2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64-86 - Definitions relative to State college risk management groups, joint liability funds.

18A:64-86 Definitions relative to State college risk management groups, joint liability funds.

1. As used in this act:

"Board of trustees" or "trustees" means the board of trustees established pursuant to the bylaws of the State college risk management group to govern or manage the risk management programs, joint liability funds, and related services of the group.

"Certified audit" means an audit upon which an auditor expresses a professional opinion that the accompanying statements present fairly the financial position of a joint liability fund in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles consistently applied, and includes tests of the accounting records and other auditing procedures as considered necessary in the circumstances.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance.

"Contributions" means the moneys paid by a member of a State college risk management group in amounts as may be set by the board of trustees or other officers as provided in the group's bylaws for the purposes of participating in a joint liability fund or funds, or securing risk management programs or related services.

"Joint liability fund" or "fund" means a joint liability fund established by a State college risk management group pursuant to this act. The joint liability fund is a fund of public moneys from contributions made by members of a State college risk management group for the purpose of securing insurance, risk management programs, or related services as authorized by this act.

"State college" means any of the State colleges or universities established pursuant to chapter 64 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

"State college risk management group" or "group" means an association formed by two or more State colleges for the development, administration, and provision of risk management programs, joint liability funds for the payment of liabilities incurred by the State colleges and not funded by the State of New Jersey pursuant to the provisions of the "New Jersey Tort Claims Act," N.J.S.59:1-1 et seq., and related services.

"Risk management program" means a plan, and activities carried out under the plan, by a State college risk management group to reduce risk of loss with respect to liabilities incurred by the State colleges, including safety engineering and other loss prevention and control techniques. A risk management program also includes the administration of one or more joint liability funds, including the processing and defense of claims brought against or on behalf of members of the group.

L.2010, c.99, s.1.

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