employees
    The acquisition of the hospital by the university shall not alter the retirement anticipation of any former municipal employee of the hospital. a. Upon the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-19 Municipal hospital pension obligations; budget request; payment
    The comptroller of the university shall include such employer pension obligations in his budget request for inclusion in the annual appropriation paid by the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-20 Payment of retirement, death or other benefits to former municipal hospital employees
    No retirement, death, or other benefits shall be payable by the State or the university to such former municipal employees, except that the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-21 Continuance as university employees
    Upon the effective date of the acquisition of the hospital by the university, all permanent municipal employees of the hospital in the classified Civil Service,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-22 Transfer of appropriations and other moneys
    All appropriations, grants, and other moneys available and to become available to the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry are hereby transferred to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-23 Transfer of employees
    All employees of the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry are hereby transferred to the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Nothing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-24 Transfer of files, records, etc.
    All files, books, papers, records, equipment and other property of the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, are hereby transferred to the College of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-25 Effect of former orders, rules, regulations
    This act shall not affect the orders, rules or regulations heretofore made or promulgated by the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, but such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-26 Effect upon pending actions or proceedings
    This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry, but such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-27 Reports, certifications, etc.; filing
    Whenever, pursuant to any existing law, reports, certifications, applications or requests are required or permitted to be made to the New Jersey College of Medicine...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-28 Reference in law, rule, document, etc., to former college
    Whenever in any law, rule, regulation, contract, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to the New Jersey College of Medicine and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-29 Rights of state in former medical school; transfer
    In order to carry out the purposes of this act and to provide the program of medical and dental education required for the benefit of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-30 Acquisition of interest in Rutgers Medical School facilities; transfers to University of Medicine and Dentistry
    Upon acquisition by the college of such interest in the facilities of Rutgers Medical School as will permit the college to carry out the purposes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-31 Repealer
    N.J.S. 18A:64C-1 through N.J.S. 18A:64C-3, N.J.S. 18A:64C-5 through N.J.S. 18A:64C-25, N.J.S. 18A:65-68 through N.J.S. 18A:65-72 and all other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-35 "Physician-Dentist Fellowship and Education Program to Provide Health Care to Persons with Developmental Disabilities."
    1.     There is established a "Physician-Dentist Fellowship and Education Program to Provide Health Care to Persons with Developmental Disabilities" within Rutgers, The State University....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-36 Establishment of consortium to advise director.
    2.     There is established a 17-member Consortium on Physician and Dentist Training in Health Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities to advise the director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-37 Purpose of program.
    3.     The program shall:      a.     Create training sites in each of the northern, central and southern regions of the State;  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-38 Qualifications for fellowship applicants.
    4.     A fellowship applicant shall:      a.     Be a graduate of a medical school approved by the State Board of Medical Examiners...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-39 Appointment of director.
    5.     The President of Rutgers, The State University shall, in consultation with the consortium, appoint a director for the program who shall be a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64G-40 Annual report to legislative committees.
    6.     The Commissioner of Human Services, in consultation with the consortium and the director of the program, shall report one year after the effective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-1 Legislative findings and declarations
    The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: a. There is need to establish State support for a system of graduate medical education; b. There is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-2 Advisory graduate medical education council; establishment; purpose and functions
    2. There is hereby established the Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey, which shall be responsible to the Commission on Higher Education. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-3 Definitions
    3. As used in this act: a. "Council" means the Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey. b. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.1994, c.48). c....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-4 Council membership; appointment; terms; vacancies; advisory committees; executive director and employees; compensation.
    4.     The council shall consist of 15 members, 12 voting members and three nonvoting members; four members of the council shall be appointed by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-5 Powers and duties of Commission on Higher Education
    5. The Commission on Higher Education, upon the advice of the Advisory Council, with the concurrence of the Commissioner of Health, shall: a. Plan for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-6 Standards for qualification for participation by private nonprofit and public hospitals
    The standards established for qualification for participation by private nonprofit and public hospitals in the State under the provisions of the act, shall include, but...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-7 Standards for expenditure of funds
    The standards for the expenditure of funds by private nonprofit and public hospitals pursuant to this act shall include, but shall not be limited to:...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-8 Rules
    8. The Commission on Higher Education shall promulgate such rules as are necessary to carry out the purpose of this act. L.1977,c.390,s.8; amended 1994,c.48,s.175.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-9 "Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships."
    1. a. There is created, within the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education, the "Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships."  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-10 Duties of committee
    2.     The Advisory Committee on Alternatively Accredited Medical School Clinical Clerkships shall:      a.     Recommend standards for appropriate facilities to be used...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-11 Existing clinical clerkship programs continued
    3.     An alternatively accredited medical school that is operating a clinical clerkship program on the effective date of this act is authorized to continue...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-12 Regulations relative to medical schools located outside the U.S.
    4. a. A medical school located outside of the United States: (1) in a country that applies accreditation standards that have been determined by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-13 Review of applications, conditions for approval
    5.     The Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey shall review each application made by an alternatively accredited medical school to increase the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-14 Procedures when clinical clerkship student rejected by teaching hospital
    6.     Notwithstanding the provisions of this act to the contrary, if a State-funded institution of higher education and an alternatively accredited medical school both...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64H-15 Regulations
    7.     The Commission on Higher Education, in consultation with the Advisory Graduate Medical Education Council of New Jersey, shall adopt regulations pursuant to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64I-1 Land and buildings for use in perpetuity; subject to direction of board of trustees of Montclair State College
    The 240 acre tract of land known as the New Jersey School of Conservation, located in Stokes State Forest, Sussex county, New Jersey, together with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64I-2 Expenditure of funds from appropriations
    The Board of Trustees of Montclair State College shall expend such sum or sums of money as may be included in any annual appropriations act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64I-3 Funds for maintenance of school
    3. The Board of Trustees of Montclair State University shall include in its annual request for appropriations a request for such sums as may be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64I-4 Stokes state forest reserve; responsibility of division of parks, forestry and recreation
    The Division of Parks, Forestry and Recreation in the Department of Environmental Protection shall retain responsibility for the care, management and preservation of the Stokes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-1 Hazardous, toxic substance management center
    The Legislature finds and declares that the management of hazardous and toxic substances is one of the most pressing problems confronting the citizens of our...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-2 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-3 Advanced Technology Center in Hazardous and Toxic Substance Management.
    3.     There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Hazardous and Toxic Substance Management, hereinafter referred to as the center, at the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-4 Director
    As soon as practicable, the participating institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by the commission, shall appoint a director of the center. L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-5 Procedures
    Under the leadership of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the participating institutions shall develop procedures to: a. Administer and operate the center; b. Appoint,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-6 Annual budget requests
    Annual budget requests for the center shall be submitted to and approved by the commission. L. 1985, c. 103, s. 6.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-7 Functions of center
    The center, where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Research new techniques for dealing with hazardous and toxic substances; b. Serve as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-8 Food technology center establishment
    The Legislature finds and declares that food technology, encompassing the study of the chemical, biological, and engineering aspects of food and food processing, packaging, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-9 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-10 Center at Cook College
    There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Food Technology located at Cook College of Rutgers, The State University, hereinafter referred to as the center....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-11 Appointment of director
    As soon as may be practicable, the participating institution or institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by the commission, shall appoint a director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-12 Duties of director
    The participating institution or institutions through the director shall: a. Administer and operate the center; b. Appoint, remove and transfer personnel; c. Establish programs in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-13 Annual budget request
    The center shall submit its annual budget request to the commission for approval. L. 1985, c. 104, s. 6.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-14 Functions of center
    The center, where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Research new food products and develop more efficient and economical food processing and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-15 Biotechnology center establishment
    The Legislature finds and declares that the field of biotechnology, which applies scientific and engineering principles to the processing of materials by biological agents to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-16 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-17 Advanced Technology Center in Biotechnology.
    3.     There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Biotechnology (hereinafter referred to as the center) under the governance of Rutgers, The State University...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-18 Appointment of director
    As soon as may be practicable, the governing institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by the commission, shall appoint a director of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-19 Duties of director
    The governing institutions through the director shall: a. Administer and operate the center; b. Appoint, remove and transfer personnel; c. Establish programs in the center...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-20 Annual budget request
    The center shall submit its annual budget request to the commission for approvaL. L. 1985, c. 105, s. 6.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-21 Functions of center
    The center, where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Make recommendations to the commission concerning innovation partnership grants; b. Support and promote...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-22 Industrial ceramics center establishment
    The Legislature finds and declares that high technology industrial ceramics is a field in which New Jersey has significant academic and industrial strengths. Progress in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-23 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-24 Center at Rutgers
    There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Industrial Ceramics at Rutgers, The State University, hereinafter known as the center. Various public and private institutions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-25 Appointment of director
    As soon as may be practicable, the participating institution or institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by the commission, shall appoint a director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-26 Duties of director
    The participating institution or institutions through the director shall: a. Administer and operate the center; b. Appoint, remove and transfer personnel; c. Establish programs in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-27 Annual budget request
    The center shall submit its annual budget request to the commission for approval. L. 1985, c. 106, s. 6.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-28 Functions of center
    The center, where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Make recommendations to the commission concerning the awarding of innovation partnership grants; b....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-29 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that biomolecular research in the agricultural and environmental sciences will provide many advantages to the State of New Jersey. Progress...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-30 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-31 Biomolecular research center
    There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Biomolecular Research in the Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, hereinafter referred to as the center, to be located...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-32 Peer review panel
    The commission shall, as soon as is practicable, appoint a peer review panel to: a. Verify the need for the establishment of the center; b....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-33 Certification of need; designation of location
    a. The center shall not be established pursuant to section 3 of this act until such time as the commission formally certifies in writing to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-34 Appointment of director
    As soon as may be practicable after the establishment of the center, the participating institution or institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-35 Annual budget request
    The director of the center shall submit its annual budget request to the commission for approval. L. 1985, c. 366, s. 7.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-36 Functions of center
    The center where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Make recommendations to the commission concerning innovation partnership grants; b. Serve as a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-37 Existing programs continued
    Nothing in this act shall be construed or utilized to replace or reduce the programs conducted by Cook College of Rutgers, The State University, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-38 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that polymer or plastics processing and surface modification are areas of extreme importance to industry worldwide and that advances in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-39 Definitions.
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      a.     "Advanced technology center" means one or more outstanding programs or departments at New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-40 Polymer processing, surface modification center
    There is established the Advanced Technology Center in Polymer Processing and Surface Modification, hereinafter referred to as the center, to be located in a private...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-41 Subject to commission certification
    The center shall not be established pursuant to section 3 of this act until such time as the commission formally certifies in writing to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-42 Appointment of director
    As soon as may be practicable, the participating institution or institutions, in consultation with and under regulations adopted by the commission, shall appoint a director...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-43 Duties of director
    The participating institutions, through the director, shall: a. Administer and operate the center; b. Appoint, remove and transfer personnel; c. Establish programs in the center...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-44 Annual budget request
    The director of the center shall submit its annual budget request to the commission for approval. L. 1985, c. 397, s. 7.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64J-45 Functions of center
    The center, where appropriate, and in consultation with the commission, shall: a. Make recommendations to the commission concerning innovation partnership grants; b. Support and promote...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64K-1 Northwest New Jersey Regional Women's Center
    There is created at Centenary College in Hackettstown, New Jersey a center to be known as the Northwest New Jersey Regional Women's Center. It shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64K-2 Use of funds
    Centenary College may utilize funds appropriated for the purposes of this act for the construction of the center, the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical, teaching...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64K-3 Report to Governor, Legislature
    Within two years of the effective date of this act Centenary College shall submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature detailing the use...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64L-1 Coastal Protection Technical Assistance Service established
    1. a. There is established a Coastal Protection Technical Assistance Service (CPTAS) at the Stevens Institute of Technology. The purpose of the CPTAS shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64L-2 Appointment, compensation of director
    2. The CPTAS shall be headed by a director to be appointed by the President of the Stevens Institute of Technology, after consultation with the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64L-3 Powers of director
    3. a. The director of the CPTAS shall appoint, within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise provided therefor, qualified technical and clerical staff, who...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64L-4 Duties of staff of service
    4. The director and staff of the CPTAS shall: a. Establish a data base of information on available and promising new coastal protection methods and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-1 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act."      L.2012,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-2 Findings, declarations relative to the public system of higher education.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Rutgers, The State University ("Rutgers"), is a body corporate and politic that operates...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-3 "Rowan University" defined.
    35. a. As used in sections 36 through 62 of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-4 through C.18A:64M-30) "Rowan University" shall, unless the context clearly indicates to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-4 Rowan University established.
    36.     There is hereby established a body corporate and politic to be known as Rowan University. The exercise by the university of the powers...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-5 Governance, conduct of university.
    37.     It is declared to be the public policy of the State that the university shall be given a high degree of self-government and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-6 Board of trustees continued.
    38.     The board of trustees of the university is continued and shall have and exercise the powers, authority, rights and privileges and shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-7 Determination of composition, size of board of trustees.
    39. a. The composition and size of the board of trustees shall be determined by the board; however, the board shall have not less than...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-8 Election of student representatives.
    40.     The board of trustees of the university shall provide for the election of two student representatives, who shall be full-time, regularly matriculated students...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-9 Powers, duties of board of trustees.
    41.     The board of trustees of Rowan University shall have the general supervision over and be vested with the conduct of the university. It...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-10 Certain functions, powers, duties exercised, performed by Director of Division of Investment.
    42.     All functions, powers and duties relating to the investment or reinvestment of funds other than those funds specified in subsection w. of section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-11 Maintenance of Internet website for board of trustees.
    43.     The university shall maintain an Internet website for the board of trustees. The purpose of the website shall be to provide increased public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-12 Additional rights of board of trustees.
    44.     The board of trustees, in addition to the other powers and duties provided herein, shall be vested with the right of perpetual succession...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-13 Appointment, compensation of president of the university.
    45.     The board shall appoint and fix the compensation of a president of the university. The president shall be responsible to the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-14 Immunity from personal liability.
    46.     No trustee or officer of the university shall be personally liable for any debt, obligation, or other liability of the university or incurred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-15 Advice to Governor, Legislature.
    47.     The board of trustees shall advise the Governor and Legislature, in consultation with the Secretary of Higher Education and the President's Council and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-16 University personnel eligible for participation in certain public retirement plans.
    48.     Subject to the provisions of P.L.1969, c.242 (C.18A:66-167 et seq.) and except as otherwise provided by law, the university shall be deemed to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-17 Construction of act.
    49.     Nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair, annul or affect any vested rights, grants, privileges, exemptions, immunities, powers, prerogatives, franchises, or advantages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-18 Officers, agents, employees unaffected.
    50.     The enactment and adoption of this act shall not, of itself, affect the official, operational, or organizational status of any officer of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-19 Certain funds, property, employees transferred to Rowan University.
    51.     Upon the establishment of the body corporate and politic known as Rowan University:      a.     All appropriations, grants, debt service, research...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-20 Certain actions unaffected.
    52.     This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against Rowan University, but such actions or proceedings may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-21 References refer to Rowan University.
    53.     Whenever in any law, rule, regulation, contract, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to Rowan University, the same shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-22 Powers of Secretary of Higher Education.
    54.     The general powers of supervision and control of the Secretary of Higher Education at the request of the Governor over Rowan University include...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-23 Governor of contract claims, suits.
    55.     Notwithstanding any of the provisions of the "New Jersey Contractual Liability Act" (N.J.S.59:13-1 et seq.) to the contrary, contract claims and suits against...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-24 Warranty by contractor.
    56.     Every contract or agreement negotiated, awarded or made pursuant to this act shall contain a suitable warranty by the contractor that no person...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-25 Violations deemed misdemeanor.
    57.     Any person willfully authorizing, consenting to, making or procuring to be made payment of university funds for or on account of any purchase,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-26 Certain transactions prohibited.
    58.     The payment of any fee, commission or compensation of any kind or the granting of any gift or gratuity of any kind, either...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-27 Terms of board members unaltered.
    59.     The provisions of this act shall not alter the term of any member of the board, not specifically abolished herein, lawfully in office...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-28 Construction of act.
    60.     No provision of this act shall be deemed or construed to create or constitute a debt, liability, or a loan or pledge of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-29 Liberal construction.
    61.     This act, being deemed and declared necessary for the welfare of the State and the people of New Jersey to provide for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-30 Allocation to Department of State.
    62.     In accordance with the provisions of section 27 of P.L.1994, c.48 (C.18A:3B-27), the university is allocated to the Department of State for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-31 Certain functions, powers, duties, rights transferred to Rowan.
    8. a. All functions, powers, duties, and rights of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, related directly or indirectly to the establishment,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-32 Transfer of appropriations, grants, moneys, employees, property to Rowan.
    9.     Upon the transfer of the School of Osteopathic Medicine of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to Rowan University pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-33 Disposition of certain medical malpractice claims.
    10.     For medical malpractice claims incurred at the School of Osteopathic Medicine before or after the effective date of this act, Rowan University shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-34 Certain debts transferred to Rowan.
    11.     All debts of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey incurred in the operation and administration of the School of Osteopathic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-35 Employee status unaffected.
    12. a. Nothing in this act shall be construed to deprive any officers or employees of the School of Osteopathic Medicine of the University of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-36 Certain properties transferred.
    13.     Notwithstanding the provisions of Reorganization Plan No. 002-2009 to the contrary, the properties referenced in paragraph 2b.ii of the plan are hereby transferred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-37 Rowan University-Rutgers Camden Board of Governors.
    33.     There is established the Rowan University-Rutgers Camden Board of Governors.      a.     The board shall be composed of seven members as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-38 Authority, responsibilities of Rowan University-Rutgers Camden Board of Governors.
    34.     The Rowan University-Rutgers Camden Board of Governors shall have the authority and responsibility to:      a.     approve or disapprove of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-39 Layoffs of certain employees prohibited.
    138. On and between the enactment date of this act and July 1, 2014, there shall be no layoff of any employee represented by a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-40 Construction of act.
    139. Nothing in P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1 et al.) shall be construed to modify or contravene the rights and obligations of employers or employees under the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-41 Pledge, covenant with bond holders.
    140. The State of New Jersey does hereby pledge to and covenant and agree with the holders of any bonds heretofore issued and outstanding pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-42 Transition committee.
    142. The State Treasurer shall establish a Transition Committee in such composition and with such subcommittees as he deems appropriate to advise him regarding all...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:64M-43 Transfer provisions interdependent, essential.
    143. The provisions of each of the transfers of the schools, functions, institutes, campuses and centers, and rights, assets and privileges thereof, shall be considered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-1 Short Title
    This chapter shall be known as and may be cited as the "Rutgers, the state university law."
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-2 The term "the corporation" defined; trusts imposed
    The term "the corporation," as used in this chapter, shall mean the said body corporate and politic, incorporated under the name of "the trustees of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-3 "The state university" or "the university" defined and described
    The term "the state university" or "the university," as used in this chapter, shall, unless the context clearly indicates to the contrary, include and mean...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-4 Vested rights, grants, charter privileges, etc., not affected; exceptions
    Nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair, annul or affect any vested rights, grants, charter rights, privileges, exemptions, immunities, powers, prerogatives, franchises or advantages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-5 Officers or outstanding commitments not affected
    The enactment and adoption of this chapter shall not of itself affect the official status of any officer of the corporation or the university, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-6 Tenure, civil service and retirement rights
    Nothing in this chapter shall be construed so as to deprive any person of any right of tenure, or under civil service, or under any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-8 State's credit not pledged
    No provision in this chapter contained shall be deemed or construed to create or constitute a debt, liability, or a loan or pledge of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-9 Chapter liberally construed
    This chapter, being deemed and hereby declared necessary for the welfare of the state and the people of New Jersey to provide for the development...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-9.1 Certain repealers saved
    Section 36 of chapter 61 of the laws of 1956 entitled "An Act concerning The Trustees of Rutgers College in New Jersey, the State University...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-10 Name
    The name of the body corporate and politic, which operates the state university of the state of New Jersey, is continued as "Rutgers, the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-11 Corporate seal
    The seal of the corporation now in use, shall continue to be the common seal of the corporation, unless and until a new or different...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-12 Board of governors continued, powers, etc.
    The board of governors of the corporation is continued and it shall have and exercise the powers, authority, rights and privileges, and be subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-13 Board of trustees continued, powers, etc.
    The board of trustees of the corporation is continued and it shall have and exercise the powers, authority, rights and privileges, and be subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14 Board of governors, membership, classification, terms, succession.
    18A:65-14. The membership of the board of governors shall be classified as follows and consist of:      a.     the president of the corporation,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.1 Campus advisory board for Rutgers University-Newark.
    20. a. As used in this section, "northern counties" means Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Union, Sussex, and Warren Counties.      b.     Effective...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.2 Duties of campus advisory board.
    21.     Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:65-25 or any other section of law to the contrary, the campus advisory board of Rutgers University-Newark shall:  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.3 Appropriations to Rutgers University-Newark.
    22.     State support for the continuing operations of programs operated by Rutgers University-Newark prior to the effective date of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1 et al.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.4 Rights of employees of Rutgers University-Newark unaffected.
    23. a. The provisions of all collective negotiations agreements applicable to employees of Rutgers University-Newark in effect on the effective date of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.5 Annual certified public reporting process of Rutgers; auditing mechanisms.
    25. a. The board of governors of Rutgers, The State University shall establish an annual certified public reporting process of the finances of Rutgers, The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.6 Campus board of directors for Rutgers University-Camden.
    26. a. As used in this section, "southern counties" means Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem Counties.      b.   ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.8 Maintenance of Internet website for board of directors.
    28.     Rutgers University-Camden shall maintain an Internet website for the board of directors. The purpose of the website shall be to provide increased public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.9 Appropriations directly to Rutgers University-Camden.
    29.     State support for the operation of Rutgers University-Camden, including support for fringe benefits costs, shall be appropriated by the Legislature directly to Rutgers...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.10 Duties of board of governors.
    30.     The board of governors of Rutgers University shall establish:      a.     standards for the establishment and evaluation of academic programs of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.11 Rights of employees of Rutgers University-Camden unaffected.
    31. a. The provisions of all collective negotiations agreements applicable to employees of Rutgers University-Camden in effect on the effective date of P.L.2012, c.45 (C.18A:64M-1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.12 Transfer of monies, funding, personnel to Rutgers University-Camden.
    32.     All monies and funding including, but not limited to, grants, gifts, bequests, tuition, endowments, appropriations, capital improvement expenditures, debt service, research funds, State-funded...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.13 Campus advisory board.
    146. Effective July 1, 2013, a campus advisory board shall be appointed for Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The campus advisory board shall work with the chancellor...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.14 Duties of campus advisory board.
    147. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:65-25 or any other section of law to the contrary, the campus advisory board of Rutgers University-New Brunswick shall:  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-14.15 Appointment of chancellor.
    145. The president of Rutgers, The State University, in consultation with the New Brunswick campus advisory board, shall appoint a chancellor for Rutgers University-New Brunswick,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-15 Board of trustees, members, classification, terms, etc.
    18A:65-15. I. The membership of the board of trustees shall be classified as follows and consist of: a. the president of the corporation, serving as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-16 Governors and trustees, beginning and ending of terms, vacancies
    18A:65-16. (a) The terms of all governors and trustees which are limited shall, unless otherwise expressly provided herein, commence on July 1 in the first...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-17 Restriction on receiving certain remuneration by members of boards
    18A:65-17. No person, other than the president, shall be eligible to membership on the board of governors, if he is a salaried official of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-18 Oaths
    Each governor and each trustee taking office, before entering on the duties of his office, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation to support...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-19 Procedure for removal of governor or trustee
    (a) Any governor shall be subject to removal after hearing, by a majority of the board of governors, for malfeasance or conduct injurious to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-20 No compensation; expenses paid
    The governors and trustees shall not receive compensation for their services as such. Each governor and trustee shall be reimbursed for his actual expenses reasonably...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-21 No personal liability
    No governor, trustee or officer of the corporation shall be personally liable for any debt, obligation or other liability of the corporation or of, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-22 Quorums
    a. Six members of the board of governors shall constitute a quorum. b. Such number, not less than 12, of the board of trustees as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-23 Chairman of each board to be elected
    The board of governors and the board of trustees shall each elect its own chairman from among its respective members.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-24 Government, control, administration, etc., of corporation and the university
    The government, control, conduct, management and administration of the corporation and of the university shall be respectively vested in and allocated between the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-25 Authority and responsibility of board of governors
    18A:65-25. The board of governors shall have general supervision over and be vested with the conduct of the university. It shall have the authority and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-26 Board of trustees; control of properties, funds, trusts, investments, etc.; committee memberships
    The board of trustees: (1) Shall act in an overall advisory capacity; (2) Shall (a) control (i) properties, funds and trusts vested, as of August...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-27 Public policy of State
    18A:65-27. I. It is hereby declared to be the public policy of the State of New Jersey that: a. the corporation and the university shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-28 Boards' powers, rights, etc., incident to their responsibilities
    The boards shall have and exercise the powers, rights and privileges that are incident to their respective responsibilities for the government, conduct and management of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-29 Joint sessions of boards
    a. The boards may meet in joint session for the purpose of consultation and discussion, or to act upon any matter which requires joint or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-30 Each board to appoint and regulate duties, functions, etc., of committees
    Each board shall have the power to appoint and regulate the duties, functions, powers and procedures of committees, standing or special, from its members and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-31 President of corporation; powers; term; filling vacancy
    a. There shall be a president of the corporation and of the university. b. He shall be responsible to the boards, and shall have such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-32 Annual report; contents; filing
    The corporation shall, annually on or before July 31, file in the office of the secretary of state a report (a) of the election and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33 Gifts, grants, legacies, endowments, etc.; to vest in and inure to the benefit of the corporation
    Every gift, grant, legacy, bequest, devise, endowment, estate, remainder, or expectancy, contained in any will, deed, declaration of trust, transfer, or other instrument, to or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33.1 Care, custody and control of State property
    18A:65-33.1. The corporation shall have the care, custody and control of such property as the State now has or shall hereafter acquire at the university,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33.2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that the land owned or operated by Rutgers, The State University, in central New Jersey represents one of the few...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33.3 Notice of intent
    Whenever the Board of Governors of Rutgers, The State University intends to sell, exchange, lease or dispose of, or otherwise convey any interest, legal or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33.4 Public hearing
    Within 60 days after providing notification pursuant to section 2 of this act, of the intent to sell, lease or otherwise convey land, the Board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-33.5 Subject to local requirements
    Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary and except with regard to facilities which are directly related to the provision of educational services, any development...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-34 Visitorial powers of supervision and control
    18A:65-34. The visitorial general powers of supervision and control of the Chairman of the Commission on Higher Education at the request of the Governor over...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-35 Board of governors, Commission on Higher Education, Presidents' Council; recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature
    18A:65-35. The board of governors shall advise, in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education and the Presidents' Council, to the end that the facilities...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-36 State college for benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts continued
    The state college for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts maintained by the university is continued as part of the university.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-37 Payments, in lieu of interest, on proceeds of public land scrip
    The sum which is paid by the state annually in semiannual payments pursuant to the certificates of indebtedness which were issued under section 2 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-38 Moneys devoted to courses in agriculture and mechanic arts
    The corporation shall devote the moneys paid to it under the provisions of section 18A:65-37 wholly and exclusively to the maintenance of such courses of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-39 Free scholarships; number; qualifications and terms
    The university shall, in each year, furnish gratuitous education in the courses of instruction described in section 18A:65-38, in such manner as may be prescribed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-40 Annual reports of board of governors
    The board of governors shall annually make and distribute the reports required by paragraph 4 of section 5 of the act of congress cited in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-41 Payment for agricultural college; application; courses of instruction
    The moneys received and to be received by this state under the act of congress approved August 30, 1890, shall immediately and as soon as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-42 Maintenance of courses
    The corporation shall maintain therein a college or department which shall provide nondegree courses in agriculture, equipped and designed for the practical education of students,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-43 Subjects of instruction
    The college or department shall offer special instruction in agricultural fields including forestry, horticulture, nutrition and biochemistry, food science, wildlife conservation--conservation biology, environmental science (including...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-44 Buildings, apparatus and machinery
    The college or department shall be provided with suitable buildings for stock judging, butter making, milk testing, and lecture rooms. The buildings shall be equipped...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-45 Instructors
    The corporation shall employ competent instructors of the necessary educational and scientific acquirements, to conduct the college or department. They shall teach the theoretical and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-46 Board of managers of agricultural experiment station; number; appointment; terms; vacancies
    The board of managers of the New Jersey agricultural experiment station shall consist of the president of the university, the director of the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-47 Appointed members in office, retained
    The appointed members of the board of managers in office upon the effective date of this chapter shall continue in office until the expiration of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-48 Members, no compensation except for expenses
    The members of the board of managers shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for actual expenditures incurred in the performance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-49 Board of managers, functions, powers and duties
    The board of managers shall act as agent of the board of governors in managing and directing the New Jersey agricultural experiment station.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-50 Appropriations
    Appropriations for the maintenance of the New Jersey agricultural experiment station and for the utilization of its services shall be separately made by line items.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-51 Designation of the corporation to receive federal appropriations
    The assent of the state to the grants of moneys for the purposes, upon the terms and in accordance with the several conditions and provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-52 Authority of corporation to receive federal appropriations and conduct the work
    The assent of the legislature having been heretofore given to the provisions and requirements of the act of congress of May 8, 1914, and May...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-53 Supplemental appropriations by counties or municipalities
    In all cases where agricultural extension, home demonstration or boys' and girls' club work receives, or shall receive, funds or aid from the federal government...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-54 School of ceramics continued
    The corporation shall maintain a department in the university known as the school of ceramics which shall offer undergraduate and graduate instruction in accordance with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-55 Ceramic research station
    The corporation shall in the school of ceramics establish programs of research in the field of ceramics to aid in carrying on its programs of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-55.1 Legislative findings
    The Legislature finds there is need in New Jersey for academic contributions to the administration of criminal justice through teaching, research and leadership, including the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-55.2 Establishment and maintenance
    The President and the Board of Governors of Rutgers, The State University, are authorized and directed to establish and maintain within the University a School...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-56 Graduate school of social work continued
    The corporation shall maintain in the university a graduate school of social work to be known as the graduate school of social work.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-57 Courses of instruction
    The school of social work shall offer courses of instruction in accordance with professional standards in the field of social work for persons preparing to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-58 Advisory committee for school of social work
    In order that the school of social work may be responsive to the needs of the New Jersey social agencies, the corporation may appoint an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-59 Programs of research
    The school of social work shall establish programs of research in the field of social work to aid in carrying on its program of instruction...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-60 Reciprocal use of university and state colleges buildings
    The board of trustees of any state college may permit the use, in whole or in part, of any of the buildings or other facilities...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-61 Care, custody and control of buildings jointly used
    18A:65-61. The care, custody and control of any building used jointly by any State college and the corporation shall be vested in the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-62 Laws affecting students
    Students enrolled in courses conducted by the university in the divisions thereof established in the state colleges pursuant to this article shall not be subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-63 Institute of management and labor relations continued
    The corporation shall maintain in the university an institute of management and labor relations.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-64 Purpose
    The purpose of this article is to promote harmony and cooperation between management and labor, and greater understanding of industrial and labor relations, thereby to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-65 Advisory council
    The corporation shall appoint an advisory council for the institute of management and labor relations consisting of representatives of labor, management and the public, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-66 Programs of research
    The corporation shall establish in the institute programs of research in the field of management and labor relations in order to develop new material and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-67 Programs of instruction
    (a) The corporation shall establish in the institute programs of instruction at convenient centers throughout the state designed to achieve the purposes set forth in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-72.1 Chronic drunkenness offender problems; conduct of study
    The Attorney General is authorized and directed to enter into a contract with Rutgers, The State University for the conduct by the Rutgers Center of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-72.2 Assistance of federal funds and private grants
    The Attorney General subject to the approval of the Director of the Division of Budget and Accounting in the Department of the Treasury is authorized...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-73 Membership in public employees' retirement system of New Jersey
    Any person holding office, position or employment in the university who was a member of the public employees' retirement system of New Jersey on April...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-86 Fisheries Information and Development Center.
    1. a. There is established the Fisheries Information and Development Center, hereinafter referred to as the center, at the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-88 Construction of act relative to DEP.
    4.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to alter any of the powers or responsibilities of the Department of Environmental Protection related to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-89 Findings, declarations relative to New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     New Jersey Colleagues in Caring collaborative was established in 1996 through a Robert...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-90 New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing; establishment, goals.
    2.     There is established the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing in the College of Nursing of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-91 Membership of board.
    3.     The New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing shall be governed by a 17-member board. A majority of the members first appointed to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-92 Duties of board.
    4.     The board shall:      a.     determine global policies for the center;      b.     implement the primary goals of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-92.1 Annual appropriation.
    4.     There is annually appropriated to the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing in the College of Nursing of Rutgers, The State University of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-93 Interim responsibility
    5.     Until such time as the members of the board are appointed, the New Jersey Colleagues in Caring collaborative shall be responsible for establishing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-94 Rights, certain, transferred to Rutgers.
    3. a. In order to carry out the purposes of this act and to provide the program of medical and dental education required for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-95 Appropriations, grants, moneys, property, certain, transferred to Rutgers.
    4.     Upon the transfer of the schools, institutes, and centers of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey other than the School...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-96 Actions, proceedings, certain; unaffected.
    5.     This act shall not affect actions or proceedings, civil or criminal, brought by or against the schools, institutes, and centers of the University...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-97 Certain debts transferred to Rutgers.
    6.     All debts of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey associated with the schools, institutes, and centers of the University of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-98 Rights of officers, employees unaffected.
    7. a. Nothing in this act shall be construed to deprive any officers or employees of the schools, institutes, and centers of the University of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-99 Disposition of medical malpractice claims.
    24.     For medical malpractice claims incurred at any of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey schools transferred to Rutgers, The State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-100 Protection from certain undisclosed liabilities.
    141. In transferring the assets of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to Rutgers, The State University, it is the intention of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-101 "School of Biomedical and Health Sciences."
    144. a. The schools, institutes, and centers of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, other than the School of Osteopathic Medicine, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-102 Transfer of monies, personnel.
    148. All monies including, but not limited to, grants, appropriations, capital improvement expenditures, research funds, State-funded personnel, institutional support, and grants-in-aid, previously allocated or otherwise...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65A-1 Implementation of energy savings improvement program by public institution of higher education; definitions.
    4. a. (1) The board of trustees of a public institution of higher education may implement an energy savings improvement program in the manner provided...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-1 Short title
    This article shall be known as the "Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund Law."      L.1967, c.271; amended by L.1971, c. 121, s. 1, eff....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-2 Definitions.
    18A:66-2. As used in this article:      a.     "Accumulated deductions" means the sum of all the amounts, deducted from the compensation of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-2.1 Teachers; membership in Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund
    Any individual in the categories specified in section 1 p. of this act, who was a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-2.2 Veteran status determined for retirement allowance.
    4.     The Adjutant General of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs shall be responsible for determining whether any person seeking to be considered...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-3 Teachers' pension and annuity fund continued
    Notwithstanding the repeal of sections 24 to 110, inclusive, of chapter 13 of Title 18 of the Revised Statutes with all amendments and supplements thereto,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-4 Membership.
    18A:66-4. a. The membership of the retirement system shall consist of:      (a)     all members of the teachers' pension and annuity fund enrolled...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-4.1 Appeal for person denied membership in TPAF.
    13.     An appeal by any person who is denied membership in the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund shall be transmitted as a contested case,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-4.2 Inapplicability of certain statutes relative to certain transferred service credit.
    34. The provisions of N.J.S.18A:66-2, N.J.S.18A:66-36, N.J.S.18A:66-37, N.J.S.18A:66-44, and N.J.S.18A:66-71 concerning persons who become members of the retirement system on or after the effective date...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-5 Classes of members
    The retirement system shall classify the members in such groups by age as it may determine for actuarial purposes. The system shall further classify the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-5.1 Increase in TPAF retirement allowance.
    15.     The retirement allowance of each retiree under N.J.S.18A:66-36, N.J.S.18A:66-37, N.J.S.18A:66-44, and N.J.S.18A:66-71d., or the retiree's beneficiary pursuant to N.J.S.18A:66-47, on the effective date...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-6 New members placed in class B
    Any person becoming a member on or after January 1, 1956, shall become a class B member as a condition of his employment, and thereafter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-6.1 Membership required as condition of employment; delayed filing; contribution; payment.
    39. a. In the case of any person who was required to become a member of the retirement system as a condition of employment, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-7 Cessation of membership
    Membership of any person shall cease: (a) if, except as provided in section 18A:66-8, he shall discontinue his service for more than two consecutive years;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-8 Continuance of membership.
    18A:66-8. a. If a teacher:      (1)     is dismissed by an employer by reason of reduction in number of teachers employed in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-8.1 Discontinuance from teaching service through voluntary service in Peace Corps; continuance of membership; conditions
    If a teacher has been or hereafter shall be discontinued from teaching service through voluntary service in the Peace Corps of the United States, his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-9 Resumption of discontinued membership
    18A:66-9. If a teacher who has withdrawn the accumulated member's contributions from the retirement system as provided in N.J.S.18A:66-34 is reenrolled as a member, that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-10 Nonmembers may join
    18A:66-10. Any person who was employed as a teacher prior to January 2, 1955 and who did not join the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-11 Teachers in military service may enroll
    Any teacher who had entered or shall hereafter enter into the active air, military or naval service of the United States before making application for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-13 Prior service credit.
    18A:66-13. Prior service credit. A member may file a detailed statement of: a. school service and service in a similar capacity in other states and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-14 Credit for temporary service
    18A:66-14. Any person employed temporarily as a teacher whose temporary employment resulted, without interruption, in permanent employment, and any person who was employed as a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-14.1 Credit for military service
    Any member of the retirement system, born in 1920, having at least 33 years of service credit as an employee of the same school district,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-14.2 Retirement system credit to member on leave of absence
    a. Any person who serves, while on an approved leave of absence from regular duties as a teacher, as an officer of a local, county...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-15 Service credit for retirement.
    18A:66-15. In computing for retirement or for purposes of resignation or separation from service under sections 18A:66-36 and 18A:66-37 the total service of a member...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-15.1 Transfer or purchase of credit for service in other systems.
    18A:66-15.1. a. A member who is a member of another State-administered retirement system or pension fund at the time of enrollment in the Teachers' Pension...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-16 Creation of funds.
    18A:66-16. There shall be in the retirement system the contingent reserve fund, annuity savings fund, retirement reserve fund, pension fund, special reserve fund, interest fund,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-17 Expenses paid by state; reimbursement
    The expenses of administration of the retirement system shall be paid by the State of New Jersey. Each employing school district shall reimburse the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-18 Contingent reserve fund.
    18A:66-18. The contingent reserve fund shall be the fund in which shall be credited contributions made by the State and other employers.      a. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-18.1 Payment of pension adjustment benefits.
    2.     Pension adjustment benefits for members and beneficiaries of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund as provided by the "Pension Adjustment Act," P.L.1958, c.143...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-19 Annuity savings fund.
    18A:66-19. The annuity savings fund shall be the fund in which shall be credited accumulated deductions and contributions by members or on their behalf to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-19.1 TPAF members, eligibility based on one position.
    25. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, after the effective date of P.L.2010, c.1, a person who is or becomes a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-20 Excess contributions returned
    (a) Any contributions made by a member in excess of those required shall be refunded with regular interest to January 1, 1956, to the member...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-21 Retirement reserve fund
    The retirement reserve fund shall be the fund from which all retirement allowances shall be paid except those payable from the pension fund as provided...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-22 Pension fund
    The pension fund of the retirement system is the fund in which shall be accumulated the reserves for the payment of pensions to present-entrant members...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-24 Interest fund
    There is hereby created an interest fund in which shall be accumulated interest received on the securities, funds and investments of the retirement system. From...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-25 Interest allowed on funds.
    18A:66-25. The board of trustees at the end of each fiscal year shall allow interest on the balance of the contingent reserve fund, the annuity...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-26 Death benefit fund
    The members' death benefit fund shall be a fund in which shall be accumulated contributions from the compensation of members to provide for their additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-27 Special reserve fund
    The special reserve fund shall be the fund to which any earnings in excess of the amounts annually allowed under the provisions of section 18A:66-25...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-29 Members' contribution rate.
    18A:66-29. Members enrolled in the retirement system on or after July 1, 1994 shall contribute 5% of compensation to the system. Members enrolled in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-29.1 Shortage in reserves or contributions; non-liability or deduction for retirement allowance
    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the retirement system shall not be liable for the payment of any pensions or other benefits on account of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-30 Employee's consent to deductions
    Every teacher to whom this article applies shall be deemed to consent and agree to any deduction from his compensation required by this article and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-31 System to certify contributions
    The retirement system shall certify to each employer the proportion of each member's compensation to be deducted, and to facilitate the making of deductions the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-32 Employer's duties
    Upon the employment of a person to whom this article may apply, his employer shall inform him of his duties and obligations under this article...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-32.1 Periodic benefits payable under Workers' Compensation Law; salary deductions paid by employer; retirement benefits application
    18A:66-32.1. a. If any member of the retirement system receives periodic benefits payable under the workers' compensation law during the course of his active service,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-33 State contributions
    18A:66-33. Regular interest charges payable, the creation and maintenance of reserves in the contingent reserve fund and the maintenance of retirement allowances and other benefits...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-34 Withdrawals
    A member who withdraws from service or ceases to be a teacher for any cause other than death or retirement shall, upon the filing of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-35 Loans, interest rates, administrative fees.
    18A:66-35. Any member who has at least 3 years of service to his credit for which he has contributed as a member may borrow from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-35.1 Repayment of loans after retirement of members of TPAF.
    2.     In the case of any member who retires without paying the full amount so borrowed, the Division of Pensions and Benefits shall deduct...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-36 Vesting of TPAF members.
    18A:66-36. Should a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund, after having completed 10 years of service, be separated voluntarily or involuntarily from the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-37 Early retirement.
    18A:66-37. Should a member resign after having established 25 years of creditable service before reaching age 60, or before reaching the age of 62 if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-38 Death benefits; contribution not required when leave is due to illness
    Upon the receipt of proper proofs of the death of a member in service on account of which no accidental death benefit is payable under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-38.1 Limitation on death benefits
    a. Any person entitled to become a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund shall not be allowed any of the death benefits established...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-39 Teachers' disability retirement.
    18A:66-39. a. Before June 9, 1971, a member, who shall have been a teacher and a member of the retirement system for each of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-39.1 Disability insurance for certain TPAF members; "Teachers Group Disability Insurance Premium Fund."
    10. a. A person who becomes a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund, N.J.S.18A:66-1 et seq., on or after the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-39.2 Inapplicability relative to certain transferred service credit.
    13. The provisions of N.J.S.18A:66-39 as amended by P.L.2010, c.3, and section 10 of P.L.2010, c.3 (C.18A:66-39.1), concerning persons who become members of the retirement...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-40 Medical examination; reemployment; subsequent retirement
    a. Once each year the retirement system may, and upon his application shall, require any disability beneficiary who is under the age of 60 years...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-41 Ordinary disability allowances.
    18A:66-41. A member upon retirement for ordinary disability shall receive a retirement allowance which shall consist of:      (a)     an annuity which shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-41.1 Increase in retirement allowance for retiree, beneficiary under N.J.S.18A:66-41 or N.J.S.18A:66-47.
    2.     The retirement allowance of each retiree under N.J.S.18A:66-41, or the retiree's beneficiary pursuant to N.J.S.18A:66-47, on the effective date of P.L.2001, c.353 shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-42 Accidental disability allowances.
    18A:66-42. A member under 65 years of age upon retirement for accidental disability shall receive a retirement allowance which shall consist of:      (a) ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-42.1 Increase in retirement allowance under N.J.S.18A:66-42 or N.J.S.18A:66-47.
    4.     The retirement allowance of each retiree under N.J.S.18A:66-42, or the retiree's beneficiary pursuant to N.J.S.18A:66-47, on the effective date of P.L.2001, c.353 shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-42.2 Payment of normal contribution for increased benefits under N.J.S.18A:66-41 and N.J.S.18A:66-42 for active members.
    5.     The normal contribution for the increased benefits for active members under N.J.S.18A:66-41 and N.J.S.18A:66-42 as amended by sections 1 and 3 of P.L.2001,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-43 Retirement for service age limits.
    18A:66-43. Retirement for service shall be as follows: (a) A person who was a member before the effective date of P.L.2008, c.89 and has attained...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-44 Service retirement allowances.
    18A:66-44. A member, upon retirement for service, shall receive a retirement allowance consisting of:      (a)     an annuity which shall be the actuarial...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-45 Thirty-five year present-entrant allowances
    Any present-entrant member who has had 35 years of service as a teacher to his credit shall be retired at his request, irrespective of his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-46 Accidental death benefits.
    18A:66-46. a. Upon the death of a member in active service as a result of:      (1)     an accident met in the actual...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-47 Teachers' retirement allowance options
    18A:66-47. At the time of retirement a member shall receive benefits in a retirement allowance payable throughout life, or the member may on retirement elect...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-47.1 Spouse's benefit elimination by teacher
    Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 66 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes or any other law to the contrary, whenever a member of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-47.2 Election of death benefit or retirement allowance
    Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the beneficiary of a member who has more than 37 years of service credit and who dies on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-47.3 Applicability of N.J.S.18A:66-47
    3.     N.J.S.18A:66-47 as amended by section 1 of P.L.1995, c.221 shall apply to a filing for retirement received by the retirement system on or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-48 Monthly payments; payment upon death of retirant
    18A:66-48. A pension, an annuity or a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this article shall be effective only on the first day of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-49 Benefits of TRF retirants
    Any member or beneficiary of the teachers' pension and annuity fund who was a member of the teachers' retirement fund as created by L.1896, c....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-51 Allowances exempt from taxes; assignment of group insurance policy rights and benefits
    The right of a person to a pension, an annuity, or a retirement allowance, to the return of contributions, any benefit or right accrued or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-52 Veterans not covered under R.S. 43:4-1.3
    No veteran eligible for membership in the teachers' pension and annuity fund shall be eligible for, or receive, retirement benefits under sections 43:4-1, 43:4-2 and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-53 Additional death benefit coverage
    18A:66-53. a. Each member who is a member on January 1, 1958 and each person who thereafter becomes a member will be eligible to purchase...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-53.1 Beneficiary of member or retirant; designation; change; payments; options
    The designation of beneficiary by a member or retirant shall be made in writing on a form satisfactory to the retirement system, and filed with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-53.2 Reemployment of retirant; reenrollment; subsequent retirement.
    18A:66-53.2. a. Except as provided in subsection b. of this section, if a former member of the retirement system who has been granted a retirement...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-53.3 Limitation on additional death benefit coverage
    No member who enrolls on or after July 1, 1971 for the additional death benefit coverage provided by section 18A:66-53 shall be eligible for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-54 Deductions from retirement allowance for TPAF members.
    18A:66-54. If possible, whenever any beneficiary of the teachers' pension and annuity fund shall, in writing, request the Division of Pensions and Benefits to make...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-55 Powers and privileges of a public corporation
    The teachers' pension and annuity fund shall for purposes of this article possess the powers and privileges of a public corporation, and any real property...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-56 Board of trustees, committee duties, appointment or election, terms, vacancies, oaths, voting, expenses.
    18A:66-56. a. (1) Subject to the provisions of chapter 70 of the laws of 1955, the general responsibility for the proper operation of the teachers'...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-56.1 Board of trustees, terms staggered
    1. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.18A:66-56 and in order to effect the staggering of the terms of the members of the board of trustees of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-57 Officers, actuary, legal adviser, secretary.
    18A:66-57. The board shall elect annually from its membership a chairman and may also elect a vice chairman, who shall have all the power and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-58 Actuary's report
    The actuary shall recommend, and the Division of Pensions shall keep in convenient form, such data as shall be necessary for actuarial valuation of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-58.1 Annuity values; determination without reference to sex
    Annuity values, including actuarial equivalents under optional selections, for all members of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund shall be determined without reference to sex;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-59 Annual reports
    The retirement system shall publish annually a report showing a valuation of the assets and liabilities of the funds created by this article, certifying as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-60 No interest in fund by trustees or employees
    Except as otherwise herein provided, no trustee and no employee of the board of trustees shall have any direct interest in the gains or profits...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-61 Trustees to control funds, investment council member, finance committee.
    18A:66-61. The board of trustees shall be and are hereby constituted trustees of the various funds and accounts established by this article; provided, however, that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-62 Treasurer custodian of funds
    The state treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds created by this article, shall select all depositories and custodians and shall negotiate and execute...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-63 Correction of errors by trustees
    If any change or error in records results in a member or beneficiary receiving from the retirement system more or less than he would have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-64 False statements to defraud, misdemeanors
    A person who knowingly makes a false statement, or falsifies or permits to be falsified any record of the retirement system, in an attempt to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-65 Agreement on social security
    The authorization and direction of the state agency, with the approval of the governor, to enter on behalf of the state into an agreement with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-66 State, employer share of social security obligations
    18A:66-66. The State shall provide the amount of the employer's share of the social security contributions for members by appropriations upon certification by the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-68 Effect of abolition of social security offset
    The repeal, by section 11 of chapter 66 of the laws of 1966, saved from repeal in section 18A:66-92 of this article, of section 68...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-69 Limitations on death benefits or other benefits
    Any other provision of this article notwithstanding, (a) any member who is not covered under the old-age and survivors insurance provisions of Title II of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-70 Veterans' free membership in fund
    a. Each public employee veteran member shall have returned to him his accumulated deductions as of January 1, 1956, less contributions based on his compensation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-70.1 Permission for member to cancel purchase of credit
    7.     If, following application by a member of the retirement system to purchase credit therein under any provision of article 1 of chapter 66...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-71 Retirement allowance for veterans.
    18A:66-71. a. Any public employee veteran member in office, position or employment of this State or of a county, municipality, or school district, board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-71.1 Veterans' retirement allowance
    3. a. A retiree of the system who meets the definition of a veteran pursuant to this act, or the surviving spouse of a retiree,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-71.2 Increase in retirement allowance under subsection a. of N.J.S.18A:66-71 and N.J.S.18A:66-47.
    7.     The retirement allowance of each retiree under subsection a. of N.J.S.18A:66-71, or the retiree's beneficiary pursuant to N.J.S.18A:66-47, on the effective date of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-71.3 Payment of normal contribution for increased benefits under subsection a. of N.J.S.18A:66-71.
    8.     The normal contribution for the increased benefits for active members under subsection a. of N.J.S.18A:66-71 as amended by section 6 of P.L.2001, c.353...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-73 Adoption of social security act, etc., continued
    The referendum held, on October 26 and 27, 1955, under which a majority of the active contributing members of the teachers' pension and annuity fund,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-74 Authorization to purchase group life insurance
    The State Treasurer is hereby authorized and permitted to purchase from one or more life insurance companies, as determined by him, a policy or policies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-75 Requirements for insurance company to qualify
    Any life insurance company must meet the following requirements in order to qualify under section 18A:66-74: (a) be licensed under the laws of the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-76 Discretion in purchase of coverage
    The state treasurer may, in his discretion, determine to purchase group insurance coverage for the noncontributory death benefit provisions as provided in this article, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-77 Premiums paid from special funds
    In the event the state treasurer shall determine to purchase group insurance coverage for the noncontributory death benefits, premiums for the same shall be paid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-78 Additional death benefits; contributions; adjustment
    In the event that the board of trustees of the teachers' pension and annuity fund shall determine to purchase group insurance coverage for the additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-79 Policy to include conversion privilege; proof of insurability after conversion
    Any such group policy or policies shall include, with respect to any insurance terminating or reducing because the member has ceased to be in service...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-80 Payment of benefits
    Benefits under such group policy or policies shall be paid by the company to such person, if living, as the member shall have nominated by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-81 Arrangements for payment of benefits
    Any such group policy or policies shall provide that payment of any death benefits which are payable by the insurance company may be made in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-82 Policyholder credited in form of reduced premiums
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any insurance company or companies issuing such policy or policies may credit the policyholder, in the form of reduced...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-83 Investment in and acquisition of real property
    The director of the division of investment in the department of the treasury, in addition to other investments authorized by law, shall have authority, subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-84 Limit on investment
    Any investment authorized pursuant to this article shall not exceed 2 1/2 % of the book value of the total investments of such fund at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-85 Carried as an asset of the fund
    Any real estate investment made pursuant to this article shall at all times during its ownership by the fund be carried as an asset of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-86 Terms of rental or lease; transfer of land to fund
    If the property is rented or leased to the state, it shall be on terms calling for level periodic rental payments, not more than one...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-87 Purchase provisions during occupancy
    Should such real estate investment be sold to the state during its occupancy as tenant, the board of trustees of the fund shall accept, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-88 Rental or lease arrangements; trustees to execute and deliver, etc.
    Any rental arrangement or lease to the state for the use of such real property shall provide that all costs and expenses for the operation,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-89 Selection of site, and acquisition of land
    The director of the division of purchase and property, subject to the approval of the state house commission, shall be responsible for the selection of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-90 Federal funds; state to be reimbursed; ascertainment of amount
    On or before September 1 of each year, on the basis of the most recent actuarial valuation of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-91 Repealer of sections 24 through 110 of chapter 13 of Title 18 of the Revised Statutes, with amendments and supplements, but continuing the teachers' pension and annuity fund, saved
    Section 3 of chapter 37 of the laws of 1955 is saved from repeal. [This section repeals sections 24 through 110 of chapter 13 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-92 Social security offset repealer saved
    Section 11 of chapter 66 of the laws of 1966 is saved from repeal. [Under this section the following acts and parts of acts, relating...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-93 Liabilities created by certain statutes, apportionment and payment saved
    Sections 12 and 13 of chapter 66 of the laws of 1966 are saved from repeal. [These sections provide as follows: Section 12 provides that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-94 Existing pension funds continued
    Every pension fund heretofore organized under the provisions of article 16 of chapter 5 of Title 18 of the Revised Statutes is continued and shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-95 Employees may organize pension fund
    The employees of boards of education in school districts in counties of the first class may associate themselves as a corporation for the purpose of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-96 Forming corporation to provide and obtain fund
    For the purpose of forming such a corporation the county superintendent of schools in each county of the first class shall notify in writing each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-97 Board of trustees, membership, terms, vacancies.
    18A:66-97. a. Until the effective date of P.L.2005, c.328, any pension fund created or to be created as provided in this article shall be under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-98 Trustees to elect officers; compensation, reimbursement.
    18A:66-98. The board of trustees shall at the first annual meeting thereof, and at each annual meeting, elect a chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, and treasurer, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-100 Annual report by trustees to boards of education
    The board of trustees shall make an annual report of the condition of the fund and the manner in which it is invested, to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-101 Eligibility as members of fund
    All employees of boards of education in school districts in any county of the first class wherein a pension fund is established under this article...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-102 Certain veterans not members of system to become members
    a. Each veteran holding permanent or provisional office, position or employment on June 26, 1962, not covered by the retirement system established under chapter 37...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-103 Withdrawal of contributions by veteran members; service credits required; liquidation of certain service credits
    a. Each public employee veteran member of a pension fund in existence and established on June 26, 1962 under article 16 of chapter 5 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-104 Definition of "veteran"
    18A:66-104. "Veteran" means any honorably discharged officer, soldier, sailor, airman, marine or nurse who served in any army, air force or navy of the allies...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-105 Membership in fund on or subsequent to March 25, 1935; conditions
    Persons employed by any such board of education on March 25, 1935 and also on April 29, 1946, who took advantage of the provisions hereof...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-106 Credit purchase for employment in other governmental units in this or other states; certain leaves of absence.
    18A:66-106. a. Persons heretofore permanently or provisionally employed by such boards of education who became members of the pension fund at any time prior to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-107 Contributions to pension fund.
    18A:66-107. The contributions to the pension fund shall be as follows:      a.     There shall be deducted from every payment of salary of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-108 Salary deductions; death benefits
    18A:66-108. a. The board of trustees may, in the manner prescribed by the bylaws of the corporation, assess and collect monthly or semimonthly from each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-109 Disbursements; deposits and investments.
    18A:66-109. No money shall be paid out of the pension fund except by the treasurer of the corporation upon warrants signed by the chairperson of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-109.1 Loans from retirement system.
    10.     Any member who has at least three years of service to his credit for which he has contributed as a member may borrow...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-110 Manner of payment of pensions; options.
    18A:66-110. Pensions shall be paid from the fund in the manner following:      a.     A member of the pension fund who was a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-110.2 Increase in certain retirement benefits.
    4. a. The retirement allowance of each retiree under N.J.S.18A:66-110, N.J.S.18A:66-113 and section 4 of P.L.1971, c.382 (C.18A:66-113.1), who retired before January 1, 1995, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-111 Option to retire after referendum; amount of pension
    When a majority of the members of any pension fund established pursuant to article 16 of chapter 5 of Title 18 of the Revised Statutes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-113 Deferred retirement allowance.
    18A:66-113. A member of the pension fund who has 10 years of service credit in the pension fund and who separates voluntarily or involuntarily before...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-113.1 Early retirement.
    4.     Should a member resign after having established 25 years of creditable service before reaching age 60, he may elect "early retirement," provided that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-114 Public employee veterans, retirement benefits, certain.
    18A:66-114. a. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2004, c.173.)      b.     Any veteran who took or shall take office, position or employment with a board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-114.1 Veteran retirees, allowance increased.
    2. a. The retirement allowance of each veteran retiree under N.J.S.18A:66-114 who retired before January 1, 1995 shall be increased by 33.3%.      b. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-115 Payment of pensions in semimonthly installments
    All pensions paid by a pension fund established under article 16 of chapter 5, Title 18 of the Revised Statutes or this article, shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-116 Exemptions
    18A:66-116. The right of a person to a pension, an annuity, or a retirement allowance, to the return of contributions, any benefit or right accrued...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-117 Contributory death benefits
    a. The board of trustees may establish a plan of contributory death benefit coverage under which a death benefit, shall, upon receipt of proper proofs...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-118 Purchase of group life insurance policies for death benefits
    The county superintendent of schools is hereby authorized and permitted to purchase from one or more life insurance companies, a policy or policies of group...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-119 Qualifications of life insurance companies to issue group insurance policies
    Any life insurance company must meet the following requirements in order to qualify under section 18A:66-118: (a) be licensed under the laws of the state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-120 Payment of premiums for group life insurance
    a. In the event the county superintendent of schools shall determine to purchase group life insurance coverage for the noncontributory death benefits, premiums for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-121 Provision of conversion privileges in group life insurance policies
    a. Any such group policy or policies shall include, with respect to any insurance terminating because the member has been retired or because of termination...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-122 Benefits under group life insurance policies; to whom paid
    Benefits under such group policy or policies shall be paid by the company to such person, if living, as the member shall have nominated by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-123 Options as to payment of death benefits
    Any such group policy or policies shall provide that payment of any death benefits which are payable by the insurance company may be made in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-124 Leave of absence for illness deemed to be service
    a. For the purpose of section 18A:66-117 and subsection c. of section 18A:66-108, a member shall be deemed to be in service for a period...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-125 Perjury to obtain pension
    Any person who shall willfully or knowingly swear falsely in any oath for the purpose of obtaining or procuring any pension or the payment thereof,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126 Retention of moneys bars member
    Any member of the pension fund who shall unlawfully retain any of the moneys, property, or effects of any such corporation organized under this article...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.1 Definitions
    As used in this act "retirant" means any former employee included in the membership of the retirement system established under the act to which this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.2 Increase in pension
    The monthly retirement allowance originally granted to any retirant shall be increased in accordance with the provisions of this act. Pension increases shall not be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.3 Ratio of increase
    The "ratio of increase" which shall apply to the retirement allowance originally granted to a retirant shall be calculated in accordance with the following percentages...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.4 Appropriations to pay increase
    4.      The employer shall pay one-half the cost of the increase in the retirement allowances payable to retirants who retired from the employ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.5 Waiver; withdrawal
    Any person who is eligible to receive the increased retirement allowance under the provisions of this act may, at any time, waive his right thereto...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.6 Adjustment of retirement allowances
    6.      On or before October 1, 1969 and by the same date in each subsequent year, the Director of the Division of Pensions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.7 Blanket increase in original or minimum pensions; adjustment of payments under this act
    If legislation is adopted providing for a blanket increase in the original retirement allowances or for minimum allowances to any group of retirants eligible for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.8 Director of division of pensions; rules and regulations; reports
    The Director of the Division of Pensions of the State Department of the Treasury shall promulgate such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.9 Definitions
    As used in this act: a. "Pension fund" means the fund operating under the provisions of article 2 of chapter 66 of Title 18A of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.10 Social security; coverage; referendum
    a. The State Treasurer, as the State Agency for Social Security, is directed to conduct a referendum on the question of whether the service performed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.11 Application of L.1956, c. 169 upon extension of social security coverage to members of pension fund
    If Social Security coverage is extended to members of the pension fund, the provisions of P.L.1956, c. 169 shall apply to such members of said...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-126.12 Effect of termination of pension fund on article
    The termination of the pension fund pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1956, c. 169 shall result in the repeal of article 2 of chapter 66...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-127 Employees of board of education, agreement to reduce salary for purchase of annuity.
    18A:66-127. Any board of education may enter into an agreement with any of its employees whereby the employee agrees to take a reduction in salary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-128 Reduction of salary for obtaining certain benefits.
    18A:66-128. Any reduction in salary agreed to by any employee pursuant to the provisions of this article shall be deemed to be a reduction in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-129 Agreements validated, confirmed.
    18A:66-129. Any agreements having the same purpose as agreements authorized by this article, made prior to October 7, 1966, between a board of education and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-167 Repeals
    The following acts or parts of acts are repealed as of July 1, 1969: a. Sections 18A:64C-11.1 to 18A:64C-11.9, inclusive, of the New Jersey Statutes....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-168 Repeal subject to certain provisos.
    2.     Repeal of the act and parts of acts, and all amendments and supplements thereto, pursuant to section 1 of this act, is subject...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-168.1 Termination of portion of alternate benefit program.
    67.     With respect to the portion of the alternate benefit program, P.L.1969, c.242 (C.18A:66-167 et seq.), that is subject to section 403(b) of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-169 Definitions.
    3.     As used in this act:      a.     "Accumulated deductions" means those contributions as defined in N.J.S.18A:66-2 or in section 6 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-170 Alternate benefit program.
    4.     All full-time officers and all full-time members of the faculty of Rutgers, The State University, the Newark College of Engineering, Rowan University, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-170.1 Commissioner of education; enrollment
    Notwithstanding any other provision of the statutory law, the Commissioner of Education shall have the option to enroll in the Alternate Benefit Program if he...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-170.2 Employee subsequently deemed eligible for enrollment pursuant to L.1984, c. 200 to continue participation from date of original enrollment
    Any employee enrolled in the alternate benefit program who is subsequently deemed to be eligible for enrollment by the Board of Higher Education pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-170.3 Continuation in alternate benefit program
    Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, any former employee of the Department of Higher Education or of the Commission on Science and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-170.4 Former employee of auxiliary organization may participate in alternate benefit program.
    2.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, any employee of an auxiliary organization, as defined in section 2 of P.L.1982, c.16...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-171 Ineligibility for participation in alternate benefit program; enrollment in public employees' retirement system
    Those faculty members, who are ineligible for participation in the alternate benefit program, and all other employees of all of the public institutions of higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-172 Allocation of contributions; mobility of pension credit
    6. Participants in the alternate benefit program shall be allowed to allocate portions of their own contributions and the contributions of their employer, including amounts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-172.1 Pension Provider Selection Board
    3. There is established in but not of the Division of Pensions in the Department of the Treasury the Pension Provider Selection Board, which shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-173 Transfer to alternate benefit program.
    7. (a) When a member of the Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund or the Public Employees' Retirement System or the Police and Firemen's Retirement System...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-173.1 Present or former members of police and firemen's retirement system; transfer of contributions
    Any person who is or has been a member of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System and who has taken, or shall take, office, position...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-174 Reduction from compensation of participants; payments of employer contributions.
    8. (a) Rutgers, The State University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology shall reduce the compensation of each participant in the alternate benefit program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-175 Termination of membership or participation.
    9.     Membership or participation in the alternate benefit program shall terminate and the individual shall be considered retired once he has elected to receive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-176 Group life insurance and disability benefits; noncontributory; coverage.
    10.     As of July 1, 1969 the group contract providing life insurance and disability benefits for all participants in the alternate benefit program of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-177 Purchase of group life insurance and disability benefit coverage; alternate benefit group insurance premium fund
    As of July 1, 1969 the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and permitted to purchase from one or more insurance companies, as determined by him,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-178 Life insurance companies eligible to sell life and accidental death insurance
    Any life insurance company must meet the following requirements in order to qualify under section 11 of this act: a. Be licensed under the laws...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-179 Conversion privilege upon termination of employment or death
    Any such group policy or policies shall include, with respect to any insurance terminating or reducing because the participant has ceased to be in service...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-180 Designation of payee for death benefits
    Death benefits under such group policy or policies shall be paid by the insurance company to such person, if living, as the participant shall have...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-181 Payment of death benefits
    Any such group policy or policies shall provide that payment of any death benefits which are payable by the insurance company may be made in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-182 Evidence of insurability
    a. Any person entitled to become a participant in an alternate benefit program shall not be allowed any of the group life and disability insurance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-184 Disability benefits; payment; total disability; exceptions.
    18.     The disability benefits provided under a group policy or policies for all eligible participants in the alternate benefit programs shall provide a monthly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-185 Amount of disability benefits
    The disability benefits provided under such group policy or policies shall be in an amount equal to 60% of the participant's base monthly salary, reduced...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-186 Credit by insurer; savings on commissions
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any insurance company or companies, issuing such policy or policies may credit the policyholder either directly or in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-187 Certain employer obligations prohibited
    21. While any participant in the alternate benefit program may make personal contributions at any time directly to the insurers or mutual fund companies of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-188 Cash surrender option; policy loans; conditions for annuity repurchase; affect on past and future contributions
    22. The alternate benefit programs shall provide an option for cash surrender upon separation from service. The cash surrender shall be applicable only to employee...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-189 Vesting of contributions; qualification under federal tax law
    23. The Division of Pensions and Benefits may, in its sole discretion, qualify the alternate benefit program under section 401(a) or 403(a) of the federal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-190 Authority to enter into agreements for annuity purchases; method of payment; limitations.
    24.     The Board of Governors of Rutgers, The State University, the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the Board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-191 Prohibited payments; authorized payments.
    25.     No retirement, death or other benefit shall be payable by the State, Rutgers, The State University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rowan...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-192 Rules and regulations; operation of programs
    The Division of Pensions shall provide for all things necessary to prepare and operate said alternate benefit programs. The division shall adopt rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:67-1 Title or name of educational institutions; exceptions
    No educational institution conducted in this state shall adopt as a name for the institution any title containing the words "New Jersey," "state of New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:67-2 Approval of collegiate name
    18A:67-2. No institution which proposes to offer courses of study above high school grade, which courses satisfy in whole or in part the requirements for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-1 Right of colleges to give diplomas and confer degrees
    Subject to the provisions of this chapter, any college in this state founded or hereafter to be founded under and by virtue of the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-1.1 Voter registration at private colleges, universities.
    3.     The registrar or other principal officer responsible for the registration of students at each eligible institution, as defined by subsection a. of section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-2 Right of seminaries or schools of theology to confer degrees
    Subject to the provisions of this chapter, any seminary or school of theology in this state, whether incorporated by special charter or under general laws,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-3 Filing copy of certificate of incorporation and obtaining license, payments to consultants.
    18A:68-3. a. No corporation shall furnish instruction or learning in the arts, sciences, or professions for the purposes of admitting any person to the grade...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-4 Revocation of license
    18A:68-4. Any license issued under this article may be revoked by the Commission on Higher Education.      L.1967, c.271; amended 1994,c.48,s.196.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-5 Restraint of corporations operating without license
    18A:68-5. When it shall appear that any corporation is carrying on the business of such instruction or teaching, or conferring any such degree, or giving...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-6 Submission and approval as prerequisite to conferring of degrees
    18A:68-6. No school, corporation, association or institution of learning conducted within this State and licensed by the Commission on Higher Education, nor any officer or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-7 Withdrawal of approval; record of approvals and revocations
    18A:68-7. The approval given by the Commission on Higher Education of the basis or conditions for the admission to the grade of a degree may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-8 Conferring degree during revocation
    The admitting of any person to any such grade of a degree by conferring the same upon him during the continuation of the revocation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-9 Penalties; recovery
    18A:68-9. An officer or member of a school, corporation, association or institution of learning who by vote or in any other manner or capacity, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-10 Failure to pay penalty
    Upon the failure of the defendant to pay forthwith the amount of any money judgment rendered against him the defendant shall be committed to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11 Disposition of moneys recovered
    18A:68-11. All moneys recovered under the provisions of this article shall be payable to the State Treasurer.      L.1967, c.271; amended 1994,c.48,s.201.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Institution of Higher Education Educational Loan Act." L.1977, c. 123, s. 1, eff. June...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.2 Definitions
    2. As used in this act: a. "Institution of higher education" means an institution of collegiate grade in New Jersey licensed by the Commission on...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.3 Educational loans from institutional funds; authorization
    In addition to such other powers and authority which institutions of higher education may have, such institutions may make educational loans upon the terms and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.4 Interest; computation
    An institution of higher education may make educational loans and may charge and collect interest thereon at a rate not in excess of 1% per...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.5 Repayment
    Educational loans shall be repaid in such manner and shall be subject to such terms and conditions not inconsistent with this act to which the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.6 Credit life or health insurance
    When a person liable for the payment of an educational loan consents in writing thereto, the institution of higher education may obtain or provide either...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-11.7 Regulations
    The Higher Education Assistance Authority of the State of New Jersey shall make such regulations including the rate of interest to be charged pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-12 Requirement of license
    No school or college shall be conducted within this state for the purpose of training or qualifying its students to practice medicine or surgery or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-13 Application for license; fee
    Every such school or college shall submit to the state board of medical examiners, with its application for a license, a statement verified by affidavit...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-14 Granting license
    The board shall issue its license to every school or college applying therefor which complies with the requirements adopted by the state board of medical...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-15 Statement in license of system of treatment taught
    A license issued pursuant to this article shall state plainly upon its face the system or branch of medicine or surgery or method of treatment...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-16 Term and revocation of license
    The license shall remain in force and effect until revoked. The state board of medical examiners may, after notice and hearing, revoke the license of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-17 Schools for midwifery, podiatric medicine excepted.
    18A:68-17. This article shall not apply to a school conducted for the sole purpose of training persons to practice midwifery or podiatric medicine.    ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:68-18 Penalty for violation of article
    A person violating any provision of this article shall be liable to a penalty of $500.00, which shall be recovered by and in the name...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-28 Short title.
    This act shall be known as, and may be cited as, the "New Jersey Educational Opportunity Act of 1968."      L.1968,c.142,s.1, eff.July 12, 1968.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-29 Liberal construction.
    This act shall be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes and intent thereof.      L.1968,c.142,s.2, eff.July 12, 1968.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-30 Definitions.
    3.     As used in this act, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms shall have the following meanings:      (a)   ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-31 "New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund."
    4.(a) There is hereby created and established under the Commission on Higher Education, which is in but not of the Department of State, an educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-32 Membership.
    5. (a) The board of directors of the fund shall consist of the chairman of the Commission on Higher Education and the chairperson of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-33 Board's additional duties.
    6.     The board shall:      (a)     Administer all funds appropriated by the Legislature for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-34 Awarding of "opportunity grants."
    7. (a) The board is hereby authorized to award "opportunity grants" from the fund to needy students for undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-35 Prerequisites necessary for awarding grant.
    (a)     No opportunity grant shall be awarded to any applicant therefor unless such applicant shall have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the board that...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-36 Financial resources of applicant; rules and regulations.
    In awarding opportunity grants pursuant to this act, the board shall take into account the financial resources available to the applicant to meet the cost...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-37 Period of assistance.
    No person shall be eligible for educational opportunity assistance pursuant to this act for more than six years, or for such other period of time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-38 No discrimination; number; amount.
    Opportunity grants shall be awarded by the board without regard to race, creed or religion and in such number and amount as may be within...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-39 Remedial and supplementary education for grantees.
    12.     The board of directors shall develop, establish and maintain programs of remedial and supplementary education for the students who will receive educational opportunity...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarship Act of 1989." L.1989, c.259, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.2 C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarships; created
    There are created C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarships which shall be maintained by the State and awarded and administered pursuant to this act to students...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.3 Scholarships awarded annually
    C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarships shall be awarded annually by the board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund to 30 New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.4 Requirements for scholarship recipients
    No person shall be awarded a C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarship unless: a. The person has been a resident of New Jersey for a period...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.5 Amount of scholarship
    The amount of a C. Clyde Ferguson Scholarship shall be established by the board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund but shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.6 Renewal of scholarship
    Each C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarship shall be renewable annually for up to four years except that each scholarship shall remain in effect only if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-40.7 Rules, regulations
    The board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-78.1 Tuition-free enrollment in postsecondary program for certain volunteers, family members.
    1.     A person who is an active member of a volunteer fire company or volunteer first aid or rescue squad or association in good...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-78.2 Eligibility for tuition credit.
    2.     In order to be eligible to receive tuition credit at a county college, county vocational school or county technical institute, a person shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-78.3 Verification of service; transcript records.
    3.     Upon being accepted and enrolled in a county college, county vocational school or county technical institute, the volunteer, dependent child or spouse shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71-78.4 Issuance of letter of eligibility.
    4.     A municipality which chooses to participate in the tuition credit program shall issue a letter of eligibility to the volunteer, to be presented...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-1 Short title.
    18A:71A-1. Short Title.      Section 1 shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Law."      L.1999,c.46,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-2 Terms defined.
    18A:71A-2. Terms Defined.      As used in this act, unless the context indicates another or different meaning, the following words shall have the following...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-3 Higher Education Student Assistance Authority created.
    18A:71A-3. Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Created.      The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, a body corporate and politic, shall be established in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-4 Board of the authority.
    18A:71A-4. a. The Board of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall consist of 18 members as follows: the State Treasurer, ex-officio, or a designee;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-5 Executive director.
    18A:71A-5. Executive Director.      a.     The executive director of the authority shall be appointed by the Governor and shall serve at the pleasure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-6 Organization of the board.
    18A:71A-6. Organization of the Board.      a.     Meetings of the board shall be held at such time and place as the members shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-7 Limitation of liability, conflict of interest, compensation.
    18A:71A-7. Limitation of Liability, Conflict of Interest, Compensation.      a.     The personal liability of members of the board, which shall be a public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-8 General powers of the authority.
    18A:71A-8. General Powers of the Authority.      The authority shall have the power to:      a.     adopt bylaws for the regulation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-9 Further powers of the authority.
    18A:71A-9. Further Powers of the Authority.      The authority shall have the following powers to:      a.     further access to postsecondary education,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-10 Contracts, purchases, records, travel.
    18A:71A-10. Contracts, Purchases, Records, Travel.      a.     The authority, in the exercise of its power to make and enter into contracts and agreements...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-11 Certain pension, benefits, and employment classification provisions applicable to employees of the authority.
    18A:71A-11. Certain Pension, Benefits, and Employment Classification Provisions Applicable to Employees of the Authority.      a.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-12 Limitations on issue of bond anticipation notes and other obligations.
    18A:71A-12. Limitations on Issue of Bond Anticipation Notes and Other Obligations.      The authority may issue bond anticipation notes and other short-term obligations which...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-13 Bonds, bond anticipation notes, other obligations: general provisions.
    18A:71A-13. Bonds, Bond Anticipation Notes, Other Obligations: General Provisions.      Except as may otherwise be expressly provided by the authority, every issue of its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-14 Bond resolutions.
    18A:71A-14. Bond Resolutions.      Any resolution or resolutions of the authority authorizing any bonds or any issues of bonds may contain provisions, which shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-15 Personal liability on bonds, notes and other obligations.
    18A:71A-15. Personal Liability on Bonds, Notes and Other Obligations.      Neither the members of the authority, nor any person executing bonds, notes or other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-16 Purchase by authority of bonds, notes and other obligations.
    18A:71A-16. Purchase by Authority of Bonds, Notes and Other Obligations.      The authority shall have the power out of any funds available therefor to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-17 Security for bonds.
    18A:71A-17. Security for Bonds.      In the discretion of the authority, any bonds issued by it may be secured by a trust agreement between...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-18 Liability for payment of bonds.
    18A:71A-18. Liability for Payment of Bonds.      Bonds issued pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71A-8 shall not be deemed to constitute a debt or liability of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-19 Rights of bondholders.
    18A:71A-19. Rights of Bondholders.      A holder of bonds issued by the authority pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71A-8, or any of the coupons appertaining thereto, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-20 Refunding bonds.
    18A:71A-20. Refunding Bonds.      a.     The authority shall have power to issue bonds for the purposes of refunding any of its bonds then...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-21 Bonds as legal investments.
    18A:71A-21. Bonds as Legal Investments.      Bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the authority under the provisions of this act and N.J.S.18A:71A-8, are...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-22 Pledge of state; exemption from taxation; taxable bond option.
    18A:71A-22. Pledge of State; Exemption From Taxation; Taxable Bond Option.      a.     The State of New Jersey does pledge to and agree with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-23 Higher Education Student Assistance Fund.
    18A:71A-23. Higher Education Student Assistance Fund.      The authority shall establish and maintain a special fund called the "Higher Education Student Assistance Fund" solely...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-24 Loan Reserve Fund.
    18A:71A-24. Loan Reserve Fund.      a.     Within the Higher Education Student Assistance Fund, the authority shall establish and maintain a special fund called...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-25 Capital Reserve Fund; use; investment.
    18A:71A-25. Capital Reserve Fund; Use; Investment.      a.     The authority shall establish and maintain a special fund called the "New Jersey Higher Education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-26 Dissolution.
    18A:71A-26. Dissolution.      Should the Legislature act to dissolve the authority, the dissolution shall not be complete until all loans guaranteed have been paid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-27 Effect of partial invalidity; severability.
    18A:71A-27. Effect of Partial Invalidity; Severability.      If any clause, sentence, article, paragraph, section or part of this act be adjudged to be unconstitutional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-28 Transfer of functions, powers and duties of office of student assistance.
    18A:71A-28. Transfer of Functions, Powers and Duties of Office of Student Assistance.      a.     The Office of Student Assistance in, but not of,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-29 Transfer of Functions, powers and duties of student assistance board.
    18A:71A-29. Transfer of Functions, Powers and Duties of Student Assistance Board.      a.     The Student Assistance Board in, but not of, the Department...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-30 Transfer of functions, powers and duties of higher education assistance authority.
    18A:71A-30. Transfer of Functions, Powers and Duties of Higher Education Assistance Authority.      a.     The Higher Education Assistance Authority in, but not of,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-31 Abolishment of executive director of student assistance programs.
    18A:71A-31. Abolishment of Executive Director of Student Assistance Programs.      The Office of the Executive Director of Student Assistance Programs in the Office of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-32 Construction of law.
    18A:71A-32. Construction of Law.      The enactment of this revision law shall not:      a.     affect the tenure, compensation and pension rights,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-33 Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to be responsible for implementation.
    18A:71A-33. Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to Be Responsible for Implementation.      The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, with the aid of any department...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-34 Limitation on powers of authority; bond holders protected.
    18A:71A-34. Limitation on Powers of Authority; Bond Holders Protected.      The powers conferred in this act upon the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71A-35 Development, distribution of student loan repayment information document.
    1. a. The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall develop a student loan repayment information document. The document shall include, but need not be limited...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-1 Eligible institution defined.
    18A:71B-1. Eligible Institution Defined.      Unless otherwise restricted by the authority by regulation, "eligible institution" for purposes of this chapter only means an institution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-2 Student eligibility.
    18A:71B-2. Student Eligibility.      a.     A student who is enrolled in an eligible institution and who is eligible for and receives any form...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-3 Discrimination forbidden.
    18A:71B-3. Discrimination Forbidden.      Financial aid under this chapter shall be awarded without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or handicapped...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-4 Academic year defined.
    18A:71B-4. Academic Year Defined.      a.     An academic year for the purpose of this chapter means the period between the time the institution...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-5 Notification of authority in the case of withdrawal or change in status.
    18A:71B-5. Notification of Authority in the Case of Withdrawal or Change in Status.      In the event a student for any reason ceases to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-6 Verification of compliance with military selective service act.
    18A:71B-6. Verification of Compliance with Military Selective Service Act.      A student who is subject to the provisions of the "Military Selective Service Act,"...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-7 Rules and regulations.
    18A:71B-7. Rules and Regulations.      The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-8 Compliance with terms and conditions of financial aid.
    18A:71B-8. Compliance with Terms and Conditions of Financial Aid.      A person shall not be awarded financial aid under this chapter unless the person...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-9 False information; penalty.
    18A:71B-9. False Information; Penalty.      A person who knowingly and willfully furnishes any false or misleading information for the purpose of obtaining a scholarship...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-10 Collection of overpayments and ineligible payments of financial aid.
    18A:71B-10. Collection of Overpayments and Ineligible Payments of Financial Aid.      Because the institution is responsible for ensuring a student's eligibility for financial aid...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-11 Scholarships created.
    18A:71B-11. Scholarships Created.      There are hereby created Garden State Scholarships which shall be maintained by the State, awarded to secondary school students with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-12 Administration by the authority.
    18A:71B-12. Administration by the Authority.      The authority shall administer the provisions of this article, establish criteria, methodology and guidelines for awarding Garden State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-13 Criteria, methodology and guidelines; revisions.
    18A:71B-13. Criteria, Methodology and Guidelines; Revisions.      Any revisions to criteria, methodology and guidelines in effect at the date this act becomes effective shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-14 Award of scholarships.
    18A:71B-14. Award of Scholarships.      As determined by the authority and subject to the amount of appropriations available therefor, a Garden State Scholarship shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-15 Renewal of scholarships.
    18A:71B-15. Renewal of Scholarships.      Each Garden State Scholarship awarded shall be renewable annually for up to four years except that, in the case...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-16 Amount of scholarship; payments.
    18A:71B-16. Amount of Scholarship; Payments.      A Garden State Scholarship shall entitle the recipient to an award in an amount established by the authority...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-17 Limitation.
    18A:71B-17. Limitation.      A Garden State Scholarship shall not, when combined with any other financial assistance, exceed, except for a nominal amount as determined...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-18 Grants created; use.
    18A:71B-18. Grants Created; Use.      There are hereby created State tuition aid grants which shall be maintained by the State, awarded and administered pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-19 Administration of provisions.
    18A:71B-19. Administration of Provisions.      The authority shall administer the provisions of this article, adopt rules and regulations, and prescribe and provide appropriate forms...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-20 Eligibility, prerequisite.
    18A:71B-20. Eligibility, Prerequisite.      a.     A State tuition aid grant shall be awarded annually to each eligible, qualified full-time undergraduate student enrolled in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-20.1 Tuition aid grant eligibility for children of persons transferred to a military installation in New Jersey.
    1.     Notwithstanding the provisions of section 1 of P.L.1979, c.361 (C.18A:62-4) or any other law to the contrary, a dependent child of a parent...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-21 Amount of grant; reduction of award.
    18A:71B-21. Amount of Grant; Reduction of Award.      a.     The amount of a tuition aid grant awarded under this article to any student...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-22 Construction of article.
    18A:71B-22. Construction of Article.      This article shall not be construed as granting any authority to control or influence the policies of any educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23 Scholarships for undergraduate education; eligibility.
    18A:71B-23. Scholarships for Undergraduate Education; Eligibility.      Any child or surviving spouse of a member or officer of a New Jersey volunteer fire company,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.1 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Program Act."      L.2001,c.442,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.2 Definitions relative to "New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Program Act."
    2.     As used in this act:      "Institution of higher education" means an institution of higher education licensed by the appropriate agency or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.3 New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Fund.
    3. a. There is established in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority a nonlapsing fund which shall be known as the New Jersey World Trade...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.4 Board of Trustees; membership; duties; responsibilities.
    4. a. The board of trustees of the New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Fund shall consist of the State Treasurer, or a designee, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.5 Awarding of scholarships.
    5. a. The board is hereby authorized to award scholarships from the fund for the costs of undergraduate study at an institution of higher education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.6 Conditions for awarding of scholarship.
    6. a. A New Jersey World Trade Center scholarship shall not be awarded to an applicant unless the applicant has demonstrated to the satisfaction of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-23.7 Rules, regulations.
    7.     The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-24 Appropriation of funds.
    18A:71B-24. Appropriation of Funds.      There shall be appropriated to the authority in any general or supplemental appropriation act such sums as shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-24.1 Short title
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Scholarship Act of 2000."      L.2001,c.41,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-24.2 Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarships Program
    5. a. There is created the Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarships Program. These scholarships shall be awarded, pursuant to the provisions of this act, to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-24.3 Rules, regulations
    6.     The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-24.4 Annual appropriation
    7.     There shall be annually appropriated to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority such sums as shall be necessary to administer the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-25 Scholarship program established.
    18A:71B-25. Scholarship Program Established.      There is established the Miss New Jersey Educational Scholarship program. It shall be the duty of the Higher Education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-26 Scholarship eligibility.
    18A:71B-26. Scholarship Eligibility.      A Miss New Jersey Educational Scholarship shall be awarded annually to an individual who has been designated by the Higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-27 Scholarship conditions.
    18A:71B-27. Scholarship Conditions.      Any Miss New Jersey scholarship recipient who enrolls in a public institution of higher education in the State shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-28 Definitions.
    18A:71B-28. Definitions.      As used in this article:      "Garden State Savings Bonds" means bonds of the State of New Jersey and its...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-29 Issue of bonds.
    18A:71B-29. Issue of Bonds.      a.     In furtherance of the public policy of this article, the State shall set aside, from the bonds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-30 Participation by institutions of higher education.
    18A:71B-30. Participation by Institutions of Higher Education.      a.     The State Treasurer, in consultation with the commission, shall also provide for additional financial...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-31 Dollar Amount not to be considered in determining eligibility for monetary assistance.
    18A:71B-31. Dollar Amount Not to be Considered in Determining Eligibility for Monetary Assistance.      Annually, the authority shall determine a dollar amount of Garden...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-32 Report on results of sale.
    18A:71B-32. Report on Results of Sale.      The State Treasurer or the issuing authority or agency shall submit a report after each bond issuance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-33 Duties of the State Treasurer.
    18A:71B-33. Duties of the State Treasurer.      The State Treasurer shall, in consultation with the commission, approve the following:      a.     additional...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-34 Assessment of effectiveness of program.
    18A:71B-34. Assessment of Effectiveness of Program.      The commission and the State Treasurer shall assess the effectiveness of the program and recommend any necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-35 Legislative findings and declarations.
    18A:71B-35. Legislative Findings and Declarations.      The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     This State is committed to making world-class education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-36 Definitions.
    18A:71B-36. Definitions.      As used in this article:      "Account" means an individual trust account or savings account established in accordance with this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-37 New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust created.
    18A:71B-37. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust Created.      There is created within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority the New Jersey Better Educational...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-38 Administration of the program; powers of the authority.
    18A:71B-38. Administration of the Program; Powers of the Authority.      The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall administer the NJBEST Program. The authority shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-39 Immunity.
    18A:71B-39. Immunity.      Neither the members of the authority, nor any officer or employee of the authority shall be liable personally for the debts,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-40 Selection of investment manager.
    18A:71B-40. a. The authority shall select an investment manager or managers to invest the funds of the trust or the funds in accounts. In making...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-41 Operation of program; fees.
    18A:71B-41. a. The program shall be operated as a trust through the use of accounts for designated beneficiaries. An account may be opened by any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-41.1 Exemption from claims of creditors for NJBEST accounts.
    20. Moneys paid into or out of an NJBEST account by or on behalf of a contributor or designated beneficiary for the purposes of financing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-42 NJBEST scholarship; conditions.
    18A:71B-42. NJBEST Scholarship; Conditions.      a.     An amount of no less than $500 shall be provided by the State for the qualified higher...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-43 Determination of dollar amount of account.
    18A:71B-43. Determination of Dollar Amount of Account.      Annually, the authority shall determine a dollar amount of an account, which shall not be less...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-44 Assurance of availability of principal.
    18A:71B-44. a. If the investment manager is the Division of Investment in the Department of the Treasury, in order to assure the availability of principal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-45 Construction.
    18A:71B-45. Construction.      a.     Nothing in this article shall be construed to:      (1)     guarantee that a designated beneficiary will be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-46 Federal income tax consequences.
    18A:71B-46. Federal Income Tax Consequences.      If the Congress of the United States enacts legislation that exempts educational savings accounts from federal income taxation,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-47 Contracts with accredited schools of veterinary medicine.
    18A:71B-47. Contracts with Accredited Schools of Veterinary Medicine.      The authority is hereby authorized to contract with any and all accredited schools of veterinary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-48 Contracts with consent of advisory committee; members.
    18A:71B-48. Contracts with Consent of Advisory Committee; Members.      All contracts provided for in N.J.S.18A:71B-47 shall only be entered into by the authority with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-49 Organization of committee; expenses.
    18A:71B-49. Organization of Committee; Expenses.      The advisory committee shall organize annually by the appointment of one of its members as chairperson and one...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-50 Definitions.
    18A:71B-50. Definitions.      As used in this article:       "Operational expense" means those funds devoted to or required for the regular or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-51 Application for State support; form of application; certificate of accreditation by New Jersey Board of Nursing.
    18A:71B-51. Application for State Support; Form of Application; Certificate of Accreditation by New Jersey Board of Nursing.      A school of professional nursing may...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-52 Operational support by State; limitation.
    18A:71B-52. Operational Support by State; Limitation.      Within the limits of funds appropriated for purposes of this article, any school of professional nursing whose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-53 Short title
    1.     This act shall be known as, and may be cited as, the "Tony Pompelio Commemorative Scholarship Fund Act."      L.2000,c.163,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-54 Findings, declarations about crime victims
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Ten percent of the crimes reported in the State are violent crimes, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-55 Definitions regarding scholarship.
    3.     As used in this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings:      "Board" means the Board of Trustees of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-56 "Tony Pompelio Commemorative Scholarship Fund"
    4. a. There is hereby created and established in the authority a scholarship fund which shall be known as the "Tony Pompelio Commemorative Scholarship Fund."...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-57 Board duties
    5.     The board shall:      a.     Develop and maintain a Statewide system for the identification of potential Pompelio scholars in cooperation with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-58 Awarding scholarships
    6. a. The board is hereby authorized to award scholarships from the fund to Pompelio scholars for undergraduate study leading to a baccalaureate degree, associate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-59 Qualifications of applicant
    7. a. No scholarship pursuant to this act shall be awarded to any applicant unless the applicant has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-60 Recipients paid by State Treasurer
    8.     Scholarships awarded pursuant to this act shall be paid to recipients by the State Treasurer in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-61 Eligibility restrictions
    9.     No person shall be eligible for scholarships pursuant to this act for more than four years, or for such other period of time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-62 Nondiscrimination in awards
    10. Scholarships awarded pursuant to this act shall be awarded by the board without regard to race, creed, or religion and in such manner and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-63 Rules, regulations
    11. The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-81 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) Program Act."  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-82 Findings relative to NJ STARS Program.
    2.     The Legislature finds that it is necessary for the State's citizens to acquire an education beyond the secondary level in order to succeed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-83 Definitions relative to NJ STARS Program.
    3.     As used in this act:      "Authority" means the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71A-3.      "Full-time course...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-84 NJ STARS Program.
    4.     There is hereby created the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship (NJ STARS) Program for county college students. It shall be the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85 NJ STARS scholarships; eligibility.
    5. a. A scholarship under the NJ STARS Program shall cover the full cost of tuition, subject to the prior application of other grants and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.1 College placement test to determine eligibility for program.
    2. a. Upon notice from the authority in a student's senior year of high school of conditional eligibility for the NJ STARS Program, a student...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.2 Option for fewer credits for recipient, eligibility for NJ STARS II scholarship.
    3. a. A student who receives an NJ STARS scholarship shall be eligible to take less than 12 credits in the final semester if the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.3 Application of college credits earned in high school.
    4.     A student who is eligible for an NJ STARS scholarship who earned college credits while enrolled in high school may submit to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.4 Current recipients unaffected; exceptions.
    5. a. In the case of a student who is receiving a scholarship under the NJ STARS Program on the effective date of P.L.2008, c.124...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.5 Provision of information to students relative to eligibility for NJ STARS.
    1. a. In September of each school year, the board of education of a school district or the chief school administrator of a nonpublic school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.6 Annual recruitment day.
    5.     Each county college is encouraged to host an annual recruitment day and invite a representative from each four-year public and independent institution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-85.7 Current NJ STARS recipients unaffected.
    6.     In the case of a student who is receiving a scholarship under the NJ STARS Program on the effective date of P.L.2012, c.8...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86 Report to Legislature, Governor on NJSTARS Program; guidelines rules, regulations.
    6. a. Not later than September 30,2006, the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall prepare and submit to the Legislature and the Governor a report...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.1 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship II (NJ STARS II) Program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.2 Definitions relative to NJ STARS II Program.
    2.     As used in this act:      "Authority" means the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71A-3.      "Full-time course...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.3 NJ STARS II Program created.
    3.     There is hereby created the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship II (NJ STARS II) Program. It shall be the duty of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.4a Eligibility of certain NJ STARS II recipients.
    9.     In the case of a student who is receiving a scholarship under the NJ STARS II Program and is in the third academic...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.4b Current NJ STARS II recipients unaffected.
    7.     In the case of a student who is receiving a scholarship under the NJ STARS II Program in the 2011-2012 academic year and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.5 Transfer of academic credits.
    5.     The policies and procedures set forth in the Statewide transfer agreement established pursuant to P.L.2007, c.175 (C.18A:62-46 et seq.) shall govern the transfer...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.6 Report to Governor, Legislature; authority regulations.
    6. a. Not later than September 30, 2008, the authority shall prepare and submit to the Legislature and the Governor a report on the implementation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-86.7 Construction of act relative to application, admissions procedures.
    7.     Nothing in this act shall be construed to require a four-year public or independent institution of higher education to admit a student eligible...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-87 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Social Services Student Loan Redemption Program Act."      L.2005,c.157,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-88 Findings, declarations relative to social services student loan redemption.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     A qualified and stable work force in public facilities and nonprofit social services...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-89 Definitions relative to social sciences student loan redemption.
    3.     As used in this act:      "Approved course of study" means: an undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's degree offered by a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-90 Social Services Student Loan Redemption Program.
    4.     There is established the Social Services Student Loan Redemption Program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.      The purpose of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-91 Eligibility for participation in program.
    5.     To be eligible to participate in the program, a direct care professional shall:      a.     be a resident of the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-92 Application for loan redemption.
    6.     An eligible direct care professional may apply to the authority for a loan redemption in such a manner as the authority prescribes and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-93 Nullification of redemption contract.
    7. a. A program participant who has entered into a redemption contract with the authority may nullify that contract by submitting written notification to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-94 Loan forgiveness awards.
    8.     The authority shall grant loan forgiveness awards subject to the availability of funds appropriated for this purpose, of which funds, 80% shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-95 Annual report.
    9.     The authority shall annually submit a report on the program to the Governor and the chairmen of the Senate Budget and Appropriations, Assembly...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-96 Rules, regulations.
    10. The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, in consultation with the Commissioner of Human Services and the executive director of the Juvenile Justice Commission, pursuant...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71B-97 Filling of direct care professional position with persons having degrees.
    11. To better ensure the effectiveness of the program, any agency of the State, any political subdivision thereof, and any nonprofit agency in the State,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-1 Administration by the authority.
    18A:71C-1. Administration by the authority.      It shall be the duty of the authority to administer the Federal Family Education Loan Program for this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-2 Application; grounds for approval.
    18A:71C-2. Application; Grounds for Approval.      Any application for a federal loan under this article shall be submitted to the authority for its approval,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-3 Approval and granting of federal loan.
    18A:71C-3. Approval and Granting of Federal Loan.      Upon approval by the authority of a federal loan application, any eligible lender may make a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-4 Federal loan evidenced by note; interest rate; method of payment; security.
    18A:71C-4. Federal Loan Evidenced by Note; Interest Rate; Method of Payment; Security.      Each federal loan made under this article shall:      a. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-5 Extension and refinancing of federal loans.
    18A:71C-5. Extension and Refinancing of Federal Loans.      Any loan made under this article may be extended or refinanced at the discretion of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-6 Purchase of notes.
    18A:71C-6. Purchase of Notes.      Whenever any approved note, including notes held by the authority in the Higher Education Student Assistance Fund, or any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-7 Falsely securing federal loan a misdemeanor; penalty.
    18A:71C-7. Falsely Securing Federal Loan a Misdemeanor; Penalty.      Any person who, having obtained a federal loan under this act, solicits, applies for, or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-8 Repayment Compromises, modifications and other determinations made by authority.
    18A:71C-8. Repayment Compromises, Modifications and Other Determinations Made by Authority.      The authority may, with respect to the exercise of its functions related to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-9 Contracts, promissory notes, made by minor, valid and binding.
    18A:71C-9. Contracts, Promissory Notes, made by Minor, Valid and Binding.      Any contract, promissory note, or other written obligation made by any minor to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-10 Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of employees of the state, institution of higher education and public authorities.
    18A:71C-10. Deduction of Overdue Student Loan Payments From Wages of Employees of the State, Institution of Higher Education and Public Authorities.      Whenever any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-11 Regulations.
    18A:71C-11. Regulations.      The Department of the Treasury and the authority shall jointly promulgate regulations concerning the procedures and methods to be employed for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-12 Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of county and municipal employees.
    18A:71C-12. Deduction of Overdue Student Loan Payments from Wages of County and Municipal Employees.      Whenever any officer or employee of a county or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-13 Guidelines for payment of arrearages.
    18A:71C-13. Guidelines for Payment of Arrearages.      The Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs, in conjunction with the Department...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-14 Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of certain boards or authorities.
    18A:71C-14. Deduction of Overdue Student Loan Payments From Wages of Certain Boards or Authorities.      Whenever any officer or employee of a local board...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-15 Guidelines for payment of arrearages.
    18A:71C-15. Guidelines for Payment of Arrearages.      The Department of Education and the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-16 Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of employees of the private sector.
    18A:71C-16. Deduction of Overdue Student Loan Payments From Wages of Employees of the Private Sector.      Whenever any officer or employee or any employer...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-17 Lien not treated as wage execution.
    18A:71C-17. Lien Not Treated as Wage Execution.      The lien against an employee's wages undertaken pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71C-10, N.J.S.18A:71C-12, N.J.S.18A:71C-14 and N.J.S.18A:71C-16 shall not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-18 Exchange of information with other State departments and agencies.
    18A:71C-18. Exchange of Information with Other State Departments and Agencies.      The authority may use the following procedures to locate borrowers who have failed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-19 Professional or occupational misconduct.
    18A:71C-19. Professional or Occupational Misconduct.      a.     Notwithstanding provisions of any law to the contrary, any State professional or occupational licensing board shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-20 Deductions of overdue payments from State lottery winnings.
    18A:71C-20. Deductions of Overdue Payments from State Lottery Winnings.      a.     The Director of the Division of State Lottery in the Department of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-21 College loans to assist state students loan program.
    18A:71C-21. College Loans to Assist State Students Loan Program.      There is hereby established within the authority a New Jersey College Loans to Assist...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-22 College loans to assist State Students Loan Fund.
    18A:71C-22 College loans to assist State Students Loan Fund.      a.     The authority shall establish and maintain a special fund called the "New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-23 Eligible borrower.
    18A:71C-23. Eligible Borrower.      Loans under the NJCLASS Loan Program may be made to eligible borrowers. An eligible borrower is an eligible student or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-24 Eligible institution.
    18A:71C-24. Eligible Institution.      Unless restricted by the authority by regulations, "eligible institution" means, for the purposes of this article only, an institution of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-25 Maximum loan amounts.
    18A:71C-25. Maximum Loan Amounts.      The authority shall establish maximum annual loan amounts and maximum total loan amounts which may be made under the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-26 Accrual of interest; payment.
    18A:71C-26. Accrual of Interest; Payment.      Interest on each NJCLASS Loan Program loan shall accrue from the date of the making of the loan;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-27 Student eligibility.
    18A:71C-27. Student Eligibility.      a.     Unless otherwise restricted by the authority by regulation, an eligible student under the NJCLASS Loan Program shall:  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-28 Limitations on program; fees.
    18A:71C-28. Limitations on Program; Fees.      a.     The authority may limit the number of students who receive NJCLASS Loan Program loans for attendance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-29 Applicability of information exchange, collection procedures, repayment determinations and other federal provisions.
    18A:71C-29. Applicability of Information Exchange, Collection Procedures, Repayment Determinations and Other Federal Provisions.      Unless expressly limited to federal programs, the information exchange, wage...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-30 Act not to affect higher education student assistance fund.
    18A:71C-30. Act Not to Affect Higher Education Student Assistance Fund.      Nothing in this article shall be construed to limit the power of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-31 Falsely securing State loan; crime.
    18A:71C-31. Falsely Securing State Loan; Crime.      Any person who, having obtained a State loan under this act, solicits, applies for, or accepts another...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-32 Definitions.
    18A:71C-32. "Approved site" means a site located within a State designated underserved area or a health professional shortage area, or a clinic which is part...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-33 Primary care practitioner loan redemption program established.
    18A:71C-33. There is established a Primary Care Practitioner Loan Redemption Program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority. The program shall provide for the redemption...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-34 Eligibility for participation in program.
    18A:71C-34. To be eligible to participate in the program, an applicant shall:      a.     be a resident of the State;      b. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-35 Ranking of State designated underserved areas.
    18A:71C-35. The Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, after consultation with the Commissioner of Corrections and the Commissioner of Human Services, shall designate and establish...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-36 Entry into program; agreements.
    18A:71C-36. a. In administering the program, the authority or its designated agent shall contract only with a primary care practitioner.      b.     The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-36.1 Performance standards for program participants.
    10. a. A program participant, as a condition of participation, shall be required to adhere to performance standards established by the executive director or his...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-37.1 Reimbursement payments for tax liability of participant.
    16.     The executive director or his designee may, within the limits of available funds and in accordance with eligibility criteria determined by the executive...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-38 Probationary period.
    18A:71C-38. Each program participant shall serve a six-month probationary period upon initial placement at an approved site. During that period, the primary care staff of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-39 Matching of participants with areas.
    18A:71C-39. The executive director or his designee, in consultation with the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, shall match program participants to State designated underserved...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-40 Selection of participants; priority.
    18A:71C-40. The executive director or his designee shall select the program participants from among those applicants who meet the eligibility criteria established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71C-34,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-41 Nullification of agreement.
    18A:71C-41. A program participant who has previously entered into a contract with the authority may nullify the agreement by notifying the authority in writing and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-42 Death or permanent disability of participant.
    18A:71C-42. In case of a program participant's death or total and permanent disability, the authority or its designee shall nullify the service obligation of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-43 Conviction of crime; gross negligence; breach of performance standards; failure to repay; penalties.
    18A:71C-43. a. In the case of:      (1)     a program participant's conviction of a crime or an act of gross negligence in the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-43.1 False, misleading information, fourth degree crime.
    13.     A person who knowingly or willfully furnishes any false or misleading information for the purpose of receiving loan redemption benefits under the program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-44 National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program participants ineligible.
    18A:71C-44. A student who is participating in the federally administered National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, section 338B of the Public Health Service Act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-46 Recruitment.
    18A:71C-46. Recruitment.      The executive director or designee and the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services, in cooperation with their designated agent, shall together...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-46.1 Availability of information.
    18.     The authority shall work with State institutions of medical, dental, and other primary care professional education to ensure that information on the Primary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-47 Federal funds.
    18A:71C-47. Federal Funds.      The authority shall annually apply for any federal funds which may be available to implement the provisions of this act....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-48 Rules and regulations.
    18A:71C-48. Rules and Regulations.      The authority shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-49 OB/GYN student loan expense reimbursement program.
    29. a. There is established a student loan expense reimbursement program within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority for obstetrician/gynecologists who agree to practice in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-50 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program Act."      L.2009, c.236, s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-51 Findings, declarations relative to the Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     This State is experiencing a critical shortage in its nursing workforce, which is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-52 Definitions relative to the Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program.
    3.     As used in this act:      "Approved graduate degree program" means a master's degree in nursing (MSN), a doctor of nursing science...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-53 Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program established.
    4. a. There is established within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority the Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program. The purpose of the program is to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-54 Eligibility for participation in program.
    5.     To be eligible to participate in the program, an applicant shall:      a.     be a resident of the State and maintain...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-55 Application to authority for loan redemption.
    6. a. A graduate nursing student or graduate may apply to the authority for a loan redemption in such manner as prescribed by the authority....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-56 Annual report on the program.
    7.     The authority shall annually submit to the Governor, and pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), the chairman of the Senate Budget...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-57 Rules, regulations.
    8.     The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall adopt, in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:71C-58 Dedication of appropriated funds.
    9.     Of the funds annually appropriated for the Primary Care Practitioner Loan Redemption Program established in the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-1 Preamble, purpose of chapter
    It is hereby declared that a serious public emergency exists affecting and threatening the welfare, comfort, health, safety and prosperity of the people of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-2 Short title
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "New Jersey educational facilities authority law."
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-3 Definitions.
    18A:72A-3. As used in this act, the following words and terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context indicates or requires another or different...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-4 "New Jersey educational facilities authority."
    18A:72A-4. (a) There is hereby established in but not of the Department of the Treasury a public body corporate and politic, with corporate succession to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-5 Authority's powers.
    18A:72A-5. The authority shall have power:      (a)     To adopt bylaws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-5.1 Prevailing wage rate for workers employed on projects with New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority involvement.
    5.     Each worker employed in the construction or rehabilitation of facilities undertaken in connection with loans, loan guarantees, expenditures, investments, tax exemptions or other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-5.2 Exercise of rights, powers or duties.
    6.     For the purpose of implementing the provisions of sections 5 through 7 of this act, the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development shall,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-5.3 Prevailing wage rules, regulations, adoption by New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority.
    7.     The New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority shall, in consultation with the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development, adopt rules and regulations, consistent with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-5.4 Inapplicability of C.18A:72A-5.1 through C.18A:72A-5.3.
    8.     The provisions of sections 5 through 7 of this act shall not apply to construction and rehabilitation of facilities conducted entirely under contracts...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-6 Expenses of authority
    All expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this chapter shall be payable from funds provided the authority therefor, and no liability or obligation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-7 Issuance of notes authorized
    The authority is authorized from time to time to issue its negotiable notes for any corporate purpose and renew from time to time any notes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-8 Issuance of negotiable bonds for corporate purpose.
    N.J.S.18A:72A-8. (a) The authority is authorized from time to time to issue its negotiable bonds for any corporate purpose. In anticipation of the sale of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-9 Bonds secured by trust agreement
    In the discretion of the authority, any bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter may be secured by a trust agreement by and between...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-10 Bonds not liability of state or political subdivision
    Bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter shall not be deemed to constitute a debt or liability of the state or of any political...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-11 Further powers of authority
    The authority is authorized to fix, revise, charge and collect rates, rents, fees and charges for the use of and for the services furnished or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-11.1 Refinancing outstanding mortgages of private lenders.
    1.     In addition to other powers and duties which have been granted to the authority, whenever any public or private college has constructed or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12 Moneys of authority; trust funds
    All moneys received pursuant to the authority of this chapter, whether as proceeds from the sale of bonds or as revenues, shall be deemed to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.1 Investment or reinvestment of funds
    All functions, powers and duties relating to the investment or reinvestment of funds within the jurisdiction of the authority including the purchase, sale or exchange...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.2 Short title.
    1.     Sections 1 through 4 of this act shall be known and may be cited as the "County College Capital Projects Fund Act."  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.3 Findings, declarations relative to county college capital projects fund.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Higher education plays a vital role in the economic development of the nation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.4 County college capital projects fund, established.
    3. a. There is created within the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to chapter 72A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.5 Loan agreement to issue bonds, notes.
    4. a. At any time within one year of the certification by the State Treasurer to the board of chosen freeholders, the county college at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.6 "Dormitory Safety Trust Fund."
    6. a. There is created within the New Jersey educational facilities authority established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:72A-4, the "Dormitory Safety Trust Fund," hereinafter referred to as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.7 Establishment of program to provide loans.
    7. a. The State Treasurer shall establish a program to provide the loans authorized pursuant to P.L.2000, c.56 (C.52:27D-198.7 et al.). The governing board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-12.8 Issuance of bonds, notes.
    8. a. The authority shall from time to time issue bonds or notes, in accordance with the provisions of the "New Jersey educational facilities authority...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-13 Bondholders; enforcement of rights
    Any holder of bonds issued under the provisions of this chapter or any of the coupons appertaining thereto, and the trustee or trustees under any...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-14 Refunding bonds; additional purposes
    (a) The authority is hereby authorized to provide for the issuance of bonds of the authority for the purpose of refunding any bonds of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-15 Bonds as legal investments
    Bonds and notes issued by the authority under the provisions of this chapter are hereby made securities in which the state and all political subdivisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-16 Chapter complete authority for issuance of bonds
    Bonds may be issued under the provisions of this chapter without obtaining the consent of any department, division, commission, board, bureau, agency or officer of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-17 Power to mortgage
    The authority shall not have power to mortgage any of its real property or projects.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-18 Exemptions from taxes; bonds; property
    The exercise of the powers granted by this chapter will be in all respects for the benefit of the people of this state, for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-19 Restriction on alteration of powers
    The state of New Jersey does pledge to and agree with the holders of the bonds, notes and other obligations issued pursuant to authority contained...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-20 Authority not subject to 18A:62-2
    In carrying out the provisions of this chapter the authority shall not be subject to the provisions of section 18A:62-2.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-21 Annual report and audit
    On or before March 31 in each year, the authority shall make an annual report of its activities for the preceding calendar year to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-22 Contracts of property; conflicts of interest
    Except as otherwise expressly provided in this chapter, any member, officer, agent or employee of the authority who is interested, either directly or indirectly, in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-23 Comptroller of treasury; powers of examination
    The comptroller of the treasury and his legally authorized representatives are hereby authorized and empowered from time to time to examine the accounts and books...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-24 Visitorial powers; Governor
    18A:72A-24. The Governor may visit, examine into and inspect, the authority as an institution under the educational supervision of the State, and may require, as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-25 Services of state departments or agencies
    The authority shall be entitled to call to its assistance and avail itself of the services of such employees of any state department or agency...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-26 Powers and duties of treasurer; institutions under State jurisdiction.
    18A:72A-26. In order to provide new dormitories and to enable the construction and financing thereof, to refinance indebtedness hereafter created by the authority for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-27 Additional powers of boards of governors, trustees.
    18A:72A-27. In addition thereto the board of governors of the university and the board of trustees of each of said colleges including county colleges shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-27.1 Powers and duties, revenue producing facilities.
    18A:72A-27.1. In addition to the powers and duties with respect to dormitories given under N.J.S.18A:72A-26 and 18A:72A-27 the treasurer, the board of governors of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-27.2 Powers of board of trustees
    In addition to the powers and duties with respect to dormitories and revenue producing facilities given under the provisions of this chapter, the board of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-27.3 Submission of proposed projects to the Legislature.
    2.     The board of trustees of the public institution of higher education shall submit a copy of a resolution approving any non-revenue producing facility...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-28 Approval of plans, specifications and locations
    The board of governors of the university or the board of trustees of the Newark College of Engineering or the board of trustees of a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-29 Lands, assets titled in name of State.
    18A:72A-29. All lands and other assets real or personal presently titled in the name of the State Board of Higher Education or the State Department...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-30 Additional powers; private colleges
    In addition to the foregoing powers, the authority with respect to private colleges, shall have power: (a) upon application of the participating college to construct,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-31 Construction loans; terms
    The authority also shall have power: (a) to make loans to any private college for the construction of projects in accordance with a loan agreement...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-32 Power of private colleges to mortgage
    For the purpose of obtaining and securing loans under section 18A:72A-31 every private college shall, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, have power to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-33 Moneys; separate account
    Moneys of the authority received from any private college in payment of any sum due to the authority pursuant to the terms of any loan...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-34 Authority; construction, operation and management
    (a) Whenever the authority under section 18A:72A-30 undertakes to construct, acquire or otherwise provide and operate and manage a project, the authority shall be responsible...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-35 Private colleges; pledges
    Any pledge of moneys, earnings, income or revenues authorized with respect to private colleges, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, shall be valid and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-36 Construction of chapter
    This chapter, being necessary for the welfare of the state and its inhabitants, shall be liberally construed to effect the purposes thereof.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-37 No liability or pledge of credit of state
    Nothing contained in this chapter shall be deemed or construed to create or constitute a debt, liability, or a loan or pledge of the credit,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-38 Powers supplemental and not derogatory
    The foregoing sections of this chapter shall be deemed to provide an additional and alternative method for the doing of the things authorized thereby, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-39 Inconsistent laws inapplicable
    The powers granted to the authority by this chapter may be exercised without regard or reference to any department or agency of the state. All...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-40 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Equipment Leasing Fund Act." L.1993,c.136,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-41 Findings, declarations.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Higher education plays a vital role in the economic development of the nation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-42 Higher education equipment leasing fund; issuance of bonds.
    5. a. There is created within the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to chapter 72A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-43 Allocation of moneys.
    6.     The moneys deposited into the fund created pursuant to section 5 of P.L.1993, c.136 (C.18A:72A-42) shall be allocated in the following manner:  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-44 Lease agreements to finance acquisition of higher education equipment
    7. The authority may enter into a lease agreement with a public or private institution of higher education to finance the acquisition of higher education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-45 Approval for lease agreements.
    8.     The authority shall not enter into a lease agreement with an institution of higher education unless the Secretary of Higher Education has approved...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-45.1 JBOC approval required for lease agreement.
    23.     The authority shall not enter into a lease agreement with an institution of higher education without the review and approval of the Joint...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-46 Amount retained by State to satisfy deficiency
    9. a. To assure the continued operation and solvency of the leasing fund program, the authority shall require that if an institution of higher education...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-47 Annual report.
    10.     The Secretary of Higher Education shall annually submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature on the higher education equipment purchases at...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-48 Rules, regulations.
    11.     The Secretary of Higher Education, in consultation with the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-49 Short title
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Facilities Trust Fund Act." L.1993,c.375,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-50 Findings, declarations
    2. The Legislature finds and declares that: a. Higher education plays a vital role in the economic development of the nation and of the State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-51 "Higher Education Facilities Trust Fund"
    3. There is created within the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:72A-1 et seq., the "Higher Education Facilities Trust Fund," hereinafter referred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-52 Use of trust fund
    4. The trust fund shall be used to provide grants to New Jersey's public and private institutions of higher education for the cost, or a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-53 Allocation of initial grants.
    5.     The initial grants from the trust fund shall be allocated as follows:      a.     $48,000,000 for facilities at the State Colleges;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-54 Application for grant.
    6. a. The governing board of a public or private institution of higher education may determine, by resolution, to apply for a grant from the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-55 List of selection criteria.
    7.     In order to ensure the most effective utilization of the moneys in the trust fund and to guide governing boards which elect to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-56 "Higher Education Facilities Trust Fund Board."
    8.     In order to ensure proper oversight and review, there is created the "Higher Education Facilities Trust Fund Board" which shall consist of four...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-57 Issuance of bonds, notes.
    9. a. The authority shall from time to time issue bonds or notes in an amount sufficient to finance the grants provided under this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-58 Rules, regulations.
    11.     The Secretary of Higher Education, in consultation with the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-59 Short title.
    1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Technology Infrastructure Fund Act."      L.1997,c.238,s.1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-60 Findings, declarations relative to higher education technology infrastructure.
    2. The Legislature finds and declares that:      a. New Jersey's public and independent colleges and universities contribute substantially to the local, State, and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-61 "Higher Education Technology Infrastructure Fund."
    3. There is created within the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to N.J.S.18A:72A-1 et seq., the "Higher Education Technology Infrastructure Fund," hereinafter referred...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-62 Use of technology fund.
    4. The technology fund shall be used to develop technology infrastructure within and among New Jersey's institutions of higher education in order to provide access...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-63 Grant conditions, allocations.
    5.     The use of a grant from the technology fund shall require a matching amount from an institution equal to the amount of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-64 Application for grant, conditions.
    6. a. The governing board of a public or private institution of higher education may determine, by resolution, to apply for a grant from the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-64.1 JBOC approval required for provision of grant funding.
    24.     The authority shall not provide grant funding without the review and approval of the Joint Budget Oversight Committee. The Joint Budget Oversight Committee...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-65 Issuance of bonds, notes.
    7. a. The authority shall from time to time issue bonds or notes in an amount sufficient to finance the grants provided under this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-66 Agreements between authority and institutions of higher education.
    8. The authority may enter into an agreement with a public or private institution of higher education to finance the acquisition of higher education technology...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-67 Approval for entry into agreements.
    9.     The authority shall not enter into an agreement with an institution of higher education unless the Secretary of Higher Education has approved the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-68 Financing of matching amounts.
    10. a. To finance the matching amounts for institutions of higher education which have received grants from the technology fund, the authority may from time...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-69 Criteria for approval, specific information in grant application.
    11.     In order to ensure the most effective utilization of the moneys in the technology fund and to guide governing boards which elect to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-70 Rules, regulations.
    12.     The Secretary of Higher Education, in consultation with the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, shall adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-71 Report to Governor, Legislature.
    13.     The Secretary of Higher Education shall annually submit a report to the Governor and the Legislature on the higher education technology infrastructure purchases...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-73 Findings, declarations relative to facilities improvements at institutions of higher education.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Higher education plays a vital role in the economic development of the nation...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-74 "Higher Education Capital Improvement Fund."
    3.     There is created within the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to chapter 72A of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-75 Use of capital improvement fund.
    4.     The capital improvement fund shall be used to provide grants to New Jersey's four-year public and private institutions of higher education for the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-76 Allocation of fund.
    5. a. An amount not to exceed $550,000,000 in the capital improvement fund shall be allocated as follows:      $169,000,000 for Rutgers, The State...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-77 Application for grant.
    6. a. The governing board of a four-year public or private institution of higher education may determine, by resolution, to apply for a grant from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-78 Issuance of bonds, notes, other obligations.
    7. a. The authority shall from time to time issue bonds, notes or other obligations in an amount sufficient to finance the grants provided under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-79 Retention of amount to ensure repayment.
    8. a. The authority shall require that if an institution of higher education fails or is unable to pay the authority in full, when due,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-81 Short title.
    47. Sections 47 through 49 of P.L.2009, c.90 (C.18A:72A-81 et seq.) shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Partnership Agreements Act."...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-82 Definitions relative to higher education partnership agreements.
    48.     As used in sections 48 and 49 of P.L.2009, c.90 (C.18A:72A-82 and C.18A:72A-83):      "Board" means the Local Finance Board established in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72A-83 Higher education partnership agreements.
    49. A municipality and an institution of higher education may enter into a higher education partnership agreement for the development of a higher education project....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-15 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Independent College and University Assistance Act." L.1979, c. 132, s. 1, eff. July 6,
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-16 Legislative findings and determinations
    The Legislature finds and determines that: a. This State remains committed by law and public policy to the development and preservation of a planned and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-17 Definitions
    3. As used in this act: a. "Eligible institution" or "institution" means only those independent institutions of higher education incorporated and located in this State,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-18 Payment to institutions; formula; distribution of funds
    4. The State Treasurer, subject to the availability of appropriations, is authorized to contract with eligible independent colleges and universities in this State to provide...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-19 Maintenance of funds; audit of records
    5. Funds received by an institution pursuant to this act shall be maintained in a separate ledger account. Each institution shall cause an audit of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-20 Suspension and recovery of funds
    6. In the event any institution shall expend such funds in violation of the provisions of this act or the rules or regulations of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-21 Inapplicability of prohibition on disbursements to denominational schools
    The provisions of N.J.S. 18A:62-2 shall not be applicable to this act. L.1979, c. 132, s. 7, eff. July 6, 1979.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-22 Rules and policies
    8. The State Treasurer shall promulgate rules and adopt policies and make all determinations necessary for the proper administration and enforcement of the provisions of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-23 Severability
    If any part of this act shall be held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts of this act. If...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-24 Reduction of distributions if funds insufficient
    If the funds appropriated for the purposes of this act are insufficient to provide full funding under the formula contained herein, then the funds shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-25 "School" defined
    1. As used in this act: "School" means the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. L.1987,c.312,s.1; amended 1994,c.48,s.247.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-26 Contract for acceptance of New Jersey residents
    2. The State Treasurer is authorized to contract with the Morehouse School of Medicine for the acceptance of New Jersey residents to study medicine. L.1987,c.312,s.2;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-27 Eligibility
    3. Commencing with the first year class to be admitted for the 1987-88 academic year, the treasurer shall contract with the school for the acceptance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-28 Review of admissions procedures, records
    4. The treasurer, at his discretion, shall periodically review the school's admissions procedures and records to determine if these procedures comply with the terms of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-29 Financial assistance
    Any student admitted to the school pursuant to this act is eligible for all financial assistance in the same manner as if the student is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-30 $11,000 per year per student
    6. The treasurer shall pay to the school $11,000.00 per year for each eligible student attending the school pursuant to this act, provided that the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-31 Conditions
    7. a. To be certified by the treasurer as eligible for admission to the school pursuant to this act, the applicant shall (1) be a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72B-32 Resident training program
    8. The school, at a time agreed upon with the treasurer, shall implement a resident training program with a New Jersey hospital, if it is...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72C-1 Creation; location
    There are hereby created three distinguished chairs which shall be known as Albert Einstein Chairs for Scholarly Studies. One chair shall be located at the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72C-2 Selection of scholars; tenure
    2. Each institution awarded an Einstein Chair under this act shall select an outstanding scholar to fill the chair on such terms and conditions as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72C-3 Use of funds
    An institution awarded an Einstein Chair may utilize funds appropriated under this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research assistants and such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72E-1 Richard J. Hughes Chair for Constitutional and Public Law Service, creation
    There is created at the Seton Hall University School of Law a distinguished chair which shall be known as The Richard J. Hughes Chair for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72E-2 Selection of scholar
    2. Subject to available appropriations, Seton Hall shall select an outstanding scholar to fill the chair on such terms and conditions as may be agreed...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72E-3 Support necessary for research conducted by holder of chair
    Seton Hall University may utilize funds appropriated for the purposes of this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research assistants and such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72E-4 Inapplicability of prohibition of disbursements to denominational schools
    The provisions of N.J.S. 18A:62-2 shall not be applicable to this act. L.1980, c. 154, s. 4, eff. Nov. 26, 1980.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-1 Short title.
    1.     This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Minority Faculty Advancement Program Act."      L.1984,c.189,s.1; amended 1999, c.46, s.52.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-2 Findings, declarations.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     Within New Jersey colleges and universities minority faculty members with doctoral degrees in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-3 Definitions relative to minority faculty advancement.
    3.     As used in this act:      a.     "Eligible discipline" means an academic discipline in which minority individuals are underrepresented as determined...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-4 Minority Faculty Advancement Program.
    4. a. There is established within the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education a Minority Faculty Advancement Program.      To increase the representation of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-5 Application procedure.
    5.     Eligible program participants who entered the program prior to the effective date of P.L.1999, c.46 (N.J.S.18A:71A-1 et al.), and who seek loans to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-6 Loan redemption.
    6.     Nonfederal direct loans obtained pursuant to section 5 of this act and Federal Family Education Loans together with interest thereon secured after admission...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-7 Faculty service requirements.
    7.     Faculty service requirements for loan redemption purposes pursuant to section 6 of P.L.1984, c.189 (C.18A:72F-6) shall be satisfied at any New Jersey college...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-8 Nullification of contract.
    8.     Program participants who entered the program prior to the effective date of P.L.1999, c.46 (N.J.S.18A:71A-1 et al.), and who have entered into redemption...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-9 Nullification of service obligation.
    9.     In case of a program participant's death or total or permanent disability, the executive director of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-10 Periodic evaluation.
    10.     The impact of the program on the representation of New Jersey college and university minority faculty members with doctoral degrees in the designated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-11 Rules, regulations.
    11.     The Commission on Higher Education shall promulgate such rules and regulations in accordance with the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.)...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72F-13 Funds budgeted for "Minority Faculty Advancement Program Act."
    18.     In any fiscal year, the Commission on Higher Education shall include in its proposed budget for that year the amount identified by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72G-1 Durant Chair
    There is created at Saint Peter's College a distinguished chair which shall be known as the Will and Ariel Durant Chair in Humanities. L. 1985,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72G-2 Selection of scholar
    2. Saint Peter's College shall select an outstanding scholar to fill the chair on such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon, subject to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72G-3 Use of funds
    Saint Peter's College may utilize funds appropriated for the purposes of this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research assistants and such...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Higher Education Services for Visually Impaired, Auditorily Impaired and Learning Disabled Students Act." L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. It is a fundamental aspiration of the people of New Jersey that individuals are afforded the opportunity to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-3 Definitions.
    3.     As used in this act:      a.     "Auditorily impaired" means a hearing impairment of such severity that the individual depends primarily...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-4 Higher Education Services for Visually Impaired, Auditorily and Learning Disabled Students Program
    4. There is established a Higher Education Services for Visually Impaired, Auditorily and Learning Disabled Students Program within the Commission on Higher Education. The program...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-5 Documentation required
    In order for a learning disabled student to qualify as an eligible student, the student shall submit to the department documentation by a competent authority...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-6 Duties of commission
    6. The Commission on Higher Education shall: a. Enter into agreements with any individual, agency or public or independent institution of higher education in this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-7 Advisory board
    7. To assist in fulfilling the duties and responsibilities relating to this act, the commission shall appoint an advisory board, which shall be broadly representative...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-8 Rules, regulations
    8. The commission shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to implement the provisions of this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72H-9 Use of funds
    If in any fiscal year, the funds made available under this act are not sufficient to fully fund all services and activities required pursuant to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72I-1 Wallenberg professorship
    There is created at Rutgers, The State University within the Department of History a distinguished visiting professorship which shall be known as the Raoul Wallenberg...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72I-2 Selection by Rutgers
    Rutgers, The State University shall select an outstanding individual whose scholarship, teaching and public service reflect the humanitarian ideals of Raoul Wallenberg to serve as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72I-3 Use of funds
    Rutgers, The State University may utilize funds appropriated for the purposes of this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research assistants and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-1 Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarship Act of 1986." L. 1987, c. 183, s. 1.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-2 Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarships.
    2.     There are created the Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarships which shall be maintained by the State and awarded and administered pursuant to this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-3 Annual scholarships
    A Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarship shall be awarded annually by the board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund to 15 New...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-4 Requirements
    No person shall be awarded a Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarship unless: a. The person has been a resident of New Jersey for a period...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-5 Amount of scholarship
    The amount of a Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarship shall be established by the board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund but...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-6 Renewal
    Each Martin Luther King Physician-Dentist Scholarship shall be renewable annually for up to four years except that each scholarship shall remain in effect only if...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72J-7 Rules, regulations
    The board of directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72K-1 Chair in Women's Studies
    There is created at Douglass College at Rutgers, The State University a distinguished chair which shall be known as the Chair in Women's Studies. P.L....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72K-2 Selection of scholar
    2. Douglass College shall select a distinguished scholar to fill the chair for a term of up to two years upon such terms and conditions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72K-3 Use of funds
    Douglass College may utilize funds appropriated for the purpose of this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research assistants and such other...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72L-1 Millicent Fenwick Research Professorship in Education and Public Issues
    1. There is established at Monmouth College a distinguished professorship which shall be known as the Millicent Fenwick Research Professorship in Education and Public Issues.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72L-2 Monmouth College to select professor
    2. Monmouth College shall select the individuals to fill the professorship for such periods of time and upon such terms and conditions as may be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-1 Definitions.
    1.     As used in this act:      "Eligible discipline" means an academic discipline in which minority individuals are underrepresented as determined by the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-2 Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program.
    2.     There is established a Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program within the Commission on Higher Education. The purpose of the program is to identify academically...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-3 Procedures to select fellows in the program, advisor duties.
    3.     The Commission on Higher Education shall establish policies and procedures for the nomination and selection as program fellows of academically talented minority undergraduate...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-4 Stipends.
    4.     Each fellow shall receive a stipend in the amount of $1,000 per semester during the senior year of study and an amount not...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-5 Evaluation of program.
    5.     The Commission on Higher Education in consultation with the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund and the New Jersey...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-6 Rules, regulations.
    6.     The Commission on Higher Education shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72M-7 Use of Minority Faculty Advancement Program funding.
    7.     The commission may utilize funding received under the "Minority Faculty Advancement Program Act," P.L.1984, c.189 (C.18A:72F-1 et seq.) in making payments under this...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72N-2 Selection of scholar, practitioner to fill chair.
    2.     Subject to available appropriations, the Center for the American Woman and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72N-3 Utilization of funds appropriated.
    3.     The Center for the American Woman and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers, The State University may utilize funds appropriated...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72O-1 Henry John Raimondo Chair in Urban Public Policy Research.
    1.     There is established at New Jersey City University a distinguished chair which shall be known as the Henry John Raimondo Chair in Urban...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72O-2 Selection, responsibilities of person appointed to chair.
    2.     Subject to available appropriations, New Jersey City University shall select an outstanding scholar to fill the chair for a term of up to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:72O-3 Utilization of funds appropriated.
    3.     New Jersey City University may utilize funds appropriated for the purposes of this act for the provision of equipment, supplies, clerical and research...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-20 State museum under control of New Jersey State Museum.
    18A:73-20. The present State museum, including all of its collections and exhibits, shall be under the control and management of the New Jersey State Museum...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-20.2 Findings, declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The Medal of Honor, instituted in 1861 for the Navy and in 1862 for the Army, is awarded...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-20.3 New Jersey State Museum to collect Medals of Honor and related memorabilia
    a. The New Jersey State Museum, in cooperation with the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, shall develop and implement a program to collect Medals...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-21 Preamble, purpose of article
    The legislature finds that: (a) The public pride in the history of New Jersey generated by temporary historical commissions, especially the civil war centennial commission...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-22 Membership of New Jersey Historical Commission
    18A:73-22. There is hereby established in the Department of State, a division called the New Jersey Historical Commission to be composed of 17 members as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-22.1 Findings, declarations relative to support of activities in New Jersey history
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that:      a.     The Task Force on New Jersey History was established pursuant to P.L.1994, c.146...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-22.2 Definitions relative to support of activities in New Jersey history
    2.     For the purposes of this act:      "General operating support" means support for expenses incurred in categories such as, but not limited...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-22.3 Establishment of programs
    3. a. The New Jersey Historical Commission within the Department of State shall establish:      (1) A program for the purpose of awarding grants...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-22.4 Establishment of fund, uses
    4. a. There is hereby established within the Department of State a revolving, nonlapsing fund which shall be credited with the monies appropriated in section...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-23 Expenses of members; no compensation; vacancies
    The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled to reimbursement for expenses incurred by them in performing their duties as...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-24 Organization
    The commission shall meet, as soon as may be following appointment of its members, at the call of the commissioner.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25 Advisory capacity to public and private agencies
    (a) The commission shall be responsible for serving in an advisory capacity to State departments and agencies and public educational institutions in connection with activities...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.1 Legislative findings and declarations
    The Legislature finds and declares that: a. The Afro-American population of the State of New Jersey and the United States of America has made unique...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.2 New Jersey Afro-American history program; establishment; purpose
    There is established a New Jersey Afro-American History Program to be directed, administered and conducted by the New Jersey Historical Commission. It is the purpose...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.3 Activities
    The program shall include such activities as the commission deems desirable and practicable and shall include: a. Conducting, sponsoring and assisting scholarly research and publication;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.4 Program director and other employees
    The New Jersey Historical Commission shall employ a program director and such other personnel as may be necessary to implement the provisions of this act...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.5 Findings, declarations, determinations relative to recognition of historical, cultural sites with roadside markers.
    1.     The Legislature finds and declares that New Jersey, one of the original 13 colonies and crossroads of the American revolution, has a distinguished...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.6 Program to identify, propose sites of historical, cultural significance.
    2.     The New Jersey Historical Commission, in consultation with the New Jersey Heritage Tourism Task Force established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.2006, c.60,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.7 Application process; vendors; registry; notification program.
    3. a. The New Jersey Historical Commission shall develop an application process to be followed by local government units, nonprofit charitable organizations, and civic organizations...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-25.8 Duties, authority of commission.
    4. a. The New Jersey Historical Commission, within the limits of funds appropriated therefor or otherwise made available to it, may (1) commence the roadside...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-26 Responsibility for administration of State Library.
    11.     Upon the enactment of P.L.2001, c.137 (C.18A:73-42.1 et al.), Thomas Edison State College shall be responsible for the administration of the State Library....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-27 State Library personnel.
    12. The State Library shall consist of the State Librarian and such other personnel as the President of Thomas Edison State College may deem necessary...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-32 State Librarian, qualifications.
    17.     The State Librarian shall be a graduate of an accredited university or college and shall, prior to the appointment, have graduated from a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-33 Position of State Librarian established, duties.
    18.     The position of State Librarian is hereby established.      The President of Thomas Edison State College shall appoint the State Librarian. The...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-33.1 Annual report.
    6. a. In addition to the duties prescribed in section 18 of P.L.1969, c.158 (C.18A:73-33), the State Librarian shall on or before October 31 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-34 Appointment of staff, compensation.
    19. a. The President of Thomas Edison State College or the designee thereof shall, with the advice of the State Librarian, appoint all professional staff...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35 Duties of State Library.
    20.     The State Library shall:      (a)     Maintain library resources and information services over a broad range of subjects which affect the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35a Short title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Library Network Law." L.1983, c. 486, s. 1, eff. Jan. 17, 1984.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35b Findings, declarations concerning a Statewide library network.
    2.     The Legislature finds and declares that promoting cooperation among the various types of libraries in New Jersey will provide this State's residents with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35c Definitions relative to the library network.
    3.     As used in this act:      a.     "President" means the President of Thomas Edison State College or the designee thereof;  ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35d Additional duties concerning the network.
    4.     In addition to the duties prescribed in section 20 of P.L.1969, c.158 (C.18A:73-35), the State Library shall establish, organize, supervise and fund the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35e Cooperative services
    Any library eligible for participation in the library network is authorized to enter into agreements with other such libraries to provide and receive cooperative library...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35f State funding restriction.
    8.     To provide an efficient and effective library network in accordance with objectives of this act, no regional library cooperative or any library with...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35g Budget estimates.
    9.     On or before November 15 in each year, the State Librarian, with the approval of the President, shall estimate the amount necessary to...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35g1 Funding of library network.
    8.     Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, all funds previously appropriated to fund area libraries pursuant to N.J.S.18A:74-4 and research...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35h Payments.
    10.     The sums payable pursuant to this act shall be payable on October 1 following the final determination in each year. Payments shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35i Rules, regulations.
    11.     The State Librarian may, with the approval of the President, promulgate pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c. 410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.),...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35j Appropriations.
    12.     There shall be appropriated in the first fiscal year following the receipt by the Legislature of the first annual report and in each...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-35.1 Purchases without advertisement for bids.
    1.     The State Librarian may, within the limits of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the State Library, purchase the following without advertising...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-36 Publications from custodian of State House
    The State Librarian shall annually receive from the custodian of the State House for reference use and for deposit and exchange purposes not less than...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-37 Informative materials accessible to legislature
    The State Librarian shall collect and keep up to date and readily accessible to the Legislature, and to other persons within proper regulations, such materials...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-38 Hours of operation of State Library.
    23.     The State Library shall be kept open during the normal working hours of State Government and at all times during which the Legislature...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-38.1 Certain buildings to remain State property, use of property.
    59.     The State Library building located at 185 East State Street in Trenton, Mercer County, and the State Library for the Blind and Handicapped,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-39 Application, acceptance of grants, funds.
    24.     The President of Thomas Edison State College may apply for and accept on behalf of the State of New Jersey and, through the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-40 Designation of agency to carry out purpose of law.
    25.     In the event that under or pursuant to any such Federal law it is required that a State agency be designated to carry...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-41 Custody, use of federal funds.
    26.     Thomas Edison State College shall receive and provide for the proper custody of any funds granted by the Federal Government for such public...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-42.1 Rules for administration of State Library.
    58.     Unless provided for elsewhere to the contrary, the State Library, with the approval of the President of Thomas Edison State College, may promulgate,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-43 Legislative joint committee; review of library and programs; recommendations
    A joint committee of the Legislature shall be appointed which shall examine and review the library and its programs, particularly the legislative reference services, make...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-43.1 "Library," "library record" defined
    For the purposes of this act: a. "Library" means a library maintained by any State or local governmental agency, school, college, or industrial, commercial or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-43.2 Confidentiality; exceptions
    Library records which contain the names or other personally identifying details regarding the users of libraries are confidential and shall not be disclosed except in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-43.3 Rules, regulations
    The State Librarian shall adopt pursuant to section 18 of P.L. 1969, c. 158 (C. 18A:73-33) and the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L. 1968, c. 410...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-43.4 Disbursement of funds appropriated for State Library to Thomas Edison State College.
    60. a. The State Treasurer shall disburse to Thomas Edison State College the amount of funds appropriated in the direct State services portion of the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-44 Short title
    This act shall be known as and may be cited as the "New Jersey Educational Research and Museum Development Act." L.1977, c. 399, s. 1,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-45 Legislative findings and determinations
    The Legislature hereby finds and determines that it is in the interest of the citizens of the State of New Jersey to encourage the development...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-46 Encouragement of development of public and nonprofit museums
    The Department of Education and the commissioner thereof acting through the agencies of said department including the Divisions of the State Museum and Research, Planning...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-47 Agreements for cooperation and assistance by department and division
    In furtherance of the objectives of this act, the commissioner or, with his approval, the Director of the State Museum may enter into agreements providing...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:73-48 State museum defined
    For the purposes of this act and the statutes herein supplemented, the State Museum shall consist of the existing State Museum and such other museums...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-1 Short title
    This chapter shall be known as the "state library aid law."
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-2 Definitions
    For the purposes of this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: "Annual expenditure for library services" shall mean the sum expended during...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-3 State aid to libraries
    18A:74-3. State funds shall be provided annually as follows: a. Each municipality or county that supports, in whole or in part, library service from municipal...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-3.1 Counties with libraries, apportionment of per capita aid
    2. In those counties which have established county libraries pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1963, c.46 (C.40:33-5.1), the apportionment of per capita aid shall be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-3.2 Distribution of State aid.
    1.     Thomas Edison State College shall annually, within the limitations of amounts appropriated by the Legislature, distribute funds pursuant to rules and regulations adopted...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-3.3 Distribution of funds for audiovisual services.
    2.     Thomas Edison State College, after consultation with the State Librarian, shall annually, within the limitations of amounts appropriated by the Legislature, distribute funds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-3.4 Services for institutionalized persons.
    3.     Thomas Edison State College, after consultation with the State Librarian, shall annually, within the limitations of amounts appropriated by the Legislature, distribute funds...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-4.1 Provision of optical scanners.
    1.     The Thomas Edison State College, after consultation with the State Librarian, and after consultation with the Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-6 Emergency aid; incentive grant.
    18A:74-6. There shall be appropriated annually the sum of $200,000.00 to be distributed by Thomas Edison State College and in accordance with its rules and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-7 Determination of appropriation.
    18A:74-7. On or before November 15 in each year, the State Library shall estimate the amount necessary to be appropriated to carry out the provisions...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-8 Payment of State aid; date, method.
    18A:74-8. The sums payable as State aid, as finally determined by the State Library shall be payable on October 1 following the final determination in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-9 Application of benefits to library services
    Benefits received pursuant to this chapter shall not be applied to any other purpose than library services maintained pursuant to chapters 33 and 54 of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-10 Compliance with regulations, standards.
    18A:74-10. In order to participate in any apportionment made according to the provisions of this chapter, municipalities and counties shall comply with the regulations and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-11 Annual reports
    On or before March 1 in each year each library receiving state aid according to the provisions of this chapter shall make and transmit a...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-12 Enforcement of law and regulations.
    18A:74-12. The Department of the Treasury, at the request of the State Librarian, is hereby empowered to withhold any form of State Library aid from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-13 Appropriations, allocation.
    18A:74-13. There is hereby appropriated for the purposes of this chapter such sums as may be included therefor in any annual or supplemental appropriation. In...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-14 Short title
    This act shall be known as the "New Jersey Library Construction Incentive Act." L.1973, c. 381, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1973.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-15 Public policy
    It is hereby declared to be the public policy of the State of New Jersey to encourage, promote and support the extension of public library...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-16 Definitions relative to library construction.
    3.     For the purposes of this act unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:      a.     "Act" means the "New Jersey Library Construction...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-17 Administration of act.
    4.     The administration of this act shall be governed by rules and regulations recommended and promulgated by the State Librarian with the approval of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-18 Participation in grants.
    5.     In order to participate in any grant made according to the provisions of this act, the applicant shall comply with the rules and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-19 Reimbursement for project costs.
    6.     The President shall reimburse each authorized applicant whose application has been approved for a portion of its eligible project costs, determined in accordance...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-20 Project costs eligible for grants.
    7.     The following project costs shall be eligible for grants, at the discretion of the President, when incurred after the date of project approval,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-21 Projects to be accessible, usable by handicapped persons.
    8.     The President shall require that projects constructed with the use of State funds under this act shall, to the extent appropriate be accessible...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-22 Credit to State for unused facilities, equipment, land.
    9.     Whenever public library facilities, items of equipment or land to which the State has contributed funds under this act are not used for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-23 Costs of administration and supervision of act; limitation
    All costs attributable to the administration and supervision of this act and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder shall not exceed 8% of the total...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-24 Definitions relative to public library project grant program
    1.     For the purposes of this act:      "Area" means all or part of one or more political subdivisions of the State of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-25 "Public Library Project Fund."
    2.     The "Public Library Project Fund" is established as a separate account in the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority to carry out the purposes...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-26 Public Library Construction Advisory Board.
    3.     There is created a Public Library Construction Advisory Board to be comprised of seven members as follows: the Secretary of State or the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-27 Project costs eligible for grants.
    4.     The following project costs shall be eligible for grants, at the discretion of the board:      a.     Construction of new buildings...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:74-28 Issuance of bonds, notes, other obligations; cap.
    5. a. The authority shall from time to time issue bonds, notes or other obligations in an amount sufficient to finance the grants provided under...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-1 Compact; preamble
    The Compact for Education is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in the form substantially as follows:...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-2 Article I. Purpose and policy
    A. It is the purpose of this compact to: 1. Establish and maintain close cooperation and understanding among executive, legislative, professional, educational and lay leadership...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-3 Article II. State defined
    As used in this compact, "state" means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-4 Article III. The commission
    A. The Education Commission of the states, hereinafter called "the commission," is hereby established. The commission shall consist of seven members representing each party state....
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-5 Article IV. Powers
    In addition to authority conferred on the commission by other provisions of the compact, the commission shall have authority to: 1. Collect, correlate, analyze and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-6 Article V. Cooperation with federal government
    A. If the laws of the United States specifically so provide, or if administrative provision is made therefor within the federal government, the United States...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-7 Article VI. Committees
    A. To assist in the expeditious conduct of its business when the full commission is not meeting, the commission shall elect a steering committee of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-8 Article VII. Finance
    A. The commission shall advise the governor or designated officer or officers of each party state of its budget and estimated expenditures for such period...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-9 Article VIII. Eligible parties; entry into and withdrawal
    A. This compact shall have as eligible parties all states, territories, and possessions of the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-10 Article IX. Construction and severability
    This compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if any phrase,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-11 New Jersey members; appointment; compensation, etc.
    New Jersey shall be represented on the commission established by Article III of the compact by the governor, four members appointed by the governor from...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75-12 Bylaws and amendments filed
    Pursuant to Article III(I) of the compact, the commission shall file a copy of its bylaws and any amendments thereto with the secretary of state.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-1 Short title.
    1.     The "Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children" is hereby enacted and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-2 Purpose.
    2.     Article I: Purpose      It is the purpose of this compact to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-3 Definitions.
    3.     Article II: Definitions      As used in this compact, unless the context clearly requires a different construction:      a.     "Active...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-4 Applicability.
    4.     Article III: Applicability      a.     Except as otherwise provided in subsection b. of this section, this compact shall apply to the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-5 Educational records and enrollment.
    5.     Article IV: Educational Records and Enrollment      a.     Unofficial or "hand-carried" education records - In the event that official education records...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-6 Placement and attendance.
    6.     Article V: Placement and Attendance      a.     Course placement - When the student transfers before or during the school year, the...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-7 Eligibility.
    7.     Article VI: Eligibility      a.     Eligibility for enrollment      (1)     Special power of attorney, relative to the guardianship of...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-8 Graduation.
    8.     Article VII: Graduation      In order to facilitate the on-time graduation of children of military families states and local education agencies shall...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-9 State coordination.
    9.     Article VIII: State Coordination      a.     Each member state shall, through the creation of a State Council or use of an...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-10 Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
    10. Article IX: Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children      The member states hereby create the "Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-11 Powers and duties of the interstate commission.
    11. Article X: Powers and Duties of the Interstate Commission      The Interstate Commission shall have the following powers:      a.     To...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-12 Organization and operation of the interstate commission.
    12. Article XI: Organization and Operation of the Interstate Commission      a.     The Interstate Commission shall, by a majority of the members present...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-13 Rulemaking functions of the interstate commission.
    13. Article XII: Rulemaking Functions of the Interstate Commission      a.     Rulemaking Authority - The Interstate Commission shall promulgate reasonable rules in order...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-14 Oversight, enforcement, and dispute resolution.
    14. Article XIII: Oversight, Enforcement, and Dispute Resolution      a.     Oversight      (1)     The executive, legislative and judicial branches of state...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-15 Financing of the interstate commission.
    15. Article XIV: Financing of the Interstate Commission      a.     The Interstate Commission shall pay, or provide for the payment of the reasonable...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-16 Member states, effective date, and amendment.
    16. Article XV: Member States, Effective Date, and Amendment      a.     Any state is eligible to become a member state.      b. ...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-17 Withdrawal and dissolution.
    17. Article XVI: Withdrawal and Dissolution      a.     Withdrawal      (1)     Once effective, the compact shall continue in force and remain...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-18 Severability and construction.
    18. Article XVII: Severability and Construction      a.     The provisions of this compact shall be severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:75A-19 Binding effect of compact and other laws.
    19. Article XVIII: Binding Effect of Compact and Other Laws      a.     Other Laws      (1)     Nothing herein prevents the enforcement...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:76-1 Construction
    This law is a revision law and the provisions hereof, not inconsistent with prior laws, shall be construed as a continuation of such prior laws...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:76-2 Provisions severable
    If any provision of any section, article, subarticle, chapter or title of this law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:76-3 Repealers
    All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this revision law except those specifically saved from repeal are hereby superseded and repealed, and without limiting...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:76-4 Effective date
    This law shall take effect January 1, 1968.
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:3-5 1966, c. 302, article (C. 18:21A-34 to C. 18:21A-44 incl.)
    ARTICLE V 34. All appropriations and other moneys available and to become available to any department, division, bureau or other agency, the functions, powers and...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-32 1943, c. 187 (C. 18:5-50.14 to C. 18:5-50.16 incl.)
    1. Any person holding office, position or employment under the government of any public school district or county vocational school system of this State or...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:6-33 1944, c. 226 (C. 18:4A-1 to C. 18:4A-4 incl.)
    1. Every person holding office, position or employment other than for a fixed term or period in the public school system of this State who,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-39 R.S. 18:5-18
    Districts consolidated prior to 1903, continued. Wherever prior to October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three, any township, incorporated town or borough school district...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-40 R.S. 18:5-19
    Bonds issued prior to 1903 by consolidated district. Where any school district issued bonds prior to October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three, for...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:8-41 1947, c. 86, s. 29 (C. 18:5-17.29)
    29. Sections 18:5-14 to 18:5-17, both inclusive, of the Revised Statutes and "An act relating to the public schools of this State, and supplementing chapter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-4.1 1967, c. 75
    1. Whenever it shall be determined that it is necessary to raise in any school district, additional sums of money, over and above the amount...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-28.1 1964, c. 73, s. 8 (C. 18:5-84.2)
    8. Proceedings for the authorization of bonds by any school district initiated by adoption of a resolution of the board of education of the school...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:24-62 R.S. 18:7-84
    Notes for certain purposes; bonds to redeem notes. Whenever the board of education of a school district has heretofore issued and sold or shall hereafter...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:28-7 1957, c. 181, s. 4 (C. 18:14-64.1d)
    4. Section 18:14-64.1 of the Revised Statutes is repealed, provided that the repeal of the said act shall not in any manner affect any tenure...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:58-19 1954, c. 85, s. 18 (C. 18:10-29.47)
    18. Repealers. The following acts and parts of acts and all amendments and supplements thereto are hereby repealed: P.L.1946, c. 63; P.L.1948, c. 66; P.L.1951,...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:65-9.1 1956, c. 61, s. 36 (C. 18:22-15.60)
    36. (a) Section 3 of Chapter 49 of the Laws of 1945, approved March 26, 1945 (R.S. 18:22-15.3), is hereby repealed, effective September 1, 1956;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-91 1955, c. 37, s. 3 (C. 18:13-112.5)
    3. Sections 24 to 110, inclusive, of chapter 13 of Title 18 of the Revised Statutes of New Jersey with all amendments and supplements thereto...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-92 1966, c. 66, s. 11 (C. 18:13-112.70f)
    11. The following acts and parts of acts are repealed, effective July 1, 1966: P.L.1955, c. 37, s. 68; P.L.1956, c. 218; P.L.1960, c. 123;...
  • New Jersey Statutes 18A:66-93 1966, c. 66, s. 12 (C. 18:13-112.35a)
    12. The liabilities established pursuant to section 33(a) of the act to which this act is amendatory and supplementary on account of veteran members employed...

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