2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:3B-39 - Long-range facilities plan.
18A:3B-39 Long-range facilities plan.
42. a. A public research university or a State college shall submit a long-range facilities plan on projects to be developed to the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education for its review and recommendations. The long-range facilities plan shall contain details of any public-private partnerships contemplated or entered into by the public research university or State college pursuant to section 43 of P.L.2009, c.90 (C.18A:64-85), which shall include details on the sources of dedicated funds that will be used for repayment of loans. The long-range facilities plan shall adhere to the green building manual prepared by the Commissioner of Community Affairs pursuant to section 1 of P.L.2007, c.132 (C.52:27D-130.6) when practicable. The long-range facilities plan shall be amended at least once every five years. The plan shall detail the facilities needs of the institution and the institution's plans to address those needs for the ensuing five years.
b. In developing its response to the plan, the commission shall consider the overall facilities needs of the institution, long-term fiscal implications of the plan including the debt burden of the institution, the relation of the facilities plan to the academic and student service programs of the institution, and the extent and cost of any deferred maintenance of the institution. The commission shall issue its response to the plan within one full semester of its receipt.
c. An amendment to a long-range facilities plan may be submitted at any time to the commission for its review and recommendations.
L.2009, c.90, s.42.