2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64-88 - Formation of, membership in, State college risk management group.
18A:64-88 Formation of, membership in, State college risk management group.
3. a. Any two or more State colleges may form and become members of a State college risk management group. A State college may take this action by resolution of the board of trustees of the State college. Through membership in a State college risk management group, a State college may participate in any joint liability funds, risk management programs or related services offered or provided by the group. The group shall have the power to establish funds for coverages authorized in section 2 of this act and to jointly purchase insurance or coverages under a master policy or contract of insurance for participating members. The group shall have the power to take other actions necessary to developing, administering, and providing risk management programs, joint liability funds, joint insurance purchases, and related services.
b. The bylaws of the State college risk management group shall provide that any State college may join the group, provided it agrees to comply with the standards for membership, including risk management programs, which shall be established by the group, and may be a member as long as it complies with the standards for membership.
c. A State college risk management group may sue or be sued for the liabilities and coverages authorized by section 2 of this act and shall appoint a natural person residing in this State or a corporation authorized to do business in this State as its agent for service of process. The group shall notify the commissioner and the Office of the Attorney General of the appointment.
d. A State college risk management group shall not be considered or deemed to be an insurance company or an insurer under the laws of this State and the development, administration or provision by a group of joint liability funds, risk management programs, and related services shall not constitute the transaction of insurance or the conducting of an insurance business. A group shall not be subject to the provisions of Title 17, Subtitle 3 of the Revised Statutes.
L.2010, c.99, s.3.