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New Jersey Statutes, Title: App.A, EMERGENCY AND TEMPORARY ACTS

    Chapter 6: Drought surcharge fund; deposit of excess water charges

      Section: App.A:6-6: Appropriation of moneys; purposes

           All moneys in the "Drought Surcharge Fund" are hereby appropriated to the Drought Coordinator in the Department of Environmental Protection for disposition as directed by the Drought Coordinator, for the following purposes:

a. Water conservation promotion and the purchase of water conservation devices for distribution to water users affected by Executive Order No. 104;

b. Reimbursement, in whole or part, to water purveyors for reasonable expenses incurred in the administration and enforcement of the water surcharge program established pursuant to Executive Order No. 104, provided that the program is approved by the Drought Coordinator;

c. Reimbursement to customers and water users, in whole or in part, on proper claim therefor in such form and manner as the Drought Coordinator shall prescribe, of such sums collected from customers and water users, upon determination by the Drought Coordinator that the sums were either improperly levied, or that the sums have caused an undue hardship, or serve no useful purpose in the furtherance of the purposes of Executive Order No. 104, or such other justifiable circumstances as determined by the Drought Coordinator. Notice of the right to file for the reimbursement shall be included in customers' water bills and customers shall have 1 year from the date of receipt of the notice to file a claim; and

d. Reasonable administrative costs directly attributable to the present drought emergency incurred by the Drought Coordinator in the discharge of his duties and responsibilities under Executive Order No. 104.

(L.1981, c. 540, s. 2, eff. Jan. 12, 1982.)



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