N.J. Stat. § 30:4-123.51f

Current through L. 2023, c. 320.
Section 30:4-123.51f - Study to determine cost savings due to reduction of prison population; "Corrections Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention Fund."
a. The Commissioner of Corrections, in consultation with the Chairman of the State Parole Board and the State Treasurer, shall conduct a study to determine the fiscal impact of cost savings that may be realized from the reduction of prison population due to compassionate release and the elimination of mandatory minimum terms of parole ineligibility for certain inmates.
b. The commissioner shall issue an annual report to the Governor and, pursuant to section 2 of P.L. 1991, c.164 (C.52:14-19.1), to the Legislature setting forth the results of the study required by subsection a. of this section.
c. The Commissioner of Corrections shall deposit any cost savings realized pursuant to subsection a. of this section into a special non-lapsing fund which shall be known as the "Corrections Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention Fund." Monies in the fund shall be used to support recidivism reduction programs, including community-based and prison-based programs, such as educational and vocational training, and for other services to facilitate inmates' successful reentry.

N.J.S. § 30:4-123.51f

Added by L. 2020, c. 109,s. 1, eff. 10/19/2020.