New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:13a-12 - Powers.

13:13A-12 Powers.

12.The commission shall have the following powers:

a.To adopt and from time to time amend and repeal suitable bylaws for the management of its affairs;

b.To maintain offices at such place or places within the State as it may designate;

c.To enter upon any building or property in order to conduct investigations, examinations, surveys, soundings, or test borings necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 13 and 14 of this act, all in accordance with due process of law;

d.To receive and accept, from any Federal or other public agency or governmental entity, grants or loans for, or aid of, the purposes of sections 13 and 14 of this act, and to enter into cooperative agreements with the Federal Government or any other public or governmental agency for the performance of such acts as may be necessary and proper for the purposes of sections 13 and 14 of this act;

e.To enter into any and all agreements or contracts, execute any and all instruments, and do and perform any and all acts or things necessary, convenient, or desirable for the purposes of the commission or to carry out any power expressly given to the commission in this act;

f.To conduct examinations and investigations, hear testimony and take proof under oath at public or private hearings, of any material matter, require attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers and issue commissions for the examination of witnesses who are out of State, unable to attend, or excused from attendance;

g.To petition the Legislature for specific direction or appropriation to accomplish commission objectives, in the event of substantial disagreement between the commission and the department; and

h.To establish and charge, in accordance with a fee schedule to be set forth by rule or regulation adopted pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), reasonable fees for (1) the review of applications for a proposed governmental, public or private project and other applications filed with or otherwise brought before the commission, and (2) other services the commission may provide. Fees collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited into a separate account, and shall be dedicated for use by the commission solely for the purposes of administering and enforcing its responsibilities pursuant to the "Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Law of 1974," P.L.1974, c.118 (C.13:13A-1 et seq.), and any rules or regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

L.1974, c.118, s.12; amended 2007, c.142, s.1.

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