2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:24-87 - Definitions.

18A:24-87 Definitions.

2. For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning:

a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education of the State of New Jersey;

b. "Debt service" means and includes payments of principal and interest upon qualified bonds issued pursuant to the terms of this act or amounts required in order to satisfy sinking fund payment requirements with respect to such bonds;

c. "Local Finance Board" means the Local Finance Board in the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs, established pursuant to P.L.1974, c.35 (C.52:27D-18.1);

d. "Paying agent" means any bank, trust company or national banking association having the power to accept and administer trusts, named or designated in any qualified bond of a school district or municipality as the agent for the payment of the principal of and interest thereon and shall include the holder of any sinking fund established for the payment of such bonds;

e. "Qualified bonds" means those bonds of a school district or municipality authorized and issued in conformity with the provisions of this act;

f. "State board" means the State Board of Education of the State of New Jersey;

g. "School district" means a Type I, Type II, regional, or consolidated school district as defined in Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes;

h. "State school aid" means the funds made available to local school districts pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-53).

L.1976, c.39, s.2; amended 1978, c.76, s.2; 1990, c.52, s.47; 1996, c.138, s.61; 2007, c.260, s.55.

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