17:22B-11. Issuance of supplemental, temporary licenses
11. a. Any firm, association, or corporation licensed as an adjuster under this act may at any time apply to the commissioner for the issuance of a supplemental license authorizing additional officers or directors of the corporation or additional members of the firm or association, as the case may be, to act as sublicensees and, if the requirements of this act are fully complied with as to each of the proposed sublicensees, the commissioner may thereupon issue to the licensee a supplemental license naming the additional persons as sublicensees.
b. (1) A license as a temporary sublicensee may be issued in the discretion of the commissioner for a 90-day period on the occasion of a catastrophic loss occurrence. An applicant for a license as a temporary sublicensee shall be sponsored by and work directly under the supervision of a licensed public adjuster. The temporary sublicensee shall be an agent of the sponsoring public adjuster, who shall bear full responsibility that the temporary sublicensee shall comply with this act and any rules or regulations promulgated hereunder.
(2) Proper application and a fee of $150 shall be required for license as a sublicensee pursuant to this subsection. A license as a temporary sublicensee pursuant to this subsection may be renewed for an additional 90-day period upon payment of an additional $150 fee.
(3) Information regarding adequate competency of the temporary sublicensee as a public adjuster shall be required by the commissioner.
(4) For the purposes of this subsection, "catastrophic loss occurrence" means an occurrence designated by the President of the United States or the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or the Governor of New Jersey or the State Office of Emergency Management in the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety, or any other authorized federal, State or local agency, as an emergency or a disaster and includes, but is not limited to, a flood, hurricane, storm or earthquake.
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