2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:16-52 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 34:16-52 (2013) What's This?

34:16-52. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Division" means the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services in the Department of Labor.

b. "Handicapped citizen" means any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction, or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability, is unable without special facilities or special planning or design to utilize mass transportation facilities and services as effectively as persons who are not so affected.

c. "Paratransit" means and includes any service, other than motorbus regular route service and charter services, including, but not limited to, dial-a-ride, nonregular route, jitney or community minibus, and shared-ride services such as vanpools, limousines or taxicabs which are regularly available to the public. Paratransit shall not include limousine or taxicab service reserved for the private and exclusive use of individual passengers.

d. "Public transportation" means all rail passenger service operated by the New Jersey Transit Corporation, and all motorbus regular route service operated pursuant to P.L. 1979, c. 150 (C. 27:25-1 et seq.) or operated pursuant to R.S. 48:4-3.

e. "Sheltered (extended) employment programs" means those programs established pursuant to regulations adopted pursuant to section 8 of P.L. 1955, c. 64 (C. 34:16-27).

f. "Sheltered workshop" means a facility possessing a valid certificate to vend services to the division issued by the director thereof, in compliance with the rules and regulations governing vocational rehabilitation facilities.

L. 1987, c. 455, s. 2.

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