2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:3A2-11 - Failure of municipality to comply; provision of adequate program by state; reinstatement of authority of municipality
26:3A2-11. Failure of municipality to comply; provision of adequate program by state; reinstatement of authority of municipality
a. In the event any municipality fails to comply with section 10 of this act:
(1) The State Commissioner of Health shall cause a public health services program meeting "Standards of Performance," to be provided in that municipality at the expense of the municipality. Expenditures for this purpose shall be adequate to provide by contract or direct employment of staff and other necessary resources, the services required in the "Standards of Performance." The staff, contracted services, or resources necessary to provide the required services in municipalities of various sizes and conditions shall be determined by the commissioner.
(2) State health aid funds to which that municipality would otherwise be entitled shall be delivered to and administered by the State Department of Health. Those funds shall be used solely for providing public health services meeting "Standards of Performance" in that municipality.
b. When a municipality submits a plan acceptable to the department which provides assurances that public health services in that municipality will meet "Standards of Performance" the department may relinquish powers granted to it under the authority of this section under such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the department.
L.1975, c. 329, s. 11, eff. April 1, 1976.
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