2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:8-3.8 - "Polling Place Accessibility Fund"; use.

NJ Rev Stat § 19:8-3.8 (2013) What's This?

19:8-3.8 "Polling Place Accessibility Fund"; use.

10. a. There shall be established in the Department of Law and Public Safety a non-lapsing fund to be known as the "Polling Place Accessibility Fund," hereinafter referred to as the fund, to be held separate from all other funds of the State. The money in the fund shall be derived from funds provided by the federal government to improve accessibility to polling places pursuant to section 261 of the federal "Help America Vote Act of 2002," Pub.L.107-252 (42 U.S.C. s. 15421 et seq.), appropriations by the Legislature, any funds donated to the State and designated for purposes prescribed by subsection b. of this section and such other sources as the Legislature shall designate. All earnings received from the investment or deposit of moneys in the fund shall be credited to the fund.

b.The money in the fund shall be made available by the Attorney General as grants to the county boards of elections for the purpose of ensuring polling place compliance with the federal "Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990" (42 U.S.C. s. 12101 et seq.), as provided for by P.L.1991, c.429 (C.19:8-3.1 et seq.), as amended and supplemented.

c.All grants from the fund shall be awarded pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Attorney General. All monetary awards shall be granted at the discretion of the Attorney General, subject to available moneys in the fund.


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