2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:71C-10 - Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of employees of the state, institution of higher education and public authorities.

18A:71C-10 Deduction of overdue student loan payments from wages of employees of the state, institution of higher education and public authorities.

18A:71C-10. Deduction of Overdue Student Loan Payments From Wages of Employees of the State, Institution of Higher Education and Public Authorities.

Whenever any officer or employee of the State of New Jersey, a public institution of higher education in this State now or hereafter established or authorized by law, any independent institution of higher education in this State now or hereafter established that receives State funds, or any public authority established pursuant to State law, has failed to make scheduled payments to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority on any note held by that authority pursuant to N.J.S.18A:71C-6, there shall be deducted from the wages of the employee the full amount of both any arrears payment and any schedule payment due to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority until such time as the note is fully satisfied.

In the case of State officers or employees on the centralized regular bi-weekly payroll, the Department of the Treasury shall make the deduction and shall transmit the payments to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, but the Department of the Treasury shall retain an amount, as established by regulation of the authority, of the moneys collected to defray the cost of collection.

In the case of officers and employees not on the centralized regular bi-weekly payroll, the chief financial officer of the institution or the public authority shall make the deduction and transmit the payments to the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, but the institution or public authority shall retain an amount, as established by regulations of the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, of the moneys collected to defray the cost of collection.

L.1999,c.46,s.1.

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