Title 18A.

Chapter 71.

Article 14 (New)

Military Selective

Service Requirement


C. 18A:71-106 &


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P.L. 1997, CHAPTER 220, approved August 20, 1997

Senate Committee Substitute for

Senate, No. 1283



An Act concerning loan, grant and scholarship assistance to attend postsecondary institutions and supplementing chapter 62 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.


      Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:


      1. A student who is subject to the provisions of the "Military Selective Service Act," 50 U.S.C. App. 453, shall not be eligible to receive any State-funded loan, grant, or scholarship for attendance at any postsecondary institution without verification of compliance with the requirements of that act. Verification of compliance shall be satisfied as follows:

      a. for a student who uses the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or its equivalent to receive financial aid, verification of military selective service compliance provided under the federal "Higher Education Act of 1965," Pub.L.89-329 (20 U.S.C.§1001 et seq.) shall be satisfactory;

      b. for a student who does not use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or its equivalent, the institution or agency awarding the financial aid shall not disburse the aid until provided proof, as specified by regulations, that the student has complied with the requirements of the "Military Selective Service Act."


      2. The Office of Student Assistance shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), which are necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.


      3. This act shall take effect immediately and the provisions of section 1 shall apply to the 1997-98 academic year and thereafter.



Requires student to comply with Military Selective Service Act as condition for receipt of State-funded financial assistance for postsecondary education.