2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 6 - AVIATION
Section 6:1-92 - "Airport Safety Fund."

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 6:1-92 (2017)

6:1-92 "Airport Safety Fund."

4. a. There is established in the general fund a separate special account to be known as the "Airport Safety Fund." Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary and except as otherwise provided in this act, revenues from the taxes imposed on the sale of fuel used in aircraft, pursuant to chapter 39 of Title 54 of the Revised Statutes, revenues from the taxes imposed on the sale of aircraft fuels sold for distribution to general aviation airports, pursuant to this act, and fees imposed under Title 6 of the Revised Statutes shall be credited to the fund.

b. Moneys shall be appropriated from the fund, notwithstanding the provisions of P.L.1976, c.67 (C.52:9H-5 et seq.).

c. Moneys in the fund shall be appropriated to the department only for those aviation purposes which the department is empowered to undertake pursuant to this act or under Title 6 and Title 27.

d. All revenues generated by the taxes imposed on the sale of aircraft fuels, pursuant to chapter 39 of Title 54 of the Revised Statutes; the taxes imposed on the sale of aircraft fuels sold for distribution to general aviation airports, pursuant to this act, and fees imposed under the provisions of Title 6 of the Revised Statutes shall be collected and invested by the Treasurer pursuant to law. Earnings received from the investment or deposit of revenues in the fund shall be paid into and become part of the fund.

e. Any revenues credited to the fund but not appropriated to the department shall remain in the fund exclusively for the purposes set forth in this act.

f. The Director of the Division of Budget and Accounting is empowered to transfer funds from the fund as may be necessary in order to compensate the Division of Taxation for the cost incurred in administering the tax provisions in this act.

g. Moneys paid back to the State pursuant to loans made from the fund shall be paid back into and become part of the fund.

L.1983,c.264,s.4; amended 1997,c.231,s.3.

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