2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:1-10 - Allocation Of Monies.
2B:1-10 Allocation of monies.
15.Monies annually credited in the "21st Century Justice Improvement Fund" shall be allocated as follows:
a.$22 million credited annually to the fund shall be appropriated annually to the Judiciary to be used to fund the development, maintenance and administration of a Statewide Pretrial Services Program established pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2A:162-25);
b.$10 million credited annually to the fund shall be appropriated annually to the Judiciary to be used to fund the development, maintenance and administration of a Statewide digital e-court information system. An appropriation made pursuant to this subsection shall not be used to replace appropriations from other sources for Judiciary information technology; and
c.$10.1 million credited annually to the fund shall be appropriated annually to the Department of the Treasury for distribution to Legal Services of New Jersey and its affiliates to facilitate the provision to the poor of legal assistance in civil matters, which shall supplement other funds as may be appropriated from any other source in a fiscal year for the same purpose. All State funds distributed to Legal Services of New Jersey shall be used exclusively for the provision to the poor of legal assistance in civil matters.
d.Any amount remaining in the fund after the appropriation of funds as provided in subsections a., b., and c. of this section shall be retained by the Judiciary for the purpose of developing, maintaining, and administering the Pretrial Services Program or for court information technology. The monies credited to the fund shall not be used for any purpose other than those purposes set forth in this section and section 14 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2B:1-9).
L.2014, c.31, s.15.
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