2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:10-6 - Establishment of insurance fund; purposes; appropriations.
40A:10-6 Establishment of insurance fund; purposes; appropriations.
40A:10-6. The governing body of any local unit may establish an insurance fund for the following purposes:
a. To insure against any loss or damage however caused to any property, motor vehicles, equipment or apparatus owned by it, or owned by or under the control of any of its departments, boards, agencies or commissions;
b. To insure against liability resulting from the use or operation of motor vehicles, equipment or apparatus owned by or controlled by it, or owned by or under the control of any of its departments, boards, agencies or commissions;
c. To insure against liability for its negligence and that of its officers, employees and servants, whether or not compensated or part-time, who are authorized to perform any act or services, but not including an independent contractor within the limitations of the "New Jersey Tort Claims Act" (N.J.S.59:1-1 et seq.);
d. To insure against any loss or damage from liability as established by chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes;
e. To provide contributory or noncontributory self-funded, or partially self-funded, health benefits to employees or their dependents, or both, in accordance with rules and regulations of the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs. The establishment and operation of a fund to provide health benefits by a local unit prior to the effective date of P.L.2000, c.126 (C.52:13H-21 et al.) is hereby validated; however, any such health benefits fund shall comply with all rules and regulations promulgated by the director pursuant to this subsection.
The governing body may appropriate the moneys necessary for the purposes of this section.
L.1979, c.230, s.1; amended 1999, c.434, s.1; 2000, c.126, s.24; 2007, c.18, s.1.