New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:19-4 - Audit Of Claims; Warrants For Payments; Exemptions.

18A:19-4 Audit of claims; warrants for payments; exemptions.

18A:19-4. a. All claims and demands against the board of education, except those which are to be paid from funds derived from athletic events or other activities of pupil organizations, shall, unless otherwise provided by resolution of the board of education, be examined, audited, and certified in writing by the secretary and presented by the secretary to the board of education for its approval at a regularly called meeting, and if found to be correct, shall be ordered paid by the board of education, whereupon the secretary and the president of the board of education and the chief school administrator shall issue and sign a warrant in payment therefor. In a district which has a treasurer of school moneys, the secretary thereupon shall forward the warrant to the treasurer of school moneys.

b.The provisions of subsection a. of this section shall not apply to payments made by a board of education for the provision of:

(1)telecommunications or basic cable service provided by a telecommunications or cable television company under the jurisdiction of the Board of Public Utilities;

(2)electric, gas, water, or sewer utility service provided by a public utility, as that term is defined pursuant to R.S.48:2-13, that is regulated by the Board of Public Utilities pursuant to Title 48 of the Revised Statutes; or

(3)a service that is provided under a contract between a public utility, as that term is defined pursuant to R.S.48:2-13, and a board of education that is approved by the Board of Public Utilities under which rates for service are controlled by the terms of the contract.

amended 1979, c.98, s.2; 1981, c.174, s.12; 1982, c.196, s.3; 2010, c.39, s.16; 2015, c.177, s.4.

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