New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:4-3.7 - Written Notice; Hearing

30:4-3.7. Written notice; hearing
4. a. Upon receipt of an applicant or employee's criminal history record information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Division of State Police, as applicable, the commissioner shall notify the applicant or employee, in writing, of the applicant's or employee's qualification or disqualification for employment under this act. If the applicant or employee is disqualified, the conviction or convictions which constitute the basis for the disqualification shall be identified in the written notice.

b. The applicant or employee shall have 30 days from the date of written notice of disqualification to petition the commissioner for a hearing on the accuracy of the criminal history record information or to establish his rehabilitation under subsection b. of section 2 of this act. The commissioner may refer any case arising hereunder to the Office of Administrative Law for administrative proceedings pursuant to P.L.1978, c.67 (C.52:14F-1 et al.).

c. The commissioner shall not maintain any individual's criminal history record information or evidence of rehabilitation submitted under this section for more than six months from the date of a final determination by the commissioner as to the individual's qualification or disqualification to be an employee pursuant to this act.

d. The Commissioner of Human Services shall initiate a criminal history record background check on all current employees no later than 120 days after the effective date of this act.

L.1988,c.45,s.4; amended 1993,c.1,s.2.

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