New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1e-48.23 - Revocation; Suspension Of Registration; Reissuance, Reinstatement.

13:1E-48.23 Revocation; suspension of registration; reissuance, reinstatement.

23. a.The departments, after hearing, may revoke or suspend the registration issued to any transporter or facility upon a finding that the transporter or facility has:

(1)violated this act, or any rule, regulation, or administrative order adopted or issued pursuant thereto;

(2)violated any law, or any rule, regulation, or administrative order adopted or issued pursuant thereto, related to pollution of the environment or endangerment of the public health; or

(3)refused or failed to comply with any lawful order of either of the departments.

b.If the transporter or facility continues to operate while suspended the departments shall revoke the registration and authorization of the transporter or facility to operate in the State. After completion of the term of suspension, a transporter or facility may, after a hearing, reapply to the departments to have their registration, or other authorization to operate, reissued or reinstated.

(1)If a violation involving the illegal or improper disposal of regulated medical waste in New Jersey is committed by a transporter or facility that is registered and authorized in another state, the Attorney General of New Jersey shall notify the Attorney General or other equivalent authority of that state within 30 days.

(2)If information concerning a transporter or facility registered and authorized in this State and found in violation of another state's medical waste disposal laws is received by the Attorney General or another State governmental entity, the Attorney General or other State governmental entity shall forward the information to the departments. Within 60 days, the departments shall determine if the information is sufficient to hold a hearing and consider the suspension or revocation of any registration or other authorization to operate, pursuant to this section.

L.1989, c.34, s.23; amended 2012, c.65, s.3.

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