New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:8-49 - Work Release Earnings

30:8-49. Work release earnings
The earnings of such person shall be collected by the work release administrator and the employer shall be notified by registered mail, which notice shall include a copy of the order placing the person at outside labor. From such earnings, payment shall be made for the following purposes and in the order listed:

(1) Board and personal expenses of such person inside and outside of jail or workhouse.

(2) Court costs, court-ordered penalty assessments, restitution and fines.

(3) After written notice to the appropriate welfare board the legally ascertained support of such person's dependents.

(4) Payment of debts and legal obligations of such person acknowledged by him in writing and filed with the work administrator in such form as he shall specify. Any balance of such earnings that shall remain after the payment of the above shall be retained until the person's discharge and after proper accounting, shall be paid to him.

L. 1968, c. 372, s. 6, eff. Dec. 27, 1968. Amended by L. 1985, c. 251, s. 7, eff. July 31, 1985.

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