44:10-58. Establishment of Work First New Jersey program
4. a. The Work First New Jersey program is established in the Department of Human ServiceS.The commissioner shall take such actions as are necessary to implement and operate the program in accordance with the provisions of the federal “Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996,” Pub.L.104-193. The commissioner may delegate to the Commissioner of Labor, by agreement, any responsibility to assist a person in the transition to a work activity.
b. The program shall replace programs which were in effect prior to the enactment of this act, including : aid to families with dependent children (AFDC) pursuant to P.L.1959, C. 86 (C. 44:10-1 et seq.) and emergency assistance for AFDC recipient families; general public assistance (GA) pursuant to P.L.1947, C. 156 (44:8-107. Short title, other references et seq.), emergency assistance for GA recipients, and the GA employability program; and the Family Development Initiative established pursuant to P.L.1991, C. 523 (C. 44:10-19 et seq.).
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