2018 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Chapter 24
Section 9:24-4 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 9:24-4 (2018)

Section: 9:24-4: Definitions

As used in this act, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) The term "act" shall mean this act, any amendments or supplements thereto, and any rules or regulations promulgated thereunder.

(b) The term "commissioner" shall mean the Commissioner of Community Affairs.

(c) The term "community service project" shall mean any public or private, nonprofit agency, organization, corporation or association, including, without limitation, a municipal corporation, a major part of the activities of which are devoted to the advancement of the public health, education and welfare.

(d) The term "community work program sponsor" shall mean any county, municipality, school district, community action agency organized and operating pursuant to Subchapter II of Public Law 88-452 (the "Economic Opportunity Act of 1964" ) or public or private nonprofit agency, organization, corporation or association.

(e) The term "disadvantaged youth" shall mean those persons between 14 and 21 years of age from lower income families. Preference will be given to youths who are regularly enrolled in a full-time course of public instruction. Lower-income families are those families with annual incomes that do not exceed 1.75 times the poverty-level income standard defined by the United States Department of Labor as adjusted for family size.

L.1968, c. 125, s. 4, eff. June 26, 1968. Amended by L.1977, c. 280, s. 1, eff. Nov. 2, 1977.

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