Bill Text: NJ S3254 | 2018-2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Appropriates total of $160,000 from General Fund to Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers University-Newark to establish Civic Leadership Summer Program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-07 - Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading [S3254 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2018-S3254-Introduced.html

SENATE, No. 3254

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED DECEMBER 6, 2018

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  M. TERESA RUIZ

District 29 (Essex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Appropriates total of $160,000 from General Fund to Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers University-Newark to establish Civic Leadership Summer Program.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


A Supplement to "An Act making appropriations for the support of the State Government and the several public purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 and regulating the disbursement thereof," approved July 1, 2018 (P.L.2018, c.53).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    In addition to the amounts appropriated under P.L.2018, c.53, there is appropriated out of the General Fund the following sum for the purpose specified:

 

74 DEPARTMENT OF STATE

30 Educational, Cultural, and Intellectual Development

36 Higher Educational Services

2416 Rutgers, The State University-Camden

GRANTS-IN-AID

82-2416 General Institutional Operations .........................................

$80,000

Total Grants-in-Aid Appropriation,                                                                                                 

$80,000

      Rutgers, The State University-Camden ...........................

Grants-in-Aid:

 

 

82      Civic Leadership Summer Program  ..........

($80,000)

 

 

The amounts hereinabove appropriated for Civic Leadership Summer Program shall be used to establish a summer program for high school students from New Jersey on the campus of Rutgers University-Camden.  The purpose of the program shall be to increase civic awareness among students who reside in areas that have low voter participation rates or otherwise demonstrate a lack of civic engagement at the community level.

 

74 DEPARTMENT OF STATE

30 Educational, Cultural, and Intellectual Development

36 Higher Educational Services

2417 Rutgers, The State University-Newark

GRANTS-IN-AID

82-2417 General Institutional Operations .........................................

$80,000

Total Grants-in-Aid Appropriation,                                                                                                 

$80,000

      Rutgers, The State University-Newark ...........................

Grants-in-Aid:

 

 

82      Civic Leadership Summer Program  ..........

($80,000)

 

 

The amounts hereinabove appropriated for Civic Leadership Summer Program shall be used to establish a summer program for high school students from New Jersey on the campus of Rutgers University-Newark.  The purpose of the program shall be to increase civic awareness among students who reside in areas that have low voter participation rates or otherwise demonstrate a lack of civic engagement at the community level.

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill makes a supplemental appropriation totaling $160,000 from the General Fund to Rutgers University-Camden and Rutgers University-Newark in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.  The funding would be used to establish a summer program for high school students from New Jersey that focuses on civic leadership.  The program's purpose would be to increase civic awareness among students who reside in areas that have low voter participation rates or otherwise demonstrate a lack of civic engagement at the community level.

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