New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1e-102 - Definitions

13:1E-102. Definitions
As used in this act:

a. "Closing costs" or "closure" means all activities and costs associated with the design, purchase, construction or maintenance of all measures required by the department, pursuant to law, in order to prevent, minimize or monitor pollution or health hazards resulting from sanitary landfill facilities subsequent to the termination of operations at any portion thereof, including, but not necessarily limited to, the costs of the placement of earthen or vegetative cover, the installation of methane gas vents or monitors and leachate monitoring wells or collection systems at the site of any sanitary landfill facility, and the cost of general liability insurance, including environmental impairment liability insurance, or an amount sufficient to create a self-insurance fund as may be determined by the Board of Public Utilities pursuant to section 10 of P.L.1981, c. 306 (C. 13:1E-109), to fund potential claims against the owner or operator of the sanitary landfill facility during the closure and post-closure period.

b. "Owner or operator" means and includes, in addition to the usual meanings thereof, every owner of record of any interest in land whereon a sanitary landfill facility is or has been located, and any person or corporation which owns a majority interest in any other corporation which is the owner or operator of any sanitary landfill facility.

c. "Division" means the Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury.

d. "Director" means the Director of the Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury.

e. "Tax period" means every calendar month, or any other period as may be prescribed by rule and regulation adopted by the director, on the basis of which the owner or operator of a sanitary landfill facility is required to report to the director pursuant to this act.

f. "Taxpayer" means the owner or operator of a sanitary landfill facility subject to the tax provisions of this act.

L. 1981,c.306, s.3; amended by L. 1987,c.347,s.1.

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