N.J.S.A. 2B:12-17.21. a. In any matter concerning Title 39 of the Revised Statutes where death or serious bodily injury has occurred, regardless of whether the death or serious bodily injury is an element of the offense or violation, the Superior Court shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the offense or violation until such time that the Superior Court transfers the matter to the municipal court. For the purposes of this section, the term "serious bodily injury" shall have the meaning set forth in subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:11-1.
b. The Attorney General may develop guidelines establishing procedures to be followed for prosecutions involving violations of N.J.S.2C:11-4, N.J.S.2C:11-5 or section 1 of P.L.1997, c.111 (C.2C:11-5.1) or criminal offenses involving serious bodily injury and underlying motor vehicle offenses arising from the same incident consistent with the provisions of P.L.2006, c.28 (C.2B:12-17.2 et al.).
C.52:17B-211 Uniform enforcement relative to death, serious bodily injury resulting from motor vehicle accident.
2. In order to promote uniform enforcement in matters when death or serious bodily injury arises out of a motor vehicle incident, any guidelines developed by the Attorney General pursuant to the provisions of section 1 of this act, P.L.2006, c.28 (C.2B:12-17.2), may be disseminated to the county prosecutors.
3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved June 29, 2006.