New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:48-2.63 - Additional Penalties, Remedies.

40:48-2.63 Additional penalties, remedies.

4.In addition to any other penalties or remedies authorized by the laws of this State, any person who violates any provision of P.L.2007, c.209 (C.40:48-2.60 et seq.) which results in seizure of the donation clothing bin shall be:

a.Subject to a penalty of up to $20,000 for each violation. The appropriate municipal agency may bring this action in the municipal court or Superior Court as a summary proceeding under the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.), and any penalty monies collected shall be paid to the chief financial officer of the municipality; and

b.Deemed ineligible to place, use, or employ a donation clothing bin for solicitation purposes pursuant to section 2 of P.L.2007, c.209 (C.40:48-2.61). A person disqualified from placing, using, or employing a donation clothing bin by violating the provisions of P.L.2007, c.209 (C.40:48-2.60 et seq.) may apply to the appropriate municipal agency to have that person's eligibility restored. The appropriate municipal agency may restore the eligibility of a person who:

(1)Acts within the public interest; and

(2)Demonstrates that he made a good faith effort to comply with the provisions of P.L.2007, c.209 (C.40:48-2.60 et seq.) and all other applicable laws and regulations, or had no fraudulent intentions.

L.2007, c.209, s.4.

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