2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:7F-8 - Payments to school district by State Treasurer, dates.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 18A:7F-8 (2017)

18A:7F-8 Payments to school district by State Treasurer, dates.

8. The amounts payable to each school district and county vocational school district pursuant to this act shall be paid by the State Treasurer upon the certification of the commissioner and warrant of the Director of the Division of Budget and Accounting. Five percent of the appropriation for equalization aid, special education categorical aid, preschool education aid, security aid, transportation aid, adjustment aid, and any other aid pursuant to P.L.2007, c.260 (C.18A:7F-43 et al.) shall be paid on the eighth and twenty-second of each month from September through June. If a local board of education requires funds prior to the first payment, the board shall file a written request with the commissioner stating the need for the funds. The commissioner shall review each request and forward for payment those for which need has been demonstrated.

Facilities funds shall be paid as required to meet due dates for payment of principal and interest. Each school district, county vocational school district, and county special services school district shall file an annual report regarding facilities payments to the commissioner. The report shall include the amount of interest bearing school debt, if any, of the municipality or district then remaining unpaid, together with the rate of interest payable thereon, the date or dates on which the bonds or other evidences of indebtedness were issued, and the date or dates upon which they fall due. In the case of a Type I school district, the board secretary shall secure the schedule of outstanding obligations from the clerk of the municipality.

L.1996, c.138, s.8; amended 2007, c.260, s.31.

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