New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:6-16 - Instruction Of Certain Persons; Children; Rates.

30:6-16 Instruction of certain persons; children; rates.

30:6-16. An annual sum, the per capita amount of which for each pupil shall be fixed by the State House Commission, when appropriated by the Legislature, may be applied by the commission mentioned in R.S.30:6-1 for the instruction or placing for instruction in a suitable and convenient institution or elsewhere, persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf blind, blind, visually impaired, or with a developmental disability or mental deficiency and who are residents of the State as the board may select.

Whenever deemed necessary by the commission, blind babies and young children with physical or intellectual disabilities whose needs cannot be met in other institutions for the blind shall be sent to some convenient and suitable institution in the State where special hospital care, instruction and support can be provided but the rate to be paid by the State including clothing and necessary transportation shall not exceed the rate fixed by the State House Commission.

The rate to be paid for any blind child placed in an institution outside the State, including clothing shall not exceed the per capita rate fixed by the State House Commission.

amended 1944, c.241, s.4; 1965, c.59, s.90; 2010, c.50, s.51.

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