44:5-18. Annual appropriations for purposes of section 44:5-17
The governing body of a county having a population of 850,000 or more according to the latest federal decennial census may make for the purposes of R.S.44:5-17. Provision by counties over 850,000 for maintenance of patients in hospitals an annual appropriation of not more than $10,000.00 for each hospital, to pay for the support and maintenance of such persons therein, which sum shall be included in the annual tax levy and collected in the same manner and at the same time as the other county taxes; but that sum or so much thereof as may be unexpended at the end of the fiscal year in the county shall become a part of the sum authorized to be appropriated for the next fiscal year and be deducted from the amount authorized by R.S.44:5-17. Provision by counties over 850,000 for maintenance of patients in hospitals to be appropriated and collected for the succeeding year.
Amended by L.1961, C. 63, p. 560, S.3; L.1969, C. 188, S.5, eff. Nov. 7, 1969; L.1971, C. 459, S.3, eff. Feb. 29, 1972; L.1981, C. 462, S.53.
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