2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:1B-39 - Establishment of fund; source of deposits; use of funds

NJ Rev Stat § 34:1B-39 (2013) What's This?

34:1B-39. Establishment of fund; source of deposits; use of funds
There is established the New Jersey Local Development Financing Fund, a special depository fund into which shall be deposited moneys for carrying out the purposes of this act. The fund shall be continuing and nonlapsing. The State Treasurer shall hold and account for the fund. The State Treasurer shall upon certification of the commissioner and warrant of the Director of the Division of Budget and Accounting pay from the fund to a sponsor the amount of moneys approved by the commissioner to be used for the support of projects as provided in this act. Moneys which may be deposited into the fund shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

(1) Proceeds from the sale of bonds which may be authorized by the State;

(2) Appropriations made by the Legislature;

(3) Funds provided by the Federal Government;

(4) Loan repayments, dividends and interest received in connection with loans and investments made pursuant to the provisions of this act; and

(5) Other funds which may be made available for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act.

Moneys deposited in the fund may be used for any purpose of this act, including, but not limited to, the payment, if approved by the State Treasurer, of reasonable and necessary administrative expenses incurred by the Department of Commerce and Economic Development, but not to exceed in any fiscal year 1% of the amount authorized to the fund pursuant to the "Community Development Bond Act of 1982" (P.L.1981, c. 486), and not provided by line item appropriation, in carrying out the provisions of this act, subject only to any agreements with the holders of particular bonds or notes. Moneys deposited in the fund may be invested in any direct obligations of, or obligations as to which the principal and interest thereof is guaranteed by, the United States of America or in such other obligations as the State Treasurer may approve.

Moneys deposited in the fund shall be used to provide financial assistance to sponsors for the implementation of projects. Financial assistance provided by the fund shall be used to meet eligible project costs.

L.1983, c. 190, s. 4, eff. May 23, 1983.

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