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New Jersey Statutes Title 52. State Government, Departments and Officers 52 § 27BBB-4

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Within 30 days of the effective date of P.L.2002, c. 43 (C.52:27BBB-1 et al.), and thereafter within 30 days of the deadline for the adoption of municipal budgets pursuant to the “Local Budget Law,” N.J.S.40A:4-1 for each calendar or State fiscal year, as appropriate to the budget adoption schedule, the commissioner shall make a determination regarding which municipalities fulfill the definition of a qualified municipality pursuant to P.L.2002, c. 108 (C.52:27BBB-2.1 et al.) and shall notify the Governor, the State Treasurer, the mayor and each member of the governing body of each qualified municipality that the municipality is subject to the provisions of the “Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act,” P.L.2002, c. 43 ( C.52:27BBB-1 et al.).  The date of the notification shall be considered the date a municipality is designated as a qualified municipality.  In addition, the commissioner shall notify:

a. the county executive, county manager, the freeholder director or chairperson, as appropriate to the form of government, and each member of the board of chosen freeholders of each county in which is situated a qualified municipality;

b. the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court;  

c. each member of the Senate and General Assembly;  and

d. the Commissioner of Education.  If the commissioner determines that any school district which is contiguous with the qualified municipality is subject to level II or level III monitoring pursuant to section 14 of P.L.1975, c. 212 (C.18A:7A-14), the commissioner shall forthwith notify the Governor and the board of education of the school district that the school district is subject to the provisions of sections 67 and 68 of P.L.2002, c. 43 (C.52:27BBB-63 and 64).

Any designation of a qualified municipality made pursuant to P.L.2002, c. 43 (C.52:27BBB-1 et seq.) prior to the enactment of P.L.2002, c. 108 (C.52:27BBB-2.1 et al.) is continued.

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