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

      Section: 52:17B-168: Guidelines; program grant schedule, procedure

           10. a. Pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), the Attorney General shall promulgate guidelines for the receipt of program funds, procedures to ensure grantee accountability, and any other rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of this act.

b. Program grants shall be awarded in two annual cycles. Grants to municipalities with a fiscal year starting January 1 shall be announced no later than October 30 and shall be awarded on January 1. Grants to municipalities with a fiscal year starting July 1 shall be announced no later than April 30 and shall be awarded on July 1.

c. The Attorney General shall promptly notify eligible municipalities regarding the program established by this act and make available to them grant applications and guidelines within 30 days of this act's effective date.

d. Notwithstanding any law or regulation to the contrary, a municipality may expend grant moneys in the local budget year in which they are received.

e. Of the moneys deposited into the fund, not more than $375,000 shall be allocated to the Attorney General to enable the Division of Criminal Justice to provide technical and operational assistance to grantees, which shall include (1) assistance in implementing an effective community policing program, including training and the development of operational plans, schedules and strategies, and (2) coordination of and assistance with violent offender removal programs.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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