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Division of Pensions & Benefits

Sources for Legislative Information

New Jersey Pension- and Benefit-related Legislation

See below for information about the statutes governing the New Jersey State-administered retirement systems and benefit programs. Any questions can be directed to the NJDPB via our contact page

Program Statutes (N.J.S.A)
Establishment of the Division 52:18A-95 et seq.
Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) 43:15A-1 et seq.
Teachers' Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF) 18A:66-1 et seq.
Police and Firemen's Retirement System (PFRS) 43:16A-1 et seq.
State Police Retirement System (SPRS) 53:5A-1 et seq.
Judicial Retirement System (JRS) 43:6A-1 et seq.
Prison Officers Pension Fund (POPF) 43:7-1 et seq.
Consolidated Police and Firemen's Pension Fund (CPFPF) 43:16-1 et seq.
Legislative Retirement System (LEGS) 43:15A-135 et seq.
Workers Compensation Judges Part of PERS 43:15A-142 et seq.
Prosecutors Part of PERS 43:15A-155 et seq.
Alternate Benefits Program (ABP) 18A:66-168 et seq.
Defined Contribution Retirement Program (DCRP) 43:15C-1 et seq.
Deferred Compensation 52:18A-163 et seq.
Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust (SACT) 52:18A-107 et seq.
(Section 125) Cafeteria Plans — Tax$ave 52:14-15.1a
State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) 52:14-17.25 et seq.
School Employees' Health Benefits Program 52:14-17.25 et seq.
Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission 52:9HH-1 et seq.
Pension Adjustment Program 43:3B-1 et seq.
Pensioners In Public Employment 43:3C -1 et seq.
Old Age and Survivors Insurance For Public Employees 43:22-1 et seq.
Administrative Law 52:14B-1 et seq.


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