15:8-1.1. Arsonists ineligible to be fire fighters
a. A person who is convicted of a violation of subsections a., b., c. or d. of N.J.S. 2C:17-1, concerning arson and arson related offenses, is ineligible for membership in a volunteer fire company.
b. A person who is convicted of a violation of N.J.S. 2C:33-3, concerning false public alarms, is ineligible for membership in a volunteer fire company for a period of 10 years from the date of the conviction.
c. For the purposes of this act, "membership in a volunteer fire company" means membership in a volunteer fire company organized pursuant to Title 15 of the Revised Statutes or Title 15A of the New Jersey Statutes, membership in a volunteer fire company or similar organization constituted in a fire district pursuant to N.J.S. 40A:14-70.1, membership in a junior firemen's auxiliary established pursuant to N.J.S. 40A:14-95, or nonpaid membership in a part-paid fire department or force established pursuant to chapter 14 of Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes.
L. 1985, c. 323, s. 1, eff. Sept. 17, 1985.
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