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Title: 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES

Chapter: 9 - Director of safety; appointment of non-resident; ordinance

40a:9-1.1: Director of safety; appointment of non-resident; ordinance

40a:9-1.10: Preemption of order of court or of state or federal agency to eliminate discrimination

40a:9-1.11: Definitions

40a:9-1.12: Local elective office; residency requirement; vacancy upon cessation of residency

40a:9-1.13: Eligibility for candidacy or appointment to local elective office

40a:9-1.14: Inapplicability of s. 40A:9-1.13 to special municipal charters

40a:9-1.15: Residency requirement waiver

40a:9-1.16: Hiring preferences for veterans.

40a:9-1.2: Municipal treasurer; appointment of nonresident; ordinance

40a:9-1.3: Bona fide residents of local unit; officers and employees; resolution or ordinance

40a:9-1.4: Eligibility of applicants in local units subject to civil service

40a:9-1.5: Nonresident appointees to become bona fide residents; failure to maintain; grounds for removal or discharge

40a:9-1.6: Unavailability of qualified residents for available specific positions or employments; appointment of other qualified applicants; preference schedule;

40a:9-1.7: Specific positions and employments requiring special talents or skills; filling without reference to residency

40a:9-1.8: Preference in promotion

40a:9-1.9: Application of act on and after effective date

40a:9-2: Appointees to have the required qualifications in cases of scientific engineering skill

40a:9-2.1: Criminal history record background checks for certain employees of local government agencies.

40a:9-3: Discrimination by reason of age; exceptions

40a:9-4: Dual office holding.

40a:9-5: Rights of certain employees transferred to other positions

40a:9-6: De facto officers and employees; right to compensation

40a:9-7: Leaves of absence with pay to certain officers and employees

40a:9-7.1: Leaves of absence; athletic competition on world, Pan American or Olympic level; reimbursement by state

40a:9-7.2: Leave of absence for members of legislature

40a:9-7.3: Unpaid leaves of absence for union officers, representatives of certain public employees.

40a:9-8: Salaries; power of Civil Service Commission

40a:9-9: Appointments; permanent and temporary

40a:9-9.1: Oath of office administered.

40a:9-9.2: Directory of local authorities, boards, commissions.

40a:9-10: Compensation; exceptions

40a:9-10.1: Contracts for lesser salaries, wages or compensation

40a:9-10.2: Payment for accumulated sick leave by political subdivision, noncivil service.

40a:9-10.3: Payment for accumulated vacation leave by political subdivision, noncivil service.

40a:9-10.4: Cap on compensation for unused sick leave not covered by Title 11A.

40a:9-10.5: Use of accrued vacation leave by employee not covered under Title 11A.

40a:9-11: Vacancy due to change to nonresident status or upon resignation; filling; municipal offices open to nonresidents

40a:9-12: Vacancy from any cause other than expiration of term or filing of petition for recall

40a:9-12.1: Vacancy deemed on resignation, incapacity, death, residence, absence, or removal; filling unexpired term.

40a:9-17: Deductions for payment to credit unions, or to insurance companies or banks, savings banks or savings and loan associations for individual retirement

40a:9-17.1: Individual retirement accounts; establishment for employees and their spouses

40a:9-17.2: Transmittal, crediting of funds to purchase annuity for employees.

40a:9-18: Awards program; appropriations

40a:9-19: Section 40:11-17 of the Revised Statutes saved from repeal

40a:9-20: Chapter 181 of the laws of 1940 saved from repeal

40a:9-22: Statutes repealed

40a:9-22.1: Short title

40a:9-22.10: Violations, penalties.

40a:9-22.11: Disciplinary actions against officer, employee found guilty of violation

40a:9-22.12: Conducting of hearings

40a:9-22.13: Establishment of county ethics board

40a:9-22.14: Provision of offices to county ethics board

40a:9-22.15: County code of ethics established

40a:9-22.16: Powers of county ethics board

40a:9-22.17: Request for advisory opinion from county ethics board

40a:9-22.18: Response by county ethics board to written complaint

40a:9-22.19: Establishment of municipal ethics board

40a:9-22.2: Findings, declarations

40a:9-22.20: Provision of offices to municipal ethics board

40a:9-22.21: Municipal code of ethics established

40a:9-22.22: Powers of municipal ethics board

40a:9-22.23: Request for advisory opinion from municipal ethics board

40a:9-22.24: Response by municipal ethics board to written complaint

40a:9-22.25: Written materials to be preserved for at least five years

40a:9-22.3: Definitions

40a:9-22.4: Local Finance Board to have jurisdiction

40a:9-22.5: Provisions requiring compliance by local government officers, employees

40a:9-22.6: Annual financial disclosure statement.

40a:9-22.7: Powers of Local Finance Board

40a:9-22.8: Request for advisory opinion from Local Finance Board

40a:9-22.9: Response by Local Finance Board to written complaint

40a:9-23: Eligibility of members of the board of chosen freeholders for other offices or positions; conditions; exceptions

40a:9-23.1: Term of appointment of member of county governing body to other public entity

40a:9-24: Resignation of officers

40a:9-25: Removal of officers and employees; procedure; review

40a:9-26: Clerk of board of chosen freeholders; term; duties; tenure; removal

40a:9-27: Treasurer; term; duties

40a:9-28: Comptroller; term; duties

40a:9-28.1: Definitions

40a:9-28.2: Annual examinations; certificates; fees

40a:9-28.3: Renewal of certificates; fee; continuing education

40a:9-28.4: Appointment of chief financial officer

40a:9-28.5: Interim officers appointed by director

40a:9-28.6: Revocation, suspension of certificate

40a:9-28.7: Regulations, forms, procedures

40a:9-29: Auditor; term; duties

40a:9-30: Purchasing agent; term, duties.

40a:9-30.1: Definitions

40a:9-30.2: Certified county purchasing official; application for certification

40a:9-30.3: Certificate; issuance; fee

40a:9-30.4: Revocation or suspension of certificate; request for review by board of chosen freeholders or executive

40a:9-31: General storekeeper; term; duties

40a:9-32: Superintendent of buildings and grounds; appointment; bond

40a:9-34: Superintendent of child welfare; tenure of office in certain cases

40a:9-35: Executive director of department of institutions of county of fifth class; tenure

40a:9-42: County administrator

40a:9-43: Counsel; engineer; appointment; term

40a:9-44: Road supervisor; appointment; term

40a:9-46: Medical examiners

40a:9-47: Assistant medical examiners, qualifications; toxicologists, scientific experts, clerical assistants and other personnel

40a:9-48: Appointment of licensed physician to act in certain cases

40a:9-49: Payment for burial of unclaimed bodies

40a:9-49.1: Burial expenses of indigents

40a:9-50: Court orders pertaining to disinterment of dead bodies and duties of officials therewith

40a:9-51: Morgues, morgue keepers; appointments

40a:9-52: Morgue keepers; duties; burial certificates; fees and expenses

40a:9-53: Delivery of unidentified, unclaimed dead bodies for placing in the morgue

40a:9-54: Unidentified, unclaimed dead bodies in morgues; disposition

40a:9-55: Delivery of identified dead bodies to proper persons; records

40a:9-56: Unidentified, unclaimed dead bodies; disposition where no morgue keepers

40a:9-57: Police to report finding of dead body

40a:9-58: Disposition of personal property of unknown decedent

40a:9-60: Finder's expenses

40a:9-61: Disposition of personal property found on shipwrecked bodies

40a:9-62: Medical examiner's records of shipwrecks

40a:9-63: County clerk; bond

40a:9-63.1: Commission; effective date; term of office

40a:9-64: County clerk's oath

40a:9-65: Performance of duties before giving bond; misdemeanor

40a:9-66: Seals of county clerks

40a:9-67: Supreme Court rules governing county clerks who are attorneys at law

40a:9-68: Duties of county clerk for the courts

40a:9-69: Temporary clerks of courts

40a:9-70: Vacancy in office of county clerk other than by expiration of term

40a:9-71: Moneys received by county clerk; depositories

40a:9-72: Transfer of records and moneys of county clerk to successor in office

40a:9-73: Powers of county clerk.

40a:9-74: Personnel in office of county clerk

40a:9-75: County clerk in certain counties may establish court division and registry division

40a:9-76: Salary of county clerk in certain counties.

40a:9-77: Compensation of deputy county clerks; chief clerks and other personnel

40a:9-77.1: Chapter 260 of the laws of 1969 saved from repeal

40a:9-77.2: Preparation of annual budget request by county clerk.

40a:9-78: Section 4 of chapter 96 of the laws of 1959 saved from repeal

40a:9-78.1: Short title.

40a:9-78.2: "Veteran" defined.

40a:9-78.3: Veteran identification card program.

40a:9-78.4: Issuance of card.

40a:9-78.5: Violations relative to veteran identification card.

40a:9-78.6: Card not deemed proof of status.

40a:9-78.7: Violations, disorderly persons offense.

40a:9-80: Existing offices of register of deeds and mortgages, confirmed, continued; exceptions

40a:9-81: Establishment of office of register of deeds and mortgages in certain counties; referendum

40a:9-82: Transfer of records and papers upon the establishment of office of register of deeds and mortgages

40a:9-83: Term of office of register of deeds and mortgages

40a:9-84: Register of deeds and mortgages; bond

40a:9-85: Register of deeds and mortgages; oath

40a:9-86: Performance of duties before giving bond; misdemeanor

40a:9-87: Certain statutory provisions applicable to county clerk where no register of deeds and mortgages

40a:9-88: Vacancy in office of register of deeds and mortgages other than by expiration of term

40a:9-89: Board of chosen freeholders to furnish accommodations and equipment for register of deeds and mortgages

40a:9-89.1: Preparation of annual budget request by county register of deeds and mortgages.

40a:9-90: Register of deeds and mortgages is the county recording officer

40a:9-91: Personnel in the office of register of deeds and mortgages

40a:9-92: Salary of register of deeds and mortgages.

40a:9-93: Compensation of deputy register of deeds and mortgages, chief clerks and employees

40a:9-94: Eligibility for office of sheriff

40a:9-95: Sheriff's bond

40a:9-96: Sheriff's oath

40a:9-97: Certificate for commission

40a:9-98: Sheriff not to perform duties of office before giving bond and taking oath; misdemeanor

40a:9-99: Sheriff may act in certain cases where commission delayed

40a:9-100: Effective date of commission and expiration of term of office

40a:9-101: Failure of sheriff elect to qualify; effect

40a:9-102: Vacancy in office, other than by expiration of term

40a:9-103: Bond and oath of appointee to fill vacancy

40a:9-104: Salary of sheriff.

40a:9-105: Expenses payable to sheriffs

40a:9-106: Uncollected fees credited to account of former sheriff

40a:9-107: Sheriff to deliver to his successor moneys and papers

40a:9-108: Sheriff not to hold other civil office; exception

40a:9-109: Amercement of sheriff, acting sheriff

40a:9-110: Amercement; court to designate enforcement officer

40a:9-111: Bonds taken by sheriffs

40a:9-113: Acting sheriff or newly appointed or elected sheriff to execute uncompleted writs and processes

40a:9-114: Exercise of office pending new appointment or election

40a:9-115: Undersheriffs; appointments; oaths

40a:9-116: Limitations on number of undersheriffs

40a:9-117: Undersheriffs, chief clerks and other personnel; compensation

40a:9-117a: Sheriff's investigators

40a:9-117b: Appointment, transfer of certain law enforcement officers permitted.

40a:9-117.1: Retirement upon pension; certain sheriff's secretaries

40a:9-117.10: Duties, benefits and powers; compensation

40a:9-117.11: Decrease of compensation on appointment; prohibition

40a:9-117.12: Person over 35 appointed as sheriff's officer; continuance as member of retirement system

40a:9-117.13: Person under 35; transfer of membership in public employees' retirement system or county pension fund to police and firemen's retirement system

40a:9-117.14: Sheriff's officers; eligibility for permanent appointment without civil service open competitive examination

40a:9-117.15: Sheriff's officer chief; creation of position permitted

40a:9-117.16: Candidates for sheriff's officer chief; requirements

40a:9-117.17: Appointment, term

40a:9-117.18: Sheriff to prescribe duties

40a:9-117.19: Continuation of position of sheriff's officer chief, reappointment

40a:9-117.2: Appointment of unpaid deputy sheriffs.

40a:9-117.3: Deputy sheriffs; rights, privileges and immunities

40a:9-117.4: Deputy sheriffs; identification and badges

40a:9-117.5: Chief warrant officer

40a:9-117.5a: Inapplicability of act to tenure attained prior to effective date

40a:9-117.6: Sheriff's officers; appointment; duties

40a:9-117.6a: Applicability of "45-day" rule for violation of internal rules to sheriff's officers.

40a:9-117.7: Person appointed to perform duties listed in s. 40A:9-117.6 as sheriff's officer

40a:9-117.8: Court attendants; application for appointment as sheriff's officer

40a:9-117.9: Seniority; inclusion of permanent time in grade in former titles; reclassification of provisional civil service status

40a:9-118: Compensation of criminal identification bureau personnel

40a:9-119: Status of criminal identification bureau personnel

40a:9-119.1: Field representative of narcotic education; permanent appointment with competitive examination

40a:9-119.2: Director of bureau of narcotics; appointment

40a:9-120: Constables; appointment

40a:9-121: Constables; terms of office

40a:9-122: Annual charges payable by constables; badges

40a:9-123: Constables; vacancy

40a:9-124: Constable's oath

40a:9-125: Constable's bond

40a:9-126: Actions on constable's bond

40a:9-126.1: Constable's reports

40a:9-127: Actions for money payable to or by constables; jurisdiction

40a:9-128: Statutes repealed

40a:9-129: Officials; facsimile of signatures; seal; statement of terms of office to be filed with Secretary of State

40a:9-130: Mayor; term; town certain, mayor, council terms

40a:9-131: Acting mayor

40a:9-132: Mayor to vote in certain cases

40a:9-133: Municipal clerk, appointment, duties

40a:9-133.1: Municipal clerks, appointment, continuation, tenure

40a:9-133.10: Renewal of certificates; conditions; fee

40a:9-133.11: Rules, regulations

40a:9-133.12: Costs of complying with requirements; "costs" defined

40a:9-133.2: Application for examination; qualifications

40a:9-133.3: Certification; fee

40a:9-133.4: Conditions for issuance of certificates

40a:9-133.5: Revocation, suspension

40a:9-133.6: Certificate necessary for reappointment

40a:9-133.7: Reappointment; removal for good cause

40a:9-133.8: Tenure starting in 1986

40a:9-133.9: Application for registered municipal clerk by tenured municipal clerk

40a:9-134: Tenure for municipal clerks

40a:9-134.1: Municipality to provide clerk with means of defense in certain actions, legal proceedings

40a:9-135: Deputy municipal clerk

40a:9-136: Administrator; powers and duties

40a:9-137: Administrator; appointment; term of office

40a:9-138: Administrator; removal from office

40a:9-139: Attorney; appointment; term

40a:9-140: Engineer; appointment; compensation; term

40a:9-140.1: Definitions.

40a:9-140.10: Municipality required to have chief financial officer

40a:9-140.11: Issuance of municipal finance officer certificate, interim basis

40a:9-140.12: Revocation, suspension of municipal finance officer certificate

40a:9-140.13: Chief financial officer required to hold certificate, awarding of tenure, vacancies

40a:9-140.14: Prior holders of municipal finance officer certificate continue to hold certificate, issuance of certificate to newly-qualified applicants

40a:9-140.15: Renewal of municipal finance officer certificates

40a:9-140.16: Regulations

40a:9-140.2: Certification as municipal finance officer

40a:9-140.3: Issuance of certificate; fee

40a:9-140.4: Issuance of certificate to registered municipal accountant; fee

40a:9-140.6: Membership on governing body prohibited

40a:9-140.8: Tenure of office

40a:9-140.9: Complaint; filing; hearing; representation; jurisdiction of Superior Court

40a:9-141: Appointment of tax collector; compensation; work hours.

40a:9-142: Tax collector; term of office

40a:9-143: Collector of arrears of taxes

40a:9-144: Tenure of tax collector; grant prior to December 31, 1981

40a:9-145: Tenure for tax collectors completing certain courses of instruction; inapplicability after December 31, 1981

40a:9-145.1: Definitions

40a:9-145.10: Holding office after effective date of act; appointment

40a:9-145.11: Continuation in office of persons in office on effective date of act

40a:9-145.12: Right to tenure of tax collector in office prior to and appointment after effective date of act

40a:9-145.2: Certification as tax collector.

40a:9-145.3: Tax collector certificate; issuance; additional fee

40a:9-145.3a: Uncertified tax collector, application for certificate; issuance

40a:9-145.3b: Expiration, renewal of outstanding, lapsed certificates; fee.

40a:9-145.3c: Regulations, forms, procedures

40a:9-145.5: Revocation, suspension of certificate

40a:9-145.6: Prohibitions

40a:9-145.7: Appointment or reappointment

40a:9-145.8: Tenure; removal from office; procedure

40a:9-145.9: Acquisition of tenure after Jan. 1, 1982

40a:9-146: Appointment of tax assessor, deputies.

40a:9-146.1: Boards of assessors; abolishment; secretary and members to be municipal tax and deputy assessors; salary and tenure rights

40a:9-146.2: Reference to board of assessors or assessment to mean and refer to municipal tax assessor

40a:9-146.3: Municipal tax assessors; appointment; terms of office; powers and duties

40a:9-146.4: Appointment in more than one municipality

40a:9-146.5: Inapplicability of act to agreements on hours of work

40a:9-147: Chapter 205 of the laws of 1968 saved from repeal

40a:9-148: Tax and deputy assessors; term of office; vacancies

40a:9-148.1: Tax and deputy assessors; qualifications and duties

40a:9-149: Tax assessors; appointment by Governor in certain cases

40a:9-150: Chapter 211 of the laws of 1966 saved from repeal

40a:9-152: Tenure of municipal treasurer

40a:9-152.1: Removal of municipal treasurer; complaint; hearing; review

40a:9-153: Chapter 190 of the laws of 1943 saved from repeal

40a:9-154: Poundkeepers

40a:9-154.1: Adult school crossing guards; appointment; term; revocation; qualifications; supervision and direction

40a:9-154.10: Fingerprints; investigation

40a:9-154.11: Training course

40a:9-154.12: Uniform; insignia

40a:9-154.13: Fees

40a:9-154.14: Designation

40a:9-154.15: Exclusion

40a:9-154.2: Training of adult school crossing guards

40a:9-154.3: Uniform provided to adult school crossing guard; exemption

40a:9-154.4: Stations; time period

40a:9-154.5: Municipal superintendent of public works; defined

40a:9-154.6: Tenure of office; continuous holding of office for 5 years; ordinance

40a:9-154.6a: Definitions

40a:9-154.6b: Public Works Advisory Board, appointment, terms; certification requirements for managers

40a:9-154.6c: Issuance of public works manager certificate without examination; requirements

40a:9-154.6d: Application fee, examination

40a:9-154.6e: Application for certificate

40a:9-154.6f: Revocation, suspension of certificate

40a:9-154.6g: Certificate required after January 1, 1997; exemptions, penalties

40a:9-154.6h: Renewal of certificates

40a:9-154.6i: Fees established

40a:9-154.7: Parking enforcement officers

40a:9-154.8: Limitations

40a:9-154.9: Minimum qualifications

40a:9-155: Members of governing body eligible for certain offices; exceptions

40a:9-156: Elective and appointive officers; commencement of term of office; exceptions

40a:9-157: Temporary appointments

40a:9-158: Temporary leave of absence; substitute

40a:9-159: Leave of absence for certain officers and employees entering the armed forces of the United States

40a:9-160.1: Compensatory time off for employees who are members of certain volunteer organizations

40a:9-161: Removal of officers and employees; procedure; exceptions

40a:9-163: Change in government; effect on officers

40a:9-164: Delegates to certain conventions

40a:9-165: Salaries, wages or compensation of mayor or other chief executive; officers and employees; exceptions; referendum

40a:9-165.1: Compensation of members of governing body and chief executive; determination; effective date and procedure for protest

40a:9-167: Referendum on ordinance fixing salaries, wages or compensation

40a:9-168: Petition for referendum on salaries, wages or compensation

40a:9-171: Compensation for services notwithstanding statute declared unconstitutional

40a:9-172: Judicially determined illegal suspension or dismissal; officer or employee entitled to recover salary; proviso

40a:9-173: Hospital service or medical service group insurance; authorization for deductions from salaries

40a:9-174: Compensation for injury or death to member of governing body or other officer in performance of duty

40a:9-175: Statutes repealed