2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:4-45.1a - "Cost-of-living adjustment" defined.

40A:4-45.1a "Cost-of-living adjustment" defined.

4. As used in this amendatory and supplementary act, "cost-of-living adjustment" means the rate of annual percentage increase, rounded to the nearest half-percent, in the Implicit Price Deflator for State and Local Government Purchases of Goods and Services, computed and published quarterly by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, calculating the annual increase therein at the second and fourth quarter which occurred in the next preceding local fiscal year. Any reference to "index rate" means the "cost-of-living adjustment" defined in this section. The Director of the Division of Local Government Services shall promulgate bi-annually the cost-of-living adjustment to apply in the next following local fiscal year.

L.1983,c.49,s.4; amended 1991, c.75, s.20; 2004, c.74, s.1.

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