2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:73-43.4 - Disbursement of funds appropriated for State Library to Thomas Edison State College.

18A:73-43.4 Disbursement of funds appropriated for State Library to Thomas Edison State College.

60. a. The State Treasurer shall disburse to Thomas Edison State College the amount of funds appropriated in the direct State services portion of the annual appropriation for the State Library. The funds shall be paid to the college in four equal installments beginning on July 1 of each year. Thomas Edison State College shall deposit all such funds into separate accounts to be used solely for State Library purposes.

b. The State Treasurer shall disburse to Thomas Edison State College the amount of funds appropriated in the State aid portion of the annual appropriation for the State Library. The funds shall be paid to the college on a drawdown schedule to be prepared by Thomas Edison State College and approved by the Office of Management and Budget. Thomas Edison State College shall deposit all such funds into separate accounts to be used solely for State Library purposes.

c. Each year, Thomas Edison State College shall prepare and submit to the Office of Management and Budget in the Department of the Treasury a proposed budget for the operation of the State Library during the following fiscal year at the same time that Thomas Edison State College prepares and submits to the Secretary of State for submission to Office of Management and Budget a proposed budget for the operation of the college during the following fiscal year.

d. Funds disbursed to Thomas Edison State College for the operations of the State Library, although maintained in separated accounts, shall be considered college funds for all purposes related to purchasing, including for the purposes of the "State College Contracts Law," P.L.1986, c.43 (C.18A:64-52 et seq.).

e. Thomas Edison State College is authorized to accept donations on behalf of the State Library and those donated funds shall be maintained in separate accounts to be used solely for State Library purposes.

f. Thomas Edison State College shall be entitled to use, solely for State Library purposes, the interest income from any public or private fund established to support the programs and services of the State Library to the extent permitted by law and the terms of the fund.

g. Thomas Edison State College shall conduct an independent financial audit of the State Library accounts each year, including accounts that receive federal funds, and shall submit copies of the same to the Department of the Treasury, with the cost of such audits funded from the direct State services portion of the annual appropriation for the State Library.

h. Thomas Edison State College shall be responsible for the maintenance of all financial records that involve the operations of the State Library, including those records that relate to federal funds.

L.2001,c.137,s.60.

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