40:48-9.4a Annual appropriation to nonprofit organizations for treatment and rehabilitation of certain persons.
1.The governing body of any municipality may appropriate annually to any approved, privately operated, nonprofit organization whose services are nonsectarian, funds for the purpose of defraying the necessary expense incident to the diagnosis, treatment, training and rehabilitation of persons with intellectual disabilities, persons with a brain injury, persons with mental illness, or persons who are otherwise mentally or physically handicapped who are residents of the municipality, at suitable homes, schools, hospitals, day-care centers, residential treatment centers, rehabilitation centers or sheltered workshops anywhere in the State supported by public funds or private charity, including the cost of transporting such persons to and from, and their support and maintenance at, such homes, schools, hospitals, day-care centers, residential treatment centers, rehabilitation centers or sheltered workshops for the purpose of diagnosis or while undergoing treatment, training and rehabilitation, or for the purpose of maintaining an extended employment program.
L.1975, c.141, s.1; amended 2010, c.50, s.67.
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