New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:1aa-1 - State Council On Developmental Disabilities, Additional Powers, Duties.

30:1AA-1 State Council on Developmental Disabilities, additional powers, duties.

1. a. The State Council on Developmental Disabilities, established pursuant to Executive Order Number 20 of 1971, as amended by Executive Order Number 49 of 1973 and Executive Order Number 42 of 1976, is hereby established and continued in the Executive Branch of State Government.

b.For the purpose of complying with the provisions of Article V, Section IV, paragraph 1 of the New Jersey Constitution, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities is hereby allocated within the Department of Human Services, but, notwithstanding said allocation, the council shall be independent of any supervision or control by the department or any board or officer thereof, or any other cabinet-level department, board or officer thereof. The council shall operate in a manner that shall assure compliance with State and federal administrative, fiscal, legislative, procedural and personnel requirements.

c.In addition to the powers and duties herein provided, the State Council on Developmental Disabilities shall constitute the planning entity authorized in the "Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000," Pub.L.106-402, 42 U.S.C. s.15001 et seq., and shall exercise all the powers and duties as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes and provisions thereof.

L.1979,c.105,s.1; amended 2003, c.54, s.3.

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