55:19-104. Creation of abandoned property list; initiative procedure
30. The voters of any municipality which has not adopted an ordinance directing the public officer to create an abandoned property list pursuant to section 36 of P.L.1996, c.62 (C.55:19-55) within one year after the effective date of P.L.2003, c.210 (C.55:19-78 et al.) may propose an ordinance directing the public officer to identify abandoned property for the purpose of establishing an abandoned property list in accordance with the provisions of section 36 of P.L.1996, c.62 and submit it to the municipal council by a petition signed by a number of the legal voters of the municipality equal in number to five percent of the total votes cast in the last election at which municipal officials were elected, but in no event fewer than 100 legal voters in a municipality with a population of 1,000 persons or more. This power of initiative shall be subject to the restrictions and procedures set forth in Article F. of P.L.1950, c.210 (C.40:69A-184 et seq.).
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