New Jersey Administrative Code
Chapter 63 - I BOAT NJ PROGRAM
Section 16:63-1.2 - Definitions

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 16:63-1.2
Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Applicant" means a person, government agency, public or private entity or organization, either for- or non-profit, that applies for I BOAT NJ Program funds.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

"Department" means the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

"Expression of Interest," "EOI" or "EOI application" means the first part of a two-part application process for grant program funding and a designated form for this purpose.

"Grant" means a monetary award provided to an applicant to fund a project pursuant to the program.

"Grantee" means an applicant in receipt of funds from the program.

"Hard match" means an actual monetary contribution from an applicant to an I BOAT NJ Project.

"I BOAT NJ Program" or "program" means the systematic evaluation, selection and administration by the Office of Maritime Resources, of projects receiving grants from an increase in boat registration fees dedicated in a separate line item in the Maritime Industry Fund.

"I BOAT NJ Project" or "project" means a project funded by the I BOAT NJ Program.

"Marine trade industry" means the direct and indirect activities supporting the recreational marine transportation system, including boat building and marine manufacturing, education and educators, science and technology, marinas, marine trades and support services, marine environmental enhancement services, and recreational boating and fishing.

"Maritime Industry Fund" means a separate, non-lapsing, dedicated account established in the General Fund pursuant to 27:1A-82, to provide for projects that support New Jersey's maritime industry, and managed by the Office of Maritime Resources.

"Maritime industry" means ports and terminals, ship services and boat building education, science and technology, marine trades and support services, ferries, movement of cargo and waterborne commerce, commercial and recreational fishing, navigation and government support services, including waterborne military operations and national security initiatives and the direct and indirect industries supporting the entire marine transportation system.

"Non-port projects" means those projects that do not relate to port commerce, navigation, transportation, development, and/or operations within New Jersey's port districts.

"Proposal" means the second part of the application process, consisting of a formal written statement, including supplemental materials, in support of the application for project grant funding.

"Office of Maritime Resources" or "Office" means the Office of Maritime Resources in the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

Amended by R.2009 d.378, effective 12/21/2009.
See: 41 N.J.R. 3208(a), 41 N.J.R. 4822(a).
Added definitions "Commissioner" and "Department".

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