5. a. Prior to the deposit of license plate fees collected pursuant to section 3 of this act into the fund, amounts thereof as are necessary shall be used to reimburse the division for all costs reasonably and actually incurred, as stipulated by the director, for:
(1) producing, issuing, renewing, and publicizing the availability of coastal protection license plates; and
(2) any initial fees, in an amount not to exceed $150,000, collected from the issuance of coastal protection license plates to be allocated to the division to pay the cost of any computer programming changes that may be necessary to implement the coastal protection license plate program established by this act.
b. The director shall annually certify to the commissioner the average cost per license plate incurred in the immediately preceding year by the division in producing, issuing, renewing, and publicizing the availability of coastal protection license plates. The annual certification of the average cost per license plate shall be approved by the Joint Budget Oversight Committee, or its successor.
c. In the event that the average cost per license plate as certified by the director and approved by the Joint Budget Oversight Committee, or its successor, is greater than the $50 application fee established in subsection a. of section 3 of this act in two consecutive fiscal years, the director may discontinue the issuance of coastal protection license plates.
39:3-27.52. Recommendation for appropriation; distribution
6. a. The Governor shall include in the annual budget recommendations to the Legislature pursuant to section 11 of article 3 of P.L.1944, c.112 (C.52:27B-20), a recommendation for an appropriation from the fund for the purposes set forth in this section. The Legislature shall annually appropriate to the department from the first $1,000,000 in license plate fees collected pursuant to section 3 of this act and deposited in the fund:
(1) An amount not to exceed $600,000 for the cost of any program of the department, or conducted in cooperation with the Department of Corrections that utilizes prisoners to clean up or maintain beaches or shores;
(2) An amount not to exceed $200,000 for the cost of providing aircraft overflights for monitoring, surveillance and enforcement activities of the Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program established by the department;
(3) An amount not to exceed $150,000 for establishment of a program of grants for the construction of sewage pump-out devices for marine sanitation devices and portable toilet emptying receptacles at public or private marinas or boatyards in furtherance of the provisions of P.L.1988, c.117 (C.58:10A-56 et seq.); and
(4) An amount not to exceed $50,000 to implement the provisions of the "New Jersey Adopt a Beach Act," P.L.1992, c.213 (C.13:19-22 et seq.).
b. If an amount less than $1,000,000 is collected from license plate fees pursuant to section 3 of this act in any given year, the amounts provided in paragraph (1) through paragraph (4), inclusive, of this subsection shall be reduced proportionately, and no amounts shall be credited to the special emergency reserve account created pursuant to subsection b. of section 4 of this act.