3. The Administrative Director of the Courts is authorized to phase-in the implementation of the provisions of P.L.2012, c.23 (C.2C:35-14.1 et al.) related to a program of mandatory sentencing and treatment of qualified offenders to special probation based on monies annually appropriated from the General Fund. Within 60 days of the effective date of this act, the program shall be established in no fewer than three court vicinages, and with further implementation occurring in no less than three additional vicinages in each fiscal year thereafter in a manner to be determined by the Administrative Director of the Courts provided that sufficient State funds have been appropriated. The Administrative Director of the Courts shall select appropriate vicinages for the implementation of the program. The program shall be fully implemented in the State no later than the fifth fiscal year following enactment provided that sufficient State funds have been appropriated.
L.2012, c.23, s.3.
Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-14.3
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- State: means the State of New Jersey. See New Jersey Statutes 2C:35-2