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27:25-15.1b  Liability to New Jersey Transit for training; terms defined.3. a. If a person who was appointed as a police officer of the New Jersey Transit Police Department pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1989, c.291 (C.27:25-15.1) resigns and is subsequently appointed to a county or municipal law enforcement agency, a police department of an educational institution pursuant to P.L.1970, c.211 (C.18A:6-4.2 et seq.) or a State law enforcement agency within 120 days of resignation, and if that person held a probationary appointment at the time of resignation or held a permanent appointment for 30 days or less prior to resignation, the appointing county or municipal law enforcement agency, educational institution or State law enforcement agency shall be liable to the New Jersey Transit Corporation for the total certified costs incurred by the corporation in the examination, hiring, and training of the person.

b.If a person who was appointed as a police officer of the New Jersey Transit Police Department pursuant to section 2 of P.L.1989, c.291 (C.27:25-15.1) resigns and is subsequently appointed to a county or municipal law enforcement agency, the police department of an educational institution pursuant to P.L.1970, c.211 (C.18A:6-4.2 et seq.) or a State law enforcement agency within 120 days of resignation, and if that person held a permanent appointment for more than 30 days but less than two years at the time of resignation, the appointing county or municipal law enforcement agency, educational institution or State law enforcement agency shall be liable to the New Jersey Transit Corporation for one-half of the total certified costs incurred by the corporation in the examination, hiring, and training of the person.

c.The appointing county or municipal law enforcement agency, educational institution or State law enforcement agency shall notify the New Jersey Transit Corporation immediately upon the appointment of a police officer formerly employed by the corporation and shall reimburse the corporation within 120 days of the receipt of the certified costs.

d.As used in this section:

"County or municipal law enforcement agency" means and includes, but is not limited to, a county or municipal police department or force, a county corrections department and a county sheriff's office.

"Examination costs" means and includes, but is not limited to, the costs of all qualifying examinations and public advertisements for these examinations.

"State law enforcement agency" means and includes, but is not limited to, the police department of a State agency and the State Department of Corrections, but does not include the State Police.

"Training costs" means the police training course fees and the base salary received while attending the police training course as required by section 2 of P.L.1989, c.291 (C.27:25-15.1).

L.2000,c.106,s.3.