2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:22-11.2 - N. J. S. P. C. A Continued To Coordinate Function Of County Societies.

NJ Rev Stat § 4:22-11.2 (2016) What's This?

4:22-11.2 N.J.S.P.C.A continued to coordinate function of county societies.
2. a. (1)The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is continued as a parent corporation for the purposes of coordinating the functions of county societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and of promoting the interests of, protecting and caring for, and doing any and all things to benefit or that tend to benefit animals. The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shall be governed by a board of trustees consisting of 15 persons, of whom 12 shall be members of the society elected by the membership thereof and three shall be persons appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each trustee shall serve a term of six years, except as provided otherwise pursuant to paragraph (2) of this subsection. Of the 12 elected trustees, at least one shall also be a member of a county society for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the northern part of the State, at least one shall also be a member of a county society for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the central part of the State, and at least one shall also be a member of a county society for the prevention of cruelty to animals in the southern part of the State.

For the purposes of this paragraph: "northern" means the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, or Union; "central" means the counties of Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, or Warren; and "southern" means the counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, or Salem.

(2)Notwithstanding any provision of paragraph (1) of this subsection to the contrary, every trustee on the board governing the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on the day before the date of enactment of P.L.2005, c.372 (C.4:22-11.1 et al.) shall complete the remainder of the trustee's respective assigned term on the board created pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection.

b.The board of trustees of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shall prepare an annual report concerning the law enforcement activity of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the county societies, and shall submit the report for each calendar year by June 1 of the next following calendar year to the Attorney General and the Legislature, and shall make the report available to the public upon request.

c.The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals shall submit quarterly to the Attorney General statistical information concerning its law enforcement activity during that period, on a form developed in conjunction with the Attorney General.

L.2005,c.372,s.2.


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