17:16C-87 Maintenance, preservation of books, accounts, records, annual report; violations, penalties.
26. a. Every home repair contractor, home financing agency and holder of a home repair contract shall maintain at its place or places of business such books, accounts and records relating to all transactions under this act as will enable the commissioner to enforce full compliance with the provisions hereof. All such books, accounts and records shall be preserved and kept available for such period of time as the commissioner may by regulation require. The commissioner may prescribe the minimum information to be shown in such books, accounts and records of the licensee so that such records will enable the commissioner to determine compliance with the provisions of this act.
b.The commissioner may require a licensee to file an annual report containing that information required by the commissioner by regulation concerning business conducted as a licensee in the preceding calendar year. The report shall be submitted under oath and in the form and within the time specified by the commissioner by regulation.
c.A licensee that fails to make and file its annual report in the form and within the time provided in this section shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $100 for each day's failure, and the commissioner may revoke or suspend its authority to do business in this State. The penalty may be collected in a summary proceeding pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.). A warrant may issue in lieu of a summons.
L.1960,c.40,s.26; amended 2005, c.199, s.22; 2007, c.81, s.22.
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