ASSEMBLY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE

 

STATEMENT TO

 

ASSEMBLY, No. 4436

 

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

DATED:  JUNE 6, 2024

 

      The Assembly State and Local Government Committee reports favorably Assembly Bill No. 4436.

      This bill requires construction contracts entered into under the "Local Public Contracts Law" to allow the contractor to pay enforcing agency fees imposed under the "State Uniform Construction Code" by way of a card payment system or electronic funds transfer system. 

      Under the bill, a local unit is required to establish a card payment system and electronic funds transfer system for payments required to be made under the "State Uniform Construction Code Act," P.L.1975, c.217 (C.52:27D-119 et seq.).  A local unit is required to establish a card payment system or electronic funds transfer system by passage of a resolution of the governing body.