2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:73-22.4 - Establishment of fund, uses

18A:73-22.4. Establishment of fund, uses

4. a. There is hereby established within the Department of State a revolving, nonlapsing fund which shall be credited with the monies appropriated in section 5 of this act and such other monies as may be appropriated or made available to the New Jersey Historical Commission for the purposes of the programs established pursuant to subsection a. of section 3 of this act. The fund shall be administered by the Secretary of State and all disbursements from the fund shall be made by the secretary at the request of the commission. Disbursements from the fund shall be solely for the purposes of the programs established in subsection a. of section 3 of this act and disbursements for a program shall be made from the separate account in the fund created for the purposes of that program. Any interest that shall accrue on the monies in the fund shall be credited to the fund, and to each separate account within the fund as determined by the secretary.

b. The secretary shall create two separate accounts within the fund. The first of the accounts shall be credited with the monies appropriated or made available for the purposes of the program established pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection a. of section 3 of this act. The second of the accounts shall be the credited with the monies appropriated or made available for the purposes of the program established pursuant to paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 3 of this act.

c. Of the monies credited to the account created for the purposes of the program established pursuant to paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 3 of this act, the commission may annually expend an amount of up to 10 % of the monies in the account to undertake special initiatives to stimulate research and publication in the field of New Jersey history.

d. (1) Of the monies credited to the account created for the purposes of the program established pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection a. of section 3 of this act, the commission may expend annually an amount of up to 1.75 % of the monies in the account for necessary expenses incurred for the administration of that program, including expenses in categories such as, but not limited to:salary and fringe benefits for one assistant grant administrator; office equipment and supplies; printing and postage to publish program guidelines and criteria and advertise the program; and travel and maintenance for the members of the review panel selected pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection c. of section 3 of this act.

(2) Of the monies credited to the account created for the purposes of the program established pursuant to paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 3 of this act, the commission may expend annually an amount of up to 2.0 % of the monies in the account for necessary expenses incurred for the administration of that program, including expenses in categories such as, but not limited to, office equipment and supplies; printing and postage to publish program guidelines and criteria and advertise the program; and travel and maintenance for the members of the review panel selected pursuant to paragraph (1) of subsection c. of section 3 of this act.

L.1999,c.131,s.4.

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