New Jersey Revised Statutes § 13:1e-53 - Powers

13:1E-53. Powers
The commission shall have the following powers:

a. To adopt bylaws for the regulation of its affairs and the conduct of its business;

b. To adopt and have a seal and to alter the same at its pleasure;

c. To sue and be sued;

d. To enter into contracts upon such terms and conditions as the commission shall determine to be reasonable, and to pay or compromise any claim arising therefrom;

e. To call to its assistance and avail itself of the services of such employees of any State, county or municipal department, board, commission or agency as may be required and made available for such purposes;

f. To contract for and to accept any gifts or grants or loans of funds or financial or other aid in any form from the United States of America or any agency, instrumentality or political subdivision thereof, or from any other source and to comply, subject to the provisions of the act, with terms and conditions thereof;

g. To employ an executive director, consulting engineers, architects, attorneys, real estate counselors, appraisers, and such other consultants and employees as may be required in the judgment of the commission to carry out the purposes of this act, and to fix and pay their compensation from funds available to the commission therefor, all without regard to the provisions of Title 11, Civil Service, of the Revised Statutes;

h. To hold public meetings or hearings within this State on any matter related to the need for, or the siting of, major hazardous waste facilities;

i. To do and perform any acts and things authorized by this act under, through or by means of its own officers, agents and employees, or by contract with any person;

j. To adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c. 410 (C. 52:14B-1 et seq.) rules and regulations establishing eligibility standards to be utilized by the department in granting exemptions pursuant to subsection e. of section 12 of this act.

L.1981, c. 279, s. 5, eff. Sept. 10, 1981.

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