44:10-62.3 Establishment of pilot program for transfer of ownership of surplus State motor vehicles to certain nonprofit entities.
3. a. The State Treasurer is authorized to establish a pilot program for the transfer of ownership and title of surplus State motor vehicles to any qualified nonprofit charitable organization for the purpose of providing transportation to persons eligible for transportation assistance under the Work First New Jersey program, established under the “Work First New Jersey Act,” pursuant to Phamplet Law 1997, Chapter 38 (44:10-55. Short title et seq.).
b. As used in this section, “surplus State motor vehicle” shall mean any motor vehicle that is in the custody and control of any State department, commission, board, body, or other agency of the State and is deemed by the Director of the Division of Purchase and Property in the Department of the Treasury as surplus, obsolete or no longer suitable for the purpose for which it was intended.
C. In determining whether to establish such a pilot program, the State Treasurer shall consult with the Commissioner of the Department of Human Services and shall solicit and consider information provided by county agencies responsible for administering the Work First New Jersey program. The State Treasurer shall also consider whether it may be possible to realize net cost savings to the State through such a program.
d. A pilot program established pursuant to this section, shall be designed to maximize, to the greatest extent possible, potential net cost savings to the State and shall include such terms and conditions as the State Treasurer shall provide by regulations adopted pursuant to the “Administrative Procedure Act,” P.L.1968, C. 410 (52:14B-1. Short title et seq.).
e. In determining the eligibility of a nonprofit charitable organization to participate in a pilot program established pursuant to this section, the State Treasurer shall examine the organization’s experience in providing donated motor vehicles to recipients of public assistance and the availability of mass transportation facilities, including but not limited to New Jersey Transit bus or rail routes, in the geographic area in which the nonprofit organization operateS.
f. The State shall not be liable for any damages that may result from the use or operation of any motor vehicle transferred pursuant to this section.
g. The State Treasurer shall report findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature within two years of the establishment of a pilot program pursuant to this section.
L.2008, C. 105, S.3.
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