2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:5A-11.1 - "Local authority."
40A:5A-11.1 "Local authority."
44. As used in this section, "local authority" means an "authority" as defined under the "Local Authorities Fiscal Control Law," P.L.1983, c.313 (C.40A:5A-1 et seq.).
Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, public employees of a local authority who are not subject to the provisions of sections 40 and 42 of P.L.2011, c.78 (C.52:14-17.28d and C.40A:10-21.1) shall contribute, through the withholding of the contribution from the pay, salary, or other compensation or from the monthly retirement allowance, toward the cost of health care benefits coverage for the employee and any dependent provided by the local authority during active service and in retirement in an amount that shall be determined as closely as possible in accordance with sections 39 and 42 of P.L.2011, c.78 (C.52:14-17.28c and C.40A:10-21.1).
Once those employees are subjected to the contribution requirements set forth in this section, the public employers and public employees shall be bound by this act, P.L.2011, c.78, to apply the contribution levels set forth in section 39 of this act until all affected employees are contributing the full amount of the contribution, as determined by the implementation schedule set forth in subsection a. of section 42 of this act. Notwithstanding the expiration date set forth in section 83 of this act, P.L.2011, c.78, or the expiration date of any successor agreements, the parties shall be bound to apply the requirements of this paragraph until they have reached the full implementation of the schedule set forth in subsection a. of section 40 of this act.
L.2011, c.78, s.44.