New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:6-11 - Funds For Training Of Blind; Contributions From Federal Government

30:6-11. Funds for training of blind; contributions from federal government
When, upon investigation, the commission finds that any blind person who is a resident of this State may be enabled to earn his living in part or in whole, by a course of special instruction or training, the commission may, within the limit of available appropriations, grant sufficient funds to, or in behalf of, a blind individual for the purpose of defraying the cost of board, tuition, travel expenses, tools, and other necessary training charges.

The State Board of Control of Institutions and Agencies, or its duly authorized representative, is hereby empowered to negotiate with and enter into co-operative agreements with the Federal Government for the purpose of receiving contributions therefrom for the vocational rehabilitation of the blind and any funds so received shall be paid into the State treasury and held for the use of the commission to be used, together with funds obtained from the State and from other sources for the vocational rehabilitation of the blind, and for the payment and reimbursement due and growing out of the commission's administration of the State plan for the rehabilitation of the blind which shall include the setting up of necessary rules, regulations, standards, policies and methods of administration in conformity with applicable Federal law and regulation for promoting and carrying through the vocational rehabilitation of blind individuals. Any Federal funds received for administrative purposes shall be made available to the commission as part of its annual appropriation.

Amended by L.1944, c. 241, p. 802, s. 2; L.1967, c. 197, s. 1, eff. Aug. 15, 1967.

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