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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS

    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-176: Facilities, inmates, equipment, personnel, etc. transferred to Juvenile Justice Commission

           8. a. The following are transferred to the Juvenile Justice Commission:

(1) The custody and care of any juvenile adjudicated delinquent and committed or classified to the custody of the Department of Corrections or committed or classified to the custody or care of the Division of Juvenile Services of the Department of Human Services, pursuant to section 24 of P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-43) as modified by Reorganization Plan No. 001-1993, P.L.1993, c.283, and Executive Order No. 93 of 1993, or serving a term of incarceration in a county detention facility pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1992, c.211 (C.2A:4A-44.1);

(2) The New Jersey Training School for Boys created pursuant to R.S.30:1-7 and transferred to the Commissioner of Corrections pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1976, c.98 (C.30:1B-8) and the Juvenile Medium Security Facility created pursuant to R.S.30:1-7;

(3) All residential and day care facilities and programs established pursuant to the powers delegated to the Division of Juvenile Services, Department of Corrections, by the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections pursuant to his powers contained in P.L.1976, c.98 (C.30:1B-1 et seq.), along with all those youth committed to participate therein by court order, law, classification, regulation or contract which were subsequently transferred to the Division of Juvenile Services, Department of Human Services by Reorganization Plan No. 001-1993;

(4) All furnishings and equipment presently located in the institutions and programs of the Division of Juvenile Services and in the institutions and programs of the Department of Corrections transferred to the commission pursuant to subsections b. and c. of this section, and, except as provided in section 6 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-174), all staff assigned to those institutions and programs, including administrative and support staff;

(5) All operating and capital funding demarcated for the institutions and programs set forth in this section, including funding from bonds and funding for administrative costs associated with the institutions and programs;

(6) All functions, powers, duties and authority of the Commissioner of Corrections, including any transferred to the Commissioner of Human Services pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 001-1993, with respect to all juvenile detention facilities throughout the State pursuant to section 18 of P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-37);

(7) The powers, duties and responsibilities of the Commissioner of Corrections for establishing standards and monitoring of juvenile detention facilities pursuant to section 18 of P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-37), transferred to the Commissioner of Human Services by Reorganization Plan No. 001-1993;

(8) All existing written agreements made between county governments and the Department of Corrections or the Department of Human Services concerning juvenile detention centers are hereby modified to transfer the responsibilities, duties and obligations specified in these agreements between the county governments and the commission;

(9) The Juvenile Detention Monitoring Unit, Department of Corrections, established pursuant to the powers of the Commissioner of Corrections pursuant to P.L.1976, c.98 (C.30:1B-1 et seq.), to fulfill the obligations of the Department of Corrections in monitoring juvenile detention centers throughout the State pursuant to the Federal "Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974," as amended, and pursuant to section 18 of P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-37), which was transferred to the Department of Human Services by Reorganization Plan No. 001-1993, along with its staff, powers, duties and responsibilities;

(10) The legal custody and supervision of each juvenile parolee; the functions, powers, duties and authority of the State Parole Board established pursuant to P.L.1979, c.441 (C.30:4-123.45 et seq.), regarding juvenile offenders are continued, but the State Parole Board shall file all of its reports and recommendations regarding juveniles with the commission;

(11) All funding, programs and positions created or dedicated to provide juvenile parole services by the Bureau of Parole within the Department of Corrections in accordance with an agreement between the Executive Director of the commission and the Commissioner of Corrections in consultation with the State Parole Board when an orderly transfer of the function has been completed including appropriate changes in the reporting requirements, funding, positions, and administrative housing and support;

(12) The powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Office of Education created and established in the Departments of Corrections and Human Services pursuant to the "State Facilities Education Act of 1979," sections 12 and 13 of P.L.1979, c.207 (C.18A:7B-8 and 18A:7B-9) for the education of those juvenile offenders whose custody is transferred to the commission pursuant to this act is transferred to the Office of Education established in the commission pursuant to section 10 of P.L.1995, c.284 (C.52:17B-178) along with staff, existing and future moneys and other educational resources demarcated for juveniles whose custody is transferred pursuant to this act, including funds collected pursuant to the authority granted in the "State Facilities Education Act of 1979," P.L.1979, c.207 (C.18A:7B-1 et seq.), federal and State educational grants and contract funds received for the benefit of juvenile offenders whose custody is transferred pursuant to this act;

(13) The powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Bureau of Juvenile Justice, including the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Unit, in the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety established pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1948, c.439 (C.52:17B-4), along with its staff, powers, duties and responsibilities; and

(14) All funding appropriated to the Department of Human Services and demarcated for distribution by the department for youth services commission funding.

b. Whenever in any law, rule, regulation, order, contract, lease, document, judicial or administrative proceeding or otherwise, reference is made to the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections regarding a juvenile or juvenile offender as defined in P.L.1982, c.77 (C.2A:4A-20 et seq.), or is made to the Division of Juvenile Services transferred from the Department of Corrections to the Department of Human Services by Reorganization Plan No.001-1993 the same shall mean and refer to the commission.

L.1995,c.284,s.8.



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