2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64-53 - Definitions.
2. As used in this article, unless the context otherwise indicates:
a. "Board of trustees" means the board of a State college;
b. "Contracting agent" means the business officer of the State college having the power to prepare advertisements, to advertise for and receive bids, and to make awards for the State college in connection with the purchases, contracts or agreements permitted by this article or the officer, committee or employee to whom the power has been delegated by the State college;
c. "Contracts" means contracts or agreements for the performance of work or the furnishing or hiring of services, materials or supplies, as distinguished from contracts of employment;
d. "Legal newspaper" means a newspaper circulating in this State which has been printed and published in the English language at least once a week for at least one year continuously;
e. "Materials" includes goods and property subject to chapter 2 of Title 12A of the New Jersey Statutes, apparatus or any other tangible thing, except real property or any interest therein;
f. "Extraordinary unspecifiable services" means services or products which cannot be reasonably described by written specifications;
g. "Professional services" means services rendered or performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession and whose practice is regulated by law and the performance of which services requires knowledge of an advanced type in a field of learning acquired by a prolonged formal course of specialized instruction and study as distinguished from general academic instruction or apprenticeship and training. Professional services also means services rendered in the performance of work that is original and creative in character in a recognized field of artistic endeavor;
h. "Project" means any work, undertaking, construction or alteration;
i. "Purchases" are transactions, for a valuable consideration, creating or acquiring an interest in goods, services and property except real property or any interest therein;
j. "State college" means an institution of higher education established pursuant to chapter 64 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes;
k. "Work" includes services and any other activity of a tangible or intangible nature performed or assumed pursuant to a contract or agreement with a State college;
l. "Information technology" means telecommunication goods and services, including, but not limited to, software, hardware and systems implementation and support for voice, data and video.
L.1986,c.43,s.2; amended 2005, c.369, s.2.