44:14-3. Distribution of funds; determination
Funds shall be distributed under this act according to the following formula;
CW CWS E=—- — —— x CP CP SP
E is the entitlement for any given county;
CW is the cost of welfare to the county government in the State fiscal year ending in the calendar year prior to the calendar year in which funds are to be distributed, reduced by a factor reflecting any excess county AFDC error rate above the Statewide average AFDC error rate, as determined by the Division of Public Welfare;
CP is the population of the county;
CWS is the cost of welfare to all county governments in the State, in the State fiscal year ending in the calendar year prior to the calendar year in which funds are to be distributed;
SP is the population of the State.
If the per capita county cost of welfare is less than the Statewide per capita cost of welfare, there shall be no entitlement for that year.
For the purpose of this act: a. “population” means the population estimates of the Department of Labor and Industry for the most recent year before the year in which the distribution is made; except that in the 2 calendar years immediately following a Federal decennial census, the census figures shall be used; b. “cost of welfare to the county government” means the amount expended by the county to meet its share of the net assistance cost of the supplemental security income and aid to families with dependent children programs, exclusive of administrative and social services expenditureS.
L.1981, C. 60, S.3, eff. March 3, 1981.
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